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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 10, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 4 THE HE1.'.'? W, ilnoidnv, Ncuf'ber 10, 1971- Slmnn ISi'rron The storm 1 II 1 I 111 IHMIIU. Hut ho continues to Toons on the Indian border ition for all eventualities. s not (IH l ul where the U ulu sin h Mujibur Hah- 1 .is been taken, after his suni- n u t i i In i military t'uurt. u L i i n Sheikh Kah- i 1' L t 11 i i in ILI t in attitude to an attitude which h a s been t til In In h overtures I s U U i il-c a lon-j time ii. It can't bo clone over- 1 ipui i well knows. i i u n ui ruil community m t to bear on Yah- L i t sheikh Mujibur, 1 i a loru vay to defuse U (.n s MUuition. His re- i i xo is il irmina. If lie 1 i this would certainly pull the trigger to ik u that no one i i i '101 n in i i itn." li IJanala Desli i in i i t P ikistan are being 1 un 1 jobberies, blowing c i i s ition in Dacca, as- hbi nis are recent d on the border of t1 Inil in attempts So i ei p -t lesulted in U3 and 2W wounded ao its tiom Islamabad, tlpt now that the nt i dilc, it n Ins arrived at the IN PeKin, i'l its influeiH'e i i.iin, storm. But in IIL e i in be no satis- IL i so mi n tniil some way 15 t tinrl ioi thi t limns of refugees In return to their homes, leaving behind them the fear that drove them out. And so far. no on" has come out with a i in i 11 th i the one tl t is in in deniable to West PiK st i for the peo- ple o T t Pal stan Good news f n the pie nnig because he feared tt a ne did not he allowed to re- I i n to I in n country. His prize m i i u 000. has been de- p ted in f is" bank where il won't do him n u h o d ft s rod to uport that the Swedish frtc n nun ti has changed its mind nd the iwi hsh nnbassador in Mos- co f i nm 11 Ing. will probably pa tic r ite in the presentation cere- mnnv The reasons f i Swedish change ot heart have not been announced, but it is n it uninsomble to suspect that public pressure from abroad, parti- cularly in the press, is responsible. It s d to trunk so anyway, and a I It is ml ptospiLl to think about in a i ild 100 olten indifferent to sup- pression of freedom of speech and thought in countries ruled by alien ideologies. ANDY RUSSELL The sound of bugles HPHERE HIT 1 are as the places in -.vhich tlie wonderful v. mous with forests. Aiy-'.vr i- nitely v.iid r--vl ni another is nv bugle of a vs'! elk. tain qmili'y. that goes in just anothnr mined tin- and elK ;dl n-fjuii-- their home nrr! large poriicns il taincd. To me the bull elk is Few thir.L'.s 1 :..-.-.e nials, secor.r! world, thrnv. morninu, nnd .--ci-ri mountain i.-. a cn-jhic column of open moiitii r M A bull eli: -.-.i; to fiftef'ii of antlers each double from six 'o r.ire cither S .-iiccr 'Iramji. e-.i Mvn ;ire fjuite 50 ir'.' nnc of t.hcse iini- liie deer of ibe hi-. a irnAy l'i. f 11 nnrhur off the -i! -unit IIIIH-V a from tin- bulls ro .-ee1 v.i irurn ;i ;iiunynnd 1 Hif died nf il.eir Jl VJil'it.- r; One 1 made big lalirn nn near the h Thanks lo a multiplicity of access roads and had management, of environ- ment, the elk arc having a hard time lo Tito's aid to Allied cause under-rated 1 LOT a! (.'aiviiliim.s vviv curs ami now iiiabi- it ne- killed in the- SiTond World lor this nation to War. A lot '.UMV s.vrd R -v. I'vi-n than thi'-f mount- by a man nrmiril hi... Ilns na- of tllt, tie.n (night to havi- 'nil a day iv.ion'.' The Croats, for of celebration for Tito. one. And were they do- d their manpower whose sympi-ihu- n, s n nd 1Iul lhl h were avaihilile l in Vu slavia when thev could li been sitting en i front, waiting fot UliL t to come; or could h u t. the desert; or in L i u Italy. But who serve n i i I hi I i division in us death camps j II U 1 I II ll 1 W M 11 o hi i f n i 11 t nd M i i i il Hii Hi it mpiih is n ui i i 11 1 n n t ih n id i i Iho nil find d ii u ici in hi h imc n IIM t> bi u i mf n i i I i t> ml ot I in i M 1 the Germans were forced by Tito to nount a major offen- sive in Yugoslavia, lie had made things so bad for th.-m that Gcehbels wrote: "Tile partisans have made a mil of the Croat government." and Hitler sent for Colonel- (Inioral von l.ohr who wa- in command m -umlvasl Km n i awl ordered him to make an ill ui i ull on 1 r'n In i id h n i d il readv. nene them successful I ui tin i i i i inn dm" n us It arose out el eoi it 11 I id il'nd id n Hll n i ml i Ull h f i n l i 1 Ihi i' f it I if "d I e l nm I I ml m I i u i n i n n I mi Ih i i 11 11 [H K I i lion. II was called Operation V, U il (ibid II divisions with m: n md in si il llitlu i In me 1 the -th n 1 pio K of ll op i i tu n i nn t hi i i" i i il t in Inn In oil to Mussolini before Operation Weiss was launched. Us purpiise was to encircle and Tito's forces. The was achieved; (he destruction was not. The parii-ans fuughl tlu'ir way out of Hie ring, w'illi terrible casual- ties hut ir'.ael. They bad built up a svstem of hospitals be- cause a partisan commander must he able lo take care of his wounded or the heallhy will not fight. These hospitals con- sisted of such places as sod houses, cabins, byres, anything with cover and I hey were in remote places. Their locations were ken-; secret because wounded men are helpless and cni'iter-pariKins. or patrols, can destroy Hie confidence of a ferce by getting to its wound- ed and killing them. When Tilo fought his way c-.ii of the ring and through and Bosnia into Monle-iegro. he took his wound- ed him S'o the Axis Iried again. Thi-- time there were a! least Axis divisions and the I tell you I'm still running this ship name of the operation was Sehwaiv.. They failed again. In dii'.-e operations the finding was unbelievably UT and cruel. It was vital lo the Axis dial Tilo he de- stroyed; I hat this Weeding wou'rd he h.'iiled in southeast (Oiirope. II was net healed. H is exti aordinary, and one of I he shameful mys- (eriis of tiic war, (lint what Tilo mean! to the Allied cause came late lo (he under- slamiirg oi our .side. How it could come lo pass that it was TO! krrjwn how many troop.1! (he Axis had lo lie up in Yugo- slavia, will no doubt come out in the wash, perhaps years from r'W.. J'ul when Churchill began lo iindcr.-iiiiirl, he acted. It was llircu.L'h his personal in- 1 e r v e n I i o n Ilial Captain F. W. n. rn-akin, with a few ua-, into Tito's "round in M'nlencgro. It. was Hie cneniv wii'i told the Brit- ish what a Ilium Tilo was ill the flesh of the Axis: It was read in mienvoled messages thai betrayed the anxiety of die enemy about the roie of this man and his partisans whom llu could not de- Rut it was not merely a qucsiion of lying up troops away from the main theatres of war. Yugoslavia was one of Hie main theatres assaults involving or divisions widi artillery and air support arc major operatiors and the Axis forces were not sitting around: they were made to fight, to le-e irrn. to lose re- sources, lo lose confidence, to be in died demoralised be- cause 'wen when they could find a enemy they could not destroy him. Tito's contribuiion to the Allied cause as a man and morale destrover was immense. He broke llleir heart1-, he broke their anil if he had not been so occupied, (he Axis forces engaged by him would have been engaging us or die Russians somewhere else. This is the man who. when he ccnies to our has to be protected by extraordin- ary measures from people to whom this ration has been hos- pitable. i wiih blood on in the mountains li some internal d unsealed the Yugoslavia's indepi-nderee fn m the Soviets would have signified little, l! was tiie 'defection" of Tito the Comniunisi lhai opened the window- -o air. ft was so important lo MS in the West that the S'ovuo could not allow il to hap'.K-n again, in Hungary or Och'Kloiakia. The man r-houkl have been able lo our streol.i and lalk lo us Ireely and wiihoul fear. W f..i are people who ma'io that impossible? (Herald Special Service) Tim Truvnor Nixon's Indochina policy hurt by Senate vote Nixon's fiercest have well and m him into a comer. 'I come abundantly ci< manoeuvring stunning defeat of aid bill. From the n guration, one of ihf main concern.-; i tain pressure.- for v, vamping of fcrciL: ments and defence For all their ing actJvisLs nsnaliy unable to prevail deploy ment prestige and power. Having made scale down Southeast Asia ,'iwi at large, the prf-if large measure of countering tlic thcugh often v. iiii iilOVCS to I'inent in world had a ticcess in, MTV few Congressional votes, to spare, and" frequently after having made tactical concessions. There was another peak pe- riod of struggle early this fall, and once again the president largely prevailed on continued weapons sending and renewal of the draft. Thus, after years of effort to upset plans for con- tinued involvement in South- east. Asia, there were only a limited number of restrictions on action, includ- ing bans on the commitment of U.S. troops to Laos and Cam- bodia. As the activists mounted yet another push du.ring Octo- ber. the familiar pattern seem- ed to he repeating itself, ft was still not possible to swing Congress as a whole behind a Senate approved deadline for ending U.S. involvement i" Vietnam. The activists fell Letters To The Editor Cluillcn animal lovers Where are all tin- animal phoned and asked when we lovers? All the l.-thhridge were going to organic a hu- have mane society for this area? All those who have been so and distriet n '.S li'dlllwl lnn-rified by reported incidents "f cruelly'.1 All those who predate an ot tiers hrtwecn his lii-l., f lin11' Lnior' Mn.'l'r lhis ni'ly. TJlc anim.-ils and sninll urn !ira' Lcthbndjic. YVONNK M. D. U'thbridge and District lliinuitH! Society. Lelhbndgc. back on efforts to attach limit- ing features to expenditures on Indochina. As usual, the Nixon ad- ministration moved to block the initiative, specifically a provision that funds in the Senate be used only for the withdrawal of U.S. forces from Indochina. But, as the president, was foon to discover, he was not. dealing with the .same .situation as before. ft was amid anger and confusion over the U n i t ed Nations' China decision that, ihc administration condemned the proposed restriction on Indo- china spending. Taking the toughest possible line, tial supporters said v.ould rather have no aid bill lhaa one with restrictive provisions After the vole, the activists found thai yet another narrow defeat, had he-en added to the rebuff by the I'nited Nations. At that point., .some who liar! long .supported foreign aid. evi- dently determined thai they would have nothing lo do with an aid bill which did not con- lain the Indochina rrslrictiiais. Their del'irlion was an im- portant factor in the dramatic defeat of the hill. And they now find themselves with radically transformed p r o s p oc t s for pressing their case, ui I n d o- china. Overnight, a ha.s appeared i thi! comprehens icy sl.ruclure. uhich the presi- dent lias painslakiiigly devel- oped. As Mr. Nixon's cabinet associates are now feverishly 1 h e central premise of the Nixcn policy is Hint withdrawals of I'.S. forces from overseas military dul ics will be paralleled by increased aid lo help allies build up their own forces. In this context, do not simply add up to a demonsl.ralion of weak- ness a weakness which would, it is suggested, under- mine the U.S. capacity to ne- gotiate with the North Viet- namese in Paris, and with the Russians in relation to the Mid- dle -East and the limitation of strategic weapons. The administration thus must scramble to do what it can about the crack. Ideally, con- gress would authorize the con- iinuaUon of expenditures at last year's rate for a period of three months. This would allow time for the administration to mount a .strong campaign, pos- sibly in .support, of a remodelled bill. But quick interim tion would require the co-op- eration of key committee chair- men, a m o n g them J William I'Y.lbright, the president's chief congressional antagonist. They Looking backward ThrniiKli Tin- FliTiild name of the Sas- katoon, Calgary and Kdmonlnn professional hockey loop was this morninfi changed from The Big I-'ivc to the Weslern Can- ada Hockey League. The Dnmhells will present Iheir latosl offering, "As Yon at Hie Majes- tic Tlicalre for two nights. per cent of the weekly kill of hogs inspected at plaills in Western ('an.ida nuw is reiinired fur export to lircal Britain. The city has already completed ersinn el Iv.-o of ils three pniu-i lumse hoilers from ceal lo nalnral gas. lint I hi' Ihird liuiler will he ki pi on n coal feed system. A small hut growing museum ha.s Iteen set up in a vacant i ia-.M'nnm of Central School. 50-! 7th St. S., IIKHALD CO. LTD., I'ropri.'tor.x aim Pnhiishors Published by linn. A. lit TIIANAX O.irs f.Viil C'.Mcr of Trir Prf: r im Armcu.tiort Ihn Au.iit CLEO VJ. trlirn- THOMAS H. ADAMS, Gcn JOE RAl l_A Mflmxnnti Rclilnr ROY I- Mil.r.f, Advcr'ismti HtiRALD SfcRVES Till; SOUTH" ;