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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 28, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta The Letltbridge Herald Third Section 1973 25-30 shortage stir8 old prejudice Anti-Semitism bubbles again NEW YORK There Is a Jewish people tell about the tenacious naturt of tbelr existence. the story all the male members of a Jewish village were gathered to bear the ominous word that a 10-foot tidal wave was approaching and would sweep over the community in minutes. The men went home and told their families to im- mediately begin preparations going to be very difficult to live under 10 feet of The tale is a bit exaggerated to apply to present times but it No frost While outside temperatures dipped below zero In Saskatoon this horticulturist Fred Meyer kept a watchful eye on his poinsettia plants as they near the Christmas blooming season. U.S. legal revision urged By WARREN WEAVER JR. New York Times Service Chief Justice Warren E. Burger has called for a radical revision of American legal pcactice that could bar three-quarters or more of the lawyers in the country from appearing in court. Charging that one-third to one-half of the attorneys who presently go to court are inadequately experienced or the chief justice proposed establishment of a new set of specialized stan- dards that any lawyer would have to meet in order to engage in trial practice. judges consider a majority of trial lawyers not competent to give effective representation to their according to a sum- mary of the Burger speech made public by the Supreme Court information office. Burger made his recommendation in delivering the annual John'P. Sonnett memorial lecture at Fordham Law School at Lincoln in New York. Sonnett was a leading New York trial lawyer and an assistant attorney general of the United states. In an unusually controver- sial address for a chief justice of the United Burger also proposed for the first time that the legal be reduced from three to two with specialized courtroom train- ing thereafter for those interested in trial practice. The chief justice suggested that his proposed restrictions on trial practice could be patterned in part on the British under which only about of the lawyers are qualified to appear in rather than or general-purpose legal ad- visers. The Burger proposal seem- ed likely to arouse con- siderable the legal profession. While trial lawyers have' favored some separate designation for their many attorneys wouM. undoubtedly oppose be- ing uarred from appearing in court unless they passed a se- cond bar examination or demonstrated professional ex- perience. Attacking the that every graduate of a law school by virtue of that qualified for the ultimate confrontation in a Burger charged that other profession is as' casual or heedless of reality as If all lawyers who appear in court in civil rights and negligence cases were re- quired to meet professional in courtroom the chief justice trial' attorneys could learn their specialty in ad- vance from experts rather than trial and error at clients' By TOM Newspaper Enterprise Association serves as an indication that Jews in the United States are once again preparing for the worst. brought on by the fallout from the most recent Middle East is ap- parently on the rise in some subterranean circle in the na- tion and may eventually emerge as a force in the lives of some Americans. So far the prejudice is most- ly passive. Federal support for the Israelis during the Yom Kippur war has rekindl- ed old hatreds among some extremist organizations. Recent literature from groups such as the Christian Crusade Church and the National Socialists White People's Party has picked up on the themes of international controlled U.S. etc. In given the limited the slop is of little consequence. says an official of the Anti-Defamation the Jewish civil righ'ts regard the increase in hate literature as straws in the And the biased propagandists are sophisticating their zeroing in for example on the energy and are ex- pected to be fairly persuasive this winter if a shortage of Arab oil puts a chill in U.S. homes. Says Willis an official with the anti-Jewish Liberty Lobby in Americans will rue the day they angered winter when the American people are freezing in their darkened when the car is sitting in the driveway for lack of then the real change in public opinion will Already there has been at least one act of violence in the United States connected in- directly with the Middle East argument. A synagogue in was bomb- ed last June was a Jew- ish-owned and though the war had not yet nor the oil from Arabia proponents of the say they were politically motivated. Leroy head of a Carolina group called Rights of White declines responsibility for the bom- bings been arrested for complicity in but were done to show the Zionists that Americans are fed In Americans are hardly fed up. Ben director of the says that polls indicate a noticeable ero- sion of U.S. support for Israel down from 55 per cent in 1967 to 47 per cent in the most recent Gallup sampling but it remains over-wbelmlngly high when compared with what Gallup gives the 6 per cent support. Just the says the increase in hate group oratory and the decrease in Arab oil of great concern to And so the used to ethnic persecution World War II there were about 600 organizations in now there are about manoeuvering to counter new attacks. Says got a massive job of education before The ADL won't be educating in the old manner. The hoary slurs about hook noses and Jew York are not the problem in the 1970s. says is a new anti- much more sophisticated than and must be met with equally sophisticated defenses. He points to the controversy of reverse as that Jew- ish kids are being denied higher schooling because preference is given other minority groups. He says also that the U.S. government is funding anti-Jewish organizations. Epstein says such from oil concents aati- Zionist and In its severest Oil of California has already written tetters to stockholders on the and Standard chairman 0. N. Miller has even written the National Socialist White People's Party that he is gratified'1 their members our To fight back on the oil front the ADL intends to the American people that the energy crisis is not Israel's That if it were not for the Arabs would likely invent other reasons to use crude for powerplays. And as presidential energy consultant C. J. DiBona oil interruption now well be in our long range became It forces the nation to get to the business of finding alternative fuel sources. The Idea of the ADL oil says will be to get Americans griping about what rather than are doing. The ADL. arguments are fairly sound. But whether the American people will listen to them this winter no on the level of their thermostat reading. Semitism of says may be the growing move- ment inside the giant American oil companies to restructure U.S. governmen- tal priorities in the Middle East. Infant moduyllc wlg'flbn tan Monwnto Just 3 of the many wigs available at. noRmnn CQsmETic BOUTIQUE Gifts Wigs Perfumes College Mall Phone 328-1828 SANTA GLAUS WILL ARRIVE AT November 29th at 2 p.m Santa and his Elves will have a Gift for all the Kiddies that visit him this week and every week til Christmas. Visit SANTA'S DISPLAY across from CANADIAN ACCEPTANCE CORPORATION In the MALL 20M Mcyor McQTAth Drive LETHBRIDQI ;