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2- The Sidney Herald, Sidney, Mont., Wednesday, May 19, 1971 i R =Opin ons= ,:!:! OUR IOUBLE STANDARD ON DESPOTISM Every school child has been taught about the Nazi persecution of the Jews. Even small children can quote the figure of six million Jews killed by Hitler. What they seldom hear about is the more than 30 million people who were killed in the Soviet Union by Communism, or the comparable lives taken by Red regimes in the past few decades in Mainland China, North Korea, North Vietnam and Cuba. What is even more to the point, yet what they are very rarely told, is that these jailings and killings are still going on in Communist countries. Most children are familiar with the sad stories of Auschwitz and Dachau. Few if any have heard of such similar places as Kilyma in the Soviet Union. The name of such notorious Communist butchers as Yezhov should be as familiar to us as Himmler. Yet even our university students have not heard of Kolyma or Yezhov. The information is readily available. Books like Eugene Lyons' Workers Paradise Lost (Twin Circle, 1969) or. Dr. Robert Conquest's The Great Terror (Macmillan 1968) clearly tell the story. ]'hey also point out the very pertinent fact that, unlike modern Germany, the leaders of the Soviet Union today were close collaborators with Stalin and are still carrying on his murderous methods. Radio announcers in New York City and elsewhere continue to refer to leaders of such countries as Spain as "dictator Franc." The same announcers never say "dic- tator Kosygin" They do not even refer to Mao Tse-tung as "dictator Mao." It is all part of the dishonest double standard practiced by modern liberals, who continue to see some good in Communism, no matter how much brutality it practices. SENSITIVITY TRAINING "HARMLESS AT BEST" Sensitivity training is "at best harmless and at worst, very dangerous" said Dr. Andree Emery, noted clinical counselor for the Hacker Psychiatric Clinics in Los Angeles "I have never seen any really positive results from sensitivity sessions, and l have seen many negative results where people couldn't take it," she said. "l don't think anyone has the moral right to invade another's privacy. In the pressure to reveal their hang-ups, some (sensitivity participants) go to pieces," she added. In addition, charged Dr. Emery, many sensitivity directors are insen- sitive and incompetent, and they tend to go after the weakest participants. It is no wonder many firms and organizations have abandoned sensitivity sessions. The human mind and emotions are far too complicated to be exposed to such tinkering. HATS OFF TO NIAGARA UNIVERSITY Some time ago Niagara University, operated by the Vincentian Fathers in upstate New York, received na o tional attention when its president, Ft. Kenneth E. Slat- fiery, wrote a letter to the students, parents, and alumni . o . . .... statmg the umveraty's retention to mamtaan Its Christian !heritage. At issue were a student request for co-ed visita- tion in the dormitories, and a decision over whether to ask for financial aid from the State of New York. The university decided against both propositions. Mindful of the move away from traditional student supervision, and beset by acute financial problems, the university nevertheless felt it must stand by the tradi- tional responsibility of providing moral guidance. If it had accepted State financial aid under New York law, the 115-year-old institution would have had to secularize its programs and could nc longer stress its religious character. To have permitted co-ed visitation in the dormitories would have been a lessening of re- sponsibility the school felt it is expected to exert In these days of permissiveness and shirking of re- sponsibilities at all levels of society, it Is praiseworthy for one of our well-known universities to stand firm in its beliefs. Community Service Federal Government Involved Action Deferred on Feed Lots By ROBERT E. M[LLER Montana Press Association The State Board of Healt has deferred any action on reg- ulation of Montana's Livestock feed lots, but the federal govern- ment proposes to be quite strict in enforeemem of its restric- tions. That was the result of abear- ir held in Helena recently on a proposed set ofguidelines which the state agency had said it wanted to put into effect. The state board was warned that its proposed set of regula- tions would have faced the feed- lot industry with disaster. Whether the federal rules will be any less restrictive remains to be seen. Initially, however, it appears that the federal agen- cy will impose restrictions only 'x( on the larger feedlots, those o SOo 8ISCtJaT'S wIT'W "lT-(.t tSCL -- \\; with a minimum of 300 animals, t.DP LocK:>-It4 COV4f.:Y -d.4P,'( "\\;\ while the state regulations would have applied to all, re- gardless of size. Regardless of what the State Board of Health finally decides to do, the feedlot operator must get a federal permit by July 1, John Hardaway of the Denver office of the Environmental Pro- tection Agency, told the Helena hearing. This will apply to all feedlot operators who discharge waste into navigable waters or their tributaries (which means any stream). Applications for per- mits must go to the Army Corps of Engineers. If the ap- by Jackie Oblivious to the dictates of went about her annual task of clothing finery this week. While the designers shouted, ignored the noise and quietly arrayed her Months ago, a thoughtless human / ..... to the ground. Now, Mother ages a tuft of soft, i around ; i spears will , sightly beer can. bathes the Human warm ra grass to grow. ; Placidly courages the Amid the Nature, with infinite concern for all, abides. With subtle persistence She teaches the things. Despite Man's mostly inconsiderate occurred to Mother Nature that her beautiful world is a thankless task. It is only Man who despairs. Humans are the only children in the fully realized they have a right to he here i When our right to exist here ceases, with purpose, covers us over. Therefore, it behooves us toen while we have the right. Maybe we could begin by not dropping the | place. I1[ I I I II [ I relatives arc being returned from Viet Nam for.the final internment. "Pallbearers wilt include Senators Fulbright, Kennedy and McGovern. "Officiating at the funeral rite will be recent justices of the U.S. Supreme Court and the heads of state of the Soviet Union. North Viet Nam and Red China. "'All members of the funeral proces- sion have not been determeal, but honorary pallbearers will include moralr marchers. "In lieu of flowers, mournersrmay send old campaign ribbons and viry medals from the Korean conflict, the Berlin airlift, World Wars i and !i. the Spanish-American war and other skirmishes which the nation attempted to win. "Burial will be in the Tomb Of t) :;:. Unknown Soldier.'" .. We wish to share this with wm "Reprinted from tTAustin American and Statesman"-Ralph D Dratte. Publisher, An oHuary "THE U.S. ARMY, mortally wounded at My Lai on March 16, 1068, died Monday at the age of more than 194 years at Fort Benning, Ga. "Survivors include three brothers. the U.S. Air Force, the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Marine Corps. However. all may be suffering from the same afflic- tion to which the army succumheL "The mother also survive, but she is left without visible means of support. "The army was proceeded in death by discipline, obedience, pride, honor, sacrifice and patriotism. 'Tney have been succeeded by anarchy, civil disobedience, shame, defeat, selfishnes and apathy. "The death was announced by a general court martial of six men. Funeral rites apparently will be pend- ing for a number of months while plicant is found to be in viola- Not only will federal regula- tion of U. S. regulations hoper- lions apply to livestock feed- it will be issued unless he lots, but also to those raising presents an adequate schedule chickens and turkeys. of compliance. Violators face a Some of the state officials $2,500 penalty, attending the hearing maintain- CHAMBER CHATT E R ::::: FAIRGROUND UTILIZATION DISCUSSED '".. ::;:;:: CA LVI N ORAW The Executive Sub - Com- mittee of the Sidney Chamber of Commerce that has been concerning itself with seeking ways for more utilization of the Richland County Fairgrounds met last week to summarize the survey they have been con- ducting in Richlmfl County. The committee, under the chairmanship of LeRoy Ander- son, is composed of Jackie Anderson, Rusty Packard and Dolph Bosshard. By means of the survey the committee is trying to deter- mine the actual need for addi- tional fairground use and what type of utilization is desired by the people of Richland County. The stwvey was presented in the Sidney Herald with backup from KGCX radio. The response has been only fair and if anyone has not ex- pressed their ideas on how the fairgrounds may be utilized, please send your ideas to the Sidney Chamber of Commerce in Sidney. The committee feels that since the fairgrounds are supported by the residents of Richland County, the ideas should come from the taxpay- Letter Dear Editor; I wish to thank everyone who assisted in spring clean- up day May 14. A special thank you to students who did most of the back - bending work and to the J,vceens who prepared the food furnished by the dney Chamber of Commerce and Blue Rock Pepsi Company. Many local businessmen do- nated the use of trucks while law enforcement officials con- trolled traffic to prevent any mishaps while approximately 12 miles of roads surrounding Sidney was cleaned of MI trash. I'm sure the people of Rich- land County appreciate your ef- fort to preserve the beauty of our community. Bruce Harris Mayor of Sidney ers who are residents of the County. ttIGHWAY 200 .MEETING Last Saturday Dan Price, Jay Lalonde, Pete Degel and I at- tended the 1971 Spring meeting of the Highway 200 Association in Jordan. Representatives in attendance were from Great Fails, Lewistown, Circle, Jor- dan, Sidney and Fairview. The topics of discussion were the new travel pamphlets and the needed improvements for High- way 200. Highway 200 is a newly dedi- cated vacation route promoted by the people who live along the highway which includes the states of Minnesota, North Da kota, Montana, Idaho and Wash- ington. The Association has 16 mem- bers from Sidney and a total of 140 members from Montana. The Assoeiationis tentatively planning a Five - State meeting in Sidney for late August or early September. CITIZEN SIBLEY ed that the federal government is stepping into a field which should be left to the states. It was noted that the federal application is 11 pages long and must be accompanied by a $100 fee, plus reports of chemical analysis of 14 possible sub- stances which may he present in the feedlot' s waste and which may be expensive to procure. Other western states also oppose the federal program. Doug Smith, director of the Mon- tana Water Resources Board, reported that the WesternStates Water Council has taken a stand against the federal permit pro- gram and has urged that there be further study before the regu- lations are put into effectwhich would make many small opera- tors "apparent criminals." Some of the feedlotoperators attending the hearing criticized city people who "move out into the country near a feedlot and then start complainira about the smell." One said that these people want a piece of land for country living and then move to jeopardize generations of in- vestment. The one-room schoolhouse is not obsolete in Cougar, Wa- shington. In fact, Cougar built a new one. No additional rooms are needed, it has only six pupils. t, I DIDN'T HAVE ANY IocKs_ IS ScoTevt ON TE PE$13LES ALL RIGHT P a '00vc,y Back MARCH 3 1911 A crew of men arrived here this week and are busily engaged in ItS find the right place to put the new Mr. Cherry went to Sidney Sunday Mrs. Brown's horse, which was in a Ad- Wanted- A teacher for four at once to Mrs. E. B. Brown, Clerk. Res. Sidney. John Carey was a visitor across JUNE 8, 1933 Word was received on Tuesday from the state convention of the Business Club, held in Helena Monday and TuesdaY, again been awarded the gong for having outstanding work during the past from the Misses Martha Berg, Alma Betty Melland, all present at the gathering Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Roberts and in the lumber yard Tuesday. Mrs. Hartley Rosaaen and Miss Rosa school, Thursday. Pete Nelson and son, John, were this week. JUNE 12, 1953 Outstanding talent was displayed and Rennie Quilling of Sidney and Karen d v SchOol - Mr .'e st ofy and end visitors at the Oscar Petersenhome Mr. and Mrs.'Rdssel Fisher and so well location on the Mrs. Clarence Edsell community Sunday. This is the first well being drilled by the Shell Oil Co. The McKenzie Brothers have their pleted and are ready to serve their Oil products. Ad - Dance -- Triangle Nite Club -- by Tony Williams. | ffi= = | | WALDEN, COLO., JACKSON CouNTY concluded reading the Associated verdict of Lt. Calley. I'm sick to my that found this yo/mg him to kill, armed him to destroy the enemy. That's exactlY rested village was destroyed, guilty of being an American soldier against people he doesn't know) alike and polities is the only difference ode like s M,y Lai, inwuidsng lpl?]i:': r I and be states that i be . " get so phony as a nation thatwe must the bloody responsibility of a nation." NORWALK, CONN.) HOUR: until 11:45, an hour and a quarter 3:30. Morning and afternoon recess weather, for the younger The demands o today's more intensive training can offer that training. It's up to But certainly with this concept of school load is definitely in the picture. in the past decades pendulum starts going the other waY." SULLIVAN, ILL., PROGRESS: ,,now National debt limit- something approved by Congress... debt reached the existing money', most people will doubtleaS t national debt and we'll always have of thinMng. Furthermore it is is always concerned at WasMngtoe which no one ever does anything speaks of 'sharing revenue' kind uf revenue has he to s he has tashare is this almost $4 already owes." : THE SIDNEY HERALD : e e A Corporation "id JA( :KIE ANDE RSON, publ : DON MRACHEK, EditOr " at : vmG eOE,L0000. : Offical Newspaper of Richland CounW every Wednesday at Sidney, Montana. I North Central Ave. 9270 ': $6.50 Ewhere in Mom -.. 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