Arizona Republic from Phoenix, Arizona on March 31, 1968 · Page 70
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Arizona Republic from Phoenix, Arizona · Page 70

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Sunday, March 31, 1968
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REPUBLIC REPUBLIC **'MWL BULLDOG Czechoslovakia's Quiet Revolution Draws Keen Interest ? RAG llE, Czechoslovakia (AP) — At the begiftftlfig tte Was A transplant without a eftaittfe of success, then there W6fe mufdef, suppresslofi and fear. Finally thete was an unparalleled upheaval with the official aim of combining what Sounds irreconcilable to most Western ears: communism and freedom. • Is the backdrop for the inflation in Czechoslovakia today. Within a few weeks, the ifitfbd of the country has changed radically and support foii the leadership that spurred the; transforming seems widespread. But With domestic political time bombs ticking and armies of Czechoslovakia's worried allies maneuvering close to the borders, the situation is far ftofti stable. THE Communists took . ovit in Czechoslovakia 20 years • ago this was the sole highly developed country in the Soviet orbit. Its industries had been spared by the war and its man power was shrunken less by combat losses than that of most other European nations. To impose the Soviet ecotiom ic system on this industrialized society meant the grafting of incompatibles. Politically independent- minded leaders were hanged or jailed. So were people with Western background, whether they had fought against Generalissimo Franco's troops in Spain or helped down German bombers in the London blitz. FOR YEARS the system seemed to work. Production figures rose but productivity dropped. Economics experts were replaced by party functionaries. Millions of dollars worth of unsalable goods rusted in factory yards as managers proudly accepted state compliments for overfulfilling quotas. Gradually, alarms were sounded over what were labeled 4-C The Arizona Republic Photftl*, May, March 31, ifH "economic discrepancies." to 1963 even production dfdpped. A growing stream of Western tourists brought badly needed hard currency, but that gave second thoughts to many Czechs whb saw Western work* ers roving the country in cheap cars. A radical economic re' form was devised, including Western free-market ideas and incentives. But it was quickly watered down by the party establishment. THE COUNTRY'S intelligentsia, alerted to Stalinist crimes by the thaw of the Khrushchev era, became increasingly restive. Western fads spread among the youth. The Beatles were idolized and in 1965 American poet Allen Ginsberg, cheered for his eccentric message of in- Today's Astrological Forecast For Sunday, March 31 By SYDNEY OMARR "The. wise man controls his destiny . . . Astrology points the way." ARIES (March 21-Aprll W: Much talk, Planning today centers on spending, saving. Conserve energy: make efforts count" by timing your moves. Member of opposite sex asks question. Be sincere, let truth dominate. TAliftOS (April M-AAay JO): Cycle high. Judgment apt to be correct. Know,mis Inspire confidence In friends, relatives. Manx want to know what to do. Today you have sense of direction; use It. OEMINI (May 21-June 20): If you permit pdst fears to dominate, you invite delay, defeat. Know this and take hold of' tne reins; direct your own destiny. Start rlsht now. CANCER (Juno 21-Julv 22): Stress today on\ what you think you need. You are apt to come face to face with reality. Revisions are required. A friend proves sincere. Accept added responsibility. LEO.(July 23-Aucr. 22): Finish protects. Don't take premature action. You caiVf get started until you complete task at hand. Know this, respond accordingly. Cooperate in community prelect. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22):'Change point of view. Travel If possible. Need for enlarging horizon Is definite; shake off lethargy; spread area of interest; don't be confined, experiment. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22); Your advice, teachings are sought. Could Involve money, basic goals. Give and you also receive. Follow through on hunch; your Intuitive Intellect comes sharply into focus. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Break through, erase mounds of red tape. Don't permit pride to stand In way of agreement with mate, partner. One close to you has more than earned riqht to self-expression. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Pace yourself; don't try to force Issues. Important to reach understanding with associates fellow workers. Express appreciation for special services. Give attention to pet. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)! Olve attention to children. You may have taken some family members for granted; today you can correct this, express affection. Don't be restricted by false values. Give of yourself. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Accent en home affairs, property, long-range Investments. Choose qualify. Don'f be deceived by Individual who appears to know all the answers. Common sense should serve as reliable guide. PISCES (Feb. l»-March 20): Stress today on lournevs, messages, dealings,, with neighbors and relatives. Key Is activity; but concentrate rather than scattering your forces. Illuminate goal. Stop moving in circles. , IF TODAY is your birthday you are determined, at times stubborn. You can be domineering, but may. admire your pioneering qualities. During times of trouble you are Invaluable because of loyalty, steadfastness. GENERAL TENDENCIES; Cycle high for Taurus, Gemini, Cancer. Special word to Scorpio: Permit others to take Initiative. Play waiting game. dividual freedom, was publicly crowned king of the Malales, a student festival. A party clampdown silenced the rebels temporarily. Tempers erupted last summer after the Middle East war. Most Czechs sympathised with -1 Mel A writers' congress heard fierce denunciations of the regime's uncritically pro-Arab stand. In October, a student march, demonstrating against poor dormitory conditions, was stopped brutally by police clubs. THREE MONTHS later, a sharply anti-Stalinist wing in the party had gathered enough support to topple hard-liner Antonin Novotny from the post of party chairman. The first move in the new of: "Socialist democratization" WAS to proclaim a division of party and government functions, 'the next was the 'virtual lifting of press censorship. A third, unscheduled otte was the sensational defection of Qefi, Jan Sejna, a Novotny pro tege, to the United States. A growing segment of public opinion demands a genuine op- position party as a control organ. The Catholic Church demands full religious liberties. An inquiry is tinder way to identify all thos'e Involved ift Stalinist crimes. So is an investigation of the Sejna scandal. with dozens already behind bars. The Czechoslovak man in the street hovers between skepti clsm and enthusiasm, although most seem dptimistic. Local Alumni to Hear Dartmouth Official James M. Moler, Charles Town, W. Va., president of Kiwanis International, will speak at 7:30 p;m. tomorrow at a meeting of Arizona Kiwanis Club members. The dinner meeting will be in the Thunderbird Room of Hotel Westward Ho. Members of each of the 45 Kiwanis Clubs in the state are expected to attend. Moler, a school administrator and banker, was named president of Kiwanis International last June at the 52nd international convention in Houston. INDIAN ARTS & CRAFTS HANDMADE Jewelry, bracelets, pins, earrings, necklaces, bolo ties, rings, belt buckles and watch bands assembled just for your selection. See our blankets, rugs, pottery, baskets, moccasins, kachina dolls, 5 and souvenirs. American Exprttt, Dln«r», and V.N.B. cards fttmrtd. 40 N. CENTRAL AVE. 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