Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on April 26, 1972 · Page 59
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Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado · Page 59

Greeley, Colorado
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Wednesday, April 26, 1972
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Divorce Russian Style By ROGER LEDDINGTON Associated Press Writer and sign away their marriage, The Soviet man cannot di- MOSCOW (AP) - Divorce vorc , e ln f wlfe ! f ,, sll , e ls ovict stvlc: a ridiculmislv ' , " ant ,,, Rehll(1 less t h n 1 ., he can tllrn lo (he simple affair thai often take's!TM 1 ""' ol(i ; If sllc l ; efllsos , afl . c , r .. , . , , IWIirnt: nn nan fm'n In (I,a ess time and money than buying ah acceptable pair of shoes. A casual approach to mar- courts. narriagcs. By. 1970, the figure lad jumped to one for every 3.5. Expressed in other terms, here are 2.0 divorces per 1,000 Soviets, compared with 2.9 per 1,000 Americans. Although the courts are lech- riage has become so wide- ideally required to "take steps spread in this country that Ihe to reconcile the partners -to a : r Soviet Union ranks as the most permissive society for divorce in all Europe, and is second only lo the world leader, the marriage," most divorces are g r a n t e d immediately a n d alimony payments are fairly determined on Ihe partners' earning power. United. States. Hut incompatible Russians will rarely come up against tlicjis content with his country's cos! and legal f i g h t s common liberal attitude towards di- But if the man on the street with divorce- cases in the capitalist West. And (here's church lo worry about here. If a Soviet couple without, children decide to undo the con- vorce, Ihe Kremlin leaders who modernized Soviet divorce law in 1965 are beginning lo regrel their move. Before the new laws were in- iiubial knot, they have only (ojlroduced, there was only one visit Ihe local registry office'divorce for every eight new Wed.. April 26, 1972 · 59 rate, particularly in the Russian ethnic population. The government establishment, like most other. im-.. portant sectors of Soviet society, is dominated by IJus- sians who want lo.keep it that Divorce in the Soviet Union is way. , , While the Soviet most common among 'oungcr| blesscd w j t h vasl citizens in the nation's urban and industrial areas. The highest rates--nearly thvca times Ihe national average--are in Moscow, Leningrad and other large cities. Those areas where living conditions are tough, such as northern and eastern Siberia, also have a high rate of broken marriages. The Soviet government is concerned about Ihe soaring divorce rate not so much out of moral indignation, but because Ihe number of divorces is closely related to Ihe declining birth Union is " sources. and virgin territories, the divorce rale and its effect on the nation's head count provides little grounds for optimism for Soviet economic planners, already plagued by a labor shortage. Our State- Patrol asks motorists always to be sure that Ilieir turn signal lights are off after have after they often movement, Ihey don't go off automatically. This confuses other drivers. used them. Quite a slight lurning as when passing, MODERN TEEPEE -- The Ute Indians built this resort a year ago at Bottle Hollow and it has become a showcase of a modern Indian nation's determination to regain' ils stature as a self-sufficient people. (AJ Wirephofo) Recreation, Tourism Providing Bright Opportunities for Indians EDITOR'S N'OTE: Conquered and stripped of their lands, the American Indians of the Intermountain West have have long lived in poverty and humiliation. Only in recent years have many of them hegun to reassert their identities. This is l!ro sixth in a series in which newsmen explore developments in Ihe newst straggles for self- determination. In this installment, the progress and failures of several Utah Indian nations is featured. By GARRY J. MOES Associated Press Writer SALT LAKE CITY ( A P ) -- In less than one year the Bottle Hcllow resort hear Fort Duchesne,, 'Utah, has become a showecasc of modern Indian nations' determination to re-gain their stature as self-sufficient peoples. The resort was built and is operated by the Ute Indians in eastern Utah. The motel-restaurant complex features unique teepee and arrowhead archi- ·fecture and offers visitors nearly very opportunity for outdoor recreation, including a big game hunt with aji Indian guide. One of Several The resort is one of several operated'or planned by Indians of the [nteniiouiijain West who are exploiting Ihe nation'? growing hunger for the outdoors. The tourist trade holds bright promise for ending much of the poverty, unemploymen and accompanying despair which has held many American Indians .in their grips since heir tragic losses lo white man's progress. "Recreation and tourism are providing some promising opportunities for Indians who lave been hound in poverty and unemployment simply because here a r e . n o jobs where they ive," says Bruce Parry, direc- or and only staff member of Utah's State Bureau of Indian Affairs. The 32-year-old Parry, who is art Shoshone, says tribes such as the Utes may totally eliminate unemployment in as few as three or four years. Faced with discrimination and prejudice, several other ribcs are providing for their own by creation of tribal businesses and industries. The Goshutes have hegun a mefal fabrication f i r m which includes the manufacture ol nobile homes and recreational equipment, Parry says. Fight Poverty He says Utah's Navajos have progressed recently in fighting unemployment with creation ol reservation improvement projects such as road building. The tiny, scattered Paiute band near Kanosh in Millard County, cut off several, years ago from all federal assistance is hoping to take a small step toward sell-determination with Ihe construction of a motel along scenic U.S. 91, the main route between Salt Lake City and Los Angeles. The Kanosh band is led by McKay Pikyavil of Meadow, a Paiute and member of the Stale Board of Indian Affairs. Shivwitz Paiules of St. George in extreme southwestern Utah, nas formed t h e . S h i v w i t z Land "orp., to handle transactions involving their most precious commodity'-- land, in t h i s case Another Paiute band, lhe| Much of the state's effort lo the non-federally recognized 1 Paiutes is comproseri of assist-; ance from (be Stale Division of Family Services. Parry cites how welfare assistance im-, proved conditions for an elderly. Cedar City Paiulc woman who' former reservation land. The Paiutes lost their reservation l i a d been living in a wooden! ivhen the federal government «' ale sfl e bought from the terminated their status as fed- Southern Pacific R a i l r o a d - f o r ! erally-recognized Indians in the:? 37 - ·" s -' I But for others wliose pride is Handled Money Well i newly reawakened, self-deter- Parry says Indians in u(ah! m i n a l i o "- i s P a ' in g o f f who have received federal land! "We have a goal of climinal-, setllement monies have "han-|j n g unemployment on our res-- died the money well -- there isi o r vaf ion," 'says Ulc Tribal! very l i t t l e waste." ' C h a i r m a n Fra'ncisc Wyaskcl.i In most cases the settlement!"and the resort has been very! money is controlled by trust]helpful. We are p r e t t y close to! committees composed of three our goal now." j Acknowledging lack of busi-j skills, (he Ufos have hired a w h i t e manager for their re-' sort. He is Ben Hunter. ! "The Indians (hcmscSve.; do; mosl of Ihe work around here,' now," says Hunter, "ancl are hoping lo develop some of them to the poinl they csn take Indians elected by Indians themselves and three non-Indians appointed by the Stale Board of Indian Affairs with the approval of the Indian committee members. For its part, Parry's bureau involves itself in seeking every opportunity for Indians to take advantage of assistance avail-!over ll:e fiuininislnr.ion of Itiu able to them. 'resort, loo." Never Before At This Low Price! Furniture Designer Likes Platform-Type Seating By VIVIAN BROWN AP Nswsfeature Writer In designing a new line of futtiilure, Vladimir K a g a n of New York is taking a new direction because, he says. "We are going through a revolution in the function of the home." He adds: "If the furnilure industry Isn't careful, it will be invaded by outside sources with corn- units that utilize rishl and left components, variable sealing; and curved or canfilevered ex- 1 tensions that include tables. Arms also may be added to the units. The additional pieces now make it possible to accommodate 12 people in one assemblage at two heights or m i r e j "with another level on thej floor." , The high cost of labor, shortage of craftsmen, scarcity and pletely liberated ideas. 'expense of lumber, and the It is already happening in |ren( , to C0n5e rva(ion of natural house construction where built- resour( . es makes u ohv ious that, ins such as c-iosels are making ncw itleas in slv | jng and new | chests of drawers redundan ,' lcria]s must " be rca ] izcd by i he says, adding, "how long willl, h c f u r n j t l l r e industry especial- 1 it be before furniture is molded· j,. ne Ea ,, s · j completely inlo houses?" | ' , " ; Known as an innovator--Ka-i : gan was an early designer of Mr - Motorist - how are your sec-through furniture and freer i v i n g manners? The pr.lilc form sofas, tables, desks, chests. Me is pioneering plal- drivcr, says the State Patrol, is alert to the normal flow of traf- foim reatinjr bench-like fabric-liic and never dawdles down the covered multi-level units thatjmiddle of the highway. Try to may be used together or sepa-jmaintain a reasonable speed, rniely. "Sealing is an important part of my design philosophy, especially in these days of television viewing and home entertaining I think of inner space as an interior landscape with: varying heights as one experiences outdoors. Sitting on, one level can become tedious,! ore reason people squirm =o! WORLD'S MOST POPULAR CHAIN SAW! MINI MAC 61 AUTOMATIC s, McGIMQCH · Weighs only 6Yt pounds (less bar and chain). · Easy lo use. Oils its own bar and chain as it cuts. · Save moneyl Cut Firewood, build fences and patio furniture, clear land, trim trees. · So Irgh.t and handy it's almost liko using an electric knifel Now only 2995 Complete with K" bar and chain. much or curl up in their chairs. People like to sit on the arms! of chairs, on tables, on the| floor, but furniture is usually designed so we must stare inlo ihe faces of people." In addition to platform scat- Ing, he has just expanded nisi omnibus iurnilurc. ;i mndiilarrj like idea that was introduced] several years ago. 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