The Daily Telegraph magazine - Musketeer cover (22 March 1974)
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Fair to good condition for age - yellowing to page edges - some damage to paper at edges of front and rear covers and along spine DOING HOURS, INSTEAD OF TIME - The Community Service Order (introduced in 1972) offered to some offenders over 17 the chance of doing between 40 - 240 hours unpaid community work as an alternative to prison. Has the scheme worked? We examine its progress to date Two and a half pages
THE GAP BRITAIN NEVER BRIDGED - In Switzerland, only the clocks strike. In Germany, workers strike, but commentators call it "the English disease". Compared with other countries, Britain's industrial relations are sadly incoherent. On average, over the last five years, Britain has lost 968 working days for every 1,000 workers through strikes. In 1972 alone, we lost almost 24 million working days through strikes. And only last month, we saw how one strike could precipitate a General Election. But behind the demands for better pay and shorter hours, lie deeper conflicts of a divided country. Can we yet resolve the problems? We examine our policies and those abroad Five and a half pages
FORSAKING THE CLOTH FOR THE PEN - Morris West was born into an Irish ghetto in Melbourne in 1916. At 26, after eight years as a novice with the Irish Christian Brothers, he rebelled, just before taking his final vows. Irma Kurtz traces his arduous metamorphosis from failed monk into best-selling popular novelist 4 pages
TAKE THREE AND ADD THOUSANDS - Can the $5,000,000 being spent on a new version of Dumas' much-filmed book, The Three Musketeers, pay off? Names do pull, but contracting superstars has its problems. Is it still possible to make "the kind of picture people used to go to in their millions"? Six and a half pages
SPIRES INSPIRED BY SANCTITY - Just over a century ago, Keble College's highly coloured brick intruded upon the weathered stone of Oxford; its doors opened to all, not just the rich or influential. Today, Keble is part of the landscape - albeit still architecturally eccentric - and a highly respected part of the university. By John Betjeman. Three and a half pages