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The Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 22, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Nixon's twelve crises An angry loser Sixth of a series Richard Nixon's sixth crisis the intensely fought presidential campaign of 1960 was more than a single challenge confronted and conquered. It was a series of decisions and crises. Yet, in Nixon's view, it was only a handful of events and decisions that caused his defeat. The Kennedy-Nixon campaign introduced televised debates into presidential campaigns. Sen. Henry M. Jackson, then Democratic National Chairman, saw Nixon's decision to debate "the biggest single factor in his defeat." While most commentators felt Nixon held his own over the four debates, it was the first one with an audience of 80 million viewers that seemed the turn- ing point. On camera, Nixon appeared haggard and drawn, an appearance which apparently alienated many voters. Nixon, himself, concluded later that He had spent too much time on substance and not enough on appearance, not realizing that one bad makeup job could influence millions of votes. Reflecting in "Six Nixon also felt he had devoted too much time to local appearances instead of concentrating on a media campaign which would have reached more voters. He also felt that a post- convention Congressional session had been engineered by Senate Majority Leader Lyndon Johnson to tie him to Washington while Kennedy was free to travel around the country. While Nixon has denied it, there seems little doubt that he was hurt both personally and politically by Eisenhower's minimal support for his campaign. At one point, when reporters asked Eisenhower what ma- jor policy ideas Nixon had contributed to his ad- ministration, he replied: "If you give me a week I might think of one, a remark Nixon later excused as a clumsy attempt at sarcasm. Following his loss in 1960, Nixon wrote: "I have never had much sympathy for the point of view (which says) 'it isn't whether you win or lose that counts, but how you play the game.' Next: California. TuMdcy, January 22, 1974 THE LETHBWDOf HERALD CAREERS SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS The Medicine Hat Public School Board (5100 pupils) invites applications for the position of Superin- tendent of Schools with duties to commence on or about January 1, 1975. Applicants should have a minimum of ten years experience as a teacher and administrator and should have commenced work on, or completed, the doctoral program with appropriate emphasis on educational administration. Applications with full curriculum vitae and list of references are to' be submitted to the undersigned by not later than March 15, 1974. Mr. J. G. Anderson, Chairman 601 First Avenue, S. W. Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 4Y7 Gargill Grain Canada Ltd. Requires immediately one field representative to work in Alberta, based in Calgary. Experience in agricultural sales of feed or fertilizer, etc., B.Sc. or Agri school graduation would be ah asset, experienced people with grade 12 will be considered. Cargill has many opportunities for advancement, generous fringe benefits, car allowance, travel expenses. Salary dependent on experience and qualifications. Send applications to Cargill Grain Canada Ltd., 1414-One Lom- ard Place, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3B 0X3. Interviews will be arranged in Calgary. Is Expanding Why Not Grow With Us? Immediate Openings at College Mall and Downtown for Managers Assistant Managers Sales Clerks Full-Pert APPLY IN PERSON TO MRS. McNALLY DOWNTOWN JAN. 23rd COLLEGE MALL JAN. 24th STARTING RATE PER HOUR ALCAN KITIMAT WORKS REQUIRES SMELTER PRODUCTION WORKERS This is a shift job performing manual labor; plus operating some specialized mobile equipment. On the job training will be provided. Shift premiums per hour afternoons, nights and 60e on Sundays Applicants must pass a medical examination before acceptance. As relocation assistance is available we will accept only those applicants with good work records. For those seeking a healthy outdoor life, KITIMAT is a modern town of people There are excel- lent schools and accredited hospital, recreation facili- ties, good fishing and winter sports.' Persons interested thouW make arrangements for an interview by contacting their local Manpower Centre. Metis promised housing program OTTAWA (CP) Metis and non-status Indians will have an operative housing program before the end of the year, says Tony Belcourt, president of the Native Council of Canada. He told a news conference Friday that Central Mortage and Housing Corp. (CMHC) will present a "range of op- tions" on housing to the coun- cil within the next few weeks. The news conference follow- ed meetings with CMHC President William Teron and other officials. Mr. Belcourt described the meetings as "bitter" and "frustrating." He said the council, representing about Metis and non-status Indians, is not totally satisfied with the proposed policy but it "is better than nothing. The council had presented a brief to the federal govern- ment late last year calling for a five-year program to provide up to homes. Mr. Belcourt said the "range of options" would be presented to cabinet represen- tatives by CMHC for approval in principle. The options then would be revealed to the native council for study and, if acceptable, referred back to full cabinet for final approval. He said the topic of funding was not discussed. "The position we are in is that we will not accept cabinet proposals or policy without prior he said. "Teron moved a long way from where he was.... He turned around and backed down." The council met with CMHC representatives Friday in an effort to patch up differences incurred last fall over the fir- ing of Walter Rudnicki and the breakdown of talks on native Mr. Rudnicki, formerly re- sponsible for CMHC native housing programs, was fired by Mr. Teron for, according to the president, showing a con- fidential cabinet document to persons outside the government. CREDIT GROWTH EASES WASHINGTON (AP) Consumer credit growth in the United States slowed in November as auto loans and creditcard charges registered smaller gains than in October. Consumer borrowing rose a seasonally adjusted 11.9 billion, down from the 12.1 billion rise of October. Auto credit rose by million, compared with a million increase in October. Paralysed youth seeks treatment in Leningrad TORONTO (CP) Edgar Reiprich, 17, of Toronto, paralysed from the waist down since a motorcycle acci- dent in left for the Soviet Union Saturday to see doctors there in the hope they may be able to give him back the use of his legs. The Polenov Neurosurgical Institute in Leningrad has agreed to examine the youth and operate if necessary, without charge. "I don't know if there is go- ing to be an operation at all, he said from his stretcher aboard the plane Saturday. "A lot of research has to be done first." Mr. and Mrs. Reiprich began corresponding with the Leningrad institute more than a year ago after reading of a paralysed West German youth who was able to walk with crutches after surgery there. When Edgar was accepted in December, Toronto doctors warned the family that they would be wasting money, but they finally mailed the re- quired medical records to Leningrad. Most of the needed for the trip has been donated by well-wishers. Dunlop Ford is Back at the Exhibition Pavilion I Wed., Jan. 23 thru Sat, Jan. 26 10a.m.-10p.m. FOUR DAYS ONLY EXHIBITION PAVILION Brand New 1974 PINTO 2 DOOR 2000cc, 4 speed, block heater FROM 2995 Over 150 Cars and Trucks in Stock Ready to Go! 1974 Pinto Squire Wagon 4 cyl. auto radio, dark green in color, approx 5000 miles 1971 Pontiac Catalina 2 door hardtop Vinyl roof. 8 cylinder, auto, p s p b radio 1972 Ford Custom 500 2 door hardtop V8. auto p s p b radio, blue in color. 1970 Maverick 2 door sedan 6 cyl, yellow in color, auto trans, radio 1972 Gran Torino Sport 2 door hardtop 8 cylinder, auto p b p s radio 1969 Volkswagen 2 door Fastback 4 cylinder. 4 speed 1972 Montego 4 door sadan V8, auto p s p b radio 1969Thunderbird 4 door Mdan Factory air conditioning, fully equipped 3350 1971 Chevrolet Impala 4 door Mdan V8, auto., p s p b radio, dark blue in color 1963 Ford 4 door sedan White in color 1971 Ford Ltd 4 door hardtop VS. factory air conditioning, new paint, auto trans p s p b radio 1969RancheroG.T. Pickup 8 cylinder, auto p s p b radio OUR ENTIRE STOCK OF OKANOGAN CAMPERS AND TRAILERS MUST BE SOLD DURING THIS SALE! ON THE SPOT FINANCING AVAILABLE EXHIBITION PAVILION PhOM 327-0076 327-0573 327-1881 DUN LOP FORD DOOR PRIZE 19" RCA Color TV Coma in and ragiatar during our aala. CHglMa paraona imiat ba it yaara of aga and ;