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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 5, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Wednevdey, May LETHBRIDGE Colson would have walked over grandmother for Nixon By CHRISTOPHER LYDON New York Times Service WASHINGTON In President Nixon's old inner circle, Charles Wendell Colson stood out for his capacity to inspire passionate distaste and enjoy it. Democrats loathed him for playing rough politics and even more for being successful at it, as he was in his campaign to win over hard hats, teamsters, Roman Catholics and ethnics for the president during the 1972 re-election campaign. Many Republicans, and some of his old colleagues on the White House staff, abhorred him even more. Herbert G. Klein, formerly the White House director of communications, for example, called Colson a "cobra." Sen. Lowell P. Weicker, complained a year ago that Colson was spreading rumors about him. "You make me the senator shouted when Colson tried to explain, ordering him out of his office. In an oft-quoted memorandum Colson wrote several years ago, he stated that "I would walk over my grandmother if necessary" to re elect Richard Nixon. The line confirms his father's admiring description of his son as "viciously but it is only one of many proclamations of Colson's tough guy notion of politics as a form of warfare. A poster from the marine Corps, in which he served as a company commander, adorned his White House office Mrs Patty Colson says her husband's favorite tune is the Marine corps hymn To continue the military theme, the master list of more than 200 Nixon "enemies" was drafted in Colson's office, and the political staff that he gathered at a.m daily during the 1972 campaign was formally named the "attack group." Yet last year Colson seemed to have found Religion He related having undergone a religious conversion in which he found "a great ,'inner serenity, really a new life" through Christ. The turnabout was greeted by smiles from resident cynics. Because of his long friendship with E. Howard Hunt Jr., the former spy who pleaded guilty to involvement in the Watergate break in, Colson was once widely suspected as the Watergate master-spy But a secret affidavit by Hunt said that Colson had no advance knowledge of the break-in. Yet in a tape transcript released by the White House. Nixon is quoted as having said that Colson "is up to his navel" in the Watergate affair. After recommending Hunt fur the White House staff. Colson authorized him to investigate Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, Later he sent Hunt, in a red wig disguise, to the Denver hospital bedside of Mrs. Dita Beard, lobbyist for the International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation, after Hunt's visit. Mrs Beard took the first steps to disavow a memorandum, apparently signed by her. outlining the exchange of a contribution by I T.T. to the 1972 Republican National Convention, and settlement of anti-trust suit against the corporation Prices effective June 6th, 7th and 9th. We reserve the right to limit quantities. Libbys Hot Dog, Sweet, Hamburger, Corn Bone in, Ib. mmmmm CANADA GRADE 'A1 BABY BEEF CANADA GRADE 'A' BEEF BABY BEEF SALE! BOUND STEAK I19 119 or ROAST, Ib. BUMP ROAST RELISHES Royal LUNCHEON MEAT: 69 c SIRLOIN UB RIB STEAK, I Beef for your Freezer cut, wrapped, quick BANQUET BRAND DINNERS Sides Meat Loaf Turkey Salisbury Steak Chicken 11 wt. pkg. I netwt, Ib. Front Quarter Hind Quarters B PORK CHOPS 80 to 100 Ib. net wt.Jb. Whole or Half Lon Cut into Chops LOBLAW BRAND CHOICE TOMATOES 39 28II. 02. tin 0 PORK BUH BOASTS or Stuffed WIENERS _ tb. COTTAGE ROLLS COOKED net wt, pkg. Government ieapacfsd CHRISTIES RITZ CRACKERS r I KRAFT CANADIAN CHEESE SLICES 16 oz. net wt. pkg. 16 oz. net wt. pkg. FOWL Government inspected cut up tray packed, ih........ HONEYCOMBS Post's Cereal, 12 oz. net wt. pkg. fiQ' PICKLES Bicks Sweet Mixed, 32 fl.oz. jar FRUIT COCKTAIL DOG FOOD 4 Loblaw Fancy 14 fl. or tin R Rover, 15OZ. netwt. tin.................................................... Loblaw Fancy 14 fl. oz. tin BEANS with PORK CLEANSER 2 York. 14 fl.oz. tin Loblaw Power Plus, 21 oz. net wt. carton R GARDEN FRESH PRODUCE! CALIFORNIA GROWN PEACHES MIX OR MATCH GREEN ONIONS or BUNCH RADISHES CANADA MO. 1 New Potatoes SAVE 18C With this coupon you may purchase SAVE 18 ONE POUND OF PALM NO. 1 GRADE BUTTER 1 1b. pkg., for only Coupon effective till Tuesday, June 1 1th Redeemable only at L-M ART! ftedor liMte" ;