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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 19, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 16 LETHBRIDGE HERALD Wednesday, June 13, 1974 Persistent Wallace encourages support TOM TIEDE (Last in a Aeries) MONTGOMERY Ala It is significant that Claude Me leaien has passed from favor in the Geoige camp For sears McClearen was known as the lebcl lousei lor Wallace political campaigns He would charge through crowds wav- ing a Confederate flag and shout war whoops as it he was still wearing the grav iNow Claude is not needed mote The new George Wallace does not want all that sophor- monc stompm in his name The new Wallace indeed (lone are the ap parenth when George Corlev would excite America with talk about running over hip- pies with his car Gone too it appears is the character who once told a N'egro to get your black ass out of my sight Instead according to most accounts todav s Wallace is a man tempered by paralysis, acquainted with issues rather than emotions a man his 11lends (all Mr Guts' and whom even his enemies must admiie lor persistence If and when Wallace begins his thud campaign lor the presidentv of the Union sometime in early 1976. piobabls he may be onlv lot his twang He will still haiangue in speeches still call for a pox on big government and federal meddlers but he will present himself not so much in defiance as digniU George intones an aide, is not just a little Southern rooster anvmore got a position in history now He s a great American The opinion is not debatable The 55-year-old two term governor of has in a relatively brief but enthralling national political career captured the imagination of a formidable segment of the Amencan pop- ulation Once one of the most hated men in public office, he is today one of the most ad- mired 'Look at says a woman viewing his wheelchaired entrance into the Alabama statehouse "Can anybody say with honesty he isn't a remarkable man7" In fact, some would say he is at least remarkable for his limited abilities But the detractors have never swayed the devotees Many of the peo- ple who first set Wallace up as a national candidate, in 1967, are still at it today And his presidential cam- paign now in its seventh straight year, is viewed by aides as testimony to his posi- tion in contemporary history 'Hubert Humphrey could not have maintained such a publicly supported operation, neither could Ted Kennedy But George Wallace has You know whv9 Because there are millions and millions of people who believe just the same as we The belief is that Wallace will not let the country down Even though Wallace does not admit it, his followers know he's in the '76 campargn already In the past year Wallace contrrbutors have wrped out debt from 1972 and added more for good measure "You see7" says one cam- pargn worker. "People wouldn't send in money just to help us with our debts They expect hrm to run again. They are damn well anxious for him to run At Wallace's request, the Wallace campaign is no longer (or not yet) called the "Wallace Campaign It is the "Wallace with a suite of offices located seven stories above downtown Montgomery Supposedly, the old staff remains assembled merely to assure Wallace fair represen- tation at the Democratic midterm convention in Kan- sas City next December In tact, the idea is to elect such delegates so Wallace will be ready tor the big run. the hope is he can go into the real convention with one-third of the delegates committed to him That way he could be at least a broker, possibly a vice presrdential candidate maybe even take home all the marbles If his staff could vote, they'd go for the marbles And many still feel he should run as an independent "Last says one, "the Center loi Political Studies at the University of Michigan held a poll which indicated Wallace independents could become the No 2 party in the country The Republicans are down God. I'd like to see George try it Can you imagine an independent U S president7" Whatever way it goes, the steadfast Wallace cam- paigners will have given their last measure of energy Though poorly paid, often do- ing monotonous work, one woman has labored herself into a heart attack and another secretary recently had to be removed from the office by ambulance Says Joe campargn publicist, 'they work 'til they drop Presently, now that the campaign is again in the red. the Wallace work consists of building lists of names Already the highly com- puterized operatron has a list of from to 5 million names, classified from hard- core supporters to lukewarm possrbles. Names and addresses are acquired from commercial mailing lists such as Guns Ammo magazine and computer letters go out to all Results are tabulated, microfilmed and stored so "If we do decide to run, as Ex- ecutive Secretary Charles Snider says, "We will be ready with what any cam- paign needs most dedicated people There seems little doubt the decision to run will be made Physical troubles could cancel the try but the paralyzed Wallace says "Right now I've never been stronger I You can save orHots more than food when you shop here. TOMATO JUICE 4 l. z. tin K Snow Star Assorted Flavours SPIC SPAN CLEANER 4ib.6oz.nBtwt.pkg. PINEAPPLE TASTE TELLS SLICED. CRUSHED. TIDBIT. 14 fl. oz. tin CORN TOWN HOUSE CANADA FANCY BRINE PACK. 14 fl. 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