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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 21, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Embattled t Nixon slowly r s turning tide By BRUCE LEVETT WASHINGTON After months of pure hell over an embattled President Nixon has taken the offensive in a ihanner that nuy be showing results. With impeachment resolutions still under study by the House of Representatives judiciary committee and with his opinion-poll stock at an air-time Nixon isn t out ot the woods But there are signs that the public and a critical Congress- heartily sick of the festering Watergate scan- be responding to the spectacle of the man in the White House fighting back. The'mile that separates the White House from Capitol Hill for been a long mile for the aloof president. he is calling the congressmen in for far nine meetings with more than 300 senators and represen- tatives from both explain his position and to seek guidance. From reports of these closed it appears that Nix- on has adopted' a conciliatory attitude towards the legislators. One congressman is reported to have demanded that the president resign and to have received in return a and understanding refusal. Nixon still tough But there have been of the tough Nixon emanating from the breakfast room. In rejecting a call for him to speak out at a joint session of the president is reported by one congressman to have replied. Democrats would probably say 'The son of a bitch is and the Republicans would probably he's but he's our son of a who has fought with the press and accused televi- sion networks of bias against is operating through the press and broadcasting media in his counter-attack. In his recent speech to a real estate convention delegates accorded him four standing ovations during his not going to walk speech. In during a question-and-answer session with newspaper he answered tough questions and showed them who was boss by bringing up one or two of his own And when he ran out of the allotted television he pointed to the cameras and told them to keep he wasn't went on for another 10 minutes. Effect questioned Whether he made any converts or believers among the television audience with his answers and arguments is too early to Some political observers say that the mere posi- tive effect of his new position can only help in his fight to re- store confidence His new choice of directly to the public and closed-door breakfast gathering with off the possibility of public cross- examination For through chief aide Alexander has implied that resigned attorey-general Elliot Richardson las not told the truth of the firing of special prosecutor Archibald Cox say his is the crux of the controversy sur- rounding what the White House is calling Operation that Nixon is not offering proof along with his explanations of his actions concerning the many scandals growing out of Watergate and the re-election Without they great strain is being placed on the Faith and credulity of even that part of the public that wants to believe the president. Soybean when to Kan. Last February Carl who has- farmed Kansas' fer- tile soil more than 50 sold his soybeans for a more than he'd ever dreamed possible He bought a new pickup toick Within a month the price of soybeans jumped to a point had he he could have bought two trucks Through and sum- mer he neighbors watched aln.osr 'n -Belief as the price quote- uaily by the Kansas City Board of Trade rose higher and higher. By when Bierly and other farmers throughout the Midwest began planting this year's soybeans were selling for the unheard-of price of a bushel. Now it's harvest time again and the price.of soybeans has stabilized at around a bushel. Within a few weeks elevators will be choked with the grain and farmers will be faced with as momentous a decision as ever confronted a riverboat When to FUTURE UNCERTAIN Will the price hold or will it climb again9 No one but Bierly and his neighbors see no way the price can drop to the 1971 levels of Few farmers held out'for top price last year. like Bierly and his lifelong friend and neighbor. Gene High- berger. sold early in the spr- ing for around or wife wanted me to hold Highherger said. wants me to again this so I should probably listen to The 71-year-old who shares his 350-acre farm with lis Chuck wishes he had listened to his laughter. She was the only member of the family who ar- gued against selling at had Chuck convinced we ihould hold en to our share of he said Jean Wood. one day he and daddy Irove .into town and came lack and told me they had who divides his time between farming and studying psychology at Emporia State said most farmers adopted a philosophical atti- tude about the extra profit they lost by selling early. a farmer's whole life is a he said. hailstorm can ruin a whole crop in a matter of minutes. It has happened and will happen again Plus you never know if rainfall amounts will be favorable. heard lots of farmers saying last year that it's a shame beans are worth a because that's just in- dicative of how inflated the whole economy is The reasons for the sudden jump in the worth of soybeans are manifold and global. The little bean is remark- ably versatile. It is being used in products ranging- from plastics to meat substitutes. Last year an unprecedented foreign demand for American particularly in Ja- helped bring higher prices. SOYBURGERS HELPED At American house- confronted with stead- ily rising beef hedged against the inflationary trend by increased use of soybean supplement. Many restau- rants now advertise a and the difference in taste between 100-per-cent beef and beef-soybean mix- tures is difficult to notice There is practically no dif- ference in nutritional value. The price of how- was not the only thing that increased for farmers last year. So did costs of pro- duction. costs more for Bierly like ev- erything costs more for an as- sembly-line worker or a bank Wood said that all things most farmers felt they 'received a reasonable price for last year's crop. everybody I know planted more acreage of soybeans this year than they did last year. Sears Lets junior imitate Dad's woodworking with miniature tools of his own. plastic circular saw with extra and buffer-sander. 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Pick up receiver on the other phone rings with flashing red light. High-impact plastic. Uses 4 'D' batteries 798 FOR 24 HOURS SHOPPING TELESHOP 328-6611 Rock-Polishing kit. Bring out the hidden beauty of rough stones and rnake them ready for mounting on cuff key chains. Includes asst'd. grits and jewelrv set- tings and electric tumbling barrel. f- f iny Tears. If you're going to appeal to a little girl's maternal nothing does it like Tiny Tears. tall and real cute-what with her moulded finely sculptured gleaming blond hair which is actually rooted as in real life. Lay her down and she begins to cry real tears. diaper and toottle included. Create beautiful using no heat. Ind. sta- base and 2 cans Dip 'a' Flower liquid. 1798 at Simpsons-Sears you get the finest guarantee Mnvracnon or inunvy rvninovo and free delivery Simpsons-Sears Ltd. The Lone. I aJayaat LMs act the of Lone nanger and Tonto. coal wagon. 598 Zaonwr-Sodnwr. Loads of Includes car and truck in- cludes car and truck. Goofy Junk Pto plus tow truck. Low strategy attack game with hair raising action. 098 Includes 3 double sided records with many dif- ferent conversations Q99 'Ratter SMrch'. Skilfull strategy Agent and spy do battle on high seas. 2 'D' batteries 588 Big 1 football and 1 hockey stick and uniform. 798 SSP Special Set by Kenner. Drag and 2 assorted SSP cars. Store Open Daily from a.m. to p.m. Thursday and Friday a.m. to p.'m. Centre Village Mall. Telephone 326-9231 ;