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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 4, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta ______________ Wednesday, 4, 1972 THE LETHURIDGE HERAID 11 RALPH NADER Congress 11 S U WASHINGTON (AP) Ralph Nader released Tuesday first volume of what he promised will be an encyclo- pedic study of the United Stales Congress, declaring it the "great American default." "The White House and the president are emerging in the United States as a new kind of monarchy." said Nader in a news conference heralding the release of a paperback Ijook en- titled. Who Runs Congress? The President, Big Business or You? The over-all conclusion of the book is that the president and hig blsiness dominate Con- gress, but the people could con- trol it if they would lobby their congressmen vigorously, vote out the bad ones and hold the others accountable. "But until they do so, the proud lords of legislation can frolic in the pool, sleep quietly at their desk, vote themselves pork-barrel legislation, accept the money of special interests, capitulate to the president, ob- struct important legislation, and be reassured by the knowl- edge that it is extremely un- likely that these pleasures and powers will ever be taken away." says the book. In his news conference, Na- der answered the who-runs-Con- gress question this ysy: "We are in the vidst of a serious constitutional crisis. Congress under the Constitution is really the pre-eminent branch. Unfortunately Con- gress has abdicated its respon- sibilities to powerful committee chairmen, executive bureau- c r a c y and special-interest groups." REGAIN GOVERNMENT The book is just a small part of a planned series of 20 to 30 volumes, involving the work of more than volunteers and nearly Nader said the series is intended as a tool to enable citizens to recap- ture control of government. Nader proposed that Con- gress begin recapturing its power by schedulding a special session for late 1973 to tackle one issue: congressional re- form. The book, published at si.95 by Banf-am, is written by Mark J. Green, Barnes M. Fellows ar.d David Xwick. all prod- ucts of Harvard University or its law school. The project also includes profiles of 488 senators and con- are published at each by Grossman, with discounts for quantity. Tlie profiles arc based in part on 96-page questionnaires sub- mitted to every senate' and congressman. At least a dozen refused to fill them out, and others would answer only some of the G33 questions. Representative Clarence J. Brown (Tlcp.-Ohio) said the ref- erence tn him in the volume contains 21 errors, induing the allegation that he owns a radio station in his rlisHct while serving on the communications .-.nbcnmmittee of the House of Representatives commerce commil'ee. ACTION'S EXPLAINED Brown, in a House speech, said he sold the station [wo years ago, Ihe earliest oppor- tunity he had to do so after coming to Congress. He said he explained the transactions fully in an interview with a Nader staffer. They too may ritlo JOHANNESBURG Uleuter) children will be able l> ruin (Idnkoys at Johannes- burg Xcio for the time next .Sunday after a city councillor nciticed a group Of en- viously watching while yonng- V'CT.S riding animals there. 1 l'f ninrle v.-iilalilo Uriel rhiW.Til IK' Snnrlriv. 4 DAYS ONLY! Shop before Saturday and save on quality work boots Rugged Men's Boots Priced to Please 8" Leather Boot Steel Safety Toe Oil grain leather work boot with leather sole featuring rubber tap and heel- Steel toe. Brown, in sizes 7-12. ).36 0 m Insulated for Warmth! 'BIG JOHN1 BOOT Plain or Safety Toe Here's an 8" Insulated leather workbaot that's mada from glove-soft steerhidel Our price is reduced from regulor but only for 4 days, so hurry. "Big John" 15 Irealed for acid resistance, and the sole is welded to the upper tn a waterproof joint. Brown only, 7-12. PAIR With safety toe. Felt-Pak Boot is Warm Winter! These bools feature a remov- able warm wool felt lining! Brown leather uppers and rub- ber sales. Sizes 6-12- PAIR Low, Low Price on 8" Workman An aII-rubber bool with a ihick Boa lining insidsf Black moulded "lug grip'' solo. Wlno only, in 7-12- PAIR These 3 Popular Styles for Work Are All Made of Soft Leather 'They're made of glove leather to look and feel great! All three feature nuron crepe soles and heels for oil resistance, and cushion insole. Each has the moccasin-style toe. Choose the heig'nt you tike best! 8" Work Boot with Moccasin Toe in Brown Leather. Sizes 7-13. PAIR 16.96 wilh steel lot, pr. I I 6" Work Boot made in Canada in yellow Leather. Sizes 7-12. 15.96 with foe, pr. IO.9O Men's Brown Work Oxford in Soft Glove Leather. Sizes 7-13. fcVHOfc FAIR Because Were Woolco.., Your Shopping Costs You Less! College Shopping Mall--2025 Mayor Magrath Drive Opon Daily 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Thursday and Fridoy 9 o.m. to 9 p.m. 14.96 USEYOUR EDIT "CHARGE IF ;