Eureka Humboldt Standard from Eureka, California on April 7, 1962 · Page 11
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A,·word of greeting, an autographed card, arid a firm, handshake were enjoyed by an estimated 600 to "800 persons following Richard M. Nixon's appearance at the State Theater last night. Theater officials estimated the "house" at about 600, and many more came in off the street to shake the former vice president's hand following the talk. Here he flashes a smile lo Margaret Delaney, woman's page editor of the Humboldt Standard. Mayor-Henry Terheyden of Eureka extends a hand of greeting lo Richard M. Nixon as the gubernatorial candidate debarks from his'plane at Arcata airport. About 50 enthusiastic backers greeted him on his ar- rival. Others, left to right, are Robert W, Hill and C. R. Janssen, local Republican functionaries handling his appearance here. California Heeds More Responsible Leadership, Nixon Tells Local Crowds (Continued from Page 1) ngton for the solution of local problems. "Instead of turning to Washing- .on," said Nixon, "we should first jive our own people and private enterprise the chance first . . ." Nixnn said, "The number one challenge in California today is iohs for our increasing . :ion." He said, "we must attract Into this state new investment." "California in the past has been a magnet. But now the old industrial East is waking up and the South, too. California has to keep competitive," he declared. California, Nixon said, cannot 'afford a government that will tax what the traffic will bear." The point is not how many there are on the state payroll, but how r ew we need to do an efficient job, he said. Turning his attention to Hum- raldt County and Northwestern California, Nixon said that he always thought of the stale "as one and not north against south, city against rural." Though the California Water Plan is vital to heavily populated southern California,- it should be 'implemented in such a way so that those areas from where the waters come are protected," said ^Jixon. Untapped Potential He said the state government has to help develop the "tremendous and untapped potential" ol :he North Coast region. "It it vitally important," Nixon said, "that we have leadership which recognizes (he special problems of all parts of the state. "By visiting every county, I want to learn on-the-spot what are the particular concerns," he said Scoring Brown for his "wobbly altitude," Nixon singled out the Chessman case as a prime example. He also called for tougher laws to combat a rising crime rate anc stronger law enforcement. Nixon said that the stale government un dcr Crown has failed lo provide effective leadership in crime prevention. Nixon said thai Brown's administration takes "the easy way by looking to Washington." 'I've been in Washington," said Nixon, "and I know Washington bureaucrats. . . While some them are doing a good job, many of them like power." Deploring interference in edu cation by (lie federal government, Nixon said: "I don't want bureaucrats telling us what to teach in Colifor- nia. 'Remember," he said,. "who pays the' hills, calls the tune Nixon said thai as Governor ol California he will strive to make the stale "a showcase of independence and individual responsibility-" Must Speak Up He touched off a heavy volley f applause when he said that alifornia needs a Governor who mows Ihe world silualion and can peak up for California when an ssue is not in Uie best interests f the state. "Do you know," Nixon asked, any problem in California lhat s not related to Washington?" He icked off a list of areas, includ- ng welfare, highways, education. On communism, Nixon told his udience that they were "striking a blow for freedom for America y taking an interesl in partisan olitics, regardless of whether you re Republican or Democrat." "Our answer is not more power n Washington," Nixon said, "bu( more power in 180 million indivi- ual and free Americans. Your boice is to see lhat we get re- ponsible government. . ." Nixon, a candidate for public of- ice in California six times and ictorious each lime, was intro- uced by C. R. Janssen, county ampaign chairman for Nixon. Robert W. Hill, chairman of the Republican central committee, .'as toastmaster. Nixon lauded Don Clausen, Del Vorte supervisor, and Republican andidate for Congress, who ap- leared on the program wilh him. Praises Belolti Clausen joined the Nixon party n Ukiah earlier yesterday ami vill accompany Nixon to Crescent City today where the former vice iresident will speak, at a "Lunch vith Dick Nixon" al the Del Norte Fair Grounds. "It is time" said Nixon, "thai his part of the Slate is represent ed by a man who has his root' tere." He also praised Assemblyman 'rank. P. Belotti as "Ihe most sue cessful Republican in California.' Belotti is unopposed in his bid for ·e-election. Nixon said lhat when he ran for he U.S. Senate in 1950, he kicked iff his campaign in Eureka. He aid he recalled some familiar aces. Bearing personal greetings from his wife, Nixon said thai Mrs Ni\ in will accompany him when he returns lo Ihis area in Ihe fall during the later stages of Ihe campaign. Nixon's. two-day visit here is part of an 8-day swing through Northern California covering 20 cilies. He returns to San Francisco from Crescent Cily tonight. Guests at the head table included: Mayor Henry A. Terhey- den; Mrs. Belotti; Russell Clarke, forth Coasl area chairman of the . Mxon committee; Mrs. Jam?s Nealis, member of the Republican tale committee; Falher Michae Jlary, -of SI. Bernard's church vho delivered the invocation, and Henry Trobitz, chairman of the dinner which was sponsored by the tepublican Central Committee, Today's younger generation is just as politically minded as are tlicir elders. Above, Pliill Gustnvon, in the sweater, Arcnla Union High school senior, prepares to shake hands with Richard Nixon who could very well be next governor of the stntc. Nixon faced a heavy schedule from the time he landed at McKinlcyvillc airport in the afternoon until late last nigh I. Speaking to more than 400 persons gathered at the Eureka Inn, Richard M. Nixon tells them, "As California becomes the first stale in the Union in population, we must also become the first in the Union in law enforcement, education, industry and business." More responsible leadership in Sacramento is needed to accomplish this, he stated. At lower left is Don Clausen, candidate for Congress from this district, who accom-. panied Nixon. Before giving local Republicans some sage words of advice at a school of politics this morning, Richard M. Nixon circulated through the crowd in the lobbv of Eureka Inn. Here he is meeting William "Gabe" Crawford, ; who thus became one of estimated 1200 persons with whom Nixon shook hands during his two-day visit in Eureka. fi{?MKU';r $ .*·«»»* 7 *; Richard M. Nixon renewed a long-time acquaintance yesterday when he arrived at Arcala airport. Subject of his discussion with Don O'Kane, with cigar, included remembrance of building a thick peanut butter sandwich at O'Kane's home 12 years ago. O'Kane is publisher of The Eureka Newspapers, Inc. Division Of GOP Viewed In Vole On Slate Budget SACRAMENTO (UPl)-Ll. Gov. Glenn M. A n d e r s o n charged Wednesday that the way the Assembly and Senate voted on Ihe sembly and Senate volcd on the budget gave "dramatic evidence of a growing split within the GOP." He said the evidence was provided by "Ihe failure of Iho Republican minority in Ihe Assembly In approve Ihe governor's budget, contrasted with overwhelming support for the same budgel by all bul two Republicans in the Senate." "Apparently the Assembly minority leadership has embraced ;i 'rule or ruin' philosophy," said Anderson, who is president of the upper house. At the same time, Sen. John F. McCarthy, San Rafael, a candi- dale for (he Republican nomination for Anderson's post, said Wednesday's action on the state bond issues offered proof of GOP inity. McCarthy, speaking for the Senate minority caucus, said the Senate Republicans "support the lie- publican Assembly position of ballot." Underground Test Held In Nevada WASHINGTON (UPI) - T h e Atomic Energy Commission Friday held the second underground nuclear lest In ns many days at its Ncvndn lest silc. An AEC an- nouncemcnl said the device was of "low yield," or the equivalent of less Iliun 20,000 tons ot TNT. , ....... .............. -., , .......... , . placing nil bonds on Iho same It \vns Ihe 2Ctli test announced In Ihe scries begun last year.

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