Profile Of A Candidate: -- Richard M Nixon By United Press InlematidnÂ» K for nothing -jlso, Richard Mil hous Nixon will go down in hi] lory for having raised the vice presidency to a new level of im portance in the American polill cal system. President Dwight D. Eisenhower gave him tho opportunity. The yoilrtt California, ambitious but carefully self-disciplined, made the most of it. Ho became the nations first real "undarsludy" for the presidency. In 13 years of public service, Nixon already has lived whal would have been for most men, a political lifetime. Picked from private life by a newspaper advertisement seeking a 1S48 OOP congressional candidate, he moved swiftly to the vice presidency in six years which spanned both House and Senate membership. Three times Nixon was pushed close to the point of becoming "acting president" by Eisenhower illnesses. Each time that role was averted. Tho vice president took on added duties under presidential direction but never t h e power of executive decision. From the outset of his first term, Elsenhower made a "work Ing iWrlner 1 ' of tho Quaker-bred young attorney from Whllticr Calif. One ot Ihc first steps in Urn direction \vns assignment ot the vice president to a 1953 good will tour of the Fat East. Mahy Republicans believe this marked the turning toint li. Nixon's bid for the presidency. Visited Asian Nations Ho and Mrs. Nixon spent 70 days visiting more than a scord of Asian countries on a glodc-cip cling tour pitted with diplomatic and political booby-traps. Ha came through without stumbling Other foreign trips followed, tn all, Nixon has traveled almost 160,000 miles abroad, visiting countries as the President's representative. The Nixons hit the headlines in 1D58 when they were stoned anc spat upon in South America by Communist - led demonstrators in Lima, Peru, Â£nd Caracas, Venezuela. Again, Nixon made major news when he visited Russia and Poland in the summer of 1659. His 'kitchen debate" with Soviet Pre- For AA: Emergency Units All Over Into This Troubled World-Instant Beer By HUGH A. MULLIGAN NEW YORK (AP)-A thirsty world receives with a mixture of trepidation and delight the news that a British brewery has come up with beer. a formula for instant Leave it to perfidious Albion to put a head on the 20th century's scientific development. While scientists most everywhere else in minded souse certainly would fall off before he ever really got on, thereby dooming a perfectly usable expression to early obsoles- ence. Busy Water Cooler And think what will happen to the office lush. He won't even have to wait for the lunch whistle to wet his whistle. Right under Ihc boss's nose and on compny time the world were mucking about ne can get a beautiful bun on simply by making periodic trips to the water cooler. If t h a t arouses too much suspicion, he can always lap up the leavings in the saucer beneath the window- plants. Five years from now, Old Fatth- c ]ful Geyser nnd the Hoover Dam would undoubtedly be the nation's busiest saloons. Alcoholics Anonymous would with rockets and missiles, her majesty's laboratory legions, in tme Alec Guinness fashion, were busy trying to extract n presto pint from their test tubes. Find Break Through After many a long night and many a longer morning after, the breakthrough finally came a Rurlon-on-Trent, one ot England's oldest foam factories. It is still too cnrly to tell whether the brewmastcr will fco knighted have to set up emergency chap- for his efforts anit lhc.'n;]jy become tors at every aqueduct, spillway, lake, fountain, and rain barrel in tho land, and perhaps dispatch one of the faithful every time a backsliding member felt like turning on a faucet. A Boy Scout pulling on a canteen would be as suspect as a Bowery bum swigging on a pint bottle in a doorway. The country's myriad closet drinkers could at last come out of the closet and get their kicks with the garden sprinkler. history's first bona fide beer baron. However, now thut the staff has sobered up from the hie heard round the world, it is time to consider what this singular achievement means in terms of our civilization arid our way of life as we know it, or used to know it. What, for instance, is [o become of the venerable custom of going: on the water wagon? Armed with! a pail of sudden suds, the reform-' LOANS Now you can arrange for a loan up to $ 25OO with up fo 36 months to repay HFC's new service will provide you with up to $2500. This now service is just another example of how HFC people understand the needs of modern families. 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Rockefeller's December annourtcc- ment that he would not seek the GOP presidential IK minatiori, Nixon on Jan. 9, his 47th birthday, made his long Â« deferred announcement that he would'be a formal candidate in the presidential primaries -- but not personally campaign in them. Nixon piled up Impressive Votes in the eight primaries in Which he was entered. In most of them he had no Republican opposition. "It's a mistake to run for the nomination and take your eye ol the election," he said months before the conventions. "II you're running for the election, you prove yourself worthy of (he nom nation. And I don't believe in tearing down party opponents. Ev en taking notice of them, excepl n a friendly way, Is out." The outgoing chief execli- ;ive capped the Nixon buildup with several open endorsements early in I960. Some Nixon bakers felt Eisenhower was taking a ainfully long time to say what re did -- just as they believed he aggcd in coming to Nixon's aid vhen the vice presidential nom! nee got into his 1952 campaign 'expense fund" dilemma. Political Trial The 1052 incident was Nixon's roughest political trial. Midway n Eisenlrowcr's first campaign, t was disclosed that Nixon had accepted $18,235 from a group of California supporters for use n defraying his political expenses as a senator. The news catne as a political shock, with many Republicans hitting the panic button and demanding he be dropped from the ticket. But Nixon, in a I'ramatic television explanation which Democrats denounced as "soap opera," detailed his personal finances and declared he received none of the California "fund" for his personal use. Telegrams and letters of support, which Nixon invited, poured into GOP headquarters. Eisenhower "vindicated" his running-mate and the ticket scored But in 1954 the Democrats.rj: vived their description of Nixon as "tricky Dick" in the course of his slam-bang campaign for Republican congressional candidates that year. His charge that Democrats had sheltered a "left - wing clique which has tolerated the Communist conspiracy" infuriated many Democrats -- notably former President Harry S. Truman and House Speaker Sam Rayburn. In 1956, Nixon and Eisenhower were renominated by acclamation and won in an even bigger avalanche of voles. Nixon played down the "Reds in govern- ment" Issue which ho had stress-] *d earlier. Anti - Nixon sentiment was 53 and was soon able to break spawned first by his slugging campaign against Rep. Voorhis (0-Callf.) In Jerry his - . , first victory, and again by his defeat of Rep. Helen Gahagan Douglas when he won his Senate seal in 1950. Â· Headline Role Nixtrt won admirers and critics by his headline role In Ito) Hiss Â· Chambers case during his first House term. Nixon was almost clone in doubting tha denial of Alger Hiss, a respected Cornier State Department official accused of having been a former Communist spy by Whiltaker Chambers a Time magazine editor and confessed ex- Red. Hiss eventually was indicted tot- perjury, convicted at his second trial and served a prison term. In the vice presidency, Nixon has repeatedly carried the ball for Eisenhower on issues, including foreign aid and extension of the reciprocal trade program But he has been careful not to intrude on prerogatives of the President. His reluctance to depart from the administration position on some issues has promoted criticism from Republicans like Rockefeller. When Eisenhower has been III or absent. Nixon often has presided over cabinet and National Se- play are the vice president's chlcl hobbles. He took up golf in 19- curity Council He was meetings, first vice president in history to preside over t h e ' c a b i n e t . Nixon was born Jan. 9, 1913, at Yorba Linda, Calif., the son of Frank A. and Hannah Millions S'ixon. As a youth, he worked in the 'amily grocery store, learned to llay the piano and excelled in debate. He was graduated from Whittier College in 1034 and won a scholarship to Duke University, where he earned his law degree n 1937. Opened Law Office Back in Whitlier, he opened a law office and soon met Patiricia ^yan, a slender, brown - eyed "raduate of the University of Cal- fornia who was then teaching at Whittier High School. They were married in 1!HO. Nixon left his law practice in .9-12 to work for the wartime Of- ijce of Emergency Management in'Washington. In August, 1942, le entered the Navy. When Nixon went to the South Pacific, Pat ook a government job in San Francisco. He was mustered out in January. 1946, as a lieutenant commander, and has maintained his reserve commission throughout lis vice presidency. The Nixons have two daughters, Patricia, born Feb. 21, 1946, and Julie, born July 5, 19(8. Caught up in the official Wash- ngton whirl, the Nixons reserve 100 on familiar courses, snooting an occasional 85. Grew Restless Most of the recent Nixon vacations have been spent in Florida. But he becomes restless after few days of vacation relaxation, reared as linkers, they have attended other churches in Washington. Their first such affiliation was with the Westmoreland Congregational Church near their first home in Northwest Washing, ton. Later when they moved Into a $75,000 home acquired in early 1957, they shifted to the nearby Methodist Church \vhere te girls attend Sunday School. Nixon has enjoyed general good health throughout his public car- Cathode Capers Mr. Except for in Occasional cold and a tendency to pick up a virus Infection when he Is rundown from campaigning, he has had no Illness of note. In 1957, he made his first use of reading glasses, for close work in his office. He stopped smoking several years ago. His drinking Is carefully restricted. After the 1956 campaign, Nixon thinned himself down to keepl his weight below 170. If wealth becomes a political Issue, Nixon feels he's on good ground as a presidential candidate. Although his total federal pay comes to $45,000 a year, much of his money Is tied up in mortgage payments on his new home. Fees for speeches or magazine arlicles he turns over to charity. be more lik'e Mm, or tie's getting to be more like r-,e. War More Breezy In the original Gardner books Drako is much moro breezy, talkative, and comlc-reliefish than he is on the IV show. He's flashier, you might uy, In our scripts, a lot of this personality Bluff had to be toned down, mostly for the reasons I've already described. We have too much to include in a single hour to explore and develop a lot Of characters. So Paul his to be pretty businesslike. We is as close to a legitimate private de- |tect!vo as there Is, I believe, In show business. He works for Mason as 6 legmart, doing research, (racking down Clues and gather Ing Information, anil reporting] these things as briefly And At quickly as possible to his implay- er. No fuss, no (rills, no scenlry- chcwlpo. Since the show becirt* well Â«|. taWishcd, I find that the Paul Drake of Gardner's written itor- les is becoming less breezy and more businesslike--in other words, he's getting to be more like the television character. Occisionally I get a yen for more action--for instance, when My young daughter complaint that I don't "get in fights Â«r.d all those exciting things like the oth-| er private eyes." But thit's just a nick at f my fatherly pride, I Â·[suppose. Because I do get a kick Dells July i O , ' 6 out of til the mail from tclua! prlvft'4 invtJtlg*tofl wh write t| IMi rnS how much they trijty th| show, and Paul Driite, bocausl he'* for rtal. Goiw With lhÂ« thief ANCHORAGE, AUjka (UPI)-. The following report turned uj on the books it the State Polic* oilice hert recently. "Alfred F. Weingath came M the station to report tha follow ing iterns Were Helen from his hottesitt: One outhou.t;, vjl. ue 120: OCM door to o'jtiicrise, value $50." Paul Drake Becoming Image Of Paul Drake Says Mason's Eye EDITOR'S NOTE -- The author of the following guest column plays Paul Drake in "Perry Mason," presented Saturdays from C:30 to 7:30 p. m., over the CBS netvrork. By WILLIAM HOPPER Written For The Associated Press I guess I'm what you might call a dramatic second banana in television, and I think it's the best spot in the bunch. As Paul Drake, the detective who acts as a kind of runner (or Perry Mason, I can enjoy two great acting fulfillments -- I'm creating a personality, and I'm needed. By that I don't mean that ['m indispensable, either as Bill time, we have to tell a full story and sometimes a pretty complicated one. Obviously there isn't time to include all the action that is necessary to the slory and foi| full understanding of the details by the audience. So they have to be explained with a different device. In the "Perry Mason Show" notice that many of the necessary details--too minute to be present-; ed in action but too important to the solution to be ignored-come out in conversations between the regular characters. In one short phone conversation, Drake and Mason can let the audience in on story details that might take many minutes to enact on| the screen. That's why 1 say that; Hopper or as Paul Drake. But the Ip or 50mebody Iik , second banana is a necessary in- jrcdient of a show like ours. 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