Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on June 13, 1976 · Page 16
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Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 16

Charleston, West Virginia
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Sunday, June 13, 1976
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16A -June 13, 1976 Sunday Gazette-Mail Char mm Weil Virginia Rhodes Attacks Congress' Performance WASHINGTON (APi - The House Republican leader says members of Congress should be barred from running for president so they would attend better to their legislative duties. Rep. John J. Rhodes of Arizona made the proposal in a new book. "The Futile System." . It is a wide-ranging attack on the performance of Congress under Democratic control. It criticizes Democratic leaders by name. Congress can only be reformed by turning leadership over to Republicans, wrote Rhodes/who presumably would be speaker if this happened. He said the GOP, now outnumbered 287 to 145 in the House, has a realistic chance of taking over in the November election. Rhodes said that if members of Congress were prohibited from seeking the presidency or vice presidency until they had been out of the legislative body for two years, there would be two effects: "First, overly ambitious members would not be distracted from legislative business. Second, individuals whose true motivation from the beginning was to run Rep. John J. Rhodes Bar Congressmen for president would be dissuaded from running for Congress." « * * WHILE PROFESSING friendship and admiration for Democratic leaders with whom he deals as leader of the minority. Rhodes aimed some barbs at most of them. Some of his appraisals: ··Speaker Carl Albert - who had not announced his intention to retire when the book was written - is "an intelligent man who is very fair." But Albert's insistence on seeking the concurrence of committee chairmen "has frequently brought utter chaos to the floor and caused great delay in the passage of key legislation." ··Majority Leader Thomas P. "Tip" O'Neill Jr.. D-Mass., who is so far unopposed to step into Albert's shoes, "is easily one of the most affable men that I know . . . great fun to be around." But O'Neill is also "the most partisan man I have ever k n o w n . . . Tip can be impossible to deal with if you are in the minority . . . He would rather go down in defeat time after time and veto after veto than ever to cooperate substantively with either the minority side or the Republican." Writing before the sex-scandal storm broke over Rep. Wayne Hays, D-Ohio. Rhodes described Hays as a bully - MAKE IT A GREAT FATHER'S DAY SUNDAY, JUNE 20 LOW. UOW PRICES... EVERY DAY SHOP MONDAYS AND FRIDAYS 10 TO 9 "37 //I Iv A ENTIRE STOCK ' OFF · SUMMER SUITS * LEISURE SUITS ® SPORT COATS What a great selection of men's clothing at fantastic summer sale prices. 100% polyester and 100% tcxturized polyester gabardine styles. Handsomely tailored and there's something just for you in this collection. Leisure suits in sizes S-M-L-XL. Suits and sport coats in size? 36 to 46 short, regular and long in the group. What savings and what a sale! Leisure Suits, reg. 29.99 SALE 23.99 Suits and Tailored Leisure Suits Reg. 49.99 to 79.99 SALE 39.99 to 63.99 Sport Coats, reg. 49.99 SALE 39.99 io FRUIT OF THE LOOM KNIT ACTION SHIRTS 4.99-5.99 Polyester and cotton blend short sleeve shirts in a host of solids and solids with contrasting trim. Permanent press for the easiest care ever. Stock up now in sizes S-M-L-XL Dod could never have too many of these great action shirts! ·TJ · · - ; · . FRUIT OF THE LOOM UNDERWEAR FOR DAD 100S cotton (or comfort and perfect fit. It's wonderfully absorbent and perfectly washable. No snag and they keep their shape. Briefs, sizes 32 to 44 3/3.39 T-Shirts, sizes S-M-L-XL 3/3.69 Athletic Shirts, sizes S-M-L-XL 3/3.39 Boxer Shorts, sizes 32 to 44 3/4.59 JUST IN TIME FOR VACATION FUN VERY SPECIAL One and two piece styles in the prettiest colors of the season. Prints and solids in a host of styles that will make waves at the beach or pool side. Styles to let all the sun in and at a fantastic sale price that lets you buy another bottle of suntan lotion. Be here early for the best selection. Misses and women's sizes. OTHER STYLES 11.99 "there is really no other Wd.v to put it." But he also said "few members . . . are more valuable and adept in the treatment of sensitive foreign policy matters." * » * THE REPUBLICAN leader argued congressional reform is stymied because too many vested interests, in and out of Congress, have made their arrangements with the present structure and resist any change. Moreover, he contended, the public at large does not understand Congress: "When people visualize the federal government, what most of them see is not the Congress but the most visible individual in Washington, the P r e s i d e n t . . . the Presi- ·dent is Republican and therefore many people believe that Congress must be Republican too." Even one of his own constituents, he said, wrote him a scolding letter under the impression that he was leader of the majority party, and one newly elected congressman asked him innocently. "Just how many members are there in this body'" Rhodes said that despite the present numerical odds against the GOP. "We do not even have to pick up all of the 74 House seats needed to attain the numerical majority of 218 ... Just before the start of the 95th Congress, a number of conservative House Democrats may decide to switch their party allegiance and elect a Republican speaker . . . "If we can pick up 56 seats in November, there may be a group of conservative Democrats who will be g i v i n g serious thought to changing their party affiliation." he said. FREE DELIVERY EASY TERMS ONE HOUR FREE PARK- 1 IHG AT HEW CITY PARKING BUILDING WITH PURCHASE OF $5.00 OR MORE lOOOQUARRiERST. PH. 346-9657 Items from every department drastically reduced . . . if you've ever needed a piano, organ, guitar, band instrument, radio, stereo, television, tape recorder . . . you just can't afford to pass up this HUGE sale! This sale is absolutely the biggest and best musical sale ever to be held in Charleston . . . many items are one of a kind . . . we will not turn down any reasonable offer on this merchandise! Yes, our easy, low-cost financing plans are still "GO" for all sale items regardless of price. Even the ones cut below cost. Every year there are people who say later "I wish I'd acted quicker, I was just too late." Don't be too late. Come and get some of this wonderful merchandise at special prices now. Remember, there can be a clearance like this only once in the whole year . . . TRINITRON All Screen Sizes Measured Diagonally · 12" Reg. S400 '375 · 15" Remote Reg. S450 · 17" Reg. S510 ' 17" Remote Reg. $600 · 19" Reg. S580 19" Remote Reg. S680 '410 5 479 '5.75 '550 '649 COMPACT STEREO HP161-RecordPlayer,AM-FM Stereo, Reg.$200 S 159 HP 168-Record Player, AM-FM Stereo, 8 Track, Reg. $260 S 200 HP 318-Record Player, AM-FM Stereo, 8 Track, Reg. $410 '350 HP 319-Record Player, AM-FM Stereo-Cassette Rec., Reg. $410.. '350 TAPE RECORDERS TC-75 Cassette, Reg. $100 '75 TC-67 Cassette, Reg.'70 '55 CF310 Cassette AM-FM, Reg. $160 '145 CF-420 Cassette AM-FM Police Band. Reg. $200 S 175 RADIOS 9430-AM-FM Table Model In Walnut Grain,Reg.$40 '35 8100-AM-FIH Portable with Weather Band, Reg. $90 '65 5100-AM-FM Police, Aviation, 5 Short Wave Bands, Reg. $300. S 275 -V Used Hammond Chord Organ S 295 Used Hammond Spinet PlaysO.K.Asls '126 Used Hammond Spinet Leslie and Drums. Reg. $1995. '995 New Hammond Synthesizer Reg. $995 S 728 Piano-Mate. Turn Your Piano Irts An Organ In Seconds, Reg. $300..'225 New Hammond Phoenix. Used For Teaching. New Warranty, Reg. $2195 '1500 New Hammond X-5 Combo Organ- This Is New Model Of Porta-B. Reg. $2595 S 2195 New Hammond Portable Combo Organ. With Drawbars. Reg.$1095 '895 New Hammond Monarch, 61 Note Manuals, 25 Note Pedalboard, Reg. $4795. '4100 Gibson Howard Roberts S 647 Gibson L6-S Electric Reg. $499 '347 . Les Paul Signature Electric '464 Giannini 12 String Reg. $275 '218 Giannini Flattop Reg. $245 .....'218 Giannini Classic Reg. $225 '184 Epiphone Folk Flattop Reg. $125 ..... S 88 Les Paul Signature Bass Reg. $629 $395 Spinet Pianos ® Full 88 Note Keyboard 9 Key board Cover ©3 Pedals ®10 Year Warranty 9 Choose Pecan or Walnut NOW ONLY With Matching Bench Used Upright. 149 Used Rimball Grand Excellent Condition Beautiful Mahogany Finish 1295 Used Antique White Grand Refinished '699 New Winter Spinet Ebony, Reg. $995 '795 Winter Walnut Console Reg.$1295.. '995 F.S. Cable Spinet Walnut, Reg.$1250 '950 Cordovox Electric Piano Reg. $650 '375 Gibson SG-212 Reg. $820 '599 SG-212 with Altec Speakers Reg. $1025 .'710 SG-412 Guitar Amp Reg.$llll '888 Condor Tone Cabinet. For Combo Organ, Synthesizer, Elect. Piano. Reg. S595 S 199 RECORDS-TAPES i GROUP RECORDS All Types of Music $097 1 GROUP TAPES"TM All Types of Music $000

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