Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on July 11, 1973 · Page 17
Get access to this page with a Free Trial
Click to view larger version

Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois · Page 17

Publication:
Location:
Galesburg, Illinois
Issue Date:
Wednesday, July 11, 1973
Page:
Page 17
Cancel
Start Free Trial

Page 17 article text (OCR)

Waukegan Views President a Brea • By CHARLES SELLE WAUKEGAN - Only to America could that code word fof political chicanery, Watergate, still be alive and kicking a year after beginning its dilatory rise. Ejections would have already been held in, say, Britain, Canada or West Germany had these revelations been disclosed there. Public outcry would have demanded the resignation of those in power. Last In a Series While liberal East Coast elitists expectantly await future developments, Watergate is already past history in Waukegan. The consensus is that Watergate has gone the route of other momentary fads: it's passe. One big yawn. Of course, Watergate is stall a popular topic of conversation—running neck and neck with the weather—with the diversity of opinion one would expect, but it's slowly being overtaken by growing fears that Johnny Cash just isn't _ out some of his good 'ole boy jive when he announces Standard Oil ain't got no gas; by the faot their progeny can't get that good job after spending $10,000 and four years of college and by an over-all plea for a return to another era when they made less money, but their dollars went farther. However, they'll continue to spend, continue to buy and continue to send their kids off to college. FOR MANY IN Waukegan, Watergate is a paradox. Yes, something happened, but pressed to explain why it happened is tougher than building a crackerjack football team at the high school (usually a hot topic in autumn months). What happened and why Watergate took place is dismissed by comments like, "It's politics, it happens all the time; they got caught;" or "no one got hurt, did they?" These same parents who were heard to lament more than once, "Where did we go' wrong? How did we fail?" Watergate: Give k"For a Change Waukegan, III. (population 65,060) is situated on Lake Michigan, about 40 miles north of Chicago. Permanent settlers arrived in 1835 and the town became a city in 1859. Waukegan is an industrial city with port facilities for lake and ocean vessels. Charles Selle Is a reporter for the Waukegan News-Sun. when their children rejected older values, now ask the same dead-end question about their government. A FEW WILL admit they have come to expect espionage, bugging and secret campaign funds as part of what they term politics, but what) they aren't ready to accept is the scurrying of those so far convicted or indicted, ready to tell all in trade for immunity from prosecution and the) quaking of a government rearing its 200th birthday. What talk there is of impeaching the President is emphatically negative in this mainly Republican stronghold. They like Richard Nixon — he 's their main man, now more than ever. They said that through their bumper stickers and votes in November and they still say it. What they like about the man wilt certainly overshadow any forthcoming. Watergate surprises. They point to the fact he's ended the Vietnam War, albeit four years later than his rhetoric of 1968 indicated, he 's made overtures for debate with Communist superpowers, but more importantly to them, through has term and nearly a half, he has slowed the country down and they like it. Courses charted by Presidents Kennedy and John- See 'Waukegan'(Continued on Page 23) CARPET MOHAWK MONARCH MoGEE COLUMBUS GALAXY ROXBURY Carpet Samples 50 c Eo. 100% Nylon Tweed Reg. $7.95 Now 4" 100% Nylon Sculptured ALL COLORS Reg. $7.95 Now 4" Candy Stripe Shag Reg. $6,99 Now 3" 100% Nylon Sculptured 1 Roll Only Reg. $5.99 Now 3" 100% Nylon Shag All Colors Reg. $9.95 Now 6" 501 Nylon Tone on Tone Reg. $9.95 Now 6" REMNANT SPECIALS All Items Subject To Prior Sale 5% Discount For Cosh & Carry 12xl2'3 NYLON TWEED Reg. $128.00 Now 79 00 9x6 RUBBER BK. KITCHEN CARPET Reg. $35.00 1 0n,y Now 14 00 12x15 SCULPTURED NYLON - GREEN Reg. $120.00 Now 79 00 12x4 RUBBER BK. KITCHEN CARPET Reg. $25.00 1 0n,y Now 10 00 12x11'9 NYLON SHAG - GREEN Reg. $144.00 Now 96 00 3x8 RUBBER BACK SHAG RUNNER Reg. $15.00 1 0n,y Now 5 00 12x13 RUBBER BK. KITCHEN CARPET Reg. $153.00 Now 114 00 10'6x4'8 HEAVY SCULPTURED GOLD Reg. $35.00 1 0nly Now 8 00 12x8 RUBBER BK. KITCHEN CARPET Reg. $79.95 1 0n,y Now 46 00 12x4'10 HEAVY SCULPTURED GOLD Reg. $89.00 1 0n,y Now 20 00 15x7'8 SCULPTURED TONE ON TONE Reg. $189,951 0n,y Now 99 00 12x12 HERCULON KITCHEN CARPET Reg. $82.00 1 0 ,y Now 46 00 12x30'2 HEAVY RUST TWEED SHAG RUNNERS 1.00 — Reg. $399,95 1 0n,y Now279°° Varous Sizes 3.00 — 12x15 ORG. TONE on TONE SCROLL oly Nowl19° 0 Reg. $179,001 ll'6x7'10 GREEN SHAG REMNANT °" Now 44 00 Reg. $99.00 1 Klincks Phone 289-2226 FREE PARKING your Bum Lime fmimStoRf Of KNOXVILLE The Friendly Town Store Hours: Mon.-Tues.-Thurs.-Fri. 9-9 Wed. 9-5 and Sat. 9-5 Qglesbura Register-Mail, Galesburg, 111. Wednesday,JulyLlL.1973. 17 BANK OF GALESBURG Announces NEW SAVINGS INTEREST RATES THAT WE CAN NOW PAY YOU MAXIUM RATES ALLOWED BY NEW REGULATIONS Daily Passbook Blue Chip Minimum $1.00 (Effective July 1, 1973) Minimum $1.00 (Effective July 1, 1973) 5% 5V2% 1 Year-2' 2 Year Certificates Q% m Year - 4 Year Certificates 6 '/2% 90 Day Certificates the BANK of GALESBURG - Today Home of FREE CHECKING and FREE CHECKS NO MONTHLY CHARGE "The Bonk Thar Leads The Way" BANK OF GALESBURG MAIN & KELLOGG MEMBER F.D.I.C PH. 343-4141

Get full access with a Free Trial

Start Free Trial

What members have found on this page