Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on July 31, 1973 · Page 25
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Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois · Page 25

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Haldeman: President 9 s Own S. O.B. Ggiesburg Registe^Maij, GaMbura Tuesday, Jufy 31,. 1973 21 By United Pt ess International When you talk fibout loyalty to a president, ym talk about Hairy Bobbins Hakfeman. "Every President needs his sob., and I'm Nixon's," Bob Haldeman was fond of saving. Personality Spotlight His detractors* and they seemed legion, complained that he was too pluperfect an sob. His supporters, and they often seemed few, said that if Haldeman didn't exist Nixoo would have had to invent him. But Haldeman cared not for his detractors nor his supporters. He saw as Ns job to protect the President, to shield him from the favor-seekers end the power-brokers and the pests. Did Job Wen Detractors and supporters alike said he did that job well. Those who liked him said his was a necessary function if the President wis not to get bogged down in minutla. Those Who disliked him said he was too successful, that Haldeman caused Nixon to operate out of an ivory tower and to run the country as a benevolent patriarch who didn't trust his children. Haldeman, 46, once the strongest man in the White House next to the President, WED., AUGUST 1st COME TO STRETCH FABRIC FIRST DOORS OPEN AT 8 A.M. T-SHIRT FABRIC Single Knits Values to $4.99 T 9 r. MENSWEAR KNIT Values to $9.49 REMNANTS & SAMPLES DRASTICALLY REDUCED 50c-*3" JERSEYS & DENIMS Values to $3.98 $144 Yd. Polyester Double Knits & Acrylics Values to $6.98 $099 Stretch Fabrics 54 S. Seminary St. Phone 342-8317 If. R. Haldeman has fallen victim to the Watergate scandal. On April 30, with deepest regret and with public feudings for their loyalty and ability, Nixon accepted the resignations of Haldeman and his UCLA roommate,' John D. Ehrlichman. "Hans" and "Fritz," as Haldeman and Ehrlichman ! were called—but not. to their faces—were Nixon's chief of sfaff and chief domestic adviser, J respectively. They tendered their resignations following resh of published reports that they may have been involved in the planning and cover-up of the Watergate bugging. Few Broken Up There were few sorrowful expressions at the White House or on Capitol Hill when the news broke. Crewcut, formidable-looking Haldeman had won a reputation for the ruthless exercise of power and unques lioning loyalty to Nixon. His protective shield around the President became known as the "Berlin Wall." He managed the President's time, personally cleared every one who wanted to see the President—even Cabinet offi rials—and controlled all communications to the Oval Office. ; Haldeman had served the 'President since they began an \ association in the 1956 cam-'; jpaign when Nixon sought re| election for vice president. Four years later, Haldeman 5took time off as vice president! See 'Haldeman'(Continued on page 28) All over Illinois builders choose Electric Heat Retirees at AppJegate East Retirement Home in Galestxirg appreciate the comfort of electric heat i" ::ss£-£^%yJZ!Z^ The Professional Office Buildup in Danville provides convenient electric heaL When it comes to specifying the heating system for a new building, more and more contractors choose modern electric heat. One reason is that electric heat units can be installed quickly and easily, and take little or no usable space. As for quality, the even warmth, quick response, and room-by-room temperature control of electric heat provides the last word in convenient comfort. « Whether you plan to build—or occupy— a new building, you'll be wise to consider electric heat. For more information, call your IP sales representative at our office. S-.-.v v :££ii;£v.v. Etedric neat is a feature of the Fmiey Apartments in Spana. mjm • IT'S OUR BUSINESS TO SERVE YOU BETTER IP\ ILLINOIS POWER tm OHinc WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1st WHITI Gym Shorts Gym Bogs Converse Gy Supporters $]19 mShow'6 50 99c Complete BADMINTON SET Reg. $6.98 ALL TENNIS CLOTHING ' •/2 PRICE ADULT SIZE LIFE JACKETS Coast Guard Approved ANGLER 8' FIBERGLAS FLY ROD Reg. $12.95 Insulated Picnic Bag Reg. $2.59 $100 SPRING ft SUMMER Handbags Reg. $3.98 to $14.98 $ l- s 2- s 3 SHORT SLEEVE SWEAT SHIRTS $2 50 SWIM MASKS Reg. $| 00 $1.98 *| Complete Outdoor Tether Boll Set Reg. $8.98 $coo BASEBALL CAPS $J50 SKI BELTS $5.98 **f Hit LOUISVILLE SLUGGER BASEBALL BATS NOW ONLY $ 2°° Leo Stein & Son's, Inc. • Luggage 345 E. MAIN ST. Sporting Goods • Purses DOWNTOWN GALESBURG

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