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Delaware County Daily Times (Newspaper) - November 4, 1970, Chester, Pennsylvania Delaware County WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 4 1970 HOME DELIVERY 75 cents PER WEEK FIFTEEN CENTS wins NEW CONGRESSMAN John H Ware 3rd of Chester County shows where he put his cratic opponent as he talks with Edwin S man Sr Delaware County Republican chairman and Harry A McNichol chairman of the Delaware County Republican Board of Supervisors War Board and chairman of the county commissioners triumph Dally Times Photo by FRANK Dl GIACOMO MRS LAWRENCE G WILLIAMS kisses a husband Inside your Daily Times Some policemen give their lives for their fellow man others lie Page 6 Formal or Casual or Tender roast turkey is perfect to serve at either kind of entertaining Page 11 U S District Court Judge C William Kraft Jr retiring from regular duty next Wednesday calls bench a most delightful rewarding and challenging experience Section 2 Springfield captures Central League soccer title on penalty kick Page 26 Amusements 13 Bridge Classified Ads Comics 36 Crossword Puzzle Editorials Death Notices Cloudy Mostly cloudy tonight and Thursday Low night 40 high Thursday 50 Details on Page 20 Daily Except Sunday E St Chaster Pa 19016 Want TR All Departments TR Deliveries per weak By HARRY MAITLAND Daily Times Staff Writer A Chester County Republican was a double winner Tuesday in first a congressional seat while U.S Rep Lawrence G Williams of Springfield rolled to an easy victory over his Democratic opponent John H Ware 3rd of Oxford won both the special election and the regular election in the 9th District which covers all of Chester County and the western portion of Delaware County Ware will be sworn in soon to fill the unexpired term of the late G Robert Watkins of Birmingham who died during the summer The term ends in January At that time Ware will begin a two-year term of his own While Ware was rolling up more than a edge over Chester County Commissioner Louis F Waldmann of Glenmoore Chester County in both contests Williams was coasting to an easy majority victory over Joseph R Breslin of Haverford Township in the race for the 7th District seat in Congress Ware a millionaire businessman and former newspaper publisher resigned a powerful seniority position in the State Senate to become the congressional candidate Ware who limited his appearances to rallies and refused to debate Waldmann received votes in Delaware County in the regular election according to unofficial returns Waldmann a minority commissioner i n Chester County received votes In the special election Ware received votes in Delaware County and Waldmann got Constitutional Party candidate Benjamin H Winkleman of Chester County received votes in Delaware County in the special election He was not on the other ballot Chester County voters gave Ware a edge over Waldmann in the general election In the special election Ware drew votes to for Waldmann Winkleman whose name appeared only on the ballot for the special election received votes in Chester County Williams whose district covers 27 municipalities in the eastern portion of Delaware County received votes and Breslin received votes according to the unofficial tally did better than he did in 1969 when he beat Edward J O'Halloran by votes but not as well as he did in his first try for Congress when he trounced John J Logue by votes Williams scored his best majorities in Radnor and in his home district Springfield He a vote majority in Radnor and a vote majority in Springfield The incumbent congressman scored large majorities in Aldan Collingdale Glenolden Haverford Township Lansdowne Marple Norwood Prospect Park Ridley Park Ridley Township Sharon Hill and Upper Darby He had moderate majorities in Eddystone Millbourne and Yeadon Breslin who lost his home district Haverford Township by votes claimed Clifton Heights and Darby Township He received votes in Clifton Heights to Williams and took Darby Township by Williams celebrated his victory with a party at the Alpine Inn in Springfield About persons mainly Republican workers from throughout the county dropped by the party I am very happy I did so well See WARE Page 20 Party controls assembly Congressional edge Scott victor PHILADELPHIA Democrat Milton Shapp izing on Republican dissent and disinterest on the farms and in while piling up huge majorities in the cities was elected Pennsylvania's 40th ernor Tuesday by a landslide votes He is the fourth Democratic governor in this century ending eight years of Republican and the first Jew to win the state's top office So massive was tory were Republican U S Sen Hugh Scott to a third six-year that he led Democrats to control of both houses of the state legislature for the first time since 1936 Elected with Shapp as a statehouse team was State Sen Ernest lieutenant ernor Democrats also retained their edge in the state's Con- gressional delegation as all in- won hardily Scott's margin of victory was close to what he had predicted but far short of estimates by political observers The Scott was counting on a strong vote of con- to boost bis forthcoming campaign for re-election as ate minority leader a battle he is certain to face in January from more conservative cans It was second try for the governorship Four years ago he was beaten by Republic More election news pictures tables on Pages 2 20 Section 2 can Raymond P Shafer by votes Under law Shafer couldn't succeed himself The Philadelphia millionaire who made his fortune in the television cable business rolled over Republican Lt Gov Raymond J Broderick in racking up the third largest gubernatorial majority in state history Only two Republicans John Fisher in 1926 with and James Duff in 1946 with had more The turnout at the polls was the smallest in 28 years Rain apathy and voter un- happiness with Shafer a lame who wanted a state in- come tax to solve a pending million deficit brought only 3.6 million or 66 per cent of the 5.4 million registered the polls Scott who will be 70 next See SHAPP ENDS Page 2 AP WIREPHOTO MILTON SHAPP flashes a victory smile surrounded by his wife Muriel and their son Richard 22 after Pennsylvania governorship Democrats clip edge take House seat By JOE SULLIVAN Daily Times Staff Writer Governor elect Milton J Shapp lost to Republican Raymond J Broderick by only votes in Delaware County balloting Tuesday while Joseph T Doyle emerged as the only apparent Democratic winner in the county as he won the District seat in State House of Representatives As expected Republican U S Sen Hugh Scott was the leading in the county defeating Democrat William G Sesler by to as slightly more than 70 per cent of the county's eligible voters went to the polls according to unofficial returns The estimated total vote was and fell within the 70 to 75 per cent predictions by Mrs Mildred E Friedkin chief clerk of the county's election bureau and Edwin S Hineman Sr the county's Republican chairman Republican party leaders generally blamed the unpopularity of the Shafer Administration for Broderick's defeat in the state and relatively feeble showing in Delaware County while local Democratic officials insisted election results indicate their party is on the upswing in the county GOP officials emphasized they were disappointed at Broderick's vote in the county where Republicans lead Democrats in registrations by better than to 1 to But they said the county vote merely reflected a statewide trend Broderick I i e e n a n r governor under Gov Raymond P Shafer garnered votes to for Shapp the Lower Merion industrialist who had predicted he would pull the miracle of the century by beating his GOP rival in Delaware County a Republican bastion for decades In the District race for the State House Doyle an Aldan attorney topped his Republican opponent David W McLaughlin also of Aldan by 142 votes to according to the unofficial returns Ernani C Falcone Delaware County's Democratic chairman said he was elated at Doyle's victory and interpreted it and strong showing as the beginning of a genuine two-party system in our county Falcone who had worked for Shapp in 1966 when he lost County by nearly votes in his unsuccessful gubernatorial bid said his Democrats repel Nixon's drive to control Senate WASHINGTON AP laid the basis for a strong 1972 presidential challenge with startling successes in ship contests while repelling President Nixon's drive to cap- ture control of the Senate For the ninth straight tion Democrats won control of both houses of Congress They added a handful of seats to their House margin and dropped a couple in the Senate as cans succeeded in sharply re- ducing the normal Senate and the House midterm losses for party in the White House But the Democrats more than made up for the congressional standoff by regaining the of Pennsylvania Ohio Wisconsin and Minnesota plus enough smaller states to win a majority of state houses for the first time since the 1964 Lyndon B Johnson landslide In many Senate and House contests traditional Democratic economic appeals plus the strength of incumbency proved more powerful than the can law and order campaign led by Nixon and Vice President Spiro T Agnew But local sues particularly taxes many governors races At the Western White House in San Clemente Calif Nixon was reported by press secretary Ronald L Ziegler to be very pleased with the results licans he said had turned the trend of tradition by reducing normal White House losses in midterm congressional tions Agnew speaking at can headquarters in ton said the results gave Nixon a working majority in the Senate of Republicans and Southern He said he wished the GOP had done better in contests For the Democrats national Chairman Lawrence F O'Brien said Nixon and Agnew would be hard put to call this anything but a defeat Tonight we find the Democratic party a ty party in America The biggest Republican names among the governors Ronald Reagan of California and Nelson A Rockefeller of New York were easily ed in the nation's two largest states But elsewhere the GOP lost heavily in the races for state houses Two big names among Southern Winthrop Rockefeller of sas and Claude R Kirk Jr of unseated by new look Democrats Dale Bumpers and Reubin Askew In Wisconsin Democrat trick Lucey ended six years of Republican domination by de- feating Lt Gov Jack Olson for governor In Ohio John J Gilligan Republican Roger Cloud in the wake of a loan scandal that split GOP ranks To the east millionaire crat Milton 7 Shapp won his second bid for Pennsylvania's governorship by defeating Lt Gov Raymond Broderick The gubernatorial victories gave the Democrats at least 26 state houses a solid base for the 1972 presidential drive just as GOP successes in 1966 helped Nixon's successful effort two years ago Nixon and Agnew's strenuous campaign President campaigned in 23 states the vice president in fruit in only a handful of Senate races In Tennessee veteran cratic Sen Albert Gore an op- ponent of the Vietnam war and labeled by Republicans as their No 1 target lost his seat to GOP conservative Rep William E Brock III In Indiana in a race cans had considered one of their top hopes Democratic Sen Vance Hartke clung to a lead of less than votes over Rep Richard Roudebush with more than 90 per cent of the votes counted In Agnew's home state of Maryland liberal Democratic Sen Joseph Tydings was set by Republican Rep J Glenn Jr a Nixon supporter and the son of the man Tydings un- seated six years ago Rep Lowell P Weicker Jr a moderate Republican won in Connecticut's three-cornered Senate race in which the See DEMOCRATS Page 2 party's increasing strength was reflected in the closeness of wins and losses in some communities In Marple Broderick polled votes only 114 more than Shapp In Haverford Township Broderick topped Shapp to while carrying Chester by to Perhaps most significant victory in the county was in Ridley Township long a GOP stronghold which is represented on the Republican Board of Supervisors War Board by the township's tax collector Nicholas F Catania Here Shapp out polled Broderick to 6.193 Hineman who is serving his second term as GOP party chairman agreed with Harry A McNichol chairman of both the War Board and county commissioners that the unpopularity of S h a f e r s administration was mainly responsible for the poor GOP showing in the county But Broderick still in Delaware County and only one Republican McLaughlin Hineman said Our Republican organization in the county is as strong as it ever was Senator Scott won big Hineman who is the state's Deputy Secretary of Revenue said he would lose his state post when Shapp becomes governor and estimated that about patronage employes in the Department of Revenue alone would be replaced by Democrats The governorship carries a great deal of he said We'll bounce McNichol said speaking of the party's ability to recoup for future elections Yes we'll bounce back just like we did before In the 1964 presidential election Lyndon B Johnson defeated Barry Goldwater in the county by votes in a rare GOP setback Ray Broderick could never quite disassociate himself from Hineman said He tried his best but he was still right-hand man in many voters minds because he was lieutenant governor This is the main reason he lost the election and didn't do better in our county Hineman and McNichol emphasized they didn't interpret the vote as any kind of repudiation for the War Board which was created more than 50 years ago by the late John McClure of Chester and which selects candidates for office dispenses patronage and rules on other party issues Falcone who has been the Democratic chairman for seven years said he considered the Sec GOP EDGE Page 20
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