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New Castle News (Newspaper) - November 3, 1976, New Castle, Pennsylvania NEW CASTLE NEWS SEVENTH YEAR No. 46 NEW CASTLE NOVEMBER Pages 99' WEEK BY COPY 15' Carter marches to close election win WASHINGTON Jimmy uti a strong base in his South and a breakthrough in the industrial won a victory over Gerald Ford today to become nation's first Southern president in 128 The former Georgia who began his campaign 22 months ago and traveled miles seeking support from skeptical claimed victory for himself and Waller Mondale during an early morning appearance at an Atlanta convention center before thousands of not afraid to take on the of president of the United he my strength comes from the American Carter paid tribute to Ford as the and most formidable opponent anybody could possibly At one Carter's eyes with tears and he had to turn to his before he could continue Ford went to bed at the White House without conceding even though Carter had moved over the necessary 270 electoral votes shortly before he The White House said Ford would issue a ment later Ford became the first incumbent dent since Herbert Hoover in 1932 to be ed out of of fice by the Mary Louise chairman of the Republican National issued a statement saying that Watergate and its aftermath played a in Ford's to get busy during the next four years and on a relentless effort to broaden its base in this The a.m. EST national vole for president with 98 per cent out of of the precincts Popular Vote Pet 51 48 Carter won 24 states with 297 electoral Ford won 27 states with 241 electoral Carter will be sworn in as the country's 39th president on the steps of the Capitol Jimmy Carter won in Lawrence County by approximately It was the biggest plurality a Democratic presidential candidate since Lyndon B. Johnson won in a landslide in 1961. Johnson then won the county by It also marked the time in the last 13 presidential elections that Lawrence County has voted the same as the rest of Carter paid tribute to Ford as the and most formidable opponent anybody could poss ibly The spent and voiceless after a year of political struggle for the office he assumed by appointment 27 months went to bed without making a He began the day as the only man ever to hold the presidency without he ended it as the first incumbent since Herbert Hoover turned out of office by the Ford made a strong contest ol the which last summer had looked like a walkaway for the Democratic After an epic battle for the GOP he fought Carter to a near dead He lost it by failing to significantly crack Carter's hold on the South and the Democratic party's strongholds in the in- Eastand Ford carried New California and his own but even with a near sweep in the mountain and Pacific Coast these were not enough to offset Carter's southern and eastern the first Georgia native ever and the first candidate ol the Deep South since 1848 to capture the won by rebuilding some key elements of the political coalition which Franklin Roosevelt put together in the 1930s. He swept the entire South except for captured New York and Texas and Florida and several key farm heavy backing from hispanic and urban Carter clinched the election when he carried Mississippi and reached 272 electoral a.m. EST. 52, had little recognition and less national support when he decided to seek the presidency years He stormed the heights with a battle plan he worked out with a few close advisers and a campaign appeal based on a return to principled He announced his candidacy nearly two lull years ahead of the and for half of that time as an un- known Southern politician on what many regarded as a mission of Myers tops Atkinson to retain seat in House U. S. Rep. Gary A. proved yesterday that his election in 1974 was no fluke and grabbed an even tighter hold on his 25lh District The 39-year old who has made political accountability and financial disclosure a trademark during his first two overwhelmed Eugene V. Atkinson by votes When Myers defeated 20-year incumbent Frank M. Clark two years he received 53.8 per cent of the Yesterday Myers Gary Myers received 56 per cent. H was believed by Democrats that Myers won in 1974 mainly because of an Clark And it was believed he would face a tough fight because the Democratic had the Beaver County votes practically This was not the case as a Beaver County com- missioner from won by a mere 562 votes unofficially in his home Myers won his home county of Butler by votes and Pratt re-elected Andrews by votes winsin tight race State Rep. Ralph D. D- New was re-elected to a second term yesterday by easily defeating S. who scored an upset two years ago over 18-year incumbent Donald W. won by an even greater margin Republicans hold a registration advantage in the 10th District which includes parts of Lawrence County and a small portion of Mercer Concerning his Pratt think they looked at my record and felt I did a good job in representing the He also commended the voters for turning out in record numbers 35, president ol Milsom Oil focused on Pratt's support to create the Commonwealth Compensation Commission and for favoring Gov. 35, focused primarily on his own record and said McBride represented big In the Lawrence County Pratt received McBride received In Mercer Pratt ed votes and McBride His total of to McBride's represented a spread of some When he defeated Fox in 1974, Pratt won by approximately Stale Rep. Thomas J. D- New was re-elected to a fifth term representing the Ninth Fee was on page 3) State Sen. W. Thomas overcame voter registration odds yesterday to win a second four-year According to unofficial 35, defeated State James A. by some votes for the 21st Andrews received 51 per cent of the Four years ago when he defeated the Donald 0. Andrews received 54 per cent of the Andrews had a registration advantage at A former district Andrews said of the very I was very happy with the Lawrence County In reference to the registration advantage which Democrats hold in the Andrews on page 3) Lawrence County by nearly In the northern portion of Allegheny Myers won approximately Asked about his showing in Beaver Myers doesn't surprise The Butler County results prised him even he He was expecting to win Butler County by only the same margin he had over He said that during the he could sec that he would have a great deal of support in Beaver As for Ihe meaning of the Myers have to say they've given me support in how I've been representing the 49, was taking the loss He said he believes he ran a good campaign by with the guess the people expressed that they wanted a more 1 va live he j Asked abort the Beaver County I he honestly I. thought we could pull a big vote in Beaver congratulate Gary and wish him As an indication of how far Myers has come in Lawrence he led every other including in total votes in the who has refused to take large expects his spending to be approximately Atkinson had spent approximately through mid-October and had received contributions from including is a breakdown of the results by each Lawrence Butler Beaver and Allegheny 6.151; PHILADELPHIA From very first day in Ihe race to replace Hugh Scott in the U.S. it was apparent it would be a classic battle between political power and Republican H. John Heinz III of heir to the pickle and catsup for- had the money and was willing to spend He spent some million on his most of it from his own Philadelphia Democrat William J. Green had the power a registration a well-oiled machine in Philadelphia and the support of Gov. Millon J. Shapp in Harrisburg and Pittsburgh Mayor Pete In the Heinz He spent 84 cents for each With 98 per cent of the vote Heinz had a vote edge over who rolled up a margin of nearly votes in Philadelphia only to see il disappear as the returns came in from the rest of the With 99 per cent of the vole returns U.S. Senate Green scored what has to be considered a minor upset in Lawrence County by defeating Green received voles to H was believed Heinz would do a great deal belter in the county since Ms name is better known in this part of the Others receiving votes were Andrew 183; Frederick 45; Frank 16; and Bernard 54. The turnout was with 75 per cent Political power vs. money wins Senate struggle John Heini III of the 5.7 million voters casting ballots in the Senate Ticket spitting was President-elect Jimmy Carter got 2.2 million voles from some more than Green in the Senate Heinz led President Ford in Pennsylvania by The Heinz campaign had a strategy portray the 38-year-old congressman as an saturate southeastern sylvania with television and skip and ju mp Heinz across Ihe slale for pe Early in Ihe the Green campaign knew where the votes and we knew what we and by 10 we knew we weren't going to gel said one of Green's press Heinz beal Green in almost every county where the Democrat needed an On top of Heinz came out Allegheny County with a whopping margin that Green was n ever able to Even in the city of Pittsburgh where Flaherty's endorsement was to help Green's Heinz beal Democrat by In the Pittsburgh Heinz won by In the populous Philadelphia where Green assumed he would do well because of the bilter primary battle between Heinz and Arlen the margin went to Chester County and beat Green in Delaware County by in Montgomery County by and in Bucks County by Heinz was highly successful in southwestern where Green had polls that showed up to 35 per cent of the registered voters thought Heinz was a In a traditional Democratic Westmoreland Heinz had to Green's In Beaver to Green's In Erie where Democrats Republicans by Heinz had to Green's Both candidates emphasized the tance of Ihe northeastern Green ran well but not well In Lackawanna the Democrats had registered Republicans had But the voters there split their Green got and Heinz gol II was a race neither candidate could ford to As it was a tremendous setback for Green and an equally dous victory lor Heinz because the Senate seat will give him a national VICTORY RALLY Jimmy who will be the first southern President in 128 greets a of si porters at a victory rally early today in Wife and a yawning joined Carter as claimed victory before heading back to his liny hometown of Plains in UPI Photo News Digest Highlights Page Benedict 2 Democrats gam 7 EGA farms 9 New Jersey okays gambling beith County report News Index Page Business Classified Comics Public Sports 8 Today's Trifles make bul perfection itself is no He that small shall fall by litlle and Deoth Nov. Miss Mary 11. 65, ol 919 Temple Ave. Austin L. 69, of NATION During Wednesday snow is expected over the Western Lakes while a chance of showers will occur in tions of the Northeast and most ol Clear to partly cloudy Minimum readings include maximum temperatures in Atlanta 37 Boston 36 Chicago 25 Cleveland 30 Dallas Denver 32 20 Houston 41 Jacksonville 5'2 Kansas City 26 tle Rock 31 Angeles 58 Miami 68 19 New Orleans 40 New York 41 Phoenix 57 San Francisco 50 Seattle 48 St. Louis 26 and Washington 41 UPI WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA Mostly cloudy and colder tonight and tow tonight around 30. High Thursday in low 40s. Chance of precipitation 20 per cenl through Weather statistics for the 24-hour period ending at 7 a.m. today follows with the high and low temperatures recorded at 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. last year's data are la Maximum temperature 50 Minimum temperature 41 Precipitation none River stage 5.40 16.02 Bessemer workers end strike BESSEMER Union workers at Bessemer Cement Co. ended wildcat strike yesterday afternoon after the union and company agreed to send the dis- pute that led to the strike to ar- Some 180 members of United Steelworkers of America walked off their jobs despite a clause in their it was because the company allegedly violated the contract that the strike Peter USW sub- district said last week the company put a stop to a 15- minute wash-up period at the end of each shift without consulting the as specified in the When a worker spent some time at Ihe end of his shift last in the company suspended him for five The union then protested the discipline by he said yesterday the union and company agreed to submit the wash-up period issue to completely ing the grievance Both sides will meet Nov. 10 to select an the union of- said the union will seek a quick ruling on the In the Ihe workers remain without the clean-up A company spokesman verified that the dispute hinged on the but declined comment on the up lime He added he does not know the nature the Nov. 10
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