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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 2, 1942, Mason City, Iowa                             NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME COUP or HISTORY AHO ARCHIVES vlJi ovsf sKi VOL XLVIII ASSOCIATED PEESS AND UNITED PRESS FUIi LEASED WIREs THE NEWSrAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWAKS NEIGHBORS MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JUNE 2 1942 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE UOK51STS OF TWO SECTIONS ONE NO 200 WILSON WINS GOP SENATE CONTEST i Gwynne Wins 3rd District 4 I B Al M Ml V Ji CRUSH MILLER BY i 1 OOpUNEmSlTESSEN COONLEUOSES TO INCUMBENT Nazis Reported to Be Migrating in Mass From Rhineland Area By ROGER D GREENE Associated Press War Editor Another destructive assault fell upon the heart of Germanys war ui a IYU1 jjuziuy ti 4o ipy foundries before dawn Tuesday and State Senator Devere Watson when nearly lGOfl HAF w nift 10 vw about 20000 Ger killed and 54009 when nearly 1000 HAF bombers smashed at the city of Essen site of the giant Krupp armament works even as the Germans were reported fleeing in a mass mi gration from the Rhineland Altogether Prime Minister Winston Churchill announced a total of 1036 British planes thundered over the reich on mis sions of ruin during the night Churchill promised too hat raids of even greater severity would develop when we are joined as we soon shall be by the air force of the United Slates It was the second titanic blow at Adolf Hitlers military strength in 48 hours capping Saturday nights 1250 plane attack on Cologne 35 mHeslsouthwest of Essenan which private advtc Times declar mans were wounded The Times dispatch said three fifths of Colognes 800000 inhabi tants were being officially evacu ated chiefly to Munich and that the entire nopulations of Aachen Duesseldorf Wuppertal Mainz and other Rhineland cities were fleeing to safer zones London quarters indicated that the RAF planes manned by 6000 flyers probably rained about 6 000000 pounds of incendiaries and highexplosive bombs in the at tack on Essen key rail center on 3 main line to Berlin Thirtyfive RAF planes were acknowledged missing nine few er than Saturday nights loss of 44 This was still far below the 10 per cent dangerzone for losses A British air ministry com munique said giant fourmotored StJrlings Lancasters and Hali faxes some of them able to carry four tons of bombs each pressed home the attack most effectively Great fires were reported en gulfing Essen as the last of the raiders turned back Churchill said most of the 1036 BAF planes turned loose over Germany during the night en gaged in the raid on Essen and to a cheering parliament he an nounced that other German cities would be subjected to an ordeal the like of which has never been experienced in any counhy in continuity severity or magni tude German night raiders follow ing up their retaliatory attack Sunday night on the ancient ca thedral city of Canterbury struck ancient English town Ipswich CLAIM ROMMELS PLAN1 IS COMPLETELY AWRY On the flaming north African front Italian headquarters as serted that axis columns had broken the stubborn resistance of British forces encircled near El Ualeb 40 miles southwest ot Tobruk while in London Prime Minister Churchill declared that Field Marshal Erwin Rommels Plans for his initial offensive have gone completely awry London military quarters es timated that more than 50 per cent of Rommels armored for mations in advanced areas of the desert battlefield had al ready destroyed We have every reason to be satisfied and more than satisfied With the course the battle so far has taken Churchill said Fierce fighting still is pro ceeding and will go on The British war leader said Josses had been inevitably heavy on both sides in the shifting des ert conflict ana listed axis tank losses at 260 destroyed or cap tured SITE OF GIANT Blue Nominated by G 0 P KRiiPP PI ANT Rto kieutGovernor HIT BY BRITISH Has Ample Margin to Avoid Convention Fight Other State Returns DES MOINES re publicans Monday nominated Speaker Robert D Blue who pre sided over the house last session as their candidate for lieutenant governor in the fall general elec tion Returns from 2420 of the stales 2463 precincts gave Blue 77887 Representative John R Irwin R Keokuk 39483 State Senator Hugh Lundy R Albia 46259 H Council Bluffs 28757 Blues proportion of the un official total was 41 per cent amply sufficient to give him the nomination without the necessity of a convention fight At least one convention contest and possibly two appeared to be developing as the unofficial tab ulations entered the final stages In the republican secretary of stale race John Ford who lives in Car lisle and runs an envelope com pany in DCS Moines was out in front but far short of the 35 per cent necessary to avoid a state party convention decision Returns from 2419 precincts gave Ford 4a109 or 25 per cent The other candidates received Beam 26390 Christiansen 32 268 Peyton 15736 Ropes 20070 and Van Gorden 23 508 In the republican commerce commission race where only UKper cent of the total vote is necessary to keep the top ROBERT D BLUE w4 vQiitti uuijf Ml Uttv T rn uuuju back with an assault on another J6516 Gillette former state ancient English town Ipswich senawr of Fostona Iowa sprang W G C BAGLEY by GOP candidates ou of convention trouble only B IN Richardson of Cedar Rapids one of the in cumbents was on safe ground Returns from 2222 precincts gave Richardson 56959 or nearly 22 per cent David B Long Dos Moines was second with 49497 or about 13 per cent only a little over one per cent above the dan ger mark Barr Keshlear also an incumbent was fourth with 39 582 The other precinct totals Burns 44700 Fearing 38026 Fred Eshck of Mason City 30519 Lester Gillette former state a mild upset by defeating State Senator Howard Baldwin of Cas cade Iowa for the democratic nomination for lieutenant gover nor Returns from 2398 precincts gave Gilette 45601 and Baldwin 25343 Harry D Linn present deputy secretary ot agriculture came through with a primary victory Vrg r tllc grnde tle nomina Returns from 2225 gave Linn 84259 Hep David A Dancer R Lamoni 48030 and Arthur Secor 35263 Stale Treasurer W G C Bagley easily won renominatlon on the republican tickef Re turns frpi 2188 precincts gave Bagley 121750 and John H Cniickshank 49310 In the democratic secretary of stale race Mary K Fagan Casey Iowa attorney held a lead over Alice Rasmussen McGrath Re turns from 2123 precincts gave Fagan 31925 and McGrath 25411 One of the hottest races in the whole primary was the contest for democratic auditor between W M Shaw of Des Moines and John H Palmer of Waukon Returns from 2134 precincts gave Palmer 28503 and Shaw 29045 In the democratic treasurer race 163 Eiecmpts gave Representa tive Walter Arant of DesMomes 29977 and Paul P Zerfass of Al gona 24792 In the democratic race for ag riculture 2179 precincts rave Frank Murray the 1940 nominee 42120 and M L Bowman former Iowa farm debt concil iator 41120 Iowa Attorney General John M Rankii was renominated in an other republican contest Returns from 2243 precincts gave Rankin 95737 and Municipal Judge Ralph Powers of Des Moines 69 392 In tiie democratic race for attor ney general 2295 precincts Ron ald Ryan of Des Moines polled 28392 votes and Joseph N Wag ner oi Ottumwa collected 34314 thereby giving Wagner a com manding lead Mikesh Gets Democratic Nomination for County Attorney in Howard F Mikesh captured the democratic nomina tion for county attorney Monday in Howard countys only contest for county office He polled 916 votes lo 301 for George R Laub He will oppose Henry F Reed G O P nominee without opposi tion Reed defeated Mikesh in the election Uvo yea re ago after Mikesh had served two terms in the office Buy war savings bonds and stamps from your GlobeGazette carrier boy Wins Race in Reorganized 3rd JOHN W GWYNNE Renominated Nominated for Governor in iowa BY CLOSE VOTE Spirited Race Staged in Reorganized Third Congressional District BULLETIN A recheck of Mitchell countys vote for third district represen tative in congress Tuesday af ternoon indicated an error of 300 votes in the total for John W Gwynne The lieuMitchell to tals were Gwynne 585 Coon ley 929 On the basis of com plete unofficial returns this would drop Gwynees margin for the district to 352 votes Coonley contacted by tele phone said that he had not yet Riven sufficient consideration to the possibiity of a recount John W Gwynne of Waterloo incumbent won the third district republican nomination from James E Coonley Hampton at torney Tuesday on the basis of complete unofficial returns from the 312 precincts Gwynncs total was 15577 to 14925 for Coonley After trailing Coonley during part ot the night Gwynne began to gain as the later returns rolled in but he held only a small mar gin and it would have been pos sible for the vote in the last fev precincts to change the final count In the preprimary campaign Coonley had sought to pinthe isolationist label on Gwynne The Waterloo man moreover faced this election in an entirely different district from the one in which he was first elected lo con gress in 1334 As a result of the redistricting plan adopted by the 1941 legislature to conform to the results of the 1940 census when loua lost a seat in congress six new counties were tacked on to Gwynnes old district These new counties included Cerro Gordo Mason Floyd Charles C i t and Chickasaw New all of which turned out to be strong for Coonley The oihcr three Worth Mitchell and also went for Coonley The other eight sitting Iowa con democrats and six to have won the chance to defend their posts in the November go TALLE WILL FACE JACOBSEN IN FALL At least one of Representative Henry O Talle RDecorah or Representative William S Jacobsen DClinton doomed to defeat in the fall This happens because the part of the old fourth district in which Talle resides was thrown into the neiv second along with tlie bulk of Jacobscns old district when the state was reappor tioned Other incumbents who appeared to have safe margins as a re sult of Mondays voting were Thomas E Martin RIowa Fred C Gilchrist Ben F Jensen and Vincent F Harrington DSioux City Representative Martins oppo nent in the first district republi can race was Seth S Silver of Cantril The first district democratic nominee appeared likely to be Mayor Henry F Willenbrock of VMV niu u VllUltU that a fellow townsman Vern W Nail would crowd him out or the race would go to convention the top candidate lacking 35 per cent Former State Senator James M Bell of Burlington and La Mar Foster of West Branch speaker of the Iowa house In 1937 were trail ing The vote 289 of 290 Republican Martin 17496 Sil ver 4401 democratic 289 of 290 precincts Willenbrock2619 Nail 2514 Foster 2057 and Bell 1955 Representative Jacobsens op ponent in the second district democratic race was Leo J Wegman Anatnosa banker and former state treasurer The vote 345 precincts of 34fi Jacob sen 9220 Wegman 6414 The third district democratic nominee appeared to be William D Kearney Marshalllown lawvpr Cerro Gordo GOP Names Finley on Page 2 Story on Page B B IHCKENLOOPER by Republicans NELS G KRASCHEL by Demos whose opponent was Delbert W Rowling Waterloo factory worker The vote 290 ot 312 precincts Kearney 4672 Rowling 2768 One of the closest contests was that between former State Secre tary of Agriculture Thomas L Curran and Mayor David A Nev in of Ottumwa in the fourth dis trict democratic race The vote 306 oC 323 precincts Curran 4854 Ncvin 4245 E Frank Fox of Des Moines was the firth district democratic nominee without opposition in the primary Former State Senator Edward Breen of Fort Dodge likewise was unopposed for the sixth district democratic nomina tion and Jess Alton Mondamin for the democratic nomination i the seventh Congressman Gilchrist had three opponents in the sixth district re publican R Hanni Ruthven farmer and business man Frank D Riley Clarion law yer and Lloyd R Smith Forest City an employe in the state treasurers office in Des Moines The vote 338 of 350 Gilchrisl 14643 Hanna 51 lO Riley 4407 Smith 3655 Representative Jensen had two opponents in the seventh district republican race They were R W Cockshoot Atlantic lawyer and Joe W Turner Avpca attorney The vote 324 of 333 precincts Cockshoot 3885 Jensen 13789 Turner 6135 Congressman Harrington who was nominated in absentia a he is in military service on leavi from his congressional duties LANDSLIDE OF VOTES 4 T0 1 Kraschel Nominated By Democrats to Run for Governor DES MOINES Bourke B Hickenloopers overwhelming mar gin in the Iowa republican race for governor approached the 140 000 mark Tuesday as the unof ficial tabulation of the states pri ary vote neared Completion With 62 of the 2463 precincts opt the lieutenant governor piled up 182011 votes over secretary of State Earl G Miller who polled 44J93 The Hickenloopcr edge over Miller was 137518 The victors total was 42 times that ot Millers vote In the democratic gubernatorial race Nelson G Kraschel oC Har lan the successful candidate polled 48617 votes in 2377 pre cincts State Senator A E Aug ustinc D Kraschels only opponent had 27975 There had been some doubt as to the political power oC the lieu tenant governor until he pushed Earl Miller who hnd been a prob lem child to the republicans for four years right out of the party picture Hick had taken a beat ing for lieutenant governor in the 1938 primary at the hands of an unknown and everybody said it was because of his name The unknown withdrew how ever and the state convention nominated Hick to the va cancy He was renominated in 1940 and was believed to have serious opposition for governor this time until the Miller politi cal skyrocket turned out o be a dud Everywhere the Hickcnloope powerhouse overwhelmed the Mil ler effort Even in Polk county Millers home the vote in the 10G precincts was Hickenlooper 15 r VYIlienQrOCK Ot ojivyum Iowa City but there was a chance by John W Anderson i former state supreme court jus tice from Sioux City The republican nominee in the eighth which is the old ninth dk tnct minus Monona county Charles B Zioeven of Alton for mer state senator Hoevens oppo nents were Mayor David F Loepp and George w Kcphart of Sioux City The vote 266 of 285 Hoe ven 11017 Kcphart 3074 Loepp 5293 In the eighth district democratic race 264 of 285 precincts gav Anderson 3956 1645 and Harrington Coonley Hardin 2194 Marshall 904 Tama 425 Grundy 787 Butler 963 Floyd 954 Chickasaw 964 Bremer 295 Black Hawk 1576 Howard 553 Cerro Gordo 2422 Franklin 2033 Worth 779 Mitchell 928 Gwynne 1259 93 619 873 576 1144 622 294 SB5 14i77 15421 ministration Will Meet in ce for Senate 424 and Miller 5G5fi In Linn Hickenloopers home county the margin was nearly 13 to I Hick polled 9C97 votes among the homefolks to Millers 770 In Scott county the vote with one precinct missing was 1451 to 383 In Woodbury it was 2868 to 1260 on the basis 38 out of 57 precincts In Pottawattamie it was 2833 to 966 with two precincts missing In Cerro Gordo it was 3401 to 545 In Des Moines county it was 1756 to 442 And in Dubuque the score was 821 to 175 The name of Miller had been considered almost unbeatable in Iowa politics since the late dem ocratic secretary of slate Mrs Alex Miller swamped her re publican opponent in the 1936 elections Kraschel thai year edsed into office by less than 2500 votes over George A Wil son while Mrs Miller was piliiijr up a 128000 victory on the same ticket She died in office in 1937 and Earl G no relation was nomi nated and elected secretary of state on the republican ticket thfi following year Next falls gubernatorial battle both have used the lieutenant governorship as a stepping stone to higher things politically Kras chel was lieutenant governor from 1933 to 1937 The democratic nominee is an auctioneer by trade He is down near Springfield 111 at present on a livestock trip Hickcnloopei is a lawyer who served two ses sions in the house before becom ing lieutenant governor Administration Tax Leaders in Disagreement WASHINGTON ad ministration and house tax lead ers Tuesday are in acute dis 4132 agreement over the tax load that i should be imposed upon the American people this year to help Mfinance the war The ways and means committee near the end of writing the 1942 84 tax bill had rejected virtually all A916 suggestions made by the treasu j t try and the white house Perhaps the most serious issue now lies in the difference between the amount of money the commit YEAR AGO tecs income taxes will raise and Maximum the amount proposed by the ad Minimum GEORGE A WILSON Republican Nominee CLYDE L HERRING by Demos 4 KILLED IN AUTO CRASH Trainmen Arc First to See Auto Which Went Over High Abutment STORM LAKE men and two women were killed when their automobile plunged over a high abutment on the highway three miles west of Storm LaIce apparently at the height of a rain storm Monday night Only one victim was identi Conard The car was registered in his name Trainmen saw tho wrecked car Tuesday morning and reported to authorities who investigated Woman Fatally Hurt in CarTruck Crash MONDAMIN Doro thy Chapman 45 of Correction ville Iowa was instantly killed in a cartruck accident two miles east of here on Highway 75 Mon day night Officers said Mrs Chapmans car went out o con trol on a muddy highway shoul der before the accident happened Buy war savings bonds and carrier hoy Weather Report FORECAST MASON CITY Not much change in temperature Tuesday night and Wednesday forenoon scat tered showers and thunder storms IOWA Not much change in tem perature Tuesday night and Wednesday forenoon showers and thunderstorms in north anil central md in scattered sections in the extreme south portion MINNESOTA Not much change m temperature with scattered showers Tuesday night and Wednesday forenoon with a few local thunderstorms in south and west portion IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics Maximum Monday 83 Minimum Monday night 62 At 8 a m Tuesday 65 nam 110 inches Precipitation 52 05 FACES HERRING AFTER WINNING 4 CORNER RACE Demo Incumbent Has Little Trouble Winning Over Isolationist DES MOINES Governor George A Wilson the Iowi re publican nominei for United States senator built up a 5 to 3 lead over Mark G Thornburg Tuesday as unofficial tabulation of primary results entered the final stages With 141 of the states 2I63 precincts still unrcportcd Wil son had 114887 votes Thorn burc was second with 73538 James I Dollivcr Fort Dodge attorney was third with 28818 and G Scott Dnvies DCS nloinps attorney was last with 6978 In Ihc democratic senatorial race Senator Clyde L Herring D lawn the incumbent was an easy primary winner Returns from 2285 precincts gave Her ring 59218 and Ernest J See manii Waterloo isolationist 10 484 The nearly complete returns gave the governor 51 per ceiil oE the senatorial vote Thornburgs proportion was 32 per cent With 62 counties complete Wilson apparently had carried 89 counties Thornburg carried six anil Dollivcr four The republican turnout was av eraging about 100 votes per pre cinct thus indicating a final GOP total of about 246000 The demo cratic average was approximately 343 votes per precinct indicating a total of about S3000 The averages indicated a com bined unofficial total of about 331000 approximately the num ber of votes polled by the repub lican candidates alone in the 1940 primary Two years ago the GOP total was 332000 and the demo cratic 121000 Back in 1922 the republican pri mary vote was 323000 and the democrats had no major contests The alltime primary high uas established in 1932 when the com bined vote of the parlies hit 540 000 ThornlHire who Wendell Will kic recently said would make a good senator was unable to cope willi Wilson outside Polk county Wilsons proportion of the GOP senatorial total was hovering around 51 per cent while Thorn burgs share seemed destined to be approximately 32 per cent With 27 counties complete the governor was out ahead in SO of the states 30 counties Thornburg was in front in only five Audu bon Emmett Palo Alto Polk and Warren Dollivcr led the parade in four Calhoim Humboldt Po cahomas ami Webster folk landed in the Thorn hurjr column on a vote f 1010s Tor tile secretary and SJ52 for the tovcriior Here was llir distribution in some of tlir flthcr counties part of them in complete 009 Thorn burg 260 Black 2502 Thornburg 1350 Wilson 885 Thornburg G83Car 490 Thornburg 304 Cerro Gordo Wilson 1930 Thornburg 1106 son 1338 Thornburg 208 Dallas 1135 Thornburg 919 Des 1323 Thorn burg 559 697 Thorn burg 334 1051 Thornburg 542 son lSfil Thornburg 1093 Jas 881 Thornburg 508 1132 Thorji burg 533 5340 Thornburg 2370 son lBfil Thornburg 932 Mus 1357 Thornburn 797 Pottsiwattamie Wilson 2097 Thornburg 1123 338 ThornburR 167 Wapello Wilson 1320 Thornburg 827 ver 1816 Wilson 473 Thorn burg 298 2 167 Thornburg 1117 Tlie isolationism issue was raised in varying degrees in both the democratic and re publican campaigns Sccnunn came out for the senate on an isolationist plattorm the day after Pearl Harbor Herring al ways has been an ardent sup porter or President Roosevelts foreign policy In the republican battle Thorn burg accused the governor of hav ing isolationist ideas but Wilsons campaign aides denied the charge   

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