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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 6, 1950, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETT HOME EDITION THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS VOL LVI Destroyer Picks Up 37 Survivors Saved From Crash of 2Engine Plane in Atlantic destroyer USS Saufley radioed at a m CST Tuesday that it had picked up 37 survivors of a twinengine airplane which crashed into the Atlantic 275 miles northeast of here Those saved included the pilot The destroyer informed coast guard headquarters in Miami that all the survivors picked up were in good condition The destroyers message AH Had Jackets Recovered 37 survivors Posi tion 27 degrees 51 minutes north 75 degrees 32 minutes west All in rafts Pilot believes remainder have life jacketg Continuing coordinate search with planes and picking up all empty rafts The pilots belief that all the missing passengers had life jack ets raised hopes that the loss of life would be small Earlier a coast guard aircraft reported 33 survivors were found But another plane of the Westair Company reported seeking 45 in the life rafts All the passengers were migra tory workers from Puerto Rico en route to the United States The plane was enroute from San Juan Puerto Rico to Wil mington N Car when a motor failed It made a futile attempt to reach Nassau Many Vessels Near The Saufley started picking up the survivors from5 liferafts at a as coast guard and commercial planes hovered overhead Coast guard cutters freighters and other vessels were in the area There was no immediate indi cation as to the fate of the miss ing passengers Survivors were plucked from the sea Tuesday less than 10 hours after the stricken aircrafts pilot messaged it looks like Im going into the drink The time was then p m Veteran Pilot Joseph Hal sey of Seattle Wash radioed one engine was out and he was flying it 200 feet and losing altitude rapidly PreM and United Press Full Lease wires Five Cents a Copyl JVIASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JUNE 6 1950 This Paper Consists of Two No SOS ji i AP Wirephoto police with drawn pistols guard Ralph Chesley VmlHnn nf nT T on after the 2 were wounded following a holdup attempt of the Little Casino Cafe in Greenwich Village Tuesday morning An other gunman was killed and a bystander wounded mommg An Republicans Nominate Jewell for Sheriff in Cerro Gordo Election Returns Show Big Margins By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Results of Mondays primary election in Iowa Republican U S Senator 2469 precincts of Hickenlooper 190863 Thompson 26327 Wisdom 37166 Lieutenant Governor 2460 pre cincts Leo 55894 Lynes 65168 Nicholas 94273 Auditor 2460 precincts Akers 124911 Lawrence 97544 Treasurer 2469 prec inc t s Abrahamson 56430 Cruickshank 46119 Helsalroad 32192 Kalle myr36305 Truax 42859 Attorney General 2469 pre cincts Brown 70781 Larson 163 840 State Superintendent 2469 pre cincts Norris 106870 Parker 116 238 Commerce Commission 2469 precincts Darrah 66686 Long 110828 Richardson 126096 Democratic U S Senator 2468 precincts Kraschel 31216 Loveland 37634 Meyer 9277 Seemann 4819 Shaw 4510 Wearin 11819 Governor 2469 precincts Ben nett 23686 Gillette 68414 State Treasurer 2469 precincts McCullough 35894 Wegman 45 376 Secretary of Agriculture 2469 precincts McClean 43489 Offrin ga 32766 Commerce Commission 2469 precmcts Duhigg 32866 Olsen 42 759 Ryan 46007 Congress FirstDistrict 294 precincts of 294 Martin 25223 Ovesen 6702 Fourth District 319 precincts of 323 LeCompte 18054 Hoegh 8621 Fifth District 207 precincts of 228 Holliday 5266 Winlock 2904 Seventh District 833 precincts of 333 Jensen 24 387 Voelz 5103 Seventh District S23 precincts of 333 Allen 3507 Hart 5577 Eighth District 287 precincts of 287 Feddersen 3318 McGivern 3399 Naughton 2862 k fUc Btam traffie in Oscar L Jewell paint contrac tor and active in war veterans or ganizations for many years was nominated by republicans for Cer ro Gordo county sheriff in Mon days primary election Jewell won over R R Buck Buchanan by a vote of 2055 to 1269 in the only contested office on the county ticket in either party Jewell will be opposed in the fall election by the democratic in cumbent Cal Dwan who was re nominated without opposition Big Votingfor Nicholas Cerro Gordo county republicans gave a tremendous indorsement to heir candidate for the GOP lieu enantgovernor nomination W H Nicholas carried all the pre cmcts in the county and piled up a total of 2844 votes to 341 for Richard Leo and 495 for J Ken dall Lynes Republicans in the county gave Senator Bourke B Hickenlooper a tremendous vote in his race for renomination He received 2943 votes to 259 for Harry B Thomp son and 404 for Earl F Wisdom On the democratic senate toll Cerro Gordo county voters came out strong for Albert J Loveland giving him 830 votes to 92 for Er nest John Seemann 84 for W M Shaw 112 for Otha D Wearin 365 for Nelson G Kraschel and 120 for Alvin P Meyer Republicans in the county helped to give Chet Akers a lead in his race for renomination for auditor of state He received 1551 to 1364 for Edna Lawrence In the 5man race for the re publican nomination for treasurer of state the vote in the county was M L Abrahamson 788 John H Cruickshank 577 George W Hesalroad 698 Edward J Kal lemyn 483 and 550 Lawrence I Truax The county republicans helped renominate Robert L Larson for attorney general by a vote of to 1238 for Bernard A Brown They gave Jessie M Parker 1713 votes and Paul Norris 1344 in the race for superintendent of public instruction The republican vote for com merce commission was William Darrah 1000 David B Long 1749 and B M Richardson 1835 Officers Renominated The republican sheriff race was the only contest on the Cerro Gor do county ticket of either party Renominated without opposition on the republican ticket were the following office holders in the county Keith Raw auditor Ethel Ridgeway treasurer S H Mc Peak clerk of the district court Bernice Tait recorder James R Brown county attorney and Dr Ralph E Smiley coroner John G Brown was nominated by the republicans for supervisor in the 1st district a post now held by Joe Fritz who was renomi nated without opposition by the democrats Robbins Renominated Ray Robbins Clear Lake in cumbent was renominated by the republicans for supervisor in the 2nd district He will be opposed in the fall election by John Bohning nominated without opposition by the democrats W H Tate had no opposition for the republican nomination for representative from Cerro Gordo county and next fall will oppose the incumbent A M Schanke who was renominated by the dem ocrats with no opposition Other democrats nominated without opposition lor county of fices are Ralph H Wandrey for auditor DEarl McCoid for treasurer Dean OSCAR L JEWELL W Andersen for clerk of the dis trict court Patrick H Cahalan recorder and William Pappas county attorney Returns In Early Cerro Gordo county unofficial returns started coming in at minutes after the closing of the polls At that time the Mason City GlobeGazette newsroom re ceived a call from Julius Hanson at Plymouth with the FallsPlym outh precinct returns Shortly afterwards came Mount Vernon and Thornton and by 9 p m some 15 precincts were in including the 2nd precinct of the 2nd ward in Mason City first of the city presents to report returns by p m the 2nd precinct of the 4th ward reported followed 3 minutes later by the 1st precinct of the 1st ward Are Renominated In Mason City C R Servison republican and Verne A Mettler democrat were renominated by their respective parties for the 2 justice of peace offices they now hold Clarence L Loomer and R R Pierce incumbents were renomi nated by the republicans for con stables Democrats nominated 1 candidate without opposition for the 2 posts M W Coan Gillette Mows Down M J Bennett DCS Moines S Gil lette a Fostoria farmer with plenty of polticial knowhow mowed down his city opponent Myron J Bennett for the demo cratic nomination for governor in Mondays primary election Near the close of tabulating re turns from the 2474 precincts Gillette had a majority of about 30000 votes over the former Des Moines city safety commissioner Gillette was the party organiza tions candidate Bennett changed his party affiliation from republi can to democrat the day he an nounced on a liberal independent democrat platform He said recently if what hap pended Monday came to pass he would be an independent candi date for governor in the November general election Urges Utility Commission Gillette who is not related to U S Senator Guy M Gillette D lowa had advocated establish ment of a Missouri valley author ity a state commission to regulate utilities and great development of hunting fishing and recreation areas Larson Win LopSided Parker In Des Moines JP Attorney General Robert L Larson who led the states antigambling campaign won a lopsided vic tory in Iowas republican pri mary In the most closely contested GOP race Jessie M Parker won her 4th 4year term as state superintendent of public instruc tion Although M L Abrahamson built up a good margin in the 5way race for state treasurer he fell short of the necessary 35 per cent to win nomination This nomination will be made by the GOP state convention in July The conventions choice need not necessarily be 1 of the 5 primary candidates The total republican primary vote based on the votes cast in the U S senate race which Sen ator B B Hickenlooper won by an overwhelming margin ap proximated 250000 ballots Thi was a sharp drop from 1948 whe the republican gubernatorial rac between William S Bearsley an incumbent Robert D 320000 votes All Win Handily Among statehouse incumbent who had to fight it out for th right to appear on the ballot ir GOP Gives Hickenlooper AllOut Support in Win ROBERT L LARSON November were State Auditor Chet B Akers and Commerce Commissioners David B Long am B M Richardson All won hand ily Attorney General Larson51of Iowa City moved into an early lead in his race against Bernard A Brown 55 Woodbury county attorney Larson called fdr fe nomination as a test of populai support of his drive againstgamb ling Brown said law enforceraen ft VI rt 1 tr 1 JM j 1 1 should primarily be left to loca and county officials Larson Won Charles Howard Seabiscuit Owner Dies in California San Francisco S Howard Sr millionaire automo bile dealer and famed owner of the race horse Seabiscuit died Tuesday Howard had been in failing health the past few years He was best known throughout the world for his racing interests His Seabiscuit became the then worlds greatest money winner a decade ago when he won the 000 Santa Anita Handicap Howard also owned another hundred grand winner the Irish bred Noor which clipped Citation in both that great race and the San Juan Capistrano Handicap at Santa Anita in March BUTLER COUNTY RETURNS In Butler county republican auditor C E Frey received 1532 votes Dick Voigts 1023 In the race for supervisor of the 2nd dis trict Paul C Schaeffer received 533 votes Henry Brinkman 322 and the incumbent Clarence E Barnett 265 For 3rd district su pervisor John Schoeneman in cumbent received 506 Ted Stubbe 315 and H Voss 485 W Will tsennett using the radio almost by a margin of more than 2 to 1 exclusively promised legalization In the contest for state super oi me sale of liquor by the drink intendent the race was close dur mgner payments for old age asing tabulation of early returns sistance recipients removal of the but Miss Parker gradually moved sales tax on food clothing and into an evergrowing lead Her opponent was Paul Norris 44 Thompson educator who resigned as director of transportation in Miss Parkers office to enter the contest Norris was supported by the president of the Iowa State Education association State Auditor Akers had a fair ly easy time of it in his race against a fellow Ottumwan Mrs Edna Lawrence Mrs Lawrence a former legislator is public safe ty commissioner in Ottumwa Akers dean of state officials has been state auditor since 1938 FreeForAll The freeforall for state treas urer was occasioned by the re tirement of John Grimes Abra hamson 47 of Boone director of accounts and finance for the state tax commission had a lead of more than 10000 ovtr John H Cruickshank 53 of Sioux City who was his closest opponent The distribution of votes among the 5 candidates however was such that Abrahamson fell consider LESTER GILLETTE medicine reapportionment of Iowa for better state legislative repre sentation and regulation of utili ties The democrats had contests for 3 other state office nominations They were for treasurer secretary of agriculture and 2 places on the commerce commission ballot Wegman Winner Leonard J Wegman Anamosa banker and son of a former demo cratic treasurer apparently de feated Henry M McCullough Davenport real estate broker for the treasurer nomination Gale McLean Wilton Junction farmer repeated 1948 as the dem ocratic nominee for secretary of agriculture His opponent was D D Offringa Cedar Rapids who served as county extension direc tor in Bremer Linn and Jones counties before resigning the Jones county post to become a candidate George M Olsen Atlantic groc er and Ronald L Ryan Des Moines attorney both far outdis tanced John J Duhigg Iowa City merchant for the 2 nominations for the commerce commission Watchdog Bought Off Howell Mich UR Burglars who broke into the American Legion club brought along 2 juicy pig hocks They rifted the place while the watchdog feasted ably short of necessary per JESSIE M PARKER centage required for nomination at the polls Incumbents Richardson and Long had little trouble with Wil liam Darrah 54yearold Des Moines salesman in the 3place contest for the 2 commerce com mission nominations Long 66 of Des Moines has been on the commission since 1943 and Rich W H NICHOLAS Forecasters Nicholas Takes Lieutenant Governor Nomination Handily ardson 54 of Cedar Rapids served as commissioner from 192 to 1933 and was returned to it in the 1942 election T he remaining republican whose names will go on the No vember ballot were unopposed in the primary They include Clyd Spry 61 of Branson deputy sec ratary of agriculture who wil seek the post from which Secre tary of Agriculture Harry Linn i retiring and Secretary of Stat MeivinD Synhorst 36 Orangi City VotersDecide Few Contests Only a few contests for count 6ffice3 tbok place in the North Iowa area in Mondays primary election Coroner Race Close InHancock county the principa race was for coroner in which th republican incumbent Rennet Boughton of Britt received 152 votes to defeat Joe Osman who got 1363 votes Both candidate are morticians at Britt For clerk of Hancock county in cumbent Hughes republican re ceived 2361 votes Olson 526 For sheriff L K Brower incumbent 1810 defeated Millard Brooks 1139 For county attorney Curtis Riehm incumbent received 1335 votes and his opponent G W Templeton 1650 Riehm was the only incumbent to be defeated In Floy county William Kruse republican incumbent state rep resentative received 1515 votes to 1350 for Sar For county attorney Alfred A Beardmore incumbent received 1243 William Henke 1109 Stanley Moody 629 Foi county recorder Grace Rex Curtis ncumbent received 1745 Flossie Springer 1230 In Franklin county Uhlenhopp or state representative received 1431 votes to defeat the incum bent Rankin who polled 768 For clerk of court Jorgenson the in umbent received 1530 Long 505 Both are on the republican ticket Blecker Wins Easily In Wright county with returns till incomplete Tuesday morning Robert Blecker republican incum 3ent won easily for sheriff over 1 Stewart For county attorney Harlan L Larson incumbent was ahead of R Ralph Anderson For state representative on the ticket Clark H Mc eal received 1834 votes George Peterson 1623 The only contest m Worth coun y was for supervisor of the 1st district on the democratic ticket Doebel receiving 101 votes King and 87 In Mitchell county Lewis Ha erkorn received 1088 votes for heriff on the republican ticket rurgen D Tebben received 670 Incumbent Beaten In Winnebago county Henry Levison incumbent republican reasurer defeated David Skutle ohn Huber incumbent republi an supervisor 3rd district lost to larence Helgren and Ernest P kelson republican incumbent su ervisor of the first district de eated William Helms For state representative from innebfgo county Theodore Clemesrud won the republican omination with 2673 votes to 916 or his opponent C M Palmer W H Nicholas Mason City turkey raiser and farmer sur prised the forecasters inthe pri mary election Monday by thrash ing J Kendall Lynes Plainfield farmer and Richard V Leo Dy sart for the republican nomina tion for lieutenant governor On the basis of unofficial re turns from 2460 precincts out of a total of 2474 the vote was Nicholas 94273 Lynes 65168 Leo 55894 The 3 men divided the coun ties like this W H Nicholas Ma son City 80 including his own Cerro Gordo State Senator J Kendall Lynes Plainfield 11 In cluding his own Bremer and State Senator Richard V Leo Dysart 8 including his own Tama Nicholas made opposition to the school reorganization law a key plan in this platform The law in its present form he maintained is unworkable He urged repeal of the present law and the draft ing of a new law that will be acceptable and fair to all con cerned Nicholas had served one term in the Iowa house of represen the 52nd general as sembly during which he served on the steering and com mittee and was active in organ izing a school for new legislators Leo had served as president pro tern of the state senate the last 2 sessions Both Leo and Lynes are serving their 3rd terms in the senate Leo was president pro tern of the state senate the last 2 sessions The overwhelming vote for him led Nicholas Tuesday morning to express his gratitude to thou sands of friends who aided him in the campaign This is the work of my friends he said r Al Loveland Demo Victory Is Assured By DWIGHT McCORMACK Des Moines repub licans gave investigating Senator Bourke B Hickenlooper whop ping support in Mondays pri mary election Democrats en dorsed the administration Bran nan farm plan with less emphasis Hickenlooper so far outdis tanced his principal opponent for renomination to a second term that Earl F Wisdom Des Moines attorney conceded defeat at the halfway point in tabulation of the states 2474 precincts The 3rd man in the race once defeated Hickenlooper early in his political career but wasno match this time After Harry B Thomp son Muscatine truck JEarmer had won the republican nomination for lieutenant governor in 1938 he withdrew and Hickenlooper won a convention nomination The senator submitted nis can didacy largely on his record He sparked the investigation of the atomic energy commissipn and aggressively supported the charge of Senator Joseph McCarthy R Wis that communists infest the state department Wisdom had countered that Hickenlooper raised undue fears as to atomic bombs and commu nists Wisdom also accused the ALBERT J LOVEtAND senator of siding with power and gas interests in his senate votes Looks ToNovember Thompson was generalv in active this year After Wisdom sent congratulations to Hicken looper the senator replied I know we can join for a re publican victory in November The first statewide test of the Brannan farm plan notable be cause Iowa is a prune producer of the worlds food came in the race ior the democratic senato rial nomination Albert J Loveland former U S undersecretary of agriculture quit his a year job and went all out for the program advanced by his former boss Secretary of Agriculture Charles F Brannan He was running well ahead of former Governor Nelson Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Same as Iowa ex cept low Tuesday night 60 Iowa Fair Tuesday night and Wednesday Low Tuesday night 60 to 65 High Wednesday around 90 Southerly winds 15 to 25 MPH through Wednesday with low humidities Further out look Scattered thundershowers northwest and extreme north portions Thursday More general showers and thundershowers Thursday night and Friday Temperature Thursday will range from lows of 65 to highs of 92 General showers Satur day and Sunday Cooler Sun day Temperatures for the next 5 days will average near nor mal Minnesota Partly cloudy scat tered showers north Tuesday night and in north and central portions Wednesday Cooler west and central Wednesday Low Tuesday night 5055 north 58 65 south High Wednesday ranging from around 60 in northwest to 80 in central and near 90 in extreme southeast IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics or the 24 hours ending at 8 a m Tuesday Maximum 86 Minimum 60 At 8 a m 73 YEAR AGO Maximum 85 Minimum 52 BOURKE B HICKENLOOPER Kraschel who bitterly opposed the plan Kraschel branded the program one mans dream un safe for farmers and a delusion for consumers He suggested a bipartisan board to formulate and administer a farmaid pro gram based on that of the late President Franklin D Roosevelt Wearin 3rd Third in the 6man race was Otha D Wearin former con gressman He contended the kind of a farm program Iowa demo crats support should be deter mined by the partys postprimary state convention President Roo sevelt endorsedWearin in an un successful attempt to purge Sen ator Guy M Gillette in the 938 democratic senatorial primary Hopelessly out of the contest were Alvin P Meyer farmer oilman W M Shaw theater op   

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