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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 8, 1950, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAI LY PAIE K FOR THE HOME CITY jLOBEbAZETTE THI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOMEEPmON VOL LVU AiMcbted Pnw and United Full LMM Wirw Ceoti a MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 8 1950 This Paper Consists of Two n Boom Adds 5 GOP Senators Senator Hickenlooper Beardsley Lead Sweep By DWIGHT McCORMAJCK Des Moines returned to the United Statessea ate Tuesday one of the Trumari administrations bitterest re publican critics Bourke B Hickenlooper His victorywas the standout eventin near recordoff year balloting which saw the G OP also retain all congres sional and statehouse Senator Hickenlooper had the democrats Albert J Loveland former U S undersecretary of agriculture downed by approxi mately 80500 votes as tabulating neared completion Gov William S Beardsley won republican reelection by an even greater margin He wasoutrun ning Democrat Lester xS Gillette by nearlys 142000 votes with the count nearly over Highest Since 1934 The total vote wasclimbing to ward 850000 the highest since 1934 for a nonpresidential year The record vote that year was 906169 Loveland who lost this 1st bid lor a public office conceded de feat when about half the pre cincts had reported Gillette gave up shortly before that All democrats had campaigned President Trumans surprising Victory Iowa in 1948 Hickenlooper offered this in terpretation of his victory Its approval of my posi tion of the last several years and proves thatthe American people are thinking seriously and withdisapproval of the policies of the present national adminis tration It isa repudiationof thetBran nan farm plajaof the deficit SENATOR HICKENLOOPER program and it is ap proval of sound Names 4 Points x Lovelands advisers attributed his defeat to 4 points 1 Voter be lief in his opponents interpreta tion that a vote for Loveland was a vote forthe controversial Bran nan plan 2 Loss of the farm vote and notas large city majorities as he had expected 3 The repub lican trend throughout the nation 4 The turn for the worse for the United Nations in Korea and the loss of American lives on the bat tlefields Hickenlooper who won by only 51 per cent of the vote in his 1st senate race in 1944 got better than 55 percent of the total this time In his campaign the 54yearoldi Cedar Rapids lawyerrsenatori hammered the Brannan planre peatedlyHe held the Truman administration responsible for sthe Korean war He accused the adj ministration of appeasement of Russia abroad and bungling at He objected to thetrend toward socialistic control and na tional bankruptcy v Farmer Loveland 57 of Janes ville won the democratic nomin ation ona Brannan plan platform In his general election campaign however he never mentioned the plan by name but advocated its principles He staunchly supported the president and attacked Hick enloopers alleged laxity of attend ance at senate agriculture com mittee meetings Ran on Record Beardsley 49 of New Virginia submitted his candidacy solely on the record of his 1st term He steadfastly refused to be drawn Into a bitter battle such as char acterized the senatorial race Gillette 47 of Fostoria built his campaign around that Beardsley interfered with the state liquor control commission He also sharply criticized repub lican Secretary of Agriculture Clyde Spry for approving a salt base antifreeze He stronglyad vocated state control of utility rates j The governorship contest was a duel between two farmers Beards ley gathered in about 60 percent at the vote this year as against percent in 1948 In returning the solid GOP del nation to congress the voters gave each of the 8 representatives abigger percentage of the ballots than two yearsago IncludedL in the clean republican sweep of the state offices weri the 3 statesupreme court posts Big Majority Attorney General Robert L Lar son 52 who launched a statewide antigambling campaign a year agowas given a bigger majority than anyi other except Beardsley His margin ofv victory was wel past the 100000 markwhereas two years ago he wonby less thai 50000votes His opponent both in 1948 and this J Fleck 53 Oskaloosa The republican statehouse con tingent although made up mbstlj of incumbentswill contain 3 new They arethose of W H Nicholas 58 Mason City turkey raiser who moves into the lieu tenant chair M L Abrahamsoh48of Boorie who be comesstate treasurer to succeed John Grimes who isretiringand G King Thompson 62 of Cedar Rapids who moves up to the supreme court after serving as dis trictjudge Other statehouse results shaped up like Melvin D Synhorstj 36 Orange as secretary of statsChetB Ak ofOttujriwa deanof state GOVERNOR BEARDSLEY JESSIE PARKER REP GROSS officials wasgiven a v 7th term as state auditor Wing 4th Term Clyde Spry 61 of Bronson who was appointedlast July as secretary of agriculture when Harry D Linn resigned won both a short term and full term to sue iecd himself Miss Jessie M Parker 65ycar RECEIVING CQNGRATULATIONSMr and their home at GO Crescent drive Mason City as they received a flood of congratulatory calls from friends over the state on Mr Nicholas election as Iowa lieutenantgovernor USCharges China Reds Direct Election Results By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Senator 2474 of 2477 precincts Hickenlooper R 468756 Love land D 381198 Governor 2 474 pi ecincts Beard sley R 500502 Gillette D 344761 Lt governor 2420 precincts Nicholas R 458172 Christoffer sen D 317835 Secretary of state 2420 pre cincts Synhorst R 460438 Kel eher D 310518 State auditor 2420 precincts 467188 302 J76 State treasurer 2420 pi ecincts Abrahamson R 443602 Wegman D 315586 Secy of agriculture 2420 pre cincts Spry R 450650 McClean D 312340 Attorney general 2420 precincts Larson R 473890 Fleck D 311819 State superintendent 2385 pre cincts 440208 Hart nett D 319586 Com mere econimission two 2385 precincts Long R 435j864 Richardson R 433253 Olsen D 302372 Ryan D 297 00 Supreme court 3 2428 precincts Bliss 447138 Hays R 441970 Thompson R 444 452 Messer D 300165 Ryan D 299877 Siegers 291591 V Constitutional convention 1451 precincts For 139927 against 176 665 i Congress district 343 precincts of 345 Talle 78427 Kean Third district 3 16 precincts of 316 Gross R 73336 Babcock D 41799 Sixth district 348 precincts of 348 56772 OReilly D 30901 2ND VICTIM DIES George Becker 0of Lansing died Wednesday a tRochester Minn hospital of njuries suffered in a 3car crash north of here Thursday He was he 2ndvictim of the accident Mills was elected to a 4th fouryear term as lead of the state department of lublic instruction Although her margin was not as great as that of her colleagues she had little rouble overwhelming Miss Ellen Hartnett 44 who is now m the Drake university faculty Commerce Commissioner Dave jpng 67 and B M lichardsqn 54 Cedar won heh3rd and 5th fouryear terms espectively on the 3member ommission Along with Judge Thompson wo incumbent supreme court usticeswon new 6year terms to fie high bench and beginning in anuary their nay will be boosted b a They are Wil iam L Bliss 73 of Mason City who will start his 3rd term and Norman R Hays58 of Knox ille who will begin his 1st full erm He was appointed to fill a in 1947 iBwa Returns Republicans to Congress Des Moines ffiPJ Iowa returned its 8member G O P delegation to congress in Tuesdays general election All 8 of the incumbents Avon with lelative ease including two who had dose squeaks m the 1948 contest The republican margins percentagewise were well ahead of two years ago Those who on the surface ap peared to havesome measure of a contest on their hands diuing the early returns drew away from their democratic opponents steadily as rural precincts con tinued to reoort In the 1st district Thomas E Martin 57 Iowa City lawyer won handily from James D France 45 Tipton attorneyto gab a7th term in the house Gross Talle Win Henry 58 economics professor also won a 7th term by Eugene Kean 48of Dubuque in the 2nd district In the 3rd district H R Gross 51 Waterloo newscaster rrplled up anapproximate 2 to lfriumnh over James O Babcock of New of state department and other federar as signmentsIt willbe the 2nd term for Gross M LeCompte 63Corydon newspaper vote victory over Steven V Car ter lawyeV through handily this win his 7th term by a goodly margin He even carried Wapello county which he lost by last time Garter was also LeComptes opponent two years ago Bounces Back An other congressman who bounced back afteraiclose race in 1948 was Paul Cunningham 60 Des Moines lawyer v Cunningham won by only 2700 Vin cent Browner two years ago but Tuesday in addition to winning Polk county by more than 3000 votes he picked up his traditional strong support elsewhere in the district His final margin over Attorney Gibson Hplliday 44 Des Moines seemed likelyto approach 15000 In the 6th district James I Del iver 56 Fort Dodge lawyer won a 4th term by piling up a ring victory over Maurice DReilly 47 Barnum farmer who eft hisstate PMA committee post to make the race Ben F Jensen 57 Exira lum ser dealer defeated James A Hart 35 Council Bluffs econo mist by a wide margin to gain a 7th term in congress In the 8th district it was a shooin for Charles B Hoeyen 55 Alton lawyer Hoeven gained an even greater majority than two years ago in defeating L J Sivern 55 Marcus lawyer who also ran against him in 1948 600nYohk Planes Blast Enemy Points Lake Success United States Wednesday charged the Chinese communists with direct military intervention in Korea and urged the United Nations security council to require the Mao Tzetung regime to with draw its forces Warren R Austin chiefAmer ican delegate told the council there are indications that 30 000 Chinese communist troops are in Korea and that the num ber is increasing He saftt the United Nations should assist in settling any problems relating to Koreas northern frontier By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Six hundred allied warplanes blasted North Koreaallalong theManchuriari border Wednesday reinforcements fronicommunist China But air observers reported very heavy traffic rolling across Man churia toward the Yalu river boundaryThey also spotted an estimated 700 vehicles already south of the river in North Korea As theUN air arm mountedone of the largest raids of the Korean arrived on theKorean east coast Elements of the U S 3rd infantry division landedat theport of Wonsan pnihegrpundUN troops pushed The unex p la in e d communist withdrawal continued News Blackout Intelligence officers at General MacArthurs Tokyo headquarters clamped a surprise news blackout developments between commu nist battle lines and the Manchur ian border They said the clamp down would be temporary They declined to answer ques nSabout the reds ultimate in the communists presumably were planning an at tack trying to consolidate pres ent lines orpreparing a series of delaying actions In an historic sidelight to the air war jet metjet in a fight to the death for the 1st time The battle occurred over the North Korean border city of Sinuiju a key tar get for the600plane assault An American F80 Shooting Star jet shot down a Russianmade Mig15 jet fighter while the planes sped atbetter than 600 miles an tiour Another red jet was dam aged but escaped to Manchuria 640 Tons Dropped Pilots said the redjets tried to lure them acrossthe border over Manchuria a new tactic UN planes have been ordered to stay clear of Chinese communist air In the big raid 80 U S B29 Superforts dumped 640 tons of jombs on Sinuiju concentration point for Chinese red supplies and site of an airfield used by red jets n attacks on U S aircraft Republican Tide Sweeps County Officers Back Into Courthouse Other pictures on page 30 The only candidate to resist an off year election republican Cal Dwan was reelected sheriff of Cerro Gqrdo county for the 3rd time in Tuesdays general election Except for that the republican ticket made up mostly of officers running for reelection rode to victory on the republican tide that ran over a slate of democratic candidates including several vet erans of War II Carried into office in this swing was W H Bill Tate Mason City insurance man who defeated A M Schanke democratic in cumbent for state representative Came Here in 1941 Tate widely known North Iowa athletic official and former school administrator came to Mason City in 1941 to Center the insurance business In world war I he was overseas with the 4th division as an ambulance driver in which service he was gassed and wounded Tate won over Schanke by a vote of 8726 to 6793 Another new republican office holder in the county will be John G Brown former Mason City American Legion post commander who was elected supervisor 1st district defeating the incumbent Joe Fritz by a vote of 5394 to 5106 Brown has been a lifelong farm resident of Mason township He was graduated from the Mason City high schoolin 1917 and then served in World war I For Hickenlooper Gerro Gordo voters gave sizable pluralities to all the republican state candidates including Sen ator Bourke B Hickenlooper and indorsed with a tremendous plu rality the candidate of their own home county W H Nicholas run ning for lieutenant Also given recognition by ballot was the countys home candidate for reelection Ho the suprem sourt bench Justice William Bliss wholtd licans oK ieveraT v Arilnst Tide against this tidi was Dwan who drew strength from republican voters to build up a plurality of 8613 Jo 7247 for his republican opponent Oscar L Jewell Dwan carried all Mason City precincts In the 19 rural precincts carried 12 and tied in one Jewell earned all 3 Clear Lake Cinets by a total better than 3 to 2 The following zepublicans were reelected to their present county offices led by Miss Ethel Ridge ways county treasurer who re ceived the largest vote of any candidate in the county a total of 9239 to 6360 for D Earl McCoid the democratic candidate Keith Raw by a vote of 8951 to 6523 over Ralph Wandiey demo crat auditor S H MacPeak by a vote of 8845 to 6633 for Dean W Ander senfor clerk of courts Bernice Tait by a vote of 8630 to 6781 over PatrickCahalan for county recorder James R Brown by a vote of 5934 to 6793 over William Pappas or county attorney R D Robbins by a vote of 2085 p 1262 for supervisor 2nd dis trict Backed Nicholas Cerro Gordo county helped build up Senator Hickenloopers lead by vote of 8565 to7260 ior Albert J Loveland democrat and gave ov William S Beardsley a vote of 8774 to 7045 for Lester Gil ette democratic candidate for governor The county showed it was back of Turkey Farmer Nicholas by a vote of 9063 to6592 for Demo crat Christoffersen for lieutenant overnor Local voters helped pile up the ead for H R Gross republican unning for reelection as 3rd dis trict representative in congress giving Gross 9181 to 6433 for Tames Babcock democrat The vote for other state officers vas asfollows For State Officers For secretary of state Melvin D iynhorst republican 8523 and Wary S Kelleher democrat 6703 or auditor of state Chet B Akers republican 8578and Neil B Little democrat 6630 For treasurer of state M L Abrahamson republican 8472 J Wegman democrat 6752 For secretary of agriculture de Spry republican 8409 Gale McClean democrat 6776 For attorney general Robert L republican 8717 Harold Fleck democrat 6681 For su lerintendent of public instruc ion Jessie M Parker republican 593 Ellen Hartnett democrat 733 For commerce commissioners epublicans David B Long 8367 nd B M Richardson 8389 dem crats George M Olson 6725 and ionald L Ryan 6711 Judges of the supreme court epublicans William L Bliss 143 Norman R Hays 8484 and K Thompson 8536 Democrats Frank J Messer 6268 Leonard L CAL DWAN Resisted Trend Democratic Congress Is Shaky Scott Lucas Myers Tydings Ferguson J Roosevelt Beaten By JACKBELL Associated Press Political Reporter Democrats kept numerical con trol of congress bythe thinnest of margins Wednesdaystunned and battered by republican election successes that challenged Presi dent Trumans homeand foreign policies Bowling over top administration leaders the GOP7 captured a net of 5 senate seats in Tuesdays vot ing This boosted its senate line up in the upcoming 82nd congress to 47 as against the democrats 49 With 14 house contests still to be decided the republicans had gained 26 places to their to tal to 195 The democratsheld 225 or 7 more than the 218 needebVfor control One independent won in Ohio Except for democratic pockets in Massachusetts Connecticut Rhode Island New York Ohio Nevada and Arizona GOP sen ate and governor candidates rolled loughshod over their opposition everywhere outside the south and the borderline states Bowled Over In an antiTruman administra tion phalanx republican oppo nents bowled over Senators Scott W LVcas of Illinois the demo cratic leader J Myers ot assistant in asweep only p P He was Senator DonneD artn JOHN G BROWN Supervisor Ryan 6641 and P J Siegers 480 Had Full Choice Voters had a choice of i candi dates of the two parties n practically everystate and ounty office Exceptionswere homas A Beardmore Charles and William P Butler Mason ity running for reelection as 2thjudicial district judges They vere nominated by both parties nd appeared onthe ballot as such Only county candidate elected vithout opposition was Dr Ralph Smiley county cor oner The vote was one of the largest n an off year election in the his ory of Cerro Gordo county In toson Cityatotalof 9549 persons vent to the polls compared with 522 in the corresponding off ear election 4 years ago almost s many who went to the polls in he presidential election in 1948 vhen 10729 cast their ballots in e city Largely responsible for this uge vote was the work of party eaders who made residential anvasses and had checkoffs at polls to i determine who had oted Registration in Mason City otaled 14255 compared with 3441 two years ago Following is the vote in Mason ity by precincts compared with revious elections 1950 1948 1946 1944 P 1 W 997 1249 927 1252 P1W1342 1369 861 1291 P2W 1433 1641 1380 1586 P2W 1123 1253 850 1219 P 3 W 1721 1949 993 1399 P 3 W 954 988 1130 1398 P4W 1389 1606 802 1159 P 4 W 590 674 579 964 9549 10729 7522 10268 DIES AFTEIR CRASH Sigourncy Charles ervey 54 died in a Sigourney ospital Tuesday an hour and a alf after she was injiired in a wocar collision ieswick a mile ndrth of Tafe of tributedto f chtjciini sof presidents foreiga policy deci sions opposition domestic fair deal program iand reaction o commumstingovernment charges Thomas Lotes Along vithLucas and JVtyers veteran Democratic Senators Mil lard E Tydings of Maryland and Elbert D Thomas of UtaVwent down to defeat before republican opponents All 4 democrats have been strong supporters of the presidents foreign policies with onlyTyd ings wavering at times in support of administration domestic posals Thomas as the senate labor committee had led a futile administration re peal the TaftHartley labor act one of Mr Trumans pet legisla tive aims Dther seatswhich had been filled by democrats were won by Republicans Herman Welker in Idaho and Rep Richard M Nixon in California Nixon beat Rep Helen Gahagan Douglas democrat recently praised by the president for her support of his foreign policies Along with Tafr Senator Eugene Millikin of Colorado chairman Butler of the conference of republican senators won de feated a strong fair deal porter in Democrat Rep John A Carroll Dewey Stays Gov Thomas E Dewey ofNew York winning a 3rd terra by a substantial majority led a parade of republicans capturing gover nors offices G O P entries picked up posts formerly filled by democrats in Connecticut Mary land Nevada and Colorado G O Pentrants lediin Arizona Min nesota Michigan and New Mexico One of thedemocratic victims was Gov Chester Bowles of Con necticut a fair deal supporter who lost to Republican John Davis Lodge Some democrats survived republican onslaught notably sen ators Herbert H Lehman of New York and1 Brien McMahon and WilliamBenton ofConnecticut Rep Franklin D Roosevelt Jr won reelection to the house in New York but his brother defeated by Re publics Earl of V   

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