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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 4, 1954, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LXI Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY NOVEMBER 4 1954 This Paper Consists of Two Ooe No 22 Democrats Also Win Senate Martin Election Largely Due to Personal Effort By ROBERT HOGAN DBS MOINES IDPA Iowas new Republican senatorelect Thomas E Martin of Iowa City would be the last man to say that his thumping victory over Democrat Sen Guy Gillette was not a team accomplishment but the fact remains that the candidate himself can take a huge slice of the credit The outcome is certainly a tremendous personal vjqtory lor Martin At almost every turn in the road in the last two years the first district congressman met obstacles that might well have thrown less courageous Right after his reelection to Congress from the first district in November 1952 he started to seriously investigate the Senate race for himself By early December it was generally known that Martin would seek the Seriate nomination and on March 10 1953 he announced his candidacy an unusually early announcement Almost immediately he heard cries from within the Republican ranks The sages said it was too early that hed have a big primary field to overcome that he wasnt well enough known to compete suc cessfullywith such a colorful sonality as the Democrat incum bent Guy Gillette But Martin told fellow Repub Hcans Just get two people to gether and Ill be there to talk to Martin began touring Iowa by plane train and car right after his announcement By the time the filing deadline for primary candi dates had rolled around he found himself alone in the field and with the1 party nomination all sacked up Neverthless he con tinued his travels during the pri mary and jnto the general election campaign He rolled up the amaz ing total of more than miles in two years Lengthy Speeches MARTIN During the primary he time and again that his campaign speeches were too long But he kept on talking maintained that people want the facts and Ive got to give them all the He didnt bristle outwardly when R e p u b 1 ican leaders told him that their candidate for governor would help carry him into of V Late in the campaign he scoffed at the political polls and the eastern political writers who came into Iowa to report that Martin would lose the race Those fellows could have writ ten those pieces in Washington They could have just as well been last was his reaction some two weeks ago to published reports that he would lose The Iowa Citian last March had mapped out his campaign strategy and stuck with it until election day One of his first announcements stressed Republican support in Congress for President Eisenhow er It referred to the fact that the Democrat senator from Iowa was giving Ike little cooperation Despite heavy pressures from both sides Martin never was forced into a stand on the Mc Carthy question he never had to commit himself on the Bricker amendment was never personally drawn into a discussion of person alities in the campaign Surprise Results His speeches always lauded Ike stressed the need of Republican control of the Congress underlined the fact that the Korean been ended and reminded farm ers that hog and cattle prices were good in a peacetime economy In the last three weeks the Re publican party steppedup its cam paign to elect Martin The party efforts in that time and Martins own insistence on sticking to his original campaign format pro duced surprise results The victory was probably the Two Men Held in Robbery of Motorist Two men were being questioned Thursday by the Cerro Gordo County sheriffs office inconnection with the robbery of an Osage air man and theft of his car The men arrested by Cedar Falls police within an hour and 20 min utes after the robbery have been identified as Julius Novitzki 28 Milwaukee and Lee Teel 27 Buf falo John Hungerford 23 Osage told autboritives the pair took his uni form wrist watch shoes and n cash and then fled in his car shortly after 10 p m Wednesday Local deputies said the men have admitted being with aking his car but denied robbing him Hungerford said he picked the two up as hitchhikers in Minne apolis The youth said the pair two miles west of Highway 65 on 25th N forced him out of his car robbed and stripped him and threw him over a fence on a side road Hungerford who suffered arm cuts when pushed over the barbed wire fence was picked up shortly aftenvard by Glen Prohaska 16 515 4th S W He was taken to the Mason City police station where he gave police a description of the men and his car Road blocks immediately were set up at Belmond Hampton Iowa Falls Charles City Grundy Cen ter and Cedar Falls The men were arrested as they came into Cedar Falls Authorities said part of Hunger fords uniform and his money were Between Ike Adlai Rekindle Interest in Rematch in 56 WASHINGTON outcome of Tuesdays stubbornly contested elections Thursday served to whet interest in a possible rematch be tween Dwight D Eisenhower and Adlai E Stevenson in the 1956 Presi dential race The prospect was emphasized by the fact that the midterm battle catapulted only a bare handful of new personalities into the spotlight as potential entries in the 56 sweepstakes As returns rolled in President Eisenhower told his news conference that so far as he could see the elections would have no effect one way or another on whether he will seek a second term in 1956 All the would say was theres plenty of time for the decision At Libertyville Stevenson hailed the outcome as a portent of things to obvious allu sion to with n twinkle he added quickly that it had nothing whatever to do with whether Ill run again for the ITS AUTOGRAPH Dakota governorSect Eepublican Joe Foss pauses to autograph a sheet of shortly after he arrived ventiohOf the Society for Crippled Foss World War II ace with26 Jap planes to as well as the Congressional Medal of Honor defeated Edward Martin in Tuesdays balloting found in the car They reported parts of clothing apparently from Hungerfords suitcase were strewn along the road Tariffs Taxes Power New Congress to Face Three Major Issues WASHINGTON taxes and the field of public vs private power promise among the top issues that will be battled over in the new Tuesday But there are many others ranging from postal rates to statehood for Alaska and Hawaii on which Republicans arid Democratssplit in the last Congress and may do so again in the new Congress that will convene Jan 5 As pointed up in the election campaign the approach of both parties to domestic legislation will be geared in large part to the Estate of the economy as reflected in employment business activity and farm prices Democrats hit hard on the theme that the nations economy was Sheriff Twito Indicted for Drunk Driving ESTHERVILLE Em let Twito of Emmet County who was reelected without opposition Tuesday has been indicted by the county grand jury on charges of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated court officials an nounced Thursday The indictment was returned by the grand jury late Wednesday and was made public Thursday by Mrs Mary Peterson clerk of District Court Through his attorney William Johnston the sheriff posted nd Johnston said Twito wi ad innocentwhen he is ar raigned No date for arraignmen has been fixed The t indictment grew out of on ap Esther jured J Twito the the grand jury More than two years ago thu sheriff had been arrested on an other charge of operating a moto vehicle in Estherville while intoxi cated That case also was referrei to the grand jury but no indictmen returned Twito who is due to start hi fourth term in January was out o town Thursday and could not reached for comment He was tak ing a prisoner to the Iowa Peni tentiary at Fort Madison Two Men Perish in Truck Crashes By the Associated Press Two men died in separate true more sweet in that Martin also was the only major Republican candi date bridled with the task of un seating an incumbent Democrat Hagen Vciy Uncertain About His Future CROOKSTON Minn publican Rep Harold Hagen says he doesnt know what hell do in January when he gives iip the House seat he held since 1942 to Democrat Mrs Coya Knutson never anticipated Id Iosey former newspaperman Hagen said And a result I wasnt think ilg about i job other than the one I SAME Bliek iettk tut koiri collisions on Iowa roads Wednes day And a Des Moines man wa killed in a in In diana The dead Loren Hayes 34 Dysart wb was injured fatally in a collision of a pickup truck and a semi trailer truck on a Benton County road near Garrison Garry C Behrends of nea Nevada who was killed in a twotruck crash atan intersec tion 11 miles south of Storm Lake Rollie J Atchison 21 Des Moines who was killed Tuesday night on a county road near Koko Ind Army Reprimands Officers in Delays Over Peress Handling WASHINGTON Army has told Sen McCarthy it of ficially reprimanded two officers for delay in handling the case o Dr Irving R Peress who was pro moted to major land given an hon orable discharge But said Secretary Stevens in a letter to McCarthy replying to a new series of questions by the sen ator about the case of the man he calls a Fifth Amendment Commu the Army has taken no ac tion against three other high offi cers The reasons given by Stev ens A They were only carrying out provisions of a congressional law and regulations and B in the Armys opinion arts performed by them manifested the slightest indication of Communist sympathy nor any other dereliction of Stevens said the three were Maj Gen William E Bergin the adju tant general Brig Gen Ralph Zwicker commanding officer at Camp Kilmer N when Peress was stationed there and Maj John J McManiis assigned to the per sonnel center at Camp Kilmer One other officer who handled administrative papers connected with the Peress case Stevens wrote has been discharged for a reason totally unrelated to the Peress case Neither the two officers given administrative reprimands nor the one said to hive been discharged or unrelated reasons were named by the Army marred by telltale signs of stagna tion while President Eisenhower led a Republican chorus proclaim ing 1954 as the most prosperous peacetime year in history In the foreign field the Senate will be called on to ratify treaties intended to weld Southwest Asian nations into anantiCommu nist a series of other agreements which would restore the sovereignty of West Germany and her into the tion They have strong bipartisan support While there is no over these pacts Eisenhower has had stronger support from Democrats Jian Republicans for his foreign trade In the last Congress GOP lead ers balked at his efforts to win a threeyear extension of the recip rocal trade program and authority to cut tariff rates as much as 15 per cent over that period Con gress approved only a oneyear ex ension of the Trade Agreements Act Taxes churned up one of the sharpest legislative controversies of the last The big tax overhaul bill passed by Congress was hailed by the Eisenhower ad ministration as one of it major chievements while Democrats rgued it was weighed of he wealthy and of corporations The public vs private power Ight manifested itself in various ways in the last Congress carried ntc the congressional campaign nd will continue into the new Con ress GROSSHEIM DIES MUSCATINE UP 0 scar Grpssheim 92 retired Muscatine photographer who claimed to be oneof the first to make a hand camera died here Tuesday night Ali About The Weather Mason City Mostly fair Iowa Fair and colder Enhance Chances In some respects the results ap peared to enhance Stevensons chances of heading the Democratic ticket two years hence The partys 1952 standard bearer stumped vigr orously throughout the country in a drive to put Democrats back in control of Congress and carried the brunt of the fight on the na tionallevel In another sense however the Democratic upsurge could make it Stevenson Democratic hopefuls may now figure the par tys chances for a Presidential vic tory in 1956 are bright and that could touch off a freeforall scram ble for the nomination Among new faces thrust into the national spotlight were 36year old George Ml who won Pennsylvania to end 36 years of Republicanrule and Michigans Sen Pat rick McNamcWa Unknown Leader a lanky bespectacled turkey farmer was virtually a po litical unknown six months ago As governor of a pivotal political state he should be a man to watch during the next two years McNamara a Detroit business man and minor AFL official also shot up from virtual obscurity to unseat Republican Sen Homer Fer guson a key adviser to the Eiscn lower administration and chair man of the Senate GOP Policy Committee A firstinhistory was chalked up in South Carolina by J Strom Thurmond 48 who was elected U S Senator over the official Demo ratic party candidate in a write n campaign He was the 1948 Pres dential candidate of the States Rights Party Minnesota Fair cold Globe Gazette weather data up jto 8 Thurs day Maximum 46 Minimum 24 At8 30 YEAR AGO Maximum 59 Minimum 21 RICHARD NEUBERGER Winner Neuberger in Bulge Over Cordon New Ballots Not Enough for GOP PORTLAND Ore Ml Richard L Neuberger nosed out Republican Sen Guy Cordon of Oregon as the last election returns trickled in Thursday The count was close but the new ballots still uncounted were not enough to save the GOP Neuberger 41 a nationally known author held a lead 8 precincts unre ported Those precincts could go entirely to Cordon with out over turning the results Cordon 64 has spent in the Senate The only possibility of a reversal is the official canvass to be reported about Dec 1 Meanwhile Gov Paul Patterson ordered coun ty sheriffs lo guard the ballot boxes Votes Neuberger who polled votes to Cordons became the first Democrat in 40 years to Victory in Oregon Is Clincher To CoOperate With Ike By JACK BELL WASHINGTON u Senate trol in the new some upset by recanyasscs in tight to theV Democrats Thursday on a victory byRichard L Ncuberger over Republican Sen Guy Cordon in Oregon Ncuberger 41year old author assured the Democrats of 48 scats in the Senate This is exactly half of the Senate mem bership but is enough for Demo cratic control since Sen Morse Oregon Independent has an nounced he will vote with them on organization of the Senate There seemed little doubt of Democratic readiness and willing ness to take on the job even though one of their veterans Sen Carl Hayden of Arizona ques tioned whether they should take the reins in a situation where one members death might wipe out the party margin and force an other shift Sen Walter F George of Geor ia senior senator said he thought the Democrats should take the re sponsibility if they have the votes to do so Definite Obligation And Sen Pastore DRI told re sorters There is no doubt about it Wo now have a definite obli gation to the public who have put Democrats in control of both the Senate and the Similarly Son Gore said I dont think the Democrats will run from responsibility people give it to them l 2543 Scn Lync1on Johnson 1 the Democratic floor leader took the attitude that there was no rea be elected to the Senate from Ore Hampton One Site for Train Route Hearing DES MOINES The Iowa Commerce Commission Wednes ay delayed hearings until next ebruary on an application of the lilwaukee Road to discontinue pcration of Sunday passenger rains from Albia north to the owa state Jine The dates and places are Marshalltown County Court ouse at Feb 2 Hampton Memorial Hall at 30 Feb 3 gon His apparent election brought the number of Democrats in the next Senate to 48 and Oregons In dependent Scn Wayne Morse has promised to vole with Democrats as the 49th and deciding vote in organizing the chamber Neubcrger who campaigned against what he said were the giveaway policies of Sen Cordon and the Eisenhower administration drew much of his strength from populous Multnomah County Port land where the Democrats held DftlVfR OF MONTH DES MOINES UP Leroy B Jothell of West Liberty Thursday vis named driver of the month by he Iowa Motor Track ASM a decisive lead in registration Stronger Upstate Cordon a supporter of the Eisen hower administrations partner ship program for hydroelectric development of the Pacific North west was stronger in upstate areas Republicans held a lead in registration in the state The late surge of Democratic votes also sent Mrs Edith Green a Portland housewife to Congress from Multnomak County She de feated Republican Lawson McCall who had beaten the in cumbent Rep Honier Angell in the primary Continue Hearing on Arson Charge GARNER Leo Girrcs Mason City service station operator and Eddie Jackson Clear Lake were arraigned Wednesday before R J Fritsch justice of the peace on a charge of arson They requested egal counsel and the hearing was continued Girres and Jackson both 30 year old exconvicts are charged with burningGirrcs car in an attempt to collect the insurance Girres reported Sunday morning to the Ccrro Gordo County sheriff that his car had been stolen The car later was found eight miles northwest of Garner gutted by fire A deputy state fire marshal who was called expressed the opinion that the fire was deliber ately set AP WJrephoto ROOSEVELTS XOGETHERJames Roosevelt eldest Ton of the late President and Congressmanelect from Califor nias 26th District greets his mother Eleanor as she arrived in Los Angeles for a speakingtour Mrs Roosevelt said she was very pleased with her sons victory Albert Lea Firm to Dorm Job IOWA CITY bid for construction of a 262man wing to Hill crest Dormitory was submitted by the Viggo Jensen Albert tea George L Hoeracr superintendent of planning and construction at the University of Iowa said The firm bid on the gen eral construction phase 84th Congress WASHINGTON of the 84th Congress HOUSE 232 Re publicans 203 48 Re publicans 47 Independent 1 Current makeup of the 83rd Congress H 0 U S E Republicans 218 Democrats 212 Independents 1 Vacancies4 SEN ATE 49 Democrats 46 Independents son for a rush about the issue I dont speculate on he said in Texas Johnson added that he would be in Washington Friday night and would talk about it then The Senate is in spe cial session Monday to consider a recommendation by a special com mittee that it adopt a resolution censuring Sen Joseph R McCar thy RWis for conduct unbecom ing a senator This will be the old including any of the newly elected members who do not take office until January Sen Knowland of California the Senate Republican leader declined to comment on Haydens sugges tion the Democrats might not be inclined to organize the Senate Knowland said in an interview that he wasnt particularly hap py about the election outcome But smiling he recalled that he had forecast the closest possible division in the new Senate The Senate Republican leader ex pressed particular regret at the defeat of Sen Homer Ferguson chairman of the GOP Senate Pol icy Committee McNamara Winner Ferguson was beaten by Patrick V McNamara Detroit business man and minor AFL official Even a victory by Case would give the Republicans only 47votes one short of the mark where Vice President Nixon could break a tie in their some Dem ocrats chose to vote with them or absented themselves or unless party leaders decided to let the GOP have a voice vote There were several factors which might influence the Democrats against any such decision as Hay den suggested For one thing they picked up eight governorships in Tuesdays election and a Senate seat normally changes political complexion only when a senator of one party dies in a state with a governor of the other Then too the Democrats had won control of the House GOP   

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