Mason City Globe Gazette, November 7, 1956

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 7, 1956, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited lot MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T H I NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXIil AMOcUted PTMI ud United Prtu faJl Wlrw Seven a Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 7 1954 Thit Paper ot Two Oat Democrats Win Control of House Lead in Senate Ike in Tremendous 2nd Term Victory Loveless Ousts Hoegh as Governor BILL PAPPAS Attorney ETHEL R1DGEWAY County Treasurer GERALD D ALLEN J C KAISER Representative PAPPAS LEADS UPSURGE County GOP Bucks Demo Trend Allen Beats Dan Phalen Tate Wins While bucking a Democratic trend in the rural precincts most Republican candidates received a plurality in Cerro Gordo County as the results of the general elec tion became apparent at an early hour Wednesday morning William Pappas forged ahead of his Democratic party to win decisively over his Republican opponent David Butler for re election as county attorney The vote was Pappas Butler Another Democrat J C Dick inson won a narrow victory over his Republican opponent Jack Diercks for Cerro Gordo County supervisor first district The vote was Dickinson Diercks 7 259 Allen ReElected Jerry Allen who was reelected sheriff led the slate of Republi can office holders running for re election winning over the Demo craticcandidate Dan Phalen by a vote of to Ethel Ridgeway was returned to the ofiice of county treasurer defeating the Democratic nomi nee W S Taylor by a vote of to J C Kaiser Republican was elected state representative winning over Leo George Demo crat by to W H Tate who served three terms as state representative waited until the late precincts to win election as state senator from 43rd senatorial district compris ing Cerro Gordo and Hancock Counties Tate lost to Democrat William McArthur by to in Cerro Gordo County Returns from the last four pref cincts in Hancock County how ever gave Tate a grand total of to for McArthur Luscomb Wins Elmer Luscomb won the elec tion for supervisor in the second district of the county defeating W H TATE Senator jJsFgJISajaia J C LUSCOMB Supervisor 1st 2nd District he Democratic nominee of the state offices several Wescott to were elected without The Eisenhower vote on the county and dis power was not as apparent level our years ago in this county Judges 1952 Eisenhower carried 25 of the 30 precincts in the county In Tuesdays election Eisenhower carried 18 precincts Some of the evidence of the socalled farm revolt was to be seen in the rural precinct balloting Nevertheless Cerro Gordo County gave the President a sizable plurality a vote of in this category are tie two judges of the 12th judicial District court Tom Boynton Forst City and C H Wild Allison Republican nominees were lected without opposition Judge Vild has been serving as an appointee of Gov Leo Hoegh ince the death of Judge M H Kepler for Adlai Stevenson county helped reelect Bourke B lickenlooper giving him a vote of to for R addition to being on the balot for election to the regular erm of four years starting Jan 1957 Judge Wild was a candi This county joined the remainder of the state in the to fill the vacancy for the remainder of 1956 against Leo Hoegh in his bid officers reelected with reelection The Governor got opposition on the Republican 240 votes to for the are Ward B Hammond cratic nominee Herschel auditor S H MacPeak of the district court Ber As usual the county gave Tait county recorder Dr vote of confidence to W Christopherson county Nicholas Republican for lieutenantgovernor C R Servison and got a vote of to B Shaffer were re ais Democratic opponent justices of the peace with E opposition as were R R Cerro Gordo County helped and Virgil A Reid Re reelect H R Gross nominees for constable candidate for reelection as Voters resentative in Congress Gross got a vote of to for Michael Micich Other Offices The vote for other state officers in the county was as follows For Secretary of State Melvin D Synhorst R Frank L Davey D For Auditor of State Chet B Akers R George J Eischeid D 9 765 For Secretary of Agriculture Clyde Spry R Harold Ohlson D heavy vote was cast in Cerro Gordo County In Mason City voters went to the polls not quite up to the who voted four years ago In Clear Lake the total vote was compared with in 1952 The vote by precincts in Clear Lake was First ward second 927 and third The Korean bonus measure passed easily in Cerro Gordo The vote was to For Attorney General vote oy precincts in Mason Erbe R Edward was as follows Fitzgerald D For 1956 m e r c e Commissioner 1 W Thompson R Walter 1 W Vaughn D 2 w For Supreme Court 2 W William Bliss R 3 w man R Hays R G 3 W Thompson R Harry 4 w Garret D Frank 4 W 875 Tl T P r f Ti Q fi 1 While there was competition Close Race in Iowas 6th District DES M01NES UP enclose race for The whisk congressman from Iowas 6th District will hav to await the official canvass to determine the winner it becam apparent Wednesday Unofficial complete from the districts 345 precincts including corrected results from several counties showed the Rev Merwin Coad Boone Democrat leading Republican incumbenl Rep James Dolliver by 38 votes Dolliver said hell ask for a re count With returns nearly complete Republican incumbent H R Gross of Waterloo defeated Mike Micich in the 3rd District race Vote totals 1st Dist 291 precincts of 299 Schwengel R Bramhai D 2nd 347 precincts of 347 Talle R Wolf D 3rd 325 precincts of 327 Gross R Micich D 67 652 4th 320 precincts of 320 LeCompte R Carter D 5th 22 precincts of 231 Cunningham R Denman D 6th 345 precincts of 345 Dolliver R Coad D 64 580 7th 309 precincts of 333 Ben Jensen R John Jen sen 8th 275 precincts of 286 Hoeven R Salem D 45 579 Rest of GOP in Triumphs Bid by Evans Is Failure FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES DBS MO1NES Herschel C oveless won election as the first democratic governor of Iowa in 20 years in Tuesdays election overcoming tradition and the per sonal popularity of President Eisenhower Loveless 45 won a narrow vic ory over Republican A Hoegh while the rest of the Re publican Party swept to victory almost without exception in major The former mayor of Ottuimva successful in his second bid for he office was only the sixth Democratic governor of Iowa since it became a state jn 1846 He will be the lone Democrat among the top eight officers in Ihe state capital Unique Setup With Republican W H Nicho las Mason City winning the lieu tenant governorship a repetition of 1890 Democratic governor and a Republican lieu tenant governor With precincts reported Nicholas had compared to AP Wirephoto HERSCHEL LOVELESS A HAIL FROM THE VICTOR President and Mrs Eisenhower beam broadly as they acknowledge the cheers of party faithful at a big Republican rally in Washington D following his smashing triumph at the polls Ike is the first Republican since William Mc Kinley in 1900 to gain a second term in ttie tide turned and with the exception oE Hoegh and some of the congressmen Republicans took command There were many factors in Loveless victory which amount ed to an antiHoegh vote as much as a proLoveless vote Hoegh suffered the most in the The Iowa Scoreboard BT THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The vote in Tuesdays election in Iowa based on returns from border counties apparently beamong statcs 2 m precincts n 11 c A t Adlai Is Snowed Under 41 States Back Eisenhower By JACK BELL AP Staff Writer By JACK BELL Associated Press Staff Writer President Eisenhower won re I election with a thunderous per sonal endorsement from the American people in Tuesdays balloting But he lost his cov ieted goal of a Republican Con gress Fighting off the tide that gave Eisenhower a tremendous vic tory margin over Adlai Steven son Democrats won control of the House They appeared to be winning the Senate also In a cross pattern of indepen dent voting Eisenhower racked up 41 states with 457 electoral votes and had rolled to an 000 popular vote margin over Stevenson At 1 the count was Eisen hower to Stevensons in of the 844 precincts across the nation Hold Edge But despite this greatest popu lar vote bulge in any presiden tial race since 1936 Democrats elected the 219 members they needed to keep control of the Republicans had elected 197 Democrats were leading in 14 of the undecided races and cause of the tax and iiquorby thedrink issues Loveless was the victor or was leading in 47 counties but he Republicans in 5 In the Senate the Democrats at 1 were assured of 48 sr Eisenjseats Just one sbv of the 49 they hower R Stevenson fof control Republicans buill up such large leads in the oopei in ilmio fUnlr tUir pets Hickcn assured seats The undecided Senate races more populous centers that this pulled him through He won Wapello his own county and was only slightly behind in Lu cas Hoeghs home county D H R GROSS S Representative CARPENTER WINS OMAHA Neb UP Terry Carpenter Scottsbluff the Re publican convention delegate who nominated an imaginary Joe Smith for vice president won a seat in the Nebraska unicamera legislature Tuesday for his opposition George OMailey Lovelesss victory came in the face of another triumph by Pres ident Eisenhower which carried Sen Bourke B Hickenlooper to reelection to a third term Eisenhowers margin was not quite as decisive as in 1952 when he garnered 64 per cent of the votes against Adlai E Stevenson This time he polled about 59 per cent of the vote The President piled up a mar gin of more than votes This compared with the majority in 1952 Latest Returns Hickenlooper polled better than 53 per cent of the vote Loveless victory margin was a slim 51 per cent j Loveless held that margin hroughout the night but it was not until that Hoeghsj ast hope faded With thrce tourths of the vote in and Love ess leading by Hoegh wired Loveless his congratula ions Although the Democratic and Republican state chairmen had brecast record or nearrecord voting the final total was expect ed to be a little less than the ballots cast in 1940 The peak year was 1952 when than 75 per cent of those to the polls Rural Vote When early returns came in mostly from rural counties and showed many Democrats in the lead it seemed for a time that a farm revolt such as the Demo crats had predicted might be ma terializing However when the bigcity vote commenced rolling Freeman Clings to Lead in Minnesota MINNEAPOLIS UP Demo cratic Gov Orville Freeman clung to a vote bulge Wed nesday as counting continued in Minnesotas race for governor Republican Ancher Nelsen for mer REA administrator had cut Freemans vole lead in half during the night but still to be counted were heavy blocs of votes from the usually strong Democratic iron range volved the reelection bids of iSens Earle Clements and Alan BibJe In each the incumbents were pets Hoegh R Loveless D LT pets Nicholas returns R OMallev D Thp mn SECY OF pets Synhorst R Davey D AUDITOR pets Akers R Eischeid D TREASURER pets Abrahamson R Hansen D SECY AGRICULTURE pets Spry R Oholson D ATTY GENERAL pets Erbe R Fitzgerald D COMMERCE CMSN pets Thompson R TL iL The Weather Mason City Considerable cloudi ness through Thursday Snow flurries Wednesday night High Thursday 4245 Low Wednes day night 2528 Iowa Partly cloudy through if Four elected 1 870 Hays R Thompson R Peterson vacanev The Democrats had proved their party remains strong with the enough in this instance to stem the effect on congressional races of a presi dential landslide In the wake of the election Ei senhower was moving to weld bi partisan backing for administra tion policy in dealing with the Suez crisis and the eastern Eur opean situation He asked both Democratic and Republican con gressional leaders to a White House conference on Friday Eisenhowers second term vic tory was by the biggest margin in 120 years The peak of onesided jness in a presidential contest icamc in 1936 when Democrat R Garrett D Messer D Pryov D Hullinger D vacancy Thursday night low south Cooler Wednesday 2530 north 3035 publican Alf Landon try 000 in the popular vote and took 46 of the 48 states Personal Popularity Eisenhowers massive victory appeared to be compounded both of his great personal popular ity and an inclination among the voters arising out of the Suez and European crises against NEW YORK 1 change during the present state f 1 e f Javits Beats Wagner in Senatorial Race to 8 Wednesday Maximum Tuesday 50 Minimum Tuesday night 32 At 8 Wednesday 36 Precipitation trace man who declin seek reelection i i i a 11 Mmnesota Cloudy much Gen Jacob Javits world affairs GlobeGazette weather data upwon a seat in the U S Senate by There were signs too of a defeating Mayor Robert bv Negro voters to the Re to Thr Party Their votes were jmerly was held by Herbert Lehj credited with helping land Louis 0iana in the GOP column Eisenhower was leading in Chi cayo long a Democratic strong on incomplete returns The last time Chicago went Republi can in a presidential election was in 1928 The pattern that emerged was ione of voting for personalities ir t respective of party label Nor did there appear to be any i substantial bloc voting i In Washington State for ex labor unions scored heavi jly on local issues and helped re I elect Sen Warren G Magnuson Democrat over Gov Arthur jLanglie But in taking the state i Eisenhower obviously got a big labor vote j The ticket splitting brought such results as a whopping halfmil lionvote victory for Eisenhower in Pennsylvania and simultaneous defeat for Sen James Duff Re publican at thc hands of Demo crat Joseph S Clark former mayor of Philadelphia Eisenhower stepped to a BOURKE HICKENLOOPER U S Senator W H NICHOLAS Governor ;

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