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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 7, 1962, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for tW MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL 102 Associated Frets and United Press International Full Lease Wires The newspaper that makes o No rt h r Lp w a ris n e J MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 7 1962 uoc a HOME EDITION This Paper Consists of Four No 232 Can work with says Hughes 40000 edge to Demo Fourth term for Hick BOURKE HICKENLOOPER Senator BILL MOOTY Governor H R GROSS S Rep EVAN HULTMAN General DAVID BUTLER Attorney J C DICKINSON MARION E OLSON Rep V Butler Olson Dickinson w Erbe fails to get support David Butler Republican won reelection as Cerro Gordo Coun ty attorney in balloting Tues day and Marion Olson Repub lican won a second term as state representative Normally voters in the county bolted the party ticket however to give Demo crat Harold Hughes a strong 700 vote bulge over incumbent Norman Erbe Hughes had 7 325 votes Erbe 6608 Olson and were the leading in the county The unofficial tally for the county gave these results For state representative Olson 7 466 and Carl Erbe Democrat 6250 for county attorney But ler 7450 and B Michael Dunn Democrat 6369 Republican voters in the northeast district of the county also switched in sufficient num bers to give Democrat J C Dickinson another term on the Cerro Gordo County Board of Supervisors Dickinson received 5478 votes compared with Harlan Saugs 4359 vote total Other election results in the county were Sen B B Hickenlooper Re publican incumbent 7256 E B Smith Democrat 6467 Lt Gov W L Mooty Re publican 7093 Melvin Wolf Democrat 6489 Secretary of State Melvin Synhorst Republican 7423 Delma Dever Democrat 6157 Auditor of State Chet Akers Republican 7320 Robert Con ner Democrat 6245 Treasurer of State M L Abrahamson Republican 7266 Roy Gillette Democrat 6353 Secretary of Agriculture L B Liddy Republican 7251 Cor bon Crawford Democrat 6269 Attorney General Evan Hult man Republican 7379 Lawr ance F Scalise Democrat 6 042 North Iowa C 1 e a r i n g and colder Wednesday night lows in mid 20s Partly cloudy Thursday highs in mid 40s Iowa Considerable cloudiness and colder Wednesday night lows 2530 cloudy warmer extreme Gains losses for both parties in crazyquilt election pattern Iowa results northwest highs 40s northeasl 5055 southwest Further out look Generally fair and warmer Friday FiveDay Iowa Temperatures will average near normal in Iowa during the five days running Thursday through Monday Normal highs are 47 to 53 and normal lows are 29 to 33 It will be warmer Fri day and cooler Sunday pre cipitation will average light to moderate occurring as rain Sunday or Monday or rain or snow in northeast Iowa Amounts will range from one tenth to onefourth of an inch Minnesota Clearing colder Highs Thursday in 40s GlobeGazette Weather Data up to 8 am Wednesday Maximum 57 Minimum 32 At 8 am 37 Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum 40 Minimum 27 WASHINGTON AP Demo crats won continued topheavy control of Congress in Tuesdays elections and whipped Richard M Nixon in California but Republi cans snatched the governorships of New York Michigan Ohio and of power for the 1964 presidential contest The congressional lineup on the basis of counting shaped up in this ashion Senate 68 Democrats and 32 epublicans Democratic Sen rnest Gruening was reelected o a second term from Alaska n the last undecided Senate ace In the present Congress senate Democrats have a 6436 margin House 244 Democrats and 169 lepublicans Democrats leading n 17 contests still unsettled anc Republicans in 5 In the present Congress there are 281 Democrats and 174 Republicans with two va cancies For President Kennedy the con iressional outcome was a victory in that it bucked the tradition tha the party in power normally lose sizable block of congressiona seats in offyear elections The President appeared also t have a strengthened hand in th Senate with the increased Demo cratic strength there and the add tion of such warm supporters o his program as his brother Ed ward Ted Kennedy elected in Massachusetts and former Secre tary of Welfare Abraham Ribi coff elected in Connecticut But the liberal vs conservative division in the House where Ken nedys legislative proposals have encountered their toughest going apparently was little changed The balloting seemingly reflect ed no clear voter readiness to split tickets and cross party lines with abandon While Nixon the unsuccessful ublican preside n t i mee gainst Kennedy in 1950 was be ng turned down for governor by alifornia voters they reelected Republican Sen Thomas H Ku hel On the other side of the copti ent GOP Gov Nelson A Rocke eller of New York led a reelec ion parade of Republicans who vrested governors offices from he Democrats in the politically potent industrial states of Pennsyl vania Michigan and Ohio These with New York offer a Republican launching pad for the 1964 presidential contest with 119 of the 268 electoral votes needed for victory With his secondterm Rockefeller went to the victory head of the class of potential GOP nomi nees to oppose Kennedy in 1964 But a couple of newcomers also were possible elect George Romney of Michigan and William W Scranton of Penn sylvania in mixed up balloting tha seejned to have turned on person Nixon concedesTo leave political life BEVERLY HILLS Calif fft Richard M Nixon lookin glum and serious conceded Wednesday that he has lost to Gov Edmund G Brown in his try for Californias governorship Speaking out for the first time since the polls closed Nixo told a news conference I congratulate Gov Brown for his vie tory He has the greatest honor and the greatest responsibility i any governor in the United States I wish him well The Republican former vice president who lost by an ey ash to President Kennedy in I960 was trailing by nearly 25000 Incumbents victors in Congress races Rep H R Gross Republican 7316 Neel Hill Democrat 6 544 In Mason City voters elected S A Bemis and James H Mc Waters constables A third can didate Leo H Bohn trailed in the threeman race to fill two positions Following are comparisons of governor vote totals ISM IMS w Cerro Ethel Ridgeway Republican county treasurer and Bernicc Tait Republican county record er were reelected They had no opposition Also unopposed and reelected were Republican jus tices of the peace in Mason City C R Servison and Fred DES MOINES with one less congressman than it had two years ago voted Tuesday to return the seven Republicans and one for another term With several exceptions victory did not come easy to the GOP candidates who sought two more years in the US House of Repre sentatives 141H R8S1 13933 Democratic Rep easily third term in ities rather than issues Republi ans were jolted in California the idwest and in New England hey made some border state ains and picked up a few House eats in the South Democrats and Republicans raded governors jobs at a furi us pace Republicans engineerec verturns in Ohio Pennsylvania Tirhitfan W vnm i n o Colorado klahoma Democrats retaliated y taking GOP governorships in Hampshire Vermont Massa husetts New Mexico Iowa and Hawaii A Democratic sweep in New ngland seemed geared to the andslide by which Kennedy won he Senate seat older brother John Kennedy gave up to become president It left the Republicans n control of the governors office only in Maine And that contest was so close a recount might be ordered Iowa Sen 2482 of 2482 Smith D 375916 Hickenlooper R 432220 Iowa Gov 2482 of 2482 Hughes D 430330 Erbe R 390262 Iowa Lt Gov 2482 of 2482 Wolf D 380991 Mooty R 405 863 Iowa Sec State 2482 of 2 482 Devcr D 347108 Synhorst R 437005 Iowa Aud 2482 of 2482 Conner D 357016 Akers R 424 732 Iowa Treas 2482 of 2482 Gillette D 366237 Abraham son R 419089 Iowa Sec Ag z4sz of Crawford D 357429 Liddy R 417168 v Iowa Atty Gen 2482 of 2 482 Scalise D 340237 Hultman R 428556 CONGRESS Iowa 1st 305 of 305 Stephens D 42293 Schwengel R 66120 Iowa 2nd 330 of 330 Less D 60350 Bromwcll R 67376 Iowa 3rd 355 of 355 Hill D 50572 Gross R 66381 Iowa 4th 434 of 434 Glenn D 51836 Kyi R 65541 Iowa 5th 206 of 206 Smith D 73965 Egencs R 44186 Iowa 6th 411 of 411 Murray D 47537 Hoeven R 66862 Iowa 7th 441 of 441 Peters D 44079 Jensen R 56322 DES MOINES W Har o 1 d Hughes Democratic teetotaler rode a cam paign for liquor by the drink into the governors office said Wednesday he believes he will be able to work with a Republican dominated legislature Hughes added that the smash ing 40000vote upset of Republi can Gov Norman Erbe in Tues days election showed that most lowans favor a change in the stales present liquor laws The 40yearold governorelect credited his triumph however to what he said was Erbes failure o take a position on the major ssues in the campaign The peo ple of Iowa were unsatisfied in not knowing what the Republican party planned to do in the next wo years Neal Smith term in the 5th District He carried all four of his central Iowa counties and captured an almost twotoone ma jority in the voterich Des Moines area despite an energetic chal lenge from pretty Mrs Sonja Egenes Story City Republican Rep Mcrwin Goad Democrat of erick B Shaffer Elmer Luscomb incumbent county Republican supervisor F Hili in the 3rd District Rep John Kyi over Gene Glenn in the 4th District Rep Charles Hoeven over Donald W Murray in the 6th District and Rep Ben Jensen over Edward J Peters Jr in the 7th District Bromwell 42 is a Cedar Rap ids attorney who lambasted Presi dent Kennedys administration in campaign talks Less a Dubuque attorney supported Kennedy and calledBromwell an againster Less 57 won a twotoone ma ority in Dubuque but lost the ther 2nd District counties Gross 43 ran on his seventerm ecord as a champion of reduced ederal spending and won in ev ry county in the 3rd District in north central Iowa Hill 41 is a votes as he made his at his headquarters hotel Brown claimed victory at 1 am but hoping for i turn in the to bed ivilhout making a statement Then about am after his press secretary Herbert G Klein made the initial an nounccment Nixon strode to a battery of microphones and said I believe Gov Brown has a heart even though he believes SAME Eifsty Department Figures Hughes victory wasso corwinc ng that he carried Boone Erbes nome county by 705 votes along with 41 other counties which in cluded many containing the states larger cities In unofficial returns from all of the states 2482 precinctsHughes had 430330 votes and Erbe 390 262 The total vote for the gover nor race was 820592 The triumph by Hughes was the only upset in races for major state and congressional offices Veteran Republican Sen Bourka B Hickenlooper won a fourth term in the US Senate Iowas seven incumbent congressmen were reelected and Republicans were returned to ail elective of fices in the Statehouse Hughes took an early lead in Iowas lightest oter turnout since 1046 and Erbe conceded defeat at am Wednesday The defeat may have ended the 43yearold Erbes political ca reer He was seeking a second term as governor after winning election as Iowa attorney general in 1956 and 1958 CLEAR NET GAIN WASHINGTON DPI The White House Wednesday claimed a clear net gain in Tuesdays congressional elec tions in behalf of President Kennedys legislative program from the northwest district in eluding Clear ran unop posed and was teelccled For the first time the county sheriff the county clerk and the county auditor were not on the ballot They were elected two years ago and their terms have not expired the old 6lh District is retiring from Congress His district was combined with Smiths when Iowa lost a House seat because of the 1960 census A Republicandomi nated state legislature redrew the district bouTdaries to put the only two Democrats together Closest race came in the 2nc District in northeast Iowa where Rep James Bromwell won a sec ond term by a majority of abou 7000 votes over Frank Less Other victories were registercc by Rep Fred Schwengel ove Harold Stephens in the 1st Dis trict Rep H R Gross over Nee Vebster City farmer who said Gross opposed many spending tens that actually were sound in vestments Hill pressed hardest in Black Hawk County which in eludes Waterloo He got 16674 Black Hawk votes to Gross 17299 Hoeven 67 and Murray argucc Kennedy policiesin their 6th Dis trict campaign The Republican incumbent a conservative los only Kossuth and Palo Alto coun tics among the 18 in the northwes Iowa district Kossuth is Mur rays home county and Palo Alti adjoins it do not j I believe hes a good Ameri can even though he believes Im not i want it to be known that I never during the course of the campaign raised a personal con sideration against my opponent You gentlemen meaning the press didnt report that I de fended h i s patriotism that I said he was a man of good mo tives For once gentlemen I would appreciate that you write it that way that Nixon never attacked rown personally frixon started out by saying Now that Mr Klein ha made his statement and nosv hat all the members of the rcss arc so delighted that lave lost I want to make one myself I leave you gentlemen now You will write and interpret a you feel You dont hav tfixon to kick around any more This is my last press confer ence I look for the Rcpublica party to be revitalized in 196 And I look for it to be revita ized in California under ne leadership not mine I feel n bitterness Ihotofax NEW GOVERNOR Hughes and two of his three daughters cumbent Republican Norman Erbe by take a preview of the governors man 40000 votes With the new Democratic sion as they sit in their home looking governor are his wife and Phyllis 10 1 over the returns Hughes defeated in and Carol 19 When he admitted he was beat en Erbe said at first he did not plan to make further political ven tures but then amended the state ment saying I really dont know yet I havent thought about it Hughes former Ida Grove truck driver had won only cno previous election That was a fouryear term on the Iowa Commerce Commission in 1958 shortly after he changed his party affiliation from Republican lo Democrat Hughes plans to resign from Ihe Commerce Commission before next Jan 7 when he officially be comes he 35th man to serve as state governor The whopping victory capped an uphill drive for Hughes and sur prised most political observers who hadpredicted a close race with Erbe a slight favorite Hughes scored heavily in the larger Iowa cities except Daven port and Council Bluffs where Erbe led in county returns Hughes biggest margin was in Polk County which he carried by 22462 votes He won by 3900 in Wapello County 8900 in Linn County 7700 in Dubuque County and 2280 in Woodbury County Erbes biggest margin was in Pottawattamie County which the governor won by 2574 votes Erw also carried populous Scott Coun ty by a 1065vote margin Although he carried more coun ties than Hughes Erbes margin in those lesspopulated areas was not enough to offset Hughes pop ularity in the cities There was speculation tliat Erbes total in rural areas was hurt by warm weather which probably kept fanners in the fields and away front the polls Hughes margin over Erbe was far below Democratic Gov Hers chel winning total of 70 953 in 1958 but more than the 29 000 by which Loveless defeated Republican incumbent Leo Hoegh in 1956 to crack a Republican stranglehold on the governors of fice which had lasted for 20 years Erbe wished Hughes the best of luck thanked the people   

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