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   Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 4, 1964, Mason City, Iowa                                The newspaper that makes II North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 1M MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 4 1944 UOc a Paper Consists of Four One Associated Press FuU No 230 Johnson vote nears record m Demo landslide sweeps entire GOP slate out of statehouse Phototax KENNEDY VICTORY Robert F Kennedy and his wife Ethel wave to crowd in a New York hotel as they arrived after he was elected senator from New York Kennedy defeated incumbent Re publican Kenneth B Keatingin his first try for elective office A late rush nudges Gross to victory Top GOP leaders are out Record vote margin in Iowa DES MOINES AP Iowa volers cast aside their tradi lional Republican ties Tuesday and gave the Democratic party its greatest election triumph in the states history The landslide was led by Gov Harold E Hughes who won by the biggest margin ever given an Iowa gubernatorial candi date President Lyndon B Johnson also was a landslide winner and with Hughes carried into office almost all Democratic state and congressional candidates Democrats captured a major ity of seals in Ihe Iowa House for one of the few times in his tory Republican strength in the Iowa Senate also was sharply trimmed The smashing Democratic vic lory sent to defeat the GOP lieutenant governor five Repub licans in state offices which Democrats had not occupied since 1938 and at least four in cumbent GOP congressmen Hughes margin in winning re election to a second twoyear term topped the 377774vote spread set in 1924 by Republi can John Hammill when he de fealed Democrat J C Mur tagh Johnsons lead over Gotdwa ler was far off Ihe record 406 753 by Republican Warren Hard ing when he carried Iowa in 1920 By ROBERT H SPIEGEL GlobeGazette Editor A lale rush of voles carried Rep H R Gross Waterloo Re publican to an apparent ninth lerm in Congress from the 3rd district Unofficial returns made him the winner over young Stephen M Peterson Waterloo attor ney by a 459vote margin The vote was 83413 to 82954 This made Gross the only Re publican to return to the House of Representatives The other six seats now belong to Democrats Peterson told Ihe GlobeGa zette by telephone Wednesday however that he probably will ask for a recount Im asking Democratic coun ty chairmen in the district to make a precinct by precinct check before coming to a final decision said Peterson Gross said he learned of his victory from a friend who Hullman Adair 1908 Adams 1257 Amakee 3105 Anoose 2739 Audubon 1702 Benlon 3112 B Hawk 16317 Boone 2915 Jremer 3chanan over James Cox The margin by and many Johnson political which Hughes won surprisec experls But even Democrats were amazed at the votes given their candidates for state congres sional and legislative post which have long been held by Republicans Among the Republicans swept aside were state auditor Chet B Akers 76 of Ottumwa who had held office since 1938 Rep Ben Jensen 71 of Exira dean o Iowa congressmen seeking his 14th term and Secretary o State Melvin D Synhorst 50 o Orange City first elected in 1948 Never before had Democrats GROSS PETERSON Thats a ot of votes said Gross He was asked to pinpoinl the lurn in the vote Without having too much knowledge of how things went it seems that late votes from Page woke me at 6 am with the news Id gone knowing the outcome said Gross a former radio newscast to bed without The Globes Iowa Line The exclusive Innf dHiUnce telephone wire Ift Informlkm this mrllele er I went to sleep asleep Gross 65 said he began to question whether he could win when he trailed by 1700 votes with about 24 precincts left North Iowa Weather outlook Mostly cloudy and cooler Wednesday night lows in up per Me Partly cloudy and a Httta warmer Thursday highs in upper Bremer Winnebago and Grundy counties put me over he said Gross an ardent supporter of Sen Barry Goldwater said he just hasnt had time to assess the national and stale returns1 Whats the next job for the Republican Party To get together Id say Gross replied Peterson carried Cerro Gordo lounty 11376 to 9391 in un official returns Gross ran ahead of all other Republican candi dates however in Cerro Gordo with the exception of defeated State Sen Leigh Curran RMa son City Peterson took 19 of the 30 Cerro Gordo precincts losing seven rural two Clear Lake and two Mason City precincts to Gross The Democratic challenger said he didnt think he had much of a chance to beat Gross until about 10 days ago We took a congressional poll in Iowa that showed I was do ing as well as the other Demo cratic candidates said Peter son I felt good when I had that 1700votc margin I checked it GROSS Contfmwd HAROLD E HUGHES Vote table for governor Bj THE ASSOCIATED PRESS 3173 2848 B Vista3045 Butler 3126 alhoim 221G arroll 2096 Uass 3571 Cedar 2566 C Gordo 6351 Chsaw 2406 Chkee 2562 Clarke 1412 Clay 2422 Clayton 3409 Clinton 7350 Crawfd 2504 Dallas 3297 Davis 1404 Decatur Delware D Moines Dickson 1517 2912 4942 2113 6870 2341 4771 Dubuque Emmet Fayette Floyd 3434 Franklin 2160 Fmont 1890 Greene 2099 Grundy 2794 Guthrie 2028 Hamton 2531 Hancock 2218 tfardin 3265 Harson 2959 Henry 2927 Howard 2155 Humbldt 2027 Ida 1333 Iowa 2438 Tackson 2471 HUGHES Continued on Cerro Gordo gives Hughes 8024 margin Cerro Gordo County gave Gov Harold E Hughes a whopping margin of 8024 votes over Republican Evan Hultman It was belter than a 21 ratio Unofficial returns gave Hughes 14375 votes and Hull man 6351 as the governor led the entire Democratic ticket in Iowa Robert Dilley Con servative candidate received 209 votes This was far different from Hughes first race in 1962 when he had a narrow 710 vole margin over Republican Gov Norman Erbe 7315 to 6605 Inside The Globe DEMOCRATS make vast gains in North Iowa leg Jasper x Jefferson Johnson Jones Keoktik Kossuth Lee Linn 4199 1876 5095 2889 2435 3418 5492 14637 Louisa 1680 ialative contests Page 10 news 474 Iowa 10 North 12 Sports news 1920 Comics 11 Cloar Lake news 2425 Latest markets 30 Mason City news JO31 timetable 34 ClassKitxl pefes 343S Lucas 1748 Lyon 2958 Madison 2092 Mahaska 3064 Marion 2924 Marshall 4837 Mills 2205 Mitchell 2318 Monona 1783 Monroe 1474 Montgy 2810 Mustine 4679 OBrien 352 Osceola 1611 Page 4453 P1 Alto 2045 Pmouth 3822 Phontas 1918 Polk 22907 Ptamie 12459 Pshiek 2646 Ringgold 1671 Sac 2432 Scott 14956 Shelby 2678 Sioux 6817 Story 5775 Tama 3113 Taylor 2122 xUnion 1817 Van Burcn 1044 Wapello 4699 Warren 2825 Washn 2344 xWayne Webster xWinnebago Winneshiek Woodbury Worth Wright Totals 1516 4690 1835 3329 11349 1627 2647 Hughes 2779 1923 3854 4967 3937 670 33393 812 5631 5834 583i 350 433 791 451 503 1437 460 490 267 49 591 1491 553 779 294 328 492 1447 365 2631 351 745 537 366 270 374 383 678 562 374 578 474 443 399 353 350 437 540 1108 322 1633 564 476 701 1277 4607 274 340 2 75 67 765 1092 255 389 430 310 368 873 487 255 4594 44 65 406 853 1896 556 206 478 35327 4339 M01 14368 6073 2743 3136 1377 14219 7345 4851 2430 14514 2809 6289 32512 2960 5105 WASHINGTON AP The eople have given President ohnson a heavily Democratic ongress that seems so snug ehind his program it may voke memories of those early ew Deal Congresses that hisked through the proposals f Franklin D Roosevelt The new Congress also will eature names that come from past but may augur power n the future Democrat Rob rt F Kennedy who took away a York Senate seat from a lepublican Besides these and other new ames in the Senate the big ft n Demo gains in Congress Scoreboard of the vote President PRESIDENT 99 per cent of votes ohnson D 725504 Goldwater R 446780 Iowa offices lory of the congressional elec ion was the creation of a House hat seemed to shed most of its bstacles to a Johnson program This came despite some spec acular Republican gains in the louse They snared seats in the nee mighty Democratic Dixie and of Alabama and Mississip pi But for Ihe most part these vcre votes that rarely ended up on the side of Johnson Icgisla ion anyway The Democrats made spec tacular gains of their setting Republicans for exam pie in bastion Iowa and Ihese gains wer sure to have heavy impacl o the legislative picture The House appeared ready t lose its role as a roadblock t such controversial legislation a medical care for the aged In Appalachian poverty program and area redevelopmen projects Kennedy the 38yearoU brother of the late Prcsiden John F Kennedy took a Senati seat by pushing aside the re election bid of Kenneth B Keat ng a whitehaired Republican who steadfastly refused to en dorse Barry Goldwater for pres dent but still fell under the Johnson tide in New York Joining Kennedy in the Senate Hughes Barry concedes election 66 million total vote GOVERNOR D Lyndon a united IhololBx HOME TOWN GREETINGS Smiling broadly President Lyndon B Johnson meets well wishers at a hotel in Austin Tex after victory 791067 362891 Hultman R LT GOVERNOR Fulton D 641098 Mooty R 468992 SECY OF STATE Cameron D 604759 Synhorst R 498410 AUDITOR Worthington D 605435 Akers R 488664 TREASURER Franzenburg D 603179 Abrahamsort R 499207 SECY OF AGRICULTURE D 601785 LicMy ATTY GENERAL Scalise D 61942 Bump R 43903 Iowa Congress 1ST DISTRICT 303 of 305 precincts Schmidnauser D 82846 Schwengel R 2ND DISTRICT 337 of 337 precincts Culver D 96785 Bromwell R 89200 3RD DISTRICT 355 of 355 precincts Gross R 83413 Peterson D 82954 4TH DISTRICT 428 of 431 precincts Bandstra D 82960 CONGRESS Continued on Page 2 Overthrow Bolivian president LA PAZ Bolivia AP ident Victor Paz Estonssoro was ap Kyl 72196 DISTRICT 210 precincts 108299 46232 DISTRICT 407 precincts 86361 75882 overlhrown Wednesday and parently fled the country He lefl Ihe government palace at am with his principal aides for an unknown destina tion after a spreading military revolt against his regime The revolt was ed by Vice President Rene Barricntos who broke wilh Paz Estcnssoro last month after the president cracked down on antigovcrn mcnt students and a revolt of tin miners in the interior An air force general Barri R 5TH 210 of Smith D Gibson R 6TH 407 of Greigg D Sokol R 7TH DISTRICT 431 of 431 precincts Hansen D 78211 Jensen 67981 Iowa House WorthWinnebago Mueller D Floyd Rustad I Melrose D McCartney R Franklin R 5864 Pholofnx HUMPHREY Hubert Humphrey is hound for headquarters after victory that elected him vice president Mrs Humphrey is left Vote by states on presidency Voting Units Alabama 1672 Alaska 156 101 Arizona 741 Arkansas 2543 California 3 1498 Colorado 1966 Connecticut 600 Delaware 3r6 District o Columbia M Florida 2270 Georgia l8r7 Hawaii 212 Popular Votr Units DP moRe pubIndicated Reporting real lican Electoral D R 3379 449511 34042 18479 1 rR7 200777 2097 223057 156078 6 27330 3532608 40 1915 600 82520r WASHINGTON iT B Johnson called for America facing the world as one Wednesday as his smashing election victory took his popular vole margin near a record IS million votes Republican Sen Barry Gold watcr who had gone to bed knowing he was deluged from coast to coast finally made a formal concession at noon He read to a news conference a telegram of congratulations lo the President I will help you in any way I can toward achieving a grow ing and better America and a secure and dignified peace Goldwater said For himself Goldwater sairl ho had no bitterness no ran cor at all And replying to questioning newsmen he virtual ly took himself out of any pos sible future contest for presi dent He said he thought his parly would choose someone else and as of now that was all right wHh him At the time Goldwater made his announcement late tabula lions had counted a total of more than 65 million votes This was divided for John son and 25603480 for Goldwater With the latest figures in tha election race was shaping up like this Popular votes 95 per cent of voting units Johnson 40653046 or 613 per cent Goldwater 25664322 Johnson has carried 44 states and the District of Co lumbia with 486 electoral votes Goldwater has carried five states with 47 electoral votes He is leading in one state with five electoral votes The one state listed as doubt fill was Arizona Goldwater ionic state He xvas leading in lie reported vole Idaho 800 Edgington Hiller D R Chickasjw Steffen D Frazee R Butler out in La Paz Tuesday andjGrassley R army units in various parts of Moffitt D cntos led Ihe uprising from Co chabamba 350 miles south of La Paz A military revolt broke Stueland Bock R Hancock D Bailey D Burt Wright the country rallied to the vice president A communique signed by the army commander Gen HUROJ Suarez Guzman called on the 1992Illinois ioi29 Indiana 4416 4543 Iowa 2476 4385 2921 2716 3246 2821 4520 3114 4142 2749 3884 2498 New York Kansas 2927 Kentucky 2994 Louisiana 2221 Maine 128 Maryland 1521 Massachusetts 2021 Michigan 5211 I Minnesota 3800 Mississippi 1878 Missouri 4414 Montana Nebraska 2158 Nevada fiir New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico nation to remain After entered Paz the left calm two MitchellHoward Stevenson D Hanson R Cerro Gordo two elected Clapsaddle D 1 049 12439 colonels 11827 WolcoJt 0 11268 government palace and said they were taking it over in the name of Gen Al fredo Obando Candia jNorth Carolina 2164 5653 Norlh Dakota 2255 5326 Ohio 13485 Oklahoma 3085 Oregon 3256 Pennsylvania 9286 Saug Benn R R 9006 Iowa Senate KosiuthHumboldt Murray D 8272 Cotton 7509 FranklinWright Hagie R 4497 Keough D 4238 HancockWinnebago Buran O 5752 Grimsttd R 5474 Carro Gordo Floy D 11129 Curran R 14 Rhode Island 469 South Dakota 1771 Tennessee 2742 Texas 5525 Utah 1223 Vermonl 24G Virginia 2016 Washington 565 West Virginia 2668 Wisconsin 3550 Wyoming fi2l 355 2108 1641 238 867 9994 4353 2459 2235 2966 2223 oOS 1426 1773 4987 3136 1868 4300 956 2070 614 302 4569 084 12035 2147 1776 12336 3029 2811 9273 4fi9 1603 I N4 2665 5118 1217 246 200 5142 2588 3522 601 122562 163746 438362 142772 2662774 1112889 721629 463480 661778 388249 260058 735507 1490 2022613 859408 52771 1010241 141407 279695 77575 184622 1831951 188958 805731 115370 226 i911 511322 430313 2988132 304579 217520 154116 610723 1515179 217980 107963 557068 661711 519269 1037709 76650 290579 391685 78203 27627 44948 1807585 889138 444499 iR9887 64011 503760 117872 1781IS 455277 14 997532 21 476535 10 355758 559821 96927 250450 55337 104204 944189 Goldwater said however is disappointed that indications arc that the total vole will not be as high as in 1960 in answer to a question Gold waler said I dont think Ihe conservative cause lias been hurt Twentyfive million votes is a lot of votes The senator saitl that he thought some governors ami would have run strong 12 er if they had supported the entire ticket Goldwater said that he had nobody in mine as a possible candidate in 1968 In answer to another question Goldwater said he and his wila 10 plan to rest sonic placr 1 were not tired Gold 10 water said lib did not know where he was Koinj Goldwater plowed his way a crowd of wellwishers he came and left He had to along a walled pathway 12 jgct to and from his automobile 5 3 4 17 ELECTION 130689 4 2M65SS 43 13 81726 4 1355019 26 405895 8 244144 6 1611673 29 71893 4 309285 121873 4 491562 11 893913 25 180512 4 54841 3 478991 12 384840 9 247644 7 632105 12 59084 3 Continued on Page 2 Units reporting Popular Vote Vole 163701 39940378 Totals Indicated Indicated D Popular Vole R 25282697 Alabama Democratic elector slate specific Democratic vote obtainable Electoral Electoral D R 486 52 Is unpledged Thus no County gave LBJ 63 vote over Goldwater NormallyRepublican Cerro Gordo County gave President Lyndon B Johnson a 63 per cent majority over Sen Bar ry Goldwater The unofficial vote was 13 156 for Johnson and 7874 for Goldwater with all 30 pre cincts reporting This was a reversal of I960 presidential voting in Cerro Gordo County Republican Richard Nixon polled 12830 votes in 1960 to 10044 for John F Kennedy This time Johnson carried 28 of the 30 precincts Only the first precinct in Clear Lake and GrimesMeservcy aavc a majority to Goldwater   

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