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Daily Journal (Newspaper) - November 4, 1970, Fergus Falls, Minnesota
tHf Clem-inn ami Wiirmer On Thursday VOL. 96 No. 260 FERGUS FALLS DAILY JOURNAL EIGHTEEN PAGES FERGUS FALLS, MINN. 56537 WEDNESDAY, NOV. 4, 1970 SINGLE COPY lOc JoJiiwrr ESTABLISHED 1873 Langen Loses by 11000 By (iENE I Associated Press Writer MINNKAPOLIS (AP) Six Democrats and three Republi- re-election Tuesday in Minnesota's general election, but the fourth GOP iucumlxmt upset. Democrat Robert Beigland in the 7lli District appeared to be the main beneficiary of a DFL trend which swept Hubert H. Humphroy into the U.S. Senate and Slate Sen. Wendell R. An- derson into the governors' chair. Bergland, 42, a Roseau farm- er, was successful in his second effort to unseat six-term Repub- lican Rep. Odin Langen in the sprawling district which is the least populous in the stale. Langcn, 57, himself a farmer at Kennedy, had close calls be- fore in a district where the DFL had been known to expend con- siderable energy in inlrapar- ty fights. But Republicans Reps. Albert Quic, in the 1st District, An- cher Nelsen, in the 2nd, and John Zwach, in the 6th, were returned- to office, although Zwach was involved in a tight race. Quie, 47, piled up the biggest margin in turning back DFL challenger Elaine iundeen, a Dover area farmer, and won a seventh full term. Nelsen, 64, oldest of the state's congressional delegation, had lit- tle trouble in winning a seventh term over Clifford R. Adams, 42, Mayor of Mankato. Zwach, 63, claimed a third term after 32 years as a state legislator. His politically margi- nal district had been a target where the DFL mounted a con- certed campaign in an effort to tip the 5-3 GOP advantage in the U.S. House. Terry Montgomery, only 32, a Princeton radio station owner and on a leave of absence as a vice president at St. Cloud State College, made it close for awhile but Zwach eventually prevailed. The 3rd District seat changed hands when GOP Rep. Clark MacGregor decided fly-run-for the Senate against Humphrey. Republican state Rep. William Frenzel, 42, GoWen Valley, had about 54 per cent of the vote there, with slightly more than half counted. The DFL had drafted George Rice, 52, a well- known Twin Cities television personality, in an attempt to re- gain the seat after 10 years in GOP hands. The GOP took a 5-3 edge in- to Tuesday's house races, but the DFL emerged with a 4-3 margin and one race undecided. DFL incumbents who won again were John Blatnik in-the 8th district, Joseph Karth in the 4lh and Donald Fraser in the 5lh. Blatnik, 59, 12-lerm dean of the state's congressional delega- tion, had about 77 per cent of the vote against Dr. Paul Reed of Virginia in partial returns. Karth, 48, easily won a sev- Humphrey and Anderson Pile Up Impressive Victory Margins I ed to Ihe "politics of joy" he, in hiu IQAft r Humphrey succeeds Son. Ku-i By (iERRY NELSON Associated Press Writer had in his own 1968 j gone J. McCarthy, D-Minn., one MINNEAPOLIS (AP) For- presidential effort. He begun j of Minnesota's most enigmatic: mer Vice President Hubert Humphrey has won a return to BOB BERGLAND liy (iKItltV NELSON On the basis of incomplete re-, appeared to be the major weap- Asswlatril Press Writer turns, it appeared Anderson j on against a Republican ticket MINNEAPOLIS would take office with a mix-j lopped by Head, the slate's hi ODIN LANGEN Sen, Burdick Crushes Kleppe Bid for Post By HUGH VAN SWEARlNGEN Associated Press Writer FARGO, N.D.