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   Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - November 9, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah                                RADIO NEWS IM llttf iBtWBoutftta Network KALL TfcMMh f be Salt Cakr 26 SALT LAKE WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER PRICE FIVE CENT Lehman Unseats Dulles in Senate Rides Democratic Sweep ODwyer Retains Mayor Post NEW 8 Lehman loosed Republican John Foster Dulles out of bis senate teat and the Democrats kept control of New York City Tuesday in a major triumph for the fair once described by the late Franklin Roose velt as my good right appeared to have beaten iby betteer than The for ODWYER AGAIN Record Vote Wins For Demos NEW 8 record number of voters turned out Tuesday to reelect Democratic Mayor William ODwyer to his second term as head of the na tions biggest city by a landslide over Newbold who also lost to ODwyer in Complete returns from the citys 8889 election districts gave ODwyer Morris and Marcantonio Thus the total vote came to The previous record vote for mayor was in The vote for mayor in when a special was held along with a presidential was Election onetime protege of the late Fiorello con ceded the election of 59yearold ODwyer a littje more than three ryng a higher percentage of the mer governor campaigned as staunch supporter of Trumans domestic Mayor William who also wrapped himself in the mantle of the fair won handily in New York City for a second term over two The election result was a de cided setback for Thomas who appointed Dulles to the senate in July when Rob ert Wagner AllOut Campaign Dewey went allout in cam paigning for Dulles throughout the Both men assailed much of Trumans domestic pro The governor nevercommented on Lehmans charge that Dewey planned to run again for governor next year and perhaps make an other White House bid in 1952 if Dulles made a good In the bitterly fought senate returns from 9389 of the Lehman Dulles Lehman piled up a huge margin in the running almost twotoone ahead of this tradi tionally Democratic Ran Well Upstate He also ran well get hours after the polls He sent ODwyer a congratulatory The Tammanybacked ODwyer took the lead from the outset and Increased it the A L P congressmen from New ran a poor third and did not cut heavily into porters as had been 1 There is no question about our ODwyer said in his victory speech to his We have pointed out what we have done and we have carefully explained to the people what we propose to Winner The vote is one of complete confidence and we have the as surance of the approval and will continue our work to complete this program assured that this is what th people of our city In his telegram to Morris said After another election under our free democratic form of gov ernment the people of our city have voted to continue you in office as their I congrat ulate you on their vote of confi dence in Picture of Mayor page Driscoll Wins New Jersey Governor Tilt 8 Alfred Driscoll Tuesday night rode to victory in his bid for reelection as governor of New The Republican incumbent was running well ahead of his Demo cratic with nearly threefourths of the states districts The results probably spell the end of the political trail for Frank 1 am the law onetime powerful Democratic boss who had backed Wene in a comeback Unofficial returns from 2415 of the states 3718 election districts gave Driscoll and Wene Claim Majority Aids of a possible con tender for the 1952 pres idential claimed vic tory by more than a plu Driscoll showed surprising strength in Hudson tra ditional Democratic bailiwick and home of In the Democratic candi dates rolled up pluralities of from to in the sprawling industrial county on the Hudson Wene was headed for a lead of only a few thousand Driscoll won Jersey heart of Hudson by some Bow Splits Democrats Politicians attributed the O O P upset to the intraparty Jersey City squabble between Hague and Mayor John who ousted the regime of 73yearold Hague last A statewide referendum on a veterans bonus was losing with nearly half the states election dis tricts vote than he did three years ago when he was beaten for the sen ate by Republican Irving The 1946 election was the only one Lehman ever He served four terms and 10 years as gov a record for the and four years as lieutenant Although Lehman waged a hardhitting campaign this He received strong help from all branches of organ ized labor and this showed up strongly in returns from Indus a veteran foreign af fairs made a most extensive campaign in his first bid for elective Expires 1 His interim appointment expires When Lehman takes of fice the senate lineup will be 53 43 The Democratic tide upstate swept eight Republican cities into Democratic GOP mayors were ousted in Bing Port Jarvis and other The Democrats also captured the only other contest involving a statewide race a post on the court of Supreme Court Justice Charles Dem defeated Judge Bruce Republican and a Dewey Lehman Wla Democratic State Chairman Paul Fitzpatrick hailed Leh mans election as ah unmistak able mandate of the people of New Tork state for the continu ancl of Trumans fair deal In the Democrats re tained a congress seat and elected the first woman from their party ever to win a congressional post in the The Edna defeated Re publican and Liberal party male The election was made neces sary by the death of Andrew sent a congratulatory wire to The former gov ernor said in a brief statement that 1 shall take my seat in the United States senate as the repre sentative of all of the people of the Herbert T fit man Gets poet Has Hg majority Republic Steel Third Firm To Sign Pact 8 nations big steel strike crumbled around the edges Tuesday with Re public Steel joining two other big producers in signing strikeending third biggest steel agreed to pensionin surance programs with the CIO United which closely follow the pattern set by Bethle hem Steel The pact added Republic strikers to the Jones and Laughlin Steel workers and the Bethlehem employes back on the pay The three companies have a total employ including of Another Pension Proposal Toungstown Sheet and Tube the nations fifth largest steel made a pen sion proposal Tuesday to end a strike of its production The proposal was made tp the CIO United Steelworkers at a threehour session a union spokesman He said another meeting would be held Wednesday at 11 In Pittsburgh with Philip president of the and Frank president of Toungstown Sheet and at Sheet and tube employes including office Produc tion workers number between 000 and of which are in or near Youngstown and an other 7700 at East Bat Core But the hard core of the 39day old strike No new negotiations are scheduled between the union and the United States Steel industry bellwether and the worlds biggest steel pro An offer is reported under A company source made this comment on the Re public Steel agreement This looks like the handwrit ing on the Big only member of the industrys big four still strike spearheaded the industry fight against presidential board recommendations for a lOc hourly package of company financed in surance and Apparent Winners Listed in 10 East Areas By ASSOCIATED PBESS Here are the winners and appar ent winners in Tuesdays elections New Tork Lehman D defeated John Foster Dulles R for a oneyear unexpired senate term ending Jan New Tork William ODwyer D defeated Newbold Morris RepublicanLiberal Fusion and Vlto Marcantonio American Labor Party for mayor Edna Kelly de feated two male opponents to rep resent the 10th district Brook lyn in the national house of rep John Bat tle D defeated Walter Johnson a proposal to repeal the state poll tax and give the general as sembly broad powers over election requirements was New Alfred Driscoll R was reelected for fouryear beating Elmer Wene Clerk John Rynes D defeated Mayor James Curley D in a nonpartisan mayoralty David Lawrence D defeated Timothy Ryan R for Louisville Charles Famsley D defeated Sheriff Rees Dickson R for Cobo held a substantial lead over George Ed wards in the nonpartisan mayor alty FMIadelpMa Democrats wrested four city offices from Re publican control in an Socialist Mayor Jasper McLsvy selected for ninth consecutive Truman Hails Other State Contests Says Ballot Returns Boost Burdens Of Democrat Party By ANTHONY LEVIEBO 8 NYT President Harry 8 ju bilant Tuesday night over Demo cratic victories hi New Tork state and asserted that the elections would increase the al ready tremendous responsibili ties thrust upon the Democratic party by his own election victory last The chief executive also said he foresaw that Tuesdays Democra tic triumphs would have a decided effect on the congressional elec tions of He started his per sonal campaign to increase the Democratic control of congress with two major campaign speeches on Labor Parly of People Truman interpreted Tues days as further confirma tion of his belief that the Demo cratic party is the party of the destined to work not only for the welfare of the United States but also of the whole In a speech exceeding fifteen made off the cuff before 400 guests at a dinner in his hon or given by the Womans National Democratic Truman not only saw justification for his pro gram in the election He went on to conjure a vision of a world of peace and plenty made possible by the point four pro gram to develop retarded areas of the Halls Election Twice before his Truman rose and jovially read election returns into the micro phone to the gathering of party workers and administration offi On the second at he got up to read some late returns provided by a news association The New York Times and the New York Daily both of which supported both con cede tp Lehman and said the president The announce ment was cheered Later in his speech beginning at Truman said When we win that sort of vic tory in a year such as we assume a much greater responsi bility from now on than we have had in the past Tremendous Responsibility We have had a tremendous re sponsibility thrustupon the Dem ocratic party aa the part of the people on account of the elections in As I have to reiterate time and surprise elec tion to a lot of But the Democratic platform set out certain things which it is our duty to try to and I want to say to you that the first session of the 81st congress did a remarkable and the sec ond sessions of the 81st congress is going to do a better as a result of these elections See rage Column t Elder Senator Of Succumbs 8 Clyde Martin senior senator from died Tuesday night at his home after suffering a heart The who was 78 years had started down the stair way at his home when he suffered the He fell and rolled to the foot of the His Minnie called the family Reed was dead when Guy Cramer arrived at the He said the senator apparently had died of a heart publisher of the Parsons daily evening was released from a hospital here last Thursday an influenza at He apparently had been in good Clyde Reed his said his father had spent about three hours Tuesday at the newspaper office and had visited around town with old political question mark had been whether Reed would seek reelection to a third He would have completed a dozen yean in the senate in Jan Entry Loses Detroit Race 9 Wednesday O candidate George Ed wards conceded early Wednesday that he had lost Michigans best paying political mayor of De to businessbacked Albert With 475 of the citys 1348 dis tricts Cobo had votes to for Win Commission Race Holley Given Substantial Majority for Auditor By MALMQU18T Trikaae PeHUcal Editor Salt Lake City voten Tuesday elected incumbent head of the public safety and Joe director of the county recreation to the city Louis incumbent city was reelected by a substantial majority over Jerrold former chalnnam of the state finance I Ben Ltegeafelter bent retains I I la Salt Lake Prove realtor has unofficial lead la mayor Hettky v tam auditor let Owens USAC aid ta Logaa Former i Mg majority ta Ogdea race for mayors L Fire Fighters Win Long Struggle for Cut in Week Salt Lake Citys firemen Tues day won a often disappoint ing series of attempts to obtain shorter working The final county count was in favor of the petition and 6147 The citys by an over whelming majority approved a ref erendum which decreased the work week for firemen from 72 to 63 hours per It was a climax to more than a year of hard work by every member of the citys fire department More than a year the fire their law and legislative committee requested the city commission to vote in fa vor of the 63hour They asked that funds be included in the 1949 budget to allow hiring 89 additional number which Fire Chief Piereey said will be necessary to put tne shorter hour plan into The requests were action was taken last but again no action was taken and Mayor Earl Glade said granting of the request would aot be advisable ran a flaaMlal standpoint because of the addi tional hiring The committee members then decided to put the request before the citys Firemens wives and friends spent many hours ob taining nearly names of registered more than were needed to put the referendum up for public The reduction in hours does not go Into effect until chairman of the departments law and legis lative said under the new system firemen will have two days off from every eight Under the 72hourper week men had one day off from every seven No moves are planned for the near future to request another re duction in working Capt Fisher but he added that sometime in the future firemen hope to achieve a 48 or even a 40 hour He said the committee will con tinue to conduct a vigorous cam paign for better living standards for firemen and adjustment of William Wallace Home finished only about 3000 votes out of the money in the commission race but the only woman received less than half as many votes as either of the Firemen Victorious The initiative ordinance to re duce the work week for city fire men from T2 to 63 hours was ap proved by a ratio ot about four to In Ogden it was a walkaway for former speaker of the house ot repraaenU in the mayoralty contest He defeated Harold Welch by more than three to a mar gin that will enhance his political prestige if he seeks the Demo cratic nomination for governor in Many political observers regard ed his entrance into the Ogden mayor race as a trial run for a later bid for the top state Falls ef BeSwsalMitles He was a candidate for the nomination last year but failed to survive the Logan voters turned down on the idea of a woman electing W re tired director of the Utah exten sion over Ora bank But Lewis showed considerable Lewis was the first woman ever to seek the office of mayor in Murray retained Clifford Han has served two terms but not consecutive won over Oral A Wilkinson in a fairly close In Provo real estate defeated Incumbent Mayor George Collard in a close The outcome was in doubt until the last district If there were any upsets in the Salt Lake City election it was in the vote spread between the can didates rather than in the order they Incumbent Lingec felter generally was regarded as a And while he finished in first Christensen never was far behind Ungenfelter was appointed to the commission June 21 after Fred Tedesco resigned to enter pri vate Some observers expected Jack to run stronger than she did on the theory that she would at tract strong support from the heavily Democratic women and Carried But during the campaign it was obvious she was carrying one size able reluctance of to place a woman in an executive position where she would be in charge of a group of men Also there apparently were some political group ramifications in the battle which were not helpful to the lone woman City Auditor Holley generally was given an edge over his oppo nent because of his incumbency and he finished well ahead of But In a substantial part of the city the defeated candidate ran a close The total vote indicated that there was considerable single shot balloting in the commission contest In this type of voting an ardent supporter of one contender votes for only one candidate in stead of two on the theory that the second choice might help defeat his or her first FINAL COUNTS Total Vote The total commission ar rived at by adding the totals of the four candidates and dividing the grand total by was more than 2000 less than the auditor This fact suggests that something more than 4000 voten cast a ballot for only one ot the commission Even if all these electors had ex ercised franchise fully the total would have been below what could be expected on a basis of the primary The primary set a new record for primary But the final fell substantially behind the figure two yean when the office of mayor was at The Tuesday total fell ap proximately 8000 short of doubting the primary Addttteaal eteettea news ea Vote Results Over Utah veto n MM City efeettesi M euBaflil ay Salt Late etoettea service wttk if MsMcU renerteit FOB OOMMIUVON fa FOB AUOTTOB Louis Belief Beesley OGDKN 7t Districts Fer Mayer WUHaa M Msps M8t sfamWsMJH OUy Mmsjsgar 4t aJstrists Mayer OeMge Caflaii laconbMt Love Bail Lewis tsiisniliiii LOGAN 11 districtssissylsts UlKMWSSi fvf jBMyjMT OwWssf For i Ben Fred Benga MUBBAT Mayor Clifford Haasea For Commissioner Sherman Hansen Keeps Top Murray Post in Voting Clifford Hansen was reelected mayor of Murray dty Tuesday by a count of 159S to one of the heaviest votes ever cast in a municipal election The only other pott open went to Sherman retired dairyman and former dty com with an unofficial total of 149S Total vote in ttts race was Hansen Is completing ate second term as mayor of Murray and has a record of 12 yean in public He is a general con Fnese defeated incumaeat commissioner Paul The successful candidate Is 51 years of age and a resident of Murray more than 30 Mayor Hansen won four out of five of the citys Bis op Oral was successful in Us home while Mayor Hansen exactly dou bled the vote Us opponent roAed up in district the mayors home district Campaigning la Hurray was among the liveliest to the ooonty and drew out mere voters j MIOK in officials BOM Hagae Qiaito JBRBBT t Wednesday nsifned early Wiapiiiay 1   

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