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Weirton Daily Times (Newspaper) - November 6, 1974, Weirton, West Virginia 47 134 The Weirton Daily Times The Acknowledged Leader in Hancock County in Advertising and Circulation 28 PAGES WEST NOVEMBER Its 1 Singlt Weekly ID Copy By Carrier DEMOCRATS SWEEP ELECTIONS Gvoyich Elected To House Of Delegates NEW CUMBERLAND Democrats Just Uremia and George both of were elected to the House of Delegates from District I in Hie only contested race in Tuesdays general election in Hancock seeking his third received and who was appointed as a received Delegate Kim Carey D was nominated last May withdrew from the Rickie Terri Staley R of New Cumberland received votes in the delegate She was the only Republican who filed for office in Hancock Mollohan Sweep Congressman Robert Mollohan now serving his fifth term in the House of scored a decisive victory in Hancock County with a majority of He took 32 of the 35 Mollohan received voles in Hancock County with a majority of He took 32 of the 34 Mollohan received votes in Hancock defeating Joseph Laurila of who got Hiram Lester Bethany theology received votes to Judith Miss Herndon is from ill Percent Turnout Thirtyfour percent of the registered voters cast ballots in the The Republicans forfeited Ihc offices of Common Pleas County Commissioner from Clay and clerks of the Hancock County Circuit Court and he Hancock County The Hancock County Republican Executive Com failed to appoint can to those I Democrats for in Hancock County were Floyd Tarr of judge of the Hancock Common Pleas Commissioner Joseph Manypenny of New Dan Grossi of Circuit Court and George Konchar of New Cumberland county Grossi received the highest vote total of all can Both he and Kon char were to their third terms while Judge Tan was elected to complete an term of two more of a Commissioner Joseph Manypenny was to his second Hancock County voters in Die Second Delegate District for House of Delegates gave their approval to the two Democrat Charles Donley and Pamela both of Miss who was ap pointed by Arch Moore to fin the term of Mino received 557 and seeking reelection to his third 519 They defeated Republicans Calvin Heck of 358 and John Cross Hie Second Delegate District included four Hancock precincts in downtown and on Marland They were Precincts 30 and Voters in Hancock approved Turn To Brenda Page 2 GVOYICH Brooke Delegate Offices WELLSBURG Charles Pamela John Anthony and Betty all were victors in the Brooke County voting was elected o a full term as county He received a complimentary vole of Congressman Robert Mollohan D received votes to Joe In the House of Delegates race for the Second Pamela Sue daughter of and Leslie Shuman of 170 Forest topped the list of candidates with Miss is the youngest woman ever to serve in he Slate She was appointed in 1974 by Arch Moore to fill the unexpired term of Mino Charles Don lev received He was elected to his third Republican Calvin Heck of Rockdale Road received votes and John Ford R of the south end of Tent Church received Teeters Wins In he county commissioner race John Teeters was the victor for the unexpired He will as the Brooke County Commissioner officials certify the He received and his Democrat Jbn received For the full term a surprise upset was that of in cumbent Holland who was seeking reelection to his second DrAngelis Wins Democrat Alfred 200 Elaine won Betty Shannon Rockwell was elected Circuit defeating Republican Steve of to In the Slate Senate Hiram got votes to PAM SHUMAN phio UPI Former Republican Governor James Rhodes today scored a stunning upset victory over Democratic Governor John Gilligan in unofficial vote totals while former astronaut John a won a Senate seat by a landslide seeking an dented third fouryear term as chief waged a seesaw battle with Gilligan throughout the early morning hours before pulling out the win in unofficial vote A recount was a virtual the first American to orbit the whipped lican Mayor Ralph Perk of Cleveland decisively by cam as a in the year of With all but one of polling places the vote was for Glenn and for Rhodes polled and Gilligan got Rhodes had conceded the election before midnight when totals showed him running about votes behind Shortly he began to make huge strides in ROBERT MOLLOHAN Mollohan Wins By Big Margin Robert Mollohan D of Fairmont won his fifth term in the House of Representatives yesterday with a decisive vic tory over Republic Joe Laurita of by a vote of Congressman Mollohan lead in all the counties with the ex ception of Doddridge where Laurita received to Harrison County had the widest vote margin with Mollohan receiving and Laurita Mollohan has represented the First District since his election to the 91st Congress on He also represented the District in the 83rd and 84th The Inflation President Ford Says Election Not Referendum On His Own Record WASHINGTON UPI President Ford does not view Republican losses in Tuesdays elections as a referendum on himself and the outcome will not affect his decision to probably run for president in his chief spokesman said Although Ford blamed infla tion as the 1 campaign Press Secretary Ron Nessen said that we wouldnt disagree that it was a referendum on Nessen told reporters that no one considers the election a referendum on Ford and he doesnt believe Nessen said that members of his family and his senior adviser monitored the returns until about He said there was a party atmosphere and everyone had a good was not a Nessen insisted and said that Ford was philosophical about the ups and downs of elections as a result of his 26 years in the political Ford made some calls Tues day night and early talking to GOP leaders among He arranged lo meet at later today with Senale Majority Leader Mike Mansfield to discuss the upcoming session of Nessen said that before Ford travels to Japan on 17 he also will meet with Republican congressional leaders to discuss his legislative strategy in view of the newly elected over whelming Democratic majori ties in the House and As for the Nessen He certainly doesnt intend to let it affect his decision to Grip Tightened On Congress Gain In States HERNDON Reelected for Judith of Voters in Brooke County cast for the Judicial Amend ment and The ballots for the first precinct arrived at the court house at and the last precinct at The Brooke totals Congressman Robert Mollohan D Joseph 1aurita R Slate Senate Hiram Lester D Judith Hemdon R Delegates District Ford R Calvin Heck Charles Chuck Donley D D Anthony Circuit Court Clerk Betty Rockwell D Steve County Commissioner Unexpired Term Jim Arthurs R John Teeters D County Commissioner Holland Crabtree R Alfred D Weather Mostly clear tonight with lows in low 30s colder in the mountain cloudy Thursday with highs in the low Extended outlook Fair during the weekend with a gradual warming trend beginning High Friday in the rising into the bus Saturday and Overnight lows in the Rhodes Wins Ohio Race the and overtook Gilligan in the early morning Glenns improve in which he carried all 88 Ohio counties including Perks home county of boosts him into contention for national office in 1976 In assuming the Senate seat now held by Senator Howard D Glenn is expected to draw consideration as a potential presidential or vice presidential candidate for the Heavy voting was experienced in Hanover Township in an election that had no local offices on the In Precinct I Florence 318 of the 424 registered voters turned In Precinct II Paris 468 of the 688 registered voters went to the The interest was sparked by the race for the 46th District representative in the Penn sylvania Assembly between John D of and Robert a registered who earned a place on the Republican side of the ballot through in the primary Fire Breaks Out In Jet Cockpit BOSTON UPI Fire broke out in the cockpit of an Allegheny Airlines plane with 37 persons aboard as it approach Boston but the plane landed at Logan International Airport without serious The flight carried 33 passengers and four crew It was en route to Boston from with stops at Allentown and Those aboard the got out via normal ex its and emergency doors after the plane Three or four passengers went to the airport medical center for treatment of nervous said the fire was just about extinguished when they got Election At A Glance UPI The West Virginia election at a glance Congress in Slack easily defeated GOP Democrat Hechler was House of Delegates crats gained 27 new now have an 8416 State Senate gained two now have majority of Judicial Reorganization Amendment with a for vote of more than 60 per Turnout 40 and 45 per cent of eligible Incumbent Republican Judith Herndon of Wheeling Tuesday was to the State Senate from the First Senatorial District by a margin of voles for a fouryear Herndon received and her opponent Hiram Lester of a in the three county and Hancock counties which com prise the First Senatorial Hemdon won 60 percent of the 78 precincts in Ohio She got votes in Ohio Counly o Lesters In Brooke Lester received votes and Herndon Lester got votes in Hancock to lister won 22 of the 34 precincts in The totals Brunner won in both carrying Florence 178 lo 126 and Paris 302 to The 46th Legislative district is comprised of a part of Beaver County and a part of Washington In Washington polled to in Beaver County Brunner got and Goodall The totals were and In the statewide races for Pete Flaherty D carried the heavily Democratic 415 to over Richard R Sch weiker however carried the Milton Shapp and Earnest Kline D won the Governor and Governor races over Drew Lewis and Kenneth locally by a two vote 379 to In the race for Congressman from the 22nd Thomas Morgan D won the local precincts as well as the district over James Mont Arab Legion Officers Hijack Jet BEIRUT UPI Hijackers claiming to be officers in Jor dans Arab Legion comman a Jordanian jetliner lie pilot to land in Libya after Lebanon refused to let the aircraft touch down in Beirut The hijacking came hours before the scheduled arrival of Secretary of State Henry Kissinger in Jordan and threat ened King recent accord with Palestinian la leader Yasser Airport sources in Beirut said the Royal Jordanian Airlines jet landed at Beng hazis Ben ha Airport at three and a half hours after being hijacked with about 18 persons The sources said the hijack calling themselves Jor danian Free National commandeered the jetliner during a 50minute domestic flight from Jordans to lie Red Sea port of Turn To Ara b Legion Iage 2 Hancock Brooke Ohio Total Herndon lister Pie First Senatorial Districts other stale senator is Samuel Kusic of Weirton whose term expires Senator has served in the State Senate since July when she was appointed to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Chester Hubbard of Prior to that she served in the House of Delegates since Injunction Sought By Dennis Cain of 4337 Wells who was dismissed from the Weirton Police Department has filed action in Brooke County Circuit Court to remove Eli from the Police Service Commission when Cains case is brought before the The request for an injunction weas brought before Judge James McClure in BrooKe Circuit Court in Wellsburg by Attorney Leonard counsel for The case was scheduled for this but was deferred to 29 at 2 Cain Is taking action before the commission per to his discharge and forfeiture of pay and other is one of three commissioner The others are Arthur and Ed a retired policeman and now an employe of the Weirton Steel Alpert has contended that is an extremely close and personal friend of William assistant city who was involved in action leading to the dismissal of Alpert submitted a letter to the Civil Service Commission 11 requesting that excuse himself as a commission member in the Cain The commission replied 24 that Alpert would have an opportunity to present sworn evidence against any commissioner when the case No date was set for the Cain was discharged by former Mayor Frank Rybka after Cain had been arrested in connection with the theft of a television set in Simons Store on He was indicted in March 1971 in connection with the theft of the television That charge was dismissed by the late Judge Ralph Pryor in July WASHINGTON UPI Seiz ing on voter unrest spawned by inflation and unem the Democrats swept the 1974 elections Tuesday by tightening their grip on Con gress and building new power in the nations Despite President Fords warnings of doom under a legislative dictatorship of free the Democrats attained more than a twothirds majority in the House and a few more Senate short of a numerical The new House also tended to be more The two traded several governorships and the GOP made a surprise gain in Ohio by electing John Rhodes over incumbent John But he Democrats made more and bigger state house particularly by ending GOP domination in nations two largest states New York and Hugh a little known Brooklyn pro himself into national prominence by winning the top job in Albany and Secretary of State Edmund Brown won Ihc California governorship once held by his Few Races With a few races still un the Democrats had gained or were leading for four more scats in the 45 additional scats in the House and added or were leading for four new This tightened the grip they Congress since 1954 and made the indicated party lineup for the 94th Congress convening in January 62 Democrats and 38 Republicans in the Senate 293 Democrats and 142 Republicans in the I Independent The indicated lineup of governors was 36 Democrats and 13 and one independent in high watermark in party domination of statehouses since the nation became a union of 50 The Democrats needed 67 scats in and 290 in the figure they sur the twothirds majorities required to override presidential But num bers alone do not reflect the ideological differences that often erase party lines on Capitol prospects for future national political positions also emerged with impressive vic On the Democratic side his included Reubin Askew of Wendell Anderson of Minnesota and Dale Bumpers of who won a and Adlai Stevenson III of John Glenn did the same with a big victory for a Senate seat from Michigan William enhanced his reputa tion by holding on to his job a very tough In a footnote to Ihc 1972 presidential George won re election from South Dakota and his former campaign Gary will join him in the Senate from The Democrats bigger con gressional majority gives them a much stronger hand in dealing with Ford as the 1976 presidential election especially on key political issues like national in tax reform and anti inflation including wage and price Recognizing the Presi dent quickly assured congres leaders that he would work with them wholehearted ly to solve which he again called the 1 issue of the A number of Democrats agreed that inflation was the prime but said the reason the Presidents party took such a beating was that he had mishandled the nations eco nomic A principal thrust of Fords campaign ing for Republican candid ales was to draw the GOP faithful to the polls in the first national elections since the Watergate scandals brought down the presidency of Richard Percent Turnout But the turnout apparently was less than 40 per cent of the nations 145 million voting age Contrary to political this worked to the advantage of Democrats and blasted the GOP dream of a new Republican majority growing out of Nixons 1972 Three potential 1976 Demo cratic presidential Henry Jackson of Wa Lloyd of Texas and Walter of pointed lo the economic situation as the reason for their partys Jackson said People are just fed fed up with high prices and obscene But Watergate was not forgotten in the welter of Bob who had a close shave in his re The wreckage of Watergate is spread over lie And a NBC survey of voters as they left the polls found that 20 per cent of those who had voted Republican in 1972 went lo he Turn To Grip Page 2 Hostage Taken In UPI Two or three persons robbed a bank early took at least one female hostage and left a suitcase containing a bomb wired to go off at 10 police The hostage was taken to a home on Skyline Drive in nearby Bra in two other occupants of the house also were held as Police surrounded the buil There was a report that the hostages were A search was under way for the Officials said the bomb was removed and was being worked on by demolition It was not known immediately how much money was taken from the Hancock Bank and Trust on the Southern Artery Police said Hie bomb was in a suitcase either in the bank or in front of They issued an urgent plea for newspersons and others with two way any kind not to use them anywhere in UK vicinity of in fear that the bomb would be set Slate and Quincy police were on the seme and the FBI was News Briefs Irish Prison Gate Stormed BELFAST UPI British troops shot and killed a man today when hundreds of convicts tried to storm the main gate at the Maze prison Twenty men crawled through a small tunnel under the fence in a daring bid for An anny spokesman said three prisoners Troops fired tear gas and rubber bullets in a battle thai finally restored order to the Thirtyfive prisoners were No guards were reported The Maze holds hundreds of outlawed Irish Republican Army members and militant Protestants jailed without trial the British policy of in Ford Invites 13 Governors WASHINGTON UPI chief executive and 12 other governors have been invited to a White House meeting Thursday to discuss the impact of a possible coal anticipated The governors will meet in the White House Roosevelt Room with Frank Rogers energy council government officials The governors invited in addition to Pennsylvania includ ed West Vir and The governors of West Tennessee and Michigan have already accepted invita officials
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