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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 6, 1940, Mason City, Iowa IOWAS VOL XLVU eD PBUSS AND VN1TED PRESS Tlfti IJEASED WIRES FIVE CENTS A COPJt HOME EDITION NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS MASON CITY THE BRIGHT SPOT MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 61940 THJ3 PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SfiCTlOKS SECTION ONE NO 23 VICTORY OF F R COMPLETE Provides 468 Electoral Votes Control of Congress DEMOS STAY IN Congratulations on WILSON WINS IN IOWA STATE PASSES UP NEW DEAL BACKS WILLKIE Complete State Ticket Is Also Captured by Republican Forces DES MO1NES Wendell WUlkie and Gov George A Wil son joint conquerors of the new deal in Iowa expanded their state leads over democratic opponents Wednesday as tabulation of unof ficial returns in the general eieceratic in thiee conseeutne pies rlanliil etl a rf i Ill i r1 GOV GEORGE A WILSON TALLE WINNER OVERMENANEY IN 4TH DISTRICT Republican Amasses Lead of 61916 to Opponents 48142 OTHEE RESULTS PAGE 2 Unofficial returns tabulated Wednesday absured Bepiesenta ahty uon reached the final stages 2352 of 2453 precincts Wllkic 599088 Roosevelt 550 999 Fqr governor 2352 of 2453 pre cincts Wilson 588965 Vale due 52i ra Figures indicated that a xecord number of votersrmore than 1 140 000 went to the polls Tues day in this the home Henry A Wallace presidetrtial nominee Valentine conceded Wilsons re election Wednesday morning His defiant followers however were gatheringsome crumbs of comfort fromlthefact that their candidate not only his home county oi Appanbose but Wilsons home Phalen Mason and Steinberg Elected to County Offices Mbst GOP Office Holders Withstand Democratic Tide SEE PICTURES ON PAGE 15 Most of Ccrro Goido countys tepublicaii olfice holdeis with stood the democratic pi evidential tide in Tuesdays geneial election At the same time Sheiiff Tim Phalen the lone democratic coun ty officer was returned for a thud teim with helming plur dential elections hi two stances it voted democraticIwici in a 1848 and 1852 an again m 1932 and 1936 The 193 offyear election howovei the republicans legam the state house and elect seven of the state nine congressmen 1 Tabulations based on returns from more than 1800 precincts showed the president to have lost sev enth eighth and ninth congres sional districts The second district sometimes termed irieal ticket territoiy by the dcmdcrats went for Willkie The republican nominee u as Jead live H O Tallc of Decorah of re election the fourth distiict con gressman amassing a lead of 61 916 to his opponents 48142 in 240 piecmcts the The losing candidate Morgan McEnaney of Mason City gai neied the majority of m Ceiro Gordo county with 11042 as compared to 8755 for Tallebitt in the eastern part of the district the tide shifted bhaiply in favor of The heavy democratic vole against which the republican office holders were broueht into office by scratched ballots carried two additional demo crats into county offices if M L MasonT dcmociat who defeated by C W Barlow republican in his lace for IO WA Deiorah man election two years ago Tuesday Following S the vote by coun turned the tables and rode back inirt nffino ties TUI PHALEN County into office ing in the ninth The new dea Cei1oGoldo 30 county of Pollc as well margin in the eighth was reduced Woitfi 11 Incomplete figures indicated diasticaljy How Bid 9 that Willkies Iowa majonty may I The northwest cash grain jiutthell 2f approach 43000 in the final tahulaiea located mostly in the eighth Jation while Wikons may equal and ninth districts is considered y the strongest AAAfederaP farm Clnckasaw Sis 59 OOOmairgin achieved over former Goveinor Kiaschel his gubernatorial opponent m the 1938 election In their first presidential elec tion year victory m this state since 1928 the republicans Tuesday also 1 Elected at least four and probably seven Iowa congress men 3 Named a full state ticket and reduced democratic repre sentation among elective state officials to three supreme court judges The GOP comeback in Iowa IS 12 12 20 13 15 Winneihick 27 20 AllamaUec 21 program territory iii the stateIn that section the farmers have sealed huge supplies of corn Major upset in the county le suits was Dubuques switch into Clayton 2o the republican column Willkie carried thaftradittonal democratic stionghold With one of 3B Du buque procincts still miismgr the count was Willkie 13805 Roosevelt 12816 The county however hastened to switch back and vote for Val entine It gave the democratic gubenatorial nominee 13791 votes with one precinct still out 8755 2ti08 2048 3689 4139 474i 5553 8217 6373 5440 5924 b berg a farmer living noitn of e Mason City was elected over the 3 lepublican incumbent C R Pat ig Ion Mason City Jsj The remainder of the county ticket went lepublican but demo crats scores inroads biSlhe offices 11 042 Of justice of peace and constables 2 3131 in Mason City 2075 Sheriff Phalcn repeated hisfeat 2 442 i of foimer elections in tunning 3 4981 of us ticUet piling up a 3408 vote of 11781 to 8725 forNnis re publican opponent Archie Petei 1882 j son in Ihe countys 30 pieuncU 3199 5493 4022 started in 1928 when the icpubli cans iccaptuied the statehouse and ofN the nine congresJ sjonal seats The paity staved off new deal attacks on those gains Tuesday nnd gained two supiemej couit judges and one domrneicej commissionet to boot Seoetaiy Agriculture Maiki G Thornburg and Secretary of State Earl G Miller both lepubli can incumbents apparently were headed for the pacesetting majoi ities on the GOP state ticket Thornburg had a91326 major ity over ins democratic opposition with 328 precincts still out and Millet was leading his competition pared with 11519 foi Wilson JOHNSON WINS SENATE RACE Kanawha Democrat Is Victorious Over Stuart of Hampton Oscar Johnson Kanawha demo crat won the state senatorial race m the forlythiid distiict com pnsing Hancock Ceno Gordo and Franklin counties in Tuwt Katie Miller by 89526 votes in the same number of piecmcts Lieut Gov B B Hickcnloopci day election defeating Ralph ru State Auditoi C B Akeis State 1 f Hampton Ticasurer W G C Bagley Atly lrfd A total GenJohn it Rankm and Sui incrac Couit Judge Ralph OliverlleS iij u J he CO HENRY O TALLE btlla1 weie reelected by substan The compilations woie on tisl Newcoineis elecled on theiei publican ticket were Call Reed commerce1 commission TG Gar field and Chniles Wcnncistuim candidates foi the Iowa supicme Willkie look a narrow lead at the beginning of the unofficial tabulations clung to a slender marglothroughout the night and began to expand his majority as the rctuins passed the twothirds stage Wilson likewise never a s headed although his edge like Willkies at times threatened to disappear V W Tolk county the home of both Vice rersidentElect Wallace and Governor Wilson went democratic by nearly 10000 Both live in DCS Moinrs Four years ago President Roostc vclt cariicd the slate by 133779 His loWa margin was 183386 in 1932 1owa never has gone demo bases of unofficial returns1 Bonds for Airport Approved Piiqlcn carried mostof the pre cincts irt the county by large plur alities Masoti was elected county at 4049 toiney by a vote of 10350 to Bar 2629 lows 9588 while Steinberg 3e feated Patton by 7 170 to 6377 Di Ralph Smiley republican was elected coioner defeating the demociatic nominee Dr Irving Stemhill by 10176 to 9093 He succeeds Dr J E McDonald who was not a candidate for reelec tion ij if if Qlher officeholdei s who wcie in the republican column were re clecled Hciman M Knudson icpubh can ictuined JT state tepic sentaUre Uf Cerro Gordo coiniy winning ovei W B Pedclly dcmociaf by 10023 to 9521 t County Auditor Arthur Harris went back into office by a vote of 10730 to9127 for R A Ludeman demociat County Treasurer L L Ray mond lepublican was ictuined defeating William S Taylor dem ocrat by 11251 to 8307 u For the office of clerk of courts theincumbent S H MacPeak re publican received 10520 to 8982 for Roger Glanvtllc demociat Lola Mason republican was ic clected recorder by 10517 to 9204 for Gertiudc Grupp demociat ir In Ihe thud distiict of Die county W D Gibson i epxibhcau incumbent won over Fred OHai iow demociat by 1321 to 959 Ceno Goido county ssam ga Ma6n Citys Willis G C Bagley tepublican norrtmee foi icelet i Uon as trcaafcuici of state a huge I crfmpliincntaiy vote Bagley ic a vote of 11073 in MAJORITY FOR HOUSE SENATE Make Net of 9 in House and Net Loss of 2 in Senate WASHINGTON Pi Demo ciats icfamed of both aoues of congress in Tuesday clccttoiv and on the IKIMS oi m cfimplele iclmns reduced the size at the jepubhcan mnioiiiy in thehoyse and raced the toil of a Jew seats in the ncuatc At 12 30 p n sUndaid timeWednesday a tabulation showed that dentociaK had elec ted 239 house member while te weic suic of 121 A ma pouty is 218 Seventeen seats weie taken hum iepublican incumbents by demon ttc and eight iepubUcan5 scored victoues demoualic jijcumbentb making a net gain of niije for the democrats up to he hour of the compilation In 36 senate races democrats tad elected 20 and republicans nine Republicans had picked up three seats they had nut for merly held while one republican was ousted by a democrat op ponent This made a net gain of seals lor the minority group 3rd Term Victory Sent by Willkie BULLETIN NEW YORK Tfie folat presidential popular vntc at 2 pm C S T as tabulated was Roosevelt 22555662 Willkie I L MASON Attorney By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS President Roosevelt the precedentbreaker smashed one of Americas ancient traditions Wednesday with a dramatic and sweeping victory in his battle for a third term His election was conceded in midmorning by Wendell L Willkie lus dogged republican opponent who had made the third term question one of the two outstanding issues of a slambang campaign The full extent of the piesi Roosevelt landslide of 1932 look officeon March 4 1933 pffesent composition of the house in addition Mo the 258 167 republicans V farmerlabor demon alt is progressives American laboi and 6 3 of which foimeily were held by democrats aiid 3 by All of the top men oi the house democratic and republican leader ships Were reelectcdt uied finally in advance of a more complete tabulation of the voles of bcxeial stated certain site plus their 44 holdover Speech produces Silence NORTH SACRAMENTO c high school sophomore Jatfc Gibson gave a three word speech when his English teachei Tite cesses seats gave them an assured sen ate majority oral least C4 com paredvvilli their present senate membership of69 Republicans hud 15 lioldovets issuiiiig them at least 24 membeis n the iieu senate They have 24 eits in tlie present senate The present composition of the louse is 258 dcmbCThts 167 re publicans tuo riJio labor and hix vacancies three ufwhich were fomteiiy held by democrats three by republicans Contrary to republican pfcdic tions thai they would gain from 50 to 80 seati the leluin indicated that democrats might win a few nioic than their present hoiiie strengthof 258 The democrats have held control of the John N Gainei vice president vvai choien speaker m 1931 and of the sen ate since victors in the first asked him to speak a and a half Silence goldon he said observing it for BO seconds f Nevertheless at1 9i4S a m do vi a it appeared that this election been accom plished with 468 of the count trys 531 electoral votes The number required for election Is 266 Indications were that his popularity would prove con siderably less than the margin of more than 10000000 by which he was elected in 1936 In addition to a substantial lead B H STEINBERG Results at a Glance Bv the ASSOCIATED PRESS FRESIDENTfAL At p 111 EST Wednesday President Rbpse cll led in 39 states with 468 elcc toial Willkic in 9 with 63 POPULAR VOTE AT THAT HOUR With 103966 of the na tioni piecmcts counted thq total vote v as 42563477 Roobe vclt hn hig ianiomand Willkie 19188426 The Weather FORECAST r cloudy occa sional light rain extreme Wednesday night and1 jwest and central Thursdays somewhat warmer west and central Wed nesday iihjlil and cast Tlmrs day occa sionai light rain or snowThurs day and west Wednesday nighl somewhat Wed nesday night and cvlreme east Thursday IN MASON CITY GlubeGozette weather statis tics Maximum Tuesday 37 Minimum Tuesday night 28 At8 a m Wednesday 29 YEAR AGO Maximum 50 Minimum 22 in New York the president held the Ohio Missouri Minnesota New Jersey Congratulations Sent by Willkie NEW 1ORK L Willhie Wednesday telegraphed President Roosevelt congratula tions on hisreelection He slated Coiicratulaliiins on your reflection as president of Hie United States I know thai we are both gratified that so many American citizens parti cipated in the election I wish you all personal health and happiness Cordially Wendell L Willkie I Califoinia autl Illinois among otheis Willlue was leading in time i slates Colorado Iowa Indiana I Kanst NebiasKa Noi III Dakota SouHV Dakota and Voi mont Tiie nine have 63 elec toral voles battles developed in states Wednesday afternoon iii Wisconsinfoiexample 2950 the Cilywab of D433 W Secctaiy of Mail loinbuiR R 9637 M county as against La Verne Clatk Muuay Buffalo Ceinei U democratic nominee 8984 i 854 Moigan J McEnaney dcmo cralic nominee forfourthdistrict Attoiney icpiesentative in congrcts incumbent B 13 Hie vote being to The Ceno Goido iOuntv un oilier stale officeswas Sccietaiy of stateLiI Mil lei R Katie Mtllci IJ omntg and Delauaic Republicanj Auditoi or B Akris Kaincd 10 scats in Illinois OUla HOUSE Democrats fleeted 249r publicirrs HI Aniciican labor Thr lejnouii picked up 221 t1s in ut Pcnnsyl1 Khortt f bland YoiU ViiKimi Olittj Wisconsin 1cicy Wy munitipal airport when a S100j VUae leceived a Jaige vote of uv 000 bond issue ueceived an per inhis home county The cent favorable flWe m the electum vote 042 tOT McEnaney and Tuesday The was 3395 Yes 87s5 H oTalle tllc and 2039 No can incumbent Judges of suplcme U The laige pluialij f Gai field R 9187 Ralph A Oh in every precinct of the uty i Ctuo Gordo county the The 5100000 bond issue is to demociatic head of the ticket the1 Y TTmnthv f rn lend on both the national and state i Timothj J Mahoncy O J MkA PrcMdenl Roosevelt cd W Rtchads D 9i01 bhaw D f R45r homt NovYoik Cahfoinia soun ami Mhineola SENATE TV entv rtenvieinls and I elected ilaiold 1 H Builon icpublican defeated M John McSv eenev deinocrit in Butler republican Rankin l 9510 Hauy H Hagei Ohio Hu mann D 9679 defeated Robeit ioUoy Cochvan Comrrferce commisiuncifCaLl dcmocuit In Jf ebi aslta and Rced R 950i 7llkt ime H Turmoil Sr democrat D Judge be used for thepurchase pt land of a municipal j and dcveiopment aiipoit A by the Wendell WiUkic by 10849 lo 9714 itiDii isJoiin K Valentine democialie civil aeionaulics adininistrat o be tonitlcijUon nomincr foi qoveinoi ioicl iii Washington Advices iceeixid uifl Gooige A Wilun icpuu ihcie tiom official ouuca indicat luan by a of lOGfil to fl618 jcd liiat noCAA action would DC S J Gulvin Hampton demo OSCAR JOHNSON j taken howevcrtuntilthe city liaci cralic nominee for lieutenant ROV Stale Senator purchased a site crnoi was leading the ccDubliran CUEUITS G O P WOnKKKR DES MO1NES B Suiin republican slalo fhaii min crctliiecl wfirkci in tlic tc Dubjicah victory jn lefented John G Tovvnsend Jr epublican HeniiK Shipstead foimci faimciliboi wa ic elcctod T1 icpubltcan making a net tuinover of for the ic pub GOVERNORS Fourteen dcmo iiits clecteri 7 icpublican Connecticut Mieh and Rhode Island wbetC ili iimben icpublkans lost o demo ciats and in Nebraska andllhrioj republicans defeated ticmo FRANKLIN D ROOSEVELT Wins third term ;