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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 12, 1959, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited lot HOME EDITION The Newspaper That Makes AII North I bwa ns Neighbors VOL M Prcu and UoiUd iMtcrmaUoajJ mo LMM MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY OCTOBER 12 If5f 7e Copy Thlt Paper of Two SeetforuSeetioa OM Ne 1 Deadlock in on Post One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGoxette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE KGU U3W U45 WOI ABCI 810 I2MS Tuesday WTAD Quinsy 830 Thurr WSUL CUT 91 Bi Sal Custer Massacre Still a Mystery VISIT to Custer battle field in southeastern Mon tana hasnt helped me pierce the veil of mystery which has always surrounded the most ex tensively publicized s massacre in American Indian history The task of learning precisely what happened and how it hap pened in a hellish half hour on an elevation overlooking the Little Big Horn valley can be compared with working a jig saw puzzle with a lot of the key pieces in thepicture missing Gen George Armstrong Cus ter and everybody under his im mediate command were killed Five companies numbering 261 officers men and Indian scouts were massacred by Indian forc es believed to have totaled somewhere between and On June 25 1876 all this happened Hearing onTH EARL AS A RESULT there was no body to tell the story Custers battle plans died with him on a little spot atop what has come to be known as Custer Hill Modest tablets now mark the area about a central granite memorial Most of the officers bodies were exhumed and sent else where for burial and Cus ter himself was accorded highgray line in the est military honors by being buried at West Point from which FCC Cant Control TV Shows WASHINGTON chair man of the Federal Trade Com mission said Monday deceptive entertainment such as rigged TV shows is not something his agency can regulate Earl W Kintner the FTC head told House investigators his agency has never gone be yond control of advertising which results in unfair business practices The House subcommittee on Legislative Oversight has heard testimony that questions and an swers were supplied in advance to some contestants on such programs as TwentyOne and Tic Tac In reply to questions Kintner conceded that this constitutes a Union Fights Injunction WASHINGTON W A fact finding board opened hearings Monday on the nations longest steel strike hoping to produce a settlement rather than just some advide for President Eis enfiower Acting under the TaftHartley law the President appointed the threeman board to recom mend whether heshould seek a federal court injunction to stop the walkout for 80 Jays The Steelworkers Union plans to fight issuance of such an in junction Board chairman George W Taylor who does not think much the TaftHartley law said and his colleagues would ized with a academy For such he was graduated on the eve of the Civil War He is memorial statue at the army information as the historians have been able to ac quire there have been two prin cipal sources One of these sources was the commanders of the Custer troops deployed by him in neighboring territory as a part of his overall plan for quelling the troublemaking tribes The other source was the Indians who had perpetrated thej HE SAID Congress would en act a law making it a criminal offense to rig a TV show It would have a salutary he said Kinlner also suggested broad ening the rules of the Federal Communications Commission which is the federal regulatory body for television and radio Kinlner said the held that where no misrepre sentation of products is involved the commission has no jurisdic tion But he said the commission of he use the hearing to try to help management and labor reach a voluntary agreement in the 90 dayold strike I THINK ITS our responsi bility to do everything within the limits of our authority to settle this said Taylor known asa skilled arbiter of labormanagement disputes He is professor of business at the University of Pennsylvania and chairman of the War Labor Board during World War Hi Help from the panel was wel comed by David J McDonald president of the United Steel workers Union If the panel can help achieve an He said we will be most Officiary the board must de termine whether continuation of the strike would cause a na tional emergency In the open hearings the steel companies were expected to argue that it would The union was expected to argue the opposite THE LINEUP Eight of the 10 tiny poodles vic tims of a ransom plot line up for a photog rapher after being recovered by police The animals valued at were taken from a kennel at Mas AP Photofax sapequa N last month Four women including a former groom employed at the kennel have been ar rested in the case accidents over the 7 Killed on Iowa Roads BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Seven persons died in traffic on Iowa weekend highways including two construction workers who died when their car went out 6 control on Highway 175 one mile eastof Turin The victims of the crash near Turin were Leo A Henheous 45 Castana and Kenneth E Hightree 46 Decatur Neb ROBERT 33 UNION argument appar ently would follow these lines 1 The nonunion plants 15 per cent of the industry have con tinued to operate and can sup ply the nations defense needs massacre OFFICERS associated with Custer were not eye witnesses If they had been close enough to see what happened they would have been too close for their own safety They too would have been forces would outnumbered slaughtered Our have been vastly by the Indian even if they had been at Litll Big Horn battlefield at the sam time It was indeed a grim spec tacle Maj Marcus A Renoand Capt Frederick W Bcnteen came upon when they reachet the elevation now designatec Custer Hill Language shortcomings and an understandable reluctance t discuss a subject as unplcasan as a mass killing have combined to minimize the worth of the accounts obtainable from the participating Indians say that there are numerous blind spots in the story is putting i mildly CUSTERS NAME has been in scribed on the American roster of military heroes Perhaps it would be just as well not to rake over the ashes of the past But as a matter of truthful report ing it must be stated that among military authorities there is real controversy about whether George A Custer in his last stand and in the strategy leading up to it was heroic or foolhardy The Custer Battlefield is in southeastern Montana about 15 miles south of Hardin U S Highway 87 passes just a mile west of the monument Montana State Highway 8 connects the monument withU S Highway 12 at Broadus The administrative building maintained by the National Park Service at a point a quarter of mile or so from the actual site of the massacre is a thing of architectural beauty in an impressive floral setting which il quite in contrast with the CONTINUED ON PACE 2 staff in 1956 conducted a prelim inary investigation of a com plaint involving the TV quiz pro gram The Big The program went off the air Kint ner said and the investigation never got to the question of the commissions authority to act He described the complaint as having come from a woman contestant She alleged that the quiz shows producer questioned her in advance of her knowledge of certain subjecls purportedly her off the THERE STILL was no word on whether Charles Van Doren a big winner on the One show would accept ah in vilalion to testify before the Oversight sub committee Chairman Oren Harris D Ark declined to comment on whether a subpoena would be issued for Van Doren who won on the quiz snow three years ago Van Doren consist ently has disclaimed any knowl edge of the shows being rigged Other TwentyOne contest ants have testified that they were given answers in advance Omaha Woman Dies in Bluffs Crash COUNCIL BLUFFS UP Ida onnor 46 Omaha was killed VIonday in a collision involving wo trucks and the car in which she was riding Her husband Morris 63 was in fairly good condition with facial and chest njuries The two truck drivbrs vere not hurt issues separate and labor in the Steady Snow Fads at Minneapolis MINNEAPOLIS UPI A leady snow began falling in the Cities shortly after noon Monday Two inches were ex iccted Walerlown re tried three inches and aboul nc inch was on the ground at Redwood Falls 2 Although the strike has caused unemployment of national unemployment slill is below five million a total that the President has not considered an emergency in the past The board is to file its report with the President by Friday Taylor however hinted the pan el might seek an extension of the deadline if it felt time would help mediate the dispute Under the law the President would not be bound by the boards rec ommendation Two basic management strike wages and contrac steel companies say they have offered wages anc benefits worth 15 cents an hour over a twoyear period The union says it wants an increase of 15 cents an hour for each year Modern Columbus Tumbles Into Sea Then Fished Out ASBURY PARK Christopher Columbus learned in 14W that discovering Amer ica can be a very tiring thing Carl Pisano earned it Mon ioned at the Sioux City Air Force Base was Sioux Citys L5thtraffic victim He died Sunday when his car crashed into a cement culvert guard on Highway 75 inside1 the city limits Cletus P Streit 32 Bode was killed in a headon collision Saturday night on Highway 169 about eight miles south of Al gona StreitVcar collided with a car driven by James M Doyle 19 Bancroft THREE PERSONS were killed in the Waterloo area in separate accidents Gordon T Youngblut 22 Waterloo died Saturday night when hiscar went out of control on Highway 128 just out side the city limits Erwin B Combes 27 Waterloo was killed Friday night when his car crashed on Highway 20 in Wa terloo and Paul Ramsay 27 Osage died when his car struck a stopped bus at a railroad crossing in Waterloo na AFRAID OF HORSES Hides 38 Years HAMEENLINNA Finland UPI Vaino J Kilpinen who desertedfrom the cavalry in 1921 because he was afraid of horses is a free man once again after hiding out in a hayloft for 38 years to escape punishment The58yearold Finn who had spent more thanhalf his lifein confinement emergedfrom his self imposed cell during the weekend when he learned that he no longer needed to fear prosecution He reappeared in publicafter brother and sister who had been hiding him since his parents died brought him news that under the statute of limitations the time limit had run out in which hemight for desertion f Kilpinen had no medical rior dental care during his years in Hidirtgir He plagued from time to time with rheumatic twinges and toothaches r 1 The family kept him supplied with newspapers so he knew about Finlands two wars with Russia and other such current events as rockets However he had never seen a radio set an or any of the othermodern devicesthat came into use here during his long wait IN 1739 he watched his fathers funeral through a crack in the wall and in 1954 he saw his mothers body carried away After that the only persons who knew where he was were his brother Lauri and his sister Elli who lived on the family farm Five other brothers and sisters who lived elsewhere were not let in on the secret Iowa Woman Dies Near Border City ALEXANDRIA Mo jersons one of them an lowan vere killed Saturday afternoon n a headon collision just west 1 this IowaMissouri border ity on Highway 26 Dead are VI r s Jeanette Seabold 74 of f e o k u k Iowa and Edgar ranklin Shells 48 of Alexan SAME IOWA SAFETY DEPARTMENT FIGURES Pisano a makebelieve Co lumbus attired in appropriate costume fell into the Atlantic during a pageant commemo rating the discovery of Amer ica A Red Cross official fished the 1959 Columbus out of the water and he proceeded 1o shore where he was greeted by On the Inside Editorials 4 Clear Lake News Comics Society Sports Mason City North Iowa News RAIN Mason City Showers not so cool Monday night low 3236 Occasional rain iending Tues day colder high 3640 Iowa Cloudy showers Monday night becoming occasional light rain Tuesday ending Occasional light extreme northwest Tuesday snow Warmer except extreme west Monday Tuesday Lows Monday night upper 20s northwest to lower 40s south east Highs Tuesday upper 30s north 40s south FiveDay Iowa Temperatures for the period from Monday night through Saturday will average from 5 to 7 degrees below seasonal normals west to about 10 below normal east with a warming trend about Wednesday and Thursday and colder again Friday Average high temperatures will range from lower 50s northeast to lower 60s southwest Average low temperatures will be 30 to 40 north to south Precipi tation mainly from showers or light rain Monday night and Tuesday and again about Fri day willaverage from 25 inch west to 10 inch east Minnesota Scattered rain or snow Highs Tuesday 3542 GlobeGazette weather data up o 8 Monday Maximum Minimum At 8 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum Turkey Poland Involved May Last Some Time UNITED NATIONS Communist Poland gradually pulled ahead of Westernbacked Turkey Monday in a deadlocked contest for a seat in the Security Council After eight secret ballots in the 82nation General Assem bly Poland was only seven voles short of the required two third majority of those present and voting The vote on the eighth ballot was 47 for Poland and 34 for Turkey Israel was absent throughout todays voting be cause of the Jewish holiday POLISH FOREIGN Minister Adam Rapacki said Poland was in the contest to stay Western supporters of Turkey also said they were standing firm There was a possibility the deadlock might continue for weeks Ecuador and Ceylon were elected without opposition to fill two other vacant seats On the first ballot Poland re ceived 46 votes to 3G for Tur key On the second Poland got 43 and Turkey 38 A SPOKESMAN said the United States would stick to Turkey indefinitely Chief Delegate Henry Cabot Lodge said he was optimistic that Turkey would win eventually Poland and Turkey are con testing to succeed Japan whose twoyear term on the Security Council ends Jan 1 Ceylon was unopposed to sue ceed Canada as a British Com monwealth member and Ecu ador was the sole candidate for the LatinAmerican seat now held by Panama One contest alsowas listed for the Council Economic between and Social India and ONE PRESIDENT TO ANOTHER President Eisenhower reaches to shake hands with President Adolfo Lopez Ma teos of Mexico during a reception at the Mexican Embassy atWashington At AP Photofm center is Mexican Ambassador Antonio Flores Mateos is on a state visit to this country in an effort to weld U can relations GlobeGazette weather up to 8 Sunday Maximum Minimum 45 23 31 59 34 data 57 30 Cold Rain to Continue Over Iowa Iowa appears unable to shake its lengthy unseasonable cold and wet spell Rain showers were due to spread across night continue Iowa Monday as light rain Tuesday and possibly turn to snow in northern counties Tues day THE MASON CITY area ear ly Monday received its first real frost of the season The temperatures Monday morning accompanying a gen eral frost included 22 degrees at Spencer and these other be owfreezing readings Mason lity 23 Dubuque and Water oo 27 Cedar Rapids 29 and Lamoni and Burlington 31 de grees SUNDAYS TOPS were from 45 at Mason City to 52 at Bur ington The outlook was for Tuesday morning readings ranging from he 30s in the n the south north to the 40s Japan to take the scat held by Pakistan Unopposed candidates were Brazil to succeed Mexi co Denmark to succeed Fin land and Britain Poland and the Soviet Union for reelection The ECOSCO terms also start ing Jan 1 are for three years THE RIVAL Security Coun cil aspirants were outwardly optimistic but both expected considerable balloting Other delegates predicted neither would get the necessary twothirds majority in the 82 nation Assembly and that after five or six fruitless ballots the Assembly would postpone furth er voting to next week A deadlock could persist in definitely if hardcore backers of the two rivals held firm This might result in a compromise dark horse Meanwhile the Assembly overriding Communist o b j e c tions is expected to approve a full debate on the Red Chinese bloodbath in Tibet Diplomatic sources predicted the United States and other supporters of the debate would be able to de feat any attempt by communists or Indialed neutralists to shelve the IrishMalay resolution on the issue The leading opponents of dis cussion of the question have it a Red China which says it is a farce aimed at slandering Both communist nations blamed the United States for the pros pective assembly debate Taken at Bank in Sloan SIOUX CITY UP An esti mated was taken from the Sloan State Bank in Sloan when the entrance to a walkin vault was forced open over the weekend Cashier James A Byers said Monday the combination of the vault was forced with a punch and large hammer The money all in change was taken from the drawers ancl sacks inside A lime safe containing currency and papers apparently was not been Russia which calls 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