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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 5, 1955, Mason City, Iowa North lowoi Daily Newspaper Edited for to MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS HOME EDITION VOL LXI MASON CITY DOLLAR DAYS Friday and Saturday PreH Art United Prtu Full LMM UCTCB CeoU a Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY AUGUST S IfSS This Paper Consists of Four Nt 157 6Day North EVIDENCES OF CANNIBALISM Unearth Indian Relics Artifacts Found Near Cherokee Excavators Successful CHEROKEE UP University of Iowa archaeologists Friday an nounced the unearthing of definj ite cannibalism among early Indian settlers near here Within the past few days a re search team uncovered a living area with tools weapons and pot tery just as the Indians left them several hundred years ago in their village along Mill Creek Prof R J Ruppe head of the excavation party said they also found burned and crushed human in a cooking skullcap broken and trimmed to make a bowl which definitely con firm cannibalism had been prac ticed among the Mill Creek In dians Ritual Food Ruppe said the MiU Creek In dians were ceremonial rather than gustatorial cannibals They ate an occasional enemy as part of ritual rather than as a source of food he said Cannibalism was fairly common among many American Indians who believed in that way they acquired the strength of the ene my warriors he said The historically valuable ma terial was found in the living area just under the grounds surface some of it barely a half inch be low the plow line Five definite house floors also were found Ruppe said proof that the In w TOGETHER Cullison Chicago holds her daughter Kathleen 2j after they were reunited Friday at St Vincents Home Mrs Cullison battled heartache misfortune and tuberculosis to be able to see the girl again The baby was tak en away a year ago when the mother was critically ill with TB Russ Deny They Vetoed Ikes Offer Plan Close Examination Most of State to Get Cooler Temperatures From Oat Wire Serrlres Premier Niko lai Bulganin told the Russian parli ament Supreme Soviet Friday that he has not slammed the door on President Eisenhowers pro posal for mutual military inspec Lions in the interests of peace He told the final session of the woday parliamentary session hat Russia is prepared to examine the American chief executives plan even though as Bulganin i said Thursday he feels it could have no great real effective In his opening speech to the par liament Thursday Bulganin said Eisenhowers plan for a mutual ex change of military and arms se crets and mutual aerial reconl naissance was unworkable j y ICE fascinating circle of skating beauties is featured with the Ice Varieties of 1955 coming to the THE PROGRAM North Iowa Fair The star of the show is Evelyn Chandler long a favorite on blades in the United States Canada M charged that certain newspapers presumably Western had errone ously drawn the conclusion that this meant the Soviet Union would DES MOIXES Fridav natjy refuse to even consider the greeted cooler air and scatteredAmencan i showers as welcome additions after Ke elaborated in a final speech sweltering through a 10day heatto Supreme Soviet in the Krem wave jlin after the top Russian legisla Korthwest Iowa was first to body had voted unanimous ap the effects of the cooler air butjproval of the actions toe the Weather Bureau said most at the Big Four the state should be covered by Fril day night MONDAY j Holters wild and The Soviet premier beeves must bej mal show in place Other livestock concert Nora T il CnWnrrr may come in and mustj be in place by 10 a mj Tuesday j beeves Gordo County 4H judging contest j TUESDAY 20th Century Shows on midway beef judging fin ish by night Springs Varieties FRIDAY 20th Century Shows on midway class dairy Hoi stein Guernsey Brown Swiss Swensons Thrill cade There farm tools Axes and arrowheads uncovered showed that the Indians also hunted Painstaking digging straight down in long narrow trenches has revealed that traces of Indian life extend at least 87 inches below the present surface of the indicating the site was occupied almost continuallv from 1200 to 1600 Good Ruppe said the depth and variety of Indian cultural material found this summer at the Mill Creek site compares with some of the best sites excavated in the southwest United States It has not been de termined what tribe or tribes lived at the MiU Creek site but it is believed they were ancestors of the Siouanspeaking group Missouri Valley Tribes such as the Omaha Indians The mound on which the Iowa researchers are working is north west of here on the Paul Phipps farm Six other such sites are lo cated along the nearby Little Sioux River and two on the Big Sioux Relatively little professional archaeological fieldwork has been done in Iowa in the past Ruppe said and this summers work rep resents just a bare start on ex ploring the Mill Creek sites be M Bulganin said that contrary toi the erroneous reports of Soviet junior and concert Clear reau said readings are expected in the mid 80s northwest to low 90s southeast Rain showers hursday night inch Keosauqua 55 Anamosa and Lamoni a tenth of an inch Some hail fell in the Iowa City vicinity The showers and thunderstorms are expected to continue through Presidents proposals with all appropriate The Soviet Union is naturally said but the Soviet Union has lor is it refusing to of solving and open class junior and agricul ture and honey concert Lake Varieties SATURDAY Saturday occurring mostly in the afternoon and night time hours heat All Invited Then in a precedentshattering Falls races concert Ka nawha Varieties WEDNESDAY 20th Century Shows on midway Special prices Whole family at M C CAP LAWSON SecretaryManager SUNDAY 20th Century Shows on midway Top Ice Show Is Feature Grounds Are Refurbished t The first day of the North Iowa Failis fast approaching and M C Cap Lawson sec retarymanager and his aides are up to their collective ears in last minute preparation The fair opens Tuesday in Mason City Although the fair is expect ed to move to new quarters ay next year Lawson and his crew are engaged in a good deal of refurbishing to get the grounds in south Mason City in top shape for this major agricultural and entertain ment event The fair continues through Sun day Aug 14 It appears the gate total will again climb over the mark The headline event before the grandstand is the exciting Ice Varieties of 1955 a top ice event and one of the most lavish spec tacles ever to be offered to North Iowa Fair audiences The ice show will play before the grandstand every evening starting at 8 p m The entertainment bill for the afternoon shows is also impressive Tuesday afternoon there will be motorcycle races a repeat from ast year Holfer Show The afternoon headliner Wednes jday and Thursday is the popular Gene Holter wild animal show which features the fabulous racing proposal ostriches They were a resounding that all forms of personal last year and promise to draw x t equally well this year Friday afternoon the grandstand crowd will thrill to the daring escapades of Aut Swensons Thrill Vet Exemption Criticized by Tax Experts Veterans Groups to Get Audience DES MOINES erty taxes in Iowa be abolished was laid before the Iowa Tax Study Committee Friday by the Associated Inc Retailers of Iowa cade one of the nations top thrill shows Swensons show is built DES MOINES J The Iowa around auto and motorcycle stunts Tax Study Committee is studying which have brought audiences all the idea of doing away with vet erans and homestead property tax exemptions over the nation to their feet The Saturday afternoon event is stock 100mile stock car races which In a committee meeting Thursdrew a huge crowd a year ago day Robert H Johnson the week will be the Sun IGB TTlPm nPT ariri acsnfista ntwfncsrfair c j Lit a jji H J4UJLC idiUUV move outside the Supreme single over 50 all heads of imissions in Moscow to villa at Semenovka 20th Century Shows on midway beef sale ani mals to be released to purchaser at p m i junior district i i concert bhefi VM4 I p m Band concert L a field sor of economics at the State Unisluring nationallyknown dirt track Mills i car races with said he Each afternoon program 1 stock car race tional champion wuld llke to tnrow out under way at 2 p m Band concertSt Ans track racers tat aBd Caboodle of state In the livestock and general ex aid to groups of taxpayers He departments according to afternoon big car races fea gar in n Bureau suburb next Simda in hot spell should not last as long The justended 10day heat wave was the longest in Iowa since 1936 The invitation was the first of its kind ever issued to diplomats here by a Soviet government head Bulganin said a lunch which un LUUV uiugaiuu a luucn un when the state went 15 days with doubtedly would be lavish wfll be temperatures r e a c h i n g 100 or served followed by swimming boating and fishing About The Weather Mason City Rain cooler Iowa Showers cooler Minnesota Fair and cool Fivediy Iowa Temperatures Friday night through next Wed nesday will average 4 to 7 degrees above normal Normal highs 84 north to 88 south Normal lows 60 north to 64 south Cooler Saturday Warmer rest of period Rainfall will average around onehalf inch with locally heavier amounts in thundershowers Saturday Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 Friday Maximum 96 Minimum 70 At 8 80 YEAR AGO Maximum 79 COOLER Minimum 57 An Editorial children under 12 free carl I 25 cents j junior open class exhibit Cerro Gordo J County 4H purebred and grade beef heifer goods and pan try stores district dem onstration contest Gordo Counts junior purebred pig judg district purebred j A LL the sign are sood for a bangup North Iowa beef heifer judging cut North Iowa Fair Has Special Spot in Hearts of Area Folks concertGarner of taxpayers He miniDits departments according to Varieties the veterans and homejLawson entries will be more nu Istead exemptions and agriculturaliinerous than ever Contestants will land tax credit jbe trying for a total of more than In these three programs state in premiums funds are used to help pay local j Again this year extra tent space property taxes of veterans homenad to be secured to handle owners and farmers State funds overflow livestock ii i decided to as Ihe space for agricultural is the lorganizations underlying reason for such an institution capacity is filled to flowers and potted plant rabbits i childrens grandstand program by r A Gene Holters wild anii Display booths for commercial products are loaded to mal show Children under the limit 12 free adults over 12 The midway presents an array of offerings unprece v i t h children regular dented in North Iowa Fair history price Concert by Dowsj The entertainment menu before the grandstand would band j do credit to a state fair Gordo County These things all add up to sure the junior market pig judgi weather man gives a modicum of cooperation ln0 rlicf iimnv rt ing district junior judg ing contest FAIRS have a special place in the hearts of all Americans Through the years they have evolved from simple one Holters wild ani or twoday events to their present size and complexity A fair offers city and farm folks an incredibly wide come mostly from income and More Exhibits sales taxes Exhibits of farm machinery are Veterans Exemption ialso expected to set a new record Most of the talk about exempIn fact additional space had to be tipns concerned the tax relief profound for extra exhibitors jvided for veterans The committee On the midway as was the case decided to ask officials of year will be the popular 20th organizations to meet with theCentury Shows This is one of the icommittee at an early midway drawing cards in the Committee members indicated nation according to Lawson they did not plan to take a formal Entries in the livestock division position on eliminating or reducing j dosed last Monday The deadline veterans exemptions until they hadf9r general exhibits is Monday studied the entire set of exempt1 Because of the more numerous tions and related matters entries some changes have been Johnson said in only 26 states dolade the Judging schedule For veterans get any and 15instance baby beef entries must of those states allow the exemptionjbe m Place b 10 am Monday only if the veteran has some may come in Mon ability must be in place by 10 a Under the Iowa law a World WarmTuesday Baby beeves will begin weighing II veteran can claim tax exemption on mai snow v vviuc exemption is tor war i junior pure variety of displays contests and entertainment features for SpanishAmeri brPfi Til 11 lH cHn C 11 c in rr n p m concert Buffalo Center Varieties m at a m Monday At A VA anu til LCI veil ill 11CJ1L JLtett Ul There is something for everyone at a fair And most fairs cater to the family by trying to provide a wholesome S500 worth of propertv The exemption is S750 for World War the Cerro Gordo I judging contest gets under way W Huffman picks beans from a lad der Even then he has to reach for them but hes not the only one reaching these days North lowans are reaching for bargains in Mason Citys downtown stores during Mason City Dollar Days through Saturday Huffman a retired railroad conductor has had his 30 by 100 foot garden on the Milwaukee right of way for 14years The Kentucky Wonder pole beans are 11 fwt high and even his cucumbers are climbing THURSDAY 20th Century Shows on midway Complete textiles following with nonperishable foods Gordo County junior dairy judging program This is especially true of the North Iowa Fair which can War veterans and Mexican War veterans Land Tax opens Aft A At Cl O LlIC llldlloii ClllCll has taken pains to select only those shows which are in good taste For this concern to set a tainment the Lawson are to be congratulated tern in Iowa the is ex CTe opens Tuesday in Mason City Always the management i foLQv jCtised from paying the first 25 mills Doien Bands S M lefV rP t0 As ullal a dozen North of assessed wil be on hand entertam maximum of subtracted from crowds before both the afternoon ms tax oui and evening grandstand perform Agncultural land tax credits proances This year the bands are standard for fair enter M C Cap ior j sheep open class j fTlHE one brightest augury for this 1955 North Iowa Fair JL and for those of the future is to be found in the fact that it has come to be accepted as a communitywide co operative venture There was a time when responsibility for it centered in a relatively small group of publicspirited because they courted it but because there was lacking this spirit of community ownership The change for the better came when the North Iowa public began thinking of it in terms of OUR Fair And thats precisely what it Fair vour class sheep jun ior girls county demon strations beef class dis trict purebred dairy class dairy Ayr shire Jersey Milking Shorthorn concert North i wood s ar viae state help in paying Falls Kanawha Dows Buf taxes over 15 mills on farm land v i vib Oil 1 NEIGHBORS FairEVERYBODYS North Jowa Fair j SAME jfalo Center Xorthwood Nora i Springs Britt Clear Lake Lake Mills St Ansgar Sheffield and Garner Wednesday has been designated Family and Childrens Day These special prices will be in effect at the gate Whole family atone time I SI single over 12 50 cents chil dren under 12 free and car ad mission 23 cents The children will sec a special 110 a m performance of the Gene ;