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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 6, 1959, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for HOME EDITION Associated Preu Newspaper That Makes All North I o wans Neighbors United Preu Intern atiou Full MASON CITY NOVEMBER 7c Copy Paper CootisU e Two Oaa 14 remains sod place But police still on hand to watch for subterfuge By ROWLAND EVANS JR Ntw York Herald Tribune News Service sadness of Budapest exactly three years after the revolution is that it is not what it seems it is a city and a people infinitely difficult to understand Walk through on a Sunday morning The green flowered parks look very much like the parks in New York or Peoria filled with children on their seesaws and girls swinging their hoolahoops The churches are well filled and shortly after noon the people wander out dressed not unlike the people oJ Philadelphia or Muskegon Walk dpwn with these people from St Stephens Basilica to ward the silent Danube past the shelledout ornate old Mu sic Hall and onto the prome that runs along the north the great Danube Throngs of Sunday walkers pass you by wheeling babycarriages that are surely of the entire babycarriage trade with their little windows and slidin panels all done in a kind oi quilted white ABOUT THIS Sunday morn Ing scene there is an air o genuine benignity an atmos phere that makes the tragedy of 1956 seem ridiculously out of date A revolution here by these people in this place women queuing up for bread shot down by Russian gunners here in this square Impossi ble And so you walk on and you see the clear evidence of th standard liy ing is well up over 1956 and going higher and the shops ar filled with tantalizing goods But moresignificant so i are the The are perhaps a trifle somber a bit quiet but nevertheless in this Fifth Ave section lookin remarkably fat and contented If there is a scent of oppres skmin the air or a hint tha 1956 was only the first chapte in a longer story you canno smell it here in these comfort able parks WHAT HAPPENS later tha same have saddenec and bewildered you in anj event after a walk in the sun it mocks and anger you Kossuth St is lined wit smart shops antiques televi sion sets fancy gloves and hat for women crystal and china In the evening in the dim flu orescent street lights that leav all the Communist cities i semidarkness you stop to win dowshop and examine pric tags Standing next to you als examining is a pleasantlook ing woman of middle age Yo spot a fragile piece ofchina i the shop window and you tur to the woman and askif it i Lpwestoit Her face lights up at th question She does not spea English she tells you but sh speaks very good French SUDDENLY in midsentence the woman shrinks back int her brown overcoat and sur reptitiousiy turning to one side puts a finger to her lips In on breathless motion she back away and stares fixedly int the shop window Simultaneously a man wit a brown felt hat moves up you He has been standing nea you but half concealed in th shadows as the secre police He is of course not i uniform but there is no mis taking his trade The terro in the face of the woman suddenly understandable You as an American had becom a genuine danger to her an in a moment while you as the cop pointless questions t keep him occupied she slip into the street crowd Thats the way it happenec at the end of a Sunday fiiie with pretty flowers c h u r c bells and hoolahoops In tha instant the sadness of Budapes showed itself SI SI SENOR NEW YORK five policemen at a station house in the Bronx began learn X15 DAMAGED IN EMERGENCY LANDING Firemen arid Air Force technicians work over the rocket ship X15 as it lies on the desert at Edwards AFB following a forced landing The fuselage broke open when test pilot Scott Crossfield brought it AP Photofax down aftera fuel explosion Crossfield wasnt hurt The X15 had just dropped free 6fits B52 mother ship when the small blast took place rocket chamber Laos report I Probers plan to broad en TV inquiry WASHINGTON U House investigators Friday recessed their investigation of TV quiz show scandals with word they plan to broaden their inquiry into cither phases of television Rep Oren Harris DArk chairman of the House Legisla tive Oversight subcommittee said the evidence he has gathered means the conduct and morality of the whole television indus try has been He said information has come to the subcommittee indicat ing that other phases of television besides quiz shows need investi gation and that the subcom mittee staff already has started preliminary work Queried by reporters Harris refused to amplify his remarks about broadening the probe He said the subcommittee will meet again Dec 9 to consider its rs s Great imposture Shes d girl again GOLDEN Colo UPI Barbara Ann Malpass Albany N who impersonated a 16yearold boy for six months and fooled police in three states relaxed in a skirt and nylons Fri day but fretted about her crew cut The 20yearold fast talker said her imposture began six months she left New York to see the She sneaked sponge baths during her 37day stint in the Jefferson County Jail at Golden Once she picked a fight to keep from having to share cell with a boy A halfwritten letter to her parents finally gave her away It fust got rolling along and 1 couldnt stop Barbara Ann said tugging her skirt over her knees The 5foot 8inch lass had her closecropped hair hidden beneath a scarf but her stockings revealed very feminine legs She trimmed her brown wavy hair into a duck tail when she set out from Albany on a hitchhike adventure through 25 states She admirtedsTiestofe mom soon after was arrestedat Anderson incL for hitching rides She slept in different jails but each time convinced police she was Charles Richard Williams U a Shoshone orphaned runaway She had to talk her head off to keep well wishers here from sending her to Boys Town Neb Mercury in skid all across Iowa The mercury tumbled to its first below zero reading of the season in Iowa Friday as a cold wave moved in on the heels of a storm that dumped up to six inches of snow on parts of the state Sibley recorded a reading of 1 below zero and readings a several other points were the lowest ever measured on this date Mason City had a frigid 9 above Cold as it was the Mason City reading was far from a rec ord The low for this date in Ike will visit Pope on Dec 6 VATICAN CITY dent Eisenhower will visit Pope John XXIII on Dec 6 the Vati can announced Friday News of Eisenhowers pro posed visit already had been re ceived enthusiastically in Vati can but the exact date November was 2 set ina951 Mason Citys high Thursday was 26 a far cry from the rec ord of 78 set in 1918 THE WET SNOW preceded by rain in some sections left high ways slipperyand traffic acci dents were numerous Highways north of a line from Leon Oskaioosa Cedar Rapids and Dubuque were made espe cially treacherous highway of ficials said by frozen packed snow However 20 30 of tie VISlt had 1ot Deen known and 69 had open wheel tracks to make the going easier Generally all roads north of the line were rated 75 to 100 per cent ice covered or at least dangerous in sheltered areas South of the line roads were said to be normal The storm dumped 6 inches of snow at Sioux City and lesser amounts at other points The outlook Friday was for high temperatures of 26 to 32 de grees in the east and 32 to 36 in the west The snowfall had stopped and skies were clear ing SATURDAYS LOWS are ex pected to be from 10 to 15 above zero in the east and 15 to 20 above in the west The forecast calls for fair skies and higher temperatures Saturday and the same for Sunday Other low temperatures Fri day morning included Spencer 5 above Sioux City 7 and Council Bluffs 9 Record lows for this date were set at Sioux City Des Moines Spencer Ottumwa Council Bluffs Burlington and Lamoni Other snowfall a m o u n t s in cluded Spencer 4 Des Moines 2 and Lamoni Ot tumwa Cedar Rapids Waterloo Dubuqueand Council Bluffs an inch each The temperature range Thurs Eisenhower will be the sec ond president to visit a pope while in office Woocfrov Wilson visited P o pc Benedic XV on Jan 4 1919 while re turning from the Versailles Peace Conference TO WED AP Photofax DAVIS Montreal showgirl Joan Stuart 22 says she plans to marry Negro singing star Sammy Davis Jr early next year She told newsmen they have known ing Spanish Thursday night In day afternoon ran from a high each other three weeks The their first lesson theylearnediof only 22 degrees at Spencer to howto say Slop or Ill at Burlington girls parents said Naturally we object strenuously Frontier crossing in doubt BOM OUR WIRE SERVICES UNITED NATIONS The factffnding commit Laos reported Friday i lad found no proof that Com munist forces from North Vie Nam had taken part in the cur rent conflict in the little indo hinese kingdom In a report iination Security Council the committee declared however that th Laotian rebels had received equipment arms supplies h e help of political adviser rom neighboring North Vie THE REPORT was the resul of a firsthand inquiry by the ourmember committee ere ated by the Security Council ast Sept 7 Members of the group were Japan Argentina Italy and Tu nisia Witnesses reported that i certain cases there had been participation of armed element with ethnic Viet Naniese char acteristics but they did no identify them as belonging North Viet Namese regula army the report said THE FACT FINDERS wer sent to Laos by the Securit ouncil last September Diplomatic sources believei the inconclusive nature of th committees findings would lea the Western powers to d r o plans to seek definite action b the Security Council on th Communist threat alleged b Laos authorities The team was sent over So viet opposition and that oppos tion will not lessen now tha its findings are known 3 stores gutted at Wyoming W Fir destroyed three business build ings here Thursday night caus ing damage estimated at The blaze was brought unde control about 3 Friday destroyed the Fishwild Genera Store the Morris Applianc Store and the Colonial Cafe two story brick buildings An elderly woman who live in a second floor apartmen above the appliance store wa carried to safety Firemen sai a fire wall prevented the flame from spreading to other busines firms SAME IIOWA DEPARTMENT Mack Means IB pi ZVkmri turkeys Early Thanksgiving JEFFERSON UPI little early for Thanksgiving but quite a few residents of this community got their gift turkeys in a unique manner Friday semitrailer truck loaded with frozen turkeys was cut in two by Chicago and North Western freight train and the turkeys were spread along the right of way It took hours to clear the wreckage from the track One observer said some residents of the community and passersby helped to clear the debris by going home with frozen turkeys under their arms Morgan Brirtker 28 Glidden driver of the truck said he thought the warning lights at the crossing were activated by a passenger train parked at the city station nearby As he watched the passenger Jrain the freight came from the other direction The semitrailer was smashed but Brinker escaped future course During the recent hearings committee members have shown interest among other things in interview and news irograms and advertising com mercials THE SUBCOMMITTEE re cessed after hearing Dr Frank Stanton president of Columbia Broadcasting System testify he vas completely unaware of quiz show irregularities before Au gust 1958 and then acted promptly to take offending pro grams off the air One program he said was canceled within a week and ac tion taken against three other quiz shows within six months o the time he first learned some thing was wrong As the concluding witness in a House investigation of tele vision practices and quiz shows Stanton acknowledged that i the face of what we know now we didnt exercise due dil But hindsight is always perfect he added Mason City Fair and cold Fri day night low 10 to 15 Fair and warmer Saturday high 38 to 42 Iowa Generally fair not quite so cold Friday night except a little colder extreme east Lows 10 to 15 east 15 to 20 westv Fair and warmer Satur day highs 38 to 42 northeast 42 to 46 southwest Outlook for to partly cloudy and a little warmer FiveDay Iowa Temperatures will average near to slightly above normal Saturday through next Wednesday Af ternoon highs will be from the upper 40s to the lower 50s Overnight lows will be from the mid 20s to the lower 30s It will be warmer Saturday and Sunday with only minor temperature changes there after No precipitation of con sequences is expected Minnesota Partly cloudy not so cold Highs Saturday in 30s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Friday Maximum 26 Minimum 9 At8 9 Precipitation 11 1 snow YEAR AGO Losing contestant on TV quiz files suit NEW YORK Wl A woman attorney who was defeated on the Twenty One television quiz show filed a suit Friday against the National Broadcasting and the shows on the ground she fraudulently elimi producers had been The attorney Ethel A David son charged in a state Supreme Court action that her ability would have enabled her to win at least She was defeated Oct 29 1956 by Herbert Stempel the first bigmoney winner on the pro gram and the originator of pub lic charges that the show was rigged Miss Davidson received a consolation prize ASSERTING THE TV qu show scandals have been bitter pill for us to swallow Stanton declared it is now u to the broadcasting industry i self to assume chief respons bilityfor correcting the indus trys ills Stanton did not go all the wa with the position taken earlie by Robert Kintner president o the National Broadcasting Co who advocated enactment o legislation making it a federa crime to rig TV quiz programs STANTONS testimony als reinforced the CBS policy place in effect last month banning a bigmoney quiz and giveawa shows from the network Stanton said CBS which a ready has jnoved against wha it termed misleading practice such as canned laughter an applause now is preparing t go even farther in this dire tion Sociologist hits stand by Erbe DES MOINES Lee C iiirchinal Iowa State Univer ity socialogist said Friday that changes in the Iowa obscen ty law proposed by Atty Gen Gorman Erbe are nd should be resisted by all en ightened Burchinal in remarks to a ectional meeting of the Iowa State Education com mented If I may judge the in ent of such changes from what s reported I must vigorously HE REFERRED to a news tory concerning Erbes appear anceThursday before the Gov ernors Commission on Human Relations One of Erbes pro posals would make it a felony 0 write print or distribute ia iormation about contraception except for doctors and drug gists is difficult to connect ota jectiohs to the obscene and por nographic which we all disap prove of with reliable sound information about contracep tion these are two different Bufchinal said He ad dressed women cleans and coun selors of high schools and col leges THE MATTER came up when Erfae appeared before the comr mission fay invitation following ais recent action ordering county attorneys to stop the sale of girlie magazines which he said contain obscene matter The attorney general has cir culated copies of a proposed law which would make it a prison of fense to write print or distribute information about contraception But the attorney general said the matter has not taken definite form Erbe said All I can say is that this the proposed Jaw is a very very preliminary A number of revisions may be made he explained Maximum Minimum 49 2L Baby eats heart dies later LAKE PARK Minn ven D Solwold 18 months died Wednesday after eating pills used to treat heart conditions The son of Mr and Mrs Donald Solwold of Great Falls he was visiting his grandparents Mr and Mrs Edward Kvilvang when he climbed up to a shelf and found the pills On the inside Editorials Page 4 North fowa Features 5 Mason City News 89 CubGazette 10 Sports 1M2 Society News 1314 14 17 Latest Markets 18 North Iowa 20 TV Schedule Rollout Section FAIRYLAND IN WHITE An artist would have had a difficult time in repro ducing the beauty of North Iowa follow ing the surprise midautumn snow Taking advantage of the 4inch blanket i v o t GlobeGazette Photo by at Mason Citys East Park is this group of happy youngsters with their sleds Shown are Doug and Diana Coen Cathy Angell and Nancy McMurray V r ;