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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 27, 1959, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION The Newspaper That Makes All Nor th I owons Neighbors Prew Md United Preit ran Wire MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY NOVEMBER 27 19Sf Copy jThU of Two 41 Hi Chicago shout 7 on fair special By CHUCK WALK Farm Editor CHICAGO Anticipation was the byword for 267 persons as the KGLONorth Iowa Fair Special train pulled in to Chicago Friday morning The 267 representing 15 North Iowa counties may have been anticipating different things but the general feeling was as strong as the wintry blast off Lake Michigan Throughout the 10hour trip the 4H youths their leaders and fellow travelers could be heard discussing the things they hope to do and see on the fourday tour of the Windy City For the most part the discussing was one in the first two hours of ic evening but bits of conver ation and laughter could be card throughout the night The selected for out landing 4H work knew what icy were interested in seeing For the majority of the boys he big thrill will come Satur ay when the entire group vis ts the International Livestock Ixposition Duane Assink Ka awha and Larry Lange Good ell were two of the award win icrs who are looking forward 10 Delve into mysteries of mesas Cliff dwellers of Colorado left few traces WASHINGTON In the re mote southwest corner of Colo rado archeologists are digginj into the history of early cliff dwelling Indians who flourished for centuries then mysteriously vanished The site is Wetherill Mesa one of the treestudded canyon carved hills in 80squaremile Mesa Verde National Park There through the joint effort of the National Park Service an the National Geographic Society a years work in exploring an restoring cliffside ruins has jus been completed The first major settlement t be studied and rehabilitated i Long House Park officials pla eventually to open it as an alter nate attraction for the floods o visitors now literally wearin out the ruins at nearby Chapin Mesa FROM ABOUT A D 600 to 1100 most Indians living in small farming villages on lower elevations moved up into large compact communities on the mesa top Why Road toll up slowly FROM OVK WIRE SERVICES Traffic deaths during the extended Thanksgiving holiday continued a slow movement upward Friday Whether the reason was unusual weather or the American tradition of staying close to home on this holiday the death count was thankfully slow As of 1 p m Friday there AP Photofax he International MOST OF THE girls this re orter talked to on the way to Chicago were interested in two I hings seeing Meredith Will sons Music and shop ping For Sharon Scott Clear Lake and Bertha Shaw Thornton Music Man topped the list of musts while Margaret Johnson Forest City and Caro lyn Jass Garner were anxious to start touring the loop stores Other conversation passed through the sixcar train as it lolled toward and girl friends left behind the guests for Thanksgiving dinner the merits of this and that bas ketball team and the thrill of winning a trip a few of the conversation bits that could be heard without appear ing to eavesdrop There were of course the usual number of card and checker games going on There even were a couple of portable radios tuned to rock n roll stations but for the most part the trip was quiet and unevent ful IF THE TRAVELERS had RUSS TRY OUT INSTALLMENT BUYING Shop persin Moscow look over radiophonograph sets for Tass said the new credit program started in Moscow purchase on the Americantype installment plan last month has been a big success and has spread all something new for that country Soviet news agency over the USSR Equally puzzling is what stuffed after Thanksgiving pened next The Indians moved thcy showed little sign of again m about 1200 to caves thai it on lhe train as they put away reached deep into canyon walls 300 beef sandwiches and a jke The building problems must have been enormous Just to ter race some of the steeply pitched cave floors must have taken as much work as building a good sized village on the mesa top In all some 800 ruins have been found proof of a prodi gious investment in time and la bor Yet by 1300 these homes too had been abandoned Their inhabitants moved right off the pages of history For centuries the vacant set tlements of the Mesa Verde re mained undisturbed Then in 1888 ranchers named Wetherill discovered one of the huge cliff villages while chasing stray cat tle SOON STONE corridors echoed to the crunch of sightseers feet Souvenir hunters and commer cial prospectors scoured the ruins for artifacts A Swedish archeologist dug into several sites in 1891 and gathered a large and valuable collection destined eventually to wind up in the National Museum at Hel sinki Finland The end of the treasure hunt came in 1906 when Congress created Mesa Verde Nationa Park to give the area federa protection The current Park ServiceNa tional Geographic undertaking is a major scientific drive to solve mesa mysteries The job is ex pected to take five or six years with still more time needed to evaluate the finds From bits of pottery bones number of apples cartons o milk and cupcakes The sand wiches were furnished by the First National Bank of Mason City whole milk by the North Iowa Milk Marketing anc GambleRobinson and Buttr Topp and Holsum Bak cries supplied the other items There can be no doubt where the North lowans are from Each sports a greenyellow and white badge with KGLO North Iowa Fair 1959 llth Annual Award Trip written on it The badges were provided by the United Home Bank of Mason City Cold wave moves out of Iowa The spell of bonechilling veather moved out of Iowa Fri day as temperatures skidded to rigid levels over the entire tate The mercury dropped to 6 be pw zero at Mason City during he night but was considerably City which had a low of only 17 Mason Citys low reading tied with a similar recording atf eadville as the nations coldest spot Light snow was falling in northern portions and was ex pected to continue in the north east Friday night High temperatures Thursday varied from 19 at Mason City to 31 at Cedar Rapids The Weather Bureau forecast warmer weather for the north east Friday night for the south west Saturday and over all of Iowa Sunday Lows Friday night will vary from 10 to 20 4 families move The big swap is on ST PAUL Minn UP1 Four St Paul families were swapping houses Friday in a coincidental shift that will find each family in anothers house by Saturday This odd situation came about when Cecil Cox sold his suburban Roseville home to Bertel Eklund Eklund sold his home to Herman Fischer who in turn sold his to Jardine Pe terson Then to complete the cycle Cox bought the Peterson home In order to get the move accomplished without leaving someone out in the cold everybody decided to start the move at the same time AH are optimistic that the move will come off without a hitch but Eklund says Theres the possibility that one van is going to pull up in the back before ours leaves from U N cautioned to keep its eye on Hungarian situation On the inside Editorials 4 North Iowa Features Clear Lake News Society News Sports Mason City News Latest Markets North Iowa News 20 UNITED NATIONS N special United Nations rep resentative reported Friday here was no visible change in he Hungarian situation which vould warrant relaxation of J N interest and concern This declaration was made by Sir Leslie Munro of New Zea and former president of the General Assembly He was named last year to use bis in fluence to end alleged repres sions which started in Hungary after the 1956 uprising Munro said that although he had been denied admission to Hungary there had been sub stantial information that trials and executions were continuing He also asserted there was an imminent possibility of further The report was made publii amid a flurry of excitement ove the death of Povl BangJensen former U N political officer nection with a U N inquiry into he Hungarian problem One of he reasons for his dismissal vas his refusal to turn over to iis superiors a list of Hungarian efugees who had given informa ion in secret to the U N fact inding committee BangJensens body wasfound Thursday in a New York park A 25caiiber revolver was in his right hand and police said the atal head wound appeared to be selfinflicted He had been missing since Monday The General Assembly is ex pected to debate the Hungarian and animal snares information on the Indians way of life is gradually emerging Studies of pollen and soil hint at the kind and extent of farming carried on Hunting apparently went on A Hampton teenager JoAnn Thompson 17 was one of the irst winners announced at the exposition She won the citizen ship award and will receive a scholarship A high school senior Miss Thompson has completed seven years 4H membership Waggoner gets new CD post WASHINGTON E Waggoner 41 Fort Dodge Iowa has been appointed dircc tor of Region 6 Office of Civi Defense Mobilization The appointment was made by Leo A Hocgh OCDM director and former governor of Iowa who named Waggoner to the OCDM staff earlier this year Waggoner will have headquar ters in Denver Colo Region 6 includes Iowa Nebraska Kan sas Missouri the Dakotas TV Schedule Pullouf Section txvho was fired last year in con Two jail escapees sentenced Bernard Mason 21 and Rob ert Klingle 21 both of St Paul Friday morning in District Cour were sentenced to the men penitentiary at Fort Madison fo orgery auto theft and jai breaking The longest time each ma coiild serve in thepenitentiary would be 10 MASON AND KLINGLE were with three other men who es caped early in November from he Cerro Gordo County jail Judge William P Butler sen tenced each man to up to seven years on the forgery charges one year on the jail breaking charges and up to 10 years on the auto theft charges The 10 year terms are to run concur rently with the forgery terms Thomas Lee Sweiter 18 Hamp ton pleaded guilty to charges of forgery and jail Breaking He was to be sentenced later Fri day ALV1N SEIFERT 32 Mason City waived arraignment on charges of passing a worthless check and jail breaking Judge Butler set Wednesday at 10 problem next week despite as time for Seifert to Plead on the charges The fifth escapee John Lum ley 25 Hampton charged with breaking and entering and jail breaking will plead in District Court Thursday at 10 The Weather Venus shot to be next space effort CAPE CANAVERAL Fla UP The United States Friday pushed ahead with plans for an other stab at space while still seeking the reason for the fail ure of its biggest moon rocket In about two weeks an at tempt will be made to propel a payload toward the vicinity of the planet Venus and into orbit about the sun The launch ing vehicle will be a ThorAble rocket The nations latest space ef fort ended in disappointment Thanksgiving Day when a mammoth AtlasAble rocket fiz zled shortly after it was fired inan attempt to put the first were 165 traffic deaths 16 fire fatalities and 35 deaths from miscellaneous causes for a total of 216 SNOW SLEET powerful winds and rain raked many sections of the country from 6 Wednesday the count of deaths from un usual causes began The count will end at midnight local time Sunday The Associated Press made a survey of fatalities during a re cent fourday nonholiday per iod Traffic Deaths then totaled 433 fires 49 and 100 from mis cellaneous causes This totaled 582 Last years fourday Thanks giving holiday produced 454 deaths involving automobiles 54 in fires and 118 from miscel laneous causes the satellite into orbit around loon The AtlasAble 10 stories high nd the most powerful rocket ver assembled by this country vas on its maiden flight I rashed hundreds of miles out n the Atlantic Ocean after its econd stage failed to ignite Dr John Lindsay chief o NASAs solar physics program said that unless the space agen cy can find extra money some where it probably will not tr THE NATIONAL Safety Council did not make an ad ance estimate of traffic deaths another moon shot for severa months He said a duplicate payload is available but no At lasAble TAKES OWN LIFE SARANAC LAKE UPI George Victor Martin 58 widely known playwright and author of the play Bells of St committed suicide ver Thanksgiving This holi day the NSC maintained does not compare with other major holidays of the year when drinking and pleasant weather contribute to the death toll Twentyone of the traffic vic tims died in California There were 10 traffic deaths in New York 10 in Pennsylvania and nine in Ohio Eight persons were killed in Michigan and seven each in Oklahoma and Florida Iowa had only one fatality Four persons were injured however in a gas explosion at the Olivia Battani home at L The explosion had such force that it ripped away the clothing of one of the injured Terrance Battani 17 Des Moines Also in the hospital Thursday night in his room at were Raymond Battani 35 Des the Will Rogers Memorial Hos pital here Moines Vance Mataya 53 Madrid and his wife Penochie sharp Communist bloc protests that such discussions will aggra vate the apparent improvement in the international atmosphere Munro reported that Soviet military forces have continued to remain in Hungary contrary to the requests of the General Assembly for their steadily to supplement a diet of corn beans and squash i Of special interest are burial sites uncovered near Long House Such discoveries will pro vide new clues to the customs of the people who once lived here BISHOP DIES INDIANAPOLIS W Bishop Titus Lowe 81 former presi dent of the Council of Bishops 0 the Methodist Church died Friday Colorado and Wyoming Mason City Mostly cioudy not so cold Friday night low 10 to 15 Saturday partly cloudy with high 27 to 32 Iowa Partly cloudy and not so cold Friday night snow flur ries extreme cast Low Friday night 10 to 20 Partly cloudy Saturday warmer west high 27 to 34 northeast 35 to 43 southwest Outlook for Sundaj fair and a little warmer Iowa FiveDay Temperatures will average near normal Fri day night through next Wed nesday Normal highs are 33 to 39 north 39 to 42 south Normal lows are 1422 north 2227 south A little warmer during the weekend then turning a little cooler the first of next week Precipitation will be very light in occasion al snow flurries Minnesota Flurries in south not so cold Highs Saturday 1525 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Friday Maximum 23 Minimum 6 At 8 15 Precipitation trace of snow Back to even farm policy under study A program to get the American agricultural situ ation back to even has been proposed by Dave Liv ingston Washington Iowa farmer and is being given careful consideration by administration officials in the nations capital In a visit to the GlobeGazette office Livingston outlined his plan in detail Previously Herb Plambeck the GlobeGa zettes farm columnist had an article dealing with a similar program The main purpose of the program called the Soil Bank With drawal Plan is to reduce the surplus feed supply without injur ing the whole agricultural AP ttiototax FORGOTTEN MAN Actor Jay Rob inson who made weekly when ped his BelAir mansion of everything because of nonpayment of bills The Hollywood called him a genius and who starred in such epics as The Robe and sits with only posters and says hes been offered no roles since clippings of his past Authorities strip his conviction on narcotics charges house is going too Why all this He LIZ HOSPITALIZED NEW YORK Wi Actress Elizabeth Taylor has been ad mitted to Harkness Pavilion o ColumbiaPresbyterian Mcdica Center for treatment of doubl pneumonia The hospital Friday said her condition is DAVE LIVINGSTON SAME IOWA SAFKTY DEPARTMENT FIGURES BUck means traffic dettk In pitt 21 bnurs As Livingston puts it We cant make any farm plan work until we can start even and we cant get even un til we get rid of the Livingstons plan is both sim ple and direct It proposes that the acreage reserve section the Soil Bank Act be reinstated for a period of at least three years THE BIG CHANGE in the pro gram comes however in the manner in which Livingston pro poses payments to farmers be made Instead of cash rental payments being made Living ston advocates using surplus grains to pay cooperating farm ers In simplest outline his plan vould work like this A farmer would voluntarily ign a contract stating that be ween 10 and 25 per cent of his rain acreage would be seeded own instead of being put into corn No compulsion is contem plated and none would be need ed the author of the plan in Rather than receiving cash payment for keeping this land out of production the farmer would receive corn from the huge government surpluses The payment would be based on 100 per cent yields according to fig ures in thelocal ASC office In other word if the farmers land was rated at 80 bushels an acre he would be given 80 bush ;