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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 19, 1959, Mason City, Iowa Nortfc lowos Daily Newspaper far AMteiated Prta United ful BEIJAZETTE HOME EDITION Newspa Thdt Makes AM North Iowa ns Neighbors MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY OCTOBER If TOf Copy OB tto I Weekend Road Toll in Iowa Hits 13 T II r J ff Talks Failed Strike factFinders Report One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE CGLU UXW r WOI HTAD Qoiaey KM Tkan WSUL CMjr How Musical Show Hits Broadway MEREDITH WILLSONS book just off the G P Put nams Sons Press is every bit as indigenous to Iowa as The Music Man about which it is written Titled But He Doesnt Know the its the in side story of how a Broadway imashhit musical show is born All who have seen and en joyed the show rand the total is now approaching the twomil lion mark will have a special interest in the book Its 190 pages divided into 22 convenient sized chapters will provide two evenings of wonderful entertain ment for the average reader But I couldnt find any plaus ible place to stop Ill have to concede a little extra interes in both the author and the book When I came to Mason City 39 years agOj Meredith Will son hac just left to pursue his music studies at what later became the Juilliard School From his his father and his sister I was kept in formed and in turn our read ers about the musical accom Likely to UseTH Too Little Too Late plishments young man of this amazing solo flutist with John Philip Sousa solo flutist for Toscanini in the New York Symphony symphony director on his own composer etc MY PERSONAL ACQUAINT ance with him began about the time he broke into radio His rise to national renown in that field was a matter of enormous personal pride to me and every body else who looked upon him as a sort of oneman Chamber of Commerce for Mason City Nearly a decade ago in Holly woods Brown Derby Meredith Willson told me about a musical show that was taking shape in his mind His central character was to be a sweet forgetful old music teacher and the tenta tive name for the opus was The RUSSELL LANGELLE Russ Reject U S Protest on Ouster MOSCOW has ejected a protest note on ouster of embassy se urity officer Russell A Lang He left here Monday en oute back to the United States Langelle 37 and his family ooked seats aboard a flight to Amsterdam THE REASON for their swift departure was the Russian re jection of a of protest against the expulsion order which in effect gave Langelle three days to get but of the coun try The Russiansaccused engaging in espionage The Americans said Langelle had been kidnaped by Russian agents threatened with physical violence to himself and family and offered bribes to spy for Russia Following a visit to the for eign ministry by charge daf faires Edward Freers Lang ille confined himself to his apartment where he began packing THE STATE BULLETIN WASHINGTON dent Eisenhowtr Monday ordered the Justice Depart ment to seek a TaftHartley act injunction to end the steel strike WASHINGTON h e un happy steel strike fact finders handed President Eisen hower Monday their report of failure to settle the nations longest steel strike The President is expected to order an 80day backtowork in junction quickly to halt the 97 day walkout The threemember board of 10 days ago as the first move toward invoking the TaftHartley Acts national emergency the White House 15 minutes early Each man carried a copy of the bulky pages plus appendices At they went into Eisenhowers office THE BOARD had striven for a week to combine a lastditch with fact It got the issues defined the parties had not accomplished since the dispute flared in n d got each side to make some concessions But Sunday night the negotia tions collapsed finally Chair man George W Taylor of Phil adelphia said the collapse was a breakdown of collective Eisenhower on receiving his CHOW LINE oLopez Mateos of Mexico heads line lunch at the ranchof Sen Lyndon Johnson at John returning to Mexico City after a 10day tour of this son City With Mateos are and country AP Photofax former U S President Harry Truman The Mexi can his party made one last visit before boards gloomy appraisal is ex pected to order the Justice De partment to apply for a Taft FJartley Act court order to end statement is quite he said But he declined further comment about the incident Freers said the incident came out of a blue sky since Langelle had not been previously involved in any unpleasant Langelle a former Naval lieu tenant commander had been in the strike for a maximum of 80 Departments days Thestriking Steelwork Silver There was the Moscow since January 1958 As possibility that Meredith Embassys security self would have a principal partjhe held the rank of ers Union prepared to fight the injunction but promised to obey it if issued FILING FOR THE injunction could come later Monday but more probably Tuesday in District court here or in Pitts burgh the unions headquar ters Settlement failure after over five months of steady though Mason City Partly cloudy Mon daynight and Tuesday cold Low Monday night low 30s High Tuesday low 50s Iowa Increasing cloudiness Monday night colder north west and extreme north lows 30s northwest to 45 southeast Partly cloudy and colder Tues day high near 50 north to low er 60s extreme south Further outlook Wednesday partly cloudy with little temperature change FiveDay Iowa Temperatures this week will average near normal with highs in the up per 50s northwest to the low er 60s southeast Lows will average from around 34 northwest to 43 southeast Cool beginning of period warmer Wednesday or Thurs day turning colder end of the week Precipitation oc curring late in the week will average 25 to 40 inches FIREMENS WIVES GET All Fired Up ORE LAND Pa If Mary Bunting is all fired up for battle with the The company ignitedi the Junejwhen it presi dent The auxiliary composed of 35 wives recently hired a lawyer and went into Montgomery County Court seeking rein statement on the grounds they could not be ejected because their 1959 dues had been paid and the action was in violation of their constitution There have been accusations and counteraccusations and some firemen reported their homelife was getting tittle The women say a new guard of younger men offi cers was using gestapo and dictatorial methods in running the fire house The men charge that the women are interfer ing in the operation of the company The big thing that really added fuel to the fire was the recent disbanding of the band The women said it was done for no reason A company officer said the band was disbanded because members who used to march for nothing began seek ing to per engagement Our primary objective is running a fire company and fighting fires We are not running a music in the show On another occasion in thei lovely Brentwood home Mere dith and Rini Willson sang som of the 40 tunes which have bee written with a thought of pos sible use in the Willson play Only two or three of them showed up that unforgettabl night when Mrs Hall and I sa in on the Broadway opening o The Music Man as guests o the playwright and composer YOU CAN SEE therefore why I had a little special interestin this book by Meredith Willson just off the press why couldnt find a plausible stopping station before I had completec my reading of it But He Doesnt Know the Territory is the story of an outsider trying to break into the big league of the entertfiinmem world The phrase is taken out of the play but it could be ap plied to Meredith Willson him self He was tops in a number of fields but Broadway had nev er been on his beat For this reason the trials and tribulations he encountered in moving toward his goal are giv en much more space and prom inence in the book than the suc cess aspects of the matter The light touch born of a kindly philosophy make these earlier chapters entertaining as well as instructive Anybody who harbors the be Hcf that coming up with a Broadway smashhit is the prod uct of one stroke of genius will CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 land staff fruitless negotiating left the altachesteel industry and union bitter Actor Cob urn 82 Weds Widow 41 HOLLYWOOD Iff Actor Charles Coburn 82 has brought home a widow just half his age He caught the film colony by surprise Sunday when Minnesota Partly cloudy coolhe flew to Las Vegas and Chessman Fails in SACRAMENTO Calif Gov Edmund G Brown Mon day refused to spare the life of Caryl Chessman Chessman who has been in death row for 11 years is sched uled to be executed Friday Browns statement said the convicted kidnaprobber has not of Grinnell on Highway 6 late Name That Tune to Leave the Air NEWYORK Name That Tune goes off the air after Monday nights show The Columbia Broadcasting System announced it was scrapital hospital Competent medical sought executive clemency and to the contrary He has de clared that he seeks only vindi cation THIS I CANNOT give him The evidence of his guilt is He The record shows a deliber ate career of robberies and ddnapings followed by sexual assaults and acts perversion accomplished at the point of a oaded gun One of his victims 17 years old at the time still is hope lessly confined in a slate men Outstate Crashes Claim 3 North lowans Among Dead A two car crash which claimed the lives of five eastern Iowa men headlined a tragic weekend in which 13 persons died of traffic injuries on loxva lighways In addition twoNorth lowans were victims of outofstate crashes Arlene D Broekney 40 Elma died a twocar crash in eastern Minnesota near Shaf er The former Arlene Ackers Charles City Mrs Brockney is survived by her husband and a sister Mrs Martin Jensen New Haven Robert Brown 23 New Hamp on was killedin an automobile accident near Zapata early Monday Brown the son of Mr and Mrs Walter Brown was in the U S Air Force and stationed in Texas KILLED IN THE crash on crest of a hill on Highway 64 about one mile west of Sabula Saturday night were William J Horsfield 23 Earl Rollinger 24 Donald Coohey 22 and Mil ton Quinn 24 all of Cascade and Ervin Paul Harmsen 41 whofarmednear Sabula Officers said the Cascade youths car was traveling at a high rate of speed and was on the wrong side of the road when it struck Harrnsens Harmsen was alone He and Horsfield to be the driver of the other vehicle vere thrown from their cars The other three youths were trapped in the car which burst into flames after the collision Mrs Elzada Lester Grinnell died Sunday night in a Grinnell hospital of injuries suffered in a twocar crash four miles east The State Department sai Russia ordered him out of the country when he refused to b a turncoat An Old Story Another Cold Front Due In Another cold front was due to move into northwest Iowa late Monday and overspread the state by Tuesday Thus Iowas first real look at typical autumn weather is due to be short lived Mondays low temperatures ranged from 35 degrees at Ce dar Rapids to 44 Spencer and Council City had 39 The outlook for Tuesday morning was for readings from he upper 20s in the northwest to the mid30s in the southeast Sundays highs ranged from 0 at Dubuque to 72 at Council Bluffs and Sioux City and the readings were about the same ilonday afternoon SAME and accusing each other of bull headedness The industry said it was re sisting union wagebenefit de mands that would force an other round of disastrous wage inflation upon the steel industry and the The union said the industry was deliberately forcing a policestate return of unwilling workers to their jobs DAVID J McDONALD union president hinted at trouble among workers under an injunc tion He complained some steel mill managers are being briefed to spy for slowdowns and report them back to Washington for court punishment under the in junction Everybody ing Secretary of Labor James P an injunc tion may get steel production resumed temporarily but will solve nothing permanently Mc Donald grimly pledged a re newed strike should an 90day njunction reach its prescribed imit Osterdock Fisherman Drowns in River GUTTENBERG Id Eugene Moser 26 Os erdock drowned in the Missis ippiRiver near here Sunday ight when a small boat struck log and capsized Moser was fishing in the boat with Gary Parker 22 Osterdock Parker also was thrown into the water butmanaged to swim to nearby island er Highs Tuesday 4045 GlobeGazette weather up to 8 Monday Maximum Minimum At 8 Sunday Three others were in jured THE INJURED are Cliff Wheeler Grinnell driver of the car in which Mrs Lester his sisterinlaw was riding and Mr and Mrs August Amick Osceola Amick was driving the other car Frederick George Carstens 31 Ackley was killed Sunday when his car struck a bridge abutment on Highway 20 about one mile west of Aplington m Butler County Dennis Jack Mid calf 22 Mar ion was fatally injured Sunday married Winifred Jean Clements ping the TV musical quiz proauthorities are of the opinionj lljs rammed iNalzka a widow She is 41 Cogram in line with its new polUhat her condition is at least nto of a car jn Cedar data burn and his new wife have known each other seven years 61 39 46 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Sunday Maximum 55 Minimum 29 REPORT DENIED RABAT Morocco UP The U S Embassy Monday denied press reports that the United Stales has offered to give up its air bases in Morocco within two years icy of dropping all its TV show with big money awards or ex pensive prizes Frank Stanton CBS president said last Friday the network was dropping the quiz shows because of the im possibility of guarding agains dishonest practices The NBC has said it will con tinue its quiz programs IKE GETS REPORT President Eis enhower is handed the report of his special panel inthe steel strike The AP result We Left tp right with the President are John Perkins Paul Lehoozky and George Taylor chairman partially the result of the out rages perpetrated upon CHESSMAN STILL has pend ing before the Supreme Court a final appeal for a new examination ofhis trial record Chessman now 38 was tenced in 1948 after being con victed of 17 felonies as the red light bandit of lovers lanes Marshall Rites to Be Tuesday WASHINGTON body of Gen George C Marshall lies in state at Washington Nation al Cathedral Simple last hon ors will follow Tuesday at Ar lington National Cemetery The soldier and statesman died Friday night The fivestar general of the Army was 78 Canon Luther D Miller of the Episcopalian Cathedral will conduct services Tuesday after noon at the Ft Meyer Chapel which adjoins the cemetery Marshall had requested that services to be held to a mini mum His burial will be private On the Inside Page 4 Clear Lake News 67 Society News 89 11 North Iowa News 12 Sports 1314 Mason City News 1417 Latest 21 Rapids Midcalf died in University Hospital in Iowa City from a fractured skull jaw and leg Robert Murray 40 Madrid and Michael Peeler twoweek old son of Mr and Mrs Frank lin Peeler West Des Moines were killed Saturday in a car Los Angeles truck collision near Salter Donald W Hatcher 21 of near New Virginia was killed Saturday when the car he was driving crashed into the back of a pickup truck on Highway 35 north of New Virginia LEONARD EBERLE 47 Em metsburg died in an Emmets burg hqspital Saturday of in juries suffered in a onecar ac cident near Pocahontas than a week ago And Patience Hortori 66 Des Moines was killed Friday night in a hitrun accident owner of the car which police say killed Mrs Horton has been charged with manslaughter He pleaded innocent One other lowan died in an outofstate crash Alvina Lewis 45 Sioux City was one of three persons killed in a twocar crash on an intersection four miles west of South Sioux City Sunday HUNTING VICTIMS SALT LAKE CITY Utah Utahs deerhunting season opened at dawn Saturday and by the close seven persons were dead and at least five had been wounded t V ;