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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 3, 1965, Mason City, Iowa r Tries to break deadlock in Fort Dodge strike DBS MOINES AP Gov f the Srtrikfe rcsident for indlstrial The union has been recognized the union wants all disciplinary to break a umrtJT T Tne local nas 265 aliens as airent at the Fort matters to be subjected to Joint time Saturday an agreement can be reached be tween management and striking packinghouse workers the com pany has served notice that it will resume operations Monday The plant has been idle since March 6 On two previous occasions the Prisoners Must pay a to collect VOL 105 By CHARLES W WALK North Iowa News Director BRITT A dismissed Britt policeman Friday emphasized he isnt through fighting for his job Emit Kyle whose dismissal from Britts twoman police force became official Thursday predicted that the situation could turn out to be quite a war unless he is rehircd Kyle a 10year veteran of the police force was fired last week by Mayor Ray Baker for refus Regardless of whether Dust storms feared Plains are dry By OVID A MARTIN AP Farm Writer WASHINGTON AP Farm officials are keeping a watchful eye on droughtplagued areas of the Great Plains fearful that the region may undergo again the disaster of the dust storms of the 1930s Twice as much land as a year has been damaged by winter and spring winds They have whipped up the loose dry soil to bring heavy losses in re sources and damage to adjacent lands where the soil is being hold intact by crops and grass es The greit bulk of the eroded land is in the southern Great Plains mainly in Texas Okla homa New Mexico Kansas and southern Nebraska Much of this region has suffered two years of drought There is no quick cure save rains which re plenish top and subsoils Yet no Agriculture Depart ment officials expect the situa tion to approach the seriousness of the 19iOs when the socalled black blizzards lifted thou sands of tons of soil from the parched earth carried them to upperair circuits and deposited thorn on areas hundreds of miles away Those storms drove thousands of farmers from the land and brought economic hardship not only to the farming areas but to rural towns and communities Under the leadership of the departments Soil Conservation Service and local soil conserva tion districts farmers in the Great Plains have learned much about tying their soil down and preventing economic disaster of the proportions suffered 30 years ago The service was set up at the instigation of President Frank lin D Roosevelt The agency has assembled and maintained staffs of engineers trained in soil management and conserva tion Through research and ex perimentation it has shown landowners how to beat the winds by using a variety of practices for holding soil in place President Johnson believes Jandosvncrs should bear a part of the cost He wants them to pay up to 50 per cent of the cost of technical assistance provided by soil engineers in the installa tion of soil and water conserva tion projects In addition he wants to cut million from the S220 mil lion the federal government has been providing each year for farmers who carry out ap proved conservation practices Most organized farm groups oppose a reduction in conserva tion payments and the plaa to shift costs to landowners ot of conlrovcrsy bui direct evidence that ousted milk sani tarian Richard Dennler ever cheated the stale on his expense accounts or working time Dennler himself on the stand Thursday afternoon and Friday morning testified that his re ports of individual items of rou GRKENSBORO NC AP daytoday expenses somc You cant get a refund if you times were inaccurate dont pay a tax and thats what got 16 prisoners in trouble A federal grand jury indicted them Friday on charges of filing false claims for income tax re funds while Ihcy were in a pris on camp at West Jefferson William Olden McCall a na tive of Jackson County was ac cused as being the mastermind On each bill he was charged along with one of the 15 others with filing false claims in their names The government also accused him of seeking a refund for him iclf company has abandoned at the governors request efforts to re open its plant with nonstrikers if necessary Hughes arranged Friday for a resumption of negotiations in his office and urged that the parties including federal medi ators meet around the clock if necessary The union will be represented by Ralph Helstcin of Chicago international president of the United Packinghouse Workers of America who apparently was to be the only spokesman for strik ing UPWA Local 1135 at Fort Dodge The local has 285 mem bers Representing the company will be A D Anderson presi dent Currier Holman board chairman and Arden Walker vice president for industrial re lations Walker said the company will not agree to any further delay in resuming operations The company is going to op erate starting at 8 oclock Mon day morning he said The union has been recognized as bargaining agent at the Fort Dodge plant but a contract has never been signed The company reportedly wants unilateral authority to act against workers who take part in walkouts or slowdowns while the union wants all disciplinary matters to be subjected to joint companyunion arbitration Company officials met with Gov Hughes Friday to explain plansfor reopening the plant Monday and to ask for protec tion The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Home Edition MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY APRIL 3 1945 UOe Piper Coiulifi erf Two Associated Prtsi Full Leasa No 47 MIGs jump f i Dismissed Britt policeman fights for job LJ A D I EC At IS ijii ing to take orders and failure to fill out duty reports Thurs day the Britt City Council up held Bakers decision to fire Kyle by a 40 vote with one councilman abstaining The next move probably will take place at Monday nights regular council meeting At the meeting the council will act on three applications received for Kyles old job Baker admitted Friday that he doesnt know which way to go on this thing He pointed out however that his decision to fire Kyle wasnt done without a great deal of thought He was placed on 30day probation for the same charges last fall the mayor added As soon as the probation pe riod was over he went right back to his same old ways Failure by Kyle to fill out duty reports seems to be one of the major points of dissen tion between him and the mayor Filling out these reports makes me feel silly Kyle said He says he sees no neces sity for written reports on such routine duties as checking resi dential areas or alleys while on night shifts Kyi also expressed dissalis factioin with being the No 2 man on the twoman police force Don Carpenter hired as a policeman last fall was pro moted to chief of police shortly after the first of the year Kyle charges that Carpenter doesnt get along with people but the council gives him any thing he wants Although he has been on the force only six months he makes more money than me Baker countered that Carpen ter received the pay boost after serving a 90day trial period Carpenter the mayor added has done a very good job Kyle is using the power of the petition in his drive to be rehired At a sympathy meeting Monday night petitions bearing nearly 300 signatures were presented The petitions asked for the reinstatement of Kyle Friday Baker charged hat most of the names on the peti tions were obtained in taverns The petitions also were signed by area farmers and residents of neighboring towns These people Baker added dont vote in Britt so their names on the petitions dont mean any thing Kyle countered by saying that the number of signatures now on the petitions is nearly 500 He also said that 90 per cent of businessmen are on my side jets Is first meeting in Viet WHERES THE FELLOW Photofax WITH THE OATS As feeding time u i IT I XII J11HI ttS ICCUlIlg b 1 III C draws near this quintet of horses peer anxiously from their stall windows searching for the man with the oats The harness show horses are owned by Sid ney Latham of Dallas and are housed on his farm near Garland Texas No direct evidence to cheating by Dennler By CHAD SKAGGS DES MOINES AP After two days of testimony a legis Inside The Globe Church news 4 Mason City news 67 Latest markets 7 Society news 8 Sports 9 Newman Surveyor 11 Comics 72 Editorials 13 Classified pages 1415 Clear Lake news Charred crosses near Liuzzo home DETROIT charred crosses were found Saturday one at the home of slain civil rights worker Mrs Viola Liuzzo nd the other in front of the citycounty building in down town Detroit Police said neither cross was burning when found They said they thought both crosses had been set afire somewhere else and charred then thrown out of i But he insisted time and again oratory in protest over the ac that his total claims were fair tion She is a Republican an and justified He said he never Arab born in Jerusalem and charged the state for money he didnt spend on state business he never used his state car dur ing vacations and never neglected his job to work on the new home he had under con struction in 1963 and 1964 Neighbors and construction men in brief turns as Witnesses supported Dennlers testimony that he was at the house during Ihc construction at various times of the day and that he sometimes worked on the build He said his job of inspecting dairies dairy farms and retail lairy outlets had irregular lours and allowed him to be at the house at odd times He testified that an error in wsling a mileage record for his car could leave the impression that he might have driven his state car on vacation The major witnesses in Lhe two days of hearing Were Mrs Dennler who 1vas nervous and broke into tears Dennler outwardly calm through hours on the stand and Mrs Huda Felland who snapped at the committee and said it was un fair to Dennler and the witness es She called the investigation disgraceful The hearing resumes at 10 am Monday Democratic Secretary of Ag riculture Kenneth Owen took of fice last January and soon after ward fired Dcnnler 52 a Le Mars Republican who had been on the job 19 years Dennler has a college degree in dairy industry He was re placed with Nicholas Mars Democrat and farmer who attended college two quar ters Mrs Fell and K quit her Officers said they did not know who was responsible Mrs Liuzzo 39 white mother of five children was shot and killed in Alabama March 25 aft er participating in a civil rights march from Selma to Montgom ery Ala The burnt cross was found in the backyard of the Liuzzo home The dead womans husband Anthony 51 and his children W asleep when the cross was job as head of the placed in the yard departments milk and food lab I naturalized as an American citizen An honor student in high school she worked her way through Drake University to a bachelors degree and the Uni versity of Iowa to a masters degree and now has nearly com pleted work toward a doctorate Through her responses to questions her attorney Sen Tom Riley R Cedar Rapids brought out that other state per sonnel apparently handled their expense accounts the same way as Dennlcr did Mrs Felland exhibited ex pense accounts of bank exam ncrs who she said should enow how to fill out an expense account They should have more magination Please look at hem The vouchers showed claims of for every breakfast for every lunch and for ivery dinner This recalled Dennlers testi mony that he spent what state money was needed for his work hen at the end of the week simply wrote into the forms enough individual items to add up to the amount he was due Sen Franklin S Main D Lamoni the committee chair DENNLER turn to Page Threat of floods increase Rain adds to woes Kj THE ASSOCIATE PRESS Rain moved into Iowa Satur day adding to the flood woes of he watersoaked state Heaviest rain was expected in entral and southeast sections of the state but showers were likely in northern Iowa which still had a blanket of snow from March storms The rain not only to runoff problems but also melt ed snow and ice which was ex pected to pump even more wa ter into the states swollen streams The Weather Bureau said most of the precipitation will end during the night although a few showers are likely in the southeast Sunday morning Afternoon temperatures were expected to vary from about 40 degrees in the northeast to around 50 degrees in the south west slightly above Fridays highs which varied from 34 de grees at Spencer to 47 degrees at Council Bluffs Lows Saturday night will be in the 30s with cooler tempera tures predicted for Sunday when highs will be in the 30s and 40s Freeman raps ADA farm policy WASHINGTON AP Sec retary of Agriculture Orville L Freeman took the liberal Amer cans for Democratic Action ADA to task Saturday for what he said was a reactionary farm policy that would inaugu rate an era of scarce highcost ood He said the organizations proposal to phase out price sup ixrt programs in favor of pro grams for lowincome farmers and for bringing farm workers under the minimum wage has no factual basis Neither of these actions will Alabama even begin to equip the nation to deal with complex challenges of rural America in transition Freeman said in a speech prepared for ADAs 18th annual vens 78 of Rippcy an auc convention Uonccr in Iowa since 1921 died Phasing out the commodity early Saturday in a Perry hos programs he said would duce net farm income from billion a year to less than billion And at a time when fewer than 400000 farmers earn as much as skilled labor wages the ADA proposal he said SAME DATE1H4177 I with LBJ WASHINGTON AP Am jassador Maxwell D Taylor is Joing back to Saigon with plans o add several thousand Ameriwas or what national ans to the US force in SouthmarkinSs lhev North fiet Nam Nam is known to have Viet Nam He also intends to see another 160000 South Vietnamese added to the fight against the Commu nist Viet Cong this year raising the countrys total to about 700 000 SURE SIGN OF SPRING The temperature climbed into the 70s and that was enough to en courage these Carmelite nuns in Oklahoma City to get outdoors for some baseball Thats Sister Paillette about to swing the bat Sister Stephanie is the catch er The scene is the playground of the Villa Teresa Roman Catholic elementary school Boycott plan badly received MONTGOMERY Ala I Many of Alabamas leading businessmen and legislators believe Dr Martin Luther Kings economic boycott of this state will only hurt racial relations If the boycott should be suc cessful it can serve no other purpose than to worsen relations in the state said race produced Crawford Johnson III a soft drink xecutivc and president of the Birmingham Chamber of iommerce Fortunately I dont think that Dr King wiii be success ful he said King announced the three stage boycott Friday in Balti more The first stage of the boy cott which he said would start immediately is to ask any in dustry or national business con cern considering building plants in Alabama to immediately suspend their plans for such expansion The second stage would deal with private investment funds in Alabama and federal deposits in banks King said AUCTIONEER DIES RIPPEY Orrie R Ste North Iowa Weather outlook Cloudy with occasional rain would consign many of the most or drizzle through Saturday successful heap to poverty night Mostly cloudy and cool er Sunday i while the third stage would spe cifically single in the out state items which King feels the nation should boycott The boycott brought angry responses from Alabama state legislators The white folks if they so desire can boycott too said Rep John Lewis Gates of Shel by County accusing King of being power mad now I cant see how with that type of rash thinking the Negro people of Alabama can believe that King is helping their cause said Sen Jimmy Mc Dow of Shelby County King said the boycott would go on until these conditions are met An end to the poll lax in all elections Voter registrations at times convenient to working pcopie such as at night and on week ends Appointment of Negroes to policymaking positions on state boards and in state agencies An end lo alleged police bru tality and the assurance oi equal police protection to al citizens Denunciation by officials and civic leaders of violence and o the use of racist ideas in politi cal statements This is no attempt lo destroy the economy of the stale oi Ala bama King said Taylor back to Saigon No shots exchanged SAIGON Viet Nam Three Communist MIG jet fighters jumpedUSNavy aircraft Saturday as the American planes blasted out a vital bridge link in North Viet Nams major northsouth coastal rail and road route only 65 miles south of Hanoi the Red capital It marked the first time American aircraft have en countered Communist planes in the Vietnamese war Navy planes chased but the Communist planes slipped away in a haze Navy spokesman Capt George H Whistler said He did not be lieve the American planes got close enough to fire during the pursuit Whistler did not say what model of the Sovietbuilt MIG some old MIG15 and MIG17 air craft They arc not believed to possess any of the sophisticated MIG21s Whistler said the Red jets ap peared on the scene and made a pass on one US aircraft He Taylor completed a week ne dici not know if the Jolicy conferences with Presi lent Johnson and top officials lere Friday He leaves Wash ington tonight to return to his embassy heavily damaged by a terrorist bombing Tuesday The conferences reportedly onfirmed present major stratc including continued air strikes against Communist North Viet Nam and extensive use of air as well as ground forces against Viet Cong con entrations in the South The aim is to convince North Viet Nam it cannot win in the South and that it can get peace only by halting infiltration of troops and arms MIGs fired but he assumed they did and had missed the Navy plane Apparently the Navy planes did not score any hits either Whistler said the attack waa completely successful in sever ing Route I Thirty aircraft from the 7lh Fleet carriers Hancock and Cor al Sea had attacked the bridge across the Nam Ma River Sat urday morning but caused only moderate damage Pilots re ported a heavy haze restricted visibility A second attack was ordered Saturday afternoon and 30 Al infiltration and supply bases in the North began Feb 7 Offi cials here say so far they sec no sign North Viet Nam is ihanging its mind about the war There have been reports from abroad of a weakening in Ha nois determination hut these have been discounted by offi cials here including Johnson and planes dumped 500and 1000 bombs on the bridge dropping one span into the riv er In all GO tons of bombs were dropped One Navy F8 Crusader jet was hit by antiaircraft lire dur ing the afternoon raid The pilot landed safely at Da Nang air MIGs Pfease turn to Page 2 AP Pbotrfax Skis and THOSE ARE THE rtu crutches provide mute but eloquent testimony lo the finish of a clay on the slopes for one unlucky skibuff The crutches became part of he aprcaski gear worn by Peggy Saiilt of Toronto after a skiing expedition to Minden Ont ;