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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 15, 1963, Mason City, Iowa NFO CORNING disgruntled witb the leadership of the National Farmers Orcani ration they hope to enlist the support of other members In their drive to oust President Oren Staley Spokesmen for the insurgents Thursday they will hold a meeting at Mexico Mo next Monday night and make public their complaints against Staley and other national officers The rebellious group had planned to meet with Staley and the national board of directors here Thursday but walked out r of the meeting without discuss ing their when SU ley and the board refuted to al low a neutral person to preside over the meeting Staley later dismissed their complaints as the actions of a few beaten politicians trying to get a fizzling campaign start fed Staley of Mo who has been president since shortly aft er the NFO was founded eight years ago said he planned to seek reelection at the national convention in Des Moines Dec 45 seek support to oust Staley T ill V 1 I dont believe they will be able to find a man to run me that is willing to take the beating he said Bob of Winterset for mer national vice president who is one of the leaders of the in surgents said he does not plan to seek the presidency He was beaten in a race against Staley last year But we have several candi dates in mind that could run Casper said The rebel group included Dale Cochran of Eagle Grove for mer national publicity director Lawrence Walton of Clayton 111 state president of the Illi nois NFO Bill Ryner of Winter set former national treasurer Hal Noland of Adairforiner national secretary and three former national directors Befi nard Casey of Iowa Frank Geer of Altoona 3tan and Orville Leaz of Elmwood Nebraska state president They and others in their 28 man group walked out of the meeting with Staley and the na tional board after an hourlong hassle over who should pre side Walton said he had been promised by two national direc tors that a neutral chairman would1 preside Staley and the directors denied any suchprom ise had been given and said NFO bylaws call for Staley to serve as chairman of all board meetings Cochran said his grouphad planned to present private documented statements that the organization not long endure under the present lead ership He said since the and Staley will not discuss the com plaints or do anything to reme I dy the problems hi group will make them public Cochran Casper and others expressed dissatisfaction with the violence that broke out dur ing the 1962 holding action on livestock staged by the NFO and indicated many of their cojjnplaints concerned those in cidents that Noland said broke the back of the NFO They also said they were con cerned with the handling of fi nances by the NFO Members of the Midwest farm organiza tion pay a year but the fi nancial record and the member 7 he ship of the NFO have never been made public fiyner said when he was sec retary he haa to sign blank checks which later were filled out by an office secretary The practice still is in force and has been criticized by the firm that audits the NFO books he said That is not a very business like manner in which to handle money that runs into millions of dollars Ryher said Casper said documents which prove what he called violations of other NFO bylaws would be made public in the meeting at Mexico Mo North Iowas Daily Newspaper EdifM for HM Home newspaper that makes all North lowans neighb ors Home Edition VOL IIS Auoeltted PTCM ud UaJted Frew International Full Uw MASON FRIDAY NOVEMBER 15 1943 UOc a Paper Consists of Two SectionsSection No 240 nnedy prods again for tax cut bill projects OK water bill involving state WASHINGTON M The House Appropriations Commit tee approved Friday a bill carrying more than mil lion Engineers water projects in Iowa for the fiscal year ending next June 30 In addition bill carried nullionin projects on the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers i more projects by the Army Engineers and the The bill to the lp4e The approved by the committee was million be low the budget recommenda tions which President Kennedy made to Congress in January The committee also approved million for work on the Missouri River from St Louis to Kansas City including funds to proceed with contpletion of a ninefoot navigation channel Of the Iowa total the largest share would go toward construction 500 for surveys and 000 for planning In addition the committee ap proved million for Mis souri River agricultural levees in Iowa Kansas Missouri and Nebraska1 million for Mis souri channel stabilization from Omaha to Kansas City mil lion for Mississippi River regu lating works construction and for a survey of the Upper Mississippi Basin Woman dies Assault is charge filed BOONE A 63yearold woman died Friday of injuries police said were the result of an apparent beating in her home Thursday night She was Mrs Ruth Alice Johnson Handschin of Boone Her son Richard Garrett Johnson 26 a construction worker was charged with as sault He was being held pend ing further investigation Mrs Handschin who married her present husband last Oct 10 in Oregon died at the Boone County Hospital Police said Mrs Handschin her son had a family argu ment in the room The son who works for the Hallett Construction Co in Boone does not live at the Handschin home North Iowa Weather outlook and warmer Friday nffht Sat urday Lows Friday nisM in Saturday in details en 2 A bit ter dispute6ver proposed grain sales to the Soviet bloc is hold ing up Senate passage of Presi dent Kennedys badly mauled foreign aid bill The row erupted suddenly Thursday night just when a fi nal vote on au thorization appeared near after 14 days of debate l r t DEATH past the of Waves sweep upsidedown oil by Associated Press staff photoiapKer J Walter Greeri The just Qvefr Yale pro USRed on marks and can articles WASHINGTON Khrushchevs belligerent Soviet relations are jyi a deep un C Barghoorn theYaje scholar ar rested on espionage charges President Kennedy expressed he administration view at his news c o n f e re ac e Thurs f when hesaid the arrestof theprofessor 52 has damaged the atmosphere be tween the two countries and de clared I want to Professor Barghoorn out of prison In the view here the Yale po litical scientists arrest marks the low point so far in a gradual deteri oration of US Soviet rela tions since the a g r e ement reached in Of THE NEWS Moscow on the nucle ar test ban treaty This once heralded Moscow spirit offi cials said is fading as swiftly as the spirit of Camp David in brief period of re laxed tensions following Soviet Premier Khrushchevs meeting with President Dwight D Eisen hower V The Barghoorn case is one of several signs that Moscow getting impatient because the test ban pact failed to bring the results for which the Russians evidently hoped OHwr major incidents were the Russian blocking of Allied convoys on the road to Berlin re recent antiAmeri in Moscows gov ernmentcontrolled press After theCtek ban pact Mos cow iwas hoping for sweeping changes in US foreign policy including abandonment of plans to create a nuclear force for the Atlantic There pressed Kremlin might in the dents words recognize the im pact of Barghoorns arrest and release him was some hope ex by officialsthat1the Inside Thie Olobe RAKES tax cut as Page 3 COOKBOOKS galore and Page 8 ALLSTATE football teams named V Paee 11 Editorials 4 Mason City news 67 verge of final passage Latest markets Society news Sports news Television news 1314 North Iowa news 15 Clear Lakenews 17 TEST HELD NEVADA TEST SITE UPI The Atomic Energy up aid bill Bicker over grain f an amend Mundt RrSD to thej JExport rmport Bank from guaranteeing payments private grain sales to Communist countries After turbulent exchanges Democratic Leader Mike Mans field of Montana offered a mo tion to kill the amendment He was defeated 4640 Senate Re publican Leader Everett M Dirksen of Illinois who has worked with Mansfield for the failed to vote bills passage with him Opponents of the amendment argued it1 would kill projected plans for a surplus wheat sale to Russia and other deals under negotiation with Communist bloc countries Once the tabling motion was defeated and with noend of the debate in sight the Senate re cessed until noon Friday Until the fightbroke1 out over the grain sale issue the bill slashed by and so riddled with amendments that Kennedy voiced an angry pro test at his news conference Thursday appeared on the Kennedy charged that cuts were denying him an sentiai foreign policy tool the After administration forces Jst the tabling motion Asst Democratic Leader Hubert H Humphrey of Minnesota an nounced that Mundts amend ment would not be voted on any Nev time soon if I can Mundt said his amendment ThVrJi aiiu mj ainenament home the night be conon file for days was prompted testified He was quite unset ducted an underground test by ExportImport Bank plans to with Mr Olesen for Smg this Here hncnrn V A vio 1jmiAMt JDSIIK pians u Unsure loans by American banks Auto Workers President Walter Reuther together listen to speech session of the AFL CKTconvention in New York Carol Wrote note about other girl MINNEAPOLIS Minn UPI note in a womans neat the handwriting of an understanding wife The note frbm Carol Thomp son the wife said Ron Olesen called this evening and said that you should stay away from his wife ts this the reason you me togo to Europe Ha ha Carol It was pinned to the husbands pillow one night in i962 The husband was T Eugene Thompson a St Paul criminal attorney who had been playing around withL Mrs Jacqueline Olesen a former secretary in Thompsons law office A witness at the first degree murder trial ofthe cut baby faced Thompson testified Friday that Thompson had called him in to his office and showed him the note R Donald Kelly the witness said Thomp renting office space from him Thompson said he found the note on his pillow when he got home the night before Kelly quite upset call JACQUELINE OLESEN He said his wife was certain ly a good sportHe said can you imagine any wife being as understanding as this The motive of the alleged mis tress is one of seven links the state hopes to put together to convince a jury of six men and six women thatThompson 35 should be sent to jail for life as the mastermind of a plot to kill his wife Carol 34 a devoted housewife and church worker Rakes Barry Two slaying suspects reveal story MONTEZUMA of Lee Wosslimr M MONTEZUMA of the three exconvicts charged with killing a Grinnell police man have disclosed their ver sion of what occurred early Wednesday morning before Offi cer Ralph Ogan Jr was shot Richard Craig 25 of Des Moines and Thomas Patrick Kiernan 23 of Booneville were whisked to the Poweshiek Coun tyjil here Thursday evening after a brief arraignment at Grinnell in which they pleaded innocent In an interview with news di rector ForrestMitchell of sta tion KGRN Kiernan said he did not do the shooting and Craig claimed he was asleep in the back seat of their car They did not say who fired the shots They said the third man Gary Lee WessJing 23 Des Moines had been drinking smashed the window of a Grinnell clothing store and took a shaving kit and a flask before the policeman ap peared on the scene to question them Wessling tried to take his life rather than surrender when the three were trapped in a farm home near Dubuque shortly aft er the slaying He is in serious condition at University Hospi tals in Iowa City with a self inflicted gun wound More than 100 townspeople gathered in Grinnell when Craig and Kiernan were brought back there from Dubuque late Thurs day The crowd stood outside tha office of Justice of the Peace John H Burma and a few went inside when the grim f faced prisoners were arraigned Some men held children on their shoulders to catch a glimpse of the prisoners Ex cept for talking everything was calm The arraignment lasted only about five minutes In voices barely audible Craig and Kier nan waived to the grand jury County Attorney Clint Ryan of Brooklyn called a special ses sion of the grand jury for next Thursday to consider indict ments Meanwhile a memorial fund for the family of 34yearold Ogan father of three children had grown to Thursday night Grinnell Mayor Joseph L Van Horn announced Van Horn president of Gen eral Telephone Companies of Iowa Missouri and Nebraska said contributions may be sent to the Ralph Ogan Memorial Fund in care of the Chamber of Commerce at Grinnell The Grinnell city attorney said the Ogan family will be eligible for a death bene fit from the Iowa Workmens Compensation Fund in addition to social security program bene fits In jail here Kiernan said he was driving the yellow car ia which the three were riding Craig showing no sign of re mofse claimed he didnt know about the shooting until they had left Grinnell He said Wess ling had been drinking from a bottle of rum and it was ridic ulous for him to smash the clothing store window because it was practic ally under a street light Unemployment big problem NEW YORK Kennedy told a cheering AFL CIO convention Friday there is no good reason why Congress should not pass bis 111 billion tax cut bill Kennedy said some i four mil ion persons are out of work and that those who talk about fed eral deficits should look at that figure criticizes without flamingithem poucies of Re publicans including Gov Nelson A New York and Sen Barry Goldwater of Ari zona They do not have a singla constructive jobcreating pro gram of their own to offer he said Kennedy said the nation must lave its strongest economic im rovement in history because we must move so fast just to stand still He agreed with the union del igates that unemployment is he nations chief domestic prob em If we can obtain the prompt lassage of the pendng ion tax reduction bill we will be sailing by next AprU on the winds of the longest and strong est peacetime expansion in our nations economic Kennedy said in a prepared peech But he avoided the question if reducing the work week the op priority item of business aid before the convention by AFL CIO President George VIeany We urgently need a taxcut now as insurance against reces sion Kennedy said The tax bill which the ad ministration hoped to get passed early this year is bogged down in Congress We need that cut as this bill provides where it will do the most percentage cuts in tax liabilities in the lower brackets are three times as large as those in the upper brackets Kennedy said And the greatest benefits of all will go to the unemployed for whom the tax cut will pro vide two million to three million new jobs BULLETIN SAIGON South Viet Nam UPI The first 250 to 300 U S military advisers to withdrawn from South Nam will leave Dec 3 it announced Friday The U S Army said plans still call for 1000 men to be withdrawn by the end of the year SAME ;