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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 19, 1963, Mason City, Iowa PTWM Mtf UrtM MtvtptMr that mak es all North I o wans neighbors Home Edition MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY NOVIMtiR If 1HJ eapjrJTMf Paper al OM Me 243 Jesus wonts me they sing ice DES MOINES AP Police were looking Tuesday for the parents of two pretty Uttle girls abandoned in a coin laundry The parents were identified as Robert and Janet Fidler who live in an apartment in Des Moines Authorities said the girls Lauri 4 and Jani 3 are sis ters They spent the night at the Polk County Juvenile Home When found Monday the tots didnt know their last name or where they hve and told PoUce Matron Florence they were just friends Juvenile officials went to the Fidler apartment Tuesday and found a boy getting ready to leave for school and an elderly man asleep in a bedroom The boy told officers his moth er had been home but left early Tuesday to pick up his father at work The Fidlers face child aban donment charges The girls were left in the coin laundry Monday afternoonat 2 ifLi pm and taken to the police station three hours later when no one claimed them Mrs Pauline Gaskill who was in charge of the QuikSave Laundry said a woman brought the children in and then walked out to a waiting car 1 Mrs Gaskill called police at 5 pm when the re turn When officers asked Lauri where her mother went she whispered to a beer tavern Thegirls had warm clothes but dirty faces About the only information they could supply was that each had a kitten and they could sing a duet Jesus Wants Me for a Sunbeam MEXICO1 Mo eaders of the National Farmers Organization gathered in Mexi co Monday night to accusethe organizations president Oren e Staley Rea Mo of using it for his personal advancement Bob Casper of Winterset fowa a former vice president of the NFO said About an the organization ot done this year and last year s politicking Its a little diffi cult to put your money in an or ganization and have it used to cut your throat You cant lost leadership as you have in the NFO the last few years and have a strong or ganization SING WANTS METPolice Matron Florence Welshons right com forts two little girls who were abah aoned at an automatic laundry in Des Moines Police said the girls could identify themselves only as Jani 3 and Lauri 4 left and and they sisters While waiting tobe taken to the Polk County Juvenile Home they sang Jesus Wants Me For A Sun beam Shaft man top Farm Bureau v MOINES tfl The 167 pounds in States Farmer showed only15 per cent Sheff of legislative reapThink of the potential they of Iowa farm people thought the portionment is the most imcould just move theirconsumtv 1963 leeislatiirAHiH a portioiiment is the portantv state issue most imcould just move their 1963 legislature did a good job the Iowa tion of red meat from1 VprmooV wtin wac AWTTU vftvu PJCU XIUIIL iivc wuo cnairmai Farm Bureau has faced 50 pounds Think of of theHouseWays and Means T A A Cl A 1 tinngiPresident E Howard Hill potential for exports of breed said fin his farewell address ing stock and feed grains Tuesday v Hill told the 3000 persons fnrtiYitf tho rnnvnntinn fhof f 1C Farm BUTCaU tending the state convention that the Farm Bureau is in the thick of this fight The vote on whether to ratify the Shaff Plan Dec 3 is the last step in 10 years of hard workand earnest effort to se ciire honest reapportionment for this Hate Hill said I have deep convictions that we are rightin our stand infavor of jjthe Shaff Plan Our policy is crystal we are for reapportionment Hill said TheFaririiBureau has led ttie supporters the plan purging voters to approve it Hill inrhis final report to the said thatcoun tries like Japan Formosa and thePhilippines someday will be peoples and will iprovide a market for this ia grains Hill who is stepping down rafter serving 16 years as feder ation president challenged the Farm Bureau to play an im portant role in building trade and lasting friendships in the Orient He cited Japan in particular and said it has the fastest grow ing economy in the world Japan is the Iowa farmers test c u s t o m e r Hill said They are the largest importer of American farm products Japan has the greatest po tential for increase as a custo mer for our farm products capita per year compared to North Iowa Weather outlook Partly efovdy cloudiness continued mild Wtdnttday Lows In low Hiflh in MM SH Weatter details on 2 day Committee said the reason wa hat the legislature failed b provide property tax relief He said a sincere effort wa A AU O HJULOti lttj t meeting which will endWjednesniade to spread the tax base day with election of a to deemphasize our de dent endence upon property tax for I J f fr Two avowed candidates for local government primarily the post areWayne Keith 55of schools Algona now vice president and J Merrill Anderson 48 of New ton member of the Farm Bu reau board of directors Other candidates could appear before the100member house of delegates comes to the election of officers Hill wasa member of a recent trade mission of 17 Iowa farm ers who yisiied Japan Hong Kong Formosa and the Philip pines He urged initiation of a trainee program in Japanese farmers and inciting leatlerV of Japanese and large importers to visit We can inyitie them to come over here to visit our farmsiV he said We can show them that we are anxious to be their friends that we want to trade with them Hill said the Iowa Farm Bu reau will probably lead all the Midwest states in the growth of memberships this year and the merger ofthe service company with that of Ijinois has ex ceeded our wildest expecta tions in resources Own first billion dollar corn crop the biggest soybean crop in history our expandinglive They consume approximately five pounds of red meat per tributes to the Iowa he stock are said is satisfaction in step ping down at a time when things are going well Hill added He urged the Farm Bureau to work with swine producers the soybean association feed grain people allothers interested in developing greater farm markets IStato Elmer Vermeor told a public policy conference that a recent pott by Wallaces Vermeer wtio was chairman were being mentioned Mondaj as possible successors to E Howard Hill longtime presiden of the Iowa Farm Bureau Fed eration The two are WayneKeith o Algona current vice1 presiden of the federation and J Mer rill Newton a fed erationdirector Rebel NFOers hear Casper said eight members of the board of directors refused to run for reelection last year and at least four have said they are quitting this year The meeting attended by an estimated 600 to 700 persons was called by Dozier Azdell Au drain County NFO chairman A man at the rear of the pub lic school auditorium burst out in a shouting objection to speech but Azdell gavelled him down i The NFO seeks higher prices on farm products through col lective bargaining contracts A year ago its members attemp ted to boost livestock prices by Iowa youth will flee Shaff Plan By THE Duane J I i I rt that if thV proposed Veapportion ment plan is will continue tlo have outmigra tion of people them in the younger age groups L f lature wouldreniain under rural control was answered by George Wilson executive director for the proShaft Kgroup called Citi zens for Reapportionment q r i In debate at Dewels home town Algona Wilson charged that opponents of the plan are misleading the voters in saying that they propose a better plan Dewel told the audierice that if Iowa voters reject the Shaff proposal in the state referen dum Dec 3 a plan giving more weight vto population can be adopted He added With a legislature more re sponsive to city and industrial interests we can expect more legislation that will encourage industrial expansion Wilson challenged the opposi tion claim that under a Shaff Planlegislature lawmakers rep Algqna man mentioned to succeed Hill DESMOINES Two men resenting only 24 per cent of the population could block legisla tion These are the same people who supported a reapportiori ment plan sponsored by the Governors Action Committee which would have given control of the Senate to 27Vi per cent of the people he said Speaking in support of the Shaff Plan at Newton state Rep almostexactly thesame niim berof people l f Frank Nye associate editor o the Cedar Rapids Gazette and an opponent of the Shaff Plan Boone audience thatthe proposal i allowing each of the 99 counties one representative in the the wrong way of goingabout reapportionment He questioned how represen tation would be thrown out of balanceif some of the existing countiesare merged The author of the plan state Sen David 0 Shaff RClinton said in a speech at Camanche that the have never convinced anyone that the kind of reapportionment they want is one under which both houses aje chosen on a population basis over iclding their animals back from the market Harold Woodward of Bethany tfo said hewas branded as a raitor last summer and ordered out of the NFO He said Staley and his supporters trumped up a story that Wood ward helped get an antipicket ng bill through the Nebraska Legislature t Wooflward denied talked to any Nebraska lawmaker Woodward ran for president against Staley last year but lost Hfe said Staley refused toallow him to speak to the delegates at the annual conventionto use NFOs publication to explain his qualifications or even use he NFOs list Other speakers said between 1958 and 1962 NFO checks from the national office in Corning fowawere signed ahead of by the treasurer and the name of the secretary was signed by a woman employe R W Smith of Ottumwa Iowa who audited the books was quoted as was done because vthe officers were busy farming and1 couldnt al ways be in Corning Casper said this procedure has been change Inside The Globe 15 AND 45 critical ages for women Page 3 NIGHT CLASSES for high school diploma Page IT Editorials k Comics Clear Lake news 8 Society news 101112 Sport news 1314 Mason City news 1617 North Iowa news 20 Classified pages 2223 and all employes who handle money are bonded NFO plane sabotaged PRESIDENT LIGHTS UPPresident nedy lights up a cigar for an after dinner smoke on a whirlwind tour of Florida JFK back to daily routine WASHINGTON Kennedy settled back into Jus workaday routine Tuesday but only temporarily after hectic Florida tijip capped by an appeal to the Cuban people to overthrow the Castro re gime Kennedy who will be taking offagain Thursday an equally fastpaced Cambodia to cancel SIOUX CITY City Journal said The Sioux it learned Tuesday that a plane carrying the vice president of the Na tional Farmers Organization and which crashed in Kansas may have been sabotaged The newspaper quoted an NFO official as saying he had been told that foreign matter had been put in the planes gas and oil The plane crashed five min utes after taking off from the Beloit Kan airport last Oct 20 It was carrying Erhard Pfingsten of Sergeant Bluff NFO vice president along with Fred Vorath of Atlantic Pfingsten suffered a broken jaw and Vorath a broken leg The pilot John D Gipple 23 of Atlantic was not seriously injured Oren Lee Staley national president of the NFO said at Corning that the plane I fly in had two or three similar cases of sabotage Once over Michigan the engine sputtered out We landed safely and found thai sugar has been put in the gas1 Labor braces for election AP The AFLCIO geared up Tuesday for a campaign tojgalvanize millions of union members to vote for labors i friends in riext years elections The Ib7 member general of the AFLrCIO in an nouncing plans for its grass roots drive criticized state laws that make it difficult to regis ter to vote A spokesman said the AFL CIO will fight voter literacy tests that are unfairly applied and said there are examples in some Northern states including New York as well as in the South He said the AFlrCIO plan to name registrars W every lo cal union is also aimed at coun tefacting purges of voter lists He said George M Romnoy of Michigan was the one gov ernor who has etrogressed in this field Rbmney sometimes men tioned as a possible Republican presidential nominee was criti cized for a recent Michigan law requiring voters toreregis ter every two years instead of four Shortly after the political pro gram was announced AFLCIO leaders UN Ambassador Adlai E Stevenson ask labors help in defeating the lunatic fringe and right wing ex tremists who he said wantto return the United States to a isolationism The AFLCIO moved on to pol itics after the 1200 convention delegates passed a stiff civil rights resolution that stirred a flurry of dissent An attempt to add to the res olution a charge that labor it self had not been putting its full weight behind the civil rights movement set off the squabble The motion to adopt the crit ical language voiced by A Philip Randolph the AFLCIOs only Negro vice president was defeated after President George Meany said labor is the best friend of the civil rights move ment Meany said there are better targets for abuse such as corporations that pay only lip service to equal rights white citizens councils and Southern political figures who block civil rights legislation such as Sen James 0 Eastland DMiss In outlining the AFLCIOs political plan a spokesman said it is aimed at registering mil lions of persons who dont vote most of them in labor wards Some will be spent on the registration drive a spokes man said PHNOW PENH of cheering VfullUViVA nightthat Americans ture Communist1 takeover in thehemisphere i And the President said the United States is help Cubans establish a progressive government oL a return to the economic and po litical system of the old Batista dictatorship Kennedys significant foreign proval for Prince dom Sihanouks plan to end all US aid by the end of the year Go home Yankee posters aloomed as the prince Cam jodias chief of state assem aled his supporters for a mass meeting Sihanouk last week called for an end to the annual US military and economic aid programs by Dec 31 unless the tlnited States uses its influence o halt hostile radio broadcasts from South Viet Nam and Thai and by Cambodian rebel groups Sihanouk charged that the station operated with the bless ing of US authorities Ameri can officials in Viet Nam have disclaimed responsibility forthe Broadcasts They say they Re lieve the clandestine station is operating inside Cambodia near the South Vietnamese border and moves frequently Sihanouk said hewas termin ating American aid to end eco nomic imperialism US offi cials have expressed concern with his recent flirtation with Red China In Washington Monday State Department spokesman Richard t Phillips said the United States is awaiting further clar ification of the Cambodians po sition before taking any action on the aid program School bond defeated by Cresco voters in the How a r d Winneshiek Community School District defeated a school jond issue in a special election Monday The proposal was for a 000 bond to construct a new irade school at Lime Springs Tho vote was 1644 Yes to 1324 No for a total of only 55 per cent in favor The vote required a 60 per cent majority HowardWinneshiek district in cludes Cresco Lime Springs Ridgeway Elma and Chester speech tour of Tampa and Mi ami The Presidents whirlwind schedule was reminiscent of the itinerary for a political cam paign He will spend three days touring the major cities of Tex In White House parlance Ken nedys trips to Florida and Tex as the Souths twoi most popu lous states must be classed as nonpolitical However few observers doubted thatthe mounting tempo of presidential travel was anything but a warmup for the 1964 election campaign During his day in Florida Kennedy chose his audiences ith care A general public gathering atj Tanipa separate appearances before business arid labor groups in that city a frankly partisan airport pep ral ly in Miami and the hemi sphere policy taikof the Miami Beach convention of the Inter American Press Association Kennedy lost Florida to Re publican Richard M Nixon by a slim margin in 1960 Texas last time was in the Kennedy column by an equally precar ious edge Kennedy in his discussion of Cuba said that nothing is pos sible in the way of Cuban American cooperation so long as the Caribbean island is a victim of foreign imperialism an instrument of the policy of others a weapon in an effort dictated by external powers to subvert the other American re publics If things were different he said everything would be pos sible ;