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This information is adapted from Marie O'Hara's Third Set
of Interrogatories (1996) [case number: CV 191-CC-2880]
filed in Greene County Court House in Springfield, Missouri.

This is not an exact copy; a number of amendments and
insertions have been made in order to enhance clarity or
protect the privacy of others.


In the last five or so years, Marie has received no federal or
state, community, or church assistance.
 

[Marie did, however, receive a $25 cash donation from a Jewish
rabbi several years ago.
]


Marie O'Hara's Third Set of Interrogatories (1996)


Question 5. State all types of government and/or public assistance
from which you have received benefits, financial or otherwise in
the past five (5) years.


For each type of assistance state:
  I have record of the following assistance:

1) a) the entity or agency providing the assistance;
   Polk Community Center, Bolivar, Missouri.

b) the dates during which you received the benefit;

  I have record of assistance provided on or about November or
  December 1993, May 12, 1994, June 24, 1994, and July 7, 1994.

  Although I believe there may be one or two additional incidents in
  1993 or 1994, I do not recall the dates and do not have record of them.

  I did not receive any monetary food assistance from the Polk County
  Community Center following this and did not obtain any actual food
  from the Polk Community Food Bank because of my specialized
  organic diet.

  Additionally, I received no Food Stamps after I was accepted for
  Social Security Disability Insurance because Ethel May Tennis, my
  Food Stamp case worker, alerted my representative that she believed
  that the Director of the Polk County Division of Family Services,
  Terry Phillips (an instructor and prominent member of the Sociology
  and Psychology Department at SBU) would demand, by force if
  necessary, an "in-home evaluation" if I were to request any additional
  aid.

   As Mrs. Tennis had warned, shortly thereafter, in spite of my doctor's
   clear instruction that doing so would endanger my health and life, the
   electricity to my home was disconnected.  My representative's call for
   assistance to Polk County Family Services (inquiring about the Energy
   Assistance Program and Project Help) precipitated the forced entry
   and other events of September and October 1992 as described briefly
   in the First Set of Interrogatories, question 31, page 369-373.
 
c) the type of benefit received; Assistance for Organic Food

d) if the benefit monetary in nature, state the amount received.

   I received fifty dollars ($50) on each of these four occasions.
   I am uncertain if any of these funds actually came from the
   Polk County Community Center or if these funds were part
   of an anonymous donation which was funneled through the
   Center.

   For several years, my representative was told by the Director
   of the Polk County Community Center, Mrs. Ruby Payne, that
   I was not deserving of assistance because the Center's limited
   funds were to be used primarily for families with children and
   not for the disabled.

   Mrs. Payne did allow several small anonymous contributions
   (as detailed in this Interrogatory) to be given through the Center.

   However, in the Spring of 1993, I believe, Ms. Payne informed
   my representative that the Polk County Community Center Board,
   several Bolivar Alderman, and the Mayor, SBU alumnus Bill Jones,
   had decided that I would no longer be able to receive contributions
   through the Center.

   This change in policy (which applied to me only) was prompted,
   Mrs. Payne contented, by my friends' attempt to organize a benefit
   event through several local churches to help pay for my medical
   expenses.

   In order to reduce confusion, friends had arranged for the donations
   to be given through the Center. Mrs. Payne explained that Center and
   the City of Bolivar (which administers the City of Bolivar's "Delarue
   fund," the Center's main source of funding) would not cooperate in
   any form of fund raising for me and did not wish to help me obtain
   medical care.

   When the churches were recontacted to complete arrangements for
   the benefit, the churches, too, declined to participate or assist in any
   way on the grounds that, according to Mrs. Payne, I was not worthy
   of assistance.

   Since the 1988 poisoning, despite numerous attempts, I have never,
   to my knowledge, received a penny of assistance from either the
   Bolivar Ministerial Alliance, or any church or church-related
   organization.

2) a) the entity or agency providing the assistance;
   Ozark Area Community Action Corporation (OACAC)
   Springfield, Missouri (through Polk County Community Center)

b) the dates during which you received the benefit; April 7, 1994

c) the type of benefit received;
   OACAC Emergency Assistance -- Organic Food Assistance

d) if the benefit monetary in nature, state the amount received.
   I received a one-time assistance payment of fifty dollars ($50)
   for organic food.

3) a) the entity or agency providing the assistance;
   American Red Cross (Western Jasper County, Joplin, Missouri)

b) the dates during which you received the benefit;
   On or about [these five dates] December 17, 1993; July 23, 1993;
   April 4, 1994; August 9, 1994, and March 17, 1995.

   As far as I recall, I did not receive any assistance from the
   Red Cross following March 1995.

c) the type of benefit received;
   Project Help Assistance on Electrical Bill

d) if the benefit monetary in nature, state the amount received.

   My monthly electric bill, averaged over the course of a year, is $122,
   and I received one hundred fifty dollars ($150) each of the above
   five dates to assist in a monthly payment.

4) a) the entity or agency providing the assistance;
   Ozark Area Community Action Corporation (OACAC) Springfield,
   Missouri (through Polk County Community Center)

b) the dates during which you received the benefit; August 11, 1994

c) the type of benefit received;
   OACAC Energy Crisis Intervention Program (Summer Electrical
   Payment)

d) if the benefit monetary in nature, state the amount received.
   I received a one-time assistance payment of one hundred dollars
   ($100) for the Summer Electrical Assistance Program.

5) a) the entity or agency providing the assistance;
   Ozark Area Community Action Corporation (OACAC) Springfield,
   Missouri

b) the dates during which you received the benefit; August 4, 1994

c) the type of benefit received; FEMA Electrical Assistance

d) if the benefit monetary in nature, state the amount received.
   I received a one-time assistance payment of two hundred dollars
   ($200) for Electrical Assistance on my monthly bill.

6) a) the entity or agency providing the assistance;
   Ozark Area Community Action Corporation (OACAC) Springfield,
   Missouri (through the Polk County Community Center)

b) the dates during which you received the benefit; December 1993

c) the type of benefit received; the loan of an electric heating unit.

d) if the benefit monetary in nature, state the amount received.
   No monetary benefit was involved.

7) a) the entity or agency providing the assistance;
   District Office of Disability (Springfield, Missouri)

b) the dates during which you received the benefit; December 1991
   through August 1992.

c) the type of benefit received; Social Security Disability Insurance

d) if the benefit monetary in nature, state the amount received.
   I received $2,272.07 as a back payment on my Social Security
   Disability payment.

8) a) the entity or agency providing the assistance;
   Office of Disability International Operations (Baltimore, Maryland)

b) the dates during which you received the benefit; April 1991 through
   May 1992

c) the type of benefit received; Supplemental Security Income

d) if the benefit monetary in nature, state the amount received.
   I received $1,634.00 as a back payment for Supplemental Security
   Income.

9) a) the entity or agency providing the assistance;
   District Office of Disability (Springfield, Missouri)

b) the dates during which you received the benefit; August 1992
   through June 1, 1993

c) the type of benefit received; Social Security Disability Insurance

d) if the benefit monetary in nature, state the amount received.
   I received a monthly SSDI payment of $323 during this time.

10) a) the entity or agency providing the assistance;
   Office of Disability International Operations (Baltimore, Maryland)

b) the dates during which you received the benefit; July 1992
   through April 1993.

c) the type of benefit received; Supplemental Security Income

d) if the benefit monetary in nature, state the amount received.
  I received a monthly payment of $119.00 during this time for
  Supplemental Security Income.

11) a) the entity or agency providing the assistance;
   Office of Disability International Operations (Baltimore, Maryland)

b) the dates during which you received the benefit; April 1993
   through November 1995.

c) the type of benefit received; Supplemental Security Income
   and Medicare premium.

d) if the benefit monetary in nature, state the amount received.
   I received a monthly payment of $86 during this time for my
   Supplementary Security Income payment.

   This is the amount I received after my Medicare premium was
   deducted from April 1993 through December 1993 at a rate of
   $329.40 per annum; January 1994 though December 1994 at a
   rate of $469.20 per annum; January 1995 through November
   1995 at a rate of $474.41 per annum.

   Medicare, however, does not cover most of the treatment and
   care which I require, and I could not afford the twenty per cent
   out-of-pocket expense necessary for those few covered procedures
   which might have benefited me.

   Additionally, I was not able to locate a Medicare hospital facility
   which was experienced in the treatment of such injuries and which
   was able to accommodate the precautions necessary for me to
   receive treatment without further jeopardizing and compromising
   my health and well-being; therefore, I was never able to use my
   Medicare coverage and received no Medicare benefits.

   Due to the abuses by city, county, and state officials and concerns
   over the involvement of the law firm of Douglas, Lynch, Haun,
   and Kirksey
, which acts as legal counsel for the City of Bolivar,
   the County of Polk, Empire District Electric Company, Citizen's
   Memorial Hospital (Kerry Douglas, CEO of CMH), Southwest
   Baptist University, and the Southern Baptist Convention (Verna
   Haun, Board of Trustees of SBC
) and the tacit and blatant threat
   that any further attempt to obtain assistance would result in another
   forced entry and assault, I did not renew my application for Social
   Security Income and Medicare premiums and have not received
   any assistance since November 1995.

12) a) the entity or agency providing the assistance;
   District Office of Disability (Springfield, Missouri)

b) the dates during which you received the benefit; June 1993
   through December 1993.

c) the type of benefit received;Social Security Disability Insurance

d) if the benefit monetary in nature, state the amount received.
   I received a monthly payment $331.40 during this time for Social
   Security Disability Insurance.

13) a) the entity or agency providing the assistance;
   District Office of Disability (Springfield, Missouri)

b) the dates during which you received the benefit; January 1994
   through December 1994.

c) the type of benefit received; Social Security Disability Insurance

d) if the benefit monetary in nature, state the amount received.
   I received a monthly payment $340.90 during this time for Social
   Security Disability Insurance.

14) a) the entity or agency providing the assistance;
   District Office of Disability (Springfield, Missouri)

b) the dates during which you received the benefit; January 1995
   through November 1995.

c) the type of benefit received; Social Security Disability Insurance

d) if the benefit monetary in nature, state the amount received.
   I received a monthly payment $348.90 during this time for Social
   Security Disability Insurance.

   Due to the abuses by city, county, and state officials and concerns
   over the involvement of the law firm of Douglas, Lynch, Haun,
   and Kirksey
which act as counsel for the City of Bolivar, the County
   of Polk, Empire District Electric Company, Citizen's Memorial
   Hospital (Kerry Douglas, CEO of CMH), Southwest Baptist University,
   and the Southern Baptist Convention (Verna Haun, Board of Trustees
   of SBC) and the tacit and blatant threat that any further attempt to
   obtain assistance would result in another forced entry and assault,
   I did not renew my application for Social Security Disability
   Insurance and have not received any assistance since November
   1995.

Question 6. State the number of occasions in the last six (6) months
on which you went outside your house, or physically left the confines
of, but did not travel across the property line of, the house in which
you lived on that occasion. For each occasions identified, please state:


a) the date and approximate time that you went outside;

b) the duration of time in minutes that you were outside.

         
Answer: None.

Question  7. State the number of occasions in the last six (6) months
on which you traveled across the property line of your house or the
house in which you lived on that occasion. For each occasion identified,
state;


a) the date and approximate time that you left the property;

b) the approximate duration of time, in minutes, that you were
off the property;

c) your destination on each occasion identified.

            Answer: None.