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Reno Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - August 23, 1961, Reno, Nevada DRIVING SAFETY Too Out Help Reduce Highway Toll Have Died in IBM RENO EVENING GAZETTE A Newspaper for the Home Information and enjoyment for every of the family WEATHER Variable Scattered Little Temperature TEMPERATURES Minimum 57 Noontime EIGHTY-SIXTH PHONE FA RENO NEVADA WEDNESDAY AUGUST 23 1961 PHONE FA 28 PAGES 10 CENTS U.S Total May Approach Billion GAMING TAX EVASION CITED WEST ADDS MANPOWER AT BORDER Infantry Tank Moves Follow New Restrictions BERLIN three West Allies pushed tanks and in- fantry up to the sector border di- viding Berlin today in the face of new restrictions on traffic between the East and Wesi of the city The commandants are taking the necessary action to insure the security and integrity of the tor said a spokesman for the U.S British and French com- manders Patton tanks from the U.S Army appeared at the strasse crossing point which the East German Communists in- sist must be used by all ers going into East Berlin RED RULES For the fust time since the Reds set up barricades 10 days ago to halt the flow of refugees the East regime was ing Americans and other erners where they could and couM not enter East Berlin Western officials condemned the tions as illegal effrontery The East German regime over- night had shut five more gates to East Berlin The Western Allies responded within a few hours sending forces right up to the sector borders Within minutes the Communists brought up reinforcements on their side of the wall of barbed wire and concrete they have erected to strangle free ment in the city THREATEN RAIL LINKS West German border police said they saw armored personnel riers packed with Communist are armed as up to positions facing the Allied troops The Communists threatened to cut West Berlin's rail links with the West West Berlin UNDISTURBED Lot Dodger manager Walt Altton at all disturbed at rumor might firod rumor started of the and was declared untrue in Los Angeles by the club's owner Walter O'Malley trade unionists Turn to Page 23 Col 5 AFL-CIO Backs Cincinnati Teamsters WASHINGTON AP The AFL-CIO has strongly endorsed FORD FIRM OFFER IS REJECTED American Motors Applies Secrecy To Pact Talks DETROIT AP The United Auto Workers Union today fied Ford Motor Co it considered Tuesday's contract offer totally unacceptable and said it will urge the council to re- ject it The UAW said its Ford National Council representing Ford workers throughout the tion would meet in Detroit Aug days before the contract take action LOUSY PROPOSAL Malcolm Denise Ford via president of industrial relation said the union took quite a b of time at our two-hour meetin this morning to tell us it was lousy proposal and they didn know how we had the audacity t put it before them He said the union described th Ford offer as hopelessly inadi quate The strong UAW reaction to the Ford offer came as the union anc American Motors Corp clamper a secrecy lid on new talks Company and union spokesmen said UAW President Walter P Reuther and AMC Vice Presiden Edward L Cushman were mee ing at an undisclosed location fo what Reuther said Tuesday woul be intensified negotiations on th company's profit-sharing proposa made July 28 CONSIDERED SNUB Also attending the Jury Freedom Rider Selection Is Underway JACKSON Miss neys began picking a jury today for the first Freedom Rider peal trial in Hinds County Court after vain defense efforts to throw out the jury list Court officials predicted a slow process for selection of the 12 men to try the charges against Thomas 19 Negro student a Howard University in Washington He was convicted in City Court on breach of peace charges and ap pealed The court granted a defense tion at the start of the day's ses lion to subpoena the pictures o photographer Bart Parker of the Jackson State Times taken when Thomas group of riders Jackson The defense said they would be used to support claims there was no threatened breach of peace when Thomas wafe ar- rested Man 103 Weds For 7th Time CLINTWOOD Va er Wright 103 leaned just a little on his cane as he stood before the minister and repeated his riage vows The retired farmer from Virgie Ky was married Monday in the Clintwood Baptist church to Elsie Coleman 35 of Pikeville Ky the seventh marriage the bride said for each It was the second time they had married each other Asked where they would spend their honeymoon Wright She's all the honeymoon I want We're going home the revolt of four Cincinnati un ion locals from the Teamsters Union President George Meany said yesterday the rebels would havi the continued and support of the AFL-CIO Meany conferred for more than an hour with James T Luken head of the Cincinnati group anc William L Kircher regional representative who hat encouraged the revolt Luken is president of a dairy local largest of the ceding Cincinnati unions He is a long-time foe of Teamster dent James R Hoffa Several of the locals have they will affiliate later with the AFL-CIO Brewery Workers Luken yesterday asked the tional Labor Relations Board to call a tion to withdraw formally from the Teamsters bargaining rights for the four locals Bible Presented To Eisenhower GETTYSBURG Pa AP A beautiful bound Bible autographed by Emperor Haile of opia was presented to former Dwight D Eisenhower Tuesday by Dinke Ethiopian ambassador to the ed States The Bible is a translation from and Latin into Ethiopian alks was Norman Matthews head of the UAW Chrysler ant AMC departments Both AMC and the UAW said There will be no further an- on progress or lac of it We feel at this time there 1 a better chance of making prog ress without making public spokesmen for the com pany and union said Reuther's with AMC in the homestretch o auto industry contract talks was considered a snub to the Big Three cars makers Empire State Building Sold For Million NEWARK Insurance Co of America will become owner of the Empire State Building in New Hork through complicated fiscal with a group now chasing the building for ion a Prudential spokesman said Prudential previously purchased he land beneath the building for million and received a yearly rental of General Fund Income Higher SACRAMENTO General Fund income for July was 6 million per cent above income for the same month last year State Controller Alan Cranston reported day GAMBLING EXPERT DEMONSTRATES John card shark expert demonstrates marked cards before Senate Investigating subcommittee Hearings on multimillion dollar gambling racket opened on Tuesday UPI Telephoto Could Have Received Death Spade Cooley Given Life Term in Prison BAKERSFIELD Calif Spade Cooley who parlayed six cents and an old fiddle into fame and fortune as the king of ern was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday for the brutal murder of his wife The unexpected climax of the case followed a dramatic Suspect Indicted For Setting Fire MADERA AP Frederick E 18 was indicted Tuesday by the Madera County Grand Fury on charges of igniting a Jul ire that swept over in two counties The fire killed Mr and Mrs George Kipp of Ahwahnee Tha own and were de in the fire which also out several homes in the Oakhurst area Madera County District After ley Lester J Gendron said tha like admitted setting a fire on rushland of a ranch where he ivas working Grim Statistics From California SACRAMENTO AP ia traffic accidents killed and injured during ie first seven months of 1961 the Highway Patrol reported today Berth figures were up during the through July portion of 960 when died and were hurt in highway crashes The patrol's enforcement also More than ar- rests in July pushed the month total to compared with in the same period of 960 Prized Portrait In Oil Stolen in London Goya Masterpiece Is Valued at LONDON be- eve that the thief who stole the Tuesday after the gallery opened Goya portrait of the Duke f Wellington hid with it for more lan 12 hours in Britain's 1 Gallery then walked out with under a topcoat or in a ise The 19th century masterpiece enter of a con- over its ownership er this summer was taken irom place in the gallery Monday night The theft was discovered The head and chest portrait of the Iron Duke Britain's victor at Waterloo was last seen by the security guards at p.m A guard noticed it was gone at p.m and reported it but it was thought it had been moved to another part of the building since the fragile panel on which it was painted was due for repair The theft was established after the staff reported for work Tuesday morning tives combed the big on Trafalgar Square for 10 hours There was no sign of forced entry and no word that significant fingerprints had been found Investigators evolved this The thief hid himself inside the Turn to Page 23 Col 7 ing between opposing attorneys and Superior Court Judge liam L Bradshaw while Cooley was preparing to show he was in- sane April 3 when he beat and stomped his wife Ella Mae 37 to death The jury which Saturday found Cooley guilty of der was to rule first on the in- sanity plea and then set the alty if Cooley born Donnell Clyde 50 years ago in a storm cellar near Pack Saddle Creek Okla was judged sane The nickname Spade came er the entertainer once drew five spade flushes in a poker game After the conference in Judge Bradshaw's chambers Cooley's attorney P Basil Lambros con- ferred for more than an hour with his client who then waived his right to a sanity trial and also waived his right to have the jury set the sentence Persons serving life sentences in California normally are elig ible for parole after seven years Cooley showed up at the gate of Republic Pictures in 1934 with a fiddle and six cents Cowboy star Roy Rogers got him a job and Spade became Roy's REDS BLOCK PEACE TRY SAY BRITISH Russia Accused Of Preventing Tunisia Solution UNITED NATIONS AP today accused the Soviet Union of deliberately trying to jlock a solution of the dispute by inflaming passings in the debate The change was made before special session of the Gene al Assembly by British Colin T Crowe who declared th main goal of the her should be to create a climate f to direct negotiations be tween France and Tunisia SOLUTION URGED Crowe asserted that the Union not only had not ed to a solution of the Soviet attacks on the Western powers must be regarded as a attempt to worsen the in which this debate takes place Crowe urged that France an Tunisia appoint representative as soon as possible to work out solution to their differences The British said a resolution or negotiations on the question French evacuation of the sase included phrases which a ot in our opinion likely to con to a solution Britain and 2nd graf Britain and African nations sti with France were worker the scenes to water dow he resolution submitted by 3 nations and Yugo lavia The object was to wi of the States an Senate Investigators Penalties Mild Reports Official WASHINGTON Ap Chairman John L McClellan the Senate Investigations said today it appears that professional gamblers may be evading a tax liability of as much as billion a year Mortimer M Caplin Internal Revenue had testified to the committee that collections under the federal wagering tax laws during the fiscal year totaled only slightly over million as com- ther friends of France by re moving implied censure o rench actions in Tunisia Th sponsors said the need that support Tunisia and her supporter we confident they could muste ell over the two-thirds vote re to adopt the resolution calls on France t her troops from ory seized during the July jig around th naval bas and to join Tunisia immediately negotiations for a complete withdrawal of French troops fron soil Later the Indian fiddler his own band and became famous as a radio star He also wrote songs ing Shame Shame on You In passing sentence Judge BradsKaw He has been the source of pleasure for a jf people so we can't say he has anti-social There was ng in his life to indicate he not be amenable to Man Survives Long Plunge WILMINGTON worker coating the inside of a towering smoke stack fell 125 feet inside it lived George C Brooks 48 Los An- eles was taken to Long Beach Memorial Hospital conscious but with several broken bones He was coating the inside of the stack at Collier Carbon and Chemical Co when a cable supporting his wire cage broke He fell inside the cage landing on a steel diaphragm Rescuers lowered him to the om The stack releases exhaust gases from the manufacture of acid but had been sealed off from production Modern Pirates Kill Crewmen MANILA AP Pirates with and pistols killed the captain and five crew members of a Philippine Moro vessel ant escaped with in cash anc jewelry the Philippine News Service reported today Eight pirates shot the six lours after the vessel Agusan had eft Davao City Monday night Passengers were held up at wint and stripped of cash and The ship limped into Santa Ana Tuesday with the bodies of the victims A police report said the pirates raped one woman molested an- other and took along four ages when they fled in the aunch toward swamplands near Santa Cruz pared with an estimate 1 years ago they would pre duce about yearly We had sworn testimony he yesterday that wagenr on horse races totals about billion a McClellan said If a tax of 10 per cent shou be collected on thai amount it a pears the cost to the is billion a year Cut those st in two and the is losing billion or billion The gamblers are paying little over million out of a billion obligation KIND OF MOCKERY McClellan said it seems a kin of mockery on our part to keep law like this on the books an not enforce it Caplin said the Treasury De- and Ms agency have ur der consideration proposals ft tightening up the law He said the law imposing spe cial federal taxes on bookmaker and other gamblers contains sel defeating provisions The Intern Revenue Service has never ha men to enforce it prope y he said and sentences im posed by the federal courts fo tax violations an generally mild However he emphasized tha le was not criticizing the courts Caplin testified in the secon day of hearings by the Senate In subcommittee he activities of organized crime The special emphasis of the hear ngs is on the question of whethe new federal laws are needed the underworld OPPOSED MEASURE Caplin testified Congress ha the special gambling aws with the idea they woul reduce million a year i revenue They call for a 10 pe ent levy on the gross income o gamblers The stamp tax of year would provide a ecord that they were in the gam ling business He said the IRS opposed the measure at the time it was en because it would turn the agency into a police for gambling Actual revenues collected unde t in the year ended June 30 to aled slightly over million in tead of the predicted mil Caplin said Only ow f the tens of thousands of known amblers paid the 10 per cent anc amp taxes Periodically he said the IRS ages massive raids against ators He said in 1960 three big aids on 300 locations in 100 cities Turn to Page 23 Col 7 WCTU Proposes Prominent Signs LOS ANGELES AP The Christian Temperance Union saying it wants to prevent sellers from sneaking into neighborhoods where they aren't wanted today made this Require liquor license applicants o post large signs at the proposed place of business The WCTU said in its proposal o the State Control De- that present so small the doesn't notice them It asked for signs 2 feet long nd 14 inches high with a ed border Charges General Motors DETROIT AP The United uto Workers union today accused general Motors Corp of failing to argain in good faith on a new bor contract in charges filed ith the National Labor Relations oard Leonard Woodcock filed the larges with the Detroit Bice after GM had refused the third request for on on the company's The company contended is was not a proper subject for The union told the NLRB GM ad refused to substantiate its to the union the em- oyes and public of inability to ay as to some or all of the un- n's proposals on wages hours working conditions California Fires Gain Momentum By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Six Rivers National Forest fire in northwest California momentum Tuesday night W W Spinney Six Rivers supervisor said the fire bad burned over acres He added that a predicted cold front with resultant winds could whip flames across even more acreage More than 500 men were on lines Tuesday Another 121 Eureka lumbermen joined the this morning Five helicopters ancT seven b o r a t helped battle the blaze In Del Norte County about 200 men fought a blaze to a standstill Spokesmen said fire fighters hope to bring the fire about 22 miles east of Crescent Sty under control by tonight Seven borate planes from Cave Junction Ore were used day against the blaze Lightning set off a fire on rim of the North Dome in te National Park Tuesday The fire spread quickly over about 19 acres and fire fighters and helk copters were rushed to the scene ugh above the Yosemite Valley loor Sequoia National Forest also hit by lightning with 21 new ires being set as craws fought the Delilah Ridge blaze Almost fire fighters had thrown into the battle over and authorities said the laze centered near Pine Flat Dam about 35 miles east of resno was almost encircled Control was expected tonight The newly set lightning fires rere generally small Catholic Priests Face Sentencing cor Castro HAVANA AP The Cuban has asked erms of 10 to 30 years for 74 ons including two Roman c priests and a number of stu- ents charged with plotting gainst the regime of Prime ter Fidel At the trial in Santiago the asked 20 years for Reinerio Martinez Jose Luis Rojo Seijas and ears for Alberto Muller a stu- ent leader All are accused of working gainst Castro under the nce of the Church and the entral Intelligence Agency INDEX Ig im Landers u Classified Ads Comics Puzzle 4 Wilson ig Editorials 4 on Bridge 5 al Notices Regional News u Markets jg rts 20 yMa Porter z J Log gj The Doctor Says 17 Ual Statistics 23 eather Table jj Women's News 10 11 Famed Gold Cup Races at Pyramid Lake Aug JEWS PA PER I
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