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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 28, 1960, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL 98 The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Associated Press and United Press International Full Leass Wires MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY MAY 28 1960 To Copr This Paper of Two No 197 Tra m Gamblers e ve pun ches having a field day 3 By WILLIAM B DICKINSON GlobeGazette Editorial Research Bureau WASHINGTON The gam bling passion which Balzac said lurks at the bottom of every heart can be more easily grat ified in the U S today than at any time since the heyday of the riverboats Betting of certain kinds is ap proved by 1 a w in a growing number of states In countless communities where gambling is not legal it nevertheless flour ishes in one form or another with little or no police interfer ence PUBLIC TOLERANCE of bet ting legal and illegal has brought expressions of concern from national and state legisla tors Sen Estes Kefauver D Tenn complained recently that a good many people had so far forgotten the lesson of the hear ings held a decade ago by his special Senate committee to in vestigate organized crime that they now propose legalization of gambling or the spread of legalized race betting to off track locations where hoodlums will be even more difficult to control Whether rigorous enforcement of antigambling laws can break the power of gambling syndi cates is a question that may be answered before long in New York The state Legislature re cently enacted new laws intend ed to put a hard brake on the ac tivities of professional gamblers Some persons believe that antigambling legislation and pleas to the public to refrain from gambling are futile EFFORTS BY New York Gromyko Lodge square off as aftermath to Security Council move UNITED NATIONS N Y fffl The Soviet Union charged Saturday that U S spy efforts proved the United States is planning an aggressive war against Russia The United States replied that on the contrary such efforts are aimed at preventing a surprise attack by the Kremlin The exchange took place in news conferences by Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei A Gromyko and U S Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge as an aftermath of the U N debate on U S spy plane flights Gromyko called the United States an enemy of peace dedi cated to aggravating world tensions and not to be trusted in diplo negotiations He all but ruled out any further dealings AP Photofax ITS AN OLD STORY The story of a donkey or its related type falling into a pit is as old as the Bible and getting em out is just as difficult as ever This one is named Beulah She was leading a party of riders along a trail in Pittsburghs Schenley Park when she backed into the hole Police and park work ers used rope sling and finally managed to lift her onto solid ground She was given the rest of the day off Mayor Robert Wagner to per suade the Legislature to approve an offtrack betting plan have been unsuccessful But there are signs of some weakening in the face of evermounting costs of government Offtrack betting in New York City might yield an nual revenue of as much as million which under Wagners proposal would be equally di vided between New York State and New York City Enforcement of federal anti gambling statutes has been im peded by narrow court interpre tations of the laws and by a feel ing that effective control de pends almost entirely on local and state action A special fed eral tax on gamblers levied by Congress in 1951 had little ef fect in reducing their numbers Evaders who came to the atten tion of federal prosecutors were as often as not smalltime op erators who had failed to make local protection payoffs ANOTHER FEDERAL law ap proved in 1951 making it a crime to transport slot machines or their parts in interstate com merce ran into enforcement dif ficulties when the Supreme Court ruled in 1953 that the Jus tice Department lacked author ity to keep track of intrastate sales This ruling made it im possible to trace the origin of the machines or to establish proof of law violations to the de gree required in criminal cases Corrective legislation has made no headway in Congress The sums of money involved in gambling continue to mount Around billion passed through parimutuel windows in 1959 in the 24 states where such race track betting has been le galized Perhaps as many as a million persons can be counted at bingo tables on a given night in the 12 states where that game is regulated and in the others where bingo parties are staged in the name of charily but with out legal authority Seven million tourists gamble billion annually at Nevadas casinos The numbers racket is said to gross a billion dollars a year in New York City alone Billions more are lost to the vir tually unbeatable slots and to professional bookies The old Kefauver committee estimated conservatively in 1951 that billion changed hands annually in illegal betting Everyone believes the total is much larger today North Iowa Mostly cloudy with scattered showers or thunder showers beginning west Sat urday night and continuing over area Sunday Lows Sat urday night middle 50s Highs Sunday upper 60s Iowa Mostly cloudy scattered showers and thunderstorms west night and and central across Saturday the state Sunday Locally warmer west Saturday night lows 5060 Cooler west Sunday highs 60 70 Further outlook Partly cloudy and mild Monday few showers east Minnesota Cloudy showers Highs Sunday in 60s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Saturday Maximum 62 Minimum 55 At 8 a m 58 Precipitation trace Ike again assailed by Nikita MOSCOW Premier Niki ta Khrushchev said Saturday he believes President Eisenhower wants peace but the road to hell is paved with good inten tions and he will really get there US military circles he de scribes as opposed to peace Everybody knows that the President of the United States has two duties The first is to play golf and the second is to be president and golfplaying is more important Khrush chev said He declared the Americans need to be taken down a peg or two The Soviet leader reported to the Soviet nation by radio and TV in a speech delivered before meeting of Communist labor brigade leaders in the Kremlin on the failure of the Paris sum mit conference and related world affairs The delegates unanimously acclaimed him as the foremost shock worker of Communist labor SAME TWO OF A KIND SIOUX FALLS S D iVhen Ronald Kiggins broke jail at Armour S D sheriff Har vey Scharn borrowed Kiggins brother Gilbert from another county jail cell to help in the search Saturday the sheriff was looking for both brothers perish m Omaha fire OMAHA grandmother two of her children three of her grandchildren and the in fant son of a neighbor died Saturday in a fire that swept a threestory frame apart ment house Five other persons were in jured Others of the 21 resi dents of the building fled down fire escapes or went to the rooftop and were rescued by ladder Firemen said neighbors were awakened by the screams of the trapped per sons crying My God help us For Gods sake call the fire department Mrs Randal Kellams a neighbor said when she looked out at the burning structure flames were shooting out the windows all along one side Firemen said the blaze ap parently started on the second floor of the structure trapping persons in their beds It raged out of control for nearly an hour All of the dead lived on the top floor of the build ing which housed 21 persons Arson investigator Dan Mulcahey identified the dead as Mrs Beulah McGinnis 50 Allen McGinnis 14 and Jean nette McGinnis 10 her chil dren Vicki Lynn Oliva 4 Ronnie Lee Oliva 3 and Irvin Oliva 5 months her grandchildren ant Tommy Noonan 4 months son of Mr and Mrs Francis Noonan Mrs McGinniss daughter Eva Oliva 23 and her hus band Fred were among the injuiuu Nuunun 25 his wife Rose 19 and their 18month old son Gerald also were burned N ews in a utshell FEOM OUE WIRE SERVICES DES MOINES Sen John Kennedy appeared assured of considerable support going into the Iowa Democratic presi dential convention Sat urday And his backers hoped to pick up more before the states dele gation to the national convention is officially selected MANILA Seventy one persons were counted dead and thousands were homeless as flash floods triggered by monsoon rains hit the Manila area and left half the capital city under water TACHIKAWA Japan Two Japanese soldiers who spent 16 years after World War II hiding in the jungles of Guam were given a heros wel come on their arrival home WASHINGTON Pleasure bent Ameri cans by the thousands streamed onto the na tions highways in the first full day of the long Memorial Day weekend So far there has been 58 traffic fatalities WASHINGTON White House turned aside with no comment Soviet Premier Khrush chevs suggestion for a summit meeting with Red China India and In donesia included Third District names delegates to Demo parley DES MOINES UP Third Dis trict delegates to the Democra ic national convention at Los Angeles in July were among hose chosen here Saturday Se lected were Delegates Clem Smith New Hampton George Benda Water oo Don W Harris Waterloo Richard Kemler Marshalltown Leonard Hoffman Iowa Falls Alternates Tenold Mrs L L Vidal lampton On the inside Maroon Blue Page 3 Editorials 4 Church News 7 Society News 8 Sports 910 Comics 11 Latest Markets 12 Mason City News 1213 Clear Lake New 14 Building News 1415 North Iowa News 18 Life returns to normal in Turkey ISTANBUL Turkey UPI Life gradually returned to normal in Turkey Saturday under the watchful eye of a ruling mili tary junta which toppled the government of Adnan Mendercs and threatened to put the dicta torpremier on trial with the Eisenhower administra tion Lodge said the Soviet Union seems to have launched a world wide propaganda drive based on a Madison Avenue type slo gan to brand the United States as an aggressor THE US delegate expressed the belief it would not make much difference whether the So viet Union deals with the pres ent administration or the next Foreign policy he said is not a partisan matter No matter whos in the White House he said youre going to find the same problems Gromyko said the Soviet Union could not regard the US gov ernment as reliable He said further that the United States wanted to negotiate only as a smokescreen to cover its unwil lingness to relax world tensions THE SOVIET foreign minister was bitter about the UN Secur ity Councils rejection of his de mands that the United States be declared an aggressor for the May 1 spy flight over Soviet ter ritory All that transpired during the consideration of the question raised by us in the Security Council he said the state ments of the United States rep resentative as well as the speech made by President Eisenhower on May the fact that the United States govern ment is an enemy of peace He said nothing had happened n the Security Council to reas sure the Soviet Union that there would be no more US spy planes over Soviet territory He stressed anew he would raise the U2 case before the General Assembly 82 ARRESTED DES MOMES iff The Iowa Highway Patrol arrested 82 mo orists for drunken driving dur ng the first three weeks of May Patrol Chief David Herrick re ported Saturday MORE HELP ON WAY Air Force and Army personnel load food and medi cal supplies aboard a C124 Globemaster Worst in history AP Photofax at Pope AFB N C Its all part of a giant airlift to earthquaketorn Chile U S rushing aid to disaster area WASHINGTON UPI The White House said Saturday that supplies are flooding into Chile to help relieve what a Red Cross official described as the most disaster we have anywhere in the widespread ever faced world Ramone S Eaton vice presi dent of the Red Cross described the extent of the disaster during a resume by White House Press Walter Howe in the aid pro Secretary James 0 Hagerty of efforts to help the victims of Chiles earthquakes tidal waves and volcanic eruptions Thou sands have been killed gram ADDITIONALLY he said 10 U S helicopters from Panama have arrived on the scene and 7 it Tr i tne Chilean government has Eaton said the chief a million credit ad Lake woman recovering from wound Mrs Robert Irene Oet tchen 36 Clear Lake Route 1 Saturday was in good con dition after being shot ac cidentally about pm Fri day by her son Verlyn 4 She was cleaning a closet and had set the rifle outside the door where the 4yearold picked it up It was a 22 cali ber rifle according to the sheriffs office The bullet grazed her arm and entered her chest She was hospitalized at Mer cy Hospital in Mason City ties in relief activities is that aid is needed over a 2600 mile area twothirds the width the United States and there is a quick shift right now to cold winter weather vanced by the ExportImport Bank Hagerty said that the Church World Service and the Lutheran World Service acting jointly lhave sent 1500 blankets 81000 HAGERTY SAID an estimatedpounds of clothing and 2 million are homeless I worth of drugs as an initial re sponse to the Presidents ap peal The press secretary said Pres ident Eisenhower spending a holiday weekend in Gettysburg with THE CATHOLIC Relief Agen keeping in close touch with cy he added has collected S25 ederal and volunteer efforts in an initial fundraising help the Chilean victims The Seventh Day Adven President Friday appealed to tists which operates in Chile the American people to contribmadc available worth of ute generously supplies it had on hand CARE He is pleased that Gen AlInc has shipped to Chile a ma red M Gruenther of the Redichine which builds cinder blocks ross and other volunteer a genj to be used in constructing cies have gotten together as ahouses for the homeless team in this humanitarian servj Additionally Hagerty said ce Hagerty said He is sureGruenther has made 5150000 the generosity of the Americanlavajiable to the Chilean Red people will respond to this urgicross as a initial emergency ent need j allocation And he said Gruen Hagerty said that a threemanjthers authorized use of 525000 team of Red Cross specialistsfrom the special childrens fund are now enroute by plane to Chile to assist U S Ambassador by use among the children of Chile A TAKE YOUR PICK A billboard at the site of a new apartment building in midtown New York fea tures photos of possible presidential aspirants in eluding Sen Humphrey who has withdrawn or AP Photofax scratched in race track parlance It oven has a dark horse entry The also Drives election slo gans of yesteryear and points out the photos are in alphabetical order
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