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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 18, 1961, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper for VOL MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Tht newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors TOUUd btertiatlpg nil urn WHM MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY AUGUST 18 1961 7c copyTMs o Two SsdionsSedion on No Vice president ordered to W Berlin Another attack on gamblers Probers take second look By RICHARD SPON6 GlobeGazette Editorial Research Bureau WASHINGTON Chairman John L McClellan DArk has scheduled hearings of his Senate Government Operations Investi gations subcommittee to beginj on Tuesday The new series of hearings on organized crime will begin with five to seven sessions on illegal horse race betting and gambling Johnson to meet mayor Gen Clay also picked WASHINGTON White House announced Friday that Vice President Lyndon B Johnson will fly to Berlin as personal rep resentative of Pre s i d e n t Kennedy for meetings with West German leaders Brandt said he was extreme ly pleased He said we will show the Presidents represent other forms of her first film Come Live With ative how welcome he is and AP Photofax IOWA ACTRESS de Walt Reynolds 98 who be came an actress at 70 died in her sleep in Hollywood Born near Vinton Iowa she was graduated from the University of California at 69 She made For every dollar bet legally at thoroughbred horse race tracks according to a rule of thumb among gamblers at least are bet illegally off the track When you figure that the on track bejting handle comes to billion or S3 billion a year you can imagine the kind of gross the bookies are piling up BILLIONS ARE waytred with professional bookmakers annual ly on baseball football and bas ketball games The old Kefauver Senate committee estimated conservatively in 1951 that billion changed hands an nually in illegal betting The es timate here is that the total to day could be half again as much What is important about this is that illegal gambling is be lieved to be the principal source of capital funds for financing new criminal ventures Betting revenues have replaced the bootlegging profits that crime syndicates once tapped to pro mote expansion of such activi ties as narcotics peddling pros titution even loansharking Mc Me with James Stewart in 1941 She said she had to wait for her career because afterthe death of her husband Frank in 1906 she was busy rearing four children She was an aunt of Mrs Ray Pauley of Mason City SHOWERS loVa Scattered showers am locally heavy thunderstorm extreme north Friday nigh and over east and extremi south Saturday Cooler north west Friday night and ove west and northwest Saturday Lows Friday night 60s north west to near 70 southeast Highs Saturday 75 to 80 north west near 90 southeast Further outlook Mostly fai and mild northwest Sunday rather cloudy with scattered Clellan in 1960 declared that there could be little doubt that illegal gambling was an important source of revenue to interstate crime syndicates McCLELLANS subcommittee is aiming its main thrust at illegal gambling Narcotics traf fic white slavery and other rackets will come later The heat will be placed on horse betting wire services which transmit racing results to big gamblers and bookmak ers McClellans group plans also to search into activities of sports news services which fur nish betting lines on baseball football and basketball McClellans timing is neat Six of Atty Gen Robert F Ken nedys seven Senatepassed bills to give the Justice Department new and considerably greater power to deal with organized crime are now being studied by various House committees The seventh making it a crime to cross state lines in aid of rack eteering enterprises has cleared the Rules Committee Kennedy said that he would make himself available for the following week to discuss these measures with members of Congress The crime package he said would put a major crimp in the operations of the racketeers A key component of the attor ney generals package is a bill which would forbid the use of interstate wire communications facilities to further illegal gamb the Soviet Union will correctly understand this trip The vice president will be ac companied by retired Gen Lu cius Clay who was U S mili tary commander in Germany at the time of the 1949 airlift Kennedys decision to send Johnson to Europe had been re ported earlier Sources de scribed it as a move to demon strate to West Germans that the U S government is vitally in terested in their security JOHNSON WILL meet with both West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer and West Ber lin Mayor Willy Brandt He will deliver to Mayor Brandt a message in answer to the one dispatched by the mayor o the President the White House announced Brandt sent Kennedy a lengthy message early this week de manding that the West take po itica as well as verbal action over the Communist closing of he border between East Berlin and West Berlin WHITE HOUSE press secre ary Pierre Salinger in connec ion with Johnsons mission aid Kennedy felt it would be mportant at this time that a igh government official go to lermany and have an on the pot look at the situation How long Johnson and Clay ill remain in Germany is un ertain They will fly first either o West Berlin or to Bonn the Vest German capital depending n where Adenauer is when they rrive Saturday EAST GERMANYS Commu ist rulers miffed at the con inued flight of a few refugees egan throwing up a brick wall nside East Berlin to reinforce leir barbed wire barricades Red guards shot up a heavy uck that three refugees ammed through the wire in the ght West Berlin police re orted But the men reached the said force was used in diverting jhaven Of West Berlin unhurt thundershowers southeast and cooler Minnesota Showers cooler Highs Saturday in low 80s Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 am Friday Maximum Minimum Sunrise Sunset 89 64 10 aboard Cuban ship ask asylum NORFOLK Va Ten crewmen of a Cuban vessel bound for the Soviet Union were brought ashore Friday after dropping anchor off Cape Henry and requesting political asylum in the United States Crewmen FAMOUS MOVIE SET Its wrecking day on the back lot at 20th CenturyFox Studio in Hollywood as wrecking crews began demolishing scores of sets to make way for con struction of Century City the 500 million housing and business project AP Photofax Here a wrecking crew tears into and demolishes one of the buildings used to depict Eome NY in an old called Farmer Takes a Wife which starred Betty Grable The 260acre studio site will be cleared by Oct 1 Got idea from Iowa woman Fair schedule SATURDAY IMPERIAL SHOWS ON MIDWAY 8 class swine show 9 class dairy show 2 car races 8 car races A big weekend Fair turns to auto racing By CHARLES WALK GlobeGazette Staff Writer Auto racing will take over at the North Iowa Fair Saturday and Sunday as the big event moves into its last two days Three big programs are scheduled for the weekend Friday night however therell be the second and last per formance of the motor derby and thrill circus at 8 pm Saturdays program will feature the late f model stock cars The afternoon program will include time trials starting at and six sprint races getting under way at The Saturday night first ever under the lights at the Iowa start at 8 The program will feature a 2 more tots fatally squeezed MILWAUKEE Wis UPI young brothers were found dead in bed Friday and authorities said the familys housekeeper confessed she killed them by squeezing them against her chest District Attorney William McCauley said housekeeper Lucille Adams 24 confessed a short time after the boys father found the bodies of Don ald Craig 4 and his brother Ronald 2 She showed no remorse McCauley said The housekeeper is seven months pregnant heavy set and brownhaired the ship The State Department indi cated in Washington the 11 defectors from the 34man crew of the sugarladen Bahia de Nipe would be allowed to re main in this country The 11 included the captain and four other top officers THE STATE Department ad vised the Fidel Castro govern ment through the Swiss Em bassy that it could reclaim the ship The 3800ton ship radioed Thursday she was headed for Norfolk In the late afternoon ling by transmitting bets betshe anchored in Chesapeake ting information betting pro ceeds Similar measures have passed through the hopper at almost every session since the K e fa u v e r committee made known its outlawry provision was one of the groups prime recommendations but have always failed of passage usually for fear of violating the freedom of the press News re ports of sports events are care fully exempted in the pending bill Kennedy said that the Justice Department now has informa tion on three major race wire networks informing the gamb ling world through telephone hookups The gamblers cant operate without these services Bay A Coast Guard cutter re moved the defectors after they were questioned by immigration officials leaving the other 23 crew members under the sur veillance of another cutler A GOVERNMENT off i c i a I who talked with the men said he was told guns were brand ished but no actual shots were the Bahia de Nipe before she dropped anchor The official who asked to re main unnamed said there was no other violence There was no precise infor mation as to the number of men remaining aboard the Bahia de but such a ship would be unlikely to carry a crew of more he said These are cases whereKhan 30Shc remained at an Jt would appear we could movechor in Lynnhavcn Roads ahead with prosecution if we had the legislation we need on tilt books The vessel loaded with a car go of raw sugar was bound from Cuba to a Russian port One bullet went into a house wall on the Western side Qualified diplomats in London said the United States Britain and France were considering a token increase of their garrisons in West Berlin now totaling about 11000 troops A British of ficial said Britain almost cer tainly will support and follow any lead set by the United States on this question ExJustice Minton in grave condition NEW ALBANY Ind UPI Former Supreme Court Justice Sherman Minion 70 Friday was n very grave condition in a hos pital here from a stroke Min on who retired from the high court in 1956 and returned here o spend the rest of his days vas sitting on the hospital porch vhen he was stricken At the ime he was recovering from an ankle fracture suffered July 29 Former IWW leader Mahler dies at 70 NEW YORK Herbert tfahler 70 onetime head of the ndustrial Workers of the World died Thursday at Columbia Tesbyterian Hospital Mahler received a fiveyear sentence as the government imprisoned 94 IWW leaders for their activities during World War I SAME McCauley said Miss Adams told her she had become angry at the boys Thursday for throwing shoes toys and toothpaste around the five room apartment When their father William Craig Jr 27 left for work shortly before midnight Mc Cauley said the housekeeper told him she got the urge to squeeze them She told McCauley she got the idea from radio reports of a Dubuque Iowa babysitter who had squeezed three children to death I just went haywire she said She took the older boy first and he cried a little Mc Cauley quoted her as saying as she pressed him to her chest Then she took the younger boy Miss Adams fold the dis trict attorney the boys were not breathing when she tucked them in their beds She went to sleep herself Craig found his sons bodies when he returned from work at He awoke the house keeper but she refused to talk to him The father broke down and was hospitalized Police said Miss Adams had been working for Craig since last August Craig and his second wife had beensepa rated for a year She was due Cant go Met again tells union NEW YORK Wi The Metro politan Opera Association de clares a 196162 season is no longer a possibility It has broken off negotiations with the union representing its orchestra members and has sent layoff notices to more than 600 em ployes The union and the citys labor commissioner have ques tioned the Mets good faith in resuming negotiations after an nouncing Aug 7 that it was can celing the season because of what it called the musicians unions exorbitant demands The labor commissioner criti cized the union also to arrive from Kansas City Mo to visit the boys Mary Madigan 29 well liked by most of the Dubuque families for which she sat has been charged with man slaughter in the death of one of the three children who died while she was caring for them Miss Madigan called 100mile times around the fairs halfmile track INCLUDED IN the lineup of outstanding contestants in the stock races will be a quartet of famous Keokuk drivers Ernie Derr Ramo Stott Dick Hutch ersou and Jerry McCredie Oth er top flight drivers expected for the program will be Lenny Funk Otis Kan Doc Narber Cedar Rapids Joe Doolphy New Brighton Minn and Bob Reynolds Oklahoma City Okla Sundays race program will feature the speedway racers Smaller than the type of cars both mentally and physically used in the Indianapolis handicapped was being held jthese cars have a motor dis in jail at Dubuque awaiting iplacement of 200 inches The grand fury action jtime trials for Sunday will get She fold authorities that she underway at with the thought the three youngsters first race to start at Among the top drivers who will take part in this program will be Bill Hprstmeyer Madi son Wis Bobby Parker Oma ha Neb Gene Fechter Minne apolis Rich Ritchie Cedar Rapids and Mel Kenyon Dav two of them members of one family were saying hold me tighter On the inside 2Minute Mystery Page 3 Editorials 4 Clear Lake News 5 Society News 67 Mason City News 89 Latest Markets 9 Sports 1112 North Iowa News 13 Comics 14 Transit Schedule 18 8 CONVICTS COWER IN FRONT OF ARMY TANK AP Photofax 8 prisoners free hostages surrender NASHVILLE Term Wl Eight convicts given no quar ter by state penitentiary offi cials and facing a lear gas assault from an approach ing Army tank surrendered late Thursday and released 25 hostages unharmed The threatened assault long planned by stale officials for such an emergency ended an eighthour revolt in which the prisoners armed with A toy pistol pocket knives and ice picks held 5 guards 3 clerks and 17 fellow prisoners hos tage They dashed from the brick building and fell to the ground in front of the M48 Patton tank as it stopped 12 feel from the door The ringleaders were placed in maximum security cells Corrections Commissioner Keith Hampton recalled to Nashville from a Parole Board hearing in cast Tennessee talked with the convicts by telephone and received a list of grievances The complaints included lack of recreational facilities and sufficient bathing facili ties lack of television and ra dio brutality by guards re strictions on conversation and lack of justice and respect Were not operating a coun try club out here Hampton said I made them no con cessions whatever We in tended to tear a hole in the building and toss in tear gas The leaders were Raymond Farra and Robert Rixcra who led a similar uprising in March 1960 which ended with promises of no punishment Hampton said that concession was nullified by Thursdays trouble ALL THREE programs sanctioned by the International Motor Contest Assn and ppints won here will go toward deter mining the national champions for 1961 Livestock judging at the fair will wind up Saturday with a heavy schedule in open class de partments Highlight of t h e judging will be in the open dairy and open sheep depart ments A record number of entries have been accepted in the sheep department according to Gib Davisson general livestock su perintendent Nearly 120 pens of sheep have been entered in eight breeds to be judged Judg ing the open sheep show will be Harold Saettre Kasson Minn and Darwin Pfatzgraff Dumont IN THE OPEN dairy depart mentj about 150 head of pure bred stock from many of the top herds in Iowa and Minnesota have been entered according to Cecil Avise department su perintendent Art Porter and Robert Fincham both of Iowa State will judge the various breed shows Other departments to be Saturday are county and district junior sheep open class jigeon county junior pony and lorse and district 4H agricul ture demonstrations A record for the amount paid for a baby beef at the North Iowa Fair was set Thursday when Cliftons Super Markets Mason City paid a hundredweight for a 915pound Angus owned by Carolyn Duea Thornton Miss Duea Tuesday had showed the steer to the grand champion ship of the baby beef show The old record for the amount paid for a baby beef at the fair was also held by the CliftonDuea combination Two years ago Cliftons paid a hundred weight for the grand champion of the Shorthorn showed by Steven Duea Carolyns younger brother THIS MARKED the third straight year Cliftons has bought the grand champion of the show iast year it purchased the cham pion showed by Ken MerTiss Mason City It also marked the   

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