Big Helen Little Helen testifying

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Little Helen testifying - Club Owner Charges Lie By'Madam' Kennedy...
Club Owner Charges Lie By'Madam' Kennedy Declines To Name State Official Scheduled To Testify BULLETIN WASHINGTON — If) — Senale Senale investigators called another another Orego/i political figure to testify loday in (he probe of an alleged plot of Team- -stcrs Union officials lo control control the state's vice profits. Robert Kennedy, counsel for (he special Senate committee committee investigating alleged labor-industry racketeering; declined lo name the wilness in advance. WASHINGTON to-Nathan Zus man, Portland night spot operator denied to Senate rackets invest! gators today that he was "an ex pert on prostitution." Zusman, owner of the Desert Room, a Portland night club, de nicd testimony given yesterday by ' : Big Helen" Hardy, an admitted "call house" madam, that' Zusman Zusman helped her establish a house of prostitution and was given share of the profits. Sirs. Hardy had testified that she had received assurances she could operate in.Porlland without fear of arrest from Dist. Ally, William .Langley of Multnomali County. Denies Being "Expert '* - . Other witnesses have said Lanff- ley was linked with Teamsters Union officials and underworld characters in seeking to control Portland vice profits. S'Are you,an expert on prqsli- ofl?".;zusman was : asked .this mbrhp.g~ by "committee 'counsel Robert Kennedy. . "I wouldn't be married 16 years to the same woman if I was," the Desprt Room proprietor replied. Zusman's voice pilcbed higher and^highcr as he denied other allegations allegations made by Mrs. Hardy to the-effect that Zusman had assured assured her she could operate without without fear of raids from Langley. Mrs. Hardy had testified she and Mrs. Helen Sraaliey opened a place of prostitution in Portland Portland in July 1935. "Did you ever talk about prostitution prostitution to Helen Hardy or to Helen Smalley?" Kennedy asked. "About prostitution?" Zusman •sked. "Yes, about prostitution," Ken- father Anthony Zielmski he found the brutally ixahwah. She a girl friend. (Story Close'Battle, Indicated Irish DUBLIN, Ireland returns today in the Irish e'ection indicated a neck race between Eamon-De -Valera and. Costello. . •:. .:•, . .'• nedy pressed. "No, I didn't," Zusman said. He again demanded that lie detector detector Icsls be given to both him and Mrs. Hardy. . • • .--'.(Continued .--'.(Continued on Page 2; Cot 4) A West Donegal district same two men back to Parliament. P. O'Donnell, minister government • in. the :rnmenl, collccled 6,208 Jrennan, a follower of can-born De Valera and Fail party stalwart, voles. The two men held vith about the same n the last general Three years ago the Dei Valera'fell short of majority in the le : needs' to pick up again become prime He has turned thumbs he idea of forming any vith other parties. . ^ The coalition

Clipped from Cumberland Evening Times06 Mar 1957, WedPage 1

Cumberland Evening Times (Cumberland, Maryland)06 Mar 1957, WedPage 1
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