Foreign News: Gould's Burns

Burned at Nice three-and-a-half years ago was the famed $3,900,000 gambling casino Palais de la Mediterranee built by the late railroading Jay Gould's son Frank Jay (TIME, Dec. 4, 1933 et seq.). Burned at Juan-les-Pins last week was another Gould casino, with Frank Jay inside as flames burst from the stage. "Under Gould's personal direction," reported Associated Press, "the crowd was evacuated."


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