CITIES: Sin in Galveston

Herbert Yemon Cartwright Jr. used to run a diaper laundry service. Eight years ago he was elected mayor of Galveston, and set out to prove that cleanliness is for diapers, not for Galveston.

Texas law, as it happens, prohibits pros titution, gambling and sale of liquor by the drink. In Galveston* (pop. 65,000) all three flourish. When a state crime committee investigated the situation, Herbie Cartwright told the legislators frankly that the laws of Texas are vio lated in Galveston because Galvestonians think the laws are wrong.

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