Press: Liberality on Lotteries

Three years ago a Buffalo, N. Y. autoworker named Clayton Woods bought an Irish Hospital Sweepstakes ticket on Gregalach in the Grand National Steeplechase at Aintree. When Gregalach came in second, Clayton Woods was richer by $886,360. Cried he: "I'll buy that horse Gregalach and keep him in a velvet stall."* To most newspaper readers, stories like Clayton Woods's are of lively interest. Nonetheless, it looked for a time as if the U. S. Press might not be allowed to print this most familiar form of human interest feature. After the Derby of...