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Charleston Gazette Newspaper Archives May 12 1957, Page 5

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Charleston Gazette (Newspaper) - May 12, 1957, Charleston, West Virginia A the Charleston c sunday. May 12. 1957 sure cancer cures costly but worthless quacks still bilk Gullible despite medical advances by David m. Cleary science writer the Gazette in these Days of rapid advances in medical research it seem logical that quack doctors would be forced out of business. Yet just the opposite is Hap pening. Postmaster general a thur e. Summerfield says medi Cal quackery is at the highest level in history at least As far As fraudulent use of the mails is concerned. He estimates that the american Public is being mulched of about 50 million Dol Lari this year. Do Itou have termites Uno ou1 for certain Ash for Frt inspection w. A. Termini phone m 2-43s3 100 Broad St. Bonded Urmini insulation most popular of the swindles Are those which Promise a Way i to lose weight without dieting the postmaster general says. In return for bargain prices i ranging from 50 cents to several dollars the Gullible customer May get tablets creams lotions exercising gadgets or books. None has any value As Long As food intake is greater than Energy output. Sure cures for cancer Are also the source of wealth for their unscrupulous promoters Summerfield said. Some of these sell for Hund reds of dollars usually on the basis of being atomic or elec they prove to be chiefly made of hashing Light bulbs or scientific sounding Clicks or buzzes. Other cancer cures Are mostly water or Oil. Supposed to contain atomic curative Powers. The fact that in skilled been used with some effect against cancer makes it All the easier for the quacks to sell their Worth less potions. Chief inspector David m. Step hens of the Post office notes we Are proud to announce. For the 6 ill the music Box Smithers Wya. Has been Given the certificate of sanitation by the state Board of health. This is one of nine certificates of sanitation awarded in Fayette county for goodness Sake eat Here you can be sure of the Best at the Box rt.60 Mary Cipriani owner next to Marathon Coal bit co. Smithers a a. That the ghouls who Trade on Hopes of the desperately ill often cannot be successfully prosecuted because the patients who Are the chief witnesses die before the Case is called up in cures for arthritis skin trouble and baldness Are also sold i through the mails at a rate that astonishes even the postal in i sectors who investigate such frauds. I another Field in which the quacks reap heavy profits is that of sex. People who Are Hooch winked Seldom complain about i it. Lost manhood is the chief come on for promoters appealing to men. At High prices they sell pills or salves containing ingredients obtainable for a few cents at drug stores. Some promoters Are More ingenious. Chief inspector step hens tells of one. Operating out Side the United states who advertises a sure cure for Impo Tency in circulars mailed into the country. For Middle aged men who should know better get a piece of dried tree Root. They re instructed to soak a piece of the Root in a bottle of liquor for seven Days and then drink the liquor. It does to work of course. The i Only possible effect is that in i Der the influence of liquor the j customer May forget his desire to prove his Potency. To women the chief Appeal is bust development. In the Hope of making themselves look More appealing to men women pay big Money for All sorts of Worth i less gadgets. Postal inspectors act quickly when they receive complaints i about fraud through the mails. They brought 46 cases to trial in i the last six months and caused another 105 operators to suspend i operations without standing trial. They Only wish they had More complaints to investigate. Ill s for the Birds 1 Tokyo May 11 apart ment House for Birds has been built on the grounds of the Toshu go Palace of Crown Prince Akihito to House 30 doves and tit mouses. It resembles a Large bar. Monica on stilts. In the past tha Crown Prince like emperor Hiro h to and Empress Nagako had single Bird nests built in the Trees of his Garden. Months ahead of schedule the nurses Home and training school above of Charleston general Hospital is expected to be completed by nov. 1, according to c. J. Kuhn president of Kuhn construction co., contractors for the building. He said that construction work is already 50 per cent completed. Unit picked to Cli Bilge poles award contract to West German firm Berlin May 11 elec Poland near Stettin. This is the trial equipment company has re first postwar construction conceived a contract to build an elec tract awarded to a West German Trie Power station for communist i firm by the poles. Sanitarium to Home for disturbed tots mrs. John c. Strother yes 1 Ter Day was named chairman of i the he Crest citizens planning i committee assigned to convert the sanitarium into a Home for emotionally disturbed children. J the committee will receive special recommendations for the Home May 27 from Thomas Gal i lag her of the Ryther Home in Seattle Wash. Other members of the com Mittee include mrs. Boyd j Donnally Thomas b. Jackson i Frank Baer mrs. Walton Shep j j Herd mrs. Lillian Nagy Charles Loeb or. To p. Mantz or. Leon Dickerson Charles c. Wise or. I Jack Rhudy. Arnold Falk and mrs. Grace Wolfe. J l d Wallace manager the Man with the Money see this Man for any amount from s25.00 to s300.00 Call this Man for an appointment less than 1 hour to Complete All Loans Sample loan plans Jusell Gnu Liet 24 Mil i Rou 96.3s v 6.00 5160.76 51000 j18.07 h-.71 to. Unpaid principal balance to 31.1.70 to s3hii Sample of a loan for 30 Days will Cost you 8bc. 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