High Point Enterprise Newspaper Archives Sep 14 1972, Page 15

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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - September 14, 1972, High Point, North Carolina Tricky sales gimmicks still fool the shoppers High Point Enterprise thursday sept. 14, 1972 3b guard those Power tools Raleigh a there Are some old and ethically questionable tricks to Selling that have survived through years of use and they re just As a a Good As new because people still Are taken by them notes mrs. Justine Rozier Extension Home management specialist. North Carolina state University. Here Are some common Selling deceptions identified by the Federal Trade commission free goods an advertisement for a free goods is published without mention of the terms or conditions. Sometimes a a free is printed in Large letters and the Money for a a handling is put in Small Type. Debt collection important looking forms letters and questionnaires persuade people to pay debts they really Don t owe. Sometimes there Are meaningless threats of Legal action. Phony prices some Price tags falsely claim a drastic often the item never sold at the higher Price mentioned. A variation is an today s recipe beef loaf quickie by Marian Burros Economy flavor and ease of preparation. I Pound ground beef a cup cold water i envelope Spaghetti sauce mix h to \ cup Quick Oats stir Spaghetti sauce mix into cold water and Combine with beef. Add Oats and mix. Pack into loaf pan and bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes. Serves 4. Offer of two or More items for a the Price of the Price for the single item simply May have been made up. Bait and switch there a the advertisement for an item at what is really a Low Price. But at the store the Salesman says the product is a sold or a not he offers instead a More expensive product. Winning a contest the potential customer is told he has a won a contest a often one he Hadnot even entered. But in order to get the the Winner has to pay. Buy or subscribe to something. Another form of the gimmick is to actually give some item then plague the taker to buy More merchandise deceptive guarantees Many so called a a guarantees mean nothing. They can be suspected if the guarantee document does no to describe the parts covered or excluded or fails to explain the conditions. If the guarantee does t mention the name of the seller or How to get it fulfilled it May turn out to be useless. Free estimates the trickster takes advantage of the fact that verbal estimates Are not legally binding. He gives an estimate of what products or services would Cost after the Deal he a a remembers or adds extra charges or conditions. There Are two Good rules to follow when buying if Vou Don t know the merchandise know the merchant and if in doubt done to buy until you Check with other Sellers. Caution is just As old As and More powerful than the Selling tricks. Proper and Safe operation of a Power tool leaves no room for those a a unguarded moments. Taking advantage of manufactured safeguards and using guards As they were intended greatly reduces the possibility of Power tool Accident according to the Power tool Institute inc. Pit. Member companies of pit a representing the majority of Power tool manufacturers a Long have designed their tools with a three wire grounding system to prevent electrical Shock. In recent years some companies have produced double insulated tools which require no grounding. Other engineered safety features include a convenient pistol grip handles with switches located on or near the handle for easy operation. A auxiliary or second handles for additional control. Ltd sawdust discharge on circular saws a directed downward away from the operators face. A retractable saw guards that immediately snap Back into position when saw Cut has been completed thereby preventing moving Blade from hitting person or surface when Laid Down. A anti kick Back devices on saws to help prevent operator from being Cut when the Blade hits a Nail a knot or binds. A stronger cords with plugs folded into cords to minimize Strain and the Chance of reconnecting wires to w Rong terminals. A enclosed drives for belts and gears to prevent operator or clothing from getting caught in moving parts. Switch lock for a a off position a making it impossible to Start tool without key. A removal of Drill press Chuck key required before turning machine on. But manufactured s a f a guards. Warns pit Are Only effective when kept in place and in Good working condition for instance cutting the third prong from an electric Cord or removing a guard from a Power saw Are sure invitations to mishaps. The operator of the Power tool also carries a responsibility to take proper guarding procedures before turning on the Power. Safety glasses to protect the eyes and proper attire to eliminate the Chance of catching some item of clothing or jewelry in the fast whirling Power tool. Finally says pit guard your family by making sure Al Power tools have been unplugged and their starter keys Bench tools removed when the Job is done. In the Case of portable tools keep them safely out of reach of children. As an extra guard a keep your workshop locked. Williams Flowers a Quality Flowers a professional service 2012 English re a mph 882 4161 i school togs. Conditioned for longer Wear. 4f Saltine 170 Inrush 111 iis-2101 Enterprise classified bring results 9-pc. Glas bake ovenware Seta makes preparing and serving meals a pleasure so it for baking. Serving or look what 499 will buy save now a just say charge it to our prices amp Quality Are guaranteed of you find a better value within 30 Days return your Purchase for a full refund Friedman jewellers 145 s. Main St. Open Friday Nile til 8 30 your fashion advisors great american knits r my. Put yourself in sweaters Foj amp a l l knit tops and vests in / n lit Anc i them in a / it Vul i / of a marve0u Mel a ii an9# �woy5, a if ombre a rib of a of cd shrink with a of / / of \ \ off entered Vest left y a a sweater in White Navy \ Berry rust Bone i i of. \ /7 a St rus it bl0c, red l \ White 9 of. Right. Swea Al Quot ter in White Bone Navy m it red Black 13.00. Vest / in White Block Navy j yellow 11 of. \ \ All in Wontuk orlon acrylic knit Smi. Smock it to pm. All kinds of a for juniors. We have it huge selection in Many different fabrics styles and j colors. S i. \ Only 9.00 British Vogus downtown and Westchester

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