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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 2, 1959, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edtttd for the f CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL 9S Assoelsted Preu and United run The News pa per That Makes lowans Neighbors MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 2 TC Copy Paper Conilsts of rour HOME EDITION No 44 Sharpies want YOU as victim Usually legitimate vending machine field invaded By BERNARD GAVZER NEW YORK tf Like many other Americans youd like to add to your income with a small business that needs little personal attention and still brings ina nice profit Its a good idea but watch out Sharp promoters lie in wait to twist your yearning to their own advantage In the terminology of the Na tional Belter Business Bureau their activities are known as the vending machine schemes As in all activities in which opportunistic promoters fleece the public there are a number of legitimate firms which fran chise vending machines d i s pensing devices and merchan dise racks But the smooth guys invade the field and cut corn ers Their stock in trade is mis leading the victims HOW DO THE vending ma chine schemes work The NBBB cites this as a typ ical lure S400 to monthly possi ble we will select a reliable man or woman from this area to refill and collect money from our New Automatic Merchandising Machines No selling To qualify applicant must have car references and to working capital which is secured by inventory Devoting 8 to 10 hours per week may net from to monthly with an excellent opportunity for tak ing over fulltime We will al low the person we select lib eral financial assistance for Explains Allan Backman NBBB vice president and ex pert on the subject AT FIRST GLANCE this sounds as though there is a job being offered to service the machines but this is only bait The applicant finds he must buy the machines and the goods that go into them Usually the machines and contents are in ferior The promoter may actually place machines in lo cations but invariably these Hands off on birth curbs data FBOM OUK WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON President Eisenhower Wednes day firmly opposed involving the federal government in any way with assisting other nations with birth con trol advice Eisenhower told his news conference he could not imagine a subject more improper as a matter of government responsi bility or function than birth control Furthermore Eisenhower said that as long as he is presi dent the United States government will have to do with advising other nations on their birth control problems If another country wants birth control advice he said it could seek out professional information The birth control controversy flared anew after the Roman Catholic bishops of the United States charged last week that a propaganda campaign was being waged to pave the way for U S support of artificial birth prevention programs in under developed countries which are HE JUST DOESNT WANT TO GO TO JAIL Pinned across an overturned police motorcycle Edgar Whitehead 54 San Francisco battles furiously as officer David Ansunza attempts to radio for help Whitehead had been halted for speeding and allegedly slugged AP PhotoFax the patrolman as he was writing out a ticket Whitehead also wound up with three additional chaiges Not heeding a siren and arrest and assault and battery WARMER Campaign going well are poor So the poor sucker who sinks his money into this scheme finds he must try to place them I would say that most small investors getting hooked in this scheme end up with their machines rusting in basements or One gyp promoter according to the NBBB got more than from 200 customers in 22 states In another case in vestors paid for 16 ma chines that cost the promoters or each Such schemes fleece victims of mil lions each year With vending machines to be seen virtually everywhere one turns it may appear to be a good business to enter The NBBB says it can be provid ing you have the time and capi tal and that youre dealing with a reputable firm IF YOU INVEST with a gyp promoter you may end up like the man with four cigarette ma chines in poor locations One machine selling about 90 packs a week produced a weekly profit of What should you do if you be come involved in a deal that sounds pretty good You can check with your local Belter Business Bureau or Chamber of Commerce or write to Vend the Magazine of Automatic Merchandising 188 W Randolph Chicago 1 or the National Automatic Mer chandising 7 S Dearbor Chicago 3 111 Next Medical quackery Mason City Partly cloudy through Thursday Lows Wed nesday night mid 20s Highs Thursday mid 40s Iowa Partly cloudy through Thursday Warmer north and west Wednesday night and southeast half Thursday Lows Wednesday night mid 20s north to lower 30s Highs Thursday mid 40s north to lower 50s south Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average 3 to 6 degrees above normal Wednesday night through next Monday Afternoon highs will be from the mid 30s in the north to the lower 40s in the south Over night lows will be from near 20 degrees in the north to the mid 30s in the south Warmer Wednesday night and Thurs day remaining mild until turning colder Sunday or Mon day Little or no precipitation is expected Nixons plan Do not show eagerness for nomination Minnesota Warming trend con tinuing highs Thursday 3545 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Wednesday Maximum 36 Minimum 20 At 8 a m 21 Precipitation trace Sexton Wesley rail service change OKd DES MOINES Iowa Commerce zed the Milwaukee Railroad Wednesday to change its serv ces at Sexton and Wesley in Cossuth County The railroad was granted permission to place ts Sexton and Wesley station under one agent or in the al ternative to discontinue agency service at Sexton WASHINGTON UP Vice President Rich ard M Nixon expects to delay until Feb 1 any announcement that he is seeking the 1960 GOP presidential nomination If he can preserve this schedule Nixon will be able to confine to a little more than five months the limited campaigning he now ex pects to do before the Republican convention in Chicago next July THERE ARE INDICATIONS that if Nixon could control events he would he happy to go along tending to his duties as vice presi dent for even longer But the near necessity of entering the March 7 New Hampshire primary may force him out into the open early in Feb ruary Nixons associates think he is doing so well that they are going along willingly with the vice presidents decision that the less public eagerness he displays for the nomination the more likely he is to get it They figure this offers a sharp contrast to the scramble among top Democratic contend ers to meet the voters at every crossroad months ahead of the time that partys conven tion makes its choice of a nominee Because he is convinced he will have to run on the Eisenhower administration record Nixon wants to spend as much time as pos sible in the next few months helping shape the GOP program in executive agencies and helping put it over in Congress In line with this idea the vice president is expected to delay setting up any formal cam paign organization or appointing a campaign manager He may decide to be his own man ager THIS DOESNT MEAN NIXON is over looking any bets or that he is taking it for granted he will get the nomination He has Leonard W Hall former GOP national chair man working diligently to line up delegate strength He is going along with the formation of Nixon clubs He will make speaking appear ances at frequent intervals This softsell approach could be upset of course if Gov Nelson A Rockefeller of New York should come out in the open as a candi date for the GOP nomination earlier thati ex pected MARRIAGES GET DIVORCE LONDON UPI Mr and Mrs Alfred Marriage were di vorced Tuesday Eldest of Lennon sisters plans to wed next year HOLLYWOOD Wi Dianne Lennon oldest of the four sing ing Lennon sisters on Lawrence Welks TV show plans to marry a boy from down the block with whom she has grown up She and Dick Gass 22 will be married sometime next summer she said Tuesday her 20th birthday He is an Army para trooper stationed at Ft Bragg N and scheduled to be dis charged from the service next June 1 His family and the Len nons have lived half a block apart in suburban Venice for 13 years Dianne said she wont con inue her career after marriage She said her sisters Peggy 18 Kathy 16 and Janet 13 prob ably will continue as a SAME He gets support after painting street crosswalk SHERMAN OAKS Calif UPI The Sherman Oaks Chamber of Commerce Wed nesday threw its support be hind efforts to obtain a paint ed crosswalk across a heavily traveled street where a den tist was cited for painting the walk himself Dr Louis J Friendman 42 the crusading dentist was formally charged with two motor vehicle code violations and two city code violations for painting the crosswalk Friendman said he decided to paint the walk with broom and white paint after two petitions signed by busi nessmen in the area had failed to bring results He said they had been trying to get the city to paint in the crosswalks for two years Iowa farm woman victim of crash MECHANICSVILLE Charles Wagner 24 was killed Wednesday when the truck she was driving skidded on ice anc overturned near the Wagner farm four miies south of here Air Force receives first B58 Hustler Wont allow more money for center DES MOINES W A state project to locate a rehabilita tion center for the blind in the old Des Moines YMCA building is marking time for want of some funds the Iowa Legisla tive Interim Committee is not ready to provide The 1959 Legislature appro priated to buy the build ing and to remodel and equip it However the State Executive Council and the Iowa Commission for the Blind vhich have been working on the roject found that another would be needed The Interim Committee de cided Tuesday that for the pres ent at least it will not gran the extra money from state con tingency funds It asked the Executive Council and the com mission to draw up plans anc submit them later One committee member Rep George Scott RWest Union said he was opposed to using emergency funds for the project and if it cannot be financed with the already appro priated the next Legislature should decide what to do A 3year missiles lag seen WASHINGTON LPi Neil H McElroy retiring secretary of lefense concedes the United States will lag behind the Soviet Union in intercontinental mis siles for the next three years But McElroy contended the na ion has enough striking power in other forms to offset this mis sile gap At a farewell news conferenc Tuesday a few hours after his resignation was announced by the White House McElroy said these steps have been taken or will be taken to fill in the gap ixperiencing population pres ures Declaring that this would be morally disastrous solu ion to population problems the ishops said that American latholics will not support any use of public funds either hroigh direct foreign aid or hrough international organiza ions to promote artificial birth prevention THE RT R E V JAMES A Pike Protestant Episcopal ishop of California said the atholic stand would condemn rapidly increasing millions of people in less fortunate parts of the world to starvation bond age misery and He demanded to know whether the policy pronounced by the bish ops was binding on Roman Catholic candidates for public Eisenhower said the subject has definite religious aspects andhe has no quarrel with those T CONGRESS WILL be askedjwho oppose the dissemination of for enough money to let the Air Force maintain an airborne alert if necessary during the threeyear missile lag period In such an alert bombers carrying nuclear weapons would be in the air at all times safe from sneak attack and ready for instant re taliation 2 The development of the Hound Dog missile has added years to the usefulness of manned bombers such as the information about artificial birth control Eisenhower noted hat the Roman Catholic Church has re iterated such a stand He said he admires and respects the Catholic Church This subject is not and should not be the business of our gov ernment he added Eisenhower on the eve of his departure for Europe the Mid dle East and Asia talked at B52 This missile can be fired i some length about his trip with rom an airborne B52 at targetsmore than 260 reporters He up to 500 miles away 3 The Navys Polaris missile vhile not yet operational will be ready to go next year This is he missile that can DC carried anywhere by atomic powered submarine and fired rom under water McELROYS disclosure that the country will rely heavily on the B52 for the next three years came shortly after the Air Force all but canceled the B70 bomber program The B70 is an advanced bomber designed to fly three times the speed of sound It was years from being operational al though a half billion dollars had said that above all he hoped to convince the rest of the world that the United States is truly sincere in its quest for a dur able just peace OTHER NEWS highlights at the Presidents news conference He said that unless steel man agement and labor can compose their differences in free collec tive bargaining the government might be forced to some form of action vhich would be a sad day for the nation He spoke vehemently on the need for shelving nonessential federal spending programs in the hope of not only achieving a balanced budget in fiscal 1961 been spent on it Now only onejbut a surplus to apply to some or two prototypes will be the national debt The B70 had been criticized During his forthcoming trip he the ground that it would be be glad to discuss specific solcte in the missile age raised by leaders of other FORT WORTH Tex Air Force Tuesday received the first operational model of the supersonic Convair B58 bomber The plane is the 31st Hustler to be built The first B58 flew in November 1956 FORGETFUL SANTA ABILENE Tex lie Hillard 21 had to have before it went into production PLANT BURNS BETTENDORF Ltf A blast a department store counterpart furnace blew up and the result ing fire burned out the Donohoo stand in for him Wednesday after he parachuted from a plane dressed like Santa Glaus Hillard forgot his whiskers Steel Treating Co plant on the west edge of Bettendorf Tues day No one was injured nations As for discussing the border dispute between India and Red China Eisenhower said that aside from the legalistic as pects of determining the actual border he was strongly on the side of any nation that attempted to solve its international differ ences by negotiation s jnM LINEUP BY TWOS Howard Wagner principal of a Seattle elementary school now knows why he has been seeing double of late Eleven count em sets of twins attend the school Ive been here AP Photoiaa three months and still am not sure whos he said Four sets are in the second grade two each in the fifth and sixth and one each in fjrst third and fourth grades ;