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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 3, 1959, Mason City, Iowa V P North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for tfw VOL 91 The M ruu f i CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Newspaper That Makes All North lowans Neighbors MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY DECEMBER 3 c Copy This consists of four HOME EDITION o No Buy try is theme of quacks They get millions every year on fake cures By BERNARD GAVZER NEW YORK for eternal youth yearning for re lief from pain or just relief from surplus fat Americans apparently wilt buy and try any thing There are quacks aplenty to oblige them They gyp the pub lic of hundreds of millions of many victims pay with their lives as well At least Americans needlessly died of cancer in 1958 because they relied on cancer quacks claims the National Better Business Bureau ACTIVITIES OF quack oper ators in cancer nutrition and weightreducing became so alarming a public warning was issued by Arthur head of the Department of Health Education and Welfare Last September Flemming blasted weight reducing quack ery citing American Medical Assn estimates that overweight Americans were being fleeced of million a year through fraudulent products and schemes He noted that the problem of weight control was a serious one for many people and that this created an intense demand for an article that science has not yet produced A simple safe and sane food drug or device which will bring about loss of body weight without ex ercise or the will to cut down the food intake But unscrupulous promoters by the scores have rushed into the vacuum with their worthless pills potions freak diets me chanical gadgets and the Fiemming said Riding the crest of the popularity wave at the vibrator t devices running the gamut of hand units pillows chairs and Toll may exceed 300 as French dam ursts Disaster near famed Riviera FREJUS France I A massive torrent released by the thundering collapse of a dam left a sluice of death silt and destruction Thursday along the rich Reyran River Valley in the French Riviera At least 150 persons are dead and 160 missing Millions of tons of water backed up behind the 185foot high Malpasset Dam by five days of heavy rain were loosed upon the peacefully sleeping farm valley Wednesday night The water smashed houses uprooted trees rolled over trucks derailed trains and broke telegraph and telephone poles Hours after as rescuers began arriving and the waters subsided into the Mediterranean the full range of disaster be came apparent The fourmilej wide valley 16 miles southwest ANCHOR FISHES UP A BIG ONE A battered automobile is suspended from the anchor of the Nor wegian freighter Maksefjell in Montreal harbor The ships sailing was delayed for hours when the anchor hooked the auto as it was being raised Although there was no indication of how long the car had been in the water or howit got there police were combing theirrecords for an underworld tie Spot on air All hunkydory again between Poor Rooney HOLLYWOOD UPI All was peace and forgiveness Thurs daybetweenpintsized actor Mickey Rooney and Jack Paar Rooneys personal manager Red Doff blew up briefly Wed nesday night whence was told that Paar supposedly was usur his nationally televised show to blast Rooney Doff immediately declared seeing the tha Rodney appearasscheduled on Paars show Thursday and said he planned to sue Paar and the National Broadcasting Co for slander He relented several hours later after viewing of Cannes was a jumbled canal of wreckage and silt The rushing waters partly flooded this town of which was founded by Julius Caesar in 49 and was one of the land ing points in the Allied invasion of southern France in 1944 The old Roman amphitheater the towns maintourist attrac tion was under water LINES OF BODIES lay in the morgues of Frejus and nearby owns Pierre Seraud watchman at he dam was picked up with his vife by helicopter About 9 oclock I beard a ter rific he said I screamed to my wife save ourselves the breaking Stand by Ike rapped by bishop SAN FRANCISCO pal Bishop James A Pike com mented Wednesday that Presi dent Eisenhower in declaring a policy of hands off birth control for the United States ignored recommendations of his own and other governmental com We must mittees dam iuc bishop said in a state ment the President has chosen quackery royal jelly became the biggest thing in the market Paars version of the Rooney IN THE FIELD of nutritional Paar feud and reconciliation Paars statements werent as bad as what had been re ported to said Doff I thought Parr apologized in his The show temporarily being made here instead of New York was viewed in the East ive and then shown on the West Coast by videotape three hours ater Paar had accused Rooney of being loaded during a guest spot on his show Tuesday night and asked him to leave Rooney took offense at Paars parting remark Its a shame he Rooney was a great tal Rooney Wednesday threatened to punch Paar on the nose bu they had a 15minute peace meeting later in the day and ironed out their differences in recent years This is a specia food prepared and given bj Rooney even consented to make Mason City Continued mild Thursday night lows 3236 Increasing cloudiness and worker bees to those they selec to become queens For bees royal jelly is in a return appearance deed a miracle food but it Rooney admitted that he hadj een on the town Tuesday ight before appearing on turning colder Friday highs mid 40s Iowa Fair somewhat warm er southeast half Thursday night lows 3242 Increasing cloudiness and turning colder north and west Friday highs mid 40s northwest to mid 50s southeast Further Partly cloudy and colder with some chance of scat tered light rain Saturday Fortynine million cubic me ters of water nearly 10 billion gallons broke loose at one blow carrying everything withit Many bodies were discovered in a sea of mud in Frejus Fifteen persons including two children clung to a shuddering old mill through the night anr were saved just before the build ing collapsed The French aircraft carrier Lafayette formerly the USS Langley served as a floating hospitaland flight deck for 15 rescue helicopters The Air Force offered to parachute aid if necessary TOP FRENCH officials rushed to the scene to assess the need for relief The navy prepared initially to feed people Army engineers loaded equip ment on boats to get emergency housing started The French ra APPhotofax horse opera to refuse to allow this nation of abundance to meet a pri mary need of countries who want aid toward population con trol to help avert increasine starvation and Pike bishop of thediocese o California said that in the ligh of the Presidents statemen we can only be grateful that this is a democratic country in which other officials can take a position in favor of our as suming our Christian responsi bilities to these lessfortunate1 The bishop noted that the President mentioned the posi tion of the Roman Catholic Church but did not mention the positive teaching to the TV MONITOR AT WORK The Fed ing soap opera after eral Trade Commission has taken the Theyre checking forfalse or misleading t i TJ C recent television scandal to heart It has hired a number of new monitors who spend the grams on tape advertisements This is Olive Vierbuch en taking notes and recording the pro on Ike ready for first stop of historic trip WASHINGTON ff Security Council with Charles de Gaulle British Prime Eisenhower takes off for Romeiwhich Eisenhower has been dis Thursday night on the first leg of a jetpropelled goodwill tour of 11 nations cussing budgetary and other matters The 15minute broadcast start Minister Harold Macmillan and German Chancellor Konrad Ade nauer The presidential party of 21 persons traveling by Military dio appealed for monev for re lief The navy prowled the shore of the Mediterranean which was meeting this week of the no practical value for humans as a food drug or cosmetic The claims made for it are Flemming says Opportunistic promoters will exploit the human fear of any known disease or pain IN THE COSMETICS field authorities say ttfe parade of creams and lotions which pur portedly will banish wrinkles facial lines and blemishes firm or lift facial muscles and so on is steadily growing longer Besides civil and professiona groups such as the NBBB there are government agencies which keep tab of these promotions Government agencies take lega action but often promoters make a quick killing and then switch to something else What can you do to protec yourself Obviously the best thing i to get competent advice from a doctor before trying anything that promises miracle results Before you fall forany gim mick remember that there nothing now known to scienc which can stop the process growing old that 80 per cent o baldness is beyond any effectiv treatment that to lose weigh the main thing is to cut dow on foods that no cream can en large a bust that the best a tack on cancer is to have properly diagnosed and profes sionally treated early NEXT mail order gyps aars show He said he had ad several drinks as it was his nd his fifth wifes first wedding nniversary Minnesota Becoming cloudy continued mild Highs Friday 4045 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Thursday Maximum 39 Minimum 30 At 8 a m 31 Iowa boy stunned by gift of organ ojp strewn for miles with wreckage LAKE CITY Iowa Jimmy Caspagnoli 10 hopes to become a priest but right now his attention is centered on learning to play his new electric organ With only an instruction book furnished with the in strument he has learned three weeks how to play sev eral Christmas carols and al ready has made one personal appearance at a local Ameri can Legion meeting Arrival of the organ was a surprise to Jimmy and his parents Mr and Mrs H R Caspagnoli Lake City He had spotted the instrument in a catalog and made up his mind to get one So without telling his par ents Jimmy wrote to the com pany saying he would send a little each wee k and that when had sent enough please send me the He sent along 50 cents with his order After several weeks dur ing which he paid toward the organ Jimmy ran into financial trouble and failed to make several payments Instead of a reminder that in his account was overdue the company sent a letter stating that its employes realized little boys have financial trouble and the organ was being sent to him at no further costwith the hope you will be able to play it by Christmas Along with the organ came a booklet especially prepared for Jimmy and titled The Song of1 Savings by Jimmy Inside the cover decorated with musical notes were eight bills a full refund of the payments Jimmy had made seeking survivors It was feared many victims had been washec out to sea The disaster disrupted rail anc telephone traffic throughou outhern France The coasta ail line was swept more than a mile from its roadbed The 22foot thick dam was reeled for irrigation six years go s Although the valley is set in dinary journey EISENHOWER TOLD news conference Wednesday he vants to prove to the people of he world that the United States s a good partner with other nations in the quest for a just lan time Friday after a re fueling stop at Goose Bay Lab hisjrador In Rome Eisenhower will be met at noon Friday by Presi dent Giovanni Gronchi Prime Minister Antonio Segni and other high officials of the Ital ian government His travels have one other ma u jor objective apart from the in THE ARRIVAL m Rome will dividual problems he will discussset tha pattern for the rest of with such leaders as Indias the brief speech at the peace Prime Minister Nehru That is to lay the basis for future sum mit negotiations with Soviet Preblack tie dinner Friday night in mier Nikita Khrushchev To that Quirinale Palace end he will meet in Paris Dec earlier by General Motors to re s u m e production of Buicks Oldsmobiles and Pontiacs GM recalling of its employes this week will be left with about still idled At the peak of the steel shortage lay offs GM had unem i ployed All the other auto companies are working full time and none cansf a by fishermen living along the hc tirs quar rocky coast It was seldom TcStcTlfmilics wore swept M0 lhc tor 85yearold woman floated sevenmark sct m 1955 hours on her bedroom dresser Light rains seen for Iowa Friday Warm sunny weather covered Iowa again Thursday but the Weather Bureau said light rain is expected to spread across the state Friday night and Saturday Cloudy skies are expected cool the state slightly Friday with scattered light rain begin ning along the northern border SAME 544 DEPARTMENT Black flae means t riffle death in past 21 hours Force Base about 8 It is due in Rome at noon Ital His departure immediately ing at was to after a radiotelevision speech both a new plea for setAir Transport jet liner will contrary of other religious bodthe nation follows a full of the steel dispute and take off from Andrews Air work schedule It included a explanation of 1 m Pike is chairman the Episries of conferences and the secjpurposes in making his extraor copal Clergymans Advisory Committee for the Planned Par enthood Federation of America Chrysler to resume work DETROIT UPI Chrysler Corp will recall of its laidoff employes to resume pro duction of Valiants Imperials and Dodge trucks on Dec 9 The firm said Thursday this would leave of its work ers idled due to steel shortages But it said It expected to have all employes back on the job within two weeks Dec 9 is the same date set airport a ceremonial drive into the center of the c i t y and a This schedule will be stand late Friday and coverng slate the next day the 1921 with French President ard firstnight procedure at jcvery stop except in India 1 where Eisenhower will spend jmost of five days and not get into official entertaining until liis second evening in New Delhi In the group will be the Pres idents son and his wife Maj and Mrs John Eisenhower the Presidents personal physician Maj Gen Howard M Snyder two speech writers Malcolm Moos and Kevin McCann and Robert D Murphy Eisenhow ers chief diplomatic adviser for the tour In addition to Italy he is to visit Turkey Pakistan Afghan istan India Iran Greece Tu nisia France Spain and Mo rocco He is due home Dec 22 On the inside Editorials Page 4 Society News 678 Comics 9 North Iowa News 11 Clear Lake 13 Mason City 1617 1920 Latest 31 HEAVY FIRE LOSS LA PORTE CITY ft Fire destroyed a Black Hawk County highway maintenance garage two snow plows and two dump trucks here Thursday Damage was estimated at between 000 and ROSE BOWL Bertelson 18 a native of Minneapolis but now of Los Angeles has been named queen of the Tournament of Roses at Pasadena Shell reign over the Rose Bowl game on New Years Day ;