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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 4, 1959, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for LOBE HOME EDITION VOL n A5soclaltd United The Newspaper That Makes All North lowans Neighbors Full LM Wiii MASON tlTY IOWA FRIDAY DECEMBER 4 1W Te Cow tW cUop No 41 Mail used by some racketeers still thrive despite vigilance by Uncle Sam By BERNARD GAVZER NEWYORK the nation the mail order business is playing an important part in the economy Mostly it repre sents solid enterprises offering valuable goods and services but there are also some very sour There are really few out right mail order says a National Better Business Bu reau expert After allj Uncle Sam is the store arid these sharp prompters dont want to change tailored suits for striped ones prison VAN MILLER an NBBB president says this of shady mail order schemes that bilk the public of millions of dollars each year They usually have the same o u t s t a nding characteristics There is gross exaggeration and gross distortion They aresel dom plainly fraudulent but they certainly are misleading They usually cling to one point which there may be no parlay it into a glowing account of pure won Mail order schemes cover just about every conceivable item Miller lists a few that brought anavalanche of complaints to the NBBB A pocketsized portable radio promoted asa miracleradio that never wears out and can be taken on planes trains auto mobiles ships As a bonus theres a directcircuit personal earphone speaker This radio is a simplecrystal set using a germanium diode says Miller The earphone is per manently attached simply be cause you could hardly hear a thing without it And while the impression is that it can be heard anywhere the promoter merely says that it can be tak en anywhere The company pro moting this item is now in tem porary receivership as a result I ny Ike ption in Rome A RALNY DRIVE THROUGH A car carrying President Eisenhower AP Photofax Colosseum enroute to Quirinal Palace and President Giovanni Grorichi of Italy Eisenhowers jet earlier had landed at rolls past crowds and Romes ancient the Rome airport during a rainstorm 1st stop on trip to Asia ROME Wl Ancient Rome gave President Eisenhower a rainy but warm welcome Fri day at the start of his mile mission of peace and good Even the Communists taking a cue from Soviet Premier Ni kita Khrushchev joined in the welcome with banners saying Communists of Rome salute President Dwight A heavy overcast and the rain resulted in a 20minute delay in landing The American President told greeters at Romes Ciampino Airport that his message for each of the 11 countries he visits is one of friendship and freedom and he hopes it will be heard in every country where communi cations are allowed EISENHOWER EXPRESSED pleasure in landing this great city which was for so long the very center of all Western Space monkey sent up of action taken by the York attorney New cd ANOTHER OPERATOR pro moted a nineinch doll with blonde hair down to her shoul ders and 10 different dresses all for 59 cents The drawings and the wording of the promo tion gave the impression that WASHINGTON Unit ed States Friday sent a monkey Sam aloft 55 miles in a space capsule such as will be used for later at tempts to put a man in space The capsule released from its rocket parachuted into the Atlantic ocean about 200 miles offshore A Navy plane spotted thereand a destroyer later it The Little Joe rocket carry g the capsule was launched at ailops Island at m Reporting here on the experi ment NASA said that it went moothly this was a dimensional doll and that thecostumes were minia ture says Miller But it was all simply printed doll on cardboard and the dresses on paper The promoter wasnt lying by calling it a doll because by definition any rep being resentation of a human or animal is a Next to a mans which gets love and attention is a mans says Miller so there are al ways gimmicks being promoted for Fear Chinese Reds may open new attacks TAIPEH Formosa Nationalist Chinese command ers on Matsu believe the Chi nese Communists may launch a major offensive against the offshore islands at any mo men the official Centra News Agency reported The report coincided with the departure from the United tates by President Eisenhower n a good will tour of Asia Vfrica and Europe The Central News Agency re orted in a dispatch from Mat u that the Chinese Reds ar topping up military construe ion on the mainland and in creasing reconnaissance of th Nationalistheld islands off th Communistdominated coast The agency report followed earning from Adm Vationafist navy commander hat the Chinese may trigger ONE DESCRIBED by Miller was a device that promised to radically reduce gasoline con sumption It is a hollow tube about two inches long which is inserted in the high tension wire between the coil and distribu tor Laboratory tests conductec at the request of the NBBB showed that the device actually decreased rather than in creased the delivery of ignition energy to spark plugs What defense is there agains being hoodwinked by sharp mail order operators Miller Try to deal onlj with recognized firms If in doubt call your local Better Business Bureau or Chamber o Commerce Take advantage o the promises to refund money by returning the goods in th stipulated Almost all the operators offe money back guarantees and them automatically advance major attack Strait during in the Formos the Eisenhowe tour RAYBURN TO SPEAK CEDAR RAPIDS Sam Rayburn DTexas will b he main speaker at the annua County Democratic Dinne lere Dec 12 A MAIN PURPOSE was to est at high altitude an emer ency device for separating the apsule from the rocket It said he separating device called n escape when he booster rocket was at an al titude of feet Thecap sule coasted up to a height 55 miles When the capsule had de scended to an altitude of eet a small parachute opened Benson good after surgery WASHINGTON UPI Agri culture Secretary Ezra T a f I Benson underwent surgery Fri day for removal of his galli bladder He was reported in good ost operative condition at Walter Reed Army Medical Center The operation on the 60year old Cabinet member took loiirs It was performed by Army surgeon General Leonard D Heaton who operated on President Eisenhower for ileilis in June 1956 On the inside Editorials Page 4 CubGazette 5 Society News Clear Lake News Comics 9 North Iowa 12 1314 Latest Markets 17 Mason City News North Iowa News 22 TV Guide Pullout Section to stabilize its descent At 000 feet the main parachute opened and lowered the capsule nto the water NASA said the Millstone ra dar station north of Boston fol owed the capsule during his entire flight The agency said radio tele metry aboard the vehicle also functioned perfectly The monkey weighed seven pounds and was 30monthsold t was named Sam for the School of Aviation Medicine AMONG THE experiments He said he was glad to come to Italy too because of the ties of blood which unite our two He noted that mil ions of Americans sprang from Italian origins so our friend ship is not merely comes from the people from relatives clasping hands across the The President said he looked forward with eagerness to his talks here with President Gio vanni Groncbi Premier Antonio Segni andother Italian leaders concerning his search for peace with justice in the world EMPEY STOCKING The the painting by Manning that thereWill benp emipty stockings in GlobeGazettes big circle of readers will this community Christmas In recognize this famous old painting by the next issue of the Manning as something significant goal of the other details Itheralds the start of the Christmas will be an solicitation in which so nounced in once many persons inMason City and sur in the 34 years of its existence has this rounding area participate each 1 I Purpose of the fund is to make sure annual Christmas fund failed to reach its goal GRONCHI HAILED the Amer ican Presidents great political sagacity and his humanity in undertaking his historic mission And Romes Mayor Urbano Cioccetti assured Eisenhower that the Italiancapital looks at you with profound sympathy and will follow with very warm hopes the delicate and generous mis sion that you have undertaken following the impulse of your The landing was made on in struments with ground controll iers giving instructions for Iowas mild trend to end Everything must come to an end including the unseasonably mild weather Iowa has been aboard was one to test radiation double safety The jetliner effects on film plates of barley designed to measure the impact of fast particles such as pro tons that shoot in from the sun This experiment also included nerve cells from a rat and neu circled the airport 26 minutes waiting in vain for clouds to clear While Italian government offi cials watched anxiously the big jet swung down to a perfec rospora a laboratory culture of iandingi scnding up a cloud o jspray from puddles on the field a low form of mold Bacteria cultures were on the walis and in liquid suspensions in tubes and were to be studied o determine the lethality and mutation rate A separate ex periment involving eggs and arvae ofthe flower beetle were x be studied for changes in ap pearance and mutation rate laving A cold front was moving southeastward across the state Friday promising to put a stop o the recent series of relative y warm days and nights Strong northwesterly winds were developing as the change moved along There were some light showers during the day most of them in the southeast Thursday afternoon tempera tures included 64 degrees at Council Bluffs while the low was 47 at Dubuque and Mason City Friday afternoon readings were from the upper 30s in the northwest to the mid 50s in the southeast The outlook for Saturday morning was for temperatures EISENHOWER emerged ncar 2Q in the northwes ing bareheaded but looking near freezing in the south SAME Gas station out Holdup at Bluffsby phone little tired from the trip A band hurriedly played excerpts from the American and Italian na tional anthems there was a quick exchange of greetings and then the officials hurried to the airport veranda for the welcom ng speeches The spectators applauded heartily as the President arrived and at the conclusion of the ranslation of his remarks Out side the airport another crowd cheered in the rain as the two presidents drove off for the trip over the old Appian Way Despite the rain small crowds of Italians under umbrellas lined Rome streets to watch the Pres ident go by on his way to the 400yearold Quirinal Palace his residence for his twoday stay in Rome The weather kept the numbers of the crowd down bu those who did turn out cheerec lustily COUNCIL BLUFFS ff A service station here was robbed of tel ephone Denny Fairchild 18 lone attendant at SaveWay Service Station on Highway 275 just south of here told police he answered thetele phone about 5 and the caller and said I cant hear Fairehild told police thought he misunderstood the caller aand said I cant hear I want your money or we will come over and kill Fairchild quoted the caller as saying Fairchild said the caller told him to put the money in a box or sack take it across the road and leave it there Fairchild said he followed instructions putting all but three cents in box He returned to the station but said he did not have enough money to call police on a nearby pay telephone He gas sale a few minutes later however and called police and his em ployer Fairchild said it was too dark to see whether the caller picked up the box of money Police said it was gone how ever ast BANNOW ELECTED NEW YORK Rudolph F Jannow who started in busines apprentice patternmarke arning cents an hour 5 ie new president of the Nation 1 Assn of Manufacturers H as elected Thursday at the 64t ongress of American Industry ponsored by the association rtason City Partly cloudy and colder Friday 18 to 23 Generally fair with little temperature change S a t u r day highs upper 30s owa Partly cloudy and colder Friday night lows 18 north west to 30 southeast General ly fair Saturday colder east portion highs 30s north to lower 40s south Outlook for cloudy with near normal temperatures Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average 2 to 4 degrees be low normal Friday n i g h 1 through next Wednesday Afternoon highs will range from 28 to 34 degrees Over night lows will be from 12 to 18 degrees Colder east Satur day warmer Monday colder again Wednesday Precipita lion will average 10 to 25 o an inch occurring as rain or snow Tuesday or Wednesday Minnesota Much colder partl cloudy Highs Saturday 15 30 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Friday Maximum 48 Minimum f 27 Toll in flood reaches 200 FREJUS France Dazed survivors of the Malpasset Dam disaster mourned their dead at uneral services Friday while eary rescue teams searched hrough muck and debris for nore victims Nearly persons filled the quare alongside Frejus Hos ital as the Most Rev Henri lazerat gave absolution to the lead About 135 pine caskets vere laid out in the square each with a name chalked on he lid Behind the bishop in a hos pital corridor were 40 other unidentified dead n one casket was scrawled in chalk Little girl wearing a red The services were for all the dentified dead with burials by each family in private Many of these families still awaited word of missing relatives Frejus officials said the count of dead has reached 199 in cluding 53 children with about 100 persons missing Some of the latter were beginning to turn up ATTACKER EXECUTED MONTGOMERY Ala Ernest Cornell Walker 24 a Negro was electrocuted Friday for raping a white housewife PRESIDENTS AT ATTENTION President Eisenhower and Gron chi stand at attention as the U S national anthem is played on their arrival at AP Photofax Quirinal Palace in Rome residence of the Italian chief executive U S officer in background is unidentified ;