Business & Finance: For Man & Machine

The day is not far off when the casual motorist in New England will have a new joy. He will drive up to a handsome colonial edifice set in a little park plot with poplar trees about it and there he will satisfy both his machine and himself. For the machine there will be gasoline and oil; for the man there will be hot dogs.

This new type of filling station—in the fullest sense—is about to be erected by Beacon Oil Co., subsidiary of Standard Oil of New Jersey. Beacon announced last week...

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