The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on July 19, 1960 · Page 8
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 8

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Tuesday, July 19, 1960
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July 24-3O National MAKE THIS YOUR SLOGAN ?g Farm To Live BE AlEftT TODAY AND Will yours be the one in every five families in which accidents occur this year? You and only you can eliminate the hazards that may cost a life. Live To Far in STAY ALIVE TOMORROW Your farm implements are as safe as can be made. But it is up to you to operate them safely. Keep them in good repair and DON'T wear loose clothing around machinery. The life you save may be your own. > These Facts Make This Week Important! Farm work accidents claim about 3,500 lives each year . . . more than any other major industry. About 12,000 farm residents lose their lives each year in all types of accidents. A milion or more farm people suffer accidental injuries and disabilities, miseries and financial troubles each year . because of accidents. MAKE THIS SAFETY CHECK OF YOUR FARM -Do you keep guards in place on power machinery? -Do you keep children away from machinery? -Do you avoid operating the tractor on dangerous inclines or near treacherous banks? -Do you avoid wearing loose fitting torn clothing and ragged gloves around moving machinery? -Are ladders and steps well built and kept in repair? -Are nails promtly removed from loose boards? -Do you protect water tanks and cisterns that 'are hazardous to lives of children? -Do you keep the farmyard clear of rubbish, forks, etc.? -Do you cut off current when working on electrical conductors? -Do you use moisture proof cords for out side weather conditions? -Do you use heavy rubber cords for motors? -Do you know how to treat electric shock cases? The Following Kossuth County Merchants Are Interested In Farm Safety: a M Algona Implement Co. Formal! Tractors — International Trucks SALES & SERVICE Phone CY 4-3501 Algona Kossuth Mutual Insurance ASSOCIATION Lola Scuffham, Secretary Phone CY 4-3756 Algona 119 No. Dodge Kossuth County Implement "JOHN ZALAZNIK" Ion* Rock, Iowa WA 5-3335 Kelley Lumber Co. "Our Business Is Building" AIGONA - SEXTON - OTTOSEN Buscher Bros. Implement "Let us protect you by keeping your machinery in safe operating condition." 1015 N. Main Algona Pioneer Hi-Bred Corn Co. "Growing B«tter Crops With You" ALOONA Algona Flour & Feed Co. "Ifs Safe To Do Business With Us" So. Phillips St. Algona Bronson Building Service "Try Us And You'll Like Us" North On Hwy. 169 ; i ;' ; • i • Pratt Electric Construction "Heavy Duty Cords On Hand At All Times" East State Street Algona Algona Produce "Form Safety Is A Year Around Project" ALGONA, IOWA Ernie Williams JOHN DEIRf "Both Quality and Service" Diagonal St. Algona Robinson Produce "Your Friendly Wayne toed Dealer" West State Street Alfona ( .V

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