The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on October 1, 1959 · Page 19
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 19

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, October 1, 1959
Page 19
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^m^^ Ort %drw» Don't Let This Happen To YOU! A few-moments of time and a little awareness of the possible consequences can avert a tragedy such as this. It pays to develop Fire Prevention habits * . . not only this week ... but every week of every year! •-. • ..',:•,.• *^ ''*.'' '.' ' • : ' - ''•• •,•"-.;,:-'»•-'- * '< ' ' CHECK: Sweeping — ; Put all sweepings and rubbish into a metal container outside the store or home. Don't sweep into a pile and then leave it. ;,•».>—. j ;•• • •-*. • Fuses— r • ' '• : i :••>'. . • " ', > ' i ' The electric fuse is a safety measure in. your home or place of business. Use the correct size fuse for the the/job-it is called on to handle. Cigarettes - One of the. greatest causes of fire in business establishments is the common cigarette "butt." If left to smoulder under a counter, it can cause a disastrous fire. Furnace— . Before firing up for the winter months, have your heating system and furnace checked. Fire-box, -as, well-as,chimney .and pipes. . ., > Litter- ( ,Piles of assorted litter in| basement, attic,_t>r closet are 'dangerous, potential f irehazards. Do not permit accumulations of "junk" on^qur premUes. ,-. , . . ••;• • "r? Cleaning Fluids— Inflammable cleaning fluids, used in the home, are risky, and cause a multitude of fires every year. Be sure the brand you use is a safe one. A Half'Century Of Sef vice To You Years Eugene Myrtagh, President HOME OFFICES: ALOONA, IOWA Founded In 1909 •^D/tuqqiste- S/Si/ Compatiu I .N*F 1909

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