The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas on November 26, 1981 · Page 38
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Page 40 The Salina Journal — Thursday, November 26,1981 Cheery flame can become tragic fire Christmas and cold weather mean more people will light candles and use their fireplaces. Don't be one of the many who require hospitalization every year for injuries stemming from fireplaces and candles — note the following precautions and keep your holidays happy. Fireplaces • Be sure the fireplace was constructed for actual use and not just for decorative purposes. • Open the damper before lighting the fire and keep it open until the ashes are cool enough to touch. If the fireplace smokes, open a window an inch or two to provide sufficient air circulation. A closed damper will help conserve heat when the fireplace is not in use. • Fireplaces should not be overloaded. The National Fire Protection Association warns thousands of house fires are started each year by fireplaces. • Never use gasoline or a charcoal lighter to light or relight a fire because the vapors may explode. • Coal and charcoal should not be used in a fireplace. • Don't stuff scrap papers, gift wrapping or Christmas tree branches into the fireplace. • Always use a screen around the fireplace to keep sparks from flying out. • Teach children about fire safety and never leave a small child unattended while the fireplace is in use. • Keep flammable materials such as carpets, pillows, furniture, paper and Christmas trees clear of the fireplace area. • Make sure that the fire is completely out before retiring for the night or leaving the house. Candles • Never place lighted candles near draperies, bedding, Christmas trees or greens, clothing, upholstered furniture or anything else that could burn. • Never use lighted candles in molded plystyrene foam or other plastic holders, or near decorations made of these materials. When they burn they quickly give off highly toxic fumes which could be fatal. Instead use sturdy metal or heavy glass holders that won't tip over. • Never place lighted candles in doorways, halls or other places where anyone passing by could knock them over or where the flames could brush clothing or hair. • Never use lighted candles near open windows, doors or chimneys. • Never leave candles burning in an unoccupied room. • Never move a lighted candle. To change its location, first snuff it out, then move it and relight it. • Never substitute a candle for a flashlight. Children have caused tragic fires by using candles to look for toys and clothing under beds and in closets. • Never permit lighted candles within a toddler's reach. Attracted to the flickering flames, they are too young to know the danger. • Keep pets away from lighted candles. • Never let children light candles unless they do it with adult supervision. Handbags a good choice This is the season for festive outings and the newest handbags reflect it. Lustrous pearlized leathers and ena- keskins, white-and-gold leather combinations, quilt-stitched silks, headings, lacy meshes, rhinestone-studded leathers, peau de soies and metallics complement the season's elegant new fashions beautifully. Photographs are a gift worth a thousand words For the person who "has everything", there is still one gift that's always welcome: photographs of people and places they care about. If that person on your gift list lives some distance away, bring him or her up to date with a small photo album of you, your youngsters, friends or household pets. Or, you might photograph changes you've made around the house, including friends or family members in each shot. A special gift for that grandparent or fond relative would be a photo of yourself or individual members of the family. It's not difficult to take portraits. Remember to keep backgrounds away from your subject, so that they frame the person being photographed instead of merging with the subject. But if you're going to send photographs, get them taken early to allow time for enlargements to be made or any desired framing to be done. Give foods a lift Adding canned or cooked mushrooms to vegetables and other foods elevates the dish to unusual fare. Try adding them to rice, egg noodles, cream soups, to almost any casserole, to green peas, yellow squash, white onions or lima beans. Distinctive Holiday Decorations to enhance a holiday spirit to your home. FRIDA y ANDSATVKDA V ONL F Special Selection Of Christmas Tree Ornaments Ovr OFF Hurry Quantities Are Limited % Plus we offer « tempting sampling of orglnally created wreaths, centerpieces, garlands, and more, designed to add a warm holiday appearance to any home. DESIGNS by Mon.-Fri. 8-5:30 528 Kenwood Dr. Sat. 8-12 2 blpcks South otBicentennial Center JOURNAL ADS PAY POWWOW WHISPER $19.00 PATIO Champagn Women's Sizes 5-11 Width-Narrows & Mediums NOT ALL STYLES IN ALL SIZES We have just received a shipment of Women's Jordache® & Men's & Women's Jiffies Slippers. WRAPPING Tan Suede SAGA-MOC EVANS MOMf. SHOLS Brown Leather Men's Sizes ^•^•P p *'' $30.00 6W-13 ™ CHEROKEE® Widths — Slims, Narrows, Mediums & Wides SHOE RIT CO. Mon.-Sat Thurs. 9:00-5:30 122 So. Santa Fe Salina 823-2146 9:00-8:30 GO. Christmas Opening FRIDAY 'TIL 8:30 SATURDAY 9-6 SUNDAY 1-5 p.m. Entire Stock MEN'S WESTERN SHIRTS Flannels and Permanent Press SAVE Store Hours: Monday thru Sat. 9:30 to 5 P.M. After-Thanksgiving Select Group S U 1 1 S Values To $180 195 One Rack SWEATERS » T 3°» V.ll«.. $1 095 Select Group SPORT COATS Suedes, Wool Plaids Values To $110 Now Under New Ownership 110 So. Santa Fe Downtown, Salina on current apparel featuring: dresses — suits — costumes (Entire Stock Not Included) SPORTSWEAR Selected Group, Sweaters, Jackets Skirts, Pants and Blouses 25% to 60% OFF ONE SPECIAL GROUP 7 Winter $ 4g*° COATS Were $122.00 to $400.00 NOW! $160 o 22 Dresses, Suits & Costumes $2720 were $68.00 to $456.00 to 182 40 W A O L O L L Winter COATS 25 % off FRIDA Y AND 5A TURDA Y ONL Y All Sales Final NO EXCHANGES OR REFUNDS ON SALE MERCHANDISE

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