Independent from Long Beach, California on February 13, 1958 · Page 25
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wn.ifc.iF*. 11, in* INDEPENDENT--P«9*l-II An Age of Peril Quotes President Will You Survive? FOLLOW THESE SIMPLE RULES Itpar. ft iheltw area In yo n« or backyard, whether ylu to a city or In the count* S*ck your shelter with ft 7-dJ sufcply of emergency food aid Get A. radio, preferably battl operated, *nd keep it la * ~ plfce. Mark the Conelrad qilncles. Civil Defense news ictions will be provided frequencies. Cink you have flfcn In » faUout area, r e m o v e o u r ou«r clothing and wash the p*ed parts of your body thVr- ofchly. Unless you have been sifc- jJcted to serious,contamination. It not be jiecessary to destrly or\ discard tt « doling, since/it ca\be mad. safe by laundellng or oV simply waiting for th/ ra- to decay. YES_SAY CIVIL DEFENSE AUTHORITIES-IF YOU FRff ARE YOURSELF. Follow these simple rules: Prepare a shelter area at your home or backyard. Stock your shelter with a 7-day supply of emeregency food and water. Get a radio (battery operated)' and keep It in a safe place. Mark the Conelrad frequencies. Here are three reasons why everyone should have a home shelters There is An Answer 1. In a meak attack, or where there is Insufficient warning for evacuation, any shelter is tetter than no shelter. - 2 If you live far enough outside a target area' to be relatively safe from blast and fire, there is still a chance you will be subjected -to radioactive fallout from tie bomb cloud. .Even homes 150 miles or more downwind from major cities may lie in the possible fallout zone. S. Home «heltefs are also good safety In- furance against tornadoes and other types of natural disasters. The best protection against radioactive fallout is an outdoor shelter covered by at least three feet of earth, and with «. suitable device to filter out the dust, A basement shelter will afford good protection. Closing off window wells, exterior entrances, and banking exposed walls with earth will provide .additional safety insurance. In homes without basements, first-floor areas with the least exterior exposure--such as an interior bath, utility room, or hallway--should be selected. Outside doors and windows should be shielded as much as possible. A good safety measure against building collapse would be to build a lean-to shelter in the basement, or to have a strong table to duck under in the inside shelter area. Whenever possible, store your emergency food supply, first-aid kit, and other essentials in the shelter area. If you are in a fallout zone, you may have to stay in your shelter for some time--except for short periods--until radioactivity on the outside dies away. Civil Defense 'authorities will'notify you when it is safe to come out. If you think you hav» some of the .radioactive dust on you, take no chances--remove your outer clothing and bathe exposed parts Immediately, using strong soap if possible. FREE BOMB SHELTER Will Be Given Away Saturday, March 1st Installed in your backyard at no charge Realizing the importance of public protection, Al Barcus/after extensive and thorough study of Civil Defense literature, decided to build a bomb shelter according to specif ications of Civil Defense. The steel fabricated bomb shelter is now on display in the park- ing lot and will be given away Saturday, Marat 1. Completely installed in your yard--NO strings attached--NO purchase necessary--fill out coupon at bottom of this page or name, address, and phonenum- ber on back of cash register tape. Adults only. "*v ' ' ' * All parents, teachers, principals and students are in- vited to see this.shelter. Bomb shelter will be dis- played in parking lot at Barcus Drug Store, 3000,Bell- f lower Blvd., Long Beach, until March 1st. Hers are some of tht facU. we must learn to Mvr with in what Pre«Id«nt Eisenhower hai called "an »t of p.riL" 1. Atomic bombi and hydro^n ''2"?* d ° ai deliverable weapon* of war Tht R.US- .are known beyond «y doubt to posaes. · growing itockpil* of mich^vwaponj; No iXaoHAt military dtf«M» wditi. today or it llktly to exlit-ln the forcNUbl* future. X ·dtti »«T.«or could ^iver^tomic or hydrogen bombi on our ciHei, should h« decld« to attack our 'country. Tht b«»t mean» of protection from. the immediate «ff.cU of .atomic or ^droRen -bomb. are dlltanc. from th» center of th« exploiion .»nd th« prottotton of witabU ihtlt«r. If It Comes Your Way -What to Do Then? · H then If «nougliYwarning: time, CiviPD*f«n« dirtttor. may order a general evacuation of th. area .to get away from the bomb or Its effecti, befor* it hits. IP YOU' DON'T HAVE TIME TO EVACUATE SEEK THE BEST AVAILABLE' SHELTER. ,, ordinary frame house will offer torn*' cut relation d a n " by about FOLLOW THESE SIMPLE RULES ''j? Mi* w f v * lT.quipp«d with ft door: and «Jl air Radioactive Fallout highly radioactive Some of the radioactive partlclM will - £ out in th. taimediat. area of the .explosion, but other* may be carried by th. upper winds for many mile«. Sooner or later they settle to earth. · ThiiU called fallout- ' Normal ftmbuhti'of-radlation are harmless It ii only when it ii .present in concentrated ·mounts, iuch. u 'art cnated by r""" rt toaU ftt livdrosrwi OK-'thft larger ·.tomic ------» , radioactive faUo»t- can cause serious injury or death to Siose who remain in the open without protective cover. . N Your CivitDefense officials, in wnsultaUon with the Weather Bureau, will keep you posted oT-the direction of possible radioactive faUout, 'should an attack occur, and tell you what to do. The best way to survive the hazards of ra- dloSfve fallout or any other threat an enemy may use against us, i» to b. prepared-know th. facts--learn what to do, now/ No Purchase Neceaaary T out coupon at bottom of name, addriws; and' phon. n on Uck of C»*h refiittr t coupon* or r«c*lpU u« Rexall --No purehM* nt FRANCHISE AVAILABLE NAME... UTATl. FHONL. MAIL TO HERCULIS IOMI SHH.TIR CO. 552f EAST SMIINO LONG HACH 1. CALIF. ADULTS ONLY IJHMIJ(MMJM4H PAY LESS AT ARCU REXALL DRUGS FTM Dtlivwy HA »-5f2l IBELLFLOWER AT SPRING FREE PARKING; soonr FREE BOMB SHELTER COUPON NAML. ApDRBS- CITY- _STATI_ PHONI. FREE BOMB SHELTER COUPON ,; ADULTS ONLY I

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