Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on May 26, 1977 · Page 49
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3» GREELEY (Cota) TRIBUNE jjurs.. May 26.1977 documents not By VIVIAN BROWN AP Neu features Putting precious documents-perhaps even old love letters, in a filing cabinet or little tin box or other ineial container may be like pulling them in oven--' they'll be well done in a jieffy in the event of a fire. Some unfortunate people have had that experience. In fact, a million, or so of such containers are sold each year !o people who use them for for that purpose, points out Richard F. Brush, whose firm makes fireproof safes. "Many people think that metal containers are automatically fireproof, but' the box will only centralize the contents." A tight pack, however, has less chance of burning because less oxygen can enter.it, he notes.' There is a lot of confusion about what really Is fireproof, Brush explains. Some years ago, a material was touted as fireproof because it was the same type that was used by as- tronauts, "but the difference was that the astronaut used it with other materials." Used alone, the material conducted heat to burn and char. In 1930 his father, John D. Brush, started the Rochester, N. V. firm, touted as the largest maker of U.S. (Underwriters Laboratories) rated fireproof safes and a wide variety of protective containers, that Have been sold mainly to businesses and institutions. Now that the "entire home security field has exploded," there has been a demand for home safes with some people acquiring large safes for home use and requests for less expensive units. This was one reason the company was prompted to design some smaller boxes such as a home record mini-safe, that can fit into a cabinet, and a small fire safety box, called the Survivor," which is approximately 13 by 8 by- 8 inches and may be the smallest fire safe available. "The little box of 35 pounds has an inner core of vermiculite, foaming agenl, water, concrete and another material and was designed to have the same degre* of fir* protection as much larger safes," adds Brush, who is president of the company. "There is really no such thing as a fireproof container if a fire gets hot enough and is of long exposure. A bos must meet the standard one-hour fire endurance test-heat that begins at zero and goes to 1700 degrees in SO minutes. The average house fire you might have very high winds, say on a farm." he explained. Such safes can protect valuables in natural disasters, but "to be fire resistive, no safe can be 100 per cent waterproof," Brush points out. So they aren't floodproof. But flood risk can be reduced by installation of a safe above the high water level. '^ft!fft© Wii^S^^S*:' l^|;!tf'P@^''. Combating Italian crime A German shepherd dog is given attack training at a park in Rome recently. Trained attack dogs are selling in record numbers, as well as alarm systems for both homes and cars, as Italian thieves are becoming more and more inventive. Purse-snatchers, car thieves and confidence men accounted for 2.7 million thefts last year in Italy, according to the government. (AP Wirephoto) Magnavox clearance sale DELUXE 25 IN. DIAGONAL CONSOLE COLOR TV ' 569.99 Orig. 449.95. Model BG454S Save spectacularly on a beautiful console TV with Mediterranean styling in rich pecan grained hous Ing! With- VideomaticS electronic eye to adjus brightness, contrast, colo and tin! as room lighting changes. Highly., reliable thanks to 100% solid stati chassis and super brigh black matrix picture rube plus protective' electronic v.oltage regulator. Don' miss the savings! Home Entertainment, Second Floor. DIAGONAL V1DEOMATIC AUTOMATIC COLOR PORTABLE TV 398.89 'Orig. 479.90. Model 4330, brings you an easy-on-the-eyes color picture whether your room is bright or dark. 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Fits any TV, operates either on six "C" batteries {not included) or AC (with optional adap- ". A great game for the whole family! Sun rays damaging 8th at 8th, Downtown Greeley Open 9:30 to 5:30, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. 9:30 to 8:10, Thursday. Telephone 333-2111. By CHARLES S. TAYLOR ATLANTA (UPD-After the harshest winter in years, many Americans dream of basking in the warm spring and summer sun, but a leading skin specialist says- they should do so with caution. Even in the early morning and late afternoon, the sun's rays can play a role in causing skin cancer and other serious skin problems, according to Dr. Isaac Willis, chief of dermatology at the VA Hospital in Atlanta and associate professor of medicine at the' Emory University School of Medicine. It generally has been believed that the long wavelength ultraviolet light emitted by the sun in the early morning and late afternoon, was relatively harmless. But Willis said recent studies with humans and experimental animals have shown that.long ultraviolet light -- UVL for short --can produce an effect termed "photo-augmentation." This effect, according to Willis, makes the skin-more suscepti- Carr community news By MRS. W, D. CHADW1CK May 17 -- The Ladles Aid Society met Wednesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Randall Yates. Mrs. Thelma Hutchison was co-hostess. Twelve members answered roll call. For the devotional period, Mrs. George Downing read «n ^icle, "Cultural and Spiritual jlnflueoce of the Bible," by , Robert Mathews. The Aid gave ' donation to the cancer drive and Mrs. Hutchison announced that she was taking donations from this area. Aid will meet In June with Mrs. Art Edebum in Wellington. Mrs. Leonard Chadwick gave the lesson on the "Virtuous Woman," from Proverbs 31:10-31. Mr. and Mrs'. Randall Yates were Sunday dinner hosts to Mr. and Mrs. Kelsey'Carlson of Fort Lupton. Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Thomas and Mr. and Mrs. Larry Thomas were dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Dave Cozad and Jeffery near Ault Tuesday evening and helped Jjttle Jeffery celebrate his first birthday. Mrs. Myrtle Schroeder and Mrs. Mattie Fans attended graduation at CSV 'in Fort Collins Saturday morning. Mrs. Schroeder's. grandson, Mike Schroeder, received a doctor's degree In veterinary medicine. Mr. and Mrs. BUI Berger of Denver were Sunday afternoon callers at the Willis Chadwick home. BUI Gallatin of Cheyenne received his degree at commencement at the University of Wyoming Sunday afternoon. His aunt, Mrs. Hazel Slater,' who planned to attend, was unable to do so as Ho between Cheyenne and Laramle was dosed all afternoon due to high winds blowing dust and old snow along the route. GallaUn. has received a fellowship and will return to the university next fall. . 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Also, according, to Willis, the long light, has been _shown to I cause pre^ancerous changes in°l the skin of human subjects. " "We believe the. long UVL will also produce.human skin cancer but we're not planning to . demonstrate this in humans," Willis said. The research effort has shown that even modest doses of long UVL in the morning and late afternoon will make a person "at least three times as sensitive to short UVL radiation as he would have been without it," Willis said.. QUITTING BUSINESS EVERY ITEM REDUCED 20% to 50% | AND MORE - YOUR CHANCE OF A LIFETIME TO BUY FAMOUS BRANDS |;AT,,LpW, .LOW PRICES, SHOP EARLY FOR BETTER SELECTION. SHORTS Were 58 Be comfortable this summer NOW I Some Spring/; Some Winter PRICE Famous maker - Juniors, Misses, Half Sizes GLOVES Entire stock of Grandoes 1/21 PRICE HOSIERY 1 .Entire stock of Van Raalte and Burlington BRIDAL FASHIONS PRICE I Entire Stock Included PRICE SPORTSWEAR Large assortment of name brands

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