Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on August 21, 1963 · Page 19
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August 21, 1963

Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois · Page 19

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20 Golesbura Register-MoiI, Golesburg, HI. Wed., Aug, 21, 1963 Here Are Safety Rules For School Bus Riders An estimated 13 million of the <C3 million school-age children will Use school buses daily this year, according to the U. S. Department A of Health; Education, and Welfare. Many of these youngsters wfll be riding school buses for the Paint the class red this fall in Scaasis bright red wide wale corduroy jumper. It's demurely tailored with kick pleat in front and back. 138 EAST MAIN STREET first time tills year. Many others may have forgotten some of the rules they learned last year. Even before school starts, parents should make sure their* children are ready to accept their part in making buses safe, the National Safety Council says. Pupils should leave their homes early enough to reach the bus stop in time for the bus, but without undue haste. At the same time, they should not be so early that they have a considerable wait. When it is necessary for the children to walk along a road, rather than a sidewalk, to reach the bus stop, they should walk on the left side — facing traffic. They should keep as far to the left of the shoulder as possible. If there is no shoulder, or if it is narrow or wet and slippery, they should not walk more than two abreast. Single file is better, and a group should never spread out over" a major part of the roadway. 'No Crowding, Pushing The pupils should board the bus without delay, but without crowding or pushing. They should take their seats promptly, and remain in them until the bus has reached its destination and has completely stopped. Children should be taught how to cross highways at the proper places and with full consideration of traffic. Nearly all states have laws requiring motorists to stop for school buses taking on or discharging passengers tn rural areas. But not all motorists observe these laws. In most communities, pupils are directed to step in front of the bus after leaving it and to wait until the driver signals that it is safe to walk — not run — across the highway. The children should not rely entirely on the driver's signal, but should observe the traffic themselves. It should be emphasized that this procedure is used only with school buses. Bus Patrols Many scTiools organize school bus patrols — usually two students per bus whose job is to help the driver and the passengers. Passengers should follow their directions. Children should be taught not to put their heads or arms out the windows. They should not throw things about inside the bus or out of windows or doors. They should understand the use of emergency doors, but should not tampef with them during normal travel. SMARTEST SHOES I IT THE CLASS Cur new Stride Rite styles get A for Appearance, Fit, and Support «<•-( and pass the hard test of daily wear with flying colors. FORGET ANYTHING? With a basket full of school supplies for her and other schoolgoers ' in the family, the above student goes over her list of school supply needs. Carefully prepared by her mother and father, the list contained the student's needs from the time she sets foot in grade school this September. Ryans Hold Reunion at St. Augustine ST. AUGUSTINE — Around 60 relatives attended the Ryan reunion at the St. Augustine Community Center Aug. 18. Relatives attending were from Woodhull, Alpha, New Windsor, Cameron, Knoxville, London Mills, Galesburg, Blandinsville, Prairie City, Liberty and St. Augustine. St. Augustine Briefs Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Uhland of Liberty spent the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wagy. Mr. and Mrs. Junior Taylor of Hermon and Mr. and Mrs. Johnson Chapman and family of Bushnell, spent Sunday in the home of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Orville Chapman. Miss Joyce Ralston and Raymond Sandy spent the weekend with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Owen Ralston. Mr. and Mrs. Gene Jennings and Mr. and Mrs. Bob Baker attended the state fair over the weekend. Mr. and Mrs. Bud McDade and family and Mrs. Cora Kirchhoff of Waterloo, Iowa, visited over the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. Bill McDade. Rodney returned home after spending the past week in Iowa. Mrs. America Ryan returned to the home of her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wagy after spending several weeks at the home of her son ajid his wife, Mr. and Mis. Oral Ryan in Woodhull. Slice an angelfood cake into three layers. Put the layers together with ice cream and sherbet. Freezer-wrap and store in the freezer for unexpected company. If you use a layer of vanilla ice cream and one of raspberry sherbet, you can accompany this elegant ice-cream cake with a sauce of thawed frozen sweetened raspberries. Let's Get Them Ready for School Coats and Carcoats $5.98 to $14.98 A* a Reversible Raincoats $5.98 Girls School and Party Dresses $2.98 to $5.98 2 Pc. 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