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4 Catholic Northwest Seattle-Kincj County Progress Red Cross Friday, May 28, 1965 Chapter's First-Aid and ......... Water Safety -.." = Water rescue, Week-End Training exteon met - A Red Cross School at certified safe Camp Cabrini _ l.nor teh laught ;n the : on Beaver Lake of swa. clam offered ;,! the " ert;m ............ . IRalZl01m ( tEuroughout K; =- County. Swim Safely This Summer, IIS1AVING tips for the millions of persons who 6. Wait at least an hour after eating before going take to the .water this summer were recom- in the water, and don,t swim when overheated or mended today by the American Red Cross as the swim- overtired. ming and .boating season gets under way officially in 7. Don't depend on a tube or inflated toy to hold the Memorial Day weekend, you up. They can slip away from you. The two sports, together the most popular with 8. Watch your step. Walk, don't run, around the Americans, account .for most of the 6,400 annual drown- pool deck. Don't skylark. ings in the United States, reported Miss Dorothy Mac- 9. Try to remain calm in case of trouble in the Lean, associate professor of physical education at the water. Assume a face-up floating position, keep your University of Washington and water safety chairman hands under water, and slowly move hands and feet. for the Seattle-King County Red Cross Chapter. 10. If your boat captizes, don't swim away from it. "With the right precautions, many of these trage- Most small craft will float, even when filled with water. dies could haV6 been prevented," she declared. Along with its safety suggestions, the Red Cross "The Seattle-King County Chapter this summer will issued the following checklist, by which the swimmer continue its county-wide program of making local resi- can grade his swimming knowledge: dents safer in the water. Swimming classes in the city What Is Your Water Safety I.Q.? Students practice life-saving teehnlqut using a will be offered in association with the Seattle Park 1. You are swimming in open water and get a severe swinm',.ing rescue. Department and the Seattle Post-Intelligencer and in cramp in your leg. You should: other communities throughout the county, in coopera- (a) Roll over to a face-down position and massage tion with the King County Parks and Recreation De- the aching part ........................................................ [] partment. Both programs are scheduled to start June (b) Swim to shore as quickly as possible .................. I." (c) Tread water and call for help .............................. Miss MaeLean listed these safety steps to prevent drownings and other water-side accidents: r 1. Learn to swim. If you can swim a little, learn ]Fishermen'; Special to swim better. Your Red Cross Chapter can tell you /0000*0000Mountmg ,. ._\\; - [ -...I ",,ear ,-eh I 00'Seb-ttl e00e" /T " y C ax00derm o.! [09 Aurora N. LA 5-3344 where and when swimming classes are scheduled. 2. Always swim with a companion--never alone. For long-distanco swimming, have someone in a boat accompany you. 3. Swim in a sae place. The presence of lifeguards usually indicates the area is safe for swimming. 4. Know the area. Before diving, make sure the water is deep enough and there are no hidden objects such as submerged rocks. 5. If you have not been swimming since last summer, take it easy at irst. Recognize your limita- tions and don't try to go .beyond them. Weekend Training School students learn how to maneuver a swamped boat. Relax & Enjoy r,,,Vo., Your SUMMER VACATION Bud hers Larnest Brand Yarn '62 G.M.C. V-6 made for camper .......... $1695 Selection '57 Buick Hdtp. wagon $695 '58 Pontiac wagon ...... $685 in the Northwest Quick '59 Plym. 9-pass. wgn ....................... $695 Fresh '59 Chev. wagon ........ $895 We have vacation specials in yarns, kits and various Lift./ '61 Falcon wagon ........ $995 items. Large selection of knitting bags, rug kits, neddle Fresh '57 Ford 9-pass. point, crewel, stamp goods and accessories, weaving Country Squire ...... $595 looms and yarns. Clean '55 Rambler wagon .... $195 Taste/ '55 Chev. wagon ........ $495 , ,57Plym.westSeattleWO ........ THE YARN BARN OPEN 9 A.M. 6 . Wholesale Auto e. Hood Canal Bride Bottled Glaser ueverages 4518-27 Fauntleroy S.W., Seattle POULSBO. WASH. WE 2-2900 Ditritm of Alturc Corp. Seattle-Tactmta PR. 9-2251 The Coffee Pot is always on!