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ii!ii ! ii iii: i!~ jidi i i !i iiiiii!ii f ii ii ili!i iiii!i!!iiiii ;; line up to buy fireworks at stand sponsored by local chapter of Veterans of Wars in Willamina. Volunteers working at stand stress safety and hand out from local fire department giving tips to safely light fireworks. arn ! sureeasy sorn Petrovsky occur when people using them either If there are no specific instruc- The Sun set them off indoors or modify the tions, here are some general rules funny how many people have fireworks to make them louder or regarding the safe use of fireworks: to burn or, more precisely, to more explosive. He said many times --Use firewo=ks outdoors and v up this time of year. children see adults and teen-agers keep them away from buildings, ve- over the years fireworks, misuse fireworks and then try to fol- hicles, dry grass and other flamma- have their roots in and which low the bad example, ble objects. !Still made in the Orient, have be- The Oregon Academy of Ophthal- --Light only one firework at a time as much a part of American mology--the group that repeats the and move away from it quickly. as pizza, warning cry of morns throughout the --Keep others at a safe distance. Oregon the sale of fireworks is land by saying, "You can poke an --Never point or throw fireworks to just once a year, around eye out by doing that"--expectsat another person. July. Fireworks that do more than 10,000 Americans will be --Never alter or take apart a fire- explode, rise in the air or move injured by fireworks this year and work. he ground are permitted to be about 400 of those people will lose vi- --Do not give fireworks to young here only from June 23 to July 6. sion in one or both eyes as a result, children or adults that act like young that don't explode? Sullivan has instructed his volun- children day without weather, teers to take a few precautions by in- --Keep a bucket of water on hand that doesn't sing, a car stituting some common sense guide- for dousing misfired or spent fire- lines on the supply end. One of those works. a motor? Oregon law is subject to guidelines is not to sell youngsters --Never attempt to relight or fix and limits the word the larger, more dangerous fire- malfunctioning fireworks. apply to firecrackers, and works. Price does place many of the ~ ,, rich are said to be equal toyoungsters out of the large fireworks ~~ of a stick of dynamite, market with some costing up to $9 te ess, those interested canper pop and sizzle. I3 get a bang for their buckPopular items at the stand are s Fourth and stay within Oregon smoke bombs and toy hand grenades 837 Main St, Dallas 623 311"/' by purchasing fireworks at li- that act like smoke bombs, card-"Yourfam#yjewetersinOallass~nce1959." roadside stands, and it seems board army tanks, cars and other ve- are hundreds of legitimate hicles that blow up, Whistle Petes Complete Jewelry Repair to choose from. and Witch Whistles that give off a And Stone Setting Sunday The Sun traveled to loud whistle, and fireworks that giveCustom Designing aina to check out a fireworks off fountains of sparks like one called set up in The Corner Store Camellia Flowers. Watch Repair g lot. The stand is run by the Sparklers are always a popular "~ Engraving ns of Foreign Wars Post 4211choice among parents because they tits profits go toward community are relatively inexpensive and safe Complete stock of watch batteries. Jects such as alcohol-free high compared to other fireworks. Sulli- All work done ~ I ~1 graduation parties, van recommends sparklers made i harles Sullivan, who is managing with a wooden core rather than a "Stand for the VFW, said the VFW metal cre because the metal varie" t ~i...~ x~ .~~ ~de more than $1,000 profit from ties tend to stay hot longer, some- "~ Stand last year. This is "at least" thing to consider when outside in fourth year the veteran's group is bare feet. / ~ing the stand, Sullivan said. For those parents who don't want [ ~_.~~ ~~ [ It's a good way of raising money their children to use matches there company takes back what you are fireworks that are ignited without t't sell and splits the profits 50-50 a flame. Among them are Pulling iVhat you do sell, ' Sullivan said. Fireworks which go off by pulling '0 give an indication on what a two strings, caps and a new item this at fundraiser a fireworks stand year--Hand Blasters A Hand Blas- t be, last year the VFW had to ter is designed to pop on impact and ie its stand on July 4 because it the user is instructed to toss the out of merchandise. Hand Blaster ball in the air and then 'hOugh th .~ fireworks being sold in catch it. Each time the ball is caught Stand are legal, Sullivan said that it gives off a popping sound. they aren't dangerous. tPointed out that the foreign com- who make most of the fire- not known for their quality adding that some fireworks have a bigger or smaller bang expected. that reason, Sullivan and his ~teers operating the stand hand provided by the Willa- Fire District concerning the Use of fireworks. believes that a lot of the associated with fireworks Homes in McMinnville Best Quality, Lowest Prices 17 years same location Where Hwy. 99W & 18 meet Wednesday, June 28, 1989, The Sun 3 SIDEWALK SALE I' I I' Friday, June 30 & Saturday, July I All Mens and Womens OuAUTY NEVER GOES OUT OF STYLE. ,All Mens and Womens Nike and Converse Many other items also on sale! Visa & MasterCturd Welcome 115 N.W. Main 876-3093 8:30 am to 6 pm Monday-Saturday SIDEWALK SALE VALUES FRIDAY & SATURDAY 10 Qt. Ice Chest Reg. $11.99 SALE .......... $8.88 24" Speed Level Reg. $1 2.99 SALE ........... $5.99 Master Combination Padlock Reg. $6.95 SALE ........... $2.99 Green Thumb Anvil Pruner Reg. $9.98 SALE ........... $4.99 Cake Server Plus Reg. $24.95 SALE ........... $8.97 West Bend Buttermatic Reg. $24.95 SALE ........ $12.9 9 4TH OF JULY PAINT SALE GOING ON NOW! HARDWARE STORE 105 W. Main Street 876-2205 ! I SENIOR DAY -- Monday, July 3 FREE BLOOD PRESSURE CHECK from 9 am to 12 noon - Free coffee & cookies Prize drswings from Senior Saver Club Card numbers 212 N.E. Main Street Phone 876-2112 Pharmacy 876-8652 Open 9 am to 6 pm Monday thru Saturday Serving the West Valley since 1974 We feel the choice of a pharmacy should be made as carefully as the choice of your doctor. 4TB OF JULY I Schedule of Events " w/ Kiwanis Breakfast at Fendall Hall .......... 6 am to 1 1 am Horseshoe Tournament ................. 1 0 am to 2 pm Down Hill Coaster Races ................ 10 am to 1 pm City Museum .......................... 10 am to 8 pm Craft Sale ............................. 10 am to 8 pm . Car Show, all cars - old, new, custom ..... 10 am to 4 pm Lions Club Chicken BBQ ..............12 noon to dusk A Hole-In-One Golf Tournament ............. 1 pm to 4 pm Ou!door Bingo - Barbie's Bingo Barn ....... 1 pm to 5 pm Kid s Games .........................,. 2 pm to 4 pm Softball Tournament ...... . ...... : ..... TBA (afternoon) Indian Fried Bread & Crafts ......... .... TBA (afternoon) Dunk Tank ............................. 1 pm to 4 pm 'Jaws of Life' Demo ............................ 3 pm Parade of Freedom ............................. 6 pm . Square Dancers... at The Corner Store before the parade - ... at High School Grandstands after the parade Street Dance for Teens ............ 9 pm to 12 midnight Fireworks Display at High School Grandstands .. 9:45 pm