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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 22, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Miss Douglas Teaches Best Pruning Methods By MILDRED MARKER HeraU tins Sen-fee MAGRATH Miss Dianae Douglas, horticulturist at Brooks station, recently met with an enthusiastic group at Magrath. Her illustrated UUc.on prun- ing was appreciated. George Smith, gardener at tin horticulture station, assist- ed. Proper equipment wts stress- ed in pruning or trimming trees, shrubs and hedges.' Time for pruning was 11 s o anted as (towering shrubs and tnec must not be trimmed un- til after blossoming. A special section on garden pests proved most interesting Plain cold water with lots of pressure vat recommended to insects off everygreen. UalatbJon, used according to directions, was advised for oth- er problems. Rose care stated covering should not be removed boo soon in the spring. Much of the dam- age to roses comes from cok windburn in early spring. Cover should not be removed unti May and then only a little at a time. NURSERY STOCK How to keep early nursery stock was also dealt with. Plants arriving too early to pu in a permanent place should be heeled in with tops toward the south. This prevents sunbarnmg until stock can be properly planted. Poor subsoil was also noted 'lasts can be put in an angle o avoid this situation. USE CAUTION The horticulturist cautioned agalcrf pruning too severely. This results in growth that does not btescsa. Trimming above the graft one third each year as recomrrended for shrubs like Hedges of this spe- cies should be trimmed before lestred height is reached. Any shrub should be planted where t can gnnr gracefully to its catunl height and dupe not o shade a Urge window. Active participation in dis- cussion period'kept Miss Doug- is and Mr. Smith busy an- swering questions. They were pleased with the interest and response, Mr. Smith warned using oil base paint to teal pruning cuts it does harm, than good. Del Steed arranged the dem- onstration, sponsored by the de- partment of agriculture. An club or group can have similar clacses by contacting the dis- trict agriculturist. READY WITH GREETING EDMONTON (CP) In move desinged to attract more visitors Mayor Ivor Dent wi send a personal invitation to re stives and friends of Edmonton residents if Edmontonians tele- phone the visitor's bureau wit mines .and suui esses. HOI than persons are expected to receive one of Haver Dent invitations. April M, TM ITTHMtBCI HtXALB fl Sought For 1970 Recreation By ROSS Herald News Service TABER A recreation 'bud- get calling for net expenditures of of public funds for program activities was ap- proved by Taber's recreation board for presentation to the town couccU for inclusion in the 1970 estimates of revenue and expenditures for the town. A regional recreation com- GATHHIS SKCMBiS Bill Willows, fish and wild life officer, gathers of pheasants and other wild birds. He is collecting Information on mercury and DDT residue. These golden'eagles, qccidently electrocuted by power lines, will be tested. .Fifteen Chinese Ringneek Pheasants.and partridges were collected in the Claresholm, Stavely, Granum and Champion areas. Farmers disposing of treated seed in a careless manner are blamed for contamination of birds. Andersen Photo Farewell Party GRANUM (HNS) -i A com- munity farewell party for Mr. and Mrs. Ted Jacques will be held in the Granum Community Hal April 25 at t. p m. INTERIOR LATEX Maw's your to put a little color Into your lift, without couilng a pain In your pockerl freshen up your home with Premium quality Fiesta Paints todavl Tinted free in your choice of ISOOtolors, 'j. Woolco rric. I.W Reg. Wooko Price 2.74 LATIX SEMI-GLOSS SUPER-WHITE ENAMEL Combining loughwn of tnomol convenience of latox. Tint Reg. Woelca Riff. WotJeo Prkt 9.87 Finvst quality, non-toxic itayt White hard, bright and gleaming for wdlli or trim. Wedco Reg. Wtolco 11.47 Price 3.17 PLASTIC-COATED WALLPAPER A selection of wollpaptn In latest colon and patterns. Take advantage of ihtM row and cut your decorating cost. Woof co Prkti 1.71 and l.M, 4 I VINYL-COATED WALLPAPER A top quality, pre- pasted proof paper that's ideal for children's rooms, hulls or kitchens. A selection of all the lottit patterns, including woodgroini. DOMU ROU ALUMINUM PLATFORM LADDER It'l perfect for all hwosehold Fully assembled, H weight and eosy lo store. Ted Rudd Tours Japan Cranbrook Mall Opens CRANBROOK (S pi e d a 1) Craobrook Mall, facing west and permanently dosing fur ther business area extension on Baker Street is now a reality Most of the 16 tenant ranging cul- ture and cuisine and clothing to ulMimcy, were ready fo Casey Hanemayer Ltd. of Cranbrook was contractor. It took six years from idea to completion. The million property is three ways: Wooiwortns MS the large shop at the nort end, Safeway the large super market at the south end, and the developers the double row of eight small specialty shops facing on to an indoor heatec air conditioned hall access to them. By LEETA WHITKOW Herald News Service WRENTHAM Ted Rudd of Wrentham r e c e n t ly returned from 21-day trip to Japan. About 314 hours after he left Calgary he vas in Anchorage, Alaska, and hours later be was in Tokyo. Tokyo, with t population of 1114 million people, comprises more than one-tenth of Japan's population and is the location of the Imperial Palace, the Olympic swimming pool, the Kokyo Judo Hall, Shrine Garden and many temples. While there Mr. Rudd took a lour to the Kamakura's Great Buddha, the Machiman Shrine, and to the Yokchama Silk Cen- tre. An evening was spent at a Japanese Geisha house Matsu- 3aya, .entertained by Geisha girls dining dinner of sukiyaki aiding an hour-long floor show at the ImperiaT Theatre. Before leaving Tokyo be visited Kabuki theatre of dra ma portrayed'by an all maie cast and Takafaiuka theatre for a four hour, long modern stage show performed by world renowned all girl troupe Mr. Rudd went to Koyot by the new Super Tokaido train that travelled at'a rate of 120 miles an hour.-He reports tba the scene of the Fuji mountains seen enroute was something never to be forgotten. Four days were spent in Osa ka, the site of Expo TO. Mr Rudd's impressions of were that it was larger than Montreal Expo in 1967, but re- latively'the same. He said the Canadian pavilion was attrac tive complemented with the f e d-coated Royal Canadian Mounted Police on horse. H noted that instead of them hav ing their hands on their guns they bad their hands on their pencils as they were busy sign- ing autographs for the visitors Mr. Rudd noticed, too, the de- creased number of visitors Expo at night. He said tha when he was at Expo in Moo (real one couldn't enter x pavilions without standing line for a long time at iny hour of the day or night, where- as, at Qjaka, after 7 p.m. there was no delay whatever. He indicated the Russian pa- vilion would probably be the most outstanding pavilion. A full course Japanese meal budget, administered I Taber for the town and mu- cipality, calls for' total expen- titures of which includes for salaries, wages and rograra, for Iransporta- oa, for miscellaneous administration costs, and or portable pool and arts and van operation. GET GRANTS Malting up the will.be government grants of >ayments by the Taber 11D and the town of Taber of and respectively, and revenue from pool operation. Civic centre programs which re the full responsibility of he Taber recreation board are estimated to cost against which revenues total- ling are budgeted, far a net cost of Not included in the budget for recreation, but as a charge against plant maintenance (now under the control of. the tom superintendent) are for new filters for the swimming pool, and for renovation of the court house basement for arts and crafts use and as an Indian training centre. The board considered short and long range programs for baseball at school grounds and other areas, a maUer which will be aired at a public meet- ing called for 8 p.m. Wednes- day, April 22 at the Wesllake School in south Taber. In other business, the recrea- tion board authorized Mrs. R. D. (Pat) Campbell to attend u aequatis clinic and work- shop in Calgary May 8, and 10, tuition and travel expend ptidby Ox board. Take Off Fat With Home Recipe Plan It'i simple bow quieUr one may kwe pounds of unsightly fat right in your own bow. Make this recipe younelf. It'a easy, no trouble at all and eceta little. Jure co to your druntare and ask for Naran. Poor tin into a pint bottle and add month xrapefruit juice to fill the bottle. Take two tableepoomful a day aa needed and follow the Naraa Reducing Plan. If your first purchaae doea not you a simple easy way to bulky fat and help regain Blender more graceful curves; ff reducible pounds and incbea of eiceaa fat don't disappear from neck, chin, armt, abdomen, hipa, calvea and anVlei just return tba empty bottle for your money back. Follow thia easy way doned by many who have tried thia plan and help bring back al- luring curvea and graceful alendemeu. Note bow quickly bloat much better you feel. More alive, youthful appearing and active. Expo cost less than while Scandinavian smorgasbord itb, trimmings was as high as A 13-hour cruise on the Kan- sai Kisen steamship to Beppu a highlight and Mr. Rudd ays it takes little reasoning to explain why so many honey- mooners in Japan take this oumey. Beppu is a seaport town of earn and boiling wells and Takasakiyana Mountain is a re- Ktition of Yellowstone Na- doal Paifc in Wyoming, but mch smaller. It was here that Mr. Rudd made acquaintance with a well educated Japanese English eacher who earns a month in'his profession. Mr. Rudd saw many pearls in Japan nut was unable o distinguish between the real pearl and that of imitation. It vas possible to buy an oyster with a pearl in it for 300 yens or 84 cents, while the value of >earl necklaces ranged any- where from to In the southern part of Japan 'arming was one of the indus- ries, with winter wheat grow- ng a foot high. Many terraced arms, the size of a room, were cultivated oo the sides of the mountains. Seven acres was the most and that a farmer was allow- ed to own. Another highlight was a trip made by bus and ferry to gasalti which is a ship building city. It was'at one time the only city that would accept for- eign trade ships. Here is lo- cated the Nagaski Bomb Mu- seum which was educating, but saddening. The bomb killed people and hospitalized as many. How- ever, the gloominess was over shadowed with cherry blossoms and oranges on the trees. Hiroshima was eight hours by a second class train from Nagasaki. It is a new town with only one building left from the pre-bomb time. A large mu- seum shews the horror of war. The bomb's heat melted and burned everything including rocks and glass, and twisted steel trusses and caused all but total destruction. Upon visaing the Tokyo Mita Lion's Club meeting Mr. Rudd was welcomed and presented with a crest flag of their, club. Diamond Willow Inspires Craftsmen Self-adhesive decorator vinyl exciting patterns, including woodgrflini. Keg. Wooko 1.37. a quality solvent for point thin- ning or cleaning jobs. 132-oz. can. AA Price 1.49. CAN IKUSH AND ROUER SET with 2" brush and 3" roller coaler, AA SET OtMn Dvth; t p.m.) f ujm. t p. a.m, to 1 p.m.i College Shopping Mall 2025 Mayor Magrath Drive By MfLDBED BARKER .Herald Ntws Serrke M.'.GRATH (UTS) Dia- mond Willow Arts and Crafts membership has swelled to 52. R. W. Wnyte, assistant super- irtvisw of the aits and crafts division of cultural development for the province, expressed plea, for the province, expressed pleasure with enthusiasm) shewn. Max Gibb, represent- ative for Department of Youth, also attended the meeting and commended officers for the group's expansion. Recreation d I r e ct o r David Lowrey represented Magrath town council as plans were made for the new centre. Working through Ms depart raent officers hope (o budget for pottery wheel and kiln. Sev- eral young artists have shown 40 interest XL pottery jod eouip- Imeat fe needed to trend, AM ire urged to use their own ideas in this native art. Mr. Whyte mfomiod the aud- ience of courses available to pro- mote Arts End Crafls. If re- quests are made the Provincial Government provides a director to instruct twelve persons who in turn teach in a workshop. The travelling exhibition cata- logue also lists 140 packages available with Meas on bow to expand into'new crafts. On April 22 Mrs. J. Kautz will demonstrate mosaic work. She l also have original paintings and display Eskimo Arts and Crafts. Tho centre is open from 2 to !0 p.m. each Wednesday for anyone interested In a hobby or teaming one. Future program will include a lecture by J. A. Spencer on Indian relics fjid rock colleclirg. will demomfrxto how.get- ett nd cut rodoi for They're clean, safe, and wonderful fun for kids. They make rainy days a treat Instead o? a bore. EACH They make wonderful pets for ttit small fry. 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