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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 16, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Friday, August 16, 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD S HOME OF THE WEEK Newcomers to New Zealand must learn new language -The Herald- At Home 40'-0' DESIGN S34-808 984 Sq. Ft. The clean cut lines of this contemporary split level emphasize the modern trend in architectural design There are three bedrooms on the upper level, and underneath is an extra room which would be suitable for a study, den, office, or even an extra bedroom There is a handy washroom convenient to the back door Furnace and utility area are located in the full basement beneath the kitchen living area. There is also ample space for a large recreation room if desired This home offers an exceptionally convenient layout for a growing family. Because of the very efficient use of the floor area, cost of building would be comparatively reasonable. This design has proved to be so popular that a number of variants are available 4o'-o" HOME-0-GRAPH HOME PLANNING SERVICE 40 Jarvie St., Toronto, Ontario M5C 2H1 D I enclose (plus for handling) for Home Designs for Canadians' Book 1 (homes up to sq ft) ;X Q I enclose (plus 25c for handling) for Home Designs for Canadians Book 2 (larger homes vacation homes) X; D Please send free brochure showing sample Home of the Week designs and other design books available ;X D Please send an order form so I may order building plans for design No shown above NAME ADDRESS (Please Print) LETH Carpentry Corner Anyone can build light boat Until recently, building a boat required considerable skill, experience with tools and a lot of imagination Now, thanks to marine plywood, fasting-setting waterproof glue and an easy-to follow pattern method of construction, everyone can make one like a boat-building pro This boat is a case in point Measuring over 11 feet, anyone who can read and is willing to invest spare time can build this boat for only the cost of materials. While capable of transporting four adults, two can easily load it on a trailer or top of car Light enough to respond to a pair of oars, its sturdy construction permits using an outboard motor To simplify building, the pattern lists exact size and length of material needed for each part Full-size patterns for nose block, transom, frames and other important parts take the mystery out of cutting to size required Patterns not only provide cutting templates but also indicate position of adjoining parts Bolt and screw holes are shown in their respective positions, thus eliminating error 00 in cheque or for Pattern No 85, Boat to Lethbridge Herald, P 0 Box 4090, Postal Station A, Toronto, Ontario M5W 1M9 Send 85 additional for new catalog illustrating over 300 other build-it yourself projects. Your garden By Isabella R. Young, F.R.H.S. By J. C. GRAHAM CP Correspondent AUCKLAND (CP) "She'll be right mate" is just about the New Zealand national motto. It expresses in the local version of English the idea that things will turn out all right in the end, and not to worry too much in advance. Such expressions are among the first things immigrants have to learn in order to un- derstand what is going on A New Zealand ambassador abroad once formally advised a foreign government that New Zealanders arriving by air and saying they were crook would not be inter- national criminals, but merely tourists advising that they did not feel well. One enterprising immi- grant, applying for nation- alization papers, recently re- solved to show the authorities how well he had absorbed the local jargon. His letter read as follows (with approximate trans- lations in G'day mate (Dear Lis- ten the guts (Can you give me some informa- I rekon I must be a dinkum Kiwi (real New Zea- lander) by now I bin 'ere 12 years I emigrated from Pom- myland (England) wiv me Mum 'n' Dad 'n' bruvvers in 1962 I done me School C and UE (school leaving exam- inations) I married a Kiwi sheila (New Zealand girl) She's all right too mate (it's an all-pur- pose above) and me four-year old sprog (offspring) was born in Taih- ape, poor kid (an outback town) I even work for the flamin' government I read Barry Crump (best- selling author writing in the New Zealand vernacular) I can put up an eight-wire fence (barbed wire, for stock) I sunk a jug (drank a beer- container holding several glasses) in under a minute once I never bin in prison but I must confess between you 'n' me 'n' the gatepost I got a ticket for no warrant of fit- Send money Utility SPIRIT OF I LONDON There's a new spirit at" I TV B tefiC ruse1 ne THE BRITISH CRUISE LINE roMEXICO Departing Vancouver j B.C. Oct. 15 1974 Fun. That's what The Yacht to Mexico is all about She's a ship with everything to make a great vaca- tion A pool Sun and sport decks Movies Shows Restaurants Bars Nightclubs Includes stopovers in San Francisco, Puerto Vallarta, Manzanillo, Acap.ulco and Mazatlan. Return trip from Sar. Francisco to Vancouver by Air included For further information and reservations contact A.M.A. TRAVEL 608 5th Ave. South, Lethbrldge Phone 328-1181 or 328-7921 Monday thru Friday a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday a.m. to p.m. cuatonwr Parking The life of cut flowers can be greatly extended by the proper care Have you ever cut flowers, either for your own use or a bouquet for a friend or shut-in, only to have it wilt in a day or two' There are preservatives and ways, used by flower growers and florists that do prolong the life of bouquets and arrangements Rose growers and those exhibiting in shows, pick their flowers several days ahead of the intended date, and store them in containers in the refrigerator Experiments have been carried out with mums and carnations in a container of water, using a temperature of 35 to 40 degrees, and others at 70 to 77 degrees, using a perservative in the water At the end of three days, there was no appreciable difference between those in plain water and refrigerated and those in a higher temperature processed with a preservative It was also found that when preservatives were put into the water at 35 degrees, there was not enough of it that got up into the stems at that temperature. At 70 degrees, the preservative solution gets Sugar up into the flower, resulting in a better over-all condition Going back to roses, and seeing that there are many horticultural shows on at this time of the year, you might be interested in the following From tests carried out by one of the top horticulturists in Florida, roses put in water in a 75 degrees, lasted approximately four to five days, as against eight to nine days for those in the same temperature, but with a preservative added. Most commercial flower preservatives include sugar, acidifying agents, fungicide and chelating agents. One often receives a small package of preservative along with cut flowers from a florist shop, but it may also be purchased separately. If you do not want to buy this material, you can use certain items you probably have around the home. If you are using flowers from the garden, immediately after cutting, put in fairly warm water and place in a cool room until the water comes to room temperature. Then condition with the ness (was prosecuted for no renewing the inspection cer- tificate required for vehicles every six months) 'Course I was framed So whaddyuh re-kon (what do you Can youse squeeze me in9 I swear to up- hold the right-hand role (give way to traffic on the right- New Zealand drives to the to clear the bar by 10 15 (closing time for drinkers is 10 p m and support the All Blacks (New Zealand's na- tional Rugby If there's any guff to fill in, I'll stick me paw mark on it Hurray for now it's time for me kai (dinner) Hope to hear from youse soon Even officialdom was not impervious to such an ap- proach and two days later, after an interval for com- Herald Tra vel position, the appropriate de- partment mailed off an an- swer as follows (No trans- lations, you should have learned the language by now) Hullo, me old cobber, Gee, it was good to get your screed We reckon you're a sitter for Kiwi citizenship. It'll be a pushover Wouldn't mind having a jug with you in the old boozer one day when you're in the Big Smoke Might take more than a minute to knock it back though The old plonk's a bit cold these days Here's your form with the guff all about it Just fill in the gaps and shove your mon- niker on it and bung it back to us Keeps us government jokers in a soft job Don t for- get the flamin' two dollars Hooray Signed It's a stone cold cert a de- cent joker like that will be right to make a dinkum Kiwi Desalinization plant quenches Capri thirst following solution one tbsp. sugar, two tbsps vinegar to one quart of water, plus a half tsp liquid bleach for roses, carnations, stocks, delphiniums, cattails and larkspur To keep asters, petunias, Shasta daisy, chrysanthemums in top condition longer, condition in the following solution one tbsp sugar to one quart cold water, plus a half tsp liquid bleach For snapdragons, gloriosa daisy, French mangolds, use one tbsp salt to one quart water Roses and lilies may also be conditioned in one tsp powdered alum to one quart of water NOTE If you are in a hurry and have a great many flowers to condition to put in a show, you can use 1 tsp sugar to 1 gallon water, plus the bleach. Some flowers just like plain water and these include ageratum, calendula, cornflower, salvia, foxglove, candytuft, sweet pea, lythrum and geranium Some say the best time to cut flowers is in the morning or evening when the stems are full of water, but most authorities on the subject say the best time is in the afternoon when the sugar content is highest. Some kinds need special treatment before placing in water. After searing (holding end of stem over a gas or other flame for 25 seconds) place the following in warm water hollyhocks, Canterbury bells, platycodons. Place in cold water after searing poppies, poinsettia and members of the euphorbia family, and dahlias. No matter whether you use one or many flowers, make certain that there is ample water in the container at all times. If a preservative is used, it is not necessary to change the water Just add fresh, warm water daily to replenish that used by the flowers. Cut flowers will also last longer if they are kept out of strong sunlight or drafts. PHOUMA TO FRANCE VIENTIANE (AP) A trip abroad has been prescribed by doctors for Laotian Prime Minister Souvanna Phouma, who suffered a recent heart attack The 72-year-old chief of state is expected to take their advice and fly to France in a week or so CAPRI. Italy (AP) The Ancient Manner would not have enjoyed Capri The Tyrrhenian tourist island has sun, scenery and water, water, but not a drop to drink Every bit of water drunk in Capri is ferried from the mainland, four miles across the Gulf of Naples Capri's thirst however, is soon to be quenched At the push of a button in late summer, Italy's driest watering place will begin drinking its own sea, filtered through a United States-built desalmization plant projected for the last eight years "The water problem had be- come extremely grave." one official said "With tourism increasing by 10 per cent each year and the local population growing all the time, the water we could bring over from the mainland had to be dispensed with a medicine dropper Capri's drinking problem however, has never bothered visitors The Roman Emperor Au- gustus visited Capri in 29 BC and bought it from Naples in exchange for its larger and richer neighbor, Ischia Some 50 years later Tiberius came, saw and was conquered, and shifted the administration of the Roman empire to the island The two emperors built 12 villas for their families around the only spring they found Their slaves and soldiers prayed for rain Local officials say tourists seldom realize Capri has a wa- ter problem All hotels have huge water tanks and when supplies run low they ration them But direct supplies to private villas dry up. public fountains flow for only one or two hours a day, and police limit housewives to one bucketful each In emergencies, doctors at the local hospital have been known to operate with mineral water Passport Photos Candid Picturt Framing Photo Supplies A. 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