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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 20, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 26 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Fmlily, August 10, 1971 Mowers need mid-season checkup Hy Mil. I'lX Just because yon to get your power mower start- ed this spring and it's hcen cluiSRinj! awny ever since is no reason lo believe it doesn't need checking. All mowers, sharpening once or twice dur- ing the summer. It's n dull mower that causes power or hand, need at least a a hrown lawn many times, not HOME OF THE WEEK iu-o-T-oi3 This three bedroom home carries a New England colonial design inlo a tri-level slyle. Tlte home and garage can lie coastntclcfl on a 60 loot lot. A generous play area, lavatory, storage and laundry room arc all included in the lower or first level. The second level features the huge living dining combin- ation fireplace and biiiit- in buffet; very long kitchen with separate breakfast nook and access lo Hie attached garage Upstairs, which is only a few more steps up. is Ihc third levci. showing three bed- moms '.vilh excellent closet space, and the full bath. (hiring r to. OF r JAHVIS ST. a I KING K.1ST TORONTO I. ONTARIO C Please send me further details about how to obtain standard builder blueprints for DESIGN N'. 63 Or enclosed find ?1 00 (plus 25 cents for hand- ling and mailinc' for which send me the new Design r.nak enlilk'f! "Found and Country Homes Designed For Canadians." An additional 18- paec book of duplex and multiple income home des- igns is callable at .TOc tax free. dI jail new renlnre range. NAME ADDRESS (Lcth.) DRIBIHELLER fCP) A golf drivine range operated al the Drumhcller Correc- tional Institution by pris- oners is Lo he opened to the public ncxl Monday. Acting warden S. M. Slnit- Lon said the vt'n'urc is the first of its kind in Canada and would improve contact with 1 h c community and aid in rchahilitalion. By Isabella R. Young, F.R.H.S. Mniu: rorriES POPPIES Pap.'iuT 01 Poppyi ai c percnninK a1." once establish loaves arc su a'-.il v. b.'i! 'r bloom. as a., Jllft plain will add a hvillianl sp! color '1 h'jv cro'.Y from feet hi.uli. wilii (Kvarfcr varie- ties for (he period is in .June and part of July, and they will grow in cither sun or -cmi- thadc. As Ihc plants ai e more or less dormant in Augusl. this is the time '.o move established beautiful colors Irom thai only ON'E question pink and salm- submitted cadi lime a.s il impossible for many while on shades lo the red hues. Have you tried the Oriental poppy as a cut flou'ci? You will ho disappointed if you cut MI a few slims and just place ;T them in a vase of water. ,5 wnbcr in a very short lime. Conditioning is the secret Of lo prolonging the life of cut 4 flowers. Cut in the colored bud stage as they will last longer. Some open blooms may also lie used. Hold each slem direct- ly ot'er a gas or candle flame for about 2o seconds, or until the cm end is scared well. Do immediately after cutting and then place in cold water. The Iceland poppy (P. nudi- caule) has always been a fav- diseased The mower (ears Hie grass instead of cul- ling and the ragged edges turn brown. The reel mower, power or hand-propelled, generally needs adjusting ralher than sharpen inR. The blades should just meet Ihe cutting bar along its entire length. The best way lo check this is to insert a sheet of newspaper between blades and cutting bar. The paper should be cut along its entire length. There are screws or Ihumb nuts a( each end of (he cutler bar. Use these for adjusting. Hake Ihe adjustments slowly. Too much and you will have Ihe knife out of line Check ad- jiislmcnt .several times during the summer and do it every time you get tangled up with a piece of wire, dead limbs or rocks. Rotary mowers don't need adjusting, just sharpening. The blade is removed by removing the nut on Ihe center shaft. Keen nut and washers in proji- cr order so you can replace them correctly. Before removing the blade or doing any work on a power mower disconnect the spark plug. All you havc io do is pull the wire off and prevent if from springing back lo make accidental contact. Leaving Ihc: plug connected could cause Ihe mower lo start as the blade is turned and serious accidents could occur. Put the blade in a vise and sharpen wilh a fine file. While the blade is off Ihe mower check its balance. a blade gets nicked or worn, it gels out of balance and can set up excessive vibration, damaging the mower. It yen find the blade out of balance, give the heavy end a little exira filing. While you arc at it, check a few other things on your power mower. Spark plugs should be check- ed for excess carbon. Remove the plug and scrape carefully j with a knife. It's a good idea to check the gap selling if you have Ihe tool for it. Your er's manual should be followed, i A badly burned or cracked plug should be replaced. Keep a spare on hand. Check Ihe fuel tank before you start. You can start wilh a small amount of gas but jou cannot get very far Filling a hot mower is dangerous, wait for it to cool. Best tiling is to fill up before you even start. Check the vent in the gas cap to sec that it isn't plugged. Air cleaners should be check- ed frequently. or steel wool elements should be rinsed ill kerosene or ga-oline in a well-ventilated area. Some fil- Mrs. Young anil do her practical garden- ,-cplv lo all correspondence lcls lm'c replaceable elements ing as "well. Keep spares handy. _________________________ 'Newspaper Enterprise Assn.) DISCONNECf SPARK PLUG BEFORE. WORKING ON MOWEfl ones or secure new ones rom oHLc ]n our d in a nursery. I growing from cjthcr seed, it is perhaps best to start (hcy wm ahvnys be i garden a.s they self-sow. Bloom- i iny period is fiom early spring j (o late fall. The now strains are and m o r o i showy tlinn the dug soil as (heir fleshy lap df rank go a long ways down. A Sow balanced Ihcm in Ilie spring in jieaL pots .so they may he set right cut in Ihc ground, as poppies do not transplant too readily and Ilie seedling stage. Poppies re-, quire a well-drained docpK as (heir fleshy lap a long down. A liehtlv ap- (o _ phed m spnn- ,s all Ihev champagnc nubblcs 'n a such lovely colors a.s io.sc, pink, 01 i red, orange and apricot. give require. They do betlcr jsoii (hat Js not lizcd. As (hope plcnis fairly large specimen? CLEAN PLUGS AND RESET BLADES WITH Vi RINSE FILTER IN KEROSENE The California poppy, (Ksch- scholim cnliforniea) grows readily from seed in a sunny spot. .Mission Bells produces masses of brilliant colors. An- other one I like is Ilunncm.'in- ni.'i or Mexiean lulip poppy. ;i M.-iL'e. Some hrilliant yellow. Although a V plenty of room when planting. They will thrive in (he same spot" for :rany youiv Aflcr tlu- fiiliage (iio.1- buck ;ind K ml her unat- Iniahe al in way be cut bnd: if such cnninl. it is best treated as an annuals zinnias or mari- annual, golds arc liide (his. Hotels introduce laiilrd front lo ill help io lake av.ay thai bare look. Those col- orful phuils arc ahnosi pcsl- frrr. Slugs nrn about Ihc only thing that might do damage hy (rating the foliage, especially from Uio new pjanl.s. slug bai1. el'Iec- tive. Oiiginally, these poppies w c; r c moslly scarlet and orange, but now there are Rice for lndici ('ANHF.UrtA (AP' Foreign M i n is t e r Nigel Houcn an noimeed tt'nlncxlay Auslralia will give India I'iee worlh r.Sj lo help feed refugees from Kast. T'aki- Man. This uill offer lo India so far million niillinn li i.shini'n 'irank -li! pints nf Mrs. I havc had a hybrid lea rose hush for Iwo years have and Ihis year iL didn't any blooms al all. It has five thirint, lhcsc lo seven leaves on the stems. I ,ri -fl Cculd you please lell me whal I rhc.lhrlfL is (he mailer? Ans. If the leaves arc small- er than usual and light green in color, and the stalks arc very slender, it could indicate .sucker canes. Pull hack the carlh, exposing the hncl or grafl. If growth i.s below Ihis, Mien il is sucker growth and mil not produce blooms. A five lo seven-leaf leaflet is no indi- cation of suekcis. Many good roses develop Ihis at limes. CASTRIES Caribeach llo- (or a child sharing a room with tels of the Caribbean are inlro- Luo adults. Al (he SI. l.ucia ducing Ihrift period during Ihe lleach, Ihe double rale will be forthcoming winlcr and Ihe extra bed rale season. Gecsls will receive a The other arc the same. per cent discount off normal In bolh hotels 10 per ccnl ser- vice eharge is added in lieu of lips, and (he St. Lucia rales are from ,'an f> inc-lnsive, and -subjccl to a live per cent gov- fr. m March lf> through April erninrnl tax. During the tlirift periods, (he rales will be 20 per ccnl less eniic ri-porl.s. NOTM: All questions should lie scul with .self hlampnl. envelope lo Mrs. I. H. Young, nfi2n Centre II. Si. N.U'., Cnlgary Due I lie nmnlier of lelld's incur Ihiin one it is I I'cqueslod in future enquiries Salr lo Thrci: The summer .season on April T'.iis means (hat .lornial win- across the board al both hotels. ler rates will apply from Dec. lo .Ian. -1 and frnm Keb. 1 lo M-irch M. The plan will he pul inlo ef- fect at both Ihe 'oily licach Ho- ld in Anligua and al Ihe SI. Lucia Beach llolel here. The' Grenada Hcach Hotel uas also included in Ihe plan, hul a re cent fire Ihcre has forced Ihe hole! lo close and first reports indicate if may be closed for a.s long a.s n year. Normal wjnler rales at Ihe Jolly Ileach in Anligua e been for nexl seasmi al .single, MAP dni'ble rics, The Last Sland, have been sold lo Swedish television, il announced in Toronto. Originally lelcrasl. last fall (in color) on CMC's The Na- lure. Of Things, Hie series looks al .some of I he areas of Ihe world yet untouch- ed by man and I lie disrupting effect of Ins technology upon for .in I'xlra bed, and the. environment. EATON'S back-to school Leather Jackets Buckskin and smooth lealhers arc used lo fa- shion those smart jackets, so delightful io wear for cool summer oven in 35 and on into fa (I. There are Iwo slyles to choose from, with all round or half bell. GnoH linings. Sizes 10 la 18, in colours of purple, brown, ;ava or vanilla. Be prompt for Ihis good value. SALE, each V.'omuvs Weor, Main Floor Crimp Knit Pants Of easy care, washable forlrel in the pull on style, with Mare leg, and elaslicized waist. Sizes 10 lo 20 in colours of navy, purple, QQ or green. SALE, pair.............. Also in sizes 38 to 44. SALE, pair 8.99 Main Floor Ski Jackets f ever-popular Favourite is offered now a' a speciol saving. Made of long wearing nylon, these jackels have a zipper closing, elaslicized cuffs, and a hidden hood, 50 lo pop over fhe head dur- ing rain or wind. Assorted colours come in small, medium, or large. SALE, each..................... Sportswear, Wain floor A nice seleclion of handbags, moslly in I he larger slyles is offered lo you al a special saving. Double or single handles, zipper, flap, or snap clos- ings in colours of while, bone, Ian, brown, or black Handbags, Main Floor Revlon Half Price Specials IN1IMA1E HUtlUt 1PHAY MIST. The modern, e prance by Kegulur value 1.75. SALE, each AUUAMAKINt MINI SPKAY. Handy 1-oz. siic. Regular 2.25. HALF-PRICE SALE ktVLON 2-HECt AQUAMAkINt GIFT SET. Conluin Toilellc Spray and (jcifumo oil spray. Regular 4.00. SALE, sol REVLON AQUAMARINE TRIPLE TREAT GIFT SET. 5f perfume- oil ipray and Eau df Toilellr: in handy vinyl case. Regular 5.50 SALE, set AQUAMARINE BATH TRIO BY REVLON. A gift s Iruclive vinyl tasij. Aquabatn soapless Gel, 2-oz, forlclle Spray Mist, and l-oz. friction Bod Cologne Regular 5.50. SALE, set Cosmetics, M fra- 2.37 1.13 i tou de 2.00 2.75 e! in of- Eau do 2.75 n Floor SALE Children's and Youths' Oxfords Sturdy school oxfords by 5ci have moc- casin loe styling. Uppers are of quality calf leather, in a 4-eyefel lace ilyle, fealuiiny unfmcuid construc- lion Sizes lo 4, in colours of black or brown. All sales final. Regular 8.98 lo 9.96. A RQ SALE, pair to ir, Main Floor Boys' Thickset Corduroy Pants So popular ihc young ladb, These corduroy pants are imporled from Europe. The lapered legs have cuffs lo lei down io insure longer wear. HolF boxer slyling wilh side labs, wcslcrn style pockels, are moslly in Ihe navy shade. Moslly A KB size 12. Regular 5.9B. SALE, pciir...... Q Boys' Wear, Main Floor Boys' Thickset Corduroy Pants Imported from Europe, IKIVC bell loops, weslern style pockets, and tapered lei wilh plain bolloms. Broken sizes come in shades oi olive, brown or beige. Regular 6.98. gg ...........-3' SALE, pair Wear, Main Floor Boys' Acrylic Sweaters Wilh Ihe approach of cooler weather, these hand washable acrylic sweaters for boys will become a necessary wardrobe Hem. V-neck pullovers in gold, blue, green, with contrasting trim around neck and bollom, come in small, medium, large and if QQ extra large. Regular 3.99. SALE, each J Beys' Main Floor Noxzema Skin Cream A beauty cream and ointment combined. Slight- ly medicated to bring sofl smooth si; in beciuly by correcting skin faults. 6-oz. size, flQ SALE, each Noxzema Anli-perspiranr, medicated deed era nt for long lasting protection. Fast drying. 3 fluid 07. size. SALE, each Sundries, Lower Floor 880 Notions Specials Here's a group of notion items all specially priced for this promolion. NOVELTY PYJAMA BAG. Colourful (ell fabric. SALE, each DIET SCALE WITH CALORIE CHART. Plaslic scale wilh men wu ghing pan. SALE, each EXPANDING PEG RACK. Hard wood wilh walnut finish SALE, each WOODEN TROD5ER HANGERS. Nalural finish. OOw Sel of ll.ruu. SALE, set OOG CORDUROY PILLOW COVER. 17" x 25' Assorlcd colo SALE, ench FANCY STRAW MATS. Assorled colours Sel of foor SALE, set FOLDING CLOTHES DRYER. Assorled colour; SALE 2 ta 880 Nolions, Lower Floor Sewing Scissors musl for Ihe sewing stud lo choose from Here's a price, loo. Tw Helps elimina heavy fabrics 8 foot cord. sewing student and al a special sale models i sewng suen an a a speca sae o models lo choose from practical and easy lo use. lo hand and wrist fatigue. Will cul bolh sheer and Stainless sleel blades for longer life. Complete wilh Automatic 1971 Portables Singh Regular 9.90. SALE Speed g.89 2-speed Regular 13.50. SALE g.99 With plus automatic bullonholing, blind hemming, Iriplc-slikh overcasting. Foot control. 20-year parts guar- ontcc, one yr-ar service. SALE CONSOLE model wilh knr: control. SALE 12746 159-71 Nolions, Lower Floor jig Machines, Lower Floor Now Open The Men's Wear Department on the Main Floor Right on wilh the lalcvst in mod slyles for guys and gals, loo. Joans, shirts, wolch bands, and j punches, nil designed wilh the young in mind. by HIS, Lovi, Loos, G.W.G. and (n-tk, nl-.o shirt by California ami Inner1 r. Come in visit our hrifil'.l now pcir.l shop, croato n new you frnm our fashion Mr-n'-, Main Tloor Shop Eaton's tonight til 9. Saturday Store Hours 9 to Buyline 328-8811 ;