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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 25, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 THE LETIIBRIDCE HERAIO Friday, Aufjull 25, 1971 HOME OF THE WEEK Tlicrs Is somctliins about floors split by six to piiihl stairs which cuts on Ilic factor anil affords greater pri- vacy. Tills home lias loads of living area, 1.500 sq. ft. on the main and upper floors, and if the livable areas on the lower levels, studs1, recreation room, powder room and laundry are added the square footage is in- crenscd to tlian 2.000. Beside the front door lliere is a floor ID ceiling glass paiu'l. Tho living-dining I, occupies the entire led wall, Hie fire- place, open at front anrl side, is located in the angle of the 1.. To Hie right of Ihe entry llirongh folding doors is a (it! purpose fiiinily-hniL'li room too large to just a dining nook, too useful to lie just a family room. The kitchen is sensibly situated between the dining room and the family- lunch room. A few steps up are the four One has a .lliower loom ensuite, there is a family Safety begins at home S from I he main level leads to a laundry, an adult, study, powder room and two-cat' garage. Another six .steps dmvii is lite Homogrnf Home Planning Service 40 JARV1S ST., TORONTO, ONTARIO nts for liondlmg odd mail- of "Suburban and Country I enclose 'plus 25 t ingf far Hie fourth editioi Homes" enclose 50 cents 1 5 renli for for ihe book of duplex and designs. Sfiiirf frco brochure iho-ving sample the designs and other boolii Flfose send on order form so I hot I builder'-, plans for Hie design shown obov handling a Via "Ho'isp nf o voiloblc. NAME wilh a cozy open fireplace and a good .sized storagi area. All this living space in a house only 53 x 4I> feet! Design eri as two squares overiappin each other like a wasp's waist the plan can he positioned o: the lot wilh either the livini room or the bedrooms facin; 1 front handy for a corner. Plans for Design cos j S2I1 tor the first set. cac j additional set, comply with tli (National Building Code of Can ada, and are supplied liy i turn mail. "Suburban and Com I try Homes designed for Canr rlians" (fourth edition) include 110 modern designs are available from Ihe address hi i low for SI. The bonk includes in formation on the cost of built ing in Canada, (inancing, struct ion details, and on orclc form for plans. Design No. (Copyright 1972. Toronto Star Syndicate) YOUR GARDEN By Isabella R. Young, F.R.H.S. CACTI AND KCCCri.KNTS I There arc some native spc-, chickens spreads rapidly hut is 1 was judging at a country' cies of cacti which grow v.ild i not too much of a nuisance, ex- cult r and for lookin_ succulents in wilh the cacti. IIY Mil. FIX Safely, like charity, begins pi home. Home Is not only where the heart is. It also Is where the ltimml.1 are. many accident.! happen at me lhat if you can make tir home safe you've done ich to make your life safe. Most home accidents are pre- Artviuice checking, an ventory of what is in Ihe me can help ymt eliminate lenlial hazards. Most home accidents involve Dine. Preventing falls is a alter of keeping paths clear, ifely plays a part in fumitur as well as appear- nce. Keep pallvs clear. Chairs or hies don't belong whore itncone enters a room. Doors lould never be blocked. In a edi'oom, keep a clear path cm bed to door since it is a ath you may travel in the ark. A dim night light will reveiit problems. Throw rugs can ho clangcr- us. On a slippery fioar they an slip right out from under Small rugs should have jacks treated to prevent ling or should be placed on kid-proof mats. Fasten down arger rugs. Rubber backing in nigs wears off in time so lon't count on it. Edges lhat curl should be lacked clown. liathrooms arc bad places for falls. Use a rubber mat in the tub. Install hand rails (or cn- or leaving the tub. Electricity is useful and It is nil around you. While you have nough to avoid touching a hare wire, do you have fore- sight, enough (o prevent, bare wires? Don't run electric cord under rugs or through a door wiiere they will he pinched. Walking over a wire wears the insulation thin and you have a fire hazard. Pull on the plug when you disconnect a cord, not Ihe wire. The strain could break the crjnl at the plug. Don't overload lightweight extensions or use an abundance of double and triple plugs in wall outlets. Keep cords out of sight and out of the way. Don't have them run across paths. Heavy duty appliances and lias or Prickly Pear Cacti. Op- Another succulent I have that There seems to Ire some con- unlia fragilis has small, flatten- ______ fusion as lo how a person dis-1 eii, icddi.sli stems which form showy is Euphorbia linguistics between the two. All; large mats, with semi-double I myrsinites. Tins grows 12 lo IS cacti are succulents, hut yellow, waxy blooms, re- all succulents are cacti. Ail cacti belong to a single plant sembling roses. Opuntia poly- cantha has large, bright green, family known as the cactaceae, whereas other succulents be- long to many families cu-i yellow flowers, phorbiaceae, crassulaceae and and waxy. flattened stems and large whitish spines with pink or semi-double others. There is one sirre way ognize a cacti and the little cushions which the spines. These are very prom- inent in some species but in the epipbyllums they are very liny and are found in the notch- There nre some very showy and durable succulents for the garden. They wilt grow in dif- else v.ili survive. Many will live through our severest win- ters. Sempervivums (hen and sedum.s anrl some euphorbias are quite lardy. that is by known as ficult places where nothing carry _. along the edges of the i In the rock garden. 1 have flattened stems. The true cacti sempcrvivum arachno i dcu m, have no true leaves (with the one exception the Pereskias, which are shrub-like in appear- ance, with large green leaves, but they do have the "arcoles" the cobweb houseleek. It has rosettes about the size of a lilty cent piece, or smaller, with a distinctive covering of tine cob-webhy white hairs. The. Indies high and produces a bril- liant chartreuse-yellow bloom. They seem to flower Iwice a year, in the spring and then again in late summer. The foli- age turns a reddish color in the (all and is (juite attractive. This should be confined in the garden where it will not become too aggressive. Both cacti and succulents may he grown quite success- fully from seed or they may purchsed from a nursery. Potted succulents are planted out in the garden any time dur- ing spring or summer or even in the fall if the weather is grxxl. .Mrs. When is Ihe best time, to split up my perennials? Ans. Usually, those lhat flower in the spring arid eariy can reach it from the bath tub. Don't keep a radio playing nearby where you can reach it while'bathing. More than n shock can result You can be electrocuted. Never place 3 radio or other small appliance where it might (all in Ihe water. Don't overload your storage space. Piles of papers anrl magazines are a fire hazard. Oily rags, paints, solvents should not be stored in the house if pos-sible. Store them away from the house and keep oily rags in a closed container. (Nr-u-spafwr F.ntrrprisc found fn the leaf axils, which I one good thing about these is summer may be riivtc carry the spines anrl hairs, j that they do not too i Woo; be divided in the late carry trie spines anrl hairs. trial iney no HOE inuiuijo LUU These have very showy blooms, fast. On the other hand, Sem- summer and fall are split up in Most cacti and succulents have pervivurn tectorum or hen and I the spring. _____ Smokey fireplace? When an undersized flue L> causing a smoky fireplace, trie installation of a metal hcxx across the top of the fireplace opening so iis to reduce the area of the opening may elimi nate the smoking. few diseases if the snrrounrl-1 ings are kept clean. Cacti can stand a great deal of neglect. .Most of Iheir growth is made during the sum- mer and they usually rest dur- ing the v.intcr. In the summer they should be watered about once a week, depending on temperature and light condi- tions. If in small pots, they will need to. be watered every dny or so, and in these containers Ihey tend lo stay small. During the fall and winter water only enough to keep them from dry- ing out. Otherwise, when water- ing, soak thoroughly and then let the soil dry out before giv- ing any more moisture., give ail the sun and light avail- able. A good compost for car-Ii is two parts loam, two parts coarse sand, plus tv.o parts peal mos.1 or leaf mould. When the hunting season ar- rives wilh streamliner! "V" for- i of flyaways heading South, many a hunter will bag his quota from a hoat built from the pattern offered While we have never shot a nor hunted, we hunt ways lo help people help them- selves. The boat is a case in point. While it was designed f'if one I nous- and> have U.en built by young- sters who are loo youritf to gel n hunting They row this boat with 1 he greatest of feet atcornodales Iwo, lends itself readily lo hunting in tlio flats, close to fishing on placid rivers, lakes awl hays. There is ample room for fishing tackle or and, ol course, a thermos of coffee Father and son can gain un- derstanding, strengthen their relationship, when Ihey share in building. Since the patlcrn felts liow, it. encourages father to show son how handy a roan can be when ho knows what he's up to. pram rides wol! in wat- er, provide a sure looting! for crasling v.lion rnouUi IKIAS ,-ir.d pan fofi It is not rccommciKk'd for roiiyh v.'ii'-cr, Scixl 51 .HO cfjcqiic nr money onJer Sportrmtn's lioat, Pattern No. 77 lo I-elh- hridpo TIcrald, FJ.0. -irioo, F'osl- nl Kta 1 ion A'', Tororil o. fin t.trki. Scivl ;idditional For cat a log i 11 uslrn t i n y o ve r olhrrr liuilfl Jt Youreoll pro- jecfs. STItL A GOOD STOCK AVAILABLE TREES und SHRUBS Containers Plant Anytimrt Plant pel rjncJ PLEASE NOTE! NEW SUMMEK HOURS Weekday! 12 Noon- 700 f m SarurcJciyi n.m. p m. Monday ond Fnflny evenings until t 00 p.m. CLOSfO WEDNESDAYS AfJO SUNDAYS Lucombe Nurseries ltd. S East of Lnllibmlqo on No. 1 Cc'ililolo PHONE 3' O o u AHache Case Made of Dloply Scuff re-si i1 ant.. Woter repellent. SPECIAL ml 2 Lb. Cookies Choose from Party Pack, Cookie Jar, or Cookio Cupboard. 21 7R _____ pkg. 1 1 Ham Fresh and lean. Sliced Ihe way you like it. SPECIAL, Ib. 1 -1 I Fresh Cake Donuts Chooio from Banana, Chocolate, Strawberry, Icing Suger and Suflor cooled. SPECIAL doi. Non Sharpens Pencils When you need a ney point just pop it up. Pack of 8 pencils. 9 1 iq SPECIAL 1 1 Hose 50 ll. Ideal for any home. SPECIAL 2.88 Crimpknit Chooso from a good ass orlrnent of fall colors. SPECIAL, YD. Saw With a 7Vt" blade. 1 h.p. motor. SPECIAL Dog Food 10-lb. bag of nutritious don food. SPECIAL 1 1 Beach Towels Assorted patterns and colors. Ideal for school phyi. ed. claises, SPECIAL Boards Chooso from oval, round or kidney shapes. 1OQ ____ Track Shoes Whitn vinyl with Rod and Blue Sizes J to 13 and O QQ 1 (o 3. SPECIAL Sixes 4 to 8. C QO SPECIAL Girls' Bermuda Hose 100% sriclch nylon. Auorlod colors. SJiffi 7 to _______ pair Nylon Jackets Caiho lined In colors of Novy, Red or Brown, 7 tr> 4. SPECIAL Pants Chooio from assorted style! and colon. 4 to SPECIAL O O O n O Boys' Cushion Sole Hose Criooso from an assortment of colors, Sizes S 1o 10, ir Men's Long and Short Sleeve Shirts Cliocurj from dress end sporl syles, Broken silo fan go. Men's 3 Pack Briefs Colored clastic wain. Sizci S.M.I. qa SPECIAL Men's Sport and Dress Shirt lylc. In solid shodci. Pcr Siici ______ 5QQ o o O u O o o O o Men's Shirt and Tie Sets Shirls ore perma press. Long ikeves. With a mnrchinq tic. SPECIAL Sport Shirt Porma press. Waihable. long slcovos. Colon of Salmon, Blue, Purple, Green. Siics S.M.L.XL. qq SPECIAL Knit Slacks 100% polyester. Perma press. led llylinq. Siies 28 to 38. SPECIAL O.OtJ Men's Jeans Fomoul m a k n r i 1 drnim. BuMon or font. 30 to 34. SPECIAL Casual Slacks Flam leg itylinq In colors of Wine, Blue, Brown and Rust. Siicj 28 to 38. SPECIAL Knit Slacks 1GO% polyester. Flare lens. Ab-ilracl pallcrns. Sizes 30 to 40. a 77 SPECIAL I 1 Boys' Colored Briefs Canadian made. 3 per pocfc. Double scat. 5 M.I, SPECIAL 1 Sport Shirt Porma press. With long sleeves and body styling. Sizes 8 to lo. SPECIAL 1 Boys' Denim Jeans fronl flare legs. 8 lo 18 SPECIAL O.ytf Boys' Corduroy Pants cord with dare loq slylino. 8 to 16. Jeans Elastic back with Tipper pockctl. Flare legs. Sizes 7 lo 12. SPECIAL for or 1.57 Casual Pants Chooso from Corduroy, Denim nnd collon slripos ond pallcrni. Broken ronpo, SPECIAL pair Riveria Drapes a panorn. Colors of Red, Gold, filui.-, Grcon, Beige. 75 x 19.96 100 x Bedroom Suite Consistino of double drcsier mirror, chest, footboard, headboard anrl raits. SPECIAL 1 1 Carol Court Rubber hacked indoor ccirpol. 6 (f. Icnglh, c 7C SPECIAL, to. yd. 1 10 Speed Bikes Roys' and qirls' moddl. full rtiromo fenders, cenlro pull SPECIAL Sets Four rfecorative rtsuqs on a rneta FROM fHE JEWELLERY DEPARTMENT. SPECIAL Paints Choose- from Interior Latoy. O SPECIAL, Oal. Somi Clou Enamel. A AQ SPECIAL, GAL. H.Hvl Exlerior Latox and Q Q7 Oil Ban. SPECIAL, Oal. W-vl 1 Men's, Boys' and Youths' Running Shoes