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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 3, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta December 1771 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD 13 Hoiv to build fire properly For a warm and cheery hearth By FIX An unused fireplace is a If you are lucky enough to have a you have something to provide warmth and comfort along with its cheery Most people dont use the fireplace because of the unfor tunate experience of having it smoke or shed Some people spend more time get ting the fire started than they spend sitting in front of Theres always a remote pos sibility that the fireplace wasnt built but if it was properly built and most arc you should be able to get a lire going with a minimum of trou The secret of any good fire building is to provide a So dont just dump logs on the hearth and expect them to The logs should be supported off the hearth by a grate or and Air will then flow un der and through the mak BUIUINGAFRE IN THE FIREPLACE FIRST CRUMPLED PAPER PLACE LOGS ON ANDIRONS THEN PLACE KINDLING ON TOP OF PAPER BEFORE FIRE IN CHIMNEY ing complete combustion pos Building a fire requires more Iran Crumple paper inlo loose wads and put these on Ihc hearth Over these place kindling smalj scrap Then place the logs on the andiron and use at least Place the largest to the the next in front of it and the third on But you place the third log in spread some kindling over the first which will allow some air space and allow the top log to start burning before it settles against the other Build your fire against the back Most fireplaces are on an outside wall of the house and you want to beat that back When the back wall is il throws warm air into the Keeping the fire to the rear also keeps the smoke back A cold fireplace and a cold common conditions with fireplaces built on outside can cause since cold air doesnt Be fore you light the but af ter you have everything pre preheat the air in the Hold a lighted news paper in the top of the fire where the chimney When the newspaper is finished start your Smoking can be caused by a YOUR GARDEN By Isabelle COLORFUL SHRUBS AND TREES FOR J972 IF a person plans the land scape picture with care and he can have color in tile garden every month of the You have to choose your plant materials with the same forethought as you would colors for painting a The evergreens are nice from spring through winter and look particularly attractive when the ground is white with snow or when they are covered with a hoar Some good varieties in various shades of green and blue are Rocky Juni per Juniper scopulorum although the ultimate height is 10 it is slow growing and is more often grown as a shrub Juniper communis sax atilis 2 with 8 spread Creeping Juniper horizon talis 6 with 10 spread Dunvegan Blue Juniper hor izontalis Dunvegan Blue 18 with 10 This has very blue Savins Jun iper sabina 1 to 4 fL witli 8 Arcadia and Scandia are two good selec Two good Mugho pines are Compact Pine and Dvrari Pine which grow 4 to 5 with a 6 These make very good speci men or foundation Colorado Blue Spruce grows to 40 and variety Koslers Blue is one of the most beautiful with very blue The White Spruce Picea glauca is probably the most common spruce in Alberta growing 40 or Black Hills Spruce Picea glauca albertiana some times called Alberta Spruce grows 30 or There are Nativity scene for use on table Making tliis Nativity Scene pan spark many pleasant hours of complete relaxation for the entire Since theres something everyone can ev eryone should The pat tern offered below provides full WOEtDAMANAG The German shepherd rlog is noted for its intel loyalty and cour TheWorld Almanac notes that it is commonly called police a nomer applied to this hrecrl because of its use in patrol German shepherds re spond quickly to training and have been valuable as companion dogs for the KtWDMti lintororlu size cutting guides for making the and the entire group of eleven The measuring 16 wide by M1 high is ideal for use on a or below the Christmas Each figure is first traced on then cut to exact shape of Painting guides on pattern can be then painted colors pattern spe To add a realistic spread straw or moss on floor of the stable and on the platform A colorful lighting effect can be achieved by concealing a single Christ mas tree bulb in back of This throws a indirect light that gives an enchanting Send in cheque or money order no stamps please for Pattern Nativity to Carpentry The Lcthhridgc Box 806 Adelaide Copyright Toronto Stjir Syrulirjilrl Mighty geyser Yellowstone National Parks Old Faithful geyser erupts an average of every minutes and discharges to gallons of water in 22 to 5 according to Encyclo paedia also good pine and fir Various shades of yellow to deep gold and orange red add a bright spot of color and should be included in your Golden Pfitzer Juniper Juni perus chinensis pfitzeriana 2 with 6 Tips come out a bright yellow and as season gradually turn Birches are an at tractive tree with their colored bark and golden yellow foliage in The Beaked Hazel nut Corylus cornuta has brilliant golden yellow foliage in and the American Ha zelnul has bronzy red These grow 6 European Larch Larix decidua 30 very handsome coniferous trees which lose their needles in the turning a golden yellow before doing Maple Acer spicatum 10 with orange scarlet autumn Golden Plume Elder Sambu cus racemosa plumoso aurea with golden yellow If you like silver foli there is the Russian Olive Silver Buffalo 20 and Siberian White Wil low45 There are trees and shrubs that supply colorful berries which are relished by some of our feathered These include the Mountain Chi nese Bush and High Bush 1 am just including the common name now as there is not room for the Ijotanical When winter is here and the colorful leaves have disappeared and only a few ornamental berries we can still have color in the garden from the beauti ful bark on some of the trees such as Uie Russian Olive 20 with shred ding which is most unique and interesting in The beautiful 2 to 8 with purplishblack or greenish yellow bark the greenish brown ol the Goto neaster the dark red or orange hark of the Birch the Amur Cherry with its brownish flaking The Purple Osier Willow and Dwarf Arctic Willow have pur ple to purple brown stems the Red Elder has light brown The Dwarf Burning with a 2 spread has leaves that turn a deep purple in The Black Chokecherry has preen leaves which urn a lovely yellow as fail approaches The colorful fall foliage from red to purplish red of the High Bush Cranberry is Silver Leaved Dogwood has green leaves edged with creamy Some Crabap plcs have purplish oth ers are reddish Alpine Cur rant has dark green foliage the Schubert Clmkecherrry leaves come out green and turn to red NOTM All questions should he srnt with self addressed envelope to 3680 Due to niimlirr ol Irtlrrs asking mnrc llutn one question il is requested in future enquiries that only question be submitted cadi time ns il is impossible for YiiiruR lo reply lo all ami do her garden ing at clogged damper or a damper that isnt Check Your chimney also may need clean If there arc overhanging branches these may ob struct the flow of forc ing it back inlo the When the fire is it uses up a lot of To keep that air flowing through the fireplace and up the provide ventilation elsewhere in the A partially opened window will do Splicing wire is fine art By FIX Fastening one electrical wire to another whether inside a light an appliance or merely making a short wire longer is known as It involves more than simply twisting two wires The connection must be made so that it is electrically sound as well as mechanically If electrical cords are old and frayed at more than one splicing is not Nor is it practical to splice short To keep the splice from be ing stagger it in the two wires that make un the Cut one strand so that the con nection will not occur in the same spot in the other Cut the insulation carefully so that you dont go through the While there are spe cial cutters electricians use to make the job go they are an unnecessary expense for CUT INSULATION COMPLETE SPLICE BY TAPING the casual Use a sharp Make several cuts at an With you can cut in sulation with side spe cial pliers that arc used for electrical If you use side cutting make certain you close them only partially so that you cut only the If you have staggered the cuts in both remember to match up the short wire in one cord with the long one in the You will make a better elec trical connection if you tin the bare wires before Scrape UK vires Then hold the wire against a solder ing iron until it is Apply rosin core solder to the hot coating it thinly and After the wires are twist them together tightly Hold the spliced section against the hot soldering iron or use a small blow torch and again apply rosincore The spliced joint is complet ed by Use a combina tion of rubber and fric lion or use the newer plas tic tape Soldcrless connectors make splicing easier hut cannot be used on exposed There arc pood Inside lighting and where fhcv will hr covered and Ilicrr Mill hr no handling I loosen The connciior is n o t h i n R more than a plastic nut with threaded melnl Twist the wires together and insert them in Ihc Then give the connector a few turns and the job is Nowtpapcr Ikilcrpmi PreChristmas Pollar Days Safeway TURKEYS the buy Pinecrest Frozen Toms Canada Grade A 2224 Pound Average WHILE SUPPLIES LAST Limit 2 Per Customer Side Bacon Fresh Broccoli Cranberries Manor House Cut Tray Packed Frozen Wood Vncuum 1 net each Crisp and Green Ocean late Howes 1 net Genuine Japanese Oranges V V box each Taste Tells Reconstituted tin Apple Juice Fresh Bread Pineapple Juice Meat Pies Polly White or Brown 20 loaf Lalani 48 Monor Beef 8 size ackers Busy Baker 16 ncf Town House Tomato or Vegetable 411 Chip Dips Soup Mix Assorted Flavours tin 8 lub Chicken Noodle not Prices Effective in Lethbridge December 3 and WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO LIMIT QUANTITIES CAN ;