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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 12, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 THI lltHMIDOl HHAID Friday, Nbru.ry 11, HOME OF THE WEEK Good lighting enhances rooms DESIGN No CH-1079 HEUfLOOt-1032 SQ.FT. GAtAGt-aOOSQ.fT. itCONO fLOOl-9Oo SO.fT, The Colonial home is fast gaining in popularity because it offers so much for the mon- ey especially for the large family. Here is a Design which embodies the charm of the true colonial but with a mod- ern concept and layout. The circulation on both floors is ex- cellent. If you want a huge living room'with fireplace, this Design has it. But. that is no all on the lower floor you have a spacious Kitchen with nook, a large dining area, and a library which could be used as a family room or an addi- tional bedroom. Behind the ga- rage there is a utility area. HOMOGRAF CO. OF CANADA 40 JARVIS ST. TORONTO 1, ONTARIO Please send me further details about how to obtain standard builder blueprints for Design No. CH-1079 Or enclosed please find for which send me the new Design Book entitled "Third Edition-Subur- ban and Country Homes Designed For Canadians. NAME ADDRESS (Leth.) WORLD ALMANAC FACTS The piranha is a deadly fish native to South Ameri- can rivers. The piranha has powerful jaws and razor- sharp, triangular teeth that are capable o! killing men and cattle, The World Al- manac notes. A school of piranha can reduce an. am- Dial to a skeleton in a few jnioutes. Home improvement means to. most people new appliances for the kitchen, new wall to-wall carpeting for the living room, a second or a family room added to the house. More homeowners might keep in mind the one way in which they can improve every room in the'house by adding a single in- gredient improved lighting. Whea parents realize that in their child's schoolroom or a modern business office, there is probably 15 to 30 times as much light as in the home living room, for instance, and that outdoors on a sunny day the light level may be 500 times that in the home, homeowners can see why it's a safe guess that more light is needed in every room of the house. SUGGESTIONS How about a really good study lamp for the teen age stu- dent's room? How about fastening some simple fluorescent fixtures to the underside of the kitchen cabinets to give tetter light n eountertops? Why not make TV viewing more comfortable by fastenine a tubular or regular light bulb, about 25-60 watts, to the back of he TV set to provide necessary 'surround" lighting? Wouldn't it be easier to pu on make up in the bathroom (or for the man of the house :o shave) if there were light on each side of the mirror and a piling fixture directly ove the front edge of the sink? LIGHTING TRICKS And in the living room ther are lots of little lighting "tricks that can make a great big dif ference in the over all atrac ttveness of the room. Lighted valances over win- dows will "wash" draperies with light, accenting material pat- tern and color and texture. A chain hung decorative lighting fixture will create an unusual point of interest in a corner area. Art objects and paintings can be highlighted with ceiling- mounted fixtures or portable high intensity lamps. A fluorescent tube fastened to the back of a wide piece of fur- niture will "uplight" the wall behind it. And lighted cabinets wil make collections of books and special "knick-knacks" drama tic conversation pieces. WORLD ALMANAC FACTS Jenny Lind, known as the "Swedish was the most popular singer in America in 1850. The World Almanac recalls that her first concert was at Castle Garden in New York City, on Sept. She made an enormously successful tour'of the United States under the management of P. T. Barnum, and returned to Europe in 1852. YOUR GARDEN By Isabelle R. Young, F.R.H.S. Single car garage. 3 different plans RED AND WHITE FOR DAZZLING COLOR WITH L__ Valentine's Day o n Sunday, this gave me an idea that a red and white color scheme in some of your beds next summer might prove to be quite interesting. For those who may be growing their own plants it is time to start think- ing about some of them now. The following are among some of the most popular of the annuals. These, come in varying heights each suited to a particular situation, with planting dates beside each, to be used as a guide: PANSY Clear Crystals, white and scarlet, Jan. 16. MAT- RICARIA (Feverfew) White Stars 6 inches, Jan. 26, CAN NA (tubers) Feb. 1. tall. Topper 36 inches, Rocket 30 inches Feb. 10 to 14, Tetras, Feb. 26, Carioca 20 inches, oth- er intermediates, 20 inches, Lit- tle Darling (new) 12 inches, Floral Carpet 8 inches, March 15 PETUNIA (double) Son- ata White 15 inches, Valentine Eed 12 inches, Strawberry Tart, red and white. 12 inches, Snow Bird 14 inches, Feb. 15. Petu- nia (single) Candy Apple, red. 12 inches. Super White 14 inches, Red Magic and White Magic. 12 inches, Red Ensign 12 inches, Red Cascade and White Cascade. 16 inches. White Satin and Red Satin, 15 inches, all March 15. CARNATION 14 inches, Feb. 15. ASTER Princess 30 inches, Lady 30 inches. Pimper- nel 24 inches, Feb. 20. CELO- sia Feb. 28. SALVIA Pron- to 15 inches. Redcoat 10 inches, April 10. There are many oth- ers, but I have tried most of these with wonderful success. Now that you have a variety of red and white flowers, it might be an idea to give you a few suggestions as to what you may do with them. Petunias are one of the showiest and most popular of all annuals. A bed, circular or any other shape filled with red petunias and bordered with white alys- sum is bright and cheery. Eed and white Magic planted in front of taller annuals or per- ennials may be white matricaria, edged with alyssum or ageratum. For window boxes, planters or hanging baskets. Red and white Cascade are ideal. A border along a vege- table bed or red and white phlox makes a striking effect against the greenery of the veg- etables. For a spot of color in the rockery the Floral Carpet Snap is just the thing. These are also nice for the front of planters. ___ whites in varying heights and forms (round and spike) of the flowers mention- ed above. Do not plant them all in straight rows bring some of the groups (the taller plants in groups of around three and the dwarfer ones in groups of five) slightly forward so the overall effect is more appealing. You would need a fairly wide border, at least four to five feet. Make a plan on paper before you start and real- ly have fun. At least it will be different! Mrs. T. I am growing pep- pers in my greenhouse but the buds drop off. What is the cause of this? Ans. This could be caused by unfavorable weather condi- tions, a change in temperature. Also, by blossom end rot which is caused mostly by un- even watering. Any questions should be sent If you would like something really different and LJ anonm I nnnnn LJ with self addressed, stamped envelope to Mrs. I. R. Young, 3520 Centre B. St. N.W., Cal- A garage not only offers pro-, tection but also adds value to your home. The book offered here con- tains three basic plans. You can reduce or enlarge upon any of them. Plan No. 1 mea- sures 13 feet by twenty two feet, eight inches. It has ample space for one car, a garden tool storage closet with outside en- try, space for a big workbench, room for a freezer or a walk-in storage closet. Plan No. 2 mea- sures sixteen feet by twenty- two feet, eight inches and pro- vides plenty of storage space three is the economy model measuring ten feet by twenty- two feet, eight inches. The book contains simplified method of construction that takes all the fear and mystery out of buildings and there are over 50 working illustrations to help you along. Send in cash, cheque or money order (no stamps, please) to Carpentry Dept., The LethbridgeHerald, Box 806, Adelaide St. P.O., Toronto 1, Ont for Home Improvement Book No. 680, How to Build a Wooteo ISATURDAY' ONLY Sweetheart Specials Remember your iweetheort on Valentine's Day with a gift from Woolco! IADIES' COTTON PEIGNOIR SETS 3 styles to choose from in plain shades, prints and polka dots. Pink, Blue, Mint, lilac. GOLF BALLS Hi-power golf balls. Tough vulcanized cover, cut proof. SET 6.37 DOZEN 3.33 LADIES' ANTRON 2-PCE. PANT SETS Top has gathered elastic under bust, low V-neck, bows on front and shoulders. Blue, Pink or Mint. SET 9.87 SAVE 5.87 TO PARTY DRESS CLEARANCE Assorted styles. Broken size range, range. (Limited Woolco Pries 10.87 to SPECIAL SAVE 4.66 to DRESS CLEARANCE Wide assortment of styles and colors to choose from. Sizes 10 to Reg. WooUo Price 16.66 Jo Hoiv to convert old yaneldoors to suit liome March 1. PHI-OX Beauty Crimson and White. 8 to 10 in- ches. March 9. AGERATUM Blazer. White Cush ion! job is not too By MR. FIX About all you can find in the lumber yards today are mod- ern "flush" doors. But if you've done any redecorating to give your house a modern look, the old doors may be out of keep- ing with the new appearance thinnest find. Remove the door from the hardboard vou can, wood panels and countersink the heads. After finishing the door with varnish or paint, put back the hardware or re p 1 a c e it with new. Use the latch holes on the side of the door as a guide for drilling new holes for hardware. I Since the door is thicker frame. Take off all the hard- ware. If molding on the door protrudes, remove it. You are working for a perfectly flat sur- face. WUe Blaerte ason and Summer Snow. 6 to 9 inches material will cost less than new March II. ALYSSUM Carpet of Snow 4 inches. March 13. An- nual LAllKSprn Majestic and Red. March 15. DI- ANTIIt'S Brava 8 inches, Queen of Hearts (new) 14 in- ches, March M. ry Buttons (new) 12 inches, Red Riding Hood 13 inches, Fire- lace. Qinrp thp floor is tniCKer ing with the new appearance bej Jhe ifloor You needn't scrap those old i glued (0 j0 make a panel doors. Convert them. The good bond you shouM the j___ job is not too difficult and the paint O'r varnish, removing material will cost less than new much o[ it as you can. doors. Laroc recessed panels should If you are uncertain o, your- ,vood strips self, buy enough material to wide Ttcy convert one door and see now h so are needed. Move the door stop the thickness of the panel on the closing side. Remove care- fully with a chisel and deter mine the new position by clos ing the door. The hinge leaf on the dooi frame will have to be movec by the same amount. (Newspaper Enterprise Assn. it works out. What you will need is a ven- eer of sorts to cover the old surface. Quarter inch ply- wood is available almost any- KKIinC HOOT! 10 muius, r cracker 30 inches. Snow Time where and wil serve the pur. -4 inches Red Man 20 inches, i pose. If you plan to paint the Snowman'20 indies, Blaze 32 in- i door rather than give it nat- should be just thick enough so that they will be flush with the rails (horizontal sections) and stiles (vertical Screw these in place. Next you will have to cut the new panel to size. It. may be i easier to cut the panel about a n 'half inch larger all around, dies Polar Rear SO inches, ural finish, save yourself even (rim jt n is -m placc Crimson Monarch an inches, more money by getting me Thj? problem of bad measuring, faulty cutting or doors that .ire not perfectly scjiiare. Apply clue In IJin raised surfare of Hie "Id door. Fross the new panel in place. If yoi don't have clamps, use one-incl brads a few inches apart to holr the panel in place while the glue dries. Later set the nails and cover with wood filler. I'sc a fine tooth saw to trim. Sand the edges. If Ihc ply wood liiir, splintered, (ill will wood filler and sand. Use screws mstead of nails on hard- If you plan 1o build call Pustaseri Construction Ltd. "We Specialize in Custom Built Homes" 727 8th Street S. 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Woolco Price SPECIAL 8.95 SAVE 2.07 to 8.02 MEN'S ASSORTED CASUAL SLACKS Cotton, Wool and Corduroy. Wide assort- ment of stripes and plain shades. Sizes 28 to 36 (Not in oil Reg. Wooleo Price 9.95 to 18.90 SPECIAL 7.88 WOOICO PHARMACY OPERATED BY JACK AUSTIN PHARMACY (ALTA.) LTD. A Division of the Dominion Citrus Co. Ltd. SPRAY COLOGNE Tabu, Ambush or 20 Carat. 2 ounce size. YOUR CHOICE A.JU SATURDAY 2 P.M. SPECIAL (ONE HOUR ONLY) PURSE CLEARANCE Assocted styles. Red, Novy, Black, Brown or Bone. Reg. Woolco Price SPECIAL 2.7? Open Monday and luesday a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday 9 a.m. to I p.m.) Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Colleger Shopping Moll 2025 Moyir Magrath Drive ;