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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 25, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 24 THE LETHBR1DGE HERALD Friday, Febiuary 55, 1972 HOME OF THE WEEK to f v Emergency rujNiim strictly temporary WHYS to fix leaky water lly Mil. FIX There arc few events llial conic niojo clearly under Ilic heading of an emergency re- pair situation than o burst or leaky water pipe. Broken win- clews come c 1 o s c. So do slup- pccl-up drains. BuL with water coming out of a pipe, speed is essential. Don't panic, but move quickly, 'flic first thing lo do is turn off Hie water. Now that may seem, clcmen- l ary but people have IMJCII known to wrap rags, tape and the liku around a pip? with the water spurting away. No repair, temporary or per- manent, is possible under such a condition. Most water lines have sep- arate shut-off valves. If this one doesn't, turn off the jnain water valve. You will find it where the water line raters the house, pncrally at the front. Seme emergency repairs arc temporary. A wad of I flit1 wing gum and a few layers i of for example. One Hint will last indefinitely is a E-JIC- j t-iai pipe clamp Most hard- w a re and plumbing supply houses carry clamps made just, I for this purpn.se. Two metal halves, lined with rubber, fit around Uie pipe. Nuts and bolts draw Hie clamp tight aflor you I have it in place. Think what else you might use. An old piece of garden liose can be used. Never throw away an old garden hose. Save a pieces any way. For a leaking pipe, slit the hose and place it around the pipe. Hold it, in place with hose clamps. If you don't, hnve a hose clamp, use wire, twisting tightly with a of pliers once you have it around Lhs patch. 1 A piece of rubber from an old inner lube can substitute 1 for the hose. Use plenty of electrical Sometimes lay- a point, and then pound it int- of t a p o, wrapped in the hole. Wrap l.rpu aixuiii opposite dim-lions, will do the those trick all Another temporary repair can be made by pulling a plug in the hole in the pipe A wood screw (or any si'lf-lapping screw) can U> inserted in the hole and lightened until it grips A little pipe compound or even glue around the screw tin-ends first will make it that Nevrr turn on the water un- til after you have your pale: securely in place. ICvcn if ii docs leak a Hllle it isn't as bail as a Ml force spray until yon can get around to pi-rimini'iii repairs. occurring near a joint indicate the jninl. nerds repair- ing. Threaded joints should be1 much heller. You also can j taken apart, ccalcd pip; make a wood peg, shaving it lo compound and nut back logeUi- tr. A suldcred joint, will have to he liikm jmarL by mrllius the solder a blow torch, Healing hint To gel Uie mosL heat from your heating system al thr low- est cost, keep all heaters free from obsl rue! ions if you cover a radiator or block off a heal duct, no matter how well your gas funincc is cporaling, I he heal can't get through and the room, temperature will drop. Clean the pips end.; and fittings of old solder before ix-soldur- ing. For a permanent repair in a pjpo, cut the pipa at lliu k'c.k. rejoin Ills ends with a copper s'ccve thai fils over T homos, is more complicated. Jnce the bad rail is cut oul, .hii new ends will have Lo bo .hrc'.'idcd and joined a uniu.i. If Uie IcaJ; occurs in a run of pipe that can be removed, you can lake It lo a hardware store and have il threaded Oth- erwise you will need a plumber unless out; of your emergency repairs holds up, such as the- pipe clamp. Enterprise Assn.) pipe, still found in some old- Friday In Ihe Western tradition, the Friday before Easter is called (icod Friday because Ihe faithful Christian is ex- pected, on that day, lo live a careful life lot ally free from sin in remembrance of Ihe crucifixion of Christ. DESIGN No. S34-IOI6 ISMSq. Ft. split i-I basis fur ;i This itself convcrUi'.i; .1 j inlo v.i'i Tr centre h.'iil n: in r rooms and Lho 14-1' fiui Ls an f living room i-m svi'.nR drops both arc rear rniry. .la- up over bedrooms, 'T ti and a master brdnvim bathroom v en There a iv Thu ard dininf.1 ;ni nrdi, vpliice in Ihe Donhln a on and L (1 c n room kiichen ;in'i n few slrps a-r? ;ire four 'lie luxurious has r, full ilk through of cup-1 HOMOGRAF CO. OF CANADA 40 .1 ST. at KING EAST TORONTO 1, ONTARIO Please send me further de-tails about how to obtain standard builder blueprints for Design S34-1016 Or enclosed plcnsi, find Si.00 (plus 25 cents for hand- ling and mailing) for which send me the new Design Book entitled 'Tourlh and Country Homes Designed For An additional 18- pagc book of duplex and multiple income home des- igns is available at 50c tax free. NAME ADDRESS (Leth.) boards and ample ventilation. Jusl a few steps down from the main level arc the laundry facilities and a large recrea- tion area with bar. There is room for a handy storage com- partment above the garden room and wasb room, with ao cess from the back bedroom. i For the home planner who j has a lot with a view and would like something differcnf, an al- i lernalivc design S34-1016V Is available with dining living- kitchen area on Ihe top level i above Ihe garage and the three bedrooms and bathroom on the I entrv level. GARDEN By Isabelle R. Young, F.R.H.S. I AM) CHIVES is nni oi-.iy Rood ;i is good (o cat. An (M iloc.s like this. "Chew each dny and live [or it now lo in pardon vhcn tin1 around the of i[ the ground is uorkr.olc and v.cath- er permit. You can. however, start same in poLs indoors There arc .so many things one can do with this line herb. It caji be sown in rous. or is quite attracmc in of differc'il shapes. As ii fri''sw plant it may be snv.n in flower bor- der. II is r! h'ir.l" in Ihe rock garden nr in kvN ,i- an accent plant wlu'rr arnrn leaves contrast, v.i.h niher M a n y people have difficulty in germinal inu pr.--slev seed. It is rather slr.w. lakins up lo 21 days and lines it can he quite crrr.iir m ihe it 1 comes up. If seed is old, ger- nunation may take even long- i er. Soak the seed in warm wa- (er and alter plant- ing, cover lightly (no more than i and then pour the water that the soaked in over the seed bed. Here arc .some solutions that people have run across uhcn dying lo germinate parsley, Mr. J. finally had success by seed in Jiffy pots and leaving in greenhouse until plants were 2 to 3 inches high. They were then set out in the garden. Mrs. W. had sparse germination usually after weeks from sowing. She let a plant go lo seed and gathered il fresh then planted it and in ten days il was up. One lady emptied a kettle of boiling wa- ter where Ins parsley was to be planted. The seed was sown while the earth was warm, which proved to be quite suc- cessful. Perhaps- this will bo GardciiLi's v.ill the new Flcui'.'.Mt that are bcir.p tl-h year by navdea seed conij. Sced.s. liim is re- quired to ynur beau- tiful fur ny or dir.q-f.iu i> m cim- ver.icn! anfi Fleur- ovit Kils. are in Irn pop- ular v.'.ririji ll-.-.l may be pur- chased coast to coast through a n.'luork of >elecl.ivii McKcnzil' S. ilc'ak rs ICacli Ki; ciiiiiL1.! complcle v.ilh pi'lh sred as as six .liffy Miraelc I'ellel.s .ind a p'aqic To .start I'.i.-ili-n, jusl. ailrl water lo Uie of Miracle Pellcls and minulos the pellr.l.s will expanded lo six or iime> iheir original and udl I'm- ]'j.il ar.d enricli- cd. sli'nli.'cd ml in which thn pcllCcd ids may lie urowil. VilK-n have finnvn In a '.-uxl they may hi1 iKiiled fui ihf balcony or planted in ihe garden WillUiUi i i-IMli Inills 11'' ;.oa Mir- -I .''I availahle Ibis season are ;LS follows: F-] llylirid Allan- lie: Celosia plumosa. F 1 o rist ScarlU; Celosia plumosa, Flor- i.--l Gold; I'ctimi.i. F-l Hybrid Grandiflora Wiilc; Petunia, F-l Hybrid Granriiflora Red; PeUmia. F-l Hybrid Gramliflora Hose; PeUmia, F-l Hybrid Grandiflora Red-While; Mar- 'gold. F-l Iljbrid Moonslrat; .Marigold, F-I Hybrid Apollo; Zinnia, Cherry Buttons. Be sure lo I IT these new Fleurovit packages and h a v c your own experience gardening "llw Nice Knsy" wav. OK youth plan TAUF.R (UN'S) Tabor council has endorsed an Oppor- tunities (or Youth program ini- lialed by five universily slu- (Icnls, formerly members of Fiflh Tahcr Boy Scout Iroop. Their pi-ogram is to improve .Scout Island in Ilic Oldman Iliver norlhwcsl. of Tabor by j providing drinking fenc- iiiK, building nalure trails, tree planting and olhcr work. The bnys aro Robert F.aing. David Ri-ilel. Marlin Kag'a. Caimron llamman and Handy i Bell. I liclpful lo those who have ex- perienced trouble in the past in gelling paisley seed lo genmn- Chives arc a perennial of Ihc onion family. It grows C to 9 inches in hcighl. making an ideal plant for pols, or as an edging for vegeLabt or along a path. The finely cut, dark j green, grass-like tubular fo-! liagc is followed by pale mauvo flowers, should be re- moved as soon as they appear. This herb will grow in sun or semi-shade and requires a fair amount of moisture. Sow the seed in early spring and if more thaji ens p'.ar.t is required i thin to sland 10 inches apart. i New" planls may be established by separating the off-shoots from original clump and re- planting. Eventually, the clumps attain a large size and i so should be separated about I every four years by culting with a sharp knife, with each piece containing a portion of Lhe roots Cut the tops as close lo the ground as needed they will soon grow again. Because liiay are milder than onions arc belter by many peo- ple. Use them in salads, in soups, or, baked potatoes, in'. stews, etc. Chives may fro- Z2n. Wash and chop inlo fairly i small pieces Blanch in boiling water for one minute and then rinse in ccld walcr. Piil al once inlo pla.ilic bags. U'ill nol he useful as a garnish as they arc not crisp when thawed, but I h e y arc suilablc for flavoring. Did you know Ihey are recommended as a blood cleanser and genera! tonic? Mr. F. Could you recom- mend a good nasturtium? Mine all seem lo go Li leaves. Ans. First, nasturtiums re- quire a poor soil in which lo grow. If il is overly rich you will get more foliage than flow- j era. A good variety for produc- I ing an abundance: of flowers is Dwarf Jewel which grows 12 inches high All ijueslion'; should be sent with self nildresscil- cnvr-lnpi' tit I. R. Young. n020 Outre It. SI. N.W., Calgary Due m Ihn mimliiT (if idler-, ashing more nno (lurstiini it is in mime lhal only OM'', question ho sulimillnl cadi lime us it is impiiSMhli' for Mrs. Ynmig lo reply In all anil iln her ganlcn- I ing ns well. SIMPSONS-S SIIPF O 1 JCi Save On Men's Easy Care Acrylic Sweater Sets Tomorrow Only Ladies' Opaque Pantyhose Reg. J .ZZ Liltle Friend pantyhose lhat fits everyone from 100 lo 150 Ibs. Flame red, chocolate brown, winebcrry, hint 'o navy, him 'o black. Hosiery Ladies' Opaque Panlyliose easy-cam acrylic In the lat- est bright shades. Solid color car- digan and white short sleeve shirt with contrasting stripes on the mock turtle neck. S.M.L.XL. Grape, blue, gold, orange. Men's Dress Hosiery Reg. Two styles lo choose from, Kroy Wool Cushicn Fool or 10" waul and lycra. Hosl of spring fashion shades. Sizes 10-13. Men's Furnishings Reg. Lillle Friend. One size fils from 160 lo 195 j Ibs. Hint o' brown, hinl 'o navy, hinl 'o black, honey beige. Hosiery Junior Miss Pantyhose Reg. Opaque pantyhose by Lillle Friend fifs 65 lo TOO Ibs. Flame red, hinl 'o black, chocolate brown, honey beige- Hoiiery Lmlios' Fijwk.ni Gloves SPECIAL These dainly lillle gloves arc available In brown or beige. Sizes 61 i to 8. Ladies' Accessories Ladies' Si raw Purses SPECIAL Summer handbags right in lime for you lo slart your spring and summer wardrobe. Navy, white cr beige. Ladies' Accessories 1972 Co-Ed Pholo Coulcsl ENTER NOW! If you can take a piclure and you're a high school sludent under 21 years cf age, you can win one of ihe 35 Across-Canada prizes in Simpsons-Sears Photo Con lest. Firs I prize is a Pentax Spolmaiic II Pholographic Oulfit valued ah over Get full details and an entry blank at our photo counter today. Contest Closes April 8, 1972 Movie Camera Trade-in Now you can trade in your old movie camera and get a: "I fclQ J Zoom Movie Cameru For Only. (Plus or o Zoom Movie Camera 11 O OQ For Only. (Plus JL.LV.VD _______________Ca morns (j'allsinau Wrenches SPECIAL Each Chronift plnicd wrenches rusling. Drop- forged and hardened for durabilily. Limited size range. Hardware W Crniisnum Drive Sockets They're all guaranteed not lo break. Rochets have exclusive quick release feature- '11c i" "C :j Hol Wheels Accessories ;tll sizi'S nvnilablo) Most Sizes Available. RACHET5 i" Di'ivc Drive Ili'K S0.98 l'a.......................... 'r Drive on Ilos. 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Each n value s s Ako sco our wide inngo of cages and Pel Department QUALITY COSTS NO MO KK AT SWI'SOiNS-SKAKS STORE HOURS: Open Daily 9 a.m. lo p.m. Thursday oncl Friday 9 a.m. lo 9 p.m. Ccnlro Village. Telephone 328-9231 ;