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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 2, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta THE IETHBRIOGE HERAIO July 1971 Trees add value to a home HOME OF THE WEEK By SHEILA and ALLAN SWENSON Cool your leisure outdoor liv ing with They shade your cool Ihe summer provide more attractive settings for outdoor Equally important from a home owners trees add many extra dollars to property Trees do a lot for your com Recent studies by air pollution control specialists revealed that trees can be ef fective community air condi They give off moisture to lower hot summer tempera They take up and screen smoke and organic gases from the Trees should be one of the first landscape investments you make in a new Theyll be growing while you continue with other Select a well branched tree with sturdy trunk and large fool Pick localions where the Iree will have ample room to Some types like map les spread others like pop lars grow Avoid that urge to plant close to the house or outbuilding where a growing tree will be stunted or rub against the Dig a hole large enough to take fill root ball with six to spare all Mix peat compost or other or ganic mailer and lop soil with Ihe earth you Put a threeio fourinch layer of mixed soil into the Then lower the tree into Cul away Ihe burlap holding the root but dont remove It will decay naturally and roots can grow through the bur Fill the hole halfway and waler This eliminates air Then fill Ihe hole com tamp down the soil and add a pail or two of Leave a saucer shaped de pression Iwo Io three feet from the trunk so rain or sprinkler water will be held to soak in where the new roots Aflei a few months add a handful 01 two of fertilizer around Ihe Trees add to your outdoor liv ing Plant some lliis year to improve your property value and help beautify our New type edging for your shelves Tills attractive home has an impressive ex tended roof shielding the fronl porch and a rea advantage on stormy For its modest 1304 this house achieves an impression of far greater wilh ils roof line extending across the breezeway and Ac lually Ihe house itself is almost the most economical shape to Entering the one finds a coat clos et and powder room The attraclively planned living dining area can be closed off from the front hall by a folding Boy Scouts get grants under plan OTTAWA CP The federal government recognizes the val idily and worthiness of the Boy Scouts of Canada to whom it has provided substantial Stale Secretary Gerard Pelle lier lold the Senate in a The minister said the scouts receive annual grants of up to from the citizenship branch as well as substantial granls from the health depart The read by Senator Leopold Langlois was in reply Io Senator Hart land Molson IndQuebec who asked earlier lliis m o n I h whether the organization would get help from the governments Opportunities for Youth pro gram for projects cross Can Does the government consi der that the oldest and largest responsible boys orgai ization is nol as worthy of sup port as some of the hippy and activist groups already sup Senator Molson asked Pellctier replied that of the million allocated for the youth ha Mans salvation lies with birds your A new concept in shelf edging permits doityouiselfers to produce shelves lhat match any decor with what many of them regard as professional WearresisUmt edgings devel Health plan for animals QUEBEC CP The agri culture departmenl and the Quebec Association of Vcleri nary Medicine Practitioners have reached agreement on a health insurance plan for ani Agriculture Minister Nor mand Toupin told the nalional The which lakes ef fect July is expected to cost the provincial treasury about million Fifty to 90 per cent of veteri narians fees will be covered by the depending on the distance travelled fo visit the sick and the rest will be paid by Some 80 of Quebecs 100125 veterinarians have agreed to join Ihe which will also include a cenlral pharmacy administered by the govern ment department responsible for distribulion of all chemical and biological products used Io Toupin said the pharm acy is expected to reduce drug costs by 40 per cent oped here by Glass Labora are available at hardware stores and lumber yards in 48inch and 96inch lengths in a wide variety of fin ishes for decorative and stor age closets and kitchen The new edg ing is made of durable Cycolac plastic with a thin steel core for added It snaps over the front of gripping it for a lifetime when pres suresensitive tabs are It comes in abrasion resis tant woodgrain and metallic combinations of wood and leathery finishes in pastel decorator and dramatic It may be used on shelving up to i of an inch in thickness and easily cut to length with tin or may be Homeowners can save money by purchasing inexpensive un finished staining and snapping on edgings rath er than buying expensive fin ished HOMOGRAF OF CANADA JARVIS at KING EAST TORONTO ONTARIO C Please send me further details about how Io obtain standard builder blueprints for Design R23612 Or enclosed please find plus 25 cents for hand ling and mailing for which send me the new Design Book entitled Fourth and Counlry Homes Designed For NAME ADDRESS Three huge picture win Ihe centre one a sliding look out onlo Ihe Seldom found in a medium sized home is the third bed or Note the stream lined designed as and Ihe adjacent breakfasl nook with its own extra china The plans show an optional second fire place in the basemenl recrea tion and a fruil closel under Ihe Construction is brick veneer with frame ac Ihe garage in frame This design is suilable for any type of been approved for a project oi the 18th scout group in Calgary and for one by the rover group in Ont Senator Molson had said th boy scouts suggested 116 pro jecls in 10 provinces for Ihe total value of and volving 180 boys for the benefi cf other He comglained that the organ ization did not even get ac knowledgement after submi ting its plans to the state sei retarys department in Marcl Pelletier since applicalions had been receive under Ihe lelephon contacls were used rather thai written YOUR GARDEN By Isabelle EASY TIPS FOR YOU War scrap metal valuable export The islands of Micronesia are littered so much debris from World War n that scrap metal ranks as the trust terriiorys valuable ex TF CATS are a nuisance around your scat ter pieces of orange peel around your flower They hate the smell of House plants can be kept in good con dition when you go on a short holiday approximately two weeks by enclosing in a plas tic bag and keeping out of di rect A large piece of black plastic is convenient to cover a compost pile if you find it hard to hide any other It also keeps the moisture in and helps to hasten decomposi Cutworms can cause consid erable damage in your They are slightly brownish about 1 inch long and curl up in a ball when they feed just under the surface of the cut ting plants off at ground Others may eat the foliage at STAY AND PI If you only have a small 1 believe you are re number of wrap the j ferring to Ihe Creeping Fig stem of transplants with a strip I of setting them so j half of the newspaper is below the soil The paper will gradually You may also use ashes around the plants as cutworms do not like To tint dried use li quid food Do not sub ject flowers to direct sunlight j as this causes some Basic tools are a If you are just a beginner in garden you will need a spading and a long handled shovel is best for a large amount of deep An iron rake is essential for levelling off the earth after it has been For setting out a trowel is almost a There is al Pumila Cubits length A referred to as standard of measurement in the was considered to be the distance from a mans elbow to the tip of his middle II is usually translaied as being about 13 inches in By DONALD BRANN Despite massive warnings o n c e r n ing the destructive changes that have already our natural resources out of relatively few eoplc realize how strongly ur bves are dependent on those of the bees and Last year entire countries were infested with an invasion of caterpillars that stripped trees of their leaves and covered shrubs with a web bing thai destroyed the plants bushes and branches transformed some of the na tions richest communities into whal appeared to be a movie setting for Tobacco Road or the dust bowl of the The ecologists tell us the im balance in bird and wild life was one factor that allowed this conoition to A second soring of the same they destroy all tree lite in the If only one fiftieth of the bil lions spent on welfare were di rected towards increasing our natural we could help more bees and wild life continue to do the job na ture needs Bird feeders and houses pro vide two ways every homeown er can help the birds in their nieghborhocd feel A new book lhat explains how to build four different bird houses and two different bird feeders is now The construction I of each is so every one from a six year old to a senior citizen can build Like nature that links leaves to and branches Io and trees to the needs of birds and building a bird house or feeder also links man Io his Time is mans biggest Every hour that hangs heavy helps destroy his peace of Without peace of mind man has Learning to work wilh his spending every spare hour building helps create tension free time Afler you have provided sufficient facilities for your offer same for sale through church or com munity fund raising Construclion of each house and feeder is simplified to the nth Full size patterns of important parts so simplify con lliese pfojecls are ideal in teaching the slow to learn how to work wilh their Send for How to Build Birdhouses and Bird Feeders to Carpenlry The Lelhbridge Box Adelaide Copyright Tjronlo Star Syndicate PLAN AIR CONFERENCE OTTAWA CP A confer ence on the widening aspects cf civil aviation will be held in Calgary July 7 the Cana dian Aeronautics and Sapce in stitute announced Easy chair fares to summer play places LETHBRIDGE to LETHBRIDGE to VANCOUVER 2 trips daily CALGARY S trips daily EDMONTON 5 trips daily WINNIPEG 2 trips daily TORONTO 2 trips daily BANFF 4 trips daily ways a certain amount of cul tivating to so eilher a hoe or a pronged cultivator will be If you have any trees or pruning shears are For your you will need a good a lawn rake and clippers for trimming tho And dont forget you will need a hose for water ing eilher plastic or along wilh a nozzle and sprink II is a good idea Io label plants in your garden There are a number of good label makers j on the or you can write on the stakes with a If you attach labels to plants with make sure it does not cut into Ihe bark or Now is the time when storm windows are coming off and screeas will be put Are they in need of They should be and possibly a paint job will restore them to almost new To remove any grease or wipe off with a cloth dipped in lurpen tine or paint A cheap paint costs as much in labor to apply as the best so get a first class product which will give longer and better service in the Windows will be less no ticeable if the sceens are the same color as the For brass or alumi i mini you can use an exterior lacquer or spar var Copper and brass require no but aluminum needs a zinc chromate paint Some of Ihe holes in mesh may be filled in when but after the paint is turn the screen over and rub with brush io 1Ar Ikp MSV m to earctw holiday lasy liilmz modem teslroomequinped Stf nicrimf r or SUPER CRUiSfR Ira to sm you Sit back and see the easy wayl GO GREYHOUND and leave the driving to us ool For Iravol conlocl tho Groyhound But 411 5th Street B or your Greyhound Agon or travel When T was in Calgary I visited tbc Conservatory at Ihe Island There was a creeping vine cling ing to the ceiling in the tea but T forgot to the Would know what i1 Rats move in NAPLES Renter Dozens of giant rats the size of cats into the Piazza Dante hero causing panic among lo cal SIMPSONSSEARS Lawn Building Sale 6 5 Gable Roof 8 x 7 Gable Roof 9 x 8 Gable Roof SimpsonsSears lawn buildings are precision built with the finest quality materials for easy erection enamel finish is guaranteed for 3 Use your All Purpose Account with No Down Shelving shown in illustration is not Call 3289231 STORE HOURS 9 to Daily Thursday and Friday until 9 Wednesday Closed at Contra Village 13 and 2 LMhbridga ;