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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 21, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 Tilt IEIHBRIDOE MCRAID Friday, July 51, I97J HOME OF THE WEEK A modern four-bedroom side split which could he built on a 60 loot lot. Main floor contains large Living and Dining area plus a spacious Kitchen with ample table and storage space. Family room on lower floor has fireplace and sliding glass door lo Patio. A convenient wash- room is located close to the side entrance. Bedrooms are on Ihe upper floor. Master bed- room has private wasliroom and dressing room with two large closeLs. Also on this floor is a full bathroom and a cedar lined closet. Utilities are locat- ed in the full basement be- neath tbp. Living dining area. Construction is a combination of Brick and Stone Veneer wilh fireproof (metal or asbestos cement) siding above. Design is suitable for any type of heat- ing (Copyright 1972. Toronto Star Syndicate! Care necessary in refinishing In rcfinishing the veneer on an article of furniture, be ex- tra careful when doing any sanding. Use fine grit abra- sive paper and sand lightly to avoid going through the ve- neer. Design No. C-696 Main Floor 760Sq.Ft. Upper Floor 850 Garage 410 IIOMOGRAF CO. OF CANADA 40 JARVIS ST. al KING EAST TORONTO 1, ONTARIO C Please send me further details about how to obtain standard builder blueprints for Design R3-69G Or enclosed pleast find Sl.OO (plus 25 cents for hand- ling and mailing) for which send me the new Design Book entitled "Fourth and Country Homes Designed For Canadians." An additional 18- page book of duplex and multiple income home des- igns is available at 50c tax free. NAME ADDRESS How lo remove paint (Leth.) YOUR GARDEN By Isabella R. Young, F.R.H.S. APIIIDS subject of garden pests is a vast one, and a very important one. As much as try to get rid of them one year, they are back with us again the next year. Aphids have sur- vived for millions of years and probably will For many more. A paragraph from the Leth- bridge weekly letter stated: "It is of interest that an aphid, em- bedded in clear amber, was found in the tailings of an open- pit coal mine near Medicine Hat. The bentonites that over- laid the amber-bearing coal have been radiometricaUy dat- ed as being about 72 million years old. Fossils of five other .species of aphids have been found in England and Den- mark. Those from Denmark were in amber calculated to be 35-50 million years old." We should try to keep aphids under control because if we didn't we wouldn't be able to live here. They seem to be the number ONE pest in this area and elsewhere. In fact, re- search has proven they are the world's most serious pest. They are plant lice, small and some- what pear-shaped and can be red, green, black, yellow or brora. There are over known species in the world wilh 100 to be found around tliis area. They have beak-like mouths which Ilicy insert into a leaf, bud. stem or root of a plant and suck oul the juices. They spread disease from one plan! lo nnolher. Until late sum- ilislory lesson ('hard or Swiss chnrd grows flild in the Mediterranean area and was known lo gardeners as long as Ihc -Ith century B.C. li. is a licet wilh a small, inedible rool, hut highly developed leaves. It is thought that our licet was developed from chard. There's a difference M'ilh an electric table saw, Ihe wood is pushed into Ihe re- volving blade. With a radial arm saw, the blade is pulled Into the wood. mer, they are wingless. Did you know that these insects produce at such a tremendous rate (under favorable condi- tions) that it would be possible for the progeny of a single aphid to weigh many millions of tons by the end of a year, but fortunately, with controls, this will not happen. Natural pred- ators such as birds, Lady Bugs, etc. do a tremendous job in helping lo eliminate many of them. There are other factors too which tend to cut down on their population. In cool, rainy weather, reproduction is slow, and it also is in hot weather. If at all possible, I don't like using insecticides, but some- times it gets to the point where chemical controls become nec- essary. I wash off my trees, shrubs and flowers, etc. almost daily with water from the hose, which does help to control aphids and other pests, but this is often not 100 per cent suc- cessful. If you notice the leaves of plants distorted and curled, and turning red or yellow, check the underside of the leaves and you will discover aphids. On trees aphids can cause leaves to be twisted or curled or galls to be formed When the aphids are inside the leaves they are almost impos- sible to control by ordinary methods. This is where your syslcmics are useful. You can use Cygon paint- ing a six inch deep hand around the tree, just below the lowest branch. For large Irees. you lake live times the diameter of the trunk, that is. for a four inch diameter trunk, you would paint 5 times 4 or a twenty inch band completely around it. fAI- ways be sure to read the direc- tions on the Another chemical w h i c h gives good control is maln- Ihion which should bo sprayed on the underside ol the leaves to he more effeclive. Nicolime sulphate (Black 40) may also be used. Hencat as neces- sary. On non-edible crops you can also use Protexall Granu- lar Systemic Insecticide, an- other one of the systemics, which is just sprinkled around plants, cultivated lightly in and then watered. This gives very good control for up to four weeks. It should be mentioned that malathion is not as effec- tive when the temperature is below 60 degrees F. Mrs. E. What is a good fertilizer to use on house plants? I have both flowering and foliage type. Ans. For most house plants you can use 20-20-29, but for tropicals or foliage they require a little more nitrogen so you could use 18-12-6 NOTE: AH questions should be sent with self addrcssed- stampcd, envelope to Mrs. I. R. Young, 3G20 Centre B. St. N.W.. Calgary lhbridge on No- 3 Highway, PHONE 345-4633 This cabinet has many uses liy Donald It. Itrnnn When we designed this cab- inet it was planned as ;i ward- robe for a child's room. Draw- ers were placed on our side, with space (or clothes in (he oilier half Folks like the unit so much we bcpm receiving Icltcrs, lots of letters IcIlJnR us how each vriler built a secon.l unit as a record cahincl, bar or hi fi cabinet, etc. Seems every- one liked Ihc size and design so much they found use for one in almost every room. Measuring 43 inches wide, 1.1 inches deep nnd in inches hlRh Ihe cabinet can be used to slorc china, silver or linens ns read- ily as hi-fi components. The amplifier, record changer and AM can be placed on one side while the other half provides room for speakers or where separate speaker cabinets are used space for record storage. The patlcrn offered below lakes all Inc. mystery out of building. The material list tells what to buy and where each piece is used. .Simplified step by step directions arc written in language everyone can c'car- ly undcrslaml. Hcsl of all no special tools or skill arc re- quired. Send SI.25 in rash or money order for Modem. Cabinet, Pat- tern No. lfl.1 lo Ilcr- iils, P.O. moo, Postal Stalion Toronto. Ontario. Send additional for ralaloguc il- luslralini; over other JluiUI It Yourself projccls. WOOLCO July 19th to 29th i a 3-Piece Table Set Includes a coffee table 4 and two step lables (or Ihe ends of ihe couch. They are finished wilh a walnut arborile lop and brown mouldings. Coffee table is 16x40x- and ihe step tables are Sheepskins The perfect decorator much -for any roorr 5 sq. ft. Swag lamps 12 .99 Modern design at a re- sonable price. Spun acrylic swag lamps that will enhance any decor Wilh a handy chair swikh. 6 sq. ft. .99 29 .99 SET PICTURES Choose from assorled out- door scenes. They meosure 11, TopcT COFFEE SET WOO While 4.OO BEDSPREADS MARQUISE COOKWARE Assorled IMPRESS SHEETS AND PILLOWCASES They come in white cd Each 13.39 paLOWCASES TO WATCH and Pair STORAGE SHEDS Storage space is always a problem around ihe home. The answer, an outdoor shed. They are Green and White in color. 6' x 5' Special 49.99 B' x 7'. Special S88 10' x T Special THROWS Foam backed throws. Floral patterned in colors of Gold, Green, Blue and Melon. 60x70" Special 90x70" Special 13.96 120x70" Special 19.96 140x70" Special ROLL AWAY COTS [deal for unexpected] guesls. Folds for easy storage. EACH 28.88 RECLINER CHAIR Exceptional quality and design by Vogel of Canada. Green in color. 2 only. EACH 4 DRAWER CHEST Colonial style with antique maple finish. EACH AND CHAIR Slyled by the House of Brae-more. In colon of Antique Gold, and Fern. 3 sets only. YOUR CHOICE JPfc 1 AREA RUGS 6'x9'. Assorted pa herns and colors lo choose from. SPECIAL Continental Bed 283 coil construction. Includes 39" box spring ond 39" mattress with six legs. 100% Nylon Shag Rubber backed carpel wilh decora lor styling. Indoor use only. SPECIAL 8.35 sq. Court by Ozite Rubber baelted. Indoor carpet. In colors of Red, Gold, Blue. 6 fl. width. 5.95 yd. __ RIVERIA DRAPES Open weave acrylic drapes. In colors oF Gold, Blue, Green Red, Beige ond Stripes. 75x34" Special 19.96 100x84" Special 25.96 150x84" Special 39.96 NYLON PLUSH An outdoor carpet. Choose from cilhcr Geld cr Green. SPECIAL 4.33 >q. Gri 120x70" 140x70" 6.96 9.9S J3.96 15.96 WHITE CHINA DOGS S'eck china reprodu JPKIAL 19.95 Aluminum Coffee Percolators Mode by Wen Bend. 9 CUD FORTREl BEDSPREADS Throw Slyle QQ( SPECIAL 29.46 BOUDOIR CLOCKS 3.96 KETTIE PINCH PIEAT 1C DRAPES "SPECIAL 2.71 __ IORRAINE GLASS 5.99 OVEN BROILER SPECIAL 5.99 Gold. SPECIAL ocoo, 22.95 USEYOUR I just say IT" Open Daily 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tliunday and Friday 9 p.m. to 9 p.m. College Shopping Mall 2025 Mayor Magrath Drive ;