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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 5, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 18 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Friday, Juno 5, 1970 HOME OF THE WEEK This home is not only pleasing to the eye but has a specia' appeal in that it will blend har- moniously in any neighborhood. Unobstructed wall space, bot torn vented picture window plus sliding doors to kitdien and hal are some of the items that help make this home comfortable The lavatory between two of Hie bedrooms is .accessible to both by sliding doors this location gives you actual "bed- room with bath" convenience for all three bedrooms. Tile kit- chen is almost square with ideal wcrk area arrangement. Side entrance is convenient to both basement and kitchen. As shown, a 75 foot lot would be required but with a single gar- age 60 feet is sufficient. Design is brick veneer but details for building in frame or solid brick are supplied. HOMOGKAF COMPANY OF CANADA (I) JARVIS AT KING E., TORONTO 1. ONTARIO. Please send me further details about how to obtain standard builder blueprints for No. Or enclosed please find for which send me the new Design Book entitled "Second ban and Country Homes Designed For Canadians." NAJffi ADDRESS (Lett.) Keep Paint Rolling A roller is a handy tool for painting ceilings according to the Canadian Paint Manufac- turers Association. Here's tip for keeping the paint roll- ing on smoothly. When painting a rectangular room, work across the width of the room rather than the length. This way, you will be able to paint the second strip before the first dries, avoiding the problem of lap marks. YOUR GARDEN By Isabella R. Young, F.R.H.S. HOE STILL BEST WEED KILLER that did not germinate earlier Hand pulling of weeds close to T1FOPT V are often asHne for Plante is a mus( pEOPLb are otten aiding IOT _ seeded> may also IWVV 3CCUCU, tUlU 111UJ some easy way to get rid advisaWe near transplants o! weeds in the garden, and from my experience there is one way and that is to cut them down with a hoe or cultivator while they are young to prevent them setting seed and getting loo deeply rooted, or to get down on the hands and knees and pull them out. The latter is the best and most effective method for shallow, surface rooming plants. Weed- ing by hand is done most effec- tively when the ground is slight- ly moist. Working on it when too wet could cause the soil to become too compact. There are a number of chem- ical weed controls on tlie mar- ket, and if used carefully, ac- cording to directions, they can also be effective. Some of these 'chemical hoes' have limited uses such as for lawns, or only for around established plank in rock gardens, flower beds or shrubbery, or for pe planting, which kills all plants pesent and you then have to wait at least three weeks before plant- ing anything. Whether you weed by hand or chemicals, in either case, once over is seldom enough as new plants arise from other seeds perennials where injury from the hoe could occur. Mulching is an effective waj to control weeds and at the same time conserve moisture Peat moss is very good for this as it is weed and disease free and is clean and easy to han- dle. Another kind of mulch thai is increasing in popularity is the use of crushed stone, which is especially useful around low shrubs and evergreens. Some people put a layer of plastic down first, punching small holes at intervals, before using the crushed stone or other material Another major group of un- wanted plants in gardens or or- namental plantings are those from underground perennial roots. These are more difficult to eradicate or control. The only way to eliminate these tap roots, stolons, etc. is by deep cultivation where it can be un- dertaken or by using a trowe or similar tool, to remove and destroy all unnecessary parts When an ornamental plant is faadly infested it should be dug up and re-set, after careful re- moval of tlie undesirabla weec parts. 23758 1965 DODGE 6 cyl., standard. X388A 1966 CHEV. Biscaync, V-8, 4 door, automatic, radio. Was less 25% 417 NOW ONLY 4 door, WO! less 30% MOW ONLY 41J7A 1966 BUICK Wildcat. 4 door hard'lop. loaded extras. Was less 30% 712 NOW ONLY 235.1 1965 PLYMOUTH 6 cyl., 4 Was Lesi 30% NOW ONLY USED CAR DISPLAYS Cor. 20th Si. and 3rd Avo. S. Cor. 10th SI. and 3rd Ave. S. PHONE 327-1591 The assortment of vegetation in many lanes may be kept in control by the use of Paraquat- diquat formulation herbi c i d e. Soil sterilizing chemicals have their place, but should not be used where they might wash down to reach the roots of de- sirable plants. Mrs. D. I have a Hoya plant and want to repot it. Could you tell me the best potting soil for this? Ans. 1 part loam, 1 part sand and 2 parts peat moss with the addition of a little bone- meal, well rotted manure and crushed brick. Remember, these plants grow best when potbound. a Any questions should be sent with self addressed, stamped envelope to Mrs. I. Young, 3620 Centre B. St. N.W., Cal- gary 43. No Jobs Available In Alaska SEATTLE, Wash. Iff) There are so few jobs in Alaska the state is paying a group of college students a month to man points of entry and ward off prospective workers. "We're trying to get the word out that right now Alaska has no jobs and no said Gary Selk, 21, Alaska Methodist University student from Anchor- age who mans a special booth at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. "I'm living proof." Selk said Tuesday. "I wouldn't be work- ing if I didn't have this job for the summer in Seattle." Alaska's health and welfare' department selected students from AMU, the University of Alaska and Alaska Community College to take up posts at the ferry terminal here, the airport and at similar facilities in Blaine and Sunias, Wash., and Sunburst. Mont., and in Minne- sota as well. "In an eight-hour shift we managed to convince two guys to turn back their airplane tick- Selk said. "We just tell them there's nothing. Even our own residents who live out of work.1' Thousands of persons have to Alaska seeking work on levelopnient of the North Slope oil fields. Selk said. "lint the public doesn't realize 'hnt construction of the oil pipe- line and ils proposed parallel road from the North Slope to tlie Gulf of Alaska has been de- Selk said. He said of them out of work in Fairbanks, the jumping-off spot for tho North Slope. Alaska's unemployment rate, Selk said, is 13.1 per cent. Tho rate in Washington slate is 8.2 per cent, Do-It-Yourselt Ten Timely Tips On Tanning While observing heavenly bo- dies at the beach this summer, your answers to the burning question will determine whether you wind up wilh a golden tan or a lobster red back and shoulders that keep you out of work. By taking advantage of these pointers for palefaces you can have a healthy tan Ihat will secure your place in the sun. 1. Decide what area of your body you want to tan, then dress accordingly. For exam- ple, if you're a gal and want to tan only your face, shoulders, arms and legs, a strapless sport dress should do; for tan- ning more of your body, a mod- est swim or play suit is prob- ably the answer; or if you want as complete a body tan as pos- sible, a bikini is almost a "must." Plan protection for your hair and eyes, too. Ultra- violet rays actually penetrate your eye-lids and can hurt your eyes if you don't protect them with sunglasses or pads of cot- ton. 2. Select the place for your sunbaths carefully. For the most successful tanning, a pri- vate patio has many advan- tages over a public beach. For example, on a patio or in a back yard, it's easier to have all your sunning accessories close at hand; easier, too, to time yourself so you can turn more frequently for a more even tan. 3. Be well aware of the time of day and (lie weather. The sun's rays are most intense from 31 a.m. to 2 p.m., so sun- batliing is much safer before and after those hours, and there is very little danger of sunburn before 8 a.m. or after 4. p.m. Build Your Own Yard Fireplace If you long for.-, a picnic out of doors, but find no pleasure in bumper to bumper traf- fic, a happy solution to your problem can be found in the pat- tern offered below. V. tells how to build a fireplace in your own backyard. This permits "dining out" whenever the mood stim- ulates the desire. Everyone, young and old, likes a picnic. When hot dogs, hamburgers, steaks or chops are cooked out of doors, the disposition as well as the diges- tive system benefits. The fire- place illustrated helps provide the chef with just the right place to practice his culinary magic. Simplified directions assume you have never built a fire- place and explain every step in language everyone can under- stand. Illustrations show exact location of all bricks in each course, while directions explain how to mix concrete. Bricklay- ing offers many benefits. It not only provides an economical way of building a fireplace, but also a cure for nervous ten- sion. Taut nerves relax as the mind and body adjust to the steady rhythm of bending over, lifting, applying mortar and placing brick. The concentra- tion and physical effort make a healthy, therapeutic combina- tion. For fun at home and pic- nics without traffic problems, build this outdoor fireplace. Send in cash, cheque or money order for Pattern No. 73 to Carpentry Dept, The L e t h- bridge Herald, Box 806 Adelaide St. P.O., Toronto 1, Ont. Editor's Nolc The Her- ald does not handle these pat- terns am! it is necessary to send requests for patterns to the above address in Toronto. Please write the address as printed. Although cloudiness and rain reduce the amount of burning rays which reach your skin, it's very possible to get a serious burn on an overcast day. Re- member, too, the reflection of ths sun's rays on water and sand increase sunburn danger, so you can burn under a beach umbrella or a shade tree. Over- cast skies may even increase the danger of sunburn for the humidity softens the external, protective layers of your skin. 4. Know the difference be- tween tanning and burning. Ac- cording to researchers, tanning is caused by careful exposure of the skin to certain invisible ultra violet rays of tiie sun. First, those rays penetrate the skin, causing the formation of color granules which gradually migrate to the surface, thereby causing the skin to take on a deeper tan. At the same time, the outer layer of skin becomes thickened, which offers addi- tional protection from burning rays. Overexposure to the sun's rays, however, damages the epi- dermis, causing redness, pain and iaflamation. 5. Use caution to the length of your exposure to the sun. Because individuals vary great- ly in their ability to tan, it's safest to start with only a few minutes in the sun each day, then, as your skin becomes sun- conditioned, gradually increase your exposure time. In general, 20 minutes exposire in the noon day sun will cause some red- dening of untanncd skin, al- though the redness may not show up for several hours. Peo- ple wilh dark complexions are much better able to cope with sunlight than individuals with blue eyes and fair complexion; if you're a redhead or if your skin is dry, you should be very careful about sunning. 6. If it's a tan you're after, protect your skin with a lotion that filters out the sun's burn- ing rays but lets the tanning ones through. Without any pro- tection, it takes only a couple of hours in the sun to turn your skin red and sore. 7. Heapply and watch your eyes. Remember that your sun- tan lotion is washed away each time you take a dip. Even if you don't go in for a swim, nor- mal perspiration may carry away your thin lotion coaling in two hours or less. It's also important to remember, each time you come out of the water, to put your sunglasses or other eye protection back on; ultra- violet rays can penetrate your eyelids and seriously impair your vision. 8. Cover up for safety. Loose, lightweight clothing, closely woven and dry, gives the most protection. Damp beach towels aren't much help. A hat with a wide brim helps prevent sun- stroke, and a beach umbrella means added safety, especially for children. 9. The sun can simmer your skin without your knowing it. In fact, according to doctors, sunburn can be accompanied by more violent reactions such as fever, chills and nausea. Sun- bathers often make the mistake of dispensing with protection or cfl staying out too long on a cloudy day, because they don't realize that the sun's burning rays can come through clouds and even fog. 10. Some people really don't have such thick hides as their brunette and brownette bud- dies. Studies show that, pigmen- tation factors being equal, men are about 20 per cent more sus- ceptible to sunburn than women are, and that children are more sensitive to the sun than, are adults. Regardless of your age Hippocrates, the of Jived during the Golden Age of Pericles in the 5th century B.C. He is .regarded as the first man to base the practice of med- icine on observation and study rather than supersti- tion, The World Almanac says. Many medical schools still use the Hippocratic oath as part of their gradu- ation ceremonies. Doctors taking the oath pledge not to divulge confidential in- formation about patients. Tips Ou Usiug Paint Brushes The right paint brush light- ens your work, hints the Cana- dian Paint Manufacturers As- sociation. Let the surface and type of naint determine the kind of brush you use. If you plan to apply water based paints to a large area, a calci- mine brush wtih very long, elastic hog bristles will save you time and energy. When ap- plying oil-base paints and lac- quers, use flat or chisel shaped enamel and varnish brushes. Make sure any brush you US6 is of the best quality. or skin type, you'll cut down your chances of burning if you choose your time for sunbath- ing carefully. Chances are, when you know how to protect yourself against the hazards of sunburn, you can have fun in the sun without tho warm weather getting under your skin. I KEEP DOGS and CATS AWAY With tlicm on. Won'r wain off. PROTECT EVERGREENS, SHRUBS, ROSES, FLOWERS, GARBAGE CANS, FURNITURE, ETC. HARMLESS to Plants, PCM and Children Said by Lawn and Garden Dealers Manufactured by Jahnron Nurseries Ltd, Kingston, Ontario If you plan to build call... Pustaseri Construction Ltd. 'We Specialize in Custom Built Homes" 727 8th Street S. Phone 327-7663, 327-5905 ALEX PUSTASERI WHEN YOU BUY FOR A LIFETIME-INSIST ON THE BEST-A PUSTASERI HOME Killex destroys lawn weeds even misses Right? Dead riaht. An overall application of Killex is a pretty sure bet to wipe out every weed in your lawn including ths lough ones that resist weed Killers. But once In a while a pesky weed or two will manage to sneak back into your lawn. In which case you bring out !he Killex Aerosol Spot Weeder and of comeback. Killex has a triple action that kills dandelions, chickweed, clover and most problem weeds. It's guaranteed to work, loo. By the Green Cross people. Or your money back. Division of C1SA Company Limited, Dorval, Quebec PRODUCTS '0 Math Rcg'd. LAWN AND PLANT CARE S 1 ill t Vegetable Garden Potato Dust. Controls One of the most and contains carbaryi things about feeding your insects. etables is to use a balanced tilizer. One of the best balances for steady growth and quality is the 12-18-9 formula of amount of fertilizer you give your roses will have a big bearing on how long and how Cross Lightweight Flower, Shrub Tree Pood. But the bushes flower. So keep the blooms comingl Feed your quick results you nfay generously with Light- to use a "levelformula" Shrub Trea 20 Water-Soluble Plant plus plenty of water. _ A few other to clean up those aphids For 'Insects and other insect pests Dusfc regularly with Gardal Hose and Orna- purpose Flower and Vegetable Dust.' Ideal for most Spray. Or if you prefer a dust, use Green Cross Rosa Regular use of these in- For Insccis Only will also Guard containing rotenone your roses and other an effective treatment from diseases can be used right up to harvest time for many beetles, as ]JIack Spot and Mildew. And take note: Gardal pillars and aphids. for Use no visible deposit to mar the beauty of the leaves, f PARSONS HARDWARE Shoppers' World-327-7066 "YOUR LINK HARDWARE" Southern Alberta Co-operafiva Assn. 7 Slorci to Serve You (Carry Complete Stock) HOYT'S DOWNTOWN 606-608 3rd Ave. 5, PhonB 327-5767 LYLE'S HARDWARE 414-416 13lh St. N. Phorw 328-3541, 328-3545 MOSSEY 9th AVE. HARDWARE 1522 9th Ave. 5. 328-3684 North Lethbridge Hoyfs 324 13th St. N. Phone 328-4441 ;