Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 16, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta
t TH5 IHHBRIDGE W5SAif> Refinish outdoor furniture HOME OF THE WEEK Outdoor wooden (urniUire can he refinished in a number of ways. If il bus been given varnish finish so as to preserve the natural wood look this can be renewed with another coat of spar varnish. Be sure ttio surface is clean. Sand any bare spots smooth and prime with varnish thin- ned according to label Instruc- tions. There are special finish- es available for redwood and cedar. Colorful exterior enamels are always correct. Wicker ami rat- tan are best sprayed with the coating you desit'e. WORLD ALMANAC FACTS Sitting Bull, an Indian chief and prophet, united Indian tribes, which re- sulted in General Custer's massacre In 1875, The World Almanac says. In 1890, when hunger and dis- ease caused unrest among the Sioux, Indian police were sent to arrest Sitting Bull. was killed while allegedly trying to resist arrest. Get, lo, know possible trouble spots Keep your car healthy yourself Blueprints include details for both Frame and Brick construction. poacu -i. ..V Tly MR. 1'IX for most of us, aulo repair Is somellung 1 J f I lo the profes- sional, not a do it yourself chore. Yet a certain amount of care can be given an auto by its owner. It's especially important to have your auto in good shape for a vocation or weekend trip. A breakdown is bad anywhere, but especially bad when you are in some strange place. Since auto makers recom- mend fewer trips into the ga- rage for routine mailers such as lubricalion and oil changes, your car is seen less often by a trained mechanic. Meanwhile, make your sell aware of some of the trouble spots you can find and correcl yourself. How about Ihe radiator? 1 Ihe water is rusly or scummy it should be flushed out and the water replaced. An accu mutation of dirt will lead lo overheating. The air passages in Ihe radiator should be clean. Di- rect a slream of waler through the radiator core from inside so thai you can flush out the leaves, dirt and dead bugs. Re- member, from the, inside out. You don't want that stuff all over the engine. Do this the next time you wash your car. Check the water level in your batlery now and then. When the weather gets he car to stand a few hours to Do not bleed oul excess air ool off. lieal causes pressure when (he tire is hoi. This could o build up in lite tire. leave them badly underinflated CHECK RADIATOR WATER FOR RUST AND SCUM CHECK. CHECK. TIRE PRESSURE CLEAN RADIATOR, "ORE Lawn furniture is easy to build tlioy are cool. Follow ,ne manufacturer's instructions IT tire pressure. Note that the treasure is different when you IBK'V a full bad of passengers. If "you have been driving for ome time in hot weather, let engine idle a little before uraing it off. Let it cool off. drawing off some of heat 'his way will prevent vapor lock and damage lo engini larts. (Newspaper Knlcrprlse Assn.) For a Small Lot This lidy, well designed house is just perfect if you plan to build on a small lol bul need lots of living space. As shown the exterior is in frame con- struction but plans include con- version details for building brick veneer. A generous pic- WE HAVE JUST RECEIVED A NEW SHIPMENT OF TREES and SHRUBS In Containers Plont Anytime Plant pot and all. PLEASE NOTE! NEW SUMMER HOURS Weekdayi 13 Noon- p.m. Saturdays o.m. 7iOO p.m. Monday and Friday eveninai until p.m. CLOSED WEDNESDAYS AND SUNDAYS Lacombe Nurseries Ltd. 5 Milei East of Lelhbridgs on No. 3 Highway, Coalttolo PHONE 345-4633 ,ure window with stone planter nd sheltered entrance add charm to the exterior appear- nce. With an economical 884 qua re feet of living space the design still provides three bed- ooms with cross ventilation in too of ihem. The sweep of the dining-living room is handsome, the U-shaped kitchen is design- ed to save steps, and double ac- cess to the rear bedroom can be a real convenience if small children are to use it. Here is a home that helps you save but gives you all you want or need in comfort, spaciousnes and charm. (Copyright 1972. Toronto Star Syndicate) HOMOGRAF CO. OF CANAflA 40 .TARVJS ST. at KING EAST TORONTO 1, ONTARIO Please send me further details about how to obtain standard builder blueprints for Design R3-354 Or enclosed pleasu find (plus 25 cents for hand- ling and mailing) for which send me the new Design Book entitled "Fourth Edition-Suburban and Country Homes Designed For Canadians." An additional la- page book of duplex and multiple income home des- igns is available at 50c tax free. NAME.................................................... ADDRESS (Letn.) hot, do not overfill the radia- tor, battery or gas lank. The heat will cause Ihe fluid to ex- pand and overflow. In the case of your radiator, it could leave lite water; level too low. When the battery overflows, you will lose electrolyte and corrosion on the outside o! the baliery will occur. Check your tire pressure but do so when the tires are cool. If you have been driving allow By DONALD R. BUANN Almost everyone who sits in this Settee or matching chair proclaims (heir comfort. The curved seat and back make Ihem almost form fitting. Up until a short time ago, building furniture of this caliber took considerable skill, but now, thanks to lull size patlerns and simplified directions, anyone can build these pieces with just a lew tools. A dollar coping saw is about the only special tool required. Since outdoor furniture adds much lo the pleasure of leisure hours, everyone should have the furniture needed. When built according to pattern, prime coated with wood pres- ervative, Ihen painted with ex- terior paint, the furniture can be placed whereever desired with no worry concerning wea- ther, wear or tear. Send 51.60 for full size chair and Settee Pattern No. 32 to Carpentry Depl., The Letlt- bridge Herald, P.O. Box 4090, Postal Station Toronto, (Copyright 1972. Toronto Star Syndicate) YOUR GARDEN By Isabella R. Young, F.R.H.S. SIMPSONS-SEARS Special! Save Gal. One Coat Latex House Paint Reg. Sale 9 .99 Formulated to giva a tough, smooth, durable finish 1o oil ex- terior surfaces. when applied according to label to give one-coat coverage (except on shingles and So easy-to-use. Tools wash clean in soapy water. Comei in 53 a (tractive colours and dazzling whiro. [F AT ALL possible, I don't like to use garden chemi- cats for killing bugs and weeds, etc., especially in this day and age when we are aware of all the pollution around us. A good strong spray from the garden hose does a lot to get rid of some of the pests and digging and pulling out unwanted growth is one solution. Rotating crops to prevent a build-up of pests may he used. Natural enemies should be encouraged. It is reported that some baby lirds eat their own weight in nsects each day. In the winter feed the birds and have a bird >ath for them in the summer. They seem to come from all over the neighborhood on a hot day just to get a drink and re- freshing bath. They do some damage to peas, strawberries and fruit trees, but in the long run, do more good than harm. Even the little lady bugs are welcome visitors in a garden. If you are on a farm and have frogs or toads, they get rid of a tremendous number of gar- den pesls. ilants Cut gal. 3 way Guarantee Acrylic latex wall finish Our very best acrylic latex interior finish thol's Guaranteed toi 1, Give one-coat coverage (when applied according to label in- 2. 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When ;e air is loo dry you feel older because of excess raois- ure evaporation from your ody with the result you re- uire a higher room lempera- ,ure. If there Is too much moisture n the air, it reduces the eva- poration rale of your body so you feel hot and sticky, cloth- ng gets damp and wrinkled. Woodwork swells, drawers stick. In winter If the indoor is loo high, moistura will collect on windows and walls. This moisture may drip down, damaging window sills, draperies, furniture. The mois- ture may freeze inside the as it collects, later bleed out causing paint to blister, etc. There are various models of humidifiers on Uie markel to- day. Each one could be the proper one for your home. A qualified heating and air con- ditioning shop can recommend and inslall the proper unit for your comfort. BLUE MONDAYS A survey showed that 20 per cent of industrial accidents In Japan happen on Mondays. 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