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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 20, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Wwlntsdoy, Ottebtr 10, THI IfTHBKIDGt HFKALO _ 21 The Homemaker By ELIZABETH BARTMAN Diitrlct Home Economist This is the time of year for a concerted effort in preparation for five months of winter. Preserving of garden vegeta- bles and fruits takes priority over all of them. Just be sure that you are not spending your energy on preserving imported food with a cost higher than what you can purchase already canned or frozen. Figure it out beforehand. Possibly your next priority is airing and washing household linens and whiter clothing. Our publication, "Guide to Home Laundry" may be useful. Or- der it from your extension of- fice. In ft you will find sugges- tions on how to launder blan- kets, pillows, remove oily stains from permanent fabrics. Mattress pads of quilted cot- ton can be laundered if well constructed of preshrunk mate- rial and closely quilted. Their quilting pattern will be accen- tuated slightly by laundering. If pads have spots, these should be removed before washing. Soak hi cool water to loosen blood, then wash in hot- test water. Usually perspira- tion stains show on the pads. It may not be possible to re- move these entirely, but they can be lightened considerably by soaking in a chlorine bleach solution made with one table- spoon bleach to each quart of cool water. The freshly washed pads may be soaked; then fol- lowed by several rinses to re- move chlorine. Shrinkage is common, due to the method of construction. When drying hi the automatic dryer, remove before entirely dry. If drying on the line, hang on parallel lines from the two ends. By two people stretch- ing it vigorously, the pad may be restored to its original size. Finish the drying by laying flat. Beautiful cotton quilts that are closely quilted may be laundered in a similar fashion, but only if the materials are strong and the quilting is done closely. Antique quilts may be too fragile to handle thus with- out breaking the quilts. Bright colors which are not colorfast may run or fade. If line-dried be certain to dry hi the shade to try to preserve the colors. It is not advisable to launder down comforters with taffeta or satin coverings. Stuffed toys can come out clean as new. Use only dry suds with a stiff brush when toys are plush. Tie the toy in a pillow case to protect beaded eyes and dry in a dryer. Cot- ton, or other washable fabric toys can go in a washer. Kneac starch solution into fabric be- fore drying. Put a few bath towels into the dryer with the toys, or hang on the clothes Ike to dry when the day is breezy. Draperies can be very tricky to wash. But if you'd like to perk them up, take them down and let air currents hi your dryer, or a breezy day, blow Ann Landers DEAR ANN LANDERS: I have never heard such stupid advice in my life as what you gave to the man with the overweight wife. You said maybe HE wanted a divorce and used her fat as an excuse to unload her. Did it ever occur to you that maybe SHE wanted an excuse to drive her hus- band away? I assure you that is closer to the truth. Any wife who thinks so little of her husband that she would continue to stuff herself like a pig deserves no sym- pathy. I have observed these horrors in the supermarket load- ing their carts with soft drinks, potato chips, ice cream, pies, cakes all the things they shouldn't have. A woman who will not give up the fun of eating rich food so she can took like a human instead of am elephant does not deserve husband's love. Imagine carrying candy in her purse, like a baby with' a pacifier. Disgusting! When I read that I blew up. And you come out with the absurd statement that some men love their wives in spite of their fat. How could they? Cruz DEAR SANTA: They could because they attach more im- portance to other things such as emotional support, intelli- gence, ability to communicate, dependability, devotion, and let's not forget a sense of humor and a cheerful disposition. DEAR ANN LANDERS: "Retired Husband In Modesto" might sound like a "Pussycat" to YOU, but I'll bet his wife has another name for ham. So he doesn't want to be a flunky or an errand boy. Did it ever occur to him that the only way his wife can get him out from under her feet is to send Mm someplace? I five in St. Petersburg, which is a haven for the re- tired, and we wives help each other survive by exchanging ideas on how to keep the old boy busy and out of our hair. The best plan is to give him specific responsibilities. For example: lawn or garden work, taking care of the car, vacuuming, waxing the floors, minor carpenter repairs, win- dow washing. Demeaning? Heavens no! It takes a big man to do little things and those "little" things can add up to a lot of help. Spread the word, Ann. In Time DEAR LEARNED: Consider it spread. DEAR ANN LANDERS: My husband and I have been married nine years. When we were going together he used to tell a few lies but since we've been married he's been a lot better at that sort of thing. Last week he called me "Rose" in his sleep. I thought was imagining things because it was sort of a mumble. Last night I heard him plain as day. "Move over, he said. This morning I asked what it was all about. He Rose is the nickname of a fellow he works with Rosenheim Is his real name. I have heard him talk about this guy before. Should I phone up the personnel director? Would it get back to him if I did? Please advise. Rose DEAR NO: Don't start poking around your husband's place of employment. Trust him. If he's playing artntnd you'll smell something sooner or later and it won't be a rose. Please send inquiries and requests to Landers Reader- mail Department, Chicago Sun Times-Dally News, 401 North Wabash Ave., Chicago, HI. 60611. s... throwing away old love letters. a out an of town A miscellaneous shower wa held recently in honor of Mis. Janice Toth, bride-elect of N< vember 13. Assisting the hos ess Mrs. Lorraine Bruycker was Mrs. Eileen Roelofs, cm sin of the bride-elect. Receiving guests on Thun day, when Dominion Rcbeka Lodge No. 41 hold the annua tea and bazaar will be Nob Grand, Mrs. Ed Stockdalc, an Mrs. A. Roberts, DD presiden Servers; Mrs. A. Dawson, Mrs R. Lindcrnian, Mrs. E. Scot Mrs. D. Cooper, Mrs. S. Pisk Mrs. M. Hamilton, Mrs. R. G; gi. Mrs. A. Hamilton is charge of kitchen. j-amil MISS ROUGHRIDER Janice Hogg, 18, of Moose Jaw, was named Miss Saskatchewan Roughrider Sunday at the Western Football Conference game between Riders and Calgary Stampeders. Miss Hogg, sponsored by the Moose Jaw Jaycees, is a five-foot-four blonde with blue eyes and she plans to further her career ns a dental hygienist. Susan Young of Regina was first runner-up and Beverly Hulme of Regina was second runner-up. of local kappminai St. Augustine's ACW Eve- ning branch is holding a rum- mage sale Friday at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 9 a.m. in the parish hall. The Lethbridge Old Time Dance Club will hold a dance at the Assumption School, 24th St. and 14th Ave. S. at j.m. Saturday. Everyone wel- :ome. Daughters of the Nile Iras Club No. 4 second annual fash- ion show, Concept 71, will be held at the Yates Wednesday, Nov. 3, at 8 p.m. Mrs. Lou Gore-Hickman convenor. Tick- ets available from all Daugh- ters of Nile members. Fort Macleod square dancers will hold their regular dance Wednesday at p.m. with round dance practice at 8 p.m. hi the elementary school. AH dancers welcome. Women are asked to bring a box lunch and cups. Original Pensioners and Se- nior Citizen's Society Ladies Auxiliary will meet Friday at 2 p.m. hi gym 2 Civic Sports Centre. Bingo and lunch will follow. A good attendance is re- quested. The Annual Chow Mein Sup- per and Bazaar of the Japanese UCW will be held at the Japa- nese United Church, 9th Ave. N. and 9th St. Saturday from 4 to 8 p.m. Sweet and sour ribs will be included in the meal. Take-outs will be avail- able. There will also be homo baking, Japanese foods and fresh vegetables. The George McKillop Home and School annual Halloween tea and bake sale will be held Saturday from 2 to 5 p.m. at 21 St. and 5th ave. N. The Anne Campbell Singers will hold a Goodies Sale after each performance of the oper etta Puddinhead The Firs on Saturday and Sunday, and for a private showing for Gal braith School at p.m. on Oct. 25 in the Yates Memorial Centre. LCI Library needs boolts The LCI library is in need of several thousand more books before it can reach an adequate level for a school its size. The expansion of present fa cilities was discussed recentl by the Parent Advisory Grou of the Library Committee hope of increasing the boo supply. At present, the library has books, but needs a tota of if it is to provide prop er facilities for the students. Walter Penner, librarian for the school, said that ideall there should be 10 books pe student available in the library He said that a proposal has been put before the schoo board asking for to be set aside as a library fund an used over a three year period No word has been heard on this proposal as yet. The library is lacking in sev era! sections, particularly psy chology, sociology and relatec humanities subjects. The committee is hoping for donations to be made from concerned persons in the com munity as the need is increas- ing steadily. 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