Sterling Daily Gazette from Sterling, Illinois on November 1, 1941 · Page 5
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fjgturday, November 1, 1941 STERLING DAILY GAZETTE STERLING, ILLINOIS Pa ^e Five , Modernization of Home is Check on Menace to Health Know Your Trees 1 And Shrubs Before You Plant Them If You Don't Know What You're Doing See Your Nurseryman Bv Hrr.rv 'Gazette The olri garrirnn sn\s i(.« time now to start \»-.ir pi on mm ol p!am» lnp and unMM'i'intmc trre«, ant Shrill)". With fo» t x- fjitinir- !f»ll i« '"* the ideal time brrnmr tlir seasor Is waning, and dnrmnnrv mstenc of the season of growth is to follow Evergreens will have time to establish themselves before hard Irost |) Is exported. All plantines should »*• made in good, easily-broken soil in brds or pits that are well drninrtl. No plant should be permitted to so into the winter dry. therefore regular watering must be clone until the ground •) freezes. Good soil Is composed of 40 per cent clay loam. 40 per cent organic matter and 10 per cent eandy loam. Early fall planting Is recommended for balled and burlapped evergreens. Most deciduous woody plants i) should not be moved, unless balled and burlapi>rd, until their foliage i* well colored or dropping. Be guided I" the choice of ma tertal and time of planting by a reputable nursery-man, in your » locality. What riiHT '"»> the general rule In eastern New York may be the exception In Western Onto. Most trees move best in the fall, yet silver maples and poplars .move better In the spring. Magnolias transplant best Just as their *' blossom buds begin to form. "•' Among the shrubs, the Japanese enowbaU, Buddlela, sumac, strawberry shrub and tamartx will not endure' the winter when planted in , the fall. : ' Learn to know the ultimate Ik growth of the trees and shrubs you are planting. An Important factor is proper spacing to permit the plant to develop. Too close planting results In unhealthy plant and loss of bloom, as plants neod air all around them. Shrubs I) usually mature In two to three years and trees In 10 to 12 years. Planting for a quick effect Is beautiful only for a couple of ..-*. years, and It Is costly. When selecting; plant material visualize ^ the appearance When fully grown. P Figure out whether it will fill the ' 'intended space, whether It will . grow In shade or in sun and if it demands acid or alkaline soil. < Biwwonu Not Permanent Generous Accommodations in This Roomy Model (flMT KM* PLAN MCONO FtMft PLAN This roomy two-story house Is out of the "low cost" homes cla&s but provides a satisfactory plan for those who can afford a larger home. The living room is rectangular and occupies almost half of the entire first floor. Entrance hall, stairway, dining room, and kitchen make up the rest of the ground floor, while upstairs are two bedrooms, hallway, and bath. ener. Tools must be sharp, clean and properly selected. Paint all cuts over one-half Inch with a tree compound and not an oil paint. Soil tests should be made be- ore planting definitely acid or alkaline-loving plants. Send a sample of soil to your nearest state agricultural experiment station with letter explaining your -desires. Be guided by their recommendations. All trees should be planted in pit* at least two feet greater in diameter than the spread of their roots and two feet deep and as much deeper as Is necessary to permit 6 inches of soil below their roots. Planting beds for shrubs ihould have a minimum depth of 5 Inches of prepared soil. Never Mant nearer than 18 Inches to any building and more if there is verhanging roof. Water Before Planting an tree and shrub as it grew In the ! Foliage is more Important than \ flowwi. .Many plants are beautiful ; when In bloom but are ugly-looking '• the rest of the season. Color of bark and fruit la worthy of consideration. Planting Is best done on dull days when little or no wind is atirring. Never allow the roots to dry out. Protect them with earth or ..a. moist cloth. The 'Importance ol good rich soil •bout the- roots cannot be over- •tressed. Well-rotted manure and •.a 4-12-4 mixture of an organic ' fertliier worked into the soil prior to planting is recommended. Pruning of deciduous plants is necessary to maintain a proper- balance between the top and the roots. Remove all damaged roots lint, and then diseased, damaged or dead branches, before shaping the shrub. Planting places a severe strain on the root system and therefore we must lighten its load by removing from one-third to one-half of the top plant. Never just top prunes. Cut out some of the old wood clear to the _ ground and then prune to give a balanced growth, keeping in mind the natural shape of the plant. Pruning should be studied, as it is agt a Job for an unskilled gard- the mulch into'the soil next spring. Little Hints on How Kitchen Work Can Be Made Much Lighter When you want to turn steak or chops use tongs, out the Juices. pricking lets Plant each same depth as It grew In the nursery. A trifle higher is better as plants are bound to settle In the loose soil. Water each pit to settle the bottom soil. Place the plant In the position in which It Is to grow and at the proper depth. Lay the roots out naturally, work loose any dry soil about the roots to prevent air pockets, use a stick If necessary, fill the hole up two-thirds, . and flood hole with water. Fill remainder of hole with soil but do not tamp, grading surface so that water will drain toward the trunk. Trees should be staked or guved to prevent disturbance by the wind. A mulch of two Inches' of fresh strawy manure or other loose organic material placed about each tree and shrub will conserve moisture during the winter, cultivate To clean the electric waflle iron use baking soda. The lime deposit In the tea kettle can be removed. Simply add potato peelings, vinegar or borax to the water and boil. Pie tins lacquered make useful small trays. To open sugar or salt sacks hold the single thread side towards you, and open from the right. Mica stove windows should be washed with hot vinegar to clean. Adhesive tape will hold down the edges of shelf paper. Raw potato rubbed over the grater which has been used for cheese or lemon rinds will make it easy to clean. Use glycerine to "oil" the egg beater and there will be no unpleasant taste. A little too much salt in food can be balanced by adding a teaspoon of vinegar and one of sugar. When food has been much too much over- salted, cover pan with a clean cloth spread with flour and steam until the flour absorbs the extra salt. Rinse fine glasses in cold water to which the Juice ol a lemon has been added. The dirty mark left in glass flower bowls yields to soaking in sour milk. Coat the insides of salt shaker tope with paraftn And open the holes with a toothpick. If little sausages are rolled in flour before you fry them, the Juicea will be kept in. Roasted meat will not dry up. If wrapped in damp cheese cloth while hot. A little lemon-added to the water in which rice Is boiled will make Fire • Life AND Auto Insurance SURETY BONDS Real EsUte & LOIRS J. leonder Hess 'MOM IM UVaiNCI •UlLOiMO Slight Changes Work Wonders in Antiquated Homes Practically All Ills Can Be Corrected By Modernization Modernization of olrirr homrs a means of ImproMne w»fctv and health of the the or Tapani ha? bren urced hv msuiy pri-wins prominent in the construction mrtu5try Through impro(wr location on wrt and imperfectly drained land, ^onie homes are clump, especially in thR lower stories. On thf other lianti. where bnildine* are placed in a highly exposed position proper heating in winter may be Impossible. Many homes built before construction standards became common subject the occupants to continuous fire hazard. Through defective structure or lack of repair there may be an ever-present danger from accident. Winding stairs take their annual toll in broken limbJ, while rotten floors and insecure raillnn* Rrc high in the list of accident causes.. Defective orientation may mean thai occupants of buildings arc being deprived of sunshine and even of adequate light. Inadequate plumbing or undesirable or defective fixtures may mean reduced cleanliness and increased opportunity for transmission of diseases. Windowless rooms, rooms on narrow closed. court*, or even rooms having only one window mean at least discomfort from hot. humid, stale air and probably reduced resistance to disease. Practically all of these Ills may be corrected through modernisa- tion. With proper attention to planning, most older structures can b« made structurally safe, and every room can be well lighted, well ventilated, nnd equipped for comfort and convenience. Color improves Architectural Lines of Home Brown roof and upper walls, while body, eaves and trim, make this house seem lower and longer. Minnie A. Stone, est., to L. Vandermyde. Prophetstown. James D. Mosher to Frank L. Meyer, Prophetstown. Orln Leland to C. J. Gllroy, Garden City. Chas. A. BaLster to John H. Land- deer. Hopkins township. W. C. Ralnford to Margaret Lahey. Kllgour's subdivision. Oeo. 6. Wing. Jr., Roy K. Thorpe. Portland township. L. H. Reynolds to Wm.. B. Williams. Irwin's sub.. Rock Falls. L. H. Reynolds to E. R. Kloss. Pitney's subdivision. William E. Wililams to L. H. Reynolds. Pltney's subdivision. A. Romanowski to Claude O'Neil, sec. 4 Sterling township. Claude O'Ncll to Moses Dillon Co., sec. 4. Sterling township. . J. B. Mosher to Robert J. Plumlcy. Prophetslown. M. M. Schuchard to Richard E. Heide. Woodlawn subdivision. John H. Powers to May E. Bcatty Martin's add. Chas. A. Wilson to John H. Powers, Summit Place. Sterling. washed by machine. There are ft number of good looking and efli- clent dish washers now on the mar- Reol Estate Transfers William E. Pitney to Frank Ridge, C. <lk S. ex. sub.. Rock Falls. Chas. Brant to Roy Brant. S. B. Machjne Wflsher ttjjhite and help to separate the StCrillZCS Dishes — ...'... It has been estimated that dishes A crown roast cooked upside down j washed by hand have from 80 to 90 will not have charred bone ends. ' Umea as many germs as dishes Building—Remodeling TSEE US! Package Fuel Is Not Expensive '• The true teat of economy in any : fuel i* Its cost per heat unit. You'll •find that i« low when you burn package fuel. [.. With thia clean, easy - to - handle fuel you can keep a small fire going Jfor hours at an even heat. Simply put enough in your furnace to give the desired temperature. Handle it .With your hands, you don't even h«*d glove* for it's wrapped in Clean, neat packages. Perhaps one of the best advant- ages of thlc fuel in Pall is that you can buy it in any quantities you want and there is no waste. Simply buy it by the package. There it no waste with package fuel, you uee every bit of it . . . and that eliminates shoveling of ashes and dirt, Once you try package fuel, you'll find it's the modern way to flre your furnace. Get it at Chamberlin's, 1205 E. Third Street, or phone 797. Ask about the new Fuel Miser Furnace, designed especially for package fuel, fully automatic. THE "LAST WORD" PORCELAIN ENAMEL ON STEEL Til C I ILfc ••••• Don't put up with a dingy, hard-to-clean kitchen or bathroom any longer. Veos is as easy to clean as china. Visit Our Store—See For Yourself LeRoy Killen 406 E. Third St. Phone 926 Concrete Fonntatlwia—Bawarate—SUewalka—Driveway*—Porches A* Ua to MM*—Quick Service. HARRY R. CARLTON CONTEACTOB Stertlnr Phone U2f Monfara Phone 4781 ftttn Stoker Furnace From Round Oak RtpUc* your worn-out h»«iing plant With fttti modern Round Oak Stoker Furnic*. D*iifn«d •ip«> ci«lly for ttoktr firing, it not only maintain! a eon- •tant tamporaturo automatically, but providat tho additional banafiti of Humidification, air circuit. KoB, and cjaaning. luilt to accommodate oithar a Round Oak Stokar, or othar Niakot. Sa« if. QncfJry GARTNER'S TIN SHOP *OCK FALLS PHONE ffl You'll Be Warm WITH A WHITING The winter breeies may blow but the temperature in your home will be even and just as PHONE you want it. Your fuel bills 238 will be lower. Your tripe to the basement will be fewer. That will all be true... if, you have a Whiting stoker. Twin City Electric Co. 217 First Ave., Rock Fallf Need Linoleum? You'll be well pleased with the patterns and price of "MAIRM" We also sell Moultik Asphalt Tile An excellent product for fin-] Ming j)ff basement rooms. Michel's Point Store 1 E. Third St Phone 1052 INFORMATION PLEASE! CALL MAIN 17 For A Connection TO THE LARGEST SUPPLY OF. TESTED - HEALTHFUL WATER IN YOUR LOCAL AREA. 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