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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 1, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta THI IflHMIDCI HBALD WWfMMhy, April 1, Ittt THE DOCTOR SAYS Not All Diabetics Need To Take Insulin By HAYNT G. BRANU8TADT, MJX Writtrthcl After the discovery of Insulin h 1921 diabetes was consider- id controllable. Now, years later, despite the addition of oral anti-diabetic dregs doe- ton are finding to our chagrin thai arterial complication aucb M retiniti-i, kidney ud heart disease, and peripheral are occurring in per- sons who have successfully kept their urine sugar-free for 10 to 10 years. Scene victims, to spite of high Hood sugar level, may produce i normal or increased amount rf insulin. Current research on this phenomenon has not yet provided a clear explanation but one Incontrovertible Jact has emerged. Giving insulin to such a patient does more barm than good. A recent British study indi- cates that prevention depends on the early deteclion of even a slight elevation in the blood su- gar level. If the patient is then treated with tolbutamide and pbenformin the arterial com- plications can often be prevent ed. Unfortunately, the condition DOW called prediabeles is often misdiagnosed as colitis, peptic ulcer or gallbladder disease be- cause of vague abdominal com- plaints or anxiety neurosis be- cause of the palpitations an temors. These symptoms are all due to a low blood sugar level resulting from an over production of insulin in the body. The arterial complications are now believed to be the re- sult of taking too much insulin For this reason, authorities now advocate giving only, enough to prevent the appearance of ace- tone in the urine. The oral drug phenformin, has the advantage of reducing' the amount of in- sulin required to accomplis this. Safflower oil has also been given to reduce the need for In- dia. Three new oral agents, acttobexamidc, gfacnrliannf _ all fffll show further fomise in controlling theaduii- eset type of Q I UgiM pectorfcbut I am taking Pcrft- rate on the advice of my eye doctor. Are there anr bad sets from taking it A Not B yon use the smaB- est don that meete your in- dividuai need. Too large'a dot- age may cause headache and dizziness. Your Horoscope By JEANi DIXON THURSDAY. APmTL t hirtUay Thb coming year you chal- lenge aod scope to npaad your intuitiw omui. activities aad projects be- yond your proent planning. AMES a-April Smooth out any differences that may have arisen yesterday, and get on with activity that counts. No detail it small enough to justify akippinf over, parrku- Itrly wife new material and ideas. TAURUS (April 30-May The general tendency is toward duplication, coaJusicn of extra I details. eta fan la a M- Iwrior performance by keeping your attention OB principles tod eU-estabbDcd procedms. GEMINI (May 21-June People shew different sides of their nature today, according to how you happen to encounter them. Allow for your ova tern perament; things are a bit frantic bit Intel to every- body concerned. CANCER (Jtne tlJurf Double checking a detalV wefl worth the STia FLYING AT 101-Eduord Umbeck boordi a jetliner at Frankfurt, Germpny, for a three-week holiday in the Canary Islands. Born in Djsseldorf in 1869, limbeck, once a pilot himself, rememben daring demonstration flights with Louis Bleriot in 1909. New Regional Government h Changing Ontario's Face By JOE IJUPUB TORONTO (CP) A new type of government, only partly visible and poorly un- derstood, is changing the fact of Ontario. The phenomenon is regional government, an uninspiring term that refers to the shift- ing of municipal boundaries to management lakitj chance to show. LEO 23-Aog. Use you- natural cfarm to ease teo- steas among associates. Attend to any trouble-shooting your work situation requires. Clear off backlogs of routine before iMjyfrmg Qew projects. VIRGO (Aug. '23-Sept. 22) Moods can get in the way of communication stick U> the logic of your argument rattier than the emotional side of your Irishes. People around you are more co-operative (ban usual today. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oet. Ex fravagance is difficult to avoii now. Much creative work achieved 'with even moderate effort. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. a) Seek harmony, among famil and the nearby community Your home and its aestbeti qualities can be improved. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec Make peace early, then le well enough aknoe today. Cre- ative effort is wefl rewardei The evening is excellent for pas times, sports, games. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22Jin. 19 for incomplete or wrong information in making your plans. Drastic dnoges are not favored at this AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. IS schemes fall fa place at a little more expense than you had expected Friends and family are with you in spirit and mood.' PISCES (Feb. 19-March' 20 Get away from your close asso- ciates for a little spell of pri airy, a review of your situation and a cluDce to finish neglect) work. (1370, Newsday, Inc.) Manslaughter Conviction Follows Fight CRANBHOOK (Special Wil- fam Fiscal, 20, of the She taian Reserve, has been sen- tenced to. 18 months in prison on conviction of a charge ol manslaughter by Mr. Justice Peter Seaton. An East Kootenay Assize Court jury convicted Pascai.of causing the death of his 23- jear-oid brother. A father and anoth- er 17-year-o'.d brother were un- to stop a fight between the' I'm young men at the Shu- swap home, near Invennere last Nov. IS. produce "growth areas" where cities, towns and vil- lages can share costs and, presumably, plan their joint future in orderly fashion. Basically, the idea to avoid creating a super-city with its social ills in any one even a Metropolitan Toronto with people in 270 square miles. The effect will be to change Ontario's map forever, alter traditional bases of political power and technically obliter- ate many old and well-known place names. CUNG TO OLD NAMES For instance, the miridpal- ity of Crystal Beach, a haven for years of Americans flock- ing across the border to On- tario's shore, be- comes part of the Town of Fart Erie. But the Americans and natives probably will still call Crystal Beach what they have always called it.' Marlene Stewart Streit, the famed Canadian woman golfer, will still be described as from Foothill. And there will stffl-be.a.Fonlhil post off- least until the federal post office department has other the mu- nicipality is being absorbed In Pelham Township.' The pout office departmen GOREN ON BRIDGE BT CHARLES H, GORVN W TM CtloH TriMM] East-West vulnerable. West fcah, NORTH VAKJ2 OA WEST EAST OQJH8J SOUTH 41087 V10894I OKS 2 Tin bidding: Wrtt North 10 2 0 3V Pass fia Past Opwfcg East and West were wrth la tht'ir opponents from arriving at a. four heart contract, however a more bindllng ol tin de- fensive campaign by West tare wiled a profit for ka side. The opmttg lead o! the epeen of diamonds was won in dommy with the lone ace. The two top trumps were cashed and when East dis- carded s diamond on- the tomd, a third hear was led, picscnling West with Us trump trick, Tit lato womutli lUM a t away from Ms Bug, Sooth won the trick with the qpeen, cashed the king o dim'ihaad. When West b in wftk flw ipeen ot hfartj, hs nmt twitch to the deuce of spadn, reUinlog his ace. East is in with the kijg of tod low a lead thn Sooth's MHwn erUbtttbes Wot'l king fur the setting trick. West should realize that best hope for defeating the contract hinges on finding partner with either Os king of spades.or the of clubs, In order to properly test belli possibilities, he should first w.ikikzi his ace of spades, for, if it turns out Ilia I declarer has Die Xing of spadej, there Is dill lime to make a club play eubse- quenlly. In shorl, Wesl was guilty of placing all hit u Obi bubl, APRIL FOOL! Urry Lewii Ckie Yoof BEETLE BAJLEY-BJ Waller U'L ABNKR-Bj Al Capt has made It clear that it win change its community des- gnab'ons as quickly as On- ario law has dunged numici- boundaries. So far, two regional govern- ment areas have been ere- ted. These are Ottawa-Cartefan, be province's first, born Jan. population which covers a rrjle area inrrnrling Ottawa and Vanier City, its former suburban community of East- view. The second is Niagara, which became operative Jan. this year with a population of in 26 municipalities covering 700 square miles. Ni- agara, includes the cities of. Niagara Falls, Wetland, St. Catharines and Port Colborne. GET COMMON' BORDER One development is that Wetland will have common boundaries with Niagara Falls and Port Colbome through the disappearance of buffer town- ships. Eight other regions are in be planning stage: Hamil- ton-WeDtworth; Kitchener-Wa terloo; Sudbury; Oshawa- WWtby; York County; Hal- ton-Peel; Muskoka, and Haldi- mand-Norfolk The ner regions are de- signed to eliminate fofl mtric- Inal governments-where there are fewer than people. The transition in Ottawa- Carleton has been so smooth that more than a year later there is still a scarcity of complaints. Dennis Coolican, 57, chair- man of the Ottawa-Carletori council, says there has been no active opposition to the new setup although some rural people, fearing higher taxes to pay for a higher ilandard of services, were, at first, suspicious. So far, the ax rate has not changed. Under the program, an area must have a minimum popu- lation base of to to qualify as a growth centre, and must cover major urban areas able to share so- cial, economic and phypical services with surrounding rural districts. Most will operate on the two-tier government system. A lower tier will consist of local and municipal councils operating independently on local matters, and the area government itself, the top Ucr. Tenure System Criticized EDMONTON ten- ure system at the University of Alberta could force appoint- ment tmioeediags irto the courts prendent Max Wyman said here. Tenure, a system by which a professor after a probationary period can receive a permanent posting at the university, was designed to protect academic freedom, Dr. Wyman said. It has reached the point wherfe every faculty member anticipating rejection of tenure is hiring legal counsel, he told a meeting of the general faculty council. "There b no question In my mind that enou-ji loopholes ex- ist to make our present pro- cedures inoperative, and, in- deed, if we keep to our present path, tenure decisions will in the future be made in the courts of the land. Dr. Wyman recomraaided a joint committee of the council and the academic staff be form- ed to examine the system. ,AK COtfT HARATEU. DpGPATCH HA! WT AMERICA HO MORE-AKT HAIWT NO VOTVR so yoM AS A AMERICAN xmzoi- Bak Hotama. rra THE SCHOOL IzlU. IT, _, RULE TO VRETVIRN IT, AND CAN eivE'rr m AND Dik BrtwM Talent Night BARONS (IfNS) The Boy Scout Group Committee is spon- soring a latent right in Ibe Com- munity Hall Friday, April S, at 8p.m. Proceeds will go to the West Wind Scout District. Entries may be given to R, Stemhauer, Prison Escapee Pleads Guilty To Kidnapping KELOWNA, B.C. (CP) Prison escapee James Edward Macdonald, 46, pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges of kidnap- ping and possession of J stolen car. He was remanded In custody to April 8 for sentencing. Macdonald was arrested Sun- day after a search began Fri- day for the kidnapper o( a 14-year-oM Kelowna boy, Dim- can Scott Stewart, The boy's father1 paid fw his release. The boy was picked up Thursday night while hitchhiking near this Okanagan city and was released the next day unharmed, after the had been placed In a litter bin. Police said MacdonaM es- caped early in March from the Agassiz Mountain prison, about 100 miles cast of Vancouver, where he was serving a. five- year sentence fof robbery. WALKS AWAY TORONTO (CP) A frus- trated gunman fired a shot into the ceiling of a milk store here and then stalked out in a huff after Ihe manager refused to hand over any money. Police said David Bishop, manager of the store, was not injured and there was DO struggle. WJUNT HAVE AU. THOSE SPECKS MO C'MCN.SJNEBW, fUSTMEFORAV SHORT RIBS-By Frank O'Neal M-HOWDID htJU SET THEM? V _ BVGS BUNNY OKAY, I GIVE UPi WIU.MX1 STAY FOR DINNER? I THOUGHT VOlrP NfVfR ASK! ;