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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 2, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 10-THE LETHMIDQI HIMLO-TiMwity, April 2, 1174 Lamb M.D. Dear Dr. Umb I would like your opinion on a woman who has to have a hysterectomy for health reasons. So many of my friends say a woman who has had one isn't any good sexually. Would you please comment on this? It would put many of these women's minds at ease Also, is the woman any different.when she has the operation'' Are other women better partners who have not had the operation? Also, do men prefer women who have not had one9 Dear Reader I get a lot of letters asking-about this. The truth is the uterus has almost nothing to do with sexual activity It is connected to the top end of the birth canal and provides no important feeling for the woman It has no effects at all on the man. Most men wouldn't even know a woman had had such an operation So the answer to the rest of your questions should be obvious Women are just as good a partner, or even better, after surgery Why better9 Since they no longer need fear pregnancy, they often are more relaxed For the same reason a man, if he knew, might prefer a woman who didn't have a uterus. Dear Dr. Lamb I've just had surgery on my neck for hardening of the arteries The blood could barely drip through Can you help me with my diet so this won't recur9 Is it all diet that causes hardening of the arteries9 It is a very expensive operation. I had two on the neck and chest, so no more Dear Reader The same diet principles apply to preventing fatty deposits in the arteries in the neck as those for the brain and heart The disease throughout the body is the same For additional information you may want to read the booklet on balanced diet that I have prepared. Send 50 cents to "Balanced in care of this newspaper, P.O. Box 1551, Radio City Station, New York, N.Y. 10019. The best general recommendation is to limit calories to correct or prevent any excess body fat, maintain physical activity to help you do this. your response as much as the opponents arc You would not have heard a word from the hnd vour misinformation resulted ei- ther in vour missing a grand slam or in their finding the onlv de- fense to defeat your contract a rubber game last night, I led a suit in which declarer held a singleton He hesitated for a moment, pulled a card, returned it to his hand and then played an- other card As a result, I continued the suit and so al- lowed him to make a con- tract that could have been defeated Is there any pen- alty for his action'' R. V., Lancaster "Laws of Contract Bridge' contain a icctlon on "Proprieties Therein it u stated "The following acts should bt. carefully avoided and are con sldered breaches of when committed intentionally made with unreason able delay uhen the act might mislead an opponent' There seems to be no questior but that declarer's hesitation and fumbling was designed to mis lead vou Into thinking he held more than one card in the sun led In tournament bridge the director would certainly award an adjusted score and reprimanc declarer In rubber bridge, however, no specific penalty is laid down D> the Laws 1 suggest you refer your opponent to this section ol the Laws and point out to him that such conduct is considered reprehensible in the best circles vulnerable, pari- ng opens the bidding with 4 our hand vqu can be reasonably sure that partners next call will be five hearts and it doe-, 1191 seem like U that )OU can buy the hand be low six spades Under these circumstances the wisest course Is to pass four hearts Partner ha-, announced that he does noi need much in the wav of trump support and >ou have excellent values in the aide Partner should have good for this contract Send any questions for this column to Charles Goren, this newspaper Each week, a prize 0} a copy of the new Goren's Bridge Complete, a 95 value, will be awarded to the question judged the best received Chatles Goren "personally cannot undertake to answer all questions submitted WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3 Ywir Mrtkday today: From a mixed start comes a vigorous spurt of active spiritual and material growth. Strong upward influences push you to higher achievement, expansive -enterprises, perhaps speculative ventures. Relationships become exciting without lengthy previous notice. Today's natives tend to enter arts and professions requiring great insight and long training Many things are started, not so many finished. ARIES (March 21-April Go ahead on what you know for sure, never mind that there's more energy expended than usual as long as you hit a steady pace. TAURUS (April 20-May Now is the time when you're better off saying "no" to your eager friends and their risky schemes. Communication to distant places is incomplete. GEMINI (May Finances are less of a problem although nothing goes quite according to plans. Relatives, loved ones need humoring through moods CANCER (June 21-July Instead of a popularity contest, it seems like a contrariness competition. No reason at all for you to join in conceed a point LEO (July 23-Aug. Check before you travel those you seek may be on their own travels Express yourself to loved ones by bringing symbolic gifts VIROO (AH- B-feM. Your tunt and you're not really prepared. Taking everything personally is your probable approach and not quite the most accurate course. LIBRA (Sept. Older people are no problem, instead may come to your aid. See today's extra expenses as investments unlikely to yield any return soon. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. Expect another test of your friendship; where to draw a line set a limit, when to do it. Actions begun now must run their course. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22- Dec. You'll be Itfss than pleased at business conditions. Check your part in the causes before getting after colleagues with any complaints. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. Steady attention to details is imperative. People located at distant spots are liable to misunderstand your message; be explicit and complete. AQUARIUS (Jan. 29-Feb. Money plans draw resistance, disagreements within group Buy minimum supplies, no more than are definitely needed for immediate use PISCES (Feb. 19-March Early hours are creative, useful in clearing neglected business, inconveniences caused by older people Later hours require conservative approaches (1974, The Chicago Ask Andy FLYING SQUIRRELS Andy sendi a complete 20- volume set of the Merit Students Encyclopedia to John Bair, age 11, of Rowayton, Connecticut, for his question How do flying squirrels fly? In the animal world, honest- to-goodness flying calls for flappable wings Most of the birds qualify with wings that are specially adapted fore- limbs Only one of the four- legged mammals is. a true flier He is the bat Squirrels and several other mammals are able to swoop through the air But since'they have no flappable wings, let's not expect them to fly around like. the birds and the bats Actually, the so-called flying squirrel' is an expert parachutist He measures about 12 inches long, plus a flat furry 4-inch tail. However, he weighs only a few ounces, for most of his builk is soft featherweight fur chocolate brown on top and creamy white below Along his sides, he has flaps of fur- covered skin that extend down his legs to his wrists and ankies. When his four legs are 'spread out sideways, he becomes a furry little carpet a flying carpet This is just what happens when he takes to the air He begins his flight by scampering up to his launching pad, which is at the top of a tall tree Then out he leaps, with legs spread wide, nose in front and tail behind. His light flat body acts like a parachute as down he glides, using his tail as a rudder His destination is at the base of another tall tree, where he lands with a plonk. As a rule, he scampers straight up to the top and parachutes down to another and perhaps another tree. It's too bad that we seldom see him perform But the flying squirrel lives in the wild woods and spends the day fast asleep a ball of fur hidden in the tree tops. After sundown he comes forth for food and fun. Soon he is joined by a group of friends and relatives While searching for slacks, they often play follow-the-leader. One furry fellow launches himself from a treetop, followed by another and another. The leader lands at the base of another tree. As he scampers up the trunk, the following parachutists land plop, plop, plop. This merry game goes on and on through the woods usually until the frisky little acrobats come upon a source of supplies As squirrels, they are members of the large rodent clan and their rodent type teeth need tough foods to gnaw Flying squirrels eat certain buds, leaves and a few insects But you can be sure that they forget all about their fascinating gliding games when they come upon a tree full of nice crunchy, chewable nuts Our own native flying squirrels are at home in the woods through much of North America, from the Southland to Alaska Though not true fliers with genuine wings, they are true squirrels As members of the squirrel family Sciuridae, their cou- sins include the bushy-tailed tree squirrels and frisky little chipmunks, the social prairie dogs and the fat lazy woodchucks Other flying squirrels are at home 'in Sweden and Siberia, China and Japan and a pigmy flying squirrel frolics through the jungles of Borneo Fun with figures By J. A. H. HUNTER Each distinct letter in 'his addition stands for a particular but different digit There are legs and legs, but the LEGS must be truly odd here' What do you make of it? HERE HERE SEE LEGS (Answer tomorrow) Yesterday's answer- Five spots on hidden face ASSISTS PROGRAMS The federal government en- courages tourism, fish and game hunting and other related industries in the Northwest Territories through financial assistance programs famous skater, was worried. His skating partner, Chii Blain.vras in love. While playing a show in Denver, had become Involved with a cowboy named Martin dale. MICH, ;N'T I J1WINK THf wrrH is INJCQMS TAX, WTJSUESSweu: JUST NAVE T> MMCHER SUBMIT 10AM AUDIT. BUT SMB OUB AUDITORSINTO M MB LOIS WAIT TILL SHE TELLS VDU WHAT I DID AFTER IT WAS SPENT UP AFTER TRIXIE-SHE EMPTIED WASTE BASKET IN THE HOUSE, BROKE A VASE AND SHREDDED THE NEWS- PAPER ON THE ROOM RUG I CANT BELIEVE SUCH A SWEET LITTLE THIN6 COULD DO SO MUCH PEAR-HCW WAS BUGS BUNNY JUST FOR THE FUN OF IT LET'S SEE. IF 1 CAN FK3URE OUT YOUR ER...THANK YOt LOVELY' BIRTHDAY HMMM...YOU WERE BORN 1974 by Wmnf BIDE Inc TM b5 pn On FEKGET IT, FORKY... SHE'S GONE BLONME 11 'i DAGWOOD, THE FUNNIEST I WENT TO MAKE A DEPOSIT AT THE BANK, BUT IT WASN'T OPEN YET THING HAPPENED TODAY IF THAT'S SO FUNNY MOW COME I'M NOT LAUGHING o SO I WENT INTO THE CUTE LITTLE SHOP NEXT DOOR AND SPENT THE MONEY ON A DARLING DRESS X ARCHIE BRING HER IN HERE.' MISS SINGER, ZELDA PDRGO TO USE THE II THAT GIRL...NEVER TO UaiTE. TH E THREAD...) 5 4GER WITH BRACES ON HERTEETH HAGAR THE HORRIBLE BEETLE BAILEY NO, ITS HOT. IT HAPPENS AT CAMP SWAMPY WH'AT IT'S CALLED SPRIN6 TMAW ;