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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 7, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 34 THE UTHBRIDG6 HERAIO Snturday, April 7, 1973 YOUR HOROSCOPE By JEANE DIXON TOUR BIRTHDAY TO- DAY: The emotional of your nature reaches greater maturity this not smoothly or in tranquility. Today's natives need definite encouragement, do better in family units ARIES (March 21 April 191: Sharing in community obberv- Pride can lead you Lo mg cash or other resources. Such an impulse is to be con- tained. VIRGU (Aug. 23 Sept. 221: Avoid makii f, speculative deals or backing anyone who does. Familiar territory poses a chal- lenge, strange ground is even personal favors. Be more difficult. LIBRA (Sept. Oct. ances helps by taking away j A fragile balance is tipped for from an old issue, giving others j good or ill. according to how a chance of resolving it i you direct your efforts TAURUS (April 20 j SCORPIO (Oct. 2.-, Nov. A compatible companion and j In just being present for reg- ular Sunday customs (Jan. 20 Feh Any course you follow needs special readjustmeuis later. The harder you push, the more problems you generate. tation, yet everything is useful. PISCES (Feb. 19- March Be content for now. Plan cor- Social activities flow naturally rections later into expensive channels. Dis-i VIRGO (Aug. Sept. pecting tactful. 1 LKO (July 23 Aug. Nothing quite satisfies expec- a quietly Adventurous joume> are all you need for a success- ful Sunday GEMINI (Maj 21 .June Intellectual stimulation arises from almost any of the passing v o u achieve subtle gains and gro-.v- fch. Future plans ofier hope, in- spiraticn SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. Activity may be conditions of this Sunday. Last- j but worthy of a vigorous work- change is unlikely. out this crowded weekend. Let CANCER (June 21- July people resohe their own doubts. Surprises, whether practical CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 Jan. jokes or sudden favors, tend Let mam leadership pro- be misunderstood, poorly tim-1 ceed unhindered, relieve your- ed Let well enough alone j self of long-standing ooligations, LEO (July 23 Aug. in spirit if not in fact. Ask Andy Speed of light Andy sends a complete 20- volume set of the Merit Stu- dents Encyclopedia to Kraig Akers, age 11, of Tempe, Ari- zona, for his question: we know, are both forms of electromagnetic energy. In the 1950s, physicists noted some new findings on the speed of radio waves. The speed of these energies is directly re- lated to their wavelengths and cushions range from ihe banal to the bizarre. The Chicago 1 rihune MONDAY, APRIL 9 Your birthday today: Re- alignment becomes a way of resolving issues this year. The relations you form now are likely to be permanent. Vocational questions are an- swered with patience and dili- gence. Today's natives like tales of heroism, sacrifice, of- ten get into more than they can handle. ARIES (March 21 April The harder you push, the more contrary the i-eaction. If you don't nip a squabble in the bud. you'll learn to exercise re- straint TAURUS (April 20 May CHARLIE PROM, REALIZE IF KERW 6ET5 50 LITTLE THEY CANT. i What you've told of your af- fairs becomes interesting to j friend and foe. Go on without turlher comment I LIBRA (Sept. 23 Oct. I This is a good time to open a career venture. Take credit I for achievement. You'll be needed tomorrow be ready SCORPIO (Oct. 23 Nov. Final negotiations are at hand. Get a good perspective on I where you stand. Travel and relocation plans are favored. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. Communication is open. There's a chance to sell an idea. Dispose of excess possessions, if profitable now CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 .Ian. Collaboration with others is the crucial factor on which achievements depends. Never mind if amount of work is be- TUMBLEWEEDS-By Tom K. Ryan THIS MONTH THE COVBTEP FEATHER 60ES TO THE TRIPE'S TREE SUflegON i THAT MTHER-WARPIN' O'THE WD0RS.' THAT PEEL SEALIN' HEALER- PEALERi THAT PLIGHT KJFK LI6NIFIC LYNX. I NAME YOU INPIAN OF THE MONTH] What may seem an unreason-1 ]ow expectations able demand is simply a re-1 AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 Feb flection of today's urgency. Re- ply constructively. GEMINI (May 21 June More is going on than meets the eye check things out be- fore you act. Temptation exists to taik too fluently of uncertain matters. CANCER (June 21 July Work fills your main attention, to the discomfort of those ex- If you've let any pending venture go unplanned, last min- ute adjustments will show how fluent you are hi expressing yourself. PISCES (Feb. 19 March A garrulous impulse can lead to material disagreements. Home routines become more expensive. 1973, The Chicago Tribune EXCITINSi I'M THRESHOLD OF A MAJOR CONGRATS, POC1 HOW'S THINGS INTUE WOOPWARP? AN ANTI- PEPRESSANT FOR WEEPING- WILLOWS! BLONDIi-By Chic Young par V MESS, WOW ABOUT TO A STAG PA3TY WiTH MEAT W -rp- WAIT- LODGE TOMIGHT? jf I'LL ASK MY rrs TAKING HIM AM AW-ULLV 1_OM6 TIMfc tajgrr f i iJJ-jj 1 ft E SAYS WOULDN'T TO SO TO THE STAB PARTY, PASWOOD f SHE SAYS It RATHER STAV HOME AND CLEAN OUT How 'is the speed of light frequencies. Perhaps this rela- measnred? Light sets the speed limit for the universe and so far as know nothing can exceed it. This is one reason why clock- ing it is a tricky task. Through the centuries, researchers have devised more refined methods to measure its velocity. Each one came a hair's breadth clos- er to the truth. In 1971 and 1372. a surprising new system used to measure the speed of light. These latest findings are very-very close to accur- ate. In the 1600s, Galileo tried to measure the speed of light from a flashing lantern on a hilltop. His apparatus was too clumsy and he concluded that light gets from here to there instantaneously. In the 1800s, more refined techniques proved that this is false. But the prob- lem was to find a method to clock its speed with some de- gree of accuracy Until recently, it seemed log- ical to clock a light beam tra- velling a known distance. Re- searchers used various systems of spinning mirrors and slots to separate when its speed was clocked over longer cistances. In most systems, distance was multiplied by letting the beam reflect back from a distant Until the late 1950s, the most accurate estimate was based on the speed of a light beam through "a tunnel ttree males long. The answer was pretty close, but not perfect, and the search j for a more accurate system j went on. Light and radio, as' tionship could provide a more precise method to measure the speed of light. The idea was simple, but making it work was not. The plan was to measure the exact frequencies and wave- lengths of a control light beam and use these factors to compute its velocity. The tan- talizing work was undertaken by the United States Bureau of Standards. Two teams worked on the system to cross-check the findings. The special light used was laser beams single strands of highly concentrated energy. The big problems involved the stabilizing of groups of lasers to emit narrow bands of the same frequency. This was solved by directing the laser beams through methane gas. Helium neon lasers were best for the job and wavelength checks were made with krypton lamps. The results were announced to the world on October 13, 1972. The newly estimated speed of tight is kilometers per second plus or minus 1.1 meters. In every- day terms, this amounts to 186, 282. 3959 statute miles per sec- ond. The result is said to be accurate to within a yard or SO- Goyer advocates tough stand in trade talks TORONTO CCP) A hard-! that questions of availability of j nosed approach to trade nego- j natural resources are at stake. BEETLE BAILEY-By Mort Walker WHAT, RWU. NEtfT. TO TELL SALARIED (MAc Qnestions asked by children of Herald readers shooJd be mailed to Ask Andy, P.O. Box 765. Httntiagton Beach, California 9284S. (Copyright Chronicle Publishing Co. 1973) tiations with the United States in which Canadian gas and oil would be taken into considera- tion was advocated Thursday by Supply and Services Minister Jean-Pierre Goyer. In a speech here delivered to the executive council of the Ca- nadian Manufacturers Assoc1- ation, Mr. Goyer said Canada cannot disregard protectionist measures in Washington and must develop a comprehensive approach to the whole question. "We cannot accept piecemeal bargaining." he said. ''Our negotiations with the U.S. encompass more than im- mediate trade problems. Keep- ing in mind our very special relationship as members of the same continent, we must realize x4ntacid products slammed "Our relationship with the U S is very different from that of Japan and the U.S. or that of Europe and the U.S. "We therefore cannot enter into trade negotiations without taking into account such ques- tions as oil and gas. We must not deal with trade relations in an ad hoc fashion." NEED BROAD STRATEGY He said that only if Canada develops such a broad strategy will it be able to grasp prob- lems as they are and achieve the best results for Canada. Mr. Gcyer reiterated a contin- uing government theme that Canada seeks trade liber- GOREN ON BRIDGE BY CHARLES H. GOREN TV7S, TW WEEKLY BRIDGE QUIZ Q. I East-West vulner- able, as South you hold: ftKQIOS 77 OKJ73 The bidding has proceeded: West North East 1 Pan Pass 1 What do yon bid? 9- Both vulnerable, n South you hold: CS3 S The bidding has proceeded: Sonth Weil Nona East 1A 3v? t do TOT hid no-sr? North Saoth 1 DWe. What do yon bid? 0. As Swrth, vulnerahle, TM hoW: CJ! AAKQ.I2 The bidding has proceeded: Kortb East Snath Wrrt 1 O 2 do yao bid fjiw? O As Sonth. Q- 5 Neither as South yon hold: AKQJS4 The bidding has proceeded: Sooth West North Eirt 14 Pan INT Pan What do yon hid now? Q- Partner opens heart and you hold. What is yoar response? p. As Saufh. vuincrahJe, ?ou hold: OK91 A.IS.1 The bidding has North Sooth WrU I O 17 14 1 NT Paw r What do yon bid now? Q. Both TTilnerabte. part- ner opens -with one diamond and you hoW: alization, but he added that Canada's competitive position must not be destroyed in the process. His reference to gas and oil was new, however, and ap- peared to go farther than re- marks made recently by Trade Minister Alastair Gfltespie. Mr. Giltespie said in a speech in Washington that experience has suggested a need for a new WASHIONGTON Alka j look and perhaps new ap- Seltzer and Bromo-Seitzer i proaches to such problems as would have to be relabelled un- trade and the balance of pay- der proposals in the United States government's first non- tries, prescription-drug review pub-j lished Wednesday. I Di-Gel and Mylacta, two. other leaders in the antacid market, would be given two' years to prove their safety and effectiveness, while at least nine other lesser-known brands would be banned in their present form. An outside group of scientists told the Food and Drug Admin- istration (FDA) that it has iden- LI'L ABNER-By Andy Capp MENACE OUR MILLIONAIRES AMP VOU VERY PA6RICOF AMERICAN ARCHIE-By Bob Montana ments between the two coun- I'M GOING TO GET IT WHEN HE i COULDN'T LEAVE rr AT THE PRINCIPALXHOME... FOUND OUT YOU 7 ALL A KITTEN I ALONE.' AFTER SCHOOL HIDDEN IN YOUR HI AND tOIS-By Dilc lifted 28 acid-reducing in- technique eve aid WASHINGTON (AP) A So- viet eye specialist described gredients of questionable'value. j yesterday development and and several combina'ions that! successful uce of a new laser j should be banned or allowed only with new labelling. Products such as Alka-Seltzer and Bromo-Selteer which com- bine an antacid and a painkiller should be used only when the patient has dual symptoms of a headache and heartburn, aad technique for the knifetess-sur- gical treatment of glaucoma, a leading cause of blindness throughout the world. The method involves using pulsed laser beams, packing energies of several million watts They produce tinv punc- IwJigesiJen or sour stomach, the tures without burning beneath j group said. the eyeball's surface, and thus i "Such a product is not appro- j relieve pressure from road- priate for peptic ulcer and re- j blocked fluids within the eye, lated it added, and j the immediate cause of glauc- j may lead to aspirin poisoning oma. WEVEALWAVS LEVELED VWTH EACH OTHER. A GCWPLETSy SELFISH PERSON WHO cray THINKS OF HIS OWN PLEASURE AND SHORT RIBS-By Frank O'Neal Dr Michae? M Krasnov said his new method offers CQJIOI3 AQ.ITI2 bidding bas proceeded: What is your response? JOT ttnswvn or damage to the gastro-in- lesfonaJ tract and Myjanta employ bihties for eliminating polen- sinettacon'. an anti-foamwg fcaJJy nsky conventional sur- i agent which the group said ap- eery in nine out of 10 rases i pears to be safe but of unde- monstrated clinical benefit among advanced victims of the maJadv. HACAR HORRIBlE-By Dilc JKW JT THE BUNNY 3E PlRVV THAT KJP: y ;