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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 16, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 6-THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD-Tuesday, April Ask Andy THE BEAR Vndv sends a complete 20- volume set ot the Merit -Students Encyclopedia to Ken Pohl ago II ot Lansing Michigan tor his question What is the bear's family? There is j clue to this one up in the skv on the way to Polaris the North Star "The bear Umilv name comes trorn the same source ab the name tor the constellation we call the Big Dipper No the words bear and dipper are not used and the is rather loundabout But if you hear it ou at c not likelv to torget the name ot the beai lamilv natutahsts set about (lassilwng the animals. they laced an international problem lanaguage had its cmn names lor the common animals and the new scientific names should be understood bv one md all It was decided to use woids trom Latin and Greek benu need a particular distribution to make a con- tract you should base >our play on the assumption that that distribution exists South follov-rd this precept to bring home a tough game South's two no trump open- ing bid doesn't quite meet textbook requirements, for the club suit was unguarded However, South felt his hand was too good to open one diamond for that might re- sult in missing a game Since his hand was balanced, South elected to lie a little about his club stopper, and North had .something to spare when he aised to game West led the queen of spades, and declarer had sev- en tricks There was an eighth to be had in clubs for the defenders would be forced to hold up the ace of clubs for one round It seemed that the only chance for nine tricks was to hope that the defenders would err and hold up the ace of clubs twice for the .spade lead made it unlikely that an ex- tra trick would be developed in that suit Rather than rely on a de- fensive error declaier came up with a line of play that offered several chances of success He won the king of spndes at trick one and led the ten of clubs, and quite naturally he was allowed to win the trick Now he shifted to ,1 low diamond won the eight of dia- monds and continued with the jack of spades forcing declarer s ace The three high hearts and the ace king of diamonds were cashed, stripping West of his cards m the red suits, and a club was led West took his ace and his two spade tnckb, but his last card was a low club and he was forced to con- cede the game-going trick to dummy Your horoscope By Jeane Duon WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17 Your birthday today: Every move made this year opens the wav lor another you can parluv a minor improvement into a major program In this gieat career-building .year be suie you don t neglect your soul, meditation and prayer die essential Relationships generally pose no problem all year Today s natives are ol no distinct type each individual one of his own sort characteristically patient and industrious ARIES (March 21-April The small thoughtful things vou do quietly now will make the ditferences later, bo keep at them leaving nothing out ol vour work and play TAURUS (April 20-May Make deals and sales while the price is right Friends relieve the pressure somewhat mav be instrumental in pointing to lucrative new ventures GEMINI (May 21-June This is one day when you don t have to depend on other people Anv sort of tryout or testing program turns out rather successful CANCER (June 21-July It s not a good time for explaining vour methods Review what vou ve done latelv. let nearly all of it stand without correction Inner strength comes into use LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) Problems ol older people need more professional guidance than vou can offer Call in help being sure of terms betore taking on further obligation VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. Check facts and figures on financial and business arrangements For perspective, a specialist's comment will help you see limitations more realistically LIBRA (Sept 23-Oct. Success requires your personal touch. Onlookers are inspired to be helpful once vou've got things started Health of older people may cause anxiety SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. In the process of creating something of permanent value, an old nuisance can be cleaied off for keeps Self- improvement highlights your dav SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22- Dec. The quality of home and property bothers you now Much can be done to improve matters by putting new tools or appliances into use CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan Your richest reward will come about through bringing vour ventures forward on your own steam, on resources obtained without further obligation or contingency AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. Personal effort is essential acts as a magnet for positive reactions. Your reserves come forth readily and are best applied in conservative, time-tested methods PISCES (Feb. 19-March Make intelligent use of the institutions of society Where you ve earned something step right up and claim it Family affairs seem to follow an easier path 1974, The Chicago Tribune Lawrence Lamb M.D. Dear Dr. Lamb Can a person who has had a malignant tumor removed (skin cancerl trulv be considered cured with no need for periodic checkup or a full exam to be sure it has not spread to other areas'7 If not what specialist should be seen9 Dear Reader Almost all skin cancers can be cured completelv il Ihev are removed completelv soon enough I sometimes think the public doesn t realize just how much can be done in a high percentage of cancer cases today In almost everv instance the best hope is from the earliest possible detection and cure malignant mole on the skin is very dangerous and must be treated immediately for the best outlook Most other skin tumors are slow growing If all the abnormal cells are removed bv treatment cutting it out or burning it off it is cured There are some advantages to cutting the area out The tissue can then be examined carefully under a microscope to confirm )ust what kind of skin cancer it is and to identify normal tissue all around the tumor to ensure its complete removal With earlv uncompicated skin cancers complete removal usually doesn't require any further follow-up However a person who has had one skin cancer is more likelv to have another one Anv suspicious spots on the skin should be seen by a dermatologist, or your family physician can remove them or he may elect to send vou to a surgeon Some spots that are really not vet cancer, but the kind that may become cancer tan be removed by various skin ointments now available Not only can many cancers be cured but a lot of them can be prevented Number one on the list here is most cases of lung cancer You can prevent these by not smoking Many skin cancers can be prevented by avoiding excess exposure of the skin to sun wind and elements Chronic irritation of the skin, particularly from the sun. causes changes in the skin that can become skin cancer Dear Dr Lamb is d noiniiil potdssium count' Vvkit .110 the ellects ol a low pnl.issiuin rale jnd what i nmmoii loods help build up ihis Dear Header 1'he normal lev H is i T to 50 millicqiiiv'iilcnls per hU'r I Ins is Lin technical bul it in units used tor the iiu .isiiii menl Low potassium U vels ,ilte( I the heart s action md make it mine susceptible In u icgulai ities l.uvv potassium levels are i I so associated vv 11 li ui .ikni'ss but usually these pinple have enough other meilu ,il problems that it is impossible to separate this pi nbli'iii 11 oin the other problems Low levels are particularly I1 niiblesome lor patients I ,i k i tig- digitalis heart medic ines In these instances ilie patient is particularlv likelv In have heart u i girl.u ilies I'nlassiuin is abundant in niaiiv loocls but the best ninnies ,n e the trcsh Iruits manges lemons giapelruil ..nil bananas good wav to linild up vour level is to use a ul.iss nl mange juice three limes ,i dav Or vou can use a banana as a substitute lor the ni iinge e Send your questions to Dr. Lamb, in care of this newspaper, P.O. Box 1551, Radio City Station, New York, N.Y. 10019. For a copy of Dr. Lamb's booklet on the menopause, send 50 cents to the same address and ask for "Menopause" booklet. I Flashback By THE CANADIAN PRESS April 11, 1974 The Stone of Scone, stolen from Westminster Abbey in 1950. was recovered by police at Arbroath Abbey 23 years ago today in 1951 The 485- pound stone was stolen by Scottish students to direct attention to their attempts to obtain an autonomous Scottish parliament Three men and a woman admitted the theft, but were not prosecuted British sovereigns have been crowned while seated on the stone since it was brought to London in 1296 1951 United States Gen Douglas MacArthur was removed from all military posts in the Far East trlUHER MATCH EP.LVr.f THEN ROTTEN fr LOOKS LIKE TH'HURRICAMF: HIT HURRICANE I STORM I TAKES PLACE INTHENAPA VALLEY IN CALIFORNIA THIS UJINE AND ON ONE OF THE RANCHES, THERE LIVEP A RHINOCEROS WHO BECAME 50 FOND OF PRINKING MNEJHE'i' CALLEP HIM THE "WINO RHINO SHORT MBS BUT THE PRICE OP BEEF WENT LIP WHILE YOUR STEAK WAS ON THE5RILL' YOU'VE CHARGED AM SO ME -MO DOLLARS WAlTgR CMECK, [MONSIEUR PLEASE' MORE THAN THE PRICE INDICATED ON YOUR MENU. HI AND LOIS CAN'T YOU JUST SAY NOT LET IT 60 AT THAT5? MOW POES A POLLAR FOR WASHING ALL THE WIWPOWS STRIKE BUGS BUNNY vvOUi-D YOU LIKE. TO HEAR CEDRlC'S I CAIL> ANALYSIS iTLLCLjr THP. STOCK y COWN HIS SNAFFUN' O MY CR.ACKEK.6 AN' DUE TO UNDER- umN6 TECHNICAL FACTORS INFLU- ENCED 6Y THE HYPOTHESIS OF FLUCTUATING VALUES THE- MARKET WILL EFFERVESCE INTO A MYPEK- SENSITIVE PERIOD OF ADVANCE OK DECLINE I HAVE NO IDEA. BUT DOESN'T IT SOUND GREAT? J BLONDIE ANJD I ALSO REMEMBER. SAYIMG TO MYSELF, IT WAS TME LAST TIME' DO VOU REMEMBER ME TIME i VOU GAVE" ME ARCHIE CANCEL THE SUBSCRIPTION SEND IT BACK' I'VE WRITTEN THE LETTER.' WHERE'S THE MAGAZIN TO SEND WITH IT FLUTESNOOT: WHO HAS IT ARE THEY SOMEONE SENT YOU A AAE SUBSCRIPTION TO "PLAYMATE" MA6A7.INE iB" THIS PERIOD OH, JUST, A HAGAR THE HORRIBLE BEETLE BAILEY JU9T BECAUSE iVE BEEN TO AND MAD PUT IN THINK. CAN AWAY TUMBLEWEEDS OH, VOU'RE REFFREtlNG A TIPPLVWINKS Eiss i ;