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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 4, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta August 1973 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD _ Your horoscope By JEANE DIXON AUGUST 6 Your birthday Self- assertion becomes a stronger factor as the year wears and with it come greater skills in making your mean- ings dear. Today's natives are adapt have their own ideas of how to live and what to privately practiced. ARIES 21 April Now is the time to sit down with your immediate associ- close family and chart a collective course for the future. TAURUS 20-May You find yourself speaking for more than for yourself. Teamwork comes more easily in later hours. GEMINI 21-June The emotional side of life rides high. Career matters run in familiar needing no great correction. Disregard pet- ty annoyances- CANCER 21-July You have a special advantage today in both money and ro- mance. The more active you the better. LEO 23-Aug. Your enthusiasm and will to bridge discrepancies carries the day. Take time for health care and meditation. VIRGO 23 Sept. Personal short trips bring satisfaction. Seek added ways to improve your home. LIBRA 23 Oct. Gather your recover loaned or misplaced posses- sions- Survey your plan replacements as your needs indicate. SCORPIO 23 Nov. Vigorous action at the outset sets you on a successful week in work and play. Your persua- sive powers are at high tide. SAGITTARIUS 22-Dec. Confidential talks produce unusual mostly favor- able. It is time to change habits to influence good health. CAPRICORN 22 Jan. Be open to meet all com- discuss anything important to you and your work. Claim full credit for your deeds- AQUARIUS 20 Feb. Pace yourself so you neith- er hurry nor is no short cut to avoid hard work. Don't be tempted to discuss fine points. PISCES 19-March Among conflicting it's your responsibility to select and attend which relate those to you. activities Ask Andy Mining AUGUST 7 Your birthday The search for the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow is characteristic this with more reward and growth hi the search than in the goal. Material affairs go well. To- day's natives frequently have literary or organizing often are devoted to change. ARIES 21-April Stay away from people who bore skip the expensive version impresses nobody and delay firm promises. TAURUS 20-May Plenty of fast talkers have schemes you needn't get into. Family or group funds are the most susceptible to misplace- ment. GEMINI 21-June If you are extended just a bit beyond expect a prac- tical joke- Be nonchalant. For- giveness is not easy but worth it. CANCER 21-JaIy Early intuition shouldn't be blurred by logic later. Buy what you need rather than to satisfy whims. LEO 23 Aug. You must ask if you want some- and like as not you can have it. It is quite possible that you will need extra cash today. VIRGO Sept. With just a bit more persuasion from things turn for the better in family and friendship I circles. LIBRA 23 Oct. There's little point in trying to alleviate the bickerings of oth- ers they're not that impor- tant. SCORPIO 23 Nov. Collect whatever you have out- pay debts. Now is a great tune for lump sum set- cash purchases. SAGITTARIUS 22-Dec. Accept a compliment make neither too much nor too little of it. There is a good chance you'll find a long-missing item. CAPRICORN 22 Jan. You have resources near- by but needing only the intervention of a friend to set them going. AQUARIUS 20 Feb. The urge to go it alone puts you out of reach of those whom you may need later. Tell them what you're up to PISCES 19-March This is no time to let ----------whatever you're pursue application has been received it vigorously until it either pays but said no date for a public hearing has been set. New Andy sends a complete 20- volume set of theMeritStu- volume set of the Merit Stu- dents Encyclopedia to Karen for her Is it true that new oceans are Once upon a time everybody thought that the mighty oceans stay more or less as they are. Then a few years this idea -went out of style. Teams of scientists took lots of careful measurements and also probed down to the ocean floors. They found proof that indeed the seas are changing. Some are growing smaller and appr oval soug ht CALGARY Shell Canada Ltd. has announced it has applied to the Alberta En- ergy Resources Conservation Board for approval of a mining operation to produce barrels daily from the Athabas- ca Oil Sands. Area involved is Shell's bi- tuminous sands lease No. 45 miles north of Fort McMurray. Shell said it has delineated re- coverable reserves of synthetic oil in excess of three billion barrels at the site. production of major facilities would begin fol- lowing a period of engineering and design and a review oE the economics of full scale pro- including the impact of taxes and The board confirmed that the off or reveals its flaws. The Chicago Tribune GOREN ON BRIDGE BY CHARLES H. GOREN TM cnicMo WEEKLY BRIDGE QUIZ Q. 1 Neither partner opens with one club and you A74 What do you Q. I Neither partner opens with one club and you 4AQJ5VKQ106 S3 48 5 What do you Q. you A S 8 6 5 4 0 AQ10 The bidding has South West North East 1 V Pass J What do you Q. your right hand opoonent opens with one spade and you Q. 5 East-West vulner- as South you 4A1084 09643 The bidding has North East South West 1 0 Pass 1 Z V Pass What do you Q. As you 4AKQ4 UAQJ10 OAKJ4 AC What is your opening Q. T 'Neither as South you 4K10 07 AJ 8 64 2 The bidding has South West North East IV 20 2 What do you Q. 8 Neither as South you Today in history By THE CANADIAN PRESS Peter a New York was tried for libel 238 years ago in publishing scathing attacks on the co- lonial governor in a weekly paper. Following the law of the the judge or- dered the jury merely to es- tablish whether Zenger had printed the statements. But Andrew defence urged the jury to take on as well the task of deciding whether the state- ments were libellous or not. Zenger was acquitted. Al- though the legal point was not accepted as a precedent for some it was an important blow for freedom of the press. House of Com- mons unanimously passed the Canadian Bill of Rights. uranium rush be- gan in Saskatchewan when Uranium City was opened to prospectors. and coffee ra- tioning went into effect in Canada. declared war on Germany during the First World War. United States Coast Guard was founded. Aug. 1973 The Welland Ship Canal was officially opened 41 years ago today-in become one of the busiest inland waterways in the world. The canal links Lake Ontario by a series of locks with Lake crossing the rich Niagara fruit belt and mounting the Niagara escarpment. It is one of the major sections of the St. Lawrence Seaway which al- lows ships access to the in- terior of North America from the Atlantic- first atomic bomb was dropped on Hiro- shima. Ederle of the United States became the first woman to swim the English Channel. British dirigible R-34 crossed the Atlantic in 59 hours. de- clared war on Russia dur- ing the First World War. 1896 Madagascar be- came a French colony. The bidding has North East Sooth I A Pass What do you What action do you for IfandauJ some are growing larger. In a new seas are ex- iccted to fill old cracks in the ontinents. The idea that a new ocean might form in the middle of our seems a bit scary there is no cause for alarm no need to build and buy lifeboats. If new are they fill up o slowly that after a million 'ears or so there may be nough water for a person to go wading up to the ankles Experts tell us the oceans of the world are changing their ihapes and sizes and the hunks of dry land are moving around the globe. Here and here a few new seas are form- ing and a few new islands are lifting their heads above the water. But these changes go on slowly. In scientists had to use super-fine instru- ments and work patiently for .ears to measure any changes at all. At last they can figure ut some of the things that happened in the past. They also know some of the things thai are going on now and what maj happen in the Mure. X V We now know that the ocean and continents are sitting on huge slabs of the earth's crust These are called plates. There are about ten large ones am dozens of small ones. They ari moving very slowlj around the globe. This has going on for billions of years And gradually these drifting rafts change the lands an seas on the world map. For the Pacifi' Ocean is the world's biggest. I has been the champ for ages ana everybody expects it to the world's biggest ocean foi ages to come. we now know that the Pacific is grow- ing smaller while the Allan tic is growing gradually So it is true that the seas the world are changing. The growing Atlantic is no expected to flood over its pres ent shorelines. It is because a ridge of new crust forming down the center of thi sea bed. As this grows th ocean floors on either side spreading farther apart. Scientists suspect that a new sea may be forming in Africa. The Red Sea is part of a great somewhat like a dented crack in the earth's crust. This has been there for ages. But all this time it may have been getting bigger. Maybe someday this rift will be so big that water can flow in and fill it. Then there will be a new sea on the map of the world. Questions asked by children of Herald readers should be mailed to Ask P.O. Bos 765. Hnntifigton California 92G4S. Chronicle Publishing Co. Fun with figures By J. A. H. HUNTER been Anr told her as ol as the total of our two age seven years Bruce smiled. and at that time you were as old as the difference between our he replied you sailing with us that What do you make of I'M AUAV.I 601N6JO 6lVE HIM JWC LfOVRE ON1KE 600P SETBACK TO THE BALL SAME HAT6 PUT THE LEAST COULP PO 15 STOP TUMBLEWEEDS-By Tom K. Ryan GET THE YOU ARE. PESCEWEP FROM THE CULTURES WHIUETHE REST OF US ARE PESCENPEP FROM THE RUPE MONGOL HORPES1 PARE WEWPE1HATOUK ANCESTORS MAY ALSO HAVE PEEN SCRIBBLE SCRIB6LE BLONDIE-By Chic Young THIS PSYCHOLCS'ST CLftMS TV1AT M HAVE DHSAMS HOW CAN YOU DOGS HAVE DREAMS I GUESS YOU JUSTASK THEM WHEN THEY WAKE UP r BEETLE BAILEY-By Mart Walker 111 ABNER-By Al Capp STRAHSE H-HE'S TAKEN rr HE LIKES ARCHIE-By Bob Montana took sum- their Friday's ber was 3257. The num- Nixon urged to remove price lid Mont. Gov. Thomas Judge has urged Presi- dent Nixon to remove price ceil- ings on beef before the Sept 12 deadline set under Phase 4 economic controls- In a letter to the Judge said removal of price ceilings on beef would ease shortages to consumers and prevent further damage to the state's livestock industry. Judge said Montana farmers and ranchers have more than four million head of cattle and calves on but apparently will slaughter only 72.000 head during the quarter from July through September. Judge said this would be inadequate to meet consumer demands for beef. -----------------I- HISTORIAN DIES JERUSALEM Aref a former Jordanian cabinet minister and mayor of Arab died Monday at Ramallah in Israeli-occupied Jordan. He was 85. A noted his- torian of Arab affairs who wrote 20 books on the El-Aref was a silent opponent of the Israeli occupation of Jor- dan's West Bank. HAGAR tha HORRIBlE-By Dik Browne AND THE LODGES WANTS ARE ROU6HINGJ US IT UP AT COME LAKE YES.' THE. KITE FLYING SHOULD BE WE'LL BRING OUR SUITS. AND EIGHTH HI AND LOIS-Py Dik THAT MUST HAVE SOME RJNNV YOU 60 AHEAD N TO THE PARTY. DEAR.I WANT TO CHECK A FUNMV NOISE I HEARD IN THE MOTOR SHORT RIBS-By Frank O'Neal THE INVESH6ATK3N ilNfO CDPRUPTIOV IN GOVERNMENT 15 REALLY COMING ALON5. EVERY CAY THEYiOOME UP WTIW NEW GONSRRTOJS MO HK5HER R3SIT10NS. BUGS BUNNY HERE'S TH' POUGH FER i TWO MIWUTES TEN J THAT'S A NEW ISN'T J YEAH1 ;