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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 7, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta lulurddv, Auguil 7, 1971 THE IFTHBRIDGE HERAID 15 Your horoscope By Dixon SUNDAY, AUG. I Your birthday today: Seek Hie shortest, slraigJitesl path thru life this coming year. Many pleasures come simply from a direct approach. Complex contingency plans turn out unnecessary for even crisis conditions. To- day's natives possess the "wonder of life" and are willing to teach what they see. ARIES (Marcli Disagreements pursued today can lead io lasting divisions. Unless you plan to go it alone, don't. TAURUS (April 20-iMay Results of previous work arrive belatedly, probably by channels you've neglected or didn't know. GEMINI (IMay 21 June Bestow your best on your com- munity today. Seek fresh and expanding social contact for its own sake CANCER (June 21-July Healthy emotional expression gets an answer this Sunday. Give and take comparing experience brings joy and reas- surance. LEO (July 23 Aug. Once you've done your share of the community's weekend ob- servances, take a complete break for yourself. VIRGO (Aug. 23 Sept, Being home pays unexpected dividends. Make a survey of what you have, an estimate of what you can do with it. LIBRA (Sept. 23 Oct. Early tensions subside as your search for equilibrium succcds. Almost certainly the day will bring an added chore, perhaps Io benefit the entire neighbor- hood. SCORPIO (Oct. This Sunday's beginnings otter good prospects for f u I u re growth. Group ventures pros- per. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dcc. It's quite likely you'll get right to the core of the most delivate question with a direct, unplanned remark. Keep things simple. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 Jan. Minding your own business means restraining your curios- ity, avoiding entry into others' personal affairs. AQUARIUS (Jan. M-Fcb. There's more meaning in de- tails of today's events than any- body expects. Your study should begin very early and run steadily thru this long Sun- day. PISCES (Fnb. 19-March To be of help to others you must keep your own balance today, and be willing to speak up quickly in a co-operative mood. (1971: By The Chicago Tribune) MONDAY, AUG. S Your Birthday Today: Every move now contributes or reduces future resources. Make an occasional sacrifice Why turtledoves? Andy sends a complete 10- volume set of the World Book Encyclopedia to Matt Bedell, age 12, of Wichita, Kansas, for his question: Why are certain birds called turtledoves? The free-flying turtledove was not named for the stodgy turtle, who never gets himself above the ground. Language experts suggest that originally he was named for his sweet ro- mantic song, ivliieh seems odd because his only notes are soft cooing stretch sounds. One has one's imagination translate this cooing note into the word turtle. But the fa- Fiddling mous bird may have named long before people learned to write and in the of pleasure and time to build a stronger personal future. Today's natives have strong abilities sledom fully used, rarely settle into conserva- tive habits. ARIES (March 21-April The week beings with much inertia, extra work, and hin- drance. Your share seems more thon you want, is hard to divide and spread. TAURUS (April 20-May Preliminary work should con- tinue even though more impor- tant activiites encounter de- lays. GEMINI (May 21-July Diversity is the key to getting away from past limits. I tpays in the long run to invest in side lines. CANCER (June 21-July Your persuasive powers are put to trial and could produce unusually good results, so stay busy. LEO (July 23-Ang. to your career effort the sound support of a serene and healthy home life. Tomorrow the cycle reverses. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Scpt. been Decisions are not easy but may he simpler than you imagine. Economic factors make all the away SHELBUHNE, Onl. (CP) About 100 persons from Can- ada and the United States are fiddling away the weekend in this small community about 60 miles northwest of Toronto. And what's more, about other persons are watch- ing them do it. Dead man's mother killed EDMONTON (CP) The mother of a man killed in a traffic accident several weeks ago died yesterday when she was struck by a car just west of the city on Highway 16. RCMP said Marceline Mi- chel, 42, of Duffield, was struck as she attempted to cross the west-bound lane of the highway. Her son, Roderick Michel, was killed when he was struck by an RCMP patrol car which he was attempting to flag down. The occasion is the Cana- dian open championship rid- dling contest, being held here for Hie 21st year. Contestants are here from Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia, Manitoba, Ohio, Pennsyl- vania, Kentucky and New York. The youngest entry is Ricky Cormier, 10, of Bay Ridges, Ont., while Hie oldesl is Har- old Benson, 80 of Bolivar, N.Y. Three-time winner GraJham Townsend of Toronto also is on hand but is ineligible to retain the championship. Three win.' and contestants must yield the title. The playdowns began Fri- day with the finals scheduled for Saturday night. Finalists compete in three women's divison, the over-18 and under-18 divi- sions. A total of S2.KO is up for grabs, with Ihe big winner collecting far cry from the top of wK" the contest started in 1950. meantime perhaps the original coo-ah word came to sound somewhat like "turtle." Dancing sunbeams bring the first warm touch of spring- time, when bursting buds bring the tender green colors and early field flowers add fresh fragrance to air. The bird world provides the sounds that herald the spring. ever you live some certain bird is sure lo perform his duties on schedule. In most of North America, he is a robin. In England, the people pre- pare to welcome the spring when they hear the song of a certain cuckoo bird. In parts of Eurasia, spring is an- nounced by the cooing of a bird called turtledove. the turtle or the the day difference. I'3RA (Sept. Take on all the extra work you're sure you can handle, but draw some definite line in your dealings to avoid misunder- standings. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. Emotional responses continue ver. near the surface now, both in yourself and others. Expect the best and proceed in hope. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dcc. Be willing to see your loved one in a different con- text. Being honest with your- self tends to spread into fair treatment for others. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-jan. Your idea of what is ap- propriate may differ from the next one Care and courtesy Common Markel debate booked for Ocl. 21 LONDON (Reuter) The Conservative government con- firmed yesterday that the House ol Commons debate on British entry into the European Com- mon market will open Oct. 21, ending with a vote Oct. 28. The House has already had an exploratory four-day debate on British admission to the com- munity but no vole was taken. Since then the Labor party's national executive the opposition, party's top poli- cy-making recom- mended againsl enlry on the terms negotiated by the Con- servalive administration. Camp fires prohibited EDMONTON (CP) The de- partment of lands and forests announced today lhat open camp fires now are prohibited in the Rocky-Clearwater forest, west of Red Deer. A spokesman said the prohi- bition on open fires also re- mains in effect in Ihe Bow River and Crowsnest forest. No open campfires are al- lowed except in fireplaces in established campgrounds. Twenty one fires are burning in the province, 10 out of con- trol. Hardest hil is the Foolner Lake area in northwestern Al- berta. Thirteen fires aie burn- ing there, eight out of control. His soft sweet cooing sounds rather like the song of our mourning dove. True, it does not sound much like the word turtle, but our remote ances- tors originally intended his name to sound like his song. Scientists have mixed opin- ions about why he and other birds do their best singing in (lie springtime. They suspect that the real reason is to warn other males of their species away from their territories. Most likely this is true, but we ordinary folk feel pretty sure tliat tire females interpret those songs as sweet ser- enades. Even if this is not so, surely tre song of her mate must make fl nesting female feel more secure. The turtledove has 300 or so pigeon-type cousins living temperate and tropical cli- mates throughout Ihe world. Like all his kinfolk he is a sturdy bird and a strong flier. His plumage is speckled with rusty browns, nicely accented j with white patches on the sides and neck and white tips on his I tail feathers. At least one tur- tlcdove species wears a collar, somewhat similar to those of the ringdoves and ring-necked GOREN ON BRIDGE pigeons. All doves and pigeons are renowned for their family af- fection and most of them mate for life. But every spring the couples renew tlieir tender ties with courtship rituals. The males strut with magnificent masculine pride. Often they scrap with rivals to defend their territories. Most of these birds feed on cereal grains and sizable areas are needed to feed the youngsters. Perhaps it is true that turtledoves coo through the nesting season to warn other turtledoves from trespassing on their properties. particularly if you're driving or traveling. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. ff you can get time off from serious endeavors, play, loaf, refresh your spirit. Let in- tuition have a chance to speak. PISCES (Feb. 19-March Begk intriguing studies; set distant goals, standards for current work. Your career de- pends on steady development effort, practice (1971: By the Chicago Tribune) Indians want money OTTAWA (CP) The Na- tional Indian Brotherhood called on the federal government Fri- day to meet "its responsibilities as a colonial government" and grant Indian associations in Canada million for pro- grams "to do what the depart- ment of Indian affairs and northern development has neg- lected." In public statement the Our elegant, mourning dove is soft-voiced 1 permanent BY CHARLES H. GOREN 1C. 1TM- If Thl Chitlll TrtbMl] WEEKLY BRIDGE QUIZ U. 1 Neither vulnerable, partner has opened with on? heart and you hold. 4A108 W9J84Z 05 What is your response? vulnerable and South you hold: The bidding has proceeded: North SoDl'.i Pass Pins Pill 1 0 I 2 What do you bid now? Q. J Neither vulnerable, u South you hold: AC WAK74 OA7.11Z The bidding hai proceeded: North Eitl South 1 2 What do you bid? Q. South, vulnerable, you hold: A9I VKQ10I74 The bidding hai proceeded: South Went North Gilt Pisr 1 0 I w 1 NT PMI What do you bid nowf Q. vulnerable and as Soulh you hold: A8 SJAJ65 076 The bidding has proceeded: South Went North East I PaM 1 0 PflM What do yon bid now? Q. South, vulnerable, you hold: 4Q10 4 WA10 J S 04 11 1 The bidding has proceeded: North East Soulh 1 Pin 1 O PHI 2 PHI .1 4 Pail 30 Dble. What do you bid now? Q. 7 Neither vuineramn, partner opena with one club and you hold: 4A.lt! ej-iniv? HI AND fOIS-By Dik Browne YES, SOMETHING ABCOT GOLF TOMORROW MORNIW3 wrw WHO? MAT TIME? I WAS IN THE 3 MIDCXECPA TRANSPLANT S SHORT RIBS-By Frank O'Neal Remove homes from slide sile ST. .lEAN DE VIANNEY, Quo. (CP) The task of re- moving the homes remaining on the sile of Ihe May landslide here is to si art in September at the rale of live houses a day. The landslide, which killed .11 people, destroyed about X, homes. The remaining homes were descried and their owners have been living with friends nnd rel- atives. A spokesman for the SI. Jean Vianncy homeowners said mosl of Iho homes will be Iransporlcd to throe npighborinn; communi- ties nil within 10 to 15 miles ol here. i WtK TWO MIL5S SOUTHEAST OF JAVA. BUGS BUNNY VER OUTI ;