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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 12, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 24 THE LETHBRIDGE HERAtD Wodnoitlay, August 12, 1970 YOUR HOROSCOPE By JEANE DIXON THURSDAY, AUG. 13 Your birthday today: Per- sonal development, changes of habits are the main yen- hires in the year ahead. Ad- justments to shifting condi- tions are essential, coming more rapidly than you might like. Romantic interests thrive. Today's natives tend toward feats1 of abstinence and indulgence. Foods and creature comforts are of high importance to them. ARIES (March 21 April Your mate or associates are likely to mix themselves into your affairs. Keep calm, leave off new projects for the mo- ment. Serious study is sug- gested. TAURUS (April 20 May Overly sensitive people, freak- ish circumstances plague any travels, particularly the begin- nings of journeys. Depend mainly on your own resources at work. GEMINI (May 21 June Caution is rewarded today by Salt Mines Best For N-Waste UNITED NATIONS (AP) A United States Atomic Energy Commission study has con- cluded that the best permanent burial grounds for highly radio- active waste from the nuclear power industry will be salt mines. The report said there are four major salt formations in the United States that meet the cri- teria for disposal, two in Michi- gan, one in New York and one in Kansas. The AEC now is working out details for a "federal demon- stration disposal facility" in a salt mine in the central United States, presumably Kansas. A key aspect of the disposal process, the report said, is to solidify the radioactive waste "achieving a substantial in- crease in the safety associated with the storing and disposal of the high-level waste from the nuclear power industry." The study was conducted for the AEC by ,a team of experts from the Battelle Memorial In- stitute, Pacific Northwest Labo- ratory in Richland, Wash., and the Oak Ridge National Labora- tory in Oak Ridge, Tenn. It was reported Tuesday in a paper delivered to a symposium on the environmental aspects of nuclear power plants sponsored by the International Atomic En- ergy Agency arid the AEC. security. Somebody is In dan ger of being left our cr left behind look about, be sure i isn't you or somebody yoi care for. CANCER (June 2! July By care and diligence in the earlier hours, you improve your standing and your potential income. Put in a complete day, with little of everything LEO (July 23 Aug. Work at those things which you can do alone or with little close c-operation. Your pa tience with any interference will be well rewarded. VIRGO (Aug. 23 Sept. Spending on non-essentials is discouraged now tomorrow shows all in a different light. Large purchases, long contracts resolve in unplanned directions. LIBRA (Sept. 23 Oct. Nobody is going to be easy to please today, so take it all in stride. Put off critical stages of mportant transactions while disposing of routines. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 Nov. Speeding things up is not the answer today. Listen to others; avoid secret deals or reserva-ions in your discussions. The eveing is best spent in medita-ion. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. Avoid unnecessary spending. Your openhanded mood should focus mainly on emo-iional ties, near and far, rather ;han material matters. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 Jan. Consistent efforts will if you are patient. Your own scheme may not be chosen or completed, which is no loss now let otters share responsibility. AQUARIUS (Jair. 20 Fen. Unplanned variable factors arise to upset your schedules. Assume nothing about V These 1 To Artl By WAY Written for Arthritis affects more than 50 million persons of all ages in this country. Most of them will benefit by reading Rail Rates Made Permanent WASHINGTON (AP) The Interstate Commerce Commission made permanent today an across-the-board six-per-cent increase in U.S. railway freight rates it had granted on an interim basis last Nov. 17. The permanent six-per-cen rate increase applies to all shipped products except western grain and grain products and fresh fruits and vegetables, which the commission tentatively said could go up five per cent. In addition to the six-per-cent increase sought last November and grated today, the railways last March sought a second six-per-cent increase. On May 27, the ICC granted a temporary [ive-per-cent increase in rates for most products, giving the railways an effective 11-per-cent rise in freight revenues. An investigation of whether the temporary May 27 increase should be made permanent is continuing. Former City Man Charged [n Truck Crash Y E L L 0 WKNIFE, N.W.T. (CP) A Yellowknife resident was to be transferred to Edmonton hospital today for treatment of injuries suffered in a car accident which resulted in criminal negligence charges against a former Leth-bridge man. Sandra Jacobs, 27, suffered fractured legs, a fractured arm and head injuries in a two-truck collision near this city 600 miles north of Edmonton. Richard Gesinghaus, 22, was released on bail Monday when he appeared in Magistrate's court. He is scheduled to enter a plea Sept. 14. The accident put Gesinghaus and seven others in hospital. Gesinghaus was released shortly before his court appearance and a medical spokesman said the remaining victims, each suffering multiple cuts, were in "improved condition On Steps, Boy, 14, Dies EDMONTON (CP) Carl Anthony Titowich, 14, of Edmonton died of head injuries after he fell on the front porch steps of his parents' home in northeast Edmonton. MADE SWITCH Twenty-one of the 25 players n the Detroit Tigers baseball earn played amateur basketball earlier in their careers. what oilier people know, while doing the least amount needed. PISCES (Feb. 19-March Keep everything and sim- ple under somewhat confusing circumstances. Your friends all understand and expect little of you beyond news of changes. 1970, Newsday, Inc. Disease May Be Linked With Soviet Epidemic GENEVA (AP) A cholera type intestinal disease which may be connected with the cur rent cholera epidemic in Russia broke out in the United Arab Republic several weeks ago sources close to the UN Work Health Organization said today. The sources said WHO has re- ceived no official notification oi the disease from Egyptian health authorities. They said the virus has not been positively identified, and the disease pre- sumably is a new, hitherto un- known type of cholera. WHO declined to discuss the matter officially as long as it has not received a formal re- port from Egypt. The sources said the existence of the disease was reported by travellers from Egypt con nected with some of the interna- tional organizations with head- quarters in Genva. The travel- ler s themselves apparently were not infected. WHO officials refused to spec- ulate whether the current cpi- Sliarp, Thant Will Confer OTTAWA (CP) External Affairs Minister Mitchell Sharp announced Tuesday that he and U Thant will meet Aug. 24 when the United Nations secretary- general is here to attend the biennial conference of the World Association of World Federal- ists. The talks "on a number of United Nations issues" will fol- low a lunch Mr. Sharp is giving for the secretary-general. FAST EFFICIENT SERVICE! demic in virus also has not been identified so in Egypt. Other sources said that Polish authori- ties have ordered health checks of all travellers arriving at Warsaw airport from the Middle East, but that report could not be confirmed in Geneva. The WHO spokesman declined to comment on whether there was any danger of the Egyptian illness spreading to Western countries. He said earlier there appeared to be little danger of the Russian epidemic being car- ried into Western Europe. He said Soviet authorities seem to be taking all necessary measures against the disease and therefore there is "abso- lutely no reason why it should spread." The spokesman said the So- viet health ministry briefly in- formed the Geneva world organ- ization of a "local outbreak" of cholera in the area of Astra- khan by cable, saying that all required steps are being taken and that a detailed report would follow later. The spokesman stressed that cholera is a water-borne disease carried in the stool and not passed oh directly from one per- son to another, like smallpox or similar diseases, and there- fore can be easily contained in any country with an efficient sanitation and health service. By WAYNE G. BRANDSTADT, M.D. Written for Newspaper Enterprises Assn. the Basic Facts." a new pam- phlet available free from local chapters of the Arthritis Foundation or the foundation's headquarters, 1212 Avenue of the Americas, New York, N.Y., 10036. Another booklet "Better Health in Later Years" (Public Affairs Pamphlet is avail- able for 25 cents from the Pub- lic Affairs Committee, 381 Park Ave. South, New York, N.Y. [10016. It describes how we age, proper nutrition, the value of exercise, the dangers of over- fatigue, how to get tire most out of your sleep, how to mai: tain a healthy mental outloo how to avoid disabling ace dents, how to preserve your v sion and hearing and may ot er facets of healthful living. Q Can a woman ovnlat more than once a month? How long does the ovum remain ac live after release from th ovary? How long does th sperm remain potent before dies? A Ovulation occurs on] once every lunar month bu sometimes two ova, instead one, are discharged by th ovary. If fertilized, they be- come nonidentical twins, takes about three days for th ovum to be carried down th uterine tube to the uterus bu unless it is fertilized before enters the tube, it will be swep through the uterus without be- coming implanted in the uter ine wall. Sperms remain in th Female reproductive tract fo one to three days but they re- main potent for only 12 to 2 hours. Q Are plantar warts con tagious? What happens if the' are not treated? How can thej je cured? A Although plantar warts are caused by a virus, they ar not contagious in the ordinary sense. If not treated, they wil teep right on causing pain on pressure. That is incentive n o u g h for most victims tr Tm CUKIH THIWI Both vulnerable. North deals. NORTH A74 OAQ10I A103 WEST EAST A3 AA101S S7K1074 VS3 OS54Z OKJ 48652 the nine and inasmuch as his remaining card was known to be a heart, there was nothing to be gained by taking finesse, so declarer went with the ace and dropped East's king.'North's queen of diamonds took too gamfl fulfilling trick, I'D BETTER HOLD YOU. BE COMING THRU HERE LIKE A PAGWOOD, HURRY LIKE EVERYTHING OR YOUU- BE LATE FOR WORK.' BKETLE Mort Walker 9-12 V'KMCW WHEN OTTO 6KOWLS e THAT, SOMETIMES rr- ALMOST SOUNDS WMEN SAK6S I SHOWS LIKE THAT SOMETIMES IT ALMOST SOMDS LIKE HES U'L ABNER-By Al Capp -BE GRATERILTHAT; IN MB LONELIMES5, ARCHIE-By Bob Montana rr OH.OH.' HAS MOKE A WHAT'S INSTRUMENTS (THAT RED THAN A 717.'J LIGHT.., THAT'S JUSHEAD; 6ERMAN FOR eer ALTIMETER.WE VERONICA LET ME MDU SET THIS 1 DRIVE IT.' IT'S HER FATHER'S; HI AND Dik Brown. SOMETIMES I' LOCK AT TRIXIE'S LITTLE EARS AND EXES MO NOSE AND I JUST MARVEL AT HOW GOO HER All TOGETHER EARS AND EYES AND NOSE TOGETHER OKAY GLANCES-----by Gill Fox TIZZY-----by Kate Osann Dick Turner "I'll iell you why we're having a "My father never forgets a promise miev ThouVo nil lltl if 1 made lousy season! They're all sitting up (ate at night writing "Yes, I have noticed one thing; that might help him get to the top he has a mighty thick ;