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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 13, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Thursday, Augusl 13, 1970 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 19 YOUR HOROSCOPE By JEANE DIXON FRIDAY, AUG. 14 Your birthday May: Aside from occasional surprises, this coming year is one of normal growth. Consistent ef- forts to advance your career have results but attract unex- pected competition and unor- thodox means of coping with it. People you have not thought favorably disposed turn out to be strongly on your side. New contacts are important. Today's natives usually find some special, proud way of serving public ideals. ARIES (March 21 -April Take extra care with close as- sociates or your mate. In career matters, a generally co-opera- tive attitude prevails make the most of it while it lasts. TAURUS (April 2H May Your self improvement pro- gram begins to show results. Your current ideas are worth expanding. Fresh attractions enter your romantic life, but avoid indiscretion. GEMINI (May 21 June Take nothing for" granted in either love or money matters. Close out the workweek with no loose ends. You may not be able to pick up quite where you left off. CANCER (June 21 July Other people disclose confiden- tial matters unwittingly. Go along with the general friendly spirit; get things done without fuss and turmoil. LEO (July 23 Aug. You are not free to express your feelings on personal issues. Aside from llu's, today is quite active and successful. Rearrange details of financial (Aug. 23 Sept. Special technical knowledge comes readily, unsought. Seize the opportunity even though you may not see its uses. Unaided efforts are more satisfying than teamwork now. WELL CHILD Diet Does Not Appear To Be Cause of Acne By WAYNE G. BRANDSTADT, M.D. Written for Newspciier Enterprises Assn. Q _ I have three years. I had acne for have watched my diet, washed with a germi- cidal soap and used many med- icines but nothing seems to help. What do you advise? A Because certain changes in the hormones entering the blood during adolescence is the cause of acne, many teen-agers continue to have this skin erup- tion until they are in their early 20s. Diet does not appear to be an underlying cause. Most dermatologists now favor injection of the antibiotic, tetra- cycline. Doxycycline (Vibramy- cih) by mouth has also control- led the disease in 33 per cent of those who have tried it. Both are prescription drugs. Exposure to sunlight, appli Cholera Outbreak Report Denied GENEVA (AP) The Uni- ted Arab Republic today offi- cially denied reports that there is a cholera epidemic in the Middle East country. Great Lakes Pollution Talks Set TORONTO (CP) The On- tario government announced today that officials of eight states and two other provinces have agreed to attend a confer- ence on Great Lakes pollution here Sept. 9-10. The province said governors al all eight states bordering the Great New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indi- ana, Illinois. Wisconsin and said they will either attend or send senior rep- resentatives. Others represented rail be Ontario, Manitoba, Quebec and the federal governments of Can- ada and the United States. Premier John Robarts said the conference was called to discuss "common environmen- tal problems" faced by the states and provinces surround- ing the Great Lakes. He said discussions will be held on inter-jurisdictional as- pects of air and water pollution, exchange of information, and the recent report on Great Lakes pollution by the Interna- tional Joint Commission. New Engine Developed By Rolls-Royce CREWE, England (Reuters) A prototype of a rotary diesel engine which could revolutionize commercial vehicle engines has been developed by Rolls-Royce, a company Fpoitesnian said here. Rolls-Royce developed a die- sel version of the gas-powered wankel rotary engine. Working in conjunction with the ministry of defence, and under licence from the NSU auto firm in West Germany, Rolls-Royce has been working for seven years on an engine which could combine light weight with high power. The prototypes are still being tested but the finished product may be only a quarter of the size of the conventional piston diesel and also much lighter. A World Health Organization spokesman here said WHO re ceived a cable from Egyptian health authorities asserting that an intestinal disease re- ported to have been discover- ed in the country several weeks ago "is not cholera." The cable did not idenitfy the disease, the spokesman said. I Egypt's denial followed publi- cation of reports from travel- lers returning to Geneva thai some kind of intestinal disease had broken out in the United Arab Republic and that it might be a hitherto-unknown type of cholera. SOVIET AREA STRICKEN The Soviet Union is fighting ;a cholera outbreak in its south- ern resort areas and there was speculation that it might have been carried home by Soviet military personnel returning from Egyptian duty. WHO, a United Nations agent, acts merely as a clear- ing house for information, to help member countries take speedy precautions against the threat of an epidemic. The Soviet vice-minister of public health cabled WHO here Monday about the outbreak in his country, identifying the dis- ease as a strain of cholera and claiming it was brought from abroad, but not specifying where. A Beirut, Lebanon, newspa- per reported today that travel- lers from Syria had reported an outbreak of cholera in the central part of that Arab coun- try and the start of an inocula- tion campaign. Romania's health minister today strongly denied reports that cholera had broken out there and Polana was reported to have taken precautions with respect to air travel from Egypt. World Birth Mark SYDNEY, Australia (Reuters) The birth rate among aborig- ines in Bourke, New South Wales, is nine per cent, the lighcst ever reached by a luman society, says John Cawte, associate professor of jsychiatry at the University of Mew South Wales. CHINA SENDS ENVOY BELGRADE (AP) China las appointed an ambassador to Yugoslavia, ending more than 10 years of strained relations during which diplomatic eon- :acts were maintained by charges d'affaires. The Yugo- slav news agency Tanjug re- ported from Peking that the new envoy was Tseng Tao, who served in Algeria. Buffalo Blood For Humans G1LETTE, Wyo. (AP) Buf- falo blood may have medical benefits for humans, Dr. Dwain Cummings of Muskegon, Mich., told directors of the Na- tional Buffalo Association. Dr. Gumming, a urological surgeon, said he has been studying the properties of the blood after learning that the buffalo has a high natural re-1 sistancc to disease. He said white blood cells from a human injected into a buffalo "developed antibodies more powerful than a horse in less lime." This meant that in serum therapy time would be saved and the chance of reac- tion to the drug reduced if buf- falo-blood qualities could be used. Dr. Cummings said much work remains to be done, "but I believe the unique quali- fies of buffalo blood promise benefits to human patients." cation of carbon dioxide snow and the use of 0.1 per cent vitamin A in a gfeaseless salve are other helpful measures. Q _ My girl friend wears bangs over her forehead. Could this cause her pimples? A It would not cause them but, li her hair is very oily, it might aggravate the condition under the bangs. (1 am a man, 74. I have been taking Hyaropr'es and di- goxin for several years. Could they cause me to break out with acne? A Digoxin is not likely to cause pimples but the Hydro- pres might. Both drugs should be taken only under careful medical supervision. Q _ What can I do to get rid of acne scars? A Tlie surgical planing or dermabr'asion with a wire brush, recently in vogue, is no longer popular because when the planing is not deep enough it doesn't remove the scars and when it is too deep it makes them worse. Masking cosme- tics now appear to be the safest and best treatment. Q I am 55. About three 'years ago I began to get pain- ful bumps on the top of my head. They last a few days, then go away but more keep coming. What causes them and what can be done for them? A This sounds like acne necrotical. The cause is not known. An antibiotic, such as betamethasone (V a 1 i s o n e a prescription item, is often helpful. Q I have heard that some birth control pills will cure acne. Is this true? A Y.es, provided you have attained your full growth, and have the approval of your doc- tor. Doivntoivn Areas Always Vital) Important EDMONTON (CP) Devel- opment of suburban stores "in no way suggests the downtown area is losing its the managing director of the Hud- son's Bay Co. retial stores in Canada said here. D. S. McGiverin of Winnipeg said in an interview that sub- urban stores reflect opoulation growth in the suburbs but add- ed that downtown stores will always be required by persons living in high-rise apartments in the area. City. centres in Canada will always be vital and impor- he said. Abolish Senate COLOMBO (Reuters) The Ceylon government has decided to abolish the Senate because ministers say it is an obstacle to progressive legislation, Mai- LIIillA (Sept. 23 Oct. Unexpected circumstances can pop up today and may be bless- ings in disguise. You have a good chance to smooth out existing squabbles with your loved ones. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 Nov. Don't let up; in all probability something new will come in to upset your plans to do parts of the job later. The evening has some special emotional inten- sity. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22- Dec. Do a little more than what you must, search a bit farther than your familiar rounds. Avoid expectingor de- manding much from your loved ones. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 Jan. Business matters work out well with diligent effort. Per- sonal affairs are something else, uncertain, much depending on others' moods. Patience! AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 Feb. Stay out of the limelight; you can get better view of yourself. Time out from work is important to family matters. Reserve funds come into helpful temporary use. PISCES (Feb. 19 March The personal side of living is stressed today. Attend the nu- ances; put yourself in the other fellow's shoes for once and see how you like it. Strike Vote Taken DETROIT United Auto Workers union has order- ed its locals in General Motors, Ford and Chrysler plants across the country to conduct strike votes to authorize walk- outs in event no new contract is negotiated with any of the Big Three by Sept. 14. All locals were directed to complete their balloting by Sept. 1. Strike votes at this stage of bargaining are a rou- tine feature of auto-labor con- tract talks. Whether .strike authorization would be exercised would be up to the union's 25-member inter- national executive board. Au- thorization usually is given to strengthen the hand of., union representatives at the various bargaining tables. Leonard Woodcock, TJAW president, has said the union has no intention of calling a strike against the Big Three si- multaneously, but that one of them will be affecetd when cur- rent three-year contracts ex- pire at midnight Sept. 14 un- less a new hand by that N e w contract negotiations opened at GM, Ford and Chrys- ler in mid-July, with the UAW demanding a substantial wage increase, a minimum monthly pension after 30 years service and return to an unlim- ited cost-of-living wage escala- tor, among other things. The current average hourly wage in the auto industry is and the companies esti- mate that fringe benefits, such as pensions and insurance, add another hourly to their labor costs. agreement lime. is in SEVENTH SLAM Joe Pepitone's June bases- trip'ala" Senanayake, a cabinet i loaded home run against the minister and a member of the New York Mets was the seventh grand slam for Houston Astro first baseman. House of Representatives, said Wednesday. GOREN ON BRIDGE BY CHARLES H. GOREN tr Tin CMcm Triton] Both vulnerable. South deals. NORTH 4 J1097S OK9 87 WEST EAST AS 5 4 3 Q J 7 SOUTH A AKQ32 AAJ10S The bidding: South West North East 1 A Puss 2 4 Dole. 4 A Pass Pass Pass Opening lead: King of South, the declarer at four spades, managed to hoodwink his opponent by means of an ingenious bit of deception. West opened the king of clubs and South played the ace. The ace and king oC spades drew trumps. There was a temptation to lead the jack of clubs next, for after the queen' was dislodged, declarer could discard a diamond. on the ten of dubs audihereby restrict hit kmei Mature reflection con- vinced South that if West had the king-queen of clubs, then East's take-out double marked him with the remaining high, cards, and in particular with the top honors in nionds. If West gets in with the queen of clubs then, diamond shift might well be expected and the defense would have an opportunity to rack up the 'setting before South could regain initiative. Declarer decided to engage in a bit of deception. Instead of leading a high club, ha played the six from his hand. The unsuspecting West .fol- lowed with the deuce and East was obliged to win trick with the nine. He cashed the ace of hearts' dropping de- clarer's, king and continual with the queen, which South ruffed. The jack of clubs was put thru, West covered with tha queen and North ruffed. A heart was trumped in toe closed hand and (he tea at clubs was cashed, the nine of diamonds being discarded from dummy. South conceded a diamond trick and trumped out his remaining diamonds. In all, lie lost one club, DM I 5TOT THERE FOR FORTY-FIVE MIIWTES, ANOTHER NEVER PAID TO ME! I HOPE flUR ESCALATOR JAMS1IHOPEAU.THE BLACKTOP IN WUK PARKINS LOT CRACKS! I THE AWRtf CONSUMER) {j T 2) m JSSWW-: MIDDLE-CLASS ANIMALS By Hugh Laidman i HAVE (PLEASE.....IET YOUOUTOFMY) MEJOINYOU? THOUGHTS. ys< LD...! SCRIBE A CIRCLE, AND WITHIN MY RETREAT INTO A WORLD ALL MY OWN. Chic Yotmg DAGWOOD, WILL YOU FLAY MVBRIPSE HAND WHILE I MAKE COFFEE? BKETI.E Mort Walker you euze LOOK BUS-? WHEN yea STPIPE VO'SOTTA CHOOSE r NO BETWEEN ME AM'HIM" AKCIUE-By Bob Monlauii OH. WE YOU MUST COME HIM.' TO OUR PARTY, A SOCIAL MOTHERANDI ARE SPINS OVER THE LIST KNOW WHO SHfii. BRING .'..THAT UGLY OLD GOAT.' HI AND Dik Brown. AW... I'VE BEEN 3TRIKIN6 OUT A LOT IN THIS CAP. BAD OKAY IF 1 WEAR M3UR (SOLF CA? FOR THE 6AME TODAY, DAD? SIDE Gill Fox Kate Osann Dick Turner "It says 'age, optional.' Can I make it as low as 18'" S we'U Mom' iiimK now we n UE picking a can? ;