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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 13, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta YOUR HOROSCOPE By JEANE DlXON AUGUST It Your birthday Finds you in transition from an experimental or prcvi- state of affairs to a firmly organized pattern of daily living. You will be busy during coming year. Relationships depend on others keeping up with you. Today's natives have strong often indulge in philosophy. ARIES 21 April See if you can quiet yourself to let processes of life work out smoothly. Some things you were worried about take care of themselves. TAURUS 20 May If you can think of a nice way to rearrange your begin doing it. Express your desires clearly. GEMINI 21 June Planned exercise is preferable to the fidgets. Friends you thought were aloof turn out otherwise. CANCER 21 July Be an attentive be- cause all sorts of puzzles are unraveling in slips of the tongue. Extras pay off now be dili- LEO 23 Aug. Awkward as it you're al- most certain to change your mind at the last to the inconvenience of all. VIRGO 23 Sept. Your word is being awaited in far places and nearby as well up ongoing corres- pondence. Home chores should be taken care of now' LIBRA 23 Oct. New is the time to take in the tighten up check to make sure something im- LAWRENCEE. M. D. Don't abuse any laxatives Dear Dr. Lamb I have an its. One might need to use a occasional flareup with my di- verticulosis. Would you please explain this condition to me. I'm on a low residue and am told to take a laxative every day. Is it necessary to have a doily Every bottle or can warns one that prolong- ed use of laxatives may result in dependency. Are laxatives the only Dear Reader Diverhcula are small herniated pockets along the intestine. Often they are along the left colon. These little side packets literally are are hermations of the inner lin- ing of the colon into pocket-like formations In many people they cause no in others they become inflam- med and produce symptoms similar to or they may even bleed. I have dis- cussed this problem before. Many authorities feel that di- verticula are associated with poor function of the spec- ifically spastic colon and con- stipation type problems. Dr. Denis Eurlatt feels that the lack of bulk in the American diet is the reason this problem is so common in our society. It's not very common in socie- ties that have a great deal of cereal fiber in their diet. His and have re- sulted in a change in thinking by masi doctors about what kind of diet a person should have to prevent or manage a problem of diverticulosis. Other than acute inflammatory prob- which are a special proo- most of these individuals are better off if they have a diet which contains an ap- preciable amount of bulk This is just the opposite of the low residue diet that you've men- tioned. The colon contracts in a rhythmic fashion to move the food residue along. If there's not much residue m the it overcontracts and goes into spasm. This starts off the chain of events that leads to spastic and related problems. By using something to provide sufficient such as the natural cereal fiber that should occur in eating whole cereals or unrefined this problem is avoided. Ihe diverticula are outgrowth of prolonged poor bowel func- tion. a chemical laxative is certainly not the answer to this problem. Bulk expander type laxatives are useful in a number of conditions and do not have the same harm- ful effects Chemical 1 a x- harmful effects. Chemical lax- atives propel food through the small intestine too rapidly and end up disturbing the function of the colon. Most specialists in gastroenterology would not rec- ommend a laxative regularly for a person who has diverti- cula. Quite the they would recommend a Jsowel training program directed to- ward prevention of spastic col- constipation and related problems. This is achieved by changing the at a suitable time to one that contains a sa- tisfactory amount of bulk and establishing regular bowel hab- bulk expander at a small tap water enema in the process of training the bowel. In a I do not agree with the type of program you're on if it is being provided to for a treatment of divertieulos- is. It is not the fcrm of treat- ment that I think most gastro- enterologists would recommend for constipation or spastic or ir- ritable colon. The chemical lax- ative habit usually leads to con- tinued problems with the bowei. Enterprise Send yonr questions to Dr. in care of this rfews- PO.. Box Radio City New York. N.Y. 10019. For a copy of Dr. Lamb's new booklet on diver- send 50 cents to the same address and ask for booklet. portant isn't being neglected. SCORPIO 23 no.v Theie's an undercurrent of ex- perhaps in almost anything you get into this complex day. SAGITTARIUS 22-Dec. People about you experi- ence high get slight but significant results new directions are slowly. CAPRICORN 22 Jan. There's nothing quite like getting together with those who share your interests to settle issues. AQUARIUS 20 Feb. If you can let well enough alone during the working you will have an opportunity to pick up the pieces later. PISCES 19 March Decide early what you want persisting in important matters until you either get your way or know why not. The Chicago Ask Andy Chicken history Andy sends a complete 20- volume set of the Merit Stu- dents Encyclopedia to Welter age of Madi- for his ques- Hem did people domesticate Chickens were domesticated so long ago that most of the de- tails are forgotten. Scientists searched for a long time be- fore deciding that our domesti- cated chickens are related to certain wild fowl that live in India. No one knows when peo- ple first domesticated but we know how and where our modern strains were de- veloped. Mcst experts agree that ths wild ancestors of our farm chickens were little red jungle fowl of India. These roost and nest in the great jungle trees and scratch for food on the jungle floor. They are pounced upon by hungry and mis- chievous monkeys steal their eggs. The little mother lays a dozen eggs at a trusting that at least a few of her chicks will survive long enough to grow up Lcng before the dawn of re- corded people figured out a better way to supply themselves with jungle fowl meat and eggs Perhaps the hunting game of hid-and-seek GOREN ON BRIDGE BY CHARLES H. GOREN unr Tte Trlbiin BRIDGE QUIZ ANSWERS Q. as South you hold- AKQ853 063 The bidding has proceedeo South West North 1 A Pass 3 0 Pas.. 3 4k Pass 4 A Pass What do you bid two first rour.d con- trols and a good trump jour Jiand possesses the essential In- gredlenti for a slam Take your choice as to the want to proceed even a direct old of six cpadcs has our approval Q. 2 Neither as South you The bidding has North East South West Pass Pass 1 Past 2 V Pass What do you bid now' Partner is a passed hand ao jou should not even con- Eider the possiblity of espc- c'ally since partner could jumped to three hearts with a near opening Hearts should be zs good a spot as for this part score deal Q. you hold- The bidding has South West North East Pass Pass 1 Pass 2 A Pass 4 Pass What do you bid the fact that passed partner Is Mill- ing for a slam. You could hardly have more than you to me suggest jou cooperate by bidding five clubs. J ou could try Blackwood. Intending to bid slam if partner shous number of acec Q. 4 Neither your partner has opened with one heart and you A AID 8 05 What is your which accu- rately describes your hand. Just because .vou hold fUe trumps does not mean that jou ihould leap to four hearts. The hand does not sufficient plajing strength lor a preemptive raise. Q. as South you OJ105 The bidding has North East South West Pass Pass Pass 1 0 1 A 2 What do jou bid now' Since partner passed there is little to be earned by bidding With six losers the adversely bid. It is ost unliXely flit jou could lul- 1 11 an eight-trick contract. Bid- ding just to hear the sound of voice could prove Q. 6 _ Neither as South you hold- A6 VAK74 OA753 The bidding has North East South 1 A 2 What do you bid' 4 a hand of con- siaerable full opening Lid if a convenient contract cannct be there may be no fiame in the hand Partial misfit in spades suggests thai the hand might better defensive and oi.r recommendation Is a pcnaltv double Your hand should at least four tricks m defense. Unless partner's hand Is hiehly unbalanced. In which case ha should bid a sure profit la- in store playing for the penalty. Q. you hold- AQ10964 The bidding has South West North East became wearisome or the wild chickens became scarcer. In any people began round- ing up jungle fowl and keeping them in coops or enclosures. These first domesticated fowl thrived and multipled because they were protected from pre- datory cats and monkeys. Their human owners were careful to leave some of their eggs and enough parents to keep a con- tinuing supply of jungle fowl within reach. Even the earliest farmers knew that superior animals tend to produce supsrior off- spring Ages it was custo- mary to select the best of ths flock for the future Through generations of selective breed- the domesticated chickens improved. They became larg- er and meatier than their wild jungle fowl re'athes and abo laid more eggs. We do not know how or when people persuaded their domes- tic chickens to lay more than a dozen eggs each year. But most likely when a mother hen laid more than the usual num- bsr of she was selected to produce more than her share of chicks. Some of the chicks would inherit her egg-laying ta- lent. The best of them often pro- duced still better egg and gradually all the domesti- cated flocks laid more and more eggs. Another theory suggests tbat the mctbsr hens felt more comfortable on a nest with a dozen or so eggs. As their human captors helped them- maybe the motherly hens laid extra striving i to keep a full nest. This ten- dency may have helped to pro- duce modem chickens that lay 200 eggs a year. Centuries ago. travelers to India took domestic chickens back home In people bred them to get the meaty Cochin and Brahma strains. Nowadays a good table bird weighs ten to 12 pounds. In Spain and Leghorn and Anddusian strains were devel- oped to lay 200 eggs a year. In 100 years ago peo- ple started to encourage both these qualities in their domes- tic chickens. These egg- include the speckled Ply- mouth ths white Whysn- dotte and the perky Rhode Island strains. Questions asked by Children of Herald readers should bf mailed to Ask P.O. Box 765. Hnnticgton California right Chronicle Publishing Co. 1 A 1 A 3 V Pass Pass Pass 1 0 3 A 3NT Pass Pass Pass What do you bid jump In clubt shown that he holds values where need them most. His jump which was forcing to fame. based on the possibility that might a minimum open- ing bid 5011 hold much more than a minimum with splen- did distribution and three first- round controls Your slam chancel must be so we suggest a direct bid of six clubs. Q. you A3 OAJ92 The bidding has West North East South 3 A 3 NT Pass What action do you It li true that four hearts might prove to be a su- perior but there Js danger thkt the backbone partner's three no trump bid Is running club suit. Partner's failure to double three spades for takeout might be a naming that he Is unprepared for the ether major. AuguM 1973 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD IB Fun with figures By J. A. H. HUNTER was a nice drive from my said Ray. the first third of the way. That's still not and I could only average 20 miles per hour. Ken smiled. did well at if it's as bad as it was last year. But after that bit you had the new highway right to here Ray agreed big so I averaged 35 I miles per hour for the whole What was his average speed on the new Thames for an idea to T. A. To- Ontario. Friday's Cheque for HAGAR the HORRIBlE-By Oik I'M IM POTTgfJ SriAPE I CAM'T etefO PICK THIS OFF Trig FLOOR 1 Wrty DOM'TYOLJ WlTrl THE MOST RWA5TIC RECOUPS IN THE HCTW OF SpOrTTf- Birr HfT'SeVcN TT 8WJ50IM' MIS TUMBLEWEEDS-By Tom K. Ryan LIMP IP THE CHIEF BLONDIE-By Chic Young I'VE CHANGED MY MINP--YOU CANT PLAY POKES TONISHT AT EPPIE'3 I HAVENT CHANGED MY MIND I AM 6OINS TO PLAY POKER TONISHT THIS CALLS FDR AN EYEBALL- TO-EYEBALL CONFRON- TATION HOW ABOUT MAMNe IT TWO BEETLE BAILEY-By Mort Walker HERE'S ANP I'LL BE AT TO TAcS BACK TO PEMlNPS ME SOMEHOW OF THE RPST PAY MOM TOOK MB TO LI'L ABNER-By Al Capp DISHONORABLE II D1SHOWORABW FROM MV DISCHARGED U DlSCKARGEP BOARDING FROM THE MV a FORCE- BUT THERE'S ONE WHO WILL 11 WE'VE. B ALWAVS BE M-Y TRUE PRIEND- FOUGHT OLD POLICE CRIME. 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