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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 22, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 6 THE IETKBRIDGE HERAIO Tuesday, Auguil 22, 1972----------- YOUR HOROSCOPE By JEAN6 D1XON WEDNESDAY. AUG. 23 Your r I li day today: Opens a run of changes, on all tracks ex- cept the one you've been ou for perhaps too long. Emo- tional tit's arc long remem- bered. Today's natives have Hie knack of getting friends involved in tticir activities. ARIES Olarch Jl-Aprll Ixt everybody sec Hie bright side of your iiersonalily as you push 'thruuRli the routi.ics of the clay. Where yuu can make an introduction, ilo so- TAURUS (April 20-May It's lime to get to work on your career plans, select a course of action, decide how LAWRENCE E. LAMB, M. D. Girl wants to save to get soft lenses Fv Lrmrence Lamb. M.D. I joint popping Iliat you Dear Dr. I am I. I hope you --11--------'" can help our family with an decision. Our daugh- ter, who is 13, has been wear- ing for many years. The lenses are quite thick. She wants the soft contact lenses so badly she is willing to save half of'her babysitting money. If she we are I ho contact lenses will her eyes Bet so accustomed to them their strength that she will not lie able to go back wci-rins ordinary glasses? I underr-tand you cannot wear the contacts all" the time, so will she also need other glasses? Dear Header To obtain the soft contact lenses she'll have to be examined and fitted by an eye specialist. Although there are differences in pro- fessional opinions on the use of contact lenses, the general pic- ture reported thus far on the soft contact lenses is very bright. They have been worn for long periods of time as a sort of bandage over the front of the eye when It has been ir- ritated. They do not cause the irritation and problems noticed with hard contact lenses. Stud- ies have fceeu done with the lenses being worn for hours and hours without irritating the eyes, but I would prefer that you rely on the eye doctor who examines your daughter for ad- vice on this point. I only want to reassure you that it's possi- ble that she" might lie able to wear them for long periods of time without the kind of diffi- culty normally attributed to hard contact lenses. If she is able to wear them a sufficient length of time each day, it's possible she might not need other glasses. Some test sub- jects have worn them day and night without experiencing dif- ficulty. Dear Dr. Lamb Our son has gone on a health food diet, eating mostly mixed nuts, seeds, wheat germ and lots of milk. Every time he gets up from a sitting position, his bones in his legs and hips pop like they were breaking. Could this be from too much cal- cium? Please give us your opin- ion of this diet? Dear Header No, the de- scribe "is'not too uncommon ir young growing people and H can be caused by a number ol factors, hut not from loo muc! calcium in tlic diet, As far as the "health diet' that you're describing, 1 a relatively dim view of it Food fads of this type often re suit in diets deficient in essen lial nutricnls. If ho insists o: following this riicl, he shoulc lako one of the daily vitami tablets that can be obtained any supermarket and lake on each (lay just to cover him for a possible vitamin deficien cy. A person also needs a va iety of different types of pn lein and he will be getting variety from the milk, which a good source of protein, on the seeds, particularly if Hi seeds happen lo be soybear seeds. I would still liappie if he were getting more proteL from animal sources. His di probably wouldn't forbid hii using egg whites, for Vegetarians get by with die devoid of meat, poultry', or fis but they are usually prct' smart in planning their diets I am not sure that all thes health food diets of the typ you are describing measure u to a good vegetarian's diet. (Newspaper Enterprise Assn 311 are going to do tho essen- il moves. CKM1N1 (Mny 21 June islanl places and people in- igue you, people nearby re generally co-operative, lie right us you work for a full ly's achievement. CANCER (June 21 July 22V. o r m u 1 a t e your (jueslions early, get on opinion from o m e b o d y who has been iroufjh ttie experience you sec lead. Celebrate. LEO (July 23-Aug. Open onflicts can now be resolved y resolute action. Co-ordinat- g your program is fun with >me smind decisions establish- VIRGO (Aug. Sept. ivert more of your energy to oung people. There's a good urprisc coming with steady iligence on your regular rounc f work. LIBRA (Sept. 23 Oct. Your feelings become an !m lortant factor m what happens low. Questions concerning the iffairs of older people need attention. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 Nov. ndirect benefits arise from your family connections. Your lalicnce with tho comments of >Uler [icople is greatly appre- ciated. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dcc. t; You are expected to bo willing and able lo move about freely, change routines, switch o new [Xxsitions wilh no groat upset. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 .Ian. Investments made today bear long-range reward s. Check to mnkc sure thai noth- ing of importance is neglected misplaced. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 Feb. Settle back, make less noise than usual, see whether you ran lw helpful lo children, either yours or related. PISCES (Feb. la-March Say litlle of what you plan to do until the lime comes, just do what is necessary', planations arc much later. (1972 The Chicago Tribune) KNOW WHAT A OCOON IS, DON'T AND KNOW WHAT A RACCOON 15, DON'T W? WELL, THIS 15 A PICTURE Of A RACCOON A5LGEP IN HIS RACCOCOON! TUMBlEWEEDS-By Tom K. Ryon Flies' eyes Andy sends a complete ID- volume set of the Merit Stu- dents Encyclopedia to Carol Jennings, age 12, of Hous- ton, Texas, for her question: Is it true that a fly has four ryes? It is true that most flics have four eyes. But the housefly has five, two whoppers and three tiny ones. With all this equip- ment, you would expect him to have extremely good vision. When you try to swat a house- fly, you learn by experience thai this Is so. The pesky crea- ture sees you coming and takes off before you have time to take a good aim. Actually, in GOREN ON BRIDGE BY CHARLES H. GOREN o nn Br TIM THbont Both vulnerable. South deals. NORTH 10 V J62 0 J S 4 I 487642 WEST 4. 98 V 10 O KQ83 SOUTH A AKQ J7B5 EAST A 43Z O A976 in history Richard lit of England was killed at the Battle of Bosworth Field 437 years ago the War of the Roses. He had been a protag- onist. He was beaten by Henry Tudor, a Welsh prince who carne from French exile and Lancaster forces. The had ruled 24 years of (he 30-year The crown of Kngiand allegedly was found on a hush and Henry became Henry VII, the first Tudor king. A countrywide strike by 15 unions paralyzed rail and telegraph services in Canada, _ Men believed to be escaped convicts, Ulysses Lau- zon anrl Mickey McDonald held up a Windsor, Ont., and got away v.ith The Canadian Com- munist party dissolved itself snd set up the Labor-Progres- sive party. UI2 _ Brazil, five of whose shifts had been sunk by Axis submarines, declared war on Germany ant] Italy. IMZ Tne Civil War in Eng- land began. O10 A J3 The bidding: South North East 2 A Pass 2 NT Pass 3 4 Pass Pass Pass Opening lead: King of 0 Lest the reader assume ihat he has been made the victim of some typogra- pher's whim, let me hasten to reassure him that the bid- ding sequence not only is re- ported correctly, more to the meets with our full endorsement. One of the changes recently made in the system is that the open- ing demand bid is no longer unconditionally forcing to game. This Is one of the modifi- cations presented in the new edition of Goren's Bridge Complete which tho it has been on the market barely a year, is already in its third printing. The opening bid of in a suit is still forcing on part- ner and he is expected to bid two no trump if he is unable to make a positive response. A simple rebid in the same suit such as South made in today's hand is however, no longer uncondi- tionally forcing. Hail he bid three of a new suit, N'orlh would be required to bid Bgain. Over three spades, the latter may use his own judgment. With any excuse for bidding (such as posses- sion of two or three trumpa and a possible rulfing value or one or two high cardsl responrlor should strain to find another call. With the above hand, North had no reason to car- ry on once he was relieved of the obligation and when the opener merely rebid three spades on the second round, responder properly passed. West opened the king ot diamonds against Ihe final contract and in response .to East's encouraging signal, he continued with the three. East played the ace and de- clarer ruffed. The king of hearts was returned, West followed suit with the three and East won the trick the ace, West had played the low- est outstanding heart which indicated that he had an odd number of cards in the suit --possibly five. With four hearts, it is proper to signal partner by following with the third best to tegin an echo. If South had only two hearts, it was quite likely that they were the king- queen, especially since ha started that suit before play- ing trumps. If declarer regained the lerail and cleared the queen of hearts from his hand, the arose in East's mind whether there was a quick entry lo dummy. Tho only card that might con- ceivably serve Ihis purpose was the ten of spades, sr> in order to kill this card before it might be utilized, East p.ornptly shifted to a trump. Observe that if East leads back anything but a spade, South can indeed clear the queen of hearts from his hand, cross over to the ten of trumps anrl then sluff a club on the jack of hearts lo score !0 tricks on the deal. Declarer won the spacle return in dummy, ruffed an- other diamond and led out all his trumps but one. held on to his clubs however and In the end, South was obliged to surrender two club tricks. He did er.d up wilh SO points below Ihe line and a clear cut edge toward successful completion of lha rubber on the next deal. UH...PO YOUMINPIFI ASK YOU A RATHER PERSONAL QUESTION? is urns, IN LOO o1 A T 5tt M'lrWO LUV, ORE, AS SHE IS SUMTIMES ALIOS YER (WJGHTEK, AL1US CUP9L6-WOWJ BLONDIE-By Chic Young JUST 7HRE3E DAYS V r SH5 MAY SET LONESOME AMD COME I ASO SHE LEF TO SPENP A MONTH HR MOTHER BEETLE BAIlEY-By Mort Walker IN, YOU SWEATEP THO POUNPS OFF 10 A eooo STAKT HAVE A FATTV METABOLISM.' some respects, superior to ours. What's more he is mighty quick lo react lo what he sees. There are some species in the insect order Dipt era. All of them are limited to one pair of smallish, gauzy winps Uie species know be.'il is the housefly. without nifying glass, you can most of his face and head arc occupied by an oversized pair of dark bulges. These are his amazing compound eyes. On the back of his head, where the nape of his neck should be, he has three more very tiny eyes arranged in a neat triangle. These are called simple eyes, or ocelli. Scientists know quite a lot about the large compound eyes and how they work, Cut the functions of the small ocelli are more mysterious. Perhaps the world must wait for some grade school student to become a future scientist and prove why a fly needs these small extra eyes. Each compound eye is a roundish dome made from about duplicate parts, all fitted neatly together somewhat like a honeycomb. Each sees more-or-less the same view of the scenery, which seems like a rather senseless duplication of duties. However, the com- pound eye is curved so that its surface faces outward on all sides, Hence, the small j parts repeat and repeat the same image from slightly dif- ferent angles. A wide-awake fly can see En all directions at once, which is more than we can do. J In addition to this complete i look-out system, there are those j small simply eyes in the back i of his head. Nfany flics have just two of these ocelli, making a total of four eyes. The house- fly has three, making a total of five. Some researchers suspect that the ocelli delect bright and dimmer patches of light. If this Is so, It would he a big bonus. Kven a moving arm makes slight changes in the patterns of light and shadow around it. If the occllie can re- port [here ruMIe changes, I'iny could inform the fly of your in- tentions the moment you lift the swatter. LI'L ABNER-By Al Capp SLEEPItJ'PEACEFUL 'AH 'EM TO 5TAy THAT -SOAH'LL LEAVE THIS KJO. MEFO'MAHSKULL- -WHICH AH WILL DELIVER PtRSOHAUX- ARCHIE-By Bob Montana Certain expert swatters claim that there is a trick to their success. It seems (hat when a fly takes off, he must push backward to launch him- self forwards. This tiny motion gives a swatler a chance. Most of us fail we aim where the fly is. We are more likely to so they say, if wo aim a little behind this spot. However, Andy never makes this trick work, though you may have better luck. WHEN YOU OH, LIKE STEP ON W THE SUPER-' DOOR MARKET.' HI AND LOIS-By Dik Browne THAT LAST BOUNCE HkSH SHORT RIBS-By Frank O'Neal LIFE ON THE J-LAZY-S-By T. H. Edwardi NQ IN PALACE KfTCHEW.KCiNG ONION'S. CO SOME LWFLEA THWSS IN THE DUNGEON. BUGS BUNNY GIVE HIM FIVE THIS MASNIF1C6NT VEHICLE SHOUU7 BE SUFFICIEMT COLLA- TERAL, FOK A LOAN OF ALMOST A NY size VA KXJCW, A LOAN YA GOTTA HAVE PLEASE FBLLCW ME' ;