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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 23, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 34 THE IFTHBR1DGE HERAID Wodneidoy, Auguil 13, 1972 YOUR HOROSCOPE By JEANE D1XON THliKSDAY. AUG. 24 I Seeing YOUR B1IITIIOAY TODAY: Broader responsibility must be met, often with little time for preparation. Emotional expression is more fluent. Today's natives form opin- ions slowly, then stick to them. A year such as this means a s'pecial criterion (or original thought. AitlES (March 21-Aprll the flaws in what is Agreeng lo disagree Is one happening does not excuse temper. Neither should you 1 o t yourself bo frustrated. Find a practical course. TAUWJS (April 20-Jiay Be gentle in dealing with (hose you love and impersonal with those you don'l. Umvisc maneuvers now bring few wanted results. GEMINI (May 21 JUDO LAWRENCE E. LAMB, M. D. Vaccines made fi L-oni germs achievement; to be able to liolil dissonant views while retaining relations is belter. Learn more by watching than by asking. CANCEU (June 21 July B o i n fi perverse Isn't your By Lawrence Lamb, Dear Dr. Lamb In my reading class we were discuss- ing vaccines. I learned that in making a vaccine they include the germ from the disease that they are trying to prevent. Isn't it odd? Why should they put a germ in the body to prevent disease? I thought germs made you ill? Dear Header I suppose it does seem a little odd, but if you think that's odd, think of all the difficulties people had understanding illnesses in the days before they even knew germs existed. The vaccine is really made from a germ which has, been weakened so that it's less able to induce a full-blown illness in the individual. Some- times even dead germs are used since the chemicals in the dead germ initiate the body's defense mechanism to built up the body's immunity. In other instances, a germ from n related disease can cause the immunity. A good ex- ample of this is simple small- pox. In the early history of smallpox, the first vaccinations were made using germs from cowpox. The cowpox virus was similar enough to the human smallpox virus that if a person had been infected with it, he wouldn't develop smallpox. It was a lot better to have a min- or illness with cowpox than It was to have the deadly dis- ease of smallpox. In fact one of the things that led to the dis- covery of the smallpox vaccine was the observation that "milk- maids" seldom had smallpox. This leads me to add a loot' rote to your answer. Some months ago there was consid need croble scurry around the health circles of the world with a pro- clamation that smallpox wns ;ono forever. It was decided that people wouldn't smallpox vaccinations any more In many civilized coun- tries and since rarely someone would have a severe reaction lo them it would be well to dis- continue it entirely, The theme: was that finally the world had been rid of smallpox. Tills is dangerous thinking since virus- es and germs can live forever in remote isolated area. Then, suddenly, one day they find a favorable environment and ev- eryone knows that they've been there all along. That's exactly what happen- ed with smallpox. In (lie wake of the Pakistan-Bangaladesh war, smallpox broke out. Also smallpox has shown up in Yug- oslavia. In today's world with modern transportation a small outbreak of disease can be spread worldwide in a short length of time. Although many doctors wouldn't agree with me, I recommend that smallpox vaccinations be continued in the United States. Dear Dr. Lamb You had a column on popcorn and said it was good for people. Coconut oil is largely used in pop- ping popcorn-. Is this oil poly- unsaturated Dear Reader Definitely not. It contains more saturated fats than perhaps any other fat commonly available in the mar- ket. You should use either saf- flower oil or com oil. Both con- tain relatively little saturated fat and lots of polyunsaturated fat. finest quality, and today you aren't the only one with such tendencies. Just bear with yourself. LEO (Jllly J3-Aug. Whatever you feel is the situa- tion may not be the most ac- curate version Investi- gate, before acting then be firm and definite. VinOO (Aug. 23 Sept. Having too much on your mind is not good check out the facts on Ihe main problem, lay it aside it Lhc answers arc not available. LIIIUA (Sept. 23 Oct. Impulsive moves Up the bal- ance too far. Corrective moves arc late. Don't expect anybody lo concern himself wiUi your X'oblems now. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 Nov. You may be very effective In I getting what you think you want. Realize that some tilings arc spoiled by strenuous itisls- tence. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dcc. Tnct is likely beyond your scope today. Caution and cour- tesy are needed, as your pres- ence lias a catalystic effect. CAPniCOHN (Dec. 22 Jan. Being conservative brings results. Keep things as simple by minding your own affaire, and sticking to established rou- tines. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 Feb. What seems a sure Ihing KACin t-J> BAa JUST AWAY IT CLEAR. ACROSS TO 7HE OTtieR SIPE OF THE WORLD (MERE ANOTHER LITTLE KID FOUND 15 RAVING WITH LUCKY TUMBLEWEEDS-By Tom K. Ryan Is opl to be something else tomorrow. Line up your accounts, review your re- resmirces. PISCES (Fell. 19-March Personal ventures run into a blank wall, have lo wait while you sort things out. Talking won't quite do the job. (101Z By The Chicago Tribune) Brain's color Andy sends a complete 20- volume set of the Merit Stu- dents Encyclopedia to Sherryl Jones, age 12 f of Tucson, Arizona, far her question: What color is the brain? The brain is the nerve center of the body. Tlic nerve center of a town is City Hall, with its courts and other municipal of- fices. Chances arc, it is the most impressive building in town, neatly landscaped and flying a colorful flag. One also might expect the brain to have a very impressive appearance, But this is not so. The ruler of everything that goes on in the ixxly resembles a large, pasty- colored walnut. The hrxiy protects its prec- ious brain in the bony skull. The hard walls inside are padd- ed with three layers of fibrous skin and a layer shock absorbing GOREN ON BRIDGE BY CHARLES II. COHEN c im BT CftTcm Tribnni East-West vulnerable. South deals. NORTH A QJ80S V K 10 7 6 Q7 Q10 EAST A M.I 2 A A973 O 5 1 'J Q X O 12 0 J1D9 S A K J S 5 1 A 7 6 SOUTH A K A J 5 3 J f> A K 8 3 A932 The lidding: South West Korth East in 2 1 Pass t Pa-i 1 Pass Pass Pass Opening lead: King o[ After 20 coiisecutive vic- tories, Italy's Blue Team finally suffered its first set- -back in the 1972 World Bridge Olympiad held in Mi- ami Beach in June, at ttio hands of Formosa. The Taiwan Team, which Allays the Precision Cluh System scored a major up- set in its 1M9 debut in InJcr- national competition hy fin- ishing second to Italy whose Blue Team then went into temporary retirement after having won it.s ninth consecu- tive Vr'orld Title. Today's hand netted the Chinese a swing which enabled lhf.7n to edge, Italy in their rjiialifyirij; round match. The bidding is pre- sented as it occurred at the table where Massimo TJ'Alelio was seated South and CarniHo Pabis Tied was North for the Italians. South opened the bidding with one heart and West ov- crcalled with two clubs. North's raise to three hearts is competitive and not lore- ing in their methods. Eouth's lour diamond Wd was a mild slam try and when North merely returned to four hearts, the auction subsided.: West opened the king of clubs on which East dropped the seven. West' continued with the ace and when his partner completed the echo by playing the six to show a doubleton, he continued wilh the jack of clubs. D'Alelio chose to ruff in dummy with the ten of hearts and East overruffed with the queen, and then cashed