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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 24, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 'HE IEIHBRIDGE HERAID Tuuiday, Auguit 34, 1971 Your horoscope IF WE COME IN LAST PLACE THAT MEANS WE'LL 6ET FIRST CHOICE IN THE PLAYER PKAFT By Jeane Dixon '.M'.nM'.SPAY. Al'Ci. i imr birlliilay I o d a v: MI.-; (if what you do lllis requires revision, ad- so leave it open to i wilhoul undue diffi- Many experiments arc mlk-aled, reliiliiiR lo various -nn.- of career projects, household arrangements. To- natives arc quite firm in Lisoir opinions, perhaps a b.i unorthodox. AKII'.S (March '11 April The pace of llic week picks up. lAcitcmcnt makes work easier 1.1 Ihrougn allliough you nii'M check yourself more for minor discrepan- 'irS I.UTIL'S (April 110-May farcer and related matters are trally lip all balances lo make this a very successful carccr- huildini! day. C'AM'KK (June 21-July It's lime to turn loose of oul- datcd possessions, properly which no longer serves any ac- li.-p Your favorite ch.ir- inlensil> 01 pi iiv welr-ome any major while ck-plianls. I' lory of strangers. Get your share of current ventures up In dale and on toward comple- tion. .SAI.ITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Drc. Your sense of humor bub- bles forth in response to Ihe of present situations, happens may i-hile cR'pl.anl. LED (July 23-AllB. Spe- cial arrangements .'u'c ni'cdcd for even the simpler routine events in your regular work. Rules should be meticulously followed. VIUGO (Aug. 23-Scpl. II turns out you are the steady I one whilu so many other dith- er. Be consistent, stay with your earlier position. I.1I1UA (Sopl. 23-Ocl. If C.UMIICOUN (Dec. 22-Jan. Some personal issues come to crisis for decision. You have to let something go a rclationsiip simply isn't there any mure. Adt'AHR'S ..Jan 20-Feb. Attend your normal rounds of amenities and routines. There's enough lo do and plenty THE LAST TIME TWniAPPEMED WE 60T STUCK WITH THAT 5TUPIP BEASLE.. H'OU'U. ALWAYS BE FIRST CHOICE IN AW PlAfER PRAFT, SWEETIE! of interesting news to think about I'lSCKS (l.'l'b. Ill-March 201: Quick decisions are all right where you know Ihe field and the people in it rather well. Where you don't, put aside the responsibility. keep a solution, or you find (1971' By The Cliitago Tribune) uerdcd upward in an easy pc- there's a way of selling up riiKi of spontaneous expansion.; petty problems for yourself. Personal initiative produces; you'll be unconsciously tempted nexpected, perhaps great re- to do so. Reflect, see what it means lo yourself and your suit. I.EMINI (May Begin the day with a and mean if bustling enthusiasm wil nc; loved ones. bright SI'OIII'K) (Del. 2.1-N'nv. Your Take nobody flippantly, like- even- i wise assume nothing dcroga- LAWRENCE E. LAMB, M. D. Stitch in side an old problem Aralv fends a complete 20- v o I u m c set of the World Book [encyclopedia t o Steve rjtaldonado, age 3, of Santa Maria. California, for his question: i Where nrc the holiest and i colilcsl spnls on earth? You might expect to find the holiest spots at the equator and the coldest spots at the poles. But this is not exactly so. II is true that the coldest spots arc fairlv near the wintry North and "South Poles. But some of the hottest spots are ,quite a lorg w a y from the equator. Tliis i s become I h e great oceans tend to warm up the cold winds and cool the hot winds. For this reason, the world's hottest and coldest spots arc on large continents. far from breezes. the gentling sea Dear Dr. Lamb Our son many reasons from minor describes a pain in the lefl I deformities of Ihe skeleton Ihal which persists fcr some- j pul a persistent strain en ccr- time after running, even after i tain muscles, as seen in a per- the little ruining involved in son with one leg shorter than shooting baskets on the drive- the other, to more severe dc- v. av He has had it for at least formities. Recent illnesses, a couple of vcars. poor eating habits and expo Di-ar Reader Coaches and sure lo cold (bleeping under a rlnrlors have been confronted cold draft from a fan) all seem j Antarctica ,tbe huge icy Mth the "itch in the side" Mo be factors in some instances. fluent ll.at covers the south problem for' vcars In truth, we I Severe pain in the side can Pole. It is not a comfortable Still don't know what Ihe me- j also occur from gas trapped m i place to live and no- chanism is. Some think that the i Ihe intestine, liver becomes engorged with long, The coldest place on earth is The colon is a j body lived there. So there was blood and because of stretch- ing causes pain. This surely doesn't apply lo all cases. That couldn't be the answer in the case of your son because the liver is on the right side, not the left. Others have suggested that it is caused by muscle spasm of the small muscle between the lower ribs, or even muscle spasm of the diaphragm. Some authorities dismiss this pos- sibility, saying it lasts too long for a muscle cramp. I doubt this refulcs the idea, since a muscle in spasm can cause pain a long time Anyone who has had a stiff neck for sev- eral days knows it is not a momentary event. So I am in- lube and it nobody there curves into a sharp bend just temperature. lo measure the Then teams of under Ihe liver under the riehl i scientists from sevenal coun- side of the diaphragm and j tries set up weather stations, again under the spleen just un- i here and there on the vast ice der the left side Gas trapped field. While we are enjoy- either of these locations can cause severe pain, f suspect that gas trapping is a more fre- j equator. are ing our summer season, winter moves south of quent cause of recurrent sids pain in exercise than common- ly recognized What causes the the .So the weathermen down there in Antarcilca ex- gas1; Again you have a lot of reasons, including nervous ten- sion. In any case, recurrent epi- sodcs of "stitch in the as j above pected Ihe worst cold in .July and August. And thai is just what they got. Near the South Pole, the winter is a very long, very cold degrees Fahrenheit. This is the coldest weather on record north of the equator. The coldest rec- ord in northern Canada was minus 31 degrees Fahrenheit. In January 1886, Hie lempera- ture in parts of Alaska dropped to a record low of mini's 76 degrees Fahrenheit. Alaska holds the record low temperature for the United States; Death Valley holds the record high. This valley in cen- tral California lies lower than sea level and mountain ranges shelter it from ocean breezes. Summer temperatures often rise lo 120 degrees Fahrenheit. But the summer of 1913 was a real scorcher. On July 10, a heat wave sent the thermome- ler soaring up lo 1.14 degrees Fahrenhei.t This was just two j little degrees cooler lhan Ly- hia's holiest world record. Both] Lybia and Death Valley are hundreds of miles from equator, where you would ex- pect Ihe hottest spots on earht. Andy sends a World Book Globe to Barb Backer, age 11. of Sioux City, Iowa, for her question: Must questions lo Andy be about scicncr? Goodness, no. It seems that way because of something j Andy decided long ago. Name-! Iv this. If ng agi person sincerely the horizon. When painful as they may be, are not serious. When I was studying Ihe responses of Pentathlctes (pistol shooting, cross-country [running, fencing, swimming clined lo think it could be mus-: and horseback I noted of eilhe.- muscles in I that problems like the pain in the side and the so-called "sec- ond wind" were much more common in individuals aL the beginning of their training and less so after they were in tip- top shape for competition. cle spasm the lower rib cage or Ihe diaphragm, cr even muscles in some other location with refer- red pain 'o [he side. Why should a person have muscle spasm? There are GOREN ON BRIDGE blustery blizzards blow, Ihe temperature often drops down to minus 120 degrees Fahren- heit. This is 30 riegrese colder than the coldest spells near the North Pole. But on August 26, 1960. the Antarctic weather was worse than usual. At the Rus- sian weather station, the tem- perature dropped down lo min- us 12G.9 degrees Fahrenheit. And that was a world record. Tlie world's coldest spots are BY CHARLES M. GOTtEN" 1C 19J1: Br Tribmifl Both vulnerable. South deals. NORTH AS7B A K 10 9 2 A .1 A A Q .1 2 WEST KAST Void A K J 9 4 3 V Q J 6 a .1 O S 7 4 f) J II) S 1 f> Q 5 2 4 .HO 9 8 J. 7 4 SOUTH A A Q 10 5 2 Void K 7 6 i K r.', The bidding; South West Nonli Kasl 1 A Pass 1 :3 Pass 3 0 I'nss A Pass 4 0 I'ais 5 Pass 6 4 Pass Pass Pass Opening lead. Jack of A South was (he victim of an extremely adverse trump break in loday's six spade contract, however a careful study of Ihe remaining distri- bution enabled him to un- cover a line of play that succeeded in overcoming mother nature's unfortunate division in the spadr suit. The firsl Ihrce calls were routine and North chose to lemporize by giving a spade preference over three dia- monds in order lo establish the [rump suit before making a try for bigger things. When Soulh four diamonds. North cue bid the ace of clubs. This was all Soulh needed lo hear lo proceed directly lo slam. Easl showed excellcnl restraint in not doubling. West opened Ihe jack of clubs and Ihe ace was played from dummy. A spade was led, East followed with the Ihrcc and Smith put in Ihe ten. When Wcsl discarded a tienrl, revealing thn 5-0 divi- sion in trumps, declarer was apparently confronted with nn insurmountable obstacle, lie studied Ihe lavoul for a long limn nml finally ob- served Ihal the hand was not h o p c 1 e s provided that East's original distribution was 5-3-3-2, including Ihree diamonds. The ace and king of dia- monds were cashed and then a diamond was rutfed with the seven of spades as Easl followed suit with the queen. The ace, king of hearts came next on which Soulh dis- carded one diamond and the king of clubs. Shedding a club winner was an essential in- gredient of his campaign as will become apparent in a moment. A third round of hearts was trumped with Ihe deuce of spades as East continued to follow suit each lime. With eight tricks in, this was the position. NORTH AS V 109 0 Void the land, and so arc the hot spots. North Africa has more lhan its share of dry sandy deserts. There, in la'.c summer the super-hot desert t ('av l" wants lo help young persons lo answer their queslions, Ihen he must answer the ones Lhey choose to ask. And a doubt, lu's readers ask the most questions about sciece suli- jecis. So these are the ones he tries to answer. As a matter of fact, this interest in science poses a mighty porblem to An- dy and hLs helpers. In many cases, readers have tried and failed tn find understandable answers in their books etc. This calls for a lot of research and detective work. Naturally no- body complains about this be- cause, after all, the purpose of reach 120 degrees and some- lnnse 130 degrees Fahrenheit. Several other parts of I ii c world have a few days as hot as this. But on Scplember 1922, Ihe heat in Lybia WPS worse than usual. The tempera- lure rose lo 136 degrees Fahr- enheit. This hottest day was a world record. There arc several cold spots near the North Pole, though none as cold as Antarctica. In northern Asia, the people of Si- beria expect winter weather of minus (iO degrees to minus 30 degrees Fahrenheit. But one cold spell dropped lo minus 90 the column is lo answer what you want to know. If you are a faithful reader, read some have For example, last week there was one about Confucius and cot1 tesy. Tliose are not science topics. The previous week, the one about the turtle dove's name was not very scientific either. Interesting non-science questions can be very worth- while, but nowadays hardly anybody asks them. Queslions asfteo" by cnMdren of Herald readers should be mailed to Ask Andy, P.O. Box 765, Huntington Beacu, California 32618. (Copyright Chronicle Publishing Co. WEST A Void him, declarer merely covered E a s I's spol a.s chcanly as possible to win Ihe bsl lwrt Iricks. All he losl nn Ihe deal was one spado Irick-lhe lack. government i O crushes revolt fAPi Bolivia's, downtown La Paz. By lourl- unw gnvrrnmeul iTij.shc'l large- i speaker, they urged Bolivians scrile student resistance Monday I "to no inlo the streets nnd fipht in downtown La fascism." At. least four studcnls were killed and 14 wounded in straf- ing by a fighter plane and ground a s s Ji u IL by several hundred soldiers using auto- malic weapons, bazookas and mr-chinc-giins. By mid-afternoon, the troops had Ihe aica under conlrol. S I M d n I s and miners had backed Juan Jose Torres, thr leftist president who was misled by n military-civilian coup Sat- urday night. Bolivian army troops, backed by tanks and an air moved inlo Ihe Universily of San Andreas where stud c n t s loyal to Torres had holed up and look 200 of Ihem prisoner, officials said. Other .sludenls, armed with ri- fles and some aiilomalic weap- Witnesses said the. lo ndfl students had creeled barricades in Ihe university area. Col. Hugo Banzcr, was named president on Sunday by military and civilian authorities after three days of fighting in which the numijcr of killed, by Red Cross and other accounts, passed the 100 mark. (loins stolen KAMLOOPS, B.C. (CP) A coin collodion of unknown valuo and S700 in cash was stolen from Ihe home of Itehnbililalinn Minister Phil fiaglardi during Ihr weekend. RCMP said Ihe ll.eft was dis- covered Monday when mem ons, remained inside the univcr-1 hers of Ihe Gnglnrdi family rc- sity's 1.1-storcy main building in turned from n weekend trip. nJMBLEWEEflS-By TOM K. RYAN BLONDIE-By Chic Young YESTERDAY HE COMPLA1NEP BECAUSE THERE WAS A FLV IN HIS SOUP: >GU JUST CAN'T PLEASE SOME TAKE HAVE TO SWAT FUcS WHILE I'M EATINS LUNCH? BEETLE BAILEY-By Mori Walker THERE'S ONE ON THE SIPE, TOO LIEUTENANT yj SURPRISE, SIR.' INSTALLED A SCREEN ON YOUR Tern- BO you CAN SET A BPEEZ6 orJ THESE MOT ll'l ABNER-By Al Capp EV'RY CHIPPENDALE CHAIR HE SEEN.'.' UNFOPTCHNUTLV, FOLKS WAS SETTIN' IN MOSTOF'EM.r.r f-rO' PROTECTIN' FOLK? FUM TH' CROOKED I CHIPPENDALE 3 FOSDICKGOT V USJFAIRLV PI REP FUM AM HE'S VORE IDEEL? ARCHIE-By Bob Montana EXERCISE? WE'RE. TRYINGTO WE LEFT THEM (SOMEONE ON THE BEACH. I. MUST LAST NISHT WHEN WE PLWIN6.1 HAVE STOLEN THEM.' MY, YOU ROYS ARE WALKINGTHElFIND CXIR FAttlV J SHOES.' BEACH EAKLV.' THAT'S GOOD HI AND LOIS-By Dik Browne I'LL WET FT A LITTLE- AhfyTHINS WOULD LOOK BETTER THAN THIS HAIR LOOKS STUPID. LOOK AT THOSE STUPID CURLS SHORT RIBS-By Frank O'Nen IF >OU ARE AS SOODA9 7MEV YOU COULD I'M VcEV IMPRESSED WITH jnnp WHO SLEW TEN FLIES WITH ONE BLOW. MY COMPLIMENTS NJOTHIN BUM! ;