Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 24, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta
18 THE IETHBRIDGE H5RAID Thurictay, Auguit 14, 1972----------------- By JEAN 6 DIXON F1UDAY, 25 Your li irl tui ay today: The upcoming year lends you beyond your past limlta- iions as you test to see how (ar yuu can r c a c h. To- day's rativos enjoy invcsti- ealiiiK iiiitiiriil phenomena; ninny of Iliciu possess strong psychic- talents. AIHKS (.March Let oihcra lend the way, but be right next with your best ef- forts (o mend any breaks. Avoid clandestine actions, il possihlc1. TAUitUS (April 20-May your work ago along sea- soned routines, concentrate your main lltnist on huildinp iioalthv amtiids. Don't fret over finances. (May 21 .Tune Quiet persistence begins to yield results, people begin to listen, but il is not yet time tc force any issue. Gather good friends. CANCKIl (.hinp.21 July 22) The tide turns and you hav insects. What': more, Ihoy dr, r.c gulp swaf (heir victims. al plr.r.'.s, they ansn quid formulas of dissolved chemicals. And they are too small to copo with anything than a tiny As a rule, these oddities of the plant world give up their unusual menus when relocated in soils that supply their essential nu- ricnts. The weird little hunters are, if course, rooted to the spot ience, they must have ways to entice their victims within range. The sundew oozes shiny dewdrops on its small, spoon shaped leaves. When a curious ly lands to investigate, Uie oaf hairs bend lo trap il in sticky goo. A leaf of the pitcher plant if. furled to form a tali, slim trumpet with a semi-de- tached lid. The fly bait is a sweet-scented, honey flavored syrup. The curious insect finds himself skidding down a hairy slope plonk into the bottom of the pitcher. The most eichorate devices belong to the Venus's-flytrap. The and cf each leaf is a pair of lobes, hung down Ihe center and edged with spikes. When a feather-weight fly lands on this sensitive booby trap, it triggers the two lobes to snap shut and the spikey add bars to his walls. The bladder- wort lives o jubmei'gcd life, hailed for witler dwelling in- seels and tiny crustaceans. Vic- tims are enticed inside smal hollow globes. (Jucstnms asnc-n ny cMWinn of Herald readers should he mailed to Ask Andy. P.O. Hunlmgton Heacii, California ft'npyright Chronicle rillilisliins In. KI72) DRAW IN CLAWS All cats, except the chcelah, have claws thai can be ex- tended or retracted. ONE MEAL AMP U SHOT DOW wHote 6AKSF. MST WAIT TILL You ese CM DO WITH one ot THESE 111 ABNER-By Al Capp THAT OME .'.'-ITS (.MAH DOWN BOTTOMLESS CAMVOM VO MAKE BUNDLES OUTATH ARCHlE-Bv Bob Montana T HOT EVERYONE I WATCHF HOW DID YOU LEARN CHEF O TO MAXE CREPES HAS FASHIONED WRINGER SOTHW VOILA MESS ET MESOAMES.' HI AND LOIS-By Dik Browne NICE. I WHAT'S yOJK V NAME? SHORT RIBS-By Frank O'Neal THAT HAS DONS WONDERS FOX YCXI YOUR COMPLEXION HAS IMPfiOVEP. VDLI SEEM VIBRANT LIFE ON THE J-tAZY-S-By T. H. BUGS BUNNY COOLPGET RIPty PORKY AM' PETUNIA I COULD CLOSE UP1...HMM!