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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 29, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Your horoscope By JEANE DIXON AUGUST 30 Your birthday Con- solidation is your motto this year. Following a few months of shifting you come on with healthy growth and increasing hav- ing got rid of speculative or unproductive sidelines. Rela- tionships mean more to deserve more of your daily leisure. Today's natives are include some famous students of occult dis- and sharp politicians. ARIES 21 April takes a great deal of person- al drive to get anything started right but once momentum builds to a sig- nificant achievement. Force vourself to settle down and make the TAURUS 20 May Chances are you wind up with more cash at hand than antici- pated. The thing to dp is add it quietly to your savings. You have more co-operation avail- able than usual. Ask for some- thing definite. GEMINI 21 June If you've been you know something now that most people don't and can take ad- vantage of it. Legal short but serious pro- duce provided you're early and diligent. CANCER 21 July Be a patron of the lighter side of the arts and graces to- as you diverge a little Fun figures By J. A. H. HUNTER didn't hear said Mac. time was the evening. I did notice the big so you can figure it out if you want to know ex- replied Alan. min- ute hand was right on a min- ute mark and seven minutes behind the hour No peeking at What was the Yesterday's CASH was 1095. from old habits and regular routines. Gather fam- perhaps an interesting new- for a festive evening. LEO 23 Aug. Ac- tivities run in every- body with his own amusing variation. Little real progress but a great deal of fun and so- cial exercises achieved. Being in tune with it means better co- operation later. VIRGO 23 Sept. Let the past come up with your optimistic see what can be worked out in the rich possibilities of this kaleidoscop- ic day. Add something bright and interesting to your posses- sions. LIBRA 23 Oct. Make the most of a pleasant bring in all who have been helpful for formulation of further enter- prises. Increase your savings a bit. Pause to count your bless- ings. SCORPIO 23 Nov. From within your inner depths comes the urge toward the creative deeds need- ed for growth and prosperity. Pitch in rather than just talk- ing. Evening hours include some lucky coincidences. SAGITTARIUS 22-Dec. With a compliment from an influential you're on your way. Think and act buy the best when you're buy- something that shows its quality. Home life is better. CAPRICORN 22 Jan. Prompt response to chang- es of situation saves the day. Choose younger on- going friends for company. It's a time for dropping unproduc- tive habits. Simplify your af- fairs. AQUARIUS 20 Feb. The pursuit of beauty should fill at least a part of your day. Set aside for the mo- ment any special pressure for material gains. Pleasant rela- tions with co workers may be more valuable. PISCES 19 March Strive for knowledge and un- derstandings among those you live and work pooling re- sources where the situation in- dicates. There's time and ener- gy for setting your house in a boost for romance. The Chicago Tribune VITAL In northern fur-bear- ing animals are a vital source of protein and their meat is of- ten valued more highly than their pelts. GOREN ON BRIDGE 'BY CHARLES H. GOREN O IfTJi CHICHI TTIHIt Both vulnerable. North fcals. NORTH A8752 y A OAKJ62 AQ7J WEST EAST A 10 G 4 .t A .T 095 0873 A 10 9 81 SOtJTH AAKQ9 O Q104 AAJ5 Hie ftorth East South West 1 O Pass I A Pass 2 A Pass 3 0 Pass 4 A Pass 5 Jfi Pass 5 Pass G A Pass Fass Pass Opening King of Declarer managed his re- sources well to bring home a clam contract imperiled by an adverse distribution of the outstanding trumps. North-South conducted an intelligent auction to get to six spades. After the one dia- mond opening had elicited a one spade North was close to a jump to three spades. he chose the more conservative action cf a simple raise. South's three diamond bid is forcing for one -a part- nership has found a fit in a major a return to open- er's minor suit obliges him to keep the bidding going for one round. Since the double fit im- proved Ids North jumped to four spades. South now knew that this partner was better than min- imum with all his points out- side the trump so be felt good enough for another try. His cue-bid of the ace of clubs encouraged North to show bis ace of and South's leap to slam closed the auction. With a 3-2 trump seven spades could be made. West led the king of won in dummy. It seemed that 12 tricks presented no problem. How- when South led a trump from dummy at trick East produced the jack. If that card were de- clarer saw that he would have to lose a trump trick to West. Declarer realized that con- trol of the trump suit was the key to the slam. He could not afford to win the trick and nse trumps as en- tries to his hand to raff heartst for that would leave West a high trump. West .could use that card to ruff the third or fourth dia- m o n d stranding declarer with a club loser. Sooth solved his dilemma by allowing East to win the with the jack of playing t'je nine his The defend- ers were helpless. East shift- ed to a but declarer rose with the ace. A heart was ruffed in de- clarer returned to his hand with a trump -and ruffed his remaining heart. The queen of diamonds served as the entry to the closed hand to draw West's remaining and dummy's two clubs were discarded. Dum- my was left with nothing but good diamonds and took remainder of the tricks. Ask Andy Where's Andy sends a complete 20- volume set of the Merit Stu- dents Encyclopedia to Doug age cf Newport News for his ques- Which way is up in outer To us grounded space down is toward the center of the planet Earth and up goes off in the opposite into the sky above our heads. When the astronauts blast our thoughts go with them out and away. The familiar direc- tions we knew on the home plan- et are left behind and there we out in an endless ocean of with no solid ground be- neath our feet. Out in we leave behind our old notions that down is to- ward the center of the earth and up is toward the sky. Out there the endless sky surrounds extending on and on in all directions- What's our old earthbound directions of north-south and east-west no longer apply. we are not lost. From the we select bright stars as markers and chart directions with latitudes and longitudes. Out in on a much grander we can use a similar system to guide a starship. Here at we chart posi- tions from fixed positions on the surface of a rotating sphere. Out in we must compute our position from the inside of a enormus lens-shaped wheel. This is the a vast sys- tem of 100 billion all ro- tating at various speeds around the center. From the we have a flat view across the galaxy and see its teeming stars as the glimmering arch of the Milky Way. The Big Wheel is about OCO light-years wide and its cen- tral hub is perhaps less than 20- light-years thick. This is the central axis around which the whole star system rotates. Nat- urally the galactic north and south poles are at opposite ends of its central axis. Halfway be- tween its poles is the galactic equator. This runs along near the middle cf our view of the Milky Way. When a starship leaves the it must depend on the Galaxy's poles and equator. It can use them to section outer space into galactic latitudes and longitudes. As we travel through our position inside the Big Wheel changes from moment to moment. A starfhip will need a super-corn- putei to chart its changing posi- tions. Setting forth from the it is possible to make a beeline toward the Galaxy's northpole. It is out beyond a dim little constellation called Coma Ber- enices. With sharp eyes and a dear we can locate it somewhere between the bright stars Deneb and Areturus. The direction of a dirmner-than-dim group of stars called the Sculp- tor. It would be nice if the great circles of the Galaxy matched the earth's of co-ordin- ates. But they do not. This is because the plane of our equat- or is inclined to the galactic equator. The celestial equat- or is a great circle directly above the earth's equator. It is inclined 62 degrees to the galac- tic equator. out in the system of celestial navigation we use on earth is useless. for the first part of our space some of our favorite bright stars may be useful markers to directions through the Galaxy. Antares points to galactic longitude 320 Deneb to 50 degrees and Sirius to 135 degrees. If down means in toward the cen- then we can drop about 000 light-years in the direction of the summer constellation. Sagittarius. Questions asked by children nf Herald readers should be mailed to Ask P.O. Box 765. Hantingion Beicb. California Chronicle i Publishing Co. LAWRENCEE. M. D. Latent syphilis stages possible Dear Dr. Lamb I am wor- ried sick as I think I had syphilis 20 years ago. What are the blocd If it doesn't show what other tests can be What is the treat- ment at this late Please rtiswer. Co-jld anyone catch it from me I'm a please help me. Dear Reader Your ques- tion is one which is asked more often than you might think. People think or suspect that they may have had syphilis early during life. This may or may not be true. let me tell you that at least four to five years after infection with syphilis it's most unlikely that you would be able to pass any form of infection onto anybody else. The disease goes through several stages. There is the initial primary stage which causes generaliz- ed including skin and finally there is the late stage which is the non- infective stage. once a person passes into the late stage he may become per- manently immune to syphilis and have no other symptoms or 'signs of syphilis throughout his although the previous infection may be detected by a blood test. The only way to find out if a person in the late syphilis group still has difficulties is by a rather extensive medical exam- ination. The problem is that a person may not have any symptoms and appears healthy and unable to transmit the dis- ease to anyone but there may be slow changes occurring in the body which can involve the eventually producing cardiovascular the brain or other parts of the body. These slow insidious changes make it mandatory to treat a person who has had syphilis in the even though he may be asymptomatic and not have any signs of infection. The ordinary screening blood test for syphilis may indeed be negative in some individuals with late syphilis. There are other more sensitive how- which can be done if there is any history which sug- gests a previous infection. By the combination of different tests that are in a person who has a possible his- tory of it's usually pos- sible for the physician to estab- lish whether or not this is true. Further including looking at the spinal may be needed to tell whether there is a slow silent involvement of other parts of the body. To be specific about your question it's entirely pos- if you have any real rea- son to think that you've had syphilis as long as 20 years that you could have late and it is entirely pos- sible that you would be com- pletely asymptomatic. It is even possible that you might never have any problem from it again in the remainder of your but to assume that this is the case is a very serious gamble. if it can be establish- ed by laboratory in- cluding blood that you have bad syphilis in the it should be treated as a new to be sure that there is no insidious process going on that will damage your heart or brain or joints latter in life. you should be re- assured even if you should bare late it is not pos- sible at this ago for you to transmit it to somebody else. HAOAR tha HORRIBLE-By Dik s WHY DO IT VTIWA IT'S WITH I hare just completed my new novel. _L It is so I am not even going to send it to you. Why don't sou just come and get k TUMBLIWIEDS-By Tom K. 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