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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 7, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 7ME U1HBRIDGE HERALD Monday, Deeombor 7, 1970 Your horoscope TUESDAY, DEC. S Your birthday today: T h e year ahead is an interesting, often exciting transition per- iod to more profound self- expression, with many ex- periments. Your present pro- gram will need several revi- sions before you are settled, sometime in the middle of next year. Your views of life change with experience. Self- improvement comes from your inner drive. Today's na- tives have special gifts of premonition which are sel- dom well-cultivated. ARIES (March 21-April Do tilings in style today, taking nolbing seriously, as decisions made now are certain to re- quire revision, perhaps rever- sal later. Enjoy social con- tacts. TAURUS iApril 20-May You persuade people more ef- fectively by a soft-sell ap- proach. An oid arrangement fails, to be replaced eventually by a system that works better and brings you higher earnings. GEMINI (May 21 June Your life is full of sound and opinion relieving pent-up feelings and rehearsing ideas to see if they work. Most of them Award contract OTTAWA (CP) A public works contract for has been awarded to J. K. B. Con- struction Ltd. of Vernon, B.C., for alterations and additions to the RCMP detachment quar- ters at Salmon Arm, B.C. March 30, 1971. is the com- pletion date for the project at Salmon Arm. don't really. Common sense prevails, finally. CANCER (June 21-July Events move quickly today, By Jeane Dixon AQUAKIl'S (Jan. :fl Feb. Look for defects in long- rstablishcd theories, customs. perhaps to lake some other tack tomorrow. Ride along, taking for g r a n t e d that nothing a going lo remain as it now seems. LEO (July 23-Aug. There is another "side to any heard now. Use you own the- ories, but do more listening than explaining. You will be glad that you followed a con- servative course. V1HGO (Aug. 23 Sept. Think in terms of temporary expedients, as more definite ar- rangements are not likely to stand up under changes tomor- row. Nothing related to safety can be nelgected now. LIBRA (Sept. 23 Oct. fnstead of carrying the initia- tive, let the other fellow, wheth- er competitor or partner, bring matters to you. Avoid specula- ive moves, permanent prom- ises. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 Nov. 2U: Concentrate on routines which are well set. Interesting dis- crepancies abound in stories ;old by people claiming to have (11 the answers. Check the acts. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dc Take interruptions itride. Your work today is a in some way you hadn anticipated. Resolve to claril 'our status tomorrow. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 Jai For a change, let othei do the organizing; keep your elf off the list of critics, too Tius you miss responsibility or things you wouldn't like lake this a light, nonserioti ay. Realize there's no immediate solution lo anything except your own poronsal affairs. PISCES (Feb. 15-March You easily blunder into saying Use wrong thing today, so just mark time. Find the weak spots in your schemes, and give yourself overnight to come up with1 revisions. LAWRENCE E. LAMB, M. D. Those crash diets can ruin health Dear Doctor About five months ago, I went on a crasl diet. 1 then weighed 117, now 1 weigh 81) and I am 5-foot-2. You probably tliink I ;ain weight and so do my parents. But my real prob- em is that I convinced myseU so strongly that I was fat, I still feel fat when I eat. When am 14. should Andy sends a complete 20- volume set of the World Book Encyclopedia to Randy Stan- ifer, age 12, of London, Ken- tucky, for his question: M'hy lias every snowflake different design? Several years age-, research ers probed deep into the se- crets of snpwflakes. The labor atory conditions precisely dup licated those in which snow flakes form in the weathery ac mosphere. The results were astonishing because the proce dure did not follow the usua' rules of ice and wafer. Scien tists had to fathom a branc new set of rules to solve the mysteries of how snowflakes are formed and why they look like they do. Feathery snowflakes are created from minuscule crys- tals of ice interlaced around minuscule pockets of We take it for granted that water freezes to ice at 0 degrees cen- igrade. Hence we would ex- pect moisture in the air to form the basic ice crystals at Uiis temperature. Then the snowflake building could be- gin. But the laboratory experi- ments revealed this is not the way it happens at all. The moisture in the air is reluctant to become solid frag- ments of ice until the tempera- ture falls several degrees be- low the normal freezing point of water. The tiny crystals needed to construct snowflakes may be no bigger than mole- cules and they are formed in different shapes. All of them, however, build the six-sided, or hexagonal, structure dictated by the shape of the basic ice molecule. Ordinary bricks are cubic ob- longs so they fit naturally to- gether for building walls. The odd shape of the water mole- cule forms hexagonal crystals of solid ice. And these minia- ture building blocks naturally arrange themselves in hexagon patterns. The shapes and sizes of the ice fragments vary as the tem- perature falls. At 3 degrees Centigrade below freezing, the moisture in the air tends to form The LARGEST ASSORTMENT of imported styles in LETHBRIDGE flat, six-sided plales of ice. A minus 5 degrees centigrade i tends to form tiny crystal shaped like jagged needles. A minus 8 degrees centigrade hollow crytals are formed six-sided columns. When Uie air is super-dry, the creation o this assortment of miniatun ice crystals requires a lowei temperature range. A low-hanging snow Is a turbulent mixture of air masses cool and cold, mois and dry. This situation creates a wide variety of floating, fly ing ice crystals. When the tem- perature drops to around minus 12 degrees centigrade, these minuscule building blocks be- gin to team together and con- struct snowflakes. The con- struction work goes faster when the assorted particles can assemble around floating dust, fragments of salt and silica, mica, and other minerals. Snowflakes use a variety of ice crystals as they are waft- ed between different weather conditions in the cloud. This creates variety in the hexa- gonal assembly of crystals and air pockets. Countless crystals of assorted shapes and sizes are assembled while the grow- ng snowflake is shifted from lere to there. It is not likely .hat two flakes are built under dentical conditions. It Is not ikely that two identical snow- flakes fall, even in a huge bliz- iard. Snowflake assembly also will temperature. Lab experiments showed that the [rowth of a perfect six-sided lake needs calm, gently cooi- ng air and plenty of time. Sud- len cold drafts cause lopsided In tie atmosphere, a growing snowflake wafts hrough countless drafts and elects its crytals from a count- ess assortment. Identical twins .re not impossible, but so far nobody has found a pair. Questions asRed by children of Herald readers should be mailed to Ask Andy, P.O. Box 785, Huntington Beach, California 9264S. (Copyright Chronicle Publishing Co. J970) do gain a pound, I feel so >ad about it I stop eating, 'lease don't send me to a psy- chiatrist, because the doctor said one couldn't help me. 1 know I need help of some kind so 1 can eat again. Dear Reader You are one of many young girls who are victims of the "youth empha- sis" on excessive slimness. In truth, you have a serious prob- lem and the lack of good nutri- tion is contributing to it. You need food for energy and build- ing a healthy, mature body. I have always tried to stress optimal levels in all facets of living. Avoiding obesity or fat stores is important, particular- ly for adults. Young people should not get excessively fat but active, growing bodies need food energy, not starvation. I must respectfully but strongly disagree with the ad- vice that a psychiatrist wouldn't lelp. You have gotten into a vicious cycle that may ruin your life without competent prp- 'essional help. There are basic reasons why young people re- act as you have. You are prob- ably not aware of what factors are responsible for your preoc- cupation with your body weight. The factors you think are im- are most likely not the cause. You will need pro- fessional help to understand your problems and it may take some time for you to work through them. The end result will be an opportunity for a nor- mal, happy, healthy life. I don't think you can realize this goal unless you work out your prob- lems with a skilled psychiatrist. Ask your doctor to refer you lo a psychiatrist or call the county medical society yourself and ask for recommendations for a psychiatrist in your area. If all else fails, get a new doc- tor. Your life, health and happi- ness is at stake. This is too im- portant to ignore. I hope all young girls who are tempted to go on crash diets will learn j something from your proble and not get into the same dif ficulties. Dear Dr. Lamb My 1 year old granddaughter is tt size of an 8-year-old. Is ther anything she can take? Wh doctor should we see for Dear Reader Perhaps yo1 granddaughter will still grow Srowth doesn't stop until th long bones in the legs are com iletely calcified, sometimes a ate as in the early 20s. Sh should start with her pediatn cian and if he thinks she has glandular problem perhaps si hould see a specialist in tha ietd C a your county medical society fo lelp. THStAGAM, THE CHANCE THAT WE 1 MiarrNor even SET INVITE0TOTHE ROSE BOWL. LANCELOT-By Coker Penn I FEEL. LIKE JUST LOAFINS AKO1NP THE HOUSE' CKAV, IN-THAT CASE. X THINK rtL. INVITE MOM FOR A VISIT. BLONDIE-By Chic Young FLOODS KILL 30 BANGKOK (Reuter) Mor .ban 30 persons died in floods in Thailand's southern provinces his week, Interior Ministe Jen. Praphas Charusathien sai Friday. The floods left mor ban homeless, local off] dais said. GOBEN ON BRIDGE BV CHAHLES H. GOHEN IS urn Br TM TrfHMI ANSWERS TO BRIDGE QUK Q. As Sontb, vulnerable, you hold: OQI09J The bidding has proceeded: East Sooth West North Pats Pass Pin 1 0 Pass 7 What do you bid now? A. Two no trump. DejpHe tha Jack of a club stopper thfc easily tita most descriptive eiU on your balanced holding. lowing an paw thtg bid shows 11.12 high card and asks partner to go on with values approximating it jound opening; Q. Neither vulnerable, as South you hold: ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC Certified Denial Mechanic Metropolitan Bldg. 328-4095 The bidding has proceeded: North East Souti Wert 1 Pass 1 PJSJ J Pass What do you bid how? spades. while you 4ave K very sound hand, no stronger call is indicated, inas- much as you have already scribed a highly, respectable. holo> Jng by your taKe-out Kt tha level of two. Q. 3-Neither vulnerame, as South you hold AAQ8753 Pass 3 NT Pasj T What do you bid now? A. Four apadea. Proipeets Joofced very bright when partner the bidding but his sub- sequent actions hava dimmed alt liopes 'for slam and a simple game should now be your goal. Holding singleton clnb, four vpades a Jlttle safer. 9. Neither With a 70 part score, as South you hold: The bidding has proceeded: JJortH Esst Sooth Werf INT Pass Pass Pass What do yon bid nowV Double. West TKJt to let yon Ret vulnerable- he may live to regret hlj lack vt fitrength be hoped to flad in Ms hand in your anA the size, ot hli low will depend on tha strength, ot your club holding. .9. South, vulnerable, you hold: AAK9 OAI4 The bidding has proceeded: South West North Eul 1 Past 1A PJSJ 3