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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 10, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Z2 THE UTHBRIDGE HERALD Ftiday, Decomber 10, 1971 Your By Jeane Dixon SATIT.IIAY, DKC.ll Your today: It's not so much what ynu do this year as il is hmv you do it and how it (its into ncxi year's reality, involving considerably morn' far reaching respon- sibility AI11KS I.March L'l April Speculation, t-iilicr malcriH or philosophical, is just as wild as ever. Recent local events have i as many explanations as there are people Irving to explain them. T.U'IU'S (April 20 .May 201: Since you've made up your mind lung since on most sub- jects Ix'ing discussed, you're going to through a noisy day ami hopefully .stay out of am1 dfhatcs. GK.MIM (.May 21 June An early survey locales people who can do needed things for you Your liming becomes more important than you ask. CAXCKl! (.him- 21 July It may be your turn to deal out some of what you've been getting, or decide to offer an entirely different reaction. IvOt it ho a carefully thought out program. I.KO (July 23 Aug. Old .solutions woi'k no better for new problems than thev ever did for old problems. Sock a new approach, start fresh. VIRGO (Aug. 2.1 221: Sift ideas gently; reject noth- ing arbitrarily, it is lime for a new disposition and you must grow. I.IHHA (Sept. (let. Once you see the direction things are taking you may want to make changes if so. move fast without much preliminary announcement. SC'Olil'IO (Oct. Nov. it's anybody's hall game to- day, so you had hotter put in your two cents worth it's too Lite to help decide. Speak plainly on the principles at stake. SAGITTAItll'S (.Nov. Let go of sonic of the btir den of leadership; watch how others would plan the clay. You may not have so much to do. C'AI'IilCORN (Dec. 22 Jan. I Accept new factors in your daily living at face value. You should be alilc to work out fa- vorable adjustments. AQl'AKIl'S (Jan. Fell. Offer what you can, crisp- ly and without apology. Where you can't fill a need, you can't. 1'ISCKS (I'i'li. is March Bear share of today's un- t'c.rtainlic.-i in dignity and calm reserve. V, hen you're clear r.hout mailers they'll be much better expected. (1971: lly Tiic Chicago Tribune) SKI THINK, AT THIS VERY MOMENT ALL OVERTHE UlORLP, 5KATINS MOTHER ARE UAKIN6 UP THEIR DAiBHTERs PECOME OLYMPIC 5KAT1N6 WHV DON'T iOE CANCEL THE OLYMPICS, AMP ALL 60 PACK TO BEP? TUMBLEWEEDS-By TOM K. RYAN YA1DLP ME SOMESlWV AN' Weather predic'i'-g LAWRENCE E. LAMB, M. D. Cirrhosis means scarring of liver Dear Dr. Lamb I am writ- to expect of a canter unless it ing 10 you for some mforma-iis known how widespread it is tion regarding cirrhosis of the j or if it is localized to a small ca'n cxpcct about three rainy liver and career of the liver.; area and what type of csnccr j ?Tld avcv8RC temperatures Are they dangerous' May they it really is. These fads are im- GO degrees and 80 de- be operated on? Is surgery sue-' in deciding what type predictions arc based on the records of many past years the same sort of Andy sends a c velum? set of .inline L. K Eugene, T question: How can an iilmanac predict lhf year's weather? This month. Eugene, Oregon, can expect about 19 days of rain or snow and average tem- peratures between 38 degrees and 4" degrees Fahrenheit. Jan- uary will bring temperatures about three degrees cooler and perhaps another 19 days of pre- cipitation. Next July, Eugene W, 00V...WU. FROM THE TOOTH FAIRY, BLONDIE-By Chic Young cessful in cither one? How long of treatment must b does a person live afterward? j For example, cancer e given. of the Please answer the true prostate gland with spread to tnat aimsnacs use to if you will. Dear Header Cirrhosis is simply scarring of the liver. If the liver is damaged inul in the process develops scars, it is called cirrhosis. There are manv reasons for liver dam- other areas of the body ran often be controlled with good results for years by program that hormones. th weather for the Dear Dr. Lamb Woukl out- 'is.! ing a half pound of beef liver each week he hurling me? L don't like it cooked, only raw. important it is and what needs; Dear Reader H won't hurt age. including to.xins or pois OTIS, infcclions. alcohol, poor diet and even heart failure. How coming year. In a general you can predict, the broad weather pic- ture for 1S72. From December to May. you can predict snov; on the ski slopes of Oregon's Mount llcod. because this was so almost every year in the past You can predict enough mild to 'be done depend entirelv on: you if it is obtained from a spring to produce how brdly the liver is dam- healthy animal, which should j strawberries in June. This also A mild case of cirrhosis be (he case if purchased from happened so often in the past may cause very little difficul- j a modern meat market. In that you can expect it next tv 'whereas a case with lots of: some areas of the world, raw i year. For half a century or so, liver damacc can progress to camel's liver is considered a! the Weather Bureau has been "liver failure resulting in delicacy. To be perfectly frank keeping records of daily weath- eoma and death 1'nless there with you, even the thought of events every locality, is some fccto- like obstruction eating raw liver doesn't do a These records give a pretty to the drainage of the bile or a lot for my appetite. good idea of what can be ex- prob'em in the circulation that can be helped, there usually is no reason for surgery. The vast majority of patients with cirrho- sis of the liver are properly- treated with medical manage- ment, which inculdcs diet and medicines. GOREN ON BRIDGE BY CHARLES H. GOREN' tt 1771: BY The Chicm Tribunt] Both vulnerable. North deals. NORTH Cancer of the liver is an en- tirely different matt or, al- though there is some evidence that some typos of cancer ol i the liver ere more common in j cirrhosis caused by poor diets. Cancer of the liver often is the j result of the spread of cancer j from some other location in the j body, as from the bowel. j Surgery has nothing to offer! In most eases. Sometimes re- j moval of obstruction to the bile duct or removal of a small tu-' mor, not necessarily a cancer, is important. Remember, not all tumors or masses arc cancer. It is not possible to say what; Gonorrhea vaccne test set OTTAWA (CP1 A gonor- rhea vaccine developed by Dr. Louis Grccnberg of Ottawa is to be given clinical trial in an Arc- tic community and an African countiv, Dr. Maurice LeClair. federal deputy health minister ssys. More than l.COfl selected pa- tients in Iiiuvik will be vacci- nated in the trial. The govern- ment of I'gamla has asked the Canadian government to help with a more extensive vaccina- tion program involving the en- tire population of one commun- j ity there. The vaccine was developed by Dr. Grccnberg a! the federal health department's communic- able. disease centre here. Dr. LcClair said il will IIP .1 year or I wo before il is known I how effectively the vaccine pro- tecls against gonorrhea. The trial will Iwgin in the j next few weeks among Inuvik j residents of all ages. A .1 10 3 VK12 0 K 7 5 3 WEST A 174 V AIM OJ102 OS Q 10 9 7 6 SOUTH A 2 J 10 9 5 3 AQ A K J 3 2 The bidding; EAST A K Q 8 5 ,1 North Pass 1 A 3 Pass East Pass Pass Pass Pass South 1 2 4 r> Wcsl Pass Pass Pass Opening lead: Four of Information gleaned from the auction got West off to what proved to be the killing lead in today's hand. South opened the bidding in third position with one heart and North chose to make a tem- porizing call of one spade. Holding 12 points in sup- port of hearts, we would prefer a jump raise to throe hearts after the initial pass tho North has only three trumps. First of all, the bid of a new suit is no longer forcing and South might bo inclined to pass on some minimum holding that would produce a good play for game. The direct action offered by the immediate raise of South's suit is more apt to induce the latter to carry on once a fit is shown. As it developed, South had ample in excess to make a rehid of two clubs. North now made his .move by giv- ing s jump preference to Ihrer. hearts and South rou- tinely proceeded to game. Armed with the informa- tion that declarer held a two suiter and that the dummy had a distinct preference for hearts, it was not dmicult for West to uncover the most effective opening of a low trump against four hearts. Without giving the matter much thought, declarer plsyed a small heart from dummy. East put up the queen which held the trick. He returned a heart and West cleared the suit by playing the ace and another trump. The closed hand was en- tered with the ace of dia- m o n d s followed by the queen. After playing the ace of clubs, South led over to the ace of spades to cash the king of diamonds on which a small club was sluffed. A was led and declarer finessed the jack. West was in with the queen and exited with the ten of clubs. When that suit did not divide favorably, South was obliged to concede another ciub loser on the deal. In all, he lost two clubs and two hearts. Declarer should have given more thought to his initial play. Had he done so, it would have appeared more logical to put up the king of, hearts from dummy at trick one. If West is leading from ?.n honor in hearts, it is more apt to be the ace. [Af- ier all, he can never lose the top trump, whereas a lead away from the queen may trick.1 If South plays the king of hearts at trick one, he, can- not lose the hand. At trick two a ctub is led to the king, followed by the ace and then a third round which is trumped with the seven of heads. Fast must overruff with the queen and since he has no more tramps, he can- not prevent South from re- gaining the lead in time to ruff out West's queen of clubs wjl.h the deuce of hearts. Declarer loses only two trump tricks on the deal lo score an over-trick instead c' going set. peeled in the future. The yearly weather is a sea- sonal "parade through spring and summer, fall and As a rule, the coldest weather sets in after the shortest days around Christmas time. The summer's heat builds up after the longest days in late June. Seasonal changes in the global atmosphere often bring breezy days in March, a spell of calm Indian summer after the first frost in mid winter, a warm Chinook wind blows down the eastern slopes of the Rockies. Statistics of past years reveal the exact dates of these and other weather events in various localities. To a casual observer, the fickle weather seems to do as it chooses. But records through many years reveal that its sea- sonal patterns do not vary by very much. For example, the Weather Bureau issues the dates v.hcn the first and last frosls can be expected in your locality. This prediction is bas- ed on weather events through j many years. True, next year may be an exception. The last frost may come a week after you were fold it was safe to sow your vegetable seeds. In this case the local prediction will be j An rlmanae uses these and i hundreds of other weather pat- terns of the past. All the de- it ailed evidence of past records i is charted for each locality. The rest is siatistics, based on the 1 theory that whatever usually happened on a certain date is quite likely to be repeated. Tin's statistical system is not per- feet. But it does tend to be ac- i curate in predicting more than half the weather everts through the coming year. Historians suspect that alma- nacs were invented thousands years ago by Eastern as- tronomers. They predicted the phases of the moon, eclipses and the location of the planets. Later almanacs included useful information for farmers. Spe- cial almanacs for sailors in- cluded tides and wind charts. Weather predictions were add- ed to almanacs of the last cen- tury. And our modem alma- nacs base their surprisingly ac- curate predictions on careful statistics dravn from half a century. Questions asneo by chfldion of Herald readers should be mailed to Ask Andy, P.O. Box 7G5, Huntington Beacfr, California S2B48. (Copyright Chronicle Publishing Co. 1971) iPhoiie service expansion Iplaii studied EDMONTON (CP) A cab- inet commitlee and the mana- ger of Alberta Government Tel- ephones, .1. W. Dodds. are iiv vcstigating the possibility of an expanded telephone service to i rural customers at no addition- i al cost George Topolnisky, commit- lee chairman and minister with- out portfolio responsible for ru- ral development, said in a pre- pared statement today there is a cons ens a s that rural tele- phono service be extended u? a larger trading area without additional cost, lo the. customer. There will be a meeting next week lo formulate policy re- garding rural telephone service, Mr. Topolnisky said. Walt Disney's-THE CHRISTMAS CONSPIRACY A BILLION WIVES IN! THIS WORLD AMD I GET A COMEDIENNE.' BEETLE BAIlEY-By Mort ANV, THAT POOR LITTLE MAPPENED JO IT, PLATO? f U L ABNiR-By Al Capp .'GH.'-NOHOOMIM BEAM GOT A TOOTH AS TALL AS WE IS- 1 6W-WE. >-A WE'LL GOTTA RHDUM) START AT SOME rTHAIRLESS INHOOMIN OOE'S i BEAWS- CAVE- VO'IS WELCOME T HI- TO AMYTHING. VNOPE.- OMEVO'IS AFTER, FOIXYMEINTOTH' LOW- REMT ARCHIE-By Bob Montana INV GEE. I THE MUSIC I THAT'S SHE SAID YOU WERE DOING GREEN SLEEVES.' LOOKINGl FOR JUGHEAD, BECTTY.' WHAT ARE YOU DOING IM HERE? HI AND LOIS-By Dik Browns LOOK AT THEM JUMP OFF THE LOOK AT THOSE SARBASE WEN COMINS UP THE STREET. r VKOOM.' BINS, BANS.' THERE 6O THE IN THE A1UST BE THEIR BOWLJNe-( NIGHT J SHORT RIBS-By Frank O'Neal BUGS BUNNY LET'S GST STAETEP... WE PAIP GOOP MOW6Y FOB YOUR MUSCLE- BUILPINS COURSE; THIS WAX! PORKY, GRAB ONE Vi END O' THAT DESK, AMP ELMER, YOU GET TH' OTHER! V i" THIS'LL WORKOUT PER YA.. I'M MOVIM' 1 ;