Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 22, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta
22 HFPMP Wriln-sdnv. 77, 1971 Your horoscope By Jean a Dixon Ymir birtlldi sensation is si ing the brakes flying Mart fronts. together winning binations, remember In n''t ish your soul pra.'. and regular meditation. 'l riay's are M.TK.I original thinkers. ARIES (March -I April I This is annul I ho cud i-f ?easonal a little H-.-ison.illv sivniiic transact.! mis ivir.ain i" done. Expert lei-down and tractions. T.H'lil'S I I'li-May 2 Whatever ymn- p-rip'-oal. tends to drav: an ref from consen ;tnvv ihink Ternpori7.e. a nit. GEMINI (Mn> .ll-.linn- You should be iiiiepi e r-f n disagree- go vour way in Milnr -l-.Iuly :2I: ouno Andy sends a complete 20- volume set of the World Book Encyclopedia to Barbara Malison, age 12, of North St. Paul, Minnesota, for her ques- tion: Can the Dutch elm disease be controlled? BUT VOL) HAVEN'T A HAIR OM YOUR HEAD.' from Eur- before the fungus parasite. The imported beetle does the most harm. The fungus spores exist inside The other arrived ope, several years In the 1950s, experts hoped to tunnels Ix-low the bark to lay wipe out this elm killing fun- her eggs. The deadly spores en- gus by removing infected wood ter the wounds, the fungi de- velop and the sap carries them and spraying the trees DDT. Mavbe they saved the tree. The in- arvae chew more trees. But each year the Dutch eastward and northward. Then adults, they fly off and infect healthy elm trees, often sev- eral miles away. Our native Dutch disease car- rier winters under the bark of the elm tree. Before emerging, the adult and nymphs often cat some of the tender wood and lake sonic of the fungus with them. Neither of the bark we learned that, in some ways does more harm than This dangerous insecti- BAILEY-By Moil Walker cide spreads through the I'LL TO TriE 1AW TO hectics needs the fungtis but Dutch elm disease i s does need the beetle to transport it from one healthy parasite that thrives in the ves- pe out the fungus and, sels that carry sap through var- licide has heen found to wipe out the bark beetles. survive lor severa years in a living tree and one or two veare in dead elm wood. Someday no doubt scientists will find a way to control Dutch LIL ABNER-By At Capp elm disease. Then the trees will of an infecied tree grow hack in the elmless re- gions. In the meantime, we can try Io preserve a tree by cut- TilEi-'ORMEUOWMEROF THIS. SPLENDID TOWN STOCK IS NOvJ WORTHLE5S.AND WE'RE SELLING EVERYTHING L VESTERDAV RALPH NADER ATE PRONOUNCED IT HAD MER ENTIRE off infected branches and month. Or it may endure, a lin- removing all the littered twigs, death through four or es and dead wood. It is nice that a few elm have Using insecticide to destroy fungus seems like shooting flies with an elephant gun. But re- Questions astted tv? cMMicn of Herald readers should be mailed to Ask Andy, P.O. Box 765, llunlington Beacn, California 92648. (Copyright Chronicle Publishing Co. 1971) for this plan. The disease was noticed first in Holland, in 1919. In 1930, it appeared in New York. As American and Euro- pean scientists tracked its ARCHIE-By Bob Montana FRESH DONUTS I JUST MADE.' SIT DOWN H WHILE I FINISH.' JU6HEAD! YOU'RE HERE FOR HELP WITH YOUR MATH: CARDSTON (UN'S) Sever- al feedlot owners within the town limits have threatened to j take legal action to force he town to supply them with utili- ties so they an feed livestock within the town. Councilman Stanley Johnson was appointed deputy mayor for the Town of Cardston for 1972. The town has purchased used truck and sander unit from the provincial govern- ment, for The police report for the month of November showed 116 charges with 94 cases con- cluded. The total of fines was SI .214.50. There were six acci- dents during November tailing HI AND lOIS-By Dik Browna ELL. AS TRANSPORTATION 60TTA KNOW HOW, WANV KIPS YOU CAN TAKE IN OUR CAR TO A LEAGUE BALL CAME SHORT RIBS-By frank O'Neal cycle, they soon learned that the parasite fungus is spread by certain insects. It seemed logi- 1 cal to wipe out these insects to i 1 pnfo I stop the spread of the Dutch elm disease. The insects involved are tiny bark beetles that spend part of their lives under the bark of I elm trees. One is a native bee- j tie who was here all the time. CARTOONIST DIES Ed McNally, political cartoonist Full tou to Disucv irieyhound. (lie official Wall Disney World bus carrier, has a full range of lours. A two- day tour, including entrance to for The Montreal Star and to ,.ltlrac. Weekend Magazine, i ml in I transportation Ormslown, One., nt (lie age of Freeze death TSTAaVBiri, (AP.I The tem- perature dropped to .11 below zero Monday in eastern Turkey and reports reaching Istanbul said four persons were to death. found inside, a trip to Cape Kennedy Space Centre or Cypress Gar- fleas and I.akn Wales Singing Tmvrr. R.afes jw pprson. 'riplc run fiS for I wo days -Ml or for thren days, for four, w i I h accommodation at. the Contemporary or Village holds in Them are other plans at dif- ferent rates.