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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 22, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta i FIE LE i nomwuc tmwmwvi Your horoscope By DUon DEC. 23 Your birthday Transcending personal limitations is the first order of action this entire coming year For every a new lesson brings a mastery ol or a path around the ob- stacle encountered. Today's natives have strong natural are apt to follow un- usual professions where philosophy is an important factor. ARIES 21 April Look at the skies for in- spiration. Your share of the community expression is welcome to all. but make it a point to promise nothing you canno't be sure of achieving. TAURUS 20 May This Sunday is both a tinal touch of a completed cy- cle in your maturing and the subtle but definite beginning ol a new phase. GEMINI 21 June Gather all concerned and go ahead with a fun sort of Sun- day. Social activities should leature discussion of the tuture and how it is to develop. CANCER 21 July Expansion and growth ought to begin at with your own your own then the outward presentation when the time comes. LEO 23 Aug. Aside trom the tendency to take on too many extra chores that take longer than ex- this should be a rather satisfying Sunday. VIRGO 23 Sept. A look at your budget tips you ott to necessary or advisable changes. Late news offers encouragement. LIBRA 23 Oct. This Sunday can be memorable. Any outreach toward stronger lies draws a greater and it very quickly becomes your turn to act turther. SCORPIO 23 Nov. The quieter minor changes of habit com- ing naturally under the stimulating influence of this Sunday turn out later to be turning points in your life. SAGITTARIUS 22 Dec. Whenever your situation opportunity lor communication should be taken up Moderation is your key to happiness amid lively circumstances. CAPRICORN 22 Jan. Avoid attracting undue attention or boasting. Your turn comes in ac- cording to how well you work out today's arrangements for all. AQUARIUS 20 Feb. Seek out your friends wherever they're gathered or scattered. Catch up on their news and speak simply of your own. No strict schedule will hold PISCES 19 March Concentrate on bringing personal projects to workable conclusions. Relationships are up for with serious decisions at hand to consider. DEC. 24 Your birthday Today's Christmas Eve eclipse of the visible in Central and South will become a bright symbol of the world to with its ring of the blazing comet and brilliant planets nearby. Those born now will pick up the torch of mankind's gradually lead their elders to spiritual awakenings. For all today's natives the 'years ahead hold much strong in- natural inclinations are toward well- organized efforts. ARIES 21-April Cut down on your rush of ac- tivity. Invite the serene spirit of Christmas in evening prayer and the company of those you love. TAURUS 20-May Your tact is essential as nearby even those you had thought differently tend to express unreasonable views or demands. GEMINI 21-June Do the best you can with what is available and go on without further ado. Smile and forget any criticism aimed in your direction. CANCER 21-July The first thing to do is pickup after yourself. Be sure you are ready for any sensible switch of conditions. Others are not so well organized. LEO 23-Aug. Last minute adjustments are may not be as smooth as desired. Abstain from offering suggestions in- volving sweeping drastic revisions. VIRGO 23-Sept. Despite what seems to you the surges of energy you a run of a benefit where it is most important. LIBRA 23-Oct. Now it comes to your atten- tion that some turning point in your life is passing. Decisions you had put off have somehow come into being. SCORPIO 23-Nov. Double check errors due to the holiday rush. Word from peo- ple at a distance reveals a problem or two. Quiet medita- tion shows the way for the future. SAGITTARIUS 22- Dec. Whatever you have in mind meets both criticism and resistance from friends and any who are to share with you. Neither borrow nor lend. CAPRICORN 22-Jan. Keep all conversation direct and confined to the pre- sent moment. guidance comes later once you've thought out alternatives. Goren on Bridge BY CHARLES H. GOREN Tht Ctilcaw TrlbiM WEEKLY BRIDGE QUIZ Q. l East-West vulner- as South you AKJ4 OAQJ1083 The bidding has South West North East 1 0 Pass 1 V 1 What do you bid Q. 2 East-West vulner- as South you OKQ1072 AQJ986 The bidding has North East South West 1 Pass 1 0 Pass 1 Pass What do you bid Q. 3 Neither as South you 9K1095 OJ7652 The bidding has West North East South Pass 3 0 Dble. What action do you Q. you AQ875 VQ 497432 The bidding has North East South West 1 Pass Pass 2 0 3 Pass What do you bid Q. 5 East-West vulner- as South you .AKQ108 OKJ62 The bidding has West North East South 1 A Pass Pass What action do you Q. as South you AQJ9762 064 AAKQ6 The bidding has South West North East 2V 24 3 What do you bid Q. you 4AJ105 OJ9 AAKQJ2 The bidding has North Sottfi 0 2 Pass Pass 3 NT Pass What do you bid Q. you OQJ1043 4QJ742 The bidding has North East South 1 Dble. What do you I Look for answers AQUARIUS SJ-Feb. First attend to personal then the obligations you have to but expect no immediate reward or enthusiasm. PISCES 19 March Know that all works out by and by despite some uncer- tainty of your own and others' feelings. Nothing is gained by forcing issues. DEC. Z5 Your birthday Promises a rather normal year of natural changes. More effective work is within your reach. Higher skills are available for the learning. Material prosperity is a little not something to worry however. Relationships grow according to what you invest in them. Today's natives are often noted for warmth of personality. ARIES 21-April In Christmas is all set for all you have to do is enjoy it. Join in the but stop short of overin- dulgence. TAURUS 20-May Feel free and confident at trusting those you love. Remember that it is better to give than to and be gracious in either case. GEMINI 21-June Create your own entertain- ment rather than accept out- side recitals of commercial stories. Group or family solidarity is your goal for the holiday. CANCER 21-July There's special joy in letting reveling in today's relative calm as a vivid happening away from routine' ex- perience. Dwell in the present moment. LEO 23-Aug. Remember those who live alone. Include them in your round of greetings. Encourage all to leave off formalities and just be themselves. VIRGO 23sept. There is a welcome surprise in keeping with the way you've dealt with your local surroundings. Take a rest from personal concerns. LIBRA 23-Oct. Be at home for the self- sufficiency of being and to provide welcome for those who may come visiting. Pray for inner peace. SCORPIO 23-Nov. Being helpful to those you love is part of your holiday cheer. There is so much to you needn't venture far for a full day's round of comfort. SAGITTARIUS 22- Dec. Be up bright and early for the many touching amenities you have to observe. In all the it is important to be moderate. CAPRICORN 22-Jan. Keep a weather eye open for developments in the out- side world while you celebrate success in building your per- sonal however modest its dimensions. AQUARIUS 20-Feb. Little of urgency is left for the holiday. Express thanks for all that has come your your feelings for your loved ones. PISCES 19-March Save a bit of your energy and supplies for a late after-hours sort of second Christmas as it were. Tomorrow is soon enough to pick up regular routines. The Chicago Tribune Flashback The CANADIAN PRESS President Thomas Jeffer- s-on persuaded the U.S. Congress to pass the Embargo Act 166 years ago today in 1807 by for a all foreign commerce was for- bidden. .France and Britain were at war and between tney i paralyzing American seaborne com- 'merce. Jefferson believed the warring powers would abandon their decrees blockading each other. he was wrong and was forced to repeal the act four days before he retired from the presidency in 1809. 1952 The government an- nounced plans to establish a national library for Canada. 1935 Anthony Eden became Britain's foreign secretary. Ask Andy HARD TO OBSERVE Andy sends a complete 20- volume set of the Merit Students Encyclopedia to Vin- cent age of Lahoma. for his What li the landscape of Mer- cury From the it is much easier to observe the face of though Mercury is much nearer .to us. This is because little Mercury is the closest planet to the sun. When it appears at dawn or usually mask- ed in the sun's dazzling radiance. In recent earth-bound astronomers have learned a few things about Mercury's landscape. But the details must wait until next when the spacecraft Mariner flies by for a close-up investigation. Most of what we know about Mercury's landscape has been estimated from its size and its place in the Solar System. Its diameter is 3.100 which is 38 per cent of the earth's. Though made of fairly dense its total mass is merely 6 per cent of the earth's. And the little planet orbits the sun at an average speed of 30 miles per second at an average distance of about 36 million miles. We or- bit at 18Vz miles per second at an average distance of about 93 million miles. These facts alone can yield a lot of basic information about conditions on the sur- face of Mercury. For ex- on Mercury a 100 pound earthling would weigh no more than 37 pounds. the daytime side of the small planet must be much too hot for comfort and the night side must be colder- than-cold. Until a few most experts assumed the day-night period to equal the yearly which is 88 earth-days. In this was corrected to 49 earth-days. Other new evidence suggests that if Mercury has an atmosphere it is hardly worth mentioning. In radio beams from the earth detected rough which suggest that Mercury's land- scape may be scarred with craters from fallen meteorites. According to most recent estimates. Mercury's daytime temperature soars to 570 degrees Fahrenheit and drops to minus 260 degrees at night. Mercury gets seven times more of the sun's blazing heat than we do. During the day the unprotected surface gets hot enough to melt tin and possibly lead. Our present knowledge of Mercury's landscape is rather but should not be for long. Last a Mariner spacecraft set forth to survey this region of the Solar System for the first time. With spiky antennas and solar panels extended like gauzy the little plorer somewhat resembles a celestial dragonfly. It will fly by for a close look at where it grabs a helping of gravity to boost it on to Mer- cury. If all goes well. Mariner will reach the neighborhood of Mercury toward the end of March and swerve around for a second look five months later. Among many other the spacecraft will relay back detailed maps of almost all the surface land- scape of Mercury. Mariner's telescopic TV cameras will begin mapping in late March. This work will stop for 30 when the spaceprobe swings around at about 625 miles above the planet's surface. Then its infrared radiometer will take accurate while its ultraviolet sensor checks for the atmosphere which may or may not be there. Other instruments will relay data on magnetism solar radiation and high energy particles that rain down on Mercury's land- scape. Questions asked by child- ren of Herald readers should be mailed to Ask P.O. Box Huntington California 92648. Chronicle Publishing Co. THE WHOLE THIN6 IS TAKE FOR INSTANCE... HJHAT HANS UP YOUR STOCKING AND SANTA ClAUS POESN'T EVEN SEE IT SOME OF os DON'T TAKE ANY SHORT MBS by frank o'neal WHATS FOB DINNER AND 3MMAS. 1 HAD MY S6T FOB A PLUMP ANTHKmOGIST. A SOMETHING HEAVY IS WE'RE MANG A LA SANTA. Ht AND LOIS by dik browne I'VE SOT A THIS IS ONE OF THOSE PON'T YOU ALL SOME FRESH TIMES SO i tK 6BT PAP. 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