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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 9, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta If THI UTHMIDGI HERALD Twiday, February Your horoscope By Jeane Dixon WEDNESDAY, FEB. 10 ARIES (March 21. April out making a spectacle be-1 joy an evening with quiet peo- Your Birhtdsy Today: An exciting year begins of search for a more direct tne oesi uuenuons in uic world, friends can offer bad ad-rice. Your goal should be to of your potentials. life simple. Younger peo- changes may involve appeal to your emotions. sacrifice. T o d a y's (April 20 May have great energy, often fine art of making your- one extreme or the and your work known with- LAWRENCE E. LAMB. M, Don't ignore of dizzy Dear Dr. Lamb I have prick, acute illness, as suffering from dizzy spells for a year and a half. Blood tests and x-rays show nothing. But I still have these dizzy result of certain drugs no-tablv tranquilizers and a host of other factors. The basic problem often is inadequate circula- where I almost to the brain. The mech- black out. What could are complex. A single this problem and what can -with good spontaneous do to get some usually can be ig- Dear Reader Dizzy spells are caused by many different things. Children get dizzy from whirling around and around in a circle, then stopping suddenly. The small balance mechanism inside the ear is not accustomed to the circular movement and sends out confused signals to the brain. The balance "Repeated episodes should be investigated. In young, healthy people this can be caused by pooling of too much blood in the legs during prolonged standing. Sometimes because of anxiety the normal heart will actually stop for n few seconds just long enough for the person to faint. In some. anism called the semicircular canals or labyrinth may also become inflamed (labyrinthi-tis) in a variety of infections, including simple respiratory illnesses, and cause dizziness for a limited period of time. In other people the small ear canals undergo degene r a t i v e changes for no apparent reason. This may cause recurring attacks. Treatment is often anxiety causes a person to breathe too fast and too deep. We call this hyperventilation, mean ing overbreathing. This causes the body to lose too much carbon dioxide, which in turn changes the entire body chemistry and results in dizziness or faintness. Recognizing the problem and training the person not to overbreathe but to take slow, shallow often helps control the symp- Cause of the anxiety, A common cause for needs study. ness of this type is changes blood sugar can cause the small arteries to the or dizziness but this is ance mech a n i s m. This not a common cause, causes buzzing and ringing it is a popular idea. the ears and little can be people seem to like to about this when it about their low blood su- Dizziness, with often means fainting problem with tests 'and near faulting episodes. This in many of these prob- a symptom and almost is that the episodes and one has one or more of cause may be transitory episodes in his life. They between episodes they show occur from the sight of blood, Cancer society in advertising CALGARY (CP) The thinking about the dis- nadian Cancer Society many people took the at- ed when it started its "the less we know, the advertising campaign and did not seek medi- cancer "danger help soon enough. society president good was it to teach seven danger signals if to them only made people at the horrors which ahead if the suspicions of cancer should be He told a meeting of the so- Alberta division here the emphasis now is on "safe- and a "cancer-can-be- Lethbridge Unit campaign. "Frank and lucid dialogue January 31 Special event, Open the disease is undoubtedly the most effective trophy 1. Mr. and Mrs. W. of reducing cancerpho- 2. E. Fox, N. Jurkovich; 3. Daper said 48 I cent Chapman, I. all cancer deaths i be Hamilton Wednesday Night D.B.C., February by early rfr-'.iosis and treatment. N.S. 1. N. Patson, Waters; 2. R. Chapman, Johnson; 3. Mr. and Mrs. way E.W. 1. R. Hubbard, Bruha; 2. W. G. Winter, V. Fukuda; 3. C. Sudeikat, summer Marshall. N.S. 1. K. Oliver, M. jobs hara; 2. J. Landeryou, M. Grant; 3. 0. B. Bentsen, (CP) The of the Canadian Res- G.W. 1. Mr. and Mrs. W. Association, Oscar B. Mundell; 2. E. Baldwin, suggests that a Grisak; 3. P. McLean, M. in the school year could summer employment op- Ladies Wednesday for thousands more 1. Mrs. W. L. Foss, Mrs. students. W. McLean; 2. Mrs. M. a letter to Dr. Davidson row, Mrs. G. A. Wright; president of the Asso- Mrs. E. Wyatt, Mrs. C. of Universities and Col- of Canada, Mr. Grubert Thursday present vacation dates for N.S. 1. J. Landeryou, M. J. Grant; 2. I. Shaw, H. Foss; 3. K. Oliver, R, students are obstacles to members of the res-.atirant industry who woult E.W. 1. Mrs. H. E. more students for summer comes an issue. Handling of money is favored. A coinci- dence results in a saving. GEMINI (May 21 June Good naturedly share a wild story with friends. Amidst the evening's diversions is a seri- ous thought or communication, if you want it. CANCER (June 21 July Today promises endless discus- sions, complications to be ex- plained. A full schedule of work must be done as well. An agree- able disposition helps. LEO (July 23 Aug. Ne- gotiate contracts and changes in work conditions this morn- ag. The initiative is in your hands. Bring home a cheerful surprise for your loved ones this evening. VIRGO (Aug. 23 Sept. Attend to formal applications, bids, significant business propo- sals. Your friends are expan- sive and may abruptly widen a social circle with new peo- ple. LIBRA (Sept. 23 Oct. Competence finally emerges as the key factor in your success. Consultation among friends brings wider perspective. En- R. Chapman; 2. H. Balcovske, C. W. Chichester; 3. A. Top- ping, I. Johnson. Friday Night D.B.C. N.S. 1. V. Martin, L. Frand- sen; tied at tiro thirds H. Foss, I. Wright; R. Baldwin, T. Lewis. E.W. 1. M. Wobick, E. H. Miller; 2. N. Pat-son, 0. E. BcnLscn; 3. D. Michaelis, W. Zumstein. pie. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 Nov. Know the situation before you force issues. Friends are sensi- tive about being mixed into pro- motion schemes leave them out. Get other opinions on any property work you are contem- plating. It may not be so ur- gent. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. Get your regular work done in reasonable time, then visit with family and friends. Catch up on news; pass along constructive stories. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 Jan. You can enter a partner- ship or sell out of an unprofit- able venture, or both. But make change constructive in Your life. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 Feb. This may be remembered as the day your partner or mate balked until you worked out all the details. Be optimistic for a sounder relationship afterward. PISCES (Feb. 19 March Postpone career decisions. If you can take time off, do so. Rest, meditate. Your loved ones are not fooled by alibis or stories. Planet systems Andy sends a complete 20- volume set of the World Book Encyclopedia to David S. Pratt, age 13, of St. Paul, Min- nesota, for his question: Do we know that other stars have planet systems? For a long time, astronom- ers suspected that our solar system was not unique in the universe. Then in 1949, a cer- tain pair of twin stars was found to have a third invisible partner most likely a planet. In 1960, another star was found to have a massive, invisible planet. Three years later, a smaller planet belonging' to still another star was discovered. We know that two of the star systems closest to our sun have at least one big planet apiece. Our pinwheelijig galaxy has at least 100 billion starry suns and 99 per cent of them are main sequence stars, that is, their dimensions and other fea- tures can be compared, more or less, with our sun. Modern astronomers assume that our sun 'and its starry relatives con- densed from large clouds of cosmic gases, similar to the hazy nebulas strewn throughout the Milky Way. The generally accepted theory is that the planets of our solar system formed separate orbiting bo- dies as the sun condensed and eventually ignited its nuclear furnace. If this feasible theory is a fact, we can assume that most of the average type stars re- peated the same pattern. Chances are, planetary systems usually form during the birth of a normal star. If this is so, there are billions of other plan- etary systems in our plus uncountable numbers with- in the uncuonted galaxies be- yond our Milky Way. Some ex- perts estimate that our galaxy alone may have at least 600 million planets capable of sup- porting life more or less as we know it on earth. Proving these possibilities is a tedious task. Planets are smaller than stars and shed no light of their own. The nearest stars are between four and 20 light years away and even our best telescopes cannot spot planets at such distances. As- tronomers, however, use ingen- ious indirect methods of detec- tion. For example, every orbit- ing planet has a gravitational effect on its starry sun, caus- ing slight irregularities in its motions. For 30 years they stu- died such patterns in certain binaries twin stars that or- bit about each other. In 1949, .it was announced to the world that the twin star system named Cygni 61 is af- fected by a third invisible part' ner. Its mass is eight times greater than our Jupiter's but it is not massive enough to be a star. In 1960, the star sys- tem Lelande 21185 was found to have a similar giant planet. It is only eight light years from us. In 1963, a planet was found for neighborly Barnard's star, at a distance of six light years. This third planet to be identi- fied beyond our solar system is about H4 times more mas- sive than our giant Jupiter. We cannot at present probe for planets far out into deep space. But the stars sampled in our celestial neighborhood are very promising. We know that three have at least one whopping planet apiece.' And where there is one, most likely there are planetary families. But the smaller planets are be- yond our present range of vis- Questlons asked by children of Herald readers should be mailed to Ask Andy, P.O. Box 765, Huntington Beach, California 92648. (Copyright Chronicle Publishing Co. 1971) GOREN ON BRIDGE BY CHARLES H. GOREN to lini Br Tht CMaio Ttlhrnu North- South vulnerable. North deals. NORTH AK72 V1098 0 K54 A642 WEST EAST AQ51 A10983 OQ92 OAJ108 KQJ93 A10875 SOUTH AAJ6 West 2 Pass 100 injured GULF BREEZE. Fto (AP1- A tornado injured more than 100 persons and dirt an eMi-: of Ihe food son-it mated million damage in Ulity industry ;ir The letter, made public today, says the industry begins hiring staff more than one month after most universities and colleges have ceased acti- vity for the summer months. "Food service and hospitality t people are also reluctant to i j hire students who refuse to j stay with them until the sum- j mcr season has ended." 1 Mr. Grubert says the restau- i i rant association estimates that many more jobs v.oukl be available from about May 24 to i mid-September. He suggests a meeting be j licit! between representatives and hospi- i universily this Florida panhandle, near Fensacola. trnvn administrators to discuss a pos- siblo change in the school year. I 0 763 Void The bidding: North East South Pass Pass 1 Pass Pass Opening lead: King of Declarer's approach suf- fered from the lack of a delicate touch in today's hand, and the defenders -were quick to follow the line of attack he so clearly indicated to them. West opened the king of clubs agair.st South's four heart contract. The ace was played from dummy -as de- clarer hastened to disnosc of a losing diamond from his hand. The ten of hearts was led and permitted to ride for z finesse. West -won the trick with the king and, since South had apparently revealed his weak spot by his discard at trick one, West promptly shifted to iho queen of diamonds. This was covered by the king and ace, and East continued the suit until de- clarer ruffed in on the third round. The defense now had their b o o k w o diamond tricks and one when the spade finesse failed subsequently, the contract was defeated by one trick. South failed to give himself the best psychological ad- vantage by his play to the Initial trick. He should have discarded a small spade from his hand instead of the diamond. Since a discard is usually made from weakness in a suit, and West did hasten to shift to a diamond when he regained the lead, declarer at little extra cost would have been better advised to steer his opponent down the wrong path. Suppose that South discards a spade at trick one.. Now when West is in, if he returns a spade into declarer's aee-jack, South will even- tually be able to take a diamond d i s c ar d on the dummy's king of spades. That way he will lose only two diamonds and one heart. West should actually exit with a club when he is in, since there is no pressing need for any shift, but the psychological lure of de- clarer's discard is often ir- resistible and South just as well have availed himself of the opportunity, LANCElOT-By Cok.r t P.nn BLONDIE-By Chic Young IT'S JUST THE MIRROR THAT'S SOTTEW A UITTL.E OLDER BEtTLE BAILEY-By Mort Walker U'L ABNER-By Al Capp BECOME RICH-HE I BECOME SPOILT' If HERE'SMAH 5ANGWDGEISAPTTO J{ MILLVUN.'.'NO SANQVJ1DQEKIN COST MORE'N ARCHIE-By Bob Montana OH, NO, SIR! VOO'REAWi IT'S A THROWING A CONTEST.' SNOWBALLS AT ANYONE? YOU KNOW.... I USED TO BE A DEAD SHOT.' HI AND LOlS-By Dik Browne WEAR THAT HAT TO SCHOOL. ITS PRESS WELL, I'M SURE Y TESTJN6 THE TH4THATISNY ON THE eUlDELINES SHORT RIBS- By Frank O'Neal BUGS BUNNY THAT TAKES CARE O1 TH' PAPERS VA HAVE T' SET YEK LCAN :T' I NOW WE'LL JUST STEP TOWN HERE AN1 GET VEK TAKE 6OOP CARE O' MY FAL PORKY.' SORRY, WE ALL OUT O' ;