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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 16, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 24-THC LETHBR1DQE HERALD-Saturday, Ftbruary Ask Andy SESAME SEEDS Andy sends a complete 20- volume set of the Merit Students Encyclopedia tc Mary Lynn Sheldon, age 12, of Utica, New York, for her question: What grows from sesame Sesame is the word that Ali Baba's wife had to remember to open the magic cave door. This .exciting old story, as you know, came to us from the warm sunny lands of the Middle East. In just such a place, sesame seeds produce crops of green growing herbs, two or three feet tall. At harvest time, the plants are crowded with spiky pods all crammed with slippery little sesame seeds. If you enjoy growing plants, you can coax a little sesame seed to show you just what it can do. The seeds you buy to sprinkle on buns will do, so long as you buy the untoasted, unroasted kind. Fill a flower pot with a mixture of sand and Flashback By THE CANADIAN PRESS Feb. 16, 1974 The Canadian government gave Canadian Pacific Railways Co. million cash, 25 million acres of land and 700 miles of track worth millions of dollars 93 years ago today in 1881 as a gift to finance the trans-Canada railway. Sir John A. Macdonald had planned to subsidize the railway in 1872 but lost power when it was found that the company president had paid his party Lines were completed in 1885, five years ahead of schedule. 1959 Castro became premier of Cuba. 1949 Chaim Weizmann was elected Israel's first president. 1933 The British Parliament refused to allow the export of liquor to prohibition countries. 1871 The Franco-Prussian war ended. 1824 The Athenaeum Club in London was founded. MEAT STOLEN FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) A 40-foot trailer loaded with 28 tons of assorted meat was stolen from a service area along the Connecticut Turnpile this week. Police said the trailer was later recovered in New Haven but its cargo was gone. soil, plus a cupful of rich compost. Place half a dozen or so of your selected seeds on top and coyer them with about a quarter inch of soil. In Utica, New York, you will have to start this project either indoors on a sunny window sill or in some sort of greenhouse. In a few days, at least one and probably more of your sesame seeds will germinate. They put down roots and sprout little green, shoots above the soil. Continue to provide sunshine and enough water to keep the soil moist but not soggy. Growth is rather slow, but by the time spring comes to your neighborhood you should have a pot of handsome house plants. Each sesame plant has a tallish straight stem with large graceful green leaves. When the long hot days of summer arrive in northern New York, it is time to set your potted sesame outdoors. There it can get the direct sunlight it needs to produce its next year's crop of sesame seeds. Keep the pot moist and sunny and chances are the plants will surprise you with a burst of blossoms. The pink or yellow flowers are an inch long and remind you of foxgloves, tucked close to the square stems. If all goes well, the flowers will be replaced, by spiky little pods. Inside each pod there are four tight, neat rows of ripening sesame seeds: Cultivated crops of sesame need fields of fairly rich soil and a long growing season with from 90 to 120 days of hot sunny summer weather. They are grown outdoors in Hawaii and in southern farm areas of North America. The handsome plants are thinned to grow six inches apart. Some grow 18 inches tall, other strains are two or three feet tall. Your horoscope ByJefceDuon The slender seed pods are gathered in late fall and spread out in trays to finish drying. When the crisp pods are shaken, the slippery little sesame seeds fall out. Some are packaged to be sprinkled on cakes and buns. Cook books say that their delicate nutty flavor is improved when the seeds are toasted for a few minutes in a gently warm oven. Some sesame seeds are crushed to yield pale golden cooking oil. Some are mashed to make sesame butter a wonderful spread, especially when mixed with a drop or two of honey. OuMttom atkMl by cMM- of be malted to Andy, P.O. Box. 765, Huntington Boach, California f264l (Copyright Publishing Co. 1973) SUNDAY, FEB. 17 Your birthday today: This year's progress requires a willingness to contend against competition and adversity, with multiple fringe benefits from even the slightest creative effort. Early in the year, relationships are under stress, but later all are relaxed and renewed almost spontaneously. It's up to you to make the first move in every case, however. Today s natives are willing to take extreme risks, should be trained to abstain from involving others in their adventures. ARIES (March 21-April The challenge is to busy yourself sufficiently so that you aren't restless, while leaving your work and its shoptalk out for the day. TAURUS (April 20-May Fill your Sunday with social activity. Self-indulgence is the temptation of the day. Govern yourself strictly and stay healthy and happier. GEMINI (May 21-June Take your normal share in the Sunday customs. Much more is learned now by listening than by showing off, regardless of how rebellious, you feel. CANCER (Jane 21-July Last minute changes of arrangements are probable, with some people insisting on special interests despite previous promises or schedules. LEO (July 23-Aug. If you are strongly assertive, somebody near is apt to turn contrary. Find something to do that does not involve social pressures or overleadership. VIRGO (Ang. 23-Sept. Like as not you'll be earned off your contemplated line of action by distractions and demands of those around you. Relax and enjoy it. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. If very little gets done today, it's all right. Your home benefits from the little chores you can do to keep yourself busy and away from dissension. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. Social connections seem inconvenient but worthy of your initiative. You have items of information to pass along, correspondence to catch up. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22- Dec. Pull out of the centre of public attention, seek the full attainment of serene home life. Practice economy where it counts. Goran on Bridge BY CHARLES H. GOREN c Tkt CMCMt WEEKLY BRIDGE QUIZ Q. l Neither vulnerable, as South you hold: AA965 7K82 OAK The bidding has proceeded: South West North East 1 Jft Pass 1 4k Pass 3 0 Pass 5 Pass What do you bid now? Q. 2 Iwrth vulnerable, as South you hold: OA43 The bidding has proceeded: East Sotth West North 1 Dote. 1 NT Pass 2 What do you bid now? Q. South, vulnerable, you hold: OAJttt The bidding has proceeded: Nortli East Smrth West 1 V Pass 1 Pass 2 Pass 2 0 Pass 3 S> Pass What do you bid now? Q. South, vulnerable, you hold: J The bidding has proceeded: South West North East l O Pass 1 Pass What is your rebid? Q. 5 North-South vulner- able, as South you bold: CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. Talk business and see what arguments arise! Better to make Sunday a real rest; if you must deal with others, lei them be people you haven't seen lately. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. A Sunday for quiet formality. Remember that those unfamiliar with your habits may not follow your suggestions, are thus not to be relied upon. PISCES (Feb. 19-March Stick to your budget even though it seems to keep you out of some elegant expedition. Social contacts offer their own non-material satisfactions. MONDAY, FEB. 18 Your birthday today: The Sun moves from Aquarius to Pisces tonight at p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. Both Aquarians and Pisceans born- today face a year of many surprises. Other people's resources prove more vital than anticipated, and your own strengths emerge firmly. The search for efficiency becomes more important than anything else now. Today's na'tives all have strong literary aptitudes. The Aquarians are practical, thoughtful; the Pisceans persuasive. ARIES (March 21-April There are moments for broad humor, plus the chance to pursue a romantic interest. Home life is fraught with complications. TAURUS (April 20-May Sharing work and fun includes odd moments in which no comment is quite adequate. Avoid any s'ort of overindulgence in later hours. GEMINI (May 21-June Get details settled and your week's program under way. On the family scene, put off drastic changes or even small ones without asking cooperation. CANCER (June 21-July A sound performance based on definite motivation is your key to success today. It's essential to choose your direction and stick to it. LEO (July 23-Aug. Promote your favorite projects vigorously! Fresh cooperation is available on all sides, so you have to select and make specific terms. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. Benefits begin at home; first yourself, next your possessions, then With those you cherish. Check budgets and unusual requests for money. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. Restrict the errands and travels of the day to business hours. Home development schemes are largely in the planning stage, open to revision. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. Level out any stress between yourself and friends and relatives. Travel brings extra benefits, but get finished and settled before night comes. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22- Dec. Pursue the relatively superficial surfaces of reality. Symbolically, they are significant and help set the stage for serious advancement. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. Emotional needs are more readily fulfilled now. OF WOOPSTOCK'Sl 'IMITATIONS CAN eer PRETTY 6R05S.' SHORT BBS byfrrto'neil PRST-OF? I WANT TO PEASDN THREE HEADS. WANTX3U ID DEAL WITH. AND 'VS. HUNS ARE ABOUT ID THE HAND LOB by dikbrownr IT SNOWEP A COUPLE OF INCHES. BETTER WEAR YOUR GALOSHES LOIS. BUGS BUNNY The affairs of younger people come to general notice. The pursuit of romance proceeds spontaneously AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. Consultations with technical experts and heavy planning lie in the near future. For today, mainly preparations and making the best of a favorable climate. PISCES (Feb. 19-March Leave financial considerations strictly to business operations, expecting nothing from friends, offering no opening for extra spending. (1974, The Chicago Tribne) The bidding has proceeded: North East Soath West I Pass 20 3 3 Pass What do you bid now? Q. 6 Both vulnerable, as South you hold: 16852 OSZ The bidding has proceeded: Soath West North Ernst Pass 1 DWe. Pass 4 What do you bid? Q. 7 Neither vulnerable, as South you bold: Bridge results The bidding has proceeded: West North East SMlh 14 i Pats What do you bid? Q. 8 East-West vulnera- ble, as South you hold: S7AQ OASS The bidding has proceeded: Sooth West North East 1 Pass I V l What do you bid now? fLook for mtwtn M ondof I Ladies Wed. Afternoon D.B.C. Feb. 6 1. Mrs. M. J- Grant, Mrs. W. L. Waters; 2. Mrs. Peg McCann, Mrs. Nellie McNabb; 3. Mrs. Hazel Leys, Mrs. Lavern Roberts. Hamilton Wed. Evening D.B.C. Feb. 6 N.S. 1. J. C. Landeryoa, Al Haider; 2. Richard Spaceman, E. C. Goodman; 3. 0. B. Bentsen, George Santa. E.W. 1. David Miron, H. C. Ko; 2. Ruth Chapman, Wilma Winter; 3. Irvin Quan, Bill Loewen. Novice Game Feb. S 1. Neil McDonald, Ted Ward; 2. Mary McLcod, Ev Grover; 3. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Kwiczak. Thursday D.B.C. Feb. 7 N.S. 1. George Roberts, Gloria Hummel; 2. Al Haider, Nick Patson; 3. Richard Spademan, Mark Yoshihara. E.W. 1. Jim Anderson, Ross Miron; 2. Charles Sudeikat, Rob Santa; 3. Wayne Winter, Wiuna Winter. Friday Night D.B.C. Feb. 9 1. David Miron, Dan Jur- isich; 2. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Layfield; 3. Isobel Johnson, M. J. Grant Unit Game Feb. It Mixed Pairs Club tournament playing for trophy. L Mr. and Mrs. K. L. Waters; 2. Mr. and Mrs. Wally Hummel; 3. Mr. and Mrs. Bob Wobick VTRGIN LANDS Northwest Quebec remain- ed virgin wUderoen until re- cent times and the refion still are untouched. IT'S AS FAIR OS INNOCENTS CAM EXPEC WHITE DEVllS WE'RE: FROM TME WE'LL CARVE A EVEN DOGWATCH OUTAW WILDERNESS VJ1P THIS 7.4 DOLLAHS WE WE OFFER VOU MI14JON FOR THIS IAND I'P LIKE TO WETURN THIS CORNET FDR A WEFUNPi IT PlAYS BEAUTIFUU.YJ IT HAS A PERFECT TONE! MY NEW NEIGHBOR WAS THE ONE WHO INSISTED I THAT I WETUBN IT! GET YER CASH AT WINPOW FIVE! WHATSAMATTER? PONT IT WORK SORRY REFUNDS L'NLESS TH' MERCHANDISE COMPLAINTS by chic young IJUST WAXED THE KITCHEN FLQOR-YOUU- HAVET06O AROUND TO THE FRONT JUST SO I WON'T BECOME A CREATURE OF HABIT AROUND TO THE BACK DOOR WHEN I COME HOME FROM WORK I 6O IN THAT FRONT DOOR -I'M IN A RUT.' WHAT GIVES YOU THE IDEA YOU'RE WORTH SAVING 9 CAN SAVE US? 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