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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 20, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta THE IETHMIDCI HIHAID Thursday, January 20, YOUR HOROSCOPE By JEANE DIXON FRIDAY, JAN. 21 Your birthday today: Cre- ative effort features the main strivings of the coming year, involving more search for complete systems than would seem likely to pay oil. Learn to work on small project! amongst the big ones. To- day's natives seldom follow advice. ARIES (March 21-April There's much to be gained in reviewing old times, revising old friends, reexamining early work. An uncertainty about someone's reasons receives a good answer. TAURUS (April 20-Miy Your mental alertness comes to peak make use of It to bring about favorable changes. Your friends are with you as far as their resources permit. GEMINI (May 2I-June Pause, look about you, consoli- date your progress before rush- ing on into overexpansive new projects. See that no routine it entirely neglected. CANCER (June 21-July 22) Career moves promise we! particularly where you've bee planning ahead and make at early start. By evening yo have some changes to consider LEO (July 21-ADg. Con- clude your week's career effort by an announcement or sum mary filed in the right places If you hold a visible public re sponsibility at any level, offer a brief pertinent comment to your community. VHIGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) You have on hand or within reach tangible skills and re sources which can earn all you need. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) Tedious work needs disposal o completion today's the day to clear the decks. Get help make a half-joke of it all. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) Make the rounds seeking what you missed seeing and hearini about lately. With patience those you care about react be- latedly but warmly. LAWRENCE E. LAMB. M. D. Split heard sound can be normal Dear Dr. Lamb Can you explain what the term "split second sound" means in refer- ence to the heart? Is it serious or similar to a heart murmur? Is heredity important in this condition? Dear Reader There axe two main heart sounds. Put your ear to someone's chest over the heart and you will hear the lub-dub, lub-dub of the heart beat. The lub Is the first sound and the dub the second sound. Actually, each of these sounds has two parts. The first sound is from the closing of two valves between the upper and lower chamber of the heart, one on each side, right and left. These valves dose to prevent blood from rushing backward when the lower heart chambers are contracting to pump blood to the body and lungs. The second heart sound oc- curs when the heart stops eject- irg blood and the valves to the two big arteries from the heart close. One artery is the pukrara- ary artery to send blood to the lungs and the other is the aor- ta to send blood to the rest of the body. These valves close to prevent blood from running back into the heart. The first part of the second sound is from the closure of the valve in the aorta and the sec- ond part from the closure of the valve in the pulmonary ar- tery. When these valves close at the same time, there Is only one audible second If there is a delay in closure of one of these valves, usually the one in the pulmonary ar toy, the second sound will be split that is, you can hear the sound of closure of the aor tic valve before you hear the sound of closure of the pulmon- ary valve. In many normal young peo- ple this occurs normally anc can be demonstrated in differ- ent phases of breathing. This is a normal split second sound. It doesn't mean a thing. When the time for the split- ting is abnormally long or i there is some unusual relation- ship to breathing, it can be an important clue to a defect In the heart. Thus, like murmurs that you asked about, it can be unimportant or it can be very important and only by knowing the complete medical picture can one be sure if It ho> significance or not. k Dear Dr. Lamb My doctor tells me I have hyper-insuUn- ism. Is that the same thing as hypoglycemia or is hyperinsu- Imisrn a lesser degree of low blood sugar? Dear Reader They are ill the same thing. Inc r e a s e d amounts of insulin (hyperinsu- linism) cause a decrease in glu- cose (hypoglycemia) in the blood, commonly referred to as low blood sugar. OK718 JIII WEST EAST AAKQJ4 41117 GOREN ON BRIDGE BT CHARLES H. GOREN West's decision to doobk b All It aettle for a penalty once tha opposition has effectively barricaded normal cations. As the cards lay, even a modest profit was not available on defense. The king of spades Was opened and South ruffed tha enntmoatlon. He cashed the long of hearts to which all bands followed and then a diamond was led. West put op the ace and continued with the queen, taken by North's A heart was led and when the queen appeared Sooth covered with the king to draw the remaining trump. A trick was conceded to the king of chbs and the contract claimed. In all, declarer lost we spade, one diamond, and one dub. The profit for the doubled game waa 790 points. At the other table, Sooth auto opened with four hearts, however, the American play- er holding tha West cards chose to overall with four apades instead of Attho this bid could have been defeated two tricks for a mumum penalty of NO) Doted, tha Americans wen soared of a net gain on the deal. As matters developed, West waa permitted to buy the band nndonbled. A heart was M by North and after cashing two heart tricks, Sooth shifted to the ace of clubs. When his part- ner followed with the five. Booth returned a trump. West played three luunds of bumps ending op In dummy and led a diamond and fl- nesaed the queen. North un- wisely released his king and declarer was subsequently able to obtain a club discard on East's long diamond. In all be tost two hurts, one diamond, and one club to suf- fer a vary modest 100 point deficit oo the deal. The net lab to the United States was CMpalQla O A Q It AIIJ2 SOUTH O54 AQ7 The bidding: North But Sflrik West Pais Fan 4 V DMe. Tan Pats Pan Opening lead: King of 4 The United States regained most of the ground lost to France In yesterday'a hand taken from the World Cham- pionship held in Taipei last May when they capitalised a few deals later on another preemptive situation. At the Uble where the 'Americans were seated North and South, Sooth opened in third position with (our hearts. Altbo an occa- alonal slam may be misted by taking preemptive action with a sound opening bid, partner requires specific cards and his original paw substantially reduces the chances. The preemptive can Inhibits competition from tha opposition and served In the present case to make mat- ten extremely difficult for To cvercall with (oar spades rum the risk of a substantial aet, If partner has ashing. On the other hand, it unlikely that East can be Induced to bid spades himself when West holds such a concentration b tbe suit and the location of a couph of key cards soon as the king at djonads and tha queen of clubs k> partner's hand would provide Wast with an eicauaot play for 10 tricks. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dee. Look about, compare prices, estimates. Have tlie pa- tience to consider what you really need. Your home de- mands considerable attention before It meets your require- ments. CAPRICORN (Dec. BJan. Your energy level prom- ises to Increase by leaps and bounds. Decisions either work out at once or not at all. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. ID: Some of your speculations are validated from surprteini sources of Information, as a cross-reference. Your attention 1s drawn to proposed changes which may affect your work conditions. PISCES (Fell. 19-Mareh 20) A cense of humor makes the day. Family and group veh tures produce well. Keep at it you'll have erratic bufeffectivi encouragement. By The Chicago Tribune Why we shiver Andy sends a complete 20- volume set of the World Book Encyclopedia to Nan Williams, age 10, of Huston, Louisiana, for her question: Why does the cold make us shiver? The human body performs numerous duties automatically without our permission. This is fine, because nobody knows1 enough to tell it now to digest its food, keep its heart beating and dozens ot other miraculous things it does for itself. But even such a living miracle sometimes needs help. It prods us to feed it by making us fee hungry. It reminds us to warm things up by making us shiver Most of the time, the weather is so comfortable that we hard ly notice It. This Is because the temperature is just right for the' body. In order to carry on Alcohol No. 1 killer BRESLAU (CP) Dr, H. B. Cotnain, Ontario's super- vising coroner, says alcohol is still the most devastating drug In use. He told 110 policemen from four counties gathered in this community northeast of Toron- to: "Alcohol still lops the list as a killer a fact easily lost sight of when the attention of the public is focused on the exotic drugs." Dr. Cotnam said 563 deaths across Ontario were attributed to drugs in 1971. Alcohol was responsible for 300 of them M per cent of the total. And a great number of deaths due to acute alcoholism never are reported to a coroner, he added. Alcoholics who die at home or in hospital never appear as a coroner's case and seldom is al- cohol ever mentioned as a fac- ,or in their death "even though it may be well-known in the communitv that the man never drew a sober breath in 40 years." Dr. Cotnam predicted a lar- ;er number of heroin deaths il he use of the drug continues o spread in Canada. He noted that only 100 oil cides were retried in Ontario n 1962 and that amber rose to 900 by 1971. "It doesn't mean suicides are up that he said, "it means simply that these deaths are being called what they art supposed to be suicides." Appeal campaign to continue despite report CALGARY (CP) Plans for the "city's 1972 United Appeal campaign will continue despite a report saying it and the So- cial Planning Council lacks en- thusiasm. Walter B. Dingle, president of Jus year's campaign, said his 40 member board will study .he document which calls for the abandonment of the United Appeal and Social Planning Council as they now exist. The report, announced at a news conference Tuesday, urg- ed the formation of a new .struc- ture embracing both bodies. It was based on a survey conducted by University of Cal- jary researchers for a lO-menv committee established by the agencies. The report was ncsented on fewer than 700 re- >lles from questionnaires nailed to residents. OIL CO. SUED SAN JTUNCISCO emational Bird Care Centre la suing Standard Oil of Califor- nia for million damages jver an oil spUl a year ago In Sui Francisco Bay. The suit iled here in slate and federal courts demanded for ictual cleanup expenses from tie collision of two Standard ankers plus million In puni- tive damages. all its wondrous duties, it raus be where things are not too ho and not too cold. Most of the time It can tune itself to sllgh changes in the weather. We feel comfortable until the temperature drops down low Then we feel chilly because the body cannot keep itself as warm as it needs to be. This is the time for us to think of a way to warm things up. We can turn up the furnace or crouch by the fire, we can add a warm sweater or go for a frisky walk. The furnace am the fire make us comfortable again by warming the air around us. The extra sweater helps by holding the body's own teat close to the skin, so that cold air cannot steal It The brisk walk, of course, is exercise. It warms us up be cause the moving muscles burn up sugary food and give of heat. Exercise is the body's own favorite way for keeping warm. And tt has Its own way of telling us about this. When we feel chilly, suppose we do nothing at all to make things warmer. The body gets more uncomfortable and quite Impatient. But unless we de- cide to act, it cannot turn up the furnace or add extra cloth- Ing by Itself. It cannot move around unless vs give permis- sion. So it does the best it can It starts exercising without moving around. The brain 'sends sipials along the nerve fibers. They teU the big muscles in the back, arms and legs to start moving even though they cannot go anywhere without permission. The muscles do the best they can. They start sMv- and shaking. Now we feel really uncomfortable, though ibis is not the reason for it. Those shivering muscles are really exercising. And when they exercise they rnirn un fue' and give offbeat. True, this Is not much exercise and it does not give off much heat. But shiv- ering really does provide a lit- tle extra warmth for the body. What's more, it usually makes us feel so miserablv uncom- fortable that we decide to do something about it. Sometimes all we can do Is light a fire or turn up the fur- nace. Sometimes We can do the job belter. This calls for two operations. First we wrap up in warm outdoor clothing. Then we go outside and enjoy a brisk walk or a peppy game, which is even better. This sort of ex- ercise is just the thing to chase the shivers right out of a chilly day. Questions asiefl by cnlMion of Herald readers should mailed to Ask Andy, P.O. Box V65, Huntington Beacn, California 9264B. (Copyright Chronicle Pnbliihing Co. 1972) Edmonton Hrm awarded cattle station contract OTTAWA (CP) A contract for construction of a cattle quarantine station at Ed- monton International Airport was announced Tuesday. Cainwil Construction Ltd., of Edmonton will construct the one-storey building with a 100- tead capacity. The station is to be built to allow importation by air of cat- tle from Britain, Ireland, Nor- way and other countries free of wof and mouth disease. Plan hearing CALGARY (CP) The Al- jerta Energy Resources Con- servation Board will Irald a tearing June 13 to discuss pro- vincial energy requirements. It will involve the annual and peak day requirements of ener- [y and energy resources for use in Alberta for the 30-year Kriod dating from Jan. 1, 1972. ANNUAL GROWTH Male deer grow new antlers every year. iffluU LOCTTWE CA5E..I HAVE TO EACH LUNCH HOUR NOUl fUWINSTHE CONSTlTum.REAL I CANYTALKT3 I'M PICWIN0 AW MEMOIRS! niMIUWfiDS-By TOM K. RYAN r NEWSPAPER SAME THAT LONG YOUTENPT'eETSORTA HARP- ;00ILEPANP CYNICAL. YA LEARN, vTOO MUCH AWOTTHESEAMYy SIPEOFLIFE! 1-20 FOR INSTANCE; WOULP YOU BELIEVE THAT THE EASTER BUNNY PON'T COLOR THOSE ESSSHELAYS! BLONDIE-By Chic Young OH, THE GOSSIP IS ALWAVS SAME OLD THINS i BUTLE BAILEY-By Mort Walktr rt A WAV, SENS A SEKSEANtT UKE BEINd A SCULPTOR I CONSIDER TriE NEW RECRUITS RAW MATERIAL FROM WHICH I CREATE TRAINEE) S01PIER5 "OF COURSE, LATEiY THE 'RAW MATERIALS ARB I SETTINe RAWER f AND RAWER Ul ABNER-By Al Capp AUNT BESSIE IS, BUT PORE. MISTOH IS BACK AT "EABBLINS BROW- IS AUNT BESSIE AM BASHBV on THAR HONEVMOOW HEVJASPUPF1CKL7 NORMAL UUTIL AH TOLE HIM MAH HIS MIND SNAPPED -BUT AT APPEAL HAS 'MUFF SV SCHOOL SUDMNLV GOT 'CHIT-CHAT.? AH AIMS NO.'-CULTURE? HO.'-NO TO VOKUM EVER BIN FUST AT V INT-RUSTED IN SCHOOL.'.' SISSV STUFF .LIKE ARCHIE-By Bob MonlUM A LITTLE TAPE AND THAT ONE IS AS 60CCAS NEW.' HOW ABOUT THESE PLMTC 1 THE Oi-D WINDOWS WILL I PLASTIC CUT DOWN OK V BILL? THE OLD HEAT SILL.' IF I ONLY X FOR YOU, HI AND lOIS-By Dik FITCH. NO ONE ELSE MKSES THE OLD TRUCK SHORT MBS-By Frank O'Neal BUGS MJNNY X'LLGMI "S HER A DME O'TECHNICAL POUBLi-TALKI THAT OUAHTA SET RIP 0-HEH! VSTR ALTCMMATIN' OBFUCCMDK AJNT PULSVItTIN' WITH YKX TENSILE CONDUCTOR! X THOUSHT MAYBE THE CLOBULAK STANSIFRAY WASN'T TUNED PROPERLY TO THE PSCMTISCRIAl. FILAMENT1 ;