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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 26, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 42 THI LITHNIDOE HIUID Wtdnttday, January II, YOUR HOROSCOPE By JEANE DIXON THURSDAY. JAN. Z7 Your birlhilay Way. Prom-. Ises a moderate, standard year of experience along the lines you've set, or let your- self settle into. Technical skills are more readily mas- tered during this period it systematically pursued. Emo- tional orientations swing to become more sensitive, out- going. Today's natives are seldom willing to take a mid- dle course, prefer extremes. ARIES (Mnrch Zl-April 19) Stall for time, temporize, when unexpectedly heavy demands come upon you. Over optimis- tic experiments falter, and you may have to help resolve chaos in partner's situation. TAURUS (April 20-May Be wary of tame-wasters, other people who lack concern lot your welfare. Stay by home and these you care about ra- ther than adventuring about. GEMINI (May 21 June Pursue career advance m e n t with caution; somebody's mind needs making up yet. Respon- sibility for a loved one may limit your scope of action for the time being. CANCER (June 21 July On personal projects you can't compromise or settle for less than the truth even if it goes against pride. Change appoint- ments thoroughly to avert misun- derstanding. LEO (July 23 Aug. In- vestments in keeping ahead of social rivals are not favored. You could be further ahead by just being yourself and doing a good job. VIIIGO (Aug. 23 Sept. Be prudent in how you select clothing, equipment. An im- pulse at generosity goes al- most too far. Hold on a bit to be sure that it is needed. LIBRA (Sepl. 23 Oct. Tendencies are toward more thoroughly detailed, more costly arrange m e n t s. Controversy should be avoided in career is- sues. Working conditions in- clude subtle new factors. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. Seemingly all those near you have Ideas of their own including how money is to be spent. You may as well state your views calmly and come to agreement by eventide. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. Orothodox, conservative approaches work out better now. Relax, let others come to you as you restrain an urge to splurge.1 CAPRICORN Dec. 22-Jan. 19) Keeping facts straight is more than worthy of the pointments, schedules encoun- ter delays. Divert yourself and oved ones with some simple entertainment. AQUARIUS 20-Feb. Compiling a list of flaws and, aiilts comes naturally. Abstain rom doing anything premature ibout them, while striving not U> add any of your own to the record. LAWRENCE E. LAMB, M. D. Tomatoes good iood source Dear Dr. Lauib I just love eating tomatoes with sugar and my friend inrists on eating them with salt and pepper. She says that way they don't harm you. We are in our 60s. She also salts her food at the table and says salt is good for you. I al- ways thought too much salt would cause hardening of the arteries. Am I right? Dear Reader The tomatoes won't harm you even if you eat them without anything. They are an excellent source of vita- mins A and C. It is hard to im- agine that this valuable food was once considered a poison and was included with plants of the deadly nightshade family. Adding sugar merely adds calories. If you need to watch your calories perhaps you should use something else for seasoning. Salt is a natural substance In the body. Whea the body is normal and functions properly any excess salt you use, within reason, is eliminated through the kidneys. There is no evi- dence that salt in the amounts used for eating can or does cause hardening o[ the arteries in man. Salt can be harmful lor peo- ple who retain excess fluid, such as in heart failure or liver dis- ease. It should also be limited in people who have high blood pressure. With the exception of people with these medical prob. lems, salt can be used. Inciden- tally, there is a reasonable amount of salt naturally occur- ring in many foods, including meat, rnilk and vegetables. Dear Dr. Lamb Would you comment on this problem? A woman has pain in her breast and irregular periods. She tells the doctor this and when she is examined he puts the stetho- scope to her hack and chest without even removing her bra, and says it is probably muscle spasm and dismisses her. Do you think doctors are too busy to really take care of a patient? Do you think she should consult another doctor This woman is hesitant to ses another doctor for fear of mak- ing a fool of herself. Dear Reader Doctors are people. They make mistakes or can be preoccupied and not do something obvious that they should do. J think if a person is unhappy with his doctor he should tell him so, and why. If the situation doesn't resolve it- self, then go to a new doctor. A doctor should examine a patient for his main difficulty. That means if the problem is pain in the breast, the breast should be examined. If he doesn't do it, ask him why not. GOREN ON BRIDGE BY CHARLES H. GOREN [e W: If TM Cblem TrtM] North-South vulnerable, West teals. NORTH AQ 10 84 C7KQ876 0 Void REST Void EAST 5 3 S7I53 CAKQB7S43 496532 SOUTH AAKJI7E2 O IS 4108 TL. bidding: ffett Nortt Etst Soulb I O Dble. Put 4 10 5 I 0 PISI Fin Pill Pan Opening lead: King of 0 In today's hand, taken from a World's Champion- ship Turn of Four match, one North feared that if he bid too strongly, his oppo- nent might be induced to seek t profitable sacrifice. He therefore adopted a "soft sell" approach in an effort to buy the hind! The bidding proceeded aa depicted la the diagram. West opened with, one dia- mond and North, who wu well-heeled In the other suits Bulls, made a takeout double. South held a self-sufficient suit and facing pirtner who hid announced i good hud, he was willing to un- dertake a game contract. He, therefore, leaped directly lo four spades. West persist- ed tn five diamonds. North was convinced thit Ms side could make a slim lor, If South held the toppers In spades, he thould be able lo restrict his losses to one heart trick. considerations deterred North from bidding six spades directly, however. If be sounded too confident, West, who obviously had a long diamond suit, might be reluctant to defend. Further- more there was .10 assurance that a bid of seven diamonds could be punished severely. North .accordingly bided his time by bidding five ipades. West realized that liis defensive prospects were Virtually nonexistent and he carried on to six diamonds. North DOW made a disci- plined "forcing pass." Inas. much as be and his partner had bid very strongly, South was obliged to take some ac- tion over six diamonds. The pass by North at this point la actually a strength showing call, for It implies a willing- ness to carry on. If he thought the partnership could not make a slam, he would lave doubled six diamonds himself. South read his partner's messige perfectly and he bid six ipades. Perhaps West should have taken out some insurance by bidding seven diamonds, but he felt his op- ponents might be guessing, and la decided lo take bis chances against the slam. There was little to the play and South routinely chalked up 12 tricks for a score of on the deal [750 bonus for the ilam and SOO for the At the other table, the bidding proceeded In the lame manner until West retched five diamonds. At this point, North went ly to six spades. West now MWHIced at seven diamonds succeeded In taking nine tricks for deficit of 700 represented a substantial saving against PISCES (Feb. It-Mirch Share your favorite pastimes, except vigorous competition, some generally impatient moods all around you. A pause for meditation helps bring ser- enity. (1972: By The Chicago Tribune? The Beaver is smart Andy sends a complete m- volume set of the World Book Encyclopedia to D o u g 1 a s Glein, age 8, of Mundelein, Illinois, for his question: Do beavers get clivers in their ;ums? Aody has a team of experts o help him find the true facts. But these human helpers could not give a definite yes or no to his question. So your reporter lad to go forth to track down the story for himself. Of course, only a beaver would know the real truth about a problem of .his sort. Naturally he could not '.ell it to a human being. But wavers and other animals al- ways seem willing lo discuss heir problems with Andy, who happens to be a pixie-type- pooka. It was winter in the north woods when Andy set out to find a friendly beaver. At this time of year, he had to skate across an icy pond and knock on the wall of the beaver's house of sticks. It was some time before the beaver paid any attention. Then he appeared on the bank. No, he was not out- doors when Andy arrived. He dived down a hole in his floor, swam underwater and through a tunnel beside his pond. He poked his nose out of his back door, squinted at his visitor and decided that it was safe to greet Andy as a Mead. This beaver turned out to be a wise old fella, almost 19 years old. Andy did not wish to dive under the ice and enter the house by the underwater front door. So his polite host pulled the sticks aside to make a pixy- sized hole. He quickly closed it to keep out the cold. Then the two friends squatted high and dry on the hard dirt floor inside the cozy house. Any noticed that the walls were lined with stacks and stacks of twigs. This reminded him of his ques- tion for the sticks were the Bridge results Indies Wed. Afternoon D.B.C. Jan. 1! 1. Mrs. E. Wyall and Mrs. I. John- son; 2. Mrs. P. McLean and Mrs. H. Foss; 3 and 4 Tied, Mrs. M. Alns- cough and Mrs. I. Shaw with Mrs. V. Martin and Mrs. G. Redfern. Hamilton Wed. Evinln; D.B.C. Jan. It U.S. 1 L. Brutia and D. Jurislch, 1. R. chapman and W. L. Waters; 3 and t tied B C. Evans end B. Nils- son with L. Smith and A. Topping. E.W. 1. N. Palson and L. Frandsen: 7. J. E. Anderson and R. Mlron; 3. C. Sudeikat and R. WobicK. Novice Game 1. Mr. and Mrs. W. Kwlcnk; 2. I. Marcinko and M. Ward; 3 and 4 tied E- Lynagh and Fat Donaghan with M. Harris and E. Ward. Thursday Nlgtil D.B.C. Jan. 30. N.S. 1 end 1 lied Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Foss wllh B. c. Evans and L. Smith; 3. Wayne Winter and John E.w'. 1. R. Wohict and B. Nllsson; G Perry and Les Santa; 3. M. Donnell and M. Ainscough. Friday Night D.B.C. Jan. 21. Special Awards Membership tournament N.s. 1. 0 B. Benlsen and K. I Waters. 2. B. C. Evans and L. Smltn; 3- I. Wright and W. L. Waters. E.W. 1. H. Foss and M. Barrowt 2 J. Landeryou and M J. Grant; 3. V. Futcuda and John Bruha. Over all winners were 0. B Bentsen and K. L. Waters. Congratulations! Visiting the Thursday night club was Mr. John Cracknell of Reglna playing With Mr. O. Soice. Several of our players are making the trip by motor (other transporta lion nor bolnc? available) to play al the week long Regional Tournament in Vancouver. Our cheers lor their courage In attempting the trip the prevailing wealher and road conditions, oh the allure of bridge! Special membership names on Wed. and Thursday Jan- and 27. beaver's winter supplies of food. The old beaver talked a lot about his tooth problems be- fore he answered the question. It seems that his long front teeth are marvelous chisels and choppers. But they keep on growing longer all the time. If he let them grow too long, they would chisel right through his lower lip. So he has to keep filing and filing down their cut- ting edges. In summer, when he chops and cuts wood, he wears them down without noticing. In winter, he has to do this by peeling and chequing the twigs in his storeroom. The problem of splinters in the gums made him sr.iile, and for a moment the old timer seemed to forget the answer. Then he remembered that maybe once in a lifetime, a young beaver gets a splinter in his or even in. his Up. It seems that' the painful experi- ence teaches the youngster a lesson. He learns how to his teeth to chisel chips from woody trees more carefully, so that the splinters don't stab his gums and h'ps. He also learns to choose liis snacks from pliable o r crumbly bark and the tender wood in- side young twigs. The old beaver longed for the warm spring weather so that all IBS family could go outdoors again and team up to do their merry chores. He expected that some of the youngsters might get a splinter or two as part of their school work. He even admitted that long ago, when he was a busy young beaver, even he got a woody splinter in one of his gums. He used his cleav- er hands to pry it loose, but the stab hurt for a long time. Andy sends a World Book Atlas to Jennifer Bateman, age 11, of Peterborough, On- tario, for her question: VtTiy Is the funny bone funny? Only a very funny type per- son could have a funny funny bone. To the rest of us, it is a very sensitive elbow joint that hurts like mad if we happen to bash it, even lightly. True, this tends to send a person into a frenzy of wild, though not seri- ous, agony. It this situation, anybody else's lunny bone be- comes funny to one and all. But this is not how it got' its tunny name. Anatomy students refer to the bone of the upper arm as the humerusv Later in life they are expected to wear the solemn faces usually seen on doctors. But as students some of them tend to show a rather grim type of humor. Most likely, we can blame one of them for naming the funny bone which is a1 the elbow end of the humerus bone. Certainly we can blajne the humerus humorous joke on somebody who flunked high school spelling. This, of course is not saying that he also failec to become a top-notch doctor of medicine later in life. Questions asuen uv cmTdten of Herald readers should mailed to Ask Andy, P.O. Box 763, Huntlogton EeacU, California 92648. (Copyright Chronicle Publishing Co. 1972) Guidance counsellor is planned for county FOREMOST (Special) The County of Forty Mile School Committee has approved the hiring of a guidance counsellor for the County schools. Superintendent of Schools, Clifford R. Elle, has announced that the new appointment will be effective September 1, 1972, or earlier if possible. Mr. EUe stated that at least 75 oer cent of the guidance counsellor's work would be in the field of vocational guidance, and the remaining time would be spent in counselling of a personal nature. The new appointee will bo based in one of the County's larger schools, Foremost or Bow Island, but would spend a certain amount of time each week in every school having ju- nior and senior high schools. One of the counsellor's jobs will be to assess the interests and abilities of students and to guide them Into suitable high school and post graduate pro- grams that would prepare them for their eventual chosen voca- tion. Such tools as diffentia! aptitude tests and interv Jews will be widely used, and the counsellor will be familiar with the programs offered ai all educational institutions thai may be of interest to students It is further hoped that he will co-ordinate the p r e s e n 1 guidance facilities available to students such as the Alberta Guidance Clinic in Medicine Hat which has a psychologisl and part-time psychiatrist, ami the Department of Education guidance consultants. Work with teachers will en- able them to better program for the needs of youngsters who have social, emotional and edu- cational deficiencies. Parents arc also expected to be involved at some point In the discussions particularly with regard Lo vo- cational interests. blE KNOUJHE'SNOTAN EA6LE BECAUSE HE CAN'T STAMP HEIGHTS rUMBLEWEEOS-By TOM K. RYAN AHEAP WITH OUR STJPY OFWFOLW, CLASS'THE ISAVHff INPISPENSABLEANIMALJ IT TAKE YA t'TRANEONE T PO ALL THAT? BLONDIE-By Chic Young I'M FUOIOUS- MAVIS wose THE SAME HACT AS MIWE TO LUNCH TOPAY.' YOU MEAN SOMEBOPY ELSE SOOFY-LOOKINS J r HAT LIKE WHAT A HORRIBLE THIMS ill' ro SAY.'JUST fOK THAT' BEfTLE BAILEY-By Mart Walktr X FPEFER CAN'T I JUST PUT DOWN "BLACK'S SD I'M 6ALL1C-SWIS5-AMEKICAM" CANT EVEN FILL. OUT FOPM5 AMY MORE WITHOUT 'IN INVOLVED 1 IU ABNER-By Al Capp AN'MISS BLUEBIRD WHO LOVES IS IS SIMPLE-BUT MAM FEE WILL BEHIGIi- ARCHIE-By Bob Montana JUSHEAD, CAN'T WEAR THOSE PANTS TO THE DANCE.' LOOK AT THEM DID YOU SLEEP IN THEM? 7 NOW LOOK AT THEM.' JUSHEAD, THIS BOTTLE YOU GAVE ME IS CRZAM IT SAID, "GUARANTEED TO REMOVE WRINKLES'.' HI AND LOIS-By Dik MISS MISS SHORT RIBS-By Frank O'Ntol BUGS BUNNY WAS MEANT FOR KTTEK MUMBUE...GRUMBLE! ;