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The Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 28, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 8-TH! LtTHBRIDQE HERALD Monday, January 21, 1174 Your horoscope ly Jtane Dixon TUESDAY, JAN. 29 Your birthday today: Originality of approach now pays off if you will be reasonably diligent, avoiding time-losses from day- dreaming and taking on too many extra projects. Further responsibility is virtually certain, and you should seek additional reward for fulfilling it Relationships thrive as you let other people see how you continue to progress and attract support. Today's natives are ready, at any time, to defend themselves and anybody under their personal protection ARIES (March 21-ApriI Concentrate on short-term projects; get over and done with whatever obstructs your path and go on Home life improves as you smooth out the rough spots. TAURUS (April 20-May By and large, the institutions and customs of society serve your interests well today if you let them Find time for prayer. GEMINI (May It will be better to push ahead without dragging long- familiar contacts along. You'll develop many more shortly in almost any field of interest. CANCER (June 21-July The way you go about things is more significant than the direction you go, at least for a brief span. Don't make promises or compromises. comes an abrupt face-to-face encounter. You cannot always have the upper hand, unless you make an extra special concession to obtain cooperation. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. Pay attention to the resources of both your rivals and associates. Find ways of adding to your side as indirectly as you can LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. Continue to tread lightly. Expect no more than average "luck" and no special co- operation in going beyond well-established facts and conventional routines. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. The act of protecting your position turns out to be of major importance Take a long view, hoping for the existing situations to change soon. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22- Dcc. Enphasis today is on pressing pending issues to a series of practical conclusions, particularly arrangements intended to be temporary CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. Strive to increase your earnings. Early moves produce more and smoother results than later, hasty hit- or-miss changes. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. A lengthy productive period arrives in which you should convert potentials into actual benefits. Plan definite work schedules, allowing for longer hours. PISCES (Feb. 19-March You now know what you must do. It's considerably less than anticipated, so go ahead with whatever current conditions require in good faith, and quickly 1974, The Chicago Tribune Flashback By THE CANADIAN PRESS Jan. 28, 1974 The Franco-Prussian war came to an end 103 years ago today in 1871 with the surrender of Paris. It marked the end of the first all-out clash between a newly-united Germany and France. But the struggle was renewed in 1914 and 1939 when the two world wars broke out. Goren on Bridge BY CHARLES H. GOREN e TrRttM BRIDGE QUIZ ANSWERS Q. i Both vulnerable, as South you hold: 4A93 OK782 The bidding has proceeded: West North East South 1 4 Dble. Pass 1 NT Pass 2 y Pass What do you bid now? are near maximum (or your first bid and. In view of partner's strong bidding, your hand should produce fame. The suggested course la a bid of two no trump. This leaves partner free to Introduce t second suit or to raise to three no trump with a suitable hand. Q. 2 East-West vulnera- ble, as South you hold: 4K60K985434AK654 The bidding has proceeded: South West North East 1 0 Dfale. 24 24 What do you bid now? clube. Partner's failure to redouble has denied posses- sion of a good hand, and there is no guarantee that this contract will make However, his bid has considerably depleted your de- fensive potential, and It looks aa If the opponents can make at least game In a major suit. Your bid Is an advance sacrifice, and the barrage will put pressure on West, forcing him to fuess at a high level Q. 3 Both vulnerable, as South you hold: 46 5 2 9 6 5 3 04 3 8 2 The bidding has proceeded: West North East South 14 l NT Dble. What action do you take? It would be presump. tuous of you to rescue partner at the two-level on your balanced yarborough. Furthermore, partner might wish to rescue himself to two of a minor suit, and a bid of two hearts by you would pre- vent this action. Q. 4 As South, vulnera- ble, you hold: 41092 OK965 4J54 The bidding has proceeded: West North East South 1 NT Dble. Pass What do you bid? give a thought to bid- ding Christmas has arrived very LI'L ABNER year. Partner has ihown hand of It-U points, and so has opener. It is obvious that hand could qualify aa the "dof of the and the penalty should be substantial. Q. 5 Both vulnerable, as South you hold: Lamb M.D. Dear Dr. Lamb I have heard different versions of how venereal diseases are contracted, that gonorrhea is local and contracted only by actual contact and that the germs cannot live outside the body. However, I have read that it may be contracted by heavy kissing if your mother had the disease. Apparently, it could not be contracted in any other way. I am advised that syphilis is a blood disease and contracted by receiving the germ through any possible break in the skin, whereby the germ could enter the bloodstream; evidently, these can survive outside the body. What tests are necessary to determine if one has either of these diseases? Dear Reader In this day of widespread venereal dis- ease, it is important to un- derstand clearly how they are spread. It is usually from sex- ual activity but not always. Gonorrhea is almost always a result of sexual activity. It can be passed by the mother to the baby at birth, par- ticularly affecting the baby's eyes. Rarely infant and pre- adolescent girls have been infected by contact with towels or linens that have been contaminated with gonorrhea. This, has caused rare outbreaks ofgonorrhea in an institution. The germ is particularly fond of mucous linings, and that is why it at- tacks the urinary and genital tract. You will not have a tendency to get gonorrhea later in life from heavy kissing, just because either of your parents had the disease. Incidently, having recovered from an attack of gonorrhea does not confer im- munity. You can get it again if you are exposed. Syphilis caused by the corkscrew-shape germ called a spirochete. It can be dis- seminated by the bloodstream in the course of the infection. Infected blood is one way of transmitting it. However, blood is not essential. Moisture is. It is usually tran- smitted when infected moist dc iplets are passed from an infected person. A sore on the lip from syphilis could be a way of transmitting the dis- ease to another person. Rarely an innocent is infected, for example, by a moist droplet on a glass from an infected person This is rare because the germ cannot survive outside the body and not at all without moisture. In most cases, it is transmitted by sexual activity. I should mention that even untreated syphilis cases are not always able to transmit the disease. It is most contagious only dur- ing a limited time that the person has it, even though the disease may progress to cause a great damage to the infected person. Gonorrhea is usually diag- nosed by a smear of secre- tions on a glass slide. By spec- ial staining techniques, the organism can be identified. There are some new collec- tion methods that have made it easier to do this as an office procedure. Syphilis is diagnosed by blood tests. A chemical reac- tion (serology; test is used to find most cases. You can iden- tify the germs from an early sore caused by the infection. Send your questions to Dr. Lamb, in care of this new- spaper, P.O. Box 1551, Radio City Station, New York, N.Y. 10019. For a copy of Dr. Lamb's booklet on im- potence, send 50c to the same address and ask for "Impotence" booklet. Ask Andy The bidding has proceeded: North East South West 1 A 1 NT What do you bid? A. Two spadei. If you don't bid now, you probably wont fet another chance. Partner should not play you for substantial values, since you failed to double one no trump. The only other bid to consider is a piss. Q. East-West vulnera- ble, as South you hold: OKJ 2 The bidding has proceeded: North East South West 1 4 Pass 1 NT Pass 3 Past What do you bid now? Pass. Partner's jump rebld In his own suit Is not forcing, and you have about the least the law will tolerate for your origins! response. Any further action by you Involves a death-wUh. Q. 7 As South, vulnera- ble, you hold: 4KJ7 OKJ4 4J10M The bidding has proceeded: North East South West 1 V Pass 1 NT Pass 2