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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 5, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 28 LETHBRIOGE HERALD Wednesday, July i, YOUR HOROSCOPE By JEANE DIXON TlllillSUAY. JULY f, Your llirlliilay Today: Tlic quiilily o[ this ywir's develop- ments is utiexfjoclcd: nearly every incident has its theatrical quirk. Opportunities (or sudden advancement arc indicated, nlonp ivitli lusts of your compflcnci1. Today's na- tives tend to less Ir.'.k than action, usually have one spe- cial talent emphasized at (iic expense of others. ABIES (March 21-Ajiril Attend your own base opera- lien in person. I! you hovo lo forage far nfir.M. keep in loticli so nothing .surprises you. TAURUS (April 20-May Conservative approaches work out hest. lake more time and patience than usual. It may Ire difficult !o slay within estab- lished plans GEJ1IM (May If the conflict, starts somewhere else, meet it lieadon n'Kh what- evcr you have ready, but be sure you don't start a squabble. CAiVCEH (JUMP 21-July Cater lo yo'ir personal needs and comfort. Health checkups are in order. Begin a new diet or exercise regiment, at a mod- crate pace. l.EO (July Ml: Keeping your ideas within rea- sonable bounds is a challenge. Visitors [lose a variety of inter- t'sling questions. YIIKiO (Aug. 23-Kppl. Unfamiliar people aren't likely to be what you imagine from their appearance. Suspend judg- ment until you understand them bolter. LIBRA (Sept. 23 Oct. Collect benefits help those who are less stable. Circumstances surrounding your work arc tem- porarily tense, bul can be re- lieved soon. SCORPIO (Ocl. 23- Nov. Surprises are the order of the day. at home as well as on Ihe road. Alloirinfi extra lime helps. Change plans without com- plaint. SAG1TTAIIIUS (Nov. You ean'l always get wlul you want, and this is one of those limes. Decide whether you can make do with a second choice. CAl'litCOllN (Ucc. 22 Jan. Downward trends arc not to lie taken lightly, just some- thing that challenges your re- sourcefulness. An alternate sol- ution is available. AOUAltlUS (Jan. 20-Fcb. Guard against letting your at- tention wander as many dis- tract inns pop up. Most have little connection with your in- terests. PISCES (Feb. Just when you have things in a half-way slate, changes are like- ly. Romantic enterprises arc particularly delicate. (1572: lly Chicago Tribune) THISISTHEKINDOrEVENINS THAT BACK MEMORIES Of THE PAt5tf HILL PUPPY FARM AFTGR SUPPER, A COUPLE Of OTHER POSS ANDI U5EP To CHASE EACH OTHER AfWMJ THE TUMBLEWEEDS-By Tom K. Ryan LAWRENCE E. LAMB, M. D. Readei ignored slipped disc Dear Dr. I always with slipped discs occur. rerd your column and agree with .iou lhat it is dangerous to ignore a slipped disc. I know, because I went through il. I let mine go until I could not take Ihe pain any more in the back 2nd leg so 1 called my doctor and he put me in Ihe see lu'm in time that you can hope lo recover without a numb leg or numb foot. bear Dr. Lamb In an issue of the Home Medical Encyclo- pedia a doctor wrole that alo- pecia areata causing total bald- ness was usually psychogemc but hair may regrow when Ihe hospital and I had surgery on] emotion producing situalion is my back But 1 let il go so long I controlled, or eliminated. Would it damaged my leg and foot j you please explain this? for life. Jfy back is fine now but I Dear Reader The writer my leg on one side and my foot is numb. I had the operation 15 months n2o. Dear Header Thank you for your letter and it certainly serves as a good illustration of the problem. Whenever the small disc between the verte- brae protrudes in such a ivay as to cause mechanical pres- sure on any of the nerves, it needs correction. If pressure is applied too long on the spinal cord or nerves, it can cause permanent damage. Of course, every case is dif- ferent and there is no way the patient by himself can tell whether he is really damaging the nerve or not. But bis doc- tor can tell. Thus it is very important that if the doctor advises that the time has come ior disc surgery, you should go along with his recommenda- tion without undue delay. Your case also points up the importance of going to see your doctor early when symptoms of numbness in the leg or prob- lems we commonly associate is referring to the observation that people can lose hair from being nervous. You can ap- preciate the fact lhat this is a vicious cycle that once one begins to lose hair from ner- vousness he usually gets ner- vous because he's losing the hair. And so if goes. If the per- son can be reassured and the basic cause tor tension resolved, the hair gradually grows back and the problem disappears. This should not be confused with all the many other rea- sons for loss of hair. Hair loss can be a normal event in men. It can also be a normal event in women after childbirth and with increasing age. Of course, women often lose hair from some of their habits which in- clude inappropriate use of hair cosmetics, pulling and binding the hair, teasing the hail' and any other type of hair style that maintains tension or pull- ing on the hair itsell. There is something to be said for today's natural girl with her loose natural hair. Snalteless areas Andy sends a complete 20- volume set of the Merit Stu- dents Encyclopedia to Deb- orah Snider, age 10, of stoii-Salcm, North Carolina, for her question.- U'liy arc llierc no snakes In Hawaii? A century or so ago. there were no snakes in Hawaii. Then at least one snaky character arrived and made himself at home there. Of course, this im- is not a native of long standing and we can say that he does not rightfully belong in the natural ecology of the is- lands. There are no native snakes in Ireland either. New Zealand is snakcless, so is Alas- ka, and several other parts of the world. Snakes are fond of mild cli- mates where the softish ground remains unfrozen through a long season of spring and sum- mer. You would think that the Hawaiian Islands would suit them just fine. So Lhey if the snakes could find a way to get there. But they are not global travelers by nature. True, they manage to slither short distances, traveling very gracefully, considering that they have no legs. But crossing con- tinents is loo much for Ihem. And land snakes cannot cross oceans or even smallish stretches of water. Scientists tell us that their ancestors were lizards that scut- tled along on squat stubby legs. Perhaps 100 million years ago. these snaky ancestors changed their life style. They wiggled around and gradually gave up walking altogether. Mother Na- lure never lets her animals keep useless items. So gradually the lizards lost their unused legs and became snakes. It seems that this patient re- modeling job happened on the continents and large land masses And this is where al- most all of the non-traveling snakes had to stay. Mone o[ them readied Hawaii until re- cent limes. It seems lhat a cer- tain immigrant called the In- dian Blind Snake managed to get past the customs officials. Some suspect he was concealed in some cargo unloaded Ircm a ship. Obviously his wife and perhaps other relatives came along too. Because this snake species multiplied and made himself at home in Hawaii. During the past 100 million years, Ihe earth has shifted the shape of the global map. The continents drifted farther apart. Seas and glaciers cut off seclicns from some of the land masses. There are plenty of na- tive snakes in Australia, but none managed to cross the sea to nearby New Zealand. Until recently, no snakes managed to cross the ocean to Hawaii and other Pscific Islands. One brave viper dares to live in northern Scandinavia, just inside the Arctic Circle. But the rest cannot abide these cold tur.dra regicr.3, where ground below the surface is always fro- zen. Tins may explain why there are no native snakes in Alaska and other far northern parts of Europe and Asia. Perhaps there were once snakes in Ireland, but Ihe ice age glaciers must have crushed and frozen them. About 32 spe- cies survived farther south in Europe. When the ice melted, the flood water cut off Ireland and then England from t h c mainland. Three of the southern snakes had time to crawl lo England. But not one species managed to crawl back to Ire- land. (Jueslluns asriefl ny cnrtdion of Herald readers should be mailed to Ask Andy, P.O. Box Hunlinglon Beaca, California 92648. (Copyright Chronicle Publishing Co. 1072) GOREN ON BRIDGE BY CHARLES IT. GOREN 1C Br Tlw ChlHW TrifiOM] North-South vulnerable. Soulh deals. NORTH V K JO 9 7 O 103 410974 WEST BAST A 10 4 3 A J B 7 2 C Q .1 4 3 O Void OQJJ OA5S73 A Q 5 K J 6 2 SOUTH Void ii 9 J. Vnid .1 SOUTH A Void A fi t, Voiil Void The kn of hearts is now led an'! passed into West's The Litter is left with Jhc qucon-fonr of trumps nntl cannot prevent declarer from taking Iho last two iricks. In oil, Soulh loses one heart, one diamond, nnd ono club. Floating coffin PENETANGUISHENE. 0 n 1.1 Janina Kuchma, 62, of To- fCP) A government-owned I has been described as ''a floating coffin'' by relatives of a woman who was drowned Satur- day when a car slid off it during a ferry crossing. I'Warm welcome (for players ronto was Irapped in the back seal when the car containing her and her daughter and son- in-law sank in Georgian Bay. Divers recovered her body in 90 feet of water Sunday. Son-in-law Alfred Lower, 35, and liis pregnant wife Mary, 30, of Toronto, escaped by wrench- ing open the front door as the car sank. They ivere rescued from the chilly waters by the crew of the i WASHINGTON (CP) The barge, a car ferry which is Shaw Festival plavcrs from h-v the Passenger ferry R. A. Hoev from Cedar Point, 13 Niagara-cm-lhe-Lakc, Ont., got of [0 Qjjb_ way reserve on Christian Island four miles off shore. The federal department of In- dian affairs operates Die car ferry. Mr. and Mrs. Lower com- plained later that the barge had warm welcome from critics and audience alike as they opened a two-week engagement at the Kennedy Centre for the Performing Ails. I Their production of (he jfleorge Beinard Shaw comedy "oilier" saf'efv Misalliance was described as! keop cai.s from "a. its 'llccks- John Monadic, who acts as Ihc Indian hand's police eunsta- lilc. said loday (here had hecn I mis.scd in a review j h.v f'ranl; rietlein ifi 'I he Slai-. Richard L. Coe, in the Wash- j Post, suid it was "piay- cd wiih fine crackle and dosh" and added: "It's a pleasure lo i welcome producer P a x t o n Whitchcad's finely-drilled play-' err.." j Tlic opening nifiht perform-j ancc, before a sell-out crowd in the centre's Eiscn-' hower Theatre, was .set off by a I ceremonial fnnfare provided Ity tlie ,'12-man fife-anrl-rlnim band of the Fort Henry fluard, im- seine requests for safely equip- ment on Ihe Irrge before the "We realize now (hat it's ter- I ribly he said. ported from Kingston at the On- lario governmentfs expense. post KDAIONTOtf (CP) David bas been appointed chief Execute 3 men MOGADISHU, (Ren- ten Three men, two of them former members of Somalia's revolutionary council, were cxc- ruled by firinR squad here lofby for Iryir.n to overthrow Ihe in May last year. They were two formi-r S.iliirt (lavuir Kedic and Mohnmed Ainanshc (Inlaid, and a former colonel, Aboukodir Bel Abdullc. wildlife biologist for Albert a. (lordon Kcrr, lands and for- rsfs department fish find wild- life director, said Mr. Nenvc will he responsible for wildlife management and research in the department. joined Ihe department in I9D7 with flcflroe.s In uildlifc nnd foreslry from the University ot New Ilrunswick and hold Ihc position of regional wildlife hio- logist at Krd Dcnr. During liiti two years he also was responsible for water- fowl management in Alberta. The appointment was effect' Jvc .July j. AMP MAY I SAY THAT SELPOM HAVE I SEEN A MORE FIJLL-POPIEP, HEAP OF HAIR! BLONDIE-By Chic Young PlTH'ERS, I YOD APOLOSiZE POR i CALLING MELA BEETLE BAIlEY-By Mori Walker TrlOUSHT rp 1ST Tfeu JIEST A KT LI'L ABNER-By Al Capp (-US WOLVES HAIN'T FQ'GOT -ISWICELV YlT TELLS STUDVIM'J HERE HOW WIF ARCHIE-By Bob Montana HE JUST STANDS THERE.....LOOKING INTO THE WATER.' IS ARCHIE POSINS FOR RADIATOR. CAPS HE'S STILL CUT ON THE END OF THAT H16H BOARD WELL, WHAT HE. LOST DID HE LOSE? HI AND LOIS-By Dik Browne ISN'T OUT; I CAN THRCW THE PAPER 1 UP THERE WITHOUT HAVING TO LISTEN TO ALL THAT N. (SRUMBLIHe SHORT RIBS-By Frank O'Neal I'M SOIIS'S TO STUDY N TUSK CUSTOMS AM KXK.I NOW HA5 BUGS BUNNY MOTHER'S MOTHER'S DESSERTS ;