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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 10, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 TH! UTHBSIDOI KKAID Friday, July 10, Your Horoscope By JEANE DIXON SATURDAY, JULY 11 Your birthday today: You are apt to dream bigger than you accomplish this coming year, but what you do achieve with your organizational abil- ity will be impressive, consid- ering the conditions. Your attention most of the year is drawn to material security. Romantic attractions settle into lasting ties. It is a good year for personal develop- ment. Today's natives are much interested in organized group efforts. Many have been professional soldiers. ARIES (March 21 April There are times when it is so easy to say too much too fas1 first. Your career stands to benefit from today's available energy. TAURUS (April 20 May Today everybody wants his due and promptly. Get an early start. Your patience with a gen- eral failure of communications must be its own reward. GEMINI (May 21 June In the midst of present tensions and excitement do something that gives you a, momentary change of pace and scene, al least symbolically. GANGER (June 21 July Your intuitive conclusions may be difficult to share since logic doesn't follow quite the same path but keep trying. Your DaHtral diplomacy is helpful. LEO (July 23 Aug. Tactful approaches succeed, which secret manoeuvres heac toward confusion. Attentive lis- tening brings you information which does not fit. Don't jump to conclusions. VIRGO (Aug. 23 Sept. Routine activities are favored. Exceptionally large purchases are not well-enough considered for some means of post- ponement. LIBRA (Sept. 23 Oct. Expression of personal wishes New Zealand Plans Lamb Flights AUCKLAND, N.Z. (CP) The New Zealand meat board is investigating ways of flying Iamb to Canada by a new American Airlines service across the Pacific. One of the new Pacific serv- ices recently negotiated is due to start Aug: 1. Fresh lamb had been flown from Auckland by Canadian Pa- cific Airlines to Vancouver until that service was cancelled and later by Air New Zealand for trans-shipment at Los Angeles. Similar methods have more re- cently been adopted in supply- ing fresh lamb to- Canadian areas farther east. It is understood plans now are being explored for sending from to pounds a week by American Airlines to Toronto, in addition to shipments carried by Air New Zealand. American Airlines has serv- ices to Chicago with connecting flights to Toronto: The New Zealand Meat Board has asked the airline to quote bulk commodity rates and to suggest means by which the lamb could be sent to arrive in best condition in Toronto. New Seat Belts Order Issued WASHINGTON (AP) Driv- ers of most commercial buses and trucks will be required to wear seat belts after July 1, 1972. The department of trans- portation issued a regulation here that also requires installa- tion of safety belts for drivers hi trucks and buses manu- factured after July 1, 1971. Vehicles manufactured between Jan. 1, 1965, and July 1, 1971, must be fitted with belts by July The regulation also applies to co-drivers of trucks. QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC 324 Jlh SI. S. Ph. 328-7684 Abova Capitol Furniturf IDDY DIETRICH, C.D.M. provides restless people with a target. Discretion is the key. Your acts need no explanation. You are well enough on record. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 Nov. 20s Skip making a deal rather than get involved in complicated schemes. Consult your deeper intuitkM before you involve other people. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. Epect to differ with friends on almost any issue give them room for thought. The passing glory of a roman- tic impulse may be just that. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 Jan. Plans are tested today. Much of what you hoped to do is beyond easy reach. Your pa- tience makes it easier to reor- ganize. Altogether it's a long and full day. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 Feb. Your normal attitudes to- ward people and their activities could get you into awkward mo- ments. For now, just listen. You'll learn a great deal. PISCES (Feb. 19 March Proceed by yourself today, not waiting for important people to offer help. Whatever you do now should be for immediate results, here and now. THE WELL CHILD Modern Drags Useful Iii Treatment Of Psoas By WAYNE G. BRANDSTADT, M.D. Written for Newspaper Enterprises Assn. CJ What is the cause of a psoas abscess? What is the best treatment? A A psoas abscess is a "cold" (slowly forming, non- inflammatory) abscess arising from a disease, usually tuberc- ulosis, of the lumbar vertebrae. The pus formed descends into the sheath of the psoas muscle, which is attached to the ta- volved vertebra. A combination of surgery and modern anti- tuberculosis drugs is used in its treatment. Q My son-in-law has tu- berculosis of the kidneys. Is it catching? Can it be cured? What drugs are used in treating it? Is surgery ever necessary A Tuberculosis of the kid- ney is not catching. It is treated with the same drugs used for pulmonary tuberculosis. Surgi- cal removal of the diseased kid- ney is rarely necessary. Q If a person works in a tuberculosis hospital and his tests are negative, can he still be a carrier of the disease? A No. Q Is it true that radio and television give off harmful radi- ations? A Radio does not but color television sets do when viewed too closely. If the viewer site at least six feet from the screen, there is no danger. You should avoid exposure to the sides and rear of the set when it is turned on. Manufacturers are constantly improving the safety of their sets. Q Will watching color tele- vision hurt the eyes? A Not if the room is well- lighted. Some persons with glaucoma develop ocular dis- comfort with prolonged view- ing. At the first sign of such dis- comfort, they should stop look- ing. Q What happens to a per- son if his thymus is removed? A The thymus helps a child to develop the ability to combat infections. This function is com- pleted before he reaches puber- ty, after which the gland shrinks and becomes less im- portant. It may be removed from'an adult because of a tumor of the gland or because of his myasthenia gravis. In either case, the health is im- proved. yHf. TROUBLE ABOUT PPSS KINS SENTia THEM NOT SmiNS JACK- ALL I KNOW Kl TW6 CAI5V' HILL MAKE RIOT, LOST IN THE SMOKE.... 1 MIDDLE-CLASS ANIMALS By Hugh Laidman WAY PAST THE BIRDS AND BEES STUFF. KEEP TALKING, SON... MAYBE YOU'RE FURTHER MSTTHANIAM. Chic Yonnf Dentally Speaking Mouths In Bad Shape By FRANK CAREY AP Science Writer PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) Late one night, Dr. Milton Dodosh of Brown University was driving pell-mell through downtown Providence when a police cruiser, siren scream- ing, flagged him down. "What's tile big rush, mis- demanded the police- man. "Well, you see, said Hodosh, "I've got this ba- boon in the trunk...." "You've got a WHAT in the interrupted the po- liceman. "Only a replied dentist Hodbsh', nervously opening the trunk where a sleepy 80-pound baboon lay with his hairy head jutting from a zippered case. "I'm carrying him from the university to my own lab across town. He's been tran- quillized, but tlie drug's wear- ing off, and these baboons can be awfully vicious when they're entirely I gotta hurry so I can get him into a cage. I'm experiment- ing with plastic teeth in ba- boons." "I thought I'd seen every- thing on this said the of- fier. "Drive on, Doc.'.' Urges Hike For Police, Firemen TORONTO, (CP) -The On- tario Chamber of Commerce says that to attract top men to the province's police and fire departments, municipalities nust be willing to pay top dol- ars. Among recommendations in a recent brief to the "provincial government, the chamber sug- gests that because the job of the wlicemah or fireman fe the lame whether he is on duty in a lig city or a small town, uni- orm minimum standards of pay should-be establish ed across the province. A survey by The Canadian Press shows that in the case of (olioemen, salaries range from a high of yearly for a irst-class conkable in Toronto o a low of for the same classification in Petrolia, near arnia. North Bay, which last year reported a sharp increase in crime over a period of several months, pays a first-class con- table only slightly Toronto firemen also are tops on the Ontario scale at 'early, under last year's con- ract. Lowest are Kingston fire- men, who .earn under the 969 contract. "NOT IN OUR LIFETIME OR CHILDRIN'S UFITIME Wilt WE SEE THE END OF THIS fOUUTON." When the oil tanker Arrovy broke up in Chedabuclo Boy last February, it did more than iusl pollute the water. giant oil spill also left its mark on the people of trio area. Fishermen, motel operators, housewives and their children have all been affected by the four million gallons of thick, filthy 900 that sliii oozes throughout the Bay. Ernest Hillen of Weekend Magazine visited with them to find out what the aftermath of the Arrow tragedy Is in human terms. You can rtad obout it this Saturday. IN YOUR IETHBKIDOI HERALD WEIKEND MAOAZINE The late-night dash by Ho- dosh is symbolic of the, race against time, bacteria and other problems being run by dental researchers trying to stop, or better repair, the rav- ages on the collective North American mouth. Dentally speaking, North America is in horrible shape. A LONG QUEST Dr. Hodosh and his asso- ciates at Brown University and at Tufts dental school in Boston have been experiment- ing for more than a decade, both in baboons and humans, with artificial whole-tooth im- plants made of a special mix- ture of plastic and specially treated human bone chips. The aim is to perfect imme- diate replacements for indi- vidual extracted teeth or teeth lost from gum disease. Hodosh, once a champion college javelin thrower, has performed many baboon im- plants that have survived like natural teeth for periods up to 10 years; and an "upper'right bicuspid" implant in a woman that has gone years with no apparent signs of rejection. Hodosh said he and his team are now preparing for the first large-scale human trials of the technique. The three-year project wiU involve implants in at least 150 per- sons. Bold and imaginative re- search also is under way on other approaches to combat- ting the devastating dental problems. The efforts range from studies aimed at developing, possibly within 10 years, a vaccine or drug-and-dietary combination for preventing tooth decay, to the use of bone grafts taken from a patient's hdp to replace parts of jaw bone destroyed by pyorrnea, a mysterious gum and tooth- socket malady. They also include experi- mental use of laser beams, perhaps the most powerful form of light in the universe, as a conceivable means of strengthening teeth against decay; employment of ultra- sonic devices for vibrating germ-ridden tartar from teeth; and a plastic paint, ap- plied like nail-polish to the bit- ing and grinding surfaces of teeth, to provide armor-plate protection against bacterial invasion of certain vulnerable areas. Also: gel" applied to the teeth of children for a few minutes a day several times a week by means of a device somewhat resembling Hie mouthpiece of boxers and football players. additives, such as bread and chewing gum laced with phosphate or other chem- icals, to make teeth less prone to decay. steel Origi- nally developed for use in space rockets bat now being tested as a possible improved and less expensive metal for use in dental bridges and other appliances. bone marrow grafts applied in conjunction with a temporarily inserted metal implant and designed to, help false teeth wearers who can't tolerate their choppers be- cause of loss of Or receding bone ridges. On the vaccine front, dental researchers of the United States Public Health Service and the navy see possibilities of virtually eliminating tooth decay within the next decade. Their hopes are based on rela- tively recent evidence strengthening theories that dental decay is an infectious, germ-caused like the common cold. GOREN ON BRIDGE CHARLES H. GOREN te itni irTM ctftiHTriHM Neither vulnerable. East deals. NORTH 54 V A 19 8 7 3 I 0105 A3Z WEST 0841 JH954 SOUTH 4k K 10 7 3 2 EAST 4AQJ OJ2 4QS7I OAKMTll K The bidding: East South Wcsl 1 A Pass 3 0 Pass 4 A Pass North 2 3 A Pan 1 Past Pass Pan Opening lead: Jack of South stumbled into a four contract on the skin- niest of trump holdings. East opened the bidding with One club and South chose to overeall with one_ spade, despite the superiority of his diamond holding, in the hope of showing both of his suits most economically. If the enemy contests in hearts, it might actually prove more convenient to bid his suitj naturally. North bid two hearts and now South showed his other suit. North'i preference in three ipades, holding only worthless doubleton, was highly questionable in our opinion he should have tried to slow down the proceedings by bidding three hearts to suggest that the hands do not fit well. North's delayed raise propelled South into bidding a game. West opened the Jack of clubs, the deuce was played from dummy, and declarer was in with the king. Ht wai not very happy with the spade holding put down by hij partner; however, he realiied that if he intended to ntab- lish his diamond suit it might be a good idea to make use of dummy's ruffing value while it was available. The ace and king of dia- monds were cashed as both opponents followed suit. On the third diamond West cov- ered with the queen, North ruffed with the spade four, and East overruffed with the nine. East switched to the king of hearts; dummy played the ace and led the five of spades. East put up the ace and returned the queen of hearts. Declarer ruffed with the three of spades and then cashed the king, dropping East's queen and leaving only West's jack of spades out- standing. South conceded a trump trick to West and claimed the remaining tricks, since his diamond suit was established. He lost three tricks on the deal two spades and UM overmtf in diamonds. BKETLE BAILEY-Bj Mort Walker BEEN OUT LAre THIS BEETLE. A U'l< ABNER-Bj Al Capp U'LABNERSOT DUMKEPINTH' SMOMKVAt" TO BIT 1ORE A MARRIAGE V CHEERFUL IS HEREBY 1-g TNO CHEERFUL REFUND.1? 3"