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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 20, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 6 THf LETMoRiDC-E HfHAiS Thundov. July JO, W YOUR HOROSCOPE By JEANE DIXON riiinAv, Jin.v 21 Vour I) ir Hid ay today: II e .111 li y sell-interest leads you lo greater aclucvemcnls as I he year progresses. Emo- IJonal expansion brings peo- ple closer. Adjustments mado now are permanent. Today's natives are inclined to get themselves into inconvenient situations. AltlES (March 2I-April Wind up your workweek with slylO' Be sure adequate infor- mation is at hand for those who need it. Guard against over- confidence. TAURUS (April Confusion concerning money matters is par for the course today. Calm review will show you the ways to unravel puz- zles. GEMINI (May 21 June 20': Emotions shouldn't be allowed to affect your goals or plans. He willing to remain at odds with partner while matters re- solve themselves. C'ANCHK (.Innr. .Illly Allow for a wide laclor of er- ror. Indecision could be a safety move to get further in- formation and a better time in which to act. LEO (J ll ly Quick money is promised from schemes. Remember that if they would really work, none of them would be open for new investors. VIHGO (Aug. 23 Dividing youi' time fairly be- tween home life and career is the only way to resolve ten- sions today. Seek quiet soli- tude. LIBRA (Sept. 2.1 Oct. LAWRENCE E. LAMB, M. D. Ask consultation, it is no insult 'It's likely there's something you don't know about lire sit- uation ask questions which force issues. Prepare lo cope wiMi strong answers- SCOP.1'10 (Oct. 211 Nov. Leave personal notes out of business deals most need further negotiating. Slock up and be well supplied for a' busy weekend. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dcc. Discussion ends in confu- sion. Keep your side of it sim- ple, Leave nothing routine for next week, like a stitch in time. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 Jan. Seek direct communica- tion, double clicclc details. Tidy up projects, put oft any re- quiring frcsli invcslment or changes of work. AQUARIUS (Jan. Frli. It c c e n t contacts may be interesting or provocative, more lor future reference than for now. Friends have their. own plans. I I'ISCKS (Fell. ID-March Helpful people unwittingly cre- ali? special complications al- most automatically. What you will accept makss the differ- ence- (1972: By The Chicago Tribute) TOUSIUPIO WHAT ARE IN A TREE? TOMS D FIND BOTH CRAZY: eo AHEAD AND KWflCK WJKSEUte OUT! I COULDN'T CARE LESS.'] By LAWRENCE LAMB, M.D. Dear Dr. Lamb You had a letter in your column from, a woman who had pernicious anemia. She had been receivini B-12 once a month and had never had a blood test. This reminded me of the problem concerning my mother. She had gone to the doctor for a number of years for pernicious anemia and had received a monthly shot of B-12 but there had been no blood tests or other treat- ment. She kept getting -worse and with much urging she fin- ally went to see my doctor who Is a specialist in internal medicine. When he examined her he immediately put her in the hospital and stalled giving her massive doses of B-12. She responded well and was a new person. My doctor was so dis- tressed with the treatment that she had received that he re- ported the problem to the coun- ty medical association. Appar- ently this wasn't the first time that this doctor had a problem and eventually his office was vacated. I tell this story to ask you if you won't stress to your read- ers thai if they are in doubt about the treatment they are receiving to see another doc- tor. A reputable doctor will not be offended if you ask for another consultation, but if he is, that is the time to make a change. Although 99 per cent of the doctors are reputable there is bound to be a black sheep in the medical profession just as I here is in others. Dear Reader I don't dis- agree with your observation. The truth is I have seen very few people who have been can- onized in life ar.d this includes doctors. In defending physi- cians, however, I will say that as a group they are one of the hardest working segments of our society and most of them take their responsibilities quite seriously. I don't know of many other segments of our society who would permit their private life to be interrupted to the degree that most physicians do or would work the same number of hours, including weekends and holidays and all hours of the night or would, in fact, do as much charity work as many physicians do. The truth is that most doc- tors like their patients and they get something out of being able to do somelhing for them. This is not lo say that they don't enjoy their income as physi- cians, but the income doesn't keep them from enjoying the other aspects common to the practice of medicine. I agree that if a patient is concerned about his treatment he should have a consultation. If nothing else, such attitude on the part of the patient re- flects a lack of confidence and it interferes wilh the normal treatment relationship between the doctor and the patient. The way to solve the problem is to have a consultation and clear the air. Most doctors who are really concerned about how .heir patient is doing and are 'or some reason or another un- certain about either the pa- ient's state or what to do for lim usually will ask for a con- sultation from another physi- cian who might be able lo help vith the problem. (Newspaper Enterprise Assn.) GOREN ON BRIDGE BY CHARLES H. GOREN re llni Br TM CIIUH TrtlrnJ North-South vulnerable. South deals. NORTH 0 K Jl 4AK9815 WEST EAST 8 6 2 VQ97642 0 Q 10 Z A 10 S 4 098 SOUTH AKQJ O AJ3 f, A 8 7 S .1 The bidding: South West North East NT Pass 3 Pass 3 NT Pass Pass Pass Opening lead: Six of Faulty timing by South, the declarer at three no trump, deprived him of the opportunity io execute the v-inning line of play and he suffered an unnecessary set- tack on the deal. West ocened the six o( hearts, East covered dum- my's ten with the kins, and South won the trick wilh the ace. Declarer surveyed his combined assets and it ap- peared that he would experi- ence little difficulty in tak- ing nine six clubs, two diamonds, and one neart SI the distribution responded according to expectation. The queen of clubs was tashed at trick two and an- other club led to North's When West showed ouf, it came as a rude jolt to the declarer. He tried lo get back to his hand in spades lo try the diamond finesse. but East rose promptly with Ihc ace of spades re- turned the eight ol hearts. .South covered wilh Ihc jack, which lost lo West's 1 hi lillci'i Din: uri_ the remaining cards m Dial suit and ie proceeded to cash three more heart tricks lo set his opponent down by Jwo. Instead of committing himself specifically to tha club suit declarer was in position to retain the oppor- tunity to lest diamonds as well, if the dubs did not re- spond favorably. All that was required was a slight variation in liming. It is sug- gested that ie lead a club lo North's king first and then return lo the queen in his hand. If the clubs are divid- ed three-two, he can cross back to the king of diamonds in dummy to run the clubs. I When West shows out on f the second club, Siulh must give up on that suit because it is too dangerous lo let East in lo come thru declar- er's heart holding. Instead, South shifts lo a small dia- mond al Irick four and when i West follows with Ihe deuce j Ihe jack is finessed. When Ihis play succeeds, the king is cashed next, followed by the ace of clubs, and the dosed hand rcentered with. Ihe ace of diamonds-drop. P i n g West's queen. Two more diamond tricks swell declarer's trick total to nine diamonds, three clubs, and the ace of hearts. 'I playing clubs -first. South deprived himself oC Ihe opportunity to rim Ibfl cnlre diamond suil. When he is in the dummy at trick three, if he returns lo his hand with the ace of dia- monds to try the finesse of Ihe jack, Nnrlh's king will drop Ihc queen on the third round, but now kouth lacks a nuick entry to his hand lo cash rut his long diamonds and he is unable lo prevent from Retting in li Animal vision Andy sends a complete 20- volume set of the Merit Stu- dents Encyclopedia to Rich- ard Gavin, age 14, of Mont- real, Quebec, for his ques- tion: Do animals see only black and white? We have reliable evidence that some animals see only black, white and gray tones. Others have color vision, more or less like ours, and some see colors way beyind our range of vision. One of the most fascina- ting fields of modern science is investigating the capabilities of animal senses. This research has barely begun and the realm is almost limitless. Hence there should be plenty of careers in the field for fu- ture scientists. In most animals, the sense of sight is suited lo Iheir partic- ular environments. Cats and cattle view the scenery in tones of gray, accented with patches of black and white. Other evi- dence suggests that the octopus beholds a range nf colors, much as we do. Tests vith certain in- sects suggest that they see glamorous colors of the ultra- violet wave-lengths, wliich we canr.ot sec. The earthworm has no eyes, as we know them. Though he has numerous sen- sitive cells that help him lo perceive the difference be- tween light and shadow. So far as we know at pres- ent, closely related animals that share similar environ- ments also share similar types of vision. For example, mem- bers of the cat tribe are color- blind with a dividend to as- sist them on their night prowl- ing safaris. Their eyes have special lenses that accent light and dark tones to give sharper images in dim light. Dogs and pigs, horses, monkeys and oth- er familiar mammals also are color-blind. So are the nocturn- al lemurs, though they see bet- ,cr by red light. Frogs and salamanders see only gray tones, though lizards and olher reptiles tested have color vision. So do certain birds. At least those that con- duct their business during the bright hours of daylight can see the world in rainbow colors. Ordinary fishes have remark- able eyes that survey the scenery on all sides and also compensate for the angles of light above and below the wa- ter. They also see colors. Apparently certain insects see colors beyond our dreams, extra vivid colors in the ultra- violet range beyond our vision. The honeybee sees the flowery garden colors that we see and more. To her eyes, a com- mon yellow daisy has a dark centre amid a halo of brilliant spots of ultraviolet light. The graceful, swallowtailed Ima moths also see ultraviolets. The female luna sees the male as a brunette; he sees her as a glamorous blon'.lo. We see them both as pale, moonbeam green. Naturally we cannot say whether animals perceive or interpret colors as we do. All we know is that they can dis- tinguish certain colors or tones. But we do know that color TV sets are wnsted on our pet cats and dogs. And al last we know that a red rag docs not infuriate a bull. Chances are, he sees a white one more clearly. What triggers his tem- per is a moving object, which he interprets as a threat to his security. Questions asRed Tiy cnTTclicD of Herald readers should be mailed to Ask Andy, P.O. Box 755, Huntlngton Beach, California 926J8. (Copyright Chronicle Publishing Co. 1972) Fringe benefits available o for increased productivity MONTREAL (CP) Canadi- an National Railways is willing .0 trade fringe benefits with abor unions for higher produc- tivity, says George Lach, vice- iresident of personnel and la- relations. Mr. Lach said in a recent in- .erview CN is "very interested" n discussing substantial fringe Benefit improvements in re- urn for increased productivity. He said new ground may be iroken in fringe benefits when negotiators from the railway and 17 unions representing a majority ot its employ- ees meet in November. The wo-year contract expires at he end of this vear. Better way would thwart car thieves EDMONTON (CP) The Alberta Motor Association has nsked the provincial govern- ment lo devise a system which would make registration of stol- en vehicles more difficult. "It appears obvious that the Alberta vehicle registration system, while convenient to the public, is also safe and con- venient for car thieves across association directors said in their annual meeting with Ihe cabinet. Mr. Lach said the major unions have indicated they will bargain for job security, pen- sions, sickness benefits and other matters. "The unions might be sur- prised at how far we might be prepared to go in some areas if we can see or be shown ways of meeting the he said. GAS moms EDMONTON (CP) The Al- Ijcrla government realized in revenues from petrol- eum .nnd mitural gas rights in Ihc: second qunilcr of Ihis year. The department of mines and minerals snid in a prcpar- crl slntcmcnt was re- reived from April I lo ,Iunc 30 frnm Uv, 'i[ rc- Farmers' pay will be down. REGINA (CP) Farmers' income will be disappointing his year despite a high level of grain exports, E. K. Turner, president of the Saskatchewan Wheat Pool, said here. Mr. Turner said Ihe large sales have been made at great- ly reduced price levels in most cases "with the result that to- tal take-home pay from grain soles will be disappointing when all the accounts are set- tled." tie raid in mid-Jiuic the Can- adian Wheat Board's selling price of lop grade wheat in store at Thunder Bay was a bushel. Ten years ago, the comparable selling puce for toj) grade wheat was SJ.OflU, or '11 cents more. Court rules death TAIPEI (AP) A Chinese. Nationalist court lias meted nut stiff sentences, including death, to 20 persons convicled of at- tempting to smuggle herbs, foodstuffs and liquor from the Communist mainland lo Tai- wan aboard a false bottomed .ship. Authorities said clcalh was ordered for three men, life prison terms for five other cle- fonrlnnLs MADETH'PURTIEST If v -MAH BEST FRIEND. AL.LTH'BOYS HUNS'POUND HER.NATCHERLV. SHE PICKED AH GOT TH' LEFTOVERS .r.r ARCHIE-By Bob Montana ANDAJ.LTHE STUDENTS ARE PRETTY G1R1S, AND FRDfA WHAT HE CLAIMS.... HE'S SOT IT MADE.' LUCKY J TAWNS I FRSJATHE MUSIC I STRINGA1JNC LESSONSA. SISTERS.' JUGHEAD, IS IT TRUE ...WITH ALL THESE GOOD-LOOKERS.... YOU HAVE YOUR HI AND LOIS-By Dik HE SHOULD BE. HE JUST WR.FTTCH RECEIVED THE HIGHEST SURE IB HONOR OUR NATtOWL HAPPV OR6ANIZATIOtTCAN w TODAY.' BESTOW UPON A MEMBER HIS CLOTHES WERE VOTED INTO THE GARSASEMEN'S HALL OF FAME.' SHORT RIBS-By Frank O'Neal HE PEEN SLAsllvii OVER A WOT TABLE ALL. PAY. BUGS BUNNY CAR'S TUNEP LIKE A PIANO, PETUNIA! H PIUIW" ;