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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 24, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 THI LETHBRlDSt HERALD Friday, July 24, 1970 THE DOCTOR SAYS Bed Rest Is Important In Infection Control By WAYNE G. BRANDSTADT, M.D. Written for Newspaper Enterprises Assn. Your Horoscope By JEANE DIXON Q _ My mother has varico ulcers on her legs. What is t best treament for them? A The first step is b rest until 'any infection th may be present can be co trolled. Covering the ulcers wi gold leaf or using an ointme containing neomycin and enzyme (Biozyme, a prescri tion item) are effective form of treatment. If the ulcers i volve tire deeper skin layers skin graft is usually necessar Q I have sonic open sor on my legs. The only ointme that has helped me is the or used in the hospital to heal be sores. Do you know what it is A The two kinds of ulce usually respond to ths sair treatment. You may have bee treated with the Biozyme me tioned above or Gelfoam whic is also a prescription item. Q Wliat causes old peop to have blue veins on the hands? What can be done fo them? A All veins near the stai surface look blue. No treatmen is necessary. Q When I get up from 1; ing down I am momentarii dizzy. Is this caused by too lo a blood pressure? Is it possib! to have a low blood pressur without being anemic? A The dizziness is causet by a sudden drop in the blow pressure in your brain rathe than a sustained low pressure Getting up more slowly shoul eliminate the pi'oblem. A though the loss of a larg amount of blood (secondary anemia) will cause a drop blood pressure, low blood pres- sure is not a prominent featur of other forms of anemia. Q In a recent column yoi said niacin will lower the blooc cholesterol level. I am takini Saccharin Rilled Safe WASHINGTON (AP) A special group of U.S. govern- ment science advisers labellec the artificial sweetener sac- charin safe yesterday but rec ommended further laboratory studies. "On the basis of available in- formation the present and pro- jected usage of saccharin in the United States does not pose a said a study group of the National Academy of Sci- ences-National Hesarch Council in a report to the Food and Drug Administration. The FDA requested the evalu- ation three months ago after saccharin was linked to bladder cancer in animals in one labora- tory experiment. The scientific panel said it based its safety conclusion for saccharin on the "80-year his- tory of saccharin use by man without evidence of adverse ef- but additional studies should be made to further the finding of safety and to extend scientific evidence over longer periods. Saccharin is used mainly In bottled and dry mix soft drinks. It is also used for such artifi- cially sweetened foods as canned fruits, cooked puddings, frozen deserts, baked goods, jams and jellies and salad dressings. one 100-milligra'm niacin tablel per1 day. Is that enough? A If your blood cbolestero level is within normal limits you do not need to take niacin unless your diet is deficient in vitamin B. For a high choles- terol level, 30 to'60 times your present dosage for several months would be needed to bring it down. Q In a recent column you said too much iron could cause a disease. My husband and are taking multivitamin pills with added iron. Is this harm- ful? A The daily requirement for iron for a man is 20 milli- grams and for a woman 15 mil- ligrams. Most multivitamin tab- lets contain approximately this amount. They would be harm- ful only if there is already too much iron in your blood. Grande Prairie Receives Loan OTTAWA (CP) A Federal loan to Grande Prairie, "or construction of a low rental lousing project, was an- nounced today by Central Mort- gage and Housing Corp. The National Housing Act loan will assist in construction of a 30-unit project for low-in- come families. SATURDAY, JULY 25 Your birthday today: In the coming year, your main attention should be on resolv- ing any conflicts within your own establishment, uniting scattered activities. This is the year to start a permanent home or base of operations, to incorporate if you must. For the young, it's a time to stop drifting and settle down; for the older, a time lo make your burden easier to carry. Romantic interests never fa'l- ter through this year and next. Today's natives are found of puzzles and riddles and quick to work them out. ARIES (March 21 April As the weekend begins many restraints are off. Temptation is all about you and may be confused with intuition. Pause for reflection to see the differ- ence. TAURUS (April 20 May Fatigue, tension are to be avoided or minimized. News from far places is incomplete, perhaps disconcerting. Where others bicker, withdraw and let well enough alone. GEMINI (May 21 June Minor1 inconveniences caused by older people persist. You dis- cover the reasons for some puz- zling behavior in the past, and with understanding your spirits lift a bit. CANCER (June 21 July New ventures, sweeping changes are not favored for ay. Stick with the tested Canada's Cereal Check Closer OTTAWA (CP) Canadia hoppers can believe what the ead about nutritional center in breakfast cereal packages. Dr. A. B. Morrison, assistan eputy director-general of tl ood and drug directorate, sal liursday Canada has had regt ations since 1959 on what cere manufacturers can say abou utrMonal content. 'We are way ahead of th said Dr. Morrison ommenting on a Washingto eport that a congressional in estigation of the cereal indus jy has been urged. The investigation was sug ested by Robert B. Choate, 'nngton nutritional expert ho said some of the mos leavjly advertised cereals hav tie nutritional value. The cer al industry is already being ex mined by the U.S. Federa Commission. Dr. Morrison said he carriec nt research 12 years ago fo le food and drug directorate on le nutritional value" of cereals Id in Canada. Regulations were set up whic] equire a cereal to have a cer sin protein rating before any aim can be made about its nu itional value. Spokesman for some Cana an affiliates of the United tales cereal manufacturers aid the formulae used in pro- ctioh of cereals sold under same brand name in Can a may be different. Nabisco Foods, Division o ibisco Ltd., Toronto, markets Mi 100 per cent Bran and redded Wheat in Canada. A okesman said the U.S. version 100 per cent Bran has more amins added. GOREN ON BRIDGE BY CHARLES H. GOREN w Tit cucm TAMI Bust-West vulnerable; North deals. NORTH OK AK951 WEST EAST A Q Id T 8 I OAQ1I711 Q i J SOOTH AAKJC4 VKJ10' OJ Wot Pais Pisi The bidding: North Eart Scxrth 1 1 1 A 1 4- 2 t? Pass Opening lead: Five of O Confronted with the appar- ent loss of one trick in each suit, South managed to vaise his four heart contract by maldng one of those losers disappear. West opened x diamond Cast covered dummy's king with the ace. With the appearance of declarer's Jack tin tho trick, East decided that a shift was indicated no not to present his opponent with a and discard. He accordingly led the eight of at trick two Ud South A heart was led to the queen and East was in again with the ace. Tills time ha exited with a trump and declarer played a third round to draw West's remaining heart. A dub was led to the king and spade returned from dummy. East followed with the deuce, and South, after a moment's reflection, refined the finerae, going up with the king. The queen remained outstanding. Declarer was in position to establish the spade suit by leading a third round, how ever two staffs would not help him materially because he still must lose a club trick. In order to eliminate one of his black suit losers, be would have to find the long cards in spades, and clubs located in separate hands, in which casa an end play can be affected, Tn order to strip not an ale exit cards, South cashed tho ace of clubs as both oppo- nents followed suit. Now a spade was led. West was in with the queen and he had nothing left except diamonds. On forced return, de- "clarer ruffed in the dummy as he discarded a club front his hand. South's hand wast high, consisting of a trump and two good spades. South claimed his contract, having lost one spade, ono. General Mills Cereals Ltd., Rexdale, 'Ont., markets Total, Wheaties and Chee'rios in Can- ada. A spokesman said the for- mulae would be very similar to those used in U.S. plants. General Foods Ltd., Toronto, markets Grape Nuts Flakes hi Canada and has a cereal called Sugar Crisp. A spokesman said the formulae may be different. Kellogg Co. of Canada Ltd., London, Ont., sells Special K and corn flakes in Canada. Quaker Oats Co. of Canada Ltd., Peterborough has a prod- uct called Muffets but a spokes- man said it may be different from the shredded wheat sold in the U.S. Vietnam Arms Stolen In California WASHINGTON (AP) Arms and munitions bound for Viet- nam are being stolen in Califor- nia and sold through an under- puund market in which narcot- cs sometimes are money, an investigator has told committee of the United States Senate. "An acid1 head possessing an unstable explosive is enough to make any law enforcement offi- cer lose sleep at Charles A. O'Brien, California's deputy attorney-general', told the Se- nate investigations subcommit- ee Wednesday. "And that's what we have in California right he said. 'There's a market for hand renades and they're stealing :ie O'Brien said, refer- ing to recent munitions thefts rom U.S. military shipments 'oing through the port of Oak- and and Port Chicago, Calif. O'Brien testified that thefts of .rms and explosives have laced scores of machine-guns, iimdrcds of rifles, carbines and Jstols, large quantities of dyna- lite and plastic explosives and lousands of rounds of arnmuni- ton in militant arsenals. He said all types, colors and lasses of people of all political ersuasions are involved in the of terror bombings. He listed incendiary fires al Los Angeles schools in the rst three months' of the year nd told senators: "I doubt if icrc were that many fires in chools in Saigon during the Tet ffensive." O'Brien said terror- sts are responsible for 20 bomb- ngs a week in California. methods. If asked for a loan, make it an outright gift, or re- fuse. Over the long run it can save a friendship. LEO (July 23 Aug. With caution, much can he done today! Just take the time to work things out. You'll be hap- pier by holding back your im- patience. Celebrate your good luck this evening. VIRGO (Aug. 23 Sept. Familiar people argue for the sheer fun of it. The more seri- ously you treat it, the more per- manent the hubbub. Legal matters are not favored at the moment. LIBRA (Sept. 23 Oct. Leave career matters out of your talk now that the weekend has arrived. There are lots of small chores to attend to, nearly all of them personal. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 Nov. It is all too easy to complicate controversies today by putting in your unsolicited opinions or telling people what to do. Of course, there's no need for you to do it. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dcc. Whatever you do is done under some pressure. Keep calm and proceed firmly. What you do may be of extreme impor- tance in the future, to people you do not know. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 Jan. Economy is the word for today. Unplanned needs will use up some of your cash, and you nvust take up the slack somewhere else. Ease your ten- sions this evening with a good show. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 Feb. Insulate yourself against temporary pressures, com- ments not meant for you per- sonally. Let nothing come be- tween you and your loved ones. Relax early. PISCES (Feb. 19 March Your chores are easier if you will space them out over all the tims available. The evening is excellent for a party, but stop reasonably early. I. DO TO KNOW VSOMETHIN6? I CONSIDER IT YEW IMPOLITE TO WEAK CASK 61AS5E5 WEN WRE TALWNo UTH W WNT61VETHATPEKONACIIANCETO MIDDLE-CLASS ANIMALS By Hugh Laidmai THE FRONT DOOR! YOUU HAVE TO COME i 'AROUND TO THE BACK, .THERE IS NO FRONT DOOR. M4YBETHE BAG; DOOR IS THE FRONTDOOR.) IHOPErTXTRE I WRON6. IB HAIE TO HAVE TO REARRANGE All. THE FURNITURE. BLONDIE-rBy Chic Young PEOPLE MAKE SO MUCH FUSS ABCW THE COST OP UV1NS w HO MATTER WHAT IT COSTS, YOU STIU. HAVE Toporr L BKEILE Mart Walker China Talks Slow LI'L ABNER-Ry Al Capp OTTAWA (CP) Ths longest lag to date in the Canada-main- land China diplomatic talks at Stockholm enters its fifth month today. The negotiations, aimed at an exchange of diplomatic recogni- tion by Ottawa and the Peking Communist regime, have been in recess since March 24 when the last formal meeting was held. Despite the extended hiatus, apparently due 'to the Chinese delegation's lack of instructions from Peking, Canadian officials still profess optimism about the eventual outcome of the talks. An informed source said yesterday it is hoped that an- other meeting will be held in the near future. Under a rota- tion system worked out in the early stages of the talks; which have been in progress off and on for 17 months, the next meet- ing if there is one would be at the call of the Chinese. BRIDGING THE GAP At the last session, Canada's diplomatic delegation put for- ward the latest in a series of proposals designed to bridge the gap between the two sides on the key question of Formosa. Since the negotiations began, Canada has-been resisting the Chinese demand that Ottawa recognize then- territorial claim to the Nationalist-held offshore island. A large part of the history of the talks has been written in thus far unsuc- by Canada to devise a formula for getting around this fundamental disa- greement. Essentially, the problem in- volves framing a communique on mutual recognition that would take account of the Pe- king demand while preserving Canada's position. PRESIDENT KINSMAN PFEW6TER APPEALS TO DOCTOR SWITCHEM Famed NoseTranffenter being locked in UJith' hippie students forlW-hours.rollege i president ranplefcely loses sense of smell., 'HE'Ll-PAM THOUSANP .COLLARS 'TORASETOF SMEa-61-ANDSff, IF WE CAN-fff-HElP HER. EARN ATHOUSAlJD SHE'LL GLADLYG1VE AKCHIE-By Bob Montana I'LL STAY OUT HERE, ARCH .'..TO SEE IF YOU MAKE IT BUTHElS HV I'LL BEAT ARCH FOUND HOLE.' HE HIT HIS BALL DEEP INTO THE HC DIDN'T TAKE ANY CLUB IN HI AND Dik HPVY 1M3UID V3J LIKE TO WASH THE KITCHEN FLOOR FOR AWTHER? SHORT RIBS-By Frank O'Neal Map In Demand OTTAWA (CP) Reproduc- ers of a liiG-year-old map of anada are going into a second tinting because demand for the rst copies "was fantas- the resources department nnounced Thursday. The map, orr.pilcd in London in 1834, was 'printed two months ago by e department to commomo- ite this year's 300th annivcr- iry of the founding of the Kud- u's Bay Co. They sell at a spy plus 25 cents for mailing. RCMP Computer Provides Car Theft Data OTTAWA (CP) A computer that will be able to provide in- stant information on a car sto- len anywhere in North America is being planned for installation in its own building beside RCMP headquarters, Commis- sioner W. L. Iliggitt said Thurs- day. The machine, scbduled to go into operation next April 1, will rent for about a year.. Total operating costs are estimated at yearly. SOME GAYS, YOU PONT NAVE ANYTriwe TO SAY.'.' BUGS BUNNY t HAVE TOILED LONG ANO ARDUOUSLY FOB PROMOTION! TO WAITER, BUT TO NO AVAIL.......... Hey, MAYHAP BUGS HAS CHAMGEP HIS MINPJ ;