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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 27, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta THE IETHBRIDGE HcRAlD Tuesday, July 37, 1971 WEDNESDAY, JULY 28 Your Birthday today: This can be the year in which so much of what you have put into lifo comes back to you in abundance. Improvement of material income depends en 'the precision with which you make adjustments and attend regular career-build- ing activities Today's natives possess reserves of latent, seldom fully extended en- ergy, and are persistent be- yond all expectations wher- ever definite personal sWs are to be perfected. ARIES (March 21 April Select 'he people and means to get the job done well rather than setting up a fun deal for yourself. Doing your share also is of cardinal importance. TAURUS (April 20 May Mark time, complete routines in good humor. Many days like this permit inner developments to catch up while outer growth lags GEMINI (May 21 June Delicate balances Lip in your handling of emotional issues. You may need help, endorse- ment, encouragement; ask, se- lectively, but clearly. Your horoscope By Jeano Dixon Being aware and alert doesn't [you on what your own best in- mean lending your voice and I teresLs require, then act, quiet- strength to sensational elc-ily. ments. Pause, let intuition guide I LEO (July 23 Ang. The Armadillos Andy sends a complete 20- volume set of the World Book Encyclopedia to Colleen Bern- liardt, age 12, of Foremost, Al- berta, Canada, for her ques- tion: What is the armadillo's family? His family name is Dasypo- didae and the armadillo may be called a dasypodoid. These scientific terms are coined from an older word for "hare" and ntended to mean hairy-footed. This is odd, because the most -emarkable feature of the ar- madillo's toes are his very cap- able claws. What's more, he ivears armor plating instead of miry, hare-type fur and when AXCER (June 21 July I it comes to traveling, any hare LAWRENCE E. LAMB, M. D. See your doctor for chest pains Dear Dr. Lamb I have a lot and garden and don't like weeds, so I work some, but if I don't stop at the first warn- ing and get to the house and to a chair I get considerable pain in my chest and right arm and generally up my left arm, too. Sometimes I f e e 1 choked. Us- ually I get relief in one to two hours. I don't want to go back to the hospital on my income of a month. I am a long way past retirement age and otherwise in good health. In fact. I have survived my own cutties. In severe degrees, this can also cause referred pain to the arm. If you simply can't afford to see "a doctor and I really can't see how you can afford NOT to see one the only general advice 1 could give you without knowing more about your problem would be to reduce ycv.r weight. If you should be overweight, limit your fats and cholesterol along the lines I have discussed fre- quently in my column and, just in case your problem is related cooking for about 17 years j to a hiatal hernia, eat small since my wife died. Here's hop- meals frequently rsther than ing you can give me advice. large ones. Dear Reader Pain in the And don't involve yourself in chest occurring with exercise activities that reqi'ire bending is often due to heart disease, or stooping over. In fact, you would leave the stalwart arma- dillo far behind. Most scientific terms aim to give us a few hints but the family name of the dasypodoids is hard to fathom. We expect creatures with tough armor plating to be cro- codiles, turtles ar at least rela- tives of the reptile class. But the armor-plated, warm-blood- ed armadillos give birth to live babies and feed them on moth- er's milk. Hence, they belong in the Class Mammalia. This most unusual mammal and his relatives are members of the Order Edentata, a term mean- ing the toothless ones. This is rather peculiar, since the arma- dillo of North America has 20 to 30 teeth in his long tapering jaws. However, they are ex- tremely flimsy teeth without enamel coatings and no roots to fix them securely in his jaw bones. One family of edentates in- eludes the toothless anteaters; 1 another includes some sloths. Members of both thee families have fur coats. The edentate Family Dysypodidae includes several fairly small mammal! native to the New World. Most of them are at home in Ctntral or South America, sharing this territory with their relatives, the sloths and the anteaters. However, sometime in the last century, one armadillo species swam across the Rio Grande river and settled in Texas. Since that time he has extended his range into other regions of the warm, dry southwestern deserts and prairies. The name of his genus is Dasypus which, like his family name, also means "hare1' or "hairy-footed." His species is novemcictus, hence his signature is Dasypus novem- cictu. His everyday name is the This can cause pain in both could try a little lest on ___ ________ arms and the choked feeling self to see if you can tolerate i refers to the nine bands around nine-banded armadillo, which which you describe. Episodes that last as long as one hour are unusval unless some dam- about the same amount of ex- ertion as long ES you stay up- right without developing the age to the heart has occurred, problem that you de- the place where Ms waist would be if he had one. The remark- able fellow is built somewhat like a sturdy army tank and he You should see your doctor, so scribed. If you can, this sug- travels close to the ground on 11__i. ___i_ _ i mi____- r four stubby legs fitted with strong claws. His body is about two feet long, plus a rather ratty 12-inch tail. His small head is long and thin and his skinny face is topped with a pair of donkey-type ears. His legs and body, his tapering tail and even his face are sheated in small plates of horny armor. The nine bands around his mid- that he can get a more a hiatal hernia. There is ed story of your substitute, though, for see- and perhaps do a heart your doctor. ing to see if there is any evidence of heart disease. It Dr. Lamb Is there important enough to way to prevent prostate your making the effort, trouble in men after 65. Two other conditions Reader It would be would cause recurrent to prevent it by cas- lems of the type you and taking female hor- are a spasm or cramping but most men aren't in- the esophagus and in this. Some older arthritis. Some people with escape prostate gland hernia of the upper part of but most don't. It is stomach through the available yet, but some phragm will have hormone preparations when they have been to neutralize some of the over pulling weeds. This of the male hormone cause the esophagus to may be useful in prevent- spasms or cause similar prostate trouble. GOREN ON BY CHARLES R. desirability of a shift aid 1771: Br Tht, eUcan Tribvncl Neither vulnerable. the diamond suit did not appear to be an inviting West led the five of at trick two. The deuce 4. J7 01 played from dummy and v y put up the king. With two tricks in, the best AQ9872 .WEST for developing two more appearei to lie in the trump 42 4k K 10 S 4 VAK1074 and in order to protect his spade holding from re- OS642 075 1065 finesses East promptly shifted baci; to a small West covered South's with the seven and ruffed with the seven 0 A spades. jack of spades was led The successfully finessed South West North East followed with the 1 A Pass 2 The closed hand was 1 Pass 3 0 with the ace of 3 4 Pass 4 A and the ace of Pass was cashed. When L Opening lead: King of showed out, there was A precise and crisp performance by the defense way that South could avoid the loss of two spade South's four spade he was obliged to con- fcefore the latter could defeat on the deal. get his own that if West does started. The slightest slip make the club shift at lis opponents would have enabled the declarer two, East will never be in position to score a trick in emerge with a profit on suit. If, for example, continues with a second Altho South made of hearts, declarer mum rebids at every opportunity, North had too much In dummy, leads the jack of spades for a success- stop short of game. finesse, crosses back to South confirmed a sue hand with the ace of suit by bidding spades for to cash the ace of third time, North carried He then concede two to game in that suit since tricks to who is had a doubleton trump, as well as a ruffing value 'able to get his partner in again to lead a club thru hearts. West opened the king After East's trumps are out, South can run the hearts on which North and discard his lowed with the queen and East played the deuce. East's discouraging signal loser on dummy's long diamond. Ho loses two spades and one heart full treatment comes naturally today the correct solution at the appropriate time Bo pleas- ed in self-confidence. VIRGO (Aug. 23 Sept. From life you get about what you put in, eventually. Today the circle of investment and re- turn is quite short, the pay-off comes almost immediately. LIBRA (Sept. 23 Oct. Strive to influence people to favor your plans. Make a strong sales talk, then move on to an- other listener, something spe- cial for everybody, equivalent but different. SORPIO (Oct. 23 Nov. Earnings and social activity should build somewhat now.ac- cording to your .luck and how you've made use of it. SAGITARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. Easy does it! What comes naturally works out smoothly within reason. Striving for spe- cial advantage would get you nowhere. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 Jan. The sharp word comes easier than the mild now. If you're reacting on first im- pulse, the combination leads you to bite. By all means, say what you really mean without added value judgments. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 Feb. Some of the forest of fine details is of your own making, but not most. Treat all as if you were responsible. PISCES (Feb. 19 To assure your position and its stability, you meet partners half way, perhaps closer in settling old scores o.- potential differences. (1971: By The Chicago Tribune) Man chained to stop him from eating RHO, Italy (Reuter) A north Italian couple are in prison after allegedly keeping their 80-year-old uncle chained to their garden steps during the day for one year. "We chained him up to stop him eating the fruit in the or- 65-year-old electrician Valentino Clavenna told police after his arrest. "His eyesight is bad, and he might have eaten sour fruit that would have been bad for him." During (lie night the old man was taken indoors and put to bed on a couch in a cupboard. CJavenna and his 57-year- old wife Angela have been charged with maltreatment of their uncle, Giovanni Bonfig- lio. STOP AND SCAMPER RI6HTWWN TO Trie PI5PENSAIW OM 1WR LITTLE BOBW ORR LESS! TUMBLEWEEDS-By TOM K. RYAN 1 YOU, WHO CAN'T EVEN SPEAK 1 LESSONS] HA! HA! HA! SO COCKY, SPEAK LOOK YOUR SAYHAS100E PRINTBP ON PAPER! BLONDIE-By Chic Young WE'RE ONE OF THE RESTAURANTS THAT MAKE IT THAT WAY THIS CHICKEN SOUP IS NOTHING BUT HOT WATER.' BEETLE BAUEY-iiy Mart Walker ME'd ALWAYS SAVINS THAT.' TELL lil.W I SAID TO DO IT Rollie Miles mokes midtvay growl 111 ABNER-By Al Capp SHES A GAL, SAME AS AH MOT THE POLLEKJ FROM THE WHAMEAM QUlTErl BLOSSOMS DRIVES OUR STUDENTS INTO A DAUGEROUS STATE THEY DON'T ACK g I; TSOKAVFOR YOU TO BE HE MAC-BUT NOT ARCHIE-By Bob Montana die are made and jointed so th, his body. Other armadillos with three, six or eleven jointed bands en- joy life in several South Amer- ican countries. The giant of the family lives in the jungles of Brazil. His armor-plated tail is 20 inches long and his three- foot-long body is jointed with a dozen bands. All armadillos enjoy insect food and use their long, sticky, extendable tongues to capture their victims. Actually the armor plates are made from hair-type material and as a rule a few bristles poke through the cracks. At least two dasypodoid species have shaggy coats. The hairy armadillo of Argentina con- ceals his armor under long shaggy hair. The pretty little hairy armadillo has rows of shell-pink plates along his spine and over his rump. The rest of A o him is hidden under long silky i u white fur. EDMONTON (CP) Peo- ple who staff games-of-sltill at exhibition midways have earned the nickname bark- ers, but a few near one booth were certain they heard one growl, and utter a few other words. A man was throwing foot- balls through tires about as easy as the barker, a few minutes earlier, had said it was. The man was to win stuffed the old pro he is. No one got a count of the prizes won by Rollie Miles, retired Edmonton Eskimos all-star halfback. Peruvian killed Questions asRcd by cnilflren of Herald readers should be mailed to Ask Andy, P.O. Box 765, Huntlngton BeacH California 92648. (Copyright Chronicle Publishing Co. 1971) OLDS (CP) Yi'i Lo, 35, of Lima, Peru, was killed in a two-ear collision near this com- munity 55 miles north of Cal- gary. Two other persons in the Lo car whose names were not released, were in hospital. I HAVENT FOUND .MANY ROADSIDE VEGETABLES THIS I HEAR YOU HAVE A ROAD- SIDE STAND.' WHERE IS IT? HI AND LOIS-By Dik Browns NO, IT ISN'T. THIS IS A REAL OLD LOLLIPOP -s SHORT RIBS-By Frank O'Neal Mental disease cure in sight SAN DIEGO, Calif. (AP) A University of California sci- entist reports he has identified a substance in the brain which appears in some measure to cause schizophrenia and am- phetamine psychosis. If the findings of Dr. Arnold Mandcll of the university's medical school here are cor- rect, it could lead to a treat- ment of schizophrenia, the most common severe mental disor- der, and for overdoses of am- )hetamines. Dr. Mandell said the sub- stance leads to production of hallucinogenic compounds in the brain which cause the same kind of behavior associated with amphetamine overdose and schizophrenia. He said the substance is an enzyme called indolt ethyl amino mctliyltrans- ferase. Dr. Mandell, chairman of (lie university psychiatry depart- ment, reported his findings in the scientific journal Nature. Certain drugs now used to moderate psychoses recently have been shown to inhibit UK brain enzyme. I HATE TO PESO COMMERCIAL. BUT J.NEEPTHPMON6V'. BUGS BUNNY ;