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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 31, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 THE LETHBRIDOE HERALD Friday, July 31, 1970 YOUR HOROSCOPE By JEANE DIXON SATURDAY, AUGUST 1 Your birthday today. This marks the start of a year's investment in health, im- provement and spiritual de- velopment. Your earnings may find reasons for addi- tional work efforts. Much as- sistance is available Uirough tills turbulent year learn to ask for help. Today's na- tives are firm, in their view's, gentle in their statements, and apt to follow instincts instead of rules. ARIES (March 21-April 19) THE DOCTOR'S MAIL-BAG Body Does Not Store Excess Vitamin C Intake By WAYNE G. BRANDSTADT, M.D. Written for Newspaper Enterprises Assn. Q What troubles can too much vitamin A cause? A The dsily reqiarement for vitamin A in adults is to units. Vitamin A pois- oning occurs when 10 times this amount is taken daily for sev- eral' months. It ii> manifested by loss of appetite, itching, falling out of the hair, bleed- ing under the skin and pains in the joints. Q Is nicotinlc acid derived from nicotine? Is it a poison? What foods are rich in vitamin B? A Nicotinic acid or niacin B not a poison but a part of the vitamin B complex. It is pro- duced by oxidizing nicotine. It is found in dried yeast, whole grain cereals, milk, meat and leafy green vegetables. Q It true that vitamin C cannot be stored in the body? What foods contain this vitamin? Do processed foods and drinks really contain vita- min C? A C (ascorbic acid) in quantities greater than your immediate need are not stored in the body. Pro- cessed foods and drinks may contain natural vitamin C or may have it added. Citrus fruits, tomatoes, green peppers and new potatoes are rich in ascorbic acid. Q I am allergic to acid foods. Will vitamin C tablets aggravate my misery or my husband's peptic ulcer? He is not allowed to take acid foods. A People are allergic only to the protein component of var- ious foods. No one is allergic to all acid foods. The foods that are rich in vitamin C, even though they contain a weak acid, are considered alkaline because they leave an alkaline ash and alkalinize the blood. The truly acid foods are those rich in protein (meat, cheese and Vitamin C tablets will not acidify your blood nor aggravate either your allergies or your husband's ulcer. Q Is vitamin C helpful In warding off colds? A Proponents of this theory have failed to prove their case. Q What would cause a vit- amin deficiency in a person who eats a balanced diet? A Failure to define a bal- anced diet as one that contains 1) milk or milk products to supply calcium, 2) citrus fruits or juices, 3) green or yellow vegetables and rioncitrus fruits. 4) red meat, fish, fowl, eggs or nuts to supply proteins and 5) rice or spaghetti. Creative enterprise, bright ideas are most favored. Rela lions with loved ones come un der stress from your tendency to blurt out irrelevant state ments. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) Your good ideas may be taken up for games of guibbling; le some other ideas be the shut tlecocks. Meditation opens broad gateway into family and nearby problems. GEMINI (May 21 June The closer the relationship, the sharper the difference. Use care and courtesy, while driv- ing or when you have your lands full. Keep moving. CANCER (June 21-July Your expansive whim can be- come expensive somebody certain to take you up on any suggestion and turn it into a form you hadn't anticipated. LEO (July 23 Aug. This is simply not the time to indulge in jokes, practical of straight, nor to rush people into anything. Plan on a quiet vening of study. VIRGO (Aug. 23 Sept. Whatever you do is under full observation, so do it right. Im- ulsive moves do not meet vith co-operation. Pace your ffprts, with an accent on ac- tivity. LIBRA (Sept. 23 Oct. fou will have to be diplomatic to avoid getting entangled with the misguided advice of your friends. They don't have the en- tire story. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 Nov. An indirect approach works best today. People tend to take any statement as a challenge. Reflect on your habits and health-care for any improve- ment you might start now. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. You find yourself thrust- ing ahead, but some mixed sig- nals confuse your friends. Give them a chance to' catch up. Travel and mechanical things encounter delays. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 Jan. The way you have things organized in group finances leads to future controversy. 2are in keeping records is es- sential. Seek calm understand- ing. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 Feb. Listen to ail the details vithout trying to pin down the straight story; the larger con- ext becomes important today, and nothing can be very sim- ply expressed. PISCES (Feb. 19-March Concentrate on ordinary activi- ies that require no special de- cisions or collaboration. Some eople are careless, quick tem- >ered; resolve not to be lifce- vise. 1970, Newsday, Inc. fLL SPEAK PKOFOUNPWfflS, OTNO ONE Wia LISTEN IF W KNOW. AHEAP OF ME THAT NO CHE IS 60N6 TO LISTEN TO rass of the Canadian forces las offered glowing reports on he students the defence department has hired for the summer, a department spokes- man said Thursday. And, from a generation not renowned for its love of the mil- itary, the employment program has drawn a betler-than-ex pected response, exceeding th target of jobs. The program, announced the Commons June 11 by Man power Minister Allan Mac Eachen, consists of three plans Ground maintenance at base across Canada, range clearance at Gagetown, N.B., and Val Cartier, Que., and an expandec reserve forces training opera tion. While the maintenance jobs employing students, anc range clearance, with 061, un dershot their quotas of and respectively, the reserves, attracting men, boomec over its goal of The defence department spokesman said the program is "surpassing our expectations." The summertime reserves get paid a day. Students on maintenance and range clearing jobs receive the casual laborers' rates prevailing in their com- munities. Projected budget for the three programs, including salaries and other costs, is In addition to these plans the defence department has hired 667 "casual mostly at command headquarters across the country. Another sev- eral hundred youngsters, aged 14 to 16, are getting experience at summer camps as part of has been given to classes of Knglish-speaking public serv- ants seeking to learn French. II is not compulsory. A few objections to the ques- tionnaire have been reported but commission sources are un- able to say how many. Mr. Racine said file purpose of the test is to find out whether a person's attitude to a racial jroup affeets the rate ?it which he teams the language. The experiment is testing an American theory that the atti- ,ude to an ethnic or racial rroup does influence the leani- ng rate. Mr. Racine said if the com- mission test proves this theory correct, people will be placed in anguage classes according to he speed at which they are con- iidered likely to learn. But no student will be denied remission to get language raining because of his attitude, Hr. Racine said. RESULTS PRIVATE Results of the test are kept rivate, he added. Once the re- ults are examined, a decision will be made as to whether uestions on attitude should be included in applications for lan- uage training. The respondent to the ques- onnaire is asked why he ii tudying French. For example, he studying it because it is useful in his work or because he Wants better understanding of the French way of life? The public servant is also asked to agree or disagree with such statements as: contrib- ute to the richness of our soci- ety. are very democratic in their politics and philosophy. set a example fpr us by their family life. to the people of French Canada, English-Canadi- ans are more sincere and hon- est. to English Cana- d i a n s, the French-Canadian! are unimaginative people. In another seciton the Eng- ish-speaking public servant is isked to say whether, for exam- Jo, he finds the French-Cana- ian prejudiced or unprejud- ced; brave or cowardly, hand- onie or'ugly; kind or cruel; lardworking or lazy. Singer Dies LONDON (Reuters) Oda lobodskaya, a prima donna of le Petrograd (Leningrad) )pera in czarist Russia and who ter sang in London air raid h c i'. u r s during the Second their cadet program. orld War, has died here at the I age of 81. I DON'T KNOW ABOUT BEETLE THIS LOST THE STUFF ON HIS.FAST BALL- >OU WANT ME TO. HIS LOCKER, SAR6E? U'L Al Cap; TO SAVE A INNERCEWT S GAL IS HEADED FO'TH' J V WHARIS YO' ARCHIE- By Bob Montana "s. OKAY.' BUT BE CAKEFUL II RISHT, OF ARCHIE SENT ME FOR SOME OF YOUR. NOW, FRED, IF ARCHIE HAS A CHANCE TO MAKE SOMI EXTRA MONEY- WHERE'S HE MOWING THE SRASS? AT THE IB-HOLE GOLF COURSE.' I BOUGHT THAT NEW RIDE-ON" TO MOW III AND LOIS-By Dik Brown. WSJ., 1 TRIED TO WK TO THE LADES, BUT THEV ALL SEEMED "KO TIRED OR SOWETHINS WMT PIDVCU WLK ABOUT? OH, THE USUAL RARTV FOOTBALL, POLITICS, FOR INSTANCE, ITOLP THEM ABOUT THAT SHOT I MADE ON THE Zffl H3LE WHKE IT DO6LB5S TO THE- PLEASE. NOT NOW. I'M TOO TIRED DBW.M3U PROMISED THAI WEREN'T COINS TD SET OFF BOX ON NEVER WIND THE TAKE IT.' AMD DON'T TWY l_J ulACKING UP THE WATS BECAUSE IT'S YOUR LAST ONE.' I'M PAYINS THE WEGUIMt PWICE.' THAT'S WHAT I'VE BEEN TRYIN' V'ttU. YA...IT ;