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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 31, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 18 THE S.ETW8RIDGE HERALD Salurday, July 31, 1971 SUNDAY, AUG. 1 ifonr Birthday Today: A search for simplify colors every activity in the yem- Material needs contin- ue but are more easily filled when you take the time for prayer to achieve spiritual serenity. Today's natives seek careers requiring travel or symbolic movement. They are generous in their dealings and refuse to indulge in petti- ness. ARIES (March 21 April Once you've given your full share in community expres- sions of faith, seek at least partial privacy for reflection, meditation. TAURUS (April 20 May There's much to enjoy this Sun- day, including a touch of ro- mantic sentiment, perhaps a nostalgic visit. GEMINI (May 21 June Get out and make the rounds early. Seek fresh contacts, help make strangers welcome to your neighborhood in a picnic- spirited sort of way. You have a week in which to review and confirm your plans. CANCER (June 21 July Manage your talkative impul- ses tightly; do more listening. You have stand-ins, go-be- tweens, messengers, substi- tutes to deal with. LEO (July Aug. Social life opens as old friends become more so and bring new friends into your circle. The spark of romance can be any where this Sunday. VIRGO (Aug. 23 Sept. 22) With conditions becoming calm er, be tranquil and float along in peace and thankfuless. LIBRA (Sept. 23 Oct. 22) Whatever your opinions, some expression of them emerges and becomes a part of the life of your community. Be serene and of good spirit in offering your thought. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 Nov. Make this as quiet a day as your circumstances permit. By doing so, you give your uncon- scious time to digest recent ex- perience. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. Any chance that may lead you out of familiar grooves and away from daily compan- ionships helps. You need changes of pace and scene. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 Jan. A cheerful mood serves you well. Let others Inspire you if you're not feeling very happy. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 Feb. You're apt to find yourself drafted to do various extra Your horoscope By Jean? Dixon chores or for minor emergen-1 considerable time; have some cies. Get control of the situa- budgeted thinking, puzzle solv- THAT KIP BEGINNING TO 6ET TO ME ...MAYBE HE TO K tion promptly. TiSCES (Feb. 19 March The social climate turns more pleasant than usual. Old acquaintance blooms again and there's a joke to reminisce about and enjoy once more. MONDAY, AUG. 2 Your birthday today: Your enthusiasm builds, joins with official encouragement on all sides to bring you a reward- ing, normal year of career advancement. Today's na- tives are versatile, find diffi- culty retaining long term re- lations. ARIES (March 21 April Speak up, demand what you feel is coming to you. A firm beginning sets the tone for this coming hectic week. TAURUS (April 20 May Gently does it today, with no more chances In work and money matters than you can see comfortably managed. GEMINI (May 21 June You'll inevitably lose or waste .ing, serious study, etc., at hand to fill the waiting periods. CANCER (June 21 July Speculative ventures may be expeciallv appealing and unus- ually deceptive. "What is guaran- teed or offers security is the better philosophy at the mo- ment. LEO (July 23 Aug. Rash behavior begets an im- mediate reaction, so stop before you really go beyond that first grumble. Leave large ques- tions, public issues to experts. VIRGO (Aug. 23 Sept. Your effort to stay within the patterns of rules and plans is rewarded manifold. Disregard the annoyance of petty restric- it. live procedures. LIBRA (Sept. 23 Oct. SpeaMng your mind continues important to you and your wel- fare. Be consistent, avoid un- necessary side issues and ex- planations. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 Nov. Discussion, much of it repeat- ing earlier confusion, may de- lay most of the day's activity blessing in disguise. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. Advice is probably the last gift you want dumped on you now, but make the most of what you get. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 Jan. You have to supply, the energy to turn all the wheels this week, so reconcile yourself to the task and continue. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 Feb. Unfamiliar papers, cus- toms, people are apt to slow up your day. Be patient with your- self and others. PISCES (Feb. 19 March Promises are all too easy this Monday, particularly about un- received money. Wait at least until you get a chance io count HATED 60 TO THESE CAMP UP, THW65 ALONE AMP W HELP ME OUT, ME 60 WITH ME? A ALONE! SUMMER CAMP AMD MAKINfi NEU FRIENPS... TUMBlEWEEDS-By TOM K. RYAN Eyesore noted COALDALE (HNS) Some- thing should be done with the "unsightly" unused business buildings on main street here, says the economic development commission and town council. The commission conducted a survey in town and district re- cently. The initial finding was that the citizens were "appalled" at the appearance of the town's vacant businesses. Frog's croak Andy sends a complete 20- volume set of the World Booh Encyclopedia to Venus Mont- gomery, age 11, of San Fran- cisco, California, for her ques- tion: How does a frog croak? About 100 assorted frogs and toads enjoy life in North Ameri- ca. Each species croaks his own special note, though it takes an expert to distinguish them all. Most of us are con- tent to enjoy their songs blend- Finger cracking noise mystery cleared up LEEDS, England (AP) Every wonder what causes the noise when people crack their knuckles? Bubbles. Three doctors at Leeds Uni- versity reported here this sol- ution to a minor mystery of medicine. They said the audible snap- ping or cracking of finger joints is caused by the sud- den formation and collapse of gas bubbles in the joint spaces. Writing in the J971 edition of Annals of Rheumatic Dis- eases, the doctors said they took high-speed x-ray films while volunteers had their fingers slowly stretched in a machine. Out of 17 persons tested, they said, only five produced cracking noises. As their fin- gers bones gradually sepa- rated, a gas bubble formed to fill the cavity, and then burst audibly. GOREN ON BRIDGE BY CHARLES II. COHEN IS inn Br chlein Trittm Neither vulnerable. West deals. NORTH A .15. WQ98S4 0 J73 A103 WEST WAG32 OQ54 EAST OK2 SOUTH AKQ3 Sooth 1 NT 3 NT 0 A 10986 The bidding: West North East Pass Pass 1 A Pass 2 NT Pass Pass Pass Pass Opening lead: Eight of A Altho South concentrated his attentions on the wrong suit in attempting to develop June tricks, at three no trump lie nevertheless emerged triumphant when West failed to extend a heloing hand in developing his partner's spade suit. South overcalled E a s t 's third seat opening bid of one spade with one no trump for which he had the required sixteen points. When North extended an invitation to game, holding eight points, Soulh persisted to three no tramp despite his minimum hish card holding because he had two spade stoppers plus an establishable five card suit. West opened the eight of spades, the five was played from dummy and East covered with the nine, dis- lodging declarer's queen. Holding two stoppers In spades and three tricks in clubs, it appears that dia- monds offers the best pos- sibility for developing four additional tricks, but South chose to go after the heart suit, in the hope that he could put something over on the defense. Tbj ten of hearts was led at trick two and unwary West chose to follow suit with the three. East won the trick with the king and cleared the spades by playing the ace and another ten. South was in and he continued with the jack of hearts, which West ducked again as North overtook with the queen. Dummy led the nine of hearts. West finally played the ace and attempted to reach his partner in dia- monds, but South topped East's king with the ace and cashed out his winners. In all, he took three clubs, one diamond, three hearts and two spades. Had West put up the ace of hearts when the ten was led at trick he should would have been able to clear the spade suit while East retained the king of hearts as entry. The defense would have taken four spades and two hearts to administer a two trick defeat to South. Declarer could have as- sured the. success of his contract by going after the appears to be a better course since East [as the opening bidder] might have held both the ace and king of hearts. Dummy is entered at trick two with the ace of clubs and the jack of diamonds is led. Whether or not East covers with the- king, the defense is limited to one tiick in diamonds and South establishes Bur tricks for himself while he still retains second stopper in spades, ed together in their famous croaking choruses. The froggy glee clubs are scheduled to per- form on mild spring evenings, usually in quiet locations around marshy ponds or streams. Their assorted voices may sound like croaks to our ears. But to the frogs and toads they are sweet serenades. The pretty little spring peeper pipes his high notes very early in the spring. Later, other frogs frld different notes- Fin- ally the big fat bullfrog com- pletes the chorus with his deep bass notes that seem to come from way down in his boots. The peeper utters his shrill so- prano pe-ep four times, then pauses and repeals the sam song. Various tenors and ba tones swell the chorus and fro time to time the bullfrog ad his jug-o-rum note may loud enough to be heard half mile away. The notes may be differe but all of them are love song intended to enchant lady fro in the vicinity. And all fro create their serenading mus in the same way. Of all thing every frog performs his markable vocal activities wi his mouth closed. This is a solutely necessary to the oper tion. We vocalize by sending a over the vocal cords as breathe out and open mouths to send forth the sound The frog is not speechless wi his mouth closed because h pumps the same breath of a back and forth between h lungs and his croaking appara tus. Croaking calls for seriou concentration and maximum e fort. The frog squats in a com fortable position and usuall rears back on his haunches. H takes a breath, then closes hi mouth and nostrils. Normall the air passes down the esoph gus tube straight to the lungs But when he croaks it is side- tracked from the esophagu through a chamber called th pharynx. The door to the pha: ynx is tile larynx, where tw bands of elastic tissue form th vocal cords. As the air is pump TUESDAY, AUG. 3 ed back and forth, these elasti bands vibrate and add those certain sounds. The vibrating air is forced up into the mouti cavity, then forward to fill the vocal sac. There the froggy note is amplified to croaking proper lions. No doubt you have that the frog has loose skin sagging under his wide chin Actually this is his vocal sac When he croaks, the empty bag inflates like a balloon fit to buist- This resonant chambei amplifies the high, medium or low note that each type of frog creates with the vibrating cords in his voice box. He vigorously pumps a breath of air back and forth to create each series ol croaks. Then he pauses to breathe out and fill up again to repeat his serendade. Frogs hear more or less as we do. The male frog is too busy concentrating to chase after a lady friend, but she knows that his love song is meant to guide her to where he waits, doing his very best to attract her atten- tion. And if she happens to lie ready to deposit her eggs, she selects the most charming croaker and hops over in his direction.. Questions assert by children of Herald readers should be mailed to Ask Andy, P.O. Box 765, Huntlngton Beach, California (Copyright Chronicle Publishing Co. 1971) Your birthday today: The first half of the year is ex- pansionist with high expecta- tions. The second half in- cludes consolidation, reorgan- ization, putting equipment and working gear to extra uses, diversifying work to carry added lines. Today's natives present a pleasant surface until they meet re- sistance, then become quite candid in expressions of their disagreement. ARIES (March 21 April Partners, associates and com- petitors all lend toward en- tanglements; everybody with a different variety of difficulty. TAURUS (April 20 May Loved ones bring home some crisis. Wisdom and maturity are essential to constructive re- sults. Keep hying. GEMINI (May 21 June Amid the noise, the voice of truth and hard information may not be readily heard. Get ready for a surge of activity in the coming weekend. CANCER (June 21 July Being sociable takes nothing away from efforts in business and career. Relatively easy go- ing shouldn't lull you into cut- ing corners. LEO (July 23 4ng. Your own ideas are better than most. Just make sure all in- volved really understand where ju intend to go. VIRGO (Aug. 23 Sept. The less detail you can attend to today the better. Tomorrow, with adequate notes, you can pick up most of the pieces a little easier. LIBRA (Sept. 23 Oct. Personal affairs displace inter- est in career and its chores to- day. Pursue social contact dili- gently. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 Nov. Where you have something worked out, this is a good time to install new systems, origin- al plans, put new equipment into its first use. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. Put in your bid for ad- vancement, job change, proper credit. Enter competition in your chosen specialty. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 Jan. Come down off your horse and have some fun while you get ready for the upcom- ing financial rearrangements. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 Feb. Theory, wishful thinking about better systems and more effective management offer :ood for thought but mean- while, back in the present mo- ment, work must continue. PISCES (Feb. 19 March There's a good probability you can redistribute your finances, MUTE'S I LWTO MY" YAP TO BRIPBE (CATIONS GAPS! TO ISSUE FROM OUT MY YAWNIN6, MUTflP MAW, Ofl SQUMMY 9WAIL MY IN SYLLABLES WHO KIWS SLSPS vm WITHIN THIS iwrutp THROAT? ALAS, I I'LL ALWAYS THAT BREAT SILENT MINORITY. SCRIBBLE bCHlBBUE HEART OUT BLONDIE-By Chic Young DADDY- THERE'S A MOSQUITO IN MY ROOM.' BEETLE BAItEY-By Mort Walker II t ABNER-By Al Capp WHEN AWHAMBAM IS IM BLOSSOM, IT ROUSES RAG ING, RAMPAGING ROMANCE-- other resources today. Involve others in your group activities. More aldermen dea mulled at Edmonton EDMONTON (CP) City ouncil must consider an in- crease in the number of alder- men during its next term in of- ce. Mayor Ivor Dent said ere. He was commenting on May- r Rod Sykes' recent unsuccess- ul attempt to increase the umber of Calgary aldermen to 8 from 12. "I wouldn't want to just say uddenly 'yes, that's what we rant to but during the ext term of office, ttiis is omething city council has hi 3ok at." Mayor Dent rejected the idea full-time aldermen to rease the effectiveness of ouncil. He also could not ac- ept the cabinet system sug- ested by Aid. Jim Bateman, iuch would .employ four alder- en full-time. "The reason people want me aldermen is because they ant to or have Ilic feeling ey want to get into admin- ration." "My liclief is that council is board of directors. No cor- tation tries to make its di- clors into full-time adminis- itors." he said. -IM EVEUTHE. MEEKEST OF S. J -THEY'RE VOR'N LOOKS UNCOWTABLE. WEARING I NOSE- TAKE IT OFF GUARDS ARCHIE-By Bob Montana WELL, WHAT DO YOU DO FOP. A fAOSQOIT BfTE? I'LL PUT THE MOD ON THE MOSQUITO _ CI0GT t Hi AND LOIS-By Dik Browne SHE 6OT REAL SORE ABOUT IT. SHE MAKES MB REARRANGE THE FURNITURE WHEN I'M NOT PUTTINS ITS A FUNNV PLACE TO PUT 5, tPl V AN UMBRELLA STAND HOW DOM2U LIKE IT, HI A CUP SUNK RleHTJ fiA INTHEFLCOR. M -A WAS OUT SHORT RIBS-By Frank O'Neal TO RECOGNIZE CHINA 'STANBUL (Heiiter) Tnr- y will recognize China "at a cry early Foreign Min- ter Osman Olcay said here. R3Nf LET ME WEAR Of YOU O2YINS AFTER A JOB A6AIK OR YOU'RE ONION EIM6S ARH SDINS 1DCDSTMEMVJOB' BUGS BUNNY FOE SOSH SAKES HOW MAMV TIMES DID VA SEE ITT ;