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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 1, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 26-THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Saturday, Junt 1, 1974 Ask Andy Andy sends a complete 20- volume set of the Merit Students Encyclopedia to Erica Szabo, age 11, of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, for her question: What is an angwantibo? Some say that his odd name was borrowed from a West African word for pussycat. In any case, the angwantibo has other oddities besides his name. Though he is a monkey- type animal, he has no tail worth mentioning. His feet grip somewhat like a parrot's. In general, he is a charming little ball of fur, very, very rare and quite mysterious in his ways. The angwantibo is at home among the tall trees of Africa, in a small area between the Congo and Niger Rivers. But until the 1860s, almost nobody knew he was there. He was not noticed again until -the 1930s and at last, in 1948, an angwantibo was captured and shipped to the London Zoo. Nowadays, a few of his relatives live pampered lives in several of the world's great zoos. He is classed among the sophisticated order of Primate animals, along with man, the monkeys, the lemurs and the great apes. He belongs in the loris family of furry mammals, which also includes the charming bush babies. If he lived in Flashback By THE CANADIAN PRESS June 1, 1974 Although no particular naval skill was demonstrated, the sea battle fought between Britain and France 180 years ago today in 1794 was thereafter called the Glorious First of June by the victorious British. It was the first time a big French fleet had challenged control of the English Channel in the Napoleonic wars and a stiff fight was put up off the Cape of Ushant. The French lost seven ships and 3.000 men and were driven back to Brest, also losing a convoy, of grain from the United States. 1876 Royal Military- College opened at Kingston. Ont.. with a class of 18 students. 1909 Governor-Genera! Earl Grey donated a challenge cup for Canadian football to the Big Four Union, on condition that any amateur league in Canada could challenge for it. 1916 Prohibition became effective in Manitoba. 1959 The Lebanese constitution, modelled on that of the U.S.. was signed by- President Habib Bourguiba. 1962 Adolf Eichmann was hanged at Tel Aviv. Mcid2rtssc2r, hsd monkey- type hands and a monkey-type tail, he would pass for one of the lemurs. He looks a lot like a thickly- furred pussycat with a rather foxy nose. His rounded ears are furless and his big hazy eyes tell us that the angwantibo has the sort of vision that sees best after sunset. You would not notice the bit of stubby tail concealed in fur, but you would notice his extra large thumbs and big toes. These odd hands and feet make it possible for the angwantibo to hold onto the boughs with an unshakeable grip. All his life is spent in the jungle trees. During the day he squats on a bough, gripping with his hands and feet bunched together, or he may sleep hanging upside down. As a rule, he is busy at dawn and dusk searching for fruits and caterpillars. Though the angwantibo is related to the rather lazy lorises, he is a frisky little fellow and quite an acrobat. When he wants to go back along a bough, he turns a sort of somersault without letting go. When provided with a very special home in a zoo, the angwantibo adjusts quite happily to captivity. But nobody knows a great deal about how he lives in his native home. After all, few people manage to penetrate his African jungles and when they do, they are not likely to see him. He can be spotted, if at all. only high in shadowy boughs in the dim light of dawn and dusk. Besides which, the angwantibo happens to be one of the rarest of all animals. By observing the little stranger in captivity, we know that the female bears one baby at a time. The little angwantibo is only one and a half inches long. He is almost furless and for the first day his eyes are shut tight. In a few weeks, he has his thick fur coat and his bright eyes are big and round. He goes where his mother goes, at first clinging to the fur of her tummy. Later he becomes bold enough to ride clinging to her back. Questions by chil- dren of mailed to Ask Andy, P.O. Box. 765, Huntington Beach, California 92648. (Copyright Chronicle Publishing Co. 1973) STEAM AUTO IMPROVED WASHINGTON (AP) -The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said Friday an autosn.obile powered by a steaiT engine has succeeded, for the first time, in meeting the United States anti- pollution standards. But the Goran on Bridge BY CHARLES H. GOREN 'c- Tkt Ckiuw WEEKLY BRIDGE QUIZ Q. vulnerable, as South you hold: vJ The bidding has proceeded: West North East South I 2 DWe. What action do you take? Q. vulnerable, as South you hold: 4k95 vX7 AKQIO AQJ1054 The bidding has proceeded: North East South West 1 Pass 2 Pass 2 A Pass 3 0 Pass J Pass What do you bid now? Q. 3 East-West vulner- able, as South you hold: .KQJ543 The bidding has proceeded: North East South West 1 O Pass 1 v 14 Dbte. Pass What da you bid now? Q. South, vulnerable, you hold: AK52 0984 The bidding has proceeded: North East Sooth West 1 0 Pass 1 Past Your horoscope By Jeane Dixon 1 Pass What do you bid now? Q. 5 Neither vulnerable, as South you hold: AAQ105 0A 82 The bidding has proceeded: South West North East 1 4 Pass 1 NT Pass What do you rebid? Q. South, vulnerable, you hold: 4KQ76S v982 O64 The bidding has proceeded: North East South 1 NT Pass whpt HO ynij respond? Q- South, vulnerable, you hold: OQJ1076 The bidding has proceeded: South West North East 1 NT Pass 2 Pass 2 0 Pass 2 A Pass 7 What do you bid now? Q. vulnerable, as South you hold: A107C43 7KQ What is your opening bid? (Look answers Monday' SUNDAY, JUNE 2 Your birthday today: Self- confidence rises as you see first one exploit then another come to successful conclusion. Contacts with fellow workers firm into dependable relationships. Your spiritual growth should not be left to chance external stimuli make meditation a daily habit. Today's natives are original thinkers, restless, interested in narrow personal specialties. ARIES (March 21-April Your service to the institutions of our society begins with places of worship, may extend to many others this Sunday. Do your best! There's many a personal touch needed. TAURUS (April 20-May Make this a lighthearted Sunday. Catch up on friendly exchanges, social gatherings, family living. An idea for improving your position is worthy of study and serious follow-up. GEMINI (May 21-June It would be nice to take a vacation from career concerns, but you most likely have so many details to settle it's difficult. Take at least some time out for social amenities, meditation. CANCER (June 21-July Seek diversion, something beyond your usual circle of thought. Social contacts include somebody who can be important later. A family reunion is one good use of the day. LEO (July 23-Aug. Take a tour of your base of operations, see your property and possessions for what they are: plan changes. Family discussions get down to fundamentals. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. Be up and about early with your normal contribution to your community's regular weekend customs. Bring your mate along, making visits you both want to make. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. If you must work while others take this as a day of rest, buckle down and do a complete and thorough job of it. Finances, in any case, promise to improve shortly. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. Make your appearance in good form. Once through the amenities of the morning, make the rounds of your neighborhood, check up on younger people. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22- Dec. You're in your element this Sunday, welcome everywhere as you fulfill regular social obligations. Gather groups for future action. Family rearrangements are plausible. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. Follow a conservative course today with no particular pressure or haste. Brief travels, visits turn out well. An idea for further earnings may come up. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. Being moderate isn't as simple as it sounds. This Sunday is a great time to try. You need extra rest, relaxation, mild recreation for freshening up. PISCES (Feb. 19-March Put aside the work week and make today a personal mini-vacation, at least in spirit. Wherever you get a moment of solitude, use it for self-improvement. MONDAY, JUNE 3 Your birthday today: Opens a normal year in which much experience is gained with no more difficulty than is to be expected. The temptation is to let good enough suffice, trusting that the same ease of achievement will continue indefinitely. There is a big premium on initiative extra drive. Today's natives seek constant movement, either symbolic or actual travel. ARIES (March 21-April Tidy up your home and work place, plan for contingencies while you have the time and space for thought. Keep in touch with those who have the details you need to know about. TAURUS (April 20-May Cooperation is free and easy for reasonable projects, moderate goals. Late hours find you paying the piper for some recent indiscretion or error. GEMINI Being prompt and alert for opportunity is part of your success getting the job done well is the rest of it. Finish whatever can be concluded today. CANCER (June 21-July By day's end you encounter a passing chance for a decision, likely have to make it without adequate information. Even trivial choices involve fundamental changes of direction. LEO (July 23-Aug. Be deliberate, think what you really want, but move quietly now to get it. There is no minute to waste on trivial amenities or on pastimes, much as it may seem that way. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. You're at cross purposes with friends but nonetheless better off by speaking up for what you think is most needed. Start nothing new, concentrate on completing pending tasks. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. It may seem to you that nothing is going smoothly. Stay on the job. attend those items that are within reach if you can't get at the main problem. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. Do all you can to translate recent physical changes into cash, materials for future use, improved facilities. Defer any- actual outlays for the time being; avoid pointless travel. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 Dec. Come out in the open, declare your intentions this afternoon. Your friends are headed in the same direction, you can gather a good group for social action. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. Business hours are spent in rolling readjustments, troubleshooting, with things falling into place quite late in the day. Use the evening to finalize, offer corrections. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. Resist the urge to stir things up. There's already enough going on to provide a circus and sideshow. For later hours find or give a party, see a good show. PISCES (Feb. 19-March It's a day of subtle revelation you notice details which had previously escaped attention. Revisions of plans are acceptable on all sides. Find time to help young people. 1974, The Chicago Tribune Oddities in the news REG1NA (CP) Judy LaMarsh says she is no lady so don't call her one. The former federal cabinet minister toiu the Saskatche- wan Registered Nurses Asso- ciation that she gets angry about washroom doors with saying ladies when the doors to companion wash- rooms say men. "I think 'where's the one for My mother was a lady, but I don't think I'm one. "I do all sorts of things ladies aren't supposed to d" I curse and swear." She said the term for the fe- male of the species is women, not ladies or girls. She calls the latter term a "paldown." "I'll be 50 al Christmas and I'm not a girl." in MAMMY WHIRLED'ROUND THREE TIMES, SPEAK1N' USJSPE WORDS HER GRANNV TEACHEO HER- HER AH SECSTH" ISTURNIW' JWSlDC. OUT- l> IT'S -7 SHAVIN' A COMETH NOW HEPATITIS... ALL WD'LL l< A CELLULiTiS INFECTION.. A PENICILLIN SHOT UIOULP TAKE CARE OF THAT... JUST HOPE THEf KNOW MOU) TO STERILIZE THEIR EGJDIPM6MT... ThcKrs A sicx UP THE STREET WHEffi THEY'LL SHORT MBS HI JOAN, NAVE M9U MEARD THE NEWS ABOUT ANN FARNSWORTH WES SHE- 'JOAN, JOAN.. BEEN CUT Off HI AND LOIS I DIPN'T THINK I'D HAVE TO MAKE A RESERVATION IN MY OWN HOME FOR LUNCH I HAP TO MAKE A Y CALL IN TME NEIGHBOR- I HOOD, 50 I THOU6HT ID x inwuoni IN FOR BUGS BUNNY HAV1N ANY LUCK PETUNIA, WITH GUITAR, FRANKLY, SHE DOESN'T PAY MUCH ATTENTION TO YER TKOuet-E IS YER DOWN TOO GOTTA UP THERE WHERE YA C'N LOOK HER- IN TH' __. BLONtME x' THE SET WENT OUT IN THE LAST ROUND OF THE PLEASE, PLEASE, OR I WON'T" KNOW WHO WON' T- YOU 1C 'H- i-iGH. 3UT I -liVX L SET :S I TO LOSE BY A XMCCXOUT i WCHE JU6HEAD L TH1NKS THE I LOVE THE "FREEBOARD LINES OF ALL DADDY'S THE SO COAAFORTABLE AND CAN WITI! PLENTY EAl OF MR. LODGE, HOW I COME YOU NEVER V LEAVE THE AAOORIMG V.__ _j_ ANVAAORE o W ARCHIE, MY BOY.... n WITH THIS YACHT, I IT TAKES TOO MUCH GAS... II HAGAR THE HORRIBLE VMAT BALTIMORE (AP) A job for an "expletive deleter" was offered in a classified ad in Wednesday editions of the Baltimore Sun papers. "Sensitive position pre- paring official documents for publication." the advertise- ment said. "Extensive vocab- ulary required: retired drill instructor preferred. High pay and good benefits, including executive clemency." The ad listed the telephone number 'of the White House, where a telephone operator, questioned about it, said: "We're aware of it. We've had a number of calls." Bui a White House press of- fice employee the first I've heard of it" WrUT PIP I CALL EETIE BAIUY ARE EARNED 8V 6OOD WORK ABOUND HERE CAN MAVE A 1UMUEWEE0S 50 SHE TUKNEF POWN YOUR MARRIAGE PROTO5AL A6A1N, EH, IJZAKP? TURTLE BETWEEN US ETURUE TRIANGLE A TDKUF. WHAT i WTEP AN' NAME 37 ;