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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 3, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 28 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD Wednesday, Juno 3, 1970- Your Horoscope By JEANE DIXON JUXK I Your bMlulny today: An activi1. sometimes confusing year of movement c h a n g c, new arrangements opens now. Many choices will have to be made all through the year. In coping with the competition, it is essential to hold your inner serenity. Today's na- tives show strong inter- est in remote objects, ideas, or highly specialized scientific issues. ARIES (March 21 April This is a day of fresh interest, perhaps impatience, which you must contain. People co-operate if your approach is sens i b 1 e. Quit early fur extra rest. TAURUS (April 20 May Pay more attention to what people do than what they say. Chance encounters offer odd turns of good fortune. Gambles tend to extremes in deception. GEMINI (May 21 June Creative work offers some channel for expression and a link to potentially signific ant connections. Family affairs are subject to temporary confusion. CANCER (June 21 July Display more than your usual tact. Domestic matters suffer from some undue divulgence. The evening brings the realiza- tion of a past shortcoming. LEO (July 23 Aug. It is important to follow your own judgment rather than that of your associates. Any activity re- lating to money becomes quite complicated. VIRGO (Aug. 23 Sept. If your work gees unnoticed, think about changing your proach or redirecting your ef- forts. Progress in your career is generally quit e favorable LIBRA (Sept. 23 Oct. Useful information comes from all sides, unexpectedly. A more expansive mocd prevails just be careful not to neglect some of the people. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 Nov. Your serious studies yield an extra advantage. Informal i o n needed on your work may be difficult to locate. Learn to look and listen despite distractions. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dcc. The necessity now is to get co-operation. Improve your tim- ing. Things are possible early today, for example, that simply cannot be reached later. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 Jan. People have all sorts of in- teresting suggest ions which bear hearing. New arrivals of- fer drastic comment out of un- familiarity or insecurity. Pro- ceed on an even keel. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 Feb. Your money sprouts wings at slightest invitation. It's almost worth skipping social contacts to avoid getting in- volved in expensive pastimes. PISCES (Feb. 19 March You may differ with your mate or neighbors, but there is a good chance of greatly improving the quality of your home situation. Remain serene while working at it 1970, Newsday Inc. THE DOCTOR'S MAILBAG Heed Safety Precautions Using Electrical Tools By WAYNE G. BHANDSTADT. M.D. Written for Enterprises Assn. Along with the many modern uses of electricity in your back yard ami the blessings they be- slow come a few hazards. The National Safety Council has some suggestions for avoiding them: Don't build a treehouse within reach of utility lines. Don't use your electric hedge trimmer near a lawn sprinkler or in the rain. Never stand in water or wet grass when using any elec- trical tool and, if a tool falls into water, unplug it before pulling it out. Don't plug marc than one high-voltage tool into a single outlet. careful not to cut the electric cord when using an electric mower and don't splice cut cord replace it. The cord should be a bright color that contrasts with its back- ground. Don't put your television antenna near a power line. Keep electric cords away from your charcoal grill as it could melt the insulation. Be sure all extension cords are in good condition. Don't use radios (except transistor television or electric record player in a wet area, especially at pool side. Don't string an electric cord over water. Be sure cords to trailer are heavy duty type and properly placed, attached and grounded. Q I have had three nerve blocks for scalenus anticus syn- drome. I taking a muscle relaxant but neither treatment has helped me. What causes this disease and what treatment do you recommend? A In this syndrome, the scalenus anticus muscle presses on the nerves of the brachial plexus and causes pain, tingling or numbness in the shoulder and aim over the head usually aggravates the symptoms. When muscle relaxants and nerve blocking do not give re- lief, it may be necessary to cut the offending muscle. 0 What is the cause ami treatment of retroperitcneal fibrosis? A This is a fibrous mass in back of the rear wall of the abdomen and pelvis. The cause is unknown. No treatment is needed unless the mass ob- structs the ureters leading from the kidneys to the blad- der. The treatment includes an operation to free the ureters, deep x-rays to shrink the fibrous mass and hydrocorti- sone to relieve inflammation. NEVER EXISTED Irish tradition has it that St. Patrick drove out the island's snakes in tha fifth century, but scientists have no evidence the creatures ever existed Using More Direct Approach Thau U.S. Canada Attacking Inflation Problem PEPPERMINT (ArjVi5 "itW'RE KIPRNSi NP, I'M WINS. IT BECAUSE I WANT TO CO IT WHAT ARE KINP OF MIDDLE-CLASS ANIMALS By Hugh Laldman SUB71E COCTiATION, AN ALMOST UNBELIEVABLE J TURNCFSPEED, AND...A FUNNY LTfTlE DOOHCKEY TWT HANGS OWN HERE I THERE ARE THN9S WE DOS NOT QUESTION. CNE LEADS THE FINDS CNE NEEDS THKT...... MORE TOM WnHNSINTHEWORlDI! J WOULD 'lOU VrHERE H COUIO SEND AW FOR ONE? Chic Young BUMSTEAD, M3U M ANYTHING ABOUT A RAISE, ILL FIRE YOU: BEETLE Mort Walker By JOHN more than five per cent AP Business an annual basis; in the NEW YORK (AP) Canada, too, is having its problems States, 4.8 per cent in April and rising swiftly. inflation, which suggests PICKING UP the persistence of this malady in the United States output: In Canada, may not be solely the result of an improper approach to the at a slow pace bu showing signs of perking up; in the United States, at a standstil Canada, however, is even falling back some. the problem a bit more Canada's is in sur- Unlike the United States, meaning that the govern- the defeat of inflation is is restricting economic ac- pected to be a natural result The U.S. budget also an economic slowdown, for a surplus, but man; is considering direct credit are arising about the of this in either the Moreover, the Canadian year of 1970 or 1971. ffnment already has the biggest differ- a program of voluntary is in the interpretation o straints on prices and Many economists that has met with some the U.S. is in the midst during the last few months, a mild recession, based on though the exact amount in production. Canada's be is still expanding. Here is a comparison of two economies are suffer- sults in the battle against from such similar problems, that the approach to Consumer price increases: future in one country ma; Canada, nearly five per cent; lessons for the other. the United States close to Canada, the government is per measures Unemployment: In restrain the economy GOREN ON By CHARLES H. the queen o! clubs thru (e inn n TM ctiou iitum Neither vulnerable. for a ruffing finesse. West covere4 with the king dummy trumped with the of hearts. The six of AA92 VQI0652 was led to the jack so that declarer might discard remaining 'spado on jack of clubs. "EST ruffed out the six of 4103 and obligingly con- v 4 3 9 6AQJ8 two diamond tricks to 'the opposition, inasmuch as his only other loser on the was the ace of clubs. A KG 4 C9 A V T fi had nothing to gain by V A iVd B A 1 up the ace of clubs V 0 A 0 dummy's singleton was His fear that declarer iTle bidding: North East South have the king was not well founded, for even if Pass did hold that card, he 4 V Pass Pass Pass Opening Jead: Ten of A South made effective use be able to use it subsequently for the discard of North's losing spade. In the "psychology of fear" to enlist his opponent's cooperation in salvaging his words, playing the ace of clubs cannot gain since, at best, it will merely trada heart for trick. West opened the ten East ducks the club, spades and the ace jack will lose to played from dummy. king, A shift to the ten were drawn by the ace and queen of hearts and then diamonds at this point nets two fast tricks for the deuce of clubs was led to complete their dummy. East put up the East can then drive cut and continued with the king of spades and, sit of patiently to score tha South played the kins trick in that suit. even more. Higher taxes are an outside possibility for later this year if prices and wages con- tinue to rise. That possibility becomes less remote when the wage situation is reviewed. New wage con- tracts have averaged nine per cent higher this year, threaten- ing to put inflationary pressures beneath prices. Contract nego- tiations involve twice as many workers this year as last. The biggest difference be- tween the U.S. and Canadian approaches is in the attitude to- ward credit. The government of Prime Minister Trudeau has proposed consumer credit con- trols and legislation is planned for June. In the U.S., the Nixon admin- istration has carefully avoidef the subject of credit restraints or voluntary limitations on prices and wages. It hopes in stead to reduce inflation through a restrictive Federa Reserve policy, by limitations on government spending and by taxation. The Nixon policy has slowei economic expansion, but tht slowdown has produced little ef feet on rising retail prices. With the economy facing enor- mous pressures for addiUona spending, and with consumers said to be ready to spend again, some economists speculate thai it may not be long before the Nixon administration reaches some of the same conclusions as the Trudeau government. Child Murderer Sentenced After Tot Provides Lead LOS ANGELES (AP) Last Oct. 25 a highway patrolman spotted a small, blonde clinging to fee fence dividing a Freeway in the San Joaquin Val- ley north of Los Angeles. As cars whizzed by, officer Thomas Cravens had to uncur] rer fingers from the fence. The girl was shivering, her feet wet. M she didn't cry. And when Cravens brought her into his warm car, she said she didn't ivant to get his seat dirty. The tot told him, Cravens said, that her parents let har out and told her to she waited, and waited, through long chill night. She said she chased the tail lights of her dad- dy's car as it drove off, then fell and hurt herself. Her name, she said, was Smith. And so she remained ntil a wonian baby sitter saw ier on television and identified tier as Jody Lansdown, 5, daughter of a couple living in uburban Bell Gardens. With the identification began i chain of events that led Fri- lay to a formal sentence of leath for Ronald Fouquet, 32, maintenance mechanic and ommon-Iaw husband of Jody's mother, Betty Lansdown, 26. The investigation that began the arrest of the two led i r s t to child abandonment harges, then to a mystery over nother missing youngster. Be- ides Jody there was Timothy, and Dina, 4. But where was cffcry, last seen in I960? The Fouqucts wouldn't say. Then the mother was offered 1. Take 2, AspiHn Tablets 2. Sit down lor a few minutes 3. Close your eyes and rest ASPIRIN HELPS YOU FEEL fiETttR IN MINUTES! ASPIRIN 'lifj FAST Killfr HEADACHES COLDS Aspirin is tho Registered Trado Mark of Tho Bayer Company, Limited, Aurora, Ontario immunity. She told authorities Fouquet had beaten, whipped, kicked and stamped the five- year-old boy to death, and she led them to a child's skeleton at the foot of a mountain slope where she said her husband dumped the body. Her story: The boy had dropped a shoe outside a win- dow. Fouquet had forbidden ei- ther mother or son to go out- side. When he got home, it was gone. For three weeks lie often beat the boy, not feeding him at times, forcing him to stand ir. a corner or crawl until his knees were raw. On the day the boy died, she said, "he had so many bruises all over his hands, face, legs, She added: "Ronnie said, 'Well, if he should kick the bucket while I'm gone, don't you panic and run out and tell anybody. If you do I might as well be convicted of five murders as one." She repeated her story in court, testifying that before Jeff died he said: "Daddy, I don't want to live any more." She said Fouquet replied: "Why don't you just The boy re- ilied, "All right, I she said. Fouquet testified that he didn't harm the boy and he might have died of influenza, ie said he didn't report the "because I got a police record a mile long." The wife said she didn't re- port it out of fear. Fouquet was convicted o! irst-degree murder. In court for sentencing, he made a final try at saving him- self, saying he was convicted on perjured testimony. Jeffrey, he said, may have poisoned him- self with chemicals. The couple's children are being cared for by others. The mother still faces charges in the abandonment of Jody. Ll'L ABNER-By Al Capp J ffsrf- TELL HIK HE Bob Montana NATURALLY. WITH IT WHAT DO YOU CHANGING MEAN, YOU'RE 1OUT.AND "PERFECTLY THE WINDOW THERE'S A COAT ON YOUR TONGUE.' I SAID COUGH.' DO YOU KNOW HOW TO COUSH HI AND LOIS-By DiV Browne SMALL COPIES MOSCOW (AP) Tass re- ported from Kiev that Ukrain- ian artists have opened an exhi- bition of miniature handicrafts that can be seen only through a microscope. Among the articles are 60 golden objects placed on a poppy seed, a chess table -with pieces of ivory and gold that fits into a cherry pit, and a working electric motor smaller than a pinhead. OH, BROTHER, THAT'S A THINK YOU'LL BO TO HEAVEN, DITTO? SHOKT KIBS-By Frank O'Neal FOR BclN' fcUV IN I'M LATE FOR I vv HIYA, SYLVESTER! WHAT'S UP? SORRY, GUVNOR, NO TIME FOR CHITCHAT! THAT LAZV FELINE WITH A JOB 7 THIS THIS IS A GOOD SPOT DURINS THE NOON RUSH HOUR! ;