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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 5, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 20 _ THB IETHBRIDG6 HERALD Friday, June 5, 1970 Your Horoscope By JEANE DIXON SATURDAY. JU.NIS 6 Your birthday today: Ad- justment is tlie keyword for the coining year. Your pro- jects begin to produce re- sults. Communication with people in distant places is easier. Partnerslrip enter- prises take on more exciting goals. Today's natives often have some talent for predic- tion, but are too easily in- fluenced by their companions and smTOundings. ARIES (March 21 April Get started early to smooth out any differences among the peo- ple you care about. Home im- provement efforts go well. Flan simpler arrangements. TAURUS (April 20 May Any invitation that gets you into community activities should be considered favorably. You will meet tiie local people for the first time. GEMINI (May 21 June There are all sorts of mysteries to ferret out, at little expense. Good bargains can be obtained early in out-of-the-way places. Sentimental ventures are en- couraged. CANCER (June 21 July More freedom of action is available if you will simply do what is needed without fuss. Short trips promise immediate results. LEO (July 23 Aug. Business problems come closer to solution. You are better off in the long run if you will avoid public notice now. Attend the concerns of parents, older peo- ple. VIKtiO (Aug. 23 Sept. 22) Romance and friendly contact warm up to refresh you. New from distant places provide cheer. You can get help on a, most any project now. UIIIIA (Sept. 23 Oct. 22) Your cai'eer advances in rela tion to how well you do your homework now. Bring in a your chosen week-end assoc ates and get things rolling. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 Nov. 21) Lively new relationships ope for you. Plans made now hav ah excellent chance of success Avoid drifting along; strive fo a very definite goal. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec Try to catch up with th little things that you must d in your chosen career. Dea with the week-end chores first The later hours are fortunab for romance. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 Jan Aim for teamwork. Co-op eration achieved now will b< useful in future situations when will need more collabora lion. Pursue sentimental inter ests in the evening. AQUARIUS (J an. 20 Feb This might be called "showcase day" and you shoulc put your best ideas forward Your home is the right place b start. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) Your sense of beauty should prevail now over all obstacles Smooth out any misunder standing in romantic ties. Your luck runs brighter if you stay cheerful. 1970, Newsday, Inc. New Leader For NDP In B.C. To Be Sought CHILLIWACK, B.C. (CP) The New Democratic Party of British Columbia will be look- ing for new politics, a new leader and a fresh approach to organized labor when it meets this weekend for its annual con- vention. As many as 500 delegates are expected in this Fraser Valley community 60 miles east of Vancouver for their first full meeting since last summer's provincial election. The NDP has had time to treat its wound from last summer, when legislative strength was cut to 12 opposi- tion MLAs from 16 in the 55- Thatclier Unable To Attend West Liberal Meet REG1NA (CP) Premier Ross Thatcher today said he will be unable to attend a western Liberal conference set for the weekend in Edmonton. "My responsibilities are pro- vincial and I have exception- ally heavy commitments over the next few he said in a statement. Deputy Premier D. G. Steuart will lead a contingent of Sask- atchewan cabinet ministers, members of the legislature and other delegates. seat house. Now it will study their cause. The leadership question ap- pears to be the least of the problems facing delegates. No one has indicated the in- tention of opposing Dave Bar- rett, house leader since shortly after party leader Tom Berger was defeated at the polls lasl Aug. 27. And the party caucus last December endorsed Mr. Bar- rett, 39-year-old former socia! worker, for the leadership. The discussion of union affil- iation could be the dominating theme of the convention. Mr. Barrett himself has in- dicated a willingness to make the party less consciously ori- ented towards labor. "The NDP is not a labor he said in a recent in- terview. "This is a party rep- resenting the common interests of the common man." And party president John Laxton said this week: "There is some division of opinion in the party on the question of the value of affilia- tion The "division of opinion" has bttsn pronounced since the pro- vincial election. Some elements within the party and without have criti- cized organized labor for ap- parently failing to deliver the votes required even to main- tain NDP legislative strength, let alone increase it. THE PRICE WE WILL PAY FOR GAMBLING. What is the price of legalized gambling? A high one in terms of crime and corruption. This Saturday in Weekend Magazine, American crime investigator Ed Reid tells why casinos in Canada would have to open their doors to the Mafia. And when the back- Boris of a city rests on the underworld, there's trouble in many areas. Read what's likely to happen if gambling be- cams legal hero and decide if it's worth it. Sure you can stop gambling when you've used up your fun money. That's what Weekend Magazine's James Quig thought too until he was hooked by the gambling fever of "fabu- lous" Las Vegas. Quig went there to sample the sort of life Canadians could expect if gambling became legal here. While the gambling industry thrives and so do its side-kick services, tha community as a whole and many ordinary people are much worse off. Read what could happen to the averags man If casinos open here. IN YOUR LETHBRIDGE HERALD WEEKEND MAGAZINE NOTICE TO USERS OF CITY GARBAGE DISPOSAL SERVICE The two-week strike against the City which ended May 24 caused a disruption in the Cily's normal garbage pick-up service. Users of the service will receive adjustments on their next regular rwo-monfh utilities bill. Instead of being charged for two months of garbage collection they will be billed for months of service. Residential users will be charged instead of the normal S2 and commercial establishments will receive similar T. I. FERGUSON, City Manager. THE DOCTOR'S MAILBAQ J Low Blood Pressure i Can Be Cause Of Slrokc By WAYNE G. BRANDSTADT, M.D. Written for Ncwspiqicr Enterprises Assn. Q I hnil n slight stroke four months ago. What can 1 do to prevent another one? A Prevention depends on the early recognition and treat- ment of such predisposing causes as high blood pressure, a high blood cholestrol level, gout, diabetes, excessive smok- ing, obesity and chronic ner- vous tension. Anticoagulants may be given if the stroke is due to clotting in one of tile arteries of the brain. Q Is it possible for n per- son with a low blood pressure to have a stroke? A Yes. High blood pres- sure is only one oi the predis- posing causes. Q I am a housewife. 87. 1 nave low blood pressure and hardening of the arteries. Twice last week I started to talk but Anti-Pollution Group Starts Investigation EDMONTON (CP) A gov- ernment decision to allow ex- ploratory drilling in Cypress in southern Alberta is be- ing investigated by an Edmon- on-based anti-pollution group, it was announced today. Save Tomorrow Opposs Pol- lution said in a statement all Alberans should demand that their MLA protest the move. The government announced !ast week that Canada Mon- tana Gas Co. which has explor- atory rights to acres of the park, would be allowed to drill there. The irm had been told May 13 it vould not be able to begin drill- ing as scheduled June 6 after he Fish and Game Associa- on said the provincial govern- ment was attempting a "sneaky deal" in the park. The Canada Montana sits is ess than a mile from the head- ivaters of Battle Creek, de- cribed by naturalists as one of the few good trout streams re- maining in the park. Natural- sts also say the park is unique lecause it was the only part of the province to escape the scouring glaciers of the last ice age. my tongue felt tliick and I couldn't control my speech. Could a stroke have been the cause? A This cciild have been due to a very mild stroke, but other conditions involving the speech centre in the brain should be ruled out. Q Would n stroke cause gout or gouty arthritis? A No. It's the other way around. Q How can I find out whe- ther I have a pheochromocyto- ma? Is it dangerous? Can it be cured? A This is a type of adrenal tumor. A test for certain chem- icals (catccholamines) in the urine is the most reliable diag- nostic test. Sometimes an in- jection of histamine is given be- fore the urine test is made. The disease is serious in that it is characterized by sudden spells of dangerously high blood pres- sure (250 150 or Prompt removal of the tumor is the only cure. Q Do dogs or cats carry roundworas? What is the best treatment and how can I pre- vent a recurrence? A Roundworms are net carried by animals. The eggs of this intest i n a 1 parasite may contaminate the fingers or fresh vegetables and lead to in- festation. Piperazine, an old standby, is still the drug of choice. Thiabendazole, a newer drug, is also very effective. Both are prescription drugs. Re- currence is prevented by wash- ing all fresh vegetables t h o r- oughly if. they are to be eaten raw and washing your hands before each meal or snack. 6 What is Soma used for? Is it habit-forming. A This is a muscle relax- ant. It is not habit forming but regular use is not advis- able. (Newspaper Enterprise Assn.) WCANaVECIIl'CK HIS S1.0VE NOW, MIDDLE-CLASS ANIMALS By Hugh Laidmnn IMMUNE TO INJURY Japanese pedestrians are stip- xjsedly made immune to injury iy holding aloft small yellow flags supplied at street corners. Ml-.ITS IK END CF TH: WHK, OD BUXTi: Chic Young rVE THOUGHT ABOUT THE ARGUMENT WE HAD LASf N1SHTANO I AOMiT I WAS WEOWS BEETLE Mort Walker OH, TEU. HIM I'M Coal Output Up OTTAWA (CP) Coal pro- duction rose to tons in April from in April last year, the Dominion Bureau oi Statistics reported today. Pro- duction in the first four months of 1970 totalled tons compared with in the same months last year. Janu- ly April Maritime production declined this year to tons TCfm, last year. Output in the Western provinces rose to tons from GOREN ON BRIDGE BY CHARLES H. GOREN te 1770: br Tr.i Chicago Tribaiel East-West vulnerable. South deals, NORTH 4Q654 <743 OJ9S A 10 9 7 WEST EAST AAJ1037 VQJ8 OKT4 O8632 SOUTH OAQU Tha bidding: Sonth West North East 1