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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 6, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 34 IETHBRIDGE HERALD Wednesday, June 6, 1973 Your horoscope By JEANE DIXON THURSDAY, JL'NE 7 Your birthday today Finds you on the way to more responsibility and a more ef- fective role in society. Your maturity deepens, enabling you to enjoy upcoming changes. Today's natives have become more practical recently, show visionary, poetic tendencies. ARIES (March 21 April Make sure most ot today's un- reasonable attitudes belong to Others then wait them out. TAURUS (April 20 Maj Your path thru todav 's clash- ing pressures can be challeng- ing. Rivalry inspires higher performances. GEMINI (May 21 June I Your attention is better cen- j tered on the home front. Temp- j tations arise to rush into un- 1 realistic arrangements CANCER (June 21 Jul> Distraction can lead jour ef- forts astray being stubbom helps or hinders, depending on your basic attitude. LEO (July 23 Aug. Take a moment to check pos- sessions, be sure eveiything is secure. An orderly schedule is i worth the effort. I LIBRA (Sept. 23 Oct. Peisonal evolvement comes to crisis today. You rise to the occasion with unusual insight, inspiration. SCORPIO (Ocl. 23 Nov. Move briskly to promote your- self and those you cherish. Com- petition can be helpful in pro- voking you to effective expres- sion. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dcc. Career advancement stalls for the time. Leave busi- ness concerns in business hours and places, seek a better home life. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 Jan. Where you can, let others start things, let them come to >ou. Not all are worth pur- suit. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 Feb. Travel if you must, but keep your attention on what you're doing and expect uneven results. PISCES (Feb. 19 March Whatever else happens, guard your temper: remember that youp.5 people are impulsive and machines do not care (1973. The Chicago Trbune) Make the best of what you have handy today. Long-range goals aren't senouslv impair- ed; be persistent, however, in j routine. I Fun Ask Andy Today in history The greatest military force ever assembled in his- tory launched the invasion of Europe 29 years ago to- the Nor- mandy landings. Allied ar- mies smashed their way onto the beaches as para- troopers secured a grip fur- ther inland. The Allies' foct- hold was assured by the second day of the inxasion, giving them the necessary purchase to begin fighting through Nazi-occupied Eu- rope to the eventual de- struction of the German ar- mies. h e Trans-Canada Pipeline bill passed by the House of Commons. United Stales agreed to double military aid to Tin-key. States naval forces won the battle off J. A. H. HUNTER 1 ''Wnat a exclaimed Susan looking down at the lit- tei of books on the floor. "There i must be around four hundred 1 the.e Mike turned with a thick tome in Ms hand. "Not that many, but putting them into sets is a he told her. "For all in eights I'm one short, and the same tor fives. But in sev- ens I m one How many books? (Answer tomorrow) Yesterday's answer: DATE was 1789. Blackout bulbs Andy sends a complete 20- volume set of the Merit Stu- dents Encyclopedia to Kevin McKay, age 10, of Belling- ham, Washington, for his question: Why do light bulbs burn out? This may be hard to believe, but the problem is caused by zillions of traffic collisions in a fantastically busy bottle neck. It is hard to believe because the whole thing is on a mina- ture scale that is much, much too small for human eyes to behold. The colliding speeders are electrons. Electricity, as we know, is created by minuscule electrons. Its energy is created by zil- lions of them marching along in step, faster than fast. Nor- mally, shells or rings of high speed electrons swarm around the central nucleus of the aver- age atom. A generator or a battery can shake numbers of them loose and send them rac- ing in step through an elec- trical wire circuit. The electrical wires in your I home are part of an unbroken wire circuit that runs to and from a generator. Here and there we install outlets where v.e can draw helpings ol the electrical energy carried along in the big power circuit. Household appliances are de- signed to use the energy of speeding electrons to work toasters, steam irons and such. The most useful outlets turn night into day with electric lights. We can switch them on and off many times, but no electric bulb lasts forever. Sooner or later it burns out and leaves us in the dark. This is because those speeding elec- trons finally destroy the deli- cate wire filament inside the bulb. The metal base is screw- ed into a socket outlet. When switch en a reading lamp, i PKAIST HEALTH CARE CINCINNATI, Ohio (AP) The president of the American Medical Association said Sun- day that health care in the j United States is "so superior in 1 quality" that any improvements i should come from individuals rather than the government, j Dr. Chai les Hoffman told a Um- jveisity of Cincinnati class of i riedical graduates that to argue j that the government should pick I up all the loose ends is "a fad.'' it connects to the electrical energy in the giant circuit. Streaming electrons zoom through the wires in the bulb. Two large prongs connect to the metal base and their tops are connected with a delicate coil of fine wire. There is room for the speeding electrons to travel through the prongs in comfort. But suddenly the traf- fic is forced helter skelter through the thin filament the top. This creates a bottl neck and a fantastic traffic jam. Billions of electrons bashj together and bounce apart, i These collisions create heat to make the filament white hot and glow with its bright electric light. But when metals get red hot, their atoms and molecules tend to separate and break apart. Some metals resist heat better than others. The fila- ment in most bulbs is heat re- sistant tungsten. But sooner or later the heat from colliding electrons breaks its atoms apart. Then the weary wire breaks and the electric circuit is broken. The light bulb is burned out and useless. s- It is hard to. imagine the speeds and numbers of minia- ture electrons in this fantastic traffic jam. To light an aver- age reading lamp, every sec- ond about three billion-billion electrons jog back and forth sixty times. In the crowded bottleneck, billions of them bash and bounce apart, creat- ing the heat that makes the filament glow. Oxygen would make the filament burn fast- er. So the wires are sealed in an airtight bulb to help the delicate wire to last as long as possible. Questions asKed by children of Herald readers should be mailed to Ask Andy, P.O. Box 765. HnntiEgton Beach, California 92648. (Copyright Chronicle Publishing Co. 1973' I'VE NEVER SEEN 5a> I THINK IU 60 OFF SOME TUMBliWEEDS-By Tom K. Ryan WHAT'S THAT THINS YOU GOT ON YOUR L-OTSA LUCK? A TAM tfSWHIHt I ADJIMRS OF APLOMB 50 BLONDIE-By Chic Young LAWRENCE E. LAMB, M. D. Some people can't digest all sugars COOKINS FOR HIM 'lji1 IS A'-WAYS A CHALLEMGE PAS WOOD VOU YOUR CHOICE THIS MORNING BEETLE BAILEY-By Mort Walker Vv'ATOT, SVZ I'VE OTTO TO USB STAPLER TMAT'5 ENPU NOW, ll'L ABNER-Ey Al Capp GOREN ON BRIDGE TRY CHARLES H. GOREN WFl, Tlu Chicago Trlbunt Both vulnerable. South deals. NORTH 4752 WKQ2 O AKJ6 AJ3 EAST 4 A10 6 3 494 S? 10 9 3 8 6 5 4 O 4 2 O 10 953 Q 10 9 4 7 6 5 SOUTH 4KQJS A J7 O QS7 The bidding: Stmth West North -East 1 NT Pass 6 NT Pass Pass Pass i Opening lead: Ten of