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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 12, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta IHt IHHBRIDGI HERALD Monday, 12, YOUR HOROSCOPE By JEANE DIXON TUESDAY, JUNK 13 Your Birthday Today: Suc- cessful adjustment comes naturally this year. Your tal- ents for persuasion, selling and related skills improve. The temptation Is toward material advantage without enough concern for adequate health care. Today's natives include successful inventors, shrewd guess experts, and a few who merely liope that casual estimates are good enough. ARIES (March 21-April Things go so well you may for- find you've hurt someone. Carelessness never pays, and Is very likely hazardous now. TAUHUS (April 20-May That second thought saves the day; wait for it. It is difficult to listen while putting forth any dramatic expression of your own. GEMINI (May 21 June Close associates bring up o simple idea worthy of checking out. Continued skepticism on attractive financial offers is recommended. CANCER (June 21 July Your opinion Is a catalyst, may set off turbulence, you weren't asked what you thought at the outset. LEO (July 23 Aug. Clearing away neglected odds and ends turns up an idea for more creative activity. There's easy money for those who know how to see the opening. V1HGO (Aug. 23 In noticing what seems to be officious behavior, remember that you are trying to get some- thing done, you are demanding. LIBRA (Sept. 23 Oct. Reflecting on what you've ac- complished lately is half your fortune; thinking clearly of what you are about is the rest of it. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 Nov. The more impatient you are, the less likely to achieve inv mediate success. Travel, any- tiling mechanical needs special j care and safely measures. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dcc. Differences in money and j Are flies needed? Andy sends a complete 20- volume set of the Merit Stu- dents Encyclopedia to Kalh- ryn Hanley, age 9, of San Francisco, California, for her question: Are flics needed In (lie balance of nature? Naturally we detest the pesky flies that ruin our summer days and evenings outdoors. They in- fest our trash cans and we have to screen doors and windows to keep them out of our homes. But suppose we wiped out all the zillions of flics in the whole world. The frogs who eat fly meat would starve, so would many toads, lizards and other small creatures. We also would lose the pretty kinglets and many songbirds that feed on flies. And this is only part of the sad story. Balancing is a tricky thing, even in small items, It !s hard to balance on one foot and harder to balance two weights on a see-saw. But the balance of nature is the trickiest thing in the whole world, ft is so com- plicated that nobody really un- derstands how the billions ol things all fit together. It seems that large and small living things need each other to keep going. Certainly the busy flies are needed in this complicated balance of nature. Nothing much is upset when we swat one pesky fly. Bu there are hundreds of differen flies and zillions of each type Altogether they weigh millions of tons. This is not counting the fly eggs and young fly mag gots. Most flies never live long enough to buzz around i the air. They become food ti feed countless animals. As the young fly maggots grow, the; help to dccff the garbage, so that tiny mites and bacteri materials show up more drama- Ucally than they deserve, and you have to find some good reasons. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 Jan. Early hours are tense, mel- low later ill the day in accor- dance with your tactics in deal- ing with somebody who wants to fight for the sake of it. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 Feb. Co-operation now depends almost completely on how clearly you explain what you want. Avoid any detailed com- ment on why you ask. PISCES (Feb. 19 March li you can afford the costs, make decisions involving minor investments, spending for home. Just be sure before you splurge. [THAT REP HAIRED last.CHUCKALUAY5 TALtSAWUTI5IN J3URCAMP? SHE5AID5NE, TO 60 70 I WANT TO HAVE SCHOOL WITH TALK HIM THOSE TWO 6IKL5 IWiMTWERe..THEY CALKINS ARflWP THE LAKE. THEY WERE CQUINS TUMBLEWEEDS-By Tom K. Ryan an change it into rich soil to eed the plants. If we wiped out all the flies, many frogs and toads, bats and lira's would go hungry. Many nakcs, raccoons and birds vould starve because they feed m small animals that eat flies. Some fish would go hungry and so would many larger animals hat feed on fish. In fact, if here were no flies in the world, most of the wild animals would suffer E food shortage and many would starve to death. And this is not the worst of t. Those grubby maggots that breed in our trash are needed o renew the soil with chemical jlant foods. We need the green )lant world to provide our fresh )reathable oxygen. We also need its vegetables, fruits and salads. The plant world also ecds tlie farm animals that give us meat and dairy prod- ucts. Every year, zillions of Flies are used and reused, cyc- led and recycled throughout the world. They are needed to keep the balance of nature going. True the pesky critters even annoy the cows. But a cow just swishes her tail to brush them away. She does not try to wipj all of them out. If she did, the soil might be poorer and the grasses thinner. Bossy the cow would be hungry and a hungry cow has less milk and ice cream to give us. So, let's just swat the few flies that an- noy us and leave the rest of them to perform their duties in the complicated, world-wide balance of nature. Questions asxea DT cnrtdieD of Herald readers should be mailed to Ask Andy, P.O. Box v'55, IluDllnglon Beaca, California 9264B. (Copyright Chronicle Publishing Co. JS72) LAWRENCE E. LAMB, M. D. Dairy man backs lowfat milk Dear Dr. Lamb I read I ers such as yourself is certain- your column stressing the im- jortance of 1 per cent low-fat milk to provide calcium the body needs and that we do not need the animal fat in our present-day diets. I am the vice- president of a dairy company. Having had open heart surgery at the Mayo Clinic a year and a half ago to alleviate blocked arteries to the heart caused by eating foods high in cholesterol and fat, I have attempted to in- terest all our management per- sonnel and sales people in the importance of 1 per cent low- fab milk in the diet. As a re- sult, we are in the midst of a big promotion of low-fat milk. 1 want to thank you for your support for low-fat dairy prod- ucts. Dear Reader I am putting your nice letter in the column because it is a fine example of positive leadership. As vice- president of a large dairy com- pany in Minnesota, you are certainly representative of the forward thinking policy of much of the modern dairy in- dustry. The provision of low- fat products, such as fortified skim milk and the 1 per cent low-fat milk, plus the uncream- ed cottage cheese, has provid- ed the American public with an opportunity to have essential nutritious food values obtained from milk without the prob- lems associated with saturated tat. Such fonvard thinking GOREN ON BRIDGE BY CHARLES IT. GORtfN C im: IrTlM ChTuw Trikwu BRIDGE QUIZ ANSWERS lood pressure in the past and am fr1 years old and drink 'our to five glasses of water a day and would appreciate learning if drinking water from a softener would cause any rouble. Dear Reader For people in normal health, water pass- ing tlirough the type of water softener you are describing would not be harmful. They can be harmful for individuals who have any tendency toward retention of fluid or need to restrict the sail in their diet for this reason or for high blood pressure. Water -Is often a hidden source of excess salt or so- dium. Most commercial water supplies have a minimal amount of sodium in them, but some have more than desir- able for individuals with med- ical problems. For the person who has to severely restrict his sodium or salt intake, it might be wise to use bottled distilled water unless you know for cer- WHERE DID YOU HEAR IT'S A F1METHIMG WHEW THSMEM STARTGETT1NG 6OSS1P AHEAD OF J BEETLE EAILEY-By Mort Walker you exemplify also insures the lain from your city water de- probability that the dairy in- dustry will be able to Increase the market and help to improve the health of the American pub- lic. Satisfied customers pro- mote good business. The provi- sion of all these products by forward thinking dairy lead- you jhoold per out Ml own de it him to worlr itkny, Q. Both vulnerable, as South you hold: The bidding has proceeded: North East South Wett I Fasa l O I Z Past T What do yon bid now? A. Two bid" 0 dtltr purpoje. It may enable partner to bid three no Inimp Dial happens to be the con. Iraet or It may permit partner to look Around (or slam tf Q. Partner opens with one club, and you hold: l of Only call of two A mete bid of one Jptde would not be forcing on North who did decide lo quit q. East-West vulnerable, AS South you hold: 6QJ1Q2 OQ10S4 The bidding baa proceeded: East South West North Pass FUJI Pan l 0 J V T What do you bid now? Our choke I) iwo hearts. You thould Insist upon playing this hind for a gime. There no wiy to power of your holding after previous taUifacUon wllK dli- Biojjdi. Q. You are South, vul- nerable, and you hold: 410 The bidding has proceeded: Writ North South 3 C? 4 PRSB What do you bid? The lack o[ Irump BUppoil ihould be no deterrent to action on your pirL Partner KJI midv It cleir (hit lull Tie ahoutd be to win nine of the 10 for he his contracted, and you can win it three. The oppo- has made jclrntlflc gallon ImpOMlbTe, iad we fivor nf bid of ibt J pi del or at partment what the sodium content of your water is and your doctor assures you thai it is acceptable for your diet. Individuals who have high blood pressure are usually well-advised not to use excess amounts of salt. Grain handling evaluation set Q. You arc South, both Bides vulnerable and both sides have 60 part score, and you hold: What is your response? A. Since only losers ices, our own choice !i Imme- diate leap to four no trump, clear-cut Black wood bid. If part- ner happen i (o have four the grand jlam If eaay, If he The bidding has proceeded: Cast South 1 <7 What do you bid? A. N's action it ill ft mended it IhJs point. There no need to be deiperile. Partner iortu riTttorted picture of the ty }qu would SASKATOON (CP) The Canada Grains Council will ere- ale a broadly-based committee lo evaluate, propose and co- ordinate changes in grain han- dling Otto Lang, minister in charge of the Canadian Wheat Board, said here. Mr. Lang said in making Ihe Plan air race BELI.EVJLLE, Ont. (CP) A dedicated handful of vintage aircraft buffs are planning an "anything goes" race to British Columbia this month. The race irill operate under 1327 air race rules and is open lo pilots flying aircraft with cruising speeds of 50 lo 100 miles an hour. The race will have two start and the f i n i s h a n d pilols must avoid night flying, radios, paved airports and control zones. Ilace organizers say 15 air- craft of various vintage have already entered and more are expected by the June 25 take-off date. Mountain View Airport, an old bombing and gunnery school five miles south of Belleville, is Ihe start and finish is Delta Ai Park in British Columbia. announcement at a news con- 'erence, the committee will lave a broader representation of producers and government personnel than the grains coim- cil itself. "The committee will be re- ;ponsible for making informa- tion available and developing plans and proposals to be con- sidered by the industry as a the minister said. Mr. Lang said the new hopper cars were "additional" cars to be used in grain trans- port, and not simply additions to the railways' general fleet. While financial details have not been concluded between tlie RovemmenLs and the railroads, Mr. Lang said Ottawa has no inlenlion of providing the com- panies with an extra profit from Ihe new cars. He said that before financial agreements can reached, the costs of moving tlie extra wheat will have to be calcul- ated. Eventually, the cars probably be sold to the com- panies, because "the govern- ment does not want lo be in the car ownership Mr. Lang said. TABLE FOR TWO GLASGOW (CP) Kenneth Davies is only seven, but he's already started wining and din- ing the ladies. When he took his dishy blond girl-friend Catriona, also aged seven, out for dinner, the couple sat at a reserved table and tucked into a three- course meal. Afterwards Ken- neth bravely dug into his pocket to pay 87 new pence for the week's pocket money. WAT CIVILIAN YoJ 6MB UJUCrt TO LEFT A POUlAK Ll'L ABNER-By AI Capp WE GOTTA WARM THAT PORE fSST.'f-BEHIND THAT A GENNULMAN THAR'S NAMED A GEMHULMAU C "HAPPY GOOD.': ARCHIE-By Bob Montana JUGHEAD.' DO YOU KNOW YOU HAVE YOUK SOCKS ON THE WTOHG THERE'S NO RIGHT AND LEFT.' HOW COULD HE HAVE SOCKS ON THE WRONS FEET? ISN'T ARCHIE- THANK VDO I READY FOR FOR ME STAY NIGHT, MRS ANDREWS.' HI AND lOIS-By Dik Browne RISHT.THERE'S.I NO TIME LIKE I THE 1 HEV, THIRSTY TAUSHr MS HOW TO JUQ6LE TODAY TWE THE KIDS LEARNED TO DO THE DISHED SHORT RIBS-By Frank O'Neal BUGS BUNNY SOUK THUMB 5.TIU. WEISHS THE- SAMS: HOWeVER, I NOTICE OIVS THING THAT GOODNESS GEACIOUS MEAT PRICES ARE ABSOLUTELY OLTT OF SISHTi 'AIN'T IT THE TRUTH? HASN'T CHANGEP; 6HH, WHAT'S THAT, ;