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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 13, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 24 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Thursday, June 13, 1974 Lawrence Lamb M.D. Dear Dr Lamb Is it possible when a woman is pregnant to live with a man who is not the lather of the child and when the baby is born the child will look like the rruin'' Can this child more or less pick up the man's looks eyes. hair, even though he is not the father0 Dear Reader The phvsical characteristics are determined by the genes Half of the genes come from the mother and half from the lather Some of the traits that appear in the child may not resemble either parent because a 'ess dominant gene was passed on to the child That is how a child look like someone else in the family besides the actual parents There is no that just living with a man will give the newborn child any particular phvsical characteristics Any similarities are a coincidence or are characteristics the man also shared with the real father As the child gets older he may adopt mannerisms, posture and speech of the man he identifies as father, even though there may be no blood relationship This can often give the impression of similarity Dear Dr. Lamb I have had a problem for the past year of retaining water Once a week I take a pill to eliminate and relieve the swelling of some parts of my body Is there perhaps another way. perhaps through drinking juices or eating certain foods which would help m a more natural way? Dear Reader That depends a lot on what is causing you to retain fluid Many women have this problem in relation to their regular menstrual cycle It is known as premenstrual retention The cause here is the increased production of female hormone, specifically estrogen, in a cyclical fashion The estrogen causes the body to retain salt Water is retained, because the body is holding on to excess salt Water retention can also be caused by heart disease, kidney disease, liver disease and in the legs by varicose veins, just to mention a few causes In most of these problems i not veins, however) the difficulty is caused by- retention of excess amounts of salt Normally the kidney eliminates the salt we don't need When you take a pill to eliminate water it chemically causes the kidney to eliminate the excess salt, and the excess water goes with the salt The only nutritional approach to this problem is to eat less salt That may mean eliminating a lot of foods you need because they also contain salt in their natural form I am thinking of milk and meat, in particular The extreme form of a low-salt diet is the rice diet, which means eating only rice and fruit I don't recommend this under any circumstances for anyone except under the careful management of a physician Despite my remarks, I do think that'you can help yourself some by avoiding salty foods and not using salt in your cooking or at the table Usually this isn't enough to solve the problem completely, but you can try it Send your questions to Dr. Lamb, in care of this newspaper, P.O. Box 1551, Radio City Station, New York, N.Y. 10019. For a copy of Dr. Lamb's booklet on ulcers, send 50 cents to the same address and ask for "Ulcers" booklet. Your horoscope By Jeane Dixon Fun with figures By J. A. H. HUNTER Each letter stands for a different digit It's what you might expect from a spy. "but still this SPY is truly odd1 What do you make of it? S X I D E S N I D E SPY PEEPS Thanks for an idea to J L Dunne Hamilton. Ontario (Answer tomorrow) Yesterday's answer: The time, p.m. PAD THE ROAD Highway engineers are using plastic foam insulation under 'the surface of a test section of the Mackenzie Highway to provide additional protection from permafrost FRIDAY, JUNE 14 Your birthday today: The exuberance of America's Flag Dav serves to color your moods and progress through the year ahead Early obbtacles are overcome, us-etul experience attained in the doing Personal satisfaction comes before purely material gains. Relationships are subject to unusual developments Today's natives have faith in human nature and are very expressive in declaring it. ARIES (March 21-April You're on the top of the crest oi your personal wave make the most of it Wind up your work week swiftly and surely, for you've got much to look forward to over this weekend TAURUS (April 20-May Inspiration comes: be as free be respond as you can manage early diligence, avoidance of too generous or general promises. Home life picks up, includes poignant moments GEMINI (May Older people have advice worth your full attention, no matter which way you decide to act. Don't be thrown by trivial annoyances Take infinite plans in checking facts and figures CANCER (June 21-July Career and business activity advances, personal and family ventures drag Being on good behavior is as much in season as ever There's no letting down today' LEO (July 23-Aug. Pride and theory figure largely in your approach to life today." Whatever else happens, "get through with anything you've promised in time for it to serve its intended purpose VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. Differences arise as a natural consequence ol living in today's world Endless rounds of discussion leave most matters just where they were, but with everyone somewhat better educated. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. However weary you may be of an unresolved question, don't force the issue now Important results arise from very small changes, so give serious thought to what you do SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. The emphasis now is on services rendered and duly i ewarded See that you go to no excess or neglect either way Clear off your agenda so you can be free to maneuver this weekend SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22- Dec. This is your day to shine Take the initiative, claim lull credit for whatever you've done to deserve pay or advantage Bring your friends and loved ones along CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. Special attention to details takes you out ahead. Set a deliberate pace which allows time and space for reconsideration, revision of schedules AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. Little things get out of hand particularly if you've put off too many for too long Get help, clear the decks for definite action soon You have a great deal to contemplate PISCES (Feb. 19-March Family and home conditions require extra expense, longterm outlays, extensive planning Make sure all concerned really agree Check accounts and budgets as you go 1974, The Chicago Tribune Secretly. Kitten Kdboodle wished she were a doa 1 She was aware of the natural superiority of a it bothered her uCi'S ANTl-CA" TOKicS SKOu) TOO SHORT MBS WERE 5TAH 1VE BEEN 60IN6 OVER TAXES bTHERE AWTMING- VOJ MIGHT HAVE HI AND LOIS AW, CAN'T DO ANYTHING. THIS IS ALL PART OF UP. YOU (5OTTA BE PHILOSOPHICAL. YOU 60TTA TAKE THE GOOD WITH THE BAD I'M GOING TO CALL THE PRINCIPAL' HAPPENED TO YOU IN THAT CASE, WOULD YOU CARRV V_ OUT THE GARBAGE? BUGS BUNNY Ask Andy Goren on Bridge BY CHARLES H. GOREN c CKicaw Tribune Both vulnerable. West deals. NORTH 10862 Q86 754 A J3 WEST EAST Void 4k 7 4 3 AKJ953 1042 K 9 6 3 J W 8 10 S 5 Q 9 7 2 SOUTH A K Q J S 5 7 AQ2 4. K64 The bidding: West North East South 1 Pass Pass 4 4k Pass Pass Pass Opening lead King of Pierre -lais of France is one of only two men to win the erand slam of the World Tram Champion- ship, the World Team Olym- piad and the World Open Pairs A study of his tech- nique on this hand from an international team match is worthwhile. This was the bidding as it occurred at both tables In each case. South decided to play his partner for some values and. when one heart was passed round to him, he made the value of four spades. At both tables. the king of hearts was and West shifted to thf ten of clubs The other declarer covered with dummy's jack and cap- tured East's queen with the king. He drew three rounds of trumps, endine in dummy, and ruffed a heart A club to the ace provided the entry for a second heart ruff Since West had to have the king of diamonds for his opening bid. declarer tried now for an end- play by leading his last club. Unfortunately Kast won the trick by overtaking his part- ner's eight, and shifted to the jack of diamonds. Declarer had to lo.se two diamond tricks for down one Jaus found a far superior line of play He allowed West's ten of clubs to hold the second trick! West con- tinued the -suit to the jack, queen and king Trumps were drawn in three rounds, also ending in dummy, and a heart was ruffed Declarer returned to dummy with a club to the ace and led the queen of hearts On this trick Jais discarded his low- diamond' This loser-on-loser play cmcK-d the contract The de- fenders had three tricks in, but here was no way they could .score another trick, for West was cndplayed when he won the ace of hearts He was left with a choice of unpleas- ant alternatives if he re- turned heart, declarer would ruff in dummy while discarding the queen of dia- monds: a diamond lead would be into declarer's ace-queen lenacc ISLANDS Andv sends a complete 20- volume set of the Merit Students Encyclopedia to Anna Louise Cipollone. age 12. of Pittsburgh. Pennsylvania, ior her question How are islands formed? One might suppose that the earth uses one. and only one. recipe to build her sea-circled islands. Not at all. Islands are formed in many different has counted all the large and small islands that exist on our watery world Certainly no two of them are exactly alike and every one has a history of its own Some islands are formed when the seabed nses. hoisting them high and dry- above the water. Others are formed when part of a continent sinks below the sea. leaving an island of high ground above the new water level, some islands are built by undersea volcanos. patiently piling up cinders and lava until the peak rises abover the water Others are formed by growing undersea mountains that finally hoist their highest peaks above the waves Some of the most interesting islands are made of rocky coral, built by generations of little polyp creatures. Somei.mes they form along tropical and semi- trnpical shores, where coral reefs finally grow tall enough to remain above the tides. More often they are coral atolls, where masses of stony coral form a crescent around the rim of a submerged volcano. Recently a most dramatic new island appeared in the northern Atlantic. The sudden event began when an undersea volcano erupted with sound and fury Clouds of steamy fumes poured into the air. rivers of red hot iava seethed to the surface After a series of these eruptions, the cooling lava built a cone large enough to form a new volcanic isle Islands of this sort mav be formed in a few weeks or oven days On the other hand. it may Jake a million years or more !o build a coral island After all. the soft coral polyps are vcrv. verv small The nMVM I QUIT TM _ MERCHANDISE WE ARE PREPARING- AM AUSPICIOUS OCCASION! FDR WrUCH CEDRIC UUST BE IM- PECCABLE H-5 SNEAKING ON "E-USINESS TRENDS AT A BANiQUET SPONSORED THE WEARl FAR.E.K SOUP J BLONDIE chunk% coral stone is a family- apartment house and each polyp builds his own apartment on the mass of numerous apartments built by his departed ancestors Then there are larger islands, one of them big enough to be rated as a continent Sea-circled lands such as Australia and Greenland have another and very different story to tell. Many millions ot years ago. all the earth's dry land formed a single continent maybe somewhere near what is now the South Pole. Through the ages, this original continent cracked and the sections drifted apart, like rafts through the world ocean Eventually one of the separated pieces became Australia, another became Greenland. The earth is a watery world and most of its surface is. and for a large part of its history has been, covered by water. The original land mass must have been an island continent, for the sea surrounded it on every side Though the original water now is partitioned with land areas, is seas still merge to form a global ocean So we might regard the major land masses as large, sea-surrounded islands that formed when the original continent split and its fragments drifted apart asked by chil- dren of Herald readers should be mailed to Ask Andy, P.O. Box. 765, Huntington Beach, California 92648. (Copyright Chronicle Publishing Co. 1973) Flashback 1700 Peter of Russia made peace with Porte i Turkeyi 1886 Vancouver was destroyed by fire 1943 United States Coast Guard vessel Escanaba exploded in the Atlantic. killing SHOES ARE UP CLOTHIMG IS UD APPUANlCESARE UP YOUR PRICES ARE SO 7 j ISM'T THERE AMVTHING AROUMD HERE TMATS DOWM? I t ARCHIE iT DISAPPEARED SENT AWAY FOR. SHOULD MAGIC.AN'SJ HAVE 1 WAS JUST KTIFYING MYSELF TO TELL YOU----- THERE- WON BE ANY MAGIC ACT YOU WERE HIRED TO ENTERTAIN AT THIS PARTY, AWAY FOR A HAGAR THE HORRIBLE PIP I Tr3LL YOU THAT r BEETLE BAILEY LI1 ABNER TUMBLEWEEDS ;