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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 17, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 42 THE LETHBRIDOE HERALD June 17, 1970 THE DOCTOR'S MAILBAG a Vaccine h Gil-en After Citildhirlli llv WAVM-: (I. 1WANDSTAUT, WrillMi for Enterprises Assn. There lias been some confu- sion about whether the ru- bella vaccine should be given to women of chiklbearing age. 'Authorities now agree that it can lie piveu to such women only if there is no likelihood that they will become pregnant within flic succeeding three months. Otherwise damage to tire fetus may occur. An excel- lent lime give the vaccine childbirth before the since there is some water in most of the food you eat. A bet- ter remedy for excessive sweat- ing is to reduce nervous ten- sion. The sweat glands cannot be removed as there are (iO to 370 such glands in even1 square centimeter of fewest on the legs and back and most on the palms. Can it be cured? ._ ___ is excessive sweat- mother returns home from the jng can't be cured but may hospital. I be controlled by avoiding a hot would ing sweats and a feeling of ex- haustion about 10 minutes after .1 eat a meal or chink alcohol? sweating is often drciu'h- 1 damp atmosphere, heavy cloth- caused by nervous tension and times used as a last resort but this may be aggravated by eat- ing spicy foods or taking alco- hol. This is a reflex action through the nerves that stimu- late the sweat glands. ing and tension and by the use of local antiperspirants. X-ray treatment of the areas where sweating is heaviest is some- the results are not lasting. Q .My husband lias i powders, sprays and baking soda for sweaty feet and lie has soaked them in alcohol and Your Horoscope Bv JEANE DIXON Q -I use miTiperspiniiils and I Clorox. He has changed his socks twice a day and changed dress shields but still perspira- tion ruins my clothes. I am very nervous. My doctor sug- gested d r inking less water. Doesn't the body need eight glasses of water a day? Can be some i the sweat glands remove! from the skin? from nylon to cotton with o u t relief. What do you advise? A Try sprinkling powdered alum hi his shoes every morn- ing and painting his feet, espe- cially between the toes, with a TlllillSUAY. JUNE IS Your birthday today: T h e outlook for the coming year is for fairly steady work, will) varying results; sometimes better than you deserve, less. Aside from this your career effort will produce interesting adven- tures, a g r e a t sense of achievement beyond the pure- ly material. Today's natives lire usually fond of tradition and its trappings, antiques and Uie like. Many are art- ists. AltliiS (.March 21 April Do all you can to achieve per- sonal serenity and project it to help others keep their' balance: This will advance your own in- terests. Haste or force are def- initely out. TAURUS (April 211 May Let others be impatient without wasting your own nervous en- ergy. It is really a fairly easy dav if you can deal with this! error. though with some urgency. LEO (J u ly Si] Aug. Now you are restless, eager [or excitement, and templed to take chances. Your tensions provoke others into comment; avoid be- ing aggressive. H will all work- out later'. VIRGO (Aug. 23 Sept. Your more detailed schedules now are upset, can none- theless salvage some of y o u r plans. Mask your annoyance and go along with last minute changes. LI1SKA (Sept. Oct. For the moment you act with- out due thought. Daily routines will be changed or interrupted. The net results are actually bet- ter. SCORPIO (Oct. Nov. If a course of action lias been well started, get on with finish- ing it. Otherwise, leave it for a later time. Monev matters s u b j e c t to confusion, possible one irritation. GEMINI (Slay 21 .lime Pick up the unfinished chores first. Your tact with mate and associates will be appreciated. Some lively questioning from you keeps everything moving. A Although eight glasses of j maldehydc in alcohol every water s clay" are" recommend- i night. For sweaty hands a three ed it is possible to maintain per cent solution is preferred, your health on less, Enterprise Assn.) five" per cent solution of for- i CANCEll (.lime 21 July This is no time to squabble with associates over what to do and how to do it. Routine ac- tivity is strongly favored, al- T? ror ay Advance Withdrawal TEHRAN (CP) Recent political activity in the Per- sian Gulf has led some ob- servers here to believe Britain may be thinking of withdraw- ing'from the area well in adv- ance of the spring, 1971, dead- line set by Prime Minister Wilson. Behind-the-scenes activities in the Gulf area have been rather intense during the last few months. Though the sheik- doms have not yet arrived at any final agreement about their proposed federation, the Bahrein issue has been vir- tually solved, in the eyes of observers here. Iran appears to have all but relinquished her claim to the archipelago, and the plebiscite sought through the mediation of the United Nations was seen only as a face-saving device. With only one-third of Bah- rein's population being of Iranian origin today, it was a foregone conclusion that any sort of plebiscite would not re- sult in a retimi-lo-Iran settle- ment. The ruler of Bahrein, how- ever, has displayed less than complete confidence in the Ir- ano-British settlement re- ported to have been reached after several months of deli- cate negotiations. Whether he thought the negotiations took place somewhat too far above his head for his comfort, he Escape Retraced TORONTO (CP) for- mer RCAF pilot from Toronto has successfully retraced, a route he used 27 year's ago to escape from a German pris- oner of war camp near Rome. But Ray Sherk, 47, again had his troubles and had to hire a guide to finish the "es- cape." Mr. Sherk re-enacted (he 300-mile route from Italy to Switzerland Uu'ee other ex-pilots, but was the only one to go the full distance. All four wanted to finish the es- cape in a week but it took two for Mr. Sherk to finish and the other three decided to go on vacation in Spain. "The land and the people haven't changed a bit." Mr. Sherk said in a weekend inter- view. He left Canada May 28 with Don UcClarty and Len Bar- tley of Ottawa and Rod Hughes of Toronto to try to retrace their' escape from a prisoner of war camp at Fonte d'Amore and to meet again sonic of the people who helped them elude the Ger- mans. The four belong to The Es- caping Society, whose; mem- bers jKulicipaled in successful escape from prisoner-of-war camps during the Second World War. The society has headquarters in London and branches in Canada. Aus- tralia. Xcv. Zealand and Sinilh Africa Mr. Slicrk said the main purpose his Irck to kefp in v.ith people ulio aided csrapt rs. "Wo urre ui'lroim d v.iih absolute do- ligh' uhiTrver v.c v.en! and were able to tind a few of those helped u.s." apparently made some tacts with Baghdad. Thus, in one of those strange contradictions that crop up from time to time, a feudal ruler managed to get some verbal and propaganda support from left-wing re- gimes in Baghdad. Damascus and Aden, who branded the fran-British moves as an "im- perialist trick." Cairo passed over the development without may be sig- nificant in the light of the s o m w h at delicate moves being made to restore diplo- matic relations between Iran and Egypt. If the politically fragile and wholly feudal sort of federa- tion of emirates being planned on the Persian Gulf is threat- ened at all, it is precisely fro m left-wing insurgency. There has so far been no signs of any such develop- ments in the1 shiekdoms. hut whether things will remain as quiet as they have been after the British pull out is any- one's guess. One imagines that if the sparks do begin to fly, the sheiks on the Gulf will soon enough forget the mutual sus- picions that have so far proved a stumbling block to their proposed federaion, and get together for mutual secu- rity. The smaller sheikdoms such as Sharjah, Has al Khaimah and Umm al Qwain are suspi- cious of one another, and tile i bigger sheikdoms, because of I long-standing mutual terri- I torial claims. B a h re i n is feared by all because it has the largest is better supplied with a sophisticated popula- tion than any of the rest, It con- could gain domination in the i federation if Bahreinis take up all the key positions. Despite Qatar's professions that its declaration of inde- pendence in April does not preclude a decision by her to join the federation, should it eventually come into being, the declaration itself seemed to show that the sheik in- tended to go it alone, and has Ihrown t'ne whole idea of fed- eration into more doubt than it has ever been before. Iran, meanwhile, continues her attempts to cultivate the friendship of the sheikdoms, and has been wishing the fed- eration every success. The Iranians would feel more comfortable with a right-wing federation on the southern shores of the Persian Guil: than with a left-wing regime there. It was apparently to en- courage the progress towards the federation thai Iran Look the steps to reliiujuish its claim to Bahrein. Same sort of mutual secu- rity pact between Iran and Saudi Arabia is also being spoken of. though when Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Omar as-Saqqaf visited Teh- ran recently, officials said the agreement would not be a for- mal one. The idea of the secu- rity arrangement is reported to have been first brought up when Iran's Foreign Minister Ardeshir Zahcdi a few weeks earlier attended an Islamic conference of foreign minis- ters. Meanwhile, Iran seems to be attempting to take advan- tage of the general all-round mood of conciliation to patch mood of conciliation to patch up her relations with other Arab regimes. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Ucc. Contradictory signals, El pressures arc the order of the day. Decide which way to turn, then really get busy and rapidly. The evening is a for pleasant recoverv. CAPRICORN (Dec'. 22 .Ian. Take nobody into your con- fidence now. Obscure details will become risible to you not to others. Search for rest of the story quietly. AQUARIUS (.1 a n. 20 Feb. Your the theories may be right, but your efforts run into resistance. Learn again the live and let live approach. Do not invite others into your affairs. PISCES (Feb. ID-March 21 You can still complete your planned projects despite some passing misunderstandings. Just refuse to be dr'awn into squabbles. 1970. Ncwsdav, Inc. NEWS BRIEFS. (1OOIJ RECORD PAIRS (API Figures re- leased by Paris police show that of 2.754 young women re- ported missing in the city area in 1369, all but 43 were found. RAN ADS CANBERRA, AustraUa (AP) government has banned Japanese matchboxes advocat- ing use of drugs, Customs and Excise Minister Donald Chipn announced. He said match packet labels urged: "Take acid" and, referring to mari- juana, "Smoke mellow, yellow tobacco and get IGO-per-cent loaded." CO.WUTUK TAX NEWBURYPORT, M ass. fAF) A number of com- plaints at the Board of Asses- i sors office has led to the discpv- J ery that a computer calculating j property valuations had been adding extra zeros to residents' tax bills. "The computer went a spokesman said. "In one case, tlie new properly valuation was more than it would have been." NO PROBLEM CHARLESTON. W. Va. f The state highway depart- ment has decided to remove an interstate road sign pointing the way to Janes, a move that nor- mally could lead to'the death of almost any town. In the case of the little community of Jones it makes little difference. No one has lived in the town for more i (haii half a centurv. 'AND NOU) IT'S START1MS TO J MIDDLE-CLASS ANIMALS IKNOWTHEPILOTAND.... HE'S GOT A LOUSY SENSE: 1 I THINK (BEING HIJACKED. DON'T ABOUT IT. OF Chic Young DON'T WORRY DEAR-YOU'LL P ALL. ABOUT IT YOU 5TAP.T i; COOKING v. MY DINNER V BKETLE Mori Walker WOULP rM.r'P TO 60 OUT sMcnv? i'li Al Caup lVE. ME.M-V CHIEF- VOL) KNOW HOW MUCH IT USED TO COST ME TO GO TO THE CHIEFS' CON- VENTION IW MIAMI? -A FEW EEK WAS A PRIMCELVWGE IkJ 1937, CHIEF HAVE YOU NOTICED HOW PRICES HAVE- GOME OP Bob Montana WHAT THEY POM'T KNOW IS ...THE WINNER STAYS AFTER SCHOOL WHY THE 'CHICKEN NUMBERS y ROULETTE'! ON ALL YHESTUDEHK PICK A NUMBER: THE. FIRST F.66 TO HATCH WINS.' HOW CHICKEN EGGS ARE NOT TO GAMBLE: Life Simply Not The Same On Famed Double-Deckers By CV FOX LONDON (CP) Lif" '-n 1 h e familiar buses of London is not whai it Used to be', and officials arc blaming staff shortages for much of the trouble. A new report shows that the number of passengers using the bus system which serves points inside (he British capi- tal fell by 8.3 per cent in to 1.589.000.000 from the level recorded in Meanwhile the city's sub- ways enjoyed a passenger in- crease of 3.2 per cent, with last year's total reaching (57fi.OM.000. Helping to lure Londoners away from the buses is a sharp deterioration in the tra- Unsccmly slanging matches between conductors and bus users are an increasingly common occurrence. London Transport, con: i ol of which passed this year from the central government to the Greater London Coun- cil, -says staff shortages have much .to do with the daily Harelips. "The staff .shortage ment of competition out of the surface transit system. As London Transport ex- plains the present picture, the outbreak s of bad feeling aboard its buses at'e causing staff members to seek other jobs, thus worsening the per- sonnel shortage. This "leads to mere (bus) cancellations, more passenger annoyance and more friction, and causes a further loss of HI Oik Browne DjDVT A INSTRUCTIONS J CCt.K WITH "clip- men and women who collect fares as their buses lurch through busy linhlon the hectic .scene u itli (X'casioual flashes of Cockney humor. But eruptions of bad temper new JUT less rare than for- merly on the double-deckers apparently, on I ho city's new and partly automated sin- gle-storey buses a.s well. it inevitable that some buses j passengers because of the un- havc to lie (lie reliability of the transit system says. Then there are pressing "This means (hat passen- j traffic problems, especially on gers have to wait longer at j k c y commercial thorough- bus stops.'' j fares such as Oxford Street in Once a bus finally anives. central London, tiie ex asperated passengers The vast buildup of cars since has undermined (he usefulness of London's road system, t i'a n s i t authorities complain. London Transport wanls the volume of private car traffic limited by new controls on parking and through mea- sures which would give buses priority on city streets. Reflecting the o r g a n i a- lion's problems is the facl that in lotii) it lost more than i about a deficit. greater than that for I'JWJ. SHORT KIBS-By Frank O'Neal BUGS BUNNY The organization calls the resulting situation "a state of a far cry from the days when sightseeing from the upper deck uas an ideal way lo relax fi ayed IKTVe.S. Old-linuM's insist Hut 'he bus service has never been (he same since establishment in the 1930s of a single trans- portation agency took Ihe cle- DON'T YOU HAVE ANY PWtOE... X ANY IVHEKE HiDIN' Tri' Cf.NNSD PEACHES? ;