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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 4, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 18 THE LETHBRIDQE HERALD Monday, March 4, 1OT4 Your horoscope lyJeamDuon Ask Andy TUESDAY, MARCH 5 Your birthday today: From a slow take-off, your prosperity can build steadily all year. Self-discipline and continued investment of energy are essential, not always easy. Relationships flow smoothly once you are past an early phase of testing and being tested Today's natives attract notice thru strong personal reactions, a flair for dramatizing even trivial routines These people are never a kind, however near in age they may' be. ARIES (March 21 April Adopt a natural course of action, with special regard for the feelings of others, and all goes well for a vigorous day of personal progress TAURUS (April 20 May Your excessive concern for home and possessions shouldn't be allowed to take you beyond the range of ready adjustment in family affairs. GEMINI (May 21 June It would be hard to find less provocative and yet so potentially rewarding circumstances, once you get over a morning mood of dissatisfaction CANCER (June 21 July A search for obscure information offers extra advantages, gets you out of line just far enough to complicate your schedule. LEO (July 23 Aug. Flash your brightest smile, and charm your way past an early disagreement. Self- assured, move fast now that you are riding a wave of opportunity. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. Additional work, perhaps under somewhat trying conditions, seems almost inescapable An early start is more help than you can- possibly imagine. LIBRA (Sept. 23 Oct. Work and play both extend longer than usual. It's up to you to stick within the limits of your budget and you may not quite make it. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 Nov. Concentration on the fine points brings results, but you must keep an eye out for the unexpected discrepancy which can be both crisis and opportunity. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 Dec. A late start pushes you past the clahes of opinion from relatives and others. Technical advice runs into details which help your understanding. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 Jan. Added co-operation should not be taken lightly or assumed as permanent Get long-term benefits confirmed while circumstances are in your favor AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 Feb. Getting your day off to a good clear beginning involves responding to irritation with calm and gently expressed resolve. Just don't be careless PISCES (Feb. 19 March Being able to handle those who inadvertently get in the way is its own reward It's a great day for repaying old obligations 1974, The Chicago Tribune TOP GUITARISTS VISIT Two of the world's top guitarists, Roy Buchanan and Rory Gallagher, are scheduled to play concerts in Toronto March 15 and March 8 respectively at the Victory Burlesque Theatre Goren on Bridge BIRD MIGRATION Andy sends a complete 20- volume set of the Merit Students Encyclopedia to Russell Kasper, age 12, of Ottawa, Ontario, for his question: Why do birds migrate? What we know about migration has been learned since birdbanding became common early in this century. The task of tracing thousands of species on their seasonal, tours is enormous, and still far from finished. We now know that migration has several advantages and a few disadvantages. But at present, no one can pinpoint one single reason why the fantastic migration of birds is. absolutely necessary. The appearance and disappearance of the birds has baffled mankind for ages. And from time to time, naturalists have set forth some outlandish reasons to explain it. For example, the great Aristotle of ancient Greece thought that storks went into hiding and that, come spring, the robins in his neighborhood transformed themselves into redstarts. However, he allowed that pelicans fly south for the winter. In the 1700s, opinions were even more confused. One naturalist suggested that birds fly to the moon On arrival, after 60 days, they find no food and hibernate until time comes to fly home again Other experts of the 1700s thought that birds hibernate Martins were supposed to hide under roofs and swallows in the mud. This guesswork seems fantastic, but the truth itself, is amazing. Come fall, a third of the world's birds fly hundreds or thousands of miles to winter in milder climates Come spring, they fly all the way back to their ancestral nesting grounds Each species travels its favorite routes between its favorite winter and summer homes BY CHARLES H. GOREN Tkt TrllwM BRIDGE QUIZ ANSWERS Q. South, vulnerable, you hold: 4KQ743 et partner has continued bidding when he could conveni- ently have passed. All of your values seen-. :o be working, and you should Kite partner another chance He will realize that you have onl> three spades because you did not raise at the first opportunity Q. 3 Neither vulnerable, as South you hold: vTKJlt7 2 Pass f What artwn do you take? A -Four Partner's vul- We now know where most species migrate and also many of their fly-ways. We know that they time their flights and chart their routes from angles of sun's rays. We know that there are advantages and disadvantages to migration. But at present, no one can say that birds migrate for just one particular reason There may be several reasons or there maybe an all-important reason that nobody has suspected It seems logical that they depart to escape the winter. But birds are sturdy little creatures, well able to withstand the cold and wet. In fact, nearly half of our North American birds stay around through the winter. However, winter also brings food shortages, especially insect food Obviously the insect- eating birds have good reason to migrate to warmer climates where their favorite food is available all winter. But many seed eaters also migrate, ignoring our plentiful weed seeds. Another mystery is why some species migrate short hops, some cross the Equator and a few migrate between the north and south polar regions Still another mystery is why birds who migrate to friendly southern regions bother to come back in the spring Bird migration is an enormous project and every year countless little travelers perish in storms and fogs. Obviously some species need to migrate to find winter food. But for many species, the hazardous journeys seem hardly worthwhile. It is just possible that the main reason for migration is still a well- kept secret of the bird world by child- ran of Herald should be mailed to Ask Andy, P.O. Box. 765, Huntington Beach, California 92848. (Copyright Chronicle Publishing Co. 1973) ntrablc overcall promises about six tricks, and your hand rates to produce four more A single raise would be decidedly inade quate Q. open one spade, partner responds two hearts, and you hold- 4kAKQ92 OAJ7 What is your rebid? not rebid two spades, which would tend to suggest a minimum opening bid It is more important to describe the strength and shape of your hand than the solidity of your spades Our choice is the more descrip- tive rebld of two no trump Q. 6 Neither vulnerable, as South you hold: 4K74 0832 The bidding has proceeded: South West North East Pass Pass l Pass 7 What do you bid? A hearts Don't let pos- session of five-card trump sup- port tempt you Into more dras- tic action The fifth heart gives an Illusion of strength, but is of relatively little practical va'ue Transpose a low heart Into a low diamond and the hand won't look so Impressive. >et it is virtually as good Q. 7 East-West vulnera- ble, as South you hold: 4, AID 3 9AKQ OQW 4 3 7 The bidding has proceeded: West North East South I NT Pass Pass Dble. Pass 2 What do you bid now? A moment's reflec- tion should make It clear that char.ces of games are practically non-exiMent To make ten tricks. >ou need a smattering of high cards with partner. But if he held some values, he wouM haxe passed >our penalty double of one no trump He rates to have nothing but some length in hearts, and even a raise to three could get >our side overboard Q. South, vulnerable, you hold: 4kAKJSS TK4 013 The bidding has proceeded: West North Ernst South l c INT PMS Pass 2 C Pass What do you bid? A Partner has already bid >our hand' He did not hate Mic ialof-v for an innuediale lake cu; double overcall of one diamond Now that tbr opponents have rfrown minimum values, tx- i> jumpU compering for pan a long OU WOULDN'T ORDINARILY BE ABLE TO DO AT THIS TIME OF THE YEAR-- BUGS BUNNY GRNVFLP BRFIXPL SCBATZJ I PIPWT SET WHAT YOU SAIP AFTER "BRPIXPL'i by young i> I SENT IT TO ,THE CLEANER BLONDE, WHERE'S MY BLUE WHAT HAPPENED TO THE TEN-DOLLAR BILL I HAD IN THE BREAST POCKET' CLEANING ARCHIE by hob montana YOU'RE STANDING MY SKIS NO, YOU WON'T fc5f WELL....WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR? n YOU'RE ENTERED IN THE CROSS- COUNTRY RACE, AND YOU'RE !N HERE EATIN6 HAGAR THE HOMHBLE You YOU EXACTLY BEETLE WLEY COULDN'T we MAve rr WRAPPED AMP THE TAKE TMAT MILL PRORATE im Ot WITH TMESIDRy a-r ;