Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 17, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta
30 1HE VETHBRIOGE HERAID Sciluftlny, Match 17, 1973 By JEAN6 DIXON SUNDAY, MAHCIt 18 I Your birthday today: It's hard to know what you want among all the fresh possibil- ities this year. By the end of the year, "you should have a great deal of useful experi- ence. Today'3 natives often liave active early years which prepare them for ambitious career efforts in maturity. ARIES (March 21 April Yesterday's tendencies carry over into today, and it's just as well you leave everyoae to their own devices. TAURUS (April 20 May A door opens, and you go through by your own efforts. Even normal co-operation dwindles. GEMINI (May 21 June Family ties attract tensions, you need all your talents to smooth things over. Simple procedures are superior to so- phisticated ir.sthcds. C.1NCEH (Juno 21 July With everybody holding firm opinions and few listening, you save time and aggravation by staying out of the middle. LEO (July 23 Aug. You are susceptible to einbsrrass- rnent if you let pride govern your response to provocative or vexing circumstances. VIRGO (Aug. Scpl. Your hidden reserves ore mo- bilized and you have inspira- tion, finally, on a long-puzzling question, LIBRA (Sept. 23 Oct. You are in y o u v element: enough controversy abounds to satisfy any appe'.ite for excite- ment. SCOKI'IO (Oct. 23 Nov. Your friends have drifted to places you cannot readily low. Assume nothing, check their actions. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dcc. Although it is Sunday, there are intangibles concerning ca- reer. This may ba your besl time for coming to grips with an mrwelccmo fact. CAPRICORN (Bcc. 22 Jmi. Self-restraint b still very mportant to your immediate welfare as well as long-range security. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 Fell. You will be talked about, as usual, but so will everybody else. Tiiere's no point in as- suming you have it all, or that nobody else is involved. I'ISCES (Feb. IB-March Your male leads off and you may as well watch what hap pens before starting any d'S- sent. Squabbling doesn't bring results. fully for close co operation in n very busy day. You can profit from your friends' pfogress. SAGITTA1UUS (Nov. 22-IJec. Being intent on your goal pays off, and the more quietly you go about it, tha more cer- tain your success, CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 Jan. I Information comes your way with two challenges: Do: you recognize it for what it is? and: Do you know what to do i with it? AQUARIUS (Jau. 20 TOR HM6ER STRIKE PIDN'T LAST VESf TUMBLEWEEDS-By Tom K. Ryan THAT'S GRATITUPE-FOR YAI AFTER 25 YEARS OF WET-NURSIN'THAT MOP tf MEALY-MOUTHEP OPPPALLS, WHATTA THEY 6IVE ME FOR MY SILVER ANNIVERSARY Career matters come to you do Argument on earms. By WALTER SULLIVAN New York Times Service NEW YORK The Ic-rg- stanriing debate as to wheth- er there have been radical changes in the earth's spin ax- is has been revived with the ob- servation on Mars of features suggesting pole changes on that planet. One of the most striking re- sults of the pho'-o-mspping of Mars by the orbiting Mariner Today in history By THE CANADIAN' PKESS March 17, 1W3 The Stamp Act, one of the major causes of the American Revolution, was repealed 207 years ago the British Parliament. The act, designed to raise revenue in Hie j changes. 8 spacecraft was disclos- ure of multiple circular fea- tures surrounding both po.es and seen nowhere else. However, as ntfed by two scientists from the California Institute Technology in the March fl issue of Science, some of these concentric patterns are centred on points displaced from the present north and south poles c-f Mars. CLIMATE CHANGES Ths implication, thsy believe, is that these are ancient posi- tions of the polos, testifying to s'ow drift of the Martian spin axis. Advocates cf such a slow drift for the e.arth believe it could help explain seme of the evidence fcr radical climate changes .in the past fossil coral reefs in Greenland, fossil forests near the South Pole anil evidence cf an ice sheet in the torrid Sahara. Recently discovered evidence that continents have moved and ocems Slave and closed, constantly changing the earth's geography, has been seen by many as providing an adequa'e explanation for such climate MONDAY, MARCH 13 Your birthday today: To- day's natives are often rath- er reluctant about express- ing Uieniselves, but general- ly have a very good grasp or a broad range of subjects. AHIES (March 21 April Seek co operation in coping with the most difficult task at land, sec it continue to cover all troubles as well. TAURUS (April 20 May Long delayed ventures can brought to some peak of achievement, cleared up for moother progress. GEMINI (May 21 June Branch out into something new. Make a sale or persuade some- one to see things your way with smooth, softly worded ap- proach. CANCER (June 21 July Exert yourself toward construc- tive goab. Almost any crea- tive endeavor stirs extra reper- cussions, attracts praise. LEO (July 23 Aug. Communication is wide open, people listen wlw ordinarily don't. All depends on your care and selection of word and deed. VIRGO (Aug. Z3 Sept. Bright and early and in a high good humor, push thru all the projects you've thought out over the weekend. LIBRA (Sept. 23 Oct. Your persuasive and intuitive talents run high, and the situa- tion should ba ready for mak- ing permanent settlements. SCORPIO (Ocf. 23 Nov. Select your companions care- luniing points. What now is noied and will influence future decisions strongly. I PISCES (Feb. IB-March An'expansive mood attracts co- operation, greater enjoyment of life for all concerned. The ex- tra outlay is well invested. 197S, The Chicago Tribune) A CRUMMY PAMPHLET MINE ORPERTO PRESERVE OUR ID WE ARE TO PELCTE THIS MON- OLOGUE.-----T.K.RYAN BLONDIE-By Ctik Young Bridge results LEdjes Wed. Afternoon D.B.C. Mar. 7 1. AV J. Grant, W. L. Walers; 2. Smilti, iVi, McCann; 3. L. Roberts, H. Leys. Hamilton Wed, Evening D.B.C. Mar. 7 M.S. 1, 1. Jchns.cn, Mrs. H, E. Bal- four; 2, R.' J. Thlelcn, W. J. Ellerl; 3. Bob Marshall, C. Sudelkat. 1. L. Ntwlort, Wayne Winter; M. Gnsak, R. Baldwin; 3. L. SrnHh, D. Cranston. avice Game. March 7 1. Jim Saunder, H. Hcl stein; 1, lr- In Quon. Bill Loewen; ,3, Mr. and Mrs. G. Price. Thursday Night D.B.C. March 8 N.S. 1. J. C. Landerycu. M. J. Grant; 2. J. E. Anderson, R. Mircn; 3. f A. R. Mrazck, L. M ewton. E.W. 1. 1, Jotvson, A. Topping; 2. David Miron, W. L. Walers; 3. D. E. Michaelfs, W. Zumstein. Frfday Night D.B.C. March N.S, 1. K. L. Waters, B. C. Evans; 2. M. McCann, 1. Johnson; 3. J. C. Landeryou, B. Dcdd. E.W. 1. Mr. and Mrs. -Ni'sicnr 2. D. E. Michaelis, W. Zumstem; 3. R. Woblck, David Mlron. Unit Game March 11 N.S. 1. D. C. I. Johnson; 2. M. McDonnell, VJayne Winler; 3. Wil- ma Winter, R. Spaceman. E.W. 1. Ross and David MUon; 2. D. ti. Michaels, W. Zumsteln; 3. Mr. and Mrs, D, Lowenborg. .Special events this week; Wed. Evening Ulri mixed pairs club tournament trophy. Thursday Nighl 15th open pairs playlnrj for the Chi- chesler Trophy. Friday night, lilh. Charity Game. Please loan ycur sup- pcrt to this cause. Points are secllonally rated. OQ join us. pro- ceeds go to the Canadian Charitable Fund lor Cerebral Palsy, Ask Andy V BEETLE SAILEY-By Mort Walker WOULD YOU KLEVE A NOTE FSCM MOTHER? II'L ABNER-By Andy Capp American colonies, drew stiff It is no'.v widely believed, fo op posit ion and revenue example, that thi eastern Um( amounted to less than the cost of collection. U.S. Navy sue-, eeeded in sending a Van- guard satellite into orbit around the earth. United States occupied Iwo Jima. JO Germans bombed Scapa Flow naval base. republic of Texas adopted a constitu- tion. troops evac- uated Boston. ed States from Maine to Ala- bama once lay parallel lo and to the equator, providing a suitable environment for cre- ation cf the Appabc'liian coal fielo's. But Ih.e proponents of polar wandering beliGve U.at changes in spin axis, rels'ive to the earth's geography, have also played a role. only in alter- ing the cHmate cf given areas but in creating instabilities tha Camels in America? Andy sends a complete volume set of the Merit Stu- dents Encyclopedia to Brid- get Ridge, age 13, of Port- land, Maine, for her question: Is it true tliat camels once lived in America? The ancestors of the large Old World camels got their start in North America. What's more their cousins still live way down south of the border. They alive to or.o GOREN ON BRIDGE BY CHARLES H. GOREN 43 Tr.e CMuso WEEKLY BRIDGE QUI7, Q. 1 Neither vulnerable, as South you hold: i AKJ OAQJG43 AKQJS2 The bidding has proceeded: South West North East 1 O Pass 1 V Pass 2 A Pass 3 X Pass What do you bid now? Q. vulnerable, as South you hold: A52 OAKQ9 AJ8632 Thc bidding has proceeded: West North East South 1 Pass 1 4 Pass 2 DWe. Pass What do you bid now? Q. 3 East-West vulner- able, as South WA7S OA The bidding has proceeded: South West North East 1 A Pass 2 tj Pass 1 A Pass r. 0 T'ass Wbat do you bid ngw? Q. vulnerable, South you hold: 4AQJ3 Pass What do you bid Q. 5 Neither vulnerable, as South you hold: The bidding has proceeded: East South Pass Tass 1 0 Pass I V Pass I'ass What do you bid Q. South, vulnerable, you hold: AK108 7 3 0 J JfMO 4 2 The bidding has proceeded: North East South West 1 Pass 2 9 Pass 3 O Pass What do you bid now? Q. have a '.'0 part score, vulnerable, partner opens with three spades, and you hold: AJ4 OA1D75 What do you bid? Q. South, vulnerable, you hold: A ID 9 s vOJO'nn The bidding has proceeded: West Nni-tl) East EoMh 1 f, 2 Diiie. What do yon bid? JOT crisa'crj .'.foiidnyj In give North America, fossils clear record of many mammals back through more than 60 million years. About 25 million years ago, the Agate Fossil Beds of Nebraska be- came overcrowded cemeteries. Among the buried bones were Ihe skeletons of more than camel ancestors that resembled graceful gazelles. Perhaps they were trapped in an ancient quicksand. Also interred in this ancient cemetery were the fos- sil remains of rhinos, a pig six feet tall with a skull one yard long and a giant ancestral wolf. During tha Miocene Period, the ancestral mammals shared North America with a whole menagerie of other surprises Various fossil bearing rocks preserved the skeletons of long gone bears and sloths, early joined by the young Mis- sissippi River. Across the con- tinent there were stands of green forests and soft, tender Brasses carpeted the w i d e plains. The climate was so ,varm that figs and magnolias hrived in Alaska. Alligators .urked in the Dakota Streams. Yes indeed, thc Miocene Per- cd was friendly and favorable the small ancestral mam- mals. Later, life became hard- er and the established mam- mals changed to keep pace with the times. The meat-eat- ing types grew stronger and tiercer lo cope with competi- tion. The horses and camels grew bigger and taller to out- run their age old enemies. Some of them crossed land bridges into Northern Asia and others emigrated down into South America. A million years or so ago, there were no native horses or camels in North America. The globe (rotting horses made themselves at home throughout Europe, Asia and Africa. The camel ancestors reached Afri- ca and parts of Asia where they grew large and adapted to desert life. The other survivors of the Camelidae Family are (be llama types of tbe .South American Andes. a A GOIhOGT TIE.-P1M ON ARCKIE-By Bob Montana WELL, IF IT SfAELi-S YOU Jt LIKE CANPY.') MUSr KNOW, r, (F 1 HEATING HI AND lOIS-Ey Dik The large and lofty Old World camels may look like the pros- perous lords of the family. But the llamas and alpacas, the gu- anacos and vicunas are no- body's poor relations. All the j evidence indicates that these: sturdy little humpless camels I n___ ____ ___ ____r ___ ctosely roMmble the family an-' cat anil dog I ceslllrs. Perhaps they should even elephants. Possibly (raleitl as thc comols various mamma! families got their start in North America about 50 million years ago. The dinosaurs had been gone some 10 million years and this YEAH, BUT THIS IS THE PIRSTSOLFC THE SEASON.' A A THE FIRST SOLFOFTHE SHORT RIBS-By Frank O'Neal I was the friendly Eocene Period I of geological history. The young 1 Rockies v ere here, hut the Gulf i of Mexico reached north lo I Cairo, Illinois. There it that got their start in North America. Questions asked by children of Herald readers siiouhl be mailed to Ask Andy, P.O. Box 7G5. Iluntir.gton Bcacli, California B2GIS. (Copyright Chronicle Publishing Co. NOW THAT THE CAN' WE PO WITH IT r WHAT PO >A MEAN HAGAR Ihe HORRIBlE-By Dik Browne WITH TUB ...m He Loves WOT, He LOVES LET'S INVENT SOME EOSCOE TO KNOW WHAT WE'RE HAV1N' FOR OINNER!