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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 22, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 22 inHBRIDGE HERMD Wnrfnoiday, MaicH 11, 1973 YOUR HOROSCOPE By JEAN6 DIXON TIIVU8DAY. MARCH 23 Viuu- hirtticlav today: Tliis is .1 of sudden breaks, ni.iny of them toward great- er freedom of action, simpli- fication of daily living. Clear off surplus material belong- ings that no longer serve a mil function. For many, this is ;i time of relocation. Home, family ami emotional rela- pivgivss as well, are evr.i by To- day's unlives both good ting right to the point. AHIKS (.March 21-April Tend to your home and its public appearance today. Your friends and family arc helpful if you let them share. Pursue romance where you're eligible. TAURUS (Ayril 20-May Hero's a lucky break for you, some extra result from a past good turn if you took the trouble then. Kec on skier finan- cial arrangements. ing comes into public view, particularly if you do too much about it nou'. Romantic ventures arc tempting. Share a joke. CANCER (June 21-July It is time [or discreet changes, shifting of accounts, develop- ment of added connxticns. Set aside time [or advice on health care. (July That urge for escape, diversion GEMINI (May 21-Juiie i in far places may lie the most humor ;uid ihc knack of get- 1 Whatever you hive been reaction after all, in- dulgc it if you can. Make sure of where you are, before tak- ing off. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 Nov. It's a day of decision. Leave Ihe past behind; go on with future plans, sharing with ttiosc von care about. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. j Give a presentation and go directly to the point. You can have almost anything with- in reason now. Bring home a welcome surprise to your iovecl ones. CAPRICORN' (Dec. 22 Jan. LAWRENCE E. LAMB, M. D. Both people need fertility study VIRGO (Aug. Sept. An overlong wait can become a sudden move as unexpected temptations arise, strangers appear. E'lan thoroughly for trips or changes. UBP.A (Sept. 23 Oct. 221: You can farm out portions o[ I'n? gcroral rc.i.xl of activities and get hack added results, benefits of extra contacts, fresli outlets. Drai Dr. l.amli Two years: onmi ard a sperm. A I, ap.i I hr.d rg in my tiliLy study in tile with right cv.ivy I hr.d to involve a; htive ihcm removed. iv.ri'ful cf Irjlli i tor was to save the lofc j and Trie rtcc-icr ovc'.vy and tn'ae. I kept trying by special can tell whet-j to pvegmmt but couldn't. her yon ave ovulat.mg ov not A year ago I to another and whether yen have noi-mii] and he gave me one of hormone balance and he cau j tho.-e lesl-s you sec on TV. The also tell whether your husband i doctor lilne dye in my i s a sufficient: tubo ami said if the blue dye amount of live sperm. goes straight up like a river that means I can get prognar.l i child, I v.or.k! suggest yen ai.il if it slays in a circle then I to your gynecologist for this j age 15, of Youngstown, Ohio, the- tubo isn't open. The dye did problem and hive ycur hus-' for his question: go up, so the doctor: band aho agrc- that he will What Is ft. Elmo's KIT? eaici there wasn't, any reason 1 j go to a doctor for an examina-, St. Elmo, used to he St. Eras- contdiv't pregnant, U is a tion himself. I nuts, the patron saint of satt- St. Elmo's fire Andy sends a complete 22- H both of you really want a j volume set of the World Book encyclopedia to Sam Silshe, year later now and 1 still don I have thj child I pray for Evcn though a couple ors. Hit so-called fire is of ghosily candles nave cmici i pray lor every i frequent normal rela- i "WW of candles day. Is there any operation tions. lhis docsnH nienn that Iand flames, Once in can have to heip me? What adequate live spevm is pro- i a whlle< for no aPParent rea- ls my chance of itaving a child? j duced or that -5 Drar Reader The fact that j producing tvum ror doss it the tubo is open doesn't nee- have any direct, relation to the son, it lighted tiie tips of the masts and rigging on an olden sailing ship. Naturally, the essarily mean that you can get i female's ability to get preg- j stavtled seamen fervently ap- pregnanl. 'Hie ovum has to be nant. Psyclwlogical factors can tlie11' patron saint released, pass through the even play a role Many a ecu- -Te the awesorne display sub- sided without mishap, they named it Ihe Fire of Saint Kra- tuhe, be fertilized by sperm and the condition.! have to be right for it to be implanted in the uterus for I lie prcgn ancy to ensure. There are a lot of steps in getting pregnant be- sides just having the tube open. In other words, Just because the road is open doesn't mean there will be a lot of traffic on it. It also takes for a preg- nancy 10 occur. This means an pie has had their first after they have adopted one. Doctors sometimes give men thyroid tablets. If they are on the low side of thyroid func- tion, this increases number of live spcnn cells and the likeliljood of pregnancy. Wom- en's fertility can be increased by medicine, irxx The fer- tility pills are responsible lor most ot the recent cases of multiple births. GOREN ON BRIDGE BY CHARLES H. GOREN hr Cblon Tlibvfll Both sides vulnerable. Wesl deals. NORTH ft AS3 OKS3 South 2 0 5 WEST EASY AKQ10972 WAQJ62 fj 31 O 8 AVoH SOUTH AS V K S A Q ID 9 I C 1 Al The bidding: West North East 1 iS Pass I 4 3 Pass I'ass Pass Pasi Opening lead: King of 4 In going thru our archives recently, we uncovered to- day's hand which presents several points of interest. It was played in an Internation- al Team Championship and the bidding is presented as i-. transpired at one table. opened the biddin v.'ilh one spade and his ner in the East position chose respond with cluus. It is not our practice to bid a new suit at the two level v.ith less than ten points- and in the preser. situation, it served not to provide South, iho eventu- al declarer vital information, but aho inhib- ited Kast ar.d from ever buying the hand. Had Ks.U offered an imme dialc to twa jpades, a slightly but not unreasonable action, his partner would surely have iKcn induced to offer strenu- ous competition on Ihe and bad vital competed all the way to five fhere would have been no way for North and South to prevent their opponent from winning eleven trkts. If West is permitted to ruff or not South covers with ths king, West can cash three heart tricks and discard the eight of diamonds from Ihe East hand. A diamond is ruffed with dummy's remain- ing trump and a club ruff puts Wist in to draw North's last spade. A diamond is con- ceded to the opposition and declarer claims the brlrr.ce for eleven tricks. As Ihe bidding .iiy transpired, after South came in with two diamonds, .West, competed once by showing his heart suit, but when the bidding got back to him-the opponents were in five dia- monds and further competi- tion appeared hazardous if partner had nothing but clubs. West opened the king of spades against South's game bid and an examination of all four hands by the reader will reveal that the hand is something of a double dum- my problem. If declarer plays the ace of spades and takes an immediate club fi- nesse, West will ruff the first and there is no way yjbSNjuently to tvoid Ibe loss of two heart tricks, even if South succeeds in estab- lishing one club discsrd for liinuelf. If declarer to the ace of diamonds at trick two ar.d then leads the six back lo the king to pull trumps before leading queen of clubs. East can pre- vent the establishment of that suit by merely declining to cover with the king, South must now come back to his hand with the ace of clubs and since the five of dia- monds is the only remaining entry to dummy and East till] retains the king of clubs as a North's suiti becomes a dead Declarer cannot avoid tha loss of three heart tricks and must go down lo defeat. Wrxn tie hand was played, declarer succeeded mus in his honor. Later il be- came known as SI. Elmo's fire. These flickering candies of blue, white and gold make a weird and wonderful sight. Oc- casionally they dance on air- plane wings, on ships and Iree- tops and sometimes among mountain peaks. They make their rare appearances during thunderstorm weather, usually in late fall or early winter. Ac- tually, St. Elmo's fire is some- what remotely related to light- ning. Both are electrical dis- charges between the earth and the atmosphere. The charges that spark Hie display are ions, formed when atoms and molecules lose some of their electrons. The wild tur- moil in a ttmndcrhead brushes electrons from gaseous atoms. This causes negative and posi- tive iosn to hhild up opposite charges in different parts of the cloud. When these charges reacli a certain peak, their electrical potential may be dis- charged in flahses of lightning. However, Ihe earth below builds up eletrical charges of its own. As a rule', it emits a mild negative field. However, this electrical potential usually is stronger in all and early win- ter. During the sunny season, it usually subsides, though it may he aroused by a rash of sun- spots. St. Elmo lights his eerie can- dles when tile electrical poten- tial between the earth and Ihe atmosphere is just right. Too great a differenlial would create scaring flashes ot light- ning. What is needed to solve the problem is a number of small brush discharges. And Hits is just what happens. A ghostly candelabra anpears at unexpected times and places, relieving the electrical tensions between the earth and the at- mosphere. Lightning, as we know, can strike almost anyv.lieie. though it does have a preference tor high points. Time and again it strikes the top of the Empire State Building, ft also is at- tracted to chimneys, steeples and tree tops. St. Elmo's fire tends to favor similar high points, though ils meek little brush discharges do no strike down! with fiery force. They merely flicker a while, then gently subside. One of the lightning's favorite j striking points is a mast on open water. St. Elmo's fire also favors boats, where it is more1 noticeable than it is on land. 1 This explains why sailors of the iMediferranean claimed it as their own. Sailing began in this inland sea and here those ghostly candles are most likely lo occur. Andy sends a World Book- Atlas lo Joel Gold, age 14, of Montreal, Quebec, for his uestion: How did the Canary Islands get their name? Words have a way of u an- dering from language tci lan- guage, often changing as they go. In this case, a wild dog was transformed into a singing bird and perhaps a few human whistles were added to the mir- acle. These lovely islands were known to a few early sailors who ventured outside the shel- tered Mediterranean into the stormy Atlantic. No doubt they admired the picturesque moun- tains and the fertile valleys, j But they were most impressed by the large wild dogs they found running around. Their word for dog was canis and the group of islands was named Canada. Much later, Canaria was modernized lo Canary Islands. Apparently bolder investigators ignored the fierce dogs, at least j I long enough to meet the swcei, singing birds lhat thronged in the mountains. Naturally these songsters of the Canary Islands were called canary birds. The native inhabitants whistle like birds to communicate from peak tn peak (hough this in- (foresting item may or may not belong in the story. Questions uv cnntlinn of Herald readers should be mailer! to Ask Andy, P.O. Box Humington Beaca. California (Copyright Chronicle) i Publishing Co. 1M2) GIVE ME YOUR HAND, AND I'LL SHOW VCU.. TUMBLEWEEDS-By Tom K. Ryan j Bridge gaps, forgive and forget past differences. New j plans arc in order, have no i hesitation in scrapping out- 1 j dated ideas. AQUARIUS (.Ian. 20 l-'eb. Seek medical, legal or oilier technical advice today with a firm resolve to aoply it fully. One tiling at a time is enough I'ISC'KS (I'eh. j Tension relaxes and you have i a more level eye for financial moves. Call in all those von- I cenied, sell your program so there's r.o confusion later. JACKIE, 01'. PAL 16IMME 'f FIN6EKS 0' TEQUILA.1 CHARfiBITT'MV ACCOUNT, PAL! FOR YOUR INFCiWfflON, SOPWEli, YOU HAVE A PAR TAP OF WHICH YOU HAVE NOT PAIPA CENT FOR AT LEAST A YPAR1 TO SUM UP VOW SITUATION: NO BOOZE! HE'S FOOL AR01JN AN' LOSE MV 0IZNESS BLONDIE-By Chic Young OUST A BEETIE BAILEY-By Mort Walker OUT TO R OUT TO Of- WtfATZ