Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 24, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta
J4 THE tFIHIUDOl HEtAlO Tu.Kloy, M, Your Horoscope By JEANE DIXON WEDNESDAY. .MARCH Z5 Your birthday today: The beginning of your year should be dedicated lo gathering in- come, clearing off long-stand- ing obligations, installments, connections. A change-over point then takes place in which most of what you do is phased out in favor of more effective positive efforts, per- haps by concentrating on a few specialties while reorga- nizing for much greater changes early in the second year coming. ARIES (March 21-April Early optimism brings the temptation to overspend or overstock. Expenses, in any case, run higher than on pre- rious similar occasions. TAUni'S (April 20-May Criticism is just part of the wave of talk that washes over you and your work and is noth- ing to worry about. GEMINI (May 21-June Sudden incidents, personal op- position hinder or confuse your work. Keep right on trying to continue as normally 'as the situation pennies sine" the chores slill have to be done after the circus is over. CANCER (June 23-Jnly Family needs and vocational claims on your time and atten- tion conflict todav. LEO (July 23-Aug. Sign- ing anything just to get rid of the sales talk is a serious mis- take. Everything depends on your patience: older people pre- sent a challenge in your activi- ties, home and family matters demand your time. ViRGO (Aug. M-Sept. Stay clear of any action which could involve you iu legal af- fairs. Direct your thoughts more toward understanding and im- proving relations with older people, distant relatives. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. On meeting unexpected resistance, pause first and reflect on what might have caused it rather than simply read to being slopped. SCORPIO (Ccl, 23-Xov. This is oae of those days in which you just have to work out the details as you go, one subtle complexity'after another. Nothing is quite what it seems, yet nothing is quite so terrible as first glance might indicate. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. Take pains not to get into a parting or separation act to- day. Vou have no assurance that a resignation wilt be re- jected. CAPRICORN1 (pec. 22 Jan. You must find a fair bal- ance between business and per- sonal matters, so that neither is unduly skimped. AQUARIVS (Jan. 20-Feb. Watch what you are signing to- day. Get directly to the point; avoid any waste of lirr.e. You need extra time and er.ergy for coping with personal problems. PISCES (Feb. !9-March Social balances are somewhat unsettled today; people are un- sure of just where they fit in the scheme of things. 1970. Newsday, Inc. has been taking to help him sleep. Is the prolong- ed use of this drug harmful? A It is midly habit form- ing. Withdrawal of the drug must be very gradual. Q Is gamma globulin the ame as German measles Can it safely be given to a pregnant woman? A Gamma globulin Is a normal part of your blood ser- um, a person is exposed 0 an infectious disease, anti- bodies are formed in this part of the serum. Giving immune gamma globulin transfers these antibodies (and thus a tempor- ary immunity) from one per- son to another. German mea- ,les vaccine is a weakened live rubella virus that enables you to build up a longer- asting protection. Gamina globulin may safely >e given to a pregnant woman who has been exposed to Ger- man measles, but the vaccine should not be given to any wo- man who might possibly be iregnant because of Ihe dan- of injuring Ihe baby. Q What are the functions of the pituitary? A The pituitary, some- imes called the master gland, mlc fil, s the most complicated of all the project. Infant Disease Cure In Sight SAN ANTOXIO, (AP) A cancer researcher has re- ported what she says may be an effective new treatment for hya- line membrance disease, the premature i n f a n t 's affliction that took the life of President John F. Kennedy's second son. Dr. Clara M. Ambrus said 100 Pakistan In Market For Wheat RAWALPINDI (AP) Paki- stan plans to import about bushels of wheat this year despite an increase in its Informed own crop, Info sources here said today. Nearly bushels will be imported to traditionally grain-short East Pakistan. West Pakistan, whore wheat production has increased rap- idly in recenl years, plans lo import bushels from the Uniled States, Canada, Aus- tralia and the countries of he European Economic Commun- ity, the sources said. "Home Carages Decline While Car Sales Up OTTAWA (CP) Canadians accumulated automobiles in the ISGOs at three limes Ihe rate they built garages. j cheaper. Animal experiments s. published Monday by far indicate, she said, that lb r, _..... new preparayon an( effective. infants had been treated with an enzyme preparation that re- sulted in a tripling of the sur- vival rate of the smallest of the "precmies." Hyaline membrance disease is a respiratory ailment that is UK major cause of death in pre- mature infants in the United States. And, Dr. Ambrus said, it is "an important contributor to the unfortunate fact that in terms of (infant) survival rate, we are only 13th among the na- tions." President Kennedy's son, Pat- rick, died of Ihe disease in 1963. Dr. Ambrus, principal re- search scientist at Roswell Park Memorial Institute in Buffalo, N.Y., described the new treat- ment today to a science writ- ers' seminar being held by the American Cancer Society. The hyaline membrances coal the inner surface of the lungs and appear to consist primarily of fibrin, a fibrous protein mate- rial, Dr. Amhrus said. IJIPAIRS BREATHING Premature infants, with Ibclr undeveloped systems, are una- ble lo dissolve fibrin deposits in their lungs, Dr. Ambrus said, with the result that breathing is impaired. The enzyme preparation usec to treat the premature infants was made from human blooc plasma and was an outgrowth of basic cancer research on leu kemia. The treatment Is expensive and it is difficult to produce the enzyme material. Each infanl treated required about in medication alone. Dr. Ambrus said her group a! Roswell has begun experiment ing with a preparation [hat is easier lo produce and is far Japa Dominion Bureau of Statistics show the number of households with at least one car increased by in seven years to in 1SC3, while the num- ber of households with a garage increased by only to The number of households increased during Ihe i v7Uf lltlll period by 10 a' new DBS Market Research. I.' Handbook shows. !ItlHCrUrV Households with two or more cars multiplied to in 1368 from in 1S01. THE DOCTOR'S MAILBAG German Measles Vaccine Not For Pregnant Womau V WAVNF Q. BRANDSTADT. Written Newspaper Kiltrprtx tut, our glands. The anterior part secretes (1) a growth hormone, :2) cotropin which stimulates he adrenals, (3) Ihyrotropin which stimulales Ihe thyroid, 14) a hormone which stimu- lates the maturation of the ova in women and sperms in men and (5) a hormone that stimu- lates the release of Ite ova in worcen and the production of male hormor.c in men. The posterior part of the situitary produces a hormone ivasopressin) that stimulates reabsorption of water as it lasses through the kidneys atd another hormone (oxytocin) ihat stimulates uterine contrac- io.is during labor. this combination you may lose weight due to a loss of lile or gain weight due to wa- terlogging. There may also be an increase in nervous tension. No change in blood pressure has been reported. 0. Since 1963 my htt Outsiders Assured Of Legal Aid EDMONTON' sec rotary of Alberta's legal aid program s-id today that to in- sure that justice is done, peo- ple who live outside the prov- ince must be given service un- Philippe G i b e a u disagreed with Mr. Justice H. W. of Alberta Supreme Couit who said last week in Calgary that the legal aid system is grotes- aue because it uses Albertans' taxes to defend transient crim- inals. "We don't care where they come from, they're being tried in our courts and we'll make sure they're represented." Mr. Gibeau said. "If an accused is found guilty, we don't send him back lo Ontario or we have to look here." wherever, after him He added that the legal aid program tikes the stand that persons are entitled to reprc- Q Are Ogcn anil Proyerajsentation, regardless of where still experimental! 1 am taking they are from, them for a deficiency of fe-l male hormone. Would they! cause low blood pressure, loss of weight and nervousness? A These drugs are not ex- perimental. They are given to relieve the symptoms associ- ated with the menopause. On Birth Pill Scare Ends LONDON (AP) About half the British women who stopped using birth control pills because of a scare last December now have resumed taking them, the oral contraceptive information centre says. II estimated thai Bri- tish women were taking the pill when the government commit- tee on drug safety warned that Ihe risk of thrombosis was greater from pills containing higher amounts of the hormone estrogen. A spokesman said here about 10 per cent of the women stopped taking tire pill. Since then family planning ex- perts have argued that the risks involved in taking the pill arc small compared to some other birth control methods. Ducks Unlimited Plans Projects WINNIPEG of will be spent in Canada Ihis year on 63 Ducks Unlimited (Canada) Projects. Both figures are records. They were reported by Lor- ne M. Cameron of Winnipeg, president of the conservation organization, to the annual directors meeting. Mr. Camuron reported that during 1970 Ducks Unlimited construclion crews will add another acres of marsh airi 393 miles of duck-produc- ing shoreline. Al the end of 1069, Ducks Un- limited had developed 908 pro- jects over the last 32 years in- volving some structures, miles of shreline and acres of marsh. Upon completion of the large Mawdesley Del-Mar, Car- rot River Iriangle areas in Manitoba, Creslon marsh in British Columbia and the Sas- katoon soulheasl area in Sas- katchewan, it will have more than miles of shoreline and acres of marsh un- der some type of control. THPH KtfrSUfTOSc I SCU.P HAN6 UP THIS STOCKiSS- NOi) I REWaiBER WHAT I LAST CKSSWAS-A CAMPUS Larry GOREN ON BRIDGE letving few ctrf ticn: BT CHARLES H. GOREN intt TH Neitttr dull, NORTH Swtt O.A Jl WEST AQJ10!