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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 27, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 THE IEIH3RIDCE HER AID Mondny, March 17, 1 972 YOUR HOROSCOPE By JEANE DIXON I M MK11 -S V.iiir liirllulay imtav: l-'ol- the IvM available tins promi-es to yon out our attention. There arc a few j sound ideas worthy of develop- 1 raent whore you dcn't expect to find any. CANCER (June 21 July Slick with thc> tried and well- founded for the day; surprise nobody if you can avoid it. Dili- gence brings its ou-n siiecia1 reward. l.KO (July 211 AllR. 221: The earlier you start, the. brighter your prospects. Staying close to home-base works best. There's a lot to do. VHUiO (Aug. 23 Sept. Achieve whatever you can for yourst-lf where exact results arc important. Good mil is easier. but not along planned lines of action. LIUKA (Sept. Oct. Look for hidden or neglected infonmilion, mislaid papers. Sc- lect solitary tasks or travel ra- ther than co-operation, SCOIH'IO (Oct. 2U Nov. Whatever is done now will be token in an unexpected, slanted perspective unless you get it completely clear as yon pro- ceed. iirs (N'm. -I-I-DCC. LAWRENCE E. LAMB, M. D. Penicillin no cure lor pesky colds Business (ielermincs more of your here-and now living than you'd tike. You may brief- ly carry more than yc.ur share. CAI'UICORN (Dec. 22 Jan. A tendency to thrift and tight planning stops progress. Allow for contingencies and oth- er people's peculiarities. AUUAK1US (Jan. 20 Intellectual activity pre- vails; you acquire valuable in- formation, good comiscl, whilo achieving much through routine. Delay money changes. PISCES (Fell. 10 Man-ll With the excepl-ion of grcup and family finances, all subjects arc open for good, lively dis- cussion. Tell your best old stories. (1372: By The Chicago Trilmnc) Dr. l.anili Why do icc.ors on treaiing a biul cold so railed synthetic drugs wlTii penicillin seems (o work hotter and faster provicl- i ing the patient is no) allergic to it. 'Flic liist cold I had tho doc- I lor prcsCTibcd synthetics. Dur- mp the four days I was on the drug I "n n fever of ItX) tic- grcc.s, coughing am! chest con- gestion. They finally gave me penicillin and the [over broke the evening after I began tak- ing it. Dear Reader Colds and respiratory infections lumped inlo that category are caused by viruses, A virus is a link between the things arc purely chemical and living mat- ter. U can only reproduce itself ivliile inside a living cell. This is why all of the virus work has been done by inoculating cgps, animals cr living tissue. This is distinctly differ- j ent from bacteria, which can be grown on the surface of a culture plate or on tlie surface of our throat. Penicillin has no effect whatever on treating vi- rus infections. Accordingly, doctors don't treat colds svith penicillin with the thought in mind that they are going to ge rid of the virus lhat causes the cold- Now, if infection, such as a strep throat, then tlvj penicillin is definitely i Thls of course is ti.e basis indicated. a sudden improvement of their j pal Lei: N7 a t u r e sometimes wou'd have clone these things on own, Or. Lamb Why is it thai sugar does not show up in the urine of some people who have diabetes? I have it and sugar only shows in the blood. Is a person more opt to go into n coma when sugar dees not show up in the urine? i Dear Reader If the kidney j is working properly, it acts as i a filter for the blood. Sugar is filtered out into the urine only when the amount in the blood rises to a fairly high level. Even normal people, when they eat a lot of sweets, may have some sugar in the urine within the next hour or two. A person can have a higher than normal level of blood su- gar and the Ifwel still not be high enough for sugar to be spilled out of the urine. Dia- betes in these individuals is di- agnosed by the blood test. If the kidney is normal and there is no .sugar in the urine, the level of increased sugar in the blood Ls limited. Such a person is less likely to go into a coma than a person who has sugar in the urine with normal kidneys, The laser light Andy sends a complete 22- volume set of the World Book Encyclopedia to Alan Wilcox, age of Visalia, California, for his question: Wlial exactly is laser light? A slim laser beam could tra- vel slraiglit to the moon and illumine a small circle on ils surface. Travelling through the same distance, a beam of or- dinary light would spread out through a large volume of space. Ordinary light spreads out from its source, which makes its intensity diminish with distance at a set ratio. The laser is designed to con- centrate light in parallel lines, so that it does not fan apart and diminish its intensity. GIAfTUR ONE I'M OtiW 6CMNS13 REAP ONE EACH IT! TUMBLEWEEDS-By Tom K. Ryan THERE WILL PC A WAR PARTY LEAVING TO ATTACK FORT TOMORROW MORrMi THOSE JOIN IT WILL IN POWWOW CIRCLE AT ICM5 SHARP! 2KING WEAPONS ANP A POX LUNCH i PAINTS ANP pRgsS IN ORPER! WHY PRESS PREECHCLOIMS? BLONOIE-By Chic Young which diahetics thc-ir Althugh votl give credit to sugar to how much penicillin fo'r alleviating vour inslll'n takc' condition, it mav well be "that Bar bc8'ns to ,f, vour iltes hacfrun its normal llnnc' arc ttar course. Physicians soon learn j diet or not taking enough insu- not to take too much credit for lin. GOREN ON BRIDGE BY CHARLES 11. GOREN1 IClHritMC 11 Chiun BRIUGE QUIZ ANSWERS Q. South vulnerable, you hold: AJ6 OKJSz The bidding has proceeded: Wesl North Eail South 1 Pasi 1 NT Pass 2 rrblc. Pass you bid novr1 Pals, ifstl wantfrt )nu 1o bid, he would iuve doubled spade. double on [he lec- lies, and you have )ult the mfi> terlat to :onvm It Into hand- profit. Q. nilnerable, as South you hold: OAKQW33 The bidding has proceeded: South West North. Easl 1 0 Pasi 1 NT Pass What do you bid now diimonds A Mislill'.' aggressive call, hut 1hLS hand fiR- thp evenly balanced dls- Iritiulion. Tn fad. deducting a point for dummy's flawr. your hand IB worth thjn the n points required tn fame Q. vulnerable, as South you hold: (5A AQ10I The bidding has proceeded: East South Wesl North I'ass I A Pass 1 NT Pass 2 A Pass 2 Pass What do you bid now? Partner has Indii-ated vjiuutfh to bid his suit at the r.irj level v.ith After many centuries, scien- tists finally fathomed the na- ture of ordinary white light, Then the really interesting in- vestigations began. Kesearch- ers beiion trying to improve it, or at least to make it behave in different ways. They hoped to concen t r a t e a spreading beam of light in slim straight lines. In the 1960s, they suc- ceeded in creating the laser beam and more ama7tng lasers arrived later. AU of them are tight beams of concentrated light traveling in straight lines. Ordinary light is a vast as- sortment of wave lengths, or energy freQuencies. pulsing along at miles per sec- ond. It fans out from its source in all directions and its mul- tiple frequencies are disturbed by all sorts of ouiside interfer- ences. When refracted, they re- veal the colors of fhe spectrum. The almost parallel laser beam limits the number of frequen- cies and its light is always the same color. The first lasers were short spurts of red light from ruby crystals inside complicated quartz tubes. In later models, gaseous mixtures were used to emit continuous beams. A pow- er source is turned on to ener- gize the captured atoms and molecules. Some of their ex- cited energy emits light. When this light interacts with other excifed aloms. they too release lieht energy. This complex in- volvement is called "stimulated emissions." It is different from ordinary light because it has only one color and its selected frequencies all travel in the i same direction. i A slim laser beam can be focused on an area no bigger than a living ccli. This makes it useful for delicate eye sur- gery. Another type can concen- trate its intensified energy to create temperatures as high as degrees Fahrenheit. This makes it useful for unlimited specialized duties in industries. However, a far greater future awaits the laser in the realm of communications. The sprawl- ing frequencies of ordinary ra- dio are prone to distortions by local and long distance interfer- ences. Laser beams do not have llicse problems. This particular field of sci- ence is called Light Amplifica- tion by Stimulated Emissions of Radiation. If you gather up the capital letters and arrange them in the right order, you can see how the amazing laser got ils name. Andy sends a World Book Atlas to Susan Darlenc Too- mcy, age 11, of SI. Cathar- ines, Ontario, for her ques- tion: tree produces hardwood? The leafy maple that belongs lo Canada gives us handsome hardwood. The wood of the su- gar maple is even harder, per- haps because it grows very slowly and lives to a very great age. But the numerous maples are not the only hardwood Iree. This list is longer lhan your arm. It includes the oaks, beeches and birches that min- gle with the evergreen conifers in temperate and northern for- ests. It includes many fruit trees, walnuts r.nd a variety of other nut trees. In the temperate and north- ern zones, most of the broad- leaved trees that lose their leaves in winter are called trees. The knotty pines and other evergreens that bear needle shaped leaves are cbssed as softwood trees, fn the tropics, however, even the trees wilh huge wide leaves green through fhe yenr. These tropical evergreens in- I elude mahogany and a long list of olher glamorous hardw o o d trees. I WAKE UP J OH, NEVER IT IVASW'r IMPORTANT ANY WAV BEETLE BAILEY-By Mori Walker Nfld. members elected adequate protei Q. Both vulnerable, as Souib yon hold: UAQ6Z CAQI" The bidding has proceeded: Snnlh West North KaU I A I Pa" 2 A Dhlr. .1 A Pasi Past What do you bid now? thn relur- tantly. ft Is dUlir.clly disappoint- In? to give, up a hand worth Irt potr.ti, but farts must be faced and it U clear thai partner haa practically nothing, so that no aetlon would he Q. vulnerable, as .South you hold: AAI032 "QlOSf! 07 7 6 The bidding has proceeded: Norlh Eait South West Pass 2 r? Pass 3 NT Pass What do you bid now? A hearti. Vou have a maximum raise, counting an ad- ditional point for the promoter! clearly Indicated, ai partner la niiviouslv iddjtlonil vat- ufs ind testlnc qulUI> Qf nlit. East-West vulnerable, as South you hold: ftQK.93 553 08 The bidding has proceeded: .South U'est North East Pass I NT Dble. Pass What do you bid now'' ThLGU on the verge of flame and make a four level contract reasonably safe. The problnn bid la worth the effort for. If partner hat tome spade support, there may he a jrane In that, suit. If he merely return! to four diamonds you may retire from the proceeding. The three spado hid fi, iii course, farcing for round. Following is the Canadian Press list of members elected in Newfoundland, majorities being approximate in many cases, with party gain shown unless seat unchanged of last Hay Win.sor (L) 717. ft. Val Earle (PC) gain frnm Lib. A. Collins (PC) 2.365. Grand J, .Sen- ior (PC) l.KS. Green Pcckford (PC) gain from Lib. De- feated former highways minis- ter Starkf-s. Harhottr Young (PC) 5W, gain from Lib. DC-i foauni former education minis- j ter Kifehen. i Knrlwiir Alain (two members) j Uawc (PC) I xWilliam DofKly (PC) L, Cheese- man (PC) 360, gain from Ijb. Ihinilif r Kasi xThomas C. Farrcll (I'd II u in her D. Moorcs (PC) Accl. Labrador xMelvin Woodward (L) Labrador (Joe) Harvey (L) 77. Defeated NL leader Martin. Labrador Rous- seau (PC) gain from NL. Defeated former NL leader Hur- Puissell (PC) RSI. Placeutia .1. Avlward (PC) 433. gain from Lib. PFaccntia Barry (PC) 35, gain from Lib. Port ,nu Stagg (PC) Port lie Wil- son (PCi 321. gain from Lib. St. liarhe Jr. (D 566. St. T! n r h c Maynard (PC) 62j. St. M. Dun- phy (PC) SI. .Inlin's (Ank) Mui-phy (PC) St. John's Kast xWilliam Marshall (PC) St. John's Kasl Hickey (PC> St. John's A. Carter (PC) St. J n h n 's South -Robert Wells (PC) 4.231. St. John's Cros- bie (PC) St. Ottcnhci- mcr (PC) Trinity North.....Ch.nrlic Brett (PC) 331, gain from Lib. Trinity G. Reid (PC) 460, gain from Lib. TwillinKalP-II. W. C. Gillett (L) 6M. While Bay nobcrts (L) ITS KOT Mine, 1 DON'T CAPE WHOSE IT PICK IT WHOSE LI'L ABNER-By AI Copp PRESIDENT SEEKS LOMG- LOST SOCKS KNITTED BE.TSV ROSS Betsy Ross, vho sewed the first also known to have knitted the first American pair of socks. historic relic is missing. Anyone who donates these socks to the Betsy Ross Museum vill get a personal handshake fron the President himself. Hoou'd ijio'liKe yore personal hand sumptfiin' shooKbtjiagenume rotten'bout notch era I-born KottenElf wouldn't suggest it- ARCHIE-By Bob Montana THERE'S MDRETO BETTY, DON'T] tT THAN WORfW.' 1 SITTING IN CAW BABY-SFT FRONT OF FORTHE KIO.' VTHE. WHAT IP WswrrctO HE TO A ANOTHER 1 CHANNEL.' HI AND LOIS-By Dik Browne HE WANTEP A SON SO BADLV. HE KEPT LOOKING I FOR A WIFE WHO COULD PRODUCE ONE SHORT RIBS-By Frank O'Neal So PICK dp THESE-WM6S fcR -IllcKJdEEM'S UiUliBOH OT THAT'S NOT BKD, SYLVESTER! THINK I C'N BOOK VA FEW DAYS ATTH' BUOU! ;