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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 30, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 THI ITTHMIDGI HIHAID March Your Horoscope By JEANE DIXON MARCH 31 Your Birthday Today Your success this year depends on your your willingness to move ahead in spirit and Todays natives are self asser Their vocational apti tudes lead them toward heavy mass production com mercial ARIES March 21April W You are at some disadvantage for time and Your pa tience is the first thing to ex pire take a size up the then plunge back in and finish the TAURUS April zoMay Information arrives in a belat ed rush there is a pileup of budgetkeep or travel Do something to enrich your home GEMINI May 21 June Circumstances are not quite what they seem at first glance find an advantageous or ex perimental way of getting CANCER June 21July Take the best of what is offered and be satisfied close settle retire long standing LEO July Today has a makeupforlosttime ur gency go at things as if they really were this It Babyban suggested for genetic cripples LONDON AP A male children will be born with nent British physician says VIRGO You receive special attention torn tor several differ ent Assume nothisg and continue your program un LIBRA Today deserves a up beat effort from Many out standing matters can be com pleted to the satisfaction of SCORPIO Much of what you hear is in complete wait for the f n 11 and while re member your previous opinions and commit SAGITTARIUS Existing schedules provide a necessary frame of If you have find out what the situation offers and make out a systematic CAPRICORN 22 See that all wheels being sure to take The one thing to avoid is action taken before youre sure somebody else isnt already on the partic ular AQUARIUS Prepare for displacements and Sometimes pre paration servesto prevent the unwanted Restore equili brium PISCES 19March Clear communications are more important than most other fac If you achieve real under genetic cripples should be banned from having babies so they cannot spread their abnor George a for ler pathologist at a London ospital and now director of edical laboratories in writes in the British Medi al journal We iiave always been pre wed to provide care for erip but I do not think we hould or enetic cripples to multiply wir kind and spread their genetic abnormality through He says the money spent on eating such sufferers will eadily reduce the proportion national income available for IB care of other forms of ill Discombe singles out hemo a disease which pre ents blood as an ex Treatment of each he mophilia victim costs Britains ational Health Service he Although modern medicine could guarantee a sufferer a datively normal and healthy all his female children will be and half their works well for the time 1 theres little New chemical Andy sends a complete 20 vomme set of the World Book Encyclopedia to Sandy age of Beaver for his question What is the nitrylotriaectate itory Sometimes a suggested cure Is worse than the complaint as in the nitrylotriacetate This new chemical was introduced to reduce a pollution problem and promptly add ed some serious pollutions of its Most scientists now agree that we needed to know much more about the new chemical before it was re Belated tests are ex posing its long range effects on the environment and manufac turers agreed to stop using This dirty laundry story started when detergents re placed oldfashioned These lass costly synthetic chemicals are good cleaners and also useful in many indus But their wastes polluted our Whats they were poor slow to break down into safe chemicals that can be recycled through As they accu they added countless tons of phosphates to the en ous to animal and per laps NTA also is a chelating ageri that sticks to It may clog copper pipes and washing In it chelates with waste mercury and lab tests indicate that large dose of these compounds are fatal tc rats and harmful to rat em A third factor was even more As it de Phosphates trigger especially among plant the scummy algae of quiet Algae populations exploded and crowded out other hie When masses of these algae they take oxygen from the water and their foul smelling scum may be Fishes were lakes died and our water supplies were Detergent manufacturers frantic ally sought a substitute for the pol lution causing phosphates in their NitrylotriacetL e seemed a likely replacement and in 1970 this NTA ingre dient was substituted for part of the phosphates m NTA washes the is cheap to make and is more bio degradable than phosphates But too little was known about its long range effect on the en vironment Some scientists cau tioned that its urknown chemi cal behavior might cause They scon were proved right on at least three counts NTA is a rhomtral base ca pable of forming salts with acids Belated tests indicate that m large doses some of these compounds are hazard Tha Friendly Staff MARTENS Invites You To Economize On Quality Foods Tide Detergent KING SIZE BOX WITH EVERY ORDER NTA creates nitrate and some plants use 30 time more nitrates than phosphates The NTA used to replace th detergent phosphates actuall contributed to the algae pollu tion in our water For nowadays everybod is alert to pollution hazards The risky NTA was discardec before much harm was done The disappointed detergen manufacturers are back wit their search for a safe an suitable replacement for their phosphate Oldfashioned soap is not but our explodin population needs tons of cheap synthetic Som experts suggest that the ha zardous phosphates can an should be reduced by sewag But the additiona process costs In the the discarded NT is soon degraded by oxyge and sewage Howeve it lingers in oxygei poor such as that i swamps and septic f Andy sends a World Book Atlas to Susan age of Newfound for her question What arc the ports of E gland With two more cm becomes cmqu the Freni word for The cinque por of England date back to th Norman Conquest of whf the conquerers attempted impose their nathe French nn guage on the The ori ginal idea was an agreement between the king and cer tain port cities facing the shores of France In the 3th this was clarified in official charters The towns in volved were called cinque because there were live o f j thorn Dmor and SnnrKvicb The rliaitpp called for mill i tan nd other to the king in return for tax pnvij leges and maritime courts with j rights to bypass the admiralty Tlie plan must have worked because gradually more than a score of other cinque ports were added to the i original their functions thouch certain customs and pmilcges still survive Tne pouerful cinque port of iho pasl have become honor arv offices Tint cinque port routs still try maritime cases nnci return cortain ciiims assort children of Hoi aid roadcis Miould be to Ask Huntmgton j Cahfninia Mils i iulit luunulr Plllllisllitlg 1971 i He says the frequency of the disease could double in a single generation and quadruple in What should we do Shall we sterHize the hemophiliac male or his wife Shall we await the later stages of preg abort all female foetuses and kill them if they are liable Or should we refuse to treat such crippling disabilities Discombes view touched off Immediate The handicapped should be given every right to be normal George Chatter administrator of the Lady Hoare Trust for Thalidomide and Disabled said Who is going to judge who should and who should not hare children The medical correspondent of the London Times praised Discombes brutally frank but suggested that eventually solution of the prob lem would need to be consider ably less Where the risk can be said to be an increasing num ber of married couples are seeking sterilization as a rem he But always the choice is left to the IVMILEWEEDSBy TOM RYAN LAWRENCE War likes to walk Dear Lamb Your col Walking Is Help in Los ing intrigued am a veteran of many otally almost annot but I walk five miles a Many years ago I walked the reater part of One ay in the estate of the great xrd I was walk ing through the Sherwood For est of Robin Hood fame and lappened to hear an interview a at vour to what do you at ribute your physical appear ance Gladstone I eat only when I am I chew every bite 42 then I go out and chop down a He lived a worked this and a few I adopted years later in Nova Scotia I hopped down trees for winter The 42 times stayed with me and 15 years a doc tor in New York advocated Ins and it became known as Today I still masticate my My diet may interest For 30 years in the Far East I lived as the natives I live as they vegetables of little lamb when I walk as I did in Eng land 70 years in Japan in in Hong Kong and Your Lawrence brings I knew Law rence of and at 86 3 salute Dear Reader Thank you for an interesting De spite seme your problems your letter makes me think again of just what old age can Your interest and ac ivity pouits out how much fun he later years can Many eople lead very active li n later As a matter a oldest lived American Sylvester was well a the age of 129 He also fathered a child at age a friend of mine Crawford Adams of Nash reminded me of Thomas Parr who died in England in 1635 when he was 152 years Parr feu in love again a1 the age of fathered a chik and at age 120 he married for a second He still labora vigorously past the age of 130 life In his las because of the fame his age brought he was giv en a greater abundance in Uf and was free of wMe may well have something t do with his demise at age 152 We have a lot to learn yet about how long a healthy lif can be Dear Lamb I was de lighted to read that you ap prove of bicycling wholehear I would like to know if bicycling can cause prostate Dear Reader I hope not 1 ride mine almost every day New stamps OTTAWA CP Two sbt cent commemorative stamps honoring political reforme Louis Joseph Papineau and e plorer Samuel will fo issued May the Canada Pos Office announced GOREN ON BRIDGE BY CHARLES GOREX I in the agreed suit with By TIW criitw Tnbumi only one high he M Neither East expected to contract for small Souths decision NORTH I to bid seven spades on his Q J 3 6 4 j subpar opening demonstrates y Void an ironbound faith in part OAKQS3 which we A10 4 The king of hearts opening WEST EAST Was trumped in the A 7 5 3 A 2 and South noted that he could t A K J10 61 W 9 take all the tricks with utter 02 0 J10 7 5 ease provided that the dia monds incautious approach in the bidding was not matched by a similar attitude in his play of the as the reader will shortly The dosed hand was en tered with the ten of spades at trick and a second heart was ruffed in Another spade was overtaken by the king to ruff the queen of hearts with Norths re maining A club was led to the king so that South could pull Wests last as Norths ten of clubs was staffed The top dia monds were cashed when the suit failed to declarer had a trump left with which to ruff away Easts jack of A to the ace permitted dummy to take the last trick with the nine of The lead of anything but heart by West originally would have defeated the North 5 NT Pas SOUTH A A K10 8 V Q75 0864 KS7 The bidding Fast South West Pass t A 3 f rass 7 A Pass Opening lead King of Souths opening bid of one tpade does not quite measure up to our standard require since the hand is valued at only 12 Opener runs the risk of coping with an awkward problem if partner should respond at the two If does choose to a fretter call would be one club vhich provides him with a convenient rebid over any Norths sudden jump to live no trump is a conventional CM which implies a tre mendous fit with partners suit and requests the latter to proceed solely on the basis of his rump With two rf the top three honors he is requested to bid a grand for declarer would then be one entry short of the number required to ruff out all his hearts and still be able to return to his hand to draw the last THERE W PEPUTY KNUCKLES YER MONTHLY PAYl A SOL PIECE KEMSMPERNOW STAY AWAY FROM THE POKER 1APLE POKER IS AN EVIL GAME RUN W W MEN WHO PREY UTON INNOCENTS LIKE MDUi SAVE YER MONEY FOR THE REALLY LIKE OUR MONTHLYCRAP6AME TNITEATMy PLACE 8 OCLOCK LONDIEBy Chic Young BEETLE BAILEYBy Mort Walker A NICE APE you 6OIH6 WITH HIM I DONT COOPERATE WITH SAKSE OK eriouup i iOOPERATE WITH HIM ORDlKARIUV IP HIS OF DISCRIMINATION 111 ABNERBy Al Capp AH PICKED THIS CAVE SO WED BE IT ROMANTIC AH BRIMS NONE THIS IS MUD MUSHROOM BUTDONT FOLKS SAV THEY GOTASARTIN ARCHIEBy Bob Montana BETTER ChlTWASnCK THAT CHEFS SALAD WAS HI AND LOISBy Dik Browne WHO LEFT THE ENOUOPEDIAS DONT LOOK AT ALLI WS FLAWS WITH WERE SOME OLD BOOKS SHORT RIBSBy Frank ONeol BUGS BUNNY GET BUSY AND SWEEP UP IN SYLVESTER I WAS MEANT FOR BETTER ;