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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 2, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 16 THE ICTHBRIDGE HERALD Tueidciy, May 1, 1972 YOUR HOROSCOPE By JEANE DIXON MAY Varied discussions run Tour hirlhihv locln.v This Hunger than you'd like, bill are Is a year at experiment ;iml preferable to silent disayriT- nhrupl impulses usually with incuts. The livening hours are wilh Rood feeling. I.KO (July 2.1 Aug. Your persuasive powers come lo a peak according lo how bad- ly you wanl the resulLs. lie sure you don't ask for loo much. 21! Scnl. You have an odd chance of reaching people at more pro- found levels than usual. Be can- dit! v.'ith them. LIBIt.Y (Scpl. 2.1 Oct. It is lime lo stand up for what you believe in. Compromises Being rushed'into anylhing is only creale worse problems at unlikely lo make a difference I a future dale. Add something some laM mimile luck Hint makes lliinp> I urn out all right. Kinnlionnl lies deepen. Today's natives are mlngiied by all forms of magnetism, ranging from physical lo psy- chic forms, usually skilled in its application. A KIMS (MniTli 21 Try to simplify your work and your attitudes toward it You may be wasting lime and tem- perament on mere side issues. TAI'FIUS (April May Don't play games whatever it is you're w i t h doing. and acquaintances are heller left out of preliminary si ages. ('APISIC'OHN (Dec. 22 Jan. There is a practical limit in lime liard and how long you can push vocation or business action. Hest, focus your energy in home and loved ones. AQl'AHIUS (Jan. 20 Feb. If you can stay uut of the front lines, long-standing issues can clarify. Your appeal to peo- ple in authority should be di- rect. PISCES (Feb. 19 March Modest advances on all impor- tant personal projects are indi- cated. Keep your own counsel about any financial prospects. (1972: By The Chicago Tribune) in cither direction. Rather, he the one who encourages others. lo your reserves. SConi'IO (Oct. 23 Nov. i (May 21 June j Carry on at yesterday's speed, Old friends help you along. I without letting stressful news j but somewhere during this busy I make you change directions, day you come to conflict about j Fresh and interesting assis- what to do and where. t'AM'KH (June 21 July tar.ce is at hand. SArilTTAltll'S (Nov. 22-Dcc. LAWRENCE E. LAMB, M. D. Disease found in black race Dear llr. Lamb am s had difficulty at less than 5.000 black male, 2-1 years of age. j feet. These have been indivi- My concern is about informa- j duals doing heavy physical lion about sickle-cell anemia. activity. Obviously, this Is it found predominantly in' 1cm has lo be considered in the black race? Also what are j anyone involved in aviation or its symptoms and is it inherit-1 individuals traveling to ed? I mountainous regions Ucar Header Yes, sickle About one in American cell anemia is z disease pre- j blacks has Ihis problem and dominantly of Africans and about 8 per cent of all Ameri- people of African descent, and can blacks have the trait: that can be inherited. Tire difficul- ty is in the iron hemoglobin chemical In the red blood cells which carry oxygen. Complex chemical compounds such as hemoglobin have a structure or form. In sickle-cell anemia, a minor variation in this chemi- cal compound causes it to change its form and distorts the shape of the blood cell to a sickle shape, hence the name sickle-cell anemia. The deformed red blood cell Is not able to pass through the (jny blood vessels in the body. When many of these deformed cells stick in the blood vessels in the area, they interfere with normal circulation in that re- research suggests that there gion and may cause tissue arc medicines which can be death. This often occurs in the taken to avoid the acute epi- spleen, causing severe pain, sodes by preventing the change but it can also occur in the in form of the hemoglobin in kidney or other areas of the the red blood cells. There is body. still work lo be done on this The change in the shape of i and il is still in a study phase Ihe hemoglobin can be caused i by a team of investigators. by a decrease in oxygen or Of course, if a black desired, certain illnesses. If many cells it would be wise to have gene- is, they can pass on Ihe ien- dency to their children even Ihough the parent may ntJt have any difficulty Obviouslv, when turo apparently normal individuals who have the trait marry, their offspring may then have sickle-cell anemia. The presence of sickle-cell anemia and the (rait which can bo transmitted lo children can be delected wilh special blood tests that have been developed m recent years. While the trflit isn't much of a problem, hav- ing the full-blown disease is 3 Colors of prism Andy scuds a complete 20- volume set of the Merit Stu- dents Encyclopedia lo Ste- phen van Gelder, age 10, of Dorval, Quebec, Canada, for his question: How (Iocs a prism make colors? You may find this bard to be- lieve, but all those rainbow colors are there in every sun- 'ieam also in every ray of light from a lamp or a bulb, a candle or a campfire. Most of the Lime we do not see them because they blend together lo make themselves invisible. But a litllc glass prism, shaped like a stretched pyramid, can sep- arale a blended sunbeam and make it show its separate col- ors. One reason why light is so hard to understand is because we cannot see it. Even if we uld, it moves too fast for our es. Besides, it carries little Cancer pill for smokers TORONTO asFiimi' thai Ihe latter held Ihe kmc nf IflC in (Jia red suits. In an attempt to develop A reentry .lo West's hand, East-alertly played the nine of spades at trick which dislodged declarer's Vinp. The queen hearts was put thru for n finesse and was in with the He TOW underled the ace of spades, returning the. IIis were rewardc-d when West ivon with Ihe queen and realizing (hat hi? partner desperately desir- ed a led back a club -and East cashed oui_ tricks in thut suit Lo S2L .South down by one. Declarer could have fru.s- Iraicd the defensive heroics >by playinp the jack of spadrs from NIC Xnrlh hand at the- opening East is obliged In put up Ihe nee, tlirrchy assuring South of winning the return with DIP king. Af- ter HIP. hc.iri, fintvNic. is ink- rn and arts in uiih Ihf? he h.i.s no way lf> put, (Ins pa finer in. If ht1 loads hark the. ion of diamonds, .Sniiih plays ihi; queen and pulls thn rem.'lining ttump wi'h. the jack of Thu ncft anri king nf diamonds arc fished. North's h.ind ia u illi Ihe aiv. of ht-nrls, nnd Ihe prli nf di.i- monds- n placi! for one m declarer's clubs. .Sotilh's- IIIJ-M.-S ron.iM of trick cadi in he.nrls. and ICnsL's takeout douhlo clearly mdi- rnied ih.it the nrp of rhihs voiilfl bo nlf fiidr and declar- er j-lwuk' --vi'iy cffoi t prevent Wrsi from m-ttirm; :i Mcnml UlTU Nl :lilule of experimental medicine and suryery, said in an inter- a synthetic hoi- e flci-oid known as PCN has proved itself in tests on labora- tory animals as providing pro- tection against lethal doses of nicoline. He said it also gives protec- tion apainst some cancer-caus- ing emissions from motor vehi- cle exhausts. He is investigating PCN's ability to destroy carcin- ogens in tobacco smoke that cause cancer, be said. Dr. Selye participated in a symposium sponsored by the Association of Professional En- gineers of Ontario. He said PCN stinu''.'tes pro- duction of enzymes, suostances which act as catalysts in the body's metabolic processes and break down deadly carcinogens into harmless carbon and water. Tr.king i PCN pill twice a day might provide immunity from lung cancer, he said, adding that an amount of PCN prov- ided e r -c e n t protection against fatal injections of mer- cury and digitilis. Dr. Eelyc said tests of PCN on humans are being held up by the federal food and drug direc- torate He added lhaf as much ss five years of tesling are re- quired lo ensure that drugs do not cause cancer before they can be tested on humans. bundles of energy Loo small to imagine and it pulses along in tiny waves that make a minia- ture molehill look like a moun- tain. But we can try lo imagine its antics and then strain our brains to figure out whal happens when a beam light strikes a glass prism. Imagine a zillion straigh lines running this way and tna way across every corner of a room, They zoom back and forth fast enough to circle the equator seven times in a single second. They bounce back iron this and that solid surface am tan out in all sorts of differen directions. These frantic antics are invisible to our eyes, bu they go on wherever there is light. It is also hard to Imagine Hie pulsing JittJe wsvclentns of light. That is, unless you can picture one inch sliced into 250 million equal pieces. Each one of these tiny lengths is called "angstrom" and the wavelengths of light are mea- sured in. angstroms. Those thai we can see in rainbow colors range from to ang- strom units. The shortest ones are the violet blues in the range. Greens have long wave- lengths, the yellow and orange are still longer. The red rays have Ihe longest wavelengtlis in the angstrom range. A glass prism creates a rain- bow by bending the blended waveleugUis of a sunbeam at different angles. Its slopin; side bends (he shorter wave- lengths the most and the long- est ones the least. This sepa- rates them and fans them out in different directions. When they are separated from their invisible blend, they have lo show their true colors. And they must arrange themselves in a special order to match the different wavelengths. The shortest blue rays are sorted into their colored bands, then the greens, the yellow and orange tints. The reds appear at the opposite end from the blues, because their longest wavelengths are bent the Feast. Tins pattern is called the vis- ible spectrum. Its colored hands match those in the rain- bow because all light is a blend of the same wavelengths. Sometimes an oily puddle also separates the colors hidden in invisible light. Tliis pattern may be a bit blurry, huts its spectrum colors copy the or- derly bands created by a prism. Questions aKfceo iiv cnlTrJiOD of Herald readers should be mailed lo Ask Andy. P.O. Box Huntington Beacii, California (Copyright Chronicle) 1 nhiishing Co. 1972) centre CAUIAMY chnir- i pants with an ideal almosphcro li.o.i of tin- Calgary Drug In- in which lo discuss their com- I formation Ci-ulre said here lack I moil problems. of federal funds has shelved "ft would have been an ideal i pi.ins for huroin rchabilita- i way for them lo try to make a I lion cenlri! in southern Alberta. go of life without, the needle. termed the proiscl and (o gam self-confidence and lo niarinative" and p whnt it is like to be pro- coiiirihuiinii In work rluclive, since the plan called hcinc done lo the drug for them lo become involved in orpnnizerl building He lolil a news conference Rsliniidctl cost nf the project, Ihe ivm-iwdn-ul usr of rtrupj, a year, he sairf. 1 dire-flunk1, lit which the proj- .submillcd, only ap- proved Ihroe of innovative Alherlii projects and they orig- inMc-d in Krlmonlon, Lcllibridfic and Ilcd Doer. Mr. Mills said IIu> prnjecl. (nuislVcC hy iiiujrui] diriidor lo bo developed on miles nod Invest i p-irlic- ipalmn by ,-jii jnnng heroin ad- dirl.v" tin; I.IVINC "A cnmimma! living mcpl pliHiiHvl, mil] ivilh I hi1 Idc.'ilinn ;iy friini Iho 1 IIITV-IIITS ;ind ndvcrsc indir j rjiciN of Ihi! iirbiin scene, il uniild have provided pnrlici- I LEARNED TUO 7HIN6S IN SCHOOL TODAY I LEARNED THAT if W DON'TUATCH WHERE.YOU'RE 60IN6.W CAN 6ET KNOCKED POWM IN THE AND I ALSO LEARNED THAT THE DRINKINS FOUNTAIN OUT OF ORDER! n'5 NOT OFTEN THAT fXI CAN LEARN TWO NEU7HIN6S IN ONE PAY! TUMBLEWEEDS-By Tom K. Ryon GET OUT ANP SELL. PAPERS, REMEM9ERTHE IMMORTAL WORPS OF THURLOW QUKSGLY1 FIRST PAPErWYi SAP, THERE WAS A PROPI6Y! ANP HIS IMMORTAL WORPS? BLONDIE-By Chic Young HE MUSTVE HEARD J COAT V BEETLE BAILEY-By Mori Walker S, MERE'S- UMBEELLA tOAN'EP TO I TVlE LI'L ABNER-By Al Capp LAW' s-so is Dokj'r HAVE A CARE IN ARCHIE-By Bob Montana WILL YOU IVELL...SCIENCE, D16 THE SlT BAIN CAUSE HOLES FOR OF OUR PLANT I TROUBLES.' SCIENCE? MAYBE r ETSVENSEt WE HAVE TO DIGTHE SET ALL THESE W HOLES. OUT NOW FOR STUDY IN OUR PLANT SCIENCE HI AND LOIS-By Dik Browne X FINP THAT 'S THE DISPENSER OF ADVICE.V.WA1 HUMOR, SUNDRY IN FORMATION, LOCAL ___. AND WORLD EVENTS SHORT RIBS-By Frank O'Neal AS; MY LOYAL SBJ.-CK RMS A LOTOF NOSE AO ABET THEY SONG TO CALL IT BUGS BUNNY IXMSFltlCIO fCI'l Police they are invcsliRalini! Iho death Friday of Hicky IIlus, 211,