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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 5, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 28 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Saturday, May 5, T973 YOUR HOROSCOPE By JEAN6 DIXON SUNDAY, MAY 6 Vour birthday today: Opens a normal year of healthy C'-cv'd, personal gains ac- cording to your motivation r.i d industry." Success is pro- mised to those young in spir- willing to try. Todays' na- uves have a streak of ori- g.nali.y in their thinking, are i sometimes a bit ahead of their times. ARIES (March 21 April Once youve' done your of the normal Sunday customs of your neighborhood, try for an uneventful day. TAURUS (April 20 May The romantic impulse rises and might get you further into saaaaM Ask Andy Birth of tornado Andy sends a complete 20- set of the Merit Stu- dents Encyclopedia to Meg Walsh, ge 10, of Enid, Okla- homa, for he question: makes a tornado? Tornadoes are born when gigantic storms clash high in the skv. Two great masses of air collide and start a weathery Lightning flashes and thunder roars like big guns. winds lash through the dark grey clouds. The sky is i full of trouble and we expect thunderstorms to deluge down on our heads. Sometimes this j warfare also hatches] a batch of rampaging torna-1 dos, i experts rate a tor- the world's wildest storm. A hurrican is bigger, a blizzard is colder and a cloud- burst is wetter. But a little tor- nado is the fiercest. The strong- heavy air above it. Then the I spinning earth gets into the act. It twists the rising currents around and around like twirl- ing ropes. As they spin faster and faster they form tornadoes. I Weather experts are not sure of everything that happens be- hind the scenes. But they as- sure us that tornados can be 1 made when a mass of cold dry j air climbs up and over a mass of mild moist air. tips are hatching. strewn with id patches of yellow-green light. Here there the clouds dip down funnels that look like runks. A touches the ground. (personal commitments than ex- I pec-ted. GEMINI (May 21 June Scatter jour sunshine and wel- come crnong all your friends, i For the very young it's a recl- Sunday to be remember- ed. i CANCER (June 21 July Afcsr you get past the tall tales and exaggerations of early morning, it's a good Sunday. Ind ulge your conservative sids. LEO (July 23 Aug. Just when things are gOT.g 1 most too well for belief, you I may overs Uite your case end provoke an awkward moment. VIRGO (Aug. 23 Being quietly human ani soci- able is all "that is needed at Giber matlers fall ir.vO place if you let them. LIBRA (Sept. 23 Oct. For once there's little call for your special Put your thoughts on record this eve- ning. I SCORPIO (Oct. 23 Nov. lExpsc-ing ro great miracles i'rcni this part o" jour annual cjcls. yoti be pleased vVih the calm dignity oT this SLT.I3V I SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. .Gentle nudging from i friends and loved ones should j bs plough to set yen straight en anv confusion cf times and nia to Brenda Hunt, age 9, of Calgary Alberta, for her question: sunflow- and a tornado's strength is a tunnel of wild whirling winds. Nobody is sure how fast the furious tornado winds can blow. of 600 or even 700 miles per hour. This is much, much faster and stronger than the wildest hurricane. The ttouble builds up in the atmosphere on a very large scale. Imagine a gigantic mass of wide enough to spread across states and tall enough to rach six miles your to reach six miles above your air traveling along rather fast minding its own business. But it is not alone up there in the sky. Sprawled across itsj patli there is a gigantic mass i of warmish moist air. The warm air is thin a n cl j light. It tends to float upward in bubles and rising currents. The cool air is heavier and tends to stay closer to the ground. Around the masses of warm and cool air meet every day. As a rule, tne cool air wedges its way under the light warm air. There is a fairly gentle mixture of cool dry air and warm moist air and some fairly tame clouds form high in the sky. But sometimes this does not happen. Instead, there is a head-on collision and the cold air runs up and over the warm air. This upset creates a sky- ful of trouble, majbe over sev- eral states. The arm light air tries to rise through the cold Sunflower growers leave the harvest in the field until the backs of the whopping flowers are as dry as cardboard. If the stems are not too tall, they may be cut and har- vested with a combine The seeds can be separated by a thrasher used for soybeans. The seed shells can be cracked in a mill and the mixture dumped into water. Tne light shells float to the top and can be poured off. The tender lit- tle sunflower nut meats at the bottom are drained and thor- oughly dried. Most of us grow just a few sunflowers in the home garden. do not need a lot of fancy euipment. As a rule, our big problem is letting the seeds dry on the stems. It seems that the bird world knows that sun- flower seeds are delicious little snacks, stuffed full of pro- terns, vitamins and other valu- able foods. We can protect our crops with nets. Or we can cut down the huge heads and let them finish their drying in the sun. But while they dry, let's be sure to protect them from birds and mice and other health food experts of the animal world. Questions asked by children of Herald readers should be mailed to Ask Andy, P.O. Box 765. Hnntir.gton Beach, California 92648. (Copyright Chronicle Publishing Co. 1973) CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 Jan. Tempt-tion to set up jokes and games should be kept within bounds. Arranging Ian apparently accidental meet- ing is about the limit. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 Feb. I A glance should make it yourself a break, cicisentrate n solitary pursui 5. 1 PISCES (Feb. ID March Keen commercial interests, business deals, any money mat- ters out cf your life this Sun- clay. 1973. The Chicago Tribune MONDAY. MAY 7 Your birthday todaj: Opens a year of nscessary YCJ need special skills, qualifica'ions busy studying to get Uiem. Today's natives have creative talents, know their way around in fine arts. ARIES (March 21 April JYou can ac; on the passing financial scene, settle your own and group arrangements satis- factorily. Advance family plans, improve home life. TAURUS (April 20 May Tne usual competitive ma- neuvers bring no special pro- progress but diversions and creative ventures thrive. No- body seems motivated to do outline chores. GEMINI (May 21 June Co operation comes readily, helped by emotional hor.s. Business deals begin veil although money received now has strings attached. CANCER (June 21 July Cash in on past investments end redeem obligations. lishcd arranjemer. s are sub- ject to change willi little or no You hava brief pppci-- tunity to tarn the situation to good account. LEO (JnU' 23 Aug. Routine work proceeds er.ough to annoy but your v.ill nc, bs con- structive. Reorganize your own aJlcirs instead. VIRGO