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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 7, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Lamb M.D. Dear Dr. Lamb My father and I have been in dispute for quite a while over the use of a product to tenderize meat My father thinks that if it tenderizes meat it can also tenderize a person's stomach Is that Dear Reader I won't comment on the controversies surrounding all the various ingredients in but none of these really relate to tenderizing the stomach. Our stomach is protected from tenderizing. The best tendenzer in the world is the acid pepsin juice formed normally by the stomach The hydrochloric acid and the enzyme will start the initial digestion of any meat we breaking it down into smaller chemical units Its action helps to convert solid meat into a slush before it can even leave the stomach The acid pepsin juice in large quantities will digest areas of the small intestine just outside the stomach causing a duodenal ulcer. if you have a faulty closure mechanism at the top of the stomach the acid pepsin juice will regurgutate into the lower esophagus causing or an ulcer This can happen with hiatal hernia For more information on ulcers or hiatal send for booklets I have prepared for readers on these subjects. Send 50 cents for each in care of this P 0 Box Radio City Station. New N.Y 10019 Be sure to ask for the booklet of your choice The stomach is coated with a tough thick layer of mucus that protects the cells of the stomach lining from the acid pepsin juice It likewise protects the stomach from a lot of things we eat I that one danger concerning meat tenderizers can be forgotten If you are worried about the adverse effects of any tendenzer. you can always tenderize meat by marinating it Soaking it in vinegar or wine softens the tough connective tissue and makes it tender Grinding meat round steak to make also breaks up the tough fibers Neither wine nor vinegar will hurt you if used to tenderize meat before cooking it Any alcohol present will be destroyed in the cooking process You can marinate any meat or poultry. the longer a meat is cooked at low the more tender it will become. The persistent low heat will break down the tough fibers and do the job for you. Dear Dr. Lamb Will daily doses of digitalis have an effect on one's sex life' I have been taking it for a heart ailment for about a and my sex life has almost gone to zero. Dear Reader but heart disease requiring digitalis often is severe enough to limit one's inteiest in sex or sexual capacity. To the extent that digitalis helps your it actually can improve your sex life. There are a lot of serious medical problems that literally shut off sexual function. The correction of the sexual problem that then occurs is totally dependent upon how much improvement in one's general health can be achieved Send your questions to Dr. in care of this P.O. Box Radio City New N.Y. 10019. For a copy of Dr. Lamb's booklet on send 50 cents to the same address and ask for booklet. Fun with figures Each distinct letter in this easy addition stands for a particular but different digit A lesson in what's this AMP to you' Thanks for an idea to G A Alabama Yesterday's 20 oranges. Goren on Bridge BY CHARLES H. GOREN c The Chictio Tritont Both vulnerable South ieals NORTH Q976 K4 O A 542 K J6 WEST EAST A 8 52 VQJ10 0797532 0 K 10 8 6 07 10 9432 A Q875 SOUTH A A K J 10 4 3 V A86 C Q J 9 3 Void The bidding South West North East I Pass 3 A Pass I Pass 4 0 Pass i A Pass Pass Pass Opening Queen of The defense did not give declarer a break in a key side but declarer found a way to bring home his well-bid slam Once North jump raised us spade South became interested in slam Since a bid of four no trump to ask For aces would not South did not care how many aces North but whether he had the ace of cue-bid his control When North first-round control of declarer decided that a spade slam was an d d s -on and wasted no time in getting here West led the queen of learts and. as soon as dum- my came it was obvi- ous that the success of the contract depended on the di- amond could not afford more than one loser. If the suit divided there would be no problem. South had to bend every effort to counter a possible or 5-0 split in the suit. He won the heart lead in dummy and ruffed a club with a trump honor. The spade ace was dum- my was entered with the nine of trumps and another club was ruffed high. After the ace of hearts and a heart declarer ruffed dummy's remaining club. As a result of all this pre- paratory both declarer and dummy were down to one trump- and four dia- monds. Now South led the queen of diamonds. Since covering with the king would not West made a fine defensive play by refusing to cover. declarer was equal to this contingen- cy. He continued with a low and when West played the declarer ducked in This safety play guaran- teed the contract. If East followed to the second dia- mond the ace would drop the king on the next round and declarer's remain- ing diamond would be high. When East showed West was endplayed. A heart or a club would present declarer with a and a diamond lead would be away from the king into declarer's combined tenace. Jl Your horoscope MAY I Your birthday You are strictly on your own inner resources in this coming year of strong upbeat effort. No amount of material wealth can substitute for serenity of spirit or the riches of emotional communion. Intuition plays an enormous role throughout all phases of your daily living Today's natives wield extra power within their local sphere by their orginality of thought and willingness to speak out ARIES 21-April Meeting new people precipitates delayed changes. Existing problems and issues are put aside in favor of finding new opportunities. Legal advice should be sought and carefully heeded. TAURUS 20-May Press forward with your paying no attention to last-minute schemes presented by outside sources or even from good friends. Resist temptations to loaf. GEMINI 21-June Just when you've got matters all somebody has a different idea or doesn't understand. Be optimistic as you get the show back on the road Your own judgment is reliable. CANCER 21-July Naturally you consolidate projects and schedules today to get a stronger impact on a narrower limited goals fully achieved. Avoid expressing impatience. LEO 23-Aug. people not so closely associated with your regular ventures turn out to be helpful Keep good clear notes and records of what you guarantee. A speculative urge is probable. VIRGO 23-Sept. Tension but beware hasty skimming of details. You may not have at hand the right standards by which comparisons can be made. Evening hours great for poetic justice LIBRA 23-Oct. Overconfidence is the normal condition now. Go full speed ahead in creative ventures imagination can be highly constructive You needn't cater to others' pleasures. SCORPIO 23-Nov. Speculation comes up in many attractive all of them incomplete. Emotional romantic and provoke overdoing. Hold on a bit. SAGITTARIUS 22- Dec. Optimism shouldn't lead you to abandon back- as some minor revision is almost certain sometime today Postpone major avoid being pressured. CAPRICORN 22-Jan. Secret deals generate potential financial stress. Be sure that you either complete regular routine or. have somebody else attend the salient parts Later hours bring special insight. AQUARIUS 20-Feb. Again you stir up more fuss and distraction than you along with possible extra expense of settling restless friends Aside from it's not likely to be an exceptional day. PISCES 19-March If you can abstain from plunging into broad let well enough you'll thrive on this relatively quiet day. Be sure you know the latest from your loved ones Ask Andy THE METRIC SYSTEM Andy sends a complete 20- volume set of the Merit Students Encyclopedia to Richard age of Toronto for his Where did the metric system It is thought that our remote ancestors learned to count on their ten fingers If this was it seems likely that they would have invented the metric system way back at the dawn of history Maybe they did and this bit of information was lost But so far as we the neat metric system was not invented until the late 1700s And its place of origin was France When people wish to trade obviously they must agree on some system to measure them. If you think about you realize that there must be a basic unit to measure another to measure weight and another to measure volume. It seems that each early civilization came to this same basic conclusion. until fairly recent each country selected its own particular basic measuring units. Canada and the American Colonies inherited their basic units from the British imperial gallon and pound. These were complicated by a hodgepodge of feet and rods and fathoms and many other odd units. Portuguese and many other countries introduced a multitude of still more measuring units As far as the North Americans made their measurements correspond with the British imperial basics in a quiet several French thinkers came up with a sensible solution to the problem. In the year Gabriel the vicar of Samt Paul's church at suggested a more logical method of measuring. It was based entirely on the decimal system of tens. His basic unit was the meter. Its proposed length was based on a tiny fraction of arc of a great circle of the earth. In those this geographical concept was a stroke of genius A great of has 360 degrees Each degree has 60 minute degrees and each minute unit has 60 second units. Other French scholars helped to perfect the idea and in a geodetic survey was made to measure a precise arc between France and a point near Barcelona in Spain. This elaborate groundwork gave the meter on which the original metric system was based. And the whole idea was all the way Word additions were invented to partition and to extend it and these same additions were to name the metric units of weight and volume The tedious task progressed through the years. And in the original metric system was presented to the French National Assembly by the Paris Academy of Sciences. Though the basic system was admired by many thinkers around the nobody was completely satisfied Eventually this led to the establishment of the International' Bureau of Weights and Measures For this the French donated a site at a suburb of Paris. From time to there have been revisions to make the basic units more precise and possible improvements will be made in the future. 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