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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 8, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta May 1973 THE IFTHBRIDGE HERAlD 17 YOUR HOROSCOPE By JEANE DIXON WEDNESDAY, MAY 9 Your birthday today: It is easier to follow your individ- ual destiny now. Intuition leads as usual, but it isn't a substitute for diligence. To- day's natives are nimble and are often graceful dancers. ARIES (March 21 Bright ideas are plentiful but difficult to apply. Make no ex- tra point, add no complications people will attend to that today. Ask Andy TAURUS (April 20 May Personal plans are sidetrack- ed by your concern for sensitive mate or associates. Secang life n terms of your own self-m- erest is incomplete. GEMINI (May 21 June Clear neglected business cor- respondence, balance budgets and accounts. Your cheerful comment makes somebody's day. CANCER (June 21 July Family connections develop short circuits, better inrorma- Ths bowerbird Andy sends a complete 20- volurr-e set of the Merit Stu- dents Encyclopedia to Philip Grady, age 12, of Solon, Ohio, for his question: Is it true that a bowerbird builds a fancy nest? It is true that he is the bird world's master architect and home decorator. It is true that he uses his extraordinary ar- tistics talents to build a most fanciful residence, complete with a landscaped lawn._ How- ever, this masterpiece is not designed to be a nest for eggs or a nursery for grow in g chicks. The bowerbirds' beau- teous bower is a boudoir. Courtship in tho bird world is amazing or amusing, and always charming. In many spe- cies, t he irales dance and prance around and display their handsome plumage to attract the females. After these spec- tacular ceremonies, most of them become diligently devot- ed husbands and fathers. The bowerbirds, however, do not participate in family rou- tine perhaps because they are too exhausted. These artis- tic fellows pour their whole hearts into most elaborate courtships. They are gifted dancers, singers a nd clever mimics But their greatest tal- ents are expended in creating fantastically fancy bowers to attract the females. The 19 or so known species live in Australia and New Gui- nea, some of them in dense, nearly inaccessible jungles. Most of them resemble blue- jays with vivid patches or ruby red or peacock colors. Some wear feathery tufts that look like jaunty berets Each spe- ciees creates his own design for the lavish bower and landscap- ed lawn. A bower bird spends many months constructing and main- taining his work of art His bower is an elaborate chamber of twigs and foliage. He uses shells and shiny stones, berries and flowers to bedeck his whole place with eleabarate designs. He changes the flowers and re- arrange? the decor every day. After all, who knows when a lady bowerbird will saunter by? T he maypole bowerbird builds a teepee with twigs ground a slim sapling. The gol- den bowerbird builds a tower nine feet tall ar.d lines the rooms inside with mosses and lichens and floral arangements. Several species plaster the in- side walls of their boudoirs They use leaves or wads of bark to daub on blue or green- ish mud A few animals use work tools. But only the artis- tic bowerfcirds use paint brushes Often a group of males oc- cupy a forest glade. They eye the creations of their rivals and often snitch bits of firery from each other. When at last a ra- ther drab looking female ar- rives, the glace is a-twitter with excitement. Each m ale dances on his lawn, sings his serenade and perhaps mimics other btrdsorgs. Chances are. the critical female will choose a lover and enter his bower. Then she deserts him for a modest nest she makes for her- self. V The female goes off to build a modest nest, lay the eggs and raise the growing chicks. Mean- time the males keep their bow- ers in apple pie order, waiting for a visit from the next fe- this event is charged with ten- male. Observers report that sion. When one male is select- ed, his rivals register great despair. In one species, believe it or not, a rejected suitor has been known to fall down into a dead faint. Questions asked by children of Herald readers should be mailed to Ask Andy, P.O. Box 765. Ilunttr.gton Beach, California 92648. (Copyright Chronicle Publishing Co. 1973) SUV! V VAI tion becomes important, and a trip is made in haste. sura to include yourself in ga- thering potential b e n e fits. There's enough for all SCORPIO (Oct. 23 Nov. Where yaa've made the proper preparations, this is a good time to make changes in your work Home airaagements are simple. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dcc. Pleasant surprises are promised from raher unlikely people, in accord vith the merits of recent activities. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 Jan. Partner slup involve; MENTION LOVE TO A MWICIAN, ANPWU6ETPRMNEPOUTJ TUMBLEWEEDS-By Tom K. Ryan LEO (July 23 Aug Trivial details bring extersive discussion while some essen- tials are skipped Romance en- dures difficult going pa- tience! VIRGO (Aug. 23 Sept. Acceptance of your schemes is unlikely. Technical advice is susceptible to error get a second opinion, check facts and LIBRA (Sept. 23 Oct. greater care and responsibility, may ba the only really effec- Feb. hve course to take. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 Spiritual considerations en- ter almost every activity today. Worldly goals seem to retreat from direct, energetic move- ment PISCES (Feb. 19 March One word leads to six if you butt in, and your path becomes a conversational de'our. Avoid confrontations LilorvA VOCIM. IP accommodating friends, be, 1S73, The Chicago Tribune LAWRENCE E. LAMB, M. D. X- ray dosage key to problem baoy was born dead. Is it pos- sible for the x-rays to have damaged the eggs left in my ovaries for future pregnancies7 Recently I read in your ar- ticle where you said a woman has all of her eggs or ova she'll ever have at birth, whereas a man produces new. fresh sperm cells each time. Now, I am really vvonied about my next pregnancy. I have been reading so much about x-rays being harmful Dear Reader Excessive radiation can cause problems with future pregnancies. The key word is excessive. We are all ex-posed to certain levels of radiation without it causing us any particular harm. The usual amount of radia- tion from, chest x-rays done properly, and studies used in medical diagnosis cause no to it. Once it has full length, it mil not grow any longer. This is as individual as "having blue eyes, eyes, large ears, small ears, a big nose or a small nose. There aic many tilings that people do to their hair which sometimes cause it to fall out more rapidly and might not allow it to stay en the head long enough to attain its full length. Our hair dicps fiom scalp just as leaves drop from the tiee. We are fortunate in that the hair drops a few at a time instead cf on a seasonal basis like northern troes do. In sense the human hair can consideied like live oaks that drop a few leaves all the time ard grow new ones all the time However, if vou aie dicpping the hair consistently too soon, why then it won't giow so lonq medical uiiayiiusAa uauoc nw i problems. It is common to have 1 By far the best thing to do ,__, _ nvi-iKlorn 1C m It GOREN ON BRIDGE BY CHARLES H. GOREN e im, CMC90 TriboM Neither vulnerable. South deals. NORTH 4AQ53 EAST A 82 2 East Pass O52 A Q 10 6 WEST 4 8 V K Q .T 10 S CQJ87G 494 4.KJS73 SOUTH W A987 OK A52 The bidding: South West North 1 2 3 A 4 A Pass Opening lead: King of s? AJ tho South appears to be off four hearts, one diamond and one he managed to salvage Jus four spade contract by projecting a series of end- plays against one of the de- fenders. South opened the bidding with one spade and West ov- crcalled with two hearts. North made a jump raise to three spades, forcing to game. East was somewhat tempted to enter the auction, however the level of bidding as well as his singleton heart acted as an effective de- terrent. South, of course, proceeded to game m t led the king of hearts and when the dummy was put down, it appeared that the fate of the contract hinged on the fate of the club finesse, inasmuch as the declarer was off two lieart tricks -and one dia- on the face of it. When East followed to the opening lead, South concluded that he had a singleton heart, for West was not apt to overcall at the two level with any- thing less than five card suit. Declarer decided that he might obtain extra working room and thereby improve his chances somewhat by postponing the club finesse until he had first attacked nis opponents' line of com- munications. After winning the first trick with the ace of hearts, he drew two rounds of trumps ending up in the dummy. A diamond led next and East put up the ace, felling South s king. The suit was continued and declarer ruffed. A small club was led and dummy's queen was fi- nessed. East was in with the king and since a diamond return would obviously pre- sent declarer with a ruff and discard, East led back a club. North won the trick with the ten and cashed the see on which South discard- ed a heart. The remaining club was led from dummy, covered by East's eight, and declarer shed another heart, permitting his opponent to lead. This tune East had no es- cape. The forced return of cither a diamond or a club, permitted South to discard his last heart as the dummy ruffed. In all, he lost two dubs and one not a single heart trick. x-rays of the pelvis, particulai- ly if there is any question whether the pelvis will be big enough for normal birth. These are most unlikely to cause any difficulties unless tne individu- al has had lots of other radia- tion. for problem hair is to leave it alone This means avoiding curling, shaightemng. pulling medications, dyeing and 1 combs. Meiely wash it with gentle shampoo (some of the baby shampoos are quite good for "this) about once a week, it gentlv. and leave it Dear Dr. Lamb My eldest alone. If it won't grow under son has a hair problem. He is a negro 1C years of age and his j hair doesn't seem to grow. For I four years he hasn't had his hair cut, and it hasn't grown I since He has tned many kinds of greases and ointments, but none seem to have worked. Is there any kind of home treat- ment or ointments you could reccmmend he use? It seems all his friends have long hair in the bush style and this ma'res him feel bad. His father and I both have good and long hair. Is there anything I could buy j to help him in any way? I hope you print this because 1 my son and I do need help. I've j read about the wav you helped others and I've taken jour Fun with figures I5> J II. I1LNTER Eacli distinct letter in this i very easy addition stands for a particu'ar but different digit i you only have to get the PEAR these circumstances it's likely that anything else will help much Send jour questions to Pr. Lamb, in care of this news- paper, P 0. Box lijl. Radio 'citv Station, New YoiK. N.Y. 10019. For a copy of Dr. Lamb's booklet on low blood stisfar. send 50 cents to the same address and for "Low Blood Sugar" booklet. PEAR (Answer tomorrow 1 Yesterday's answer: Jane 43 i years. Air. Hunter answers all Ict- 1 ters: idtas welcomed. Today in history By THE C PRESS The United Stales Naw carrier Lexington was sunk 31 years ago 1342 the battle cf the Corel Sea, the first Allied man- time victory over the Japa- nese US. end Australian smps joined forces to attack the invasion fleet bound for Port Moresby, the nearest Xev Guinea town to Aus- tralia. The battle was fought completely in the air, since the fleets were never within gun range One Jan-aness came1- was sank and others were damaged or put out of ar'ni 50 tho with- drev ship capsized in Nile River, witn 150 drowned. prison- ers cf war- seized co'itrol of Koje Island camp in Korea. IT'S THE LITTLE WHO CAN'T TALK! SITTING ON M PAJAMAS PRACTICALLY BLONOIE-By Chic Young il TELL HIM TO 63 SOAK HIS HEAD rHEf? ROBARE-THERE'S A GUY OUT HERE THAT DOESNTLIKE YOUR COaKlNS >YC'J CAK! TELL YOUR CHEPTHlS IS T-E WORST FOCO I EVER ASTED.' NYC'JLP VOLI 7PAPE CENT I THAT'S i 'HAVE ON GOMA j, SAD CAT A 55LT fCZ A DOLLARS TriAT OUTFIT U'L ABNER-By Andy Capp HELP YAKAPUNCTURE" WHY P-VUP.1TAMS (IT'S THE MOST MISERABLE PLACE I'VE- S EVER WHAT'S THAT MOISE? Bob Montana WE JUST 60T PINK FROSTING OUT OF OUR CAUt-KlNe GUN AND IN THE MEANTIME.... DONT EAT MISS BEAZUY'S JUGHEAD HAS BEEN DELIVERING DEPAKWf SUPPLIES... AND THEY'RE MIXED I EXPLAINS WHY THE FENCING TEAM GOT SCREW- DWVERS! FOILS? HI AND LOIS-By Dik BATH I HAVS D KEEP YOt COMPANY? SHORT RIBS-By Frank O'Neal AROUND RED SQUARE WITH A PICKET 83TAUSE WW SHE? ALT N HAGAR the HORRIBLE-By Oik Browne BUGS BUNNY YOU'LL YOU'LL- YoU'LL A6 You CATCM IOO UlO WlTrl ;