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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 8, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta I HE UBinoniUUE may Your horoscope By JettM Diion MAY 9 Your birthday Following a somewhat mixed the natural thrust of the upcoming year is toward converting potentials into useful assets and tangible gains Many long-range ventures finally start to yield results Relationships at all levels become quiet and ntense. Today's natives have i penchant for pursuing elaborate theories which are not always practical or profitable but nearly always constructive ARIES 21-April Distant contacts are ripe for conversion of into progress Explore nearby business thoroughly tor side unexpected or unexplained differences. TAURUS 20-May Romance falters temporarily as you must go on with other concerns Bemoaning heartache and frustration gets you worse than no results There'll be another better prospects. GEMINI All that s needed today is Flashback By THE CANADIAN PRESS May 1974 The unconditional surrender of all German sea and air forces brought an end to Second World War hostilities in Europe 29 years ago in 1945 The surrender had been signed May 7 by German envoys meeting Allied delegates in a schoolhouse at the temporary headquarters of Gen Dwight supreme allied commander 1429 Joan of Arc raised the siege of Orleans 1541 Hernando de So to discovered Mississippi 1846 First battle of Mexican War fought at Palo Tex 1948 Toronto newspaper publisher Joseph Atkinson died. 1950 Flooding of Red River valley south of Winnipeg forced evacuation of persons and caused million damage. diligence and serenity Expense runs is not to be recouped by tricky schemes. An old annoyance comes to an end if you're willing to leave a habit behind. CANCER 21-July There's another way to do the job. and no point in a big argument over the matter Later you'll see everything in context and wonder how you could see it as it now appears. LEO 23-Aug. Easy does you're as well- off as you do today. Material prosperity is only part of the story. Forcing issues at home leads nowhere you want to go Special care in travel is indicated VIRGO 23-Sept. You may not have worked complete agreement but you and your people have to stand together in co-operation today Set priorities early Family concerns conflict with work schedules LIBRA 23-Oct. Where you've waited too decision may be taken out of your hands or you find others trying to make the decision The simplest way out is the best with no stipulation about future SCORPIO 23-Nov. Put in extra improve your skills and earning power Legal and technical questions tend to be vexing Pause for see the way open before you SAGITTARIUS 22- Dec. There's a stirring of energy which needs channeling Find something else to do besides upsetting what you have going already Listening first should lead you to change your story. CAPRICORN 22-Jan You are basically in control of your situation and responsible for it Be wide-awake and open to suggestion Abide by natural limitations yours and others AQUARIUS 20-Feb. Conservatism is vital to progress today Friends contribute small but important bits of as yet out of context Adopt habits which protect and conserve health PISCES 19-March Early hours are best devoted to serious a pattern established for the day Trivial issues increase and hinder later progress Yor needn't annoy others in turn Goren on Bridge BY CHARLES H. GOREN 1174. TIM Cfticin Trikvnt Both vulnerable South ieals NORTH 9652 A K Q 5 0 K J4 103 WEST EAST A AQJ10 7 J 8 6 V 10 9 4 3 0962 O 873 4976 KJ854 SOUTH K843 '7 TZ 0 A Q 10 5 AQ2 The bidding South West North East 1 0 Pass 1 V Pass 1 4 Pass 4 Pass Pass Dole. Pass Pasc Pass Opening Nine of 4 Man's avarice all too often is revealed at the bridge table. West tried to get rich quick on tod-ay's but found himself in the poor- house instead. The auction was straight- forward. With an opening bid facing an opening North leaped to four spades once the fit was located. West took a took at his 100 honors and could barely wait for his turn to double. West led his top and declarer captured the king with the ace. One look at his combined assets told him that West had to have at least four trumps for his double Had there been noth- ing to guide declarer's natural play would have been to lead trumps twice towards his king in an effort to draw the opponents' trumps before they could ruff away his win- ners. That would have spelled defeat as the cards and South was duly grateful to West for warning him off this line. Not grateful how- to fail to take full ad- vantage of the information afforded him by the double. The only chance to save the contract was to force West to lead trumps to accom- plish West would have to be stripped of all his exit cards This would require a certain amount of defenders would have to fol- low suit while declarer cashed winners. Any chance is better than so declarer set about taking his top tricks. After cashing three heart three diamonds and two declarer ruffed his low club in dummy. At this with nine tricks in the both declarer and West were down to nothing but trumps. A trump was led from dum- my and South covered East's seven with the eight. West was forced to and could only present declarer with the king of trumps for the game-going trick. U'LABNER Ask Andy LEMMINGS Andy sends a complete 20- volume set of the Merit Students Encyclopedia to Charles age of Old New for his question Why do lemmiogs try to crow the People used to say that droves of lemmings jump into thf sea to commit suicide Now we know that nature's animals are brave enough to go on living as long as possible So we must look for another reason to explain why droves of lemmings plunge into the sea The famous lemming'lives high on the slopes of Finland and northwestern Russia. The pretty creature looks like a large fat mouse. He is four or five inches plus a short one inch tail. His furry coat may be brown or marigold with a black shoulder shawl and a few black smudges on his mousy face In he scuttles over the dining on lichens and mosses and low-growing grasses In he lives in tunnels under the snow and keeps on munching the low- growing plants He shares his life with numerous relatives. And their story is a sad tale of what happens when a crowded population multiplies beyond control. The little lemmings stay busy summer and winter and the females bear several litters during the year The three to nine babes are born in a ball-shaped nest made of mosses and lichens and shredded stems Many of those born during the summer are captured by weasels and by buzzards and owls and other hungry animals But in when the tribes of lemmings live in safe burrows below the more of them survive The population multiples and multiplies After a few this population explosion becomes too crowded for comfort. There may not be enough food lor everybody There is no peaceful privacy and the stress becomes unbearable But more broods keep arriving and the crowded conditions get worse From time to groups of older lemmings leave the neighborhood in search of food Usually they migrate to lemming-free valleys across the mountains. But sometimes a serious population explosion sends swarms of lemmings out searching for new homes. This does not happen very but when it many lemmings wander the mountain slopes Lemmings are fine swimmers with waterproof coats. So when they come to a lake or river they do not hesitate to jump in and swim to the other side On their way down the the lemmings may cross several lakes and rivers successfully. But at last they come to the shores of the sea. As far as they it is quite safe to swim across to the other side But the choppy waves are too much for them and countless lemmings perish. the little lemmings do not plan to commit mass suicide Far from it They are searching for new homes where they can continue to feed and multiply. They mistake the wave-tossed sea for a crossable stream and this mistake proves fatal asked by chil- dren of Herald readers should be mailed to Ask P.O. Box. Huntlngton California 92648. Chronicle Publishing Co. Fun with figures By J. A. H. HUNTER When Harry is twice as old as Ron will be when Harry is three times as old as Ron is now. Ron will be one year older than Harry will be when Ron is half as old as Harry is now One of them is in his and of course we have taken ages in complete years. How old is Ron' Yesterday's AMP was 251. Lawrence Lamb M.D. Dear Dr. Lamb I would like any advice you could give me I have had diarrhea for eight years I have gone through a series of tests off and on the past eight years All my tests have been normal I continue to have diarrhea every day. I am 56 years old and have one son. I had a hysterectomy when I was 36 I was in good health until I got diarrhea Would appreicate any advice you could give hie Dear Reader Anyone who has persistent diarrhea must have a careful examination'. There are many causes of this including bacteria and problems such as amoebaisis When all of your examinations fail to shofr anything at you have to consider that the problem is related to stress This too can be treated to some extent Still another possibility is that the person may be one of those rare individuals who has absorption problems. These people often can be helped by changing their diet. Strictly for a testing here is what I recommend in that case Eliminate from the diet all cereals except rice and corn and any foods made with any cereals except rice and corn That means you will have to prepare your own meals Lots of prepared foods contain including some cold hot dogs and even commercial ice cream. eliminate all milk and anything made from milk. Eliminate colas and chocolate Limit your intake of fruit and fruit juices This will leave you with primarily just nee and corn for your diet If your diarrhea disappears on this you can suspect that one of the food groups eliminated is related to your diarrhea The next step then would be to find out which one by adding one group of foods at a time to your diet I would suggest first adding the cereal group since it is less often the culprit Then I'd add the fruits and finally the milk group Anyone who has diarrhea problems should not use colas or chocolate anyway By doing this sim- pie program of self-test- ing you can get enough information to help your doctor pinpoint your problem. If none of this works then he may want to give you some medicine to help slow down the overactivity of your digestive tract on a continual basis. 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 the send 50 cents to the same address and ask for booklet. BONES USED AS SKATES Archeologists have found animals' bones apparently used as ice skates during the Bronze Age in an area today covered by Hungary and Yugoslavia IN MVIMEIIA- SELFISH CHILLUN.7DONT VO'THINK VORE WOULD POLISH SHOOTIN' USSCRAGGS TRAVELLED A THOUSAND MILES TO SHOOT WHAM IS HERE.Y-NO AH SHOOT 7 -J V CHUCK TERRIBLE.' now HAVE W MEN I'M 50RKY TO HEAR THAT. IT SCHOOL A RECENT MY 15 ON THE SHORT MBS IT WENTSOWELLXV At REHEARSAL. HAND LOIS SO THAT'S WHERE THE VITAMIN PILL LANDED THAT DITTO V THREW OUT OF THE V WINDOW BUGS BUNNY DO VOU REALLY HAVE OCCULT OR. ARE YOUR READINGS EASED ON SHREWD OBSER- VATION OF CURRENT TREND'S AND BLONDIE NOBODY'S EVER ORDERED IT TWICE YOU NEVEP HAD IT DID I'LL HAVE CL.AM CHOWDER ARCHIE IN OTHER WORDS... YOU DON'T J LIKE MY LEGS GEE. YOU'D LOOK GOOD IN g THIS LONG SKI NO ..I MEAN ..THIS DRESS IS SO NICE AND... FEMININE I'M SR POP. 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