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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 20, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 26 THI LETHBRIDOI HHAID May JO, 1970- Your Horoscope By JEANE DIXON THURSDAY, MAY 21 Your birthday today: The Sun enters Gemini at a.m. Eastern Daylight Time today. In oilier years the time is different. Those bom earlief are Taureans while those bom later are Geminis. Both Taureans and Geminis with birthdays today face a year of testing, social pres- sures, and demands which are likely to awaken and bring into fuller use latent intuitive powers, musical tal- ent, and spiritual awakening. ARIES (March 21 April This is a relatively qtu'et day which you should put to good use by getting as much done as your energies will cover without undue fatigue. TAURUS (April 20 May An early start gets you on top of a fairly complex day, gives you added chances to attend personal matters as well as your regular work. Health care itmes are up for considera- tion. GEMINI (May 21 June Close co-operation on details comes a bit easier. Take ad- vantage of a tranquil mood for thinking rather than idel chat- ter. CANCER (June 21 July 22) Anything well started should bi pressed vigorously with all available means. It's worth the effort to overcome a streak a laziness. Being a bit differen is refreshing, attracts helpfu attention. LEO (July 23 Aug. It takes determination, perhaps vision beyond ordinary, to stick to the planned schedule. VIRGO (Aug. 23 Sept. Domestic and family affairs are amenable to changes anc improvements today. Unfinish- ed chores can be cleared off or dispensed without strain. LIBRA (Sept. 23 Oct. Let well enough alone now and Bridge Results Wed., April 22, Hamilton School N.S. 1. Mr. and Mrs. N. Jurkovlcrii 3. T. Mlchaelts, G. Roberts; 3. B. Nlls- H. Balcovske. E.W. 1. D. Michaells, W. Zumsteln; K. Bentsen, J. Maegaard; 3. L. Santa, G. Perry. Wed., April a, Ladles Club 1. K. Bentsen, G. Redferni D. Cranston, L. Smith; 3. P. McCann, F. McMatb. Thurs., April 21, Hamilton School N.W. 1. W. C. Broadfoot, B. Evans; 3. .P McLean, B. Nllsson; 3. G. Mai J. Maegaard. E.W. I. Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Foss; 5. K. Oliver, C. Sudelkat; 3. D. Mlchaelis, W. Zumsteln. Frl., April 24, Hamilton School N.S. 1. M. J. Grant, J. Landeryou; 1. E. Goodman, .B Evans; 3. Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Broadloot. E.W. 1. D. Mlchaells, W. Zumsteln; 2. 0. Solce, N. Nelson; 3. J. Ayer, G. Mlllloan Sunday, April Unit, Hamilton N.S. 1. K. Dunne, I. Shaw; 2. M, J. Grant, J. Landeryou; 3. E. Fox, R. Mlron. E.W. 1. Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Foss; 5. Mrs. H. E. Ballour, Mrs. W. C. Broadfoot; 3. D. Mlchaells, W. Zura- steln. Wed., April 29, Hamilton School A Section N.S. 1. B. Nilsson, W. C. Broadfoot; J.-3. W. J. Ellert, R. J. Thlelen and Mr. Mrs. .M Hodgson. E.W. 1. D. Mlchaells, W. Zumsteln; 5. B. Palmer, Mrs. W. C. Broadloof; 3. Mr. and Mrs. U. Wylle. Section N.S. 1. 0. Solce, J. R. McKay; 2. F. GIHsn, L. Smith; 3. E. culler, A. Culler. E.W. 1. V. Martin, L. Frandsen; 2. M. Woblck, F. McDonald; 3. C. Sudelkat, V. Fukuda. Wed., April 27, Ladles Club 1. R. Nelson; 2. L. Smllh; 3. f. Mc- Donald. Thurs., April 30, Hamilton School N.S. 1. W. Waters, J. Grant; 2. B. Nllsson, E. Fox; 3. L. Smith, 0. Solce. E.W. 1. Mrs. M. R. Mraiek, Mrs. K. W. McLean; 2. N. Nelson, E. Miller; 3.-1. Mr. and Mrs. .W Foss and R. Wo- blck, V. Fukuda. just float through the day do- ing a nominal coverage of the high spots. Complicated mat- ters can be worked out later. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 Nov. Original solutions to outstand- ing problems occur to you. Check for feasibility, and find some way of implementing them. Not all will fit, but some will bear results at once. SAGITrAHIUS (Nov. 2-Dee. Start early and get the chance to set a good example. You may try a novel approach or short cut to good advantage. CAPRICORN (Bee. 22 Jan. Obscure information comes to your attention, possi- bly for immediate and profit- able use. Confidential matters proceed smoothly with con- inued care. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 Feb. Seek introductions, con- tracts with people who have ac- cess to whatever you most want to know or develop. Busi- ness deals .are not ready for settlement, but can be brought 'orward considerably, PISCES (Feb. 19-March At present you must scrupu- lously take into account the feelings of all those associated with you in either business or jpurely personal ventures. 1970, Newsday, Inc. THE WELL. CHILD Housewife Has Role In Water Pollution By WAYNE G. BRANDSTADT. Written for Newspaper Entcrprim Ann. Much has been written on the increasing menace of water pollution but very little on what the average housewife can do about it. Since household deter- gents are an Important source of pollution, a great deal of at- tention has been focussed on ways of decreasing their harm- ful effects. About four years ago the alkyl benzene sulfonate in detergents was replaced by linear alkylate sulfonate. This substitution greatly reduced the amount of foaming in sewage. Now several local organiza- tions have launched campaigns urging housewives to replace detergents high in phosphate with others of low-phosphate content. Studies have shown be- yond a doubt that phosphates, an important ingredient of fer- tilizers, stimulate the growth of algae, a low form of plant life, ;o the detriment of fish and other forms of aquatic animal jfe. This is because, as the dead algae decompose the wa- ter loses its dissolved oxygen. Much of the blame for the kill- ing of Lake Erie stems from this source. Lists showing the phosphate content of various brands of de- tergent are available from Northwestern for Better Environment, Nortl western University, Evanston 111. 60201 or from ECO Bulli tin, Rodale Press, Emmaus Pa. 18049. Q 1 contracted malnri during the Second World War My last attack was in 1946. it possible for me to have in- other attack of this disease? A An attack of malari confers no immunity to sub- sequent attack. If, however, have been cured for 24 years you will not get a recurrence unless you are bitten again b an infected anopheline nwsqui to. Q What is Ritalin given for? Is it harmful to take tt for a prolonged period? Is it under any other trade name? A This drug is given us a stimulant to persons who an convalescing or are debilitated to victims of narcolepsy or de- pression and to children whc are overactive. It should be ta ken only under medical super vision and should be used wit caution by anyone with nig blood pressure. The drug by it self is not sold under any othe trade name only in combina tion with other drugs. Approaching Hot Weather Haunts U.S. Utilities Firms NEW YORK the hot weather days approaching many United States utilitie companies are haunted by th memory of last summer's elee trie power shortages and the great blackout of 1965 in South em Ontario' and Quebec an the Northeastern U.S. Can they happen again? A recent survey for the fed eral administration listed po ;ential trouble spots as New York City, Chicago, St. Louis and Minneapolis-St. Paul. Replying to a later Assoc ated Press survey, large power companies said they were no expecting major problems though New York and Minnea polis-St. Paul forecast the pos- sibility. This the federa report said, "the entire eastern seaboard, except for New Eng and and Florida, will face ight power-capacity problem even if normal summef tern leratures prevail, fuel supplies are adequate and all of the sy stem capacity performs as :cheduled." Insufficient generating capac ty was the main reason for concern in the East, the re- port said, where air condition ers abound. New York City's Consoli [ated Edison said it might have to take power conservative measures under conditions ol extremely heavy usage. VARN OF BROWNOUTS In Minneapolis, utility orfi- ials warned of possible 'brownout s" or selective jower reductions, this summer. Ewald, chairman of North- rn States Power Co., said il was a "clear and present dan- er" of hazardous power short- ges. GOREN BY CHARLES H. GOREN K lin: ty TW Trltml Neither vulnerable. East deila. NORTH North Pan S764J 0104 4432 WEST EAST AQ109S AJ54 VAtZ luht and for East tha ON BRIDGE moment of decision was M hand. At one table, he pvt up the king and continued with the ace, declarer ruffing with the seven of hearts. The dummy was entered with the ace of spades to lead a trump. East played tha five, South the ten and West was in with the king. Tha club return was ruffed with the. eight of hearts and declarer led the queen of trumps. East played tha aca and returned a diamond, South was in to drtw the lut trump with the jack and claimed'the balance with good diamonds. He lost two hearts and one club. At the other table, East took a different course after winning the original cluh lead. He reasoned on the basis of South'] original overt call in diamonds, that the latter probably held six moods and five hearts. peated diamond leads might therefore put West in position to overruff the dummy, if ha had a spot la hearts to top North's six. At trick two, East to a diamond, and North wu in with the ten to lead a trump. South's ten wu taken by West's king and the latter returned a second diamond. East won the next heart lead with the king and led a third diamond. West scored the) setting trick by ruffing ia with the oue ot hearts. One problem for some power companies may be the dwin- dling number of U.S. coal mines. Coal is used to produce electricity in many areas. However, the Northeast Power Co-ordinating Council, formed after the 1965 blackout, said coal shortages .will have minimum impact on the opera- tions of its members in New England, New York and On- tario because of stockpiling and alternate fuel supplies. The 1965 blackout occur- red Nov. 9 after transmission lines failed from an Ontario generation station, diverting current to other lines on the northeast interconnection. These succumbed in sequence to the increased load and an es- relays, circuit breakers transmission facilities to Umated people plunged into darkness as suit. Since then, coundl members have installed specially de- signed and co-ordinated protec- and _______ help circumvent the possibility of another blackout in the area The New York power popl made up of seven private utili- ties, and the New 'York Power Authority, has set up a multi- million-dollar trouble-shooting centre in Schenectady, N.Y. Technicians at the centre art in constant tele phone contact with utilities throughout the Northeast and Canada, co-ordi- nating activities regarding mal- functions and their likelihood." New Evidence Produced On Mass Seal Killings LONDON (CP) The Sim day Telegraph says that evidence of the mass slaughte of seals on a scale far exceed ing that which raised a publi outcry in the Gulf of St. Law rence has been produced." The newspaper, in a London- written story, adds: 'A report to be submit. :ed to the Norwegian govern ment alleges that in six weeks Canadian and Norwegian hunt ers slaughtered over seals in the Northwest Atlantic "The man responsible for the new evidence is Colin Platt, a senior official of the Interna the He panied the Norwegian ional Society for ion of Animals. Protec accom sealing leet in its annual hunt off the coasts of Labrador and New- 'oundland as official observer or the Norwegian government "He described the slaughter as economic suicide and sale hat unless the Norwegian anc Canadian governments impose a strict now is im- posed in the Gulf of St. Law- many experts believe hat the seal herd will be wiped out." Platt Is quoted as saying that, race the Gulf of St. Lawrence quota of had been reached, Canadians joined the Norwegians in "unrestrict- ed slaughter out in interna- ional waters." Platt said the offshore hunt wgan on March 22 and lasted until the third week of April. He Neic Warheads facilities 'n Montana GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) is under way at Malm- strom Air Force Base near iere on facilities to handle war- leads for the advanced model the Minuteman missile. The faculties will K used to inspect and store 'arheads. A spokesman said o m e of the 200 Minutemen missiles in silos throughout entral Montana arc going to c replaced by an advanced rocket. The armouncement did not ay how many weapons would involved or when the con- ersion would lake place. was q u o t e d as saying that to the first 10 days more than OQO baby seals were clubbed to death. He described as "mass mur- der" an incident off Newfound- land's Notre Dame Bay in which be said six marksmen fired into a massive colony of adult seals from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., killing almost One Province 'Impractical' Says Dief WINNIPEG (CP) Former prime minister John Diefen- baker has dismissed as "kite- flying" Federal Supply Minis- ter James Richardson's pro- posed Canada West Council to study the possibility of evolv- ing a single prairie province. Mr. Diefenbaker termed the idea "totally impractical" a brief news conference Monday at Winnipeg airport. He was on his way from Saskatoon to Ot- tawa. 'I would like you to tell me about any other govemmeO that gave up its rights of gov- ernment ta order to trans- fer them to some other institu- tion." Mr. Diefenbaker added a central government would be ;oo far removed from the peo- ple. Mr. Diefenbaker also criti- cized the federal government or the present postal situation. "The government has been so weak, indeed, so unjust in its attitude that the workers have been driven to do something." THEN I'LL COLOR THIS ONE THIS ONE MiN, ANP THIS ONE WE, CAMPUS Larry Lewis BLONDIE-By Chic Yonn( BKEILE BAILEY-By Mort Walker 5 INSISTED OH A TUB BATrt U'L AKNER_By Al Capp -KISHTf-M'l WWW GO ONLMfJ IT.r.'BUnHISMOWIN' IG-GOT t SOUNDS WHAT A DEVILISH LIFEVOJ MUST BE DONTY4 KNOW WHAT GETTIN'A-ANGEL-CAKE FROM QANQ'MIANS? Bob Montana ARE THEY ALL JUST LOOK. A 6RADUATIW AT THE SCHOOL 'AAA6NA PAPERS AND CUM CANDY1 WRAPPERS UTTER-. ALL OVER.THE BUS'? LAWN.' WHO IS RESPC______ FOR THAT irrrcRiy HI AND LOIS-By Dik Good News Story FRESNO, Calif. (CP) Twenty-three students sur- prised a retired couple, Mr. and Mrs. Percy Williams, and icld a paint-in. The teen-agers aid out their own painted the six-room Wil- iams home white with blue rim. "We c o u 1 d n't afford to said Mrs. Williams. "I ian hardly believe it... ads are wonderful." DATES BACK 74 YEARS iWiami, Fla., was founded in 11896. TRtXieff YOU LITT SHORT RIBS-By Frank O'Neal MB THE KINS EVER VOU A RWCNIrleWCK. FOR'CWS OF JOKES? O BUGS BUNNY ;