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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 25, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 22 LETHBRIDOE HERALD May 1974 Ask Andy PLAN4RIANS Andy sends a complete 20- volume set of the Merit Students Encyclopedia to Lisa age of Cones for her What is a He looks like a small flat which is one reason why the planarian is classed as a flatworm We rarely notice him for he spends the day hiding on the shady side of rocks and water weeds. But in the early the planarian became suddenly famous Researchers discovered that the shy little flatworm is a remarkable student Of all things. The wormy planarian is about half an inch long If he could be enlarged to human he would be mistaken for a Halloween sheathed in a black sheet He has a wide triangular head and his little tail tapers to a point He has two round eye-spots that looks like bright eye holes in his black Halloween sheet Sometimes he lives in a patch of very wet soil But he prefers a coohsh where the water is fresh and not too mudyy. He will even settle for a bubbling spring. During the he glides through his watery searching for meat. During Fun with figures It wasn't far to the road where thej both so Ron and Greg helped each other nome on foot after the party. my place. See the said stopping at his gate odd we never met being so close Ron steadied himself with a hand on the post. and your number s funny too It's the square of mine Greg shook his head guess you had a few too he chuckled. must be seeing each of my two digits What were their house numbers'' Thanks for idea to W Ontario Yesterday's SHERRY was 172554 the day he dozes in the shade Though he is very it is possible to coax a planarian out of hiding. The bait is a bit of dangled from a string. Choose a spot on the shady side of a submerged rock and if he is he will come forth to dine And where there is one there are bound to be more. In some mysterious news of the banquet travels around the pond or along the stream. Soon another and another planarian arrive to sample your bait. The little eye-spots do not see but they can perceive brightness and shadow The wormy little body is covered with slimy mucus This leaves a slippery which he uses to glide over rocks and waterweeds He is covered with tiny hairs called which he waves back and forth to carry him along his slithery carpet of mucus The little black spook happens to be a favorite study among biology students. He has a fabulous talent for regeneration This means that he can regenerate or regrow a lost part of his body He can sunve being cut into three or four pieces He even can survive a beheading When a planarian loses his both parts are regenerated The lost head grows a new the old body grows a new head Among most beheading is fatal But for the the drastic operation results in two plananans Most animals could not survive having the head sliced in half down the middle The planarian regenerates each half The result is a planarian with two heads attached to one tapering body Researchers also have discovered that the plananan is no dummy He can lesrn to respond to light signals With careful training he can be taught to go through a maze to find food when an educated planarian is cut in the regenerated plananans learn faster than the original. Though the planarian certainly is a most remarkable creature Goren on Bridge BY CHARLES H. GOREN c 1T74. Tht CPi.cw Tribune North- South vulnerable South deals NORTH 4k 62 K Q io s 083 AQ5 HEST EAST 79843 OQJ104 OK765 496 J 10 8 7 4 3 SOUTH 4k A K 10 8 3 V A J7 0 A 92 K2 The bidding. South West North East 1 Pass 3 4k Pass 4 NT Pass 5 0 Pass 5 NT Pass 6 0 Pass 6 A Pass Pass Pass Opening Queen of O South fell victim to an op- tical and went down in a slam that could have been made on a more thoughtful line of play. South was slam-bound the moment North made a jump raise of his opening bid. Blackwood elicited the infor- mation that a king was miss- so declarer contented himself with contracting for a small slam. West led the queen o.f dia- and declarer was well satisfied with dummy. He won the ace of diamonds and cashed the ace and king of and was mildly disappointed to team he had a trump loser Since he had to discard his two diamond he started by playing three rounds of dis- carding a diamond from his hand West ruffed the third club and cashed a and that was down one. Declarer was unlucky to find that clubs divided but he had not managed the hand to best advantage. Since he needed two he had to find the defender who held the queen of spades with at least three hearts If that defender could ruff the third heart and still score a diamond trick. declarer should have tackled his long side suit before playing the shorter suit. Correct technique after drawing two rounds of trumps is to play three rounds of hearts. If both defenders fol- declarer temporarily abandons hearts in favor of to take one and then plays the thirteenth stuffing his remaining diamond as West ruffs. when East shows out on the third mark- ing West with four cards in the declarer can cash his last heart and discard a for West must fol- low suit. Now declarer switches to and dis- cards his last diamond on the third club. West can ruff but declarer remains with nothing but high trumps. Your horoscope lyJeamDuon MAY 26 Your birthday Finds you in the midst of personal the changing and realignment of your goals and in both spirit and deed. This promises to be an eminently successful year of growth and emotional independence. Every relationship is up for review and must evolve as you change. Today's natives are generally rebellious of frequently seek either to oppose or to improve upon the existing order of society. ARIES 21-April Pleasant excitement prevails on this active Sunday. You have many things to do and it's up to you to get started bright and early TAURUS 20-May You'll be disappointed if you're expecting too too soon to-a romantic attraction You have a place to fill in local affairs do it gracefully. GEMINI 21-June Seek serenity in a calm or solitary path for at least part of this busy Sunday Give those you love space and time to work out their moods and conflicts CANCER 21-July Intellectual pursuits are to be preferred today over emotional contacts. Family plans clash with career activities try a little of both LEO 23-Aug. Promises of encouragement in career ventures come in today Present your own ideas closely and simply. Travel does not go at all. VIRGO 23-Sept. Try to minimize your doing the least that will suffice to fill your own and others' needs Strenuous should be avoided. LIBRA 23-Oct. People from distant places with special interests are important in your project today Strengthen personal contacts don't neglect who expects to hear from you SCORPIO 23-Nov. Cooperation is something to encourage Reach out for contacts with those who are alone Unexpected quirks of 'circumstance are the order of the day SAGITTARIUS 22- Dec. If you can keep your sense of humor this can be a fascinating Sunday of many varied incidents. Assume nothing about emotional however Romance is not favored CAPRICORN 22-Jan. Be conservative and alert as you contribute to the Sunday customs of your community. Tread very softly on the feelings of your loved ones AQUARIUS 20-Feb. creative projects should dominate free distract you and others from possible friction Stick near home base PISCES 19-March Those blessed with home and family are those with less have a special opportunity for inspiration Events take unexpected turns. MAY 27 Your birthday Finds you beginning to collect the benefits which are a result of your activities over the several years. Nothing comes so you must continue tc work hard. Relationships run slow and smooth for the current year or so. Today's natives nearly always have a strong knack for literature and other use of language. ARIES 21-April It's just as well this day is set aside for a as you've got some personal and family adjustments to reason out. Creative projects around the house are favored. TAURUS 20-May Give individuals who demand attention a rain so to speak Gather your crowd for good food. Make changes as needed to avoid fatigue and stress. GEMINI 21-June New contacts are certain. The question is how you select which of them to pursue Make the first move to calm any troubled expect no immediate response CANCER 21-July Few people work today if you do make sure you're well rewarded for what you do. Informal social meetings contain the seed of future so take notes. LEO 23-Aug. Personal ventures spread and till the holiday may push aside superficial entertainment or idle wandering Your friends are full of interesting information. VIRGO 23-Sept. Take a hard look at your daily see its high points and its less satisfying routines Investigate minor tacts and figures which aren't clear LIBRA 23-Oct. Friends are very helpful Just don't let them decide your financial arrangements It's a peacemaking make the most of it Rest in the evening. SCORPIO 23-Nov. Leave business use the holiday for local recreation Plan minor home improvements Family conferences agree on long- range quibble over trivia SAGITTARIUS 22- Dec. Short-distance travel doesn't produce the expected results. Promoting competitive pastimes among your friends keeps you all yields personal satisfaction CAPRICORN 22-Jan. Joint or group action is lavored. Make certain all concerned know what's happening in time to share fully Take a real rest from your be fresh for tomorrow. AQUARIUS 20-Feb. Cooperative effort is brings immediate returns Long-lost or mislaid objects turn up in unlikely places Good teachers for special subjects can be found PISCES 19-March Get on with what you must do Even though it's called a some sideline could bring in extra income You may have time to bone up for a new job activity The Chicago Tribune Flashback By THE CANADIAN PRESS May 1974 Canadians went into action for the first time as a brigade in Korea 23 years ago today in 1951. The 25th Infantry under Brig John M BORDER ESTABLISHED Belgium The border between Belgium and Holland has been established 130 years after a border treaty was signed. A tiny area around 12 miles north of was left out of the treaty signed in Maastricht in but after years of negotiation the frontier was formally settled at a meeting Friday in Turnhout was boosted to full strength by the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry Previously the Patricias fought as part of the 28th Commonwealth Brigade. 1882 The Royal Society of Canada was formed. 1905 was incorporated 1932 The first shipment of Nova. Scotia coal reached Toronto 1956 Donald Progressive was suspended for one sitting of the Commons for defying the Speaker. 1963 Thirty independent African states formed the Organization of African Unity at a conference in Addis Ababa LI'LABNER WE'LL LAND IN MINUTES- Peer Little Girl Thank you for rescuing me when I was lost in the wilderness. I hope I will see you again some day. Maybe you could come to my house for milk and cookies. You bring the cookies. SNORT MBS VOUVE GOT PME MINUTES TO GET ACROSS THE COUNTS LINE... .OR WE LL wou STREAKING- IN A BARREL'S A HAND LOIS TRIXIE YOU HAVE TRIXIE TO THANK FOR DIGGING THAT HOLE IN YOUR NICE GRASSY LAWN BUGS BUNNY IM ALL SET TO GO TO OUR. WOODS- OUR LEADER. IS VERY PARTICULAR ABOUT EVERV- BODY BEING BLONtHE I'D LIKE TO BUY SOME PERFUME THIS IS OUR LATEST IMPORT IT'S 'MAD MOMEMT' AT S4-O ANJ OUNCE HAVE YOU SOT SOME-MING FOR s2 THATLL i- LAST x I ARCHIE 7i IF YOU DEFINE fSTRIPED A KNQE-HIGHS AS A ARE THE YOU Y JUST DON'T LOOK LOITER LIKE LEGS IN RAGGEDY FRONT OF ANNE.' CHOK.- WAS STANDING OUT AND.. THREE GUYS IN FOR. A HAIRCUT.' HAGAR THE HORRIBLE BEETLE BAILEY MOW LOW SOME PEOPLE CAN DURING A TUMBLEWEEDS THIS MONTH THE COVETEP 0LACK FEATHER 60ES TO THE TRIPE THAT HEAVY HARPINGER 0'HENCE Mt THAT P05S POPE 0UFFJ THAT SLOPE FAUvl GUJMMERi I NAME YOU INPIAN OF 1HE MONTH.'.' ANP 0 flOYOUPEHOLPlNVOUR ;