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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 26, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 18 THS ICTHBRIDGE HERALD _ Frldny, May 36, 1972 YOUR HOROSCOPE By JEANE DIXON SATl'RDAY. MAY 27 Tour birthday today: 1'cr- lonnl responsibility connects the complex fvenls ami ad- vcntiircs of this raining your. Much of what hnpncns is Iv- yond your i-onlrol, hut you can direct your reactions. To- day's natives have a knack for dramatic language, ac- curate slatcmenl of their experiences, sometimes use it for writing. ARIES (March 31-April Quick adjustments arc the order of the day. Care while improvising protects your pub- lic image the simplest ex- pedient may look awkward. TAURUS (April 20-May There's an extra string on al- most any deal you are likely to encounter this confusing day. Your patience is appreciated and brines further GEMINI (May 21 June There's no point in getting into moods when others don't agree or won't co operate. Do what you can without waiting for re- criminations CANX'ER (June 21 July Be a peacemaker or bring i long standing unnoyance to ai abrupt end if you're sun you're right. No middle patl exists at the momenl LEO (Jiilr 23 Aug. 22) There are loo many conflietini claims on your up your mind what you will do let everybody know in simpl terms. VIRGO (Aug. W Sept. 22) Promises should be postpones till you have more information Kxplaiu what you arc doing s associates aren't coufuscd b; your decisions. LIIiltA (Sept. 23 Oct. 22) Practicality has to prevail now as there is no lime for disputes Assume nothing about why peo- ple do what they do, learn bj watching. i KC011P10 (Oct. 2.1- 21) I Speculative schemes abound Your intensify generates oppo silion for its own sake. Do n> more than necessary for the time being. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec Circumstances lean1 you (o face and resolve some dilemma LAWRENCE E. LAMB, M. D. Loses weight on personal diet Dear Dr. Lamb I have been reading various articles on women with weight prob- lems. I am in my 50s and six DionLhs ago I weighed 215 pounds. I thought nothing of it and just kept right on eating. An accident caused me to go to the doctor and he asked me in 11 gentle way to try eating half of what I was eating, along with giving up sweets and starches. I marie up my own diet which tire doctor checked. My diet consisted of an abun- dance of. will power pills, aJong with chicken, tuna, baked fish, roast end steak and a stuffed green pepper now and then, with such vegetables as broc- coli, cauliflower, green beans, lettuce, salad and also a lot of cottage cheese. I drank tomato Juice for breakfast, coffee, tea, cream of wheat, and once in a while two strips of bacon fried crisp. Dear Reader Thank you for your nico letter. You are living proof that one of the prin- ciples in losing weight is reduc- ing calories and a good way for a person to do this is indeed to just decrease the quantity of everything they hove been eat- ing. The diet you describe. above has certain important features. It contains quite a bit of protein from chicken, tuna, I bkcd fish and other items that you mentioned. Any diet, even for losing weight, should include a signifi cant amount of vegetables, which you have described. These provide bulk and keep the person satisfied. Cottage cheese is excellent. For losing weight I usually recommend un- creamed or low-fat cottage cheese. Following such a sen- sible diet consistently will cause eight loss. Dear Dr. Lamb I would like to ask you about catsup. My two sons and ooe of the wives and a grandson are all crazy about It. They have cat- sup on any meal, every day, even on fried eggs. I have cau- tioned my sons that catsup might not" be good for their health but I would like to bear what you say about it. Dear Reader There is noth- ing wrong with catsup, except for those, people who cannot tolerate spicy foods or bavc to eliminate salt from their diet because of medical problems. Caisup after all is mostly to- matoes and spices. Catsup has gone a long way to rescue a lot of unpalatable meals. ing to news stories one of the nation's leading citizens likes the combination of cottnge cheese and catsup. GOREN ON BRIDGE BT CHARLES H. GOREN [e Br Tfn Tflbvml East-West vulnerable, South. deals, NORTH o A 10 a EAST q u T V 10 7 Z 0 Q841 WEST A Void tf A K 9 s 0 KS 752 4K874 SOUTH VS{ 0 J The bidding: South West North East I 4 Dtslc. Pass z 0 4 4 Pass Pass Pass Opening lead: King of V South was an eight to one favorite in today's four spade contract. Failure to fully capitalize on those odds proved costly to the declarer when he ran into a highly unfavorable division in trumps. West's takeout double ot SouUYs opening spade bid elicited a somewhat re- luctant Iwo diamond re- tponse by East, South re- quired very little from part.. ner to produce a play for Kl tricks and since he did not have outstanding defensive potential, South decided In capitalize on the favorable vulnerability conditions and put U right up to the opposi- tion by leaping directly to four spades. West opened tho king of hearts on which dummy played the three. East the) deuce and South the four. In order to prevent the. estab- lishment of tho queen and Jack o[ hearts for potential eluffs, West shifted to a dia- mond at trick two and North played the nee. South win not particularly concerned rcgnrdlnf! I'm pre- nuluro dislodging of North's entry card, for It appeared that bo would hivo no Irou? blft In winning seven spadfl tricks, one diamond, end two clubs. A small spade was led at trick two and tia king nas played from the closed hand. when west stewed oat, discarding a diamond, it came as a distinct blow to South. He led a heart, nut West played the ace and ex- ited with the king of dia- monds forcing declarer to ruff. He attempted to sneak into dummy by leading the len of clubs, but West played the king and relumed another diamond. East covered the len with the queen and South ruffed. There was no way for the latter to avoid the loss of two hearts, one club, and one spade. Altho a I h r e e-nothing trump breal: is admittedly a long shot. South was in posi- tion to cinch his contract against any holding except three spades in the West hand. At Jrick (wo u'hen Ihe spade is Icil from dummy, it is suggested that he play the jack from his hand. Even if This Iridc loses to the queen. West has no way of attack- ing the club suit end dum- my's third spade becomes an assured entry card. South can ruff a diamond return, draw the remaining trump and then lead a heart. If West plays the ace, It es- lablishes Uia queon and Jack in dummy for club discard] and the sbt of spades pubj North in to accomplish that purpose. It West ducks the heart, dummy's Jack wins the trick and ono heart loser Is eliminated, thereby limit- Ing the defense to one spade, One heart, and one club. The reason for Uklng first round Irump finesse la In protect BRalnst East's holding sll Ihrco missing Bpndcs. When thin proves to bo the cnso, South, la cllll na- fl u r o d of winning raven npmlcs, one dlmaond. and clubm. you have btcn evading. You are moro likely to find a con- structive solution later In the day. CAI'IHCORN (Dec. Z2 Jan. Get away from it all in whatever way is handiest, ac- liial travel or symbolic detach- ment to an impersonal mood. Attend to your own needs. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 Feb. State clearly what you plan In get it. People need to participate in events involving their intercsls. I'ISCKS (I'Vb. 13-March The closer others urc to you, the more impractical their sug- gestions seem. Decide what you want to clo and proceed with a minimum of discussion. (1972: Ily The Chicago Tribune) Megapodes Andy sends a complete 20- volumne of the Merit Student Encyclopedia to Terry Pres- lon. age 11, of Cobourg, On- tario, for his question: IVdat are nicgapodes? This is a story of turkey- birds and large feet, incubators and warm ocean islands. The turkey type birds are called megapodes because the name means big foot. They are the only family of birds that build incubators, instead of hatching their eggs in the ususal way. The 20 or so species of the family enjoy life In Australia, New Guinea and many smallish islands of the mid-Pacific. The megapodes are classed with the galliformes, or chic- ken type birds. Like all their numerous relatives, they scratch and peck on the ground for a living. Their stubby breaks, strong legs and sturdy claws are very suilable for this life stylo. The group iucludes shy quails and grouse, turkeys and ptarmigans, proud pea- cocks and fancy pheasants. Some galliformes prefer the megapodes and many other interesting species prefer the Arctic; the megapodes and many other Interesting species prefer the tropics and semi- tropics. The smallest megapodes are chicken sized, the largest are as big as turkeys. They have sturdy bodies, very strong legs and extra large feet with extra sharp claws even for galli- rormcs. In their native haunts, they are called brush turkeys and scrub fowl, moundbuilders and mallee fowl, leipoa and thermometer birds. They are remarkable because they build mounds of debris in which to ncubale their eggs. As a rule, 'he necessary warmth Is pro- vided by decaying vegetation. But certain bold parents en- trust their precious eggs to sands warmed by underground volcanic activity. In Australia, the enormous mounds once were mistaken for native burial grounds. A heap of earth and vegetation may be 50 feet wide and ID feet high It is thought that several gen erations of parent megapodes scratch and scrape together the ten or more tons of debris to build it. The great pile of de- caying compost may be super vised by one male bird in charge of several females Some observers suspect tha certain mounds may belong to just a couple of parents. In any case, both parents are highly sensitive to the tempera- ture of their do-it-yourself in cubator. When it reaches about 95 degrees Fahrenheit, the fe- male selects a site high on the mound and drills deep slanting holes, one for each of her five to eight eggs. When the eggs are covered, the heat of the compost begins to perform its magic. The anxious parents stand by, checking and adjust- ing the temperature. When the mound gets too hot, (he male bird drills ventilation holes. When things are too cool, he adds more decomposing debris. In a few weeks, the white, thin shelled eggs turn coffee brown. But the chicks are nol ready to hatch for at least two months. After such a long incu- bation period, they are fully developed and ready to go. Though the parents are poor fliers, the chicks take to the ai; within a few hours. The adult megapodes let them perhaps the youngsters come back later to brood their own eggs in the old family incuba- tor. Questions asltea DT cnlldi on of Herald readers snould be mailed to Ask Andy, P.O. Box 765, Huntington Beach, California 92G4D. (Copyright Chronicle Publishing Co. 1572) Diary of death HUE, South Vietnam (AP) "The shelling is terrible; I will die a North Viet- namese soldier wrote in his diary. An artillery barrage proved lu'm right. The diary, which South Viet- namese officers said was found on a body just north of My Chanh, 20 miles above this threatened key northern city, read: Enemy shells continue for more hours. There isn't a minute they don't come in. So many shells make you run from your fox- hole like a thousand naves splashing the shore Translators said the pas- sage, written in poetic, abbre- viated Vietnamese, carried a notation asking the finder to deliver it to Nguyen Dinh Quo, a Hanoi civil servant; the soldier's brother. The soldier, who was not named, wrote that he entered flic army seven months ago, leaving Hanoi before the Tet (lunar new year) and crossing into South Vietnam on May 2 along the Ho Chi Minh trail. "I die for either the glory of my counliy or the humiliation of my people so thai, my fellow soldiers "ill gain vic- tory or so that my blood will stain the red flag in the imperial ciry of Hue." TAUGHT SCHOOL The soldier fold of working ns a schoolteacher Ixiforo going inlo the army. "He tlien reflected: "I want to get out of this hole In fly away from this mountain to go to a lonely p'r.rc so 1 can lx> alone. Sitting in a hole, think- ing, f am going out. of my mind. Oh, how much I need to he alone." The lines were Increasingly despondent and fatalistic. At one poinl, ho WTOlci "Of nl! imaginations, this is the end of thrm nil. I may dio in ono second, one. minute, ono hour. This is perhaps my last omen thai I nm going to die. I could die very cnsily And at the end, the teacher said without a change in handwriting: "It is the death In the bat- tlefield of a soldier holding his gun to defend the life and death of his people. I whoever picks up this letter, please send it, and my wallet, my photographs, my letters to my brother South Vietnamese soldiers found the body, dead several days, advancing slowly in the area last week. The sol- dier was killed by shell frag- ments. Flunk cadets after drug search KINGSTON, Out. (CP) Eleven of 12 cadets whose rooms wore searched for drugs at the rtoyal Mililary College earlier this month did nnl grad- uale in ceremonies last Friday, a Canadian Forces spokesman says. The .ipnkesm-in, in an Inter- view from Canadian Forces lieadquarlcrs in Ottawa, told The Whig-Standard that the n o n -p a s s recommendations came from college officials. He said the drug investigation was not connected dircetly with tljc decision although "it may bmi ;i factor." Siv of the I.? were not charged and never came In trial. Four were convicted of possession of cannabis resin, one was r.cquiUcd and one faces a cnurl. martial at n date still to be decided. Tho four found guilty were Ilriai] Mnlheson (if Sarnia, Out., David T'isher of Kdmonlon. David Itissell (if Olhw.i, and Uoman Zak ol Kllniore, Alia. Two wcro fined and two others WHEN DOES WUR NEU BROTHER OWE HOME? 1 BUT I'M NOT... BABIES REALLY AREN'T VERY INTERESTING. (I OIA? CHAINS STICKS [WHEN I WA5 ONLY NINE I i TUMBlEWEEDS-By Tom K. Ryan m sweets! WANNA HERE IT? INJUN MAPEN ff MY PREEMS, YEW IS EWTHIN'YFW SEEMS! BKOONETT HAR6 AN1 LIPS O1 REP, PROONETT EYEPALLS IN YER HEPJ THO YEW IS PUT SWEET NINETEEN, YEW IS ALWAYS SQUEEKY KLEENIi BE MINE; LITTUL PISEON, PEW! I WOP HOCK MY SOCKS PER YEW! BLONDIE-By Chic Young HOW DO MSTHOLD GET HIM TO S YOURRNSER I BEETLE BAILEY-By Mori Walker WHO PUT UP THAT PERSONAL ARRIVE OF OvEP LI'L ABNER-By AI Capp _____ s----------------k TH'HOME AM' J ACCORDIW'TO 1 f WIMMEN'SLIB, TH' MENAN'WIMMEN SHARE. (TH'DULL TASKS- S-lt, IT HAIN'T SOMMASTAV DlAPERIM' TH' -WHICH )f VJHATDOWIMMEW'SUBSAV AH yl A GAL KIM DO IN A CASE .HAIN'T S, 7 LIKE THIS? J S ,-------------7 NOT ONE ARCHIE-By Bob Montana s DADDY HAS SPENT A A FORTUNE ON SINGING LESSONSv V HIRED 1 THE.FINEST I TEACHERS INI THE WORLD.'] BUT IT DIDNYU WHY. A NOT? HI AND LOIS-By Dik Browne FIRST LETS FIAYA LITTLE EI6HT BAU- HIS CELLAR IS FLOODED. HE NEEDS ME TO HELP BAIL IT SHORT RIBS-By Frank O'Neal -Tt-'EV DUMPED A WHOLE SWlPIDAD Or INTO BOSTON HARBOR.' I WANT TO SET DOWN TO BOSTON AS FAST AS I CAN. BUGS BUNNY KEEP TH'CHOW COMIN', PETUNIA! POBKVAU'I GOTTA EAT IN A HURCV GO'S WE C'N. WATCH TH' FIGHTS OM TV! ;fe... iS ;