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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 26, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, May THE LETHBRIDCI HERALD 31 YOUR HOROSCOPE By JEANE DIXON SUNDAY, MAY 27 Your birthday today: Opens a year of active growth begin- ning early with critical choices on what to do and how. Spiritual progress must occur m spite ot business preoccupation. Relationships tend to be reduced in shared time, more poignant. Today's natives have special talents for words. ARIES (March 21 April Attend local ceremonies with dignity, abstain from gossip or conflicts. You need to spare people your impatience. TAURUS (April 20 May Much of what you arc most interested in is not practical at the moment. Bide your time. GEMINI (May 21 June Keep weather eye out for your friends they're apt to be into mischief you dent' accept. Be as calm as possible. CANCER (June 21 July Doing what is most needed sets you onto a practical path. Find time for meditation. LEO (July 23 Aug. De- spite the need for quiet diplo- macy, you make considerable progress. Inner strength now shows in your VIRGO (Aug. 23 Sept. Ask Andy Weight of planets Andy sends a complete 20- yoluaie set of the Merit Stu- dents Encyclopedia to Mary Drexler, age 12, of Huntsville, Alabama, for hsr question. How heavy is each planet? The constellation Libra means The Scales but nat- urally this starry group is not up there in the summer skies to weigh planets or other hea- from the sun comes giant Jupi- ter, more massive than all the other planets put together. In earth units, it is about 318 To trarslate this into weight as we krow it, just multiply 318 by the er- Ui's 6.6 sex- tillion "tons. Nest in order of distance and mass comes glor- j ious Saturn. We would need al-. most 95% earth-type planets to equal its weight. Though only half the diam- eter of Saturn. Uranus rates as venly bodies That tantahzng I a' t laEeL Ks gize is 64 job is dumped on the aslrono-1 tjmes greater than the earth's, mers and they have to figure t jts mass is merely 146 things out the hard way. Ac to- N tune giant light- ally they do not think of vreign- wgj ht wift a mass of 17 3 It ing a planet as we weigh a }s timeg larger than the, pound of cheese. Their -notion earth yej. it wouM only of weight is mass though j about j7 earths to equal its j mass can be counted by the I pluto has ton. reluctant to divulge its weight. j but latest estimates indicate We can tackle this question its may be about in two ways. One gives the ore tetvlh that of earth mass of each placet as com- Ko about itj JvpiKr js pared to the mass or weight, of tfce heavyweight. But it does the world. The other gives den- not vfin -the density contest, sity, which is how heavy a which figures weight in rela- planet is for its size. The mass tion to voiiune. Here the basic problem is more closely related is equal voiurne of wa- to weight as we know it. A And the "winner is a pretty planet's mass is the amount of Mttle called EErth _ matter pacr.ed into its size or j which_ weiglis 5.5 times more volume. I than an equal volume of wa- The earth's mass or weight i ter is estimated to be around 6.6 sextillion tons. Tins astronomi- For lts size we can claim oal number is 6 600 with a tail that js heaviest of 18 zeros. When astronomers in the System. Tlie least compute the mass of the other denss is Bopping Saturn, planets, tliey take the weight which weiehs only about hvo. of the world to represent a as -fls an It's not so much what you do this odd day but how you at- tend to it. Get your notes and facts straight. LIBRA (Sept. 23 Oct. Don't be surprised if you find you are wrong be willing to change, go with the truth as you now see it. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 Nov. Grant others the right to be in- correct. Begin seeking ways of clarifying your share in cur- rent events. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 Dec. You reach another peak of personal persuasiveness. Great responsibility rests with what you provoke or inspire. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 Jan. For once total organiza- tion appears not to help. Im- provisation is sufficient if it gets you thru safely. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 Feb. Have faith in knowing there's a better side, brighter than anything now visible. Give ger.erouslv where needed. PISCES (Feb. 19 March Be bright and hopeful in bear- ing witness for your true be- liefs this Sunday. Then retreat for extra praayer and medita- tion 1973, The Chicago Tribune MONDAY, MAY 28 Your birthday today: Begins a year of getting into productive enjoy able pat- terns. Following a break with the past, you are free to move up, in accord with your motivation and prepara- tion, toward your goals. To- day's natives are honest, but often a bit too critical of oth- Knowing the history gives you insight into the problem. GEMINI (May 21 June Nostalgia comes to your atten- tion. A chance ot correct error opens. News may justify cel- ebration later. CANCER (June 21 July Self-indulgence may work well today. Be insistent on getting your fair share of the fun and the attention. LEO (July 23 Aug. Un- solicited advice arrives. Vary usual routines today. If travel- ling, extra care is essential. VIRGO (Aug. 23 Sept. Cultural observances are excuses for abandoning nancial caution. Current situa- tions indicate growth as your judgment matures. LIBRA (Sept, 23 Oct. At this quiet point in your ca- reer-building cycle you need time all to yourself for plan- ning. Dodging issues doesn't help. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 Nov. Today, use your best skills, es- pecially financial. News is pleasant, but lacks detail wait before acting. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. "Luck" should smile you. In sports and hobbies, be both a good loser and a good winner. Personal contacts promise opportunity. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 Jan. Some old problems are now at least temporarily solved. Be active and in good humor. Young people carry most of the responsibility. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 Feb. f You are shart of time to- day. Participation in public ev- ents and hasty co-operation contribute to unavoidable de- ticipate. There's extra work as PISCES (Feb. 19-March the week begins. Overtime may Progress develops despite be justified. much discussion. Take great TAURUS (April 20-May care in material arrangements. BUT PLACE I WENT ANPTtpJWAAHJJ! TUMBLEWIEDS-ly Tom K. Ryan Your heaviest thinking goes into finding the reasons for some present complication. (1973, The Chicago Tribune) puzzle is complex but not insoluble patience represent base unit of one. Four of the other planets are less than this unit, four are much greater The estimates are not 100 per cent perfect thirds as much as an equal amount of water. In a celestial bath tub, Saturn would float- rings and all. Jupiter, Uranus and Neptune are slightly heav- ier than water. Mercury, Ven- as The mass of little Mercurj is us snd Mars are dense ]jttle estimated to be 003. which pianet3, though their materials mears that its weight equals not the earth's tonnage divided earth's. by 20. The mass of Venus is about 0.82, which is 18 per cent less than the weight of our world. Mars has a mass of only 0.13. which means that the earth weighs almost ten times more. Next in order of distance Questions asked by children nf Herald readers should be mailed to Ask Andy, P.O. Box Beach, California 92648. (Copyright Chronicle Publishing Co. 1973) Westerners fed up with rail deal OTTAWA THE CANADIAN PRESS 28. The first Old-Age Pen- sicns Act was passed by the Canadian House ot Com- mons 47 years ago 3926. Although it was voted down by the Senate 11" days b.er. on grounds that public welfare was a provin- cial responsibility, the fed- eral-provincial old-age pen- sion program was set up the following year providing as- sistance, subject to a means test. The first universal old- age pensions, a month for those over 70, began in 1952. (Z MY W A PAINT ON STRATA? J J IS'GOTTA PIMP MY COMPACT] LIMPIP UZARP BlONOIE-By Chic Young I j A Sn'IP... j WViAT'S T-JE PILLOW A f LANDNG BEETLE BAILEY-By Mort Walker BUT NOT AffA'vV'5 !CEA OF CAMCUF Lit ABNER-By Andy Capp LET ME SHOv-J ISVO'SHORE. AH HASTh' EQUIPMEMT I FO'TMiS IMSTEAD OF SE1UG A f-'SRE. 05OECT OF DESIRE-VOU 5E A NUCLEAR. PHVSICIST." ARCHIE-By Bob Montana WHAT ABOUT THE NEXT STUDENT WHEN YOU GRADUATE? BUT YOUR BROTHER BUYS HIS OWN I'LL LEAVE THE MARKER. UNDERLINED KEY SENTENCES WITH IN 1-kSHOweD THE FIRST PART A ME OF YOUR. BOOK I HI AND LOIS-Py Dik AFTER IT CAME OUT I POOR IT HIT THE LAMP FOS AMP WENT THAT HAVE TO HIT I IT NB'ER SINK IT UNLESS YOU IT UP TO THE CUP HAGAR the HORRiBLE-By Dik SHORT RIBS-By Frank O'Neal VOU DEPI2E5SED YOU SHOULD see THE 1. 70 GO OOT5IC? IN BUGS BUNNY U5TEN, IF YA WANTA SET ANY WHERE IMTHIS YA SOTTA CHAN05 YER ATTITUPE! ;