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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 6, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 22 TN( IETHBRIDGI HERAID Ffldny, November 6, 1970 The Price Of Communism In Russia WASHINGTON (AP) A Se- nate subcommittee released an expert's study of "the human cost of Soviet es- timating at least million persons have died under terror policies since the Russian revo- lution. Senator Thomas J. Dodd, (Dem.-Conn) who requested the report by fiobert Conquest for the Senate internal security sub- committee, said figure is admittedly conservative with inillion as R nioro probable estimate." London aullior, Dodd said, is "a scholar who enjoys By Jeane Dixon A i Your birtMay In I communications to this complex year you an volved with several ventures at once, including perhaps i new line of activity. The firs1 few months are dil'ficull to keep in settled routines, then definite turning points are achieved and tilings are easier lo organize. Your ro- mantic life faces siiftihir con- fusing changes. Today's na- tives frequently have strong talent for trading anc enjoy driving a good baigaiu. ARIES (March 21-April 19) Preparations made in the morning turn out to be unfeas ible in the changing circum stances. Those with only mod est expectations may enjoy th day and its curious Luists. TAURUS (April 20-llay 20) Everybody e.xpucls too much ft this day and the weekend gets off to a slow, confusing start Caution against speculativ changes in group resources. GEMINI (Slay 21-June 20) Yesterday's complex condition persist, but if you will stay with tested routines, you hav a chance to round up odd de- tails in good order later. CANCER (June 21-July 22) You say too much or too little particularly in the early half o the day. Attend to the seeds of your homelife and any older people without extensive dis cussion. LEO (July 23-Aog. He- percussions of yesterday's changes continue. There are still many things to discuss, FIGHTS EXTRADITION Arthur Turco, Jr., a New York lawyer, is fighting extradition to the United States in con- nection with the death of a Black Panther. Turco was arrested In Montreal under Canada's War Measures Act, restore. Take it easy in the morning, make your moves later. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. Unstable liaisons are suscept- ible to changes. Decisions are better put off for another mood. Squabbles all loo readily spread into bitter argumenst. Patience! LIDBA (Sept. 23-Oct. The weekend continues with its perplexing tensions. Your wit arid wisdom are much appreci- ated unless you tread on some- ones toes. Expect little of ro- mance now. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. Skip the morning let com- ments go unanswered, com- plaints unspoken. The after- noon is better and you can pick up the frayed edges ol j-our original plans. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. Be clear in your decisions and the way you announce them. Secret ties are under stress. Your weekend chores turn out to be quite strenuous, CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. Everybody seems lo have a different plan. An early start only odds to the confusion. Be patient; it all come- together in the evening if you just go along without grumbling. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. Yesterday's circumstances extend into the' afternoon; let matters take then- course with- out drastic efforts at interven- tion. The evening brings rela- tive calm. PISCES (Feb. 13-March Don't expect final answers. Whatever issues exist will come to the surface in the morning ill subtle forms. Wait until you have digested the relevations reacting. 1970 Ncwsday, Inc. LAWRENCE E. LAMB, M. D. Venereal Disease Out Of Control nn International reputation B an expert on Soviet affairs Tlio senator called the slud the first document publishc "Hint attempts lo ossess in systematic manner the tot a human cost of Soviet comim ism. Conquest calculates 500.0C persons were executed or dii in prison camps from 1919 1923, two million were execute under Stalin, 3.5 million died camps from 1MO to 193G, 12 m lion died in forced labor cam in the Slafin years, and 3.5 m lion died in a famine durin forced collectivization of t Dodd wrote an Introductl to the study that Conques "does not include in this tabi lation his estimate th tile cost o! the civil war, fro military action executions, t phus, and famine, totalled nin million lives, and that the gre famine of 1921 wliich followe the civil war, cost another fi' million lives." Drug Qiarge Possession Dismissed Veneral disease is on the Ir crease. In some areas the num )er of people with syphilis creased 50 per cent in the firs our months of 1970 as com pared to 1969. Dr. Hugh Davis of Johns Hop Idas Obstetrical and Gyneco gy Department has stated tha lie out of every 10 of his teen ige patients is a carrier of ven real disease. This means the are capable of infecting some- ne else even if they don' lave any signs oi the Dines, Dr. William L. Fleming o la University of North Caro- ina points out that gonorrhea is now the most common re- jortable communicable dis m the United States. He feel situation isr TM cllan Trim] Both vulnerable. Nor til jails. NORTH A AKJ O AXJ2 WEST ABSt VAHSZ OSS EASl 0781 4J6JI SOUTH 4 Q 10 7 J OKVJ 47 bidding! Kortb Eitt South West 1O Fact 24 Fail 7.0 Pasi 14 Pass 44 Fasi Fin Pus Opening lead: King o! 4 men an alert defender foiled his original campaign Itritegy, South, tha declarer' it four spades con'rived an Alternative plan Uiat was foolproof. The bidding may eppeor lo be nit indirect, neverthE- less the auction was soundly conceived. Over South's response of one spade, North was confronted with a bit of a problem. A mere raise lo two apades was a distinct underbid holding 18 points, yet n jump raise should be avoided w i I h only three trumps. The two club rcbicl Is a temporizing ull, toping Ui coax mother bill from port. Her. When South gava i prefer- ence to two diamonds. North now raide a deityed jump to three ipsdes. South had suffi- cient to carry on to game. West opened the king of clubs'and shifted to a trump. South could count nloa top tricks five jpades and tour diamond] and' In ths absence of the ipide could expect to obtain ag eventual heart ruff In dummy lor the 10th trick. If he attempted la trump tieart after Wett'i. ihilt bowerer, he would be risking defeat If tha heart, ace vei located behind his king and tie defense continued to play trumpj etery lima they wera, In. South developed g different plan. He drew the opponents' trump; is thiee The qireea fi! diamond.? KCJ cashed followed by the aca and king lo strip out thit suit. Now the queen of clubs led and South discarded i heart from hfi bend. West wu In with only hearts nad clubs left If ha returned 3 club, dummy's nine forces out East's jade end South nitls. The ten of clubs becomes established for tho 10th trick and North has an entry to tho lack oE diamonds. West ejected lo play tho aco and another heart, in the hopo that East had the king. When South, turned up with thai card, !ii> sexual freedom that has hcon made possible by the pill has contributed to the problem. Dr. Davis thinfes we should encour- age young pocple to use the old- fashioned condom. It is less ef- fective as a means of birth con- trol but it does offer some pro- tection against venereal dis- ease. Today's mobile society has offered unusual opportunities to spread venereal disease. Truck drivers are a good ex- ample of mobile transmitters of the disease. The riso in ven- ereal disease in this country makes it pretty clear that a wise person is careful who he EDMONTON (CF) The A berta Appeal Court has decldi that possession of a "1 a r g amount of drugs" is sufficien to convict a man of: intendin to sell them. Edward Bruce Coleman, 20 of Edmonton was arrested April 14 and 67 tablets of LSD found in his pockets. Coleman was convicted possession of drugs, but magis trate Dean Saks dismissed th charge that he intended to se the drugs. The court agreed with th crown's appeal argument, con vioted Coleman on the charg of intending to sell and sen- tenced, him to 90 days with recommendation of day parol to complete his Grade 11 edu cation. with. that freedom lias its price even in the sexual sphere. enjoys freedom equally obvious SHOE THANSFER Tossing a shoe after new lyweds, or tying it to th bumper of a honeymoon con vertiblD, survives in part from j time when the bride's fsmil; gave their son-in-law a sanda to signify transfer their the Na tional Georgrapbic Society. Andy sends a complete 20- volunie set of the World Book Encyclopedia to Pat Hodge, age 11, of Princeton, Illinois, for his question: What language did the Ameri- can Indians speak? Columbus came from the Old World where the people spoke dozens of different languages. He found that the original Am- ericans of the Caribbean spoke at least three different lan- guages. Later settlers had to cope witlr hundreds of New World dialects. After all, the vast American continents were populated many cultural ;roups. And, like people every- where, these groups enjoyed Jieir own languages and ens- tarns. The Amerindians of North America spoke about 600 differ- ent dialects. Some could uader- itand neighboring dialects. Oth- ers didn't know what neighbors torn a few miles away were saying. Sign languages were in- vented to cope with this prob- em and gestures were used in- stead of ivords. This was, of course, a very limited kind of communication. So were the so- called trade languages, the iketchy bargaining terms that raders and trappers intro- duced as they traveled from me region to another. Thoughtful conversation, the only sensible kind of communi- cation, was an immense prob- em to the while settlers, and also among the Amerindian roups themselves. For cxam- in 1805 the dedicated Lews ami Clark expedition met the Flathead Tribe of the north- west. To establish comnninica- ion, it was necessary lo trans- ate and interpret through six thcr languages- and dialects. Language ixncris have since jcklwl (lie baffling job of and relating this multitude of tongues, bill the South American part of the pro- is still unfinished. The glows fiery "ml. r so dialects of North America Inn liglils look like windows ol a passenger tniin liurtung through the night, ibe larva bas been (ailed the railroad worm. families are grouped in six su perfamih'es. The similarities in a major group may be ap- parent only to an expert. On a practical level, villagers speak ing one dialect may be unable to understand other dialects o tKe same language family. Ex pert interpretation was harder because none of the Hew Worlders had invented writing systems. One of the largest superfam- ilies is Souan, with various dialects used by the Sioux and the Crow, the Iowa and other groups of the Great Flaws. The Iroquois and other groups o! eastern forests speak various dialects of the Algonquin lan- guage. Along the western pleateau the Pueblo, the Hopi and other village groups speak local dialects of Aztec, while the Navajo and the Apache speak dialects of the Nadene language. None of these tongues is relrted to the Penu- tian language of the Chinooks and other groups of the far northwest, or lo tha language of the Eskimos. Some of the Amerindians moved from their original homes from Pennsylvania to Wyoming, from the plains and the eastern forests to Okla- homa. But most of them still speak and cherish the la of their ancestors. They have studied and worked to invent writing "J bring their ancestral languages up to date. Questions asked by children ol Herald readers should be mailed to Ask Andy, P.O. Jlox 765, Huntingta Eeacn, California 92HB. (Copyright Chronicle Publishing Co. 1S70) WORM The becfle larva, phrixolhrijc, which inhabils grasslands from Cosl-a Ilica to Argentina, has spots of light along its body. Us re sorted into 50 l.ingungc imilira, each family beiujj n group of related dialects. Tbc 50 VW KM} THAT FUIW-LOOKIN'S FREW OF WUSUdH THE 515 NOSE? UlEU, I IE JUST U41KED BY HERE FOU. CWEP BY A RKe.JtiW IKKB> LKE TO1 HIS BUT HE FEELS HAS TS 60 50 HE UCNT UfSEfWE EaW- 9BOPVS SIMMS HMTHE [OW_ I HATE tJ THIS, CHUCK, BUT YOU'RE TALKWS LIKE BAILS! ht( UNCELOT-By Penn BLONDIE-By Chic Young BAUEY-By Mori Walker f rr I'VE MISSE0 TVlE HOOK CLOSES- W ONE I CAMT POS5ISLV LI'L ABNER-By Al Capp ISO Ml LLIOM DOLLAR DANCE PFO- aUOQEXBLOOMHlLDA.'.' TO CUT EXPENSES TOTH'EONE-WE IS DISCOUTWUIM' TH'iJHBO.oa A.YAR- ARCHIE-BY Bob Montana FORVOU.'... THERE ISN'T Av SEW LEFT IN THE ;AUDLTpRlUM.' j SVCNSEN IS SCTT1NB LiP SOME DECK. CHAIRS FOR U5 AT THE HI AND tOIS-By Dik UGS BUNNY BRENST OP HALIBUT WITH ALL THE TRIMMINGS... 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