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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 15, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 3S THE IETHBBIDGE HERALD WoHiwdeiy, November li. 1972 Your horoscope By JEANE DIXON THURSDAY, NOV. 1C Your liirthchy imlay: Kinds you probinj-' Ilic .strengths or your nnliir.'il resources, lle- iations must IK> redeveloped J'roni (lay 10 day. require earn- ESI allenticn today's natives reach for 'vrallh and power. ARIES i.'MaiTli 191: Endless discussions produce no real solution but do Icl pres- sures. Criticism is to In1 taken iritli more Ilian a grain of sail. TAURUS (April Complexities charaderiie I h e working day. When you gel to a slopping point, do so. anything is sullied or port. UE.M1M (.May 21-.lunr You seem to he ''selling" well hut there's an extra string on every transaction, a detail In unravel later. CAXCEIl (June- :l-Jiily letting serious decisions ride gives li ic tor reconsideration. .Money has a way of getting it- self spent before yon realise it's gone. Today in history T1IL CANADIAN PKESS 15, Brazil was proclaimed a republic 83 years ago today hen the army revolted against Emperor Pedro II. head of the Co- bourg-Braganza family which had ruled Portugal and Brazil. Pedro TI's father had proclaimed Brazil's in- dependence in J8C2 when the Portuguese government tried to reassert power over the colony it had lost during Napoleon's occupation o f (heir homeland. Pedro II ruled from five, when his fp.iher was deposed for spending lime and money on securing the Portuguese throne for his dauglilnr Maria. l.yon Mac- kenzie King resigned as Canada's prime minister and was succeeded by Louis St. Laurent. League n: Na- tions held its first meeting in Geneva. a n a rt a 's first movie theatre opened in To- ronto. Con- press approved (he articles of confederation for the U.S. was de- clared the capital of Hun- cary. I.KO (July Aug. Write down what you must .specify, or postpone them for i a belter lime, hours come on with a rush of belated co- 1 operation. j VIIU'.O (Aug. Kept. Be willing to see things eon- fused. realizc you've worked past an error a while back, have lo undo much recent work to make the correction. l.UWA (SrjJl. Oct. 221: i Expect enough resistance to 1 provoke you. Don't make dras- tic statements There's plenty I of time to gel your remarks on record. SCOUriO (Ocl. 23 Nov. Much nludes completion, but 1 routines requiring only minor I decisions be definitely cleared off. Idleness can be hazardous SAdlTTAHIl'S (Nov. Relationships of all sorts go thru the mill this long and tense day. There's no answer i beyond patience, real under- standing. CAFIIICORN lDec. 22 Jan. Early otil and gone gets you into diverse complex de- i lours, delays but also gets you i out from under heavier experi- ence. AQUARIUS (.Jan. 20 Fell. Appearances of favorable reception arc not the last word. You still have to lind out what i on really have. PISCES (Feb. in-MiiiTli Progress comes in subtle changes rather than drastic decisions. Life is not to be filled with extremes just now. (11172 Ity The Chicago Tribune) No iile gills for officials AIANILA (Reuter) Philip- pine official1; are prohibited from receiving gifts on any oc- casion, including Christmas, un- I dei- a presidential decree issued here. President Ferdinand Mar- cos said it is necessary lo wipe out all conceivable forms of yraf! and corruption in public service. Nun beatified VATICAN CITY (AP) An Italian nun slain 7H years ago while on her rounds as a nurse i at a Roman hospital was beat- ified by Pope Paul in a religious ceremony al St. Peter's Basili- ca. The new beatus, advanced to the final step before possible canonization one day as a saint. Ls Sister Agostine Pietrantoni. She was knifed to death Nov. 13, 1B94. at the age of 30. Her assailant was a former em- ployee of the hospital. Naming a desert Andy sends a complete 20- volumc set of Ihe Merit SLu- dents Encyclopedia lo Alan j Young, age 1U, of Canfield, I Ohio, for his question: Does lhe southwestern tics- i orl have a name? First tliey called it IJie Great I American Desert. Then some- one remembered thai South America also has some deserts. So ours was renamed (he Great! North American Desert. Later) I they marked it on the map and i saw that it sprawls over a very large area. IL seemed sensible to give Jiames lo this pan ami that part, depending on where they were. Nowadays, we have i names for four big desert areas and several small OUCH. Ohio is a lovely green stale with miles of rich farmlands and counties hills crowded j with People who live in i green growing places tend to think thai our deserts are rleso- I late wastelands where nothing grows at all. They imagine it is j hare rocks cud endless sandy j I dunes. True, we do have a few 1 places like Ihnl. Bui pai- ches of lrue desurl arc very small. Most of Ihe Great N'orln American Desert has it.s own i wild plants and its wild I animals. j We call i( a desert because usually it pels only a few inches of rain each year Sometimes a i drought lasts several years and 1 deluges o frain arrive a', i once. The cactuses, the scrawny plants and the shy desert am- j mals have to make do from j shower to shower. Experts call j 1 such places arid regions, des- J erls or semi-deserts Our Big, Desert is a lony .sprawling strip ell ihe way Ihe western i mountains. People who live (here have different names for it. though nobody is quilc sure i where one of the smaller des-1 erl ends and Ihe next one: hecins. The longest portion is called the Great Basin Desert, i It. stretches all the way from HID Columbia niver in Washinp- lon Stale down Ihrougli Lhe Cen- tral Valley of California. Some- where in Southern California t. merges with Lhe famous Mu- liave Desert whieh may be spelled Mojave. Some say thai Ihe Mohavc covers I5.0IXI squai-e miles. oLliers allow il square miles. Us boundary merges willi Lhe larger Sonoia Deserl, It stretches across Ihe southern part of Arizona anti a cornel- of New Mexico. And a stl'ip of Lhe Sonora slrcLches soudl across Lhe border Mexico. The Sonora's eastern bound- ary merges with lhe Cliihua- huan Desert. This one touches lhe southeast corner of Arizona, stretches across southern New Mexico and on mlo Te.vas. also spreads across the border into Mexico. The Sonora Dcs- erl is named for the Mex- ican State of Sonora. The Mexi- can stale of Chihuahua gave its name to our Chihuahuan Hiid also to Hie cute litllt1 chi- huahua dog. T h e Great Basin spreads far lo Ihp. north. In Ih., Southwest Lhere are three large stretches of desert with nerocs of (heir own. the Sonora. (he Chihiiahutii the You may miss the greenery, but this southwestern region is a lovely place, where multicol- ored rocks sparkle in Ihe sun- shine under an enormous blue sky. After a rain, its scrawny plants burst into bloom and gaudy flowers are crowded cheek to cheek. Some parts of the desert are irrigated and Die fields can be harvested three Limes a year. Questions asked by children of Ilcralrl rrariVrs slionhl be niailoil In Ask Anily. I'.o. Tfi.S. Iliintingtnn llcach, California 'J2C4S. (.'lirdiiiclt TWtf 16 "WE Of WAK WHEN MILLIONS 0? BIRP5 ARETAWN5 OFF FOR [UWMER TUMBLEWEEDS-By Tom K. Ryan HEAR YOU'RE THE SHUTTLECOCK 00V FOR1HEWPMINTON TEAM, LOTSA LUCK. WHAT'S THAT? SWOON IM'fD MV ARM5. GOOD HJAVEfJS.' I IT S PE r i V, WiTrl WO A i POWER -s THAT? BEETLE BAILEY-By Mart Walker LI'L ABNER-By Ay Capp GOREN ON BRIDGE BY CHARLES H. COHEN c flr Tta CMcalB Tnbnnr North-South vulnerable. South deals. NORTH A 832 V- 6 5 .1 f .110 3; 5: A 2 East A Pass Pass A 7 6 5 K J 10 9 r j s i 2 Q 8 5 U C A K 53 SOITH A A Q 4 A K Q 10 8 7 A'oid AAK76 Tlic Sonth West North 2 y Pass 2 NT 3 7 Pass 4 fi Pass Pass Opening lead: Eighl of A Soiilh lost an ambitious Flam contract when he failed to obtain maximum mileage from his dummy's Ihin as- ssls. Six hparls is not a Found undertaking and the blame must rest on Soulh's shoul- ders for getting overboard. Inasmuch as his two hid is a forcing call, none of North's responses .should be taken seriously. The latler may have been pushed into ihe auction somewhat against his will, and South -would have manifested belter judg- ment. hy settling for game A trump lead "would have assured declarer's defeat; however, West heeding his partner's hid, made the nat- ural ODemnc of the cicht of clubs. South won the trick with the king, The ace of clubs was cashed aL trick two, on which dummy discarded a spade. A third1 club Tvas led and West ruffed in with the nine of hearts and returned a small trump South could not afford lo draw Ihe hearts, inasmuch as ha needed both of dummy's trumps for ruffing purposes. He therefore led a fourth club and West ruffed in with the jack for Ihe selling trick. Declarer wasted the ace o( clubs by playing that card) prematurely. It is urgent to ruff out the little clubs as quickly as possible, since West is obviously short in lhat suit himself. Observe the effect if South leads the six of clubs at Irick two and trumps in dummy A small spade is returned and declarer finesses Ihe queen. Now the seven of clubs is led. Jf West dis- cards, declarer ruffs in dum- my, draws Irump, and sub- s e q u c n 11 y concedes one trick, in spades. If West ruffs in on the third round of clubs wilh Lhe nine of hearts, South di.s- cnrds a spade from dummy. West will presumably return a Irump; however, declarer is in, and, afler cashing the ace of spades, he ruffs his remaining spade with the sir of hearts. South returns to bis hand by trumping a dia- mond and pulls West's last heart. His only loser on the deal i.s the nine of LAWRENCE E. LAMB. M. D. Birth is easier in younger iconuui Hear Dr. Lanili Is U true related lo blood-clotting mech- or an old wives tale Lhat babies anisms. i born lo women in their change of life are mentally deficienL? Dear Dr I.imb I? leuko- I was born when my mother piakia a term that is synony was 42 and approaching her I rnous with cancer of the mouLh change. Alter Ihe birth of my I ol- js jt oniy a condition that last child (a lhe may lead to cancer? Is there docto- ordered a diabetes test i any" relationship between leuko- anu I was told that I had a and leukemia? Also, is tendency lo become diabetic. [tiere danger of Irans- Would this affect the problem milting icukop'lakia from one lhat T. always bleed loo much person to another through use (after childbirth and opera- Of silverware and other eating utensils? I Hear Reader It is true thai Dear Hi-aitcr i if you take a group of babies nieans white plaque. II is l horn lo older women as op- somewhat like a scared area I posed lo a of babies born composed of fibrous lissue. It I to younger women, that there usually occurs because of an will be a few more abnormal-, injury, for example, chronic ir- I Hies in the babies of older wo-' riiation in a pipe smoker or be- j men. This does not mean, how- cause of changes in the skin ever, that because a person i associated with metabolic dif- 15 bom to an older woman he fc -cnces. You can have a leuko- will necessarily be menially de- j piakia on the mouth or lip and fective o.- have any problems. leukoplakias can also orcur Nature planned things so that; elsewhere, for example in post women have an easier time menopaiisal women over the ex- witli birlh and a prealer likeli- (cms! genital area. hood of a normal birth in their xiiev are not cancerous but earlier years. a reasonable numbe- of these, One theory that has been ad- particularly on Ihe lip, that re- vunced for this i.s that at birth fled chronic irritation can sub- o woman has all of the basic .scquently develop cancer. A cells lo fonn all of Ihe ova cancer is merely a change in (tggsi lhal she will release in cell smith that is nul of con- i lile'imc. Thus, when she trol and Ihe cell growth media- I et-Ls to be years old, tin- egg literally runs wild. I-euko- I that matures to- pregnancy i.s pLikias are often considered as i I considerably older Ilin Ihe For this rea-j I CL'g that was ready lor preg- son, some doclo-s like lo re nimcy when she was 20 years move tliem. Lcukoplakia of the j old. This same problem doesn't ljn Ol this .sort has no relalion- occur in men, since each one of ship to leukemia and leukopla- lhe sperm cells is a newly kias do not transmit any (hs- j fo 'med cell and therefore i.s eases. j always young. ______________ A high percentage of women mr.irv m-vn-rv who give birth lo large children I-NAI'1 j do have diabetes. Most doctors ANK.4RA. Turkey (AP) A all women, who birth a martial law couil sentenced large child, for diabetes. three primary school leachers Reing a diabetic would not af- to 5'.2 years each on charges of I feet the bleeding tendency. This t e a c h i n g Communist propn- i.s an entirely separate matter, ganda. I STOP j-.Q-. GABBY HAVSTACK, WHILE AH OWES BOUMCEV-BFLLF. PjPP.E.-DICK- I SHUKl.'.r CX3 TMAT KNOJS-UNT1U I IT COMES 1TA1.LOS tX3ES.r.r y ARCHIE-Dy Bob Monlona I I'W SORRVTODO ITHISTO OUR TOP HONOR SruDENT, BLTT RULES ARE RULES THAT'S I T1IREL DETENTIONS.' YOU SAID YOU WER.E 60IMG TO WEAR 'JEANS' TODAY...NO AND MATTER mKV I ANY OtJE. J DID 6F.TTY COOPER.'-' YOU DOUBLE-CROSSING FIBBER YOU.'.' THIS is JEAN'S HI AND LOIS-Bl Dik DARN .'OUR MUS'C BOX' IS BROKEN. I _ WONT PLAV ANY MORE SHORT RIBS-By Frank O'Neol 3ECAL5S ALL1 i-Wf IS x AN AMERICAN CEERTCARD. UFE ON THE J-LAZY-S-By T. H. Edwnrdi MUD WOLF. WlUS VWBOFfALO MO XKHU OH ffWfiC mi me ic ME rwt or nt Mt SOCIfrr THfl HfiU HAW A (EflHONI THAT n[ CffLD'TlQH Ulf L HWf LOCK. MAO WOU HAS CIVCN KRvAISSION VOUM BEAP ATO iiTatT orrre '0 AS HWCt. m OTHER cms HLW! inly ARC ALLOWTP iNT TO WMCII Tiir ftnmoMY_ BUGS BUNNY T HASTEM TO PO VDLJE I AM. PESSICATCP WITH MORTIFICATION I THE LADDER WHEN WE THE IT WOULP TAKE TOO T' SO BACK AN'SET IT... TIME MONEY: HMMM. ;