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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 16, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 20 _ THE IMHBRIDr.r Minor 16. 1971 Your horoscope By Jeane Dixon i :n May lint: M you're we live treml m'-' i; 1 M M1 lixlin M.ikc- Ynur can tfo :H on 'i Coil it li f-1'" r.iihi'r incaliillL'iul use of any or. HI il pnxiUl- -lime 201: a divcrfiot bioiKiil Hemou' I'rom compel- new prop-' lu'.i' find h.-iraly n-aclim lurk cllhural w lie re ill n> r Kit 'Jl .luh (Si-l'l j.lle gniuii'.l. An up are lime- i to better oft b1' on a parlicularh home plairs nr M-roi) nrn- lions suggesliiiL1, Uiercthev arc t.lnh Where ill up holding are d> avoided. MUrrAIHI'S i Nov. lu the best 21 Vuu may lie templed I" ,iurtie.fi liu-. skip details, (leltin' a full cnn- femice among family and rel- 8SOKENTHI: BLANKET HAPIT! I MAPS IT TiV" KEKENr It'iTHOiT AW BLANKET! I PIPIT: I PiO III. AND I DID IT MY TKAT'ri TH' SCRBWIN6 AND AMP (WNI7IN6 ON 'I Hi: bSOWIP ANP MAKiNp A FOX OUT OF WUR-iELF 2: rUMBlEWEEHS-By TOM K. RYAN ini; The, praciical auproach Dr. Will you' please oM.lain what on Hod's earth is 'he meaning of >our remark. 'There U some evi- donee breast cantor m wo- men i- related lo an infections aoenl" and then. "We have no I evidence a people-to-people j .spread of cancer." I am not the only local reader baffled hy "infections agent" and "no people-topeoplo spread." Dear Reader A am forry if you are confused. Duciors sometimes make the mistake of assuming their patients know more about medicine than they do and I am no exception. Infectious apent incluf.es vi- ruses, bacieria and parasites, anything foreipn to the body; that is a livinR organism ca- pable of causing disease. Some of these, like the com mon' cold, cause diseases that are transmitted from one person lo another. There are a hn.i nf contagious diseases, like luncr- culosis. diphtlioria and chicken pox. all spread from people to people. Other infectious dis-: eases are not spread by people. Malaria, for example, is spread by mosquitoes. Bubonic plague i infecting millions of people "-as spread bv flras nr rats hence rat control rit'n-rs are spread by birds and even from a "cat scratch." i One form of hepatitis may! be spread by water or food j sources. Scrum hepatitis is spread by blood transfusions and infected needles. It is often seen in dope addicts. Now if it were established that breast cancer was caused by an infectious agent like a virus _ the problem would still j exist as to why one person de- j velops cancer and another! doesn't. How- would the virus activate the cancer? Why are damp LAWRENCE E. LAMB, M. D. Doctor Organisms that live with our bodies even' day cause prob- lems if the renditions are right. A virus lives in the skin and j causes an ordinary fever Mis-i ter on the lip herpes siny j ple.x. In its dormant stage it causes no trouble but. during a digestive upset or a cold, con-: ditions are right and a big ugly sore, develops on the lip. Our body is covered with bac-; tcria that normally cause no problems. A simple break in the skin, though, may allow germs to infect the root of a tiny hair and presto, you have a pimple, caused by an "infectious agent." One reader wrote expressing her belief that cancer was con- 1 tagiou? i transmitted from per- son lo and complained because the medical profession didn't use precautions common- ly used in preventing spread of diseases. Another wrote" demanding that I declare cancer wasn't contagious so this problem wouldn't be added to the suffering and isolation of cancer Despite the long inlere.st in the possible role of an "infec- tious acent" as one of many factors in I here no evidence of a contagious pt-o- plc-to-pceple spread that will stand statistical analysis, or can be proved. It is possible that other fac- tors, like cigarette smoke, in- creased amounts of male or female hormones, sun and ra- diation, alter the body's nor- mal defenses permitting organ- isms present all along to change cell growth into cancer. No one knows all the answers yet, and that is one reason we have so much yet to do in learning how to prevent and cure cancer. lo be effective. Take a mo- nrnt here and Iherc In rcilivt AQl'Aim'S I.Ian. I'l-h. n you may ,.jve (o u, "n" er time and'atlenlion but lake yourself out of it at normal quitting lime to pursue your own IMSCKS I'J March :fli: SCOKl'lo iOct. Nev: ventures require your host Redevelop your mom-; arranse- mental concentration and intui- mcnts, perhaps refinance nut- guidance. Present yuur willing views with tact and patience, sfitc VOIP- oa.-( 11871: By The Chicago Trihunr) SNEEKV A PEP IN THE- tfQOVy PRECIOUS TIME WHEN WE 6IVE VENT TO THE STBALTH WITHIN US PENT! CLOCK, A SNEAK TO SOCK! 'HINP EACH POULPERi BUSH AN'TREE: KAMPANT CLANPESTINERV! HOW SWEET IT IS! HOW RECHERCHE! A WEEK INTHIS-A-WAV! MUFF SEP! VOUHA5P6EKEP f CALL ME V M' SNEEKY I V STREEKiy BLONDIE-BY chic Youna Damp, wet caves Andy sends a complete 20- volume of the World Book Encyclopedia to Reeky Rus- koff. age 10, of Niagara Falls, Ontario, for her from the floor. There may be lit. II caves so wet and delicate columns from floor to and lot of elegant j i ceiling stone carvings on the walls. All Caves are carved into carthv i stony surfaces are damp rock by moving waters. Some j wjth mojsllll.c hcl.e are created by seeping, drip-1 th ,eam nith [ilms of dripping water, others by pounding waves 01 the sea and As a lhesc a few are made by molting ice. ale carved inlo beds All caves are formed by water of ]imcstono. Tnjs mineral gets and tho water never stops work i riddled u.ilh pores and pockets until at last they >-ollapse. This i its chemicals Ls why caves and caverns are in watcr and gct wash. i so damp and wet. Tne water a After every j that forms them also alls and raindrops sccp doHTl _ down chills the air inside witn mois- j thmigh tlle spongy rock, wash iure- through the holes and make them bigger. After a few bun- not dref] years, ijie hoies in the buried limestone grow to enormous caves and caverns. In time they may form a the rocks helow the surface. Vp.st undeground city. But the Sooner or later they gct too big soft limestone is still there and or their roofs become too thin. the drops of rain still seep down Then the force of gravity pulls from the surface. This water them down and they collapse! drips through the ceilings of into hollow pits. No sensible per- eaves and dribbles down the son exploring caves walls. I1 keeps all the stone- oii! rxperi advisors and work damp uith dewy mois- equipment along on the trip. turc. Some cf it trickles int i tU PMOME i c --o v 0 -V fl M I -i MO I BUT- THIS COULDN'T f FIND _____J ?ypg> flfitHE BAIlEY-By Mort Walker The earth's caves are meant to iasl as lone as the mighty mountains. They are rcoms and tunnels carved into n unexplored cave j puddle t ready to come a les and pools that evapor- GOREN ON BRIDGE Who knows, a may be just tumbling down in a pile of rub-1 the air. Me. i But there are plenty of caves i The chalky chemicals do not that, have safe, glided tours stay dissolved in the limestone for the public. They also have' forever. When the water trie- lights lo sho-r us the wonders! kies slowly or gets trapped in inside A large cave system is a puddle, its limey fragments a strange underground world i are dumped. Gradually they with enormous caverns, often I build "P layers of sold rock m icicles of stone and form artis- tic stone carvings on the walls. Questions asued DV children of Herald readers should be mailed to Ask Andy, P.O. Box 765, Huntington California 92648. (Copyright Chronicle Publishing Co. 1971) on different levels. There, may be underground streams flow- ing through tunnels and under- ground lakes and puddles filled j with water. i I There may be hanging from the ceilings like giant icicles made of stone and spikey stalagmites poking up WMV DID i ever-: PROCLAIM THE SADIE HAVKINO DAV RACE, J NOVEMBER 18 BACHELOR I SOW F.VF.W fiORL. OTA CH ANC E AT -AMD r-vi'p.-i 60RI. i THF.V ALLV.'At-Jr OUIVERWENDELt- 1. V[ ._ if-j ;o r'' I n-'' 1 GC'T l OERS -S Bob Montana BT CHARLES H, GOREN to Br CMcito Trlhmt] North-South vutoerable East deals. NORTH O KQ5J 4KC4 WEST EAST J M 8 7 6 9 5 0 0 7 6 4 J J108 SOUTH O AJ8 AQ9J Tho bidding: Sooth West North 1