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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 28, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 16 Herald Novambar Ask Andy WALKING Andy sends a complete 20- volume set of the Merit ...Students Encyclopedia to John age of In- for his Is there tuck a thing M a .walking This sounds like a wondrous dream from Alice In a fabulous book that mentions a crocodile who weeps tears of phony sym- pathy and a talkative cat who disappears by allowing his smile to linger until last. Alice did not meet any walk- ing but in the real world such things do indeed exist. The earth's species of fish have gills to extract dis- oxygen from the water and naturally the vast-assort- ment of land animals have 'i'lungs to extract their needed r oxygen from the air. As a creatures with lungs are limited to living on the dry land and those with gills are supposed to stay un- der water. But nothing in the world of nature is downright or so it seems. Even the most hard and fast rules are broken sometimes. For an adult frog air-breathing lungs. But can squat for hours under water on the bottom of his I pond because he absorbs oxygen through his amazing -amphibian skin. And a few of the fishes have ways to sur- out of water for long of time. Obviously a 1 fish must be able to do this if he plans to do any successful on the dry or fairly land. One of the most inventive groups is the catfish clan of more than species. All of them wear fleshy whiskers called barbels on their which serve as feelers. Some wear scales and some do some live in fresh water and some prefer the sea. They -range in size from one inch to -a ten foot giant that weighs 400 pounds. There are ar- mored upside-down catfishes and electric cat- 'fishes. There is a so-called talking catfish so nobody should be surprised to learn of a walking catfish. The walking catfish is a native of India and other parts of Asia where the rainfall is undependable. Through half the the seasonal mon- soon winds drench the ponds and streams. Then the winds -reverse and the dry monsoon season takes its toll of .'moisture from the land. This is when the walking catfish does his walking. It so happens in addi- to his this remarkable fish has special organs that serve as lungs. The average -walking catfish has a wide head and a round two -small sturdy fins on his shoulders and a long tapering r body. When his stream begins Jo dry he comes on land to a source of deeper water. He progresses by using his fins as supporting _legs and pushes forward by humping and straightening his body. Your horoscope fry cfcwlM scftati Some years these Asian walking catfish were im- ported and careless people allowed them to escape into Florida's inland waters. They multiplied at a great rate and ferociously attacked the more desirable native fishes. This unwelcome catfish can leave the water and keep walking for twelve most likely in search of less crowded streams in which to multiply. OuMttoiM asked by child- ran of Her ajd readara ahouM be matted to Art P.O. Box. Huntlngton California 92648. Chronicle Publishing Co. NOV. 29 Year birthday Patience is difficult to achieve. All relationships encounter hard un- favorable external circum- the real ones survive. Today's see two or more sides to most controver- seldom fail to achieve a second skill or line of career sometimes scatter their resources.' ARIES 21 April In the midst of a distorted view of your a moment of truth arrives for your view of your funds and future. Take decisive actions. TAURUS May What had seemed definite and solid before becomes temporary. Lawrence Lamb M.D. Dear Dr. Lamb Please give me some information. I don't want to change but I may have to. For the last four years I have had several attacks of pancreatitis. After the first hospitalization the doctor asked me if I drank alcohol. I truthfully told him 1 am a non-drinker. Another bout with pancreatitis and he advised Then I discovered he had not believed me when I told him I am a non-drinker. Again I repeated it. On the insurance claims he1 lists my illness as relapsing pan- which I am told is the same as alcoholic pan- creatitis. Dr. I don't imagine I've had three drinks of li- quor or beer in my life. I'm 56 years old. This doctor and I have had a good physician- patient relationship for years. why won't he believe Fun with figures By J. A. H. HUNTER know our survey on what colors are said Tom. results came in Susan nodded. had to say which three they preferred of and yellow. What did you eighths of them lik- ed two fifths picked four fifths and half included replied Tom. hopeful picked all and thirteen people made no selection as they claimed they were color How many were ques- Thanks for an idea to G. On- tario. Yesterday's PAPER was 13107. Goren on Bridge BY CHARLES H. GOREN im. Tk TriMH Both vulnerable. North deals. NORTH 48653 4 A Q 7 0 A74 WEST K EAOT VJ91S4 0 SOUTH v The East South West Pass Pass 1 4t Pass 9 Pass 4 4k Pass Pass Opening Ten of It is wrong to consider a particular holding hi isola- Hton. The combined assets of side consists of twenty- and the correct ipiay in any one suit .might dependent on the holding another. Consider today's South became declarer ait a contract of low forth had a choice of ra- wKh two no trump the alternative. Despite hh hand was ha optad the jump raise of opemr'a because moat of hit Strength consistod of two in the closed and the question was how to handle the trump suit. Considering only the spade the safety play to avoid mis- guessing the spade position and so losing two tricks in the suk is to lead to the hoping to drop an honor. If no honor dummy is entered and a spade is led toward the dosed hand. Should declarer adopt this line of That question cannot be answered without knowing more about vie hand. Declarer must tote two dia- so he can afford to lose only one trick in the ma- jor suits. To take a safety ptay in which is odds on. to lose a would be the Might of f oRjr if declarer has to lose a heart trick as well. before making a de- cision in the trump Soon has to know whether he must lose a heart trick. the correct play at trick two is to take the heart finesse. K this declarer cannot afford to low a spade trick as so his beat chance to to take the spade finesse and hope for a doubMon king on- side. As the cards fte heart darer can afford to taftt a safety play in te- mM WMH BV ram 01 nun to forgo tt. When king of VHTOIH IflwfltP iDt 4109 declarer can cross to dummy wtth a red act md Iswd an- Trust must be a two-way street if I am to continue as his patient. Why would a doc- tor suddenly take this at- When I have an attack 1 am hospitalized from 12 to 24 days and am quite ill and weak for weeks afterwards. Will you please comment in your column on the causes of this disease as I must soon see a physician and I am wondering about continuing with this one if he does not believe me. Dear Reader Com- I believe faulty communications are the cause of over half the world's problems. Your doctor does not disbelieve you. You have been misinformed and he doesn't know it. Thers are a lot of different causes for inflammation of the pancreas. It can occur as a complication of a virus infec- tion such as mumps. it can and often does occur in in- dividuals who use lots of alcohol. In a large number of cases the cause is never known. It simply recurs at intervals even though the person drinks no and apparently doesn't have any other infectious disease or problem. The term chronic relapsing pancreatitis used by your doc- tor IS NOT the same as alcoholic pancreatitis. All the many people who have never touched a drink in their life and who have this problem have the same diagnosis. The confusion comes from the point that one of several but not the only of this problem is alcohol. Your doctor was absolutely correct in using this term on your insurance papers. It means or long term as opposed to short recurring inflammation of the exactly what you describe having had for several years. It means nothing more and in no way in- dicates the cause of the problem. you have done your doc- tor an injustice. No doubt youi have had an acquaintance who knows someone who had this diagnosis who also drank alcohol. The moral of the story is to listen to your doctor when it comes to your medical problems. You have a tough problem to manage and he will need your full co- operation to do the best he can for you. I hope you get along better. Send your questions to Dr. in care of this new- P.O. Box Radio City New NY. 1M19. For a copy of Dr. Lamb's booklet on balanced send 50 cents to the same address and ask for ed booklet. more suited to trump pity. West's club attack was 4ay. ftoesrtngjbs ton won and making an tftttrlck. Flashback By The CANADIAN PRESS Nov. 1973 At least 491 persons died in a fire at Boston's Cocoanut nightclub 31 years ago today in 1942. Many were crushed to death as they jammed to es- cape the which ripped through the packed pleasure spot in seconds. Nightclub singer Bill Payne saved 10 patrons by leading them into a huge basement icebox. 1154 Enrico father of the atom died. 1H3 Roosevelt and Stalin met jn Tehran. 1119 Lady Astor became the first woman to be elected to the British House of Com- mons. Albania proclaimed its independence. IRf The Russian pianist and composer Anton Rubins- tein was born. FIRST EXCHANGE The first commercial tele- phone exchange was opened in January 1878 in New serving 21 customers. Concentrate on firming up what you want to keep and promote. GEMINI 21 June If you will first attend the needs of your all other .concerns settle into place. People are well need only some effective news of your views. CANCER 21 July Available career oppor- tunities have unseen im- many of them potentially of great benefit. Square off your accounts stringently. LEO 23 Aug. Outside interest is readily attracted to any project you've bringing suggestions for conversion to other purposes. Give them thought before you reject. VIRGO 23 Sept. Blunt' commentary is the norm although the basic reasons for its happen- ing are not so clear. Be ex- plicit and consistent with minor concerns. LIBRA 23 -Oct. Early confusion passes swiftly into simple situations where it is clear what has to be and who has to do the main share yourself. SCORPIO 23 Nov. If facts and people seem contrary to your take the blame for some of the dis- and make ad- justments. You can't have everything your way all the time. SAGITTARIUS 22 Dec. Routines are apt to be interrupted today. Kinks in emotional relationships are brought to open then smoothed out. CAPRICORN 22 Jan. Having pursued all pro- jects thus taper pull back to give yourself a break. A change of pace and scene help digest the results of re- cent experience. AQUARIUS 20 Feb. Afternoon and evening promise definite forward ground breaking moves. It is important to keep in mind your inner spiritual needs. PISCES 19 March Get out of public strive for a quiet time in which to work alone on the questions most important to you. You have a serious social responsibility coming up. The Chicago Tribune Doctor figures loaded EDMONTON Federal government which show Alberta doctors as the highest paid in are says Dr. Robert executive direc- tor of the Alberta Medical Association. Dr. Clark was commenting on a statistical report releas- ed earlier by the federal health department. It said Alberta with a gross income averaging in were the highest paid doctors in Canada between 1961 and 1971. The report also said that Edmonton with net earnings- of or more averaged in gross ear- nings in 1971 for the highest of any and Calgary stood se- cond highest with average earnings of almost an- nually below Edmonton. FIGURES OUTDATED Dr. Clark said the federal figures are outdated and fail to show falling incomes among Alberta physicians since 1971. He also said the statistics were unfair because they excluded all physicians earning less than a year. Dr. Clark said 1971 was a peak income year for Alberta physicians. Since then more doctors have graduate and the average payment to physici- ans in the province fell 6-2 per cent annually. picture isn't as rosy as it Dr. Clark said.. The average physician has about 35 per cent overhead which reduces his net income to about out of which he must pay retirement holiday benefits and all other fringe benefits. Edmonton doctors lead those in the rest of because of the highly sophisticated medical school and the University of Alberta and because Edmonton operates as a referral centre for northern areas oc- all of Western Dr. Clark said. The federal survey also showed that Alberta pathologists earned on ah average a year more than pathologists across Canada in 1971. A5NOUVMANINW IN fWE TEAAWj AND AMP AND SPECIAL EVEN HAVE A NEWSLETTER.' NO EXPECTED NEED TDK W CHARLIE SHORT MM by Irak Yuri i bT NIA TM itl US far Oil TWE NATIVES SEEM CESTLESS BLONDIE ELMO--WHAT ARE vou AND PAMELA PLAVIMG MARRIAGE- AND RIGHT NOW WE'RE HAVING BREAKFAST HOW COME YOU'RE WEARING APRON DON'T YOU KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT WOMEN'S V BEETLE BAILEY GCH46 TO HAVE A LITTLE IN HAGAR THE HORRIBLE dlk brown I'M RED... 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