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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 30, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 28 THE LETMBRIDGS HERAID Thundny, November 30, 1972 Y< FRIDAY, DKCE.MBER 1 Your birthday today Current events create a necessity for fundamental change you cannot nbicle things as thev were. Today's natives (end to Ihrift and thoughtful planning, firm resolves on goals. ARIES (March 21-April From one expedient to anotrjer is good enough as you strive to wind up the work week in good order, TAURUS (April 20-May Indecision is normal for By JEAN _ lei matters take their own course a while longer before you try much of an E DIXON GEMINI (May 21 June Most of the day seems perplexing or confusing it is easier if you hold faith that eventually comes straight. CANCER Uime 21 July Home and family affairs continue interesting, with some cle- plante Dear Dr. Lamb My 22-year old daughter has had 11 planter's warts removed from tier feet. She had three burned out with acid and turned to having them removed surgically. The results are always the same. They form again and again. Could you please tell me what causes these and if there is any cure. She fears being crippled from all of this surgery-Dear Reader It is common for these warts to recur if Ihey are simply excised. They can also be confused with other problems so the first step is making a coned diagnosis. Dr. Richard L. Dobson, professor of dermatology at the University of Oregon Medical School doesn't recommend surgical excision because of the frequent recurrence with this form of treatment. He recommends paring off the top of the wart and then applying a 40 per cent salicyclic acid plaster which is taped in place for one week, then he removes the plaster and pares off as much more of the wart as possible. The next step is to use 95 per cent trichloroacetic acid and a week later he pares it again followed by a second application of acid. This procedure is repeated at weekly intervals until tho wart is gone. Obviously this is a procedure for physi-icians. At the end of the treatment there may be a hemorhagic blister and after it is E. LAMB, M. D. will expel r's warts? the wart Is cured. In other cases he merely recommends a daily application of 10 per cent formalin solution and has the patient gently pare the wart regularly. This often takes quite some time. Treating planter's warts Is not simple and as you know because of their location they can be both uncomfortable and disabling. Dear Dr. Lamb About four months ago I had a cataract operation, removing the lens from my left eye. The operation was performed by an eminent eye surgeon and the result was perfect. My vision Is 20-20 with contact lens. Now my problem is that the doctor approved my reiuiji to work with permanent restriction against lifting weights of more than 40 pounds. I work for the U.S. Postal Service which requires that I be able to lift 70 pounds. The Post Office will not allow me to go back to work with this restriction and wants to retire me from service. I am only 54 years old and have a good work record but not enough time for a reasonable annuity. In addition, I do not want to retire. Please give me your opinion as to the probability that this operation should handicap my in this manner. It is very seldom that I ever have to lift packages of 70 pounds. The letter pouch never weighs more than 35 pounds. Dear Reader There are many people who have had cataract surgery who return to full normal activity if that is the only problem they have. 1 strongly suspect that your doctor was unaware of the amount of difficulty this restriction was going to cause you. He was probably trying to help you. It seems to me that you ought to go see him at once and explain to him your situation and see If he wants to reconsider his help. Social contacts are lively. LEO (July Aug. Experiments give mixed results, generate a secondary problem; doing nothing would make things worse. Travel encounters diversum. VIRGO (Aug. 23 Sept. Planning the future has to be tentative. Wind up your weekly routmes neatly, with as tidy a reserve set aside as means permit. LIBRA (Sept. 23 Oct. Gently does it! Seemingly settled matters do not stay put if you get in a hurry or take too much for granted. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 -Nov. Line up a list of unfinished projects, assign priorities and begin knocking off the hack-log. You have no time to lose. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. Wind the week down with as little fuss as can be managed. What's done can't be helped. Give yourself a break first. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 Jan. When all the uproar is quiet, nothing has been greatly changed. If you remain consistent you are in a stronger position later. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 Feb. By letting people find their own guidance, you learn some-tliing new and are spared much waste of time and energy. PISCES (Feb. 19-March Ongoing routines are hindered by temporary slips in arrangements, misfiled notes, and the like. All comes into place. (1972 By The Chicago Tribune) Today in history BY THE CANADIAN PRESS '.Nov. 30, 1D72 John Bunyan, English religious writer, was baptized 344 years ago in 1628 n e n r his Bedfordshire home. Early in life, Bunyan was beset by religious visitations, one of which bade him give up the pleasure of church-bell ringing, else the steeple would fall on him. At age 32 he was imprisoned for 12 years for heretical preaching, during which time he wrote Pilgrim's Progress. He wrote about 60 books before his death in 1638, Including Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners, one of the world's finest autobiographies. The wartime wage and salary controls were ended in Canada. 1933-The USSR attacked Finland. The Crystal Palace In London, England, was destroyed by fire. Former B r 1 1 IsH prime minister Sir Winston Churchill was born. Samuel Langhome Clemens (Mark Twain) was tree up WASHINGTON (AP) The U.S. national Christmas tree stands 70 feet tall and ready for adornment with more than holiday decorations. The Englmann spruce from the Medicine Bow National Forest in Wyoming was erected yesterday on the Ellipse, the grassy area south of the White House. The tree is to be lighted Dec. 15. GOREN ON BRIDGE BY CHARLES H. GOREN eluded, North observed tliat c im Br TIM chiuia Trnom his partner could have made North-South vulnerable.- the hand by finessing North deals. against East's trump hold-vnpTn ing. Observe Uiat, after the rKUKltl t. i i r r first heart tnck is pleted, South retains two hon. ors in the suit in back of East's 9-8-6. When the deuce R w is led from dummy and East WEST EAST follows with the six, declarer AQJ1087 can win the trick by merely c K tf 9 6 covering with the seven. If 0 .1 6 4 Z O 8 S 3 East choose to J 6 4 Q 9 8 quence ty pulling up the SOUTH eight, South tops this spot A 6 3 with an honor, crosses bick V Q J 10 7 5 10 the dummy, and picks up 0 K 9 7 the nine-six next on a simple A 5 2 finesse. The bidding: Altho South did not dis-North East South West his partner's analysis, 1 NT Pass 3 Piss claimed that it -would i <7 Pass Pass Pass have required a peek into MTSLEEW North and South reached a !n lrump suit North dis. contract of four hearts in to- d and lhjs was his rea. day's hand, and South, the i0ning-declarer, was set one trick intends lo fi. on what he contended was a ,or the king o[ perfectly normal line of he must kad a honor P'av- from his hand; however, it North opened the bidding is not essential that that with one no trump and card be the queen. Playing South, holding 10 high card the ten will suit his purpose points and a five card suit, just as -well, and may pro-jumped to three hearts to vide him with additional offer his partner a choice of information about the dis-contract. North chose to- tribution. raise hearts since he "When West covers the normal trump support. Since ten of hearts with the king, his distribution was evenly South can deduce it is a sin-balanced and he had mimer- gleton for, if West has the DUS holdings that he might king doublelon, tte play of prefer having led up to, it the king will sacrifice a appears that three no trump trick for the defense if East Is a better rebid. hold: the jack and one or Westopsned the queen IMO small hearts. Once he Bpades against four hearts has reached the conclusion and held the trick when all that West has a singleton hands ducked. West contin- heart, the winning play in ued with the jack which was the suit becomer obvious." also ducked. The third roiuvd While there is much to be was ruffed by declarer. said for North's point of The queen of hearts was view and we are in hasic led for a finesse, West cov- agreement -with his observa-ercd with the king and dum- tions, perhaps one qualifica-my played the ace. A htart lion is in order. Declarer returned and South put should take into considera-up the ten from- his hand. lion the quality of his oppo-When West showed out, de. nents before drawing an in-elarer's defeat was assured, ference from their play. Aft-for he still had to lose a er all, a less experienced de-heart and a club, fender might err and cover When the deal was con- an honor when he LIFE The amoeba Is the most elementary level of animal life; its whole body consists of but a single cell. Ask Bees in winter Andy sends a complete 20-volumc set of the Merit Students Encyclopedia to Cheryl Lacerick, age 12, of Wickliffe, Ohio, for her question: What do bees do when winter conies? A little honey now and then provides the body with rich nourishing food. This delicious ar.d nutritious menu item, of course, is provided by the honey bees. No doubt this is why so many sensible students are interested in learning all they can about these amazing insects. Flowers and honeybees belong together. They need and depend on each other. But the fragile flowers cannot abide the cold and plants do not blossom during the winter. This deprives the hees of the nectar and pollen they use to make honey and other bee foods. Besides, they can't abide the cold either. So when winter comes, they tuck themselves inside their warm, cosy hive and live on their stores of sweet nourishing honey. During the busy summer season, most worker bees work themselves to death in about six weeks. Hence, many arc ready to perish in the fall. At this time, the queen slops laying eggs and no new workers are born. The survivers turn their attention to sealing cracks in the hive with weatherproof, water proof wax. They also make sure that their waxy while cells arc stuffed with winter supplies of honey and safely sealed. All summer they fed and Andy ed the male drones, who do no work. Before the first frost, the pampered drones are rousted outside to perish in the cold But the queen mother is fed and tended as usual. When winter arrives, a lure of about workers, drones and growing bees is reduced lo perhaps surviving workers plus their queen mother. Their cosy hive seals out the wintry weather and there is no need to leave home until spring brings beck the flowers. Inside the hive, the furry little bees bundle themselves together in a big round ball. This helps to share and hold in the warmth. Apparently Ihey feel the cold because the bees in the middle of the furry ball, where things are warmer, keep changing places with those on the outside. Obviously they must eat. though they do not need as much food as they do during the busy summer season. Now and then, each worker sips a snack from the honey stored in waxy combs. She lakes just so much and no more than her share. In this way, the food supply is rationed to last through the winter. There is also a supply of royal jelly made especially for the queen. If her favorite food runs out, she shares the rations of ordinary honey with her daughters. Questions asked by children of Herald readers should he mailed lo Ask Andy, P.O. Box IK. Iluntington Bcacli, California (Copyright Chronicle. Publishing Co. LIFE ON THE J-LAZY-S-By T. H. WH WHfS' fDUMJIOH -gone ANinAis ?ou jfa 1 Sflflf HUMAN gFIHCS THf'Se STAY AytW _____ __ ISN'T SAFE-Wf WU) r-ffciifi J i T n IA 1 v r SJP) VJmil'' SLIGHTEST IDEA WHAT 7AIKINS ABOinj. TUMBLEWEEDS-By Tom K. Ryan SO! MY WARRIORS WON THE OWIOWIFI'PHAVEPEEN THERE IT W0ULPVE AWE THE PIFFERENCEJ 4 WE PO HAVE BLONDIE-By Chic Young WE'RE ALL OUT, BUT LAST WIGHT IT WAS DELICIOUS r BEETLE BAILEY-By Mart Walker BACK AMP FOPnl MISG SOSZ, BACK AND fOfi-rri.' PAPEKS BUSTUNS ABOUT. BRACELETS.' CJ.AWNS HEEIS. I CANT SET ANY IVE A MIND TO CLOSE j Trie POCK Lll ABNER-By Ay Capp ALABAMMUS- x: 'POSSESS' SALOMEV- SHEWEREA MEMBER THEYCDULDNT VCOVOU NOBO0Y BE.HOLDIHS COULD HERPOR I STOLE HER 7V THAT PANSOM. J ROTTEN-J FftUPERS- ARCHIE-By Bob Montana YOU'RE TRAINING THE TRACX TEAM MDOOKS, FOR NQCT THE SPRING.? A POLE VAULT-' I'LL JUST STEP INTO THE BALCONY AND SEE HOW HE. DOES THIS DOESN'T MEAN ME? HI AND LOIS-Bl Dik Browne MOM, YOU BETTER GET AFTER DITTO. HE'S PROBARV SO1N6 TO FILL THE TUB TOO FULL CAN'T EVEN WAIT TILL I DO SOME THINS TO TATTLE ON ME.' SHORT RIBS-By Frank O'Neal BUGS BUNNY VER NOTSONNA GET ELECTEP T' THAT OFFICE TH' EXTRA MONEY YA WERE EXPECT1N' FROM THAT BUSINESS DEAL.' ISNTCOMIN' THROUGH.., BLA... 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