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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 4, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBniDGE HERALD Thursday, October 4, 1973 Ask Andy HKS FVSriDIOLS sends i complete 20 volume si i ol the Meiit Stu dent riicvclopedia to Jocelvne Lapointe ago U ot Ottawa Ontano tot hei question does A raccoon eat dur- ing the summer' I Ins handsome tellow as knows is lamous lor his I a s 11 d i o u s table mantici1- Mniiv people have sun iM'ii a quiet stieam p itn nth d'uikiiiy his dinner -n the cl( in waU'i "saturallv we assume dial 'ho fellow dots ihis to rinse otl the diit Ihmevci siicnlists are not so suio Tnev suspect that the ma' have other teaso'is (oi washing his tood Ihe laiioon s a born siucket who sits down 'o a nual gave hni a solendid assoitment of 40 and he uses their to a veiv diet His nialching uppers and lowers include 12 incisors tor biting toui tan'ncs tor tearing olus Id preitiolai s and nioldi s lei s t> i i o u s chewing Ba icalh V js a camivore but tlic la( I thai he can eat Ijoih meat and welabie-- conti ibuics gnv'lv to his iUt viva The summer wood-- otferan almost cndkss smorgasbord of giasslioppcis and other insects grubs jnd eatet pillars and snails He loves to splash around in the watci using his ckvcr littk' hands to piv clams trom un der tlit stones he ciacks them open wilt Ins teeth and pokes out the meal, with Ins SomotiPies he (atchc's a lish in tre shtllows Once in ei while he captures a I. trug In the woods he forages tin ough the bushes and c lirrbs ttee in search ol insects and tvubs buds and uird eggs mice and other smallish rodents His vegetable snacks include scc'ds and lallenltuit He is an excellent climbs His -Juge be a nesi high in the bougtis or when his tumim is full he rnav 'etirc to a homev ho'low in the loots ol a tree There ii vou would think an abundance ol groceries, in the woods all through the sum met This is true Neve-rllie-less the raccoon is a bom bandit tascmated bv people' and people s ptoperty be this is win nature add- ed that burglar s mask to his wisUuI little lace Inany case' when possible he helps, himsell to the laimei s ripe coin and vaiious othei grains when possible the wicked little rascal steals eggs and even chicks Natuialh people who install piopoih piotected chicken tuns are not botheied rac coons eovotes and other small piedatois that belong in the wilds Obviouslv there is plenty of lood in the woods to fatten the raccoon through the long summei months 11 he lives whcie winters are cold come tail he i cures to his burrow llieie he until spring icturns thougn he does not sink the deep sleep of hibernation Scientists still are somewhat trustified as to why the raccoon mashes some ol his loou in water Some suspect that he uies 'o dilute ine strong in worms arid othct meaU snacks Some think that his natural fooo is clams and other items lound in the shallows Perhaps he pieters to eat soup or meat Questions asked by child- ren of Herald readers should be mailed to Ask Andy, P.O. Box 765, Huntmgton Beach, California 92648. (Copyright Chronicle Publishing Co. 1973) SEX ROLES SET WATERLOO Ont (CP) Male and female children are socialized into stereotyped sex roles the age of seven claimed Linda Fischer at a conlerence on women in Miss Fischer a sociology professor at UnnersiU said the process takes place as soon as children outside the home She urged that women should be more aware ol their role in and press for improve- ments in their social standing on Bridge BY CH !I GOREN c The Chicago Tribune North South vulnerable South deals NORTH K J 0 2 A Q 5 k 107 J WEST 8 A fi K84! 0 Q 8 K Q 10 1 fi I 12 SOOTH A A Q 10 7 5 -l "107 V A I i 2 Void The bidding South North Hast 1 A A Pass 4 Piss 1 Pass 5 Pass T Pass fi A Pass Pass Opening lead King of A Eight evei nine never1' is a maxim about finessing handed down 10 us ftom the davs of whist Generally the principle is sound enough but it is always to follow rules blindly South s hand had t'erncn dous tnclc taking potential his paitners lump luise of his tiurnn suit he realized that if held the right cauls a slam was possible despite the fact that the point count might be leis 'han noimally consicl crcd necessary to contract for 12 lucks, Sinrc the use of the Blnckwood Conven lion would not help his South was interested whether North held a spe- cific ace not how manv, aces initiated a cue bid ding sequence When this re- vealed thai North held the ace of hearls and second round diamond control, South felt thdt the combined values offered excellent play for slam The opening lead of the king of clubs was ruffed in the closed hand A thought- 1 e s s player might draw trumps and then cash the ace and king of diamonds If this failed to drop the queen declarer would then have to rely on the heart finesse for his contract On the actual he of the cards this would have spelled de- feat Declarer found a way to circumvent the rocks of dis tnbution He drew two rounds of tiumps, ending in dummy and ruffed the ta ble's remaining club The ace of diamonds was cashed and a low d'amond was led towaid dummy When West followed with the eight, de claicr finessed the ten This unusual pla> succeeded, and South landed his slam losing only a heart trick Theie aie those who might be tempted to suggest that South had peeked at his> left- hand opponent s cards, oth- e'-wisc he was wiong to fi nesse holding nine cards in the suit [The play was slightlv, infcuor to trying to drop Ihe queen 1 However, the play was technically cor- rect once followed to the second diamond, since it guaianteed the contract Let us assume that East has the queen of diamonds and wins the trick He won't enjoy be ing on lead for he is left with a choice of returning a club giving dcclaiei a ruff in dummy while sluffmg a heart from his hand or lead ing a hearl into dummy's ace queen lenace In eithei case dcclaru Will not lose a heart tuck and will make his slam conceding only a trick to the queen of dia monds Your horoscope By Jeane Dixon by Charles schulz FRIDAY, OCT 5 Your birthday today A more successful formula for dail> living and broader career plans come within your reach after a few months of attitude and direction changes Leave no opportunity unexammed but enter into none which fail to meet basic requirements Relations are subject to second thoughts revisions Todav s natives are willing to blend common sense and hard work and with this year need to do so ARIES (March 21-April 19) If what you start can t be finished by early afternoon don t start it Much of what seems urgent realK isn t Home life picks up a subtle emotional overtone can be great TAURUS (April 20-May 20) A streak of romance runs through cdi the da> Husband and wife combinations forge ahead Emphasis is on anv type of partnership Children younger people provide a few surprises GEMINI 21 June 20) A lick and a promise is enough for the aa> as outlook is erratic for business concerns Put vour mam attention on keeping contacts with eveivbody peaceful CANCE'R (June 21-July 22) For the voung today is a breeze with love conquering all For others it s a matter ot what has been latelv and a brief time of coasting on current momen- tum LEO Uulv23-Aug 22) yourself a break cater to your appetite for the finer things of daily living If you must do business stick to the simple routines that you know work consistently VIRGO (Aug 23 Sept 22) Personal interests prevail intertere with schedule Do what vou can to maintain voui budgets tins is no duv to buv anything special or bevond your tegular supplies LIBIU (Sept 23-Oct 22) As the pi ogresses one long held beliet after another is tested Main of them have to be modified to lane into account detai's ol lives around vou SCORPIO (Oct 21) Driving hard-to-get definite conclusions now defeat youi long term intentions The soft sell is preferable and it s okav if little is> ac complished todav SAGITTARIUS 2i Dec 21) Nothing works out quite as planned and tnt promises made todav lead nowhere But no lasting damage is done and use rather pleasant dav if vou let it be CAPRICORN (Dec 22-Jpn 19) Leave off where sou are on serious work lend to loutmes clea' up tag ends and housekeeping chores Plan for more thinking than doing Seek serenit> in praver AQUARIUS (Jan 20 Feb 18) Much ado behind U'e scenes and unplanned spur-ol the moment expressions lavonng vou make for excne ment and fun but no lasting gains Expect nothing much to come of it PISCES (Feb 19 Mann 20) The enjojment of the nuances ol human relat'onsnip is the art to pursue tod iy Almost any of runs into res.stance or laziness mav as well be replanned (1973, The Chicago Tribune) __' MEAM WU CON'T TALK 7 AWT PiAtfNg CHECKERS OR. SOV MAKIN6 PUKE7 ORCA7CWIN6 FIREFLIES OR HOU) ABOUT PUTTIN6 TOGETHER A PUZZLE OR POPPING CORN f PO W E A 5TAMPCOLLECTION' HCli? CHUCK 7AW0E PO COLORS 7 SHORT RIBS by (rank o'neal SLONDiE by chic young I KOW AAb Dll- "JeAP" z c EZ- OM COME Oisl DAGWOOO p rv WELL THEM- LETS JUST SAV IT WAS l-' ALMOST PERFECT I KSJEW YOU D FIMO SOMETI-IIM6 BEETLE BAILEY by mort walker Lawrence Lamb M.D. Dear Dr Lamb 1 have suHoicdloi a numbet of with buisitis m each ol shoulckis at dillprcnt times I would liko opinion ot the best ol treating this painlul allliction In the past I have had cortisone in pill lorm and in shot form but 1 am hesitant to take (Ins powerful rliug in Icai of what it can do to (he Do considci cortisone foi one who might need it about once a seat Can it haim the bone StlllC IllIO Dear Reader Painlul shoulders are difficult to lieat Most of them are not aitlnitis and commonh whatever the cause it is iclciied to as buisitis The [oinls arc en r i a 1 that htei alh cnc ipsulatcs the are i Inside this sac like stiuduie is the joint lluul Ihe sac itscll is called a bur sa VVhcn it is inllamecl it is buisitis 1'suilh the tendons 01 the buisa like sacs aiound them (ailed tendon sheaths are in vohed of the joint alone is seldom I he cai'sc ol shouldei pain of the neck and a conical disk can cause pain I ul shouldei s Duung the episode as w ell know thei e- is soi eness ol the muscles and often difficul in the arm Opinions diflei on how besl to ticat the condition and I don t think anv one has the final answc, The most impor lant goal is to relieve the pain IS IIUKM as VMIIIUllt causing haim Aspirin is often used Local heat is used and Imalh when the acute condition pet nuts it light ci c ises ai e einplov cd to main lain the full langc of the shouldei joint I think this lattei mcasuie is particularly impoi lant lo do this should swing the aims around ind aiound in back stroke motion UK full lange possible loi von I hi n swing them loi wai d as in a forward mot ion on ai c not in UM listed in endurance 01 sitength 01 how long vou can do it in maintaining the lull lange of motion oilisone has been used lot (his condition and is ad voc.iud bv inanv It can be> given eithei In mouth 01 miechon Most d.jclois leel get bcltei tesulls Irom the injection Otten it will not conttol the ptoblem with onh on I A H HUNTER I ach leltei stands loi a ('ille i nil digit Viluiallv the TASTE will he odd so what K tlv muM il be I AM I'M JUST BUT WHEN HE SWIMS NEAR ME HE SPLASHES THE SWIM INSTRUCTOR TOLD ME TO SPLASH! YOU RE Y ITS NICE THAT THE IN AA> WAV BUILT THIS NOW POOL TO 6IVE THE KIDS SOMETHINC3 TUWBIEWEEDS (Answer tomonow) csteidav s .inswu vc u s i foe 27 I'M A PEVOUT BACHELOR! WELCOME TO MY ECUMENICAL MOVEMENT; 111 ABNER WE AS GOOD AS I ALOJE" DUOF TOOK A KMOCKOUT -SO TELL ME CORM-FIDEMTIALLV IS TH' SMOCTH-TALKIM; RAT WHAT STOLE. VO' FUM HI bV al caPP BUGS BUNNY THE TEDIOSITY OF IT ALL WAS BETTER GRUMBLE' I'M 6ETTIN' TIRED O'VER COMPLAINJIN', SYLVESTER' LAST WEEK I SOT YA A N6W BRUSH WITH STIFFER BRISTLES' WEEK I SOT YA RUBBER GLOVES T' SAVE YER AN' YER SRlPtlsl'J I APOLOGIZE FOR MY ;