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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 11, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta LETMBRIDQE HERALD Thursday, Octobtr 11. 1973 Your horoscope By Jeane Dixon Ask Andy FRIDAY, OCX 12 Your birthday today Much of the (oiiiing is spent on the scaidi loi a better ol doing thing1- Hnallv Idle in (lie sou (dtth vour Inl.mu and die on Wdy with ,i siKU'sskil tormuld to deal willi what now seems dif IK nil Reldtionships require dtiHKiaU1 expression of vour lrii( ledmgs lo holp th( in Poddv s ndtives dre intense oltin people who tend to have ups md downs in fortune ARIES (March 21-April 19) I et be bvgones s doings needn t run Uxlciv constructive et lorts There are no bargains whdt seems to be d price (it of some fdmilidr item turns out poorh TAURUS (April 20-May 20) Interruption is the expectable phenomenon but neither ol the sort vou hdd thought about nor dt the time logic would predict Keep c-n on possessions GEMINI (May 21-June 20) Spending should include something for charitable works but nothing for the schemes of friends I ending and borrowing are to be avoided todav Strn e for a Ntcddv pace CANCER (June 21-July 22) II ask an opinion instead of ligunng out for vourself then got the added hmdiance of having to go to advice Pause prav for serenitv LEO (July 23-Aug 22) Nour own impatience is vour largest problem toclav (ontain that vou can also avoid offering harsh answers lo provocative comments and be the better for it VIRGO (Aug 23-Sept 22) In the rush to close out the week see that no serious new venture gets started It is not time to invest in anvthing speculative Tidv things up and take i holidav weekend LIBRA (Sept 22-Oct 22) brisk business like qualitv ripples through vour dealings toda% and vou find that with little or no consideration vou ve come to some settle- ment on nearlv all issues SCORPIO (Oct 23 Nov 21) bargaining and per suasive abilities are a bit off let well enough alone where vou can Wind up vour work week as smoothh as con ditions permit give vourselt a break SAGITTARIUS (Nov 22- Dec 21) I5udgc ts need recon sidei ition and leduc tion HICK IK people ho mdv ex pour association with aviation medicine and I would like to know if you think flying can be harmful for a person with a circulatory problem I was on Coumadm from 1964 to 1968 In August of 19681 had to have a mid thigh am putation due to poor cir- culation I was on Heparm about eight months then started on Hedulm I m doing real well now We would like to take our vacation by air but I don't want to upset anything We had taken our vacation bv air in 1968 when I was taken sick and had to have my leg amputated Thanks so much for your opinion Dear Reader Commer- cial air travel is no big deal Most people are concerned about the 'lack of oxygen and it usually isn't a factor Commercial transport planes all must maintain a cabin pressure below 7 000 feet That means it is about equivalent to being in Mexico City or a little higher than Denver (about 5 000 feet) We usually don t think that altitudes below 5 000 feet have Goren on Bridge BY CHARLES H GOREN c The cniuto North- South vulnerable West deals NORTH A A Q 10 8 4 Q987 0 K A K9 WEST EAST AS J9732 Void v1 6 5 4 2 OAQ 10 986542 0 7 QJ10 SOUTH A K6 A K J 10 3 0 J3 7652 The bidding West North East South 5 0 Dble Pass 6 r Pass Pass Pass Pass Opening lead Ace of Once on a visit to London, my host pointed out to me a man, dressed in rags, wan- dering aimlessly along the Embankment "Used to be a good ondge piayer, l was told, "until he developed an unfortunite habit of squan- dering his trumps I could only agree that it was in- deed a strange quirk, but that it was not necessarily wrong Consider today's hand West made life difficult for his opponents by taking ad- vantage of the vulnerability to preempt as high as he could, afford Rather than bid his suit, North gave his side opportunity of reaching their best spot by electing to double, and South was faced with a problem If he merely bid five hearts, his partner would never re- alize that he had a full open- ing bid and a near solid suit On the other hand, it was quite likely that his side had two quick diamond losers The prudent course would have been to bid a conserva- tive five hearts, but South was made of sterner stuff He was not going to let the opponents bulldoze him out of a slam, so he decided to gamble on the diamond situ ation and bid six hearts West led the ace of dia- monds, and when dummy came down declarer was op- timistic There was an im- mediate discard available on the spade suit, and it looked as if the suit could be devel- oped for a second club dis- card Declarer s second dia- mond could be ruffed in dummy West continued with a sec- ond diamond, ruffed in dum- my, and East was put to the test He realized that he couldn't afford to discard a club, for that would promote dummy's nine to a trick A spade discard was also inad- visable, because that would allow declarer to set up dummy s fifth spade with a ruff By eliminating the black suits, East's problem was easily bluffed a trump' Declarer was helpless If he ran trumps, East would discard whatever dummy sluffed The combination of the S-i spade split and the fact that West held the eight of clubs as a potential guard in the suit, together with East s bravura performance in underruffmg, forced South to succumb much of an effect on how the body functions There are a few exceptions specifically those individuals who already have lung disease So if you could tolerate many of the areas around Denver you won t have any problem with the altitude Usually the cabin altitude in the plane will be well below 7 000 feet If you wanted to cross the United States by auto or bus you would need to go over mountains higher than 10 000 feet In these instances the altitude problem would be more significant than it is in air travel Some people have problems with having to remain inac- tive for a long time in air travel but since trips are usually short in time this isn't a major problem any more One of the more significant stresses of air travel is really at the terminal The tension associated with getting your flight and changes in schedule is very hard on some people Then if vou try to carry your own luggage, and it is heavy that may be the biggest of all on your circulation Men who rush down tne terminal with heavy bags are really working their heart a good deal This stress can be minimized by planning your trip with suf- ficient time for baggage handling and limited concern about meeting your time schedules A second hazard to flying is cigarette smoking Some peo- ple have medical problems that are adversely affected by cigarette smoke They may have almost an allergic reac- tion Some severe asthmatic people and others with lung disease are good examples Even the token gesture of separating the people in no smoking areas won t protect them from the "poison gas of the smokers Cigarette smoke (carbon in- cidentally, binds with the hemoglobin in the blood and decreases a person s tolerance to altitude Some individuals have problems caused by extreme nervousness about flying These are anxiety reactions and are best handled by reassurance and, if needed, tranquilizers Other in- dividuals are particularly susceptible to motion sickness but these are un- common and often are aggravated b> anxiety (Newspaper Enterprise Assn.) Send your questions to Dr. Lamb, in care of this new- spaper, P O Box 1551, Radio City Station, New York, N.Y. 10019 For a copy of Dr. Lamb's booklet on losing weight, send 50 cents to the same address and ask for Weight" booklet. I.I I I I Ml II P H ll 'III llfjllll Lvllltd 10 "ii M i in >l i upoitiii tin. lulu i i vi.ii I] lo mil out the h >M IN nl s mike pom HU 'ill il i 1 iundinnii.li tin mil i In i Ii u i inotoi i illuni tion with a tough muscle He is a bivalve or two-shelled mollusk Altogether there are about 100 000 species of shell- building mollusks and most of them live in the sea Each species inherits the pattern for his shell and he builds it just like those that his ancestors built through millions and millions of years The raw materials are minerals dissolved m the salty sea The mam ugredient is calcium carbonate which the earth uses to make marble and limestone Through the ages streams and rivers dis- solved this and other minerals from the land washed them away and dumped them into the oceans The average shell builder feeds on scraps of plants and animals that have fed on the rich minerals of the sea He has a soft little body, wrapped in a cloak of flesh called the mantle The mantle con- tains the special glands that build the shell It selects and mixes the right minerals in concentrated liquids The li- quids ooze from the glands and set to form hard shell material The shell is a cemented sandwich of three layers The rough outer layer is tough enough to cope with tumbling sands and toothy enemies The inside layer has a smooth surface to protect the little builder from scratches The middle layer cements these two layers together Most of the mantle glands secrete a liquid mixture of calcium carbonate Others secrete a hardening fluid that mixes with the main in gredient to make it set The outer layer sets in hard rough prisms The smooth lining is a series of thin layers made from tiny prisms that bend the light to create pearly colors Many seashells also wear colorful exteriors The colors are added by special glands in the mantle The freckled cowrie has several pockets of coloring glands that work for a while and then rest Others have three or four dye-making pockets that add colored stripes to the shells as they grow Questions asked by child- ren of Herald readers should be mailed to Ask Andy, P.O. Box. 765, Huntington Beach, California 92648. (Copyright Chronicle Publishing Co. 1973) Today in history I he South Xtncan War bioke out 74 vears ago 1849 British c asiulUob dui ing the three- vvdi totalled 5 774 inoie than 22 800 m juiul the end ol the 4000 Boers had been killed and 52 000 were impi isoned 110- 000 to labor tamps I lie anadian Ut I ent e department dilipped the development 01 the Mark IV veision ol I lie 1 -100 tighter plane I'M1) Donald dordon appointed president ot Canadian Kaihwivs by chirlis schulz I 1 TO uWTE I" THIS ,VURNiIs6 SUT iW HAIR uJET ASJP THE U-'ATER KEPT roiilN CN THE PAF6K PIPN T I TO IT THE N16WT BEFORE THESE ARE NO LIGHTS ASK CHUCK ABOUT HIS SHORT RIBS by Innk o'niil _OOK N3 POKWAfiD TO A., --UT ABOUT ITS-r-e ONI> OF >EAB I SETAN> EXERCISE. BLONOIE by chic young THERE MUST BE SOMEBODY" MEPE THIS BATHWATER IS STILL MOT I'M GONNA NAVE TO START1 WEARINJG AQUALUNG IN THE TUB- PUFF -PUFP BEETLE BAILEY by ntort walker ALL you TO DO AND THEY STILL 5AY THE" PE TIZEATIN6 ALL THE AMP DO you ILL HAVE ANY TROUBLE GETTING PPCMOTEP OF COLOR, NOT AT ALL FLAP NOSE TO THE SANDSTONE HAGAR THE HORRIBLE 10-11 PO YOLl ro WIN Wffi4 THAT ARCHIE by bob montini THE UOOKS MR ROBERTS, OF YOUR CAN YOU FIX J TONGUE, _ THESE "S.YOU'VE GOT OLD A AAI0HTY SICK THIS IS A REAL COOL WHAT'S THAT MUSIC YOU'RE LISTENING TO JAZ7 OP- BLUES'3 I'LL BET WHEN YOU STEPPED ON A DlAAE YOU COULD TELL IF IT WFRF HEADS OR HALF SOLE MUSIC HI AND LOIS by dik browns' Fun with figures By J A H HUNTER Eath letter stands lor a dilterent digit Some sav the Atlantic was crossed centuries before Columbus so mavbe they had golden d.mes' we have prime DIMES here What about that' NOW THEN MR FLAOSTON, WHAT CAN I DO FOR I D LIKE FOR YOU TO LOOK AT MY THROAT, MY SORE TOE AND MY BACKSWINS 10 TUMBIEWEECS MIKE M 1 U A S VI A 1) E DIMES lor an idea to G DeWolle Toronto Ontario i answer tomorrow i by al capp HOW'S BUSINESS POC? 10 II BUGS BUNNY ;