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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - October 16, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 20 - THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD - Friday, October 16, 1970 YOUR HOROSCOPE By JEANE DIXON SATURDAY, OCT. 17 Your birthday today: This is a year of search for the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. Project after project teaches you a bit more, and can pile up to quite an achieve ment. Pertinacity produces results. Where your emotional maturity keeps keeps pace with material improvement, real happiness opens for you. Today's natives are often notable, honored, but prefer to work in privacy. ARIES (March 21-April 19): Resist the temptation to engage in arguments. Your work is strenuous enough without addmg personal conflicts. Pace your efforts, hold your temper. TAURUS (April 20 - May 20): Overindulgence of any sort would backfire and spoil things. Squabbles drift into quarrels very rapidly. Find diversions which take enough concentration to hold your interest. GEMINI (May 21 - Jane 20): Dissension is a sort of partnership where each agrees to be disagreeable beyond reason. Resolve not to get into this circle. Practical transactions are better postponed. CANCER (June 21 - July 22): Anything you offer in the heat of emotional stress will, be long remembered, so make it something you really want to say or give. Delay decisions. LAWRENCE; E. LAMB, M. D. Proper Living Habits Can Diminish Heart 'Skips' Dear Doctor - My heartbeat "skips." How serious is this? My doctor advises me not to worry about skips. I take it he means they are meaningless. I don't notice them except when blood pressure is being checked or the heartbeat monitored with a stethoscope. I've noted up to 12 skips in a minute and find it hard to acceot this as harmless. Dear Reader - The sensation of skipped heartbeats is usually caused by one beat occurring so early that very little blood is ejected by the heart. You notice the lack of the pulsation or the effects of the next heartbeat, which is unusually forceful. Amost everyohe probably has an occasional skipped beat of this type. Usually, they are infrequent and go unnoticed. If they occur frequently and annoy the patient, then it is often advisable to do something to control them. This something is eliminating coffee, tea, cola drinks, cigarettes and any foods that cause indigestion. These factors are known to increase the likelihood of skipped beats. It Is not normal to have frequent skipped beats and indeed they can be caused by heart disease. Most people with heart attacks die from a rapid series of early beats of the heart that make it ineffective as a pump- We watch for these In the new specialized coronary care units and, as soon as skipped beats start, medicine is given to control them. I am inclined to think that as many as 12 skipped beats a minute is excessive, although it doesn't mean you will necessarily have trouble right away. Your doctor has to weigh the need to do anything else about your irregularity against the dangers of the various medicines he is using in your particular case. He may feel that the medicine you are already getting is providing you sufficient protection against serious Irregularity of the heart. It is true that the more conscious you are of an irregularity the more it will bother you. This in itself can cause skipped beats to occur more frequently. I rather think this is why your doctor has told you not to worry about them. Worry and anxiety for any reason can cause skipped beats in some people. Unfortunately, it is not always possible to "stop worrying," as the doctor often advises. It is true that individuals who do not have good exercise programs are more prone to having extra beats or skipped beats. A good training program carried out gradually over a period of time often diminishes or eradicates the irregularity. Of course, not everyone can undergo such a program if they have heart trouble. So, if you have skipped beats, look at your habit pattern first and make changes if you are using tobacco, coffee or don't get enough exercise. LEO (July 23 - Aug. 22): Any recent presentation of yours is open to attack or comment. Remember that those who comment are likely to project their own faults as if they were yours. listen and learn. VIRGO (Aug. 23 - Sept. 22): Follow any technical instructions exactly. Care in all areas should come fluently and gracefully, to the general benefit of all. Keep the peace. New Pollution Bill Coming OTTAWA (CP) - Transport Minister Don Jamieson today gave formal notice that he will introduce a bill to amend the Canada Shipping Act to prohibit discharge of pollutants by ships. The bill would make ship owners liable for losses by fishermen because of pollutants discharged by ships. It would also provide for a maritime pollution claims fund and for the appointment of officials with pollution control powers who would also assess losses by fishermen. Though the bill will soon get formal first readimg( there was no indication when it would be debated in the Commons. 1,300 Doctors Ready To Move MONTREAL (CP) - Some 1,300 Quebec doctors have taken preliminary measures to move their practices out of the province, the Quebec College of Physicians and Surgeons reported here. College registrar Dr. Augus-tin Roy said many doctors had applied in the last two months for certificate of competence, necessary to practise in other provinces or the United States. Dr. Roy said he would know how many doctors had left the province once the current health insurance legislat ion furor had died down. LIBRA (Sept. 23 - Oct. 22): Don't make any great outward show of your concern, as most people are unaware of your weak spots. A bold front with an effort at inner serenity works better. The evening ia cheerful, with a chance to learn something fascinating. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 - Nov. 21): Direct your emotional expression where it belongs, not onto bystanders not involved in what is causing your dissatisfaction. Your anger is sharper than you realize. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Your material welfare may be hurt by your impulsive whims and overexpres-sion. Think what you are saying, and try to listen more than you shout. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 - Jan. 19): Everything you do now is taken quite seriously, and as an indication of more beneath the surface. Those who know you the best are the most sensitive. Postpone any formal moves. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 - Feb. 18): Tidy up as you go; make no reference to bigger plans Group affairs need little discussion but are subject to confusion with unwanted explanations. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Accept delay as a part of keeping the peace. Avoid presenting a detailed schedule. Any definite proposal becomes an area for conflict. 1970, Newsday, Inc. THAT'S THE SORT OF TH|N--eg- LANCELOT-By Coker & Penn liVi> TAKE CYRANO ^ ID THE VET&FOK U'&WBIBSSHOTL BLONDIE-By Chic Young Anti-TB Vaccine Helps Leukemia LONDON (CP) - A research team from the microbiology institute of the University of Montreal has disclosed the apparently beneficial effects of an anti-tuberculosis vaccine known as 6CG on the leukemia mortality rate among persons under 15 in Quebec province in the four years beginning with 1960. Death from leukemia among the age group in the province during these years was half as common for the BCG-vaccinated persons as for others who had not been vaccinated with the substance. "This accords with results obtained in laboratory animals," says a report on the research published in The Lancet, a British medical journal. The Canadian team, which includes Lise Davignon, said it had been found that "tubercle bacilli of the Oalmette-Guerin strain (BCG) exert a counteracting influence on various plasms, including spontaneous lymphoid leukemia in mice." The University of Montreal team said this led to investigation of human response. "This is the first time that an apparently protective effect of BCG against leukemia has been shown in man," the team says. Andy sends a World Book Globe to Catherine Pitts, age 10, of Tucson, Arizona, for her question: Why don't fish blink? Our eyelids blink by themselves, somewhat like built-in windshield wipers. Their duty is tt wash the shiny surface of the eyes, removing fine particles of dust. Blinking also is necessary for us because the shiny surface of the eyes must be kept moist. In addition to eyelids, the Ask About The NEW INVISIBLE MULTIFOCAL LENS WlULTILim OPTICAL PRESCRIPTION CO. blinking operation also requires a steady supply of cleaning fluid. This material is manufactured in the tear glands inside the corners of the eyes. A fish does not need any of the built-in equipment because it is not necessary for him to blink. The water in which he lives washes his eyes for him. He never sheds tears of sorrow and he needs no special cleaning fluid to wash his eyes. So he has no tear glands - and he has no eyelids. Day and night, waking or sleeping, his eyes stay open in a fishy stare. Questions asked by children of Herald readers should be mailed to Ask Andy, P.O. Box 765, Huntington Beach, California 92648. (Copyright Chronical Publishing Co. 1970) Take Off Fat With Home Recipe Plan It's simple how quickly one may lose pounds of unsightly fat right in your own home. Make this home recipe yourself. It's easy, no trouble at all and costs little. Just go to your drugstore and ask for Naran. Pour this into a pint bottle and add enough grapefruit juice to fill the bottle. Take two tablespoonsful twice a day as needed and follow the Naran Reducing Plan. If your first purchase does not �how you a simple easy way to lose bulky fat and help regain slender more graceful curves; if reducible pounds and inches of excess fat don't disappear fron neck, chin, arms, abdomen, hips, calves and ankles just return the empty bottle for your money back. Follow this easy way endorsed by many who have tried this plan and help bring back alluring curves and graceful slenderness. Note how quickly bloat disappears-how much better you feel. More alive, youthful appearing and activa. This Little Pig Almost Went To Market CALGARY (CP) - This little pig went to market-almost. "I was driving into Calgary, doing about 70 miles an hour," said Ed Simpkins of Banff, "when a pig's head popped out of the back of the small truck in front of me. "It was a huge thing with great floppy ears." The pig jumped cut of the truck, and fearing for its life -and the front end of his car -Mr. Simpkins checked his speed. "He jumped and rolled over about 10 times - he didn't seem to be hurt at all - probably because he was padded with about 400 pounds of fat. "Then he started trotting off in the general direction of Banff." Mr. Simpkins said the truck was doing about 75 miles an hour when the pig jumped out on the Trans - Canada Highway. Cigs Big Killer LONDON (Reuter) - Sir George Godber, Britain's chief medical officer, has branded cigarette smoking as the biggest avoidable health menace. Godber estimated in his annual report that smoking accounted for nearly 100,000 premature deaths in Britain every year. GOREN ON BRIDGE BY CHARLES H. GOREN { in: kr Ttm CMuw TMmnI Norm-South vulnerable. North deals. NORTH *QJ7 VQJ103 O K J� * J 41 WEST EAST * 10 843 *t85 V9852 my, East played the deuce and South put in the queen, which held the trick. This brought declarer's total to 11. South was now confronted with a choice of plays in the club suit. If, for example, be decides that East started with the king and one club, the correct procedure is to lay down the ace dropping the king and then cross over to North's jack for the 12th trick. If South plays East for three clubs, then ha must lead the jack from dummy in an attempt to smother the ten. Before reaching a decision, declarer attempted to obtain a count. Three rounds of spades were cashed and on the last spade East threw a diamond. The diamonds vera led next, ending up in dummy, and both opponents followed to each round. South was now certain of his opponent's distribution. East started with threa spades, three hearts and four diamonds, therefore, he must have three clubs. The jack of clubs was accordingly put thru, East covered with tha king and declarer played the ace. When West's tea dropped, South's nine became established for the fulfilling trick. If East had discarded a diamond on the fourth heart instead of a spade, South would not have been able to obtain an exact count-and his play of the club suit would have become a pure guess. Observe that if both opponents follow to three round* of spades, declarer cannot determine who has the 13th card ia that suit. BEETLE BAILEY-By Mort Walker WHAT* 'rtm BEEF, MAN? tSPOKlTO you, DiotfT i? i SALUTED yaJ,PicMT* X MEAN, HOWMUCH OF THAT RfSKCT , _ , cpup cam you ( j STOMACH? NOW WE COMB TOY&OR TROUBI&. LI'L ABNER-By Al Capp And that f&miw kicks out rm ishminfant-as MILLIONS co -i ARCHIE-By Bob Montana HI AND LOIS-By Dik Browne SHORT RIBS-By Frank O'Neal /aren't "itou punns I CN A UTTt-E WEISNT?, 1 10 START with, i'm SIVINS UP SNAIL shelis BATMNG AND 1DAD10K, BUGS BUNNY an'remember?. , VJB&OTCOMPLeTB] coNFipeNce that ya'll make ver loan payments on time! ;