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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 16, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 6 LETHBHIDQE HERALD TIMMiy, UCIODtr ID, Ask Andy Andy sends a seven-volume set of The Chronicles of Nar- nia to Ian Seal, age 10, of I uskm, B C Canada, for his question What do the words on the Canadian Shield mean9 The Canadian Shield is centred in Canada's Coat of Arms The words that go with it are the National written in gold letters on a graceful blue ribbon They are A MARI USQUE AD MARE Translated from Latin into the English Language they mean "From Sea to Sea" and refer to the Great Dominion that stretches from the Atlan- tic to the Pacific Oceans It is usual for all countries to have handsome national emblems But Canada's Shield and Coat of Arms are more handsome than most What's more, they portray many details of Canada's past and present history The Shield bears the royal arms of England and Scotland, Ireland and France It is supported on either side by a golden lion holding a Union Jack and a white unicorn holding the Fleur-de-Lis Below the color- ful arms is a graceful group of three Canadian red maple leaves asked by child- ran of Herald readers should be mailed to Ask Andy, P.O. Box. 765, Huntlngton Beach, California 92648. (Copyright Chronicle Publishing Co. 1973) Bridge results Ladies Wed Afternoon D.B.C. Sept. 26 1 and 2 Nilsson with Irma Shaw 3 Helen Foss Hamilton Wed. Evening D.B.C. Sept. 26. N S 1 Byron Nilsson and K L Waters, 2 John Lebeau and Mark Yoshihara 3 Ross Miron and Jim Anderson E W 1 David Miron and H C Ko, 2 R J Thielenand W .J EHert 3 Terry Michaehs and Doris Michaehs Novice Game Sept. 26. 1 Mary Ward and Irene Marcinko, 2 Kay Strome and Audrey Scott 3 Harold Perry and Neil McDonald Thursday Night D B C Sept. 27 Fun with figures By J A H HUNTER Each dmstinct letter in this addition stands for a par- ticular but different digit Some think it fun some don t' But what exactly do you make of MASH? (Answer tomorrow) Yesterday s answer Ted took 28 cards including seven black Mr Hunter answers all letters ideas welcomed. N S 1 Ken Oliver and Richard Spackman, 2 J C Landeryou and M J Grant, 3 Nick Patson and Louine Smith EW 1 B C Evans and Muriel Barrow, 2 Dan Junsich and Tony Kireef, 3 Doris Michaehs and Gloria Hummel Friday Night D.B.C. Sept 28 Club Tournament playing for the Lou Wyhe Trophy In- dividual Winner 1 David Miron, 2 K L Waters, 3 Helen Foss Ladies Wed Afternoon D B C Oct 3. NS 1 M J Grant and Bet- ty Landeryou 2 Irma Shaw and Willa Waters, 3 Mary Rath and Helen Lawrence E W 1 Hazel Runge and Jean Murphy 2 Peg McCann and Nellie McNabb 3 Pauline Premachuk and Edna Olafson Hamilton Wed. Evening DBC Oct 3 N S 1 Rose Junsich and Roy McKenzie, 2 Wilma Winter and Nick Patson, 3 Del and Jean Lowenberg EW 1 J P Lodermeier and M F Angyal 2 Tony Kireef and Dan Junsich 3 Neil Van Seters and Betty Palmer Novice Game Oct 3 1 Irene Marcinko and Mary Ward, 2 Audrey Scott and Marian Haworth 3 Mr and Mrs William Kwiczak Thursday Night D.B C Oct 4 N S 1 John Maegaard and Betty Palmer, 2 Mike Gnsak and Peg McCann, 3 Jim Anderson and Ross Miron EW 1 D E Michaehs and Bill Zumstem, 2 Mr and Mrs Byron Nilsson, 3 Ruth Chapman and Igor Bikov Goren on Bridge BY CHARLES H GOREN c TM Chicjfo Tribune Both vulnerable South deals NORTH A Q6 V K7 0 985 KJ9542 WEST EAST A3 A JS4 Q 10632 J 8 OQJ106 07432 if 10 73 A Q 8 6 SOUTH A K 10 9872 A 9 5 4 0 AK Void The bidding South West North East 2 A Pass 3 Pass 3 A Pass 4 A Pass 6 A Pass Pass Pass Opening lead Queen of 0 Don't send a boy to do a man's job The potential saving in labor costs will rarely be enough to compen- sate for possible failure to accomplish the task South's hand was worth 22 points With only four poten- tial losers and a good seven- card suit, a forcing two-bid was the correct action had the values for a positive response, and his rebid of four spades at his second turn was well chosen doubleton queen should prove adequate support for a suit that has been freely re- bid Despite the fact that he is void in his partner's suit, South did well when he 111 ABNER leaped to slam Unless all his partner's values were in clubs there had to be a fair play for twelve tricks After a diamond attack, declarer could see no diffi- culty ahead He won in his own hand, cashed the king and ace of hearts and ruffed a heart with dummy's low trump Unfortunately, East overruffed with the jack and returned a trump, and de- clarer was stranded with a heart loser and nowhere to put it Down one South's play was rather less exact than his bidding He should have realized that there was the danger of an overruff in hearts and taken the necessary evasive meas- ures Consider what would hap- pen had declarer ruffed the third round of hearts with the queen of trumps' East can only discard, and the six of trumps remains in dum- my Declarer can get back to his hand with his remain- ing diamond honor and lead his last heart, ruffing with the six East can overruff with the only trump missing that is higher than the that would be the defenders' only trick. Declarer would regain the lead no matter what East returns, draw the outstand- ing trumps and claim the balance of the tricks Not even a 4-0 trump split would bother him Your horoscope By Jeane Dixon bj chirlis schul; WEDNESDAY, OCT. 17 Your birthday today: Finds you exploring fresh areas of personal conquest, im- provement, achievement, with fair to rather good results Now is the time to touch base, get a sure feel of your own strength and characteristics, and to come up with a fresh formula for your daily living, a new approach to working con- ditions Today's natives tend to dwell on ideas ahead of the existing circumstances ARIES (March 21-Aprll Work routines encounter natural limitations Clear up what was started before you diversify by bringing in sidelines Home life is more cheerful, although uneventful TAURUS (April 20-May As you get into the day's ac- tivities, your powers of concentration respond Long journeys run into fortunate coincidences, short travels the contrary GEMINI (May 21-June Being unsure of which of several courses to follow is normal now While you sort things out for yourself, it is unwise to offer explanations or apology for recent events CANCER (June 21-July 22) Try forgiving, even when it's unlikely you'll forget Go into budgets and other accounts, get a better perspective on where you are Investments are purely speculative at best LEO (July 23-Aug. Make use of every break in the rush of the day Attend to your own special needs and personal welfare Disagreements left over from recent past ought to be recon- ciled, at almost any cost VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. You are not apt to settle for second-best, although in some respects there are subtle ad- vantages available Make it a full day of normal action Try to please those you love LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. Some current issue comes to the put-up or shut-up phase today You may as well lay all your story on the line, let the details stand for themselves, and be done with it SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. With a straight face, various people who owe you little or nothing make special advan- tages available to you, while those who are indebted to you look the other way Forgive them SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22- Dec. Move briskly to pick up the pieces, collect what may be yours, correct any ex- cess (yesterday could have tilted some balances) Thoughtless propositions deserve refusal CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. Be content to hold the line, accepting steady routine as a constructive course If there is anything you want and need to put out of your life, a way to do so may occur to you AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. Aside from your tendency to upset sensitive people, this is a productive day Health and its care are worthwhile subjects Share your under- standing and benefits with others PISCES (Feb 19-March Another round of tried and true operations with familiar methods well selected and properly an- nounced, makes for a good day of simple pleasure and sound achievement (1973, The Chicago Tribune) I GET SICK RIPIN6 TO COME HOME EVEN IF I SHORT RIBS by fnnk o'liul I ALWAYS UKETO LEAVE MVS6LF UTTIE REMINDERS WHEN I'M ON A BLONDIE by chic young VOU COMPLETELY BOTCHED TMIS BUMPTOrvl CONTRACT BUT BOSS EVERYTHING IM THERE WAS YOUP? IDEA ABSOLUTELY, f THIS LOOKS BETTER I THOUGHT 7 BEETLE BAILEY by mort walker Lawrence Lamb M.D. I ASKED TOU TO DRAW ME SOME DOTS, DIDN'T T AND WMAT BLACK KNOW MAKES you THINK, DOESN'T MAKES ME TH-INK ME SAVE ME A BLACK PENCIL. JOBf WMKfle %D DEAR DR LAMB I'm writing you m hopes you may be able to offer some advice to one who is suffering from lead poisoning This lady has been under treatment for about two years, and the doctors tell her there is nothing they can do She lives in a small town in the Midwest and has been treated by doctors there She has heard this condition has been treated successfully by a doctor in California but doesn't know whether or not she should try to go there at considerable expense having such little information Any advice you might offer will be greatly appreciated DEAR READER There is no reason she can't be treated in her own com- munity Mild or moderate lead poisoning in adults is not difficult to treat anymore There are two principles Get the patient away from the source of the poison, for ex- ample, children away from lead paint that they may be picking off the walls The se- principle is to eliminate any of the accumulated stores of lead in the body The drug of choice to eliminate lead is called Penicillamme It combines with the lead and eliminates it through the kidneys In the course of two years, if your friend has been treated ade- quately, the excess lead should long since have been removed from her body Penicillamme can be taken by mouth for long periods of time Lead poisoning can cause damage to the body This includes damage to the nerves, including the brain and muscles The damage that is left cannot be cured by the medicine I mentioned The treatment here is directed to what can be accomplished to restore function to damaged structures, be that nerves, eyes or muscles There is no magic cure for that either Many of these problems are treated by rehabilation methods These are common- ly available in larger medical centres So, I can't believe your fnend is going to gain much by going on a long trip away from home for something that is most surely available in her home state If she wants a consultation on her problem have her ask her family doc- tor to refer her to the nearest university medical centre The centre in her state is a good one Patients looking for a solu- tion to what seems to be an unsolvable medical problem can always ask their family doctor for a referral to their neaiest university medical centre There just isn t very much known in medicine that each one of these centres haven t heard about or are not skilled in doing I know patients get medical advice from all levels of medical skill medical doctors, os- teopaths, chiropractors, nurses, next door neighbors, the mailman and even medical columns Considering all of these possibilities, if your problem isn't resolved, I don't think you can go wrong by insisting, whatever the source of your medical advice, that you be referred to the nearest univer- sity medical centre for evaluation If your source won't help you, you can write to the university medical centre and ask them for a recommendation for medical evaluation closer to your home, or how to be seen This is much better than chasing across the nation on rumor and hearsay advice (Newspaper Enterprise Assn.) Send your questions to Dr. Lamb, in care of this new- spaper, P 0. Box 1551, Radio City Station, New York, N Y 10019 For a copy of Dr. Lamb's booklet on low blood sugar, send 50 cents to the same address and ask for "Blood Sugar" booklet. Flashback By THE CANADIAN PRESS Oct. 16, 1973 The RCMP patrol vessel St Roch reached Vancouver after an 86-day voyage from Halifax through the Northwest Passage 29 years ago today in 1944 It became the first vessel to have sailed through the crossing in both directions In 1940 the ship had left Vancouver reaching Halifax two years later after spending two winters locket! in Arctic ice cipp HAGAR THE HORRIBLE TOJ our oFAiEf J HAVE- A ARCHIE by bob montina ARE VOU BLUSHING OR IS THAT STILL YOUR SUMMER SUNBURN2 I. I JUST WANTED TO SAY... THAT'S A LOVELY.. WHITE. DOES IT BOTHER YOU ...IF I SIT ON YOUR HI AND LOIS by dik browne WHAT'S ZERO PLUS ZERO? TUMBLEWEEDS SO, LOTSA LUCK, YOU'RE RESIGNING FROM 7ME TRI0E TO BECOME AN INTERNATIONAL CELEPRITYJ ANP WHAT PRAY VOU THINK YOU'RE QUAMFIEP TO AN INTERNATIONAL CELEBRITY? TTOAPUi-ATION HC.LL STRANGLE 71O0KATH IN FRONT -XWO THf. rVAUDlRNCS- 16-It, BUGS BUNNY SREAT MEAL, PORKY AND I PETUNIA... i LANNING TO HAVE A CANPLEUI6HT PINNER... ALONE! WELL, KIPS, HATS T' EAT AN' RUN, BUT I SOT THINGS T' DO! VOU KNOW, BUSS, YOU'VE SOT TO BE THE WOKUP'S ILL-MANNEREP, OBNOXIOUS OVER- KING EVERYBODY OUSMTA 0E AT ;