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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 17, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta THE IETHBR1DGE HERALD Tuciday, October 1972 Your horoscope By JEANE D1XON WEUNES1IAY, OCT. IS Your birthday loilay: Ex- ploration (ills your coming year, includes discovery of inner qualities and fluent channels o( expression. Uy year's end friends wiil tell you you've clumgccl. Today's natives can exert community leadership when motivated, avc not always so successful in amassim; weallli. MUGS march 21-April 19) Passing tlie buck is scltlom the best course, init for the early hours of today it buys you val- uable lime, saves inurh trouble TAURUS (April 20-Mny If there is a way of mixing things up. yonr friends find it. New contacts made later in the day are important for the future. GEMINI (.May 21-Jimp 2nl: Wherever there is disagreement. be level-headed and explore the issves in semicnce. according to the other fellow's priorities. CANCER Uunr 21-July Selectivity is the word, as many of those you care little? or nothing for your prosperity or oersonal goals. Candor helps. LEO (July history By T1IK CANADIAN PRESS Ocl. 17, 1372 Queen Elizabeth arrived with Prince Philip at Wash- ington 15 years ago in 1957- after visiting Can- ada. The Queen told Presi- dent Eisenhower that she came as the Queen of Can- ada and offered "warm greetings of a friendly neighbor and staunch ally." A crowd e-sfitnated at one million lined" drizzly streets to see the royal couple. rushed troop reinforcements to the Suez canal zone. hundred and four Japanese aircraft were destroyed in air battles in the southwest Pacific. declared its independence. Fred Cho- pin died. of Neville's Cross was fought. He doesn't drink! Andy sends a complete volmne set of the Merit Stu- dents Encyclopedia to James Mitchell Jr., age 11, of Clary, This part of the program cle- Indiana. for his question: pciuls on his special physical How docs liip kangaroo rut live adaplathms. Other animals lose without walcr? waste body water through the The kangaroo rat is a rodent kidneys and by breathing out ,wicc about what you're getting 'or your money. Thoughtful lis- :ening should show you flaws in most current plans. V1HGO (Aug. 23-Sqlt. Double check yonr details and appointments, but do make some definite movement, rapliic or symbolic, before the day is out. l.IBUA (Sqrt. ri-Oi'l. Ideas change into material re- sources with a little effort. An early start is no help as evrey- body needs to settle down. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. A pause for last minute review of your plans, then a determin- tactful presentation can bring recognition, acceptance. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dcc. You have more chance of ising other people's ideas than vour own. Experience will tell vou what is wrong with both sets of ideas. CAI'lUCORN (Dec. 22-Jan. Stay with yonr normal round of routine for near-opti- mum results. Beginnings are indefinitely without the critical stages today. You home on the open prairie is are too demanding. maze of sandy burrows among the tanylcd roots a grnssy tuft. Obviously he is specially NOT'OFTEM VOU CAN 6ETSIX COMPLIMENTS IN ONE tW TUMBLEWEEDS-BY Tom K. Ryan of the pocket mouse family. His pair of pockets are fur-lined cheek pouches, used to tote food to his private storage bins. He survives on the arid prairie arid thrives on a diet of the dri- est seeds. This is remarkable, because he drinks no water, perhaps throughout his entire All living cells need constant streams of water to carry on their biochemical activitcs. and most animals need at least one good drink a day, usually after the main meal. But not the kangaroo rat. He can surive sip. His AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 Feb. Explicit advice is avail- able from proper sources spouse to reasonable applica- tion. Don't pass it on as your own or anybody PISCES (Feb. ia-March Short journeys, delayed er- rans are favored, produce extra results. Distant people offer much stimulus, food for thought. (1D72 Bv Tlie Chicago Tribune) New president of producers OTTAWA CCP) Charles G. Munro, X, of Embro, Out., president of the Canadian Fed- eration of Agriculture, was elected president of the Inter- national Fcderalion of Agricul- ture Producers during closed meetings of the group here. Vr. Munro succeeds M. Jean Deleau of France who has been head of the federation since I9G8. The 26-year-old IGAP repre- sents farmers from 40 countries and meets annually to discuss mutual problems. adapted to survive I h n 111 drinking, and his remarkable secrets have been investigated all angles. Actually he depends on a sys- tem of several adaptations. He performs certain moisture con servation chores for himself. But tlie major miracle deoendp on physical adaptations of his breathing, digestion and meta- bolism. The kangaroo rat comes fort! to forage at night, when the cooler and more humid He packs his pockets with dr> seeds and returns home to dine underground. Before the day warms up, he stuffs sand info his burrow exits, sealing in sup- plies of cool, humid air. These chores conserve the scanty moisture available on the arid praivie. But they do not provide his daily drinking water. warm moisture from the lungs. The kangaroo rat has superior kidneys that concentrate waste chemicals and recycle surplus water. His nose and lungs man- age to coot the air and hence reduce loss of moisture. But even these features do not pro- vide that needed drinking water. Water is the main ingredient n most foods, and all animals moisture from their meat and But ap- parently the kangaroo rat can io what they cannot. Biological evidence suggests that his re- markable systems of digestion and metabolism can create mol- ecules of water frtmi oxygen and certain foods. These bio- chemical miracles are highly comolcx and not fully under- stood. Tlie oxygen used to build water molecules seems to be taken from the air he breathes; tlie hydrogen comes from cer- tain foqds. The metabolism of protein foods takes a lot ol energy, and the kangaroo rat selects a minimum of these SO, LOTSA LUCK! YOU'VE WRITTEN A PLAY, HAVE YOUi WHAT KINPA PLAY? SOPHISTICATE, BLONDIE-By Chic Young 1 WITH THIS, COULD C ALL SORTS OF AROLJ! THE MOUSE 3SYOUR HUSSAK'O I carbohj'drates. and many of them have molecules that can be broken apart and used with oxygen to create molecules of v.Vter. So the. kangaroo rat does not need to drink because he manufactures his own water. Questions asKna by cnHfrinn of Herald readers should be mailed to Ask Andy, P.O. Box 755, Hiintington Beach, California 92648. (Copyright Chronicle Publishing Co. 1972) BEETLE BAILEY-By Mort Walker. EYES OPEN Hares are born with their eyes open while the eyes of newborn rabbits are shut. LAWRENCE E. LAMB, M. D. What can be done for gout? GOREN ON BRIDGE BY CHARLES II. COHEN c 1171 Br Ttw chiciga T'ibuni North South vulnerable, North deals. WEST 10 S 6 3 2 WS63 OQ2 K43 A AQ5 A 4 0 A 9 S 1 3 Q9S EAST A K J9 J 10 7 6 10765? SOUTH 1 NT 4 NT 5 0 Pass 4 5 West Pass Pass. 0 K3 AJ The bidding: North East South Pass Pass Pass Pass Opening lean: Three of Altho South was the victim of bad luck in his six heart contract, he could have over- come adversity on the deal by more careful manage- ment of dummy's resources. When Xorth opened Ihe bidding with one no trump, South had the values to look for slam since his holding is worth 17 points including some key controls. His four club call as an immediate response is the Gerber con- vention, asking for aces. Note that a direct bid of four no trurrrp is a raise, not Elackwoixi. North's reply of four no trump announced three aces. South rebid five clubs to check for kings and North's five diamond call showed none, so South signed off at six hearts. West opened the three of spades, the queen was played from dummy and East won the trick with the king. East continued with the jack to dislodge North's ace. A diamond was led to the king, a small one re- turned to the ace and a third rcund trumped with the ten of hearts on which West showed out, discarding a spade. When the diamonds did not break evenly, South gave up, on that suit since there was only one entry remain- ing in dummy. A heart put North in to try the club fi- nesse. When West turned up with the king, the contract was set by one trick. Declarer was unlucky in finding .both black kings un- favorably placed, since the odds "were roughly three to one in his favor. He could have improved his chances considerably by successfully establishing North's diamond suit. A vital discard can be obtained provided that dia- monds divide no worse than four-two, which offers de- clarer about an 84% chance of success. In order to retain an extra entry to the dum- my, South must preserve the ace of spades from attack which he can accomplish by playing a small spade from the North hand at trick one instead of the queen. East is in with the jack of spades, but he cannot contin- ue the suit without present- ing his opponent with a free finesse. If East shifts to a club, declarer plays the ace, cashes the king and ace of diamonds and ruffs a third round with the ten ol hearts. The king and ace of hearts corne next and a fourth dia- mond is trumped by the jack of hearts. The queen picks up Wes'.'s remaining trump and the ace of spades pro- vides access to North's hand to cash the diamond on which declarer disposes of the jack of clubs. He loses only one trick in spades. Dear Dr. Lamli T 'keep siting attacks from the gout nd it usually hits my ankles. been going to a doctor jout a year or longer and he ves me some pills to take :ien it occurs. I'm 50 years d and it started about five ears .-.go. I need to know what can eat and drink. Sometimes, get it when I've been drink- ig and other times I get it if I haven't had anything drink. I'm just plain stump- >d. 1 don't have a regular octor now since he moved out f the state. Could you please elp me? I need it very much. Dear Header Yes, 1 can iclp you. Get yourself a new .octor as soon as possible. ftm'll need regular supervision. in and have been retired one ear. Dear Reader If your doc- Dr who has been giving you our ex aminalions thinks believe you should continue o do so. There are differen vays of doing a hysterectomy ind it's not clear what yoi mean by having only the womb Actually tlie complete liter consists of the body of the uter us and the cervix. For ar ana logy, you can thi nk of i ike a fruit jar. The body of Ihi itcrus is the main part of thi jar and the rim of the j a where the lid is screwed on resents the cervix. Sometime when a hysterectomy is done only the body of tlie uterus i removed and the cervix is le Vhile dietary control helps .ttle bit in some people with ;out. individuals who have re- attacks should be tak- ng medicine since even the trictest dietary control doesn't iccomplish enough. Individuals who have attack; if gouty arthritis need medi cine all the time and not jusl or the attacks. The idea is .0 take medicines regularly trevent the attacks in the firsi >lace. You also need to take medi cine to prevent the later de- velopment of gouty arthritis which is not like the acute at- tacks, but which can cause de- formity of the joinis. Without medicine there may be a slow accumulation of despo.sits in the joints that causes chronic gouty arthritis. Air; hoi and dicitary hinges often precipitate an acute attack as do emotional factors and some other aspects of living, but prevention of these attacks doesn't obviate the point that you need to taking medicine regularly and this means that you need a doctor. Dear Dr. Lamb I would like to know if it is necessary for a woman 63 years old who has been a widow for seven years to have a Pap smear every year. (Only the womb is mil.) I have had four chil- in. In this case, a woman ca still develop cancer of the ce vix and a regular cxaminatio with a Pap smear is indicator In other instances the entir uterus Ls taken out includin the cervix. In these instances woman is most unlikely to d velop a cancer. Theoretical! she might develop one of th vaginal wall but these arc re] lively rare. ,1'L ABNER-By Al Capp WE KIN TELL RJM TH' BLOODTHIRSTY LOOK ON "ORE Kl UEtf OLE WE BETTER SKEEDADDLE- AH WOULDN'T LET A FLEA STAY OUT ON A NIGHT UKE.THI5.0OME IMTO MAH HOME- AMIS TH'KINDEST OLE BAT THIS SI DEO' ARCHlE-By Bob Montana 8E ECCENTRIC.1 I A CHARACTER.' DON'T LOOK I FORGOT MY GLASSES AND CAN'T READ FINE GERTRUDE, DON'T E.LOW YOUR1 IWASE.' DID YOU GET AMOTHE' CAM 1 SPUNTER, BORROW V PAT TINS ARCH YOUR ON THE rAAGNlFYING I HUAD? GLASS AGA1W HI AND LOI5-By. Dik Browne Bridge results Ladies Wed. Afternoon D.B.C. Oct. 11 1. PA. J. Grant 1. P. McLean and G. RMfern; 3. I. Johnson ar.rt E, Turner. HamiMon Evening D.B.C. Oef. 11 M.S. 1. Bob Mars tall and C- Sutleik- al; 2. B. Nllsson and I. 3. R. Spackarrn and H, C. Ko. HAV, 1. R. J. Thiclcn and W, J. Erierl; 1 John Lebeau and R. Santa; 3. L- Srnilh, and F. Mt Donald. Novice Club Game Ocf. 11 1. PA. V.'ard and I. 1, II. and D, Brown; 3. H. Perry and F. Ward Th-jrsday Night D.a.C. Ocf. J? N.S, -I. J. C- Land-rvrju arvrt PA J. Grant; R. and 'N. Wa- 3- R- Spatkman and 8. J'jrkD- kh. Santa nd L. nd P. find R. Santa; 3. H. Friday Night D.B.C. Oct. 11 M.S. 1. D. Miron and R. SpacVman; 1. L. Smirh and K Wrirjht; 3. Mr, Mrs. L. Foss. E Vf, I. E. Aubert and 'A. 1, R. WobkV. and R. Chapman; 3. Domeier and SHORT RIBS-By Frank O'Neal 'i MUCH BETTER NOW 1 Tr-WIvHHADWVS re BOOSTER SHOT. UFS ON THE J-LAZY-S-By T. H. BUGS BUNNY lftADM6 INTO jW ff TffOSC WOiVZS Mitt KtAtizf: niiY A mxCANYON- A Rf- PLA NOT FAf? AWAD LOOkS OF CICERO, fl W TA TH' M I .TUDriTlU! I 1 OKAY, 1NTA TH WHAT'S S01M' DON'T HEAR ANY RUNNIN'l VOL) JUST SAIE7 TO COMET 1M s.._______HERE1VOU PIPN'T AROITT j I TAV.IN' A BATH.' ;