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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 20, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 36 THl UTHBRIDGE HERAID Widntiday, Ottobtr 30, 197! THUHSDAY, OCT. 21 Your birthday oday: A ong search now begins for the simplest, most practical way of life. Many orthodox answers are found to be insufficient. Today's natives expect a great deal from themselves and from life in general s imild work hard lo InlfiU their goals. ABIES (March 21 April our In By Jear Plenty of cooperation is at hand, but you can't get anything in a hurry. Take the trouble to explain what you want. TAURUS (April May Your rational mind guides you Your rational mind guides you more accurately than sentiment for the moment. All sort of preventive maintenance, security and safety education are ie Dixon GEMINI (May 21 Jnne Avoid trying to close material contracts or deals. Concentrate on social life, the amenities and comforts of healthy relationships. CANCER (June 21 July Most thought at present goes in circles, so what you fail to see the first lime around should be visible another time. LEO (July 23 Aug. Pursue social activities, your share in the management of community affairs, politics (if you are involved with no expectation of immediate results. VIRGO (Aug. 23 Sept. Deep relations take quite a Deep relations take quite a while to develop. Today's doings contribute very little toward them. It's a good time for troubleshooting. LIBRA (Sept. 23 Oct. The urge to haste comes on full blast. Wait for a green light; settle your main you begin installing the details. SCORPIO (Oft. 23 -Nov. If you were quile sure where to go and what to do right now, there'd be something wrong. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dcc. Double check fads anc figures. Schedules come apart under likely contingencies have some alternate courses tentatively organized. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 Jan. Assume a receptive mood and a less urgent manner. Strange and unaccustomed information is to be gained by silence and intent listening. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 Feb. Promises are easily enough given and easier broken with all good intentions, unrealistic expectations. PISCES (Feb. 19 March Technical assistance is not as proficient as it is supposed to be. Abide a delay if you can; seek more information. .1971: By The Chicago Tribune) Faith Dear Dr. Lamb What do 'on think about Christian E. LAMB, M. D. affects emotions hair on the top of my legs and on my upper lip has come in dark and long. I was wondering if perhaps hormone shots would help? Dear Reader Hair is a natural part of the body. Our ideas of how much hair women should have is partly cultural. In some countries, for example, hair on the legs of women is not considered unattractive. Of course, serious hormone imbalance can cause major hair problems but the hair problems most people worry about are normal hair growth. Hormone shots are not indicated for this. There is a thriving business in removing unwanted normal hair. Almost all depilatories sold for this purpose are al-kalizers and soften or dissolve the hair. Because hair is really the same chemical material as the skin these preparations are often very irritating and can be damaging. To prevent problems one must follow the directions with the package very carefully. These agents usually need to be used two or three times a month. Individuals who have had skin irritation problems from soaps or detergents should probably not use them. A better solution is to have electrical epilation done. Each hair follicle is destroyed by electricity. It takes severa treatments to be sure that all the individual hair follicles are destroyed but the effect is the emotional status of a and has a lot to do with lealth. 1 try not to judge whether .hlngs people believe or do are -ight. or morally correct. This n-ould be imposing my moral standards and beliefs on others. t seems better to consider vhat is harmful or not harm-ul to a person or lo other people. With that philosophy there ire some conflicts with the cachings of some practitioners )f Christian Science. Specifical-y, does a child with acute appendicitis deserve medical at-ention? Without it the appen-Ibt will rupture and usually the will die. This type of problem raises the interesting philosophical luestion of whether or not a 'hild should be denied medical attention because of the religious beliefs. What should be done about a child inured in ai accident who is Bleeding internally if his par-snts don't believe in medical ittentdon? Since you asked the luestion you must have some noughts on the matter. What o you think? Dear Dr. Lamb I would much appreciate it if you give me some informa-ion on how to get rid of un-ranted hair. It seems that Mud daubers Andy sends a complete 20-volume set of the World Book Encyclopedia lo Cathy Ringland, age 9 of LaPuente, California, for her question: How are mnd daubers different Irom wasps? There are different wasps and one of them is called the mud dauber. All the wasps build nests to shelter their babies. Some chew up wood to make large brown papery nests for hundreds of babies. The mud dauber wasp models a nest of soft mud that dries in the sun. One egg and a supply of food is placed in each little compartment. The wasps called hornets and yellow jackets wear bright yellow and black stripes. So do most of the other wasps. But some of the mud daubers wear different outfits. But they are true wasps with waspy bodies, waists and stingers. In our country, the one we are most likely to see is the blue mud dauber wasp. Her name is just right because her body is blue and she daubs gobs of mud to model a nesl. The time to look for her is in spring or early summer. The place to look is around a stream or pond, where there is plenly of soft mud. Her slender blue body has an extra-long, skinny wasp waist and she looks like a fairy creature on gauzy wings. But remember she is a genuine wasp with a genuine waspy stinger in her tail. She is gathering gobs of mud for a very important job so anybody who gets in her way is likely to get stung. The busy mother may plaster her gobs of mud on a stone wall, or under the edge of a roof. She totes the dirt in her strong jaws. She mixes it with spit to pat it and smooth it into the right shape. Some daubers build a neat row of long tubes. Other types build a hollow ball. When tlie soft mud dries hard, you almost need a hammer to break it. Each hollow is made to hold just one egg, plus lots of food for the baby. When the nest is almost finished, the wasp flies off to capture the right food. When the eggs hatch into baby grubs, Uiey need lots of meat. Some young daubers need spiders, some need certain kinds of caterpillar meat. The mother knows the right kind of food for her children. She stings the spiders or caterpillars to para, lyze them and stuffs a few into each compartment. Then she adds one egg and seals up the door. Inside the little cradle of mud, the baby grub eats and eats. At last it changes into a pupa and sinks into a deep sleep. Then a miracle happens inside the tight pupa skin. The grub changes into a grown-up insect, just like its parents. When the pupa hatches, out comes a winged wasp with srtoug jaws ready to gnaw a hole through the hard mud walls. The young wasp crawls out, dries off and flies off into the summery air. Several other mud wasps wear waspy black and yellow, though all of them have extra-long skinny waists like the blue dauber. One is the potter wasp. She molds a round ball that looks like a thimble sized pitcher. She places a row of these neat mud pitchers on a twig. Each one is stuffed with beetle grubs. Before she seals the top, she spins a silken Ihread lo dangle one tiny egg from inside the lid. Most of the mud wasps do a lot of gwd because they capture greedy caterpillars. Questions assea by cnnaren of Herald readers should be mailed to Ask Andy, P.O. Box 765, Huntington Beaca, California 92648. (Copyright Chronicle Publishing Co. 3871) Early del oi blood SASKATOON (CP) Rapid md early detection of blood lots can be made while these xrtentially fatal blockages are orming in the leg, Dr. Alex S. jallus of Hamilton said Friday. By using the detection proce-ure on patients who run the lighest risk of suffering a fatal lot in the lung, it should be jossible to reduce deaths from uch incidents. In addition, the procedure ports leg-vein clots, of which n estimated half are "missed" t present because patients may ave no apparent symptoms of heir presence. These clots are dangerous be-ause, if dislodged, they may ravel along the veins to the ungs where they have a high wtential as a killer. Dr. Callus reported to the Ca-adian Cardiovascular Society n 62 patients checked before md after surgery to detect clots orming. .ABEL FIBRINOGEN The technique involves labeling fibrinogen, a protein part of le blood that is the essential ngredient of a blood clot, with ninute amounts of radioactive xiinc. A scanning device, something kc a geiger counter, can detect ic radioactive fibrinogen when t begins collecting at one spot o form a blood clot. Monitoring of the radioactive brinogcn, injected into the lood just before an operation, ontinucs for about a week- clots is the crucial period in clot formation after surgery. Practically every clot that gets to the lungs and kills reaches the pulmonary artery from an original site in a leg vein, where only half the clots are detected at present. Even those which do not kill can be incapacitating until removed or dissolved by drugs. PREVENT EMBOLISMS "The field of prevention is rewarding said Dr. Gallus, 31-year-old resident in hematol-ogy at St. Joseph's Hospital. "We try to prevent catastrophic embolisms." An embolism is a clot. When tlie monitor of the radioactive iodine signals when a dot is starting to form in the leg, the hospital can administer heparin or other drugs now used frequently to thin the blood and reduce clotting risks in such cases as persons who are prone to strokes. Patients who are old, fat, cancerous or immobilized run the greatest risk from vein clots. These are the patients who would be candidates for the radioactive fibrinogen procedure if they are in hospital for ON BRIDGE BY CHARLES H. GOREN direr a slight opening, on lc lint v n. Otow wnioh he was quick to capi-Both vulnerable. East dealt. West was alIoWEd to NORTH MA 43 potential ruffing in w 7 4 dwnmy, he belatedly shifted O A t j to a [nujjp played nine of hearts to dislodge de-WEST EAST clarer's queen. South crossed over to the S> 8 K J 10 t ace of diamonds and contia-OQJ854 OK10T Ued with a small diamond AK8 which he ruffed with the SOUTH deuce of hearts. Next came A A 8 7 S the ace of spades and a V A q 9 3 1 spade ruff in dummy. Anoth-O2 cr diamond was trumped, Q It I with the fire of hearts for The bidding: declarer's sixth trick and be Ent Sooth North subsequently scored the ace 1 V Dhle. ct hearts to fulfill the LracL Ttc trick score was Opening letd: King of 4 160 points. Refusal by West to make At the other table, West the indicated lead led to a opened his singleton eight of swing when to- hearts which East overtook day's hand was dealt in a with the aioe to assure recent teanvof-four contest South's playing toe queen. Hie bidding was the same The ace of spades was at both tables. South opened cashed, on which West alert-in second position with one ly dropped the jack. This cn-hcart and West made a take- abled him to follow suit with oit double. North passed and the nine on the next round. so did East. He had the re- East overtook with the ten of quired four defensive tricks epades and returned Uic king inr hiding three in the trump of hearts, Declarer played the The customary procedure however be could reach the when partner passes the dummy only with the blc of an opening bid at the ace of and ac-one level is to lead a. trump cordingly obtained only one ao that he can draw deelar- diamond ruff in his hand, er'i holding in the suit. Since be was also deprived Leading suits usually o( toe cpadc ruff in dummy, permits the opponent to sin- the net result was two gle in little trumps Bud eao- kick difference on the deal mt otherwise be scored, because of the original Fauurc bj one defender to (rump lead, heed this principle proved South took, In an, three very costly to his loam. hearts, one spado and ono At one table Wast opened diamond and wUercd a therapy for schizophrenia TORONTO CCP) Two psychiatrists said here schizophrenia is a vitamin-deficiency disease which can be treated with high doses of vitamins and a restricted diet. Dr. Agram Hoffcr of Saskatoon and Dr. Allan Colt of New York gave their views at a public meeting sponosrcd by the Canadian Schizophrenia Foundation. Dr. Hotter said "people are not bom with schizophrenia they are born with a vitamin B.1 dependency condition." He and Dr. Cott recommended vitamin treatment and a diet from which sugar, wheat and excessive milk are eliminated. Dr. Cott, psychiatric consultant to the New York Institute for Child Development, snid he has trc-itcd about adults and children with the vita-min-in-diot POPS... [MOMS KIDS] SO St. EVERYBODY iniLY TIME POP 1X15, WAN ARTKlElYE BRSOWL CALLED THEUE5T ARE MAW WILD ANIMALS UHO UVE IN THE 0E5T.SOME liWO LIVE IN THE MOUNTAINS ARE CALLEP MOUNTAIN SL! Cf COURSE, HAVE HDD -.suavcArs'') TUMBLEWEEDS-By TOM K. RYAN POCTOfl: I AM SUrTERlNG- UNTOIP MENTAL ANGUISH SEAUSf OF Wi' STATURE. TOPJ-E KEEP ASKING- ME If CM STAMPING- IN A -HOLE! CAN YOU TRE5CRI6E SOME BELIEF BLONDIE-By Chic Young MOST PLACES SIVE YOU A CUPCAKE WITH A CANDLE ON IT.' WELUGOOPE FOR VDU-I'LL PUT SOME ANIMAL CRACKERS IN VOW SOUP TO CELEBRATE I'LL HAVE YOU KMOW BEETLE BAILEY-By Mort Walker ENEMY.' 6O APPRISE Tl4e Lit ABNER-By AI Capp POWER, HE CAM 1 y y ARCHIE-By Bab Montana WISS FOR ARE COUECTINS I BALD- TO SAVETHE J HEADED EASLE.' EAGLtS? DON'T MAKE FUN .'THE EAGLE MV IS IN DANGER OF EXTINCT.' 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