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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 24, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 18 THE IETHBRIDG6 HERAIO Tuesday, Odobtr 74, 197i Your horoscope WEDNESDAY, OCT. 23 Your birthday loday: Leave behind whatever hinders your growth and movement; give away equipment, material ob- jects which no longer fit your needs. Today's natives have mixed curiosity anil the will to cater to il regardless of cost. ARIES (March 21-April 13) Ask for cooperation on the most important projects. Any reasonable request is within reach. Material possessions arc betler given or sold than pur- chased today. TAURl'S (April 20-Mny Differences of opinion need not Under your work. People near- by aren't in a mood for chit chat or idleness. GEMINI (May 21-Jime Projects now underway must continue while yon plan for big changes. Prayer brings the needed insight CAXCEH (June !l-Jiily Expect little of anything or any- By JEANE DIXON jody beyond reaction to your actions. Your miderstanding and tolerance bridge tlie little gaps of the day. l.EO (July 23-Aug. Lis- tening carcfuly lels you in on the truth of matters which later become obscure. Older people are susceptible lo tem- porary confusion. VIIIGO (Aug. 23-Scpt. 221: Dv THE CANADIAN 1'HESS Oct. 21. 1912 The British CUi Army under Montgomery launched an of- fensive against Axis forces at El Alamein 30 years ago today 1342. After heavy prelimi- nary bombardment along a six- mile front, the way was cleared through mine fields and lank traps for an armored break- through that led eventually to Tunisia and the clearing of Axis forces from all of North Africa. 19-15 1'nitcd Nations was created. 1913 Carrier USS Prince- ton exploded and the Japanese battleship Musashi was sunk by U.S. aircraft in the battle of Leyte Gulf. 193S British gunboat was bombed by Japanese planes on the Yangtze River in China. 1862 The Toronto Stock Ex- change opened. IMS Samuel F. B. Morse patented the telegraph. You appear to be Hie center of attention fc" little or no reason. Go along, but avoid temptation. LIBRA (Scpl. 23-Oct. A combination of minding your own affairs and creative think- ing promises surprising prod- uctivity. Adding material ob- jects merely clutters your path. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. Confidential enterprises pros- per. People challenge you" in genuity. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. Much time can be wasted on trivial issues or diversions. Concentrate your main atten- tion on your own welfare and that of tiiose you love. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 Jan. Within limits, an experi- ment pays off. Avoid making too much of the results. The bright idea needs lurthcr plan- ning, a little different situation AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 Feb Friends see no reason for supporting your theories. Im prove your situation before of fering advice. PISCES (Feb. U-March 20) It's easy to disagree, some what difficult to get back int harmony. (1972 By The Chicago Tribune 175th birthday BOSTON (AP) The U.S.S Constitution, one of the firs three warships authorized b Congress, and put together wit holts and spikes made by Pau Revere, celebrated her 1751 birthday Saturday. Known a Old Ironsides since the War o 1812, the Constitution is still commissioned ship-of-the-lin and serves as the flagship o the commandant of the Fir.. Naval District. She now moored in Boston Harbor am is visited by some tou ists annually. GOREN ON BRIDGE .OASTSt 2 BY CHAHLES ir. GOREN c 1173 Si cHura vulnerable. South fieals. NORTH A Jio nond. In all, he -lost three diamond, the ace of hearts, and a heart ruff. 'East could hare defeated the contract by shifting to the queen of diamonds at trick two. If South covers vith the king, West plays the ace and puts partner in with the jack to obtain a heart ruff. K declarer ducis the queen of diamonds. East can give West a heart ruff .next and then the ace of dia- monds scores tha setting trick. We cannot tind it In our heart to criticize East lor Shis defense inasmuch as the diamond play was by no means Indicated on Ihe deal. West could have brought about declarer's defeat ever by simply returning a trump when he Is in at trick three instead of a club. This deprives South of a vital en. try lo dummy before he be- establishment of the' clubs and he now has way lo reach North's long card 1n that suit once it is Bet up. Declarer mujt load diamonds himself and when ihe ace shows up in West's hand, there is no way to avoid 'losing two diamond Uicks. Since East obviously lartcs an Immediate entry to give Vest another ruff and the club suit is well under con- trol, the latter should direct his efforts toward preventing the establishmenl of dum- my's suit. UFE ON THE J-lAZY-S-By T. H. Edwardi They're not sure Andy semis a complete 20- volume set of the Meiit Stu- cnt Encyclopedia lo Ilan-y tills, age 10, of Tittsford, ew York, for his question: I CAN'T BELIEVE IT. I JUST CAN'T KlIEYt IT! MAVBS THERE ARS SOME TMIN65 IN HER SCOK THAT WE PON'T IWPERSTANP... AL50 BAN MV MATH BOOK J V TUMBLEWEEDS-By Tom K. Ryan there ever a nlancl foe- vcfn Mars and Jupiter? Astronomers cannot say for erlain. But Ihsre is a lot of vidence to suggest that per- ips another planet once orhit- 1 the sun between little Mars id giant Jupiter. Tlie evidence 30ks logical, but astronomers. not liave enough facts to rove it. Hence, we must call grand idea a theory, which 5 an educated guess. Per baps ur educated space probes will clay the proveable evidence ceded to settle the question: 0 A model of tlie Solar System eveals that the orbiting plan- Is form an pattern vith one exception. The dis- beUveen the orbits far- lier from Ihe sun grad- uilly wider except for the ixtva long jump between the >rbits of Mars and Jupiter. The pace between their orbits averages about 3-12 million miles. This is almost four times wider than our distance from he sun. Certainly Ihere is room for another planet between Mars and Jupiter and it looks as if here should be one there to complete the planetary picture. This gives us a logical reason o suspect that there once wa, such a planet, but a logica guess is not enough to prove a scientific fact. However, there is some other evidence to back it up. That gaping space be- Lween Ihe orbits of Mars and Jupiter is not exactly vacant. It is occupied by the assorted asteroids, orbiting the sun like swarms of golden bees. Some stronomers call them the planetoids, meaning small planets. Moons orbit in cuTli- cue orbits around their parent planets as they go around Ihe sun. The asteroids travel around hi smooth, planetary Jypc orbits. Most, but not all of them stay within a wide belt, more or less where we would expect to find that miss- ing planet. This is enough evidence to j give us another logical idea to support our theory. Perhaps the asteroids arc the fragments of a whole planet that once shat- lered asunder. There is more j evidence, hut not yet enough to prove it. Some of the runaway asteroids cross lire orbit of Mars and loop close enough to strike the earth. They come Blazing through our atmosphere and land as meteorites and these fallen space travelers bring mysterious evidence. solid planet is arranged in shells with its heaviest mater- ials concentrated in the center and the lightest ones at the sur- face. Fallen meteorites come in concentrated chunks of cither metals, light rocks and lighter clays. This would be so if they arc really fragments from the BlONDIE-By Chic Young different layers of a shatter- ed planet. There is. as you see, a lot of evidence that a missing planet once orbited the sun between Mcrs and Jupiter. On the other hand, nobody knows enough about past Iiistory of the Solar System to prove this was so, or how such a planet could be shattered. Perhaps after all, it was never there and the asteroids are merely bits of debris left over when the other planets were created. (Copyright Chronicle Publishing Co. 1372) Questions asfcca by cnrtfncn of Herald readers should be mailed lo Ask Andj, P.O. Box 155, Huntingtoa Beacli, California (Copyright Chronicle Publishing Co. 1972) I'M SUPPOSED TO MEET MY VIUSBAhJO ON THIS CORNER DID YOU EEH HIM BEETLE Mort Walker Dear Dr. Lamb Your com- ments about nose bleeds re- mind me of a similar experi- ence I had about a year ago. I had intermittent but persist- ent nose bleeds for atxmt a week. The difference was I am an adult. Two specialists han- dled my case. They checked my blood pressure and suggest- ed that the air in my home was. too warm and dry. They caut- erized twice, but I still had nose bleeds. Finally the doctor gave me a prescrintion for medicine which he told me was fo.- my blood, and also told me to get a tube of surgical I used the small finger to nib this into each nostril at night before retiring. The doctor though the medicine solved the problem. Packing also was al- ways effective. min C that some claim has been very successful. Others have suggested stopping other vita- mins, particularly cod liver oil and Vitamin A. Still other read- ers Ihink they have gotten suc- cess by taking Vitamin A. Other readers have asked about iron for nose bleeds. The purpose of taking iron is to replace iron lost from ac- tual bleeding. Anyone who has persistent hemorrhage or loss of bloorl from any place, whether it foe from an ulcer, nose bleed, hemorrhoids menstruation, has a loss of iron. If the bleed- ing is persistent eventuaUy this will deplete the body's stores of iron and they need to be re- placed. Hear Dr. Lamb 1 read the article about the 10-year-old Dear Ilearter My faith in j gjrvs problom of stomach the fundamental goodness of people and their desire to help others is always restored by Ihe many letters I get from read- ers making helpful sugges- tions about other peoples' prob- lems. I received a lot of sug- gestions about nose bleeds. It is true, particularly in old- er people, that the lining of the r.ose may dry out. The scaly scabs iaside are irritating and may bleed. They also stimulate people lo nick their noses, caus- ing bleeding. Any good lubri- cant in Ihe tip of the nose will help solve (he drying out lern. A petroleum base jelly or Vaseline is useful or any of the surgical lubricants. The idea is lo keep Ihe lining oiled and re- lain the natural moisture in the bling and growling noises, I agree that it is terribly embarr- assing when this is so loud and frequent. Tell her to drink an eight-ounce glass of nonfat milk or eat four to six crackers he- fore going out. This stops mine. Dear Reader Thank you for your good suggestion, One of the things (hat will contrib- ute to rumbling of the digestive tract is hunger. Eating a small amount of anything will often hfjlp relieve the hunger contrac- tions and in some instances will eliminale the problem until hunger contractions recur. El Greco slolen I'RAOtTE Thieves r.lc Ihc only El Greco in cells below the surface of the I Czechoslovakia and paintings lining. The lining of the nose is i by Tintoretto and Frans Hals most apt to dry out during the i from the National Gallery, the winter months when the humid- ity is sharply decreased in local press reported Monday. Mlatla Fronta reported at least many heated houses. The air two person? hid in the gallery tends to dry out the nasal pas- I at closing lime Friday. During sages. the night they cut the three Some of tlie other suggestions j pr.inlings from their frames for nose bleeders from differ- and climbed down a rope from ent readers is the use of Vira- a window. loojoo nor no WAY FIUS DKi AM> f.Cf fllll in L'l fli'M -v SO NCW 1 OH TKy PlAVlKS I U'L ABNER-BY AI LAWRENCE E. LAMB, M. D. More advice given on nose bleeds UOT' MOTHER WORD, OR VO'U-SCARE. HIM OFF: HE'S LONESOME BECUZ HE LIKES TO EJE----- SO, FO'TVT DURATION O'HIS VISIT WE IS GOWMA HAVE.TH' CONViOM COURTESY MO TOSAVNOTHIW TO ARCHlE-By Bob Montana YOU'RE ICOKINS OUR FOR BUNNIES? JRASBI ...TO WAIT ON TABLES IN THE 1 FRO: CAFETERIA? J THE HI AND LOIS-By Dik Browne f> vf f{ ST HM PF V AWM SAI t> THAT ITS STARJ1NS I MEN ONLY TALK ALREADY ABOUT SPORTS MO POLITICS SHORT RIBS-By Frank O'Nocil SOW 2THIHS THAT Wit WPEJJAL- IST3 ID TREK KNEES. BUGS BUNNY THAT OLD tADV ACROSS THE STSZEETT MY GOOP PEEP FOR TOPAY! ;