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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 4, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Ig THE LFTHBRIDGE HERALD Saturday September 4, 1971 Your horoscope By Jeano Dixon SUNDAY, SEPT. 5 Your n i r t llll n y Today: Tliis will he remembered as a "payoff" year in which your own and others' chick- ens all come home to roost, in dramatic episodes. These events won't ahvays lie picas- ant but will usually have con- structive final results. To- day's natives are imagina- tive and romantic, with tal- ents for music, poetry, rhyth- mic skills. AHIES (March 21-April Sunday gives you a chance to get together with neighbors and iron out differences, per- hflr-s put together a commun- ity" project. Do your share in a group expression of faith. TAURUS (April 20-May It seems you must begin a long series of acLlons hindered by resistance, delays, for which you moy expect liltle or no re- ward. GEMINI (May 21 June Discretion is the sensitive spot. Your tendency is to talk, to divulge all the secrets, includ- ing some that really aren't. Try concentrating on listening. CANCER (June 21 -July Your reactions determine whether a s jr. a 11 question builds into a major issue. None of the trifling quirks of circum- Etance merits sustained atten- tion. LEO Social (July 23 Aug. contacts carry added meaning tin's Sunday. Even a long established relationship encounters n vivid streak of discovery and surprise. VIIIGO (Aug. 23 Sent. Give yourself a special break today, but no excess creature comf o r t s or needless excite- ment. Lalcr hours are espe- cia'ly open for meditation. LIBRA (Sept. 23 Oct. Patience, rather tlian hesita- ation know what you want and that you must wait to achieve it. Take your regular part in community weekend customs. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. Fretting and objection are not the tack to take. Get down to essentials and do what you should to settle matters in your own domain. Then you can face the world with a broad smile. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Di-c. Going along with the group seems more to your ad- vantage this Sunday. Romance promises to break Ihe surface, so don't he surprised if emo- tional interests attract yotn- at- tertion. CAPRICORN (Dec. 2 2- Jan. Short range plans and schemes tend to fall through. Unexpected people and circum- stances are a hindrance. Keep in irjmd longer range objec- tives. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 Feb. DevelcpmerJ-s exceed, in A nerve Andy sends a complete 20- volume set of the World Book Encyclopedia to Robert Smith, age 9, of Trumbull, Connecticut, for his question: What exactly Is a nerve? When you stub your big toe, chances are you yelp than you can blink. This happens because a team of fine threads reported the crash and flashed back a pain signal. One Iliread was the longest nerve in your body. It reaches all the from your big toe to the bottom end of your backbone. A team of other nerves helped to relay the report to headquarters and bring back the OUCH signal. And the network of nerves did all this before you had time to think. I, t Nerves are living cells tbat scientists cell neurons You have at least 100 billion of them and your body could not possibly get along without them. They are embedded in the skin and flesh, Uie bones and muscles and in all the inside organs. These nerve cells come in nerves are linked together in the orderly nervous system. The zillions of hits of news they gather are sent to headquar- ters. This may be ths brain in your skull or the spinal cord inside your backbone. The brain is a brilliant computer made entirely of special nerve cells. They are stationed in groups to cope with message from this or that part of the body and there are special centers to compare the news from all over. Nerves flash endless little news items and the teams of brain cells cope with them m a jiffy. They sort, compare, de- cide what to do and flash sensi blc orders to this or that part of Ihe body. They do a lot of this work without bothering you to make you think about it. When you rtub a toe, sensory nerves flash the news to head- quarters and motor nerves flash back the pain signal. There are sensitive sensory nerves in every' patch of skin. Their skinny fingers know when you touch something hot or different shapes and sizes be-j cold, rough or smooth, wet, dry cause each has a special duty.' Most of them are more or less linked together in teams to re- lay news events to the brain and flash back orders. Most nerve cells are shaped like miniature kites with long skinny strings. Some of the kites have several painted cur- ners that spread out branches of skinny fingers. The long skin- ny tail of a kite may end in a tulted brush of skinny little fingers. The branching threads on other nerve types are short or medium long. Another type has a miniature bulb at the end of its very-long, very-thin thread. The shape of a nerve cell helps it to do its special duties. Nerves in your legs at- lenc fro. to leg messages, to and nerves in your hands at- tend to hand messages and so on. All these 30 billion or so or Other nerves in the team help to relay these news items to headquarters. The brain relays its orders back through teams cf motor nerves. Their skinny fingers prod mus- cles and other parts of the body to carry cut the orders. Special in-between nerves help to shut- tle signals across gaps in the relay system. All the nerves work together like a super-duper miniature telephone system. A telephone uses electric power to flash sig- nals through wires. A nerve also flashes electric signals. Its little kite is the cell body that uses food to keep it in working order. chemicals in the surrounding cells provide the electricity7. The nerve fibers j flash the signals along to and fro, faster than you can blink. some ways, even your most modern theories. Moving with the spirit ot the times gives you something extra to do. PISCES (Feb. 10-lMarcli Reorganize personal affairs, make changes in home situa- tions. Domestic concerns bene- fit from general good will, ex- ceptional co-operation. (1071; By The Chicago Tribune) MONDAY, SEPT. 6 Yonr Birthday Todny: Much of this year's energy is stored, invested for future uses not yet fully defined. Thus you suffer moods of impatience, restlessness hi which you push short-range projects very hard. Today's natives are industrious, peace seeking, apt to under- state the strength of their feelings. ARIES (March 21-April Toot your own horn loud and clear; make sure the right peo- ple in the right places hear it. Waste no time on local stir- rings; go on with your proper business. TAURUS (April 20-May Don't allow passing activity to sweep you beyond checking es- sential details. This busy week invovles catching up with many activities. GEMINI (May 21 June Reconciliations come easier; look about you and help others find the way once you've made your own. There is plenty to do. CANCER (June 21 July The week begins at full pres- sure; keep your sense of humor outright laughter turns the tide on some issues. Be alive and willing to enjoy the upheavals of a chaotic week. LEO (July 2.1 Aug. Focus your energies on real values; deal in tangible objects or property, see what you are getting for your money. VIRGO (Aug. 23 Sept. Younger people pose ques- tions, challenges, and it is dif- ficult to cope with the twists of circumstances. Find a mod- erate course within the range of your competence. L'IBHA (Sept. 23 Oct. Bring along good friends for an informal, sociable time in your free hours. Smooth the rougher corners with good-humored in- tervention. SCORPIO (Oct. 2.1-Nov. Take little for granted, pursue serious rewards. Ask for pre- cisely what you feel you de- serve, within limits of what is actually available. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dcc. Take compliments in stride, keep on with a deter- mined effort. Doors open sud- denlv where you put the right combinations into action. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 Jan. The currents of the day him toward formal discussions, confrontations, even show- downs, according to what you have been trying to do and the way you've gone about it. Bri- dle your temper. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 Feb. If information is complete and your homework done, you can make good use of a short Children miss school in protest LAC la BICHE (CP) Par- ents en two Indian reserves in northern Alberta are keeping their children out of school to cut. Go directly to key issres and get the whole week lined up, PISCES (Feb. 19-Marcli Strive for the happy-go-lucky mood regardless of Ihe news and mixed feelings. Fresh contacts promise potential benefits. Find a specific place for serious study. (1971: By The Chicago Tribune) THAT 5EA6LE K MAKINS FKNOF AW LAC OF EDUCATION; TUMBLEWEEDS-By TOM K. RYAN TUESDAY, SEPT. 7 Your Birthday T o d a y: You're off and running on a lively year of accomplishing all those big projects you've had to postpone for so long. Now you tend to wait for no- body you shouldn't depend on others for energy and ini- tiative anyway. Today's na- tives often are naturally smooth politicians. ARIES (March 21-April Express your own views in- stead of spending time and ef- fort propping L'p schemes of others. Numerous byways and detours are available, but no real short cuts. TAURUS( April 20-JIny Put together better financial arrangements sell off a white elephant, seek prepayment of whatever may be owed you. By evening several changes are achieved. GEMINI (May 21-Jilne Restless moods are inevitable but you can't cater to temper- ament. Take a break where you can; it's a slow day. CANCER (June 21-Jnly Your political instincts rise and shine, and you know just Uie right thing to say. the right touch to apply. Cultivate busi- ness connections. LEO (July 23-Aug. Be alert for a chance to be o! ser- vice in a personal crisis; some- body near you needs a brief bit of understanding help. Be prompt..................... VIRGO (Aug. 23-Scpt. away from people for the nonce if you can. If not, refuse to become involved in their doings. There will be time enough to pick up after you re- think and rcplan your program. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. There's not much to be gained by trying to interest people in new ihings. Make a personal' holiday of it as much as you can. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. Business deals go briskly for- ward wherever you have some- thing definite to offer. Little that transpires today has any later repercussions, so waste no time speculating. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dcc. Follow a quiet and con- servative course. Exaggerations defeat themselves, take the care needed statements of with them. CAPRICORN to get concise fact and slick (Dec. 22-.Ian. YOU'RE SUFPDSEP TO 0E ON POLICE PUTY, m HERE YOU STANP, WITH A V YO-YOi...SURELY W CAN PO MORE THAN THIS! BLONDIE-By Chic Young NOTHING BUT A BUNCH OF CIRCULARS AND STUFF I'M SO ASHAMED r TO DELIVER I, JUNK MAY- LIKE THAT 1 BKTIE BAILEY-By Mori Walker WELL, WE COULD GO OVER TO VOUR PLACE, SUSTA You HAVE Trie WHOLE DAV OFF? VVMAT CAN WE DO ALL DM? WASH OUR HAIR LI 1 ABNER-By Al Copp THERE'S OHW ONE I OLD COMRADE IN 1 ARMS LEFT-- I'LL REMEMBER YOUR. DECENCY, HEHMESSY, WHEW I'M WELCOMED BACK ON THE -AFTER I SOLVE THE CRIME OF THE CEMTURV.7 HOPE COMMITTED SOON. THESE BONES, THOUGH TASTY, ARE MOT VERY NOURISHING.'.'' ARCHIE-By Bob Montana GOREN ON BRIDGE BY CHARLES H. GOREN [C 1971: By Thl ChklBO Trthnnil WEEKLY BRIDGE QUIZ Q. As South, vulnerable, vou hold: The bidding has proceeded: North East Strath West 10 I A 20 2 A Pass Pasa What do yc-u bid now.' Q. 2 Both vulnerable, as South you hold: The bidding has proceeded: North East South West 0 Pass 1 V Past 1 "7 Pass What do you bid now? Q. 3 Both vulnerable, as South you nold: The bidding has proceeded: Soulh West Nnrth Bust Pass Pass 1 V Pns.1 t do you bid now? fl. As Soulh, vulnerable, you hold: 4KJ752 OKQ52 fi 3 2 The bidding has proceeded: Soulh Wi-si North Enst Pass I '3 Dlilc. Rdbl. What do you bid now] Q. vulnerable, as South you hold: 4KJ752