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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 5, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 34 THE HERALD Wednesday, September S, 1973 SEPT 6 Y n u f birthday t o d a The earh months of include some heavy go- ins, ducct encounter with most subtle weakness, a challenge of >our capacity to sdjust to changes of external circumstanced Relationships run deep and quiet, r.eed keenest insight if they ar-j to t h r i e Today's na- tives ate versatile. ous, much guen to private theories about the world arid human nature, but not in- clined to force them onto others ARIES (March 21-April Fust, correct yesterday's then plan tomorrow's definite action. Make this a transition day of diligent won.. on top Of normal routines .Spare "your own psople the de- tails T f April 20-May Persona! enterprises are sud- denly subject to positu a Distant connections can be reached for a good v ord. Le- sa! or technical advice appears more accessible Ask GEMIM (Mav ;i June By JEAN6 DIXON You frel t-m pvn any- another Pace jour efforts to' look back. Other oeop'e's deal- thing right Remote fatigue ings create needless complica- fiom confined conditions Let; fc'COKI'IO (Oct. 23 tions others discover their own er-' Everything you are likely to in-1 AQl ARIL'S (Jan. 20 Feb. 'rois If you can't get out. drau volve >ouiselr in striving for to-1 Make a tally of advan- i a definite line and stay v ith it. promises e.ther bignitioant i ta 'es alongside disadvantages I r hmi> 'M 2" caiwuss or spjndings beyond I alongside disadvantages and T-ke cVfhos'e which ca'i' normal budget. Aim lor a con- end tliink absat a reshuffle while hP ripiiPri'iin ouicHv or vield servalne balarce work thi-ough routines A Exp'ct' SAGITTARIUS on electrochemical energy and somewhat like a super- computer. The basic -working unit of the brain is the nene cell has a main body called the neuron attached to long or short fibers called axons. It con- tains a balanced assortment of complex biochemicals and its multiple life processes ate directed by nucleic acids, DNA and UNA. "The miraculous mid- get uses oxygen to create its own supply of electrochemical energy. A delicate network of a bil- lion or so nerve cells links every pinpoint on and inside the body with the brain. Their ax- ons can relay 1.000 electriei! impulses per second These nals to and from the brain ca.i travel 350 feet per second Tne brain is central headquarters of the body's fabulous built-m communication system It receives a streaming mul- titude of signals from the sen- sory nerves sorts, evaluates and judges them. Some items are sent for storage m memory banks, others to cre- ative centers Motor nerves pulse the brain's decisions for action to teams of muscles. In moments of danger, automatic actions are triggered faster than you can think. About 90 per cent, or almost 10 billion of the nerves involv- ed in the total communication system are crowded in the brain. This three pound miracle is housed under the skull bones and nourished by its own olood supply, which delivers 20 per cent of the total oxygen con- sumed by the body The brain's wrinkled grev thinking cap is the cerebral cor- tex, a soft surface- layer eignth to one-sixth of an inch thick. Here the incoming sig- nals are' processed and many decision's are made. The v.Tinkled cortex is grooved with several deeper fissures. In dif- ferent regions there are brain centers that cope with sight, hearing and dozens of other separate functions. The main fissure partition-, the brain in a left and a right hemisphere. Communciations with trie left side of the body are linked with the right hem- isphere The left Hemisphere has tre ,centies tlwt cnpe with hand. arm. leg and other _ work- ing pans on the right side of 1 the The centers. iG nidi1 of speech. hoav-- Dear Dr. Lanib My hus-1 stones or damage the kid- band's doctor tells him that lie i neys. Another approach is to has uric acid in the blord He ghe a medicine to prevent tre t >kes one tablet a dry and has ceils from forming too mucn Jnc acid blued tests jearlj uric acid during piotein Ke s been doing this for three bolissn. j Most animals are able to i metabolize or break down uric j acid in the cells and ac-l cumulate tha amount tha: do This is just a difference in j body chemistry Man is rela-j lively unique in producing uricj acid." Medicine that prevents I cells from producing an exces- sive amount cf uric acid kseps the blood level low and avoids excess elimination through the be wll to take this medicine tor the rsst of his life you say his doctor is correct in saying that he has uric acid in the blood' My husband rices not have gout Dear Reader Everyone uric acid in blow! The is much. This is the ers are beginning to solve mas- teries in the opposite hemis- pheres These are linked by' spec.al fibers called the corpus call-sum winch exchanges a su.-prising amount of data and cooperation between the two It thought t.iat tre loft hem-sphere. that copes wi'h the neht siae of the bodv. must' the dominant one Xow we learn that the neglected all do, but the diabetic hss too much and the person with low blood sugar enough. meant thi. unc acid, mue than v.e usual- see in individuals nho do not deseltp gouty d'lhritis or af'cks o: later in hie Mo-t of the uric acid in the blood i-. a result metabolism within During an acute gout epi-1 doesn't have socle, special medicines are; You- doctor probably i ussd to stop the attack There- i :ia he had too much i acter, if the uric acid level is high, one of the methods of i treatment that e just men- tioned nuj Tne sout! attack is cai'sed by on inflam- maiory rsaction to uric scid of piotein crystals tonmng in a joint. The t tne mnu-1 slow painless accumulation of right hemisphere contains tha j merable cells througnout the !brain centers for the body If jou have nrotem tion of music, perception and i m.abohsm and we all do. on will foim uiic Normalh the music, perception and artistic talent and creative imagination The centres for logic and math, science and language are in the left herr1- e Questions asked IJT ctiildren of Herald readers should be mailed to Ask Andy, P.O. Box HnnticgtOD Beacb, Cuiifoinia (Copyright Chronicle Publishing Co. 1973) I une cells r.ated ..small of the elimi-'1S causing the crystals :ys, is', or saks to form I'm certain; io not that the doctor is trying to pre-1 acid amount acid pi b> compaied "to that through the kidnevs, ._, enough that jou do not that the doctor is trying to p: .____ a ver> high in the vent husband from devel- blocd One" mclhwl ol treat- i oping gouty arthritis or aUacucs ment for a high uric acid level gout by prescribing med- ks to increase Us elimination icine to be taken regularly. by kidneys In tne ptocess of! This is a sound approach m pa- eliminating large amounts of i tients who need such medicine I uric acid one may develop kid- i I Dear GOREN ON BRIDGE BY CHARLES H. GOREN Tne Ctiicaso Tnbuca Both vulnerable South deaK VORTH A 12 Q J 5 4 2 Q32 A A 9 7 A A G 9 r- 109 7654 A J 10 6 5 EAST A K 10 9 f. 1 5 K87 S A Q 8 2 SOUTH A 10 6 3 f A K .J 4.K43 The bidding. South West North East 1 NT Pass 2 Pass 2 Pass 4 y Pass Pass Pass Opening lead: Ace ot A By forcing declarer to overruff with a high trump, the defenders will often suc- ceed in promoting an extra winner for themselves in the trump suit The best way to counteract this attack is to find an alternate play to overruffing After South opened the bidding with one no trump. North used the two club re- sponse to check on his part- ner's major suits. When this revealed a 5-4 fit in the heart suit. North had suffi- cient values to contract for game. West developed a promis- ing attack when he selected the ace of spades as his opening salvo. East encour- aged with the ten, and West continued the suit to his partner's king A third spade was played, and West ruffed with the nine Declarer's f i r t lubtnu-t was to overruff However, sober reflection showed that this play was unlikely to gam There was no way to avoid losing a club trick on the hand, so to make his game declarer had to bring in the trump suit without loss Therefore, East would have to hold the king of hearts, which could be picked up with a finesse A caieful study of the I rump spots showed that, un- less the suit originally divid- ed 2-2, declarer would have to lose a heart trick if he overruffed East would cover the queen of hearts when led and. though declarer coulo lake the ace and cash the ten, the eight would be pro- moted to a winner Nor would it help to lead a low heart from dummy, for the seven would force the ten and the king-eight would have to score a trick Declarer's reply was sim- ple but effective Instead of overruffing, he discarded dummy's low trick he would have had to lose in any event. The defenders had no counter. Declarer could get to dummy to take the trump finesse, and after drawing all three of East's trumps he could ruff his club loser at his leisure. Dr. Lamb Do vita- mins contain calonas, and, if i so how many? Dear Reader Vitamins do j not contain calories. do j not react v. ith oxjrgen in the body to form energy. They are i not used to build body struc-! tures. Vitamins act with en- i zjines to st'muiats vital met- abolic junctions vithm the cells, but are not uced for en- i tigj -in the [jjuCeSS 1 They are a mixed bag of un- related chemical compounds I Vitamin A, D and E belong to the i oiganic alcohol group, as does I cholesterol. The ending !'or" in- dicates tins. The large mol- ecule alcohols, unlike small- rnoleculs ethanol (drinking al- 1 do not provide calories for the body I Send your questions to Dr. 1 Lanib, in care of this news- paper. P.O. Box 1551, Radio City Station, New York, N.Y. i 10019. For a copy of Dr. Lamb's booklet on low blood sugar, send 50 cents to the same address and ask for I "Low Blood Sugar" booklet. figures By J. A. H. HUNTER Tom emptied his wallet. "That's all I have, just fourteen bucks." he said. "But it xvill help exclaimed Ann, not- ing the amount on her list. i-I had collected an average of per head, but now you've hiked the average to Thank you so much." How much was the new total? (Answer tomorrow) Yesterday's answer: BULL was 1499 HAGAR the HORRIBLE-By Dik Browne TrifzoW ype PJ300A ALL LIKE UHAT A PI TV TO HAVE TO WAKE HIM.AND TELL HIM THAT 5CHQQL WHAT A if (5 TO PI51VR6 CM BLISSFUL SLUMBER TUMBlEWEEDS-By Tom K. Ryan SCHOOL STARTS CLAUDE CLAY EDEHTAKE i 01) VI t M-1 PLAN! 1 SWEEPSTAKES' ,-sieNUPHERa IVIfV WP THINK THgRPP P-E PEOPLE WITH A LON6PES1RETOTOURA CASKET FACTORS THE SWEEPSTAKES PROMOTION RATHER POORLY SWEERSflKES UP HERE! ATOURil TWIN A TOUR] BLONOIE-By Chic Young BEETLE BAILEY-By Mort Walker uric acid salts cause deformed' arthritic joints Both acute inflammatory at- tacks and slow arthritic de- formitj are more apt to occur w hen the blood uric acid level i IT WASN'T 6300 U'L ABNER-By AI Capp A- nC O-j TM 29th "LOOR FO' CHP.VSAHTHEMUM5 Y 'ES OM TH' 3Oth J BELOW TM' FLOOR'.'' FLOWER.-) LOVER HE'S COl-JMA I WMUFFO' AM' WHO ARCHIE-By Bob Montana WELL....IAA GOING IN WITH MY SEA HE PObMD OUT )T WAS ARCH AND I WHO PUT THE JELLYFISH IN HIS HI AND lOlS-Py Dik Browno YOU'RE MCE EPPECTS WITH THOSE MARKERS, DtTTO SHORT RIBS-Bv Frank O'Neal DO SEE IN "-'TUBS'? opANp SHoerASESJ PCKAY, NOW SIVH I Ms 1AE BUGS BUNNY THAT'S A FAMILIAR SYLVESTER SETTIN'TH'HEAVE-HO FER-TRYIN'T'MOOCH A FREE MEAL.1 J THANK MY SCOP I 7 WHAT WAS THAT Alt ABOUTi ;