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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 8, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, September 8, 1973 THE UTHBRIDGE HERALD 2S YOUR HOROSCOPE By JEANE DIXON SUNDAY, SEPT. 9 YOIT birthday today: Get- ging off from a stalled phase or a setback seems to be the achievement of the year. All things are up for renegotia- tion this year at some time or other; you may as well be flexible and prepared to deal openly. Relationships run rich and strong wherev- er you've chosen well. To- day's natives often show tal- ents as writers, actors, tell- ers of tall tales to fit the news of the day. Ask Andy Earthworm family Andy sends a complete 20- volume set of the Merit Stu- dents Encyclopedia to David Farnowski, age 12, of Duluth, Minn., for his question: How do worms multiply? Many teen-age business per- sons are raising earthworms to help replenish our depleted and polluted farmlands. When raising rabbits, it is necessary to start with at least cne male and female pair. But to start a thriving colony of worms this problem does not arise. In the right living conditions, any two earthworms start multiplying because each is both male and female, a potential mother and father. Though a newly hatched worm never knows his parents, be has both a mother and a father. This complicated family relationship is possible because the earthworm has workable 'male and female sex organs. This means that any two of them can multiply and produce a couple of though very closely related families. A couple of worms tend to pair off when the weather is moist and warmish. Then each crawls off to live his-her soli- tary life in an underground bur- row. Later, each parent lays a batch of eggs. The mother of one batch is the father of the eggs laid by the other parent. Each parent has a swollen garter around the body. It is near the head end in a segment called the saddle Each parent lays a batch of tiny round eggs into a case of soft skin in the saddle region of his-her part- ner. As the eggs develop, the egg cases leave the saddle and move forward along the wormy bodies of their parents. After about two weeks, the egg cases slip over their par- ents' heads. They snap shut, holding their batches of eggs in little brown bags about the size of wheat grams. The parents y uj attention to this event. Bath crawl away to continue Jieir solitary lives, hiding in burrows and searching for mol- dy vegetation. Their precious egg sacs are left behind on the moist warm ground. After another two weeks or so, the little eggs are ready to hatch. The hungy youngsters are miniature copies of their parents, and too small to no- tice. It takes a row of six of them to measure an inch. The little creatures crawl off in dif- ferent directions, searching al- ways searching for banquets of decaying vegetation. For several weeks, life is very hazardous and most of the wormlets are devoured by birds, insects and other foes. But as the survivors grow big- ger, they soon set about digging typical earthworm burrows for themselves. When they can go below to escape their hungry foes and the drying effects of daylight, life becomes less haz- ardous. Earthworms reproduce sev- eral times during the spring and summer seasons. If all goes well, a youngster is fully grown in about two years. He- she is ready to repeat the re- markable process of earthworm reproduction. Usually an earth- worm stays pretty close to home territory. No doubt the members of the complicated families sometimes meet and mate. But none of them ever know or care about who is re- lated to whom. Questions asted by children of Herald readers should be maUed to Ask Andy, P.O. Box 765. HnntiBgton Beach, California 92648. (Copyright Chronicle Publishing Co. 1973) Syn.-BRroGE Sat., Sept. 8 GOREN ON BRIDGE BY CHARLES H. GOREN Chlcaio Trlbtiiw WEEKLY BRIDGE QUIZ Q. vulnerable, as South you hold: AS OAK10854 The bidding has proceeded: South West North East 1 0 Pass 1 A 39 44. 4 4 A Dble What action do you' take? Q. z Both vulnerable, as South you hold: 4102 OQ9 3 The bidding, has proceeded: West North East South 3 0 Dble. Pass What do you bid now? Q. vulnerable, as South you hold: 4KQ962 OQ2 The bidding has proceeded: North East South 1 0 Dble. What do you bid? Q. 4 Neither vulnerable, partner opens one club and you hold AA92 VRJ84 OA1097 What your response? Q vulnerable, as South you hold: A6 9J97 O43 The bidding has proceeded: South West North East 3 4- Pass 4 Pass What do you bid now? Q. vulnerable, as South you hold: The bidding has proceeded-- South West North East 1 A 20 Pass Pass 7 What do you do? Q. South, vulnerable, you hold: AAQ943 The bidding has proceeded: North East South West 1 Pass 1 A Pass 3 A Pass What do you bid? Q. vulnerable, as South you hold: AA5 now? [Look JOT answers ARIES (March 21-April Let this be a casual, pleasant Sunday of as nearly uneventful quality as can be managed. Ex- press yourself by quiet action rather than an excess of words. TAURUS (April 20-May Follow the community weekend customs, leaving commercial activities out of the picture. The image you build by just be- ing your natural self is helpful when you do resume business. GEMINI (May 21 June Staying put and striving to be- come a better person offers re- wards, as contrasted with rash activity or hasty travel. Pro- vide a gentle environment for social progress; cultivate ro- mance. CANCER (June 21 July Whatever you hear by way of rumors or incomplete news, stay on the accustomed rounds of your Sunday observance; re- serving for yourself freedom of choice and action. LEO (July 23 Aug. In bringing pleasure to those you cherish, you can forget fi- nancial concerns. You'll be all the sharper when you get back to them tomorrow. Better terms with neighbors are near- er. VIRGO (Aug. 23 Sept. Nothing quite settles into final resolution this Sunday, nor does anything run to crisis if you remain serene and peace- ful. Interesting activities to keep you on the go. LIBRA (Sept. 23 Oct. You will be strongly tempted to take some action to improve or terminate a lingering condi- tion, with results beyond what you or expect. Find time for reflection, prayer. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 Nov. Long hidden reactions come out where you can observe them, speculate what must have happened. Make this, an easy Sunday. Give thought to picking up neglected contacts, and short-range plans. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. Whatever your neighbor- hood, its faults and shortcom- ings are apt to come to your attention. Leave for a visit else- where, or concentrate on your own family and its probably noisy doings. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 Jan. For the gifted, this Sun- day is a potential 1 e a p of cre- ative achievement. For all; this is the time to do and see some- thing different. Even the fa- miliar can be reexperienced in a naive sense. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 Feb. All things considered, it's as peaceful a Sunday as you're likely to have for many months the most of "it. Reli- gious activities deserve your special attention and support. PISCES (Feb. 19-March Be introspective; turn your at- tention and concern onto your- self. Find what you lack; move to supply your needs. Time for prayer is now: the guidance you get is for all time. MONDAY, SEPT. 10 Your birthday today: This year adversity appears in your world in forms rang- ing from real, perhaps eco- nomic, to symbolic abstract terms. Your spiritual devel- opment is more important than material details. By midyear you will hit your stride; benefiting from an education outside formal schooling. Relationships form to fit your needs. Today's natives have the knack for effective conversation, story- telling, salesmanship. ARIES (March 21-Apdl This morning's tranquility is deceptive, requires double- checking of facts and figures to avoid expensive misunderstand- ings. Evening brings a better outlook. TAURUS (April 20 May Preliminary stages of transac- tions are favored. However, nothing should be brought to a final close just now. Later" hours ought to bring to light the reasons. GEMINI (May 21 June Today's discussions include funny stories, news of some- body you've lost sight of, and a chance to settle an old score. Money is quickly frittered away if you give in to whims. CANCER (June 21 July It's a time for many sugges- tions, proposals, ranging from silly to profound. Something must be figured out before any of them are workable, however. LEO (July 23 Aug. A lazy feeling is natural and may save you difficulty later untan- gling the errors which are made by those a hurry. Share a project with somebody you love. VIRGO (Aug. 23 Sept. Previously unknown factors come to your attention but no perspective on how to in- terpret them. Let financial changes wait until you've cov- ered all details completely. LIBRA (Sept. 23 Oct. Leave yourself time to think amidst all the likely changes of schedule. If the unexpected can hapoen, it will, with little prob- ability of permanent impact unless you force issues. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 Nov. The pressure goes out of a long- standing annoyance and you begin to prevail. Be a good win- ner; forgive even if you won't forget. P. M. opens the way to a fresh lease on life. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. Much of the world comes to your door now part of it welc o m e. Dramatize recent achievements; claim due cred- it. It's time to redeem an old promise gracefully. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 Jan. Unexpected expressions of affection come and go in the midst of tangled routines. Be- ing practical can be quite diffi- cult in this changeover sort of day. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 Feb. Do the necessary, or that which is expected of you, real- izing it will all have to be veri- Survey your resources and how they are placed, but let well enough alone. PISCES (Feb. 19-March Get an early start, assuming the nature of the day is one of rehearsal rather than final con- clusion. Personal relationships turn out complex. Be serene! (1973, The Chicago Tribune) Today in history Bj THE CANADIAN PRESS Elizabeth I, daughter of Henry VHI and Anne Bo- leyn, was born 440 years ago 1533. The in- fluence of the Reformation had by then been fully felt in England and thus the young princess was well educated. She succeeded to the throne in 1558 and was later responsible for the es- tablishment of the Church of England. While her reign was one of the most illustri- ous in English history. Elizabeth never married. Canadian liner Princess Kathleen ran aground and sank off Lena Point, Alaska, but the 300 passsngres and 115 crew members aboard were res- cued. Hague tribunal announced the North Atlan- tic Coast Fisheries Arbi- tration Award, defining United States fishing rights. 186 Simpson, governor of Ruperts Land, died. declared in- dependence.______________ BUGS BUNNY PLAY SOME MORE OX CAUU IT QUITS PER T'DAV? THAT'S SAME POINT ASAIN, HAGAR the HORRIBLE-By Dik Browne IT COiJUPN'T AS MUCM AS UP, AMP PON'T IF I'M 60INS TO WORK AT NIGHT, I'M GOIN6 TO HAVE TO HAVE AN INDOOR TUMBLEWEEDS-By Tom K. Ryan FOR WHO KNOWS WH5N MAN MAY mm ANOTHER TO US IN SUJMPERLANPi BlONDIE-By Chic Young VOLT CiWr FLATTEN 1 1----H CUT THAT LUMP jf, BEETlt BAILEY-By Wort Walker LOOK AT THAT HAV5 NEVER'LOOKED 111 ABNER-By Al Capp AH'LLSASHAV UP HE'LL BE. N AW'DRAPTH'HIMT GPATEFUL, HE'S GOOKA BE av V, MUTES LA l_ TAKESl I IS rHES JX WARMTH' 1 J f I AM'DRAPTH'HIMT GPATEF HE'S GOlOKiA BE -f> CARVED DOUBT. IN "CHARU1E CHAW MEETS SIDNEY TOLER, AND LOH CHAKSEV ORV A APE- CLIMBED TH'OUTSIDE NEVAH SEEN "vO'TRIEDTOVARH H1W TH'FLOWER-LOVER PERSOMALW RUM IMTO ARCHIE-By Bob Montana THE THE HAMBURGS PAPER ARE ALMOST J PLATES THE ALL AlGHr BRING YOUR HURRY, EVERYONE HI ANP Dik Browns HAW! HAWJ VvMO 6AVE YOU THE BLACr< EYE BEAUTIFUL, BUT MAYBE vJ A TOUCH MORE MASCARA HOW DOES IT LOOK, LOIS? SHORT RIBS-By Frank O'Neal MADE A IN THE STOCK TMATS QUITE AM ACCOMPLISHMENT WITH THE CONDITION MA5KET1SIN1KSEBW5. ;