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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 15, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday.September Your horoscope By Jeane Dixon SUNDAY, SEPT. 16 Your birthday today: Opens a personally favorable year while associates and others nearby face an uphill scramble. Your increasing serenity, gained by meditation, makes the difference: Material concerns are superceded in your life plan by spiritual con- siderations. Today's natives are talented at putting together creative ideas to instruct and entertain, but may. not choose to work at it consistently. ARIES (March 21-April Be up and about very early; attend to your normal Sunday obligations quietly, then make it a day of genuine relaxation, rest. Health care is important now. TAURUS (April 20-May Your role today is that of counsellor encourage all to let go recent tensions, par- tisan debates, simply to relax and give themselves a chance to recuperate. GEMINI (May 21-June The less you do to announce your moves ahead of time, the better. You may find reasons for changing plans: in their place, opportunity for spur-of- the-moment enjoyments. CANCER (June 21-July Seek open change and variety; fix up your home a bit. Creative ventures of single- handed sorts work out. Group activities falter as people lose enthusiasm for repetitious cycle. LEO (July 23-Aug. Fill your leisure moments with definite planning, always on the hopeful side. Discuss what may come, what you and your own people want to do in preparation. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. First, give yourself a break; forgive yourself for being as human as the next person; then turn outward and accept others as they are. Give everybody a clean slate. LIBRA" (Sept. 23-Oct. Progressive adjustments and changes are featured, can be both instructive and construc- tive. Budgets may also be revised. Romance turns up in the most' subtle ways. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. Attend your normal Sunday customs with grade and good humor. Enjoy some activity which interests you deeply. You have opportunity for im- proving serious relationships. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22- Dec. There is a premium on getting your plans definite- ly set before life becomes overly complex. A brief pause IDENTICAL TWINS it isn't, just Paul Plank of Lansing, Mich., with a super-reflective sheet of mirror glass. Ultra-high surface brilliance and flctness for lifelike re- flection is achieved by floating molten glass On a pool of molten tin. Called float glass, it is produced by PPG. HAGAR THE HORRIBLE for prayer possibly brings with it a flash of intuition. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. Wear your finest smile and make the most of today's diverse opportunities. Pursue social, emotional goals rather than business. Shoptalk is strictly unproductive. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. Make this a quiet Sunday of personal forgiveness and reconciliation. Do whatever you must do with a minimum of comment. Concentrate on hobbies that are truly mind- relaxing. PISCES (Feb. 19-March It is just as well there's less urgency about the affairs of daily living this Sunday. Do what you can to make it peaceful, both for yourself and all around you. MONDAY, SEPT. 17 Your birthday today: Finds you busy in search of a better life style amid erratic exter- nal circumstances. The first three-quarters of your year include one experiment after another, with no particular se- quence or continuity of sub- ject. Prayer brings you the composure to enjoy all the changes. Then you find the path and you are on your way. Today's natives have a faculty for assembling diverse ideas and facts into a coherent whole. ARIES (March 21 April Neglected things and peo- ple get in the way most of the day. and it's a puzzle how to get your work week off to a reasonable start. Later hours call for a switch of tactics. TAURUS (April 20 May Spend the morning assembling your information and checking it out. Measurements, inventory, and the like turn up surprises. By afternoon you'll be ready to take action. GEMINI (May 21 June Don't let early, humdrum routines lead to ill-humor. Your energy rises, finally, near the end of the day. Target for financial im- provement: six months hence. CANCER (June 21 July Just enough complication exists to make you realize the worth of what you have hopefully in time to hang on to it all. Travel is favored, likewise fresh contacts. LEO (July 23-Aug. On the surface, things appear to go along well all day. Let them do so while you placidly search for ways of making them run even better. By evening you can do some changing. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. The promise of the morning may turn out to be premature, may yet be valid if you will drift with the situation and work to improve it rather than complain and criticize. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. Since you haven't the full pic- ture most of the day. why not wait a bit before stepping in to dp anything to change it? Be evening, you have emerged into an easier phase, with a clear view. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 Nov. You suffer from im- patience, then a rush of energy which is misdirected tor a lew hours. By the time you get around to analyzing the situation, a great deal mustr be done to correct the trend. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 Dec. You begin a three- day campaign to get past some obstacle. Success is achieved in accord with the de-termination you bring (o the task. Don't involve loved ones. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 Jan. General social movement is favored. Serious business is difficult, subject to second thoughts if pressed. Evening may find you in a dilemma; too many things to do. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 Feb. Stick to routines; get something done despite a veritable circus of distrac- tions. Being earnest may seem to other people as bossiness on your part. Take it easy! PISCES (Feb 19 March This is not the day to go plunging into new programs, large projects. Decisions made on the spur of the mo- ment set up future games you'd be just as well off mis- sing. (1973. The Chicago Tribune) Oddities in the news THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 23 by Charles schulz NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The City of Nashville decided recently to purchase the city's privately-owned bus system for million. But at ceremonies marking the transfer of ownership on the steps of City Hall Wednesday, none of the city officials could produce the city's cheque. "It was sort of a letdown for said Carmack Cochran, an official of the transit com- pany. "That would have been the highlight of the ceremony." Cochran says he now ex- pects to sell the transit com- pany to the city later this month. The problem all began when it was discovered that city of- ficials in charge of getting the cash forgot to get city council authorization. Airline executives that Michael was one badge short, they arranged for a round-trip ticket and 10 days accom- modations near Mount Hood, Ore. CALCUTTA. India (AP) About professional blood donors in the Calcutta area have unionized to de- mand higher prices. State government hospitals now pay 20 rupees for about one-half pint of blood. The Association of Blood Donators is _demanding 75 rupees or about Such a raise is essential, the association said, because of inflation that has lowered the donors' buying power. TAYLOR, Mich. (AP) eight-month. 120-pound St. Bernard probably has the only air-conditioned dog house in this town. "He really needed said Mrs. Abe Jones. Tigre's owner. A recent heat wave caused the dog to develop several "hot-spots" on its stomach, which Mrs. Jones said were painful. She said the dog's condition required tranquillizers, lotions and antibiotics. Mr. Jones decided an air conditioner would be cheaper than continual treatment. He installed a air con- ditioner in the dog house. MIAMI, Fla. (AP) Michael Herrara, 15, has gone as far as anybody can go in the boy scouts. Herrara just earned his 118th merit badge, the total number of badges possible. The more common badges came easy, but cotton farm- ing took some initiative. And snow skiing for a lad living in Miami was a longshot at best. Michael went to Pensacola to Observe a cotton farm and returned to study insects and pesticides used in the in- dustry. When word got to Eastern PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) A crowd of about 200 young persons gathered at the Bay County sheriff's office Wednesday for the public burning of "about worth of marijuana. "I never thought it would draw that kind of said Sheriff Tullis Easterling. "We announced the public burning after confiscating all that stuff Over the last few months. But we didn't know we would get this kind of a crowd." Easterling said his audience seemed disappointed at the day's calm breeze but remain- ed orderly throughout the bur- ning. "A few of them kept telling us to blow the smoke their way." he said, "but we ig- nored them." NEW YORK (Reuter) You will be able to buy a full Italian meal in New York or Boston for 4.560 lire starting today. Or for 2.162 Japanese yen. 32 French francs, 25 Swiss ones, 20 West German marks, or three pounds sterling and 28 pence. Effective today. New York's largest restaurant. Mamma Leones, a place that has been popular with visitors to the city for many years, will accept foreign currency. Ask Andy A DISPUTE Andy sends a complete 20- volume set of the Merit Students Encyclopedia to John Jordan, age 12, of Saint Paul, Minnesota, for his ques- tion: Who first sailed around the world? A short answer to this ques- tion is likely to start a heated dispute especially in Por- tugal, Spain or England. You would think that history could supply the name of the first person who sailed around the world. But opinions differ. Some say that he was a renow- ned Portuguese navigator. Others give the credit to a crew of Spanish sailors. Englishmen insist that the first captain who circum- navigated the globe was their 'Sir Francis Drake. The trouble with this inno- cent looking question is that it can be given three different meanings. We can award the credit to the crew of Ordinary sailors who first sailed clear around the world. Or we can name the first captain who navigated a complete voyage around the globe. Or, and this is rather complicated, we can award the honors to a captain who went halfway around in one direction, then made a later voyage halfway around in the opposite direction. Each of these claims to fame has a different answer. However, we can be sure of one thing. We know what ship first voyaged clear around the world and returned safely hack home. She was the Spanish sailing vessel the Vit- loria. On September 20, 1519, five Spanish ships sailed from Spain with 240 men. Only 18 men and one ship, the Vit- loria, returned. This most famous expedition was cap- tained by the renowned Por- tuguese navigator. Ferdinand Magellan. He was employed by Spain to find a westbound ocean route to the East Indies. From the Atlantic, he sailed through the hazardous Strait of Magellan into the Pacific Ocean. The voyage took a heavy toll but three ships managed to reach the Philip- pines. There Magellan became involved in a local skirmish and was killed. The voyage ahead cost more lives and two more ships. Finally, on September 6. 1522. the Vit- toria. captained by Juan Seba- sian del Cana with a crew of 17 survivors, returned to Spain. There is no doubt that del Cana and the surviving crewmen of the Vittoria were the first to voyage clear around the world. But, to many old-time mariners, the only sailors worth mentioning were the captains who navigated ships. On a previous cast bound voyage to the Eiast Indies. Magellan had crossed the longitudes of the Philip- pines. The two voyages overlapped. Hence many peo- ple claim that he was the first to sail around the world though he completed the cir- cle in two sections. Not so. say the British. This great honor goes to Sir Fran- cis Drake, the first captain who circumnavigated the globe on a single voyage. Drake left England on December IS. 1577. After a leisurely voyage all the way around the world he returned home on September 26. 1580. There arc as you see, three possible answers and you can take your pick. Some people still give the credit to Magellan, who made the rour.ii trip in two overlapping voyages. The English favor Drake, whose single voyage circled the globe. Both these claims tend.to forget del Cano and his lew surviving ordinary sailors. They sailed all the way around the world half a century before Francis Drake set sail from England. by dik browne ALL E OF 4, FAILEP 5HOU) AN'TELL.' NQlij, I'LL oET BAP 6RAPES ALL -EAR AMPNEV'Ef? 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