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Bone Marrow Does The Job Of Absent Spleen _ StfKfolM ISLAND HJ NEW SUINEA, .SHAVES A CUSTOMER B/ TU/ISTIHfi A LOOP OF FIBRE AROUND EACH HARcVUD THEN fVLLlHS /TOUT Â·Â·Â·Â·iiffliiiiH^ FRANCES DRAKE Your Daily Horoscope iiiiimniffliniiiiifliiiuiimiiiiiiiiiniiiinmniiiiiniiiiiiiniiiiiiinm^ My cousin had a serious accident when she was thrown from a horse. To save her life, her spleen was removed- What replaces the function of such an important organ? Miss G.A., Iowa Dear Miss A.: The spleen is truly one of Hie most remarkable chemical fac- ories in the body. E v e r y year scientific research yields more and more nformation about this amazing organ. It plays an important role in .he formation of red blood cells. Paradoxically, it is involved the destruction of red blood that are old and have ceased to be useful. BODY DEFENSES Newer knowledge indicates the spleen is involved building up body defenses against infection and in other factors of immunity. When the spleen is removed the bone marrow of the long xmes of the body takes on the added burden of producing millions of red blood cells white blood cells, platelets an( other important substances in the blood. The body has many such compensating devices. Look in the section in which your birthday comes and find what your outlook is. according to the stars. FOB TUBS., MAY 14 ARIES (Mar. 21 to Apr. 20) Some misleading influences. Take no promises for granted. Get everything in writing and, above all, be cautious in dealing with strangers. TAURUS (Apr. 21 to May 21) Your impressions about certain acquaintances w i l l valid, but don't spread word. Some information is best kept secret. GEMINI (May 22 to June 21) You may hear some idle talk Be analytical and sift through all the wordage until you ring the bell of fact. Then, and only then, lake any needed action. CANCER (June 22 to July 23) Being in the right place at the right time could be the key to a new opportunity or an adventuresome experience on this highly stimulating day. Keep all senses alert. LEO (July 24 to Aug. 23) Are breath-testing methods reliable for measuring thÂ« mount of alcohol in the body? Mr. H.H., Vt.; Dear Mr. H.: "Bag-breathing" and blood tudies are very reliable in letermining the alcoholic content of the blood. Many states recognize this data as an indication of intoxication. It must be remembered hat the tolerance for alcohol varies in people. Yet it is accepted that everyone with higK or low tolerance has some loss ot reflexes after drinking alcohol. LESS REFLEX Undoubtedly, 'decreased re- exes, lack of concentration, and lessened judgment resulting Tom alcohol arc responsible for I he mass destruction of human lives on the roads. In the air, too, it fs known that alcohol can be responsible for major accidents. It is for this reason that commercial pilots never drink prior to a night. Speaking of your health...Children whose temperatures are taken rectally should not be left alone, even for a split s e c o n d . Thermometers cart break and cause injury. commitment until all Jac are clear in your own A day in which a personal ambition can be happily fulfilled. You finally get the backing you have wanted -and needed. VIRGO (Aug. 24 to Sept. 23) Delays and obstacles may be the order of the day but such challenges can boomerang in your favor if you stress your determination -- and foresight. LIBRA (Sept. 24 to Oct. 23) Excellent influences encourage creative pursuits, romance and outdoor interests. Day spells action, optimism. Plan wisely. SCORPIO (Oct. 24 to Nov. 22) Shore up sagging productivity, revise the Formal of programs which seem to get nowhere. A change of pace, direc- .ion, momentum may be the answer. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23 to Dec 21) A day for playing the waiting Don't let anyone pin you down to a tors mind. Some rosy reports could be premature. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 20) Some interesting possibilities indicated: Day may finally see the completion of an important project; also a real improvement in your financial status. AQUARIUS (Jan. 21 to Feb. 19) Accent is now on career achievement, possibly some unusual token of recognition. Those engaged in creative pursuits expecially favored. PISCES (Feb. 20 to Mar. 20) A monetary matter can now be settled satisfactorily, but don't let optimism lead you into extravagance. Rather, consolidate gains, with a view to the 'uure. YOU B. JAY BECKER On Contract Bridge (Top Record Balder to Mantels' Individual Championship Play) BORN Ml HI III East dealer. Both sides vulnerable. NOBIH V A Q 7 S 4 * K 7 5 * K 8 WEST V J 5 3 Â· 42 + A 1 0 9 7 4 S EMtr *Q109Â«S V109S + Q J 6 5 2 ment but are o_ften with slow-moving TODAY are e nod wed wih a high order of intelligence, a lively imagination and a great love of beauty -- which evidences itself in anything you undertake. You are ambitious for accomplish- impatient projects. 'Energy" is your middle name, as the saying goes, but you must learn self-mastery and "simmer down" when your activities are hampered by delays. After all, some projects do take longer to "jell." Many fields are open to you but not- a b 1 y : science, literature, painting, music, horticulture, teaching or architecture. Birth- date oi: G. D. Fahrenheit .physicist; Hall (Thomas) Gaines, novelist, dramatist. Crossword By Eugene Sbeffcr ACROSS 41 Quitter 1, Heroic 47. Describing S. Fabric an electric 8. Cock- current horse (Fr.) 49. "Der-"; Adenauer grass 53. Greek letters 54. June bug 55. News agency DOWN 1. Minced oath 13. Stria river M. Bowling 14. Weld a bine pencil 15. Sedan, for one 11 Scone, for one 18. Visits without notice 20, Harnogg part* H, Japanese statesman 2Z.Serling Z3. Chum 2t. Sought by inventors 3*. Pronoun 3L Roman bronze 32. Swiss canton 8. Affirms 3*. Purgative 3s. Meadow 39* Knave of dobs Â·.Simpleton 2. Teem 3. Equation phrase 4. Noted composer 5. Means of D. Enclosure -on farm S. Short- napped 23. Chinese tea 14. Soak tion alley 51 Commotion 6. Merit 52. March 7. Flayer or communica* 25' Scrap Trevino 8. Ten years 9. Style of furniture 10. Holland feature 11. The sweetsop Â·17. Unit of illumination 26. FootUke part 27. Domestic pigeon 28. Goes before umph or pod 29. Biblical wilderness 31 Mindanao tribesman M. Flees to marry 35. Bristle M. Dialect of Siamese 37. Convey 39. Actor Roger M. Not working 41. Expletive 42. Hebrides SOUTH * K J J V K S The bidding: SOTfe 1* Â»* 4V Ewt Pass Pass Pass Weft Pass Pass North 2 V 4* 4* South for Italy, seven waÂ» reached in the manner shown. All the bids were farily natural; North's jump-shift response signaled the possibility of a slam, nd when he then raised thre* diamonds to four, South exhi- itpr] equal interest in a slam by bidding four hearts to show: he king. North added another facet to he picture by cuebidding the ace of spades, and this was all h e encouragement South needed for his leap to seven diamonds. From South's view- xiint, his partner had the acÂ« of spades, ace of hearts and king of diamonds, and those golden cards were exactly what South needed for thÂ« grand slam. Note that Blackwood wa* not used at all. When Cheng and Hsiao held the same cards at the second table, their bidding went: Openin glead - ace of dubs. The road you take to the besl contract is not really crucial - if you eventually get to where you belong. Consider this dea' Italy and China 1970 world cham played by during the pionship, where both teams go super-sound grand slam in diamonds. 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