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Our six-year-old child was mm with a marked Indentation n his chest. He is in good health and it doesn't bother him. Still, we wonder U anything can e done about it. Mrs. L.I., Wash. Dear Mrs. I.: The Trent of the chest wall .s called the sternum. Deformities of the shape of this bone are not. unusual. Sometimes the chest bulges out with a prominence which is called a "pigeon herast," The condition you describe is known as "pectus excavatum," or deep funnel in the chest wall. ORGANS DISPLACED Only occasionally are. the vl tal organs of the heart and the lungs displaced by Ihe pressure of the funnel chest. When' this occurs surgical repair is need ed. Even in the absence of com pression symptoms, many doc ors consider surgery . so tha he child might be free of th embarrassment that may ac company it. Some children feel stigmati? ed and therefore may refus to socialize or play games tha may make their deformit more apparent. Operations for b o t h ' pigeo breast and for funnel chest ar ioutti dealer. Morth-South vulnerable. NORTH * Q 8 7 5 2 Â» 9 7 4 Â» A Q +KQ10 V Q J 10 8 5 2 Â· 8 5 4 3 + 7 5 2 SOUTH 4 A K 9 4 V A K 3 4 K J 1 0 * A 8 6 Believe It or Naif THIS 15 A PUBLIC PUW6ROUNP, AND I'VE COME HCRE TO ENJOy MYSELF! SOFTLY, AND A BEA6LEI JUST WHERE DO Â·K THINK WRE 21-YEAR-OLD EMRO/EE OF TOE SANfX TE RAILWAY IS THE FIRST UOMAM ; THE AGRICULTURAL SCHOOL. IN LWIBORS. GERMAWV, TO TEACH THE GROWING OF EXOTIC FRUITS, iS LOCATED ON THE TERRfiCES THE RUINS OF AN RUDOLPH ROBERT VlNCEhfT EGBERT PAUL/LUNCH IS Â· READY? CDULONT SOU NAiWE ME JUST * BUB" Of? "BOTCH"-? JOHN TfKWS HENRV MARVIN HAROLD STEVEN QU1NCV Sa**aÂ«ttÂ£--| SEEKING WATER ID THE DESERT, DIGS -3 IIIll^ FRANCES DRAKE Your Horoscope HE'S STEftLIHG THE TREASURE.' IT-MUST B .. BUBBA! 1 tv? IfiBbERlS IOWBRS ANP A FIGURE APPEARS; CHEST is X IWBRE0 THRU WTCAP DOOR. CORPIO (Oct. 24 to Nov. 22) Sudden changes of plan or un- Look in the section in which your birthday comes and find hat your outlook is, according cu into difficulties if you are to the stars. FOR FHL, AUG. 9 . ARIES (Mar. 21 to Apr. 20) Give careful thought Â· before not careful. Lean toward the oractical rather than the theo etical. '. AGITTARIUS (Nov. 23 to Dec. make can have effects. Don't let Expand in undertakings going im m e d i a t e gain supersede ine organizational ability-. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. TAURUS (Apr. 21. to May 21) A spirited day in part, taxing during some moments. But Jien, .Taureans know how to benefit by advantages and hurdle Ihe .obstacles -- often in Ihe most unexpected ways. VM6ANUK 1HOK WHO HANPtg WePflSSSWITH m 0UT HIS COMfttNY USEP TO- 6 THE KINO ANV Â«6C3-euCOuÂ£ . RESIST A BIS SCOOP WCHOMN.lt ICE CREAM PftfW IN ftZONT 0? YO' SCHNOZ evew PAY? If you have a tight schedule, it will be especially important to remain calm. And do app r a i s e situations carefully before acting. Business.matters GEMINI (May 22 to June 21) need extra vigilance. for you who look, and .look again, and take small ones AQUARIUS (Jan. 21 to Feb. 19) Step up activities to meet they come first -- not waiting alxvays for big ones. overtime. The' extra try will be CANCER (June 22 PISCES (Feb. 20 to Mar. 20) your, powers or. authority may be challenged. Here your quick thinking, new trends indicated. You may not like them all immediately, and general good judgment wil be needed. but many are belter than they appear at a glance. Study everything 'carefully. WHAT DID HE GIT? TWO PER TH 1 PRICE OF owe TH* PARSON SHORE WUZ IN A QUflWDfcyflBOUTSPENPIW'TH 1 BflZflfiR MONEV- HE DIDN'T KNOW WHUTHERTO SUVA NEW CHURCH LEO (July 24 to Aug. 23) You don't need to look afai for. best returns. They .will com endowed with many fine traits from within your surroundings a n d , perhaps rough some "unlikely" per ns. A good day! RGO (Aug. 24 to ScpL23) which can 'lead : to a most successful Mfe -- notably, a magnetic personality, outstanding integrity, sound sense and the ability to - put good ideas flTflPE RECORDER the top. You can add Ihe Mixed influences. Be careful n't press loo forcibly for-whal unique ' enterprises with ")u want when a few well cho n words will do the trick, that enthuses all about you. You have extraordinary sales ability with a flair for the drama- IBRA (Sept. 24 to Oct. 23) tic,, could succeed, as. an enter- Direct action can be effective you have accurate infor- trial lawyer. Birth- mation. Otherwise, etour that means D NOW, FOLKS ) '! DA LOVEBIRD D HER FAMOUS i -- [Â·RICH FiATHERS//) Â·' - - ' : ~--^ / PERHAPS A BIT OP GAIETY ) I WILL. TAKE MY FEVERISH Â·*" MIND OFF THE ONE SUBJECT THAT THREATENS TO DRWE ME MAD I' Izaak Walton, sports- Crossword By Eugene Sbeffer 10 Arabian seaport 11 Necessity IB Speak 20 Hickory, etal. 21 Radio . amateurs 22 Medley 2S Secular 24 Of the Salian Franks 25 Moderate 27 Discharge 28 First-rate 29 Digits 31 Indian garment 34 Clean again 35 Conduct 37 Title of respect 38 Haircuts 39 Concept 40 Obtains 41 U.S. artist 44 By way of 45 Johovah 46 Unit of work tl Percieve 37 Gratifies 38 Important person (colloq.) 41 Relative 42 Greek theaters 43 Finds the DOWN 1 Weaken 2 Past 3 Mongrel 4 Kitchen utensil 5 European coal-mining region 6 Blackbird 7 Founder of Detroit 8 Rapid speech 9 Italian ACROSS IBag 5 Indian S Design 12 Chills and fever 13 Literary collection 14 Assistant 15 Egyptian city 17 Woody plant 18 Sailor 19 Purpose 21 Christmas decoration. 24 Swing around 25 Wings '26 Abuse 30 Roman 1002 31 Companion of Paul 32 Rural sound 33 Of a Grecian mean 48 Wagers 49 Metal 50 Pierce 51 Ornamental ribbon 52 Erode 53 Kim owe COMJKJS UP i tit, HAVE THE USUAU MARVIN) Avg. solution time: 22 min. I XCANTPECfDS ( IF IT'S I CALUK BACK: \ TO CHÂ£\V HlM \ OUT 2^ *A"COMPANY,. S PVT. BAIL6V vL 5P ^Â·^S cm, SORK/. WANTS? "P" sage 35 Excavate 36 Actor Blore Answer 'to yesterday 9 ! puzzle. BUT;OF COURSE, YOU REALIZE THAT'S JUST AM PAGWOOD, * WAY I SORROW Yr TEN DOLLARS, PLEASE? 0 Â· Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Thura., Aug. , 1974 rftVETTEVILI.E, ARKANSAS imiiiiiiiwwiiiip^^ LESTER L COLEMAN, M. D. Pigeon-Breast Surgery Safe And Satisfying nniniiniiiiiiiiiiniyniiiiiiuiniiiiniinnuiiiiiiNiiiiffliinuiiinraiiiiniinnaii^^ xlremely safe and the result! re gratifying. ' ; ! ' I can't believe it;'One of our riends insists thai there is a cat-cry" disease which is in- leiited. She always seems to orhe up with tliese .wild ideas boul medicine. Please set her traight. ' . ' Â· Â· . ' ' . , . Miss A.R., Fla. Dear Miss R.: . Your friend does indeed hays knowledge about a rare, but F ery definite disorder called the 'cat-cry syndrome." CHILD'S CAT-CRY , Because of some strange chromosomal defect a newborn child cries with a high-pitched, kitten-like sound. The cry sounds exactly like a mswing kitten. ' ' V There are a number of other h'lli characteristics- associated with this genetic defect which, fortunately, is not.:a frequent aftermath of pregnancy. Speaking of your health, memory 'cannot, always.be trusted to recall illnesses and.commun- icable diseases as they occurred in families. It is wise to keep some health record of every member of the family. This becomes vital when giving a complete medical history to a doe- tor. BECKER On Contract Bridge (Top Record Holder to Masters' Individual Championship Play) EAST * J 1 0 6 3 4 9 7 6 2 + J 9 4 3 West Pass Pass Pass Pass lead North 3* 4 NT 5 NT T N T East Pass Pass Pass queen ol brain is surely one 'of the most marvelous in the world. IT function the install and ceases onl; playing a grand North was undul 'when he drove th hand all the way, but his op timism would have paid off wel had south contributed his fai nd reasonable share to ' tha lay. Â· . Â· Â· - . ' - . West led the queen of'hearts nd it did not take- Soulh long 3 accomplish his own'.destruc- ion. He won the heart-.with, tha ing and led the ace-of spades, Vest showing out. There was ow nothing South could do,,but oncede down one after yielding spade trick to East. . : . Tire 4-0 spade d i v i s i o n . w a s ertainly unlucky but, even, so, south should . have ' made the jrand.slam. Instead of rushing ahead as he did' at : trick two, ie should have paused to consider the only possible danger in he hand -- namely, that tha spades might be divided 4 : 0: Had lie' d o n'e so, he would lave come to the inevitable conclusion ' t h a t " the "Â· contract' could not be. made, if West ; had the J-10-6-3, bul thai it could be made if East had the J-10-6-3. IF East had the J-10-6-3.- Accordingly, he would h a v e }Iayed a low spade to the qnecm at trick two and, with West showing out, a low.'spade back at trick three. East's, J40-S would have succumbed to Ilia A-K-9 wilh this 1 form of attack, and South would have.made the grand slam by scoring five spades, two hearts, .three diamonds and three clubs! Â· This wou'd have brought him a plus of 2,420 .points , instead of a minus of 100 points, and would surely have made thÂ« trip into the stratosphere well worth while: PONYTAIL "Guess what, Daddy, I cleaned up my room without anyone tellimg me to!... I think that's worth at least a dollar, don't you?" SAVINGS GALORE! Smart shoppers first check the hundreds of advertised values that appear daily in this newspaper. . . .and save a big bundle on food, clothing, cars, everything! NORTHWEST ARKANSAS TIMES Delivered to your door seven days a week for less than 11Â£ a day!