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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 2, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 32 THE UlHBRIDGt HERALD Wcdneidny, Auguil 1. 1972 YOUR HOROSCOPE By JEANE DIXON TIU'KSUAV. AUGUST 3 Vtiiir i r t Inlay lorlay: Idealism enters all activities this year. Friends are involv- ed iii every project, are cer- tain to complicate matters. ISrie-f rspisodes offer you n complete re education. Re- lationships nre tested. To- day's natives' example gives rise to the phrase: Character is destiny, personal charm often leads them to real wealth. AIIIICS (March 21-April Financial pressures ease off, but it's still no time for wild speculations. Appreciate your minor blessings; life is simple. TAUIU'S (April 20-Mny llely on your personal knowl- edge and, where it does not ex- tend, wait until you have checked out details before making final deals. C.K.MIM (May 21 June Comment is plentiful from all sides, some it uncom- fortable, all partly justified hy what you've been letting (people think. CANCHIl (June 21-July Morning arrangements arc susceptible to upset, later Ixwrs spread out smoothly n s you persist, hold your tongue and temper. I.KO (July 23 AuR. New projects collide with older ventures not yet finished. Com- munication of precise informa- tion is your most problem. VIHGO (Aug. 23 Sept. Annoyance over interference yc-ur nlnns !'rts you deep- er into inconvenience. Nobody comes to bat for you it's your own effort. I.IHI1A (Sept. 23 Orl. decide what is most valuable to you and concentrate on sav- ing and improving it. Side is- sues have to wait or resolve themselves SCOHI'IO (Oct. 23 Nov. A friend has something to say awl won't rest until you permit I see but don't rcrognir.e or eval- a complete statement. Listen, uate. learn, anil reform! SAGITTAIIIL'S (Xov. Taking help graciously tiHLs- agaitLst your pride, but is something yon can learn to do. You're more thumbs than fing- ers now. CAl'IllcnilN I Dee. 22 .Ian. A change of opinion baf- fles you. Stimulus for the change is something you can AOl'AHH'S (.Ian. 21) Half haked schemes arc the order of the day, your own included. Kconomies should not j. lejui you to skimp anything important. 1 PISCES (Feb. in-Mnri-h Feelings shape your deeds. I You must stand by friends anil family. Major improvements may well be reach. (1972: lly The Chicago Tiiliuno) >...S HARD FOR ME TO SAY, I JJ5TPON7 THINK W'ffi GOOP ENOUGH fOR OUR TEAM... IF WKtCKMEOfFTHe TEAM. CHARLIE BROWN, I'LL NEVER AGAIN! y PUT I'LL SURE VHIL ATVOUALOTJ! TUMBLEWEEDS-By Tom K. Ryan deficit SAY, LOTSA LUCK, I HEAR YOU SEcePEP FROM THE TRIPE AIJP ARE STARTING YOUR OWN WHAT ARE YOU NAMING- IT? Paper Andy sends a complete 20- volumc set of the Merit Stu- (ients Encyclopedia to Vir- ginia Sperry, age 8, of Cor- ona del Mar, California, lor her question: Can tbey really make paper from wood? A sturdy tree looks uolhing at all like a dainty sheet of paper. Making paper from wood seems downright Impossible. Hut a long time ago, somebody thought of a way to do it. Later Hie recipe was improved many times. Nowadays, making paper from wood is no problem at all, though it is a very big job. Paper mills need lots of run- ning water, sacks of chemicals and huge'piles of lumber. They also need mighty machines to do the heavy work and fur- naces to cook the soupy mix- lures. Wood is made of lough, stringy fibers. To make paper, these fibers arc chopped into tiny-tiny pieces and matted to- gether, AVater and chemicals arc added to make the mixture soft and white. Then the soupy .stuff is squeezed in thin layers. When it dries, tiie bits of wood fiber hold the material togeth- er in smooth, sheets. In fe'.v a paper mil] can turn a huge pile of tree trunks into tons of everyday paper. Naturally the big job must be done step by step and all the proper ingredients must be handy. The best place for paper mill is near a forest and beside a stream. II may be a lonely spot, bnt there must be a read to bring in the needed chemicals and perhaps some of the. mighty Iree trunks. The same road is there to take the tons of finished paper to mar- ket. Most of it goes to other factories that use it to make notebooks and envelopes, tis- sues and towels and dozens of other papery items. The first step is to chop up .hose mighty tree trunks. There are buzzing saws to slice them in sections and spinning drums to peel off the hark. Other ma- cluncs work hard to chop the slices Into small chips. T h c flaky fragments are washed and dropped into a huge metal pot called a digestor. Chemi- cals and water are added and the mixture is cooked lo a soupy pulp. Most of our everyday paper is made, from this wood pulp. When it leaves Ihe digestor, the pnlp is washed and rinsed, stirred and beaten and blown through screens, 'lliese opera liens remove the gritty bits and fluff up the fibres. Then it goes to a mixing box to get ready for the driers a n d rollers. thin layer of moist, pulp spreads onto a long moving bell which guides it through the roll- ers. And way down the line, otii comes a never ending strip o: finished paper. It is flat and dry enough to wind in huge rolls. can make paper from all sorts of other materials and some is better than the kind made from wood pulp. Paper made from rags lasts for years anil years. Paper with cotton threads is extra strong. But these papers are expensive. Our everyday papers of wood pulp arc cheaper, but forests must be cut down to them. We can save some of the trees by recycling our used papers. Per- haps you know a center they collect bundles of used paper. Some mills use them in- stead of fresh wood chips to make recycled paper, which is as good as brand new. Questions cnnrtioD ol Herald readers should be mailed to Ask Andy, P.O. Box v'65, Huntington Beacfo, California (Copyright Chronicle Publishing Co. 1372) OTTAWA (Special) I n pile of greater public support, Unitarian Service Commil- ec went tehind in Its operations for the year ending April 30. The Bangladesh mergency and other unusually arge commitments end appeals caused the deficit. The anditel statement, issu- ed here this week, showed rec- ord revenue of made ip mostly of from pub- ic contributions, in do- nated clotliing, in grants from governments and in bequests. (Readers of The Lcthbridge lerald last Christmas donated i record to the USC, compared with the year lefore.) The clothing is valued at pound up to 1970, pound since then. In the atidited statement there is a contra Item of for clothing distributed abroad. Food and other supplies the amount of were distributed tion costs abroad. the Distribu- food and clothing were Total administration costs were made up of 000 in salaries and employee >enefits, in rent. office expenses, in travel ar.d in publicity. Dr. Lotta llilschinanova, ex- ecutive director, returned re- cently from her 2Clh annual survey of USC projecl.s, visit- ing 12 countries on three conii- nenls, and travelling more than miles during the 1-17-day trip. In a letter to contributors she slates: "Everywhere I was re- ceived with open arms as the representative of a n agency which is deeply trusted and respected for its strictly norv dcnominalional, non political, non racial principles. I am happy to assure you that the depth and usefulness of our projects have reached new heights, Itt close co-operation with our indigenous partner agencies. "Preparations for our phase- out from India in 1975 from Korea probably in 197R arc con- tinuing. It is a basic XJSC prin- ciple thai we turn over well- running projects to local leader I ship when the time is right. There is no doubt that t h e USC has created many new links of friendship for Canada in far-away places." BLONDIE-By Chic Young I YOU PROMISED I I TO PLJT THH-SCREeK SACK UP> TO PAY, YOU SO LOMO IF t VO-.J STAHtr RIGHT AWAY '5T WHO PO VXXI V THINK YOU'RE, TALKING TO? i BEETLE BAILEY-Dy Mort Walker Lives with ghosts LI'L ABNER-By Al Capp v miners GOREN ON BRIDGE 11Y C11ABLES n. COHEN BJ Iha Ckluia 'Neither vulnerable. SoutJj flcalj. NORTH A K2 V JO 613 J OQ1D85 2 EAST A q IT i A 103 V 7 nine points in, support of hearts nnrl wiUi five trumps, hi wss well within himself in to three hearU. ThH r.n invitation which promptly acceplM on to four hearts. opened the jack of was covered NorUi's queen, East's king declarer's The aco Iicarls wa.i cashed to test frumps. A led to th" king a Email ono rcturMd to itH3 A (MM Bpato was rutfcxJ la dmnaiy and overruffed by East with the jack of hearts. The latter returned a fmall club which West overtook with the eight to lead a fourth spade. North trumped with the ten of hearts, tut East topped Ihia with the queen to the defensive book and they could not be prevented from scoring the setting trick sub- sequently In diamonds. North criticized hu part- ner for not drawing a second -round of heart? before to lo ruff out the spades, however East can counter Ous play hy refusing to over- ruff dummy on the third round of spades. If he mere- ly wails until dummy exits with, cither a dlatnorid or a club, he can get in. to draw a Ihird round of (trumps. This leaves North -with only onn trump and tho South can subsequently ruff out a sec- ond spade to establish that. suit, he must now lose two clubs iricte on the deal vdiich along with, one dia- mond and one heart, spells a one triclc setback. The solution to problem was In dnmrny lo car': tils club lorxjrs. All he U ono (liamond, one .spadrj ot-J an ovcirulf In spades. ERA.I.ORNE, B.C. fCP) Isaac Dick, fi7, is one of Ihe residents still living in this ghost town, 70 miles northwest of Lillooct in British Columbia's southern interior. He lives with the ghost of burly miners who brought out more than SIM million in gold between 1932 and the close of the last shaft in the fall of 1D7I and the memories of the wives and children used lo oc- cupy the homes now stand deserted and derelict. Old Isaac used to a miner himself until illness forced him into a watchman's job. He's still watching, although he doesn't really know what. "They keen tellin" us things are going to happea here hut nothing ever he said as ho stood outside one of the fev; homes still occupied. Bralorne Inwnsitc has been bought lock, stock and barrel by the three Whitlinj; brothers of Vancouver. They plan to bring it back to life again as n com- munity where the retired can eke out their pensions with part-time jobs. Isaac, who has lived here sinco doesn't think much of the idcj. j houses vrere huilt in 1535 and only fit for the torch. It (jot to 30 below last winer and it i is common for the temperature to slay month." zero for He said people would tmrn "M I to 16 cords of wood a year when they lived here." NEED COVKHNMEXT OK No, Isaac doesn't believe Ihi.s is any place fo oldtimers '.'.'ho have retired from jobs and life in the city. "It is 70 miles to Lilloocl 'the nearest town) and I've known us to be out of supplies because the road has been cut." John VYhitting said in his Van- couver office that plans for building a new community in Bralcme still arc in the financ- ing stage. "We have had several eople interested and some of them are going up there lo look at ho said. "We have had several people any construction up there yet because we did not know whether or not Ihe government would approve it or want it put to the torch." Because the was held as one piece of land hy the min- ing company which sold it to the Whitling brolhei-s' Marmot Enterprises, Ihe provincial gov- ernment has to give permission for sub-division so individual homes can he sold. Mr. Whitling agreed (hat the towrisite needs a lot of (o make it habitable. "It has been loft to run doun for 10 years and it is going to take time and a lot of work to rejuvenate he said. OR WOULD YOU RATHER I COME DOWM.'.' ARCHIE-By Bob Montana POP, DOYCO WHERE UNCLE I CAN etrf 'EM.' weu... YOU FIND ME JUG. AREN'T QUAHO6S WHEN AKE YOU GOING TO SOME QUAKOG OF YOUR. I ClAMSi DELICIOUS CHOWDER? HI AND LOIS-By Dik Browns WDP readies chest for early election CALGARY (CP) The New Democratic party is preparing for an early election call in Altxirta, leader c.rnnl Nollcy says. He told a news conference Ihe party has made plans to put together a election war chest in anticipation of a fall 1973 or spring 1S74 election. Mr. Notley, his parly's only representative in Ihe seat legislature, said tho fund may small compared with parties hut it is five tbo rirriDuut sprint by the o.i lie: campaign. ;j rail In Ihr: polls If ;j rail to Ihr: polls was ni.-ulf Ijy Ihe nli'. e g o v e r nrrtent, L-I.-I August, it would mean I'K'iiiirT I'r'K't1 herd's parly v.fiiilrl its v.illi inrmlhs to years tr'ft in Hie normal four- ye-'rr tr-rin. A major factor, Mr. Notlc.y said, will lie the. need In im- a general sales lax within thf- next three years. He adderl Hie drrisinn lo raise an extra 570 million a year from the province's industry means "a sales tax Is just around the corner." "Tho government ran move through one or two without changing Ihe lax stmr ture. "I doubt wo rnn longer arid my gm1- Toric-s will call an election lo destroy the opposition anrl sof- ten up Ihe olectoratri for a sales lax." rtrcncs ror. rs in lional lottery rnsl 23 rr-nt.s anrl I lie grand is SHORT RIDS-By Frank O'Noal THE JESTER MLCT HAVE SJEW-lVBLP THE KING A FUNtW I HAVE A TENDENCY TO SLEEP ON THE JOB AMP AM UNABLE TO CURB AM IMPULSE TO TALK BACK TO THE BOSS! ARE YOUR QUALIFICATIONS? SET IH THERE AM' ASK PER A JO3, LIKE YA PROMISED, 'TJG THE MOME WT OF TRUTH! ;