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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 6, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 'Recycling9 suggested December 1973 THE LETHBRIDQE HERALD-11 It's a gas A year Lisa Bfollo was born in sub-freezing temperatures at a New gasoline station. Don working near the rushed to help Fred Biollo deliver the couple's baby inside the car. On Wednesday they got together again to celebrate Lisa's birthday. She promptly stuck both feet in the cake. By CY FOX BRUSSELS A' greater use of waste mate- rials to produce new stocks of paper has been urged in Bel- a country which lags behind other member states of the European Common Market in this respect despite sharing similar problems of paper supply. The Belgians recently heard some cautionary words on pa- per supplies from Edmond a specialist on in- dustrial affairs at the Com- mon Market's headquarters here. of the exploitation of reserves in Scandi- navia for the most part has reached its Fassotte said. the the sources we can envisage are Eastern Africa and South America. these the re- serves are enormous but still they must be exploited eco- according to isn't foreseeable in the decade ahead to an extent likely to meet the growth in our de- Eassotte made his remarks at a round-table discussion in Brussels on the oi waste paper. Greater use of waste paper urged He said of the 28 mil- lion tons of paper consumed in 1970 by the nine current members of the Common production deriving from their own forests repre- sented only 18.4 per cent of the total. Another 19.6 per cent was based on the recycling of old paper. But the proportion of Bel- gian consumption drawn from this source was no more than 14 per cent in 1970. The oil crisis and last sum- mer's spectacular distortions of the world grain market by soaring prices have made Eu- ropeans jittery about their supplies of raw materials. In the paper field. Britain has been particularly affected by newsprint shortages. The predictable hope of West Europeans is to see themselves becoming some- what less dependent on over- seas suppliers of raw mate- rials. For this reason and also be- cause of worry about pollu- the maximum use of re- cycled waste paper is called for by some viewed more skeptically by in- dustry and other sources. It is for that recycling of waste paper has definite limitations. Even the economical Japa- nese are unable to recover more than 35 per cent of their used paper for recycling. Yet the pressures for taking fullest advantage of waste pa- per are great. The comparatively small use made of this source in Belgium results from the na- ture of the paper industry here. The Belgian industry is highly specialized and concen- trates on quality papers that require fresh pulp. But rising paper costs are forcing even the Belgians to think again about the benefits of recycling. In officials super- vising city garbage collection have begun local experiments SITTERS SEEK RAlSt PORT Ont. Parents here may soon be paying more for baby sitters. Mary a 15-year-old high school is one of the organizers behind a move to increase baby-sitting charges to 75 cents from 50 cents an hour. About 50 both boys and are in- volved. Mary also said that an hour was not unreasonable after midnight. she has no intention of forming a union she said. in separating possible re-us- able waste paper from other forms of municipal refuse as the first step towards recycl- ing. The results apparently in- dicated that such operations can be profitable for the city authorities who can sell the paper back to industry. 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Ask a taxi driver to show you the city and he will take you to the site of the since torn where gangsters were murdered by a rival mob in the St. Valentine's Day mas- sacre of and to the Bio- graph still outside which gangster John Dillinger died in a hail of bul- lets fired by FBI agents. During the 13 years of pro- hibition customers were never short of a drink provided they could pay the price and were not too particular what they drank. When prohibition writer H. L. Mencken raised a glass of water and an- first for 13 Prohibition came into force Jan. following ratifi- cation of the 18th amendment to the U.S. which The or transportation of in- toxicating liquors the importation thereof or exportation thereof from the United and all terri- tory subject to the jurisdiction for beverage pur- poses is hereby drunken England or France or Germany cannot compete with a sober United declared Perley head of the prohibi- tionist Anti-Saloon League. 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