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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 26, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta - TH1 lETHMIDOf HIRAID - Friday, February 76, 1971 Wheat board delivery quota policy modified WINNIPEG (CP) - The Canadian Wheat Board has modified its delivery quota policy and Assistant Chief Commissioner G. N. Vogel says it will have the effect of making the farmer "more of a free agent." A pamphlet outlining q uo t a policies for the 1971-72 crop year, which begins Aug. 1, will be mailed to wheat board's more than 200,000 permit book holders. The modifications in the quota policies won't greatly alter the general framework of the quota system. The board will continue to authorize quotas for specific grains and if necessary, grades of grain. The board will implement a system of non - cumula t i v e quotas for wheat, barley and oats. This non - cumulative system is designed to encourage producers to make their deliveries of grain on a regular basis. At a press conference today, Mr. Vogel explained that the non - cumulative system would be authorized for specific periods of time and that producers wishing to fill their quota would have to do so in the period that the quota is in effect. The wheat board is also revamping the assignable acreage system. As at the present, general delivery quotas in the next crop year will be based on a producer's acreage assignment but a new formula will be used to determine the assignable acreage base. The new formula is being used because the federal government is not continuing its LIFT program this year. A producer's assignable acres now will be determined by totalling all land seeded to the six quota grains in 1971, all land that is summerfallowed in a producer's 1971 crop program, all land seeded or planted to miscellaneous crops, and land actually seeded to perennial forage up to a maximum of one-third of the total land in summer-fallow. Mr. Vogel explained that the new quota policies will give grain producers complete freedom in the distribution of their assignable acres among the va-riocs grains. A producer will be able, if he wishes, to assign all his assignable acres to one kind of grain. Under the present policy the producer's acreage assignment to barley, oats, rye, soft white spring wheat, rapeseed and flax had to include the land he had actually seeded to these crops. The new system will allow the grain farmer to assign any number of his assignable acres to the delivery of a particular grain. Mr. Vogel said the policy modifications were aimed at making the quota system more market - orientated. The board also announced new delivery provisions for grains to specialty markets. These provisions, covering the delivery of selected barley and oats, delivery of rye to distilleries and flax and rape-seed to crushing plants, are designed to eliminate inequities in the present distribution system. In the past, producers were provided with extra delivery privileges for selected oats and barley to ensure that the special requirements of the market for these grains could be met. At the same time, supplementary and advance quotas were used to provide local distilleries and oilseed crushers with adequate supplies of rye, rapeseed and flaxseed. The new provisions wilP require the producer wishing to take advantage of specialty markets to make separate acreage assignments' to the delivery of these grains. The number of bushels that can be delivered for each acre that has been assigned to the grain is SO bushels per assigned acre for selected oats, 25 bushels per assigned acre for rye to distilleries, SO bushels per assigned acre of rapeseed for crushing plants and 15 bushels per assigned acre for flaxseed for crushing plants. Producers who have assigned acreage to the delivery of grain to a specialty market will not lose the quota base if they are unable to take advantage of this delivery opportunity. The producer would then be able to use this acreage for delivery of grains to country ele-I vators under the regular quota. Oddities in the News CARDIFF, Wales (AP) -Stewart Prosser jumped from his truck when he saw a bank being robbed, grabbed a shotgun from one robber and tripped up the other, and came back to find a parking ticket on his truck. A judge awarded the 61-year-old truck driver �50 ($125) Tuesday for his act of "conspicuous courage." The police tore up the parking ticket with apologies. The bank robbers got 14 years STAFFORD, England (Reu-ter) - Two men carrying suitcases full of stolen property had a sinking feeling as they raced across a snow-covered lawn. What they thought was the lawn was an ice-covered swimming pool. The men whom police helped to dry off Tuesday after they got out o fthe pool, Barry Hal-stead, 25, and William Mansfield, 23, each were sentenced to 18 months for burglary in this central England town. Peter Wilson, 24, who was waiting for them in a getaway car, also got 18 months. DECLARED SUICIDES There were 14,200 declared suicides in France last year. QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Certified Denial Mechanic Capitol Furniture Blag. mm PHONE 328-7684MI EATON'S I VERS Special Adidas Rom Training Shoes Reduced Orthopaedical arch and instep support. Reinforced heel counter, rip rippled sole. Uppers are white with blue stripes. Sizes 3 to 14. Full and half sizes. Regular, each 15.98. SALE, pair ....... Sporting Goods, Lower Floor Save! Bulldog's Heavy Duty Battery Charger! Ten amp. model for 6 to 12 volt batteries. Keep your batteries fully charged. Each has a high quality selenium rectifier with automatic circuit breaker. Ammeter shows charging rate. 110-120 volt, 60 cycle, AC. ____99 Regular, each 26.95. SALE, each ....... Auto Accessories, Lower Floor Assorted Clearance Of Young Boys' Knit Shirts A fine collection of boys' knit shirts featuring long sleeve styling. Two tone colour combinations make them a popular choice. Assorted collar styling. Navy, olive, maroon. Sizes 8 to 16. Regular, each 5.00. SALE, each ....... 2 Boys' Wear, Main Floor A Little Girl's Dream Mattel Talking Barbie A most popular doll with the younger set . . . just pull the string ring and she talks ... no batteries needed. About 11%" tall, with bend-able legs real eyelashes and stylish rooted hair. Dressed in two-piece bathing suit. Bring your little girl's dreams truel Regular, each 7.98. SALE, each ...... 5 Girls' Wear, Main Floor Spring Fever Special! Shop Now For That Hat A happy springtime collection of fine straws and spring fabrics to end your hat hunting woes for the coming seasonl Select the style most becoming to you from a wide assortment of cloches, pillbox, turbans, and brim styles. Navy, white, pink, aqua, Pjg^ beige, green. SALE, each Millinery, Main Floor Great Little Prices On Junior Misses' Slims! Sporty pants for tho young at heartl A great collection that features jeans, hipsters and western pants. Slight flaws class these slims as second. Assorted washable fabrics. Sizes 9 to 13. SALE, each 4 Girls' Wear, Main Floor .69 j^yi^^.WiM IttStll wmmmi __________,,,,.,,,,,,_____,._ 40% Off White Stag Wearables A manufacturer's clearance of white stag pants, skirts, long sleeve pullovers, shells and. blouses. All made to co-ordinate nicely . . . some with stripes and tweed effects. Colours: lilac, moss, coral and gold. Sizes 12 to 18. SALE, each 8*. 23 Reduced %! T-Shirts For Your Little Girl! Designed for hard wear, these little T-shirts feature long or three quarter length sleeves and a crew neck. Stripes or plains in gold, blue, green cr burgundy. Sizes 4 to 6x. Regular, each 4.00. SALE, each ....... 2 Sportswear, Main Floor Spectacular Clearance! Sweaters In All Styles A great clearance of sweaters including vests, cardigans and pullovers. Assorted styles in wools and acrylics. Colours include beige, white, navy, red and blue. S.M.L. Regular, each 10.00 to 20.00. SALE, each .... 5 . 12 Girls' Wear, Main Floor Priced For Clearance! Little Girls' Slims . . . Taken from regular stock and reduced one-third, these littls girls' slims will clear quickly. Styled in 100% nylon for long wear. Assorted colours. Sizes 2 to 6x. Regular, each 2.98 to 6.98. SALE, each .... -| .98 �.65 Sportswear, Main Floor 25% Off Regular Stock Housecoats & Dusters! Merchandise taken from regular stock and reduced 25%. Most styles have three-quarter length sleeves, some have braid trim and self belts. Selection includes brushed arnel, orlon pile and viyella flannel. Coral, blue and green. Sizes S.M.L. Regular, each J)J .75 11.00 to 33.00. SALE, each .... Girls' Wear, Main Floor Save On A Philishave! Men's Electric Shaver Features small stationery head shaver. Has universal switch for 110 or 120 volt outlet. Flip top opening for cleaning. Cord ~ and presentation case. SALE, each .............. 13 8*. 24 Shavers, Main Floor Women's Wear, Main Floor Matchmaker's Choose Fashion Pant Toppers A great variety of pant tops is offered In this low priced assortment. Three-quarter sleeve styling with self belts. Choose from arnel, prints, double knit wools, wools and corduroys. Sizes 1? to 15. Regular, each 11.00 to 24.00. SALE, each .... Two Models Lady Schick Two Great Money Savers Choose either Lody Schick model ... Lady Petite or Crown Jewel . . . you'll find great savings on both of them. Stainless steel shaving head is self-sharpening. Gives quick smooth shaves. LADY PETITE. Reg., each 11.95. SALE, each ................ CROWN JEWEL. Reg., each 16.95. �] 4} ,49 SALE, each 9 12 7". 15 Shavers, Main Floor Sportswear, Main Floor Off! Clearance Of Little Girls' Sweaters A good saving on little girls' sweaters. Styled with long sleeves, round neck and cable stitch pattern in 100% acrylic. White or pink. Available in sizes 4 to 6x. Bargain Bonanza Buys! Great Handbag Savings Simulated leathers in dull finishes or the very new wet look. Also bright colours in velour and needlepoint designs. Styles in single or double handles. Brown shades or red, burgundy and black. Regular, each 12.00 to 15.00. SALE, each ... 7*. 9 .49 Regular, each 4.99. SALE, each ....... 3* Girls' Wear, Main Floor Save! Blouse Special! Girls' Shirt Tail Style Reduced i! Long sleeve tailored shirts with plain or buttoned down collars. While, pink or blue. Sires 7 to 14 collectively. Regular, each Ai66 4.00 to 5.00. SALE, each____ �-66 Handbags, Main Floor Save 14.96! Hi Rise Fastback 1101 Bicycle Now Hi Rise design sports long low straight lines. Small front wheel. Red line tires: front 16"x2", rear 20"x2.125. Three speed knob gear change with mechanical indicator. New safety design pedals. Twin caliper brakes. Chromium plated fenders, kickstand included. Bucket dragster saddle. 15" frame. Yellow colour. Leg reach 22" to 26". Regular, each 69.95. SALE, each ........ Girls' Wear, Main Floor Sporting Goods, Lower Floor Eaton's Anniversary Sale is drawing to a close for another year! But don't despair - don't throw out your shopping bag - turn in your charge plate - look for greener bargains! THERE'S STILL SATURDAY! Hurry in tonight or tomorrow for Super-Big specials like the ones you see below. Open tonight 'til 9; Saturday, to 5.30. New "Norvyk" Sweaters Reduced For Savings! A bulky all-wool sweater in an all over or check pattern. High neck opening trimmed with cord effect. Waistband and cuff in a narrow ribbed pattern. Blue, gold, brown, black backgrounds with assorted colourful designs. Sizes S.M.L.XL. Regular, each 32.50. SALE, each ........ 24 Men's Wear, Main Floor Special Value Bargain Men's Dressing Gowns! A handy lightweight gown for home or for the traveller. Tailored from viscose challis. Regular' cut, three pockets, self belt. Hand washable. An oil over pattern in blue, gold or wine. S.M.L.XL. Regular, each 12.95. SALE, each ......., .99 Men's Wear, Main Floor Club Style Jacket For Spring Weather Wear! A spring jacket in the popular club styling and at popular savings. Tailored from all wool melton cloth with rayon lining, snap fastenings. Knit collar and cuff. Contrasting trim on sleeves. Blue with red, green with green. Sizes 8 to 18. Reqular, each 10.98. SALE, each ........ Men's Wear, Main Floor Men's One Pant Suits! Regular Stock Reduced One trouser suit stylings in a limited size range. Suits have been taken from our regular stock and marked down. Single breasted styles in sizes 38 to 44 collectively in Regular and Tall sizing. Regular, each 89.95 to 100.00. SALE, each ............... .99 Mon's Wear, Main Floor Reduced! Jogger Shoes Styled For Men & Boys The runaway fashion favourites this season are jogging shoes. They look great and feel groat. Soft, hard wearing vinyl uppers. Sporty contrasting sodo strocese moulded rubber soles. Cushioned insoles ond arch for comfort. Men's sizes 6V2 to 11. Reg., each 6.95. SALE, each Boys' sizes, 2 to 6. Reg., each 5.95. SALE, pair .. 5 4 Shoes, Main Floor SHOP TONIGHT UNTIL 9 P.M., SATURDAY UNTIL 5:30. BUY LINE 328-8811 Clearance! Men's And Young Men's Footwear Stylish footwear for dress, casual and school wear. Slip-on style with quality calf leather upper. Moccasin toe styling with rubber heels and leather soles. Black, brown. Sizes 7 to 12 collectively. All sales final. Regular, pair 19.00. SALE, pair........ 11 Shoes, Main Floor Special! Space-Saving Metal Shelving Unit . . . All metal construction will add to life of this handy space and money saving unit. Walnut finish. Use as bookshelf or room divider. Four shelves. Overall size M AE 36x36x12". ^ M*9� SALE, each 14 Office Furniture, lower Floor Personal File Box For Home Or Office Use A compact little all metal file that may be used In your kitchen as a recipe or bill container or at your office as a neat file. Practical and convenient. Tan only. J| Mtk Letter size. Mm SALE, each ................ 4 Office Furniture, lower Floor Adjustable Dress Form Gives Much Better Fit Adjustable dress form is a must for the lady who sews her own clothes. Completely and easily adjustable. A and B bust sizes. Lightweight and easily stored. M M �* SALE, each ............. 17 Notions, lower Floor Wool Oddments Now At Low Clearance Prices Exciting values in this assortment of wool oddments. A variety of styles and weight to choose from in a wide range of colors. 1-oz. balls. SALE ... 3 <� 66" Wools, Lower Floor Special Low Price! Underwood Portable Popular Underwood 310 model features 43 keys and 86 characters. Segment shift, paragraph indention. Pica type. Complete with carrying case. SALE, each ............ 59 Typewriters, lower Floor ;