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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 10, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta S6THE irtHBRIDGE HERALD March 1971 Laid outlines blueprint to prevent war MELVIX LAIRD B KALPH HARRIS WASHINGTON Reuler Defence Secretary Melvin Laird has outlined a strategic blueprint to p r e v e n t ar by rallying the strength of al lies and maintaining an ade quate but restrained nuclear de terrent against the Soviet Union and Laird told the armed services committee of the House of Rep resentatives Tuesday that the administration has de cided to go ahead with only a limited expansion of its Safe guard antiballistic missile sys tem as a sign of its restraint and desire to scale down the nu clear arms But he said that President I test cok place over several Nixon is keeping all his options open in the event that there is no agreement in the strategic arms limitation talks with the Russians or if the Chinese de velop a nuclear threat against American In his annual defence posture Laird expressed con tinuing concern over Souet rocket development and Chinas growing capability to build and deploy intercontinental ballistic missiles by the He said China might have tested an ICBM over a reduced range last and defence of ficials reported privately that there are indications that the SPELLS OIT POLICY Lairds expanding the Nixon Doctrine of reducing the role as world police man while uiduig isolationism which could tempt gave three broad criteria on which American security plan ning throughout the world is United States will pre serve a sufficient siategic nu clear capability as the corner stone of the nonCommunist worlds nuclear of nonCom munist forces in the NATO area and elsewhere that are effective on its nuclear arsenal to deter anv Chinese nuclear and strong enough to minimize i meet its commitments in Asia the likelihood of requiring after it itjsengages full horn use of nuclear weapons if liei the Vietnam and will rely terrence should American military aid program adequate to buildup But he stressed that there is a the conventional strength of i ncei for the Asians themselves allies and which will eni 0 strengthen their convention courage security arrangements j ai forces to defend themsehes among Laird said that while the will remain involved in world tficle it expects that al lies and friends will provide more of the means and the will to deter local wars and to de fend themselves against WILL STAY IN ASIA Laird pledged that the will maintain adequate forces to EM W from Give em one of these Safety hasnt been forgotten either1 Giant Ride em Tractor Ride em Duck Realisfic tractor with trailer Sookup mode Bright yellow plastic with big disc wheels from colourful polyethylene Steel r i SAVE Ride em Scooter Just Say Charge Woolco Price BACH GfiP handl for Its easy to balance on this rugged plas tic scooter because of the A wheels with heavy duty Approximately 24 EACH Woolco extra Woolco Price against nonChmest1 alUitks and o force China to pause before it tin light of launching hostilities Laird made a strong appeal for Congress o override ex pected attempts to make major cuts in the million de fence budget in view of what he termed growing Russian and Chinese He officially informed Con gresb that President Nixon will seek about million in the 1972 financial year beginning July 1 for a limited expansion of the Safeguard ABM Laired also expressed worry over the expanding Russian bal listicmissile submarine which he called the fastest growing element of the nuclear threat to the cr ins nv lot Back wide seat end ca Q 18 Budget Tricycle rn t bnqht red Wooko Prices Etch 1886 EACH Each 11 EACH Jetliner Deluxe Wagon waqon itn rr inferred cj Rubber ar idc panfh nna baied i n T c I n i on c i o i o n d v Size 38 Reg 4 p QQ Folds easily for transportation with adjustable ha and Feotures training front hand chromed fenders and chain 12 with loot baJ EACH Open Monday ond Tuesday 9 o m to 6 p n Wednesday 9 o m to 1 p Thursday id Fndoy to 9 Saturday 9 o m to 6 p in Mail flows again LOJJDON AP tele giam and telephone links be tween Britain and oiher coun ties were repoited nearly nor mal today after a 47day nation wide postal workers A spokesman for the post off Ice which handles these commu said operations were moving smoothly toward restor ing full services within Britain with major now wildcat walkout that cut off letter deliveries to per sons in near Some 150 Preston mailmen walked out when postal officials refused to iestart their pay from 9 the hour when many of the Brit ish postal employees returned to Postal chiefs said the Preston men clocked in at various times and would be paid from when they actually resumed The post office has lifted its on incoming foreign A backlog of 60 million jieces of foreign wice the post offices normal rotal daily begin ning to flow into the International telephone and telegram communications were restored to normal Monday The Post Office said nearly all the 11 million domestic let Bra in the pipeline when the strike began now have been de Government to cut a to university TORONTO CP University Affairs Minister John White Tuesday announced cuts in fin ancialaid programs for gradu ate studies at Ontario universi calculated to save the province more than million a 5 White said the minimum tuition fee for fulltime graduate students will be set at the same level as for undergradu an annual saving of graduate students paid a small tuition in ionic instances only or none at to use university facilities for research or post graduate Rctroactrte to Jan a uate student paid in excess of SI by a university for serv ices during anv 12month pcnod will nut lie considered a full1 lime for purposes of j provincial In the j ilicgrant cutoff was C2 the reduction will mean a avmg of M 9 million The tnlil funds for Hie Oni I nun frraduato fellowships will he riductd Foi Iho liTl72 term j to 5 million from million Air who tooi mei as minister only n uek said ho is also what j economies cm bo made in grants fm capi giants jmd m oun dcpait mcnlal A memo from his hot jiut of lis original lliftt tin new prop am would icsull in a de chno of students Kniif post studies n Vi yurd Printed Polyester Crcpc Iwi Acrylic c Poipoisrs converse in compli i M r r n of tpd and can mimic iioLcn liinguagi Open Monday and Tuesday 9 to 6 p Wednesday 9 to 1 Thursday and Friday 9 to 9 Saturday 9 to 6 ;