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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 31, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 38 THE UTHBKIDCf HKAIO Mdrth Program to be reached on schedule No change in armed forces cut By JOHN BEST OTTAWA CP Plans to re1 duce the regular armed forces to men appear to have survived a fresh look prompted by the Quebec kidnappings last Defence department officials say there has been no change in the program to and they are proceeding on the assump tion that the lower level will be reached around March as When the cut was announced bv former defence minister Leo I Cadieux in the forces were at a strength of Cadieuxs Don ald said following the callout of trocps last Octo ber that the plan would be re though it would not necessarilv be About troops were as signed to guard duty in Mont Quebec and Ottawa in the tense weeks after the kidnap pings of British trade envoy I James Cross and Quebec Labor Minister Pierre Laporte later murdered by his Humphrey goes into training By MICHAEL KRAFT 1 WASHINGTON Renter 1 After a twoyear rest from na tional political Senator Hu bert Humphrey is showing signs of preparing to challenge Rich ard Nixon to a new fight for the presidency next The former Democratic vice who lost out to Nixon in 1968 after failing to isolate himself from the hawkish rep utation of president has been relatively silent since returning to the Senate last But this week the Minnesota senator confirmed he is indeed training for a bid to gain the Democratic partys Whether he wins that nomin ation depends on factors outside his One is whether Sen aator Edmund Muskie of his vice presidential running mate in retains his current lead in public opinion 60 in May oldest of potential Democratic candi made his former reentry into the arena Thursday with a 21page speech urging the Nixon administration to abandon what he termed its allornothing pos Rapeseed quotas extended WINNIPEG CP The Ca nadian wheat board today an nounced that 20bushel delivery quotas on rapeseed have been extended to all Prairie ship ping The board also announcec further extensions of increasea quotas for wheat and barley The changes all were effectiv The wheat to five bushels per quota acre from has been extended to Big gar The barley increase to 30 bushels per quota acri from has been extended ti Kamsack and Biggar With the in whea there are 33 blocks on a five bushel quota and 13 on a four bushel In ther are 43 blocks on a 3Qbushe quota and five on a 20busbe In 43 blocks are on 20bushel quota and five on a 15bushel All flaxseed points are on an eightbushel all rye points are on a 12bushel quota and all soft spring wheat points are on a 15bushel tion in the strategic arms lun ation he said he is neeting regularly with foreign wlicy advisers from the pre ious He also announced he planned o make major speeches on a lumber of other includ ing the the Vietnam and the race Humphrey is clearly trying to mild bridges towards the in the Demo cratic party who scorned him in as being tied too closely to ohnsons Vietnam de private him of muchneedec campaign He said his two years as university professor in Minne sota and renewed contacts will students gave him an opportu nity to reassess his He now feels we have to re evaluate U roles in the world our our treaties our That doesn mean you shed it mean that you take a good look a iem and find out which hem are the more importan and which ones would be drawn o an end He now supports a fixed dat for withdrawal of from Vietnam and American involvement ther would have been ended had been elected He also has broken with pas policies by voting against th supersonic transport an he appears to be moving int the middle position of othe Democratic presidential con tenders Senators Muskie George McGovern of South Da Harold Hughes of Iowa and Birch Bayh of BREAKS WITH LABOR Senator Henry Jackson Washington is the only coi tender from the right wing i the In voting against the SST Humphrey broke with one his chief Georg head of the AFLCIC Political observers saw it another bid to gain suppo from more liber members of the party who gen erally opposed the plane be cause of its reported effects o the Labor leaders were report to have been encouraging Hui phrey to make a bid for tl nomination next year and was unclear what the effects his move would have on thei double whether they would find a mo attractive A decision on whether to b for thp nomination will be mac later this but Cross was set Macdonald said Canada would find it enourmously dif ficult to accept a new United Nations peacekeeping for if a call should come in the prevailing Concern has been expressed that Canada is taking serious risks in trimming its forces to lowest percapita force of any country in the Western Alliance except Iceland and given Canadas military commitments abroad ind growing instability at But defence department rarces insist the forces will re ain capable of fulfilling their though the ources concede the forces ould be stretched to the lunit ever required to discharge all ommitments at espe ally at a time of domestie say informer rundown plan will kept under continuing re Perhaps the biggest single actor dictating the fulfilment of the plan is the defence depart ments tight financial The manpower policy is inex ricably linked to a budget reeze imposed two years ago and not due to expire until March 1973 Any substantial reversal of say would re quire a lifting of the freeze and he government has given no in dication it would be prepared to lift At the same the capac ity of Canadas regular armed drees to deal with civil emer jencies is being augmented under a plan to train reserve soldiers for support Can ada has about Current strength of the regu lar armed forces is about At March it is expected to be and a year At that point the effective strength will actually be below since at any given time the establishment includes more than men on retiremen A HAPPY THREESOME Vincent StL wno will ding A right be 106 in receives a kiss from his o widower from has George during a party to celebrate her 50th wedgrandchildren and 25 great gra three a 11 INSURANCE LIABILITY BONDS AUTO FIRE ROSSITER AGENCIES ESTABLISHED 1911 tower Floor 517 4th Phone 3271541 gift SL million I wheat Tunisia TUNIS Reuter Canada agreed today to supply Tunisia with tons of wheat worth million in an accord signed here I This is in addition to the 44 080 tons already assigned to Tunisia in the current agricul tural j There are about 36 C bushels in a metric CUNNINGHAMS CENTRE VIUAGE MALL PHONE 3J88442 2 PHARMACISTS ON DUTY Moirs Pot of Gold Rownfrees Black Magic BOXED CHOCOLATES Aoln otofGold one pound box townfrees Hack Magic YOUR CHOICE B 1 77 EACH I Moulded Chocolate CHARACTERS Donald Duck Mouse WinnlethePooh J17 9 EACH at Cunninghams Moulded Chocolate RABBITS 57C EACH at Cunninghams Paas EASTER EGG COLOR KIT Panned Pastel COLOURED EGGS Yojve teen kids from 8 to 80 riding Nov it i ycur turn to cot in en th3 mr from three rugacd Hen u mcdU nf iT Jodup Tako it re pries of SugrjClcd price 25GA r only 110 j pn CT70 LMra IMS fHJp n IdCril for rougn pnco bikes to motorcycles the worlds finest Distributed by Clarke Simpkins 1506 3rd Cod and corviccd thoso 7113 d Ave Decorated Milk CHOCOLATE EGGS C EACH Moulded Chocolate RABBITS AND HENS 6 MMT C EACH SALE DAYS April 1 to 3 1971 VO5 SHAMPOO Dry 87C At Cunninghams CREST Regular TOOTHPASTE Family Size 77 At Cunninghams SOFTIQUE Foaming BATH OIL 77 AtCunninghams CHANEL 5 PERFUME 397 COLOGNE 277 At Cunninghams ARRID 9 Extra Dry DEODORANT 1 At Cunninghams LYSOL Disinfectant SPRAY 1 27 At Cunninghams ADORN HAIR SPRAY 169 1 KLEENEX TISSUES 200i 169 At Cunninahami c At Cunningham New Spring SHADES CUTEX CREME NAIL POLISH 6V At Cunninghams METAMUCIL U 2 27 At Cunninghams VASELINE Intensive CARE I17 At Cunninghams CUNNINGHAMS VICKS FORMULA 44 3 77 At Cunninghams ;