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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 17, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta FINAL EDITION WeatKer Afterte CLOUDT, SHOWEM VOL. 132. LETHBKIDGE, ALBERTA, FRIDAY, MAY 16 PAGES GOVERNMENT SEIZES U.S. RAILROADS Higher Milk Prices Seen Removal of Consumer Sub- j sidy Will Boost Price 1 2-Cents Qt. OTTAWA. May Milk prices to consumers -in most instances" will be tiro cents a quart higher owing to the government's decision to re- j move the consumer subsidy on fluid milk June 1. R. C. Smellie, 1 president of the National Dairy Council of Canada, said in a statement Thursday. Mr. Smeilie said removal of the subsidy announc- ed in the commons yesterday by Agriculture Minister Gardiner might be misleading: to consum- ers because "most consumers are unaware that they ever re- ceived this direct bonus." He added the subsidy, paid to the industry lo keep down the cost of living since milk pro- duction costs rose several years ago, cost the government about annually. 13 CENTS IN ONTARIO TORONTO, May of the federal government in end- j ins the two cents ner quart sub- j sidy on fluid milk June 1 means that the price of milk in Toronto i will automatically oe increased by two cents to 13 cents a quarr. Charles Meek, chairman of the Ontario milk control board, said at London. Ont., that the stoppage of the federal subsidy automatically puts the nrice up to 13 cents, but that 13 cents "actually has been the legal price all along." In Ontario, while the legal price is 13 cents at Toronto it is 13 cents in northern Ontario, and 12 cents in the rest the province. Penton Mclnivre, president of the Whole Milk Producers League of Ontario, said the announcement of Agriculture Minister Gardiner at Ottawa means the consumer Trill pay more for his milk. COAST REACTION VANCOUVER, May price of milk in British Columbia ciimb two cents a quart on June 1, members of the Milk Dis- tributors Association said today. Price of milk now selling for 10 and 12 cents a quart will use to 12 and 14 cents as consumers are call-, ed-upon to absorb the two cents previously paid by the federal gov- ernment. British Columbia Is -without a milk board, so distributors say they will automatically put prices board ceiling: rjrices into effect. PRICE BOOST JUNE 1 EDMONTON, Mav of milk in Alberta will increase two cents to the consumer from 10 to 12 cents a quart June I when the two-cent federal subsidy is with- drawn, A. T. Neale, chairman of the Alberta milk board, said today. The price of chocolate milk also will in- crease two cents but the price of will remain unchanged. Milk companies will not benefit DV the increased price. They have been receiving 12 cents all along but from June 1 it will mean they will collect all of the 12 cents from the consumer instead of 10 cents from the consumer and a two cents a quart from, the federal govern- ment. TO DISCUSS CHANGES TORONTO. May meetings are to be held by tnilfc pro- ducers to discuss the change in rnilk subsidies announced last night, Harry Scott of Norwich. Out- presi- dent of the Ontario Concentrated HIGHER MILK (Continued on Page Two.) To jo Fight To Escape Trial Fails In Tokyo TOKYO, May If) legal fight by Ex-Premier Ilideki Tojo and 27 other former lenders of Japan to escape trial as accused war criminals failed completely today. In a five-minute session, the international military tribunal for the Far East dismissed all defence motions attacking juris- diction of the court and seeking dismissal of the indictment ac- cusing prisoners of promoting war. The trial is scheduled to start June 3. Pothole Coulee Dam Site J Truman Signs Order To Prevent Walkout Big Four To Meet June 15 Deadlocked Bv FLORA LEWIS. PARIS. May deadlocked Big Four foreign ministers prepared today for a. month's recess, with British and American delegates ex- pressing confidence that their differences with Russia would be bridged when the confer- ence reconvenes June 15. Before departing, State Secre- tary Byrnes and Foreign Secre- tary Bevin expressed conviction that, despite the failure to draft any major treaties at the cur- rent conference, greater pro- gress would be made at the next meeting, American sources said Mr. attitude was based on progress made on such questions as Italian reparations, colonies and Balkan frontiers. They said these advances should assure the calling of a 21-nation peace conference, even if the next meeting of foreign ministers should adjourn without total agreement on peace treaties. STUMBLING BLOCK American officials said the city of Trieste, key to the Italian peace treaty, had become a symbol of whether the next conference would succeed or fail. -At the cast conference the United States insisted Trieste remain Italian; the Russians were as in- sistent that the important Adriatic port be ceded to Yugoslavia. Britain and France, which originally sup- ported the United States, were re- ported willing to compromise by declaring Trieste an international city. The American informants said previous experience with Russia lead them to hope that by next month Moscow would be willing to yield or compromise. Britain and" the United States are expected to try through diplomatic channels to swing Russia around on the Trieste question, as well as on BIG FOUR (Continued on Page Two.) is .being built to form a reservoir an capacity of .15.200 acre- feet of water for1 irrigation districts south and east of Lethbridge, Later, when the St. Mary river dam is built, the reservoir will serve the purpose of carrying the main flow of water from the St. Mary river reservoir eastward across the coulee. The heavy lines show "the approximate size of the dam, which will be SCO feet long and 25 feet wide on top. On the bed of the creek the dam Tjelng- favaredJbj .the hUl protruding into the canyon from the left. The base of-the cam will be 730 feet tfeick- Eeing built fire miles south of Sfagrath, which can be seen from the dam site, the rolled earth fill "wfll require yards of dirt and yards of gravel "and rock. Heavy power machinery is already at work, constructing access roads and ex- cavating the foundation. Hopes are to have the dam completed next fall. Fhow; Herald Engraving. Armed Bandits Get In 8.C. Bank Theft BURXABY. B.C., May nai "Woodworkers of cnca there no deicJjpments ts report o': the work stoppage called by the union in protest ssainst failure fo i obtain a. satisfactory worKin-; i i ASKS REFERENDUM The Stuart statement, declaring ber psncn. Edmonton sets most of its better class Snishing materials from Brit- ish Columbia and the stoppage of them as a result of the strike is ex- pected :o have a serious eSect on the :rade. It was believed that smaller builders throughout the prairie orovinces soon would leel the lum- CONSTRUCTION (Continued on Page Two.) GIRL ARRESTED IX MUSSOLINI BODY SNATCH j MILAN. May police have arrested a sir! named Piera in connection with the snatchinc: of the body of Mussolini from its secret grave. She was sec- retary to Vicenzo Costa, the last fascist federal secretary in Milan. Information obtained from her is. stated to have led to the identifica- tion of all who played a leading part in the body snatching. NEWSPAPER! NEWS BULLETINS SEES POSSIBLE DROP IN MILK CONSUMPTION EDMONTON. May two-cCnt increase in con- sumer prices of fluid milk as a result of the federal subsidy cut aff June 1 will probably be reflected in a drop of milk consumption. D. H McCallum. Alberta commissioner, said today. CUBAN REVOLUTIONARY COUP FRUSTRATED HAVANA. Cuba. May Genovevo Perez, chief of the Cuban army, said a small "revolutionary headed by an army -jroup -with civilian connections" was frustrated in an attempt lo seize army headquarters at Camp Columbia earlj to- day. Earlier unofficial reports said several persons were killed and wounded in the heavy shooting. U.S. NEWSPAPERS TIGHTEN NEWSPRINT BELTS SEATTLE. May as far east as Okla- homa started lightening their newsprint belts today in preparation for the possible spread ef the from British Columbia into five pme and fir producing states where they control the entire wood pulp industry. International Woodworkers of America officials at Portland, Ore., 5tartud counting results of a strike vole conducted the past three weeks among the members of the union in IVashinston. Oregon. Montana, north Idaho and northern California. TRANS-CANADA CAR BOUND FOR LETHBRIDGE MEDICINE HAT, Alia., May Briif. R. A. MacFarianc and Ken MacGHSivraj. who left Louisburg, N.S, early in May. on a. trip across Canada to Victoria to claim the X E. Todd gold medal award for the first trans-Canada automobile trip, passed Ihronsh Medicine Hat today bound for LethbridgC. They expect to reach the coast Sunday. SUr FIELD CA.MP PERMANENT ESTABLISHMENT CALGARY. >Ia> famous Canadian regiments. Lord Stratbcona's Horse (R.C.) and the 2nd Battalion. Princess Patricia's Can' iian Infantry, will be stationed at Carrie Bar- racks as part of the Canadian permanent force establishment, it -was learned today. At the same time it was lesnicd that the Snffield camp, between Medicine Hat and Brooks, Is also to be a permanent establishment. HEAR P.C. APPEAL ON JAPS DEPORTATION IN JULY VICTORIA, May to the privy council against the orders-in-council concerning deportation of Japanese front Canada will be heard at the July sittings of the court, Attorney- general Gordon Wismer was informed, today. iWSPAPfc.RI ;