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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 23, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta FINAL EDITION WeaiKer CLCAM AKD WAJtMEB VOL, 137. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, THURSDAY, MAY 16 PAGES Negotiations Enter Third Day At Coast U.S. RAIL MEN CO ON STRIKE V -r -r -r -r-r-r -r -r-r-r -I- -T -5- .J. -Jr -i- of Settlement In B.C. Lumber Walkout Controls Clamped On Non-Rail Transport Life Membership Talks Centre on Union's Demand for Wage Increase, 40-Hour Week and Union .Justice Sloan Chairman of Negotiations VANCOUVER, May in the! nine-day old strike of 32.000 coastal lumber workers; today entered their third day under the chairmanship of] Chief Justice Gordon Sloan with no hint of any settlement' which would send them and another laborers in the interior of British Columbia back to work. Representatives of the logging and sawmill workers and the operators continued their discussions over the j union's demand for an IS-cent hourly wage increase, 40-' hour week and union security, for the coastal district] workers, while there was no sign of any progress towards! settlement of the strike by the workers in the northern i and central districts of the province. Chief Justice Sloan said last night that the "discus-j sions so far are limited to the coastal and added j that "whether they will extend to the interior is a matter on which I do not wish to express an opinion at the moment." 36.000 STILT. IDLE "When the strike started May 15, 32.000 workers in the coastal dis- trict were involved while left their jobs in the interior. Another 1.000 workers struck in the north- Happy Felines DALLAS, May IJf) Ted Mayhem's "cats will answer none but their mistress' voice and she feared they might starve while she was in California. But her husband used a hoine-rec- cordiag machine to make a re- cord of Mrs. Maybora. calling the cais. The cats" didn't miss a ineaL em district yesterday, bus union estimated that, during the the lass week about workers have gone back to their jobs, thus leaving 36.000 still idle. Meanwhile, effects of the strike aggravated the shortage of news- print and threatened loss to the province's apole croo. Growers estimated that every day the shook plants in the interior remain idle more than 100.000 containers for apples are lost to the industry "and will necessitate the shipping of fruit in bulk an unsatisfactory and highly unprofitable business. And the crop this season is expected to. be one of the highest in years- Many publishers already have reduced the 'size of their news- papers because of the lack of news- print production. FEAR FRUIT LOSSES KELOWNA. E-.C_ May The British Columbia fruit grow- ing industrv faces a loss running into millions of dollars while the strike continues unless shook plants are immediately put on JPaee Two.) NEGOTIATIONS Beer Waiters Strike Friday If Agreement Reached Dutch Buy Equipment By Canucks CALGART, May Beer -waiters in Calgary, Drum- heller. Medicine Hat and the Crowds Nest Pass will not go to work Friday unless some agree- ment is reached with hotel operators regarding the refusal of the National War Labor Board to grant wage increases. Grant McHardy. secretary of the Western Provincial Alliance and Hotel and Restaurant Em- ployees. A.F. of L, said here this morning-. SYMPATHY STRIKE Permission to call the strike in all provincial locals was received from international headquarters this morning he said, which means thai; strike pay be paid if a strike is called. A joint executive meeting of the Calgary Beverage The Left Hand Corner.. Nokay Catching the Headlines Killing a Is Back. HE tirsi meeting in London in the middle of March of the Inter-University Coun- cil for Higher Education in the Colonies marks an important stage in the great expansion contemplat- ed in the provision of institutions of university rank throughout the British Empire, remarks the Peter- boro Examiner. The Council, which includes Vice-Chancellors or other eminent representatives of all United Kingdom Universities and of the three of four existing Colonial universities (Malta, the Hebrew i University of Jerusalem and Ceylon the other being Hong-Kong was! established on the recommendation of the Asquith Commission on Higher in the Colonies 'reported last July. The present rapid progress of colonial self-government and economic and social development under the Col- onial Development and Welfare Acts has created an acute demand for qualified leaders in all the col- onies. With these developments in new the Commission recommended the early establishment of Univer- sities in ail colonial areas not al- ready so served. As a first step university colleges would be set up where needed on the lines of those already existing in Malaya (Raf- fles College. East Afri- ca t-iiuc: OTTAWA .May air its particulars, after a full day transport boarc announced Wen- j conferences with Lewrs aac ias ce- that the "SI and C" Aviation Company has been granted a license to onerate a non-scheduled charter. commercial air-semce out of Prince Albert. Sask., and 3iz River, The license prohibits any commer- j cial flight between two points on a i present or future licensed scheduled route. iEg coinrmnea yesterday. NO HERALD BANDITS GET 51.900 CARLISLE. May Bandits held up a bank branch in this small Wentworth county muni- cipnhty today and escaped with an estimated SI.OOO. TOMORROW, Friday, May 24, being: a stata- tory holiday. The Herald will not publish. Any im- portant news will be bul- letined. motion? calling for votes of non- conScence in the government be- CSUES of Its handling of the price stabilization policy. He said farmers generally dissatisSed with prices. However, and the C.C.F. supported prices. GARDINER RETURNS OTTAWA, May Agricul- Smi..n un an "That's ture Minister Gardiner returned to- ,_ _ jday from the current meeting ct" Spe the United Nations Food and Agri- culture Organization in Washing- King Talks i "Theatre Of War lie a ballot W. D r f ._ Of Atomic Research Smith: "OKAY" AND "XOKAY" 'Leonard in Magazine Foreign Minister Molotov coined a word during his last session with the British and American represen- ts tnes. He had observed the way they indicated approval by nodding ?nd saying Molotov wanted to Later when indicate dis- he shook his head from side to side and declared: "Nokay." THE LEFT HAND (Continued on Page 15J KWSPAPERl in but said nr could make no state- Thursday morning Musical Pesti- _ __ _. ____ nanciai considerations and the eSe. i jvaT wTnners aTsiuthaiirlster' church i succeed Alex Walker of the atom bomb on Commonwea.ta were. 84, piano, under 10. who retired after six hate Doreen Gelfond. Lethbndge. 87-87; ex-rari-r 103. under 12. Paul I giOn Prune Minister Mackenzie I Woitte. Lethbndge, 82-80; class Th'-ice wounded he sa'e his colleagues from strategy are understood to been considered. in Montreal, was named to of Canary. srtirrie years j :er to Le- i woi the were completed. MAKING MONEY OTTAWA. May Some junior emplojecs at the Hotel Van- couver, ownpd by the Canadian National Railways, are making "al- most as much money as the rail- way" out of the hotel, Leslie Mutch LliC (CILC 3 I t V V PM, information in his possession on I under 13. Herbert M. Hayward. j atomic development in Canada. Lethbridge. 86; class 85. piano, un- ----------------------------------_ e'er 51, Eta Pearlman, Calgary, 87- HEADS IMPERIAL DIVISION QUEBEC, May L. Hall S3; class 59, soprano, under Monica Swan, Cardston, 83. 19, coileagues from Britain solo, under 10. Dale D.C.M. at Yprcs as A serceant-major and 'he other dominions the latest class_72. boys ]n 1915 ancj DSO. at the Canai i Du Xord as a major in 191S. As a brigadier ne took the 3rd Brigade of the 1st Division overseas in 1939. became 3rd Division commander i and later overseas commissioner of the Canadian Red Cross. Election of other officers will take place this afternoon. Nomination for niss. vice-presi- dent narrowed down to L. D. M. Baxter of Winnipeg and Carl Heck- ert of Vermilion, Alta. Tne convention ends tonight. j Defined By Legion QVEBEC. May The difficult problem of defin- inz a "theaire of war" was set- tled by the Canadian Legion biennial conrention list Men will be considered to have served in a "theatre of war" who were "on operation duties against the enemy whether such personnel served" in the army, navy, air force or merchant marine. The definition will be used for purposes of dcahn; with the chil service. NEWS BULLETINS EXTRA POLICE CALLED TO HANDLE STATION CROWDS NEW YORK. May extra policemen were caHed out to corral a wcatins crowd estimated at strainicg at the sates in Grand Crntral terminal here this afternoon as the railroad strike went 'nlo effect. Announcements over the lond speaker system were'drowned out by the tumultuous throng. Many climbed through open windows, fighting to board trains. TRAINS REMAIN IN PENNSYLVANIA STATION PHILADELPHIA. May Pennsylvania, railroad's 5 p.m. train for New York did not Icare the Broad Street statjoa as the strike deadline were standing around in groups in the station. The Reading railroad's E.D.T., local also remained in (he station, trainmen refusing to board it. The crew of the Philadelphia-Chester local waiting in the station walked off the train. Thursday Afternoon Musical Festival winners up to _ i VV of Ottawa was elected president of 3 p.m.: 39, piano, under 15 the Imperial Division of the Cana- dian Legion in convention here. Vice-presidents include W. E. Mar- tin, Vancouver, and Jack Duff, Win- nipeg. years, 7. Patricia Weeks, Calgary, 85-86. Class 90, piano, under 16, 1, Monica Calgary, 89-90. Class 47, contralto open, I. Mary 'Needs, Lethbridge. 85-83. NEW STOMACHS FOR OLD BOSTON, May Frank H. Laheyl director of the widely-known Lahey Clinic, re- ported 89 successful operations in which the patients' storaachs were removed. In an address, he said the gastrectomies were done to remove cancerous or other srrowths. A "substitute stomach" is through a loop in the intestines. SPANIARDS TOLD TO DEFEND SPAIN AGAINST NEW YORK. May GiraL premier of Uw exiled Spanish Republican sovernmcnt, today told a United Nations sub- committee Franco Spain that the Franco rcsrtme bas told every Spaniard he could arm himself to defend Spain "against an attack by Russia." Giral. appearing before ihe United Nations Security Council snb-coainiittce in its f'rst public hearing; in the month-Jon; ijvjoirx. that; "T-wo months ago the Franco regime decreed that every citiicn could aim himself to defend the father- land an attack by Knssia." He did not explain his reference to "an attack by Russia." MOSCOW CLAIMS TROOPS LEFT IRAN MAY 9 LONDON, May Moscow radio said tonisht that "the full evacuation of Soviet troops from Iran -was completed on May 9. The conclusion of the evacuation by this date corresponds to the evacqation plan of the trans-Caucasian military district an- nounced at the end of NEWSPAPKRHRCHIY ;