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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 27, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta LLBERTA, MONDAY, MAY 10 PAGES nith ost SMITH r Sir Ben Smith and John .pointed to sne- raeher has been nder secretary try. Freilas was ap- icntary under- sfence mpire da Arsenal Move To EndjHopes Held for Early to Coal Strike 1 strategy looking reonentation of a defence system at the Dominion ded in London, are believed to t suggestions for rstem of defence pread dispersal of ire top secret, but itish and Domm- ecoromic experts e overriding con- ihe new outlook statesmen and rranean can no "British lake." of 35C.OOO.OOO tee a bastion of lire system, may d out of future imic -warfare de- ft chanped com- e-notion of de- d during the far. sea -warfare. It Is 2 the inland Med- potential death movements. The the British navv ipply line to Malta, luring the war. striking distance Surope. BLE could reduce the swamp and any he canal to India traditional Bnt- i strong points of Cyprus and Crete lete to many ex- that. Gibraltar. Bombay may give nwsalth defence ,t ana north in Africa, Ceylon and jm there tying up lan and Pacific rjevv strategy, staff are also un- ubmitted ideas for oi ources. i that the Bri'.ish Justrial outpost, nerable a target lir warfare. The provide for the ec new "com- naK" the west- i Canada, the if South Africa arsenal in Aus- ialities as an ar- strated fully dur- n her factories, collaboration with urces of the Urnt- ible to turn out .antes to precision Still Out VANCOUBER, May efiorts u> effect settlement in the strike of 33.WM British Columbia loggers and .sawmill workers were scheduled begin at 2 today following Saturday's of negotiations unoer government appointed mediator, vhtef Justice vioraon M. Slvan. In this latest attempt, to at- tain a solution, the commis- sioner proposes 10 hear the full ease of me International Wood- workers of America ic.i.w-- C.CJU) representatives and the company representatives and then make recommendations to the two parties -as a com- pletely neutral party." 'A he strike oegan May 15 when original negotiations over union de- mands for an 18-cent hourly wage increase, 40-hour week ana union security, collapsed. 10 rROCEED The operators through their representative, R. V. Stuart, have announced that thev are -ready aac. i willing" to proceed today witn the j presentation oi their case. 1 The union strike committee will! meet at 11 a_m. to consider a j recommendation of us representa- uves that it be instructed to "pro- ceed to the hearing and present the union's case." A four-day attempt to reach a' settlement through round table I negotiations presided over by she j chief justice collapsed Saturday. The new phase may last a week before it is Known wnether success i can be reached. In Victoria. Chief I justice Sloan said he expected it', would take "two or three cays" fcr presentation of cases by both' parties, and then he probably would j have recommendations to mate! within 24 hours. He added that the parties could then have 24 to 48 nouns depend- j on what they thought necessary j to make up their The findings of the commissioner will not be binding on either party. The move will differ from earlier attempts at settlement in that the recommendation of the commis- sioner will not be sent to the fed- eral labor minister but will be given to the contending parties so that either side can accept or decline. NEW STRIKE THREAT VANCOUVER, May Minister John WOmot (old the of commons today that a MH to nationalize the iron and steel industry would embrace the entire industry from ere to finished products. MARITIME CREWS CALLED OUT ON STRIKE? TORONTO, May A. (Pat) president of Jhe Canadian bcamen's Union, today announced the union's port asrent at Halifax had been ordered to call out on strike crews of "all Department! of Transport ships in Halifax and Saint John as of now." Shipping at tic lakehead came to a virtual standstill today, halting shipment of vital grain stocks, as more than 400 seamen were reported to have walked off 28 ships In the harbors of port Arthur and Fort William. AMBULANCES RUSHED TO TRAIN WRECK SCENE HARRISBURG. Pa, May train carrying sailors from San Diego. Calif., to Bainbridge, Md., was derailed about 11 miles east of Harrisbnr? today. Three ambulances were rushed the scene from Harrist-urj hospitals. SPAPFRnoClliVl ;