UP News Briefs, Daily Racing Form, 1951-05-07


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t * j 5 t | r. a i i ■ * ° ■ ■ A e r o s T| : . • • : ] ; I ] i 1 J j • J • ] J j t i r UP News Briefs |t War Not Inevitable WASHINGTON, D. C, May 5.— Gen. Douglas MacArthur told Senators he does not believe war with Russia is "inevitable." He described his own philosophy on war in the modern world. "I do not feel that war is inevitable," he said. "I believe that the great masses of the world, what you might call the ordinary men of the world, are invincibly against war. I believe that is so among the Russian masses, just as it is among our own people." Britain Rejects Eisenhower Bid i LONDON, England, May 5.— Britain has rejected repeated requests from Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower for a larger contri- 1 bution to his Atlantic Pact Army, informed j sources said today. ! Symington Takes Over RFC WASHINGTON, D. C, May 5.— W. Stuart | Symington took over today as adminis- j trator of the much-criticized Reconstruction Finance Corporation. He succeeded , five directors, three of whom never were confirmed by the Senate. Border Fighting Resumes TEL AVIV, Israel, May 5.— Syrian and i Israeli forces resumed fighting today in the i Lake Tiberius border area for the second time since a cease-fire was agreed to yesterday. * Both sides charged the other with 1 firing the first shots. j Convinced Reds Plotted War i WASHINGTON, D. C, May 5.— Gen. |« | Douglas MacArthur said he is "definitely | convinced" that Russia, China and the North Koreans entered a "general conspiracy" to launch the Korean War. Mac- I Arthur told the Senate Investigating Com- ] mittee he thinks the Korean campaign was plotted months before the actual attack J was launched last June 25. It was the first indication during the hearings that Mac-Arthur holds the Soviets partially respon- l sible for the war. t Erect Radar Screen J TAIPEH, Formosa, May 5.— Red China has erected a radar screen and stationed t more than 200 combat planes along its x East Coast, unofficial reports from the j r j Chinese mainland said today. The radar I £ network was reported* to extend the entire I length of the coast. To Test Bomb Underground ■ a SEATTLE, Wash., May 5.— The United ! ! e States soon will test "either the H-bomb or the A-bomb" in one of the Aleutian Is- r lands, according to Sen. Warren G. Mag- c nuson D., Wash.. "The detonation will c be made underground," the Senator said F last night. f Allis Push Forward r TOKYO, Japan, May 6.— Allied troops J pushed their line forward several thousand 1 j ! yards northwest of Seoul yesterday after a three -hour battle with Communist screen- e ing forces. The advance narrowed the no-mans line between United Nations lines i j a and Communist troop concentration in the ! hills above Seoul. " J Ike to Inspect Forces J PARIS, France, May 5.— Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, supreme commander of the a Atlantic Pact forces, will leave Paris Mon- c day for a four-day inspection tour of Bel- l gian and Dutch units under his command, F his headquarters announced today. and Move to Save Steel WASHINGTON, D. C, May 5.— The government has slapped the first controls on residential building and cut another slice out of automobile production in a move to save steel for defense.

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