UP News Briefs, Daily Racing Form, 1951-05-10


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; i ! r . j " t s 1 £ fc i * j 3 E 5 0 D 0 0 f v y Z s or 1 . g L 1 i | UP News Briefs N. Y. Welcomes Ben-Gurion NEW YORK, N. Y., May 9.— Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion arrived today to receive the welcome of New York City on the eve of his nations third birth-J day. "If I have to be away," Ben-Gurion told some 400 welcomers at the Idlewild Airport, "I prefer to be here, first, because its the largest Jewish community in the United States." Secret Red Base Blasted TOKYO, Japan, May 9. — The greatest U. S. air armada of the Korean War blasted a secret Communist air base just south of the Manchurian border into a flaming inferno today, probably destroying at least half of the 100 enemy jets hidden there. Small Fry Not Excluded KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 9.— Secretary of the Treasury John W. Snyder said to- day internal revenue agents are concerned not only with the tax returns of "the big boys" of crime, but with the small fry as well. Says Red Dying of Typhus GENEVA, Switzerland, May 9. — Hundreds of Red Chinese troops are dying daily from a typhus epidemic in Commun- ist-held sections of Korea, South Korean delegate Suk Koo told the World Health Assembly today. Truman Warns Nation WASHINGTON, D. C, May 9.— Presi-. dent Truman warned today it will take at least two more years of tight economic controls and higher taxes to build the necessary strength "to convince the Kremlin that it ought not to start a world war." Arnulfo Yields to Protests PANAMA CITY, Panama, May 9.— Pres-i ident Arnulfo Arias yielded to mounting protests today and called for a plebiscite on his arbitrary revocation of Panamas 1946 constitution. He met with his cabi-k net to fix the date and other details. ODwyer Recall Expected r WASHINGTON, D. C, May 9.— Recall of Ambassador William ODwyer from Mexico City is expected shortly. ODwyer used to be mayor of New York. His fitness for the No. 1 American diplomatic post in this hemisphere has been questioned since he starred before the Kefauver Crime Com-e mittees television camera last month. Syria Requests Meeting DAMASCUS, Syria, May 9.— The Syrian government has asked the seven-nation Arab League Political Committee to meet in Damascus Monday to consider possible action against "repeated Jewish agression," it was announced today. McCarthy Squeezed Off WASHINGTON, D. C, May 9.— Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy R.-Wis., has been squeezed off the Key Committee, but an anti-administration colleague — Sen. Owen Brewster R.-Me.f today joined Senate investigators examining the nations Far East policy. Turks Change Approach ISTANBUL, Turkey, May 9.— Turkey is shifting its efforts from seeking membership in the Atlantic Pact to creating a Mediterranean defense alliance, informed sources said today.

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