UP News Briefs, Daily Racing Form, 1951-05-15


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UP News Briefs Warns of Careless Slips WASHINGTON, D. C, May 14.— Sen. Richard B. Russell D., Ga. warned fellow members of the combined Senate armed services-foreign relations committee today to guard against "careless" slips which might betray vital information to Russia. Continue Air Assault TOKYO, Japan, May 14. — Allied war-planes blasted Communist supply lines throughout North Korea today in the second day of a near-record around-the-clock air offensive. Bar Press at Air Base FORT WORTH, Texas, May 14.— Reporters of the Fort Worth press were barred from Carswell Air Force base- today, and Ma j. -Gen. Samuel C. Anderson said the lock-out stemmed from "sensational" coverage of a B-36 super-bomber crash. Premier Barricades Self TEHERAN, Iran, May 14.— Premier Mohammed Mossadegh barricaded himself behind the thick walls of the Majlis Parliament building today in fear of momentary assassination. Chicago Milk Strike Ends AFL dairy workers and milk wagon drivers ended their two-day-old strike here yesteday and dealers raced to resume deliveries so that children would not face another day without milk. Adopt Soviet Technique WASHINGTON, D. C, May 14.— The Red Chinese regime has adopted the Soviet technique of executing opposition elements in order to tighten control over the Chinese people, authoritative sources said today. Communist authorities have admitted that 719 Chinese were executed on April 29-30, following "public trials." Requests Price Probe WASHINGTON, D. C, May 14.— Sen. Edwin C. Johnson D., Colo. asked price stabilizer Michael V. Di Salle today to look into a "new price gouge" by newsprint manufacturers. May Get New Weapons SOMEWHERE IN KOREA, May 14.— Some of the new "wonder weapons" developed by the U. S. Army to help the overburdened infantryman may go into action on the Korean battlefield within a few months, informed sources said today. Aid to Japan Near End WASHINGTON, D. C, May 14.— The Defense Department said today that Japans economic progress should permit the end of American economic aid to the former enemy nation by June 30. Say Fuchs May Be Freed LONDON, England, May 14.— Two Brit- ish Sunday newspapers said today imprisoned atomic spy Klaus Fuchs may be freed under surveillance this year so his "incredible brain" can be used for further scientific research. Chief opposition to the plan comes from the United States, one paper said. Examine Cigaret Tax WASHINGTON, D. C, May 14.— Tax framers examined the cigaret smoker today to see just how much additional revenue he could cough up in the coming year. That the smoker would pay more for each pack of cigarets seemed certain, but just how much was still a matter of argument in the House Ways and Means Committee. British Brigade Alerted LONDON, England, May 14.— Britain has alerted its crack Sixteenth Parachute Brigade — a self-sufficient emergency combat force — for possible overseas duty within the next few days, it was reported today.

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