Up News Briefs, Daily Racing Form, 1951-05-23


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| UP News Briefs Cattlemen Air Protests WASHINGTON, D. C, May 22.— The administrations drive for more economic controls was rocked today by cattlemen, homebuilders and farmers. The cattlemen told the Housing Bank Committee that if beef price controls are riot scrapped they will have to depend on the black market to save them from disaster. Willoughby Homeward Bound TOKYO, Japan, May 22. — Maj. Gen. Charles A. Willoughby, Geri. Douglas Mac-Arthurs intelligence chief during World War n. and the Korean war, sailed for the United States today. The two-star general announced three weeks ago that he had applied for retirement from the Army and expected to join MacArthur "to offer what modest services I can render." Kimball Warns Russia LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 22.— Under Secretary of the Navy, Dan A. Kimball, warned the Kremlin planners and Kremlin puppets today to study Americas growing defenses long and searchingly before plunging the world into another war. Kimball said the United States would resist aggression until International peace is restored. 300,000 Reds in Hospitals TAIPEH, Formosa, May 22.— The Chinese National Union Press said today that 300,-000 wounded Chinese Reds from Korea are scattered in hospitals throughout China, from Peiping in the north to Canton in the south. Says IkeVill Accept Gen. Dwight D. Eishenhower probably would accept either the Republican or Democratic nomination for President, his former aide said yesterday. Capt. Harry C. Butcher, writing in the current issue of Look Magazine, said President Truman himself might suggest Eishenhowers name to the Democratic convention. Czechs Rap U.S. PRAGUE, Czechoslovakia, May 22. — Czechoslovakia charged the United States today with hostile activity, breaking international agreements and violation of Czech borders. The charges were made in a note delivered to U. S. Ambassador Ellis O. Briggs. New RFC Investigation WASHINGTON. D. C, May 22.— A new RFC investigation, involving raincoats instead of royal pasted mink coats, was touched off today by the firing of an RFC official charged with cashing in on inside government information. Reds Move Again TOKYO, Japan, May 22.— Thousands of Chinese Reds swept more than 25 miles south of the 38th parallel today through disinterating South Korean forces on the Eastern front. Toft Cites Iran Peril HARRIMAN, N. Y„ May 22.— Sen. Robert A. Taft, Ohio, has warned that if Britain sends troops to Iran to protect her oil interests, Russia almost certainly will move in, creating the danger of a third world war. Taft said Russia had a mutual assistance pact with Iran, the same as it has With Communist China. S : rVdresf-Cost of Living MADRID, Spain, May 22.— Tens of thousands of Spanish workers boycotted transportation systems, shops and even their favorite taverns today fiia protest against the high cost of living. Th*e -streets were filled with soldiers and police afeftd for possible violence such as broke out hVSS eral cities last month. j

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