UP News Briefs, Daily Racing Form, 1951-06-04


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UP News Briefs | Price War Spreads NEW YORK, N. Y., June 2.— The big citys price war spread to the suburbs, where small merchants on Long Island slashed prices, announcing they would not be undersold by big department stores. The small stores saidjthey had enough supplies on hand to handle the rush of bargain hunters. Favors Three More Nations PARIS, France, June 2. — Gen. Omar Bradley indicated today that he favors the inclusion of Spain, Greece and Turkey in the Atlantic Pact. "The more of us there are together, the better off we are going to be," he said. Woods Assails Landlords NEW YORK, N. Y., June 2.— Housing expediter Tighe E. Woods today assailed "profit-hungry" landlords who are demanding "just a little bit more" instead of trying to help curb inflation. He defended "the tough but fair" rent control law he has asked Congress to enact and urged every ex-serviceman to support it. Iran Stands Firm TEHERAN, Iran, June 2. — An Iranian spokesman said today that Iran would not retreat an inch on its nationalization of the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company despite President Trumans appeal for a negotiated settlement. Hossein Makki, secretary of the Iranian oil nationalization commission and a leader of the government national front party, rejected any compromise in advance at a press conference. Say Steel Supply Ample WASHINGTON, D. C, June 2.— Consumer goods manufacturers face a 30 per cent cutback in their steel supplies on July 1, but government experts are sure theyll still be able to produce an ample supply of civilian goods. Allies at Standstill TOKYO, Japan, June 2. — United Nations forces brought their drive into North Korea to an almost complete halt today, apparently to clear the way for a new attempt to settle the war by negotiation. Lt. Gen. James A. Van Fleet, commander of the Eighth Army, said in Korea that the war has entered a new phase and indicated his troops would not try to push deeper into the Communist homeland. Study Peace Move Again WASHINGTON, D. C, June 2.— The United States, Britain and 12 others UN countries are again considering whether to sound out the Chinese and North Korean Communists on chances of negotiating a truce in in Korea. Authorities emphasized, however, that no final decision on the next diplomatic move had been made by the Allies. De Yalera Confident DUBLIN, Ireland, June 2.— Eamon De Valera said today he is ready to return as premier of Ireland with a stable government; despite his partys failure to win a majority. De Valera said his party could muster enough independent members to win a vote of confidence. Nehru Bill Passes NEW DELHI, India, June 2.— The Indian Parliament passed today Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehrus bill amending the constitution to pave the way for laws restricting the press and #enf orcing land reforms. President Truman Instructs* Acheson WASHINGTON, D. C, June 2.— Secretary of State Dean Acheson told senators today that he is "under direct instruction" from President Truman not to disclose what was said at White House meetings which preceded the dismissal of Gen. Douglas MacArthurV- * Tt c •» v j - - *

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