United Press News Briefs, Daily Racing Form, 1951-06-16


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UNITED PRESS 1 NEWS L— BRIEFS End Double Censorship TOKYO, Japan, June 15.— Double censorship of news dispatches from Korea was ended today with establishment of "theater" censorship by general headquarters. Copy coming from Korea still will be censored there by a branch office of the general headquarters press advisory division. But it will not be censored again when it is filed by the correspondents Tokyo offices. Dulles Is Encouraged NEW YORK, N. Y., June 15.— U. S. Ambassador John Foster Dulles said today he was "very much encouraged" by talks with British officials which resulted in agreement on a Japanese peace treaty. Dulles arrived by plane from London on his way to Washington. v Official May be Tried * LONDON, England, June 15. — The Labor Government disclosed today that one of its former officials may be put on trial for visiting Communist North Korea and echoing the Red line in broadcasts from Moscow. Att. Gen. Sir Frank Soskice said the case of Mrs. Monica Felton had been referred to the director of public prosecutions to determine what if any charges might be brought against her. Humphrey Hits McCarthy WASHINGTON, D. C, June 15.— Sen. H. Humphrey D.-Minn. said today that Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy R.-Wis., used the Hitler method of "the big lie" in charging Defense Secretary George C. Marshall with aiding a plot to destroy the United States. The Minnesota legislator told a reporter that totalitarian parties undermine governments by attacking "the record, reputation and character" of government officials. GIs Storm Two Peaks TOKYO, Japan, June 15. — Bayonet-wielding U. S. troops stormed two mountain peaks for the second straight day today in an attempt to crack the new Communist defense line in central Korea. Chinese Reds fought savagely to stave off the threat to Kumsong, their new supply base 29 miles north of the 38th Parallel. OK Wedemeyer Retirement SAN FRANCISCO; Calif., June 15.— The Army announced today it has approved the retirement request of Lt. Gen. Albert C. Wedemeyer, commander of the Sixth Army here. A Sixth Army spokesman said Wede- meyer, 53, was notified in Washington Tuesday that his application for retirement was approved. Poles Go Under Protest • FRANKFURT, Germany, June 15.— A Polish repatriation mission ordered out of the United States occupation zone left for the Soviet sector of Berlin today "under protest." American authorities ordered out the mission on the ground it performed no useful work — no refugees want to be taken back to Red-ruled terrtory. Reds Approve Passes VIENNA, Austria, June 15. — Russia approved 50 of 90 American applications for passes to cross the Soviet Zone of Austria, U. S. officials said today. This was interpreted as indicating the Russians were dropping their tactics of the first three days of this week, when they approved only 15 of 54 American requests for permission to travel to the British Zone. Says French Will Cooperate WASHINGTON, D. C. June 15.— Gen. Omar N. Bradley said today that he felt the French will be cooperative on the matter of West German forces for the Atlantic Pact Army regardless of the outcome of next Sundays French election.

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