United Press News Briefs, Daily Racing Form, 1951-06-20


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► UNITED PRESS— 1 NEWS I BRIEFS Ike in Defense Parley PARIS, France, June 19. — Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, chief of the North Atlantic Treaty military forces, summoned his field commanders to a full-dress, conference today on Western European defense plans. The group included Eisenhowers deputy, Field Marshall Viscount Montgomery, and the various land, air and sea commanders. They met in Eisenhowers map-lined conference room. * Pilots on Strike Nine hundred pilots and co-pilots went on strike today against United Air Lines. The company cancelled flights at terminals from coast to coast. David L. Behncke, president of the AFL Air Lines Pilots Association, announced the strike shortly before dawn. Pickets appeared at Uniteds offices and at air terminals. Oatis to Be Tried FRANKFURT, Germany, June 19?=-Th3 Czechoslovak government has informed the United States embassy in Prague that Associated Press correspondent William N. Oatis will be tried "within a few days," an embassy spokesman reported by telephone today. Non-Farm Employment Up WASHINGTON, D. C, June 19.— Non-agricultural employment increased slightly during May to a record seasonal high despite cutbacks in production of cars, television sets and other consumer goods. The Labor Department reported today that stepped-up defense activity and the normal spring rise in construction work boosted the number of non-farm jobs to 6,100,0Q0 on May 15. Unemployment hit a postwar low during May, the report said. Repel Red Air Sorte FIFTH AIR FORCE HEADQUARTERS, Korea, June 19. — American jet fighters threw back a Communist air challenge over Northwest Korea for the third straight day today. The Fourth Air Fighter Wing damaged four Russian-built MTG-155 to run its bag for three days to six MEGS destroyed and 12 damaged. Demand Acheson Resign WASHINGTON, D. c, June 19.— House Republicans have approved another resolution demanding the resignation of Secretary of State, Dean .Acheson. The resolution is identical with one approved by the House Republicans last year. House GOP leader Joseph W. Martin, Jr., of Massachusetts, said the resolution was approved yesterday by a voice vote at a closed meeting of all House GOP members. Ask Franks Replacement LONDON, England, June 19.— Lord Beaverbrooks conservative Daily Express called today for the replacement of Sir Oliver Franks, ambassador to Washington. "Our relations with America are worse than they ever have been," the Daily Express explained. Stomp for Seaway OMAHA, Nebr., June 19. — Secretary of Army Frank Pace, Jr., and Secretary of the Interior Oscar L. Chapman told the first Inland Governors Conference that the St. Lawrence Seaway project was a "must" for both peace and prosperity. Allies Push Forward TOKYO, Japan, June 19.— United Nations forces shoved their battle line nearly 30 miles north of Koreas 38th Parallel today in a downhill assault on "Punchbowl Valley," eastern spawning ground for Red offensives. Launch New Sub PORTSMOUTH, N. H., June 19.— The Navys newest submarine, was launched here today and christened the U.S.S. Tang for a World War n. undersea craft which was sunkby one of its own torpedoes in the Fprmosa straits.

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