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; j • . . . . ; [ t . I J j 1 J • r 5 ; t r t 1 s r B i j s 1 r i J E ? 0 q 0 ? y i s I j 0 j s 1 e 1 t j _ _ t - y e ■ _ J a s s s UNITED PRESS i NEWS I BRIEFS Interpret Red Proposal UNITED NATIONS, N. Y., June 27.— A well-informed source said today that Russias Korean proposal means a cease-fire should be negotiated between the North Korean and United Nations field com- manders. There would be no political strings attached to the cease-fire, it was said by this source which is in a position to know the Russians thinking on the matter. Fighting would stop at the 38th parallel and Communist China would not take part in the preliminary battle-field negotiations, it was said. Kirk, Gromyko Confer MOSCOW, Russia, June 27. — United States Ambassodar Alan G. Kirk conferred for 20 minutes today with Soviet First Deputy Foreign Minister Andrei A. Gro- myko and hastened back to his embassy to send an urgent dispatch to the State Department in Washington. _______ Kefauver Makes Appeal ATLANTIC CITY, N. J., June 27.— Sen. Estes Kefauver, D., Tenn., appealed to Americans today to swing support behind an Atlantic-Nations Federation united against Communist aggression. Alliances such as the Atlantic Pact are not enough, he said. ". . . No alliance in all history has ever been successful ... no federation has ever failed." Red Resistance Stiffens TOKYO, Japan, June 27. — Communist t resistance stiffened in Korea today and d front-line officers predicted a new Red offensive - within two weeks. The Chinese Communists poured men and material into o a new buildup area north of the old central Korean "iron triangle" for the sixth - straight day. Delaney Suspended WASHINGTON, D. C, June 27.— Presi-i - dent Truman today suspended Dennis W. r. Delaney as Internal Revenue Collector in ri Massachusetts pending an investigation a. into his conduct of official business. Troops to Oil Center TEHRAN, Iran, June 27. — Iran is speeding _ troops to the oil center of Abadan as the result of Britains dispatch of a cruiser x to the area, it was made known today. Pledge Ail-Out Fight HONG KONG, China, Wednesday, June e 27. — Peiping radio said today that Chinese e troops in Korea had cabled Communist it leader Mao Tze-tung pledging an all-out it t d - o - - r. ri a. _ as x e e it it _ fight. The message was sent to Mao and i the Central Committee of the Communist t Party on the occasion of the thirtieth an-e - niversary of the Chinese Communist Party y on July 1. Announce Yank Casualities WASHINGTON, D. C, June 27. — The e Defense Department today reported a total ! of 76,749 American combat casualties in |j the Korean fighting, an increase of 3,145 5 over a week ago. Sumarines Damaged LONDON, England, June 27.— The 1,000-ton sister submarines Sirdar and Scythian a were damaged in a minor accident today f off the outer Hebrides Islands, the Ad-,s " miralty announced. The Admiralty said a no one was injured. Stomps For Eisenhower ALEXANDRIA BAY, N. Y., June 27.— - The chairman of the New York Republican a State Committee today urged his party to o .nominate Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower for r president.