United Press News Briefs, Daily Racing Form, 1952-05-21


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UNITED PRESS -. NEWS I -BRIEFS Signs Army Pay Hike Legislation WASHINGTON, May 20.— President Truman today signed legislation giving the armed forces a pay- boost of 4 per cent across the board and an increase of 14 per cent in food and quarters allowances. Both hikes are retroactive to May 1. Crush POW Riot at Pusan SEOUL, Korea, May 20.— Battle-toughr ened Allied guards crushed a riot by fanatical Communist war prisoners at a camp near Pusan today at the cost of one Red killed, 85 injured and one Allied soldier slightly hurt. To Ask Steel Seizure OK WASHINGTON, D. C, May 20.— Labor secretary Maurice J. Tobin said today he will ask Congress to okay President Trumans steel seizure if the Supreme Court doesnt. Wasp C O Absolves Ship BAYONNE, N. -J., May 20.— The commanding officer of the Wasp absolved his ship today of all blame for the Navys worst peacetime disaster. But a lawyer for the dead skipper of the destroyer-minesweeper charged that a last-minute change-course signal from the aircraft carrier caused the collision at sea April 26 with a loss of 176 lives. Ike Addresses Chaplains ZEIST, The Netherlands, May 20.— Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower said today he is-"an avowed almost fanatical Protestant," but that "no one can fail to be uplifted by how the holy father, the Pope, who has led such a fight against the Communists." Truman Visits Historic Sites WEST POINT, N. Y., May 20.— President Truman, accompanied by his top military-men, visited historic sites here today in ceremonies climaxing the 150th birthday celebration of the United States military academy. To Discuss Victim Reparations FRANKFURT, Germany, May 20. — Chancellor Konrad Adenauer will discuss with the big three western foreign ministers this week-end the question of west German reparations for Jewish victims of Nazism, government officials said today. Hints at New Weapons WASHINGTON, D. C, May 20.— Defense secretary Robert A. Lovett urged. Congress today to "pay the price" for reasonable rearmament and hinted at important developments in the field of "new weapons." Will Sign Separate Treaty BONN, Germany, May 20. — The western allies and west Germany will sign a separate peace treaty in Bonn Monday despite Communist threats of retaliation. Sabre Jets Down Red Planes SEOUL, Korea, May 20. — American Sabre jets show down four Communist MIG-15s today and damaged another in a battle near the Yala River that produced Americas sixteenth jet ace.

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