United Press News Briefs, Daily Racing Form, 1952-05-26


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UNITED PRESS . NEWS I BRIEFS Armistice Cooling-Off Period PANMUNJOM, Korea, May 24. The Korean Armistice talks entered a three-day "cooling-off period" today. The only "negotiators remaining here were an American corporal and a North Korean soldier who studiously ignored each other. Albany Has First A-Bomb Test ALBANY, N. Y., May 24. Albany was theoretically "wiped off the map" today in the citys first mock atom bomb test. The imaginary bomb landed at State and Pearl Streets in the heart; of the city at 8:36 this morning. Record Number of Troops Leave for Home YOKOHAMA, Japan, May 24. The largest contingent of Canadian troops ever to embark for home from this port left today aboard the troopship USNS General M. M. Patrick. Russian Plane Building Estimate WASHINGTON, D. C, May 24. Russia, according to present indications, is producing 12. to 15 military planes for every seven the United States builds. Call for More Ridgway Demonstrations PARIS, France, May 24. The French Communist Party called today for further demonstrations throughout France against Gen. Matthew B. Ridgway, who is scheduled to arrive here Tuesday to become Supreme Allied Commander in Europe. Auto Supply to Diminish WASHINGTON, D. C, May 24. Government mobilizers predicted today there will be 15 per cent less automobiles made this year than in 1951, but enough to meet the anticipated demand. Terrorists Explode Bomb in Tunis. TUNIS, Tunisia, May 24. Terrorists exploded a bomb in the fashionable European Montfleury district of Tunis today. It damaged several buildings, but there were no casualties, police said. Confident of Iran Stand WASHINGTON, D. C, May .24. American officials said today they are confident Iran will refuse to bow to Russian bullying on the issue of U. S. military aid. Red Prisoners Obey Order KOJE, Korea, May 24. Communist prisoners of war obeyed the order to haul down Red flags inside their compounds oi Koje Island today. Seek More Koje Facts WASHINGTON, D. C, May 24. Senafc military experts prodded the Pentagon to day for more facts to fix the responsibility for policies at the Koje Island prison camp

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