United Press News Briefs, Daily Racing Form, 1952-06-03


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UNITED PRESS — . NEWS BRIEFS Steel Seizure Is Ruled Unconstitutional WASHINGTON, D. C, June 2.— The Supreme Court today overturned President Trumans seizure of .the sjteel industry. CIO president Philip Murray promptly called an immediate strike of his 600,000 steel workers. Picket lines appeared at Chicago steel mills within an hour. By a 6 to 3 vote, the high tribunal ruled Mr. Trumans seizure orders were unconstitutional. It held Mr. Truman had no power — under law or by the constitution— to order the seizure. Celebrate Anniversary of Italian Republic ROME, Italy, June 2. — Twenty thousand soldiers paraded through Rome today to celebrate the sixth anniversary of the proclamation of the Italian Republic. Italys new air force, including many American and British jet fighter planes, roared over the procession as the troops marched past the ruins of the ancient Roman forums. Says Stalin Fears World War WASHINGTON, D C, June 2.— Mutual Security Director W. Averell Harriman says Soviet Premier Josef Stalin "does not want" to get into a world war because it might mean his losing power within Russia. The former U. S. Ambassador to Russia said Stalin had told him in 1941 that "it was very difficult for a dictator to hold the loyalty of his people through a long war." South Korean Officer Shoots Jeering POW KOJE ISLAND, Korea, June 2.— A South Korean officer tonight shot and wounded a Jeering, rock-throwing prisoner of war only a few hours after ah American Patton tank and bayonet-armed troops tore down taunting banners inside a compound. The new shooting was reported as Gen. Mark W. Clark, Supreme U. N. Commander, flew here for an inspection of prisoner stockades and said that "maximum force" would be applied if necessary to get obedience from the rebellious captives. Asks Use of Chinese Nationalist Troops WASHINGTON, D. C., June 2.— Adm. Charles M. Cooke, Jr., former commander of the U. S. Seventh Fleet in the Far East, urged today that the United States use Chinese Nationalist troops to recapture the Chinese mainland from the Communists. West Berliners Beat Red Policeman * BERLIN, Germany, June 2. — Angry -West Berliners today beat a Communist policeman manning a barrier between the city and the surrounding Soviet zone of Germany. It was the first outbreak of violence since the Soviets n barred West Berlins ■ 2,500,000 inhabitants from all access to Soviet-occupied Eastern Germany yesterday. Urge Strengthening of Fair Trade Bill WASHINGTON, D. C, June 2. — The American Fair Trade Council urged the Senate, today to strengthen a House-approved "Fair Trade" bill by protecting local retailers against "ruthless interstate raiders." Czechoslovakia Has War Jitters LONDON, England, June 2.— The Yugoslav news agency Tanjug reported today that war jitters had broken out in Communist Czechoslovakia: because of the signing of the peace contract between the Western Allies and the German Bonn Republic, and that army leaves had l een suspended. "It is learned that war panic had spread in Czechoslovakia in connection with the signing...," Tanjug said in a broadcast recorded here. Postpone Argument for Hiss Trial Motion NEW YORK, N. Y., June 2.— Argument on a motion for a new trial for Alger Hiss was postponed until Thursday in Federal Court today. Federal Judge John F. X. McGoghy assigned the case to Federal Judge Henry W. Goddard. Attorneys for Hiss, serving time in federal penitentiary at Lewisburg, Pa., are seeking a third trial for the convicted perjurer.

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