United Press News Briefs, Daily Racing Form, 1953-05-13


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] . ; ! i ; ] , ; ; j , j i . u UNITED PRESS 1 NEWS BRIEFS Ridgwoy to Be Chief of Staff PARIS, France, May 12.— The United States has informed the North Atlantic Treaty organization that Gen. Matthew B. Ridgway, supreme Allied commander, will be leaving soon to become United States Army Chief of Staff, reliable sources said today. Government Balance Seen By 1954 WASHINGTON, D. C, May 12.— Republican congressional leaders were told at the White House today the Eisenhower administration hopes to have national spending and income in balance by July 1, 1954. Says Soviets Will Welcome Parley MOSCOW, Russia, May 12. — Foreign diplomats believed today the Soviet government will welcome British Prime Minister Winston Churchills call for an informal, secret meeting of world leaders on West-East differences. Deweys Special Session Blocked ALBANY, N. Y., May 12. — Strong opposition to a proposed permanent crime commission today blocked Gov. Thomas E. Deweys plan for an early special legislation session to implement the states war on crime. Egyptian Press Attacks on U.S. CAIRO, Egypt, May 12. — Angry press attacks on the United States and a fiery denunciation by Premier Mohammed Nagueb of British Egyptian policy today blighted hopes that U. S. secretary of state John Foster Dulles, here on a "trouble shooting" mission, might ease mid-eastern tension. Spaak Reelected Schuman Plan Head STRASBOURG, France, May 12.— Paul-Henri Spaak of Belgium was unanimously reelected president of the Schuman Plan Common Assembly today. Labor Party Backs Churchill LONDON, England, May 12.— Winston Churchill won the support today of the British Labor party, his chief opposition, in his call for a conference of world leaders on East-West issues. Radford to Head Staff Chiefs WASHINGTON, D. C, May 12.— President Eisenhower today named Adm. Arthur W. Radford to be chairman of the joint chiefs of staff. Sees No Early Armistice UNITED NATIONS, N. Y., May 12.— Dag Hammarskjold, New secretary-general of the United Nations, said today he believes "there is a very long way to go" before a Korean Armistice is reached. Tax Recommendations Due WASHINGTON, D. C, May 12.— Secretary of Treasury George M. Humphrey said today the Eisenhower administration will give Congress its recommendations on personal income and excess profits taxes next week. Humphrey refused to say what the recommendations will be. He talked with newsmen after testifying before a closed session of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, where he defended the administrations proposed ,828,000,000 foreign aid program for fiscal 1954.

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