United Press News Briefs, Daily Racing Form, 1953-06-16


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UNITED PRESS r NEWS BRIEFS Tito OKs Tied Ambassador BELGRADE, Yugoslavia, June 15.— Russia has nominated career diplomat Vasilije Alexejevic Valjkov as ambassador to Yugoslavia and Marshal Tito has accepted him, it was announced today. Tito disclosed in a speech yesterday that he had accepted a Soviet offer to exchange ambassadors for the first time in four years. To Propose Postal Rates Hike WASHINGTON, D. C, June 15.— The administration said today it will propose an across-the-board increase in all postal rates, a move that would probably raise the cost of first class letters from three to four cents if Congress approved. Postmaster General Arthur E. Summerfield .gave an outline of the plan to Republican legislative leaders and President Eisenhower in the regular Monday morning White House conference. Queen Elizabeth II. Reviews Fleet ABOARD U. S. CRUISER BALTIMORE, at Spithead, England, June 15. — Queen Elizabeth JX stood on a glass-enclosed gun platform aboard a small dispatch vessel today and reviewed her fleet in a spectacular naval show, recalling the proud days when Brittania ruled the waves. Included in the review were 1,000 ships of 22 nations. See July 31 Adjournment WASHINGTON, D. C„ June 15.— President Eisenhowers Congressional leaders said today they "still think" that Congress will adjourn by July 31 until next year. House Speaker Joseph W. Martin, Jr., Mass. , reported the leaders views after they met for 90 minutes at the White House. He said he thought Congress could finish its business July 31 and not have to return. UN Planes Blast Front SEOUL, Korea, June 15.— United Nations planes turned the East central from into an inferno today in a vain attempt to stop Communits troops who pushed the South Koreans back two miles in a pre-Armistice drive toward the 38th parallel. Reports from the front indicated that some South Korean units had been cut off and were trying to fight their way back to their own lines. Senator Knowland Wants United Korea SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 15.— Sen. William F. Knowland, acting Senate majority leader, said today a peace that left Korea divided would be "unsatisfactory." The California Republican said the United States should demand at the forthcoming U. S.-British-French talks at Bermuda that Korea be united before the three powers begin any cold war conferences with the U. S. S. R. King Sihanouk Quits Cambodia BANGKOK, Thailand, June 15.— King Norodom Sihanouk of the Indochinese state of Cambodia quit his own country in protest against continuing French rule and revealed today he may ask the Thai Siam government to present Cambodias demands for independence to the United Nations. Predicts Plan Ratification WASHINGTON, D. C, June 15.— Dr. James B. Conant, U. S* high commissioner in Germany, predicted today that the European defense community army plan will be ratified by European parliaments this year. Dr. Conant told a Senate appropriations subcommittee ratification of the European army plan, which has already been approved by West Germany, will cut U. S. occupation costs.

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