United Press News Round-Up, Daily Racing Form, 1955-06-01


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- t — UNITED PRESS NEWS ROUND-UP . NATIONAL: Smothers Expects OK. to Honor Churchill WASHINGTON, D. C, May 31.— Sen. George A. Smathers today said he expects to have "more than a majority of the Senate" as sponsors for his resolution officially honoring Sir Winston Churchill. The Florida Democrat said 46 senators already have signed up as co-sponsors of the proposal, which Smathers expects to introduce : this week. Hooyer Commission Raps Mrs. Hobby, Ike WASHINGTON, D. C, May 31.— The Hoover Commission told Congress today: that the armed services have too little] "daring and imagination" in developing "radical" new weapons and with neglecting "basic" research such as led to the atomic bomb. In a report to the lawmakers, the commission also rapped Mrs. Oveta Culp Hobbys Welfare Department and President Eisenhowers Budget Bureau for not asking Congress for money for a vast backlog of medical research projects. Some of these, it indicated, might yield "dramatic" results comparable to the Salk vaccine discovery. Holiday Traffic Deaths Reach 365 Traffic deaths during the holiday week end reached a total of at least 365 yesterday, topping by one the previous record for a three-day Memorial Day week end. Eisenhower to Attend U.N. Ceremonies WASHINGTON, D. C, May 31.— President Eisenhower announced today that he will go to San Francisco June 20 for the opening of the 10th anniversary ceremonies of the United Nations. Eisenhower told a news conference that he had not been able to give a definite answer on going to San Francisco until now because of the proposed Big Four meeting of heads of government and other demands of his schedule. The President said no decision had been reached so far on either the time or place of a Big Four heads of government meeting. No Word on Release of Other Airmen WASHINGTON, D. C, May 31.— President Eisenhower said today the United States has no word yet whether Red China will follow up release of four American airmen by giving freedom to 53 other Americans held by the Red regime. But he pointed out at his news conference that Red China is representing its release of the four fliers as a move to relieve international tensions. Meantime, joyous members of the families of the four free airmen made preparations to fly to Honolulu to rejoin their next of .kin. Enough Vaccine to Complete Program WASHINGTON, D. C, May 31.— President Eisenhower today said enough Salk polio vaccine will be available to Gomplete within 60 days the current free inoculation program for first and second grade children. He told a news conference he had been informed by Surgeon General Leonard A. Scheele taht within 30 days enough vaccine will have been tested and, as the President said it, put on the shelves to carry out the entire program of the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis. The President went on to say that within 30 days after that the program would be completely administered. I FpREIGN: • Red Chinese Reported Operating Subs TAIPEI, FORMOSA, May 31.— The Red Chinese were reported today to be operating submarines out of Hoeng Shan harbor off the northern Chekiang coast of mainland China. The Tatas News Agency of the Ministry of the Interior said the harbor had become an important military base. It said the subs apparently kept a watch on the U. S. Seventh Fleet and the Nationalist Navy in the Formosa Straight. Four Freed U.S. Fliers Head for Honolulu HONG KONG, China, May 31.— Four American jet pilots shot down in the Korean War emerged from two years in Red Chinese prisons today and headed immediately for a reunion with their families in Honolulu. The four arrived from Canton aboard a Communist train at the border village of Sunchun at 1:17 P. M., 12:17 a.m., EDT. They" reached freedom at exactly 2:33 pjn., 1:33 ajn., EDT when they crossed through the barbed wire barrier which marks the border, between this British Crown colony and Red China. They were greeted by U. S. officials, given a preliminary medical examination by American doctors, and then whisked to Hong Kong. Foreign Ministers Agree to Meet in N.Y. LONDON, England, May 31. — Foreign ministers of the United States, Britain and France have agreed to meet in New York June 16 to map strategy for the projected Big Four Conference with the Soviet Union, official sources reported yesterday. The Western Big Three foreign ministers will consult in New York as a prelude to the 10th_ anniversary celebrations of the founding of the United Nations in San Francisco opening June 30, according to - these sources. Israeli Takes Serious View of Clash JERUSALEM, Palestine, May 31.— The Israeli Foreign Office today formally notified the chief United Nations truce umpire in the Holy Land that Israel takes "a serious view" of yesterdays clash with Egypt along the Gaza strip. Israel has charged that two Israelis were killed and six were wounded when the Egyptians opened fire with mortars and machine guns against two Israeli settlements and an Israel army camp near them. Queen Grants Eden Emergency Powers LONDON, England, May 31. — Queen Elizabeth n. today granted a request of Prime Minister Anthony Eden for a proclamation of a state of emergency to deal with the crippling British railway strike which threatens to disrupt the nations economy. The Queens grant of emergency powers to her first minister was made at ;a hastily-arranged privy council meeting at Balmoral Castle. It was not yet definite when the far-reaching decree will be publicly proclaimed.

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