United Press News Round-Up, Daily Racing Form, 1955-06-07


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• — - _J . 1 UNITED PRESS NEWS ROUND-UP j FOREIGN: Identify Skeleton as Saxon Invader DUNSTABLE, England, June 6.— Arch-eologists today identified the skeleton of a hulking warrior found in a grave near here as that of a Saxon invader from about 450 A.D. The invader was at least six-feet, four-inches tall and was buried with shield, spear and knife, the archeologists reported. The discovery is expected to rank as one of the most important archeo-logical finds in recent years. Press Blasts Russia-Yugoslav Declaration TAIPEI, Formosa, June 6. — The National Chinese press yesterday blasted the Russia-Yugoslav declaration and said the Yugoslavs again have become a tool of the Russians. The Kung Lun Daily News said the most absurd part was in relation to China. Marshal Tito agreed with Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev that Formosa should be given to the Chinese Communists. Tried to Get Police Help for Symonds SINGAPORE, China, June 6. — A witness testified today how he tried to get police help for United Press correspondent Gene Symonds after he was assaulted by a mob. Witnesses also told how a police car drove past Symonds without stopping to help him. These witnesses were testifying at a coroners inquiry being held to determine the facts surrounding the death of Symonds, United Press manager for Southeast Asia, on May 13 after he was stoned and beaten by a rioting mob. Ask Israel to Set Up Demilitarized Zone JERUSALEM, Israel, June 6.— Foreign diplomatic sources said today the U. S. State Department is attempting to persuade Israel to accept a new demilitarized zone along its frontier with the "Gaza Strip" area of Northeastern Egypt. These sources said the United States does not dispute the. right of the Israeli army to patrol the border. But U. S. authorities were said to believe that the movement of these patrols along the tense border is a decisive factor in provoking frequent and extremely dangerous incidents. Royal Member to Inaugurate Exhibition COLOMBO, Ceylonx June 6.— The Ceylon Government said today that Britain has consented to send a .member of the Royal Family to inaugurate the Colombo Plan Exhibition in 1957. There was no indication as to which member would come. Informed sources said the stated choice here is Princess Margaret. Four Destroyers to Be Safeguarded TOKYO, Japan, June 6.— Four 1,600-ton destroyers to be constructed in Japanese dockyards for the sea defense force this year will be equipped with safeguards against radioactive contamination by atom and hydrogen bombs, a Navy spokesman said today. Concern with these measures mounted after the atom-dusting of 23 Japanese tuna fishermen by an H-bomb fallout near Bikini in March 1954. NATIONAL: Segregation Deadlock Break Imperative WASHINGTON, D. C, June 6.— Senate Democratic leader Lyndon B. Johnson said today it is imperative to U. S. security that Congress break the deadlock over segregation that has stalled action on President Eisenhowers military reserves bill. sincerely hope," the Texas Democrat told reporters, "that we will not imperil the existence of our nation byv raising issues which can have no meaning in terms of results." Dulles Dubious on Big Four Results COLUMBIA, S. C, June 6. — Secretary of State John Foster Dulles said today he doubts whether the coming Big Four meeting will immediately "relax" international tensions as Russia is claiming. However? he said he hopes the heads-of -state meeting will "serve to identify the present causes of tension and set a course which may lead to eliminating threats to peace and freedom." Extra Legislative Session in New Jersey TRENTON, N. J., June 6.— The 179th State Legislature abandoned plans to adjourn its regular 1955 session today. Republican legislative leaders said it would take at least one more meeting to clear the calendar for a recess until August. The session will be held later this week or early next week, they said. Senate and assembly leaders, who met with Gov. Robert B. Meyner for more than an hour this morning, agreed that the extra session would be necessary despite the pigeon holing of major controversial measures until xthe fall. Senate Approves Ikes JCS Appointments WASHINGTON, D. C, June 6.— The senate approved unanimously today President Eisenhowers appointments for two-year terms as members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. They are Adm. Arthur W. Radford, chairman; Gen. Maxwell D. Taylor, Army; Adm. Arleigh A. Burke, Navy, and Gen. Nathan F. Twining, Air Force. Asks Explanation of Plan Against Press WASHINGTON, D. C, June 6.— Rep. Emanuel Celler today demanded that Attorney General Herbert Brownell, Jr., explain his reported plan to settle the governments anti-trust suit against newspaper publishers and advertisers. The New York Democrat, chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, brought up the subject at a formal hearing on monopoly and anti-trust problems. Guaranteed Semi-Annual Wage for Ford DETROIT, June 6. — CIO United Auto Worker president Walker Reuther today won the "guaranteed semi-annual wage" for 140,500 Ford workers in a new three-year contract with Ford Motor Company. The package, he said, was worth 20 cents hourly to the workers and established the principle of the union demand for a "guaranteed annual wage" even though it was for only 26 weeks instead of a year. The new contract also provided pay raises, bigger pensions and improved health insurance for the workers.

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