United Press News Round-Up, Daily Racing Form, 1955-06-27


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UNITED PRESS NEWS ROUND-UR J NATIONAL: Russias Attack Brings Rebuttal WASHINGTON, D. C, June 25. Russias unprovoked attack on an American plane over international waters brought angry cries from congressional leaders today, with some questioning the usefulness of next months "summit" meeting in Geneva. Sen. Mike Mansfield D.-Mont., influential member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said if the attack was deliberately planned by the Russian government we should seriously consider calling off the coming Big Four talks. Wildcat Strikes Idle 16,000 Workers DETROIT, Mich., June 25. Wildcat strikes at General Motors and Chrysler Corp., plants idled almost 16,000 workers today. Some 8,500 GM workers remained off their jobs at the Willow Run trans-1 mission plant when a wild meeting of 500 members of CIO United Auto Workers Local 735 ended in disorder last night after a vote to continue the walkout. Javits Requests Aid to Combat Narcotics NEW YORK, N. Y., Junei25. New York State Attorney General Jacob J. Javits called today for a national effort, with the states cooperating with each other and the federal government, to combat the narcotic problem. Javits told a Senate subcommittee the trend of narcotic addiction is "sharply up" and that in New York City alone it is at a record high of 35 per cent over the peak year of 1951. Predict Fight Against Labor Unions WASHINGTON, D. C, June 25. Two labor leaders predicted today that organized industry will launch "sharper attacks" on labor unions as a result of the auto workers winning a guaranteed annual wage. "A guaranteed annual wage is the one thing big business has an abhorrence for," they said. President Earl W. Jimer-son and Secretary-Treasurer Patrick E. Gorman of the Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen AFL said industry will fight "desperately" against the GAW. Introduce Bill to Stop Canadian Con Men WASHINGTON, D. C, June 25. Sen. J. W. Fulbright announced today he will introduce a bill Monday designed to stop Canadian confidence men from fleecing American investors of millions of dollars a year. The Arkansas Democrats measure would deny the U. S. mails and telephone and telegraph facilities to Canadian sellers of securities who refuse to come to this country and answer charges of the Securities and Exchange Commission. The bill grew out of the recent investigation of the stock market boom by the Senate Banking Committee headed by Fulbright. Ike Observes Lumbering Techniques WITH PRESIDENT EISENHOWER IN NEW ENGLAND, June 25. President Eisenhower broke a fishing week end in Maine today to observe at close hand the latest lumbering techniques in the North Woods of New Hampshire. Before leaving the Lancaster, N. H., Farm of Commerce Secretary Sinclair Weeks, Mr. Eisenhower followed up recent Senate action and formally ratified the Austrian Independence Treaty in behalf of the United States. Steel Industry Resumes Negotiations PITTSBURGH, Pa., June 25. The CIO United Steelworkers and U. S. Steel Corp., resumed wage negotiations today as the union made "routine" preparations for a possible strike by 600,000 steelworkers. USW President David J. McDonald and John A. Stephens, vice-president and chief negotiator for "big steel," re-opened discussions temporarily suspended after the unionte angry rejection of the companys initial settlement offer of a 6 cents-plus hourly pay increase Thursday night. FOREIGN: Rhee Says Reds Trying to Win World SEOUL, Korea, June 25. President Syngman Rhee said today on the fifth anniversary of the start of the Korean Wat that the Communists are trying to win the world by negotiation and succeeding in some areas. It was five years ago today that North Korean troops poured across the 38th parallel near Panmunjom in an act of aggression that brought instant denunciatidn by the Free World and the United Nations into its first war. Striking Seamen Back to Work Monday LONDON, England, June 25;. Striking seamen in Liverpool voted today to go back to work Monday, ending a major walkout that had tied up British luxury transatlantic liners. The Liverpool strikers decided to end their walkout after a sympathy strike of seamen, caterers and steward in the big port of Southampton had petered out. The back-to-work decision came amid rightwing press charges that the crippling walkout had been organized by Communists. Seek Repatriation of Jap Nationalists TOKYO, Japan, June 25. A high government spokesman said today Japan will officially approach the Red Chinese gov-! ernment on the repatriation of Japanese Nationals stranded on the China mainland. The statement by Suao Sonoda, parliamentary vice-minister of foreign affairs, was the first admission that the Hatoyama government itself would negotiate with Communist China. Negotiations had been left in the hands of the Japanese Red Cross and two lef twing organizations designated by Peiping. Chou Accepts Invitation to Visit Pakistan KARACHI, Pakistan, June 25. Red Chinas Premier Chou En-Lai has accepted an invitation to visit Pakistan, but no definite day has been set, Pakistani Premier Mohammed Ali disclosed today. Ali said he invited Chou to Pakistan during the recent Afro-Asian Conference at Bandung, Indonesia. Five British Ships Fired On, Intercepted TOKYO, Japan, June 25. Radio Peiping said today Nationalist Chinese warships fired on or intercepted five British merchant ships during the first six months of this year off the Red-held mainland. The broadcast identified the British ships involved as the Nigerock, Tai Seun Hong, Westway, Inch wells and Incharra. Experts to Complete Big Four Preparations LONDON, England, June 25. United States, British and French experts will meet July 8 in Paris to complete preparations for the Big Four "summit" talks in Geneva, it was reported yesterday. Reliable sources said the experts will remain in session almost to the opening day of the Geneva talks, July 18. Their recommendations will be presented to the Western foreign ministers who are scheduled to convene in Paris on the eve of the Geneva Conference.

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