United Press News Round-Up, Daily Racing Form, 1955-06-28


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; , UNITED PRESS NEWS ROUND-UP NATIONAL: ; Tax Reduction Would Cut Overlapping WASHINGTON, D. C, June 27. A federal commission said today the high cost of government makes it impossible to eliminate overlapping federal, state, and local taxes. The commission studied the problem for almost two years. The best chance to reduce overlapping, the commission said, would be in a "major "reduction" of the total tax loads carried by American citizens. School Integration Important Aim ATLANTIC CITY, N. J., June 27. Vice-President Richard M. Nixon yesterday called integration of public schools the most important aim in a point-four program to end racial discrimination: Speaking before the annual meeting of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Nixon said, "We have seen the end of segregation in thearmed services, the launching of a winning campaign to end segregation in the District of Columbia and the legal groundwork laid toward accomplishing what in the long run is the most important objective of all the integration of the public school system. Knowland Opposes Georges Suggestion WASHINGTON, D. C., June 27. Senate GOP leader William F. Knowland has announced his opposition to Sen. Walter F. Georges suggestion that Japan be allowed to increase her trade with Red China. But TJ. N. Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr., has said that trade with a country is "conceivable," even if "ybu dont like" that countrys government. "It 1 depends on how its worked out," he added. Hoover Commission Proposes New Plan WASHINGTON, D. C, June 27. The Hoover Commission today proposed strengthening the Defense Departments Civilian High Command and offered a new plan to cut "waste" in military buying. The commission also recommended that the department be allowed to hire top-flight executives without forcing them to liquidate their business holdings. In a report to Congress, the commission said its defense recommendations if carried out would save the government more than ,000,000,000 a year. inletter Against West Disarmament Offers NEW YORK, N. Y., Jutfe 27. Thomas K. Finletter, secretary of the Air Force under former President Truman, said today that Western proposals for disarmament are "unworkable." If the disarmament proposals become fact instead of theory, he said, the United States and her allies would be stripped of atomic weapons and Russia and her allies would be left with tremendous armies." He said the United States should abandon the plan-and seek one which would be effective. Suggests Studying Differences CLEVELAND, Ohio, June 27. A. D. P. Heeney, Canadian ambassador to the Unit-edStates, told the -fortieth annual Convention of Kiwanis International today that Americans and Canadians should study each others differences, rather than likenesses, to improve their friendship. "In our many joint affairs," he said, "the American and Canadian point of view cannot always be expected to coincide precisely; It is in this area, I believe, that our relationship deserves a good deal more attention than it normally receives. FOREIGN: - May Announce Formation of New Cabinet BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, June 27. President Juan D. Peron may announce formation of a new Cabinet today, according to informed sources. All 16 ministers resigned last Thursday to give Peron a free hand in any changes he considered necessary as a result of the abortive revolt of June 16. The sources predicted that at least five of the former ministers would be replaced. Of the ministries where changes are anticipated, the most important is that of the ministry of interior. The portfolio has been held by Angel C. Borlenghi since Peron first took office in 1946. Red Migs Down Warplane, Airliner TAIPEI, Formosa, June 27. Chinese Communist Migs shot down a Nationalist warplane today and forced a commercial airliner to crash land near Matsu Island, wounding an American doctor aboard for a mercy flight. The Soviet-built jet fighters attacked a Fooshing Air Lines amphibianunder charter-to the U. S. Military Assistance Advisory Group and forced it to crash land on White Dog Island, a Nationalist outpost near Matsu. Nehru Saw No Iron Curtain VIENNA,. Austria, June 27. Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru said today he "saw no Iron Curtain" on his travels in Russia arid its satellites. He said a new drive for peaceful coexistence between East and West is needed, because world statesmen have proved incompetent to. settle global problems by military means. Nehru, at a press conference, ducked all questions by newsmen relating to Russias oppression of her satelli6es and about Red slave labor camps. Measure of Cold War Victory Within Grasp LONDON, England, June 27. Prime Minister Anthony Eden told a nation-wide radio audience last night that a measure of Cold War victory may now lie within the grasp of the Westl Edens address commemorated the 10th anniversary of the United Nations. It came at a time European diplomatic circles saw possible signs of a thaw in Soviet Cold War strategy. Chou Pledges Support to Big Four TOKYO, Japan, June 27. Chinese Communist Premier Chou En-Lai pledged Red Chinas support Sunday to the Geneva conference of Big Four chiefs of government, Peiping Radio said today. Peiping broadcast the text" of a speech Chou delivered at a banquet in Peiping honoring Ho Chi Minh, leader of the Communist Viet Minh in northern Indochina. Expect Adenauer to Confer in Moscow BONN, Germany, June 27. A spokesman for the West German government said today that Chancellor Konrad Adenauer will announce sometime this week his acceptance of an invitation to confer with Soviet leaders in Moscow. The"spokes-man said Adenauer will tell the Russians he is prepared to open diplomatic, trade and cultural relations with the Soviet Union. However, he will add that a number of questions must be "clarified" first.

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