United Press News Briefs, Daily Racing Form, 1956-05-05


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UNITED PRESS NEWS BRIEFS NATIONAL NATIONALBlast Blast GOPs International DoubleTalk DoubleTalkNEW NEW YORK N Y May 4 Gov Averell Harriman of New York and Sen Herbert H Lehman D N Y said last night the Eisenhower administration has created an illusion that it has brought peace to the United States The two Democratic leaders said tension in the Middle East increased Communist influence and unrest in Cy ¬ prus make talks of peace Republican doubletalkWomen doubletalk Women Voters to Study Loyalty Program ProgramThe The 126000 members of the League of Women Voters will concentrate on the problems of federal loyalty programs and water conservation during the next two years Delegates to the leagues 22d na ¬ tional convention in Chicago yesterday voted not to include foreign aid in the leagues 195658 action program After three days debate the delegates decided that the 1000 local leagues should focus action and study on an evaluation of the federal loyaltysecurity program recogniz ¬ ing the need for safeguarding national se ¬ curity and protecting individual liberties libertiesProbe Probe Reds Intimidation of Refugees RefugeesWASHINGTON WASHINGTON D C May 4 The state department is quietly investigating attempts by a number of Soviet satellites to force the return of refugees who escaped the iron curtain A department spokesman said today the whole question of involun ¬ tary repatriation is being looked into with respect to all countries Officials said any flagrant violations will be the subject of reprimands like those already issued to Russia and Poland Bela Varga exiled speaker of the Hungarian parlia ¬ ment told Senate Internal Security Sub ¬ committee yesterday Hungarian diplomats have used terrorism and blackmail to force the return of refugees refugeesChallenge Challenge Ikes Right to Deny Information WASHINGTON D C May 4pThe legal staff of the House Government Operations Committee is challenging President Eisen ¬ howers claim that he can withhold infor ¬ mation requested by Congress The staff also claims Congress has the power to jail a federal official without court action for refusing to disclose requested information Refusals by the President and heads of departments to furnish information to the Congress are not constitutional law the staff said yesterday in a 26page brief They represent a mere naked claim of privilege privilegeFOREIGN FOREIGN FOREIGNPlace Place Moroccan City Under Curfew CurfewMARRAKESH MARRAKESH Morocco May 4 The governor of Marrakesh slapped a duskto dawn curfew on the citys seething Arab sector today to prevent new violence Ven ¬ geanceseeking Nationalists in the past three years have killed 42 followers of the late Pasha of Marrakesh El Glaoui Moroc ¬ can security officials who rushed here from the capital in Rabat met today to investi ¬ gate the cause of the riots riotsAngloRussian AngloRussian Middle East Pact Possible PossibleLONDON LONDON England May 4 The Daily Express said today the United States and Britain may abandon their defensive build up in the Middle East in return for a Russian promise to respect British in ¬ fluence in the strategic area The conserva rtive newspaper said TJ S officials have indicated willingness to support an Anglo Russian plan discussed during Prime Minister Anthony Edens recent talks with Soviet leaders to scrap the Baghdad pact The U Ssupported alliance of Britain Pakistan Turkey Iran and Iraq was in ¬ tended to block land routes between Russia and the oilrich Middle East It is still in the planning stage stageCharge Charge Jordan Violated Border Truce TruceJERUSALEM JERUSALEM Israeli Sector May 4 Israel charged today that Egyptian and Jordanian infiltrators violated Israeli territory only a few hours after United Nations secretaryGeneral Dag Hammarsk jold completed his peace mission in the Middle East One Jordan infiltrator was killed in a clash with an Israeli patrol au ¬ thorities said Israeli army Col Nehemia Brosh said that in one incident an Israeli patrol encountered Jordan infiltrators in the Gilboa region yesterday and shot one Gilboa is near the IsraelisJordan border about 45 miles north of Jerusalem JerusalemClaim Claim Defeated Candidate Started Riot RiotSAO SAO LUIS Brazil May 4 A disgruntled Socialist was to blame for the abortive re ¬ volt that flared briefly in this provincial capital yesterday authorities said today Alves Gondim a military police captain whose political ambitions were frustrated by defeat in last years election of state legislators led the 24man army that attacked the governors mansion at mid ¬ night Wedensday Gov Eurico Ribeiro was ocnferring at the time with Socialist Sen Vitorino Freiere the political boss Gondim blames for his defeat

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