United Press News Briefs, Daily Racing Form, 1957-06-06


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JNITED PRESS j NEWS BRIEFS NATIONAL: Son Born to Clifton Daniels NEW YORK, N. Y., June 5. Mrs. Margaret Truman Daniel, 33, gave birth today to a six and one-half pound son the first grandchild for former president and Mrs. Harry S. Truman. "He doesnt look like anybody I ever saw," said the babys father, New York Times newsman E. Clifton Daniel Jr., 44. The Trumans boarded a train in Missouri this morning to come see for themselves. Ike Gives Views oh Banning Nuclear Tests WASHINGTON, D. C, June 5. President Eisenhower said today he favors a total ban on testing nuclear weapons, provided such a prohibition is linked firmly to an international agreement backed up by inspection prohibiting forever the future use of such weapons in war. The Presidents news conference remarks on bombtesting stemmed from the current controversy over the effects of radioactivity generated by such tests. Ike Confident Gl Will Get Fair Trial WASHINGTON, D. C, June 5. President Eisenhower said today he is confident American GI William S. Gii-ard will get a fair trial in Japanese courts. He told his news conference that the U. S. government will follow the case every step of the way and intervene through diplomatic channels if it appears that any injustice might be done. Eisenhower praised the Japanese judicial system. He said U. S. legal experts have told him Japanese courts have been eminently fair in the trials of American soldiers who came under their jurisdiction. Free Europe Honors General Marshall WASHINGTON, D. C, June 5. Free Europe honored Gen. George C. Marshall today on the 10th anniversary of the Harvard University speech in which he offered this countrys help to war-shattered nations willing to help themselves. The warrior-statesman, accompanied by Mrs. Marshall, emerged from retirement at his Leesburg, Va., home to attend ceremonies at Blair -JLee House and the German Embassy. From the Harvard speech of June 5, 1947, stemmed the 3-year, 12 billion dollar -Marshall plan credited with saving western Europe from communism. AEC Commissioner States Basic Choice WASHINGTON, D. C, June 5. Atomic energy commissioner Willard F. Libby said today the basic choice on continuing nuclear tests is: run the "very small" risk from radioactive fallout or risk annihilation by an enemy. Libby told the House-Senate atomic radiation sub-committee that "testing constitutes a small risk very small compared to ordinary risks which can be tolerated." But the famed scientist stressed in his prepared statement that "it is not contended that there is no risk." FOREIGN: Kiski Not Opposed to Red China Trade TOKYO, Japan, June 5. Prime Minister Nobusuke Kishi said today Japan recognizes Nationalist China but is not opposed to trade with Communist China. At the same time he was critical of Britains action in relaxing bars on trade with Red China without the approval of othei free world countries. Kishi outlined his views on the Red China problem during a news conference called to discuss the tour of Southeast Asia from which he returned to Tokyo Tuesday night. Says Egyptian Situation HasCalmed Down NAPLES, Italy, June 5. Canadian Maj. Gen. Edson Burns, commander of the U.N. Emergency Forces in Egypt, said today the situation there has ,fcalmed down remarkably," but refused to predict when his troops will withdraw. The U.N. soldier-diplomat and Middle East veteran showed cautious optimism in an interview with the United Press before leaving by plane for the Gaza strip at end of an 11-day Italian vacation. Burns said the Israeli-Arab situation was "very quiet" when he last observed it directly. He said he had no details of minor incidents after his departure from the Middle East. Coty Asks Mollet to Form New Government PARIS, France, June 5. Christian Democratic leader Pierre Pflimlin announced today that he has given up his effort to form a new cabinet and end Frances growing 15-day-old government crisis. President Rene Coty immediately asked outgoing premier Guy Mollet, a Socialist, to head up a new government. Mollet was expected to decline. Pflimlin, 50-year-old National president of the Catholic popular Republican movement MRP, gave up after five days of trying when the Socialist party refused to back him. Since they control a large bloc of votes in the National Assembly, their support is essential.

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