United Press News Briefs, Daily Racing Form, 1957-06-26


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UNITED PRESS ■ r NEWS BRIEFS NATIONAL: Manufacturers Oppose Funds Regulation WASHINGTON, D. C, June 25.— The National Association of Manufacturers today opposed a bill designed to bring industry-run employe pension and welfare funds under federal regulation. George T. Fonda, vice-president of Weirton Steel Co., arid chairman of NAMS Employe Health and Benefits Committee, said "hundreds of thousands" of plans operated by employers are working efficiently with maximum gains for beneficiaries and should not be placed under federal controls. Jackson Warns U. S. Lagging in A-Power NEW YORK, N. Y., June 25.— Sen. Henry M. Jackson D-Wash. warned today that the United States is lagging badly in its efforts to produce low-cost atomic power. Jackson, a member of the Congressional Joint Committee on Atomic Energy, told the annual American Public Power Associations Convention the present policy of the atomic energy commission does not meet head-on the challenge of the peaceful use of the atom. Seek Exchange of Radio, TV Broadcasts WASHINGTON, D. C, June 25. — The United States has prodded Russia to agree to a regular exchange between the two nations of uncensored radio and television broadcasts. The proposal was handed to Soviet Ambassador Georgi N. Zaroubin yesterday by Ambassador William S. Lacey, special assistant to Secretary of State John Foster Dulles for East-West changes. Kishi Asks ,U. N. to End Nuclear Tests NEW YORK, N. Y., June 25.— Japanese Prime Minister Nobusuke Kishi appealed to the United, Nations today to take the lead in halting nuclear tests. In a speech broadcast over the U. N. Worldwide Radio, Kishi also called on the U. N. to guide the world toward a sweeping disarmament program. Byrd-Claims Eisenhower Didnt Cooperate WASHINGTON, D. C, June 25.— Sen. Harry F. Byrd D-Va. has charged that President Eisenhower failed to .co-operate with congressional budget cutters and thereby hampered economy efforts. Byrd, chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, said Congress actually has done much to cut the presidents -record peacetime budget of almost 72 billion "clollars. FOREIGN: Gromykos Tirade for Showdown Talks LONDON, England, June 25. — Andrei Gromykos angry tirade against the United States today appears to be an effort to force a nuclear showdown in the London disarmament talks, Western observers said. U. S. Delegate Harold E. Stassen studied the text of the statement made in Moscow by the Soviet foreign minister before meeting with other Western delegates to decide whether it was a "put up or shut up" demand. Israeli Nurse Killed by Syrian Gunfire JERUSALEM, Israel, June 25. — An Israeli nurse was shot and killed by Syrian gunfire last night and Jsraeli official sources accused Syria and Egypt today of trying to provoke Irael into retaliatory action. Declare Arab States Shouldnt Interfere BAGHDAD, Iraq, June 25. — The Hashem-ite kingdoms of Iraq arid Jordan declared yesterday that no Arab country should interfere in the internal-affairs of other Arab states. Bourges-Manoury May Remain in Power PARIS, France, June 25. — Premier Mau- [rice Bourges-Manoury, victorious in his J [first major test in the National Assembly, will remain in power at least until fall if he survives his second, informed sources said . today. Boiu-ges-Manoury, a 42-year-old radical Socialist, won a vote of confidence from the deputies last night on a bill designed to save the franc and pull Fiance out of a serious financial crisis. Adenauers Recovery Heads Off Upset BONN, Germany, June 25. — Chancellor Konrad Adenauers swift recovery from the grippe headed off today what might have * been a major political upset in West Germany less than three months before the September 15 general elections. Adenauers illness also spotlighted again his stubborn refusal to name a "Crown Prince." The 81-year-old statesman returned to his office today after being confined to bed for six ■ days. Korea Observes 7th Anniversary of War i SEOUL, Korea, June 25.— The Republic -and of Korea today observed the seventh an-niversary of the Korean War in an air of exuberance and confidence created by , the promise of a U. N. military build-up in South Korea. -r- ».

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