United Press News Briefs, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-05


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UNITED PRESS — j NEWS — — BRIEFS NATIONAL: Loyalists Shoot Down U.S.-Made Bomber SINGAPORE, May 3.— The Indonesian Loyalists said today they shot down one and damaged another of the obsolete U.S.-made bombers — allegedly piloted by Americans and Chinese "adventurers" — which attacked Ambon Thursday. The Antara Loyalist News Agency said one of the B-26s cracked offshore after it was hit by anti-aircraft fire, while another flew away trailing smoke from a wing. Nixon Meets Argentine Farm Leaders BUENOS AIRES. May 3.— Vice-President Richard T. Nixon drove into the country today to meet farm leaders on the final day of his visit to Argentina. Nioxn was the guest of honor at a picnic given by the nations farm asosciations on a farm 20 miles outside Buenos Aires. The vice-president leaves tomorrow for Asuncion, Paraguay, third stop on his 18-day, eight-nation tour of Latin America. Riot Police Rescue Six U.S. Paratroopers VENICE, May 3.— More than 100 riot police today rescued six U. S. paratroopers from a hotel besieged through the night by a mob of Italians angered because the soldiers had burned a Communist election banner. The six and a large group of other American paratroopers on leave here were hustled out of the city by police and put aboard a train for Germany. Legionnaires Kill 29 Rebellious Soldiers ALGIERS, May 3. — French legionnaires today reported they had killed 29 rebellious soldiers fighting in the French-controlled private army of one-time rebel leader Gen. Mohammed Bellounis. The reports said the battle between legionnaires and Bellounis militia took place after a detachment of the Moslem generals force refuesd a French order to evacuate the town of Ksar El Irane .in Southern Algeria. I United States Rejects Rapacki Plan WARSAW, May 3.— The TJ. s. has rejected the "Rapacki" plan for a nuclear ban in Central Europe, Polish sources said today. The sources said the American note turning down the plan to prohibit nuclear weapons in Poland, East and West Germany and Czechoslovakia was delivered this morning. .FOREIGN: j Will Achieve H-Bomb Power Heat Soon I WASHINGTON, May 3. — A top Atomic Energy Commission official says this country will achieve "within a few years" the 100-million-degree temperatures needed to ignite controlled H-bomb reactions for power. Dr. Arthur E. Ruark, chief of the AECs thermonuclear power program, says . the commission is pushing "rapidly" four different programs to heat heavy hydrogen gas to the "ignition temperature" where nuclear fusion reactions will generate as much power as is lost by radiation. Undertake Study of Yugoslavia NEW YORK, May 3.— The Twentieth Century Fund announced today that it would undertake a study of Yugoslavia, aimed principally at exploring the implications of that countrys attempt to steer a course independent of Russia. The study will be headed by Dr. George W. Hoffman, associate professor of geography, Univer-I sity of Texas, and Dr. Fred W. Neal, associate professor of international relations and government, Claremont Graduate j School, California. Lodge Advocates Language Studies HARTFORD. Conn., May 3. — Henry Cabot Lodge, United States ambassador to the United Nations, said tonight that the U. S. should "wake up" and realize its dependence on diplomacy and the critical jieed for language studies to understand others. Lodge spoke at the 19th Quadrennial Congress of LUnion Saint-Jean-Bap-tiste DAmerique, an, organization which spreads interest in foreign languages and cultures in the U. S. .He -was awarded the groups Cheverus Medal as an eminent American citizen. Ten American Educators to Visit- Russia 1 WASHINGTON, May 3.— Ten American educators will leave Tuesday for a month-long study of education in the Soviet Union, the Department of Health, Education and Welfare announced today. The delegation wil be headed by Lawrence G. Derthick, U. S. commissioner of education. Supreme Court Has Nothing to Fear | WASHINGTON. May 3. — Sen. John .Marshall Butler R-Md. said today the supreme court has nothing to fear from , Congress "so long as It stays in its own judicial sphere." He made the statement in commenting on the- bill approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee this week to j strip the court of some, of its power and I reverse, three. of. its security case_decisions.

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