United Press News Briefs, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-06


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[ UNITED PRESS j NEWS BRIEFS NATIONAL: • Norways Princess Arrives for Visit NEW YORK, May 5. — Norways Princess j Astride arrived today on a 10-day visit to the United States. Highlights of her. visit jwill be her first meeting with President Eisenhower at a luncheon tomorrow in Washington and attendance at the Minnesota Centennial Celebration in Minneapolis, May 8-11. ; U. S. Steel Expects Business Improvement HOBOKEN, N. J., May 5.— U. S. Steel Corp., the worlds biggest steel company, looks for an improvement in its business "in the months ahead" and is "moving forward consistently" in its expansion programs to be ready for the improved demand, Chairman Roger M: Blough said today. Bloughs remarks were prepared for delivery at the annual stockholders meeting here on the campus of Stevens j Institute. Ike Names Hoover Personal Representative WASHINGTON. May 5.— President Eisenhower designated former President Herbert Hoover today to be his personal representative at the "United States Day" ceremonies—July 2, 3 and 4 — at the Brussels World Fair. Hoover, who underwent a gall bladder "operation April 19, advised Eisenhower that physicians thought he would be able to make the trip. ! Bradley Takes Issue With Vinson j WASHINGTON, May 5.— Gen. Omar N. Bradley said today the danger of a Prussian-type general staff corps emerging I from President Eisenhowers military reorganization plan is so remote "its a waste of time to even discuss it:" Bradley, five-start World War U. hero and now a watch company executive, thus took issue_ with Chairman Carl Vinson D-Ga. of the House Armed Services Committee. i . Foreign-Aid Defeat Possible— N PA I WASHINGTON, May 5.— The National , Planning Association said last night Russia may hand the United States a "catastrophic" foreign-aid defeat unless strings attached to many U. S.-aid programs are cut. The association said, that foreign nations increasingly — and with some justifi-, cation — view this countrys foreign-aid ac-tivites as "begrudging, niggardly and . petty-minded." "FOREIGN: 50,000 Busmen Strike, in London LONDON, May 5. — Fifty thousand London bus drivers and conductors quit work today in a strike that crippled commuter services and paralyzed the downtown area with monumental traffic jams at the start of a record tourist season. Many Britons feared the bus strike, effective last midnight, would be followed by a similar" walkout, over wages by employes of the nationalized railroad and by a sympathy strike of the citys subway system. Fifteen NATO Ministers Meet COPENHAGEN. May 5.— The 15. NATO foreign ministers met here today, sobered ; by a U. S. warning that Russia no longer wants al summit conference. Authorita-i tive sources said Secretary of State. John Foster Dulles was informing the Western , Allies he believed Russia, might attend a summit meeting— but only if it were held on the Kremlins own terms. Gomulka, Cyrankiewicz on Satellite Visit WARSAW, May 5. — Polish Communist leader Wladyslaw Gomulka left here today for a visit to Romania, Bulgaria and Hungary that is expected to give Poland closer ties with the other Communist satellites. Gomulka was accompanied by Premier Josef Cyrankiewicz and other party and government leaders. Elect Few Remaining Deputies in Iraq BAGHDAD, Iraq, May 5. — Voters today elected the few remaining deputies in the I new Iraq Parliament, but most opposition I followers boycotted the election on the grounds it was not free. Most members of Parliament took their seats without op-I position and, in most of Iraq, the election was over before it officially began. Gromyko Hands Note to Thompson MOSCOW, May 5. — Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko today handed U.S. Ambassador Llewellyn Thompson a note believed to contain the Russian reply to the Western agreement to discuss preliminary arrangements for a summit conference. Gromyko first received French Ambassador Maurice Dejean, Thompson three hours later and then met with Sir Patrick Reilly, the British ambassador. Nixon Arrives in Bolivia LA PAZ, Bolivia, May 5. — Vice-President Richard M. Nixon flew into this two-mile-high capital of Bolivia today to reach the half-way point of his 18-day tour of eight I South American countries.

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