United Press News Briefs, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-07


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UNITED PRESS NEWS BRIEFS NATIONAL Union Requests cElroy to Intercede IntercedeWASHINGTON WASHINGTON May 6 Defense Secre ¬ tary Neil H McElroy today weighed a union request that he intercede with four of the nations biggest missile and aircraft producers to head off a threatened strike Labor sources said Machinist President Al J Hayes and United Auto Workers chief Walter P Reuther asked McElroy to put pressure on the firms to sweeten their wage offers before contracts expire at mid ¬ night Wednesday The two unions have threatened a walkout by 125000 workers at plants in seven states which could dis ¬ rupt development and production of the Atlas Thor Titan and Polaris missiles missilesJob Job Security Jumps Into Prominence ProminenceDETROIT DETROIT May 6 Job security jumped into prominence in auto contract negotia ¬ tions today following Ford Motor Cos an ¬ nounced shutdown of its Memphis assem ¬ bly plant The United Auto Workers an ¬ nounced it will fight for the job security plank of its bargaining program This plank calls for companypaid transfer ex ¬ penses to a new job or a liberal severance pay settlement for all workers at a closed plant plantRussia Russia Poses Broader ThreatEisenhower ThreatEisenhowerWASHINGTON WASHINGTON May 6 President Eisenhower said today that Russia poses a broader threat to the free world than a year ago especially economically The president said the danger of military action by Russia against its smaller neighbors neighborsj j probably has lessened somewhat But he hesaid said the Kremlin rulers have sharply stepped up their economic and propaganda efforts effortsRCA 1 RCA Kicks Off Gigantic Selling Program I NEW YORK May 6 The Radio Cor ¬ poration of America mindful that the average consumer has more money to spend now than on any May 6 in history 1 today kicked off a threepoint program to programto sell itself out of the recession J FOREIGN FOREIGNI I Asks Pardon for Political Offenders I I BUENOS AIRES May 6 President Ar turo Frondizi has asked Congress to grant a blanket pardon to all Argentine political offenders presumably including supporters of ousted exPresident Juan D Peron The pardon measure which Frondizi sent to Congress yesterday would forgive all po ¬ litical and military crimes or common crimes linked therewith therewithDoenitz Doenitz Criticizes Ike on Rescue Plans PlansMUNICH MUNICH May 6 Former Grand Adm Karl Doenitz Hitlers successor in the last days of World War jr today criticized President Eisenhower for refusing as a general to join in his plan to rescue Ger man troops and civilians from the Rus ¬ sians Doenitz released September 30 1956 from a 10year war crimes sentence im ¬ posed by the Nuernberg Tribunal published the first installment of his memoirs in the German magazine Quick Alliance Seeks Interview With Zoli ZoliROME ROME May 6 The tiny Republican Radical Political Alliance asked for an in interview terview with Premier Adone Zoli today to complain about Roman Catholic Church interference in Italys general election campaign The party leaders planned to ask Zoli to lodge an official protest with the Vatican against an appeal for electoral unity of Italian Catholics issued Friday by the countrys 280 bishops They charged that the appeal violated the 1929 concordat between the Vatican and state stateCarmargo Carmargo Set to Take Office August 7 7BOGOTA BOGOTA Colombia May 6 President Elect Alberto Lleras Camargo is scheduled to take office August 7 at the head of a national unity regime providing equal equalrepresentation representation for both of Colombias major parties Latest returns from Sun ¬ days elections gives Lleras 2038000 votes to 480993 for Jorge Leyva candidate of an extremist conservative faction factionPrepare Prepare to Mass Forces Against Rebels SINGAPORE May 6 Indonesian Loyal ¬ ist Premier Djuanda indicated today the Jakarta regime is preparing to mass its forces against the rebels on Celebes Island now that effective resistance on Sumatra has collapsed Djuanda in a speech aboard Jakartas new Italianbuilt escort sloop Pattimura said the fall of the former rebel capital at Bukittingi means troops can be further concentrated against insurgent positions in North Celebes probably in ¬ cluding the bases of the rebel air force

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