United Press News Briefs, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-08


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UNITED PRESS NEWS BRIEFS NATIONAL NYC Seeks OK to End Passenger Service ServiceWASHINGTON WASHINGTON May 7 The New York Central Railroad urged Congress yesterday to give financially pressed railroads au ¬ thority to threaten to discontinue passen ¬ ger service as a weapon against discrim ¬ inatory state and local taxes Central President Alfred E Permian told the House Transportation Subcommittee New York State officials were boosting railroad taxes and using the money to aid the railroads competitors He also urged Congress to give the ICC authority to permit railroads to abandon passenger service completely un ¬ der certain circumstances circumstancesUS US Australia Agree on Antarctica AntarcticaWASHINGTON WASHINGTON May 7 The United States and Australia have agreed to joint operation of the Wilkes Research Station in Antarctica after the close of the inter ¬ national geophysical year December 31 A joint U SAustralian announcement said the United States will contribute all the buildings and facilities at its Wilkes sta ¬ tion plus all supplies fuel and food re ¬ maining there December 31 istralia will provide logistic and administrative serv ¬ ices Scientists from both nations will join in technical studies research and scientific observations observationsReport Report Molotov Recalled to Moscow MoscowWASHINGTON WASHINGTON May 7 Former Soviet Foreign Minister V M Molotov has been recalled to Moscow from his obscure diplo ¬ matic post as ambassador to Outer Mon ¬ golia a Soviet af fails writer reported today Leon Volkov said in Newsweek Magazine that Premier Nikita Khrushchev may have canceled Molotovs exile in order to make an example of the unreconstructed Stal ¬ inist in a bloody new Kremlin power struggle The State Department said it has not received any report that Molotov was back in the Soviet capital Regard Demand as Political Maneuver I WASHINGTON May 7 The Lebanese j Governments reported demand for a tri pling of American aid or else was re j garded here today as a domestic political maneuver by the ruling Christian Party Informed U S sources said the govern ¬ ment of President Camille N Chamoun was talking tough to the United States in order to disprove Moslem opposition charges that it had become an American tool FOREIGN FOREIGNMinisters Ministers Agree on Tough Stand StandCOPENHAGEN COPENHAGEN May 7 The United States and its North Atlantic allies wound up their threeday conference here today pledging their determination to maintain a continued tough stand against Russias peacewithatomicthreats offensive The 15 NATO foreign ministers met in a top secret session to round off their summit strategyAdmonish strategy Admonish Approval of Press Law Revision RevisionTAIPEI TAIPEI Formosa May 7 Taipeis big ¬ gest Chinese independent newspaper t warned today that Parliaments approval of the proposed revision of the press law may affect President Chiang KaiSheks correct leadership The United Daily News issued the warning in one of a series of editorials attacking the government proposed press law revision which if ap ¬ proved would enable the government to fine suspend or to close a newspaper after nine warnings without court trial trialPlevin Plevin Assembling New French Cabinet CabinetPARIS PARIS May 7 PremierDesignate Rene Pleven began the delicate task of assem ¬ bling a new French Cabinet today For the first time in several administrations there will be a new foreign minister and a new minister for Algeria Plevin a middleroad Radical USDR Party leader told Presi ¬ dent Rene Coty last night he would go ahead and try to form a new government to end the threeweekold crisis crisisArrest Arrest Denmarks Bonn Counsellor CounsellorCOPENHAGEN COPENHAGEN May 7 Einar Blechin berg counsellor at Denmarks Bonn Em ¬ bassy was arrested here last night on charges of handing secret NATO docu ¬ ments to an unidentified foreign power Blechingberg 62 was formerly charged as he stepped under escort from a special Danish military plane which flew him from Bonn Officials said the foreign power involved was Eastern The Soviet Union is the only Eastern European country with diplomatic representation in Bonn BonnIke Ike Names Flemming Successor to Folsom FolsomWASHINGTON WASHINGTON May 7 President Eisen ¬ hower today accepted the resignation of Marion B Folsom as Secretary of Health Education and Welfare He named Dr Ar ¬ thur S Flemming to succeed him Flem ¬ ming now president of Ohio Wesleyan University will take over from Folsom late in July if confirmed by the Senate The President sent Flemmings nomination to the Senate at the same time that Folsoms resignation was announced

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