United Press News Briefs, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-09


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UNITED PRESS NEWS BRIEFS NATIONAL NATIONALStar Star Fighter Sets Altitude Record RecordWASHINGTON WASHINGTON May 8 The Air Force announced today that its F104 Supersonic Star Fighter has set a new world altitude record of 91249 feet feetOrder Order Troop Withdrawal From Little Rock WASHINGTON May 8 President Ei ¬ senhower today ordered withdrawal of fed eralized National Guard troops still remain ¬ ing at Central High School in Little Rock Ark The Presidents order was relayed by Army Secretary Wilber M Brucker to Maj Gen Edwin A Walker commanding offi ¬ cer at Little Rock by telephone telephoneEducators Educators Say TV Can Be Aid in Classroom WASHINGTON May 8 The Educa ¬ tional Policies Commission declared today that television properly used in the class ¬ room can be an effective aid in the teaching process But it sharply disputed claims by overenthusiastic supporters that television can solve the teacher shortage or bring about large savings in educational expenditure expenditureCastle Castle Says US Should Stop Propaganda Propagandar r WASHINGTON May 8 An authorin ¬ dustrialist has told Congress the United States should get out of the propaganda business as a constructive step toward peace Eugene W Castle made the state ¬ ment March 7 before a House appropria ¬ tions subcommittee studying money needs of the US Information Agency Testi ¬ mony was made public last night Castle former newspaperman and a frequent critic of both the USIA and foreignaid program called the agency a onebillion dollar failure Russia Making Most of Eatons Attack AttackNEW NEW YORK May 8 A member of the House UnAmerican Activities Committee says Russia is making capital propaganda out of industrialist Cyrus S Eatons at ¬ tack on the FBI antiCommunist moves Rep Gordon H Scherer ROhip said Eatons statements are being beamed by the Soviet propaganda machine to the four corners of the earth Is it more than a coincidence that in December of 1955 the official Russian government organ Izvestia hailed Cyrus S Eaton for his ex ¬ pressions of peaceful coexistence he said saidFOREIGN FOREIGN FOREIGNRebels Rebels Claim Bombing of Airfield AirfieldSINGAPORE SINGAPORE May 8 The Indonesian Rebels said today their air force has bombed bombedx x Ambon Airfield destroying two planes on tfie ground and damaging run ¬ ways communication buildings and fuel dumps The Rebel broadcast reporting the raid made no mention of casualties Ambon is a small governmentheld island near the coast of Dutch New Guinea The Loyalists said they have received their first jet planes about 20 Russiandesigned Mig trainers from the Communist world but that no fighters or bombers have been re ¬ ceived ceivedLabor Labor Unrest Mounts in Britain BritainLONDON LONDON May 8 The government in ¬ tervened today to avert a nationwide rail strike but other labor unrest multiplied posing a grave threat to the government of Prime Minister Harold MacMillan Labor Minister Ian MacLeod summoned the chairman of the British Transport Com ¬ mission and the leaders of the three British railroad unions for talks tomorrow to dis ¬ cuss the threatened rail strike Informed sources said MacLeods mediation offer was expected to head off an immediate strike action but they said the results may be only temporary because of growing de dands for wage increases increasesPlevin Plevin Gives Up on New Government GovernmentPARIS PARIS May 8 Former Premier Rene Pleven today gave up trying to form a new government and the French Cabinet crisis was right back where it started 23 days ago Plevin leader of the middleofthe road Resistance Party USDR had drawn up a Cabinet list and planned to present it to the splintered National Assembly to ¬ morrow for approval But the Radical Party of outgoing Premier Felix Gaillard decided unanimously to withdraw from the proposed centerright coalition That doomed Plevens chances Reject Soviet Peace Promises Dulles DullesBERLIN BERLIN May 8 Secretary of State John Foster Dulles called on the Free World today to reject alluring Soviet promises of peace In view of Russias long record of broken promises he said it would be reckless to make concessions to the Soviets in mere reliance on their word Dulles statement was contained in an ad ¬ dress prepared for a reception in his honor He flew here from Copenhagen for a tour of the west sector of the city

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