United Press News Briefs, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-10


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UNITED PRESS N E W S BRIEFS NATIONAL Conference Maker Davies 81 Passes On OnWASHINGTON WASHINGTON May 9 Joseph E Davies 81 international conference maker for three presidents and former ambassa ¬ dor to Russia died at his home early today sifter a long illness Davies whose last major public service was as adviser to President Truman at the Potsdam Conference in Berlin 1945 maintained activity in a Washington law firm until recently He was U S Ambassador to Russia from 193638 and ambassador to Belgium and minister to Luxembourg from 193839Vinson 193839 Vinson Confident House Will Approve Plan WASHINGTON May 9 Chairman Carl Vinson said today he expects his liouse Armed Services Committee to approve next week its own version of President Eisen ¬ howers defense reorganization plan The Georgia Democrat predicted the House will accept it Vinson declined to spec ¬ ulate on details of the bill his committee will write Other committee sources said their version may be hardly recognizable to sponsors of the Eisenhower Plan PlanNew New Weapon Alters Enemys Behavior BehaviorWASHINGTON WASHINGTON May 9 Army scientists are working on a new chemical weapon that would put enemy troops out of com ¬ mission by changing their behavior pat ¬ terns They also are interested in develop ¬ ing a chemical that would cause temporary blindness and disarm an enemy without killing him These possibilities were raised in closeddoor testimony by Maj Gen William M Creasy chief army chemical officer and made public today by a House Appropriations Subcommittee SubcommitteeHunger Hunger Strikers Reach Third Day DayGERMANTOWN GERMANTOWN Md May 9 Hunger strikers today entered their third foodless day of protest at the Atomic Energy Com ¬ mission headquarters here against U S nuclear testing The demonstrators who now number 16 including an eightyear old boy said theyll continue to camp in the lobby of the AEC building until all five atomic commissioners meet them to hear their plea to end tests They rejected as not satisfactory an AEC offer yesterday for one commissioner to meet one dem ¬ onstrator next Monday MondayProtect Protect Bill of RightsFederal Judge JudgeHOT HOT SPRINGS Ark May 9 Federal Judge Harold R Medina of New York warned today that America must not whittle away any part of the Bill of Rights even though it would mean every Com ¬ munist would go scotfree Judge Medina who presided over the historical trial of the 11 top United States Communist lead ¬ ers in 1949 said Some people in their zeal to hurt the Communists would weak ¬ en our Bill of Rights We should not give up one iota of this precious right rightFOREIGN FOREIGN FOREIGNIWork IWork to Avert Railway Strike LONDON May 9 Labor Minister Ian MacLeod bolstered by Parliamentary sup ¬ port summoned labor and management to an emergency meeting today in a lastditch bid to avert a nationwide railway strike MacLeod sent his summons after Prime Minister Harold MacMillan had held a 2lz hour special Cabinet session yesterday yesterdayLaud Laud Nixons Courage Under Fire FireLIMA LIMA Peru May 9 Embarrassed Peru ¬ vians today praised the personal courage of U S Vice President Richard M Nixon who braved a Communistled mob which stoned him threw garbage spat on him and dese ¬ crated the American flag Nixon was leav ¬ ing for Quito Ecuador on the next lap of his South American tour But he made it clear he did not blame Peruvians as a whole or the student body of San Marcos University only Communist ringleaders for yesterdays violence violenceFour Four Nazi War Criminals Released ReleasedLANDSBERG LANDSBERG Germany May 9 The U S Army today released the remaining four Nazi war criminals in the fortress Landsberg prison today Three were part of an organization blamed for the murder of two million persons German officials officialsidentified identified the four released men as Adolf AdolfOtt Ott Dr Martin Sandberger Ernst Biber stein and Otto Brinkman BrinkmanPolish Brinkmani i Polish Party Secretary Visits Hungary BUDAPEST May 9 Polish Communist Party Secretary Wladislaw Gomulka said today that his visit to Hungary wasaimed at strengthening the friendship and soli ¬ darity of the two countries Gomulka ar ¬ rived here this morning by plane at the head of a Polish party and government delegation for a fourday state visit The delegation was welcomed at the airport by Hungarian Communist Party First Secre ¬ tary Janos Kadar Premier Ferenc Muen nich and other top Hungarian government members

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