United Press News Briefs, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-13


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UNITED PRESS NEWS BRIEFS NATIONAL Partly Blames Sputniks for Recession RecessionWASHINGTON WASHINGTON May 12 Russias Sput ¬ niks are partly to blame for the U S busi ¬ ness recession according to Commence Secretary Sinclair Weeks The Sputniks he said made Americans nervous and shook their confidence in American pros ¬ perity I think they got nervous and that is what started this thing the recession Weeks said in testimony before a House appropriations subcommittee The testi ¬ mony was released lastxnight lastxnightArmy Army Demands SetUp of Transports TransportsWASHINGTON WASHINGTON May 12 The Army publicly demanded today that the AirForce and Navy step up development of high ¬ speed planes and ships for rushing troops overseas to defeat any Communist aggres ¬ sion It said there is an increasing threat of limited wars and an alarming lack of transport for atomicarmed ground forces which could stamp out such conflicts before they spread The Army called for planes to carry 700 troops 4000 miles in eight hours hoursIke Ike Denies Nixon Trip to Europe Off OffWASHINGTON WASHINGTON May 12 President Eisenhower today branded as absolutely not true a published report that Vice President Richard M Nixons trip to Europe later this year might be cancelled to avoid a European repetition of the Lima Peru anti American demonstration White House Press Secretary James C Hagerty raised the matter at a news conference He said that after reading the report over the week end he talked today with the Presi ¬ dent The report was complete news to him Hagerty said saidInsist Insist on ArabIsrael Peace Finletter WASHINGTON May 12 Former Air Force Secretary Thomas K Finletter said today the United States should insist pri ¬ marily within the United Nations that the Arab countries sign peace treaties with Israel Finletter told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee that stability in the troubled Near East will not be possible until the virtual state of war between Israel and the Arab countries ends Finletter now a New York attorney said the United States should make its demands for peace treaties befoie the bar of public opinion in the United Nations and should ask our friends of the West to join with us in in ¬ sisting that peace be made madeCollins Collins Charges Both President Faubus FaubusNEW NEW YORK May 12 Gov Leroy Col ¬ lins of Florida said today that President Eisenhower and Gov Orval Faubus of Arkansas must share the blame equally for the crisis that developed over school Inte ¬ gration at Little Rock Collins said Faubus was at fault for using his police powers affirmatively to prevent enforcement of a judicial order and Eisenhower for not anticipating the explosiveness of the situa ¬ tion and moving early to head it off offFOREIGN FOREIGN FOREIGNUnveil Unveil Nuclear Reactor Equipment EquipmentGENEVA GENEVA May 12 The United States will unveil hitherto secret nuclear reactor equipment for the first time at the second World AtomsforPeace Conference open ¬ ing September 1 Several fullsize nuclear reactors will be in the 30000squarefoot American exhibit The big exhibition build ¬ ing is going up now on the lawns of the Palace of Nations European headquarters for the United Nations NationsChoose Choose Unknown Soldier of World War II IIEPINAL EPINAL France May 12 Highranking US military officers converged on this peaceful battlefield cemetery in Eastern France today to choose a candidate for Americas unknown soldier of World War n One casket was to be selected from a row of 13 bronze flagdraped coffins bear ¬ ing the remains of unidentifed American servicemen who fell in Europe and North Africa The unknown chosen here today soon will be placed aboard ship in Mid Atlantic side by side with an unidentified warrior from the Pacific fighting fightingMobs Mobs Set Fire to U S I S Library LibraryBEIRUIT BEIRUIT May 12 Antigovernment mobs set fire to the United States Informa ¬ tion Service Library in Beirut today The mobs battled troops in riots supporting op ¬ position demands that pro Western Presi ¬ dent Cahmile Chamoun quit The library is situated in the Basta Moslem quarter of the city The firing of the library in a building rented from a Lebanese landlord was one of many incidents throughout the country in a day of rioting

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