UP News Briefs, Daily Racing Form, 1951-05-05


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I I i * | UP News Briefs Israeli Troops Attack DAMASCUS, Syria, May 4.— The Syrian government said today 500 Israeli troops are attacking Arabs in the disputed Lake Tiberius border region between Syria and Israel. Press for China Embargo LAKE SUCCESS, N. Y., May 4.— The United States pressed today for a United Nations "strategic embargo" against Communist China in the face of British Commonwealth objections to the timing of such a move. U. N. Lines Move Up TOKYO, Japan, May 4.— United Nations holding forces on the west central Korean front moved their lines forward several miles yesterday without interference by the Communist army. MacArthur Misquoted WASHINGTON, D. C, May 4. — Gen. Douglas MacArthur insists that the congressional record misquoted part of his speech to the joint meeting of, Congress two weeks ago. Recordings of the speech tend to bear out his complaint. See Red Striking Again TOKYO, Japan, May 4.— Lt. Gen. Matthew B. Ridgeway predicted today after a tour of the Korean battlefront that the Reds would strike again — and again be defeated. Says Ikes Confining Himself NEW YORK, N. Y., May 4.— Clarence K. Streit, president of Federal Union, Inc., says Gen. Dwight G. Eisenhowers "work in building an Atlantic Army has been badly hit by the MacArthur affair." He said here yesterday it was apparent that Eisenhower "has leaned backward to confine himself to the purely military side of his office" since MacArthur was fired for challenging administrative policy in the Far East. Report Russia Force Ready TAIPEH, Formosa, May 4. — An international Communist force of 20,000 men in Russian army uniforms is awaiting orders from Moscow to cross from Manchuria into Korea, Chinese Nationalist intelligence reports said. In addition, the reports claimed at least one air division composed of flyers from eight countries has 800 planes ready for combat against United Nations forces in Korea. Identify Seven New York Dealers WASHINGTON, D. C, May 4.— A House Appropriations Subcommittee today identified seven New York City dealers accused by the government of being involved in attempts to ship strategic U. S. materials to Communist-controlled countries. Refuses Total Ban on Rubber LONDON, England, May 4.— The Labor government has refused to ban all shipments of rubber to Communist China. "There cannot be an absolute prohibition to see that no rubber whatsoever gets to China," Prime Minister Clement R. Attlee ft told Commons yesterday. " A-Project Strike Ends 5 OAK RIDGE, Tenn., May 4. — AFL con-0 struction workers on a vital atomic energy 0 project streamed back to work today following a vote by job stewards to end a l» three-day strike.

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