United Press News Briefs, Daily Racing Form, 1951-06-11


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► UNITED PRESS 1 NEWS y L BRIEFS Raps China Mission WASHINGTON, D. C., June 9. — Gen. Douglas MacArthur charged today that the postwar Marshall mission to China committed "one of the greatest blunders in American diplomatic history for which the free world is now paying in blood and disaster." MacArthur hurled his charge at the 1945-47 China mission headed by Gen. George C. Marshall in. a telegram to Sen. William F. Knowland B., Calif.. Sixteen Congressmen in Paris PARIS, France, June 9. — Sixteen American congressmen from three house committees arrived here by air today from Washington for an inspection tour of west-est Europes defenses. They were met at Orly airport by Atlantic Army commander Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower and other high-ranking U. S. officials in Europe. « Meat Supplies Shrink Meat supplies shrank on butcher counters and in the nations leading packing houses as the country prepared for a possible major beef shortage. Urges Faster Rearmament LONDON, England, June 9. — Gen. Omar Bradley urged the United States and all and Atlantic Part countries today to speed up their rearmament programs because "we dont know how much time we have." Suggests Ultimatum PHILADELPHIA, Fa., June 9.— Sen. J. Allen Frear D., Del., proposed today that the United States give Chinese and Korean Communists an ultimatum to choose between an armistice and "greater destruction" from weapons not yet in action. . • Iran Chooses to Wait TEHRAN, Iran, June 9. — The Iranian government announced today it will hold up its reply to a British note protesting nationalization of the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company until it determines the attitude of a British negotiating group due here Monday. Reds in Major Retreat TOKYO, Japan Sunday, June 10. — Chinese Communists have started a major retreat from the two southern anchors of their "iron triangle" redoubt in Central Korea, front dispatches reported today. " Throw Out Three Russians SALZBURG, Austria, June 9.— U. S. troops threw three angry members of a Russian repatriation mission out of the American zone of Austria today when they ignored an American ultimatum to go peacefully. One-Day Truman Trip WASHINGTON; D. C, June 9.— President Trumans trip to Tullahoma, Tenn., June 25 to dedicate a new air force research center will be a one-day affair, the White House said today. Truman is expected to make a major speech on the occasion, first anniversary of the outbreak of the Korean War. Denies Using Union Funds KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 9.— Congressman Leonard Irving, a Democrat who represents President Trumans home district, denied today a U. S. grand jurys charges that he used the funds of a union he heads to aid his campaign for election. Irving is president and business representative of local 264, AFL Construction and General Laborers Union.

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