United Press News Briefs, Daily Racing Form, 1952-05-16


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i UNITED PRESS — i NEWS I : BRI EFS Experiments Charge Called Ridiculous PAMUNJOM, Korea, May 15. — Communist truce negotiators accused the United Nations today of using captured prisoners of war for "experiments" with atomic bombs and germ warfare. The UN immediately called the charge "ridiculous." It was the first time such a charge had been made at the truce talks here and Vice Adm. C. Turner Joy, senior Allied* delegate, promptly denied it. Order Clark to Repudiate Red Concessions WASHINGTON, D. C, May 15.— Army Secretary Frank C. Pace, Jr. directly ordered Gen. Mark W. Clark to repudiate concessions to Red prisoners of war on Koje island, an informed source said today. This source said Pace informed the Senate armed services committee that he had issued a direct order to Clark to repudiate the agreement made by Brig. Gen. Charles F.. Colson, ousted camp commander. Russians Halt U.S. Military Police BERLIN, Germany, May 15. — The Russians halted a U. S. military police patrol on Berlins lifeline highway to the West today as they enforced a slow-down on the movement of foreign trucks carrying industrial goods to the western zones. However, other patrols were allowed to proceed after Soviet authorities lifted their week-long ban on Allied patrolling of the international route. Lift Building Ban on Amusements WASHINGTON, D. C, May 15.— The government today removed the ban on building projects for amusement and recreation. It also loosened controls on commercial and other types of construction. .There was good news for home builders too. Starting July 1 they may use 250 pounds of aluminum and 1,500 pounds of structural steel in each one-family house, in addition to their present small allowances of steel and copper. Eisenhower Lunches With Queen Elizabeth LONDON, England, May 15. — Gen. and Mrs. Eisenhower had lunch at Buckingham Palace today with Queen Elizabeth LT. and the Duke of Edinburgh in the supreme commanders second farewell visit here in seven years. Eisenhower and his wife began a busy two-day round of receptions and official functions which include a state dinner for them tonight by Prime Minister and Mrs. Winston Churchill. Vote Pay Raise for Armed Forces Members WASHINGTON, D. C, May 15.— The House unanimously voted a 84,000,000 pay raise for members of the Armed Forces today. The compromise bill provides a 4 per cent pay increase, plus a 14 per cent increase in food and quarters allowance! for everybody in the service. The measure now goes to the Senate for certain approval. Bomb Explodes in Tunisian Theatre TUNIS, Tunisia, May. 15. — A bomb exploded in a movie theater here today as the ruling Bey denounced the recent wave of anti-French terrorism. First reports said there were no casualties in the theater explosion, the fourth bomb incident in 48 hours. House Passes Tidelands Oil Bill WASHINGTON, D. C, May 15.— The House passed the controversial tidelands oil bill today by a margin more than sufficient to override a presidential veto. The bill would give coastal states full title to submerged lands extending 10 and miles from the Texas nd West Florida shores and three miles elsewhere. Say Textile Ceilings to Be Suspended WASHINGTON, D. C, May 15.— Government price officials said today ceiling prices will be suspended on raw cotton and practically all types of textiles, probably tomorrow. These officials said the orders have been drafted and are awaiting the signature of price stabilizer Ellis Arnall.

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