United Press News Briefs, Daily Racing Form, 1952-06-23


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UNITED PftESS 1 NEWS BRIEFS Senator Taft -Figuring Delegate Count WASHINGTON, D. CL. June 21.— Sen. Robert A. Taft said today he is figuring his convention delegate count at enough to win the Republican presidential nomination but that it would be a question of "strategy" whether all would be mustered on the first ballot. To Close Down Auto Plants MILWAUKEE, Wis., June 21. — The Nash-Kelvinator Corporation said today it will close down its auto plants in Milwaukee and Kenosha and lay off 10,000 workers July 3 because of the steel strike. John Weiland, manager of the Milwaukee Nash body works, said the length of the lay-off win depend on the duration of the steel strike. Eisenhower Returns to Texas DENISON, Texas, June 21. — Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower returned to Texas today to visit the little White House where he was born and to make a "real fighting speech" in Dallas on the dispute over Texas delegates to the Republican National convention. Repel Biggest Red Attack SEOUL, Korea, June 21. — Fresh American and Filipino infantry replacements beat back the biggest Communist attack of the year west of Chorwon today in a desperate battle for control of three strategic hills. More than 400 Chinese were killed or wounded in the fierce six hour battle. Senate Passes Divorce Legislation WASHINGTON, D. C, June 21.— The Senate today passed legislation to guarantee that valid divorces granted in any state will be legal in all others if they meet specified standards. Arrest Foreign, Chinese Priests HONG KONG, China, June 21. — Chinese Communists have jailed or put under house arrest all foreign and Chinese priests in the Lahokow Diocese of Hupeh Province, a Catholic newspaper said today. Passes Rain making Legislation WASHINGTON, D. C, June 21.— The Senate today passed and sent to the House legislation to set up a federal advisory committee to study rainmaking experiments and report to Congress by 1955. Warns Anti-Reds on Land Reform GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala, June 21. — President Jacobo Arbenz warned anti-Communists and other opponents of the Government land reform program last night that his left wing regime will deal harshly with any further disorders. Cheer Land Tract Order WASHINGTON, D. C, June 21.— Petroleum Industry spokesmen sent up a loud and unanimous cheer today for the Interior Departments order choking off "get-rich-quick" deals in Federal land tracts. Probe Newark Airport Violation ELIZABETH, N. J., June 21.— The Civil Aeronautics Administration investigated reports today that four-engine plane flevc low over Elizabeth from the direction ol Newark Airport in violation of safety rules which were set up when the field was reopened last Monday.

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