United Press News Briefs, Daily Racing Form, 1953-06-13


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UNITED PRESS NEWS iRIEFS Big Three Challenge Russia RussiaWASHINGTON WASHINGTON D C June 12 The United States Britain and France have challenged Russia to come up with a pro ¬ posal for ending the occupation of Austria American officials said today The chal ¬ lenge was made in similar notes delivered yesterday by the three Western powers embassies in Moscow The text of the notes has not been made public publicNewsmen Newsmen to Tour Russia RussiaMOSCOW MOSCOW Russia June 12 Russia to ¬ day invited Western newspapermen here to take a trip inside the country for the first time in six years The press depart ¬ ment of the foreign ministry issued the in ¬ vitation for the journalists to fly to Stalin ¬ grad and then to sail along the Volga and Don canals to Kalach and back backArmy Army Adds to Combat Strength StrengthFORT FORT LEAVENWORTH Kans June 12 Army Secretary Robert T Stevens sad today that because of nev weapons and equipment the Army actually will increase it combat ability despite a 100000man cut in troop strength strengthAFL AFL and CIO Sign Pact PactWASHINGTON WASHINGTON D C June 12 The AFLCIO drive for a single unified labor movement swept forward today as a result of a new tightbinding peace pact between two of the nations largest unions The CIO Auto Workers and the AFL Machinists representing some 2000000 workers signed an agreement to join forces at the bargain ¬ ing table and pledged strict enforcement of a ban against attempts to raid each other otherArmy Army Shuts Down Seven Bases BasesWASHINGTON WASHINGTON D C June 12 The Army today announced the shutting down of seven bases throughout the country in an economy move designed to save 11 750000 in the first year yearRhee Rhee Preparing Letter LetterSEOUL SEOUL Korea June 12 President Syngman Rhee is preparing a letter to President Dwight D Eisenhower rejecting his plea that South Korea accept the pro ¬ posed armistice agreement it was reported today todayUS US Eyes Second Highest Mountain MountainLAHORE LAHORE Pakistan June 12 A seven man American team is nearly ready to make a supreme attempt to conquer un climable Mt Godwin Austen the worlds second highest mountain it was reported today Towering 28250 feet in the midst of an icelocked wilderness the great cloud shrouded peak has resisted all attempts in more than 40 years to scale it Reports which reached here said the American Club and led by Dr Charles S Houston of Exeter N H arrived at Baha village early this week weekAsks Asks Wheat for Pakistan PakistanWASHINGTON WASHINGTON D C June 12 Secre ¬ tary of State John Foster Dulles urged senators today to provide 1000000 tons of surplus wheat quickly to famineridden Pakistan to avert civil disturbances in a strong U S ally I can think of no spot in the world situation Dulles said where it is more to our advantage to try to be helpful at this particular moment Dulles made the request to the senate agriculture committeeSenate committee Senate Group Approves Aid AidWASHINGTON WASHINGTON D C June 12 The Senate Foreign Relations Committee gave its final approval today to a 5318000000 foreign aid bill only 156000000 lesjs than President Eisenhower requested This compared with a 476000000 cut voted yesterday by the House Foreign Affairs Commitee Only Sens Guy M Gillette DIa and William Langer RND voted against the measure in the Senate committee

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