United Press News Round-Up, Daily Racing Form, 1954-05-26


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f • ~ UNITED PRESS I NEWS ROiJND-UP FOREIGN: Navy Cancels All Liberties in Hong Kong HONG KONG, China, May 25.— The U. S. Navy cancelled all liberties today and ordered sailors to return to the nine ships in the harbor "immediately." The order was issued by the commander of U. S. Navy forces in the Philippines. The naval attaches office at Hong JKong said he knew no reason for the order. Reissue Overseas Military Money FRANKFURT, Germany, May 25— The U. S. Armed Services today called in all military money used by American troops overseas and issued new currency in a world-wide crackdown on black-market-eering. More than 500,000 servicemen, American Government employes and their families in Europe were told this morning to exchange their "script" dollars by noon. Keep Five-Power Talks Secret — Churchill LONDON, England, May 25.— Prime Minister Winston Churchill said today that five-power military staff talks on Indochina must be kept completely separate from the Southeast Asian Defense Alliance proposed by the United States. Haiti Asks Two Guatemalans to Leave PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, May 25.— The. Haitian Government has asked the minister and first secretary of the Guatemalan Legation to leave. A government announcement last gave no reason for the request. There has been no break in diplomatic relations between Haiti and Guatemala. Nurse de Galard-Terraube Refused Aid HANOI, Indochina, May 25. — The "angel Of Dien Bien Phu," nurse Genevieve de Galard-Terraube, told today how she turned down Communist offers of special treatment and comforts, after the Indochina fortress fell, to stay with the wounded in their unlighted underground hospital. NATIONAL: More U. S. Arms to Guatemala Neighbors WASHINGTON, D. C, May 25.— Military sources said today that more U* S. arms are expected to follow two rush plane loads dispatched to neighbors of Guatemala, the Central American country recently supplied with arms from. Iron Curtain sources. Police Detail for Longshoremens Election NEW YORK, N. Y., May 25.— A special port-wide derail of 2,500 policemen was assigned today to guard against "violence or disorder of any kind" during Wednesdays bitterly-contested bargaining election among 26,000 longshoremen. Selassie Arrives for American Tour NEW YORK, N. Y., May 25.— Haile Selassie L., Emperor of Ethiopia, arrived today for a tour of America and a state visit with President Eisenhower. In a shipboard interview as the liner. United States passed the Statue of Liberty, the thin, 62-year-old "Lion of Judah" said that "by far the most important" thing America could do for his African nation would be to invest private capital in Ethiopian railroads, mineral resources and agriculture. Possibility of Red Post Near Panama Canal WASHINGTON, D. C, May 25— Secretary of State John Foster Dulles said today the Communist arms shipment to Guatemala could be intended for use in building up a military strongpoint near the Panama Canal. U.S. Expects Britains Cooperation WASHINGTON, D. C, May 25.— Secretary of State John Foster Dulles said today the United States has every expectation that Britain will join in the proposed formation of a collective defense system in Southeast Asia. Dulles, at a hews conference, also restated conditions under which the United States would consider intervention in Indo- • china. Cabot Levels at Chinese Communists Henry Cabot Lodge Jr., chief United States representative at the United Nations, yesterday here presented "13 facts" to show why "the Chinese Communist regime is wholly unfit" lor U. N. membership. His charges were billed as the most comprehensive bill of particulars yet levelled at the Chinese Communists by a U. S. representative in opposition to Chinese admission to the U. N.

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