United Press News Round-Up, Daily Racing Form, 1955-05-10


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k UNITED PRESS NEWS ROUND-UP I a t a a v v r o 1 I t c c a p P s j e s f j i t £ j | j l J 3 ! j I I ! I 1 • • NATIONAL: Individual Income Tax Cut Top Subject WASHINGTON, D. C, May 9.— A Senate-House subcommittee disclosed today that possible individual income tax cuts is c top subject in its planned year-long re- I view of overall tax policy. Other changes, 8 including possible upward or downward * revisions in corporate income rates and outright repeal of excise taxes, also are listed for study. s Paralysis Foundation Ponders Salk Delay i NEW YORK, N. Y., May 9.— The Na- * tional Foundation for Infantile Paralysis £ considered today the possibility of calling * off its inoculation program for New York and New England because of the delay in ■ production of Salk anti-polio vaccine. Rail Strikers Agree to Arbitration WASHINGTON, D. C, May 9.— Repre- [ sentatives of striking rail workers and the x Louisville and Nashville Railroad today agreed to end the 57-day-old walkout and « submit the dispute to arbitration. The Na- , tional Mediation Board announced the , the signing of the agreement between rep- resentatives of some 25,000 non-operating employes, who are members of 10 unions, . and the line. Some 4,000 operating employes also had joined the strike. ; Polio Program Resumption Probable Soon WASHINGTON, D. C, May 9.— The U. S. | Public Health Service, asserting its "com- ■ plete faith" in Salk shots, said today it i hopes to get the nations stalled polio vac- j cination program started again late this week. Meanwhile, however, it strongly . recommended that states hold up all inoculations until goverrunent experts run : a new safety check on current vaccine , stocks. Knowland to Continue Policy Opposition WASHINGTON, D. C, May 9.— Senate Republican Leader William F. Knowland said today he will continue to oppose the administrations Far East policy because his point of view is "entitled to have expression." The Californian charged "the other side is being pushed by the Indians, British and certain voices in this country outside the government that are prepared to make another retreat." c I 8 * s i * £ * ■ [ x « , , . ; | ■ i j . : , FOREIGN: Czech Minister Outspoken on Bomb VIENNA, Austria, May 9.-Communist Czechoslovakias defense minister said today the Soviets Eastern European satellites are ready to use hydrogen bombs against the West if war comes. The threat a was made by Czech Defense Minster Alexej » Cepicka during a sabre-rattling address at « Czechoslovakias biggest military demonstration since World War n. It was broad- l cast by Radio Prague. Cepicka did not c mention the hydrogen bomb by name, but he made it clear what he meant when he £ said, "the Czech Army now is prepared to " enter any war with all existing modern weapons." Enters NATO in Historic Ceremony PARIS, Prance, May 9. — Germany entered the North Atlantic Treaty Organiza- * tion today in an historic and moving cere- £ mony that established the West in a posi- tion of strength to negotiate with Russia . on the easing of the cold war. The first sign of that strength came immediately when the Western Big Three formally in- I vited Soviet Foreign Minister V. M. Molo- i tov to go to Vienna Friday to sign the j Austrian State Treaty and authoritative sources said he had "indicated willingness." Stump Schedules Meeting with Chiang TAIPEI, Forma, May 9. — Adm. Felix B. Stump, U. S. naval commander in the Pacific, arrived unexpectedly today and I scheduled a meeting with Generalissimo Chiang Kai-Shek. Stump held long talks 1 immediately after his arrival with Ameri- i can Ambassador Karl Rankin and Vice- J Adm. Alfred M. Pride, commander of the U. S. 7th Fleet, on the explosive situation i in the Formosa Straight. Western Ministers, Molotov Meet Saturday i VIENNA, Austria, May 9. — The Western I Big Three foreign ministers will meet with I Soviet Foreign Minister V. M. Molotov here Saturday and probably sign the Aus- | trian State Treaty Sunday, French Foreign j Minister Antoine Pinay said today in | Paris. Bomb Menace Answer Lies in Talks — Eden LONDON, England, May 9. — Prime Minister Anthony Eden said today the answer to the hydrogen bomb menace lies in constructive talks with Russia "before long." "That is the way to answer the H-bomb," Eden said. "The less tension in the world, the less bad feeling between nations, the less danger there is of what the hydrogen bomb can do." Menon Believes China to Release Prisoners TOKYO, Japan, May 9. — Indian diplomat V. K. Krishna Menon said today he believed Communist China would release the American airmen it is holding on "spy" charges, but said he had not been asked by the United States to take up that problem with Peiping. Krishna Menon, Indian representative to the United Nations and close adviser to Prime Minister Jawharlal Nehru, landed here today when bad weather at Hong Kong forced an 1,800-mile detour. He was to have begun talks with Red Premier Chou En -Lai today.

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