United Press News Round-Up, Daily Racing Form, 1955-06-06


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i i UNITED PRESS NEWS ROUND-UR -W. sjBtfandr FOREIGN: French Forces in Algeria Total 112,000 PARIS, .Prance, June 4. — The government has ordered 20,000 more battle-tested Indochina veterans into violence-torn Algeria to put down an insurgent Terrorist uprising, informed sources said today. In addition, the Cabinet last night authorized the sending of 12,000 draftees to the region, bringing Frances total forces in the North African territory to 112,000 men. Brief Ambassadors on Meeting BELGRADE, Yugoslavia, June 4.— Ambassadors of the Western Big Three powers will be briefed on the Yugoslav-Soviet meeting early next week at the Yugoslav Foreign Secretariat before returning home for consultations, it was learned today. TJ. S. Ambassador James W. Riddleberger, who leaves for Washington Tuesday, is understood to have an appointment with Foreign Secretary Koca Popovic Monday morning. Labor Parry to Be in Younger Hands DURHAM, England, June 4.— Former Prime Minister Clement Attlee said today that leadership of the British Labor Party "wilL now be passing on to younger generations. It was Attlees clearest hint that he would retire as head of the Socialist Party since the Laborites were defeated by Prime Minister Anthony Edens Conservatives in the May 26 general election. Nehru On Good-Will Mission to Moscow NEW DELHI, India, June 4.— Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru of India left by plane today on his. "historic good-will mission" to Moscow. Government minister, members of the diplomatic corps and a huge crowd of well-wishers were at the airport to see Nehru and his party off on the first leg of his flight to the capital of the Soviet Union. Before taking off, Nehru praised the recent Yugoslav-Soviet Declaration of "Friendship. Warns Against Seizure of Gaza Strip CAIRO, Egypt, June 4. — Egyptian Premier Gamal Abdel Nasser was quoted in all Cairo newspapers today as warning that if Israel attempts to seize the bloody Gaza strip, "it means war." The statement, which appeared to be officially circulated, was quoted in connection with an alleged conversation between Nasser and Canadian Maj. Gen. E. L. M. Burns, chief United Nations truce supervisor. Nasser and Burns conferred in Cairo Wednesday on the armistice which ended the Arab-Israeli war. Seek British Views on Plan for Formosa LONDON, England, June 4.— Indias roving "peace" envoy is seeking British views on a three-point compromise cease-fire plan for Formosa, which is reported to have Red Chinas approval, informed sources disclosed today. They said the plan calls for the evacuation of the offshore islands of Quemoy and Matsu by the Nationalists and a Tenunciation by Nationalists and Communists of force, plus a conference to finally settle the conflict. NATIONAL: U. S. Air Force Most Powerful: Talbort WASHINGTON, D. C, June 4.— The U. S. Air Force is the "most powerful fighting force in existence" and "doesnt scare worth a damn" despite recent Russian air advances. Air Force Secretary Harold E. Talbott gave this assurance yesterday in a speech to the sixty-fourth annual convention of the Stock Growers Association at Custer, S. D. His remarks came as the Air Force asked Congress for 6,000,000 in extra funds as part of its planned speed-up in deliveries of the new B-52 jet H-bomber. U. S. Cities in Front Line ATLANTIC CITY, N. J., June-4.— Sen. Estes Kefauver said today that atomic and hydrogen weapons will put the front lines of the next major war in New York, Washington and other major U. S. cities. He said civilians will be first victims and that within hours of the wars start all civilian life, "such as remains, will be completely and utterly changed." The Tennessee Democrat made these statements in a speech prepared for delivery before the American Medical Associations annual conference on civil defense. Supreme Court to Rule on Security-Loyalty WASHINGTON, D. C, June 4.— The governments right to keep confidential informers under wraps in loyalty-security cases may be decided by the Supreme Court Monday. A broad ruling could determine the legality of the administrations program for ridding the government and defense plants of security risks. More than 12,000,000 Americans are effected by the security procedures. May Summon Riddleberger for Report WASHINGTON, D. C, June 4.— The House Foreign Affairs Committee is expected to summon U. S. Ambassador James W. Riddleberger next week for an "on-the-spot" report on Yugoslavias recent talks with Russia. Committee members, openly concerned about recent efforts of Soviet leaders to woo Marshal Tito back to the Cominform camp, have demanded assurances from the administration that Yugoslavia can be trusted with continued U. S. aid. Steelworkers Open Drive for Big Pay Boost PITTSBURGH, Pa., June 4.— The United Steelworkers Union, second largest of the CIO, opens an all-out drive next week for a big boost in wages from the booming steel industry in talks featuring a new USW negotiating strategy. U. S. Steel Corporation, the nations biggest steel producer and traditional pace setter in the industrys labor negotiations, again will get first attention from the unions top negotiators. But only for a day. Indias Ambassador to Confer With Dulles WASHINGTON, D. C, June 4.— Indias roving ambassador, V. K. Krishna Menon, will confer with Secretary of State John Foster Dulles here next, week on his talks in Peiping and London, the White House announced today. The announcement came after Dulles held an hour-long White House conference with President Eisenhower. The White House had nothing to say about the possibility that Menon would see Eisenhower on his visit here next week.

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