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Red China Debate
Compiled by Merle Mass
From the wires of Associated Press
The United Nations Security Council will resume debate
Thursday on the problem of Chinese CommunisLtroops in Korea,
The meeting will begin at 3 p.m. EST (12 noon PS l) and was
called by Council President Ales Bebler of Yugoslavia.
Meanwhile., the nine-man Chinese Communist delegation left
China by plane Monday for Lake Success, according to Peiping
radio. The delegation is headed by Wu Hsie-chauen, who will be
PeipingVrepresentative if China is admitted to the United Na
The broadcast mentioned that the delegation was making the
trip to attend debates on China’s charges of U. S. “aggression”
against Formosa. Nothing was said about the U. S. charge that
Red China has intervened in North Korea.
The Most Northerly. . .
. . .G. I.’s in Korea are in a region where low temperatures average
11 degrees above zero this month and five below zero during Decem
ber. The information comes from a military temperature chart and
it appears to be fairly accurate.
Reports from the front indicate that both sides are spending most
of their time trying to keep warm. However, the U. S. Seventh Marine
regiment captured Hagaru, on the southern tip of Changjin Reservoir.
No opposition was reported.
All reports indicate the Chinese Communists are well prepared for
the low temperatures, but U. S. troops are only now receiving arctic
. . .the Russian army newspaper has reported that the Chinese
army is nearing the Tibetan capital of Lhasa. They also reported that
“Tibetan patriots are giving active support to units of the people’s
liberation army. They are coming out against the treasonous policy
of the authorities at Lhasa who consist of representatives of the
clerical aristocracy and feudal lords, lackeys of English and Ameri
Assassian Rafael Urbina...
. . .leader of the group which shot and killed the acting President
of Venezuela was shot to death in a fight with a prison guard Tuesday.
Urbina had sought refuge in the Nicaraguan embassy, but sur
rendered to authorities upon reaching the embassy. He tried to take
a gun from one of his guards and was shot during the ensuing scuf
fle, the announcement said.
. . .Lt. Col. Jacobo Arbenz Guzman moved closer to Guatemala’s
presidential chair Tuesday. Incomplete returns from the country’s
weekend election increased his lead to well over 225,000 votes over
his nearest rival.
Ten candidates are running for the office, but the official winner
won’t be known until the country’s one-chamber congress proclaims
the news after receipt of official count, within the next two weeks.
The Sheffiled Peace Congress. . .
. . .has been scuttled because of the British government’s refusal to
admit hundreds of alien communist leaders. And so the whole meet
ing was moved to Warsaw, Poland, but the British government is
again fouling up the deal. According to Ivor Montague, chairman of
the Congress Organizing Committee, officials were hindering the
exit of foreign delegates to the new meeting place.
Decisions by the ministry on the permission to run charter flights
to Warsaw was passed to the Foreign office and late Tuesday there
was no report. Meantime, it was reported by TASS that there was
great indignation in Eastern European countries over the Sheffield
A 21 -Nation Conference. . .
. . .to discuss a major grain agreement is well underway today in
Geneva, Switzerland. The role call will include Canada and the U. S.
ns well as Russia and nearly all European countries.
The purpose of the conference is to revive trade between East and
West Europe and make Europe as a whole less dependent on imports
from dollar sources.
. . .made further withdrawals Tuesday on the far northwest front
ier in Indochina, in the face of mounting pressure from communist
led Vietminh troops.
The First Rescuer. . .
. . .reached the Canadian airliner which crashed against the side
cf an alpine cliff and reported “nothing left but pieces of bodies” of
the 58 passengers and crew.
Most of the passengers were Canadian Holy Year pilgrims home
ward bound from Rome. The crash occured near Grenoble, France.
An Excess Profits. . .
. . .tax to produce an additional $4,000,000,000 a year was asked by
President Truman Tuesday. The president made public a letter to
Rep. Doughton (D-N.C.) chairman of the House Ways and Means
committee, in which he recommended that the tax boost be made
effective as of last July 1.
The president appointed Dr. Henry Bennett, President of Oklahoma
A. and M„ to direct the Point Four program of aid to under-developed
areas of the world. As Point Four head, Bennett will succeed Capus M.
Waynick, ambassador to Nicaragua, who has been acting adminis
trator since May.
In an Effort to Beat Taft. . .
.the American Federation of Labor’s league for Political Educa
tion spent $20,735.78. A1 Herbers, treasurer, filed the report with the
county beard of elections Tuesday.
The News in View
AIRCRAFT CARRIER BOXER, its crew spelling out the ship’s name on the flight deck, moves into
San Francisco Bay after a long tour of duty in the Orient where its planes saw action in Korea. The ship
returned to San Francisco for a long delayed overhaul. (AP WIREPHOTO)
SMOKE BURSTS BLOSSOM on enemy hill positions north of Ham
hung, North Korea, as United States Marine mortar crews keep a
steady pressure on the Reds. The marines were moving steadily to
ward the big Chang jin power dam in this sector. (AP VVIREPHOTO)
! BukED, SEAMAN 1/c Leroy
j Taylor left his unromantic job
aboard a Navy tug—for a second
[ time—to join Marines in fighting
| near Hamhung, North Korea.
His first such trip cost him $40
and 60 hours extra duty, and
he’s pretty sure the Navy will
be even more unhappy this time
—but he’s already been recom
mended for the Silver Star. (AP
5 TWO MONTANA National Guardsmen view wreckage of the tail section of Northwest Airlines piatoey
which crashed on the continental divide seven miles east of Butte, Montana, killing all aboard. The pilot
‘ was attempting to land at Butte, but became lost in a snowstorm. (AP WIKEPHOTO)