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World News Capsules
UN Orders Communists to Make
Choice Between Armistice, War
Compiled by Theda Jack
(From the wire* of United Preu)
The I'uited Nation command (old the Communists Monday
to stop hhiflitttf and make their choice between an “honorable
armistice” and all-out war.
The U. N. command sounded the warning while waiting for
a Conininnist reply to it-, proposal to shift the suspended truce
talks from Kaesong to Songhyon, eight miles to the south
east in the middle of the western front “no-man’s-land.”
Meanwhile, on the we-tcentral front, however, Communist
troops all but stalled U. N. forces on the third day of a drive
to clean out a ridgeline west of Chorwon. Despite the stiff
resistance, the Allies stormed up one minor height.
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Russia objected Monday . . .
... to the United Nations Security Council's considering Britain’s oil
dispute with Iran on the grounds that it is an Internal Iranian matter.
Soviet delegate Semyon K. Tsarapkin raised his objection at the out
set of an urgent counil meeting summoned to hear Britain’s complaint
that Iran hail flounted an Injunction of the international court of Justice
against interference in the operations of the Anglo-Iranian Oil Com
Britain also asked the Council to call upon Iran to cancel expulsion
of 360 British technicians from Abadan, ordered by Thursday.
'Freedom of the press is people's hertage',...
. . . stated Ur. Alberto Gianza Paz, former editor and publisher of Ua
Prcnsa. Ur. Galnza spoke before a special convocation at Northwestern
University, after the Medill School of Journalism conferred an honorary
degree on him.
He further urged every individual to consider the fight for freedom
of the press a personal battle In man’s age-old struggle to guard his
liberties. He said an object lesson to the world was contained in the
suppression of his own paper, and revealed that La Prcnsa workers
have compiled a book telling the story of their downfall.
Revolt of Argentine party leaders ...
... resulted in an undisclosed number of their group being reported as
under arrest Monday. A group of army and air force officers, charged
with leading Fid ay's uprising, were on trial for their lives before a
special ■'supreme council."
The ’’supreme council" trying the officers had been ordered to reach
a verdict in forty-eight hours.
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Truman administration is under fire . . .
... as twenty-five Republican senators raise charges of an attempt to
suppress legitimate news and the use of smear tactics to silence oppo
The senators said, "There is evidence that no man can criticize our
government today and escape intemperate reprisals." Issuing a "mani
festo,” the senators said they would fight to defend the fundamental
freedoms of speech and the press in America.
The manifesto was prompted in part by the “trend toward censor
ship” seen in President Truman’s new executive order which permits
al federal agencies to place security classifications on official informa
Key Congressmen were being alterted . . .
... Monday to stand by for history’s first preview, some time later
this month, of futuristic warfare waged with atomic weapons.
Invitations, an authoritative source said, are going to members of
five Congrcslsonal committees to attend the actical atomic tests ex
pected to get under wa yin Nevada in he next several weeks.
Informd sources have conjevtured that the weapons to be proved are
production models of warheads adaptable to guided missiles, rockets,
artillery, an dnaval torpedoes.
Oregon remains on standard time . . .
... today as the result of an announcement of acting Governor Paul
Patterson to Secretary of the Interior Oscar N. Chapman. Patterson
further stated that the Governor’s office has no authority to order the
state back to daylight saving time.
Cigarettes, gasoline, and liquor . . .
... will cost more a month from now when higher excise taxes on
those and other items go into effect.
A house-senate conference committee still must adjust many differ
ences between the tax bills passed earlier by the two chambers, but ex
cis tax provisions were identical in both bills, and not subject to change
by the committee.
OSC students were doused ...
... Friday when Corvallis firemen turned water on a campus “jeer
A long-standing feud between city firemen and college students
flared up after the smokeeaters turned cold water on the crowd. For
years students have formed "jeering” sections when the Corvallis volun
p. teers turn out. Last weekend the firemen once again had enough of the
students’ “searing” remarks at a small blaze in the downtown section
. and turned water on 300 undergraduates.
A picnic for all foreign students
will be held Wednesday at 0:30 p.
m. at the home of L. O. Wright,
professor of romance languages
and Mrs. Wright.
•Sponsored by the YWCA Inter- 1
national Affairs committee under
the direction of Marian Briner, !
chairman, the picnic is being plan- !
ned so the foreign students can get
acquainted with each other and
with the customs of an American j
The program will include a wel- ;
come by Miss Briner, and talks
on the Y programs by Ann Darby
and Dave Hobbs, presidents of the ;
YWCA and YMCA respectively. :
Members of the YW and YM cab
inets will also be present to meet
the foreign students and to ac
quaint them with the Y activities.
Food for the picnic is being fur
nished by the two Y organizations
and will include such traditional
American fare as hot dogs, potato
salad, and Coca Cola.
Later in the year several other
events will be sponsored for the
foreign students by the Y's, Cos- j
mopolitan club, and other groups, i
On Oct. 23 the University Religious |
Council and the Foreign Student ■
Friendship Foundation, a group of :
campus individuals and townspeo
ple who work with the foreign stu
dents on campus, helping them to
become better acquainted with
America, will sponsor a reception
for all foreign students at 8:30 p.
m. in the Student Union.
Makeup editor: Judy McLaugh
Copy desk: Dolores Lee, Charles
Christiansen, Mitzi Asai.
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The worst feeling in the world!
Nine years old and he can’t play with the
gang! His parents say two or three of the
boys are different and he shouldn’t associ
ate with them.
What do they mean, different? He re
members that only a few days ago his his
tory teacher told him that all Americans
are equal—all citizens of one country and
all working together.
This kid judges the rest of the gang by
their individual personality, character and
how they play ball—not by their race or
Each race, each religion, contributes its
own talents, culture and idealism to pro
duce that amazing blend of ideas and vigor
which have made America great. This boy
wants to be proud of his country . . . not
ashamed of it—and he can be if we don’t
influence him to the contrary!
Make sure that you are not spreading
rumors against a race or a religion. Speak
up, wherever you are, against prejudice,
and work for better understanding. Re
member that’s what it means—to be a good
Accept or reject people
on their individual worth