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World News Capsules
Red Bid Received
By U.N. Officials
Compiled by Theda Jack
(From the wire# of Uniter! Prc»*)
The Communists summoned ;i United Nations liason office!
to I’an Mini Jom today to pick tip a message—presumably j
reply to (len. Matthew It. Kidgsvay’s suggestion that the arinis
tice negotiations he moved to the village of Songhyon.
Two I'nited Nations helicopters left the U.N. advance cam]
at Mun an yesterday morning for the brief (light to I’an Mui
Jom. It was the first tim<• any U.N. liason officer has flown t<
the Fed sector since Sept. 27, when Kidgway’s conciliators
message was delivered to the Keels.
In the meantime, the Communists have not referred directly
to Kidgway’s proposal in their propaganda broadcasts althoug!
they have sharply questioned the idea of moving the talk.1
Iron) Kaesong. The Reds suspended the talks Aug. 2d, or
grounds a United Nation.-, plane strafed the Kaesong area.
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The Korean battle front flamed ...
... once again an the United Nations troops drove northward, but
major action was reported on the western front where twin armored
forces struck out under cover of one of the heaviest artillery bombard
ments of the war.
A general headquarters communique also hinted at a major U. N.
move. It referred to "advancing United Nations ground elements" or
the western front and said they registered gains “all along the western
front despite strong enemy counterattacks."
The Russians are at it again ...
...according to a White House announcement yesterday, which
stated that the Soviet had made its second atomic explosion. White
House Press Secretary Joseph Short said: "Another atomic bomb has
recently been exploded within the Soviet Union. In spite of Soviet pre
tentions that their atomic program is being directed exclusively to
ward peaceful purposes, this event confirms again that the Soviet
Union Is continuing to manufacture atomic weapons."
Congressional sources pointed out that the very fact Russia Is testing
n new atomic model means she has not only stockpiled a considerable
number of conventional A-bombs, but is experimenting with new
types possibly guided missile warheads. Russia Is now believed to have
lit least 50 atomic bombs, possibly more. The size of the U.S. stockpile
has never been made public, but informed forces have estimated it at
3,000 or more.
Great Britain sailed on oil skids .. .
... yesterday when her last 330 oil technicians steamed away from
Tehran, abandoning the world's biggest oil refinery and other installa
tions to Iran. It was the end of a half-century of British development
of the rich Iranian ail fields which created the world's biggest refinery
At the same time, the Iranian government announced that Premier
Mohammed Mossadegh will fly to New York Sunday to fight Britain's
complaint against Iran in the Security Council.
British foreign secretary Herbert Morrison promised to keep on try
ing to reach on oil settlement with Iran, but said he would not risk war
by using force.
U.S. will check Czechs in . . .
...an attempt to free American newsman William N. Oatis, who is
serving a ten year term for alleged spying. American officials promised
even more economic retaliations against Communist-ruled Czechoslo
A few days ago, the U. S. announced that tariff concessions on Czech
imports would be withdrawn at the close of business on Nov. 1, and
told the Czechs that clearance for Czech shipments to this country
are "being indefinitely delayed.’’
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Peacetime war games began ...
... yesterday at dawn as the West’s growing European defense
army started a full-scale test of its power to throw back a Soviet
attack. Some 160,000 U.S., French, and British ground troops, sup
ported by air and naval forces, were engaged in the eight-day maneuv
ers, called "Exercise Combine."
The purpose of the exercise is to give Oen. Dwight D. Eisenhower’s
expanding North Atlantic defense forces a dress rehearsal of the part
they would play if the Soviet’s 70 divisions in eastern Germany struck
Oregon veterans to get bonus . . .
... was the assurance given by State Treasurer Walter J. Pearson.
Pearson stated that Oregon wil pay its promised bonus to veterans of
World War II, whether or not Uncle Sam okays the project and
whether or not there are any private bidders for the 40 million dollars’
worth of bonds it wil take to finance the bonus.
The bonus, now assured veterans as promised by the legislature after
being approved at the pols, will be for a maximum of $600. The average
is expected to be around $345.
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Complete one minute X-rays are ...
... now a reality. The world’s fastest X^ay machine was uncovered
> yesterday in Washinton, D. C. It's called the picker-polaroid radio
graph. With it you could X-ray a wounded man and have a fully de
veloped picture of his injuries inside of a minute. The amazing feature
j Oregon Picnic
Idea Gets Nix
1 From Students
By Sue Lichty
Negative answers burst forth
from studenta when asked “Do you
thmic a summer Oregon picnic at
. Jantzen Beach is a good means of
contacting prospective Oregon stu
dents?” Criticisms varied from the
no date angle to poor means of
Nancy Allison senior in art—
“No! Most freshmen have made
' up their minds about what school
to enter, before the picnic. Many
do not have transportation.”
Neil Dwyer freshman in liberal
arts "I felt that we were being
treated too much as children in the
Henry and Harvey Bell—sopho
mores in liberal arts. "It should
have better publicity, but we had
fun even if there weren't too many
Lillian Schott—senior in sociol
ogy—“I think it is more of a re
union for the old students than a
drawing for prospective freshmen.
More emphasis should be put on a
program for freshmen.”
Nannette Silverthorne—junior in
art—“Too many think they need
dates and stay away when they
don’t have them.”
George Marshall — freshman in
liberal arts—“No! I don’t think it
was a bit worth while this year. It
didn’t impress me.”
Marilyn Thompson — senior in
Spanish—“We seem to be getting
very few people out for it. If every
one would go, it would be a good
means for contacting freshmen.”
Margie Williams—sophomore in
speech—“It's too early in the sum
mer. I'm always on vacation and
some industrious people are work
Dick Fettig—freshman in busi
ness—“It certainly didn’t accomp
lish that purpose this year. If it
wer better planned, it would prob
ably be a good way to contact
Students interested in improving
their Spanish conversational abil
ity are invited to attend the Span
ish Table today from 12:00 to 1:00
in the Student Union.
This is an informal gathering
of students in all stages of Span
ish from the beginning to the ad
vanced. Anyone not enrolled in
a Spanish course at the Uni
versity, who is interested in the
Spanish Table may also attend.
The meetings are being sched
uled for every Thursday in the
room opposite the SU cafeteria.
The boys in the Korean foxholes
kept their appointment today. Did
you keep your appointment to give
blood to help save their lives?
Call your Red Cross and sign up
for the Armed Forces Blood Donor
Program. Your blood may help \
save the life of a wounded man.
The backbone of the single
humped camel is not curved up
CHECK YOUR CHEST
Get an X-Ray Today I
f letif Tl;
... at the Infirmary
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.,
Monday through Friday
Air Force General
Visits ROTC Unit
Muj. Gen. William E. Hall, com
manding general of the 4th Air
Force at Hamilton air force base,
Calif., visited the air force ROTC
unit on the campus yesterday, for
l an informal inspection
General Hall, who originally
planned to Visit here Monday, ar
rived Tuesday morning by plane
from San Francisco. He inspected
the faciliites of the military de
partment and visited several class
es. The general left Wednesday
afternoon for a visit with various
other ROTC air force units
througout the Pacific Northwest.
Oregon students will have an op
portunity to swing their partners —
or a badminton racquet if they pre
fer at the Women’s Recreation
association sponsored Co-rec night
to be presented Friday from 7:30
to 11:30 p.m. at Gerlinger hall.
Activities ranging from volley
ball and ping-pong to square danc
ing and swimming will be offered.
No admission will be charged.
Cokes and candy bars will be sold.
“The informality of the activi
ties offers a good chance to meet
new friends and renew old ac
quaintances,” Belle Doris Russell,
co-chairman of the event, stated.
— NOTICE —
Saturday. October 6 is the last
day to return books purchased for
cash this term.
NO REFUNDS, NO EXCHANGES
AFTER THAT DATE
U. of 0. Co-op Store
FOR LESS THAN ONE
5:30 TO 7:30 — MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
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