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San Francisco is the place where “The United Nations Conference on International Organization” is being held. This meeting makes the news today. With Germany in her death throes, delegates of 46 nations of the world, representing four-fifths of the world’s population and nine-tenths of the land area of the world, are met here to erect […]

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UNO and Spain

The United Nations Security Council was called upon to break up diplomatic relations with Franco, Spain. Poland demanded this action because according to Dr. Oscar Lange, the Polish delegate, Spain presents a definite international problem for, said he. Spain today is “an armed camp with a standing army of 600,000 to 700,000; manufacture of arms […]

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Iranian Situation

Russian troops on the move! Turkey would fight to the last man! United States would back Iran! People talk of another war! Let us try to explain a little of this action of Russian. In order to get a good understanding of the Russian moves, the reader should familiarize himself with the map of the […]

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$275,000,000,000!

“Money”, including various types and their equivalent, was the topic of an article featured in the previous issue of Beacon Lights. We thought we would follow through this time and look at Uncle Sam and “Big Money” It does not seem to alarm people nowadays when they are informed that the National Debt of the […]

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The Secret

Shall we keep it….? Shall we reveal it? Now that we, the U.S., Great Britain and Canada, have the secret of the Atomic Bomb, know of its great destructive power, know too that within a few years other countries will discover the formula, and having in mind the objective to keep the Atomic Bomb from […]

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Unknown

Hiroshima was a city on the island of Honshu, Japan.  The atomic bomb wiped it off the map.  For years the scientists the world over have been trying to find a way to split the atom.  Scientists in the U. S. under the direction of the government now know how.  The product is the atomic […]

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San Francisco

San Francisco is the place where “The United Nations Conference on International Organization” is being held.  This meeting takes the news today.  With Germany in her death throes, delegates of 46 nations of the world, representing four-fifths of the world’s population and nine-tenths of the land area of the world, are met here to erect […]

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Turkey

Turkey is no longer neutral.  Ever since the beginning of this conflict, Turkey has maintained a so-called neutrality.  During this time, however, she has sold her minerals to the Germans and at the same time manifested certain leanings toward the Allies.  Had she joined with the Axis she would have aided Germany greatly in invading […]

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The Atlantic Charter

The Atlantic Charter was supposed to have been drawn up in August, 1941 by President Roosevelt and the British Prime Minister, Churchill, when they met on a warship in the Atlantic.  This so-called Atlantic Charter included the war aims of their nations.  In order to achieve destruction of the Nazi tyranny and to build a […]

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China—-

China—- with one of her many problems is in the news again.  But this time the trouble within her borders is really very serious.  For eight years she has fought Japan and has somewhat held her ground; recently, however, she is losing much for Japan has conquered nearly the entire coastal area, causing millions of […]

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Election

ELECTION time is here.  Either Roosevelt or Dewey will be elected to become our President for the next four years.  There has been one previous wartime election, in 1864, when Lincoln was re-elected.  The present election is dull, speeches are few, excitement and enthusiasm lacking.  The outstanding issues up to date have been the question […]

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Tottering—-

Tottering—- is der fuehrer.  The man who thought he was destined to rule the world.  This Hitler came to power by hook and crook, force and bloodshed: he did away with all opposition by “blood purges” and thus became the Dictator of the German people.  He was big mouthed: the Germans listened and fell for […]

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China

425,000,000 people live in China! This is the largest number of people in one country of the world. Nowhere else in the world are there so many people of one race grouped together in a single nation. In fact, one-fourth of the people on earth live in China! These millions have tilled the soil, have […]

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