Foreign News: Stinkers at Oxford

Brawn triumphed when 30 bulge-muscled undergraduates burst into the Oxford Union and tore out of its minute book a resolution adopted 275 to 153: Under no circumstances will we fight for King and Country (TIME, Feb. 27).

Though physically torn out and burned, this resolution had not been, in proper Parliamentary form, "expunged." Last week young Randolph Churchill, lecturing son of Statesman Winston and an ex-newshawk for William Randolph Hearst, hurried down from London to the Union with an expunging party of Old Oxonians.

With brawn in abeyance, members of the Union (undergraduates &...

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