LAKE SUCCESS (May. 24)
A United Nations compromise proposal which Syria and Israel can get together on an armistice will be forwarded to the two government in the next 48 hours, it was disclosed here today by U.N. chief of truce staff, Brig. Gen. William E. Riley, at a press conference at U.N. headquarters.
Gen. Riley said he will return to the Near East next Tuesday. If the formula is approved by the two governments, Riley said, the meeting of the armistice delegations will resume. In any event Riley saw no real danger of a flare-up leading to a real war in Palestine.
Gen. Riley revealed that he had reduced the original truce staff from 525 to 175 members and was making further reductions daily. He was confident that permanent peace would come long before the ### commissions compete shier year period allotted to them.