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   Press-Telegram (Newspaper) - March 28, 1959, Long Beach, California                             REDS INSTALL TIBET PUPPET RULER Joy-Filled Rites, Colorful Parades to Mark Easter By Associated Press Atop mountains and in glens, in the open or within the confines of amphitheaters and churches, Ameri- cans by the millions Sunday celebrate Easter, greatest of all Christian feast days. Most of them will mark the holiday in churches of their faith. But many also will band together for tra- ditional public observances. On the more frivolous side, the day will bring out pa- raders, arrayed in new bon- nets and frocks. Biggest gathering of these is the annual 5th Ave. Easter Parade that follows church services Ttess-Qklestram HOME L' Knnniiitr The Southland's Finest Evening Newspaper LONG BEACH 12, CALIF., SATURDAY, MARCH 28, 1959 20 PAGES PRICE IOC K NTS CLASSIFIED HE 2-5959 Vol. 47 TELEPHONE HE 5-1161 EDITION (Six Editions Daily] of Arms, Fighters in New York. The prediction is for fair weather over most of the na tion. tr ONE OF THE great out- door religious spectacles will be the sunrise service in the Hollywood Bowl. There 20.- 000 persons are expected co hear Secretary of Agriculture Ezra Taft Benson, one of thi. 12 Apostles of the Latter-day Saints Church, deliver the sermon. In Oklahoma's Wichit Mountains near Lawton other thousands gather for. similar observance. Othe dawn or predawn services are scheduled for Boston Protes- tants aboard the USS Consti- tution at a dock in the naval shipyard; for Moundsville, Ala., worshipers at the site of Indian Mounds where early American tribes once ga- thered; for Indianapolis, where a choir of 300 voices will greet the sunrise in Mon- ument Circle. At Sierra Madre, Calif., the Youth for Christ movement will hold dawn services be- neath a canopy of wisteria blossoms. GRANT WITHERS Former Leading Man 'Withers of Movies, TV, Suicide NORTH HOLLYWOOD The tempestuous career o former Hollywood leading man Grant Withers has end 'cd in suicide. The body of the five-times- married actor was found '.propped up in bed Friday in his apartment. He was wear- ing glasses, his left hand a telephone receiver, Sltflil; 1IILW H and a novel. Home Before (hedrai for tne protestant Iraq Getting Steady Flow of Russ Arms Tanks Pouring In for Major Buildup of Pro-Red Forces (EDITOR'S NOTE: UP1 Middle East correspondent Larry Collins was expelled from Baghdad Thursday with two other American correspondents. Friday he described the seizure of much of the government by Communists and an anti- Communist purge that has jailed up to anti- Communists.) By LARRY COLLINS TOKYO Red China claimed today it has smashed an uprising in Tibet and installed the Panchen rival of the rebellious Dalai head of a new regime. An order by Premier Chou En-lai abolished the Tibetan government nominally headed by the Dalai Lama. Peiping said the Dalai Lama "under duress by the rebels" tore up the treaty he signed in 1951 with Red China. A broadcast by Peiping said the 23-year-old Dalai Lama had been abducted by rebels who rose against the Red Chinese overlords last week. Peiping charged the rebels had been armed by sup- plies airdropped by the Chinese Nationalists. The sup- plies included radio equipment. The rebels attacked Lhasa on March 19 and were deftiat- ed in two days of battle, Peiping said. It listed rebel casualties at captured. The Red Chinese troops seized small arms, 81 machincguns, 27 mortars, 6 mountain guns and huge amounts of ammunition, the broadcast said. Peiping carefully refrained from assailing the Dalai Lama, the living Buddha of Tibetans and the most popu- lar man in the land of the BEIRUT, Lebanon The Soviet Union is pourint tanks and arms into Iraq for a major expansion of the Iraqui army by Communist backed Premier Abdel Karim PRESIDENT AND Mrs. Eisenhower are spending Easter weekend at their Get- tysburg, Pa., farm. The tradi- tional Easier-egg roll on the White House lawn will be de- ferred to Monday. In New York, Radio City Music Hall will be trans- formed by lighting and other stage effects into a giant ca- (Continued Page A-3, Col. 1) Dike Break Expected in Illinois was open before him Detectives said he had been dead about 24 hours when his landlord discovered him. He 'had swallowed an overdose of sleeping tablets and there were two notes.explaining his act. He was 55 yea'rs old. WHEN ACTRESS Loretta Young was 17, she and .Withers eloped by airplane to Yuma, Ariz., and were mar- ried. Her mother met the plane as they arrived back and started annulment pro- ceedings. That was the end of their honeymoon. "Oh, I'm so Miss Illinois town. Young said as she was told of the death when she re- turned from Good Friday church services. "It's better this way; thanks to my friends, sorry 1 let them read one (Continued Page A-3, Col. 3) Nixon to Spend Quiet Easter in Miami MIAMI, Fla. (UPI) Vice President Richard M. Nixon has arrived in Miami to spend a quiet Easter. Associates said he probably will attend services in the Key Biscayne Presbyterian Church, located near the ex- clusive hotel where he ranks as one of the most frequent VIP tourists. McCONNELL, 111. The Pecatonica River, a "big creek" now sated by spring rains and melting snow, bat- tered today at the shaky dikes protecting this tiny northwest Hundreds of volunteer sand baggers were oredered away from the dikes early today and officials said they ex- pected a breakthrough "at any moment." Water already lay a foot foot deep In the main street and the Stephenson County sheriff's office at Freeport said a break in the dike would send another four feel of muddy floodwater swirling down upon the town. STAtE POLICE said th Ayerses lived in Cleveland Ohio, and were en route t visit relatives in Shinnston W. Va. The crash east of Wash intgon claimed the lives Walter W. Boswell, 56, chi deputy recorder of deeds fo Washington (Pa.) Count, and Miss Geraldine Swea 21, of Cleveland, Ohio. Weather- Con siderable cloudi- ness tonight but clearing and becoming sunny Sunday. Littie change in temperature. What Makes Mr. K. Tick Analyzed in P-T Articles East and West are slowly moving toward a summit meeting. There the West will match wits with a 5-foot-5 ex-coal miner named Nikita Khrushchev. What are the things that made him what he is today? How did he rise out of a morass of Red intrigue to be- come a leader of a third of the world's people? What are his strengths and weaknesses? These are some of the questions William L. Ryan deals with in a perceptive series of articles beginning in The Press-Telegram Monday. You'll find it an absorbing story of the way Khrush- chev works, of the stark pressures that underlie the West's grasp for of the things that can change Russia. ynwood Trucker n 3-Death Crash LANCASTER, Pa. hree persons were killed i tanty shortly after midnig their car collided wi truck trailer four mil 'est of here. State police said the tru 'as attempting a U-turn arrl automobile struck the LIGHTS TO GROVE OKd ST. PETER HAS A FLAT TJRE This modern-day dilemma interrupted "St. Peter" in his journey to re-enact biblical scenes in a Tulsa Easter pageant. Dressed for the part of the apostle is Tulsa High School senior Tommy Lyle. Passing motorists had to look twice at the saintly-looking figure working on the flat Wirephoto.) Five Killed When Car Rams Tree WASHINGTON, Pa. An auto ran off'a highway and smashed against a tree near the town of Slovan early today, killing all five occu pants. Two hours and 10 minutes earlier a headori collision on Route 40, a half mile east o Washington, killed two per sons and injured five others. Killed in the Slovan crash were Raymond Ayers Jr., 21 his wife, Mary, 20; the! two children, Dolly, about 5 and Robert, about 10 months and" Ayers' sister, Hazel, 1 Solons, Brass Row Over Chair Teams Congressmen and military brass locked in a bitter ispute over whether Air Force planes should fly handi apped athletes to a wheelchair basketball tournament i Garden Grove, it was revealed today. The Garden Grove tourneyi nally won approval for its (R-Calif) fired an immediate protest at the Pentagon. The Flying Wheels of the Long Beach-Veterans Hospital play in Hosmer's district.. 5. Donald A. Quarles, un- dersecretary of defense, then overruled the Air Force. His Pentagon order: The Air also the Navy and Marines should fly the teams to California on an available" basis. COMMENTED DOUGLAS Kassem. The Premier already has put one new, under-strength division into the field since he took power in a coup last July, and plans for a second already have been completed. The new .divisions were scheduled to receive Soviet arms, which have been arriv- ing steadily during the past eight months. The most cent shipment arrived Basra last weekend and eluded 34 tanks. Lamas. THE REVOLT was blamed on the "Tibetan local govern- ment and an upper strata re- actionary clique" backed by mperialists. Chou said the 21-year-old Panchen Lama will be chair- man of a committeee set up for what he called the Tibet autonomous region. Commit- tees in so-called self-govern- ing regions of Red China take orders from Peiping. But the broadcast made it clear that the Chinese Red military will be in charge. Peiping said a military con- trol committee was set up in Lhasa Monday and other] cities and areas had been IT WAS THE SIXTH Soviet shipload of arms since the coup and brought to 150 the number of Russian tanks now (Continued Page A-3, Col. 2) PLEA IGNORED placed under firm control of the Red Army. agers to fly but only after alifornia congressmen car- ed the battle to the Penta- on's highest quarters. Teams from Illinois, New ersey, Brooklyn, New York lily, Tampa and Long Beach Wheels) are compete when THE DALAI siimably is the Flying chcduled to national tourney under way Thursday. gets A BLOW-BY-BLOW ac- :ount over whether the mili- ary should fly the eastern teams to El Toro -Marine Base: 1. Sen. Paul Douglas (D-IU.j arose in the Senate Thursday to criticize "plush'junkets" by civlians in Air Force planes. 2. A few hours later the Air Force canceled the flights of the teams to F.I Toro, ground a University of Illinois "Gizz Kids" team in Douglas1 home state. 3. Douglas charged the Air Force cancellation order may have been an Air Force re- prisal against him. "My objec- tion is to the hauling of digni- taries on plush junkets that .are not in the public interest." handicapped athletes. 4. Craig Hosmer (R-Calif) Won't Yield Party Line, Man Dies LA PUENTF. La Pu ente woman says party line talkers refused to let her make an emergency call even though she informed them her husband was dying. LAMA pre i the rugged Kampa' tribesmen who have been in revolt against the Chinese Reds for three years. Peiping radio in announcing 'the shakeup or the first, time the Tibetans lad rebelled against their Red masters. Chou's order emphasized hat while the Dalai Lama is under "duress by the rebels" he Panchen Lama will act as "chairman of the prepara- tory committee for the Tibet lutonbmous region." NEW RULER The Panchen Lama, set up by China Reds as head of new regime in rebellious Tibet. U. S. Gives Tibef Its Sympathy WASHINGTON The United States declared today THE BROADCAST, quoting the New China News Agency Lama was igh, empty trailer broadside nd slid beneath it, shearing ff the roof of the car. The dead were identified as .Robert K. Haines, 23, the driver, Ruth E. Miller, 33, and Carl L. Larson Jr., 24. Clyde A. Watkins, 50, of Calif., driver of the ruck trailer, was unhurt. Watkins said he is an em- ploye of Oljn-Osborne Lines, Temple, Tex. WHERE TO FIND IT A-4, 5, 6, 8. B-5 to 11. B-4. B-12. Death B-5. Financial B-5. Shipping B-5. B-2, 3. A-7. Tides, Temperatures B-5. TV, B-12. A. and Sen. Thomas H. Kuchel Mother, Infant Dead, 4 Hurt in Car Flip ADF.LANTO, Calif. A mother and her infant son were killed and four other members of the same family rom Tehachapi were injured Friday night when their car vent out of control and rolled over on U.S. Highway 395 ive miles north of here. Mrs. Marjorie I. Terrell, 29, was dead on arrival at St. Mary's Hospital in Apple Val- ey. Robert Thurman Terrell, months, was taken to George Air Force Base Hos- pital where he was pro- nounced dead. The father and husband, Edwin Lee Terrell, was re- ported in critical condition at St. Mary's Hospital as was a daughter, Deborah, 11. Mrs. Madeline Uranga told sheriff's deputies Friday tha is ironic that such a group she finally made the call from etes) should suffer By the time an ambulance MIAMI BEACH, Fla. got her husband, Gene, 48, to change the minds of senators The season's first big invasion the hospital he was dead and representatives who seek introduce economies Mrs. Uranga reported. Deputies said they were try- by the Air Force order, still who were talking on the line. hadn't found any H is a misdemeanor to refuse from the balloon-like marin to give up a party line for an it is "profoundly sympathe tic" with the Tibetan people in the face of "barbarous in- tervention" by Communist China in Tibet. The State Department said the intention of the Commu- nist government at Peiping is to destroy the "religious and political autonomy (of the Tibetans) and to pervert their institutions to Communist ends." This intention. Department said, the State was dis- closed by Red China's action abolishing the Dalai Lama's regime and imposing military rule on Tibet. Such action "is a btatent violation of Peiping's solemn pledge of May 1951 guaran- teeing the Tibetans political and religious the statement added. THE UNITED STATES noted that among the five Chinese appointees named to an ad- ministrative control commit- tee there is a deputy political commissar of the Chinese Communist army. H said this is evidence of Peiping's inten- tion, and added: 'The Communist order states the Panchen Lama will act as chairman of the riew Tibetan regime. The Panchen Lama has never been the pri- mary religious leader of Tibet and it is clear that placement of the Dalai Lama lias been effected by foreign intervention without the con- sent of the Tibetan people. The Panchen Lama was brought up in China and came to Tibet in the wake of the Chinese Red army." IT'LL BE A WHITE EASTER Elaine Zeigenfuss, of Reading, Pa., registers delight at thought of Easter pa- rading by writing on rear of car window, which like lawns and streets in most of Pennsylvania was covered by snow. Elaine may have to wear ear- _. f r _ A "D VWironhnfrt. 1 most Ot Pennsylvania was cuveicu uy anuw. LHUM.., ...i.j muffs under her Easter bonet. Weather story on Page Wirephoto.) I United States. Hussein Plans Stop at Naval Academy WASHINGTON (UPI) Jordan's young King Hussein drives to the Naval Academy at Annapolis, Md., today for the first stop on a three-week cross-country tour of the I   

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