Press-Telegram (Newspaper) - March 30, 1959, Long Beach, California
RUSSIA'S 'BRILLIANT BONEHEAD' Khrushchev Is Expert at Passing the Buck By WILLIAM L. RYAN AP FordBO Ntvrf Anilvll Long before anyone dreamed of Nikita Khrush- chev as a future czar, a western diplomat sized him up shrewdly as "that brilliant bonehcad." The man can bluster and guffaw his way with a ter rifying air toward .the of carelessness edge of global disaster. But he is no genius His career has been dotted with bonehead plays. In a meeting at the sum mil, nonetheless, Western (EDITOR'S NOTE: He Is in news almost every day, but he Is almost man nobody Khrushchev, the man the West must deal with in summit sessions. What makes him run? How dM he get where he Is? How smart is he? These are some of the questions William L. Ryan, long a close student of Soviet Russia, takes up in a series of informative articles, of which this is the first.) U. S. CAN SMASH RUSS, MILITARY CHIEFS SAY inack for blaming his own] mistakes on get- ting away with it. Another has been an Olympian scorn of weakness and what he would regard as bourgeois morality. KHRUSHCHEV knows only dazzling paradoxes, far less faith." In propagating this predictable, potentially f a r faith, he has shown himself more dangerous than the a true disciple of Lenin. World communism as mighty Stalin. One of his success secrets ts political philosophy on the vhole world. To accomplis! .his, any subterfuge, any lie any deceit, any tactic is justi led in Communist eyes. .Through a combination c this faith and his politic; agility, Khrushchev has sur vived revolution, civil alood bath purges and ntrigues. Nearing a durabl statesmen would face a form! one truth. In a sense he is a dable antagonist, a dynamic missionary. He has referred bundle of reckless energy and piously to his "Communist 65 in April, he sometime i" thu seems like an amiable hipp on a tightrope. As Russian as a bowl o borscht, Khruschev is maste (Continued on Pg. A-6, Col. 1) de veloped under Soviet contro! Tress HOME The Finest Evening Newspaper LONG BEACH 12, MONDAY, MARCH 30, 1959 Vol. 48 PRICE 10 CENTS CLASSIFIED HE 2-5959 30 PAGES TELEPHONE HE 5-1161 EDITION (Six Editions Daily) seems to be an astonishing has one basic aim: To on 2 of British Royal Family to Visit Pope Margaret to Join Queen Mother; Criticism Feared VATICAN CITY ain's Princess Margaret and Queen Mother Elizabeth will be received by Pope John XXIII April 22, a diplomatic 39 'DESIGNATED' 'Mother of Year1 Mix-Up Untangled WICHITA, Kan. mail mix-up caused 39 women to think they had been designated "Kansas Mother of the but the selection committee today is to end the confusion by naming a bona fide state 'mother." Mrs. John Selfridge of source said today. The source said arrange- ments for the members of the .British royal family to have an.audience with the Pope land the date were worked out over the weekend by rep- resentatives of the Vatican and.the British Embassy "to the Holy See. Princess Margaret and her mother will be in Rome April 20-25 as guests of Sir Ashley Clarke, British ambassador to WORD t THAT Princess Margaret will go to the audi- ence with the Queen Mother leaked out Sunday in the London newspaper "The Peo- .ple." British .newspapers ex- 'pressed concern there would be criticism from some Prot- estants. A British Protestant organ- ization already has protested the Queen Mother's having an audience with Pope John, but she is not expected to change her plans. The pro- test stems from the fact that Queen Elizabeth 11 is the titular head of the Church of .England. Princess Margaret was re- ceived by the late Pope Pius XII at the Vatican 10 years ago to the accompaniment of similar criticism from British Protestants. ..The report in 'The People" said palace and Foreign Of- Wichita, Kansas chairman, stayed with the job despite the distraction resulting from the mistake and will preside at the committee meeting here. The confusion originated in New York, where volunteer workers mailed the wrong batch of letters from nationa headquarters of the American Mothers Committee. MRS. AILEEN FOGARTY, national director of the or- ganization which selects the national mother of the year from state winners, gave this explanation: There were two batches of form letters to be mailed. One, addressed to "dear mem- was an invitation to the national convention in New Seas Turn Liner Back; 13 Injured fice officials are urging the York May 4-8. The other, ad- dressed to "dear state was to be sent after the remaining 39 states chosi their winners. The volunteers inadvertent ly mixed the letters in mail ing invitations to Kansas members. The mistake became known Sunday after two Kansa women had disclosed thej nad received the "Stat Mother" letter. Names of the other 37 re cipients were not known. MRS. NELLIE KRUEGE of Washington, Kan., though her letter was genuine. He town took steps to honor he Then while the embarrasei committee was trying to e> plain to Mrs. Krueger tha the choice hadn't been madi Mrs. Fred Gould of Arkansr 28-year-old princess not .call on the new Pope. MEMBER of the Brit- ish royal family for centuries has paid a second visit to Rorne after having been re- ceived in papal audience dur- ing a previous the pa- per, said, adding: "It will be a delicate mat- ter to stop Princess Mar- garet's audience. It might be considered a grave discour- tesy (and) in any case, Princess Margaret will not easily be persuaded out of her resolve to meet Pope John." .There was no comment from Buckingham Palace. to City displayed her "Stai Mother" letter. Mrs. Krueger's name wa NEW YORK storm at'tered Argentine liner, th io Tunuyan, returned t ort today, barred from its outhward journey by ham- ering winds and mountain- us waves. Thirteen persons board were hurt, though one gravely. The passenger hip had barely vleft New fork last Friday, en route to outh American ports, when he ran into the tempest. She tiuggled against it for 48 [Ours before turning back. Capt. Jose Maria Dodero kipper of the vessel, said the owering waves at time.s gave he ship a 60-degree list, lay ng it almost on its side, am Don't Dictate o Us, Nehru fells Chinese Denies-Tibet Rebels Operated From Indian Territory NEW DELHI Minister Jawaharlal Nehru told Communist China today t could not dictate to India He also denied Peiping charges that the Tibetan rebels were operating from India soil. Peiping's formal charge- against India has brough relations between the coun tries to a new low and to day's session of parliamen was a shouting, desk-pound ing one in which sympathie ere clearly with the Tibet n rebels. There were predictions th ibetan revolt would lead t major shift in India's neu ralist foreign policy bu 'ehru's statements toda 'ere "cautionsly worded. H ait1. India should hav riendly relations with Reases and personnel in Japa violated the famous article 9 of the Japanese coi stitution, which largel written by the American cen against the setting up of missile bases in Italy. The Communists during the past months have staged pro- est demonstrations against he missiles and kept up a continuous barrage of propa- ganda. Their theme, for Italians, is :hat if war comes, Italy would be a prime target of Soviet missiles if the Ameri- can variety are based here. U. S. DEFENSE Secretary Neil H. McElroy, following a December trip to Rome when conferred with Italian political and defense leaders, said the U. S. planned to send 'some" of its eight projected IRBM squadrons to Italy and other European nations. At the December 1957 sum- mit meeting of the NATO na tions, then Italian Premier Adone Zoli said that the "in- transigiency" ,of the USSR made it'essential that "mod- ern arms" be placed at the disposal of.NATO allies. Tass said Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Grbmyko re- ceived the American, British and French ambassadors In Moscow today and handed them the Russian reply to western proposals on a for- eign ministers conference and a possible .ater summit par- ley. The Russian notes were in reply to western proposals made on March 26. In those ;iotes, the Western Big Three agreed condition- ally to meet the Russians at the summit, but emphasized they wanted a foreign mini- sters' conference first. WHERE TO FIND IT Recommendations of Tha Press-Telegram, supporting in- cumbent candidates ,in ths Long Beach Board of Educa- tion election Friday, will'.ba Found today in an editorial on Page A-10. India Airliner Crash Kills 24 CALCUTTA In- dian Airlines plane crashed Sunday soon after taking off from Agartala in Assam State, killing all 24 persons aboard. The victims included five children. Queen Mary Docks After Stormy Trip CHERBOURG, France The liner Queen Mary docked in Cherbourg on schedule early today after battling a violent Atlantic storm for the last three days of her trip from New York, Beach B-l. Hal A-ll. A-ll. C-5 to C-9. B-6, 7. A-8. Death B-2. A-10. Shipping C-5. C-I to 4. A-8. TV, C-10. A-ll. B-4, 5.