April 13, 1959

YUGOSLAV INDEPENDENCE: Belgrade, 10 – A Yugoslav Interior Ministry spokesman expressed his regret today that the Soviet Union had not yet issued an official condemnation of the various territorial claims made against Yugoslavia by its neighbors. He added that Russia had not even distanced itself from these claims. He also defended his country’s press, which Chinese newspapers had accused of a lack of objectivity with regard to their reporting of events in Tibet. «This accusation,» he said, «is unfounded and part of Peking’s hostile propaganda against Yugoslavia.» TIBET: London, 10 – The Tibetan rebels are continuing to resist. The faithful followers of the Dalai Lama are joining up with all anti-communist forces in mainland China under the auspices of the Nationalist Chinese government. MIMIS PLESSAS: The Hellenic American Union is holding a jam session at the Fotopoulos Theater with the Mimis Plessas Quartet which will feature a guest appearance by Greek-American saxophonist Johnny Zorbas next Monday. CATHOLIC ARCHBISHOP: Catholic Archbishop Marios Markos Isidoros Makryonitis died in hospital here today of injuries sustained in a car accident last week.

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