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   Yuma Daily Sun, The (Newspaper) - September 27, 1947, Yuma, Arizona                             THE WEATHER AT 1'UMA Highest last 21 liours................100 Lowest last 21 hours................71 Average high this Average low this date..............65 Relative humidity 11 Tl AND TH NTINEl li! WEATHER FORECAST TO SUNDAY NIGHT Clear today, tonight, and Sun- clay; little temperature change. VOLUME 228 Yuma, September 27, 1947 VOLUME 228 Poland Asks UN Ban Marshall Plan BATTLE IS STAGED ON REFUGEE SHIP One Jew Killed, 7 Wounded; British Sailor Injured JERUSALEM, Sept. One Jew was shot to death and seven others were wounded today in a 20-minuto battle aboard the refugee ship "Despite" when a British naval party intercepted and boarded the vessel trying to run the blockade to Palestine. The party was work- ing its way toward the ship's bridge when a group of refugees armed with crowbars cornered a British sailor. The sailor fired five shots at bis assailants, killing one and wounding two. Five other immigrants suffered head wounds from swinging clubs in the short-lived resistance to the jackets. Hrltim Injured One British sailor suffered a broken finger in the affray, ac- cording to an official British statement. It was the second of- ficial account of the boarding. The first had said it was carried out without resistance. (Continued on Page 21 300 Attended First Teenage Canteen Dance Last Night More than 300 students attend- ed the initial dance of the Teen- Age Canteen last night at the Kjlights of Columbus hall, ac- cording to officials of the Lions club which sponsored the affair. Many of the parents of the teen-agers 'dropped in during the evening and were saitl to have been peased with the conduct of- the -dancers attending. .This is the first of a series of dances to be by 'the Lions for the Tecn-Agc Canteen. Saturday Salvos By Sam Siciliano Sec where they painted some new bright, white signs at certain corners on Main street warning NO U TURNS. It's ;i step in the right direction and pruves, as far us we're concerned, that city law enforcement officials are willing to heed suggestions. Octuplets Born To Chinese Woman 'it (U.R> liirlh of octnplets, seven or whom lived, was rtt- portiMl today by Chang Shu 1'lng, lllri'r.tor of the Tax Bu- rrnu nl Ishing, 120 miles from Shanghai. Chung lold H correspondent for till! newspaper Shun that his niece, Mrs. Chang 1'lnff Wei. gave hlrUi to eight boys July 5. One illcil shortly af- ter birth, ho said, but the others, as well us the mother, lire "sound and hair." The lilrlhs took place, he. said. In Communlst-helil Yang I'ang Chen, iinrthras t of Tientsin, where the Iteds or- dered special rations for the family. 1'rcvioiisly It had been reported from Tientsin that scptiiplets had been born to the family, the Communists furnishing four nurses. President Takes Immediate Steps to Aid Europe Traffic Violations Reported by Jr. Highway Patrol Yuma drivers who have recent- ly received little red traffic cards from H. B. Breech, chief of ;po- lice, may be interested to, know their violation was reported. by the Junior Highway Patrol. These are the children you sen at the intersections in the school zones who assume the responsibility of seeing that their fellow students are allowed to cross the street safely. Citizens were urged today to make it. a point to obey the safe- ty rules in these zones by city of- 'icials. According lo E. C. Byrd. city recorder, no fines have yet 5een paid on. the charges, how- ever if local drivers continue to run- the stop signs and drive in excess o -flhe speed designated they will be subject to the full penally of the law. find most of the drivers in Yuma are eager to cooperate with the Junior stated Byrd, "but there arc still a few who seem to be in such a hurry that they continue to ignore the speed limit as well as the stop signs and orders of the student on duty. When we receive more than one report on the same per- son, there is little we can do but prosecute the case." However, we can't expect ev- erything to come from them. Ad- jmtlecl, that's their job. But there is an old adage which says that two heads are better than one. And it follows that several heads are better than two. L( not pass off this safety and traf- fic problem with wave of the hand in the direction of Uic police department.. You drive those streets time after time, day after day. You can see where an inv provcinunt can be made here, an error rectified there. Tell the next policeman you see. Or tell us and we'll pass it along. Like the fa- ther who told us that too many drivers arc ignoring the stop signs that control traffic onto Eighth Street, lie's worried about that for his daughter has to cross that street to go to he should be. (NEA Tclcphoio) White House reporters make a mad rcnch for copies of President Truman's statement handed out this morning, announcing that he will seek stop-gap aid lor Europe .without a special session of Congress it Note huge pile of hate and coats in foreground as Washington suffered unseasonable colcj weather. LABOR DISPUTE TO CLOSE L A. HARBORJUES. LOS ANGELES, Sept. (U.R) -The W a t e i- f r o n t Employers Ass'n. announced today that It And which civic organization is Mrs. J. Bogart Is Released While there are no new devel- opments in regard to the case of James Van dc la Bogart, accused of robbery of the California Cot- tonseed Oil company, he will have plenty of privacy -in which to think of the things the future will hold for him. He is locked behind three door.s on the upper story of the Yuma county jail, with small chance for him to 
                            

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