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   Yuma Daily Sun, The (Newspaper) - September 7, 1948, Yuma, Arizona                             Weather at Yuma Highest IfisL 21 Lowest last 2'1 hours...................70 Average high this dale.............101 Average low tins date.................7iJ Relative humidity ill 11 a.m. TH 211 Telephone GSS or 089 AND THE YUMA, ARIZONA SENTINEL T. Weather Forecast KOIIKCAST lo Wnlnciulny Clrar lixliiy. ami Wcdnvn- iliiy. I.lulc clmngc in u-injicr- Yuinu, Kivo Cunts a Copy VOLUME 211. Gas Rationing Looms. West Coast (Yuma Teacher j Places Eighth In Fish Derby TWO KILLERS CAUGHT NEAR BATON ROUGE BATON ROUGE.' Ln., Kept. 7 laughing killers who Crawford copped eighth place in j murdered u New Orleans de- the ilerbv with a 2-1 poiuul fish. Active and sworn they would ne-v- nml was'au-arded a .set of .sterling cr hc "icekly surren- Charles D. YUHS vo- cational agriculture teacher', came wilh the goods last wecit- end from Kan Diego where hc was of ;JOO rnltnnts in the .second annual San Diego Yellowtail Kiah- Derby. Crawford copped ei .silver. First prix.e was a JfHS Dodge- sod a n, second prixe was cash, third prize 5500. and fourth itered in the contest held Sal- iii-Hiiv wore fidhennen from Call- Orleans detective and took the ;.s- Arizona, Texas. Idaho. chlcf of Ncu> de- egon, Iowa, Washing Ion and Me.xieo. Other Vumans who qualified lo compete in the contest, were l.loyd Crouse. C. Yowell. and Yunui Bill. AGREEMENT NEAR ON BERtlN I5KKMN, Sept. Ger- many's four jiilliljiry' governors were ted nearing or at an agreement tonight on lifting Lhe Hcrlin blockade, as the city forniiiUy was cut in two between the East and the West. Amidst Ihe seventh conference of the two governors, officials in attendance reported this probably would be the last session here be- fore tho Ifcrlin question was re- ferred to the Big Four govern- ments far' filial action. Humors and qualified reports had persisted for duys that the Berlin blockade would be lifted HUOIL Soviet propaganda sources hiivc hinted at .Sept. 10 as the most likely dale. Knls .Meet Hlsuwherc iii the German tangle, Communist and pro-Communist Party elements met at the riot- marked city hall lonight. U ap- f peared to be the first organized. meeting of a quasi-govcrnment for the" Soviet fjuarLcr of Berlin. A few hours earlier the Cnm- munisL leadership hud announced a complete split with the legal city government, which had chased from the city hall in riots yesterday. Calling themselves the "Demo- cratic the Communist Front group pledged support to the Communist winter relief pro- gram for Berlin, Huge floodlights rind grinding movie cameras gave Lhe meeting" an atmosphere of staged nnreality. The western commandants were reported drafting letter to iMaj. Ccn. Alexander Kotikov. their So- viet demanding an explanation of Russian "inability to preserve order" in the Russian sector. The Socialist Unity (Commun- ist) Party will have no part of thr, moved to" the 'British sector last night after Communist mobs stormed .the city ,hallr the party leadership announced. I'art It Inn Prod; tinted Karl Litke, 1 carter of the Com- munist minority in the City As- sembly, proclaimed the formal partition of Berlin at a press conference attended hy 150 Allied and German newsmen. j City Assembly has proved I laltL. whcrc thcy gonc k itself worthless !ocatc a canip yite for fullll.c fishing iripf dcred to a slate trooper and village marshal today in a coun- try'store near Haton lluugc-. The Simpson, 2fi, anil H. R. Miller, ya killed a New FIND MAN'S BODY NORTH OF BARD Th f body of a M exi CM n man, aged about 3u, was found Sunday near Foi guson lake, about 21 miles up the .Colorado river from Yuma, on the California side. Dep- uty Sheriff S. L. -Monk of lerbavcn reported loday. iThc man had apparently died of lirat pros I rat ion anil thirst. One theoiy advanced by officers is LhnL hu was one of a paily of five Mexicans arrested on charg- es of illegal entry into the United States who escaped recently from the Imperial County jail at Centro. A jail number wns found on a slip of pa in his cloth- ing. The number, similar to those given prisoners un being hooked at the Imperial County jail, was being pheekiid wilh his descrip- tion. He had been dead about a week, The body was taken-to El Cen- tro. No signs of foul piny were found jit the site. The body was found by four Bard men. Vul Colby, K. K. ton, Jim Hunt nnd Morgan Aik- Reservation Indians Are Voting in Today's Primary Election for 1st Time leclives as a hostage in the wieni- es I jail delivery in Gulf Const 1 history. Before thcy liberated the assist- ant chief of detectives, John .lack- son, (53; 'they announced Lo him that they "would take a few of- ficers to hell wiUi them." Captured In Slurp But a stale trooper named Wright and Uie- marshal of Gon- La., nonied 1'rourci.uc, cap- tured them earlj'j loday in a coun- try general store nt Gal a few miles .southeast of Baton Rouge. Kaeli of the'men had pistols, according to Capt. R. M. Walker of State Police. The fugitiv.es handed the guns over and were taken to Lhe As- cension" Parish prison at Dojiiild- sonvillc. Wright and Brourrniu went to the general stoic to get them after n school buy driver reported he had seen-Ihe two fu- gitives. i Walker-, said hc. believed the 1 were hungry and had gone PMOKNIX, Ariz'.. Srpl, Indians on resorva Lions voting for the first lime- in his- Lory, iiiU-ivsl Ofiilerrd on gu- berimlorial and rnc- in today's primaries. HO pnr cent of tlie stale's VOO.OOO iTgislercd voters were ex- j pectcd Lo cast hallots. A slJile supreme com t ruling Inst July suffrngt' for Indians living on reservations, j This wjis llH' fij.st election in l which they could Lake advnnlagc llie privilege. Tin- court de- cision reversed a previous rul- (rnvc-rnor KJCI- U I il (larvey, who suvceetled to Ihe gov- ernor's office, but not tin1 tille. upon llie death of flov. Sidney P. Osborn. "Two KejMiblienns sought I heir party's nomhuhlion. The ciunpaign has bi-en tun- of PC: son ul I Lies, mil issues. Ciiirvey, wlio wns .secretnry of sin tc ut I be Unit' of Osborn's di'aLh. and J. M civ hi Goodson. (A hen tod conU-st brlween a rec- ord number of gnhei iinlorial cnn- didsit.03 higbliglittd an otherwise dull campaign. The seven Democrats were headed by At: Ling Cov. Uan K. House of Ili-pri'ScnliitiveH, enlftfd llie final days of the CNIIU- [jaign Ljibbed lo battle it out for Iho Democratic nominal ion. lirnco lirockel t. lUmroplc. a nil Hourdon. .St. Johns, the Republican caiulichitcs, filled as I lussup.s lo take their pai ly's lop hmior. UrocUc'tl was Oefenlcil Ihe JSMli giTicral el.'Clion by Os- horii, and ntmrdon chair man of Lhe Uopublie.nn Stale aim li- tre until he ri'signed Lo enter the primaiy. YUHS Enrollment Up Over 100 The body of rado river. I.iLkc snul. "The. -SKl> Unity) Party will have no further pnrtfcipaLEon if the Assciiibly slays in Lhe west .sectors." He charged that there could be no. effective administration of Merlin with Iho government siUi- aled out-side Ihn City Hnll and outside the Soviet sector. The Assembly was in effect cbasi-d from the City Hall in the Russian seel or yesterday. Com- nninist rioters stormed the hall, i smashed down doors, blocked j .scheduled meeting of the Asrscmb- j ly, ant] carted off in chains n group of west sector Gcimnn siuUcnrs'asVumblcd lice detailed lo guard the meet- was only about three a mile from the Colo- Flagstaff State College Opens Fall Semester to Lhe slore LO buy or steal some- thing to eat. Just before Simpson ,'irul Milter were captured, their automobile, a stolen police rar, was found at Galvez. (Continued on Page r.i) 2 Hurt As Itoclk Falls Oil Them With the opening of Yuma Un- n high .scliool days away the high school office is jusy with matters pertaining to ist] alion, .sale of hooks nut! ockeis. Principal L. T. Rouse iv- lorls Lliat he unUelfinli'S an cn- -ollment of nearly nOO on the fiist day of sclufol. .-Last yrar 7SI studenls repoi'trd .o the. high school on the opening lay. This year well over ICO ;ul- lilional pupils have been regis- tered. The high school facilities l still accomotlntt- up to 1000 ilK so Lbat a riowded condi- .ion is not nnticiptiled by school offieials. The of FMucation IKIS jitided aiiditional loncliing Sept. -A sec- ond boy 'was (lend .today as the E. of av-freak -Labor Dny ac- cident which occurred while four brothers and a .small gh 1 were climbing '.a mountain near he-re. iDcad was Hernie Conyer, nine- year-old, brother of Hilly -Joe. u-ho died Sunday. Bolb -boys were in- jured while climbing- a sleep mountain .with" their I i-ycar-old Buster. I-iu.ster, in tlnj'lcocl. accidental- ly jarred loose n largo rock which crashed clown and rolled over Billy nntl Bernir. Billy dictl lie fore he reached the hospital JJernie last, night at the Morenei .General hospital." (Continued on Arizona Holiday Accident Toll Reaches 11 f.abor Day toll, with .still sonic jof Lhe out lying cotm- lie.s to he lieard from, tottay to- tnlcd cloven. Ni n c we re Id I led in tra f f ic a c- cidenL-s, two in a freak Lnhor Day ivcckcncl mountain climbing ac- cident. Tlie latest traffic death was re- corded in Kingmnn where Howard R.aperf 30, Kinsman, tlicd en route to" Ihe Mohavc. County Cicn- cral lin.spilnl. Kapcr suffered n -skull fracture in a head-on col- lision between two cars a mile north of Kinginan. A hot red driven by Raper col- lided with n car driven by H. D. Shipley, Sclitfmnn. Knpcr's death brought the J9IS total 203 com- pared to 102 for the same date lii.st year. A scconrl brother of Busier Con- yer died as Ihc result of a moun- tain climbing accident near Clif- ton. He was Bernic Conyer, nine, of Rtinklln. The child died in Mor- enei General hospital last night. licrnic nnd his brother. Rilly, were injured when a rock acci- dentally dislodged by another bro- ther, LJuster rolled over then Hilly died en route to the hospital Sunday afternoon. Change Meeting Place Of Yuma Air Reserves Meeting place for Yuma-.iron reserve air force personnel has been changed, officers announce. The group will meet p.m. Thursday in the Yiinia Rowling Center, instead of at the Legion brill ns usual. Col P. Kaernan will lecture nt I lie Thursday session. I''I.ACSTAFF, Sept. qu the Ari- zona Stale College at Flagstaff campus today for Lhe opening of the fall semester, marking the school's Golden Jubilee year. Founded "Sept. 1J, 189D, the school looked for Us most suc- cessful year during the forthcom- ng term. Thirty-three students and a faculty of I wo were present when the college first opened ils donrs. Then it was known as Northern A i i zonn N orni n I School. In contrast, President Lncey A. istburu today predicted the 10-18-19 enrollment would surpass the; 700 ivIHJ attended last year. The school now boasts a faculty of 70r including the administrative staff. Highlights of the Golden' Ju- bilee celebration will I n clud c Homecoming Day, set for Oct. 23; the annual community-wide Jam- boree scheduled for mid-winter, rind spring Commencement cxer'- cises. College leaders indicated the Golden .Inbilet; theme would brj carried out at many of the campus' social functions (luring the semester. Kirst weeks activities got under way last night. Faculty'members attended a reception at the home of Dr. and East burn while studenls joined in a song-fcst led by the presidents of the men's and women's associated stmjents. Placement tests began today for freshmen and other new students. Freshmen met at Ashurst Audi- tor in in and were conducted on a tour of the campus by student council members. The council planned a picnic late today. Fro shin en and transfer .students will register Thursday and upper classmen Friday nnd- Saturday. Classes begin Sept. lo positions lo la lie cure of incix-as- i-d enrollment. M'r. I again wishes stress Iho Importance of all stu- denls pi tit; LU i ing the if lockers from Mrs. Joyncr on Thin stlay. Friday and SuLmdny mot ning of this week. The high .school office yvill c: lo.se on Snlurdriy noon in or- der that the final arrangements can ho made fur opening .Mnmhiy. .Buses will ]-n n over I be .same.- routes nut I on I lie same svhed- ulefi as last year. All pupils :irc lo repoi I lo the nudi Lori inn. at fl Mnndiiy morning. HOtlDAY ACCIDENT TOtt, 483 iiv u.Nriiii) ritr.ss llolliliiy nulduiils Idlli'il it'csoit.s timing Ifiu thror-diiy l.n- btir Day wct'lu'ml. n fliml tnimlu- lifm shms'ed todny. The diiillh lollll was :i sharp drop from Ihc nll-lLuio nT li21i lillkil dining the July -I ItolUlny Ibis your. Hilt truffle: iicrldoiilH limit n siibslnntliilly higher dmlli loll llinit I MI) pvcdU'U'il liy llu' Nu- UoHiil SiiMy A UniU-d I'ri-ss suivcy .Khirnvd Ihul  information and nssis- lance. i Mrs. M. rt'preNonlntivo j from Phoenix, will hc in the Yu- mn cily council chambers from 2 until 1 :'iO p.m. Friday, SepL. 10 tn assist landlords anrl tenant.' with any rent problems I hey ma% have. Those who plan to atteni tlie. .session are requested lo wrilc to Mrs. Woods nt (507 Noi lh 7tl a I'liocnix, supplying hci with Iho oxart mailing address o: the properly in queslinn, sin j will schedule a meeting nnd sup ply necessary registration state (Xo games mcnts. turns will be posted made available by the various election hoaul.s throughout tlie county. Today's Baseball NATIONAL, I.KACilJr; 1st giima York ....MO 000 100-0 10 1 F'hilndelphin ..000 100 000-1 10 1 Fmnsnn Cooper; Leonard, Xa- hcm   Public officials bi-llevod lluit fnlhcr and un Arab mother, igh Foiirth-of-.hily lotnl wns uno'hc wris by Christian mis- f the prlnclpMl IMHIHCS for Lhe re- sionarles find given American clt- uctlon in1 the Labor Day Intnl. was for years a sea- "Lols of were junl plain'_ mim Jjefoi'i- coming In Ytinui in cared to get out on the ic police offli-er said. j wns Cool Itcpt many people j inlini.rr imt.i hl.' way from beaches, redm-lng Ihc1 nlin101, tinihcr of deaths by drowning i to WnrU- 'J1S Wlft  (In? way under the constant swinging hjH-k nnd forth. And1 new ones were impossible lo find during wartime years. So they were stripped of their grillcwork lo make them Ifghtcr, but the hinges confinuorl t'p down under constant usage. fnr .Ministry nf Thr .Mini.slry of .fiislfrr. in (lie publie. report on 1hn. announced (hc i-M-i-ulftm 
                            

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