The following items were taken from the May 28 through June 3, 1961, Examiner.

The following items were taken from the May 28 through June 3, 1961, Examiner.


On the highways, Memorial Day weekend, 1961, was the deadliest in history. The day was only hours old when traffic carnage soared past the previous all-time Memorial Day weekend record of 371 persons killed during the a three-day weekend in 1958. Breakdown on deaths: 388 traffic; 73 drownings; 1 plane; and 63 miscellaneous.



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Jim Kelly was elected temporary chairman of the Good Government League’s city central committee. Kelly is executive editor of Mid-West Contractor magazine, published in Kansas City, and served as ward and precinct chairman for the League during the past election. Mrs. Kay Vogelsonwas elected temporary secretary.