The Iola Register - April 26, 1934 pg. 8
CHILD BURNED IN PITTSBURG B ^by Dies and Mother and Father in, Critical Condition. Pittsburg. Ka,s., April 26. fAP)— An 18-month-old chilcl was burned to death and her parents critically burned, in an explosion of gasoline poured by the mother into a stove to start a fire at their home near Arma last night. The child, Fredda Alice Minnis, was virtually cremated. The mother, Mrs. Aubrey Minnis, was not expected expected t6' live. The father was less .scrioiisly- burned when he attempted attempted to rescue the mother and child. Minnis is a-relief worker. Six other brothers and sisters were at the iiomc'at the time.