St Ambrose Fire followup story - Dec 9, 1944 - Hagerstown Herald of Dec 9, 1944
Three More Die Of Burns Received In Parish House Fite BALTIMORE, Dec. 8, (£>).—Three more persons died in hospitals last night of burns received in a fire that swept the frame parish hall on St Ambrose's Church, bringing the death toll to six. Of the more than 50 persons -who were injured Wednesday night when the blaze broke out during a card party, 14 still were under treatment in hospitals today. The latest three to succumb were John C. Sullivan, 63; John H. Meyer, 66; and Miss Laura Woodward, Woodward, 45, who twice served as president president of the National Library Association. Association. Investigators expressed the belief belief that the death and injury toll from the church hall fire would have been much less had those in the building made better use of the eight or nine exits from the hall. Witnesses told of a concerted concerted rush for the main entrance when fire was discovered. To make shoulder pads that can be worn under dresses :;n" sweaters, sweaters, take layered wool, make triangular triangular pads—thick in the center and cover with .net. Make a net dickey to hold pads.