St Ambrose Fire - all 8 victims identified here. Cumberland Evening Times, Dec 29, 1944
Victims Of Chiirch Fire Mounts To 8 Seven Others Perished iii Biaze at Baltimore Parish Hall December 6 Mrs. Emma Sachs, «;_ Mrs. Anna K. Steckmeyer, 62; John C. Sulll- Baltimore, Dec. 29. (*•}—The death today of another woman at Union Memorial Hospital Increased to eight the total deaths as a, result of the fire which swept through e St. Ambrose Catholic parish ll durlnc a card and bingo party e night of Dec. 8. . Mrs. Amlnee C. Woodward, 73, of Baltimore, was .the latest victim. Her daughter, Laura, 43, died at the West Baittaore ' General Hospital the night after the fire. In all, six women were victims. The other two were men. At least a third of the approxi- mutely 300 persons who crowded on, the hall were burned or injured in the rush for the doors. Some stil are in hospitals. • < The other victims, besides the Woodwards, included Mrs. Ada Nix- Mrs. Rosa Poessnecker, van,. 63; and John H, Meyer, 66. reei Santa Cherry Pointi N.-.C./Dec. 29- *.. Rushing.out on'the runway (o greet Sarjta Glaus, Owen" Penick, 9-year- bld son of Captain, and Mrs. Herbert Herbert "M-." Penick, was killed instantly at'the Marine base here Christinas . He'was struck .by the wing tip of Santa's plane. ."He will'be buried at : . Caonvnie,..' MoV. home .of ^is parents.,-' v.-" '.-'•.! . 5,000 Youth* To Enter, Mexican Army Monday '.Mexico; Oily, Dec. 29. c/P)—Five thousand youths, representing half the draftees of the class of 1926, will'enter the army on January li for a'year's training, the War Department Department announced today. • An equal number from the class of .1925 obtained releases December 15. After the Russian revolution, typhus killed about 3,000,000 people.