Clipped From The Mount Pleasant News
was Die In Hotel Fire In Laramie, Wyo. Laramie, Wyo., (INS)--An early- He j morning fire swept through a two- cast. storv _hotel in Laramie this morn- hini "'"" spoiled check intent The election the candidate year. killing six men as they sleot. ' Tlie blaze broke out a t ' 3 a. near a stair well of the Johnson hotel, spreading quickly then, tm thc wooden, interior of the of next! The dead wcr e identified as use'new-type Walter R ' Finne11 of Denver and Cheyenne; Edward (Boots) Smith, Eric Irene and Chester Majors, all of Laramie; Hcnrick Edward Berg- ground Mem- ture ' C. Junction: -1'^ Gelm. Wyo.; and Harold C. .tions'': oi La Porte. Colo. . 1.. . i *.J, , J _ i _ , t _ i _ Chief Blake Panning- sal id' Sa'lem sul -freezine temperatures and snow posal cost! made flre-flgbting and rescue op- niitte'e.' ' I ..- . i ' newly-reorganized erations difficult. Â·to-, ;/ Voted was no hope for The Rotary i j 46 into Finnell and Smith were railroaders who often used the hotel on overnight stops. Shenff Ted Burnstad termed the fire the worst Laramie blaze in his memory. Two lowans were injured in the blaze. They were identified as Glenn' Thompson of Charles City and Ray Hensmeier Of Wauon. Both were reported m serious condition at a Laramie hospital. 'ture.