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Ogden Standard-Examiner (Newspaper) - January 10, 1927, Ogden, Utah WEATHER. UTAH: Mostly fair tonight and Tuesday, except unsettled in north western portions; Httle change in tem- perature. IDAHO: Cloudy, warmer tonight. i and your do- lien, and. nniions> can only bo reformed in their youth; they' as they STOW Fifty-seventh 180 OGDEN CITY, UTAH, MONDAY EVENING, JANUARY 10, 1927. LAST EDITION At Guernsey on the Platte river the Utah Construction com- pany of Ogden has just completed the placing of the largest reser- voir gate in fae United States. Weighing 400 tons, it is 50 by 52 feet, and is exceeded in size by no other gate in the world, ex- cept one in Gormany, which is a Jittle larger. The Guernsey .dam will cost and will cover a consider- able area of bench land, part of which will be watered by pump- ing. Twelve thousand kilowatts in power is generated which is uti- lized in pumping. The Utah Construction company reaches out over much of the western country and has extensive undertakings us far away as the west coast of Mexico, where it is putting on the finishing touches to a railroad job. The company has a name of keeping to r.U- schedules. Last year, on. the work at Weed, in connection witn the Natron cutoff, it had 27 steam shovels. It had agreed to complete the contract by July 1. anil to do so rushed ia steam shovel after steam shovel. Whun the first day of July arrived, the work was done. Some one iias 'said that since the company was organized in 1900 it has completed 000 in contracts. One of the arguments, against cast iron pipe in Utah has been the cost of the product as' com- pared with lighter steel pipe. "With cast !--on being pro- duced at Ironron, near Provo, the price should be reduced, as the long haul from Birmingham or Pueblo In the past has added a high freight charge to the cost The first Utah cast iron pipe is now being installed in apart- ment houses i'l _ It is a forecast of big things to be accomplished by the iron in- Uustry oC this .-state. No longer wi'il it necessary to call on Birmingham, Alabama, to supply us with cast iron pipe. After a time other iron prod- ucts will come on the market from Ironton, and Utah will be pushed forward as a manufacturing state. u Ogden' man said he hoped to" see the r.outhern California people successful 'in their efforts on the Boulder dam -project. -The dam will develop southern he admitted, "and that is what this b'ldc country wants. "More population on the coast devoted to raising' citrus fruits, or cotton, or walnuts and raisins, will help build Utah. "Then what does it he asked, "as to the direction in which tlio primary development takes its course, so long as Utah eventually profits A point of view well worth con- sidering, as it is a broad concep- tion of Utah altitude. Aime Sempln McPhcrson, with her broadcasting, has an audience of considerable Size in Ogdon. Last evening .the Los Angeles evangelist was on the air and her message cam-s through with re- markable clearness. Radio is bringing to the homes many strange voices, and within the "last few -Jays it has opened the way for regular messages across the Atlantic. Baptists Accuse Denver of Advocating Free Love HE DENIES CHARQE Calls Pastors Tin Gods "Who Make State Ridiculous Twenty years from now it will be possible to tune- in and hear i the cry of the mob in the streets 1 of Hankow, China, if there are mobs in the Chinese city at that time, and sec the wild disorder. Pictures a-c now being trans- mitted by radio, and soon wire- i less wilV aAlow you to see around the world. When all that comes to pass, will mankind be more restless or 1 will a greater degree of content- i mont come by the bringing of the world to evtry man's door? Centuries of advancement have not made more contented. Perhaps greater achievements will only add' to his distractions and I make him a little more nervously susceptible. Rt. Rev. L. Eurleson, who will deliver a sermon in the Church of thi Good Shepherd next Sunday, is from South Dakota, and the bishop to whom Rev. John Hyslop gave fealty before coming to Ogden. Bishop hfis Indian church members and 33 Indian clergymen in his diocese, but the bishop predicts that in fifty years the American Indian will be no more, as ho Is rapidly being absorbed by the white race. Less than 30 per cent of Sioux Indians today are full bloods. (Continued on Page Two) KXOXVILLE. Tenn., Jan. I (By The Associated j Knoxvillo Baptist Ministers" asso- ciation was considering further ac- tion today in its effort to prevent Judge Ben B. Lindsey of Denver from speaking before the. Optimist club here next April. In the meantime. 'Judge Lindsey charac- terized the attempt as "pish, tush and poppycock." The ministerial association re- cently passed resolutions asking the civic club to withdraw an in- vitation which has been extended to the jurist. The ministers bas- ed their objections on a series of articles published in.the Red Book magazine in which they allege Judge Lindsey upholds and advo- cates "free love." The Optimist club refused to revoke its invitation and announc- ed that Judge Lindsey will speak April 7 on "svhatevcr subject he pleases." DRIFTS TO FJIEE LOVE Judge Lindsey said: "So far as my speeches in Knoxville is con- cerned the Baptist brethren will need many more reinforcements than I think they will be able to muster if they prevent my deliver- ing it." "I am not an advocate of free love, but I do recognize the fact that modern sosiuty is drifting more and' more toward it. every day. I am seeking a sens- ible and permanent cure for an evil that no sane man or woman will deny that is more than the -Baptist brethren of Ten- nessee have ever done." "Thus far they can lay claim only to haye made their state the laughing stock of the thinking men and women- oJt the-worid'. In-fair- ness "I must say that I do not believe all the pastors of Tennes- see hold the same beliefs as the few who have befogged the vision of a glorious commonwealth with their bigotry. 'ajITTJjF, TIX GODS" "Let the Faptist brethren gird on their armor for Bon Lindsey is coming back to the home of .his boyhood and he is coming with- out a muzzle." "I crave an opportunity to tell the little tin gods of Tennessee that the lowly Jesus whom they are supposed to serve would be ;hamed of his servants if he could review their works in the state which they have dragged in the mire of ignorance and barbar- ism. "I j-earn for a chance to re- mind them of the time when their Jesus said to the howling" mob, gathered to stone to death a wo- man who had erred_: 'Let him who Is without sin cast the first stone.' iSTorris Accused of Murder in Death of Wealthy Lumber Man List of Representatives and Senators In 17th Legislature Seventy-four members of the house and senate comprise the seventeenth legislature, convenes- tomorrow.- The full num- ber is seventy-five, but it has been decided by the officials., of. Utah county that no successor will be chosen, to the late Leroy Dixon of Provo, who died on the eve of the session. Clifford E. Young of American Fork will, therefore, be Utah- only- representative in the upper house. With this exception, the complete roster of the legislature, in- cluding new members chosen at the recent general election and holdover members from the sixteeth legislature, -is as follows: SENATE Salt Alonzo 'B. Irvine, E. R. Callister, Herbert. S. Auerbach, Dr. O. F. Westphal, Hamilton Gardner, Salt Lake City; J. Wilmer Booth, Midvale. Weber C. R. Hollingsworth, John S. Lewis, Ogden. Utah Clifford E. Young, American Fork. Cache William -H. Griffin, Jr., Logan. Box Elder John W. Peters; Brigham City. Uintah and Duchesne Thomas W. 'O'Donnell, Vernal. Sanpete county, W. D. Candland, Mt. Pleasant. Summit, Wasatch, Morgan, Rich and Daggett H. Fred Egan, Park City. Beaver, Iron and Washington Lucius N. Marsden, Emery, Grand and San Juan Knox Patterson, and Juab Joseph T.' Finlinson, Leamington. Sevier, Wayne, Piute, Garfield and Kane D. H. Robin-. son, Junction. Davis and Tooele Henry W. Stahle, Bountiful. HOUSE Salt Lake Byron D. Anderson, M. O. Ashton, Horace C. Beck, Mrs. A. J Lowe, Jr., Miles S. Miller, W. J. Coppm, C. L. Spiegel, Mrs. H. S. Tanner, Patrick H. Goggin, Ray S McCarty, R. Verne McCullough, Mrs. 'Julia Smart, Elias S. Woodruff, Salt Lake City; H. Claude Anderson, Garfield; M. B. Andrus, Draper; W. A. Crane, Herrirnan. Weber Louis J. Holther, David L. Stine, C. K. -N-.n- ans, Ogden; D. J. Hammon, Roy. Utah George F. Shelley, American Fork; John Roberts, Goshen; J. O. Stone, Vineyard; Mrs. Achsa E. Paxman, Provo. Cache N. F. Builen, Richmond; John H. Kemp, Nor.n Logan; Howard P. Leatham, Rich T. J. Tingey, Woodruff. Davis W.' P.. Epperson; Kaysville, Tooele county !ohn J. Gillette. Carbon W .E. Anderson, W. A. Engle, Price Summit R. R. Fletcher, Parley's 'Park. Wasatch James B: Wilson, Midway. Uintah James C. Hacking, .Lapoint. Juab George H. Ryan, Eureka. Sanpete Jacob Thompson, Ephraim; .Archie. M. Menor. Emery J. Frank Killian, Orangeville. Grand W. D, Hammond. Moab. Sevier S. M. "Jorgenson, Salina. Beaver J. F. Tolton, Beaver. Piute LeRoy Dalton, Circleville. Wayne George C. Brinkeroff, BicKnell. Garfield L. C. Sargent, Iron John G.fPace, Cedar City. Box Elder A. W. Hansen, Fielding; C. J. Dewey, Deweyville. Morgan H. K. Crouch, Morgan. Millard O. A. Tangren, Delta. -.u..., "Kane Alex Findley, Kanab. San Juan Charles Redd, La Sal. Duchesne Owen -Bennion, Mt. Emmons. Daggett county M. N. Larsen, Manila. Weber County 'Gets Two Places in List of Senate Attaches. FORMALITIES .TODAY Dern's Message Tuesday; Also "Appointment of Commit'ties. "LAKE CITY, Jan. 10. Immediately after the Utah- state senate organized shortly before noon today; Senator Herbert S. Auerbach, Salt JJake City, introduced as an .emergency measure a bill which If passed would rescind, Utah's adherence to the six- state Colorado river pact, and substituting therefor the sev- en state pact approved by the 1923 legislature. In introducing the Trill. Sen-. ator Auerbach declared that he considered the six-state, pact dangerous to. Utah's in- terest in the Colorado river development. The six-state pact was approved by the 1925 legislature. (Special Dispatch.) SALT LAKE. Jan. The seventeenth session of the Utah legislature was, begun this after- noon with the swearing in of members- of both house and sen- ate. Alonzo E. Irvine.1' of Salt Lake became' president of the senate, a position he held two years ago. S.- M. Jorgensen of Salina, Sev- ier county, became speaker of the house, succeeding W. B. McKell. The house took a recess at 1 o'clock without completing its. or- ganization, the members to as- semble at 10 o'clock tomorrow morning for this purpose.' The senate completed its first sitting at o'clock after appointing a committee of five to draw, up .re'so-. lutions on the death of Senator'' LeRoy, Dixon. of Utah- 'county, Coolidge Pens Special Message Giving Information. Upon Which He Bases His Policy of Keeping Marines In Central American Republic COURTROOM, Austin. Tex., Jan. (P.y The Associated Press.) The murder trial of the HOY. J. Frank Norris. Baptist pastor, got under way in the district court here today with preliminary proceedings to test the eligibility of veniremen. Juclse James R. Hamilton an- nounced he would not call the de- fendant to plead until this after- noon. Dr. Norris is accused of slaying Dexter E. Chipps, wealthy lumber- man, in the study of the pastor's church at Kort Worth on July 17. Several veniremen were excused on statutory grounds. Dr. Norris appeared shortly after court con- vened. "U'ithin a-tolock of the Texas ex- ecutive mansion, where Governor Miriam A. Ferguson was preparing to pack her furniture to make way for the incoming: governor, the stas'o was set for one of the state's most celebrated cases. The courtroom, which for 50 years has been a Ics'al battleground of central Texas, drew many spec- tators from all over the state and newspaper correspondents from many sections. Mrs. D. E. Chipps, former wife of the slaiin man, and her son, El- liott Chipps. who is Suing Dr. Nor- ris for SloO.OOO for the death, of his father, were among early ar-. rivals. They entered the courtroom with attorneys for the prosecution and sat at the.lawyers' table. SEXTET EOBS BANK IN TULSA, OKLA. TULSA. Okla.. Jan. (By The Associated sever- al employes and officials at bay with pistols, six men looted .the Sa- pulpa State bank of and es- caped in an automobile today. the adequats protection of, all Am- erican interests in Nicaragua, whether they be endangered by in- ternal strife or by outside inter- ference in the affairs of that re- public." The message reviewed relations between the United States and Nicaragua beginning in 1912 .when the United States-landed a large force "to put down a revolution" and a legation guard maintained in Nicaragua until 1925. Reference was made'to the ne- gotiations of 1923 "leading-up to the Central American treaties de- signed to render unconstitutional government unrecognizable by the mASHINGTON, Jan. The' Associated W plaining his Nicaraguan po.liey to congress today-Presi- dent Coolidge declared in a special message that munitions ot war supplied the Sacasa "revolutionists -bear evidence of hav- ing belonged to the Mexican He added that gun runners to the Sacasa group apparently had been fitted out- in Mexico with the "encouragement of the Mexi-' can officials and in at least one case sailed under the captaincy of Mexican .reserve officers." The message continued that the United States cannot "fail to view with deep concern any serious threat to stability and constitu- tional government in Nicaragua especially if such a state of affairs is contributed or brought about by- outside influences or by an.y foreign power." CALLS IT HIS DUTY "I have deemed it my duty." said the president, "to use the powers committed to me to insure MOVE IN NORAGOA Admiral Latimer More Neutral Zones. There WASHINGTON, Jan. (By The Associated Press.) Establish- ment of two neutral zones in Nicaragua was reported --to the state department today by Rear 'Admiral Latimer. A department announcement" said, "a report states 'that other republics. In October. 1_924, the message _, continued, Solofzano was elected president of Nicaragua with Juan B. Sacasa as vice president, and received American recognition. When "the marines were removed from Kicaragua in August, 1025. the president said, "it appeared as though tranqujlity In Nicaragua was assured." Within two months, a further revolutipn. occurred resulting fin- ally in an .agreement between the president and .General Chamorro, the loader of the revolution, by which' President Solorzano "agreed to substitute supporters of Gen- eral Chamorro for certain mem- bers of 'his cabinet and to pay business along the has been paralyzed, property has been seized, conditions are becom- ing serious so far as American lives and property are concerned. revolutionary forces have already interfered with -the shio- ment of provisions for the mahog- any companies employes." The admiral 'also reported that he has established neutral zones at Binzapolfca. and at Pearl La- goon. TONOPAH REPORTS RECORD DRY YEAR (Continued on TONOPAH, Jan. year 1920 will go down-'in. history as the driest, year, in' the -annals: of the bureau station in Tonopah with a total precipitation of 2.17 inches reported'- during, the entire 12 'months. absolute minimum, for. the years in which the station .-has. been operated; acc9rdin'gr'to! port compiled by Mrs.. C. J. B.odr g-orr, official reporter. Survivors Describe How Shrieks Replace Laughs In Montreal Film Show Three Chums Go to Movie and One "Lucky" Enough to Find Seat Is Only One., to Perish; Mother With Child Fights to Get. Through Exit; Boy Rescued From Pile of Death and Injury MONTREAL, Jan. stories of the scene in the Laurier .Pala'ee> picture theatre tragedy are by some of the survivors." Antoine Girouard, aged 16, who was taken to the Mont- real, general hospital'with contusions and' slight burns .went to the theatre with his two brothers. They satin the balcony, flames shoot "I noticed flames shoot up through a crack in the floor, and immediately every one rushed from the said the boy. "I got safely down .the' stairway to within five steps of the bottom. when I was knocked down by the rush 'on the stairway, and people piling- over me. SURROUNDED BY DEATH "Three dead boys', were beneath me when the police raised me and above me five or six injured boys had to. be removed before I could be reached.' The stairway was blocked with .the rush of the -crowd and people .were lying about on the steps. "While I was crushed and ly- ing on the steps the firemen be- gan to play the hose over and no doubt it was due to this ac- tion that more of us were not burned to death." Gimuard will recover. Ernie Fitzpatrick, aged 10, who Jives: two doors from' the theatre', was standing in the aisle of the. 'balcony when the fire was dis- covered. WERE LAUGHING "Everybody was laughing.." he said. "When we saw flame and smoke coming from near the first row of the balcony in cen- 'ter. Some men were' playing ex- tinguishers on the fire and shout- ing to everyone that it was not serious. .1 said a prayer and started to', climb over the other people." Crawling over heads and bodies In the fighting mob on the aisle, and stairway. ..Fitzpatrick made his way to the lobby whence he was carried to the street, slightly af- fected 'by the smoke, but uhln? jured.'-.-.' The. day was devoted, .-to .formal- itics in organizing for active work, which; 'wilK be taken up tomorrow -with' appointment of committee's, the reading of "Gov. George. H.' Dern's message to 'the legislature'.-' 'The senate has decided upon-'; its staff of aides and assistants' for the senate, but the house still has task to perform. It was so busy debating and discussing in-Cthe' caucus on Saturday night that it did -not get around to Lxppointment of attaches. Weber county gets two positions in the list of senate appoint- ments. The selections in the senate caucus for the appointive offices were as follows: .Heber L. Cum- mings, Salt Lake, secretary; Wil- lard Done, Salt Lake, minute clerk; Lawrence Walker, Utah county, docket clerk; Kay P. Mor- rissey, Weber county: sergeant .at arms; Louise S. Tanner, Salt Lake, mailing clerk; .Charles A. Larsen, Salt Lake, chaplain; Esta E. Mil- ler, Salt Lake; Joseph L. Harrir son, .Weber county; Mrs. Claudia Morris, Nellie K. Parsons, Salt Lake, committee clerics; David Thompson, Duchesne; Alvin Ben- son. "Iron county, messengers; Al- fred Jenson, Box Elder; A.v F. Haycock, Piute, watchmen; Del- Anderson, Millard; James Larsen, T. H. Merrill, Cache, doorkeepers. IN THE SENATE H. E. Crockett, .secretary of state, called the senate .to order, and read the certificates of elec- tion. All senators were present. The seat occupied last term by LeRoy, Dixon of Provo, recently deceased, was, draped in white and lavender silk. Bishop. J. J. Mitty of the Salt. Lake diocese of- fered the invocation. Chief Jus- tice S. R. Thurman administered the oaths of office. Senator Irvine.- was nominated. for president of the senate by Senator Finlinson .and unanimous- ly -elected. He -was escorted to the president's seat b.'- a tee made up of Senators C. F. Westphal of Salt Lake, William H. Griffin, of Cache and Knox Patterson of Moab. President Irvine 'announced that the committee on rules of the sen- ate and also the senate members on the joint rules committee are Hamilton Gardner of Salt Lake. .John W. Peters of Box Elder and Griffin of. Cache. IX THE HOUSE George Wilson, deputy secretary -of state, called the house into ses- sion. Elias- Woodruff, offered the invocation and -Justice J. W_. Cher- i-y .administered the oaths: S. M. Jor.censen of. Salina was nominat- ed by J- Frank Killian of Emory and elected. He was escorted to his position by. a committee made up- of .Representatives N.-'F. Builen of Cache, Mrs. Julia Smart of Salt Lake and John P. Tolton of Beaver. There seven Democrats in the -house- this term, and on-e in the senate. SIX BISHOPS MEXICO ARBESTED :TVIichae.l Murphy, 1'4, and Eddie 12; a. brother. Michael -.was'- the only victim .of the three. 'vsec. he was luckier than -Eddie' explained before identified- his brother at "be.cause he got a .setCC" I was standing in the aisle rth'en the fire broke out. I didn't see any flames but there was a lot oE I ran to the back of the balcony and I could not get out but I climbed up on a ledge and a man standing on a little roof -there with a handkerchief over his mouth, carried me out of the window. CROWDS STANDING "There were only a few of us in the aisles when the fire start- ed but there were crowds of peo- ple, mostly children standing in- the rear of the Roger Frappiera, 13, escaped by jumping from the balcony to' the lower floor. "There were several men shout- ing that everybody remain seated and there were some ushers try- ing to keep the .people he said, "but there were others who stood up and hollered 'fire! and told us to get out Frappiera said li'o saw "terrible. sights" in the balcony before he made his leap to safety. He was considerably unnerved, -the main remaining with him being that of a mother 'attempting to fight her way out through .the crowd with a baby in her arms. SEEK FIFTH VICTIM OF DYNAMITE PLOT MEXICO CITY, Jan. (By The Associated Right Rev.' Pascual of To- arid secretary of. the.-Mexi- can 'Catholic .and five other .bishop's., today were'.placed, under'arrest. MARION, Illinois. Jan. (By The Associated possibility that five persons- in- stead- of Imr lost, their 'lives in the latest outbreak of the south- ern' Illinois- gang war was under investigation .today. Mrs. Art Newman said those at the fortified roadhouse of Charles Birger, -gang leader, shortly be- fore it was dynamited and burned Saturday night .were Steve 'Gorge and Mrs. Gorge, the caretakers, Jack' Crews and Elmo Thompson of Weet and Jimmy of Harrisburg. Only four charred bodies were found in the ruins yesterday'.Cor- oner George Bell, returned' to the scene today to search for a. fifth body. The identity of the victims doubt, .however, when brother said Thompson was alive .and a West Frankfort liceman said he saw Crews yester- day. RECALL RAILROAD TELEGRAPH RHYMES Jan. (By The Associated retire- ment, of D. Underwood from the of the 'Erie railroad after more than a quarter of a century of service, recalls to old-time. railroaders 'the- story.' the days wheniUnderwood was su- perintendent'of a division on the Chicago, Milwaukee SK- A YAs-aggish locomotive engineer telegraphed from out on- the line a's follows: "F. D. U. engine, two se.ven two has bust a flue. What-shall I do. Back came the reply: Plus -the flue.in the two seven two and fetch1 her tb'rough. -.F. D: Justice of Peace Is Bit- ter Over Being Thrown. Into Jug MISSOULA; .Mont., Jan. (By The Associated Press.) "Judge" George from Paradise. Mont., is back in the city jail on bread and water, when he ought to be "sitting on the wool- sack, of a justice of the peace. .Mr. Rooney was elected to the small-ti'me judiciary 'some time ago. and ever since, his friends have wasted persuasion and perspira'-. tion trying to get him inaugurated, boj-s shipped hlm._out''of town- last week to enable him to dry his high spirits and be sworn'. in. but he returned and was arrested twice. the" lice judge-, gave him 30' days on the staff of life and Adam's ale. "Just said Mr. Rooney, stung at '.'just wait; I'll get a chance "my office." And they led him 'away, bit- ter. W. GHttiDflEN PERISH WHEN. NSCFOLLOWS THEATRE FIRE Several.Little Bodies Lie in Morgue in Montreal' tlnidentif ied MANY- ARE: INJURED- 3Em- Young'' Is. Iron: ical Title of Picture Tragic Show House -Loses Appeal After Sen- tence .For Famous Bath- tub Party NEW YORK, Jan. The Associated Carroll, theatrical .producer, lost his appeal today from a' Sentence of -a. year and 'a day in Atlanta .penitentiary for perjury committed in. connec- tion grand jury investigation. of a "bathtub party" in his theatre.' .United States circuit court .of 'ap-i peals, today affirmed both the Ver-; diet of guilty and the sentence imposed by.the lower courts.. Carroll was brought to-trial-last spring after newspaper- stories.had oeen saying that at "a Washington .birthday at; the Earl "Carroll theatre, Joyce Haw-, ley, a show had-served cham- pagne to male guests from -a bath tut on tha stage' in which ..she was'seated, iindrb-pecl. '._'.. CH1GES AGAINSTAIEE Ormiston and Other De- fendants Keyes' LOS ANGELES, ..Jan. The Associated of criminal conspiracy against Aimee Semple McPherson; evange- list, her mother, Mrs. .Minnie'Ken- nedy, Kenneth G. Ormiston and other -defendants., growing 'out- nf the disappearance case were dis- missed here in superior .court to- day on motion of District Attor- ney Asa Keyes. TWO DEOWN AS CAR BREAKS ICE PEWAUKEE, Wis., -Jan. (By The Associated Charles Morey, 22, and Harold Meirite, 19, both- of -Waukesha, -were, drowned early 'Friday- when their .automobile! .a. sedan; ...-went through the ice of PewauXee lake. Intending ,to fish ttirjiaghr" the ice they drove -their carAtoward the-deepest part of-the lake. The body of Meifitz .was brought up with grappling hooks and lat- er thJ automobile was dragged out of" 30 feet of water, but Mor- not been, recovered. i "___ '___ REJECT CREDENTIALS! MONTREAL.''Jan. Associated. of movie disaster more tragic thaii' ever flickered oh the silver scree.nl 7C children lay dead today, crush- ed or suffocated by a fire stam-j 'pede' Sunday in the Laurier Pal- ace, a theatre in Montreal's east end. This morning .63 of the lit'fl? ones had been identified. at city .morgue, while eight others. still 'awaited' recognition. Autopsies established that 60: of-. the children' died from asphyxia-. tion, ,11.'. were' crushed and' five lost their "lives" from a cpmbina.; tion of asphyxiation and More deaths- seemed' likely among: the "score- 'still'.Vin the hospitals'..-' The 'tragedy" was caused "by as the fire "which started the rush, -the exits was" comparatively trivial. The LaurTer Palace Is .a two-, story building with a stone aha- brick and "has- been in o'yi- eratiori "several, years. The .seating capacity-.is about and 'with, '-thg-' usual-large number of children'fiv the audience, -Adults also attend.- -ed. IROXXES" TITLE The' place has -four tw.q at the front, 'into which the-stafrs from, the? balc'ony lead, and-fw'o at, the an opening into, which' leads -to a' side'1 street. Sunday's" performance featuring, a comedy. film 'Em- Young'1 .in light' of disr. aster-.- '.that to barely', under there, bjraKii a fJicke'r.-.'.o'f f and a belch of1 smoke ..from. projection room; TSdrrfe'dne- "Xj7' -differ .ds1. wHsther it .was a small boy or aiv dread-..cry -of' .was- raised. JS'effiam en- sued. The the surrounding: French-Canadian ariti foreign- district, .fled, to the. exits. Those-.on .the''ground floor seerti to' have, reached open 'with- 'out great difficulty. TJERBIBLE PAxi.c. Those' in--the' terrified, by the billows of smoke and the. heat of the flames from, below: ran for the .two stairways dowji they struggled, shouting-.-- An--usher succeeded ip__ restoring order to those; stampedIng-'--downr -the rsiden '.biT'the east a panic.; developed t.and it was.'here; that the'.worst of the tragedy oc-i curred." '-The--tide of' children flowing 'to-. the street level suddenly' halted1.' Some one WlthV panic those, the -breath'; ro'f fire upon: them, surged 'ward''and' the -stairway became ;ar near 'solid' mass of shriekingr..humanity. j Children were borne under be trampriedr 'Others were- cacsht and crushed -by- the .pres- sure of the5' surrounding Those 'in the rear.'-were_-caught-by the t J from the St.'-. station found tha--stairway inextricably Jammed. wit'hi.rthS: part of the steps from the' main'-floori' to relieve, the-.pressure by. pulling- at iridi-' viduaK the .tangled, mass Firerrfepv tied 'the body" of ow child'-in1 the'hope that it was the key jam, but.were ujtt- Then, as quickest" they the street wall-and formed -a.''human chain, passing the victims :0th'rough the opening. In the rear :'6f the .'mass an ushr er. W.-W. Pare, ,fought heroically in smoke and intense" heat" some of the pinioned nine of'.the little victims .to a window over the cntrasce -canopy and- thrust them put' ia the' hope that somf would Nono survived. Al- most overcome" by the smoke; him- to the'canopy and" wag r.'taken, ;to the street 'by CHOPPED Meanwhile: had been chop- ped-.through, the stairs-under-the 'jam of ,bodies.'; As th'e -victims were' taken'-.out.'by the Tlfremen; they were ed 'to nearby stores or dw'ellinu? to protect-.them... from the :.biting. _ cold.- Amb'ulance. surgeons' fut- ted ing-'firs'tvai'd.. injured" were -rushed off .in -am-. died m" .in-, one 1 The -Asspclat'ed- .resplu- tion 'to'-' reject ..the' .Senator-Elect Pennsylvania- win be called up 'whenever 'Gov-. ernor' Pinchot's cate of election' is' ator 'Dill, Dei. ocrr.t; author said. V, TERjt .Ohio, Jan. The' Associated Press. hey- becime ..today iqr of ten TJbnaTiey" children, '-were present, rinarried daughter. to sh'e. was-, i h'usband; W- secretary..
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Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!
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"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.
"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.
"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.