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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - September 3, 1972, High Point, North Carolina 14a High Point Enterprise sunday september 3, 1972 death toll put at 36 in Montreal club fire Montreal a fire blamed on arsonists swept through a crowded downtown night club Friday night and police said on saturday 36 persons perished in one of this City a worst fires Ever. A the fire department earlier reported 42 dead but our checks now Are Complete with 36,�?� said a police spokesman. A we Hope that a fifty four injured were counted in hospitals after the Blaze a dozen in critical condition. Police holding four men for questioning said the fire was ignited by someone who a threw flammable material in the stairway near the Entrance to the top floor of the two Story Blue Bird cub. Officials added that three men had been ejected from the club shortly before the flames swept through the building trapping More than 200 persons. The escape attempts through exits jammed with panic stricken people the desperate jumps out of windows the race against the flames recalled other major fires including the 1942 Blaze that took 492 lives at Bostons Coconut Grove night club. That was the worst Public building disaster in the last 30 other like scared children a a police spokesman reported. Another 24 were jammed in another part of the club near the bar and close to a Back exit and three were found in a washroom near a window he added. Many of the clubs customers jumped from the second Story As panic spread. A there were so Many people on the fire escape that the railing broke a said one Man. A people were falling from the sky All police ambulances in the City and private vehicles picked up the dead and injured from stretchers lined up along the Street. In some cases two bodies were placed on one Stretcher. When firemen and police arrived at the scene several of the injured were lying on the sidewalk while others were shouting from windows. More than 1,000 spectators crowded the Street some of them anxious relatives. Witnesses described terror and confusion. George Lancia who was in the club said a everyone began to a there was lots of pitch Black smoke then a lot of heat and then a lot of yellow Light a he outside the flames had spread so fast they had trapped i done to know How Many girls in the women a a 20-year-old Wom a who was in the club said a a Doorman grabbed me took me through the Kitchen and i jumped out a window at the Back. A people were screaming falling being stepped on. By the time i got out the whole building was burning and there were still people inside a she said. The fire is one of the worst in the City since 76 children were crushed and burned to death in a Blaze at a theater in 1927. 2 sentenced for opening of grave Whiteville . A judge Henry Mckinnon has sentenced two Columbus county men to suspended two year jail terms and fines totalling $600 for opening a grave in a Fairmont cemetery and moving the body of a Long dead infant. The two Ernest Halks 64, of Nakina and Arthur b. Duncan of Clarendon told officers they removed the burial vault be Lieving it contained $1 million in Cash which they had heard was stolen from a Fairmont Bank in the late 1920s. Mckinnon suspended the jail terms on five years probation and on condition that the men pay $150 toward the Cost of Rei terring the child a body. Open to change Church urged los Angeles a a roman Catholic scholar called on a conference of world religious thinkers saturday to avoid academic and religious a a theology in itself can be very scientific and Learned but it moves within an academic ghetto a theologian Walter Kasper of the University of tub Ingen in Germany told the first International Congress of Learned societies in the Field of religion. Citing psychologist Sigmund Freud and biologist Charles Darwin As important modern thinkers Kasper noted that by tradition churches have been hostile to change. Their a doors Are open to new thought now Rasper said. A we have no other Choice. Modern science has plainly won the he also said that theology just go along with societies but should a be a Thorn in the on the other hand he added religious think ers should recognize new findings. A major continuing topic at the five Day conference which began saturday drawing some 3,000 religious scholars from the United states and abroad concerns women and their role in religion. Scheduled speeches from women a Church groups and female theology professors focus on what they Call the secondary role of women in religion. Kasper said that the Hope for the world and for Man would be to follow the example of Jesus Christ and Christian love. A Christian love concerns a liberation from that which dominates the entire world the will to Power a he said adding that the a will to Power is too dangerous since it could a obliterate All Man should follow the example of Christ who was abused but did no to become abusive in turn the theologian stated. Years. Its cause never has been said. Determined. I or. And mrs. James Robson said they were waiting to get to the Tipper floor when they saw a Ball of fire behind them and a Montreal police said most of the victims found at the Blue Bird were huddled and crushed in Corners of the dance Hall. Man running it Down the stairs. One officer said the whole a we tried to run after the place was in flames in two or Man but there was a Wall of three minutes. Fire Between us that kept us from following a mrs. Robson said. Fifteen of the dead were found a in a Comer that had no they were huddled on the ground holding on to each she said they scrambled out a fire escape and a when we got Kasey is missing Cape Kennedy Fla. Apr while waiting for Apollo la to blast off on Many a first Moon Landing trip three years ago newsmen from around the world discovered a Kasey a a marshmallow eating Alligator who lived in a Pond near the launch pad. Television cameras recorded reporters wrote and the More daring tried to interview Kasey grunting at the reptile in a facsimile of Gator talk. Kasey was cooperative mainly be cause he got treats. His natural diet varied mostly at lunch time when personnel from the Kennedy space Center visited the Pond and tossed marshmallows and tasty titbits into the water. A couple of months ago Kasey disappeared and some of the fun went out of the Brown bag set s eating lunch at the Pond. But now another Alligator has occupied Kasey sold Pond and after a few Days of shyness and apprehension he seems to be filling his predecessors tracks quite Well surfacing at noon to accept handouts. The newcomer affectionately named Kasey ii is 4 feet Long As compared to his predecessor who measured 7 feet at the time of his disappearance. And where did Kasey go a one theory a said a space Agency spokesman a is that he had become mature that he vanished at the Start of the mating season and that he probably just went off in search of a lady its that magic time of year when we take autumn and put it in a bottle and Call it Golden autumn. Then we hang Little Price tags on Golden autumn Cologne Golden autumn Spray Mist Golden autumn everything. Now in t that a Prince of a thing for Matchabelli to do Prince Matchabelli a Penney we know what you re looking for. Charge it at pc Penney in Westchester mall. Shop daily to to 9 30. 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