Oklahoma City Times (Oklahoma City, Okla.), Vol. 57, No. 110, Ed. 1 Wednesday, June 5, 1946 Page: 9 of 24
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Oklahoma City Times
Flames Rout Honeymoon Pair
Fire Casualty List
La Salle Seene
Only $3.98 per pair
2c pgr lineal foot (cut to any length>
was fire and
They were the new winter
HORACE 8TONER. 42. Greenfield,
LEONARD AUSTIN SALTER, ad
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1515 S. Agnew. Stockyards
Across from Gate 3, Air Depot
Home Improvement Store 919 N. Walker
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I itching. burning of simple skin rashea,
Eczema. Athlete’s Foot and similar skin
Victims of Fire Line Hallway
Bodies of three unidentified victims are sprawled in a corridor
of LaSalle hotel while firemen hunt through the fire-scarred
CHICAGO, Jan. 5.—(CDN)—A young couple on their honey-
moon were aroused from sleep at the LaSalle hotel Wednesday by
the nearby crackling of flames and yells from the street.
"We didn’t know what was wrong, couldn't imagine,” said
Osmund Ries, 34. of Beaver Dam, Wis., as he and his bride of
door was open, smoke had filled the
’’Bernice put on her coat over Jier _
nightgown^ I put on the coat to my ciatlons had held meetings there.
. ______.____ _____. ~
window and all fire prevention association’s 50th
we could see at first was fire and > ■ ’2 " 1'1
smoke and the crowds staring up at experience as a fire-fighter I believe
there could not be one circumstance
CHICAGO. June 5.—(4’5—A list of
the identified injured In the La 8alle
At St. Luke's hospital:
DEWEY GRADY. 48. hotel desk
’ flrtt -degree burns of both legs and
.MISS ORPHA RANKIN. 70, per-
Electric Plant Union
Wins Wage Increase
NEW YORK. June 5.—(A’)—Agree-
ment on an 18'
H i. - ■ .
clerk; burns and smoke.
MRS. COLLEEN SCHEBO. 20. ad-
GEOROENA WHITNEY. 45. Chi-
ROBERT MIGHT 22. Flint. Mich.
GEORGE BURRILL. 35. Madison
suit over my pajamas.
•’We rushed to the 1
we could see at first
term as president
fire marshal of
• for 10.000 employes in nine
of the Sylvania Electric Prod-
Inc.. was announced Wednes-
ANT-DIO Powder for ant*
al the 25th
H. L. Richardson, director of in-
1 dust rial relations, said the CIO agree-
i ment was reached without interrup-
tion of production. Sylvania is one
of the largest manufacturers of radio
tubes, incandescent and fluorescent
At Last—the Street and Safety
The face of this LaSalle hotel guest registered his relief as
he neared the ground and safety after fleeing his room on
an upper story. < Wirephoto.)
City Hall Turned Into Temporary Morgue
A policeman stands guard and a reporter (stooped) tries to
identify victims of the LaSalle hotel fire in Chicago city hall,
part of which was utilized as a temporary morgue as the dead
were moved from the hotel. (Wirephoto.)
Romania Denies Report
LONDON. June 5.—(A1)—The for-
eign office said Wednesday that Ro-
1 mania had denied a British conten-
tion that political and press freedom
were lacking in Romania and that
, elections were being delayed unduly.
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MRS. MABEL STONER. 40. Green-
MRS ETHEL WILLEY, no age.
(351 Coiboume Rd.) Rochester, N. Y.
DR EDWARD T. THOMPSON. 48,
Kansasvllle, Wis.. back injury.
At Herotin hospital:
H. G. OA8SER. 45. Superior. Wis.,
| overcome .by smoke.
MRS FERN BELL. 42. Milwaukee
and Chicago- overcome by smoke.
ROBERT L. KRONE. 32. Denver.
Colo., overcome by smoke.
PAUL GARLTTZ. 31. Pitsburgh. Pa.
EDMUND C. MAURER, Chicago,
JAMES MILLER. Chicago, overcome
MATTHEW N. BROWN, 47, Oak-
JESSIE BROWN, 54, Oakland.
Calif.. hU wife.
ETHKLYN KANE. 24 New Orleans.
PERRY SWERN. Oak Park. Ill.
FRANCIS McCarthy, Akron.
JULIA BARRY. Chicago
MRS. ANNIE DIAMOND, address
WASHINGTON. D C.. June 5.—(A»)
—The district’s local of the Intema-
I J. Mullaney, chief
and aealp irritations due to external
cause. Zemo is backed by an amazing rec-
ord of success! First trial convinces. In 3
sizes. At any drugstore. ZEMO
crop reaches the mills,
ever, ’government red tape,
the grain from elevator to
Bakers Union to Strike
Unless More heat Given
Of Many Fire
were in terrible ‘
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Now contains 5% D.D.T. for
added strength and longer last-
Spray or spread on walls
and screens ... cverywhere-^^
that flies and
best fire response, with nearness
of fire stations.”
Mullaney said he would talk with
Chicago's fire commissioner later in
MR AND MRS. 8. R KORN, ad-
J W WILSON, address unkrwrwa.
W S PAINE, address unknown.
AGNES KLEIN, Peons. HL
YALE RICE. Chicago .
WILLIAM F. OAILING. Chicago.
EVELYN F. WAGNER, DubuquA
DAIJT DEAN. Pittsburah.
HELEN TOLAN addrem unknown.
MRS. J. O’SULLIVAN, address un-
Falls. S D
R A. RYRDAL. St Paul. Minn.
Woodmen Pick President
CHICAGO. June 5<4*-- E J.
Bullard of Rock Island. IU . Wednea-
! day was re-elected
with million*. St. Joseph means aspirin t—“* p*—***»«»
quality, purity, strena'h Get St. Joseph Woodmen
Aspirin, world's largest seller at lOe. You quadrennial head camp session of tho
, trying to find the fire escape.”
Woodard said there was no confu-
sion on the outside fire escapes but
that the corridors were filled with
milling, shouting guests.
“Even as we were getting out. they '
had begun taking bodies down fire i
; escapes J *■ * ’*'*'* ” * '
ness of danger—they stood uncertainly
a few seconds in the middle of their
i "Then I got myself together enough
to go and open the door.” Osmund
said. “Outside in the coridor there was
a solid wall of flame. It licked into
the room. I jumped back before it got
me and slammed the door. ,
Smoke Fills Room
“We knew we
"Just in the couple of »*conds our Chicago, said Wednesday the LaSalle
hotel fire that took the lives of at
least 53 persons “was a mockery be-
cause so many fire prevention asso-
R P. McDONALX)
McDonald-Scott Chevrolet Co.
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„ JOSEPH F.
getting the right “blend" for bread Iow^, _ -
delivering the flour to L“-------- —
bakers, all would require a time lag dr^„uJ1,lc,n°*7-
of two or more weeks.
manent hotel guest.
At Passavant hospital:
MRS LAURA GUTMACHER, 4A
LADD LOSS. 35. St. Paul
MRS. ANN SANDMEYER, 85, Chi-
DR ASAHEL HOCKETT. 43. Glen-
MRS VIRGINIA BLAKE. 32. Bush-
The American Red Cross reported
| the following were treated at its emer-
gency first aid station then released
or removed to various hospitals:
MISS LESLIE COOK, address un-
C H TOOKEY. Los Angeles.
STEVEN ANDERSON, New YorM
WALTER C. BATES. Weztervilla,
WILLIAM BIBBONS. Columbua.
MISS LAtJRA WEBB Syracuse.
VINCENT LA 8AU1, Seattle.
C. H. WOOLF, addrew unknown.
8AM HOWELL, address unknown.
BLANCHE THOMPSON. sddresa
FRED J. FIEDLER. Reading. Pa
WILLIAM J KENNEDY. New York
MR AND MRS P.
BAIIQH. Canton. Ohio.
MR AND MRS. A.
ROBERT L. KRONE, addreaa un-
CARL GUTCHMACKE. addreaa un-
DR K. HAGEN. Minneapolis.
F W. WOOD. Galesburg. Ill
MR AND MRS. J. C. HARTE
. HOWARD CANNON. Chicago.
REGINALD KIDD, address un-
PAUL MOSLEY, address unknown.
H W. ROTHER1CK. address un-
WILLIAM SWONGER. 45. post-
master of Sydney. Ohio, injured in
CHICAGO, June 5. — (4^ — The ! jumping about 20 feet from third
Identified dead in the Hotel La Salle floor,
fire Wednesday as recorded at the
Cook county morgue included:
DELBERT ALLEN ROUSH, New-
ton. Iowa. » ' 1
RUTH O. FEELY. Springfield. Ill.
SAMUEL UNGER. Chicago,
HENRY G. MILLER. Springfield. .
BEATY, San Antonio.
Twenty-five other bodies were un-
GEORGE DELP, Chicago.
FIRE BATTALION CHIEF
GENE FREEMAN. Chicago.
JANE COLLINS, secretary and resi-
dent of La Salle hotel.
SEVERN W. KORN. Battle Creek.
DR. G. G. TAYLOR. 50 Member of
the Illinois department of public
student, Newton. Iowa.
CHICAGO. June 5. — (4»i—Bread
lines were forming in moat of the
nation’s stores and bakeries as the
country experienced its worst wheat
shortage, but the Millers National
Federation predicted relief in two or
However. Herman Steen, federation
executive secretary, said Tuesday
“this is the worst week the millers
will have" and added that from 80 to
: 90 percent of the nation's flour mills
will shut down for lack of wheat to
grind into flour as scarcely any city
. INSECT KlUEB*-
NO MORE FRETTING
WITH FILTHY FLIES
that caused it. but many.
“Reviewing what I know of that ho-
tel,” he said. “I can’t see how It escaped the pinch,
the location has r*-------- A
wheat crop, running 25 percent above
expectations, coming in in Texas and
___ Oklahoma; and a plan by the depart-
”We watched the fire from our win- the day, and would decide then wheth- ment of agriculture to divert some
dow at first,” Woodard said. “We could er to go back to Chicago,
see flames shooting from lower win-
I “The smoke wasn’t bad in our room
until I opened our door, then it |
“Right outside our door I saw two |
women lying in 1
seem to have been overcome with
smoke. A man was crawling around
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j Here’s a Doctor’a antiseptic formula— C_
Zemo—a stainless liquid which appears
' inrieibU on the skin—yet so highly medi-
cated that first applications relievo
itching, burning of simple akin rashes,
tional Bakers and Confectionery Work-
ers union threatened Tuesday to strike
within 48 hours unless more flour
was made available. The union pro-
tested lowered earnings resulting from
OTTAWA. June 5.—(4*>—Canadian
labor department officials scheduled |
separate sessions with shipowners and
Canadian Seamen's union represents- .
tives Wednesday in an effort to bring
the two sides together for discussions
I aimed at settling a shipping strike
now in its 11th day.
The Weeland Ship canal wax blocked
briefly Tuesday for the second time
since the strike began when five union
members convinced 14 non-union crew
members of the collier Osler that they
should leave the vessel stranded in
The blocking of the canal followed
a fight between 100 strikers and police man, mouth injured,
at Humberstone in an attempt to pre- ----- ~—
vent the placing of non-union seamen
aboard three strikebound vessels.
In Vancouver James Thompson,
vice-president of the Canadian Sea-
men's union, told the AFL labor coun-
cil here Tuesday night there is a dan- .
ger the Great Lakes seamen’s strike |
may spread to the west coast. [
Thompson said that unless the gov-
ernment takes some action to stop
strike-breaking activities, the strike is
likely to spread to both the Pacific
and the Atlantic coasts.
Coming Here June 20
.Sy j B.-"„
manding the fourth army with head-
v. ii <.u . ki. quarters at Ft. Sam Houston. Texas,
the hall with a towel over his face wUJ arrlve ln Oklahoma City June 20
for a personal visit with Col. John A.
Robenson. 825 NE 23. now in com-
mand of all U. S. army recruiters in
I the state.
Colonel Robenson said he has no
detailed information from the general
as to the hour or method of arrival .
ne nor the length of his visit. It is ex-
pected that the Chamber of Com-
j merce and civil leaders will give offi-
i cial recognition to his visit, which is
GEORGE GALLAS. 28. her hus-
MRS. HAZEL ARNOLD. 23.
GEORGE ARNOLD, 24
DR. WALTER, A. WILSON, 83,
BILL DENNISTON. Newton. lews, j MRS. BEULAH MARY LINDSAY,
FRANK FENTON EVANS. Hartville. ’ ia. Rock inland. Ill.
Ohio. i MISS MADALENE ANDERSON. 43,
HENRY SMITH. Waukegan. Ill. Chicago.
MABEL C. REONAN. Chicago. STANLEY SZAK. 49. captain of en-
THACKER MCKENZIE MOSS. Hop- gine co.. No. 14. foot injury.
kinsville. Ky. x FRED KORPEOLSK. 31. Chicago.
W. K. THOMPSON. Alexandria. Va. i DR. LOUIS HEYN. 28. Chicago.
EMIL SOMMER. Amherst. N. Y. CHARLES DOERING. 74. Chicago.
EFFIE HARMON, address unknown. MRS. CARMELITA IVERSON, 41,
BRICE McBRIDE. Provo, Utah. Cleveland. Ohio
LOUIS MARCO. Chicago. MRS JO ANNE GALLA8. 28. Chl-
REX M. GAYNOR. Elmwood Park, cage dancer.
y|) • rrtmnna--- “ *
MAJ. HUGH W. HUDDLESON. dep- bancT. Chicago dancer'
— EDWARD THORNTON
H. R. CUMMINS, about 50. Mans.
THE REV. A. F. SCHMITTHEN- field. Ohio.
NER. Chambersburg. Pa.
EDWARD FARRAR. Chicago. Ind . a personnel manager.
CONRAD SWOBODA 81. A 111 a neo,
Ohio, industrial manager.
LIEUT. CMDR. WILLIAM DOWNS,
son of Admiral John Downes, former
'•corpmandant of ninth naval district.
cents per hour wage
briefly Tuesday for the second time
dress unknown, burns and smoke
MISS BETTY BAUHOLZER. 28.
hotel cashier, burns and smoke.
J. A. ARNOLD. Chicago, treated for
CLARENCE 8TAHL. Chicago fire-
three days. Bernice, 26, huddled in a fire insurance patrol truck.
Stupefied by their sudden awakening—but aware of the near-
In Boston to attend the national
i nual meeting, Mullaney said “with my
Jus. Then the firemen came with lad-
ders. They weren't any too soon.” -
C E. Woodard, production manager
of the Knight newspapers, and Mrs-
Woodard, occupying a 15th-floor suite happened,
at the hotel were awakened by noise me I ' '
of the fire equipment and screaming - -
in the corridors.
i foreign relief wheat stocks to the
; most acute domestic bread shortage
Steen predicted the shortage would I
be considerably relieved by mid-to-
late July as more of the new winter
crop reaches the mills. He said, how- I
However, two factors pointed to an Ill.
ibirn Thpv uprp th* n»u,- wtntar
uty sheriff. Green county. Wis.
NATHAN ADELSON. Chicago.
DOUGLAS L. BOYER. St. Louis.
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Gaylord, E. K. Oklahoma City Times (Oklahoma City, Okla.), Vol. 57, No. 110, Ed. 1 Wednesday, June 5, 1946, newspaper, June 5, 1946; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc1765544/m1/9/: accessed September 16, 2021), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.