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Oasis Motel, featured in the 1995 film, 12 Monkeys
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The Oasis Motel

After the erection of the Hotel Walt Whitman and the opening of the Admiral Wilson Boulevard, many of the same individuals involved in the hotel project became interested in establishing an athletic club on the new thoroughfare. This group was originally known as the City Athletic Club, and among its members were J. David Stern, publisher of the Evening Courier and Morning Post newspapers, James J. Scott, lawyer Ralph W. Wescott, and realtor Samuel B. Dobbs.

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Man Flees State Facility in Winslow

A Pennsauken man, charged last year with having set a Camden motel fire that killed one person and injured 16 others, escaped yesterday from Ancora State Hospital in Winslow Township, according to Camden County police.

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Motel, Go-Go Lounge Fire Injures 16 in New Jersey

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP)- A suspicious fire swept through a motel and go-go lounge early Friday, forcing visitors to jump from windows and injuring 16 people, and a motel guest was arrested and charged with arson, officials said.

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Arson Arrested Sought in Motel Fire

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) – A guest who escaped a fire that injured 16 people at a motel and go-go lounge complex has been charged with setting the blaze that forced other patrons to jump from windows and roofs to escape, officials said.

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Motel, Go-Go Lounge Fire Injures 16 in New Jersey

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP)- Sixteen people were injured Friday when fire swept through a motel and go-go lounge, forcing visitors to jump from windows, officials said. Arson investigators were searching for the cause of the fire at the two-story Oasis Motel and its five-story Harem Lounge.

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City Athletic Club Plans Refinancing

A Plan for refinancing of the City Athletic Club was approved by several hundred members who met Monday night in the building at Admiral Wilson and Baird boulevards.

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New Athletic Club Here is Inspected

The new City Athletic Club building at Admiral Wilson and Baird boulevards was inspected last night by the membership, when plans for immediate opening were discussed at a mass meeting attended by 100.

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City Athletic Club to Act on Opening

Plans for early occupancy of the City Athletic Club’s building at Admiral Wilson and Baird boulevards, will be submitted to members at a mass meeting Monday at 7.30 p. m.