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Rockingham Daily Record (Newspaper) - May 26, 1913, Harrisonburg, Virginia - - tHi bAiLv ts tu. IN ITS WHICH A Wide op THt OF THE COUNTIES OP ANof VOL. NO. MAY 20, WilO 11 BURN TO DEATH Two Men Caught Under Auto When Takee Fire From Forty-Two Women and Children Lose Lives in Disaster UNDER COMBINED WEIGHT OF MASS OF PEOPLE CRUSHES LOWER SUPPORTS OF IN UNLOCKING DOOR OF MUNICIPAL MAKES BUILDING A DEATH ON VERGE OF FOLLOWING OVER 100, WITH MANY DYING May 26-Caught under automobile when their machine turned miles Thomas and Edwin both oC this city wore burned to death morning The accom panted by Claude a were on their way to when who was driving lost control ot the the break refusing to and the machine dashed Into a and riding in the was thrown far from the wreck an escap ed with slight The other wore aught beneath the Kaylor ran to the nearest farmhouse and summoned While the men were using the lanterns in the rescue gasoline was ignited and tiie car with the helpless pinned wore burned to a COLORED PHYSICIAN TO TAKE SON TO HOSPITAL Dr. K. a well physician and his wife will take their son Eugene to Washington this morning for treatment in They expect to be absent from homo for a week or ten International Los May 25.-This Is a city of woe and mourning today with the known death the Long Beach ot yesterday brought up by added with many reported dying and with a score on the verge of insanity through lence in the frenzy at the pier collapse The injured list is more than 100. A dozen of the dead are still are in a nervous following harrowing On the suffering mass of men and women more than 500 in and precipitated 40 there fell a mass of wreckage which killed some I others so soon and left many others in a terrible which drove many ou of their Scores were pinned in the wreckage for although wreckers fought desperately to lieve The mental victims of the tragedy are The accident was a tragic climax to the celebration of Empire Victoria's more than by Acrobatic Stunt in Hospital MIY M WINCHESTER DOCTORS HEROIC METHODS TO OBSTRUCTION IN ' IN HARRISONBURG LAST TO EAT IN TEN BUT TABOOS WINE HONORED Treasurer and rector of Virginia Motion Picture NEAR GOODS MILL To Dally May R. of Shenandoah who swallowed an while eating a piece ten days is now feeling He stood on liis Memorial Hospital in this city yesterday At the annum meeting ot Virginia iili of tlic Motion ot in last Dan. of or Uio elected treasurer of also a member of the Hoard of Tlie session closed night with a banquet al the The organization of the iti Virginia is in its the association among Its members practically all of tlie lead ing exhibitors in the Wine is extensively interested inthe development ot the moving picture business in and the honors conferred upon by his associates at will put him Hii closer touch with the business throughout the The men much interested in erection the new theatre in will also be used it moving picture and Mr. as to 5 etc. - oes Ame Down Leaving Port of Smyrna EXPLOSION FOLLOWS AS WATER REACHES ENGINES FRENCH CRUISER ONLY SAVES 35 ( Oyt jOF 300 PERSONS ON BOARD ' BOATS STRIKE ANOTHER SUBMERGED GOING TO BOTTOM WITH OCCUPANTS OF THOSE DROWNED WERE TURKISH 25.-A Dally Mali cable from Smyrna The American steamer with CHILDREN CHEER r ALMSHOUSE Day services were lield in with at i the Methodist yesterday about 300 persons on hoard struck a A very interesting program was stray Turkish mine on leaving the rendered by the young t Smyrna The Nevada m the afternoon Mrs. S. and is feared that about 265 MISS NORA G. BOWMAN BECOMES physicians holding his legs in THE BRIDE OF MR. J. R. FLOYD the Santmyer weighs about 150 LEAVEL OF ROCKLAND pounds so tlie operation was a very COUPLE GO TO BALTIMORE ON easy Tlie safety pin was lodged m Ms and was made to The was president of the Junior League o t e including several Eng quickly coming out a number o such that it landed on the children to the almshouse south ot lish side the ward in which he waS town on the Valley where The mine exploded under the bow doing the acrobatic with a gave some of their songs ancl a large hole in the The ' - - went down immediately by the MAYOR TO John H. Downing Will Take tie Love Miller ae His Bride on June 3. Invitations are out for the marriage of Mr. John mayor of and Aliss Mattle Love ot The event will take place In the parlors of the Motel in D. Tuesday June at 6;30 After spending several weeks at Atlantic Mr. and Mrs. Downing will be at home In the in the on occupied by Mr. and Mrs. It. B. Mr. Downing Is a son of Maj. H. of Kront division counsel of the Southern Hallway and long prominent in legal and political He is of of ver and Downing and has been in charge of their In Harrisonburg for lour June he was elected Mayor by a highly Tlie Is a Mrs. Alfred Love of She was for two years a at the State Normal School in and with many friends In UP Wim EDINBURG Luther McGarty Feltt Arthur TRAGIC OF RING DUEL for the benefit of the WEDDING TRIP A very pretty wedding was esophagus or carries the i food from the throat to the 1 ' Sticking eight inches below the Santmyer had unable at 9 o'clock yesterday j J eat any solid tood since Wednesday ^t the home of Mr. and Mrs. John R. last week and a glass of milk every near Goods when their three of four days had been his only Miss Nora G. While he no i j o jj pain he was conscious at all times of an exceedingly uncomfortable Floyd Leavel ot Rockland The had which was by had resorted to almost every the bride's Rev. D. available course in. their efforts to of the Rockingham of move the the Reformed church was witnessed Dr. Phillip W. Boyd by relatives of the BOTH ing parties and a few intimate the pin in its unusual crossed ' The parlor was in pink in tlie esophagus with the and There were no at- Dr. Boyd took his patient to tendants other than little Lucy Wednesday where he was the center of interest at a the sister of the Shenandoah Valley FAULTS OF TAX the scene of the 1 be child wore a cream Later in the day an ed e her sister was a tired m a tan coat with hat Rockingham Memorial Hospital Drs. and gloves ot the same Johnson and off served at 11 being This atter which Mr and Mrs. Leavel and Santmyer was companied by the latter's Miss brought back to Winchester Nellie and Mr. Frank Long of Goods driven to Dr. Boyd decided Where they left over the into play the thern on a trip to They is sometimes wU also spend some time in ingum their ' is a son ot Mr. and Mrs. It turned hold here last night in the head and when the water reached the room there was an explosion that killed of the rescue boats launched by the French steamer struck another mine and all the rescuers were Of the 300 oil the only 35 are to have been and it is believed that all the rest went down captain was the When two tugs arrived at Smyrna with the dead and the of whom were badly was that owe their lives to the assist ance given by the French Cruiser Many of the bodies were un Half the number on board the Ne vada were Turkish refugees from Ma and a large number of the belonged to the Greek Island of in the Aegean Sea having just arrived from Constantin ople in the steamer Tlie American consul has gone to TEM POINTED OUT AND ' Struck Mines Leaving Port DIES SUGGESTED - CERTAIN 25.-The steamer Ne COUNTIES PAY MORE THAN with 200 passengers ou THEIR SHARE INTO STATE struck three in succession WHILE OTHERS in the Gulf Smyrna and PAY TOO passengers and crew are reported The mines were strewn in the coast waters iby the Turks to prevent attack UN Paul Speak at PLAN ION THE GOAL To May 25.-The citizens It. Clinton and vicinity at a public of i 1' 20,000 former subjects of the British Empire had assembled in the Long suburb of this terrible were injuries of mailk of the victims that is slow and The large ampitheatre was crowded with twice as many people as it had held Plunged Into Mass Too weak to uphold the burden of nearly 10,000 human beings assembled for the festivities ot Empire the land end of the big domble decked pier in front of city Fall Upon Crowds Hundreds of. persons top deck were plunged down ou the heads of other persons crowded the second The lower deck then gave and all were dropped a chute of to 2p,feet.b?loSv, Victima Mostly A section of the auditorium down in the and the debris from it was added 10 the 6n top of the injured and the were laid in the National Guard while the injured wove hurried to various hospitals in the city and Los The accident occurred a few tea 12 Empire j day the principal feature of the celebration in honor of the lato Queen Victoria's hud Just and the with thousands of other were crowding up the steps of the pier arid toward the the pier floor An Instant ter the supports gave unci the groan of. j special grand in and cries returned throe one went against Snyder for ft - the and heads of the entire the A he speaker and a of the against man it i-m it balance Is struck it shows that the first that had weak sy ' which rh had ed only a few WHEN ' mccarty's collapse charged vvith much denounce FIGHT ill JACK REITER PITCHES TIGHT GAME AND NINTH INNING RALLY WAS ALL THAT SAVED VISITORS FROM SHUT OUT- DECIDING GAME FRIDAY International 1. May 25.-It not heart trouble but spine that caused of Lut McCarty yesterday Ing the first round of luj pu bout with ot An autopsy was while no statement wag It Is learned on good spine w and that death was due The Harrisonburg High School base The is set for ball got revenge on the at 4 o'clock High School Saturday afternoon The Royal local defeating the summoned ors G to 2. Young Relter at the ed a tight game for the home ous spectators and the A ninth Pelky Is still at Inning TOlly by Edinburg failed to deuce luid is under the lead were up HoMr much j i will detend the As Harrisonburg and but not lor some tinio each won a the deciding Practically contest will be here next city to the day I calling It a Harrisonburg led off with two Died Eight Minutes After g lies in the getting Calgary 2?;-^Lathpr * V more in tlie but they A succession of - - - - fate of the down-Valley boys until c-f their half of A coupled which marked him the an error or let in one run round with They did not score - claimant ot ' had enough to jE was the yesterday took the and another hit brought in the Score by H. H. K. H. 1-1. 200 030 13. H. 000 000 elgli t in 1 u u t e s I a 41 was region of 7 4 the solar one 7 3 ute and forty five of fighting P. BURKE FIRES AT BOLD INTRUDER by 8; by time hud 5; hit by 1; liase on I Arthur Pelky 2; on the of by 1; 4; 1. leased a short on The Square Off After 1-1. H. 2b; tine or of an camo a Smith Rockland He spent several hungry n hiS T i he Is for the Br. Boyd stood by a republican and member S 5Tocl-H^^^ of the upper of the legislature Mv r hnL nil the and lu 13otli are advocates of the i mouth was wide Tlie Dr. was first p. B. 11. 2b; 3b; 1-1 c. AFTER SEEKS TO BREAK INTO RESIDENCE OF EX- MAYOR BY WAY OF SECOND More Sunday Trains on Southern NEW STORY Since & O. Leaves separated ths off in pugilistic to be the the to double up in a crouching the spectators K though his position I simply waM lighting He his ho and lull the of the ring ' ' that had stood over as the in the Dayton Santmyer left yesterday a host of friends the bride eight and the groom will unite in wishing them utmost FINDS THREE INDICTMENTS 11, 01' By tUls lime the ' Ho culled tor Mm ihQ criminal 0'^ a i Rockingham pays 111,010 into He yaia ana ' ' and 1^^^^^^ He was by Mi. ' 1 1 1(1 are taxed the eu- iwas returned endorsed not a TAKES WMO toward pf the accident was the who has been in S. 8. CLASS ON the of these 71 do Held of the ac with Miss Shirley gave her which to levy who to bo to an official statement tempting to assault Miss of girls from enough to meet yearly near when Ihe were was due to the delay iu Payne of the Rawley Springs day School an lu the lu of the but found Had the doors been v - His trial Is set for 4, near Springs bo bud 110 ' locked at the proper it was The grand which was The picnic had fur the but when It is the crowd would have got Into ed at 3 p. was composed of Saturday Imt was slate of affairs hi the instead of massing at U. ed on account of instances not brought absent Dr. a. S. 0. | Miss Manor by but by reason of the fad T. L. 1/. Maude Wescoll in her counties are expert ixi ( and S. a. on TWO i. the where ithe weight the pier on page and when up tils re- at t in the morning was at ' of 7:(>i'i, as few tlS The man gained the roof There 110 ether ou lust of la of the porch by a nearby road the U I ft TRIAL 18 put a pf lliB shots werH ol cuso ol when ol 0M�'mUly Qf the by set lur lu hUB eud of tho 1 postponed D. Kather Notified qf who Is V ' ' ' sous A slated 1 suds Kir or water dry of I tbt throe hura sous by reason of of Htc Uta he town's * j 7
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