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   Bakersfield Californian (Newspaper) - May 29, 1914, Bakersfield, California                                NEWS SERVICE MAY MElii SIX RAZED BY f LAIS INWESTSIDE TO Tafl People Suffer Loss of Over Ten Thousand Dollars FIRE WAS EARLY TODAY Barn and AutombileBurn Little Those Who tost I Taft Hospital S hospital fixtures and frame residence and two Pioneer Market barn and one The insurance on all amounts to about Special to TAFT which starte jn the kitchen ot the Taft hospital a oclock tills totally d stroyed six buildings before flames could be Tne loss is The was of unknown was discovered by Miss night nurse at the Fortunate ly there was one patient in tne Adams and Lewis haying left during the af Ferguson of the Union Oil who is suffering with a bad ly injured was the remaining pa tient He was aroused in plenty of time to escape with his Fired Revolver Hearing the crackling of the flames and seeing a City Recorder Sam ran to the door of his real clence and seeing the discharged a revolver in the giving an At about the same tune Me also shot oif a revolver a nuui 1 ber of jj This awakened Misses and Hanhart and Keene and who reside in the cottages adjoining Lost Everything The flames spread so rapidly ma the Keene familybarely got out with anything other than one armful of children having nothing but their night Keenes loss is light Coal Miners Killed in Cage May wen killed in an anthracite col liery near here today when a cage in which they were being hoisted was pulled over a shaft Charles Becker Sentenced to Die for Murder Slayer of Herman Rosenthal To Go To Electric Chair During Week of July 6 If Appeal Is Not Filed NEW May Becker was sentenced today to die in the electric chair at Sing Sing prison during the week beginning July 6 tor the murder of Herman When he received the sentence Becker appeared He even turned to friends the court room and Martin Becker s 1 said appeal wonbe filed Flags atHalf Mast in Honor of Steamers Dead IATORS NOT TO ACCEPT THE NOTE IT BY of Steamer Empress Coaling Ship StoSadTlows Diep Hole in the Side of Huge Ocean Conference AwaiIs Re piies From Washington and General Huerla fj FIRING Mexicans at Acapulco Shoot at Ships in Harbor In dians NIAGARA May mediators have practically decided not to receive the communication from General brought here today by Juan the constitutionalist Ambassador Da Gama called oh the American delegates to inform Ripped From Amidship to Vessel Sinks in Lawrence River While Passengers are Asleep i nTheir Cabins Train Carrying Re lief to Survivors at Rimouski is Wrecked Only Few on Steamer are Picked by Relief I t the Huerta delo May special CanadianPacific relief train carrying survivors from the Empress of Ireland was derailed shortly alter leaving So far as is no one was An olher train Avas immediately made the Danish collier i 1st agent at arrived here bearing a communication from Gen erarCarfaiiiia to the say is send a representa tive to the mediation conference to discuss international differences be tween the United States and Not When he arrived at tlie Hotel Clif on Wrecked Vessel he sent his card to Ambassador Three Million dollars Bonds down tlml Offered at Discount but did not say Facts About IllFated Ship Vessel Was fiuilt in 1906 The Empress oC Ireland was twin screw vessel ot tons She was in in 1906 by the Pairfield and was owned by tlie Canadian Pacific Railroad She carried a full eciulpment The otorstad registered the WhitewwCtRCompany at in 1911 anti her owner the 15am psk ATttlesellc MarJUjrie amp She ism single screw vessel and is loaded Shfe carries a crev mity Tile disaster recalls the accident to the sister ship of the Empress of which two years ago sank the collier Helvetia the same place occurred early May flags on shipping offices in London were low ered to half mast on receipt news of the disaster to the Empress of or nothe would receive him the Although Urquidi declined to the contents of the corn it is understood General Garranza reiterates his original dec landing only a hnndtulol rescued and a number Few First Cabin Passengers Of those creW members and thirdclass passengers prc From partialfetsavailnblc ut 2 oclock it was evi of bonds were offered at 47 14 pel SB a perilously Jinny gaped ami Irillwood or wore picked up by lile 11 m tniti in rhp shins side adiiiiltcd such a delude Fellow Convict Stabs Prisoner During Quarrel Man Who Tried to Blow Up Chief of Police at Los in a Prison Fiasco SAN Warr nerving a twenty year sentence in the penitentiary here for attempting p the office of the chief of Los was convict was Sam uui uiBii ffonX r T i todav His assaiiam was omu total of of two years for bur in tlie rear of the Keene fered a loss of about he rescuing but part of his Miss Spann and Miss Rainey rescued their auu lYiton i Warr with but little more taken from their home before the flames drove once in tne away from Autos Were Saved The barn of Market affray resulted over a dishpan in that part or known as Crank used an Improvised twice n the and five times in the bodv Warr was A short time Warr tried to es cape from the jute and was found thealTeyVontained a hiding in the ana several All across f of horses and several All CLEARED OF the which were were ELAN in gotten one almost new which had not been being a mass o ItflQ flame before tlie fire fighters could get to CRAMER KANSAS May was the verdict of a jury returned today In the case ot a prominent physician of 1 charged with the murder of Put nam a Chicago magazine BO I In a hotel November 18 TUB a drum of gasoline at the Pioneer Market Company stable caused much excitement and and made Had too much of a start on them to cauatsu scared RIFLE INVENTOR May Pati When the mediators learned or tlie arrival of the constituoinalist agent itw as said the negotiations had been proceeded to a point where the con stitutionalists no longer could hope to have a voice in Conferences here are at a awaiting replies from the Washing ton and Huerta governments on the plan of the mediators for the settle ment of the Mexican Very May lat est development in the Mexican situ ation apparently was not construed here as affecting the success of tlie Secretary Bryan and other as they entered tlie White House for the cabinet declared the situation was still pro gressing Secretary Bryan and Secretary Dan iehf both said they still were without information of tlie reported landing of the large cargoes of the Ypiranga and Bavaria at Puerto v No Orders Secretary Garrison said today Gen ral Furiston had neither sent nor re eived instructions for adjusting ituation arising from the arrival of ie steamer at Vera ruz without General Funs on so farhas made no report of the Firing on ON BOARD May via wireless o San May have eached tlie American fleet here of at on steamers in tlie harbor of Acapulco by The violence Continued on Page oIMvater llmt many must have been overcome i Broke Arms and Legs in IyovcnoaX selves so bacllv thai twentytwo died ul lor benm unrf in some cases practical y olhers wMI Sed while the populace of the village gathered with medi cines and stimulants to relieve their A special trainAvas made up this afternoon on which many vi j were taken to Quebec and badly bruising his right eye f DOT S SALES 1908 compiledoy the Kern in frOHl M May of ttito corporation the time the land was place upon the the years that Jf tlie greatest acreage sold by company in thi being sMftf 1913 some 3000 acre with the SKafier lafidaM6ii ttte marke wprp laken to uueoec ana The imsidciU of the CanadianPacific railroad issued a state life bonts were in their night The s I wined Laxvtence son ol lhe late h rJfen y almost wiped Days Doings in Congress Memorial Day Address Maj day in Congress Senate Met at 11 m Debate was resumed on tne re peal of the Panama tolls exemp House Speaker Clark was absent and Representative Hay of Virginia t Representative Smith of Virgin tf memorial day ad 1 wined n irvinft s among the and other prommen persons m the first cabin were unaccounted for late this When c rescue ships Eureka and Lady Evelyn reached the shorllv before davbreak they found nine hie boats Ironi In reiw a 11 jummodTuU and many of the occupants It was si II Wreckage covered the nver The Smsla her bow badfy was still on niHnc IIP the living wherever she In one ol the hlc cro c d Captain commander oi the Lmpress ami greatly He had leaped Irom the deck and had been picked up by members pi his DELAY OF OFFJGIAL DETAILS 18 CAUSED BYrLAdK PHONES AND TELEGRAPH May Thornas president of dlan Pacific Issued th6tol lowing statement greaUoss of serjouB In the history of uie Owing to tlie distance pf telegraph or telephone stations frbrii the scetje of the there is an unavoidable delay in securing official but we expect a report from Captain Ken dall in tlie course of the Stopped in Fog the facts as we It apparent that about 2 oclock thlH momingthe Kmpreas of wlien stopped in a dense was rammed on the portaide by col lier in such ft manner as to tear the ship from the middle to the thus making the tight bulkheads with which she was provid The vessel aettled down in 14 min The occurred at a time when the passengers were In and the interval before the steamship went down was not sufficient to en able the officers to arouse the pas sengers and get them into the of which there were sufficient to ac commodate a very much larger num ber of people than those on in cluding the passengers and Sympathy of Company That such an accident shouldpe possible in the Lawrence and to a vessel of the class of the Empress of with every possible precau tion taken by the owners to secure safety for the PasBengers and yesse utttttm picture retrlai by result into court same OmiJ5 ut been executed ceived a from Governor Paries was IvCliarg L1 III murder of teen year0ld boy leged tp have enc when attempting This latter never The Supreme lower court even If acciden the degree On the question of higher court held given before the lower Angeles showed unqu Farias was not oclock this are n W S of i 0 ri Burt Walter Alice Bahamas shock was He was asleep In his He jumped from put on a dressing gown and went direct ly to wake up two of his tell ing them he thought tlie ship was He then went on deck and came back a second time to see if his friends had left their but in SulcLj 1U1 is Tiie saddest feature of the disaster of the groat loss of and tlie heartfelt i ma IT It was an atrocious the and we can slex why tlie lower court wasi m pronouncing the death ff s goes out to the reiauves and friends of those who met death In the COUNTY TO 1 and a man two tn their cabins the lu a vest jumped overboard and swam already irauis s Clay f on omnibus 1   

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