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Bakersfield Daily Californian (Newspaper) - March 16, 1907, Bakersfield, California Vol. Xvi i Porto Bakersfield Kern county. California. Saturday March 16, 1907. No. 19 Rigans to demand self government Section 25 ii a for Sale m a a 4 4 4 4 a 4. At a meeting of the Board of a directors of the 25 Oil Compa any held this afternoon it was 4� decided to place on the Market 4 the lands of the company em-4 bracing Section 25 at Midway 4 and which is one of the most 4 valuable properties on the West a Side. A the directors declined to 4 make known what figure the a land is offered at but agree in 4 saying that it will be sold if 4 the buyer presents himself 4 willing to pay the Price. 4 it is said that the company 4 a recently refused a thousand 4 a dollars an acre for forty acres 4 a of the land. The Standard is v a reported to be anxious to make 4 4 a Purchase of this property. 4 a a a a a a a a a 4 a a a train ditched by an open switch. New York March 24.�?henry c. Mcpike of counsel for thaw made application at the supreme court today for several additional subpoenas in the thaw Case. He declined to make known the names of the witnesses wanted. Mrs. Evelyn thaw mrs. William thaw and the countess of Yarmouth visited Harry thaw in his cell today and remained with him for a Long time. On leaving thaws wife said a Harry is looking Fine and feeling As Good As he it was Learned that thaw was satisfied with the Progress of his trial. Wafi Ilind by child san Francisco March 16.�?the dead body of a Man with the Throat Cut almost from ear to ear was found today by two children near Mountain Lake in the Presidio reservation. The remains Are those of a Man about thirty five years of age apparently of refinement and have not been identified. No clothing except dark Blue trousers and a pair of Oxford ties was on the body. The police believe that a murder been committed and Are investigating the affair. Due Here at 7 55 a. ., from Chicago in route to port Huron and the East and running late ran into an open switch at Bancroft mich., five Miles from Durand today and struck a freight train. Five persons were severely injured two of them perhaps fatally. Engineer a. B. Scherwin and fireman Coan both of Battle Creek suffered broken limps and May die. I. F. Smith and mrs. D. Shook and miss Ruth Shook of Lansing her daughter were severely scalded but Are not thought to be fatally Hurt. A number of the passengers received minor in Detriot mich., March 16. The juries but were Able to proceed East Atlantic express on the grand trunk on a later train. Leon Soeder placed in condemned cell. San Rafael March 13.�?leon Soeder of san Francisco who is to be executed on next Friday for the murder of Bis brother in Law has been removed from his cell in murderers Row at san Quentin prison to the condemned cell in the Brick building. Fritz Stumpf a Well known resident of this City died at the Midland Friday afternoon. He had been ailing for some months and his death was not unexpected. The funeral will be held on sunday afternoon from Morton amp Connelly a undertaking Parlours. 10% less than winding up 10% discount off former factory a. On All former prices. End is in sight factory prices positively the last month of this store by order of the administrators of the estates this store will close on March 31st�?z when the remainder of the Stock will be sold in a Lump. In the meantime we Are offering extraordinary inducements to dispose of As much merchandise As possible. For the next few weeks we Are offering every article in the House at a special discount of to per cent from the former Low prices which Means a saving of fully 20% from the factory prices. The saving is immense. Selling ii j Selling out to out this store closes on March 31st winding do positively winding up March 31st literary Folk in bad ure Englewood n. J., March 16 a Helicon Hall the Home of Upton Sinclair s Colony was destroyed by fire Early today. The Blaze was preceded by an explosion which seemed to occur in the Ball room which was at the extreme end of the building from the boiler room. The flames spread with such rapidity that the fifty five j colonists had to flee for their lives j without having time to save any of j their belongings. Some of them were injured in jumping from windows. One meets death. I Lester Briggs Community Carpen j ter was on the third floor. His escape was Cut off by smoke and he was burned to death. Seven persons injured by jumping from windows were taken to the hos-1 i pita. These Are i miss Helen Knowles assist ant i housekeeper at Helicon Hall burned about the face and injured internally. Miss Grace Mcgowan Mccook the writer of Short stories bruised and perhaps injured internally mrs. Henrietta Kimball Illustrator suffering from Shock miss Alice Mcgowan Back injured James Mcniff burned j about the neck and face miss Leonie j Litchenberg burned on the body and suffering from Shock we. Montague professor of physiology at Columbia University arms and Back injured by jumping miss Edith Summers private Secretary to or. Sinclaire suffering from Shock. Lester Briggs was awakened by miss Margarit Horg a writer. Miss Hoag jumped from a window but it is believed Briggs was blinded by smoke and was unable to find his Way out i or. Sinclair suffered cuts from broken Glass but assisted in holding the blankets As fire nets while the others jumped into them. A heroic woman. Mrs. A. C. Noyes was the first to discover the danger. The fire had come so near her door that she had no time to dress but fled clothed on it in her night Robe to the attic Iii the Tower not far from tile main i building seeking tile Bell rope. It was gone so she climbed up hand j Over hand fifty feet to the top where j she rang tile alarm. Some of tile members of the Colony in anticipation of fire had provided i themselves with improvised fire is i capes of ropes which were used to Good advantage in lowering some of tile children and women from the windows. Those who were not injured walked Bare footed through the Snow to nearby cottages where they were cared for. From investigation it appeared that j the fire occurred As a result of leak a lug of Gas. J the Sinclair Colony was established Only last october and included a number of educators and men Ami i women engaged in literary pursuits. Quiet Reh in i Oldfield today i Are adopted today san Juan p. R., March 16.�?the House of delegates today u unanimously adopted Resolution introduced by Louis Rivera Leader of the unionist party demanding self government for Porto Rico. The Resolution is to be forwarded to president Roosevelt. When or. Rivera read the text of the Resolution the delegates Embr aced him. He was moved to tears. Twenty buried ten killed in in a sewer mine explosion j. 4 v v 4 i i 4 4 4 5 2 4 Chicago March 16.�?it is reported that a sewer at Evansville and Lawrence avenues has collapsed and that Twenty men Are buried in the sewer but it is not known As yet that More than two have been killed. 4i a 4 4 4 4 5 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4k a Coburn va., March 16.�? ten mixers nine of whom were w Hite men and one negro Are dead As the result of an explosion in the Green enough mine Here. One of the men was taken out alive but died later. Fire Damp explodes. 65 dead i Goldfield Nev March 16.�?tho labor situation today is devoid of developments Eai h Side seemingly awaiting the other s action. The citizens this morning authorized the reopening of groceries restaurants and Hitcher shops. A Ltd a the weather. San Francisco March 16 san Francisco and Vicinity probably showers tonight or sunday Light Easterly wind. Sacramento Valley probably showers tonight or sunday Light South wind. San Joaquin Valley probably showers tonight or sunday Light South w ind. Southern California Cloudy prob ably showers tonight or sunday Light North wind. 4 Forgach Germany March 4 16.�?an explosion of fire Damp 4 in the Coal mine at Klelnros-4 Selen near Here last night re-4 suited in the death of sixty-4 five miners and tile injury of a i twelve others. Tile disaster oc-4 curved Between i and la 4 of clock while the miners were v at work. Three of the men Are v still missing. The immediate v cause of the Iii. As t has not 4 been est a i be d loss of temper promotes crime 4% a a a a a. A a a a a Reno Nevada March 16.�? angry at his two sons Milton and Fred because they built a Fence when he had told them not to do so e. G. Crow a Farmer at Empire Nevada today secured a Rise and shot both sons injuring them seriously. His eldest son George was standing near and grabbing another Rifle shot the father through the head killing him instantly. I i a a a a a a i i a 22 miners drop to their death smar Ahlo uis rhenish Prussia March 16, miners were killed this morning of the German a Ard Coal mine i Aey were descending one of the shafts in a Cage when the Cable broke near the lop and the miners plunged Down several Hundred feet. They All met instant death. The mine belongs to the russian government which has already begun an official inquiry into the Accident. Thanked judge for death sentence. Los Angeles March 16.�? after hearing the sentence of death imposed by judge Smith in the Superior court today Delphin arbiter a mexican convicted of the murder of ills common Law wife at Monrovia last september thanked the court Iti Spanish saying a Zbien Gratias arbiter is to in executed at san Quentin within sixty Days. I a a 4 a 4 4 4 a 4 republics meet in Bahle again san Salvador Marc h 16�?Gen. Harsh ens the War minister of Honduras a today. Ila and Balsma tided i in chief cording to advices received i Defeated at male Rasa Isaga a i Arga 3,000 men com y Gen. Gutierreg the general d the honduran revolutions tile Cusp Ted adds that Guti Enas Ballad area and Boa generals re pursuing Ary Tori general game re were killed a Barahona and the Defeated troops. General jut Terras followers Are said to have left Many killed or wounded upon the fludd and the 1 gov eminent Force is reported to have Cap j tured a number of prisoners. 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