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Daily Californian (Newspaper) - August 4, 1902, Bakersfield, California I Hith Home news have the California go to your Outing All the Home h press news All important happen Ings in the world Tonte in today Ken monday August 0 murder John Withington was shot in cold blood the Well known Saloon keeper and Kittie Yorke victims of an assassins Gur kid Rob bins under several death dealing fired by an infuriated two dead bodies in the and a tragic Story is j to the chinese restaurant for the woman sat with her Back turned toward the door with Withington at one with Langton sprang to his it told again the old Story of feet on discovering a Man presenting woman fickleness and of mans in maddening two a Man and a to Avert the two shots were fired sat in the City restaurant on l into her head in Quick and a revolver at the head of the but before anything could be done to bins to the county charged with i especially when under the influence of the direct evidence of his guilt j to was required to pay a Fine being obtained by the arresting off Lof after working at his Trade As several witnesses saw Robbins a Driller in the Oil he finally leave the restaurant and go Down l went to taking the Yorke to turning West on Goj Man with but abandoned her to the Arlington Post a letter and there and returned to this As al i ready she came Back with Between 19th and about Midnight the restaurant is retracing his Steps to the passed through a Back door into Jap he was captured later by the officer in front of the poppy Saloon on twentieth and taken at once to at the autopsy held sunday morn ing and an examination of the premises where the shooting it has been determined that the revolver used was of 38caliber and that five shots in All were two them penetrating the table at which Withington and the Yorke woman it was discovered by the officers that the revolver was taken from the poppy Saloon owned by Sam Seltzer on twentieth Robbins and Sweitzer Are Well and it is posed the former went into the Saloon and took one of two revolvers that were kept in the Only one being there when the officers made an invest Robbins and Kittie while at work in the Oil Fields last summer was injured by hav ing a Pulley wheel drop on his head from the top of the he was in a Row with the woman not Long after the Accident and beat her he was tried for the assault and sentenced to serve 80 Days in with such steady aim that the bullets but was released on Hareas Cor entered the Back of her head and came one of the Many of its kind situated in out at the left Temple in exactly the the chinese and the two were same started to often seen there taking supper to Ward the but was drought i where a Silver plate had been placed one of the family who Lias ukr with a the Man was John withing Down Iri turn with a shot through the pus the testimony being to the effect that he was irresponsible on account of the wound in his she Withington from Ileno a Short time but nothing can to Learned of any renewal of relations with Robbins since her subsequent devel go to prove that Robbins was much enamoured of the and was driven to desperation when he discovered that he had been superseded in her the woman Kittle Yorke came to bake Rafoeld from Fresno in the Early fall of and while she has been known to the Habi tues of the chinese Quarter As j Fresno blonde Kittie and Long Ahe claimed in talking j with her intimates that Yorke was her a tall blonde of striking not on account of Beauty of for her face was Flat and her nose but she affected flashy dross and free easy she had been working in a dance Hall Here and in Ilono and had her room above the owl she was frequently heard to make Ilie re j Mark that she thought she would one Day meet with a tragic a prophecy which came True in a horrible Man she was one time a resident of where her Mother Reid and it was there she married a plumber named her Maiden name was family Johnny Withington is not the first the two methods of ticket building comparison of the work of the democracy enthusiastic body completes its v the democratic Superior Mahon sheriff Kelly treasurer Phleda assessor tax Surveyor Browne auditor Wilson Coroner Franz Bucko our supt schools District attorney ton and the woman Kittle a tall blonde employed in the owl dance Hall owned by her they had left Side below the the woman was killed and Withington survived but a few min been consorting for medical assistance summon and had recently returned from de at but when Rodgers and where Withington owned Ascarson arrived both the victims of the other Saloon and dance known As Assassin were beyond the reach of sur the Withington was Gucal the Coroner was summon the Best known Man of his class on a cursory examination was made of the and he was a political pow the bodies or in the District in which he lived for the manyyear8 they were removed to tragedy in the murderer in less than fifteen minutes from the a Little before mind Echt he and the time of the murder Deputy marshal Yorke woman left his Saloon and went Radke had taken Carl Rob the convicting following is a copy of letter torn up by Robbins and restored by chief Willow and Constable Frank Christian los 1 am not in my right mind and have not been since got Hurt on the i might As Well or rather be my excepting have disowned me and what have i to live for Send me Home where my dear old Mother and sister can see i possibly would have been All right had i never met Kitty yours Garvin continued on eighth the Republican Superior judge sheriff treasurer tax Pitney Surveyor recorder White auditor supt school District attorney Kayo Wash fabrics importers Ost Wash fabrics Ai manufacturers Cost another week of Midsummer Stock this Stock clearance affords unusual Money saving chances to the purchasing Public of this the very goods you need most at a time when the weather emphasizes and magnifies your wants for Bummer Are priced at figures that in Many cases do not cover the makers at s cents a Yard in neat narrow and Broad checks Worth 8 at 10 cents Yard imported Cotton soft and 32 inches wide and Worth at 813 cents a Yard Fine imported in Blue and hello ground neat designs this seasons styles form Erly sold at 25c and 35c a All waists from the cheapest to the Best at just at 8 13 cents Black Chantilly silk from 2 to 5 wide pretty styles Worth All the Way from 20e to our entire Stock of 1902 waists on Sale at half at 75 cents coloured Wash Well made and Large Cut All of them handsome and exquisite All 190 not an old style in the at just half a i Mous Sline do sol dress patterns a great variety of combinations formerly sold at All Wash Long and Short open Back and open front reduced to exactly half of former every one new Evary one this season s two deaths on Santa be empties run into on and kill engine train by the calf Orlans leased los August two casualties resulted from the disastrous wreck on the Santa feat Coombs siding when engine drawing three empty ran into an Oil train stand ing on the the dead Aro Thomas fireman on engine of the Oil train missing Anil undoubtedly burned to death in the George Engineer on engine plod Early this morning of fearful scalds and Burns about the head and Beven other members of the two train Crews were More or less severely injured and burned but none of them town of Mok Elumine Hill visited by fire by the calf Orlana leased j san August j the town of Mokel Umno Hill buffered by fire last grieves livery Staj John cases Krems House and Jacobs grocery store and Silvas Barber shop were completely j Tom Peters drug store feed Nohh from fro and i Catholic Church for of Allford Nivanh leased August Corner Stone of the new Catholic Church was Laid the Church to be the finest and when completed will Cost about the Loca Tion is adjoining the Sisters and beyond Tho Santa be Bishop Montgomery attended i from los Anglea to deliver the and the last named gentleman on the Republican ticket has his Homo in Kern for the very Good reason that when he hero recently from the East to could not find a House in Bak but his business is in this City and he is distinctly a Bakers Flold the Republican ticket Speaks for no part of the county was though there were not lacking Good candidates from the other but they Wero i Conten lonely turned Down by the politicians j who had control of tha j compare the work of the opposition i with that done by the democracy sat i the ticket above Speaks for i every Section of the county is j represented from hands i Surg on us South to Luniw Valley on i Trio and it is j strongest to Kkt that was Ever Nomin ated by a political party in the i an enthusiastic body the convention of saturday Tho Moat enthusiastic Over known in from Tho time Tho Gavel fell in Tho morning until the lust nomination was Mado in the the delegates Wero brim Lull of and As each recur ring name was placed before Tho con there wan round after round of applause demonstrated better i than words the popularity of the Noin j j a merited i one of Tho features of Tho Day was j tie adoption of a Resolution commend ing the work of Roberta us chairman or Alx years of the Central and containing Tho a Preu Slon that to should continue at Tho head of Tho party for another term at Tho Reading of Tho Resolution was the signal for the Heartiest cheer ing of the i to text in As follows for Tho past six years Roberts has acted As chairman of the democratic Central Cora ral too of this when to assumed the duties of the to Apons Bluj he found the party in a demoralized Condl and with the Public offices in Tho hands of the opposition and apparently democratic Suc Cess was something that would Only after years of earn Chi to Ratfor Guelzo the party but Kob Orta proved equal to Tho arduous task that do voiced upon whatever was required of Bis time and he gave freely to Tho cause that to had to much at a a within two years the redeemed itself and Tho Bright Prospect a of Tho Paity today and Tho Harmony that Oil St within its ranks Aro largely duo to his untiring he is entitled and has Tho gratitude of Tho party for Bis work la the and it is the sense of Tho democracy of Tho As n presented by this that to assume for another at the position of chairman of the Central Rottee where he has done such Yeoman service for the organl4 far following the nomination of Wilson for auditor the names of Patton and Brown placed before Tho convention for sur Tho ballot gave Brown 07 of tie 120 and amid much Lio was called to Tho plat form where to thanked the Conven ton Cor the Brown is one of Tho most competent civil engineers in Tho and his election in no vember in Shields Lor i for Roberts placed Shields in and his candidacy was warmly endorsed by Jastro Poko of Shields faithful service As a member of Tho Hoard of supervisors for the past eight and predicted blvd election by a most eur Stansal major Tho ballot of the convention cast for the and at onco from All parts of Tho Hall there Wero cries for tie popu Lar nominee wan accorded an ovation us to a Condo the a Fow words to in Tho event of to attend strictly to Tho duties that belonged to the a deserved for Alfred Harrell presented the name of Tho and Tho references made to Tho four yours record of that offi Cial in equalizing the ass Monts of the property of the county created Tho greatest the Secretary continued on Page it you to look at our store this Many now Faturos shown and Waldo rain cd of pleasing if my want a come und my 1406 nineteenth 8t

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