Thousands homeless from 1906 earthquake and fires

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Thousands homeless from 1906 earthquake and fires - HomelessThousands Flee Before Fiery Avalanche V...
HomelessThousands Flee Before Fiery Avalanche V i San Francisco Great Metropolis of the Pacific Coast Ts Doomed to Complete Destruction POPULACE DRIVEN TOWARD SEA TAKE REFUGE IN PARKS the first day is gone To - day the j estimate of the dead grows more and flames have taken the Merchants Ex - more difficult as the fire goes on change Building brand new and ten Not even the parks the camping stories in height all of the post - office I grounds of the desolate city to - night which was spared by the earthquake J bave been spared Golden Gate Park and at last even the Mechanics Pa - is topped by a round mil at the top vilion which after housing prize j of which there stood a great open fights conventions and - great balls arcade used as a playground for chll - - dren That is in ruins and the roof OPERA SINGERS MISSING Whereabout of Caruso Misses Eames and SembrJch Is Unknown San Francisco April 19 By the burning of the Bt Francis Hotel 4000 0OJ went up In smoke This magnificent carlvansary which at the time of Its destruction was being enlarged at enormous expense wai filled with guests Among - those stopping at the hotel when the building was de - strojed were James Riley and wife of the Hotel Walcott 2Cew York City several members of the Metropolitan Opera Company of New York and many other Eastern visitors It was reported that no one was Injured at the St Francis Adol - phus Busch and party left the hotel when it was apparent that the building was doomed and they are now housed with relatives at The Presidio The opera singers at this hotel as well LOS AN9ELES TERRORIZED Panic Results from Mild Shock in Southern City PASSED WITHOUT DAMAGE

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  1. The Washington Post,
  2. 20 Apr 1906, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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