London Times 19 April 1906 Latest News
LATEST NEW5. - TILE GREAT EARTHQUAKE (ntOM Orft CDRKEsrONDOT.) NEW YORK. ArmMs. : i; r. The estent of the disaster caused by the earth - quake is appalling. It is reported from Palo Alto that all but one of the buildings of Leland Stan - fonl junior University have been wrecked, and tliat the memorial ehnr. - h of the Universitv. 1 - rem San Francisco the latest new is that most of the large buildings are already destroyed and that others are in imminent dan"er. The number of lives lost now estimated at 3 000. Of course, all such estimates, as well as anv csti - irk. The , ( oi,a severe earthnuake Rh - k t.vdav Almost e s7"s "Pt - iators have had to move inS o building as one structure after destroyed. I had hoped tvrrt?t,t a detailed story of tho di iroposs.uie. at present mere guess - arthqnake shock to - day re completed the wort of demoraliza - rranelsco, and it astonishing th.r getting any news at all from there. y telegram through the news agoncies from build - mother was be able to send yot: wo know here I indicate that United States from destructi I effect of the disaster on bus ', but tl le ninth 1 " less and; present According to a despatch just received by the Western Union Company the city of San Francisco is now almost destroyed.