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FIRE BURIES SIX TO DEATH
'Kingsland, N. J., Aug. 30. -A
mother -and her five children,
ranging from -fiv.e months to
twelve years, were burned to
death in a fire that destroyed
their homeearly today.
The father and oldesjt child es
caped, the father throwing the
boy from a second story window
into the arms of neighbors, and
jumping after him.
. The family was that of Etnilio
Barbaro. Barbaro ran a bakery
on the ground floor of his home.
Mrs. Barbaro and five of the chil
dren slept in the rear room on the
second floor. The father and old
est son, 14 years old, slept in the
Barbaro was awakened by
smoke early this morning. He
tried to get into his wife's room,
but was forced back by scorching
flames. He went to "the Window
and screamed for help.
Neighbors heard him,, and a
call was Sent for the fifedepart
merit. The neighbors' tried to get
a ladder but couldn't find one.
The firevas gaining headway all
the tinie, and Barbaro's room was
in flames long bdfb'rethe fire de
In desperation Barbaro threw
his son from the window. Neigh
bors caught the boy and saved
his liffe 'Barbaro-himself jumped
a moment later. He also was
Firemen arrived with ladders.
They tried to get into the rear
room where Were Mrs. Barbaro
a.nd thechildren, but the fierce
heat drove them back time and
It was two hours before the
fire was beaten, and the firemen
were able tp enter the room. The
charred form of Mrs. Barbaro
was found near the window. She
was clasping her five months old
baby to her breast. The bodies
of he other children were found
in a heap at the head of the stairs,
where they' had been overcome b
Barbaro is hysterical today,
and twice has attempted to end
his life. ,-
BROADWAYITIS VICTIM ,
New York, Aug. 30. Broad?
wayitis has -claimed another vic
tim. Irvin W. Childs, 26, multi
millionaire, is dead in a sanitar
For five years Childs, with the
money left him by his millionaire,
father, blazed his way up and
down Broadway, and became
known as a spender.
" Hfs health was all shot to
pieces by his dissipations. Sev
eral months ago he left New York
for a sanitarium in the mountains
to take treatment for his nerves, i
He promised to "come back."
Childs will never come back.
He leaves a 19-vear-old wife.
from whom he has been separated
several times, lhe last parting
between them was six months
ago, and after a reconciliation of
only two weeks the wife left him,
because, she said, seven chorus
girls were too many for one hus
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