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VOLUME CX.— 42.
FLEE CITIES BY
SHIP AND TRAIN
Flames Destroy Oscoda, Mich.,
Kand Jump Across River
to Au Sable
Passengers in Relief Cars Say
Women and Children Were
Three Other Towns Are Threat
ened by Wind Driven Blaze
BAY CITY, Mich., July 11.—Oscoda,
76 miles north of Bay City, has been
completely wiped out by fire; Au Sable,
across the river, is now on fire and the
1.800 inhabitants of both are being
taken on board a steamer that arrived
at Au Sable and on a train made up of
freight cars picked up in the Au Sable
and Oscoda' freight yards, while an
other train is being sent from East
Tawas to take away refugees.
They will be brought to East Tawas
and here. A lineman succeeded in get
ting around the fire and tapped the
wires four miles south of the town. He
said there had been no loss of life.
The fire started at Cheboygan,, where
fire in a mountain of sawdust which
has been burning for weeks got be
yond control yesterday, is now in a
furious blaze, but it is not known
whether there is danger to the city.
Lewiston, Alger and Turner, all north
of here, are in danger from forest fires.
The Alpena and Oscoda fires were not
due to forest fires, but from fires orig
inating in slabyards.
Forty cars and two brlges on the
Michigan Central railroad near Gray
ling were burned this afternoon.
The first train from the flreswept
town of Au Sable to reach East Tawas
tonight brought rumors of the loss of
several lives. —'
One hundred persons were aboard
the rescue train. They said several
women and children were suffocated by
the dense smoke and others lost life
in the flames.
Loss in Alpena $400,000
ALPENA, Mich., July 11.—A disas
trous fire broke out here this afternoon
in the logs on. the bank of Tunder Bay
river, Just west of the Moanch tannery.
A fierce west wind spread the flames
Into the bark piles of C. Moanch & Sons*
company, thenec to their leachhouse,
hidehouse and carpenter shop, making a
total loss of the buildings.
The fire then spread, to the cedar
yard of Frank Christian, totally de
stroying it. At this point one of the
city's fire engines was destroyed. Doctor
Wilkinson's residence was burned, and
the fire then Jumped about three blocks,
destroying one dwelling and damaging
When this fire was sent south by a
Detroit and Mackinac train the fire was
still burning fiercely, but was thought
to be under control. The property loss
was estimated at *400.000.
PLAYERS OWN LIFE
LIKE ROLE IN PLAY
OAKLAND, July 11.—Ethel Barry
more, who arrived here today from Los
Angeles, where she began suit for abso
lute divorce from Russell Griswold Colt
through her attorneys in New York,
continues her attitude of strict silence
concerning her case. Miss Barrymore,
both at the theater and at her hotel,
denied herself to all callers, who were
referred to her manager. All telephone
calls were required to be left In writ-:
ing, and every means was taken to
guard her from inquiries. -
She opened tonight in a two nights'
engagement at the Macdonough theater
in the double bill, "Alice Sit by the
Fire" and "The Twelve Pound Look."
both plays by J. M. Barrie. An enthusi
astic house greeted her appearance and
the uniform excellence of her perform
ance betrayed no evidence through her
art of any discomposure on account of
her marital upset. The fact that the
action was brought In New York, where
divorces are obtainable only on statu
tory grounds, leaves open to conjecture
the identity of the co-respondent, but
thus far no word giving any clue has
There is an interesting romance be
tween the part which Miss Barrymore
has assumed by her action and the role
she plays in "The Twelve Pound Look."
The play concerns a woman who is dis
satisfied with her :.'■ husband and sur
reptitiously earns £12 in order that she
may secure her freedom. Miss Barry
more (said to be the .most highly re
munerative actress after Maude Adams
on the Frohman books) -will not have
to fulfill that requirement", for her in
come is not far from $50,000 a year, and
she is more than '-* independent of her
husband's millions. - . .
Meanwhile her > manager, B. Frapk,
also refused to talk, except to say that
she would continue her coast tour and
would not return to. the * east until the
latter part of this month. As for the
divorce he professed himself absolutely
Ignorant, even-as to whether the suit
bad been filed. • •. ,
MISSING BERKELEY BOY
IS SOUGHT BY POLICE
: John Brokaw, 14 years old, has been
missing from his home at 2921 % Grove
j street. , Berkeley, since 4 July 4.?,' The
i parents of the boy have asked the,local
' police . to aid in , the search. for him.' •**
THE San Francisco CALL
Slaughter of 128,487
Seals Is Charged
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
WASHINGTON', July 11.—Hen
ry W. Elliott of Cleveland, 0..
a seal expert, charged before the
house committee on expenditures
in the department of commerce
and labor today that the North
American commercial company
illegally killed 128,478 yearling
seals, valued "approximately at
$5,000,000. while in control of the
Pribiloff islands. .' '
The company's lease recently
chairman of the committee, de
clares that the department of
justice will be asked to prose
cute the company if, after fur
ther investigation, the committee
reaches the conclusion that the
Elliott charges "can 'be substan
tiated. Other witnesses are to
be called in reference to the
charge madeby Elliott. Should
their stories bear out what the
seal expert said today, the tran
script of the testimony will be
sent to Attorney General Wick
ersham with the request that
proceedings be Instituted without
GIRL CRUSHED BY
Horses Frightened by Freight
Train Cause Death of San
[Special Dispatch to The Calf]
OROVILLE, July 11.—In a runaway
stage accident that occurred this morn
ing at the Western Pacific station of
Blalrsden, in the high Sierra above
Oroville, Miss Enid 'Williams of San
Francisco, the 18 year old daughter
of Mrs. D. Williams and sister of At
torney Evan Williams, met a tragic
death. The. girl's skull was fractured
under the overturned stage,, and she
died while being rushed on a special
train to Portola for medical assistance.
Miss Williams had been enjoying an
outing with friends near Blalrsden and
had ' driven to the •' station to j take a
train for Lake Tahoe. She was sitting
alone in the stage, awaiting the arrival
of the passenger train, when the horses
took fright at a passing freight and
started on a wild run down the moun
A short distance from the depot the
stage swung over the mountain side
and overturned, crushing Miss Williams
beneath it. When extricated she was
suffering from a fractured skull and in
ternal injuries. A 'special made up of
an engine and one freight car started
at once to convey her to Portola, but
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FOR PEACE PACT
Anglo-American Treaty Held to
Be Magnets for Other
WASHINGTON, July 11.—While at
taching full credence to reports from
Tokyo and London that the Japanese
and British governments are modify
ing their treaty of alliance to conform
with conditions which will. exist upon
the ratification of the Anglo-American
general arbitration treaty, the Japa
nese embassy here professed to have
had no confirmatory advices.
The state department also is in the
dark, but Secretary Knox confidently
expects that the Anglo-American
treaty will tend to impress upon other
nations the expediency of making a
similar treaty with the United States.
There; is an expectation, at the state
department that the return home of
Ambassador Jusserand will bring about
speedy ■ action by France, and; that Ger
many will show more than an academic
Interest In the subject when Ambassa
dor yon ißernstorff, whose t doubts re
garding the arbitration proposal have
been removed, personally brings the
matter before '• the German foreign
office. '.'.'.'' " "■ ' •.' '
PLOT TO KILL GUARD
Prisoner Tells of Plan to : Lib
. OAKLAND, July 11.—Charles Chlgine,
one of three former convicts arrested
yesterday for passing bogus checks and
committing thefts in this city, has con
fessed to Captain of Detectives: Peter
sen that, he entered into a plot with
John Howard,- a ? former San »'" Quentin
prisoner, to kill a Nevada penitentiary
guard. . ;".;• -jj.
■ - Howard .. was released from > ; San
Quentin last Friday and was taken to
the Nevada prison! to serve out a term.
Chlgine," while .' in * San -■ Quentin, prom-'
ised Howard that he would meet him
and.- the - Nevada :> guard ■_ on X the * train
: Friday." and } give 1 Howard • a revolver,
with * which the prisoner might' slay
the guard and escape. . . . ._?•--•_.'
.... Chlgine said the plot miscarried be
cause ; the} Nevada guard "took? Howard
away,. in -an s automobile, i and "* he x was
unable to reach his "pal" on . the train.
SAN FRANCISCO, WEDNESDAY, JULY : 12, ; 1911.
IN CRIME WORLD
Denounced by Naples Police Cap
tain, Who Braves Cageful j
, , _-_-
Accused Men Rage at Witness,
While Court Is Thrown
VITERBO, Italy, July 11.—Cap
tain Fabroni of the carabineers
of Naples, who has been inves
tigating the Ca*morra for '.years,
took the witness stand' today and de
nounced the organization as the great
est of all criminal associations. He
proved an exceptional witness, facing
the prisoners in the cage without a
tremor and giving testimony which em
braced the doings of the Camorra al
most from the beginning of its history.
The chief object .of the organization,
Fabroni ; said,. is blackmail and usury.
A typical example was found in the
Camorrlst Danna. ostensibly a cobbler,
who collected $160,000. Special mem
bers of the association, he said. intro
duce youths to women, who take them
to gambling' places, .where they lose
their money and run Into debt. - Then
the usurer completes the work. . Erri
cones, the alleged leader of the Camor
rlsts, continued the witness, .was, on
trial on such a charge.
"But he was acquitted!" shouted Law
yer Bovlo for the defense.
"Every one knows what acquittal
means in cases in which the Camorra
is concerned," retorted Fabroni. "Be
sides, the lawyer defending Erricone
was the brother of the president of the
court who acquitted him."
Court Is in Tumult
; This was the signal for a great tv-
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MME. EAMES TO BECOME
GOGORZA'S BRIDE TODAY
Civil Ceremony Will Be Followed by Church Serviced by
Special Permission of the Pope -
[Special Cable to The Call]
PARIS, July —Mme. Eames will
be married to Emilto de Gorgoza at
noon tomorrow ln the mayor's office
in the rue.d'Anjou.
The attorney general of France has
granted . them a special' dispensation
from the law requiring bans ' to ;be
posted at the mayor's office 10 day. be
fore the ceremony.
Still more'remarkable, the pope has
granted | a special dispensation per
BATTLE; SIX DIE
Forty-five Mexican J Rurales
Stand Off Maderist Force
• of 1,000
PUEBLA, Mexico, July 11.Four ru
rales and two -Maderlsts- were killed
and 24 : other persons were wounded at
Tienda de Rayada, near Metepeo,; Sat
urday, when 45 rurales stood off 1,000
Maderlsts. . ,
.The engagement resulted from a mis
understanding of the motives of the
maderlsts as they approached the town.
The rurales, believing that they In
tended ,to attack, fired, and ■ the Ma
derlsts replied. When the rurales real
ized their error, they, ceased firing.
Among the dead was a revolutionary
leader." ', . . ,/ -
PORTION OF STOLEN
Berkeley Thief Confesses After
BERKELEY, July 11.—Chief of Po
lice August Vollmer returned tonight
from Martinez with $100 worth of jew
elry which was stolen from the home of
Dr. C. J. Fredericks.. 3036 College" ave
nue, April 21, part of $400 worth of.loot
taken by Ed Davis, who is held in the
county jail at Martinez. Davis*, identity
as the Fredericks burglar was estab
lished by the use of finger prints found
on !;a!, jewel case in Fredericks' home.
Davis .confessed to Vollmer today that
he had committed. the crime. ,He has
also, confessed,; to two, burglaries com
mitted at: Antioch. ..* '.\ ■_.'.' ■ ■. ". j
AGED PETALUMAN,; NATIVE
~ OF IRELAND, IS DEAD
Michael Conniff Was a Prosper
-Xi ous . Farmer
[Special Dispatch' to The Cell] . "
PETALUMA, July • 11.'— Michael Con
niff, for many years a prosperous farmer
of this section,. died here today. !• He
was ; born in Athlene, County} Roscom
mon, Ireland. 78 'years ago. ' Conniff
was married in Petaluma in 1867 and
is! survived "by t the j following children:
Mrs. Thomas , Bryan and Edward," Mac,
Joseph and'.Willie Conniff of Petaluma.
She Says "That Man Has Tried
Every Scheme From Mines
Actress Sorely Peeved by the
Account of Her Entrance
Into British Society •
[Special Cable to The Call] '-,•".
LONDON, July 11.—Maxine Elliott, i
while atthe theatrical garden party
this afternoon, saw extracts' from Nat
Goodwin's memoirs and describing her
alleged efforts to break Into English
' society.'.'.'. .. _ ""1
The actress read it through, every
now and. then uttering ."' exclamations
and stamping her feet, and as she fin
ished furiously turned on her inter
viewer and;said: ■_.:'• 'S;. ■
"I am not surprised at anything.that
man does. He has tried , every money
making scheme, from mines to malice."
• The fair aMxlne's friends who saw ] ,
the article promptly proceeded to iden
tify the thinly veiled characters de- I
scribed by Goodwin. The Incident, is |
well remembered. here. The wife of the j
American mining man who;introduced : '
them . into , English ; society; was' Mrs. !
Samuel Newhouse. The duke '.referred !
to in the same paragraph'was. the duke j
of Manchester. The j guardsman whose j
conversation with -Maxine Goodwin said j
he oveheard was Captain Bagot Chester,
who Is familiarly knOwn as 'Bubbles." j
-' Maxine's British successes continue. -
She has recently been entertained by
the duchess, of Rutland,, the duchess
of Sutherland, ; Mrs. John ] Jacob Astor,
Sir Herbert and Lady Tree. '1
In fact, she informed the correspond
ent this afternoon' that she has decided
to abandon the production .of "The
Garden of Allah" in' America in order
to go ,to .India. for the durbar as the
guest of Sir j Hugh and. Lady Clifford.
Her ' place "in "The Garden jof Allah*
will be taken by her sister, Gertrude
mitting Mme. Eames, a Protestant,to
be married in a Roman Catholic church.
So anxious is Mme. Eames to comply
■with religious forms that * the civil
ceremony 'will be followed by a re
ligious ceremony Thursday. The re
ligious ceremony will take place at
10:30 o'clock fin the morning at the
Church of St Pierre de ChaUlet
The couple will, go to -Germany for
a month's honeymoon, then will be
gin a concert tour.
POET RILEY GIVES
CITY LIBRARY SITE
Hoosier Makes Present on What
* He Believes Will Be His
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
INDIANAPOLIS, July 11.—The In
dianapolis board of school commission
ers received today , from James Whit
comb Riley, the hoosier poet, who has
been seriously * ill for ; several months,
a gift of property in the most fashion
able part of : the ; city, as , a site f for a
library and administration , building.
The value of the property is estimated
at $75,000, and if - the • present plans
carry, one of the" best libraries in the
middle west will .be located on the
property. * Riley believes that his death
is " not - far - away., • ; '*•■.■'
CHILD BURNED TO
DEATH WITH HOME
Father I Plunges Into Flames to
Save Another Member of
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
": SANTA BARBARA. July 11.—_colas
tic . Shoemak, 'aged; 3, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. William" Shoemak, was burned
to death this . morning In ;a fire that
destroyed the Shoemak home In Monte
clto. The residence was. used .In the
winter as the !dormitory of the Brad
bury school. ' _______
| The Are started while the family was
asleep, and it was through the bravery
of : Shoemak that his i wife and another
child were rescued. They were. sur
rounded by flames, through which Shoe
mak 1 had to . plunge to reach .them.' Mr.
and Mrs. Charles Stoney, visiting at the
home,. also had narrow escapes,] being
compelled to flee*, from the house ln
their night garments. .- ■ _;..„"«"•,';"■ '■.'*'•
The burned house cost about ? $4,000,
NATIONAL AIRS DECRIED
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Educators Plead For An American Anthem
Miss Katherine Devereau Blake of New York, insurgent candidate for
treasurer of the National Education association.
GATES JR. CHEERS FATHER;
DOCTORS ARE PESSIMISTIC
Next Forty-Eight Hours -Will See Crisis for Financier,
Who Is Critically 111 in Paris •'
[Special Cable to The Call]
;< PARIS. ..July 11. — The y arrival * of,
Charles G. ' Gates in Paris this after
noon was coincident with and the prob
able cause of a change for . the --better;
in the condition of his father, John W.
Gates. :I'-"- *•*■ *"•" ■"■!"• £* ';':^*r.
,'.'.This morning^ the physicians ; consid
ered .Gates', condition slightly worse, 1
but he seemed to be greatly'cheesedI,by-
the: sight of;his; son. "Accordingly the!
doctors are now more hopeful. • :,•,'.
Young Gates'traveled .here.at* high
GIRL IS DROWNED
Effort to Swim Without Water
Wings Is Fatal to Marie
[Special Dispatch to The Call] \ -
SAN. RAFAEL, July Marie J Jail;
naier, 14 years old, who lived at , 611
Majestic street, San Francisco,., was j
drowned * here today, while swimming
with some other children at a camp
ing ground norths of town.*.- * She had
been* swimming with water wings, but
when . she .decided " to 1 swim f t without
them, went ;to 1 the } bottom. . Cannon
Nelero, who * was \ swimming with her,
tried; to ,' rescue .'her,' but failed. L. The
body was found an hour; after the ac
cident'•>..-. ■•-•x*.- : -'X '■.'■•'.>.'.>:' -■
OAKLAND TO EXPEND ££#&
$592,000 ON SCHOOLS
Education Board Asks Council to
".'-'■; OAKLAND, July 11.—The;*.board? of
education requested the city council to
night to sell part of the" recently voted
school bonds. All ! the bonds for high
schools,' amounting) to $732,000, are to
be sold at once, and with the : money
the Fremont high school grounds will
be ,enlarged; and new high school sites
in East 1 Oakland r and Jat .Forty-ninth
street -arid Broadway will be purchased.
The manual training and commercial
high school.will also be erected on one
of the new sites.! For the purchase of
all the designated primary and gram
mar school sites bonds for $552,000 will
be sold. '< ■"; .*'■' xr '" ••'-". ' - "'■'■ *;- --i
.Bonds will also ~ be. issued *- for the
erection of a new Dewey , school, new
Peralta heights school and new College
avenue school. In all 8592,000 is to be
spent at i once i on: elementary schools.
The bonds for the . erection of other
schools -and', for additions to buildings
will be sold when the money is needed.
/SUMMONED; BY DEATH
:, BERKELEY, , July 11.Charles Gray,
a retired master'mariner,, died tonight
at his home, 1630 Prince street, aged 68
years. He had been ailing 'for, several
years. He .was a* native ;of Sweden} and
had. followed the sea. tbe I greater k part
of his life. ■ A widow and five s children
AY—Highest temperature, 60;
/ lowest Monday night, 52.
1 FORECAST FOR TODAY—Cloudy. with
sprinkles in the morning; moderate south wind.
est speed, fearing he would not' find his
father-alive., : r '<;.' X'.XX IXi «.,-*,■
Professor Roger, an eminent special
ist' is in dally consultation with Doctor
Gros, Gates' regular physician, j In ad
dition .there | have ( been . consultations
with Professor Wadel, one of the most
famous, specialists of Europe. \ These
three are making, every effort to- save
Gates' life, but unless marked Improve
ment is shown 'in v the next 48 hours
there will be little hope of* recovery.
KING AND CONSORT
SEE TROOP REVIEW
Also Assist at Opening of Dis
pensary in Dublin Estab
■-.'"'•-■' '■-. -■• ■ • ..-. .•-...
' lished by American ;
£ DUBLIN.* July.lY— King George and
Queen' Mary had another long list of
public engagements today and Dublln
ltes were present in full force at all of
them." The review of the troops at
Phoenix park 5] was the principal at
traction if the morning, while in -the
afternoon "his majesty opened the P. F.
Collier memorial, dispensary for the
prevention Jof tuberculosis "established
in memory- of the American by his son.
' GOOD ROADS MOVEMENT
Bond Election Suggested to Pro
; \ ' j* vide Needed Funds -
[Special Dispatch to The Call] I " ' '
;. SACRAMENTO, July 11.—-More than
100 .* representatives from . all' parts -of
the country ' launched < the good roads
movement .In Sacramento.today, p. They
adopted a resolution demanding the
calling of a bond election to raise from
♦3,500,000 to. $5,000,000 ttoi improve 1 293
miles of roads In the county/ An ex
ecutive committee * was ; appointed vto
plan .the * campaign* lit three 'districts.
The ; delegates also - decided to ; ask' the
state highway commission to include a
levee boulevard connecting, Sacramento
and .■ Sulsuri r through • the island * dis
tricts..: X. ;_,'■ > ■':-.,..- , -"', "..'... r;■ ',', ■"'
Larned Wakes Measure
■ - SEABRIGHT, K. J., July 11.— W. A.
Lamed, thai national champion, sur
prised lawn tennis followers today by
faulting to C. H. Gardner of California.
It Is understood he was averse to such
vigorous competition under 'the-try ing
weather conditions. In the* doubles
the national champion and his brother
E. ..■ P. Lamed.. defeated •>W. J. • Clothier
and G. L. Wrenn Jr., 7-5, 4-6, 6-3
-'- In - the . singles, for.. the . Achelle - cup,
M. H. Long, national . clay court• cham
pion :of California, defeated G. M.
Church Princeton. interscholastic
champion,. 4-6. 6-3. 6-2. A. S. Dabnev
of Boston defeated G. F. Touchard, 5-7,
6-3, 6-4.. •.-.-. -. , - ....' ,-< '
i. Long -and Gardner, in the doubles,
defeated Dabney >" and N. K. Niles • of
Boston. 6-3. 7-5. . R. D. Little and Karl
If Behr defeated. L. E. Mahan« and T.
H. 8e11,.6-4,*; 6-3. • •
PRICED FIVE CENTS.
11 ii i
"Star Spangled Banner, "Yankee
Doodle," "America," Bor
rowed, Says Sumner
SPEAKER IS ACCORDED
Political Situation in N. E. A.
Convention Unchanged, but
Pot Is Boiling
OLD GUARD HAS NOT YET *
CHOSEN STANDARD BEARER
ALL of our national songs were
given a bad name yesterday
before the National Education
association. And that imme
diately after the brass band, with a
stirring allegro movement, had gal
loped *throufh Meacham's "The Amer
ican Patrol," a composition which in
cludes "Hail, * Columbia," "Dixie,"
"Yankee Doodle" and other airs which
are supposed to instill into the Amer
ican people fortitude arid patriotism
.' The ■ shock came from Dean Walter
Taylor Sumner, a Chicago clergyman,
who is a -member of the Chicago
board of education and a prominent
factor in i the .civic. life of the city
from which comes so much of the
activity in the National Education as
sociation. *He was introduced to the
audience at Pavilion rink last evening
by Mrs. Ella Flagg Young, president
of the association, while the strenuous
cadence of "Yankee Doodle"' was
quick in the ears of the educators.
National Airs Decried
' 'The Star Spangled Banner' came
to us i through England as a drinking
son gof France, although it has been
immortalized for us by the stirring
words of Key; the hymn, 'America,'
was* * borrowed from England in 'the
time of William and Mary; 'Columbia'
is 'Rule, Britannia,' 'Yankee Doodle'
was a concert hall ditty, and 'Dixie,'
which will ever be popular with us, is
not quite a national anthem in spirit,"
declared Dean Sumner. He made a
strong plea for a national anthem of
' _ While Dean Sumner's remarks were
kindly received, they did not evoke
the applause that has always' greeted
the rendition by the bands of, the
nationa lanthems, which the cleric
.would have consigned to the music
racks of oblivion.. '
Teachers Sing War Songs
* Probably it is not yet time for the
National Education association to
relegate the standard war songs into
desuetude. There are a few old chants
which the members yet sing" when they
go about with their political cam
But yesterday was a time of peace
rather than of war.' In all parts of the
city, the members of the association and
the • teachers ■ met by departments * and
- - ■-. ■-...: ... ;
considered'matters of ' vital importance
to education, and In the evening,'at the
meeting in Pavilion • rink, which was
addressed '• by President Ella Flagg
Young, Alfred Roncovleri, superintend
ent of'schools of San Francisco, Dean
Sumner and President James H. Baker
of the University of Colorado, the only
note of war was the note of the war
songs and anthems to which the dean
so - eloquently objected. '
Joke Is on Educators
One of the topics of the departmental
sessions was of , the laggard child,'; the
"10 . o'clock ; scholar of the nursery
rhyme. The school laggard" was to be
discussed by; 9:30 o'clock by the de
partment of elementary education and
kindergarten education. By way, of
example It was nearly 10 o'clock before
the teachers, who at 9:30 o'clock were
to have discussed the school laggard,
arrived on,the scene. ; ;'.
ROUND TABLE ON
j; Conservation in all its; branches arid,
in ,Us broadest application was the,
topic of- discussion at the round > table
conference yesterday afternoon of the
department , of science instruction of
the > National Education association, A
large; gathering 'of educators thronged
Golden Gate hall H l, Sutter street, near
Steiner, and . listened to . speeches upon
various phases of i conservation by four