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* " * forecast mad* at San Vrandaeo for thirty houw «ndlnx mlfalrht, De cember Six Eaa Franctsoa and ridnlty — Clcradr. unsettled weather Saturday. . with sbowerst llrht northwest wind*, chanc ing to aouthwwt. A. C MoaHIE, District Forecaster. VOLUME XCVII— NO. 31. CONVICTS AT FOLSOM ARE COWED IMonOIticers'Brave Stand Awes flie Desperadoes. Condition. ol Gnard Jolly Is FayoraWe, Say tlie Doctors. jGspisiii Mnphy Graphically De • scribss His Captnre by Ring . \ . leaders of Outbreak. Csedal Dloatrh to Tbe Call. SACRAMENTO, Dec 80. — Conditions '*£ . Folspm Prison to-day were In sin gular 'contrast to those which for sev .«ral days followed the successful out break of July 27; 1903. Then the pris oners sulked in their cells and howled ■.'like savage animals. To-day they were obfedlent and docile and went about their -work as If nothing had happened to intensify their desire for freedom! After the previous break those prison ers who expressed dissent to deeds of the conspirators were marked by their defiant comrades for abuse and even bodiiy harm. ; To-day groups of the convicts pub licly expressed tp Warden Yell their in dignation th'at the good repute of the . general, body of the prison inmates 'should have been lowerea in the eyes 'of the officers and the people of the State by the acts of a desperate £ew. Welcome as 'were "these assurances, the officers were old enough In experience with convict nature 1 to know that they . were not prompted altogether a epiflt. of loyelty, but ' were traceable Jn a large part to the fact that of the eeven- convicts who tried to. escape yes "ie£day w a£ternobn three He star^Snd cold 6n morgue stabs and four maimed *.nd dying me'n occupy hospital cots. \ -A new -order of things prevails at the pepitentiary now, and the thousand in mates know it to a man. A year ago all an escaping prisoner'needed to shield .Mmself from his pursuer's, bullets was tfte person of a captured officer. The events of yesterday have proved that 3f it 'is necessary to imppm-vlje lives of the prison officials to i--*"2>i. break lhe -extreme measure must not be avoided. . • " x; JOLLY RESTS WELL. The two officers, Captain of the Cfuard R. J.. M urphy and Guard Charles Jolly, shot yesterday "because they, were .ii» the nay of bullets intended for mu ilhous convicts, are resting comforta bly *in their "quarters to-night. Mur phy's knife bruises in the back and giancing bullet wounds in the thigh are painful but not serious. Guard Jolly rested well during the day, and Dr. C. F* Giadtiingr reported to "Warden Yell this evening that the sufferer!* pulse Jf strong and his condition favorable to' recovery. The bullet wound through f.h» neck and Jaw, though alarming -In ejTpenranoe. involves no vital pact, and the surgeons ho # pe that blood poison ing may be. averted,. ' Coroner Gormley to-nigkt •. conducted inquef ts at the prison upon the -bodies jot.H.C. Hill. D. J. Quinlan and Antonio Morales, the three- convicts killed by •the guards while attempting to escape. In fcach ;case a number of residents of the town of Folsom comprised the "Jury. 'Warden Yell, Guards < Harris and Mc- Dt»iaid arrl Prison Surgeon Gladding rtihearfcod th«- story of the attempted "break and the circumstances of the death*. In each* case the Coroner'* Jury returned a verdict that deceased had come to his 'death at. the hands of guards in the discharge of their duty. The left a*m of Convict Francisco Tuljada fe-as amputated this evening In 'in effort to save his life. He was chot several times in this arm and in the body, but it is believed he will re cover. Warden YCll regards Daniel Kelly as the most dangerously wound ed of the convicts. His bones were shattered in several places by rifle balls Rnd he was shot twice through the in testines, it Is thought he will die. Convicts J. TV'. Findley and Charles Carson will probably recover, although the condition of all the wounded men is more cr less eerious. PLANS OF CONVICTS. Swathed in bandages, on a hospital cot, Convict Findley told Warden Yell of the course the convicts Intended to follow had they succeeded In taking a guard post. A 6tory had been sent out thai the conspirators had so timed the break as to enable them to board the prison locomotive on its arrival at the <juaxry and Epeed toward the town of Folsom. Findley declared that the in tention of the plotters was not to take the locomotive, but to strike directly for the American River, which runs alonz the prison grounds and wade across the shallow stream to the wood ed shore on the other, side and thence strike for the open coiftitry. Warden Yell believes Findley's story. The warden to-day caused Convict (Kid) Thompson to be locked up In a dungeon for attempting to stir up a Bentiment against the Warden and uruarus because of yesterday's tragic happenings. H. Hernandez was also cent to the dungeon because his sledge hammer was found to be the one which Continued on Pacts 2, Column S. The San Francisco Call. MOVING BOG WIPES OUT A VILLAGE Sweeps Down With out Warning on Homes; Terrible Disaster Occurs in Ccnnty Roscommon, Ireland. Well Tilled Farms Are Buried Under Peat and Water and Tenants Narrowly Escape Death. Soeelal Dispatch to The Call. LONDON, Dec. 30.— Graphic details are now being received of the devasta tion, caused by a moving bog in the county of Roscommon, Ireland. The bog. which Is known as that of Cloon shlever, is three miles from Castlerea. When It began to slide it moved three quarters of a mile in a few days, cov ering everything in its way with peat and water to a depth of eight or ten feet. On Lord de Freyne's French Park estate, the peasants*are surrounded on all sides with miles 'of bog and water. Sad is the story of the hamlet of Cloonshiever with Its forty or fifty little one-Btory whitewashed cottages. Last Saturday an immense bog which overhangs the valley, without any pre vious warning, swept down on them like an avalanche. The first Intimation the villagers had of this visitation was. when the bog stuff was dashing in the doors of the houses so rapidly that It was with the. greatest difficulty that many of the unfortunate people escaped with their lives. ' : '; . ' A. visit to th> scene of. the .disaster ■showed the mountain' which Is eleven or twelve miles in extent, rent and toriras if by an earthquake. The mov ing portion was about three hundred yards square and had been carried fully three-quarters of a mile. The ruin and destruction which such a mass has left in Its train can be more easily imagined than described. Many, of the houses have wholly disappeared, while all that .is to be seen of others is a chimney top here and there. leaf less trees mark the spot from which well tilled farms have disappeared practically forever. At one point a lake of about ten or twelve acres has been formed in the last few days by the pent up moun tain streams. Unless some means is speedily adopted to drain off this water it w-lll undermine the entire bog and a disaster of an overwhelming nature may be anticipated. It would be im possible to exaggerate the miserable condition of the villagers. Houseless and penniless they wander about the scenes of their former homes .with nothing hut want and starvation fac ing them and their families. WOULD BAR AMERICAN" ;':. ■ y .: MONEY FROM OANADA BUI to Be Introduced In Parliament Making Its Circulation a Crime. MONTREAL., Dec. 30.— Robert. Bick erdike, member of the Dominion Par liament from St. Lawrence Division, Montreal, and vice president .of. the Hochelaga -Bank, will at the next ses sion ' of Parliament introduce a bill making It a criminal offense- to circu late United States' money of any kind, bills or silver. In Canada. MANY BELGIANS KILT/FTP . BY FIERCE HURRICANE Deadly Work Also Done by a Violent Storm in the North of Germany. BRUSSELS, Dec. 30. — Many per sons were killed or injured in Belgium. by a terrific hurricane to-day, which also caused much damage to prop erty. BERLIN. Dec. 80. — During a vio lent storm in North Germany four persons were killed and a number In jured by collapsing walls. TWO BRITISH SHIPS c COLLIDE WITH STEAMSHIP Break Away From Their Moorings at Antwerp During a Hurricane and - Do Considerable Damage. ANTWERP, Dec 30.— The British ships Red Rock and Walden Abbey, both at this port, destined for San Francisco, broke away from their moorings during a hurricane to-day and collided with and badly damaged the Belgian steamer Sambre. Kussia and. Britain Sign 1 Agreement. ST. PETERSBURG, Dec. 30.— An agreement has been signed by Sir Charles Hardinge,. the Bmbassador of Great Britain, and Foreign Minister Lamsdorff. 'precisely similar to ,the American-Russian* agreement of last summer, whereby, Joint stock and oth er companies ; domiciled In either coun try are recognized as having ; a legal •xistence In , the other country, and are permitted; either to bring or defend ac tions in the law courts. SAN FRANCISCO,: SATURDAY,^ 31, 1904. BARD WILL N0T GO TO SACRAMENTO Puts Public Duties Before Private Interests. , Places Entire Confidence In His Friends in Sen atorial Fight. Intends to Remain in. Washington to Look After. Legislation for California. Special Dispatch to Th« Call. WASHINGTON, Dec. 30.— Senator Bard will not visit Sacramento Or Cal ifornia during this session of the Legis lature, notwithstanding the contest for his seat in the United States Senate is on. •■'..-'•';• "Friends who are looking out for my interests there have" . advised .me by wire that it would be desirable. for me to be there at least for a few days prior to the balloting," said Senator" Bard. in an interview to-night, "but I cannot see how I can go there. I could not take the risk in the first place of neglecting my public duties to look after my personal interests, and in the second place I would not be Justified in doing so unless there-was a great ne cessity apparent. I am satisfied that my friends will look out for me in. my ab sence quite as well as though I were there. I therefore do not see the neces sity, though it would be very '. gratify ing to me to meet the members of the Legislature, many of whom, I do not know, and I realtee.; that it Would .be more satisfactory to my . friends '• ttho. are urging my. candidacy. V : \ » ;■ "But.here we are in the midst'of-a session of Congress, one-third of which Is already gone and with a j great deal of what I deem j very important work still to be transacted. The statehood bin is coming up immediately. I feel very strongly in this matter of securing for the West a larger quota of repre sentation in Congress. I have taken* a position on the .statehood bill in the committee that I feel I should main tain on the floor. I am the only Repub lican member on the committee opposed to the bill, and long ago "gave notice in the time of Mr. Quay and his omni bus bill— that it could not get through if it needed my vote. Besides this there are a number of other matters especially important to California that have been referred to the Committee on Irrigation, of which I am chairman. Among these is the report on the Gov ernment's reclamation work on the Colorado" River. There were important matters also before other committees of which I am a member, especially of Public Lands and Indian Affairs. These are public duties, and however gratify ing it would* be for me to, meet the members of the CallfornlafLegislature at this time. I do not feel that I could take the risk of neglecting my duties." CONTEST FOR SENATOR. Bard and Flint Forces Active In Be half of "the Candidates. Many members of the Legislature who have come here within two days will leave town this evening for Sacra mento. Bard, Flint and Knight head quarters In the capital city will be opened to-night. Yesterday Senator Bard wired from Washington, Di C, to one of the man agers of his campaign that : he could not be in Sacramento before the ballot ing began. Quite a number of Senators and Assemblymen visited the Bard headquarters in the Mutual Savings Bank building yesterday. Bard men were also numerous at the. palm court of the Palace Hotel. E. O. Gerberding and Frank . J. . Brandon of the Bard forces are confident that the Senator is gaining votes. It is claimed that Bard's strength when the, balloting begins will surprise the politicians who have been taking their "tips" from the Demo cratic press. • . . Frank P. Flint and the promoters of his candidacy are making an active and somewhat enthusiastic, campaign. Leaders In the Flint camp claim that their candidate will take the lead on the first ballot. A report last evening that four members of the Alameda del egation have resolved to vote for Flint gave upward tendency to the stock of the Los Angeles aspirant. Gossip under the palms was . to the effect that Gov ernor Pardee had given - a hint favor able to Flint. Close friends of the Gov ernor, . however, insist that he is abso lutely neutral. Assemblymen . Estudillol of Riverside, David T. Perkins of Hueneme, W. A. Johnstone of San Dlma's," E. M. Pyle of Santa Barbara, Warren M. John of San Luls^Obispo, E._T. Manwell of Wheat land and J. R. r Dorsey of Kern, and Senators Howard' A. Broughton of Los Angeles, C. B. > Greenwell of Santa Bar bara and John M. Anderson of Orange are among the Bard supporters in the city. ." . < The Flint column was reinforced yes terday by the arrival of Senators C.W. Pendleton and Henry Carter and As- Continued ; on ■ Page . 2, Column 7. WOMAN SUFFRAGE MOVEMENT INDORSED BY THE TEACHERS PLATT SAYS HE IS STILL IN POLITICS Has No Intention a Resigning Prom ) the Senate, ? NEW YORK, Dec. 30.— "I. never- re tire when "Other people try to force me to retire," said- Senator 'Platt to-day, when Informed that- there was, a rumor that former Governor Black is : to suc ceed him' in the [Senate. "I probably shall remain in the United States'Sen ate as long as I can. I had entertained the thought - of resigning if " Black had been elected in Senator Depew's place. I was as much interested in the return of Depew as if I myself had been the candidate." When asked what effect the return of Senator Depew would .have- on. the organization, Senator Platt said, "I do not 8e*e that It will have any particular effect." "Your friends are saying that .you now will resume active leadership '■ of the organization," It 'was suggested. "It Is useless to discuss a' matter of that character at this time," said the Senator. "Do you expect to j confer : with G ov ernor Odell over " organization mat ters?" . "I do not knowwhat I. Bhould^confer with him about," said Mr. Platt "I may see him. 1 I suppose he will send for me. I expect to see Speaker Nixon before the organization of the . Legisla ture." * • ; -- "Will you have- any recommenda tions with reference to committee places?" he was asked. . "I am always Interested in good . gov ernment. Thave a little .list of recom mendations that I shall 2 make to Mr. Nixon and to. the Governor." Senator Depew and Louis Payne called at the office of Senator Platt to day and the three had a private "con ference,, it is supposed, over the result qf the ' Senatorial contest. Payne has been represented to . be a stanch sup porter of ex-Governor Black's -"candi dacy. Payne,' after the conference, said: ... . "I am glad to see Senator Depew win •ut, and I; have congratulated him and told Senator Platt" that it was all right. Senator Platt and I have been • friends for forty years. I' have been advising Governor Black 1 for six months . that it would be had policy for him to", enter the race! and", neglect his ■ business. ' I never believed that' he would make the race. Everybody Is satisfied, and har mony "prevails" in \ the party."' FINDS DEATH INSTEAD -, OF} HEALTH HE ■ SOUGHT Ruf us • /Walbridge, •' a ' Ranch Owner of Coviriai' Passes Away. In -..■ '■'. El Paso; " EL PASO, Tex., Dec, 30.— Rufus J J; Walbridge, ; who came . here six months ago - f rom ; Covlna;, Cal., if or the benefit of ; his health, , died suddenly, early to day as trie result bf heart . failure.' . He owned a large branch ; near Covina, and his ;. wife, who ' is now;. there, has i been notified. J.-M.;. Walbridge, a son. Is an officer on" the local police forces ; EDUCATORS OF STATE "WHO TOOK PROMINENT PART IN DELIBERATIONS .' OF. THE CONVENTION OF TEACHERS WHICH ADJOURNED YESTERDAY IN. SAN JOSE AFTER* A WEEK DEVOTED TO SCHOOL AFFAIRS. RESTORES SPEECH TO YOUNG GIRL Philadelphia- Priest Cures Wliere Pliy ', sicians Fail. , PDeclal Dispatch tp The Call. 1 TRENTON, N. J., Dec. 30.—Practical ly, without the power of speech since early last August, Miss Mary Dickson, daughter of Mr. and ., Mrs. William Dickson of , South Warren street, this city,. Is , now talking . and singing and laughingas well as ever. Her recovery is ; attributed to the prayers and inter cession of an Assyrian priest in Phila delphia. / ; The; girl i had previously failed of re lief, although she had been treated by several Trenton physicians. The medi cal men said she was suffering from acute , nervous disorders and that it might take | years before she could be i cured. A, neighbor,. Policeman Patrick O|Hara of the second district police squad, told the girl how he had been cured of rheumatism by Father . S. Corkemas of Tenth and Ellsworth streets. Philadelphia, and finally pre vailed upon her to visit the priest. The clergyman prayed for her and made ap plications of the relic of St. Marion, after which the girl . returned home. This morning she said she could talk as • well as ever, and demonstrated the fact '- by addressing the members of her family. LONDON POLICE ARREST >?*■*. v INTERNATIONAL FORGER Cnpture : Two; Men Who Have Been ■ Making Spurious Five-Pound Bank of England Notes. LONDON, Dec. 30.— The city police to-day arrested two important mem bers of an V international gang which for two or. three ; years 'is J alleged r to have been conducting extensive forger ies In five .pound Bank of England notes.,. Large quantities of the notes, it^ is [said, have been circulated '% in America and on the Continent.. One of :.the"V men arrested is an He Is charged ' with ; being the manu facturer of : the notes. The police are shadowing a number of , foreigners who are believed to be k in London, the object\of "obtaining fresh supplies of the "counterfeits. • • THE THEATES1, ,J . . . - -1 ALCAZAR— "Old Retdaloenr." CALIFORNIA— "Shore Aertf .** „ COLUMBIA— 'The; Sultan of Bula." CENTRAL— 'The Heart of Chicago." CHUTES-^Vauderine. FISCHER" B— Vaudeville, GBANI>— "The Darling of tte Ooda,~ MAJESTIC— "A Contented woman," ORPHEUM— Vaudeville. TIVOLI— "Klitt Dcdo." Matinees at all .theaters to-dar. Female Educators Want the Legislature to Give Them the Right to Vote. Strong- ResolMtfloe Adopted Special Dispatch to The • Call. SAN ; JOSE.^Dec. SO.— The California Teachers' Association closed Its ses sions this afternoon, ending one of the greatest weeks j in . the . history, of edu cational movements on ; the Pacific Coast. It : brought : together; about 1200 teachers -from all parts of the State, and much good and /benefit will result from their discussions of 'matters per taining to the schools. At no time "did interest lag in the 1 proceedings, and although It, rained hard this afternoon the assembly hall' was taxed to its ca pacity to seat the jf *ung. women who braved the storm. An Innovation', this year and one that:, has prtjved. a great success was the meetings of five of th« county institutes, which met . here at the time of the State meeting. The Elementary School Association held an Interesting meeting this fore noon; The programme opened with an artistic drill in physical training by a claesof seven little girls, finder the su pervision of ■ Miss Alice Basler ' of # the State Normal School. The committee on the constitutipn made a report'by which it amended the instrument presented yesterday by con ferring membership to the members of the California , Teachers*. Association! The report was adopted. A symposium of laymen on , "What Has Society a Right to Expect i From the Elementary Schools" followed. Mrs. Rachel Hester Tuck of Cupertin* han dled the subject j from a parent's de mand; Joseph D. Radford, a banker of San Jose, from the, business worftl's de mand ; [ John E,' Richards from the State's demand; J. O. Hayes from the general demand,! and Rev. Thornton A. Mills of the . Second Presbyterian Churchi from, the religious demand. Mrs. Ella M." Case rendered two vocal solos. Dr. M. E. Blanchard, the new president," was then installed and made a few remarks. iBSi HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS. The High' School Teachers' Associa tion met this morning and listened to the following Interesting papers: "The School as a Social Center." M!t» L. B Brldgman, California School of Mechanlcai Arts. -;■-■ ' : - t , . . "The High: School as a Training School for Citizenship," Herbert Lee. Mountain View Hlrh School , "Formal Discipline." Dr. E. C. Moore, Uni versity of; Cajlfornia. The . California Teachers' Association met in its final' session this afternoon at 2 o'clock. The hall was filled. After a solo by' Mr. Pinard the meeting at once took up. the business before It. • The Council of Education reported through Secretary McClymonds. It recommended that . a constitutional amendment be ; submitted >to the people making it possible to. elect members of boards of education and trustees for six years, and also the , enactment bf legislation so that not more than one half the . terms "of the_ members shall expire. In: any one year.' If teachers have riot been notified before May that their services . are - terminated they should be "considered elected for another year. It recommended that the manuals of . history and teaching as reported by committees \ be - printed . and circulated among the teachers and that the execu- PRICE FIVE CENTS. tive committee be directed to furnish the council with sufflciemt funds to print these manuals so that they may be available for the use of the teach ers. RURAL SCHOOLS. ■ The committee recommended the adoption of the following resolution relative to rural school supervision: R*»olv-d. That l«gislatlon be h*d that will make It possible for each County Superinten dent la the Stats. In counties havlnj ttfty teachers or mora, to appoint a deputy county ruperlntedent of schools, the salary of oacil deputy to b* fixed by th« Leslslaturs, but In no Instance to b« less than $750 per annum. The traveling «zp«nae« of inch deputy, whlla eng-a?ed In the. work of supervision, to bo al lowed. • "^ The question of supervision of schools .was referred to an expert committee of seven members, three t>f which are to be ' appointed by the council and four by the president of the California Teachers' Association. It recommend ed that the president appoint the mem bers at once so that the important question may be definitely settled with out delay. The following resolution In reference to equal political rights of women was submitted to the council and adopted and It was recommended that the asso ciation take favorable action. Whereas. A bill Is to be Introduced la th« legislature at Its coming' session to submit to the people at the next general "Auction an amendment to> the State constitution giving to woraen'-equal political rights with men. Resolved. That we, tae members of the council of education, heartily Indorse the above bill u a measure of Justice and as one tending to advance the educational Interests of the State. Resolved, That we further recommend to the State Teachers' Association the passage of a similar resolution. COMPUIiSORY EDUCATION. The following action relative to need ed . school legislation was recommended by' the council: ■ That . the compulsory education law be amended »o as to make It obligatory upon beards of education and boards of trustees to enforc* the same; that a pupil of. fourteen years or oader be compelled to attend school thjrty-two . weeks or the entire term; that school revenue derived. from the State be ap pcrttoa»d to counties on the same general basis that the county superintendent appor tions funds to the district; that Increased revenue for use of schools be provided by increased taxation of both the State and cou.i ty; that a constitutional amendment be sub mitted to permit evening schools la the State school system; that provisions be made In the lair for county Institutes to unite In holding their annual institutes; that provision be made for - additional funds for the use of county Institutes; that the law of vaccination be so amended as to charge health authorities with Its ' administration Instead of educational au thorities. ~ ! The' report stated that the president had . appointed D. S. Snedden. H. M. Bland and J. TV. LJnscott the three members of the committee of seven on the matter of rural school supervision, to report to the council at its next meeting. 1 MANT RESOLUTIONS. "With the exception of the resolution part referring to the Increased school revenue the report was adopted as read. The reason the other part went over 'was because the resolutions com mittee had covered the subject. The report of the committee on reso lutions was read by Professor Ltnscott of Santa Cruz. It emphasized belief in State^ county, city and local taxation for support .of. our system of public schools, beginning with the kindergar ten and ending In a free State nnivae sity; In the consolidation of weak rural school^ by means of free transporta tion jto pupils to central graded schools; in national school supervision; in 'school libraries and well paid and well trained teachers; the organizing of high schools wherever they can be properly? supported; that teachers should be carefully selected and tenure of office be on efficiency ; belief in pop ular local self-government of schools. The code of professional ethics adopt ed by the California State Teachers' Association in 1901 Is reaffirmed and the support of It was urged. The following: resolution was Included in the report: •Whfinss. It seem* of vital Importance thai nor* money be appropriated for the support of the schools of this State; therefore, be It Resolved, That a committee of flv« be ap pointed Immediately by the president of this association to .consider legislation needed t-» procure the Increase of the salaries of the teachers of the State and to prepare such bills, to be presented to the Legislature, as In the judgment • of the committee wtu secure that end. EQUAL) SUFFRAGE. The resolution presented by ths Council of Education relative to rural school tupervlsion was indorsed; also that In regard to equal suffrage. The report stated that as the study of education if pursued effectively must employ the laboratory method. It. is: urged that the State Teachers* "Association urge the necessity for the immediate establishment of such 'a practice school at the .University of California as an indispensable Instru ment in the professional preparation of teachers for the schools of the State. After having declared that it be comes essential that provision should be made in the lower schools to pre pare the youth for the higher Instruc tion In agriculture, the . association fa vors the. extension of nature study and instruction in the elements bf agricul ture throughout the schools of the State and requests that the Leg islature enact laws which shall permit these subjects to be tatight. The report also contained the foHow ing: A« dtlsens deeply Interested In the welfare of Contlnned on Pa«o 2, Column ft.