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ing that they had some dead or wound? ed. None was left on the Hold, how? ever. Tlio Associated Press corres? pondent found tw. oodles. One was full of bullet holes Another body had .icon rifled by vandals. General Navarro has not enforced the embargo on Americans crossing to atid from Juarez, and the town oper? ated Its saloons and gambling games as usual to-day. i'nlted States troops on the Toxas -:de nf the river had made extra prep? arations to prevent Americans getting near I he river If there was a battle In Juarez, but tlie precautions wore not necessary. There was no lighting this morning. The Insurrectot- and Fed? erals ceased their battle near Bauche Homo lime last night. ICarly to-d.ty Federal reinforcements ? :it out from Juarez met the Federals lettirn'lng from the field. The Federals arc keeping a strict watch over Juarez to-night- Sentries patrol the streets, and soldiers are in the trenches on the outskirts of the I own. Federal military officials are not looking for an Immediate attack, however, ?nd hiEiirrccto officials in Kl Paso are of the opinion that thero will be no lighting, at least until Go? mel's negotiations are concluded. The In? urrectos have Insisted that there is no danger of attack, and that Ma ? !? ro Is not close to Juarez. Party Are Killed. Ch'liuahua. Mexico, April 16.?Forty ir more Insnrrectos were killed and over 100 wounded In ft battle fought | etweun Saiiz and Santa Clara Canyon, ? bout fifty mll"s north df lirre, acoord 'iic to Federal couriers, who arrived to-day. The couriers ntought orders to have hospital cots ready for the Federal wounded. The Federals re? port live killed, but later developments are expected to change the figures. A i: umber of women and children are be? lieved to be among the killed. Coming across from Citsns Grandes on their way tu Ch'huiihuu with pris? oners under Genera! Luis Vu.tdcz, the Federjiis. followed by about 100 refugees, were attacked. Five hundred Insiirrcctos. under Gen ci'ils Oroisco and Villa, had been In? structed by Francisco Mndero to head ? ff the Cusas Grandes contingent, and possible capture and realesc the prisoners, The light occurred on a hacienda, as the prisoners, shackled together by ropes, and the women an?i children refugees, weary from the long tramp, wore st-.altcrri in a long broken line The Federals Immediately re? sponded with heavy firing and placed the prisoners and non-combatants un? der protection. The lighting continued f, : several hours and resulted in the j se.niitng north from here of General I K aba go, with ">00 rctnforemcn ts. j The extent of the llgnl became, known yvheri riderless horses arrived here I With evidences of ?? .vlng left the from | Iii a stampede. So far as is known, j none of Hie prisoner.-, among whom nre ! believed to lie many Americans, was! wounded, and none escaped, although | these statements are based on unolllcl.il j reports, Hope for Pence. Great hope for peace Is entertained j here because of the prospect of the ar? rival of Francisco Mndero. Sr.. father of the insurreoto leader. Fully aware nf his son's determina? tion not to ijtlit the war unless lie achieved the object for which the In? surrection was started ?a new election and withdrawal of President Diaz?the senior Madero. It Is believed, hardly would hazard a trip Into the interior unless in' had something definitely favorable to offer. A mere talk be? tween fatbei und sou as to the disas? trous effect of the war would result in nothing. Madero, jr.. has been much j i)eased with recent events In Mexico City, which he says have encouraged him and strengthen insurrecto pros? pects, lie told tin correspondent he would be glad to welcome his fntlier, but he was emphatic In his assertion that no sentiment or family consider? ation would Induce him to lay down anus. "it is not a family or personal inat and nothing but Hie triumph of ? i ? principles will induce us to quit," sa 10 S< noi Madero. <>rent l.nss of r.lf*> I'cured. [ -.tlal to The Times-Dispatch'. J Washington. April 10.?Dr. Vas<nioz Gerne;: was in constant communication to-day witli the Insurgent Junta at III Puso, Tex. who transmitted to him messages from the Insurgent army ad? vancing- on Juarez. Mindful of Hid incidents, of last week around Aguti Prlela^ ,15ru GonVez telegraphed a mes? sage, of warning to Iiis constituents to avoid injury to American lives or prop? erty. He was advised that the Insur rectos had mobilized practically their entire army in Chihuahua, under Francisco I. Mndero, Jr., to within striking distance of Juarez. The message that Dr. Gome;: sent to '.lie insurgent forces prevented the attack to-night on Juarez. He at? tached much Importance to the pause ?! the insurgents, and other Moxicans cire'w much hope from the occurrence. Senor Oscar Brnniff and Sonor Ksqulval Obrogon. two business men >f Mexico City, who came hero unoffi? cially to confer witli Dr. Gomez about pence., loft to-night for the camp of Francisco 1. Madero, Jr. Both men ?M? In conference with Dr. Gomez '??fore- they left and received pass? ports through the insurgent lines and 'Berry's for Clothes" SP fadein the UmT&cftofa B/eryth'ing Jot ?Hen's wear* LET THE EAGLE SCREAM. Special showing this week of ".Made, in the United States" clothing, hats, shoes and furnishings! Do you rcali/c how quickly this tariff talk and trouble about the high cost of living would disappear if wc all used only merchandise made in this country? Try it this week! American gloves. American neckwear. American shirts. American underwear. American hose. American pajamas. American hats, suits, overcoats and fancy vests made in this country from American wool, lined with the best silk in ihc world?American silk. And made by the best of the best tailors ? in the world?American tailors, of .out own ^election. letters of Introduction to tho rebel chief. They also called on Senor Do Zamaconu. the Mexican ambassador, to-day. The.y declined, however, to til sou ss the result ot their mission here, but it was learned rtiat. they were un? able to obtain anything definite Iii the way of peace conditions and decided to confer with the rebel chief in por son. Dr. Gomez was In communication wlUi Mexico City to-night in an effort lo bring Influence to bear on the Mex? ican government and avert a great lost !>f lifo at Juarez, which ho believes to bo Inevitable unless the federal gar? rison there is withdrawn or an armis? tice arranged. According to his ad? vices, the Federals ate outnumbered nearly two to one. and to-tnorrow al? most the entire Insurgent army will be concentrated within tho vicinity of Juarez. Dr. Gomez hopes that tho serious situation at Juarez may be averted by concessions from Mexico Oily. Aid From Itcd Cro.Mi. Washington. D. C. April 16.?Promp'. notion was taken to-day t>y tho Amer? ican National Red Cross Society on appeals for financial and medical as? sistance to relieve the soldiers wound? ed In the battle between tho insurie.' los and Mexican Federal troops, near Agua Prictii. last Thursday. Ai a con? ference held In the White House this afternoon, in which President Taft, as president of the lied Cross; Miss Mabel Boardmun, of the society's executive committee, und Charles t.. Magee, sec? retary of I he. .\atlomil Red Cross, par tlclpated, the president of tho Doug, las (Ariz.) Chapter of tho society way informed by telegraph U> draw upon the society's fund for $2,500. A dis? patch from Douglas stated there were a large number of wounded men nl Agua Prieta and some at Douglas, and these required prompt medical atten? tion. The society's funds will be u*ed In obtaining medicine and other nec? essaries for these Injured soldiers. At the same time orders were sent to Los Angeles, Cal., dispatching from there six trained nurses lor P.od Cross work In Mexico with tho wounded and two nurses were ordered from San Dlt-go, Cal.. to Douglas. Call for Volunteers, Mexico City, April 16.?A general call for volunteer' soldiers lo servo for a, period of six months was posted In i Ibis capital to-day. The call Is tiiadu to all c.zens between the ages of! eighteen and forty-live years, who de slro lo lend their services to tho coun t ry. In addition to the regular army. In? cluding such volunteers as may bo se? cured, tho War Department has at its! disposal humorous volunteer organlza- j Hons maintained by wealthy planters, mine owners and others. Dally tho government Is offered tho ; services of these men, and while the cases of their acceptance have been i rare, tlio department can at any time, i by availing Itself of these proffers, increase its fighting forco to tho ex? tent of many thousands. This activity In the War Department overshadows to-day the much-tolkefi of plans for peace. Both Mexicans and Americans In the. capital were Inclined to believe that the end of tho revolu? tion is still far off. Officially, Mexico Is not treating with tho rebels. Day I by day the desire for peace grows j greater, and government oitlcials, and No married 'woman's happiness Is comploto without children; Bho yoarns with the deeper longings of her nature for tho joys of mother? hood. But women who bear children should prepare for the coming of baby by properly caring for their physical systems. Mother's Friend is the expectant mother's greatest help. It is a remedy which prepares tho mu&cles and tendons for the unusual strain, renders tho ligaments supple and elastic, aids in expanding the skin and flesh fibres, and strengthens all the membranes and tissues. It is especially valuable where tho broasts are trouble? some from swelling and congestion, and its regular use will lesson tho pain ana danger when the little one comes. Women who use Mother's Friend are assured of passing the crisis with safety. It is for sale at drag stores. Write for free book for expectant mothers. BEADFIELD EEQULATOR CO., Atlanta, Qa? URIC ACID SOLVENT, Broad Rock Water FROM Holly Lithia Springs Guaranteed by Mollv Lithia Springs Co. under National Food and Drugs Art, June 30, 1906. Serical No. 30.533. Officially endorsed by the Great American Druggists' Syndicate. Phones: Monroe 477 or Monroe 478. business meii hope that tho unolllclal negotiations bosun ut Washington may bear fruit. I Miniatur Do La Harra to-tlay ex? pressed tho belief tnat u compromise may bo effected.' Tho necessity of tho call for volun? teers has been created not alone by the activity of the revolutionists In the North. Throughout the uountry. excepting In a few Stales, tho move? ment bus grown with striking rapid? ity, especially in tho southern part of tho republic, The greatest activity has been displayed in tho slates of Ta? basco. Yucatan and Pueblo, Last week It was reported that' Bari Juan Bnutlsta. the capital of the statu of Tabasco, was In danger of capture. This was continued to-day by consular roports. According to these reports, tho. rebels yesterday took possession of .lalapa. twenty miles from the capi? tal. TWIN PLUNGES Two Aged Women and Baggage master Are Hurled to Death. Elizabeth. X. J., April 1G.?The Lake wood Filer of tho Now Jersey Central ] Railroad plunged through a. crowd ol j several hundred persons about to board a local train at the Elizabeth Avenue j Station here to-night, scattering thorn right und left, and kllloditwo agted wo? men and a baggagemastor who tried to rescue thorn. The ncad are: Mrs. Ann Eliza Stone, aged eighty seven, of Rivorheud, L. I; Mrs. Anna Cosgrove, who was a daughter of Mrs. Stone, aged sixty, ot Beiport, N. J. Edward S. Saundcrs, of Point Pleas? ant. N. J.. baggagot'naater of the local t rain. Sannders heard the roar of the on? coming express and shouted a warning which cleared tho track ot those flock? ing across it to tho standing local train, with the exception of Mrs. Stone and Mrs. Cosgrove. The latter saw the ap proaching train, and tried to assist her mother, whoso step was slow because uf age and initririitlcs. to safety. When the express was almost upon them, the baggagemastor leaped from his .coach and ran towards them as if to drag them with hint across the tracks. The train caught the trio squarely In tb? [?enlre of the tracks and hurled them thirty feet, mutilating their bodies and spattering their blood upon the cloth? ing of half a dozen or more women who had narrow escapes. WIFE RECOVERS MONEY LOST IN GAMBLING (.Spec ial In The Times- Pispatch. 1 Big Stone Gap. Va? April 16.?A ver? dict ot great interest was hand od down In tho Circuit Court of Wise county, which Is now in session, in the case if Sullle Garrison vs. P. II. Bustle, In Ihe recent congressional race In this district. Mnlvin Garrison bet BoStic ihut Klomp would carry Russell county, rim bet was taken, and Hie money put up. Mrs. Garrison then brought suit tgalnst Bostlc on the grounds that the $S0 lost was her money, and not her husband's, and jury bus given her damages In tho sum of SICa, one-half of which, however, goes to tho Com? monwealth, as tho offense was gam? bling. New' Sknlliig lleooril. Laporte, Ind.. April IG.?Skating for twenty-eight hours and fifteen minutes without stopping, either for rood or water, Haymond Etter, of Richmond, Ind., broke the world's roller skating record for endurance by ^-olvc min? utes to-day. Ennlcrn Shore News. (Special to The Tlmes-Dlsnntch.l Ononcock, Va.. April Hi.--Fire broke uvit this morning In Hie residence por? tion of Margaret Academy, occupied by 13. 13. Miles, and for a time threatened Hie destruction of tho entire building, hut effective work of the lire depart? ment soon had the lldntcs under con? trol. Th? l?ssi not exceeding $f>00. Is covered by Insurance. George F. Parks died tit his residence here to-dny. following a third stroke of paralysis, aged sixty-six years. He hail long been prominent In the lum? ber Interests of the county. A widow, four sons?Henry F., Otlio '1'., Oscar l" and Everett V.?and three daughters? Mrs. B. T. Melson, Mrs. .lohn W. Curtis and Mrs. Pitts Wescott?survive The contract for dredging Boque's Bay and Cat Creek, the inside water? way, south of and near Chlncoteague Inlet, has boon awarded to Miller & Co., of Wilmington, Pel. This improve? ment will be of great advantage to the oyster and farming interests, as it will open direct communication with the railroad at Franklin City. Mackerel fishermen from the coast ol Massachusetts are arriving at seaside points for the spring season, which is expected to begin with favorable weather. RICHMOND VVQ1V1A TRIESTOKSLL SELF Baton Bongo, La., April 16.?Falling to receive a telegram this afternoon, Mrs. Harry Bodekor, aged twenty-two years, returned to hex boarding house and attempted to kill herself with a revolver. One of the boarders knocked the revolver from her grasp. Shu lattV swallowed a quantity or mor? phine, but tho efforts of physicians, hurriedly summoned, saved her life. Her husband, who Is said to bo from Richmond, le.ft her several days ago with more than $1,000 cash, and Mrs. Bodekor says she fears lie has been killed. She said fiho whs expecting the telegram from a brother in Co? lumbia, S. C, together with soiiig money. The name of Harry Bodekor does not. appear In the Richmond City Di? rectory. Favorable Vote hi Sight. Ottawa, Ontario, April ifi.?a. favor? able vote on the reelprocty agreement with the United States Ik looked for by members of Hi.- Dominion govern? ment not long after Parliament re? assembles on Wednesday. Tho rapid , progress being made, at Washington and the prediction that the agreement will be before the American Senate by next Thursday have been noted bore with satlsfB-u.on by tlie government's supporters. Settlement of the reci? procity issue in Canadu, they believe, now depends primarily upon action at Washington. Any hSSllianco Hint Con cress wl< ratify ih,. agreement may be; coupled, the> say, with the assurance, thai the Canadian Parliament will do Iis part as soon nit the passage of the agreement on iho other able of tho line, tu ceUu'ri? pose that it is in yotir power to keep your piano always a delight to eye, cur ami mind; permanently to avoid that feeling of dissatisfac? tion when you think of how your piano might look, sound and be | if not properly cared for--aud all at a minimum cost if .you lake our 'Annual Tuning Contract." PHONE MADISON 2734. 213 East Broad; EVERYTHING MUSICAL (Continued Front First Page.) Hie fatal spoTT" packed their clothes and left tho town at once. Tho strategy had the desired effect, lloideman's repose was completely shattered by the crimes that Seemed to mark his path through life with blood. A thousand times he was on the point ol confessing, and it wa* only by repeated repulses that hit Crlend, the uetective, was note to keep him from conlldlng fhls guilt before witnesses c->uld be secured to sweai to its authenticity. This was soon accomplished, however, and, under pre? tense of further hiding their Identity the pair made their way to Atlantic City, whero a stenographer and wit? nesses hidden In t!.. murderer's room at a little hotel listened to him toll the sordid details of his atrocious crime against the innocent, llaxen-/ haired little, schoolgirl. From Atlantic City the pair loft for Xew York, and the last dramatic In? cident, of this history or crime was enacted on .unrch IG. In the smoking .ar of their train as it passed close to the scene of the murder, when Heideman was placed under arrest. Bad Weather Has Handicapped Baseball Season at Wash? ington 'and Lec. ISoeclnl to Ti-.o Times-Dispatch, l Lexington. Va.. April 10.?Continued rains for iho past two weeks have put baseball at Washington and Lee de? cidedly on the "blink." Eight of tho nost important gomes oy the schedule x.ere hooked for this time, and only Jour or them could bo played. Tin lack of work under proper conditions toil the necessity for play in cold nnd Act weather lias been a decided set? back to the learn, and particularly dis? astrous to tho pitching staff. Moron jii'1 Ktircl. the star twlrlers, both have bad arms Just now. Fortunatoly only iwo games arc to he played this week ? Maryland ''Ag'' on Friday anil South Carolina on Saturday. By that tlmo She two veterans should bo able to lake their places on the mound. The youngsters, Moo.re nnd Dooley, have done good work In the recent games, nnd show every promise of becoming valuable additions to the team. Dona? hue, the fust iittlo catcher. Is tho find *.f the season. Ho has not been re? lieved In a single game, has handled the delivery of four heavers with equal ease, and his hitting has driven in more runs than that of any of tho old sluggers. He Is always on his toes right In the midst of everything, keeps the pitchers working all the time, and is continually yelping at tho Holders to make them hustle. Peebles, tho only other new man on tlje bunch, Is Improving every day out. He Is long and lanky, and covers a world of ground. Pi w wild heaves towards the Rack escape hint. lie lilt poorly at first, bin In the last game he found the I! utgery pitcher for clean ones, and li'oiv bids fair to become a reliable hitter. The U-'am. as a whole, has not yet cotton Its Mrlde. but with better weather, all looseness In fielding will doubtless disappear, and the squad i will have a chance lo show Its real strength In running bases. SCIIOOLIini SK llliR.VED II V A I.t.IXilM) I.VCHNDIAKY [Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.l Lynchburg, V?., April n:.?It was j lea moo here yesterday that the public] sr.hoolhouse hi Grit, Plltsylvania conn 1 ty, was destroyed by liro Tuesday night, I and the patrons, believing the building had been set affire by sonic one In the neighborhood, sen) here for tho Adams bloodhounds. These hounds tracked the "firebug" for five mile's Into a stable of n resi? dent -who cutild not have been Impli? cated, and from there the mnn was | followed some distance, * but becauso| of the rains and the time Intervening between the time of tho lire and when the dog.-; were put on the trail, It had lo ho given up. I 'J'hc building near Orlt was burned | some time ago because of feeling against Its location, and It wtaH movod to a letter site, which, 11 is believed, j was the cause of Its second destruc? tion. The building was only a small one hul it was the only means of edu? cation in a large community. It will | be rebuilt. Co 4 eh en lllji Hlnek nn.is. Ib'iifi lal to The Times-Dispatch.1 Lynchhtitg. Ya., April 16.?L. O. M'rf-nn. one <,r the best known local I lihhorlneii. last week caught ? black buHd In Iho James IMver, near Lynch hiirg. which weighed lltrce nnd it half I pounds riijs |? ,),,. [arges! catch re? ported tiiUN far t|i|s season. A ninn '?<?>' of smaller Lass huvo been caught tuu? fy,r, Special Committee Authorized Last Month Not Yet Named. The Vonderlehr segregation ordl n it lice, adopted by both brunches ot the City Council, will be presented to Mayor Kleliardson to-day Cor his ,up provnl, and it signed, will lukd effect at once, it alms to provide for the separation of the dwelling places of the races, and applies equally lu white and colored people. In order to raise no constitutional point. It Is provided that It shall not affect residences al icitdy occupied?that is wlillo-pooplc living in colored sections and' colored people living lu white sections cannot bis made toniovu?but no person of one race may hereafter move Into a block tho majority of the residents of which are of tlie opposite race. Although the Mayor signed ti month ago (he companion resolution, author? izing the appointment of u special com? mittee to Inquire into methods of Im? proving conditions among the colored people, the committee has not j et been named by the presidents of the. two brandies. It is to consist of two Counellincn and three Aldermen. The special committee. Is authorized to "In? vestigate, ascertain and report what action should bo taken by the city in order to relieve the congested condi? tion of the colored population of th? city, now mainly domiciled between Clay Street on the south, Bucon'a cjuartor Brandl on the north? Ninth ttrool Oil the Cast, and BOWo Street on the went, so as to facilitate and promote as far as practicable, tho domiciliary segregation of the white and colored population. Messrs. Vonderlehr and Pollock, the Joint patrons of the resolution, pro? pose tho annexation of the city of cer? tain territory lying about the Vir? ginia Union University, find its divi? sion Into streets with modern improve? ments, sewers, water and gas, as a suitable section for the growth of the colored population. in the debate on tile segregation ordinance, which was proposed in an effort to keep Clay Street from being turned over to the negroes. It was frankly admitted that without some such action, the ordi? nance was unfair a..d would work a hardship In compelling the colored population to llve ill a limited area, amid conditions that, were no! con? ducive lo health, or furnishing any Incentive to better living. Many other ordinances and resoiu- j lions of Importance will be presented I to tho Mayor for his approval to-daj,i tho enrollment having been one of the largest In many months. ATHLETE WIM, MAKE HOME HIN TO-DAY Boston. April 10.?The marriage ol j Paul Wlthlhgton, former football and j track star, now assistant graduate treasurer of athletics at Harvard, t', -Miss Constance Bcstarlrk, who has \ come from Honolulu to wed. will tnlt? \ place at 1 o'clock Tuesday afternoon at the Emmanuel Church, in this city, j Bishop William Lawrence will offi? ciate, and onjv intimate friends of the couple will attend the ceremony. Miss Restarlck is a daughter of the Bishop of Honolulu, and Is a woll-known ten? nis player in the Western States. Mr. Wlthlngton's home also Is in Honolulu. Defented by Sprliiglleld. Albany. N. V.. April Hi.?The Albany New York State League team was de? feated by the Springfield team, of the Connectieut Long tic, in the first game of the senson In this city to-day. Cold weather hampered the work of the outfielders. Score by Innings: TX. II. E. Albany .ri ? n r, n n n l 0? in a Springfield ... . ,1 0 0 0 9 0 0 1 0?2 7 l Batteries: Dwyer. Hancock. Cheek and Rowe; Wolfe. Bannister. Temple. Waters and Ball. Empire, shechan. .Wrest* Yenlerdny. Cornelius Page, colored, was arrested yesterday on a. charge of stealing 2S cents' worth of wood from .1. (?:. Mal lorv. Richard Tyler, colored, was arrested by Policemen Bryant and Coleman on a charge of selling liquor without a license. Joseph Hords was arrested on a charge of violating the Sabbath ob? servance law. H. T. Rice was arrested on n charge of being drunk and disorderly lu Riverside Park and resisting Park keeper ft. M. Enrmor. Charily Roll nml Slipper. St. Anne's Benevolent Society of St Mary's Church will give a ball and supper at Masonic Temple on Tues? day evening, April IS. The urrange monts for the ball are in Hie hands of Mra. John B. Bllley. Mrs. Henry Plagemann, Mrs. Aug. Strotmcver and Mrs. J. .1. Burke. Sure Foot Cure EZO Is the Quickest Acting Remedy for Weary, Aching, Swollen, Burning Feet. K'/.O puts the feet In fine shape over night. No matter bow sore or painful, rub on EZO and misery will vanish. K'/.O Is a refined ointment and Is so easv to use; lust rub it on your poor, ailing feet, that's all. No fussing around an hour getting ready. Be sure and get EZO. substitutes won't do. EZO never fails to extract tho sore? ness from corns, bunions and cal? louses?generous Jar for 2C cents a; druggists everywhere. Mall orders till? ed charges prepaid by E'/o Chemical Co.. Rochester, N. Y. For sale by Tragic Drug Co.. Scott's Drug Store. The Sweetest Story livor Told Liggctt's Chocolates, of course, 80c per pound. Sold only at Polk Miller's, The Rcxall Store. YOUR LAUNDRY Phone 41 p Madison 3* Jm 9* Our careful and pains taking way in which we handle collars, cuffs and (Shirts will more than plea&c you. ECLIPSE LAUNDRY Is a 53 O-word telegram sent during the daytime to any Western Union office in the United States at one and one half OV2) times the Night Letter rate. For example, a Richmond to Norfolk. 38 cents " " Washington .'38 cents " " Baltimore . 45 cents " " Greenshoro . 53 cents " New York. 60 cents There are 25,000 other cities and towns reached by Day Letters Call a messenger or Telephone your Day Letters to THE WESTERS UNION TELEGRAPH COMPANI Caesar Tells How Kids Keep Clean Chief Bottle Washer at Branch Public Baths Overjoyed With Results. Speaking yesterday or tlie patron? age bestowed on the Branch public baths at Eighteenth and Broad Streets *rid the proposal of .lohn P. Branch In establish one somewhere In the West End for the Brest arniv of the unwashed In that section of the city. Cucsiir Dlxon, chlor bottle washer and laundrytnan at the eastern baths, says he believes that charity could not come In better form. Caesar Dlxon loves water like a duck. and. under hl? guiding example, the ho\s of the East End. laborers and factory worker?, mot hem, daugh? ters ami sisters, have token to the baths like the wharf rat takes to the l iver. In the llrst balmy days of spring; "Oon'i keep 'em out." said Dlxon. "They come her? all hour;i of the day and night They Just love to wash the dirt off, Dlngrd If I don't bei leva some of 'cm so out and ret mussed up on purpose io come here and bath'-. It's a good thing this way, too. you know. Sonic 6' these here poor little brats so to the river to balhe, anil they're kinder keerleas about showln' themselves, "The law- says you potter have n bathtn' suit, nnd who ever lu-Hrd of a kid bavin' a bntitln' suit? Simply ridiculous. If they go to the rlver Bome modest wimmln complains, nnd the kids go to court, ordered not to wash. If they can't go to the river, where can they go? Why, they can come her-- now and clean up every day. Instead ?r sneuktn' down to the river when the cops ain't watchln'. It's goln' to be a good thing In the West' End, too. Them kids ain't got nowhere to go. Most of "em ain't got. any baths blgRor'n a soup tureen at home, and they can't take a shower In tho rain, like country boys do. Now they can go to the Branch public bat lift. loo. and you're goln' to see a lot of clean, healthy citizens grow In' up. "1 tell you. you can do a whole lot kids that ain't seen a basin o' water and supply I n' wnter and soap than by ill the preachln' ami lulkln' about cleanliness nein' next tn godliness more good by handln' out a few towel* In three months ain't goln' tn Sunday school. But you give 'cm a chance to keep their bodies clean and they'll conic pretty near to lookln' after the rvlthcncsfl of Ihelr souls. "Vcsslr, I think these public baths are goln' to do a whole lot more good thnn public libraries and free dis? pensaries. There's more true religion In a big tub o' water than In all the Virginia Returns to Charlottes ville, and Will Play Fordham. rspecial to The Times-Dispatch.1 Norfolk, Va? April 16.?There will be ao game to-morrow afternoon In Nor :olk between Yale and the University >f Virginia. The negotiations between Virginia and the Fordham team for '.he cancellation of the game scheduled oetweon, them for Chariottosvlllc to? morrow afternoon fell through, and as 4 result the Orange and Blue bo>'3 left to-night for home, In ordor to till the date. Throughout the day wire and long distance 'phone conferences were held. In the hope of calling oft the Char iottesvlllo gam.;, In order to allow tho Virginia boys to remain over and- play Old Ell. With Easter .Monday a half holldny in Norfolk, and the Intcnsest interest being shown In the game among the fans and social sels, it was recognized that the guinc would be a big money-maker. But Fordham, forced to lay off Friday and Saturday of last week, and having no chance to arrange another game elsewhere. In? sisted on Virginia carrying out Its con? tract. Champion Drops Out. Newark, N. .1., April 10.?The out? door bicycle racing season opened to? day al Ihc New Veledromo track, in Vullshiirg. with the defeat of Frank Kramer, tho American champion, who dropped out of lite flvc-nillc race, open professional, exhausted, nf(er lite fourth mile, .loc Fogler won the event, with Paddy Hehjr second and Alfred rioulct third. The time was eleven minutes forfy-nlno seconds. Fogler also won the mile open han? dicap from Goulet. with W. P. Palmer, Australia, third. Tho time was two minutes ten nnd one-fifth seconds. Victory for American*. Baltimore, Md., April ,10.?Tho Bos? ton Americans to-day won a closely contested game from Baltimore, of tho F.astcrn Tongue, by a score of R to 2. Scoro by Innings: n. If. E. Boston .2 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0?.1 .1 i Baltimore .0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0?2 fl 2 Batteries: Klllllay, Pape and Mad a.cini Dyffortj yickcr? and Byor-, ^ aooks ever writ. Ke;p tho kids olean On tho outside, an' you'll hear ot a tew more prayers belli' answered." Thus delivered, Caesar washed his hands again, and took another <iuld. OBITUARY Mm. Ellenbcth Armstrong. Mrs. Elizabeth Armstrong, widow of Alexander Armstrojig, died yesterday, at .? o'clock P. M? St 5H5 North Eighth Street, aged seventy-five yearp. The funeral will take place from the home of her son, ThomuH Armstrong SUi Barton Avenue, Barton Heights, with set vices at the Church of tho Epl pinny to-morrow at 3:30 o'clock P. M. The. Interment will be mad? in Hho.ckoo Cemetery. Ptincral of Joud O'Dwyer. The funeral of John O'Dwyer will ba held in Portsmouth this morning, from St, Paul's Church. Mr. O'Dwyer wan a resident ot Richmond for ft bout fifty years, lie is survived by one daughter. Miss Maggie O'Dwyer. of Boston, Masp . i.no one hIhk r. Mra. Margaret Michaels, of Portsmouth. \\ llllnm T. Ulnuton. [Special to The Times-DI.? pa Ich. ) I'almvllle. Va? April is ? Mtvor Wil? liam 'j'. islanton ?II<? d suddenly to-night after a brier Illness, aged titty years, lie bad served as Mayor of Farinvlllo continuously for about sixteen yearsj having won each term of Olltcc against opponent.'-, worthy of his best steel. Mayor Wanton was one of the tnwn'j oest-known business men. and hin death will bring sorrow to th>-- eh' tiro coniinunlly, Though Urin in Im cOllVictlOns, he was over courteous I" those with whom he differed Born In Far.iiiylllo, his life was spent here, rind the people honored hint, and lie In turn honored them llo is survived |?v his wife, whi) was formerly Miss Emmi Bugg; three daughters and at; aged mother, half-hroiher, E. C. Wlllai and a sister. Mrs. Edward 1. Evans; .f ?outh Boston DEATHS O'DW VHP. ?Died. Saturday. April 1?. Hill, in Portsmouth. Ya . JOHN O'DWYEIti brother of tin- late Cor? nelius O'Dwyer, of this city. 11.- Is survived by ono daughter. Miss Mnu* gle O'Dwyer, of Boston, Mas.--., nnd ? ?no sister" Mrs. Margaret Michaels, of Portsmouth, vri The funeral will bo held In Ports? mouth MONDAY. April 17, 1011, at St. Paul's Church. AP.M.STRONO-?Died, on Easter Sundav nt 2 P. M., at SIR North Elxhth Htreet. ltlchtnond. Vn., MBS. ELIZABETH A ItMSTBONG. relict of Alexander Armstrong, aged seventy-five years Funeral from the residence of her son. Thnis. Armstrong, Shi Barton Avenue. Barton Heights, with ser? vices at Church of the Epiphany, on TUESDAY. April 18, 1911, at 8:39 o'clock P. Ar. Interment In Shockoe Cemetery. .lerpoy City papers please copy. Children Cry FOR FLETCHER'S O A 3 T Q R \ A f We'll Send for 1 Old Furniture and make all needed re? pairs. Completely equip? ped shops for reuphols tering, repairing and re finishing. Finest work. Estimates fur? nished on request. Hopkins Furniture Co., 7.9 W. Broad St. J Don't Take Chances with your advertising appropriation. 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