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LEVEES OF RIVER
REMAIN INTACT Inspectors Stationed at Weak Points Send Reassuring Reports. SLIGHT FALLS RECORDED [Another Hard J '"ight Against Increased lli^h Water* Is ['cared. Now Orleans, La., April 22.?Itoas-I suiiug reports concerning tne levcca 01 Hit Mississippi ttlvuV v. nicn Him muln Intact, received -.i ine et-1 lice or the United mules arm} en? gineers here to-dtiy iridh inspectors stationed at .ill iveuk'. points soutn ot Vlcksburg. Another hUui ngnt against increased hlKh watura is anead, how? ever, and to-day. Cuptu'in C, o. bher rlll, chief ot the government engineers, began concentrating his torces in the vicinity ot tne tied U'.vcr 'landing, about forty miles soutn ot Natchez, at! Which point the hood waters which] have been pouring thrd?gn the ere-1 Vabscs on tin WCl t Side oi the river In Arkuusas and Northeast Louisiana lor the past ten days will begin to re? nnet the Mississippi. Slight falls wer? recorded to-.lay at nearly all Mississippi It'tai gauges, but another rls< iiiu begin whtn tue crevasse waters begin to come back to the big stream, agd from one to] thitc leel above the previous high 1< cord is predicted tor .ill polnii south| of Torias, Im.. With the exception of the thrci ne? groes who are reported to have been| drowned yesterday, irlii\ tne steamci Concorldla sank in a heil? thlrty-tlv* ?miles below Natchez, win!, engaged In rescue work In Concordia Parish, there have been no reports ot ions oi life in Louisiana The New Orleans relief committee's total cash funds for Ilood Sufferers to? day passed the f 16,000 murk. Cloth? ing, cooking utensils, skufy. ntc, al? most equaling In value the amount oi ?the cash sjoscrlpt'orrs have been ro bclved by the commute. Cash and ?supplies are b.lng forwarded an rap idiy as possible to the relief camps In BViOuislaha and Mississippi. Funds col? lected by relief committees In the emulier cities and towns In Loul lona end Mississippi probably win total ?35.000. Metcral Thousand Itcscued. To-day gasolene launches and skiffs are plying the flood waters in every seotlon ot the parishes of Kast and "We?'. Carroll, Madison, Tens.is, Cats. houla, Rlchlaii'J anil Concordia. Al? ready several thousand people have lieep rescued In this section of North? eastern Louisiana and removed to high pdiits. but there arc yet many inpre niaroontd, some ol them without food. On tr.e Mississippi side of the river there has been even a grjeter devasta? tion, resulting from the crevasse n.'ar IKulah. The suffering Is Intense In the Boguepsalla Valley. Where a small town and numerous large plantations arj under from four to eighteen feet of water. This crevasse ofentuallj v 111 inundate m r.; than 2.<..?'."0 a -i of fine farming lands, mid It is esti? mated that not less than 12.00'.' persons in that trritory will be mads home-: 1-ss. Already about 3.."00 have been rcscuod nnd removed to Federal and Sl.itr relief camps, hut as the waters gradually make th?Mr way toward the jjEE Arrow shirts Introduced by the Arrow Collar Makers await inspection at your dealers. $1.50 and $2.00 CtUXTT, Pf.ajjody & Co. Maulers, Troy, N. Y? ? K. Soja Beans?] Cow Peas YYc have nice .-.locks, rcclcancd, H of hi?h germination and the risli prices. Buy before they advance. r? '9 SECD MERCHANTS, .i Stoics, Richmond, - - Virginia. hm% NEW: The Creentree Suits for Boy? " Made to stand $0.5G the strenuous life" e3 at swENmmsnn i? age - _i ?In(ilBN Covered Utility Boxes, Cedar Chest*, Screens of nil Kinds. C An PET DEPARTMENT, Sydnor&Hundley, Phone Monroe 1703, The Coat Shirt We have .1 display ol exception 1 illy well-made new Coat Style Negligee Shirts f"i spring. The designs arc not <>f the ordi nary sort. Stripes tin- season pre loniinatc, though there are many ! patterns in neat figure designs. The materials arc <<f the hesi qual? ity madras, cambrics and percales; ih'' 1 uffs ,n<- attached or dctat hed. as you prefer. The Coat Shirt is Sort of j Irresistible! $1.00 to SI.50 or $5.00. f&rk-parrisj,^ The Outfitters. 627 East Broad St. I Near 7th.] Sunflower basin. sti;i others ar: driven fioin tin :r liotnea. The relief work amongst the auf- j ferers on both sides of the river, v'c- , tims of the Dogtatl and Beulah ere- I vassea Is well organized. Major F. H. ! U? ton, of the l.'nlted States Army, with headquarters at VtcksbUrg, la directing, the work, and perfect harm- 1 ony prevails between the Stale and ! Federal force* engaged ir. the hu? mane work. Apprnl lor Clothing. V.'at-hinglon, April 23.?An appeal for cl' thing for the flood sufferers In thi Miaalsslppl Valley was io-day sent j by the American It'd Cross head- j quarters here to live of Its chapter* In tlie MiddieWest and South. The ; appeal will he sent to other chnp teis as the demands increase CirclnnatI and Cleveland, Ohio. St. Louis, Mo.. Birmingham. Ala., and ; Atlanta. Oa., arr the cities to which., the clothing appeal was sent to-day. | Seven Hed Cross nUrSCa wl!l leave Kansas City, Mo., to-day for various points tn Arkansas, under orders from; the Rid Cross headquarters here. | A congressional investigation of, the extent of the damage done and ; the money needed for the repair of the levees or, the Mississippi River, and ' its tributaries is proposed In a reso? lution which representative Bart hold t, Of Missouri, offered in the House to-; day. Cltixcna of Mississippi. Louisiana, Arkansas, arid Tennessee, members of the Arkansas and Tehhessece Legls futures and members of the Chambers of Commerce of St. l.ouls and Chicago no t here to-Jay with a view to urg? ing additional appropriation for re- j pairing the levee.- on the lower Mis? sissippi Itlvex T!*ty probably will be] heard by the Senate Committee on Commerce to-morrow. NATIVE SOLDIERS MASSACRE FRENCH Fez. Morocco. Thursday, April 18) (delayed in transmission'.?The revolt' of the populace and tnc Moorish sol-| dlery began at midday yesterday, nf-| ter a delegation of native troops h.ol! obtained admission to the palace and| complained to the Sultan of the newl military regulations in connection' with the French protectorate. As the' military delegation came out from the' palace the soldiers composing It BClZ-l ed and killed a French citizen. This] was the signal for general p:llugc and massacre throughout the city. The native soldiers, pushed on byj shrieking Moorish women. ru-hodl through the streets of the city, slay-l lug all the French they could tind, and] Inciting the population to violence byj the false cry of "the Sultan Is a] prisoner of the French and must bei liberated.'' The French telegraphers were at-1 tacked by a howling crowd and made a] heroic stand, defending their ofllce fori four hours, in the meantime sending messages tc headquarters nt Tfingler. Finally ihe oflice was broken Into and the telegraphers were killed, and their bodies were multllated and burned. The heads of all the Europeans slain by the native troops were paraded through the streets on pikes. , The French legation sent out rdicf squads of troops and brought in many foreigners and afterwards the French artillery opened Tiro on tho rebeln who were grouped in the northern quarter. INCREASES JUSTIFIED Berlin, April 22.?-The debate on the bills increasing the German army and I navy began to-day m the Reichstag I r>r. Von Beihin.'inn-lloll weg. the im? perial chancellor, in introducing Iho measures justified the increase on Ihe grounds of Cermanv's exposed conti? nental position and' the ever-present danger of war. He was sure, he said. Unit no great power wished for or I j was planning a war with Germany, but I the wars of the past had developed Unexpectedly, and the possibility of a I conflict remains In a higher degree than before, owing to the increased fa? cilities for fanning public agitation. The chancellor defended tin- govern? ment for not adopting the inheritance tax in order to finance the army and navy bills, saving adequate funds wer,, available without this project, on which the Reichstag was divided. SENTENCED TO REFORMATORY Rorton, Mass.. April ?Seth T. Nichols, a deserter from the Ports? mouth Saw Yard murine barracks, ?who startled the country recently by bis "confession" that he was respon? sible for the murder of Dr. .luiia Knabe, of Indianapolis, wan sentenced into to-day to the Concord Reforma? tory by Judge Sanderson, in the Suf? folk- Superior Court. Nichols whs in? dicted on a charge of the larceny of Slothing in Boston, and was surren? dered to the Massachusetts authorities by the Portsmouth police, ft wns claimed that he made his untruthful confession while lrib?rlng under a mental strain caused by the recent , death of his wife. DEATH CLAIMS MORGAN TREAT Former United States Marshall Passes Away at W est Point After Brief Illness. FUNERAL THERE TO-MORROW Traii-cd by IJencli and Bar fur 1 aithfu] and Efficient Service. Morgan 'i:<at, forinor United States marshal, Jim .it hid home in Wost Point yesterday uftci'iioon at 1:30 o'clock, utter an Illness ot '>nc week. I While in apparent good health, lie suf? fered a blight stroke ot paralysis, ' whkh made it Impossible for him to 'move his legs, and he was stricken again yesterday. The funeral services will be held at West i'oint to-morrow afternoon. > .Mr. treat Was one ol the best known und most popular Republican oitt' e ! holders in Virginia. Ii.- was llrst ap I pointed marshal by President McKin? ley In Xi'Jh. lie was icuppolntcd lourj years later, though In President Roose? velt's second administration ho was! 'removed, without cause, the appoint Intent being given to J. B. B. Stuart, of Newport News The protest against Mr. Treat'! removal was bo strong [that he was reinstated three months later, Mr. Stuart being made collector j of customs at Newport News. Soon latter President Taft was inaugurated, i Captain Sinithers, of Cape Char''f. ! was appointed marshal, despite the fact that the Judges, the lawyers and all court others In the district urged 1 that Mr. Treat b- continued In oltlce. Tribute by muri and Bur. This tribute paid to him by men who knew and understood his work .more than paid him lor the loss of the position. Just a tew days before ' he was taken ill Mr. 1 reat said to a pal"?* of friends In the i'edcial build? ing that he never expected to aek for ! o." hold another federal position, ad? ding that he would give bond to sub? stantiate his word Alter he ictlred from the service of the government he returned to his home, and was active? ly engaged in the hardware business, meeting with unusual success. ? The news of his death came yester? day as a great shock to his Richmond friend;. lie was, perhaps, ono of the most ardent Roosevelt men in the State, and while he had no "a.\c to grind, ' was one of the first to pledge his support to the third-term candidate, having written Mr. Roosevelt a short while ago. telling him that he approved of his candidacy and would aid him fn the tight. Mom In Wisconsin. Mr. Treat \w?s born In Wisconsin in l1*.".;, but moved to this State with his! parents, nine years later, when hi?.! father engaged In the milling Indus-1 try. 11- was a descendant of New Kng land Puritans, and one of his ances-' tors, Robert Treat, of Connecticut, was for y ears Co\ernor of that Colony. On his mother's side he was related to the! Morgans, of New York. He received! only a primary education, and when! sixteen years of age left home to work; out his own destiny, arid succeeded in making himself one of the self-made men of his community, having an en? viable reputation for square dealing and fair play. Along with his busi? ness h<- made a study of economies.' which served him well in his capacity as a public servant II'- was a mem-j her of the House of Delegates from 1S7S to ISSS. Though an active Re-; publican in national matters, he was, most conservative In State Issues. He leaves bis second wife and two daughters by that marriage, and one son, l.eland Treat, by his first wife, who was the daughter of XV. P. Roanc, of Gloucester county. INSTRUCTED FOR TAFT. Belehnte? to ChleiiRO Bleeted nt ni? triet CoDtentioun in Louisiana. New Orleans. April 22.?At district conventions of the so-called Lolsel-1 Hebert faction of the Republican party, held to-day the following delegates w< re elected to the Republican con? vention: Flral District?Walter Cohen and J. Madison Vance. Instructed for Taft. Second District?Leonard Wougeg PTk and C. J. Bell. Instructed for Taft. Sixth Dlstrh t ? F.. W. Farree and B Baranco. Instructed for Tnft. Seventh District ? L. K. Robison and rrank Labi; In.-tructd for Taft. MORPHINE Liquor and Tobacco Addictions Cured Within Ten Days by Our New Painless Method. Only Sanitarium in the World Giving Unconditional Guarantee. j Our guarantee means something. Not! one dollar nerd be paid until a satisfactory ; cure ha- been effected. This Sanitarium is licen-ed under a ; special law in Tennessee, requiring live , years' experience and a record of 90 per ! cent, of cure?. VVc control completely the usual with? drawal symptoms. No extreme nervous? ness, aching limbs, or los- of sleep. Pa jticnts unable to visit Sanitarium can be treated privately at home. References; flic Mayor oi our ( ity, tIm President of any Bank, or any Citizen ol Lebanon. W rite for Free Booklet No. 14, Address CUMBERLAND SANITARIUM, F. J. Sanders, Mftr., Lebanon, Tenn. DENTIST I Bee us In regard to your dental troubles. We will give you honest advice without <-harge at THE SOUTHERN DHNTAL ROOMS, Opposite the new Post-Offlce Building. X009 Rast Main- Tel. Madison 3238. I Chidren's White Canvasl Button Shoes, $1.00 ALBERT STEIN, kino of sitor.s, 5th and Broad Advertising Specialists We plan, writ* ftnu Illustrate effective ad? vertising. IJ.ery department In chares of s.d. experience specialist. Confer with u?. 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The Only Breakfast Cereal Made in Biscuit Form THE SHREDDED WHEAT COMPANY,* NIAGARA FALLS, N. Y. News of South Richmond Eo'Jth Klehmon l Hureau. Th? Tlmte-Dispatch, 1 MCO llul! .Street. Phone Madison ITS. Rather then tee the work or opening the highway between tbe Southampton Bridge and the -Midlothian Turnpike delayed tor another month oy the Bickerings of the Chesterfield Supervisor?, in session yesterday at the Chesterfield Courthouse. Thomas S. Winston. representing the ll?n .Mr Improve? ment Company, ottered on behalf o! him ?elf and associates, a jir. jnsltlon for the I county to donate the convict road force for ? period of three months In lieu of the appropriation of !.'..(??. which was being ?ought. Tills was acceded to 'by tbe board, and tne force will start work on July ' Many of the prominent people of Bon Air, Including Senator J. H Watkln?. Messrs. Howard Swineford, Oeorge C. On-gory. It. 5. Christian; E. 0. I.alrd, W. P. Reed. Cult man Wortham. .1 M Kenner' v. Dr. .1. Ii. Fisher and 'Squire s. U. Conan, appeared In favor of the project. All did their best with the board, but the day seemed against them when Mt. Winston leaped In the breach. He tc'.d the hoard that he was not desirous of plaelng any hardshlts on the county by demanding the tO.oOO, which was virtually promised, but would see that the road was completed at his own expense It the convict force would be loaned for three months. He also agreed to make the South? ampton Itri'lge n free bridge, and In addi? tion to this, promlred to pay al: damages to :and tbronsh which the higl-.wny will run. The, board was authorized to appoint a committee to assess the damages. The cos- to the county of maintaining the road force for three months will be about 11.600, and for this sum the county will re? ceive a first-class road, five miles In length and fitly feet wide, making the connecting llr.k in a magnificent loop, which, ir Is thought, will be one of the heaviest used roads :or sutmobllea around the city. Collect flood Sum from Tags. Tag Day ir. South Richmond was a huge success from a financial .standpoint, the sum of I lit.95, being collected. Although the day was lad. the women In charge of the sta? tions were up early and workrd "ate. Very few men managed to elude them, and a can? vass of the factories completed the ,la>'s work, rive Stations were In operation as follows- Box H. Twelfth and Hull Streets, In charge of Mrs. S, I!. Remiss. ,,s.?Ulcd by Mr*. Allee Pettlgrewr, Miuri Elisabeth Pattl I grew, Lucilla Nichols and O He Gregory, I i". u'.ix IJ, awansboro. in charge of Miss j Elms Stradcr. assisted by Misses Edith Hull an 1 Lottie Burkti. ?10. Box 15. Cbivar dln Avenue anej Hull Btrcets, Mrs. D. C. Ballard ?nd mir? Mamie Weislger. ?4.10; I Hoi 15. Seventh aul Hull Streit?, in charge I Of Mrs Bcmll*, assisted by Mima Btnily Fitzgerald, Haze. Beattle, Man..- Uta and Virginia Gnrnett and Mm. Outlaw. ftS.IJ! Box JO, Southern Shops and Seventh und Perry streets, in cl.ane of Mrs. vv. J. Car? ter, assisted by Mrs. A. C. Atkins, Mrs. VV. H. Qarnett and Miss.-s Marie DuVal. Vir? ginia Garnett. Later Owen* and Beule Owens. Convocation Meeting. The Central Convocation of the Diocese of Southern Virginia convened last night i for the iprlng sessions at the Mea&e Me I mortal Episcopal Church with twenty cler? gymen in attendance. The services each) nicht ?!:: begin at s.16 o'clock. The sermon last night was delivered by Rev. Kred G.I Kibble. i Th.' services for to-day will be: 11 A- M . morning prayer, sermon by Rev. O. W. Rib I !0 V. M . business meeting; S:IG 1'. M . evening prayer, ai-rmdn by Hev. C. W. Hydnor. Rrd Mea Celebrate. The India no Ih Tribe, .Ve. ?.:. Improved Or d?i o( R^il Men. last night celebrated us thirty-third anniversary with an elaborate l 'gl in ar ihe Masonic Temple. Cowradln V enue and Hull Streets. The guest of honor was Tnst Great lncohonee John \V. Cherry, of Norfolk, who was Introduced by Commonweallh'e^Attorney Mlnltroe Kolke?. A lars-e numher of the tribe ?ras present. Many of '.he young members who Joined during the recent contest. In which th* IoiIr.- secured 1111? enndldates. were on hand lo enjoy their first feast. The tribe now number? "T". and Is the largest in the Slate, tn Tiillre Court. Peter Walton, charged with flehtlmr In rect, was dismissed yesterday morning by Justice II A Maurice In the Police Court, 1'art 2- No other case was on the doeki I, making H the smallest Monday docket which has greeted Justice Maurice since the tirst of the year. A. C. I., to Build Crossing. The Chesterfield Supervisors yesterday ac? cepted the proposition of the Atlantic Cossi Railroad to build a bridge over its FORMER MARSHAL DEAD AI OIK, AN TU EAT. tracks ?t Cheater. This proportion has been hanging tire for near!)- a year [or the board to decide a proper oritlon The bridge ?rill paralel the Tidewater un* Western right of wa>. Personal Mention. Miss Sllenre .1 UaPrad? and Miss Edna tYllkersnn. cf Mosley Junction, arc visiting Miss Mary Wilkerson. of Twelfth and Dc catur Streets. C. K. Tucker, of DanM '.r. who has many friends and relatives m South lllenniond. !s rapidly improving from ?n operation vvhlcn he underwent recently at St. I.like s Hospi? tal. Georgia and I'lorlila Knlltvay Earnings. Earnings, of the Georgia and Florida Rail? way continue to show i steady Increase. The statement of earning) for the second week In April. Ju?t received Shows an In? crease over the corresponding week Of last jear of i:.73f. or 21 per cent. canfWn?trace of missing girl New York. April 22.?Mise EUee Nicholas, of Winchester, Va.. n cousin of the late Senator .lohn \Y. Daniel, of thnt State, has been missing tor four weeks from the home of her aunt, at 74 West One Hundred and Fifth Street. She left her aunt's house on the morning of Mnrch 'Jt> to ro to Roosevelt llospltnl. nnj her relatives have heard nothing ot her since, al? though detectives, ot the special re ciucst of Senator .lames A. O'Gorman, have searched the entire city. To-day I he facts of her disappearance were given to th>- newspapers in the hope that some trace of her might be ob? tained through publication. Miss Nicholas, who is a daughter of J. Ambler Nicholas, of Winchester, if only seventeen years old. she -was a comparative stranger to New York, having come hero about mx weeks age with the intention of entering a Hls pltal and completing, a course in nurs? ing. She had already ha,| nearly a year's experience in the Winchester Memorial Hospital. and hoped that would help her in gaining entrance to a largo hospital here, but up to the time of her disappearance .she had not been admitted, although she had ap? plied at most of the large hosp'tui<; in the ,-ity. i in the morning of March 26 she went out. saying that she would go (.0 Roosevelt Hospital and might not b> back in time for lunch cm. She said she would surely return for ?linner, and started for the Ninth Avenue Klevated. It W!i3 then about 0 o'clock. That was the last any of her family heard or saw of her. Physicians .Meet To-Nlght. At the regular meeting of the Academy of Medicine and Surgery to-ulght papers will be read by Dr. Charles R. 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