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HIGH SCHOOL PLANS
Will Be Modeled Somewhat
THE HKBALD BUBBAU.
A. S. Doniphan,
T27 Ktn? lteeot.
ALEXANDRIA. Va.. Sept. ft.?The
handsome school building in Fredericksburg
was recently Inspected
by a committee of Alexandrians,
and some of the ideas carried out
in that structure will be incorpor-j
ated in the plans for the new high
school bonding to be erected here.
Plans for the new building are now ,
being prepared by City Engineer E.
C. Dunn. The structure will contain
sixteen modern classrooms.
will be two stories high, of brick
with stone trimmings, and will be
erected on the lot adjoining the
present high school building. It is
estimated that it will cost about
The committee that inspected \he
building was composed of Mayor
M. Duncan. City' Engineer E. C.
Dunn. 9upt- of Schools W. H.
Sweeney. Councilman Nicholas J.
L^gler. of the finance committee;
Councilman John D.> Matter, of the
committee on schools, and T. Calvert
Perry, member of the city
school board. ^
When the work of issuing permits
to white children was completed
this afternoon, a total of
2.035 had been issued. This is
slightly less than the number of
permits issued for the last school
session. School officials.' however,
are of -the opinion that between
now and October 1 several hundred
more permits will be Issued, which
will make the attendance in excess
of last session.
By schools, the number" ii?
is as follows: Alexandria High. 2si:
I-ee, for girls. 907: Washington, for
boys. 800: West End. for boys and
Tomorrow and Saturday permits
will be Issued at Lee School Building
for colored children. The public
schools will reopen for studies
In recognition of his faithful and
efficient services as president of the
Kiwanis Club during the past year.
George E. Warflcld. retiring president
of that club, this afternoon
was presented with a handsome
solid silver lovtng cup. mounted
on an ebony pedestal, at the ^e?klv
luncheon of the club in the Westminster
Building. The cup is suitably
inscribed. A speech of presentation
wss made by Attorney J.
Randall Caton. to which Mr. Warfleld
responded. The new officers
assumed their places at the meeting
. Boost prises were distributed
by the Her. E. V. Regester. D.D.
A big touring car. the property
of H. B. Davie s. Jr., Snowden, Fairfax
County, was almost destroyed
by pre at 2:30 o'clock this afternoon!
Mr. Davles st the time was
driving his machine on the Fort
"Hunt road near Arcturus. He sustained
burns on ths hands snd
shoulder. The flames were smothered
with soft earth.
A handaomjS "portrait of the .late
Richard tibby Carne has been
placed in the Jlifb school building.
It was turned over to this school
by T^ee School. Mr. Came was the
organizer of ths public schools in
\le*anriria and was superintendent
of the public schools from the time
of their organization in 1871 until
1892. with the exception of two
vears. He also was principal of
St John's Military Academy here
for many years. After quitting the
public school* he entered the Catholic
While guards from L?orton early
this morning were searching for
three escaped convicts they encountered
three white men near
Seminary Station, Fairfax County.
The guards started in the direction
of the men. who ran. whereupon
one of the guards fired at them.
They dropped six pair of women s
shoes and two white shirts. It is
thought the goods were "toler.
from a Southern Railway freight
Of dental trouble
same can, skill a
aa other diseases.
H^S^S do your dental wo
shall be (lad to m
ination and furnish
of what yoa need*
guidance or that of
Our methods are
oaaed on 26 yean <
E3 Dr. Ad
ByjSl 303 Seventh St
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R Hmkt L. Kit)
PRIMARIES IN M<
Chief Contest Is Bet
ROCKV1LLE, Mi. Bept- S. Domocrmtlc
Mid Republican primary
election, "will be held In Montgomery
County tomorrow. The Democrats
will nominate four candidate*
for the houae of delegate*, three
for county commissioner* and one
for sheriff and th* Bepublicana wlH
name a candidate for clerk of the
The polls at all the. voting places
will open at ? a. m.and at
7 p. m., and only those affiliated
BUSY nl DISTRICT
Jewelry and Clothing Valued
At $1,000 Reported
The apaiSment house thief who
has been causing police a lot of
trouble recently stased several robberies
* yesterday. i*ei.
l and Jewelry valued at m<fre than
I 11,000 were taken.
Jewelry valued at $3t0 was
I stolen from, the apartment-of Mrs.
I Adelaide Urant. JWJ Sixteenth
street northwest. Clothing and
Jewelry worth l?? was stolen from
tne a a. tment of Waltej,*. Abdall*
at a uo on tow ii noiel.' A
ring worth *500 was
1 stoien from Iho room of Mrs. A. i|
uuedke, 2?U I'orter st.eet.
i In most instances, police have
learned the apartment thief knocks
at the door and If ?<*n?one answers
ne will endeavor to take * ?ubsenption
ing thtie i? ??key
Is U?ed, *n?'? tm? fsMs. tht
thief bores a-fc^fe- under yje lock
ty open-the door. t ; . *
WKtChtO BY BOMB
BIRMINGHAM. Sep*; 8.?Black
1 Handers were being sought by po(
lice today after an explosion early
i this morning which almost wrecked
I the house of Tony Tchula. proprie|
tor of a store in Bnsley, a section
I of Birmingham.
Floors of three rooms in the
1 house were blown from th? Joist*
and the beds dashed against the
, ceiling. One of Tchula's children
>was seriously hurt, but all- others
I escaped injury.
Tchula reported to police toda>
i that he had received two threaten
ing letters, demanding that he leave
! $1,000 at a coal yard last Saturday
1 night. He ignored them.
About three months ago the home
i of an Italian resident of Ensley was
! dynamited under similar ctrcum.
RAISE WHITE FLAG
WILLIAMSON. W. Va.. Sept. 8 ?
Mountain men of Strlngtown a
"snipers' paradise" on the Kentucky
iside of Tug River, trekked toward
! West Virginia today, their weapons
I signaling "surrender."
State officials here declared their
! advices were the entire town had
i decided to capitulate. They said
| the result would be a let-up in the
I snipers' war which has been in
! progress many months.
It Is not the casual perform- j
I ance of an unusual sort, but- !
I the continued doing of un1
usual things, that holds the j
I Hupmobile so close to the i
j hearts of its owners.
\ STERRETT & FLEMING, lnc j
; Champlalm St. at Kalarama :
Bi. <Below UMk Street) '
Phase .tartk 90M
Good teeth mean so much yon eaaot
afford to neglect 'hem.
ake an e*^n'
ree* * DR. C. VAlTOHAlf.
kaae SM,. XuaiO.
Sept. Sal* Special
Turns to Salt >
in Piano Co.
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BE HELD TODAY
ween Young People's
as Democrat! or Republican* will
be alio wad to participate.
The Democratic contest has been
bitter and the eve ot the election
And* the opposing sides at daneri'
points. The leadera of' what were
formerly known as the Lm and
Peter factions are backing Edmonds.
Griffith. Ray and Ward
for the house of delegates; Alvle
A. Moxlcy, for sheriff and RlBgs,
Hickershon and Shaw, for county
commissioners and the opposition.
whlcK styles Itself the Young People's
Democratic Club, Is supporting
Gilpin. King, Snowden and Welsh,
for the house of delegates and
Barnaley. Waters and Bonifant for
county commissioners. Luhn. Lechllder
and Saunders, candidates for
nomination for sheriff, seem to
have been left out In the cold, so
"far as the two sides are concerned.
Although there seems to be a
strong sentiment throughout the
county in favor of those who are
making the light against the socalled,
"bosses." t|>e latter have
much the better organization, have
ample funds and claim they stand
an excellent chance of putting
through their entire slate.
When Shrine Goes
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CHAHLOTTE8VILLE. Va., Sept*
8.?The Acca Temple Shrine of ^lrSimla
will meet, in Charlottesville orf
October 14, and local Mavons are'al-t
ready making plans to give the visitors
a rousing welcome. Besides
the Shriners' parade, band concert
and patrol drill, the local committee
.will arrange an entertainment >n
the Mclr)tire Amphitheater, at the
University, in the afternoon, and
a banquet* at the armory; of the
Montlcello Guard in tile evening.
At one time it seemed very probable
that. President Harding would
'attend, but a previous engagement
madtf it impossible. He expressed
a great desire to be present and rej
gretted that he could not be with
j the "boys" on this occasion.
FOR DOLLAR NOW
NEW YORK, Sept. 8.?The German
mark hit the bottom today,
selling at 1 cent. If it hits any
| harder it will disappear in* a long
! trail of xeroes and decimal points,
jNever before has it reached such'a
i lo^*r level. Today's price was
i I.OIOO1,!. and at prewar par the
I mark was worth $.238.
The currency has become so depreciated
v An Germany that the
mark* hart been made of aluminum
lately. ifedrly *in July the down
xrade began. January 28 it was almost
as low, selling at $.0101.
To some extent the downward
movement was hastened by purchase
of foreign securities by Ger*
mans who feared continued depreciation
Trains will con1
Aufjart A. tion of I
"rtia station i
midst of the s
, _ Avenue and
_ Brooklyn, als
its centrally 1<
by direct pa
mgton, f itis
and mntng c
For fares, reserratioi
pr Agent, 323 Homer B
Telephone Main 556.
W. B. CAL'L<
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EACH PARTY SPLIT
IN PRINCE GEORGES
Racetrack Igsu<^ Divides
Both Democrats and
HYATTSVILLE. HA.. Sept. 8. ?
TJia stare Is set for the Democratic
and Republican primary election tomorrow
In Prince Georges County.
The polls will be open from 8 a. m
I? JUl On account -ol the,faetlonal
fight in both partita, which
haa resulted In one of Hie bitterest
primary campaigns In the history
I of the tfounty, an unasuatly heavy
' vote is expected.
I The outstanding feature of the
campaign is the race-track gam|
bllng Issue, which has found lta way'
I Into both parties. The organizaI
tlon wings of both partiea are
charged with indorsing race-track1
crumbling, a number of leaders in j
these branchea of the parties being
members of the board of directors i
of the Bowie race track. The reorganisation
forces In the Democratic '
party have candidates for the legislature,
/ State central committee,
county commlasioner and sheriff,
and delegatea to the State convention
who. for the most part, are
pronounced antl-race-track gambling
Tn the Republican party much lnorganisation
is also reported to be
agiUnst methods prevailing In tho
onduct of the Howie race track
<>n account of the fact that the
legislative ticket can effect the
race-track situation. Interest Is
chiefly centered in the outcome of
In tht Republican party much interest
attaches to the fight for Stat*
central committeemen. In the list
of thirteen candidates filed for the
committee,* the names of several
colored men appear. Indicating the
desire of the leaders to give the
colored voter ? quite a factor in
county Republican politics?representation.
Heading the organirai
tlon forces are S. Gardiner Cottle,
of Upper Marlboro, chairman of the
committee; James B. Belt.-of Meilwood
district, and Thomas M. Underwood.
of Piccataway. It Is understood
also that Representative
Sydney E. Mudd. of the Fifth ConI
aressional district, of which Prince
I Georges County is a part, is throwing
the weight of his influence and
patronage into tba organization
The Republican anti-organization
' wing has as Its lesders State's Atj
torney J. Wilson Ryon. of Riverdale:
County Commissioner George
N. Wells, of Rladen?burg; the InI
fluence of the Pyles family. Richard
I A. W. Pyles. of Mount Rainier, beI
ing a candidate for th? State senate.
I ind Jeremiah Hawkins, of Chillum
! district, a recognized leader among
the colored voters. None of the
j members of the present Democratic
| *5tate central committee are candlI
dates for re-election, but those who
I aspire to sucreed them are closely
i identified politically with the retirj
A total of seventy-efght candlI
dates will be voted upon, an unj
usually large number In view of
*^e fact that no county treasurer
nor register of wills, and only one
county commissioner candidate Is to
be nominated by each party.
inuc to active at
^A/eiv York City
iMENTS have been made for the o
Baltimore and Ohio trains to and.
on (7th Avenue and 32nd Street),;
s located just one block from Bi
hopping, hotel and theatre districts
?rmect station with Pennsylvania
Broadway Subways to all parts of]
0 direct service by bus lines, eleya
lg its terminal arrangement in N
: and Ohio also directs attention <
seated terminals in other importan
ssoiaer service-Philadelphia, Ba
burgh, Akron Cleveland, Colui
innati, Louisville, St. Louis and C
d Ohio train* r-e operated on coi
1 stations in over 1000 cities ai
s carry sleeping and parlor cars, fin
an noted for their excellent meals.
ns and information, apply to W. V.
ldg., Thirteenth and F Street? Nortl
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DWAY, - ? "
'Manager, * Ge?trai
Md" , - '*ah
t- r ?
By Patrol Ride
charge of obstructing the (treat
la not half ao bad aa riding; to the
atatlon hmm in the patrol wagon
of the First precinct, in the opinion
of three fruit venders who were
The vendera, John Chaae, *0 years
old, GeorgA Kreas, 27 years old,
and Joaeph Matorese, 52 years old,
thought the police were "rubbing
It in." when they were placed In
the alleged auto which la being
used while the regular patrol is
out of service, for the ride to the
The motor car has been in the
police department for several years
and this fact Is borne out by its
aggd appearance. The top which
has s-1 many patches It resembles
a crazy quilt, and the body is
covered with rust and scratches.
On the way to the station house,
the, venders were terrified and
pleaded with Driver Walker to "go
easy," expecting the ancient machine
to fall apart and park them
in the street.
At the station house the -venders
each deposited $10 collateral for
their appearance in court. They
thought that they had suffered
enough, and shouldn't have been
forced to put up the money.
ON SOUTHERN TRIP
NORFOLK. Va., Sept. 8.?The
Clyde Liner Apache, bound from
New York to Jacksonville, Fla., was
towed Into Lynnhav*n, near Norfolk,
this morning by the coast
guard cutter Manning.
The Manning left Norfolk in
search of the Apache last night in
response to distress signals which
said the steamer had broken her
crankshaft about twenty-flve miles
north of Cape Hatteras.
About 100 passengers aboard the
Apache will be delayed on their
FAIL TO INDICT
NEGRO FOR ATTACK
KNOXVILLE, Tenn.. Sept. 8.?The
grand Jury meeting here today
failed to return an Indictment
against Frank Martin ne^ro, alleged
to have attacked Miss Jesse
Parker, school teacher.
Martin was barely saved from
lynchincr several weeks ago whet*
an angry mob stormed the Jail,
i The would-be lynchers were fired
upon by county authorities and
j State militia, fifty being wounded
Miss Parker apjKared before the
"For Better Vision"
Phone Main 688. *18 O St. K.W.
t Dptical Dept.?Carl Petersen and i
and depart from
I I fl I MaiiH siroli'
roadway, in the
ted and surface - v
ew York City,
the public to
t cities reached
ivenient sched- v
id towns. All
it class coaches,
Shipley, Division Pa&scnhwest,
Washington, D. C.
E. LOWfe. '.vJ j
:imore, Md. ' ,
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CfF COLORED MAN
Right Eye Had Been,
Gouged Out After Des-'
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Sept.
8.?Croset. this county, is stirred
up over the brutal murder of Samuel
^homas, a worthy colored resident,
who was found dead in bed at
his home about 6:30 o'clock. His
right eye Had been gouged out of
his head with an ice pick or fork.
The position in which he was found
and the condition of the bed showed
that a desperate struggle had taken
A coroner's Jury was empanelled
by Magistrate J. W. Wolfe and, after
an exhaustive investigation
which lasted through the greater
part of the day, rendered a verdict
to the effect that Thomas' death
was an unnatural one, believed to
have "been due from the effects of
the gouging out of the ey??, which
injury was inflicted by some party
or parties unknown to the Jury.
Mrs. Elizabeth Echolds Dies.
LYNCHBURG. Va.. Sept. 8?Mrs
Elizabeth Hannah Echolds, 83 years
of age. widow of Jacob Echolds, j
died Wednesday morning at the
Many of the fiery, itching skin
trouble* are due solely to disorder*
of the blood. Don't let
these impurities torture you.
Thousands have rotten relief
from such troubles by taking
S. S. S, th. blood BMdictas that irlrmm
at ths Impurities and kslps pat la
Ik. ksaltky rsd Mood corpuscles.
For Special Booklet or toe inaividuMl
mdvicm. without ehmrf.
writo Olio/ MmdicMl Adv for.
S.S.S.Ce Dxp-t 433, Attmntm, Om.
Go tS.S. S. mtyoui drufgiat.
IS. s. s.
Thm Standard Blood Purifier
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leaders in the
duction as exe
home of the family bar*. Rhe wu
a native of Badfor* County
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But?, Mosquiteet, Lie.
MASTER PRODUCTS CO, lac.
Kali 4Bart TBr. Gallaa HH
KWIKDETH positively will
Act stain the finest fabric or affect
colors. Does not Injure
woodwork or paint, nor corrode
"O the Carrier
Everybody should I'se
far hMllh'a aake
aoio 18th St. N. W.
e Daily Spread on the Daily Br eat
I r.d-r Hue wood'.ind sVie
table. El!. Cto\ e Bu"cr a}?r
golden creamy spread.
Beginning with the herd?
from which the nch. sweet <
the various stages in the sj
reaches your table?ELK G
with one idea in view?IT
PURE, SWEET and UNVAItt
ive Batter Is Sold by Grocers Wb<
Their Castomers the Best Batter
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mplified in ihe Mispage
?vy;hich will be a p
ture of the Sunday
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re assured to investor*
B the First Mortgages
old by this house
Our present % First
Mortgages offer the highest
degree of Safety and
Satisfaction to convcrvative
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