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WASHINGTON V SUNDAY S UJiDA Y SEPTEMBER 9 < 1906 I PRICE FIVE CENTS
NUMBER 4470 1
EVERY VER Y ONE OFEM OF EM WA Y SOME DAY DA Y BE A VE EWEY EWEYBUNCH WE V VBUNCH
BUNCH OF FINE BOYS WHO ARE READY TO FIGHT FOR THEIR UNCLE SAM
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VL JLL L 1 iM ILL ILLFOR L Vl ESSITI IJ SI TY
FOR R PROMPT ACTION ACTIONGreater ACTI ACTIGreater AIGreater
Greater Washington Dends De Demands Demtnds ¬
mands nds the Opening ofj of ofP0tomac ofP
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P0tomac P tQrnac to LargerVessels Larger LargerVessels LargerVessels
Vessels VesselsBusiness VesselsBuaf VesselsBuMss
Business Buaf men generally havegiven have havegiven baveglyen
given unanimous IDOII approval to the theplan theplan theplan
plan for the improvement of theharbor the theharbor theharbor
harbor and channel C BlIel of Washington Washingtonto
to permit the largest lar > Sest ship of war warand warand warand
and the merchant marine to ap approach approae approach ¬
proach proae the docks of the city in safe safety safety satety ¬
ty and ease Indications now are arethat arethat arethat
that a determined effort will be bemade bemade bemade
made to secure at the next ext session sessionof Malonot sessionof
of Congress a sufficient appropria appropriation appropriation appropriation ¬
tion at least to begin this great greatwork groatwork reat reatwork
work workIt workIt
It 1 t is s commonly realised that noth nothing BOthinl nothing ¬
ing t1 that µ 2 can be done will promotemore promote promotemore promotemore
more the citys commercial ooMH IIslal import importance importanee Importance ¬
ance Many 117 harbors much lea lesspromising leapromltdD leapromising
promising and offering much less lessof 1 1of lessof
of potentiality have been so improved im improved 111IproftCl ¬
proved by the expenditure of the thecountrys thecountrrs thecountrys
countrys millions that millions mil1to of ofyearly ofyearly ofyearly
yearly commerce have been added addedto a addedto ded dedto
to their tradeWashington trade traGeWaakfaltoa tradeWashington
Washington business men want wantto wantto wantto
to know why wh this cant be done for forWashington torWuhtaaton forWashington
Washington Other Ot er than its lack of ofrepresentation otrepl8llefttation ofrepresentation
representation in Congress there thereseems theresee thereseems
seems see no direct answer to the ques question qU8fition question ¬
tion The broad and deep reaches reachesof reach reachof
of the Chesapeake open out only onlya
a brief distance from the citys citysdoors citysdoors elmsdoors
doors Only the river itself needs needsattention needsatteaUol1 needsattention
attention atteaUol1S1tjtct attentionS I ISubject
Subject S + tbjeot Attracts Attention AttentionThe AttentinThe AttentienThe
The articles articl on the subject previous previously prevto prevto1y ¬
ly app aKarmJ arUijr in the Washington Times Timeshave Timeshve Timeshave
have directed public attention to this thisimportant Uti UtiImportant thisImportant
important and ant even vital subject Manyhave Many Manyhave any anyha
have ha ve given ven th the matter deepest consider con consideratlon ider ideration j jation
ation Frank P May iay senior mor member memberof
of the firm nD of V P May A Co whole wholeRale wholeNle wholesale
sale desie dealers s in hardware Is one oneot of those thosewho tbo thosewho e ewho
who have been most impressed by the theimportance theImportnee theImportance
importance of the subject and the thepromise theprom thepromise
promise prom of future good the improve improvement Improvetnnt improvement ¬
ment of the harbor and nd channel chann < l holds holdsout boldut holdsout
out ut to Washington WashingtonThere 1VabinrtonTIt WashingtonThere
There TIt is t no question about a > out the advan advantage attvanta advantage ¬
tage ta the improvement W would U14 bring to tothe tothe tothe
the citys dU trade said Mr May lay speak speaking speakIns peakIn ¬
Ins In < < Ut a a > reporter of The Times TI yesterday yesterdayafternoon Yeete aY aYafterftOolL j jafternoon
afternoon Whet Wb Where water transportation transportationoffers transportationotters
offers 0 < < competition to t rail transportation transportationrates tranaportaUonrue
rates rue are always lower than where here rail railroutes railroutM railrogtd
routes compete wholly wtth themselves themselvesThe t themselvesThe meelVeL meelVeLThe
The limited l water competition C < lD etlllon now offered otter ottered ofrere4 ¬
ed ta but a small part of what the Po Potomac PotOtNle PetomaC ¬
tomac might provide for the city cityIt cityJt cityIt
It has been credibly announced that thatContinued thatCoDtinued thatContinued
Continued on Ninth Page
DINNER DINNERTO TO CREWSSTRENGTHENS CREWS CREWSSTRENGTHENS
STRENGTHENS TIES TIESBETWEEN TIESBETWEENNATIONS
BETWEEN BETWEENNATIONS BETWEENNATIONSRobs NATIONS NATIONSHospitality
Hospitality Robs Har ljIar ljIarvards ar arvards
vards yard s Defeat of o f Its ItsSting ItsSting
Sting StingLONDON StingLONDON StingLONDON
LONDON Sept IHa L H Happier expres expressions tXMI tXMIot txpreastoas ¬
sions of hMorwational goodwill goo4wUl40m have eeldom eel seldom ¬
ban banquet haaquet baaquet ¬
dom marked an ft AmericanEnglish AmeticaaE h
quet than attended ttended the rowing rowlDcdInner men mendinner mens mensdinner
dinner at the Princess Prlnee restaurant lat latnight lsi UWttnight t tnight
night when the Harvard and Cambridge Cambridgecrewa CabrklPcrews Cambridgecrews
crews were the guests of honor It Itaa ItaabaAd was washandsacroestheseas washandsacrossthe
handsacroestheseas baAd handsacrossthe cro theseaa seas from beginning to toend tit9d toend
end and the most mo t wholehearted good goodfellowship sooclfellowablP goodfellowship
fellowship marked the entertainment entert ofthe of ofthe otthe
pitted en endurance endurance endurance ¬
the oarsmen who yesterday ye terdy
durance and watermanship one against againstthe apJutthe againstthe
the other on the Putney courseIo course courseNo OOUrRNo
No Bitterness in Defeat DefeatThe D DefeatThe feat featThe
The defeat which the Harvard methad met methad me1ud
had suffered at the hands ot I the iO cn cntabIJ tantabs n nUM
rankle In the U breast breastof breastof breastof
had left no
UM present least of aU aUthe sillthe H Hthe
of American
any the enthusiasm which whichmarked whlehmarked whichmarked
the crew men and
was wa r really eX + A ArcUnary aOrdinary
marked the speeches speech Jr JrOrdinary
spontaneity and was In Incontrovertible Incontrovertible Incontrovertible ¬
Ordinary In Its
controvertible pro proof of thf the highest highestsportsmanship f fsportsmanship
sportsmanship which has attended the themost themo themost
International boat races racesAmong racuAmon racesAmong
most t recent of
mo
were ere some me of the themost themOitt themost
the guest
Among Amon < <
English oarsmen and andathletes andathlet andathletes
most prominent
officialsand officials oftlcl1and oficiaioand
high government
athletes athlet with
and members of Parliament Ambassa Ambassador Ambuaadec m1Ja m1Jadot ¬
dot Whltelaw Reid and members of hla hlastaff hlastaff hisstaff
staff represented the United Un States gtatuwhile Stateswhile Statuwhile
while a number of Americans in England Englandto Bn < < Iand Iandto
were among the Invited InvltadAmbassador Invitedueet8 Invitedguests
to see the race
guests guestsAnbaseador ueet8 ueet8AmbaSSAdor
Ambassador Reid struck his meet follottous fe felioltous fl1I0ItOl8
lioltous vein in his speech He said saidI
I am authorized on behalf ef f Harvard HarvardUniversity HalV1UdUnSv HarvardUniversity
University UnSv rsuY to assure Cambridge as asI atContinued asContinued
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LUMBER at OLD PRICES NOW NOWTat NOWat NOWIat
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PALMA SUMMONS SUMMONSCUBAN SUMMONSCUBAN
CUBAN CONGRESS CONGRESSIN
IN EXTRA SESSIONSeriousness SESSION SESSIONSeriousness
Seriousness of o Situation SituationDemands SituationDemands SituationDemands
Demands Prompt PromptAction PromptAction P rem P PAction t
ActionHAVANA Action ActionHAVANA ActionHAV
HAVANA HAV N Sept S LTbe The seriotMnes Hrf of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the attaatton In Cube was made mal manifest malteet ms 1 1feet ¬
feet tonight when President Pre lde t Palma Is Issued 18a Is Issued ¬
sued a H a call for an extraordinary session sessionof se sessionof 8Son 8Sonof
of the congress con of Cuba to rapet here herein hereIn herein
in Havana on September 14 It Is Isstated I Illtatfld isstated
stated in the call that the extraordinary extraordinarysession oxtraordlnaryMS8Ion extraordinarysession
session will deal with present pre ent condi condtdons conditions contU110M ¬
dons on the islandGreat island islandGreat lalandQreat
Great apprehension is fe1 felt felf as to con conditions con conditions condltloOl ¬
ditions In Plnar del Rio No word has hasbeen hasbeen hasbeen
been heard from there slftoe since early Sat Saturday Saturday Saaturday ¬
urday and It Is now feared that the theinsurgent thelnsurpnt theinsurgent
insurgent leader has succeeded in car carrying carrylnK earrying ¬
rying out his h plans of occupying Otcu ylnc the theleading theleadln theleading
leading leadln points pOln in that province provinceIn proymceIn provinceIn
In Santa Clara It is I stated tatt > d that General Gen General ¬
eral Qimmaa a OM tn Insurgent Ismler is in incomplete Incompiete incomplete
complete accord with Lieut Col Valle Valleand Valleand1t Valleand
and and1t It Is als also stated tatt f that General Bravo Bravowho Bravowho Bravowho
who la in command of the insurgents insurgentsnear In insurgentsnear urgenta urgentan
near n ar Trinidad has also decided to ceas ceashostilities cease eMMboIIt11it1e ceasehostilities
hostilities until armistice arrangementcan arrangement arrangementscan arrangementcan
can be made madeThis madeTh madeThis
This Th is believed here to indicate that thatthe thatthe thatthe
the demand of the insurgents that thatnew a anew anew
new general ra1 election shall be called will willbe willbe willbe
be granted thus pacifying all factions factionsInsurgents ractloturInsurgents factionsInsurgents
Insurgents Routed RoutedIn RoutedIn ou e en
In n Havana Province ProvinceHAVANA ProvinceHAV ProvinceHAVANA
HAVANA HAV J Sept S STrapP61 Trapped and badly badlywhipped badlywhipped badlywhipped
whipped in a battle almost within soundof sound soundof soundof
of the palace 1aee in this city the Insurgents Insurgentsin
in this province IOvln are scattered and de demoralised aemorallaed cemoralieed ¬
moralised Colonel Asbert who commanded com commanded comaeeel ¬
manded aeeel the Insurgents Is among theserouely the theseriously theserlou
serlou seriously lr wounded The list of dead is isContinued IsContinued inContinued
Continued on Second Page
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ANNAPOLIS Md X d Sept lTHe lTHeeightyfive LTIMet 1Theeightyfive
eightyfive et tyftY6 midshipmen who will be begraduated Msraduate4 begraduated
graduated from the Naval Academy y on onWednesday OftWe onWednesday
Wednesday We taHday next wilt leave eave that Insti Institution luUtuUon Institution ¬
tution with less eclat than did almostany almost almostany
any body of young men who ho preceded precededthem preeededthem ed edtbtm
them yet the section of the clam iswithout is iswithout IIwithout
without doubt the most remarkable remarkal > > le ag aggregation AKtton aggregation ¬
gregation tton Of f graduates that ever left leftthe J leftthe tt ttthe
the American naval schoolThe school schoolThe llehooLhe
The he clam cf IMC which began its itsservices ItsMmees itsservices
services at the Naval Academy withmembers WIthmembers with with2SS
2SS members has been divided into intothree Intothree intothree
three sections RCtIo to be graduated respec respectively reepeetlnty respectively ¬
tively in September IMC and February Februaryand Februaryand Februaryand
and June 1MT and the first HOtsonrepruenta aeetienrepresents section sectionrepresents
represents the eightyfive youths who whohave whohave whohave
have qualified for the graduation aduatlQn in thefirst the thefirst UtaftNt
first section by reaching 1MC the very high highscholastic b1gh8Cholaatlc highscholastic
scholastic attainments ttaanment which were set setas ietthe setas
as the mark for membership in this thisvery tb tbvery thisvery
very distinguished body bodyBoys bo47Boys bodyBoys
Boys All Did Pretty Well WellMarks WellYarks WellMarks
Marks are assigned at the Naval NavalAeademy NVAJAdy NavalAcademy
Academy on the basis of 4 for a amaximum amaximum amaximum
maximum and 250 10 re ftxe wesents > resenU enta a po passing passingmark pamgmark ng ngmark
mark Each of the eightynve midship midshipmen mIdblpm8l midshipmen ¬
men who will receive his hJ diploma lploma on onWednesday onedllT onWednesday
Wednesday edllT next has made better than thanUS thanIJJ thanIi
Ii US as an average in all studies dur during durInc durlug ¬
lug Inc the whole course at the Academy Academyand Acedemyand Academyand
and has received a mark also within witnlnthe wlLnlnthe withinthe
the limit for the special eour course ae undergoal under undergone unc1ergone ¬
gone gone this summer at the Academy AcademyIt AoacJem AoacJemIt
It might ml < < ht be thought that a body of ofyoung otyoung ofyoung
young men who had presumably pre umably de devoted devoted 1 1votfd ¬
voted much time to their studies had haddone haddone hadddone
done very veT little in other oUt lines Un of activitywhich activity activitywhich activitywhlcl
which exist at the Naval Academy Acadm Acadmthey Academythey as asthey
they do In other institutions lu UtutSona whereyoung whereyoung where whereyoung
young men are gatheredContinued gathered athered atheredContinued
1 Continued on Second Page Pageo
o 4
ANOTHER AN OTHER VICTIM VICTIMOF VIC1IMPOTOMAC
OF j DROWNING INLoses IN INPO
PO POTOMAC TO MAG RIVER RIVERWilliam RIVERWilliam
William Walters Waltersj Loses LosesLife LosesLife LosesLife
Life While Bathing n With WithCompanions WithCompanIons l lCompanions
Companions CompanionsWIlBsm
I
WIlBsm WU am Walt Walters eighteen years eu8 eu8ell oM oMef Bidet
ef Langley Va was drowned about X Xoclock IoCJIook aoclock
oclock yesterday erda3 afternoon while bath bathlas baikIngba bathlag
las Ingba lag m i the Potomac off Fortyfoot rock reekabout rockabout rocItt
about t half a mile above the Three as asters saaten > gstern ¬
ten on the Virginia side of the river riverWalters liverWalt riverWalters
Walters Walt was swimming with a party partyof partyof arty artyot
of Washington wuhlD < < ton boys boy at the time of theaccident theaccident the theaccident
accident and according to those who whowere whowere whowere
were with him there is I considerable considerablemystery eonstderablem considerablemystery
mystery m tel7 as to Just how the drowning drowningoccurred drownlqoccnrred drowningoccurred
occurred Early yesterday yester Y afternoonWilliam afternoon afternoonWilliam aftfllDOCl1WilHam
William B LSDuc i eDuc Duc who lives It at 1 1Twent 1461 1461Twentyfirst < M MTwentyBrst
TwentyBrst Twent t street northwest started startedup startedup IUd IUdup
up the river with his three sonslouls sonsloulsArthur sons 8Oft1ltou 8Oft1ltouArthur touts toutsArthur
Arthur and Harold H Haroldand oldaad and MnCall nCall aIl and andCharles addCharles andCbarle
Charles Mercer of IM II Twentieth street streetnorthwest meetDorthWMt streetnorthwest
northwest northwestWhile DorthWMttthlle northwestMlle
While walking < < down Thirtysecond Thirtysecondstreet TIaIrtMCMJIiCIstreet Thirtyaeeendstreet
street the party met Walters Walt and McCsil Mc McCsll Mccan
can Csll Mercer asked ked him hI to go with them thecaWhen themWhen the theWlten
When they readied Fortyfoot rode rodeall rockall rodkaU
all of the boys ro In the boat mad made an effort ef effort eftort ¬
fort to see who would be the first In Inthe inthe Inthe
the water McCall Mercer was the first Aretand firstand antd
and d the others followed Waiters was wasseen WIdMeA wasseen
seen in the water a few minutes later laterand laterand aterand
and apparently having considerable cpnsfderabkitrouble considerabletrouble COIUIIderabhltrouble
trouble to keep above the surface One Oneof Oneof Oneof
of the boys asked him if he needed neededassistance neededaut neededassistance
assistance aut tance but he made no reply replyHe TePlyHe replyHe
He was missed later on and a search searchwas searahlwas earchiaa i
was iaa immediately Instituted but notrace no notrace notrace
trace of the boy could be foundAt foundAt found foundAt
At K oclock a message was wa sent nt to toActing toActin toActing
Acting Actin Harbormaster JIarborma ter Dean requesting requestinghim r8q1lelltllljfblm requestingm
him m to send the harbor precinct launchMajor launch launchMajor 1auaehlIj
Major lIj r Sylvester When Whethe the e boat ar arrived artived arrived ¬
rived no one could be found who couldtell could couldtell eouJtJtell
tell where the drowning had occurred occurredAfter oCurredAtter occurredAlter
After cruising for some time In the the theclnlty vi vicinity vicinity ¬
cinity of Fortyfoot rock the launchwas launch launchwaa
was 088 obliged obU ed to return because of dark darkness darknH darknose ¬
ness The search will be continued today to today todR ¬
day dR a and d the police poU will take several of ofthe orthe ofthe
the boys with them to point p psint tnt out exactiv ex exactlv exacUv
actlv where the accident happened hapvened1f
1f
NE n R4ILWAY R4ILWAYLONG WAY WAYLONG
LONG DELAYED DELAYEDNOW DELAYEDWashington
NOW IN SIGHT SIGHTWashington SIGHTand
Washington WashingtonNOW and Western WesternMaryland WesternMaryland 1 1Maryland
Maryland Shows ShShows Signs Signsof Signsof Signsof
of Returning Life LifeThe Lifene LifeThe
The Citlsens oni itiH = ons of Georgetown after afteryears aftereana afteryears
years eana of patient waiting WaU1D may at last lastbe Jutbe lastbe
be re rewarded rded in their fight for bet better better better ¬
ter freight facilities tacniU through the thecompletion thecompletton thecompletion
completion of the longdelayed longdelayedWashington loncdelayedWaabmgton longdelayedWashington
Washington and Western Maryland Marylandrailroad MalJandrailroad ldarylaadrailroad
railroad a part of which was con constructed constructed con constructed ¬
structed years ago 10 only to lie idle idleand idleaDd idleand
and tall into > decay decayUnderlying decayUDderlyinc decayUnderlying
Underlying this statement is involved in involved invotTed ¬
volved the problem as to whether whetherthat whrthat whetherthat
that portion Ortion of the District is i soon soonto 800Ilto soonto l
to take a forward step in commer commercial commercial commercal ¬
cial importance and thus provide provideits proTideita provideits
its full share In the Greater GreaterWashington GreaterWublaaton GreaterWashington
Washington boom movement or orwhether orwhetber orwhether
whether it is to take a retrograde retrogradeone t
one The question has recently been boearevived beenreyfyec bcesrevived l
revived through the activity netlvtt of the theWashington theWultlB8tOn theWilahtngton
Washington and Western Marylandrailroad Maryland Marylandrailroad MarlandraUroad l
railroad in starting tartl to carry carr out its itscharter itaeharter Itscharter I
charter obligations by constructing constructinga
a spur of track to join with the theMetropolitan theMetropolitan theMetropolitan I
Metropolitan and Southern Railroad RailroadCompany Ratl1oadCompany RailroadCompany
Company at Chevy Che Chase the latter latteri lattercompuy lattercompany
company being the connecting link linkwith linkwith linkwith
with the Baltimore and Ohio rail railroad rallrcMU1 railroad ¬
road at Linden Md MdReplacing MdReplacing MdReplacing
Replacing the Old Tracks TracksDuring TracksDuring I IDuring
During the last month Jft Dth the railroad railroadcompany railroadeompaDY railroadcompany l
company has had gangs i < > f workmenemployed workmenemployed workmen workmenemployed L
employed in tearing up and replacing replacingthe replacingthe replacingthe
the old tracks laid some years ago but butwhich butwhlc butwhich
which were never used l ed because it is isclaimed isclaimed isclaimed
claimed the Baltimore a1tbIUK and Ohio rU rUContlnued ranContinued railContinued
Continued on Fourth Page
NW ALEXANDRIADREAM ALEXANDRIA ALXANURIAHIPPL
HIPPL DREAM DRfAMSANK DREAMSANK2OOOOOO
SANK SANK2OOOOOO 2 OOO OOOPhiladel 3 3Philadelphia
Philadelphia Philadel phia Bank Wreck Wrecker
er e Lost L 0 st Huge H uge Fortune Fortuneon FOrt ne ne1O
1 1O Ghuae y yon F
on on PotomacPROMOTED Potomac PotomacPROMOTED PotonlacP
PROMOTED P OMOTED TOWN TOWNSOLD TOWNSOLD TOWNSOLD
SOLD ITS BONDS BONDSBorrowed BONDSBorrowed BONDSBorrowed
Borrowed Immense Imm nse Sums Sumson Sumson Sumso
o on > n Paid Up Bonds of WA W WA WA
A do MtV Mt V Electric Rail Railroad Railrod Railroad ¬
road Company CompanyA CompanyYiaIoDary
A 1k visionary city within seven sevenMB sevensftea seyttol
sftea MB ot Washington w is mm said to tohftv tofie tolave
lave hftv fie absorbed aMor 2000000 of the themoney themoMy themoney
money which disappeared from the thevault thenalg thevaults
vault of the Real Estate Trust TrustCompany TruRteopany Trustcompany
Company of Philadelphia before its itspresident itspre itspresident
pre president tdent Frank K Hipple committed com committed committecl ¬
mitted suicide suicideThis suicideThis alctdeThis
This town was to have been built builtoutside builtoutside builtoutside
outside of Alexandria AJexaad and was to tobe tobe tobe
be known kno s ac New Alexandria A > wxaadrta It Itconsists ItcoDslBt8 Itconsists
consists ashy of a lot of Potomac Potomacmarshes Potomacmarsh Potomacmtfsbea
marshes marsh and lid the brasses br blow blowcrass bloWACrt blowacross
ACrt across crass it t without hindrance so far faras farutee faras
as tenanted utee buildings MUdl are concern concerned concerned concerned ¬
ed edHlppfe edHi
Hlppfe Hlpp Hi ppib had faith Jn In it t and ad it was washis washis washis
his dream to build build there re factories factoriesand factoriesand factoriesand
and homes for the workmen who whower whowere whowere
wer were to patronise the projected car carHnes carIbteI carlines
lines and lid born b ru the gas that Hippie Hippieand HippleAd Rippleand
and Ad his associates were to supply supplyThe upplyThe Bppi7The
The factories factorl are still on paper paperand paperaDd paperand
and the gas plants are as yet fig figments figmeats ftgmeats ¬
meats of a distempered vision visioni Yl8tonBott visionBonds
i Bonds Bott of this t la city and d enterprises enterpriseswere enterpriseswere enterpriseswere
were sold by Hippie and then thenbought thenboupt thenbought
bought in Then the old bonds as asworthless asworthJ asworthless
worthless worthJ as Confederate currency currencywere currencywera currencywere
were pledged pJtMl e not only at his own owncompany ownOOmp1I7 owncompany
company by him but at other con confiding conl conrdtng ¬
> fiding banks to the extent of hun hundreds hundreM hundreds ¬
dreds of thousands thou aD4a of dollars dollarsStarted dollarsStarted dollarsStarted
Started With Wit WitThe Flourish PledshThe FlourishThe
The chimerical settlement ttle tent of New NewAlexandria NWAJexancJrla NewAlexandra
Alexandria was w started OB the southbeak south southbank JIOuthbaRk
bank of Hunting creek Nek OB 0 one mile mil from fromAlexandria fromt fromAlexandria
Alexandria about ten years ago agoDuring agoDuring P Pl
During the first rat few years of its ex existence x xIstenee C CJat ¬
Jat istence the n new w city seemed aee aec1 to be on the theroad thel therah
road to a prosperity that would wouldeventually wouldeventually wouldeventually
eventually eclipse the parent city Mr MrHippie MrI MrRipple
Hippie who was the prime promoter promoterwas promoterwaa promoterwas
was frequently in Alexandria and tl tl6 tl6I > enew e enew
new suburb superintending the estab establishment e establiehu tab tabJt ¬
Jt liehu lishment u + ent of a spoke and broom factory factoryAn t3 tOr tOr6ft
An the new site ate te A hotel was soon erect erected er erected t ts ¬
ed s and H number of cottage sprung up upWorkmen LpWorkmen O OWorkmen
Workmen began to pour in from from Alexandria Alex Alexandria AlexlUMIna ¬
andria as the New Alexandria was looked look looked looked ¬
ed upon U OIl by many mD is is tbe coming e mln < < Indus Industrial Indu Indutrl Industrial ¬
trial trl t center of that section s Uon of the stateAmong State StateAmong tate tateAmong
Among the first enterprises which whichgave whkhl whichsave
gave color aol to the new settlement was wasthe wasthe i iL
the erection of the powerhouse powtTho for th thWashington the theWashington
j
Washington Alexandria and Mt Ver Vernon Velnon Vernon
non railway In that city Mr Hipplewas Hippie Hippiewas HiPPIewas
was at that t time a stockholder oeIchclW In therailway the therailway theraJlway
railway company companyFive OOMJMUtYFlv6 companyFIve
Five years ago the railway company companyremoved companyremoved companyremoved
removed the foot bridge which spanned spannedw
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