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FRIDAY EVENING. MAE. 6. 1908.
Local Matters. Sub and Tide Table. Bon rise* tomorrow at 6:24 aod sets 6:59, High water at UM a. m. and 11:59 p.m. Weather Probabilities. For this aectiou cloudy and warmer to? night; fair tomorrow. SCHOOL BOARD. At the monthly meeting of the City School Board held last night there were present, Captain Herbert Bryant, chair iiisd, and Messrs. Tnompaoo, Stabler, Harxsay, Bradshaw, Thomson, Boothe, Smoot, Carter, Dr. Smith and the Super iotenden'. Mr. Carter, from the committee on schoolhouse* and furniture,reported that be and Mr. Yates had recently gone over the school buildings and made an esti? mate of tbe cost of needed repairs; the buildings were in fairly good coodition tho og o Mime repairs were needed; tbe rep >n of ibe estimated cost would be handed io later; be suggested that the fire e*iH(>es be inspected. Dr. S nub stated tbat the escapes bsd beeu inspected and were found to be in fairly good order snd that they could be put in perfect repair at a small cost. He moved that the committee on school bouses and|furniture have tbe escapes put in perfect order and bis motion was carried. One bill for supplies was ordered to be paid aod one for repairs was referred to the finance committee. The Superintendent presented a com? munication from Miss Grigg, principsl of Lee school, stating that some of tbe pupils wanted to be taught painting. The matter was referred to the commit? tee on studies and discipline. Toe Superintendent also reported that he bad vimte I the schools during ths past month; there had been some little aickness among tbe teachers, bot lhat only one school had been closed aod tbat on account of death in the family of one of the teachers. He also stated that tbe State Board of Examiners had ordered a conference for (tits district to meet in Culpeper on (March 18, 19 and 20, and that he had been invited to be present aod to bring aa many of the teachers with bim aa could come. No action was taken. It having been stated that the City Council had appropriated the $1,500 recently asked by the board, the clerk was directed to draw warran** in favor of the four teacher* who were entitled to an increase of $5 per month in their pay. A paUUosj from four other teachers asking an increase of pay wa* referred to the finance committee. The board then adjourned. TO EXAMINE BUILDINGS. There was a meeting of the Board of Fire Wardens last night. The meet? ing was attended by Mayor Pafl and Mr. Gei rte Vf. Pettey, Chief Eogineer of tbe Fire Department. The ohj?ct of the meeting was to take immediate action in the inspection of all buildings in this city where people congregate in | numbers. Mayor Faff had prepared a resolution empowering the Chief Engineer in con? junction with the police department lo inspect churches, buildings in which performances or moving picture exhibi? tions are niven, and all other structures where public assemblages take place, and see that proper safeguards against fire nie installed, as well as easy exit. The resolution of the Mayor adopted, and its objects will be carried out at once. A report is to be made during the next ten days. DI-ORDER ON A TRAIN. At ti a e li ur iast night a number of vcuol' indi f'i tu Washington who had attend-d an entertainment in tbis city board) d an electric train for the purpose of returning to their bornes. As soon as they K ok seats in the cars they be? came disorderly, and gave no heed to Conductor Crockett, who attempted to quiet them. Tbe conductor summoned tbs police and pointed out several of the more loud-mouthed of the gang, and Of? ficers Hende'son, Sampson, Garvey and Bell to ik ii custody four of the young men. S-veral, however, succeeded in leaving the cars and making their ts cape. Trie prisoners upon reaching the I station house gave their names as War? ren Potts, Dudley Stone, Leo Dethierry and Erm* Guy. They each left $5 collateral for their appearence this morn? ing, but none of the party could be found when the case was called in the Police Court. CHARGED WITH SEDUCTION. A soldier was Arraigned in the Police Oourt this morning charged with im? proper relation* with a young woman of this city on a promise of marriage. The complainant made her statement to the court, after which the accused was ask? ed if fie desired to say anything in an? swer to tbe charge. The soldier said he had rm defense to make, but intended to marry the young woman on the first of the montb. He subsequently announced his willingness to have the ceremony performed forthwith. Justice Caton or? dered that the man be held, and should he fail to marry the prosecutrix he would be sent on to the grand jury. Later the foktier, accompanied by officers, proceeded ti the psrsinssge of the M. P. Church, where he met the young woman and the couple were married by Rev. G. I. Humphreys. DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEE. Tbe democratic committee of the Eighth congressional district bas been called to meet at Manassss, on March 9th, to arrange the time and method of holding a democratic primary for the selection of a nomioee for Congress. The committee is compo*ed ol George S. Shackelford, chairman; Grenville Gaines, Thoa. H. Lion, Raleigh T. Green and G. L. Boothe. DIED IN A HOSPITAL. Mr. Garbott Pulman, a resident of this city, died in the George Washing? ton Hospital, Washington, yeeterdsy moroiog. Tbe deceased leaves a widow and five children. _ Mr. John, Riba, of Vining, Is., says: "1 h?vebeeu miling DeWitt's Kidney snd Blad der Pills for atxnit a year and they gi?e bet ter Mtisfsctios thea any pill 1 ever sold. I have n-t-,1 them Myself with hoe result*." bold h} \v. k. Cretfetoa A I o. Oysters ia all styles at Karoni*) e'afe. Money can be saved by bnying your Shoes at Marshall's, 422 King street. BIRTHDAY AS-OOIATION. The George Washington Birthday As? sociation at the meeting last night at the rooms of tbe Chamber of Commerce, Moally settled lbs sffsirs in connection with hs celebration of tbe 22i of Feb? ruary. Treasurer William H Msy's re? port showed tbat every bill contracted had b en psld. The total receipts bsd been $1,633. Letters expressing appreciation of the hospitable manner in which they were entertained during the day of the patade were read from Commissioner Macfar land, Cap'. Oyster, and others of W?sV ington. A letter from Senator John W. Daniel expressing hit insbiiity to be in Alsxaodria on tbat occasion wss also read. Treasurer May was commended for the able manner in which be managed the finances of tbe affair. A risiog vote o* thanks wss extended Pnsideot J. Y. Williams for the successful manner in which the psrade passed off. President Williams made a saitable response. The annual election of officers was postponed, subject to a call of tbe chair. A letter wea received from the mana? ger of a Washington paper expressing regret that an article in which an at? tempt wa* made to ridicule tbe celebra? tion of Washington's birthday in tbs city had found its way into the columns of that paper. The writer further state'! "that any article in which untruths, gross exaggerations and ofleosive ridicule are combined should have been printed in the paper is in itself unpardonable." In concluding he says: "I may add that we feel that it is only a mark of respect lhat we shall make sure that tbe man who wrote this par? ticular article shall at no future time be entrusted with the writing of any matter pertaining to Alexandria or her people." ""funerals. The funeral of the late John F. Chauncey took place from the residence, 613 south Henry street, this afternoon. Rev. Edgar Carpenter, rector of Grace Church, officiated, and the interment waa in the Presbyterian cemetery. The following were the pallbearers: Messrs. C. J. W. Summers, Joseph Ewald, Thomas Hall, J. D. Brown, Frank Evans and George W. Hall. The funeral ol tbe Isle Mr*. Anna Heath, who died in Washington last Tuesday night, took place this morning from the residence. The lunersl cor? tege later proceeded to St. Dominic's Church where requiem high mas* was sung. The interment was in Mount Olivet cemetery. A number of relatives and friends of the deceased in this city j attended tbe funersl. The funeral of tbe late Rev. George 8. Simerville. who died at Clifton Springs, N. Y., on Wednesday, tonk place from Old Falls Church, at Falls Courch, Fairfax county, at 2 o'clock this evening and was largely attended, a number of clergymen from Virginia and Washing en being present. The ser? vices were conducted by Bishop Gibson and Rev. Dr. S. A. Wallis. MORE MACHINERY. The Bliss Silk Throwing Company has received another carload of machin? ery which will be installed at once in the factory on tbe west side of Pitt street, between Wilkes and Gibbon. Thi company is now employiog about sixty persona, and when the additional ma? chinery shall bave been pot in operation the force will be increased to one hundred. Tbe fact tbat the Bliss C.mpany is in creasing its facilities at a time when a depreasion in manufacturing exists in other places is gratifying. Should tbe plant continue to thrive it is said tbe company will continue to install ma? chinery until it will be necessary to employ from three to four hundred per? sons. POLIO 800U RT. [Justice H. B. Oaton presiding.] The following cases were disposed of this morning : A (Oldier, charged with seduction, was held, he having promised to marrry the young woman who preferred the charge. Warren Potts, Dudley Stone. Leo Dethierry and Ernest Guy, chsrged with disorderly conduct oo an electric train, forfeited $5 each by failing to ap? pear. Vernard Beacher and Eogene Sebas? tian, charged with conducting business without a license were dismissed. KILLED BY A TRAIN. A south bound Cbesspeake and Ohio passenger train which passed this city st 4:30 yesterday afternoon struck a col? ored man named Peter Wood at Four? teenth street and Maryland avenue, Washington. Wood wssinataotly killed. He was 65 years old. Wood was picking up eosl slong the elevated tracks. He had walked from Seventh street south? west, and was just about to leave the tracks to cross the foot of the bridge when tbe trsio struck bim. CHICKENS STOLEN. Thieves last night invaded the prem? ises ol Rev. Alexander Troatt, on the, south side of Princess street, between Wsshington and Columbus, and, after wringing the heads from tbem, carried od nine Plymouth Rock and black Mi? norca chickens. BASKETBALL. The Alexandria Athletic Association basketball team detested the Shamrocks, I of Washington, last night in one of the fastest and most excitirg games of the season by a score of 8 to 6. Tbe Alex? andria team wiil play Battery D at Fort, Myer tonight. PERSONAL. Mrs. James M. Love, who has re? cently returned from the Philippines, is visiting her mother, Mrs. W. B. Dan? gerfield._ Clams in all styles st Bammsl Caf*. All want the beat. Ths Hess. Walk Over, Red Cross, and Queen Quali y Shoes sre to be bad at J. A. M anshan 4 Bra's., 422 King street nov21 tf PIED. | At the Georg* Washington Hospital, in Washington,1 March 6. 1908. QAKBO'T P ULM AN, sged 50 yean. Funeral from bis late residence, 403 south Washington street, Munday afternoon, at 2:3) o'clock.?[Balti? more and Philadelphia papers please copy, i We Enlarge Pictures And sill Bugs, Clock* and Table Covei* on easy payment*. H. E. WEBB, 135 tooth Fairfax street. raari 3t?_ WANTED. WANTED.-To boy tor ca** Hot'sK good location. I). J. B., care of lin? gett* Office. tuart ls* DRY GOODJ^ Woodward fi Lothrop 10th. urn. ffrosts. M. W. w**niNOTON. P. c Boys' Winter Clothings At Clearance Prices. We offer the entire balance of our win? ter stock of Boy*' Cribing st half snd less th?n half price for final clearance. Suits tint can be worn now and up until (ste spring. Youths' Long Trousers Suits, of vari? ous all-wool materials; siz?s 15 to 21 year*, or 31 fo 37 chest measure. $9.50 each. Were $18.50, $20 Ou, and $22.50. Boys' All-wool Suits, knickerbocker style; sizes 9 to lil. $5 each. Were $10, $11, and $12. B ;ys' Suits of Fancy Mixtuns, with either straight or knickerbocker trant? ers: *iz?s S to 10. $3.25 each. Were $5, $G, and $6.50. Boys' Long Overcoats, io blacks ard grays; a'zea 10 to 17. 16 each. Were $8.50, $10, and $12.50. Boys' Fine Reefers, in Chinchilla, Gray, and Navy Blue Cheviot; sites 2j to 10. $5 each. Were $8.50, $10, and $11. Boys' Reefe's, in several styles; sites 2J to 12. 1195 each. Were $5, $?;, and $6.50. Boys' Sweaters, butlon-down-the-front styles; good colors. 50c each. Were $1.00. Third floor?10th st. Quaranted Sew? ing Machines. Sewing 'Machines, in the latest im? proved designs and handsome woodwork, and all ball-bearing. Each machine ks complete with a full set of the most up to-date nickeled steel attachments, and unreservedly guaranteed for ten years. $18 to tit) each. Hand Machines, $10.50 each. Satisfactory arrangements can be made st thedepsrtment for partial pay ments. Special attention is called to (be Griest Self-shortening Belt Coupler. A remedy for lose sewing machine tells. A simple little nVf'ei that requires but a moment toadjr* , sod which ssvts i lot nf worry and trouble. Io a word, ts a mesns of coupling tbe ends of the belt and of constantly maintaining tbe proper bf lt tension. It also strengthens ind perfects the mschine at its weakest ind most imperfect point. Price, 35s each. Second fl jor? G st. Woodward & lothrop. Little Neck Clam* at Kammel Cafe. Broken lots of Ladies' Fine Shoes at about half price. J. A. Marshall & Bro. 422 King street. LOCAL BREVITIES. John Gilroy, a youth who disappeared from his home, in West End, a lew days ago, han returned. Tbe Fire Warden*, Chief of Fire De? partment and Chief of Police were ont Lod*y inspecting fire escapes, etc. Mr. Peter Harrington's new livery stable on Ht. Asaph street, between King and Cameron, was topped oft yea teiday. A box of club sandwiches sent to this iffije today from the Fairfax Cafe were delicious, and shows that the chef there fcnows his business. A light rain began to fall early last night aod continued at intervals dur? ing tbe day. The wind has been from the northeast aod tbe temperature raw. Maria Thompson, colored, aged 60 rears, died at her home, 20'J north Henry street, yesterday. Her remains were forwarded io Cumberland county, irhere they will ba inlerred. Tbe Chesapeake and Ohio canal, which han been closed for Ihe winter month*, will open for the season's trsffic n a few days. During the past three months a number of improvements bave been made to tbe canal bed. New Beets, New Cabbage. String Beans> nytnliog*. Cauliflower, Rhubarb, Egg Plant*. Florida Tomatoes, Radishes, Lettuce, Celery aud r.tber seasonable vegetable* at Oeo. K. Bender'*, City Market. Bell 'phone 150. If jou can't come to market just call ms up on the 'phone sud I will gladly send you anything you want. I can't tell you the number, bec?u?e I don't know it myself?yet, Sylvan Blondheim, "the Auth Stand," City Market. Fried Clam* 30c dozen. Vegetable *osp Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday; clam *oup Monday, Wednesday snd Friday. C. H. Zimmerman, Market Space. msrft tf Success Magazine for March has been received from its publishers in New York snd is one of the most attractive issues of the month. "The American Girl," illustrated by tbe prominent art? ists of tbe day. is ibe leading article. In "Drugging a Rsce" the revelation of the opium crime in China is con? tinued. The life story o.' Thomas W. Lawson is concluded, and Edwin Mark? ham's Eyrie, "Going to the Theater by Proxy" and "The Scramble for the Spot-light" are articles of more then usual interest. The Heirn I* good snd a number of r-xrHleoi home departments give entertainment snd instruction. Deviled Crabs nt Kammel Cafe. Some broken sites in Hess shoes $5 and $6 grades, $2.50 get them, if yon are quick. Marshall, 422 King street Hard Shell Crab* at Rammel Cafe. fv|OTlCE.-Thi? i* toarive notice that I will ?~ not be responsible far any debt* con? tracted hy any of my rr?w while St this Dorl. J. H. BJOKMAN, mar5 2t_Master Bark Aria. A Rood thing to use after washing you bair?NICKLIN'S HAIR TONIC, S6 csa ts Manufactured by _E. ? LEADBEATER A ?OWB PICKLES.?Sour, sweet and sweet mixed PICKLES, for mle, bv J. C. MILRTTrtK 30 dozen BROOMS just received and for *ale low hy_J C. MILBDBN. PURE VINEGAR and SPICES kwjfim i og to, tale by J. C. M1LBDRS. I Kaufmann Bros. Up-to-Date Clothiers. t The following notice we have: received from the Manhattan Shirt Co. New York, Mar. 2,1908. On and lifter the above date . the price of Manhattan Style "C3" White Dress Shirts will < be $1 50. 0-Ors-0 < These Shirts Lately Sold at , $ 1.75. Wehaveafull stock ; of this excellent < 4 Dress Sh<rt in difterent sleeve lengths. 3 I Kaufmann Bros. UP-TO-DATE MAN'S STORE - 4?2 and 4*55 King Street twvvoovvvwooovwvvvvvovovvvvvvvvvvvv VEIL PINS. Veils for the Winter?particularly MARCH?not only protect the eyes but the skin You will need a veil pia to keep it in pla^e, and we want you to examine some of thc beautiful ones we are now showing. They are artistic in character and fine in workman? ship. We have various assortments in Gold and Gold Filled. ESutiful SoHdT'old v^pSftT52!25"| vmvMuVmm mm ?m hms mm mm hm .wn I Saunders <& Son, %%?* NOTICE The First Washington Polo Team have accepted a challenge from the First Alexandria Polo Team to play for the championship at the ARMORY RINK SATURDAY NIGHT, MARCH 7. Game will be culled at 8 30 sharp. There will be a special train from Washington to bring Washington skaters and Polo team An exciting game is promised. (Box skating contest ?t?_j.i?_:~h. i rjnarS 3t DRY GOOD*. 1,500 WOMEN'S Walking Skirls. Black Panama Cloth and strictly All-wool Black Voile. The Panama Skirts are trimmed with a fold of same material at bottom. The Voile skirts are trim? med wi'h a fold of black taffeta at bottom; waist measurements, 23 to 30 inches; length measure? ments, 37 to 43 inches. tm Actual $5.00 Values, Actual GiC $7 50 T Values, i 480 to 426 Seventh Street, 421 to 420 Eighth Street, WASHINGTON. D. 0. OHINA, GLASS AND MOUSE FUB NI8HINGJGOOOS. Price Reductions. 30 Decorated Chamber Sets, nicely decorated in Blue, Green and Brown, worth $250. Sale price per set $1.98 50 Blue and 'White Granite Iron Tea Kettles, large size, worth 98c. Sale price 50 cents 10 Gas Portable or Drop Lights | ranging in price from $3 to $11. Sale price one half. 50 Night, or Bed-room, lamps worth 50 cents each. Sale price 35 cents each. Maty other items at cut prices? too numerous to mention. ELLIOTT'S, Cor. Pitt and King Sts. PORTNER'S NOW ON SALE. ni*r2 Ht Hot u Bis/.**. Hot as Blsses A "BELL THONE" AT THE "Auth" Stand IN MARKET. The "Auth" Hams, The "Auth" Bacon, The "Auth" Sausages, Are uotquaied for purity and quality. Not the CHEAPEST but the BEST. Imported Schweitzer Cheese. S. BL0NDBEI3, .a'w. LOWER PRICE* ON BACON.-Old Mis ?oort Ham*, 15c; Mild Oared Hans, 16* Brenkfltst Htrip*. 1ft-. J. C. MILBUBV NEW PRUNES aad EVAPORATED ???MORES lau* r*+*\v?i by _T P VTTTTlgW 15 m*t* Terr tin* old JAVA OOPFEEJu* r*~<~~* tm ir un.BrrR^r Got yourself s bos of Quybcu quick sod Sive that old enemy, Ls Grippe, a kaookoot low. lOe sad 25e boxs* at K. ?, LEADBEATER A BONB. ?J sask* ehoice COFFEES rewired, to b freshly ro**tod and cold *t 20c ?ijd 36c by _J. C. MILBURN. PREMIER OAT FLAKES in oates, just rsosiTed by J. C. MILBURN. From Pure Selfishness. We must he honest with you; we must live with you, and, to some extent, by you. We need your trade in coffees. While the distant coffee roaster could get along com? fortably if he never sold a cent's worth in this town, and wheo we know that you are paying a few cents extra for somebody's name and getting stale coffee in the bar? gain, we have the assurance to ask you to try a pound of our roasted daily coffee, to be had at nearly all grocers in Alexandria. BON ALPHA COFFEE has no equal at 20 CENTS PER POUND. ?J I rf TheAIexaodriaCoffce f o., 300 SOUTH FAIRFAX STREET. I 17 , Both 'Phones 19/5. ONLY A FEW S8T OF THE Tremendous Sacrifice In PRICES Raging li. AT l rn nc si. $15 SUITS. NOW $7.50. ALL SUITS AT BALF PRICE. Boys1 Suits and Men's Pantaloons To be Sold Regardless of Cost. We Move not later than March 10 mtOOERIK^ ^T-Ramsay Sails tbs Best. 25 CASES Pawnee Oats Good. 10 Cents a Package. 0. Wm. Ramsay. FANCY No 1 Mackerel WHITE AND FAT. 0-0 Oe Wm. Ramsay. 0-3-0 250 POUNDS Fancy California Pitted Prunes G. Wm. Ramsay* Logan Tomatoes WHOLE G. Wm. Ramsay. THE BEST. Toasted Cerealine CORN FLAKES 10 Cents a Package. O-0-0 C. WI. KillS Lo^r. LOST.?On W., A. A Mt. Vernon eu from W**biD*;toD at 8.46 p. m. or on tb* *tr*st Id Alexandria, a GOLD WA i t'H FOB. Ks ward upon iu return to manager of Corby Bakery. msr4 St JONQUILS *3Sm\r * KRAMER'S, north Fayette St. m*r4 St STATIONERY GOODS. Lunch Boxes We have Just received a shipmen* of the folding Lunch Boxes, tu riot li sad tin. ranging in price* (ress Nie to36c. Wealsohavetheoldfashion.. i bos made of paper. Keen Gutter Safety Razors The great success of the Keen Katter Hafety Razor is chiefly due to two thing*: v.) Quality and keener ot the razor blades. (2) Balance ami angle of the razor, Ft tits the face. We hs ve the sbove from $3.50 totS.OO a pieee. The la*t-name<l in Pure Oold. Both are guarantied forever to do their work. EndtT^lhllurSt [j ;; ^/'^^K * The above razor can he found icre for $1. Lota of them are ?old, and if you use one it will lave you money. R. E.1NIGHT, 621-628 62ft KING ST WEARE AOEVTS FOR Harcourt & Co. (LOUISVILLE) Ths Leading Stationer* and Manufacturing Engravers. ORDERS FOR Engraved cards, invitations, personal snd husine** station err. etc, may be left with us with tbe SMurance tbat the work when completed will mark the user a* "Correct aad weet every requirement of tin* most discriminating taste. R. C. ACTON Sc SONS, Jewelers and Silversmiths, 606 KINO ST. Ths Finest ol'Kver> thing. All varieties of Fine Imported and Domestic CHEESE American Dairy English Dairy Roquefort* Pineapple, Edam, Royal, Parmasan, Camembert, Imported Swiss, Etc. rHOsTLANNON, Cor. Cameron and Pitt Sts. ~~ KNAURUUAKCVREOHAM? ? tot* lbs, 14 MM Pound. Corned Hams, 13sc lb.; Cornid Shoulders Oo lb.; Sugar ( ursd Picnic Hhouhiers, iuc b.; Fr*?h Eggs, "5c doz.; 20c can Sliced tssapple, U)e. W. P. WOOLLS A SON, Royal and Wolfe POR RENT?Dwelling northwest corner Columbo* and Prince** streets, 9 rasas; trgaytrd. J. C. MILBURN.