FRIDAY EVENING. MAE. 6. 1908.
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.
For this aectiou cloudy and warmer to?
night; fair tomorrow.
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
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
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
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 |
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
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.
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.
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
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
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."
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.
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?
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?
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.
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?
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,
Mrs. James M. Love, who has re?
cently returned from the Philippines, is
visiting her mother, Mrs. W. B. Dan?
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
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
H. E. WEBB, 135 tooth Fairfax street.
WANTED.-To boy tor ca** Hot'sK
good location. I). J. B., care of lin?
gett* Office. tuart ls*
Woodward fi Lothrop
10th. urn. ffrosts. M. W.
w**niNOTON. P. c
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
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
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
$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.
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
Special attention is called to (be
A remedy for lose sewing machine
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.
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
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
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
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
_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.
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.
These Shirts Lately Sold at ,
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
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?
We have various assortments in Gold and Gold
ESutiful SoHdT'old v^pSftT52!25"|
vmvMuVmm mm ?m hms mm mm hm .wn I
Saunders <& Son, %%?*
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
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.
$7 50 T
480 to 426 Seventh Street,
421 to 420 Eighth Street,
WASHINGTON. D. 0.
OHINA, GLASS AND MOUSE FUB
30 Decorated Chamber Sets,
nicely decorated in Blue,
Green and Brown, worth
$250. Sale price per set
50 Blue and 'White Granite
Iron Tea Kettles, large
size, worth 98c. Sale
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.
Cor. Pitt and King Sts.
Hot u Bis/.**. Hot as Blsses
A "BELL THONE"
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.
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.
TheAIexaodriaCoffce f o.,
300 SOUTH FAIRFAX STREET.
Both 'Phones 19/5.
ONLY A FEW S8T
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
^T-Ramsay Sails tbs Best.
10 Cents a Package.
0. Wm. Ramsay.
FANCY No 1
WHITE AND FAT.
Oe Wm. Ramsay.
G. Wm. Ramsay*
G. Wm. Ramsay.
10 Cents a Package.
C. WI. KillS
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.
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.
[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.
621-628 62ft KING ST
WEARE AOEVTS FOR
Harcourt & Co.
Ths Leading Stationer* and
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
Imported Swiss, Etc.
Cor. Cameron and Pitt Sts.
? 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
W. P. WOOLLS A SON,
Royal and Wolfe
POR RENT?Dwelling northwest corner
Columbo* and Prince** streets, 9 rasas;
trgaytrd. J. C. MILBURN.
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