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A Cordial Invitation J J Is'extended to all who wish to open personal, J J professional, business, trustee or corporation ac J counts. The same care is given to tthe smallest ac? count as to the largest. Drafts issued DIRECT on ail parts of the world. Investments and collections made. An attractive rate of interest paid in our SAVINGS DEPARTMENT. Alexandria Monal Bank, 4 CORNER OF KINO AND ROYAL STREETS, t ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA. 4HMMMMMMvHv.?.HH OYSTER SEASON \Z NOW OPEN. CHERRYSTONE OYSTERS ON HALF SHELL. FAMILY ORDERS PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO. New Hotel Rammel. Rammers Restaurant. Hell Phone 169.} Bell Phone 70. Capital City Phone 32. Capital City Phone>3 NOTICE Having oualitie.l a* adniinistr* tor of lbs estate nf EDWIN M HEEP, sd, all persosH bavins, etaimi asalnsi jd estate are hereby mtiiied to present th* -ame lo me, duly vented, U<r set I lenient, ami ali person* indebted m **id ss ? ile *.-. h.rel>y notified to make prompt pay? ment of their in<lentedne**tome. B. WHEATLEY. fsM6104_Administrstor. NOTICE.?Having qnalifsd as adsBials ?? of.heesuteof SAMUEL T. JEN - deceased, all pstssas indebted to saw estatS are requested lo make prompt settle? ment ot their indebtedness, and all persons lo whom *sid estate is indebted ale re 1 to present their accounts properly fortified for settlement ROBERT H. COX, Sergeant, ?nar.? lot _administrator. WeJSpeak Plainly but truthfully when we say that youjdo nut know what real lighting is unless you have the electric. There is as much difference between the electric light and others a* there i* between sun andjmoon light. With the exception of the.power we mipply Everthing Electrical;! We can wire your house and install the lights. Alexandria Electric Co. SM King st Bell 'Phone IM. Lowenbacyros 7 The Family Liquor Store a king and AlfredjSts., Wakefield Rye SSL* J Whisky $1.04) Per Quart. l'ine Tahle and Cooking Wine9. (i.?nl* Delivered to Any Part of the City Prompt attention to Phone and Mail Orders. Hs liar. rVth Phones. The Beot of Everything. "Ever-Ready" 12-BLADED SAFETY RAZOR $1.00 complete. Taylor's Pharmacy, ol6 King Street. Bo'h Thoo**. Nieht Bell. INSURANCE. ___ General Insurance Agency LAURENCE STABLER, goora No. 4, Burke A herbert Bldg. The compasie* represented in thia ofBoe have asset* of over $100,000,000. Arnon* other* are : Hartford Fire Insurance Co. Liverpool A London A Glob*. /fctna Insurance Co. Northern Assurance Co. frswicgfield Fire & Marine. Wi>iupt attention given to adjustment of Ve***** ami sit .natters oounscted with insur hiio* ontl ly* FOUNDERS AND MACHINISTS. J. & H. A1TCHKSON, PRACTICAL MACHINISTS AND ENG) nu ???And Builder* of? KARINE AND STATIONARY ENGINES Blacksmithing and Steam Fitting. Eng' oeers' and Machinists' Supplies, and all son of mi < I work and that connected with brick rork promptly executed. Repairinv, prompt t done. J. A H. AJTCHE80N. Ut Kia* tarot*, Aisxaadrla, Va, PROPOSALS. ^^ Geasral Depot of tbs Qssurtsmv tar's De? partment, Waahiogton, D.C., reit, li, 1908 Sealed proposal*, In triplicate, will be re f?ived at this office until ll o'clock a. m., Monday, Marofa 16,19M, and then public)) opened, for trading al Arlington National Cemetery, Va. Pinn- and spesineatioo* can be bad. aad information obtained, on appli ration to Ibis office. Envelopes containing proposals should be marked "Proposals for Brading," snd sddrested to M MOB m. GBAl Ealinski, Qaajtermastor, D. 8. Army, V. (abington, 11 febl8,i",J' .21 marl2,13_ FINANOIAL. . *_ ESTABLISHED UH. BURKE & HERBERT, Bankers. Modernly equipped for banking in it* vi \ rion* branches. Deposit* received subject to check at sight. Collections made on all point*. High-grade investment securities bongin ind sold. Letter* of Credit 'say* Foreign Exohan*? famished. Sile Deposit Boxes for rent. A saving* Department in which interest ii il 11 med on deposit*._ UHAA. B. HOOFF, I I 8BO. K. WAKFIRUi, PRB^IDKNT. 1 1 OA8HIBR. First National Bank, 'A.I.KXA5DBIA, VA.: De&lgnatfnl Depository of tn.t United Htates. CAPITAL . . $100,001 SURPLUS AND UNDIVIDED PROFITS .... $156,001 Directors: CHAS. R. HOOFF, J. F. MUIR, Q. L. BOOTHE, M. B. HA BLOM B. BAER. JR. PrompOtttention given to all business, In eluding collection* throughout th* Uniter "Irate* and Knrntie. OLARRNCK c. lkadbkatkk. President. EDWARDS. LBAUBBATKR, Vice President. JOHW LKAdbkatbp. Sec and Treasurer. KETABL1SHK1) 1702. <g E.S. LEADBEATER k SONS, (nOOBFOBATBD.) Wholesale Druggists Manufacturing Pharmacist! *nd Dealers ii Paints, Oils,Windos Glass, Dyctulls, Spices Druggists' Fancy Goods and Specialties, Im porters of Tooth Brashes, Hair Brushes, Per forgery, Olive Oil, Ac. Agent* fur John Lucas A Co.'*. Tinter1 3!o*s Paints, Masury's Liquid Colors an'' Devoe's Lead and /inc Paint*. Good" shipped the day order i* received Quotations furnished by retain mail, fa* ?Mvn'l.n.D ?Alt"**.*'! THE SUN. I Baltimore, lld.) Can he had cf every denier of newsboy al 1 sent. Tbs sun's special correspondents through out the United Btatss, av well ii- iii ever] oilier part of the world, make it th* greatest newspaper thai run he primed. Its Washington anil New York bureau* give The Sun's readers tbs earliest informa? tion upon all Itsportsal events in the legisla? tive an<l linaucial center-. ( f the country. The Sun's market reports sad commercial columns are complete and reliable, and put the farmer, the merchant and the broker in touch with all important pointain the Unite! States and other countries, The Sun, in addition lo the news of the day, publishes fashion articles and mis! * neons writings from men and women < I' note and prominence. The Pun is published on Sunday as well as every other day of tbs week. By mail the l? lily Sun, $3 a yesr; includ? ing the Sunday Sun. fl. Tbs Sunday Sun alone,,$1 a yeir. Address A S. ABELL COMPANY, Publishers and Proprietors, _Hrtltiiic rf. Md. NEW YORK TRIBUNE. The newspapor in the home is * necessity. Get one that csa be safely read hy the entire family. The Tribune is a paper that print* ail the news of the world in suth a manner at to be readable without oftsodias the laws of good taste, lt is a human paper-one edited by men and women: aud while, at time*, it may occasionally make mistakes, its readers believe and trust in it. There is nothing ever printed in The Tribune that will not instruct and educate, just as lt is a fact then is noth? ing ever printed that will ofead decency. with The Sunday Tribune you get a hand? some illustrated supplement of timely topic* snd a superb twenty page magazine with col? ored cover, which contains most interesting fiction and short stories by well known auth or*. This, with other sections, goes to make up one of the most complete sod interesting Sunday Newspapers published. The Daily ami Sunday Tribune is the ideal family newspaper. A dollar hill sent lo the Circulation Department of The Tribune, New York, will brine The Daily and Suuday Tri bune into your family for one month. Or send $10 for one year. FOR SALE. 8everal email pieces ot beautiful land for mle containing from ONE TO SIX ACRES EACH. Also iou 60x130 feet SINGLY OR Ih QROUPS, ccavenient to railroads and abott me mU? from Alexandria and ive froo <Va*hir.gton city. Terms to suit R. F. KNOX, 115 sobUi Royal street, Aleumdia, Vs wm FRIDAY EVENING. MAR. I. IMS. Fuss* Ar* Mad* te Blow Out. With everybody traveling more or Jess, usually inure. In electrically drlv en cars aud train*, the time has cer talnly come for general appreciation of thc fact that Die blowing (mt of fuses ls nothing to excite alarm. To be startled-to 'Jump," a* the Baying is-when till* happens i? the privilege of all except tho profession.! electricians, Thi latter are bound bj professional pride M show perfect im passibillty even when the sudden f1a*h singes their lingers, and lt ia delight ful to sc<; how many of them have at? tained to th!* command of theil nerves. To Jump is one thing, however, while to fail into a senseless panic ir quite another. To blow ont i* the duty and destiny of fuses, ami when they have done it such dunner as there waa ls all over Nothing worse than delay can follow unless the passengers proceed to make wild rushes for which there ls no need whatever. Travelers should keep these facts carefully In mind?New York Times. lt Was His Friend. A little story In German and Eng llsh. accompanied by an interpreter, drifted Into the Indianapolis News of flee. Here lt 1*: Two (lennans stepped Into an auction house where a sale ot watches was going on. They occupied front seats and Soon attracted the at teutlon of the auctioneer. As he dwelt upon the merits of a watch he was of ferlng for sale to the highest bidder the auctioneer turned to the German* from time to time as the price mooni ed-*), fJLSO, $7, $7.50. As tbe sue tloneer nodded at one of tbe Oar HUBS there came an answering nod. which be took to tte a bid. "That feller know* me," said one German to the other. "Yes, sure," said the other. The nodding kept on. Finally the auctioneer extended the watch to tba Dodders, "lt'* yours." he said. 'Ten dollars, roo're the buyer." "A'h. neiii," said the Orman. "I'm the Bchwob (Sunbiani; mein freiind heir 1st der Bayer i Ba varian)." Talked to the Wrong Man. One day an important looking gen tletnan took I seat liewide a <|iiiet man In an Arkansas railway carriage and l?c:::it> i conversation. "I'm going np to Little Kock." he sold, "to get a pardon for a convicted thief. I'm not ]>ersonall.v acquainted with the goveraor, but he can't afford to refuse me." "Is the fellow guiltyV" asked the mau. ??nf course he ls. But that makes no difference. His friends have agreed to give me J.VN) if I get him out. ami the thermometer u very low when l cnn'l put up a good talk. Where are you traveling'.'" "Going to Little Rock." "Do you live there?" "Yes." "Perhaps you might be of some serv? ice to me. What business are you lo".'" "I am the governor."- St. Louis K* public. Too Much For General Butler. After the Uhttie of Chlekainauga an enthusiastic Coufederate went ulout the streets of New Orleans accosting every man who wore the blue with. "Didn't Stonewall Jackson give you blazes at Chicks ma uga'.'" General But ler called the exultant Confederate he fore him and told bim he could either take thu oath of allegiance or go to Ship Island for two years. The Con federate deliberated, hut finally agreed to take thc netti. When he had sworn to support the constitution, he turned to General Butler Hnd exclaimed "Now we are both loyal citixen*. ain't we, genera IV" "Well, 1 trust so," said General But ler. "Then." said the Jubilant Confeder? ate, "I want to ask you If Stonewall Jackson didn't give us blazes at Chick amuuga."-- Argonaut. Terrapin In London. A smart American, one of tbe fresh kind, drifted into the Hotel Cecil in London with a porty of five aud or (It-red with pomposity a lu dos arrogant Americans, a la Paris: "Say. walter, I want six portions af Maryland terra pins, au' I waut 'eui served with the bones. Do you uuderstaud?" lu three or four minutes tbe waiter reported. "Slr, we hu\e tbe pleasure to serve terrapin with grand sherry, but not with the bones." "What In the ml* chief dill you do with the bones';" "The bones'.' I will ask tbe cook If you wish." "Never mimi. We will have norna en brochette."?New York Pres* Extravagance. I heard u story lately of a high? lander who had been persuaded to buy a ticket for a rattle. He won the hrst prize, a bicycle, but nu being told of his good fortune instead of hugging himself with delight he said: "Wool. that's just ma luck, buying two tickets whan yin wad 'a' done It's jlat a sax peuce wasted."?Dundee People's Jour na! Fores of Habit. "What are you lu such a great hurrv for'." "I nm going to the funeral of my chief, uml there ls nothing be hate* like unpunctuality." ? London Tele graph. Prevent th* Slip*. "A mau who loves his kind forgives his brother's slips." "A man who loves his kind doesn't bave occasion to. He puts ashes on his pavement."?Baltimore A merle au. Lake Huron ls dotted with over tt.000 Islands. Thia ts more than any other lake b*?.^_ Rheumatic Pains Kellered. ll. F. Crocker, Esq., now 84 years of age, and for twenty year* Justice of the Peace st Msrtioeburg, lows, says: "I sm terribly afflicted with sciatic rheuma? tism in my left arm and right hip. I have used three bottles of Obsmberlsin's Psin Bslm snd it did me lots of good." For sale by W. F. Creighton and Rich ard Gibson. DeWitt's Little Fairly Risers, small, safe, sure little lirer pills. Hold by W. t, Creisk MaA Co, A Curious Cipher Cod*. Prisoners con! ned n different ?f jail oftnn ice cipher codna In roo munlcatlag with one another in lbs Kansas City Jail sonic years ana th* officials came sirona a hard ooo. A fellow named Turner. In for furs. Invented the |*ir/>. Thc writing sra* N bm;; narrow strips of payer, on thc edge of which were Idlers and of letters that apparently had no COO nee;,..ii mihI from which no word* could Ik- formed. One day a deputy ?rho erna passing the cell of a prl saw bini passing a long strip of pa pe I around an octagon lead pencil. Il* took the p*|>er away, and on It were the mysterious scrawl* that had wot ried the keepers l'.ut thc deputy co? an idea froui this. and. going back- tl the ofticp, bc wrapped the strip around au octagon Shaped lend pencil and after several trials adjusted it so that the part* of the letters titled together and made a sentence, though ihe writ? ing wa* very hue The writer had adopted Hw simple bul ingenious plan of covering thc pencil with paper and had then writ ten glo*J| one of the flat aides. On unrolling it Ihe writing was a* mystical as a cryptogram, but when [mt around the pencil n?kJt was origi? nally lt could l>e easily u^er-stood. Why. There ls something almost plaintive In the truly Knglish word "why." It may be Indefinite!) prolonged upon the ups. "Why" is almost poetical in it self and fitly Introduces the best hex a meter in ihe language: "Why d<> ihe heathen rags and tin people imagine a vain thlngT" It* uses in poetry are almost infinite. and one modern writer makes almost a Hue of it alone: WIi) ,1,, ?;,,- night win.ls sigh. Tbe sea Mids wildly Tbe snminer clouds puss by. The lil!--* .lr..,)t> and -I.-. Tb* llabl fad* from th* skv? \\ liy oh. wh>? To most of the whys there ls not a good because. The Inquiring mind N puzzled to account for many things liesidi-S Its own existence Hundred-; of such questions occur io us al every step, and no satisfactory reply can be expected Life is too short. Socrates was always saying "Why." and are have all heard of Ihe man who .-ailed Pope the litil*. (rooked thing that asked questions "- Exchange. Th* Man Who Told th* Tale. It happened on a Pullman car ls? twecii .Nesr York and Chicago. Dinner having been finished, the gentlemen nsMcuihlcd in the amoking room to eu Joy their elgar*. "Inning the time I was In the war." ?aid the (|iilet man. "I saw a very wonderful thing In thc line of surgical operations. A friend of mine was shot through the right breast, the bullet passing (lear through him. The pres? ence of mind of his (oinpaiilou un? doubled'.*' save,| hi., nfc He wrapped hui handkerchief around the ramrod of his gun and. pushing lt through the path made 'jv the bullet. Cleared the wound of al! poisonous lead. I know It U bani to believe, but. gentlemen, the man still lives to tell the tale." "Which rnin.' Inquired the slim pas? senger on tbe other seat quietly. "The wounded one. of course," ex clslmed tbe old soldier scornfully. "Ob, I beg your pardon. I thought lt might lie the other." Ths Mania For Shopping. One phase of the feminine mulila for shopping ls Illustrated In John Foster Fraser's "America at Work " Speaklug of tbe c. 0. I>. method of shopping and of the way in which lt appeals to the woman with the slender purse, he says: "If she has no dollars, that does not deprive her of the pleasure of shop? ping. She will walk Into a big store, look over a doxen gowns ami try ou several before deciding. Then she will get a CL <?. I), card and. visiting other departments, will buy a hat, r;di un derwear and a parasol. She will give a fine order. When the goods are dc livered at the address she mentioned lt is found there is no such person as Mrs. Walker. True, she has pal the store to a lot of trouble. Yet think of the morning of womanly delight shs bas bad In her shopping." Ths Right Place. A dignified elderly gentleman riding on a tralu was annoyed by a boy sit ting across tbe aisle. The boy hud Just finished his breakfast and was annis lng himself by laughing at the dd gentleman. Presently tbe latter lean ed over aud said to the boy's mother: "Madam, tbat child should be .spank? ed." "I know lt," said she, "hut I don't believe In spanking a child on a full stomach." "Neither do I," said he. "Turn bim over." Appropriate. Tbe Monument Man differ several abortive suggestions!?How would sim? ply "Gone home" do? Mrs. New weeds ?I guess that would be all right It was always the last place he ever thought of going?Puck. Winning Her Attention. "My wife never pays any attention to what I say." "Mine does-sometimes." HHow do you manage lt?" Hl talk in mv sleep."?London Opln log._ Got What H* Liked. Host-Why oo earth did you put poot Jenkins between two su<b (hatter boxes at tb? table? Hostess?Why. dear, you know be ls so fond of tongue sandwiches! Chiefly the mold of a man's fortune la In his own hands.?Bacon. MEETINGS. TBE ANNUAL MEETING of the *tr> k roldemofih* N. AUTH PROVISION COMPANY will be held at the office of aaid company. N'o. IV! south Psirfax street, Alex andria, Va on THPBtfDAY, March Vi, lHOe, at 3 o'clock p. os. FRANK M. FIROR. f*h24 td A??ist?Dt Secreurv. Fresh Violets and Carnations CAN BE HAD DAILY AT THE Mrs.F.J.Kramer Floral Co., North Faystls direst. Both Phones. Mtfti A Msmory T**t. A professor of mnemonic* had gone io lecture at OT ne:ir I'unterlinry. Aft? er the lecture w;is linished he had to tv.-iit for his London train, lt was it Hool comfitrtlese day, and he retired to an inn for shelter and refreshment. To pass the lime he liegan to eihil.it his tenta Ol memory to the yokels in the Inn parlor, and one and all were thunderstruck except the waiter There ls always one skeptic in eVery com? munion, whether of saints or sinners I>o what he would he could not miti? gate the in-rid smile of acid incredulity of thar glorified potosnn! In the midst oT one "f lil* most difficult feats the whistle sounded of the "Only train to London tonight!" and ho rushed olT to cinch lt He caught it at the station, and his reputation caught it in the inn parlor, for thc waiter, coming in with some ordered refreshments and find lng him gone, pointed to the corner where he had been sitting and exclaim? ed. "Silly 'muling, he's forgot his iim brella:"- Toong Man. Juvenile Natural History. Tapa." si il Harry, infant phenom? enon, aged nine, "will you give me my pocket money in advance? I want to buy a book on moths." ?Certainly, mi boy," said tbe retired colonel. "Here's a shilling for you. I am delighted that you should take such an Interest in natural history." lhat evening all the old colonel's best friends ennis to dinner. "Now ls my opportunity," reflected the proud parent, "lo show these peo? ple what a clever t>oy my son is. 1 shall have him In at dessert time!" So Harry cullie lu with the pears aud pineapple, and In loud tones the gal? lant colonel remarked: "Well. Harry, did you get your book on mothsV" "Tea, papa." answered his son." "And what ls It called?" pursued the delighted father. "Oh," said the unsuspecting phenom? enon, it is entitled ilints to Young Mothers!'"- London Answers. Hiding His Ignorance, An official of the department of Jus? tice said in Washington Of a rumor brought to him for confirmation by a reporter: "This rumor springs from Ipnorance, crass Ignorance Of the law. 1 am sur? prised that you should have credited lt. "The originator of that rumor ls as plainly Ignorant of the law as a cer? tain schoolboy SH Of French. "This boy's father said to him one night at dinner: "'Well, how are you getting on with your French, my son?* " 'Very well, thank you, slr,' tbe lad replied. "The father beamed with pleasure. "'Ask politely In French .or some peas.' lie said. "There was an awkward pause Then "'But, father,' said the boy, 'I don't want auy peas.'" Quirk climatic changes try strong cou -I itutions aud cau>e, among other evil*, nasal oUarrh, a troublesome and r tleusive disease. Sneering and ?mutlliiur, coughing and difficult breathing, and the drip, drip of the foul dis charae into the throat?all are ended by Ely'* Cream Balm. Th's honest remedy contain* no cocaine, mercury nor other harmful ingre? dient. Tbe wrrft cane* yield to treatment io a tb.'i't lime. All druggists, M)c, or maded by Fly Bro*., 50 Warren street. New York. WOOD AND COAL^ i ? ijfy ? ' . '>iC i An ! Alar ming] State of Affairs *ure to corns if you persist n buying poor coal-tire Roe* out, money gos* oat, house gel* cold and you have to inn for coal st all ?ort* of inopportune times, sod wear ont the coal hod bringing it in, and without getting warm. If you buy tbe Lehigh Coal we sell you'll have ? tire thst lasts sod gives the heat you hms I. iDeW. AITCHESON. Both Phone* Vt A i>fhV?- 107 H Ro'-pI Street. A HEAVY LOAD of fine free-burning coal will he in your bin if you order a ton from us?**full weight or your money back" is the slogan here. Ever try fuel from Peck? That's the stuff we sell and it wont hurt you to find out bow many heat units belong to tbe 100 total. Try my wood?dry pine, oak and hickory -at popular prices. wn. H. PECK, Cor. Payne and Queen 8U. _KITH KR 'PHONE 198._ OTTERBURN Lithia and Magnesia Springs WATER. Greatest known Water for Dys? pepsia, Indigestion, Kidney and Liver Troubles. Leading Physicians eadorse it and testify to its great merit. FRANK WARFIELD, Draggist Bacesssor to WABF1ELD A HALL. PHONE 144 BOLE AGENT. g. W, fVtmer Vulrfuv *i?d Prtmem S*IM?*s, Fancy dark CspsCod CRAN DERBIES for sals by i C. MILBURN. AUCTION SALK. _ pi-M WHARF FOR RfeNT BY LOCWON kt ltsVlssh ir., ss r<*turday, March 7, 1'iW, in front of ihe Market Building, os ?aye! siren, tln OORPORATfOM Kl-ll WIIARK will ba rente.! lor I bc en?uina- twelve isunths. Tin--Hitor will ^e rt.|uired to furnish mut - *"'?*' f?r ?"d l?y platform surKcietit ts accom inoilate the tflMS. All pas* way* must he kept apr! free from shstrsssiisa. The renton,. erect no bsildlags within a less distance that 70 feet from tie south front. Ko privilege for the ?i!r nf honors will hs BIBBlSlI incoi. slateal with the laws of the city on the sub ject. 'I lie rector will \te required to SMVS the ollal with -ix hours, and none of it-hall bs thrown into the river. P<?session will he elven at once. No hid* will b* considered unless the hid der* shall be known or voucbe 1 for to the sui tioneer ?<* respousible. The right to reject any or all hid* ii re? served . All sn e!en l*nded on the wharf for the use of ths city te be free from wharfage. Terms: l'a?h, payable immediately after the sale. By order of th* joint Committee on Public Property. CHAS. B. MARSHALL. f?h27 td_Chairman. By Saniutl II. Lunt, Auctioneer. Pursuant to the term* o a de?d of trust, daud September 8th, 1!H)4, and duly recorded among the Lind Record* of the County of Alexaudrix, Vi mai*, in Deed Book No. 100, Folio 374, riven hy Victor Anderdon to the undersized trustee, to secure the payment of a sum ot' ninney ss therein set forth, default having heen made in the payment of said sum, and st the n ijuest and direction of the party thereby recured, the undersigned Ima tee will oller for sale, at public auction, in front (f the Rny*l street entrance to the Market Building, io the city of Alexandria, Viiginia, at 12 o'clock uoou. on THURSDAY, stats** IS, the following property, to wit: Leis 4 aaa 5, Block' 1; Lats i ls IS, r>nth inclusive. Black S, aad Leta6 to 8, both in c'u*ive, Block 9, in the subdivision of land in Alexandria Comity, Virginia, known as "Park Addition," said ul?Iivi"ion being re? corded in Liber N, No. 4. Folio Bl ol'the Lind Records of the County of Al xandria, Virginia. Tenn* of s*le: Cash. Conveyancing at purchaser's eo*l. M. B. HA ttLOtV, mar:, id Trustee FINANCIAL. An investment yoii vri.h to make. q*m *?Mir ed the s*fest ls vestment you can po>*i**lj mske i* to deposit your money in the Kevins* Department of thi* corporation where it will earn 3 r*r cent, interest compounded twice * year. Your principal will then lie alway* at yom command and cannot depreciate in value. You can start an account with this corporation for $1.00 or upwards. If vou have other investment* iii view isn't it ad? visable to have your MONEY MAKING MONEY while you are deciding thi* matter. There's many a $1 or in hill spent unneces? sarily because it is carried iu the pocket, when a Raving* account would have discour? aged or prevented the expenditure. A hsuk ?ccount ia not only a convenience, but a great encourager of ecouomy, so why not commence right snd open au account with us today. We invite you to do so and promise courteous and liberal treatment consistent with sound banking methods. Virginia Sale Deposit and Trust Corporation, Capital Paid lo, $300,000. Author!led Capital. S 1.000.000. GROCERIES. W. A. JOHNSON* CO., WHOLESALE GROCERS. GENERAL COMMISSION MERCHANT Aod Dealer* in ALL KINDS OF UQUOR8, Have'on band Gibton'* XX. XXX, XX XX *nd Pure Old Rye, Old Cabinet and Mono rram Whiskies; also Baker'sand Thompaon'i Pars Rye Whiskies, to which they invite thi attention of the trade. Orders from ths country for merchandit* shall receive prompt attention. Consignment* of Flour, Grain and Country Produce solicited, for which they guarantee he highest market price* and prompt return* N. K corner Cameron and Royal Streets. JOHN AHERN & CO.* WHOLESALE AND RETAIL GROCER): And Dealer* in PURE WINE8 AND LIQUORS. Country Produce received daily. Our *tock of Plain and Fancy Groceries embrace* every? thing to Ge had in thi* line. Ws hold hugely in United States bonded warehouse ana carry in stock varions brandi of the best PURE RYE AND MALT WHISKIES matts. Hare also in store superior grades o> Foreign and American WINES. ALES. BROWN STOUT, dn. ^^Satisfaction Guaranteed a* to Prios and Quality.-^* Comer Prince and Com me rc* -?*r*et?. QUALITY TKIiI,h. J. C. MILBURN, Ul North Roval Street Alexandr!*, Vi Dealer ia FANCY AND STAPLE GROCERIES Proprietor of ths POTOMAC BRAND FLOUR, which is nnexosluo 4*er-Coihv? Fr*ahly Hj0mVt^"OO\ Home Phone 181. Fell phone 293 OPENING AND CLOSING OP MAILS Northern mai li, week day*, close at 7 10 a. ra. snd 8 46, ll .10 a. m., and 2 00. 2 30, 4 SO 8 15 snd 10 30 p. m. Open at 8 00 a. m., 12 00 m. and 4 00 p. ra. On SundayaNorthern mails eloae st 8 45 a. m., 130, and 7 20 p. m. Southern mail* via Charlottesville clone ai 8 45 a. m and 10 30 a. m., and 3 M p. m. 9 30 and 1030 p. m. Open at 8 0C a. m.and 6 00 p. m. Southern mail*, via Richmond, close ai 10 30 a. m., and 3 3d. s 16 and 10 30 p. m. Opsu at 8 a. m., 12 ni and 4 p. m. Man*st** Division mail* eloae st 7 lo a. m and 3 30 p. m. Open at 12 30 and 9 30 p. m. Alexandria and Hound Hill mail* close ai 7 30 a. m., and 4 00 p. m. Open at ? Ola. m. and 2 30 p. m. Chtaapeake and Ohio maila close at 3 20 p. m. *zd 10 30 p. m. Open st mai a. ni. and 600 p. m. Washington mail* clo** st 7 10, *- si. 8 45 aad ll 30 a. m., and I (0. I 30, 8 15 and 10 30 p. m. Open at 8 uu a. m., li 00 m. and 4 00 p. m. and 4 30 p, m. Office Hoars?Open st? 00 a, m. Close ai SOO p. m. Sunday Hon ra?Ossn at 9 00 a. m. Gos* at 1000a, m. Carrie**' Sobedale? Collection made on in/ side routes?*l 30 and 10 00 a. m. and 3 00 and I SO p. m. Fr ll route?o' JO a. m. snd 5 30 p, m. Bond ty aJlecuon 500 p. m. Carriers' window open Sunday 900 a. m. and clo** 1000 a. m. Dslivaries made 8 00 a. m. 1 20 p. m. aad I ll ?v as. All mail should be in the office tan minot** ratfor* owr indinatmt tim* for drain*. A fall line of MARKET sad FANCY BASKETS for sals by I f! Utl.RPPV ReductioB in Tomato**. 3 csu* Nanticoke* 35c. S. A W. Toms'r*. I lc each. J.C. MII.BI'RN. Fivs barr*!* HEINZ'S crclIMBER PICKLES, ju*t received lor **le at Hoc par haadrod by J. C. Ml LUI'RN. _ RAfLR0AD81__ SOUTHERN RAILWAY Train* leave Union Station Alexandr^. In Effect February St, 1908, N. B?Following schedule figure* published only a* information, and are not guaranteed, 8:33 A, M.?Daily?Local for H?rri*ou burg, Warr*w??? Danville sad way risdons. 9.17 A. M.-Daily-U. a Fa*t stall. Stop* only for pss*en>reri for Charlottesville and poiiit* south at which scheduled to stop. First clan coaches aud drawing-room sleep*'* for Colurr.hu*. Macon and New Orleans. Dining oar aervice. l.? ,, 4:2;P. M. Daily?Washington and Fiord* limited. 81eepi nit cars between New Yort,Au? gusta *n< Jacksonville. Through nr*t-clas* ooacne between Washington and Ja?k*in. viii'. Dining car *ervice between W?hin? trrn ?n' .lacknonville. Tourist to C?lifornia tri-weekly. _ Ml P. M.-Week Days-Looal for Har risonbnrg and way stations on Manatee* branch. 5:12 P. M.?Daily?Local for Warrenton and Charlottesville. 10:07 P. M., No. 33?Daily?New York and Augusta Express. Through coachs* and sleepem to Charlotte. Columbia and Augusta. Sleeper to Aiken. Dining car service a la carte. 10:32 P. M.-Daily-Waahinrton and Chat? tanooga Limited (via Lynchburg). Flnt clam coach and ileeping car* to Roanok* Knoxville, Chattanooga and Meraphi*. Sleep er to Birmingham and New Orleans. Wash? ington to Roanoke. Dining car service. 11:17 P. M.?Daily?New York and New Orleans Limited. All Pullman train, clim and observation car* to New Orleans. Sleep? er* to Asheville, Atlanta, Birmingham and New Orlean*. Dining esr *ervice. Through train* from the Sooth arrive at Al ex and ria 7: lg, 8:28 and 8:48 A. M. end 3:13.913,9.-11 and 11:13 P. M. daily. Har? risonburg 12:08 P. M. week day* and 9:13 P. M. daily. From Cliarlotte*vills7:53 A. M. TRAINS ON BLUEMONT BRANCH. Leave Alexandria (W.sO. Station) 8:22 A M., aud ti,V> P, M. week days for Bluemont: 5.15 P. M. week day* for l*et burg; l'::" . M. on Sundays only for Bia* mont; 4 48 I'. M. daily Ior Bluemout. For detailed schedule figure*, tickets, Pull? man reservation, etc., apply to WILLIAM O. LEHEW, Uniou Ticket Agent, Alexandria, Va. C. H. ACKERT. Vice Pre*, and Gen. Mgr S. H. HARDWICK, Pa**. Traf. Mgr. W. H.TAYLOE.Gan. Paaaenger Agent L. S. BROWN, General Agent. _Washington, D. C. Washi liston, Alexandria W Mt. Vernon Railway. LBAVK AI.KXANDKIA For Washington, from corner Prince and Royal street*, week day*, at 5 45, 610. fl 20 635, 645, 700, 710. 7 20,7 35, 750,800, 8 15, 8 20,830, 8 50, 910, 9 30, 9 60, 10 10, 10 30, 10 50, ll 10, ll 25, ll 30, ll 60 a m., 12 10, 12 25, 12 30, 12 50, 1 10, 1 25, 1 SO, 1 50, 2 10, 2 25, 2 30, 2 50,3 10, 3 35. 3 40,4 00. 4 20, 4 30, 4 35, 4 50, 6 10, 6 20, 5 36, bib, 6 00, 6 15, 6 30, 6 50, 710,7 30, 8 00, 8 SO, 900,930, 10 00, 1030, ll 10 and 1150p.m. Sunday*?700, 810, 8 15, 900, 9 30, 101* 10 45, 1) 15 and ll 45 a. va., 1315, 12 40, 106, 120,140,2 00,2 20,2 40,3 00,330, 340,400, 4 20, 4 40, 6 00, 5 30, 5 40. 6 00, 6 20, 6 40, 7 00, 720,7 40,8 00, 830. 900, 930, 1000, 10 M aud ll 10 p.m. FOR MOUNT VBBNON. Leave Alexandria for Mount Vernon, week lay*, 5 45, 652, 8 32, 1025, ll 26 a. m., 12M. IfS, 2 29, 3 32, 4 36, 6 35, 7 06 and 8 46 p. m. Snndays-700, 932, 10 41, ll 40 a. m.. 12 4ti 1 4o, | 40. 3 40, 4 47, 7 05, 8 46 and 10 16 p. rn Washington Southern Ry Schedule in enect January 6, 1908. Train* leave Union Station for Washington and point* north at 8 02 ano 9 08 a.m., 1201 2 34, 8 07, 9 23, and 11 33 p. m., week days. Sunday*?9 u? a. m., 1201, 8 52,9 23 and 11 33 p. m. For Fredericksburg, Richmond and point* south at 4 22, 4 37, 8 33 and ll 22 a. rn , 4n 2 508 (local), and B 47 p. m., week day*. Sunday*?437, 6 4K, and ll 22 a. in. 4 02, 5(8 (local), and 947 p. m. Accommodation for Fredericksburg a? 8 4* a. m. week day*. Notk :?Time of arrivals ai.d departure* and connections not guaranteed. C.W.CULP, W. P.TAYLOB. Gen'l Supt._Traf. Mgr. STEAM ERb. NORFOLK AND WASHINGTON STEAMBOAT CO. Alexandria-Washing*, ton Ferry. Fare FIVE CENTS each way Commencing May. 1st Stkambb "Lackawanna." Leave Alexandria at 6.45, 8.15. 9.46 ano) 11.15 a. m., 12.45,2.15,18.104.22.168 and 6.45 p. ni. Leave Washington at 6.00, 7.30, 9.00 ami 10.30 a. rn:, 12-00 noon, 1.30, 3.00, 4.30 aad 6.00 p. m. Steamer stops at Giesboro every trip eicept Sunday*. W. H. Callahan, Gen. Pass. Ask, John Callahan. 3d V.-P. and Q. M. HARTLAND, LftLAWARE AND VIR* GINIA RAILWAT COMPANT. rhe Steamers of This Lias Will Leave Aka. andria EVBRY MONDAY at 4:30 o'clock p. m. ?'OR BALTIMORE AND ALL THI USUAL RIVER LANDINGS, Calcine and appointment* unexcelled. Freight for Baltimore, Philadelphia and Mew York solicited aad handled with oars,' Through rate* aad bills of lading issued. Single fare to Baltimore, $2: round trip, ti; stateroom*, one way, 11.50. Meals. 76c WM. M. REARDON. Agent. Foot of Cameron ?t?eeL BUILDING MATERIALS^^ SMOOT & CO (Sucoeaaor to J. Rector Smoot A Or?>> steam mmm mnxsmmL Manufacturer* es DOOR AND WINDOW FRAMES, MOULD I NOS, Aw. DEALERS TN LUMBER, SHINGLES, LATHS. NADS. LIME, CALCINED PLASTER and CRaLKMT No. 25 north Union rtreet, Alexandria, Vs. ' ?-!nh" D?d?ver*d tree in Ihe Mtv, fESTVBLISHED 1822.] HENRY k. FIELD k CO, Sunnesaor* to JOSIAH H. D. SMOOT. Lamber and Mil). Wort OF ALL KINDt*. Lime, Cement am] Platter ogles std Yard 115 N. 0*lioo street. Factory No. Ul N? Lee street. _***Mat*ri*l Dehvered FREE in the eily. AGRICULTURAL. wivmaM hbyan'i < rsa nb' m. novfm Fret't. A Treas, j Sacrttary. -THR Bryant Fertilizer Company Manufacturer* of FERTILIZERS, FERTILIZING MATE? RIALS. PURE RAW BONE AND FLNE GROUND NOVA BOOTU LAND PLASTER. Office: 117 King?t*set. Factory and Wharf: Foot of Duh* marni. Alexandria, Va. roHN p. aoBissoN, I sbobob a. rauca President. Swretsry. Alexandria Fertilizer ami Chemical Company MsaanVtsrers of rERTIUZESS. FERTILIZER MATR. RLALri AND BLOE WINDSOR GROUND PLASTER. rMsesss Street, between Union and tm A)***ndH?. Vu "TvVJtirP CIDER loMialTby J. C. MILBURN.