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'Mtxan VOLUME CIX.--NO. 176. ^^r^F^TA~VAT"sATURDAY EVENING. AUGUST 8, 1HO& PRICE 2 CENTS _ __a_ I A ff Tl___?__ art_Jt ___. 4-L.__ _^:M/-.__. \A/___?I__ BEAL E8TATE i>KY OOO.) xv King and Pitt Sts. August Clearance SALE Oar Annual August Clearance Sale of tfummir Merchandise is now in prog teem, and will cot t'nue ui til all summi r goods sra disposed ot The prices have been lowered to such au exteLt thst a quick clearance ol summer mmli*n<li*.e> will soon be iff rt id, so we would advise early shopping, as some lioes are limited and will not last long at such low price*. We can only n ention a few of the go^d bargains in this sale as follow*: Manhattan Shirt*, Men's Under wear, Mao's Belts Men's H .siery, Bath Robes, Ac. Dress Ginghams, Dress Linens, Calicoes, Tall 11 Bilks, Linoleum, Percales, Chil? dren's Caps, Wh'te Waists, Fancy Curtains, Dressing Barques, Prin? cess Dresses, Lace Waists, Bilk Waist'*, Fancy HiJk Jumper 8uit<, Fancy Psiwols, Wash Skirts, Ac. Ifllllllll 111 Shirts Reduced. August Clearance Kale of White aid Fancy Manhatt in Neglige* SSirs. $1.50 Manhattan Shirts now $1.15. $2.00 Manhattan Shirts now $1.38. $2.50 Manhattan Shirts now $1.88. exkcorRroAL supplies In a Few Light Remarks we desire to di-wipm?? the idea that electricity c mts too much for ordinary people. It is with t iii purpose we are engaged iu AN ELECTRICAL CAMPAIGN We propose ti make a strong canvass among those who would liko tn use electr.clty if the cot were not t >o great. Saud us word and we will call and give you an estimfta ot how lit le it will catt to have your house wired lor it. - t_ Alexandria Electric Co. 5?2 King st. Bell 'Phone 1*93.*^* ______J_pU? ??10 SAL. State Female Normal School Twenty-fifth session begins September 9th. For catalogue and information concerning STATE SCHOLAR SHIPS write to J. L. JARMAN, President, jv'-"2 lm Farm ville, Va Elk Grove and Fresh Country Butte! Alwsys on hand. Finest I rn portee Swiss Cheese. Finest Teaa ant (' il Fresh Vegetables Flour, Canned Uxuls, and Poultr at lowest prices. Gaines & Allen Stalls 29, 30>nd 31. C ty Market. Heme Pbune 84. PUBLISHED DAILY AHD TBI-WBIXI.Y AT GAZETTE BUILDING. 810 A SI- PRINCE STREET. TBRMfl: Daily?l Tear, $6:00 t months f2:60: 3 months, $1:26; 1 month, 4A cents 1 week, 10 oenta. Tri ? weekly?1 year, $3.00; 6 months, $1.60 3 months, 75 cents: 1 month, 36 cents. Contract advertisers will not bs allowed to ex oecsl their space unless the excess is paid for at transient rates, and nuder no oironm eitanoes will they be allowed to adrertise other than their legitimate buaiuaee in the space contracted for. Marriage and death notices most be paid for in advance. Resolutions in memoriam, of thanks, tribntsa of respect, resolutions adopted by societies or persons, unless of publio concern, will nly be prin ted in the paper aa advertise? ment*. [Entered at the Postoffiee of Alexandria, Tir ninia, as ssoond-olass matter.l THE FLEET IN A GALE. Tbe supply ship Culgoa, attached to the Atlantic fleet, from Honolulu, July tl, arrived at Auckland yest?rJiy even? ing. She received yesterday morning the following wireless communication from the fleet: Thursday and Friday there waa a fresh breeze to moderate gale with a rough sea. Tbis morning tbe weitlur was tbe heavie-t encountered since leaving Hampton Robi'h. Tbe ships are pitching heavily, A portion ot fie wireless apparatus was knocked down st 8 s. m. We will increase our speed to ll knots, and expert to reach Auck Uud on schedule time. There will be no fleet evolutions tnday on account oftbe weathir. The veisels keep their furni tion aod distance easily. The position of the fleet st 8 o'clock last night (August G) was 81 51 south latitude and 178 east longitude. Diitince from Auckland 3C0 miles. There are many imitations of DeWitl's farlioiiml Witch Hazel -sive but jeist oue original Sold by VV. F. CreiKhton a Co. SAYS WIFE AIDED ASSAILANT. Implicating bis wile in a delibcrttett tempt t) put him out of the way, Jacob L. Hechler, wounded by shoti fir.*d at him in tbe presence of his wife and io his own home, yesterday mada bis first stttament since tbe tragedy ot Tuesday mnr-ing, Hechler says tbat tbe presence of Elierson, who is acensed of the assault at his home on the night in question, was doe to tbe entreaties of his wife, who insisted that her husband ssk him to sit up with him and watch for burglsn, who had recently dis? turbed the neighborhood. "I yielded to her eiitruiies," aaid llrchler. "We had boen drinking. Early in the nigbt my wife and Roy in? sisted that I crawl under the bouse, maintaining tbat they heard a noise. But I was too wise. 1 knew and felt thst if I went under the house that they would shout me aod then claim that a burglar had done it. They evan made fun of me, saying I was afraid, thinking it would make me yield." DeWitt's Kidney and Bladder Pills will promptly relieve all Kidney aud Bladder ainor.lers. Bold snd recommended by W. F. Creighton A Co. <: rs n u I a tm Hore Eyes Cured. "For twenty years I suffered from a bad case of granulated sr re eyes, says Karta Boyd of Heniielts, Ky. "In February, 1903, a gentleman asked me 11 try Chamberlain's Salve. I bought one box and used about two-thirds of it snd my eyes have not given me any tr iu. 1? since." This salve is for sale by W. F. Creighton and Go., and lt chard Gibson. THRASHES BRIDE EVERY DAY. John S. Ball believes that if yon spare tbe fist you spoil your wife, and likewise her whole family. Since he eloped with young Lsura Recd, a few weeks ago, he has according ti her statement to Justice Loden in Bsltimore yc-ttihy morning, besten ber regularly once a dsy and sometimes twice. Wo n feeling in specially good condition, she said, he made it three thrashings per diem. But Thursday n-ght Ball indulged his propensity for beating people beyond the limit of human endurance. Besides bis wife, he best her mother, har father, and her brother. Yesterday aft?r Justice Loden bad beard several witnesses tell about Ball's achievement, he fined the mighty scrsp per $10 and cost*, and sent him to jail for aix months. Ball, who is about 24 yean old, eloped with yoang Laura Reed last month, and on the runaway couple's return from their brief honeymoon, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew J. Reed, the bride's parent*, forgave them, and aa Ball had no money and hsd neglected to provide himself with a job before taking a wife, tbe parents of the bride allowed Mr. aod Mrs. Ball to come to their home to live. Thursday night he punched hil bride in tbe jaw. Next Ball is accused of hsnding his mother in-law an upper? cut on the chin. His father-in-law rushed into the room, and as he esme iu Ball is Mid tc have sidestepped light end punehed him in the dos-*. At tbis juncture in ran Harry F. Reed, the brother-in-law ol the scrappy Mr. Ball, Reed and his brother-in-law had i hard battle, but the bridegroom had josi downed his last antagonist when Patrol man Birmingham dashed np tha frot steps in re-ponse to the cries of "amt der!" varied wilh "Help, !" and arrest ed the pugilistic youog man. A Faithful Friend. "1 have used Chamberlain's Colic Cholera and DiarrhoeaRemedy since I ?rsa brat introduced to the pnblic li 1872, and hsve never found one instanc where a cure waa not speedily effect* by-its use. I have been a commercli traveler for eighteen years, and neve start out on a trip without this, m; faithful friend," says H. a Nichols c Oakland, Ind. Ter. When a mao ba used a remedy for thirty-five yrars b know its value aad ls competent to apeal ?U /i? "U_ d'W. F. deighton J Co. aad Richard Uibson. I ROSENFELD'S ?^518 and 520 KingStreet.gl I M ivs lilli Mi \l I A INIHM t. \ IKOIMA. ornom: President, Vice President, Edward L. Dalnferfleld. Carroll Pierce. Richard M. Oreen, Caahler. E. E. Payne. Asst. Cashier. DIBBCTORSl Edward JL, ,l>elnKerfleld. J.C.Smoot. J.W.Roberts. Worth Mulflsh Carroll Pierce M. A. Ahern. Urban S. Lambert Ki.sni i_ri:<s l.i a hi i.in i.m. Loans . . . . ' $599,902.001 Capital.1100,000 (Mi (J ?. Bonds to se- Surplus .... 50,000 nu 100,000 00 Undivided Profits 60,7"9 56 cure circulation . Bonds to secure U. S. Deposit . . Other Bonds and Stocks . . . Banking House & Real Estate . . Cash . . 49,647.62 Due from Banks and Reserve Agents . 109,333 24 Circulation 53,000.00 j Deposits . . U. S. Deposits 30,561.56 52,856.97 158,980 86 995,301.39 . nu i?i|| oo 634,591.83 50,000,00 995,301 39 Notice to Farmers. Farmers please notice that the Osborne Mowtr?, Binder* snd Tillsgi Gooda, as well as repairs, bave been transferred by the International Harvester Company of America to us MYERS BROTHERS, ALEXANDRIA, VA. We will carry a full line of repaiis, aud you will also lim! our place of business open and ready to take care of ypur wants. Come and see us before buying mowers, rakes, grain and corn harvesters, as well ss peg, spring and disk harrows and cultivators. Weare here to do what ls right by you, and if you nwd anything in our Hoe?such aa Osborne harvesting machinery and tillage goods?we will keep a complete stock of repairs. MYERS BROTHERS HOUSE FURNISHINGS. Some rare bargains In Parlor Suits and Fancy Chairs. A handsome 3-piece Parlor Suit, covered in a beautiful pattern of tapestry; regular $45 Suit, at A neat design 3-piece Parlor Suit covered in plain green Panna plush; regular $50 Suit, for $37 50. A large heavy 5-piece Suit, cov? ered in a fine quality of Silk Valour; value $75, for $60. Nest patterns of Parlor Chsirs for $4.25. AA\ King Street JPOJJ^ERg^N^MAOJ^MSTO. J. & H. AITCHESON, PRACTICAL MACHINISTS AND ENG NEER_*. -?And Boiidsrs ot?? MARINE AUD STATION AK Y ENGINE* Blacksmithing and titeam Fitting. Eng* sears' and Machinists' Hupp lies ami all nor of mill work and that sonnected with brick work promptly o_scn?*d. B-pairtnt promp* r doas, _ A. A H. AITCHE80F, Its Kies rte-**, t Alsnta-rfrfa. Vm Mild Cured sad Old Virginia aad Mi-w-un HAMS, ht tola by J. C. MILBURN. JOBI. If. COCHRAN. CHAS. K. JONIS, .o.o. .o.a. J0ELJH.C0CHKAN&C0 Fine Wines and Liquors. Thc Largest Package Liquor Store in Virginia Northwest Cor. Cameron and Koysl bt?..B Alexandria, Va. Phoned OWJordaD. "That GoodiWhisky" Madelin 1901. [Bottled.injl908. 7 yearstold, and 100 proof. Bottled in bond under the super? vision of the U. S- Government and sold at $1.25 PER BOTTLE. OLD JORDAN ia the leading |Keiit_cky hsml-wadtsour iikcii Whisky,snd itu fg-. purity sui streugth#* appro?*d sud shown by the U. S Government >t imp is iU best giiar?nte?as "THAT i;o(?l> HHlnkV." JOEL 1. COCHP-W & CO. C?NFECrj[^ER8. ALL FLAVORS OF Ice Cream CAKES, PASTRY and PIES fresh daily. HDI^U 615 King Street . D IOC ll, Both Phones. Ali liiaisuuuu in mc vuvud ??unu John Robinson's Big 4-Ringed Circus Double Menagerie, Hippodrome and Wild West Alexandria, Monday, Aug. 10 Present ng timi.- ten nen'i of waler-prn-if tents l,f,01 Rare ami C.Mly Wi'.I Animal*. Double Herd ul Klepliants. Poudeious, Performing I'-iliy.l. rms, presenting a pro? gram comiijiie tf perfu timi. Bijr Rcalisti Wild West I",ro,,,,,;in?'m i"?n*?? cswho-j-, iraati ** and i-Vdiers in a Kpirtaeular exhibition ot lare-ie-il riding, fincy roping and bolo-throwing, including Troop of n. S. Cavalry in ex libitionsof ri lirg, monkey talk, st*., ai A aband of Sioux Itiiliani in SOtaotoftht f.r Wt A WOJUIERKLL TRAINED SKA LIOXS, the fii.t-it group of .?.lu.ated Hals io tho r??'d i""1iiMng tbe ri tiin? "'"?eal ?l?sVi. "fjj Ro''inson's schcol of wonderfully trained Menage Horn's. 12 in number. Twenty mal*' ni'l (linnie riders. ?WO DARING GYMN'. ?TS, nimble acrobats at.d tiloitt.l aeraliits, the pichTof sll ir nil* ceUbriit-e-. !'? ?: i?. i.ierrv old clowns. Grand $300,000 Street Parade ?j,*"*;**;SSS lorses, dei.N oTtsrs ind Mtt'j m lld animals, an I iuelii.luu the s iomb's newest m. v. I ties. The (ir<nd Mimir;ii B>!l!*t, NM ama, WOORI D hu.I children in tht MSC eMMUHlMI < I'M'HKA I'l'D HAM), tiny sotolsts, giving om boar's n>'i-i.- il trcgrHin 1. ? e, , . i I, j cd ir nm ni i'. Two ahmmaiailf, ran or i-liiiie. Exnir ion ra(?*i on all railroads. jy28,angl.H tw-jySOauB FIRST NATIONAL BANK ALEXANDRIA, VA. DIRECTORS : C. R. HOOFF, Prealdaat. O I. BOOTHBi V. Pros. M. B. MARLOW, JAS. F. MUIR B. BAER, Jr. O. 6. WARFIELD, CashUr. J. J. OMI KIN, Aoslstaat Cashier Resources. Loans and Investments . . $828,90164 U. S Bonds ..... 152,000 OO Premium on U. S. Bonds . . . 3,000 00 Banking House and Real Estate . 26,951 28 Cash. 47,022 88 Due from Banks and Reserve Agents . 162,334 73 5 Per Cent Redemption Fund . . 5,000 00 $U25^2lb~53 Liabilities. Capital ...... $100,000.00 Surplus and Net Profits , . 178,683 77 Circulation ... 100,00000 Deposits. 794,442 13 U S. Deposits - . ... 51,340 46 OtherJLiabilities .... 744 17 "$1,225,210.53 -9-nMHHeWK^ ??Ea&til Opening of the Season fob?oi:r DELICIOUS DEVILED CRABS STEAMED HARD SHELL CRABS_ Little Neck Clams Cherrystone Oysters Clams in All Styles Oysters in All Styles -o SALADS o FRIED OYSTERS A SPECIALTY. RAMMEL CAFES.BothThone8 THRfM'KR FOOD MTOKH E&kp Butter Is the q-ja?|(- sort that appeals to thost* w-ho are particularly discrimi" ting as to the merits of the Ml er they buy. It's pure, m^kw* *nd appetizing i ? r v, HHidland Batter has heil best thj We der] Pricey Call./phoij ^-cognized as the Ines to Alexandria four butter trade. per pound. I'write Edwardian _ Sons, fin-. Bt. QUAKER 7c package; tr Camietl UtVj teoaired br jlBUTOR-s, -_ #nrt OroniXMi Ste**. ?A? 1T BERRIES for sale at frdj, by J. C. MILBITBN \l nh ri rup, eboic*, laat J.C. MILBDkN. W. E. Eberhart. PHOTOGRAPHER. Bell Phone 282-L. 212 Duke St. Alex., Va. WORTH all he asks for them and n,..re. Iho'o up to date nr.'l porto! pictures tbst sre t e product of FHFK11AKT ' Sm_ BIKE DOING ANYTHING gel our prices on CEMENT Bl'il.DIN'. and SILO BLOCKS; Joablt air ma; three walls in one; fr.?t. moisture sui fire proof CEMENT BRICK. f.,_al to best prsssed brick, ('..let im more thou eon mon. CEMENT fONT**ACTOR, for sidewalks, foundations, etc. Write us. Rowe Coacrete Co., King snd Peyton Streets, Alexandria, Va. ac ta FOB HALF. Beautiful CABIN LAUNCH, belonging lo a Western gentleman, practically new, up to-d.t* in every reapect; 32 feet long, finished in hardwood; latent comtruction, vteel frame; hall cost more than $2.(XO. Price *500. Also a lot Ot due YACHT ENGINES at half price, Apply to ?jlEB*JON STEAM PUMP CO. Jl?tf Lead* ester's Diarrhoeea Reoct ly, a jrood remedy to have in tbe boase dui lug the ?utn uier. 2Sm b.ttle. E. B. U-ADSEATER A SONS. hu oi Two of the finest lots oni north Co? lumbus Street, 30x90 to ten foot alley. Quick purchaser can have them for $725 M. BJarlow & Co., Inc., Ut Sooth Fairfax Street Alexandria, Va. KX.'UIMn\ Norfolk & Washington Steamboat Co. Steamer Jamestown Moonlight Excursions. >IOm HUH 1HIWN I'OTOMAi: RIVER DWI V I.Ni'l.l DIM. si\; ii wi: IM f. M. raOM i:\itrsion fl Ki:. KKTl KN 10.30 I*. M., SToI'l'IM. ATAUXAKOUA ?OTU ways. Dancing:: Palm Garden Fare - - 50 cents. '???? dates open for SPECIAL M URMONB. For particulars apply to VV. II. (All AHAS. (ion. Pass. Agt. Norfolk & Washington Steamboat Company. i FARMS WANTED. Wt want a larjre number of fanni, for clients in the Notth and Middle \Wt wh.. wish to locate Mt a fri eat distance from Washington, If joel wish io sell send particulars or write to AM KURA N REALTY COMPANY, j-.lolm vVa-hiiih'ton, ll. C. tifiNT-n' FUKNiSHINH NOBBY 2=Piece Suits Style-?the Latest. Fit?Perfect. As the summer season is advanc? ing, it will profit you to look our patterns over?in tailor made garments -and compare the prices ?considering qual? ity?of our goods with any in this vicinity. Come in and examine our assortment of NECKWEAR R. Leefield One Price Clothier and Tailor, 612 King St. The Jameson Studio, 417 King Street FINE GRADE PHOTOGRAPHY Al! brandie* of PORTRAIT AND COM? MERCIAL WORK done in a professions! man<i*r. letl lm Mt. Wrne-.n Violet Borated Talcum Pow. der, a Kc p w.ler for 10r*. E. ti. LEA-ilii-ATER A SONS.