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WEDNESDAY EVENING. NOV. 25 1W8, lin: ailomobile ia a growicg terror, every day adding to the casualties of this modern device (or transportation. Three perenna were killed, three fatally iojared and seventeen injured in and near New York from Sunday nigbt until yeaterday morning. In one instance two men who were walking along a road S today night were struck by an automobile, whicb waa running at a bigh rate of speed, and instantly killed. Tbe occupants of the machine did not atop, and the bodies of the victima were lound by a milkman next morning. It will be almost im? possible to identity the automobile or those who were in it. Ia mod cases the occupant) of the whizzing cara are the victims when accident* occur, but occasior ally people od street* or public roads are crushed to death or crippled b; these machines. In most Btates laws are od tbe a'atute booka making it a misdemeanor to run automobiles at an unlawful speed, although but few arrests are made from tbe fa rt that it is no easy Batter to identify the chauffeurs, wbo generally wear goggles. Within an hour of his arrival in Washingt in laat night Speaker Cannon iasued a s atement n aking it clear that be ia not seeking a fight with President-elect Taft, but is ready to consider any propo Bilious which may be offered from the other side. Although there ia not a war? like note in bis whole illusion, there is nevertheless tbat characteristic tone of aggressiveness, whicb, in itself, reveals tbe impossibility of Mr. Cannon aa a proper presiding officer in a progressive and public-spirited 0.ingress. The tar? iff will be revised, as the republicans have promised to revise it, he says, but be also intimates that he will be judge ot what the republican promises mt ai. The speaker of the next House will be chosen in a caucus of the republican members, he -ui-?, and be suggests, in his manner of saying it, that it will be a bold caucuB tbat will reject him. Thk National Consirvational Commis? sion which grew out of the first confer? ence of govi roora and other notable men at the White House last winter has now droplet"! hi iiveolory of the nation's resources with tbe aid of the executive departments of the government,and, it ia stated, these fa-rts will bo reported at a meeting of the commission called lor Tues? day, December 1. What will they do with them"_ The football sissmis nearly over. Thus fsr the casualties foot up 13 dead; 129 seriously injured, with many more slightly hurt. Considering the number of combatant* engaged the game is pro? portionally more deadly than actoul war. _ From Washington, iriorrespondeuc* of tbe Alexandria Ga?ett*.l Washington, Nov. 25. In a letter to Cl urn an Payne of the House ways end meats committee, re? ceived tulay, Aodretl Carnegie declines to appear a. a witness in the present tarifl hearings, and gives his reasons, a* follows: "Thanks for your kind invi? tation to appi ar before your hooorable committee upon the pending tarifl changes. I have served my full time in Washington upon tarifl matters, and beg to be excused from further services in that direction. I sm no longer in busi? ness and iu my Century article, com? panion to thf.t of 'my experience with ra Iwsy rates and rebates,' I bare said all that I have lo tay upon tl at subject. Manu fae: ti re rs will appear before you from whom you can obtain required de? tails. Reading the comment upon my article bv various distinguished gentle? men in Washiint >n ns published yeater? day, I see tbey have not yet read the article iiselt, but only a few striking extracts aepsra ed from the context. When you ri ai it, you will discover tbat my faith in protection wh'revpr f| proved to be nr- ,., arong us ever, and tbat 1 cmtinue also tbat the sure t v a,- io secure protection is to re? duce protective duties from time time a nd finally abolish them when no longer need? ed. Pursuing this policy,our patty has a' ready reduced duly upon steel rails from $28 to $7 and other duties in grea er or lesser degree. The McKinley tariff, which made great reductions, is a rat* Id point. It would prove false to its history an J its pledges if it failed now. In the most critic al times the protective policy ba? received indispensable aid from patriotic democrats in Congress, as 1 have shown, 'his ia a* it ahould be. Duties upon import** should Ot at* to be a | a-ty quartos. Only what is beet for oor common country should be thought ol. I attache supreme importance to the maintenance ot present duties upon luxuries used chiefly by tbe rich, net from tbe protective but Iromthe revenue point of view, r-yecial attention is re? quired to the revenue needs of the country these c'ars to meet increased ex? penditure.,, and, as fsr a* 1 know, none can be obtained with *o little pressure upon the people, aa the two hundred and odd million now fi iwicg into tbe Treasory from such a'lieus While a bat'ery of field artillery boomed forth the seventeen guns ot a general's *alut\ Second Lieutenant P. H. Sheridan, Jr., this afternoon pulled rope unveiling the bronze meirorial statue of his fa.her (i neral "Phil" Sheridan, io the jpreawace of the Presi-' dent, Secretary ul W*r Wright and a boat of civil and milmry notables and citizens. All the regul.r soldiers, sailors nd marlnrs, s a'.ioned near Washington nd the district National G.ad parti ir a ted in the ceremonies together with ie ma-ioe land. They formed an im oaing parade that vaa later reviewed y the Prealdent and Gan. J. Franklin tell. At tbe unveiling exerdaes, Secretary v*right presided io tbe capacity ol htirman ez officio, of tbe a'a e c >mmit ee. He made a short address, lu riding he exploits and patriotism of the cavalry o nora ider. < ieneral Wright fought on ne other side in tbe conflict. President (.roosevelt made ihe priocifal address of ne occasion. General Horace Porter of Jew Y rk was h'so preeeut and spoke, tr. D J. O'Connell, rectir of tbe Oath lie University of America,delivered the avocation, and the io:ently elded i hop of Washington, Rev. A'beri larding, of the Episcopal church, DM ounced the benediction. The president n bia speech extolled Sherman as a gbter io the civil aud Indian wara. The Iheridan s atoe elanda at the intersec ion of M iHgichusitta avenue and 22rd treet, a Sheridan Circle a site ehosen iy the widow of tbe General herself. One of tbe mei appearing before the rays and means committee today state! ha* a New Jersey corporation, com oonly regarded as a trust, controlled tbe -.rice on zinc oxide. "Now you jatt ell me the habitat of this trust" roared )bamp Cark. "I waDt ti send notice ibout tc- the attorney general " He aaa told tviat tbe headqua tera of the roncern waa io New fork. Speaker Cannons friends ara expecting i statement from President-elect Ta't Io be rf*t*4 tbst the new administra ion loee not intend to interfere with the unctions of either House of the legisla? te br.nch of the government. Chair nan Tawney, of the House com mi fee id appropiia'iooa, and Mr. Cannon's ight-hand tran, made thia anoouoce neut today, as be waa leaving the White House after a conference with tbe pres dent. He aaid that Mr. Canoon first if all, was a republican; tbat be ac ?epted the pledgea of bis pany for a ar aod square tarifl that he wanted to ie speaker of the Gist. Congress aid hat he would be. Cimmecting upon eports from Hot Springs that Judge raft believed tbe committee on rules of he House should be enlarged in mern? ie rship and selected by vote of the mern ners, instead "of being appointed, Mr. rawney remarked tbat a man witb bu (li ;ient strength and atanding to be eh it ld speaker, waa fully capable of aelect ing tbe committee io the proper say. Mr. Tawney declared tbat Mr. Cannon's iriends wera not looking fer trouble, that tbey did not expect it, and further snore tbat they did not merit it. Mr Dannon paid hia respect* to the presi? dent today, it being his first visit tn the White Houae since the (arly summer. He evaded iuquiriea relative to the ru? mors ttat a fight waa tn be na le a/ainst bim for speaker of the next House. The apparently growing seriousness of the revolution io Ha-, ti Will probably rt ?u t in ordera bs n.? issue! or the dis? patch of an Asaethan warship to tba scene of tbe cot.fl ct, for the protection ot American and other fore 'gi interest . Tbe protected cruisers Des Moines and Tacoma are being put in readiness for immediate M I og. The wt a her bnreau predicts for Thanksgiving day cloudy and unsettled conditions in the ea-.t a od south, with continued wsrm weaihir generally east ol the Rocky Mountain.. Henry Fisher, 54 yeara old, an in dou e of the Sddiers' Home, committed suicide by shooting himself io tbe bia I this moroiog. Ivigene Page, who lives at The Plain., Va , was knocked down and robbed by two men on Missouri avenue 'ast night. They (.tripped him. Hen as taken to the Emergency Hospital. Today's Telegraphic News Joseph Bryan's Will. [Special disp-rt li to the Alexandria Gazette.] Richmond |Va , Nov 25.? The will of the Ute Joseph Bryan va* probated today in the clerk's office of the Henrico Oircnit Oourt. The estate is valued at $750,000. Mrs. Bryan, the widow, ls left a life latere.t in one-half of the es? tate. The five sous receive the other half aod the mother's share at ber death. A cod eil making certain small bequests ia referred to in the will, but this codicil haa not been found. Dr. William Henry Ruflner, founder of the public school system in Virginia, died yesterday in Asheville, N. C., aged 84. He will be buried in Lexington, Va., Friday af'ernoon. Burning of a Steamer. Malta, Nov. 25--Many lives, the number of which cannot be ascertained fer several boura, were lost when the Papayanni Ellerman Liner Sirdiuia was dest-oyed by fire outside of ibis harbor today. The eteamer, which plies be? tween Liverpool, Malia and Alexandria, had on bi ard some 200 pastengers, 25 or 30 of wi on wire English, and car? ried a crew of 44 Many r>f tbe passen? gers are missing and several of them are undoubtedly penned io the smoking hull wbich lies on tbe shore off tbe barber en1 rance*, while others wera drowned wben they jumped overboard to escape the flames wbich enveloped Ihe vessel. The Sardinia left Malta early today for Alexandria, carrying, in addition to the passengers and crew, a large cargo of merchandise. f*be had hardly cleared the harbor entrance when smoke was ob? served issuing from the cargo hold. Tbe crew were summoned to fire qcapters aod a detachment sent below. A'most be? fore they had dliappeared below decks t be forward tatch seemed to explode and in an instant tbe vessel waa ablaze from st rn to item. A frightful panic followed among the psisengers who had been left 11 them? selves while the crew a as fighting the flames. Men, women and children ran frantically lo the stem of the boat, the inly p'acs where there was seeming refuge from tbe fire. But a strong wind was blowing and fanned by it tbe blaze swept out across the helpless people, scorching them where they stood. Immediately many began ti jump into the sea without trying to set-ore life preservers, and it ia feared moat of thes-5 were lost, although a few were 'a.er landed from salvage st* amers. Automoblllat Arrested. O. sluing N. Y., Nov. 25 ?Edward Brewertoo, the automobile driver, who admitted Laving "bit something" while driving hia car near here S indsy Dight, has been arrested charged with tbe killing of Will am Purdy and William Kramer, whose bodies were found nr ar Um Rocke? feller est te early Sunr'ay miming, i'.rewertou ia held in $1,000 bail pending the inquest Friday, The plight of the Strdlnia bad been noticed from'heahore. All tbe admiral? ty tugs tv at were in b arbor hurried to tbe scene. Owing to the fate which fanned the fire, they conld not approach very close, bot finilly linea were ron ont and the Sirdioia towed to the shore. She ousbi ached as quickly aa possible aod every ?ll .rt wa. thro made to extin? guish the fire. Tbia wai impossible, owing to the elements and tne inflana nahle nutute of (he cargo which waa now completely ignited. The harbor tugs were directed to s and by and ssarch the ruins aa soon aa they could be cooled, wbile oiber tugs wera detailed to cruise about in tbe hope thet some of the sur? vivors might still be tfloat in the sea. The tugs Hat were despatched to look for survivors bave picked ap a number and are still cruising off tbe harbor and in the vicioity nf tbe wrecked vessel. The survivors are sc-ttered among so many rescuing boats tbat it will be Im? possible to secure any facts about the death list nntil all rellim to pott. The Sardinia waa built of iron aid steel and was of 1,61s) tons burden Most of the surviving members of the crew were badly barned, and the caoae of the fire ia a mytt ry, although lt ls believed to bave been spon'aoeous com bustlonjamong the c*rg-<. Valetta, Isle of Mu'ti, Nov. 25. It is now ceitain tbat more than one hundred (the number nay reach 150) perished in the burning of tbe steamer Sirdinia t day. Of thia number a part were whites from Liverpool although no names are yet obtainable. Toe bola a*M was marded with horror well nigh india cribahle. Tho natives tried to overpon the officers of the steamer slashed them with knives and wera only kept from throwing tbe br at overboard by the of? ficers beating th*m bsck with their re? volvers. Many t?irifie-d, jumped over board and wero drowned before aid could natta, them. Up to aix o'clock this evening 76 bodies bad been brought ashore. lu the neighborhood of 100 pa-songers, mo?t of them British,'are among the missing. Prince and Princess Attacked. Paris, Nov. 16.- B rieus allegations at ai nat the character of tbe Princes. De r-a -<n, nee Countess Da Catsllane, nee Am a (? iuld, were made in court today *y MaltM Binnet, counsel for Count Boni. Tbe firet husband of the A merit an heiress den ands tbe custody nf his chil? dren and a pension of 30,000 francs yearly from his late wife. In making the motion in tbe court Binnet cl a-ged (Lat if permit'ed to he would prove that In Ssptemher, 1907, A noa travelled alone with Sigan through Italy and thet they 'arr lived as man and wife in the Ci a etui Msraia. Binnet also made the s'artliogaccusa? tion that De Saran when he came to America to urge the countess to marry bim, waa ancona* anied by another woman who had lived with him, and (hat following the marriage to the coun? ter be again established tbis woman in apaitmeriti In Paria. In .lune, 1908, B nnet alleged tbat Sap an aid Anna were much in ea-rh o'her's company in Versailles and later in an obscure hotel in Paria. He de? clared it at after leaving Aura Sagan would j lin hia "mistrce*-," who waa in the habit of waiting for him in the vicinity in her automobile. In concluding bis argument Binnet eel. rd tia Anra hal since her mar? riage to De Saaap ut erly neglected her children a id hac male no attempt to five them an edticstion in keeping with their situation in life. He also narie a hitter asssult upon the character of De Saan, and said he was nrt the person tn lave the custody of ber children. I', mnet attacked D S.gan's chai icter, dr (Ipi ing that he I ad been arrested for 'orgery. He said he ia now unable tn have a residence in bia own name be? cause of hia creditora. Sagan, the law? yer aaid, imperils the morals nf the chil? dren by appcarirg in au almost nude state before them. The court reserved ita deciaion. King Manuel's Narrow Escape. Lisbon, Nov. 21 (via frontier to evado censorship)?King Minnel bal a narrow escape from death in a series of riots here today. Tbe agitation agilest tbe government has been strong for aome lime past, and today, as the king wss driving through the streets, the storm broke The loyalist demonstration planned in his honor va* in progress, and his mnjpsty, arrayed io the uniform of a field mars! al was ia ticipating in an open carriage when the (recession was attickcd by a band of republicans well a med. Fierce fighting followed, and the conflict surged aoout the royal tar* rage which was surrounded at the first sign of trouble by the cat a'ry guard, s ones, rifle ard pistol shots were ex? changed, and finally the king ordered the cavalry to charge. Tbis they did, and they broke away through the crowds f>r tbe royal catriage. It was driven to te palace, and then the authorities -tnt <i to suppress the rioting. The cavalry charged tbe mob time and again but with indifferent success, and two regiments of infantry were ordered out. Tbey charged tbe crowd with fixed bay? onets and soon cleared the atreet, but not until many bad been wounded. Whole; ale a'rests of the rioters ha.e been made. _ The Carmack Case. Nashville, Tenn., Nov. 25.?Col. Dongsn B. Cooper, Robin Cooper and Jobn D Sierp were today ana gned in tbe criminal court and entered pleas of not guilty to the charge of murdering * Minr Carmack. The trial waa aet tor December 8, thongh an effort will un? doubtedly be na le for a continuance. Rammed Battleship. Leghorn, Nov. 25.?The Italian uteamer Kl.a rammed the battleship Pisa, today wbile the lat er was a*. anchor, laftlctisg damage below tbe water lin". Tbe b.tt'eabip ia being towed t p Siezz';( to be dry docked for ex? amination. The Elsa was badly damag? ed about the bow. Shot Minister of tne Interior. Port Au Prince, Hajti, Nov. 25.? President Nord Alexia baa received word confirmirg tbe r*prrted killing by tha insurgents of Qastral LcConte, minlstei ol the interior. He was killed in re? prisal Vt t aving ordered the execution of the commander and first officer of tbe gunboat Croyant. These men wera summarily executed because they we 1 ashore without permiaaion. Wheo ly Coote wss captured he waa summarily executed, being shot to death by a eq a I of insurgents detailed for thal purpose. He ha* been succeeded ai minuter of the interior by Gen. Augusts. City Council. The session of tbs City Council laat night wu comparative's- brief aod papers presented for consideration were not vo? luminous. There was a joiot sesaion of tbe two bosrdi wh*n L. H. Thompson, of the First ward; P. M. Braisha**, of (he Second, Hrrb?>t B jaar, of tba Thin*, and T. L. Cr er. ol the Fourth were re-elected school trustees. BOARD 0*f* ALDERMEN. Only one i aper wa* presented in the B ard of \Id-rmao -a resolution submit? ted hy Mr. Hill ?oproprlailo.T $8u0 for the Wrahington Monument Association. The resolution waa referred to the com? mittee on finance and atreeta Tbe Aldermen by unanimous votea and without discussion, concurred in the action of the Common Council on all papers sent In from thst board. common conon* What the usual observer of Council proceedings expected laat night waa short meeting without incident but it turned out to be quite animated ai tbe evening progressed. There were 14 members present to transact the busioeea for wbich they were elected. On the bill of F. L. Eotsiele of $17 32 for groceries furnished by bim on order of the hi a'th officer after tha passage of a resolution by Council Joly 14 refualog to I near my further obligation on thia line after said <*Rt?, the committee aubmltted a repoit without recommend--tion. In thi* connection Mr. Spink* pre? set Ud a bill from Mr. Meeka and asked for I's reference sith the others. Mr. Monroe thonsbt the committee should either report favorably or unfav? orably. They were the people upon whom the other members of Council were depending for Information. He said tbat thea- grocers had furoished the goods and should be paid for them by someone. He asked tbe chair where were the merchants to get tbeir money. The chair answered, "From the man who incurred the debt?the health of? ficer." He referred to tbe fart that Coun? cil by order on July 14 last bad positive? ly refused to pry any more billa ariaing from tbe so-cslled smallpox acare and aaid tbat the health officer bal ignored Council and had incurred thees debts without consulting anyone?in other words, had defied Council and Ignored the mandate of that body. He bad tbe resolution of July 14 read whicb sub? stantiated what he iaid. Mr. Smith aaked if these billa were incurred aft r the resolution had been passed. The chair answered affirmative.y. Kr, Monroe stated that the men wbo furnished these goods were perhaps ig? norant of the action of Council, aad as they furnished thtsi groceries they ahould be paid for aame. The chair reminded Mr. Mooroo that the resolution waa published officially, locally, and in every paper which circu? lates in Alexandria. Mr. B rr'll aaid that there were num? erous bills which.were In the air, as it wera and he wa. of tha opinion that the whole Hat should be referred to the finance committee with instruction to g<>t the opinion of the corporation a t ruey as lo the city'a liability in the matter. Mr. Spinks aaid the body occupied a unique poaition. The city had a b'alth officer and it refased to honor hia official obligation*. If the members of Council did not want lo uphold the present health officer, be said, either aboli.h the office or elect someone rise. He referred to the Meeka bill and ui'd that tbe gen? tleman io question bad furnished tneae gooda and ebould be p.id fer aame. Mr. Monroe aaid he thought the health officer ahould have obeyed tbe mandate of Council. Mr. Spinka aaid he did not want to occupy tbe poaition of either condemn? ing or supporting tbe health officer, but be thought these obligations were honest, the grocers had furnished the goods and some one should pay for them. Mr. Leadbeater aaid thst when the resolution wai presented .on July 14 he waa the only member who vot-d against lt, but inasmuch as it passed he could not aee bow the city could be held liable for these obliga ions. The resolution was plain and if tbe grocers did not un? derstand it he thought the health officer did. Mr. Marshall aaid he waa of the aame opinion aa Mr. Birreli, the Introducer of the reaolation to obtain the city attor? ney's views on tbe subject. He knew very little about tbemattcrof these bills, but did know tbatcouncll had refused In July to pay any mi re debts contracted on account ot smallpox. He thought that the matiter should be referred to the corporation attorney. He iaid he bad no donbt aa to tbe gennineaa of the claims, The billa were contracted and the business men haddeliversd the goode aad should be paid for them by someone. Mr. Brumback aaid he thought (he health officer only had authority aa fai as council gave IL He aaa of the opinion tba' the city wai ia no wa; liable for debts incurred by caid officer after the resolution passed Jaly 14. A controversy arose aa to whether the board of health sat r. ally in exiatence. Tbe chair ataied, that there bad been practically no board of health for 6 or C yeare. All the bills were referred to the fi' nance and geneial lawa committee witb inaimctiona ti secure the opinion of tbe city attorney aa to the city'a liability foi their payment, bnt tbe diacoasion of the matter continued, during which it wai stat d that one of the grocers had en? tered suit against Dr. dorman for thi amount of his bill. A communication enclosing three grocery books was received from Mr Jss. F. Peyton, signed secretary of tbe board of health, recommending the pay mentof the billa. The cheir said that inaamucb thal Mr. Peyton waa present he would as^ him a few questions about his board. Mr. Peyton *a!d tbs board ot healtfc waa in existence and had held frequem meetings. Da said tbat connell ia Ita reference of these billa bad done exactlj what the ooard wanted done ia tbe maller. Tbe chair aaked Mr. Pey too if th board of health elected five or six yean ago hal ever qualified. Mr. Peyton explained tbat the board had recently obtained legal advice aa tc ita status, and bad learned that lu mern bera continued in office, nnder exlaiio; lawa, nntil their successors are electee: by City Council Mr. Pe;tin said they did before thi lae Mayor S mpson. He salt* that thi addiior bad emitted their names fr on the records, fr what reason he did oo koow. Tba ctair said tbat tba reason, aa bi understood, it wss bec tuse none of those elected had qualified. Mr. Birke aaked if tbe board of health bad power to spend money whicb waa not apptopr a ed. Mr. Pey lo j tad tta* when the health of the city waa st stake it could. A qoetf oa arose here aa to the num? ber ot esses of supposed smallpox which bad tmttt d a 3d ibe cost thereof, and Mr. Burke said it had erst $600 to quar? antine 14 bouse>s. M'. Eva s made some humtrous al? lusion* io conditions during the "small pox" period. He thought the commit? tees ti wi ich it had te -n referred should look well Into the mat.tr. A teennmendat on from the fi ca nee comm.ttee for an appropriation of fl,OOO for tbe expense of tbe chain gaog and fire plugs waa received. Mr. Em is wss opposed to tbe chain g*og appropriation. It was no good, be said; he wanted to know where the gang wai kept. He said he never saw it. Mr. S.tinks said ll bad been doing good wotk out io his neighborhood and would soon reach tbat of Mr. Evans. The recommenc'ation of tbe finance committee was adopted. A peiitiou waa received from a com? mittee ot ladies representing Mount Ver? non Chapter, Danghtera of the Amer ca.i Revolution, asking Council to pie e*rve the eli cutten r cently taktn from theS'.rind. The matter was rc tarred to the committees oo streets and genera! lawa. Other resolutiona and pttitiona (which will be found In the official pneeeding') and wbich occasioned no debate were acted on. On motion of Mr. Burke the B ard of Aldermen was invited to joint sesaion for the election ot school trustees and M ssrs. L H. Thompson, of tbe Firt-t ward; P. M. Bradshaw, of the Second ward; Capt. Herbert B-yant, of the Third a ard, and Thomas L. Carter, ol the Fourth ward, were unanimously chosen. No other buaineaa appearing Council adjourned. NewH of the Day. Mr. Andrew Carnegie ia 71 years old today. In New York today the Standard Oil investigating case waa adjourned till Monday. President Castro, of Venezuela, sailed yeaterday for Europe to undergo an op? eration tor an abscess. The orange crop of Cuba this year will be the largest in the history of the island and will reach 500,000 boxes. After an active service ol more than twenty years, B shop Cyrus D. Foss yes? terday resigned the presidency of (he Methodist Episcopal Board of Home Missions and Church Extension assign? ing aa the reason hia ill health of tbe last year. B shop Luther B Wilson was choaen to succeed him, Strikers locked out by the National Fire Proofing Company's plant at Perth Amboy, N. J., began stoning the com? pany's work today and became so dem? onstrative that deputy sher di were hur? riedly sent for. The sheriffs opened fire on tbe mob wounding four,one seriously. Troops na; be Bent to keep order. W. Isham, Assistant Building Inspec? tor of the District of Columbia, was yes? terday dismissed by Commissioner Mor? row for alleged failure to report that structural work waa in progress upon the building tt North Capitol and M streets, which collapsed Monday morning and killed Raymond L. Hibbs, a mechanic. Walter Wellman haa filed a libel suit for $100,000 and rectification a-ainat tbe apo:ting review La Vie au Grand Air of Paris, because of the publication of an i rticle chi ra:teri7.!ng Wellraan'a expe? dition to tbe North Pole aa "an Ameri? can bluff," designed for peraooal profit aod carried out nnder the cover of im? possible scientific conditione. President Roosevelt has approved a dralt of the walking test prepared by acting Secretsry Newberry for officers of the navy. Tbe Ust will apply to all line officers below the rank of rear ad? miral and all stan" officers below the rink of captsln. The principal test wi I be a 50 mile walk to be made in three successive daya. Officers who prefer, nay have the option of taking the 90 milea in three daya horseta-k ride or a bicycle ride of 100 miles in three days Grows Hair oo Baid Heads. Bald Headed People May Get a New Chance in Life, In these days when youth is the moving factor iu business; whea a man make* his mark at thi-ty Jive and is ready to retire at forty live; when nusioess house* pension tin? man we call "middle aged" rather than allow his la_Kin? influence lo intrude upon the c .iiiiii.- rei al ru>h, a bald head is almost fatal to any man's hopes The fallowing must therefore prove interesting to people who are losing their hair or who are bald. * Resorcin is one of the litest and most ef? fective germ killers discovered by se'eace, and in connection wiih Beta Napthol, which is both germicidal and antissptic, a combina? tion is formed wbich destroys the germs u hi h rob the hair af Ha nutriment, ami also creates a clean and healthy condition of the ? lp, whicb prevents the development of new germs. Pilocarpiu isa well known agent for re (toling the bair to its natural ir.lor, wh>- s the loss oTcolor haa been due to a d sease of the scalp. Yet, it is uot a coloring matter or dye This combination of curatives mixed with alcohol as a stimulant perfect* the moat ef? fective remedy for hair and tcalp troubles. The famous Rexall "93" H?ir Tonic ia chiefly composed of Resorcin, Beta Neptbol sud Pilocarpin. It makes the scalp healtny, nourishes the hair, stimulates the follicle*. Where the head is already bare it enters the follicles, revitalitei the roots, supplies nour? ishment and stimulates a new growth. We vant you to try a few bottle* of Bexal! "93" Hair Tonic, on our personal guarantee that the trial will not coat tts a penny if it does not give yon absolute satisfaction. That's proof of our faith in this reine ly and it should indisputably demonetrats that we know whit we are talk mg about when we say that Rexall "93" Hair Tobie will grow hair on r>ald haadi, except, ot coarse, where baldness hss reen of mi.-li long duration that the roots of the hair are entirely dead, the follicles closed and grown over, and the aealp it glszed. Remember, we are baaing our statements upon what has already been accomplished hy the use of Rexall "93" Hair Tonic, and we have the right to aunme that what it has done to hund eds of others it will do for you. In any event you cannot lose anything by giving it a trial on our liberal ausrantee Two sises, for an 1 $1,00 W. P. Taylor, 616 King sire t FOR SALE. Large RRI'"K BUILDINU, centrally lo? cated; suitable fir manufacturing or tl ts Bargain 11 quick bu* er. ROBT. ELLIOTT. Real Estate A gei t, nov25 tf 127 South Royal Street. Coke Domenic Coke ?li kinds of Coal, Wood and Coke. 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PIANOLA PIANOS are genuine only when they bear the name* of the Weber, the Steck, the Wheelock, or the Stuyvesant Pianos, No other so-called Player -piano contains tbe Pianola or is equipped with such vital improvements as the Metrostyle and Themodist Pianola Pianos. $550 to $1,050. Pianolas, $215 to $350. Moderate Monthly Payments. 1327 F Street N. W? Washington, D. C. E3P0NSIBILITY FOR ACCIDENT. The coroner's ic quest at Woodstock ito the death of Amos Johnson and . udson Jones, 'rsinmen, who were illed in the wreck at Pughs Can bridge, n the Southern Ra iwsy, oa November , when two freigM train uolli dcd, ended itb the verdict tbat the wreck was princi ally e atised by the negligence of Con-, actor Yocham in not obeying orders; lither, tbat the failure of Dispatcher '. B. Peyton to issue middle orders at lie intended meeting point of trains ontribated to the cause ot the collision, nd that Operator A. P. Bowers wat ia ome degree negligent, inasmuch as be id not see tbat Conductor Yocham ally undent-Mod his orders. Bit tbe -rora do not Had the negligence of suf clent degree to constitute criminal egligenoe. Try Ko lol today on our guarantee. Take . for a wh<le, aa that is all you will need to ike. Kodol digesta what you eat and uiakea lie stomach sweet. It is sold by W. F. Ireighteu k Co Attempt to Asaaaainate. Calcutta, Nov. 25.-That the attar histic movement has been sceteheel and j lot killed by the examples made in the edition rases was shown when an at- J ?mpt was made toe'ay to assassinate 'ublic Prosecutor Hume. He bad beeu dive in conducting tbe prosecutions, nd it was due to his own ioit a'ive that he last revolutionary movement was ur. overed before damage was done, He eft tbis city tbis m ming for a trip to he suburbs. As his train was pissing hrongb the outskirts a heavily charged lomb was thrown from a clump of bushes it the esr in which ho was riding. The tuxiety cf tbe criminal, however, robbed via of his prisoner, aa the bomb struck he car, bounced, rolled over aid fell oto a swampy place without exploding. Dress To Ycnng and Old Men and Women Boya and Gilla. WHAT'S NEATER Appeals ian one of oor Tailor maoe Suits For Mea and Boys. Guaranteed to Fit. Trousers ?S Beautiful Patterns to Order Perfect Fit Excellent Line of NECKWEAR Superb Line of Underwear, Shirts, Collars, Etc. ll. Lee Field, Clotliierand Gents* Fnraisber 612 King Street. S-noke t>lacco only. 80 many ot the w-called cigars that you bay here, tbere ind elsewhere are made of weeds that only reaemble tobacco. Wben yon want ("Cigar well made, from selected tobacco, yon will find it at Hamilton's, and you will be able to get it just to suit your taste exactly, from tbe mildest through all glades up to the strongest. Yon can always rely upon ibo fact when yon buy a-clgar at Hamilton's that it contains nothing but tobacco. tallinn & Ci)., 323 King Street. Disorders In Rome Rome, Nov. 25.?Troopa had io be -ailed to the aid of the police in sappree* dog an anti-Austrian student demon i< ration. The public feeling ia still nigh and further rioting ia looked fr r tonight. Hundreds of arrests bave beeu made. The anti-Austrian outbreaks a-e spn uling throughout the nation'aud many subjects of Franz Joaef have been badly treated and ill-used. Tbe trouble waa precipitated by the mobbing of I ta1 ian e.tuden'8 in Vienna, and ao serious is tbe situation here that a double gua d of troops has been detailed to the Austr an embassy. A dozsn members of, tbe Chamber of Deputies have announced tbat they will be io the chamber to? night interpellae Foreign M ulster Tit toni regarding Italy's attitude od the Palkau situation. Tbey will demand tbat it be openly anti-Austrian. Official." BOARD OF ALDERMEN. At a regular meeting of the Board o Aldermen of the city of Alexandria, Va., held November 'it, 190.H, there were present J. B. N. Curtin, ?-.j., Pn sident,and Messrs. Hill, Brill, Marbury, Bullenger, Field and B wee i, ev. Mr. Hill introdnesd the fol lowing re*olu Con. which viki n-Vrre.l to the Committees on Finance and fct eets: Resolved by the Board of Aldermen and City Council that $300 is hereby appropriated out of any money in tbe treasury to be paid to the Washington Monument Association ami t. h.-us.) hy tliem nuder the dire-C'ii of the Committee on Streets and city tiurveyor for th* he nitihYalion and laying mit of George Wsshington Park, which park the dahl association purchased for the use of citl ?tnaef Alexandria. The following were received from the Com? mon Council and their talion concurred iu by unanimous vote-' Bill <>f A il. Meeks, $16 At, for -uppli?s for un ill pox cases. Bill of F. L. Entsvisle, $17.32, for similar supplies. Report of the Finance Committee appro? priating $1,000 for lire plugs and chain gang. Co nunn.nation from J. F. Peyton, Mtft tary of (he llo.srd of Health, enclosing hil h of $828.*0 from sundry persons for services and supplies furnished in connection with small, pox cases. Resolution directing the Committee on General Laws to investigate with (he Corps-? raCon Attorney the city laws in regard to casting wash- paper, etc., on streets. Comniuuicatioa from Worth llulfish, sec reury of the Board of Trustees of Ihe Avi andria Hospital,notifying council of tha elec? tion of ceitain trustees. Communication of Mount Vernen Chapter, D. A. R , asking tbe preservatiou ol' the old cannon on the Strand, between King and Prince streets. The Aldermen proceeded to the chamber of the Common Count-il for the purpose of par? ticipating In the election of school trustees, and upon their return adjourned. J. R. N. CURTIN. President. Te.te: Lbthek H. Thompson, Clerk. COMMON COUNCIL. At a regular meeting of the Common Coun? cil of the< ky of Alexandria, Va., held No? vember ?-Uh, 1!<08,there were present- Hubert Snowden, K??r , President and Messrs. l-ead bt-ater, Burke, Rrunibaok, Smith, Bsaiter, Birreli, Monroe, Hellmutb, Harrison, Uhler, Marshall, Spinks and Kvans. The Committee on Finance reported un tavorab'/ on the bill of Mr. F. L. Entwisle for supplier furnished the Board of Health. Upon motion of Mr. Birreli the matter waa refenel to the joint Committee on General Laws and Finance with instruction1! tocou sult the Corpor .Con Attorney. A bill from Mr. A. H. Meeks for supplies furnished by order of the Health Officer amount ng to $1*. 1, waa referred to the joint Committee on General La .sand Finance. A communication from J. F. Peyton, secre? tary of (he Board of Health, retesting an ap? propriation ot $82-1/0 to pay bills contracted, wan referred (> the joint Committee on lier,, era! Laws and Finance. The Vin we Committee recommended an additional i ppropriation for lire pinga $_6, chain gt rig $775, ni 1 tbe r port was adopted ?ates, 14; noes, 0. A resolution n'-nesting the Committee on General Laws and etrteta ti investigate exist? ing laws relating lo watta paper thrown in th s ivei and to consult the Corporation At? torney in drafting asutable ordinance, was ottered by Mr. hellmuth, adopted and ref. t re I to tbe joint Committee ou General Law.-; ami Streets. A conan unicstion from the societv of Daughters of the A mericau Revolution to pr - serve and have place I in a promine t posi? tion the old cannon lately removed from the Strand, a relic of war of Wi -MM waa re? ferred to tin-joint Committee on Streets and General Law*-. Aeoufniuohatioa from Mr. Worth Hulli-h, secretary of the board of trustees of tile Alei audria Hospital, nprtiiig the elecCcu of Mee>r*. 1-dward U Ilsingertield, Wm. B. Sruoot, John Lead'-eater, Wm. A. Moore. Jr., aa members ol ilsa board of trustees ol'the Alexandria Ho-piOtl, was received and ap? proved. A resolution appropriating $300 to the Wash? ington Mnnuiii.-iit Association for improve? ments ???rn- ivcd from the Boa d of Alder? men and their action concurred in. The Board of Aldermen convened in jcint session for the purpose of filling vacancies on the School Board. Mr. L H. Thompson, First -prd; Ur. P. M. Hrsdshiw, Secend ward; air. Herbert Brynne, Third ward: Mr T. L. fatter. Fourth war t, were placed in nomiuation ann uneu. niou.ly elected hy the following vote: Menari*. Leadbeater, Burke, Suowdeu, Bra rn back, Smith, Baader, Birreli, Monroe, Hellmuth, Harrison, Ubler,Marsiiall,l*"pinks, Evans, J. Brill, Marbury, Ballanger, Field , Curtin, Swiency and Hill (21). The ioiut set.iou then dissolved and the board adjourned. lll'BERT SNOWDEN, President. Teste : Da ki ki. R. Stanhbiky. Clerk CC. Pleasent, sure, easy safe little liver Pill are DeWiu's Little Kaiiy Risers. Sold by W, F. 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