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List your house with me and it will be rented Look at my window tonight and see why. White--REaLTY and INSURANCE, 602 KING STREET. C1GARH. The Pipe of Peace wbk so called becan.-w of the soothing efleet if a iDoke of good tobacco. If you would enjov the efl-ct to the fullest Smoke a Plan? tation Cigar Ii ii ni de of iii* very tints' of tobacco, has a beautiful fl aver sud aroma and burnt just ss un experienced smoker likes a<it,'t.r to lum. Auk jour dealer for a HmUtion Cigar, and if ie doesn't bave it go to me who bas. It is walworth traveling a few blocks to get a PUntat'oo Cigar. Yon ran elsi purchase tHj cigar from Mr. F. 8. Harper, wholesale g'orer and s >le ageot here, who you will always find kind and courteous to his customers. Hamilton & Co., 323 KING STREET. WAQON AND CARRIAUK BUILDERS FOUNDERS AND MACHINISTS. THE ALEXANDRIA Iron Works Foundry, Machine W ork and Blacksmithing Structural Iron a Specialty Manufacturer of Patent Turbine Pump for dairy and suburban homea. Agent for coal oil engine, the only anfe power around buildings Send us your inquiries for anything io Iron. IS. LEADBEATER & W&, OLArkkck 0. LRADBKATRB, President. IOWA ED 8. LRADBRatrb, Vic* President, iOHN lradbratrb. Sec. and Treasurer EgXABLISUED 1703. (TKOOBFOBAT1D.) lob ManafaetviBg Pharmacists and Peelers in Paint*, QUe. Window Gleaa, iiv( -t Bs, Spleen, it's Paney Goodland specialties, Itu ol' Tooth Brnabee, Hair Brushes, Per uiiif v , Olive Oil, Ac Arc nts for John Lima A. 8n.'n Tinted Paints, Maaory'n liquid Colors and Devoe's lead aud /inc Paints. edi i-liipped the day order is receive! Quot lions furnished by return mail. Cor resp h.lune solicited._ OTTERBURN Ulina and Magnesia Springs WATER. Greatest known Water for Dys? pepsia, Indigestion, Kidney and Liver Troubles. Leading Physicians endorse it and testily to its great merit. FUNK WARFIELD, Druggist Suoc'ssor to WARFIELD A HALL. PHONE 144 SOLE AGENT. ?MW Onrvr VtkUfn-r cj-irl Pyl-ir* ?tr***?' FINANCIAL^ mil M. P. Hakiciv, lin mupvi. )( Vice Presideut. K. Waf.fiK.i.D, Cashier. First National Bank, AlHXAHDHlA, VA, Designated Depository of the United States. CAPITAL ? 1100,00. 8TTRPLU8 AND UNDIVIDED PBOFrPB .... $17D,O0C Directors: a. h. ROOTFf R. M. B. HARLOW (i. F. WARP1KI.0, J. F. MUIR, WALTER ROBERTS, B. BAER. JU. Promjii nttenuun given to ail nuronees, in duding collections throughout ihe United States and En rope_ ESTABLISHED 1853. BURKE & HERBERT, Bankers. Modernly equipped for bankin)* in its Tari ont hr* Hep *itK received subject to check at sight Collection Bade on all points. R.gh-gredn investment securities bought and sole). l>tteis of Credit acd Foreign Exchange furiii-licp*1. lil Boxen for rent, A Bakings Depart nwt in which interest ia Allowed on depotit?._ Do You Know Who does your Laundry Work ? Numerous people hand their package to anyone calling for Laundry. Let the BANNER call for it, thus insuring its pt ompt return. Watch for 4>Ihe BANNER" wagon. Drop us a postal or phone. Bell 203?we'll call. Banner Steam Laundry 909 Oronoco Street. Ni >TICE.?Sealed proposals will be received by the undersigned until TUBbDAY, Ami - (br ilitohiug aucl gradins that portion of what is known as the old BradiKk roul coinm?ncin? at t^uski-r laLo, Mrtheaei coiner of High School ground, and extending to northwest corner of the lard cl Mr. George \* ise, intersection of lane leadios to llo^ard.ville, a distance cf three nuarten of a 1 All futher information desired may be had by addressing GEO AT'LD, (ku* td Alexandria Va. The Wagons We Sell Are strictly first class in every particular. Experience has taught us that to pay a few dollars more and get the BEST is the most economical way to supply our needs, and we are not different from other folk; then when you buy a wagon why not get the best? Our Weber Farm Wagons can't be beat. They are strictly guaranteed, as is also every kind of farming implements we handle HY ERS BROTHERS 115 North Pitt Street. _A^RI^OTjmJBAL._ RICHARD fl. WATTLES MANUPACTUKKlt OF FERTILIZERS Okfick and Stobrh: 115-117 N. Royal St. Dealer in Hardware, Paints, Agri cultural Implements, Vehicles Harness, Field and Garden Seeds. WARRHOtTBIW, BOt'TH FNION KTRKKT, OH LINK OK SOUTHERN RAILWAY. Also Grain, Hay, Straw and All Kinds of Mill Feed. Will always keep in stock the highest grade I of these articles._novS ly G. W. HarvRY, jr., I D. C. Richardson Pres't A Treas. Secretary. -THK Bryant Fertilizer Company aUaotactarers of FERTILIZERS, FERTILIZING MATE RU 1.8. p'jRE RAW BONE AND FINE GROUND NOVA SCOTIA LAND PLASTER. Office: Bnrke and Herbert's bank building. Factory and Wharf: Foot of Due sueei Alexandria. Va John P. Robinson, Geo. S. French, President. Secretary. Alexandria Fertilizer and Chemical Company. manufacturers of Fertilizers, Fertilizer Ma? terials & Sulphuric Acid. Ask yonr dealer for the Alexandria Fer? tilizer & Chemical Co.'s Products. Capacity: SO.IHM) toni per annum. Princess Street and Potomac River Wharf, Alexandria. Virginia. General Insurance Agency LAURENCE STABLER, Room No. 4, Burke A Herbert Bldf The companies represented in this offiot have assets of over $100,000,000. Amour others are: Hartford Fire Insurance Co. Liverpool A London & Ci lok*, /fetna Insurance Co. Northern Assurance Co. Sprint-field Fire A Marloo. Prompt attention given to adjustment ol Mses and all mattera connected with insur B**? ***llv1 f BTEAMEBB. POTOMAC * CHESAPEAKE STEAM HO AT COMPANY. SCHEDULE IN EFFECT JUNE 17, 1909. Steamer* Leave Alexandria SUNDAY. Ti KSDAY sud THURSDAY at 8 3U a. m. foi landings from Sumer et Beach to V*irt?, including Poseys, Brents sud I'pper Mschodoc Creek landings. Sun? day trip to Noinini Creek landings in adii tion to above MONDVY AND WEDNESDAY at 5.30 p. m. for landings as tar as El GEWATER and PARHAM'8 POINT, including the Up? per Machodcc Creek, Wicomico river land? ings and those in Nomini Creek, SATURDAY at 8 30 a, ni. for landings ss fir as NOMINI, including Wicomico river land? ings. Steamer Estelle Randall Tueslay and Thnrtday as far as Smith's; ether days, ex? cept Saturday and Sunday as far as Grinders Schedule subject to tide and weather and te change witiiou' notice. REARDON A GRIMES, Agents. Cameron Street Wharf, Call phone 60._jy2 tf MARYLAND. DELAWARE AND VIP CINIA RAILWAY COMPANY. SPRING SCHEDULE. Stsamersof This Line LeaTe Alexandria on and after May 15,1909, Every MONDAY, WEDNESDAY, and SATURDAY at 4:30 p. m. FOR BALTIMORE AND ALL THI USUAL RIVER LANDINGS. Cuisine and appointments unexcelled, Freight for Baltimore, Philadelphia an Kew York solicited and handled with cara, Through rates and bills of lading issued. Single fare to Baltimore, $2,60; round trip. $3.50. -Haterooms, one way, 11.50. Meals, 50c REARDON A GRIMES, Agents, Foot of Cameron street. TATJTATATAtiATAmmnriK'2TArA k The Beet of EVERYTH WC -* . VIOLET TALCUM POWDER^ A refreshing, highly per- 3 fumed and borated sani? tary powder. B ( 25c FULL POUND $ | Taylor's Pharmacy J 616 King Street. Both phone*. Night bell. ei W MONDAY EVENING. AUG. 16,1909. INiriATION IN CAVE. Shriners from Virginia, Washington and Baltimore attended the novel initia? tion ceremonies of the nobles of lie Mystic Shrine, in the Liray Caverns on Patnrday. Harrison Dingm.o, ofAlooas Temple, Wsshingtin, pas', loopsrial potentate of North Ameri? ca, was prmntsnd condacted the ceremonies Mr. John F. Mayer, treas urer; Ftaok Cunningham, past lilas trions potentate, and C. A. Nesbitt, sec? retary, of Aces Temple, Richmond, alao assisted in the ceremony. Loray was in holiday attire. Flags and banting bearing embl-nn of the or? der fhwed from baslnes*. and private honsea. Mere than 400 Siriners were in attendance. A number from Ibis city were deterred from attending for tbe reason that the S inthern Bsilrosd now mikes no connection with tbe Norfolk and Western wbich mos to Lnray. These two roads for a qgarter of a cen? tury msde connection at Riverton much to tbe convenience of tbe traveling public, bat tbis connection wss discontinued lift year and tbe Corporation Commiss'o whose duty it is to look alter such mat? tera, seems not to htve time to look into this one though their attention has fre? quently been called to it. List of Unclaimed Letters. The following isa lint of the letters remain? ing in the Alexandria, Va., posloffiee up to Augubt ll, 190fi. Alexander Mis Gus Lyn-*, Lillie I: ic. J Hestia Marshal', CE It-el inger, Il.urr M tn-li til, .1 Allen Blind, G -orge W (2) Ve.v!e, Edward Braiiim-ll, John 8 Muller, Arnold Bre*n, E MorritoB. G E Carlin, \ !'. Morris, Hurry Clayville, George Padeeit, W J (2) Comidon, Jin J IVnn, .'nwe Cones, I * Penn, W S Conlin, Wm E I'eyiou, Jim G Cook, Ernest II Ponante, Devil Cook, Fra-k M (2) Randolph, Beverly H Cooper, .1 W Sef, James W Corbin, Mrs JP Slmver. W M Davi?, Mrs Lizzie Scott, Mrs Mary E (J) Davis, Wm Motes Shepard, Hamilton Dwyer, Btevle Shirley, N H Dwyer, M-v 8hoeklett.ES Fenton, R W Smith, Jos! Fones, Sainiie' r-nead,''G Garvin, Julinu F Sorrell, Roliert Gcl'nt, William E Stokes. R chard E Gilli*n Mra D W Stankovitz, Charlie G eeo. Mis Kettie 8wain, W II H*,niberrv,Hudson(2) T?ylor, W II H-trper, R * Timis, Tribone Hsrpsr, Ptnl Thomss, Carry HuKhe-, John R, jr Thc i.as, Harrv Jacks r, Nancy (2) Wilkinson, Mrs L M Johnson, Fritz Yanlm-ster Tidewater Johnson, Stela (4) Riilway Kernper, Ritchie Yoong, I ewis Lake, Harry /. miuerman, H S THOMAS BURROUGHS. PM SOUTHERN RAILWAY Trains leave Union 8tation Alexandr t In Effect August 8.h, 1909. N. B?Following scnednie figures publish* only aa Information, and are not guaranteer 7:47 A. M.?Daily Local between Washing ton and Danville. 8:47 A. M.?Daily?Local for Harrison burg, and way stations, 9.17 A. M.-Daily-U. 8. Fast Mall. Riot only for passengers for points south at '-hie scheduled to stop. Firs class coaches, sleet; ers to Birmingham and drawing-room aleey ers fo New Orleans. Dlninp car eervic* 1.17 p m.?Wwk Days?Ixx-al for War? renton a'.d Strasburg Junclirn. 4:27 P, M. Daily?Birmingham special. Sleeping cars between New rork, /u<usts, Aiken ann Jacksonville. Sleeper to Birming? ham Through flmt-cla s coiches between Waahington acd Jacksonville Dining car service. Tourist t Califorai* tri-weekly. 4:32 P. M.?Week Daya?Local for Har? risonburg and way stations on Hana**** branch. 5:12 P. M.?Daily?Local for Wamntc. and Charlottesville. 10:27 P. M.?Daily?Washington and Cha tanooga Limited (via Lynchburg), Fin class coach and sleeping cars to Roer.ok Knoxville and Chattanooga. Sin per to Nev Orleans, Wa. ington to Roanoke. Dining oar eervine. 11:02 P. M.?Daily?New York, Atlanta and ixe Orleans Limited. All Pul I mar train, cl b and observation cara to New Or leans. Site, ers to Asheville, Atlanta am New Orleans Sleeper to Charlotte, Dinint car nervine. 4:27 A M.?Da'ly?Memphis srecial. Through sleepers and coachet for Roanoke, Knoxville, Nashvi le, Chattanooga and Mem< pli!>-. Dining c?r ferviee, Washington sleeper open 10:00 P. M. Tnrough trains from the South arrive at A ? exandria 6:13 Bnd'6:?3 and 10:23 A. M. 3.18, 8:13, 10:.-8 snd 11.68 P. M.daily. Har munbun 11:2s A, M. week days and 9:1.' P. M.dall? From Charlottesville9 ti k. M TRAINS ON BLUEMONT BRANCH. Leave Alexandria (W. AO. Station, week duysat 8:2-a. M. and 1:40 and 4:28 P. M. if Bluemont; 6:35 P. M. weekdays for !.??<"lenr?r: 5:15 P. M. daily for Bluemont and 9:02 and 9:22 A.M.,local, on Sundayi ooh for Bluemont. For detailed schedule igures, tickets, Pall roan reservation, etc., ap dy to WILLIAM G. LKHEW, Union Tick* Agent. Alexandria, Vf. ; C. H. ACKERT, Vice Pres. and Gen. Mr 8. H. HARDWICK, Pass. Traf. Mgr. W.H. TAYLOR. Gen. Passenger Agent L. 8. BROWN, General Agent. _Washington, D. C. Washington Southern R? Schedule in effect Jan. 4th, 1909. Trains leave Union Station for Waahlngioi and points north at 8 02,8 23 and 8 33 a. m. 12 11, 2 30, 8 07, 8 18, and ll 83 p. m., wee) days. Sundays?8 23 and 833 a. m., 12 01,8 07, 8 18 anc 1133 p. m. For Fredericksburg, Riohmond and point) south at 422, 4 37, 9 22 and ll 32 a. m., 4:0. 517 (local), and 7 52 p. m., week days, Sundays?4 37, 7 18, and 9 22 a, m. 4 OS 517 (local), and 7 52 p. m. Accommodation for Fredericksburg at 9 3' a. m. week daya. Notk :?Time of arrivals and departure and connections not guaranteed. W. P. TAYLOR. _Traf. Mgr._ Washington, Alexandria 6 Mt Vernon Railway. In effect May 1, 1909. LSATB ALKX AFDBIA, For Washington, from corner Prince arri Royal streets, week days, at 540, 6 06, 6 2T, 6 30. 6 40, 6 56. 705, 7 15, 7 30, 7 40, 7 50, 8C0, 8 15, 8 26,835, 8 50, 910, 9 30, 9 50, 10 10, 10 30, 10 50, ll 10, ll 25, ll 30, ll (0 a. m., 12 10, 12 25,12 30,12 50, 1 10, 1 26, 1 30, 1 50, 2 10, 2 25, 2 30, 2 50,3 06, 3 25, 3 35, 3 50 4 1. 425, 430,440, 456. 5 10, 6 26, 5 35, 560, 6<\620, 630, 66, 700, 715, 725, 800, 83<, 900, 930, 1000, 1030, ll 10 aod 1156 P'Sunday?-7 00,7 35,810.8 20,8 40, 9 00,9 20. 9 40, 100 , 10 20, 1040, 1100. 1120 and 11 44 a. m., 12 00, 12 20, 12 40, HO, 1 20, 1 40, 2 00 2 20,2 40,3 00,320, 3 40,400,4 20,440,6 00 5 20, 6 40, 6 00, 6 20, 6 40, 7 00, 7 20, 7 40, 8 00 830,' 900, 930, 1000, 10V, and ll 10 p.m. fob MOtnrr ranow. Leave Alexandria for Mount Vernon, weak days, 5 45, 656, 7 56, 8 51, 10 25, ll 26, a. m. li 25, 1 2\ 2 '45, 330, 4 40, 6 36, 6 30, 7 S5, 8 50, 9 50, 10 60 anf ll 60 p. m. Sundays?7 00, 8 30, 930, 10 30, il 30 a. tv., 12 30, 1 30. 2 30, 3 30, 4 30, 530, 630, 730 8 46 and 10 16 p. m. BCHKDCLB FOB ALXXAKDBIA CITY (JAB. FOBTHBOTTKD. Leave Ferry Wharf 8 16, 8 41, 9 10, 9 60, 10 25, ll 00, ll 35 a. m.; 12 30, 1 06. 1 lb, 2 06, 2 45, 3 SO, 4 06, 4 35. 5 06, 5 45, 6 20, 7 06, 7 45, 8 25, 9 00. 9 40 p. m. aOUTHBOtTMO. Leave Spring Park 8 06, 8 30, 8 56, 9 38, 10 10, 10 46, ll 20 a, m.; 12 15, 12 60 1 30, 1 60.2 30, 3 15, 3 60, 4 20, 4 50, 5 30 6 06, 6 50, 7 ?,? 10, 8 46, 9 25,10 W p. rn COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA, Office Clerk of House of Delegates. Proposed amendments to tbe Constitution of Virginia, agreed to at ses? sion of the General Assembly, 1908, and published in pursuance of section 1U6 of the Constitution and Act approved February 3, 190S: JOINT RESOLUTION" proposing an amendment of section 110 of the Constitution of Virginia, and providing for publishing said amendment and certifying the same to the next session of the general assembly. I. Resolved, by the senate and house of delegates (a majority of the members elected to each of the two houses agreeing thereto), that the following amendment to the Constitution of Virginia be, and ls hereby pro? posed, and is hereby referred to the general assembly at its first regular aeesion held after the next general election of members of the house of delegates for its concurrence, in conformity with the provisions of section one bundi td and ninety-six of said Constitution, namely; strike out from UM Constitution section one hundred and ten, which is in the following words: Sec. no. There shall be elected by the qualified voters of each county, one county treasurer, who shall not be elected or serve for more than two consecutive terms, nor act as deputy of his immediate successor; one sheriff, one attorney for the Commonwealth, and one county clerk, who shall be the clerk of the circuit court. There shall be elected or appointed, for four years, as the general assembly may provide, commissioners of the revenue, for each county, the number, duties and compensation of whom shall be prescribed by law; but should such commissioners of the revenue BOMB by election by the people then they shall be ineligible for re? election to the office for the next succeeding term. There shall be appointed, for each county, in such manner as may he provided by law, one superintendent of the poor, and one county surveyor. And insert in lieu thereof the following: 5110. There shall be elected by the qualified voters of each county, ona county treasurer, one sheriff, one attorney for the Commonwealth, and OM county clerk who shall be the clerk of the circuit court. There shall he- fleeted hy the qualified voters of each county for four years, commis? sioners of the revenue, for each county, the number, duties and compen? sation of whom shall be prescribed by law. There shall be appointed for each county, in such manner as may be provided by law, one superintendent of the poor, and one county sur? veyor. JOINT RESOLUTION proposing amendments to sections 119 and 120 of article 8 of the Constitution of Virginia, and providing for publishing said amendments and certifying the same to the next general assembly. Resolved by the senate and house of delegates (a majority of the members ? leeted to each house agreeing), That the following amendments to the Constitution of Virginia be, and the same are hereby proposed, and referred to the general assembly to be chosen at the next general election of senators and members of the nouse of delegates for its concurrence, in conformity with the provisions of section one hundred and ninety-six of article fifteen of said Constitution, namely: Strike out from the Constitution of Virginia section one hundred and nineteen and one hundred and twenty which are in the following words: Section 119. In every city, so long as it has a corporation court, or a separate circuit court, there shall be elected for a term of four years by tbs qualified voters of such city, one attorney for the Commonwealth, who shall also, in those cities having a separate circuit court, be the attorney for the Commonwealth, for such circuit court In every city there ehall be elected, or appointed, for a term of four years, in a manner to be provided by law, one commissioner of revenue, duties and compensation shall be prescribed by law, but should he bc cl cit eil by tho people, he shall be ineligible for re-election to the office for the next succeeding term. Section 120. In every city there shall be elected by the qualified voters fT,c r of one city treasurer, for a term of four years, but he shall not be eligible for more than two consecutive terms, nor act a? deputy for his imtii."tinto successor, one city sergeant, for a term of four years, whose linties shall be prescribed by law; and a mayor, for a term of four years. who shall be the chief executive officer of such city. All city ann town officers, whose election or appointment ls not provided for by this Constitution, shall be elected by the electors of such cities and towns, or of some division thereof, or appointed by such authorities thereof as the general assembly shall designate. The mayor shall see that the duties of the various city officers, mem? bers of the police and fire departments, whether elected or appointed, in and fer DCB city, are faithfully performed. He shall have power to in? vestigate their arts, have access to all books and documents in their of and may examine them and their subordinates on oath. The evi? dence niven by persons so examined shall not bc used against them In any criminal proceeding*. He shall also have power to suspend such of? ficers and the members Of the police and fire departments, and to remove, such officers, and also such members of said departments when authorized by tbe general assembly, for misconduct in office or neglect of duty, to be specified in tbe order of suspension or removal, but no such removal shall be made without reasonable notice to the officer complained of. and an opportunity afforded to be heard In person, or by counsel and to present testimony in hil defence. From such order of suspension or removal, the city officer so suspended or removed shall have an appeal of right to the corporation court, or. If there be no such court, to the circuit court, of Biich city. In which court the case shall be heard de novo by tho judge thereof, whose decision shall he final. He shall have all other powers snd duties which may be conferred and imposed upon him by general laws. And insert In Hen thereof the following: Section Ht. In every city, so long as lt has a corporation court, or a separate circuit court, there shall he elected for a term of four years by the aaallfied voters of such city, one attorney for the Commonwealth, who shall also. In these cities having a separate circuit court, be the attorney for tho Commonwealth, for stub circuit court. Is every city there shall bo elected for a term of four years, In a manner to be provided bf law, ons commissioner of revenue, whose duties ompensation shall be prescribed by law. Section 120. In every city there shall be elected by the qualified voters thereof one city treasurer, for a term of four years, one city sergeant, for a term of four years, whose duties shall be prescribed by law; and a mayor, for a term of four years, who shall be the chief executive officer of such (itv. All city and town officers, whose election or appointment Ia not provided for by this Constitution, shall be elected by the electors of such cities and towns, or of some division thereof, or appointed by such authorities thereof as the general assembly shall designate. The mayor shall see that the duties of the various city officers, mem? bers of the police and fire departments, whether elected or appointed, tn and for inch 'itv. are faithfully performed. He shall have power to In? vestigate their acts, bave access to all books and documents in their offices, and may examine them and their subordinates on oath. The evidence' given by persons so examined shall not be used against them in any crimi? nal proceedings. He shall also have power to suspend such officers and the members of the police and fire departments, and to remove such offi? cers, and also such members of said departments when authorized by the general assembly, for misconduct in office or neglect of duty, to be spedfted In the order of suspension or removal; hut no such removal shall be made without reasonable notice to the officer complained of, and an opportunity afforded him to be heard in person, or by counsel, and to pre? sent testimony in his defence. From such order of suspension or removal, the cit? officer so suspended or removed ghat! have an appeal of right to the corporation court, or, If there he no such court, to the circuit court of such city, in which court the case shall he heard de novo by tbe judge thereof, whose decision shall be final. He shall have all the other powers and duties which may be conferred and imposed upon him by gen? eral laws. JOIN'T RESOLUTION* proposing an amendment, to section 4?, article 4. of the Constitution of Virginia. Resolved, by the house of delegates, the senate concurring tit major? ity of the members elected to each house agreeing thereto), That the following amendment to the Constitution of Virginia he, and the same is ii juumu mtn.ul mi Corner King and Royal Street*. Capital $100,000 f CENTRALLY LOCATED. Places at your disposal every facility .'and service offered by any Conservative Bank. Considerate conservatism in banking ls to care for many ?k interests, i ? We are prepared to properly care for yours. The Board of Directors of the Alexandria National Bank : Judge C. E. Nicol, Premdant. W. B. Smoot, Vice Praaident. John A. Marahall, Vice Prarddaat, 8. Rna-*? 11 Smith, Vice Preaid-ait, T. C. Smith, Oaahiar. C. C. Carlin. W. A. Smoot, Jr. A. H. Rector. W. A. Smoot. P. F. Gorman. E. L. Cockwll. Edward Q. Portntr. Invite your accounts, whether large or small, both in the Commercial and Savings Department with the assurance of careful attention. Customers in our Savings Department are requested to -, bring In their books and have intered* due April 1# en- ? tered. We want your account whether lt is large or small ? ? vM?MMHtMMMMMMMMHMMH Quality Established Our Reputation KAMMEL CAFE New Hotel Rammel 126-130 NORTH ROYAL STREET. Soft Shell Crabs Steamed Hard Crabs Delicious Deviled Crabs Little Neck Clams Both Phones. hsrsby, protwiiti ind rsfsrrsc. to the untrsl uismbly to bs chown ti salt general election of member* of the house of delegates foi ita com urrence, In conformity with the proYislom of section one hundred and ninety-six of article fifteen of said Constitution, namely: -? Strike out from the Constitution of Virginia section forty-six of article four, whhh is in tbe following words: Section 46. The general assembly shall meet once in two years, on the second Wednesday in January next succeeding the election of the members of the house of delegates, and not oftener unless convened in the manner prescribed by this Constitution. No session of the general assembly, after the first under this Constitution, shall continue longer than sixty days; but with the concurrence of three-fifths of the members elected to each house, the session may be extended for a period not exceeding thirty days. Except for the first session held under this Constitution, members shall be allowed a salar> for not exceeding sixty days at any regular session, and for not exceeding thirty daya at any extra session. Neither hoiue shall, without the consent of the other, adjourn to another place nor for more than three days. A majority of the members elected to each house shall constitute a quorum to do business, hut a smaller number may ad? journ from day to day, and shall have power to compel the attendance of members in such manner and under such penalty as each house may prescribe. And insert in lieu thereof the following: 'I Section 46. The general assembly shall meet once in two years, on the second Wednesday in January next succeeding the election of the members of the house of delegates and not. oftener unless convened in the manner prescribed by the Constitution. No session of the general assembly shall continue longer than ninety days, except that with the concurrence of three-fifths of the members elected to each house the session may be extended for a period not exceding thirty days. Neither house shall, with? out the consent of the other, adjourn to another place, nor for more than three days. A majority of the members elected to each house shall con? stitute a Quorum to do business, but a smaller number may adjourn from day to day and shall have power to compel the attendance of members in such manner and under such penalty as each house may prescribe. JOINT RESOLUTION proposing amendment to section 50 of article 4 of the Constitution of Virginia, and providing for publishing said amend? ment, and certifying the same to the next general assembly. Approved March 12, 1908. 1. Resolved by the house of delegates, the senate concurring (a ma? jority of the members elected to each house agreeing thereto). That tim following amendment to the Constitution of Virginia bs, and the same ia hereby, proposed and referred to the general assembly to be chosen at tbs next general election of members of the house of delegates for its con? currence, in conformity with the provisions of section fifty of article four of said Constitution, namely: I Strike out from the Constitution of Virginia, section fifty, article four, which is in the following words: | Section 50. No law shall be enacted except by bill. A bill may' origi? nate in either house, to be approved or rejected by the other, or may be amended by either, with the concurrence of the other. No bill shall become a law unless prior to its passage it has been? (a) Referred to a committee of each house, considered by such com? mittee In session, and reported; I (b) Printed by the house in which it originated, prior to its passage therein; (c) Read at length on three different calendar days In each house; and unless. (d) A yea and nay vote has been taken in sad) house upon its final passage, the names of the members voting fur and against entered cm the journal, and a majority of those voting, which shall include at hast two fifths of the members eleeted to each house, recerded In the affirmative. And only In the manner required in sub-division td) of tills section shall an amendment to a bill by one house be concurred In by the other. or a conference report be adopted by either house, or either house dis? charge a committee from the consideration of a bill and consider the 6ame as If reported: provided, that the printing and reading, or either, re? quired in sub-divisions (b) and (c) of this section, may be dispensed willi in a bill to codify the laws of the State, and in any case of emergency, by a vote of four-fifths of the members voting in each house taken by tho yeas and nays, the names of the members voting for and against, el on the journal: provided further, that no bill which mates or estab? lished a new office, or which creates, continues or revives a debt or chan-e or makes, continues or revives any appropriation of public or trust atom r or property, or releases, or discharges, or commutes any claim or demand ? ?C the State, or which imposes, (ontinues or revives a tax, shall be M pt by the affirmative vote of the majority of all the members <?'?? to each house, the vote to be by the yeas and nays, and the names of the members voting for and against, entered on the journal. Every law im? posing, continuing or reviving a tar shall specifically state such tax, sod no law shall be construed as so sta lng such tax, which requires a refer* ence to any other law or any other tax. The pree'dina officer of each house shall, in the presence of the house over which he presides, sign every bill which has been passed by both houses and duly enrolled. Immedi before this is done, all other business being suspended, the title of the bill shall be publicly read. The fact of the signing shall be entered on the journal. *' And insert in lieu thereof the following: Section 50. No law shall be enacted except by bill. A bill may origi? nate In either house to be approved or rejected by the other, or may be amended by either, with the concurrence of the other. No bill shall become a law unless prior to Its passage lt has been? , . (a) Referred to a committee of each house, considered by such com? mittee in session, and reported; (b) Printed by the house In which it originated prior to its passage therein; (c) Read by title on three different calendar days In each house and read at length at least once in each house; and unless (d) A yea and nay vote has been taken in each house upon its final passage, the names of the members voting for and against, entered OB the Journal, and a majority of those voting, which shall Include least two-fifths of the members elected to c?."h house, recorded in Mn* affirmative. >t And only In the manner required in sub-division "d" of thisssection shall an amendment to a bill by one house be concurred In by the other, or a conference report be adopted by either house, or either house dis? charge a committee from the consideration o,* a bill and consider thc same as if reported; provided, that tho printing and reading, or either, required in sub-divisions "b" and "c" of this section, may b<* dispensed ?vith in a bill to codify the laws of the State, and in any case of emer? gency, by a vote of four-fifths of the members voting in each house, | by the yeas and nays, the names of the members voting for and against entered on the journal; provided further, that no bill which creates or es? tablishes a new office, cr wbich creates, continues, or revives a debt or (barge, or makes, continues, or revives any appropriation of public or trust money or property, or releases or discharges, or commutes any rkiim or demand of the State, or which Imposes, continues, or revives a tax. shall bs passed, except by the affirmative vote of the majority of all the mem? bers elected to each house, the vote to be by the yeas and nays, and the names of the members voting for and against entered on the journal. Every law imposing, continuing, or reviving a tax shall specifically state rik h tax, and no law shall be construed as so stating such tax which re? quires a reference to any other law or any othes tax. The prestdlag efleev or Sfceh house shall, in the presence of the house over which he presides, sign every bill which has been passed by both houses and duly enrolled, Immediately before this ls done, all other business being suspended, the title of the bill shall be publicly read. The fact of the signing shall be entered on the journal. ? I hereby certify that the foregoing are true copies of amendments proposed to the Constitution and agreed to by the General Assembly of Virginia, session 1908, and the same are published In pursuance of sec* tion 196 of the Cosatltutlon sad Act of the General Assembly, approve^ Februarv 3, 1908. r g*\ \ .INO. W. WILLIAMS. ? *?** Clerk House of Delegates of Virginia. 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