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^W^T^liiA^^V^ESDAY EVENING. OCTOBER 0.1909. PRICE 2 CENTS r?1 ?-./-??*-? f*ll REAL ESTATfc, Nursing Mothers and Orer-burdened Women Ia all utatlons of life, whose vigor and vitality may have been undermined and broken - down by over - work, exacting social duties, the too frequent bearing of children, or other cause*, will find in Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription the most potent, invigorating restorative strengtb civcr ever devised for their special bene? fit. Nurslngjinothers w*fR find lt especial? ly valuable Ik sustaining >heir strength and promotin-_\n abundant rK<nrlshmen? for the child. TJ*xp^ctant_ 'yotfaers too ?will find lt a pricclessH*_lHi?tn p-f-ei^e the ?ystcm for baby's coming and rctxyxing the ordeal comparatively painless. 1\ 0*0 rio fin h.irrr* lp any state, or condltlor th 1fi'itiale sw Delicate, nervous, weak women, who Buffer from frequent headaches, back acho, dragijlnx-dowri distress low down In the atKl'imen, or from painful or Irreg? ular monthly periods, gnawing or dls trc>sed sensation in stomach, dizzy or faint spells, secJmnt*in.try ipeckl or spots floating b*>forc***l'y<v, have disagreeable, pelvi- catarrhal drain, prolapsus, anto verslcn or rctroversion cir other displace? ments of womanlv organs from wea I of parts will, whether they experience many or only a few of tho above symp? toms', find relief and a permanent eur.' hy ?osinc faithfully and fairly persistently Dr. pierce. Favorite Prescription. This world-famed specific tor woman, weaknesses and peculiar ailments is a pure giyeerie extract of the choicest na? tive, medicinal roots without a drop of alcohol in Its mnke-up. All Its Ingredi? ents printed In plain Engll ih on its bottle wrapper and attested under oath. Dr. I*. ? invites tho fullest Investiga? tion of b;3 formula knowing that lt will be found to contain only the best anent* known to the most advanced rn* selene* of all the different schools ol prac? tice tor the cure of woman's peculiar weaknesses and ailments. If you want to know moro about the composition and professional endorse*. ment of the "Favorite l,r<*.-*Tiption,"send portal card roqiieit to Dr. R. V. Pierce, Buffalo, N. Y., for his free booklet treat? ing of 1 You can't afford to accept as a snbsti tof* for til is renie iv qfknov n ex/mpoeUion a secret nostrum of ualitwwn ovmpotv Non. Don't do IL pOR economy in the table expenses increase the amount of OuakerOatsieatit at least twice a day. It does more than other foods and costs only a frac? tion as much. ? _ El OVATION. EPISCOPAL HIGH SCHOOL NEAR ALEXANDRIA, VA.; FOR BOYS. Thu 71st year opens Sept. ti, ll 9, ('Htrthigue fn_t. L *?'. ROCKFORD, LL. D? Principal. ijiMeoA uAm, REAL ESTATE For Sale. The best located lots in Del Ray for business, northeast corner Mt. Vernon and Howell avenues, 100 x 125 For price and terms apply to M. B. Harlow & Co., Harlow Building, 1410 H Street Northwest, Washington, D. C. AU XANDRIA - - JVA MEBTftK M?TIoi OF srocKHOLDEHS' MKFT 1" IMO - Pnrs-aant to the by law, tbe *e_u Ur annul 11 *-ti g of the sto-kholde's of the FATIOS/L A* l>MM CH tl ALARM Co., o' W?<hit>st(_, D. C., wiil he held at the ll Kel UrisrtuiNiin, Aleisudrin, Vf* . on THI'R**l>AY,tl^l4ib*levrf October. 19CH, ?t Sa clock pm .forth**- election of tbe tou-e*1 ol di-ectors for tb*- eu.uu.i_; ;.)r ant tor th' trstH-ction of such other batiatss as may prop rly come bl.*rf the tatt J* W" FSUST* ^retary. sept30 td ' HE ANN I'AL MEETING of the stock" bel tera el the CRYSTAL PLATE [Cl COMFAN ?' will be held at the office* of gait company, Rooms 1 aod 2. Alezacdiia Ne tionnl i> ck RuildMig, Al?iaudriR. v ir^iaiA '1 I r**[) VY. 0*1 'tier 12, I9W, at 3*30 o'cloel p. m., for t^e e'e* ton of di*e *tor- tot the en ania** jeer and for the tran**act;on < f mci otn?*r business as may proper Iv < cme h.for said meeting. JOHN L. WEAVER. omi td mmutmrj. j\l?*&n_i*w(Soxettr*. [Entered at the Fostothoe of Alexandria, VI* ninia, ts eeoond-elaM matter. I WANTED TO DIE IN AMERICA As was stated in tbe G?z?tte, tbe Marquise Marie des MontiersMerinville, formerly Mae Gwendoline Caldwell, wbo bad expressed a wish to die on her native soil wben the board*.tl the North G-rmen liner Kroopriozsisio Oeclie od the otber side, b*eathf d her last yester? day lo the presence of her private pby 8 ciao, Dr. R. Onie, the ship's surgeon, ber secretary, an Italian cornier an! three nurses. Bbl hid requested ail of them to b-j whn her at tue end. The nia'q'iiHC, who was originally Mary Gwtudolin Caldwell, attracted pub? lic notice about 20 yp?r-* ago by her engagement tn Prince Marat, grandson of the king of Naples. The engagement was broken ofi because sbe re/used tc Bettie h If her fortune, then estimated a! about 12,000,000, on him. Her father, William Sbafce (-peere Caldwell, msde hu moiey batloi *g gas work*. The marquise ?-: s h .ru in Ke^'ucty sud was of Bieck inridge sock She and her ss er, Lita Oiljwell, who married the Biron Voe '/. d*i'z, were educated at the OoDV*-rit ? i' the y?cr:d Heart, at Man ha" an*-! Ik. Ht father, who was onginailv a Prot? estant, baa been converted to Catholicism by Archbishop Spalding. The father lett all his fortune to ibe girls, intrust lng it to the care of fi shop Sjslding, of Peiria III , a relative ol the archbishop. Te marqtj.ee donated (800,000 lo found ihe Ca'b'ilic Uaiversity at Wash? ington, giving 88 acres of laud on the outskirt of tb*, city and erecting three ol tts largest boil lings. Her interest in tbe church ltmpirod Pope Lvo XIII, to caa let on her the order of the Hose, ? dis? tinction never before given t> a woman. "--he whs married in Paris on October J 9, 1 896, to the Maiqiis Des Mooateirs M-nville, by fiishop Spalding. Tbe uulon broogbt unhappiness to her and sbe eeparaitd from iur husband after her h'alth hsd brcken down. S*ie became paralyzed below the waist and partially blind and desi. Ia 1901, before these ulllic'ioas came nh*| renounced tbe church and published u statement about her decision that caused a seneati n ii Catholic circles. Ia December, 1904 an efl.rt was made to h*va her recoo s'd-ir her renunciation, the Pope receiv? ing ber io special audience, but sbe did not change uer decision. At her request the ttu-isee of the university removed her portrait from.the wall of Caldwell Hall aod sent it to her home. Tbe por? trait of Cardinal MHrtinelli,was hang in its p.'acr. The marquise's friends said she did not embrace any other faith a! er she gave op the Oathjlic Church. bbs asked lor no priest or minister be? fore she died. REV. SHEPflAKD ACQUITTED. A dispatch from Leopoldville, Belgian Congo, sajs Rev. W. H. Shep? pard, an American missionary, was yes* terday sequined of the charges of libel brought stains', him by one of the Congo concession companies wbich bas a monop? oly of tbe rubber gathering in the Kasai region. Two America*) missionaries, W. H. Sheppard and Rev. William Morrison, werechaged with "calumnious denna datum" and libel by tho concession company referred to in the above d.s pt-tcb. The r-uit was based on an article which appeared in the Ka*ai Herald. Tne charges against Mr. Morrison, how? ever, were withdrawn. Tbe compiny songht to recover |6,000 from Mr. Shep? pard. la substance (he charge made by tbe missionaries was tbat Congo officialu levied upon the natives oppressive so called taxes, to be paid in rubber; that whole villages, including women and children, were impressed by the soldiers for gathering the rubber; that they often are compelled to travel maiy miles to the rubber forests and to deep there for more tbao a week under unhealthy conditions; tbat they are cruelly punish? ed for failure to meet the taxes imposed, and tbat eo large a proportioo of tbeir time is takeo for gathering these ttxe* thst they are noable to cultivate crops and raise food necs-ary for their sup* port. The Belgian rvernmeot holds half the itock of tbe K icai company and a rcnjority of tbe company directors are B.'lgiao cfthials, co that the snit bas been considered ss practically one ty tbe Belgian government agaiott the mis? sionaries. FIGHT WIIH A BEAR. After a desperate encounter, a mon? ster bear wns killed at the McKane farm, back of 6bonola, Pike county, Fa , Monday, by Gvrge and Cleveland McKane, father and son. Tbe beir was eating apples in the orchard. Tbe MiKioee, armed witb Winchesters, at? tacked brain. Grot ge McKane pot a bullet io tbe beast's neck, and then a running fight was kept np for a mile to * swamp. Io tbe swamp tbe beast charged the elder M Kane. With a 6wcep of its paw lt disarmed him and tore 11! bis con sleeve. You cg McKane theo put a bullet ioto the beast's brain. The enrcsss weighed 100 pcand*. It measures six feet from the tip of Ls nose to end of its short tail. No. 612 King St. Public and Private Schools New and (?'e-'ood-Haod. Ev?ry bookoovered with our oneicslled cover, I'Unk Books, Tablets. Rugs, fioiw and School Supplies ot All Kinds. Bring your list and let us fill it. S.F.D.vson&Bro. 508 King street. Get Weil ff yon are sick, you wist to get well, don't you? Df course you do. You wish to be rid of the pain and misery, and be happy again. If your illness is caused by female trouble, vou can quickly get the right remedy to get well, lt's Cardui. This great medicine, for women, has re? lieved or cured thousands of ladies, suffering like| you from some female trouble. CARDUI For Women's Ills Hrs. Fannie Ellis, of Foster, Ark., .uttered agony for seven years. Read her letter abont Cardui She writes: ''I was sick for fjeven years with female trouble. Every month I would very nearly I die with my head and back. I took 12 bottles of Cardui and was I cured. Cardui. is a God-send to suffering women." Try it I AT ALL DRUG STORES Now is the time to Beautiful* Dr%CA*Tir_*l-_~ buy one of those Homes in KU9C1IIU1II Three houses w:th 8 room * and bath and two with 10 rooms and b^th. all with fin* con? crete cellar*, up to dare heattng plant*, separate laundries and servants' toilets, on lots 50 feet wide and 125 feet deep. PRICES AT COST. TERNS TO SUIT. You cannot begin to duplicate these bargains anywhere in Alexandria. THE CHOICE LOTS ARE GOING. And at prices less than one fourth asked for the same amount of ground in the few locations left inside of Alexandria, and these lots in I\v/*3l_.lvH "l^l I sure to increase in value right along. Ask Jg. F. L. SLAYMAKER, J! ???mum*tsmemmmmm*</tsi\i.t*?' jr-***1 ' ? w 'ira Magnificent Autumn Millinery Our Stocks and Assortments are at the zenith Every Hat, Feather or trimming worth the hiving shown ;s to he found here row- Trimmed Hats, Ready-to wear Hits, Tailor Suits, Hits. Tjrhin-i a'id U.itrtmmid Hits and we save you from $1 00 to SS 00 on your purchases NEWEST FALL TAILORED SUITS AT $10 The woman who wants a fashionable Tailored Sui', a suit that embod'es a wonderful degree of prettiness, grace of style and chaim ot coot ct conformation to *h? figure,will not hesi tate to take advantage of the opportunity here The models are the latest,the mateiials the most popular.and the workman? ship faultless. Tbe suit*) in fact were made to sell at $15 Suits up to $35. ANOTHER LOT OF 200 Mill's Damaged Blankets. At half and less, and this is positively the last lot for this spa 6on. 50c and bfc Blankets at 33c a pair $i wiankets at 48c a pair $2 Blankets _t98r a pair. $2 50 and $3 Blankets at $1 25 a pair. Remember we don't sell tbe Blankets a9 perfect. Remnants of Yard-wide Floor Oil Cloth, 30c ard 35c kind, heavy backed, at 19c a square yard. They run from 2 to 5 yards to a remnant. ROSENFELD'S 518-20 Kine Street, Alexandria. Va Four Beautiful Nursery Pictures FREE 4 V Printed in Full Color* on handsome Paper right ready for framing. Size 16 in. * 19 j in. These picture* are in ?cme of the bett homet in the Country. They can not be pur chaied at any art store. To secure pictures of equal attractiveness would cost you several dollars. But we are _ giving them away FREE with our compliments to all pur? chasers of the well known Stearns & Foster mattress. Come See Them In Our Windows They are works of art, made direct from the original paint? ings of an artist famous for his juvenile suhjects. These pictures will prove an ornament to your home and be a con* ^ ttant source of pleasure. Come today - 601 King St. M-Rubcn&Sons Th* Weest paint bargain yu. The Fair fsx Brand Paint which ve are now closing out at $1.2-1 per gallon. Don't iii-** this o*p Do-taiuty to get a good article at a l.w price. E. S. Leadbeater _ Sons. Inc. It doesn't pay to be one nmlartable if jp ?-ave a ron. yon *? cerU.nly nn^njfortahle wv,-. ?* nn with it wn*a L' < Kl.I I ; I'VWlLPS-P PLACER will lift it right ont tSS^bS iS *' Lmdbtettr't and all lead ina, DzrnjS ; wt n\n run mix TODAY 500 dozen Fresh Eggs to consum? ers at 30 CENTS 300J pounds Country Butter at 25c, 30c and 35c a lb. Spring Chickens 22c a pound Old lien** 1 Uc per pound. Riilroad ken'-* (-"applies?Glovea, Overalls, blurts and Shoes. A. G. THOMAS. _919 KIN'G STREET._ From tomorrow on we will hare Whipped Cream Puffs and i ll kinds of fine pastry. Charlotte Russe Will be delivered fresh on Sunday Morning. Frozen Custard Alwavs on hand]at H. BLOCH, S*^ Both Phone*. HKUOKlOKb^ -ii-mssy Baili tbs Bett, New Crop Head Rice ?And New Mackerel G. int o-o-o ONE BARREL English Mixed Pickle Spice 25c a pound. HEINZ'S ?and? UN | Vinegars. Pure Spices g. wi ur Ginger Ales. Cantrell and Cochran's Belfast Cliquot Club U. S. Club Beaufont Lithia Gosman's, Hire's In all 250 dozen. ON TOP OF SHOOTERS HILL Nearly two acres of land improved by seven room Tame dwelling in fine condition, with good outbuild? ings, commanding a charming view of surrounding :ountry This property adjoins George Washington Park, Section No. 2. New eight room Dwelling on Duke street extend? ed with four acres of land; excellent well of water; fruit trees of all kinds Beautiful view of surrounding :ountry, and unsurpassed for ideal country home. Further particulars at my office. John D. Normoyle KIVG AND ROYAL STRERTS. We have them [f you really desire a good article try Wakefield Rye OUR LEADING BRAND. LOWENBACB BROS. KING AND ALFRED STS Both Phones rleadquarters for' Choice Wines and Liquors A White Brick House HlSit Built of strictly IMPERVIOUS BRICK would not only add to ihe grandeur of the new town, hut would be a source of great joy and comfort to the owner A few samples: Young Peoples' Building; Harrington's Livery Building; Robinson Moncure's Office Building; B. Weil's Residence; Demaine & Son's Building; Wi liam Desmond's Building. These brick are made by the Tempered Clay Proces**, will not absorb moisture, will no discolo , and will tot gnu Bte. Get our prices before building. fWERS BROTHERS, 115 N.Pitt st. RAMMEL CAFE Season 1909=1910 Now Open. Cherrystone Oysters on Half Shell. Selected Potomac River Oysters in Every Style. REED BIRDS^ON TOAST. Family Orders Will Receive Prompt Attention. BOTH PHONES._ CIGARS. JJ1 A Trial of Oar Cigars always results in a decidion in their favor They t.re so i??l'o ?. no fragrant, so fir.e ta** Ung, io easy suokioK. it Costs Only a Nickel to Try one and we warrant you'll *>ay you never re? ceived greater va'ue for >tur money-?*n in* cigar line, anyway. Sraok*'one of our Plcn ta ion Cigars today an*t wVll have niaile : a* other j-teidy customer for this factory. Mr. P. ti. Harper, Wholesale Gr>>"er, ciQ furnish these cigars in any qnutittM I * I hu tr^ile, Hamilton & Co., 323 KING STREET. FOR. PIEITT, 112.1 Puke st*eet 1i) mom** end t.*th... $16 00 40! north West st** ? and Coluin*>CM mil Wilkel *-tie ts. Mora | leith. |U Oft and dwell.nit. $H n) _.*? north West a reet, 6 rooms aud 316 south Patrica rt rt et, 8 rooms and ! hath. $15 CO t.gth. . $13 00,405 north Weat stteet, ri raotM UM r-2l evett" Patrick* ?tr<*et, 6 teem* and I l.rth.. $15 OO hatl,. $12 51 4C7 north Ue*t street, ti room"* and Pitt and (' teen --treen, store r* om. $U OJ ! bath.$15 CO 117 Math St. A-iph street. 9 rooms j 40!' n"Nh Weat street, ri roonn and and hath. $26 00 | bath. $'5 CO th gt. Asaph street. HO CB 411 ?nrtri West atreet. 6 rooms and 1003 Duke street, 6 rooms and bsth ? bath. $ 5 CO 1316 Puke .-tree.,Ut llo>r, 7 room** ard ^ ! vm Frinces(, atrttt< ,, tooam ,Dd 1)atll m qq n ."''.'''"_,."..\ i 1.117 P/inc-eaa street, 6 rooms and bath flo 00 131.* Puke ttiea,4th flo-M.Or.-omssui I *"?' betn . ."> Oo ?0_ King stteet store room White-RE/iLTY and INSURANCE, 628 KING STREET We Dont Care to Shout about the wonderfully low prices of our jewelry and silverware It is the quality upon which we lay stress Without quality jewelry is trash and dear at any price ex? cept that of junk. At the same tune, quality considered,our jew erly prices are as low as any ia town and wc can prove it. H. W. VV1LDT & SON, 106 North Royal Street. Bell Phone 1**1 J. PURE FOOD STORE. MIDLAND BUTTER 35c a pound I? the quality sort tbat appeals to those who are partirularly disci iminatinK as to the merits of tbe buttet they buy. It's pure, sweet and appetiz'njar, and i*-made under the most perfect sanitary conditions. IT HAS A REPUTATION For years MIDLAND BUTTER has betn recognized as the best that comes to Alex? andria. We solicit your butter trade, call phone or write Edward Quinn & Sons, Cor. St. Asaph and Oronoco Streets.