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VY EVENING. FEB. 21. 19H.
"I^AJlT^IATTEKS. Sun and Tide Table. <?? -i-s tomorrow at 0 43 and BBtaatMo. High water at 6^9*. n>-?"d 705 P Weather Probabilitiea. Vor this aection unsefled weather with __^?S___%_a_j mcd-rate uorth and nortnwest. HIEWEA'HEB. Oiodition, yeaterday morning por tendedaoo*. butliglt raioa fell before _ooa, aod tbe weather waa cold and miirky thrtu<bru- the remaloder of tbe day aod laat oight. Oanditloos were uachaogedtbia mornlog. Heavy over coas aod warm lore will be io demaod ?II over tbe cout t y dorlog the preaeot week, accordiog to the forcsat made lo Waah'iagton la-t night by the weather bureaa. Unnauallr *tormy aad cold weather Ib tbe lodication in practlcally ?II of the distrlcte from the Bocklea to Ihe Atlantic coaet and from the Rockles over the north Paclrla atate*. A atorm arta today aod Taeaday will croaa the ceolrsl valleye, the great lakes aad the Atlantic a aboard, atteoded by heavy aoow ln the oorthern, rain or ?now in lbe middle and rain in tbe Boothern paitiof the coooiry. Olesr, cold weather wlll follow tie atorm, overapreading the Mlasiasippl valley and the upper lakes today, reachiog the Atlaotlo stat a timorrow aod tomorrow night, witb dimlolabing flgor. A aecond storm, alao to be followed by a cold waye, wlll sppear in the ex t.eme weat about Taeaday, acroas the plafos aod ccnral valley atatee Wednes day aod Toorsday aod reach the Atlan? tic ooaat by Frlday_ OUrriNQ AFFBAY. A. B.rlous tutttng aflray tiok place ?b'ut ooe o'clock yeaterday morolng between John Dogao aod Ernest (Babi) Miiia in which the former raceived serl ciMcats and Mills wounds wblch may cost blm blB life. HIb tbroat is oit, _od hehas a nnmber of deep slashes acroaa both arma and lfgB. He ia m' feriag from loss of blood, and bla oon ditiou ia beilefed to be cr't csl. The left aide ol Dugao's face was iaid open, the giBb startiog H the top of b!s head ?nd extendlog to his chio. Tbe aflray took plaoe In Dogao b housa on Dake atreet near Unioo. MUIb aod Dugan are bruthere Ic-iaw. liklls atseked bis brother-io law witb a kolfe, wben Dogao disarmed Mllla taod w?ed the knifi on him. The men's wtuids wero dreeaed by I?r Waher A, Werfield, at his office oo ajuth Fairfax street. Tbey refnsed to ?o to a hospital, and Dogan retnrned ti his home, wbile MHIj is at the resl dtnce of retatlvtBon Prince street* Noarre.t* bave been msdo, bnt the vase will be brougbt before the Police Ooar- as sooo as Miils is able to appear. Gllbert Price and Edward Mu=s, bitb colored, engaged ln a figbt io>a bonae near tbe corner of Wol'e and H^nry atreet. Ssturday olgtt Maes was cut acroaa tbeforehead. Officers Arrlogtoo, Nicbolaoo, Beld and Youog arreaUd Price and Muea. Tbey were brooght before the Pulice Ooart thia moroicg, when Price wbb dlemlssed, tut Mu>s was Uoed $50 for faariog a pistol in hU po*> cesaton. __________ Y. M. B.~E WINrJ PESNANT. _ The Y. M. S. L. "Speed Biya" on Saturday cight cioch-d the pennattin the Alexandria Oity _>agae by defett Ing -he etroog A. L. I- t am by a ecore of 29 to 8. Ibe feature of the game waa the fast te*m work and accu ate goal aho' t og of the Lyeeum tjs. Tbe followlog is ue line-up and iuo_ mary: Y. M. 3. L. Poaltions. A. L. I. Williams.R. F.T<enary JCntwh-le.t. F. Duftcy Toomey.center.Denielt Patterwu.R. G.Gaine* Co?kre)l.L. G.Hot Goala from fiehl-Tcomey 6, Eotwisle 4, Cookrell2. Williams, Dutley, Trenary. De? nielt. Oo?i? from foul. Toomey 3, Duttay 2, Beferee?Mr. < line. Fmpire?Mr. Oray. Time-s?Measra Schwarrman and Thompson. Bcore;-lir. Dubla. Timi cf halve* 20 min tate* each. Record of Y. M. B. L. "Speed Boys" as followa: Total pnint* *.-or?J. 2*1 Opponenta. "3 Dlvided as followa: Field goils. Fouls raaie. Entwide . 36 ? Toomey. 27 11 William*. ?4 C'o:krell. 20 0 Pa'. ersrn . 10 H?id-u. 6 0 At a meeting of the represeotatlveB of the diflsreot qaiots of the basketball lesgae, beld yeaterday, it wbb decided to disoand the leagoe. No definite reason la asaigoed for tbe disbandment. A DEMENTED NEGBO. A negro eamed Wnl Smith boarded the aiotor car of ihe electrlc traio which left tbe Royal street statioo tt 130 tbia ?fterooon for Waablogtin and took a ?eat in the north end of tbe car which is reserved for wblte people When ihe traic na.hfd Psyne street Snlth delib erately srose acd -.utt cg hlaarm around a lady who was sitiing oear blm waa at temit og (o kiss ber wbeo Ooodoctor Mason rushed to the rest ne aod arabbed tbe oegn. Tbe train was held while a messsge wss sent for ao officer, and Obief G o<!s a k n appeared and took charge ot Sailth. Hawaa taken to the B'ati n h usc and lock'd np. The laily was i^n t ia yerge of nervooe prcatratloo Irom ber egperiecoe. 8 nitb ia a ceu'ker Bt tba abtpyatd H^jdned chorch yee terdav, and claims that he ia tbe aoo of Jeeea uhtis*. It is b.-l eved that be Ib d I icged. __^_ POLICE COURT. [Joailce H. B. Catoo preslding] Tne followlog caaes were dtspostd of thia liiorniog: Jobo Bryant. colored, charged witb diaordtrly cooduct aod fightlog, srai fioed (5. Alaert Browo, cil^red, cba-g(d w h ?imilar orljnsta, foif.ited |"> colateral by lalllrg tiapp?ar. Charle* Jacksor, c lorcd, cbarged with ?Imilar ofl^oses, waa di?m s^ed. Logao Sniib, co'ored, charged witb as*' u t was rned |10. Uilbert Price, colored, cbs-gel with aaaiu't, was dismissed. Edward Maes, colored, cbarged with carryiog a pl t -I, was fioed $50. The L'cdner Sho) for Ladles fine wasr baa no rquai. John A. aUnbail & Bro? 422 Kiog straat, MASONI- CELEBBAIION. The aeveial c;_mitteee having In charge tbe Masanic celebratioa tj be held io tbia city tomorrow by th? mrm bera ol A'exaodti'-W-Bbiogtoo Ladgp, ba e pr-cfcally c mp et d all arr.rg ? mei t. thenfor and the cccasiou will he amoog ths greateat in tha Maa >oic his tory of Alexaodrla. The plaoa for ihe erectlcn of a msgolficei t meocorial tem ple io this clty to Wasbiogtoo toe Mssoo will ba fully eet forth aod the Mbboob of the entlre country will be aaked to ?id lo tbe movement. The grand maater* of all the Btaus bave been tovlied to be prcseot and take part in the celebration aod many of them have accepted, wii'e mauy who will be noab'- 11 ba prtaaot bave aeot greetings and expreeaed a aincere wllliogoeaa u ald tbe merltork ui uoderlaklog. Today a t u uber of the grand mssters and otber prominent Maaons arrived here, were met by members of Aodrew Jacr.800 acd Alexsndrla-Waehlogtoa lodges and eacorted to t ae placee assigned for t beir eotertainment. Oommitteta for that purpose baveb?eo at tbe lodge room all day aod will be tbere tomorrow. The followiog is the programme for tomor row'a celtbiatloo : ?_ 9.80 a. m.?Meeting ln Aleiaodria Waahlogton Lodge room to form oa tional orgaoiaatloo toerett a memorisl to "Wasbiogtoo, tbe Masoo." To this meetiog bave beeo lovited tbe grand maatera ol all the grand lodgea of tbe United 3ut;eand other Masonlc dign! Uriee, repreBectiog varions Masonic bodlee; the Grand Mar-t* of MasoDa io Virginia will prealde. Many grand masterawho will bc unable D at.end bavedeaigntt.d aeoatora to act ln their atead. 12:30 p. m.?Adjourofor loncheon. 1:80 p. m?ViBit by special train to M uat Vernon to place wreitbon the tomb of Waahington. 4 p. m?O'joferrlng of degreee In Illinoia form by a degree team constl t ited of grand lodge offlcers, grand lec tnrera and dlatrtot depaty mainre, comlog from Obloago for thU pu pose. 7:30 p. m,?Annual bauqutt of Alex aodrlt-Washlogt a Lodge No. 22, A? F. & A. M. at Armory Hall. Among the apeakera of ihe occaalon will be He H io. Sscretary of War, Mr. Dickerson; Hoo. Oaamp Olarke, 11 )o. Wm. H, Maan, governor of Virginia; Hon. Jas D B'chardsoo, Hoo. C. 0. Oarlin and the Bev. John Wesley Hlll, D. D., of New York. A litt of all the oommlitsei wai pub llbbed on Saturday. The Obicago delesates aud tha de[ u y grand mait r cf Illioois, reached tbia city thia eveoiog. Ia addltioa to tbose above mentioned the graod lodgea of North Dakota aod of Texaa will be rt poited nmorrow. As there appeara to be some misuc derRtaoding sbout the celebratlom tc morrow, Mr. 0. H. Oillahao, master cf tbe lodje, wlshea to make it clear tbat all membera ol both lodgas and all Mv sooa realdlog lo Alexandria will be ac' mitied to tie bacquet wlthout card?. rwo membera of each lodge will be at tbe door of Armory Hall to Identily tbe local membera. Ii mott be understood, however, tbat all will oot be admitted io the coofereDce cf grand maatera at 9.30 io the mornlng. Tbt? plsn ia absohiiely aeciaaary to prevent confuaion at the meetiog of graod msB'era. FUNEBA-8. The funeral of ilisa Mary Emma Bobeita, d?u?hter of the late B. F. and Buth Ann Koberta, took place yeaterday evonlng from her late home Cameron, laat west of thia clty aod waa largely at tended. The fooeral aervlcea were coo cVt?d by Miss Sarah M*t bewi, of WsBbiogtoo, aod Mr. Henry Wilbur, o/ Saaibmore, Pennsylyanla. The paL bearers were MeeBra A. H armon B-ibsris, Edmand Huit Booerts, Jamea W. Boberte, j%, A Lewie Lnkeai, A. Somt Gillioghain and Edward Waltoo, The ioterment was in Ivy Hlll ccmu_y. P.ayer at grave waa aald by Mr. Henry Wiltur. The remalos of the lato Johd i'-. Tackett^ wbo died at hia home lo thia city onSaturday, were today taken io Fredericksburg, wbere t ie fooeral eer vlcea were held lo St, George'e Ohnrcb. Tbe ioterment waa ln tbe family lot at tbat clty. _____________ MEECINGS TONIGHT. A meit'ng of the Georg? Waahlngtin Birthday Aaaoclatlon will be held tonight at tha rooma of the Ohsmber of (J .ro merc?. A comm t ee will be appo'.r * :d t) plaoe a memorial wre-11 on Waabing t in'B t >mb. The committees appolnted by tbe tbree flre eogine compaotes of thia clty will bold a meetiog tooigbt, when plaus will be formohnd for eitMUioiog delegatea aod visitors who will att'nd the S ate firemeo's eonventlon ln tbis city Augnst 24 ti 26. ____________ PAINFULLY BUBNED. Mre. Catbarine Downey, wifa of Mr. Tbomas D. Downey, asaapain.'u'ly harn ed it ber home on the corner of Alfrcd aod Franklio atreets thia mornlng. U r clothing took fire (rom tbe atove oo which abe was preparlog breakfatt Mr. Downey taa to her BBsiitence aod aocceeded io extlogaiebing her bhz'ig clothea no*, however, before his hacds bad been aerlr mly bnrned. OPKRA HOTJ8B What promises to be the most success ful comedy comtany which has as yet appcared at the Opera lloues this sea son, will operi tonight for a weeks rnn, changing again on Wednesday an 1 Friday n'ghts. "Tubb'a Visit" ia the feature act, introducing the entire coinranv, which will be followed by Gilbert _ Lee in a'comedy aketcb. "The Profesaor's Visit" |od The Garnesaaa in sn origital comedy "AnOll Fool." Moving pictures are aho in.ludtd. DEATHS. Mrs. Annie Lanklord, widow o' Sbep bard Lsnkford, died yeit.'rday moroirg at her bome on north Patrick ttreat. The dec'ssed was f>5 yeara old. llerbert, tbe infant bod of Mr. aod Mr*. William H Poote, died yesterdsy mimiog tt his parents' home, 428 acuth Fairfax atreet. NUI^ANOE. Tbe ii r-rt'oo ol tho police ia caPed to th< cnwd of y:n'g men who gaber diilf at tbe coroer of Q eeo aod Pitt at eets, and aonoy paBBers-by bf their dis^rdeil; c>cdui t. Ladies?F,.r sdid c mfort, wrar tbe R"wi C'o.a ^bjp. Jotn A. MarsbBll * Bro., 422 K m a^rr.t. Carrie OOonners, eevanteen-ye'ra old, who ran sway irom tbe bame of ber parenta in Lycchborg' bat been sent back tO tbat city. PBJrJOflA MitaMatloi Laor, of Eaat Orsnge, N. J., ard M:ib Por.ia BsHwin, cf B.-r ryvllle, are vlei.iog tie Misaea Lloyd at tb?!r hotoe on nott i Alfred s:reet. Mr. aod M a. Alexandar Saoda?od t tali 11 !e sou, of BichmoLd, and Miu Nainie Masoo, of Loniavllle, Ky , are tha t u iitfl of Jadge J. K. M. Nortoo. Mr. ind Mn, W. J. Thompaon, of Bttblcbrm, Pa, are the gueata of Mr. Eigsr Wsrfield. B r. DjuglsBB Hooff, rector of 8t. Andrew'a Oharcb, B?ltimcre, will ptSLzh. at tha Brotherhoodaervica at 8:. PauPs Otu-ch tomorrow night. M*. II ? if b w-l! koown lo thia city; he is tae boo of Mr. J. Wallace Hoofl. Tbe off?rtory will be anng by Mra. William Woolla. M'n H. B. WalUc, ofjAmaryllls, Tex., is tbe gneit of ber MalaY, Mra. Wm. J. Mortor, at ber home oo nortb Waahingtjn B'reet Mr. Wm. Nelao-Marye, of Baltimore, is oo a vlalt ti hia alater, at 001 Qaeea 8tr?*t. Mr. Granville Meade, of 601 Quaen alreit, left t day fcr an en :nded trip tc Fiorida and Texas. Misa Lisa Andereoo ia in Baltimore, tbe guest of Misa England. Thia afernoon pnplls io Ihe George Wasbiofctin II gh School read highly credHableJeBsays upon the iucject,"Gec ersl Washiogton aa a Oit'zan." Mr. 3 J. Kao/mano, of GreeoBboro, N. 0., is viaiting bia old home In thia clty. Mr. Murrell Mingen ia ill with pnrw monla at hla hcme, 426 north Oolumbut street. ^_ LOOAL BBEVITIES. ThaOircuit Court lor the Oonoty be gao Ita Febrnary term today. The time of tho coort wbb oc. upled ln the trial of tbe caae oi Jamee Lee, indicted for aaf, ceny. Mr. Pinr A. Ppengler died laet Taea d if at Hsrrlaonturg, aged 80 yeara. He wia the graadfatherof Mr. George Hic keo, of this city. Some flaga have been huog from win dowa oo Kiog street and s'.ores bave on eibibitlon decoratiooa and Bouveolrs for the 22d. The mooey drawer of tbe Alextodrla Stram Lauodry, coroer of Fairfax aod Prloce atreets, waa robbed of 147.76 Situri'ay afternooo. Tba ttaamer S utblend will reeume her place oo tbe Norfolk roote looighl, Toe aleimer Newport Newa will I tkethe place of the Norfolk. A men ng of tbe Jualor Local Aeaerx bly, Brotherhood of 8'. Aodrew, will be held in Ohrist Ohorch Parlsh Hall t - nigli a* 7:45 Dnlgfct. The 3rm of Woodward & Lotbrop in Waahlogton baa now entered opoo the th r.ietb year of Itl activity In thit city aad the ihirty-seveoth aince ita fornu lljn In Obelaea, aaabarb of Bnton. Mrr. Ida V. Bowe oa Satarday io Waahlogton filed anit lor ao abeoVe divoroe from Olareoce V. Bowe. They were marrlrd in Alexandria December 1, 1900, aod llved togetber until Joly 13, 1907, wben it la alleged tbe buabaod left bia wife and tarochlldreo. Acc-reapon deot ia named. Civil eerviee eximlon'on will be held oo March 23 for chart engineer, navy departmenl; on March 29, 30 aod 31 (or eenir mecbaoical aod dra'taman, ordioaoce depaitnenjt andoo March 30, for expert farmer, Iodian acrvice, graz iog fee collector, Okla , aod mouu/pe machinist, wrather bareaa. The police vesterdsy rasde a descnt on an all -ge.l gam ling house onsouth Royal street Tha esae will rome up ia tbo Police Court cext Mondsy moroing. James Butcher, sor. of A. J. Balcher, fell from an eleetric car at the intersection of Csmeron and Alfred streets jeeterdsy after? nooo and was painfully IrtjureJ. Tba boy w i? sttendsd by Dr. W. M. Sraiih. vVhen jou sre younjr you do-'t care Li'e in the htlejou day* d<?sn't ,sk? the aer" na phra a of after yeara. Ever* thing is l<s* atd easy. But even'uslly each fcurcceiiintr yfar will ndd a wiinkle to your brow. You aas. wh?o you're oM yon've got to caic. There'a tomeone homa who car,s for yoi an() ifyoa'ra thf mnn _e think yon are fenl freit her to ine BSft there is in iir*. y.ni'll let her come to the Auth Mnrket for those irreaiatiblv cleHcious Auth Hsusattei. and food prodiKtF. Eat 'em an<1 you 11 enioy the Joy of living. Sylvsn Blon<1h?im, Ihs Auth Btand and Tne Auth Msrket. Beat Elffln Creaniery Bu'ter, 35o P> Good Couulry Roll Butter, Mj lb.: Ouaran teed Ebk?, 80c dosen, Weedless Raisini, 6c lb.; 31ba. Best Evapoiated Peaohe., '/u<-, 3 lhs. t_rge Pmnes, 25o; 4 oans Best Tomstoes, 25c, 4 eans ^"sr Com, 25c; 4 can* String Basna, t'e; 3 cans Fieii !_? 25c; 8_o _s Singawore Piiieapple, 25r; 3 lar/je cans reara. 1** \ - Iarg? ran1- Apples, 'ibe- Sweet Fiorida Oraiiges, loc ? /? n; Wslnui ?eracls, 20? lb.; Frenh Florids Toinatcea, 121c lh.; 3cana Eatly June Pe>a, ."<. 7 lb?. Pure Buokwheat. 25t. W. P. Wogllb A 8on, Roval and Wolfa straets. PBE8ESTATION. The ladiea of Monot Veroon Ohapter, D. A. B, thia evenlng at Lae achool bolldlog preteoted a handaomo framed plctnre of Ganeral Wathiogton to tSat school. Thepictiire waa a prl.a to tte tbree girla of ihe hlgh grtce who wr tl the best eaaavs on Waahington. There were five competitora aod tbe prlza waa awsrded to Miisr-s Oorslle Greenaway, Nellle Walker and Julla Culdon. The prca ntation waa made by Mra. Eleanor W. lloward, rcgentof the chapter, lo ao sppropiiate addrecs and the pictore waa accepted for tbe athool by buperiotend eot Sweeoey. Alur the exerciies, which were of a very loterea'.iog cbaracler, rc freshmenta were served io the kioder garten room. . _ PYTIilAN CONVENTION. At the rrgular cooveotion of Orlental Lodg*, No. S, KnlghtB of Pylhias, to mrr w night, two candidrtaa for reln statemeot wiil be received. Orlental Lodge ia recelviog applicatiooa for merx berahlp at each weskly conventioo, acd much intenst ia manifeated io the work by tbe membera. Dei uty G and Oban cellor Erneit B. Boyer is arrangiog to have aeveral prominent membera of the varions lodgea In thia locality v ait Oriental Lodge io theoear fot are. Many of the pist cbaocellors of Orlental Lodge will atirnd the aonual eeeaion ol tbe grand lodge of the Diatrlot of Oolumbia, which cooveoea tonight at Pjtbian Temple. ________ HOLIL'AY. Tomorrow, February 22nd, la Waah iogton's blitbday, aod a legal holiday. T ie banks aod fioaocial loa'.ltaliooa geo e'sliy will be cloaed for the day and Inaineao with them caoou ce traotacted. N t scin oo tbe 22adarepayable on tbe 23rd, aa tbey caonc: be prtt'Bted oo a lfgal holiday. Tbe city cfficea will alio be cloaed, tbe pitt:ffice will obaerveSm day houra, tbe Bcbools will oot be io aeaaioo aod io the a \ .rnooo aome of the Btores will be cloaed. Toere will be oo geoers! pablic obtervance of tbe day, bat at nlgbt a number of Alexandria orgao! z t odb will celebrate tbe aoolyaraary at b?rqiel?, n:. Washington ? - - ? D. C Sale of bruslies Hair ltnisl.es worth np to V?. **aljB__ _,.??'"?".^ liair Bru*'.u-\nn'?' wotth lesa than $i. at. .<i)c Hair Brnshes, none ??rth under 9*c, at ?????-v"????. .A9c ffi Brw*~ ceUuloid back*..^o'.t * 5 ?r_r:.4* M.li.ary BiStm, *?>?_-l-,4_!aH Of.'aloh'at . .?? Miliiarv Brushea. worth 7* "d $1.00 each, at......Mo Tootb Broahes. worth 2.tc toWe. at . .^ Tvw.th Itruahea. worth 15? and 1^3, at???????__???". i5e Hall !__*_?? aaaorted .tyles. ?orth ?? to **' J ~ ^^^=75. Nail BtaBbaa, aerab atyle. worthilfc. at. .^ Mlrvata, roaad or ^''? *otlh.^i? choice. .l6? Mirrors worth 43: each, two stylea, choice. TEMPEBANOE MEETING. Mr Jobn G. Woolley dellvered a lemperance address before a targe ia diancein theFir-t BiplietOI iircayeater. day afteraoon. Rev. J. II Ssvier, par nrof tbe S cmd Preshvteiiao Caurch, prealded. Kav. 0. D. Billa, paitor of the M. E. Olirch 8 uta, intrr-doced the speaker, and Kev. Dr. J. M U .Imea, of the Methodlst Proicatsnt Otu'cb, de? llvered tbe cpeolog prayer. and Rev. Osboro Balt, ofTrioity M. E. Church, lovokid a blessirg ai ihecloee. Tbere waa a large 11 eodance of meo andmaoy ladles occopied atate io the gallery. Tbe address ol Mr. Woolley was Interestlng thrru;hoot and waa greatlyerjiyed by all prrsei t The followlog preamblo end resolc tlon wss onsnlm ualy adoj I ;d at tbe close of the addresB Whireas, tbe people hsve a right to settle tbe Uqmr qu stlon bb ti them sball seem be t- aod lf tbe people have the right to eettle the qu'itloB, then the people have the right to voto on the quetfoo; aod if tbe people have ne right to vi n on the qieatloo, tben the geoeral assembly of Virgioia ahmld make It poeslble fornuhao e'ectloo to be h'ld, wheoever a tonsiderable pro portlon of the people ol Virgioia regiiter a desire to vote. Therefore Resolved, Tbat we, the cltl zaoe of Alexaodrla, Virgioia, and vlcin't/, io maaa meeting assembled, do bereby express t ur appnval of the bill Irtoduced io the Hensto of Virginia, by Mr. Strode, providing for the ammlaslon of tbeqnestion oi the tra'uficore and saleof lotixlcit pg liqaors ln Virgioia, to a vote of the peoplt; and we respec' fully orge our aeoator aod member of the Houae oi Delegates to work and vote for the meaiure. It wis ssid that aboot G 11 persoos who were presaot ?t the mntogwu'd seLd telekrams to tbe Delegate from tbls city orglDg blm to take actioa io tbe mittir. Nrarly one hnndred Ie frs were seot from tbls city tod*7 to Mr. Robluson Moocure u'giog him tiusehlslsborsacd iD.lieoce loward kil.iog aoy meiaire locklnaj towaro ttsttraidf. prohlbllioo. These lettem were written by baokere, oaanufsctiirer*, mercbsntB aod (tben repreaeotiog the mercaotile iotereata of tbe commuoit/. IHE BANQUET OF IHE BAMB LEH3 OLUB. The Rimblers Olab will hooor Gjorge Waahiugton aod celebnti their t nth ftnoiversa'y 11 a borque'. t otorrow ever iogil8 30 o'clock la tieir ball, 321 Cameron atrert. The committee in charge nave perfei t <1 all attaigemei 11 acd ex pecl 11 se?t 100 frieuda aod |UMU The baoqatt hall bas been dtcorit d with oatooal colors, wti olc.t ic tuiba wherever one may look and lioge potrats of Wa?hlofet ;n sre hcrr- aod t lere. The ipnearence of the hall ii indfed woitby oftiB occasion. S^veral riis Irj^u abtd Ale_:odrians acd Wa-thiDgtooiaas have accr ed Inritatiocs n eptak. A musl c?.? programme has been arraoged. FIOTir IN WE-jT END. I A fight took place between Beveral oegrora io West Bad Si urday nigbt, durlog whicb pitlols were diacbarged aod peopU liviDg io tbo vicioity terri fied. ~ colored roao In charge of a horie and vrajon belonging ln Alexan? dria wh'pptd np tbe hotee aud eotered the ci y lo a horry, caoMog a report lo be clrcolated t lat be bail eecap.d from cold-ap mei. A wbl:e man is aald to bave dli obarged several sbots fr m a plstol at the corner of King aud 0. lumbus streets last olgbt. The poiice are endeavor iog to Ideotlfy aod hca e the ifleoder. 8URPRI5E THEATRE. The maoagement of the Surprise has sacceee'ei la eeccrlng a resl high clsss vandeville aod novelly enmpany for Tkiradsy aod Frlday, IV rasry 24 and 25. From newrpap-r cl pplnga from other cities thia ahow Is said to be a real high clara attrac.ion, acd the people ol Alexaodrla wlll have ao rpportonlty of wiineasirg a vi u l^vllleand Dovelty ahow seldom seen in Altx&ndrle. ANOTHKR RAILROAD Rl'MOR. It iareported in the press that tbe Sonthem railway is negota'n,' witb the lial imore & Ohio ta'lrca l for the ;rquiremcnt of that part of the latter's 1 ne between Harrisonburg anl I.exing ton. Sincethe Southetn got con'rol of the l'ne between Btratbarg an-1 Harria onburg. while tbe Bahimore anl Ohio ?a* in the lande of receivers, the latter haa had to p - y out large ?ums of mon*y to move engneaan 1 cara on the South ern track*.?Rockbridge New*. Coal Coke Wood B? wtat?Bny yonr fnel hefora the severe weather. We offerbeat o,u_lity,promptd*livery aad loweat market prioe. Fhone 95. DaW. 1ITCHESON. 107 "onth Bmnal *tr**t BOOK Aaf D tTTATIOcHBT. 22nd oi February POSKARDS All kinds and varieties. S. F. Dyson & Bro m KING STREET. WEDDING. Miaa Mary A. Penn, for a number of year. chief operator at the Sonthern Br 11 Telephone Cwupany'a office in this city was quletly mairied yeaterday mornlng at the home of her parents, Mr.anrfMri. B. F. Penn, 4J9 north Mfred atreet, to Mr. Birton J. McLaugfa Ifa ofCrook, C?lo. The ceremony waa performed by Rev. W. M. Poiial. paator of Betbanv.Methodiat ProtestautChurch Mr and Mra. McLangblin left forColoJ rado, where they will make their home. FAILED TO GET MABBIED. Miaa May Pearl Webater aod Mr. John Baodolph S mms, both of Alexan? dria, went 11 Boekvllle, Md., Satirday to get married, but bad to n t irn home asltbcut haviog the ceremony performed. The dltlicu ty in their caae waa the age of the youog mao, who ewore be waa 19. The yooog fellow falled to briog with hlm the writteo conaeot of hia parenta, Sixty-tirst Congress. (Seoondieaslon.) Waahington, Feb. 21. IBaTATI. Applanae from aome women In the gallerlea followed tbe lotroduction today by Seoator Borab, ol a jolot reaolotloo provldiog for an amendmeot t > tbe coc atitatlon permlttlog uilverasl auflrsge. Tbe reaolu'.ion providea tbat tbe auf frage aball not be abridgad on acct uat of ?ex. Oonaiderable band clappiog followed the readlng of tbereaoluiloo and Seoator Borah bluabed. iecator Barkett iotrodoced a bill ti ameod tbe homeatead lawa bo aa to make lt eaeler for tbe uoemployed to obtain a farm. Seoator Johnitoo (1cm., Al?.) waa sppoloted by the vice presideot to be the eighth member of the special Senate commtttee to Investlgste the increesed con of llvlng. He will sacceed Seoator Ohamberlaio (dem., Ore.) who waa ex i u led from aervlce. Tbe bill to leana $80,000,000|lo certl ficates of lodebtedoeaa to aid iu tbe com pletlon and extenaioo of reclsmatloo prcjnt i waa fuitber consldered by tbe Senate today. The commerce committee of the Sin ate anmuiced bat it wui.d report a rlvera aad harbora bill. BTOU8R. Mr. Mardock (rep , Kae ), who fcr tbe laat two yeara baa beeo luu'giog w:n great retu'arity agaioat Speaker Oaoooo aod tbe Hooae rulea, went lata bat'le all by himielf today aod for a few mint t a bad tho aperker txplai-ing. The reau't waa a defeat for the ioiurgent who want ed lo koow if tha speaker doe? ac'ually, aa tbe ralea rcqulr?, read (he jcuroil every moialog belore It ia lubmltted to tbe H luse, 0 jactloo waa made u the paaaage ol tbe sinate bill ta lend goveromert teota to the GonfederaU Vsteuot' Uolon in Moblle, and Ihe bill waa taken from the uuani?oaa calendar. Mr. Tawney theo called up tbe ar gencr deflclency bill coalereace report and debate waa begon. Tbi Begal Sjjoe for men io all ?be oew laata oao be had of Joho A. Mar? ahall A Bro., 422 King atreet. AMU8EMENT8. OPERA H0U5E ALL THItt WEEK. TheACME COMEDY CO Entire changeof projnm Monday, Wednas day and Fridsy uighta, Big openlnf bill "TUBB .3 VI3IT." Bui t for lsughiog purpoaes only. Oilbert 4 Law. in "The Prot?ssVs Visit. The Oaraallas, ln "Au Old Pool." Three rcela of picturea The biggeat ahow ever. ADMISSIQN . . 10c and 15c SURPRISE THEATER. TWO NIGHT8 ONLY. Tuursday and Friday. February 24 and 25th. TheU. S. Theatrical Enterpriee Presents The Americao Vaudeville and Novelty Company. Direct from New York, consistiog of big European f?stnre scta and nove'ties. The highest salaried compaoy that ever play ed in this city. Any ??at in tbe hooae.J5 oeots Doors open 7 45. Curtain rslsed promptiy at 8 o'clock. Over at 10.30. Ioteispersed w.th latest moviog Picturea.Pic _tnrea 7 to 8, no sxtra chargs._ There ara ltwyers who prsctice law and make a lot of fuss, Bat it is law, not lawyers, that practicea on us. Tbe law of necasaity isavsrywhtre as tbrough this life we plod, Bat wb co not fesi Its preasure like the man who carrles a hod. Immutabla law, "by tha sweat of the brow man shall eat his brtad," And ws ara not at all anra man is free from law even when he is dead. Ths law of thelivina-is hmtle and strivs s> we eagsrly onward preas, And work day and night in our erlorts to win tho thiua they call surcess. ALEXANDRIA! If you ever had adesire to rsward a dessrving enterpriae ?ive your patronage to men wbo do n.t halk at twenty fonr hours of daily effort. Yonrs slnosrely, Cameron Daily Lunch, 905 Kiog Ptreet. Open all night. LOST ? Dn tha atreet yeaterday tftarnoon white BELT with goll buik'e. ioitials "U L. M." Soitabla rsward for retnrc to 420 sonth Pitt atreet_f?b!8 3t* LsadbsaUr's g_u_itagd Ccury Cougb Rsoiedy ?o cars ooogha. Ws don't sav-?or vo-r moosf.bMk, t*m? tbarai nonaad, It, (sraa, ?fc Oat_w Rosenfeld ONE PRICE TO ALL. Window Shades MADE TO ORDER, Any size or quality. Also Shades ia stock, all colors and sizes, from 10c to $1.00. CARPETS MADE, LAID AND LINED FREE OF CHARGE. A handsome line to select from. All the new 1910 patterns are here. ROSENFELD'S 518-20 King Street, Alexandria, Va? Swan Bros KINQ AND PITT STREETS. Daily Deliveries to All Suburbs. BE PATRIOTIC - AND - DECORATE YOUR UOUSES AND PLACES OF BUSINESS IN HONOR OF '?I I.- -. Tuesday, the Twenty-second of February. We are headquartera for Flags, Bunting, &c STATEMENT Citizcns' Natiooal Bank of Alexandria, Va , January 31, 1910. OFFICERSt; President, Vice President, Edward L. Dainjrerfielc*; Carroll Pierre, Richard M. Grean, Gaihiar. E E Payne, Asat- Ca?bier DIRECTORS: J. C. Smoot, Edward L Daingerfield, Jas W Roberts Worth Hulfisb, Carroll Pierce Vt.A- Ahern, Urban S Lambert ItlXitlHt ;ES, I -MaiUTIES. Loans ..... 1687,951.44 U. S. Bonds to se cure circulation . 100,000 00 Bonds to securc U. S. Deposit . . 1,000 00 Other Bonds and Stocks . . . 49,986.56 Banking House & Real Estate . . $2,856.97 Oasli . . 46,441.90 Due from Banka and Reserve Ajrenta . 99,13? 71 ?- l?M74w7 $l",037,369.64 Capital .... $100,001) 0 0 Surplus .... 100,00000 Uodivided Profita 18,049.91 Circulation . . ? 95,85000 Depoaita .... 722,469.73 U. S. Depoait . . 1,000,00 $!,a>37,3<>9 64 JEWELERS. Watch and Jewelry Repairing. Any Watch, Clock or article of Jewelry is usually worth Repairing. We are alsraya _lad to glrs rs'iarates on snch work, acd you'll be surprlsed at hcw little it coste. II yonr watch or clock can? not be repiircd or yoor jsw elrr fized, we'll fraokly Ull yon ao. Dio't aay "It cao't be done" t II we bafe a loc-k atit. All work promptly done and guaranteed. & 629 King Street Bill Phone 242._ WANTED BOY to work in store. Apr?e ^to___ rebl83t WI kinr. sutat. 1 Men's Sweater Coats at Cost for This Week. Some Great Bargains, We bave sbou- fourteea left over of Pore Woo', aod li doxen part wool. R. E. KNIGHT, 011 KING STREET. Fiawless Diamaods ; Io our atock you will aee v only the pureat atone, t from the amalleat to tbe e* largeat We have a par- ?* ticular pride and pleaa- _ ure in handliag only the #> beat. May we be favor- _ ed with your inapection? t R.CAeton&Sons J Jsaalars and 8ilvars_iths. s* aW?^g____^__^___g_S___g Lynnhaven Bay Oystere. Ltttie Neck Clarns. Brili'a Celebrated Singl. Fried. c-AT-o The Opera House Cafe. ? WANTED. Oirlatosawoa powar machiaes; aoexoe riema reqaired; will pay ?oo-i aalary to brightgirlswbocan prova themsslves yj><-a tolearo. Apply to Fortmao of THE EP MAV-WARN'iH K C0? *S7 C :_?_ wrtha w?at, Waabiogttap, 5, fc