ssaiSao_ jo ?nat\\e}
ALEXANDRIA. VA. THURSDAY EVENING MAY 19,1910.
PRICE 2 CENT8
also 50 Pails
90 cents eacb.
G. W. RAHSAY.
Draws Dust Like
Does the Work
For Sale in Any
Gabdkkb L. Bootbb 1 I M. B. Baklow
, PBK8IDB-T. J I Vloe Preaident.
Gbo. E. Wakmkld, Cabhikb.
First National Bank,
Albx-JTOKt a, Va, i
Deslgrnatead Depoeltory of tHe
CAPITAL_? _J l-wtawt
80RPLU8 AUD UITOIVIDID .,__.?
PBOFITS ? ? ? ? al75,0UU
6. L. BOOTHE. anMnl M. B. HABXOW
G E. WARFIPLD, J. f.?Oi\
W ALTER R0BERT8, B. BAjEB. JB.
FRANCIS L. BMITH._
PROPOSALS. Proposah will be received
nntil noon Wednesdar, May 26. 1910, at
the City Fn.iueer's oflv e for the following
work at the Lee School for girls.
1 Setting granite cnrb in concreto and lay
lng gutters. _ ...
3 Grading and laying concrete aide walks.
3 Urading and eurfaciug the lot.
4 Mannring the lot.
5 Plowing, rollinir. harrowmg and sowing
the lot with graas seed.
Plans aml specitieathns can be seen at tne
office of the City Engineer. ... .
Separato p oposals are required for eaoh
item of work and the committee reserves the
right tor*j?ct any and all proposals, and to
award the diflerent items to diflerent bidders.
Chainnan Committee Housee and Fnrniture
of School Poard.
University ol Virginia
Head of Pnblic fcvhool Syatem of Virginia.
Lett.rs, Science, Law, Medicine,
LOAN FUNDS AVAILABLE
to needy and deaerving atudents. $10oovera
all costs to Virginia stadenU in the Academic
Departments. s*end frr catalogue.
my6 w6w-f University Posfr.ffice, Va.
Just received a shipment
to be sold at the popufar
price of 50c each.
S. F. DYSON & BRO.
508 King Street
PURE FOOD STORE.
Fresh from the churn to you.
For year* Midiand Butter has
been recognized as the beat that
comes to Alexandria Special
delivery every Friday.
Oall, phone, or write.
St. As.iph aod Oroaoaao lireets.
PO_-Ig__D DAILT AifD I__*VI_BXXJ_AT
flAZETTE BUILDINW. 810 A 8-8 PRINC1
[Entored at the Postoffioa of Alexaadrla, T h
rfaia, m aaoond-olaas matter.l
__s__: Deily?l yaar. |5r00 6 rnonUis
*&60: 8 months, $1_6; 1 month, 48 centa;
1 weeic, 10 oenta. ____?_ ?.?*._?
Tri-weekly-1 yaar, $8.00; 6 montha, SLM
8 montha. 75 oenta: 1 month. 25 oenta.
Oontract adverUsers will not be allowed to ex*
oaed theirapaoe ualtm theexceaa ia paid for
at transient rates, and nnder no circnm
stanoes will they be allowed to adverttae
other than their legltimata baamesa in h.
apaoe contracted for.
Bsaolntions in memonam, of thanka, tribntsB
of reapect, reeolntions adopted by sodetiea
or persone, unless of pubhc oonoern, will
nlybe printed in the paper aa advartiae*
WONDEBS OF TBE OOMET.
If the comet, oow io t ur solar lystem
atretcbed its orbit to tbe regiooB of tbe
fixed stars, we coald ott expect its re*
turntocur part of tha nniverae in leee
tbao 20,000,000 yearB from now. Bat
Hallej/s comet was bere in 1835, and tt
will be here egaio aboot tbe ytar 1985
It waa oot till early io tbe elgbtsenth
ctotory that Blr Edmund Halley as
Bored the world that tbe oomet of 1682 waa
no vagran', bnt t member in good acd
regular staodlog of tbe aolar system. He
tben predicted that itwtuld reluro io
1750, aod nturo lt did; for be bad
figured ont, like eacb of tbe plaoeta, lt
IravelB ao elllpse aod has its fixed period
of revolotloo. It la troe that tbo ellipae
Ib exoeediogly flattened, so tbat itreacbes
oot throogb space like a long wedge,
wbile Ihe eiltpse travaled by the planets
makea cloae approach t> circles. But
ellipae it is DevertbelesBjheoce theconitt
most draw near the sod aod retlre Bgaio.
The aolar ByBtem is ? klod of ialaod
In tbe vast aea of apace. Ihe very near?
est ofthe fixed stars, themselves distant
buns, is 260,000 tlmeB as far from the
eaith as our owo itn is. Out ioto that
yawning gull Hallev's oomtt veotoree,
5,000,000 railea farther tbao Neptooe,
oor moat distant planrt. But, ss if ter
rified by the lolitude, back it sorely
comes, tiu j to tbe ellipae which it ia
appointed tn follow. Dooatt'e greai
oomet of 1858, with a period of 2,000
yeara, dsras to go immeosely farfier;
aod other comets leave DooBti'a away
in the rear. Aod ytt, if they re urn,
they beloog to oor sclsr family. While
aome comita have periods aa low as 8J
yearB, Halley'b, mra.urlng (ft t me iu
sections of 75 years each, ImpreeBes ua
profooadly, as well ii may. Yet two of
the planetB rtquire a longer time to
complete their orblts, Urauus takicg 84
jears aod Neptooe 164 to go aroood tbe
a_o onoe. Were the patha of tbeae two
worlds flattened like tbe ellipae of Halley,
they, too, would come and go aa does
Wbea we oonslder all theae p-salblll
ties we canoot bot be both glad aod
thaokfal that thlngs are maoltestly ar*
ranged with a view to safety and contin
usnce and ls woold be of all thlngs the
moat unreasonable lo forget to admlre lo
oar disposition to yield to craven fear.
A tiuch of rbeamatism, or a twinge
of nearalgia, avbatever the troobie Ib,
Ubsmberlatn's LinimeDt drives away
the pala at once and cures tbecomplaiot
qnloklj. First applloatloo gives relief.
Sold ty W. F. Oreightoa A Oo. and
The flfteeutb aonaai m?etlng o.' the
geoeral asaembly of the Scuhero Prca
byteriao Oborch begfn at Lewliburg,
W. Vi., today. The asaembly will be
in seBsion ten days
At some time doriog the meetiog a
special service will be beld commemora
tlve of the seml-centennial of the organl
satioa of the body.
Oae of the importatt sobjects to come
up will be lo the repoit of a commUtee
of wbich l.e~. Dr. E. 0. G.rdoo, of
Lexiogtoo, Mo, Ib obairmao, This
commi.tee is composed of aome of tbe
ablest meo in the church aod has been at
work for aeveral years revlslog tbe cita
tloo of tezta from the Scripturea which
are uaed to prove the doitrioes of the
coofesaion of faith aod the cate
Anotber matter of thia same general
chararter isccnnected wl.h what ia popa
Isrly known as "ihe elect lafant claose"
in the coofeulOD of faith. Tbls cituse
atatea the belief of the oborch that in
fanta dylog in lofantcy are saved. Bot
the form of ezpresaioo u?ed in mch that
some ootiide tbe cburch have mlaaoder
atocd aod mlsinterpreted it, aod so bave
mlsrepresented the viewa of the Presby
terlaa Oharoh, The qaeetiou uader
cooalderaiion is as whetber aoy change
aball be made ia the wordiag of the
There ls no dlflerencs of opinion as
to tha doctrioe taaght oa ths satject
by the confessloa of faith.
Aoother committee, of wbich the
preseot moderator of the asMmbly,
Bsv. Dr. W. E Bogga, of Atlaota, ia
chalrmao, is lo make a n p*1 oa polyg
amy and divorce. The saoject of polyg
aray sometimeB comes op ia cooaec
tion with the foreiga misaion work Ia
beathern coootrles where the practlca
The membership which this assembly
represecs covers all tie aoalhern and
aoothwestero strt s, reachiog from
Marylaod to Tezaa aod from Miss u'l
to Fiorida. It ia compised of 14 syooda
aod 84 preabyter'ee. It had oo Ita roll
ooe year agi 1,660 mioiaten, 87 licec
tiates, 481 cecdidatee for the mioistry,
8 265 churcbes, 10,478 roling elders,
9,747 deacoos and 279,803 members.
There were io its Sanday schools 24,080
teachera and 198,788 papile. Toe
churchea jrave for all prpieea doriog
the year $3,425,883. Eacept for con
gregatlooal parposes, (he largest amtunt
locluied in tbia aam were 1412,156
for forelgo misaioos and $296,550 for
home mlasloos. All of theae figares
wlll be materially locreased for thia
COMET ENVELOPED IHE EABTH
Halley's comet enveloped tbe earth ia
tbe gsses of its tail last eight between
A Marvel for Sore Feet. Acta
Sore Feet? Never After Uaing Tiz
Good-bye sore feet, sching fe- t, twollen feet,
aweaty feet, amelling feet, tired feet.
Good-bje coroa, callonsts and bunions and
raw apota. _
You've never tried anything like TIZ be?
fore for yonr feet. It ls diflerent frrm any?
thing ever before sold. ___?__
It acts at once and makes the feet feel re
markably fresh and sore-proof.
TI/. ianota powder. Powdera and other
foot ren.edies clog np the pores. T?Z draws
out all poiaonona exudationa which bring on
? oreneesof the feet, and ia the only remedy
that doer. TIZ cltina oot every pore and
glorifies the ftet? yonr feet.
Yon never limp again or draw up your
lace in pain. ?-<- 7?n'n for*?t W"1 ,Jr,??r
coras. bunions and callouser. You'll feel like
a new perton. .
If you don't find all thia true af er try ing a
box of TIZ you can get yoor money right
TIZ is for sale at sll dinggista 25 cents per
box or direct if you wish from Wslter Luther
Dodge A Co., Dodge Bldg., Chicago, IlK
8:87 aod 10:87 accordin. to tbe coaaru*
tatlon of aitrooomerfl at Yerkes Obserya*
tory at Oh'csgo. No eflcct waa no'icsd
by tbe leymsn or astronomers. Brll
llaot display of anrora Ighta was aeen in
Prof. M tbeli, of Ojlombis Obaerv
atory, declared tbe light* were tbe direct
reaults of tbe comet.
Tbe t\ll of tbe comet mey be rlslble
io the west shorily after sonsit tbis
evening which will occur tt 7:07 p. m.
Tha comet may be aeen ia tbe west
from sooset 7:08 p. m. aotil ib.ul 8:80
p. m. tomorrow. A magaificent speo
tacie sboold be preuoted.
Batarday nigbt, from aooatt, 7:09 p.
m.. ot-t'l 9 p. rr?.
Sanday night, front sooset, 7:10 p.
tn., ontll 9:30 p. m.
Monday and Toeaday oigbts, from
?uoset oo, depeodiog opon,weather coo
The paisage of the earth throogb tbe
tail of the comet wu not character.s d
by any preaence of oyanogen gaa, mag
cetic display or falling mtteors.
DfBplte tbe aamraoc-a of aoieotlata
that oo birm woold reiu t from tbe pas
sage ef the earth throogb the tail of the
comet there was cooslderable appreheo
sion oo the psrt of maoy olt!z*ns.
The pheoomenon io the Orient was of
far more Impittinoe than that oo thia
side of tbe globe, as astronomers there
had tbe advaotage of obaerviog the
c-met psss the son's disc.
Black ap tt on the face of the tun
wera foood by astronomers lo the wret.
Make a note now to get Ely'a Cream
Balm if yon are tronbled with nasal catarrh,
hay fever or oold in the head. It is purify
Ing acd aoothing to the sensitlvs membrane
that lines the air paaa-.g*-. It ia made to
overnome the diaease, not to fool tbe patieut
by a ahort, deceptive relief. There ia no
cocaioe nor mercnry in it. Do notbetalked
Into takingasubatitute for Ely's Cream Balm.
Ali dmggista sell it. Price 50c. Mailed by
Ely Br.s., 56 Warren Street, New York.
Large and ext >nsive sao spots were
ooted at 8t. L .niB yeaterday at>raooo
by JRev. I. B. Hicks, a 8*. Louls
veteraa weatber prophit, and by Rev.
Father Martlo 8. Breooao aod other aa
"Io ooe of the grcupa" said Father
Breooao, "Iooooted tweoty-slx spots; lo
anotber there ia a large Isolated ooe oear
the bottom of 'he auo. Io the prlncipal
grcup one of 'be ?p ta is the Isrgest tba'.
I have ever Beeo. It !s probably 150,000
Prof. J. 8. Blcbard, at Stnta Oiars
(Oal.) Oollege Meteorological Obaem
tory, observed two very large spot?, boib
inteoaely black. Tbree sao spots, coo
slderab!y eccentuated, were observed at
toe Yerkea Obaervatory ia Chlcago at 4
o'clock yeaterday afteroooo.
Indivldael organlzstions haviog an
iotereet in tbe ioveatigatioos beiog made
by the Ioterstate Commerce Oommisai o
oo tbe qosstiooa of redmed ratea to
members of organ'zatiocs and redcced
ratea oo retoro shlpmeota will be per
mitted to 6 e brlefs up to Jnly 1, the
commlasloo haviog extaoded the term
for redemr,tion of such brlefs ootil that
Fifty yeara'experience ot an Old Nnrao
Mrs. Winslow. Boothing Syrnp is tbe
preecription of one of the beat female physic
isns and nnrses in tbe United B'stes, and
baa bean nsed for fifty years with never-fail
ing sncceas by millions of mothara for their
children. It relievea tha child from paln.
cnres diarriioaa, gripins in the bowels, and
wiud colic. By giving health to tba chlld i;
aata the mother. Twentv *?? oenta a hnttia
WEEK END TICKET8.
Local we?k end ticke's Washington to
Somerset, Warreaton, Harrisonbnrg, Blus
mont and intermediate stations sold on 8at
urdays snd Snndays. valid for return on
Mondav at very low farea, will he placed oo
aale by Sonthern Railway at Waahington, D.
C, beginning SATURDAY, May 28th, an?i
cont-nuinz until Ottober 2, inclorive
L. P. BROWN, Genaral Agent.
Trusaea and onlr tha best kinda aald
~Cheri-yT'ongh Syrnp.is carefully made in
onr own store. Don't oompare it with fac
tory made medicinea, 26oj a bottle. E. S
Laadbeatar A Hons.
If atrvusisproperiy fittod, will not cause
dlsoomfbrt. You <SB? ??? suak _ fit if you go
Leadbeater's guarantood Osi-y Congh
Rentedy to cure eongha. We don't say?or
yoar money baek, bsoanaa thara'a nonsad.Jt,
NO CASH REQUIRED
We want you
to know the
eral plan on
can buy one
o* the hi_h
eat grade pi
anoa in tbe
w o r 1 d ?the
ano ? at the
The Comstock Piano ranks with the beit-in beauty and
voiume of tune, auperb pattern and durability it ia well calcu
lated to laat a lifetime. $200.
TERMS LOW AS $1WEEKLY
CrTtCC gcarf Kubber Cover Kevolving Stool and one year'a
? r"I\l_ir_> Tuning Fr?*e.
: Tbis Ad Good (or
If yoa will bffag th'a advertisemett witb yiu
S it will apply as a f 10 payoert oa the porchaae
1 prlc?, Ihaa ycu are ott rqnlred lo lay oot ooe
Z peocy tt time of parchase.
WASHINGTON, D. C.
Y)ars?lf all throogb Iife II yoo ine cao*
tho. 0 va ao atteotive ear, aod
LISTEN TO US ABOUT
Aft r llsteoiog act oa oar advlce by bu/*
iog year sapplies of as.
From cur stock.
HAMILTON <& CO.,
F. S. Harper ls sole agent for oor Plaotttloo Olgar.
Now is the time for houseclear ing. which of
course includes the silverware. We have an ex-l
ceptionally good Silver Polish made expecially forj
us, Itsells for 25c a bottle We will sell it fof|
15c A BOTTLE '
or give one bottle FREE with every purchase or*
repair work to the amount of one dollar or over. |
This offer will be good for 30 davs from today or,
until the present supply is exhausted.
H. W. WILDT & SON, Jewelers
106 NORTH ROYAL STREET BELL PHONE 345. |
Virginia Safe Deposit & Trnst Corporation
ALEXANDRIA, ? VIRGINIA.
Amhorized Capital Paid in Capital
C. J- Rlxey, Johta P. Robinaon, Thomaa J. Fannon, C CLeadbeater
Henry K* Field, Ht_ry Baader, George S. French, J. K. M Norton
We act aa ExeTtj^iwTAdininiatrator and Tniatee. Ia8ue Fidel
Ity, Contract, Official and Judicial Bonda. General Banking and
Truat Buaineaa Tranaacted. Intereat paid on Savinga Accounta
We aolicit the accounta of Banka, Corporationa, Firma and Individ
uala, and oromiae UberaJ treatment conaiatent with aound banking
L S. LEADBEATER & 80%
C-ABKtfC- 0. L-_a.DB-_.TBB, Preaident,
BBWABD8. -JU-DBBATBB, Vloo PraddS_L
iO_ta LB-DBaUTBB. Sec. and TrcararaT
-fannfacturing Pharm_cists and Dealera in
Paints, Oils, Window Glass, Dyestnffs, Spicas,
Druggist's Fancy Goods. and Specialtiee, Im
poiters of Tooth Broabea, Hair Bruahaa, Per
umery, Olive Oil, Ae.
Agents for Jobn Lucaa A Co.'s Tlnted
Gloss Paints, Masnry's Liquid Colora and
Devoe's Lead and Zino PainU.
Goods ahipped the day order ia received
Qootationa farnisned by retnru mail. Cor
Rom Buahea $l.ff Per Dozen.
C. A. 8BAFPE1 A CO.
Bell Tslspbons 176, msyf lw*
Johx P. BOBI580N, Gko. S. French
Alexandria Fertilizer ni
Fertili2er8, Fertilizer Ma
teriais & Sulphuric Acid,
_jk yonr dealer for tbe Alexandria Fe?.
tiliier A Chemical Co.'s ProdncU.
Capaclty::?0,0?JO tons p?r anaum,
Prince** fcureet and Potomac River Wh_/.r
VlRGIJIIA MlLITARY |N?TITUTE
^ LCXINOTON. V*.
T_.__ruoTTi.i_r.. ??th.>- ???-?! *?-?I ?>?**? ???? <*?"
tt.su "u.7,_**->. in*. arsa. mu. ?u. rt.. s-w-Vj
Kb^nrr' * _^?.s^"SOT
fiewles. UseClimex Clsaner toolasn yow
wail paper. -&? ? box at Laadbaatar's. ,
Everyllcm io lliis Ad is a Bar
gaio (or This Week.
Meooeo's Borated Talcuco Powder, 12.C a box.
Cutitura Soap, 18c.
5i Women's Haodkercbie's, 8. or 30c a doz n.
50s Oorsets with ut hoae sopportf rs, 29c a pair.
Best 8( ii'.bero Aproa Oiogham, 6c a yard.
B;et msde Oalicoea 6c a yard, aoy color, black aad white, blue, gray
or light colora
Nemo S lf Bedoco Corset io all sizes, $2.50 a pair.
Brst mcde Biassierea 60c, ail alz s.
50 j Merceriz?d Table Lfneo oearly 2 yards wide, at 39c,
tl.00 Percate Wrsppers, all siase 88c
Women's Silk Hoaiery, 50c a pair.
C. B. Ala Spirlt Oorsets at ball, oot all sizes, f 1.00 Ooraela at 50(.
$1 50 Corset at 75\
Uatrimmrd Hats worth op to $2.50 choice 09..
Cbildreo's Hoalery, black, red, piok, white aad blae uider the well
knowa oame Hop 8cotcb, 12A. s pair.
Carpets made, laid aod linel free of charge.
518-20 Street, Alexandria, Va.1
?|?h???or--??- -??? ?i_-.____??????????
I Citizens' National Bank
of Alexandria, Va.
CAPITAL $100,000. SURPLUS $125,000.
President, Vice Preaident,
Edward L. Daingerfield; Ctrroll Pierce,
Richard M. Green, Cashier.
J.'C aSmoot, Edward L. Daingerfieid, Jaa. W. Roberta
Worth Hulfish, _r CartoH Pierce
M.A. Ahern, Urban S. Lambert
RESOURCEB. , lalABIa-ITIEB.
Loans ..... $678,825.541 Capital .... $100,00000
U. 8. Bonds to se
cure circuiation. 100,000.00
Bonds to secure U.
S. Deposit . . 1,000.00
Other Bonds and
Stocks . . ? 55,174.06
Banking House &
Real Estate . . 52,856.97
Oash . . 48,308 55
Agents . 131,979.36
Circuiation . a .
U. S. Deposit . .
?itsV"of the Season.
Steamed Hard Shell Crabs, Devlled Crabs,iLittle Neck
Clams for lunch, dinner or supper.
TRe RAMMEi CAFE
328 8 Washioatoo, 8 rcoms aod | 527 N. Alfred, G room.$10.50
tatb.*30-?? ! 219 VTolfe, 6 rooms. 10.50
1113 Prloce, 7 rooms aod b.tb... 20.00
316 S Patrick, 8 rooms aod bath, 15.00
511 Wolfe, 6 rooms. 13.00
220 N. P t, 4 rooms. 11.00
327 8. Pairics-, 6 rooma. 9 00
224 N. Pitt, 4 rooms. 8.50
328 Oommerce, 5 roooti. 6 50
^^%f ?H T Insurance
The Beit of Everythinsr.
For renewing old screens
and preventing iust.
616 King Street.
BRICK ICE CREAM, spe
cial for eotertainments,
reception*, partiea of all
kind*. Serve Bloch'a Ice
Cream, it ia alwaya the
O 0 0
H? DLOwri Bothphonea
Phone 281. Greenhouaee H. P-trick Sta
D. Q. Grillbortzer
Bedding Plants and
Geraniums, $1.00 per
Promptly>ttended to. Delivered to all parts
ofthe city, Bati-faction guarantaed.
j Lcadbeaur'a C'herry Ceorh Syrop ia pure i
snd eaay to take, and jou can't beat it io
curiug cougJu. Oo and nt a bottie now, 26c ,
D> n&t require the u-e ol mstches;
do oot vltlafe the etnospher*; do
not amcko op the wall paper ar 2
L:t db prove ti yoo tha. electric?
ity isthe safrst, most cooveoleotantt
rnort (conomlcal meaos of illutni
Alexandria Electric Co.
524 KING STREEI._
Geoeral lasoranee igeucy
8aon Na. 4, Barke ft Herbert Bldf i
Tha oompaniea reprwented ln tkla offioe
aaveaaeeu of over $100,000,009. Amone
Uartrord Plre Insnranea Ca
tlverpooi ft London ft Oleka.
AEtae lasaraaca Ca.
Kerthern Asaaranc* Ca.
fprlnffleld Fire ft Merlae.
Prompt attention givan to adjnstmeal ei
iosBas aad all aaattcrs roaasoted *it_ lr_ar
RICHARD Ii. WATTLES
Otnci asd Stoebs: 115*117 N. Botal 8t.
Dealer in Hardware.Pair.ts, Agri
cultural Implemeota, Vehiclea,
Harneas, Field and Gaiden Seeds.
WA_*HOC8_fl,' 80CTH CTI10? 8TBKET, OH
lisi of sotnHaas bajlway.
Also Grain, Hay, Straw and
All Kinds of Mill Feed.
Will alwaya kesp in stock the hig-est gradf
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