TlEXANDRIA.VA. WEDXESDAY EVENING MAY 25, 1910.
PRICE 2 CBNT8
also 50 Pails
90 cents eacb,
Q. W. RAHS AY.
Draws Dust Like
Does the Work
For Sale in Any
Gabdnbb L. Boothb I I M. V^J
PBKMDBNT. J I Vice Preaident..
Gao. E. Wabfibld, Cabhibb.
First National Bank,
Deslgnatetl Depoeltory of t_te
CAPITAL ___JL _J eoWM
80BPLD8 AND UNDIVIDKD
PBOFITB ? "_ ? ? %t7b,WU
8. L. BOOTHE, ?in*?nt M. B.HABLOW
O. E. WARFlFLD, J. *>*?}&
WALTER KOBERT8, ??? "*-?-*? "*?*?
FRANCIB L. S-ITH._
PARK AGNEW, Proprietor.
Bromilaw Brick Co.
Front and Building Sand.
? l '?'?-leohone 107.
Univcrsity ol Virginia
Head of Pub'.ic School SyBtem of Virg >nis.
Letters, Science, Law, Medicine,
LOAN FUNDS AVAILABLE'J
to netdy and deeerving students. $10 covers
all coats to Virginia atudenta in the Academic
Depirtment*. s-end f< r catalogue.
HOWABO Wixktox, Kegistrar..
myti w6wf 1'niTeraity Poatoffice, Va.
JustHreceived a shipment
to be sold at the popu'ar
price of 50c eachi
S. F. DYSON & BRO.
508 King Street.
PURE FOOD STORE.
Fresh from the churn to you.
For years Midland Butter haa
been iecogn'zed as the best that
comes to Alexandria. Special
Call,^phone, or write.
EDWARD QUINN & SOMS
[-_ SuJAsiph an-.Orooc-eo|-}tree_.l
[Entered at the Portoffloe 'of Alexandria, ~li
Ba, aa saoond-clafle matter.l
T_BM8: Daily-i yaar, $5:00 fl months
fPSO: 3 montha, $1_-. i month, 48 oents:
week, 10 oenta. __ * _ . __,__,
Trl-weekly-1 year, IS.00; 6 montha, $1.50
g months, 75 oenta: 1 month. 25 oenta.
Oontract advertiaera will not be allowed toex*
oeed their space nnleas theexoeea is paid for
at tranaient ratea, and nnder no circum.
?rtanoea will they be allowwl to advertlae
other than their legitimate buaineBB In he
?paoe contracted for.
ReaolationB in memonam, of thanks, tnnatea
of reapect, reaolutiona adopted by aooietaes
or persons, nnleas of pnblio oonoern, will
nly be printed in ihe paper as advertiaa
Wilmlogton, Dei., last night was In
darkneaa, atreet car traffic tied op, tud
nesa ata atandstlll, and tbe reaide&ti in
terror, aa tbe reaalt ofa atorm of cyclooic
proportlona which ewipt over the city
abcir. 7;J!0 o'clock yeaterday eveoing.
The wind blew at the rate ol 70 rnilea ac
taoor, eod lt waa accompanied by a ter
rific downponr ol rain aod aaevere elec
Jan aa the atorm broke lightnlog
attock tbe plantof toe Wilmlcgton Elec?
tric Oompany aod afire broke aul ln tbe
building which waa practicaily destroyed
witb all tbe macbienry.
It waa thia plant tbat fumished elec?
tric light for the city streets aod for
hondreda of tuilneaa honses and bomee.
Aa a resnlt of lu destiuitlon tie atreetB
were dark, sbops and stores bad to close
their doors and boases were left ln totel
darkneas. The light compaoy ia a aob
aldiary conceru of tbe Wilmlogton C tf
Railway Compaoy, and the power lor the
atreet car linea of tbe la tu was aecored
ihrongh tbe lightlng plant.
The severest wiod aod raiostorm lo
years swept Williamspott, Md, and
vlciolty at 4 o'clock yeaterday afternoon
dolng wldtspread damage, to propnty
aod growlog cropa. The rainfall waa
like a cloudburst aod deloged ihe cca ity
for mllea aroood. Acrea of wheat aod
coro aod poblic roada were fl loded aod
badly waahed. Nearly one-fonrth of
the wheat crop waa bettao fl 11 j the
earth. Tbe lower atctiooa of Williama
port were Inandsted by surface watu
from tbe atreots, aod the cellara from a
nu-ber of boases and gardena were
floodad. All oi the small atreama were
risiog last night. Much dsmage waa
done by the wind, which bad almoat
tbe velocity of a burrlcane. Soade aod
froit treea were broken down, window
glass were ahattered aod other damage
was done. The tterp'e of the Mtthc
dist church waa daaaaged etier by
lightnlng or wiod. The atorm waa
geoeral along the Potomao river. The
electrio llgbtaiog system of the town
waa pal out of commlsaion for several
Tbe ooaettled weather lo eiatero aod
ceotral Pennaylvaola the laat aeveral
daya culminated ye-tuday afternoon aod
laat olgbt ia the worat electrical atorms
ol the aeasoo, nearly every pirt of tbe
atate belog vlaited by severe diatnrj
aocea. Two meo were iostaoly kiiled
by lightnlng laat night while reuraiog
from work in a coal mine at Moaot
Osrmel, Pa , yesterday. Tbe atorma in
aeveral directiooa were accompanied by
ball, especlally at Harrlaburj, aod by
heavy raloa. Telfgraphlc aerviee was
Boriooaly ioterferred with io tbe late
afternoon aod durlog tbe oight.
A atorm that laveled graio to the
grooDd, oprooted treea aod tore dowo
fences swrpt tv.r York, Pa.. and vici
nlty at 7 o'clock jeBtrrdaj eveotog.
Tbe storm wbb aevere io Biltmore
aod vlciolty. The large double coaster
racer io conrae of constnution at Luaa
Park, at tbe weatern eod of Bs.timoie
atreet, waa atruck by llghtoiog acd
demoliabed. Tbe damage to trees waa
exteoatve al over tbe oity,
Louhe Ycuag, a colored girl, aged 6
yeara, waa kiiled by a skvDght that had
beeo blown from the Floreoce Ocurt
apartmeot honse, at Oallfcroia avetm
aod Phelpa place, WssblDgton wbile tbe
atorm waa raglog. Treea were blown
down, aod incu-erabla branchesstuwed
the atreeta aod parka wbeo tbe wind
atopped blowing. Flaahea of llghtoiog
and sharp clapa of thnndfr accompanied
the wind and a downponr of rain, wblch
cooled tbe oppreaaive atmosphere.
Uhamberlaln'a Stimach aod Livcr
Tablets will clear the aour stomasb,
aaeeten tbe breath and crest) a hia thy
appetit?. Tbey promote tbe flow of
gaatric joice, thereby iodnciog good
dlgestlon. Sold by W. F. Creigbt.n
A Oo. aod Richard Glbaco.
DE1TH FROM NOXIOD8 OASEr?.
Oharlea Oou;ter Dickioaoo, former
preaident of the Oaroegie Trust Com?
paoy lu'.borlty on maoy fioaoc'al aob*
j?ct8 and largely known io the fioaocial
world, died yeaterday io a boap tal in
New York as a rcu't of iobaliog uox
i )qb gaaea, following an expioaion in a
Tbe banker in compaoy with bia
brotber, 6. 0. Dickloaon, aod a friend,
went to .craoton a week ago to witneaa
ao experimeottt'oo inacbemical labora?
tory there. Tbe brother of tbe dead
banker said tbat tbere waa an expioaion
aod the room waa filled with gaa. Tbe
banker gasping for breatb, waa removed
to a bct-1, and later brongtt to New
York. The friend of Mr. Dickloaon,
wbose name haa not been made known,
alao waa broaght to New York and hia
condition Ib aerit ui.
No information baa ao far been ob
taioed coocerolog tbe oature of tbe ex*
Forty degrees ol nesrborn tail for tbe
comit and doubling oi ita lu-ninosi'.y
owlog to flsming hydr:*carbon gaa were
recorded by the astrooomers at Williama
Bay Obairvatory, Chicago, Monday,
night, after the spectographic negatlves
had been|developsd. Prof. E, D Eroesi,
director of tbe observakr/, announced
the reiuld ol the compolationi. "Fcur
of oa lo fodependent calcolatiors agne
tbat the near tail of the comtt it 40* loog,"
he said. "Tbe ioternel act r.ty of the
comet is io fall blsst. It is making gaa
at a terrlfic rate."
The latest discoverj by Freoch aatron
omera ls tbat the comet now lo the
weeterrlaky is mt Halley's, which, ac
coroiog|to the astrooomera, wlll not be
visible attil Augast or September
Never hesltate abcut gifiog Obambe
lalo'a Ooogb Remedy to children. It
cootaios oo oplom or otber oarctt ce aod
can be glveo wlth impllclt cotfiience.
As a qnlck core for coogha aod coids to
wbicb childreo are suscap'ible, lt is om u ?
passed. 8old by W. F. Oreighton A
Oo.iod Richard G bsoo.
FRIE3T ANDGIRL ELPOE.
My Darllog Mamaas: Ojr wlshes are
acoomplished. Wearemsrried. Kisses
By this brlef telcgram Mr. aod Mrs.
Fraoz Jubann, of Treoton, N. J , learo*
ed that tbeir pret'y 16-jear-oid dangbt-r
Katberine bad become ihe wife of R'f.
Father Alphooee M. Ooosali zo, a Ro*
man Oaibolic prleat of tbe dlocese of
Trentoo. Farther Information disclosed
tbat Fatber Oonsala-'o, wbose atten*
tions to Miss Johaoo had beeo made a
mbj?ctof Uqalry by Bisbop McF?ul,
bad accompaoied ber t) Atlaotlc Oity
Monday afteroooo. Oo tbst oigbt the
girl aod Father Oonsala-'o were mar?
ried at the bome of a friend of the girl
io Atlaotlc Oity.
Father Ooosalszlo had served io the
Trentoo dlocese for a namber of yeara,
beiog stationed most of ibe time at a
ctuch in tbe ficinlty of Prlocetoo. The
iocreasini* frrqaency of Ibe prltst's v'slts
to the Jobaoo bome canscd tbe yoong
girl's pareota some nneasioess.
Mr. Johaoo, a oat'veof A'aacr-Lor*
raioe and adevoat Oilhelic, wss trnnled
beciuie he feared bis d>u_ltr's head
had been turnid. The act onaof Father
Oonsalscio were reported to B.ahop Mc*
Fsul aod he at ooce started ao iuve-t -
gation of tbe rnmors. Tbis was follow?
ed by ihe disappearance of Faiber Oon
saUzio frjm tbe diocese, two weeks ago.
Sioce tbat time udll yeaterday the
bishop bad beaid nothing aa to his
J. aad f. Ocudn's Fioe Lastral Oolt
and Black Rusaia Lositaoia Puanps aod
Oxfords. Weldt aod Taro'a price $5 00;
onr price $4 00. J. A. Marahall &Bro.,
422 King atreet.
MORE DI-ORDER IN CHINA.
A messenger who bas arrired at
Cbangsha, Ohlna, from Ylyang, reports
tbat 100 bcu.es bave beeo tu-ned by
rirtoos mobs. The officlals have fled and
the town ia at the mercy of (he mob.
Tbe telfgrap1* wires bave been cut, and
details of occi-renres yesterday are lack
Ing. Binds of riot'rs bave advanced
aloog the maio road and are moving
northward. Several vlllagta bave beeo
ent rely deatroyed.
N*ti?e rlota occorred at Obanncbla,
SOmlles oorthwest of Obansba, last SiU
arday. A coosiderable portion of tbe
clty was bnrned. Tbe Lutberan Oburcb
was destioyed by fire. Tbe general _t>
rest aod antlforeign sentlmeU are
Fifty years'experlenoe of an Old Nuree
Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup is the
prescription of one of the beat female phyaic
tans and nuraes in the United 8>?tes, and
haa been need for fifty years with never-fail
ing succeas by millions of mothers for their
children. It relieves ths child from pain.
cures diarrucea, griping in the bowels, and
wind colic, By giving health to the child i:
eata the mother. Twentv ?-a o enta a bottle
WEEK END TICKETB.
Local we?_ end tickels Wa>hington to
Somerset, Warreeton, Harrisonburg, Blue?
mont and intermediate stations sold od Sat
urdaya and Sundays, valid for return on
Mondav at very low farea, will be place 1 on
aale by Southern Railway at Washington, D.
C , beginning SATIIRDAY, May 28th, and
coiit'nuing until October 2, incluaive
_L. P. BROWN, Qen-ral Agent.
EDDING PLANTS OF ALL K1ND8
Large Geraniums one dollar per dozen,
TBE KRAMER FLORAL 00.
818 King and llfnorth] Fayette street.
MONEY TO LOAN at five per cent sim
ple intereat on citv or rounty property in and
around Alexandria.Seven and one half years,
time given on loan, Loan can be repayed in
iustallments if you cbose s'opping intereat.
I/oans are made in full valuation of real
eatate or we will buy you a lot and build a
hoose for you See our Mr. Hugrave at The
Ramrael, THURSDAY. May 26th, there ou
that date only. Don't forget rhe date.
THE NATIONAL HOME "PURCHA8IKG
1301 east Main atreet, Rkhxond, Va*
___S_5 ______ S cJ _? 2C?S
0\t] Call and let us show fU
ja*j you the advantage of JR
the Gunn Sectional l?
Book Ciaes VJ
Alao Typewriter and fi}
other Deaks. jrc
gJM. Ruben & Son,
fU 601 King Street.
*--**-_??- ???__.__________ ______; ?
The three story BRICK DWELLING, No.
12.-7 King atreet, conUiaing nine rromi and
all mrdern improvementa. Immediaie poe
sesaion. JOHN D. NORMOY1 E.
my21 3t King and Royal atreato.
? The moat desirable, hygienic, beautiful and
economical wall ooating. Alabaatine, for
aale by E. 8. Leadbeater A Bone, Inc
! Citizcns' National Bank
of Alexandria, Va
CAPITAL $100,000. SURPLUS $125,0(10.
President, Vice President,
Edward L. Daingerfield; Carroll Pierce,
Richard M. Green, Cashier.
J. C Smoot, Edward L. Daingerfield, Jas. W. Roberts
Worth Hulfish, TT uCar_"?" Pltrc!
M.A. Ahern, Urban S. Lambert
Loans . . . * . $678,825.54
U. S. Bonds to se
cure circulation. 100,000.00
Bonds to secure U.
S. Deposit . . 1,000.00
Other Bonds and
Stocks . . . 55,17406
Banking House &
Real Estate . . 52,856.97
Oash . . 48,30855
Ajjents . 131,979 36
Capital .... $100,809 0 0
Surplus . . . / 100,000 00
Undivided Profits 22,75119
Circulation . . . 96,30000
Deposits .... 748,09029
U. S. Depoait . . 1,000,00
Steamed Hard Shell Crabs, Devlled Crabs,iLittle Neck
Clams for lunch, dinner or supper.
Ute RAMMEL CAFE
328 8. Waihington, 8 rooms and
1113 Prince, 7 rooms and bstb... 20.00
316 9 Patrick, 8 rooms and batb, 15.00
511 Wolfe, 6 roomr. 13.00
220 N. P.t, 4 rooms. 11.00
527 N. Alfred, 6 rooma.$10.50
219 Wolfe, 6 rooms. 10.50
327 S. Patrick, 6 rooma. 9 00
22-? N. Pitt, 4 rooma. 8.50
328 Commerce, 5 rooois.
^Ar H t- Insurince.
What is the keynnte cf the remarkable sceceas ofthe OVERLAND CAR? What
ia it that m?kea this car the choic* of many thonnanda of people; the j oy of ita poaseaaora and
the envy ofthe compe titow ? Matchleas Himplicity I This car ia so yiaiple a child can
BaccesafullvVpmte it. It ia fo eennonrcal that its npkeep in a very uma'l iu>m. Stnrdy
and tronHe-free. So reliable that Miaa Bianche Scott cf Rmheater. N. 0. ., ia now tonricK
without ma?culine aid to the Pacific in a Model No, 38. Watch her daily progreaa on our
HYERS BROTHERS. 115 N. Pitt st.
All Broken Lots of Ladies', Misses* and Children's
we will sell
This Week for 69c
regardless of cost, ranging in value from 75c to $2.50
KATZ'S. 400 KINO STREET. j
Barge Wiconlsco jtnt arrived with
Best W. A. Stove Coal
Now is the time to plsce ycu.- order.
107 B .nth Royal Si. Phooe 95-J
John P. Eobissojs, Geo. 8. French
Alexandria Fertilizer and
Fertilizer8, Fertilizer Ma?
terials & Sulphuric Acid,
Aak yonr dealer for the Alexandria Fer?
tilizer t\ Chemical Co.'s Prodncta.
Capaclty: 60,000 tons per annum
Princeas Htreet and Potomac River Whtfr
NOTR K.--Ua*riDg qu?lifL-d aa execntor of
the eatate of MARY II. LI'*T. daoewed.
all persoGB having c!ainia axainst tbe said
estate are herebf oot)6ed to preaent the same
tone daly verifird ir aetilemen'., and all
peraona indebtei to aa d eatate are hereby
not fiel U> make prompt payment of their
iudebtedntaa to me.
A good WHITE MA' forfthe stable at
i Raveo-worlh. Write to Mra. LEE, Rnrke,
Virginia. marll tf
Roae Buabes $1.0$ Per Dozen.
C. A. SHAFFEB A CO.
Bell Telephone 176. rnayt lw*
Fresh Country Butter, 30c
" " Eggs, 23c
Nice Virginia Hams, 25c
" 44 Shoulders, 20c
2,000 yards Embroidery
A. Q- THOMAS,
919 King Street.
E. S. LEADBEATER k SONS,
cutRa-ca o* _a__aa_-_a, Preddent,
?DWABD 8. lb_D3__T_B, Vioe Preaident,
iohox ___db_-TB_. 8ec. and Tre_tr_rer
Manufacturing Pharmaciata and Dealera in
PainU, Oila, Window Olaaa, Dyeatnfla, 8pi<-*a,
Draggiat's Fancy Goods'. and Specialtiee, Im
portei-a of Tooth Brnahea, Hair Bruahes, Per*
nmery, Olive Oil, Ac.
Agenta for John Lncaa A Co. . Tinted
Oloaa Painta, Maaory's liquid Colors and
Devoe's Lead and Zinc Pai_?.
Goods shipped the day order ls received
Qnoutiona furniabed by return mail. Cor
DROl^AL8--Propoaala_wiil be received
? until 12 o'clock noon i riday, Jane 3,
1910, at the < ffire ofthe City Engineer for tbe
furniahing of all ro--.erisl except pipe and the
conatrnction of "itrified clay pipe aewera on
sonth Columbaa atreet] from Wilkea street to
aboatSOO fee- nor''' ?* Duke *?"*?? ?mi oa
Duke street from Colnmbns atreet, to Alfred
atreet. The right is reser-red to retdjany
E. 3. LEADBEATER,
Caairman Committee oo Streets.
may 21 td
Sale This Week.
75 Women's Lawn Shirt Waist Suits, made of
fine sheer white lawn, trimmed with handsome
Swiss Embroidery; the cheapest in the lot are $3
up to $5.50, All go at $2 a suit. The waist or
skirt by itself is worth more than the price we
Trimmed Hats for Women and Children
Men's and Women's Umbrellas, worth $1 50,
$1 Wrappers, all sizes and colors, 88c,
Window Shades Made to Order
518-20 Street, Alexandria, Va.
BE SIJRE "
SEE OUR :
P080US Knit ??
* Kaufmann Bros, 412415 KING ST.
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YOU WILL ESJOV
Y-urself all tbroogh lifa II joa me caa
tioo. Give an attentive ear, aod
LISTEN TO US ABOUT
Aft>r liatenlog act od oar advice by buj
iog yonr sopplies of aa.
From t u ? atock.
HAMILTON & CO.,
323 KING STREET.
F. H. Harper la aole agsot for nor Plantation O'gar.
Virginia Safe Deposit & Trust Corporation
Authorized Capital Paid in Capital
C. J. Rlxey, Joh_ P. Robinaon, Thonaat J* Fannon, C C.Leadbeater
Henry K. Field, jht_ry Bsader, George S. Fiaiufc, J. K. M Norton
We act aa Executor, Administrator and Truatee. Isaue Fldel
Ity, Contract, Official and Judicial Bonds. General Banking and
Trust Business Transacted. Interest paid on Savings Accounta
We solicit the accounts of Banks, Corporations, Firms and Individ
uals, and oromiae liberal treatment conaiatent with aound banking
MEETING OF 8TOCKHOLDEB..-The
annual meetiog cf the etockbolders of
the A. J. BENNETT COMPANY, Incor
porated, will be held at tbe offices of the
cnmr>auy at 105 N. WrsHingtop aireet, Alex*
atdria, Virginia. on Tl'ESDAY, the 7th day
ol June, l'Jio, at 4 o'clock, p m.. for tbe
election ofofficera and directore. for the enea*
ing year anl for the traosaction of any other
baaineaa which may properly come before
G. L. BAKER, A.J. BENNETT,
No aaerepapering vour houae this tpring
Climax Wall Paper .Cleaner will make fhe
old paper look almoat like new. Get it at
I_adh*At*r'B. _?* a hot._
Trtnaes and; only tha beat. .ainds aold.
The Best of Everything,
A sure protection against
10c large package
616 King Street.
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