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Two of the choicest and best built dwellings in the city of Alexandria locat? ed ol North Cofumbu, Street. between Queen and Pr.ncea. Streets (Court Hou.c wuare^elch houae contains eight room. and every modern convenience. includ ing hot water heat. electric lighta and concreted cellara. Delightful two atory brick dwelling No. 1215 Duke Street. cont.ining eight rooms and bath and large side lot. Fine two atory frame dwelling No. 817 Queen Street. contains aix rooma. all in splendid condition. Good stablc in rear. De.ir.ble two atory frame dwelling No. 427 North Columbu. atreet. con taining aeven room. and and bath. A good renter. Cozy frame dwelling No. 306 South Fairfax Street "ntaining ?* ?*"??? AlwlJJ reaJed and E a good ten per cent inve.tment on the price a.ked for th.. property. Good two .tory frame dwelling No. 823 Oronoco Street. containing .,x room.. Good investment. Further partieulars of John D. Normoyle KING AND ROYAL STREETS. STATEMENT OF THE First National Bank of Alexandria, Virginia SEPTEMBER I, 1910. OFFICERS r I BOOTHE President GEO. E. WARFIELD. Ca.hier S.B.S^V:?:Ld.n? J.J.GREEN.AMisuntCa.hier DIRECTORS GARDNER L. BOOTHE BENOIT BAER, JR. M B. HARLOW GEO. E. WARFIELD JAS. F. MUIR WALTER ROBERTS FRANCIS L. SMITH RESOURCES Loans and Investments. |M5,1->???; V. S. Bonds. l2M??'S Bankinir House.J.-u.oi Due from BankaaadRe- ,__,__ ?erreAgenta . 'S'is? (??lv(,. ......I-.I'.. . l-.rCent.Fuud. .r>,000.00 $1,329,170.01 LIABILITIES Capital.-.?.,2?'2_?'S? SurplusandProflts. &>]&* Ciroulatlon. ISV'S?'? Deposlta.... 94i,3i-..^ Other Liabllities. 102.81 11,329,179.61 This bauk with its ample eapltal and surplus. its adequato ^?'P?ent and f p.litips BOUeltB the accounts of inam.fapturprs. wholesalers. retailers a iulividuals on tbe beal torma ponsistput with sound banking. No aeeount too BU* to be handled satisfaptorily; none too small to be apprpelatpd. Virginia SaieDeposit&Trust Corporation ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA. AuthorieedjCapital. 81.000.000. Paid in Capital, 8300.000. DIRECTORS . . ???*_? I**,-.-,.. 1 Fannon. C. C. Leadbeater. Henry K. c. j. ai-.^M*S3J^^i,Sa i. k. - n~_ eound banking methods. For Sale-City Houses 2-story Corner Brick. ~Siddar~d. Hot Water Heat. tK-T-tffi __S_rtf?)S?S 85<?>??-? ,("50? 3-story Brick. South Side yard. On Washington Street. Let Us Show You The?e Properties. F. L. SLAYMAKER 313 King Street. ESTABLISHED 1870 THE RAMMEL CAFE ^~f"?* - ' '' ANNOUNCES FOR THE FALL AND WINTER SEASON THE FAMOUS Chenystone Oysters. Select Potomae River Oysters, and Reed Birds. EVERYTHING SEASONABLE. If You Want a Good Meiinal Rye Whisky?the Right Kind? WAKEFIELD RYE ii what you want. Al?o try some of our fine Imported Wine. and Gin. Lowenbach Bros., T1IURSI1AY EVKNTNO. OCT. ? Tha Dear Old Fraude. Thoae old. pleasant, Incocent ftaude of the circus are not practlced now? the lmposlng trve barred gatea tbat aa the horse npproached them wero alop ed Into lnsigniflcant wattles and the rlngs tbrough which the slgnorlna pur ported to leap, but whicb ln rcallty were lnslnuated over lier by compllant attendants. And then there was that venerable Jockey performance, the cul mlnatlon of which was a leap from the rlng to a standlng position, albeit at an angle of thlrty degreea. on the horse's back. In the old circuses ll was the custom of the horscman t* miss the crownlng Jump two or three times ln order that a fiercer flame of lnterest mlght be kindled ln the audi ence. After two fallures the band would stop (always the presagc of a moment of straln su[?reme), the horse's head would be loosed. be would be urged to a greater pace, and the feat would gloriously succeed. Then what a crash of brass and outburst of de llght In the building. ln*-olving even the staff and rlngmaster ln the expres slon of ecstasy! Those old, slmplo daya!?Cornhlll Magazlne. Remarkable Inatinct. "Bvery time 1 go shopplng I thank heaven that 1 have a good business head," said the woman who boasts that her qulck wlt always savcs her from flnanclal loss. "A saleswoman came very near gettlng Into trouble today over a belt I bought The only thlng that saved her was my business lnstlnct. Flrst I bought a belt for $1.25 and paid with a two dollar blll. In handllng my chanpe the girl drop ped a quarter into the papar and boxes that strewed the floor back of the counter and could not find lt Of couree I could have held her account able, but she looked so tired and wor rled that I hadn't the heart to do that, ao how do you think we settled it?" Her husband gave lt up. "Why," said she trlumphantly, "I Just exchanged my $1.25 belt for a dollar one, and neither of us lost any th,n*-" , ,. ,A "Remarkable lnstlnct, my dear," said the husband, and she smlled over his approval.?New York Sun. Bernard Shaw'a Excuae. Bernard Shaw was Invited to a ban quet ln bonor of the sculptor Rodin. He sent the followlDg letter as his er cuse for not attendlng: "For me a bonquet to Rodln Is qulte superfluous. I have already taken measures to assume Immortallty for myself by nttachlng my name to that of Rodln. Henceforth In every ency clopedla you will read, 'Bernard Shaw; subject of a bust by Rodln; otherwiso unknown.' "If the bust ls lost, broken or apolled. so much the better for me," he con tlnues. "They will speak of tho lost Bernard Shaw of Rodln,' as today they speak of the lost Athena of Thldlas. Nothing can be more beautiful than the statues which no one ever saw. Therefore I have done all that ls neces sary. 1 can get along witbout ban quets. You will only bo Rodlu's bosts. I bave tbe honor to bo his model."? Dramatic Mlrror. The Unreality of Opera. There are people who stlll complaln of the unreallty of opera, who cannot subject themselves to Its illuslon. And lndeed the Illuslon of opera breaks down 11 everythlng ln it Is not kept at the samo dlstance from reallty. In that world of muslcal expression we must never be suddenly lowered by any lncongruous detall Into the ordl nary world of prose. Reallsm, the at tempt to work upon the emotions by complete iUusion of reallty, Is dlsas troua ln opera. If the scene ls a rail? way station we remembcr at once that people do not sing when they are catchlng tralns.-London Times. The Music Waa Fatal. A New York politician once found lt necessary to attend an entertnlnment at an orpbans' home, and he was hav? ing a bad time of lt. The seleeUon by the boya' band was partlcularly dls tresslng. Turnlng to a frlend, the poli? tician said wltb a sbudder. '-No won der they are orphans."?Success Maga aine._ A Money Saver. "But you are taklng considerable rlsk ln letting your young men owe two or three weeks' boar'd." "Yes, there is some rlsk," answered the boarding house keeper. "But then, you see, tbey worry over lt so that they lose their appetites, so I save money in the long run." Diplomatic. "1 believe our boy is n born dipio mat" "Haa he shown extraordlnary ablllty as a prevaricator?" "Well. no. not tbat exactly, but he can cheat other boys in trades and make them think they are getting all the bsst of lt" Napoleon and Woman. Napoleon 1.. who a_ a great ad mirer of female talent when its owner dld not. llke Mme. de Stael. direct it against hlmself. used to say. "There are women who bave only one fault viz, that they are not men." ,* __ Man and Woman. When a man -rets Into trouble tbn flrst thlng he thinks of ls. "How shall I get out of this fix?" When n womau geta into trouble ber flrst tbought is, "How shall I best bear this mlsery?" ?Wlnlfred Black. Cheeky. "Doea Wlnks take any magazines?" "All he can get I don't daro to leave one lylng around."- Blrrningham Age Herald, Hoarseness in a child subject to croup is a sure indication of the ap proach of the disease. If Chamber? lain's Cough Remedy is given at once or even after the croupy cough has ap peared, it will prevent the attack. Con? tains no poiaon. Sold by W. F. Creigh? ton and Bichard Gibson. In Bad Fix "l had a mishap at the age of 41, which left me in bad fix," writes Mrs. Georgia Usher, of Conyers, Ua. "I was unconscious for three days, and after that I would have fainting spells, dizzinessj nervoMness^ sick headache, heart palpitation and many strange feehngs "I suffered greatly with ailments due to the change: of life and1 had.3 doctori, but they did no good, so I ccncTuded t0 %inacedU?king Cardui, \ anrso much better and can do all my housework." mCARDUI The Woman's Tonic Do not allow yourself to get into a bad fix. You might eet in so bad you v/ould find it hard to get out Better take Cardui while there is time, while you are still in moderately good health, just to conserve your strength and keep you in tip top condition. In this way your troubles, whatever they are. will grad ually grow smailer instead of larger-you will be on the up-grade instead of the down-and by and bye you will arrive at the north pole of perfect health. Get a bottle at your druggists* today. THOS. W. ROBINSON ATLAS L pORTLANdT DemeNT Makes The Best Concrete For Sale by GEO. H. ROBINSON'S SONS, Al.EXAXnRIA, VA. .leraln (enieiit. I.ime. Ilalr.C'alcineil Plaster. Wall Plaster.Tcrra Cotia Sewcr Pipe and Flue Lining, Fire Bricks .1- Ire Clav.iAc. STEAMER8 Norfolk and Washington SteamboatCo. Kvcrv dav ln tbe jreat for Port Mon roe. Norfolk. Newpo'rt News and poim BOUtta, vi.'isuperb. powerful Bteel palaee ateamera. Leare Waehinftoi_flL48 p. m. Leare A.ieranaria 7.00 p. m. a rrlve i-'i. I [onroea 7.00a m. Arriv, Nor'olk 8.00*. in. Arrivc Portamonth 8.00a. in. Leare Porta?outb ?"'."> p. m. Leave Eoriblk 6.00 i>. m. U'ave Pt Monro,- 7.<?> p. in. Arrive Alexandria &J0 a. 111. Arrive Washington 7.00 a. m. Through eoniici-tiotis made at Norfolk with ateamera of the OW Dominion Steamahlp Company for New Vork and MSrcbanta'and MTner'a BteamaUpa for Boston. .___ ... General Ticket Ofltee, T20 14th St.N.W . Dond Building, Washington, l>. <? phone Maln IfiBO. Beventh street wharf. Phone Maln-?v Alexandria wharf foot ofl'rinco street. W. H.CALLAHAN, aprl lyr Oeneral Passenger Agent. Maryland Delaware and Vir? ginia Railway Company. BPHXNG SCIIKDI1.K. Steniners ol this line leave Alexandria on and after May l.'>, 1910, Brery MONDAY, WKDNESDAY and ' BATURDAY at 4-0 p.m. ' POR BALTIMORE AND ALL TI1K D8UAL RIVER LAKDMG8. Cuiaine aud appointmenta unexcelioa. Freighl for Baltimore, Philadelphla and New York BoUcIted and handled with oare Through rates and HIM ol bidlne laaued. . Single flareto llaltiniore, $2.50; round trip. ffiJCO] -taterooms, one way, fl.50. Meala, 60c. REARDON A GRIMES, Agent*. Foot of Cameron street. SCHEDULE & Steamboat Co. IflijilllMl May :?. K?10. Steamer" Capital City." LeRTN Alexandria at 6n. m. on Moii d.iv and Wedneaday for Parham a Point nnd lower river landlnga Return Wedneaday and Friday morning. L_*ve Satnrday atOa m, Ibr Nomini and inier medlate landings returning hundaj aboat ?'? p. m. Steamer "Wakefield." I^avesimdnv. Tueaday uadThoadaj at:?a. m. Ibr Wlrt'a wharf and all _h?ter medUtelaiidlnf>RemrongleaveWirta wharf at 8 a. in. tbe follow ing day and arriving at Alexnndria about 4 p. m, Reardon & Grimes, Agents, Foot of Cameron Street Telephone No. 50. HM lyr BUILDING MATERIALS [ESTAIILISHKK UB.] Henry K. Field &Co., Bneeeeaosa to JOSiAH H. D. SMOOT. LUMBER and MILL WORK OF ALL K1NDS. Lumber, Cement and Plaster. Offlee *nd Yard 115 N. Union street raeturj No. Ill N. Lee atreet MaterialDelivercdFREEln the city. MEETING8. A QKNERAL <)H CALLED 1IEET* _ 1N<; of the stockholdera ?.i tbe WASHINGTON, A RL1 NOTOJH A PALLfl CHURCH RAILWA1 <<>M P\NV will i.e hdd at the prineipal oi Iflce ofthe Company atMt Vernon, Vir* .?inia ot. WEDNESDAY, October 12th, 1910,attwo-tblrty o'cloek p. m.,rortne purpoae oftaking into conaideratlonana v..tin" on a joint agreement entered In? to by tl.e boarda ..i direotora <<i the Wasblngton-Virginla Railway Company, tbe Waabington, Ariington * Ealla ciiurch Rallway Coinpanj and ttaeWasn [neton, Alexandria AMt Vernon Rall* wav (?oiiiiianv.i'or the merger or ponsoli dations... sai.l coi-poratlona Bv order Ofthe Board <>r Direct...-;. JOHN W. RICH, Secretary. aapttftd A( OIK_BA_ORCAUJpMEFrLVQ _ ofthe Btoekboldera of tbe \\ A8H IN(iT..N.Al.KXANI)KIAA MT. VKR \'..\ RAILWAY COMPAITI will be heldat the prineipal offlce pf the Com ..an\ at Mt Vernon. \ irglnia, on WED NESDAY.i ictober 12, 1910, at twoo erocB j, m for the purpoae oftaking into eon sideration an.l voting Ofl ajouit Bgree ment entered lato bytbe boarda ofdi reetors ofthe Waahington-A irg.ma Rall? way Compaay, the Waahington, Arllng u>n_ I'aMs Church Rallway Comnaay, and the Waabington, Alexandria* Mt. Vernon Railway Company, f?r the mer -reroroon-wlldaUonofsaldcoTporatlonB Bv order of the Board of Dlrectora ' JOHN W. lMTT'H'K Secretary. sep26 td_ A CALLED ORBPECIALMEETLNG ofthe Btockholdon of the \\ ASH I mOTON-VIRGINIA RAILWAY COM* 'PANY will I.e heldat the prineipal ol Bee ofthe oompaay ln the town ol Falla Church, Virginia, atS o'cloek p.m., pn WEDNE8DAY, October 12, 1910, for tbe purpoae oftaking Intoeonalderation and votingona Joint agreement enteredJnto bytbeboaraa >.r direotora ofthe Waab ineton-Vlrginla Railway Company; the Waahington,Arilngton A FaltaChurch Railway Company, and the Wai t.m. Ah-xandria.V Mt. Vernon Ibiilwav Oompaay, for the mergeror eoaaouda tlon ofaald eorporatlona Bv order ofthe Board of Direotora ii. PARKER, Secretary. Beaaatd _ General lnsurance Agency. Laurence Stabler Room No. 4. Burke ? Herbert Bldg. The poinpanies rppresented in thlfl offlee have aaaeta of arar 9100,000,000. Among other- an : Hartford Fire lnsurance Co. Liverpool ti London tf Globe. yttna lnsurance Co. INorthern A.surance Co. Springfield Fire 6f Marine. Prompt attention giT8H to adjustment oflossesandall matters conneeted with lnsurance._ H. WATTLES Manufacturer of FERTILIZERS OKKICK AM9 UyBK 11V117 X. ROYAI. BT. Dealer in Hardware. Paints. Agricul tural Implements. Vehicles.Harness, Field and Garden Seeda. wARKiioi-.-. -oi n lNi'.N axaaav, oa I.INK HK.?.l'THi:i:X ItA.l.WAY. Also Grain, Hay, Straw andallkindsof MillFeed Will always keep in stoek the hlghest grade of these articles. Ani.alarhlan F.sposltlon, Knoxvllle, Tenn., Mept. Ii-4)ct. 12. Oreatly redaeed far.? aeeenat above oeeasion on sale via Southern Rallway 10 to Oct 12, inclusive. Troin all prineipal Virginia pointa, ineludii.fr j Washington, D. C. Final limit Oet 13 Call onnearest agent orwriteL.s. Brown General Agent,70615th street northwest Washlugton, aV ?., for ftBl partTfiVJTar about fares, acbedules. etc. Ladies! Here's the Most Interesting News in the Paper. It tells of the new creations in women's wear fresh from the hands of artistic designers and tailors. Even now each day sees admiring audienccs thron* ing our suit department, eager for a first glimpse of these de sirable offerings. A Complete Assortment of Prin cess Coats, Ladies' & Misses' Coats is the eenter of mterest. We know that you will be interested for these well-know garments occupy a plaee distinctly their own in women's garments. Don't buy your fall garments until you have seen PRINCESS. You owe that much toyourself. Our line of MOURN ING SUITS is especially strong, prices ranging from $12.98 to $29.98: same prices prevail in the colored suit line. No Charge For Alterations. Our altering department is under the supervision of Mrs. N. C. Elsom (formerly of Woodward ?? Loth rop's), a most competent fitter and alterer, which in sures for you a perfect fitting garment. D. Bendheim & Sons. 316 KING STREET. OVERLAND AUTOMOBILES Are tnaniifaetur.il and lieetised under tlie S-lden I'aient. The 1911 niodeh are now rendy for ilel'very, and are the most attraetive line of ears in tlie whole country. Consult us and get a ear that will be I real pleaeure to you. Myers Brothers, 115 N. Pitt Street ? ? ? r: W. A. BMOOT k C()., IHO. LUMBER ?fc M2IXW0BK, AI.KXAXDRIA. VIBOINIA. Your Watch Will Never Keep Cor rect Time if it needs cleanintf. Most likely that'sthc reason it haa been losintf time lately. Step in and let ua look it over. We are cxperts in watch repairintf. All our work ia tfuaranteed. and our chartfes are alwaya the lowest. H. W. WILDT & SON, Jewelers. 106 NORTH ROYAL STREET. BELL PHONE 34:. l$S_ in the Garden Sub urb. Lots $200; Buy at the Start $10 cash, $5 per month. Virginia Highlands THE NEAREST AND NEWEST. Scientifically planned for refmed people of mo-der ate means. Come Saturday or Sunday afternoon. See the Morrill style damp-proof cement houses, poured in steel moulds. Live at Virginia Highlands and save time and ear fare Inquire of A. S. Doniphan, A. J. Wedderburn and Harrie White. BALLARD & LANHAM Washington Sales Offlee, 62113th Street, Northwest. Clip this ad: it leads the way. FOR RENT Store 602 King Street. Store Corner King and Pitt Streets. 322 South Patrick. $12.00 224 North Pitt. $8.50 527 North Alfred. $10.50" ?28 Commcrce.... $8.00 8288. Patrick. I$?00 -121 South Alfred. $/.50 Business and Residence Property for Sale. Insurance of Every Kind, HARRIE WHITE,^8,^fct"U FIXAMMAL OaRDSKU ... H.H.THK, j M . B . 11 AUU.W Pieetdeat \ Ice Preeident First National Bank Al IX \M>ll! A. Y.\. Designatrd Dcpository of the United Statcs. CAPITA1.1100,000 HURPLC8 AND CNDIVIDED PROFTTB.*l7r,.000 Direetors: (i. L. BOOTHE. M B. IIAKI.ulV, <;. _ WARFIELD, J. F. MUIR. WALTER ROBERTS, B. BAER.Jb., ii; \n< IS i. BK*~~. E.STABL1SHK1) Hffl, Burke & Herbert Moilernly equipped for banking in ita rarious branch. - Depoaltes reeelTed subject to eheek at slght Collectiona made oa all poiata Hlgb-grade invcstnipnt spcuritiea bougntand Letters of (redit and Foreign _8> ohange furnlBhed, Safe Depoalt Boxesfor rent. ASavinu's l.epan.r.ent in which in? terest is allowed on deposiw. HASTE in selecting a flavoring ex traet just because the label is attractive often MAKES you wish you had just told your dealer to send you Leadbeater's, which you know is good and pure, and in which there is abso lutely NO WASTE Estabtiahed 1792 Keep Cool Electrically Bieetno Hghta d?. not heat up the roooa. Electric faoa will luing Uai po<>i- . ing brec/.es <>f tl.e country into your store or room. Klectric imns have the heat eentered at 0D8 pla.e. and that i< the place that ia oa I. \jb\ IU give you figures OO its I Alexandria Electric Co. 524 King St. FOUXDERS AND MACHINISTS J. &, H.Aitcheson MACHINISTS AND ENG1NEERS Agents Gray Gasoline Motors Engineer and Machinista' Supplies. Pipe. Pipe Fittings. Valves. tfc. Blacksmithing & Repairing Promptly Executed. Alexandria tron Works FOUNDRY. MACHINE. BLACK SMITH AND STRUCTURAL IRON WORK. We make a specialty in rcpairs to Gasoline Engine*. Motorcycle. and Automobilea. We solicit yourjorder. on (all kind. of Iron Work. Bell Phone 53. WASHINGTON OFFICE. I 514 Evan. Building. Phone|Main|7324 Otterburn Lithia and Mag nesia Springs WATER Greatest known Water for Dyspep sia. Indige.tion. Kidney and Liver Trouble*. Leading Phy.ician. endor.e it and te. tify to it. great merit. FraBk Warfield, Druggist. John Ahern & Co., Clllliar i'rine.' an.l Commerce Str WHOLESALE tf RETAIL GROCERS and dealers in PURE WINES AND LIQUORS. Country produee received daily. Our Htock of Plain and Fancy Groceries em bracefl everything to be had in this lina, We hold largely in Cnited Statoa l.ond rd warehouse and earry in stoek varioua brands ofthe beat PURE RYEJAND MALT WHISKIES m.-uie. naveMi-o in BBotwaaapailaigiadoa of Foreign and American WINES. ALES.BROWN STOUT. Ve Satls&ction Guaranteedas to Price aud Quality.