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ISNOW To get one of those attraetive and complete ei?ht room mnd both houses. with a dry. br.?ht concrete cellar. furnace. MealSea place. gas and electric litfhts. and every modern convenience and a lot 180 feet deep. There is only one left Of those smaller houses in Rosemont. and you will have to de? cide quickly if you want to secure tbis last low priced house. and live comfortable and happy this cominfl winter. Ask any one in Rosemont how they like livin. there. They are all boosters, no knockers. F. L. Slaymaker, 313 King Street. THE ROSEMONT MAN. FOR RENT Store 602 King Street. Store Corner King and Pitt Streets. 322 South Patrick. ?2.00 224 North Pitt-.??;; ?$ Business and Residenee Property for Sale. Insurance of Every Kind, H ARRIE WHITEjN^toiJcoLwfl ESTABL1SHED 1870 THE RAMMEL CAFE ANNOUNCES FOR THe'fALL AND WINTER SEASON THE FAMOUS Cherrystone Oysters. Select Potomac River Oysters. and Reed Birds. EVERYTHING SEASONABLE. STATEMENT OF THE First National Bank of Alexandria, Virginia SEPTEMBER 1, WO. OFFICERS G. L. BOOTHE. Preaident GEO. E. WARFIBLD|Ca.bier M B. HARLOW. Vice-Prcaident J. J.GREEN. A_a.at.at Caah-r DIRECTORS GARDNER L. BOOTHE BENO T BAER, JR. M B. HARLOW FRANCIS L. SMITH GEO.? E. ^WARFIELD JAS. F. MUIR WALTER ROBERTS RESOURCES Loanq aad iiivcstmentB, 991S.12S.7S V. B-Bonda. l2iM??_? B?king Houae. .wi.m IMiefroinB-inksand Re BerTC Agents. Ifr.l.r.i Cash . .. . RMV?06 5 Per Cent. Fund. 6rfM0.00 $t:xi*M'><n LIABD-TIES Canlt-.l .1100,000.00 Surpluaand Prorita. W-?-;* ClreulaUon. I00.ooo.oo Depoalta. M1 ??_'/? Other Liabilitiea. HB.K1 $1^29.178.61 Tbtabaak with Iteampteeapttal and anrplua, Ita vteqatfa oquipraent -md -Mlltiea, aollelta tbe *.mt- of menuAi ui-era, wholesalera, ratailora and -dlThhrnla on tbe beet terma ?nal?tent rlth sound banking. Noaeeount too large <.nandled ?ttso.-'torllr. none too amall to be ?vi preotatod. When 3jym_ Fuel The consum; r m ist al vays 9? ire on the ac tual amount ot neat and com i t that is got ten for the nuney spent. We believe t'-.at out coonectione of long standing, coupled w:th tiie Lt /e amount of fuel that we buy, make it po V;ble for us to sell the very highest gradeso* Coal and Wood at prices that are cheapest to I ie consumer. A trial order <i our Coid a:-d Wood, oran opinion from some of o.ir sat _!ied customers, will prove that our .uea of putting quality first is correct W. A S-O ft & CO , INC. Orde: Offi. treet. Virginia Saf eOeposit&Trust Corporation ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA. AuthorixeJ Capital.. I1.0O0.00O. " Paid ia Capital. I300.0O0. DIRECTORS C. J. Rixey John P. Robinaon. Thomaa J. Fannon. C. C. Leadbeater. Heary IL Field. Henry Baader. Geur-jc S. French. J. K. M. Norton. Wo act aaExecutoi. Adminiatrator and Truatee. Iaaue Fidelity. Contract. Offieiat and Judicial Bonda. General Bankintf and Truat Buainea* Tranaacted Interaat raid on Savintfa Accounta. We aolicit the accounta of Banka. Corpora iona. Firma and Individuala. and promiae liberal treatment comaiatmt witk t*a_1 bat?iaf _etkode. ????? TUMMDAY KVENTNi;. xov. ' Bringing Her Round. Blngo (tlptoelng Into his wlfe's room, ln a wblsper)?I've brought three frlends home to dinner unexpectedly. Mrs. Blngo tagbastl-What! Blngo-Yea. I bave. Tbey're down atalrs Mrs. B'.ngo?You wretch! Blngo?Now, my dear, I couldn't get ont of lt. Mrs. Blngo (baughti!y>-Then you'll have to take the conscquences. Bingo-But Mrs. Blngo?You'll have to pnt np vrlth practlcally notbing. Blngo?That's what I told them Mrs. Btugo-You did? Bingo-Yes. I told tbem that they needn't expect a slngle tbing; that we'd serape round In the kltchen lf neeessary and pick up whatever we could and that. as I hadn't let you know, that was the best we could do. Mrs. Blngo-Wbat dld you tell them that for? Blngo?Ifs the truth, lsn't lt? Mra. Blngo-Certalnly not. As lf lt makes any dlfferenee to me how many frlends you brlng homel I'll show youI-London Tlt-Bits. Little Known Republica. Within the domaln of the United States on the North American contl nerit there have been dlvers independ ent republlcs. says Mary XX. Hazeltlne In Harper's Magazine, the very name of three of which ls known to but a few. now many Americans of today have beard. for example, of tbe com? mon wealth of Watauga. which ln 1772 waa organized ns an Independent com munlty by North CaroIInlans wbo bad crossed tbe Alleghenles nnd. descend Ing Into the basin of the Tennessee, had made thcmse'.ves homes ln the val? ley of tbe Watauga river? now many remember the commonwealth of Tran sylvanla, which was organized in the eastern part of what ls now Kentucky ln 1775 and which sent to the Cotitl nental congress a delegate, who. bow? ever. was not admitted? How many have heard of the short lived state of Franklln, or Frankland. which at a aomewhat later perlod wns self cre ated out of certain western counties of North Oarolina? A Remarkabl. Concert. A Carlabad letter calls attentlon to a remarkable concert which took place at the Spa on Aug. (>, 1812, a program of which ls Btill preservcd In the city archlves at that place. The cntertaln ment waa given -for the benefit of tbe sufferers by the fire which had lald waste Baden and took plaee at the Saechslscher Snal. The only perform era were Beethoven and I'olledro, who played thelr own compositlons. There were two planoforte and two vlolln solos and several numbers tn which both took part, says the writer. The account of the entertalnment also mcntions the fact that one of the inter ested listeners was ? "tall. elderly mni). wearlng a great blue coat, who eat perfectly erect throuRhout the per formance, never lookhig unywuere but at the stage. This wns Goetbe." The amount reallzed for the fund was about $200. The letter ends wltb. "Beethoven at the plano for charlty and box recelpta $200." A Dog'a Tongue. Have yon ever wanted to know wby a dog'a tongue lolls out of his mouth on a hot day or when he has been run nlng? People somctimes say tbat lt ls because he ls thlrsty. but that Isn't ex actly right. If you look at It you will see little drops of water dripping from lt Well, you know that when you get very warm you get covered with per .plratlon. The dog's body never pcr eplre8. When he gets hot all the mols ture comes out through his tongue. and aa the molsture on the tongue drles up the dog's body cools.?Phila? delphia Press. How He Took lt. *la training." said au Instiuctor le atbletlca. "tbe strlctest obedience ls re ajuired. Wbeuever I tbink of tbe the ory of training I think of Dash, who, after elgbteen years of married life. ls one of the beal and happlest bue bands t_ tbe world. "'Dasb.' I once said to bim, 'well, Dash. old man. how do you take mar? ried life?' "?According to directlons,' be re? plled." _ Tha Sixth Senae. In a primary arbool exammatlou ever which l once had the pieiisiirr to prestde one of the qoeathma waa with regard to the live K_Mfl. One of the brlght pupils handled the subject thus: "Tbe five senses are sneezing. sob blng. crylng. rawnlng uml coughlng. By the slxtb sense ls mennt un extra one which potue foUu have. This ls ?norlnn" Twnan'i Home C'ompan la_ Tho Woitar With Two Cara. A Cleveland party recently sojourn tng in ? TpronlO hotel declded to t.ik#* an antomohlle rlde about ?he city. They approached the extremely self conselous clerk and asked him where they couid secure a car. "Our head waltah has two, don't y' know," he replled. Tt took some little time to recover from tbis shock, but presently one of fhe party veutuped to ask tbe price. "Three an hour," was the nnswer. That was voted satisfaetory, and at larncheon one of the Cleveland?*rs tarned tn the nearest waitcr. "Who is the chnp that owns two antomoblles?" he asked. "1 am the cbap," tbe walter replled. and he thrcw sueh a freezlng empba -ls into the word "ehap" thnt it was falrly frost cracked. They flnlshe<I thelr luncheon before they "had enough courage to ask th? price. "Four dollars an hour." the wniter replled with hnnp-hty lndlfferenee. Then they went uptown aod hired ? very good car for $3 nn hour.-Cleve rand Plain Dealer. Lame back comes on suddenly and is extremely painful. lt is caused by rheuraatism of the muscles. Quick re? lief ia afforded by applying Chamber lain'e Liniment. Sold by W. F. Creighten and Rtehurd 6K?ioa. For Business Use There are a great maay places and occaslons when the posslblliiy of get tlng extra heat immedlately effects an economy by decreasing the discomfort of the worker. In the off lc., in the early morning or late at night, before or after the steamheat is on, it is of importance to have extra heat. In the bullder's outside office, ln the shipping room, in the checker's shack, on exposed lofts, In railroad stations, in studlos, the PERfectiO] J?V__ SafOK-l.n-?a\ Absotttttb smokeleu and odorlm I, oftcn . neoeaBhy. It I. aafe, smekeleai? and odorle,. Apply . ?j<jj. ^ wlck ci'.n be cleaned in an Inatant. . .. _ I, haa a cool handle and . damper too. . An indicator ^gpoin hc amount of oll In the fom. The fliler-cap lt ia put In like a cork In a bottle, and is attached to the font by a chaln. The burner body or eallery cannot become wedged, because of a naw de* .icelrf cons^oV/aSd cWquemly. lt can always be easlly unscrewed ln an instant for rewicking. ,_,,.,. ,..?? The Perfection OII Heater is flnished in japan or nickel. It la sfrong, durable, well made, built for .ervice, yet light and orn.mental. Dtaltn Evrnwkir,. !f r.ot at youn. itritt for dtser.ptiot eircular h i>.$ r.tartst agtncy of t*4 of Alexandria, Virginia CA PITAL. % 1 OO.OOO. SURPLUS, $ 125,000 Patrons of our Savings De? partment will please present their pass'books for theentry of inter? est to Oetober 1,1910, therein. The Rhodum Sidus. An amusiug story told by Hood de ecrlbes how a country nnrseryman made a large sum out of sales of a simplo little flower which he sold un? der the name of tho Rhodum sidus. This charming namo proved qulte an attractlon to the ladies. and the flower, became the rage of the season. It was one of those freaks of fasblon for which thero is no aecounting. At length a botanlst who found that the plant was not an uncommon weed re qur-Pted to know where the nursery man got the name from. He ellclted the following reply: "1 found this flow? er In the road besldo us, so chrlstened lt the Rhodum sidus." Tho Purist Lost a Sale. "I'ro Just happened to remember thnt my wife told me to get a tln pa" that will fO under the tceboi. Uave you any?" "No. slr, but we have some that can a>e shoved under the Iceboi. Won't that do Just as weli?" "I think not. young man. My wife ls a blt partknlar about my getting the exact thlng tbat sbe tells me to get 1 prosume 1 can find lt at some otbcr Btore. <'.ood day. slr."?Cbleago Tribune. Horse 8enae. During a hcavy downpour of rain an Irish farmer sent his boy to a dlataut ie!d to brlng home a horse. Some time elapsed, and the messenger returned with.'iit the horse. Fniher-Dldn't Oi send ye for th? borse, ye gamoch? Is your head ln your brogveal Littk Bflf (drenched to the aklni Sure, he was standln' in shelter as dry aa ye loike. Bedad, be knows moro than tbe two of ua. Too Empty. Bonney (morning of tho second day out)-Come. old boy. let'a go out on deck. Breakfast won't be served for half an hour yet. and I brisk walk on an empty stomach will do you good. Klabber (feebly trying to smlle) Take a walk on yonre. If you llke. chapple. Mine ls?ls entirely too empty.?Cbleago Tribune. In Art Circlea. "Tbat picture is by an old maater." the owner stated proudfy. "Umpb. umpb." comm< nted the crlt Ical vlsltor. "What waa be maater of r-Phlladelphla Ledgc ? Hia Advica. Sbe (after the embracel?Oh, how dare you: You have offended.me. What ahall I do? He?Er-why not "turn the other cheek?"?London Tatler. What Did It Mean? A notlce board ln a Scottlsb k_rk once bore, lt is said. the following alnaxing senteac*: "Tbis cburch ls UcensVd fOr tbe'Bolef Literary Firsts and Seconds. The youthful newspaper reporter who has vlsions of being a famous au thor is stlll wonderiug over the epi gram made by a successful coufrero when the latter uoted his dlsnppolnt ment over the return of a manuscrlpt. "I thought sur<\" said tlie reporter, with a sigb. "that that confounded sto? ry would sell. It's good stuff. lf I did write lt, and I am certalnly surprlaed that It came back." The successful writer grluned and then placed his hand on the other man's sboulder. "My dear boy," bo said. somewhnt grlmly, "there are only two stages ln the life of a writer. Oue is when he Ib gurprlsed Bt gettlng his storles back and the Becond when he Is surprlsed at not gettlng them back i'on're In the flrst; I'm ln the second And there you are." But tho reporter is still wonderlng. Phlladelphla Times. Eecorted Her Anyway. While Robert Browning and his son Barrett were living alone Iu Florence the son gave one afternoon an exhlbi tion of his new palntings ln the family drawlng room. To Mr. Browuing was asslgned thc task of meeting tbe gncsts. Late In the afternoon. wben the room was well fllled. there appeared at the drawlng room door a woman whose face was farnlllar. Yet Mr. Browning could not recall ber name. and be judged from hcr appearance that sho was not an iuvited jruest. There waa cmbarrassment on both aldes for a moment. nnd then tho wo? man said eacerly: 'Oh. plcase. Mr. Browning. I'm the eook. Mr. Barrett ?aid as I was to come and see his pret tv plctnr's." Whereupon Mr. Browning. offertng his arm. showed ber about tbe room with all tbe Bttentlon tbat he couid have bestowed upon n relgnlng qneen. Marely a Qu?tion of Comfort. "Now. doctor.'- c-omplnlu*-d :i liiliulous pntient. "my great trouble is eiephants ?Ink ones. Not that I object to ele pbants. you understand I like them, but tbey do crowd one so." ? Succesa Uagazlne._ Kindnese. Klnd looks, klud words. kind acts ?nd warm handshakes. tbese are see ondary means of grace when men aro ln trouble and are fighting their un seen battlea-Dr. John Hell. Hearing the Silence. Little Phyllls was at b concert. The leader rapped. and the buzz of conver eatlon ceased "Ob. mammn," er clalmed Pbyllla. "llsten to tbe hush!" Exchange. Tbere ia always room for a man of force, and be makes room for many.? Sffl?Bcn. OVERLAND AUTOMOBILES Are mmiBtootnred and lieenscd timlei the BflMflfll Patent The 1011 niodela are now ready for delivcry, and are the most attraetive line of eara in the wholo country. Consult us and get a car that will l>e a real pleasure to you. Myers Brothers, 115 N. Pitt Street y i .wy>-'-- ?.??..?.ii.*.i., ijm THOS. W. ROBINSON ^PQRTLANP^ Makes The Best Concrete For Sale by GEO. H. ROBINSON'S SONS, ALEXANDRIA, TA. ilersln Cemont, Llmo, Hair. Caloined Plastor, Wall Phuter, Terre Cottn Kewer! Pipe and Fine Lfning, Fire Bricks.fFIre Clav.i&e; Buy at the Start ?*/ ?^200. $10 cash. $5 per month. Virginia Highlands THE NEAREST AND NEWE5T. Scientifically planned for refined people ot 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 car fare Inquire of A. S. Doniphan, A. J. We.dderburn and Harrie White. BALLARD & LANHAM Washington Sales Office, 621 13th Street, Northwest CHp this ad; it leads the way. DRINK MICO WATER Exceptionally pure, clear as crystal and contains NO ORGANIC MATTER BOTTLED BY Mutual lee Company Mtai iw 23__?__3?SS?___?_ ______ MORE PIN MONEY the ladies will have if they buy their footwear for thetnaelvea and the family at Katz'a. You will not aave money on your purchaae but your boy'a and (firl'e ahoee will wear twice aa lon-f when they are made from auperior leather, well made and comfortable to the feet. Our atock of ladies' shoes ia an art exhibition in their beauty of outline and exquieite finish and general excel lence. When you need new footwear examine the beautiful atock of shoes at the store of A.KATZ,4S< iT.Tin) WEWATCH the WORLD renowned markets for precioua atones. That is why we can offer diamond and other gem mount ed jewelry below thr- regular price. As we buy none but first water gems we can sell no other grade. If you want to make a gift of good jewelry this is the place to get it. H. W. WILDT _ SON, Jewelers. 106 NORTH?ROYAL STREET. BELL PHONE 341. ?? Thiseutshewsa pair or "rwetneles *5H,h the lenses very much out of foerus. 1 he dots show the foeafeenterof the lenaes. which are the kind usually sold by travcling and out-rate optlelans. Sueh glasses arr very - harmful and are often tho eause of eataiaeta ? Our learseH. eround and aoeumtely eentered in our ??i__*i3^^ -_***H_f oorrkct. Columbia Optical Co,, Inc, Expert Optlcians, 008 Y Utreet Jftrthwest, Waahington, 1). t. R B-I am a meruber ofthe above firm Wontyoudrop in and let me ex plai'u this and other i_por_Bt Ik-tsabout glasaea? W. E. DIENELT, OPTICIAN, Ala-???- f"aiiJM Vrteee aareett aftflfTWf. aa. 9808889 *_____. <*ARa.xaa l. Boot__i. i M. *, M-iweir President Tlee Preafflaar. First National Bank Alexanmua, Va. DesigTuted Deposiiory ofthe United States. CAPITAL.$100,000 8URPLU8 AXD UND1VIDED PROFITS.fl7*,00g _ . Dlrectora: O. L. BOOTHE. M. B. HARLOW, O. K. WARFl-LD, J. F. Ml'lR. WALTER ROBERTS, B. BAER, Ja, FBANCLB ? sy"" ENTABLISHED MH. Burke & Herbert Modernly equipped for banking ia its various branf lu*s. Depoaitefl reaairad aubject to eheok at si-rht. (ollrotlons made on all points. HiKh-jjrado investment securitie* bought and sold. Lettera of Credit .ind Foreign Ex change furtiishotl. Saft* Depoait Boxes for rent ASartnjra I><M>artnieut in wblob ia tcreat ia allowed on depoaita. HASTE in selecting a flavoring ex tract 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 Eatabliahed 1792 _ STEAMERS _ Norfolk and Washington Steamboat Co. Kvery clav i'i tbfl .vear for Fort Mon r>><- Korfolc, Newport Newa and points soutii, via superb, powerful steol [>alaco steamers. fjQlfO Washington,6.16 p. ra. Loavi Alexandria 7.00 p. in. Arrive Ft. Moimies T.iWa. m. Arrive Norfolk 800 a. m. Arrive Portamonth ?.ooa. m. Leave Portatnouth 5.00 p. m. I^eave Korfolk 6.00 p rn Leave Ft. IConroe 7.00 p. m. Arriv<> Alexandria <;.:w a. in. Arrive Washington 7.00 a. m. Through connoetloDs made at Norfolk witli Bteamera of tlu- <?1<I Iiominion Steanubip Company lor New York and MSrchants' aud Mluer's Stcamships for Boston. Oeneral Tieket Offlce, IM Ulh St.N. W. Bond Building, Washington, D. *>'. Phone Main 18?t Seveuth street wharf. Phone Main 3760. A lexandria wharf foot of Prince street W. H. CALLAHAN. aprl lyr Oeneral Passenger Agent. Maryland Deiaware and Vir? ginia Railway Company. KPRINO SCHKDL'LE. Steamers ot this line loave Alexandria on and after M.-.v 18, I8t0, Every MONI'AY. WKDNF.SDAY and HATTRDAY :it 130p. m. FOR BALTIMORE AND ALL THK ISt'AL RIVER LANDIXOR Cuisim; aad appclntmenta uncxcoll-d. Freight f*>r Baltlmore, Philadelphia and New York solicitod and handled with ew_ Through rates and bills ol lading issued. Single fare to Baltimore, 82.50; round trip, $3."jO; statcrooms, one way. fll.SO. 8CeaU,00e. RKARDON & ORLMES, Agents. Foot".' i street SCHEDULE _ Steamboat Co. Effoctive May 9,1910. Steamer" Capital City." Leaves AlexandriaatG p. m. oa Mob day and Wednesday for Parham's Polnt and lowor river landings. Return rarly Wednesday and Fridav morning. Leave Saturday at9a m, for Koinlni and inter mcdiato landings, returning Sunday about 5 p. m. Steamer "Wakefleld." Leave Sunday, Tuesdny and Thursday at9a- m. for Wirt's wharf and all Inter mediatelandings. Returning leaveWirt'a wharf at 6 a. m. the following day and arriving at Alexandria about 4 p. m, Reardon & Grimes, Agents, Foot of Cameron Street Telephone No 50. JeH lyr H FT V . UXm*" E.V PY.rUlfl-WJE UF AN OLD NURSE. Mr*. Wlntrtow's Soothlng Syrup la the presorlption of oae of tho best feinaIe physielans and nuraea in the Unitod Statea, and has been u?ed for flfly years with never-illng snoceas by milliona oi mothera for their ohildreo. It relievea the child from pain, oures diairhoea, grlplng ln the bowels, aad wind colle. By giving health to the ohlld it reata tha oWWer. _*Ul.f4rT? oenu a IWtUe.