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ISNOW To get one of tho.e attractiveand complete eight room and both houa" with a dry. -rk'ht co .crete cellar. furnace. open fire pUce! gsT.nd electric light,. and every mod.rn convemence and a Iot 180 feet deep. There is only one left ,.d live comfortable and happy th?. com.ng w.nter. Ask any one in Roseraont how they like living there. They are all hoosters, no knockers. F. L. Slaymaker, 813 King Street. THE ROSEMONT MAN. 322 South FOR RENT Store 602 King Street. Store Corner King and Pitt Street*. Patrick. $12.00 224 North Pitt $8.50 $8.00 '"?>??-.-?- aiOoO 828 Commerce. Z_"_J 328 8. Patrick Business and Residence Property for Sale. Insurance of Every Kind. 628 King Street HARRIE WHITEaC: tetheCor.ofWash ESTABLISHEX) 1870 ?THE RAMMEL CAFE xmoimas for iss eau *~ ?? seasok the famous CHerrystone O-OJJ ?J* *??? *~ ?> ~* EVERYTHING SEASONABLE. STATEMENT OF THE First National Bank of Alexandria, Virginia SEPTEMBER I, 1910. G. L. BOOTHE. President M. B. HARLOW. Vice-President CFFICERS oEO E. WARFIELD. Csshiet J. J.GREEN. Aasistant Csshier DIRECTORS GARD ER L BOOTHE BENO T BAER. JR. M B. HARLOW FRANCIS L. SMITH GEOlE.*WARFIELD JASJFJMUIR WALTER ROBERTS RESOURCES Loans and Investments, $?ft.]|%-^ C.aBoods. l--;'v n Banklnjc House.....? ??? '3.291.61 HuefromBanksandRe- ? serve Agents. lgffiS 5,000,00 -_""?"". a-.ei2.05 i ,wn ...... ??????? r rvv> nn 5 Per Cent. Fund. 11,329.179.61 LIABILITTES CapiUil.????? Surplusand Pronts. $100,000.00 1S7.741.24 ?'l""."?- ?- 10000000 Clnwlattoa. qiTww Doposit*. Vw>"?i Other LlabillUes. 102-81 fl,329,179.01 Md bc ilitlcs. ?1"t?;ne Jf con!<iStcnt with sound baa-lns. mBdio^o?t"^ S^S"^.^ -at.-1-atort.r: -o- too small lo be approciated. When Buying Fuel The consumer must always figure on the ac tual amount of heat and comfort that ia got tea for the money spent. We believe that ou" connections of long standing, coupled with the large amount of fuel that we buv, make it possible for us to sell the very highest gradesof Coal and Wood at prices that are choapest to the consumer. A trial order ? >t our Coal and Wood, or an opinion from some oi our satisfied customera, will prove that our idea of putting quality first is ee**eet W. A. ?M00T & CO., INC Order Offlce, 529 King Street. Virginia SafeDeposit&TrustCorporation ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA. Authoriac Cspiul. ai.OOO.OOO. |Paid ta Capital. 1300.000. DIRECTOR5I C. J. Riaey. John P. Robinson. Thomss J. Fannon. C. C. Lesdbestcr, Henry K. Field. Henry Basdcr. Georfr 3. French. J. K. M. Norton We act as Executor. Administrator and Tru?tee. Iaaue Fidelity. Contract. Offjcial ind Judicial Bonds. General Banking and Trust Business Transacted Interett paid on Savings Accounta. We ?olicit the accounta of Bank*. Corpcra ioni. Pirtnt and Individuals. and protniac liberal treatment con*_tent witb floaai toakrnf mcthod#.J| WfDSESDAY EVENIXO, NOV II Ths Two Plea Rnth. who noa been married Just two weeks. lives Ui a llttle rtat and tbere keeps houae for her lordand roaster Sbe has read a llttle and Is wlse be yond ber nlneteeu years Ou Sunday after their dlnner bad been served by tbe wlfe she went to tbe kltc-en and returned witb a pumpkin ple ?'Wbat- tbat" a*fced the L and M. "1 made a |.?wi*in ple yesterday." bb wlle auswt-r .1 ddly. He attarfca- Ihe ? nfeetlon wltb a knife and i..rk um ???md aoi make aiuch aradwa) awJ ?'- about to de ciare hlmeetf wbea Knt- annennfed: "1 have iinoMier in Uie pantr> dear. Vour looilwr aeiii .me over yesterday " Sbe tben pr.du.e.l the second ple. whlcb waa as tender und appetlzlng as the Qrst bad been toufib nnd unsavory "Tbat's aomethlng like lt.' he aaid patronlzingly 'Ot course you couidn't expect to becomo ei|>ert at once. my dear." The girl laugbed "You'ro eatlng the one 1 made now." sbe said. Aod ln her diary for the day ls written: "An ounce of preventijn is wortb a pound of cure."-Portiand (Me.? Ex presa._ The Hip Joints. Tbe cup and oall socket and the air ttgbt valve were flrst used ln tbe bu? man body If our hlp Joints and srnis were not provided wltb air tlgbt sock eta we should get too tired to contlnue our work for any length of time ln Just holding these llmbs togetber by muscles. It ls the pressure of the nlr wblcb holds them ln place. nnd tbus all physlcal effort ls avotded. In tbe varloua air tight Joints and sockets found ln the buman body one may flnd nearly all the mechanlcnl principles tn volved ln the air brake or tbe use of compressed air for a tliousnnd differ? ent thlnga. Some may ever that ua ture did not discover ball beurlngs. a mec-anical devlee whlcb has revolu tlonlzed tbe veblcular world. But the princlple ia almoat developed ln tho ball of the leg bone and the socket of the hlp. whlcb are made so smoot h and are so well olled that tbey allde backward and forward wltb practlcal iy no frlction. Marrylng For Votea. Marrying for votes was a devlco of old time Britisb eleetion agents. As the law stood before tbe refortn act Of 1832 wldows of freemen 011 marry? lng again made tbeir second husbands freemen and therefore voters. At eleetion tlmes wtdows were conse quently paid handsomely to go Uirougb a formal marriage witb a soteiess bacbelor. wbo, for a considcratlon, slmllarly agreed to support the candl date. Tbe pair were married. the man voted according to lnstructions. aud then be and his wlfe. standlng on either side of a tombstone. said. "Death us do part" Witb tbis ilterai fnlflll-ent of tbc matrlmoniai vow tbey regarded tbeir marriage dlssolv ed. At the last eleetion ln Briatol be? fore 1832 a hundred women gavo votes to men. *_ A Literary Light. A short time ago a well known writ er of London. remembermg that be bad never read the uoncanonlcal books. went out tn searcb of a eopy aud lo one bookshop after nnOtber drew blank. At last he went to his owo par tlcular newspaper sbop. which also dealt ln Bibles and ligbt llterature "Have you tbe Apoerypbn?" he asked For a moment the young woman be hlnd the counter was puzzled; tben. brlgbtening. sbe aaid, "la lt a weekly or a monthlyr Acrea and Bible Lettera. It has sometlmes been stated that there are more acres ln Yorkshlre rha.i tbere are lettefs In tbe Hlble A per son bearing tbe statement for the ttrst time ls incllned to doubt it, but lt is true, all tbe same. Autborltles dlffer aa to tbe exact acreage of tbe county one giving it as 3.8S-.848 and another as 3.771.843 But tbe number of let ters Iu the Blble ls said to be 3.5GG. 480, so the acres beat tbe lettera. with somethlng to spare. - Ixmdon Notes and Querles. On tho Wrong Side. A teroperance missionary ln Glasgow left a few tracts wltb n young wotnnn one morning. Calllug at tbe same house a few days after. he was ratber dlseopcerted to flnd tbe tracts dolns duty as curl papers on the head or tlie damsel to whom he had given them "Weel, my lassle." be remarked. "I see ye bave used the tracts I left wl* ye, but," be added lu time to turu con fuslorj Into merrlmenL "ye ba' putten tbem outslde Instead of lnsldo your head." _^__ The French Horn. The Freneb born. or cor de chasse, ls regarded by aome muslciaus ns tbe sweetest and mellowest of all the wind lnstruments. In lleetboven's time It waa llttle olse than tbe old huntlng born. wblcb for tbe convenieuce of tbe mounted buDter was arrauged ln splral convolutlons to be sllpped over tbe head and carried restlng on one sbonl der and under the opposlte arm. Tbo Germans still call lt tbe waldhorn that ls, "forest horn." No Occsalon For Alarm. Said a nervous lady to another lady, at wbose bouse sbe was making a call, "Are you not afrald tbat some of your children will fall into that clstern ln your yard?" "Ob, no*." waa tbe compiaeent reply. "Anybow, tbat's not the clstern we get our drinklng water from." Napoleon'a English. Napoleon I. began to leam Engllslf at St. Uelexia. aud there ls rt letter ex tant from bim wblcb begins: "Sin.-r Rlxt week I learn tbe English nnd l M< not any progross. Six week do fourty and two days If mlgbt bave learn flvty word for day 1 could know lt n<t thousands and two bucdred." Lucky Dog. "My wife is excessively fond of bei poodlo. Actually. I'm beginning tc look on it ns a sort of a riral to me." "Say, you're lucky. I'm only a son of a rival to my wlfe'a poudle."-Kun aaaClty Thnea, You Can Work Near a Window in winter when you hive a Perfec tion Oi! Heater. It is a portable radiator whieh can be moved to any part of a room, or to any room in a house. When you have a ?CRFECTIO] Snokcuss __>IL MfcATtii Abtolntfly smoktkm aad aaVriaM you do oot have to work cloae to the stove, whlch Is usually far from the window.- You can work where you wlsh, and be warm. You can work oa du!I winter days in the full light near the window, without beinf chlllcd to 'the bone. The Perfection Oll Heater qulckly gives heat, and with one filling of the font burns steadily for nine hours, without smoke or smell. An indicator always shows the amount of oll in the font. The flller cap, put in like a cork in a bottle, is attached by a chain. Thla heater has a cool handle and a damper top. The Perfection Oll Heater has an aafocoatle-locl-taq flame spreader, whieh prevents the wick from being turned high enough to smoke. and is easy to remove and drop back, so the wick can be quickly cleaned. The burner body or gallery cannot become wedged and can be unscrewed in an instant for rewicking. The Perfection Oil Heater ls flnlshed in japan or nlckel, ls strong, durable, well-made, bullt for service, and yet light and ornamental. Deoltrt Emryvktri. lf not et ycttrs, urili for detcrtpcir* drtkUr to ihe nearist agtncy of the Standard Oil Company f_MSPflNtf-f) i-or RentiFor Rent 1J14 King Street. Fine Store Room. $25.00 801 DuVe St.eet. 10 Room Brick and Bath. $25.00} 1450 Duke Street. Store and Dwelling. $25.00 424 S. Washington Street. 11 Room Frame and Bath. $20.00 1000 King Street. Fine Store Room. $ ls.oo; 1305 King Street. 7 Room Frame. $15.00 1700 Prii cc Street. Ws 6 Room Frame. with]gocd dcep lot.| $12.00| 601 S. Alfred Street. 7 room Frame, $12.00] 1827 Duke Street. 7 Room Frame. 112.00 335 S. Patrick Street. 6 Room Frame. ?10.00) 337 S. Patrick Street. 6 Room Frame. $10.00 127 Prince Street. 8 Room Brick J $10.00 eOl'.S. St. Asaph Street. Store and Dwellinf. $6.00 314 S. Henry Street. 6 Room Frame. S8.00J 407 Queen Street. 6 Room Frame. $8.50f ! 619 S. Patrick Street.t 6 Room Brick. $7.0? John D. Normoyle KING AND ROYAL STREETS. Cottage Park ADJOINING BRADDOCK HEIGHTS AT BRADDOCK STATION City Water?Electric Liglits~Fire Protection We offer for sale, at very reasonable prices and on exceptionally easy terms, several desirable and up-to-date homes, with large lots, in this choice sub-division, whieh we cordially invite your inspection. Salesmen will be on the ground every Sunday, or inspection by appointment any time. M. B. HARLOW & CO., INC, EXCLUSIVE AGENTS, 1410 H Street Northweit, Washington, D. C. Phone Main 2498 scpJP tl John Ahern & Co., Corner Prlnee and Commeree Btreet' WHOLESALE tf RETAIL GROCERc and dealers iu PURE WINES AND LIQUORS. Country produee received dail;.. ou, i.K-k of i'lair, and Fansy (iroeenes. em i,racea overythlng t<> l?- had in thia line. We bold I'argeH ln UnltedStateB liond ,l irarehonseand can. ia -to.-k vairtdua ? ra:i(U ofthe beal PURE RYE AND MALT WHISKIES laade. Hav.- also In BtoreBuperlorgradi oi Poreign and Amertean WINES. ALES.BROWN STOUT. tfc Batta?etlon Ouaraaaaadaa aa Prlee and i)u_ity. W. A. Johnson & Co., |b.k OOrner Cameron and KoyaiHtreew WHOLESALE GROCERS General Commia-ion Merchanta and dealen in ALL KINDS OF LIQUORS. Have on hand Gibson'a XX. XXX. XXXXandPnreOld Kye.oid Cabinet ind Monogram Wblsklee; also Baker s md Thompaon'a Pure Rye Whisk.es to which they Invtte th.- attention of the Ot?ira from tlie country' for merohar ? li-.. shall r*.Ive prompt attention. ..ignments of Flonr, Orain and Countrv Produee Bolicited, ror whicn they tiiarantee the hlgheat market pricea .nd prump rxiurnsi_r_ -"l, l-. I < - .> I A l 1. 1 A \ 1'A 1 _K- -7 I am no? prepared to ree-ivo the ttate tazea for the year 1910. ^The atten ,.,n of i_?p_ye? ,^ respectlully ealled.t mportaaceoftMUj ng the same prior December l, ?to, as oo that date * itenalti of tive per eent u ill bo pdded to .11 unpaid l.ilK an.l iheir colleetion rn loreed as required by law. TBWMA- W. ROBINSOX, eeVH s??d tl?T -Te-searer. By the box, pound or tab let, with envelops to match. Si\Dyson&Bro BOOKSELLERS and STATIONERi 508 KING STREET. Next to Opora House. General Insurance Agency. Laurence Stabler Room No. 4. Burke bf Herbert Bldg. Tho companies ropresented in this office havo assets or orer $100,000,000. Amonj: others ore: Hartford Fire Insurance Co. Liverpool bf London bf Globe. /Ctna Insurance Co. Northern Asturanee Co. Springfiali Fire bf Marine. 1 rompt attentle- aivan toadjUfltns?at ofIos?esas*d-_n -Hrtors eonnfloled wittj siurssM. xr?OTKTftAT<7RT<rN ? T T clp^A\ XV persons havlne claim* apainst the estate ofJO^KPH 1UIKIFUS. deceaaed. aro requosted to present tho same, prop orlv'.iuthonttoated, to thr undcrsisrned, and aU pewonH indebted to said estate aro requiretl _ make immediate pay nient. R- H. COX. Sent e_nt Adnp*. ?f Joeepb ?r*?fus, deo'd. OVERLAND AUTOMOBILES \re manufacture.l and licensed under the EMdea Patent. The 1911 modela are now ready for delivery, aad are<he meet attractive line of ears iu the whole ?oiintry. Consult us and get a ear that will be n real pleaaure to you. Myers Brothers. 115 N. Pitt Street HOS. W. ROBINSON ATLAS QemenT MakesThe Best Concrete For Sale by GEO. H. ROBINSON'S SONS. ALEXANDRIA, VA. alers In Cemont, Lime, Hair. Calcined Plaster. Wall Plaster. Terrs Cotta Sewer Pipe and Flue Linfnsr, Fire Brleks.rFire Clav. *o Buy at the Start ^'^So.; $10 cash, $5 per month. Virginia Highlands THE NEAREST ANL\ NEWEST. Scientifically planned for refined people ot mo-det 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 Office, 621 13th Street, Northwest Clip this ad: it leads the way. DRINK MICO WATER m ~~* Exceptionally pure, elear as crystal and contains NO ORGANIC MATTER BOTTLED BY Mutual Ice Company Dscar F. Carter's New Store No. 505 King Street. Wholesale and Retail. AU purchaaea for one week of 50c and over will receive one aouv.nir tumblc of Alexandria free. XMAS GOODS Received today a line of B. 4. H. Manuf-Cturing Co. solidbrasa goods, smok ing sets, tobacco jars, ash trays, ink stands, blotters, calendars, cigar jars and lighters, stationery holders, candlesticks and book racks. Newhne of toilet sets. A new line of fancy glasswaie, largest line of eut glassware ever on this market. French china, Austrian, German and American china open stock. Fine hne of deco rate l lamps and globes, hall and library Lamps. All kinds of house furnishings. Call snd select anvthing, have them put aside for Xmas. Tbiseutabowsa pair o#_naaetaelee with ihe lensea very raueb outoffoeua Jhedota <how the food eenterof the ler?ses, whleh ,,-.- tbo kind usually aoW by travellnf and ciuvrnte optlclana Such rbwaes are very -u i-v- - harinfui and are often the eaatye ?\ .-auir.u- s ? ,, , loiuMi irrotind nnd sceunitely cwntered in our aud um.-, aerieua trouble*. ' '" Va,^\Vf V AHsoi.l I ELY COBRKCT. maiiufactiiriiiB department. are ??? I AhAMr.n Columbia Optical Co., Inc , Expert Opticians, tM 9 Wliael Northweat, Waahlngton, l>. t. V B-,aman,eni.,croft.,e:,l,.vet!r,n Wontyoudrep in and let me C plainthia and other imporiant r_ett about gtaeeesf W E. DIENELT. OPTIOAN. __ sundays by Alexandria Offlco. 514 Prince str.-.-t appointment, alter"~0 p. m. *cplt tlm _________________________ BUILDING MATKK! \i.. [KSTABLISIIKD 188.] Henry K. Field &Cb., Suecessors to JOSiAH H. D. SMOOT. LUMBER and MILL WORK OF ALL KINDS. Lumber, Cement and Plaster. Offlce ind Yard 116 N. Union street. F-Ctor? No. 111 N. Lee street. Mfetflrtrf ??llvflrfld FAasV ia she ?lty. 1 \MuFFKKIN(i FOR SALE EXTRA '**" FANCY BRISTOW CREAMERY BUTTER 38c Pound. I guarantee every pound to glv*,K_u>, faction. Fresh and Smoked Afeat.'' Groceries and Farm Products* of ?)1 kinds. Telephone orders jrlven V>rompt attentlon. Free dellvcry. \ F. C. PULLIKI Corner Queen and Koyal strcot*. Phone, Bell,*L, Hosne *7W _ ..__? Oar-xe* U Bootbk. ] M. B, H_?_#w President I Vice Prw?Jde_t First National Bank Al.-XA.NDKIA, Va Designated Dcpository of the United States. CAPITAL.1100.000 SURPLtS AND INPIVIDFD PROFITS.BJ Direotora: O. L. BOOTHE. M. B. HARLOW, O. E. WARFIELD, J. F. MI IR WALTER ROBERTS, B BAERJa., KRANCI8 I. RV ES'I'abliniikd lafifl Burke & Herbert Alodenily equipped for banking in its various'branches. DflMflftflfl reeeived subjeet to cheek a* sight. Collections made <m flJI points. lligh-grade investment securitles bought and sold. LeitflSfl of Credit and Forelgn E_ ohangc furnished. Safe Doposlt Boxes for rcnt. ASavingg Department in whieh l_ U rest Ik allowed on deposit*. 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, whieh you Lnow is good and pure. aod in whieh there is abso lutely NO WASTE Established 1792 STEAMERS _ Norfolk and Washington Steam boat Co. Kv.rv <l:iv ih tbfl JTflfl* tott Yorl Moii roe. Norfolk. Newport News and |M)ints south, via supcrh. powerful stcel palace tteamer*. l.ia\c W?hlnrtn-fl tft p m. I^eavc Alexandria T.oop. m. Arrive Ft Monrocs 7.00 _. m. Arrive Norfolk BjOOfl. m. Arrive I'orlMiionth 8.00 a. BB. l.eave Portsmouth 5.00 |). m. Leave Eorfolk 6.00 p. m ? Leave Ft. Monroc 7.00 p I Arrive Alexandria 180 a m Arrive Waahington 7.00a m Through oonnecttons made.it Norfolk with steamers of the Old Dominion RteamflhipCompany for New Vork and MSrchants' and Miner's Steamsliips for Boston. Oeneral Ticket 0000,730 Hth St.N.W. Hond Bulldinf, Washington. D. C. I'hone Main 1690. Seventh street wharf I'hone Main37fl0. Alexandria w harf foot of PrlHOfl street. ty, II CALLAHAN, aprl lyr General PlBflMiajflf Agent. Maryland Delaware aod Vir? ginia Raiiway Company. SPRINO SCHEDULE. Steamersol this line leave Alexandria on and after May !">, 1910, Every MoNDAY. W'fcDNKNDAY and BATURDAY at4-0p. m. FOR BALTIMORE AND ALL THE 17BUAL RIVER LAXDINGR Cuisine and appoiutinents unexcelled. Freight for Baltimore, Philadelphia aud New York solicited and handled with oaaa Through rates and bills of lading issued. Single fare to Baltimore, B2.9); round trip, *:i.iV); staterooms, one way, Bl.fiO Meals, 50c. REARDON & GRIMES. Agents, Foot of Cmneron street. SCHEDULE Potomac & Chesapeake Steamboat Co. Eflcctlvo May 9, 1910. Steamer'4 Capital City." Leaves Alexandria atC p. rn. on MflSV day and Wfldnflflda) for ParbaiB's Point and lower river laudiugs. Retiirn early Wednesday and Friday iriorniiig. Leave Saturday a"t!i ? m. for N'omiui and inter mediate" landings, returning Sunday about 6 p. m. Steamer "Wakefield." Leave Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday at9a.ni. for Wirl's wharf and all intcr mediate landings. Returning leaveWirt s wharf at *; a. m. the following day and arnving at Alexandria about 4 p. BB. Reardon & Grimes, Agents, Foot of Cameron Street. Telephone No. 50. }?H lyr Otterbum LithiaandMag nesia Springs _ WATER Greatest known Water for Dyspep ?_. Indigestion. Kidney and Liver Troubles. Leading Physicians endorie it snd tes tify to ita great merit. Frank Warfield, Orvggkrt.