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!* "THE BUSY CORNER"
(p. SCattn &ons & ?.)
8TE ST. AND PENNA. AVE.
?One of the pretty new models just arrived, and included with the exceptional
Values at this price, is a chiffon taffeta silk, in a little basque
style, with a lucked girdle a. 1 touches of embroidery, iinished with two
ends to form sash effect in back- H as white Georgette crepe collar
plain, full skirt. '
?Other styles in the lot are new waistline effects, some that simulate
the slip-over style; some new pcplum models, new tunic and puffed
?Some are trimmed with stitching, some piped in white.
?Crepe de chines satins and taffetas chiefly; all sizes in the lot up to
46, though riot all sizes In all styles- Choice $16.05
! Kami's?Second Floor.
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A Bargain at Braddock
A handsome property consisting of substantial dwelling containing
three spacious bed rooms, reception hall, large living room, dining
room and kitchen, bath and pantry, front and rear porches,
stable and other outbuildings, electric lights, half acre of ground
fenced for gardening purposes, beautiful half acre lawn, fruit trees,
concrete walk and altogether one of the most desirable preces C;f
' , property within the city limits.
Can be purchased with very little cash.
Graham & Ogden
j 529 King Street Alexandria. Va
OUR SPECIAL OFFER
FOR A LIMITIED
$10. j | Q q>iu.
$10. SjM*l $10.
This first payment puts a NEUCO
Electric Range in YOUR home. ELECTRIC
COOKING is becoming more
and more popular and should appeal
1 to YOU. Our special rate for current
used puts the ELECTRIC
RANGE within easy reach of all.
Why not investigate for yourself.
524 King Street Phone 193
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H. W. WILDT & SON, Jewelers
106 IMortli Royal Street
19 Jewels-Adjusted to Heat, Cold, Isoch-.
ionisin and 4 Positions.
20-Year Gold-filled Cases. 12 or 16 size
The Watch with the Purple Ribbon
| We carry these well known high grade
(watches in stock.
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NEWS OF TsiS DAT.
The Italians Hammered- their waj
; farther ahead on the Gorizia fronl
in the last twenty-four hours. Or
the Carso plateau, far to the south
along the Adriatic, they flung greetings
of hot steel into the teeth ol
ceaseless counter-thrusts, with the
result that the Austro-Hungarians
1 could not regain an inch of ground.
Since May 14 Cadorna's armies have
taken 23,081 prisoners, including 60-1
officers, the Rome war office announced
today. The booty is still
Thirty-six thousand children of poor
Berlin families have been sent tc
East Prussia. Ten thousand of them
will proceed to Hungary to work on
the farms. The remainder will do
farm work in the territory devastated
by the Russian invasion of East
Prussia early in the war.
It will be a crime to show symptoms
of hook-worm if a bill to be
introduced in the Illinois legislature
is enacted into law. The bill provides
that all idle men in Illinois between
the ages of nineteen and fifty
years must join the army, go to
work or go to jail.
German submarine crews, after
sinking ships, are robbing survivors
at the point of revolvers , Capt.
Frederick L. Foote, of the American
schooner Margaret B. Rouse, declared
on his arrival at New York yesterday
with six members of his crew,
The schooner was sunk without
warning April 27 off Genoa. Italy.
Foote said the crew had barely
enough time to throw themselves into
lifeboats and pull away. The U-boat
approached, he said, and Germans
thrust revolvers in their faces and
robbed them of everything except
The British hospital shin Dover
Castle was sunk in the Mediterranean
on Sunday. She is the first hospital
ship reported sunk there since
Germany extended the barred zone
for such vcssells to the Mediterranen
Six men are missing.
Armed with rifles, knives, shotguns.
and clubs, 200 men and women
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laborers from a railroad construction
camp three miles south of Covington.
Ky., where a negro last Saturday
attacked Martha Uue, a small child.
At one time it was feared that a
mob would try to lynch a negro suspected
of attacking the girl. Signs
have been placed on trees and telegraph
poles bearing the inscription:
"Negroes, don't let another sun set
A movement that has already
gained considerable ground has been
begun by French and Belgian Free
Masons to diainternationalize Freemasonry
on the continent by the exclusion
therefrom of both German
and Austrian lodges. The argu
incut is put forth that neither the
Germans nor the Austrians have
shown the spirit of charity and fraternity
which is the foundation of
the principles of Freemasonry, but
have used their privilege of access
into French and English lodges for
the sole purpose of spying and betraying
the craft to whom they have
Emperor William recently paid a
visit to the Arras front, where he
addressed the German troops, exhorting
that they remain firm, say.-;
a dispatch from Berlin, quoting the
! ft is not becoming?nor
i safe for your health. Adc?
I ilesh to your bones and roses to your
checks by drinking a glass of this
delicious digestant with each ir.sal
PURE DIGESTIVE AMHATiCS WITH,
i SHIVAR MINERAL WATER AND SINGER
r^one your growi ?-?? ? ?
a dozen bottles. Satisfaction guaiapteccl
or your mbney refunded on
f.rst dozen used.
J Dottlcd and guaranteed by the celebrated
Shivar Mineral Spring, Shclton,
S. C. If your regular dealer
i car.nct eupply you telephone
F. S. HARPER, INC.
Wholesale ! "istributsrs for Aiczaadria
BEACH & WOOD
Wholesale and Retail Dealers in
Fish. Oysters.. Clams and Crabs
Corner of Xing- and Union Sts. .
Fish received daily from our nets an<
prices lower than the lowest.
To be convinced give us a
Country orders solicited and fcromp
tly attended to. Our terms?best re
Ii ferences or money orders.
Bell 422 ?Both Phone? Home 9
LANDRIA GAZETTE, WE
| Cologne Gazette: "The enemy, rely
jing upon his experience in th
' I Somme battle, together with an un
k j precedented supply of ammunitioi
1 i has been trying to break throug]
''German resistance, but our peopli
" and our army stand firm. How lonj
this may last depends upon God'
! will. We must keep firm while ou:
1 j comrades in the submarines cut' of
i the source of the enemy's life."
j One man was killed instantly yes
| terday and another was so severely
hurt that he died soon after beinj.
moved to a hospital when a loadc<
coal gondola ran down an incline ir
the yards^ of the Richmond, Freder
i icksburg and Potomac Railroad nea:
Bowe and Marshall streets, Rich'
j mond, and struck two other coa
j cars near the foot of the slope, thi
I men being engaged in unloading on<
j of these cars when the accident cc
I n?r> victim T.OP Shell
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thirty-two years old, met instan
: death. The other. M. D. Garrett
nineteen years oid, was rushed tc
the Retreat for the Sick and diet
there soon after being admitted tc
i Germany knew of the departure o.'
the American destroyer fleet for the
submarine zone before, or at least as
, soon as, the ships sailed. This was
made plain yesterday when Secretarj
of the Navy Daniels made public the
full report of Rear Admiral Sims al
London on the mining of the harboi
for which the ships were bound. This
report shows that German newspapers
printed news of the fleet's
sailing four days before the destroyers
reached England, and many days
before the ..lightest hint of the movement
was irnewn in America. The
waters for which the destroyers
were heading had been free of mines
for three months prior to the daj
before the American fleet's arrival
One of the first steel steamers tc
oc ouui oy an American smpya-iu
since America's entry into the war
is the 0,000-ton twin-screw steel
freighter Scandinavic. which left the
ways at a shipyard near New York
today. Contracts for sixteen ships
have been let at the same yards, and
it is hoped to complete all of them
within a year.
Details of the reorganization of
the army discipline in Russia as out.
lined by War Minister Kercnsky
were received yesterday in London,
and the new rules makes the Russian
army the most democratic in Europe.
The wording throughout the new
regulations is so chosen as to include
every one from commanding: generals
down to drummer boys.
"Russo-Rumanian attackers are expected."
Even the news from the
Italian theater was overshadowed in
interest and importance in London
yesterday by this sentence contained
in the German wai office report
on the operations in the east.
It flashed before the public imagination
the picture of a great drive
against the Teutons on a front that
the Germans have stripped to fill
the gaps in the west and the Austrian?
have stripped to stiffen the
backbone of the Carso and Gorizia
armies. A drive on this thinly-held
FOR RENT? Two Desirable Apart
ments?The Jefferson, 305 south S:
Asaph, splendidly appointed, con
veniently arranged and comfortabh
with every modern convenience. 53i
per month each, Graham and Ogdei
Alexandria, Va. 117-t:
WANTED? Help? Male? Wantei
men, or boys over 1(5 years of agi
for permanent or temporary health;
employment; conuoruiiMe surrounu
ings; hath; library; rest room, ai
opportunity for advancement. Cai
earn $3 per day. Apply to Mr
Pierce. Western Union i'elegrap]
Company, 1-101 F street, N. W.
Washington, I\ C. llo-tf
An intelligent person may earn $101
monthly corresponding for newspapers;
$10 to $50 monthly in spar
time; experience unnecessary; r.i
canvassing; subjects suggested
Send for particulars. National Pres:
Bureau, Room 423-1, Buffalo, N. Y
FOR SALE?Lots 002 and 903, Dc
Ray. At reasonable price, or wil] ex
change for used automobile. Shel
by Smith, Mt. Rainier, Mr., 120-0
FOR RENT?Attractive four roor
apartment, 919 Prince St. Stcar
heat, electric lights, large room:
southern frontage with window
also to north, east and west. App!
on premises. 127-3
WANTED.?Cook, white or coloret
Apply to the Quick Lunch; 31
King street, Alexandria. 128-ot
WANTED?Second hand stor
awning, frame and fixtures. Ar
dress J. A. Marsteller, Mt. Id:
j Alexandria Va. 128-?
WANTED.?A young lady clerk i
store, apply to A- S. Doniphui
corner King and Columbus street!
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FOR SALE.?One large black waint
case for books, one black walni
7 hall rack, for oarticulars, apply 1
X Y Z, Cazette ofice. 129-3
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DKESDAY, MAY 30, 1917.
-1 front would mean a belated realizae
| tion of the entente plan mapped out
- J at the Rome conference, a simaltann
> cous entente offensive 011 the eastI
a : ern, western, Macedonian ana ivies-J
2 j opotamian fronts.
s j BRAZIL REVOKES NEUTRALITY!
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e I Government Authorized to Seize In-1
terned German Ships.
_ I Rio Janeiro, May .'10.?The eham- \
j ber of deputies last night on its j
, j last reading unanimously passed the j
I bill authorizing the revocation of |
j j Brazil's neutrality in the German-j
_! American war. The bill was amendr
I ed so as to authorize the government I
_ to utilize German ships now in j
, j Brazilian ports.'
; j The executive is authorized by |
; | the bill to adopt measures abroad.
.' and to come to an agreement with j
. ,. H !
irJUriClIy iiuuujia umciouio^ i;
l! which will insure the liberty of;
! Brazil's import and export trade. i
,; To that end the executive is emj:
powered by the bill to revoke the
, | neutrality of Brazil in the war between
the entente and the central jj
pj empires as soon as the moment is'
,! deemed propitious.
.! The bill now goes to the Senate J
5 for action. J
j The chamber of deputies commis-!'
j sion's report urging ship seizures
I sets forth that Brazil hitherto has
. remained quiescent notwithstanding
; Germany's indifference of the rights
. of neutrals as well as belligerents. |
; It speaks of the torpedoing of the j
.' Parana, which brought about the j
; rupture of diplomatic relations, as a!
. crime for which there was no excuse.'
, The attack on the Tijuca is charac- j
II tcrized as even a more glaring ex- i
: hibition of Germany's contempt for
ri the rights of humanity, and as an in- j
fringement on the rights of a nation i
, J which has been most modest in its j
I! acts and most scrupulous in obscrv- j
.lance of the legal requirements of'
l' neutrality. !'
j! During the debate in the chamber'
J the greatest enthusiasm was shown.
; | The galleries were crowded with
j members of the diplomatic corps
, J and other prominent persons. A |
_ J pacifist deputy who attempted to
speak was interrupted by other deputies
who cried: "The Germans tire
AN ORDINANCE TO REGULATE!
THE EMPLOYMENT OF PERSONS
FOR SERVICE OR LABOR
OUTSIDE OF THE STATE" OF
j Be it Ordained hv the City Council
of Alexandria, Virginia:
Section 1: That any person, firm I
or corporation, or agent or employee'
of such, which shall employ, contract j
to employ or advertise to employ,!
any person for service or labor to ncj
performed outside of this State
shall- before employing, contracting j
to employ, or advertising to employ j
such persons, pay an annual license
tax to the Citv of Alexandria in t'-e j
! enm nf five hundred dollars. fSoOO.-l!
!00). to be collected as other li-jl
!cense taxes and not to be prorated; J
I and before employing such person;
! shall enter into a written contracti
j with him in accordance with the;
: provisions of the following section.!
i Section 2: That any contract forj
j service or labor to be performed
j outside of this State which shall bei
j made by any person, lirni or cor- J
novation, or agent or employee cf (
-'such and shall be in writing, and shall ,
'set forth therein the place cf pro- j
"loosed employment, the service or!
M Inner to lie performed, the scnedule b
. of wages, the hours of work, tr>cj
]i conditions of service anu oninlny-j
"intent- and whether or not any labor j
troubles or strikes exist, or are anil,
tici pa ted, at the proposed place ofj
2 cmnloyment; such contract shall be;
r made in triplicate, and shall be sign- j
" ed by both parties and shall contain1
a guarantee of employment, in ac-,
" jcordance with the terms of the con-!
j tract, immediately opon arrival at j
1J the proposed place of employment.;
'IThe original copy shall be sent to the
" j State Commissioner of Labor, the !
j! duplicate copy being retained by J
j the person, firm or corporation, orj
i agent or employee of such, who is
Cl offering employment, and the tripliJ1
cate copv given to the person em-,
. I _i I
sj Section 3: That betore such per- j
son. firm or corporation, or accent or;
employee of such- shall make any|
, contract for service or labor, as
provided in Section 2, a bond con-:
* | ditioned for the Jfaithful perform- |
-j ar.ce of all the requirements of the
t: contract, in a penalty cf not less]
- i than one thousand dollars, (.>'1,000.- j
n!00) shall be given with some surely j
oj company authorized to transact busi-i
?, | ness in this State, as surety thercr.n!
s| "Section 4: That any person, firm!
y or corporation, or agent er employee;
t- of such, violating any of the provi-j
- sions of this Ordinance, shall, upon
h I conviction thereof- be fined not ic.ss!
8 than five hundred dcllais, fS"?OO.O0K!
?, and in default of payment of such
~:fine, shall be imprisoned not less I
e! than three months or more than six)
bj Section 5: This Ordinance shall
?t| he in force from and after its pass~
j age. Passed the Board. of Aldern!
men May 22, 19IT.
" F. F. MARBURY, President
Passed the Common. Council,
May 22d.' 1917.
- " HOWARD W- SMITH, President,
it j Approved May 29. 1917.
it J THOMAS A. FISHER, Mayor,
t-1 DANIEL R. STANSBURY, C. C.
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King and Pitt Streets Alexandria, Virginia
Ladies' White and Colored Wash
We are displaying in the Ready-to-Wear Department,
on the second floor. An unusual Variety of
Ladies' White and Colored Tub Skirts, made of the
Newest and Best Wash Materials.
New White Tub Skirts?
Each $1.00, $1.50, $1.69, $1.98, $2.50, $3.50, $3.98,
New Colored Tub Skirts?
Each $2.50, $3.50, $3.98, $4.98, $6.50.
Women's New Khaki Sport Skirts,
New Spring Pictorial Patterns, at Pattern Counter, each 10c,
15c, 20c, 25c.
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CAN OFFER VERY LOW rR "ICES.
LEADBEATER DRUG CORPORATION
300 King street. Alexandria, Va.
GET THE MOST FOR YOUR MONEY
We arc selling and hanging wall Paper?all 1917 patterns? at
the lowest prices for which the work can he done. Let us Save
Money For You. Paper from 3 1-2 cents per roll up.
H. A. MUDD, 129 S. Fairfax St.
We want to dispose of 50,000 rolls of Wall Paper. We will do your
paper hanging at a very reasonable price. Ilave it done before the
busy rush starts. RAW LETT WALLPAPER STORE, 301 King Street.
HI ; Justice
,|yLj|||j I Coffee!
l^g?aii|gB j' Ask Your Grocer
^|^F2ro"TO X~ "
Pure Ground Meat Scraps
Telephone or Write Us For Dcscrip live IJook.
ALEXANDRIA FERTILIZER & CHEMICAL CO. J
: FOR RENT :
3 \klrheHniM sPoiiI'StI 41 AnoH-imanic s
a ff ?LgCti "VOUI Vl^ tiuvntnu s
a One 5 room and bath apartment for S20.00 per month, and one small ffi
.'J room and bath apartment; for Slii.bO per month. These apart- s
B mer.ts have all rnoo'ern improvements, electric, light fixtures, 01
a gr.o ranges, cabinets, hot and cold water connections, anrtor ser- ?
[j] vice etc. See. s
? Monroe & Marbury ?
a 307 King Street Bell Phone 444 a
tf ffl i B S 5>i SI IN Sti
f',m" 1 11 A \
"1917 Liberty Loan"
Details of the new "War Loan" having
been announced we shall be glad
to take definite orders for these
Bonds at once without any charge
BURKE & HERBERT, Bankers
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Alexandria National Bank
of Alexandria, Va, tenders its services and banking facilities,
without charge or commission, to subscribers to the LIBERIA
t na v ioi7 ,.,j i?, t;w. United State Government.
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The Alexandria National Bank has already subscribed and
, paid for $100,000.00 of this loan for its customers.
j Judge C. E- Nicol, President, W. II. Smoot, Vice- PreKi4e.it.
J. L. Perry, Cashier
j | CAPITAL $100,000.00