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Alexandria gazette. [volume] (Alexandria, D.C.) 1834-1974, November 02, 1918, Image 4

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DOUGLAS Fairbanks,
ii^He Cbmes Up S railing
The Picture Starts 2.15
Mr. Fairbanks portrays the role of a tramp in this picture and his smile and athletics are not lacking.
American Civilian Says Generalis
simo Talked Rapidly and Smiled
Frequently During Visit
I/ondon, Nov. .'.?"We found Mar
shal Foch in the center of a huge room
bonding over a b:g flat table, intent
ly studying; i irap through a read
ing glass."
These are the tfords of one of tho
Few American civilians who ever met
the Allied Generalissimo. For private
reasons h<; woulJ not permit his name
to be used, but he described his visit
to Foth's headquarters.
"The term 'Foch's headquarters' is
perhaps misleauing," lie said, "be
cause the Marsha1 moves about as his
plans require.
"But his headquarters when I saw
him was an eno:mous room on the
second floor of a huge chateau in a
quiet section of Franre. A moment
after we entered, he put down his
glass, turned a? d saluted and then
shook hands most cordially.
"A captain with him, an elderly
man,'acts as hiis interpreter. Generally
conversations through an interpreter
are stilted. But ';!ie captain was such
an excellent interpreter that our talk
\?a? free and natural.
"As the interpreter repeated our
words in French the Marshal's eyes
would twinkle e-nd he, seemed to bt1
urging ths captain to talk more rapid
ly with frequent quick expressions?
'Oui! Ouo.!'
"Likewise he would s. iile and utter
a quick. 'Oui!' when he caught a
familiar word or two of English that
gave him an ink lint? : s to what we
v/efe saying to tre interpreter.
"Gen. Foch is se 'ire-shouldered
?you. particularly notice that?and
sturdily b-.iilt. He is perhaps below
medium height, .but tbit isn't .so ap
parent. . .. .
"His face is 'studious?-that of a
thinker, ?nd he aas a most resolute
manner. His ?ve.s are steady and keen
imd a mass of tiny, deep wrinkles ap
pear about his /.yes when he smiles.
"When we left; he put on his cap
and came down stairs and outside
with us, although we asked him not
to.. ; . -
"All over Frarce General Foch is
now regarded as greater than Napo
leon?which is raying much, for
The body of M>'?s Margaret Dean,
the 19-year-old employe of the Bu
reau of Engraving and Printing, who
disappeared from her home, 1253 K
street, southeast, Washington, last
Tues'day, was found yesterday floating
in the river at the foot of Twelfth
street southeast.
lrrir.ing it an ath-n-j' a? Is1)or con
scription by intimidation and in ef
fect a blacklist, the National Federa
tion of Federal Employes yesterday
filed a protest against Secretary Dan
iels' recent circular forbidding resig
nations from the Navy Department
on penalty of the stigma "unpatriotic"
against the employe's record.
A truce between the Republicans
and Democrats of the Senate was ar
ranged yesterday which will permit
Congress to take a brief recess, be
ginning next Monday and ending No
vember 12. It is understood that the
Republican Senators who have block
ed all attempts to have both Houses
rdjouri. will interpose no objection to
the new plan.
Demobilization of th<^ American
forces in France after the war will
require at least two years, according
tc a statement issued by Gen. T. Cole
man DuPont, who has just returned
from a two months' visit to the West
ern front, tie conferred there with
high officials of each of the allied gov
'jmmcnts and brought this estimate as
the minimum expectation of the army
It was. predicted in authoritative
quarters in Pari.* late yesterday even
ing; that definite terms will be fixed
by the Versailles Supreme Council be
fore th<? week is over. In the same
quarters it is conjectured that as. soon
as a full agreement has been reached
on the terms a report v. ill be trans
mitted to President Wilson for ap
proval. The President *??'.] be request
ed, if he approve?, io i\)rv7nrci the
terms, to Germany, since the demand
came through Washing;->M
Expressing general satisfaction in
Postmaster General Hurleson's prom
ise of an early adjustment of tho
wage claims the electricians and op
erators of tho Chesapeake and Poto
mac Telephone Company returned to
work in Norfolk yesterday. The oper
ations of the- exchange were normal
for the first time in 21 hours.
In order to aid in the work or fight
campaign, 500 negro women of Nor
folk yesterday volunteered to the
Federal authorities to replace negro
men employed in light manual work
in office buildings, stores and indus
trial plants. Their wish to release
the men for.government work in the
fifth naval district. A thousand
others pledged to use their spare time
in the work of rounding up slackers
and loafers.
Only crippled traction and power
services are promised Norfolk for the
next four or five days owing to the
breakdown yesterday of the big feed
pump and the putting out of commis
sion of two of the boilers at the com
pany's main, nower plant. All trolley
service ceased/shortly after; noon, in
dustrial plants were forced to close
and stores and buildings, using elec
tric lights during the day were in
darkness for several hours as a result
of the accident. Several days will bo
required to repair the breakdown.
A street riot occurred shortly be
fore midnight in Norfolk Thursday
night when a squad of policemen at
tempted to round up a number of sail
ors. charged with disorderly conduct,
and attempting to loot stores. Pa
trolman A. T. Williams was instantly
killed by a pistol shot. Six danger
ously wounded sailors are in a precar
ious condition A company of naval
guards from the station and two com
panies of marines are now restoring
order and rounding up all sailors on
shore leave.
"Hempstead,'' one of the prettiest
residences in the Green Mountain
section of Albemarle county, was de
stroyed by fire at 3 o'clock yesterday
morning. Its owner, Royal C. Rem
ick, formerly of Detroit, and a friend
from Washington, D. C., the sole oc
cupants of the building, escaped in
their pajamas. The house was con
structed at a cost of $35,000. The
contents, which included some very
rare furniture, was valued at $30,000.
The loss is covered by $-10,000 insur
ance. The fire is believed to have
been caused by a defective flue.
As Result Transport Carrying B,0?)0
Trooos Reports But One Dead
From Disease.
London, Nov. ?A transport car
rying 0,000 Am-^ican soldiers, has ar
r'ved at a Brit.-rh port. During the
trip there were only fifty cases of in
fluenza recorded. One death was caused
by the di-:ease. The success achieved
in combating the malady was due, in
the opinion physicians, to the fact
that every man fore a cloth mask dur
ing the vjya^e.
ztA a present that will prace ihc
thro.it or the hand of a Queen. No
natter what pattern you may choose
from our line, you are sure of ?ettinf>
excellent workmanship and stone.s of
dependable quality, in addition to
crijrinal designs of the highest order.
Saunders & Son
We clean anything but your conscience
Satisfaction Guaranteed
903 King Street.
Phone 190
[email protected]????????0? .
Apply Today or Any Day Hereafter to
Employment Office - ? ? ROSEMONT
Keep your temper, gentle sir,
Writes the manufacturer,
Though your goods be overdue
For a month, or maybe two.
We can't help it. Please don't swear!
Labor's scarce and looms are rare.
Can't get yarns, can't get dyes;
These are facts, we tell no lies.
Harry's drifted, so is Bill;
All our work is now uphill.
So your order, we're afraid,
May be a little bit delayed.
Still, you'll get it, don't be vexed;
May be this week, may be next.
Keep on hopinr?don't say die,
We'll send your order by and by.
Country butter is at its best now
r.nd I am receiving a generous supply
daily from Midland and other sta
tions in Virgin.3. Come and select
rolls or prints at 55 cents per pound.
Also fresh eggs and groceries.
117 South Henry Street. Phone, 567w.
Having qualified as administrators
f the late Cleorg? Washington Lewis,
rotice is hereby given to all persons
indebted tc his estate to settle with
the undersigned forthwith, and all
persons having claims against said
estate will present them duly authen
ticated for adjustment.
Iniure the home NOW?don't de
lay another day. This is the season
in which most fires occur. Insuring;
through this agency means ABSO
LUTE PROTECTION at regular rate*.
115 Prince Street. Alexandria, Va.
For Sale.
For Sale?l-10np dc HOv 8G0 rpm
Colonial Motor, 2-10'ip dc 110v 0f>0
jpm Gen Electric motor, 1-7 l-2hp_dc
)10v lOGSrpm Colonial motor, l-ohp
dc llOv 950rrn: Westinphouse motor,
2-2hp dc llOv iL'OOrpm Westinphouse
notor, l-3hp dc llOv 9(>0rpm Crocker
Wheeler motor. 2-2hp uc llOv JoOO
rpm Roobins and Myers motor, 2-1-2
hp dc llOv 23oorpm Colonial motor.
2-i-2hp dc llOv Jenney motor. l-Ghp
dc llOv 9oOrpm Crocker-Wheel
direct, connected to 90 gallons per
minute Grulds Rotary Force Pump
No 1354,2-3hp dc llOv 9G0 rpm
Crocker-Whceler direct conr.ectcd to
2-50 gallons p'v minute Gould'? Ro- |
Ury Force Tumps No. 135L These j
motors and pumps are in first class
condition, so'ne of yvhich have b<? .
running up to last week. National En
rineering and Flecl-ric Cn., Plant. Bc
';.ir Road, Baltimore, Md.
X'Ko l-Tit ret T\i 0-tf-tp.tTioJ 1-1 <1 r> 1/
JL JLA iL jLjL ;J>L X ri ilLi O 11?-~X A-* 11 B S j>*.
Paid for in full
Strictly Union Shop
We kg to announce thai we have associated
with us as Superintendent J. H. Hudson,
who is well known in this city. All work
done by most skilled mechanics obtainable.
cvonaiti & tarr
Phone 499-W 106 South Washington St.
For Sale - - - - In Rosemont
Possession November 1st
Attractive 9 room brick building, toilet and bath?
large open fire place in living room, first floor hard
wood finish?sleeping porch, hot water heat.
Low Price to Quick Buyer.
Alexander Suter, Inc.
riPF'TPF'q 5^9 King Street' Phone 806
309 Cameron Street, Phone 495.
Pure Ground Meat Scraps
For Poultry
Telephone or Write Us for Descriptive Book.
Idfesas ??? ? : _ ~-l i IZjS $
The annual -meeting of the stock
holders of the Alexandria Water Com
pany wit! be held at the office of the
Company on the 4th day of Nevem
ler, 1D1S, at ton (10) o'clock a. in. fcr
the purpose of the election of direc
tors for the ensuing year and the
transaction of such other business n?
may properly come before said mect
?MY-td. Co. Uhlcr, Sccy.
XOTICE?Stockholders of the Po
tomac Shipbuilding Company, Inc., are
/ erehy notified that, at the request of
stockholders holding together at least
one-tenth of the capital r.tock of said
( cmpany, and by virtue of the au
thority in me vested by the by-laws of
the Company, a special meeting of the
stockholders of said Company is here
by failed to be hell at the Company's
office at 11!) South Fairfax Street,
Alexandria, Va., at 2:1)0 o'clock p. m.,
<m Monday, November 4, li)I8, for the
purpose of taking action for or against
the sale by the Company of the tract
of "(">.:}]") acres of land'owned by the
Company at Quantico, Va., together
with all buildings and improvements
thereon, :.rd any other of its real es
tate or other property that may be
ileenied advisable, and for the trar.sac.
Lion id' any and al: uusim-ss necessary
? :? desirable In connection therewith.
Goo. R. Collins, President.
A ttcst'
(Seal' Fred S Swindell, Secretary.
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| lie Woman's 1m
v* Effect I'rtnwvf 7t. 7418
Vut'Jrc 1m OH?i?C tVItfcont IVoilK
JUmtc Alexandria fur W/irtineJi/t.
? >1.?*5.00, Tf>.40. tfi.00. *6.10. (5.29.
?6 JO. S.40, *6.53, ".00. ?7.10. 7.20, ?7.<0
?7 36, 7.40, '"MS, ?7.611. ?:.r>r.. 8.0* *s.o:
?810 8 20, kS.30. 8.4n. 9.no, 9.if,. 9.4fc,
1~'*0, HI. 20. 10.40, 11.00 11.20, 1 1.40.
!?. k,?12.00, 12.20, 12.10. 1.0(1, 1.28.
1 XO i 40. 1.50. 2.00, 2.10, 2.20, 2.SO,
2 40' 2.60, 3.00. 5.10, 3.20, 3.30, 3.40.
I 50! 4.00, 4. 10, 4.20. 4.30, 4.40, 4.60,
6.00, 5.10, 5.20. 5.30, 5.40, 5.50, 6.00,
8 10 6.20, 6.30. G.40. 6.50. 7.00, 7.14,
"VSO. 7. SO. 7.40. 8.00. 8.20. S 40, *.00.
I.20l 8.40, 10.00. 10.20, 10.40, 11.06.
II.20, 11.40. A. M.?12.00.
? Except Sundays and Holiday*.
tExcept Sundays. f
Leave AlMfinilrln Kor Nt. Torso*
A. H.?T5.Sw, C.62, 7.65, 8.56, 1.(6,
16.36, 11.IB.
V. M.?12.56. 1.S5. 2.<5. 1.35,
I.S6, 8.16, 7 .36, 8.56, ?.JS. 16.I5, li.18,
? lixeno' 6wn<1an
Washington Southern Ry,
Schedule In Effect Juue 10. 1918.
For Washington ana point* nortb
rfjr'v S:08, 9:53, 10:03 a. m., 1.2:13,
1Z:28; 1:18, 2:5?, 3:: 8, 1U:13, 11:88
p. m.
Weelc days only, 6:20 p. m. Satur
day only 5:05 p. n.. and Sundays only
8:J 8 p. w.
For Fredericksburg, Fichmond and
points south at 3:35, 7:55 (local) and
9:47, a. m.; 2:27, 2:47, 5:17 (local)
6:17, 8:17. 9:17 p. m. daily.
Accommodation for Quantise at
10:50 ?. m daily and 2:53 p. in. Satur
days. Night train leaves 11:48 o. m.
daily for FredericV.'slure and inter
mediate stations.
NOTE?Times of arrival and depar
ture and connections not guaranteed.

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