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RICHMO ND T H E A TR E
1 TODAY
D. W. Griffith's Mig'hty Spectacle
The Birth of a Nation
A brilliant, vivid, stirring masterpiece
with
HENRY WALTHALL,
LILLIAN GISH,
WALLACE REID
ROBEDT HARRON
ADMISSION?Nights, beginning 6.30, adults 40c. plus 5c
war tax; children 25c plus 1 c war tux. Matinee, Adults, 25c
plus 3c war tax; children 15c plus lc war tax.
TOMORROW
Mm. Fox presents
Gla-dy"? Brockwell
in a tale of the upper and under world
Pitfalls of a Great City
The story of a woman's regeneration and rise
from the crime-tainted environment of the
slums
Also PATHS WEEKLY NEWS
Showing the world's latest events
-ENJOY THE WONDERFUL MUSIC OF THE PIPE ORGAN
INGOMAR T M E A T R E
TODAY
Montagus Love
in
Tine Osroucln
and
Episode 4 of
"THE TIGER'S TRAIL"
Danger Signal
TOMORROW
The beautiful and talented-Artcraft star
Els le IF'er'ffososn
in
Ffeart oi tine "Wilds
A picture that will make you smell the ever
green pines and feel the thrill of adventure.
Also a CHRISTY COMEDY
?^ -, 4$
Only Theatre in City Cooled?Ventilated by Typh oon System.
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Matinee and Ni^ht
DOUBLE BILL
Paramount Presents
Pauline JFrederielc
in
Madame Jealousy
A unique theme grippingly presented
Also
WILLIAM DUNCAN
in
THE MAN OF MIGHT
Come early Admission 17 cents
20 per cent Cooler
TOMORROW
Vitagraph ] >lue Ribbon Feature presents
Harry T. Morey
in
Time Mlr&g of Oiaro.ora.cisf
He tried to die, but even the ocean spurned him be- ^
cause he was leper. See this remarkable production. ?|
Also a Comedy
Then The Streets
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THEATRES
fill AND THEATER
Beautiful Pauline Fred prick is to
bp seen in her latest Paramount;
photoplay. ''Madame Jealousy" at the
Grand Theatre tonight. "Madame
Jealousy" was written by George V.
Heart, author of ''Experience," ''Ev
ery Wife," ami other allegorical
plays, and was directed by Robert
Yignola. In it Miss Frederick por
trays brooding ''Jealousy" am! sym
bolically carries out her part in break
ing up a love affair between twc<
young people, Charm and Valor. Va
lor is played by luwiusome Thomas
Meighan who has often appeared with
Miss Frederick, notably in "S'aphi,
"The Love That Lives/" and others
as well known.
Also Wm. Duncan in the "Man of
Might."
LEAPS TO DEATH
v
Mail Air Pilot Seen by Hundreds in
Plunge < f 200 Feet
Cleveland, May 2<>.?Hundreds of
persons saw Frank McCcusker, of
Now York, pilot of a mail airplane,
leap 200 feet to his death .from a
burning machine here yesterday.
Fifteen minutes before hj had an
nounced that he wt'uld attempt to
esablish va record on his flight to
Chicago.
The cause of the accident is not
known. Witnesses saw puffs of
black smoke Cme from the rear of
the lU'haviland. When th:J machine
v:as at a height of between .'{00 and
400 feet McCucker was seen to climb
from his seat to the frame. Then
the airplane plunged an:l hi* pilot was
seen t'.> leap. The empty machine
"Hew forward 200 yards before it
plunged to the {rrfur.d.
McCusker was alive when picked
up. He died in a police patrol while
being taker, to a hospital. His skull
was fractured and his neck broken.
McCusker was formerly in the
British naval flying corps, inspector
of Dehaviland airplanes at Eliza
beth. N. J., and instructor at the
.United States aviation n?Ul in Texas.
His is said te be the first fatality
since the inauguration of the govern
ment airplane service.
EXECUTOR S NOTICE
Having qualified as Executor of
the last will and testament of D. W
Harrington, deceased, all persons in
debted to his estate are requested to
make prompt settlement with the
undersigned, and all persons to
wbrm said estate is indebted are re
quested to present their accounts
properly certified for payment.
First National Bank,
of Alexandria, Virginia,
123-10'*. Geo. JS. Warfield, Cashier.
ARMISTICE DENIED
Kok'hak Refuses 1o Answer Soviet
Leader's Request.
Helsingfors, Finland, May 2(i.?
Lenine's request for an armistice
with Admiral Kolchaks forces, op
erating successfully against the Bol
sheviski west of the Ural mountains,
has been denied. Kolchak even refus
ed to answer the Soviet leader's rote.
Anti-Bolsheviki forces are meet
ing with great success\ in various
p.irts of Russia. Reports indicate a
general disintegration of red force.--.
Lenine's apparent inability to check
the Kalcnak advance in the Ural sec
tion and the defeat of the Soviet
lr;>cps at Petcrbuf, at the hands of
the Estonians and British, is regard
ed as signicant.
American trocps in the Murmansk
ire playing an important part in the
allied advance.
The Russians are destroying mil
roads and bridges in their retreat,
'??y American engineers. Aiftillery
continued active on the Archangel
front and occasional raids are launch
ed. Americans in considerable num
bers are also fighting on the Voga
and Dvina sectors.
Unofficial advices report that Pet
rograd is threatened by th? Finns
advancing aicr?r the Gulf of Fin'an l.
Budapest, May 20.?Jn a subterran
ean hiding place cf the castle cf
Prince Lonyay. the Bolshevist autho
rities have fund foity sealed boxes,
containing millions of dollars worth
of silverware and other valuables.
These have been inventoried and
sent to Budapest for public auction.
LIGHTNING KILLS TWO
Man Burned to Death in Barn And
\V<?man at Window Struck
York, Pa., May 2C>.?A man and a
woman were victims of lightning
bolt.? :r. an electrical storm in York
county Thursday night. Near Pad
dietown. Deneville, Pfeiffer, 84 years
old. was in his barn when lightning
struck and set tire to the structure.
He ran out with his clothing ablaze
and was seriously binned before his
daughter, who witnessed his plight.
ccuVj assist him to tear away the
blazing garment. Five head cf cat
?le and three hogs" perished in the
destruction of the barn.
?Mrs. Gertrude -Ccurdewoy, of Fort
Wayne, Ind., visiting at the home
of. her cousin. Harvey Spangler,
near Roundtcwn. was hit by a bolt
while in the afct of lowering a win
dow, Her skirts weer torn to shreds
and her left leg was badly burned,
the shoe being torn from her left
foot
JEALOUS. KILLS WIFE
Former Norfolk Policeman Takes
Poison When Police Arrive
Norfolk, Va.. May 2G.?In a fit of
jealousy II. J. Smith. 35 years o!J, a
fcvMicr policeman 'murdered his wife.
Ben'uh Smith, yesterday morning. The
murder was not discovered until
shortly before neon. when Smilh at
tempted to end his own life by swal
iov.-in?r bichloride of mercury tabids.
The murder was one of the most
cold-Wooded the police have seen in
j years. With the blunt blade of a cc!J
chisel ti".husband .'tabbed her. sev
eral times near the base of the brain,
evidently severing the spinal column.
Five hcoirs later the ptdice foun:i
Smith iyirir calmly on the be:l be
v.i'ir the woman h" had murdered. As
j Dertctives Doxey, Pettis, Fleet an:l
. Seryeant Dobn.am broke open the door
of Smith's room, which the man had
1'eked on the- inside, the husband ask
ed thorn what they wanted, then
c;ui?tly <rot up and put two bichloride
J t; !:!cis in his mouth, swallowing
j ifctm 1eforc the cfiieers could stop.
| him. lie then told thim the sf-ry of
hew he killed his wife became she
had persisted in peimitfin? Antonio
Peltcmis. an Italian, known as ''Red"
to pay her attentions.
GUARD TOLEDO
'.00 Discharged 4<D^u:rlibays'* Ready
la Aid When Plants Resume
I cledo. May ?Mayor Schrciber
today deputized 500 discharge:! sol
diers as special policemen to assist
the regular department in preserv
ing: law and service here today,
should there be trouble when the
Overland Automobile Company ami
three allied plants resume operations
after three weeks inactivity follow
ing a labor dispute involving 15,000
men and women..
A hundred horses and a like num
ber of motorcycles have been sup
plied the former soldiers. The men
\v:]} wear khaki uniforms, carry au
tomatic pistols ar.d wear regulation
police shields.
HAWKER AND GRIEVE SAFE ,
British Aviators Picked up at Sea
80() Miles From Coast of
Ireland
London, May 2fi.?Harry C.. Hawk
er and I/.eut. Com. Mackenzie Grieve,
who for several days had been given
up far dead, have been rescued.
i The two aviators were picked up
j in mid-Atlantic'Monday afternoon by
the Danish steamship Mary, bound
j fiem Norfolk to Aalbor.tr.
The two airmen have been trans
[ferred frcm the Mary to the British
battleship Revenue and arc- to spend
j the night in Seana Flow, the Ork
ney., as the guests of Admiral Fre
mantle. Today they will, be put
ashore at Thurso, where they will
board a train for London. ?
Neither Hawker ncr Grieve would
discus? their remarkable experience
and almost miraculous escape from
death.
The Mary reported that she had
Ireland, for which they headed after
leaving; St. Johns at 0 o'clock last
Sunday evening.
The ainplane had heen forced to
dcscind. close to the steamer be
cause <>f stoppage of circulation in
the water p;pc leading' to the radi
ator. The steamer happened along
in the* nick of time, because the plane
could not nave lived lone: in the tur
bulent sea. srd the new boat con
trivance would have been rf little
avail.
The airplane was abandoned. Both
r. en are reported to be in perfect
health.
? SWISS SHY AT HIX. DEN BURG
Reluctant to Grant Him Permission
to Live in That Country
Geneva, May 2<!.?Field Marshal
van Hindenburg has formally appeal
ed to the Swiss Government a.*king
permission to live in Switzerland as
a simple citizen. The Field Marshal,
who recently bought a villa on the
shores of Lake Constance, added rhat
he had had only 11 days' holiday since
the war began.
The Swiss authorities are somewhat
embarrassed, as it is known that von
picked up the.- two fliers Monday in
latitude 50.20 north; longitude 29.30
west, approximately and the coast of j
Ilindenburg is a monarchist and also
an intriguer and may use this neutral
country as a nucleus for farther in
trigues. It is learned, however, that
$449,2^0.56
49(5.83
100,000.00
600.00
39,000.00
400.00
50,000.00
05,582.52
14,902.50
Li 1,600.00
CHARTER No. 7093. RESERVE DISTRICT No. 5.
Report of Condition of the ALEXANDRIA NATIONAL BANK at ?kx
rndria in the State of Virginia, at the close of business May 12. 19i9.
RESOURCES
Loans and discounts, including rediscounts,
Total loans S 449,250^>6
Overdrafts, secured, unsecured, $490.83....
U. S. bonds deposited to secure circulation
(par value) $
U. S. bonds and certificates of indebtedness pledg
ed to secure U. S. deposits (par value) .
L*. S. bond's and certificates of indebtedness
pledged as collateral for State cr other de
posits or biilfe payable $
Total U. S. Bonds
Liberty Lean Bonds, 3\'z, 4, and 4U per cent,
unpledged $ I03,i).*?0.00
Liberty Loan Bonds, 3!*?, 4, and 4'i per cent,
pledged to secure U. S. deposits ?
Liberty Loan Bonds, 3V2, 4, and 411 per cent,
pledged to secure State or other deposits
or biLls payable ...?
Securities other than U* S. bonds (not including
stocks) owned unpledged ....$'
Collateral Trust and other notes of corporations
issued for not less than one year nor more
than Three Years' time $
Total bonrils, securities, etc., other than U. S. ..
Stock of Fedsral Reserve Bank (50 per cent
of subscription)
Value of banking house, owned and unin
cumbered
Furniture ar.d fixtures ?.
'.awful reserve with Federal Reserve Bank
Cash in vault and net amounts due from nation
al banks-.
Net amounts due from banks, bankers, and trust
Companies other than included above
Checks on other banks in the same city or town
as reporting bank
Cheeks on hanks located outside of city or town
of reporting bank and other cash items..
Redemption fund with U. S. Treasurer and due
from U. S. Treasurer
I Interest earned but not collected?approximate
?cr. Notes and Biiis Receivable not past due
War Savings Certificates and Thrift Stamps ac
tually owned
Other assets Arrets receivable on Liberty bonds
Total -
LIABILITIES
Capital stock paid in
Surplus fund
Undivided profits $
Loss current expenses, interest, and taxes paid $
Interest and discount collected or credited, in ad
vance of maturity and nut earned (aaproxi
mate)
Circulating notes outstanding
Net amounts due to National banks
Net amount due to banks, bankers, and trust
companies
Certified checks outstanding
Cashier's checks on own bank outstanding
Individual deposits subject to check
State, county, or other municipal deposits secured
by pledge of assets of this bank
Dividends unpaid
Total of demand deposits (other than bank de
posits) subject to reserve $
Certificates of deposit (other than for money
borrowed)
Postal savings deposits
Other time deposits
Total of time deposits subject to reserve ??
Other United States deposits, including de
posits of U. S. disbursing officers S
Bills payable with Federal Reserve Bank
Liabilities other than those above stated, Victory
Loan fund and/ Liberty Bond rebate account
Total
State of Virginia, city of Alexandrians:
I, L. II. Dudley. Cashier_of the above-named bank, do solemnly swear thai.-,
the above statement Is" true to the best of my knowledge and belief.
L. H. DUDLEY. Cashier
Subscribed and swom to before m this 20:h, day of,May, 1919.
A x LETT B. NTCOL, Notary Public.
Correct?Attest:
C. E. NICOL.
JNO. D. NORMOYLE,
W. G. HARVEY, jr., Directors.
10,512.98
10,01:5.70
442,708.71
275,386.92
1,000.00
153,950.00
80,485.02
3,150.00
45,973.80
0,098.70
35,799.98
85,000.59
17,201.52
5,575.51
5,524.79
1,900.00
500.00
200.00
20,297.25
?1,050,670.01
100,000.00
2,000.00
6,499.28
1.000.0ft
94,600.00
1,870.31
15,607.22
789.32
666.73
411,906.40
30,041.31
221.00
10,505.00 i
3.11 LSI
255,770.05
1,000.00
89,000.00
25,416.12
$1,056,670.61
when sufficient guarantees are given
permission for his residence will be
jgranted. In the meantime, the Ger
mans continue their anti-Allied propa
ganda in Switzerland.
! PICNIC PARTY IN TRAGEDY
Three Are Killed When Autcmohile
Li ad t?f People is Struck by
Freight Train
Birmingham, Ala.. May 2t%>.?
Three persons were killed instantly
j near here eaily Saturday when an
! automobile truck loaded with persons
g^ing to a picnic was struck by a
freight train. Nearly a score of the
; ccupants of the truck were injured.
?jTry a Gazette Want Ad.
PRINTING
THAT GETS
ATTENTION
for advertising?pays
That's the kind we de.
PRINTING HARRY W. WADE
PUBLISHING
ENGRAVING King St. l'lionofif)
Stomach Ills
permanently disappear after drinking
the celebrated Shivar Mineral Water.
Positively guaranteed by money-bark
jffer. Tastes fine; cost a tnfis. De
livered anywhere by our A'exaudria
Agents, E. S. Harper, Inc. Ph.inft
them.
ANNOUNCEMENT
Columbia Bedding Company has
opened a mattress factory and is
now ready to renova/te box springs,
mattresses, pillows and etc., at rea
sonable prices. Let us call and give
you estimate. See us about a new
mattress. Columbia Bedding Co.,
Prince and Commerce streets. Phone
74U. lOG-lrn.
NOTICE
Central Plumbing Shop, plumbing
3team, hot and cold water fitting,
gag fitting 506 King street. 2nd
flnor. Ber. nhono 895.
Try a Gazette Want Ad.
&ttaw)?omCo*
BUSY CORNER" PENNA.AVLAT 8 TH.ST.
There are plain pumps, strap pumps, the popular
Virginia, Gladys and aero pumps, oxfords, slippeds
and high boots.
The materials are white poplin and white canvas.
Some are trimmed with buckle, some with flat
tailored bow and others arc plain.
The majority have the stylish French heel.
It is an unusual opportunity to supply yourself
with summer footwear at a remarkably low price.
Do not do yourself the injustice to miss this sale to
morrow. Kann's?Fourth Floor.
TPACE MAPK BCMSTfRED
Jobbr r.s
Chns. Kinpr. Son nnil Co., Iih*
X. Li nil soy and Co.
A\ . .\. ISarmtt
Leadheat<-r Dm?* Co.
11. Kirk :t!nl Sons
Retailers
Alexandria Amusement Co.
Alexandria Market
Alexandria Cash Urocery
A ilcii and Co.. E. I<.
if. liaumsrnrten.
Mrs. Xannie I'.yers
.T. Recto Caton
A. S. Doniphan
E. R. l'unn and Co.
Cha-\ W. Entwislc
Elks Hinne . v
.Tas. M. Garvey
Richard Gibson
Louis Goldman
C. K. 1 foflin
?lolin If. Harrison
Hollmulh Bros.
W. H. Helms
Il.-on and Constantinople
A. Howard
P. K. Ipoe
Jones and Astryke
Jones and Co.
Tho.f. I". Kelly
.7no. A. Lannon
T.i-?rhman and Saum
I>. A. Lester
.1. I). Matter
A. Mendelson
A. II. Meeks
J. E.. Merchant
Monticello Cal'<;
M. .1. McFarland
M. Iw O'aullivan ,
Carl J. Mujler I
A lira m fo'tosky
W. M. Priest
V.*. H. Cook
M. Fageidun .5.
American Lunch
M. Latten
J. E. Purcell
J. J. Kan ratty
C. E. Roberts
E. I {obey
Rob-still and Co.
Sands and Co., inc.
Jacob Shapiro
Stuart .1. Simpson
.J. T. Sweeney and Bro.
\V. H- Simms.
Southland Cafe
I :.fT- ? 11 i'rutf Store
A. Vab ntia
Criii.M Station Lunch Room
Ward and MViore
? has. J. Zimmerman
Mrs. I!. K. Alexander
Alexandria <"offee i!o.
V IS. ISaHimore
.i.t, ob i j s;i
.V*. Ami l-'urba
S. iSriniarr
1 . ii < l.a?'<k<!
rI? -111? ..* ri. do-.'hire
1 tominio
ii H.I taniels
loan and Xowland
\ Grady
.!. IS. Greenwood
T. I'. l)avis
.1. I'M. Hamilton
K Herman
? v-'le Harris
L. R. Jones
Riehard Murphy
I-. Motley,
A.
fvlw.ird Quinn and 5
T )os' Rawb-tt
Win. R. i-kv-r
Geo. u..-'ior
.1. Marry Rice
A StttidM'lin
Wm. .Si.ij'i-son .
Ceo. Smith
C.uis. I-*.'Stanton
M I'nderwood
E. D: Vernon
Edward Williams
Edward Wood
Ed era r J. Warfield
i-. L. Wilkins
Williams

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