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Oldest Daily Newspaper in the United States and Best Advertis ing Medium in Northern Virginia. s ; ' tonight. i ALEXANDRIA GAZETTE TUESDAY, JULY 29,. 1919. VOL. CXXXV?No. 179. FRENCH PACT TO BE GIVEN SOON President Indicates Treat} May Go To Senate Today WILL NOT GO HIMSELF Wilson Visits Capitol And Confers With Democratic Senators.?Dis cusses Tour of County. Senators who conferred witih Presi dent Wilson during his visit to the Capitol late yesterday said that the President planned to submit Im mediately, probably today, the French treaty, under which the United States and Great Britain would aid France in even't of aggression by Germany. President Wilson remained at the Capital abou't an hour, engaging in discusfs'ion with Democratic Senators of many questions regarding the peace treaty. No indioation was given by the President, Senators said', regarding whe'n he may give further informa tion to the Senate on the Shantung provision of the treaty. The question of reiserviaitions, it was said, was only briefiy discused. It was understood that the Presi dent would not appear before the Senate to preisent the Frenlch treaty, as he hiad indicated in his address pre senting the peace treaty, but that would be sen/t to the Senate ar z communication from the President. The President also discussed his plans to tour the country for the treaty and is understood to have in timated.' thait the tr'.p migh't not be made as socn a's ha?l: been expected. Semptors got the impression th'at the President Was holding in abeyance planis for starting the trip but it was said that Mir. Wilson seemed to b? in no doubt that he would go before the country sooner or later. Before going to the Capitol the President conferred with a number of Democratic Senator at the White House. ; SENATOR MARTIN IS 72 Democratic Leader Celebrates as he Recovers His Health' Senator Martin,; Democrat"? Iiad er in the'Senate, now recuperating at his' home, "Charlottesville, from a breakdown due to overwork, to lay celqbrated his seventy-second birth day anniversary..- He was born at ? Scottsvilles Va., July 29, 1847. His term in the Senate began March 4, 1895, and he is now the rank'ng Democrat in point of service, and, next to Senator Lodge. Republican leader, outranks aVl o;her senators in years of service. He was majority leader during the War Cangress and at the same time chairman of the appripriations committee, which appropriated a total of war expenditures amounting to the enormous sum of almost $50,000,000,000. Seantrs Martin and liankhcad, of Alabama, are the only surviving officers who served in the Confederate army left in the Senate. CONGRESS RECESSES After nearly two hours' debate and while the temperature in the chamber was ti0vc:iiv around the 100 mark, the House yesterday vo ted to repeal the 10 per cent, tax on soda water and ice cream. The House also passod, without a record vote, the bill for reduction of the war tax on fruit juices as urged by Western producers. Members said the tax. fixed at 2 cents a gallon, was a flat reduction from 2S cents, estimated. All amendments were re jected from the bill, which applies to non alcoholic beverages, including loganberry, grape and apple juice. Without a a record vote the House adopted a resolution providing for a recess from \ngust 2 to September 2. During this time the Senate is expected to be continuously at work on the peace treaty. The Senate ap proved the House recess resolution without discussion. LECTURE AND PICTURES Grand Theatre tonight. The great Chinat&wn Exposure of the Barbary Coast. Lecture by Capt. H. J. Smith. PARENTS SEE GIRLS DROWN Were Nieces of Mr. and Mrs. Paul T. Pilchard Pocomoke City, Md., July 29.?In full view of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Pilchard. Misses [ Margaret and Georgia Pilchard, aped 17 and 15 years respectively, the nieces of Mr and Mrs. Paul T. Pil chard, ??* this city, were drowned while bc.ih.n\ in Salt- River in Ari zona a days a Together with their father and mother the ycung ladies went to the river to bathe and within fifteen minutes aftter the -;irh had entered the water they were drowned. The younger was the first to find herself overpowered by the swirl of the water and her elder sist:>r went to her assistance. Before other aid could reach them, both were lost. SHIPARD DROPS 1,000 Baltimore Drydocks Company Elim inates Night. Fcrce One thousand shipyard workers wc-re thrown out of employment last night, \.\ien the nigh: shift at the Bn!t:more Dry Docks and Shipbuild ing plant was eliminated, as a first step in the plan for general reduc tion of forces until contracts -war rant re employment. About 500 more will be dropped this week. FIllETi TOMORROW ?Ii Those Fostering Proposition of Reducing High Cost of Living COMMITTEE'S REPORT Orders to he placed at Meeting So As To (iu?i antee Shipment of Car ; Load of Food. Another meeting of those interest- , ?d in securing for this city a car load < of army surplus food is; scheduled to ! be held at S o'clock tomorrow night ' :n the auditorium of the Wnr Camp Community Club. At tins meeting it is proposed to ( arrange for the placing of orders "so , as to help reduce'.the H. .'of L. and- . V - 1 J uo give the orders-in so as to enable the promoters of the proposition, to ( guarantee'.the shipment of ,at least. ( one cartload, which is the minimum ' , 5 ( gov(rn1 merit will ship. Prompters of the movement urgenl ly reue's't all interacted to attend this meeting. It is announced that tho ?roods, which will be offered, are of '.she highest grade and also that tin price will be approximately fifty .rents lower than prevailing market prices. The committee appointed at a mcet ng held Saturday night made a re pori at a meeting which was held last night, at the residence of Dr. and Mrs T. M. Jones. It is announced th'at the goods will be sold at wholesale prices, no pro fit being allowed. The only charge with will be a slight addition to bear the expenses incident to transporta tion. M.'SF DAVIS IS DROWNED Wellington Girl Loses Her Life in Undertow at Ocean View Ray Resoi" Norfolk Va., July 20.?Miss Ma ble Davis, of Washington, D. C., was drowned yesterday at the Ocean View Bay resort, when caught in the undertow and dragged beyond her depth. Jesse McGlenny, of Franklin, her brother in law. who went to her as sistance. was dragged from the wa ter in an unconscious condition. ADMINISTRATRIX NOTICE Havinjr been appointed adminis trator of the estate of the late Wil liam A. Carr. all persons whom said estate is indebted are requested to present their accounts to the under signed. and all persons indebted to said estate are requested to make prompt setteknent with the under signed. 179-2p. - Mrs. Emma Swann. Try a Gazette classified ad. S?A TROOPS Police Unable To Quell Race Riots Which Break Out Afresh WHITE MAN IS KILLED Negroes Arc Armed With Knives And Guns And Throng Streets? Riots Spread Over City. Chicago, July 29.?Rioting spread 'to the downtown business district early today and threatened to create i a situation that may result in all | Chicago being placed under martial j law l.efore nightfall. The situation is I admittedly getting beyond the con trol of the police and it seemed prac tically certain this morning that the calling cut of State troops would be ?necessary. Chicago July 29.?.Mayor Thomp son appealed last night to Gov. Frank O. Lowden to mobilize a regimen; of National Guardsmen for immediate service in Chicago's Mack belt where sporadic rioting has been in progress since Saturday afternoon and w'lich already has resulted in the death of one negro serious injury to a num ber of negroes and whites and in jury to cores of othens. The action of Mayor Thompson il was stated ,was taken only after it police force was inadequate to main tain order in the five-mile area where as many as 10 clashes between whites ar.'d blacks had developed in an hour. Several hundred negroes, many of them flashing knives and guns, con gregated early last night near South State street and Thirty-fifth. After nurnfcroiwTminor fights most of them were dispensed. In one of these out breaks a white man was -reported stabbed to death. In the meantime, special police :md letectives had cleared other districts where the outbreaks had become fre luent during the day. The police said :he negroes were terror-stricken and appeared on the streets only in gr;ups which gathered in alleys and then rar \t fuii speed Lo their destinations. The police are making a special cf Foit to break up secret meetings rf the negroes in halls and flat build n'gs. Numerous riot calls were turned in ?arly lat night, but in a majority of liases the clashes involved only a score ).r more of blacks and whites. MAN DROWNS Frred Kellam, Loses Life in Effort to Rescue Miss Emily Petrovski Vv'est Point, Va., July 29.?While attempting to save ciliss Emily Pe trovski from drowning. Fred Kel lam, of Irvington. Va., was drowned in the Mattaponi River here on Sun day afternoon. The tragedy occurred near the York River Shipyard. Both bo ies were recovered. Miss Petrovski, in com.ian * with Miss Mav Panak, two Kellain brothers and the children of a Mr. Kellam, wenut in bathing and the two young women were learn in? to swim and holding to a plank when they lost their hold. Miss Panak was saved. Miss Petrovski who was orV ?ix. tjon ;>?crs of age, was in: daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Peir> >k!. KILLS FRIEND 1 Matthew Hatcher Receives Fatal Wound From Weapon in Hands of George Anderson Danville, Va, July 29.?Matthew Hatcher, an eighteen year old neuro, was shot and instantly killed Sun lay at Subletts Hill, a nearby commun ity, by George Anderson, a negro of about the same ag^ he shooting was accidental. According to two colored women, who were the only witnesses, the youths were examining a loaded re volver in a rear yard, when Ander.-on was hoard to say: '"Look, it won't shoot." and he twirled the pistol round his finger, which was in the trigger guard. LECTURE AND PICTURES Grand Theatre tonight. The great Chinatown Exposure of the Barbary Coast. Lecture by Cant. H. J. Smith girls teeth marks She Bit Hold-up Man and When Po lice Got Chauffeur He Showed Them Philadelphia July 29.?'Identified by the teeth marks of his intended vic tim, James B. 0'Cornell, 27 year? old, of Summer Grove road. Radnor, iias been hid by Squire Buekland, of Bryn Mawr, under \ $800 bail for court on a charge of liaving hesld up Miss Gertrude Dever, daughter of Daniel Dever. O'Connell was a chauffeur for Frank T. Griswold, Newt-own Square Radnor. The Devens are at present oc cupying their summer home at Rad nor. According to Miss Dever, she was rc-tnming: frcm a visit to friends in the city late Tuesday night. She insisted on making the way from tho Sixty-ninth street terminal alone. After she had walked along the road from the station for a half mile she was accosted by a man who want ed to know the way to a certain point She answered him and then attempt ed to let him pas's. Instead of going .n his way the man grasped her, she ?ai:i, and pressing a revolver to her side, put his' arm about he.r waist. Miss Dever, who is cf athletic build threw the revolver to one side, at ihe same time catching the man's hand in her mouth. She bit as hard as | she could, causing the fellow to re-1 lease his hold. Then she started tr pummel him umtil he took to his heels. The* young woman then continued tc her hoaiie. When the Radnor police got on the trai!, the clues led to the Griswo' home, where O'ConneH was watering the lawn. He was arrested and taken i before Squire Buekland. In court 0'- \ Conncii, with his hand bandajred, was i asked how he got the wound. He said j he 1 r.rned it on an automobile radia-I tor. He was forced to remove the ban dages, displaying the rparks declared i to have been made by Miss Dever's teeth. He then said he had stepped Lf-r, thinking she wfl-i ??;ome one he knew and that he only intended tc ? tartle her "for fun." POLITICAL RALLY ! AT BPERA HOUSE! Opening Guns in Senatorial and Legislative Primary Fired Tonight PRIMARY AUGUST Meetze and Oliver For State Senate ? and Collins For Legislature Political Oratojs?Others On Program. Opening guns in the coming demo cratic primary which will be held Au gust 5 will be fired tonight in the I opera house at a big rally under the ! auspices of the Alexandria Trades j Council. At this rally C. J. Meetze of Prince J William and Waiter T. Oiiver of Fair-j fax county, candidates for the nomi-1 nation for state senate to represent the fourteenth senatorial district, are slated to speak. J. W. Collins, who is a candidate ? for the house of delegates to reprc- ! smt this city and Alexandria county, in that body, is also slated to make j an address. | Mr. Collin's is the only candidate! j seeking the legislature toga slated |to speak. Other candidates for this office are i John W. May, this city, and Charles Jesse of Alexandria county. The suc cessful legislative candidate will rep resent this city and Alexandria coun ty in that body. Others on the program are P. J. Conle.n, formerly first vice president of the International Association of Machinists and Hugh Jeffreys, of the American Military Reform Associa tion. This will be the first political speak ir.g in Alexandria since the opening of the senatorial and legislative cam paign. It is expected that there wil* be.a large gathering present. STANDARD GASOLINE 25c Open evenings arid Sundays, Alex andria Auto Supply, 104 South Washington street. Id9-tf 1 II SHORTA IN II GIT? IVo Plants of Mutual Icc Company Manufacture Sufficient Supply AMPLE SURPLUS HEUK Many Washingtonians, Whore Short ago Prevails. Journey Here ir Au tos and Gel Ice. There is no likelihood of an ice shortage here according to state ments made by representatives of the Mutual Ice Company. This after noon. This concern operates Uvo big plants, one of the foot of Cameron street and the other at the Potomac railroad yards. Both plants are amply adequate with their daily output not only to supply Alexandria but also the <-.ur rour.'diing territory it is stated. The deman'd for ice during the past week has been enormous, but never has there beinig an chance of an ice famine here it is stated. The surplus supply of ice kept in storage has thus far never been real ly low and Alexandrians arc congra tulating themselves that the plants here are amply adequate to meet the abenmnal demand being made for the ice during this exceedingly hot spell. Washington at the present time is threatened with an ice "famine and the supply to each customer has great ly been reduced with a view of see ing that there is an equal distribu tion. of ice in that city. Owing to the scarcity of ice in Washington hundreds of Washing tonians during the past few days have motored to Alexandria and pro cured in at the different icing sta tions here. WHITE WOMAN* ATTACKED Negro Shot Following Attempted As sault Near Ferryman. Md. Belair, Md,, July 20.?Following an attack upon Mrs. Mary Wiolfingcr. who was acting as watchman at r Pennsylvania Railroad crossing be tween Short Lane and Ferryman. Charles Holmes, colored, was proba bly fatally shot about 0.30 o'clock vflfrtertfay morning by Richard Jewens n Ferryman, a foreman on the rail vosil in an effort to capture the negro The latter is in the Havre de Grace Hospital ami State's Attorney Mc mas states his death may be ex ?ected at any time. Mrs. Wolfingor. who was acting as vatemman at the crossing in the ab cive of her husband, was approached \v Holmes, and becoming frightened :t his manner she sought refuge ir he watchman's box and fastened th? door. The negro, it is alleged, en leavored to force an entrance and be :ng unsuccessful he hurled a stone at '.he woman through the window. Mrs. Wolfinger seized a pistol and fired at the negro but failed to hit him. After he had beat a hasty retreat ir ;he direction of Ferryman, she tele phoned to the operator in the tower at that place relating the circum stances to him and telling him th negro was running up the railroad in -that direction. Richard Jewens and James Thomp son, cf Perryrrtan, employes of the raih'cad company, happened to br j near the tower and being informe ! of the affair secured pistols ami 'hastened to meet the negro. They soon met him and commanded him to halt and throw up his hands. When I he continued toward them Jewens i fired a shot over the negroes head. , This caused the negro to dart into a j cornfield. As he did so Jeweres shot I him in the back, the bullet entering ! the Kidneys. He fell to the ground, i State's Attorney McCcmas anJ ! Sheriff Sheridan went to the institu | tion and took Holmes' dying deposi I tion in which he denied attacking Mrs. Wolfinger. His condition is c-ri i tical. ? Ncthing is known about the negro j as he is said to be a stranger in the j county. The affair has caused con j siderable feelirig among the citizens i in and around Ferryman and Aber i deen. Try a Gazette classified ad. "CU-WING-GO." j Ltjcal Product Now on .Sale With Re tail Dealers <'Cu-Wing-Go." This is the nr.n>e of a new washing compound man ufactured in this city and already sold in thirty states of the Unite-'! States. '"Flics away with Dirt." is thf motto given the compound by the manufacturers and judging; from the big sales recorded recently llvis compound is n?evi-e u-. vor-i a doubt all that its manufacturers claim for it. Only rcccntly it Tias been put on the retail market. Heretofore it was sold exclusively to laundries, ho tels. railroads and offices. The retail trade now has "Cu Wing-Go" on sale and a majority of the retailer of the city, as will be seen by an advertisemnt elsewhere in tlv Gazette, are ofering this prep aration for sale. It is put up n?at. cartoons for the retail trade and al ready is meeting with a ready r;.iie. ''Cu-Wing-Go" is manufactured by the Frank A. Steele Co., Inc.. of Alexandria. All of the stockhold | crs' are local people. Its factory bcilling is at the corner of St. Asaph nr.d Wythe streets. Operations hivo been in progress here for the past two ye-irs. For the past nine years chemists have worked hard in perfecting the compound. Cablegram Announcing His Death Received by Coast and Geodetic Survey A FORMER RESIDEN" Deceased Went to London For Gov ernment?Was 40 Years Old?Wife and Six Children Survive. Herbert C. Graves, a former res: lent of this ciiv, died Saturday in Ei rope according to a cablegram jus received at the Coast and Geodeti Survey in Washington. The particulars regarding h; death were ?et given apart frcm th fact that the end came suddenly. Mr. Graves was forty-nine year oid and besides his wife he is surviv ed by six children. ? | The deceased last June went to Eu rope and attended the Internationa' ..?onference of hydrograr/hic export.- ii London .the purpose oi' which was ill chnt't'ng of the trade waters of ih word and th? construction of aid : * navigation He landed in England .Tune 2f. I was tho intention of Mr. Grave.- t raaki a short tour of the continent j fore returning. Mr. Graves together with J Thomas Watkins ,also of this i L.y represented the United Slates at t'jr conference. The deceased was a native of A'-x andria and was a son of WilLir- P. Graves. He received his education in the public schools of Alexandria and afterward took up engineering :r.c later bet* a me associated with the Hyde graphic office in Washinr-ror and was an expert in his line of work His many friends here will regre4 to learn <;f his death. DIED On Monday. July 2% 1010, at ?:.'J0 | A. M.. at he Alexandria Hospital, j Jenettie C. Vaughn, wife of ( Slaughter G. Vaughn. Funci*al Wednesday July 30, at .1:30 P. M., I from her late residence, 12:# South Henry Street. Washington papers please copy. 170-lp. MARRIED : BUTCIIER-McKEOWN1?On Monday, j July 28, J010. at Rcckville. Md.. i by Rev. O. C. Barnes. MR. AR THUR JAMES BUTCHER, JR., and MISS SADIE BOWIE Mc KEOWN, both of Alexandria. I POTOMAC FISH COMPAN will i have on sale today and balance of week, fresh erabmeat, river melons ; and clams and all kinds of fish. I C. H. ZIMMERMAN, Proprietor, j Phone lyS. l79-4p. PRICE ONE CENT Mrs. Virginia Berry has loft for Falls .Church to spend the month of August with Mrs. Joseph Carter. Miss Dorothy Sherwood, of Rich mond, is visiting her father, Mr. William Sherwood, in Snuth Pitt street. Mr. and Mrs. John Lybs are spending two weeks with the latters sister, Mrs. Kleyenstuber, at New port News, Va. Mr. and Mrs. Courtney Nails and little daughter, Jeanne, and Miss Carrie Dudley, have gone to Asbury Park to spend some time. City Councilman L. Ruben and sister, Miss Sara Ruben, have re turned from Atlantic City where they spent the past three weeks. Mr. Edgar Warfield, Mr. and .Mrs. George E. Warfield, Mr. Courtland L. Warfield and Miss Virginia Marks have returned from a visit to Sky land, Page county, Va. Miss Fanny Dixon has sold to Mrs. Emma R. Garvey the brick house ar.d lot at the southeast cor ner of Pitt and Prince streets. A deed of transfer was recorded today. Annuoncement is made of the marriage of Miss Sadie Bowie Mc Keewn and Mr. Arthur James Butcher, Jr., of this city, which took place in Rockville, Md., yesterday. Rev. O. C. Barnes officiating. Mrs. Jcnettie C. Vaughan, wife of Slaughter G. Vaughan, died at 8:30 )V:ock yesterday morning at the Alexandria Hospital. She had been 11 for the past month. Iler hus ">;.nd and four children are living. Funeral services will be held at 4:30 o'clock tomorrow afternoon at her !ate residence, 123 South Henry street. They will be conducted by Kev. 0. P. Lloyd, pastor of the Sec ond Baptist Church. Music lovers in goodly numbers ire expected to attend the com munity sin?: which will be given at > 'clock tomorrw evening in Christ '.'hurch yar i. During the war period ?he community sing was inaugura ted in this city and since t!i?n it has i roved very popular and judging by he large attendance at these affairs t has come to stay so f-ir as Alex indria is concerned. An invitation, s .extended to every one to attend. AUSTRIA PROTESTS TERMS Vienna, July 20.?The financial ?buses cf the peace terms offered Austria by the Allies are be'ng Wrongly protested both by the news papers and by financial circles. Both hese quarters go so far as to pre 'iri the bankruptcy of Austria with i a few weeks unless the financial :rrms are modified. IX MEMORIAM In rc-mcmbrance of my precious sister, Elsie Johnson, who depart ed this Irfe .July 29, 19 IS. You suffered much you murmured not. I watched you day by day, Until at last with a broken heart, ? I saw you p.-.ss away. More each day I mourn for yew dear sister, But not with outward show. For the heart that mourns sin cerely, mourns silently and <Ho%v. Come to me my angel sister, Wrap your wings around me tight Dearest sister; ask God to com fort, ; Ycur brok- n hearted sister tonight, i 179-lp. Washington papers piease (copy. (Bessie) ! RATCLIFFE?In sad but loving re j membrance of our little daughter, ALICE VIRGINIA RATCLIFFE, who departed this life six months j ago today, January 29, 1919. } The rose that is dearest and rarest Is the one that is killed by the frost. The love that was purest and fairest Is the dear one we have-lost. 179-lp. By her mother and father. LECTURE AND PICTURES i , Grand Theatre tonight. The great (Chinatown Exposure of the Barbary. -Coast. Lecture by Capt. H. J. Smith.