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'Mnirq Industries Involved Th^n Ever ,in Lsib'/r Unt^n Higfc&ry? - Ne!w York, Aug. 16.?ijore indus tries -are -affected by strikes now going on or threatened in $iis city and throughout the country than ever -before in the history of labor unions, according to figures compiled by 1'abor leaders and made public Besides the actors and railroad shopmen t.hose now on. strike in New' York include painters, plasterers, machinists, carpcnters, shopmen of the Brooklyn Union Gas Company, cigarmakers, ibrass workers, shirt makers, furriers, brass bad makers, umlbreHa makers and art lamp work ers. Although it has attracted little i public attention, the% cigarmakers' strike is the largest numerically. According to union estimates, 120. 000 cigarmakers are on strike." L'ast night cnr of the most import j ant strike.'/ threatened yesterday was that cf the motormen employ ed on the sui-Wf.y and elevated lir.es of the Iaiterborough Rapid Transit Company, The men declare they will walk out Sunday morning unless a wage increase of 50 per cent is granted insteM. of the 10 per cent announced Wednesday. Other striker threatened are by j workers in the entire building trades, j workers in the entire clothing indus- - try, postal clerks and letter carriers,' ' teamsters, - rag- pickers, and mattress workers. ? A nation wide building strike, tak ing 1^00,000 men out of work, was threatened, in a statement issued by 27 international heads of labor un ions. The1 trouble is the outgrowth of charges that building contractors employ nonunion labor. U. S. VERY SLOW PAY Clearfield, Pa., Aug. 16.?Fenwick LvIcCIcud, of Clearfield is in receipt of a check for $15 from the Govern ment, an accompanying letter ex plaining that the amount was due his fath&r for services rendered 53 years ago while a chaplain in the Army. The father has bene dead 47 veai*s. Af$1.00 Discount on Every Clothing Purchase of $10.00 Big Value Event Men's 69c union suits TFV 7! 35c Striped Silk Col 2 for ;... $1.80 uoiiar lars'4 for $I*?? Men's 25c,black hose, * $1.25 Silk Tie and Ar 6 pairs ! $1.00 JTl^ \T r0W Collar 50c Wash Ties, 3 -L/Cl/y Men's 50c Lisle Hose for $1.00 ? ^ - 3 paii*s for $1.00 $1.25 Blue Work . * Men's $1.25 Fall Shirts $1.00 a TT1 into 9 O W?*?kt union suits $1.00 Men's 25c Initial or j?3 xlL a J JrC k3 Boy's $1.00 Shirt and plain handkerchiefs 6 Arrow Collar, both for $1.00 415 KING STREET for $1.00 Men's Kool Kloth and Pain: Beach Suits at 20 per cent Off and Additional reduction of $ 1 *00 for Dollar Day "The Man's Store of Alexandria" Dollar Day Tuesday, August 19 In this day of excessive prices and alleged profiteering, the DOLLAR BAR GAIN is almost entirely unheard of. But for Alexandria's first big DOLLAR DAY?Tuesday?we have prepared a list of bargains calculated to appeal to every man and young man in the city. Look over t ais list and then pay us a visit on this big day. Come early and get first choice. $1.50 Leather Belts, Silver Buckles .. ^ | 111J $2.00 Shirts?Broken Sizes .. 11.00 Lisle Hose?AH Colors?3 pairs . = 11.00 Overalls?Broken Lots and Sizes St 00 Union Suits?Values to $1.50 00 Shirts and Drawers?75c Values, 3 for $1.00 19c Black Hose?S pairs ... $1.00 Caps?Values to $2.00?Special ^ | .00 None Sold to Dealers Men's Negligee Work Shirts &i \ tD J. All Sizes, 2 for 01 s \ . The Kuppenhciroer House in Alexandria Eddy Gerber CORNER KING AND ALFRED STREETS Opposite Gibson's $rug Store i' . ' - < I ? /" ? OUR ICE SERVICE. STATIONS No. 2?106 South Alfred No. 3?317 North Alfred No. 4?Commerce and Payne ii No. 5?*19 South lioyal Street 1 Are now open, where ice will be sold at Plant Prices Less than 100 lbs 40c per 100 lbs. 100 to 600 lbs 35c per 100 lbs. Quanitic-s in excess of 600 pounds at plant only ? Mutual Ice Company CAMERON AND UNION STREETS ? ~ H. W. WILDT & SON 106 North Royal Street ?7^=3 c ESTABLISHED 1852 BURKE AND HERBERT Bankers Investments, First Mortgages on Real Estate 3 Per Cent Paid on Savings Deposits COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA OFFICE OF CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES PROPOSED AMENDMENTS to t!to Ct .is'iiiution of Virginia, agreed to at session of General Assembly I and published in pursuance of section IHG of the ConstilMbp. ar.tl act approved February \i, 190S. A RESOLUTION proposing an-.endrr.i rit ti> see ion "2 of ur'.icls 2 of the Con. liunion ol' Virginia. :iri<i |iin. ? -or Ida-hut.-. said amendment and certifying the same to lite next general assembly. Ilesolvd i>\ the senate. the l.-.n ? ?!??! .-gait concurring (a majority cf tiiu members <-leei.-<! to ta?;li Ih-'im . ??????",ur). 'i'iir.! i! 1 ? ? fi 11? ? v.*itiu* amend ment u> Hie ('mi; r itu?.?>?11 of Vii::it,i 1. In. .d ti'.e sa)i;c is iproposed, and referred to 1!. generaI a-i;?e:::i>[y 1* I ? ? ?,- , ri .it the next "i-li? r-il election of membirs of (l:e house t'l dclegat s. for concurrenci,-. in Conformity with the i?:. >vin:..? nf ,-i-i:i''on o.te iiunu.c i timely-; :x, of article fliteen of tiie said Constitution. namely: sir;;.. ;'ri.n. the Constitution i f Virginia section thirty-two, which is in the following words: ?See. ;iJ. livery person qualified t ? v ?te shall he cli'.ible to any office of t S'!*c. in 0:' any < itnty. ci-. . :??? . *. 1 ?- r* s<,od:.i. ? rt of the Statf, wherein }:e resides, escc/t as otli-rv ? ! in tiii. <'oust itution, anil 0\"et-j?t ths;t this iiiovi.-.-.rt as to - ? ? I: i;i : : pp!y to .liiy oilice elective by mo people where t! ?*? in v.- provide .'!? r, .? -a ! women eighteen years of age shall he el: .-!e t.? the <- notary public, ::nd qualified to execute tii - bonds required oj 11 ? ? ? .1 . ?. p.ie:ty. And insert it; lie i ti: icof the f.? 11 ? ?.. i..? : Sec. Si, I've!'., pt 1 >n quaiil'.ed ? ? ? !i Si- .-?i .riM. t ? any olilce of the Slate, or ot' any ? 1 ? ?ity. cit*.. t "':i ' r "liu-r siibd ? ?. isnM. of tile State, where? .1 lie resid-s. ???:-:ejit as 0U1V" .. fir-'Viii-d in t!:i.- Constitution, and I except that this provision, ato r.-.-:de: '18 !.<>: apply ? (fice elective , by the people where law pro* ? nd except. 'urther. tluit the requirements of this- section as r ! v-fim: liquations shall not apply hi the appointment of 1 i-. !?- *?1? posit ? <?. >!?-?? a municipal government requiring special t? . 'i! >-r >? ?.??!! i tt- initig and experi ence. Men and women. *_i'ht??'?? yearf ? ae>- > ? > 11 h? to the otliee of notary public and qualilied to e:cee.;t.- tin- ie ads requited of tliem in that capacity. A TiKFOLUTlOX proposing amendment to section loS of the Constitution of Virginia. Resolved by the senate, tiie hou. e of ii--!''gat?vs ?? >tiii?ir. (a majority of the members eln'terl to ear'.i hmi'-e ar r . - ?. TiiaL ie '? .'lowing amend ment to the Constitution of \"ir:: 11,: 1 !.???. ai,d tie- is i:?rel?y proposed, and referred to the general aei.:hiy !.> le- e!;o.--.-n a the ;:e>:t gfiieral election of tnetubers of tiie hon.si of deie^.i. for i:???r*? tt-???. >n ? aiorm.t.y with the provisions of seeli -n ove hnnured ur.d ninei." <<( article Jifteen, of the said Constitutinn, namely: Strike ot;: from ti-- ('0:1. ti'u'i a 1 Viririnia sect I. m one hundred and thirty-eight, which is in the follov eg w.,r?ls: Section 1"S. The -ep<ra' as.-e:.l>: > ;? y. in its dise:??:on nrovide for the compulsory education <>! children t? :v 1 ti the api-? > ?? "t and twelve years, except such as are weak in h ?!;? ,.r r.ilitc or ? and write, or are attending private sehools, cr . rtt-tisi-d for ?.attsu by tin; district school trustees. And insert in lieu Hereof the following: Section !"'?!. Tie- gen.-ral as.-ef !?! - : y. in its discretion, provide for the compulsory education of children 1. itool a^e. o A TlKSOLl'TlON" proposing amendment io section "I! T of article S or the Constitution of Virginia, and providit'-.: for pubiishing said amendment and certifying the same to the next general assembly. Resolved by the senate and the house of delegate? fa majority of the members elected to each house agreeing thereto). That tiie following amend* mc'it to the Constitution ?>f Virginii be. and the same is hereby, proponed and referred to tiie g>-n.-ral ass'-mhic : > !>-? at t'f next general election of senators anil member: of lb,- 1 - e i f i!.- -;:;tl- ?. I : -t eo:ieiiri'?-ni e, in conformity to tlo- provi-atns (?!' ? ??ft ion (?!?.-? hundred and ninety-six of article fifteen of said Constitutie.n? namely: Strike out from the Constitution of Virginia seetion one hundred and scvent -en, which is in the words .:ud lii r< followii..;. to-v/it: Section 11T. fJeneral laws i-o- ih' <>? gaif/.ttion and government of cities and towns .??hall be enacted by the general assembly, and no special act snail be passed in relation thereto, except in the manner provided in article four of this Constitution, and then only by .- recorded vote ot" two-thirds of the members elected to eaeh hon e; :n;d i ? ej>: :il ? in t'.?' f-ase ol cities having more than fiftj thousand in'titbitanis. a.- hereinafter provided. T'-nt each of the eilies and towns of the S'ate having at the time of the adoption of this amendment a municipal charter may retain the san"\ e\eer>r ?-o far as it shall be repealed <-r amende.I by the general n.-sembly: provided, that every sueh charter is hereby amended so to rotifi rt1- to a!! the provisions, restriction j. linii!.-:* i ?n-- and powers set forth in tiii' article, or otherwise provided in this Constitution. Notwithstanding, however, anything in this article contained the general assembly may. by general law or b* !>??? i-?l act (passed as prescribed in article four of thir Constitution 1. deprrr ir. any re. r"'-! ie\cepf a? otherwise in this section er.pressly pruvidedl from :'??? form of orgalion and gov ernment jireperibed by this article for eitios and towns, an'l may provide, from time to time, for the various citir- and town- <?:' th ? Commonwealth such form or forms of municipal government as the general assembly may deem best: hut no form or forms of government authorized by the second paragraph of this section shall become operative exi'-wt a- to such cities or towns as may tbercatter arir.j,; tiie sai-.-- V *.? a majoritv vote of its qualified electors at an election to be held as r.-cv be prescribed* tiierefor by law. All the limitations "11 the powers of the coun-ils of cities and towns imposed by this article shall apply in like manner to the nrincipal lesi lative authority under any form of government which may be authorized hereunder. The term "council" as used in sections r re- hundred and twenty-five and one hundred and twenty-seven of this Con-'.i: ?;|--,i, shall be construed to include the body which., mil- r any for:?- of i?. in.-1 'g-ivi !?:>: ? nt. siiall be vested with the principal legislative authoritv >??? such mu:v> iptiiily. The general assembly, for t!p- -;'os> <.f ;;r:i !e. may classify cities according to their population but the ii>:.\-;nitm population" prescribed for any class shall exceed the minimum population for the same class by at least ten thousand. The general assemblv..at the request, made in manner which may be prescribed by law. of nnv eitv hiving a population of over fifty thousand inhabitants, may grant a special form of government for such city. Any laws o>- Char'ers enacted pursrant to the provisions of this section shall be subject to the provisions of this Constitution relating expressly to judges and clerics of courts, attornew-- -v-r 'he Commonwealth, commissioners of revenue, city treasurer and city sergeants. ?.\nd insert in lieu thereof tfie following! Sec. 117. (a) General laws fc r the organization and government of cities ar.d towns shall-be enacted bv the general assembly.:and no special act shall be passed in relation thereto, exceot in the manner provided in article four of this Constitution, ar.d then only by a recorded vote of two thirds of the members elected to each house. Rut each of the cities and towna O' 'b*1 State having at the time of the adoption of this Constitution a municipal charter may retain the same, except so far as it shall be repealed or amended bv the general assembly : provided, that every such charter la nerebv amended to con.orrn to all the provisions, restrictions, limitations and vO~.ir.3 sat fortu tni- cr ;'.horr.':c; prcv;d-;i rti*v.tisr., \ Your Storage Battery IS THE LIFE OF YOUR CAR ' * You are sure of the best the market af fords if your car is equipped with a Gould Battery For Everything Efectrical 502 KING STREET Like Putting Money in the Bank it is to have your tire vulcanizing done by us. There's no exag geration in that state ment, as we can prove by the experiences of many of our custo mers who have saved hundreds of dollars on our ^vulcanized tires. New tires cost a lot of money, and our vulcanizing makes old tires almost like new. That's why. The Aero Auto Company 1101 King Street Phone 820. (b) The general asgembly may, by general law* or by special act, (passecj la the manner provided In article four of this Constitution) provide for the Organization and government of cities and towns without regard to, and unatfeciied by any of th? provisions of this article, except those of .sections one hundred and twenty-four, one hundred and twenty-live, (except so far a* the provisions of section one hundred and twenty-fiv? recognise the office oj mayor and the power of veto) one hundred and twenty-six one huudred an? Ivrenty-seven and one hundred and twenty-eight of this article and exeep those mentioned In sub-section id) of this .?action. The term "Council" as u??>:< In any of said sections shall Include, the body exercising legUi'-tiv*- author it: fvr the city or town, and all ordinances enacted and reHoJutlotw adopted b; B-cli body shall have the same force and effect for all purport.*. us If en.irte. or ndnjited In accordance with the provisions of sect!or; oik hundred an tweritj-three of this nrticlo. I'-ut such organization and k vOtn'ir .'fit shal apply cnly to such cities or towns as may thereafter adopt th?' sakm* by niajoriiy vote of those qualilled voters of any such city or town voting In a ejection to be held for the purpose, as may he pn.vlded by law. * (c >? The general assembly, at the rcijue*t of m;} eiiy .n- town made 1 manner provided by law. may grant to It any special form of oraanizrUio' and government authorized by sub-se-lion < 1?> of this section, and subj.-cl to all of th?? provisions of that sub-.sceU<>n. vscept that it ?>hall not be neccsl sary for such city or town to thereafter sd pi the .i:ne. j (d) Any laws or charters enacted pursuant to 'I.'- provisions of thilj section shall be subject to tiie provisions of this Constitution relating exl pressly to judges and clerks of court.'. attorney- fur 'he COmmonwealtlf commissioners of revenue, city treasurer: ami eity S'-rr.-ants. (e) Any form of organization and government atn!: >ri'/.ed by any prqj vision of this section which iiiav have been adopter! h< r? :.>ff?re by any citn or town pursuant to any act of llie general nssembf.t enacted before sucJ provision bi"':tme effective, and which is now in operatien, i?, hereby declare# legal and valid ah initio, and shall have the same force and otfect as if i had been authorized by this Constitution at the time of its adoption. A KKSOLl'TION* proposing amendment to section 133 of articlo 9 cf th : Constitution of Virginia. Resolved by the house of delegates, the senate concurring (the ma> jority of the tuenibers elected to each house agreeing thereto). Tiiat th following amendment to section one hundred and thir'v three, article nitK of the Constitution of Virginia, he and is hereby, proposed and referred t' tho general assembly at the first regular .-?*>:.?ion held after the next genera election of members of the house of deb-sate.' for its concurrence fn con formity with the provisions of section one hundred and nlnety-si::, of artiol fifteen of said Constitution, namely: Strike out from the Constitution of Virginia section one hundred an thirty-three of article nine, which is in the following words: Section 133. Racli magisterial district shall constitute a separate scho< district, unless otherwise provided by law. fn each school district ther shall bo three trustees selected, in the manner and for the term of otlic prescribed by law. And insert in lieu thereof the following: Section 133. Kach magisterial district shall constitute a separate schoc disfrict. unless otherwise provided by law. In each school district ther shall be not more than three trustees selected, in the manner and for th, term of office prescribed by law. Men and women may serve as school trusses in said districts, and li cities and in towns forming separate school districts. A RESQI.L'TIOX proposing: amendment to section 181 of the Constitution of Virginia. Resolved by the house of delegates, (lie senate concurring fa majority of the members elected to each house agreeing) That ti.? ? following amend ment to the Constitution of Virginia he, and ti-e sarin- is hereby proposed] and referred to 111?general assembly to bo dio.-. n .-it the next ;?< mra! ? ? I??o tion of members of tin- house of delegates, for its concurrence, in confornill with the provisions of section one hundred and nine!y-slx, of article lifteenl of the s??id Constitution, namely: , Strike out front the Constitution of Virginia section one hundred an^ eighty-four, which is in the following words: Section 18!. So debt shall be contracted by the State except to mee casual dcticits in the revenue, to redeem a previous liability of the Stat to suppress insurrection, repel invasion, or defend the State in time of war Xo scrip, certificate, or other evidence of Slate indebtedness, tdtall be issuecj except for the transfer or redemption of stock previously issued, or for auc, debts as are expressly authorized in this Constitution. And insert in lieu thereof the following: Section 181. Xo debt shall be contracted by the Strite except to con struet. or reconstruct, public roads, to meet casual deficits in the revenue to redeem a previous liability of the Stale, to : uppf-s inst:rree?ion, repe invasion. or defend the State in time of \v ir. Xo scrip, certificate, or ot.he evidence of State indebtedness, shall be issued e\*. cot for the transfer o redemption ?[ stock pr-\ iously issued, or for such debts us ure express! .Authorised in this Constitution. A RESOLUTION proposing an amendment to section 136 of article 3 c the Constitution of Virginia, and providing f?r publishing :a;d nmondmca and certifying the same to the next scs ion of the general assembly. Resolved bv the house of delegates, the ?=.?:i.? t? ? e.incirri: ? ia majoriti of the members elected to eri.-h house agreeing). That ti e following amend m-'nfc to the Constitution of Virginia be. and ti e same is her. by. propose* ar.d referred to the general as.-emMy '?"? be chosen at the n?'-xt leioral elcr ti-in of members of the hoi, -, "i deb u'..-fc.". t'.,r its concurrence. ;ll e<.t; rorrnit with the provisions of section otic hundred and ninety-six, of jirtiel.; lifteei of the raid Constitution, namely: Strike out from the Constitution of Virginia section one hundred an thirty-six, which is in the following words: f Section !:!<?. Each county, city, town, if the same be a separate school district, and school district is a U.thorded to raise additional s :.i; by a ta] on one such schools as in their judgment the public welfare may r"<u.ire; r.rovldeV that such primary schools as may be established in any scj,< >>1 year, sh.-rf be maintained at K-i.-t four month.- of that school year, before nr.y pr/r of the fund "assessed auU collected may be devoted to the establishment c schools of higher grade. The boards of supervisors of the several countiel and the councils of the several citic.--, and tov. ns if the sanv- he rati school districts, shall provide for tiic levy and collection of such local licbocj And insert in lieu thereof the following Section Each county, city. if ??*????= f - -?? i-i""Ji? oci district and school district is authorized to raise additional .-.ims by a tri on property, nor to exceed in 11J^r.'~^ 1 J: v,, 'u,'.'" ,1' :"i ' I''f?'r, lev] =trict. and school district is a.utHore/e(J t,, raise amniionaj -, py t-.i property, not to exceed in Che aggregate five mills on the doilar in an J e year, to be apportioned and expended by th |i? ,j n'l:tliorlti# ?>aid counties, cities, towns and districts in establishing ai... h'.i-?amirl Ann nisei. u. ? ? c j ? v town if the same be a separate schoj Section Eacii ? a,,th0rizcd'to raise additior.nl r.Jtns by a H istrict. and school di. tr ? .segregate in any >.ne vear : rate of Ie\1 on property, not to *'x'morn-d and expended by ti e 1 > ; i school atj to be tixed by law. toJ? i"PRO"1 ?,wnj? and districts in biishing at thorities of said c?''" , ' \n their judgment the public w> ?r:>re rnay r maintaining siich schools i '.,,',?.;irv schools as may be established in arj auire: provided that su ? ?jn?fj at least four months of thr, c|u.ol yeM school year. shall oe m ^ aJ4l^JOd and collected may be d'-vot 'fi to tlj before any part.of tne ,,<? hiWher grade. The boards of supcrvi.-or.i of t| establishment ot scnoois o rouncils of the several cities, and towns if ta several counties, a"u00l districts, shall provide for the levy and collectid same he ^- Parate^ i-c.? 1 of such Jocal school taxes. _*?*. that the forefroinpc is a true copy of amendments pr I 1 hcrSy r ^-Ltior, mi ssreod to by the General Assembly of Vi poserl to the Con- u ^ same is-published in pursuance of scction, 1. ! ia, session lJK. f the Genera! Assembly, approved February of the Constitution anu a 1908. JOHN W. WILLIAMS, - . ? . * / ? ?