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STRIKING WEAVERS RIOT
13,000 Silk Mill Workers Out in Lackawanna Valley. Scranton, Pa., Sept. 12.?Fifteen thousand silk mill workers in this vicinity are on strike. The strike began its spread among the 30 mills in Scranton early yesterday, with riot calls from the Ketterman and Mitchell and the Bentley and Two hey mills, to which police were hur ried. Six hundred marched from the Klotsc mill, parading to the Black Diamond weaving mill and the Keterman plant, where windows were smashed. The girl weavers were forced to join the strike. Mrs. David Iv. Davis, 70 years old, "Grandma Davis" of the Dorry mill. Rheumatism a completely washed out of the sys tem by the celebrated Shivar Min eral Water. Positvely guaranteed by money back offer. Tastes fine; costs a trifle. Delivered anywhere by our Alexandria Agents, F. S. Harper, J Inc. I'hone them. r : ~ ? ' THE DUNBAR FLORAL CO. Announces the removal of their flower store from 725 King Street to the greenhouses at Mt. Vernon Ave., and Bradciock Road I Until their new store can be re-1 modeled. Phone orders to 176-J or 650 and same ;vi!l receive prompt attention. j Madam Nevada i i Gifted Palmist and Clairvoyant j She does not tell j things to please j you, but reads your | hand just as it in- j diciites, from the J cradle to the grave; tells every person what steps in Hf< to take to better | themselves; what part of the coun try is best for therr tells you how to become healthy remain so; what business you are adapted for when and whom you will marry settles and eplains love affairs and family troubles; reunites the sep arated. Does everything seem to go wrong and has fortune never smiled upon you? Has your life been empty? Do i ot despair as you can yet learn the true road to success and happiness . for both await you if you will only ( know how when and where to find ! them which will be revealed to you. I! She tells you what you have done and j. what you are doing now and what \cu |' arc Lroin<r to do. ATI told without as):- i incr a single question. She has helped J others, why not you? No matter what may be your am- ! bition, hope or fears, she guaranrees J t& help you. Are you in trouble? I> you find the one you have bestowed j your trust and affection upon ai:'.:: j cool and indifferent toward you? Sh- j wil remove all obstacles and* tv': how to win and hold the one yo'.i sire. She guarantees satisfaction or n^ j charge. Reading $1.00 Located 605 King Street j "The Store of Greater Service" SCHOOL SUITS FOR YOUR BOYS Two Pairs Full Lined Trousers Made of fall-weight mixtures in well taikied mode'. Service able to withstand the hard weir your bey usually gives his clothes. Two popular styles to choose frcm?<the box pleated Ci* the waist-seam model wi'.h fan slash or patch pockets. Sizes 7 to i* years $1 !.*>>. Higher grade of Boy/ Two pants Woolen Suits in the new est styles an 1 mcdeis for th-j coming season of H'20. Price.* range from SI"* to 1S and ?20. Hoys' Fall Suits. .SS.i'S Norfolk Suits of fall-weight fabrics, in the popular waist seam or plain- models. Service able mixtures for school wear. Jv nicker trousers fully lined, izes 7 to IS years. Boys Serge Suits, $9.75 Strictly Al". Wool Navy Bit;-; suits of serge, with siir'r-ior i.v :orir.tr in the waist-seam mili tary back model. Norfolk Suits \y'::h knickeibockcr trousers. HI Sizes 7 to IS years. j| FiF.h Floor Lar.sburgh & Bro. Elakely, is in a serious condition i Pcckville mill, are laid up with.cuts, from cuts and bruises received in the J and Sydney Bliss, manager of the riding. Frank Peck, superintendent; Dickson City mill, was roughly and James Flynn, foi*eman at the ! handled. allwho have bad nerves AND ARE RUN DOWN SHOULD TAKE THIS WOMAN'S ADVICE "I surely sympathize with those who suffer from nerves and a run down system. I know from experience iiist what it means and because of what I suffered I believe that I owe if to others to tell how, at last; I found such great relief. I was recommended to take C'h'isco Vin, an old time nerve and body uild-ing tonic and it afforded me re i:cf almost from the first dose, but I kept it up, taking it regularly. I ym now on the third bottle and 1 surely fee! my old self again. In my opinion those who suffer with bad nerves and these who are run-dewn generally should lose no time in obtaining this wonderful tonic. The Alexandria agency for the sale cf Chasco-Vin is Edgar Warfield, Jr., Kin? and Pitt Streets. The Cleaning of J & ? V Ha? been added to our ever increasing business in cleaning rugs and carpcts. And our service is prompt and careful. May we demonstrate it to you? OUR TRUCKS GO EVERYWHERE Alexandria Laundry, Inc. eal Estate Bargain ! 5 acres land about 2 miles from city 011 con crete road. Improved with 6 room dwelling, chicken house and other outbuildings. Ap ple and pear trees, fine well at door. Cheap for quick sale. Edwin B. Garth \ 624 KING STREET ROOM 4 IFirst National Barak: ALEXANDRIA, VA. THE OLDEST NATIONAL BANK IN VIRGINIA The Largest and Strongest Bank in the City The Service Rendered by this Bank is Evidenced by its Phenomenal Growth. ' Resources March 5, 1917 ... ? $1,329,331.47 " 4, 1918 $2,020,055.80 " 4, 1919 $2,849,965.94 HAVE THE ADVANTAGES OF A The Gain-A-Day will answer your needs Alexandria County Lighting Co. Alexandria, Yfa. 524 KING STREET Phone 193 COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA OFFICE OF CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES PROPOSED AMENDMENTS to the Corslltufion of Virginia, agreed to at session of General Asscm-ily i i:S. ;hu! iiuMiv.dl in pursuance of section 1U(J ol' the Constitution an<i act approval February 3, 1908. A R 10S(JLUT ION" proposing amendment to scction ?.?f article 2 of tlie Constitution of V":rtrii:?. ami pre. in i>:;'.li.!iiug ...aid amendment and certifying- the same to the next gciier*! i. ..??mbiy. Resolved by the senate, the hot;."? ?>f delegates ?-c?r:jtr (a majority of the members elected to each )><?.;- o-.: That . iliuwine amend me::t*to the <*on;-tiLi:tir?n of Virgini:i. 1-c. :.?! ?? wniii! :s n-? :*? proposed. ri'fi ? red ti. tlie i;eneral fis;<clllbi.\ ! ? !>? ?. ? i; :ii the lirxt ue/n-ral eleeliull "f members of the house of deiegiiloi, ? >n< ::rreu. e, in ?? -siinrmity with the p:-.)vi.?i >ns of action flic hundstd uineiy-.-i.-:, of at is- ' lifteen of tlie said Constitution, namely: Strsue ?i:>: front the constitution of VI. ;i:::a ? Ii? j:? lh:rty-iwu, which 13 !u the following word?: Sec. i:very person qualified to v-?!? s'?:?!I !>?? ? ?lieil 1- to any office Of the Suite, or <>;' any county, city, tow:: < :? ti;.- Stat<\ wherein !.?; resides. except as olhcrw : ? . i:i ii. C..m:t ittllion. and i.\C" Pt thai this provi; ,;>n .*?.? to re. ?!:?! ? ? ?.-!?? ? :irto o!!ice ??lectivy by itie people where ti'*- ]n\v pi'tiv d>- ? '? Mvn :i;:d women eighteen yea!:: of a j;e shall Oe ?-i: ?:: *?Io to the ?? ???' no: Ij ! io. .uid qualified to execute the bond- required X: ? :; ??? ?...?ii c. :? ity. And insert in lieu t !i ?? r ?he follow .See. ."l". Kvt-ry person quaii -il to v -i - shall b?> cjjglble to any ofllce of the State, or of any county. city, t- w ? or <>,.vr .-uiidiv . , -n of the State, wherein he reside.*, c;;oepi : ?>ih\ : ? j . !?d in t' Constitution, and except that this provision as to re.--:'Jt napply ti i o.'iee elective by liie people wl,er- the law provn ? ? . . ?.>! ? nit ,n-r. that the requirements of thi.s section rts le- j.: .i-uv ? : v._.tt:r qua! i-atf.ns shall not apply in the appo.pi.met.l of ? ? ? c- , ? a ntunieipal government rcquirlns j>??? ? i? 1 t? ;?5 ? ?:.? ? I ? r ; ? t!. ti \ ; and experi ence. Men and women eighteen years el :. re ii be oii le to the oflico of notary public and qualiiled to execute the !useJ- reqt: : I o; lliein in that capacity. A RESOLUTION proposing amendment to section 13S of the ConHtitution e? Virginia. Resolved by the senate, tlie lu>U"e t? eon -tr i-i:T, (a majority of the members eh-e'..(i to i .aeh house .ujrei-itis-i. That ti:.- foU-iwinf? amend* metst to tiie Constitution of \'irmi>:ri h . . . tin I?y |>ropos-d, and referred to the sencral n??*ml 1> (?> h ? < h?? ? n at ".a ' '?.??tieral dection of members of the house ol dele^: '-f..r i?: 1 1 ?r?-j forniity with the provisions of section one hundred nr.d ninety ? io fifteen, of the said Constitution, namely: Striki- out from tin; ?'onstitu* i <of Virginia feofi"ti one hundred and thirty-eicht. which is in the follow >?; . v Section ins. The general as.-. ? may in its discret ? provide for the compulsory education of chiidri-u J?. ? j ?. ???n . . a:.-. it and twelva years, except such as are weal, in h -i;. ?.!. or e- i and write, or are attending private school.-', or at'e e-.-n . <! for can; - i>> tin: district school trustees. And insert in 'leu thereof the f->ll .v Section 1S8. The general ?? r.r.v. in its di.-erction. provide for the compulsory education of children school a;;,e. A RESOLUTION tiroposintr amcrtdm^nt to section 117 of article .x or the Constitution of Virginia, and providing for ptihi ' in:; ;.iid amendment and certifying the same to the next genera I assembly. Resolved by the senate and the hf?u?.* of res (n majority of thu members elected to each house agreeing there! ? . Tha following amend ment to the Constitution ??f Virumi- . ,-e.i the propo-<-.| nnd referred to the general assembly to !>.- .-I; ? n at t':' in :.t general election of senators nnd members of the house ol ral'-s. for it? ? incurrence, in coniormitv to the provisions of :-?? lion on - inta !:fd and nsnety-six of article fiftt ?en of said Constitution, namely: Strike out front the Cnnstltutiin ion one hundred tir.d seventeen, which is in the words and It .foliowi::^'. ti - "! ?' Section 117. 'tcneral laws for tin- ort'rttfrr.tion atid anient of cities snd t'?wr.s shall b? - enacted by t!.e . t > ? ? r? a: . ??'tihl; . and i ?' sfi'"'ial act sh'i'l be passed in relation thereti . exin-pi ti." i..? >?.* ? : pr'.v id.-d in art icle fo-.:r of this Constitution, and then only by a rer : \ 1 '? tw o-t'iirds of th? j members elected to each hou-e; and > \ ? ->pt a!>o in ;!?<? ?? " o. cities havtng ; more than fifty thousand inhabitants, a l-ereinaft'-r ' ' 'La* each of j the cities and towns of the State having* at iae tine- of ti:- a-loprli.ti of tliis amendment a municipal charier may r.n- :ri Hi- sann% ?so far as it shall be repealed or amended by the petti ? <! av-e-nS1; : t r > .ti? d, that every such charter is hereby amended so r. - *?> c-e.??? al! me provisions, res'rietinns, limitations and powers set i:. ti.: arts<? L?, or otherwise provided in this I'onstitutl ti. \otwithstandinc. however. anytliin~ :? this article (?>?: *:.'ned the general a?s-%:nhly may, by g-acr.:'. l i .v ,,Y |,V ,-i -I d art c ? ?> a - prescribed In article four of this ConstitutionL dcjt.M! in. .an\ re ?:>* otherwise in this section e\pr.'.----!y provided) >:i . t',,rm *??' o-ri: . -ti- n and srov ernment prescribed by this article for (? ? ??> .no! ' wns. : n-i may provide, from time to time, for the various cities and towns of the Commonwealth such form or forms of municipal giw-rnmc.it as !'. ;? 'I assembly may deem best: but no form or form-, of government a- 1 b;. the second paragraph of this section shall beconte opcr.ative i-\ a to such cities or towns as may thereafter ad^-n: the same by a major ?; \ 'c of its qualified electors at an election to h-* hold as may be prescribed*therefor by law. All the limitations on the powers of the ?-i. ;n< of ritii - .-mi tc-vns imposed by this article *hn!i apply in !I?<? manner to 'he principal legislative authority under any form of government which may be authorized hereunder. The term "council" as used in sections one hundred and tvventy-!ive and one hundred and twfntv-seven of this C'nrts;; :!'or> shall he r n d to includs the body v.-hich. under any form of rrv::- .-| givernmon'. -vhall be vested with the principal legislative authoriiv <: surh tr.na ei.v,;;-* . The general assemble, for tV- j.::< r i ,i; . tea;' classify cittei according to their population hut the maximum population prescribed for any class shall exceed the minimum por.t i for the same class by at least ten thousand. Tlte g'.-n'-ral assembly, at t'.e reqite: '. made in manner which may he prescribed by law*, of an- citv having a population of over fifty thousand inhabitants, may grant a spec-nl form of government for such city. Any laws o>- charters enacted pursv-nt to the provisions of this section Bhnll be subject to the provisions of this Constitution relating expressly to Judres ar.d clerks of courts, attorneys for the Commonwealth, commissioners of revenue, city treasurer and city sergeants." )And insert in lieu thereof the fo'llo-vine: Sec. 117. fa) General laws for t: ? organization and government ot cjties and towns shall be enacted bv the ^enorri! assembly, and no special act shall he passed in relation thereto, except in the manner provided ia article four of this Constitution, and then only by a recorded vote of two thirds of the members elected to each ho':.'-, Rut each of the cift?:3 and towns of the State having at the time of th? ado'-tmr, of this Constitution a municipal charter may retain the j.ame." except z-o tar a3 it shall b? repealed or amended by the general assembly : provided, that every such charter a he^Vy arsenacdI tc; cort.orn: to ai! the provisions, rc: tricf.ons. ItrnitatioDS and ??*r*r3 *?- forth in Jiis a. tide, or otherwise provided is tiiis Cosstitutlso. n. W. WILDT & SON 106 North Royal Street |f OUR ICE SERVICE STATIONS No. 2?406 South Alfred No. 3?317 North Alfred No. 4?Commerce and Payne x. No. 5?119 South Royal Street Are now open, where ice will be sold at Plant Prices Less than 100 lbs., 40c per 100 lbp. 100 to GOO lbs 35c per 100 lbs. Quanities in excess of 600 pounds at plant only Mutual Ice Company CAMERON AND UNION STREETS ESTABLISHED 1852 BURKE AND HERBERT Bankers Investments, First Mortgages on Real Estate 3 Per Cent l'aid on Savings Deposits (k) The general assembly may, by general law. or by spccial act. (passed la the manner provided in article four oi* this Constitution* provide for the ttrganlzation and government of cities and towns without regard to, and unaffected by any of th? provisions of this article, except those of sections one huudred and twenty-four, one hundred and twenty-Jive, (except .-o far aa tho provisions of section one hundred and twenty-five recognize the nfiice of mayor and the power of veto) one hundred and twenty-six one hundred and tirenty-seven and one hundred and twenty-eight of this article and except those mentioned in sub-section (<1) of this section. The term "Council" :i u.-i -l in any of said sections shall include the body exeroi: ???ng b ?; slative -111f8:? r?ty for the city or town, and all ordinances enacted and resolutions adopted by such body shall have the same force and effect for :.U uuipo.-- ?>. as i. ?.? 11 'de.l or adopted in accordance with the provisions of see! --si ? : ? ursdi d n?J twenty-three of this article. But such organlstation ??:.<! government .shall apply only to such cities or towns as may thereafter ad-p the . . ie by a majority vote of those Qualified voters of any such city or town voting lti an election to be held for the purpose, us may be provided by law. 'j (< ?The general assembly, ut the rentu T ol atiy^.jv , i i wo r.iad" in manner provided by law. may grant to it any spc.. ? form of organization and government authorized by sub-se> lion '!>) of th. .-ecto-ti. and subject to ali of the provisions of that sub-seti? -rs. i t th.it it .-"lia.ll not be neces sary for such city or town to therenfv r adopt t! .?s:i:e. (d) Any laws or charters enacted pur:u.:i:t to i;?'? provisions of this section shall be subject to the provisions of this Constitution relating ex pressly to judges and clerics of court?. att<rn< for tile Commonwealth, commissioners of revenue, city treasurers r>ti<l < i\- . :? nt-\ (e) Any form of organization and .? intm-nt .? > j-1 by any pro vision of thi:< section which may linvt i.e. ; ad"j't d I .?? b> any . itv or town pursuant to any aet of the general ? >i?'i!> en.o d. h. fore sueh provision became effective, and which is now in op<-r.;t;ou, i> hereby declared ' legal and valid ah initio, and shall have the same for- e and effect aa if it had been authorized by this Constitution at the time of its adoption. A RKSOIJ'TION* proposing amendment to section 133 cf article S of the i Constitution of Virginia. | ?Resolved bv ihe house of delegates, the senate concurring (the ma jority of the members elected to each house agreeing thereto). That tht following amendment to section ono hundred and thirty-three, article nine, j of the Constitution of. Virginia, be ami is hereby. : ? i>. ? ?! and referred to ' the general assembly at the first regular : m held after the next general | election of members of the house of iiele*.*ati : for its concurrence in con formity with 'he provisions of section one hundred and ninety-six, o? article | fifteen of said Constitution, nalnely: Strike out from the Constitution of Virginia ? ;ion one hundred and thirty-three of article nine, which is in the following v.' tds: Section 133. "Each magisterial district shall constifife a separate school district, unless otherwise provided by law. In each school district there shall be three trustees selected, in the manner and for the term of otlice prescribed by law. And insert in lieu thereof the following: Section 1 .'1.1. Kach magisterial district shall constitute a separate school district, unless otherwise provided by law. In ??.?<.-h school di trici there shall be not. more* than three trustees selected, in the manner and for tha term of ollice prescribed by law. Men and women may serve as school trustees in said districts, and in cltics and in towns forming separate school districts. A RESOLUTION* proposing amendment to section 181 of the Constitution of Virginia. Resolved by the house of delegates, the senate concurring (a majority of the member# ejected to each house agreeing) That the following amend ment to the Constitution of Virginia ho. and the same is hereby prop .sed, , and referred to the general a.?vembly to he < m<? ?i at tl>- next geini al elec tion of members of tiie house of delegates, for its concurrence, in conformity I wirh the provisions of section one hundred and ninety-six, of article fifteen, of the s?id Constitution, namely: Strike out from the Constitution of Virginia section one hundred and eighty-four, which is in the following words: Section 1SJ. N'o debt shall be contracted by the State except to meet casual deficits in the revenue, to redeem a previous liability of the State, to suppress insurrection, repel invasion, or defend 'be State in time of war. No scrip, certificate, or other evidence of State iiob btedness. shall be issued, except fur the transfer or redemption of stock previously issued, or for such debts as are exoresslv authorised in this Constitution. And insert in lieu thereof the following: Section 181. N'o d'hr shall be contracted 1-y the State except to con struct. or reconstruct, public roads, to meet ??a. in! deficits in the revenue, to redeem a previous liability of the Stale, to suppress insurrection. repel Invasii n. or defend the State in time of war. N'o ??rip, certificate, or other evidence of State indebtedness, shall be issued < xecpr for the transfer or redemption of stock previously issued, or for such debts aa are expressly authorized in this Constitution. A RE?OT.UTlON' nroposing an amendment to section 13C of article 5 of th" Constitution of Virginia, and providing for publi: hing said amendlltent and ccrtil'ving tiie same to the next session of the general embly. Resolved hv the house of delegates, ?!.?* senate concurring fa majority ; of th'- members elected to en h house agreeing!. That the following n;iicm! ! ment to tiie Constitution of Virginia be, and the same is hereby, proposed, i and referred to the general a - -embly to he chosen at th? next general ??lcc? ! tion of members of tin lion e delegr-* for its con??urrence, in conformity with the provisions of section one hundred and ninety-six, of article fifteen. I of the said Constitution, namely: Strike out from the Constitution of Virginia section one huudred and i thirtv-six. which is in th" following words: Section 1 .???;. Kach countv, cifv, town, if t!ie same he a separate school ! district, and school district is authorized to raise additional sums by a ta< 1 or! property, r.ot to exceed In the aggregate five mills on th< d i: r in anv ene ye.-.r, to be apportioned and expended by the !?? rc'.o.d .auilioritier of said counties. eiti--s. towns and district- in establishing ai:<! i.i-.intainjm; c11ch schools as in their judgment the publicwelfare may ret:ire: provided. I that such primary schools as may be established In any s. hool ye.-ip, ^ball be maintained at least four months of that school year, before any part j t. . uin-l assessed and collected may be dov :? d to the c tab! ishmct.t o! ' cei.f.ois of higher grade. The boards of supervisors of the ;.o\.-ral countie. am2 tiie councils of the several cities, and towns if the r.-irne be separate | school districts, shall provide for the levy and collection of such local achoo! taxes. , ., , .... And in^rt in li^i thereof tho follow incr. ejection' county, city. town, if the same he n separate school district "and school district is authorized to raise additional rums by a ta OII nroii'Tf. tior to exceed in tiie aggregate III any ono year a rate of l<;v*. to be fixed bv law. to be apportioned and expended by the 1- < 1 school au tho-itics of "-aid counties, cities, towns and districts in e. tabli hing am mai'itai'n:n" such schools as in their judgment the public welfare may re otiire- 'nrov d. i that such primary schools as may be e.-.t.-,!>!j, ;,^d in an*, school vear shall be maintained at least four months or fr,;.? m:>:oo! year, b fore anv part of the fund assessed and collected may be devoted u, th establishment of schools of higher grade. The boards of supervisrir.-i of th ?sevVral 'counties, and the councils of the several cities, and towns if th same be separate school district^, shall provide for the levy and col'.ectio; of such local school taxes. . T hereby certify that thr forc<?oinj* is ?. true copy of amendments pro po?od to the Constitution and agreed to hy t!:e Genara! Assembly of Vir ^?ir.ia, session 1018, and the samo is published in pursuance of scction 19 of the Constiration ujjd ztfct o- tiio General Assembly, approved February ?. W0w' JOHN W. WILLIAMS,^ ' Cler^; House o' iJelajates of Virginia.