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OE4TH four STORM
Jit ,;.? ?'-? Dnr: ? "r! !! Rtportg of Heavy* Casualties In Gulf Towns Pour Into Corpus Christi Corpus Christi;; Teas. Sept. IS.--; The list of "known dead in Corpus Chirislti and* environ? is now n earing the 200 mark, and is being swelled almost hourly. It is now feared that the death tolls wiR reach far into the Inindreds, as reports reaching here from across Nueces Bay in the vicinity of Port land. White Point and RocLta and other towns in that section tell a uni form story of heavy casualties. According to reports from that sec tion the receding waters have left bodies strewn along-the entire north shores of the bay. Burial parties are bein; sent out from here to scour all the lowfland's along Nueces Bay and bury them in the most epeditious man ner, as practically all hope of identi fying any of the bodies has been abandoned The temporary morgue opened in t'he Corpus Christi Couithouse was closed yesterday and all bodies now are being carried ' directly to. the cemeteries, where .they are buried with simple rites by waiting' clergymen. .Pieces of clothing, jewelry and other keepsakes found on the bodies of the victims are being preserved and filed with the county recorder in the hope they may later be of use to relatives and friends as a measns of identi fication. Austin, Texas, Sept. 18.?Rockport and Port Arkansas suffered tremend ous damage and need outside assist ance immediately, according to delay ed appeals from those cities received by Gov. W. P. Hobby. Three lives were known to have been lost at Rock port, one at Arkansas Pass and four at. Port Arkansas. NON-MAGNETIC SHIP Carnegie, Built For Compass Correc tions, Will Pay Visit to Every Corner of The Globe Baltimore, Sept. 18.?The non-mag neitc ship Carnegie, one of the most unusual vessels afioat, which has been repairing at this port for more than three months, will leave tomorrow morning for a test trip to Washing tort, after which a 30-month cruise will be started, during which she w?H visit every corner of the globe. The Carnegie, which is owned by the Cargegie Institute, performs import ant scientific work in detecting com pass deviation and variation at vari ous points and her reports are of great value to mariners. No steel or iron is used' in the con struction of the Carnegie for the pre ence of these metals will interfere with-the accuracy of tTie observations made by the scientists who make re ports to- the Institutte. When observa tioris are being miade, knives and even collar buttons miade of the offensive metals' are taken from the crew and placed in a non-conducting insulated bo.. in order that'her : d?Sica^e instru ments may not be affected by other than the polar magnetic influences. COFFEE FUTURES DROP Prices in New York 10 Cents Lower Than on June 30 New York, .Sept. 18.?A sensation al decline in the market for coffee futures here, yesterday followed sharp declines in Brazil. The pricp for- December deliveries was-quoted at 13.70 cents a pound, making a decline of 165 points from the clos ing quotations of yesterday and a new low level for the present sea son. The price of coffee on the exchange here has declined more than 10 cents a pound since the end of last June, as buyers for 'consumption have been holding off and Brazilian hold era have shown more disposition to sell under the pressure of new crop receipts. WILL HOLD PLEBISCITE Luxemburg to Determine Whether Duchy Shall Join France or Belgium Economically A plebescite is to be held in the Grand' Duchy of Luxemburg after the ratification of the treaty of peace to determine whether th* form of gov ernment shall be changed and also to determine whether the Duchy shall join France or Belgium economically. At present the Grand Duchy is gov erned by a council of 15 members and a Chamber of Deputies of 52. There are two political part.es the Liberals and Conservatives?who are divided aiong the usual lines of how far the church influence should cxierd to policial .* f.rairs and als:. a l'".e of cleavagY :s now growing' u;? as to whether t:h? l^and DucY-/ -hall hin toward Fr'ar.: * or Belgium:sThc Crunch Duchy is rsnJ'y ruled by the president of the" council, who is named by the Grand Duchess or. ad vice of the majority of the Ohambe* of Deputies, fo"ow;rg the vs'iai par lia^VWy \ . 1;Janitors anp pr^ftessors t 1 ?' s.r Eastern New York z;ndo*ntent Fund Offical Contrasts Their Wages In Harvard Campaign New York, Sdpt. 18.?.College pro fessors are woiise paid than janitors and- scrubwomen in the same, institu tions, charges Gardner II. Perry, of Albany,, a Harvard graduate*, who is chairovsm oi' the Eastern New York endowment committee to 'raise funds for Harvard University. The univ. ?j:ty want'3 $11,000,000. ? ? "So long as the janitors of our col lege hairs and the scrubwomen of the libraries get larger salaries than pro fessors, just so long shall we be in dar.ger of seeing our universities bo come second-rate schools of advanced education," .he said'- ?? f'The remedy for this condition i; not lowering the- pay of the .janitor and- ? scrubwomen, but raising the salaries of our teachers." - '*? ALBERT LONG DEAD Confederate 'Veteran Was Thought Oldest Man In Virginia Harrisonburg, Va.. Sept. 18. Al bert Long, 101 years old, Confede rate, veteran \vho served in the Tenth Virginia infantry under Col. S. B Gibbons, and believed to be the old est' niton in the State of Virginia, died .yesterday at the home of his daughtr, Mrs. Nancy Ruebush, near Singer's Glenn, from the effects of a cancer -growth. Long was the sole survivor of a family of sixteen, and is survived by -a. daughter, aged <5. Long had voted, it was said, for every Democratic nominee since Van Buren in 1840. FIREMAN DIES IN BLAST Nashville, Tenn., Sept. 18.?W ith a roar that shook windows in Green brier, a mile .and a half away, the boiler of an engine on a westbound Louisville & Nashville freight train at Hygiea Station, twenty miles from1 Nashville, exploded, killing the fireman, R. J- Jones, of Slaugh ters, Ky., and badly burning the engineer, W. T. Cook, of Nashville, yesterday ' morning. The station house was razed, Jones was blown from the cab and was buried under the debris of the building. BREWERS MOVE TO JAMAICA As a result of the prohibition law in America, several financiers of that country together with with Ja maican business men, have formed J company for thte manufacture of beer and other malt liquor here. Heal Skin Diseases It is unnecessary for you to suffer . with eczema,blotches,ringworm,rashes ; and similar skin troubles. .Zenio/ ob tained at any drug store for 35c, or SHOO for extra large bottle, and prompt ly applied will usually give instant relief from itching torture. It cleanses and soothes the skin and heals quickly and effectively most skin-diseases. ?, - Zemo is a. wonderful,' penetrating, disappearing 'liquid and.is soothing to the most delicate skin. It is not greasy, is easily applied and costs little. ^,et it today and save all further distress, The E. W. Rose Co., Cleveland. O. Women Bright eyes, a clear skin and a "body full of youth and health may be yours if you will keep your system in . order by taking COLD MEDAL Th? world's standard remedy for kidney, liver, bladder and uric acid troubles, tbe enemies of life And looks. In use sinca 3656. All druggists, threo siz^c. Look for the ntno Gold Medal on erury box ud Accept no imitation Doiri Trifle With Croup, * or a Deep Cold When.you havcacold in the chcst ana it hurts to cough or breathe deeply, that is the danger signal, and you are risking pneumonia if you don't heed it. MOTHERS JOY Salve is a reliable remedy in the treat ment of croup, coughs, colds, sore ness in the chest and kindred troubles. It is warming and penetrating, and quickly re lieves conges tiod and sore ness. An invalu able remedy for croup, and harmless to the tenderest skin. Doctors recom mcud it; good dealears sell ft. 25 c and 50c jars. Goose Grease Co. i Cftaibor*, K.C.* AUSTRIA'S FOOD FAMINE Decree Expelling All Persons Who i)j Not Claim Legal Residence Vienna, Sept. 18.?In an effort to ccpe with food and fuel conditions ;he Austrian Government has just issued a decree expe*~ng from fhe country all persons who do uni claim a bgal residency here. This decree, which becomes effect ive on September 2S, witl affect a large number cf Galicians and many Hungarians remaining in Austria after they were ordered to leave th; country some time ago. Notwithstanding this decree. thf Minister of Finance has forbidden aliens to remove money from the banks, and thus thousands of peo ple find themselves expelled within a few days and unable 10 secure their money. The Polish Government h?as entered a strong protest. In the meantime the city itself is : living from hand to mouth. It is c:1 gesied beyond description, there b>, ing a large idle population of th'.' | actual unemployed and "drifters" \vh ! gave up their w-ork in other district- : and came to this city. BURCH ELECTED BISHOP Episcopalian Convention Names Sue- ; ccssor to Greer New York, Sept. 18.?The Rt. Rev. Charles Sumner Burch. suffragan bishop cf the New York diocese cf Protestant Episcopal Church, was sleeted bishop of New York cn the third ball'at at a special diocesan con vention yesterday. He succeeds th ; '.at? Bishop David H. Greer, Wo More glf g or mice, after you use RAT-SNAP, j t's a sure rodent killer. Try a Pkg. j and prove it. Rats killed with Ra.'- ; SNAP leave no smell. Cats or do/s ' won't touch it. Guaranteed. 23c size (1 cake> enough for Pantry j Kitchen or Cellar. 50c size (2 cakes* for Chicken: House, coops, or small buildings. $1.00 size (5 cakes) enough for ari farm and out-buildings, storage build ! ings, or factory buildings. Sold and Guaranteed by R. E. ! Knight and Son, Alexandria; Mankind j Store, Falls Church. Now is the time to have your . heating system overhauled for the winter. Repairs a specialty. E. P. JENKINS J! GENERAL CONTRACTOR Steam and Hot Water Heating Pipeless Furnaces and Gas Fitting jj Cor. Cameron and Royal Sts. |j Tel. 555-J Alexandria. Ya. ; ... ... Boarding School For Young Men and Boys LEONARD HALL HIGH SCHOOL Leonardtown, Md. Under the Direction of the Xaverian Brothers. Classical, Commercial and Agri cultural Courses. Grammar Grades for Boys Over Ten Years of Age Delightful and Healthful Location Athletic Field and Gymnasium Ideal Companionship For catalog address?-Brother Gerard, C. F. ,X., President. rf A SPLENDID TONIC Says Hixon Lady Who, On Doctor^ Advice, Took Cardui And Is Now WelL Hixson, Tenn., ?"About 10 years ago I was," says Mrs. J. B. Gadd, of j this place, "I sufferd with a pain in j my left side, could not sleep at night : with this pain, always in the left side ! My doctor tcld me to use Cardui. 1 i took one bottle, which helped me and , after my baby came, I was stronger ? and better, but the pain was still i I at first let it go, but began to get < weak and in a run-down condition, so ! I decided to try som m?re Cardui, j which I did. This last Cardui which I took made me much better, in fact, cured me. I | have no return of this trouMe. I feel it was Cardui that OJred me, \ and I recommended it as a splendid ! female tonic." Don't allow yourself to become weak j and run-down from womanly troubles. ' Take Cardui. It should surely help ; you, as it has many thousands of. other women in the past 40 years. Headache, backache, sideache, nervous ness, sleeplessness, tired-out feeling, are all signs of womanly trouble. Other women get relief by taking Cardui. Why not you? All drug-, gists. rickmond theatre i 'The Spile B'ide." Selznick ! Picture starring Olive Thomas, j comes to the Richmond Theatre to dav. It's simply n knockout?the best , thinu that (he screen lias seen in : many moons. It has ;nap, clash and zest; a human picture of human ; people presented in a human way. , And Olive Thomas was never better 1 in her life. She is the essence of j youth?youth at its tinest?with its ! simplicity, grace, charm and wist : fulness. | "The Spite Undo/' is a drama of I youthful impulse with just enough thrills to make you a little bit creepy?not enough to make your spine run cold?with enough sus pense to keep you interested from j start to finish?with enough laughs ; to give that nice warm fooling in *ide and a few tears which irive you a pleasant, hapDy feelir;? after ward. 1NGOM All TIIEATKK The attraction at the Insoaiar Theatre tonight will be "American Aristicracy." featuring Douglas Fairbanks, [t is a regular Fair bank's picture with thrills aplenty. "Rat-Snap Beats the Rest Trap liver Made" Mrs. Emily Shaw Says "My husband bought $2 trap. I bought a 50c box of RAT-SNAP. The trap only caught 3 rats but RAT SNAP killed 12 in a week. I'm never without RAT-SNAP. Reckon I I couldn't raise chicks without it." RAT SNAP come* in cakes. Three sizes. 2oc. r.0c, $1.00. Sold and guaranteed by R. E. K.nijrht and Son. Alexandria; > Mank'n's Store, Falls Church. s- \ n. W\i -?! v WtM It Wins a Woman FS&Mi V ? ! No woman can resist the charm of :t diamond solitaire. I:s fire and jflitter fascinate her as 110 other jewel does. Jf you want to make your wo man friend or relative happy and always grateful to you, buy her one of our diamon 1 rings. We shall he j?!ad to ?l ' yy ?' surest the suitable stone for ihe purpose. Call and see our assortment?it's dazzling. SAUNDERS Sc SON 629 KING STREET. Your Storage Battery IS THE LIFE OF YOUR CAR ' Yon are sure of the best the market af fords if your car is equipped with a Gould Battery For Everything Electrical J 502 KING STREET i We'l! Sew on a Button, Mend a Rip, Put in a Tuck or Let Out a Pleat ' \ There's no job too small or none too We Turn j large, none too simple or too complex Nothing j to demand our caretaking attention. Down ^ Cleaning Pressing Repairing Alexandria Pressing Co. Phone 10B7 712 King Street. Call us?We'll Call. .1. W. Lambert, M?r. pttza _ ? <T?J , to* . >? ii , J . I .1 ti aim .vops vc.0. SUSY CORNER" PENNA.AVE AT 8 TH.ST. in~TiiB m iBgii?wiwmtm?r- aMMnaMMOMnw Open From 9.15 a. m. io 6 p. m. Luxurious Winter Furs ; Are going out rapidly now, because they,are still to he had At Our Summer Sale Prices Marmot Coats, sport model, with deep cape collar, bell cuffs, belt and novelty lining ar $140.00 .? Marmot Coats, plain style or with contrasting : trimmings of raccoon, nutria, sealirie and Australian ' opossum. Desirable lengths, with belts. At $165, .SI75, $215, $245. Sealine Coats, plain models or trimmed with squir rel, Australian opossum or nutria. At $165, $185, $216, $295 Near-Seal Coats; choice pelts. 80 and 36 inches long plain or with self-border. At $245 and $295 1 Hudson Seal Coats, sports model, with combina tion belt. At $275.00 (M.LUMBER AND?BUILDING MATERIALS W o A u o & c o N r r~ Invest a Fart of Ycur Savings in Carefully Planned Building and Improving LUMBER FLOORING SIDING CEILING MOULDINGS DOCKS SASH BLINDS LATHS SHINGLES BUILDING LIME PORTLAND CEMENT WALL PLASTER PREPARED ROOFINGS TERRA COTTA PIPE AND EVERYTHING FOR BUILDING BUT THE H A R D WA R E W. A. SMOOT R CO., Inc. ALEXANDRIA. .VIRGINIA 9 W A s M O O T & C O N C I GOAL. LUMBER AND * BUILDING MATERIALS i_. rr.\ _ .i .... F^irst JMational Bank: 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 $1,829,331.47 " 4, 1918 $2,020,055.80 " 4, 1919 .. / $2,849,965.94 <5= -?V Pictures Changed Daily The Grand Theater .,1 Matinee Every Saturday V. -=i> TODAY COMEDY NIGHT REE Billy West in 9? "One Night Only A side splitting comedy Big V Special Presents "Zip and Zest" Something- New Sunshine Comedy 'Roaring Lions and Wedding Bells' One is better than the other. Come earlv TOMORROW Double Bill. See Francis Ford and May Gaston in U 5? The Graving Beautiful women climb from wine glasses in a man's hand, are poured from a bottle, seen under a water glass, come out of smoke, and confront him wherever he looks. Also Pete Morrison in "To The Tune of Bullets'' Alexandria Amusement Company's Attractions ,-F PRICES j :15c and 25c j /f Pictures Changed Daily ngomar PRICES 15c and 20c Select Presents Olive Thomas In a drama of youthful impulse "The Spite Bride Also a Harold Llovd Cornedv 99 Tomorrow?Tom Moore in "Thirtv A Week' Paramount Presents The athletic screen star Douglas Fairbanks m a American Aristocracy 99 . Tomorrow?Shirley Mason in "The Winning Girl"