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PUBLISHED EVERY AFTBKVOO^
Exceit Sanday
By the Alexandria Gazette Corporation
SIT King Street, Alexandria,-Va.
HOWARD TV. SMITH, President and
Treasurer
WILLIAM A. SMOOT ... Yfce-Preilacm
MICHAEL T. DWYBB ........ Editor
Entered at the Poatofflce at Alexarr
drla. Virginia, as aecond class matter
GOING OFF HALF-COCKED
Ten or twelve years ago a cer
tain ; neighborhood' in Alexandria
?was convulsed by the excitement in
dent to an alleged attempt to kid
nap a little child by an erratic man
who resided in Alexandria county.
The case was investigated by the
authorities, (but it amounted tro
not hirer. Women in the section of
the city referred tor were wrought
to the highest pitch of excitement,
and while it was on with all its
force some signified their intention
to use carving knives, others boiliitg
water, rolling pins, etc., should any
parson have. the temerity to ap
pto^eh one of their offspring. At
this-time a citizen chaneM to walk
one 'evening in the neighborhood in
an excited condition, when a small
child, to young to talk, walked up
to fi5m and took his hand in a con
fiding mapner. The little one \*e
fused' to let go his hand, and the
man. realizing he was in a neigh
borhood where excitement prevailed
ccndemirg alleged' kidnapping be
came apprehensive, and stopped end
forcibly, removed the child's hand
not knowing .what might follow
should a try "kidnapper in the
neighborhood'' be raised.
!An incident in Philadelphia last
Sunday brought the above to mind
? John F. Tully, 21 years old, war
roughly treated by an angry crowd
at his home when it w-as reported
in the neighborhood that he had as
saulted a nine year girl. Tully was
arrested and yesteday the charge
was; dismissed .by the Police Court,
which believed Tully had been un
justly accused.
T?ie child often visited the Tully
home and ran errands .for members
of Che family. Sunday she was sent
for :a bottle of milk and returned
without any. She than ran honu
cryihg and an unjust charge was
preferred against Tully, which wa.c
disproved in every detail.
FATE OF EDITORS
A preacher in a Presbyterian pul
pit of Baltimore last Sunday sealer'
the fate of editors. They were placed
by the minister in the irreligiou;
lht.with 'politicians..
'Rev. Dr. Harris E. Kirk in a ser
mon which he. V preached Sunday
night at Frank]1? Street {Presbyter
ian.ChviU'h, made this .startling an
nouncement.
The subject of the sermon was
not political, but the sneaker made
reference' to the chaotic jndustria
^condition and the "every of spencl
in-'tr*~ which have seized unon the
people of the country.
<lThe country" he remarked, "ir7
being governed' by the journalist?
and the politicians, neither of whom
know anything nor care anything
about the Christian religion."
The above will be read with con
cern by the many whose lot has
?placed {him in s/uictums. Some
?knights cf the quill make the words
c?f one'of the apostles?"Let pa
tience have her perfect work*'?
their slogan in trying moments.
"He often entets h'~ den with a va
cant nv'nd II is imagination is run
ning: law. there have been no oc:*ur
rcnces during the night, rem c.drh
is normal and he is informed early
that much copy will be required dur
ing the day. ,iSub>cribers expect
?something original or startling
while the man who has .no vacation
but is kept upou the treadmill every
!dav and in many cases with Sunday
not excepted, scratches his herul in
apprchensicn-. And now when he
hoars; that, like Simon Magus, he
has neither lot nor part, in the
?Christian rcligicVi. his depression
becomes acute.
TWICE REPUDIATED
It is not given to every politician
to achieve the distinction of being
twice repudiated .by his own party
within three days, but Senator
Lodge- has made that record * and*
seomjs'proud of it says the Philadel
phia {Record. "The Senate Commit
tee oft foreign -Relations, of -which?
he is ch'airmlan, "had made through !
him a favorable report on S6 amend-: |
ments to the peace..treaty ^proposed
by Seantor Fall. /Senator Lod\?fe
made a long speedh in support of
the&e amendpients, of which he ex
pressed his strong approval. By
majorities ranging fruiri 15 to 28
the Senate on Thursday last con
? teirptucusly tcssecl the \vhol-e bunch
into the waste .basket
"Smarting undei cms reverse, the
! Massachusetts Senator hurried.
;a|vvay to his home State, whose Re
publicans held their convention > on
Saturday. There, after making a
.bitter fight to secure a complete
'indorsement of his course, he hud
the mortification of having to lis
tAi to the- reading a platform
favoring "prompt ratification of the
treaty of peace without amendment,
but with.such equivocal and effec
tive 'reservations," etc. To save,
his face the great Henry had to
insist fchat he would continue his
policy unchanged, and such in his
obstinacy hat he will probably do
so. He*now knows, however, what
a' vcr'y large majority of his Sena
torial colleagues and of the people
of his own State think of his brand
cf partisan s<hip." .
THE INDUSTRIAL CONFERENCE
The industrial conference is now
n session in Washington, and the
t yes of the nation are directed to
wards its deliberations.
Exactly how Mr. Gompers, who
believes in unionizing police de
partments and permitting the rail
roads of the country to be tied up
by strikes, can reach easy agree
ment with those who believe that
course spells anarchy is not dis
cernible says the Baltimore News.
Only <a few days ajio Mr. Gompers,
testifying before the Senate Labor
'Vnlmittee on the anti-strike pro
?i.4-i< n in the Cummins bill, said: ?
,{It s not necessary but repug
nant to the spirit of the Consritu
Mm nnd antagonistic to the spirit
f the. Republic. American wc-rk
"n.:n will not surrender the right
v. stop work. The section would
imply create lawbreakers. If this
et-tion is passed I would have no
,yi^re hesitancy in participating in
i strike than I would now."
As our cc'temporary says, ''no
av^u-meint is going to convince
Gc?v.(pers that he is wronjr. If Ci;n
rrcss believes that, having the
pewtr fo control interstate com
merce, it has the power to see that
its course is not interfered with by
?a strike that halts it, there is
ncthirg for it to do but accept Mr.
r]( p-ners' challenge. All that the
pnuxrtnce can do is to discuss the
hesis, hear all that is to be' said
tout it and then make public its
t'relusions in the hope that they
viH influence public opinion."
GERMANS NOT DOWNHEARTED
Like many other intelligent ob
11vers '-who have recently returned
rem Germany, Captain Coningsby
)mvson pretests against the belief
i at Germany is a .orushed nation,
t is a belief which the Germans
;r cbvbus reasons are endeavoring
PROPER QUALITY
QUICK SERVICE
RIGHT PRICE
HARRY W. WADE
3 I 3 King Street. Phone 60
Member oj
United Typothetae of Amcrica
Union Printer
Grandmother's Rerady for
Cronp, Colds, Coughs
It is no'.hinc nnv to fight croup,
coughs. son-niss ir. the ciicst and
cclds by external treatment, bat
sometimes v.-c fcrcet how effective
thi3 treatment if.
V
mothers joy
Salve
is one of the oldest and best
known remedies for the treatment
c? cold troubles. You just apply
it externally, r.nd rub it ir., and it
will surprise
you how Quick
ly it relieves
congestion and
sorer, wi.
Buy MOTH
Eli'S JOY
PALVE from
your dealer.
25c. aaii 50c.
jats.
Goose Grease Co.
Grccssban
-
to encourage. Frofri the very. bsgin
? <r < T' "i : J ? i : i ll
ning of the armistice icries of dis
tress have gone up from them. The
tei'ms of the Pc-ace Treaty have
been denounced as ruin ions to fu
ture prosperity. Pitiful tales of
destitution am'or.g the pscple have
?been sprieadibrpadcasfc. Y|t .Captaiq.
iDawscn assents?and "there is any
amount of others ^evidenceiXo? ? the
sa.n:e ,effect?'tliat[: {2ormany "has
?remained absolutely-' unbolt3physic
ally"
The Germans .started the war as
?. business enterprise they prepared
to make a huge profit out of it;
an1 J though then.* ambitions largely
failed of realization, they left two
of their chief competitors. France
and Belgium, in such a crippled con
dition that Germany can re-enter
v/'orld trade with many advantages
in her .favor, Theire is no trick in
the , whole 'bag that the Germans
do not' have at their fingers' ends.
Captain 'Dawson says that they
have already put*out huge quanti
ties of goods disguised as Dutch.
Spanish or Scandinavian. They
must sell their wares, of course,
if they are to help in repairing the
vast damage they have wrought.
Br.t sympathy with them as a dis
heartened and. impoverished people
is misplaced.
Mere alarming then anything
elfj. perhaps, is the persistence of
the old arrongant spirit which fos
tered the earlier German dreams
cf world dominion. Captain Daw
sen found it in full efflorescence.
"There is not a German," he says,
''who believes the country has
bcir. bea'ten in the war." However
desirable it may have been 'to errant
an armistice when the German mil
itary machine first began to go to
nit cis, there are many who still feel
that it iwas a pity the Allied armies
?on?:] not have marched through
:,he streets ef Berlin.?Philadelphia
Inquirer.
For Knitters
This is the most popular time
of the year for sweaters, tarns
iir.vl huts. Every school'' girl
needs one. as well as the girls
who play golf.
j It is most fascinating work
1 .making the-sa articles. If you
(kn:t knew how, our efficient in
structor will be glad to show
ycu.
The Belmont is a very chic
itam, made of 4-fold yarn, with
?huideau and tassel of chenille.
The Sm'art Set Sailor is made
e...t:rc*iy of chenille.
"Miss Adorable" is a beau
tifi'l hat, made of chenile with
arir. ra crown.
Our Stamped Bag's for bead
ir. x are a.--o very attractive.
Thesa make wonderful ??ifts.
A full supply of beads, needles,
and handles for these
?begs.
Vcurth Floor Lan^sburgh cc Bro. jj
k
v
Gifted Palmist and Clairvcyant
0
She does not tell
things to please
you, but reads your
hand just as it in
. dicatcs, from the
1 cradle to the grave:
! tells every person
what steps in lif
to take to bettet
themseives; what
part of the coun
try is best for thc-n
:ells you how to become heait.rr
remain so; what business you are
adapted for when and whom you will
marry settles and epiains love affairs
and family troubles; reunites the sep
arata. Does everything seem to go
wrong and has fortune never smiled
upon you? Has your life been empty? j
Do rot despair as you can yet ldarn j
the true road to success and happiness J
for both await you if you will only I
know how when and where to find |
;hem which will be revealed to you. j
She tells you what you have done and
vhat you are doinjr now and what you
are jroincr to do. All told without ask
a single question. She has helped
>thsrs, why not you?
No -matter what may be your am
bition. uope or fears, she guarantees
to help you. Are you in trouble? D
ycu find the one you have bestowed
your trust and affection upon act:*,
?.rool and in-different toward you ? -W>^
<vjl remove all obstacles and cc-f
iiow to win and hold the one vc-.
sire. She guarantees satisfaction or nr
charge. __
Reading $1.00
Located 605 King Street
'?, GI?EN* y.EAi;?5.JiaiSO^- -
v. ',
Penalties Relurnjcd Agatfnst 3 Other
Hazels ui Viyjriinia Poly
technic Case
Cihristian'sburg, ,Va., Oct. 7.?
Benjamin Siegel, Newport News,
member of last'gear's sophomore
,-;<?lass?' l?t the Virginia Polytechnic
InsJtitirbe.; Hazers last night, was
found i^ilgy- fcrf Jisault in connec
'-frim1 \the^.'alleged hazing 'last
V ' ; . . : i 'fi.-'
spring of John Fox, Roanoke, ' a
former freshman,- and his penalty
fixed at one year in the peniten
tiary. The following, penalties were
returned against three former
Ecphcmcrcs at the school, who were
Irieti jointly'; with: Sijegel' 'on the'
same charge, _ i| ;
?^Rebeyt W.: Ware,. Dunnevillc, Va.,
six months in jail.
"Georgcf W. Botts, Jr., Richmond, |
Va., 30 days in jail.
Albert G. ?opc-land, Wyanoke, |
Va., $50 fine.
"Rat-Snap Beats the Best Trap Ever
Made" Mrs. Emily Shaw Says
j "My husband bought $2 trap. I
j bought a 50c box of RAT-SNAP. The
[trap only caught 3 rats but R4.T
j'SNAP killed 12 in a week. Tm ne~er
I without RAT-SNAP. Reckon I
i couldn't raise chicks without it." RAT
| SNAP comes in cakes. Three sizes,
; 25c, 50c, $1.00. Sold and guaranteed by
iR. E. Knight and Son, Alexandria;
Ma?.k>n's Stcro. Falls Church.
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T J?5W5#j
Only results-?the inviting appear
ance, the fine even texture and
r .
djelicious tastiness of foods
leavened with it?can truly prove
how much better Rumford is.
Li'J 1-10
In this day of uncertain deliveries, used cars for
sale are novelties. We list below a few cars in first
ciass condition that will no doubt, go rapidly. Avail
yourself of the opportunity, now.
1-1917 Maxwell Touring Car, in A-l condi
tion, 4 new tires ,$450.00
1-19X5 Dodge Touring Car .$600.00
?1-1918 Dodge Touring Car, 4 brand new
tires $1050.00
1 Buick, D-45 Roadster in first class con
dition.
Immediate deliveries on new Dodge screen body
delivery cars.
GIVE US A CALL
South Alfred Street
$10,000 SAVINGS STOLEN safe containing several hundred
1 dollars in cash, $300 in checks,
Mcaicy AVajs in Safe CajrrSfcd Awaj ? ^ee(js antj 0thcr valuable papers,
??' Prom Cummfn Store j nn
thei. whole amounting: to $10,000
Petersburg, Va., Oct. 7.?The .. ,, . ,
dollars, representing the savings of
store'of E. H. Cummin on the,
i a lifetime.
.s'tage road. 'Prince George .county, . ,
- ? The supposition is that the safe
fifteen miles from Petersburg, was vhich was the only thin,g in the
broken into Sunday night by burg- store disturbed, was carried off by
Lars who carried off a s"hiall iron the burglars in an automobile.
AVOID THE "FLU"
BUILD UP NOW
You can almost surely escape the "Flu" and Grippy
' Colds this Fall by Taking Chasco- Vin a Most
Palatable Body-Building Tonic.
Don't put it off its, much easier j Yin, a i;odyJbudldiing tonic that docs
to keep the "Flu" away than it is to
cure it.
No one would have the awful ex
perience of a year ago repeated
hence all should take every precau
tion, especially those who are weak
nervous and run-down. They abso
lutely need Chasco-Vin.
During the last epidemic thousands
build.
It is the toning up of the system
that counts in keeping the "Flu"
away.
In conjunction with Chasco-Vin we
advise using a good anti-septic solu
tion for the throat and nose and also
that the bowels be kept open.
Chasco-Vin is sold by Edgar War
were safeguarded by taking Chasco-> field, jr., King and Pitt Streets.
Home Lunch and
Delicatessen
King and Washington Streets
THE BEST PLACE TO EAT
1
WEDNESDAY
Special Chicken Dinner
Chicken soup, roast chicken, mashed potatoes and
gravy, sweet corn, pickeled beets, bread,-butter and
coffee ? 75c
Aiso roast beef, mashed potatoes, bread and
butter 50c
Oysters, 1-2 fry, bread, butter and coffee ... 50c
Stew, bread or crackers and butter 45c
Green Peas 15c
Sweet Corn 10c
Fine coffee with pure cream 5c
Tea, hot or iced, sweet milk, home made pies, cake,
ice cream and fountain drinks.
Johnson& Osborne
| The Suits
I i Ccme in ail the latest, up-to-the minute
styles?finely hand-taiiored of excellent
quality si 1 vert ones, tricotines, mannish
.serges and wool velcurs. Warmly lined
ant! interlined and guaranteed to give
greatest satisfaction. The styles are
strictly tailored and semi-tailored. Also
S a number of the new high waist an.l
: 1 pplc back models are shewn. In all sizes
J : for women and misses.
| $29o50 and Up
II ' ?' ^
ta i
The Dresses
Every woman wi.ll enthuse over Lhv
magnificent quality of these stunning
dresses?no less than over the ridicul
ously low prices. This offering surpass
es all former events in sensational value
giving. in she QUALITY of the dresses
offered and in the variety and original
ity of the styles. The materials arc .Satin
serge and tricotine and the colors are
navy, black, taupe, co-pen, brown, green,
tan and gray.
$25 and $35
Fall Millinery
Setting the season's record of value
giving with these splend-id hats at $3.30
ar.d up?every one fresh, new, of fault
less style and beautiful materials. Hals
of ali materials in large and small mcd
e';s?sailors, mushrocmsT'wide roll's, con
tinentals, pokes and close-fitting ef
fects, for vcuthiful and mature women.
Trimmed in the newest effects of gly
col ined. ostrich, plain ostrich, fancy
feathers, flowers and ribbons.
$3.50 and Up
The New
"Co-Ed" Dresses
The mo-: stunning creations of the
new season in dresses for the ywng r
sec. Tha.se dresses are handsomely tail
ored of the finest materials the ma rite
has so far produced' and are a delight
to the eye. They come in the J:'t<
sfcy!?s ar.-i are handsomely trimmed as
oni?y the best designers are capable of
producing. We are now shorting a. corn
piece line ?f these new dresses and an
inspection will convince you.
SPECIAL
Boy's Suits, Overcoats, and
Mackinaws ? During this Sale
which will last only a few days
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