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I :-i 1 * ?<! ?.'* < ? * Uf- ? ' -f, Swift & Co.,jHlafit' at" lovr:? N'tt'le- ?s>. J (fiiri'Voif h? '' ii? Oowa Fa'Is. In., 'Jet ??.? v> were killed, another ma\ ilit a!a' tral ethers were muro or mot i>n.? fy injured folbwiifg- two explo'io: .?> in a fire which destroyed tlie pi'odu.o plane of Swift, and 'e lati; yesterday afternoon. J. C. Martin was s-um.k b> a flying timber which was ui^logdet1 hy ni' explosion, and' died a few hours later. A second explosion, about ten minu tes later, tiiaw a piece of iron into xhe crowd watch in# the fire and kill ed Melvin Shaffer. % Th'e explosions are ascribed to two ammonia tanks u?ed in /-connection with ^he refrigerating system oi the planit. smuggleks tunnel alps 70U-Yard Passageway Connects Austria and Switzerland ?Geneva, Oct 21.?A smugglers' tunnel-. 70s0 ..yards, long r uud^rj ?he Swiss Austrian jborder has i ;i>efcn: founds ft is reported, by the police at Kreuzhnzen, a small town at the lower e*nd of Lake Constantino. The nely discovered tunnel lead's from an ancient Augustine abbety, in which the smugglers? made an Aladdin's cave. They are supposed t|> have >>een Operating frettf ? for ?jet/era' ye-ir>.'Tpi)^iiig:' #>' i:"' . v. 'i j-li jjr ii. t'o^o're^>. "v\lf jruisatre c?<''?-tidng '.h- ab^ey* "vhich t'ieV urolo1>K(5'd to it ouii y.'i.'II beyond the Austrian iron iif r. 6 NOTICE?New improvements are going in at Rosernont. Each suc ceeding day you will notice an advance both in street work and building improvements. If you desire to live in what will always | .be Alexandria's choicest home ; section, call at once and select, your future home site. F. C. ! Gocdnow Company, y24 King , Street. For l'ree Auto. Pnout &2G. 245-tf M(: THEATRES 1NGOMAR THEATRE A .strongs and original' story . of. the west has beeto provided by fThos. H. Ihce for Charles Ray,, the Para mount star, in ''The' Sheriff's Son," which will be shown at the ingu mar Theatre. The story has color, cfcrtrmatic power and splendid hand ling in direction, while it give's Mr. ! Ray one of the best roles of his . -it "Creen career. A.s Royal Beand<y. * hov of th?. west, *vho inherits i^*e ?i-ita' ffinr from Hi^ '?nothev fi1 1 "?'ho struggles valfantlv to do*.v?i i', ^jvrjs u dr'airtaiiv portrait ti>at i thoro ighly human ami ha.- g'trfi p'r-ychoidgical value. RICHMOND THEATRE Albert Capellani's newest Pathe production, "T?e Virtuous Alode'l,'' will be seen tonight at the Rich mond Theatre. Dolores Cassiiielli, last seen in "The Unknown Love,' is the* star of the picture, wh'ich is a powerful (hama adapted l'rcm the. fa'mous French play by Pierre Wul'ff, "Tne Gutter." In brief, it the story of a poor girl whose purity .vius for her the love' of a fa mous sculptor after a Russian Coyness has failed to hold him. "Why I Put Up With Rats for Years."1 Writes N. Windsor, Farmer, i "Years ago 1 bought some rat pois on, which nearly killed our fine watch dog. It so scared us that we suffeied a long time with rats until my neigh bor told me about RAT-SNAP. That's the sure rat kiHer and a safe one.'-' Three sizes 2uc, 50c, $1.00. Sold and guaranteed by R. E. Knight and Son. Alexandria; Mankin's Store, Falls Church. Being duly appreciative of the patronage the trade is favoring us with, in addition to our regular "Ads" in the" Washington daily papers, we are desirous of ealiing to your particular notice, through your home paper, the special prices we are selling staple arid fancy groceries at all this week, different arti cles daily, It will be amply worth your time to call personally at our store and make selections. Canned peas, beans, tomatoes, syrups and other commodities by the case. We are obliged to again adapt the former prices at which we sold beef, this is necessitated by our continuance of handling only the choicest high grade steer, cattle that is shipped into either this or the Washington market; We personally select the beef, and in the event that you expect to buy steaks, stews or roast cheaper than our prices, you must expect to sacrifice consider able in the way of quality. : I Quality with us-is of the utmost -i mportance, with you is secondary. OLD DUTCH MARKET ?: rMd i ? \ ^vyejnty YearsWUhout Loss to an Investor :: >i til? -QV mm jMi : fiir! J % v :imi -Vf ,? ?: ; ; U'fciSW !|i'< Is So, Consult Us Regarding Our ? , ? - ?' ? -i:? 1 r v j.<? First Trust 6 Per Gent Mortgages In Notes of $500, $1,000 And Larger Amounts Which means that you can invest as low as $500 on first mortgages, secur ed on improved real estate in Alexandria City and its growing suburbs. For twenty years I have been making- real estate loans for hundreds of ..clients in Alexandria City and elsewhere, and have never lost a dollar as a re suit of said investments. We se^ that the semi-annual interest on your loans is paid promptly and look after all other details. A service that is without charge to the investor. Alexandria National Bank Building, blic - 1 ?. i Phone 564 ? r. ) \ ; - 7 Fire Insurance. J . \ The Progressive Order of the . Century Loylal Order MOOSE For Information See 1 BERT O'BRIEN ' I)ist. Deputy Supervisor * Organization Headquarters 216 King St., Alex., Va. Office hours 7.30 to 9 a. m. and 1 p. m. to 10 p. m. veai hjs FOR SALE Bungalows at Del Ray. All modern improvements. $3,500 and up. Also houses and vacant lots. Homes in Rosemont and Cottage Park. Large list of city prop erties. I help you finance your deal. Edwin B. Garth 621 King Street, Alexandria, Va., 1 Phone 1082 ^ . ~] 1 Alexandria's Most Progressive Bank ? THE CITIZENS NATIONAL BANK King and St. Asaph Streets Public approval of tlie progressive policy of this strong institution, in the development of Alexan dria's industries, is manifested in their supnort of the bank, which is duly appreciated by the manage ment. : Resources September 30, 1917 $1,488,621.09 Resources September 30, 1919 $2,589,46'5.16 Increase $1,100,845.07 BUSY CORNER" PENNA.AVE.AT 8 TH.ST. * T rhis Big Assortment of Exceptionally Fine "fcl riau ankets Including Nashua "woolnaps," "Lakeside Wool finished," and "Warmenuf' Cotton Blankets; all made from best cotton, practically as warm as part wool blankets. The plaids are in attractive pink, blue, tan, gray, lavender and gold plaids combined with j white; they are all finished with 3-inch colored bind-- j ing to match the color of the plaid. We also have the"* same qualities in plain white, gray, and tan with colored borders, in size 66x80 inches, suitable for double beds. Choice of the Lot, a Pair at COAL LUMBER AND BUILDING MATERIALS w o A M O 0 & f V* o C invest a Fart of Your Savings in Careful' v Planned Building and improving LUMBER FLOORING SIDING CEILING MOULDINGS DOORS SASH BLINDS LATHS SHINGLES BUILDING LIME PORTLAND CEMENT x WALL PLASTER PREPARED ROOFINGS TERRA COTTA PIPE AND EVERYTHING FOR BUILDING T H E HARDWARE 3 U T W. A. SMOOT R CO., Inc. ALEXANDRIA. VIRGINIA W A 5 M O O T 6 C 0 * 1 i *y> k i' I urn LUMBER AND BUILDING MATERIALS F^irst i 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. ' Oct. 1, 1917 $1,893,439:44 ' ? Oct. 1, 1918 $2,420,709.30 Oct. 1, 1919 $3,199,464.28 I Pictures Changed Daily The Grand Theater Matinee Every Saturday TODAY Double Feature Bill Bessie Love in A Yankee Princess A drama of ancestry that was bought and love that was given Also Eddie Polo in Cyclone Smith's Fomous Story "THE MISSING BULLET" TOMORROW Mary Pickford Esmeralda One of those big. human, appealing roles that made Mary Pickford "America's Sweetheart" Also 12th Chapter of "Elmo The Mighty" Alexandria- Amusement Company's Attractions . PRICES 1 15c and 25c Pictures Changed j Daily Franklyn Farnum and Dolores Cassinelli In a dramatic production of life in Paris adapted from the play "The Gutter" Pathe Weekly News Tomorrow?Gladys Leslie in "The Gray Towers Mystery." Also "Smiling Bill" Parsons in "'Matching Billy" Ingomar PRICES 15c and 20c Paramount Presents Charles Ray In a strong, red-blooded western story The Sheriff's Son Tomorrow?Jane Grey in "When My Ship Comes in"