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Mrs. Branch With Btytchirt, Says Mfg. Warren. ?fa, ft. Y., Nov. 19. The cry eed far a cigarette' and the with \g of the coveted smoke urytil she "all she knew^' were the factors icfy induced Mrs. Mary Warren, 31, posed a? a private detective un * name of Miss Marie Warren, confess yesterday after a four-hour "lling that she murdered Mrs. Clara nch, whole "body, hacked with a st, was found -Friday. . After she had admitted (the slaying, -'ch^was of an unusually brutal racter, Mrs. Warren was given the arette she coveted. She drew a inhalation into .her lungs and ap eared to' recover some of her ^hat red nerve. Mrs. Branch had acted as usekeeper for Capt. Henry Wright, Valley Stream, and Mrs. Warren ed there a fortnight, she said, while ?ding from the New York police, hav iig been charged with taking a $50 ickpin from a man. - Her confession as given out tonigiht y District Attorney Charles R. "eeks, was as'follows: "Mrs. Branch was sick. I went into r0^m about 9 o'clock Friday orning and she asked me to get her. am? medicine. She took out of her aist^a lot of money Captain Wright ve her to keep for him until he gave to the owner of his fishing boat. , "I asked her .to lend me $40 because needed it. And she asked me if I .-as a'crook. One word led to another and she reached for a revolver on a table. "I went dawn to the dining room and got a hatchet. When I went bauk her face was turned away. She was deaf and didn't' hear me. "So far as I know I only hit her once. Then. I took" the money out of her waist. - Mire. Branch's body and limbs had nunmerou-s gashes, inflicted with the hatchet, rnd the implement had been sunk through the skull into the brain. The .blood1 of the murdered Woman was spattered all over the room. \ ?: ' NEW PLANE TO STAND STILL. 4To be Tried Out in France Within Short Time i Paris, Nov. 19.?An airplane 'which will make a vertical ascension and remain at a standstill in mid Sir will be tested out officially here shortly, with every indication, of success. """? The inventors are two eminent French engineers, Louis Danblanc and Louis Lecoin, of the Central School of Arts and Manufacturers. ? After careful examination, the Government has purchased all pat ient .'"rights and -advanced $30*00fr-to aid the;, experiments,. . , The-machine is-equipped ' with $1,055 'TO You Immediate Delivery' Capital City Sales Co., 526 King Street ' Phone 1089 (A SPLENDID TONIC Says Hixon Lady Who, On Doctor's s Advice, Took Cardui An^ i I? Now WelL \ Hixson, Tenn., ?"About 10 years ago I was," lays Mrs. J. B. Gadd, oi thia place, "I infferd with a pain ua uy left vide, could not sleep at, night rith this pain, always in the left side My doctor told me to use Cardui.) fook one bottle, which helped me and Jfter my baby came, I was stronger shd better, but the pain was still I at first let-it go, but began to get r weak and in a.tun-down condition, so 1 decided to try som more Cardui, which I did. This last Cardui which I took made te much better, in fact, cured me. 1 uate no return of this trouMe. I I. feel it was Cardui that cured me, * I recommended it as a splendid ?iT-iU tonic." ^ -i r Don't allow yourself to become weak and run-down from womanly troubles. Take Cardui. It should surely help 'yon, as ft has many thousands of other women in the past 40 years. Headache; backache, sideache, nervous ness, slfeplessness, tired-out feeling, all signs of womanly trouble. ier-women get relief, by taking isxdal. W&y-?ot yon? All drug f*?ts. . two twin blade propellers, which taike the place of the wings on th? 'ordinary airplane. 'The/normal po sition of these propellers is horizon tal, but the pilot.is able to change the angle at 'will, causing the plane to move forward or backward. To rise vertically the horizontal posi tion is taken, and to remain sta tionary m midair the -speed of the propellers is regulated to conform to atmospheric conditions. The idea is to provide a machine for military observation ' purposes. The new ;plane has been christened I/Alerion. ^ . CONFESSES ;TO MURDER Louisville, Ky., Nov. 19.-?Thir teen yeu'i* ago Monday night John B.~.Etley, a. Louisville painter, was arrested, charged with the murder of .his wife, Virginia. He was t tried, sentenced to the penitentiary for life; took the case to 'the court of appeals, secured a reversal of the" verdict, and on a second trial was acquitted on thex original plea that Mrs. Etlcy had been slain by a burglar. ? Mpnday Etley was taken to a hospital suffering from a complica tion of diseases. Believing he was about to die he called in a news paper man and a nurse to his bed side, confessed that he slew his wife by "cutting her throat, and, 'accord ing to their report of Central Sta tion, repeated it to three policemen. In his semi-conscious intervals he asserted. "I had. to kill her to get rid of my troubles." FOG CAUSES FOUR DEATHS Hog Island Shipworkers in Collision ? - With Train Philadelphia, Nov. 19.?Six Hog Island Shipyard workmen were kil led and nine others injured Mon day when a motortruck on which HAVE GOLQLIN CHEEKS Be Better Looking?Take Olive Tablets To have a clear, pink skin, bright eyes, no pimples, a feeling of buoyancy like childhood days, you must keep '?tour body free from poisonous wastes. Dr. Edwards' Olive Tablets (a vege table compound mixed with olive oil) act on the liver and bowels like calomel ?yet have no dangerous after effect. Take one nightly and ncte results. They start the bile and overcome constipation. That's why* millions jf boxes are sold annually. 10c anrl 2Sr. they wereriding-;to work Wafe struck by a train at a grade ?crossing. The accident was due to the heav iest fog experienced here in in any years. . v On the Delaware river two ferry boats collided in midstreaift and a third ferryboat' crashed into a tramp steamship lying at anchor. No s'erious damage resulted from either collision. ""VETOES CUMMINS BILL >. Wilson- Does Not Jhink Government Should Relinquish its Railway Policy * \ President Wilson yesterday ve toed the Cummins rate bill, which would have '.restored to the Inter state Commerce Commission its pre-war power over railroad rates. Senator ' Cummins will not at tempt to have the bill passed over the President's veto. ;Under government railroad con trol,- the President' has had the power to make rateg, and did make several revisions ? upward. The Cummins bill would have forced 'the President, through the Rail road Administration to go before the Interstate Commerce Commis sion just" as the railroads^ them selves had to do before Federal control. The bill would have forced those in charge of the railroads, under (Federal control, to seek approval of the various State raih'oad commis AMERICA'S mSNOS POUSH Jg Jg^ Makes shoes last longer ana LOOK LETTER. You save 10 or 15 cents every time you shine your own shoes, Applied in a few secon ls with ShinolA HOSV1E S?T? L & M SEMI-PASTE PAINTS B?ST THAT CAN BK MADE Cost to you $3.25 a JGallon when made ready to use RECOMMENDED BY SATISFIED USERS FOftt)VER 40 YEARS Obtain COLOR CARD from our Agents or / LONGMAN & MARTINEZ Manufacturers New York OB2BTCEKiSS3!?BEaseES Watch the Little They are Unsightly and Disfiguring Sig nals of Bad Blood. Pimples on the face and other parts of the body 'are warnings from Nature that your blood is 'sluggish and impoverished. Some times they foretell eczema, boils, blisters, 3nd other skin disorders that burn like flames of fire. ,-They mean that your Mood needs S. S. S. to cleanse it r.f these im pure accumulations that can'cause Pimples; Nature's Warning unlimited trouble. This r</tncdy is one of the greatest vegetable compounds known, and contains no minerals or chemicals to injure the jnost delicate skin. Go to your drug store, and get a bottle of S. S. S. today, get rid of those unsightly, disfiguring pirn pits, r.nd -oth<;r skin irritations. It will cleanse your Mood thorough ly. 'For special medical advice free, address Medical Director, 41 Swift Laboratory, Atlanta, Ga. First National 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. 1 Oct. 1, 1917 $1,893,439.44 Oct. 1, 1918. $2,420,709.3$ Oct. i, 1^19 $3,199,464.28 ggaa^at- 1 i ? -? i ? <-\rJ sions ? in matters affecting inter state traffic. "* "? ^ The President's -veto message said: ? ? "This ibfll deprives -the Govern ments-while still charged with, the exclusive responsibility for opera ting the railroads during Federal control, of any power to mate any changfc in any intra-state rate, fare, charge,^classification,^regulation or practice, without fii*st having, se cured the .approval of the proper "State regulating tribunal. "The immediate effect of such a' change in the law would be to de prive the Federal Government of the ability ,'to cope promptly and de cisively with operating eme'rgencies: which are,now arising, and must continue' during the exiting period of heavy traffic. "I believe that it is a far sounder Apply Zemo, Clean, Penetrat z ing, Antiseptic Liquid . It is unnecessary for you to suffer with eczema, blotches, ringworm, rashes and similar skin troubles. Zemo, obtained at any drug store for 35c or $1.00 fcrextra 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 aud is soothing to the most delicate skin. It is not greasy, is easily applied and costs little. Got it today and save aUJurther distress. The E. W. Rose Co.. Cleveland, O. general principle , to vest m the ; Federal government the power to raise the revenue.to operate the rail roads, when the Federal govern mnt alone is responsible for paying the bills for their operation." C ASTORIA For Infants and Children In Use For Over 30 Years Always bears */1? . * Signature* o' We Charge No More For First Class Work Than Is Ordinarily Asked For Sec ond Class Our business is cleaning,-dye ing, altering and repairing your clothes in such a way that you -may regard our work as better than usual. And to charge you no more for this kind of service than perhaps you have been in the custom of paying for unsatisfactory re sults. There's a difference we want to ,sho\v you. Alexandria Pressing Co. 712 King Street Phone ?1067 J. W. Lambert, Prop. 207 acres fine land, 125 cleared, bal ance saw timber and cord wood. 7 room dwelling and all necessary out buildings. Well fenced.' 45 ton silo. Three wells, all good water. About 7 miles, from Alexan dria, between Concrete &nd Telegraph roads. $50.00 per acre. Quick possession. lEdwin B. Garth 624 KING STREET 1 PHONE 1082 ALEXANDRIA, VA. DON'T DO THIS tu^EarOil Relieves Deafness, Stops Head Noises ?It is' not put in the ears, but is "Rubbed in Back of Ears" and "Inserted in the Nos trils." Has had a Successful Sale since 1907. - -M- V I will forfeit $1000 if the following testimonial is not genuine and unsolicited: ; : < * ? \ / , ? .April'3, 1919. "Dear Sir?jflft is with the greatest pleasure iijm.l write you re commending your wonderful- ear oil. My. mother-has been. d?af for over 20 years and she used two bottles of your oij, and yesterday, for. the first time in over 20 years, she heard Bejrj^s Band-play-in Hem ming Park, here. Words are inadequate to exprcss'to; you the thanks of mother and myself. I am a member Of the theatrical profession and very well and favorably known here, and you. .ean ? use my name, in recommending your Ear OIL * "Yours gratefully, '? "ED LAWRENCE, 2215 Hubbard St., Jacksonville, Fin.'' For sale in Alexandria. Va., by Gibson's Drug Store, S. E. Corner King and Alfred Street, Proof of sDccess will be given you by the above druggist. This Signature on Yellow Box and on Bottle Manufacturer ', ' 70 Fifth Ave., (New- York City On F est ai Occasions ^fOTHING adds more^to a ^ home dinner party than a pretty carving set and a corsple raent of choice ^ellyfcr. Table appointments are incomplete without? Pretty Silver ?jf We are showing many of'the newest patterns manufacturedin both Sterling and Sheffield. ?f Only the best of every Hneis carried at?1 The RAJUMAXK H. W. WILDT & SON 106 North Royal Street 'W%\ , \ ? i! 1 : ' II' '. \ v. . Km *? , ? ? . v'^' <Hf " V-?*??>*? :':'^liv"*:. 7 . < .?' J1 i j ! V" Originated By The '!$ C jl2\uCJ.J Designing Staff For 'Voting Men / THE CRUISER. A double-breasted, double-way sack suit,.. Harness stitched waist line under the belt, which is removable. It's our leading young man's stvie this Fall. / ^25 \ .cvsnson Clothing Co. 126 Kirjg- Street ?Z5~SSSS?-*aum.. What Nuxa?@d Iron ?. 'v:? lit L . -? . . . othff i :iJ' to 1'tiiM t?ir 'vnii^c io'.Vf <v.ul m-rcav br.-.m |?iivcr. .1 ? gi^csfoji'io ' i- said to contain ; hosphofoiu?in _.i cry similar that in wh$cli it i'1 ,i i!i'- ..i- br.ii;i ('.'lis Wt.ian. ?!! in* s<-c:i ir.-ri?' vhe above,PtXW int :?!.'(? ii. uts i N'n ? .itc.l.. I Iron ? and ('!; >-crwj)ho!>|ibateS> tec wry : prudnca; ..oitioi'red wtW. most ci.-i u:nr. inivs the trifyijitaticn .?/ii.; by^iijitcru ? wry pr<-:-.t and .public I r.. be i jr-.-suI .mil si"t" Vver^, v Ir.' . i. .1 "Si?:xatc<f>-' frOM." I.ii. . it in T.:n ? S. A.. aa thjs V tin Ii y.-u havX lakci: 1 f 1 ? v ft/Hde From Swora Statement or Ce-smitiap. of tits Formula ~ It increases the strength and eisdyrance of deHcale, nervovn^ run-dowd folks in weeks ii&icitii ^r.any instances. V r ' i The* "Hoard o? Directors 1-arc aitthflVi^cd ; the* broadest publication of tin* sworn statu- 1 mdn.t? of the ccuript <i:: ni of at-. ! Iron. ' oritf'ef the most widely iist.d i/nic.- strewa asKl^blood builders it: the w?r! I. su ihat'-thc ' pttbjie may cxasnine it fur themselves cnil/v_ jli.igi as to its meriiS. is conservatively estimate! .that il::; re npflUble formula is no..' bcin-j'used by ovi-r 3;fifip;000 people anir: ;!ly in Ai-.t-ri.-n ib-tpy /Uijbug those who Lave u^d ah?l erljjjrse i: are rn.iny p!,ys:;-an". forflifcrly ?" i&$&ed with well-kncwn Jiosp:i.! , , iy n : linked States Senii^r-., mtr-fc.rvs .u,- Cot s gtefe, and former II- ii.lt OsiWali *? . ; f-'Jfewspapers cvcr;.v.? here are invite I t > rjp^ this statement for the bc-ncht of.Hi-V ry.-j'.iers. It id iugce-so! t: it physicians a" Record of i: ami I. i^ in tiuir ?:? [kin so that tliey jnay iutdlistently a.isv.er (pifstions of patients concerning it. Kvcry . huA'v is advised r... cut i; oi.: and'Keep A I- of t.'ic actual siv-irtt statement will lie sett; tr? anviinc ivho desires Jueh. It is a:. ?>iftiws: K ???* ?*' 5ron ^fPtonate TSpecial .cpcciHc Siand '/"i ard) Onaiij'ty yK-cn bri?Vv. Sodium Clyecrophosifhatos [ <S.}\ * i' - _ i'.'.itinfanto.) Calcium Glycerophosphates I'.S.I'. fi ' ' (.Monsanto.) - T. E. Xum Vomica I'.S.P. . rascariu Ititt-.-r 'AlafftH-sium Carbonate ; rJinger U.S.I'. Oil Cassia Cinr.amon T'.S.P. Calcium Carbonate J'rerip. L'.S.r, Each dose of two tai>lrt<: of Nuxated Irorr^?a> coiltaino one and o-ie-l.a'f grains of or?anic where iroit in the form of iron peptosiatc of a spe cial specific standard which in out" opinio;: possesses superior qualities to any other In own form cf iron. By usinf other malics of". Iron I'eptonate fft* ci?til'i have put ii:e same quantity of actual. iron . in the tablets at less than one-fonrtb the cost to tis. and '^*-t 1 I ? ? ? 1 K't, >' >I i Ij oy-1151111? metallic jron we could-have aceom- ;ji,..^ t<rt o,.iv :?t-ni. plished the same -thin^ at ' less than one- v'.'n.: i.:>-3 twelfth the C'i;;; hive most tic efficacy. atcd Iron i . ... ingredients knowh. It is especially n -. ? La ? I ml..::. .1 1 I . :t. ci'.l/ j;.-i:l!i:ie 3M: !? . , ..'hi-Y oi :; ? : 1 without ?lti."Ci"ii>; 1ll!S ii ??> ii r piove N-.i ated Iron will if-jt^help ".'Mi, We jjtiaraniee satisfaction til ; everv ..tsri.It.ver or v. - r niois-.-y will l>e r?-fjj:adi-.l. in vej;":rd to the \atsie of Xti.-ati-^"' It. A.J. Xe-.\ man, late l'.dicc Suricejil) of the City'of Cliieago. and former Iloufc; "Sin >?< i.n iiii'Vr'i.n i'.n i. lK.~piia.l. ChieaiiJi|J>a>s it !.as ji-ovtii :hri*ii:h his own'tests ;t t?? i >c^I a.:y j repj~iii.i:i ho has rv -r uspiL for i r;-a:!n:< ;-?<i blood, buiMiinf tip the tifijvi-* a:i?l str<-t!ir:!ieninjf the ii:is;<!? s. Dr. '.I, ', W. Armi"'" 'd, (!ri/ve !' II, Ala., graduate j>f'''.h? Cnivi itv of Alabama School ot Alrificjtu'.. Mobile, iS83, say--: "In the, ca-u-s iT-'yed .\-.i-.ated Ir-j:i 1 have f.ui< 1 inure b?-t?<i'"ris1 ri Mi'is th. rt fr...t! any pr< paration If'btivi ever used in ."4 year-' practio I'r. :K. I', .'.aiv !:. 1'iH.vi'lc". Mis-.. j.rjUnnte. ..f.'^lic Memphis Hospital Co'leKe, Mvinphi", ISOK? [ aiwa;s prescribe Xusatni-utost reeoiistrni-r've t<:::c is indicated." N'trated Jro.! often Ir.crea-.s tbr s?r>utpth and endurance of <le'"t i".", nervous, rufitv's. u? folks in fw -.vevks' time. .1 r-nti -t? r<-h'i~f7. 1: ,,-s. !nr?.'iVV?li If. . >?iy' <W-? I-Uck. i -j f-,r ti?" ill ub?99 -**1* ari*l ? '? *-<1 <"iix ?% fl? -r- y' I.V^V ? ? -n 11 tl-rir?r.,v.ii .'trciiift'i i!t \ ??tr /Mfi.i !*.*T ?'?r r.*t f> u the c-'.:; but by so jd-iitj we roust ?'b1 ? " ' tu uSd'tf! st certainly impaired tb-lr th.Tap.-K- }^'J-i'r "n * -7:?/.i cy. Glycerophosphates tistd rn Nr.:.- aadJt .U- n*'I''*/ ,,a n is orse of the most ernensive. t^nic hw; Jt ;? -/ ?? ?""ti'* OUR . Table Silverware Is thoroug-hly dependable. It is guaranteed to last for years of constant service. Our assortment is varied ar.d complete. We can furnish an entire service of every re quisite of a refined table or single pieces -which- may be' added to later. You will find' our prices" very moderate considering the quality of our m<ftchandise. 629 KING STREET.