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Murderer., Empties Several Cham bers of Automatic at Women Greensburg, Pa., Dec. 16.?En raged because neither his wife would return to live-with him or his sister-in-law accompany him to take her place, Joe Sylvester,' 37 years of age, turned' a shower .of steel jacket bullets upon the women at their home at High Park, near .Teanette yesterday, killing his .wife and mother in law and very seri ously injuring his sister-in-law. The dead are: Mrs: Anna Sa ron, -14 years old, mother in law of the. murderer. - A number of shots penetrated her body, one entering xhe heart, causing instant death. The rain of bullets severed the wo man's right arm". ' 1 Mrs. Mary Sylvester, 23 years ?old,' wife of the murderer and daughter of Mrs. Saren, was in stantly killed by bullets which pass ed through her body, the shots en tering from the back. Miss Lena Saren, 19 years old, sister-in-law of the murderer, was wounded when a bullet entered her back and lodged in her right side. His 4 year old daughter, who was the only* witness of the tragedy, ran screaming from the house and her vies attracted the neighbors. Tw; other children by g former marr: ige were in school at the time Sylvester made his escape. EMULSION -FOR ?oaghs,Colds,Bronchitis and Weak Lungs your -Jruggist for BEAR'S. Accept ao subftitute May be ordered direct from JOHN D. BEAR Elkton, Va* hits clergymen Senator Places Little Value on Preachers' Views <m Treaty and League The United States Senators have for months past received' thousands of letters, principally signed" by clergymen, and professors, urging the immediate adoption of the treaty and league of nations, accord ing to Senator Sherman, of Illinois. These letters from pastors and professors claim to represent the. consensus of opinion.' Senator Sherman yesterday com mented: < "Now. while I respect a clergy man's opinion, I have more respect for it in spiritual matters than I have in civil affairs. "If those who give their attention to foreign relations and the laws of our country cannot safeguard our American institutions, in civil ?? j ' i. _? essentials better than a doctor of -divinity, we ought to abolish Con gress and turn it over to the clergy, ?as in ancient times when the church and state were one." ALLEGES MINE LOCKOUT Union Official Says Men Were Re fused Work?Operator Denies Discrimination Cumberland, Md.f Dec.- 16.? 'Frapk J. Drum, acting president uf District No. 16, United Mine Work ers of America, stated last night that he had notified the Attorney General of the United States that probably 1,000 Pinion miners who attempted to return to work yes terday morning were turned back from the mines. He said for this reason 12 of the 16 mines of the Consolidation Coal Company in this territory wre idle yesterday. Genera! Manager G. Marshall Gillette, of the Consolidation Coal Break a Ch?Mys Croppy Cough wife Mother's. Joy Salve Y Juzt rzifi it in Don't close a croupy child Vvith medicine:; that upset' the stomach and causc indigestion. When you hear the first croupy cough, the quickest and surest way to relieve the little sufferer is to apply MothMs <J"ox* It is an unfailing remedy which mothers have been using for 25 years, it is harmless and soothing. You just apply ic externally, and rub it in, and congestion and scrcnccs arc quickly relieved. For -soreness in the chest and as a rafeguard cgainr.t pneu monia, there is no safer or more reliable treat ment. Keep a jcr. in your mcdicinc chcst, ready for an emcrgen.cy. You can't ifiord to delay when you h ca-r t h o fi r n t croupy cough. Doctors and nur ses recommend it.. Good Company, said that 11 of the 11 mines of the Consolidation Coal f' , * ? " Company adjacent- to Frostburg- re sumed yesterday ...morning and ? de j clared the othe^three-will Ke- work | ing: today, and that too man wi?t be denied the privjlege of working.. ?'A number' of men* who appeared at mines yestierdgy. .'.to"resume'.work,, had not given iis-ah&Vo+.iCe 'Of'their - 1 ?T? ty- s. ' ? intentions-" declared Mr.. v Gillette, "and the mioes Were" not;; ready. to receive them. They * wero fdM''f"o report today and I am Jfure' no man will be turned away.. ? Yqii nmf.t remember that the operation of mines requires some system. That's all there is to it. and talk of our denying men work, or "interfer ing with legitimate production i" madrv'of the Thole " GRAXF) THEATRE Action and ''atmosphere" are the .keynote of "Too Many Crooks" the Gladys; Leslie Picture which will '>e 'shown in the Grand Theater co nijrht. The action is furnished by a half dozen crooks turned loose in an aristocratic suburb as house party guests of a society jrir1. The atmosphere is what, she sought for a crook phy she was writing, and is what she gets with a vengeance. Also Al Jennings. Children Cry for FSeteiier's The Kind You Have Always Bought, and which has been in use for over thirty years, has home the signature of and has been made under his per rjjrs z />s sona* supervision since its infancy. J'CU)C4U^j ?iiow no one to deceive you in this. All Counterfeits, Imitations and " Just-as-good" are but Experiment^ that trifle with and endanger the health of Infants and Children?Experience against Experiment. What is CASTORIA Castoria is a harmless substitute for Cas.or Oil, Paregoric,, Drops and Soothing Syrups. It is pleasant. It contains neither Opium, Morphine nor other narcotic substance. Its age is its guarantee. For more than thirty years it has "been in constant use for the relief of Constipation, Flatulency, "Wind Colic and Diarrhoea; allaying Feverishness arising therefrom, and by regulating the Stomach and Bowels, aids the assimilation of Food; giving healthy and natural sleep. The Children's Comfort ?The Mother's Friend. GENUINE CASTORIA ALWAYS I Bears the Signature of In Use For Over 31 Years The Kind You Have A!ways Bought THE CENTAUR COM PANV. NEW VORK CtTV. Toy Headquarters This store is stocked to overflowing with the' most complete line of'toys and articles calculated to please the little folks than and other store in Alexandria. And notwithstanding the heavy demands that have already been made, our selections are still very com plete. A FULL LINE OF GILBERT'S TOYS Chemical Sets : $1.50 to ?10.00 Erector Sets 10c to .$10.00 Mysto Magic Sets 50c to $10.00 Wireless Sets Telegraph Sets Telephone Sets See Gilberts New Toy $6.50, $10.00, $15.00 Games from 10c to $10.00 Kiddie Care $1.25, $1.75, $2.25, $2.50 Dolls ? ? l(Jc to $10.00 Largest stock of wagons, velocipedes, tricycles, automobiles, horses CHAIRS TABLES BEDS SLEDS SEE OUR LINE OF STORY BOOKS R. E. Knight & Son 629 King Street City Homes and Farms Wanted I have a list of customers who want homes in the city, suburbs and country. If you have either of the above for sale, kindly list same, with me and I will get you quick and satisfactory results. No matter whether it is a cheap or high priced property; if the value is right, I can sell it. Edwin B. Garth 624 KING STREET, PHONE 1082 Alexandria, Va. ' ; 7;V ? : M't C WillM 3 ? ? k_. A Real Battery E T. W.