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Alexandria gazette. [volume] (Alexandria, D.C.) 1834-1974, December 17, 1919, Image 3

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Building Supply
Office?St. Asaph and Montgomery Streets
' ; , Phone 994
LUMBER . ! MILL WORK SASH
DOORS BLINDS SHINGLES
LATH J
CEMENT LIME PLASTER ROOFING j
PIPE FLUE LINING
We beg to announce that we have a full
line of building material and are prepared
to do any kind of mill work at short notico.
L & M SEMIS-PASTE PAINTS
BEST THAT CAN BE MADE
Cost to you $3.25 a Gallon when made ready to use
RECOMMEK3E3 CY SATISFIED USERS FOS OVCR 40YEARS
Obtain COLOR CARD from our Agents cr
LONGMAN & MARTINEZ Manufacturers New York
A Treasured
Tribute
A diamond is without ques
tion the most elegant, valu
able and valued gift you can
bestow on those whom you
hold in special affection.
,It not only signifies genero-,
slty in expenditure but it
carries with' it an intrinsic
value that endures and in
? creases in worth as the years
roll on.
Plus the actual value of the
'stone, the taste and refine
ment of our designing gives
additional attraction and
elegance to the gift.
This week we are featuring
a line of pure, blue white sol
itaires, actually worth $95.00
at $75.00.
R.C. Acton & Son
606 King Street
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Gifts for Him
Nothing will please a man better than a handsome
leather pocketbook or bill fold.
OSTRICH LEATHER
The latest in pocketbooks for men
$8.00 to $10.00
Other leathers, calfskin, morocco, pin seal, walrus,
Spanish cowhide. ,
$1.50 to $12.00
S. F. Dyson & Bro.
420 KING STREET 1 |
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Cluster Solitaire
$70.00, $125, $200.
Open Evenings
ASKS LYNCHING PROBE
West Virginia Governor Requests Spe
cial Court Term After Mob
Kills Negroes
Charleston, W. Va., Dec. 17.?Gv-ver
nor Cornwell yesterday sent a tele
gram, to C. Chap in, prosecuting ait
torney of Logan county, requesting
h.'m immediately to obtain a special
term of the Logan .county court and
a special grand jury to investigate
the lynching of T. D. Whitfield and
Earl Whitney, negroes, at Chapman
vlie, W. Va., Monday.
Jluntngton, W. Va., Dec. 17.?Re
pents receved early yesterday from
Chapmansville indicated that quiet
prevailed in town and authorities ex
posted no further disorders. No. ar
rests in connection with the case had
been mzde, Lie reports stated.
The lynching occurred on the banks
cf the Guayand'otite river at Ghap
mansville, whex-e the two -egroes. E.
D. Whitfield and Earl Whitney, charg
ed with the murder of a white man.
were taken frc-m deputy sheriffs and
shot to death. The bodies were thrown
into the stream. Whitfield's body was
recovered Monday nlight and authori
ties were dragging the river yester
day in an effort to find that of
Whitney.
REDS PLAN SLAUGHTER
General Harries Asserts Washington
Knows Where Funds for Making
Trouble Come From
j New York, Dec. 17.?Major Gen
| eral George H. Harries, formerly ccm<
J mander of the American Military Mis
I si.es in Berlin, yesterday asserted
j that the government at Washingtor
I "krrows cf the relations between Rus
! sia and Germanv, and knows morr
I
j about funds for making trouble in th
i United States and where those fundi*
! came from." He was addressing a
luncheon of the Electrical League
here.
Touching on the Red menaco in Eu
rope, General Harries said there was
a time in his experience "when one
c:uid not cross the street without
stepping in blood/' In four days there
were 25,000 persons slain wantonly
he added, and he predicted that th?
Reds would try to bring about the
?ams condition in America.
"There is nothing so awful in the
world, that hits you so, as the fnigh't
fu:l slaughter and devastation com- |
mirted by the Reds." the general said. !
Mi
TOTHE STURDY YOUNG F?lLOW I
ENERGY
ITOTHE BUSINESS MAN&WOMANl
HEALTH
ITOTHEMOTHERATHOME
PPWEJ?
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TOTHESTRONGRUGGED FATHER!
3 POO^^^e^j/erus e
if a s i l^njd^^Sfren^h .
ahc/4&/Q^?0ti&e/:
that knife-like pain
[s Only One of Nature's Warnings of
Weak or Disordered Kidneys
i Have you a lame back, aching day
j ard night? Do you feel sharp pains
after stooping? Are the Kidneys
sore? Is their action irregular? Use
Doan's Kidney Pills?the medicine re
commended by so many Alexandria
people. Read this case:
'Mrs. A.v M. Madison, 323 North
R:val street, Alexandria, say's: "I
was so bad off with kidney complaint
I hnd to go to bed. My back hurt mt
as though I were being pierced with
a sharp iaidfle. I couldn't turn from
one side to the other, but was just
helpless. When I w&j able to get up
around at all I had to have help to
do everything. I couldn't even lace
t>y own shoes, and I was so nervous
my nerds would shake like a leaf
when I tried to hold anything. The
way my kidneys acted showed they
were in bad shape. 1 got Doan's Kid
ney Pills at Creighton's Drug Store J
and I was certainly filled with joy J
befne I had used them very long.]
The misery left me and I felt like my
self again."
pr-.ce 60e at a!! dealers. Don't
simply ask fur a kidney remedy?get
Doan's Kidney. Pills?the same that
Mrs. Madison ha.l. Foater-Milburn
Co.. Mfffps.. Buffalo, N. Y.
FIVE DROWN IN BAY
Capt. Nelson and Ccok Hold to
Masthead Until Rescuers
Reach Them
Baltimore. Md., Dec. 17.?Word
was received in this city yesterday
from Hoopersville .on Hoopers .Is
land in the v'hesapeake Bay, of the
capsizing* and linking of the schoo
ner Cathevin ? Sheres, and the
drowning of five of those on baard.
Capt. Nelson, master of the vessel
and the cock were saved by clinging
to the masthead until assistance
arrived.
The vessel was caught in a whi,i
wind and sank. Capt. Nelson, his
son, the ccok and four m?ii?'ocrs Of
the crew were thrown into the wa
ter. Three small boats put out
from the shore immediately to go to
their asssitance, but Capt. 'Nelson's
son and the four members of the
crew drowned before aid could reach
them. 1
The drowned men are ail Eastern
shore men and hail from Hoopers
Island. Capt. Nelson and the cook
are ili from exposure to t.h*> cold
winds and water.
. EXPLOSIVE IN COAL
Seranton, Pa., Dec. 17.?That
an attempt was made upon the
life of Rev. J. W.. Jasinskas, pas
tor of a Lithuanian Church in North
Seranton is the belief of the au
thorities who are investigating an
explosion in the priest's home yes
terday. Catherine Rosenburg,
housekeeper for Father Jasinskas
was. seriously hurt and burred.
The police suspect that an explo
sive was placed in coal that was to
be used in .u. stove at the Jasinskas
home. "YVheii the housekeeper put
the coal into a stove there was an
explosion- that imbedded parts of the
stove in the ceiling: and wrecked
the room. lather Jasinskas ficc
ured. n a, court case recently and
the authorities believe that this
may have something to do with
attempt on his W.o.
CASTORfA
For Infants and Children
!n Use For Over 30 Years
Always bears ?
I S?JZ% or \
Utile Plmnles^
They are Maine's Wammg
are
Unsightly and Dis.Ggurin^ S:g
rials of Bad Blood.
Pimpies on the face and oilier
parts of the body arc warnings
from Nature that your blood 13
sluggish and impoverished. Some
times they foretell eczema, boiis,
blisters, and oilier sl:iu disorder.;
that burn li!:e flames of fire.
The; mean that your Moo 1 need ;
S. S. S. to cicaosc i' .f these irrc
P<ir- ncPu?^5?!r*ioKs that can cause
unlimited lr. ublc. This remedy is
cue of the greatest vegetable
compound; known, and contains
no minerals or chemicals to injure
tile meat delicate skin.'
Go to your drug store, and grt a
bottle of S. S. today, get rid or
those unsightly, disfiguring pim
ples, nid oilier skin irritations, b
will cleanse your blood thorough
ly. For spocjnl medical advice free,
address Medical Director. 41 Swift
Laburatcny, Atlanta. Hr..
Own Your Own Home
If you have to pay rent, why not apply that
rent to ?he purchase of.a home. Our way
of doing this is simple. Let us tell you how
it's done.
Corner Koval and Prince Streets
Alexandria. Ya?
Phone 1091
This Store Will Be Open
Due to the number of requests we have decided to remain open in the evenings until
Xmas to enable so many of our customers who are employed in the day, plenty of time to do
their shopping. ?
iiMd
NEW STORE HOURS
/.STORE OPENS AT 9 A. M.
AND WILL CLOSE AT 9 P. M.
EXCEPT SATURDAY

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