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J. LEO KOLB
Prominent Washington Real Estate trad. lar.nrtthcc Agency With Re cently Opened li ranch in Alexau dria F.nds Hn.yinexs Good in City cad Ontloo!; P,right. If the people of Alexandria <lo not. recognize that the city has overcome to a large extent the business depres sion with which "the world has been faced and is now on the upward trend, there are outside interests who have been able to see it.. Take for instance the real estate and insurance house of J. Leo K<;lb, oT Washington, which five* months ago established a branch at 724 King St., Alexandria with Mr. Thomas M. Bick ers, a reai estate and insurance ex po t of many years of experience. Mr. Bickers, not only has found business good for his house in Alex andria but sees a brighter outlook, having the utmost confidence in the future of Alexandria* and that it takes only an agressive attitude ^n the part of 'l* cr.izsns to roorer::te in biiilr'injr up the city still further. The Kolb agency does a general insurance business, representing the strongest eompanies in the world, and ha..'dies city and sub:i:b. r. properly. Bc-entb. they have had a number of inquiries of houses t'-.r rent or for r and this is taken as a splendid indication of the turn in the financial and foimr.O'T'ial tide of '.he city. ?,!>?. ?Ji kers is a native and is prom inently known through the stale, lie is a wide-awake progressive busi ness man, and hits oniv recently com pleted a ?. f !be Stek'.er nroneriy on linssc 1] Road to Jarr.cs F. Craw fcrd. SOi}Til f'.f.N AUTO SERVICE COMPANY Sric!?',:!//??/?: in Repair of All Make: of Li fir of A ere::>:oriey ".i<i ^':ii til Al/rn. ii (iil.ihf.n Slu'ils Service is a r>r;me consideration in these days of keen competition, and the great demand is for efficiency and promptness. When the Southern Auto Service Companv wa ?? established at A,' 'rod and Gibbon Streets two years ago, its owners determined to make ser vice, efficiency, and satisfaction their main considt. ation. How well they have Siifceedrd may best be judged by the character of tiie business in- y have gained and !>y their increasing pal roiia go. Repairing on all make:; of cars is their specialty and their prat ti.-a" j mechanics see that tve-y j.b i>; done right. They are Ford students and j specialists and no concern in Alexan- 1 dria is better equiopwl to find the j trouble with your Ford. A line of automobile p.:rts. acces sories, oils. greases, a.vd g?i:-.o1ine are ' carried, and everything is guaran teed to be right. They will sell you a second hand automobile or select a new car for you, to your certain satisfaction. The proprietors of the business are Messrs. ('. W. O'Meara and George '?V. Byrne; both of whom are exper ienced automobile men and know ev- ! ery angle of the business. They are both natives of Virginia, arc members of the Odd Fellows, and are connected with religious, charitable, civic, and and other institutions of like kind. Mr. Byrne has had seven years of ex- j perienee in auto repair work and O'Meara six years from sales v*\ . to the complete job: which makes i live wires and masters of their bu !- j jsess. | ,T. RECCE CATON Confectioner, Tobacconist, and Deal er i;i Magazines, lee Cream, Etc., With Modern Sanitary Soita Foun tain and Refreshment Tahlc Ser, rice, Han Popular Place For several years one of the most popular and most frequently patron ized business .places in Alexandria has been, and still is, the store of Mr. .T. Reece Cafon, confectioner, tobacco nist and dealer in magazines, sta tionery and novelties. Among the reasons for the great popularity of this store may be men tioned tiie handsome and well hand led soda fountain from which the best purest and most refreshing of bever ages are served. Counter service also is given and a splendid and wholly satisfying luncheonette is available at a reasonable price. The stocks of candies and confec tionery. and (if tobacco, cigars, cigar ette and smokers articles, at all times are large and well selected contain ing all standard goods. Fixtures and furniture are attractive, and the store having 1,500 square feet of floor space is a model one. All the latest current mazazines and popular reading matter iri var ious forms are carried on the- coun ters of this store. .\Ir. J. Recce Caton, a native of Alexandria and possessed of large civic pride is one of the most popular : men in local circles. He is a member of the Chamber of Commerce, the K. of C\, B. P. O. E.. and Royal Arcanum. ' ALEXANDRIA FERTILIZER and CHEMICAL CO. i I.o.i(icts! PUivt iv N-tfllieni Virginia i 11 .id Refreshment Table Scr ditr'c in ttl! j.c.rin of State. The Plant of the Alexandria Fer tiliser and Chemical Company, r.ow operated- by The American Agricul tural Clicmical Company, is the lar 1 gc?t fertilizer factory in Northern Virginia. The high grade commer j 1 fertilizer:; manufactured by this : Comnaisy are distributed in this and : neighboring states. The A. F. & C. ?Co. (Alexandria Fertilizer and Chem i Seal Company) brands have been ex tsnsivi'ly used and are most favorably kr.v.vn to the planters prolit'ng by large crops. Tin fjjciory, covering a large acre i age in the northeast section cf the j : C'ty, i.-: connctod by railroad switch j Ing facilties that nrovide aceommo j da'. ion for trains of cars. Its lan/e J dock is the best (quipped on the Poto ; mac River. With its power-driven hoi 4s and grab buckets. ocean-going ! ships are discharged :.nd loaded with i tin same dispatch noticed at large .* t ai.'orts. ; Hundreds of men are employed in tli" tory operating the most irn ? piMVt-d machinery used in the manu jfariurc of high grade fertilizers. Electrically driven digger*, and ! shovels, overhead trolleys, car.:, con ve\:;vs. and fleets <>i' electric and gas I propelled trucks are used n moving materials and the manufactured gods. Th.* Plant presents a scene of v/on (hrf.il equipment, skill and industry, common to a larg-'* commercial center. .?u*t north of the fertilizer factory ; ml warehouse is (he Sulphur Acid P'ant, operated twenty-four hours cv ( ry day and every day in the year. T:*.:r P'i'nl i<-: oi;e of the most credila ).!?? factory buildings facing the Poto tna- River. '!'hr> Sales and Factory Offices are f.-'ri ;iJ .) 11 North Lee Street, Alex andria, Va. GRAHAM ALT. '''.TiEN R.-aJl'/r-t; fJialrrs i:> City ?! Si'h- j ? 't'ir.i.,1 Hp"I fj>tatr, Ufi.vdHitfj f'rap- j e>'tn nf fiver if I)?!?", i/iHtm; Muri.ir i cm'. Fire t ravee; fioy;li,ia ti.nl Invent incvtu. * Progress of a community depends to an extent, much larger than is gen evaily supposed, upon the activities of the real estate operators. Without progressive, enterprising realtors, as realty men now are popularly known, the advancement of a community would be slow, "Indeed. For realtors, Knowing land values and seeimr pos sibilities for business and residence development that the avernge person W Very Next Dose of Treacherous Drug j May Start Terrible Salivation j The next dose of calomel you take may salivate you. It may shock your liver or start bone necrosis. Calomel is dangerous. It is mercury, quicksil ver. It crashes into sour bile like dynamite, cramping and sickening you. Calomel attacks the bones and should never be put into your system. It* you feel bilious, headachy, consti pated and ail knocked out, just go to your druggist and get bottle of Dod son's Liver Tone for a few cents which is a harmless vegetable sub stitute for dangerous calomel. Take i a spoonful and if it doesn't start your j liver and straighten you up better and quicker than nasty calomel and without making you sick, you just go back and get your money. Don't take calomel! It can not be trusted any more than a leopard or a wild-cat .Take Dodson's Liver Tone which straightens you right up and makes you feel fine. No salts neces sary. Give it to the children because it is perfectly harmless and can not salivate. WARNING! Say "Bayer" when you buy Aspirin. Unless you see the name "Bayer" on tablets, you are not getting genuine Aspirin prescribed by physicians over 22 years and proved safe by millions for Colds Headache Rheumatism Toothache Neuralgia Neuritis Earache Lumbago Pain, Pain Accept only " Layer" package which contains proper directions. H.ii'dv "Haver" burets vi !*2 tablets?Also bottles of 24 ais^l 100- T!rissr?n?ta. A'j'iriu Sj> ilit- traJc ciarU of Bayer MancfstiLic o: MuiivacciicaciUesicr ikucU does not see, secure for a community now life and new resources by bring ing in from other and less favored communities those whose coming will add to the general good and the pros perity of the- community. One of the livest and most aggres sive realty concerns in northern Vir ginia, composed of enterprising busi ness men, who ar^ broad-minded and far-seeing, is that of Graham & Ogden at r>30 King Street, Alexandria. This business was established in September 1913, and during the years ii ha.- been operating, has done much ! to advance the general welfare of the community. All kinds and descriptions of pro perties, both city and suburban throughout this section are represent ed by this company. Sales are made, buyers being found, proprities are looked after, rentals and colic lions are managed; Insurance is written and, as a matter of fact every detail of property management is trans acted by Graham & Ogden. A large insurance business also is j done?fire and marine insurance be- ! ing the company's r.pecialtius. Big insurance contract.-, and big realty deals are given particular attention and seme of the largest activities of b-itli rr-.T-ty dealing and insurance writing have been handled by this company. ? ? I castor ia; For Infants and Children vise For Over 30 Years < Always bears the Signa'Lre of The firm of Graham & Ogden is af filiated with Chamber of Commerce as also are the firm members, Messrs, John G. Graham and Kenneth W. Og flcn. They ni?.? members also of the Virginia R?al Estate Association, Alexandria Real Estate Hoard and Alexandria Underwriters Association. Colonel K. W. Ogden is a member of the rtair of Governor Trinkle or* Vir ginia and is one of the most popular citizens of thjusection. He is a direct or of the Chamber of Commerce and chairman of the Chapter's civic bu reau, and a member of the Board of Alderman in which for the last two year;; he has been chairman of the streets committee. Colonel Ogden is a Mason, and Elk, and member of the Kiwanss club and of the Bachelors' Club. Colonel Ogden is active in all civic and municipal enterprises of value, and for seventeen years was a mem ber of the city's volunteer fire depart ment. From December ?!. !917 until May 1. 1021 he was chief of the fire department, during which period he saw that the department was com pletely motorized and its efficiency great!;.' increased. Colonel Ogden is one of the foremost advocates and hackers of the White Way proposal and is a consistent booster of the Gazette's "1-1 points.' . Mr. John G. Graham, too, is for the White Wnv and for all other things that will betterthe city's wel fare generally. He is a member of the Chamber of Commerce and Ki wanis Club, and of the Racket Club, Washington, and of the Masons, Odd Fellows, and Imnroved Order of Red Men. Personally, fraternally and in a business way, he is widely known Dr. It. P. CLARK Osteopathic Physician Apt 1, 'The Henly' Hrs. I! to 9 p. m. by Appointment 719 Kir.g Street Phone 27 14-2Gp. PMfliFiQ wUvnilbl 0 For Constipated Bowels?Bilious Liver The nicest cathartic-laxative to tonight will empty your bowels com physic your bowels when you have Plotely hy morning and you will feci _ , , r...- . c splendid. "Ihey work while you Headache Li.iousness sleep." Cascarets never stir you up Colds Indigestion 0I. gripe like Salts, Pills, Calomel, Dizziness Sour Stomach or Oil and they cost only ton cents is candy-like Cascarets. One or two a box. Children love Cascarets too. and popular. Mr. Graham is vice-president of the Virginia Real Estate Association, in which he is one of the most active members. estedness of the rarest kind and an To enormous energy Washington.! as president, added the cool brain of the man of business, an inflexible sense 01 justice, a personal disinter John McCuen's Little Store 1121 King Street Goods ;>re handled at little expense and sold at little profit FOR SPRING OPENING 1 OFFER Domestic Voile, good at, yard 25c imported Voile, best quality, at yard 60c Domestic Voile, best quality, at yard 35c Imported Gingham, best quality, at yard 50c COME?See what we can do for you on the 1100 Block J. S. BLACK WELL and SON WHOLESALE DEALERS IN Cigars, Cigarettes and Tobacco 127 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Va. Are You Mr. Merchant and Mr. Consumer, Interested In The Future of Alexandria If so, buy your goods at home when you can do so at the same price as elsewhere. We have the goods to deliver?anything you want in CIGARS CIGARETTES and TOBACCOS. OUR LEADING BRANDS ARE HENRIETTA?10c, 2 for 25c and 15c CINCO?8c, 2 for 15c GARCIA GRANDE?10c, 2 for 25c and 15c CUSTOM HOUSE?5c COINER?10c NEW ERA?5c If your dealer does not carry the above brands, get him to call us and stock them PHONE 382 J. S. BLACKWELL & SON Wholesale Tobacco, Cigars, Cigarettes and Snuff?flan Extensive Tinsir ness in Northern and Western Vir ginia Southern Maryland. Within the last year the availabili ty of Alexandria as a distributing point has been further recognized by the development of the business of J. S. BlatTcwell & Son, wholesale deal ers in tobacco, cigars, cigarettes and snuff. Although this firm has be?n estab lished only since May 17, 1921, it has developed an extensive business in a territory which extends as far south and west as Staunton, Ya., and includes a large part of Southern , Maryland. The exceptional shipping facilities of Alexandria offers the firm the ad vantage of prompt deliveries, and j this fact has appealed to its _ trade throughout Northern and Western Virginia as other sections. Anything in the tobacco line is the firm's motto and it also handles chew ing gums. Mr. J S. Blackwell has had twenty five years of experience in the tobacco business. He was for fifteen years district manager for Liggett & Myers, and has a wide acquaintance in this territory. He is a member of the Ellcs and Chamber of Commerce, and is a live-wire. He is in faror of the King Street White Way, and other move ment that will benefit Alexandria and further it? interests. His firm is hero to stay and its business is growing consequently he feels a deep interest in the city and is always found ready and willing to give of his time and means in support of any cause de signed to build up the community and promote its moral and materia! wel fare.