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MADE OH HEHRICO
County Presents Great
ment of Farming.
Bureau of Soils, of Department oi
Agriculture, Which Is Making
Survey, Finds It Can Be
Made to Supply Produce
Consumed by Rich?
! -pecva; tm The T;rn?-s-I>:spateri J
Washington. January 11 ? W. E
Ream, who waa recently In charge of
the party from the Bureau of Soil*.
Fnited States Department of Agricul?
ture, which was making a so'.! survey
of Hciirlco County. \'a . has made a
preliminary chart of tu.- conditions
of the soll? encountered my the ex?
perts, and then retaUoa to agriculture.
It la most Important from every
atandpolnt. The county contains 174.
7-0 acres and embraces a portion mt
both the piedmont plateau and the
coaatal plain sections. The surface
features of the former consist of rul?
ing to' hUly upland areas, while ttauae
of the latter section constat of level
to gently rolling surfaces.
"Poultry raising ami dairying ean
be extended on a commercial *ralo.|
Trdeg farming, fruit and berry grow?
ing could be profitably produced."
states the report. "In fact, there Is
no reason why all the vegetables, fruit,
poultry and dairy products could not
be supplied for tha Richmond market "
The severe winter weather Inter?
rupted the work of the experts, but th*
bureau will resume operations In the
county aa soon as weather conditions
will permit. The report continues In
\dapted to Irnri. ' ropa.
"Lying to the east of Richmond the
sandy loam soil with gray surface
and yellow to red friable subsoils are
especially adapted to truck ero[>s. al?
though general farming can alao be
profitably conducted. Along ? he James
Riier "aV-r some very productive
soils which are splendidly suited to
the growing of corn. oats, grasses and
w atern.*lot,v There are large areas
of the various clas-es of sand., logins
In close pc-oxlmlty to the City of Rich- i
mond. which are capable of producing
a wMe variety of truck and garden
e-ope Const .eraMe areas are now be
in* devoted to these < rops. and the in
du?trv will of necessity Increase in
order to supply the demand of the I
tapidlv a rowing city. ,
"Henrlco County is traversed by a'
system of good macadam <?.- san-'
cla> roads, iinea of telephone and >
rural delivery Of mall. Many large
and well appointed farmhouaes were j
oheee-. ed in tha county, pa: tirularly j
ue?r Richmond, ana on the Muffs along;
the Janie? Fiver, yulte a few promt- !
nent business men of Richmond own1
WHAT IS A COUGH?
S. B. HARIMAN. th. ^me IX *
?. tarrhal effusion or
Columbus, O. u ar,un,uu,?,n
Of DiiKUi Cough is a wholesome effort
to pfotej t the luiiys from intrusion from
h?rmt ul matc-ials A tough should not
be Regarded lip a foe, but as a friend.
Pe-ru-na Kemoves the Cause of
Pe-ru-na i> a touvih medu inc in the
strict sciim-of the word- Ita.ssi-.t- Nature
M ^ettin^ fides! tbr m < uinul ucd minti
i hi um l> oin Iii.I tube*, It assists, tirst, by
[rtreswtbr pbaj, the nervet that control the
[act of esjssjkaeg. Aid. irnasd by its ex
| e< tfii ant effect the rOMCUS di a harter? are
-liu'h'lv thinm-d, waring tbeaa easier to
expectorate In ot her words, Pe-ru-na
act-, with N..i i ,
Any one takinq Pe-ru-na will \ery
rjuic U\ lind liim-o!t hotter able to cough
I be i oesfc teea - to lie more satisfactory.
It is a det-|a-r CDQgb. in which the mucus
i- rai-h-d and (aid)' expectorated Pe
, ru-na rfJit.vi rough by rcmo\i:g the
< .? u ->? ?,? I lie eotafb || \\<,rk-, in exactly the
lawte wav a- every other medicine ought
to work, in harmorv wiih Nature.
ASK YOUR DRUG
GIST FOR FREE PE
beautiful farma and houeea in thej
county, and are having the rarmr, op?
erated, fine of the valuable farms Inj
the eastern part of the county con?
tains nearly e.U'il acres, and Is eatl-:
mated to be worth nesr one-half mil?
"It Is the object of the aoil survey
:?; on a map the various grades
or types of soils and the extent of
each, and also to make a special study
of the adaptation of the so*l to toe
crop to *nich it ia especially or beat'
Ilsadootne Iteturns Offered.
"Good crops of clover and cow pea
hay can be produced, and these ate
needed to supply the great demand
Poultry raising and dairying can be
extended on a commercial scale. Truck
fanning, fruit and berry growing offer
handsome returns for the capital and
'Henrico County Is very favorably
located as regards transportation by
both rail and water, as several rail?
roads traverse the arra and the Jam-s
RfsreaT Is navigable to the east of
llichmond. Two lnt<prurban lines lead
out across the county to Ashland and
>? ven Pines."
That the banking and currency In?
vestigations nkyw being carried on are
soon to bring about results, and the
lines which they are likely to follow
when ended and the recommendations
filed with the Heus?, may be seen In
the following hill which has Bust been
WILL SPEAK TO-DAY
AT Y. M. C. A. MEETING
CiOV. WIIXIAM HODGES MA XX.
Introduced by Congressman Claas
"That no office r or director of a na?
tional bank shall receive or be bene?
ficiary, either directly or indirectly, of
'any fee. brokerage, commission, gift,
or other consideration for cr on ac?
count of any loan, purchase, sale, pay?
ment, exehanee or transaction made
by or on behalf of a national bank
of which he is aueh officer or director.
Any person violating any provision of
this act shall be punished by a fine
of not exceeding 15,000 or by a term
In the penitentiary not exceeding thr=?
years, or both such fine and imprison?
Hla Ofllres Moved.
Congressman Flood, who has Just
been made chairman of the House
Committee on Foreign Affairs to suc?
ceed former Congressman Suizer. of
New Tork. to-day moved his offices
.?torn the House office building to the
Capitol He is now elegantly fixed
up In every way, and hereafter vtaf-j
tors coming to Washington to see him
Mrtn tiiid rum just across the lobby
ffom the House chamber.
The Post-office Department an-|
neunced to-day that for the first week
of its existence Richmond had handled
B total of K.ooo parcel post packages.
P. H. Me<>.
a bea ih? en'rt<-i for examination by tha
gtata B^ard of P*tarmac>- t'osed yent?reay,
.e-* aare twent>-?ix applicants f?r refla?
te: ed - .4? . r s acd tan far registered
?ristant phernssctstP. Two of the nurnWr
re coined Th? re^r au.>nee>- examination
?I be held next week st the University
allege of M'-dkTne.
The Best and Most Comfortable Way
IS VIA THE
Norfolk and Western Railway
because of its through trains with
NO CHANGE OF CARS.
The "iNorfolk Limited" and "Ocean Shore
Limited" Leaving Richmond
9 A. M. and 3 P. M.
are the only trains running solid between
RICHMOND AND NORFOLK
Both of the above trains carry
PULLMAN PARLOR CARS
and run through in the
Quickest Time Made Between tbe Two Cities
Two Hours and Twenty Minutes.
lo City Churches
PjBSsBB *f?>n?kf na??a_ la thie
? ?"??Mit ttul MtrlMa wtfl be eeaa
i-.oaed at mianry heejae ay eaar%>
<*? ?aaeese af Vaaal ?avushaa
Xha apeaaer lit Lisi in*-?*? meeting In tha
? Vntral Toung Haa*l ('kriMian Association
auditorium this afternoon at 3:3? o'clock
> t 111 to:- Governor *Wii lam Hodges Mann.
The aufclect of Ma address wtll be "Thou
. KJ-.a.t Kav? No Other God*>." and during
the course of hid lailc ha ts expected to
c?al with many problems of moderp Ife.
Th? association thinks Itse'.r especially
fortunate in sexirlng Governor Ma-ir for a
treetlng. and one of the largest ,rowds of
the year will probably 6?- present to bear
The Raiiroad Young Mens Christian As
'ifcttin arxtl bo a-tare*sec this afternoon by
Nekton W Preston. congreeslor.ii: secreiary
.Torn Mb*sr*AVfea. His subject will be "Buried
Treasure.' The meeting art;: be naM at 4
The Bapt!.-' Sunday -Schoo! Association wili
bold its rcgv?r monLhly and Quarterly
rr<ettng Ibis jHerroon at 2.30 o'clock la
Calvary Baptist Church.
"A Religion Worth Having" w?l be the
tcpu- on artuej Rev. 4 Ian aid si T. Bowser,
pastor of th* First I'nltarlan Church, will
base aas ?ermon this morning. The service
MB begin at 11 o'clock.
Hev. Oearcs W aXaas?er will preach this
ev-rrnlng at 11 o'clock in the Hanover Ave
nie Christian Churen on the subject, "A
Timely Admonition for the New Tear" His
?Ssbjee*. thut evening ?rill be "rive Reasons
Why 1 Am a Christian.'
I The annual business meeting of the Sev?
enth Strc-t (Christian Church ?11! be held
' lids afternoon in the new assembly room
at 3:3? o'clock Rev. H. D. < . Maciaematt.
the pastor, mW pr?.avh IhM morning at 11
Bee, T H Haden. a returned m.ssroaary
:rom Japan, win occupy the pulpit o: Cen?
tenary Metnodiet rhurch this morning He
all! cap.am conditions In Japan at tae
piesrnt time. To-night Rev. W. J. Young.
D. O, Iba pastor, will preach a sequel to
:he sermon he delivered last Sunday even.
Iig. The subject wll; be "Making the Best
of a Goad Job/'
Rev D. W. Jackson, pastor of Epworth
Methodiat <\hurch. ?..: reach this morning
-t the Kai.-rmun: ??>e:ue Mvfhodist church.
Re' E. V "'araon. the pa?tor. will preach
in the evening on th. subject. "Bearing
r;arh the Othtr'e Burdens."
There wll! be no services to-nisht at ths
fe^-nd Pre-byterian Church .he spngrega
tion having Ueclded to unite with bt. Paul j
? "hurcJi in the Interest of the nuguenot
Society. Rev. Ruasell fee!!. D. D. th.- pas?
tor, a ill preach |Ms mornl-ia Tne aervlce
to night at St. I'aui s ?tiiirch an: be ad?
dressed by R?v V. < Ramme:. D. D.. oi
Elizabeth, N". J.
R. I? smith wll: address the members of
the International Bible Students at their 1
regular meeting tbta afternoon at S o'clock
in **mifhdea: Ha::. His aubject wilt be "The
Keys of Death and Hell "
H. O. Wle.aave, at New York. Interna- i
tlona.' secretary of the Railroad Y. M C. A .'
win apeak to man this afternoon In the
Colored Young Men's ? tirtstian Association I
His subject w-il! be "A Twentieth Century'
Call." Thare wl': be special music.
HUMAN INTEREST SERMONS ;
isermntts That a Rlrbaaend Pastor Has1
Booked for a Tew Monday Night?.
I>r Thomas ("agetr Skinner, the pastor '?
<?f the Second- Ra-p'ist <%hur?'h. of thia city. !
Is a believer in the rieht kind of advettli
irg H- :s a man ?tio ha* a goot r-1-ss.ic?
todellver. and he wanta the wor:d to know
ibout that message. To that end he ha.?
issued it ttt.e ge n et aoneont lag that be?
ginning to-nlri;. hew!: p.each at MBeBsaaeh
at tne corner of Adams and Franklin
Street? a aerle? of sermons of human Inter
e?i Pr Skinner, as usuai with the men of
bl? cloth, la circi?iat<ng Chi? litt'? pamphlet
f,t>ly among 'he merrrbera of his < ongregatlon. '
The pamphlet announces a aeries of Sunday
riglit ?ermon? on "Applied Chr1stlanlt> I
i ??sparer man would e?it them bv ?-iothei
r-bm.e |t ma- ' that ' Talks o' H :?? :n In?
terest' wou'l be a betSee name ?o> this
series or* sermons, for thty are Just :hat.
or will he. If the good pastor wilt held him?
self down to h!? sot* tec ts Here are his
?sttterta for ??? en Sunday nights
January 13- "The Individual .'man
and God i .l?nui-- :t? The n- 'i ? ? e
? mar. and ma->'. Jar.nary 3S- "Tn? Msrltal
Ufa" fhaaaband and w fei; February J?"The
Parents; 1.1'' ' pa-enth?M>.l and chi<n-oodt;
Fabniarv * To? e-,,n:r,e-?-t?' la'?' (the
'Tirletlen and bu?iaeaa': Feskruarr **? "Th?
rolUtcat I I'? "he . > ei.-i . ar.d the
?Str. Fehrusry a "Tha Fnte-tained Mfe"
<the Christian snd S IIIIISIIBIsaH I
orvviv, or \nt Mnoni
larget< 4ttended F.ierel?e? Held at rioa
rSpe^ia' to The T.-nee- f'apateb 1
Flow <o; ege. H <". Jannarr 11 | an era
or?ble e.r' ta the town a?d s-ar-setundlng
commu?tir w?a trie forma' operlr.g of the
r?s ft asn s-e-k g-aded sr>hoe,: t*-il Vlnat f^??
aerk s~rr ? -e '>.?., R-a-a n'
?>?t?ra">n. - ->tj-t> S'lperlriteod.Tit Rotss-t.
see rsewa Newman, of the eottsga fsn" f.
I>- J C 4tdbsaesa editor of the ?Hrlstian
*u:. R" t. ' ?*?*. chalewaa of the . h?n|
dl'iri't board, and rrofaesor W I? Law
re- - who w?s ctis'rTeen ?f the ba'ld'ig
comm!t:e- A e* t>--ae made WMfM mH
fSpeectlea the eserclae? N'llj a-sre'y at
TSr Mei-ryw sKewre--*?? I *g lak?m?s'.
y. T. arm d? i?er tee SamsasrWn Hwspree
for ;st; B) teci-ni-e s-mday sao-rtne with
???--- T I'-Tia o' the eoirae o'
.eeturea eee as '" o?j ?
SseedaT. J?n??r-, It '' nVtss-a A M ehJl
?ass*. "eVost s Free am ,n leptta ? -'nv?
a* M A.id'e.? ? '- seas Kd i^arsan ..
Monday. Januarr U ? ? ciex-k A. If -Law
tee?. "Twe Freteat? -??"?*, I- rsl
lead " T o . - k r M l<aatare. ~H>nry
Vrtl aad i*i? Rrask F-oen Roma '
T-aaaday January 1? ? I eWa-k A
rase. "Maary. Bda-a-d vt awd Mary" Ti
e'eleea P M ?: - ? ire Tat'saasnJ;
a* lag Froteataatasra "
fsaasssearSseli ts' prsatdeat af p?'
Inswl'u'e-e-sjat-ksy asm-itnary. owe >?f id, -ear
r?rr.?inig v'a? gr-i' ? " -n. ^-epars ?
gaasi Is of JSew Bssrlaad and of fhe Fran- ?'
A Oury Fasber Beard, srbleb eases as s
Corner First and
A Colossal Sale of More Than $10,000
Worth of Up-to-the Minute
Women's and Misses' Suits, Coats,
Dresses and Waists
Wc will give the women of Richmond the benefit of our Krc*t purchasing power. We bought
for e.t-h at SO ' * :it-, on the dollar lurye rjUiunities of the choii esl lots offered by wholesale suit, dress,
coat and \\ais-t makers re-ultin^ in this unexampled value-giving. EVERY GARMENT Jl'ST
FROM THE MAKER.
Coat Suits, in the latest styles and colors, worth (PQ QO
up to $25.00. tor. . . ?yVmUO
Coat Suit-. st rictiv ruan-tailored mode'.-, some are
handsoiiie velvet-; value- worth up to SSO.00, for. .
Coat Suits, in the finest weaves and coloring?
v;?!ue> worth up to $35.00 for. .
One-Piece Dresses in series, superbly trimmed and <PC QQ
fini-hid- values worth $15.00; special for. U/tJet/O
One-Piece Dresses, in silk, charmeuse and serges,
soMitest styles and the finest quality; 135.00 values for
Women's and Misses' Coats
C'hinch'i'as and novelty fabrics; a beautiful assortment to
Coats that are worth SIS.00 and $20.00 are
(.oats th.it are worth $25.00 and $27.50 are
Boys' Overcoats and Reefers
Full Length Coats for older boys and Russian st\Ic
and Reefer- For the tfOUUStgW?all go at cost prii c
$10.00 Overcoat.- and Refers now. - $7.48
5- 50 Overcoats aiitl Reefers now .$6.48
$7.50 Overcoats and Reefers now. $5.48
$6.00 Overcoats and Reefers now.$<-48
$5.00 Overcoats and Reefers now.$C48
$3.5.0 Overcoats and Ree'ers now.$2.48
Boys' Tan. Pat.-nt Leather and Clunmeta! QIT
Shoe* worth S2.5n .?id 13.00, now on sale -t ?51e7?J
Boy- Heavy Ribbed School Hos?, very ili-t
and fast color. 25r value.
Boys' $2.00 All Wool Coat Sweaters, a
sorted colors. special.
Boys* $1.5n All Wool Coal Sweaters a
sorted colors; special.
Boys* Ribted and Fleece Lined S'vrt
Drawers. 2Sc i;rade; sale price. ... .
Ladies' Waists and Silk
Beautiful Lingerie Waist-, worth Si.50. are OA
now . Oe7C
The most Exquisite Lingerie Waists, worth S2.50 <P| Of*
are now. ?ple<?D
Ladies' Silk Waists, in assorted colors, all shades; fi**l AO
$3.00 values for. tj) 1 e?7?
Ladies' Silk Waists, in blue white and black, $5.00 ffO AO
values for. t?a?eftO
Silk Petticoat: aH shades $3.00quality A^
Silk Petticoats all shades; $5.00 quality
Boys' Knickerbocker Pants
7*!i qualit .? Knicke. Pants now. Jjc
$1.0" quafi!> Kucket Pant- now.
$1 5 I qua'ity Knicker Pant- now. $1 1*>
$2.00 qtialitv Knicker Pant- now.$1.6?
B'.v-* Tan I igt*. Weight Robber Rain- el Ail
coats. '$4.'."! quality. ?eJerWV
Boys' Norfolk Suits
AH Wool Norfolk Suits, in fancv
patterns, $5.00 quality; fi^'J Q?
sale price. &097O
All Wool Norfolk Suit* in fanrv
patterns. 96.00 qualit v. 4 0
aajfe price. WTC .TO
All W.s)l Blue Ser?e Norfolk
Suit >, S6.S0 quality; aaje ^4 (j^
All V....! l(i , Serge VorWk
Suits,$7.50qualit; . -a!c fl? T Qo
price ... eDO.yO
Bo\s' Russian and Sailor
Suits, in blue -eijrcs and no.elty
SS 50 quality._ $6.48
So 00 qua?tv. $4.4.?
$s o-. nullit\ . $.>.48
50 do^en Boys' Bell Blou-e Shirtwaist.*, collar
tached. fancy percales and madras; regular 50c <5
MEETS HIS DEATH
Mangled Body of N. & W. Train?
man Found Lying by Rail?
I(Special to The Tim. ?-I ??sp?ten. >
Roanoke. v?. January II?Thomas
n N>?m?n. a*-<' ae<enty-one years
fa ?I to b* the oldest fn(r!n?'r In th<*
employ of the Norfolk an1 Western
Railroad, and on<- of the oldest tn the
cuntry. wu ki led this mornlne near
UM roundhouse at West Knal. while on
hta way to Uk>- out his eaalne. Ther*
*prf no witn?ae?'? to the accident.
Kmploves at the roundhouse found
the maneled Hod\ lyinK on th?> tracks
Jest west of the roundhouae. Wfe was
not yet extinct, and the rumpany'i am
h -lance waa hastened to the scene and
t ? unfortunate man taken up for a
ouick trip to the Itoepltal. Roth leara
end the rieht arm badly crashed,
and tii" t?wl> ?as othcrwspe bruised
An loess* aaoflaa waa atartod. and
blood waa found on the porn track
of Knam* 4SI which had passed OOI r
th? track a few minutes before th?
l.ody was found
Mr NVwman had pulled a local |
f'elaht Mewri this city and Crew?
for many years. He waa horn June i.t.
I?42 and entered the railway eerrire
in May. 1**1. aa an engine watchman
The folIowOic \rir fce wia mad' fire?
man. an<l in engineer, which p< -
eltsnn he hart tlUrd continuously up
to (h- Mm' <>f hia d?-ath Ilia wife
died four or are years aero and a eon.
Walter Newman, who waa an * affiner r
on the Norfolk dtrlelon. died about ten
? i \i h\i Bj| riRir.1.? m?T
tabes ...i rroa ? rematery te bra
rard by MOIL
.at Louie. Janua. y 11 - -Helen aa
were mai'od bv per<-e:s peat a' tt
Lamia r">at?oflire to rtwirite ill*
where they will be buried. In tbe grave
that was due foe Frederick Na imsnrv
?onmane, d -a ow Set areVajr at ::a
wo'daeilie. and pre ereffiaeje fee tbe
funeral had been made and fk grace
dig wh?n It waa l*arned tba> Mai
mane a *|| <|!r<- t'd that the h<?d> *e
cremated The hodn then waa jMSJ*SSJ*an
Dickens Jones, Prominent Dan?
ville Citizen, Commits
(Special to Th?> Tinv.1 t?mpatcli.?
I'envlUe. Va.. January 11 - Picken?
Jon??, axed thirty years, .t mer-ib- r
of a pronriinent family and a thorough?
ly popular man. committed >.il ??'.? here
at "30 o'clock this morntne. by ahoot
ing himself throuvh the rlgnt temple
with a .32-calihrc revolver. In the base?
ment of the Farley Plumbing C >m
panVsi establishment on T'nlon Street,
of which he was part owner.
The hedv was found half an hour
after the shooting by a negro wagon
driver, who. In searching for mater'al
in the cellar, stomb'ej ?.er th. proa.
tn>.- form of his deed ennpl >yer.
??per Kennedy a red pr Julian
': ?>? n lewed th.. remain* a short
while after the police had been noti?
fied, and deemed it a clear cage of
suicide The revolver waa found In
the man'a right hand with one of th?>
five chemhara exploded
.tones had been 'n had health fo
the past few weeks, and bla ?tueer
actione were n diced bv bla many
friends lie admitted several d-? ? ?
to one of his closest frierda that be
I feared that he was becoming mentally
unbalanced, and this is thought to
have driven Use man to hia act. No
communication of any kind was dls
covered on the body, and he left home
this m >rn';iK stating that he would
be back to (Tinner.
Jones is survive^ hjr two brothers.
Harry, of Richmond, and fjestave. of
North Carolina, one sister. Mrs. .lames
W'hit-. Of Statesville. N C. K. K Jones,
a prominent local tobacco mm. is an
?asrlo, as is also William Henry Jones,
a well kn >wn county man.
The funeral will take place to-mor?
row afternoon at ">:3n o'.-'ock from the
residence of John Jam?s, a relative,
and will be conducted bv th<? flrv. J.
at < ? HSaTI ?. t< tip.
I He Men at ?nrk I uPtared sna r?rffl
THnecial to Th. Tunes-Dlspat. h. I
ftoanoke. v-t.. Monser-. II c order?
ing the number of offices invoiced, the
number of men captured and amo mt ot
liropertv d??tr-,ycd. a two days' ratd
In Franklin County *v Deputy Collec?
tor ft. C Hearty and h:s companl ?n. D.
A. Kanipe. was the most sue . csful ef?
fort aaalnst III let! d'stlllerles in that
section for vears Thursday and Fri?
day the two snet rt I end de?
stroyed t?" ewmplcte outfits. Including
copper stills and nearl\ .'.">#?> ealleno
of beer, and captured flv m- n at wjrk
In the plants
riaeed la Haarf> e* Towtees.
frtpeclal to The Times-ntspatcll.1
Bristol. V? January 11 ? Browle"
P-others. th? ..idest carriage manufac?
turers here, to-dav pla< rd tbetr buel
neeo in the i i? of trustees to he>
liquidated T cr liabilities are lleaeo.
while their asset* Including buildings,
are scheduled at ULNi _
A Fine Indorsement
Statement of a Prominent Citizen
"A member of rm f.inii.'\ h.> h^d a pn\u\ n your company
for .- number or wr,, ,in,j th< not rr-Mj.ts are much better than
any I i(r f natirari- r <..iitr.i. ? th.it I have ever t'omparcd it with.
Your low premium*. I.trgr <fi\-dend?) and liberal cotitracts
should aprx d to tb?r??r uishin? inwrancr
The Lowest Kates on All Forms of Life usaruce of Any
American Company, Paying Annual Divideads
L C. YOUNGER, Special Ageot
Phone Mad ..Ml. 922 American Natl Bank.