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Miss Catherine Miller, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Miller, has returned to the homo of her parents at West hampton, after an extended stay in thw Korth. Miss Miller, who 1b a charming member of tho Hchool girl set, spent the paat winter and spring In New York, where she Is taking a special course of study. She also attended the finals at the United States Military Academy at West Point, N. Y., early in June. Mrturma to Danville. Miss Elizabeth Taylor, of Danville, who has been the guest of Mrs. Wil liam F. Seymour, 1!., at 1 112 Grove Ave nue, has returned to her home. A great deal of Informal entertaining was Incident to Miss Taylor's stay In Richmond. Uueata for Wedding-. Miss Keith Saville has as her guests, Miss Ruth McLane. of Pensacola, Fla.; Miss Mary Delia Smith, of Birming ham, Ala., and Miss Eliza Bland Umb. 1 of Warsaw. They are hern to he at- j tendants at the marriage of Miss Sa- | vllJe to Clarence Bland Brown on I Tuesday. The bridal party is being extensively j entertained. ..Mrs. Bcclty Brown, Jr., I cave an attractive kitchen shower for j the bride-to-be on Wednesday and j Thursday Mrs. Robert Higgins was! hostess at a linen shower. Friday t Mrs. John Swartwout entertained the ! bridal party at luncheon and Friday afternoon Mrs. Herbert Taylor gave a beautiful miscellaneous shower. Sut-i urday the party was entertained by t Miss Lou Schmidt at a pottery shower, i Tho entertainments of the bridal party 1 was concluded by a supper given by i Mrs. Howard Bayly. I<carli( To*vii. Miss Antoinette Thiermann, daughter i of Mr. and Mrs. Anton 11 Thiermann, of 830 West Orate Street, left Friday j for New York, where shf- will bo the guest of her aunt, Mrs. Slater C. P.Jack- j Istone, at her home on Itiverside Drive, , for an extended stay. Miss Thiermann. | who was a debutante in Richmond this season, will be delightfully entertained during her stay In New York. I,.iter in 'he summer, Mrs. Blackistone will re-' turn with her to Richmond, where ?he ! will visit relatives. Mrs. William J. Walker and Miss Elizabeth lla.ves, of Richmond, have taken a cottai;e at the Greenbrier White Sulphur Springs, where they will ; shortly Join the Richmond rolony for i the summer season. Mrs. Walker and Miss Hayes spent several months in. the North, returning to their home here during the late spring. Marriage Annnnnrc4. Mr. and Mrs. Cornellou* Alan Ham* mock, of <"*rewe. announce the marriage r/f their daughter. Ocie Neil, to Clinton Hubbard, the ceremony having taken1 place Thursday. June 20. in Richmond, j Rev. If. I"V C Maclachtin, D. D., pastor of the f?oventh Street Christian Church, officiating. After a Northern tour Mr. and Mrs. Hubbard will make th'ir hon*? In Hopewell. Approaching Marriage. Mr. and Mrs. Henry William* of 01r Cumberland Street, announce the aj>-, proaching marriage of their daughter. Ida Trena. to Ryland P. Johnson, the ceremony to take place at 6 o'clock : Thursday evening. June 27. a' St. An drew's Kpiscopa! Church. < durl I and -Walker. Mr. and Mrs. John P. Walker. r,f 1524 Floyd Avenue, announce the marriage of their daughter. Judith Franklin, to J. J.telle Courtland. The ceremony was performed Jure 10 by Rev. John L. Rray. pastor of the Cumberland; Street Methodist <"hur. h. Norfolk. IN A>n OCT ??F TOWN. Miss Retty Nolnnd has returned to Monroe Terrace, after a visit to friends In Orange. Mlks Pauline Redd, of Glnter Park, is the guest of Miss Nancy Lyne at "Willow Grove," near Orange. John R. Haywood, of Charleston. W. Va . haa been In Richmond for a brief h t a y. Graham Lancaster, son of Mr. and Mrs. 'j. W. Lancaster, of Barton Heights, who was graduated from the civil engineering clais of V. p. I. in June, left for Cornell Friday t?? Join 'he aviation training school for ofii fers. Miss Frances Woodson, who has been spending some time In North Carolina, hr?s returned to her home in Bon Air. Mrs. Lewis C. Larus. of "Stony Potnt." he.a received w ord of the safe arrival I t'i France of her brother. Lieutenant . M. G. Traylor. a!0-d<*-camp to Briga-' dier-Gene.-al T. W. Darrah. Miss Virginia A. Wade, of North Meadow Street, is visiting frk-nds and relatives In Charleston, S. C. Mrs. M. Matler, Misses Mildred and Muriel Mailer have left to spend sev eral months with relatives in New York City. ? \\ OMEN'S >1EETIXCS. All members of Lee Chapter. United Daughters of the Confederacy, In terested in War Belief work are re Muestcd to meet M?-a Temple Boy this morning at 11 o'clock at the Confed erate Woman's Home, 3 Fast Grace Street. The National League for Woman's Service will tneet this morning at 11 . o'clock at the home of Mrs. K. D. , Hotchkiss, 7 East Franklin Street. BETTER THINGS COMING TO MILLERS AND BAKERIES Nigger Wheat Crop Than Inspected May I,eat! to lightening fp of the iteatrieliona. The American Elevator and Grain Trade, a Chicago Journal devoted to the wheat and other grain trade, in its last; isfrtie brines good news to Richmond j millers and grain and flour dealers and ; also bakers, if its information is cor rect. It nays: "Promise has been given that radical j changes will he made in the regulations j of the Food Adminstration Grain Cor-i lioration if the wheat crop turns out j more than S50.000.000 bushels. As mucin ! as possible of their former control will he returned to the grain trade. The price has been set. That cannot he changed, but wedging can he reslcred. with necessary restrictions, and tho crop will move nearly in its former channels. And now the Department of Agriculture In its June report brings the cheering news that wheat prospects are for 031,000.000 bushels, with the ;">S7.000,000 bushels of winter wheat practically made and the 344.000.000 bushels of spring wheat in a condition of 05.2, which is 3.6 better than this time last year. Oals promise 1.500,000, 000 bushels: barley, 23.5,000.000; rye, ft 1,000,000 bushels, and hay, 107,000,000 tons. This will be as welcome news to Kaiser Bill as when the marines spanked the Huns at Chateau-Thierry." To the above tho following postscript is added: "Announcement comes from New York as we go to press, that tho con ference of the Grain Corporation ofll cials with the advisory committee of the grain trade, developed the belief that tne crop prospects warranted re storing to the trade practical control of the commerce In grain. President Wilson will he asked to supplement his proclamation of February 25 to this end. Only tentative plans have baen announced, as the entire program will The Toonerville Trolley That Meets All the Trains! (Copyright. 181B. Wboiler 8rn<llcate. Inc.) - ? - By Fontaine Fox ? AMP IN A f?UWVITE Hh'LU LCAO THAT MUUE THE TRACKS vU'-Sr UlKE IT WAS A UITTUE BABY ' V, " Quite an interesting C>IC.HT IS to SEE THE StflPPEK OF The TROLLEY MESMERIZE a MULE WHICH HAS BALKED RIGHT IN THE MlODLE OP-YhE car TRACKS. have to be approved by tlio President, but ir.dicatlo.iB are that the minimum price for wheat, set by Congress, will' be the only price limitation." CROPS IN OTHER STATES fiood ItrportH From.All ?Ter the C'<i u a - try an Well n* From Vir ginia Points. The g-ood crop prospects are not con fined to Virginia, but, according to re ports Kent to Dun's agencies, pretty . much all of the country is rejoicing over the bright outlook. The Review says: ?'Another week has passed without material modification of the excellent agricultural outlook, although tempera tures have been excessively high in parts of the grain region of the Mid- , die West and Southwest, and somewhat i less favorable reporm nave come from sections of the cotton belt. Hut there ; has clearly been no basis for a genuine crop 'scare.' and that so few reasons for complaint have appeared thus far this season Is a matter of much satis faction. The statement of wot Id's wheat supplies, issued nt Chicago late last week, disclosed a marked depic tion of American and Canadian stocks, and it is especially fortunate, in view of this condition ar.d the great needs of the war period, that the domestic yield this year not only promises to approach t?io maximum, but that winter wheat harvesting has commenced at an earlier date than usual. Notv.ithstand- , ing th?- continued prospect of large crops, howevor, prices of grain have re covered sharply, following the recent yielding, nrd spot cotton has again . risen <*los? to 30 3-4 cents In this mar ket. BAD FOOTWEAR OUTLOOK (?oteranaeni Propones lo Dictate a* to How Much Must (in Into Women"* Shorn. The news from the hide and leather centers is still bad for the .Richmond people who will soon have to be buy ing fall and winter shoes. The paucity i of supplies, says Dun's Review, still ; acts as a check on regular transac tions in the hide markets, war work ' absorbing the bulk of available raw material and the same condition alr.o operates to limit civilian business in ? leather. With only moderate quantities ? of the latter commodity being produced for ordinary uses, and with heavy stock : practically unobtainable by other than government buyers, there has been no , lessening of the exceptional strength j of prices, and the announcement of ? flloial maximum has not yet been forthcoming. N'ew Federal regulations, have provided the chief topic of inter- 1 est in footwear circles, and manufac-; Hirers' representatives and Washington I officials have already taken definite action on the question of styles for 1919. The necessity for the conserva tion of leather has led to the fixing at eight inches of the height of wo- . men's boots, and it is expected that the output of low shoes will be extensixe i next spring and summer. CAUTION IN DRY GOODS IlnMlncft* In Waiting Mood?Factories ( Shortening Terms of Credit?Whole nnlern Will do Likewise. Dun sends out thiw warning to re-j tailers and buyers of dry goods: With future price conditions contin uing indefinite, pending further a-.-tion on governmental regulation, forward operations in cotton goods are b*ing undertaken with still greater caution,! and pressure ot war restrict!-? is is causing constant changes in primary! channels. Preparation for the equip ment of larger military forces is en tailing heavier demand? upan textile j production, and not only doe-? civilian ! business reflect curtailment, but there | is a steady aband onment of thfc mnnti- i facture of different lines of m;rchin- j disc. Yet the tin iriclal situation within the trade is better than had been an ticipated. in view of the many war- ? time readjustments, and instances arc . comparatively few where payments are ? rot being made promptly. A factor of j increasing imporfance in wholesale transactions is the shortening of t^rms j of credit. a.nd this policy will gradually j extend to refill circles. Somewhat tJrenter Foreign Commeree. ! Customs figures just published by the ?. government show that after four , months of continuous reduction from last year's totals, domestic merchan dise exports have expanded, although the value of the May outgo, $552,000. 000, is only about $2,00^.000 above the May, 1M 7, figures. However, last month's aggregate has but, four times been exceeded, in the country's his tory? in December. June, March and January of 1017?and the May imports, $323,000,000. are wholly without pre cedent. While the question of prices should not be disregarded in consider ing these statistics, the important in creases over previous months this | y_ear, both in exports and imports, may lie fairly accepted as an indication of improved conditions in overseas trans portation. The complete returns, show ing the articles in which gains in May exports were recorded, and the destina tion of the shipments are being await ed with unusual interest. Find ludinn Skeleton*. MARTIN'S FBRRY, OHIO, June 22.~ While stripping coal at the Beech Flats Coil Company mine at Rush Run, above this iMty, Workman Unearthed tho skeletons of three Indians. Review of Week s Trade in Richmond Weather Favorable io Retailers? Jobbers in All Lines Kept Unusually Busy. Business generally the past week wan very active. Wholesalers, as a rule, report that the volume of sales is large and quite satisfactory, although gov ernment requirements continue to ex pand and arc the controlling feature in alir.ont ail lines. The Jobbers of dry goods report that there is no let up in the demand for merchandise, both for summer and fall uses, and orders for future delivery are as numerous and as large as the wholesalers could wish. There were tnore country mer chants in Richmond last week than usual at this partciular season and their reports on local conditions are very favorable and indicate a large fail and winter trade. The wholesalers have not failed to make diligent Inquiry as to the crop outlook and all of the reports arc to the effect that the outlook is exceed ingly 'favorable and gives promise of big money returns to the farmer. Dealers in agricultural implements con tinue to report good business. Some of them say their sales have been un usually large. The shoe jobbers are getting all the orders they can take care of in the unsettled etate of the 'rather markets. Weather conditions last week were very favorable to the retailers In nil lines and they report business as being as good as they cared to see it. AS TO IRON AND STEEL Advance in Price* mid Hie Cl?ange? in Government Control of Dis tribution I.ookcd For. The subject of prices occasions in creasing- interest in iron and steel circles as July 1, the date of the ex piration of the current schedule, draws nearer, say the reports. That some makers will argue strongly for ad vances from the present fixed limits has already been made known, an.l the enhancement of producing costs in the next quarter, through the higher freight tariffs, is calculated at )1 to $1.50 a ton in the case of pig iron. Meanwhile, the fact grows clearer that the government's control of iron and steel distribution will involve greater changes than had been expected, and coming months are likely to forin.5 im portant labor readjustments within the industry. Pressure to fill the immense and varied war demands necs?.sltates extension of manufacturing facilities, and a call has gone out for additional ship boiler and engine capacity to inset the plans for fifty new shipways at existing yards. But the Iron Age, in commenting on the shipbuilding sit uation. states that "while the country's plate capacity may all be neeled to make good on a 10,000,000-ton chip pro gram for 191?, it is a question how long the present yards can take plates at the rate of the past two months." FRUITS ARE SCARCER Cory Street Kind* It Ilcird to Get the (?nodH?nrollpr* (io Down. Kbk* Higher. In some lines there was dullness along Cary and Thirteenth Streets all! of last week. For instance the big ! fruit dealers had very limited business, various fruits being scarce and hard to get. Some of them, notably apples, : were out of the question, there being i none to he had. I'eaches were about j the only things that were, anything like j plenti ful. Bitt'ly in the week it seemed that all j of the spring chickens in the land ! were flying towards Richmond. The ' receipts were quite large and the 1 prices went downward at a lively clip ) until towards the last of the week 1 when they became somewhat steadier. 1 However, the commission men look for renewed heavy receipts this week and | there is apparently no danger of the broilers going up. If there Is any change it will be downward. Hens were somewhat scarcer than the week before when the receipts commenced to drop off, as the receipts of broilers increased and the hen markot was firm, even stiff at the quotations of the previous week. ICggs were very strong, the receipts being lighter, and they aro likely to continue so for some time to come. At least that is the opinion of the commission men and big egg dealers. Vegetables were In better receipt. The incoming shipments of new po tatoes were very large and prices have sagged not a little. Other vegetables were more numerous and varied, but there was very little chango in the wholesale figures. Gold Henerve Pull* Down. The precious metal reserve of the United States has decreased $110,000, 000 In the first nine months of the fiscal year, as shown In ft report by tho Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Com merce, just Issued. Exports of gold totalled $180,989,092, of which Japan took $70,000,000; Spain, $48,000,000. and Mexico, $15,000,000; tho remainder go ing chiefly to South America. Gold imports were $3,155,219. Purchases of silver have increased moro than 100 per cent, hut still are $19,000,000 less than the exports. Facts and Figures Taken From Ad | \aiico Sheets of Forthcoming llullctin Government Will Issue. TO KKEP FOR REFERENCE Leaf Stocks in Hnndk of Manufac turers and Dealers Are Very Small?Fourteen Leading Tobacco 1 Producing Counties. j Director Sam L. Rogers, of the Bureau of tho Census, Department of Commerce, will soon issue Bulletin 13G, on tlio American tobacco industry, , compiled under the direction of Wll i liam L. Austin, chief statistician for' ? tobacco. The bulletin will contain" data ; regarding tho production, consumption 1 : and stocks of tobacco in the United j States, the prices obtained for the , staple by the growers, the quantities of tho several products manufactured j therefrom, the revenue on tobacco col j lected by tho government, and tho im- f r ports and exports of manufactured and ' unmanufactured tobacco. The purpose, of the report has been to assemble in | one publication the statistics for the I various phases of tho industry, and to present them in convenient form for : ready reference Thlr. bulletin will l.o of interest to the tobacco manufacturers and dealers | of Richmond and Virginia as well to j 'he growers of the weed, especially at (this time, when the stocks of tobacco., both in the raw material state and manufactured, are not large and tha ? prices for the leaf are higher than i j ever before known. Information culled from the advance sheets of the bulletin I are here given: The amount of leaf tobacco shown -?> t.ic icport as in the hands of nianu facturers and dealers on .January 1. . .?>. 1.176,234, C57 pounds, as against 1.04I.SS5.103 pounds held on! January 1 1017, the increase being ZUV.X \ r'cr cent- ?f lhe total; 1'1f* chewing, smoking, snuff and export types formed 70 per cent; cigar types, lj per ont, and imported tvpes ''cr ccnJ-- leading individual t>pe was that produced in the "bright w-ilow district of Virginia. North Curo ^ouih Carolina," of which there was reported 428,913.604 pounds, or ?e.0 por cent of the total. Uurlev tobacco contributed 177,206.800 pounds. o 1..1 per cent; and the toba-co I r., led "d"rk "????'. ** grown in ' d/Slcta"*' ,,OPkinsvi,,c an,J Paducah Oi.tricts. amounted to llTll&acs pounds, or 10 per cent. I TOBACCO PRODCCTIO.Y IN TUB LMTED STATES 1 r>.niCr1:n!f t0? esl,nia''e8 made bv th? Department of Agriculture, the total! tobacco crop of the United States in loafi V'a? pounds. The leading tobacco States and the esti mated amounts grown by thern are as > \or?h S:CaronMUCky,or-,i-600-000 ^""ds; j ;.f . Carolina. 204.7GO.OOO r>ounde: 0 Pounds; Ohio, 99 - ? i_. 00 poundu, Tennessee, si sioooo pounds; Pennsylvania 58 100 000 ( pounds, Wisconsin. 4:.,SS5.000 nound*-i nrctlcul. and the prod-action tier acre KSXK .V:*----- ?:; THE FOlUTEE.y niOGEST TODACCO-fillOWlNi; COJ/r^JES During the past three-quarter -J tlon iny,H i?r?Wth ln ,o;,acco produc tion in the United States has hot oulto kept pace with that in population lh! iKn^i tobacco crop of 1917 being about five and one-half times as crJ^f ; the censtjs* of "lh^FT'* population of the eountV for '"l? V"' slightly more than six timl. L 33 of is7oP?PUla,i0n shown L>' the'census a ??nr Kenlnck'v .to" ,b? ;?iV"e ??? -?u?"hrc?'rod?:i one-fourtl, of tho" Cro? (o\ r ' nCar,V i aucrw i"?i &??-Tk! oi'ft! i Ky.; Montgomery, Tenn ? p|7t and Henderson. Ky. * C" TALL PRICES AMI IMPORT AM) export figures ! Bli'r.au of" Cron 1^1?,?%' ,? & j partment of Agriculture, the averacrn ?,r"is.l ccn'tl 'd,?'- lno1.""'"' question the' iowest 'figure* was??i 'h for December l 1;1- ??? 8 that 1 December i of "the foHowfo* ycar'the I averatre nrice >ear the, . b price had increased in u, Sped atod24.9 cents',,0ntha 'ater " h0('1 gregated $40,811.5^0 in vJ.i! B" I estimated at !. 05o 96o"''i revf,uie "roi "5.676 rospeciiveu r]* 34'S3-'-i the production of HgareueV i""30 ! tored factories during reeeJt 1 a striking one. ainountinj 3 ar? '3 m avaI!abla! ia laken into"o dal* nre is probable that the total ,U The? ejfportit of'cIgareu'es* d^???' t?e Philippines wo" f0 J?!?" 8 from small, amounting to onlv ?!* y VOry or about lo.ooo.ooo or ^2 ooo"ooo?2ind8, rettes, during 1917 Th. . cl,'rrt" tion in one vear nf 'r, 1 nc Pfoduc for Amcpfcan consiiinnl?ori*S not far from 33,000.000,000 Kvrn 'n!!3 enormous number, however ,i? include cigarettes rolled hyt'he?^ u?l from loose tobacco, concern no data aro available. cernine whlch Oerrann Shipping Claim. LO.VDON. Juno 23.?Six hundre thousand lots of shipping were de. atroyed by German U-boata during ?7;JCrdlnS 10 Germnn CIa""3. re ported by Router'ji correspondent at Amsterdam. Absurd Idea in Some Parts of Coun try That Commercial Orguniwi- | tions Should Take a Rest. LOCAli chamber never busier Keeping Up Its Ucforc-thcW nr Work While Helping to Win the War?Such IJodlcs Needed Now as Never Ilcfore. An Idea has Rone forth In some parts of the country that hoards of trade and chambers of commerce and similar organizations could well go out of com mission for the period of the war. None of the business organizations ot Richmond has taken on any such Idea. On the contrary, the Chamber of C om tncrce is right now dolni; the biKgest work of its existence, and is being aided by the Retail Merchants' Asso ciation, the Business Men's Club and all of the other Richmond organlza tions of that character. The chamber, while keeping up its Industrial and developmental operations, is proving itself a great power in winning the war. it Is In the front rank, with sleeves rolled up, when bond issues, tlu ift stamp and Red t.'ross drives arc on. and. in fact, no war enterprise has yet called for assistance that was not ably aided by the chamber and by the other organizations, and none of these have any idea of fioing out of com mission and relaxing their efforts in any way. This is not true In some other parts of the country, and here and there these trade organizations are thinking about taking a holiday for the w>jr period. For instance. C. W. Roberts, secretary of the Henderson, N. C.. Chamber or Commerce, has recently written a letter to Kdltor Kdmond*, of the Manufacturers' Record, serious ly asking advice as to whether or not commercial organizations in the South should be as vigorously maintained by local people a? in times of peace. The editor p .mptly replied that, in his opinion, these organizations should be more liberally supported by the busi- ; ness incn of every community than in ? times of peace. Mr. Kdmonds continued: "Tho one great, supreme and all- , absorbing issue of this hour is the development of our fighting power; but this cannot be brought about except through the combined activity o? the people of every community- There must be some central organization around which all the forces that make 1 for war-crentlng activities can center.) In these days the commercial organi zation of every community, if wisely managed, will give a large part of its time and attention to things which make for the development of war work. In this way these organization:; can co operate with the government; they can quicken the thought of their own com- j munity; they can stir up interest in Liberty bonds and in Red Cross work, and can, indeed, become the central point from which will radiate all of the patriotic life of the community. j "I should regard the discontinuance of commercial organizations as most unfortunate for the welfare of the country. Instead of any commercial i organization being discontinued, 1 think its activity thouid be increased. The business people of every com- i munity should rally to the support of these organizations, should have com- . mittees constantly at work devising ways and means by which the whole life of the community can he centered j in the thing3 that make for the tvln ning of the war, whether that be In ? encouraging enlarged food production, ! in devising ways to bring about better food conservation, or in working out plans by which the food produced in the surrounding country can be ' handled to the profit of tho grower without undue cost to the consumer. Indeed, if there were no other work < before the~e organizations, they could be of great value to the country by keeping the business community In . touch with the agricultural com-, munity. so that farmers could he niado , fully acquainted with tho needs of food production and the consumers could l?e interested in devising the best way of handling food between the farm and the town, and thus helping to avoid the losses which sometimes occur now because of faulty distribution be tween the farm and the city. "These commercial organizations eould also keep in touch with the road 1 question, so that improvements abso lutely necessary to enable the farmers to market their products could be ; looked after. The ways in which com mercial organizations can l>e made serviceable in this lime of war are so lit lit less that it would he difficult to enumerate them. "From the viewpoint of the indi vidual community and the viewpoint of the nation's ability to win this war , in the life-and-death struggle In which we an engaged. I feel, therefore, that every community in the country should more liberally stand by its commercial organization than it was ever neces sary to do in times of peace. "The. commercial orgnization is a war necessity." Trade .Vote* by (Sir Witynidr. Numbers of Richmond schoolboys are taking '?vacation" at Seven Tines, and making good money putting in heavy licks on government work. The early closing hours of the lead ing retail stores are proving a joy 1 and a comfort to the salesladies and j shop girls. The men folks and the 1 boys also think tho extra daylight is! a big thing. The cash-and-carry system is re ported to have increased the sales of the uptown and suburban grocery stores not a little. This, for obvious reasons. Plows with a gasoline engije acting as horse are coining into use in these parts and Richmond implement deal crs expect to do a large business In that line the coming plowing season. The rental agents are not altogether , as busy as they usually are at this season of the year. It Is because house ? renters are not changing about as much as they did in the good old times when It didn't cost much to move. There is less horse trading In Rich mond than ever before known, and the horse dealers charge it up to the au tomobile. Before and immediately after the War Between the States Richmond did a tremendous business with Brazil. \ Richmond factories and Richmond I wholesalers have tho opportunity now j to make history repeat itself. A Hopeful Heal Instate Agent. A real estate man, who has been j in the dumps for some time because of the long continued dullness in his ' line of business, was heard to say on Saturday that he perceives a rift in tho clouds and looks for marked im provement In the real estate business of Richmond beforo many more moons. He declined to give any special reasons for his optimism, but claimed to be able to see numerous signs of improve ment. He further ergucd that when tha change for the better does come tho wheels will not he long In getting In real active motion. He looks for big movement in realty toy tho begin ning of fall and for steady growth of tho busics3 from then on. until it reaches the old-time activity that the agents knew and enjoyed three or four years ago. 5,000 Pairs White Canvas Slippers?All Sizes Values ?2.00 to $3.00 We Are Closing Out Our Entire Stock of Ladies' Shoes at a Sacrifice. STATE OF VIRGINIA, (OI NTV OF HENRICO THE KAUFMANN STOKE C WEATERS of Distinction and ^ Charm. This Is Headquarters. o UR MOST popular sleeveless slip-on model is of " pure thread wool, zephyr knit \v i t li 12-incli purlling at the waist. Shown in coral, tur quoise, pink, Nile and black. The price is $3.0S. A SMART MODEL with sleeves lias purling at waist and cuffs, V neck and one pocket. In buff, light blue, Nile, pink, lavender and purple. An excep tionally good value, $5.9S. COAT STYLES are pre ferred by many. We have complete assort ments of very lovely ones. One of these ? belted and trimmed in white collar and cuffs is offered in Kelly, buff, pink, w h i t e, coral, turquoise, rose, purple and lavender, $7.98. HEAVY WOOL in link and link stitch is made with deep collar and slotted belt, in Nile, buff, lavender, green, purple,* rose and tur quoise, $10.08. T. 0-2 4-18. 2 To Whom It a I May Concern: B 81 m ? H ffl B B m m R B IB S 3 H d M B a B B n H Description <?f bottles tiled by The Coca-Cola Com pany in Clerk's Office of the Circuit Court of Henrico County, and in Office of Secretary of (lie Common wealth : A bottle approximately 7*4 inches high, shaped approximately as shown by the illus tration herewith presented. Etched, blown or impressed in the glass of the said bottles, or otherwise produced thereon are the following words and figures: Cocn-Coln Trade .Mark Registered Min. Contents <1 PI. Ozs. Also the following words? Coca-Cola Trade Mark Registered Rottie PntM Nov. 10, 1015. the name "Coca-Cola" being in script anc\ of tho general design and appearance as shown in the representation of the bottle as shown herein. The filing of this notice as aforesaid is done and publication thereof is made pursuant to and for the purposes set forth in an Act of Assembly, entitled "An Act to amend and re-enact an Act ap proved February 17, 1S9 0 (Acts 1889-90 >, as amended by an Act approved February 1 2. 1892 (Acts 1S91-92), as amended by an act approved March 7, 1900 (Acts 1S99-1900), to protect tho owners of bottles, siphons," etc., etc., approved March 16, 1918. THE COCA-COLA COMPANY Ry CHAS. II. CANDLER, President. Montague Mfg. Co., S. W. Corner Tenth nnd Mnln Sf?. STOIUO A.\r> OFFICE FIXTIMIKS. WARREN FAINT CO., 700 W. Broad Street, Glass, Varnishes, Taints. ??