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NEW YORK EXCHANGE Listlessness of Market Resembles That of Mid Summer Period?Operators Await De? velopment of New Factors. Nrtv York. l-'ebruary 27.?Tho slock mnrket. of last week In New York lapsed into a state of Inactlvity equal to the dull perlods of mldsilmmef and Pohrunry of last year. The movement Of pricos, (l| thn same tlme, brcauic slti.gl.sh nnd Irregular,' nnd manlfest ly promptcrl by nothing more ilihn tho board room venturea of the profes? slonal trartis, tlmely pursued in vlew of the lack of any more substantlttl Operations tO carry the tiiie of tho market. Thls condltion or the Bpecula tlon, comlng after tho mbound from thn severe dopresslon, demonstrntcil tlio complellon nf a larger movement of llquidation, lis accompanylng over CXtonalon of a short Interest and the oubsequent corret tion of that excess. A waitlng period1, for new fac.tors to develop. during whlch denllngs aro smnll and prlce fluetuallons narrow, is a usual .sequenpp lo sticli markets. The passing of thc effects of factors Jntcly lnfluential waa lndlcated by tho lndifferenco shown to the public ad? dres of llic At torney-Ceneral In thc Cnbinet, relteratlng thc policies of Jepal rrstralnls on corporatlons. The lnrgo attention paid to news from tho winter wheat region ls slgnl flratit of the dlrectlon ln whlch the next effecttve forces In the speculatlon are expeeted to. lake. Thc stato ln vhlch the winter BOtvn crops shnll hnvo ??ome through the rlgors Of tho soason cioslng wlll form :i subject for elose Study ln the Stock market from thls timo on. There have been dovolopments in tlie money market which show that dislo cillon of Ihe country.'s forelgn trado stlll leaves a necesslty for rectifylng BAD CROP REPORTS SEND WHEAT HIGHER Erratic Fluctuations Caused by Nervousness of Scalpers and Room Traders---Corn Is Dull, With Un important Changes. New ,-rirk, Februnry 17.?There wns much irrcgulnrllv ln domestic. wheat niarkCj during tlio flrst half of tbe. vofic. Tho erratic fluctuations wero nialnly tracoable to nervousness among seal por s and room tradors consequont upon thc abundnnce. of confllcting In fluonces. However, the most conspi ctiiiiis and Important feature wns the rapid narrowlng of the prlco dlffer? enco between May and July contracts. which was brought about by lncreased pressiirc to scll the May, while just lhc r.'versc obtntnod respect ing .luly. ln other words, tho offerings of July v>cre light, whllo the demand was falrly anlmated, short sellers showing nnxloty to cover. Thls caused little rnrprise ln vlew of the many unfnvor ahle crop reports recelved from the Southwest, where the weather was ox cecdlngly cnld. tho mercury being clo ? i o zero in Kansas, and alsost iis low iti Oklahoma and Te\as, whore there was littlc or no snow protee? tion. Crop DamflKti lt was fearcd by conacrvallve dealer.? that much deterloratlon wlll result, al? though it is agreed thal many r.-porta suggest that a great deal <.f cxagger atlon has been done, as ls usually the case at such times. Many ahrewd traders believe that there wlll ho a further lessenlng of thu May promlum, as thoy contend that July has been Mliing at too big a discount; unlesa the advent of gentilno spring wcather provos that thc damage has not been anything like as bad as has been nllegrd. Thls, however, ls not cer? tain, a.s advlccs from many conscrva tivc experts in the West Indicato tliat Ihero will be many thousand acres abandoned, to bo sown largely wlth corn or oats, Tho upward tendency wii_ checked partly by the dlscouraglng tenor of cable advices. Kuropean markets be ing influenced by the largo world's shipments and tho rcsultant nppro clable increase in the quantity on pas i-ago, and partly by bearlsh reports from Australla, Russla, India and Ar ger.tlna. These forelgn advices led to increased selling uf .May. Lato ln the week tlie market was dlstinguished by much the same fcatures. Thero wa.s conspicuoua i strcngth ln July contracts. thev hav ' ing advanced far more rapldly than the May, and'consequentlv there was a further.j.leasenirfg of t|i(. *yr_y pro? mlum. the dllferonco narrowlng to 7 1-" cents in the local market. and 7 3-8 cents in Chicaco. This radical change caused no surprtses, ln vlew of the unfavorablo tenor- of crop advices ea pcclally from the .Southwest. wheru MORE ACTIVE MARKET EXPECTED THIS WEEK Entry of Spinners as Active Operators Will Bring About One of Most lnterestlng Situa tions in Cotton History. Xew Orleans, La.. February .7. Brokers Iu the cotton trade Iclalm that slgns are now in evidenco that lead them to belleve In a more active market during th. cqinlng woek. If the expeeted entry of the spln ners Into the future market tu; ac? tive operators takes place; lt wlll mean Uiai onc of iho most lnterestlng slttiations ln the hlstory "i the cot? ton market wlll bo cr.aled. The _e velopmems of the last woek havo Shown lhat mlll ovn<Ts have bought cotton futures, and Cspecially March contracts, because of the growing dif? flculty of buying spots, If, during the immediate future, thclr purchases exiend to May and .luly. the other active old crop months, ii means lhat they have declded thal their only hopo for supplies at favorable prices to them thls season. I. to buy contracts, constantly held below the level of spot values. __ they are by the operations of powerful bear lnterests. That ls the bull vlew of lt, and bulls, of course, are very hopeful that the consumers of raw- eotto. wlll be such powerful allles thal the bears wlll ho covered wlth confuslon and losses. But the bears havo opinions of their ,wn "ti thc subject, They contend that theSouthern spot holder is wfak Ptilng Ull Hig tl crop draws near, aud thal during <he rcunirig week. he i.roi, - rlad will ?cport ?rs. who want to nll nrat half ol March ihipments. Thev polni em ibat should -.he remnants of ihe cron be turned oose all speculators would lose faith n the long sldo 'or n,.- remalnder ol he season, and become more than over ;onvlnced of' tlu- truth of tho old uarket prnverl, a,bout not attemntinu o bull ih.- toll end of a ahprl i nu) Bo fur a.s the in,wer ,,| splnnora and ?pot housos are conceniet] ? the bear ildo i- perfecily convinced thal ih. eader.H on Ihe nhorl side. wlth their inorrnotii" wlnnlngs of the season' ai)d vltli thclr original capital -still ln aci, COtlld easlly re.-lst a world-wldi iuU n Thoy i .-?..ll iho almost hopeless task Im bear leaders underii ItFt started to atem i ialgri. how they were forced to sell lay after day on a rlslng markot, how ?hey pot>tet6d lo.se. rea.chln._-, lt waa enrller mlsonlculntlnns In Incn'rrlng rfebts abroad. Forelgners aro Inrge holders of the short-tcrm notes pul oiit by corpornllons to tide over the Ilnan clnl depresslon after lhe panlc, and these mntiire In large volume In Feb? ruary nnd March. Arrnngements for flnnticlng these maturltles. are rom pleled, but preparatlrina for remlttnnce In payment hn,s nn up tlie forelgn ex *hnnge rato ngnln to the point that rtfforns a control by London of New Vork go|d supplies. The comptroller'8 nbstrnct of natlonal trnnk reports ns ot Janunry 31 shows a jredlt posltlon stlll extended. ln splte if the severe dellatlon of stock mnrket .-alues nnd llqnldntlon nf stock market norrowingf. which hnd occurred nt that tlme. The relatlon <>f thls credlt tn the yenr's apcctilntivc excess in cotton and vvhent Is n problem of Importanco. The exlatcnce of large outstiindlng bllls on old cotton and whent would Imply n need for further dellatlon ln that field. The continued nbstentlon of forelgn demand for entton nnd wheat. marka the holdlrig of prices at nn un attractive lov'el. The auatalned volume of currenl redemptlon of bank notes by the I'nlted States Treasury, although noi fully up to the unprecedentod levei of January, la slgnlficani of rednndnnt bank note conditions, aa nn ngency ln keeplng up prices nnd expelllng gold. Labor dlsputes to he adjusted nro kept In mlnd by the Phlladelphla rlots ind by demands upon various railroads !o which answer must be mnde. Au .horltles In tho Iron nnd steel trnde \xpress hopeful vlews of tho demand or flrianclal products, but the price if iron stlll deellncs. tho wenther was stlll unfavorablo, the temperature belng low, with little, lf any snow proteetion. Most tradors wero not Inclined to put faith in all of the bad reports recelved, because somo of them appeared entirely too sonsationnl to bo worthy of credonee. However, thero were enough poor re? ports from trustworthy - sources tu make lt seeni plain lhat July wns comparativoly cheap. Kellers for the decllno showed ner vousness. Tho comparativoly poor de? mand for May contracts was attrlb? uted partly lo the discouraglng tenor of cable advices, and partly to falrly llberal recelpts at IMInneiapolls and KiLiisas City. Thls was partly offset by continued light recelpts at practl? cally all other prlmary points, whlle shlpments Into consumptlvo channels .ontlnued falrly blg, thus leading many to thlnk that posslbly the next clslblo supply statement will show a 'mall reduction. Tho general flrmncas wns partly as-[ *rlbed lo tho unexpcctedly large do-' sroase in the world's available supply? 1,079,000 hushels; whereas, at the samo] lime a year ago there was an Increase ' of 1,058,000 bushels. A noto-worthy fea-| turc during the week was tho rapid reduction ln tl-.o premlums on cash wheat over May, but more especially ln the instance of practlcally all of tho grades thnt aro available for o.xpott, such as macaronl and Manitoba, biit those regular grades of domestlo wlicat that arc wanted for milling were strongly held. DtilncMH In Corn. The corn market was narrow. Moit traders liave shown more or less indif? ference, and hencc tho fluctuations wnro 8low and Inconsequentlal, al? though a weaker undertone obtaincd. malnly In sympathy with lowor ad vlcea from tho West, where recelpts have been decidedly lnrge, nnd wlth the domestlc nud foroign demand slow, available supplies havo accumulated at j a rapid rate. Holders for the rlse hav*o naturally been surprised and dlscour igod by lhe comparativoly big arriv ils. ns they had thought that farmers ivould be Inclined to make mcagro | leliverles because of the record-break- I ng prices prevalllng for hogs. With iogs selllng at $9.76<?>?10, lt Is be leved tbat farmers might realize ap "t-oxlmately 40 cents per bushel, or losslbly r,0 cents. moro by feeding to iogs than by shlpping. and especially Ince much of the corn recently re eived was soft, and hence likely to loterlorate with the advent of warm veather. In vlew of tho facls de icrlbed, it Is certainly puzzllng to say ho least, to see such a free movement rom the Interlor. said, into the lnilllons, but nevertho less kept on selllng, and predlct thnt the bear leaders themselves will wol? come iresh slgns of hull activlty dur? ing Ihe week to como as eagerlv as the bulls themselves, hecause II will mean fresh vlctorlos and more proflt** tor them. It ls soldom that tho battle of tho rlng. ha-s l,ee? fought by such power ?,V lni,e,r_'8t8 as "ow se(-?*" to be llnlng weeu ..!ny- m?V0 f,,"r'nK "1P comlng hcmlnn. ,!'/' La"??rly w-?"'hed hy tho BoutH. "llf" ho,t-ers ln ,he HEAVY I.\CRI_ASG IS SHOWN IX IMPORTS Washington, D. C, February 27._ Statistlcs of the Department of Com? merce and Labor show that of the' ISS 2.;* mllllon dollars' worth of im- I ports of the Unlted States in tho month : of January, 1910. 26 million was food- ', stuffs, .il million crude manufactiiring materlal, 2."> million mnnufactures ready! for couBumption, Each of these | groups showp an lncrease over the Im? ports for the corresponding month ofl 1909, the lncrease in (obdstuffs being comparatlvely small, crude manufactiir? ing matorlals showlng an lncrease of about .'in per cent.. ni.inufitctuies for further use In manufaoluring 60 per cent., and manufactures 22 per cent, ln exports foodstuffs aml criide iria ?*? il* Rhow q decllne when compared. wlth January. 1909. Tlu- deoline ln '.-stuffa oxnort8 Ir about 22 per Cent. ?in tho case of crude nuuriais the do '''"'" ls about 36 per cent. Kxports oi manufactures for use i? rnariufac turliiK Iricreasod uyor January, 1909, about .6 per cent., and nianufaeluros ready i,,r ronsumptlon show un in erease of about |;i p,.r rent. Cotton exports fcll f.om ._i_ million dollars in January, 1999, to .7*. nill lioii In January, 10*10; wheat u fall of moro ihan oip-half ln value, from, 3!_ mllllon dollars ln January, lfl09, to l'a iu Januury, _a_o. COTTON MARKET IS VERY UNSETTLED Sentiment Mixed, and Varying Opinions Lead to Active Trading?Heavy Transactions in Spot a Feature of Week. New York. February 27.?Thc cotton market has been Irregular and un sottled throughout the wook. Sentl meiil WUS mlxed, and .UiIh caused such conlllctlng opinions ns to tho probable course of tho market for the near future that lt hns led to active trading In whlcli llquldatlon of a general char? acter was the feature during tho lirst half of the week. During that tlmo prices deelined 10 points further on the nenr months from last Satur? day a unexpocted break, when so much long cotton wns thrown on Ihe mnr? ket, and prices wero forced down .'10 to 45 points during that dny's ses? sion. Tho lowest prlc.es were reached on Wednesday. when the heavy llqulda? tlon eulmlnated. March then sold as low as 13.68, May 1.1.S0, July 13.CS, and August. 13.28. Thoso prices wero the lowest reached since the prevlous blg Ivreak. whloh eulmlnated about the mlddle of January, from the hlgh point of lfi. |5, establlshed for Mny. After n period of secondary llquldatlon and such a heavy decline, the market be? came more attractlve as a purchase to both spinning interests nnd oxport ers. Their buying up lo the close of business Friday has since been the feature. Thls demand ln connectlon wlth renewed heavy buying by the for? mer leading hull lnterests has brought the market u- 10 to 50 noints from tlie low prices of JVednesday, with .May ending Friday nlghl at 14 1-4 cents, nnd March and Julv nbout 14 1-2 and August about 13 5-8 cejQJ.8. Henry TrnnNnellnnN ln Spot Pntlnn. Friday was tlie flrst dav for the ISSUance of notices for the tender of cotton ln thls markei on March con? tracts, tho maturlty of which at the sollors optlon beglns on March I Ten? ders of about so.noo bales were made here coverlng one-thlrd of the total V". ?S, ,con,rn,,t Krado now at thls port Thls amount was turned over by the leading spot lnterests, who had the cotton sold through hedge sales of March cnn trant a wlth Patten, Brown. ScaloB, the old hull lnterests, taking most of tho cotton on thelr pur ?_?___? m1?0 tlmo, 'lfro lMO 'llfforoiieo between thls market and Llverpool nt one tlme nnrrowed down lo tho-ab normnlly small amount of nbout o*i poipts. Rut lately it has wldenod to New York, February 27.?An Irregu? lar condition is noted ln the cotton goods market wlth tho Inabillty secure prices on cloths commenstirato with the costs in eotton, tlie dominnnt factor. An advance of 1-2-cont a yard was announced in sta.ple prints,. but gray cloths fell ort 1-S-ccnt a yard 1 lie largest. lines of flanneletlcs were wlthdrawn from sale because of full orders up to September having been booked, yet tho prices on these cloths were based only on 13-o.ent cotton. Drllla and .shectings rule quiet. Bleach? ed goods are oasier on unbranded styles. In tbe jobbtng markets. the trade has been good. although not up to the nh nomal conditions antlclpale,] when the season opened. Retallera are buy? ing steadlly, but are showing no de? sire to apoculato or to antlclpate on anything unlesa prices nre to their llking. The fluctuations ln raw not ton are doing much to unsettlo tradiiu ln oloth. Curtnilmnnt of productlon to 10 per cent. a week has been agreed upon by Fall River mills. These mills sold ino.nno nleces during tbe week. 70,000 of which nre for future delivery and -?ire about one-half sold ahead for March delivery. Flno cloths nre not ln a.s good demand as they were a few weeks n"0. The best biiKiness done in e.xnorts wns In printed fabrics. Trade wlth Far Kastorn ports Is at a standstlll. The cotton yarn mnrket ts easler nnd demand Is very light at lower prices. Xervw of Knutorn Shore. [Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.. Onancock, Va., February 27.?Rev. R. F. Staples, for tho past threo years pastor of Dlon and Parksley Baptist Churches, has tendered hls reslgnatlon and accepted a call to Orangc Court House, Va. The catehing and shucking of scal lops from the sea tide was tried as nn experlment the past week. They sold readlly In Now Vork for $1.50 per gal? lon an.l large shlpments were asked for. They have been regarded as worthless. The rlvers and harbors bill just passed contains an Item of $12,100 for linprovlng Cat Creek. Thls is on the insido waterway near Wallops Island. and has always been a serlous draw back to the trade of that section. At low water for a half mllo or more it ehbs nearly dry, and is not over forty feet wlde. The widenlng and doepen ing wlll be Qf great beneflt to tho business of Clilncotcague and tiie en? tlre ocean side of Accomac. Gasoleno engles nre fast suporsed ing tlie use of salls on the insido wa tcrs of the Chesapeake and Atlantic. A large percontago of ttie canoes, bug eyes and scows nre now equipped wlth thom, and the tlme is fast npproaching when tho sight of n stlll will be a rar Ity. Clrcuit Court hns been In session during the week and a number of felonies were tried. Among the convlc tlons were two for house-breaking, wlth verdlct of one yoar's service on tho State convlct road force.. The dwelllng of Charles II. Ames ln Pungateagrue was destroyed by Ilro yesterday. Mr. Joseph A. Guy, tho tenant, anved n part of. hls furniture. The estimated loss is $2,000, partially covered by Insurance. The plantlng of early Irlsh potatoes has been ln progress several days. aml the acreage proniises to equal, lf not surpass, any previous year. Careful estlmates place the seed bought in Malne at not less than .'17,000 barrels. C,eo. YV. Hall. a llfe-Iong resldent of Chincoteague Island, dled Thursday, nged seventy-four yeara. Funeral services were conducted by his pas? tor, Rev. Thomas N'eal, Jr., of the Un? lon Raptlst Chliroh, ln which two nelghbors, Wm. P, Reed and Leonard Clark, jolried. Friends always, with? out estrangement, It was thought meet that they shared ln the last tribute of respect. Tlie I.Mielilnirg Mnrket; [Special to TheTlmes-Plspatch.l Lynchburg. Va., Fobruary 27.?Tho tobacco market last week saw sales uggreKating 470,300 pounds, 140,300 pounds less than the procedlng week, ind the sales wlll contlnue light unTjl there has been favorable weather. Tha*!.total salea for tho year are 0.690, noo or 8,305,500 pounds less than n year ago. The offerings nf tho wook wero largely of the uicdium and good grades, lho proporUon of llno leaf nnd wrappers belng rathi'i* sintill. Tho trade was actlve and prices wero woll siisiuluod. SerloiiM Siindii*. Uln/e. Mci"orinli'k. S. <',, '" l.iunry 27.? Fire early this niornlng destroyed soveral business buildings, including the bank and post-ofitce here, the. total loas be? lng *,S!>,0QO. about 100 points. This has mado tho taklng of cotton on contracts here with tlio vlew of dellvorlng the snmo on sales al Llverpool appear as a profltable transactlon, as the normai dlfferenoc ranges between so and !)() polnts. lt Is sald tlils lias Induced the former bull lnterests to enter tho market agaln, with lho vlew of mak? lng such morchandjzlng operations, and also biiiiing ihe markel on lts chea. ness compared wlth all other points. It Is further stated thal freight room Is being engaged by these IntorestB lo shlp out 60,000 bales during the next. two io three weeks from local stocks. If thls Is dnne, It wlll strength? en Ihe local marke. and nrobablv force prices to a polnt siifllolont to ai tract moro cotton here from the isouth to lncrease local stocks, whlch cannot bo done at present except al a consldorahlo loss. Thr General Condltion; Tho general conditions surroundlng the markot continue pretty much the same as heretofore. Trade In yarns and cloths on new buslness Is quleter, nnd prices aro easier, bul without. showlng slgns of weak ness, except on some llnes of gray goods. Southern spot cotton markets have boon fluc tuallng chlefly In sympalhy wlth the erratic changes In futures tho past week, but on a narrowor scale. Thero Is stlll no slgn of any general weak ncss belng oxhlblted among holders. Thoy are llrmer In tholr vlews nt many places. and hnve ref used to follow tho market down in offerlng thc balanco of their unsound or "unhedgred" crop. Tho movement in the mean tlme con tinues llght. i>f llic f'rop. brought into slght pproxlmates 140,000 t ].-.2.1100 last woek. ar, and over 200,000 *a ago. Thls makes >f ihe crop brought he opening of tho season on soptember 1 to dato, 8,sr>0, ono bales, ngainsl ll.r.-in.noo last year, and 9,102,0(10 tho prevlous yoar. Thls Is on the Indlcated crop of lo,200.1100 bales produced the pasl senson, against nearly I 1,000,000 ralsed 111 100S. and about 11,600,000 bales the prevlous year. CASTORIA For Infants and Children. The Kind You Have Always Bought "ttovcmcttl Tho tolal crop from plantations bales, agulnsl nbt and 170,000 last v thls woek two ye lho totnl nmount Into slght from Bears the Signaturo *?&*&&&?& Mjcr. to _s>top (rt Vk_inia. THE JEFFERSON, Richmond, Va. Thc most inagnificcnt Hotel in the South. European plan. Rooms single and en suite, with and without baths. $1.50 pef day and upwards. Spacious sam? ple rooms. Booklet on applica? tion. Table d'Hotc Dinncrs Saturday and Sunday evenings 6 to 9 o'clock, $1.50 each. ^otete. SOUTHEltN HBA_C SEVBNT1* AV__ COH. 3Hth ST. I-'riiiil-'RAN PLAN RATES: 11.50 to 12.60, wlth detachod bath. $2.00 to S1.00. wlth private bath. Occupien the .eographical centro of tlic clty. near tho vnrtex of travel. Within fro,. . n,. 10 llve mlnutca- walk of twenty-one theatres. Cars pass tho door, and within ;lve mlnutes of all the large rotall uhops. "'orman Orlll toom. Cul.lni' of suuerlor cxcellenco. Moderat .2. tlantit Citv lUsort. HOTEL DUNLOP Ocean Avi-u Atlu Refurhlshed , ut, European Flrst-. i:,. white si 1 , R. E ip. aml lloiirdwnlk. ilic Clty, X. J. nt] redecorated through plan $1.60 per day and 1 "Muurant. Full orches ? . ??pen all year. I 'KI.ANHY, Prop.. F. n. BOWMAN. Mgr. fecfjooli,. U N1V _ RsiTY~cbLLEGE . OF MEDICINE ??!!. , MEPICII.- DENTISTRY-PHARWIACY & CO. UAMCIOIIS AND IIHOKKIIS, *ll?7 li, sinlu Street, .lembers New Vorlj sloo)? E,;char,-ei *"e\v lork Cotton Exchange, Chlcago .toaiu ot i.-ado. Orders exocuted for .haneeV1' ?"ir ?n ???a,-8*n on all ex ?iufe,V,, 1,,'l'ut0 Wlres to Now York, -iilcago and kow on.ans. K. ___ RODBN, AUnacwj By McVelgh tk rninti, Real Kstalo Auctloneers, No. 1113 Bagt Maln Street. ACTCTION SALK OF Two Brick Dwellings Nos. 332 and 334 South Laurel Strcet. At tho raquest of thn owner we wlll orfer for sale, upon the premlaea, on MONDAY, FEDRUARY 28, 1910, AT 4:30 O'CLOCK P. AL, the above property. The Improvements conslst of two two-story und basement Brlck Dwel- i Iln__ of 0 rooms euch. The lot fronts 28 foet on WeHt Rlde or Laurel Streot, botween Albemarle and Boverly Streets, and runs back between parullel llnes 140 foot, moro or less, to a 20-foot al ley. The above ls good investment pro? perty. TF.RMS: One-thlrd cash. balance In S, 12 and 18 months, avldenced by notes with Interest added, and secured by deed of trust, or for all cash. MoVKIOH & OLINN, Auctloneers. n NATURAL BRIDGE HOTEL For Rest and Recreation Virglnla's leading all-the-year mountaln rrr sort. Write lor lllnstrated booklet, to-day. C. H. PAXTON. Natural Brld?e, Va. -fcnUroaDS. Southern Railway TKAINS LEAVE RICHMOND. N. II.?Following schedule figurcj publlshed a> information aud not _u.ir.int.i-i: 6:20 A. M.?Daily.?Local for Charlotte. 10:45 A. M.-?Uaily?Limited?Hor all points South. Pullman and Day Coaches. 0-00 I'. M.?Ex. Sunday?Keysville Local. 11:45 P. M.?D_lly?Limited. for all pointa South. Pullman ready 9:10 I* M. VORK RIVRK LINE. 4:30 r. MnEx. Sun.?To West Pfc, connectlng for Baltimore Mon.. WcJ. and Fri. 4:30 A. M.? Ex. Sun. anrl 2:13 P. M ?Mon., Wed. aml FrL?Local to Wcs*. Point. TRAINS AKIUVIC RICHMOND. Frnm llie South: 7:00 A. M? 9:30 P. M.. daily 8:40 A. M., Ex. Sun., 4:10 P. M. Daily (Local). From West I'olnt, 9:30 A. M? daily; 11 :J5 A. M.. Wed. anu* 1 ri.; 5:45 I'. M., Ex. Sun. S. E. BURGESS. D. P. A.. 020 E. Maln St. Phone Madison 455. Chesapeake & Ohio Railway 9:00 A.\ Daily-Fast train? to Old Point. New 4:00 I'./port Newi and Nnifolk. 7:40 A.?Daily. Local to Newport News. 5:00 P.?Daily. Local to Old Point. 2-00 1'.\Daily?Louisville and Cincinnati. Pull 11:00 P./mans. 6:45 P.?Daily. "St. Louis-Chicago Special." Pullmans. 8:50 A.?Daily?Charlottesville. Week days? Cllfton Forgc. 5:15 P.?Wck da\>. Lor.d to Gordonsville. 10:(K) A.?Daily. L'burg. Lex., C. Forgc. 5:15 I'.?Week dau. To Lynchburg. TRAINS ARRIVK RICHMOND. Local from East?8:25 A. M.. 7:50 P. M. Through from Kast?11:40 A. M? 6_5 P. M. Local from West?*8:30 A. M.. 9:50 A. M.. 7:50 P. M. Through?7:50 A. M? 2:45 P. M. Jamc:, River Line?'8:35 A. M., 6:00 P. M. * Daily except Sunday. Ric_moD.,Fre_6ric_sl),g& Potomac R.ti T0 AND FROM WASHINGTON AND BEYONi Leave Hichmond ?4.30 A.M. Maln St.Sta. ?4.50 A.M. Byrd St.SU. ?fi.-OA.M.Brr-St.SU. ?7,10 A.JI. MalaSt.su. ^7.15 A.JI. Byrd* St. SU. f7.30 A.M. Maln St. Hu. '8.40 A.M. ByrdSt. Sta. '12.01 noon ByrdSt. Nu. td.OO P.M. Byrd St.SU. .4.16 P.M. Elba Sutlon. ?5.16 P.M. Main St.SU. ?8.20 P.M. ByrdSt. Sta. Arrlre Hlch mond ?7.60 A.M. ByrdSt.Sla. M1.:S."> A.M. BjrdSuSta. ?1.10 P.M. Maln Sl.Hta. ?2.50 P.M. Byrd St.Sta. ?7.15 P.M.ByrdSt.Sta. ?7.35 P.M. MainSt.8U. ?9.10 P.M. ByrdSl.SU. H0.0I) P.M. Maln St.Sta. tl().26 P.M.Iljrd St.Sta. ?10.35 P.M. Maln St.Sta. M.Iilnl.litlly.-dSt.SLv ACCOMMODATION TRAINS-WEEKDAYS. !,carc Byrd St. SU. 1.30 P. M. for Frederlekshnrir. [.eare Klba Sta. 7.60 A. M.,0.80 P. M. for Ashland. Irrlre Byrd St. Sta.8.25 A.M. rrom FrederlekshV. IrrlrcEIbaSta. fl.40 A.M.,5.30P.M.from Asbland. ?Daily. tWeekdaya. JSundays only. '.Daily :xcept Monday. All traina to ar from Byrd itreet Statlon (except trains leavin. 4.50 a. m ind arrivine 1.10 ni_ht) atop at Elba. Time of irrivals and departures aot guaranteed. Read :he aigai. hichmond and Petersburg Electric Railway Cars save Manchester. Seventh and Perry jtreeta, or Petersburg: ?6. 7, 8, ?9, 10. 11, ?12 P. \1.. 1. 2. _. 4. 5. >*5:45. '6, 7, 8, *9, 10 P. M. 11:00 P. M. ior Chester, 12:00 midnight lor 'etcrsburg. Cars leave Petersburg. foot Sycaraore Streec. cr Manchester: 5:15. 6:35. ?*7:I5. ?7:35. 8:35, 9:35, ?10:35, 1:35 ._ M? 12:35. ?1:3S, 2:35, 3:35, ?4:35. 5:35 i:35. *7 35, 8:35, 9:35, '10:40, 11:40 P. AL ? Carrics baggagc and express. ??Limited, except sundays aud holida/s. All cars lroiu Petersburg connect with can for Uchmond Norfolk & Western Railway ONLY ALL RAIL LINE TO NORFOLK. Schedule in EiTecf. January 30. 1910. Leave byrd Street Station, Riciimond, DAILY "OR NORFOLK: 9:00 A. AI., 3:00 I'. M. FOR -YNCHBURG AND TIIE WEST: 9.-00 A. M. 2:10 P Al., 9:00 P. M. Arrivc Richmond: From ?,'orfolk?11:40 A. AL, 6:50 P. Al., 11:00 P. AL ?rom the West? 6:50 A. AL. 2:10 P. Al? 6:50 P. M. Pullman, Parlor and Sleeping Cars, Cafe Diniu; :ars US. H. BOSLEY. V. Ii. BEVILL, D. P. A.. Richmond. V.l G. P. A.. Roanoke Va. tIGHMOND AND CHESAPEAKE UA. KAIL WaY COMPANY. Schedule of electric trains to nnd from diland, stopping at tntcrme-iata stations upon gnal. Lv. Richmond (llroad and Laurel St?.); 6:054, '7:10. 8:104. 9:10, "10:10, 11:10 A. M? :10, 2:10, 3:104. 4:10. 5:10, 6:20. 7:104, 8:10, 0:10, 11:45 P. M. Lv. Ashland: ?5:55. '74. 8. 4, 10, "11 A. M.. *12 M? ?*!, 2. 3. 14. 5, 6. 7, -?>. 9, 11 p. y. * Daily except Sunday. ?? Sunday only 4 Carrics baegage iURRV, SISSKX ? SOL'TIIA.Ml'TON R. R. No. 3 loavPH Dory, 9 A. M.; Wnkofield. 1; Dendron, 11:L*0; Surry (*om thnuse, 11:18. vrrivr-s Scnllnnd 12:''.i P. M. No. 1 leaveB -ipmlron. 5:30 A. M.; Surry Courthouse, :6S. Arrlves Kontlnnd, G:22. No. 2 lenves cotland, fi:4o \. m.; surry f*ourthoii8i?. :05; Dendron. 7:45; Wakofleld, R:15. Arrlves lory, S:43. N'o. 4 leaves Seotinnd, 2 P. M.; lurry C'nurthousr,. 2:35., Arrlves Dendron. :10. t.-onneotlnns at Wakntlold wlth Nbrfolk nd Western Rallroad; 111 Srntland, wlth ?irsinla Navlgntion Cnnipany's .laniea Hlvor oats. All trains daily except Sunday. EDWARD ROGERS, Superlntendent, _ Dendron, va. SEABOARD AIR LINE. Southbound trains Bcllcduled to leavj Richmond ailv 9:10 A. M.?Local to Norlina. Raleigh. harlotte. Wilmingtcn. 1:18 P. M.?_l?epcrs and -mchea,' Atlanta. Hirmingham. Savannah, Jack inville and Florida points. 7:40 P. Al.?To Flor ia points. 10:12 V. AL. 10:45 P. Al?Sleepers ad coaches Sv.-nuali. Jacksonville, Atlanta, ilir dngham and Mtmphis. Northbound trains schej. led to arrivc Richmond daily: 4:20 A. M. 7:03 . AL 7:25 A AL 5:05 P. Al. 5:40 P. AI IF YOU NEED A REST A TRIP OF 16 DAYS TO BERMUDA, ST. THOMAS, SAN JUAN & HAVANA WILL BUILD YOU UP By thesuperb twin-screwS.S. MOLTKE, 12,500 tons, equipped with wireiess, so that you are constantly in touch with home, will leave New Vork MARCH 24, return to New York SATURDAY, APRIL 9. This ves sel is provided witli the comfort and luxury of a first-class hotel, ahd serves as your hotel at all ports of call, where you are transferrcd to and from shore by thesliip's launches. Take advantage of this excellent opportunity for your Easter vatation trip. |_AUd Summer Cruises to Norway, Spit-bcrgcn, Iceland, Etc. | HAMBURG-AMERICAN LINE S. II. Ilovt iniiii, 70S 13. Maln. Rlchmond Transfer Oo., 800 E. Malu. feteamboat*. OLD DOMINION ONE KOR NORFOLK AND NEW VORK. Steamers Brandon and Berkley. Daily .eavc Riclimond (foot ol Ash St.) ...7:00 P. M. -eave Newport Ncwi .5:00 A. .NL Vrrive Norfolk .0:03 A. M. Connecting with main l'.ae iteamers I-.mv. i; ?Jorfolk lor New Yorlc daily c-cept Sunday 7:0J ?. M Fare: Detween Riclimond and Norfollc, $", ia luding statcroom berth; meals. 50 cent*. Traina via Norfolk and Western Ry. at 3 P. M. nd Chesapeake and Ohio Ry. at 4 1' M. alsj onnect with New York steamers. Night lino steamers Brandon an 1 Berkeley. top at Claremont wharf tu land pasiengers an 1 m cignal to receive them. VIRGINIA NAVIGATION COMPANY. - ames Rlver by daylight for Norfolk, Old Point, 'ewport News and a|l James River landlngs. ?teamer Mobjack leavcs Old Domimon whir: .londay, Wednesday and Kriday at 7:03 A. M. 'are to Norfolk, 11.2S; second class, $1.00; ineall. 0 cents. Freight received tor all landin_s cn ames Rlver. Tickets on sale O. D. & S. Co.'s office, 821 B. ,1am St., or 809 E. Main SU The JcBerson and Mrpliy'a Hotel. .altimore Steam Packet Co, liquipped with wireless teiegraphy. O BALTIMORE AND THE NORTH VI NORFOLK AND OLD I'OINT. Leave Riclimond Daily except Sunday vla. N. & W. Ry. 3:00 P. M., Norfolk 6:30 P. M. C. 8: O. Ry. 4:00 P. M.-, Old Point 7:30 P. M. O. D. S. S. Co. 7:00 V. M. (one day in Norfolk) Va. Nav. Co. 6:30 A. M. (Monday. Wednesday nd Friday). Tickets at all offlces F'or statcrooms apply tn I. M. BOYKIN Agent. 830 East Main Street. YHITE STAR LINE From New York and Boston L Mediterranean ria Azores, Madeira, Gibraltar, Algiers LARGEST IN THE TRADE _T"i Tir* MAR- -6> Ks__L_ 1 1<U 2:00 P. M. IRETIC.March 12, April 16 lANOPIC.March 24. ?OMANIG.April 2, May 14 BROADWAY, NEW YORK, or local aftents finantiaL _fmantf*l. LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY OF VIRGINIA. Incorporated as a Stock Company ir 1871. Issue.s the Most Liberal Forms of Llfo and Endowmcnt Policies from $1,000.00 to $25,000.00, With Premiums Payable Annually, Scmi-Annualiy or Ouarterly. All Policies are Non-partlclpatinft. Insurance in force Dec. 31, 1909.$68,337,613 00 Assets Dec. 31, 1909. 5,372,691 99 Capital and Surplus Dec. 31, 1909. 1,060,286 67 JOHN G. WALKER, President. 2taitk nf (EnmtnEm auij 5ft*usfs 9th and Maln stteet*. Capital, $200,000.00 Surplus. $50,000.00 DEPOSITORY FOR THE CITY OF RICHMOND AND STATE OF VIRGINIA. This strong, progressive bank solicits thc accounts of all classes, large or small. Business, personal and accounts of corporalions rcceivc our tarcful attention. Acts as Trustee in Mortgagcs, Executor, Guardian, Recciver. Rcgistrao of Stocks and Bonds. Savings deposits a speclalty. 3 per cent. interest paid, com pounded scml-annually. Virginia Trust Co 9Z2 E.MAIN ST.,RICHMOND, VA. CAPITAL ONE MILLION DOLLARS ALWAYS INFAVOR Certificates of Deposit are always in favor where their peculiar value is known. To be able to keep your money in the bank?-earning liberal interest?yet availablc when you want it?isn't such a plan worth while!' Ask us for particulars. H. W. JACKSON, President. JAS. N. BOYD, Vice-Pres. JNO. M. MILLBR, Jr., Vicc-Pre. L. D. AYLETT, Secretary. JNO. H. SOUTIIALL, Treasurer 3-Vo ON SAVINGS & 1NACTIVE ACCOUNTS National State Bank RICHMOND, VA. (Formerly the State Bank of Virginia) Capital, Surplus, $500,000 $350,000 JOHN S. ELLETT, President. WM. M. HILL, Cashier. JULIEN H. HILL, Asst. Cash. Deposits large and small received. 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