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WEAKENING PRICES Small Primary Receipts and Decreasing* Supplies the Chief Influences?Corn Moves Mainly in Sympathy. Neu- York April 0.?There was n further temporary decline in domestic wheat markets .it the beginning of the week, but the weakness whs of short duration, as almost immediately a radical change occurred- in the tciripei of the market, depression being iol lowed by buoyancy. The initial heavi? ness was without particular slgnlti car.ee. being almost wholly attrib? utable to the preponderance of bear? ish sentiment. Apparently nearly every scalper and small room trader had become intensely bearish; The more prices declined the mot e numerous and confident the bears become, and the same applies in equal degree to the . bull element when the reverse take? place Needless to say. these opportun* ties are generally taken advantage of by the big operators who 'are siiftt clehtiy unbiased and broad-minded to et., matters in the right light; Shifting View?. It is a reasonable presumption that the men who were selling short freely during the past week or two tvere probably buying just as freely a few weeks ago, before the big decline oc? curred Selling or. Monday was prompt? ed largely by the more favorable i weather in both spring and whiter! wheat territory, fairly widespread] snow or rainfall having taken place j In the ? biet wheat-growing States. | Fortunately; the precipitation was pur Ocularly heavy in the Southwest, which was gratifying, as moist tire was badly heeded there. Selling was tiso partly accelerated by the favor? able Missouri State report, which made the condition '.'1 against 07 last April, *nd 7 ?3 last July, when the crop was 22,000,000 bushels. The subsequent strength, and especially in the May deliveries, were mainly ascribed to ?-horts covering, prompted partly by unexpected firmer cable advices, Euro? pean markets being Influenced In part by the unexpected decrease in the European visible Eiipply, smaller offer? ings at firmer figures for forward shipment from Argentina and Aus? tralia, and the improvement In the cash demand, both In United Kingdom and Continental markets. This latter was chiefly brought about by un? seasonable weather in Great Britain and on the Continent. Light Primary Receipts. Buying in our markets was also quickened by continued light primary receipts; notably li. the Northwest, and particularly at Dtiluth, where they have been running 5>o to po per cent los? than a year ago. which suggest.d to many tracers thai reserves |n that quarter were down to n low level Cover n? was also stimulated by the fairly big decrease in the worlds available supply, 1,171,000 hushels. whereas there was an Increase a year ago of 1.202.0(>0 bushels. Another gratifying and encouraging feat uro was the purchase of fifteen I loads of No. 2 ted fo? shipment to I Antwerp, suggesting ?hat we wcro ! about down lo an export parity on j soft varieties. There was much unsettlcment late in the week. Temporarily, there was a ; further slight decline in the remoto or new crop contracts, but the May deliveries were comparatively strung;, : especially during tin- late trading, part of the early loss being recovered, an'. ; a- a result, the May was at a premium over July, instead of a discount us ob tallied early in"the week. This created; no surprise, as it was clear that such tin outcome was fully warranted. For j one thing, there had been entirely too i much unanimity on the boar side, as ; far as May was concerned. It WOfl j agreed that only a comparatively i small inceht've was needed to cause, nervousness among short sellers. .Such Incentives wore soon forthcoming. Buying was stimulated in part by j the continued meagre primary recetpts. and especially in the Northwest, while an Improvement was noted In the de? mand for spring wheat tlour, In part for export, a somewhat unusual feature recently, the bulk of the export pur- I chases borotoforo being of winter. In addition, there Was further buying of .No. j red for export. It was alleged also that shorts had been made tier- I vous by the possibility of political I complications between France and Spain. While this was not taken se? riously by the majority of traders. It j was, nevertheless, realized that when i the market is oversold the so-called | impulse may pot necessarily bo well- i founded. Tito comparative heaviness ! in the remote deliveries was largely j attributed to favorable weather in winter wheat territory, and satisfac? tory crop reports. According to the Modern Miller, conditions in nearly all the chief winter wheat States are better than a year ago. In Ohio, there is a gain of 7 per cent., in Indiana, 6 per cent., in Illino's 4 In Missouri 21, and In Kansas and Nebraska 10 per cent. each. This was offset partly by a loss of L'l per cent. In Oklahoma, and ' 1 In Texas The comparatively high condition. S3, in Kansas, was exceed? ingly gratifying, as the many reports of damage by drought in the South i western part of the State created ap ; prehension. Irregular Movement In Corn. Inactivity and narrowness were fea? tures in corn markets. Early in the week there was a small decline, large? ly in sympathy with wheat. After? wards, there was more firmness, which was partly traceable to strong ca.?h , markets and a falling off in the mbve j meat from the West, consequent upon ! light deliveries by farmers at country stations. Export trade has been llfc ? less, as prices are held above shippers' I limits. ? port S?le?. PENDING DECISIONS DOMINATING MARKET Now York. April ?.? Day 'o day in? cidents governed prices of stocks last1 week. Much of the so-called news I was purely conjectural and had to do with dividend declarations, read? justed relations and financing. Tris quick passing of these Inlluencea und the lapse into neglect of tho spe? cial stocks affected showed the strained nature of the market move? ments. The outcome of the standard Oil and American Tobacco cases is still ihe dominant market factor, and it is not altogether certain that decisions will unlock speculation. Considerable attention Is given, nev? ertheless, to governmental and politi? cal affairs in their bearing on finance. Nervous fluctuations in the market last Monday, while the Chi ted states su? preme Court was in session, evinced the importance attached tu these de? cisions. The profound dullness which followed pointed to a similar conclu? sion. The1*-shapijjg of the legislative program";' espeeially as it hears on tariff revision, was watched with some solicitude. Some of the week's movements, nota? bly the strength of the Northwestern'! gro'ip of railway stocks, were directly traceable to the promise of Canadian reciprocity. Railroad returns were scanned with particular interest in the degree in which the problem of economies to offset diminished traffic was being mot. Companies whoso reports showed sun cess in this direction derived benetti in the relative strength of their shares. The subject gained In importance from the evidence of further shrinkage in i the freight movement in the latter re? turns. Conclusions regarding th ? ex? hibit were modified by the belief that measures of economy were not yet fully in force in February operations. Reduction of railroad traffic ts ac? cepted as a belated manifestation of the same forces of reaction and ecu? traction in general trade that wert operative in stocks and bonds through most of last year The decline In the commodity markets is taken as evi? dence that liquidation has been going further there also. The March increase in pig iron pro? duction, the reduction in furnace stocks , and the growth in daily capacity of j furnaces hi blast on April 1 over March 1 gave a hopeful augury for that trade. T.he settling tendency lit -<-n eral is regarded as an assurance tor later stability and progress. ATTITUDE OF BULLS ~~ CLOSELY.. WATCHED New Orleans, La., April 9.?Tins week, more than ever, the cotton Irhdu j will vs'atph '-lie bull leaders tor some ! .??ig:. regarding th.fi r inltyulons to- 1 wards the sun)pier months: While | many of the rutik and life aTiicng the '. professional Haders are ihpfa?y cor- ; tain tlfat there1 is to be a bull earn- I pajgii, the bull leaders have made ho j annouticem'en't to that effect, and have j ?on<i nothing that will stand in place I oj oJCii un Ulitio?nceiiient; Tbc la>)t. that they tire all in New York it. *i;;- ; ni.'lcani, however, and the geiierhii) ? Pled explanation Of their sliehctj ' and ittaetiyity at the moment is thu-. they fire waiting until it is too lute j for their utterances or buying to at- j tract much spot cotton to New York j ?o go agiilnst May contracts, i Statistics this last week wore ex- ! treihely bullish und pointers to the' movement indicates that it will he an- I V.othor week Hi small i eceip'.:-:, while! reports; :rum the interior, btjtli prl- j vale and i'JUbllc, would not indlca'v any decrease in the ont-of-slght move? ment. Should stocks continue to shrink there is bound to life more or lc3s excitement in the obi crop ?teiiv concerned, 1; will be .i wealinc insir- ! ket entireiy, With the pr'ohubliity oij rain over Sunday taken iiit-i cphRid | craUoii, the dltpute when the murkril f opens will be- ovof the ?iS?M*.h>u 01 > whether tac new ctop is get thru; loa much ram. Low tempenituret? '.hay ' lie in evidence, and if they arc low enough ?v.itr^ lue belahco in favof of the long side. Reports Of ?lte 'hest \character that are conilnij In show ?lea t h> cotton belt as ai whole how need* tlry and warm weather in ofdioi',' CitzJs the plantliig of c/Mtoiuiiay lie,cai'-1 ried on. and to allow the seed already ?planted to germinate. Also in the earlier sections, wet weather will in? terfere v Itii clipping nie crop to a Htarfd, and Will nave a tendency t.b cause foul itcids. 'Ibus, fair- v.vati?. j W'lth seasonable tbmperaiufes wt'i b? regarded a:; a bearish InllUoncoi whllo s fortlief i'hlpa will not be bcorlsn, bin bullish This week will he a very Short one. an the market will close Thuihda;. .nlgnt for I;ho nshal pood Friday ?rlpl? holiday. This win rcnuit in ovenine up operutlun/5 on a tai^t Beule Wed ues'd?y und Thursday. Threatened ttut-i-future legislrAloii probably will u)uy no part in the ir.iiy- ; Uol this Week, owing to the Hntioiinco hi out from Washington by those who:1 are supporting such bills that they will in t attempt to get a vote until next I Jet: ein her. DRY GOODS REVIEW New York, April The tone Of flic ? ? > ? >n goods markets allowed some jillghl Improvement during Hie past wee?t ebitfe(|ttent upon advices in wide Kliee.ii itu and 1-1 bleached cottons and fiiliei' sales of wide print cloths; AI tlie same time values are so low hi relation to j'reducing costs that the mills ;;a\c notice in several sections of an Intention further to curtail their ift'era l ion.-. The immediate situation Is one of resisting further depression in prices while cotton ir-- held so linn, hut ihc file I thai mills arc running still In ? \c.-s i.f the actual demand for Cloths gives ugehtH cause for doubting their ..!>: !!> f secure the values mills are holding for. 'the export shipments to date this ; ears at'- twicfe tlie volume of year and recent s:>les of export goods to Chi mi will provide an Outlet for the produce of two or three of the largest S/Oitt hern piant:; for some weeks to come. i l-Slil lllvor SOld but iiO.OOb pieces o| print cloths last week. At this centre s<ivi rat mills adopted a four days' "It week schedule^ Unfit further notice. Oiiii large, printer purchased a fair sized rpiuntity of wide cloths in the New York market, and it served to stiffen values on some counts. ,ioh> hers repent a light trade here, ami ? h< retail business has been held brick by the adverse weather; OPEN AN ACCOUNT WITH The Union Bank of Richmond 1107 E A ST MAI N STR B KT. i 11.00 MAKES A START. 3 PER CKNT INTEREST TRADING IN COTTON i CONTRACTS ACTIVE; - Market Stronger and Shows More Life Than in| Month Past?Renewed Buying by Old Bull Interests. New York, April S.?Trading in cot? ton contracts was more active and the market stronger than at any time for a month. A hotter class of buying be? gan to develop Saturday. It broaden? ed with the resumption of business on Monday, and continued to Increase in proportion almost daily throughout the week. This has been tlie result of renewed buying by the o.ld bull inter? ests on a sufficiently large scale to Induce a fresh following among local operators and commission houses that were still inclined to follow the bull side of the market on the statistics and the necessity of the South raising a big crop tlie coining season to make tip for the last two comparatively short crops. Market Influence* and Price Changes. Moreover, the Liverpool markets for both spots and futures have been show? ing constant strength, with private re? ports of a much more encouraging character with regard to the trade situation and outlook at Manchester and in the Lancashire district. These influences, with the much lighter movement of the last of the crop from plantations, have offset the bearish effects of the continued poor trade conditions in the milling centres In this country, and pessimistic reports which have been coming from spinners and the local dry goods districts. Where general sentiment throughout the cotton trade was very much de? pressed last week, these events have caused many shorts to cover lately, '('hey induced a good many others to take the long side of the market In anticipation of 15-cont cotton again being reached for the May und July options. As a consequence what looked at one time last week as though a readjustment between the high cost of cotton and values for staplo cotton cloths and yards was at hand, It now appears that this process must neces? sarily be delayed until later In the season. On the week, however, the general cotton option list In this market shows an advance from last Saturday's clos? ing prices up to the close of the mar tke yesterday of thirty points for the One Refused, and West Side of Ninth Street Will Be Free of Saloons. [Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.] Lynch burg. Va., April 9.?Judge Christian, in the Corporation Court, ' yesterday heard applications from 1 eleven prospective liquor dealers,] slanting ten of them and refusing the other. Two of these were for retail places, at which there will be no bars Both of these and another retail placs will conduct shipping establishments. Seven of the saloons given licenses are located in Main Street, six of them between Fifth and Eighth Streets, and (hred are in Twelfth Street, between Court and Clay Streets The license was refused to W. Q II ud gins, who intended to reopen at the west corner of Ninth and Jefferson Streets. Judge Christian refusing to consider applications from that "side of Ninth Street, announcing from the bench that the west side of Ninth Street would be kept free from sab loons. On the other side lie will grant three retail licenses, one of them be? tween Main and Commerce streets and lite other two between Commerce and Jefferson. No tisrht was made on any of the ap? plicants, tho proposed contest, against the granting of any licenses in Twelfth Street being withdrawn, and no one appeared to oppose the applications made by three persons. The licenses granted yesterday morn? ing wi re as follows: Harry K. Gregory, 707 Main Street, retail: W. B. Bigbie, surety. It. D. Hill. C?1 Main Street, retail and shipping; ID. P. Morrison, surety. \V. K. McGrath. ."1:7 Main Street, re? tail: A. Bennett, surety. W. it. Koster, 027 Main Street, retail-, L. Lazarus, surety. 1\ Molteni Company, tVjr, Main Street, retail: A. Bennett, surety. .1. A. Gregory. 1017 Main Street, re? tail: W. it. Murphy, surety. J. J. and M. A. Keghey, 405 Twelfth Street; retail; T. A. Manning, surety. !'. P. Sweeney. 410 Twelfth Street, retail; A. j. Nolan, surety. Henry Rosenberger, "413 Twelfth Street, retail: M. W. Callahan. surety. l.. Lazarus, 024 Main Street, retail and shipping; W. Fl. Foster, surety. William Carter, Twelfth and Main SI reels, retail; W. T. Carter, surety. Bigblo Bros. Company, SI", .Slain Street, retail and shipping; M. 13. 1 I ?oyle, surety. Jerry R. Desmond, 72G Main Street -Hotel Carroll?. retail; Herman-Schultz, ; su ret y. April. May and July contracts, and twenty-live points for August, and fif? teen points for the next crop's options, with May again being traded in at over 14 1-2 cents per pound, July at 14 3-8 cents, August about 13 7-8 cents and October and December of the next crop options on the basis of 12 3-1 cents and 12 5-8 cents. Weather and Crop Condition*. Weather has been unsettled through? out the cotton belt the past trn days. There has been too much rain in some localities, especially in Southwestern Texas and the Memphis district and In Southern Alabama. While it is too early to talk abc it such conditions checking the favorable start of the new crop, this feature should be watched, as too much rain and cold weather during April has in former years upset calculations by causing replanting and delaying operations along the northern portion of the belt. Such would be the case In the event of the past week's rains continuing for any length of time. There has been ample surface and sub-soli moist? ure, all through the Mississippi Valley and most parts of Texas for present needs. On the other hand, there has been a deficiency in such conditions in most sections of Georgia and tho Caro? linas and Northern Alabama for two I months. In portions of the Mississippi Valley States and the southern half of Texas a week or two of dry and warm weather, with only light occasional showers, is what Is needed. In some sections of Tennessee this week there has been extreme precipitation of 3 to 5 inches, with cloud-bursts In South? ern Alabama, and unusually heavy rain and hail storms In parts of Southwest Texas. The Novr Crop Situation. A fair estimate on the amount of cotton planted so far would be about 40 per cent. It may be 50 per cent, as there has been every Inducement for farmers to push their work of clear? ing the fields and planting much earlier this season than last. The first gov? ernment crop report on the estimated acreage and condition of the plants is not due until June 3. In tho mean? time, there will bo nothing but pri? vate estimates on the acreage. No one attempts to estimate the condition of the plants until about the 1st of June, as all the crop Is not planted in tho Northern section of the bcli until about the first or second week in May. There have been seasons in which planting has been rushed to completion in Northern Texas and tlie Mississippi Valley States as early as the middle of April. But second and third plantings in such cases have been made neces? sary by torrential rains and cold wea? ther, either washing out tlie fields or preventing proper germination of the seed. Consequently, while, there is now every Indication of the crop get? ting the best and earliest start In 1 years, with a record-breaking acreage, nothing definite can be said on this point for another month to come. Therefore, the weather conditions dur ; ing the next, two or three weeks wilt i continue a big factor on general mar ! ket and trade sentiment, affecting the future course of prices, especially With , regard to all options beyond the July ! deliveries. -??-? ! ORDERS FOR MILLION TONS OF PRODUCTS ! New York, April n.?The Steel Cor ' poratlon subsidiary companies booked ! orders foj- approximately 1,000,000 ton* of finished products In March, and the i prospect i* that April contracts will ! be equally as large, although pros ' pective railroad orders for equipment I are not encouraging. The shipments of nnlsned material ; In March also were heavy, especially ot light products, the distribution of wire being record breaking. It Is an? nounced that the Chilean battleship will be constructed In American yards. The steel requirements arc S.000 tons. Since April 1 rail contracts have slightly exceeded 100.000 tons, includ? ing 72,000 tons for the Harrirnan Pa? cific lines, 15, 000 tons for the Sea? board Air Line. Car and locomot've negotiations were barren of Important results, but contracts for 5,000 tons arc pending. Kailroads closed for 7,000 tons of bright material. Wnnt Public Library. [Special to The Times-Dispatch.] Salisbury, N. C. April 9.?The move? ment recently started for tho purpose of establishing a public library in ' Salisbury is being pushed vigorously, I and it "is expected that a library In 1 keeping with the standing and needs j of the city will be secured at an early .dale. A constitution and by-laws have j been agreed upon and a mass-meeting ( of the citizens of Salisbury will be j called at an early dale, when all the people will be asked to contribute to ' the en use. Siirir?y?iT?iMni<iiJ .r>.r?.rriim?Ti?t?riiTMim?ii'ini??nmf~irr-~-"-i? To the management of any business to receive commenda? tion from a good man?one who has passed the meridian of lite. v\lu> has attained marked success, and who stands ? tut four-square liefere his fellows. Such a man remarked t-> us last weck ?hai he wished to secure an additional interest in this company; And then went on to say. thai the citizens of Richmond and of Vir? ginia were the best people on earth, but extremely conser? vative. That it required time to understand the beneficial services of a Trust Company, but that the time was rapidly approaching when the Virginia Trust Company would re? ceive a tremendous patronage in its Trust Department. Wc can truthfully say that the indications point that wa v. 922 East Main Street, RICHMOND, - - - - VIRGINIA. Capital One Million Dollars >??? ? m 1 r ? i* mm Deposited in the Savings Department of this strong institution draws interest EVERY 24 HOURS IN THE DAY, 365 days in the year. Start a savings account NOW, and watch your dollars grow. Acts As Executor, Trustee, Administrator, Registrar of Stocks, Bonds, Notes. Business, Personal and Accounts of Corporations solicited. Savings Accounts a specialty. 3 Per Gent. Interest paid. OFFICERS. O. J. Sands.President. A. R. Holladay.Vice-President. Ro. M. Kent, Jr.,.Cashier. Ro. B. Campbell.Assistant Cashier. erce Ninth and Main Streets Little Doubt That They Will Vote for It at Elec? tion. N'ewbcrn, N. C. April 0.?State Su? perintendent J. Y. Joyner addressed a joint meeting of the Farmers' Union and County Teachers' Association yes? terday in the courthouse on the pro? posed farm life school. The Teachers' Association was out In force and prac? tically every precinct in the county was represented by farmers. The meet? ing was presided over by 13. P. Whit lord, president of the Farmers' Union, and Superintendent E. II. Moser, of the Teachers' Association. Mr, Joyner made a strong and convincing spoerh In favor of the farm lite school, showlntr its advantages to the county and his] deep interest in the project. This coun? ty will he the first to vole on the farm life school on May 2, followed by Robe son county on May 'J. Mr. Joyner was very much pleased with the outlook, and there seems little doubt thut the movement will carry and that Craven county will have the first farm life school to be established In the State. After Mr. Joyncr's ad? dress, short, talks were made by Sena? tor K. M. Green. Representative Ft. A. Nunn, Judge II. R. Bryan, D. P. Whit ford, J. S. Morton, N. M. Lancaster. II. ? Craven. A. D. Ward. C. E. Toy. G, T. Richardson and others. All reported little if any opposition to the move- , ment. but. on the contrnry. practically unanimous support. A strong organi? zation for a thorough campaign before !he election was formed und the en? tire county will be thoroughly can? vassed before the election. The farmers and the teachers of the] county are packing the school as a I I unit. The prospects arc so good for1, j carrying the election that a number; of towns already are preparing tr> offer bids, for the location of the school. I Atlantic ?iti> Resorts Virginia Avenue, Near Steel Pier. Atlantic City. N.J. i j Fire-proof. Larne nun parlor. Rooms with pn* i vatobath. Rooms with runninir water. Elevator to' j street level. Modern i n every particular. $10, $12 I nnd 114 up weekly. Special spring rates on apph I ration. Booklet. O. I>. PA INTER. 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Temporary locatio?? during construction of new banking house Capital .... $200,000 Surplus and undivided Profits ? $110,000 W. M. Habliston, Pres.; J. W. Rothert, Vicc-Prca.; Jno. G. Walker, 2d Vice Pres.; Andrew M. Glover, Cashier. PERSONAL AND BUSINESS ACCOUNTS SOLICITED. With assets of over $1,/C0,CC0, every inducement consistent with ?ood ler.king is offered to its customers. 3 per cent, allowed in Savings Depart? ment Dank is open till S o'clock Saturday evenings. Virginia State Insurance Company 1865 RICHMOND 1911 "FORTY-FIVE YEARS OF HONORABLE SERVICE" Resources, $546,000. Surplus to Policyholders, $234,000. Patronize a Southern Company. Say to your agent, Write My Policy In THE VIRGINIA STATE Ricbmonfl, FreflericSsb'g & Potomac R. E, TO AND FROM WASHINGTON AND BEYOND. I-oavo Richmond ??.50 A.M. Bjrd St.Sta. I ?5.42 A.M. Main St. Sto. I ?C.50A.M. Byrd St. St*. ' *7.30 A.M. Main Kt. Kto. 1 ?S.tO A.M. Byrd St. Kto. ?12.01 noon Byrd St. Sto. 14.00 P.M. Byrd St.Sta. M.I.'S P.M. Klha Ktotlon. ?5.16 P.M. Molo Kt, Sta. ?6.20 P.M. Hyrd St. Sta. Arrive Richmond ?7.50 A.M. Bi rd St. Kt), -11;96 A.M. Klba Station Tll.35 A.M. B;rd St.Ste. ?1.12 P.M. Main St. Ku ?2.46 P.M. Byrd.St.Sta *Jia? P.M. Bjrd St.Sta ?0.10 P.M. Byrd St.St? ?9.40 P.M. .Main Kt. Sta. ?11.06 P.M. Main St; Sta. ?12.6U nicht ByrdSl-Sta ACCOMMODATION TRAINS?WEEKDAYS. ! I.care Brrd St. Sto. 1.80 P. M. for KrederlcVsbon? i l.earo Kfba Sta. 7.60 A. M.,6.30 P. M. Tor Ashland I Arrlre Btrd St. Sto. 8.25 A.M. from FredcrlcksnV. I Arrlre Elba Sto. 0.30 A.M.,6.30 P.M.front Ashland. ?Daily. tWcekdoys. \Sundays only. I All trains to or from Byrd Street Station i (except troino leaving 4.50 o. m.. and arriving 11.50 night) otop at Elba. Time of arrivals and I departures not guoronteed. Read the signs. SEABOARD AIR LINE. ?Southbound trains scheduled to leave Rich? mond daily: 3:10 A. M.?Local to Nbrlinai 1:20 P. Mi;?Sleepers and coaches, Atlanta, Birmingham, Savannah, Jacksonville and Florida points. 9:50 P. M.?Sleepers and coaches, Savannah, Jacksonville and Florida points. 1!:!?. P. M.?Sleepers and coaches. At? lanta, Birmingham, Memphis and the South? west. Northbound trains scheduled to arrive in Richmond dally: 5:3:: A. M.. 7:12 A. M.. j I 5:05 P. M., 6:40 I?. M. Richmond & Petersburg Electric Railway Cars leave Manchester. Seventh and Perry Streets, for Petersburg: ?6, 7. S. ?9. 10. 11. ?12 A. M.. 1. 2, ?3, 4. 5. ??5:45. 'B. 7. 8. ?9, 10 P. M. j 11:00 P. M. for Chester, 12:00 midnight for Petersburg. Cars leave Petersburg, foot of Sycamore Street, for Manchester: t&:ir.. 6::?. ??7:16. ?7:30, 8:36. 3:35. ?10:35. 11:33 A. M.. 12:35. "1:36. 2:35. 3:36, ?4:35, 5:36, 6:35, ?7:36, S:35, 9:35, *10:40. 11:40 P. M. tDoily except Sunday and holidays. ?Carries bajjsago and express. ??Limited, except Sundays and holidays. AU onr6 from Peters jurg connect with enrs for liichmond. NORFOLK SOUTHERN Lv. Norfolk: ?3:85 and ?11 A. M , 'S P. H.A for Lastern Carolina and the South. Lv. Italelgh: ?6:16 A. M.. 13 and *9:15 P. M?, for Eastern Carolina and Norfolk. Pullman Sleeping Cars between Norfolk, j Raleigh; also Ooldsboro and Norfolk. ?Dnilv + Daily Ex. Sun. C. D. LEGRANDE. G. A.. American Nation*-. Bank. 'Phono Monroe !6"7. Richmond. W. W. CROXTON. G. P. A.. Norfolk. Va. Norfolk and Western Railway ONLY ALL RAIL LINE TO NORFOLK. Schedule In Effect April 4, 1911. Leave Hyrd Street Station, Richmond. FOP NORFOLK: -9:00 A. M., ?3:00 P. M? ?4:10 P. M. FOR LYNCH BURG AND THE WEST: ?6:15 A. M., ?9:00 A. M.. ?3:C0 P. M., '9:20 P. M. Arrive Richmond from Norfolk: ?11:40 A. M . '6:35 P. M., ?ir.30 P. M. From the West: ?6:55 A. M.. a2:00 P. M., b2:15 P. M., 6:05 P. M.. ?>:M T. M. ?Dally, a Daily, ex. Sundny. bSunday only. Pull man. Partor and Sleeping Cars. Cafo Dining Cars. C. II. BO.SLEY, D. P. A., Richmond. Va. W. B. BEVILL. O. P. A.. P.oanoke. Vs. RICH MONO ~ AND"" CM ESA l'EAKE HA Y I (AIL WAY COMPANY. Schedule of electric trains to and from Ashland, stopping at intermediate stations upon signal: Lv. Richmond (Broad and Laurel Sta.), ?6:C6, ?7:10. 8:10b, 9:10, ??10:10, 11:10 A. M.; 1:10. 2:10. 3:10, 4:10b. 5:10. 6:20. 7:10 R:10b. 10:10. 11:45 P. M. Lv. Ashland, I ?5:55, 7b. 8, 9b. 10. ??11 A. M., ?13 M., ??!, 2. 3, 4, 6b. 6, 7, 8, 9b, 11 P. M. ?Dally except Sunday. "Sunday only. bCarries baggage. _ ! Chesapeake & Ohio Railway 9:00 A. ( Dally?Fast train to Old Point. 4:?o I*. f Newport News and Norfolk. 7:40 A. Dally?Local to Newport News. 6:Cti P. Dally. Local to Old Point. 2:00 1*. ( Dally.?Louisville and Cincinnati. 11iOO P. ( i'u II man. 6:45 P. ?Dally. "St. Louis-Chicago Speclnl." Pullmans. 8:30 A.?Dally?Char lot tesvlllo. Week days Hinton. 6:16 P.?Week days. Local to Gordonsville. 10:00 A.?Dally. L'burg, Lex.. C. Forge. 6:16 P.?Week days. To Lynchburg. TRAINS ARRIVE RICHMOND. Local from East?8:26 A. M., 7-60 P.M. Through from East?11:26 A. M., 6:36 P.M. Local from West??8:30 A. M? 9:60 A.M. 7:20 P. M. ThrouRh?7:00 A. M.. 2:45 P. M. Jarno? River Llne-S:s? A. M., t:15 P. M. The Growth Of our deposits and loans during the last year means that we have grown in the confidence of the public and in our ability to be of genuine service to our pa? trons. It means that more peo? ple than ever are profiting by a close alliance with this strong, safe bank. First National Bank of Richmond, Va. Capital and Surplus, $2,000,000.00. itv License Taxes ahk xow nun a.vd payaulb at tub Office of City Collector The City Code requires a penalty of not more than S-?O.OO per day for fail? ure to pay on or heforo April 30. Washington Ward licenses will ha paid to .1. P. Roldnson. Deputy Collec? tor, corner Tenth and Hull Streets. V. W. CUNNINGHAM, Collector of City Taxes. Unquestioned security and per feet service in the Commonwealth Bank National Bank o! Virginia Capital, - $1,200,000 Surplus, - $ 600,000 I Accounts solicited Ninth and Main Streets 3&aflroaOB. SOUTHERN RAILWAY TRAINS LEAVE RICHMOND, N. D.?Following schedule flguroH published as information and not guaranteed: 6:10 A. M.?Dally?Local for Charlotte. Dur? ham and Raleigh. 10:45 A. M.?Dally?Limit? ed? For all points South. Drawing Room Buffet Sleeping Car to Memphis via Ashe vlllo and Chattanooga. S:00 P. M. Ex. Sun.? Local for Durham and Intcrmdlate stations. 6:00 P. M. Ex. Sun.?KTeysville Local. 11:45 P M.?Dallj?Limited?For all points South. Pullman ready '9:80 P. M. I YORK RIVER LINE. I 4:30 P. M. ?Ex. Sun.?To West PL, connect? ing for IJalUmor* Mon., Wed. and Frl. ?:0fl A. M.?Ex. Sun. and 2:15 P. M.?Mon.. Wed. and Frl.?Local to West Point. I TRAINS ARRIVE RICHMOND. From ttio South: 6:50 A. m., 8:06 P. m., dall?? 8:40 A. M. Ex. Sun.; 13:66 Ex. Run.; 2:09 I'- M. dally. From West Point: 0:80 a. M. Dally; 11:35 a. M. Wod. and Frl.; 4:?5 p. i m. Ex. Sun. 1 S. E. BUROESS. D. P. a.. 820 E. Main St. 'Phone Madison 4?