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SOUTH RICHMOND; VA. MANUFACTURES Sash, Doors, Blinds, Cornices. EVERY KIND OF MILL WORK Twentieth century methods for reduction of cost and selling prices. Carry in stock all regular sizes; make promptly any special work. In the lumber yard we carry every class of Lumber to build your home, office or factory. Send us vour orders. Phone Madison 1540. mm ASBESTOS Paints, Packing, Pipe Covering and Roofing Furnished and Applied Southern Pipe Covering Company 16 Governor St., Monroe 1428 Richmond, Va. FIREPLACE TRIMMINGS. W. F. MAHONEY Madison 800. 523 East Main Street. BEST BUILDING LIME B.akir r.erfeetly ? hold! II? owe?will not pip on walU. r ?? Cold Storage for Furs and fine Clothing Is safest and best. Ph?ne Madison 262 ' MERCHANTS* COLD STORAGE AND ICE MFG. CO.. Sixth and Canal Sts., . Richmond, - - * Virginia. V _ J PHONE THOS. N. KENDLER FOR Cornices, Skylights and Metal Ceilings 407 Brook Avenue. Phone Madison 5418. Shelton's Patent "Ajax" Turbine "The Twentieth Century Water Wheel." The Greatest Power The Highest Speed. The Highest Efficiency. As fuperior to all that has pone before eis the eiertric light is to the tallow candle oi our fathers Write for Booklet A. Sheiton Water-Wheel &Machine Company, Richmond, V'a. School Desks Old Dominion Floor Drssslng. Vlrgo plate Blackboards. School Bookcases. Historical and Classical Pictures. Old llomlolon Hcatlnic and VrntllnllriK System Maps, Globes. Charts. Wire Window Guards and all articles needed In schools and colleges. Virginia School Supply Co, JVo, 19 Sooth Nlnfb Street, Jtlrbtnond, Va. C Our prices arc consistent with the prnde of work we produce, from the highest cJass of booklets to the sim? ple job, to all of which wa p.ive our best efforts. Whittet CSk Shepperson 11-15 N. Eighth St., Richmond, Va ..-? Carle & Marsala Plumbing and Heating Plans and specifications lurnished for all heating jobs. Call Monroe ont 1641 West Broad Street. "Paints That Stay Painted" John L. Branch & Co. Mad. 164. 1519 East Main, Richmond, Va. Richmond Bag Co., Inc. Second-Hand Bajis for Every Purpose. Burlap, Barrel Covers and Twine. Write for prices. 1110 East Cary Street, Richmond, Va. PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT MUTUAL BUILDING. ?I.lOST \VB FORGET." The Smith-Coghill Shoe Co., I Manufacturers' Agents and Wholesale I Dealers in Boots, Shoes and Rubbers The Farmers & Merchants State Bank Frrdr rlt-keburg, Va. Capital, $50,000 00 Surplus and Pro? fits. t20.600.0d. !? Resources over Half Million Dollars. M. G. Willis, President _John V. Goul linan. Jr.. Cashier I Germania Mills, Inc. Manufacturers of Flour, Peed an* Doited Water-Oronnd Meal. Be'.l Telephone 4?. IT.drrl. kkl.-jru. Va. VALUE OF FARMS I IN OLD VIRGINIA (Continued From First Page.) chinsry, S2 per cent.; and 'n the whole number of farms. 9 per cent. Thu decrease during the decade, ani'jng the items for which percentages are given, occurred in the average acrers per farm, 11 per cent.; in the total improved farm acreage, 2 per cont.: and In the total farm acreage, 2 per cent. The statement shows in detail that the number of, farms reported in 1910 was 183,762. as compared with 167, SS6 in 1900, an increase of 15,876, or 9 per cent. Farm Values. The total value ot (arm land and buildings was given in 1910 as $530. I 916,000, as against $271,570,000 in 1900, i an Increase ol $259,310,000. or 96 per cent. The total value of all farm lana alona was ropurud in 1910 as $393,837, 000, as compared with $2uo,615.0u0 In 1900. a gain of $193,222,000. or 90 per cent. The total value of all farm build? ings alone was given in 1910 as $137,? 081,000. as against $70,963,000 in 1900. an Increase ot" $66.1 18,000, or 93 per cent. In both 1910 and 1900 the value of the farm land alone constituted 7 i per cent, of the total value of land and buildings. The reported value of farm imple? ments and machinery was $l8,079.00u In 1910. as against $9,911,000 in 1900, a gain of $8,108,000, or 82 per cei.t. Tho total acreage reported In 1910 was 19.176.00u acres, as compared with 19,908,000 in 1900. a decrease of 432, 000 acres, or 2 per cent. The Improved acreage was returned In 1910 as amounting to 9,861,000 acres, as against 10,095,000 In 1900, a de? crease of 231.000, ijr 2 per cent. The improved acreage fonmed 61 per cent, of the total acreage In both 1910 and 1900. The average acres per farm reported in 1910 was 106, as against 119 in 1900. a decrease of 13 acres, or 11 per cent. The average value per acre of farm land and buildings in 1910 is stated as $27.26. as against $13.61 in 1900, a rise of $13.62, or 100 per cent. The average value per acre of farm land alone in 1910 was reported as >->".'.'2, while In 1900 It was $10.08. the amount of gain being $i0.14, or 101 per cent. Color of Fanners. Of the whole number, 1SS.762. of farms reported In 1910, there were 135.743. or 71 per cent., operated by j white farmers, and IS.019. or 26 per1 cent., by negro and other non-whlte farmers, as compared with a total of, 167.8S6 in 1900. of which 123.052, or 73 pet rent.. 'Acre conducted by white farmers, and 44.83 4, or 27 per cent., by negro and other non-whlto. The In- ' crease in the number of farms of white farmers during the decade amounted to 12,691 and In tho num? ber of farms of negro and other non White farmers to 3,155. Farm Ownership. The total number of farms operated in 1910 by owners, part owners, and owners and tenants, comprising the "all owners" class, was 133.485, as com? pared with 114,155 In 1900, an increase of 19,330. The total number of farms conducted i !n 1910 by cas:: tenants, share tenants,' and cash and share tenants, compris-j ?ng the "all tenants" class, was 48,666.] as against 51,596 In J900. a decrease of 2.930. The total number of farms operated by managers In 1910 was 1.611, as com? pared with 2.135 in 1900, a decrease of 524. The total number of farms operated by the "all owners" class constituted 73 per cent, of the whole number ot farms In 1910 and 68 per cent. In 1900. those operated by the "all tenants' class. 26 per cent. In 1910 and 31 pet I cent. In 1900; and those conducted by managers, 1 per cent. In both 1910 j and 1900. Of the total number, .133.485, of farms operated In 1910 by the "all owners" class, there were '12,337, or 84 per cent., reported as "ow.jed free of deb:," and 21,148, or 16 per cent., re? ported as mortgaged. There were 958 farms for which no mortgage re? port was secured, and theso are in? cluded In the farms "owned free ot debt." in 1900 information was secured con? cerning the "owned farm homes." At that time 99,547. or 86 per cent., were reported "free from debt." and 16. 26S, or 14 per cent., as mortgaged. Tnere were 4,859 farms In 1900 for which no mortgage report was secured, and these were, included in tho farms "free from debt." Tho Census Bureau has no detailed Information respecting the number of mortgaged farms leased to tenants. Distribution According to Acreage. Groups. The statement relative to farms dis- I trlbuted according to certain acreage) groups shows tliut those of 13 acres' and i;nder numbered 39.625 in 1910 1 and 32.903 in 1900, a gain of 6.722. ol I 20 to 49 acres, 42.336 In 1910 and 35. : ?14 in 1900, nn increase of 6,692; of ! 50 to 99 acres. 38.317 In 1910 and 33, '? 918 In 1900 a sain of 4.369; of 100 to j 174 acres. 32.971 In 1910 and 32.466 in 11900, an Incre.asu of 505; of 175 to 199 acres, 26,077 in 1910 and 27,725 In 1300, ? a decnase of 1.648; of 500 to 999 acres, i 3.446 in 191u and 4,100 in 1900, a de- ' crease of 654. and of 1.000 acres and over. 990 In 1910 and 1,100 In 1900. a decrease of no. Aereage>Group Proportions. Of the vvhoie number of farms, those of 19 acres and under formed 22 perl cent, in 1910 and 20 per cent. In 1900; 1 those ol 20-49 acres. 28 per cent, in! 1910 and 21 per cent in 1900, those of : B0-99 acres. 21 per cent. In 1910 and: per cent in 1900; those of 100-174 a. res, is per cent, in 1910 and 19 per! cent, in 1900; those of 176-499 acres.! II per cent In 1910 and 17 per cent. | In 1900; those of 500-999 acres. 3 per, cent In both 1910 and 1900; and those ol 1.000 acres and over, 1 per cent. '. In both 1910 and 1900. * The expenditures for labor In 1910 j reached the sum of $13.296,000, as com- ? pared with $7,791.000 In 1900. an In-' crease of $5,505,000, or 71 per cent. j The expenditures for fertilizers ? mounted in i?io to $6,926,ooo, a? com -1 pared with $3,6S2.000 in 1900. an In? crease or $3,243,000. or 815 per cent. Tho above fact* and figures, if studied out by the reader, will prove very pleasing and er.couruglng to tho average Virginian he he a farmer, city business man or what not. All of the above Is reducible to figures and It Is hareby so reduced, but the average reader will not want to digest them at once. I suggest that the table of fig? ures below bo cut out for future ref? erence, and the coming winter, when the rains ctme that have not been com? ing this summer and the countryman cannot work outdoors, he enn sit In, doo,-s and make the most of the en? couraging statistics. Here they are: All Fnrnin by ArrcoKe, Vulue of Laud, BulldlnaM, l in ii lc Mir n fit, Etc. 1910. 1900. All terms Total acreage. Improved acre? age . Average acres per farm Value of land and build? ings . Value.of land. . Value of build? ings . Valueof imple? ments a n d machinery . . Average value per acre of land and buildings . . . Average value per acre of land alone. . Expendi? tures f o r? Labor . Fertilizers ... lS3,7r,: 167.S86 ,476,000 ,161,000 100 $530 ?393, 91S.O0O S37.000 $137.081.0011 S1S.079.O00 19.90S,000 10,095.00? 110 $271.578.000 3200,615,000 $70.963.000 $9,911.000 $13 56, $27.26 $20.22 296.000 925.000 $13.64 $10.nx $7.791.000 $3,682.000 All Parma by Color of Former, Ten? ure, AcrcuKe Group?. Etc. 1910 1900. All farms by color of farmer .1S3.762 167.SS6 White farmers .135.743. 123.052 Nagro and other non white farmers . 48.019 44.S34 All farms by tenure ...183,763 167.SS6 , All owners . ?_133.4S5 Owners, free .112.337 Owners, mortaged .... 21.14S All tenants . 48,666 Managers . 1.611 Distribution by acreage groups .183.762 167,S86i 19 acres and under .... 39,625 20 to 49 acres . 42.336 50 to 99 acres . 38.317 100 to 171 acrea . 32,571 175 to 499 acres . 26,077 500 to 999 acres . 3.446 1,000 acres and over... 990 32.903 35.64 4 33,948 32,466 27.725 4.100 1.100 PETERSBURG CD u mm GA?OUNEENGINES in CD H.L.SMITH&CO.GENL..AGTS PETERSBURG, VA._ World's Greatest Waters and Ale. Mecklenburg Mineral Chloride of Calcium Sparkling Lithia j Lithia Ginger Ale. Mecklenburg Mineral Springs Co., Chase City. Va. ? Virginia Farms We have a large number of nice Grain, Grass and Stock Farms for sale at rea? sonable prices. Land good; mild and healthful climate. Write for catalog. JEFFREYS. HESTER & CO., Chase City, Va. First National Bank N. H. WILLIAMS. President. T. E. ROBERTS, Vlce-Pres. W. D. WILDMAN, Cashier 4 Per Cent, on Time Deposits. Chase City Manufacturing Co., Chase City, Va., Builders of Farm and Lumber Wagons, Carts and Trucks for the Trade. First State Bank Chase City, Va. Safe, Sound, Conservative and Pro gre Ive. ALBERTA I ALBERTA, VA. The Coming Town. On Virginian and 8. A. L. R. R.'s. IDEAL, PLACE TO LIVE AND DO BUSINESS. Write. and I will tell you how to secure sites for manufacturing or residential purposes. Cd*S. S. BARROW. \ Alberta, Va. PETT1T & CAVE Architects Danville, Va. The Commercial Association OF DANVILLE, VA. Tho coming Industrial and manufac? turing centre of the State Is on tha picturesque Dan. For Information of any kind, address W. A. MOORMAN. Sec. and Trcas. A B. CARRINOTOX Pres. I* HERMAN. Vice-Pres. Dan Valley Mills Manufacturers of The Marvelous Dau Valley Superlative Patent F L o v n. Danville, - - - Virginia. Westbrook Elevator Co., Manufacturers of Passenger USA FrelKht ELEVATORS, electric, hand and belt power, with most approved safety devices. Danville, Va. ! Danville Lumber and Manufacturing Co. Manufacturers of LUMBER AND BL'ILDING MATERIAL, Dnuvlllr, Va. Dimension Timbers. Flooring. Cell? ing. Siding, etc. Sash, Doors. Blinds. Frames, Mould? ings. I.at*. Shingles, etc. NEWPORT NEWS Schmelz Brothers, Bankers Newport News, Va. 4?/o *n Savings Accounts CHARL?TTESVILLE The Jefferson National Bank, Cbarlottettvllle, V?. F. M. Huyett Real Estate Stocks and Investments Corner Fourth and Market Streeta, _Char 1 oltrnvWe. Vn._ W. H. Wolfe & Co. HEAL ESTATE, FARMS AND CITY PROPERTY. 218 North Fifth Street, CbarlottcHvllIp, Va. Phone 91. Boone & Smith BROKERS Real Estntc, Honda, Inaurance, Charlotteavlllr, Va. J. P. GRASTV. Manager Orozet Office. _Crozet. Va. SOUTH HILL, VA. MACK PRITCHETT, Sou'b Hill, Vs., The Man Who Sells Farms Komp of the beul In Mecklenburg, the finest farming county In tho Slate, are on my list. WRITE FOR INFORMATION'. The Bank of South Hill, South Hill, Va. Sound, safe and conservative. 4 per cent, paid on time deposits. J. H. WALL. President. THOS. A. BRYSON, Cashier. South Hill Tobacco Market As s BRIGHT TOBACCO MARKET South Hill is third in size In Virginia. Four loose leaf warehouses. Full corps of buyers. For information address TOBACCO BOARD OF TRADE. J. E. BOYD, Secretary. R. E. YANCEY. President. South Hill Manufacturing Company Largest Woodworking Mills In Meck? lenburg county. Two up-to-date elec? tric plants. Boxes and box snooks our specialties. GEORGE A. SMITH. General Manager. R. E. YANCEY, President. The Citizens Bank, Inc. South Hill. Va. Safety?Conaervst lam?Courtesy. Money to loan on approved security. Wo pay 4 per cenL Interest on time deposits, and allow Interest to be com .pounded every two months._ For Information About Wide Awake South Hill and tho advantages of Mecklenburg 1 SOUTH HILL BOARD OF Tit A II II County, write to the FARMViLLE, VA. jFarmvilie Manufacturing Co. G. M. ROBBSON, Proprietor, Manufacturers of lumber and Plow Handles Special attention given to orders i from oountry merchants. Farmville Creamery Association Beat Equipped Creamery In Virginia. Orders solicited. O. M. ROBESON.President A. P. HOWARD .Manager I a W. WATKINS .Secretary FARMVILLE? THE LIVE TOWN of 3.200 people. Best farming section. Kur Information as to manufacturing and agricultural facts and opportuni? ties write FARMVIIXE riOABD OF Tit A DE. W. E. ANDERSON, President. S. Vf. PAULETT. Jr.. Secretary. Planters Bank Of Farmville Capital and Surplus, - - $100,000.00 Deposits hy mall Invited. _WALKER SCOTT, Cashier. The Peoples National Bank Farmville, Va. Capital .$50,000.00 Surplus and Profits-v.. 6,000.00 G. M. ROBESON, President. E. T. BON'DURANT, Vice-Pres. J. L. BUGG, Cashier. J. W. HUBBARD, Asst. Cashier. A strong bank under carejul managemtn Farmville Building and Trust Company FARMVILLB, VA. Money loaned on real estate at 6 per cent., monthly Instalment plan. <? per cent, paid on deposits. Write for par? ticulars. HAMPTON REAL ESTATE, RENTS, INSURANCE AND UONDS. Rental and Fira Insurance Agents. HAMTTON, - - VIRGINIA. The Hampton Garage, H. B.Woodfln, Proprietor and SInnager. AUTOMOBILE STORAGE, REPAIRS AND SUPPLIES. 116 Armls'oad Avenue, 'Phono 426. HAMPTON, VA. Two Houses tor Rent Between Old Point and Buckroe, on the water front; teturooms, furnished; mod? ern conveniences; forty ($40.00) dollars per month. M. H. MORGAN & CO. EST'D 1880. INC'D 1903. ] The J. W. Rowe Co. (Incorporated) Wholesale GROCERS, PRODUCE. FEED, ETC. _Hampton. Va. _ Buckroe Cottage FOR SALE-WATER FRONT. Nie? 6-room cottage, with good lot, flfty foot front. Directly on beach front. Price, 11, SW. Good termt. A bargain. M. O. LACKEY, REAL ESTATE BROKER. HAMPTON", .... VIRGINIA. R0AN0KE Shenandoah Hotel ROANOKE, VA., W. T. Burbour. Manager. European Plan. Rates ll and Up Per Day. New Addition. .18 rooms. IS rooms connected with Baths, and Running Water In all of them. 101 Rooms In all. Hotel Roanoke, Itosnnkr. Va. Fred E. Pouter. Prop. Chas. A. Ball Co., Real Estate Brokers No 6 W. Campbell Ate., Jtoanokr. Vn. 44 Weat Queen Street, Hampton, Va,, Is the Pioneer Furniture Company. Your Credit Is good. J. S. Darling & Son, PLANTERS AND PACKERS op Hampton Bar Oysters, Capacity of Our Plant, 10,000 Gallon* Per Week. HAMPTON. - - VIRGINIA. Lee-Patterson Hardware Co., HAMPTON, VA. The meat complete stock of Screen Doom and Windows In this section. Also Wire of all kinds._ W. T. Tillar Company, Inc. Wholesale and Itetnll Hardware. Manufacturers' agents for Building Material. Sash. Blinds. Door*, Inter? national ? Harvester Co.'s Farm Ma? chinery. Steam and Gasolene Engines. Saw-Mills, Oliver Chilled Plows, Roof Ing. Mill Supplies Emporia Machine Co. Manufacturers of PLOWS, CASTINGS AND FARMING IMPLEMENTS. Locomotive llrpalr Work a Specialty. Baker & Green, CARRIAGE AND BUGGY REPOSI? TORY. SALES STABLES AND LIVERY, Real Estate bought and sold. All classes of property for rent. The Bank that wants your Business la the one that comes right out and says so. THAT'S US The Greensville Bank EMPORIA, VA. Cupltnl ami Surplus, Sun,lion on Depoaltory for tee State of Virginia, 4 Per Cent. Paid on Time Deposits, w. saM'l goodwyn President B. w. wvche. Vlc-e-Presldont. W. T. HARDING. Carhler. B. W. WYCHE. Jr . Asst. Cashier Sale, Exchange and Livery Co. DEALERS in HORSES, MULES, BUGGIES, WAGONS, HARNESS! FARMING IMPLE VBXTS, ETC. LIVERY. Specialty?Farmers' Trade EMPORIA, VA. G. B. wood. President. eddie wyche, Vice-President M. J. SC'ClRE. Secretary nnd Treasurer BURKEVILLE, VA. J. F. Boawell. H. E. Horner. Boswell & Horner WHOLESALE GROCERS AND FEED DEALERS, Competing freight rates perfect ship? ping facilities, limited expense account enable us to undersell other distribut? ing points. Burke vlllc. _- Virginia. VIRGINIA FARMS Southslde Farms uro the cheapest In tho State TIMBER LANDS. Virginia White Pine, the best, tho only box shook timber. Some splendid tracts for sale. LAND ON P. JONES & CO., Burkc-vllle, Va. Real Estate Agents. Redford & Cuthreli HARDWARE FARM MACHINERY. LIME. PLASTER. ROOFING. ETC., _BlRKEVILLB. VA._ WE HAVE HERE 18 Passenger Trains, Daily Competi? tive Freight Rates, Agricultural High School, Lithia Drinking Water and CHEAP LAND Burkeville Land & Development Co LAWRENCEVULE A Special in Silk The best $1 yard Black Taffeta, 36 Inches wide, for S8c per yard; send for sample and be convincod. Peebles & Purdy Co., Inc. "The III? Store," LAWRENCEVILLE, - VIRGINIA. The Sledge & Barkley Co. Lnwrencevllle, Va, Carry one of the largest stocks of Hardware, Vehicles, Farming Machine? ry and Building Material that Is car? ried in the State. Wrlto for literature and prices. Leigh H. Raney LAWRENCEVILLE, ? VA. Buyer and Seller of Land and Standing Timber The First National Bank LAWRENCEVILLE, VA. Cpaltal .?40,000 Surplus and Profits. ..iV.? &.000 Four Per Cent. Paid on Certificates of Deposit and Savings Accounts. W T. SLEDGE, President. J. E. SNOW. ?Cashlar.