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MILLER MFG.CO.
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.
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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
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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.

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