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Boykins Social News.
Bon Aii Miss Ei llj Si ?hr. has been visltl; The ba woman,- < attention -ellsjwith ri.rvousiir loins, weien mainspnng n nisin. It qUickly eall; rouble by aching; Ii er symptoms, such ai teadache, pains ln tht in tlie lower part o: th. body, that aworhah's feminini organism heeds immediate attention In such cases the <nic sun' rernedj Avliicii speedily remov-S the cause and festores the feminine organisn to a healthy, normal condition h LYP.AE_PSr?_"_A_?_,._ VEGETABLE COMPOUNE Mrs. Will Young, of 6 Columbh Ave.,'I-oekland, Me., says: " I wns troubled for a long time witl dreadful backaches and a pain in mj slde, and was miserabl. in every way I doctorod until I was discouraged anc thought I would never get well. I reac what Lydla E. Pinkham'_ Vegetabh Compound had done for others anc decided to try it; after taklng thret bottle.*-. I can truly say that I never feli so well in my life." Mrs. Augustus Lyon,of East Earl Va., writes to Mrs. Plnkham: " I Jwd very severe bneknehes, ant pressing-down pains. Ioouldnot sleep and haa no appetite. Lydla E. Pink ham's Vegetable Compound cured mi ,ind made me feel like a new woman.' FACTS FGR SICK WOFVUEN For thirty years Lydla E. Pink ham's Vegetable Compound, madi from roots and herbs, has been th< standard remedy for female ills and has positively cured thousands o women who have been troubled witl displacements, inflammation, ulcera tion, iibroid tumors, irregularities periodic pains, backache, that bear ing-dow n feeling, flatulency, indiges t ion,di___ness,oi' nervous prostratioii ln Spotsylvanla, ha th, of Maryland. i visltlng ? Duerson. of Moun : ' ? . ;' -?'":?.-_<?.: M rrls an ? -. Of Spot. vl .... Ca la ?:' N'r-i guest ol frlends in Spot ipleman Smythe, c relatlves an Ivanla and Orang v Waller, of Fred tlng her relatlves a Queries and Answers Addresa "Query Edltor, Tlracs-Dispatch, RIchmond, Va." Slgn real name. Glvf, lf dealred, flctitloua namo fur publicatlon. Persona asking for pot-ms, cic , ?kouid iend Prcsld< in you tell Mui! Orders. 1 >rm me whether or 1 have llcense to do a mail order busl ,. | ness in Virginia, ",','.'.,1 AN OLD SUBSCRIBER. ,,;; . Under the State law there la no tax ? ' - further than thal on Buch stock ol i iDEllGRTFUL mustl jjENTiriucE ...FOR ANY... LESS THAN 5 YEARS OLD ON NO OTHER PIANO COULD WE MAKE SUCH AN OFFER. WE DO IT FOR TWO REASONS: First, all such Steinway Pianos are worth fully this sum. We can easily sell them again at a profit. The second reason is to check the prac? tice of unscrupulous clealers who offer seconcl hand Steinway Uprights at ridiculous figures to attract customers. They will not deliver the Steinways, but use them only as a bait to get people into their stores. 103 East Broad Street. OLDEST MUSIC HOUSE IN VIRGINIA merchandls* ns may be kent nn lmnd. tlrntlior.?-ln-t.nv?. A ainl 11 niiiriv slsteis. Are lhe men brothera-ln-law? .1. <'- t. They are not. Uuocr qucMlon, in greatlng several persona ls it correcl to say "How are you?" or "How are you all?" A 81" ISSi 'Iti IlKlt. wii.n earthlj difference can it innUe-: There Is sonio prejudlro iigalnst 1 hc form whlch la charged to Southern use,! "weeali," "yall," bUt When proporly pronounced there can be no real ob leVtlon to "you all," aa the fdrm ls %\ ammatli al, clear, t om Ise and to be found In the hlgheal poaaible literary ! good company, llnle nnd Ainlrc, T'lease give tlie niiiniis of OfflOers I composlng th" courts in trlais of Nathan Hala nnd Major Andte, MARTHA ROBERTS; iiaic's bentence was flxed wlthout form of martieil law; and euch record j ,1 haa I.a . xaniliie.l does not glVO-l 1 COmposltlon Of any court nt nll. Tlie ICOUrt in Andre's case were Major-, [ Gonerrtla Greene, stlriing. St. Clatr, l.a Fayette, it. Howo nnd Baron Steube'n; Brlg-adler-Oenerals ParsOne, J, Cllnton, I Kiion. clover, Pateraon, Hand, Huht-| ! Ington and Sturk. Oreene was the preslden) and John Lnurancc judge advocate-general. Oaellc Mullo. Please tell me the meanlng of "Bualdh no baa." BLtiBN M. it Is Oaellc, the war cry of the clnns Macdougall ainl MacNeill, and ln Eng llsh it is "vlotory or death." tJrn iniiiiiticiil. Wouid you say "I can hut thank you" or "I cannot but tliank you?" M. A. S. Either accordlng to clrcunistances. Tlie former means "I can only thunk you." 1 have nothing to give you but my thanks, etc. The latter "I cannot help thanking you.'1 Cure for Scratehc.-i, Please publieh fonnula tor remedy for scratches. E. S. II. An approved remedy is equal parts of gunpowder ancf lard thoroughly mlxed and applled several tlmes a day. Sehool .loiiriinN. Will you Inform me where tlie Pro gresslve Teacher and tiie Toachers' Magazine are published? READER. The first, Xashvllle. Tenn. When you wrlte that Journal It can locate tlie other for you. The address seems not to be had here. Hon Tax. Is there any .State law by whlch col? lection of dog tax may he forced hy levy? A 8UBSCRIBER. There Is no State tax on dogs. Tht matter you refer to is one of local leglslatlon, and tiie attorney for tlie Commonwealth can give you exact ln? formatlon. Copyright. ilow does one get copyright on t-onks. music. etc? WOait ls the cost? ln copyrlghting a revised edltion. is lt needful to consult the publtshers of ? . arlier edltion? H. Make application to the Library of Congress. Washington. D. ?".. and you will recelve blanka, etc, and full In toi matlon, The - Is 50 cents or $1, ac? cordlng to clrcumstances. The publlshers. are concerned if they own copyright of original edltion. Whether tlie owners of this right can object to new revised edltion depends on the nature of thelr contract wlth tlie author. Dohorulllg i nttle. 1'iease tell me where I may ohtain lnformatlon as to the best time and metliod of dehornlng cattle and the best application for suppressing fever and stopping bieedlng. ML'RRAY. The Commissioner of Agrlculture wlll send you pamplilet of full lnform? atlon. Addresa as above, Richmond, Va. Dlslnfectlng Clothlng. Please tell me how to dlslnfect clothlng worn by a consumptlve and how long time is requlred. A SUBSCRIBER. Ilang the artlcles ln a small tlglit room or in a tight wardrobe. Place permanganate of potash in a shallow dlsh or In a bucket and pour formal dehyde over it, using eight ounces of the former to one plnt of the latter. Leave the clou.ing exposed to the fumes for elght hours and It will be perfectly dlslnt'ected. Snle of I.Iqunr hy Druggiat. If a drugglst in Virginia has pald the United .States llccnse tax of |2S may ho sell liquor on prescriptlon and ln original package? X.g* Jle may not. There are the provl sions of tlie State liquor law stlll to be complied with. Snalls. Can you tell me what wlll destroy the snails in my pantry? Miss B. XV. Will some one be good enough to answer? Deatroylng Weevll ln Ornln. Will you be good enough to Inform me how to klll weevll in grain? 0, J. FRENCH. Carbon-blaulphlde at tlie rate of one pound to the hundred bushels of grain, if tlie barn bo vory tight, and two pounds if it be open, placed in Bhallow dlshes and set about the room will generate a heavy gas that will destroy weevll. Tlie utmost ca should be taken to keep fire nway from tlie building, as the gas ls in flammable. Twenty-four hours wip I llfflce to destroy the weevll and, af? ter that tlme, tho doors should he opened and the bulldlng w?ll ventiiated to dlssipate tho gas. Houae tp Houite f'niiviiH?. Are agents frr.m out of tho State al lowed to canvass in thls clty wlthout payinpr lh-eiise? Mrs. C. C. There is no license required if the agenta act as "drummcrs" and only take orders wlthout dellvoi'lns goods or re celvlng money. lf tho agents deliver or collect, they must pay license, and complalnt that they are dolng this buslneBS wlthout license wlll be nt teti.led to If mado to the Commissioner 0f Revenue ln tha Clty Hall. old Llne State. Please tr-n me what is the "pat name" for Mary land. Ih thero any good ln Uiosf) names? J, J. f'l.l Line State, As much as ln any other "pat name," aa you call lt. in ,i : i-iisc, one is loslng breath when he u,-.-s a lons/er subatltute for a name. and losing his hearer'a tlme when he employs a name lcmi cloar than the oleare t, Bul the enforcetnent 6t such a prlnclpla wouid prevent one from calling hla wlfe or hla children or hla aweethearl by tltlea of endaarmont, and he wouid probably use tho savad nn breath to much Iobb purpose, Aa to Uial matter pf saving tlme, most of us uie fai leaa buty and with matteiaof Mfc__-h?ii-"_-T-fc__i_i__>. . A Money-Saving Offer to Those Who Go ut, Scia tica, Lumbago and Uric Acid Condltlons Any druggist in Richmond, Manehester and Petersburg is authorized to accept the coupon printed below (one to each, customer) and allow a cash discount of TWENTY PER CENT. to every person who purchases a bottle of RHEUMATE^UR on MONDAY, OCTOBER 12th. E-Ulldreds of people have obtaine.l complete rclicf and cure through the use of Rheuniateur. It will cure any ofie who will give it a fair trial. f have nianufactured and sold I.hciiinatcttr for twenty years, and it has won its way strictly on its wonderful cttrative merits. Scores of people are ready to testify to its niarvelous power. I want every suffcrcr who reads or hears of this offer to get a trial (full sW.c) bottle at this _o per cent.-off price. Your druggist will supply you, or if he is out of stock, or does not l\ave it, hc will accept the coupon and get you a bottle at once. I stand back of this offer in every respect. If your druggist fails to see this adyertisement, just get him to phone mc (523), and 1 will vcrify lhe authority given in the coupon. Cut out the coupon, and with 40c get a bottle of Rheuniateur. Rcnicm her, the offer is for one day only, MONDAY, OCTOBER 12th (to-mor? row), and only one bottle lo each customer. I .am making this 20 per cent. reduction-one-day-only-offer because T want Rheuniateur more fully introduced to those who suffer and are tor ttired hy Rhcuinatism, Gout. etc. In making the offer 1 am not cutting the price except for one day, and at the same time I am guarantecing tlie druggist full price. I am willing to pay tlu* 20 per cent. if by so doing 1 can persuade you to make a trial of Rheuniateur. I KNOW what the result will bc. lt you give it a fair trial you will find immediate relicf and an ultimate cure. Cut Out the Coupon Now! Use it To-Morrow, Oct. 12 i_____L__*_-__a^^ l> il IiH'IiH I1I'1IB-BWMMM-B___q--_I A. GREENEWALD, 500 West Broad Street .IMI5H 5CIATICA NEURA-SIA GOUT ANO URIC ACIO SOLVCNT OIHECTIONS 1 iN-ioe Rheumateur Coupon M.n-heiitor ?,-oept thla ol Rhetim-teu! rtoli.r 12th. Tl tlmo after U( r.fund tho fl prt to thl.i cou >n on this _!0 jh jnt. rc.uctlon oIT. tstom.r's nar 'uitomer'ji a .drer.s Nome of Druggist. ir le_s importance thnu we think. Of :*ncr than othcrwlse the per.son who leads hla buslne.s aa an apology haa een pretty lazlly oiikii_o<1 ln 80me liing whlch Ih dolng iu> good to hltn or to anybody else, and whlch he oulil greatly better let alone. Donnlil MHchell, Will you inform me when Ik Mnr el's "Iteverles" wore first puhll. hed? A BACHKLOR. In 1S50 by Baker & Scrlbrier, New "ork. It, nml A. Itnlhtn. . Pleaae stntn when the Rlchmond and .lteghany Railway came into exlat n... ' A. N. C ROSS. When it was Incorporated a_ thn iiclimon.i and Lynchburg Railway' by ,ct of Assembly or March 30, lSGO. Aren_ lu I'tnh. Pl.ase tell mo wheth?r the Great alt Lake touchcs the desert, and lhe omparatlve slze of the two, X. X. It does. The area of the desert Ir ome 25 per . ent. greater than that ol he lake. Senhonrd Olllclnl. Will y.u give me tlie name and arl dress of the chlef englneer of the Spi board Air Line Railway? SUBSCRIBER. Mr. XV. M. Seddon, Portsmouth, Va. Fnr Place ns TcloRrnplict*. Please Inform mr* to whom to upp for place as telegrafilier on the Se board Air Llne, tne southern and tl Atlantlc Coast Llne. SUBSCRIBER. Address .Superintendent of Telegrap Seaboard Air Llne. Portamouth", V? Hotithern Railway, Wasliington, D_ < and Atlantlc Coast Llne, Wilmlngto N. C. Another Flrat Front ln 1*81. Tlie llrst frost in Nottowuy coun in 1SS1 was on th. first Wedhesdi Of October. Thls was the 5th 01 tl month. J, W. BORUM. i.inbiiity of Kxpr. __ Company. Wlien an express company fails pay for loat goods wltliin alxty i nluety daya how can one force so tlement7 l*. K. So far as the express companl dolng business in Virginia are coi oerned, they are little likely to need be forced to aettle any proper claim, i ls anv business concern in tlie Stat ?BBBBaBBaaBBBBal rTTTfrnTT^iTg"!P*,ljai> PaaaaaaaaaaaWaaaaaaaaal srfS'TH E 3^sp HOME OUTFITTERS . MASONIC TEMPLE ALL GOODS MARKED IN PLAIN FIGURES. Rug Bargains BIGELOAV AXMIKSTERS. 9x12 feet .$27.00 8.3x10.6 feet .$25.00 6x9 feet .$18.00 4.6x7.6 feet .$10.00 9x11 Brussels ...$10.75 9x12 Best Brussels .$15.00 9x12 Body Brussels .$30.00 Carpets Reverslble Brussels, yard. 451c Good Tapeatry Brussels, yard.. 85c Velvet (Hall and stair), yard..$1.10 Body Brussels. yard .$1.50 A trustworthv servant for a triflo over 5o a dav for a few months. JVaates nothlng and draws no sala rv. We aro cxcluslvo agents, "New Bell "Maglc" a nd from $1.15. Special! MOXDAV OXI.Y. Decorated Vases, Regiilar $1.50. $1.75 and $2.00 values; your cholce for 99c Not more than two to oaeh pur chaser at this sale. China Cases Others $13.75, $17, $20 uo . to $100. Sideboards and Buffets in all styles. shapos and prices. A Solld Oak Slde- QQ rft board, French plato mlr- ?pO??)U ror. for. ~ ? (r "^ Old Virginia Breakfast Roe Ask your grocer about it. He'll be giad to \ i tell you---tell you how good it is?tell you how popular it is giowing. It is fresh herring roe cleliciously prepared for use in many clifferent ways. At all grocers. 1 and 2-p.und cans ?JJ Your Grocer. However, lf you feei that tlie matter of a claim has been neglect-d, you can warrant for the amount, and the summons may be served on the local representatlve of tlie company just as in tlie case of any mher debtor. **.'?' I I'uni Ailnptlim. A father glves hla child trf a woman. promlslng before wltnesses that he will never take It away, and she accepta child and treats it as her own. May the father take the child back? SUBSCRIBER. Tlie best oplnlon here Is that he may, slnce the transfer ig not a legal adop tlon and does not follow tho method prescrlbed In the sfatute made to cover such cases. I.lne Fence. How long must a fence exlst be? tween two propertlea ln order to make lt a lawful boundary? B. LANCASTER. If no riuestlon of Its locatlon la made for flfteen years it becomes a lRWful boundary. Dofj Tm. In my county a tax bill on my dog was not presented untll after the penalty had been added. Must I pay the penalty, and, if not, hoi.y may 1 avold lt? SUB. Dog tax in the_ Virginia countles Is absolytely a local matter. There is here nothlng to gulde one in formlng an oplnlon, and you must get the law and the facts from the ofllce of tho clerk ln your county. Delliiqiient Tnx. What costs, etc, beyond the 5 per cent. penalty are chargeable on de linquent tax-payera? II. T. S. "Whatever costs may arlse from the steps necessary to be taken for the collection, This would. in general, in clude the fee for warrant, that for serving it, the magistrate's costs, etc. Old t'lilns Etc. Mrs. IT. M., S. S. R., Constant Reader and C. C. send llsts of stamps and COtno witliout an ttem of value. The IiikccsiiII Speech. Wlth thanlcs to the sencler, the speech asked for laHt ls glven here: The Toini) of IVapolcoii. A little whlle ago _ stood hy the grave of the old Napoleon?a magni? ficent tonib of gilt and gold flt almost for a dead delty?and ga.ed upon the ?sarcophagus of black Egyptlan mar ble., where rests at last the ashes of j the restless man. I leaned over ijhe i balustrado and thought about' the [ career of tlie greatest soldler of the modern world. I saw hlm walking upon the banks of the Itiver'Selne con te.mplutlng sulcide. I saw him at Toulon. I saw hlm puttlng down the mob In the streets of Paris. I saw him at ihe head of the army of Italy. I saw hlm croaslng the bridge at Lodl wlth tho tri-color in hls hund. X saw hlm in Egypt iu tho shaclow of the pyramlds. I saw him conquer the Alps and mingje the eagles of France wlth the eagles of the crags. 1 saw him at Manrengo, at Ulm and at Aus torllt.. I saw hlm ln Russia,.,where the lnfantry of the snow and the cavalry of the wlld blast seattered hls leglons like wlnter's wlthored leaves. I saw hlm at Leipsio ln defeat and disaster, driven by a mlllion bayonets back upon Paris?clutched like a wlld beast banlshod to Elba. I saw hlm escape and retake an emplre by the forco ot hls genltts, 1 saw hlm upon the frlglit ful Held of Waterloo, whero fate and chance comblned to wreck the fortunes of their former King. And I saw htir. at St. Ilelena wltli hls hands crossed behlnd him, gaislng out upon tho sat and solemn sea. I thought of the orplians and wldows ho had made, ol the teurs that luut beon siiod foi* liis glory, and of tho only woman whe over lovod hlm, pushed from hls hear by the cold hand of uinbllion. And aald: 1 would rather have llved ll a hut wlth a vlno growlng ovor thi door and tho grapes growlng purplo li 1 the autuiuti sun: I would rather liavt peasanl wl de kniiMnc h my lovln Bear. the _^lf,e Kijd Yrj H2,e Mw?8 W Geo.W. Anderson SSons 215 E. Broad Streel Now is the Time for Carpets, Rugs, Laee and Our stock is complete In?.every department, and you are cordlal? ly Invlted to inspect it, where you will always find tlio best values at the loweat prices. russels Rus 9x12 feet, Special, A COMPLETE REAPAIRING and MANUFACTURING DEPARTMENT. whero coinpetent artlsana attond to your nne WATCH nnd JEWEI.RY REPAIR. ING and oxocute your SPECIAL ORDEIt WORK. O. T.UMSOEN ft 80N, 7Ht Mui!- Street, MniuiEtti-t jo-Uiir Jewelcrs.