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>ddrea? "Query Editor, Ttmea-Ulapalrh. llU-hiiiniid, Va" Klgn mal name. OlVe. II deelred, fletltlOUl nama fur publleatlon. l'fiiom aaklng for poeini. eto, \nrth lliiKoln nnd lirendnoiiuhl. IRIBER. tolll dl il ?iniieii. II. \V. UIliHL.. Stati lilghway Com ind, Va. rnlulng School, :.? ol o Bchool where inual tralnlng only? A READER. ?' e v 01 k tf : , Cummlaaioher of Ington, i> C he will ?i foi niatlon you need. , i.; i ? mioi mniion 3 ? hirt Sleevca In Ihurit la t! from b atlti Tl man Bhirt Wi IRSHIPER, ,-. Probably not. ,. , fforl to kecp accord unl Leap Year. u- ? j a leap year? If 1900 * L. ,i. -r ,? a leap year. 1000 was nol. ,; ?. ear to be a "leap y..u-'?')!- number mual be dlvlslble bv 4. In ord at a "century year ge a leap : ? ai it.- numbBr muat ho Olvlslble hi tlon? bi the dnti, . With the movement of the earth about the sun. Thi perlod of the . ** gnovement around the Bun is. fc Veraal agreement. consldered the year. pince it eontalna one exhlblt of each ph,-K-e thal growB outol j conBtantly altering relatlona of the planeta. u ?timo requlred : tlon i p iin i.- m be S66 dn 4? minutf quarter < 10.8 Becoi years wl tional da dltlonal i und Febi j-anpemet indi endai the error in ihe .lultan Calend - ?? ? to ' ti days nnd thi irn.it Pope oregory eauaed tho ^orreetion whlch glvea tho present or Gregorian Calendar. He allowed fr.r iii. i,i minutes nnd 10.1 seconda ns ? mi ? - ten day? of ... lecreelng that ln October 1582, the da; ? :?? the 3d sl ould be the 14th. Knuland delayed untll 1T",2 to adopt the calendai I Grei ind hy then the Engll I tlme waa ll days out. Qeorge the Second's governtiHtit cattBfil the ralei dar ot KpKland to mark the next day after Septomber 2. 1752, a? the 14th. All the courts, etc, observed the alteration, but many writere dld not and the confuaion be? tween '"Old Btyle" and "new style' arlres from tlio fart. Somet ini<=-s one .li tei of the perlod wrltten thus: JTanyf 4th. 1753-4. Thls would De Jany i, 1754 .?-.- the new Btyle, or De cember 14 L753, by the old. Noied Bvangellata, ?'? leh ii regarded greatest, Moody <??: .-ii:. Ji.n,-: <.-'t r.ajumati'.' \Ya< i-itm-i Moody <T Jqnes-a-rlch man at the tlme I of hia dearhV READER This h |,ur. :y a matli-r m ..pnuoti. jWelther lefl any conslderable estate, Vtrg-lnlau imilnuy. H.ow .'.., ? ? ? edule of the *\ [rglnian Rall .? ? n aa the train Bervico hai nged REAI iER AVritc foi ;? ? Paeaenger Iftgent, Virglnian Rallway Norfolk. Va. I have old Brit la ? etal cup How Brltlsh ago. havlng in the u sug BMMERSON. Frei 0.00 uhli Wll I6M for il, and very rnrely have pecu lar litiieBB. I.ll.rnr.v Work. Please glve tho names of several ln which there are couree? in ll'i-.ity work. L V. B. New York State Llbrary Schdol. Al iiinv. N x. Pratl Instltiite, Brooklyti. * V.. Drexel Instltute, Phlladelphla, '.i.. Amhersl College Arnberst, Mass.; Iniveralty of Illlnols, tjrnanna, 111.: Jnlverslty of Wlsconsln, Madlson, WIs. Ovrrdiic li'coim*. Cnn :i marrled mon worklng tor $?n i montn be made to pay a grocery bill j if two and a half years' Ktiiniiitig'.' i a SUNDAY i;i;ai >ER Wlthoul regard to whether he fs! narrled or whal wages lio recelves, tho ccount may nol be collecled if he ileada the llmltatlon for hucIi accounts, wo years, ? Two Probleins. Please solve for tne theso two prob ems; m A. sells a horse to B. for $f?t'. n?i i.iivs it back for $80, and sells Iti o c for $iu?. How much has he made n the transactlons1? (2) How many luarter-lneh plpes will convey the ame amounl of water as one ohe-lnch .li..-. fuli aud pressure belng tln1 somo rl all? A READER. i l i There Is np means qf saylng rhether he made nr lost ln the sale to J For nll the statemenl shows, he learod $"? buylng at $Sn and selllng t $10i>. (2) The c.inatlon "f frlctloii vould entei and preveni the calcula lon from belng ono of pure mathe natlcs, Generally, the two sorts of i iipr. would "carry" ln the ratlo of heir cross section, and one having the linmofr an inrh. and Mie oMiera hav ng the dlameter a miurter of an inon. he ratlo would ho as .me ln sixtoon ? | he sriuare df the ratlo of correspond ng dlmenslons?and it would take si\ oen of the small pipes to '*" the work .! the large one. - Ilnppiiiu Hccoril. Please give Iho hopping record for lfty yard* ATHLETIC. Seven and ono-nfth seconds. colonel Johnson nml Tpi,iuii*o1i. Vou Beem anxlous to discredlt tho itatemenl tb?t "Colonel Johnson kllled | reoumseh," although thi matter of .?i.'t was not involved ln the query of Xoulsa," and Orlmahaw's Hlstory de ?lares tbat the chlef was kilWl by Jolonel Johnson. ls thls hlstory "un rellable"? Cninnel Johnson's parents ivent from Orange to Kentucky when Lhat country was part of VlrsrlnlPi. Tlie Query Column hud and has no .plnion on the Subject, and certalnly no anxlety to discredlt the cblonel'8 sxplolt Very goud authorlty declares thal ? ffort was made at the time of recumseh's death, und ln the presencp of Colonel Johnson, to iix the credlt; thal it did not belong to Johnson, and Ulal lie lievt'l liuule any clallll to it. Havourneen, Please glve me the meanlng of "mavourneen." A. T. C. Irish for "darling.'' A Date. Will you Inform me what day of the week was April 3, 187b? SUBSCRIBBR. Wednesday. l-'ull of Capltol. ? . . .. B-lve the date of the Capitol dlsaster. C. O. H Aprll 27, 1870, 11 A. M. I'liotoBrmih Wanted. Can you glve me the name of tha - grapher who took the picturo of Grlmes's Battery, June ls, 190S? 7 want a cony. R P- WILSON. ....1 \v. I'ayette St., Baltlmore, Md. Will some one who knows be good enough to write to Mr. Wilson? Seattle Expodlllon. Please tell me to whom to apply for nlaee aa jrateman at tlie Seattle Ex posltlon. W. D, N. T. A. Nadeau. Keattle. Washington. i nlt.-il Stnliit DlMriot Judge. What is the salary of the United States dlstrict Judge? A. G. M. Slx thousand dollars. Cattle Sblps. Please give tbe dates of sailing of cattle ships from Newport News to England, and tell me if one gets ,puy for work on them. H. E. I). There is now no llne from Newport News to England. Real Iintate Llcenac. Is the lax for conductlng the real estate buslness the same in every city in Virginia? Where may I get all necessary inforrnation? A. R. The llcense tax would probably vary in dlffereW cltles. The -commissloner of the revenue for your clty can glve the Inforrnation". Tlie Wnr ln Itlchmond. Can you tell me exuerlv when the department clerks of the Confederacy were called out to guard tho ware houses, how long they were so em ployed, the name of the captaln and the letter of the Icompany? a. h. w. Will not some one be good enough to glve the Inforrnation? "- old Veraes Wimted. Will vou try to get for me the whole oi the old-tlme song celebratlng tho oxplolts of Colonel Lynch and hla ?? |an md Colloway? The re traln was, I think: "Hurrah for Colbhel Lynch, Captaln Bob and Callowayl They'd riever let the lorles rest Tlu they crled for llberty," .1. D. FAUNTLEROY. V'.in-.a. Arl?ona. Gannol some reader glve the wordr,? Bxeoutlou ot Plfe. Please give me tlie date of the ex ecutlon ot JoSeph Plfe in Richmond. N. B. August 26, ls:'7. T<-ncl>eri?' T'enitliill. Please Inforin me whether there is any hlstory of a penslon ln N'trglnla glmllar to thal of the present teachers' penslon in connectlon wlth which there fi ,. forced contrlbutlon on the i-nn or the partlclpants, TEACHER. There is none, so far us thls wrlter knows, conn'icted wlth anj penslon founded by the state Tln- fai t. how ever, that "such a thlng has never b< ? :: .I..:.. before" s.iys nol one word for nor ugainst lt. Durulnif of the Tbeatrc. Please glve the date und | , . li-. tanceB of the burning ot the old tre ln Richmond, T. The theatre, :i wooden house, w.i> I n in '1 ihe niglil <>f I'ecetnber 2C. 1S11 en lt i ontalned an audience ol sonu . - ? i . :. oni, Flre was discovered at the opening of the second art of thi pantomime, and spread wlth Instan - pldll destroylng every vestlge q thi building, and brlngtng death h Dr Fre.rvck's GRAINS of HEALTH These little pilla will quickly relieve Indigestion, Constipation, Stomach Di8 eases, Ccmgestion, all Fever Casea, Head ache, I^oss of Appetite, Dlzziaess, etc. Agtou for tho U. S. Leroy, 1'arU E, KODCERA ? CO., N. Y. All DruggUtg Paris Patterns Are Nearest to Absolute Perfection All 10c; by Mail 12c To ladics out ol tlie city : In ordcring snm plca stnto ns plninly na you cnn tlie kind, color .ind price. Never Before in Dry Goods History every were demands so earnest and exacting on the part of the shopping public for good storekeeping. We give atfention etail which leads to improvement. Things we give prompt at tention: LJuality, style, color, shade, finish, workmanship and service. Absolute confidence in us and our methods is resulting in the most marvelpus growth of any mercantile con cern in this country to-day. If you want absolute correctness in everything you buy and perfect satisfaction with every thing you buy, get it at J. B. MOSBY & CO/S. In Gloves and Hosiery We're Always Right Try our two-clasp GlOye at 8i.io.t all colorB, whlte and black, Fitted nnd gtinranteed. Try our two-claep Glove; beBt kid. nt $i.50i aii colors. whlte and black. Fitted nnd guarnntced. cut full. nnd beautlfully One lot special Gowne, made. A $1.75 kind for $1.2.' Gauze Liale Hose?Three Leadera ?J.'.r klnd for.10c 850 li Ind for.Sflc 50c kind, three pnlra for.$1.00 Ton nnd blackt plnln and lace. Guaranteed Hose for children; In blark and tan. Threp months' guarantee; three palrs for $1.00. Ready-to-Wear Department. TheBig Second Floor Buy your Suit, Coat, Skirt or Waist here Two Special Values \ s; rep- / You know, then, that it's CORRECT. Two Popular Prices Just in: made o f best malerial rosenting every new style, contalning J every new idea, embracing every new color, tailored to perfection nnd fln- | fhU i?aGreat lshed up-tn-date.;.... i $24.75 and $29.75 Showing. New Fancy Dresaea Made if flne messallnes. ThiB Grand AsBortment Mnde <>f flne taffetas.f _? __ ir?___,? of flne woolens.I at an Econotny Mad? Mado of black taffeta. Made of strlped messallnes. BxqUlstte lace yokes. Exqulslte styles ... Exqulslte new shades. Price $19.75 A Special Plalh'silk petticoat: heavy quallty, cut full, deep ruffie; oolora and black; only $.i.iis. A Special Silk Petticoat, Wlth deep puinpadour ruffie.- Cut full. Only 84.P8. Plaln Tailored AVaists; Tucked Tailored T"Valats; beautlfully flnlshed: all sizos, at $2.50. Fancy Messaline Waists In all the newest. Ideas; neatly trlmmed and fin ished: fancy yokes ln whlte. black and all new colors, at $r>.i>8. Good Underwear Over in the Annex Good Corsets NirKOnM 10413?For, averago figures. Medlum hnlght above walst llno. long hlp and bnck line?. Extremo skirt langth. Btralght llno effect over lilps and back. Exeellent quallty, durable coutlle, lace and ribbon trlmmed. Threo palrs hose supporterB attached; sizos IS to 30. Price $5.00 Beauty and Gracc Reflected in Every Curve of the IV. B. Nuform Corsets j Durable ln canstructlon and perfect ly tailored on sclentiflc prlnclples of gorlng. NUFORM CORSETS are adapted to overy type of flgure. They accentuate shapellness and slendernesB, and impart io Imperfect figures an appearance. of lltho stipple nesB and grace. The long walst' llne and "hlplejis effect" are perfertly at? tained by -wearlng tho W. B. NUFORM. In many models and all slzes. A Good Corset?Royal Worcester Specials Style 460?Extreme hlgh bust; extreme long hlp and back; only $i. Stylo 641?Is n great fnvorlte; latest cut; French cnutile; slde and front supporters; only $2.50. \ \TW POMBINATION SUIT. made of flne nain- i sook and musllij. Emhroldery*-and lace trlmmed; only We're showing a very dalnty nainsook Skirt, lace trlmmed. boUgfct to sell f?r *3.76; but priced at $J.P8. j THREE-P1ECE COMBINATION SUITS; made of I finest Fr*>nrh cambrlc, Elaborately trlmmed tn the ni*w fish-eye lace. Don't fall to see them. Three pieces? . Skirt for .$5.00 fiowa for .$2.08 Corset Cover tor. T5c Artistic Dressmaking I arn prepared to execute, and execute promptly, all orders for FIRST CLASS DRESSMAKING AND TAILORINf*. Dinner, ball and tie ception dreeses. street dresses. travellng dresses. visit^ng and theatre gowns- Also separate sklrtB. MRS. JL'LIA TYE BASSETT la now wlth me, and has charge of Ihe sklrt-maklng department. Ask to see our SIX 8TYL1SH SKIRT MODELS. Buy your materlal in our dress goode departmenl, select your model from our STYLISH SIX. We'll charge you only $5.on for the making. MRS. GEORGE D. GATNES. Lace Section?Always Interesting 45-inch Batlstfe Rbhee, Perslan borders, $15.00. Insertlon Eo match, at $1.08 yard. 15-inch plain BatlBte to match. at n"c yard. 24-inCh Colored Embrolderies. for waists and gulmps? Speclal nl .S'1*""^' Sjieelnl nl ..,.sttlis' Spectal ut .**???'? IS-lnch colored AU-Over Embrolderies. for waists; every color- at $3JJ0 and $4..*;o yard n ,!t; Flounclng, ln newesi deBigna and colors. at $i.r?0 to $5.00 yard Insertlon to match all. Colored Dress Nets The nf-w Hexlcan Meeh; the new Tosca Mesh? .$1.00. . ....$1.25. A upeeinl nl . A Bpeelal ?t . A special at . A (toeclji 1 Ilt . il) mi-h Black Xets. some plain, some fancy. s ,-,-d dots; great range of prices from g*L00 to $5.00 yard. some wlth The Big Third Floor Come Monday and supply your curtain need?. Prices given are greatly reduced and quantities are limited. Small lot. Madraa Window Curtalns. worth J2.50; will be .cold at $1.-18. One lot of COIICH COV'ERS; hlgh grade tapestries; $o.00 kind. for *-.?8. COM3INATION SPECIAL?A pair $2.00 Blankets and a $1.2o Comfort, both for $1.08; right at elevator. v RUG SPECIAlr-Llmlted number of imitation Oriental Rugs Blzes 6x&* were $16.50 now $10.08. A RUG SPECIAI^-Hearth size Wiltons; small lot to close; worth $'"". tor *?-'.?n. *15 palrs $2.00 Nottlngharri Curtalns. at osc. 15 pair.- $7.60 Nottlngharn and Cluny Curtalns. at $3.08. One lot flne Tapestry nnd Madras Portieres, ^'orth from *.-. 50 to |6.00i-prlced for Monday at $1.48 to $3.88. 19 palrs $1.<|" Nottlngham Curlains, at just 3lie. 11 pairs $500 trish Polnt *nd" Cluny Curtalns, at $*;.08. 0 palrs Muslln Curtalns, tucked and ruffled ends and bor dei . $1.60 kind for 118c. The Wash Goods Department Is in spring dress. The BEST ONLY is our rule. We mention just a few nice Hnes for your first spring wants. French Madras ShtrtlngB. ln the neatest stripes. finest makes and colors guaranteed. at'lBc, IBc, 25e. '-'He, 30e and 50* yard. ? Our second shipment of beautiful French Glnghams. All neat styles and fast colors. "We sell them faster than we can get thetn. 26c klnd for 17?*. Ask for SHIMMBR SIUK: entirely new fabrlc; loake like pure stlk: new shades. 24-lnch, 40c. Ask for UOXDOX WELT, a neiv wash fabrlc: woven like P. K., but ligbter weight and closer. For coat sutts and extra sklrts. 27-inch. stripes and dots. Bought to sell for 25c, but Just 17c. Engllsh Lisle Flnlsh Volles. This is a beautiful fabric, very dressv and colors fast. We're showing these in checks, strfpeB. plaids and sollds; worth 39c; apecial prlce. 25c. 40-inch Mercerized White Lawn; 25c klnd. for 10c. Perslan Lawn. very sheer and fine. 12 l-2c klnd, for 9 l-2e. Extra size Linen Sheets, H. S.. $6.50 kind, for $4.45 palr. New Flemish Bleach Damask, extra quallty? 75c qinillty, for ....BOc 80c quallty for .75c 17-lnch H. S. Napklns, all llnen. extra heavy, a $3.00 kind for $1.75 dozen. Closlng out Mohawk Sheets, Mohawk Plllow Cases, at a low prlce: 'take advantage. Silks and Dress Goods A Department That Studies Your Needs. It's a Foulard Season And our assortment is simply great tn all the new colors; all the new styles? Now on Display 25 m<li.? ln Kmilarda a'. 4Pc 20 <nl..? tn Foulard* at. ailc. 30 Ktylc* tn Foulardu nt. WSc. 10 Btyle* In Fnulnrri* nt.$1.0O. 10 Ktylrii In Foulard* at.$1.18. 1 nMirpii*?ril. ^s New Fancy Silk* All the neat stripes, checks. jacquard novelUes; 50 styles at 40c. New Trimmings?Correct Ideas Only Gold and silver plain bands; gold and sllver beaded bands; gold and sllver Perslan bands; one inch to four Inches wlde, from $1.00 yard up. 45-lnch Gold >et ni.$2.25. 45-lnch Sllver Net at.$2.25. .$3.50. .$3.50. 21-lnch Gold Met at... 21-lncfa Sllver Xet at. 24-lucIi Gold Cloth al . .$4.00. 2 44-Inch Dress Goods Specials at 98c and $1.19 NEW DRESS GOODS by every oxpress ax.d ALL COR RPrT Allnew shades, ln wool dlrectorle suitings and man nish c'loths colors golden tan, peacock, raspberry light taupe, ellctrlc steel bluebsage. navy and black. 50 Inches wlde; specially priced at $1.25 and $1.50.,, ln tha-t prettiest of all plain silks. "\SEDO" looks like Jl.0'1 silk; 40c. New Line of Colora ln tha-t prettiest of all pla silk; 40c. See Our Messalinea at 59c Not the quallty usually offered. but a very superior Swiss make. Has the correct shade and sheen. All new colors. 5Ue. Correct Satin Francaiae 20 Inches wlde. all shades, $1.00. Ask for it. Correct Satin Faille A prime favorite; 20 inches wide; all shades, $1.00 Ask for lt There's nothlng so good for general wear as ROUifH SILK. and. as usual, we control the best. Here are our THREE LEADERS? IXDRO_Puro raw Bilk. sllghtly rough; all new colors; 27-Inch, $1.00. SAXOME_Pure raw silk. with an exquisite surface sheen; all new colors; 27-inch. $1^5. SATI.V SHA>'Tl'NO?Pure raw silk; ln black only; 27 inch, $1.50. Three Black Taffeta Specials A 75c klud, 10-Inch, for.50c. A 81.25 klnd, 311-lnch, for.?8c. A $1.75 klnd, 341-IncU, for.,.$1.25. ?7. lome slxty porsons, As the audlence ontalned, perhaps, an uncommon pro >ortlon of people of posltlon, tho ca amlty was the more wldely deplored. Several pamphlets coverlng the inat ?? r have appoared, some nearly con tomporary, and any book on Richmond ir un the Monumental Church, which mark" the slte of the old playhouse, would glve a full enough account of l!.c di: :i. Icr. Llncolu's Dlrtbdny. Does the act of Congress makmg Llncoln's birthday a legal holiday make it so in Virginia? AN OLD SUBSCRIBER. As much as utiywhere else, Proportlou of Ibe Sexe?. Please tell mo whether there are more women or rnen ln the countrles of the earth. v- L T. Europe has more females than inales. ln every other contlnent, so far as is known, tliere are more malea than lemales, KillliiB f blckcnu. lt 1 klll chti-kens when they are trespassing on niy grounds, can 1 bo made to pay for them',' IX S. l.INKENHOLER. Very probably. Your renicdy ls nol iii'kiflnig Ihe lowia. put ln a suit for ii images. KiiHtvr ln 1S01. Please give tho date of Eastor Sun uuy ln U?l. A. N. M. -Marcii 31. (il.l Colnn, Elc. Llsti trom W. E, u., Suhscrlber, F., N, N, hui Grace contaln cotns wlth no premium value bo found, not exactly at the-end pf thls line. but about five feet to tlie south of that point. Confederate Dircctory. ., . Please locate for me the offlce that the Treasurer of the Confederacy oc? cupied during the war, and tell me where the post-oflice was. V, Main Street end of custom-house, IS YOUR LIFE WORTH A' DOLLAR ? If so why run the risk of losing it when GOWAN'S PNEUMONIA PREP PARATIO.N positively prevents anri cures pneiimouia, croup, colds couglis, and can be had from lead Ing druggtBts. everywhere from $1.0( to 28c? Buy to-day and' protec.i yourself against inflammatlon anr congesiion iroubles. Kxternal ant quiekly absorbed. SICK HEADACHE CARTER'S ITTLE IVER PHLS. Positively enred! bj these Littie Pills, Tboy also reltere Dls tress from Dyspepsla, In ulgcBtlon and Too Hearfc Eatlng. A poifect rem cdy for Dlzzlness, Hausea Drowslness, Bad Tast ln the Moutb, Coatei Tongue, Poln ln tlio Slde TORPm LIVER. The, roifUlaU) tlie Bowela, Purely Vegetable. SMALLHLL SMALLDOSE. SMALLPB1CE Genuine Must Bear Fac-Simile Signature ? RJEFUSE SUBSTITUTES. VUHITEN8 TCETM PROPHYTOI REFRE9H THE UOU first floor, * Under Spotswoud Hotel. curner Maln and Eighth. CUeekers. ? Can a game ut elvecKers be beat, or la lt a draw, when there are tnree kings on one side and two on the other. About the earllest formal set of moves that one learns at draughts are the moves by which two kings beat one. Three kings can always for.e two into a posttlon where an even ex change must be made, and reduce the game to "two to one. Mutfuetlc I'ole. * Uoes not the magnette pole move eaBtward for a number iof years, and then westward. etc.'r When did it Btart on the westward turn What i* the present variation? What since June 17, 1858? ?>? *>? ??,, Tlie uecllnatlon varles much at djl Xerent tlmes and places. It ls now west ln Europe and Afrlca and east ln Asla and in the greater part of Ainerr ica. The varlations are regular tsecu lar. annual or dlurnal), or so llttle to be foreseen that they are no more than ??perturbatlons." These regular varla tions-aiid even the ,pe"urtatlon? h-ivB been of record n Parls since 1580? at which time the decllnatlon was 10 degrees and 30 mlnutea to the eftst, doereasing llll 0 was reached ln IbIjJ, since wlmshdate the decllnatlon has been to ne west. reachtng the hlgbeat oolnt 22 degrees, 31 mlnutes, in 1SU, 2nd graduanv showing less. and ?86 western decllnatlon since that }?r. Th^i'ft Heems to be accesslble here no Inadenuate to the task ?' S8"ln*t0of and keeplng exactly rovlsed a set oi ublesbIlowlnsr the e.xoct variation of the needle at all places in any countiy iliii'lnir a serles of years, and d?y DV a" BIt would be as eumbersome and about us useful as a hlstory of tbe U,med States which would undertake to show the exact moment at which, diirfnK each day of hls llfo, each ono or the tnhabltants brushod hls teeth. The North American agone passes now not far west of Washington, and is runnlng a trlflo farther to the west. Galn o r I,oss. 1 sell two Horses for I1..M0 *aph. maklng 86 per cent. on ono and lOBlng "5 per cent. on the other. 1>P I galn pr lose, nnd how much? ^ ^ ^QS^ Lose $2?0._ ..,?, tioard ot UnlveraliT of Vlr?lnla> Fp"ease glve the names of the ??n. tlemon who composed the flrst board of vlsltors of the University of Vir? ginia. M. M. Thomas Jefferson. James Madlson, Chapman Johnson, James Breckenrldge. Robert B. Taylor, John H. Cocke, Jo seph C. Cabell. Property of Intc*tate. An unmarried man dles without will. Who Inherlts his estate? He leaves a mother and slsters. B. & W. If the father is Uving, he inherlts; lf not. the mother aud sisters lnherlt in equal portlons. John Hrinvii. Please give the date of the execution of John Brown, and inform me who made the hangman's knot. C. E. K. The date Is December 2, 1869. The other Jnformation does not seem pro curable here. Pentoraetcr, WIU you be good enough to cite me CASTORIA For Infaats and Children, The Kind You Have Always Bought Bears the Eignature of Presidential lnauguration MARCH 4, 1000.' LOW RATES TO WASHINGTON. VIA R? F. & P. R. R. d?o 7C Round Trip From t?Q 7C $J.I?) RICHMOND yO.IO Proportionate fares from other sta? tions. Tickets on sale M^rch 2, 3 and for trains nrriving Washington by 1 p M". March -i. Return llmit Marcii 8, l'JQU. Apply to tlcket agents. x * W. P. TAYLOR, Trafflc Manager. to some easley found Engllsh examplq of pentameter verseV A, H. G, Pope'a "EHKay on Mun.'' JVettle Bcer. Can you give me a good recetpt tot maklng nettle beer? T. J. JACKSON. No. Possibly some reader is bettec inlurmed and will send the formula. Flrst Baptist CbrtrcU nnd Ceutcnary. Please state the seatlng capacity of the First Baptist Church ln Richmond, exclusive of the annex, and of Cente-. narv Methodlst Church, Richmond. A. B. T. 1.125. 800. Tlieae are the best esti mates proeurable. The flrst is from actual count. The second from cal culatlon. With thanks to the senders. Ihere are glven below the poems. etc, asked] for last week: Sweet Iliimli of Dulsles. Sweet, golden daisles, Oh! how dear to me; Ever I hear them Whisperlng, love of thee, Murmurlng softly, In a silent theme. Of love's bright morning, Now one sad, sweet dream. Refrain, Sweet bunch of daisles, Brought from the dell, Klss me once. darllng, Daisles won't tell. Give me your promlse. O sweetbeart! do; Darllng, I lovo you: Will you be true? Sweet, withered dalBtes. Treasured more than gold. Brlng back to mem'ry Those sweet days of old. 'When we together Strolled through forests green, Catherlne daisles, Growlng by the stream. Robert Edward Iice. He was a foo wlthout bato, A friend wlthout treachery, A soldier wlthout cruelty. A victor wlthout oppression. He w-as a vlctlm wlthout murmurlng. A Ohrlstian wlthout hynocrlsy, And n man without. gulle K? wn? Caesar wlthout his ambltion, Frederlck wlthout hls tvrannv, Nanolonn wlthout hla sciflsbness. And Waslilngton wlthout hls re^'-d. ?By BenJ. H, KU1.