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f.\ RiiYiN L. ume, Correspondence Column Has Hern Visiting lief Aunt. Pear Editor.?1 received the beiutlful prlan tome time age, and really 1 am it >tia in oil of myself for not tlinnklng you fer It. but when you know my reason I am euro you Will excuse me. t have been vis? iting my aunt, and having auch a good tun? Hint I didn't have lime to write. Every day we would go In the llnpldan !M\oi bathing, Dent Editor. I certainly appreciate the lovely book, and 1 have been longing for n julr.e Lovingly. VIRGINIA VALENTINE WALKER. Fonifreel, Va. With tiood Wiehe? to the Club. Bear Editor.?I hope to ??? my Cttntrlbu tlom which I have sent In on the page Bun 4a; I've bod two chills thu w?ok. See-in* that malarial la to be with me all this ?uinmer. oa thla makes the second attack I've had thla on' month. I'm Bending two drawings, which t hope to liave published On it"- page- Hope every one la having a good time thla numnior. Harry Chadwick certainly Is a faithful member. Ilopo abc la not tick again tills summer. Oood wishes from JOHN 8. TERRY. ' Kocklngham. N. C. Und Pine Time nt Btickr?e Brach. lirir Editor,- I was really glad to see my work on tho page thia week, i certainly think the page gets better every week. I went to Buck roe. Reach Monday and had a One 11in". I took several plcturea with my new camera I went on Hi* ferrla wheel several times. It is 300 feet high, and oh. yOU can reo ?O fir when nt the top. I am sure aoiiio if oui members were there Mon? day, becausu there was an excursion from Ulchmand. 1 am sending two drawings thla week, and hope to aee at least one In print. Dear Editor, when air you going to follow Clarence Spencer's Huggcstien? l think it a fine one. Your true member. EVELYN e. dtke. C'l.t Washington Avenue, Newport Nctt?. Va Hrr first Attempt nt Browing- n Reading. Pear Editor,?I received my badge all O. K : tliimk you for It. I'm sending a head ii-s tor July. Now, please don't laugh at It and throw It In the horrible old want" basl-et. Ifs my first attempt nt drawing a bending. Bow many of the member llko reading? I do, and do my part of It, too. I've rend Bebtt'a "Ivanhoe" twice. I am I very much Interested in tlio Stale Pair ex? hibit. Am going to send something soon. Papa laid my drawing won't be lit lo print. I'm going to wall now and nee. Your new member, FLORENCE Kb'PER. Hui. Moved ? Block. L'ear Editor,?Hope you'll not think hard! of me for not writing sooner, but Hi have Just mnud below on Hie lower block. Are you going on a trip tills summer? If you do I hope ynu will enjoy yoursoir. Hoping' Mr. Waste Basket will not h|to me, 1 am your old member. EDITH ALLEN, tiaSVi VrnaVle Street, City. Who In I he Bad Little Child? Heir Editor,?! have written and am s-ndtng lo you a little story that 1 have often heard told As mv mother Is fond of ti i it. perhaps you can guesa who w-as the bad little child. I thank you very much foi youi congratulations I had not thought of the poaalblllty of vour s-eing that In the paper. Very sincerely yours, ESSIE TAYLOP. COX. 3117 East Grace Street, Itlchmond. I More Beek tliictlnna Pcslrrd. Dear Editor. -Thank you lor publishing my contributions. I always get rewarded urban 1 in them In Hie page, t am sending a Letter picture than I had ia?t weck. 1 pni try.ng for a prlr.e. as I do not want my correspondent, Miss Evelyn Phillips, to get ahead of nie. I have only gotten Iwo 10 bei six 1 think Mis* Margaret llopp writes ver'jr Interesting letters. Please print some more book questions. I am reading "81. Elmo'' now. Sincerely yours. LYRA V. rtANSON. Ills Partie and bister's Pictures. pem Kdiioi,?l am sending you n pu?.*i? which I mad', and aluo'a picture Ihm inuv little sluer' drew. | rural the wlntci in Msryland, uid as wc don't often get The Ttirios-DUpatCli there could not send you anything. I nm very much obliged to you foi til* prise vor aent the, Hoping that the pussle and picture are good enough to go In the paper. J remain, your member, EDWIN WABFIELD. Walker's Kord. Va. Almost Settled In New Home. Pear Editor. ?As I luive almost colon *et ll*d ni my new home I will try to draw something fur the T. P. ev t*. ] have not won a prize In so long I mast be getting I rarelrr.s. but no wonder, aa we liavo so Inany j fine al lists now w ho ran easily win prises J without iiny effort. Inclosed you will tlnd ?n oiiglnai picture of a girl In a boat. Wishing ihr e'.nb mid Ha editor success, I remain very truly yours, CLARENCE A. SPENCER. Mebalne, N. C. Her Bail l urk. Pe.tr Edltor.?i have not written for a lo'ng at - because 1 ,|id noi like to ion joii about my bad luck, f ton my prettv nsdgJ) von i.rnt me between Mllford and t ieder|eliPbiirg on Apill when*wo were going in Orange county to vlr.lt our Hunt I iblnk my baby brother pulled It nut of the fronl of my dreaa. Will you please send me another, and 1 will try to be ,-arefut not to lose It. Your friend. MAUDE MOTLEY l'pper l'.lon, Carolin? count), Va. Smt Blorj for Rlale Talr F.ehlhlt. l)?ar Editor.?I aent a atory off yesterday for the Stale Pair exhibit, hut It la very long, ao I reckon It will go In tli? waste basket. I am sending some drawings ami tbe' Becond chapter of Edgai Allan Poe that ! was never pilnt'd. 1 hope you will print Iii If von can, because t have the first chapter Bllfl would like to have the second also I ha\e everything of min? except iwo diaw Ihg* that ha? been ptlnled In the T D. ?' '' sln. e iMf, Mid. of pourse, I Illtr to have both i ? liapters ol my r(orl?s. 1 keep tliem all j p-isted lo a romposllion book with 1 tie dales j under nearly all of them 1 wonder If any of the other members do? The Chadwick ? h?dren certainly do draw nicely. I ist-r. lalnly would like the Rluidy children to write more stories for our pate. They d>> wrllc stielt interesting ones Yours Italy, MARY AND EPSON' ?tLLIAM. A CIIICAP HORSB, "Wal, I declalrl Vornder Is the ,.ie cow done Bot looso ngln. Illnery, go chase that crazy brute in ih? back? yard ngln Thar she goes down the alley, Chase her back, llluety" "Ma.'' walled Henry "Thar Is glass In the alley and I will cut my Icri " "You bine go, to do |l, Illnery. Tho baby won't gll no milk to-night, cjo. em, I ray," and Mrs. ^etcher stamped her foot In ii determined way, henry fled from tho house He did not want lo go nfter the row. hut thinking of n hungrj baby at homo he went nfter her S'ooti Ibe runaway v bi safe In the yard "Illnery, go straight down \? r\yt. work' and ion n)n i,, rorfifl lo auppei BttSp by Iii?- tr?cory r>tore and kH mo Homo baron Ifrre |s ti), money Hurry lip, now holly Ann. lia\e put th<> bread In the stove?" "Yep, m.i " answered a shrill voice by the table. "Pfllly AhtW I smell someihing biirn fnc. ? said Mir reicher, sniffing, Polly Ann went over to the stove, Opi tied the ele,or and looked in. "Noihlir In here." she announced "Here It Is on top of the stove." % "Ma. ma." called William, another one of the famiiv "just look what .lint ban got '? Ma went '"il in the hackvard "Wh*t in if W'h?r'i Jim?" Ju-.t then Jim ranis around th? I lionne on n real ||vo bo se. ".Wh?r <lld you git tbi.t." f.\,f: ,le. mandril "Rotight b'ni." w.i: the reply. "James Fctche-ir, ?Ir yo? r'rnxy? How tinirti did ? ii pay foi hint?'1 "'I'lli doll i r: ,'' he ntlgw ? ri r| ABBOT RlDOtiTi Glasgow, Va, I EDITORI ALAND LITERARY DEPARTMENT AUGUST IS HERE. Last Summer Month Is at Hand?Ex? hibit Content and I?? Ptltfl Brought to Ihr Notice of Cluh Members. Dear Boys and Olrls: Do you realise thai we are about to entor upon the Instgmonth of sum? mer? It seems Just yesterday that I Juno and vacation arrived. Now this I is to be the llrst week of August, Then September and sehool da\s again. But between now and September you have August, when the promise of summer comes Into fullest fruition, when fruits and flowers nro at Utelr best and finest and the days?each ot I hem?have a special value and delight. I hope August will be a record mouth for the cluh members In every way. I hope that you may hegln tho work you ore to send ni? for the exhibit. Remember that tho best prizes for tho year are offered in the contest which thla cxhihit inaugurates, and send In your contributions accordingly. VOUR EDITOR. TUB WEEK'S PIIIKE WINNERS, filarence A. Speaeer, Mobnnc. N. <*. Ml?? Courtney Krllh Meade, Mnnnboro, Amelia county. Mian Marlnn Lee Motley. Upper '/.Ion, Caroline county, Va. THE WEEK'S CONTRIBUTORS. Allen. Edith Motley. Maude Bourne. Pauline Morris. Annie Haln. Edward Motley. M. L. Collins. Nellie Meade. C. K. Cox. Essie T. Penlck, Elisabeth Collins, lit; Phillips. Harry Dyke. Evelyn E. Ranson, Lyra v. Dunn. Mary Rldout, Abbot Davis, J. li. Res. Beatrice Davis, Grace 1 >. Spencer. C. A. OoodC, Helen Seay, Maggie Garland, Mary Smith, Virginia Ullliam, Mary A. Terry, John S. Hardwlckr, D. Walker, Louise Hattorf. Alvltt Webb. Ruth E. Ingram, T, J.. Jr. Walker. V. V. JVickson, Blnnche Warflold, Edwin Kupor, Florence Watson. Pauline .lone;;; Betlle C. Whyto. J. II. Wehsler. J H, A TRI'F. EniEND. SECOND PART "John, really I Hoii'l think I can roa elhly do without- you," William re? marked sadly as ..ohn was returning home. "Yes, Will"?sadly?"I certainly hate lo leave school, but now that my father (a dead I must return home l, mother; and, besides, I have other Im? portant mot tors to lend in for my mother, wri'ch necesi itute my return." and be turned despairingly from hin friend. The letter which had so startled John was the had news that his father had suddenly dropped elend, and de? manded his Immediate return. This shocking news, mid as the spring morning was exceedingly warm, was the cause of poor John fainting, but ho soon recovered consciousness under the ?llliaont care of ope of the professors of the school and W'lll'nm. And now they were bidding each other farewell that same spring day ? the rich hoy not with the air of su? periority, hut with a fenllng of the porting with a brother?while deep down In each hoy's heart there was a feeling of sorrow akin to pain, which generally follows tho farewell of two dearly devoted friends A feeling, a peculiar magnetic feeling, which unties lb" friendships of those two hoyt? inote closely top-other, fills both of their souls With tear;- In Ihe-lr eves the hoys parted?only lo mod again under such 'strange circumstances John look n train going to Centre? line, a small, progressive town. or. vein might say. village, In Which lie lived. The ii"\t goal lo John was oc? cupied by a stout elderly man, wear? ing large glasses very business-Ilk" in bis miinnri- Mis hair was SB while us cniintt the liiiie ho had. fm- he was alutoftl completely bald--apd bis small grav eyes I,linked merrily in the hiigln rays of this warm spring nfter liooti's ; mi This affable stranger soon commenced a itotivet-aatioti, but ab John Was In no talkative mood?tor be bad .such troubles?ho only answered the gentleman lit monosyllables, finally the sinniger asked: "Isn't your name Alston?" "YeS, Mr." John replied "Why do you ask?" "i saw the far or from your father" "Then >ou knew my father?" Iber? was a Choking BOb as b? henid hin father's name mentioned. "Yes, i was weil acquainted. ?'?ii him In old ein.;.. In fact, we played together as ho\ \\ n grew up tei- , get her. anel Iben his rich father, Inj Iiis wrath, turned htm out Into tho ! we.rid penniless." and then ih>- bid gentleman stopped abruptly, for be hae) seemingly 16M nmre than be In? tended, hut he rpllckly added, sorrow - Ingly, ' And now I (ust heard e.f h<i Midden de>?lh. and I am on my w ay 10 his homo." All this narrative the men had been telling was strange. nd apparently InipOSS ble lo John, for Ihl? was th?* tlrst lime be had over heard that til? father whs ot ri.-ii parentage; In fact, bin fa.lbev had never spoken of his parents; lie had generally n voided men conversations ir.iin was aboul in n.-k more njties Ileitis. I.ul thf-y were now nt C*en<ie vlllo. and _-.itInc. o.ii they walked t" celltei- Inwards the Alston cottage rr<> he continued.) ? '?imposed by l 11 A Mil -TON WHYTE I t W ??,.-! t-'lsy Street. City i>% neiMtl? TUB STEAMBOAT SF.N crnu. We bad :. great lime one night alionrd the steamboat Senator, going 11 om Smi Francisco to Sacramento ?? lien ?? mudti life miserable for some Herman musicians nhoord, Ed w;ih the ringleader that night. H happened that then Dutchmen had managed to get all of the cabins, and thnt meant ? hat the rent of us had to sit up on deck all night. Bo no made dp our minds that those Dutchmen In the hunks would not have any sleep that night. Kd told the Rreatesl siring of storlon 1 over listened to. and after every one wo would laugh and shout as loud as we could One ptory was like: "Why does a chicken oross the road? To get to the her side!" IIa! j ha! ha!" we nil yelled, and wo kept that up the whole night. Every few minutes the Dutchmen would peep out of the windows and *ay: "I vlsh you fcllos vould glff us a chance lo sloep!" And then we u-oiild laugh again as If It were a great Joke. It was a great night for us, but I don't believe those Dutchmen got n wink of sleep. (Original.) By GRACE DARST DAVIS 1216 West Cary Street. City. EDGAR A 1,1, AN FOE. II. Poe went to his aunt's In Baltimore, where he lived until his marriage lo Virginia Clcmtn, who war. then .tust thirteen. They went to New York, where Toe wrote with some success, and where. In l r t r.. he reached his highest point of success. Poe's young wife was taken ill with consumption and they went lo Ford ham, near New York, for fresher air. Mrs Poe did not ll"e long, dying Jan? uary 30. 1K47. at the ago of twenty five, In a state of dir* poverty. Dater Poe went lo Richmond, whfre he met a lady to whom h? had been engaged to years before. He beenme engaged to her again, and went to Baltimore I? Invite Mrs. Cloinm to the wedding. When he reached Baltimore the election was going on. A friend looking for him found him In an old house In a state of stupefaction. Ho was taken to a hospital, but never regained consciousness, lie died Oc? tober 7, 1 S4t>. For s quarter of n cen? tury no monument marked bis grave, but on November 17. i^Tc. h monument wnn erected In the presence of many admirers. Poc wrote many poems. nmong which "The Raven.'' "The Bells" ami "Annabel Lee" are well known. In "Annabel Lee," written In isia. Pne tells of his sorrow at the loss of l,i3 child wlfo: I was a child and she was a, child, In a kingdom by Ibc sea; But we loved with n love that was more than 11 love, I and my Annabel 1,0.0; With n lo>. e thnt the winged ecraphr, of heaven Coveted her and me. And Ibis was the reason that long ?gn In this kingdom by the sea. A wind blew out of a cloud, chilling My hen ut if til Annabel Dee: So that her high-horn klngsman came And bore her away from me, To shut her up In 11 sepulchre In this kingdom by the sea. "The Fall of the House of I'sher." "The Unparalleled Adventures of Itsha pfaal," "MS8. Found In a Bottle." "The tiold Bug" mid lite "Narrative of At "thur Cordon Pym" are well known stories of F.dgsr Allan Poc. The End. MARY ANDERBON GILL-AM. iftfi south Jefferson Street, Petersburg, Vs. HANVS AM) ORETBtVS BINNIES. Hans and Oretel were Utile Dutch children, who lived very, very far from us. They had live soft, white, pretty bunnies, of which they were very proud. They fed them with cahhage leaves, etc., and I'm sure the bunnies were glad to see Hans and Grete! coin? ing with the cabbage. But one nigh! Hans was awakened hy a great noise out In the rabbit yard. He woke Grefel and I hey both went out to see what whs Ibc matter What was their bor? row lo see a great black dog. who had killed two of their bunnies. Gretel cried and cried, and nans felt like It. Th?lr mother wanted lo make rabbit pie. but the children said "No." ami made 1 wo Utile graves and burled 1 hem The owner of the dog, an Eng? lishman, came over lo s*o them Ihe next day. hhd brought them Iwo pretty bunnies, even pintil'-r than the first Iwo. and he stuck up a sign, wh'ch read: Two little bunnies lie hurled her?, O! stranger stop and shed a far. And whisper low, with weeping eye. 'Oh! fIk d'd these bunnler- have to die?" BETTIE C. JONES ILERBD TENNYSON. Alfred rennysOn was born on the ?th of August, 1 son. in'a quiet, rectory, standing on the Mope of a hill In i.'n eolnrhlie. Iiis father, i'lenrce Clay? ton Tcnnvf.nn. was the rector of Snm e.rsbv H>- was >< tall. Impressive ap? pearing man. with a noble character, high temper and line Intellect The sonfi Inherited their po?t|e gift from him. Alfred uas t ? 1 r third son In 1* family of twelve children ills ? ext older brother wan bis special friend and com? panion His name was Charles, After her husband's ?le^th Mrs. Tennyson still lived at the rectory, while the children one hy one left home for PChbol < ?baric..- nntl Alfj'Cd attended the grammar school ot l.outh for ? few years, and liter passed through Trinity1 College, Cambridge, from which! their cldeal brother. Frederick, had graduated IVordSworth died on the D.ld of Au ausl. IS?.0, and In the same year Tennycon was appointed poet laureate Mil family sp*n( their Hummers at Aldwovth. on the summit of a high bin in s'iri.ey, near London The house. |fl hUlll of White stone, with broad windows and ;i long terrace, where] Ivies and roses are trained over a I para pel of stone Here, after stvcrsl years of declining iic-:.ltii. Mr Tcnny 1 son died Di?, Rid ,>f October, lSfll.l ni I he age ..f clghty*three )enr.i and two months, LOUISE WALKER. BlOpiIfq FAREWELL TO THE OLD HOME. It was the hour of nun!"1!, The eky was gnMcn roil. Trio weary Kim sank gently In Its soft and creamy bed; The tinted clouds stole softly ? To hid him n sweet good night. They Uhgored a few short moment!", Thou vitnlshcd from our sight. We were nlono In the garden, I and my Plstcr EMI?. Wo were taking one last look Of the homo we loved so well. For noon we'd have to leave It. And sail for a distant shore; We'd nee the dear old gateway And the vino-clad porch no more. The dear old trees In the orchard. Where we both had loved to play, Would shelter hp no longer Through the long, hot, summer day; In the loving arms we'd alt no more And list to the blrdHngs sing. Other feet than otll'S would trend The well-worn path to the swing. As wo sal there in the shadow And thought of the last pad years The lender memory of days gon? by Stirred our hrok?n hearts to tears; And nt last we rose and parted. Bach *o our own little room. The rooms we'd loved since childhood In the home no longer home. Compotod by COURTNEY k ME A DE, Mannboro. Amelia county, V? "MORE CAKE." A ladv sat quietly rocking her rtab>" hoy, when a Utile ?Irl of two tin. Into jihe room, calling: 'More tak". mamma; more tnk? " "Why. what am you talking about. fJIrlle?" asked her mother; "what do you moan by 'lake?' " "More take, more take." Innlf.ted the Ii11lo girl. "If you me:in cake. I haven't snv." her mother was replying, when she suddenly though) of |h? cake Phe hart made for the church sociable lo be given (hat night The Hille girl ran out, hut Imme? diately came back, saying "More take, j more l/ke. mnnnna. lake Is good" The lady laid the sleeping baby! down and went lo Investigate She felt horrified when ? ho caught sight of the cake robbed of more than half Its Icing, while the little s|rl stood by, saying; "take is good mamma: more tnke." "Girlie." said the lady, "tell mo you are sorry you ale my cake before I whip you " "I not! I not! take In snort," repented the child. Although she was whipped she would never say she was sorry, but. Insisted that the cake was good. The people at the church had to he satlstled with a baker's cake, while Glrllc and her father feasted on ''more lake" than was "good." ESSIE TAYLOR COX. -'?17 East Oracc Stree', Richmond. \ a Ml riRST TRIP T?? fit CK nil HEU II. It Wal! 111* Bfith of .tune wh?n we left Main street depot for Ruck roe Beach Thai day was very pteasahl After a while wo tame lo Newport News Then hcjtl came Buck roe B&actv After we got oft Ihe train at Ruckroe Reach we wenl to ihe pavilion and lesled Then wo weitl down to Ihe bathing house and walked up and down Hie shore picking up sh'Us. Then my two cousins and mi self went In wadlhg My nunt said we could go In bathing after dinner. So w'o went bach lo the pavilion and walked around lo see the souvenirs, and had ICO crealn. After a while It was time for dlnn"r, and after dinner we wont to the bathing house after our bat I', tug suits. My two cousins and myself wont In bathing wh'le h)y aunt watched us from Ihe bathing h?ljpe After a long While she called us, from the bathing house and said It v. us time for II? to come out. so we came out and drossed and walked back to the pavilion and ate supper. Alter we at? supper our train wnn there ready for us lo co back lo Richmond. So that ?,. . ,.|| l could see of Riirkroe Beach. RUTH ::. wEBB, THE DEATH OF SOCRATES. I ?Mppor.e everybody bar. heard some, thine about Ihe C"'oa.t philosopher, So (istr'-. btti I am going to write a lltti? about him for our page. Boi rates wtls licensed of leaching young men bjd habits, which was not pi id was carried before the imlr:e:< and tried They did pol lind anything Wrong With, but were le;id by the prejudice, or the people to sentence him to death. When l.e was nuked about the. cods, he said he did rot believe in them, but believed in ope Supreme Being. Whop he was asked hy bin friends why he did no' try lo save himself by his eloquence, he replied: "My life and teaching la mv best defense." Hn <vas sentenced io go on the ar? rival or tiic ship sent on an annual voyage to t ike offering:- to the shrine of Apollo, on the Isle ,,f Dclon Ills bands of pupils wotlld go md so., him every day, and one day ihey bribed the jailors sq as Socrates ,-ould escape, and wlnn they told hltn that ho could escape, ho replied. "That would be ugnlhsl ihe law. which T hove never dlftOheyod." Then t'rlto. one of hi* pupils hojralj to cry. and said. ''Master, w|? you' ilien remain here and die Innocent'.'" "Of ionise." be replied. "Would you rather i should dli guilty?" Then ne began a heart (o heart talk about life ,md death, and Immortality of the soul. While ho wn.t t.tlkinq the nhj|) ar lived Tlje lallet with H Clip of pOlfiOn hemlock, handed ii id Socrates lie drank it. thus ending bin life. After It was loo laic. Greece re-og nlzed lo r inn.lake and crectetl ii moun.j iitetii of Socrates, placing It in I ho niltldle Of Athens. the capital oft Greece. . j JIAMON D GARQIN, JR. I Puzzle Department What Tnree Haiden Tool?t J IT DAVIS, jn . 1218 West City Street, City. Beheading* and Curtailings. 1. Behead to strike and leave A pro? noun. 2. Behead and curtail knowing and leave to be. 3 Triply curtail strict uprightness and leave exactly. 4. Behead and curtail an ornametft and leave a preposition 6. Doubly behead covered with grease and lesvo not dllTicult. fi. Curtail part of the foot and leave a preposition. 7. Doubly curtail first and leave shape. 8. Behead and cui.ail food for hol-fes and leave an indefinite article. 9. Doubly curtail a farewell and leave not cv'l 10 Doubly behead to dwell and leave a tendency toward a custom. 11 Curtail and behead a covering and leave a prcposll'on. 12. Curtail and behead opposite of night and leave an Indefinite article. 13. Curtail to tell and leave not, good. 14. Behead not here and leave single When all the words have been be? headed and curtailed tho remaining words set down one after another will form a well known quotation. By COURTNEY K ME A DE. j Mannboro, Amelia county. Va. Hidden Hooka. 1 They wer* married beside the. bonny briar bush. ?. He went lo too hla friend, Luke Walton. 3. They lived In the old stone house. 4. The girl vlslttd her friends In old Virginia. :?. The greatest thing in the world In love 6. King Georg? V. was crowned In WoBtmlnr.tr.-r Abbey. ANNIE MORRIS. Esre.v COUnty, Va Age 10. Middle*. What country will break If j"u drop It? What country will put a spot on you? What country is g<-,o.i to eat? PAULINE WATSON. 601 Amlstend Avenue, Hampton, Va Nome* of Battle* In I- teure*. 1. 23. I', 20. 5. 18. 12, lf>. 15 t. I?, I. 18, 1. 20. 1.1. 7, 1. 3. 13, 1. I?. I, 20. S, 15. 14. 4. 17. 21. 6, 2. &. 3. .V 20. 18. 5. 14. 20. I!.. 14 it. 2. 1, 12. I, 11. 12. 1. 22. 1. I; is. 3, 5. 12. l. 8. 3. S. I. 14. 3. 6. 12. 15. IS. 15, 22. 9. 12. 12. f?. 9. 2. 12. b, 14, 8. 9. 5. 13. 10. 0. Ii. II. 20. 5. 14, 1!>. 25. It, 21. 12. 12. 15. 4. &. 11. 12. 13. 15. 19, 3. 15. 23. EDWIN WARF1ELD. Walker Ford, Va. (.Irl*' XnntCH In Figure*. 1 Ii'. I. 12. 12. ?, 5. 2. 1. 21. 7. 21. I?. 20. 9. 14, 5. it. 2. l>, le, 4, 0. 5. 4 15. 12. 7. 1. 8. 19. 11. 15. 23. C 1$. 15. 19, 6, 2. 21. 4. 7. 11. 1. H, II. P. 5. 8. 2. 5, IS. SO, 8, 1. 9 4. 15. 15. 18. 9, 19. 10. 5. 21. II. 9. 3. 5. 11. 5. 12. 19. 9. 5. 12. 13. 1. ?1. 4. HELEN OOODE. Milker's Tavern, F.i-sex county. Va. ( nnundruius. 1 When Is It easy to read In the woods? 2. Which is the largest room In the world? 3. What is the centre of gravity? I What la the difference between a duck that hft> one wing and one that has two? .. Why is a washerwoman the great? est traveler en record? LOUISE L WALKER. Barboursvllle. Orange, county, Va. filrla' \ame* lu Figures. I m. 31. 4. 19. II. 2. 12. 5. 23. 9. 19. 3. 12. 21. 18. 12. 9, 14. f.. I 12, I, 21. 18. I. 5. 2, 5, 19. 19. 9, 5 MARY GARLAND. Farmvltle, Va., Third street. Jumbled Statra. Ainlgrx '. Rainlynda. ^ Netckynk. II Igciina n On g ore Gtonhinaaw. ** ?Unsigned. Pussle AnanerB. To River Puzzle, by C. K. Wyalt: Shake River Some queer naitlea for people, by Lillian Spencer: f. Rob'-i-t y, Lee. 2. Zactiary Taylor. 3. George Washington. 4 Abraham Lincoln 6. Abraham Lincoln, fi Andrew Jackson. Hidden gills' hfilnes, bv Margaret Daniel; I Kale. '?'? Bell. 3 Daisy. 4. 5 May. i'< Berla. Girls' nanie.i In figures, by Viola Reddles; I. Esther. ? Mary. ft, Llzil*. t Frances ?'? 1 eto t. Annie. 7. Lena 8. Kale. Ait?wera. To river puzzle, by C K Wyalt: Snake River To l|iieer names, by Lillian Spencer: "lincte Robert,' -General Robert E Iis?. "Old Rough and Ready"?Znchary Taylor ?Falh'-r of lllr, Country"?George Washington. "Honest Ahe"-- Abraham Lincoln. ?The Rall-Spliuer"?Abraham Lin? coln "Hero of New Oreiana"?Andrew Ja.-kson. Girls' names In AguroS: I Ester. 2. Mary :t Llsxle, .? Frances. Ctsfo. 6 Annie ; T,?na. 8. Kale Hoys' names in ngurcs: 1 -. 2. Theodore x Curtis. 4. John. 5. Paul 8 Clyde. 7. Howard S. Clarence. Answered by LYRA W RANSO.N ?j. h. davis, ^ ,j ^^^^^^^ alv1n hattorf, EDW ARD J. DAVIS. ?J MARY IM A.V. 1 rem.If, collins. ".TJ .MART UI'XX. j edith allen. F7J harry phillips. blanche J.u lv.r-.on. _S?0-t.