the party. Harding had called a small boat alongside preparatory to going ashore and this boat had dropped un der the quarter. At u moment she BEULE BOYD, A NOTED CIVIL thought suitable the girl nodded to WAR CHARACTER. Capt. Henry, whom she had planned to have escaped. He left the wiue party and stepping into the shore Imat which She Was Once Exiled by President was soon handy he was sotai on hi» Lincoln and Twice Sentence I to Be way to Boston. Wheu later Harding Shot—She Also Made One Man a came aft he asked Belle where his pa Traitor to Hia Country. lters were and she told him that prob ably they were in the lower cabin, The career of Belle Boyd, known as where he had been dressing, and he the “rebel spy” and who died In Wis weut after them, while the small boat consin not long ago, w as a thrilllug oue. got farther away. She bad Just left Her After Career. school when the For allowing the escape of his pris civil war begau. oner Harding was arrested and tried, She had a lover In but he was not convicted. Belle Boyd theCoufedernte ser was banished by Lincoln and went to vice without whom England. Harding deserted shortly she thought she afterward and went to England, where could not live, but he and the spy were married on Aug. she married an 25, 1864. Harding returned to this other before the country and became a Confederate spy. war was over and His wife became an actress in England made him a trai and returned to America after the proc tor, was divorced lamation of general amnesty. She from a second husband twenty years played tinder the name of Nina Ben after her first marriage, and within a jamin in different cities, and at one year after that married a third. She time lobbied successfully to put a bill saw life in camps and military prisons, through tlie “black and tan” Legisla was a prisoner on shipboard, was ban ture of Texas. ished from the country, and after re In 186S> she married Col. John Swains- turning to it lived in various States In ton Hammond, quit the stage, went, in tlie East, West and South; was in an ill health, with her husband to Cali insane asylum for a time, and after fornia and was obliged to enter an In wards lectured throughout the country, sane asylum. lu 1884 »lie obtained a often under the auspices of Grand divorce from Hammond and soon after Army posts. She was about five feet ward married Nat 11. High, an actor, five inches tall, with bright eyes and with whom she went on the road giv aquiline nose, and when »he was young ing dramatic recitations In costume. her hair was described as of "a reddish golden hue.” FOUND AT LAST. Belle Boyd was born in Martinsburg, W. Va.. in 1843. Not quite 18 years The Ax with Which Charles I. Wa, Beheaded. old at the opening of the war. she en tered with all her heart and spirit into The vexed question, so much in evi the service of the Confederate cause. dence in the papers recently, “Where 19 She was a resident within the Federal the present location of the ax with lines and knew many of the officers, which King Charles 1. was beheaded?” and she used her acquaintance and her has finally been answered. Tlie famous blandishments to gain from them in relle now reposes in tlie Museo Bor- formation which would be of service bonlcc, at Naples, Italy. One who has to her friends In the Southern armies, rummaged much among tlie archives to whom she conveyed it at every op of tlie Britisli Museum furnishes these portunity. Many of her messages site particulars regarding It: Tlie execu sent to Gen. J. E. B. Stuart. At favor tioner of Charles (Giles Dekker) sur able opportunities she abstracted tiie vived the monarch 36 years, dying in side arms of her Federal acquaintances 1685. His claim to tlie ax, which he appears to have regarded as ids per quisite, was, after considerable discus sion. granted by Parliament, and It re mained ids until ids death, lie always refused to make nil exhibition of tiie instrument, but his son, however, de void of such scruples, placed it oil show at the tavern in Lambeth, and this coming to tlie new King's ears, a raid was made, tiie ax was confiscated and James II. became its custodian. When compelled to fiy from tin* kingdom in 1688 he took it with him to France, and at St. Germain it remained until bis death, in 1701, Louis XIV. became its next possessor, and later on tie IU-gent Duke of Orleans, who parted witli it for a “consideration" to Ferdinand, King of Naples. Treasured by that WASHES THROUGH THE FIRING LINK. family for upward of 60 years, it was finally deposited in the Naples Mu when they left them carelessly about, seum. anil these she forwarded to the enemy. She was suspected after a time, and The Other Was Handsomer. then one of her notes fell into the Fed it was in an art store in Fifth avenue, eral hands and she was arrested, repri says a New York paper, and tlie dealer manded and threatened, but Gen. was showing gilded clocks and cande Shields set her at liberty. Gen. Shields, labra to a customer. Pointing to oue she said afterward, was completely off particularly handsome set, lie said: his guard and introduced her to officers "That is worth $350.” Pointing to au- of his staff. Other of similar pattern, but not so Sentenced to Be Shot. handsome, lie said, “That is worth The night before Shields set out after $600." Stonewall Jackson lie announced that “But tlie other one is better,” said he was going to whip Jackson and a tlie customer. council of war was held ill what had “Well,” said tlie dealer, “tlie chief been tlie drawing-room of Belle's aunt's value of tlds one (pointing to tlie six house. Through tlie floor of a closet hundred dollar affair) is tlie gilding. It off a bedroom above the drawing-room was gilded by tlie mercury process, a hoi3 had been bored. Belle crept up which is now forbidden by law almost to tlie closet and applied tier ear to it everywhere. The other act was treated when the council assembled. She was with tlie electro plating process.” able to be of such service to Jackson “Well, it's tin- handsomer," said the that he sent her a letter after his de customer, is it as durable? if it is, feat of Gen. Banks, dated May 23. why should I pay $250 more?” 1862, thanking her for her "liumeuse “It is practically as durable and It Is ser rices.” On Jackson's advice she re handsomer,” said the dealer. "But you moved to Winchester, and Jackson can duplicate it. and you can't dupli made her an aide on his staff with the cate tlie other. The mercury process of rank of captain. While at Winchester gilding was death to the workmen en she was made aware of several very gaged in it. They inhaled tlie fumes of suspicious Northern plans which would the mercury, and in the end it killed destroy the cotinter-niovenients of the them, and it wasn’t long in doing it, armies of her beloved Confederacy. either.” Without a thought of tlie danger to “I’ll take the mercury one," said the herself she instantly started from the customer, “but the other is hand town to the point of land occupied by somer.” General Jackson and the Southern troopers, a isiint she gained after a Pte. most perilous and harrowing run The prejudice against pies, more im through tlie Bros of both armies. Dur aginative than real, is dying out. ing tier career as a spy she was twice Many persons now eat pie for break sentenced to be shot, and was for 11 fast. Combined with coffee or milk months a prisoner in the Carroll and it furnishes a fine repast, and athletes. Capitol prisons at Washington. I after a sumptuous meal of tills charac Belle Boyd's career in the military ter, easily digest it in ten minutes* ac service ended in 1864. when she was tive exercise so some fieople say; captured willi dispatches on a block others do not indorse the assertion.— ade runner. Lieut. Sam Wylde Hard Pittsburg Dispatch. ing. of the navy, was put in charge of the blockade n.nner. which was or Irish Mos«. dered to Boston. The lieutenant and One of tlie many useful tilings which Belle Boyd were thrown together a absolute privation lias been tlie means good deal and left largely to them- of making known to the world is Irish selves. lie quoted from Sliakrpeare < tnoss. Tin1 poorest of the inhabitants and Byron to her. she tells In her au of the Irish «-oast were driven to its use tobiography. When he l*.*gan to talk I by the pangs of hunger. When boiled of tender subject» she thought he I it produced a thick, nourishing and not might become useful to her cause, so 1 unpalatable jelly. It is most bene- when be askeil her to Iteróme his wife | fleial for diseases of the throat and she told him that It might Involve seri I lungs. ous consequences. He was ready to face them, apparently, and renewed his f'tiyslcisn« la Germany. proposal while the ship was In Ixing In the last eleven jearij the nuintier Island sound on the way to Boston. of physicians In Germany Increased 56 So <he told him she wonld be his wife. j per cent., while the population in- When they were coming to anchor I creased only 14 per cent. off the Boston navy yard Lieut. Hard ing went forward to give some orders Some tnr?t « »n't find word» for their and his fiancee Invited the two Yankee thoughts snd «ome women can’t find pilots who were aboard to come down thoughts for their words. to the cabin and have some wine, which With time and patience the mulberry they did. 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