The Yamhill County reporter. (McMinnville, Or.) 1886-1904, July 20, 1900, Image 7

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    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
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.”
Belle Boyd was born in Martinsburg,
W. Va.. in 1843. Not quite 18 years The Ax with Which Charles I. Wa,
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
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
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. The captain of the blockade
runner, whom she called In her book leaf become« silk, which in turn bo
Capt Henry, and another man were of •>>ise» a woman.
Two of Them Helped by Mr*. Flnkhoia
—Bead Uwir Letters.
“D ear M rs . P inkham :—I am sixteen
years old and am troubled with my
monthly sickness. It is very irregular,
occurring only once in two or three
months, and also very painful. I also
suffer with cramps and once in awhile
pain strikes me in the heart and I have
drowsy headaches. If there is anything
you can do for me, I will gladly follow
your advice."
— Miss M art
G omes , Aptoe,
Cal., July 31,
“ D ear M rs .
P inkham :—
After receiv­
ing your letter
I begau the .
use of your reme­
dies, taking both /,’
Lydia E. Pink- ''
ham's Vegetable Com­
pound and Blood Purifier. I am now
regular every month and suffer no pain.
Your medicine is the best that any suf­
fering girl can take.”—Miss M ary
G omes , Aptos, Cal., July 6, 1890.
Nervous and Dizzy
“ D ear M rs . P inkham
I wish to
express my thanks to you for the great
benefit I have received from the use of
Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Com­
pound. I suffered constantly from ter­
rible sideache, had chills, was nervous
and dizzy. I had tried different kinds
of medicine but they all failed entirely.
After taking three bottlesof Vegetable
Compound and three of Blood Purifier I
am all right. I cannot thank you enough
for what your remedies have done for
me.”—Miss M atii . da J ensen , Box 18,
Ogdensburg, Wis., June 10, 1899.
Elevatimi Itenirable.
Lady (with high hat)—I beg yonr
pardon, but I foigot * my opera glass.
Would you kindly lend me yours just a
Tyrant Man (in the seat behind)—
Very sorry, madam, but I need it to sit
on.—N. Y. Weekly.
Try Allen'«« Foot K»«e,
A powder to be shaken into the shoes. At
this season yonr feet feel swollen, nervous
and hot, and get tired easily. If you have
smarting feet or tight shoes, try Allen’s
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Tlie Occasion.
“Oh, yes; Prof. Groskopf is quite
phlegmatic. In fact, I never knew
him to be excited, except once.”
‘•What was the trouble then?”
‘He couldij’t find his pipe.”—Puck.
For Infants and Children.
The Kind You Have Always Bought
Bears the
Signature of LAizX// f-C&CcJuAt
Fire Escape.
*‘My mother found my little brothel
putting his stockings on wrong side
out this morning.” “Y’es? What did
she do?” ‘‘Turned the hose on him.”
— Harvard Lampoon.
Fancy gojds, after Christmas, have
a boi t as inviting a look as cold gravy.
Beware of Ointments for Catarrh That
Contain Mercury,
As mercury will surely destroy tèe «enee of
smell and completely derange the whole sys­
tem wuen entering it through the mucous sur­
faces. touch articles should never be used ex­
cept or prescriptions from reputable physi­
cian«, as the damage thev will do is ten fold to
ihe good you can possibly derive from them.
Hall’s Catarrh Cure, manufactured by F. J.
Cheney A Co., Toledo, O., contains no mercury,
and is "taken internally, acting directly upon
the blood and mucous surfaces of the system.
In buying Hall’s C atarrh Cure be sure you get
the genuine. It is taken internally, and made
in Toledo, Ohio, by F. J. Cheney A Co. Testi­
monials free.
bold by Druggists, price 75c. per bottle.
Hall's Family Pills are the best.
No >>oy thinks he has had enough
eaudy until he has started a tooth to
Couple that Never Spoke loitil They
Stood Before the Altar.
A marriage took place in Boston the
other evening, the parties to which had
never spoken until a few minutes be­
fore they stood before the clergyman
who prououuced them man and wife.
They had' beeu courting for nearly
three months at that, and they were
both In full possession of tlie faculty
of speech.
Oue day a young woman employed in
one of the department stores and a
young man holding a clerkship in a
music store engaged rooms on Shaw­
A Waw Romantic Novelist.
The Century Company announces the
¿Mcovery of a new romantic novelist
hi a young New Yorker, Miss Bertha
Runkle, whose maiden effort is to be
The Century’s leading piece of fiction
for the next eight months, beginning
in the August number. It isdescrilied
as a dramatic romance of love and ad- '
venture, and is entitled “The Helmet
of Navarre.” The scene is Paris dur­
ing the siege by Henry of Navarre, and
the action occupies but four days oi
the week preceding the Sunday when 1
Henry entered the city. The story is
full of vigorous action, and the plot is
said to be oue of fascinating interest.
Warm Weather
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The cooling, toning, and blood enriching
qualities of Hood's Sarsaparilla are won­
tierful. It strengthens the stomach and
digestive organs and creates an appetite.
It has an unequal record of cures of scrof­
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diseases caused by impure blood.
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The Trust Problem
By * 'appearing at perfect ease in so­
To a thoughtful mind is one of serious im­ ciety,” is meant that one laughs and
port, for it creeps upon society before you talk» as loud aa if on the back porch at
are aware of its existence, in this resect1 home.
much resembling the various disorders
which attack the stomach, such as consti­
Mothers will find Mrs. Winslow's .Sooth­
pation, indigestion and dyspepsia. Hos­ ing Syrup the bent remedy to use for the'«
tetter's Stomach Bitters is the one reliable children during the teething period.
remedy for ail >u< h ailments.
The gossips in Bible days must have
I could get along with a confession
of faith containing but the little that had a good time, if they knew of th»
Jew is said wheu He was trying to things going on that the Bible tell»
make a Christian of Nicodemus: “God ' about.
to loved the world that He gave His
Piso's Cure cannot be i«>o highly spoken
inly begotten Son, that whosoever be- I of a* a cough cure.—J. W. O'BktKN, 321
Ave., N., Minneapolis, Minn., Jun.
lieveth in Hint should not perish, but
have eternal life.” That gives to us «, 1900.
the doctrine of God’s unlimited love,
It is better to lie defeated in a good
human guilt, the divnity of Christ, sal- I cause than to be victorious in an un­
vatou through Christ, faith in Christ, righteous one.—United Presbyterian.
immortality; every word Saxon, three-
< quarters of the words monosyllables,
Down in the Dumps.
profound enough for any eider, simple
Sail, with a heavy, anxious feeling—th«
mut avenue and Union Park street re­ enough for any four-vear old.—Dr. C. blues! Tlie liver needs quick attention.
Take ("ascarets Canity Cathartic at oileel
spectively. and that night, sitting at the | ' H. Parkhurst.
II - !. ■! .1 ■
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All druggists, 10c, 25c, 50c.
windows of their lodgings, saw each
The problem of Indian education
other across tlie expansive courtyard
seems to he solved by the Indians them­
for the first time. For several uighte
selves. In the territory the Chicka­
they enjoyed each other’s presence in
a silent manner. Later on the young ' “Both my wife and myself have been saw» have five college« and the Creek»
CASCA RETS and they are the best have 10. The Choctaws have no col-
man acknowledged the lady’s presence • using
medicine we have ever had in the house. Last
with a bow, which was returned with a week my wife was frantic with headache for lges, but have 160 common school» in
two days, she tried some of your CASCARETS. which the higher branches are taught.
smile. Then began the odd and unique and
they relieved the pain in her head almost
The expenses of educating the Indiana
courtship. Tlie young man, in order to immediately. We both recommend Cascarete
C has . S tsiuford ,
get a better look at his iuamoraia. Pi Ila bury Safe A Depot it Co , Pitleburg, Pe are borne liy the federal government.
bought a pair of opera glasses, and, to
HOITT'H school .
his delight, the lady did tlie same. Then
the young man cut out some letter from
Menlo Park, San Mateo County, Cal..
with it* new buildings, newly furnished
white paper and pinned them on a
and complete laboratories, beautiful sur­
piece of board that lie had covered with I
roundings and home influences, is one oi
black muslin, to spell out “Tell me your
the beBt equipped schools lor the training
of boys and young men on the coast, it
< is in charge of Dr. IraG. lloitt and is ac­
The young lady answered tlie next
credited at the universities. Send for cat­
night In the same way. Through this
alog, Tenth year In-gins August 6, 1900
medium, slow and unsatisfactory as it Pleasant. Palatable. Potent. Taste Good Ik)
Good, Never «Sicken. Weaken, or Gripe. 10c. 2oc. 50c
If you want t.i make trouble for an
was, the courtship went ou. the young
lady, however, being deaf to all bis en­ Iterilag R«««<ly Cnapaay. Cltlosgo, Meatrnat. Naw York. 317 enemy, tell his wift that a daughter in
the family has musical talents which
treaties for a meeting. They soon gave
must not be buried.
up their original mode of correspond­
ence, however, and began to pay trib­
ute to tlie postal service. An engage­
ment followed in due course of time
and last week there was a wedding
distinguished by “no cards, no recep­
tion. no bridal tour."
He 11-Education.
Sir Walter Scott, whose authority 1’.
Indisputable, once - remarked that the
best part of a mail's education is that
which lie gives himself, ajid the biog­
raphies of many of our greatest genius­
es afford ample proof of tlie truth of the
statement. Bacon declared that "stud­
ies teach not their own use, lint tlint is
a wisdom without them, and above
them, won by observation,” and again
and again in tiie long roll of fame, of
which as a nation we are Justly proud,
appear the names of those who. Inde­
pendent of tutors, universities and col­
leges, have given themselves the tiuest
education, developed Intellectual pow­
ers In the face of insuperable difficul­
ties and attained positions of tlie high­
est eminence.
God lias dowered rich and poor alike
with gifts of mind and lieart, so that
distinction and culture, genius and tal­
ent, are not the prerogative of one class
alone. The men who have achieved
the greatest triumphs in science, art or
literature have frequently been severe­
ly handicapped at the outset of their
careers by poverty and uncongenial en­
vironment; but these hindrances, In­
stead of deterring them or diminishing
their enthusiasm, have served as wings
on which they rose to higher attain­
ments.—Newcastle (Eng.) Chronicle.
Their < oniproriiiae.
“I stopped over in Nevada on my way
East,” said William Percival, of San
Francisco, at the Hoffman House yes­
terday, "to look after some milling In­
terests I have there, ami at Carson City
a man told me a capital story. A min­
ing strike had I xm - ii made in u neur liv
portion of tlie State which turned out to
be of such promise that a respectable-
camp soon sprung up around It. Tlie
two principal mine owners were re­
spectively an Irishman and a Jew. and
as a delicate compliment to these lead­
ing citizens the rest of the miners left it
to them to bestow a name upon the
new camp. The two had many con­
ferences. but could not reach an agree
ment, for the Irishman stood out for a
name taken from the Emerald Isle,
while the Jew wa* for one that wonld
be suggestive of the chosen people. Tlie
rest of the miners finally Itecame rest­
less and threatened to name tlie camp
themselves if an end whs not put to
the delay, and this led tiie pair to com­
promise and name tin- new camp Tip-
perusaleiri Rather a neat and suggest­
ive name, don’t you think?” New York
The Hhrewil Enumerator.
"Well, madam, If you |H*sltively re­
fuse to tell me your age. I suppose 1
can inquire of the lady next door and
let her guess at It.”
"Young matt, you stand right «till
there where you are. I’ll tie back in a
moment with the family Bible.”—
Cleveland Plain Dealer.
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