Beaver County Republican. (Gray, Okla.), Vol. 12, No. 19, Ed. 1 Friday, May 25, 1917 Page: 2 of 4
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HEAVER COl'NTY REPUBLICAN. CRAY. OKLAHOMA
Philadelphia, Pa.—"Ono year ogo 1
*as very 6ick and I Buffered with pnina
nin my side and back
until 1 nearly went
crazy. I went to
di ff erent doctors and
they all said 1 had
female trouble ami
would not get any
relief until I would
be operated on. 1
I had suffered forfour
|years before thia
I time, but I kept get-
"ting worse the more
medicine I took. Every month since I
was a young girl I had suffered with
cramps in my sides at periods and was
never regular. I saw your advertise*
ment in the newspaper and the picture
of a woman who had been Raved from
an operation and this picture was im-
pressed on my mind. The doctor had
given me only two more days to make
up my mind so I sent my husband to the
drug store at once for a bottle of Lydio
E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound, and
believe me, 1 soon noticed a change and
when I had finished the third bottle I
was cured and never felt better. I grant
you the privilege to publish my letter
and am only too glad to let other women
know of my cure.Mrs.THoa.McGoN-
IGAL, :m2 llartville street, l'hila., Pa.
"How do you cook pork and henns?"
"That Isn't tlio question. IIow do
you get 'em?"
lamous Secret Service Aqenis in Civil %r ®
TOT ^ -Tr-sr * -
THE 3 D'S IN DODD'S
Mr. Robert W. Ferguson, Bingham,
Unss,. writes: I suffered from kid-
ney disorder for years. Hud Incessant
backache and trouble. Nearly died
from It nt one time
while in Vancouver,
but overcame it by
a persistent use of
Podd's Kidney Pills.
Finally I was com-
pletely cured. I oc-
casionally use the
remedy now In or-
der to keep the kid-
neys regulated. I
have the highest praise for Dodd'a. Re
■ure to get "DODD'S," the name with
the three D*s for deranged, disordered,
diseased kidneys, Jnst ns Mr. Fergu-
son did. No similar named article will
No Servant Probi 'tr. Here.
An article In the Woman's Home
Companion says that i)'J per cent of
the women In this country do all their
cwn work, and the writer ntlds that her
particular domestic problem has been !
solved by n scientifically planned and .
pretty kitchen that Krvei as a dining ;
room also. Numerous devices and In-
novations have been contrived by her j
that make this room artistic and at- |
tractive as well as useful.
"We think that for us we have elim-
inated the servant problem," she de-
clares," for to my mind. If one's life
cun be so planned that dally wants are
reduced to the minimum, and efficient
agencies by which to supply those
wants raised to the maximum the en-
tire problem has been met and solved."
An Englishman touring In the high-
lands of Scotland hail the misfortune to
lose his way. Noticing a small cottage
by the roadside.he went up. knocked at
the door and when the guid wife came
"I sm very sorry to trouble you.
mndam, but I have lost my beafin's."
"Dae ye tell me that?" was the as-
tonishing reply. "I hope their mlth-
ei*s wl' them."
tliss P&uline Cushmarr
TONE WALL JACKSON'S Valley
campaign was one of the great
deeds of history. Not since Na-
poleon's time have men been so
dazzled ns they were l .v that great
exploit of his. Vet Stonewall might
have gone down the Valley In defeat
had It not been for n little college
girl named Belle Poyd. On May '-"I,
18(>2, after Jackson hail routed
Hanks and driven hlin In confusion up the line of
the Shenandoah, he wrote this letter:
"Miss Relle Hoyil: 1 thnnk you for myself and
for the army for the Immense service that you have
rendered your country todny."
The fnlon General Shields was quartered nt
Miss Hmd's house. He held a council of war
there. Miss Boyd bored a hole In the floor of her
chamber, which was over Shield's room, nnil lay
there with her enr to It throughout the night. The
next morning Stonewall Jackson was In full pos-
slon of the plans for a great battle, and was able
to defeat the Union army.
She kept up her valiant work for the Confed-
eracy until the Fnlon ofllcers began to suspect
her. and Jackson ordered her to move from her
Shenandoah home to Winchester. She lmd b'en
arrested by the Federal# and had fllrteil her way
to liberty—for she wns a pretty girl. despite the
libelous photographs <if her. In Winchester. Jack-
son conferred upon her a commission as captain
In the Confederate army. Hy this time the whole
North bad become aware of the services she wns
rendering the Confederacy, and every officer and
private was on the nlert to get her. Yet she es-
caped until 18R4, when she was caught on a block-
ade runner. Her captor lost his heart t« her.
deserted the navy, and married li< r. and the
prince nf Wales, afterward Edward VII, attended
Relle Boyd Is the most famous of the spies, hut
there are many others who deserve at least ns
much fame as she won. One of them was Ellbii-
beth H. Van Lew, who hail the Incredible courage
to act ss a Fnlon spy in Richmond throughout
the war. There was nT>t a moment during those
four years when Lizzie Van Lew could hear a step
bchlml her on the street without expecting to have
somebody tap her on the shoulder and say, "You
are my prisoner." She did not confine her activi-
ties to spying and reporting what she had dis-
covered to the Union generals; she bid escnped
prisoners In her house, she dealt out messages to
soldiers In Libhy from their homes; her resources
were endless. One of her fnvorlte devices was
a metal platter with a double bottom. In which she
used to pretend to convey food to the prisoners.
Or.-* a Confederate soldier, whose suspicion had
been aroused. Insisted nn-exnmlnlng It: but that
day Lizzie, who had l.een expecting some move
of this kind, bad tilled the false bottom Mt with
but with scolding water, and the
How Belle Boyd won a vic-
tory for Stonewall Jackson-
Exploits of Tim IVebster
and Elizabeth Van Lezv
for Union cause-Many ^
interesting personalities of
those other war times
brought to mind by Me-
wns betrayed by one of his associates, who con-
fessed to a man be supposed to be a Catholic
priest. The man was not a priest, hut a disguised
Confederate soldier. The secrets of the confes-
sional. of course, did not apply In such n case, and
the brave spy was hanged. Hnttle Lewis, Web-
ster's sweetheart, got an audience with Mrs. Jef-
ferson Davis and begged her, with tears in her
eyes, to snve the man she loved. Instead, Hnttle
Lewis herself was convicted of being n Union spy
and served a year's Imprisonment.
latere was one girl who won the rnnk of major
In the Union army. She was Pauline Cushman, an
actress, who became one of the best and most
famous spies In the Union army. Often and often
Major Pauline acted as a sort of advance guard
to the PPderal army. Twice the Confederates
captured her, but on both occasions she escaped.
The first time she came near being released after
n first search, but n second revealed the fact
that In a hidden recess in her garters there were
orders from Thomas. She was about to be hanged
when Thomas captured Nashville and saved her.
Secretary Stanton commissioned her as major In
the I iiion nrmy, and she was the only woman who
held that rnnk except MaJ. Relle Reynolds, the
wife of a captain In the Seventieth Illinois, who
went to the war with her husband and performed
such prodigies of valor that Stanton honored her
with a commission.
Sum Davis, the boy spy of the Confederacv, left
an Imperishable record of heroism. He was only
fourteen when he Joined the Confederate service,
nt first ns a private soldier. Ills talents as n
spy were great, and throughout Hragg's long war-
fare in Tennessee he continually made use of thp
brave little fellow. Davis was finally hetraved
and captured In Nashville. He was taken before
(Sen. tirenvllle M. Dodge, whose story of the hear-
ing makes a companion piece to the last days of
Nathan Hale. Here is the story ns General Dodge
"I tcok him to my private office and told him
It was a very serious charge brought against him;
that lie was a spy, and from what I found upon
his person, lie had accurate Information in regard
to my army, and I must know where he obtained
it. I told him lie was a young man and did not
n. em i 1 • n'i::e re danger he was In. Up to that
time h- lmd said nothing, but then he replied in
n most respectfu' and dignified manner:
" 'fieri era I Dodge, 1 know the danger of my
situation, and I am willing to take the conse-
" i Know that Pll have to die, but I will not tell
where I got the Infprmatlon. . And there Is no
power on earth that enn make me tell. You are
doing your duty as a soldier, and I am doing
mine. If I have to die. I do so feeling thnt I am
doing my duty to Ood and my country.'
"I pleaded with him and urged hlin with nil the
power that I possessed to give me some ehnnce to
save his life, for I had discovered that he was a
most admirable vounfc fellow, with the highest
'haracter and strletest Integrity. He then said:
'It Is useless to talk to me. I do not Intend to do
It. Vmi enn court-martial me, but I will not betray
the trust reposed In me.' He thnnked me for the
Interest I bad taken In him, and I sent him hnck
to prison. I Immediately called a court-n nrtlal
to try him."
Even then the boy received offers of liberty If
he would betray his confederate. He would not.
flics D&//& Boyd
The only thing he wrote wns a short note to his
mothe r saying that lie hail been captured and was
to be hanged and was hot nfrald to die. As he
stood on the scaffold a messenger arrived from
General Dodge promising him Immunity If he
would revenl the identity of his confederate. The
rope was around bis neck; the boy answered:
"If I had a thousand lives I would lose them all
here before I would betrny my friends or tlie con-
fidence of my Informant."
Then he turned to the executioner and said
casunlly, "I am ready." The trap was sprung
ind one of the heroes of the Confederacy was
dead. He was then sixteen years old.
There was an underground railroad of Confed-
erate sympathizers running through Maryland and
Virginia, headed by Custls Grymes of Virginia.
He came of the family which gave a wife to
George Washington, and many of his emissaries
were high-born women. One wns a clergyman.
Rev. Dr. Stuart, an lrrepronchnble Episcopalian.
When the dashing hut hopeless raid on Vermont
by a Confederate force In Canada was ordered In
1804 Grymes sent a girl nnmed Olivia Floyd, w-ho
concealed the order In her linlr. It was the fnsh-
lon then fur women to wear a curly net over their
locks, and Ollvln hid the documents there and
made a wild ride on a bitter cold night Into the
lines, where she delivered the orders that resulted
In the attack of St. Albans.
G*>n. Jim Lane had a woman spy nnmed Ellzn*
beth W. Stiles, whose husband wns murdered b^
fore her eyes by Quantrell's guerrillas In 1S(12.
Rorder warfare wns merciless; there was some-
thing Tndlan about It. Mrs. Stiles devoted her
life to vengeance. She wns quite deliberate about
It. She went East and put her children In school,
and then came back to the West and put herself
under Lnnc's orders. She faced death ninny n
time; once she was orrnlgned before Sterilng
Price himself, but she made him believe she was a
Confederate spy. and he gave her a horse and fire-
arms and sent her on her way.
One Union spy. Mack Williams, found himself
In the Confederate line face to face with his own
brother, a Confederate soldier. "I'm a Yankee
spy." said Williams; "you're a rebel. Retrny me If
.Mm want to; It's your duty." It was n hard and
delicate question, but the ties of nature won out
(leneral Baker has recorded the fact thnt for
two years a farm near Fairfax Court House was
frequented by Union officers, none of whom had
the lenst suspicion thnt n daughter of the bouse
was a Confederate spy. She was. Rnker says, "a
young and decidedly good-looking woman, with
pleasing. Insinuating manners," She appeared to
be a violent Union sympathizer, yet at night she
used to go out and meet Colonel Moshy and ^Ive
him the Information she had gained from the
credulous Union officers. Raker finally caught her
by sending a woman spy who gained her con-
fidence.—New York Times.
Experience teaches us that the first
robin Is usually too optimistic.
soldier dropped It with a shriek.
Polish mirrors with a cloth soaked
in alcohol, followed by a soft, dry cloth.
If coffee was
"There's a Reason*
she would move a hand Idly toward this recess,
and an hour or two Inter some old negross, ap-
parently dusting the room, would slip her hand
back of the mantel and find a dispatch which
would go to Grant thnt day. It was Lizzie Van
Lew who stole the body of Col. Ulrlc Dahlgren
ami smuggled It out of Richmond, one of the most
ilnrlng exploits of the war.
Rosa P. (ireenhow was n Confederate spy In
Washington who dazzled the Union In the enrly
days of the war. It wns one of her assistants, a
Mis* Duval of Wnsblact"t|, who iirmubt Beaure-
gard the first news of Mrlfctwell'a advance and en-
abled him and Johnson to foil the Federal plans
for the cnmpnlgn of Hull nun. Mrs. (Ireenhow
sent Miss Duval to Renuregard on July 10, giv-
ing hlin the first news of the contemplated ad-
vance. and on July Id she sent him word of the
forces and the contemplated movement of the
Union nrmy. lie promptly wired the Information
to Davis, and the word wns sent to Johnson, which
resulted In his advance and the terrible downfall
of the Northern cause,
The Northern secret service was technically
under the direction of Gen. Lafayette C. linker, a
man without scruple After the war linker In-
slated on taking to himself most of tlfl credit for
what had been done Iti detective work, but ns n
matter of fact the best work done In the wnr was
done hjr volunteers, men and women, who were
witling to risk a shameful death to serve their
ay of them were private soldiers;
illsted among Allnn I'lnkerton's de-
iltcxe the most famous was Timothy
of the greatest detectives who ever
•r succeeded In getting the South to
to such i.ti extent thai he <<nme near
lie colonel <tf nil Alnhiumi regiment,
be was a member of the Knights
even became ii trusted emissary
le war department nt Richmond,
a Union mob tried to lynch him
ns n Confederate spv. Nothing wiveil him hut the
arrival of Allan llnkerton, with a drown revolver
and Webster and Plnkerton backed again-1 the
wall and I off the mob until •••■ l> arrived.
We ster was finally captured In lll< lniiotid and
ULYSSES S. GRANT MAN AND SOLDIER
and In I'nI
and nt PI
Ry n practically unanimous verdict, Ulysses S.
Grant Is named as one of the few great military
chieftains of the world. And the closest scrutiny
of his work will convince us thnt his fnuie rests
upon the most substantial ^foundation; upon suc-
cess unqalifled and unquestioned; ujion the car-
rying through to Its fulfillment of the most stu-
pendous projects. Involving such perplexing and
elusive problems ns are only to be encountered In
the nrt of war, Henry E. Wing writes In the Nov
York Christian Advocate.
And he won his success without any of the
purely persona) advantages with which, in the
popular fancy, the Ideal hero Is endowed. Grant
wns not n handsome man. I mean there was
nothing specially attractive In his bearing, lie
has the reputation of having been n wonderful
Norseman: nnd he was, of a certain sort, riding,
occasionally, the most fractions animals, and rid-
ing always like one of the furies. Rut. mounted
or afoot, lie lmd a wireless and almost ni'iuchlng
manner, and he cut a pretty poor figure hv the
side of the stately and ilLiiltled Meade and Hum-
side, or the splendid and dashing Sheridan and
Hancock. Ills habitual conduct was exceedingly
quiet and reserved, giving one the Impression of
Innate diffidence, bordering on real bnshfulness.
Ills ordinary conversation was on the most com
monpl.Mce topics, and I have no recollection of his
ever giving expression, by look or language, to the
extraordinary genius with which lie was certainly
The tmlf fur which he was best esteemed, nt
the time I kttew bltn. w as his tenacity. Rut I am
ceii in tii .i it wns not appreciated. How, while
Yinlls of the
soutetlim s most radical
General Malleoli. ir n.
to t! tit If out on tills li*i
wns Interpreted to mean thnt h>« would not alter
bis course one lota, whatever might happen. This
did hlin great Injustice, a* representing hint, lo be
sc. he s„h.
n vi«ry stubborn man; while, on the contrarv
among Grant's most valuable chorohcrlsflcs were
his open-nilndedness and bis wonderful faculty of
putting lessons once learned Into practice.
Hehlnd that Impassive face this silent mnn was
holding a substantial scheme for pui'lng down the
secession. This scheme embraced the general
in ivements of all the great armies of the United
States and Involved the Intelligent Co-nperntlon
of half a score of loyal geuernl commander*.
Grant had evidently such Implicit confidence In
this general plan that no Incident of hnttle march
or siege could disturb bis equanimity.
Only once In my presence In thnt whole cam-
paten did he betrny the slightest perturbation or
vexation. That was with his chief subordinate
on the fatal morning of the Petersburg mine ,
plosion. After the mine had I fired It was
absolutely necessary that the assault should he In-
stantly made. We waited a long time to hear the
chc, rs of the men as they would eharc ib-omrh
Ar '-Ming the stalwart com-
mnn.ler of the army. he cried: "Why ,|„„.t Z
boys t" In And on Meade to whom this n, etned
a new hie,,- staHIng to stammer s„,„*
rntit gave him one look of Intense disgust L"
wheeling his horse, rushed headlong to Z fZt |
An evMinple of this resolute faith occurred at
IrrrlM r ^ ""n''"' n''r" «■" "
terrible confusion on our left, m, ..til,.*,. rw1<, ,
Zk Z"ti;n;s",rl " V-
eoiK h,hi la n cut off and captured. (Jrant was
sitting on the ground with his hack to a troe. He
did not even get to his .fee,. ,,e quietly took I,la I
K.fumA vr,h nn(! ?ld h0 he- I
"•vi It. And he was right. It whs diiriu n i
battle that he gave tne a characteristic mesMM.
K S "■ "wimumi> In
." . ' ""«)« "f an cnga-efient
which was at feast Indecisive, ami |n wMel, n . 1
plans were bell* frustrated.
"Seed and Feed"' the Slogan of
The papers are filled with the appeal
for soldiers, sailors und farmers, and
all are timely, all are necessary. The
sajlor Is needed to mnn the ships that
protect the shores, police the sens and
clear the ocean of tormenting and
meddlesome masked buccaneers, to
give help to the allies, to make mora
efficient the present fighting units that
are keeping free the sea lanes and
ocean routes. The soldier Is. required
to keep alive and Intact the unity of
the nation and the freedom of tb'j
world, to protect the lives of its citi-
zens from incursions without and raids
within, to guard the honor and pre-
serve the dignity of the great United
States, to render not only sentimental
but practical assistance to those who
for two and a half years on the bat-
tlefields of Flanders and the steppes
of the East have been fighting for the
freedom of the world against a domi-
nant autocratic and militarist Prus-
slanlsm, which, were it to become suc-
cessful, would mean autoerotism, mil-
itarism and Prusslauism, and a "get-
off-the-sldewalklsra" over the entire
world. The nllies are proud to wel-
come these new accessions to the fight-
ing forces, which mean an earlier ter-
mination of the war and the dawn of
an era that will be historic, one
that we will all be proud that we lived
in. Throughout all Cartada, Great
Rritain, France, nnd all the allied coun-
tries, when the news was received that
the United States had entered the war,
a thrill went up and down the nation's
sides, and the pulses throbbed with a
new life, keenly appreciative of the
practical sentiment that had brought
to their sides an ally of the strength
and virility of the United States.
But the soldier nnd the sailor need
to be fed, and therefore the cry for
agricultural enlistment. The strength
of the fighting man must be main-
tained. In his absence from the field
there comes the necessity for provision
to take his place. The appeal for farm
help is well timed, opportune nnd Im-
portant. There are vacant lands a-
plenty In the United States that, given
a fair opportunity under competent ad-
visement and reasonable help, will pro-
duce abundantly. Western Canaila
also provides an excellent field for tho
prosecution of work in growing wheat
and other groins, and while it is not
the desire of the Cnnadlan Government
to draw from the resources of the
United States, believing thnt It is the
duty of every patriotic citizen to do
all he possibly can to build up the
stores of depleted foods and making
use of every energy at home, the wish
Is to lay before the public the Ycct
that Canada has millions of acres of
excellent land capable of producing
wonderful crops. If for any reason
the reader, having patriotism nnd a
love of his country In his heart, nnd a
desire to forward the cause of the al-
lies, cannot avail himself of the oppor-
tunities afforded in the United States.
\\ estern Canada will be glad to ren-
der him any assistance it can In locat-
ing him on Its vacant areas, where large
crops can be grown at minimum of
cost. Let us grow the grain, raise the
cattle, produce the food to feed our
soldiers, our sailors and provide food
for our allies, no matter whether It 1®
done to the North or to the South of
the boundary line thnt In the object In
view should not be known as a boun-
dary. Let us keep up the spirit of pa-
triotism. whether it be growing grnln
In the United States or In Canada, but
Canada, fully olive to the necessity.
Joins In the appeal of Its allies— the
United States—for more food and more
"Hut are you fair, sir?"
"Fair I I don't have to be fair. I'tn
twice your 'size.'"—Life.
HEAL BABY RASHES
That Itch, Burn and Torture With Cgtk
A hot Cutlcurn Soap bath Is soothing
to Irritated skins whin followed by
a gentle application of Cutlcurn Oint-
ment. Use Cutlcurn for every-day toi-
let preparations to prevent such trou-
bles. After this treatment baby sleeps
mother rests and healment follows.
Free sample each by mall with Book.
Address postenrd. Cutlcura, Dept. L.
Boston. Sold everywhere.—Adv.
The Chicken Only.
Floniel.v Aunt—I>o you suppose those
young men are following us?
Pretty Niece—One of us, nuntle.
COVETED BY ALL
hut possessed by few—a beautiful
head of hair. If yours Is streaked with
gray, or Is harsh «uu| stiff, you can re-
store It to its former beauty nnd lus-
ter by using "Lo Creole" linlr L rese
Ing. Price fl.DO.—Adv.
"Do you huvo running water lo
your new homes?"
"Well, we do whenever It rains,"
In Rnllan canneries tomnto seed#
are pressed Into cukes for feedln|
When Your Eyes Need Care
Try Murine Eye Remedy
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