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Ironwood News Record (Newspaper) - July 1, 1911, Ironwood, Michigan The woman Corner if we could look Back to the 4th o july 1776 sweeping aside the year that lie and see in the sultry streets of Philadelphia the procession of patriots who founded our Republic moving thoughtfully toward the 61 state House we would see a band o men the equal in intellect and appearance of any in the worlds his tory they were Franklin Jefferson Richard Henry Lee John Adams James Otis Samuel Adams John Hancock and Many others of whom be have a right to be proud r How often had the people of Amer Ica previous to this Day sighed for a land in which honest Industry might be rewarded at the beginning of the War the colonists had not expected to be entirely free from Bri Tish Rule in fact they did not wish All they asked was to be treated fairly As the War progressed the people Gre More convinced that nothing Short of Independence would satisfy them it was a great Day when the old Bellman sat in the Tower and rang out the news was quickly carried to every and City fires were lighted Bells rung cannons fired people shouted them selves Way they tried to show their Joy John Adams wrote to his wife ought to be celebrated with pomp games sports guis Bells illuminations from one end of the continent to the other from this time Forward since that Day to the present each returning fourth of july has been celebrated much in the Sarae Way which John Adams directed and the farther away american people get from the birth of the nation the More zealous they Are to show their Patri Otic spirit and Devotion tightened into a Emily r Soure inside the British lines you Pust give the countersign before Emily Mouth straight come come girl How did you get past the do Yogi Imerti Bob Williamson Back there int Worth the British Sentinel burst ii it a loud laugh you must try that on the Kings Coine whats your business for a smiled sarcastically to Flat was a Bright idea you look maybe it the falling sickness Shakespeare tells laughed tie a heroine of 76 during the american revolution Many acts of bravery and patriotism Are recorded of women the history of adventures and daring exploits of the women is perhaps the most romantic that the revolutionary War furnishes they showed great skill and courage and equal bravery with men and willingly underwent Many privations and risks of life for the cause of Liberty Emily Geiger childhood was spent during a period of excitement in the colonies she had attended the town meetings where the oppressions of the colonists were argued she had heard the famous speech of Patrick Henry she had listened to the Parson discuss the philosophy of Benjamin Franklin she was Early imbued with the desire to help resist the unjust Laws of George Iii i Wisla 1 were a Man so t could go with Emily often said to her Mother girls Are so it is easy to dream of great deeds but Little deeds Well done help More in the hour of need than is usually awarded her Mother would answer but Mamma a girl cant do things that men can if i could Only go with sighed youll have Many chances to test your Mettle Emily if you Are ready when the Opportunity a few Days after a minute Man Rode into Geiger Yard Emily and her Mother hastened out to hear the news of the Battle of we must get this horse to Marion today his horse is the Man spoke Short and Quick Rawdon is close at hand id go but Sumter wants me Back by father is with Marion now ill ride to him Mother let me go in not afraid 1 can go by mrs motts and Down the Palmetto hush hush child you never know who May be mrs Geiger knew the country around was filled with tories who kept the British in formed on what the whigs were do ing she spoke More loudly ride Over to mrs motts for some rheumatism Emily was already mounted she understood the meaning her mothers words might go for Medicine unmolested she Rode fast through the Pine Trees but slacked up As the Valley grew wider and the mag Nolia Trees began to take the place of the Pine a Little Way ahead of her she noticed a Man carrying a hint lock coming Down the slope towards her she knew him to be a tory and recognized him As Lazy Bob William son from farther up Yadkin who had enlisted in the British army he ordered Emily Only urged the horse on you resist the Kings order dont you see who i am i might shoot in not afraid of being shot so Long As you aim at me Bob William was Emily rejoinder she had outdistanced him and was Riding hard when a mounted Soldier Rode in front of her and caught hold of the bridle rein what do you mean sir demanded does it leave Little holes All Over the skin asked Emily in an innocent manner the Sentinel let go of the bridle and motioned for her to go on Small pox Jie said to himself and e started towards Charleston a group of soldiers were at the guardhouse As Emily Rode up she Assed them unmolested but the officer called out where Are you going Emily was afraid to try the sick Lan for fear she would be turned Back so she said to mrs motts Louse Over very Well Tell mrs Motta British colonel dines with her said he officer yes sir i will mrs Mott was at the Gate talking Vith Parson Everwine when Emily ode the British Olicer Back there ends word he dines with you to As she dismounted to rest her horse its manners to wait until Hes asked however ill give him a warm Hows that Are women turning traitors then our cause is the Parson struck the ground with his Cane As he spoke ill give him a warm reception mrs Mott spoke decidedly you stay and Dine she had begun to pick up dry stick and was dabbing the ends into the pitch that was oozing from the pin Trees Emily with a woman intuition was eagerly helping climb up Emily and help the Sun curl the shingles on the North Side o the no sooner had mrs Mott spoken Emily was scrambling Over the Slop ing roof with a broken bit of an old saw she was soon fast hacking the edges of the shingles and dabbing pitch and dry leaves Over them the Parson on in amazement woman do you mean it Parson Everwine its a Wise mar that can read a woman thoughts from her actions stay and Dine will then calling to a servant she said Dianna get out the Best Linen nothing but the Best will do for unexpected goodbye mrs said Emilj As she mounted her horse Arent you going to stay i need some one to help me entertain this id like awfully Well to but i must get this horse to Marion be sure to invite Marion and his men to Call Here tonight dont for and mrs Mott began to Daub the ends of More Sticks into the pitch the Trail leading to the Palmetto swamp was quiet save for a Squirrel now and then whisking across the path Emily thought she must be on the wrong track she was about to turn Back when through an opening she saw several men passing to and fro on some fallen Trees Marion and his men were sitting while she was talking to them a Young British Allicer sent to negotiate an Exchange of prisoners was brought blindfolded and carrying a lag of truce before Marion when the Bandage was re moved from his eyes he expressed his Surprise at the eagerness of the american Camp he presented a let Ter to Marion who read it and made the Exchange of prisoners desired the Allicer was about to when Marion said it is now about time for dinner i Hope sir you will give us the pleasure of your the Allicer had hot seen any motion t Jward preparing the repast except a Young girl gathering Raspberry leaves and boiling them in an old Kettle but he was charmed with the simple Man ners and geniality of those around him and accepted the invitation the dinner was served on a Pine log and consisted of roasted Sweet Pota toes and Raspberry Leaf Tea i fear said Marion that our dinner will not prove As palatable to you As i would wish but it is the Best we the officer took one of the potatoes Emily offered him and could not eat it turning to Marion he by general this cannot be your Ordi nary fare it is indeed but on this occasion we fare better than you must get Good pay to make up for such living v not a cent neither myself nor any Njmen have Ever received any pay what Are you fighting for then inquired the officer eagerly i am in love with the cause of lib erty and i had rather fight for such a cause and for my country and eat roots and leaves than to stand idly by and not resist the oppressor of my native land this is the soil that gave me birth and i live with the Hope that i will not Dishonour turning to the men the officer said i am amazed at such Devotion to lib erty men fighting without pay and Young girls helping in Camp i shall never fight against you any More turning to Emily he said what can for you Little girl keep your answered Market letter it was late when Emily accompanied by Marion and his men ascended the slope to mrs motts flashes of fire were leaping Over the roof of the mansion a Little farther on mrs Mott stood watching general Lee shoot the lire brands she and Emily had made in the morning into the pitch and dry leaves on the roof soon the mansion was in full Blaze and the British to save themselves surrendered to Lee while Marion went on to the Ford and captured detachment of British soldiers Star boned there to guard the pass among them was Bob Williamson said Emily As she related her adventures the next morning the Best of All is the British officer who int going to fight us any More and is going to get George Iii not to Send any More men that shows his goo sense Mel Lay but theres an englishman name in the Cabin very sick of a fever and you must help me cafe for Why should we take care of him when he Only wants to get Well to help the my dear when he gets Well hell be glad enough to go Home beside the Bible says be not afraid to enter Tain strangers and if thine enemy hunger feed he thirst give him you sit under the Trees by the Cabin door and read those Chap ters and when or Armit wakes Call Emily was faithful to her new duty Day by Day As the stranger grew stronger he would Tell her of the Beautiful country beyond the sea and of his people at Home will we Ever have such a country Mother asked Emily we have it now child much of his talk is but the fancy of a weak homesick but surely it int rough like this is All things Are possible in a great new country where the men Are Brave and the women True and the Labouring class has work to do when this War is Over Well begin to fix that evening Emily went to the americans guardhouse to see her father was on duty several men from general greens army came in Wholl Volunteer to carry a Mes Sage to Sumter the Man who spoke gazed into the faces of those about him but no Man answered they knew too Well the perils that beset the surrounding country for South Carolina was Over run by tories and British give me the message i know the trails of these parts and id love to do something for the Emily poke like a True Soldier she received the letter from Green and a verbal message which he wished conveyed mounting a Swift horse she Rod away amid the cheers of the men she had galloped through the lonely Forest and was entering a More open space when a Rifle clicked close beside her halt who goes there let me demanded Emily not till i know who you Shes a whig i know from her said the officer take her to the guardhouse and left alone for a few minutes while waiting for a woman to search her Emily quickly Drew the note from her pocket and read it through then she begin to Chew it while the women were searching Ler she Camly chewed away find no nothing they brought her out and apologized for their rude act but ill bet Shes Wiser than you said one did you look at her Tongue a woman Tongue is Apt to bring Trou remarked another Emily bit hard but looked at them Vith fearless eyes Shes no calf if she is chewing her if theres any Good in her errand woman is at the head of an if theres any bad a woman at the foot of i say its the women that keeping this War going wed better keep her Are a Ort of necessary nuisance around improvement in business has been noted the past week and sentiment generally has been decidedly More optimistic on account of the decision in favor of the Union Pacific and Southern Pacific in the suit which has been under Way for some time in which the government was seeking to dissolve the consolidation of these two roads the Contention be ing that they were competing lines the winning of this suit by the rail Road is another Bull Factor of great import and it will serve to open the Way for Large orders for material of All kinds by the railroads As they Are now assured of just treatment Copper Metal has been much firmer the past week and Large sales Are being made daily this has been reflected in the Copper stocks by a firm tone and All of them have held practically All the Advance they made in the last month Duluth stocks have also been firm and investment buying from different sources has paved the Way for some Good advances which Are sure to come and some of which have already occurred Keating red Warrior and Calumet Montana have been most Active Keating is Tak ing care of All the profit taking which has been coming into the Market and is about ready for another Good Advance Kiiji Piad list week to directed attention to the Iff full Allulli Verv Good position which this Stock was in from a Market standpoint and to the and Vance which it is entitled to trading the past week has ranged from to and the Market has every indication of starting the preliminary Advance which will carry it to at least per share and in the next three months we look to see it Selling at per share the pikes who for an eighth profit Are now out and those who have the Stock Are holding for much higher prices on the Advance which Keating has from 75 cents to the bikers practically All sold before the stocks passed above Mark and then the Market simply walked Alo Ugto we look for this same thing to happen in tied Warrior and the news which is coming in from tic mine will cause the Stock to Advance steadily this is a Bull Market and it will broaden to a great big Market in which everybody will be buying stocks Little reactions will of course appear from time to time but the trend is decidedly upward and stocks Pur chased and Laid away will show some handsome profits Lewis co 104 Providence building members Duluth Stock Exchange Duluth Minnesota till the sentry comes there told her she had reached Summers lines she delivered her message quickly Saddle and Saddle and passed Down the lines Forward the bugles blew shrilly and before an hour had passed Sumter was Well on his Way to meet Green whose army was then Strong enough to defeat general Rawdon after the War was Over Emily was not contented she continually longed for something to do besides House work one evening a coloured messenger brought her Mother a letter said her Mother after she had read and reread the letter mrs Armit wishes you to come to England and visit them they will pay All Emily neither answered nor looked up what dont you want to go no no Mother Home is Punj Stiv Myers says to dont worry about your friends being entertained when you Are out let your card receiver let her ride on Shes just a amid these sallies Emily Rod away n and on through the gloomy Woods Shorter Day session to take advantage of the Cool part of the Day during the summer term which begins july 3rd at the Ironwood business colleges the Day session will open at a m and close at p m tuition will also be reduced accordingly special classes will be organized in Graham and pit manic shorthand a special six weeks course in pen Manship will be Given the regular work in All commercial branches will be continued night school As usual monday wednesday and Friday nights from seven to nine lots for Sale 11 lots on Street North Side at reasonable terms these lots Are sox 250 and up Small payment Down balance on easy terms for further particulars apply to Geo Young 225 West Norrie Street Pierce theatre 1 i w l Pierce wigs i i Emma Abbott acers dramatic to and musical and world famous cast i Era diabolo i with Emma Abbott Soprano and an All Star cast Emma Abbott the Niece thursday july 6th All reserved seats seats on Sale at Mccabe monday july 3rd

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