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NEWS AND CITIZEN, WEDNESDAY, MARCH i, 1899.
3 ON DUTY UNDER FIRE GALLANT AIDS WHO FACED THE MAU SERS AT SAN JUAN. Lieutenant Cinrmrhe Oril, Yletlm of Spnnlxli Fenr lt,le, llern of Ilnt tleflelil nnd i'nnnrll The l'ew Who 11 oil c 1 1 San Juan Hill. Copyright, lSi'9. liy the Author. LORY awaits the dashing aid-de-cainp w h o M performs a signal a great battle field, bnt in the course of a long war thousands of gallant young fellows ride through fire and Mood with no re ward but hard ship and danger, brief mention in the reports and possibly a brevet. In battle the aid carries orders under fire and often guides or leads the col umn on a charge. Washington was an aid when he saved Bradduck'a army from destruction at Monongahela. Nel son A. Miles won his first promotion as an aid to General Howard, and Custer first gained distinction on the staff of McC'lellan. A Spanish revolver in the hands of a wounded don, who lay welt ering in his blood near San Juan block house, made a staff hero out of Lien tenant Garesche Ord of the Sixth regu lars. Young Ord was the son of Gen eral E. O. C. Ord, a well known army leader who died of fever in Havana some years ago. The general's name sake, Lieutenant E. O. C. Ord of the Twenty-second infantry, served in Cuba also. Garesche Ord was on the staff of General Hawkins. He was conspicuous all the morning in the bloody San Juan basin, where ho risked his life more than once to get information about the Spanish positions and the ways to get at them. When the Sixth and Sixteenth regiments reached tho fording place following, net leading, the general and his staff Ord was .iust coming from the front, where he had climbed a tall tree for a good look at the blockhouse. "Boys, you can take it in 00 minutes," he said. It was three hours or such a matter before these troops crossed tho Spanish trenches, and when they did Ord was one of the foremost. There was another staff officer con spicuous at the ford, and before noting what happened to Ord it is well to have a glance at General Shafter'e "man for the hour," Lieutenant J. D. Miley. When these same troops of Hawkins began to cross the creek, the Spaniards were pouring in Mausers at a very lively rate, and Miley stood on the bank nearest the Spanish lines. He is a tall, slim fellcw of about 80, a sober, earn est schoolmasterish sort of a soldier who wouldn't laugh without the best of causes. He stood in view of the line in direct range of the bullets, swinging his hands and clapping them gleefully while he kept up a fire of comment to encourage the men. "That's all right!" (Meaning the bullets overhead. ) "The Spanish are simply wasting their am munition, that is all." Soon it got too hot for him even, and he strode away under the bank, saying with a smile, "I'd better be getting out of it, though. " There was more work for Miley to do that day as Shafter's representative, and he is to be met with all along the line in tho narratives of the soldiers. There is a story afloat in the army that Ord said to a comrade that morn ing, "I'll come out of this a colonel or a corpse," but his companion officers deny this and say it is unlike Ord. He was capable of rashness under excite ment, but not given to bravado. The story of Ord's gallantry and death was given me by his companion officers of the Sixth. After the brigade had been nnder fire a couple of hours or more, it reached the shelter of a "bench" in the hillside well toward the crest. Some confusion in the lines took place owing to the thick high grass, the barbed wire fences and other ob structions, j;ud Ord, seeing a detached band of men a little ahead of the rest making ready for tho final rush, asked Hawkins' permission to join it. Haw kins assented under the spur of the prevailing excitement, but said after ward that he had it oh his lips to re call the words. However, he did not, and Ord kept on at the head of all. When tho handful reached the trench, Ord saw n wounded Spaniard, and with gestures told his men to take good care of the luckless foeman. Evidently the Spaniard misunderstood the gesture, and the words were also unintelligible to him. Ho drew a revolver and shot Ord dead. Ord's companions shot the Spaniard, n natural act of revenge un der tho circumstances. Lieutenant Miley received praise out side of the report of his immediate com mander, General Shaftcr, a fact which makes the mention all tho more em phatic. General Kent, who led the in fantry at San Juan hill, says that he often saw Miley delivering1 orders under fire with great unconcern. Miley wus the bearer of truce dispatches and ac companied Shafter when he talked with the Spanish generals. He it was who received the honor of hoisting the American flag over the governor's pal nce on July 17, and found a rival nt the last moment in the shape of a meddle some newspaper correspondent, who tried to rob the army of honor won nt the cannon's month. ' Miley was one of the three American commissioners who negotiated the sur render of Santiago, tho others being General Wheeler nnd General Lawton. There is an urmy story told to illus trate the remarkable Influence at head quarters of this comparatively young aid-de-camp. When the Spaniards sur rendered, there was a Spanish gunboat C . ."".-.'V El in the harbor, which the enemy pro posed to blow up pursuant to Cervera'i orders. The American naval offlcert claimed the vessel as their prize, and during a warm discussion among offi cers of both hranches of the service General MtKibben, the military gov ernor of Santiago, turned her over to the navy. When Miley heard of that, 80 the story goes, he declared that Mc Kibben should be removed, and he was almost instantly replaced by Colonel Wood. Miley is now a lieutenant colo nel of volunteers and off to the Philip pines. Shafter says that Miley was so clever as a regimental officer that while he himself was yet a colonel he marked him for his future aid-de-camp. The demand for the surrender of San tiago on July 3 was borne through the lines by Colonel J. II. Dorst, adjutant general of Wheeler's cavalry division. Dorst is the hero of the Gussie expe dition of the early days of the war and is the type of soldier who never craves distinction, but simply does the duty which comes to him with marked firmness and execution. Officers of the division say that he was all along tho line during tho attack at San Juan, making up to some extent for the un fortunate absence of General Wheeler, who was engaged elsewhere. Another gallant aid of the cavalry division was Captain R. L. Howze of General Sumner's staff. Sumner com manded the division all the morning of July 1, and Howze carried orders all over the field under fire, one of the very, very few who kept in saddle through the hail of bullets. He is a tall, athletic and very intelligent Texan, with native traits to make him a splen did soldier. It is no reflection upon the courage of the aids to state that but few of them rode up San Juan hill. Many of them were without mounts, and some were compelled to dismount back on the route in order to get through obstructions to carry orders where a horse could not go. Tho gen eral office! s who had horses left them in the shelter afforded by tho river basin, and even Colonel Roosevelt con tradicts the early statements of his over zealous admirers by declaring that he dismounted at the first wire fence in the creek bottom and didn't see his horse again that day. Lieutenant II. F. Koehh r of Wikoff's staff, the quartermaster of the brigade, was on horseback all day. He rodo a common government horse, which be haved so well under fire that he put in n bid to buy him for his regular saddle horse. Koehler worked his way from the ranks to a commission and is one of three brothers who met the Spaniards in battle. The commissary of Wikoff's brigade, Lieutenant Paul B. Malone, also carried orders that day under fire. He was close to Wikoff and Worth when these two officers fell within a few minutes of each other at the ford sf the San Juan known as "Hell's Cross ing." . It was a staff officer of Wikoff's bri gade who proved a "mascot" for Raf ferty and F company of the Seventy first. Lieutenant Charles Tayman was one of the brigade staff that day, and as three of the commanding officers fell one after another Tayman was com pelled to race the field over again and again to bear the tidings to the next in rank. He waded the creek and climbed the hill at least three times, and once was stricken down with something like sunstroke. A boy in one of the regi ments saw him lying helpless and un conscious in the tall grass, and bringing a hatful of water from San Juan river restored him to consciousness. After Wikoff and Worth fell at the crossing Tayman set out to notify Lieutenant Colonel Liseum of the Twenty-fourth that he was in command. He found the stalwart veteran striding up the slope at the head of his negroes, gave him the message and was barely out of reach when Liseum dropped. Then Tayman covered tho slope again, to find Lien tenant Colone l Ewers of the Ninth reg- UKCTKNANT J. 1. MILKY, Aiil to (ienernl Bhnfter. tilars. On one of the hazardous trips Tayman met Rallerty and F not in the precise condition they ought to have been, it seemed to him, and, although belonging to another brigade, he asked Rafferty what he wished to do. Tayman agrees with Rafferty that tho answer was, "I am going up the hill," but as to what followed there is a difference in statement. Tayman says ho saw that Rafferty needed direction, and told him how to get his company into shape and take it up to tho blockhouse. After the fight Rallerty hunted up Tayman and thanked him for his good advice. The aid's comment upon tho gallant Irishman was, "Rafferty did well." Kent's Second brigade, under Pear son, charged the hill to the left of the blockhouse over a longer course and went nearest to the Spanish second line, Orders were carried and troops guided aerqfs tho river and to the crest by Captain J. 8. Parke, who remained mounted all day, as h" was obliged, v.itii so miv.'h g;-o"7!'"; ",,v if!1 ktl 4& 1 mm 7. '.Uliiilki; 11 lit Backache and kidney ache are twin brothers You can't separate them And you can't get rid of the backache until you cure the kidney ache The kidneys are the mainspring of the whole system If thev are not strong and healthy you , may expect aches and pains and sick- nesses 01 an sorts If the kidneys are well and strong the I rest ot tne system is pretty sure to Lie in vigorous health Doan's Kidney Pills, make strong, healthy kiJneysnot now and then, but every time no matte what the trouble is, if it's from -the kidneys, Doan's Kidney Pills will cure ifc Mrs. S. Lake, of 78 Temple street. Nashua. N. 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So the white Spaniards of the old race came to declare that their blood was "blue," whilo that of the common people was black. The phrase passed to France, where it had no such sig- nincance and was, m fact, auite ar bitrary, and thence it came to Eng- lanu ana America. Chicago Times ileisld. A 1'rince'g Hobbles. Speaking of tho Prince of Naples, Signor Giarelli says: "Ilis hobbies are of a scientific nature. He is per haps the only real electrician among nil the present princes of Europe. He has never occupied himself much with literature, music or painting, but he is a master of electric mech anism, lie is very learned m all that concerns tho application of electricity to light, motive power, sound and photography. lie was one of the first and most success ful experimenters with the X rays after their discovery, and in Rome his residence in the Cjuiriual had the aspect, during his royal high ness' bachelor days, of a scientific laboratory." Keault of Cnltnre. 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Every book he wrote except two is rich in educa tional thought. He took the most ad vanced position on every phase of mod ern educational thought except manual training. When he is thorougljy un derstood, he will be recognized as the Froebel of England Drink Oraln-O after you hnvn concluded that you ought not to drink coffee. It is not a medicine but, doctors order it, be cause it is healthful. invitroratinsrand appetizing. It is 111 de Irom pure grains and haw that rich heal brown color aud taste like t he finest grades ofcoffneand costs about as much. Children like it and thrivn on it be cause it is a eenniiip food drink con taining nothing but nourishment. Ask your gro'pr for Grain-O, the uew food drink. 15 ami 25". We have been asked several times whatran-American means. In short, it means All-American, and is a term involving all the various divisions of America collectively. 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