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An Arkansas Heroine. --The Pocahontas (Ark.) Advertiser, of the 31st ult. has the following: Miss Williams, the daughter of Isaac. Williams, living in Black River swamp, about seven miles from this place, heard the report of the approach of troops to this place on Sunday evening. Her father was not at home, but she immediately caught a horse and was soon off in search of him. She found him at a neighbor's and told him to hurry home and get his gun and come here and help drive back the enemy. She then returned home, got down her father's rifle. moulded his lead all into bullets, took the gun, powder and bullets, and hid them under the house, and again got on the horse and rode to several houses and spread spread the alarm, returning home in time to give the old man his gun and ammunition, and started him, with a crowd of ten men whom she had collected, for the scene of action. All of this she did in less than two hours.