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A Tough Outlook for the Cham
pion and All Others
Who Took Part In
THAT BIG PRIZE FIGHT.
The Judge Charges tho Jury in a
Most Sweeping Manner.
NOT ONE GDILH MAN MUST ESCAPE.
All Who Aldod or Abetted the Fight Equally
Gollty Actual Freaence nt the Mill Not
Ncceaaary to Coarlct of Crime SbIUtbb
and Kllraln Indicted, but the Papers Not
Yet Preaentod Nearly AH the Accuaed
Preaent In Court The New York Con
tingent Bllclitlly Worked Up Charge of
Judge Terrill to the Jury More Than
One Cnnse of Complaint Against Each
A special term of the Criminal Court of
Marion county, Miss., convened yesterday
to investigate the Sullivan-Kilrain prize
fight. The Judge's charge to the grand
jury was a sweeping one, and leaves few
loopholes of escape lor anyone who had any
thing to do with the recent mill. The two
principals were indicted in short order, but
no papers were presented to the court yes
terday. :ErZCUL TELEGBAX TO THE DISPJLTCII.1
Pubvis, Miss., August 12. The court
called to try John L. Sullivan convened
here this morning, with Judge S. H. Ter
rill presiding and James H. Keville as Dis
trict Attorney. The entire party who spent
the night here, defendants, sheriff and
jurors, were up early this morning.
The people came here from miles around,
the greater portion of them ont of curiosity.
Sullivan and other defendants were in the
best of humor, and Sullivan conversed with
all who came in contact with him. Quite a
crowd soon gathered about the depot, await
ing the arrival of the train from Meridian,
which came in on time, bringing Judge
) Terrill, District Attorney Keville and a
number of attorneys.
WHO TOE JUDGE "IS.
Judge Terrill lives at Quitman, on tho
Mobile and Ohio Railroad. He is a splen
did specimen of physical manhood, speaks
deliberately, and is considered a first-class
jurist Most of his rulings have been con
firmed by the Supreme Court
The Judge stated that this special term of
court had been called partly at the request
of the Governor and partly from the de
mands of the good people of Morion
county, as made known through the public
prints; and, furthermore, because the reg
ular term of one week in December would
be inadequate to the necessities which the
prize fight would add to the regular busi
ness ot the term. He therefore yielded, to
what he thought to be the requirements of
the public service, and called this special
term to dispose of this special business.
THE ACCUSED PEESEKT.
All the accused are here except Fat Duffy,
whose absence was accounted for by the Dis
trict Attorney, who failed to notify him.
General Superintendent Cjarroll, of the
Queeu and Crescent, was not present, but
the general belief is that he will not be in
dicted by the grand jury. The foreman of
the grand jury is T. E. "White, a mill owner
and merchant at Poplarville. "When one of
the stands at Richburg fell during the fight
Mr. White was the only person injured.
The grand jury are an intelligent body of
men, and are highly spoken of by the citi
zens. The Court charged the grand jury, in sub
stance, that he entertained the suggestion
for this special term with some hesitation
and doubt, on account of the long circuit
betore him, filling every week in the year;
rUBLIC SENTIMENT IN THE COUNTY
, seemed to demand and expect it, and he
Lyieldcd thereto. Since he has given in
I court here a fall charge concerning the
I various offenses indictable under the laws
of the State, he would now omit their sepa
rate mention, reminding the jury, however,
that if any of them have been violated it
was their duty to brine the offenders to
He called attention of the illicit sales of
intoxicating liquors, and said: "But little
need be said of the prize fight. If such took
place the principals and all accessories be
fore and after the fight are guilty of a mis
demeanor. A fight by consent, withont
anger or ill feeling, between two parties,
without any reward or prize, would be a
serious crime under our lsrws. Such crime,
indeed, is not mentioned in the statute laws,
and many other crimes, such as assaults, as
sault and battery, riot and unlawful assem
bly, are not mentioned, but are punishable
at common law, which is declared to be the
soblest birthright and the best heritage of
COMMON LAW IN THE CAfjE.
He then expatiated on the admirable "sys
tem and the wisdom of the common law. He
said that the Supreme Court of Mississippi
naii again and again declared this system- as
fully in force as if so declared by legislative
enactment, and said: "And I so declare it
to you, and you are bound by your con
science to act upon the law declared to yon
from this stand. Anger or ill will is not
nscessary to constitute the crime of assault
and battery, nor dees the consent of the
party take away the guilt of the offense. A,
.battery is any unlawful physical force, in
flicting injury or hurt upon another, whether
done in malice or wantonness. It need not
be in anger."
Jndge Terrill here gave special incidents
a to w hat constitutes said offense, and said:
"The infliction of any corporal hurt, unless
by accident or misadventure, is an assault
and battery. One is not justified in striking
EXCEPT IN SELF-DEFENSE,
and it ought to be known that whenever
two persons go out to strike each other, and
do, each is guilty of an assault "Such is
the law where no reward or prize i ktated.
"Where a prize was fought tor the crime was
one more pronounced. That parties fight-
ifigvithiista st a prise fight by consent,
without ill will, are' guilty of assault, has
been ruled by authority. Thus stood the
law in Mississippi previous to 1882, and by
that law the violators were liable to be fined
$500 and to be imprisoned six months. In
1882, however, after Sullivan and Byan
fought at Mississippi Citjr, the Legislature
then in session passed a special statute en
larging the penalties for crime."
The Court called special attention to this
statute, and said: "Gentlemen, a principal
in the first degree is an actor. A principal
in the second degree is one who is present,
and who aids and abets, : ncites, procures,
counsels and encourages th : offense. Under
our law any person,
WHETHER PSESENT OB ASSENT,
who aids, assists, incites or encourages a
crime, or who afterward comforts or assists
the wrongdoer, is guilty of a misdemeanor.
The law does not distinguish between de
grees of guilt.
"Gentlemen, look into thli matter, and if
you findjthat there was a fight at Kichburg
on the 8th oi July last, and that any prize
or reward was put up or wagered thereon,or
if any gate or seat fees were collected there
at, by whomseever the prize was offered or
the fees collected, although the fight may
have been by agreement and without anger
or ill will, yon will find an indictment
against the actors, their aiders and abettors,
for said crime of prize fighting. If, how
ever.you find that there was a fight at Kich
burg between parties to see which was the
best man, and that physical yain was in
flicted thereby, and if you find po evidence
of any stake being put up thereon, or of any
gate fees collected or fees for seats, then
FIND AN INDICTMENT
against tnem, the aiders And abettors, for
an assault and battery, ven though the
fight was by agreement and without anger
or ill will, and with no intention of doing
any hurt, except what mbht be incidental
to the purpose of seeing who was the best
The grand jury then retired, with the
District Attorney as lega adviser. A petit
jury was then impaneled and a recess taken
by the court until 2 p. tt. The court and
grand jury adjourned a : a late hour this
afternoon withont results
There is great anxiety and excitement
.J.'. .I. .........KnL. nKAfAB .villi
almost a universal sympathy for the defend
ants. The people hope to see Sullivan
heavily fined, but object to his imprison
ment, and they wish to, see the aiders and
abettors go scot free. I
ALL IN GOOD iriEITS.
John L. Sullivan, Beferee Fitrpatrick,
Bud Eenaud, Captain -Tom Jemison,
Charles Eich, Superintendent E. I. Tyler,
of the Queen and Crescent road, Harry
Smith and Gibberts, the latter three being
Eich's employes, were present in court
ready for trial. The entire party are in
good spirits, bnt anxious that the case shall
be concluded as soon as possible.
District Attorney Keville said to-night
that he could not tell when the grand jury
would return any indictments. While de
termined to vindicate the law, the jury
would have to have fnll and satisfactory
proof before making any finding. He knew
that one of the grand jurymen is one of the
bondsmen for some ot the accused, but he
has not objected to him because he knew
the gentleman too well to have any fear on
CAXINOT COMPROMISE IT.
Mr. Keville stated that some suggestions
of compromise had been made, to him, but
said be could cot listen to any proposition
until the grandjnryhadreschedVsome.de
cision. He cannot accept Stay ''compromise,
but can recommend one to the Court, which
is the tribunal in the matter. He could not
say what "would happen. For the present,
he was attending to the grand jury.
Nothing to-night indicated that the grand
jury had done anything to-day. Careful
interviewing with the accused snowed that
they were not aware that the grand jury
nad found an indictment to-day against
Sullivan and Kilrain. Althonghithey have
not presented the indictment to the court,
it was agreed upon.
District Attorney Keville was asked to
night if Sullivan and Kilrain have been in
dicted, on what charge could it be? After
a few seconds pause, he replied: "Well, on
different counts prize fighting, assault and
battery, gambling," etc.
The indictments may not be presented to
the court until late to-morrow afternoon.
THE 'SPORTS DISMAYED.
Nono of Them Are Anxious to Take a Dose
of Mississippi Justice Eminent
Lawyer to be Engnged to
Defend Them Agalnat
Kbw Yoke, August 12. When the
news reached the city this forenoon that a
Mississippi grand Jury had found indict
ments against the New Yorkers who had
taken a hand in the prize fight by "aiding
and abetting," there was consternation
among the sports, and it was deemed ex
pedient to take some decided steps to pro
tect "their rights" as American citizens. A
small coteris of Sullivan's sympathisers
and backers got together and figured on the
particular individuals. Governor Lowry.
of Mississippi, would ask Governor Hill, of
Kew York, to surrender to him. It was
quite a list they made out and here are some
of the principal members: William Mul
doon, Charlie Johnston. James Wakelv,
Jack Barnitt, Michael Cleary, Jack Cusictc,
Daniel Murphy, Charlie Henkle, William
H. Gordon, Arthur Lumley, Frederick
Willeta and Thaddeus Elcb.
These gentlemen were either direct v or
'indirectly aiders and abettors in behalf of
me great joun xi. uaiuBDuicrBiueui mc
house the men selected as victims of
Governor Lowry's vengeance, aside from
Jake Kilrain. are Frank Stevenson, Will
iam E. Harding, Mike Donovan, Denny
Butler, Eichard K. Fox, Lewis B. Allen.
Ed Mallohan, Billy Madden, Billy O'Brien
and Pat Sharkey. Lewis B. Allen, in the
law office of Howe & Hummel,ls the gen
tleman who planked down $5,000 in the
Clipper office tor Kilrain. It was said late
this afternoon that the adherents of both
parties had agreed to raise a flag of truce,
shake hands, and see each other through.
One scheme reDorted was in effect that
the partv should go South and surrender to
the Governor. But the scheme 'most favored
was to engage eminent counsel and make a
big fight before going South It was sug
gested that Colonel Eobert G. Ingersoll,
Daniel Dougherty and Burke Cockran be
retained in their behalf. If such a trio
could be secured to defend them they felt
well satisfied Governor Hill, after hearing
the facts, would emphatically refuse to
honor Governor Lowry's requisition. Ef.
torts will probably be made within 24 hours
to retain these leading members of the Kew
York county bar.
IT MAT BK SERIOUS IET.'
The Gorernor of Alabama la Anxtoas to
Capture tho Dnetlata.
rsrxcixi. xeuobax to toi diifatctm
BlBMINQHAM, Ala., August 12. Gov
ernor Seay was in the city to-day corre
sponding by telegraph with Governor Gor
don, of Georgia, relative to the extradition
of Williamson and Calhoun, the Georgia
lawyers who fought a duel on Alabama soil
on Saturdiy nteht Governor Sear is de
termined to have them brought back to Ala
bama and vigorously prosecuted, and has
jureaay uauea a requisition. Which GOT"
ernor Gordon promises, to grant.
A BEIGN OF TERROB.
While Jack tho Peeper la Frightening the
Women of Elizabeth Thieves Knn
eack the Town The Police
Nerer on Hand,
israelii. TzxsaaAHTOTUx sispatcim
Elizabeth, K. J., August 12. "Jack
the Peeper," the nocturnal fiend of Eliza
beth, had fresh allies to assist him in terri
fying the inhabitants of Elizabeth port Sun
day night. Burglars, emboldened by Jack's
success in evading the sleepy police, took a
hand in the fun and tackled three houses in
one block of South Park street, near the
principal thoroughfare of the town. The
first place cracked was Harry Kennedy's,
an engineer. Tho thieves crawled in his
brother's bedroom window, took a pair of
pantaloons and a vest off the chair at his
bedside to a lounge near the window, and
rifled the pockets of 34., They next ran
sacked some of the other rooms, until the
barking of a dog drove them away. They
afterward visited James Keating's, across
the way, and Kicholas Labisher's, two doors
above, but in both places the noise) they
made aroused the inmates and the thieves
Meanwhile, the "Peeper" was roaming,
as usual, in another part of the town, and
took a shutter off Martha Gartz's hoise, on
East Jersey street, and partly raised the
window, but was frighted away by some
persons passing. -He next turned ,up at a
house on Fourth street, near Pine, when he
was detected crawling on his hands tmd
knees throuzh the hallway. An alarm was
raised by the inmates, who tried to catch
him, but the fellow was too nimble for them,
and escaped by springing through a window.
He as also reported as trying to effect an
entrance to a house on Franklin street, near
Third, but a watchful dog drove him away.
The police this morning seemed in bliss
ful ignorance of all these goings on of the
thieves and miscreants, and had no reports
of it on the police blotte. Kot so, however,
with Father Gessner. He had heard of the
raid early, and visited the houses that were
burglarized long before the police called
there to investigate. The results of the
clergyman's observations will likely be
given to his congregation next Sunday.
What is most surprising, as showing the
utter recklessness and lack of fear of de
tection on the part of the criminals, is that
the entire raid took place while the moon
was shining brightly, making the streets
almost as light as day, and yet nota police
man could be found next morning who
knew anything at all about it.
AN ATTiCK ON Tflll! PUBLIC PRINTER.
A Discharged Employe Opens a Pamphlet
Battery Upon Him.
tspzenx. Tzxxoimi to tub disp atcii.2
Washington, August 12. Frank W.
Palmer was attacked in print this afternoon
by Edward W. Oyster, the hold-over Ee
publican foreman of the specification room
at the Government printing office,, whom he
discharged some ten days ago after Oyster
refused to resign. The assault was contained
in a pamphlet of four pages, headed, "Poli
tics Versus Unionism," and in it Oyster pro
ceeds lb show as well as he can that when he
was discharged from the Government print
ing office all the trades unions in America
received a direct insult. Hundreds of these
circulars reached the printers this afternoon
through the mails, and were distributed
under the very eyes ot the Public Printer
Oyster has been employed in the Govern
ment printing office since 1867. According
to his own testimony before the Printing
Office Investigating Committee of the Houte,
last winter, he himself was a foreman in the
Government printing joffieev lis brother was
a watchman there, two of bis nephews were
messenger and apprentice respectively, his
mother-in-law was in the bindery, his wife
was in the land office and his. son had a
Government position in anotherdepartment.
KLNNEI AND TILLEI
Is the Democratic State Ticket Predicted
rsracuii tzxzo&im to the disfatch.
Richmond, Va., August 12. Delegates
to the Virginia Democratic Convention,
which meets Wednesday, are nrriving rap
idly. They report the State generally
stirred up at the prospect oi Mahone's nom
ination by the Eepublicans, and predict one
of the bitterest fights ever known in Vir
ginia. Wednesday's convention will be the
largest political body ever assembled in Vir
ginia. "We are down in the mouth about
the crops, but we have got enough life left
to enjoy a good crack at Mabone," said a
burly farmer to-night, and this seems to be
the sentiment of all.
Eichard F. Beirne, of Eichmond; P. W.
McKinney, of Prince 'Edward; Charles T.
O'Ferrall, of Buckingham, and S. W. Ven
able, of Petersburg, are the leading Candi
dates for the Governorship. Beirne and
McKinney will go into the convention with
the largest number of votes. A weu in
formed politician predicts that the ticket
will be McKinney and Tiller. I
AB THE RESULT OP A QUARREL
The Inside History of a Murder
Pottsville, Pa., August 12. On the
morning of Kovember 15 last the body of
Patrick Lafferty, 21 years of age, and un
married, was found in the bed of a small
creek that runs through Mahanoy county.
The body bore marks of foul play, having a
gash on the head and one ear cut off. When
last seen alive, the night before, Lafferty
was intoxicated and apparently on his way
home. There was a dance in progr ess at a
Hungarian boarding house near the spat
where the body was found, and the general
supposition was that Lafferty had intruded
upon the scene and been set upon and struck
with a natcnet Dy tne revelers ana tnen
thrown into the creek.
Ko evidence of a murder could be ob
tained, however, and no arrests were made,
and finally the affair died put. Yesterday,
as the result of a quarrel, one of 'the Hun
garians present at the dance made informa
tion against unanes Adams, a troie, as tne
party who killed Lafferty and Adams was
arrested and lodged in jail in this city to
day. CAUSING MOCE ALAEST.
Brldeneea of a Negro Uprising In Alabama
Creates Considerable Excitement.
tSFECXU. TXLIOBAlt TO T1IS EISFATCU-l
ButiUNanAM, AiiA., August 12 A
planter from Sumter county, in South Ala
bama, who arrived in the city to-day, re
ports that the negroes of that community
are leaving the farms in large numbers and
congregating about the town, where they
are holding secret meetings and arming
themselves with guns and pistols.
The negroes in the conntjr outnumber the
whites five to one, and their suspicions ac
tions are causing alarm.
THE SUNDAY SALOON.
Reapectnble Dealers of Kansas City
gantze Co Eupprese Them.
Kansas Ciiir, August 12. About 60 of
the most prominent and respectable saloon
keepers of this city have formed an associa
tion, for the purpose of united action upon
the Sunday closing question. Thy have
pledged themselves to close their saloons on
tinnday and will urge others to do so, and
at the same time assis the authorities in en
forcing the law. The members of the atso-
I clatlsa say they will txe no part in geUUof,
TESTING THE ELIXIR
Any dumber of Experiments Being
Made All Over the Country.
PUBLIC TRIALS AT PHILADEPHIA.
Seven People Treated According to the
Host Approved Manner.
A BI BATCH OF OASES AT CLEYELAKD.
lilrtyJwo Persons el Both Sexes Try the Brown
The interest in the alleged elixir of life
continues to increase. Experiments of a
thorough nature are now being made in all
parts of the United States. Some of these
are upon a very extensive scale.
rSFECXU. TELXOBAK TO im DISPATCH.l
Philadelphia, August 12. Dr. Henry
C. Boenning, of the Medico Chirurglcal
Hospital, to-day made the first public tests
in this city of Dr. Brown-Sequard's alleged
elixir of life. The experiments were all suc
cessful, so far as the practical application of
liquid was concerned, but nothing has yet
been developed as to the results.
Many prominent medical and other pro
fessional men had been invited, and among
those present are Dr. William F. Waugh,
Professor of Principle and Practice of.
Medicine and Clinic Surgery; Professor J.
E. Garretson, President of the Board of
Trustees; Dr. Harrison Mettler, the resident
physician, who has just returned from
Europe, where ho saw operations performed
in the Parisian hospitals; Dr. Isaac Barton,
Dr. W. S. Stewart, Dr. Montgomery, Dr.
King, Dr. Wood and others. Seven people
were treated with the solution which Dr.
Brown-Sequard claims to be capable not
only of revitalizing exhausted individuals,
but also of rejuvenating those who are suffer
ing from the effects of old age. The opera
tions were performed in a private room of
the hospital, and the patients were admitted
one at a time.
THE FIBST SUBJECT.
Dr.Boenning did the experimenting, using
for that purpose a small silver syringe with
a very fine needle point The first one to offer
himself for the operation was an old white
haired man, Andrew Drummond, who is
67 years old, and has been suffering from
neurasthenia. He received an injection of
one-half drachm of the solution into his
right arm, close to the elbow. It was found
that it disturbed the skin, and raised a
large wheel which was pale in color, but
speedily turned red.
The swelling became diffused fand in a
little time reddish streaks appeared, passing
up toward the shoulder. About ten minutes
later the patient complained of some full
ness in the head and confusion of ideas.
These symptoms, however, rapidly passed
away, leaving a great sense of lightness and
James Henderson, CO years old, a teacher
of Latin, was the next patient. He also
suffers from rheumatism and has been a
chronic sufferer from severe pain in the
loins. Ko apparent result was observable
in his case. Benjamin Phillips, 41 years
old and a convalescent in the hospital,
was the third subject. The man, who is
still suffering from melancholia, was treated
the same as the others. James Kerby. 21
years old, another patient, in the hospital
who is suffering from general 'debility and
a run-down system was also operated on.
Dr. John B. Cassidy, of Trenton, is only
zi years old and wunoui single complaint
or Illness, but he submitted as a "martyr
of science." He volunteered to allow thJ
infection so as to note the Dhvsiolotrical
effects. The result was plainly marked
for a while. There was a flush
ing of the .face, some excitation!
oi the Dulse and a eliirht nausea. These
symptoms passed off in the course of half an
hour, leaving the patient, as on the first oc-j
casion, in a state of buoyancy and exhilara-l
Other injections were made into
the arms of several newspaper
men who were present and were
longing for some of the famous solution.
They were proof against it, however, and
none of them showed any signs of being
affected by the operation. Dr. Boenning, in
sneaking of the tests, said he was still
skeptical as to their final results. The
elixir will be applied to the same patients
A dispatch from Cleveland says: Within
a few days the public will, in all probabil
ity, have settled convictions concerning
Brown-Sequard's elixir of life. The
question of the efficacy of restor
ing lost energy and building up
wasted systems, was submitted to-day to a
jury, as intelligent probably as could have
been selected. It was not a jury of 12,
which is considered sufficient for the ends
of justice, but a tribunal of 32 ladies and
A inoEOucn test.
That their verdict might have weight in
the scientific world especial care was tatca
in selection. The first requisite was that
they should have some positive ailment
The next consideration was jthat they should
be persons of sound intelligence and good
standing in the community.
Dr. H. C. Braincrd, in conducting the
experiment, made "a number of tests on a
small scale as has been done in other cities,
and then determined upon a final trial oi
the new energy-generator. He pro
ceeded in the work of making the
final experiments with care and close atten
tion to details. .In the morning he visited
Brighton and was given the privilege of
selecting victims for tne- slaughter from a
large flock of sheep.
They were killed in his presence, and, after
having secured the parts desired for the ex
periments, he started to the city. The jurors,
who were qualified for service by
having the fluid injected into their systems
comprised 24 men and 8 women. There were
attorneys, doctors, ministers andJidsiness
men. One was a lightning manipulator,
who was suffering from telegraphers
paralysis. It was arranged that they should
make a written statement of the effects of
the experiment, and to-morrow afternoon
they will submit the repvrts.
In a large number of the cases two reports
will be reqnlrgd. Upon receiving the state
ments, Dr. Brainerd will compile a concise
and perfectly candid report of the result
of the experiment He feels that his
scientific reputation is in a measure at
stoke, and he will present the situation In
its proper light If the experiment ii a
complete failure the report will say so, and
if it is followed by the fullest measure
of success, 'that fact will be dulvset forth.
It is probably the first test made in a tiys
tematio manner, and will be the first scien
tific report given to the public
Among Dr. Braiuerd's ciillers to-day was
a Mr. Vader, living at No. 69 Hoadley
street. He has been suffering from
a spinal trouble known as locomo
tor ataxis, and received an injection
of the elixir several days ago.
He said to-day and his appearance In
dicated as much that he was greatly
improved. Mr. Vader was given another
allowance of the fluid, being the first man to
hom tlie"doctor has given a second injection.
His case will be watched with a great deal
of interest, that it may be ascertained
whether or not tie has received penuBant
' AUGUST 13, 1889.
The Now Elixir Enjoying a Great Boom In
rsrZCUL TXLIQnXM TO THE DtSMTClM
Lima, August 12. Several interesting
experiments were made here to-day with the
Dr. Brown-Sequard elixir. Drs. Cur
tis, Metrgar and Terrilliger prepared"
tne first elixir made in this city
this morning at Cunningham's drug
store. Dr. Metzgar injected tsome of the
fluid Into his own arm, and an hour after
ward said he felt as if he had taken a gopd
sued drink of liquor.
Mrs. Thompson, an aged lady living on
North street, who has been laid up with
rheumatism for over n. wjr. was treated.
LShe was suffering intensely at the time, but
ouer tne japse ot an nour declared sne leu
bettcrand the pain had left her. Elisha
Maguire, an old soldier who has
had paralysis since the war, had
three drachms injected into his
system, and this evening is walking
upon the streets without the use of a cane.
Paustus steward, a well-known colored
cjan, 78years oldj' was treated for rheuma
tism. He says to-night that he has not felt
si well for ten years.
(George Both, who has been confined to his
bed for the past year, suffering from loco
motor ataxia, was visited and given an in
jection. He was afterward able to
cross his legs and put his hand
to his head, which he had not done for
many months, A number of other experi
ments were tried and they all proved satis
factory. The elixir is enjoying a genuine
WITH GBATIPTIKG RESULT8.
A Hon Stricken With Paralyala
Walks Without a Cane.
Memphis, August 12. The virtue of the
Brown-Sequard elixir was tested hero this
afternoon with gratifying results. The
anbject was a man nearly 70
years of age, who has been in bad
health for years past and who, about a year
ago, suffered a stroke of paralysis which af
fected the entire right side. He has been
unable to close his right hand or raise his
right arm ever since and has been able to
walk only with extreme difficulty.
The effect of the operation was very soon
perceptible. In the course of five minutes
the patient was able to raise his arm above
his head and had the grip of a man in the
full vigor of manhood. He walked home
without the aid of his cane, and at 11 o'clock
to-night was reported to be improving.
The Beneficial Effect of the Elixir Upon a
Mobile, Ala., August 12. The Brown
Sequard Elixir was tried here this after
noon, the patients being Dr. Peter Colsson,
for many years a victim of rhenmatio
gout, and Thomas Bratton, of Coffee
ville, Ala., afflicted Jwith liver trouble.
Dr. Closson prepared the elixir and a
brother physician injected it in his arm,
Twohoura later, wheq questioned about the
results, he said: "I am certain I feel better.
My joints are supple and the blood Is in cir
culation through my legs, and you see I am
able to stand up without crutches."
Then moving his toes op and down he
said that was the first time he had been
able to do so In twelve months. Mr. Brat
ton received so change in his condition.
I av juvbn unujiiui
KO HOSE CROTCHES FOE -HIM.
Indiana Patient Amazes the Phralclnn
Who Waa Experimenting;.
I6I1CUX TXUOUK TO TUX SISrATCH.
Fobt Wayne, August 12. This -after
noon Dr. William H. Meyers -tested the
Brown-Sequard elixir on Michael Kenney,
oi Columbia City. The patient was so seri
ously afflicted with rheumatism that he was
unable to walk without aid of crutches.
In less than an hour Kennedy threw away
his crutches and walked about the store oi
Meyer Bros. & Co., much to his own delight
and to the physician's amaxement.
The Fastest Marriage on Record Winds Up
a IiontT Courtship Wedded Whilo
Golnc; at the Kate of Two
Miles a Minute.
rSFXCIAI. TXLEOBAX TO TUB SIaTATCa.1
Match Chtjkk, August 12. One of the
most romantic incidents that has ever oc
curred in that most romantic of spots,, the
Switzerland of America, occurred on Satur
day night on the Switchback road. Mrs.
Theodore L. Mumford, wife of the proprie
tor of the Switchback, had announced and
made preparations for a moonlight ride over
the novel road, and 25 or SO guests had been
summoned to take the ride and enjoy n
spread at Summit Hill.
The party was about starting on the home
ward journey down the mountain side when
two gentlemen and a lady approached Mr.
Mumford and asked- permission to return
with them. Said one of the gentlemen:
"This (introducing the blushing woman) is
my prospective bride. About ten years ago
we agreed that when we were married we
would have the knot tied on the Switch
back. We had a lovers' quarrel, and I
went to San Francisco. About a year ago
we began corresponding again, and last
night we determined to carry out our ro
mantic intentions. We were going to wait
until to-morrow, but what's the matter with
our having it done by moonlight? Permit
me to introduce you to my intended bride,
Miss Nellie White, of New York City. My
name Is John T. Longler, and I am at pres
ent residing in Philadelphia. My friend
here is a Justice of the Peace, and his wife
and family are at present stopping at
The moonlight party thronged about the
happy pair, and a return was made to the
banquet, where all hands enjoyed an ante
nuptial supper. Then all boarded the car
and the prospective bridegroom shouted:
"Now, let her go," while the car was going
at the rate of a mile in thirty seconds, and
was making its circuitous dash along the
edge of the precipice fair luna looked down
and smiled on the fastest marriage on rec
ANOTHEE WESTERN PIEE.
The Town of Truckee, Cnl Partially De
stroyed by Fire.
8ait Fbakcisco, August 12. It is re
ported that the town t of Truckee,
Cal., was partially destroyed by
a conflagration to-night Owing to in
terruption of telegraphic communication it
is impossible so far to obtain any details,
, Martin Burke Fully Identified.
Chicago, August 12. Martin Burke, the
Cronin suspect, was to-day identified by Mr.
and Mrm Carlson, the owners of the cottage
in which Dr. Cronin was murdered, as the
man who rented it from them, giving the
name "Frank Williams."
To Punish Cronin Murderers.
Philadelphia, August 12. The an
nual athletio exhibition of the Clan-na-Gael
to-day was attended by 29,000 persons. The
profits, which amount to $5,000, will be de
voted to securing the arrest and punishment
of the murderers of Dr. H. P. Cronin.
The Oldest Man Attain.
Charlotte, N. C, August 12. Matthew
Gibbs, supposed to be the oldest man in the
State, died at his home near Center yester
day morning.. Mr. Gibbs was 108 years old,
and died efefcetf aid age.- "
IT MAI BE DROPPED.
The Bottom Very Likely to FallOut
of the Glassworfcers' Case.
A CONTRACT MUST BE FEOYED.
President Campbell is Very Confident of
Tictory in the End.
LYON'S IHTESTIGiTION INCOMPLETE.
Mr. HcKte Says That Something Will Drop Before tna
lien Are Setarsed.
President Campbell is still confident
that the foreign glass workers will not be
returned to Europe. He is not at all satis
fied with the manner of conducting the in
vestigation. Secretary Windom expects
very soon District Attorney Lyon's answer
to his request for more information in the
case, when he will be able to announce his
James Campbell, the President of the
Window Glas3 Workers Union, returned
yesterday from Washington Springs, in or
der to be present at the meeting with the
manufacturers to-day. It is expected that
an amicable settlement of the wage question
will be arrived at, although Mr. Campbell
stated last night that he was not in a posi
tion to say what the result would be. It is
possible, however, that the meeting will.be
postponed until after the 1st of September,
because the Eastern manufacturers have in
timated that they do not care tostart their
factories until September 15. ,
Mr. Campbell was also asked as to the
position his organization would take in re
gard to the investigation of the imported
"We cannot do anything," he said, "un
til we know the disposition made of the af
fair by the Secretary of the Treasury. But
I can assure you that we will stand or fall
with the men, and we will not let them go
back without a fight So far there has only
one side of the question been heard.
A thbust at lyoh.
"Mr. Lyon, the District Attorney, evi
dently thought it unnecessary to come to
ns and ask for our side of the story, because
he has not received any statement except
what the opposition had to say. I am sur
prised that he did not do so, because we
would have given him all the chances pos
sible to acquaint himself with the details of
the entire affair.
"If the men are ordered back it means
that we have brought them over illegally,
and that is the point which we have always
contradicted, and we mean to defend it to
the very last. When we established the
federation of labor we did so on the basis
that it would net conflict with the contract
"These men came over by their own
volition. They did not take other men's
places, they were at liberty to lea've again
the next day if they felt to inclined. They
were members of the union and they
belonged to the Knights of Labor.
a false rssnrcATioir,
"Our oppenentshave alwavs implied that
we obtained some consideration for our part
of the contract, because there could not be a
costract"nnlessoiiecf the parties received
some consideration. Now, I again affirm
that nothing was done' in the matter with
out the full indorsement of our organiza
tion. All the members who attended the
various meetings were cognizant of all that
was being done in the matter. As for any
consideration, none of us received any more
than you did.
"Bnt pshawl the whole matter will only
end in smoke. I have told 'you so all
along, and you will yet come to think that
I am right You may rest assured that
these men will not be sent back, and if Mr.
Lyon or Mr. Eobert Layton had come to us
their opinion upon the whole matter would
have been different altogether."
Mr. Sellers H. McKee, the partner of
Mr. Chambers, of the Jeannette Glass
Works) left for Maysville last night A
Dispatch representative had an oppor-
the train pulled out of the depot, andVhen he
was asked what he would do in the matter
in case the men were ordered back to En
gland he said: "Two minutes and a half
after the Secretary of the Treasury orders
tne men to go Daoc we win ao someining.
Yon, wait, and you will see."
MAT STOP THE CASE.
A special dispatch from Washington
says: Secretary Windom was at his
desk in the Treasury Department to
day for the first time in a week, and
will remain on duty for several days
at least before he takes another outing.
He expects District Attorney Lyon to re
spond very soon to the letter sent him last
week requesting further information in re
gard to tne Jeannette glass workers' case,
and if so he will speedily decide whether
suit shall be brought and the imported
glass workers sent back to England.
It is apparent from conversations held by
The Dispatch correspondent with officials
of tne department tnat tnere is a disposition
to drop tne whole matter unless a contract
can be morev clearly proved than appears
from the evidence in hand. Upon a first
reading of the report ot the District Attor
ney it was the impression that the case was
a good one from this showing, but a closer
reading satisfied the law clerks that some
thing more specific would have to be discov
ered to warrant the Government in proceed
ing to the length of a suit.
HAED TO SUSTAIN.
One of these officials said to-day that if
District Attorney Lyon based his opinion
that there was a contract wholly upon the
evidence presented it -would require ex
traordinary legal acumen and positive prec
edent to sustain him. It is not asserted ab
solutely that an implied contract cannot be
proved from the evidence already adduced,
but it is thought that the point would be a
very delicate one, upon which it would be
difficult to' 'convict, and the Government
does not desire, and it is presumed, the Dis
trict Attorney would not desire to enter suit
unless success were reasonably certain.
It is shown in the evidence that somebody
in Local Assembly 300, Knights of Labor,
wrote to somebody In England saying that
if a number of glassworkers would come to
Pittsburg they could find work. Upon this
tbey came and were met at the station by en
agent of Chambers & McKee, and taken to
Jeannette. While this plan may have been
ADOPTED TO EVADE THE LAW,
it is the opinion of the law officials of the
department that a suit can hardly be suc
cessful based on this vague implication ot a
contract One or two of the glassworkers
made affidavit that they thought there wa
a contract, but what "they thought" is
looked upon as no evidence of what was the
fact. The letter of Mr. Lyon was merely
intended to have the effect of drawing out
any further matter discoverable bearing ou
the question, that it might be available for
the use of the Secretary upon his return.
As stated in The Dispatch last week.
Assistant Secretary Batcheller will have
nothing to do.with the case. It will go to
the Secretary himself. He may possibly
decide what to-do upon the opinion rendered
by the chiel of the miscellaneous room, but
in the event of the case .being found to be
more involved than is now anticipated, it
will be referred to the Sollcitorof the Treas-
j nrr, that fee 4w stay pus opea it.
P.T QUITE so meeey. WDELLWAS THERE.
Senator Quay's Party Less LItbIt Thau It
Was Feaaenden's Accident a Dnmp-
ener Big Stories, of Fish
and No Politics.
SPECIAL TTIrniUM TO TOT DISPATCH.
New York, August-12. Hamilton Dis
stcn's beautiful steam yacht Nanatee
picked its way late this afternoon through
the Narrows and up the North river to a
pier near West Twenty-third, street. Here
it rested, breathing heavUy, while Matthew
Stanley Quay sprang on shore. Following
him came Senator Fassett, Congressman A.
L. Conger, General W. W.' Dudley and
William Cassius Goodloe. They had re
turned from a week's fishing trip in much
less merry mood than that in which they
steamed away, for ex-Congressman Fessen
den, who broke his leg on board by falling
down the cabin stairway, is still lying help
less at Cape May.
The party started from Philadelphia a
week ago, and after a brief stop at Cape
May, where they were the guests of Senator
Walton, steamed to the Delaware river,
wlere the greatest fish stories will be locat
ed They had great luck, Senator Fassett
said to-night, in Chincoteague, where the
catching of fish fell from science into com
mon slaughter. Black bass, it appears, were
so abundant that the man who caught the
fewest was looked upon as the most Ikillful
fisherman of the party. When this grew
monotonous Ithe party started for Atlantic
City, where they arrived Sunday nignt
They loafed ibout the shores till this morn
ing, when th ;j started for this city.
On the jot rney here, Senator Fassett al
leges, they t -oiled for bluefish with phe
nomenal sue :ess, considering the speed of
"Did you i ilk politics?" Senator Fassett
"Politics? said the Senator, as though
he grasped the meaning ot the word with
difficulty. "Why, no, certainly not. Not
a word about politics was uttered."
Mr. Quay and General Dudley started for
their homes shortlv after their arrival here.
The othsr three gentlemen are at the Filth
ONE POINT FOE N0ET1N GREEN.
The Government Has to Partially Adopt the
Cent a Word Kate.
Washington, August 12. The un
settled condition of affairs between the tele
graph companies and the Government has
given rise to tome complications. It fre
quently happens that secret service, light
house and other Government employes de
sire to send telegrams when away from
Washington, and for this service they are
now required to pay the full commercial
rate. As the use of the telegraph wire is
imperative, these persons have paid for the
messages in the hope that the Government
would reimburse them.
Several conferences between Assistant
Secretary Batcheller and Assistant Post
master General Clarkson have been held,
and it has been decided to allow a rate of
,one cent per word to be charged on these
messages until a definite and final rate is
agreed upon. This agreement does not apply
to telegrams sent lrom the departments in
this city, as here the amount is simply
credited on the books.
MAN AND MONEI MI8S1NG.
The Peculiar Manner In Which an Ex
Partner Victimised ihe-Flrnt.
BOST02T, August 12. A few weeks ago
the firm of H. W. Tilton & Co., stock
brokers at 17 Exchange place, was dis
solved by -mutual consent, Mr. H.W. Til
ton continuing at ihe'old office. For some
days afterward Heiiry J. Higgins, Mr. Til
ton's ex-partner, made a practice of visiting
the place early every morning. It has just
been learned that Higgins had during his
visits opened the morning mail and taken,
checks from -letters, indorsed them in the
firm's name and got them cashed.
The entire amount obtained in this way
is said to be about $3,200, and it is also
charged that he embezzled $2,800 from Mr.
Tilton before the firm was dissolved. Hig
gins is believed to have gyne to Montreal.
HUBDEB AT A CHRISTENING.
Polish Brothers-In-Law Quarrel and One is
fgrxenx. txlzobxx to tot dispatctm
Wilkesbakee, August 12. There" was
a christening at the home of a Pdlander
named Scholoski on Whisky Hill to-day.
Among those present were Peter Sillinski,
a brother-in-law of Scholoski's. The two
men quarreled and a fight ensued, in wbich
all hands took part After the melee there
were many broken heads. Three constables
restored order after much difficulty.
This afternoon Sillinski went to his
brother in-law's house and renewed the
fight Scholoski palled a long butcher
knife and stabbed his antagonist to the
heart. He then carried the body to an out
house and ran and gave an alarm. He said
that Sillinski had committed suicide. Scho
loski was arrested and is now in jail.
SUICIDED ON JIIS WIPE'S GRATE.
The Trnalc End of a Heartbroken Hus
band a Baltimore.
fgrXCT.lI. TELKGBAiT TO T&B DISFJLTCB.t
Baltijioee, August 12. About one week
ago Frederick Schlmell, a German tailor,
buried his wife, to whom he had become da
voted during a, married career of 20 years.
The death of his- lifelong partner affected
him very .much and he became quite melan
choly. Since then he has been going out to
the cemetery daily placing flowers upon his
To-day he went out as usual accompanied
by his son. He bent affectionately over the
grave as he. placed the flowers upon the
mound. The next moment the boy heard a
pistol shot He rushed to.his father, but
found him lifeless. The poor lonely old
man had sent a bullet through his heart
NO MARKET: MANIPULATION
Could be Affected by the Organization of a
New Yobk, August 13f. The Tribune of
this morning says: The recently published
report that prominent manufacturers of table
glassware in Ohio, Pennsylvania and
West Virginia had combined to form an
immense trust, with its headquarters in
Pittsburg, was pretty generally canvassed
in the glassware trade yesterday.
The general opinion expressed was that
while the proposed combination, if effected,
would prove a strong one, it would not be
able to control the output of glassware, or
successfuly manipulate the market for that
DIED AFTER DOING HIS DBTT.
Thef Oldest Man la Malno Is no More, but
His 330 Descendants Still Lire.
tSPXCXtt. TXXXPBJUS TO TOT DISPATCH.
Auotsta, Me., August 12. Elihu
Stevens, of Belgrade, the oldest man in the
State, died yesterday, at the age of 101
years. He was a second cousin to Hon. Lot
M. and A. P. Morrill. He was married
three times, and was the father of 22 chil
dren, most of whom are living, and he had
descendants in the third, fourth and fifth
generation's to the number of- 32S at the
date of his 101st birthday.
Mr. Stevea was a Telasteer ia tie War
.iVnrj: Colored Preacher at
its lie Was f resenl
He Declares He Didn't Fire the Fatal Shot,
bnt Doesn't Say "fflo Did.
NOT AT ALL GRATETUL OR FAyORS, JM
And Colonel Echols Threatens to Denounce Ena if He'
Doesn't Do Bi;ut
Before leaving Soufh Carolina, Preacher
Xeldell-Flemon consented to talk a little.
He didn't seem to appreciate the pains
taken by Edgefield people to prevent him
from Wing lynched. He finally admitted
that he was present at Blackwell's murder,
but denies he fired the fatal shot He wilt
study for the ministry.
ffriCIAI. TELXOILUI TO TUB DISPATCH.
Columbia, S. C., August 12. Tne sitna
tion in Edgefield after midnight of Satur
day and during Sunday was intensely in
teresting and exciting, and is worthy of re
counting in detail. The acquittal of Tel
dell bad greatly aggravated the intensa
feeling of Blackwell's friends, from the;
"Dark Corner" of the county. These weret
desperate men, and, as stated in these dis-f
patches last night, they were outspoken in
their determination to kill Teldell on sight
It was discovered after midnight that sen
tinels had been posted on the road leading:
out of town, and placed in a cornfield back;
of the jail, in order to intercept Teldell in,
case he should leave Edgefield. An ordeff
for the prisoner's release had been signed by
the Judge, bnt not presented to the Sheriff
as it was intended that he should remain is
jail until morning.
A double hight -watch.
The Edgefield Bifles guarded the jail alC
night When daylight came it was seen)
that the Blackwclls and their "Dark Cor)
ner" mob were still on the lookout, ami
Sheriff Oucti declared that an attack on th
road was certain, if they attempted to re
move Teldell from the jail to Trenton. Then?
Mr. Benet and the Sheriff visited Judgo;
Pressley and laid the facts before him. That
Judge declared that peace warrants ought to
be sworn out at once against the Blackwellat
and every man associated with them; that)
they should be arrested and searched for,
concealed weapons, and he pledged himself
to put them all in jail until they gave good)
surety to keep the' peace. All who had con-'
cealed weapons should be prosecuted. Evenrt
man patroling the road should be arrested it
it took COO men to do it ,
Sheriff Oucti objected to swearing out ther
warrants himself, and while he was looking?
for some one to perform this duty, tha
Blackwells left the town and went no ozfo
HOW THE STAET WAS MADE.
It was only a few minutes before the stars'
that the outsiders knew of the purpose to
remove Teldell. Th,e sheriff in command
of the posse entered tho jail and escorted
Teldell out at 2.45 P. 31. Headed by Messrsv
Benet and Kchols, the Jbody moved half a,
mile to the station, where they embarked ia
a combination car attached to the engine.
In a few minutes the train was flying at full
speed, toward Trenton, which was safely
reached, and the sheriff and Solicitor Kel
son, who had accompanied the party, got off
and returned to idgeneld.
Teldell came out of the jail wearing a
very sober face, and did not smile fill ha
had passed Trenton. He wore a flannel,
shirt and had taken off his coat His only
baggage consisted of two pairs of handcuffs,
which he had been loaned in Pittsburg and.
had worn on his trip South. He evaded at
direct answer to almost every question. Hiaj
concessions of fair treatment were niggardly.
He said he was not much scared Saturday
night. He intended to study atWilbef
force College, Ohio, for the ministry, begin1
ning next month. His confectionery bnsi
nes3 in Pittsburg had been broken up and
he could not return to it at this time of tho
year. He had been treated very nicely ia
TREATED VEEV PAIELT.
The prosecution, he thought, had been,
fair. He was inclined to deny all knowl.
edge of the killing of Blackwell, but finally
admitted that he was there. He said he did
not know a warrant was out for him, but
had heard from his family that a posse had
been to his house after him that night Her
said he was armed only with a pistol; that
he never had a shotgun in his life, and that
ne did not snoot at all.
He exhibited a scar on his left wrist, and
stated that he had been shot there by the)
posse when the house was surrounded. Ho
professed not to know the reason for tha
presence of this guard about him, and
would not admit that it waa creditable lo
th e Edgefield people.
On this line. Colonel Echols declares that,.
if Teldell does not acknowledge the hand
some manner in which he has been treated,
he (Colonel Echols) will pnblicly denounces
WHAT MADE HIM SMILE.
At Aiken a swarm of colored peop!e
gathered to see Teldell. The rest of tho
trip to Columbia was accomplished without
notable incidents, except a raid on a water
melon patch near Bamberg. Teldell's com
posure-now came back to him, and wheal
Colonel Echols handed him a piece of tha
heart of a huge melon a smile broke over-'
The Edgefield boys made the trip enjoy)
bletoall. They joked and sangold-tima,
plantation songs and negro campmeetin;;
hymns, which Mr. Benet and Colonel
Echols at times joined in heartily.
In summing the events of the last 21
hours the fact must be emphasized that
that there was no danger to Teldell from
any one in Edgefield, except the tough
from the "Dark Corner," and not much
ARRESTED FOR ARSON.
Tho Authorities of Unnbury Trying; to 81ft sv
Fire Mystery to tho Bottom.
tSFXCIAt. TXLZdSJUt TO THE DISr ATCH.1
DAlfBUET, COSK., August 12. Mrs,
Mary Dugan, of Mountainville avenue,
was arrested to-day on the order of the fira
marshal, on suspicion of setting her house
on fire yesterday morning. This afternoon,
she was held for trial before the superior
court At the time the building was fired
Mrs. Dugan's four children were asleep
upstairs, and narrowly escaped suffocation.
Many believe the mother innocent of tha
heartless act, and there is only circumatan
tial evidence against her.
The body fonnd in the White street fira
has been identified as that of Barney "Van
Wie. Three leading insurance companies
have already withdrawn from Danbury on
account of the many fires, and will not
issue policies under any circumstances.
-Sentenced for a Serious Offense.
Washtnotoit, August 12. Irving H,
Delamater, of the West Point Military
Academy detachment of field music, haa
been found guilty of having conspired wltH
Cadet Charles Keller to surreptitiously ia
troduce into the camp of the cadet corps twa
boxes of lemons in violation of regalatioBsV
and sentenced to forfeit two BOBtb' paj; -