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IN F2KALS ATTIRE.
How Murderer ajuirkey Escaped from
From til- ■' a 'i FeancisCo Examiner.
• Those who have been so fortunate as to
met Mrs. W. J. Scanlon, the handsome
wife of the comedian who is now playing an
qpgagbm'ent in this city, if they have no
pie. ions, knowledge of her pact life, would
little think that she is the heroine of aa ex
ploit which. for consummate skill and dar
ing, far outshines any similar act of history
or fl-t.ion. Mis. Scan lan's maiden name
w as Maggie Jouniau, her parents beiog well
known and respected people, who, during
their lifetime, resided in New York city .
In Gotham Maggie was born and reared .'
until the time when, while still quite a
young girl, she met and fell in love with
William J. Sharkey.
Sharkey is described as a man who never
feared any living thing. When a boy he
fell in with a crowd of roughs, and soon
learned to be an expert in the art of picking
pockets, eventually graduating from that
primary school of crime into the more lu
crative field of burglary. He was, however,
possessed of a large amount of native
shrewdness, which invariably saved him
from meeting his just deserts at the hands
of the police. He was arrested times in
numerable, but always managed to wriggle
through some loophole in the law.
THIEF AND WARD LEADER.
His superior talents soon gathered around
him a large constituency of men of his own
class, and so many voters did he and his
friends control in the Eighth Ward that
they generally manag and to run things to
suit themselves until Sharkey, by some mis
chance being defeated in a fight for Alder
niauic honors, left the field of politics in dis
gust, His tastes then led him to pick his
friends among the gamblers, who at that
time infe ted New York, and it was not
long before Sharkey, having acquired some
wealth, started a faro game in Buffalo. The
bank did not pan out well, and Sharkey re
turned to New York $-1,000 poorer than
when he left.
Among his numerous friends was a faro
dealer named Huberts. Dunn, who imagined
that if given a chance he could make the
game pay, so Sharkey “staked' 1 him to the
tune of S6OO, which was soon jingling in the
pockets of the Buffaloites, ana Dunn re
turned to New York flat broke.
Sharkey claimed that the SOOO was merely
a loan, and ho frequently asked Dunn to
pay it. but that individual never had
enough to comply with the demand.
Little did Dunn think that SOOO was to be
the cause of his death. One day a sporting
man, and a mutual friend of Dunn ana
Sharkey, died, and his funeral, which took
place on a Sunday, was attended by the
v.hilom partners. They left the cortege at
the ferry, however, and returned up town
by different routes.
A few hours later Dunn was standing in
a saloon talking with some friends when
Sharkey, who had evidently been drinking,
entered alone. He walked up to Dunn and
demanded the SOOO. Ilium replied that he
did not have it; upon which Sharkey back
ed to the door, and, pulling a derringer from
his pocket, leveled it at Dunn. Tiie next
instant he pulled the trigger, a crimson
streak of flame flashed from the barrel and
Dunn fell with a bullet in his heart.
Sharkey then rushed from the saloon and
Two days later the assassin was arrested,
he having been tracked by Detective Gor
don to a room in a house on Washington
street, near PeiTV. Sharkey set up the plea
that the killing was accidental, but notwith
standing this he was convicted of murder in
the first degree, and the date of execution
was set for Aug. 15, 1878. The case being
appealed to the Supreme Court, a writ of
error was granted, and pending a second
hearing the murderer was confined in the
THE WIFE’S DIPLOMACY.
During his trial and after it Mrs Sharkey,
nee Maggie Jourdan, proved herself a most
devoted wife. Day after day the doors of
the prison would no sooner be opened than
She would appear and remain until the hour
of closing. She never failed to bring him
some package, the contents of which would
serve to while away the weary horn's. So
exemplary was her conduct that Chiet
Jailer Phillips gave orders that she be
allowed to enter and leave the prison with
out having to take the ticket which the
prison rules demanded should be given to
each visitor upon entering and which they
were obliged to surrender upon leaving the
On Nov. 19,1818, while Sharkey's appeal
was still pending, his wife visited him in the
prison, and was still with him when Mrs.
Westiey Allen entered for the purpose of
visiting a burglar named Flood. She con
versed for a moment with Sharkey in pass
ing his cell, but no importance attached to
the circumstance at the time. Mi's. Sharkey
left the prison at half-past 1 o'clock, and
was followed some time after by a woman
dressed in black, and with a heavy green
veil, which concealed her face. This person
was Sharkey in female attire, who, upon
reaching the gate, surrendered a visitor’s
ticket and passed out unmolested.
One of the three guards who were stand
ing by thought he noticed something sus
picious about the supposed woman, but had
his suspicion allayed when, upon following
the disguised murderer, he caught sight of
a pair of high-heeled gaiter's on the escaping
feet ns their owner was hoarding a Bleecker
Four hours later Miss Allan wanted to
leave the Tombs, but not having her visi
tor's ticket, which she claimed to have lost,
she was detained until the prison could lie
searched. Then it was that Sharkey’s es
cape was discover ed. Miss Allan was ar
rested, but nothing could be proved against
her, and she was finally allowed to go.
A search of Sharkey’s late cell brought to
light his own clothes, and on a shelf in the
'■*•ll was found his mustache still wet from
lather. He had shaved it off with a razor
brought to him by his wife, and the fe
male clothes he wore when he escaped were
brought him, garment at a time, by the
rente faithfrrl woman.
All America • scoured for the mur
derer, but he as never recaptured. The
conductor of theca which he Iroorded on
Bleecker street remembered the supposed
woman, who, he said, had alighted at Water
street There tl.c truil ended, and it was
several rnonlhs before the authorities dis
covered that lie was i;i Havariu, from which
eorrntry it was impossible to extradite him.
Capt. locs has information that Sharkey
is now in Madrid, Spain, where ho is as safe
from the law as if he were in his grave.
Mrs. Sharkey was arrested two days after
the escape at 107 Ninth avenue, but was ac
quitted by a jury.
A few years ago she secured a divorce
from Sharkey and married Scanlon. Mrs.
Scanlnn bus been a very beautiful girl, and,
although she has seetr some hard times in her
life, she is still one of the prettiest women
who has graced the streots of San Francisco
in a long time.
Their First Trousers.
From the New Orleans Picayune
The Legislature of the Mexican State of
Jalisco enacted u law that all the males,
who arc to u large extent Indians, should
weai' in public iiuntaloons, commencing on
Fept. 1. When the day camo in the city of
Guadnlaiara the balcotiins were full of
pretty girls watching and laughing at the
antic* of Ihe aßimdorrs, cm gadores, car
hoiiero*. etc.. as they went alsiut their ro
''l*Ttive duties. Some of the men got I heir
jwiitidooiiN on wrong aide liefore, other* did
not know how to use the pocket*, and others
"nised very awkwardly. Tho Indian* have
filially itroepiod the DOW Older of tilings
* itii great good humor attor too usual pre
Hath for the Full
The Fninoii* him received til- latest Btyles
Hat* lor fab, billing tiieut cheap in order
!•• et| attention to Until' removal to the
IK rthuant OUTMT of Coojfrtmo end Whitaker
MJ acts. I
' Nina Holes in k Intestines Succees
From the icinnati Enquirer.
i Last Sunday /anty” Mitchell, a colored
1 man well know ll police circles, was shot
by 800 Bryant j lls Taylor, at a crap joint
at 700 West tfth street, owned by Leo
Thompson and> n by one Henry Fisher.
Mitchell amßryant had been playing
craps, wbea * argument arose over the
payment of j. Mitchell struck Bryant.
< Another frietof Bryant named Caldwell
\ interfered, al during the scuffle Bryant
I pulled hisgmjiid, placing it close to Mitch
i ell’s stoniaelmred. After quite a chase
j Bryant was inght and Mitchell was re
moved to tUhospital. An examination
showed that t.hall, tired from a 44-calibre
revolver, eal*d the abdomen, leaving a
small round b> a trifle above and to the
left of the umfccus. Whan he was taken
L? the word hffas writhing in agony, and
j from the hast examination made it was
believed that t| man could Uve but a few
The patient to removed to the surgical
ward, and Dr. BS. Comer was summoned
to attend the cat
A MORE CA*FUL IX AMIN ATION
was made, fron#hich the surgeon formed
the opinion thatfie bal had penetrated the
stomach, and pioably the intestines, either
of which is lieoetrily fatal. Under the
circumstances ti wound would have been
treated only to the patient’s pain, as
there is scarce! my hope for recovery
from au injuryf this character, but Mitch
ell is a man of Je and powerful physique,
and Dr. Conne thinking that his iron con
stitution woulstand it, suggested the only
hope of safetytbat of an operation. His
plan was to opt the abdomen and search for
the ball in thehomach and intestines, al
though even there was only slight
hone for recow.
The patient Tas suffering intense paiu,
although wit remarkable fortitude and
bravery, andt kas this that prompted the
doctor’s suggtthn of an operation. The pa
tient’s wishes tere consulted, and the case
was fully expired. He himself knew that
death was indifeble if something was not
done, and on W other hand he knew that
few persons utvived the operation more
than a few rurs. Something had to lie
done, and tltb at once, as every moment
the patient g#v worse. He hesitated only
a moment am ben consented.
l’reparatiorjwere liegun at once. Instru
meats to nu-etsbery emergency that might
BROUOrmu THE OPERATING room.
and every pPcaution was taken to have
the operation tsult satisfactorily. Perfect
!y cool anc apparently unconcerned,
Mitchell allowd the surgeons to remove his
clothing and Ly him on the operating-table.
Dr. Murphy ws present to act as Dr. Con
ner’s assistant,and administered the umes
tbetic, that son rendered the patient un
conscious. A'lttle group of interested In
ternes stood inigroup aliout the operation
table, and a delh-like silence reigned as tho
surgeon removd his coat, preparatory to
making the prohbly fatal cut.
Tho usual tesjwas made, and the patient
was found read. Then Dr. Conner, with
a steady hand, Hide an incision extending
nearly the whae length of the left side of
the abdomen. yt the knife pressed through
the flesh the irtfstines protruded, present
ing a siekeninfSight, but the surgeon never
stopped, save to allow the blood to be
washed away. The external part of the
operation wa-finished and then came the
extremely debate operation of removing
the intestines from their place. As the
operation prqfressed, the surgeon proceeded
more slowly .wanning every part of the in
testine as it we; taken out, while the group
of young surfpnus abut the table craned
their necks aid pressed up closer, fearful of
losing sight £ a single move. Suddenly
tho surgeon aused in lii.s movements, and
bending clo# to the opening scanned it
carefully, 'hen for the first time he
LOOTED UP FROM HIS WORK
to his yourger brothers about him, and
told by his ’eoks that he had discovered the
cause of tht trouble. It was a small, round
hole in tb intestine from which digested
food protrified, showing the course of the
ball. Thistyas cleansed of the foreign mat
ter and theeearch continued. Section after
section of tee organ was removed, and in
each one tlwe was discovered the same in
nocent-looMng small round hole, scarcely
perceptible save for the particles of food
that protruled from them. Nine such holes
were discovered, and in addition several
large blood vessels hail been severed by the
ball, and tie prospect of saving the
patient’s liferwas indeed a gloomy one. Dr.
Conner, however, never stopped for a sec
ond Again hiaking sure that all foreign
matter had been washed away, he began
the delicate prrt of tho operation. The in
testine was adzed, the edges of the wound
brought togefher anil with a few quick mo
tions, they wsre sewed together with dried
cat intestinal and the wound was closed.
This was repeated with each of the nine
holes, and lifter each had been securely
closed, and file blood washed away, the in
testines wart carefully put back into posi
tion. Dr. Corner heaved a sigh of relief as
he finished tbs most tedious anil deiicate
part of the /operation, and the ruptured
blood vessels vero soon ligatured.
THE EXTERNAL WOUND,
was closed with silk and silver wire, and
Dr. Conner stood back to view the work it
hod taken him over three hours to perform
and to hope for its favorable results. The
patient soon recovered and did not appear
to suffer much pain.
Since then Mitchell has steadily improved,
even beyond the most sanguine hopes of the
surgeons. The only danger apprehended at
this stage is from inflammation. This, it is
expected, will sot in, if at all, not later than
to-day, yet last night, while a trifle more
restless and nervous, the patient showed no
signs of having inflammation, and he is in
a fair way to recover.
ENGLAND AND AMERICA.
Oliver Wendell Holmes On the Ten
dency to Emigration and Remigra
From the Atlantic Monthly.
We must not forget that our fathers were
exiles from their dearly loved native land,
driven by causes which no longer exists.
“Freedom to worship God” is found in Eng
land as fully as in America in our day. In
placing the Atlantic between themselves
and the Old World civilizations they made
on enormous socriftco. It is true that the
wonderful advance of our people in all the
arts and accomplishments which make life
agreeable has transformed the wilderness
into a home where men and women can live
comfortably, elegantly, happily, if they are
of contented disposition; and without that
they can be happy nowhere. What better
provision can lie for a mortal man than
such as our own Boston can afford its
wealthy children* A palace on Common
wealth avenue or on Beacon street; a coun
try place at Framingham or Lenox; a sea
side residence al Nubant, Beverly Farms,
Netvpor. or Bar Harbor; a pew at Trinity
or King's Chapel; a tomb at Mount Auburn
or Forest Hills, with the prospect of a me
moriul-suiinod window after his lamented
demise—is not this a pretty programme to
offer a candidate for human existence!
Give him all those advan ages, and bn
will still bn longing to cross the water, to
gel, liack to that old home of his fathers, so
delightful in doeif, *o mfiuitely desira'ilo on
account of ids nearness to Farts, to G< Tiva,
to Rome, to all that is most interesting in
Europe. The loss wealthy, las* cultivated,
lew fas iilioua I'hiss of America*** ore not so
much haunted bv these longings. But the
convenient* *f wing in the Ohl World is
so great, and it is such a trial and such a
risk to keep crossing the 000*11, that it
wains alt i jut birr hkeiv tied a ouiuddaraMe
cuiretit of remignition will gradually de
velop itself cnong our people.
Homs And Ua* climate of the othsi aids of
tbs Atlantic *.nt* them batter than their
wu. As toe N'uw Hu ;!oad cliai ircterWtio*
THE MORNING NEWS: TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 1887.
are gradually superseded by those of other
races, other forms of belief and other asso
ciations, the time may come wheu a New
Englander will fee! nioiv as if lie were
among his own people in Loudon than in
one of our sealnjara cities. The vast ma
jority of our jieople love their country too
well and are too proud of it to be willing to
expatriate themselves. But going back to
our old homes, to And ourselves among the
relatives from whom we have separated for a
few generations, is not like transfer
ring oui'selvcs to a laud where mother
language is spoken and where there are no
ties of blood and no common religion or po
I, for one. being myself an inveterately
rooted American, of the Bostonian variety,
ns over saw himself mirrored in the Frog
Pond, hope that the exchanges of emigrants
and remigrants will lie much jnore evenly
balanced by and by than at present. 1 hoi>e
that more Englishmen like James Smith
son will help to build up our scientific and
literary institutions. 1 hope that more
Americans like George Peabody will call
down the blessings of the English people by
noble benefactions to the cause of charity.
It was with deep feelings of pride and
gratitude that I looked upon the bust of
Longfellow, holding its place among the
monuments of England’s greatest and best
children. I see with equal pleasure and
pride that one of our own largo-hearted
countrymen has honored the memory of
two English poets Milton and Cowper, by
the gift ot two beautiful stained windows,
and with still ampler munificence is erecting
a stately fountain in the birthplace of
Shakespeare. Such acts as these make us
feel more and more the truth of the gener
ous sentiment which closes the ode of Wash
ington Allston, America to England; “We
THE JEWISH MOTHER’S REVENGE.
How MUe. Helene de Rothschild Was
From Lucy Hooper's Paris Letter.
The sensation of the last week has been
the marriage of Mile. Helene Betty de Roths
child to the Baron van Zuyleu van Haar of
Belgium. It was a very quiet affair, only the
relatives and most intimate friends of the
bride and bridegroom lieiirr present. It is
now some months since Mile. Helene, the
greatest heiress m Europe, packed up her
trunks and went down to Compeigne with
all her retinue of servants, equipages, dogs
and horses, to say nothing of her governess
and her lady companion, to stay at the
house of the aged physician of the family,
Dr. Raymond, and from thence to launch
the “three respectful summons’’ required
by French law as a preliminary to matri
mony without parental consent, at her
mother, the widowed Baroness Solomon.
There is not a solitary objection to ho made
to Baron van Haar, except that he is a
Christian and a Catholic, and by no means
wealthy. As to the latter disqualification,
it might have been overlooked, 1 think, as
the lady’s fortune amounts to fully $12,000,-
000, with as much more in prospect when
her mother dies. She is sure to inherit the
latter fortune, despite the wrath of the old
lady at the marriage, for, by the provision
of the Code Napoleon, no parent can disin
herit a child The Baroness gave in so far
as to accord at last a nominal consent to the
nuptials, but she was not present at the
wedding, and has, it is said, already interred
in effigy her disobedient daughter with ail
the solemn formalities of Jewish rites She
is one of tho most bigoted in religious mat
• ters of all that bigoted family, and has not
for years past so much as spoken to her
two sisters, both of whom married scions of
the French nobility. It is a singular fact
that while several of the dailies of tho Roths
child family have married Christians no
male member of it has evr been known to
do so. It is a well-known fact that Burou
Alfred de Rothschild was at one time
deeply in love with the beautiful and
widowed Mi's. Woodward (formerly
Miss Minnie King of Georgia, and
now the Marchioness of Anglesey),
but his father, Baron James of
London, sternly prohibited the match,
and as he, by the English law, had the
power of disinheriting his son, tho younjj
inan was forced to yield to the parental
dictum. The Barou van Haar is said to be
one of the handsomest men in Europe: tall,
athletic, and finely formed, with regular
features and brilliant, expressive eyes. He
belongs to one of the noblest families in
Belgium, his young cousin and the head of
the nouse being the Prince de Looz Cors
vvardem. The Prince was present at the
wedding and was the first witness for tiie
bridegroom, an office that corresponds at a
French marriage to that of “best man" at
an English or American one. He is a very
handsome young follow of 27 and has more
than once been in negotiation for the hand of
an American heiress, ho being as poor in
pocket as he is noble by birth. But he ts a
dissipated youth, and his follies and frolics
have heretofore hindered him from marry
ing well—that is to say, wealthy The new
Baroness van Hair, the bride of the other
day, is plain, and stout, and strong-minded,
and something over 8!) years of age. She
always used to declare that she never
would marry, and strenuously resisted all
the attempts of her family to make a match
between herself and one of her do Roths
child cousins. She has had her own way,
anil nas espoused the man of her choice.
As ad American woman I cannot but ap
plaud the energy and independence with
which she put her matrimonial projects into
execution. May she and her handsome hus
band be as happy as the day is long! If the
external loveliness of a homo has anything
to do with the bliss of its inmates they cer
tainly will be, for all Paris -holds no more
exquisite abode than the charming hotel on
the Avenue du Bois de Boulogne in which
the newly wedded pair are to take up their
residence when they return to Paris from
their honeymoon journey.
TESTING THE HEAT_OF THE HEAD.
A Machine Applied by Dr. Hammond
to Jay Gould.
From the -.Veit 1 York Tribune.
The other day Jay Gould visited the office
of Dr. William A. Hammond, of West
Fifty-fourth street, for the purpose of find
ing out what, if anything, was the matter
with his head. He hail been troubled with
neuralgia and insomnia, and decided that
he would have Dr. Hammond teat his era
nium with his wonderful thermo-electric
differential calorimeter. Within half an
honr after Mr. Gould's visit tho doctor was
overwhelmed with questions as to the na
ture of the Wall street magnate’s
malady. The questions came by tel
egraph, by messenger and by per
sonal entreaty, lor the most part, of course,
from people interested in the stock market.
A Tr thane reporter, who desired to learn
the opinion or the ex-Surgeon General of
tho army in regard to the proposed service
pension bill, which is now the subject of
discussion in army and navy circles, called
on the doctor yesterday, and, before enter
ing upon that topir, incidentally asked him
what was tho result of his examination of
Mr. Gould's head.
“I shall not tell you,” replied Dr. Ham
mond, with professional wariness. “I never
talk about the caste of my jiatients. If I
did, I ought often give out point* which
would make serious changes in stock quota
tions in Wall street, and that would he
manifestly Improper and disnonest on my
part. But," continued he, “If you will step
with me into my examination room, I will
show you tin uiHchine’ I exarnind Mr.
Gould’s head with.”
The c* 1 irhnoter rested upon a table before
the darkened window. The doctor ex
plained that it wo* me invention of Dr. J.
H. Lmibard. formerly assistant professor of
phrenology at Harvard. Its action is dem
on*! rated by mean* of •delicate needle
noon the face of • graduated circular wale,
about 8 inches ui d;*tntei'. Tie- heat of the
various portion* of the hood, which it reg
iter*. i* -tutfiyd into electricity by apply
ing tiie thermo* h. trie poie, which are *nn
tier to the handle* oi a galvanic battery,
when Uia need)- li.iuiiunaousiy record* the
result, tki <inh ale is this Instrument that
the neat generated by the agitation of the
■Slugs of a hoe, at the uod of a Uu tube 9
feet long placed against one of tho polos,
will be recorded bv the needle.
“In a healthy right-handed person," said
the doctor, “the Unt side of the hen I is hot
ter than the right side. The forehead is
also hotter than the hack of the head, in a
state of health. If the person U Vft
ltauded, the right side will lie the hotter.
By means of this instrument 1 can detect
and locate a clot of blood upon the brain of
a patient Now, if you will sit in this chair
where Mr. Gould sat. facing the instru
ment, I will show you how it works. You
are left-handed, ehl”
“I am not,” replied the reporter.
“Then,” said the doctor, “if your head is
all right, when I place the poles against
either side of it, the needle will move to
ward the window."
The needle moved toward the window.
“I will now change the poles to your fore
head and the back of vour head. If your
head is in a healthy condition the needle
will move toward you.”
The change in the manner of application
caused the needle to move toward the re
“If it is any satisfaction to you," said Dr.
Hammond, “you may be pleased to know
that your head is level. ”
Except to say that the needles moved
similarly, when Mr. Gould occupied the
chair, however, tho doctor would reveal
nothing as to the condition of his famous
patient’s head. It was learned elsewhere,
nevertheless, that Mr. Gould’s fears for the
condition of his brain have been quieted by
the action of the doctor's little machines,
and that his sleep has returned to him and
his neuralgia has in a great measure de
parted. Most people in Wall street will be
glad to know that he is not so much awake
as he has been of late.
AN INTERESTING STORY.
How Sumner’s Servant Saved Sew
Arnold Buryes Johnson in the September Cos
Among Mr. Sumner’s servants the one
whom he most highly valued was an elder
ly Irish woman, Margaret Coleman. She
was his housekeeper for the last two
years of his life, and now becomes a historic
Prior to entering Nil'. Sumner’s service,
Margaret was of the household of William
H. Seward. When, on April 14, 18f!5, the
night of the assassination of Lin
coln, an attempt was made on the life of
Mr. Seward, she was one of those in charge
of his room, he then being confined to his
bed from the effects of a fall from his car
riage. Payne, the would-be assassin, was
met by Mr. Frederick Seward at the head of
the stairs. After wounding him severely
and leaving him seemingly dead, Payne
passed over his body to reach the room of
Ins father The noise had notified Mar
garet, who was in her own room on the
story above, of Payne’s approach, and his
object. As Payne entered the sick room
Robinson, the male nurse, then confronted
him. Payne struck Robinson to the ground
with his knife, and then sprang at the Secre
tary. Mr. Seward was in a half-sitting pos
ture, leaning his back against a sick chair
placed iu tiie bed for his support. Realiz
ing Payne's object, he pulled the bed-clotu
ing over his head for protection. Payne
struck him a number of times. One blow
was so well aimed that it passed through the
bedclothes: through his cheek, into his neck
on the right side, and another on the left
side cut his neck.
Meantime all this was passing quicker
than it can be told. Margaret had sprung
upon him from behind, and Robinson luul
gathered himself up sufficiently to confront
the assassin. Maj. A. H. Seward, Miss
Fannie Seward, and some of tho servants -f
the household were now entering the room,
and Payne fought his way out from among
them. Margaret was struck in the face, ap
pearently by Payne’s clinched list, so that
her face was painful and discolored for
some time, and she was hurled again t the
door-jamb with such force os to break her
collar-bone. Maj. Seward was sligutiy cut
in several places, but none of the women
except Margaret was in any way injured.
Payne after cutting his way out, mounted
his horse and escaped. Meantime Mr. Sew
ard had apparently disapjieareii, and for a
moment it was thought that the assassin h k 1
thrown him out Of the open window, jlo
had, however, rolled himself in his bed
clothing, and fallen between the bed and
the .vail, but was so suspended by the cloth
ing that he had not reached the floor. Mar
garet pulled him up, unrolled him now
nearly smothered iu the blankets and the
blood, and assisted in doing what was neces
sary before she found out how much she
herself was injured. She recovered, how
ever, sufficiently to continue to act as
head nurse to Secretary Seward, to Mr.
Frederick Seward, and to Mrs. Seward,
who never recovered from the shock of that
night, and who died in Margaret’s arms,
and, finally, as nurse to Miss Fannie Se
ward. She saw her pass away within the
When Mr. Fish succeeded Mr. Seward a*
Secretary of State, he took certain of the
Seward servants, who agreed to stay with
him until Mrs. Fish brought her own estab
lishment to Washington. So Margaret re
mained with the new Secretary of State
for six months, and then wont to Mr. Sum
ner, with whom she remained until bis
death. The arrangement was particularly
agreeable to the ladies whom Mr. Suinner
received, as most of them had been ac
customed to her friendly ministrations
when visiting at the Seward and Fish
DEATH OF THE LAST KING OF
A Famous Ruler, Whose Deposition
Lead to the Great Sepoy Mutiny.
From the Hew York Snn.
Calcutta, Sept 22.—Wajid Ali Shah,
the last King of Oude, one of the richest
and most populous districts of India, is
dead. The profligacy and misgovernmont of
the royal house of Oude culminated in
Wajid Ali, who was declared by the English
to be more imbecile and sensuous than any
of hi* predecessors. Iu 1855 Geu. Outrum,
the British Resident at Lucknow, the eapi
tal of Oude, reported to his government
that chaos reigned in the country. Though
the people were heavily taxed, little revenue
reached the public treasury. The judges
were venal, tue police corrupt, tho aruiy
rapacious and cowardly, and the royal gov
ernment virtually at an end. The East
India Company in 1858 drew up a treaty
which transferred to them the entire man
agement, of the kingdom, while providing
for the dignity and ullluence of the royal
family. The King refused to sign this
Wajid Ali was thereupon deposed, and his
kingdom was annexed to the jameesßioiis of
the East India Company, a proceeding
which, at. the time, was disapproved by
many of the English people, who regarded
the deposition of the King as nujust and im
politic. He was allowed to retain his titles,
received a large pension, and removed to
Calcutta, where he has lived most of the
time since-at Garden Reach, on the out
skirts of the city.
The King's mother soon after visited Eng
land, uccompamed by his m>u and brother.
•She whm received very kindly by (Jueen
Victoria, and remained in England some
time, urging in vain her claim* for redrew.
She Anally died broken-bearUid in Faria
The people of Oude never submitted
voluntarily to the change of government,
and a great |topuiar rising occurred. Thu
bitter war for iitde|*Mi<wure which was
waged for two rears is fauiou* in history a*
the ;*e|oy mutiny. The former King was
strongly u*|** ted of complicity, and he
was for many month* kept prisoner in Cas
tle William One of hi* wives, known a*
the li-guni, headed a party of insurgent* at
Lucknow, and when lie- inawn-ection was
MippresMtd it is supposed that she encaped
into Thibet The whole isqmiatiou was dio
crmin-tit the *< un* one vf
Ums u fist prxwpai porLMta i d LudU.
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Corporations, manufacturers, banks and bankers, mer
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J. H. ESTILL. ,
The Savannah Academy
Will open tte Nineteenth Annual Session on
MONDAY, the 3d of October.
Instruction given Ir. Ancient and Modem
Languages, Mathematics and English.
Catalogues at ail of the book stores.
Office hours from Ba. m. to 5 r. si., commenc
ing the vfith.
JOHN TALIAFERRO. Principal.
CHARLES W. BAIN. Ci.lv. Va.,First Ass.- tent.
University of (ieoim
P. H. MELL, D. D„ LL. D., Chancellor.
'TMIE 87th session of the Departments at Ath*
I ens will lie gin Wednesday, October 5, 1887.
TUITION FREE, except in Law Department.
LAMAR ( 088.
Secretary Board of Trustees.
COMMERCIAL AND PRACTICAL INSTITLTB
114 LIBERTY ST.. SAVANNAH, GA.
I>HONOURAI'HY. BOOKKEEPING. TYPE
WRITING. PENMANSHIP, TELEGRAPH
ING and DRAWING.
Open day aud night. Students may enter at
any time. C. S. RICHMOND,
EPISCOPALHIGHSCH O 0 L,
Near A.lxuidi’ia. Va.
L. 51. BLACKFORD. >l. A., Principal;
1.. HOXTON, Associate Principal;
With aide Assistants.
A. I'repm-iitory School for Boys,
Founded 1839. Session opens Sept. 88, 1887.
Catalogues sent on application.
SCHOOL FOR Id >YS. Oglethorpe Barracks
Second session begins Oct. 8. Careful aud
thorough preparation of boys and young men
for College, University or business. For cata
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TIIER, Savannah, Oa.
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CORNWELL & CHIPMAN,
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GRAIN AND HAI.
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APPLES, ONIONS, CABBAGE, POTATOES,)
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Savannah, Ga., Aug. 29, IBS7. f
Front and after this date, the city ordinance
which specifies the quarantine requirement* to
be observed at the port of Savannah, Ua., will
be moot rigidly enforced.
Merchants and all other parties interested
will be supplied with printed copiss of the Quar
antine Ordinance upon application to office of
Health Officer, and are requested to keep copy
of this publication.
From aud alter this date nod until further no
tice all steamships and vessels from or having
touched at South America. Outral America,
Mexico, tne West Indies. Italy.Sicily.Malta, Mar
eed.cx and the <-uiues coast of Africa.direct, or
via American ports. will be itibj •cted to Quaran
tine detention and be treated a from infected
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Quarantine Seyulationt Captains ‘of such
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Ail steamers and vessels from foreign porta
not included ai.ee direct or via American
ports, whether seelunif, chartered or otherwise,
will be requirnd to remain in quarantine until
boarded and | J by the Quarantine < ifflcer.
Neittwr th* rnnttunn no, any one on Itoard of
eurji veeaete trill tie aUinred to come to the cits
or lan't until tlir tuneele ore inspected and
pwuu-'i t/y the (Juni online ttfftrer.
A* |rel or I s-alliwe not herein enumerated
are rej-nte l unhealthy to the Sanitary Authori
ties, Quarantine real netitMM apaiunt same will
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I iiequarsulh ■ r> /iilanoo '.qutrluir the flying
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