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A Pleasant Sunday for the
Jolly Yachtsmen.
Giants Keeping Close to Boston
Brooklyn's Long Lead.
A goodly number of yachtsraen gath
ered at the clubhouses on Communipaw
Bay yesterday and many boats were out
for α spin, as the wind was good. Several
went down the buy last night to greet
the three yachts which started on the
annual crut»# op Saturday night, end re
turn with them. The yachtsmen who
went on the cruise had an enjoyable
A dozen yachtsmen went up the river
yesterday to witness the regatta of the
Hudson Hiver aud^ColumUg, Yacht clubs,
which was sailed over a triangular
course off Guttenberg.
The owner» of the Three Brothers con
template making some alterations to im
prove the speed of the boat, and will
make another match with the owner of ■
the H. H. Holmes.
The Dauntless Yacht Club, whose house ;
wnc en lmrilv wpop.Ito/1 rlnrincr fhi» HtxiVm i
intend resuming wyrk at ouce to repair
tlfe damage. An assessment will prob
ably be levied to meet the cost of rebuild
ing. The club is composed of enthusiastic
young men.
The yachting season will soon termi
nate. The yachtsmen are now arranging
with the boat builders to make repairs
during the winter.
Few of the boats In the New Jersey
Yacht Club's fleet escaped damage during
the storm. It will be a busy season for
boat builders.
Stocktons to Close the Season Saturday—
I'ennnnt Races.
The Stockton# will close the season at
Oakland Park next Saturday, when they
will meet the Corona Athletic Club'*
team, of Corona, N. J. Theee two clubs
are evenly matched.
Ou July 4 they played a remarkable
game, which was interrupted by the rain
after the fifteenth innings. They each
had secured two runs.
The Stocktons have since defeated the
Coronas, and the latter will strive hard
to square the account.
In the Coronas' team are several old
time players. Among them Myers, who
was of the Chicago team of '76, and IIo
gan, who played with Providence's in '81.
The batteries selected for the game next
Saturday are Fitzgerald and Welch, for
the Stocktons, and Powers end Jlatlden,
for Corona.
The Allerteps Wlu,
Manager Van Valkenburg, who runs
Monitor Park, at Weehawken, was
happy vesterday, ae his favorite club, the
Allertous, defeated that strong team, the
Keepers. The attendance was largt(.
The score was as follows:—
Allertons 1 10 10 14 0-8
Keepers 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 0-0
Against Sunday Games,
A vigorous effort will be made by the
Sunday Observance Association of Long
Island City to stop Sunday ball playing
at Ridgewood Park. President Robbins
of the association intends going before
the Queens county Grand Jury to have
the proprietor of the park indicted for
maintaining a nuisance.
Yesterday's Championship Contests,
American Association-^At Ridgewood—
First game (14 innings,, Brooklyn, β.
Louisville, 5; second game, Brooklyn, 7;
Louisville, 2.
At Philadelphia — Atbletice, 8; gt.
Louis, 1.
At Columbus—Cincinnati, 4; Colum
bus, 1.
Baseball Today.
»T-u 1 Τ Vr.„V of Wool,
ington, Philadelphia at Boston, Indian
apolis at Chicago, Cleveland at Pittsburg.
American Association. — No games
Atlautic Association. --Hartford vs.
Lowell at New Haven.
Standing of the Nines·
There is likely to be no change in the
standing of the leaders Jn the League race
as a result of today's games. New York
plays in Washington, and should win.
Boston meets Philadelphia, and as the
Hub team has won eleven out of sixteen
games the chances of victory are good.
The record to date follows:—
Boston Π 40 .640 I Cleveland 55 lil .490
New YorU TO 40 .i>3U J Indianapolis . .fit (Hi .486
Philadelphia. .59 5ti .581 ) Pittsburg.... - .49 67 .4ti
Chicago 58 58 .500 i Washington...» ti» .804
In the American Association the Brook"
lyus have a long lead. Their two victories
yesterday and St. Louis'defeat at Phila
delphia seem to clinch the hold of Brook
lyn on the pennant. The team won four
games last week and lost none. The St.
Louis team won one and lost two. The
rçcord follows:—
Brooklyn.,... .81 37 .690 | Cincinnati 62 57 .5a4
St. Louis. ...78 48 ,6'J7 i Kansas City..41) 68 .4;»
Baltimore ....05 48 .575 I Columbus.—50 71 .410
Athletic 64 49 .571 I I,GuisviUt> ϋ 95 .1112
.Smith to Face SJavln uiul Jackson.
By ( 'utile ta tîiv United frètts.
L0KB0N,gept. 1β, 1889,—Arrangements
have been made for a light between Jem
Smith and Slavin, the Australian cham
pion, for $ΐ,000. Smith will also box
with Jackson, the negro pugilist, ten
rounds, for *5,000.
Sporting Notes.
Bauswlue, the pitches, who was given a
trial by Manager Power», of the defunct
Jersey Citys, on July 4, and did not suit,
is now twirling for the Athletips.
In the Atlantic Association the
Worcesters, who are in the lead, lost πυ
ground during last week and Newark
will pyobably liuisli in second place.
In the International League the
Détroits are still in (irst plaee aud are
playing npe i)«n.
The Valencia Boat Club lias closed the
season, The wrecked boat house will be
rebuilt by the insurance company, aud
new boats will ha supplied for those thut
were crushed beyond repair.
Jack Cuff, of thin city , who caught foï
Jersey City several seasons itgo, Is now
the back stop of the West End Club, of
It is proposed to substitute rubber
squares for the canvas base bags. This
would check many accidents, as players
are frequently injured while sliding to
There will be a Middle States League
next season and Newark will probably
enter it, and this city too may be repre
sented. The League will consist of At
lantic City, Wilmington, Wilkesbarre,
Pcranton, Eastoii and Allentown.
Λ Subject fui· a Hospital,
Joseph Brown, a touch looking epeçi
men of humanity, with his head swathed
iu bandages, and his moutli looking ^s
though it was stuffeil full of cotton, was
arraigned before Justice Mtilsing this
morning. Policeman O'Keefe arrested
htm for obstructing travel, and when the
Justice learned that his jaw was broken,
although in what manner, could not be
ascertained, he sent hint to the hospital.
A Women lïadly Burt in u llow. j
Conrad Wolbeu, of No, J04 Morris
street, was before Justice Stilsing this [
jnorning upon a serious charge. Last j
«veuille there whs \yhnt Folicuuian Fin- j
lay denpminatea a drunken row In the
house in whicp Wfjiben lives, during
which Michael Barriino was knocked
down and severely injured. Dr. Rector,
who attended the woman, «ays she is in a
precarious condition, Wolben, who is
said jo have «truck her, was reman ded.
Tlie Central League Branch liaising
JHimoj for Wis Defence.
The Central Branch, Iriwh National
League, met in St. John's Hall yesterday
afternoon, The president, Air, Ε. T, Mc
Laug5»;,in the chair.
Beveral eubseriptions were handed in
for memb ership. The fund for the de
fence of Father McFudden was {noi'oaaed
by the following subscriptions:—
The Kev. Father Quinn, pastor of St.
Paul of the Cross Church, *10; James
Carroll, 85; James J. Conway, il; John
Nolan, il: Matliew Farley, 81; William
T. I{ern, #1; Patrick Kyan, 31; Samuel
Nwub, 81; John Meagher, fl; James
Flynn, *li Daniel McCarthy, *1; Michael
Kelly. «1.
So that the public may know the fund
is being raised, and Its object, the secre
tary was instructed to draft a statement
to be given to the press.
Fattier McFadden is known to all Irish
Nationalists as the patriotic priest of
Gwcedore, County Donegal,
This district is one of the poorest in
Ireland, and were it not for the exertions
of Father McFadden, who has supplied
the people with food and seed potatoes for
years, it is believed that many of the in
hnliit«rit<i wnlilH liavp rîlprï nf starvation.
About a year ago tlie landlord deter
mined to evict the people who were un
able to pay the rent, he demanded for
land which was unable to pruduce enough
to keep body and soul together.
Because Father McFaddeu stood by his
people ho waa arrested under Mr. Bal
four's Coercion act and given the farce of
H trial before two of Mr. Balfour's paid
magistrates and sentenced to six months
in prison.
After his release he again denounced
the tyrannical system of landlord rule.
For this offence the government again
determined to arrest him.
Instead of making the arrest at hie
home on a week day, as they might have
done at any time, they sent a force of
police to the chureh on Sunday, where he
was celebrating mass, surrounded the
church, and when priest and people were
about returning to their homes, Inspector
Martin with his sword drawn, grabbed
the priest by the collar of his vestment
and attempted to drag him off to prison.
The people seeing the pastor and friend
whom they loved thus roughly handled,
and fearing for his life, rushed to hie res
cue. In the melee, Inspector Mar.in was
struck on the head ami killed. Some of
the police who were present swore
that the priest addressed the
people in Irish and English
and advised them not to resist but go
peacefully to their hojaes. Notwithstand
ing these facts Father McFadden was
dragged to prison, and upon a Parlia
mentary examination was held on the
charge of murder.
The government, finding they had no
evidence to sustain the charge, changed
it to one of conspiracy. It is on this
charge that this faithful Irish priest is to
be tried next month, and it is for the pur
Suae of defending him that the Father
[cFadden Fund is being raised. Persouu
wishing to subscribe to the fuud may for
ward their subscriptions to George
Brown or to M. B. Holmes, No, 195 Mont
gomery street.
JSalfour's Wily Scheme of the Catholic
Jiy Coble to the United Press.
Lokdon, Sept, 10, 18S9.—The Liberal
newspapers in general are continuing to
treat the suggestion of a Catholic Uni
versity, thrown out by Chief Secretary
Balfour at the closing of the Parliament
ary session, in the most cautious manner
possible. If Balfour had laid subtle plans
to disrupt the Home Rulers, as many be
lieve was his motive in Introducing the '!
subject in Parliament, he could not have
chosen a more effective firebrand with ,
which to destroy his enemies. If the Gov
ernment persist in the plan of Introducing
the bill, as tjjey undoubtedly will at the
next session, it is likely to divide the
Home Rulers into three hopelessly an
tagonistic p.irties. The Irish members
who follow Mr. Parnell will make teams
practically with the Government that has
persecuted and imprisoned them and will
vote with their quondam enemies for the
bill. Mr. Parnell's ready asceptance of
tlte suggestion betokens this, jf it does
not show actual collusion with the
Besides, when one remembers Mr. Par
nell's attitude in reference to the Irish
appropriation bills passed last session,
when the Irish leader admitted that he
would aecept any inoncy for Ireland that
the Imperial Parliament would give, and
not thank England for It, either. It cau
not be doubted how he will receive the
new proposition.
The Irish members who will not follow
Mr. Parnell's lead and who are already
Vivuuuuviug yt*V Fl"JVvr »«« "V»
division, and the Glads tunian Home
Rulers, who are disgusted with the ae
eeptance by the Irish of another of Bal
four's laws, ami who will iu consequence
forsake everything Irish, will furrn the
third party. Mr. (iladsono aa yet gives no
opinion in the matter, but ou the other
hand, Michael Davitt, who has a large
following in Ireland, leaves no doubt as
to his position. His stinging letter utters
a powerful protest auu rebuke to the
Irish members at Westminster who
would make terms with the hated Hal
four, and shows the need of an Irish par
liament. He maintains that the question
of A Catholic University ia essentially oue
for a Home Rule parliament, and bitterly
denounces what he intimates is a "deal.
The subject furnishes a fruitful source
of controversy during the recess, and
however gingerly the newspapers touch
upon it, tliey find it necessary to say
something. The matter is bound to be
thoroughly aired before the next session
begins, auil the lines which each separate
clique will pursue are becoming more
definite daily.
. I » 1
The r«lnt ΙΊ t'a sa nt Railroad.
A large number of gentlemen interested
in the proposed new railroad between
Trenton and Point Pleasant met at the
office of Edward H. Murphy, Trenton, on
Saturday. There were gentlemen present
from all along the route of the proposed
line. Matters pertaining to the construc
tion of the;road were discussed with the
engineer, who was present, and today he
will begin to yet stakes. A large amount
of the stock hast been sold and it, is t hought
that the road is an assured fact.
Di'iiih from Somnambulism.
Andrew Hs»traek. aged forty-four years,
a Hungarian, living at Woolverton ave
nue, Trenton, met with a serious accident
on last Friday night. He arose from his
bed in his sloep, walked to his bedroom
wiudow on the second Hour and fell out.
He was so badly injured that ho will prob
ably die. He was taken to St. Francis
Hospital, where he was attended by Bra.
hiinKflm and Wetnerill. He will leave n.
family, whicb is in Jiuajjary,
Buried the Stolen Shoes.
J awes Riley, ot Να ίΜ Raiiro ad avenue
was charged before Justice Stijslug thjs
morning with larceny. Raffalo Volito, a
vender, swore that Riley stole a pftlr of
shoes from his waxou, buried them iu the
ground and then sat on the spot. Rilev
\vfta pqmiBitted for trial.
Patrick Hughes' Funeral.
The funeral q| the late Patrick Hughes
took place from his late residence, No
aaa First street, yesterday afteriwon. The
funeral cortege was one of the largest
seen ίμ Jersey City for a long time.
An Old Nvshe fob (Jwildkin.—Dpn't fail to
for chlldreu t«etlii:ig. No mother who has ever
tried it will conseat to let her child puss ! hi ο ugh
thia critical period without the aid of this iuvulu
alile nreparatiuu. Gives rest to the mojUev ftud
relier and lieulth to the child. Our eu wind coiie
•J iarrhu-.il, and regulates the bowels. Twouty
live teats ftbutlKi. V
tue τ*atsta jitling nisws
He Not Only Hilled H|· Nier.· for Her
Money, b»jt Arranged Thing» to
Throw Suspicion on Jiegro Lingo—
Other Neiva from the State.
Chalkley La Coney, the uncle of Anni e
La Coney, whose murdered body was
found in the cellar of his residence (it
Merohautville, near Camden, a few days
ago, and for whose killing negro Lingo ts
η custody, was arrested yesterday in
Wayerly, Ohio, on a charge of haying not
only killed the girl himself but having
entered into a conspiracy to fasteu the
prime on the guiltless colored man. La
Coney had gone to Waverly to take the
body of the girl to the home of her
parents there tor interment. After the
funeral he was taken into custody by
detçctivçs wlio had followed him thither.
At the tinie the murder was committed,
Liugo was at the mourner's bench at a
camp-meeting with his wife. Another
negro by the name of Murray, who is sup
posed to be a tool of Lo Coney's, was dis
patched at night to tell Lipgo, one of the
farm hands, to show up at the house at
five o'clock next morning- The bloody
imprint of a hand upon a window-sill had
been made by the murderer to make it
appear that robbery had been the first
motive, and as Lingo did not show up ac
cording to promise, suspicion at first
naturally pointed to him.
Lingo, when questioned why he did not
come to the house, said he changed his
mind after remembering "dat Aiiuie an'
Mister Ctialkley had been a-quarreliin'
and dey worried him,"
When Chalkley was asked who com
mitted the deed he said:—"I don't know,
but if that nigger· Lingo had shown a
drop of blood on him I'd nave shot him on
the spot for killing my girl.''
The negro Lingo was closely examined
by the County Physician. He found
blood under hist finger nails and thought
he had stumbled upon guilt. 13ut upon
stripping the negro It was found that he
was suffering from the hives and the
blood found under his nails came from
Murray, who helped La Coney on his
farm and had been taken into La Coney's
, I. : -, ~ . on
The Jersey City News had reported, he
had been taken into custody, and he
agreed to pilot the) deiectives to the place
where Cn&Ikley had hidden the blood
stained clothe» he wore when he com
mitted the crime. Immediately after La
C'quey had left with the body Murray,
terrified with a lone night' of torture
among tha wild friends of Gallagher, the
detective who threatened to hang him on
the spot if he did not speak the truth,
"and speak it quiekl!" willingly led the
detectives to the dark closet, securely
locked, with the key safe in Chalk ley La
Coney'* pocket, Patrick Gallagher, with
one kick of his powerful brogans, broke
in the door of the dark closet and broke
open the lid of the trunk.
The saohel, or "grip," was not fastened
and there lay the evidence. The detective
brought the gripsack and the clothes to
the Prosecutor's oflice, Sixth and Federal
streets, still wet, for they had been put
under the pump near the kitchen door, so
Murray says, the same pump at which
Chalkley La Couey washed the evidence
of Annie's blood from his hands.
William Smith, a neighbor in whom Le
Coney also confided, was taken into cus
tody. He bears out Murray's story.
It is alleged that Smith knew that mur
der had been dene, and it was Billy Smith
Who was to keep watch and ward over
Murray, and who gave him money to
swear that Chnlkley Le Coney was in the
field, among his citrons, when Annie Le
Coney lay dying on the floor.
As the uncle came from the citron field
he rested a moment at the gate leading to
the kitchen.
Bridget O'Doimell cried out, wringing
her hands. She simply said:—"Annie! O,
Chalkley rose up, his florid face flashed
redder than its wont, and he cried out:—
"Yes! Somebody has killed my niece and
robbed the house."
Nobody had said anything about killing
or robbing anybody.
On the second-story window was found
the seemingly bloody imprint of a
man's right hand. It looked like blood.
The doctor called it "blood." Examina
tion since made showed it was
red paint daubed on the shutters in
the second story. This shows premedita
tion. So does the sending af Murray
down on Sunday night to the Jordantown
camp meeting.
"Tell Lingo I want him, but not to dig
potatoes," said Le Coney.
Murray, who lived in the house with
Chalkley—there was no tenant other than
himself and Murray and Annie
went on Sunday evening to the camp
meeting. He finijid Lingo and his Wife
out lie delivered the La Cuney message,
assuring Liugo lie "was not to dig pota
toes," but that he must be on liaud at
five o'clock sharp.
"I will be there, tell de boss," said
Lingo; ''be dere on time."
Murray left. The plat was working
"Why didn't you come?" said the Cor
oner to Lingo before the Jury.
"Because," said Lingo, "Annie and
Mister Chalicley had befcu a-quarreling
and dey worried we."
If he had called instead of going to
Jolm F. Starr's farm, Murray says, "the
plot wa» to put blood on his garments,''
and Liugo would tlieu have been made a
heave-offering or vicarious atonement for
another's crime, anil added another case
to a long list of legal murders.
The motive was to get possession of
Annie's savings.
AssemUlyinau Nrml tier Out.
A peculiar political thing happens in
the First Assembly district of Mercer by
the change made last winter. Uriel
Scudder, of Kwiug, represented the First
district in the Assembly hist winter, but
owing to the change in the lines of the
districts he now resides iu the Second dis
trict. It has lieen the unwritten custom
for years to elect a member for two suc
cessive years at least from the First dis
trict, but this leaves Mr. Seimder with
out a chance to be returned. The Repub
lican candidate in the new First district
most prominently spoken of is John IS.
Yard, uf Washington towfisiiip. The dis
trict lins an overwhelming Republican
majority, as it now conrists of the First
and Tenth wards and a Henublican pre
cinct of the Ninth, besides the townships,
minus Ewing. There will, no doubt, be
an effort made by the city delegates to
have the nominations made from the
First ward, but the county politicians say
this will uot be.
Colonel Chambers will, no doubt, be re
nominated by the Kepublicaus of the Sec
ond district, and there is some talk of
nominating Dr. Leavltt in the Third.
Λ lit- llllCl vj» <· it» nmi r,
What might ha called a mysterious rob
bery happened either late on Saturday
night or earlv Sunday morning, at 3Mo.
38 Ferry street, Newark. Hymes Bro
thers, the retail dry goods dealers, are
the victims of the theft to the extent of
about sisa.
W'heu one of the firm entered the store
yesterday ho discovered that the rear door
of the store faoiug ou MoWhorter street
had been forced, evidently with an iron
bar, aud a quantity of underclothing,
cheap jewelry, and several pairs of pants
missing. The police were notiiled, and
after going over the promises came to the
conclusion that the thief hud been secreted
lu the store and robbed the place while
the officers on the post were being
changed. The supposition is that the
thief made his entrance aud escaped
through the rear door, but as the door
has three heavy bars 011 it, only one of
which was disturbed, and as there is an
additional door used for storm purposes,
which was fastened with locks aud
staples, tho front door being exactly as it
was left ou {Saturday night, the rubbery
has a very curious aspect.
How an English Soldier Was Cured
of Cholera by a Draught of
Cold Water.
I came to India in 185— as a private in !
the —th regiment; and my company
formed part of tlje garrison at Arcot.
Life in barracks in India is very dull;
and I have often wendeied that British
soldiers out hero are, on"h<? whole, such
a steady, well behaved lot of lads. Com
pare a soldier's life in a small Indian sta
tion with being quartered even at Malta
or Gibraltar, and either of these places |
will seoi» Ijfce paradiao; though the
"Kock" is by no means popular, and Is
always called α prison by the troops foi
the time being in garrison there.
Well, we found Arcot horribly dull,
and it was with great satisfaction thai
we heard an order had been given for
our company to march to Vellore to
strengthen the garrison there, which had
been very much roduced by oholera.
It was then about the middle of March,
and consequently later than Is usual foi
moving troops, as the days begin to get
very hot on the plains In the Carnatic
about that time of the year. But ours
was special duty; and as we should only
march in the very early morning, we did
not fear the inconvenience of the mid
day heat, but looked upon the whole
thing as rather a lark, and a welcome
change from the monotony of garrison
duty. As to the cholera, not one of us
gave it a thought. Not likely it would
touch one of usT
It was on the second day after leavina
Arcot that Private Thomas Atkins, -who
was my right flle; suddenly had to fall
out. I expected him to rejoin the ranks
before long; but did not trouble myself
about his absence. It was not until we
reached earop and had finished breakfast
that I heard anything more about him.
I then learnt that he was buried!
I knew cholera was awfully sudden in
its attack and effects, but I had not im
agined the possibility of its carrying off
a healthy man quite so rapidly. Oi
course immediate interment must take
place in ease of death on the line oi
march. I had liked Atkins much, but I
fancy his death w»d burial were go sud
den that the rest of ui! failed to realize
the truth of what had happened to our
comrade, and b^Jf expected to see him
turn up ngaio, Anyhow, we soou forgot
the incident.
Lato in the afternoon I was listening
to a description of VeJlore by one of our
fellows who had been there, and specu
lating on the chance of seeing the croco
diles which Tippoo Sultan had placed in
the moat around the fprt, as the best
possible sentinels to prevent prisoners
from escaping or any of his troops from
attempting to desert, when suddenly I
fait spasina and sickness.
"Holloa! old fellow, how blue you 1
lpok!" remarked a companion sitting
next to me; and as he spoke my com
rades shrank terror strieken from me. It
needed no doctor to tell me what was th«
matter, The cholera had seized me!
I was hastily conveyed to the tempo
rary hospital, where our assistant sur
geon already had several cases of the
on a clwpoy. I vapidly passed from
the first to the second stage of that mal
ady, and by 9 o'clock at night the inces
sant vomiting and purging had reduced
me to a condition of weakness approach
ing insensibility. I was consumed by a
burning, raging thirst, hut the dresser
disregarded all my entreaties for a drink
of water, The system of treatment for
cholera in those days allowed the pa
tient nothing more than just to have
the lip3 moistened occasionally with
weak brandy and water, and this simply
aggravated the torture of thirst. Now- ;
adays champagne is given, and the suf
ferer is allowed to drink pretty freely.
The hospital was, of course, only a
pandal, hastily constructed with palmy
ra leaves, with a large cuscus mat at the I
entrances at each end. Two large chat- I
ties of water were placed just outside I
each entrance, from which a coolie from
time to time threw a pannikinful on the
cuscus ta this, bo that the wind, blowing
through the wet mats, might cool the
temperature inside the panda!. This re
sult certainly was attained, but at the
cost of intensifying the pangs of the pa
tients, whose thirst was tantalized by
hearing the splashing of the water.
I had begged, aworn and menaced at
intervals, but no one paid the slightest
teed to me; and I was sinking into that
condition of torpor which is the immedi
ate precursor of the third and fatal stage
of cholera when I heard voices in the
pandal. The assistant surgeon wae
making hie last round for the night, ac
companied by the hospital dresser. !
With a violent effort I roused myself :
and eagerly listened for their approach.
I wanted to hear my fate pronounced, j
They stopped at length where I lay, !
and tho doctor examined my body.
"Mottled!" I heard him remark to the l
dresser, I was nearly deafened by the [
singing or rather drumming in my ears, !
so I lay perfectly motionless, so as not to
îet a single word of what they might say j
escape me, if possible,
"He is insensible already," the doctor
continued, "and will not last long. So
Wetherall will make six!"
"Make six?" I said to myselfj "make 1
sis what?" "Six corpses, of course, for
burial at daylight to-morrow morning,"
a voico seemed to laugh out, with fiend
ish exultation,
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could not distinctly hear, but the answer
enlightened me as to the subject they
were discussing.
"Oh, yes, there will be room enough;
in fact, (or two more, if necessary,''
They had gone, and the plaça waa in
darkness save for the glimmer of a co
coanut oil lamp. I heard the scratching
of luumooties just outside the pandal.
It was the noise made by the camp
followers, who were digging a common
grave for six of us, leaving room for two
more, if necessary.
I felt utterly stunned an4 quite indif
ferent as to my fate, which, of course. I
considered settled after what the assist
ant surgeon had said. My tougue was
like a piece of dry leather in my mouth, ι
which had long since ceased to yield
saliva to relieve the agonizing burn- 1
ing of my throat and palate, 1 coul<J '
not have made any sound had I attempted
tq do so; hut X did not try, for tue at
tendants wore n,U stretched ou the ground '
fast asleep. I felt I was deserted—left
to die.
I was beginning to wander, I think,
apd waa bacfc «J t!je brkhtmwu ;
English meadows, pic&ing daisies witft '
my little sister, and so I should have
passed away. But just at that moment
the coolies, who had finished digging the
grave—my grave—passed the entrance
to tho pandal; and one of them, with
more consideration than his class usually
show, threw a pannikinful of water on
the cuscus tathi.
It was like a galvanic shock to me. I
resolved to li;vve a drink at any risk. I
had to die, so what matter if I hastened
my death an hour or two by drinking
cold water! At least I should be re
lieved from the torture of thirst and die
I tried to get up, but I was too weak
to stand, and fell down at once. Then I
reflected that I was more likely to be j
seen if I walked, and if detected in my
attempt I should be brought back, and
perhaps bo strapped down to die. So I
tried to crawl.
I was about ten minutes dragging my
self the forty feet from my oot to the
entrance, and I wriggled under the cus
cus tathi like a snake.
There were the chatties before me!
The first J seized was empty, and the
disappointment nearly made me swoon;
but tho second was brim full. I threw
my arms around it, and dragged myself
to it. Ï plunged my head into the de
licious, limpid water, and devoured
rather than drank huge mouthfuls of
the cool and heavenly îluid. I felt my
stomach swelling with the enormous
draughts I swallowed; but I laughed and
drank again and again. I recked naught 1
Ιί*Λ r> .1 Ar^tU
At length I could drink 110 more, and
then discipline asserted itself, I knew
I had no right to be out there, and I
thought if I were missed from my cot I
should be reported, So I crept back the
way I had come, and shortly after fell
into a profound sleep.
It was broad daylight when I awoke,
and saw the assistant surgeon and dress
er standing beside me.
"How is this ?" asked the doctor.
"Wetherall ought to have been dead."
"Please, sir," said I, "I am feeling
much better, and hare no wish to make.
the sixth this morning."
He knew I had overheard hie remark
on the preceding night; he emiled sadly
and said, "I am sorry to eay there were
six without you. But I cannot under
stand how it is you aro alive. Most ex
I rapidly recovered; and as I had never
indulged in the pernicious country ar
rack sold to soldiers out here, I was soon
quite strong again. I was made sergeant
very soon, a»d I remained upward of
twenty years serving with different régi- j
meats out here; but it was some time ;
before I told any one how I recovered !
from my attack of cholera. However, I
told the doctor one day all aboutit; and,
though he said the cold water ought to
havo killed me, I observed the poor fel
lows who were in hospital with cholera
got an extra allowance of water.
All my people were dead or scattered,
and I had no wish to return to England,
bo I took nay pension; and the bounties
I had obtained, added to my savings,
enabled me to buy this bit of land. I
am doing well, and have all a man can
wish for to make him happy.
medical societies
Endorse Them,
Prescrit» Them,
Praises Them, and
Sell Them.
9. A· ABOHEE, Prop., Saratoga Springe, H. 1.
Carpet, Bedding,
Oil Cloth and Stove
203 Newark Ays.
Three Doors above Jersey Avenue. J. C.
Slue Ales, Beit Br*adi of Imported ami
OooiMtle Cigars.
RûEMtv Beer ca DrawM anl la Battles
335 Harrow street, near Newark km&
IIandçome Funeral >York a specialty. AU fcindaof
Leeds add planta. The choicest of Flowers at 'mod·
pvices. Fré& Flowers daily.
l. Çour* Houae, Jesiw City
Special Sale
Mullins & Co.,
121,123, <25 Newark Avenue, J. C.
Our Immense Stock
Carpets, Furniture, Bedding,
Lace Cnrtains, Cornices,
Oilcloths, Blankets, Clocks,
Refrigerators, Baby Carriages,
Stoves, Ranges, Sc., ta.
This is a Great Inducement for Housekeepers to
Purchase at the Present Time.
121, 123, 125 Newark Avenus, J, C,
— OF
Rugs,* Lace Curtains,;
Rogers' Silverware,
Call and Sxamlne Them.
51 Montgomery St.
* FOR *
Pure Wines
and Liquors
109 Newark Ave..
Wholesale Liquor Dealer
Full Quarts, One Dollar per Bottle.
Traveling Bags, Trunks, Steamer
Chairs and Leather Novelties.
Goods made to order. Repairing neatly done.
Comer Greenwich Streot, N£W YORK
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The Favorite place for racaille· to get
their Groceries, Monta and 1'ruviatiw
No, 176 Mercer Street
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Try ©1.60 and 63.00 Ladioa' aud Gents
bht»«a( in &U slylte, m good a« sold
elMwboro for 8Û.00 su&d 93.00.
E>. Sullivan,
MONTGOMKllY STRKET, near ear. Washlastou· !
2?8 N&WAKK AVKNUE, çov. Colea Street, j
mi»m]n ι iuwiwm
Sanitary Plumbing a Specialty.
288 Washington Street, J. G.
ESTlMATftt iUBMSUlUt AU Woius Ouaiu.NTUW
25c. Extracting. 25c.
50c. With Sas. 50c.
lTork and Grove Streets.
C. A- PA VIS. Manaokr 203 Sixth Arena®. ». T.
J, C. HANKS, Manages, Broad and Market Sta*
Newark. N. J,
#6, U, 110 AND UP.
Φ dentist, ♦
100 Baby Carriages,
Always Frea Pure candles ι SpeciUtr.
7S Montgomery Street.
Larga red ut ι loo to «ft>ool» una g»to.
H. Scarboro,
94 Montgomery St., J. C,
Now books supp
ch*eer#' prtoe*.
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Music Furnished for Pioniea
Balls, Sociables, Etc.
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