Marvelous Exhibition of human power.
--Dr. G. B. Winship
. at the close of a lecture delivered in Brighton
while standing upon a staging at an elevation of about 8 or 10 feet from the floor, lifted and sustained for a considerable time, and without apparent difficulty a platform suspended beneath him, on which stood 12 gentlemen, all heavier individually than the Doctor
himself, and weighing inclusive of the entire apparatus lifted with them.
nearly 1,900 pounds avd.--In the performance of this tremendous feat.
W. employed neither straps, bands, nor girdle — nothing, in short, but a stout oaken stick, fitting across his shoulders, and having attached to it a couple of rather formidable looking chains--Boston Herald.