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No small Pox in the city jail.

--It was mentioned some days ago that one Charles Pendergrast, confined in the city jail awaiting trial for robbing Mr. P. A. Haxall, had been removed to a hospital to be treated for small-pox. Being carried to Howard Grove Hospital, he was examined by the Surgeons and found to be covered with an eruption which they decided was not small-pox, but the result of the external application of croton oil. Pendergrast, with the view of making his escape from the jail, had rubbed himself with the oil. When his trick was detected he became very violent, and had to be tied and thrown into an ambulance to be carried back to jail.

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