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Scotland. At one time a pastor in Australia, he afterwards went to Chicago, Ill., and became a “healer,” realestate operator, newspaper proprietor, and manufacturer. He founded a lace-making industry near Waukegan, Ill. The place was called “Zion” and his followers “Zionites.” He announced that he was the Prophet Elijah returned to earth, and surrounded himself with armed guards under a pretence that his life was in danger. In 1901 his teachings were severely condemned by the press and pulpit.
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