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The Daily Dispatch: October 8, 1861., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
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Suicide. --An Alabama soldier, named Geo. Sheridan, who had been under medical treatment in one of the hospitals on 4th street, south of Main, yesterday, while laboring under mental aberration, escaped from his attendants, and dressed only in his under clothes, made his way to the canal, at the Armory Bridge, jumped in, striking his head against a stone wall as he descended, and drowned himself. He was pursued from the hospital, and when on the bridge was stopped by some one in front of him. But the pursuer could not overtake him, and when his way was impeded, he at once leaped over the balustrade, and succeeded in killing himself. The body will be sent to Alabama for interment.
in the walls of the play house. We cannot entirely relieve the public mind of its anxiety in this respect; yet we have heard it stated that the Theatre will ere long be re-opened, under the auspices of a new manager, as agent for the lessee, who is now in Baltimore. It will not be very difficult, we imagine, to procure a good company, and if Southern talent is employed, so much the batter; for we have often wondered how it was that the people could applaud a recitation from Shakespeare or Sheridan, uttered in the broad twang of the genuine Yankee. Meanwhile, it cannot be said that we lack for amusement. A company of superior vocalists, from South Carolina, under the management of Mr. G. F. Marchant, (formerly of the Richmond Theatre,) will commence a series of concerts at the African Church within a short time, and we learn that the proceeds are to be given to the Soldiers' Relief Association. This patriotic purpose will doubtless be liberally encouraged. At Metropolitan Hall, al