Out of the Daily Globe, Washington, District of Columbia 15 November 1854

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Out of the Daily Globe, Washington, District of Columbia 15 November 1854 - three time they nnd silencing time. Band quite...
three time they nnd silencing time. Band quite vilenced--the abandoned opened upon the The direction of access, times landed principal treachery, thick progress fire upon those fire t.tined their fierce defeated, the order was without reduce son.permitted abandon as trophies fort demolished, burnt. hands of convey the and the ran a bay, somewhat in peninsula thickly in which were other ground, tliii Cincinnati Gazette, November 10.] The Torpedo Murder nt Clncliiuntl. ATIIHEST OK IV. II. ARRISOS, THE PERSON 1SD1CTED THE. MCHDER OK DR. S. II. ALLISON AND It will be generally remembered that the public in Cincinnati was stunned, on the morning 27th of June last, by the alarming intelligence the superintendent of the Marine hospital, on the corner of Western row and Longworth Btreet, and his wife, had been made tbe victims the design of some miscreant, who, in the of a present, had sent, them an " infernal which, exploding while beinj; opened, twenty-two pieces of balls, slugs, and pieces iron into the legs nnd body of Mr. Allison, otherwise so horribly mutilating him that he before morning. Mrs Allison was BO shockingly mutilated that she died the next day. Fruitless search has been made for the alleged perpetrator of this diabolical act, until a clew was on Saturday last, when a gentleman of this named Q. F. Willnrd, found in his box addressed to O. F. Willord, from a Mr. of Muscatine, Iowa, on matters concerning his pecuniary affairs. The letter thus received evidently had fallen into hands, and the person who received it handed it lo Miles Greenwood, who communicated matter to Captain tloke and Marshal Ruflin, at once suspected that the letter was from H. Arrison, the alleged murderer. On Monday morning Mayor Snelbnkcr, Captain Hokeand Marshal Lee left on the cars for Chicago, nnd Muscatine. They arrived at the latter place on Tuesday evening,;and after making diligent inquiries, they out that Arrison was clerk in the drugstore a Mr. Dau^herty, and passing tinder ilie name Willets. On Wednesday morning early, the by the assistance of the deputy sheriff, procured a warrant for Willel's arrest, not, however, until they had satisfied themselves that he William H. Arrison. About tight o'clock they went to the drug store. Arrison was sealed a chair with his back to the door, rending The Sheriff nnd Mayor Snelbaker, at the same time placed one hand on each shoulder, calling him by name, announced to him that was their prisoner. Arrison started to his feet, appeared greatly excited. He then declared that Arrison was not his name, nl first objected to accompany them, but after few moments reflection he consented. The news of the arrest of "VVillets as the man Arrison spread through the town of Muscatine, and excitement was manifested, but an entire willingness to have him brought to Cincinnati for was manifested by the citizens. In two hours after his arrest they had him and on his way up the Mississippi river, the steamer J. Mcfeee, to Rock I stunt!, where took the cars for this city. They arrived last evening, at half past seven o'clock, lodged Arrison in tha N i n t h street station- Arrison is very low spirited. He wns under a strong guard the whole of last night. be remembered that the grand jury have found an indictment against him, and the is that he will have his trial at the term of the criminal court. His brother nas been in the city several days. Upon searching Airison's trunk, they found a and other papers with his name plainly written thereon. When he left this city he wore heavy- which he has had shaved off since his He 1ms been in the employ of Daugherty, the druggist, about three months, and had managed to avoid suspicion. ATTEMPTED

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