The times-picayune New Orleans, Louisiana
9:30 to-night, to-night, to-night, Hazel Woods, the woman who attacked Ruth Trotter with a dirk last Wedneslay night, attempted to commit suicide this afternoon in the police station, where she is confined, by taking laudanum. She was discovered In time, and the, effect a of tha poison neutralize!. The discovery was made yesterday that Albert Nix, colored, in the employ of J. I. Emerson, a Dauphin, waa suffering with smallpov The negro has been out of the city fo some time, and only returned returned last Saturday week. He aays he came direct to the city from BiloxL Miss., but claim Montgomery as his home. He was sent to the pesthouse. and the premises where be has been staying fumigated, fumigated, and everybody who has come in contact with him vaccinated.