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Logansport Journal (Newspaper) - July 17, 1881, Logansport, Indiana DAILY JOURNAL vo vr LOGANSPORT INDIANA SUNDAY MORNING JULY 17 1881 NO 170 Tlie Irchldfiit Washington July 16 The following bulletin has just been issued 9 a President has passed another good uigbt and is rapidly pro gressing toward convalescence Pulse temperature OS 5 resoiratou IS D BLISS The following telegram was sent by the attending surgeons to the consult ing surgeons this afternoon Executive Mansion July p F H Hamilton and Dr L H Aguew The President progresses steadily toward convalescence Dur ing the last twentyfour hours he has bad but oneeighth of a grain of sul phate of morphia in a single hypoder mic injection at bedtime He slept well and this morning expresses him self as feeling quite easy The quiua is continued in three grain doses three times daily He is taking a still larger proportion of solid food with more relish than hitherto and some old port wine has betn substi tuted for the Tokay its flavor being preferred by the patient The febril eriz yesterday afternoon was less than on any day since you saw him At 7 p na his pulse watt 98 temperature respiration 20 This morning at 8 a m his pulse 90 temperature respiration 18 At 1 p m his pulya was 94 tem perature respiration 18 Here after OUT daily dispatch to you will be sent a ter the evening consultation D W BLISS J K BARNES J J WOODWARD KOBT EEYBUKN THE FEVSK BROKEN ThePresidenta fever has risen scarce ly any today and the surgeons now think the fever is virtually broken Every sign of recovery continues The Presidents appetite increases and he now relishes food He is gaining some strength The wound is doing well and the surgeons said at 1 oclock this afternoon that eveiytbing is as favor able as could be Dr Bliss and other surgeons attend ing the President said this afternoon that all they could give the press is that the President is dMnc as well as possible that he has an wound and cannot be said to be out of danger but he is progressing rapidly towards recovery Mrs Garfleld was with the Presi dent all the forenoon and he was very cheeriiil over improvement fleeted lo fill the vacancy caused by tie resignation of Thomas C Platt Senator Wiuslow moved tbat the convention adjourn Curried 76 to 69 The convention adjourned We Have All Reasons to Believe In Joint Convention Aloany N Y Juiy 16 The joint convention met at noon The chair announced that the conven tion would proceed to vote for a United States Serator in place of Eoscoe Cockling resigned Speaker Sharpe detailed the failure to secure a caucus at the start and re ferred to the one called by the ma jority of the Republicans He acknowledged its authority as it emanated from the majority He had delayed acting in accord ance with the result of that caucus because he saw io the election of the candidates it nominated a great dan ger He now warned the convention of that danger saying the Democrats of the United States Senate would do what they could to make the election futile lie concluded by saying that wnen his name was called he would vote for El bridge Q Lapbam instead of Roscoe Conkiing Applause The vote was then proceeded with Senator Foster when hie name was called explained his action as a mem ber of the Caucus Committee He concluded by voting for Mr Evarts Senator Hulbertwhen his name was called denounced the action of Senator Forster and said Speaker Sherps had made the greatest mistake his life He concluded by voting for Conkling Senator Strahan said he was not yet ready to admit that he had been doing wrong He was ready to accept the wll of the majority bur it must come t trough The regular medium The fortyi ballot stood as fol lows Potter Lapham 68 Conkling 29 Evarte 1 Necessary to a choice 73 Senator Biker Speaker Sharpe and Mr tiiseon were the only ones who changed from Conkling to Lapham Tha convention then proceeded to vote oa the long term vacancy with the following result Kernan Democrat 47 Miller 76 Fisd 9 Chapman 2 Daniels 1 2 Bliss 1 Adams 1 Wheeler 4 Talcott 1 Tenny 1 Necessary to choice 73 The following went over to Miller Senator Winelow and Assemblymen Bingham Campbell J S Carpenter Ou Irnan Dickey Hurd Jackson and Sharpe The chair declared Warner Miller The Railroad Robbery St Louis Mo July 16 The PostDispatch special from Kan sas City gives a few additional particu lars of the train robbery near Winston last night Two of the robbers got on the front end of the baggage car next to the engine three more in the smok er and two on the platform between the baggage car and the smoker There were seven in all Conductor West fall had parsed nearly through tue smoking car when he was shot one ball pacing clear through his body He staggered out on the plat form of the car and fell ofi into the ditch Thomas McClennan or McCulloiigh the stone cutter who was shot through the head also fell off the car and was found by the side of the dead conductor When the rob bers entered the express car Charles Murray the messenger was looking over some of his papers and Frank Stamper the baggageman was sitting in a chair near the open door Both men were immediately covered with lour revolvers and when Murray ob jected to handing over the keys of the safe he knocKed down It is thought there was about 515000 in the safe but the exact amount is not known The United States Ex press Company handle all express eronthe Rock Island road and the train went out last night with what came in from the Atchison run and also from Kansas City and points east as far as Harlem After rifling the safe the robbers jumped from the train and escaped The train went on to the next side track where it waited for the east bound passenger train which took body to Cameron The Sheriff was notified of the rob bery as soon as possible und he imme diately started in pursuit with a posse of about sixty men but at this writing no tidings have been received that he has overtaken the robbers Great excitement prevails in the neighborhood and the whole commu nity is much agitaied over the event J K Treat the express agent at Kansas City said this morning that not much money went from Kansas City but tbe impression seems to be that the robbers secured several thous and dollars THAT OUR PRESENT EXTREMELY LOW PRICES Will have the desired effect of Closing Out Every Vestige of Summer Goods Yet remaining in our stock We call special attention to our Stock of Sum mer Silks Plain and Lace Striped Buntings Figured Swisses Lawns and Laces Parasols and Sun Umbrellas at prices less than original cost to close the season Ot5 f JL 5ai BEE HIVE 315 Fourth Street NEWS BREVITIES There are 13000 licensed dogs in the city of Chicago At the volunteer catnp at Wimble don England the excessive heat pros trated several of the riflemen The thermometer recorded 137 degrees in the sun There were six cases of sunstroke at Cincinnati Friday The total number of deaths for six days from heat as reported to the Board of Health reached 365 The Agrijultural Department at Washington estimates the wheat crop a S3 per cent of last years yield mak ing the total crop of 1881400000000 bushels a shortage of 80000000 bushels The farm laborers in Cork county Ireland dissatisfied at getting no bet ter wages from the land leaguing farmers who have had their rents propose to strike during harvest time A terrible incident illustrative of the latent brutal savageness of the Bussian peasant comes from Pontive in the Province of Koorsk Russia A farm s iperintendeut imprisoned nineteen persons in a barn and the village mob Brad it burning the men and women alive The Chicago poatofflce bad a total revenue for the year ending1 June 30 of 51 theexperiseeaaaounted to and the net income to tie United States Government Was S95S610 23 These figures show an in 15 percent local jand 45 per cent on foreign g e it wealth and remarking with ari tocratic haughtiness tbat becouldnt eat any more of that stuff strode away Rather an unpleasant customer Siadons remarked sympathetically to the badgered waiter who was gather ing up the great maus dishes The waiter looked up with the fire of revenge glittering in his eyes Ob oTats ail right sah he paid meekly he didnt pet much ahead of me sah I done spit in his tea sah Brethren said the fat passenger solemnly be very careful how you cuss the waiter THE MARKETS MEW YOBK July 16 nud unchanged lower and less active No 2 Heil seller Juiy nt l seller August at seller bcptember at SI lower mixed West ern spot Exuilecl better Western 12 No 2 seller July boiler Au gust and quiet trade light spot new mess tltifklS and unsettled steam ren dered I3 BALTIMORE July 1C Unchaneed tern lower and fairly active No 2 Keel Winter spot SI seller July 81 Heller August M seller September 23i seller October SI WesteruQuletand easy mixed spot nnd seller July seller August steamer Dull Western White Mixed GREAT REDUCTIOM In prices of SUk and Brocade Parasols and Sun Umbrellas Spec ia I Bargain s In Bed Spreads Towels and Table Linens at Hoffmans Exposition No 420 Market St Corner of Pearl Haney Block Call and be Convinced of the above Facts What we Preach as we always Practice TOLEDO O July 1C WHEAT Firm No 2 Red cash 81 new 12lii seller July Ji seller August seller September 81 seller the year SI 16 Amber Michigan new No 2 Bed1 2 Quiet No 2 cash 50ic seler the year Nominal The Waiters Hevenge Bib Burbette We gotdown to Hayts corners at last And on the way down we beguiled the weary hours with anecdote and Charles Siddons of Rochester told us the story of the deflan t waiter The diningroom was full and the waiters were hurried and as usual the man who eits with a steel fork and has mush for breakfast and rump steak and boiled potatoes for dinner when he is home wanted every thing in the house and wanted it right away He bullied the waiter and snarled andsniffed and scolded and made every body uncomfortable about nim At last after devouring a dinner for three he pushed back bis chair tossed his napkin on the floor to indicate gentility and 50 1XX3ANSPORT July 1C pound dozen lofa sweet pound 36 bushel per doz dressed per per pound dressed par pouud pound Dressed 100 arrel Shoulders Sides J2 JOffilSc 50 8c 83 75Sj4 5o iT7 TRADE PALACE Will offer for the nest week HIDESDry ft Dry salted B ft trimmed W Bi Bolls and Stags otherwise Vitamaied 18 Ib Oreen veal calf IK ft Green veal pelts 1 12 10 7 Oats Flax Seed Clover Seed 5 c 10 o 8 c il00 05 40 t ao c oo M50 c Fleece wasned30ai35 c lub o Blacli audBurrr 6 to 7 lower One Thousand Remants Consisting of Satins and General Dress Stuffs Lawns Percales Prints Ging hams Shirting Eibbons Laces Embroideries etc at onethird their original cost Come at once and get nrst selections at the Trade Palace Remnant Counters CEO W SEYBOLD Proprietor
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