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NEW-YORK, SUNDAY, JULY 3, 1881? TRIPLE SHEET. pi>tr<^ niTm +*+**? THE PRESIDENT SHOT. A CRAZY OFFICE-SEEKER'S CRIME. THE PRESIDENT'S RECOVERY HOPED FOR. piU>II.i;NT GARFIKIJ) SHOT DOWN IN TIIK RAIL HOAI? DCFOT AT WASHINGTON?THE ASSASSIN A IIAI.K-C BABBO OFFICE-SKKKKR NAMF.P C IIAIU.KS OVTt AiJ-iN RMl excitement TIIBOUOHOTJ r ?iiiF. (!UWH??9???? BBBOBTS OK the riiEsi? pknt's dkatii-iiis WOUND? AT ????? THOUGHT ?????^-??? r.NTAVOUAIU.K SYMPTOMS BOI* bOWSO BY A SHAKI' BAIXT AT NIGHT?TUB CHAN? MMtKEI) AND HOI'EFIH.-SOUKOW AN? INDIGNATION AMONO AIL ??????? OF CI It ZK.XS. President (Jartiold was shot yesterday in tho waiting-roofo of tho Baltimore and Potomac Ihiilroud Depot, just attor his arrival to tako tho train for New-York in com? pany with several ?ibciw of the Cab? inet. TIM MMMin was an apparently half-crazed office-seeker named Charles Guiteau, known in Chicago and Washington us a worthless charaoter. Two phots were limi, oue laHlg cficet in tho President's shoulder, tho other making a dangerous wound in tho groin. The assassin was arrested and removed under strong guard for fear of lynching. Secretary Blaine was at tho President's sido wln'11 the shots were Hied. Before the Presi? dent was removed from tho depot to tho ?\Y!iite House, ho sent a torching messalo of affeetion to his wife, at Lou? Branch, who immediately started for Washington by special train. It was at first supposed that the wounds might not prove fatal, hut the physicians COttld not loach the Indict lodged in the gioia? and tho internal bleed big gave rise to tho gravest apprehen? sions. Several times during the day false re? ports of tho President's death were in circula? tion. Toward evening hope seemed to he aban? doned even by tho physicians, and death was looked for. Later, however, a marked and hopeful change took ?dace, and the latest in? dications are encouraging. At midnight he Was HWillig quietly. The President was conscious at all times except when under the inthieiice of opiates, and was Cheerful. When the physicians informed him last night that lie had " one chance in a bun? dled " of living, ho said bravely, " Then we will tako that chance !*' The news created intense excitement through? out the country and in Europe, and there was a universal expression of sorrow and in? dignation. The Ministers abroad were kept fully informed by Secretary Binine ut the President's condition. Vice-President Arthur remained in this city during tho day, but left for Washington last night upou the request of the Cabinet. He received several telegram! from Secretary Elaine, and sent expierions of sympathy and hone to Mrs. Qarfldd. THE STORY OP THE CRIME. 6TATEME.N M OF I YK \\ I I MISS S-III ASSASSIN'S ATTAca aun arra ?t??t??a ???? v\ sa two shots nai i> m roai any fvbsob could ? vi.iz Mis OBJECT?NO 01. ? L'Ini?: in oui ?? ? ? o . (ItV TSLBOAAra To TIP; Titilli XK I Washington, July -.?It is difficult t<> write cam? pooedly of tho tragedy thai has been enacted here to-day. ? diiiJiij horror scema to have taken pos? asari na of ererybody, and few people appear to be ahleto realise the present situation, uinch lota to forecaal the future. " M.iamia, a crazy aura has ?hot the President down in the depot," was tho exclamation that a Tbibuxb ooneapondent beard this morning a few B?nntea before 10 o'clock, as he wax walking in the l '.-t. All?t oaee the very air seemed to bo filled wits whlopwrn ei" the tragedy. A great crowd gath? ersdahnoai Instantly around the Baltimore and Po tomuc Depot, in Bixtb-et., i?i ir hieb the Presi? dent was ?hot. A huill?n?.! different and con? flicting stories of she manner of the shooting an<l its effect spread Ilka wildfire throughout the city, by common eousent bnainesa was suspended In the shops Slid tores, as well as in the imbue affinas, and the population of Washington emptied its. if into the atr?ete and gathered at every corner as II iti -o t>> the ncw.st tale of tin? tragedy. ?? ?e? co tut of the shooting giren i>y Secretary Binine to Jadge ehsUabarger thu afternoon is probably as ac? curate as any that can be obtained. aacaaiaai ??a???? stobt ob tob ?ama. The President and Mr. Blsiae rode to the depot this aaornhsg iu a caniaga together. Mr. Buina Bays that the Pr?sidant was la aa annaoaUy |oyoua Bawd,andsssaaaitisanaexpreaacd his keen ?ratiii cation that the relations between himself und tl?, m< ?ubera of liin Cabinet wer? .so hanuonioau, and that tin? Administration was a unit. When the carriage arrived in front of the depot on li-ht. tbe President and Mr. lilaino left it and entend the ladies' waiting-room, which they passed fhroagh ana In aim Mr. Buine ?ays that lie dropped the President's arm as they were passing through the door into tho main room, at which anstand two shots were tired. Mr. 15 aine N;iw a man raaaJagaad started toward him, bat turned almost immediately and haw thai the Preaidont had i^iU-n. It was then he lirst reali/od that thu shot? hud been directed at the Psaotdaat. He sprang toward him, ?SaMasTOreiOthers, and raised hi.s head from tho iloor. As the President fell ho exclaimed, MMy Godi" At this timo tho Poetmaetcr-tienoral, flrniwteij Wtadeaa and losansary lihssala, who h:ui arrivud Cariar at the train, W( r.' prossonadlag on the p)at iorm entable, Geaeral J?mea saya that Colonel ?ansiosa, of the Post Office Department, rushed out ft the depot immeliately after the y?t0 weru fired, and exclaimed. "Tho President is shot!" Either Secretary Lim oln or another gantlemna of the party eaid. "Oh, iioi.mii.???." Colonel Jamison ?aid, " I Haw it." The party then rushed buck and found Secretary Main.?, who appeared to both? only aaal man in tho crowd, bonding over tho l'resi.b at and keeping people back. Tin?: statement off ffdUCffJstSJI keaknky. Policeman Kearney, of thu island Precinct, who arrested the assassin, niukee the following state? ment of the shooting : " Ouitcau arrived at the depot about an hour ahead of the Presidential party, and moved about and acted quito restlessly. My attention was at? tracted by his movemouts, but I did not watch the assassin particularly until I heard him ask a hack man at the Sixth-st. depot if he could drive him off in a hurry if required. I thought that was a peculiar thing, hut before I could follow it up closer I eaw the President's party driving down Sixth-st. to the depot* and I had to co and look after them. They drove to the B-et, entrance. Secretary Binine was with the President, and the two entered the depot together. The President walked up to me and asked how Bllieh time be had before the train left. It wae twenty minutes after nine, I saw by looking at my watch, and I told the President ho had teu min? utes. " Jut as ho thanked me I heard a pistol shot. I saw the nwa that I had been watching previously stand iiiK about ten feet away in the shadow of the main entrance to the waiting-room levelling his pistol across bis arm. He lired a second shot before I could speak to him, and darted between myself and the President and Secretary Binine into the street. The President reeled and fell just in front of me. As ho fell he said som? thing that I could not exactly un? derstand, and Secretary Binine, with a terrified look, poshed toward him, exclaiming: "My God! he has been murdered ! What is the meaning of thisT" I did not stop longer, but ran out after the assassin, and arrested him just as he started across P-st. toward Sixth-st. " ' In Cod's name, man,' I shouted, ' what did you shoot the President for G " His answer was, ' I am a Stalwart, and want Ar? thur for President.' " He etili carried his pistol in his hand ; it was a large California revolver of large calibre, with a bone handle. He appeared perfectly cool, and offered no resistance, bnt went quietly to Polioe Headquarter? with me." TiiK sccousrr Of m;;s. writs, an* i-.yk-witntss. Mis. Sarah V. G. White, the woman in charge of the waiting-room at the Baltimore and Potomac depot was the person who first reached the President after be was shut. in reply to questions asked her, she said : " I saw the whole thing. The man came in fn m this door," she said, pointing to the door at the east, "entering the ladies'room from the main waiting-room, jusi as the President entered the middle door from B-at, When he approached \\ it hin tive feet of the resident he linil. aiming, I thought, at the President's heart, and missed him. The President did not seem to notice him, hut ! Walked righi on past the min. Il?? j bred again and the President fell. Ho fell righi at the turo of the second row of seats? Iwasthe Irsi to reach him, and lifte?! up his head! The janitor ? rushed in and called the police, I bold the President until some men eamaand lifted him up. He did not speak U? me or to any one until a young man, who I think was his son, came. After he hid vomited I think he sani something to him. When M WSS lifted opon the mattress he spoke or groaned." " Hid the man w ho ?hol lim lay scything T" "No words at all passed between tbem. The man walked deliberately out of tie? centre door, where somebody headed him off. Il?? turned and started back the way he came, and was seised at , the door by the police. I have sei', the man once or twice before. Cm? time in particular I noticed him a few days ago, He promenaded up am! down jnst as lie did to-day, wiping his face ami apparently excited. I thought In? was waiting for some friends. Thia morning le? waited 1?re hall un hour, walking up and ('.own. There were few fo? llie in the room when the shot was filed. A11 tie? pan en go re hid gone ?it. I thin': th re was a gen? tleman standing near the door." 1111: ?? ? il. mi. ni OV 1:. 0. roes, Mr. Everotl 0. Fo?,of Dover, N. II., who was in the gentlemen's waiting-room of the Potomac I >< pot, gives tie? follow ing a? eonnt of the nbooting : "At *.e.;iO o'clock two shots in rapid succession, loud and startling, ran.; through the depot. Jusl then Secretar; Binine rushed out of the lad lee1 waiting-room, asking for an officer. At the some instant almost Policeman Kearney camooutof the sain." door, having in charge the man who fired Iba shots, the latter waving a letter which In? wished delivered to General Sherman. On enti ring the ladies'room I saw (onerai Garfleld ?upportcd by the lady in charge of the room. Secretary Blaino was bending over him, saying: "Oh, my poor Pie Idenl !" It appears that Quitean bad been waiting amnnd the depot for half an hour, and had been noti? > (] by the lady in charge as having an evil eye, but with do thought of his being an assassin, lie followed the President about half way from th" front door bet re l.e tired, and the seeon I shot, followed alinosi Instantaneously the first. The President seemed to take a step forward as th" second Shot wan fired and fell. Secretary Blaine, soon after the Presi lent was removed from the depot, went to his residence. Sec? retary Wlndom remained in the depot with some friends, seemingly endeavoring <<> get some definite idea about the .assassin and the cause of his Wlokc 1 attempt on the life of the President. The theories advanced and th.) absurd rumors prevalent only gained in volume by repetition, yesterday about 7 o'clock Quitean entered I bo Remington AnnsCompany'a plane In the post Build? ing and asked the clerk if he had an English Tranter pistol. The clerk informed Urn he had not, but showed him a 33-oallbra Colt doublo-aotion ro volvtr for 028. lb?, remarked that he, had often paid $80 for SUeh a pistol. He volunteered the in? formation that he was an ex-Consul. As he left, the ?tore without purchasing he remarked that bo would return to-day and buy a Colt's, as ho would have us?? for it. Presidi ut GarfiekPsson was with him at the time he wae shot, and as his father fell bs burst into ?1 par? oxysm of tears, Beeretaries Blaine, Hunt and Lin? coln and Postmaster-General James wer.? all at the depot at the time. The waiting room was crowded at the time both with Northern and Southern pas? sengers. When the, shots wero fired .Mr. J. W. Wheeler, of llamptoii, Va., was seated with a lady so clos'j to tin?. President that ho heard the whixsing of the baUs uncomfortably near bini. Me h??Ues ? li?t, at the timo of the first shot the assassin was not over seven or eight bet from him. Presi? dent Garfield when be t.-l i turned .hat hi ? pah , and eoou attor he wat> carried up staili* ho Vomited, Physicians were hastily summoned, and Drs. Bliss, Beyburn and eoveral others were soon present. EXAMINATION OF THE PRKSIDENTV WOUNP8. The President was removed to a room in the second story and a preliminary examination of his wounds was made, but the ball which had entered the right side of his back, near tho spinal column and immediately over the hip bone, could not bo found, although the couse was traced for about three inches. It passed forward and downward. DISPOSITION TO LYNCH Till'. ASSASSIN. As soon as ho had fired the fatal shot the assassin was seized by Officer Kearney, and, with the assist? ance of one or two others, was Immediately hurried away to pedice headquarters. This was fortunato for him, for as soon as the dazed crowd ascertained that tho murderer was in custody there was loud talk of lynching him, and if the excited crowd could have laid hands on him his fate would havo been a sudden as well as a tragic one. Iir.MOVINi; THE PRESIDENT TO THE WHITE BOOT? About 10 o'clock tho police cleared tho main room of the depot building, and in a fow moments the Wounded President was borne through tho building and placed in an ambulance which was in waiting wn the outside. He bore tho removal with great fortitudo, not uttering a eomplaint or groan. The ambulance was sur? rounded by a cordon of polic? and th* horses were whipped into a gallop all the w ay to the. White House. An excited crowd followed the anibulanco at a run, but at the White House tho crowd was stopped and none but a select few admitted. At the depot the pressure for admittaneete the room where the President, was lying was so great that the poBeo could not keep back the crowd. Men persisted that they must see the President, despite the surgeons' orders that tin? room and hallways must not be filled up. In this way tho up? per floor was filled to sueh an extent that fresh air could not be obtained for the President, and henee it was determined to remove aim im? mediately to the White House, where he could bo well oared for. Upon the arrival Of the ambulance the pates of the Executive grounds were immediately oloood and guarded by soldiers and policemen, and no? body was admitted without authority from the President's private secretary, The membersof the Cabinet who were not at the depot when the shooting took place were Immedistclv summoned, and all of them remained in attendance at the Executive Mansion constantly during the day. Tin ??;:?.-??>: \r THOUGUITOL <>r ins win:. Before the Presi.lint was removal from the depot be directed the following dispatch to be sent to Mrs. Garfleld : " The Pr? sident w labe? me to say to you from him tl .tie has been serinualy hurt. How seriously he cannot yet say. He is himself, ami hopes roa will COine to him soon. He send? bis love to fttu, " A. !?'. K<? ? w ni." Colonel H. c. Corbin, Assistant Adjutant Generali immediately telegraphed for a special train to con .1 . airs.Garfiekl to Washington,and frecu?ntele patches were sent to meet it a? different stations, giving the latest intelBgcnce of tin? President'? con? dition. ??1 ? inST "i : him. ut t ? r.iivs. After th?? Pn lidi afa removal to th.? White House be appeared fora ihorl time to rally and several en? eo iraging dispi t. lies w ere sent out? At 11:30 a? m. Cm? following dispatch v,;is Issued by the physi? cian l m a! tendane.?: "The President has returned to his normal con? dition. Will mil.e anothei examination soon. His ?. ?.. :-, tr? v, .si \ t \ t !nvr." An hour later th ? following bulletin was iaaued : "The reaction from the -hot ? unir?, litis been very ?.'railnal. II? i? suffering Mim ? pain, bul it is 11.glit Is ? noi t?. di tuili li i in bj mal.m ( au exploration for the ball until after the consultation at il p. m." Prom thai hour the symptoms ..?;? ? unfavorable, and at '_': l "' p. m. t li ? follow lug wa . I ; " KxKCtrrtVK Hansiov, '?: r> t\ m " No official bulletin has l.? furnished '>\ Dr. I'll sin.?? ? o'clock. The condition of th?? Preai d< 'it has in. ? '.t '?? lug mo;?, unfavorable since that time, lui? ?? tal liemorrhap is taking place, and the graves! fears are fell a ? lo t h p nit." THE SYMPTOMS LI ?? Von \f.i G. I Aa the t\-r. ..oi.? on the Pro Ident'a symptoms , grow l.-ss favorable. ilia pul ? became gradually aocelaratod until at 7 o'clock it stood at 140. At fJ::W o'clock a Tinnii*!? correspondent tailed with Dr, Rll? and Dr. Reybum about the condition and pio p. ? (sof the patient. Neither ouo o uhi hold ? out an) Imp,? of h.s recovery, Dr. Kej bum said : " We has?.? not been able to Bnd the ball, I and the President's condition la sueh that we cannot probe hit wound. The com ?? of the bulle! has been traced about throe Inches ; and there lost. There has been considi r | aide Internal bleeding, which etili continues. | Our only hope is that this bleeding will cease of ! Itself. Human skill can do nothing unless that j takes place, The Pre..?dent has slept som.dor 1 the inHuenee of hypodermic injections of morphine. . II?? is calm and cheerful, and his mind remains clear and une] m.I. I. RECALLING SCEXBfl O? BIXTKKN VKARS AGO. Soon after ?? o'clock the veucrablc philanthroptat, W. W. Corcoran, called to RSCcrtaill the condition of tho Prcaidont and to express his aympathy, At the sain.? h nr there were present in the President's obice and library Becrotoriea Wiodom, Hunt, Lin? coln and Kirkwood and Postmaster-General James. Sen tary Llucoln paced the roo,? with a downcast air, evident ly recalling I he scenes of the sad tragedy of sixteen years ago, wbioh bereft him of a father aiidlln Nation of its beloved President. PostinSS ter-General. G? nues appeared to be mor.? disturbed than any other member of the Cabinet, and he could with great difficultyecontro] bis emotions when ho attempted to apeak of the impending calamity. Other members of the Cabinet conversed ut intervals in low tones, and every movement in the inner room where the dying President lay was listen, d to with eager anxiety, ?! i:.s. o.\:;i iii.d'h sad UOMB-GOMINO. As the hour approached at, which Mra. GarfloTd was expected to arrive, a son wful group gathered on the south portico to receive her. A: a few minutea before7o'clock linee carriages were seen driving rapidly toward the White Bouse through the ?rouniis south of th.? mansion. As the foremost ear ri&godrewup at the atepa Attorney-General Mac Veagb and the wife of the Postuuuh r-Generah with ono of sirs? Garfleld'a Older sous, went down to ths earringo to atslst her to alight. Ber son placed bis arm around her waist ami led her into tin- house, Cuuliuui U uii l'Ulta l'iute. THE NEWS IN LONDON. THE LAND ?ILL SUCCEEDING. ?TUONO DI'.MANOS FOU BSTAUATOST DUTIKH IN ???G.??)?I.EEHOY 8TII.L BAFFLING THE DETEC? TIVES. The London calde dispatch to Thf, Tribune Rays that tho Land hill is making steady pro? pres? in the IFouso of Commons. The demand for retaliatory duties grow? stronger in Eng? land. Much irritation is inanifcHtcd at the at? titude of the French Government in regard to tho proposed new commercial treaty. Tho British detective? aro making itranuone cffoila to nrrest Lefroy. Tho Cornell crew have lost prestige LEADING TOPICS IN LONDON. THE LAND IHM. MAKING PIUXiltESS-.1VBKOWT OF OPINION ON THE OBBBB Ql'KKTI? S-. <??? BOB TAHIEF aaClPBOCTTT?TRBaBABCH Fo.c LEFHOY ?THE OOBBBU. ciikw'h mishap. Iiiv 0ABU? ro Tin?: raiBom.1 London, July 2.?Few pcoplo aburo Mr. Glad atonc'H confidence that Parliament will adjourn tn tho first week of August) but everybody agree? that tho Land bill is going smoothly sinco the Govern? ment secured precedence for it over all other busi? ness. Tbc seventh clause, touching fair rent, gives less trouble than was expected. The l'arni Hite op? position is no longer formidable; the House now pays littlo attention to I'arncll or his satellites, but looks to Mr. Shaw anil Charles Ktissoll as suftl cient authorities on Irish radical views. The Government, though often unable to accedo to their proposals, finds no difdenlty in dealing with them frankly. The Conservatives have practically abandoned Opposition, each guerillas ax Mr. Chap? lin and Lord Randolph Churchill ezeepted. Tin: NEW OBBBB ????????, The Grech debate in the House of Lords on Thnrs day was remarkable for the agreement of Kail Graavilte repreaenting tin Government, Lord Salis? bury repreaenting the Oppoaition, and Lord Kose? bery representing the active BngUah friends of Greece, all three considerin); the prraent frontier cither sattafactory or the best attainable? under the present drenraatancea. RECIPROCITY IN OBBATBB KAVuIt. Reporta from raiiona parts of the Kuagdom radi? cate thai reciprocity theories are making converts among mamita. turera,both employer* and operative? Acorreapondeni affirms thai the Conanrvative leaders have been seriously COtlMidoriUgi sinCC the Preston election, the advisability of adopting reciprocity as a party cry. Their local agents in manufacturing districts are strongly urging this polie,. The same authority saya thai Lord Salisbury supports the proposal and intenda during tbe autumn to declare his views publicly. Other Tory chiefs, recognising the imposaibilitj oi taxing wheat, fear the effect on farmer, of the adoption of a protective policy benefit ine manufacturera oseiastvnly? im: HtiMii TBBATT PBRflUXnTBS, Tie? groa ing irrit?t ton on questions arising out of the French treaty,combined with the nbv ions reluc? tance of the in m h negotiators to make aaj serious concessions, and the hostile tone of the French Min? ister of Commerce, equally favor a recipsncj.ty movement. If. Tiram'a declaration that the I'n neh general tariff will be enforced againsl every country with which no treaty has been concluded by No? vember, alarms English manufacturers,and,coupled with the fa ? thai the negotiations for a new tri *ty scarcely advance, creates a vivid apprehension of ? fresh blow to English industries, ras lelefrepA do? clarea tbe attitude oi the Fr. ach reprcaentativce to be almo-1 Insolent, and expecta the cry foi retalia? tion to become Roueiatni the north of England, fol? lowing a period of severe depression in the cotton and woollen trade. which is deemed probable. Thf Tetegrnpk'l artille is the atrun.? \et pubii-!ied by any important journal, favoring the .li float ion of English free brade il. etnie - foi the [mi pose of salf-defem ?. i:m;i \m> \\i> im: -??.?p: HOVKMRNT. Du hconomiet, referring to tbe annodnoetnenl of tbe willingnaes of tho Bank of Kngland to resume tbe pun bis.? ,t lilverforthe Issue Department if suitable arraiigemeute are nimio b] Prance and the I'idled Ht ates, says it would create a fai*? Impres? sion, it it were supposed that the bank propos ? any large upci ? ; imi m ail ver. It will buy only sucb amounts and on such terms as insure primi. The namo journal advoi it.?, the ? ndingof Mr. Goachcn tu the l'aria Monetary Conference, but reaffirms that each country must judge for itself whether to em? ploy oi.r two metals. No leading statesman in Kngland nor the vast majority of business men are prepari I to advocate anj alteration of the standard value. rni: natouTON raii.wat muhdsr. The police believed la-! m .'hi they bad trUStWOr? li:-, informatimi of Lefroy's whereabouts, the ?vi? dence indicating thai the Claytons ? old pro?'? > bim, I.aii ? they receive t tbo astonishing aui nu :.: that liofroj intended to uppeor volunta .!. y, \\ ii n es at tbe coroner's Inquest at !.. ! testify that over.? road-path near Unlcombo and cverj railway station on the Uri liton md other linee were watched. Oniers were sent by the police that >t Lefroj took the train or the road from any point for llaleomb ? noi to arrest bim but to accom paii3 liim, nudullow him to travel with freedom, but if Ic? pa se?! Hal coin ha to arrest him instantly. The inquest opened this morning. Nothing Ima bi en . ? In axil of Lefroj at the police headquarters. The police say they neither believe nor disbelieve his report ? .1 intention, but they aro per* recti) coni;,leni that they will capture bim if be m alive. They feel certain that he has not gone abroad, and that he is not far from home. Extreme irritation prevails in Scotland Yard at the general criticisms on police Inefficiency. Eienoothe detec? tives are using measures previously unknown in England and of doubtful legality. One high au? thority declares that it may bo necessary to enforce a boti e to-honae search if Lefroj ?? not otherwise round. It ii admitted thai no theory of facts yet dc i?. il eli ars up the mysterious points in the case. The public interest is unabated. 1 ni'. i'oitNi'.i.i. CBBW. I know no ground for the allegation that the Cornell crew wer.? unfairly treated, in the foul be? tween them and tho London crew on Thursday. The um pi; ? decision showed both equally ?oblam?? ; hence a fresh Start was ordered. The Cornell crew again steered badly, but were very easily beaten, losing the race from iuferi oiit.v of style and pace, aa most oarsmen predicted they would. No hostility Was shown by the publie, but marked cordiality, the crowd cheer? ing. The lia ?? to-day, W hen in the match with the Hertford crew tho Cornell men ran into tbe bank, shows sufficiently that something was wrong with their steering, tf they wish to vindicate their repu? tation as oarsmen, they will have no difficulty in making a do/en matches. No lir.st-c!a.,s English four would think them dangerous. 0. w. ?. GENERAL? FOREION NEWS. -*? ENGLAND AM? THE LATIN CONVENTION. London, July 2.?The 'nuns, in Its finan ??lui in I ici??, says: Toe opinion that the Bonk of England bas virtually : arreni t?. pai. liase and hold a cell:.in am.mill Of sliver 1 tu lieu of gold ngalnal its. note circulation on condition | that Hie Uniteli State-, and fraine und tin oilier ; countries of the Lalla Convention? agroo to maintain e ? free mintage of nil vet' at a ratioof l.'>'ji>> lof goldntlu commues ??.? elicci sciloii.-l. the prtoo of silver ami rupee paper. Tuo belief U thai with such au ciuoigenteut ou ? in.? part o? tuo liauk of England, the. United Mates and I trance ?uni the 01 bel' colili Irle? Will loiin il In inel.iil.e ! union, Hint stiver will be ivlmh?tlalod, at Icon! tora lime, mid thai meiiev will cons? im ntl> comuni.? al.iiu ilatit nini clleap, III?? gold Which IS to be e\chum:e,| tor ?liver Inoreasiug tbe uouej ogertng In tbe short loan : market. v..? sin.11 probably know shortly, aa tbe result of tho ? Monetary Con fore noe, wbctber anything Is tu conio ol ?uch ongnge.uoul mi the pertof tue bank of Kngland, ? Imi wo rugret Ihut a plc.ige lia* been Virtually ;:lvcii. Prubablj uogroatbarui will eaaue, bal tin? tendency ol i Uiu act, svili bo to enoouiiuru LUo dulu*io.ia in tin?, uro motera of cheap money. England will also be accused nencefort h of having encouraged bl-mctaUlsm, and the conree will not be unfounded. If It is not yet too late, we hope the Government will Rive such instruction? lo it? delegates "t the Conference as will make tho position gotte clear. Knptand has cut a very sony figure indeed at tie Conferenoe, east sesse l dug should be done to recover its ??-t economic reputa? tion. w The Economist of this weck confirms the announcement wat tee Bank of England baa, in reply to a ernimaal from the Treasury, ?tilted that, subject to suitable ar ranjrementa beine made by the gorenueeata of Pre?es and America in respect to the coinage of ??l\ ?r, it i? will? ing to purchase idlvfT for Its Issue department within the limits permitted by tho Act of lr!44. The act prc scribe? that the ?liver must not exceed a epiarter of tho amount of gold coin and bullion in the Mans department. The. Economist points out.that the operation which the bank proposes Is not a large ?OS, and it will beat lib? erty to refuse to make any purchases uniese tho tcrius appesa to Justify them. THE CORNELL CREW ARKOAD. . IIem.ey, July 2.?In the race, between tho Cornell I'nivcrsity crew and (he Hertford Collejrc crew over the Henley course this morn ?rig, the Cornell crew were leading by three-quarters of a length, but they un? fortunately ran themselves ashore af'< r they had tra? versed about a gassier <>f the alslaaoo sf the ansane sai looked like winning. The Hertford crew finished alone. The Cornell ?rew drew the Beta* statten. Loarnos, July i?.?The saateh between Ihs Ostasti crew and the Vienna Kowing Club crew is flxed for the ?l !i of August, te be rowed on the river Danube, the coarse be? log with the stream, a distance of about four miles. The Cornell crew have entered for Die M?tropolite? Regatta for fours, without coxswains, to come off at i'litncy on Hi? 14th lust. WORK SUSPENDED ON ? MEXICAN LINK. Mexico, July 1.?The (?oveniinont has issued an order to suspend work on the Hullivau Kiiilroad, roar Ouadatajara, tas plans of ti e road not having been ap? proved a* yet. FOREIGN MOTES. LOSTDOSI, Salurday, .Tuly 2. ItsM, Lefroy, the alleged murderer of Mr, Gold, has not yet been oaiugbt it is probable that Count Herbert Bismarck, the elder an ?f Prlacc Bissaarsb, win shortly be attached to the Qermaa Legation at Washington. At Btaanford Bridge? PnUssaa, to-day, in the thrcc ntiewetktng level race, Mr. Menili, af the Dssan Ath? letic ciub, of Boston, defeated a. i?. Beekey, eftk* Lea? den \ttiletie (luti. In th.? h.ilf-'uile level ruiinfag race Mr. Myers, or the Manhattan Mhtetii Club of Ke? TerS, deflated bla sii opponents by elevi a yard??. Till. JOIST CONFECTION. so nrnuunrr bbowm bt ran Mnraaag ? the Vit'll.--VllUY I I W < Il \M,I> It! <<>!;!>! I). [raoM rns sRoi lab ooBUBsroxDurr orntsraimras.] Albant, .luly ?_'.?In the Joint ConTentJoo to daj ?". ? rj lueinlii ?'- :.:< ?- u.irr a ; oi ruvrfal exprcsMo I, and there were constant Inquiries fa* sews fieaa BTeah? Ington, Benator Bots rteoa, who presided, in the midst of tin? Conreo tira reed a diapsteb from Wssbl rton statins the latest Informattra regarding tin ruetdi eta Doodttton. Tin? reading or the diepateh area listened t<> in profound suenen? Under each etrenmstaaoea the halli ting for Senators was spiritless, and the atendiera hurried through ibe worfe sa if it aras distasteful to Ihres Iberewetefew changes, but nearly ail af them indi? cated the desire of the fricada of Qoveraet Cornell sad of Rftfihard Crowley to run them us candidates in the ptaee af Tusase* C Plots. In the \ot. for ConkUng*a sseeceaer, sesaanMyaaaa Congdon ? baagi ? from Wheeler to Crowley, and \--? ? My ? ??? ?? r froiii Lapnam to Crowley. Aaseanbtyman Lewis changed from I.iinhaiii t<t Chapman. The vote was as follows : k raurnr-rauu) buixot?aaonr mnr. Senate. Assembly. Total. Potter . 4 -7 ;;i Polliti ng. 0 14 Ji< Wh.?, 1er_. 7 ID V?; Lephiiiu . ? ? 7 (Oliali. 5 ft Pro? loj. 3 3 Chapman. 1 1 Bogi is. 1 I Totals. 10 7? 04 The foraser voters for Mr. nati mad? all the ahauges in ? io? reta for Mr. ?lasttSj ansaaanah? ananaes Messa ? r ? bangod frase Ceewlej to Lephaas, sad sent toe Mlnatow ir?.m Prowler to l'orni 11. ?'-??????p???? Armstrong and Cauipls ?1 .ban?.?I from Crow lei to .lam. s m. Talco! t. Asm nildj h..m Jackson changed from Prnwlej to< ?? p. Il, ami Assi-mi lyuisn [initier from Platt t<> Hainiltou. Tac ?. ? voto loft for Mr. l'l.itt was given by Mr. Trimble. 1 he roti u.i* ao follows : ????? -THUD BALLOT?LOMO t?:?:?. a> s .te. assembly. Total. ??epev,?. :i ?.'('. .: > ??.? ? inn . 4 27 II I Cornell . .. :t 7 l<> le) . 1 H W ? C!i.io::.an. 1 1 1 Uiph&lll. 1 1 I .1 I. l'ai iti . 2 ? Hamilton ? :nii. 1 1 ? I Isti. 1 1 I 1 remain . 1 1 -mili. 1 1 Total . Ifl 75 U4 THE PBt'StDt \ rs l ? TEST APPOINTMENTS. vVasrikotov, July 2.?The rVeeidentyeeter?, day I il.id.? ? lie folloM ?,?/ up; ointments : llaniiiiial Hsuilio, Envoy Extraordinary umi Mtiii-.tcr Plenipotentiary to Spain,hi ptaee uf Lneiua Palrchtld, wiio asked to be recalled. < liarh ? I'aj son. of Massachus? t:~. ? bar- . d'Affaire* to Copenhagen, Is placa of Mr. Crasser, transferred to w It serlaud. <<.,? carter, of Loaustana, Mlmeter a> it '< ut te , !;?> Palo?,' I. < all 1. . \ High h :.?'. Uarni tt. Of New Ver' . ,, . h and Poneul-Ucneral to Liberta, In pieos ef John M Smyth recalled. lb. Pr?sident baa appointed walker Blatee te be Third ? Intani Secretary ..f stati? in price of Charlea Payaon, appointed Charge d'Affaires te Dimenai h. The Preaident aeut for Walker Blaine and tendered ? lio np poiutmeni wlthmauj warmexpressions of friend!) re> gard; idling htm not toeonaidorll as done on Ida ? accouut, but ."i in* on n. Tue President baa knows bini sun 0 bis ? .il l> ? liiidhooil. The follow tua appotutiuenta (rem made by the r.-ci dent late la^t night : C?nenla lohn G. Wirier, ?.f Illinois, at Dundee, rlee Matthew MecDouga?,eee ?Cdwin rtteveils,ol IVnimylvania. el NinsTPo.viet? l.duaid <? Lord, r.?. :ii. I; w oiib id s. Bird, oi Alabama,*! |.a?(uayra; William t>. W. BU-arns recallediJauie? ft*. Htlor, ol Indiana, al Paoetowo, vies WT. W. Edjrccombo rccaiii'il ; II. K. Cuuey. of ?.\.?-., al s.in Domingo, vice l'ani .lenes, recalled ; Su nuc? ' . l'essi U leu, >?? Ponu? ? ti? ent, .il Bf. .lohn, ?. ?!., \ ne II. P.. Warner, recalled ; John T. Kobeaoo, <>f Tcnncsscss, ai Tripoli, Africa, vue Bobert .Ion.-?. recalled: Hcurv ?. 1 ?--??. of MlsMOUri, .it l'ori Stanley, KelKlano Islande; Hilas I?, lluhbell, <?r New-York, at St. John's, ii ;,.., m..? Bobert ?'? Saae. rw ailed; Bobert Lain! Colili r,of low?, ill l-cip-uc. vice M.. toiiiii> , pr.un.? e 1; J. A. Leonard, of Munii sota, ut Leiih, vice BobeMiu, promoted ; James Kirlincton Montsxiuiery, <>f Kcw-York, at llrusscls, vice John Wilson, recalled: ?dnmnd Jolm son, of New-Jersey, at Pietra, vue Osear Malmrss, i< calb'd. liane M.ittson, .t Mlnneaote, Consul-Ueeerel at Cal? cutta, rice A. P. I itebii. id. reoelled. .Mark s. Brnwer to be Consul-Uenersl at Berlini vice Herman Krnissman, recalled. I?', rdinatiil Voeolor, of Ohio, Con^ul-t?cncral at Frank? fort, rice ?. K. h.?, recel ted. HALF-HOLIDAY A\n ormi: DEMANDS, The half-boltday desaonetr?tton yestrrtay ?;i? chiefly conflned to Urn employee of tin? large retail ?toresin Broadway, Punrteenth-et. ami sixth-avc. In these streets the movement was general. Mscy'a closed at l- o'elock. In Poorteenth-et. the stores closed at 1 o'clock, and In Broadway they reansine il open until '?.' o'clock Tin? members of the amalgamated Society of En: ?rincera wenton strike for a bnlf-holiday yesterday', it being thought beet to end the difncuit> in the Hvdraiilie Iron Works, Brooklyn, bifore beginning another strike. . A meeting of the rreecO 1'.unter?; I nion was held last evening in Third-avc. It waa decided t.? make a demand tor .fi a day, ??!' nine hours' length, A YOUTHFUL MUMDEMEM. Hakihsp.i u<;, \'u., July 2.?William Bamke, a ui'i;ro bc> ten yesca aid, was oomaalitod te )?>? lesi n,..lit for kilting another negre beyattttk olderthea ?.Hilf, by trikuig him unan the head with a atone east breaking bis skull. _ FRAGMENTS OF WE8TEBN NEWS. PAT At RESULTS Or \ BAM-HOOM Qt'A'nn, LuutsviLLE, K\., .inly -'. -In a bar-room ou imi on the i'n-ston Mieti Bond last ut?ul ?...??Gt KiiHfl ivas killed I>1 " Mel." Ftg. who was blma i ? (|iienll? lalall.N shot i>i K. C. All*UStUS. tai now s m ? p? ?? mai g ??? s ai u . Tho cugine and ??\? cms of tue scemiti iti vi-ion of Couw'a circus train wore thrown oft ilio track in ? bull three mtlce sonta of Belterue, en ?ho Dubji|ue ttlvisioii ol Ute Chicago, Milwaukee sud BL Paul itati H ;, , p | | ? ;, ,,!... ni mill ??' ' ?? ..io-ili lives ?or I??!. I...' sevi rai oi Uicvuiuabic aelsasls aara aether kuicu or h*? I luivd SORROW IN THE CITY. m EFFECT OK THE NEWS FHOM WASHINGTON. thk aaooa Oaeaa? by tub first rkpouts rot LOWKD BV INTEXHE .'NXIKTY CONCERNUTO ?? PKKSIDKMH CONDITION?SVMrATUV AND RB GRKT <?N ALL RIDtCft. The news of tbe shooting of President Gar ?ehl etartled and ?hocked th< city vestir day morning a? it had not been startled and shocked In-fore sine.? the assassination of Presi? dent Lincoln. When it was found that the early K?j0f| of his death w;is incorrect batease anxiety for favorable newa of his condition w:w shown in every part of New-Teak. This ?aa not dimin? ished dm ?up; the afternoon and evening, and the statement? of the physicians, when they were discouraging, caused profound sor? row. The manner in which the news was re? ceived all o\er the city, and the comment? made upon it hy Republican? of various shades of opin? ion mid by Democrats also, are presented below. A common sentiment of grief pervaded ?11 clauses, while it seemed improbable that the President could recover. Tim dispatcher hite last evening in which the physicians at the White House expressed a more hopeful opinion concerning their patient were eagerly welcomed. AMASSMENT AND QSfBF OTSS THF. NSWl! nu: Kii:sr m poitr BBCBIVBB arm in<-ki ocmtv? now nu: i.aikh ihsi'atciii s wikk kixuvkd moi i;m ??. (iitiu-es in mu sil The city was men helm? d with amazement and wirrow yesterday morning when the new* cams fiom Washington that the President had lieen ?hot. 'Ih?? ti ist and overpowering feeling was of bewilderment. That in a time of profound poses, in a period of fh ? gn atest prosperity ever know ? in the coimtrv. a President of so amiable a charactt r tiiat he had no bitter |>ereenalenemies. should be Htrickeu down by th? hand of an assassin was utterly- in.ompieh? tisible. Hardlvany one l?e lievcd tin- report wboo he feat luaid it. Hut the bulletin boards <.f th ? newspaper?, the t?l?graphie dispatehea received at th? bottle, tho ssaaasgea which eaano to prominenti tinos down ton n. and t!ie annoillii ? li ? ill w Inch appeared on the ; tap?? in ? reerivkng stock (?notations ?quickly gave anwoaeessa eenursnstfcan. The na> | citement aroused was rarely violent in its ! demolisti at ion?. The prevailing sentiment was one of profound sorrow when it was made j clear that the mw?. was only toe : tun?. it anas mistakenly asserted soon after I the Arat hint of thetraaady cam? that aha IhuaV I dent waa dead. The grief oaaasd hy th? - ass of a , pieat loas to the Nation gare way to asps when this statement was contradicted and the erfrsshesnghfi word thai the STO?di Slight SOI prove fataL Further e iconraging diapata that s w< as receive I, and people be jan to think that the carle r accounts ba I groatly exaggerated the matter and that the miirdcr.r had faded in Us attempt. At the first shock of horror over the crime hu-ii.-sa was sus? pended. Men were too much ovei'i.a lor a BUM te go an with tin ir ordinary seeapattoaob ?. t with the relief of the mo. ? favoiald?? reports the etruin wnstoosoned and buying and selling asaro raaaansAj yet there was a shadow awes the day whiahganw darker with the advancing hoars. Of course the shooting of the Preatdentwao tho on? subject in all minds and the one topic on all lowgnoe dsatng the day anal eveuinp. The aniiety tout the Ian -t mws.if hi? condition wm moot eamesi and pathetie. As the report - from Washing? ton because leas hopeful thoheartaat people sink within them a- it with appr? hOBOion of thedeathof a n-ar and dear :: in 1. W ban it wao Brat atad? known that the President had ???.??? shot everyone wa- per? plexed to neeouut for I he uiotiv-s of 1rs assailant. It seemed impossible of belief that snob ? l'resi?:cut oooJd have aroased an enmity that woold not ?top abort of anaaasiiistion The general eonclnaien frani ii.?? outset waa thai the ad was that of a madman, ??.?? liefere the pan.? ? a* known, or any information eoueerniug him had bora spread I abroad, it was almost universali) beln-ved thai ? one liii a maniac could have comuiitto-1 sucha ? rime. II.:??. l,i. !. ? ral h aras aratfed on the eiima? nal. rhe common feeUng waa tha be was ?.?? piti? ful and coil, niptiblc an obj< atioa on. I lie ?! egret, the ? : : thai pei ? am 1 all . ? patay with tin r I nily that moistened mane eyes, and th?- for?b s ol tlm misfortune to the country involved President's death, loft little spa? ? ? ?.?! mn rag) . Inthestr ??' , oftieee and stores durine the .1 a . and in t!. ? hot.;? und ein.? at night, gNU ?* gathered with sombre la..-- and talked of Ike < rm* al Waahingtou and it ; ? tuli .oun tr\ and to Ine h'epu'li au partV. ???pp i;iv. ino ko im act ? ? p??. It wa? ai.oat 10o'clock win Gt+t^ dent t?arttold bad been botwai ;? ed on the bul Ictins along Park row a \ ? It ? ,-ear*d at th?; different newspaper ott em about tha l time. Three or four man weir b surel> paasingTaai ?????'?? Office et th? time, and tl* I caan allv lo s.?.? \. b ;i ba ! hapiiened. " Mi Co 1 !" ? )?at Gai id has b< en -hot. ' ?? ?' . au'l be true. It most he ? ? <? ird." ried an? I otlnr. '? li il ?? true,"a third on? ng paiiae, " tbia ? ill be a sad ? cuatrj ?" Ity this time a crowd I b filled aS the available spa..? around ih?? bulletin and ?*s t??:,.led into the sir. ;?:. lite men?otii|H I and watched the little white pajier ua tl? ? ? vv al. . - it ,-.?:]<???1 by th? dreadful ? na, lltcir a?? rions looks an.', b inched fnce* showing th.? horror MMl sii|i,'\ tliev 1. It. "What is il? ? ??unti oining tot" < ? ed a white-haired old man, who ?it 11 lie crowd <'? se io th- bullooiii, sud ua lilted bis band a ;ili a ? "? ? glad ul it. ' replied a rough-looking is-raoa on ih? ?? I?;? of the throng. "Il'ajuat a batti d? set\ . d. * ?? Wliat'a that G "Let me at that man G "Kill him!' " 8boot the scoundrel ?" came from a ? persons in the crowd. Th r? was ? general huat fiug to and in? ot the ihroug, with a ruahatUhS ! ui m who had m ide t'.i?? remark. He ba h when be aaw the indignation he bad <i sardi, ani I turning, ran down heasau-at. ?uto lteeknsan-aS. Sev I crai ?? i-sei ?- followed bim a little way ,'uit th? ? they though! lTii.ru! it an I ni o y pod. um ? Kiv.i mi ? Laos. The first <I .-patches had .s.;id M'o| ?v tl.it Plai? dent UarOeld had hana slot, and that it was nportoi that he waa dead. Ihn mde?nitOboas m? tannava inteiis'.l'ied tin ? ?? at ? ine:it. AS oloug Tark-rowby this time a/ere collected throngsof men. and they kept geingfrom one bulletin t.? another as ass if anything additional could be learn?!. In tho midst of this the lags on the Pool ? and th?? city Hall w/erelo*emi to half-must, and a sbudder weut through t!?e crowd, srhtcb thought that additional bad newa bad been received. For an hour '. lie crowd w aited in ib< sir? . ts m siispeii??, it?constituenta? liangiu? all the tini??: I at it wasai ?rayai ud and biltei in us denunciai ions of llic as ?? 11 ?>'. lock the tlaL's ?? ? the City Mall and I'oaS Office w.re -nod. ul \ ?.used acaiu and ? b.ariy cheoe went up along the broken line from Prrucb'a Hotel 1?m, Psni'a i ii m. li. A moi ..ut lut? ? ???-, . ?? ?rere ? ?ated t?? tue ?ile t that the ph.. siciaua did not tiiii.k til.? G?. siceni's woim-is w. :. nsessssaSfl ??Thank (?od!" MOoed ? ? ? last!" "Let ua bope tor tbe best !" < ame troni many moutlia. ? ..mm ms ? nu: ? mom ??. The bullciins were iic\er d?-sci w-d dtinnp the day, but between noon and ? o'clock the ckcl.eaieiit waa Ilot so tiiat, ? tbe ioloiina.loli p???. ?\cd ln-in \\ a-ilington naa sf ? hopeful character. Ihaas w ie manj ? roans, honowr, nha\notwalhsasaaV inn tbe broil pout hours waSehftng for Jha it . .mein. In- ? ? ....Id wat. I. lue dui?*? eut ?-nib ?ms with meat ... leniess. and ????"??ey* G& oi his <4.?*d ..us. lahnedj ,-IU l.i.ll? ?Mis v.ltll meat . ?.. ?einess. a:i.i " ???7*? tbiug waa posted th ? ruai.vard H wBh eraaa ca..,u<--. ii???.. a the aoaaaate ?*?*? .i^iisol ..pinion a-to the ?aus.?.- ?? m .,., ?nut its -fleets would Is- wj ?? util . in iv t4. ?- > :i< m one muu, eacitedly, when ? be ?fusmtch ? ?? ! ?v bn h couveyod the newa that tbe umrdensr saya ? he liad ?"of Vi. ? ?? ? hshhan*? ? ? ua im ...ii. ?a. io save the country. 1Heei. I "is a mauoi ? pure and uooie a tiiauciu aa ?t???