Pres. Garfield shot

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Pres. Garfield shot - will not prove suorUd. Te shooting oc--axrd...
will not prove suorUd. Te shooting oc--axrd immediately alter the Pnsident had entered, walking arm-in-arm with Secretary Blaine on their way to the limited express train, which was about ready to leave. Secretary El lior, on hearing the pistol shots, two in number, rushed in the direc tion fruei which they came, with a view of arreting tiie would-be assassin. Before reaching the man, however, the Secretary re turned Is the President, and found him prostrated. Both shots took effect, tlte" fin-t in tlte right arm and the second just above the right Lip and near the kidney. The physician have probed for tbe balls un- nceeawfully. President Garfield is now lying in a private room in the officers' quar ters of the Baltimore and Potomac depot. I Vs. Bliss. SursMic-General Barnes and Dr. Purvis (colored), are in attendance.

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  1. Memphis Daily Appeal,
  2. 03 Jul 1881, Sun,
  3. Page 1

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