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Elmira daily bazoo. (Elmira, N.Y.) 1877-1877, July 21, 1877, Image 3

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/.AST NIGHTS DISPATCHES. BALTIMORE , July 20. —George Zepp, who s o courageously volunteered t o take charge of an engine a t Martinsburg, i s a brother of the ring leader of the strikers. Commercial interests especially the oil trade suffer s b y the railroad strike. To fill engage- ments maturing early next week for European transportation the blockade must b e immediately broken. NEW VORK , July 20.— The rumor that the Locomotive Brotherhood ordered a strike on the Erie and Pennsylvania railroads yesterday i s denied .b y the engineers. John M. Toucey, bupei inteiident of the Hudson River Railroad, doe s not believe the engineers on his road will stiike, but i s prepared for any emergency. BALTIMORE , July 20.— As the Sixth Regi- ment, Ciol . Clarence Peters, was marching from it s armory, along Baltimore street to Camden Station, to proceed to Cumberland, the regi- ment was stoned, and fired into by a crowd on tiie streets. The regiment fired into the crowd, and a number were killed and wounded. The confusion and excitement i s s o great a t present, i t i s impossible t o get the facts . Four liead bodies have been taken to the Middle District Station, and a number of wound- eri to various drug stores . The depot a t Camden Station i s on fire and it i s sai d the railroad ofirc e has been cleaned out. The Telegraph offic e in the depot building lia s been flestroyed, the wires cut and the in- struments removed. The strikers held a meeting a t noon yester- day. One mounted a box and read a dispatch announcing the strike on the Erie at Hornells- ville. Cheers followed, and the arrival of mili- tary increased the crowds. On an engine were General Pearson, the Sheriff and Superintendent who read the Govern<ir's proclamation amid hoots. He counselled peac e and assured them the laws would b e enforce*:. The crowd jeered a t him, and when he de- scended. Gen. Pearson got on the tender and aildressing the crowd, said there appeared to b e a disposition to treat the matter lightly. He wsirned them that the affair was very serious. He assured them it was useles s to attempt t o further stop the working of the road. Trains must go through. He was interrupted with cries of \Who are you?\ \Give u s bread,\ &c. SUCCESSOR TO W. E. STRAIOHT . Koprcsentiiig reliable foreign and American Companies NO. 334 EAST WATER ST. CHEAPER THAN THE CHEAPEST ! C. A. MURPHEY, 167 BALDWIN ST., llliSSfPiOflSIOP, BETTER THAN THE BEST ! Haggerty and Lunn Buy and ydl All Kind s of Household Furnittire, STOVES, BEDDING, CLDTHIND, &C. 125 WEST WATER. FENNER & COKE. Lunch Booms & loe Cream Parlors, NO. 113 LAKE STREET. THOMAS LAWTEMCE, Manufacturer of. and Dealer in Choice Confectionery, AM AM Ellis Ofifsai^OmekifSj^©, 138 WEST WATER ST. Wm. PHILLIPS, Carriage Trimmer and Harness Maker, 426 EAST WATER STREET, ' Opposite the Homestead Hotel. A few sefiS pf Harness for Sale cheap. Kcpairing done at short tiotioe.

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