Old Newspaper Collections Project

By Clayton, Deb, & Holice

Detroit Daily Press Telegraph Items, 1871 

 

Extra special thanks to Holice B. Young for being such a trooper and typing a ton of old news articles! Without her this project wouldn't be here!

Detroit Daily Press, 1871

Minor Telegraph Items.

The mercury stood at 100 in the shade at St. Louis on Sunday.

The thermometer ranged from 95 to 101 deg. in Chicago, on Sunday.

The June collections of the First Ohio Revenue District were $541,809.

A boy killed by lightning at Dayton, Ohio, on Saturday morning. 

Cincinnati groaned under a temperature of 98 in the shade on Sunday.

The census of New South Wales makes the population of the colony 502,000. Sixty barrels of coal were destroyed by a Cincinnati fire Sunday. Loss $3,000.

Gen. Halleck has been elected President of the Associated Veterans of the Mexican War.

The Wisconsin Republican State Convention has been called to meet at Madison on the 20th of August.

Harry Duggan, charged with murdering a man at St. Louis, in 1860, was arrested at that city Saturday.

There are unmistakable signs of the Cincinnati Sunday liquor law being made into an issue in future elections.

The steamer Auckland, from San Francisco for Sidney, was totally wrecked on the Night of Friday last. All on board saved.

Naval Officer Laflin was tried in the Herkimer county, N. Y. Circuit Court, on Saturday, upon a charge of perjury, and was acquitted.

Advices from Honduras to the 11th ult., state that general amnesty has been granted, excepting to Gen. Xatruch, and his adherents.

In Cincinnati, Saturday, the thermometer was at 98, and in Louisville, where there was one case of sun-stroke, it was at 100 in the shade.

Three more injunctions were granted Saturday by Judge Harding against coal operators in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., charged with working their mines in violation of the mine ventilation law.

Copyright Clayton Betzing, 2001

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