New York Times, October 24, 1883

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New York Times, The (Newspaper) - October 24, 1883, New York, New York oarae VOL. XXXIII.......NO. NEW-YORK, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 1883. PRICE TWO CENTS. TO BEAT BUTLER L. the present Senator, waa Introduced, and congratulated the eonrentlonoc their nomination Mr Baker served two terms ID the Assembly, and. bflcumo prominent by on'the Hepburn corn- Oil) LIKE DEMOCRATS REFUSE TO mlttea InvestlitallnK fralKht dliorlmlnatlonj. JAMESTOWN, Oct. Tho Republican Ben- ntorlal Conrentlon Is still la travail. No nomina- tion yet been made and tho convention has ad- journed until morning. Tbe delecates' are tired oat and are disgusted, and will unlto on some one, probably Vedder. In tbe mornlntr. The Chautauqua constltnenclos will not unite. Tho closlnz ballot lo-nlzht waa nearly tba same OJ tho first at the orlelnal convention In Dnnkirs. GLF.X'S FALLS. Oct. The Warren Coun- ty Dnmocratlo Convention at Warrentburg to day unanimously nominated 3. D. Kendrlck, of Glen's Falls, for the Assembly. Oct. Tho Republicans of tho Fifteenth Sanatoria! Dlitrlet to-day nora inntcd Lewli F. Payne, ot Columbia County, for Senator. JAMAICA. Oct. The First Senatorial Dis- trct Domouratlo Convention today nominated Benjamin W. Downing for State Senator. NEWBURQ. Oct. The Domocrnts of thh dhtrlrt today nominated James Mackln for tbo blate Senaio. ___ THE BUFFALO DEMOCRATIC ROW. MR. 6COV1LLE NOMINATED FOR SIATOH DV HIS AUHEUKNTB. BUFFALO, Oct, Tho Scovillo branch of tbo City Democracy held their convention to-day SUPPORT HIM. X mOTEST BIQ.SED BT THE HOST HESPECT- ABLE AND INFLUENTIAL DEMOCRAT8 IK UAB3ACHU8ETT1 BOSTON-, Oct number of loading them John Qulnoy Adams, of Qulnoy; Loverett Sallocsiall. of Newton; Hlcnsrd Olaey, of Doston; Georco ii. Stearns, of Coico- poa, Frnck W Bird. James M. Rumrlll, or SprlniraoM: Clinton Viles. of Boston; Prof. John Hike, of Cambridge; N. S. Shalor, of Cam- brldie: IVorceiter; Hornoe C. Bacon.of about 40 olhers-wlll pnb- 1'jh a munlfestoln tho morning papers against and appealing to Iho Domocrats of tthe to withhold tbalr votes from uitn. It U brief and coaoiid, follows: r, IVncicrnfic I'ol'n of THU approicfilnj elecllon dem.inrta from you the c.niiIJLTRtlon. Wltriout nhiMlnR our i! 11 totu polltladl Tletvg unrt methods or VUjpiih- rein 1'iriy. we bvlleTa the nucceis In Iho future can neltner aeiorvml nor achlnvea unk-n frro from the charge of sup yortlnn lowertd tho lundarrl of ixillllcat morsllty. Demo- who wlurt to bo conilitent. -no appeal to TOUT patrloinni and ulwr ocmmon aeniato op pnic ruolectloa of Benjamin F. Duller. Pur-lntc all rctilen noiorloly uo polltlL-lan. den-rtlon of the Demociailc Party, tie cilertv ccniplcuous In preiilnc iho moat ixllojt lo coasilluilnnil IJomo. racjr and partisan policy. hostllllj, howavor. ll harmlon compared wlih hli pratondad CarlQK notl Ijg for pnrlf or crln clple. lie iUbordlnMcs public Interest to bli own llzemrnl. Snould ho be (ujAln elected, tha Lemocrsilo Party of Massnchuietls woulJ ho held responsible for acls and rcccnlrlclll in the and future, while no re- ijonilblllty to us for nets of ilr. Botlo- SOH. bucli belnc our Dcllof, wpesnnot hesllata to de- clare thai ire ID lend lo do all I hat may belncui ooner toiecure ibt> (.en. Bullor. wa all Democrat> t" Jolu wll b ut ID such fiction. 1 tils movement Is rveardod as moil significant of the ormnzlnu altitudeof old linn Demefralato- vrard Bailer Thedefecilon Is bollsved to bo wldo- Bpread. an 1 It Is known Ibat many, as promi- nent ss iho siirion of the above address, are lo wuh It end nro inleadlng lo withhold thi-lr from Rutler, thoagu thoy are not ciuriircon' cnotinh to so publioly. n. a moTinr forward wllli unpreccdent- t.J iplr t and ai llrlty. Kobmaon nnd Ilutlsr are t ica mi.kir..{ spveebet. somi'limei two and Ihrea a and thu formorlj answering Iho oltior. moot- rv his charges and loslnualloni. checking hli ro- correcting nls amazing Hrce meotlo; of leadluc ntlzens. called bv tho Bciloi Lily KevubHrati Commlltoo. held to meiiiurus in checl; tha threatened frauds on L i Lium day nud protect too ballot, box. L 4 Oov. H.oo iresjrd Mr. Hoblnsnn was present ana -n >da an e.iri'BJt spocob.. and Chairman I.odso, of It a Slila Cummlilce: Mr Parker C. Chandler, rlia rnmn of (in utixllliry committee of citl- ler-, and Col. who presided at tK.e Itern I'.can StMe Content on. also npnko. denoucclcg iho atlompts of Iho liv Cunimif.ce fo place obstacles In the way of a fair election in tins Itin lueetlnc passed a icr.ei of Tiuoroni rfolutlonsdenonnilnc ihe CJUOH lioniblo methi ni purtued by Mayor Palmer In tho tiprolnl-mn' of e'ictlon offlcsni for tho several prerlneu of tho city. auJ particularly his snb- illturlon. In many Initnnces, for Itepublicans tlie I iw re ,ulnng that ihe orTIcers f ball bo selected c ,'ii iv from ihp two loading pirlics) Duller Kork- i -A ind nu n in mpctent and untrustworthy. T ho Jdyc-r i artion was dtclarcd to bo In violation of t c 'aw and Ineitnc to fraudi In Iho election, and !i vuit d lo ralio an K-tecullve Committee o; to arrnnso to orovent frauds and in o-KSiiue committees in tlie several lo cooperate vmn Iho Kepubllcnn i ninll'eet in scrutinizing tho Hats of roslsterod 'vo'en. inrt la natchuis tno polls oa election Jay. T'.e c'oied In Boston to nlgM. It In t of anv crevlous It ii nearly nst iasi year, and in tho Prosldon- t a. elet-l'un of lio I''rail I o morrow will sty: "It was nn- nounce-1 ut a laic hour yeitorday aflernoon nn tho 1 in. to lit 'al authority that 3. A B. AbCott.who nominated on bjturdnv lo second plaoo on the V rioc-ralla .stato ticket, Jeellrjes to stand. Mr .holt In Washington, but he informed a friend a', t.a hi 1 de-limxi. nnd further said that ho had ultb. Ituller." iDtNLF. Oct. pentlemnn of this r :y w'tb whom 5 A H Ahbolt Is connected by i-r. ice thst ho hajt seen a letter from vr in wbli h tio ho has declined Iho i om.j-Uion (or Llanrenanl Governor of Mnss.v .1 and lhat bo wi'.lnot itipDotl GOT. Ilullor [ur re oleelicn A CLOSE CANVASS IN VIRGINIA. LuTH I'MlTlEb PLTTINQ KOIITJ LVtKY hF- AND TMF. SAMK CLAIMS Rn HM'jsn, Oct. election in tbis ;'.3'.u wih take o'aco two wouks from to day. Doth ild are wording beavers, and somo of tho try. cUectlvo and Qiic'tlocalilo work will to dono n t! Ciu livo we- Is. Uoth sides olaln that they v. 11 secure tho I.ecls'aturo. Tho lion. J. S Uar- r our. tio Chairman of tho Democratic State Corn- in ;tee. and Senator aro both -bendmir trery cnerzy to compiis thu defeat of tho other. M-HS fco took charju of tho Uemocratlo canvass Iirlnur has J tycJ wonderful skill In ti.-i forces on'.y ib it, hut ho has procured .1 eimjisVn fund thun any other m in In i inrrv d Uotli ililoj have plenty of means "il II LSO ll em without Mint between now anJ e'ecilon iluhono worltlnu nut.l and d i> an'.ung Iho Cd'orc'il voters, and will ii.aWf jn c.'ort to poll uierv ono in the SIMo Son.e u' :h h ivo it-inifoUud a disposition lo act t "i, t. I'H n.i'-lie-i In sotno legislative eru t'l an> greally l'i Ihe minority thu i pledged Ihrrasulves lo support tne Iktr.ijcralio noinlnee-i Mauonn. Low v.i.1 SL nrit I! o bulk of that vote. j'.ulh are all of iholr Etrouuth iu '.ID ihruH clcfb .-inalorHI districts. Tliesewlll I u apt ID decfln the touleal Iho lloniDcrals I in !b.U '.ht-y cnn i-afely count upon 4O House d'-ilrleln with KOI d eh iiicft for secanng 10 inure i ch will to lo nlve them u in.iluruy In Hi it b d, 'llio) asinrt >iuo Ihjt, wllb the 13 linrn whu hi Id ovr. lliev can safely en'... l on ,0 or I of acotistllu .intitl in ;y of ''jai body, with districts y to nj tlum a Senulnr Mr.liono l h !r iMake ibout the sumo claims. Tho u it o' tbe ni it 10 day-i w IK doclilu the result So :uor citifi'iel aro mam portions of tho alu tl'il l'i I >wn containing votrrj it KT OKU v t'iu doctor! Mil vuto, with tcu ex hlAlK CAMl'AlCiN AfcbLMI I.V, A.NDCOU.S'iy NOMI- 110'iS. I ru Ujt. I'lL'TJublicfiiis of the Distr'i t h ivo luiuilnalvd Clarence e .Mini of lioini' inidy Ilo Is a member ibe of I ibor. 'll.u Uemucrallo candi- date la Josec'i Ai i 01, (Jet. (jlVv't tlio ojiiJOsitioii af thu l.i, jor du iler-i lo Judu'o mu II. Miinaid. o vLili'liilii for Secretary of Stale, jii i ifcrt belt g mule lu 0X1 ito a iiiuntrr muvo i 'it pruplu In Ills f.ivur. Llr- i I st-iii out from horu brojdcatt thn -lal'1 by 1-DV.IrtL Kelly, Clinlrruun ul Nt Milo Ti.mipiir.inco Coinmltlue. to dixnl i of leniperaneo. mlnlilers, and i .iir-i L'enur illy itivin lo v to for iiiier-'ilsul trim iin-uco and social mnrailly. 1' linllo'.a li> diy tlie Dla- t Hupub'l) in L'unci ntion nJJoiirned lo uioal III .1 c1 i on 'I nubility next ballot itood: 1 i.ii. ii Jir Il'rMiii Ili'CAi'r. 11 Cli irlc4 P. >i iij- Henry'I o In ilo'third UN i 1' i[ uMii in 01 Iho noralnnllnii of b i> i J 1 Ihu Ullzctii' Asaoclatiou waa and nomliated tho following tloKot: For JoDathaa Scoville; for Timothy J. Mahoney for City Herman Uennlg; for City Kli-hard for Clly KnEinecr ThotOHS J. Hojcora: for Sireet Thomas for Superlntondent of Education F. Crooksr: for Overseer of the Poor- John R Walter; for Charles A. >fc- Donoagh: for Police James Wilson. All tbe Wards of tbe city were represented and tho convention was very fully attended and noisy. Aomlsslon lu the hall was by tlokel, and crest numbers wrru excluded. In snort, tbe convention had every Indication of reculorlty. nnd no refer- ence wns mado In tlio prooeedlncs to tho party split. in tbe conversation referred to tbo Manning branch with cuntempt. ana freely predicted that tbo Movor'i convention, callcrl for Satuntay, will never meet Major Mannlnc, however. Ii MS full of tinhl as ever, and nayt his convention will ha tho regular one. and must proceed us If the Scovlllo convention had not hron held. It Is olnln that muoh tbo larger nart and the more rcnutuhle part of the Demoaraoy ildo with iioovllle Gov. Clnveland'H friends all with bun. Muyor Manning's rhlof reliance h on bis who Include tbe Police Comnil'slon, nnd Ibrougli tho commission rho police forca. The chief Demooratlu organ. however, retujes to take sides In Iho content. It Is controlled by Mute, CommltteomaD JlcCnne, who uot kuow what to do about It. 'Ibe orcan said this morning- "It Is .simply squaoble between tho partisans of two candidates, about tho date of a conven- tion. and both partlei olalnt tbn advantage on n mere contemptible loulimcality. while tho equities or the nro with neither. The contest Is mere child 'a play. In which men of political ea- cncltv should not enraire We shall not shed any core to vindicate tho suoenorlly of Tueftlayovor Saturday, nor ttnllwo treat eltber of the distin- guished citizens m wlioje interest this motion been raised as n vlllalu and a traitur to thu State. la regard to them both can only murmur with Capt. Maelloalh. How happy could I no with either, were t'other dear charmer away.' A DEMOCRATIC IDEA. CiiAULtsTON. S. C., Oct. Opt. F. IV. Drvwson, member of tbo Deruof ratio National Com- mittoo from Soulh Carolina, suggested sonio timo ago. Ic order to increase tbo enlomnoy of thb Dem- ncratio thnt thu Chairmen of the Democracy in tho several States bo Invited to n conference with the National Committee. Iho and toiiritr will publish tomorrow Interviews with Senators Hampton and But- ler. In which tnoy atronnly favor the proposition. Mr HamBton unys: "Should thin be dono. thu Na- tional Committee vtlll be ablo to hniu a full survey or the whole pallllial Hold, und It oan thus nnd conduct a campaign wnicb will active and zealou" co operation of every Democrat In the country" Iln lakes It for granted that tho Mtato Chairmen will only net as an advisory committee. Senator Hutler thinks inat somethins oertalnly KlinuM bo ilouo lo vitalize tho national organisa- tion and diffuse energy into ull Its parts HEW-JERSKY NOMINATIONS. Br.ooMsnvno, Oct. 2J Tlio Republicans of Hunterdon County mot nt Klomlngton to day and nominated tho following ticket: For County K. I' Holcombe; for Ausombly In the 1'irsl and Second Districts, William. P. bellls and E. T Uusli Thu nominations aro con- ceded lo bo siruoffonos bv lha Democrats. Tno Kopublieann hopo to olect n County Clerk Very many Uemooruis will bolt tholr ticket, tl.oy belnc very much wllli their nominee for Clerk. Voorheos. The llepublluani will have ti. overcome a majority of from I.M.O to 2.000 If thev hope to win They do col expect to eloot their candidates for tho Assembly, for tho Demo- cratic nomiuets nro very poDUlarmen. and cannot very well be defeated In this stronghold of IJemou- racy, OcL Tlio First As- sembly Dlitrkt Itopubllenn Convention, wbloli was held at Honhampton, N J to daj nominated tdword S. Savau-e. of VVoodhridno. THE LOUISIANA HARMONY PLAN. NEW-ORLEANS, Oct. 'Iho split in tbo Democratic Stalo Committee bolwetn tho Me- Knery nnd Ocden ir.un finally healed to d.iy. tho friends of tho litter receding fr-im llio poslllun they uad lakrn. nnd k-oliic-back Into pie Mel ncry eamp. Thlt main- tnlns ei-bonotor -it tin- In aJ of ibatcora- mltleo. It was dcleunlncd to huld iho State Cou- veniloa at U.iton ou IKr it1, and the appor tlouiuenl permits JJI delecatea lu ull A SKELETON. DELIEVCD TO UK THE liKMAINB OF A NEW- YOKK 'IHAVH.1M1 CHICAGO, Oct. Two ilays ago a skeleton wns dljoovored at Illcsdalo, a suburb 10 inlleti out on lUo Uurli'JKton Koad, almost den tltuto of nnd bealdo tho bndy an ompLv llaak of wblikv. It w.-n eonsldurnblo of a miclso.liul to day tho suaien'O cleared up A cltv Balojmnn to Ideiulllfil llio Imdy as Hint of Krunk. bluwor. a traveling ssleimon lor a larpo >ow-York house. staid at HcCoyV H.itel onJulj I'Jauilleft Uiero on [Juts UM. Slnoo Hint tlmo notoluK has lieen heard ol him Ills VJlfe nnd brother lu law wrote coiuernlng Ms myslonouj ab'-enco ntul wero nt loiindorstand U Sluwar left McCoy's Hotel lib li-ft Ills snm plo caso arid Ibm rrovliiK that lio illil nut intend to far awaj or return to York It thouenl ho went out to Illnsiiulo to sell Tnit he took no sample wlih lilm. tin tho found by tlie al le of iho skuluton marked T- J J. whluh U mpuosod to bu thu dato of denlh. aUhotiL'b It dors nnt uppoH K lio wroli- iti" flio Identification It ro.i xomblv cumpletu, although, na HUTU was iiuly lit tlu tnu tiniies uiul thu buttle, ll mutt uecea sarlly be dcIoclUo tr M Ui un I. N t Tho llemu- ralicHeii- .1 i i i .i-nil n fui tli 1 clutrli-t ruJifiiiU'lL'd ni i or'. Lil'.'. ard in d IMTIll .1 IJ. IIIVLII choil-H CI1.1II i" of i mid in idu a splnn-il .id .rm N.i nln'itloiis v. urn fit n niiilo tf fn'li'W-> t ,r innti.ho- uf Ih'" lledell. of II iTer.'.rai'. fur ouiily L'li rk. (yiun II Cruni, f .trUtonilmtiif Hie HUUH Ii I luitliu nf Kilw.ird II Lolo, -i j- ..1 llm candid vie for rim- i ihu -c'JVnrlnl I icdirlek Wll i- i IIu Ills district 8 .orlly lu ihu b'.iito LtKlalituro. The lion. Edmuud ;.v CHA.HGK i AT CilK'AUO. Oct. Frederick Rher- wln. tho ranchman uilllionuiri) of Nou Mcilco M hose arrcct erculed 'UUH ilion n monili-uiro H Ibis clly, has been In ork uwmlnik; trial hla faarlnallng bride, of whom nu lltllu mention WUH iiiiiilo at llio tlinw, has bi-on [teporltni; herself It seenii. In a inutincr lo maku uvcn iho 'Iruinont llou-o vtorldllngi Shu enlaced herself fur ibe nuoaration 'Iron tier lord hy k'nlni: lo llio tliralrax, rtnt. at lUvirly's fuw ,1 M llmdm Jnck Hern In Uoinany 'Mini bi'caino UL- and act dined at Ihe '1 reiiinnt. 'I ho [iilr I chiiporuii liet-n Mr hhui wln'd grown LP son. Lull Cll pin. Colorado, fallic-r tho bride, inalduu was I aura DlcKeuxon. camu and look I.or Lust. Ho wns much RUT prised. It Is lo Ivnrn Iliut Snerwln lia Jason Hli uaughlm a tu Slierwlu bt-ei w.irmly oppuiud by him and was lu u munuer Bur 1'tWA ,S7M IK 11 IX DEI MniM'H. Iowa, Oct. eight lunksdoluirbiKl nest under the Iowa law liavo ro- uortoii to ibo biaio nn Controller, ibowlni: an atrurcwato capital of .ltd TW. witli a deposit lino of SI.-IJ'J.IKJ.I 'I bis rc'lmivo proporllon of iiimr- ly S- deposit to Si "f rapltnl U raliiar unltorrn tbruuuhnut thu list, lull ouo Dunk In a country town mikes tliu latin alx to uno, another thowa only onu lialf one. Tliu caplln! Is ro- ported from Slorm Luke, n IKibunuo bank ornluz nuit tho latter havlui; thu lamest deposit Iluo of auy m the list. ii or oot.-x vi llt.s M.OINEH, Oct. V.M. W. A. Klino. who was mot by Cool at Clyde on Saturday died this morning, uolnir barely oonicloua at Intervals vet lordny Tlio Ihpory nowiidvuiicen amonc Kllno'o Ihut llie iluaii man llio murderer of Jlayor of I'ulK mid tbnt Ihis In not tlm Ivilno who Inud at Cornmic Biiil who wri-j In jiill here no Iht tosuiulluutu It bu Tory strong. THEINYADERS OFTONQUIN DETAILS OF 1HE YRENCQ NEGO- TIATIONS W17E CHINA. A YELLOW BOOK GIVING A ROSE-COLOBED VIEW OF THE MENTS NEEDED FOR THE "PACIFICA- TION" OF THE COUNTUY. PARIS, Oct. Yellow Book has been ssned. It recounts the operations of the French oious In Tonquln. and says tbelr position In that ountry has materially Improved. They can now raoro freely to all parts of tha Red River Delta and old all the itratogio points In that territory. Tbo Mandarins who .still resist the French authority will bo removed by envoys of the Kliic of Annam. mid the oeoplo are confidence. Tbe An- nnmlte troops have boon disbanded and the Black FlngB bnvo retreated from Ihelr Tho "ronch Army now only awaits omnlote tho pacllicntlou of tho oountrv. Tho book also plvcs tho details of the rjoirotla- lonswlth Chlni, whloh have boor oonductod, It ay, lu good tcmuor on bolb sides. Franco firmly emandlup tho non-interference of Chlua In Ton- aln affairs and tbo withdrawn! of her troops from ho country, and China Indicating her o make some arrangement, but declined to accsdo o the demands ot Franco. LI HUQK Ohanp. thn 'rime Minister of China. M. Trlcou. tno 'ronch Commlseloner. before July last, (hut no Chlnusn troops had crossed the Tocauln frontlor; hat had no Intention of Interfering with Tunqnlu anil woula uot thwart ho French protectorate over that conu- ry, while It reserved the question f snzeraluty. Tho Jlarquls Tseng, the Ambassador, repudiated tbo'don of China asalut- ue Annam, nnd udmlttcd that the armod notion if Frauce In Tonquln cave no Ground for n rap- uro of rolnt'ons between the two countries. China only inplstod that M. Chnllemcl-I.acour. the Frenoh Mlnlitor of Forelitn Adalri should Inform lira of any arrangement that could bo concluded n the Touquln question. M. Laeonr then croposed a husii of un nrrancemont with China, which wan ent lo 1.1 Hung Cbanu, who replied by dnclarlnr hat he had not BU Indent powers to ooneludu nccotinltoiii, nnd that China could not recos- nize the French treaty of 1874 with Annam he Chinese iiraparatlons for war were then iaienalbly resumed The negotiations wero co.i- Inucd. but worn abruptly broken off on July D by ho departure from Shanghai of LI Hunjf Chant, n August tho iircollnlloiiB were resumed. M. Jhalleinel Lacour nfeurcd tho that 'nilico rmd no droama of conquest In Annam, but (intended that tbe French must suppress tho Black 'iau'i. The Marquis declared that tho Black Kl.ics betonccd (a tlie army cf the King nf Annam. ind succcsicd thnt an armistice bo effected to en- ulilo Ibo Chinese liovernmonr to tnku Into consiil- ratlnn what oilier means (ban force could bo .doptod for dispersing the Black Flacs. M. Clml- euiul-LRCour rejected Ihli na it was salblo to Kii'-ueud tbe oporalions tlion nnder- aken. To vindicate tho French honor M. Chnl- emol-Lnconr avuwed tlmt It wai a necessary con- dition, before ncy arrangement could bo con- luatd, tlmt China should expressly declaro hor esolvo to abstain from nil armed intervention In Tonquln, n> t to send anv troops to that country, nnd to recall those that were already thero. Tbo Marquis T aena replied that this demand should bo ofLulally umdo In Cblnn. 11, Cballeroel-Lccoui rejoined that such a (top could not bo ikon bcforu bow it was likely o bo received. A refusal would compel Fnincn to insist uoon and even to demand ompliacce with her proposition. The llnrquts I'sutiir appeared to desire to enter Into more Bun- cos noKOtlntlons. out a reply from Pokln, (com- municated by tno Marquis on iti.) aialn topped Thlt roply simply an- nounced tlmt un Inquiry would bo made Into the illeiiod presence of Chi nose forces In Touuutu; that ucli inuulry, however. inl.u'ht ocuupy a Inn? time, and that tlio Chinese, Covornment would enbee- qucntly Uofido whotber thero was good ground ar tho troops, or whether U would leave them In their then present M. Lrtcour observed that the pres- enoo of the Chinese troopo In Tonquln. whatever ralL'ht bo tiic motive, nnd assisted the enemies uf Franco, and ho bccced M to call Ue horious attention of tho t.overninpnt of China in iho and to tho d linger that would result from a conflict between France and Cbln.i. )n IS tho Oovernmcnt of Chlnn aabmlttpd roposals involving the avucnatlnn of Touquln by the Fri-nch Iroops, tho inalntonunnc of tho suzerainty of China over tho tarrltory, nnd the lnc of certnln towns to the oeneflts of tradn e proponals wore rejected by Frnucu, A counter-proposal wan "submitted by 1'rince on Sept. 15 for a nnutrnl zone between China and roiiijuln Tbii proposition M'aa declined by China on 1C, ll'nt deehrlnit that slio would accept a neutral zone only on tho southern Iri- iteiul of the northern frontier of Tonquln. while. It wns BtiUml. eho WILH ulnu willing to mnko nr- for the of tho Kcd River ileltn lo trado Tko Yellow Iljtik conrladci OB follows: iui, Clilnii denmndB tho nhole of Xorthern Anuam iinil ihu Frenoli ttvauuntlon thereof, allow us only tho Routhorn I'roTluees Tbere Is no doubt thnt tht) arrival of thu rclnforcomont oxpcrtl- tlon will urompily tuunln.ito the work so eullnntly liccim In 'lonijuin. France is HtiU rendv to nego- tiate, wlch China In a fmmllr nplrlt, ond hopes thnt nccompllplio'l tacts mny Induen her to tnko n moro lust view of thu iDHlter. especially when "no sees tno moderate but still resolulu policy of ilia I ronch Government huppnrtud by the Chambers and tho country." l.luut Vinnd. IB the untlior of thn report crimed In tho of Iho 17th lust thnt. tlio Frcnrli siilors thu nntlvea nt Iluo nflor they Iinil ceamd reilatiinie. hns bocn removeil from artivo et'rvlco and rccnlled lo Franco. Ills na-rativo Is oflii tally described ai erroneous uud calculated to briUK tho French Army nud Navy Into disrepute. Oct. transports Shamrock nrd Avevrou, with rolnfoieumuntii and nur rial for tbe Frei.cli troous lu TunDiiln, have urrhod heie i IRISH CIliMES. DUIILIX, Oct. new circular contain- In i: u blHck-llsl" of the jurora In the I'ark murder trials nml In the CFISO of toe men tried for the nttiwpt to murder Juror Uenls Fiel-l maUid to tbuuiauds of tbo luLubllaiita ot this tlty yoilerdny. Inquiry Into the murder of n farmer named SyciiLu Ciiik on tho 15th lust, shown that It WHS thu rxsuli of n rrlvato land auarrcl The commission whloh Is to try Josenh Poolo for tbo murder of JoJm Ivenney in Sovllle-ulaoo opened its tes-lon today. Two bundled special jurora luwu been summoned for this trial. CIJRHENT FOlUilGN TOPICS. LONDON, Oct. a meetum of tho York- shire colliery owners at blioIEeld to day. It re solved to refuao tliu H4Vttl11'0 of 15 per cent. In waives domnuduil by tbe miners Oct. DulYcrin, wife of tho Ambnb'aJor. at tho request of tho Sultan Is for the relief of tliu by tlio in Amtlolla. lireo of c irthquako felt tu day at TcliD-tmu nnd on the hlau 1 ot Chios Greut ulnim created, but no dainnco wns done. Anotbur hovcre shock wft.s foil ul Sinyroa HI P M Tho telocrahp olllca wad but nubody wus kll'ud. AI.EXANUIUA, Oct. cholera m tlm Arab village uour heio Is liicrtMSltiK Tour moro dciilbs llioru friim thu dlten-e are) ruiiurted I'.uus Oi-t. Sonato nnd Chniubor o( DuputlL-s ini-t In ihe Senate 41 luivual. Mlnltiur of I'ubllo Work-, hiibiuiLtiMl tlio railway ninvoiuluin III tbo UiauiLei uf DupullcB M Tlriinl. Minister of llnancp, lutruilucod hl3 dratt of tun builiiot nUhounh It hud boi-n rcjerte'l by tho lluiluul Committee nt Lho C liamljor. Lotb ho use J ailtouruoJ after a e-hon neiblor. Tho I'D land has jont a unto to comiiliilnliiir of tbe proloncud oecupa- Itun of lauiiilnvo. MuduKBicar. to IDu injury uf cuiiinicrciHl Iniurests. liiKnus, Oct. Portuguese Ministry has boon acaln roino'Kled and uow itauJn aj fol- I'rumler and Mlnlsti-r of War. Sonhor do 1-ontos FiTo'riidu filello; .Mtnlsler of the Interior, Menlior Trultas: Mmislur of JuetiL-o, Henhor Mlnlslnr of Ma-ine, Sfiihor IVnhalro Clintran: of Forolitn Affairs. Scubor Jliirboza UUCIIKO: Mlimtorof 1'ubllc Works. Si-nbor AKUlar; Mlnbterof Fluuiiou, Huutior Ulntz Klliolro. Oct. 'J'J. a trml wlilcli Las much axolteniuut. two Jews Imvo bien oon- vlriud nt Cosllu, I'ouier.inla, of uotiiiiK hru to a In order to obtain tint luuurnncu there- on. Thi-> weru each sonleiiccil to four years' Im lirnoiiniL-nt. A numliur of otiiom who woro Impll catud In I he oil mo woru convicted ana Bontout-od to sliorter terms of linvrlMnnnifiit. Tno orliiio was oritlnally attributed Chrltiluim HAHNSLI-..I. Oct. iicc-onlniiL-o wirh n doclsloii of onxliieiirs, iho WhiirnulifTe Cnrllon Col- in being; lliiudi'il. In onlur in oxtlncuish tho llro'ln It. 'Uns Jiftlon will throw (-00 persons out of cruplo) mont. Further partluulura of tbu explosion cm Sunday iilclit. vlnni men were lunLInu for lnnlli's victims of the explosion of Hhcnv that no llvos wore lout by tho second calam- ity. iu was at liral suppoiud. KTHAhliLiKi, Oct. A crent sensntiou nns hero by two mysterious murders Ono of ibo viotimc wan nn nssljtnnt, whoso b )dy wni (ouuil feRrTulu oilier was n 8-nllnul wlio was fnunfl hinif on tho pround nnnr Ills poitnltli his head crushed in. Thu motives fur the conitnlsslon of the murders aruunkuowu. arrests bavo yet bean mude HAVUE. Oct. tho General Trnos- utuntlo Comoaur'A steamer Normandlo, from New-York, was entering this port to-day, the col- lided with and tank a icheoner. The Normandle, after tba collision, awerved aealnit a quay wall, lier stern port wan ranoh damaged and eevoral plates were darted. LOSDOV, Oct. Drevar, who left Dover on Monday In a miniature paddlo boat to attempt to oroaa tbo Chanael, met with gules when purt of the way over, and has not since been heard Irom. It la fearnd that he has been drowned. A nlipatoh to tbe Hallv from Aleiandrla save that the EKyptlana hare completely defeated El Mahdl, the False Prophet. A FATAL KXPLOSWX. TWO PKUSONa KILLED AKD FIVE FATALLY .JNJDHED. Penn., Oct. Tho littlo (own of Klnffston, about two from this place. vraa this aftdrnoon tho scuna cf a terrible oaolo- alon. by which aeven youne persona ware fatally burned, two having slnco died. Tho camel of tbo dead aro Mattle James and Ilattlo Norrls, and tho Injured nro Lizzie Edwards, James Steels, Al- bert Jamos, Mary Moss Lizzlo Qnlnn. and John tvans. Tho factory wui situated In tho western part of tho borough, mij consisted of cue frame building about 40 by 30. At tho time of tho eicloeloa tho oroprietor. Jolm Smith, xvas ahaent, tbo work being In charge of Mattlo James. How tho explosion was caused Is Impossible as yet to aav, but about 2 o'clock tho neighbors wero Btarllou by threu loud explosions In ranld Bucccaslon, wbluh made tho uround trumblo and broke every window within a circuit jf 300 yards. The terrified women living In the adjacent bouses rushed from their shaking tenements, dractinic tholr children alter thorn. On lurnlnc their nyes toward Iho lactory, stood about 50 yards from thu nearest house a terrible presented Itself. The force of tbe eiploslon bad torn off the roof of tbe build- lup and blown nnt one side, while Harms und amoko were pourioc from every portion of tho Through tho blinding emoke tbo blazinc forms of the unforturmtu victims wnro seen to stapeer. etirle'kink' wildly in their nnony. A small crook runs wlthtn 10 >arda of tno factory, und two jrlrlc we-e to rush down I tie bablc und ondeavor to cxtln- irulsh tbelr burnlnt: rloUaatr by pluiielnc Inlo tbe utroim. Willlnir hands wero soon at work helplnc thnro. Thny were found to be Hnlllb >orrls aud Kdwjras, botli aboht 19 years old They were terribly there beme snaroely a portion of their bodies not burned to a orlip Hattlu Norrls died within an hour, and Lizzie Edwards csnnot lire till mnrnlnjr. Ono boy, John about l.ri years old, wan found on the other side of tbe crock, where It is supposed he had been blown hy tho explosion. He wan fa- tully burned Mattle James, need 20. tho fore- woman, was found a blazinc bmp In a field 'M yards from tha factory. Her oloihinc was burnocl and bor body wug charred almost beyond recognition. 6bo was removed to her home, but dlod about 4 -SO o'clock James Stcelo und Al bert James, two younjr lads about 15 years old, wero found near lha building half burled In tlio bnrnlnc ru.nn They wero both fearfully burned, 'iut James probably recover, hav- lug no scrlou.i lujurirs except lo his lues and fuet; Albert .lumen, a brother of Mattio wns burned prlnolpallr on tho bead and ohost and cannot survive. Mary MO-H, acoil 18. ran toward Ibo creek, but fell before aho reached it. Wbeu picked up her cloth- Incrwas blatmcr. fho Is terribly burned on tbo head and bodv and will probably dlo huforo morn- Inc. Lizzlo Quluu. Hired 10, drnceed herself. nil lo 11 neighbor'? fcnco. bands helped bur over and soon oxlincutsbea tho llamos. but bor Iniuries very ncvoro, and thuro U little hope of her recovery. In tho jp a Jul> lu stuul Dr. Gordon's Ittllu daUL'htor, axed yonn and hold bur for ll.euvy ransom know that ttio Doctor bad rotoully coinu luto ot a liandsoiuo fortune, nnd that Im would L'iTu up tbe lust out tu regain child It WHS u holllsb plot, but wo knew thero was hlif luouef In It. When tliu tlmo to put It Into execution, however, my boiirt failed inn. and wlthuut my Idenlllv I nutifiri! Gordon Then 1 doeiilud tu rob him In an- other way I diseased lu Clevulaad, caaio to HiitidusKy, urouured Ibe key of ti vacant hou'-o under of wnntintr to rout It, and then de- coyed Goidon into It ami mado him clvu mo tbu cbcck'aud ordoron his wlfo." 1'nrtli-s Buspoctud of boinif Sfnlhor's nccompllees orii now belnc sdi'idmved by the polluo. Tlio prh oner nan nrriileutul to dap for buarintr IIu waixnd uTain'imtloii. hones or, and in default uf Lull WHB ronmudLiI lo Jail. IIu IB SO yo.ira o'd and lunrrled Hit wlfo It ino dnuchliT of Dr. Cntvun. o[ Clovolnnd llilhorB uriiduattJ from Cleveland fire years uud uluoupruu ticcd bore uud in that city. XKIV- OJiL F.A !fH CPX 'I KKX1A L EX WSJ TIOX. Nrw-OiiLEASs, Oct. Directors of thu Centennial Dxpo.-.ltinn to bo held In this city noil year liavo detormmed to creot tho build- lints on tho Upper Cllv Park, n larnu vacant iiroivou tho river hank, four miles nnovo Canal- ulreot. u point known during llio war as Oreen- iille, or the Sedcewiek Hospital Oround-i Plain will be adopted uud tbu work, of construction bu irun at once. _________ C'lotltlnn TTas become no populnr that tnor hate to o in ploy over 3'JJ lu iUUplr (Ue duiuaud.- PENSION AGENTS PUNISHED SEVERAL SWINDLING FIRMS SUB- FROM PRACTICE. THE GOVERNMENT TAKING STEPS TO PRO- TECT SOLDIERS AND PCNISH THE PBN- BION OFFICE BWINDLEHB. "WASHINGTON, Oct. lovors of justice and all bators of tbatiortof villainy wbleh seeks to thrive upon tbe misfortunes or tbe credulity of maimed soldiers, tbelr widows and orphans, will rejoice to learn that at last, after too long a delay. the Government has taken steps whloh prom- ise to lead to tba punishment of a class of pension claim agents wboxo acts have been nothing short of shameless pillage. Theso vultures hover 'thick In llio capital and from this vaulage ground swoop down upon every person they ean reaoh with flaring, seduo- live, and false promises to do tbiugs which cannot bo Increase pensions In cases where no lucreaio Is really forthcoming, to sot aside all sorts of bars, to establish tho proof of alleged and, bavlnc engaged tho atlentlon of tlie poor would-bo pensioner and obtained from him nil llio fees possible lo be oxtraolea from him. they abandon his easo. So indifferent bavo they been to consoauencex that they have even reulnod tbo valuable rmoernof claimants, neglecting Ihe roocHloil rerjuests made for tholr roiurti. Thcsn hyenas have aUo flourished In most of tho largo cities, but tho Washing- inn who bask in Iho llzbl of Congress, havo Impressed tbo largest uuujhar of vjotlms with their delusive Drowses. Tbelr neighborhood to ibo Pension Office, tholr pretended superior fuel Itlcs for Belting early attention, and thn con- spicuous extravagance of tholr promises have se- cured lor them a large share of tho "clients" who bavo appealed to the (joverument for pensions. Since tbo appearance of the list of pensioners ordered printed by Congress, there has been an In- creased n D C Del 23, inSJ. I Thf Hon Ilfii'V M. Ttlx r. it LI t farts tit fhe Inter lor Sin- borno dayi ugn I hiiJ an Interview with tba linn. VV. or Peiiifona. In ro curd loa Qiimucr uf cunipUlnis I tinvu bean rorrlv loicrur noun ilioa roBi-m-iiliiv tl.u tuaibadu uiuulumU by certain attorney or claim airetitslnlhlicltyln (be omcntatlon and protrcutlon of elalmi for penilons filed In Tcnitoa Offlcv. I that I iloce maklnit a exaraluallon of ibe allegatloni trom various penuns regarding ihe idbjtct. and bave be- tome uttlsrleJ that Oranfl, Jury of thti dlitrlct should Rlre thciecouiDlalnls m tborough Invejtlgo- ilon.inihBt Innocent man mayootbs lutijeot toun- Juit ImDulalloni anil tbe nullly may be brought to ansnrr the ierloui charges made ualatt I hare w lib Attorney-Uenvrai upon and recited to him In brief thoobarnei. He has directed me to croorvd to a full and exhaiullvo of Ibtcomplatnti. andasinreimn tbat 1 shall have The rarnnt co-operation and aulitanee of tbn Department of Jiutlce and Id The uharactir of the enormoas frauds whlcn ara being upon applteanti for by crrialo claim aacnuof Waiblogion will. If ihr alle- gations are sunalnod by iho eildencr, surprlie Ihe public. Tbe eraplorcd are ai numaroui an ibe skill of dlnhoneit men can rontrlro. t-niua of tup before nm are bean-rending In lUolr dtlalli, Maimed and decrepit aoldleri. aud ihe poor widows anil holpleu of loldlars. pay tbelr pittance of aZ, (I. mid will Inter It lu his private burial lot, la case uo friends IJoulLfy and claln Ik f u K K A MO a. NASHVILT.K, Tcnn Qct. Inforruatiox hai :beon received from MoMlnnvillu that Jeni Murtln. chargcU with killing a who rave In formation leading to Martin's conviction of a vio- lation of the Internal revenue lau s, wai InLcc from Jail by u mob of Hi uf bU 8 Bud It now al urto The kllllnj: ocuurrLJ ubuut t. ajro, but Mnrtln eienpt'J iirredt until Im-t wbon was cttURhl and iitnced In MoMlnuTllla Jail. The mob broke lu Iho ulln'e of the jail and conr yelled the jailer to turrvudor li'i kojs. IXDICTkD fli'RDER. NiSiivn.i.E, Tenn Oct. P. Bnley whoebotnnd killed llolert I'. Hales at thi> circa. In thU oily yotlin'.uy, IndiutLd for murder lo tbe decree, this anil arrnlgni-d In thi Criminal Court tr-ls nllcrnoon. Tho Uullctmonl was read, mid tlis ntiornLy for the defence cllned to pload tor tre us law allowi In which to exumliio RII Itidictmont fore pleading Tlju n-url dlreficd Ibo clerk tfl enter n olea of noi culity tcl the ease doWi for ueit 'lueiday. __ KUT YC'7 X. J., Tuo Coroncr'i Jury woijulHeJ John T. 'lerhuuo to day of all trulll la the killing of Mnrtlu J as described In TIIL tbal donlh was caused bf accident or nilsadventuro. Thoovidcuco ebowed that Torliauo Intended lo itrlku ra tbo hand but that llm sbLum M'pKi'd nnd cutered Al-ilomuu. Tliu Coiuuer related to cLurt'J Terhune. TIIK yvxui.vo or DSBT NASDVILT.E, Tean., Oct. Jolm R. fcoas If v. whose apnllcatlon for au Injunction lu remala tho Knndlna liunrd from tl.c of tho law authorizing ill') (umtmi: of iho dabtttlWceuH. wllb 3 per nit Died by Iho Chancellor MO. took BU uppcal to tbu .-ucreruo Cuurt. Voacl nroibrri' I'a.liicm t nniloBoe bhowlni whni