New York Times, October 9, 1884

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New York Times, The (Newspaper) - October 9, 1884, New York, New York .-H 5, v u, V VOL. YXXTY......NO. i CtOTESE TROOPS.ROUTED A HARD-FOUGHT BATTLE IN THE LOO CHUAN VALLEY. BIT -HOpIIS OP STUBBORN RESISTANCE BE- FORE THE FRENCH WERE THK TIBN-TSIX TREATY DISPUTE. PARTS. Oot official dispatch from Hanoi to-day states that Col. Donnler, with two battalions of tho Foreign Legion, two companies of infantry, and a section of mountain artillery, had an engagement wltn Chinese troops in the Valley of the Loo Chuan River whlod lasted six flours. Tbe Chinese made a stubborn resistance, but were finally routed. Four srunboats assisted the French forces. Four of the French, Includ- ing Captain, wore killed and 20 were wounded. Tbe forces under CoL Donnior arc continuing to advance. Capt. Vournlcr. who negotiated the Tion-Tsln treaty with China, scornfully repudiates the copies of that treaty distributed by tho Chinese Government with Important clauses erased. He offeis to fiffht whoever questions faith in the matter. Oot. has sent 1.000 reinforcements from Klrin. In the Province of -Manchoorta, iq Pekln. H) Huns Chantt has ad- vised tht! Government to postpone the reduction of the pay of the Chinese soldiers__ LONDON', Oct. from Kong state that business Is at a complete stand- Itlll. Commerce U paralyzed. SHANGHAI, Oct. bombardmentof Tamaul by tbe French fleet Is still In protrresa. On the fith lust the fleet had destroyed the Chinese forts. Tho houses of the Europeans re- slcllnir Inrhe city havo been riddled with shells, buttho Inhabitants have not suffered any fatali- ties. The Chinese aro stromrly Intrenched. NEW-YORK, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 9, 1884. TALK OF THE DAY IN PARIS. AID TOll LATIONS W1TB ENGLAND. PARIS, Oct Gr6vy has ftsued R decree granting oO.OOOf. for the relief of tho unemployed workmen of Lyons. Count Herbert Bismarck, who has been visit- ing the Prince of Wales, and who is now return- ing; to resume his post at Tho Hague, remained in this city two (Jays. He bad a protracted In- terview with Prime. Minister Ferry. The Budget Committee of the Chamber of Deputies remains undecided upon the questions of the conversion of the rentes or the Issuing of a new loau, ami has asked the Government Ministers to propose-some steps to equalize the Items Ir. tbfi budget. The report of the commit- tee states that the deci case In tho national re- ceipts has been Increased by the reduction of the rect-lpts of the railways caused by the cessa- tion of travel consequent upon the prevalence of the cholera, M. Herrison, Minister of Com- merce, will ask the Chambers for au appropria- tion of to enable him to complete the payments of guaranteed Interest which was promised by the State to the railways. Ttie'Hfpubliquc Franralxe publishes an amica- ble article upon the English Government, and expresses the hope that Enorland will adopt such a policy as will tend to establish the entente cordlaic between tho two countries, which would bo of such irrcat advantage to both nations. Tho 'lemvs publishes a letter from Brussels whloh ntutes that delegates representing the Governments of England, America. France, Portugal, Spain, Holland, and Belgium will at- tend an International conference, to be held In Berlin, probably in the latter part of November, at whlcn tho west African Question will be con- sidered. The letter that France and Ger- rounv have agreed to submit proposals to the conference securing freedom of commerce to all nations In tho Congo country acd uoontbo River Nlffcr, Tho necessity of determining the right of any power to occupy any of the un- nnnexed territory in Africa, It Is expected, will result In the creation hv the conference or an International Commission of the Congo, similar to tbo Danublan Commission. TWO MEN MURDERED. THE OPERATIONS ALOXG THE NILE. CAIRP, Oct. from Dongola state Mudlr of the place Is sending-out rpiwto' assist the Jifle expedition. Bbeiks from tee Khartoum and Shendy district, sritb tOO of their followers, have submitted to th'9 Mudlf. Sheik Keir 'advises that a depot be established at Debbch, and undertakes to pro- care camels and tattle therefor. Reports are current In Donjrola that tho Mahdl Is quelling the rebellion at Jeb-el-Dalr. The news of the Mudlr's victory at Kortl lias reached Khartoum, and has greatly encouraged the garrison at that place. The report that M. Hcrbln. the French Consul at Khartoum, Was with Col. Stewart and his party at the time they were massacred by Arabs, and that bo was among'the killed, Is doubted here. LONDON, Oct. Granville, Secre- tary of State for Forclin Affairs, in renlylng to a communication from Prince Bismarck, of Ger- many, the hope that the payment of trie Alexandria Indemnities will De effected toward the middle or December. A report that gained some currency, to the effect thut Earl Grunville had forwarded circu- lars to the various powers explaining Lord preliminary propasali Tor the set- tlement of the Egyptian question, is seml.-offl- ilally denied. THE ASIATIC SCOURGE. ROME, Oct. reports from the cholera-Infected districts In Italy for the past 2t hours give a total of 197 fresh cases and VI deaths. MADRID, Oct. were four fresh cases of cholera and four deaths reported In the Province of Alicante during the past 24 hours. Thrvc or the persons who were sufferlus from Illness, supposed to be cholera, nt terday, havo died. Oue ot the victims was a s-on of an aide-de-camp of King Alfonso. Hla death has caused a scare umong the momiiers of the upper classes, and many of them have fled from the city. 5fo fresh cases of supposed cholera have been reported since those announced yes- terday. PARIS, Oct. one death to-dny is reported In tho Eastern Pyrenees and two in Toulou. l _ ENGLISH AND IRISH POLITICS. LONDON, Oct. last session of the English Cabinet Council, before-the assemblage of Parliament, was held The Right HOD. Joseph Chamberlain, President of the Hoard of Trade, was not present. Tho dissen- sion between the Marauls of Hartlnirton. Secre- tary of btate for War, and Presideot Chamber- lain, upon tho quest ion nf a compromise in tho House of Lords upon the Franchise bill, la Btlll Initbeyance. The Iilsh parfv In Parliament has Increased IU adherents for tho coming session. Mr. George irrlngton, member of Parliament for Longford County. Ireland, and other Catholics who nave hitherto held aioof from the Home Rulers, will Join the Parncliltes. Earl Socncer, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, had ft long interview with Premier Gladstone to-day. THE HURDERSB ADMITS HIS QUILT AHJ> GIVES HIS REASONS FOB THE DEED. CENTRAUA, Penn., Got two farm- era named James Casaon and Henry Boyer were driving, about 1 o'clock this morning, from Roaring Creek to Orangeville, this county, they were fired upon by a party concealed In the bushes bordering on the road. Casaon was shot through the left fell from the seat Into the back of the wagon. The second shot struck Dover IQ the bead and face, and aa he dropped tho reins the horses broke into a gallop and dashed down tbo road at a breasneck pace. At a sharp turn In the road both Casson and Boycr were thrown out of the wagon and over a steep embankment whore they lay senseless until daylight. The team was captured by a farmer named James Hartman, who held them at bis house until daybreak, when be drove back over the road, endeavoring to flnd the owners. He came upon the apparently lifeless bodies of Casson and Boyer, and placing them In the wagon drove home and notltlcd the neighbors. Casson died shortly after reaching Hurtman'a house. A heavy charge of buckshot had lodged In bis left aide, and this, with the loss of blood, bad proved fatal. Casson was 50 years old. He leaves a widow and four children. Boyer'a right leg was broken by the fall and his head was literally riddled with No. 6 shot. He lingered until 3 o'clock this af ternoon, when he died. He was 34 years old and leavea a widow and two children. For a time the shooting was attributed to some careless gunners, but suspicion was direct- ed against Lev! Hollner, a young married man. He has on several occasions threatened to kill Boyer. and a few months ago attempted to shoot him. HeUner was arrested and placed un- der guard. He protested bis Innocence, and as- serted that he had been at home with his wife all night. Mrs. Hellner denied this, and says that her dusband left home last night, saving ho wan going out for a night's shooting. He continued asserting his innocence up to 6 o'olock this afternoon, when he confessed, and cave as his reason for the deed that Boycr had been guilty of undue Intimacy with bis wife, and that Boyer had come to his house on the preceding day and taunted him about bis wife's Infidelity. He has, he wys, been Injured In n thousand different ways by Boyer. and he deliberately resolved to kill him. He was sorry he had killed Casson, who was a very estimable man. Beyer's Intimacy with Mrs. Hellner Is admitted by that woman. Excitement ran high, and were It not that Beyer's criminal conduct condoned In a measure Hollner's crime, the latter would have been lynched. He was taken to jail under a strong guard. A DISASTER COSTING NINE LIVES, A WATER WORKS CRIB SWEPT AWAY NEAR 11 MEN DROWNED. CHICAGO. OcL terrible accident oc- curred nt the temporary crib of the new Hyde Park Water Works at 7 o'clock this morning, resulting In the loss of nine lives. For some time past a gang of It men have been working at the mouth of tbo lake end of the tunnel, about a mllo off Cheltenham Beach. Here Is erected a platform, 40 feet square, supported by poles, wound with heavy Iron chains, and upon this platform a little hut was built. In which, the men slept and took their meals. The sea became so beavy about 5 o'clock this morning that portions of the platform were washed away, and when the men arose at they found the washing the sides of their but. They were not much alarmed, and pro- ceeded to get their breakfast and make prepara- tions for their day's work. Tbo sea in the meantime ran higher, and about 7 o'clock a huge wave struck tho hut, tearing- It from Its foundations and carrying It out Into tho raging Then followed a acene of the moat harrowing description. Fourteen men were struggling in the debris of the building, and in a few minutes not a vestlsre of the wreck was visible. Twelve of the men succeeded in climbing up to the huge Btrlogers that held the poles together, nnd lying- face downward, with arms around tho beams, they waited for assistance. Every moment In- creased I heir danger, and tho huge waves tore four men from their positions. Tho crew of the life saving'station put off and arrived near the scene of tbe accident about II o'clock. A rope was thrown to the survivors and made fast to one of the piles. Then the men. with bleed 1 Ing hands, begun, their perilous Journey to the life boat. Only four of tbe eight men reached It, tbe others giving up and falling Into the water. On the shore were hundreds of people watching tbe rescue anxiously, and the four exhausted survivors were well cared for. They are Peter Tbles. cook; Hans Christiansen, diver; Martin Nelson and Robert Christiansen, laborers. Jacob Clausen clung to a timber as bo left the wreck and was washed ashore near South Chicago. All tell a terrible tale of suffer- ing. Those lost were Will Hean, Superintendent; K. Corbjn, boss; Lewis Ainswortb, assistant boss; Charles Falk, mason; Andrew Alnsworth, Charles Mauskl. D. Smith, Otto Monlofskl, Will- lam Monlofskl, laborers. Tl e rescued men say that tbe structure was unsalu and they had pro- tested against staying there over night, but bad bceu assured that there was no danger. >J- FIREXEtf IN PARADE. NYACK, OcL annual parade of the Nyack Fire Department took place this afternoon, and proved ID every respect tbe largest and most attractive one ever witnessed in tbe county. All the afternoon the sidewalks and streets havo been BO crowded with people In some parts was greatly Impeded, and It was with difficulty tlmt the throng was moved aside so that the procession might pass. There were companies present from Bridgeport, Conn.; Peekskili. Tarrytown, North Tarry town, Sing Sing, Plermont, Rockland Lake. Spring Valley, and Westport, Conn. The line was formed at in Franklin-street, with the right resting on Main-street. Tbe procession was beaded by the following officers of tne ['ire 'De- partments named: George DJckey. Chief, and John Foley and Augustus Gross, -Assistants, Nyack; Charles Gerdenler, Chief. H. H. Botch- fnrd. Assistant, Bridgeport, Conn.; John S. Jones, Chief, Westport, Conn.; Sylvester McNeil, Chief, A. E. Smith and John Cochran. Assistants. Sing Sing; E. Oakum, chief. Tarrytown; James Burd, Cnlef. T. A. Arnold, Assistant, North Tar- rytown: Stephen W. Smith, Chlof, Frank Gem pier. Assistant, White Plains; Charles Walker, Chief, Isaao Oakum and William O'Nell, Assistants, Pcekskill; Charles B. Fisher, Chief, Spring Valley; Capt. Hull, of the New- York Fire Patrol. There were numerous bands and drum corps In the line, and the- town was made lively with music all tbe afternoon. Tbe visiting companies were well entertained by their Nyack friends, anB all united In pronounc- ing tbe event one of tho pleasantest and most successful ever witnessed In this region. CURRENT FOREIGN TOPICS. LONDON, Oct. Augustus Free- Jnan, D. C. L-. LL. D.. the celebrated historian, has been appointed Professor ot Modern History ftt Oxford Tbe returns issued by tbe Board of Trade show that during September B> Itijh Imports decreased as compartd with the corresponding month last year, and that tbe exports Increased during the t a me period. A mooting of tbe Conirreiratlonal Union of England and Wales wns held in the City TcmpJe last evening. The Kev. Dr. William Staoy. of Canada; Dr. Bradford, of New-Jersey, and Dr. Little, of Chicago, were present and made ad- dresses. They were warmly welcomed by the Union. TUe Pan Gazette, In referring to tho re- ported probable reduction of the limit of tele- graphic code words from ten to elgnt letters, cays tnat an official understanding was given to St. Petersburg Telegraphic Conference that there would not be any interference with the use of code words. An independent committee of financiers, ex- cluding stock li forming nn association for the protection of English investors in Ameri- can railways. MADRID, Oct has granted to France, under tbe most favpreii nation clause, tho earne trade privileges in tho Indies as arc enjoyed by the United btatAs. ROME, Oct. has boon re- ceived hero of a cyclone at Catania, In the Island nf Blcily. Trees wore uprooted and houses de- ftroyed. Twenty persons were killed and -60 In- jured. Owing to the severity of the cyclone it w.ii impossible to render any assistance to tbe (uCsrera during Its prevalence. ABERDEEN. Oct. by the Bishop of Connecticut on iho occasion of ttw nf the Centenary In this otty rastorti.iy iloliverod fn 3t. Andrew's Church. IB the CGUHC ot ilje sermon bo referred to the growth and awakened, life -Of FALL OF AN ICEHOUSE. Ohio, Oct. noon to- day the citizens residing on Independence-street, in proximity to the Immense Icehouse of the For- est City Ice Company, were startled by a terrible crash. An investigation showed that the wind had blown the structure down, burying three and a team of horses. Aa soon as tho fact became known hundreds of persons flocked to tho scene and worked earnestly to remove tho huge timbers and and get the men out. Tho cries of the men directed the searching Udrty. and, after considerable difficulty, they were readied. The timbers had fallen about two of the men In such a manner as to form a vault, and they fortunately escaped with but slight bruises. Gilbert Hanon was taken from the wreck badly Injured and crushed. Ills limbs and arms were broken and bo Is Injured Inter- nally. He was taken to tbe hopes arc entertained for his recovery, on tho building will be about ASSARTED IN HIS HOME only regained con- to feel another him senseless to he lay there be A CONNECTICUT JUSTICE A BAD ENEMY. DR. WALTER H. ZING PROBABLY FATALLY INJURED BT BOMB PERSON WHOSE MO- TIVE WAS NOT ROBBERY. NEW-HAVEN, Conn., Oct. Dr. Walter H. Zlno was assaulted last night at bis own borne In Branf ord, where he now lies at tbe point of Dr. Zlno, who Is a trial homo about 11 o'clock, and, as is bis custom, went to tbe dining room. Afterward be picked a paper and while reading- fell asleep, bis bead dropping upon tbe table. While in this po- sition his assailant crept Into the kitchen through a screen door, which was unlocked, and while the doctor was sleeping dealt him a terri- ble blow on tbe back of the head, crushing in the skull and making other injuries which will prove fatal. The doctor Bcionsness long enough blow, which knocked the floor. How long docs not know, but upon recovering heorawled out of tbo door and along the side of tbe house to the front door, rlnoring the bell. His coachman, Dave Baudet, let him In, and he was startled to see his employer covered with blood. As the doctor staggered Into the he said some one bad tried to kill and rob him. The neighbors were aroused and Medical Examiner Gay lord summoned. Ho found two lacerated scalp wounds at each sido of the head, whloh were over two inches long. Tbe skull was badly fractured. Dr. Oaylord :removed several small pieces of bone, as did Dr. Francis Bacon, of this ne arrived later. Coroner Boll man, of this city, was called by telephone at midnight, and arrived at tbe scene of the attempted murder at 3 o'olock tnls morn- lag. Dr. Zinc had about on his person, part of which was found outside the. door with bis gold watch, where they had probably been car- ried by hla assailant and dropped throuah fear of discovery, and another roll of bills was found on the dining room floor. This showed that the assault was not committed for the purpose of robbery. Footprints loading to and from tho house In tbe direction of a gateway near the barn, which opened Into an adjoining Jot, were discovered. They were made by a barefooted penon. Conclusions were formed as to the railty person, and the Coroner nnd Sheriff drovo to tbe residence of Kobcrt Irlanman who lives on Montowese- strcet, about a mllo from the doctor's house. This man was fined on Saturday by Justice Zlno for drunkenness and an assault on him while try Ing to separate Dougherty and Robert Pollock, who were nvhting. Dougherty went to the res- idence of the J ustice and paid the flnes and costs of the cases and since tnen has been making threats against him. This led to his arrest this morning. Dougherty was found In bed. but was brought out, and impressions made in tbe road by nis bare feet were measured and found to tally with the prints in the doctor's yard. Saturday night Dougherty while in a saloon made threats against Dr. Zinc. To-day Dougherty denies making any threats. He says bo left G. H. Llns- ley's saloon at o'clock and went directly home. His wife, before learning of her bus- band's statement, said it was o'clock when he came in. Tbe saloon keeper says he olosod up about 10 o'olock. Other persons so far under suspicion arc Peter CofTeo and John Llnsky, both of whom have received severe penalties from Zlno when brought before him for trial. This forenoon Coroner Bolimau and Sheriff Nettleton went to Stony Creek In search of COffee. hut he was not arrested. Last night tho Justice fined Llnsky for some offense, when Dr. Zinc left the court room the spectators loudly hissed him. For some time among tho disorderly class a feeling of bitterness against Or. Zinc has been growing. and his fi lends feared that some harm might befall him, but no one ever believed that such a cold-blooaed attempt at murder would he made. Dougherty is held under surveillance. Walter H. Zinc, the victim of tbo assault, is a physician well known here and in neighboring towns, and bad had an extensive practice. He has a large circle of friends and a good many enemies. Ho bas been elected to quite a num- ber of town offices, and at tbo present time is a trial Justice and the acting school visitor of tho town. He has been in the town but. six or eevcn years, having come from Nowtown. Long Island. He was graduated from a German med- ical college. He has a wife and two children. A reward for the detection of the assassin will be offered by tbe town at once. POLITICAL TALK IN STEUBEN. FOR THE PROHIBITION TICKET. ELHOT. Wis., Oct. Wisconsin annual Conference of tbe Church of the United Brethren In Christ, representing a membership of about which has just been held at Mon- roe, Greene County, tho following resolutions were passed: WTiertat, Neither two of the great political par- ties of this Nation havo inserted any plank In their 10- Bucctlvo plalforma favorable to tho cause of temper- ance, nor do thejr bring nor Issue before tho American peoplo which Involves n moral principle: and Whereas, A tulrd and Independent party bas been organized in the interests of tho greatest moral Issue known to the world, namely, the prohibition of the liquor traffic: therefore Itrsnlvta. That ire, as a Conference, do heartllr In- dorse the nominations of tbe Bald party, both State and national, and pledee to It our ajrmnathy. our prayers, and our votes. That we recommend tbe Promblllon ticket to all voters who are members of our church in this Stale as worthy Of their support, and urco them to do their moral and religious duty at tbe ballot box regardless of former party relations. AN ATTEMPTED SUICIDE. NEW-HAVEN, Conn., Got. Glitz, a gun maker, working in tbe factory of Parker Brothers, at Meridea. attempted to com- mit suicide, late lost nlgbt, after threatening to kill bis wife, he came home drunk and flour- ished a knlfo wildly round tha house, for a time, add then, retiring to his own room, swallowed the contents of a pbial containing sugar ot lead. He rushed out into tbe room wbore his wife and children were assembled, exhibited tho empty bottle, and told or bis deed. His wife would irlvo blm no assistance, and, angered at tbls. Glitz called a physician and took an antidote. Tbo poison bad, however, made snob upon the coatings of his stomach that all day be bas been wild with agony, and it required two men to bold him in his bed. There is scarce a possibility of bis recovery. PREFERS CASH TO PROMISES. CHICAGO, Oct. Summer, C. "W. Story, of Cbllllcotbe, Ohio, won tbe Ashland Trotting Stakes, for with hla b. g. Reference, at tbe Chicago Driving Park. Tbo stake amounted to of tbe park did not pay the stakes, "putting him off on the ground of poverty at first, but in Septem- ber Secretary Hall, of tbe association, offered to give him 8500 cash and an acceptance due Oct. 15 for tbe remainder. Tbe cash was not forthcoming, however, and Mr. Hail tden in- formed Story that the Directors had refused to allow him to pay tbo money, but tho association boped to be able to settle tbe claim at the end of the Fall meeting, which closed Oct. 10. This promise was not satisfactory, and to-day Mr. titory began a. suit in the United States Circuit Court to recover bis money. no The loss A FIGHT FOR SCHOOL TEXT BOOKS.' CLEVELAND, Ohio, Oct. a sensa- tion was created to-day by tbe fact becoming known that a number of the members of the Board of Education were organized to make a fight on the book publishing- bouse of Van Ant- werp. Bragg Co., whose representatives have been trying to get the electric system of text- hook for drawing Introduced Into tho public schools of the city. of bribery and in- timidation on oart of the book agents are openly made, and It is stated that members are busily enraged In accumulating evidence that will shatter what is called the school-book ring. On a vote coming up on a preliminary Ques- tion, those favoring van Antwerp, Bring Co. were found to be In a clear majority, and it is now stated that If the electric system is voted Into tho schools application will be made to the court enjoining the board from making Rnr contract with Vau Antwerp, Bragg Co. RICH SILVER MINES IN QEOEQIA, CHATTANOOGA, Oct Comalder- able excitement prevails over the recent discov- ery of silver mines in Murray county, Oa., at the base of Fort Information re- ceived to-day states that a stock company has been organized and has procured ore nt a depth of 11 feet that assays to the pound. People are flocklur there from evrry direction. .They uro undoubtedly tbe richest silver mines ever la Uw South. THAT CALUMET AND HECLAM1NE FIRE. BOSTON, Oot. advices from the Superintendent of the Calumet and Hecla mine any that no damage bas been done to the mine, that there were no gas explosions, and that tbo mill continues In operation aa usual. Tbe smoke from the burning timber will dolay underground work in a portion of tbe mine for a few days. A dispatch to Kicbardson, Hill Co., from Hancock. Mich., regarding tha. Calumet and Hcola tire, says that it will probably be got un- der control in a few days. Tbls would appear to contradict tbe statement that- the fire waa triv- ial and the damage small. A COTTON MILL TO STOP WORK. READING, Penn., Oct. Reading cotton factory which, after six weeks of idle- ness, started operations last.Monday week will close again next Saturday. The stoppage is made in accordance with an agreement with Eastern mills, a month's cessation having been determined upon on account of overproduction. The Reading mill employs 250bands. THE SITUATION VIEWED FEOM OPPOSITE STANDPOINTS. COHNTNQ, Got has tha repu- tation of harboring- more statesmen tothesquare rod than any town in the Commonwealth. What the Hon. Charles Walker, Capt. Cole, Gen. Lathrop, E. P. Graves, Charles D. Baker, F. B. Brown, ex-Senator Bradley, F. N. Decker, and their associates don't know about the politics not merely of Steuben County but of the out- side world is baraly worth Inquiring Into. If they should, perchauce, miss any item of infor- mation it is sure to be in possession of Capt Jones, of Addison, or John MoDougal and F. G. Babcook. of Hornellsvule, or some of the leaner statesmen who stand guard in the surrounding towns of Stenbeo County. Like other statesmen, however, they differ widely in tbe conclusions which they draw from the same state of facts, and they also differ as to what are facts and what merely fic- tions. Mr. Walker, who is a Pres- byterian and believes In forcordlnatlon, as well as a Cleveland man and a stickler for honest government, will tell you that Grover Cleveland Is destined, and predestined, to be tbe next President of the United States; he knows It. he feels it In his boned; he predicted his nomination a year ago. when over} body else laughed at It, and, with equal confidence, be now predicts bis election. It Is of no consequence to him whether Steuben County gives a large or a small majority, one way or the other. Gov. Cleveland is a man of destiny, and be Is go- ing to fulfill his destiny in tho Presidential chair. Having thns planted himself on the sure founda- tion of religious faith and positive conviction. Mr. Walker, who li not only a Presbyterian but a shrewd politician, will. It requested to do so, descend to particulars, and give very sensible reasons for the faith that is in him. So far as Steuben County and his own immediate vicinity is concerned, he says ho will be satisfied to make such a reduction in Garfleld's majority of 1880 as will, if followed uplnthe other interior counties of the State, as be is confident it will be. entire- ly wipe out that majority and leave Gov. Cleve- land a good plurality. GarfleH'a majority over Hancock in this county was 1.253. Mr. Walker does not intend to allow Biaino's plurality to exceed 800 or He has no apprehensions about the Irish defection on which tho Blalne men are depending so largely. It will bo con- fined mostly to the Greenfaackers, who will vole for Butler, and who bavo for several years nast polled a large voto in tola county, amounting. In 1880, to nearly 000 for Weaver. The Irish vote that is claimed for Blalne he thinks will be found wanting on election day. These are bard times with the boys, he says, and they arc willing to give the Blalne men a little taffy In return for their liberal promises, but when election day comes they will take their money. If they have any to give, and go and vote for Grovcr Cleve- land. If Blalne gets one Irish Democratic vote for five Republican votes that will be drawn away from him by the Prohibitionists he will do remarkably well. This dependence on the Irish voto for Blalne Mr. Walker thinks Is the grand mistake that the Republicans are making in their canvass, not only of Steubcn County, but of tbo entire State. They aro counting every Democratic vote not cost for Cleveland as a (rain either Direct or indirect for their candi- date in their estimate of the Republican majori- ties by counties as compared with the majorities of 1880. Now. the truth is that there was a large Greenback vote, especially In the aouthern tier of counties, that was cast for Weaver In 1880. It was mostly Democratic, and as Hancock did not get It then. It will not ho a loss to tbe Democrats if Cleveland does not get it now. It is not likely to be much larger for Burler In 1884 than it was for Weaver lu I860. In addition to this general view of the situation Mr. Walker thinks he sees a turn in the tldo of public senti- ment In this State in favor of Cleveland: us Is gaining votes every day. not merely from Demo- crats who were at first disaffected, but from sober-minded, reflecting Republicans. Nothing short of a heavy Republican majority In Ohio on tbo 14tb lost, can, in his opinion, prevent tbls swelling tide from moving on to a glorious vic- tory lu November. Capt. Cole does not agree with Congressman Walker at all. He Is not a believer in forcordi- natioD or manifest destiny. What little relig- ious faith he had. be appears to have .lost while be was Cnptain of tho Port in New-York. If Cleveland carries this State, hu says, he bos got to do It by a majority, or plurality, of votes, and these he cannot get. In Stenbeu County he Bays he will be beaten by 1.600, and in the State by more or less. He concedes that the Prohibitionists will draw off some votea from Blalne. They havo considerable strength in this county. Tiartlcularly in HornellsvlTle, Canlateo, Irwln. and Fremont. They claim to have os more In the county, and may poll hut they will be completely swamped by the Irish Democratic vote that will be cast for Blalne. Tbe independent Republican vote, he says, don't amount to anything; be only knows one specimen In tho whole Oicott. Tho Democrats claim about 20 more, but they can't put their finger on them. The Irish voto numbers in the county, and Blalne will get 60 per cent, of it. Tbe Butler vote will be larger than Weaver's In 1880, and tbo Increase will come from tbe Democrats. If Ohio should go or over for tbe Republican ticket the lilalna cyclone would sweep every- thing before it, and Cape. Cole thinks the Cleve- land men In this State would shut up shop. Mr. E. P. Graves, Chairman of the Republican County Committee, entertains views of ihesltua- tlon not unlike those of Capt. Cole, and all the otber Republican politicians In Steubeu are alike enthusiastic. There is no controversy about the Congress- man from this district, which now comprises Steubcn. Ontario, and Yates. It Is conceded on all sides that ex-Controller Ira Davenport, of Bath, will he elected, and tbo Democrats have not yet made any nomination against him. No one Is seeking tbe empty honor of a boneless candidacy. Neither party has made Its nomina- tions for the Assembly. Last year Steuben County sent two and the Republicans say they shall have one member this >ear and perhaps both. The Democrats will probably rcnominate last year's candidates, and the Republicans will oppose them by K D. Higgrms In tbe First District and A. B. Craig In the second. To sum it all up, tbe Republicans of Steuben County will gain a Congressman, owing to their having been transferred into a now district, and they stand a good chance of gaining an Assem- blyman. But on the Presidential vote they will be lucky If they bold their own. They all hnve a wholesome dread of "Charlie" Walker with his predestination theories, and they hope and pray that he will not "get his back up." He IB talking of going to California between now and election, and they will gladly "pair off" witb him, ten to one. and pay his expenses If he will only go and stay there till after tbe 4tn of No- vember. NOVEL MURDER INVESTIGATION. PnrLADEiPHiA, Oct. Trenko, the dissolute German printer who shot and In- stantly killed Mrs. Augusta Zlmm, at tbe corner of Fourth and Willow streets, last night, was dlveu a hearing at the Seventh District station house thU morning. When told that his victim was dead he received tbe announcement witb stolid indifference. William May, a boy. declared that he had seen the prisoner shoot tbe woman. Why did you shoot the asked the magistrate. "We had intended to kill each other." replied Trenko, In a sullen tone. Why did you get was asked. Because I got drunk." This concluded tbe examination, and the pris- oner was committed to await tho action of tbe Coroner, who will hold an Inquest. To-day the police arrested a German boy who Is said to have been a witness of tbe shooting. Ho Is unable to speak English, and his name is not known. Mrs. Zlmm. who was a young married woman living with her husband, had been intimate with Trenke for some A BARREL OF WHISKY EXPLODES. CANTON, Miss., Oot. singular case of spontaniouscombustloil occurred hero to-day at noon. A barrel of whisky exploded In the galoou of William O. Hanron and Ignited. The room was enveloped in flames, but no serious damage was done. -There was no light or fire In the room prior to the explosion. THE DEATH OF CADET STRANQ, PORTLAND, OreRem, Oot. is report- ed that the death of Cadet Strong, of Oregon, who died at the Annapolis Academy last Friday, wus the result or Injuries received durlnka haa- ing wnen he entered the two weeks be- fore. This waa told to THU correspond-' by a relative StruB. M'CULLOUGH BACK AGAIN HIS APPEARANCE -f INDICATING GREAT FEEBLENESS. TO REMAIN QUIETLY WITH HIS FRIENDS FOR THE OF HIS PLANS FETED DEFINITELY AS YET. It was 8 o'clock last night, and the loungers at the Bt. James Hotel were rather more numerous than usual. A little group of gentlemen stood at tho desk attentively study- Ing a railroad time table and referring to the gorgeous hotel clerk for Information, which that worthy geemecl to be either unwilling or unable to give. Another group stood on the steps of the hotel and looked up and down tho street But It rained slightly and the occupation was not entertaining. Suddenly the attention of all was called to the figure of a gentleman who walked helplessly up the lobby of the hotel until he reached tbe desk at the other end. His gait was uncertain and tottering, and his appearance betokened excessive feebleness. His face was pale and unshaven, his features haggard and sunken. Beep olaok lines encircled hla eyes, one of which was slightly discolored. He wore a light check suit fitting closely to hla figure, which was neat and well formed. John murmured the loungers In the hotel, eagerly following the gentleman with their eyes. John McCulIougb if but hardly recognizable as the oriirinal of tbe picture which hung In tbe barroom. His sudden' ap- pearance ac the St. James Hotel was speedily explained. He bad arrived in New-York at 7 o'clock last evening from St. Louis by the lim- ited express, and bad at once proceeded to the residence of some friends on Fifth-avenue in order to escape tbe visits wblob would otherwise have annoyed him. But John McCullough was anxious for bis mall and had wandered down to tbo hotel where he had lived so long, followed by hla Indefatigable friend, Capt. W. M. Conner. Tbe hotel clerk presented him with his mall, saluting blm courteously, and tbe tragedian Went .up stairs to the room of a friend, an- nouncing his Intention of having a shavo. Capt. Cocner, however, sent up a boy after him, and Mr. McCulloogh soon slowly descended the stairs and consigned himself to a chair in the barber's shop. "John will not stay at theBt, James for some days yet" explained Caot. Conner to a group of friends. "I thought it better to remove him from bis old quarters, where he would bo sub- jected to much unintentional pain. He will re- main for the present with aomo friends in one of theflncst mansions on the avenue, and hla address will not be made known." Has bis condition been exaggerated said Capt Conner, "I received a dispatch from the proprietor of the hotel in St. Louis at whloh he waa staying. Tbe telegram ran: John is in a bad way. Brooks Is doing all ho can, but the sunshine of your presence would be advantageous." I wont at once. John Is cer- tainly in a broken-down condition and needs a great deal of rest. Playing those beavy tragic parts in tho best weather would break up a stronger man than McCullough. But the reports have all been exaggerated. He certainly forgot his part and waa obi I (rod to bo prompted, but I could quote Instances of eminent actors who havo beeo similarly unfortunate." "Then he is capable of resuming his engage- "I am doing my best to persuade him against any such course He is a very determined fellow, and swears he will not allow his contracts to bo canceled. Manager Norton, of St. Louli, has promised to hold his dates open for him until Nov. 12. But John McCullough Is by no means fit to act. and I say it." "Is Mr. McCullough was tbe answer. He is just as rational as ho evor has His Journey from Bt. Louis was accomplished without tbo least difficulty, and bo slept most of tbe way. He does net realize his condition. Ot course he knows that be is not in a normal elate, but he does not consider that there is anything to oc- casion all this Interest on bis account. lie is not fond of conversing on the subject, as you may well Imagine, and bas commissioned me to do that for Elm." Will he ronmlu in Notbing is settled yot. You BCD there are no watering places near here where he could possibly go. But in his present quarters ho will receive more attention and care than he could obtain anywhere else, and I hopo that with rest ho will soon be himself. He will probably go to visit some friends In Philadelphia shortly." Mr. McCulloufrh left the St. Jamea'Hotel in a back shortly after this Jar bis Irleod'a taouaa avinai Ijankj can In, Test 80 per cent, of their accumulntcd surplus In bond, and mortgage upon real estate, and whether such In- nould bo contrary to lair, bas been duly celTod. I find no provision of law which forbids iacli Inveitmenl ot tbe accumulated surplus. I do cot think the fact that DIG law directs tha manner In wblcli deposit! aro to bo Inveslod can bo so construed ai lo- prohlbit tho accumulated Rumlus from Doing InTMlea Inlbo tame manner if tho think It proper to do 10. D. O'BHIEN. The Hon. TTUIU S. Paine. Superintendent of tht BanWtw Department: DEAUBllt: Your favor oj the 20th Inst. noen dulr received. In which you aek ray opinion upon the follow. Inc question, vli.: i Where n vacancy In Hoard of Trustees, do tho words'majority of require that compensation stall bo fixed Dy kbat would be a ma- jority. If nu Tacnncy ozlstcd, or mar It bo done br majority of tho actual members Can eucb opinion bo ilgnined In writing bjra minority ouuldeof a meeting of tho board 7" Section of chapter 400 of thoLjws of 1888 pro- that "It shall bo lawful fur Truitces of iucb cor- poration, acting as officers of iho camp, wnoco rcqufroandrooolvo tlioir regular and faithful attend- ance at tho Institution, to ncolvo such compensation ai, In tho opinion of tho majnrltf of Lho Board Of Truslocs. shall bo Jusi nnd rr.inon'ihto. but ma- jority shall bo exclusive of any 'J runtfo lo whom such compensation ahull bo voted." I thick a majority or tbo Hoard of Trustees means a majority, exclusive of nay Trustees to wlium nucli coiupojiFaLlon ftnall bo vowd. of the full board, and not a miijorlly of Ihe act- unl members, where there aro vseincles. I do not think tho Trustees can flr such ralary by elsolnie. paper "ouUldo of a mcollnn." Thcru should be D mectlne and a resolution dulv offered uiirt uassed. D, Atlomoj-ljeueraJ. The lion. TTtUij S. Paint, Suptrtnttrultnl of Cn0 Dfpartment: DEAH Hru: 1 am In receipt of your communication of the 25th Inst.. Inclosing Iho following icctlou of chapter 40U of tliu I-aws of 1NJJ. viz.. It shall bo unlawful for any savings bank, dlroctly or Indirectly, to receive fnini nny Individual a deposit- or deposits In eiccjsof f3.000, but limitation shall not apply to deposits arising from Judlclnl talcs or trust funds.'1 and requcstlni: mj opinion on iho meaning to befilTpn (o the nordi funds." 0.1 used therein, acd whether or not a simple d proper tot sarlDiis banks 10 receive deposits from l.-.dlvldoals lo au amount eicccdlnor KH'OOaro where the de- poiltaaru directed to bo luado by a competent court ot other Judicial officer for a particular ueo or purpose, and n trusl thereby created In pursuance thereof. I do not think ordinary Trusiccj are Included ID tha statute. Therefore, a deposit by A" lu trust for 11" of a sum InexccKof t.t.OOO should not be received byaluvlngi bank unless under an order of court. O 1IIUK.N. AttoroaT-GcncraJ. THE NEW JAPANESE ENVOY. CHICAGO, Oct. new Japanese En- voy Extraordinary nnd Minister Plenipotentiary to tho United States, R. Ku El, arrived hero from San Francisco to-dav. He was accompanied by Mme. Ku Kl, Miss Ku Kl, and his secretary1 K. Mela Kl. With them were also TerM. Nyeno. a merchant en route to Now-York, and T. Mlsbi- mo. a young man who will pursue a course of studies at Amherst Collnge. Tho party loft for Now-York on tbe Pennsylvania limited this aft- ernoon, and from tbero Mr. Ku Kl goes to Wash- ington to present his credentials. He Ears that mucb progress is being made In Japan in the way of building railroads, extending tbe telegraph, bettering educational facilities, Ac., and ho feels proud of his country. SLUGGER" SULLIVAN'S PLANS. PROVIDENCE, IL I., Oot. L. Sul- ihmn, interflow with a fiuUcttrt reporter, BJUd .bo .Intends to train down to pounds taM tor hta Kt-to with Laflini to willing to of LaOln from the Mart, and li disposing of talttn ttebt be matches with Aif Greenfield, tbo English ,athlete, nnd with Mitchell, if be is so Inclined. ,Ho declares that he has stopped drinking for all time, and la determined to take care of himself. After he Juu coowUted im gin iuke tour through M BUR0bAB3 MAXB A GOOD MAUL. BUFFALO. N. Y., Oct. special from Warsaw, Wyoming County, says: "Tho coal office of Nobles Son, at Perry, was broken Into last night and the rafe blown open. Twenty- one thousand dollars In Arkansas Lavce bonds, In bonds and mortjraices. and in cash were taken. The safe in Toralinson's mill was blown open and in cash taken. At Sweet's meat market, which thay also broke open, tbe burglars irot JOHJV QUINCY ADAMS DECLINES. QDJMCT. Oct. Qninoy Adams hot declined the nomination of the Dem- ocrats for. Congress from tbe Second District. Tbe Independents, who Were preparing: to cast their strength for Mr. Adams, will nola a meet- ing at wbli-b tlioy will tender tbo CongFecsloiul humiliation to Willlnm Everett. It ts ex- pecttd tliut tlte Domooreu will ratify nocoi- WOMAN SUFFRAGE ADVOCATES. THEIR STATE CONVENTION AT PLATFORM BUT NO NOJ1INATIOK8. BUFFALO, Oct. State Convention 'of thoTVoman Suffrage Party bogau Its session In this city to-day. Several counties were sentcd, but tho attendance was not The convention waa org-nnlzed by the election of Al- bert O. WJIcox. of Ulchmond County president, and Miss Caroline A. Ilullng, of Saratoga, Sec- rctnry. Tho Executive Committee, without de- lay presented a loug platform, which waa adopted. It declares that tbo fcuto lawa pre- venting women from voting unconstitutional, and that It lstUodut> of every member of the Legislature, in compliance with Imojtii of office, to work for their repeal; that tlic common law- has for centuries rocoirnlzed tin1 lenal right of women to vote: thut wlillo New-York State franchises its women of votlu-- it is not a! democratic republic, but an aristocracy; that the! dlsfranchiscmbnt of women Ih at tho founda-j tion gf tho worst of toclcty, cape-' dally of Intemperance, mid if she Is allowed; to voto tho result would be a better Gov-i crnmcnl. bi'ttcr monila, nnd nobler citizens. Tho platform with 1'arcell nnd other Irish Nationalist who have supported suffrag-o In tbo Urltlsh Houso of Com-' mons. It refers to polyiramy in Utuli. but saya polyiramy of gruatcr niUKHltudo cxUis in State, and says It blioujd Lie suppressed. afternoon und evening speeches were made by George T. Btc.'irns, Hamilton MleJ Hullnir, and .Mrs. L. lllakc. It Is expected Mrs. DeJln Stewart I'unicll will bo prctont to-morrow, torac is expressed re- garding the probable action of the convention upon tho Pix'bldi'ntiiil uirndUntL-s. Ttic Conner this morning1 warned It nirainst Indorblng lilalne, but there Is nuuurviuly no IntL-ntloii to doany- tblnir, of tho kind. Mr. H. ilcox, Chairman of tho Executive Commltu-o. Miyn tlio convention Is not for llclva A. Lock wood, nliuic nomination ho regards iisaluruL-. nor Is it unanimous for any other candidate. The s-uhJLCt will tic dis- cussed In secret fCjslon, but it Is probable no action wiU uc taken. SARAH COYLE AKD HER COACHMAN. CHICAGO, Oct. Sarnu Coyle, who a laundress In the Morcsinl household .it Vonkcra, and who was Miss Vlclorin Sloroslnrs confidante In her love affair with the couchman. Soliciting, baa been In Chicago, but has rcccrii ly left for tho more remote Soon alter Miss Victoria eloped with her rouchniau Sarah followed suit and ran awuy with a conchmun mimed Law- rence Welsh, who In the ncfirhLorhood. Wulsh had a witc and two children living In Ncw-Vorlc. Tao pulr camo ut once to this city, end t-anili cncraKCtl to do ircncral Housework in tuo hootcliold of Mrs. Voro, of No. I'rairlc-avcnud. Sho her right name, but Mrs. Vore Old not know who Bho was until told tiy the trirl that hlic rcmlmled her very much of Mrs. Wclih called onhorattbo ho USD Fcvcrul times during hei stay. Last Monday the soiled linen of tbe Vore household waa turned over to Coyle to wnah, but when Flic saw the quan- tity there was fho ivlclled and told Mra. Voro the work WU3 too hard and she must quit. Mrs. Vorcompbatujlly declined lo settle with Miss Coylc until siiu had finished tuo Ing, whereupon Miss Coylc waxed wroth, and threatened to blacken tho lady 'uoyes and com- mit Ufcrauit mid bat I cry In but Mra. Voro stood llrnl. and Coyle left the linen nnd her week's wiigcs in .Mrs. Vore'f and went her way. Misbelieved thnt Joined Welsh, nnd that the two luft for tbe together, as neither can be found. MURDERED INDIANS. ,'v Porrsvn.LE, Pi'nn., Oct. Dor% ner. atliromincnt citizen and brewer, of St. CUIr, this county, received a telegram thli morning from Tucson, Arizona Territory, stat- ing that his daughter and her husband, Mr, Fritz, were murdered there by u band of Indians. Ho particulars bnve bocn received. Mr. Fritz wool West some years ago In tlic employ of- the WaBaond Drill Company. Havluir llnlalied with tiwa, after roaming about for aomo time, he. In INtrtittrahlp with unolhcr man, bought a cattle ranch at which they wero lUinir. In tbe law mall last ijght Mr. Dormer received a letter slating that tionblc wns brewing there and they expected to leave. Tho Hnnounecrncnt of massacre caiuo liko a ahock this morning. SENT TO AN INSANE ASYLUM. TimlHL and James Cowlei, roommates, of No. 17 Green- wood-street, havo several quarreled over a mutual iaweetlicart. In a flaht which followed Cowles was dauirerously stnlibed over his bnurt. In tbe City Court to-day Jndgo Studley ordered Timlin confined In-the It c treat for tho at Ulddletown. Some time ano Timlin Dyureti la a fight with Cowies, who shot him. A flattened uuliet wan found just under theswlp at the but of. brain. bMt of Tlnuwoli, U (train ai Jtaniuann SIS to ;