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New York Times, The (Newspaper) - October 14, 1896, New York, New York Two Parts 12 Pages 't 2W v r A m'' I >k v_ Part_One Pages A'OL. XLYI...NO. NEW-YOBK. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 14, m BY THE NEW-YORK TIMES COMPANY. PRICE THREE CENTS. THE NEWS CONDENSED. Weathor for Wednesday: GENERALLY FAIU, rUfcX'LCbliD BY SHOWERS. :naik'jt fairly active. decidedly cents; corn, 31-% cents; cot- ton, s ceiUb. Re j.l LVate. Paso U Court IV ge 0. Page 5. HoM Arrivals and Out-of-Town I'ajft: 0. Business Page G. Marine Page 1J. Nt'Wo of tiic Itailioada Page 1-. Sporting Page 3 Mr. Crawford of St. Louis, who dis- charge I iujlvL> free-silver employes, has the men. SILVER AT LOWEST POINT CHEAPER NOW THAN AT ANY TIME IN THE PAST THREE YEARS. went sightseeing' yester- day. vlilmiK M-veral churches. tlie Weather Hure'.i'i (ouor. a e.iblt.' house, and other objects- of inltrcst. I If ouugnt a hat. Page 11. L. V. Stcphers. Democratic candidate for Govt-i nor of Missoi.ti, Is threatened with The M.iyor declares that ho lias made no election in tho cate of Police Commissioner Andrews Page 11. Tho N' 3 Hillary Convention will meet in Brooklyn In-day. Page U. The condition of the coal trade indicates that there ui'l lie no injrcasc :n priced In the n.-ir future. Page V. Attorney Hancock defines two uf voting a s-plit ticket. Mr. an 1 Mr-. Castle of San Francisco helil f.i Lorrlori jesterjay In ta jnsii- r th'- of on a sc.ile Mr. C.istle Is a San Francisco merchant, anil the imputation of the couple at home is bh'.inelOiS. Paiji: 'J. Tli'.1 F'ubl'C Hackriien'-j 1'riion. composed of Tammjny Hall deny that Gov. is i-omini; lo New-York to make a political M The storm of rain and wind that has pre- v.iile.1 in ir.s viLinlty for several days has abated, .ind ver.l lo sea. yesterday. Page The effeec of the Court of Appeals' de- cision In the of Doyle, accused of in- curnbi-nng -.aie walks, is that anybody may CJinjjlai.-! to the I3urej.u of Incumbrantes, and not only who aie more Immi- d'atoiy Page S. Sir Harcourt has resigned the rusltlon of leader of the English Liberal Party, as successor to Lord Rosebery, and unr-ouncea nls intention of retiring from Page o. Major McKlnley made speeches yes- terday chiefly devoted to the Page 2. C. Rocklarcl Tyng, Secretary of the Tax Department, was secretly married In Sep- tember to Miss Alyg Page 8. The price of bar sliver yesterday dropped to Ol'j cents an ounce, the lowest figure It has reached in three years. Belief In the defeat of Bryan Is generally euppaseil to be the cause. Wheat reached Its highest point In the present movement. Wheat took another jump In the Chicago pit A conference of Roman Catholic prelates, It Is ropmeil, will be held to-day at Arch- bishop Cornijan's residence to consider the m of :hi- Archdiocese of New- York, Kuffp.lo to bo the new archdiocese. Statistics of exports in September, and nine months endiMK with September, of breadstuff i-, mineral oils, and provisions, Ehott increases over llgures for the same periods las: Page 7. The Court of Appeals has decided that John Hoo'n and Arthur Mayhew must die In the electric Page 7. Prince Hilkoff. Imperial Minister of Ways au.l Communications. Is In Chl- the of prominent railroad and other business men. It Is reported a combination has been ef- fected by which Secretary Carlisle is to Senator Blackburn. Passengers on the steamship Old Domln- many perilous hours during the gale. The ruthler chain broko twice. Bausch was formally notified yesterday of hm catididajj for Coroner on the Tammany .-PaKe 8. The acquittal of a number of saloon keep- era o: Jersey City, tried for selling liquor on Sun iay-i. IMS discouraged the prose- cut'tiK olik' rs, ami a number ot case'j may be Page 11. Ian M.iclaren appeared In Carnegie Music Hall last nicrht and gave his first public reading in Page 8. Steamships arriving in port on both side? of the report having sighted the American liner I'.iris. proceeding on her at reduced Page 5. The Populist FXec'iilvc Committee Issued an ad'lrcsa. which Is regarded aa a rebuke lo Tom Watson arul a request that he get olf the National ticket. The National Democrats have placed in nomination a catiMUla'.e for Congress In each of the thirty-four districts of York, with one Page I3i-hop Potter v.iil consecrate the chapel of the new St. Luke's Hospital Saturday morning P.ige 3. Gen. New Appointment. WAsttlNGTOX. Oct. 13-Oen. Edward S. Bragg of Wisconsin was to-day appointed by Atluinty General Harmon special as- bist-uit to the 'Jnltcd States District At- torney for tiiC Eastern District of Wlscon- bi'i. IIu ilu.ies will be to aid the District xi prosecuting the aulta .if the'J asainst the Manufactursrs' Iiues'.mrnt Company of Wlsconsljl to re- cover a large tiact of land, about the own- ership of v.-hich there has been for some time a dispute. Gen. Bragg was of the commission under a Congressional en- actment made an investigation of the facts of this owrt-rahlp on behalf of the Gov- ernment. GUI Bragg was a prominent can- didate for the nomination for President before the Nj-tionul Democratic Conven- tion at Indianapollv The White Metal Can Now Be Bought for Sixty-four and One-half Cents an This Rate a Silver Dollar's Actual Worth Is Only 49.88 the Price of Silver Decreases Wheat Beaches Its Highest Point. Coincident with another Increase In the price of wheat of 1% cents per bushel, com- mercial bar silver declined yesterday to cents an ounce, the lowest figure touched In three years. With pure bar silver at WMi cents and ounce the actual value of a silver silver at G4Vj cents an ounce, the actual dollar Is only cents. The advance in wheat in the Produce Ex- change was attended by more activity and speculative Interest than has characterized ihe grain market here for the past few clays. The Produce Exchange quotation for De- cember wheat at Monday's closing was 75% cents a bushel. The opening price yester- tlay morning- was and the exciting trading- throughout the day was entirely within a small fraction of that figure. The wheat pit was filled to overflowing with brokers at the outset, and after a few min- utes of lively trading the price receded to Subsequently it recovered, and slow- ly rose to the highest figure yet reached In the present movement. Reports by cable from Liverpool and pri- vate dispatches from Chicago were both favorable to a strong and rising grain mar- ket, and corn and oats moved up in sym- pathy with wheat. In Liverpool wheat and corn were each Id. higher yesterday morn- ing than on the day before, and in Chicago an advance of 1 cent a bushel on wheat was reported very early in the day. The fact that the heavy foreign demand for American wheat shows no signs of dimin- ishing naturally gives Impetus to the up- ward movement In prices here and in Chi- cago; it also prompts a great deal of buying for storage In this country, as some of the big operators look for considerably higher prices a few weeks hence. At the close of the market yesterday wheat was firm at asked for December futures, and corn was 32% bid for the same month. There has been but little demand for silver certificates In the speculative mar- ket recently. Trading In bullion ha3 been fairly active, however, and exports ot bll- ver are stimulated by the cheapness in price. Bullion dealers In this city say that the lowest figures have not been reached, either with listed certificates or commercial bar silver. Zimmerman Forshay, the Wall Street bullion brokers, arc selling calls on both gold and silver. The gold calls are for amounts of and upward at par, and arc good until Dec. 31. The silver calls are for Hated bullion certificates. In lots of ounces or upward, at 70 cents per ounce, and are also good until Dec. 31. THE CHICAGO 1V11EAT MARKET. Took Another Jump In the Fit Yesterday Morntnff. CHICAGO, Oct. 13.-The wheat market started with a Jump of about 1% cents per bushel, much to the disgust of many of the bulls, who had sold their long wheat yester- day. The sudden advance was principally because of the strength with which the Liverpool market had started. A matter which was reported yesterday, and which excited very little local comment, may possibly have had more Influence upon speculative sentiment In England than It had here. That refers to the estimate of bushels reduction in the visible sup- ply of the United Kingdom last week, not- withstanding the recent shipments from this side and from other surplus-pro- ducing countries. The range of prices In different parts of trte pit at the same moment at the open- ing was a wide one. December sold at from 70% to 70% cents, very sparingly at the extremes, but heavily at from 70% to 70% cents. The closing price yesterday was GSHt cents. The figures given marked al- most the entire range of the forenoon's fluctuations, the only exception being a dip to cents as the culminating point of a gradual reaction, which set in after the opening splurge, but that was fol- lowed by a second rise to 70% cents before 12 o'clock. The price of December had nu- merous fluctuations between 70% cents and cents, and finally rested at cents and 70% cents, or rise for tho day. Gold to Arrive Tlila Week. More than In gold Is due to arrive here from Europe within the next six days. Engagements have already been made at the Bank of England for about which has not yet been shipped, so that by the latter part of next week fully will have been added to the Imports, raising the grand total to about Muller, Schall Co. expect one or two large consignments to-day or to- morrow. The demand for currency from the West and South has diminished greatly this week. The Sub-Treasury transfers yester- day amounted to only LOXDON, Oct. In the with- drawals "from the Bank of England to-day was for shipment to'the United States. _____________________ Friendly Scuffle Ends In Death. FORT WADSWORTH, S. I., Oct. friendly scuffle between two soldiers of the United States artillery last night resulted in tho death of Michael McHugh, twenty- one years of age, who enlisted from Jersey City June 11. He and Thomas Hyland BCUf- flud in the gallery of the barracks, which is about 25 feet from the ground. An Iron railing runs around It. They struggled against the railing, and both went over, falling to tho stone walk of the barracks. McHugh'3 head struck against the walk, fracturing his skull. He died In about an hour. Hyiand fell on top of McHugh. Hosiery Company Renames. XETtV-BRUNSWICK. N. J., Oct. The Norfolk and New-Brunswick Hosiery Company, which suspended Indefinitely a. month ago because, as it was said by the officials, of the uncertainty of the political outlook, resumed operations this morning. Excise Special Agent ALBANY, Opt. Excise Commis- sioner Lyman has received the resignation of J. J. N. Byrnes of New-York City as a special agent under the Raines llauor tax' PERILOUS HOURS AT SEA. The Old Dominion In a. Great The AUortaey General Telia How to m Rodder Chain Breaks. RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 13.-Passengerg on the Old Dominion of the Old Dominion Line arrived In this city Just before noon to- day, having been sent by rail over the Chesapeake ana Ohio Railroad from New- port Neivs. They tell a story of rough experience on the sea. Three hours after leaving New- York Saturday afternoon a stiff northeast wind arose that soon developed Into a fear- ful gale, and the crew and passengers un- til last-night had troubles such as they never wish to go through again. One of the passengers, W. M. Lathrop, editor of The Carbondale (Ponn.) Leader, told the following story: The passengers behaved well, though badly frightened, until about midnight Sat- urday, when the rudder chain snapped, leaving the boat without guiding power for majiy minutes. Of that moment, Capt. Blakeman saia-afterward: 'I would not have given 10 cents for all the lives on the boat at that time.' When, after a terrible experience In the wind and overlapping water, the rud- der cha'n was repaired, the passengers took some new courage, but an hour later, when the chain broke again, every the truth be told, gave up completely. One passenger tried to borrow a revolv- er with which to shoot himself, and an- other offered all his property to any one who would guarantee safety to port." Air. Lathrop said Capt. Blakeman de- clared It was his worst experience In twen- ty-seven years' life on the sea, one found It ha.d to believe that he waa pot exaggerating. Thtt. JunieHtown Also ]n_tue Gale. NORFOLK. Va.. Oct. 13.-The Old Do- minion Iron steamship Jamestown, which left here for New-York at o'clock Sat- urday night, met the hurricane of that night and Sunday and had to put back to this port when oft Atlantic City, owing to a shortage of coal. She arrived here about 2 o'clock this morning. Her officers report that at times vessel almost laid on her side, so rough was the sea. For many hours tho ship was able to make only four knots per hour, and when off Atlantic City, N. J., the supply of coal grew so low that the Captain determined to run before the wind back to this port. Some of the perishable cargo suffered, but all In the hold of tho vessel was unin- jured. The Jamestown carried a good many pas- sengers, all'of whom were extremely sick. Many of the passengers left for New-York by rail this morning. POLITICAL DUEL POSSIBLE. Free-Silver Statesmen of Kentucky Exchange Warm LEXINGTON, Ky.. Oct. D. Car- roll of Henry County and C. J. Bronston of Lexington, defeated candidate for the Sev- enth District free-silver'Democratic nomi- nation for Congress, are on tho point of fighting a duel. The trouble is said to have grown out of Mr. Carroll's failure, to -support JMr. Bron- ston after, ,ho (Carroll) had no chance of winning. Words passed Jjetween tho two men, arid Carroll told Bronston unless he apologized he would have to answer to him personally. Bronston has not apologized, and It Is be- lieved that correspondence has been pass- Ing between the two men since tho conven- tion, the contents of which would be sensa- tional In the extreme If made public. DEPENDS ON THE ELECTION. A Weddlna: That Will Never Occur If Bryan In LIGONIER, Ind.. Oct. Grace Dawes of La Grange County Is the accept- ed HancSe of W. E. Kener, a Milwaukee traveling salesman. The couple had determined to marry Oct. 20, but In attestation of their political faith, both being Republicans, the prospect- ive bride and bridegroom have agreed In writing that If McKlnley is elected they will seal their courtship in vows of wedlock Nov. 4, but if defeated the engagement Is to be broken. Tho contract certifies that neither Is ever to marry if Bryan Is elected. TITO Denperute Outlaws Killed. FORT SMITH, Ark.. Oct. 13.-In a fight between a posse headed by Marshal Heck Thomas and the Green gang of outlaws, at Ooiagh, I. T., last night, two of the outlaws were killed and the others captured. The dead men arc Jim Green and his broth- er, and they were members of one of the worst gangs of desperadoes In Indian Ter- ritory. The Greens have been actively on the road for three months, and their cool- ness and skill In robberies gave rise to the belief that they were In many affairs charged to the Cook gang. Last night Green and his gang rode Into Ooiagh. forty miles west of Fort Smith, for the purpose of robbing the town, but encountered Heck Thomas and party, and a fight followed, which proved most dlsastroua to them. Thomas Is the man who ran BUI" Doolln to earth. Candidate Threatened vrlth Bllndneaa. ST. LOUIS, Oct. Treasurer Lon V. Stephens, the Democratic nomi- nee for Governor, Is threatened with blind- ness. He has Just returned from a three weeks' trip. In the East, and left yesterday for his home, in Jefferson City. His eyes are .badly Inflamed, and his physician de- clares It absolutely necessary that he re- main in a darkened room for at least ten days. His left eye In such condition that It Is feared the sight cannot be restored. Crvnnda Yields to Oar Cautom. OTTAWA, Ontario, Oct. Dominion Government has decided to proclaim the last Thursday In November, the 20th, this year, as Thanksgiving Ifay throughout Canada. Canada formerly appointed Thanksgiving Day earlier In the month, and tho ground on which the change Is made Is that the United States generally designates the last Thursday of November as Thanksgiving Day. Raised the Wages of Their Men. PITTSBURG. Pa.. Oct. Alter-, bury Glass Company of Plttsburg and the Hazel Glass Company of Washington, Pa., are reported as having voluntarily advanced the wages .of their employes, who are non- union men, 10 per cent. The action of these companies la causing comment, since other glass manufacturers arc demanding reduc- tions, claiming Inability, to compete with Dlark an Official Ballot. ALBANY, Oct. General Hancock .has been In receipt of numerous letters of Inquiry relating to the method of voting a 'straight or split ticket under the election law adopted at the last session of the State Legislature. In an opinion writ- ten to-day Attorney General says: "An examination of the law makes it ap- parent that In order to vote a straight ticket a qross mark is to be made In the cir- cle at the head of the party column. A split ticket may be voted in either of two by omitting "a cross mark (X) In the circle and making a cross mark (X) In the, voting space before the name of each candidate for whom the elector desires to vote, on whatever ticket the name may ap: pear. (2) BV making a cross mark (X) In the circle above the name of the party some of whose candidates he desires to vote for, and also making cross marks (X) before the name or names of any candidate In other party columns for whom the elector wishes to vote: counted In which caso hts vote must be for every candidate under the cir- cle except the candidates before whose names the elector has made his cross mark (X) In other party columns. Tho candidate or candidates so individ- ually marked In other party columns must be deemed the choice of the elector and his vote counted accordingly." PRINCE HILKOFF IN CHICAGO. The ItUMMlnn the Gneat ot Lending Railroad nnd BaalncHB Men. CHICAGO, Oci. Michael Hil- koff, Imperial Minister of Ways and Com- munications, both by rail and water, of the Russian empire. Is In Chicago, the guest <if prominent railroad and business men. He arrived at 11 A. M. to-day after an unparalleled voyage from St. Peters- burg, via Siberia, Yokohama, and San Fran- cisco. [His suite, consisting of Lieut. Gre- galre, {Tschertkoff, Chevalier of the Impe- rial Guard, and six other Russian nobles, accompanies him. Major J. G. Pangborn, World's Commissioner of Railroads, is the American chaperon of the party. Prlncje Hilkoff traveled from St. Peters- burg on the Russian trans-continental line. To permit passage of his train, 100 miles of was temporarily laid on the Ice. At o'clock this morning the party ar- rived fit Jollet. It was met by President B. F. Eckhart, Chief Engineer Isham Ran- Treasurer Melville Stone, and other members of the Canal Drainage Board; Worldfs Fair Architect D. H. Burnham, President Stone of the telephone company, and others. CHICAGO'S BIG REGISTRATION. J f It Promises to be the LargeBt Ever Made In that City, CHICAGO, Oct. the evidence in black and white "on the poll books is doubtful, the citizens of Chicago will pile up thle largest registration of In the history of Presidential campaigns. For at least two hours after the polling were dpeneil at 8 o'clock this moin- Ing the judges and clerks of registration were unable to catch a breaching spell. Every sign favored the prediction'that' tho registration this yiar would be at least higher than that of 1892. It Is esti- mated that voters had registered be- fore 10 A. M. to-day. Secretory Powell, after careful tabulation, places the poll at the close of the registra- tion next Tuesday evening as high as 000. THE GREAT BARRINGTON FIRE. Thirty FamllleB Homeleia. GREAT BARRINGTON. Mass.. Oct. The jflre here lost night was under control about 4 o'clock this morning. Thirty business places were wiped out and sixteen families were rendered home- less.l The total loss will reach on buildings and contents. The fire started again at o'clock to- night near the Surnner Block, but was quickly under control. i Alaska Miners Sell Their Gold. SEATTLE, Washington, Oct. hundred and fifty persons came in on the Lakmc, from Yukon, Alaska, Sunday night, and with them In placer gold. The largest amount was held "by JU Laflamme, whi had over Many had several thusand dollars each, and very few had less than six A. Harrington of Circle City had nearly Up to noon local banks and other purchasers had bought something like of gold. Two of the returned prospectors are Sisters of the Good Shepherd. They came down with thei rest of tho miners, and handed over their dust nnd took the money. They did not) toll how they got the gold, but some of tho miners probably donated It. Two other women were passengers. This Is the first largo party of miners to come down after tho season's work. Jails That Need Improving. ALBANY, Oct. State Prison Com- mission at a meeting to-day received a reiort showing that the Westchester Coun- tyl Jail at White Plains did not have suf- ficient accommodations for prisoners, and thttt in some Instances four times as many prisoners ae could properly be taken care of were crowded Into the jail. Another re- port showed that thero was defective drain- age in the Richmond County Jail. Resolu- tions were adopted directing that these causes ot complaint be remedied. She node on a Borrowed [WHITE PLAINS, N. T., Oct. 13.-' suit of Angelina Odell against the New- York Central and Hudson River Railroad for damages. In the Supreme Court to-day, was dismissed, because Miss Odcll was using a borrowed pass when Injured. She borrowed a family ticket May 10, and started to alight from the train at Ludlow. As she was going down tho car step, the train started and sho was thrown to tho platform, and her hip was broken. Crnvrford Takes His Clci-Us Back. ST. LOUIS, Oct. twelve clerks who .were discharged by Crawford Co. Saturday because they favored tho free coinage of silver were to-day aakcd to re- turn to their places without prejudice and with full salary. Several accepted the in- vitation. In a. published statement, Mr. Crawford rcsrets his hasty action In dis- knlaBlng them.' TO DIVIDE THIS DIOCESE BUPFALO, IT IS SAID, WILL BE AN ABCHBISHOFBIC. In Which Event Bishop Keane, Late Hector of the Washington Uni- versity, Will Probably Be Created of Prel- ates. It Is Beported, Will Take Place About the Successor to Bishop Keane. I It la reported that a meeting will bo held to-day at the residence ol Archbishop Cor- rlgan, at which Cardinal Salolll, Bishop Keane, and many other dignitaries will be present, to consider the question of dividing the Archdiocese of New-Yprk. Tho question of raisin? the Diocese of Buffalo Into an archdiocese has been con- sidered for u long- time, as the present prov- ince, which lg In charge of Archbishop Cor- rlgari, Is too large for convenient adminis- tration. Archbishop Corripan, whose province em- braces all of New-York Slate and Newark and Trenton Dioceses, bag long found his work too heavy, and has already had to ask for an assistant, Bishop Farley acting In that capacity. Should the Diocese of Buffalo be made Into an archdiocese, the Dioceses of Koehester and Syracuse would probably be added. It la said that the Right Rev. John J. Keane would bo ap- pointed Archbishop to preside over the new archdiocese. It will be remembered that the Pope offered to make him Titular Arch- bishop when he was removed from the Rectorship of the Washington University, but he refused that rank. Such a division could not be well made without tho con- sent of Archbishop Corrlgan. He Is said to be In favor of It, however. In case it should be done, his province would be the Dioceses of New-York, Long Island, Al- bany, Ogdenaburg. Newark, and Trenton. Archbishop Martlnelll also Is said to favor the plan, which Cardinal Satolll Indorses. Father Connolly, secretary to Archbishop Corrlgan, was seen last night. He refused to confirm or deny the report Uiat EUCM a meeting will take place to-day. BISHOP KEANE'S SUCCESSOR. i to be Considered by Dlrectora of the Catholic University. WASHINGTON. Oct. announce- ment by Cardinal Gibbons that the Di- rectors of the Catholic University at their meeting In this city on the 21st inst. will consider at length the question of a suc- cessor to Bishop Keane as rector of the Catholic University of the United States Is understood to -nean a contest for the po- sition. As previously stated In these dis- patches, the choice 'of .names for recom- mendation to the Pope will devolve upon ,1116 Directors, or Trustees, of the univer- sity, aided by tlie thirteen Archbishops of the all of whom are ex-offlclo Trusteas of the university, but only five of whom are specifically 'named In the list of Dlrectora and Trustees. There la one vacancy on the Board of Dlrectora occa- sioned by the death of Bishop Martin Mar- ty of St. Cloud, Minn: It 13 probable this will be filled before the voting. In that, case a priest rather than a Bishop la likely to be chosen to fill It. The university exists under a charter granted by Congress, which limits the Di- rectors and Trustees to twenty-six. When a few years ago it was desired to add the thirteen Archbishops to the body, legal ad- vice was taken, and It was concluded this would not be entirely safe, aa the whole constitution would need to go again through Congress. Accordingly It was determined simply to make the Archbishops an Advi- sory Board. i They will probably meet prior to the sit- ting of the Directors and pass a resolu- tion of advice as to filling the vacancy at the university. This gives Cardinal Gib- bons ar.d the five Archbishops in the Di- rectory a vote twice In the matter. In filling the place of Bishop Marly, a rule laid down by the Directors themselves will probably be observed. This Is that a vacancy shall be flllcd, by a man of the same rank as that of the previous holder. There were originally three priests on the Lee, Chapelle, and Farley. The raising of two of these to bishoprics left only one priest on the board. The other two places may be treated as vacant, and that would necessitate the election of two more priests, one to fill Bishop Marty's place, tho other to fill the next vacancy that occurs. J Father Thomas Lee of St. Matthew's Church, the leading Catholic church of the city, who Is the only clerical Director now here, said to-day: I consider it quite un- likely that Bishop Keane will be renoml- nated. This, It seems to me, would practi- cally be saying to the Pope that he had acted Inadvisedly, and that we know bet- ter than he what should be done here. I should not like- to make such a sugges- tion. It would argue a confused under- standing of Pope Leo's authority as the head of the Church and his special pre- rogatives In control of the Papal univer- sities. No man can question my entire friendliness to Bishop Keane. I regret that this matter became public as, It did. That was the sole cause of the unforturfllte po- sition in which he had been placed. Other- wise he could have retired with dignity. I know he has wished for at least a. year past to get relief from the heavy strain of his duties as rector. Except for the premature announcement made he would .have quietly tendered his resignation at the opening of the university, and would have taken a position of rest with honor and without particular attention from the public. The discussion now general in the, newspapers Is to be regretted. Its <mly ef- fect, so far as I can see, must hei to In- jure Bishop Keane. All of us desire to avoid that result, I am sure." Commercial Meet. BINGHAMTON, N. Y., Oct. 13.-Tho Stono Opera House presented a lively scene this morning with Us flying flags and shout- ing delegates, the occasion belnp tho an- nual convention of tho Commercial Trav- elers' Home Association of America. The convention, wa3 called to order at 10 o'clock this morning by Mayor George K Green oi this city, who Is the President of the asso- ciation. The report of Secretary L. M. Gsorgla showed Jan encouraging Increase in membership and that the financial affalra of the order ard In a flourishing condition. The reports of William M. Butter, manager of tho Home Magazine, and G. F. Swlgcrt, Chairman of the Board of Managers, were also presented. GIVEN UP BY HER OWNERS. The, Barkenllne Tbomnm J. Stewart HappOHGit to be BOSTON. owners and agents of the barkcntlnc Thomas J. Stewart, bound from Weehawken to this port, have given the vessel up for lost, with all her crew. The Stewart left New-York on Sept. 8, and since passing Sandy Hook that same fore- noon nothing has been heard from her. The vessel was loaded with over 1.-400 tons of coal, and she was very deep In water when she left port. The presump- tion Is that she was caught In the hurri- cane of Sept. 8 and 9 and that her cargo shifted and she capsized. The Stewart was commanded by Cupt. L. C. Blake of Brew- er, Me., and her first mate was Joseph Con- ners of North Castine, Me. The cook's name was Charles W. Gray of Orland, Me. The second mate and crew wero mostly Dutch- men and their namts are not known. There was also on board the vessel Philip B. Boynton, a young man belonging In Ban- gor, who was Irarnlng navigation, and un engineer. A KENTUCKY COMBINATION. Seuator Blackburn (o be.Succeeded by Secretary Carlinle. WASHINGTON. Oct. 13.-Tlicre Is high authority for saying that Secretary Car- lisle is likely to succeed Joe Ularkburn In the Senate and that a deal to that effect has been arranged between the sounJ- money Democrats of that State and the Republican leadors. The deal is understood to be that In re- turn for sound-money Democratic votes for McKlnloy and Ilobart. Gov. Bradley will call a hpeclal session of the Legislature to elect a Senator, and the Lliolce by prear- rangemont will be Carlisle. Senator Blackburn Is said to he perma- nently broken down In health, nnd ills re- election Is among the Imposilbllllles in any event. Secretary Carlisle will begin his stump- ing tour of the State In a few days. SCAFFOLD WAS OVERWEIGHTED. Two Steel Plates Rested on It, nnd It Fell, Killing One Man. BAYONNE, N. J., Oct. man was killed and two injured In an accideht at (ho Standard Oil Works on Constable Hook this afternoon. They were at work on a bcaf- fold around a new tank, and a plate of steel weighing 700 pounds was hoisted to them. This was to be riveted to the tank. While the plato rested on the scaffold a second one waa sent up and was placed on tho scaffold. The scaffold broke, throwing tho men to the ground, a distance of 30 feet. Paul Sevback, thirty-two years old, who lived at 107 Avenue F, waa caught ono of the plates and so badly in- JuJ-od that he died in a short time. Charles Sif Jlh of SO Avenue E and Stephen Adonlck were slightly Injured. CHOIR BOYS ON A STRIKE. SHARP REBUKE TO WATSON Glen Cove Church to Reduce Their GLEiN COVE. Oct. boy choir singers of St. Paul's Episcopal Church have Inaugurated a strike because their wages have been reduced. In the movement tho boys have the sympathy of the older mem- bers of the choir, and there will probably be no mualc in the church until the strike Is settled. During the Summer, when the city people came here, the boys were re- quired to rehearse three evenings a week. They were given per month and free In- struction. Last Sunday their salaries were reduced to 50 cents per month. Silver Colnntc In September. WASHINGTON, Oct. mints of the United States In September coined from silver bullion on hand, purchased under the act of July 14, IS'JO. standard silver dollars, containing ounces of pure silver, the cost of which was giving a selgnoragc, or profit, of to the Government, which sum has been de- posited in the Treasury- Wnltluim on Kail Time. WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. follow- ing notice was posted to-day In the Ameri- can Waltham Watch Factory: On and after Oct. lo, anil until further notice, the factory will run llfty-four hours a week." The factory has been running on half time all Summer. It employs hands. THE WEATHER. The indications for to-day are ernlly fair Tventher, preceded by showers. The Weal InJIn hunicnne is moving, to the northeast, and It Is now central to the southeast of New-England. Northerly Kales con- tinue on the southern coaat. The barometer has fallen ruplJly In NVw- EnKland nnd lo tho north of Montana and Da- kota; It lias fallen slowly on ttiv Atlantic coast south of New-England, and In the lake region It has risen slightly !n Hie Central and Lower Mississippi Valley, and thence nebtuard to the Rocky Mountains. The temperature remained about station- ary, except In tlie Nortlmest, It Is warmer. Haln continues in New-irncland and In tlie northern portions of the- Middle Atlantic States Showers Arc also reported from the Upper Ohio Valley, lower lake region, und Western Texas. The weather was clear last night generally throughout the central valleys and upper lake reslons. The Indications are that weather ulll pre- vail from the lake southward to the Quit coast, and rain, followed hy Is Indicated for New-Encland and the Middle At- lantic record of temperature for tlie twontyrfour hours ended at mldnlglit, taken from THE NBW- YonK TlMEB'S thermometer nnd from Ihe ther- mometer of the Weather Bureau, Is ns follows: 3 A. M..............5S 0 A. M..............07 O'A. ]2 M..................US 4 1'. U P. M..............57 0 P. M..............r-C 12 P. Ib'JO. 40 4G JO 47 4S 41) Ib'Jii tO 40 4'J TUB TlMRS'S thermometer Is G feet above Ihi: street level: that of the Weather Bureau la 2s5 feet the Etrcct level. Average temperatures yesterday 03 fol- Printing House Square Weather Bureau. 47 Coirespondlnp date Correipondlng date for liibt twenty jearg 57 Complete Weather Pago tin- --ui-- COSH of (lie vita) issues iiuoh.d m tli.-3 campaign, would Uo met liy an (..ju.illy un- seltish di voiion lo u cuminon Inter.-i on the part of tin- Democratic Party, .uu] Hut all the friends of silver could present .1 toll.I front Ihe minions, of lj> portlujj ono llckt-t, tiuly tu-ui.Ji-atne ticket. and Hut. tin-, being disappointed, time wtie lJUt couiie-j left, o.'ie cl which bo Two Alloiiiulicn. The first of these was lo run a straight Bryan and Wution ticket in mc-ry State, which on account ut tin- i uliire of the Democratic Parly lo suppoi t thN tick- et would have effected tho same letult In tills campultiii that would h lulIov-U the nomination of a straight Populist ticket at St. Louis; namely, the- election of Mc- Kinley and thL' of the gold stand- ard. Tho othiT It.ft open to your com- mittee that, was consistent with the attion of tht? contention In nominating Mr Uryan uas to do everything In its to unite (he voters uf the country ayauibt McKinley and to the obM.trlis and einbar- rahsnu ins uhlch. if in. Deinuc-iatlc Party had put the cause lirht pai s-tcond. we not have eiicountei. d This could be accomplished only by ar- ranging for a division ul the lihctoral vole In every State pottiblf. M cut my so many Electors for Bryan and W.u-on, and con- ceding so many lo Urjan and At the opening of the camiuisn lhi3 seemed tho wisest course for commit- tee, and U Is clearer to-day than ihat It was tlie only and course, if our votes to be caM and made for the relief of an ojjprc-j.'-eJ and outraged people. Following this line of polici, committee has arranged In throe-fourths of the' States, and will uo all In Us power to hiake the same arrange- ments In all of the Stales. 1'roplf'H 1'urty lluncx. By perfecting thlb ai laiiKc-nunt, end every tiucere opponent of ihe bland- ard Klffni; loyal buppof. to tli.--.- juiut Electoral ticket---, tlie Peojilr's Party not only secure In the Elecloiat College for Brjan and AVatson tunes aa many voles as we could possibly secured by making a straight ticket, but we will i-pcure the defeat of McKinley and the gold standard, winch thouM now be the greatest of every citizen who believes In tlie principles of true Democ- racy. this arrangement we can unite a large majority of voters on our Joint Electoral tickets. The only hope of the monpy power and trusts is to divide and conquer The lie- publican managers and their Democratic allk-H realize this, and arc- putting forth effort to accomplish end. Democrats for Uevc-nue Only. Some of the Democrartrs uf the revenue stripe who are not jet u caned from ihe flcshpots of Kgjpt but ore sticUI-n? for lefjuhmty and arc nominally supporters of Mr. Utyan. while secre'tly In under- handed way trying to accomplish Ins defeat, are advlMjifr against tln> joint Electoral tickets, and. falling In this, they Dcinocrats to scratch the People's Party Electorrs-. and already a few 1 Popu- llbl leaders arc advi-mfi- the rank and Hie of our party (o strike back bv refusing to suppoi t the Democratic Electors on the Joint Electoral tickets. This Is a trap set by ihe who are rejoirlnR a few honest men II.IAO fallen Into It. Thf-i> reports to-day aie. the only ones that buoy up (he .s of the Republican managers, the Dc'iio- crats and the Populists who are en- leagued arc doing just what the gold mejn desire. Appeal to Every Populist. Therefore, we appeal lo Po; who may have been mlalcd bv L-nch mistak- en or false pleas of pretended loyally to the; People's Party Into refusing to support such Joint Electoral tickets, jo stop ar.J consider the results of such conduct ar.d refuse lo bo Influenced eltlur misguided or corrupt men. The revulsion of the AIIKHC.III peopie against thete boodle men the last ten days has so united them that Is asbuied. .MA1UON HL'TLEK. Chairman. J. H. SOVEREIGN. II. HEED. GEORGE F. JOHN uriEIDENTHAL. M. C. HAN KIN. C. F. T AY LOU. J A EDGEKTON, Secretary. Although no names arc mentioned, it Is generally understood that the "hole siate- rnent is aimed it W.usun. There is nothing said about Watson's '-ut tiic slatement Is regarded r.s a e-onimit'.ec sub tlltute for a request for to (ji.t out of the way. A Dnnk Prenlilc-nl JUNEAU. Oct. T. President of the rUizi-ris' U.uik of Juneau, Is missing. The afr.uis of the bank arc said to be in cxcv -it co.icltlo'i. :in I Hambnsch's accounts at the In: tltunon ar-1 all straight. His personal ai c to bo considerably tangled. and attachments have been In favor of borne of the creditors. Rumbusch ib admin- istrator ot a numbci of estates. hcEi.Ica guardian for number of minor chil- dren. Tlicre Is no clue to his NEWSPAPER! SlEWSPAPFld