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Weekly TelegAaph and Messenger. MAC//W, FRIDAY. OCTOBER 17, 1W4. ESTABLISH® 1826 ST. JOHN’S ANSWER Prohibition a National Issue Whloh the Old Parties Ignore—A Sharp Dig at Blaine's Dodging the Ques tion In Maine, Etc. [TELEGRAPHED TO TUB ASSOCIATED PRESS ] New Youk. October 12.—The following letter has been addressed by Mr. 8t John, the Prohibition candidate for President, to Hon. Theodore D.Woolsey, of New Haven Hod. Thomas Talbot, of North Bellows, Mass.; Hon. John B. Farwell, of Chicsgi ^Hon. Noah Davis, of New York; Grant Goodrich, of Chicago; Rev. D. M. HatQelJ, of Chicago; Creighton Lunt and William Derring, of Evanston, 111.; John Evans, of Denver, Colorado; Ira Buckman end John L Mitchell, of Brooklyn: iiLADELPHiA, October 11.—Gentlemen : In t i New dra^ronMh^anYas^^^rcsldtntia^oml inee, together with an ela»»orate statement of the reasons why, In your judgment, 1 should take this course. Permit me to reply that I have given the riatement and request the carvfm and candid consideration,as,com ing from men of your high charactci j—° - merit and that I can neither agre» w* HV one or com; ly with the other. In luttico to myself and courtesy to you, I must refer spociilcally to som* of the leading ressous which you argue. Bear with me while Ido this in i feat possible way: 1. You doirta the cues Ion of prohibition ■Uteri to the people separate from other Is- hundreds of thousands of other . and our very modest wish was thero denied. B. liovlng prohibition a national Issue to blow out a national curse, wo could not ask aud the Ucpoblican rarty could not with fairness grant any loss. Refusing that, the party can* not have the Slightest possible claim upon my vote. & The policy of nutlo"al prohibition 1ms already been clearly defin'd and approved by the “great body of the friends of t'n cause la the United t'tates”—more clearly do fined and more generally approved by these than w s the oaticual po Icy con ernlug slav ery, when that had commonrecogultl u as u nwonal • issue and arrayed the parties !u open contest. This national issue may be s mined up In toe phra-o national Rover- e gat. over.the liquor traffic—to suppress it Instead of to legalise, prfttcet aud perpetu- 3 Out of Hie widespread approval which this policy had attained, and beoausn of It, came the HtUbur.r c< uvention, with its more than COO delegates, representing thirty one Bta ts. and, as t believe, more repr.-s. ntli tivo of the great body of Prohibitionists brought before the country than any other bod> assembled It was a conve tion regular 1 v called. An unusual interim was given for temperance people to consider it and pian for it. Its delegates, as I have said, were citizens representative character, many of whom hud recently been active workers in thizers with one or the other of the ties. 1 hey went there upon a plain call to nominate n presidential ticket, and for no other purpose, and your fuwertlon that a large part of that convention opposed plac ing a ticket iu the field has never beforo hoi u made to my' knowledge, is not jus tified by the reports of the pro ceedings print, d In the leading journal at the time, and is emphatically cro. tradlctcd by reliable witnesses, delegates and specta tors, who sot nthecon onllousndare familiar with all that was th re done aud said. Oa yvoY third point, therefore, you surely have wen misinior eo as to facts. 4.1 see nothing more confusing In the Prohi bition mo ement haul any other, unless yon mean that It is confusing fhc politicians. Had prohibition alone been refer cd to lu the platfo m, you might hay* objected to lt*s“a one l i» a’’ party. WouufnUuflrago it relegates to the State?, and conAAuing the policy of both th- old putties w it* cgtird to The Chl- nek.\ it Iwt speak* in the old Kopublinnn spir it, tie' ltepublU-an doctrine,which that par >. in i- Agreed to catch the vote of the Pa cific States, now repu* iates. As to imputa tions upon the Republican candidates, 1 find only such as appeal to facts, and that appeal yon ----- —»* -*-■------ J _ sappeL. make as well. They should serve Prohibition plntfonn wero as carefully < slUcrcu aud or autUoritafively adopted as i that have thus far beeq presented to the Aw ican people, sud I am satisfied that they em body m a high degree and fur more compre hensively tho w ell-being and prosperity of our country than do those which have recog nition iu both the Democratic and Republican platforms. c “it Is true,” you say, “that tho Republican party declined to make prohibition an issue In its platform.” The party was not asked to make prohibition an issue of principle. It was not requested to declare. It was merely a** * to favor submitting the question to tno y.__ pie. if for it to have done this would, as you assert, * “havo been ywycal suicide,” then I seo no hope l‘'possibility of tho Republican party over granting ev n in slight u concession to the t«-in pc ranee people, and I am amaxed that you should nrgo my longer fealty to that party. 7 and 8. If that party which you call ' the party of fair play” aud of “majority rule” can not now nationally declare in favor of both without political suicide, what hope have \y that in any State it will long favor either, o. that us a national body It will ever support the national policy for which I stand and In behalf ot which the national Prohibition party is de clared. Uncompromising hostility to that po litical par y cannot surely delay its progress us can covert en ity cncloakcd in friendly dis guise. l', 10 and 11. You aro not Republicans, I may presume, simply because you expect to oleet your ticket we cannot forego being Prohibi tionists because we have no sure promise of ut once ••lcctlng ours, and while it may be unrea sonable, si ou Insist, tochsngc from bad to worse, simply for change, it is always host to fav.-r tho right and to stand by principles, re gardless of what change m .y be brought about as tho result. I havo loved my country well enough to carry a musket in its defense, and to ri>k my life In Its service. I hold its obliga tions to every brave defender, and to those now representing such, as * sacred. Tno national credit and resources of tho nation 1 would uot .... ____ pointed, and all that wa? gained for God and humanity by years of war I would see pi irved through years of peace, but 17o,t . galizen dram-nbops imperil our national Jit and impair ».ur national resources to cut more alarming than any other dang.. hi<T» now threat, ns us. A protective tariff n th« liquor trane lo«es to labor $10 for every • Vnr which labor gains by a protective tariff inports. Tho education nnd elevation of _ entire people, white and black, are more pendent upou tho prohibition of sn than upon tho perpetuity / party In power, and pairiot and humblo defender of my untry in its former need, I cannot * arty attachments hold mo silent deadly cnomy than rebellion bids us Ut and *ork hl« will. < and 14 As to parties and candidates, ;» w rong,” as you affirm, “to elect a party —r that ignores its principles and evades llcy it' ’ ' ■ - vrong! . ny, sii j principles it tgn< . -. .npcranco policy It evades it. It seems, Rdt-ed, that the party a chief aim is how It is ft hold tlmt liquor and anti-tcmperancc lenient which proposes utterly to Jhrbid any poaitfvo temperance prin ciples and enopurago on y a practical lioy. Iirtho very same isRuoof the which contaiiui your appeal to Rc- Problblttonists and your request to d tho letter of a Republican brew er, •lling why “brewers should support Blalno” a potori a?a>n^ sn attempt to use their as- >.-iHti.'®» for Cleveland, and In which occurs js fraifk avowal: itiouat or^nizAtlon Is twenty-four “wring all these years the Repub- . s havo boon in power In national afialrs, id I submit to every candid brewer, bo he t or Republican, If the brewing inter- ur country have not grown to ttn- roportiotis—Uyour rluhtsaml inter- i uot been protected, fostered and cn- |u raged by our government, whoso polity Is protect and encourage home Industries, vl which should not bo held responsible for ,C opinions and &oU of a few men who claim cirbership In the party M proof of that “Republican Brewer” inherit)- for the statement of what li Republican parly’s policy is. Let mo rc- id you that th« said party has declared for "l.irgc.'i .'IvenHty of Industri a,” which arly ' < the manufacture and sale of ixi. a'.ii liquors and that Mr. ltlalno has cntlv cuutu Aid as a third doctrine Iu tho nbllcan i art\ a creed the encouragement .very form of Am. ri an Industry, which _*lnrat on, togi tli.-r w ith his revenue Icttei the Ilhiladelphiu Press, pr»;- - tomak< d tax(|h spirituous mid mal; , - a. p- r tneutArcsonn e t<* all Ui“ J . .ly ju>ti s tho ex peel--tion of furihi.- '• i:m lr.igo lent” and pr«4 ctlon which ’ ’ fewer prpclalms to his frloi In New York Wutc, 1 «m oomMllwl wblch a „ aU iri) ^,01 «B Democr»tlc m»- ' purposes ai^MUMunemWnbfp’iw Jorily lor the State tlcket-a Uepublican Cleveland you liouse,” speak of Mr. Cleveland’s s blunder while dodging tho tariff ques tion,” common ZairacM should forbid your excusing Mr. Blslno for bis equally gross neglect of outy In dodging a rote on the pro- hibltlon amendment in his own State, for the slightest analysis of tho situation would show yon that It was only to the submission of such an amendment that his party s na tional convention had laid any au- thorliy upon him, while! the long time pol icy of the party iu his State, submission be ing granted, should have commanded him to vote on the principle. If prohibition were not, as Mr. Blaine says, a national issue, he surely was not Justified, bccauso of any ac tion or failure to act ou the part of his na tional convention,In do.glng ft when present ed as a mate U*u < only. . . . Until three days ago I had never heard of the New York State Temperance Asse mbly, from which your request purports to emauaU*, and as I observe that only three of your uuiu- reside campaign purposes and its membership •moll that those who control It were forced to go outside tho State for co-operation. In coucluslon, gentlemen, peimtt me to say that so long as the government Is an open partner In the liquor business to the extent of ‘JO cents for every gallou of whisky made and sold—so long as men may and do illicitly sell liquor In violatlouof State lawundertheunUed States tax receipt, which makes the government partlceps crimfnls In such elllct sales, so loDg ss in the District of Columbia and in the Ter ritories Congress may and does permit that which It should forbid. Just so long this Issue of the liquar traffic will remain a national Is sue, and just so long the Prohibition party will be a national necessity. In vlewol the fact that said party presents tho only Presidential nommeo standing on atcmpeiance plauorm, would it not be more consistent for steadfast tempetance men at once to demand the Imme diate withdrawal of your own candidate, and thus avoid all possible calamities to which you refer, including as you term it, “a thing of • - . .. .. .y tjr u to puf 10 White rcit assured! ■■■ _. far as I am concerned I shall neither withdraw from the canvass nor assume a neu tral poMtlou, but, with God’s help, I shall con tinue the warfare on the liquor traffic as long as I live and the flag of our coun nr waves its protecting folds over a legalized dram ►hop. 1 therefore appeal to all love s of God aud country and homo to burst asunder the party shackles that havo bouud them, aud, ris- tug abo vc mere partisan considerations, cast their ballots for principle, leavlug to God the result. . [Signed] John P. St. John. MEETINC OF THE RATE COMMITTEE Of tho Southern Railtvny and Steamship Association. [special telegram.] I Atlanta, October 14.—The rate committee of I the Southern Railway and Steamship Assocla-I tion is in acsslou to-day. The following mem-1 borswere present- Virgil Powers, chairmanjl of *he general committee of the Southern! Rail wav and Steamship Association; Chas. An Slnda'l. secretary of the Southern Railway and! Steamship Association; W. II Stanford, secre tary ami general freight agent Old Dominion Stcan ship Company; J. R. Ogden, general| freight ageut East Tennessee. Virginia and I Georgia railroad; G. A. Wb tehcod, general freight ngout Central railroad; II. Callwan, general freight agent Cincinnati, New Orleans and Texas Pacific railway ; J. M. Culp, general -freight ageut Louisville and Nashville railroad;! I Sol llaa?, traffic manager of tho Associated Lines of Virginia and the Carolluus; J. MJ Brown, general freight agent Western and Atlantic railroad; E. R. Dorsey, general freight ageut Georgia railroad; James F. Taylor, gen eral freight agent Savannah, Florida and I Western railw» y; S. B. Piekcus, general freight ugenl South Carolina railroad. The following aro also present: Thomas II. Carter and J. M. Screven, arbitrators Southern Railway and staamshlp Association; Theo. Welch, general freight agent Louisville and Nashville rail road; D. Cardwell, assistant general freight agent Charlotte,‘'Columbia aud Augusta rail road; I. L. McClesky. assistant general freight agent Richmond and Dauville railroad; M. 8. Freeman, examiner of records; T. E. Walker, auditor Southern Railway and Steamship] A. V. LaFayctte, secretary of the Chamber of I Commerce of Louisville, appeared before the committee in tho matter of the discrimination against Liulsvllle in favor of other Western| Cities. The committee considered the questionofl pooling tho business from New York, l ennsyl- vania and all Northeastern States. 11 was the sense of the committee (hat such business should be pooled, but no dcfiulto action was taken. A delegation representing the fruit-growers I of Southwestern Georgia: Judge It. A. Peeples I of Lowndes, II. II. Sanford of Thomas, 1> W. Rountrco of Brooks and J. F. Scaifeof Mitch ell, came beforo the committee to urge a reduc tion of tho melon rates. Messrs Peeples and Rountree presented the views of the delega tion, urging a reduction of tho rato as necessary to the life of the melon business, and asking that 1,000 uulons ho a car-load, regardless of weight. They a , -ked that the railroads take duplicate receipts from the consignee and forward ouc to the consignor. Tho matter will be sid mitted to a special eommittcc for action I I within thirty duys. % The arbitration committee lu session to night disposed of the question of business with Columbia, S. C. The rate eommittcc meet to-morrow morn ing. At noon the association holds Uk annual convention for the election of officers. Peter Toliver, an Inhuman negro, was bo-1 foro tho recorder to-day for starving and beat-] ing a child. The child was found to bo in ■ nearly dying condition and sent to the hospri tal. The recorder lined Peter twouty-flve dol[ lurs aud bound him over to the City Court fori assault nnd battery. Jt will go hard with! Peter. \ Counterfeiter Arrested, Attempted Mur* ' der, t tc. [hpkcial telegram.] I Atlanta, October 13.—Perry McClung, a [Gwinnett county youth, twcnty-ouc years old ^■arrested this evening for passing counter licit silver do lurs and jailed lie Was searched and six counterfeit dollars, vc y buuglingly made, wero found. lie protested his inno cence, claiming that an uuknown man gave them to him, ten fora ten dollar bill. He had spent fouA It it considered a plain case. ■Joseph Jones, a white m<u, doing business on Decatur street, reported to the station house to-night that ho had been robbed of sixty dol lars by four young men, whom ho described. | Two have been arrested—J. M. Barrett, of Wal ton county, and J. D. Day, of Washington I county. They claim innocence. No money was found on them. Tho police aro after the othertwo. William Wilkins, colored, went home to night and found a negro named Gibson at his houso In tho difficulty following Gibson J Blabbed Wilkins in the neck, breaking off the n fe. Gibson left and has not been captured yet. Wilkins was carried to the sUtlon house seriously wounded. TUESDAY’S ELUTIONS. liAve not a word to say. 1 prefer to leave [down, HEAVY LOSS. Failure of a Prominent Houso In Barnes* • vllle, ■ [special TELEGRAM.] Baenesville, October 15.—f. B. Lyon, a Urge dealer in general merchandise, has failed to meet his drafts and his doors were closed this evening. Ills assets no doubt ex ceed his liabilities, and he will bo found sol vent If his property Is not sacrificed. Mr. Lyon's failure will bo ono of the heaviest losses that Barncsvllle aud the surrounding country have sustained ih tome time. He is conceded to bo the most energetic and enter prising merchant hero and a leading factor In all mover* mis tending to the public good and ©specially the good cf Barncsvllle. He has turned over all his property, stock, goods, etc., his creditors. He started In business here several years ago and »,radually worked up to ba one of our largest merchants. Ho bears bis misfortune very bravely, but the general Wilh reg^rd j impression I» drat be will again soon enter busiuess, as a man of his yim cannot be kept Exaot Figures Not Yet Obtainable—The Republicans Concede Democratic 8ucc«es In Woat Virginia— Cincinnati Riots, Etc. [telegraphed to the associated tress.] Daytoh, . October 15.—John F. Sinks, Republican, is elected to Congress from thU (the Fourth) district by 150 majority. Montgomery county, the returns from gain of 170. The Republicans elected their sheriff, Mr. Weir. The Republican circuit Judges in the Second district are elected by 3,500 majority. The fitixens are wild in their demonstrations and bonfires are lighted and the roar of cannon and music disturb peaseful slumbers, Cixciehati, Octobar 15.—Both Demo cratic And Republican papers this morting agree that yesterday's election in Clncirn natl was the bloodiest ever held here. The Democratic papers assert that a thousand deputy marshals were employed, mainly in intimidating honest voters, while the Republican press construe the.conduct of the police force nnd deputy sheriffs in a similar manner, comparing it to Missis* afppi politics. The Republicans claim a majority of 20,000 in the State ami the Democrats concede 10.000. The following Congressmen are elected: Republican- First district, Benjamin Butterworth'; Sec ond district, Geu. Charles E. Brown; Fourth district, John F.Siuks; E ghth dis trict, John Little; Ninth district, W. C. Coopei; Twelfth district, Alphougo Hart; Fourteenth district, <\ H. Gro3venor; Sev enteenth district, J. D./Taylor; Nineteenth district, Ezra B. Tayror; Twentieth dis trict, Win. McKinley. Democratic—Fifth district, Ben Lefevre; t* Uth district, W. D. Hill; Seventh district, George E. Seney; Eleventh district, E. F. Ellsberry; Thir teenth district. Joseph Oathwaite; Fif teenth district, Beriah Wilkins; Sixteenth diatrict, George W. Geddes; Twenty-first district, W. A. Koran. Doubtful—Third district, close: J'enth district, chances iu favor of l^omeis. Cincinnati, October 15.—Returns in Hamilton county, from 06 out of 10S pr« cincts, give the following Republican uia jorities on the State ticket: Secretary of state, James W.rRobinson, 2,?G2; judge Supreme C^urL William Ji,hasten. 2 435; member of th* board «>f public woiks, Lee Flickimrer. 3.030. Congressional ticket— First district, Benjamin Butterworth, 1,500; Second district, Charles E. Brown. 2 ('78. County ticket—sheriff, 8amuel Bersfard. 4 504; probate judge. It P. Goe bel. 2 282; county solictor, ltufut B. Smith, 3,404; coroner. A, ri. Garrick, 3,051; com missioner, John Zuutstein, 3 943; member of the board of control, Morris Bauer. •1,205. The remaining twelVe precincts will not materially alter these majorities, which are all Republican. Bedford, ;or sheriff, ran ahead of, bis ticket, as did all the county officers comnaredwith the can didates on the State ticket. Three Repub lican candidates oil the judicial ticket, Pe ter Saving. J. W. Smith and Joseph Cox, were also elected. Cleveland, O , October 15.—Fuli election returns show that llobmson, the Republi can candidate for^secretary of state, re Vinton 188, Wayne 429. Wiilutu ce'.ved in this county^ 22,884 ^votes^and 97, Wyandotte 752—total 40,058. Add- Newman, the Democratic candidate, 20 CIO —Robinson over Newnau 2,238. Johnson (Republican), for Supreme Court judge, 22,010; Martin (Democrat) 20.729—John son over Martin 2,217. For member of the hoard of public works, Flickinger (Repub lican) 23,240; Benfer (Democrat) 20 444 —FJickinger over Benfer 2 8t2. Martin A. Foran (Democrat), ior Congressman from the Twenty-first district, a part of this county, received 19,215 and C. C. Burnc* (lteDublican) 17.914—Foran over Burnet 1,301. The wards and townships of the Nineteenth district give E. B. Taylor (Re publican) 4,416 and Horace Alvord(Demoi crat) 2,113. The Republicans elect their entire county ticket. Cleveland. October 15.—The Prohibi tionists cast 39S votes for E. J. Morris for secretary of state, 378 f r Rost trough for Supreme Court, judge, 397 for Kinderdell for member of the board of public works. The average Prohibition vote was less than 400. Columbus, October 15.—The interest in the election has not yet abated. The streets were crowded all night and are still in that condition. Business men a-e discussing tho. result in the most animated manner. Nothing has been received to change the ct-tiuiates made last night. Complete returns have been received from twenty counties. The report- were never- so prompt before. This indicates that there wero hi scratched tickets. A great deal of mystery surrounds the Prohibition vote, and upon Uti-jnml the withholding of the rep >rts from a few counties the Democrats base a hope of (rutting down the Republican majority below 15,000. The contest for Congress man in the Third district is very close, but as Morev, the Republican candidate, runs ahead of his ticket 132 votes in Clermont county, which makes a change of over 600 votes in favor of the Republicans, hi* friends clAim his election. The indications are that Johnson, the Republican candi date for Supreme Court judge, has n ma jority of 3,000 in Hamilton county, and that he has run ahead of the other candi dates, notwithstanding the opposition of the li nuor interest. If this is confirmed, it will show that temperance Democrats i-cratched their own candidate nnd voted for Johnson. Cincinnati October 15.—Total unofficial returns from Hamilton county show the following puralitics on State and Congres sional ticket: Robb son (Republican) for "ecretary of state, 2,258; Johnson (Republicsn), for judge of the Supreme Court, 2 557: F.ickinger (Republican), for board ot public works. 3,147; Butterworth (Republican), First district for Congress, 1524; Brown (Rcpub'ican), Second dis trict for Congress, 2.087. Tho Greenback State ticket averaged 97. Tho Pro hibition vote averaged 84. The total vote in the county was 72 075. Columbus, October 15.—The results in the Congret-atonal obtricts are probably as follows: The Democrats elect Campbell in the Third, Lefevre in the Fifth, Hill in the Sixth, Seney in the Seventh, Outhwaite in the Thirteenth, Wilkiu* In the Fif teenth and Foran In the Twenty-first. The Republicans elect Butterworth m the First, Brown in the Second, Sinks lu the Fourth, Little in the Eighth, Cooper in the Ninth, Sowera in theTeu'h. Holt In the Eleventh Thompson In theTwelftb.Grosvan Gr | n th ; Fourteenth. Hedges in the Sixteenth, J. D Tfljlor in the Seventeenth, J. K. Taylor In the Eighteenth. E. B. Taylor In the Nine teenth and William McKinley in the Twentieth. Mor y, Cooper and Grosvenor run ahead of their ticket. The majority of the latter is claimed to be fully 5,000. Later returns may change the results in three of the districts set down to the Re publicans. Cincinnati, October 15.—Returns re ceived from ell parts of the State are nni-. form m showing a Urgely Increased vote In many pUces the increMt U marked. Another fe.ture iboWn!. Ih.t th. people wero more than ordinarily arrayed In the two great parties. Both (he Greenback and Prohibition rote was compar»U»ely Insignificant. Tho vote wMasctlailnctly broken, marked .4 It a Presidential ticket bad VOLUME LVIII-JsrO. 40. itrnry to Mlv up with P d here in Hamilton county -ater than that for Robinson it is eviJent, will give 2 300 . aj ticy and Scioto county about 700, with Judge Johnson leading the rest of the ticket. Athens coanty gives (irortVt-uor R-i»uU:< nn. forGODErwiS, 1,690 major.ty. Bellair shows a slight Deru- o:ratic gain. Galien, Kent, Coshocton. Lancaster. MAiihti• l« 1 ntul DeiliOrest uUn show btuall Democratic gains. The Re publicans her* arc jubilant. Crowds are upon the street and upon tho least provo- cation shoot and king. A wagou appeared with a hand organ and ft** and was fo). lowed by a c« owd of tboUtlng people. The appearance cf Ben Butterworth, Congreu- man elect from tbo First district near the unst-officc attracted a large crowd. He was lifted up mid carried eoiue distance by bis enthusiastic supporters. He wu« followed by the cheering throng until he left the street. J CASUALTIES AT CINCINNATI. Cincinnati, O., October 15.—The follow ing is a list of the persons injured in last night’s various disturbance*: Joe Lowry, shot in spine: Budget Hughes, struck in the breast with a *L«to (dangerous); John Murphy, shot in the stomach (fiesh wound); Andrew Bennett (colored), shot in the side (uot dangerous); John Dalton, shot in the leg (not dangerous); Sam Tsv* lor (oolored), shot in the side (seriom); Mike Gorman (poU^man).^Sbot in the hack (dangerous); Henry riberlock (po liceman). shot iu the back (dan gerous); Henry Drown (colored), shot In the abdomen . (fatal). The last three were wounded in the affray at the corner of 8lxth and Fr.*craau streets late last night. Between* fifty and one hundred persons took part la MHflghii wnich grew out of an attempt me lo by Gorman to arrest a negro. Gorman a uI shot in the back by some unxgran fffirton, and a general futriUde followed, one hundred shots being fired. TThf riot alarm wis sounded, aud the disturbance was quelled after two policemen nnd'Brown had been shot. Besides these injured Albert Rus sell, colored, was killed. Coshocton, October ' 15—Coshocton countv complete, twenty-two precincts (unofficial) gives Robin non a net gain of .0, reducing last years Democratic ma jority to 710. Johnson and Filchluger run ahead of Robinson. V ' !, Cincinnati, Ocb ber -15:—Tlj'ffiria! re- port» fiotu tlie Third districteWct Camp bell (Democrat) to CoogrosS oi-r Morrill (Republican) by a majority of 4D. Columbus, October 15—Unoifici'd Re publican returns been received from all counties of Ohio except tee five fot ow ing: Carroll, Geaug^* LoAriue.i Medina aud Trumbull. Tlioso counjles ih-lSSfi nil gave K<.-p:blic*n majorities ntr^regaruig 7.072. The following; counti«| show unofficial Republican msjoriftes on the State ticket: Ashtabula 1,342, Atb ens 1.000. Belmont 27. Champaign 114 Clark 2 000, Clermout 73 Clip'dil 1,472, Columbiana 2.218. Cuyahoga 3,50*1, Dela ware 420 Fayette 1.058, Fulton r3(i G -Ilia 1.20Q, Grecue V.200, Gumsey 780, Hamilton 2 258 8trdin 394, Harrison 015 HDhlaud 77, Huron 117, Jackson-073,- Jefferson 1372, Lake 1,002, Lawrence 1.192, Logan 1.178, Lucas 319. • Mad- 60VERNJH CLEVELAND. THE INCIDENTS OF HIS VISIT TO NEW YORK ClfV. ble 2 Summit Warren D __ C00-total 45,119. The raffm||S9tmn* I ties give I'euiocratia majorities3|i8iraa.' jj “i23S. Ashland Atiglafc 2,000. 77. Alii . H , Brown 1100. Butler 7.&60. Co«hodnn 710. Cranford2,213. Darke 1,222, Defiance !. 100, Erie 904. Fairfield 1837. Franklin !•->. i.. cock auorHeory 1375, Warren 742, Mercer 2.240, Monroe 2,400 Montgomery 595, Muttkinghum 25, Ottawa, ],190 Paulding 01, Perry 125 Pickaway 1.050 Pike 579, Putnam 1,822, IticHs* 1,270. Row 147. Sandusky 407, rieneca 1.215, helby 1,224. Stark 250, Tuscarawas 1:4v00, Created by Enthusiastic Crowds Route and on His Arrlval—Hia Vis itors at the Fifth Avenue Hot* I Numerous, Etc. {TKLEoEAfHEP TO TH* ASSOCIATED riESS.] New Yohe, October lfi.— Oover nor Clave- land left Albany on the 6:30 train this morning, accompanied by Colonel Daniel Lament, his private secretary, and Mayor Bank*, nf Albany. It wa*» the express wish of the Oovfraor that no demonstra tion should be made in bis honor along the route. At Foughkeypsie. however, the crowd was so large and enthusiastic that he was Induced to show himeeif to the semblage, and for fire minutes be shook band-: with ail tho*e vrhocould reach him. At this point Senator and Mrs. Newbold boarded th* train and the Governor chat ted pleasantly with Mr. Newbold un‘i* Garrison’s was reached. Here Hamilton Fish got on board the train and entered the car occupied by ihe Governor. They greeted each other cordially and conversed together until the arrival of their train at the Grand Central depot at abont 10:30. A committee composed of Senator Bar- nuni. Chairman of tne Democratic nation al committee. Abratu 8. Hewitt, Senator Gorman, of Mur-land, Ex-Mayor Grace, Senator G wynne. P. W. James, C. V Campbell, li. B. Lighter, J. B. Coleman, Eugene Kelly and Messrs. Green and Van- derpo). met the Governor at the depot, and after the exchange of gieetings. escorted hiui to a cairia:e, which he entered in company with Senator Bsrnum and Col. Lament. The other members of the com mittee also entered carriages and followed that of the Governor. Large crowds had a'-s^tubJed outside and when the Governor made his appearance cheers were given which were continued until the earring,-s departed. Large ntimbers of men rmlted toward the Governor and held out their hands, which he .smilingly grasped. Sev eral times after the carriage h<t«l started the driver was ordered to atop his horse*, so that the Governor could satisfy the de sires of those who desired to shake his hand. The parly arrived the Fifth Avenue Hotel at 10:45, aud the carriages were driven to the Twenty- 1 ‘bird street entrance, where Gov. Cleveland alighted and immediately proceeded to his rojuii on the third floor. Quite a crowd wa* gathe’ed outside the hotel and gave hearty cheers oti th* arrival of the Demo cratic candidate. The rooms of the Gov ernor were hnmediately besieged by poli ticians and reporters, who were anxious to S et a wore from him or his secretary, but Ir. Cleveland remained in his private ro >m to which only a select few could gain acc-sa* Gov. Cleveland appeared to be in good bealih aud was not at all fatigued by the journey. New Yoke. October 15.—Gov. Cleveland . Continued to receive visitors up to 5 1.700, Uniou 4.187, VanWeK 2<J0, o'clock. Juliet Clayton, a little miss front 1,745. Washington 205. Wood Florida, said w) en nresented she wan glad i *> •«« ”” •**—— to meet the next President, au • cx-Muyur ording to the above tho msj'-rity of 1883 ir, the five counties not heard front gives a net Republican plurality of 10 079. majority of 1883 so the plurality will reach Those comities will probably increa e the aboutl2,000. Republican Congress to en have been elected in the First, Second, Seventh. Ninth, Twelfth, Fourteenth, Eighteenth. Nineteenth and Twentieth districts— 4 otal 10. Democratic Congressmen havobven eleoted in the Third, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh, Thirteenth, Fifteenth, Sixteenth, Seventeenth and Twenty-firs:—total 10 The Eleventh district is still iu doubt. Waat Virginia. Columbus. O., October 15.—A Wheeling, West Virg nia, dispatch says the Repub lican State committee concede the ele> tion of theentira Detu'jcrati; State ticket by from 3 000 to 5.000 majority. Wheeling, W. Va., October 15 —The ofliciul /oto in Berkley, county gives Flick, for Supreme judge, 324 majority and Brown 11 majority. Muxwe'l cirtiea the county by 65 majority. The Democrats vull have the sheriff, state attorney, one mem ber of the House of Deb-gut s and one as- *es.«or. The Rcpublicann cle-ctfdonu mem ber of the House of Deleg ite?, o:ie noci- sor, the clerk of the court und surveyor. i4 Olck” Harrington Dying. Pmi.vDELHIu. October 13.—A special dispatch front Wilmington, Del., says: ‘Advices front Dover this morning state that tbo tfondHonof IPchard Harrington, K q., tint well-ktiov.it politician, is Very critical, be having been stricken with nor alyei.v yesterday. if<» is said to be dying He was cltnirniHin of the Republican State committee two years ngo, ot.-i his last net- ivc participation in politics was at the State convent on last April. Then tin- whole roimntion al nost was against him on account of his action in the xelectfnn of the United 8tales judge to tueceed Judge Blatchford, dccyascti. IIo then showed signs of rapidly falling h*a'th. but exhib ited his old-time vim und rhetoric in * x- citing speeches hud running debate. Ha Iras been disdpating very much Mn<e and vas out of politics." A Child Shot. Lancaster Penn., October 13.—Law- reive L. Cotthy, of Phitadelpbia/ ag»*d eighteen, this evening shot Mamie Ben son, aged fourteen, of this city, and then f-hot himse f fatally The shot fired nt the girl made a painful but not a fatal wound. Cauley some months ago was employed at the Laucaster Watch Factory, where tho girl was employed. He fell in love. He left.Lancaster eatly in June and went to Philadelphia. Ho per sisted in sending the girl protestations of affection; also letters threatening to kill her ihonld she decline to re ceive his attentions. He returned to Lan caster ten days ago, and meeting the girl on the street this evening, shot her and then himself. _ A Terrible Aooldent. Baltimore, October 15.—A special to the Baltimore Day from Elkton, Md., says: The Washington and New York express on tbo PhPa&dobia. Wilmington and Bal timore railroad this morning struck a market wagon containing three persons, killing all three and both bones. Tho team was driven by William Andrew Pricer, and two children, aged seven and six, had g t in the wagon for a ride nnly a few hundred yards from where they were kilted. The mothers ot the children had followed on foot and witnessed the death of thsir little ones. Fatal Aooldent. New Yobk, September 15,-~The shed at No. 5 Broadway, used as a carpenter shop by the Elevated Railroad Company, fell to-day. Cornelius Donothu, 76 years of age, was crushed beneath it and Instantly killed. John Daly’s skull was fractured and ho will probably die, and John Rum- bard and John Dowling had each a leg Gritce’H son, a lad nine years did, saluted the Governor with: “How do you do, Mi*. President? * Many local politicians ''••filed. Colonel Kingman Page, who was FoauJiKn P < raa** pilv«b» secretary, intro duced his wife and daughter. A united delegation from the Produce, Stock. Cot ton, C- ff e, Petroleum. Mining, Gwera, and Dry Goods Kxchunges. invited Gov. Cleveland, through their chairman, John P. Townsend, of the Pro duce Exchange. to be prrsent at a buone?H men’6 meeting in the eve td'ig. The Governor accepted th« invi tation. Thomas Harlatid presented ti e Governor with a silver watch made by his (liarland'K) nrandfather ir. Norwich. Conn., in 1.90, when Mr. Cleveland's grandfather was an apprentic* in the shop, whicli was afte.warri iepain-<l by the Governor’s grandfather when he bud superseded Harlatid as proprietor. Th*- repair marks acre visible im thcca.«eof the watch. Gov. Cleveland was much phased with the gift, thanked Mr. Har- land cordially, and asked him to write out a sketch of the history of the timepiece. THE MEETING OF THE BUSINESS MEN. Intansa Enthusiasm Displayed—A &pench by Cleveland m d a Letter from Tildan. iTELEORAPUBD TO TU* AK80CIATKD TRESS.] New York, October 15 —The business men’s meeting at the Academy of Music was a complete success. Tho building was jammed within ten minutes from the time of opening the doit!*. Tbotisati s upon thousands of people gathered in the vicin- it • of the building to get a glimpse of Governor Cleveland, who was expected. The usual pyrotechnic display, on a mag nificent sen'e, was h-ld in adjacent streets and the aiuli’orium was tastefully deco rated with flowers and bunting. Cheers for Cleveland and Hendricks wer heard on all sith-s, the crowd bring partic ularly demonstrative and i-mhuriariic. The stage watt crowded with delegation* from tho various exchanges. Kx-Mayor Grace prerided. and speeches were made by Gi.verti r Waller, of Connecticut, und 11. W. Beecher. During thea|>cr>cb of the latter Governor Cleveland was aunonnivd. Hi t rect pti->ti beggars des ‘ription. Every person in Ho* vast crowd ro-e to ids feet nnd cheered and waved his handker chief or hat as though ou*. of his sense*. Mr. Beecher appeared to be greatly affected by the en- thtn*to«nt. U».v. Cleveland came to the frc»nt of tin* stage ond si empted to sneak. IH not all-,wed to proceed for fully tnuei At last he stt id: been berore the people. A. matter ot cre.t imrprtiO is tho Isr^e vote rcceiyca by the Kopnblican candidate tor jadge of the Sjpreme Court, There was a gen eral belief that ho would fall far . . „ below the rest ot the ticket, ownu; water on each other. Thar «oao Became to disatfectlon among the saloon men on I angry and Currv atnuk UOIob on ttw bead account ot hia opinion ce the hcott liquor 1 with a (tare, killing nun. Fatal Sport; Louisville, October 15.—A special to the Timet from Harrodaburg. Ky., B*ys: “Dr. Dillon, a prominent physician, and far j William Curry, in sport began throwing Ladies . this kind r eptiot; 1 thank you for it is CtlllflO llati-.n th tt tuimany of the bin! of thin great iiictroi*olln have ».i in tii'3 [ictKiliig political htrugglc »ti'i carnt-kt cfiorl. Hhan b.*cnmy belief that one reason why wc, ana pcoplo, do noteujo! to the utmost! he advantage! of our form of government la fo ml in the fact that our bufclnef-B tnen are apt to neglect their po litical duties. The Idea is too common among of any interest m politics neema to be regard* d by n any of this class the best asseveration of their private views d business Integrity. The protection and ety of the interests they have in chargo are Msely connected with a wlso administration of tho governmenfi Imd if a rogaM for their a did not impel them to take rest fti political affairs tho desire am! need of self preservation should do so. 1 Idlcvc, too, that tho best administration of government is accomplish ed when it <s conducted on business principles, and it is quite apparent that tho actlvo par- ticipntfon of our business men in political campaigns if an effect! c mode of impressing ttaeio principle upon th« management of pub lic affair*. I construe this large and enthusi astic meeting and tha dft miiuEttort on thC part of buainess men from which it bad its rise, as a promise of the time when they shall find the path of duty aa well as interest in a practical and intelligent interference with political questions and Issues. Uproarrous anplausa punotuated Ihe Governor’s speech, At every period the cheers were deafening. A letter was read from Samuel J. Tilden, regretting that hts health prevented his attendance. He itys: rial departments of the Mate, a majority of the local org ntsstloos of th- Democratic par- ai* V r plctcly overthrown, f cordially concur m vour opinion that the election of Cleveland and Hendricks Is demanded by tbc not interest* of tbooountnr. l believe that their election will Ima subsUntlal vh- tory for the cause of good government; tj.Ki it will aruro us of a Silf'pruJcnt .'lnili>l*lr.M..n ot lh» , Met mmriatraev of the republic iu our relations I with fiber countries; that it wlU restore the simplicity and economy to the Federal gov arume -t so far as that result depeuds uuou the executive, for It will ^-.« buti- ne»s men Immunity from sudden changes or policy and enable them to repose under the shelter of a stable administrative system; free dom fur favoritelsm to particular • lassos and interests, and from the injurious fluctuatious sdway^ead^ * aTor * l * im sadder changes feigned.] Sam’l J. Tilden. A LITTLE GIRL ASSAULTED. Tho Throo Nagroao Guilty of tho Crime Seized by a Mob, [TELEGRAPHED TO THE ASSOCIATED PERIS.l St. I»uis, October 13.—A special to the Putt’DUputcK from Fulton, Mo., says: As a ten year-old girl named Bennett was walking with a younger sister past a corn field near Guthrie, ten miles east of here, yesterday at noon, one of three negroes working In the field prized the child and raviriied her. Her little sister carried the alarm h me and a jwsse of cidtens organ- ired immediately. All the negroes were found in the tWI, armed with corn knives and a gun. They made a show of resUt- at.ee, but fiualiy surrendered aud Were aken to Guthrie and put under guard. At 3 o'clock this morning a party of mounted men rode to the hotiMe wl Sere the negroes were confined and fired at them through the windows. One of the negroes rati into the street and was shot dead. Trie others were again fired upon and one •»f the ravl»hers fell down and was left for dead. The party then rode off. Al inves tigation showed that he had feigned death. He was taken to jail to-day. bui it is ex pected that he will be lyuched to night. RAILROAD COLLISION, An Engineer end Fireman Killed and Maity Peraona Injured. [TELEGRAPHED TO THE ASSOCIATED PRESS.] Camden, N. J., October 13 —A collision occurred here between two Pennsylvania railroad (rains tbfr morning. Joseph Car man, engineer of oue of the trains, was kiljed, and the fireman of the other train fatally injured, having both legs cut off. Several passengers were hurt. Both en gines were smashed. The West Jersey train was going over the cross switch at Third street junt as the morning train Tom Burlington was about to pat?s. Be fore the saitchman had time to warn either train the crash came. Engineer Carman, who lives at Burlington, was dragged out from the ruins of his engine doAif, and his body ter ribly mangled. His fireman was also badly b-ut. The fireman of the other train lntd both legs broken and was terri bly scald* d. and it is thought he cannot live. Several passengers were hurt by be ing thrown from their seats and by broken glass, but so far as known none were seri ously injured, A Oaahlns Englishman l.\ Jail. Boston, October 9.—Captain L. Howard Dtsaeli, a dashing Engliriiman of gbod proportions and excellent address, Is now iu the Charles Street Jail. Some five years ago he arrived in Boston in uu almost destitute condition. The Magneo- Calcmtu Company was then in its infancy and Diissell offered btm<«lf as agent. He •won showed lb at he knew bow to work aud how to out the superior qualifications of ins firm before the public. So excellent were his ablluies that some eighteen months ago he was appointed general manager. Prior, to this tlumit is fahl lie had been in-the habit of using the com pany's luoqey for his own purposes; af terward be resorted to bolder methods of procuring money, Among these was the signing of notes on account of tho com pany which, although informal, wero unshed by Messrs. W. Peabody & Co. The officers of the company now find that he has etuht-z/.led some ,0 .’100 from them perhaps more. Lunatic Immigrants. Philadelphia, October 14.- The United States liutu grution Commissioners have discovered two lunatics among the pas sengers brought over on the Amerienn lino steamer Pennsylvania, and have reported the matter to the collector of ths port, who has taken rteps to prevent them from landing and to e.ompel thuriearu.riiip com pany to return them to England. At a meeting of the hoard of liealth to day a cotumnnicatl *n was received front K. F. Hdughni-mt, United States consul at Naples, calling attention to the sailing of the steamship Camilla for Philadelphia, with a carg»of “tow,” as described iu the Invoico. This material was shipped at Na ples when the cholera was raging with gieat severity. The communication wus referred to the Ipzaretto committee. Asylums and Prisons. St. Louis, October 14 —Tim eleventh national conference respecting charities nnd corrections began ira session here lari night at Memorial Hull, whh 200 or 800 delegates present, representing nineteen .States, two Territories and the District of Columbia. Rev Dr. W. O. Eliot, chan cellor of Washington University, in this < ity, bade tbo conference welcome in u brief s. etch. Gov. Thomas J. Crittenden welcomed Iho delegates in behalf of the Stale, and while udmiuiring advanced methods of earing for the unfortunate in other r ta'es, announced that Missouri was nbre tri of the reform movement. Mayor W E. Ewing wclc uned the conference in behalf of the city Suicide. Columbia, b. C M October 14.—J. U. M. Blakeley, aged thirty years, a cotton buy er, killed hiui&elf lari night at his father't warehouse, by shooting hmiself through the tmupie with a pistol. No cause is as signed for the deed. A few moments pre vious to the shooting ho bad been amusing bim&eif iu front of the warehouse with friends, and as hi* fattier wont to the rear to close tho doors for the night lie w&i (Citriltd by the report of a pistol. On re timing to the front office he found bis son a corpse. Htnderaon process of making steel, which is controlled by a dozen lending firms of Pennsylvania, was successfully tested to day. The Birdsboro blooms rolled nicely. The sheets were then cut into nail plate und iron and steel nails of an excellent character were manufactured. The new kind of steel is more pliable, cheaper and more easily worked than Bessemer steel, while it ia as tongh. The expectation is that it will take the place of hanmierod and rolled iron altogether, A Bloody Fight. Cincinnati, October 14.—A general fight atnnt.g the negroes on Freeman street started about 10:30 p m., and lasted over half an hour. Henry Brown, one of tbo persons implicated in the fight, was seri ously shot iu the abdomen, police officers Gorman and Sherlo k wero also danger ously wounded by pistol shot In the spinal /eglon. - A Chilly Day in Kansas. Dodge City, Kan., Oct. 0—A cold wave strucx this city night before last. There were hail, snow and sleet at Larkin. There was a heavy frost at this place yesterday and this raornlnte, which is gladly hslle by stock men, who have been holding back beef cattle on account of the Texas fever scare. They will now movo them to ship ping points, believing all germs of Texas fever have been destroyed by a fall of two heavy frosts in this locality, and that there Is no further danger on that score. Beef herds that have been held for shipment for tho past month will now be brought in and sent to market. There are upward of 3,000 head to go from this section. The Compioto History of a Scandal. New York Sun. Beecher—Ask Joy. lie will tell the truth. Joy, when asked—Mr. Bccclter is mis take lkeoLer—You arc a liar. FOREIGN AFFAIRS. THE FRENCH GAIN ANOTHER VICTORY IN TONQUIN. Tne Chinese Lose 3,000 Killed—Thw Frenoh Repulse nt Tnmaal—The Latin Monetary Conference Dissolved — Notea. fTELEGRAPHED TO Tns associated IS.1 Paris, October 10.—General de Lisle telegraphs from Chu, on^upper Loo Chan river, under date of Monday, as follows: Colonel Donnler, after a brilliant engage ment on Friday, carried the heights cum- manding the fortress of Chu, forming the point d'appui of alarge entrenched Chinese camp, which was defended by five case- mated forts The Chinese forces were very large. Their loeses during the engagement were heavy. On Saturday Ihey attempted to astume the ollemlve, but our artillery strewed tho ground with Chinese bodies. After losing all their positions, the Chi nese fled toward Liiu:-S.n. They halted mar Pbutwong and Khaub. The French lose w»e twtuty killed. Including one offi cer, and ninety wounded. Two officers re ceived slight wounds. Our troops were animated with the greatest ardor. The Chinese in this engagement were part of the best troops of the uupire. They were perfectly armed and maneuvered in the Europe stvle. The Chinese loss was 3,000 killed, including their chief commander. The Chinese invasion of Tonquin has been arretted in the direction of Lang-Son.. THE LOSSES AT TAMSAI. Paris, October 15.—Official advices to the French government state that the losses of the French in their recent defeat at Tatusai were sixteen killed and forty- nine wounded, “f the latter twenty-two re ceived ouly slight wounds. SOUTH AMERICA. THE REVOLUTIONISTS AT T11B ISTHMUS. j< Panama. October 15.—General Rufe, tho revolutionist, hoisted the Colombian flag over the steamer Alajueta after capturing tho vessel. Ho coaled the steamer from au American lau- ch.aud then steamed up the' coast. The Alajueta .was filled with soldiers. The state government of ficer* seized the tug Merio after Kuishnd released her, anti putfieg on itourd of her 150 men and two Gattling guns have gone in pursuit of-Rulz The Colombian government has issued orders to recapture the steamer Alajueta at all hazards. _ S WIZERLAND. TUB MONETARY CONFERENCE DISSOLVED. Hjcrnk, October 15 —The government* of 8« Izt-rJand and Italy have agreed,to dis solve tho Latin Monetary Uniou and admit the gold standard. lierr Formaneck. an Austrian, president of an Anarchist club, has been expelled from 8t. Gallc*, capital of the canton of that name. _ IRELAND. . .£ AN ARCHBI8HOP TO RESIGN. *4^ Dublin, October 15 — 1 Tim Ffrmimfi| Journal announces that the able and Most Reverend Ri hard Cftn* tvix French, archbishop fit tho ('hnreVof* Ireland for the United dioceses of Du|ftp« Glendolons and Kildafe, will. resign 1 -the,’ archbishopric in November. 4 GERMANY. * / THE SOCIALISTS. Berlin, October 15 —Severn! Jfooinlia^ election meetings have been d’asolved by the government. Herr Conrad, a protnjk ner.t Hodalist, has been expelled from Berlin. All foreign vessels at Stettin have been searched for seditious pamphlets. GERMANY. ARMY SUPPLIES. Rerun, October 15.—Tho German army cmunhfAry has received orders to pur- chuMe all grain, breadstuff's and provender fur horses direct from producors and to avoid all middlemen in ins purchases. The order is directed against grain speculators in the country, who aro chiefly Hebrews. ITALY. THE CHOLERA. Home. Octolwr 15.—During the last twenty-four hours there were 235 new cases of cholera and 110 deaths in Italy. In Naples 05 now esses and 49 deaths were reported. / A Crank Captured. Wateiuiuhy, Ct., October 12 r-The “Na ked Man,” a famous mysterious individual in this vicinity, who has frightened women and children by his occasional sudden ap. iH*arance to them while traveling along the Naugatuck river, south of this city, was captured yesterday, and thus was ended a mystery of tnauv years. All 1 revious ef forts to capture the mm or to discover his identity had failed, although the commu nity was thoroughly a.onset!. He proved to l>e Kdnrard ChatlleUI, a well-known mill wright. Ho wa* never empected, md his notions are considered unaccountable. His wife and family are highly respected. His capture does away with a Jong standing nuisance und terror. A Lady Suicides. New Orleans, October 10.—Mrs. Lewis Mallory, nrr Phelps, wifo of G. M. Mallory, of Mystic, Conn., son of C. T. Mallory, committed suicide this morning by jump ing into Lake Ponchartrain from a North- eastern train, when near SlfOell. Mrs. Mallory was on her way to this city, to spend the winter here, her husband har ing been appointed commi--sinner for Con- ,t (» *!»« Wn,i.i'« Kxposition and The Great Orouth. Chattanooga, Tenn., O tober 13 —Since July 9 a drouth has prevailed in the lower Hast Tt-nnesree. North Georgia and North Alabama of which Cnnttanoogn is the con- t*>r. Specials to Iho 7Yhum indicate that all farming Interests are sori aiily imperiled, and unless there is rain soon the result will be disastrous. Grazing lands are burned up and creeks dry. The Tennessee river at this point is within three inches of the lowest point ever known. A Lake Disaster. Pent Water, Mich.. October 12.—The schooner Klfy Grant loft here Tuesday morning for Chicago. On Friday evening a Muskegon tug had a wrecked vessel in tow twenty miles south of here, which was supposed lo be the Kitty Grant, bnt the tug’s line parted and site left the vessel bottom up. Tho crow of the schooner con sisted of the captain nnd three men of this place. The cargo was valued at f 10,000 nnd the vessel at $20,<00. There was no insurance. Fatal Railroad Aooldent. Evansville, October 12. -A serious ac cident happened to tho Lonlsvillo and Nashville transfer train at Henderson, Ky.. yesterday. The train wat being hauled up the incline after coming off the barge when five care of merchandise (imped the track and were piled In a mase, ireaking them and scattering the contents in all d rectlons. Two brakemen were fa tally injured. A Scarcity of Tobaooo. Petersburg. October 10. The tobacco factory of Wilson A McGill, one of tho largeet in tho city, ban temporarily ex pended operations. They employ over three hundred colored operauvee. The suspension is due to tbo scarcity of U>bacco for manufacturing purposes, which re tards work more or less at the other facto ries in this place. t It Was Found. Philadelphia Times. What is needed by tho Blah* managers in Ohio at pr* ent it ft prohibition move ment that vri.l prohibit ihe Germans from voting the Democratic ticket.