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he Sained Ilnlf a. Mile la m Ban of Fifty
Mite, nnt Had to Cat Aero T.ot to
Do It-Mr. Monro's Propodllon for a
Iteeord Kae Between the Norwood and
the Powell Bleaed by the, Powell'
Captala-Wlll Mr. Ilearat Respond I
Norman I- Munro's proposition to race hia
little wo ruler, the Norwood, agnlnst the Mnrr
Powell flftr miles uptho Hudson and back. Is
likely to bring about ono or raoro rlTcr con
tests ot mora tbnn common Intorcst, As Mr.
Munro's Utter In ytsterday'B Bun sets forth,
his object In proposing tbo race Is to make a
record (or the Norwood, wblch he hones W. It.
Henrst will (sol compelled to trr and
beat with his now fait Horrohoff boat,
the Vamoose. Mr. Hearst does not think
the Vamoose Is ready tor a contest with the
Norwood just yet. because he has not yet
found a scrow exactly suited to her. The Nor
wood, however, is all ready for a brush, and,
In her owner's language, Is " becoming rest
lets and uncontrollable." Fearing that when
the Vamoo Is finally ready, a race mar In
soma way fall to com off, Mr. Munroasks
Tits bus to assist In arranging a race against
time for the Norwood, to como off within two
weeks. IIo has probably selected tbe Mary
rowell to i ace against bocanse she lsbnyond
Question the fastest brat la Kew York wuters
and makes regular dally trip up tho river.
Mr. Munrosavs:
" Permit me to suggest, with all due respect
to Mr. Hearst and the Herreshoffs. that If the
Vamoose starts for the PaclOe const neglect
ing to make a trial run over the course above
mentioned aha will have to go with a record
ot about 10 C0-1OO nautloal miles per hour,
sad that for a short distance, too. There will
be no excuse of rough weathor on the Hud
ton, as wa the ease when Mr. Hearst had a
brush with the Monmouth. After crossing the
Monmouth's bow opposite Fort Hamilton fhe
returned to the city on account ot the rough
weather. 1 desire to give the Vamoose a fair
chance; hence the selection ot the Hudson."
Annthor reason lor selecting tbe Hudson Is
that Mr. Hearst objected to a raoo ot ten or
twenty miles, saying that 100 miles was neces
sary properly to compare the speed of the two
boats. Mr. Munro proposes to aocomonny tbe
Mary Powell fifty miles ud the river, and then
return, the record to be made on tho trip.
Additional Interest will be lent to the contest
with the Mary Powell by the fact that It was in
a race with her that the famous Stiletto won
her spurs on June 11, 1835. She was tho flist
ot the Herresboft fast boats. The model was
a novelty then, and the content aroused
widespread Interest on account of the di
minutive size ot the new contestant for
thi big Powell's laurels. The little Btllelto
mad the twenty-eight miles toBlngSIngtn
an hour and seventeen minutes, beating the
steamboat seven minutes. There have been
vast Improvements since then in boats ot the
cigar model, however, and the Stiletto, wblch
Is now a torpedo boat In Uncle Sam's service,
would probably not be In a raoa with some ot
the newest wonders. It ha long been Mr.
Munro's hop to own the fastest steamboat In
the world, and the Norwood Is only the last of
a eerie ot astonishingly fast boat which he
has had built He believes her to be the fast
est In the world." and hence bis desire not to
allow the mueb-htraldad Vamoose to leave
the water wltboat a eoatswt which will def
initely setfl the lssq between them.
Mr. Monro 1 .probably not aware that the
Vamoose has already had a brush with tbe
Mary Powell, and that. too. over the same
oourse whloh ha now proposes. The contest
was uaannounoed. Kran the steamboat peo
ple received no warning until they perceived
that the raoo was actually on. If the vamoose
had beaten ber big rival, the story doubtless
would have been told before tbls. But she
only suooeeded In holding her own by making
eress eat orer shallows which the Powell had
to avoid, thus covering less distance than the
It happened a week ago last Monday. Tbe
Powell left West Twenty-second street a little
after SK o'clock on her regular trip. She car
ried 150 passenger and a great deal of bag
gage. Above Forty-seeond street she met tbe
Vamoose steaming slowly down stream. Im
i mediately after tbe Vamoose turned sharply
i and followed not In the Powell's wake, hhe
was then about halt a mile astern. From Forty
i second street to Cranston's, which is ihe Pow
ell's Drst stop, la counted fifty miles by steam
boat men.
The Powell's passengers did not need to be
told that a race was on. There were those
aboard who knew the Vamoose by sight and
who pointed her out to the others when the
two boats met Hundred of curious eyes were
still npon her when she turned eharplylnto
the steamboat's wake, und wben sbs at onoe
began to part tbe water Into foamy jets on either
side of her sharp uose and toshoot black cloud
from ber smokestacz tt ere was excitement
aboard the steamboat. Tbe passengeiacrowd
d eagerly alt to wat ju the daring little craft's
attempt to bear Ho Mutest steamer on the
Hudson. The Vamoose kent dead astern, a
policy which was lavoiable to her big rival, tor
It kept the passengers aft and the steamboat
trim. Had the Vamoose followed a course
niu hto either oide of thatot the Powell, tba
Powell's passengers would bate crowded to
that, side and given their boat a list which
would hate hindered her.
The race soon became unlntsreting. how
ever, for there wa no readily apparent change
In the relative position of the boats until Ming
blngwat In sight. The Vamooso was getting
mailer and smaller, and it was evident that
the olgstonmhont was running Rway (torn her.
Opposite Nysck It vriw estlniuted that she was
a mile astern.
At Sing Mng tho river broadens and
swerves to ttio wvst. Cmton Point juts Inr
out from tbe, east bank, having Haver
straw liar to tho norti and Croton liny
to tbe south. There is shoal witter on
the ebb tide along tho west bbnre of
the river here, unit itm direction of the ship
channel made It necessary for the Powell to
bug the eastern shore until neurly Into
niton Bar, anil then round Croton
Point in a long, sweeping cunt). Instealof
following tbe Powell oer this com so, the
vanooo took advantage ot her lighter
draught and hugged the west shore, 'iluis
she steered n nearly htralglit course ii to
Haverstiuw Bay and lined up I eblnd the
steamer again only half u mile astern, 'ibis
wcb a cear ga.n of half a ml e.
Tiie imiiiiM) made anolbnr gain In tbe name
wny opposite, Peeksklll. Tliuie in a sharp
westward bend o( the river bete around
Jones' PuIdi. Dire.-ilyo'rthepoliitaechoontfr
was met, To get around her ihe Powell hail
tp describe a sweeping curve to the east. The
vamoose, however, to k u crosscut through
tbo sboal water between tho a. booner and tbu
west shore. A short distance north of that
the amr.ose made another gain ty
hugging the shore off Anthony Nose,
while the Towell was coumolled tit
ftshcrlbe it wide curve In n uniting tho point.
It wo a nearly strulKbtnirnv con ins fr.uii tbare
to the I ol '-. Orel landing at Cranston's, sh
she put about to go intf dick, tli Vamoose
abandoned theohne. Bud rrtuineij home. Hhe
was then do-to aslein of the 1'ouell. hhe had
nearly destroyed the Powell's lead nf half ft
tulle at the start, but. as aguln.t this. It was a
tlmated that she had stolen uer a mile bycut
ting acro-s shoals, in other words she had
gained a half mile on the. Powell, but the Pow
ell bad covered oyer a mile more,
8o.it Mr. Munro succeeds In Induoing Mr.
Hearst to engage the Viunoo-e in no more at
Isfni'tnry contest, be ran get some snttnfactlon
by racing the Norwood against the Powell
from l-i-ity.seconit Mieet in Cranston's. He
can Imitate the cros cut of tbe Vamoose If
be chooses, and thus follow a practically
Identloal course, or. If he feels sufficient conn
dance in bis boat, be can take the longer
! course of tbe Powell, and, it he beats ber, win
still greattr glory.
But will a Hudson River course afford a fair
test of speed between two heats which steam
over It nt illfferent limes? Cant. A. K. At dor
eon of the Mao i'.iwall nays not. This Is tho
wny he talked reateitlay just bslore ho Marted
on hie alterooon trip;
' l.nlot- the Norwood and the Vamoose go
nn the HndKon together no fair ti-l can no
Mbly be made, For Instance, suppose the Nor
wood goes up aloni'sido tho Powell on an ebb
tide, and the Vamoose chooses a day
when w start on a flood title. The
.moose would ha a tremendous udt antnge.
The ebb luri-ms in the Hudson are often
particularly a lit But tbe matter of steaming
airiilnet n current ornithine Ih uut Uomil"
illffiT ;nc whii b differing tide conditions
would make. It Is well known that a tt-amer
makes he ler headway with plenty of water
under her than with little. Tho tide
falls from tho bottom first, atid when
oii travel cor thsllowi. btlng nearer iho
aaaaaaaaaaiBkriSaW. . LaMMamaMavaaeBBaBaaasaaaWI
bottom, your bont Is suokod consldoralily
doepor in the water tbsn when making
over water of some depth. Of course,
this makes a vast didoronce In tho Freed ou
get front n given steam ptossurc Theroare
in my shallows In the Hudson niter you get up
ft fow mlks-the bys. for Instance. In haver
straw Hay the 1'ohsII roiiuires about ;I3 pounds
pressure to makn the sntim speed nt low wtitor
that nt high water she could get out ot 'J3
pounds. Win can tnus get some. Idea of how
utilBlr a test It would bo If tho two boats wete
to race tho. l'owoll with dlUcrout tido condi
tions." " Ilut."sald tho reporter. " tho Norwood could
choo ndnr to go ui with you when the tide
conditions were the same as existed on tho d.iy
When tho Vnmoose made tho uue."
" 1 hot Is truo enough." said Cunt. Anderson,
"but you don't make atlonancx for tho wind.
It tho two boats, both of which prosont A-ory
little surface to the. wind, wore to race strictly
ngalcst time without rofereneo to ttio Powell,
tho actual wind tliru-t would not maUe so
inuchdilTereme. But suppnso wheu tho Nor
wood mads her race tbern was a good south
wind to help the Powell along, and whonttio
v unloose made her raoe n north wind held the
Powell bn k. it makes a good deal ol differ
ence i nssuro you.
"Hut tbe Rteate-tofToot of tbe wind In such
a tost as ibis llosln Its etTeat upon thotldts.
The wind retards or helps the force of the tide
In the Hudson ltlver amazingly, A wost wind
will practically kill a Hood tide so tut a lis
effect unon a steamboat Ib concerned. 1 have
no doubt tnat. given two days when the stmt
Is made on identlcnl tides, n dlfferencn In the
wind effect on the tides might tnnke n dlffet
enee of (litem minutes In time betneon
Forty-second street and Crnnstons.
" ran there you bno It. The Norwood may
wait two weeks and start with us on a tide
Identical wltn that of the day of the amoosa's
race, nut how are you going to untto such
conditions with Identical wind condlilous also I
1 think myself that the only way to has a fair
contest between the two boats on the Hudson
is to bring them out together.
The Norwood's race with the Mnry Powell
will, however. I e exceedingly Interesting In
view of the Powell's previous racos with the
Stiletto, and the amol8e. Cnpt. Anderson
bundled the Powell on both occnslnn. IIo
will be able to recall the tldo and wind condi
tions ot onch race, and oaloulatiom can be
made ot sufficient closeness to make an Inter
esting and moio ur less lnstructtvecomparlson
'I ho Mnry Towell has a record of twonty-flve
miles In 1 hour and 1 minute, made In 11
soon after she was rebuilt, she was built In
ltiU'Z for A. Ik Anderson, the father ot her
present Captain, and In 167 carried 4B0 pas
sengers to liondout. a distance of ltu miles, in
4 hours and 2.1 minutes. When she was re
built the greatest oare was taken to retain ber
original lines exactly. Capu Anderson said
, "It is. of course, flattering for the Towell to
be singled out lor the-e teste hut 1 would
much rather not have them. The Powell is n
business and family boat. We have never rim
her up to ber limit of pressure, which Is 41.
We never exceed trior 38. t onsoquontly w
can never he charged with racing ber. A rato
Is always sure to demoralize the passengets,
and besides it Is never a fair test of speed, I o
cause tbe passengers always crowd to
the side on which tne other bout
lies and make us list In a fashion
which Interferes with our speed. In the ram
with tho Mlletto there was a very largo crowd
aboard, and when tho little bont got abreast of
us we listed so that 1 ordered the engineer to
slow up until elm got well abend, 'then the
passengers crowded forware. tbe boat righted,
and we went ahead again. In otherwords.it
is a conte-t between n line racing machine In
racing trim nnd a passenger boat with a busi
ness equipment. You might as well match a
horse In nsnlky against another hitched to u
light express wagon."
Major John O. I.e Ifnd Expected Death
Tor FonrTcars und Had Prepared for It.
Maj'or John G. I.eo. formerly of the United
States army, and division aldo on thestatTof
the Maj'or-Gonersl commanding ttio National
Guard of Pennsylvania, wus found dead in bed
in his room In the Hoffman House yesterday
morning. He died of apoplevr. Ho had been
a guest at tbe hotel since Juno II.
He went to bed enrly Tuesday evening.
When be did not get up yesterday morning a
chambermaid rapt ed on the. door ot bin room
several times. Then she told the clerk that
she guessed somothlug must be the matter.
Smith rapped on tbe door, with no better suo
oess. He went Into tbe next room and climbed
out of tbe window and stepped ovor to tho
window ot Major Lee's room. Tbe body was
lying on tbe bed and was cold. The man had
evidently beec dead several hours. Tbsrlork
notlllad tbe police and the Coroners' office.
Coroner BobultE searched the room and found
among other things this letter:
"Jo whom it may concern In case of my
death abroad:
'PuiLADEtrnit, Pa.. April 11,1888.
" Mr name ie John G. Lee. I am a citizen ot
the United Stntes of America and a former
resident ot tiie city of Philadelphia. Pa., a
Major nnd Division Ald-de-Camp on the
stall ot the Major-General command
ing the National Guard of this State.
I desire to be interred according to the rites of
the Protestant Episcopal Church, or those of
tbe Itoman Catholic Lhuiih. of which my
mother I a member. I wlah to Le buried
where I die. nnd on no account Is my bodv to
be returned to tbo United btatos. My grave
rihall be marked with a plain Hat stone, In
scribed: "Major John O. h. born rarti. Franca. July IS,
1817. Pita
" 1 be darcest bonr eoroai bafora tba dawn '
" I desire to ho burled in the uni
form of my rank. and. If In service,
with propor military honors. Tbe Philadel-
Iihln Trust Company of 415 Chestnut street,
'hlladelphlo. lonnsylvanla. United States,
are my executors omi hate mr will. On cer
tification "f my death they will pay all legal
claims. With tbe exception of my watch, jew
elry, bonks, papers, and swords, which I de
sire sent to them, my othor personal property
may bo sold Wherever I may die.
"John O, Lpe."
The letter was written on the eve of Major
Lee'it departure for Cores. In 1H38.
On tbe lapel ot a coat which hung on n hook
nearthu door was n bad with in Inscrip
tion. "Captain of Company D, Third Itegtment,
ntionnl Guard, htateol Peun.''
Major Lee wits a cousin of Horace H. Fry.
one of the leading members of tho Union
League Club, Ills health, his friends i-ny tint!
not been geod for several yearn. He feared he
would din suddenly, nnn that was the reason
be carried tne lottur which was found in his
room about With lilm. .Coroner Schulugnven
permit for the lenioialot the body.atnl l-cuco
Mora of Trinity Church bad .t tnken to Tay
lor's undertaking hot In the Bowery. The
property found in thn room of tho dead man
was placed In the hands ol the Public Admin
istrator, where it will remain until tho Phllit
dslphla Trust Company, us exscutor, do
mauds it,
xiro qiht.h jamsixa.
X Wcll-dreaed fount: Man Promised Them
Work at a Fictitious Adrtrsa.
Vstentlne Wlsczlnskl ot 20'J Kent avenue.
Wllllamsburgh. bus asked the police of tbo
Bedford avenue station to help blm find his
nloces. Alexandria and Sotblr. Czarnecy, who
bate been mlsBing nearly four weeks. He de
scribed tho girl as betug handsome blondes,
J'J and 17 years old respectively. He told
Sergeant Durford that the girls arrlvod from
Poland live weeks ago. They had his addtess,
and utter leaving the ship on which they ar
rived in New York asked ft young man to abow
them the wu". He uskod tz tor piloting them,
and they paid him. Ha was u good-looking
louns mnu. well-dressed, "d when he lei t
thani at tne Kent avenue apartments promlsod
to llnd thum employment. .......
Ten days later he tailed and hall that Mr.
K. lowers o 7 Furrann street hud wot k for the
glrle. They would receive f a week each and
nonrd and lodging. The girl accomianled
the Kti anger, und Mr. Wlsclnckl bus not seon
or heard fr m them since. He tears that they
hin been dcoed to otne house in Now oric
nnd are retrulued of their 1'berty. Ho think
they would have written orsopt to him If they
were not locked up. There Is no K. Powers at
7 1'uriiiun street, and no one within a block of
that number knows anything of the girls or
their esoort.
One Italian lluy a Platol to Shoot An
other, and loe rihoot Him.
Mormstown, Kept. 9, Donantl Nocere and
I'ldel Pnpparl quarrelled a few days ago over a
game of cards at Morris Plains Both aro em
ployed by the 1). L. and W. Railroad Company
as laborers In : a gravel pit. Tboy were
friend until tbe dispute took place. On Mon
day Pooparl cam to thin city and purchased a
rsvoher, which h oi enly boasted ton lellorr
workman, It Is said, won procured for the pur
pose of killing Noc'ie. On Monday ihe two
met forthnllr t time since their iuairel. wlo-u
l'upparl. Itlshnld, tit onco begun llrlugat Jilt.
victim. N'ocore rim for the shelter of u trto
I'nppaM pursued him. He II red II e shots in
all. One shot took eiTect in tbe loft ihlub of
Noasre. nn i brought him to bu (.round, l'up
parl turned and r.J. llcinudeuood bis escape.
a Mtnnixa deuate ox toe Eianr
novn quesxwx,
Tuesday' Action lteonlderd The Con.
crca Vote ttint Klght Hour I.ani
Hlionlil he HnMeet to the Special Need
of JVneh Ti nrte or lllstrlet A lllnnder.
NRWCAsit.r, Sept. P. The Trades Union
Concrrs rosumel Its deliberations to-day.
The proceo.llngn hnve dlsilosed thnt the nsw
i ttndes unions nnd nower members of the old
i trndes unions nre deeply Imbued with social
lri nnd kindrod doctrines. Tlllett, Burns,
nnd other lealers are onpood to the old
tmlonls s lod by Mr. Thomas Burt. M. P.,
, President of the proscnt C ncress. and by Mr.
Charles Fetiwlck. M. P.. who. like Mr. Burt Is
, tho son of a working collier and has worked In
coat mines hlmelf.
Tho first test of the strncth of these two
parties was In tho vote tnlten yesterday upon
the question of an International eight-hour
law. The delegates representing tho north-
I crn minors,' trade unions led the opposition to
placing tho Congress un led rd as in lav cr of
an international eight-hour law. They con
tended that a universal law fixing uniform
hours of work would seriously Injure the
workmen outsldo of certain favored districts.
Delegate Knight, representing a boiler
makers' union, declared thnt h could Bee In
forolgn governments' Interference in labor
problems the reason why It Is ptopesed to ask
the British Government to regulate the hours
of labor In Great Britain. This, according to
the 6peakor. was to go back n hundred yoars.
At tho resumption of buslnoes to-day, by a
vote of 212 to 1SG, a motion to the effect that a
bill reduolng or fixing the hours of labor ought
to be of n pormlssive or optional churacterwa
carried, alter considerable discussion.
The amendment proposed to tbe Eight-hour
International law recommendation Is Inaub
stnnce thnt the Klght-hour law then passed
shall not be enforced without the consent of
two-third ol the organized members of the
trade concerned. Several ot the delegates pro
tested against the acceptanco of tbe amend
ment, on the ground that by so doing the dele
gates would stultify tbe resolution passed In
regard to a compulsory eight-hour law.
" Ben" '1 lllett, speaking against tho amend
ment, urged that th vast majority of work
men were not able to fight out an Issue for
themselves, and that the Introduction ot per-mlR-uva
principles would greatly Increase thalr
dilttcultiss In gotllUL' a reduction of their houn
of lnttot.
Delegate Cowle, on bebnlt of the Miners'
Federation, representing luO.ooO miners, said
that lie approved of the permiss.ve principle ,
In reference to the proposed eight-hour Jaw.
anil allocated the adoption of the amendment.
I Dolomite Muwds oy. an opeiatlve cott n i
spinner, a prominent trad union leader, and a
' mernierol the l!o al Labor Coininlnsion, -up- I
Eorted the pernil sle amendment, ami during
is spei oh on tbo xtibiect scoftluuly alluded to
the "flowery" language ustd by some ot the
1 delegates. Do.exaie Jlawdsley expressed tho
oplnl.ut that such flowers or apeeoh would not
t-olte labor questions though, he added, they
might "cam the Hpplause of lgnoran mobs '
A tremendous uproar followed the utterance
nt these word", and. at one time, It seemed cei
taln that the speaker would he eubjeetod to
personal violence. In the uproar tho cry
or "wlthdiaw' was to be dls Inguh-hoit every
whete ahoie the tumult, ntnl to sii.-li an extent
did the Indignation or itie dvlegntos rnnnllest
Itselllthnt helojutoMiiwdsiey was ilnalli com
pelled to withdraw his injudicious remark, and
to clumsily np'dogis-o for having utterod It.
After this Doleeato Mawdsley wub allowed to
1 pioeeedwlth bis argument, but it was evident i
his unlucky break had done more harm than
ha could repair to tho cause be was advocating.
Continuing. Mr. Mawdsley said: "The origi
nators oftbn eight-hour movement are foreign
ers who desire to secure our work. Ask a
1'ranchmnnr.hetbor he Is pietnrrd to i-'lie
bflect to tho legend on his red ling 'l.lhor'v,
equullty. fraternity." is he ready t . exchange
itmuulacturod g. ods with us on the same
terms? lo. he does not want that sen of .
oqua'Ity. nnd he shuts his moutb on frniernlty.
He only wants liberty liberty to take away
our business,"
Mr. Curranot Belfast sold thnt past experl- I
enro proed that the unions were rich, though i
tl ey were quite Incapable of securing a per
manent elabt-hcur day by voluntary effort. I
They would be tbo laughing stock of F.uroi i
and America if they rescinded last ear's I
Mr. ItesNosof the Liverpool Trades Council
demanded on bshalf ol the textile workers a
lei;nl day of eight hours. He opposed the per-
nilscle amendment.
Muu speakers gno opinions characterized
by the utmost dltTerencn. even in the same
trades. Mr. luilzhto: Newcastle caussd lauuh
ter by asking if the bill should aprdy to edi
tors, cct'on workors comme clai travellers,
domestic servants, and secretaries ot labor or
ganizations. Mr. Wilson said thnt the Sailors nnd Fire
men's Union wanted a compulsory elgLt-hour
Mr. nardle of the Ayrshire Miner-.' Orgnn
l7atlon moved an ameudmnt. declaring that
tbe eight-hour law shall be enforced In all I
trndes and occupations, ex ept whre a ma
jority of the organized members In any trade '
or occupation protests by a ballot v otu against
tne proposal
Mr. Burt characterized the amendment as
subtly devised to stultify the resolution already
The amendment was carried, 23S to 183,
amid prolonged cheering; and. becoming n
substantive resolution by the withdrawal of
the other amendments, it wns adopted by a
vote of till to 7.J. A stenoof treat enthusiasm
This concluded the discussion nn the e'ght
hour question, with the exception of a special
resolution in the case of miners.
Once Store Hhe rinds Her Iluahaad lii Com.
puny With Mla Nellie UlUInc.
Nrcw Brunswick, Sopt. ft. Kx-Aldormsn
John Barbour keops a livery stnble hero. A
couple of years ago his wife was made to be
lieve that he was too intimate with Miss
Nellio Gllllngs, who comes of n respectable
family. In company with n woman frlond she
followed him to Tranton. where ho said he wns
going to attend a fair. At the Trenton depot
she saw him with the girl. Thore wns trouble,
and tho wife talked ot divorce. The husband
convinced her, however, that ho was innocent,
assttilngher that tbe meeting with Mlsa GUI
Inns was entirely accidental.
It has long Peon an open secret since then
that the girl visited lilm at bis office in tbe
llvory stable, nnd it is said she had a key ot
her own. hvery one smpnthlz.id with the
wife, and Anally some otto told her olMlsn
Gllllnga'H visits, Mio resolved in see for ber
self, und to-day, accompanied by her hns
hand' mother. Mio visited th ofllce As sbn
entered she saw Miss Gllllngs. Tteiewnsa
bcreum, and then an unihrolla wielded liy the
wire came down again and sgain on the head
and face of tho young, woman, while to vary
the performance Mr. Barbour occasionally
jabbed Ihe t p of the weapon at her face. Tho
motlier-ln-lnw nttntked hor. The victim's
bonnet suffcro I gicntly, and as soon as Har
bour got his vv fe nvvnr from ber she Hod out of
the otllce mill disappeared.
Mrs, Bail our, alt r turning the vials of her
wrath upon her husband went to a lawyer to
consult him about irlmlnnl proceeding She
prelers to have tbo two punished rather than
get a divone.
urns'! UEPOiiT nn juiasch orrxcE.
Tha rltock Jnarhaa- CJoTerunr KnspenU
K. J,. Norton for a liny.
The Board of Governors of tbo Stock Ex
change held their first meeting since tbe sum
mer vacation yesterday, and suspended I- It.
Noiton of tho llrm of Ilonry Allen & Co. for
one day. Mr. Norton's suspension was due to
a teohnlcnl violation of the rules of the Hx
change. He neglected to record ihe opening
of a branch oftli e of hi- llrm in the tirud cen
tral Hotel. Ills punishment for this offence
wns the lightest tbe Board ot Governors could
Commodore A. T, Dateman withdrew yester
day tbe obargos that ho had made to the Board
of Governors nuainst James Gladwin,
New Route to lloatnn and New England
Point a.
On aad attar pt- 21 Iba Loot Island anil raiiarn
s'mei Iip. compnitnr tha Lod; lilainl luilroad, Nar
Kngland Tarnd'ial Co., Ilousatonlo HaJIroaJ lyiirca anil
tha Verk an-l .v.w Ir ira-ian 1 JtallrnJ, aim run
Ul'ntijli 'Uii vtftilbu' tram, loniittlac uf elctfnv
cnatioa an.l J'liliiioi lfira hiuii rxprca.ly ler l a
aarrirr. lutitril ny J'iatlrll rat naj tlvatril t,y vtvaai.
vlatitr Pay K I, iisl VMiou r.niil aiel tlry
villa, t'onn t Uotton, Irarina Pruulrn t. nir I'lanl
lilr, ainl PoilO'ia, II I' M dillr, Inrlmllnir eucdaya.
arrlvnv at 7 o v, M lur r.ill partlculara ata Hut
U(dM J tiao istuvC jut. '
vah 3itt. nontr.n siuniiEiiEDt
Fonnd Dead In a I.aan Near III Residence
at Uoltba Ferrr.
r.nill Dorler. tho Amorlcnn agent for the
Gullet allk exporting firm nt Lyons, was found
dead nt Dobbs Ferry early yostorday morning
w.th a bullot holo In his head. A hnsty Inquest
wns held, nt which but threomemborsof n jury
thnt had bean summonoJ woro present, and a
verdict of suicide wns ropejered.
Dorler was born In Now York thirty-seven
years ago. His fathor was n silk Importer.
The son wns for somo itmo connected with tho
firm ol Ue Forrest & Co. of Now VorK. Ho
lost n large share ot his fortune by a buslncs I
tatlurn four rears ago. Ah ngont of the French
house he has had an office at 87 Grand stteet.
About a dozen ears ago he married n daugh
ter of Jamos Harbour, a partner In the dry
goods house ot Cochran & Co. After that he
made his summer residence nt the Barbour
mansion at Dobbs Ferry. He returned ten
uays ago from a trlti to ntirope, made In the
company of his wife. While there he learned
thnt the llrm which employed him thought of
dispensing with Its American branch. This
mndn him despondent. Ho had already wor
lied much over business troubles, and his wile
says she noticed tits of men al derangement.
, Un Tuesday aflornoon Jlorlor telcgrnphod
his family at Dobl s Ferry that they neod not
expect him to dinner, ilo an hod on the in 14
P.M. train from New ork. and Policeman
Hoi le, who saw blm alight, says that ho Btiiu
gered, and had evidently been drinking. Ho
usually walked un Broadway from the railroad
nation and took a lane which leads to the test
denies of several wealthy meD and runs east
to the Barbour homestead. It Is called La
Quei'r avenue.
At the northeast eornor of this Inn nnd
Broadway. Iiobort Thump-on. n luboiur.
found Dorlor'-. body at u A. M. yes etday.
Who nhe first saw it he took it for sotu sleep
ing man. Hu wan leading a cow. nnd when
within a dozou feet of ihu crpse the animal
flnortod. pureed, and refused to go further.
Then Thompson saw bloid on tho man's face. !
Afterwnrd Ur. Joseph llasbrouck recognized
the body.
Dorler lay on bis back, perfectly straight, be
twoen arottgh path and the road, ills clothes
weiounwrlnkled. nndhU Derby hnt had been
care ully placed on the -od at his loft side. His
lolt arm lay on the ground beside his body,
while tbe right was sllghtlt bont at the elbow
rind bad the lingers ot Its hand partly
clenched. His gold eye-glasses were
tinder hi head, while In bis pockets
were found his gold watch and chain. 2i in
money, nnd two bills of merchandise. Across
bis body, just below the waistcoat, lay a M
calibre .smith & Wesson revolver wl h one
chamber discharged. Ihe bullet bad made n
bole wblch slanted slightly upward from tbe
right Skde of his head and passed clear through
It. The hair of the lead was unsinged, nnd
there wete no powder marks lu the skin.
One of the jurymen said that he understood
Mrs. Dnrler's testim ny. as read nt the in
quest, to be that her husband's deltt'Ion was
that some relative const my pursued htm.
'1 be Bev. ltobert Harbour. Mrs Dorler's
brother, says that Mr. Do-ler's hallucination,
a'thougb too etranne an Idea to I eontertnine I,
wns not this. He also says that a pistol Mr.
iJorb r owned IR mi-slag from its usual plaoe.
Persons Uvlug n-ar pay they heard n shot
fired at 10', o'clock on Tuesdny nfgbt. hut the
body was still warm when It was lound. Thn
fnct tha no ponder marks were found on the
ekln and tho situation of the pistol as com
plied with that of tho hands, are quoted by
those who doubt that It was u casa of sulcldu.
JJiluIn Mitchell Provoked Recnuan a
Illuuket V eilolen from Ilia lied.
F.dwln Mitchell, a rubber employed In tbe
stable of II. It. Bice nt tbo Sbnopshead Bay
rs.cn fact, shot and killed Wilson Nelson, the
cook for the same stablo. early yesterday
morning. I'oth are colored, and both slant
over tho sta'jle. Charles A. Davis, trainer for
Bice, left tbo stable in charge of Mitchell on
Tuesday night and came to this city. Mltihell
awoke shivering with cold at G o'clock in
tbe morning. NeUon had taken tbe blanket
from Mitchell's bed and covered hlm'elf with
it. Mitchell gave .Nalson a pfecft of ills mind.
Hot words on both sides followed. Nelson
went down stairs then. When Mitchell came
down Neisou advanced toward him wltn an
uplifted ae. He declared he was going to
brain Mitchell.
As Nelson kept advancing. Mitchell, who Is
about 21 years old, drew his rovolver and or
dered Nelson to stand back. Nels n kept ad
vancing, nnd Mitchell (lied two shots, one of
which passed through Nelson's bend. He
fell to the floor, and died in n few moments.
The above wns the stori told to Unlet Mo
Kane by Mitchell. Immediately a'ter the shoot
ing he surrendered himself to the police. His
version ol the affair wus roirobornted by John
hwgles and William Mitchdl. who aro aUo
employees of Mr. like.
HI Relative Think the Wound la III
Foreheud Wan Accidental.
Goorge Schultz, a tin roofer. 21 years old,
reachod home about G o'clock last night. He
lived In the llrst flat at SI Fast 122d street with
bis mother and bis stepfather. J. Dayton. Day
ton is Captain of a stenmor which plies be
tween New York and tbe Wost Indies. Supper
was ready, but Capt. Dayton's vessel was In
tort and Mrs. Dayton and her eon concluded
to wait until he returned before sitting down
to tbe table. They spent tbe Interval chatting
pleasantly together.
Mrs. Dayton went to the parlor to loot out
ottbe window lo see If the Cannlu was Insight.
As she started to return to the dining room
she heard the report ot a pistol. Hhe found
her son lying unconscious on tho floor with a
pullet wound In his forobead. Ho died before
medical aid could be summoned. The pistol
with which Kcbultz had shot himself bad been
left on the dining-room m intel by his brother.
Policeman Moehan reported the case at iho
East 120th street station as a suicide, but
bchulc.'s relatives say that he was In tbo best
or spirits, nnd had no possible reason for com
mitting suicide. Thar par that be undoubt
edly shot himself accidentally whilo examining
tho pistol.
A I.lvrly Fight In Prospect Between tbe
V'uton und Ihe Trade Aoclatlon,
A secret clrcnl.ir of tho New York Lumber
Trndo Association, which Is practically a
black list, boycotting twenty-seven members
of the Lumber Handlers' Union, has fallen
Into tbe bands of tho union. In consequence
there Is likely to be u vary lively right between
the union and tho trade association. At a
meeting of tbe union lust night It was re
solve l to take legal advlcon tho matter of
the black list, nnd also to refer the matter to
D. A. -VI. Building ( (instructors.
'ibis Is the circular!
"In accordance with article 2 of the labor
agreement which reads 'And It Is further
agroed that whan an employee leaves or Is
discharged from our employ on account of any
labor agitation or strike the fact shall be
communicated to th Secretary of this
association, together with thef clrotim
stances ot ,bls discharge, and the Sec
rotary shall keep a record of all
suoh cases, and lurnlsh tbe information at
once to all the signers of tbls agreement.' and
respectfully lepoit the following names of tbo
men who left the employ of O. L. Schuyler Jc
Co. on account of the labor agitation,"
T'pen follow tweuty-eeven iiarno-' of dis
charged men, who will not be emnlniod by
nny members of the association. Tbe union
holds that till" Is, practically a boycott of
tnese men, and Ills determined to light It to
tbo end.
Locking I'p After tha Horse I Gone.
Now Iron bnrs were brought to Jefferson
Market prison yesterday from tho penitentiary
workshop, Thoy are an Inch and a half in
diameter, and are supposod to be ot harder
metal than those sawed by O'llara.
Assistant Warden McDermott said: " You will
hear ol uo more escapes from Jefferson Mar
ket Prison. We'll see to It that no one brings
saws into this placo nnd that no prisoner cuts
his way out of his cell."
The frnll dooi In tbe prison wall on the
Oroenu ltd) avenue sine will be replaced hy a
new one. The old bion-hesond rubbish were
removed from the yurd yesterday and It was
thoroughly swept. ,
VVurden l.edwlih doosnt know what to do
with the window b which escaping prisoners,
when tbey reach the vard, can climb to the top
ot the prison wall. The matter will be brought
to tbe notice of th Commissioner of Charities
and Correction.
1VIII lfrur the One Hundred on "sept, tt.l.
The Park Board will hnnr the Comralttoo ot
Ono Hundred agitators who want tbe elevated
mads ktckod out of Battery Park on Sept. 2').
The Board was m hnve beard them next
Wednesday, but President Gallup wauts to
attend the Saratoga Convention, so tho hear
lug was postponed.
Peril ofthe Pilot Heat Waahlnaton-Towd
hv (he 'VVaealand Vnlll n C'hnln Parted
I.ef t Behind Then n Hit Six. Urn on Iloard
Tho cyolone which stmts J up the const from
Its cyuatorinl Inlr Inst week may make a record
baforo It erovos the Atlantic, lloports by all
Incoming vessels show that It was exception
ally Itir.'ou". I'. von tho high-sided, etatuly
City of Parts ot the Inmftn lino su Tared a
little by contact with tbo gvrntlug storm.
She met It at midnight rn Monday
off Snblo Island. All her passengers weto
awakened about 1 o'clock on Tuesday morn
ing by the thunder ot a wall of solid green
water on hor forecastlo deck. Two big venti
lator were smashed and earned away. For
two hours the spray was waist high on the
bridge, nnd tha promennde deck was like a
turbulent lake. Halt tho passengers woie slcl:
while tbo storm lasted. But lor tho protection
of her clipper bows, under which the seas
smashed, the ship would have takou much
more 6olld water aboard. Harry C. Duval,
prtvnto soaretary of Dr. Chauncoy M. Depew,
nnd Acnes Huntington, tho opera hlneer, vtete
passengers on the City of Paris.
TheWaosland ot the Bed Star line mndn
even rougher weather ot It than the big Io
nian ship. Hor decks weio flooded for two
hours, and all movable things wero washed
overboard. Un Tuesday ovenlng at G' o'clock,
about .10d miles cast ot Band; Hook, the Wnes
lead spoke the plh t boat Vashiogton with
both masts gone u few feet from th deck-. Her
bowsprit was also missing. Sho wns under
jury rig and wns plunging Into tho seas in it
' wnv thnt -turtled the Tnndtmen on the Varies
1 laud, bbe asked tor a-slstanre and the Wues
I laud threw her a hawser, which wns mndn
I last to a chain nt the Washington's how. 'J be
i battered nut stanch llttlo ornlt stuck her
I broken nose Into the tail sons frequently as thn
l Vaeslaud dtacged ber along. Thn strain on
tho lialu was too great nnd It parted. It was
dark then and as the Washington made no
further attempt to get the hawser again the
vtnusland proceeded. Hor Captain says tbu
Washington's bull was intact ami that she was
1 capable ot getting along without help, bhe
did not report whether or not any of the sir
man aboard ot her wben tha last of hr pilots
lolt hr had been killed or Inlured.
1 Hot ltobert hylvester of the Jeroy pilot
boat David Cnrll (No. 41 brought the Waesland
In. Ho -am the Cntll met the cyclone about
tt.'iO miles east of tbe Hook nt i o'clock nu
Monday evening. Mis hove to under storm
! tnsull for two hours, when the fury ot the
storm ppent Itself.
Tha six men whom the pilots loft on the
Washington weie: Bontkeeper Gu Peterson,
Cook 1'. Matzen, and seamen Sam Ericsson.
Ld. Ulsen, Olat Anderm n nnd Daniel Daniel
son Unless tbe Washington is nsslste tin by
I it tug or some Incoming steamship she may
not get bete for sev oral dais, bhols one ot the
llnest and newest boats in the Sandy Hook
service, and ban badunusuallrgood luck here
totote. Vihe Is owned by Pilots Daniel (III
lespie. Chas. Petersen, l'ted Harpanatt, I.d
ward Young, and Chrlstlau Huu-, and meas
ures G7 Ions.
Itls ptobable that many other sailing ves
Fels, including the Jersey pilot boat Negus nnd
the Sundy Hook pilot boat llichnrd K. 1-ox.
have suffered damiik In the. great Plow. Ihe.
last two nre the only pilot boats not heard
Irom since Monday.
A three-mnsted schooner, name unknown,
wns hlgbted off Nantucket on Tuesdny, sunk
In Hi lathoutn. She was not there the day be
fore, nnd It is thought she foundered on Mon
day nlcht Inthecylconewithall bercrew. The
State ot Nevada of the Allan-Mnte Hue. due
vesterdav morning, doitbileas has boau kept
back by tbe riot of wind and wave.
The Secretary to Return to Waablacton
the First or October.
WASHntOToy. Sept. 9. Secretary Blaine will
return to Washington about tbo 1st of Octo
ber. Servants ofthe Blnlno family to-day com
mented cleaning and fitting up tbo old Seward
mansion, facing Lafayette square, which the
Secretary of Stato orcuples while in this city.
Tboy have been directod to have the house
ready for occupancy on the first of next month,
nn which date they expect tho return of tbo Bar
Harbor sojourners The house is being
cleaned from top to bottom, and carpets are
being pat down. But very little work In the
wny of renovation Is being done, because It Is
not needed. A little carpentering here nnd
there is all that is needed In thnt line.
In getting the house rpndy particular atten
tion Is being pild to what ts known an Mr.
Blaine's ' den." This Is n Urg room on the
first floor and on the rich: ot tba boll as the
house In entered. There Is one room In front
of It usd as a sort of n faml-nftlclal reception
loom. Mr. Blaine's den. when tt Is occupied by
blm, has a number of ea-y chairs, soft cush
ions, nnd two or three old-fashionsd leather
lounges scattered about it. It also hns tables
piled with books and papers and desk for
Monographers nnd typewriters. In this room
Mr. itlalne transacts most ot his important
olllclal business, outside ot receiving calls
from fordgn representatives and other men of
prominence. It Is here nnd not at the state
Department thnt all of bis Important State
papers are written or dictated.
He Wa for Prof. Itrlcsa, aad lie I
Thoucht to be Htllt In III Error.
PiTTsnuRon, Sept, 9. The case of tbe Bov,
J. H. Bausman, pastor ot th Bocbester, Pa.,
Presbyterian Church, le causing a commotion
In tbe Alleghany Presbytery. The history ot
tbo trouble dates back to the time wben Mr.
Bausman champlonod thecanse of Dr. Brlggs.
Yesterday the Presbytery chose a committee
to ascertain Mr. Bausman's views as to tho
Confession of Faltb. The committee consists
of the ltov. W. Campbell, tbe Ber. D. S. Ken
lie ly. the llev, L. it. McCoimlcs. and Flders
ltobert Wadsworth nnd W. A. Shaw,
The Bev, Mr. Bausman Is oredlted with
having expressed views regarding future pun
lament contrary tothoao laid down by 'roby
terian doctilno. Somo time ngo IheSesshn
decided to ask Mr. Bailsman to resign. Ho
was In F.urope, at the time. Tho question of
, bin resignation wna laid before the congra
I gallon, and at the vote tho members who
favored tbelr rastor's retaining his pulpit were
In the majority. Mr. Bausman arrived home
two vveoks ngo and Is now in charge ot his old
Montreal Doesn't Know What to So with
the JL,aat Batch Received.
MoNTnEAU Sept. 9. A party of 110 Jewish
exiles, apparently destitute and unable to
speak English or French, landed here by tha
steamship Oregon to-day. Heretofore tho
Baron de Hlrsoh Institute has taken care of
these pauper refugees, but tbey have exhausted
their funds and ar unable to do anything for
this band. As there was no place for them to
o, the Hteamsbipoompany kept them on board
the steamship, where they were fed by the
company to-day, A cable despatch was sent
to-day to Baron de Hlrscb and Dr. Adler. the
chief rabid In England, explaining ihe slate of
atlnirs. but no answer has yet been received.
The steamship men say that these Jewish
migrants are very undesirable passenger.
One steamship agent said to-day that he be
lieved there was not a little money among
them, but they would not produce it until tba
last moment. The Immigration authorities
have communicated with th Government and
aro awaiting Instructions.
Money for School and for Removing Folae
and Wire.
The Board ot Estimate and Apportionment
approved yesterday the contract of F. Galla
gher to build a new sohoolbouso on tbo north
west corner ot West Fltty-flrst street and First
avenue for f 116,207. aad directed the Issue of
the necessary bonds. It wa also decided to
Issue scboolhous bonds to the amount of
flfl.oOQ to purchase additional property on
Twenty-slgbtn street, between Second and
Third avenues. In order to give more apace
around the new schoolhouse there,
Commissioner Gllroy reported that tha fund
for removing poles and wire from the streets
was about exhausted, and th Board prompt
ly transferred to It $11.2J3.H'J from th unex
pended balance tcoount ol 1890.
Preparing; to Deluge El Pa so.
r. Taro. Sept. 9. Tbe rain-makers have
promised to begin operations nn Sept. IS,
They are wnlttng lor Gen.Dyienfurta' return.
The necessary materials are here.
Kirkitdre Hill la s hour by thi Niw Tor Cialral,
llt.Umt utl.-4. i
Banker Manntnc, Who Kicked Itlm. Sob.
poaed lie Hod Been Acttnc Rudelr.
As Mndlson rinknny was crossing the mom
bers entrance of the Btook Exchange floor
yestorday afternoon going to hi firm's tele
phone, ho was kicked In tho back.
Ho stumbled forward, saved himself with
difficulty from falling, nnd looked around to
soo who wns his assailant. Mr. Plncknoy lathe
confidential clerk of William Crosa ot
the Drexel building, ono ot the old
est nnd best known members of the
Exclinnce. He claims llnoal descent from
James Madison, the fourth President ot the
United States, and his dignity as well as bis
feelings wna hurt by tba assault.
As he looked around be saw Banker John B.
Manning, his foot outstretched and his face
Unshod with angor and tho exertion of tha
klCKlLg. . .... .,... ,
Mr. 1'inckney askod angrily. Why do you
kick mo. sir t" nnd Mr. Manning replied. "Who
are you What's your name V"
"My name's 1'inckney; but what tha devil Is
that to you V" . ...
Mr. Manning did not answer, but made his
wny through tbe mombsrs'gnteand out of Mr.
Plnckney's leach. Mr. Plnekney sought an
explanntlon of the assnult from some ot his
friends who wero stnndlng by.
They told him thnt Mnnnlnc was slowly
walking toward the tnombeis'gate of tho Kv
chnbge reading a paper.
He was nnt looking wberehe was going, and
somebody pushed past him rudely, knocking
his hat from his head nnd brushing the paoar
he was reading Into his lace.
Without waiting apparently to see who wa
to blame. Mr. .Manning grabbed hl hnt nnd
kicked at the llrst person he saw. That per
son hnpnoned to be Mr. Plnekney. and ho re
ceived tboklck.
Hewns asked If a kick from a wenlthy banker
hurt nny less tbnn n blow Irom n leas distin
guished personnge nnd In one wny and an
other th boys bad a good deal of fun at his
When the buslnes of tho Exchango wa
over he visited Lawyer Louis Le France of
279 Broadway and told tho story as related
After hearing the story the lawyer decided
there were groumts for action, and Mr. Plnek
ney Instructed htm to begin suit nt onoe tor
Mr. Manning Is ono of tbe trustees of St.
Patrick's Cutbedral. He Is n banker at 12
Wall street, nnd Is teputed to be very wealthy.
cosricr mixers.
The Tennesaee J.eclalature at "Jive and
Heven Over Them.
N.tsnTiLLE, Sept. 9. Gov. Buchanan to-day
received a telegram from B. A. Jenkins. Presi
dent of tbo Tennessee Coal and Mining Com
pany, saying that rioting miners had threat
ened to release tha convicts confined at the
stockado and destroy the property ot the
mining company.
Senator Alexander also received a telegram
from Mr. Jenkins, saying that rioting miners
hnd compelled the free miners employed at
Bricevllb to ceas work. Tho news was
quickly circulated, nnd the committeo who
represent the lirlcevillo miners before tho
Legislature te'egrnphe 1 for particulars Mean
time a second telegram from Mr. Jenkins to
Senator Alexanuer conveted the Information
that the miners had leturned to the mines
with the understanding that ther would stop
again as soon as tho convicts were ordered to
work. During the afternoon It. M. Chapman
and J. II. Presnell of Bricevillo telegraphed
the miners' committeo nt Nashville that thero
was no truth In the reports.
'Ihe State Board of Prison Inspectors to
day ordered the return or the convicts to work
lu the mines. 'Ihe Senate by a vote of is to
10. passed on its third readlngSenatorCnrtls's
bill emi owerlng the Governor to summon and
mnlntam mltltln to prevent unlawful aa-em-biases
nnd suppress riot". Tho henate re
jected tbe House resolution Instructing tha
State Bonrd of Prison Inspectors to order re
turned to thn main or brnncti prisons owned
by tho orlglnnl lessees all tha convicts who
hav been sublet. The vote was 22 to k. Tbe
committee to confer with the penitentiary
lessees as to a surrender of tho lease or a
modification or the existing contract reported
against the new lease provision from the o-m-
Rauy. The roport was concurred in. The
ouse unanimously rejected the same propo
sition from the lessees.
The First Report that lie I Dying Maid
to lie ExacKeruted.
St. Lours, Sept 9. A private telegram re
ceived here from Lincoln, Neb. snys thnt John
Fitzgerald, President of tho Irish Kntlonal
League. Is vary III. and that no hopes of his re
covery are entertained.
y.nfer.-John Fitzgerald of the IrlshtNatlonal
League If no better In certainly no worse. Mr.
Fitzgerald's coulldontial seerotary said to-day
that there was no cause for alarm over bis
I.ord rjallabnrr Looking: After mm.
Boston, Sept. 9. Lord Salisbury has In
structed the British Consul In Boston to investi
gate thoroughly the case of Hamilton Wood.wbo
has been confined In Dnnvers Lunatic Asylum
for the Inst eleven years. Mr. Wood was a
prominent merchant In New York till bis ill
ness in 1830, which resulted in his confinement
at Dnnvers.
Lord Salisbury's official action Is due to the
fact that Mr. Wood claims to be n British sub
ject, and has appealed for British protection
on the ground that he is tbo victim of a conspiracy.
The Body Weighted Uonrn with Ston.
Br.inDEnr. N. J Sept. 9. Th body of a
man, which bad evidently been In tbo water
for several days, was foun I In a feeder of the
canal at Lnmtertvllle this morning. It was
weighted down with stones, 'ibe Coroner Is
Investigating th caso.
Ilenvy Frnt In Main.
Poutlasd. Sept. 9. Thore wns a heavy
frost In portions of Oxford county last night,
wblch did great damage to the crops. Hun
dreds of acres of sweat corn were destroyed.
In soma places the ground was frozen,
The Wratbrr.
Anaxttntlvaana well daltncil art ot hit h prenoro
corrra tba anllra country from tha Kocky Mountain!
to tlie Atlantlo icaboard and from Canada to the Uiilf,
wlthcltar weather over tha tame ctlitrlcli. except a
very heavy local rain ot 4.44 Inches at Oklahoma and a
few widely ecatered thoirers in tha Southern Matte
and Ibe Arkamaa vat'ey.
It waa cooler In all tho .Northern Statea. Tba coolaat
place waa upper Ulchif an, where It wa C above freei
Inr. Llsht frottl occurred In northern New York;
around the southern border of Jake Ontario,
from Buffalo lo Oiweco, alio In Vermont, and
"are likely to occur over the aama dlitricls this
morn nt Tho blah prenure area la movlae
alowy eastward. Iba location of Ita centra (Ivai
prornlte of fair and cool weather In all tha Atlantlo
Slatae to-day and probably to-morrow.
It waa cool and plaaeant In tbia cliy. Tba blrbeit
official temperature waa O", , the lowest St. Tha aver.
aia humidity waa GS per cenu The wind waa north
west, with an average velocity of nine miles an Lour.
ltO. 18-11. 1 l-lO IHU.
SAM Or. .'!' 8 SO r. M HI !)
BA.M in M' UP. M ,7V 7
UA.M V HI"! ill' M 71 4'
U M 71' UI.IJMId 70 HI"
Avarare eiu'
Averaaaon Sepr. 9, le.-j llii
local, loaaeisr vitL H r, a. intasoir,
ror southwestern New York (Includ'ns I.onr Island),
atso tor western Cannectlcat and northern New Jersey,
fairs allflit Increase or temperature) westerly wludii
fair and slightly warmer trlday,
it. II. Dt.au, Local foreran Official.
wairiigtox roatcasr TiLLri r. . riiuatuir.
An extended area ot high pressure covere Ilia coua
Iry enter tha Itocky Uountins, attended by general
fair weather. The centra of thU area Is apprnachlnr
Ibe Middle Atlantlo coast, and II II now central over
Ohio A disturbance baa appeared north of Montana,
wbera tha barometer baa fallen 3 of an Inch In tha past
twelve hoara,aud sliowers are reported from Montana
westward to the I'acltlo coast. It 1 warmer generally
throughout Ihe .Northern Malta, ascatt on the Mew
England coast. It tl cooler In the south Atlantlo and
aailUulf Stateiandln Taiaa Warmer, fair weatner
la Indloated for Thursday, and probably Iriday, In New
England, Ihe Middle Atlantlo 6latee. th lexer lake
region, and tba Ohio Valley.
Tor Maine, Vermont hew nampihlr. Maaiaehn
letta, Rhode Island, Connecticut, tilllm .Yew rort,
latum nnntyltttnia. JVrw Jtritr, and Vtairarc, air
ant warmtr IViuridjy end protatty rrtiay, ti:trlt
ror tba District of Columbia. Maryland, a Vlr
gloia. fair; slightly warmer; variable winds.
ror West Virginia, western New York, and wesiern
renuiyltanla. warmer, fair; verlab'e, iblftlor lo
ouluiily wtol.
John W.Vroonnn for Lieutenant-Governor, gl
Eaaene F. O'Connor for Secretary '2jB
Mtnte, A. C, Wnite for Comntroller, Irak gU
f. Hedge for Hints Trenanrer. Wit JvH
Una E. Sntherlnnd for Attorney-GlOTM ffl
ernl, and Vernlanek Colvln for Btnla '
rnglneer Conareiamnn Belden Baind JS
tha Nlcht Before the Convention Trr
Inc to Pnnctare the Fictt Ball
nnd to Defeat Boss Piatt' Effort t 'fM
Mecnre .Wen to Take the Other Pine i'M
on th Tleket-The Convention 0 vlH
nlth Prayer and tilnslna-Gen. Varanaa fl
Made Permanent Chalrmaa-A Plalfbraa )vfl
Pitching Into thn Democracy nnd I.aaaV. ',S
Inc the O. O. l'.-Hcnntor O'Connor f &fl
Broome Name Jfaett for OoTernor ifl
Woodford, Becker. Cnrr, and Wad, tifl
worth alao Named raett Chosen o h;U
tha Flrat Ballot and the Nomlnatloa SB
Mndn I'uanlmous-Faaaett'a Speech of 4H
Acceplance The New State Commit!. SjB
ItocnniTEit. Sept. 9.-L-jc-Eenntor and present
boss. Thomas C. rintt. engineered bis Convea- fM
tlon with complete and gieat puccoss to-day, 0JJ9
but not without trouble. All through the Dal- fl
Intlng und argument ovor tbo head of th t.'
ticket two strong currents woro plainly par- j&M
ceptlble. Ono wns tho machlno current and JU
tho other was tbe strenm ot Individual prefer 1$M
ences and ot nntl-mnchltio spirit. Hut th '-
machlno trovoJ toboaeplondldone a regular f
pocket camera, In wblch Matt pressod the but &
ton and Itl-fgr-tat organization did all th rest, J&M
obeying his touch Instantly and i erteatlr. .,
The enrly hours of tho Convention nnd tha jJB
preliminaries of last night reminded onlook- ffM
eisof a troublesome effort to fill nnd rntsaa iim
big balloon. Tho balloon was the same on la g.M
which Warnor Millar set out to find nn easter- &H
ly currant to Albany throe years ago. It had "SM
been Irlngoutslde tho breastworks all that time. v'B
Tho letters of Warner Miller's name bad bean 'M
obliterated by the samo element whose use h i'-m
recommended na:"a beverage when he took' &U
control of tho airship. It was Mr. Piatt lM
task to paint a new name on It, and to HM
have It called tho Jay Bloat l'assott. Ha Mm
set up the usual Itepubllcan gas machine) '
near tbe llattened, mildewed, and collapsed
bng. nnd for three days his men bad ba -J
gathered around it trying to fill it with gaa. "Jfl
Andrew D. White's gas had failed completely. 'MM
It was too thin, and worked out through all sM
the Fsams in the bag. The Wadsworth kss )i&
the Joseph B. Cnrr gas, tbe exceedingly odor- fiM
ous Bnffalo mixture, called Booker's com ..iffl
pound, turned the stomachs of all tha work ryfl
men. Mr. I'latt said none of tha vapor would ,
do. though the Halt Creeds Insisted that tha ifl
Wadsworth stuff was condemned too hastily. Mm
Then Mr. Piatt produced tho Fassett gas, and i'$M
the balloon bogan to fill speedily, a The 8dm -&
lias shown. That was on Monday, and wa hav Mm
seen the great sack rounded out Into a hug .aJB
pear-shaped cylinder, buoyant and ready to Vnfl
flont nway whenever tta hawsers should be cut. MM
Nothing remained last night bnt for Mr. :jM
Piatt to pick out a craw to man tho big air- 'JM
ship as tbe crew of th gallant Chemung Cap. Jim
tain, at ler whom tbe balloon had been named. S'"jl
Then, as has been noted, the serious troubla M
legnn. It wan not an orderly gathering that Jjifl
had assembled In tha Rochester Fair grounds ipm
to see tha ascension. A lot of unruly men L'm
bad come there, avowedly to work for Mr. TAM
Piatt, but really to hinder his plans. James J. ,1
Belden of Syracuse, was one of these. It waa i I
natural that he should make trouble, for Piatt all
had given him a severe thrashing only a week M
ago. Belden woe there and kept mov- .m
lng around the Fair grounds with sij
long knito up his sleev until far Into tbe night. 1
When the reporter of Tub Hrs- thought tt not tm
to retire, at half-past S o'clock tnls morning. 'j-M
ltelden was still moving about In tbe shadow. vM
whispering to the Half Breeds, brandishing his M
knife, and evidently plotting mischief. For 'm
many hours the most unaccountable mishap 'fl
had been taking place. Mysterious gashes m
were cut In the slender bag of gas. and when- "vl
ever one was pasted up another would bo J.;l
found In a different place. The Fassett gas '1
kept leaking out at such a rata that -tl
tho wasto was terrific Belden kent ';(
whimpering that If tbe ascension was post- &1
poned one day more there would not bs -y-1
enough of tbe Faf set supply to lift tbe air ship '1
oft the ground. Mo one siw the Onondaga .. fm
conspirator gash the balloon, but ho was al- ,;:1
ways near where the biggest silts were found. jrfl
and everybody could seo tha outlines of tho Pm
knife up his sleeve. v.l
Whenever Sir. Tlntt. the famous kite flyr.
secured, or tried to secure, tbe services of man '1
for tho crew, these rnon would be Induced to ''tl
deerthlm. Thus It wa that George B. Sloan. a 31
practised aoronaut. pledged himself to l
lend Piatt what help he could. Hut Belden t&
hnd Charley Hackett's ear, nnd Hitckelt and
half n dozen others whom It It not necossarr
to mention hnd Flonn'i car. and they pulled -J
Sloan off evorytimi I'latt and Fassett asked &,
him to do anything to help float tho big air 'J?
fhlp Thosj were ull men who havo nogood it
right to bo in tbe profession fioy foil w. be- M
cause they do not know enoticu to take their V;
medicine without strugjllnr. Tboy are Ilk !
tlielr leader, Warner Miller, win a'so -
rebels if be cannot liavo hi own
way, although everybody knowj that 'i
in aerial navigation, ni In everything oU,
thore roust bo frequent disappolutmon:. ,'
It looked ronllr dubious last night whether '
Piatt would got u crew for tho Fassett balloon.
Sloan was pulled off. thoug'i he hnd the plan i
ot first mate offeied to him All then da- ''J
ponded on John W. Vrooman's taking th ,-.
mate's berth. The soreheads got at him and ,',
told blm thnt " the Fnnsett" was a rotten old fr
balloon and certa'n tu gj to pieces with the V
first Novnmbar galo it oncountered. Tbey said
that If I'latt had no help from outslle hi i
own circle of friends h would cat all t
tbe blame for the wreck. Tbey added that !r
Piatt knew the balloon was dangerous and ,?j
wanted to get some Half Breeda Into It so a 'M'i
to lay the blamo on thorn wben the wreek took ,?.
placo. But Vroomnu dU not believe them, and ,fp
after a most anxious time he hlgntd th popr V
as first mate of "the rast,ett." Then Arthur .11
C. Wade ot Chautauuua, another Half Bread v
aeronaut, wat pernuadsd to sign article aa ',)
paymaster, or Comptroller, as they call It, and
the long period of doubt cam to an end. A h
watch was put on tbe big and restive air ship if
over nlcht, and to-day the ascension waa mad 'l
under somewhat brilliant conditions. A
The rink wherein the Interesting occur- t(
rences of the week culminated lsavryad- $
mlrabl building for a political convention. It '$
ts of brick, and has an entirely free and open
Interior) with a stage at one end and aonpaclty i
for a gathering of 8,000 persons. The Booh-
tor local comtpitiee, among whom ex-Mayor
Parsons Is a leading and Intelligent spirit, i
built a gallery around throe sides of th hall, fl
Then they faced tbe gallery with enormous '
bands of gorgeous itar-spangled banner linen, ''J
They hung flags, banuors, streamers, and tf
sheet of bunting oveihend so us to hid th v
celling and replace It by clouds of color mora -j
gorgeous than a prairie sunset, Tbey built ;
spleudld desks for tbo men and the telegraph- i'
tn, and hung a bald-lieuded eagle over tha '?
Chalrman'a teat as It tho bird had been ar
rested In its majestlo flight. :
Into this admirable ball at noon eametn
777 delegates and the 500 fat men of tho Philip
Bckcr coutlocent. who baairoua.uUBiiin,j-B

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