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MEMPHIS, TEjOTST., TBCTJUSD GCTODBtEIR 23, 1873.
"VOX, .SS:-3SKO- r293 'I Tbe 7Mlr Appfal h lamer circa i lanon limn mil me i-r ... j- papers cotnblnffd. -fffi -4 no the piopik ojmis ii.viox. rjxhlnl Dafo'f the !Extra Session of 1 .Elsewhere we pobiisli lnp iroaii Leffislare-GoTernqr Jlesaage the Howard association,, the. statemenoik in which are quite within the HmR o faet. It reveals the terrible condition of oar eity in a few words, and appeals to tliefynipathtelng everywhere for prompt saoer and aid. There is now only money eaeugli on hand to pay the cnr- rent expenses of the -next-six days, and aa awises, medicines; - .and other noaossariea can only be hiredj. ami had fer money, We hope the ettaritatty disposed will come to the jimaedtato aid of our sick. It eoste MfpjsALfrom the attorney-general against 5t jsore straggle with our pride thus to bo conceited again to ask help from a pabtic that has been so markedly gen erous. -Bat tliov-"times areJtat efi Joint," atniwe "have no recoarSe left save this of pressing,, our immediate necessities upon the whoIiL people. of the tnion Memphis obeVaH pJtal those who. axe Well being but the aursee and helpers of the sick. THE HOKTDABT REPORT. The retHras of deaths yesterday from all ceases are thirty, from yellow-fever twenty-sevea, other diseases Sire. This b a reduetion of seven as ejmjwral with Tuesday's report) whon the total was thirty-seven, yeHcv-fever twenty-seven, and ten rm other causes. The number of new cafes reported are not as numer roes as'ttiv3 f Tuesday, and there has been a graU.ine decrease in the nnm- unjap roRt.'nent. The number of reiares reported ..strike ua as inexcusa ble in view of the frqut warnings f doctors, nurses and .he press. They .lli i. wimrdod acaiust as smueh as possible indeed, with ordi- mrv mn nuirht not to occur. The situ- atien is no more hopeful than wc had occasion to present it yesterday, but if c jidt weather supervene upon the present heavy rain, we may again indulge our hepes AT the subsidence of the ept desric. IlFATil I K- FKEEMAJ.". It fe occasion for universal regret that Dr. Freeman, y'ho, a few weeks ago en tered upon his duties as secretary of our board of health, died yesterday alter a few days' Illness irom yellow-Tever. He was ene of the first physicians to practice in the ini'ectod district, and when selected for the poaiuon lie .uiieu so satisfactory, had alresidy a fearful ex experience in his proposed fieW of " ojrations. He Jaboied as iduosy and fystematieally, and was iu perfeet sympathy acd accord with Trident Erekine aud InspectorOBan noa. His experience in the United States and Confederate States navies sjdrairaWy fitted him for work as a mem ber of the board of health, and, while be was never over-9anguine as to the re srti.'ts of Ms labors and those of his coad jutors, be 8011 kept Di ia hve pteveatS the spread of the fever, to whieh he as at last himself succumbed. He was liigli esteemed by the iacul ty, aad would. lad he been spared, have no doubt made for himseir a high pteee in te pu"e esteem as an offleial without reproach, laboriDg -u-ith an eve sincle to 'the public good We deplore his lose. A. geilUemau of flerant address and msny accomplish ments, he wilt bo missed dram our sMlalH circles and Irom among our puji, with whom he had attained" to very high rank. SUSSISSIf 1M TAXtS. Our dispatches from Jackson, Mi&'s- sippi, briog-us information that the ad viee of the Clarion, which the Appeal supplemented in our issue of Tuesday lasLhas'been aoted on the legislature of that State. A b III was passed yester day extending time for the collection of taxes until February 1, 1574. e nave no news from 2Tashville of any prepara tory move. ou. the part of Governor Brown to convene our legislature in ex traordinary session, that a similar ruea .sre of relief may be afforded the citi jbs of Tennessee, and that steps may fee takeu, by the passage of a law stay log the collection of debts in Shelby county for a reasonable time, to relieve our burdened ottisens from the grasp of remorseless creditor swhich may be looked or as soon as the prevailing fever in the city subsided. There are other wants dsmauding legislative action that would justify an extra session of the leg islature, and we trust that the State ex ecutive will bring his usual prompt de sire to respond to the public expectation in all matters of State importance into action. Mississippi elections. '.The main object for which the legNhi' iire .of Mississippi was -convened, to- tt.e passage or a- law inai wouiu ttle th "vexed question of the proper rimpfn 'ioW the next.general election in that State flre in the bouge ot representaU WM lnlroau, faSP n . onln tbaall of 1SH, which was read lae, Jwtotte husw fused to suspend rullfor, a tldrd reading, so that W" l be put upon Us passage. 'Ine disposition in both Sen.tend House of Ilepresentatives is to pa. v. a iub the ejection for the fall of uext year, and the campaign of our sister "tate is likely to corne to grief. XltiMcatlon oT Pardee iVall. Eastok, Pa., Octobe 21. The IVrdee hall bulldine, erected for the use of the Pardee Selentlfic department of lAay ette college, was formally dedicated to day. All bu-.ints was suspended ad the citizens joined iu the ceremonuw. vrMirainn tmitM were run on the differ ent railroads, and hundreds of leop!ft poured into 11- town. The aynod M, Philadelphia lunvtd on a special tram -Members of the synod of New Jersey and other synods were present In large .numbers There was a grand ga' heri ug of distinguished ofllcials and educator, and the college grounds were crowdeu -with a large concourse of people. Amoflg thooe present were Governor Harrranft, Ex-G&vernor Pollock, reie futativea from sister Institu iou, dis tiuguished clergymen and invited guests. Professor It. W. Baymond, president of the American, institute for mining engineers, delivered the inau gural. The ceremonies of the transfer Jrom the custody of the donor, Mr. Par dee, to the codege faculty and trustees wrnt verv interesting. The day was given up entirely to the celebration of tue event, ana wouuu up wiiu a iuicu llght procession in the evening. Aver Tn and a Ualf Of cw Uold iColu. Philadelphia. October 22. Ei.Ht Jiundreo ,an,l fifty-five thousand dollars, coined in t?euty-dollar gold plecei?, was delivered this morning to Superinten dent Pollock, at Jhe Philadelphia mint It weighed over fl tOQ and a half. MISSISSIPPI. and Recommendations". Colleeiioe of Taxes Likely to be Post pened nntlITSbruarr of 1874 The Election. . Jackson, Oetober 22. The governor sent in his message which is quite a lengfiiy document. It argues at great length as already published in the Ap- hoMiog the election, citing constitu tional and congressional authorities, summing up the conclusions reached a. follows:. v JBirst-4ThattheconsUtution aDd civil government was established on the twenty-third of February 1870. Sec- nd That the. first political year nder the cons tltBtlotr commenced on the first Monday iu January, 1871. Third That the fractional period of ten months, existing between the two last rcentioned dates, constitutes no portion of the full terms which the first civil officers were authorized and re quired to hold. Fourth That all offi cers elected in 1800, and qualified under the aonetitution, were entitled to full constitutional terms from the first Mon day in January, 1S71. Fifth That the terms of the present state officers con tinue until January, 1875, and until their successors are duly elected and qualified. Sixth That their successors cannot be constitutionally elect ed until the first Tuesday suc ceeding the first Monday in November, 1S74. These conclusions, which I believe, says the covernor, to be constitutionally sound, supported, as they are, by every consideration ot wise policy and regard for economical, peace ful government, have impelled me to assemble your honorable bodies in extra session. In my judgement the welfare of the people, and the peace and quiet of the State depend largely on the result of your deliberations. Wisdom would dictate that you so shape legislation as to render unnecessary and impossible each conflicts and complications in the affairs of the government as have lately been experienced by our border States. incident to the changing of their State administrations. Tho emergency of having two full sets of State of ficers, and tho threatening contest be tween three thousand county officials from fcherifft to beat officers on the first of January next. the present iricunv bents claiming, under authority of the constitution, that they are entitled to continue in cilice untu January, iso, while the newly elected officers would rwrpmrvtorilv demand their positions. would entail a calamity upon the people of the State, whose evil consequences cannot be foretold. The solution which is suceested is plain and simple. Re peal the present unconstitutional pro visions of the election law: provide for a General election in ib4, ana oienniai- . . . . i t ! ...: : ly uiereaiter; piaee our icioianuu m harmony with the letter, spirit and in tention of the constitution, and thus save tne state irom immiDeni uis- eord and disgrace, and consequent finan cial embarrassment, to say nothing of a still graver consequence; save to the pockets of our over-burdened tax-payers the hundreds of thousands of dollars which are expended In our annual elec tions: save the people from the demor alizing effects of annual campaigns, and the Joss oi laoor, political sixiies anu tne neglect of private interests, which they always produce; saye them from all tliose Damaging anu uisasuuus cuuse nuonces which blieht their political and material welfare, and render many of them indifferent to the results of elec tions, however important, instead of having every voter actively interested in securing aud maintaining good government. In this connection. 1 call your attention to the registration law nased at the last session. The au- r.ri(v tliomin l-rnntpd In iuuVes and ("chancellors to appoint registrars, seems clearly to be a violation or article tnree of the constitution, which divides the government 3tiiu uiicv w- . mpiits. aid savs that "no person or col lection of persons, being one of these departments, shall exerecise any power property Deionging io tuna oi me uiu er." The appointment of registrars Is nlainlvan executive, and not a judicial i!nlv. and cannot lawfully be exerc!ed by Judicial officers. Unless registrars snail DO mauu eicvue, ujjiui- ment should be placed under executive control; otherwise, you subject those , flinors to the verv stromr suspicion that their official tenure is doubtful, if not clearly unconstitutional. uw in? to the shortness of the pmn. the low price of cotton and the distress into which the people have been thrown on account of the financial crisis which is now upon the country, I recommend you to consider tbe uroDiietv of continuing the time for the collection of taxes, for a period of thirty or sixty days. In the legislature the senate commit tee on the governor's message presented a maioritv and minority report. Pend ing the discussion, resolution relative to Senator bears ueatn wereiuirouuceu, jiml the subiect of election lays over un. til to-morrow. The senate will posl tivplv favor the election next fall. A bill was passed extending the time of collection of taxes until February 1st. In tbe house a bill of a similar nature was mssed. Mr. Fisher introduced a bill in effect to postpone the election, whieh passed its second reading, but tbe bouse remeu to suspend me ruiee for a third reading by a small majority The house evidently favors a postpone ment TDM? SPORTS. Ilcutncky Usee Sparta, Lexington. Ky.. October -The second day of tbe Kentucky Trotting' liHbrse Breeders association's races was 9G3iKbtml in every way; not a cioua, warm. AiRrgeprowu was m attena nnce, with many ladies graemg the scene with their presence. The sport came up to tbe most sanguine expecta tions, and in one instance no less than six hc?ta wererun, and the excitement was ud to the boiling point, 'mere was considerable betting and j-ool-selliug on the ground. The following is the re mit, and we may add that the track vrjvs in the very best condieion. Cora ietert judges pronouncelbe course un surpassed: . t year olds, SJ" entrance, nau lorieu, mile neata. Dest z j lw octuuu horsa by the assoeiaiio; closed with twelve rlominutlnna. inrM Starters, Htout's b. f. winning both "heats, JEwaJt and Patterson saving distance. Te, 2:4S, 2:54. Second race Woodford county stakes for 4 year olds, $50 entrance, S25 forfeit. $30 to second horse by tbe association, tnue beats, oesi a in o. cioaeu wun me following entries: John Bi George en ters s. c. Hyias. years, by Alcalde first, dam by PuV, Jr. second, dam by Eoebuek third, dam by Sumpter fourth, dam by Stockholder fifth, dam by Bry ant's Diomede sixth, dam by Messen ger. This a walk or trot, but was trot ted in o:i. 'PMrit tbpa VnrfieSTOQ forborses that V,atra navttr llpntf11 9;4Si S500 to first .t.nVo l.V to icond and 5u to third. Ibis was oy iar me oiivuuuu ia v the day, there being lourteen stariero, and the horses were arranged in two rnu-H. flir heats waa the anal result. The first two beats were won by Clay'a Chleftan, the third heat byMedenick's Captain Jack, the fourth, filth and sixth heats won by William's Daisy Maid, an Indiana mare. Time, 2:30, ."iU. 2:86. 27. 2:38i. 2:42. 7ri;. .'th race was a match race for $100 a side; muC aeata, and won by Maocy's Chief, dlstanoing eUi u-y con in tne nrst neau nme, a :4a, BOtfTWELL. Whe late-Stcrctnry of the-Trcasnry on tits Present Financial Condition of tbe Country. $ Tbe Question of Resumption of Specie raymems i ce Kecnperaure Energies of the Country. New York, October 22. Last night air. Boutwell, ex-secretary or tne treas ury, delivered one of the Oalaw course of lectures at the Church of tbe Disciples, ou "Finance, and the Panic and lta Bemediea." Judge Edward Pierrepsnt presided, and introduced tne lecturer. Of the Idea of having paper currency brought to an equality in value with coin, Air. uoutweii said: l maKe a uis Unction between the resumption of sot cie payment and the equalization of the commercial value of the paper currency ation of the latter is more important than the actual resumption of specie payments, which I do not look on as preferable or desirable. It is not uracil cable that the banks shall resume specie payment, out tne government, J. exnect, will. If the banks are required to re deem their currency in legal-tender or specie.practlcally we shall have resumed lor tne banas as well as tor me country. The Atlantic cities are passing tnrough a severe financial crists, aud I propose to deal with some of the causes. First, we have paper currency to the amount of more than seven hundred millions of dollsrs. It ia not pisslble, I think, to say whether that currency is in excess or not, There are those who demand con. traction as a means of resuming specie payments, and inose wno demand ex pansion, as I do, for the purpose of re- lievinc the country from the present condition of things. The suspension of specie payment ia due to tnree causes, the first of wnicb is ratner a conse quence of the second which follows, and ia the depreciation of the credit of the country in I860, when the commercial bonds ot me united states, principal and interest payable in coin, were worth eighty-two cents in the hundred, or at a discount of eighteen or twenty per cent, and the obligations of the country were not payable in coin. During the last four years this has been remedied as to interest-bearing obligations, and they are now at par in this and the chief countries of Europe. I wish to correct an error as to their value. A few months since when the French loan was put un tho market ours were for tweety-yeara bonds. The French five per cent bonds were taken in amount offered, while ours were subscribed for in moderate sums. The difference was that these bonds were put into the hands or DanKers at eignry-tnree or eigbty- fuur cents on the dollar, and sold for eighty-four or eighty-five cents, while ours wete sold at one hundred cents on the dollar, and there was an element of speculation in theirs which did not en ter into our. Another circumstance which has contributed to prevent the condition of things was an excess of the volume of paper over the actual wants of the country. During the war paper money was is&ued in vast quanti ties, and wniie no one was able to state mathematically the law of relation be tween the volume of paper money that may be circulated and specie payments maintained, yet unquestionably there is such a law; you may carry paper cur rency to a certain point, but beyond that you cannot maintain specie pay ment Take one volume of paper to day, and no one can tell whether it is in excess of that amount for a third reason, which s, the balance of trade has been against us largely for many years; we have uot considered the lossee during the four years of war, the losses of the cotton crop, withdrawal of the north from active pursuit, millions of men not producing in the field. All pre vious experiences teach that failure of banks to maintain specie payments was due to transient customs, but the inabil ity of the country to resume and main tain it to-day la due to tne exhaustion followed by the Chicago and Boston ca lamities, by which millions worth of property was swept away. The present year promises a better financial condition betweeu the trade of this aud other countries. Certainly the non-specie paying countries of Eu rope, France and Austria, may go on for years without specie advancing to a high premium, because the balance of the trade between them and other coun tries have been hardly ever against them, while the balance of the trade has been largely against us since the com mencement of the war. Another fact to be taken into account, is tbe large specu lating in gold in Wall street, based upon tbe actual demand of five million dol lars a week, for the payment of the du ties and the balance against us in our foreign trade. I maintain it is not im possible to resume or retain specie pav ment until a balance of trade is little or nothing agiinst us, and I have no faith in any scheme for resumption but in generations of comprehensive public policy, by which the industry of the country shall be developed and its re sources multiplied, and its capacity to supply toreigu countries wun production so increased that the demand for gold to co abroad shall be met by a demand for gold to go to the United States. I hope this shall last for our Ilfetlrrje. Mr. Boutwell then spoke of the benefits pro duced by drawing laborers from other countries under the system, forced upon us; the increase of wages which follows In Europe, so that we can produce many articles of corresponding cost In 1S71 and JS72 seventy-six per cent, of our trade was carried in foreign vessels; last year it was seventy-three per ceut He next showed how a reduction might be made in the naval department, naval armament, except for coast defense, not being of any consequence to great powers, and the coat may be ten or twelve instead of twenty millions a year to the United Ststes. He spoke in favor of subsidies to enable our shipbuilders to acquire control of the carry ing trade. He condemned the practice of banks takipg money on deposit and paying Interest on it Merpbants giv ing paper on time find it mature when he knows he has to pay: but that given on call matures not by time. But the apprehensions of meu of no business can or ought to resist such a practice. Iu September, 1669, banks that made loans on call did not dare to ask the money, as they knew the men could not pay. This is unjust to all, and the substan tial interest of the country in the sum mer. All the money goes to New York, and Is u sed, cot by merchants on time, but in speculation. Fortunes are sud denly made. Young men speculate, and are tempted to use monev not be longing to them, and in nearly all de falcations the cause is speculation. In his opinion, with the aid of tbe treasury, the dmand might be met this year. without the demands caused by the systems of which he had spoken, Every one wants their funds when apprehensive of a financial disas ter, and there are none to meet the le gitimate bonds of trade, by withdraw ing the borrowing of money and paying Interest on it by the banks. As to the proposed issue of forty-four mil lions dollars reserve, he had no doubt of the .'egality oi the issue, but it should not be ud to increase tne permanent volumo of the currency but to relieve the substantial interests of the couDtry. A Pok.TTow Willi Vic I'blch. Washington. October 22. A delega tion ofUte chiefs and one Aoache. from Colorado Territory bad a pow-wow with tbe commissioner of Indian atlaira inia morning, in regard mainly to the re lo cation of their agency. A chief named umay was tne principal speaser, ana attracted much attention, by his cos tume, which included fashionable boots, stock and scarf-pin, and his smiling ana jolly manner was in striking contrast to toe imperiuiuauuiiy oi uu companions. Ho spoke in excellent Spanish. Comr miss Loner Smith had a free talk with Omsy and others, and promised to give ther requests due consideration. The President le unwell to-dav. and has remained in his fayorjte parf; bf tbe executive mansion. Many visitors called during the day, but wero unable to eee mm. me rieiutut was com' plaining yesterday or a severe old, but attended to public business. NATIONAL .BOARD OP TRADE. Second Bay of the Session Committee on Reform of National Currency. Thejj'Shlp-Buildlng interests, andjtje. Carrying Trade Important Debate. Ciiicago, October 21. The national hoard of trade resumeJ Its session this morning forty-five delegates answered roll-call. President Fraley announced thecommittee on reform of the national currency, national bankinir and nation. al banking-law: Wooley, Cincinnati; jMurse, jjohiou;. cirauuuuu, iich xui&, Wright, Chicago; Bonner, St Louis; Pindle, Louisville; Burwell, New Or leans: Grosvenor. Portland: Smith, Milwaukee; Bromberg, Mobile. Presi dent Fralev was added to the commit tee. The secretary read tne report oi the executive council on the national bankrupt-law. containing the foi- lowincrsuzErestions: Abolition of fees and e'stablishlngsalaries for officers, enlarg- lnz powers of assignee, authorizing creditors to chose a' committee of their own number to settle accounts and make distributions, that the federal govern ment fix the amount and kind or pro perty exempt from assignment and not subject to a change by States. The board proceeded to discuss the following reto- Iutionaxegardlng.Amencan shipping in terests onerea uv me executive council "Jlesolved. That a just regard for the increase of American shipping interests should cause congress to encourage American ship-builders and ship-owners by an allowance of bounties for building ships, whether materials used in their construction do oi ioreign or American production, so that American ship-build ers may be placed as nearly as possible upon the same footing as companies in other countries. "Resolved, That the board render recommendation to congress that all articles of foreign product needed for subsistence and general use on board of vessel engaged in foreien trade be allowed to be with drawn without payment of duty from the bonded warehouse, disclosed that justice to the ship-owning interests and the best weiiare oi me national com merce alike demand that the right be conceded by law to Ameiican citizens to purchase tonnage wherever built or owned, and to place it under the pro tection of their own nag." Mr.Hawiey. of Detroit, opposed any discrimination by the government in favor of any industrial interest as un wise and unconstitutional. Mr. Stcne, of Wilmington, said the ship-builders there did not desire the government aid; their cost of building was not more man ten per cenc more than the' cost on building the Clyde, and has daily increased by the advance of laor, coal and iron, w limington snip builders asked no government aid. Mr. Wetnereii, ot rniiaueiphia, agreed that American ship builders neeaeu anu asseu no protection for iron steamships now built in America at less cost than iu Clyde. Mr. Smith, of Milwaukee, opposed the first resolution. Mr. Conyer, of Massachusetts, op posed any class of special government legislation. Let progress rely on indi vidual enterprise. Mr. Stracher, of New York, said most of the foreign carrying was done in for eign bottoms because of cheaper wages, and hoped: some aid would be favored In America in foreign commerce. The debate continued between Messrs. Burwell, of New Orleans, Davis, of Cin cinnati, Dore,- of Chicago, Hessey, of Portland, Taylor, of Cincinnati, Wazero, of Boston, Mosby, of Cincinnati, Dorr, of Buffalo. Grosvenor, who opposed the first resolution, and Stone, of Wil mington, Dorr, of Buffalo, Taylor, of Cincinnati, who, favored the third resolution was .rejected by yeas three and nays fifty-eight The second resolution was then taken up, and amendments to include all vessels en gaged in inland traffic, and apply to ar ticles used in the construction of vessels. Pending-the vote on the amendments, a motion to lay the whole subject on the table was carried, but on motion of Mr. CoviBgton, of Cincinnati, the vote was reconsidered, and the amendments voted on aud rejected, as was alao the resolution, by yeas twenty-fwo and nays thirty-six. The third resolution was then taken up, and Mr. Hozerd, of Boston, moved an amendment by adding, the words "upon payment of reasonable duty on cost" Tbe amendment was adopted, and the resolution, as amended, was then rejected yeas, 40; nays 23, not two-thirds in tbe affirmative. The action on the second and third resolu tions can hardly be considered a fair ex pression of the board on the subject, owineio the confusion and uncertainty occasioned by the wrangling over the amendments, and several of the mem bers voted under protest Mr. Able, of St LouisJ gave notice that he would to-morrow move the re consideration of the second and third of the above resolutions. The report of President Farley, favor ing the government establishing a de partment of commerce, was submitted with the proposed act of congress estab lishing and defining tb powers, etc., giving tbe executive department super vision and care of the agricultural, com mercial, manufacturing and mining in terests under government regulation. Tbe report was accepted, and the presi dent explained the details of the provis ions. The report was referred back ap proved to the executive council with in structions to urge on congress the estab lishment of the department. Mr. Grosvenor, of St Louis, chair man of the committee on transportation facilities, submitted a partial report, embracing general resolutions. jFirst Recognizing measures for cheap ening transportation as a natural neces sity. Second Declaring that congress shall charter any railroad between the Interior and the seaboard, and which private capital may undertake to build, but that such road should be subject to the same State laws as to taxation or control as other roads in the same State. Third That congress should prevent unjust restrictions by any State upon inter-State commerce, but that the pro tection of the people of each State from the exactions of roads within the State, or refusal to perform their full duty as common carriers, may most efTectually be secured by the State courts and legis lations. Fourth That the only permanent guarantee against unreasonable rates is to be found in the improvement of the natural free highways by water-channels to the sea, and therefore rejoicing at the improvement by the St Lawrence route by Canada, and tbe efforts to im prove the canals by tbe State of New York, and the, earnest investigation of other water routes and trusting that thn Improvement of the AlWssippi and Ohio rivers may be pressed without delay. Fifth That a board of commissioner should be appointed to investigate all plans for internal improvements, and that appropriations should be made only on recommendation, The subject of the national bankrupt law was next taken up, and recommen dations of tbe executive council were appointed, and congress asked to ap point a commission consisting of tbe attorney-general and seven merchants, bankers and manufacturers, to revise' the law. Adjourned. Cut ted American Mechanic. Columbds, Ohio., October 22. At a session of the State council of the or der of United Americau Mechanics, the following officers were elected and in stalled: E.' G. Bethard, Springfield, counsellor; M. N. Wienick of Dayton, State vice-counsellor, and J. B. Kamp, pf Youngstowu, secretary; Jas. Desi traw, of StupbenvUle, indicator, and E. A. Horn, of Oblombus, examiner; C V BrtfeBiprt. or. WSYebuja, was chosen representative to the national eonnnil. Payton was seleote as,the place of the fou ght atDfix o?r11 adJrf tomignr. at six o'clock. CUltliXOT NEflS. Progress of the Stokes Trialt Tho Bazaine Court-Martiul Foreign News. IToIcanic .Eruption In California South American Items Polit ical Situation in Ohio. Bismarck and the Emperor of Austria Christian Mission aries The Polaris Survivors. J Relief for Memphis Masons Storm Chronicles Religious, Political, and Financial News,' Etc. , - Eartbqaake anil Volcanic Eruption iu laiiiroruin San Fbancisco, October 21. On Sunday last a slight earthquake was felt at four o'clock, and tho same day volcanic eruption from, tho summit oi Mount liainer. Tnro flea Killed b? tbn Kxplonlou of a roiruer-caiii Toronto, Ont., October 21. An ex plosion occurred, at the Windsor powder-mills yesterday, and ciused the death of two men, G. Gardon Ferrier and Simon Cahill. Confessed Hnrdrrcs. PrrrsBCRO.October 22. Lizzie Schut- ler coniessed mis morning mat she mur dered Mrs. Braunlein on Thursday evening last She states that no other member of the family had any connec tion with it John and Catherine Schul- ler are also held as accessories. Relief for Memplil ZdrtwoiiM. Columbus, Ohio, October 22. At the morning session or the masonic grand lodge of Ohio, a resolution was adopted appropriating five hundred dollars for the benefit of the Masons of Memphis. If more money is needed the call will be answered by every lodge in Ohio. A DlHgrace to Ilia Profession Little Bock, October 22. A print- ter named A. u. uray was arrested here yesterday charged with an attempt to rou, and indecent conduct toward a lady at Shreveport, while acting as a yellow-fever nurse. He is in jail await ing a requisition irom the governor or Louisiana. Effects of tbe Storui. Cleveland, Ohio, October 22. The schooner baginaw, owned in this city, from Cleveland Hlght, went ashore three miles east of Blacli river Monday night She lies high on the beach, but it is thought can be got off with but little damage. Tlic St. Loni Uatual A grata St. Louis, October 21. Attorney- lienerai u. uiay Jawing commenced proceedings iu tbe circuit court to-day against the St. Louis Mutual life in surance company in behalf ofWm. B. Cottrell, a policy-holder. The petition charges mat the charter or tbe company has been forfeited for the past five years by reason ot sundry acts or maireasance. A Floater A Naloon-Keeper Convicted ot ItobbcTT. New Orleans, October 21. The body of an unknown white man, well dressed, was found Moating in the river one mile below here, with his throat cut Shaurhawsn, keeper of tho notorious Crystal Palace saloon, has been convict ed of robbing Mr. Keith of fifteen hun dred dollars. The penalty is ten years in me penitentiary. EITccIs of tbe Storm, Portland, Me . October 21. The gale eastward yesterday, was very se vere. A coast survey steamer aud a large schooner were dragged with an chors at Costine; the former wat washed against tbe wharf, and the lat ter went ashore. The Eastern and Og- densburg railways wero washed out and travel interrupted. A 3fjstei7 Unearthed, Peekskill, N. Y., October 22. A strange woman died here suddenly the other day and was buried hastily. The body was exhumed, and a medical examination showed that ber death was caused by mal-practice. The man who accompanied the woman is understood to have intended to leave by a steamer to-day for Germany, and the New York authorities have been informed that tbe woman's name was Horn, of Dresden. Tne Spanish war. Madrid", October 22. The instran sigente vessels have left Valencia. Be fore leaving they plundered teu more bpanish merchant-ships, taking four of them along with them. A.n attempt to capture the government gunboat Leponto railed- Admiral Labo ac- Rnowledges that ho disobeyed orders in leaving Cortanra for Gibraltar with the national squadron, and has asked that his case be tried by court-martial. Zorilla has arrived in this city. Progress ot Preparation for tbe Ce n tennlal iNXblblilon. Philadelphia, Ootober 21. Several members of the centennial committee have returned home, leaving Director- General Gishoru, of Cincinnati, to take charge of the designs and arrange intri cate details ior me committee lor con sideration, a lorce or cierns are now engaged in oreparimr estimates of com fiarative cost of erection of the building n accordance with each desigu, other details concerning these are being class ified. The entire busiuess will proba bly require two weeks, at the end of which the committee will assemble again and make their final decision. Tbe 1'olarlM SarvlTors. Washington, October 22. The Po laris investigation was concluded yes terday, and those examined, with the exception of Dr. Bissell, will leave for the north. Held, the United States consul at Dundee, reports that Bryhm, Booth ana Mauch, of the Polaris, had reached his consulate, and would leave Friday for the United States. Dr. Bis sell will remain in Washington until the new chart of tho Polar ocean shall be completed, aud will temporarily be attached to tbe bnaithsonlau institute, Farmers' Convention. Chicago, October 22. A mass con vention of the farmers ef the northwest assembled in McCormick's hall this morning, in pursuance of a call issued b, the State central committee of the Illi nois farmers' association, to discuss the transportation question and other mat ters affecting agricultural interests. The attendance for the first meeting was very large, delegates being present from Bli nois, Indiana, Iowa, Wisconsin, Michi gan and New York. The morning ses siou was occupied with preliminary de tails of organization. Troubles In Sonora. San Francisco, October 22 Dates from Tucson, Arizona, to October lltb, say the Sonora revolutionists number four hundred men, headed by Carloss, Couante and Barbey. A declaration o the insurgents issued, say they revolt against tyranny in the State of Sonora, and not against the national govern ment, and do not recognize the legality of the late elections, and say they are degraded by tlie government of Pesyne nja. The governor issued a proclama tion aganat the insurgents, and took the field In person. The rebels captured and almost killed two soldiers, and held the place at last accounts. Large numbers of people are fleeing from Sonora into Arizona for protection. Another fall at Jajr Coohe'sPlIp. Washington, D., C. October 22. Another case of alleged bankruptcy has been filed in court against Jay Cooke &. Co. Petitioner is Benjamin P. Buck, ner, formerly of Texa and the order has been made to sriow pause, returnable Monday, the twenty-seventh" instant 'This notice has been served upon H, If, Cooke & Co. and W. H, Tennis, the lt- ter being alleged a partner of the Wash ington house. Petitioner comes from ToIfr1,1411 Jay Cooke & Co. a cerUflcate 6f deooslt for nine thousand dollars, and onothotr - sand asierieral-depositor, and checked out four hundred dollars, leaving to his credit nine thousand and six hundred rdo!Iar3,.which he'ngw clalmsK SV.4 Fcarfal?Free &er.JB Brunswick:, Me.. Octt.ber 22 Tho .Androscoggin, is higher than at any Itimesince'.the fref-hot of 1600. AtAu- I' .. . , - . . . r , burn the shoe factories had to ston work. the engines being submerged, and many mm dings -are surrounded by water. Dead river bridge, cn the Androscoggin railroad, is washed' away, and tho pas sengers and mails have to be trans ferred. Will Be Do It? Paris, October 21. President McMa hon to-day received a deputation of members of the assembly, who wished t to ascertain if there was any truth in the reports of his intended resignation. He infornieiUhem that he was always at the service of bis country as a sol dier. As a politician, however, he re pelled the idea that he might hold on to office under any or all circurastan'ccs. He added that he should never separate himself from the conservative majority of the assembly' which had appointed him to power. The deputies of the left have resolved to meet daily until the crisis is past Probable I'atnl Attn u It. rjouraviLLE, October 21. This after noon James Davis, a respectable color ed man, with four comrades, while bunting along the. Western outskirts of the city, went on the grounds of Mr. Clem, who ordered them ofT. They re tired, when Clem and two men lollowed with abusive epithet?. Finally Clem fired at Davis with a shot-gun, the load passing through Davr'd lungs, while he was otherwise.injured by stones discharg ed from the hands of Clem's compan ions. Davis is pronounced fatally wounded. (Jlem and companions have ned. rtew Pootnl Arrangement. Washington; October 22. The post master-general issued orders to-day al lowing Chicago thirteen additional car riers at eight hundred dollars per year each; also establishing nve postal sta tions, to be known as the north, north west, southwest, south and stock-yards. The following amounts are allowed for Increased expenditures: Fitting up stations, two hundred dollars; rent of stations per year, thirty-five hundred dollars; salaries of clerks per year, sixty two hundred dollars; messenger service per year, four thousand dollars. TJi- order takes effect in December. Christian 3Ii8Hlonarles Indianapolis, October 2L The twenty-fifth annual meeting of the Gen eral uiiRStian missionary convention met in the Christian chapel in this cily to-oay. Delegates are present rrom Ohio, Missouri, New York, District of Columbia, Massachusetts, Kentucky, Illinois, Colorado, Indiana, Tennessee, Iowa, Michigan, Wisconsin, Western Virginia and California. The meeting promises to be one of more than usual interest To-night the meeting has been devoted to organizing and hearing thereportof the corresponding secretary. To-morrow a large amount of important business will come before tbe con vention. Tbo Papal Election. - Vienna, October 22. Prince Bis marck had an audience wi'h the empe ror of Austra yesterday, and subse quently held conferences with Count Andrassy and tbe Italian minister. It is reported that at these interviews the prince pressed the subject or national ecclesiastical legislation, and urged identical action on the part of Austria and Germany with reference to tho pa pal election. A farewell banquet was given at me imperial palace last night, Emperor William proposing a toast to the helth of the emperor of Austria, who said that the friendly sentiments exchanged at Vienna are a pledge of peace ior Europe-. Another Tarn of the Political Jotter In Oulo. Columbus, October 52. The indica tions are, that owing;to mistakes made oy voters in-several counties in voting for Isaac Welsh and John Little for Offices they were not candidates for, that both will be beaten. Thl3 will give the Democrats the governor, treas urer anu attorney-general as their share or the victory. Columb- s, Ohio, October 22. A telegram received to-nieht bv the secretary of tho Bepublican State cen tral, committee, irom Ottawa county. states that a mistake was made in pre paring me oiiiciai return ot mat county. aud that seven hundred and seventy-one votes reported as cast ror Welsh, for attorney-general, wero really cast for him as treasurer, and those reported as cast ior Liittie, tor treasurer, were really casLior nim ior attorney-general. This changes the complexion of the State ticEet ana probably elects both Welsh and Little. Progress ot tbe Stohes Trial, New York, October 22. At Stoke's trial to-uay testimony was given to show he lived in dread or bis lire or Fisk. Tbe father of Stokes testified to insan ity affecting members of his family.and now wiiu anu excited-iooKing prisoner was Deumes wneu speamng or disk, alter asserting ne was roiiowed by bis emissaries, juizabetb Uooney, a new witness and scrubber In the Grand Cen tral hotel at the time of the shooting. swore she saw Stokes come around the elevator, waiK along me ball, and no down the ladies' stair-case, and then a voice cneo out, Don't lire," and men there was a shot Witness got aiarmeu, iook up her pall, and ran up stairs. Did not see Tommy Hart in the nan. Additional testimony was given to prove that Fisk carried a pistol, and Dictor Fisher related the story of the probing of the wound and chloroform ing of Fisk after he was shot. A recess was then taken. Cross examination. Dr. Fisher after a recess, gave rise to numerous argu ments by the counsel and a number or objections and exceptions. The witness considered the wounds in the abdomen generally fatal The druggist testified to the quantities of medicine ordered iorisK. The mother or me prisoner repeated ner testimony, given in previ ous trials, and a Newark lawyer who had been ULSults against Fisk, testified to what be termed tbe unscrupulous anu uangerous character oi me man. On cross-examination, Dr. Macreadv said the symptoms indicated that Fisk died, not or a shoes, but or some nar- lui v. uu auujiuuioiBtii uuu uiu uub at Amr. o.lmtn;fnM.t nn.l .11.1 tribute .bisk's death to the wound in bis intestines. He was examined at length m reference to narcotic poisons. when Dos Passos presented, on behalf of the prisoner, the petition for a writ of liabeas corpus, ad testificandum for the production or an important wimess, w. F. G. Shanks, city editor of the Tribune, now in the Kaymond street jail, .Brook lyn, for contempt in refusing to disclose the authorship of certain articles, pub lished in the Tribune. Judge Davis granted the writ, returnable to-morrow morning. Dr. Caruachan, tbe rormer health ofll- cerof the port, saw Fisk after being wounded. There were no symptoms of a shoes, but me man died or coma. caused by opjum administered;Wh"ether the1 wound was fatal-or not,- tho im mediate cause of death was cowa. The court adjourned at five o'clock in tho evening. Tbo Baaoine Trial. Paris, October 21. Before the Ba zaine court martial, to-day Schneider and Bouber both testified that Bazaine never solicited tbo chief command. Marshal Conrobert gave the most inter esting testimony concerning the battle of St. Privat. Although he was told that imperial guards would be sent to his aid at noon, and twice asked Ba zaine for some ammunition, he received no assistance whatever. Tho Prussian guards lost eight thousand men iu the engagement, out he was compelled, nev ertheless, to retreat by the enemy's overwhelwing artillery. He could have Held his position at juars La Jour on (Tib sixteenth of August, but abandoned it by special orders irom tbe commander-in-chief. Marsha Lelaeutdeposed that hlscorpn achieved decisive advantages onthe-8lxteenth of August, butrBajaine ordered it'to fall back, fearing a failure of ammunltto ftnd provisions. Gen eral Adrauauit teatined that he received. oo ice. evening or nn nth. Bazalne's oiasns to the Mc- aeile on the low .eenth. He gave a tJeta- W optionTaud dec ared tht he believed it would hnWr. TwiW account of eubee- ito oroes the river on the seventeenth General Bourbaki stated thnthe was not ordered to gu to the assistance of. Con-, robert on the eighteenth of August. Tbe Union Pncific In Winter Uanrter.i, Cheyenne, Wyoming, October 22.- Preparations for winter quarters upon the Union Pacific railroad are now com pleted. Every precaution that expe rience and wise forethought could sug gesjyjas been token to guard against stoppages. Miles of track have been raised at all exposed points from one to seven feet-more. Snow-fences have been lota el and'snow-sbeds repaired. No fears are apprehended of any serious detention by snow this winter, as all points are well guarded. Therortd is a hundred per cent better prepared than ever before. The weather along tbe line is cold and clear. Some snow has fallen In tho Booky mountaipp. Trains are running regularly. Tbo Xuulti American Trouble. Washington, October 22. Admiral Almy, writing to the secretary of the navy about having landed forces to protect tho Panama railroad, says that the president of Panama had pre viously notified the United States con sul, that under present circumstances he was unable to give the Panama mil road company the protection and safe guard guaranteed in the treaty, but this proved otherwise. By care, attention and hard work, the American naval force has securely protected the transit of passengers and their effects over the road without any delay. Theship's command behaved well. "The Omaha ia the only cruising ship besides the Pen- sacoia, in me squadron, in view or the frequent prolonged trouble? in the way of revolution in the South American re publics, ho suggests that the Benecia be added to the South Pacific squadron, and In view of the great length of the cruising ground, extending to Austra lia, he further suggests that there be three cruising ships as tbo least number in the squadron, there being no necessi ty for keeping as large a force ou the shore at Panama. He had withdrawn all but thirty men to the ships. NEW YORK. The Detective Imbroglio The Kccent Immense Forgeries of United Slates Bonds. Movement by the Engiueors and Ma chinists Keller for Memphis A Yellow Fever Case. New York, October 22. The board of justice yesterday took no action in relation to the charges against Captain Ir ving and Detective Farley, owing to the abseuce of Commissioner Charlick,who had in his possession all the documents relating to the complaint Instituted by the bank of England. Commissioner Smith objected to a vote being taken on the matter until he himself had an op portunity of reading the complaint of the counsel of the hank of Englund. He says that when a great institution like the bonk of England makes charges of so grave a nature against police officers, it Is the duty of the police board to make early and searching investigations into them, especially when there is some what documentary evidence to sustain the charges. A Washington dispatch ays tho re ceiver of tho First national bank is busily engaged daily in verifying the accounts presented against the bank, and in the course of two weeks expects toanuouuee a dividend of thirty per cent Four men are reported as having been arrested on charges connecting them with the recent immense forgeries of United States Central bonds. The evi dence against them is said to be fur nished by the engraver who made the plates from which tne forged bonds were made. Alexander Berrel has been convicted of murder in the first degree, for killing bis brotherJJames with a shoe-knife in Newark, New Jersey. The sale af Henri Bocheforte's prop erty Iu Paris lately produced three thousand five hundred and forty-live francs, which will be reduced two thousand nine hundred and twenty nine francs by tho payment of some small debts, and this constitutes the sole fortune of his children, save the value of an unpublished romance. The considerable profits from the Lanlerne, Marseillaise and Matdordre have passed away no one knows where. The amalgamated engineers and ma chinists, in consideration of the present financial crisis and anticipated scarcity of employment and consequent reduc tion of wages during the approaching winter, have resolved that communica tion be made to other unions, with a view to a serious consideration of the subject, and to tak i such measures as will either tend to arrest or at least mit igate the evil, and, if possible, to devise means for the present and future settle meut of all trade questions by arbitra tion and conciliation. Bev. Morgan Dix reports the re ceipt of additional contributions for Memphis of six hundred and eighty-five dollars. Wells, Fargo & Co. have for warded by Adams' expressanother thou sand dollars, collected on the Pacific coast. St. Michael's association have sent five hundred dollars to the Domin ican sisters, and will soon forward more. Collections are made daily for tho relief of Memphis, and promptly forwarded. Patrick Henry, a laborer of 93 Wash ington street, was found this morning, sufiering from yellow-fever, he was re moved to Blackwell's Island and a disin fectant corps was set to work on the E remises. The case $ls supposed to be a ad one. The names of tho New Y'ork Central and other bond-forgers arrested, are Frank Gleason, George Wilks and An drew Boberts, of this city, George C. Olmstead of Staten Island. Detectives say that in order that tbo meu arrested might not be able to hold any communi cation with confidential friends, who have often saved them before under similar mishaps, the arrest and place of confinement of tbe men were kept se cret, until the indictment could be se cured from the grand jury. This it is be lieved was accomplished yesterday. The steamship Ismalla, which left this port for Glasgow, September29th,has not arrived at her destination, and the own ers think her machinery has been dis abled. She carried no passengers, and the vessel is valued at two hundred thousand dollars. JI.VIUUED. BMITHG0LC33Y MATTHEWS GOLDS- BV At the residence of W. B. Greenlaw, on tho JUand C. B, R,, on tho 21st lnstbyRev. L. v, Taylor, Mr. w. E. Smith asd MissG.A. Goldsby ; and also Mr. W. C. Matthb ws and Miss Wlllie GoLDsnv. 1KI. RICH A RDS At SU Alii ni-tnVior M Trvia R. bicnARE,ased70yr.,linonUiandl8days. Funeral Ujls (THURSDAY) morning, at.10 o'clock, irom tho residence of his son, comer Fifth and Mill sticoU, Chelsea. Services-by Key. E. if, Ricbardbon. COCHKAN-la UiIk oity, on tho 19th Inst., of yellow lover, Ubobok D. CocnnA3, aged 39 year. St. Loots and Hannibal papers please copy. BRIZZOIlATtAAt hit TBslrflTii-. Kni-noi- nf Mala and South ttrects, on Wednesday, Octo ber 22J. at 10! o'clock D.m . 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