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New York, A Conviction That Either Leading Republican Can Easily Carry the State. Political. Kkie Pa.. May 25.—The Dispatch, ol this city, will print to-morrow the result ol a thorough canvass of New 5 ork ..Lite by Congressional districts similar to its can vass during last February. The question was "Who can carry New York ? Re plies were received from Congressmen and judges of all Republican factions, be sides from a dozen to forty leading Repub licans in each Congressional district in the State. The Dispatch finds Edmunds lead ing iii the 1st, 2d, lid, 4th. 5th, 17th, and :50th distreets; Arthur in the 3th, 7tb, Hth, 9 th, 10th, 11th, 13th, 18th, and 32d, and i;)aine in the remaining seventeen dis tricts. The Dispatch sums up the result tlius : There is a marked tightening of political lines in May over what they were in February. Edmund's weakening being absorbed by Arthur, although the Presi dent is not greatly benefitted bv the late business meeting in New 5 ork. The lesser candidates are all dropped, and Lincoln promising to be the dark horse. The Plaine sentiment is still strong, with a growing feeling among all classes that any of their leading men can poll the full vote of the State. _________♦ ♦ ---— Louisiana Republicans. Ne w Orleans, La., May 25.—The Re publican State Central Committee adopted to-day the lollowing, jm Resoles'd, That this Committee place the seal of condemnation upon the method em ployed in some parishes in this State to de feat the will of the people and candidates duly and legally elected ; notably in the 9 th and 27th .Judicial districts. Resolved* That a committee be appointed to collect the evidence and make a report 0 f t he same aud give it such publicity as i n their judgment may seem proper. The following resolution was also adopt ^ Resolved, That it is the sense of the Cen tral Committee that the Republican mem bers of the legislature should use their best efforts to secure at the same time an investigation of the frauds committed in l^half of the Democratic party at the late general election. Hank Suspension. Green Bay, Wis., May 26—Strong's bank closed its doors this morning. No particulars. _ «»"v Will Resume Business. *Nkw~ York,' May 26— The West Side liank will shortly resume business. Noth- • , ni , is known of the whereabouts of Hinck ley, the defaulting teller. Distinguished Party. IV.isi/i.YoTox, May 26.—A distinguished party left Washington at noou to-day for Annapolis. It included the President of the Senate, Speaker of the House, mein trt-rs ol' the Senate and House Committees on Naval Affairs and Appropriations, Ad- j mirai Porter, General Sheridan, Ministers j of England, Russia, Germany and France, I and the Maryland Congressmen. Disastrous Floods. Gai. veston, May 25.— A. special to the j News from Millican says: The reports . from the Brazos river are very distressing. The Hood is not alone destroying both cot- j ton and crops along the river but is taking , otf fences and sweeping off everything , within its reach. Hase Ball. Cleveland, May 24.—Detroit, 14 ; 24.—New York, 5 13;; Cleveland, 2. New York, May Providence, 19. Philadelphia, May 24.—Boston, Philadelphia, nothing. Bpffalu, May 24—Buffalo, 8; Chi cago, 4. _ Death Irom Yellow Fever. Havana, May 25.—'There were thir teen deaths from yellow fever during the week ending on Saturday. Stocks Buoyant. New York, May 26.— Stocks were buoy ant this afternoon, and the prices reported show an advance of 1 to 7jj as compared with the lowest tiguresof theday. Lacka wana took an upward movement, followed close by Missouri Pacific, Western Union, i.ake Shore, Northwest, Northern Pacific preferred, and C. B. & l<*. The market was very active. Round amounts of leading »hares were taken for long account on the way up. The market closed strong. Fire. Reading, Mass., May 26.—The Mayall robber factory was burned to-day. Loss, $ 200 . 000 . Laying ol the New Cable. Gloucester, Mass., May 22.—The Far aday has arrived, and is proceeding to con nect the cables. Hock port, Mass., May 22.—The arrival of the Faraday was greeted by thousands of people and the firing of cannon. The •hore end has been landed, and it will be connected with the section previously buoyed 250 miles east. The citizens of Rockport tendered a reception to the officers, but they declined it till the cable is completed. When the Faraday steams away this afternoon she will proceed to the buoy 250 east, where it will splice the cable, thus making a complete circuit from 1 Hiver Bay to Rockport, and then steam thirty miles east of Dover Bay, take up and splice the shore end from Dover Bay towards the Irish coast. When this splice is made she will sail for Ireland, paying out a thousand miles of deep-sea section. She will then buoy the end of the section and proceed to Ixmdon for the remainder of the deep- sea section. After taking this on board she w ill go back to her buoy and finish laying the deep-sea section to the Irish coast. ----- Oil Illumination. Philadelphia, May 24.—The fire at the Atlantic Oil Works spread during the °ight and is still sweeping over the works. ' dozen storage Links burst. The parafine works, consisting of several brick build ings. were destroyed. At noon fourteen Links of oil were ablaze and several more m great danger. The flames spread over jive acres and are likely to continue to burn lor some days. The firemen feel con fident that they can keep the tire confined to 'be oil now burning. Since 4 o'clock a. in several explosions have occurred. A change of wind may spread the fiâmes. It 18 now said the loes will reach $600,000. Strike Ended. ,* A, L Riv er. May 26.—The spinners of e l nion Mill returned to work at re* need wages this morning. Some of the >order City mill strikers also returned. At Wampauoag the Chase and Slade mills strikers offered to return if taken back in ? '*%• The manufacturers refused to mrn out competent knobsticks. Only a more spinners are needed in three Pennsylvania Bank Again Closed. Pittsburg, May 24.—The Pennsylvania Bank is opened and doing an active busi ness, with a steady gain in deposits. Piitsburg, May 26.— The Pennsylvania Bank closed its doors again at 12 o'clock, and posted the following notice on its dcor : "Mr. Riddle, the president and chief executive officer of the bank, having become suddenly and seriously ill and un able to communicate with the hoard of directors, it is deemed proper to close the bank under existing circumstances until he has sufficiently recovered to make an adjustment of its alfairs. By order of the board." An officer has been placed in charge, and there is great excitement. The news of the second suspension of the Pennsylvania Bank spread rapidly and created intense excitement and surprise, owing to the fact that everybody had faith in the bank's ability to pay all claims. The immediate cause is at present un known. Nothing definite can lie learned, as the directors positively refuse to be in terviewed. Large crowds have been Hock ing to the bank, and the pavement in front is filled with anxious depositors and per sons attracted through curiosity. Presi dent Riddle appeared in his usual health at 10 o'clock this morning, but half an hour later he was prostrated with hemorrhage of the lungs, and then had three repetitious thereof. He is lying at the Duquesne club rooms unconscious, with only slight hopes of recovery. The close friends of Mr. Riddell are un able to give an explanation of the turn of affairs. It is said, however, that there was a heavy run on the bank this morning, principally by checks, and $260,000 was drawn in this way through Clearing Houses. The crash was brought about by the Clearing house throwing out checks amonting to $265,000. According to the statement of the directors the bank had raised $931,000 to pay liabilities of $918, 000. It is said there were $300,000 certi fied checks out which were not included in this and which had to he paid by the banks which had loaned the suspended institu tion funds to tide them over, are amply secured. The cause of Riddle's illness is an over dose of morphia or chloroform taken by him this morning. Physicians are endeav oring to relieve him of the medicine. Business Troubles. New \ t okk, May 23.—The insolvent schedules of the firm of Owens & Mercer were filed to-day. Liabilities, $200,468 ; nominal assets, $883,397 ; actual assets, $28,045. Judge Donahue has granted several orders permitting Receiver Davis, of the firm of Grant & Ward, to adjust the claims of creditors. James R. Keene this afternoon told a reporter that he expected to he able to pay his debts in full if his creditors would give him a little time. To this end he makes a proposition to the holders of his obliga tions, adjusted and unadjusted, to accept his notes, dated May 1, 1884, for the full sum due them on that day, payable iu twelve aud eighteen months. For privi leges not matured on that day he proposes to give notes for the amounts received by him when the privileges were issued. Chas. A. Hinckley, paying teller of the West Side Bank, corner of Eighth avenue and Thiity-fourth street, embezzled $96, 000 of the bank's funds and decamped. The embezzlement was discovered Wednes day last. Hinckly did not appear at the bank Wednesday morniDg, and not answer ing the summons sent to his house, it was suspected that something was wrong. The books were overkauld and a large deficit detected. The bank officers certify that the capital stock. $200,000 is iuLict, and that the bank has a surplus of $100,182. Hinckley has been connected with the bank as paying teller ever since its organi zation, fifteen years ago. He was regarded iis a man of the most rigid integrity. Arrest of James I). Fish. New York, May 25.— James D. Fish, ex-President of the Marine Bank, was ar rested to-night upon a warrant issued by U. S. Commissioner Shields. Fish was ar rested in Mystic fiat, corner of Broadway and Thirty-ninth street, where, it is said, he has been hiding. He was not taken be fore a magistrate, and isstill in the custody of a deputy marshall. The warrant was issued upon an affidavit marie before Com missioner Shields by August Scriha, Na tional Bank Examiner. He deposed, after a careful examination, that President Fish had misappropriated funds belonging to the hank to the amount of $1,141,000. This was between March and May, 1884, by a series of credits to the firm of Grant & Ward of moneys iu sums of from $25, 000 to $161,0<K) at various dates, and they were entered in the books of the bank as loans to imaginary persons and secured by imaginary collateral in stocks and bonds, none of which loans hail ever been made, and the transactions were stated to he en tirely ficticious. The affidavit asserts: "James D. Fish, ex-President, caused to he paid out money belonging to the National Banking Association to or upon written orders of Grant & Ward and for the benefit of himself aud Ferdinand Ward further sums in excess of all credits to said firm amounting to $766,402. At the time of said overdrafts he, James D. Fish, well knew the firm of Grant & Ward was theu unable to repay the sums so overdrawn, the firm being then indebted to said bank to an amount exceeding $1,634,000, the total indebtedness thus augmented being six times the capital stock of said banking association. __ Savings Bank Failure. Erie, Pa., May 25.— President Braben der, of the defunct Erie County Savings Bank, returned to Erie. He admits that he and Cashier Pettit lost $100,IKK) in oil and grain speculations. Bradender also admits that he took money of the hank paid it to friends aud left, and exonerates the cashier. Brabender is now in jail for safety, hut executions will be issued to morrow morning, probably to keep him there. The paper in the bank is turning out worthless. Brabender assigned his private property, valued at $100,000 to his creditors, but it will not pay and the stock holders will probably loose from $200,000 to $250,000, and many will be ruined. Suspended. New York, May 24—It is reported that the Union Bank, of Ulricheville, Ohio, has suspended. Small Bank Ran. New York, May 24—There has been a small run on the West Side Bank this after noon owing to a $96,000 defalcation of Hinckley, the paying teller. A crowd of depositors flocked iu and drew money. Some only drew a portion. The officers ol the hank refused to say anything of the defalcation, but promised a statement. Hinckley has not been heard of yet. The bank does not anticipate much of a run, as it has a surplus of many thousands. A Serious Hoax. Norwalk, Conn., May 26.—A stupid local paper published a long article last Friday stating that there was a steady run on one of the oldest banks in the city. Excited depositors started a run which took $30,000 from the Norwalk Savings Bank before the alleged joker explained that he referred to a gravel bank. Heavy Rains. New Orleans, La., May 25.—A special from Coushatto says : The heaviest rains on record have fallen here to-day. Executions. San Francisco, May 23.— Lloyd L. Majors was hanged at Oakland this morn ing at 12:12 o'clock. Last Monday night the condemned man made a desperate at tempt at escape. Possessed of immense strength, he overpowdered the two death watchers, and the jailor, who happened at that moment to be in the cell, wrenched the keys from his hands and dashed through the door, across the jail yard to the street, but just as he thought he had succeeded he was encountered by two firemen, who had been attracted by the noise. They recog nized Majors and another struggle ensued, so terrible that Majors' arm was broken and rendered helpless. He was conducted back to his cell and from that moment he abandoned all hope aud sought consolation in religion. Up to the last moment he professed his innocence of the crime. It is charged that in a conversation with J. W. Renowden, brother of one of the murdered men, he said, "You may draw the life blood Irom my arm and with this pen I will write my innocence of all connection of the crime in my own blood, - ' aud as he spoke he appealed to heaven to witness the truth of his statement. At ten minutes before the hour fixed for the execution he was led from his cell to the scaffold. Although still suffering from the effects of his late desperate effort to escape he walked the entire distance with a firm and unflinching tread. About four hundred persons had gathered in the jail yard, and the roofs of the surrounding buildings were covered with people to wit ness the execution. He mounted the scaf fold without assistance and took up his position on the drop firmly and erect. It was expected that he would make a part ing speech, but he refused to say a word, maintaining throughout a stolid silence* At twelve minutes past 12 o'clock the bolt was pulled and Majors fell with a dull thud, his neck being cleanly broken. In eight minutes he was pronounced dead, and in sixteen minutes the body was cut down and placed in a coffin for delivery to his relatives. Within the jail yard not a sound was to be heard. The awful silence that prevailed was only broken by the jeers of the crowd outside when they learn ed that Majors had ceased to live. Cincinnati, May 23.—The Times-Star special from Waverlv, O., says: Saban Stevens, the third man convicted of the murder of Anderson Lockey, near Jackson, Ohio, was hanged here to-day. There was a large crowd in town, although the execu tion was private. Stevens slept well and made a confession this morning to a rela tive of the victim, saying that he had plan ned the robbery hut not the murder. The hanging took place at 1 o'clock. Little Valley, N. Y., May 23.—Chas. B. Clarke was hung for wife murder this morning. A Sad Affair. St. Louis, May 25.—Mrs. Alexander Edrnont, living at 1,210 South Compton avenue, left her bed about 4:30 o'clock this morning and procured her husband s razor, and returning to the bedroom she cut the throat of her three months old baby, Gers ter, and four years old daughter Carrie. Then passing to the next room she drew the razor across the throat of her daughter Emma, six years old. but did not make a very deep wound. The child awoke and screamed, which awakened her father, who rushed into the room. While he was caring for the child his wife went back to her own room, and, laying down on the lied beside her dead baby, cut her own throat, The husband, after gazing a moment at the ghastly sight of his two dead children and bleeding wife, rushed into the street for the aid of a policeman, who was just at the door, who entered the house and took the razor from '.lie hand of the woman, who uow lay insensible aud bathed in blood. A physician was immediately called, w ho restored the woman to oon sciousness aud dressed her wounds, which proved not to he necessarily fatal, neither the jugular veiu nor wind pipe being severed. The child, Emma, will recover, but the two babies are dead, and there is scarcely any hope for the mother. Attempted Outrage. Cincinnati, Ohio, May 25.—This after noon in Tedamsville, a lower river ward iu Cincinnati, the wife of Geo. Keeser discov ered Harry Hicks attempting to outrage her five-year old daughter. She knocked Hicks down with her fist. Hicks got up and ran away. Geo. Keeser, the father, with Charles Semberger and his two dogs, pursued Hicks and caught him a mile away. Three hundred people, some pro vided with ropes, assembled and talked of lynching, but the police patrol wagon ar rived and got Hicks off to the police sta tion. Hicks is 23 years old and hears a had reputation. Beaten to Death by His Wife. Toledo, O., May 25.—A telegram from Bowling Green says : George Anderson, a farmer, aged 75 years, was beaten to death this morning with a hickory cane by his wife, aged 65 years. His head was beaten to a jelly. Mrs. Anderson is a large and powerful woman and has been in the in sane asylum twice. Mysterious Disappearance. Rockford, 111., May 25.—David Farrell, of Oregon, came here Monday, and went out into the street to see a friend. He has mysteriously disappeared, and his friends think he committed suicide by jumping into the Rock river. Suicide. St. Louis, May 22.—J. T. Richardson, agent of the Indianapolis & St Louis rail road, suicided to-night. He was $6,000 short in his accounts. Killed by Lightning. Toledo, O., May 22.—This afternoon Mrs. Emma Pfann and Miss Tillie Fear, while walking in the suburbs with a baby carriage containing two children, took refuge from a thunder storm under a large poplar tree by the roadside. A bolt of lightning struck the tree, tearing it to pieces and killing Miss Fear, the current entering the top of her head, where the hair was torn off in a circle the size of a quarter of a dollar, and passed through her body, tearing both shoes to pieces. Mrs. Pfann had one shoe torn off and was shocked, but otherwise she was not hurt. The children were not hurt. Murder. New York, May 26.—Col.C. B. Waning, who keeps picnic grounds at Dutch Kilns, near Long Island City, shot his brother-in law, George E. Freund, to-night, instantly killing him. There was no apparent pro vocation. Drowned. Galt, Ont., May 26.-Abner Davi Ison, aged 20 ; Minnie Paltridge, aged 17, and Mary Morton, aged 12, were drowned while boating on Grand River. Fatal Boiler Explosion. Troy, N. Y., May 26.— To-night a boiler exploded in Moore & Wilson's paper mill at Waterford. It is reported that several lives were lost. One body, unrecognized, was taken from the ruins. Died from His Wonnds. Chicago, May 24.— Alderman Michael Gaynor, who was shot by a tough named Jim Daeey in a saloon on the night of May 13th, died this morning. Gaynor has been a member of the city conncil for four years. Baptist Missionary Union. Detroit, Mich., May 25.—At the clos ing meeting of the Baptist Missionary Union on Saturday night, after long and solemn deliberation, it was voted to begin missionary work on the Congo river, Af rica, at a cost of not less than $30,000 per annum. -, Designated Baptist preachers have been in all the pulpits in the city except the Episcopalian, and all the churches were crowded. __ Baptist Home Mission. Detroit, May 26.—The meeting of the Baptist Home Mission Society, having the United States for their field, commenced this morning. Hon. J. L. Howard presided. The church was crowded, showing that the interest in the long continued meetings had not abated. Dr. H. L. Morehouse, Secretary, read extracts from a report. The receipts of the Society were the largest 1 in its history—$401,692. The Society has | workers among the Americans, Germans, Danes, Scandinavians, French, Mexicans, Chinese, Welsh, and negroes. The society has 1,599 churches, 748 Sunday Schools, 17 colleges, universities or institutes. Ten are incorporated in the South for freed men and Indians. These have school property valued at over $600,000. The scholars number 2,828. Four hundred students are studying for the ministry. New missions are to he opened this year in Mexico. Petitions are being signed asking the Government to make additional appropri ations lor Indian schools. Resolutions with the same end in view were unanimously passed. The Society built 107 new churches in the South and West during the year. Presbyterian General Assembly. Saratoga, May 26.—In the Presby terian General Assembly the resolution relative to the action of the Southern As sembly discontinuing correspondence by delegate was discussed at great length and finally tabled. The committee submitted a report, which was adopted, relative to urging aid for the Nez Perces Indians. A resolution was adopted favoring per sonal contibutions for the proposed John Calvin statue, to be unveiled at Washing ton city in 1886. To-night the unfinished business was disposed of, and a moderator and the cus tomary committees appointed, when the assembly adjourned to meet at Cincinnati on the third Tuesday in May, 1885. The Baltimore Conference. Baltimore, May 26.—In the Methodist Protestant General Convention the report of the committee on the Ecumenical Coun cil appointing S. B. Southerland, C. W. Button, G. B. McElroy and J. J. Gillespie a committee to act with similar committees from other branches of the Methodist church iu appointing the time and place for the next meeting of the Ecumenical Conncil was adopted. The convention refused to strike from the Discipline the admonition against the use of tobacco. The length of time of appointment of ministers to churches in conferences was discussed for several hours, anil finally left to each annual conference. Uailroaii Land Forfeiture. Washington, May 24.— The Senate Committee on Public Lauds to-day de cided to rejiort the bills forfeiting the laud grants opposite the uncompleted portions of the Northern Pacific and branch line, and Atlantic & Pacific railroads. Senator Plumb, chairman of the committee, says it is impossible to calculate the number of ai res involved in both cases. Some land was taken up before the charter was granted and in the case of the Atlantic & Pacific road it was not constructed in the direction contemplated. Nominally the Senator thinks the forfeiture of the North i rn Pacific will amount to 13,000,000 acres, and the Atlantic it Pacific to 36,00(^000 acres. Senator Slater, author of th£ bill pro viding for the forfeiture of the land grant of the Northern Pacific, says the actual number of acres forfeited along that line will be 7,tXX),(XK) acres, which is 3.000,000 acres less than proposed by the House Com mittee on public lands. Senator Slater's bill further provides that the lien on lands hereafter selected, if occupied by bona fide settlers, shall be sold at $1.25 ]>er acre for 160 acres. Washington Notes. Washington, May 25.—The Senate Is likely to consume a week in discussing the Utah bill with the possibility that it may lay that measure temporarily aside if the Appropriation Committee reports back one of the three appropriation bills under con sideration by its sub-committees. The Post will to-monow print an inter view with eighty-two Democratic members of the House of Representatives in support of the demand that a clear and explicit statement of the principle absolutely com mitting the Democratic party to the issue of revenue reform in the Presidential can vass shall be made by the Democratic Na tional Convention. Among those inter viewed are Carlisle, Morrison,Hewitt, Rose crans, Hurd, Slocum, Cox, Holman, Buck ner, and Blackburn. The latter says they will look to the convention for vindica tion in the contest made this session for tariff reform. Proposed Constitutional Amendment. Washington, May 26.— Senator Ingalls reported to tin Senate to-day from the Judiciary Committee a substitute for the joint resolution introduced by Senator Jackson, proposing an amendment to the constitution in relation to the term of office of President and Vice President. The amendment to the constitution pro vided for in Ingalls' substitute is as fol lows : Article 2. The executive power shall be vested in the President of the United States of America. The President and Vice President hereafter elected shall hold their offices for the term of six years, but the President shall not be re-elegible, nor shall the Vice President be elegible to the office of President if he shall have exer cised the same in case of vacancy therein. Australian Mail Service. San Francisco, May 26.—Referring to the possibility of the Australian mail ser vice being diverted from San Francisco through the failure on the part of the United States government to provide its proper proportion of subsidy, Robert J. Creighton, agent of the New Zealand gov ernment, stated this evening that it was understood that whatever amount might be appropriated by the United States gov ernment was to be deducted from the Australian subsidy ; that unless the United States government paid its proportion the service would cease, aad the result would be a serions loss to San Francisco. It is believed that a few British ship owners, acting in their own interests, are opposing subsidy. Stronger Stocks. New York, May 24 —Noon—Stocks du ring the past hour were stronger jthan at any time during the week. Some shares have a fair demand, especially Pacific Mail, Western Union, Union Pacific, Kansas and Texas. All leading shares are standing at a premium. New York Democratic State Couven* tion. Albany, May 21.—The Democratic State convention will meet at Saratoga Jane 18th. 1 | WRECKED. Fifty-three Lives Lost New York, May 24.—A special from St. Johns says : The French brig Senorine went ashore on the Grank Banks Friday night, and .as a total wreck in fifteen minutes. Fifty-three of the passengers and crew were lost. The Senorine was caught in a fog, and the captain lost his bearings. He was making for this port when the brig struck. The wildest dis order prevailed. The officers anil crew made for the boats, leavinir the passengers to care for themselves. One boat, contain ing twenty passengers and some of the crew, was swamped by the lurching of the vessel. The screams of the women were j heart-rending. Most of them sank im- i mediately. The men struggled, hut only a few succeeded iu catching floating spars. The captain was unable to maintain dis- cipline among the passengers. Many clung to the rigging alter the first shock, think- ing the vessel would stand the strain and that they would be picked up when the tog cleared, but when the vessel went to pieces they were lost. Only about twenty were saved. -- Off tor Chicago. San Francisco, May 26.—The Cali fornia delegation to the national Republi can convention left by special train this afternoon via the Central Pacific, Union Pacific and Chicago & Northwestern roads. The delegates and party number thirty five. The Nevada delegation will be taken aboard en route. Two hundred excur sionists accompany the delegation. Re ceptions will be held along the line east of the Missouri river and at Chicago, where they are timed to arrive at 8 o'clock Sat urday morning. The California and Nevada delegations will make their head quarters at the Palmer House. The sleep ing coaches are handsomely decorated, and bear the legend, "Blaine and victory." Good Crops. Ottawa, May 26.—All accounts thus far indicate that the crop prospects are wonderfully good 1'or Manitoba and the Northwest. Milwaukee, May 26.—The Secretary of the National Millers' Association, summar izing replies to 3,600 circular inquiries sent to the milling fraternity and others, reports that the present outlook of the wheat crop as compared with the same time in '83, is very promising. Taken as a whole the in dications of the yield for 1884 approximate that for 1882. Serious Accident. Chatham, Ont., May 26. —During the -holiday games to-day the grand stand col lapsed and 150 people were injured, Several were seriously injured. The in juries consisted of broken arms, legs and ribs. Some were injured interuaiiy. Treasury Decision.} Washington, May 26. —The Department of State having been informed that the Chinese government proposed to enter a silk loom in operation as an exhibit at the New Orleans Exposition, the question arose whether the Chinese Restriction Act did not prohibit the landing of operatives on the ground that they were laborers. The question was referred to the Treasury De partment anil Secretary Folger to-day in formed the State Department that the Chinese operatives will lie admitted with out molestation, with the understanding that they will not remain in the country longer than is necessary to display their exhibits. Belligerent Talk. Washington, May 27.— Kerr, in his testimony before the Springer committee to-day, said it seemed that Kellogg had gone al>out newspaper offices anil talked about him. He had been informed that he (Kellogg) told a certain correspondent that he would or ought to take a shot gun anil blow out his (Kerr) brains. "I want to say right here," said witness, "that if Kel logg wants that kind of satisfaction if he will let me know the time or place, I shall be there. If he wants that kind of satis faction he may have it. My character has been assailed." State's Prison for Life. Detroit, May 27. —David Stone, the half-witied uncle of Lulu Dvcke, a six year old girl, who was arrested last week on suspicion of having outraged and inur derdered her, confessed Sunday night to having committed the terrible crime. Last night he was taken into court without public knowledge and sentenced to State's prison for life. He was then put into a close carriage and driven across the coun try to Jackson, where he arrived early this morning. This extraoidinary provision was taken on account of the intense feel ing at Hillsdale to avoid lynching. Large Mortgage. New York, May 32.—Amos R. Eno has mortgaged his Fifth Avenue Hotel property to the Mutual Life Insurance Company for $1,150,000. Trains Wrecked--20 Persons Injured Rochester, May 23.— Details of the col lision of the St. Louis express with a freight train last night say that seven cars were overturned and twenty persons in jured, none fatally. They were all taken to hotels. Prince Yamasicki, of Japan, was bruised about the side and arms. Eleven members of his suit were bruised. Canada Coin. Montreal, May 23.— It is reported that the Bank of Montreal exported $8,000,000 in gold to New York during the recent financial troubles. Nebraska Democratic Convention. Lincoln, May 22. —The Democratic State convention was called to order at 8 o'clock. An hour was spent over tempo rary organization, which was finally effect ed by electing B. A. Hinman, of Lincoln county, chairman. Balloting for delegates at-large resulted in the election of James E. Boyd, of Douglass county, J. Sterling Morton, of Otoe, W. H. Mungei, of Dodge, and Tobias Caster, of Saline. They are all for Tilden. Adjourned. Denial. Augusta, Maine, May 26.— The Kenne bec Journal authoritatively denies that Senator Hale and Frye are opposed to Blaine's nomination. Wants to Resign. St. Louis, May 24—A dispatch from the City of Mexico says that President Gonzales will ask Congress to permit him to resign next month. _ _ Torpedo Flotilla. London, May 24. — The Admiralty ordered the torpedo flotilla at Chatham and Portsmouth to prepare for active ser vice. __ $20,000.000 Loan. Mexico, May 27.— The government re ceived as a loan $3,000,000 on monthly in stallments from the National Bank. As soon as Congress approves the new statutes of the combined banks the banks will negotiate for a $20,000,000 loan for the government in Europe. This agreement was made a month ago, but it was subse quently said to have been abandoned and is now renewed. The Danville Kiot. Washington, May 27. —The majority report of the Senate Election Committee on the Danville riot declares that it was premeditated and preconcerted for the pur pose of raising a riot and intimidating ne groes, and was prearranged aud indorsed after it had occurred. Lapham. who pre pared the report, introduced some tele grams which he claimed sustained the con clusion that it was the deliberate work of the Democratic party. The committee finds no evidence that the negroes tired a shot until after the whites had tired a general volley, and that very few had weapons .of any kind. The negroes were of all ages and of l»oth sexes, gathered unquestionably from church. The whites on the contrary were generally armed. The tire-bell rung, but there was no fire ; on the contrary, it was a signal for the white militia company, as the wiiites came rapidly from all directions, and arms were distributed to them who had none from shops and stores. The re port concludes : The object of the Demo crats iu these efforts was to raise a race issue to alarm the blacks aud excite the whites aud was twofold, 1st, To intimidate colored voters where they were strong, as iu Danville, and 2d, but chietiy, to produce such a frenzied feeling in the State as would induce white electors to join those of their own race and escape the contumely and reproach to which the.' would other wise be subjected lor fraternizing political ly with "niggers." It was made to appear that the blacks were the offenders when in truth the white mob were in possession of the town, and no negro larcd make his appearance on the streets. The occurrence was one which caused rejoicing instead ol regret. The recommendation made in the Copiah report that the basis of representation should lie reduced when the right to vote is denied or abridged in any State is adopt ed as part of this report. The minority report on the Copiah inves tigation dissents entirely from the state ments and conclusions contained in the re port of the majority, and presents their own view of affaire formed from the testi mony of reputable and creditable witnesses : examined by the committee. They express ' the opinion that the investigation origin ! ated and was conducted for the purpose of | I i | j : ! 1 | ] : aiding Republicans in the approaching presidential canvass by reviving stories of outrage and crime which were so effective ly used in former presidential campaigns, and to furnish an excuse for rejecting the whole ol Mississippi in the electoral col lege, and thereby defeating, as was done in 1876, the clearly expressed will of the American people in the choice of Piesi dent. They refer to the Eliza Pinkston story, and ask, who believes it to-day. They assert that this and other such tales having lost their potency, the Danville aud Copiah investigations were conceived and brought forth. They say : The majority report ignored aud purposely discredited the sworn testimony of the most intelli gent, trustworthy aud reliable citizens of Copiah county, and gave full credence anil belief to the statements of persons, some of whom were absolutely destitute of character for veracity and others too ignor ant to understand aud regard the obliga tion of the oaths taken by them." With regard to the killing of Matthews the minority quote from the testimony to show that it was the result of a personal quarrel between Matthews anil Wheeler about politics, and that Wheeler was ac quitted on the plea of self-defense. In re gard to the investigation proposed by the j majority of the next election in Mississippi, the minority report says it is a threat to ! disfranchise the people of the State of ! Missippi in the coming Presidential elec 1 tion, made with a view of deterring the I citizens of that State from casting its eltoral vote contrary to the party in power ; that is a most flagrant aud ab horrent attempt to bull-doze the entire ! State by threatening to disfranchise its people. In conclusion the minority say : "The duty of the undersigned is ; perhaps discharged by exposing the aui ! mus of the recommendations, hut they i feel justified in saying that they little ! understand the spirit or temper of the American people if they will again submit to the defeat of their will in the choice of President, as was the ease in 1877. Neither an electoral commission nor armed soldiers around this capitol will prevent the installation of the President in office of the man elevated to that posi tion by the votes of his countrymen. The reproach brought upon our system of government by the occurrences which placed in the chief executive office of the government a man who had been defeated at the polls is too keenly felt by the peo ple of the country to justify the belief that they will tolerate for a moment the suggestion of their repetition, and the minority can but express theiç surprise at the temerity that volunteers, however covertly, to avow a purpose so destructive to the hopes and honor of the country." The report is signed by Vance, Sauls bury, Pugh and Jones. Clearing House Report. Boston, May 26.—A table compiled from special dispatches to the Post from twenty-seven of the leading Clearing Houses gives the total clearances for the week ending May 24th, with the percent age of increase and decrease as compared with the corresponding week of 1883: $912,373,706; decrease 20 per cent. Fatal Railroad Accident. Savannah, N. Y., May 25.—Train No. 54, due here at 9:33, was to meet extra No. 51 at Savannah. The train from the west came down at the rate of thirty miles an hour and struck the west-bound train, which had not got on the side track, com pletely demolishing one coach and part of another, killing four and wounding six persons. Satisfactory Settlement. Philadelphia, May 26.—It is officially stated that the employees of the Reading Coal and Iron Company will be paid cash. The miners and other employees had been paid in thirty days' certificates. Scrip was only issued for April and May bills for regular employees. This averts threatened trouble. Thirty Thousand Dollars Bail. New York, May 26.—Fish, ex-President of the Marine Bank, arrested yesterday, appeared in the U. S. Commissioner's office this afternoon and pleaded not guilty to the charge of misapplying to his own use money belonging to the United States Bank. The court fixed his bail at $30,000, and Fish produced bonds for that amount. Bank Statement. New York, May 24.—Loans, decrease, $13,461,800 ; specie, decrease, $10,804,100 ; legal tenders, decrease, $4,086,400 ; de posits, decrease,$20,625,400 ; circulation, in crease, $1,266,001 ; reserve, decrease, $9,734, 150! The banks are now $6,609,135 below the legal requirements. Body Recovered. Wilkesbabre, Pa., May 27.—The body of Nellie D. Cooley, a wealthy heiress, who disappeared mysteriously from her home December last, was found in the Sus quehanna river three miles below Nanti coke this afternoon. Stocks. New \t»RK, May 26.—Governments lower for 4Js registered, and firm for other issme Railways stronger. Stocks opened with a decided pressure to sell dividend paying lines. Non-dividend payers were comparatively neglected. Before the first call the Missouri Pacific. Western Union, and l n on Pacific developed a strength which checked the downward tendency. Other active shares rallied Subse quently Lackawanna became very weak, and dropped to 90L This break had but little effect on the general list, which de cline only l(" I. At 11:30 the market was a little better again under the leadership of the Lacka wanna backers. Those most prominent in depressing this stock were afterwards con spicuous buyers ; stock rose to 93, and other stock moved up .'>(4 3j. The market continued strong until after 1 o'clock, when there was a more quiet feel'tig, and a reac tion of j 7 s ^ in prices. After delivery hour there was a rush to cover which resulted in a rise of IU 6; com pared with the lowest point of the day. The steady advance brought iu orders lor long accounts anil round amounts, and sto 1 s were taken at advancing figures. It was reported on the Board that five million iu government bonds had been transferred from W. H. to W. M. Vanderbilt. The street accepted this as meaning that Vanderbilt shares would secure better figures, and the general list advanced. The market closed strong, at the best prices ot the day. Compared with Saturday North ern Pacific preferred was 3; higher, Pacific Mail 1, Union Pacific 3, Western Union 1 The remainder were active. New York, May 27.—Governments steady. Railways firmer. The bull move ment which set in yesterday afternoon made further progress to-day. Before the opening of business this morning there were orders for round amounts of dividend paying stocks iu bankers hands. The market opened strong and iu the first fifteen minutes of trading there was an ad vance of from J(4 1; in solid stocks, Pacific Mail and St. Paul being the most conspicu ous in the upward movement. Before the tiret call there was a decline of from JO' 1 - • Near midday the market dropped consider able strength. The reaction noticed aliove served merely to bring in a fresh buying order, and prices advanced from 5 ' com pared with last night's closing. This was succeeded by a reaction of from \(« 2J. Near 2 p. m. the market was strong anil higher again, some shares at the best of the day. About 2:30 there were sales to realize profits, which resulted in a decline I of from j(" lh- The market closed irregu ; lar, but in the main firm. Pleuro*Pneumonia Among Cattle. Albany, May 27. —The State Board of Health reports a terrible state of affairs in the cow stables of Bliss'ille, L. I., near New York city. Pleuro-pneumouia exists in all the stables. Dying cattle are J milked, then killed, and the carcasses j smuggled into New York and Brooklyn and sold for food. Cablegrams. London, May 21.—The festival tu cele bration of the 500th anniversary of the , death of John Wycliffe, the earliest Eug j lish reformer and translator of the Bible, begun to-day at St. Andrew's church, Black Friars. Immense damage by a cyclone is re ; ported from Akijab, British Bramah, j Severe shocks of earthquake were felt ; to-day throughout the Peninsula of Cyzi I eus, Asia Minor. Several villages were damaged, many houses destroyed, and twenty-five persons killed. Paris, May 21.—The duty on sheep and cattle has been doubled. The Le Paris says the French artists will revenge the refusal ol' the United States Congress to reduce the duty on works of art. They will, the paper says, demand that the French Salon exclude the works of American artists. Paris, May 25.—M. Moel denies that his late wife made a will iu favor of Prince Victor. About one hundred and fifty persons, including several women, deposited wreaths of red immortels upon the graves of the Communists iu the cemetery Pere La Chaise this morning. In the afternoon several thousands, mostly sight-seers visit ed the cemetery. Many black and red flags were displayed. London, May 26.—Lord St. Leonards, indicted lor indecent assault upon a servant girl, was convicted. The court reserved judgment. Hanau, May 26.—The marriage of Princess Elizabeth of Hesse to Prince Leo pold, hereditary prince to the throne took place to-day. Prince William, of Prussia, anil other dignitaries were present. London, May 26.—Italy supports France in her demands for international control of Egypt. One section of the liberal press are strongly opposed to the government's con cession to the French demands. Moody and Sankey will to-day close their successful mission at Croydou. They will sail for America July 5th. Sheffield, May 26.—The Americans defeated the Yorkshires to-day in a game of lacrosse. British Grain Trade. London, May 26.—The Marklaue Ex press, in review of the British grain trade of the past week, says : The blazing sun shine suited the wheats, which are grow ing fast. A warm rain fall is desired. The prices of bread stu fis are drooping, except for the finest white wheats. To day the market was slow, maize scarce and 1 shill ing dearer. Oats were 1 shilling dearer. There was hut little doing in the coast market : Two arrivals, three cargoes sold, two withdrawn, and three remain. The sales of English wheat for the past week were 58,057 quarters at :18s , against66,220 quarters at 43s. 7p. for the corresponding week last year. Irish Adairs. London, May 21.—In the House of Commons to day the hill amending the Irish laborers act of '83 was rejected by 138 to 75. Parnell complained of the oppo sition offered by Trevellyan, Chief Secretary for Ireland. He said the government must not find fault if it meets with retaliation. "Does the government, he asked, "mean to wait until the laborers burn houses over the heads of dissenting landlords ? The laborers have been patient, but it is in tolerable that they should live upon mud floors until the commission has investi gated their grievances. French Jockey Club Races. Paris, May 25—In the race for the Jockey Club prize at Chantilly to-day seven horses started. Little Duck won, with Arch Due second, and Fradiavolo third. At the start Arch Due and Frr. diavolo led at intervals, the rest following in a body. At the tun Arch Dnc, Fra diavolo and Little Duck were running to gether, but Little Duck finally drew away and won rather easily by two lengths. There was only a neck between the second and third. Maritime Disasters«--Seventy Lives Lost. London, May 22.—The Castalia, from Palermo for New York,grounded off Dénia, Spain. She jettisoned part of her cargo. Rongh weather prevents assistance being rendered. The British ship Syria was wrecked off the Fjji Islands apd seventy passengers (coolies) drowned.