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6 SECOND EDITION SPECIAL M 0 11 N J N G E X PRESS. ' BY PRIVATE WIRE.) THE iNTiuXAl.lSTS AND THE PAE1S FUND. Telegraphing last eveaiug the Paris correspondent of the Daily Teltgraph says: Your Cork correspondent's telegram describing the consternation pro iuced in Nationalist ciroles by the announcement that -Mr. Justin M'Carthy alter all niav not have absolute control of the .Vans fund has attracted attention here, anil I have succeeded in obtaining the opinions of several eminent legal authorities on this subject. Uho question is extremely complicated, but the nnti-l'arneliites seem to have been rather hasty in "jumping to the conclusion that because the i rench system differs from that in voue on yo::r side of' the water the heirs of -Mr. i'arn-U will be able to claim the management of half the money deposited in Messrs. Monroe's bank. This large sum is said to have beu lodged in the joint names of Mr. 1'arnell and Mr. M'Carthy, no mention being made of any trust. If this be really ttiecaseprcolnely the same measures were taken as would have been adopted in J-.ngland. Jt is .juite true that the system of trust does not ' prevail in France. To argue, however, that because trust is practically unknown in purely French law it is not recognised here is utterly iucorrect. .Numbers of Knglisii people and other foreigners have money invested iu T'rench and other stock, and in their cases the trust system iB admitted fully and absolutely. I" the course of a short conversation to-day with a tnembor of the firm of Munroe and Co., the American bankers with whom the funds of the Irish Parliamentary party are deposited, 1 ascertained that up to tbe present time they have received no intimation from any of the parties concerned relative to a withdrawal, partial or otherwise, of money in their hands. The tirm has not, therefore, had occasion as yet to Btudy the intricacies of tiio 1'renoh or English law on the subject. J'reneh law, in fact, is very accommodating in this matter so long of courBe aa the requisite proofs are forthcoming. Much of course depends on the question as to whether ilessrs. .Munroe will he satislied with the proofs which they may endeavour to bring in support of their recent claim, assuming indeed that such a measure will be (ound to bo necessary. It is believed by many of the anti-Parnelhtes evidently that no preliminary step was taken to show the bankers that the fund was deposited iu trust, and naturally it would bo matter of. the utmost interest to ascertain the conditions under which the money was lodged with Messrs. Munroe. On this subject the linn is as might be expected very reticent. At the outsot, however, much depends practically on the fact as to whether the bankers with whom tho i'aria fund was deposited are satisfied thoroughly witii the demonstration that it wa3 trust money. It is a matter of notoriety that it was regarded as such, but of course legal evidence is essential. Failing this proof the executors of Mr. Parneil if they were inclined to fight out t'uo quarrel might checkmate effectually their adversaries. If tho latter a e unable to prove tbat tbe Irish fund was deposited in trust and the executors of Mr. l'aruell assume an uncompromising attitude the latter will obtain control over half tho money thu3 invested, and will be in a position to sjnd it as they may deem proper. It is in the interests of tbe auti-J'arnellites to have the ijuestiou settled with the utmost possible despatch. CHINA. The Times correspondent at Singapoie. telegraphing yesterday, says: Advices from Shanghai cated the 3rd inst. Btato that all is quiet with tho exception of a small local disturbance in i'nkien. According to Shanghai reports, foreign .Ministers have broken off negotiations, and have announced that their Governments must act. MK.CHAJLBEIU.A1N AND HIS "NO rul'KUY" CUY. Mr. Chamberlain undoubtedly (says the Daily JVVirJ) wi.-hes we'.l to the Tory party and to tbe Tory lioveriuueat. He lias niiide himself the slave of the Tcrv Government. Yet bo uocs not seem to have been doing them god .orvice by his latest utterances. He spoke last night :it L!anbythr, in Cardiganshire, and he tjt'pan bis speech by a servile panegyric on Vw Tvrv Government, and Uu-u be went on to endeavour to persuade Nouconf-or'nists that they ought to raise me crv " nrj Popery. Mr. Chamtcrliiin has comedown in the political world indeed. He does not show to much r advantage when trying to revive the pari of L-rd George (.iordou. Poor Lr-i'd Ueoree tiordon bad two excuses to plead for hi:n. He was sincere and ho was insane. Mr. Chamberlain has all his wits about hiui. Ho may be sincere in his new opinions, but bis conversion has been rapid and ecaliar. He was the ally of the Irish national p.iriy a: a time when that party was very small in nuinter nr.il hud vet given no practical evidence that it represented the gre.it l ulk of the Irish people. Hut Ireland as a wlidi- was Catholic then just as it is Catholic now, and Mr. Clniniberlaiti the" u'l.l nnt think cf warning Welsh or other Nonconformists against tne terrors of Popery in polities. Mr. Chamlx-rUm h is started his julicy tar too late in the day. IllH ho Popery principle might, be an excellent pruiciple to trot out but tor tbe sin-p e fact that it is dead. Tnere is sotr.elhing pititul. Soniett.ing pittte'lic iu tile spectacle of a public uian who once h id i-lainis to bo tlitusi.t a gits-it Liberal thus sinking to the useless and hopeless vulgarity of an attempt to make political pies: ions in the.-o countries turn once ay.iin int i questions of religious .iscendancy. WELTER'S TELEGRAMS.) JM. DE G1E1LS AND XING liniHKI.l. Monza, Tlespav. M. de Oiers arrived at the Uoyal Castle this morning, accompanied by tho .Marquis di Kudini and M. tie lilangali, Russian Minister at Home, and was immediately received by King Humbert, who conversed with him for a considerable time. The .Russian guests left at a quarter to two fur Milan, accompanied by the Italian Premier, who will return to the Castle this evening with Count Nigra, Italian Ambassador to Austria, and will be included in the Koyal dinner party. attempted" assaiYatTun of the rilE-IDENT U b' NIC A K AG C A. Nrw Yore. Tiksiay. The Herald publishes n despatch from .Managua itating that at midnight on the 13th inst. an attempt iras made to assassinate Dr. tiacaza, tbe i'resident it Nicaragua, by r. corporal of the I'alace Guard, aamed Carlos 1'erez. The criminal was caught on the roof of the palace over the President's bedroom. He had already made an opening into the apartment when Dr. S&ctua, startled by tbe noise, challenged the miscreant and called his bodyguard to arrest him. l'erez, however, refused to surrender until blows he received from the soldiers had rendered him almost senseless. THE GALE Liovd's agency reports that the Norwegian barque llrid, Liverpool for Buenos Arres, witii coals, struck on Canon Kock, off Kearoy, county Down, and is a utal rock. The crew were saved. A Swansea telegram states that immense divtnjge has tiu caused there by the storm. Chimneys were blown down, trees uprooted, and some buildings in course of erection partially collapsed. In Gower-street some lare chimney stacks foil with a loud crash, and some pasers t'v had narrow escapes. Telegraphic communication t etween Swansea and other parts is seriously interfered with. Xmr Youk, Tuesday. Fierce gales hive been experienced along the Atlantic coast to-day, and numer jus wrecks are reported. A NEW rALLXELLlTE PAPER. aiti embers of tlie 1'arnellite party and too committee of the proposed new Parnellite papers wero engaged vesterd.ny matting arrangements to tnn out tne new organ. Mr. T. Harrington was appointed a director, and Mr. I'.yrne, late editor of the Frr-ra'i J,ra, was added to the number. It was decided that the name of the morning paper should be the ruA Dji'.v IndepmJcBi and of the evening taper tho i'rent'nj HmxIJ. The company has been registered as the. Irish Independent Publishing and Printing Company. The prospectus has been prepared and will be issued shortly stating tiiat papers carrying on Mr. I'araelr's work are his best memorial. 11,000 has been iubscribed. 1'HE ENGLISH C1UCKETEKS AT BOSTON. (KKTTXE'S TKLSGUAl!.) Boston', Tcksdat. Tbe match between Lord Hawke's Eleven and the lkston Athletic Association, which was commenced bare yesterday, has resulted in an easy victory for the rnirfiimi, who won br 22 rsas. A SOUTHERN COUNTY SEEN WITII NORTHERN EYES. (VEOH A COURKSPONDEKT. ) We are apt to smile at comparisons between the Jforth and South as somewhat fanciful and out of date in these days of railway oorapeti-tiou. We think that it is all vory well for tho poet to sing How brief the sun of sunvcier in the North, And brief the noon of beaucy in the South ! Wo who have travelled and who of us have ot f know that even in that wide variety of .North and South of which tho poet sings tho (inferences are often so disappointingly small that our imaginations aro driven sometimes to nolo in the diarios which wo intend to offer to a jaded publisher on our return such trifles as tho discrepancies of railway time or tho varieties of official incivility. If this bo truo when the comparison is between places as wide apart as Macedoti and Monmouth, if we, like the worthv Fluellon, can discover merely " rivers in both and salmons in both," what ciui be said when tho journey is only from the Cheshire plain to the Kentish weald, a matter of a few hours' railway u-aveUingir That bird of yass-ti.ro the summer visitor sees littlo or nothing to contrast there are tho rivers in both, and (Oh. memories of Frank Buckland and Charles Kingslov !) salmons in neither. But to the Northeriior coming south to live, or to tho Southerner seeking a home in the N orth country, the differences aro striking differences of con-tiiiuration, of course, and of climate, but also character, of dialect, and wo may go further still and sav of race, it, is true that wo should seek in vain for the old tribal distinctions of a bygone age. and yet a little close watching will discover, deep underneath the cosmopolitan, ever-shifting surface of the big cities and towns, a substratum that never changes or shifts its place. It is here, and also among tho stationary rural population, that wo must look for those provincial touches that are the survival of the old tribal distinctions. East Ariglia, as wo know well from Dr. Jcssopp, is like nothing save Kast Anglia ; and even in Kent, where the outside influences are stronger than perhaps in any other county, there ate ways ( call them Jutish if you will) which aro as unlike the ways of the East Anglian as they are foreign to tho habits of the Cornish miner, in whose land Celtic memories still linger. To pass from out the deep brooding shadows of Kinder Scout and the everlasting stillness of those great; purple-black hills that gather round the Peak, the sight of which for the first timo makes the heart stand still or leap with a throb of fear, to tho smiling, giowing sunniness of the garden of England, is like the transition from Bach to Jlendelssohn. To live iu thu pure serenity of tho mountains is to lose count of soil ; one's own small identity is swallowed up in the majesty around ; in thu South country the warm sun seems to make tho blood tingle " with the consciousness of cno's own existence, and wo rejoice simply at being alivo. The spring creeps slowly up the north. Just a faint haze of green over tho lurches maybe, a silvurv sheen over tho chestnuts, a fresh resinous smell, which we had forgotten during tho dead winter months, among tho firs, tho black buds of tho ash slowly filling and swelling, under tho trees a few faint primroses or hardy daffodils, and then a long dreasy waiting while tho black north-east wind holds its spell over the laud and tho ice-king reigns such is a ,'orthorn spring. In the South nature is more reckless and deliaut. All seems to buist into life at a touch. Scarce liavo tho first snowdrops pushed their eager heads through the soil than the violets aro up; quick on I their steps the larch hangs out its crimson j tassels, as though to welcome tho nightingale's return : and in another month ttio land is ablaze with tho mingled colours of apple and cherry blossom, gorso, and may. From February till late October this brightness of colouring lasts ; it is one of tho peculiar charms of the South. The tone deepens, that is all ; instead of tho blossom wo have the fruit; cherries, with their delicate gradations of red and pink, hang in rich clusters among the sombre leaves; apples, whoso tiuo russet browns seem dusted with gold ; deep purplo mulberries, ami in many a sheltered garden the delicate bloom of peacU and nectarine and gvapo ; and, over all. the sun and tho soft hazy blue of the truo summer sky. Away in the distance can bo traced tho soft rounded outline of the chalk hills, while deep down in tho valloys tho bright gold of the ripening grain throws into relief the Ion"' straight alleys trom which the hop poles shoot up, each with its garlaud of tender, delicate green. Along the line of the river tall English poplars rear their heads skyward and throw their protecting shadows on lurking trout in the placid stream below, while, fringing the bank, the quivering sallow and dainty silver birch play with the summer breeze. And as autumn steals almost imperceptibly up the tono deepens again ; rich, warm tints hang over the still leafy trees, and linger long after the last swallow has taken its flight and the cheery note oi the robin has given tho first notice of approaching winter. Travellers tell us that to taste the orange to perfection it must be gathered and eaten in the orange grove. The same may be said of the cherry. Those who only know cherries as they appear in the homely pie, or bruised and clammy as they are to be seen on the itinerant vendor's barrow, little know the delicious Uavour of the cherry gathered and eaten in the orchard, with tho bloom still fresh on it. It is a pretty sight to watch tho pickers, mostly women and girls, in their blue and pink sunbonnets and neat cotton aprons, mounted on ladders in tho orchards, sometimes many acres in extent, stripping the purple fruit from the straight, stiff branches, along which it clusters as on a rupe. and tossing it into the baskets deftly hold below. Rut if it is difficult to describe the taste of the fresh-gathered cherry, how much moro difficult it is to explain the peculiar charm that lies in the perfume of a hop garden or iu the fragrant scent of an oast-house during the picking season. The hopping season lasts, roughly, some three weeks. It generally overlaps or follows close on the harvest, and precedes by a very short interval the ingathering of the autumn fruit. It is a busy season in the Weald of Kent. Every available soul man, woman, and child is turned to account in tho hop gardens. Woo to the mistress who seeks to replace a servant at such a time, or to the employer who lias quarrelled with his men. Off they all go to swell the ranks of the home pickers : vour parlour-matd begs a day off to go "hopping," anil your handy man about the house takes one w:thout leave. Thousands of strangers (foreigners, as they aro not inappropriately called) of ail sorts and conditions the tottering old beggar, who sweops the crossing when ho is at homo : the stout eostermonger, who takes advantage of a slack season to come with all his worldly gear, including his wile and family, all safely packed in the familiar donkey cart; the gentleman's son out of luck, tho mother whose infant hangs nn her breast thoy swarm into the land like devastating clouds of locusts. They come, for the most part, from the East End of London : Whitechapel provides a goodly contingent. They take possession, so to speak, and until thev take their departure i nisht and rest are a hideous mockerv. Legisla tion arid charity combined have done much to improve the condition of these birds of passage I dining their brief but noisy sojourn in the j country, but much remains still to bo done. I The accommodation provided for them is still 1 utterly inadequate and scarcely decent. The J argument that it is as good us they get at home i is surely a very weak one. Surelv here is a ! golden opportunity for ecttinsr in touch with some portion of that wasted humanity whose claims we now so readily acknowledge. The fact is the people of the South are not sufficiently alive to the importance of such social questions as these to grapple with the problem of the waifs and strays "in a serious spirit. Notice the ijuiei, self-contented placidity of the Southern provincial town t compare" the easy, unruffled expression on most of the faces with the eager, anxious throng hurrying along a Manchester street, and this will be readily understood. There is. moreover, a fund of quiet obstinacy in the Southern character which is more difficult to overcome than all the dogged resistance of the North. You may know your Northern friend heart to heart ; once won, he is tho friend that sticketh closer than a brother. You may live in the South all your life, have many friends, vet not probe the heart of one. In the South ire do bo: try to expand because we do not feel THE! the need for expansion. We do not like tho word Reform ; it has a radical sound, and we are very conservative. "Trade" is our horror; gentility" our ideal ; " above all, no worry" our motto. Do yon doubt the wisdom of such a motto!1 From the edge of the weald, look down on yonder quaint, old, world-forgotten town. In tho midst stands np the ivy-covered tower ot the parish church ; hard by, a erumbling ruin of monastic times ; hero an old grey manor-house ; there, respected and undisturbod, the red-gabled front of some Elizabethan grange. Follow tho irregular lino that marks tho main thoroughfare ; just at its busiest point, whore carriers stop to set down their load of country folk oti a markut day, it is abruptly cut m two by a fork-like row of houses with projecting ; eaves and low narrow doorways and red-tiled ; roofs, to which clings the mossy growth of many ' a summer, and henco demand the respect that is duo to long-ostablished respectability. Would you improve all this away ? Turn once more to the river, where, in the shadow of the poplars, still lurks the wily trout. What is that unsightly structure, of tiaming red and yellow brick, whoso half-linishud chimney blocks tho view of tho old priory beyond ? It is a factory! Courage, tho ago oi progress has begun. .1 0 r NT-STOCK COMPA NIES. Tho iMrcctors of the Palatine Insurance Company, Limited, have declared a dividond of 5 per cent per annum for the half year ending 30th June last. The warrants will be issued on the 15th instant. The Puerto Cabello and Valencia Kailway Company announces a dividend of lGs. per share, free of income tax, on the ordinary shares. The San Jor?a Nitrate Company, Limited, has declared an interim dividend of 5s. per share, free of income tax. The Directors of the De Lamar Mining Company, Limited, have ileclared a second interim dividend of 9d. per share for the three montiis ended September 30. Tho Directors of Hodgson's Kingston Brewery Company, Limited, have decided to recommend the payment of a dividend at the rate of 7 per cent per aunum, free of income tax, for tho six months ending September 30. The rirst annual general meeting of the shareholders of J. and r. Coats, Limited, was held at Glasgow yesterday. Mr. Archibald Coats, who pres ded, moved tho adoption of the report. The amount which bad been carried to depreciation account was 44,000. Tho profits exceeded by 0,000, the highest figures referred to in the prospectus. Sir James King seconded tho motion, which was adopted. On the motion of the Chairman, socondod by tir James Whitehead, a dividend of 6 per cent on the preference shares and 8 per cent on the ordinary shares was declared. The general meeting of the Standard Bank of Africa Company was held iu London yesterday. Sir 11. Kobinson. chairman, presiding. In moving the adoption of the report, which recommended the declaration of a dividend and bonus, making together 14- per cent, the Chairman said tho depression succeeding the disastrous bank failures of the previous half year had only during the past six months been fully evident, and had shown itself in tbe enforced economy that baa" been noticeable in all directions, and in the fact that for the time, speculative enterprise had been practically dead. Tho disturbance of credit in tho London market which had followed tho liaring collapse had reacted prejudicially on South Africa by withholding the action of English capitalists irom investments at the Capo. Moreover, tho trade returns of tho colony bad shown diminished figures almost all round, while the tiovernment receipts for the year ended last. June from customs, railways, and tariil's showed a considerable faliing off from the Treasury estimates. In point of fact, the main feature characterising tho half year had been the reaction and contraction in business which had followed tho excessive speculation and intlatiou oE the markets of 1888, 1839, and the early piirt of 1890. Under these circumstances it was a matter for congratulation that the bank had fully retaitntfl its hold on the diminisned business of the century, and that its profits so closely approximated the n'ures of the preceding half year. On tho debit side of toe account tiie note circulation of 696,203 showed a b.tmll lalhng-otT, which was accounted frr by restricted trade. The amount due to customers on deposit, current, ami other accounts, namely, i.7.S14,b69, showed tho large decline of 1,016,522, but this apparent docli no was due to the fact that the bank auditors had deemed it advisable to treat in an exceptional manner the accounts kept with the Cape of Good Hope Bank, which was in liquidation. Drafts, which wore stated as 378,159, showed a doclino of 61,836, which was also indicative of the restricted business ol the country t but tho acceotances, which were 127,680, showed a satisfactory increase ot 39,287. Bills receivable on account ot customers, whicii amounted to 1,437, '122, showedaconsiderabiedechne, but thisilern appeared on both sides of the balance-. beet. On the credit side what might be regarded as the liquid assets of the bank were of such magnitude as to indicate a very strong position. The tirst three items amounted to 4,285,096, as against 4,446,561 at the close of the preceding ear, thus showing t he comparatively small decline of 161,465. Bills of exchange purchased show a satisfactory increase of 56,403, while bills discounted foradvance-s to customers were stated at 4,507,740, showing an apparent decline of upwards of 1,000,000, which, however, was more than accounted for by the exceptional course taken by tho auditors in dealing with the accounts of the Cape of Good Hope Eank. Freehold premises, kc., in London and South Africa were in a favourable position. The profit and loss account showed an increase of nearly 4,000 iu working expenses, but a large proportion of this was due to law charges. The gros3 profits ot 217,651 allowed an apparent decline of 3,925, but this was accounted for by the charge for bonus to officers which did not appear in last year's account. He thought that on the whole the shareholders would regard the balance sheet as a verv satisfactory one. He believed the prospects of the Bank were i;ood, aa there were already indications of a revival of trade, the exports showing a considerable increase, especially in gold and diamonds. SirH. Birkly seconded the motion for the adoption ot the report, and it was at once agreed to. X dividend and bonus amounting to 14 per ceut was declared. The report of the. Eastern Extension Australasian and China Telegraph Company for the half year ended 30th June states that tho gross receipts, including Government subsidies, amounted during that period to 264,873, against 254,857 lor the corresponding half vear of 1890. The working expenses, including 17,313 "for cost of repairs to cables and expenses of ships, absorb 71,477, against 76,670 for Iho corresponding period of 1300, leaving a balance of 193,402. After meeting fixed charges 155,165 remains as tho net profit for the half year. One ijuarteriy interim dividend of 1 percent, amounting to 31,250, lias been paid during the'half year, and another oi like amount will bo distributed on the 15th instant, leaving 92,665 to be carried forward. All the 6 per ceut debentures that were outstanding when the last ieport was issued have been paid oil and cancelled, and the Stock Exchange have granted an official quotation in tile new 4 . r cent debenture stock. The guarantee arrangement made with certain of tho Australasian colonies for testing the effect of a 4s. rate to Australia came into operation on tho 1st May last, and the increase of traffic resulting trom the reduction of tariff is represented as so far encouraging. As, however, the accounts embrace only two months' receipts at the reduced tariff it is too early to form any reliable opinion as to the result of this important experiment. Tho reserve fuuds amount to 584.530. liKWAitD fob Bravery at Leigh. At a swimming gala held at the Leigh Public Baths last evening. Wuii.im Stewart, of Leigh, was presented with the Koyal Humane Socioty's bronze modal for having on June 8 rescued a lad named Thomas Marsh from drowning in the Bridgewater Canal at Leigh. Stewart, a;;ed 31, who is a promiuent member of the Leigh Cricket Club, has saved six lives previously. Manitoba. Messrs. Tiobert A. M'Lean and Co. rejiort that, by advices just received from Mr. F. H. Urydges. vice president of the Manitoba and North-Western Kailway, the crop in Manitoba has been harvested and that in quantity and value it will considerablv excee 1 thai, ot last year. Immigration throughout the year has been good. Sixty per cent more people have gone into the country served by the railway than last year. These have come from Germany, Iceland, Denmark, and the State of Dakota. The Company's agent in Dak. ta states that "the immigration movement from Dakota to Manitoba is assuming formidable dimensions, and is rapidly becoming a sort of fever affecting all c:a-sos. We cannot get better settlers than these people, who aro accuBtomfd to extensive farming, thoroughly understand the necessities of the country, and buy land quickly." Firf. at a School is Old Kent Road : Exciting Scene. The middle-class school for girls, 415, uld Kent Koad, London, kept by Mrs. C. Shone, was tiie scene of an alarming fire yesterday morning. Shortly before half -past ten o'clock a person in the house discovered that a cupboard under the stairs was alight, and almost in an instant the classroom, which looks into the Old Kent Koad, was invaded by thick clouds ot" smoke. The children, to the number of about thirty, commenced crying and screaming, and many of them rushed into the garden. Police Constable Joseph Collins was informed that one of the children had been left behind in an upper storey, and he at once searched the rooms, but found none. It was afterwards ascertained that the missing girl was sate. The fire was quickly subdued. The news of the fire soon spread, and several mothers were quickiy at the school, and were much relieved on finding that their children were safe. The Military Touhxamknt at Old Traf-FOi:r. In wretched weather yesterday the annual sports of tlie 12th Lancers were brought to a conclusion on the Athletic Clu'i Ground, Old Trafford. Owing to tiie persistent lain only a lew spectators were present. The beautiful " musical ride' was again given, and an addition was made to the programme of tbe previous day in the shape of a one mile saiety bicycle race. This was won easily by J. D. Johnson, of the M.A.C. The various regimental competitions resulted as follows : Lance v. sword (recruits): 1, Corporal Hunt-. 2, Private Leicester. Lance post practice (recruits) t 1. Private Trevor: 2, Private MitchelL Sword v. laoee; 1, Sergeant Vickery; 2, Corporal Woods. Sword post practice (recruits) : 1, Private Trevor;. 2, Private Chasemore. Tent pegging (recruits) : 1, Corporal 'e!son ; 2, Private Beach. Lance post practice: 1, Sergeant Wame: 2, Private Kent. Sword post practice: 1, Sergeant Kenny; 2, Corporal Burcliett. Tilting at the ring: 1, Corporal Moore; 2, Troop Sergeant Major Allen. Lemon cutting: 1, Troop Sergeant Major Allen ; 2, Sergeant Baker. Tent pegetng : 1, Corporal Moore ; 2, Sergeant Farrier Woods. Section tent pegging: 1, A Troop; 2, S Trooo. Toe ol wax; 0 Troop. MANCHESTER" GUARDIAN; THE WORKMEN'S CLUB ANT) INSTITUTE UNION. (IIIOH A COEBBSPOSDEJIT. ) The Workmen's Club Union, at its annual meeting at the hall of the Co-operative Wholesale Society in London, have had a capital year's record to place before its members. Fifty-nine new clubs have been admitted to the Union, wiich brings up the total of tho clubs affiliated to 422. About half of these clubs are in tbe country and half in London. The membership of the London clubs averages about three hundred and that of the country clubs two huudred, so that the Union lias over 100,000 clients whoso club interests it watches over. It is a great tiling that these clubs should federate instead of standing aloof from each other. Affiliation to tlie Union opens the door of each of the 422 clubs in the provinces and London to the whole rango of members who take the trouble to obtain tho " Union associate card." Monthly delegate meetings are held, and in the summer months athletic contests, Saturday afternoon outings, trips by country members to town, and many other pleasant eveuts have been arranged by the L nion, whose secretary, Mr. J. J. Dent, an old member of the Chelsea Kleusis, is an ideal organiser, la the winter a bewildering succession of contests fcdees place. There are billiard tournaments, cribbage tournaments, skittles, and football conteits, and at other times of the year the London clubmen compete in shooting, angiing, cricket, and swimming. or are mental competitions neglected. The club atmosphere is hardly adapted to the severer studies, but there are to be found members who are very glad o:' the opportunity which the Union provides of systematic reading followed by an examination. The Club Union has an excellent library, too, and the boxes of thirty books, two of which are always at the disposal of any club on payment of carriage, are much appreciated. "I owo all to the Union," writes one of tlie workmen caudidat.es for a mining constituency, iu allusion to the benefits which he has gained, thanks to its educational activity. It is not surprising that, with tho rapid financial and numerical development of the Union, the balance-sheet shows an addition of 386 to the funds during the past year. The Committee should be contemplating an extension of its sphere. They are accordingly recomraeuding that during the forthcoming year an effort should be made to establish clubs iu many of the villages which at present have hardly any opportunities for social intercourse. "We believe," says the report, " that both stores and trade unions would be more possible in tbe villages if the club or reading-room were first established and the workers accustomed to meet and w;rk together in managing a club or institute for social recreation and amusement. " This must be a very uphill piece of work, but it ought to meet with warm support. How to make the country a more attractive place to live iu is by no means merely a nutter for country concern, as many townsmen are beginning to discover. The Union has also a scheme under weigh for a central hall, with meeting-rooms, readiug-rooms, and a model club attached. Here, it may be, something will bo done to renew the old ideal which such old friends of the club movement as Mr. Frederic Harrison and Professor Beesly preached, tint the unions and friendly societies should form the backbone of the club movement, so that behind the apparatus for enjoyment and gossip there should be always a serious social purposo. The social side of many of the clubs will fail to render the best account of itself until the old ideal is re-established so many of the more thoughtful clubmen think. It is curious to see what a change has come over the Club Union during the last halt-dozen years. It was almost entirely an affair of patronage and philanthropy for many years, in volume 1 of the minute-book of tlie Union, on page 7, is pasted an account of the inaugural meeting held on June 14, 1862, when Lord Brougham "and other social reformers" met at the Law Amendment Society's rooms, Waterloo Place. The object of the association then started was "to provide for working men social institutes which should supersede the beerhouse by supplying rational amusement and recreation, &c, combined with the means of intellectual improvement and social advancement." The public wero appealed to for subscriptions and donations, and amongst those who announced their " adhesion " to tho social institutes movement were Matthew Davenport Hill, Thomas Hughes, and Miss Mary Carpenter. A few months after there followed a grand storm over tlie beer question. The presont Solicitor General, who acted as minute secretary, headed thu teetotallers, whilst the Judge Advocate General swept the decks at the head of the beer party. Hut in spite of the beer and tobacco the club movement continued to be organised entirely from above, and amongst the subscribers to its funds wero the leading members of the aristocracy, from Her Majesty, who gave 50 one year, downwards. Tiie Archbishop of Canterbury and a number of bishops also appear iu the list of subscribers. The concluding paragraph of the first annual report reads as follows : " Among a greit number of applications and suggestions for immediate corporation in various towns and districts, the Council have received a valuable letter from a gentleman resident iu the cotton manufacturing districts, pointing out the great number of 7iucei for working men's clubs found there during the suspension of factory labour and requiring but very little additional outlay and atteutiou to develop them into all which this society desires to promote." The Manchester braach of the Union, it may be mentioned, now numbers something like sixty clubs. The growth of the democratic spirit in the Union lias been gradual, but it has wiped out at last all tlie list of royal, ducal, and ecclesiastical patrons, and a committee of plain clubmen meat weekly at the offices in Ilolborn to transact business. The secretary gave up bricklaying to take up the work. Only two of the connecting links with the early days of the Union have now any connection with it the veteran peace agitator Hodgson Pra-.t, the president, and Alderman Taylor, the vice president. Whatever shortcomings may attach to the club movement and it is by no means immaculate, it i.t steadily taking its place as one of the forces of the time. LABOUR QUESTIONS. COMPENSATION F110M MINERS. Three hundred miners who wero summoned at Eckington, near Chesterfield, for absenting themselves from work, have agreed to pay the compensation claimed by the Unstone Coal and Coke Company. The cases were adjourned three weeks ago, and on Monday the solicitors engaged intimated to the magistrates at Kckington that the compensation and costs would be paid." A number of men were also summoned for a breach of the special rule3 and disobeying the lawful commands of the colliery officials, bit these sum-mouses were withdrawn. COLLIERY STRIKE AT PENDLEHURV. The men employed at the "Wheat Sheaf "pit of Messrs. Andrew Kriowles and Sons, Pendlebury, came out on strike last evening. A dispute arose some few-weeks ago with regard to the output of the "packing" or refuse of the pit. In thin workings of ten yards wide the men have, according to their statement," been making an output of five yards of pack, for which the rate of pav was 3s. 2d. per yard. The "Wheat Sheaf" being a clean mine a considerable amount of extra labour was caused by the getting of so great a quantity of "pack." New workings of sixteen yards have also latterly been ordered, and on these au "additional pack being requried the men refused to continue working on the present terms. They ask that the whole of the work of getting "packing" shall be taken off and given over as the work of special day men. In this request they are supported by the Lancashire Federated Miners' Union. About 200 miners brought their tools out of tlie pit on leaving work yesterday. SIR W. HARCOURT AND THE EASTBOURNE RIOTS. Ar. a meeting of the Salvation Army, held at Exeter Hal':, London, on Monday night, to bid farewell to thirty officers who are going on foreign service, Mr. Bramwell Booth referred to the Eastbourne riots. He urged that the Local Act of Eastbourne was a bad law, because it was purposely placed on the Statute hook to prevent then from acting on their conscientious convictions, and because it was contrary to the law- of the whole land. Having written on the subject to Sir William Har-jourr, who was Home Secretary when this Act was passed, he had received tlie following reply : "You are right in saying that, so far as 1 had'any adminisrrative authority in such matters while I was Home Secretary, I discouraged restrictions of the character contained in the Eastbourne Act. On more than one occasion I declined to sanction by-laws having such an object when I had observed tbe "use to whi;hthev were put. I don't feel that I have sufficient knowledge of the details to form a judgment on what has since taken place in the execution of the Eastbourne Act, but the impression I have derived is this, as in tbe Whitchurch case some time ago, that the mischief arising from officious interference in such circumEtances is far greater than any possible good which is likely to be obtained. " The Eastbourne Act, continued Mr. Booth, was not only bad ; it was got bv a trick passed without the House of Commons knowing that its numerous provisions about sewers and lamp-posts and streets covered one to prevent the Salvation Army from carrying on its work in the streets. A precisely similar law had been swept away at Torquay, and this would have to go too. Her Majesty's Indian troopship Malabar arrived at Bombay yesterday morning. WEDNESDAYS 0CT0BER114; MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS. MANCHESTEB. St. Gkobor's Wabd. A large and representative meeting of the Ward Council was held last evening in the Working Men's Keform Club, City Koad. Mr. James Walthew occupied the chair, and was supported by Dr. Woodcock, Councillor Bax, Councillor Carhart, and Councillor Gibson, Dr. Wotswick, and others. Dr. Woodcock was called upon by tbe Chairman, and presented to Mr. Councillor Norris a requisition signed, in three days, by about 1,000 ratepayers of the ward. The requisition thanked Mr. Norris fcr the vigilant and efficient manner in which he had watched over the interest! of the ward in the City Council, &nd pledged tbe rcquisitionists to use their beet efforts to secure his return. Mr. Councillor ; Gibson supported the prayer of the requisition. Mr. Norris acknowledged the compliment paid him iu tho terms of the requisition and the speeches of Dr. Woodcock i and Mr. Councillor Gibson. An election committee was i at once appointed, with Dr. Woodcock as chairman, Mr. : James Walthew as vice chairman, Mr. Councillor Gibson i being treasurer and Mr. Alfred Ogden hon. secretary. Oxfohd Ward. At a meeting bold last evening at St. ! James's Schools, Mr. Councillor Goorga Clay was pre- Miumu Yii.u n , u,juf3it,!ou in u ueuta&i iy mgjiieu uy eiecioi: of this ward asking him again to become a candidate. Mr. Clay acceded to the request, and a committee was lormed to carry out the necessary arrangements. Tiie following firms attached their signatures to the requisition : Lyon, Lord, and Co. ; G. Fraser, Son, and Co.; S. and J. Watts ; Itichardson, Tee, and ltycroft; Benjamin Carver. Alderman King. F. Mehl, J. Strang and Sons, ; J. F. and H. Roberts, J. Y. Wilkinson and Co., George J'eaK and Co., Henry Samson, Dr. t-iimpson, Benjamin Gibbons, T. P. Bellhouse, E. Briggs, and others. SALFORD. There is a probability of contests taking place iu most of the wards in Saliord. Since November last the Labour Electoral Association has been instituted, which, besides lending its influence to candidates who promise to support its programme, has put forward its President (Mr. G. Kogersori) as a candidate in opposition to Mr. S. Phillips, the retiring member for lietnt Ward. Tho Conservatives are also bringing out a candidate. In Trinity Ward tbe retiring councillor, Mr. S. Cooper (C), will be opposed by Mr. Thomas Schofield (L), bakor, Chapel-street. The Liberals have not yet decided to offer any opposition to Councillor Middlehurst in Islington Ward, but it is stated that .Mr. Joseph Shaw, a former member of the Council, intends to oppose him. Mr. A. Settle (Socialist) and Mr. Kelly (Carters' Union), tbe Liberal candidate, will try conclusions in Ordsal Ward, where Mr. S. Kudman (C), the retiring councillor, seeks re-election. Almost the whole strength of the Socialist body is to be found in this ward, and this will perhaps be the most interesting contest of any. Mr. E. ticholes, a working man, has been brought forward by the Liberals to oppose Mr. T. Jackson (C), the retiring member. Mr. C. H. Uardman (L) and Mr. F. Armstrong (L) retire in Kersal Ward. The former does not seek re-election, and Mr. Armstrong will have as his colleague Mr. Elijah Meggitt. Mr. W. Oilier, a licensed victualler and a former councillor, wUl come forward in the Tory interest. In St. John's Ward the retiring members, Messrs. J. Corbett and G. H. Pmder, will be returned unopposed. Messrs. T. Kobinson (C), J. Shaw (L), and K. W. Jones (L), who represent St. Stephen's, St. Matthias's, and Groengate respectively, will no doubt, walk over. Regent WitiD: Candidature of Me. Geoege Koobh-son. A moeting in support of Mr. G. Kogorson, the candidate representing tlie labour interest, tor Kegeuc Ward was held last evening in tho Woodbine-street Schoolroom; Mr. T. C. Field presiding. There was a large attendance. The Chairman said it was time they of tlie labour interest in Salford returned one of their own order, so that thoy might honestly do away with tho scandals for which Salford had been so notorious. Whether Tory or Liberal, every man in the labour ranks should endeavour to make the result of the coining contest a great victory for that cause. Mr. Kogerson said it had been admitted on all hands by tho great leader at Newcastle and at the recent North-east Manchoster election that labour ought to be more fully represented on ail public bodies. But besides that, he considered that their candidate on the other side had not studied tho interests of tho working classes. On the gas question they liad not boon well represented. Their gas engineer had received an increase of salary, primarily, it seemed, because he had manufactured an equal quantity of gas with a less number of men. That, however, w as scarcely a matter of congratulation for working men. Proceeding, Mr. Kogerson doalt with the question of tlie gas strike, and remarked that it showed that although tne Committee could deal generously with their chief officials yet it was far different with their workmen. Ono of the Sult'orU councillors described the treatment oi their workmen at that time tas "teaching them discipline." Was that proper language to uso towardn free Englishmen who were, in fact, part owners of tho works in which they laboured? He hoped the electors would remember that " teaching of discipline" at the poll. There was no doubt the whole of that business had from beginning to end been contemptible. (Cheers.) As to his own principles, he could repeat that he stood on labour interests. He thought the "pollution of rivers "question would be better dealt with by an imperial than a local body, as the latter had often great interest in the manufactories at the rivers' sides. Labourers' dwellings also was a question that could not bo properly dealt with by a board of house owners. The building by-laws needed revision. He did not believe in the flats" now being erected by the Corporation. They did not want " flats," but homes. Ho was in favour of an eight hours day for ail Corporation men, and the abolition of overtime. No adult workman ought to receive less than 4s. a day. Even on that it was a puzzle how a man could exist. He also proposed that no corporate official should receive more than 500 a year. It was said .they must pay for "bruins." His opinion was that they had had too much "brains" in their officials and too little in the Council. Gas ought to be supplied at cost price, so that it could be used more greatly for cooking and heating, and so lessen the smeke of the atmosphere. Corporation contracts should be carried out only by those who paid trade union wages, and there ought to be no subletting. (Cheers.) On the motion ot Mr. J. B. Foden. seconded by Mr. G. T. Jackson, a resolution of confidence in the candidate was carried. FROM THE "LONDON GAZETTE" OP LAST EVENING. WINDING-UP NOTICES. The siftm and C&n&l Carrying, Stityylns. and Sleaiu TowiflB Compauv. Ijiulled, to recouslrucl. Tim iluiand Counties friintuir Company, Limited, w eulngDorougn. 'i'tia Darlington Corn Mill, Flour, uud 1'rovlaioii Company, l.lailuid. I rown Investment i rust Limited, Cheaild-3. London, hciiuolt- At oss Litter Cuiuany, Limited, tiooie. PARTNERSHIPS DISSOLVED. Clay and Bird, publishers and booksellers. King William-street, Suand, London. , . , Kuttienord and Co., produce brokers, Fenchurcn.street, London. Wallis and Son-, drapors, Wooiwlcri; as regards G. W. Wauls, II .1. Cohen and C. Culum, rinancial ayenLs, .-strand, London, liowen and Tlioinpeon, aoileaorn, atallord; as regard W. Uowetl. J. Joule and son, brewers and maltslera, atone, Slattordahire, oy Iho'retnumeiit ot W. Tlinmpion. w. and J. llrijft:.. Ironmongers and smiths, Vi ooler. Itorthumber- W." 11. and J. Joule, wino and spirit merchants, Stooe, .Statford-shlre, ty the retirement ot W. Thompson. Jyunmns and How, r, solicitors, iiisuop Auckland: as regards JJ. iVand ti. DoulsUiorpe, dyers, Leicester ; as regards E. J. Donis- 'iick and cox, late mineral water manufacturers, liott-strcet. Ancoais, .Manchester, now ot Orosvenor-su-oet, Caorltou-upou-Me-ulooK. an Uie tau de Seltz Company. IJ. cottrell and CO., manure manulacturers, IJrlstoI. Uirdlesiouo, risleron, and Todd, solicitors, fait itall, London. J. iiors and coils, Jewellers' factors, Warslone Lace, lilrmiugrjatn; as regards J. .Myers. Morrison and lcennanls, yarn spinners, Fiu William - streot. II iidderslield. W'utK lirothers and Steele, chomical manulaeturors, llunconi. THE BANKRUPTCY ACTS, 1833 AND 1890. RECEIVING ORDERS. C. Ilarnes, furniture remover, iiroxbourue, Herts, lato City Road, Loiidon. W Uarrack. nurseryman, Kendal. F. Street. law licensed victualler, Loutfhborougb. J. liurne, Uceiiied victualler, late Cockspur-slreet, Liverpool, j! Ward, commslon agent, i'eiidarren, MerUiyr Tydtil. ai. it. Davenport, coat merchant, dinallbrook, Wuilctiurob, and at Wrentjuiv and Nautwictl. F. avails, draper, llipou. 1). Aluer, farmer and coal dealer, Shipton-under-Wycxiwood, Oifordsnlre. v. Uonksley, farmer, Dungworth, Kcclesfiold, lOrtshire. r;. j. Witners, win mercLaut, High-street, Soutnaiuputu. J I'.rowu, hosier, tsunderiand. j' V. Curry, solicitor, itradlord. Yorkshire. j'lleelis. solicitor, un Inmate uf tiie asylum at Measton. near Guiseley. late skiptou. j u. l,ewts (tradlmr a K. Lewis and lately trading as J. 15. Lewis and rionl, draper, lirentford, Middlesex. h 'lllaCKbourn, groc.-r, Orpington, Kent. '1 . h. Clark, commercial traveUer. Tooting Junction, Surrey. Y. J. Mitchell, larmer. Upper Warluighain, aurroy. J. Masters, labourer. West Hoe, l'lyn,outh. n". W. .-. Chambers, telegraphist, Katii Koad, Exter. j." i. fiy, hairdresser, Great Yarmouth. li' W. Ives, ginger beer manufacturer, Great Yarmouth. G. L. I'eeko, lata commercial traveller. Catfurd Hill, Kent. J. Champ, butcher, Higherland, NewcasUe-under-Lynie. (.-. f Fltcti, auctioneer. Mason's Aveuue, London. ,j. ts. Hlsiop, printer. Seven Sisters Jsoad, London. i. T. Hester, provision mercliant, Cxoridge Road, Londoo. J. M. Idvesey, claiming to be a baronet, WoitebaJ: Court, Westminster, and s'lounon Hail. Horncaslle, Lincolnshire. J. Shannon, dining-room keeper, Aldersgate, London. M. Slirerstoue, music publisher, Oxford-street, London. W. H. Weldon, no trade, Gloucester Place, Fortman Square, London. F. . Adams, grocer. Aylesbury. Bucks. C. J- Fee nan. stevedore, Taylor-street. Bh-xenhead. A. an.l K. 13. Gnndie, coach ironmongers, Soeepcota-sireet, Birmingham. J. C. Underwood, fishmonger. Faringdon, Berkshire. W. . Manhlre, builder, Treuiaboc Hoad. Clapbam, London. S. Foot, b-er retailer. Yeovd, Somersetshire. J. W. 13. Lee, builder, York. ADJUDICATIONS. S. W. and J. Bishop (as S. Bishop and Son), coal merchants. Spltal neids, London. M. Conen las S. Cohen and Co.). no trade, Finsbury Circus, London li. T. Hester, provision merchant, L'xbridge Koad, London. J. Lawrence, general dealer. Fuiham hoad, London. A. li. Mitchell, late an otllcer m the army, Falith Road, West Kensington. A. A. -Nesbit, analytical chemist, Camberwei! New Road, London. G. Handle, ironmonger, Canterbury Road, Kiltiurn. London. H. H. Klaeh. clerk. Great Winchestr-street, Louden, and of the United University Club, 1-all Mall. M. Sllverstone .as tlton and Co.), music publisher, Oxford-street, London. S. . Clay, gentleman. Upper Camden Place, Bath, p. J. Feehan. stevedore, Taylor-street. Bimenhead. ti. J. Parkman, of no occupation. Hove, formerly of bhorahaxn, Sussex. T. Hasler, tailor, New Cros. London, lately Bramtree, Essex. C II. Maim, boot and shoe maker, Clctou-on-Sea. F. outlier, fishmonger. Ciaclon-on-S. T. b. Clark, commercial iraveljer. '1 ojting Junction. 11. Ainiey. drysaiter. Healey, BaUey. J. Masters. Libourer, Wet Hoe, Plymouth, B. w. s. Chambers, lkvrapnist, ilxtler. H. Flint, banier, Warminster. WilL-hue. G. W. Ives, ginger tw manufacturer. Great Yarmouth. G. L. Pees.-, lau; commercial traveller. Catford Hill, Kent. J. Champ, butcher, Jtewc isUe-under-Lyme. J. Smith, gariener. at. Leonards ou Sea. w. Barrack, nurservman. Kendal. J. II. Tyzack, grocer, y leeo s Flac. Leeds y. Street, lately lie -nse.t victualler, Loughborough. LelMsterslllie. J. W ari enmm jsior, .,u PendarreiiTitertnyr Tydvll. J- o ;,Ua'er:. ",lr--0'Ji" and florist, Whitchurch, Salop, and Crewe Railway slat on. K. Kvans, draper Uii-on iv 'Wj1'ys ""ckaht. High-street, Southampton. , ;f i- S l?or' Gloucester Place. Swansea. , -C. h fi5hmKne,ir- r"ihgdon. Berkshire. J. W. Adams, hsh merchant, Basinrstoke. J. W. a Lee. builder, York. SCOTCH SEQUESTRATIONS. Crsosf the " KDDfBuaaH Gazrr-rir" or list EVESCf.) John SCCuIIocti. crofter, CuIIodea Cottairo, CuUodca. Ixrreraes-iiawa Wilson, cbiza trtarcbant, DtaffwaU. 1891. SPORTING INTELLIGENCE. NEWMARKET SECOND OCTOBER MEETING TUBS DAY. The BOYAL STAKES, a post nweepitakea of 200 bovs. each, 120 ft, for Uiroe-year-oUit ; coll, Bst 121b; fillies. Bat 71b; pea&lbiei ; the second to save stake. A. P.. lm. 2far. 4 Bubs. Prince SoltykofTs &unet, by Thurio Meg Meriliea, Set 121b P. Webb 1 Duke of Portlard's Koomll, Sat 71b G. Barrett 2 Betting; 11 to 8 on Zarnet. Zamet held & slight lead into tho Abingdon Mil Bottom, where Koorali made her effort, but it was very weak, and tbe odds were easily landed by three-quarters of a length. The FLYING WBLTBU HANDICAP of 5 sovs. each, with 150 added (half tbe sweeptft&kee to go to the second) ; penalty. lious Course, 5fur. Mr. L. de Rothschild's Godwit, by Herald -Limosa. 3 yra, 7st 4lb W. liradiord 1 bir G. Uortopv s Hed Buamel, 3 yra. 7st lb A- WatU 2 Air. 3. Uaple'a .Prince Hampton, 3 yra, 9st 3ib.. J. Woodbum 3 Mr. H. Milner's Goodlake. yrs, Sst 31b M. Caunuo 0 Mr. J. Hammond's Garter. 4 yw, St 2lb it. Colling 0 Mr. W. Clowes'a Eider, 4 yrs, 8t 31b Si. Chaloaer 0 Prince of Walea'sTedwortli, 4 yrs. 6st4Jb G.Barrett 0 Lord Ponrbyn's Queen of thePair.es, 3 yra,est 31b (car. st bib) T. Weldon 0 Lord EUesmerQ's BelviderA II- 3 yrs. 7st lWb...J. J. GrifiiUis 0 Ixjrd Bradford's Compassion, 4 yrs. 7st 61b F. Allsopp 0 Colonel North's Jiitraie yueen, 3 yra, Vst 21b C. Gray 0 Captain Lai tig's Lady Kvtsliiie, 3 vrs, 7st P. Peake 0 Betting: 9 to 2 agst Bed Kuitnie, 5 to 1 agst Eider. 7 to 1 each agst Prince Hampton and Godwit, 100 to 14 ast iueeu ot" the Pairies, S to 1 each 5l CompJ-wioiiaud Nitrate tueeii.and 100 to 8 each agst Goodlake find Garter. After a Blifciit deliy Eider jMiupevi away in fronW and was followed at a clear interval by tiouwit ou her left, with Priuce ilampton ou the ritjht, whilst Bed Kuumel, Queen of the Fairies, and Compassion were prominent of the remainder, until just after passing the Bushes, when Eider dropped away, and Gixlw it came out -nd won by three lengths ; length and a half between second and third. Nitrate Queen was fourth, Compaatiion fifth. Lady Jiveliue sixth, Belvideru II. seventh, Goodlake eighth, and Tedworth last. The LOWTHKB STAKES of 50 sovs. each, with 1.0C0 added (.half the sweepstakes to go to tlie second); weight for ajje; penalties and allowances. A. P., lm. 2fur. Duke of WestiniiiBter'a Blue Green, by Oo:ruleus Angelica, 4 yrs. Est 61b G. Barrett 1 Lord Bradlord's Cuttlestone, 3 vrs, 8st 61b T. Weldon 2 M. IS. Blanc's lievereud, 3 yra, 9st 71b P. Bickaby 3 Mr. Abingtou's Patber Confessor, 6 yrs, 8stl3lb C. 1-oaXta U Mr. Brodrick-Cloete's Cereza, 3 yrs, Sst J. Watts 0 Mr. C. JD. Itose's Henry VIII., 3 yrs, 8at 71b J. Woodbum 0 Betting i 7 to 4 on Blue Green, 7 to 1 agat Henry VIII., 103 to 14 ayst Father Confessor, 100 to 3 agst Cuttles tone, 100 to 6 agst Cereza, and 20 to 1 ayat Beverend. After one failure tlie dag fell, and Blue Green made the running, followed on his right by Henry VIII. and Keverend, and on ihe left by Outtlestone and Cereza, with Patlier Confessor last. Before reaching the Bus Vies Henry YI11. and Father Confessor were well beaten, and at the top of the hiil Cuttlestone became second, but lie eould never get near the favourite, who won in a common canter by four lengths; three lengths between second and third. Cereza waa fourth and Father Colitessor last. Time, 2miu. 23sec. The SELLING PLATK of 103 sovs.; weight for age. Bous Course, 5fur. Mr. H. E. Beddiagton'9 Bhenicr, by Albert Victor Samaria, 2 yrs, 6s 71b A. Watts 1 Lord H art iiig ton'i Mistral, 3 yrs, Est 61b Cr. Barrett 2 Lord Durham's Detective, 4 yrs,9st F. Bickaby 3 Mr. W.Cooper's Pbittnont, 2 yrs, 6st 71b tear. 6st 8!W.BJake 0 Mr. J. Dawson's Queen of Sheba, 2 yrs, 6st 71b (c. 6st frib) P AUsopp 0 Mr. W. Q. East's Nutshell. 6 yrs, 9st M. Cannon 0 Baron de Bothsihild's Beauharuals II., 3 yrs, Sst filb.C.Loatea 0 Mr. li. Sneyd's Garnish, 2 yrs. 6st 7lb L' Watts 0 Mr. A. Taylor's Mangalore, I yrs, 6st 71b .... . G. W Gough 0 Betting: 4 to 1 each agst Shemer, Mistral, and Detective, 11 to 2 agst Queen of Sheba, 6 to 1 agst Beauharnals II., and 100 to 8 agst Garnish. Beauharnais II. got away with a clear lead and made play from Shemer and Mistral, with Detective next, to the Bushes, where tiuemer drew awuy aud won by three lengths; three-quarters of a length between second and third. Beauharnuis II. was fourth, Garuish tif Uj, and Maugalore last. The winner was bought in for i0Gg. The CLKABWBLL STAKES of 30 sovs. each, 20 ft, with 200 added, fur two-year-olds ; colts, Sst 101b; fillies, Sst 71b; penalties; the second lo receive 50 sovs. from the stakes, T.Y.U., 5fur. 140yds. 30 subs. Mr. Noel Feuwlck's Gantlet, by Galopin Hors de Combat, 8st 131b P. Bickaby 1 Sir 1. Jardine's Middleham, fist 101b P. Allsopp 2 Mr. Bhmdell Maple's Scarborough, 9st 51b J. Woodbum 3 Lord Dudley's BiUochry, Sst 101b G. Barrett 0 Mr. Heurv Milner's Adoration, 9st 2lb M. Cannon 0 Duke of Portland's Sinew, 8st lSIb J. Watta 0 Betting: 5 to 4 agst Scarborough, 7 to 4 agst Gantlet, 7 to I agst Adoration, and 100 to 8 agtt any other. Middleham showed the way. followed by Gantlet, with Smew and Scarborough next, and Adoration in the rear. So they ran until about three hundred yards from home, wheu Soar-borough was beaten, and U ant let drew to the front aud won easily by a length; three-quarters of a length between second and third. Smew was fourth and I'illochry last. The SECOND CCTOBER NCUSEUY STAKES (handicap) of 5 sovs. etch, with 200 added, for two-year -olds; penaltie-f; the second to receive 25 sovs. from the stakes. Bous Course, Sfur. Mr. J. B. Wood's Heriot, by Galium! Ambulance, 7st 111b S. Webb 1 Mr. Langton's Canobie, 7st 71b F. AUsopp 2 Sir li, Jardine's Be u-y-Glass, Cst 31b C. Smedley 3 Mr. Blundell Msple's Bombshell, est 111b J. Wo'Wburn 0 Lord Peurhyn's Glaneue, 8at lClb , T. WeMon 0 Duke of Portland's Anna, Est lib G. Barrett 0 Lord Gerard's Hondo. 7st lilb G. Chaloner 0 Chev. Ginistielli's Alfoiisina, 7sl 111b W. Williamson 0 Mr. Kose's Galoche, 7st fllb J. J. Griffiths 0 Mr. Taylor Sharpe's Betrouw, Sst 41b P. Ohaloner 0 Mr. Boberts's Bed Kover, 6st Weathcrdon 0 Betting: 5 to 1 agst Heriot, 6 to 1 agtt Canobie, 7 to 1 each agst Glaueuse, Anna, and Galoche, 3 to 1 each agst Iioudo and Ben-y-Glass, and 100 to 8 agst any other. Heriot, on the extreme right, made all the running and won by two 'lengths; three lengths between second and third. Betrouw was fourth, Galoche tilth, Hondo sixth, and Allonsina last. The CHAMProf PLATE of l.ooo oovo., woight age. a.f., lm. 2fur. Duke of Westminster's Orion, bv Bend Or Shotover, 3 yrs, Bst Sib .". G. Barrett 1 Mr. C. D. Boae's Bel Deraonio.4 yrs. Sst J. Watts 2 Mr. J. H. Houldsworth's Orvieto, 3 yrs, 8st 51b ...M. Cannon 3 Chev. E. Grinistrelli's Signorina,4 yrs, 3st lllu (.car. 8st 121b) P. Webb 0 Betting: 6 to 5 on Signnrina, 4 to 1 each agst Bel Deinonio and Orvieto, and 1C to 1 agst Orion (offered). Orvieto, ou tbe right, settled down in front, and at a moderate pace made play, followed by Oriou, with Bel Demonio, on the latter s left, next, Signorlna lying off in the track of Orvieto. At tne T.Y.C. winning pot the favourite was in hopeless trouble, and at the Bushes Orvieto was beaten. With the race thereby reduced to a match. Bel Demonio came down the hill with a slight lead, but Orion stuck gamely to his work, and, getting np in the last stride, won by a short head; bad third. Bigoorina was beaten off. Time, 2mm. 32 4-sec The NEWMARKET OAKS, a sweepstakes of 25 sovs. each, 10 ft, with 200 added, for three-year-old lilllcs; Eat IClbeach; penalties and maiden allowance; the second to receive 100 sovs. from the stakes. T.M.M., Ira. 7fur. 203ydi. 33 subs. Mr. J. Joiocy's Bam el ton Lassie, by Melton Athy. Est 101b P. Bickaby 1 Mr. J, Lowther's Josephine, Sst J. Fagan 2 Bir K. Jardine's Lady Primrose, Sst F. AUsopp 3 Betting: 11 to 10 agtt luly Primrose, 5 to 4 agst BAmelton La&sie, and 10 to 1 agst Josephine. Lady Primrose and Kamelton Lassie made joint running, the former with a slight lead, to the rails, where Lady Primrose was beaten, and Bam el ton Lassie, getting the best of a good race with Josephine, won by lialf a length; three lengths Del ween second and third. The 8 EVE HAL 3 PLATE of 400 sova., for two-ye&r-olds ; colts, 8stl2lb; fillie. Est 91b: inalties; the second to receive 25 sovs. from the plate. Itous Course, 5fui. Mr. M'Calinont' Suspender, by Muucuster Garter less, 9s 1 41b G. Chaloner 1 Lord Dudley's St. Odille, Bat 121b O. Gray 2 Mr. D. Cooper's Petteresso, 9st 81b J. Watts 3 Princeof Wales's Pettifogger, 8st 121b G. Barreit 0 Mr. E. C. Clayton's Hansierdale. 8st 91b T. Weldon 0 Lord Gerard's Hestaurant. gat 121b (car. Sst 131b).. W. Robinson 0 Mr. J. Hammond's Double Event, Sst 121b H. Colling 0 Mr. T. Jennings's Acrobat. Sst 4lb D. Hunt 0 Colonel North's Cardsharper. Est 121b M. Cannon 0 Priuce SoltykofTs Lory, 8st &lb (car. 8st 121b) F. Webb 0 Betting: 5 ti 4 agst Suspender, 6 to 1 agat Rannfrdale, 7 to 1 .agst Acrobat, 3 to 1 each agst Petteresso aud Double .Event, and lu to l apst St. name. St. Odille, on the right, cut out the work from Suspender. Cardsharper, und Fettercsso, with Restaurant and Itiiuuerdale heading the remainder, until entering the dtp. when Suspender shot out with the race in hand and won busily by three lengths; two lengths between second and third. Cardshaiper was fourth, Ranuerdale fifth. Restaurant sixth, Pettifogger seventh, and Acrobat last. BETTING OX THE COURSE AND AT THE SUBSCRIPTION-ROOMS AFTER RACING. CESAUEWITOH STAKES. 6000 to 1CO0 agst Victorious off (after 700 to 100 ld 10 to 1 Morion offered (after 800 to 100 t.) 100 to 9 OhesterBeld taken and off (after 2000 to HQ laid; 12 to 1 Mons Meg laid (after 500 to 45 t) 100 to 3 Judith taken freely E0CQ to 3S0 Rathbeal taken 3000 to 63 Lily of Lumley taken and off 100 to 6 Buccaneer taken and off 20 to 1 Ragimunde taken and ofl 2500 to 100 Haute Saone t (after 1CC0 to 30 Id) 1000 to 20 Tneosophist taken and wtd 40 to 1 Armada taken 40 to 1 Lady Bosebery offered 50 to 1 Plato taken and off 1000 to 15 Junius taken and off CAMBRIDGESHIRE STAKES. 9 to 1 agst Blue Green taken and oS (after 2000 to 200 laid) 10 to 1000 to Memoir taken and off Comedy taken and off (after 5000 to 300 laid) Victorious taken and off (after 40GO to 2C0 and 15,000 to 600 laid) Cuttlestone laid (af;er 1OC0 to 60 t) Bet Demonio taken Kusticus taken Nunthorpe taken Coniftr taken and off Si gnorina taken Heury VIII. taken and off 1000 to 60 20000 to 1000 20 to 1 2600 to 100 1000 to 30 10C0 to 20 4000 to 60 1000 to 15 LATEST BETTING AT THE SUBSCRIPTION-ROOMS. Newmarket, Tussdat. n p.m. CE3AERWITCH STAKES. 500 to 75 agst Victorious taken 10 to 1 Morion offered 100 to 9 Mons Meg offered 100 to 9 Chesterfield offer. 100 to 9 Judith off ered 2000 to 140 Rathbeal taken 100 to G Lily of Lumley offered ICO to 6 Buccaneer offered 4500 to 100 Tbeosophist ukeu (after 3000 to 105 and 100C to 75 taken) 25 to 1 Haute Saone off; 1000 to i3 wtd 25 to 1 Kagimunde offered 25 to 1 Harneur offered 3000 to 30 Ilslev taken 32 to l Old Boots offered 40 to 1 Armada offered 40 to 1 Colorado offered 40 to 1 Lady Kossbery offered 50 to 1 St. Simon of tbe Rock offered )00j to 15 Junius offered CAMBRIDGESHIRE STAKES. 10 to 1 agst Blue Green taken and wtd 10 to 1 Memoir offered 1X0 to 60 Cuttlestone offered ORDER OF RUNNING FOR THIS DAY (WEDNESDAY! The Maiden Plate The Apprentices' Plate The Kennett Plate The Cesarwitch Stakes Tlie Selling Plate . The Autumn Handicap , The Stand Nursery Plate The Select Stakes .... 1 0 .... 1 30 .... 2 0 .... 2 40 .... 3 15 3 45 .... 4 15 .... 4 45 ARRIVALS. Tbe following horsas have arrired in addition to those trained at Newmarket Blue Qrwrn. Bn-y-G!asa. BaMe-Dcc. Bouncing Girl. County Council, Coromandel, Cum passion, Cuttlestnne, Euclid, Eina, GUnease, Harflear,. Junius, Judith, King Charles. Lucellurn, illy cl Lumley, Ma&za&re, Nutshell. Orme. Otioa, Omit, Panelope, Prince of Tyre, Polyglot, Pettifogger. Qoeea of Cha fairies. Bed Palmer, Robin Hood. Rannerdale, Ragimnnde, Sbemer, Spell, Sir Hugo. Theoaophist, and Victorious. Additional Arrivals. Thistledown, Newmarket. Cordelier, White Feather. Golden Gate, Plodden Field, Armada, Haley. LATEST SCRATCHTNGS. Tiie Stand Nnrsery Plate. Queen of tbe Florin, Fandango, and Skedaddle. The Select Stakes. Le Nord. The Autumn Handicap. Wool sthorpe and Charm. The Kennett Plate. Sorceress, Gantlet, and Noble Chieftain. TheCesarewitch Stakes. Father Confessor, Madame d'Aibany, Partington. Parthian, Miss Dollar, and Benzon. Tlie Middle Park Plate.-Aiglon and Braggadocio. The Ditch Mile Nursery Plate. Royal lTinceas. The Preudergast 8 Dikes. Aiglon and Maximum. The Newmarket Derby. Beauharnals II. and Judge Lynch. The Rose Plate. Alicante and Bracken. The Thirteenth Challenge Stakes.-Le Nord, Dainty, Yseult. and Friar Lubiu. Pkobablk Startxks and Jockbts fou ttth Cssabb witch Stakes Morion, J. Watts; Lady Hoaebery. O. lxmtes; o.rrrri rti. Vi.rjiricuis. M. Cannon: Mons Meg. ijT J . Griffiths or P. Pinlay; Buccaneer. G. n Barre t ; Judith, li. Colling; Haute Saone, J. Woodburn; Old BooU. P. AUsopp ; St. Simon of the Bock, C. Gray: Harflour. E. LawrenceY Chesterfield. T. Mullen or V, . Blake; .Lily -of 1 Lumley. 8. Chandley; Spell. J. Wall; Jgitnunde R. O! aloncr, Whit Feather. H. Cartledgo; Theosophist, H. "vf" It. Urown; Armaua, r. uaioiiui; w. - W. Bradford; Penelope, F. Pratt; and Colorado, A. Vtatts. S0KATCHING5. Messrs. Weathirby officially notify the following acratcninga: Grpe Viue out of lim Cesarewkch Stakes. FiaxbV out of the Middle Park Plate. J-.-i.urea.te II. out of tlie Cambridgeshire StaLty Killaruey out of all engagements. HAYCOCK PARK COUKS1NG MEETING. Judge: Mr. R. A. Brice. Slipper: T. Wilkinson. TCE9DAY. Tiie second moetincr of tho season unluckily proved a failure in point ot" entries only sufficient beiti obtained for a single day's sport. Still worse, tho weather accompaniments proved unpleasant, a dull und gloomy morning developing into a soaking wet afternoon. The attendance was therefore only sparse, but those enthusiasts -who journeyed out were rewarded by a capital day's sport. Results: The DOG MAIDEN STAKES, for 15 All Ages that have not won more than three courses in one stake, at 3. 10s. each. First Round. Mr. Jones's Maximum beat Mr. Packwood'i Pride of Belmont Mr. Fiildefs Olicana II. (late Colonel Fox) beat Mr. Horridge's Happy Laddie (1) Mr. Coke's Curly Green boat Mr. Pilkington s Petrophine Mr. Sneirs Sam rJrown beat Mr. Ward's Bullimore Mr. Lees's Our Bob II. beat Mr. Baxter's Bombay Major Holmes's Haughtou beat Mes-srs. Hooker and Longs Beechwood Mr. Ward's Thropton beat Messrs, Hooker and Longs Iiunny-kirk Mr. fackwood's Pershore II. ran a bye First Ties. Olicamt II. beat Maximum, Curly Green beat Sam Brown, Haughton beat Our Bob II.. and Thropton beat Pershore 11. . . Second Ties. Curly Green beat Ohcana II., and Thropton beat Haughton. deciding Course. Thropton, by Grc-entick Tinsel, beat Curly Green, by Greautick Hieland Ply, and won. The NEWTON STAKES, for Six Dog Puppies, at ?. 10s. each. First Bound. Mr. Knight's Hurrv III. beat Mr. Cox's Heliobas Mr. Pilkington's Prestissimo beat Major Holmes's Hometown Mr. Large's Lord Heury beat Mr. GlaJstone's Green Marble Pimt lies. Prestissimo beat Hurry HI., and Lord Henry ran a Prestissimo, bv Phctbus Doucerette, and Lord Henry, by Greentick Leaderess II., divided. Tho ASHTOI STAKES, for Sir Bitch Puppies, at 4. 10s. each. First Round. Mr. Knight's Polly's Pet beat Messrs. Hunter and Lawson's Honey Drop Mr. Skinner's Sallee Day beat Mr. Elcox's Polly Dickinson Mr. Cox's Rose Marie beat Mr. Large's Long Lead First Ties. Polly's Pet beat Salleo Day, and Rose Marie ran a bye. Polly's Pet, by Herschel Kellie Armstrong, and Rose Marie, by Blue Blood Hellebore, divided. The OCTOBER STAKES, for Seven AU Ages, at 4. 10s. each. First Round. Mr. Thompson's Lecturer beat Major Holmes's Hobarttown (1) Mr. Garaide's Prince of Wales III. beat Mr. Coke's Clara Green Mr. Skinner's Sweet Home beat Mr. Elcox's Donald O'Pee Mr. Ward's Hammock ran a bve First Ties. Lecturer beat Brinceof Wales III., and Hammock beat Sweet Home. Lecturer, by Greentick Madeline, being drawn after an undecided cliirae. Hammock, by Greentick Hedge Ruse, was declared the winner. The PARK STAKES, for Eight All A&es, at 2. 10b. each. First Round. Mr. Pilkington's Petrophine beat Messrs. Hooker and Long's Nunnykirk Mr. Witrd'3 Bullimore teat Mr. Stretton's Woolholm Mr. Elcox's Donald O'Peo beat Messrs. Hooker and Long's Beechwood Mr. Coke's Clara Green beat Mr. Packwood's Pride of Belmont First Ties. Petrophine beat Builimore, and Clara Green beat Donald O'Fee. Petrophine. by Petrarch Corstorphine, and Clara Green, by Greentick Martha, divided. MID-ANN ANDALE COURSING MEETING. Judge: Mr. J. Hedlev. Slipper: T. Bootiman. TUESDAY. The character of this popular Scottish meeting was well maintained on tle opening day, a large and fashionable company, plenty ot hares, and capital triaU le:ng the leading features. A plentiful supply of game proved a boon in more respects than one, for only an early finish averted unpleasant accompaniment in the shape of wet, raiu falling heavily a Lockerbie was reached. Ketuxns: The HODUOM STAKES, for 32 Puppies, at 3. 10a. each, with 10 added. First ItcjunU. Mr. T. Graham's Gag beat Mr. Lowea'a (Jrippley Mr. D. Graham's S-irah Phillip beat Mr. Wright's Lord Barbican Mr. Kitchen's Belle of the Border beat Mr, Paterson's Miss Abennele Mr. May nd Miss Hepple beat Mr. Davidson's De Gipsy Princess Mr. Little's Linlithgow beat Messrs. Uy slop's Lanerton Mr. Mitchell nd Pirst Fiddle boat Mr. Wright's Haugitilci II. Mr. Johnstone's All's Well ran a bye, Mr. Hall nd Jessie Ulack drawn Mr. Paterson's Oounteas Abermele beat Mr. Boutledge's Green Lane Mr. Armstrong's Aristocrat beat Mr. Knight nd Dancing Kate Mr. Davidson's De Gipsy Queen beat Mr. J. Garruthers's Club Walk Messrs. Hyslop's C;ish beat Mr. D. Graham nd Seapyat Mr. Mitcheil nd Scottish Lion beat Mr. Forster's Frivolous Gip Bir K. Jardine's Cfe Koyal beat Mr. G. Garruthers's Colleen Uawn V. Sir 1. Jardine's Lady Dunmcre beat Mr. Itae's Friar's Cowl Mr. Hell nd Belgian" beat Mr. Gate nd Jied Hall Mr. T. Graham's Oweedore beat Mr. Brisco's lieu Uran First 'l ies. C!ag beat Sarah Phillip. Belle of the Border beat Misa llepple. First Fiddle beat Linlithgow (1), Countess Abermele Leat Ail's Well, De Gipsy yueen beat Dancing Kate (1), Scottish Lion beat Cash, Cafe Koyal beat Belgian, aud Gweedoro beat Lady Dunmore. The ST. ML'NGO CCP, for 1G All A-es, at 3. 10s. each, with 10 added. Firtit Kound. Mr. VitchelV nd Bonny Nanny beat Mr. G, Carruthera's Cameron Mr. T. Graham's SpittalhilJ beat Mr. Itae's Dorc Mr. Johnstone's Lady Nairne beat Mr. Hay's Home Mr. Forster' Fallacy beat Mr. Marshall's Minster Bells Sir H. Jardine's Mervyn beat Messrs. Hy&lop nd Cashbook Mr. Todhunter's Master Mona beat Mr. D. Graham's Gorilla Mr. Fateraon's Green Kirtle beat Mr. Lovves's lilndlev Mteel Mr. Knight nd Lord Ogilvie beat Mr. T. Graham's Fofeit Beauty The CASTLE MILK STAKES, for 1G All Ages, at 2. 10s. each. First Bound. Mr. Woodman's Bruin bat Mr. T. Graham's Mary Harding Mr, T. Urahani nd King Lud III. (late Lawrence bum; beat Messrs. Hystop n-i Castlebeck Sir li. Jariline's Hark-brry bat Mr. KouMedge'a Right Incline Mr. .Marshall's Mumd Drum beat Messrs. Armstrong and Mitchell's Dragon King Mr. Bell nd Stirling Uadtle beat Mr. Brisco's Ben Chonzie Mr. Knight rd G:e;;dt;arg beat Mr. Itae's Dante Mr. Fat.T3on's Flying Spur beat Mr. Johnstone's John Miff Mr. D. Graham nd Faithful Lad beat Mr. Lov.es nd Point-to Point M.ULASTD SHIPPING NEWS. OUTWARD FOREIGN MAILS. (From the Manchester Local Postal Guide.) Tho following mails will bedespatcboJ from Manchester to-day. Tho times given show the latest hours of poking in Brown-street: Teneriffe, Grand Canary, West and Soutb-west Coast ol Africa to Loanda. via Liverpool, 10 15 a.m. Lisbon, Kio Janeiro, Monte Video, Buenos Ayres. Sandy Poiut, Chili, Bolivia, and Peru, via Liverpool, 12 lb p.m., and ' via Liebon," 11 15 a.ni. Saturday. .BjEVptaud Beyrout.by Austrian paeket, 9 33 p.m. United States, Cauai, ani Bermuda, via Queens town, 9 30 p.m. Cuba, Merico, Belize, and Guatemala, via United Btates, 3 30 p.m. Tna following mails will be despatched to-morrow : AustrIia. by a'l-saa route, via Tilbury, 9 33 p.m. Canada, via Derry, S 30 p.m. duppiemeotary mailt. INWARD FOREIGN MAILS. The following malls are due in MancboaWr to-day : United 3ta.tes, via Queenatown. The following mails are due to-morrow : New Zealand and New South Wales, via San Francisco. Unite i States, via Soutuajnytoo. (Lloyd's Telejrra:ns. Gravesend, Monday. The City line steamer City of Prth. from Calcutta, has passed for Albert Docks. The AJUn line ateamer Monte Videan. for Albert Docs. has passed. Perira, Monday. The AlUburu line steamer Angcrton. Cochin for Loudon, has arrived. The Ancbor line steamer Scotia from Samarang. has arrived. Quebec. Monday. The Allan line steamer Brazilian has arrived. Tlie same Company's steamer Circassian baa entered the St. Lawrence. Brinaisi. Monday. The Peninsular and Oriental Company's stejmer Arcadia, London for Sydney, has sailed Teneriffe, Monday. Th New ZeaUn-j Shipping Company's Stea.mer Kiniutaa, from New Zealand, arriveu here aud left lor Plj mouth to-day. Vokouma, B"Dday,-The P. &. O. steamer Verona, has arrived. Marseilles, Monday. Tlie Anchor line steamer Persia has arrived. Port Said. Tuesday.-The British India Compass gteamer Africa, for Zanjibar, and tbe yunlaad line iteamer Merkara, Lou-ion for Br:aouie. left tOKlay. Suez. Tuesday.-The steainer Citv r.f ne-h., i Britannia, from Dydney, tjai pawed for BrindiM and Plv Tlie British India Company', steamer Jeluaza from Bi hat left for London. steamer mouth. ga, from Brisbane, Lisbon . TuesdayThe Union Company s Intermediate ateamer ubian Iiaj arrived from Southampton Colombo. Tuesday.-The I-ei.injular and Oriental Company's steamer Sutlej. frum Calcutta, has arrivedThe ane Company 5 teamers Bengal, London for Calcutta, and Valetta. London for Sydney, hare arrival. tvh Aden. Tuesday.-The; KritUh IndU Company', steamer Golcooda ha. left for Ca'.cuttaTiie PeninauLu- and Oriental Company iteamer Horctta, from London, left for Eombay. The Itaclver line .teamer Buropa, from Liverpool for Jfcxnb.T, tailed Irom Kurrachee on Monday. J LIVBBPOOt, BKlfPIJIO. Arrired October 12. Venus . Hermods .. Pavonia s ... Corso s Muncaiter i Galveston Lancashire a -.fiamroon ..Gothenburg .Boston Huelva Wandrain, Joggina, HJ. ' aileKO s iunkirk DolDhin s Glion I Kiobe s ....Boueu Sailed October 13. .pantile Atlantlque ..., ...llarre Jacob Avendt .... Acie'.hyit Havana J AMERICAN STOCK MARXKISS, FaMt A COBBB9POHDBMT.) New Yobk, TtrBaDt, Business at tbe board of the Stock Exchange hoi to-day suffered to some extent from interrnpticn through storms of telegraphic commanicjitior w.tj several country exchanges. The market was.tb.?r. fore only moderately active, with the total tracj-w. tions covering 220,000 shares, mostly made up h7 some half dozen leading favourites. The ender-tone was stronger on tho news of the sacrair-ful carrying over of the settlement in I-ociloi;, which induced a moderate amount of cov?.-,i ... by the now heavy short interest, tjuch pnrchas.- centred mainly in Birlington, based on an estiii,.xo that this Company had earned during September bo mo 00,000 abovo all chargoa, also m .Milwaukee. Kock Island, and Atchison. Theae operationi carried prices from 5 to 1 higher in early dealing j when the short intorcat began contesting tfaa : vatice, with, however, but poor success. L)u;-,;-1 buying waa still of moderate dimensions ow:u v the partial breaKdown ot tbe teierapbd, but, nevertheless, a tendency to increase waa noticeabit.. Silver Bullion Certiticatea. Uiosing price, 1C-; previous day, i)7. Kxchanne. T1wi.1v. l-r-v. iv.-. Call Money 3 to 4 ... 3 10 2. " Exchange on L'judon, .Sint 4-b3 ... 4 c;j Cable TrandiVrs... V&3 ... 4- 3 60 days' sight 4-79 ... $-7?i Uerlin, snort sight Pnris, ., 5-23 5-3 l'r.C'J-. 11:1. Ullsin.M a -;i Frv. dun ... ,,, t;;iv. ila.'. II'rfNtsl. L.Vo. f. .', US USj "1 43 43 42S ;tj 6J 63 - bl. 5A 582 5i)i S3 88A 118 117; 33i 33 25j 25t 9 174 S3 97i io 734 V3i 74 ?3", d10 116 116 " Security. U. 4 per cent lion.is ... Atchison, Topelta, S. I'. Do. 5 p.c Inc. hondti ... Atlantic and Pacific Canada Southern Canadian 1'acitic Central New Jersey Control Pacific Cnesapeakd & Ohio com... Chicago, Burlmgton, & tL Cuicauo, Mil. & au Paul... io. preterencc Chicago ifc North-Westorn 115 115 lloj 115 Chicago, Kock Island, i: P. cZ till 2A Z U3 Do. a per cent 1UU Ilk) Cl. Cin. Cnic. & St. Louis 72i 72 72j 121 id Delaware and Hudson ... 134 133 Delaware. Lac It and W. 142$ 14l 142J 1411 Denver at Kio Grande Pref. 4S 47J E. Ten.,Vir., & Ga. 2nd pf. 13 134 lUinou Ceutral 101 101 Lake Shore and Michigan 123J 123i 124J 123 20 Louisville ci Naiuville ... 7S 78s 79J Til ng olichigan Ceutral 10O. 100" ' Miaa, Kansas, it Texas ... 17 17 Miflaouri Pacific 59 59 59$ hi! to New York Cent. 6i IL K... 109 109.1 110 10JJ u N. Y., Lake Erie, West. 30 20J 30J 30 l.i. Do. preference 69 69 J Do. 2nd mortgage 105 104i Now l'ork AN. Knrjlaud... 39 384 39 3s i lc New York, Ontario, A: W. 20 20 20 19' & Norfolk A Western prof... 53 53i North American 19 18 191 v.; ,;j Northern Pacific 28 28 23. 2bj 31 Do. preference 74$ 74i 75 7H 140 Ohio and Mississippi 23 Oregon Improvement ... 21 21 Pacific Mail 35 J 36 . Pniladelpuia A Kcadini.-... 40g 41 234 72 Do. 4 per cent, bonds... 81 EoJ Do. 1st 5 per cunt bonds 67 674 Richmond Terminal 13J 134 13.. iZ St. Louio, A S.-W. new 4's 69 (Hi " S. P. Min. and Manitoba... 1084 1G9 Tennessee Cjal and Iron. 41 40J Texas and Pacific 14J 14 Union Pacific 40J- 403 41 40 u) WaDash 13 13 Do. preference 29 29 West, Shore 4 per cent ... 101A 101.J Western Union Telegraph 2 62j 82.J c2; U Wlieeling&LakeKriecom. 37 37 Chicago Gas Trust 53 52j 53$ Zl Cottuu Oil Trust 25 25 National Lead Trust 15$ lSj Sugar Kenning Co. co:n. 67J S7j' 83J 87 UALT1MOUS. Baltimore and Ohio 104 104 Halt, a Ohio S.-W. 1st 4-l's 100 100 PU1LADELPU2A. Leliigh V.lley 50 50J Pennsylvania 54 bi uosro.v. Moxican Central 22- AVchison, Topeka, fit S. F. new gen. 4 p.c. bonds ... 62 .82 . Unquowd. AMERICAN FEODUM? MARKERS. (FKOM OUIt COBHBSPOVDRSr?.; Ssw YOBS, TUESDIT. MAIZE Commenced steady at advance on December contracts, und further improved, the market keeping liria all day owing to light offerings and gA buying, coupled' with sympathy with wheat. The clse wis Lrm and sn to lc. dearer. Sales, 900,000 busbeLt. Seven boatloads were done fa export. Cash. Oct. Nct. Doc Jan. To-day... 6o5... G2... 623,... 55 ... 52M-Frev.day 63 ... 62J4... 61.:,... S4... 52.1. FXOUH Was firm with a fair demand. Feb. liar. . iiy.... - . Ma Mi IV New York Spring wheat " Clears" Winter wheat "Patent" ... Minneapolis ' Patent. " sack. for export "Baiters" sacks for export . ..s.icits -35 ..sacks ";5 . '35 ...,SCi.l 4 Z7 ...saciis 25 . 1 !5 XJAILT QM1K M.OYK14KNT (la thousands), taamo To- day Th'.i Tills day, laal weii. KasyfJ. year. vvnoAt tDtianels) Receipts, Western. ..1.200 ... 5:5 . 2.1 SO . 1..CJ . M . 21S . 273 . 175 . 101 . 37 . tj.".: ... 20. sCa ... U.iis ... 2'.'.'.2 ... i.iiJ ... 14.533 ... 1,571 ... l.HE ... KeceipU, Atlantic... 522 72 . Exports. Atlautic... Maize tbusnels; Keceipts. Western ... KeceipU. Atlantic ... Kxports. Atlantic ... I'lour ( barrels 1 Shipments. Western KeceipU. Atlantic ... .Exports, Atlantic ... jC3 . 105 128 175 , .. 7 . .. 492 , .. 219 . .. 11 . 65 ... 59 ... 27 ... OATS Closed steady at c to c. advance. Oct. Nov. Ilws. May. Jons, Julr. A.ij. To-day 34 34Ji - Gave way after the ojiening and kept easy all day .a sympathy with the depression at Chicago, and ti.e ci3 was weak at 10 to 11 points decliue. Sales, 4,000 tierces. Oci. Not. Dec Jari. Tori. Way. -:i-:- To-day 6"70 C'77 6 S7 - Previous day li'i!7 COFKEK After opening steady tit 5 to 10 points up fu.-tiit" proved, but on operators being morn dispose! t'"' 1 reaction values declined, and the closo was steady wit;i October unchanged and. other months 10 W 15 po.n'J lower. Sales, 23,000 bags, pretty equally distribute! TlHlay. rrvlj-.i Bid. Asksl. It. I. October U-'a3 ... U'iii U .-j itovofriber 11-10 ... 11-20 1 1 December 11C5 ... 1110 li 1 January 10-95 ... 11-tO li'i- r'ebruary 1C-55 ... lj-C5 HI' Mareii 11-00 ... 11-5 - April 11-00 ... 11-05 11 - ilay 11-00 ... 11-05 li'-- - June ... - July August ... Septe.-nier ... ; Fair Rio cargoes... HJ-jC ''73' P.IO DE JANE1BO, .WOSMI- To-day being a holiday, the Collee txc:ang and at Santos have been closed. WlLlfl.SOTO", l.-'":'ir TTKPXXTI.VB i'.uled steady and uncliange 1. Price, 34-. Had a firm market at previous ratej. Price, ai- Dclctu, If2r- WHEAT Closed firm at lc. advance. Oct. Nor. Dec. J-:-4- To-oay S74 ... ... S7 ... reviGui day sttf ... St. Locis, Ttnoxr. WH3AT Had a bullish market, and closed at lc. to i Oct- or. - To-day te'A ... ... S5 - - " previous day Siy, ... ... !!;' " San FhaKCHOO. 'icfa- WHEAT , h iriias: Is quiet, with year at 174 and season X734 and VJli respectively yesterday. 1 CHICAGO. I"5""' LA tO ! -Tfl. hni,rv 2h Doint !ie-Tr' further gave way owin' to tne cs receipts, the market keeping easy till the -was weak and 5 to 7i poiaU down. M Oct. Nov. IHc. Ja- jir- - Ic-day... "4254 C-i'M t-H G'i5 . -Prev day 6-47J4 6 47 ii 6-52 t-Cin - Kz-coded after the opening in sytr.patnj 3J products, and closed weak with final quotajew poinxs cheaper. ... v- oct- N)T. "Z To-lav 6'45 6-10 6".;.q A CBICKET LZAOVS IS ElBlltBll"'6' meeting of cricket club secretaries held at J i,-. Wtolioy, yesterday it waa deaded to . form " league, to be called the Kibblcsdale C"ck ",t.erx. coiiist of tbe following clubs :Fdito. e- Whallev, Settle, Burnley St. Andf;""fTi i secretary and treasurer, and a pointed to draw up Uw rules. Probably OS oc dubs will be included.

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