GENEKA L. A Speck or Vni-. Boston, 17. Tho fchooncf K. A. Morton Mor-ton was seized and taken to Guyosbono, N. S., for violation of the fishery law. She was cut out by unknown parties, par-ties, supposed to be American ecarnen, on tho night of October tth. Considerable Consider-able excitement was caused yesterday by tho announcement that an English man-of-war was cruising in the bay, awaiting tho Uorton's arrival last night. Collector Babcock, of Uloucoster, lias baen hero in consultation with the President, Pres-ident, and a revenue cutter was dispatched dis-patched under sealed orders. It, h said a frigato from the navy yard had bcqn sent to Gloucester, and fnluro develop- j ments arc awaited with anxiety. Boston, 17. A special lo tho True-ellcr True-ellcr from Gloucester this morning, says ewllcelor FiU Jlabcook lias telegraphed tele-graphed for the revenue cutter Hit ft h M'.Viillought of Portland, which will roach this porl to-day. Tho Mahoning has already como nnd gone outside'. There arc four vessels in those waters and any attempt to seize tho Norton by the English vessel will meet a successful success-ful rciistanco. Tho Mnhoning is said to have strict orders not to let the Ilor-tonbo Ilor-tonbo taken. i Gloucester, Haas., 17. Tho report that a Canadian cutter is in our waters is not con tinned, though the revenue ofllco believed tho rumor was well founded. .Nothing has been hoard of the Norton. Latest Chicago Ncim. Chicago 17. The resumption of huii- ; ness by the city banks to-day, both na- ! tional nnd savings institutions, was regarded re-garded with groat interest by business I-men I-men nnd tho citizens generally. Some ; apprehension was folt that tbero might ' bo n run upon tho banks by depositors ! nnd tho Stato savings institution had made preparations for such a state of af- fairs, by providing an extra number of : tellers anu naving a lorco oi policemen stationed at the entrance to prevent a rush. Tboso precautions appeared rather i ludicrous, wnon instead of a fren.ied crowd eager to obtain funds, a solitary I individual, usually a woman, would i walk quietly up and ask for live to I twonty dollar, while piito frequently t tho callers wore scoking the receiving instead of tho paying teller's dosk. At I none of tho various national banks was there anything liko a ru.i, but on the ; contrary in many instances more money j was deposited than was drawn out, Tho ! 3rd national, for instance, paid out some 1 543,000 and received on deposit $72,000. I Tho bonelicial ollccta of tho confidence j thus exhibited in the banks by tho people, peo-ple, cannot bo ov or-estimated, and in spite ef tho mllo3 of blackened and still smoking ruins lying spread out before I them, tho people, to-night aro feeling almost jubilant. Tho police to-day succeeded in arresting ar-resting rietri, tho Italian snioon-keopor, who stabbed and killed threo men a week ago last night. The villian's wifo was arrested soon after tho deed wai committed, and held till yesterday, when there being no ovidonco of hor complicity alio was released, and being watched she went straight to hor husband, hus-band, at Austin, a low milea from tho city, where tho arrost was edectod. Tho murderer is now confined in a cell of the jail. Alany contracts for rebuilding in tho burnt district of tho south sido havo been signed to-day, including tho en-tiro en-tiro block on tho onst sido of Clark St., between Kandolph and "Washington, Drake's block and many other first-class buildings. Tle '"Pet" Ilnlslcd Tragedy, Newark, N. J., 17. In tho trial of George Bolts this morning, tho cross-examination cross-examination of Mrs. Wilson developed the grounds of defense to bo the prisoner's prison-er's irresponsibility at tho moment of the tragedy, and that tho pistol was discharged dis-charged accidentally in the scuflle. Mrs. WiUon tostilied she was engaged lo marry liotts on obtaining a divorce from her husband, and told him llalslod was acting only as hor lawyor to get such divorce.lhat she had lived with Botu as his wife, and ho had introduced her to his family as such, nnd that ho had supported sup-ported her, PI ore Siil)crlHoit!i lor CUUngo. Chicago, 17. Tho Baltimore relief subscription lo date is $1'J7,000; Boston Sio3,000 liberal provision is being mado for .Michigan and "Wisconsin Binghamton, Y., 600,000; Casinville, $10,000; and tho ofllcers and employes of the Boston navy yard, 3,G:J3. Tho executive relief eommitteo of tho chamber cham-ber of commerce has asked the general committee for power to uso a portion of the donation for the suil'ercrs in Michigan Michi-gan and Wisconsin. New "VoiU Intelligence, "ow York, 17. Kovenuo oilicors raided illicit diitilleriea in Brooklyn to-day, aud seized over 6oJ barrels of whisky and thirteen stills,and two largo ; receiving establishments. At Al alone, New York, on Sunday J Int, the congregation of the Catholio I church recently erected hadjuet loft t the church, when it was blown down by a severe gab?. Tho Security insurance company of ; New Ttork has suspended. Its loe I exceed a million and a half. Lorillard j it Co. have discontinued bushier, and , will hold a meaning to-nlorrow to con-1 con-1 ?ider tho proper course in view of their heavy losses, An injunction has been granted in tho supreme court at the instance ofa stockholder stock-holder of tho Excelsior insurance- company. com-pany. Albany, Y., 17. Governor Hoffman Hoff-man received tliis afternoon a sub-corn-miu.ee of the eommitteo of evemy, I who aked him louse bin power a? executive ex-ecutive to arrest abu?e and protect the State, and ftking that military forces Iju-pliicttl inTMdinoisto quell any riot that mny ari-e. The governor ?aid he would do anything he could in the mat- ' lor, and would et-rtainly ue the mili- j tary in rase of disturbance and do his whole duly as ho might further lind it. It is estimated that thrr-e and a half millioni, currency, was shipped to Chicago Chi-cago yesterday; and to-day tho Ex- press says there is great nnxiety in A- : nancial and eommercial circlos, to hear j from the Chicago banks, and if the people peo-ple of Chicago are inspired with confidence confi-dence Hncliig. New York, 17. At Jerome Park today to-day in a four mile race, "Helmbold,'' "Abdel Kader'' and "Defender" ran; "Abdcl Kader" took tho lead from the start, and kept It, winning by half a neck ahead of "Helmbold." Time 7:3-1. Washington, 17. Tho following dispatch dis-patch was received to-day dated Chi-cag' Chi-cag' : "Hon. Geo. S. Bmiwell. The Chicago Chi-cago banks aro sound and paying every dollar on demand. Good feeling prevails. pre-vails. Signed II. It. Hum. BURT, Comptroller of Currency." Mutonlc nltl for Chicago.' Louisville, 37. The Masonic grand lodge in session here gave $1,000 to the sufferers by tho Chicago and other north-weelsrn llres. Governor Leslie has issued a proclamation calling on the people of Kentucky to contribute for the nme purpose. Fires lu Knuiai. St. Louis, 17. Accounts from northern north-ern Kansas say destructive lires have been raging in Deer Creek and Harrison Harri-son Crook valleys, extending to Jefferson Jeffer-son county. Nobraska. tievoral houses and barns, largo quantities of grain, hay and othorcrops aro destroyed, and many miles of fences burned. The losi is from $::0,0O0 to $50,000. The Iowa Election. Chicago, 1 7. Tho Republican majority major-ity in Iowa is between 20,000 and UO,-01)0 UO,-01)0 on a light vote. Thoro is a large Knpublicau majority in both branches of tho legislature. Lea viae ChlcMgo, The sutl'orors by tho fire aro still leaving leav-ing tho city; a thousand passes wero issued is-sued to-day. Gen. Sheridan roports to the mayor to-day that tho city is quiet and peaceful, with no cases of violeuco ur disorder sinco tho conflagralien. Inquests have boon hold thus far upon 92 bodies of victims of the fire. The 'P'unes makes its llrst appearance ainco tho lire to-morrow. Fearful lTrB(elj-, Zanesville, Ohio, 1". Charles Dubbin, Dub-bin, a young laborer of this city, shot himself through the bond to-night at tho bedsidoof his sick wife, on learning sho could not recover. The wife died fivo minutes after. Lynching In Kentucky. Louisville, 17. Last niglit at Warsaw, War-saw, Ky., a party of about seventy men, well armed, camo into town, and after establishing pickets the rest attacked tho county jail, for tho purpose of taking out Abijah Gridloy, a desperate des-perate character, confined thoro for killing a young man a fow days ago. Tho mob unablo to get into Gridley's cell, shot him through tho grates until thoy finally killed him, ho meanwhile defying and cursing his murderers. Ui wife and infant child were in tho cell with him at tho time. Monclni-y nmt Stovk. Now York, 17. Money stringent; beet borrowers paid'7 curroncy to 7 gold, and govts, as collaterals. Gold dull, 131: sterling, 81; governments feverish and unsettled, closed dull but steady; Sixes, 81, 1(31; 6-LU's, 10-40's, 9J; currencys, 111. Stocks opened steady but declined on the first call, and closed at tho lowest prices of tho day, W. U. T., 65i; Quicksilver, 10; Mariposa, 1; '"Wells, i'argo, G1; Pacific mail, 41; Kock Island, ODi.