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LATEST TELEGRAPHIC NEWS. LABOR DEMONSTRATION. New York, Sept. 5.-The great labor demonstration to-day was successful. Fully 130 organizations were represented and 2,000 men in the line. The procession was composed of three divisions, and the line of march was up Broadway to Union Square, where it was reviewed by John Swinton, Rev. Dr. McGlynn, Dr. A. Doran, Louis F. Post and others. The aldermen passed resolutions of sympathy with the trades people engaged in to-day's labor parade. MORE HOWLING. Washington, Sept. 6.-A route agent it is reported to the post office department that a mob, composed of democratic roughs, surrounded the post office at Higginsville, Mo., Saturday last, threatened to demolish the office, and mobbed the postmaster, who was compelled to fly for safety to Kansas City. Acting Postmaster General Hatton instructed Inspector Edgerson, at St. Louis, to proceed immediately to the scene of the disturbance and report the facts in the case to the department. HE WON'T DECIDE. Washington, Sept. 5.-Acting Secretary of the Treasury French has decided not to act upon the question whether a certificate is required of a Chinese traveling from one point in this to another country on a through ticket, and who may stop in Canada en route, but leaves all such questions to the discretion of the customs officers to act according to law. MYSTERIOUS SUSPENSION. Denver, Sept. 5.-News' Silver Cliff, Colo. The Custer county bank closed its doors this morning; liabilities $10,000, assets very small. This bank is owned by Hartzell Brothers, and run in connection with the bank of Salida, which suspended yesterday. There is great excitement among depositors in both towns. The whereabouts of the Hartzell Brothers is unknown, and the cause of the suspension a mystery. SOUND ADVICE. New York, Sept. 6.-Geo. Rosecrans told an interviewing reporter who asked whether the Democratic Committee had done anything toward carrying Maine. Very few of our young men are so clear headed as to understand that the franchise is a trust reposed in the citizen and not an absolute right which he may exercise well. You newspaper writers should teach our young men this and keep driving in the idea, till it sticks. Some of our people think they have the right to sell their votes and to insinuate that our committee would use money to influence voters to do something which, to say the least, is not complimentary. EXCURSION PARTY WRECKED. Paris, Sept. 5.-The train wrecked near Haughtstetten, was an excursion train, made up of twenty-four cars, and nineteen coaches were smashed to pieces or shot down the embankment into a swamp where their weight caused them to sink. The number of persons smothered in the deep mud of the swamp is not ascertained. The train wrecked near Haughstetten was a special Sunday excursion train. Some of the suffering survivors were taken to the University building, ??, and carefully attended. Some of the dead were mutilated beyond recognition. It appears that the train was overtaken by a heavy storm of wind and rain. One account ascribes the disaster to the washing away of the embankment by an overswollen brook. A CRISIS. Tombstone, A. T. Sept. 5.-Information is received from Sonora that an important civil crisis is about to explode. A state of dread and uncertainty exists along the Sonora valley. Nearly every grog shop in Tombstone has been cleared out by Mexicans, who are flocking in by dozens, buying up all the arms and munitions that can be obtained, and rushing back again. It is understood that Gov. Ortez has ordered a draft of all able-bodied men in the State to sustain him. BULLDOZING. Memphis, Tenn., Sept. 5.-The Avalanche, Helena, Arkansas, special claims that the election there to-day was carried by bulldozing in the free of 20,000 Republican majority. It says the leading citizens assured Gov. Churchill that every man would do as he wished, and would have the vote counted. The Governor appointed J. C. Barlow commander of the military, and when telegraphed as to what was going on he did not reply. One negro was shot, and John P. Taylor, candidate for county clerk, was abused as the court house and made to give up the tickets. Judge Bennett and Jacob Suber were treated in a similar manner, and they were both notified that they had better go home. After most of the negroes had gone home, the Democrats endeavored to get some few that remained in town to vote, saying they did not wish the impression to get out that they were not allowed to vote. CASUALTIES. Wheeling, West Va., Sept. 6.-Herman Delbingle, aged 18, and Joseph Duff, aged 23 while crossing a river in a skiff, got in the waves of a steamer, which sank the overloaded boat. The two named were drowned. Shelbyville, Md., Sept. 5.-William Henry was fatally, and his son badly injured by the explosion of dynamite, which the latter was carrying in a basket. PROHIBITION. Syracuse, Sept. 6.-The State Constitutional Amendment Committee representing the various temperance organizations of the State inset in convention at Syracuse, Oct. ??, to take steps to secure the submission to the popular vote of a prohibition amendment to the State Constitution. Oswego, Sept. 6.-The ninth annual meeting of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union of the State of New York convened, to-day. A large attendance is expected. THE CHILLIAN TROUBLES. Panama, Sept. 4.-The indiscriminate slaughter of a small garrison, and other atrocities committed, have induced the Chillian Government to determine to adopt the strictest measures. Rumor claims that among these will be the following martial law declared in all the territory held by the Chillian forces; instant execution of all who attempt the death of Chillians in garrison; all mutinous persons to be shot when captured; all members of the ?? Congress and executive will be captured and sent to the penal settlement at Puenta Arenas. The Chilian people, Congress and Government proclaim as definitely incorporated with Chili, all territory south of the river ?? and back to Tacora mountain, which is the dividing line between Zuno department Peru and La Paz in Bolivia. Prisoners of war in the future will be sent to Juan Fernandez. A letter from ?? states that orders were given from headquarters to burn every town or village where Peruvian troops may have received food or assistance. At last accounts the sloop of war Angamos was lying ofTambo de Mora, where an encounter took place on the night of July 28th, with her guns ?? and trained on the town. In anticipation of its destruction, all foreign residents have fled from the neighborhood. CRIMES. Chicago, Sept. 4.-Lars Ecklund and Oscar Anderson, are brothers-in-law, employed in an iron foundry in this city Saturday night they left the city for South Evanston, twelve miles north to spend the night with a third brother-in-law named Rand. A quarrel over some unknown cause arose and they got off the train at Rogers Park. At eleven o'clock at night Anderson appeared at Rand's alone and retired. At 6 o'clock this morning Rand, hearing a shot in the basement went down and found Anderson with a bullet wound in his breast. Anderson confessed he murdered Ecklund the night before. Rand and Anderson went to the police station and the former went in to tell the story and when he came out Anderson was gone. Late this afternoon his body was found hanging to a tree near the lake shore and his cloths were wet, showing a previous attempt at drowning. Strips of clothes were strewn about showing that Anderson had made one or two attempts to hang himself before he got the strips torn from a pair of overalls strong enough to hold his weight. In the meantime the body of Ecklund was found at Rogers Park with three bullet wounds in it. Lombardville, O., Sept. 4.-Sunday night masked men beat Chas. ?? into insensibility, bound him and robbed his store of $800. He remained insensible until discovered this morning. He may not recover. MISCELLANEOUS. Saratoga, N. Y., Sept. 5.-A spirited and earnest debate arose in the Social Science Association, upon Wayland's paper on Progressive Spelling, in which Rev. F. H. Jones, of Massachusetts, Prof. Baldwin and Francis Wayland, of Yale College, Hon. J. A. Kingsbury, of Waterbury, Connecticut, and Frank D. Lanborn participated. At the evening session a paper was read by Rev. A. S. Mayor, strongly urging liberal aid to education by government, especially in the southern states. POLITICAL. Topeka, Kansas, Sept. 6.-General Keifer, speaker of the lower house of Congress, arrived here to-day, and addresses the old soldiers on the reunion camp grounds on Thursday, and James G. Blain will arrive on Thursday and speak to the soldiers on Friday. TROUBLE. Athens, Sept. 7-The Turks propose to compromise the frontier difficulty by offering to cede three of the disputed places to Greece if the latter will cede to Turkey the remaining two. Greece refuses to make concession and will mobilize an army if the negotiations fail. Four thousand men are held in readiness to join the troops concentrated on the frontier. YELLOW FEVER. Matamoras, Sept. 1.-The epidemic is slowly on the decrease to-day. The weather is cool and cloudy, which helps to decrease the fever. There are a small number of new cases. During the day ending at 9 a. m., There were only eight deaths in the city. Brownsville, Sept. 4.-The fever is reported very bad at San Fernando. The official report at Brownsville shows 103 new cases and five deaths. It is reported there are thirty cases of fever at Point Isabel and five or six deaths. So far most of the cases are light. There were two or three deaths yesterday. The Americans generally are improving. Dr. Milon is out again, convalescent. Havana, Sept. 4.-There were thirteen deaths from yellow fever the past week. Pensacola, Sept 4.-There are no new cases, and but one death, J. M. Graham. The total to date are nineteen cases and six deaths. These figures are official. New Orleans, Sept. 4.-Dr. Joseph Jones, president of the Board of Health, publishes the following: New Orleans, Sept. 3, 1882. The city is free from yellow fever and no case has been reported since August 11. The sanitary condition of the city is excellent and the death rate is remarkably low. Washington, Sept. 4.-The summary of the progress of yellow fever for the week ending Saturday, at Brownsville, as furnished by the Surgeon General of the marine hospital service gives the following figures. For the week 182 cases, 20 deaths, previously reported, 681 cases, and 10 deaths. Surgeon Murray, of the marine hospital service, arrived at Brownsville August 25th, with assistants, nurses, and supplies. He immediately organized a hospital for sixty patients, and one of the assistants was detailed to Point Isabel, where some cases were reported. The outer cordon extending from Laredo to Corpus Christi, has been strengthened during the week, and a protective cordon established thirty miles from Brownsville, extending from Santa Maria on the Rio Grande, to the north of Aroyo, Colorado, or Gulf. No known cases of fever exist north of Aroyo, Colorado, at this date, nor have any refugees escaped the quarantine at the outer cordon. Two cases of yellow fever left Brownsville for the north before the cordon was formed, but they were stopped by a guard. They subsequently died south of the cordon. There is great destination in Brownsville, and the mayor is about to issue another appeal for aid. Many of the poor decline to go to the hospital. Henry Bollock, a prominent merchant, has died. The weather is cold and damp, with some rains at intervals, and the outlook is not favorable. Galveston, Sept. 5.-The governor has made the following appeal: Austin. To County Judges, Mayors of Cities and Towns of Texas. I have received a telegram from Thos. Carson, mayor of Brownsville, stating there are 1,000 cases of yellow fever in that city, with an increase of from 70 to 100 per day, and the necessity for means to send aid to the sick and destitute was increasing. Any funds that have been or may be contributed to the suffering people of Brownsville, can be sent to Ball, Hutchins & Co., Galveston, and can immediately be drawn on by wire by Thomas Carson, mayor, to be properly expended. (Signed) C. M. Roberts, governor. Brownsville, Tex., Sept. 5.-The report at 10 o'clock this morning shows 77 new cases and four deaths. Relief is furnished to 311 families. Patients in the hospital, ten. The fever is on the decrease. Matamoras, Sept. 5.-Four deaths reported in the last twenty four hours. The river is very high and still rising; weather threatening a storm with northerly winds. Galveston, Sept. 6.-A special from Matamoras says: The epidemic shows no change, there are no less than 100 cases in town. A report ending at 9 a. m. shows five deaths within the preceding 24 hours, two of them from fever. All business is suspended. Brownsville, Sept. 6.-Forty-six new cases of fever are reported, to-day. There were two deaths (Mexicans). About 100 cases are in Matamoras. Two deaths occurred to-day. Three new cases in in Fort Brown.