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Tbb Hanlob Bbotbers' Vrrsatilb Company or Gymbasts, Acrobats Pabtomimists. Dancbrs, Ac. NEW YORK MCSEIJM OK ANATOMY. #18 Broadway. Lectubes with the Oxy- Hydrogen Micro vx>ps twice dally. Head and Kiobt Abb or Prosit. Open from 8 A. M. till 10 P. M. Now York. Friday ? September 14, 1 KM. NOTICE TO PLUMBERS. Sealed proposals for the plumbing work on the now Iniui Rnuno, corner of Park row and Ann street, may bo addressed to Jam Ooidok Bnnnr, New Yon a Hmuld Orrica, until noon on Saturday, 15th mat. Plana and specifications may bo aeon at the office ot Mr. John Helium, architect, No. 170 Broadway. TBI m II w s. xuiors. Our adrleoa by the Atlantic cable are dated on Wednes dajr, the 12th Inst., at noon. Napoleon sends an Imperial commissioner to confer with Maximilian in Mexico, and the London Timet advo cates the abandonment of lb* empire by foreigner*. Vie reopening of the Eastern question by Russia is re garded with tone alarm In Berlin aa tending to war. Tba Italo Austrian peace negotiations are protireeHing aatisfactorily. The City of London has shipped over | MO. 000 in gold for New York. Consols were quoted at 8?>,' for money in tendon at noon on Wednesday, .September 12. Five twenties were at 71 V at the same time. The Liverpool cotton market waa unchanged at i?i? n on Wednesday. Middling uplands aaa at 13d. THE CITY. The cholera ha* broken out in Westchester county, and measures hare (won taken to *uppr>i<* It. There were seven new case* of cuolera and live death." from Urn same disease reported in this city yesterday. At a meeting of the Health Board, held vosterday afternoon, resolutions were pa*a"d to borrow tbe sum. of f 2i,000 and $!,'?, ooo for various purposes. Tha report of the Assistant Superintendent showed that the cholera w*? fast disappearing from Brooklyn, only one new caee being reported there vosterday. Tbe third annual regatta of tbe I'nion Yacht Club lane off yesterday, and w is rather a tame att'alr Itut ?wo boats were sailed? the Fknchle and the tilnnce, the 0rst named winning the race by Just eleven minuter, the prize was a silver cup. valued at $150 nud tin* ?o irsewaa from k stake boat anchored In Goviantiii bay the S'julbwest Spit and bark. The case of Carl Noelle, who, It will be remembered, bad been arrested In tbe early part of this vaar In this city on s charge of having embezzled several thousand thaler*, the property of Vleyer 4 Co., bankers, Bet tin, Prussia, was dt*|>o*ed of yesterdsy. the prlaouer having iieen delivere<l up by the State officials lo the federal S'Ub'irm a Noelte sdmltted tbe charge, and the neces sary will now be taken to forward him lo I'runsia. Further dMIosur-a ss to the alleged frauds p?r| et riled by tbe North River Hank of Hoboken came up ye ti rdsy before J ud(< Sutherland in the Supreme Con it, cham ber*. Charles I. Penman snd Juan Penman bring a stilt agalOHt Ann Mahra, Christopher V. Hogan and William W rtmilli to set aside an slleged fraud ulent sale of pro perty at 87* ^ Weet street, In paym nt for wlileb cert Ideates of deposit at the above bank lo the amount of t?.&00 were offered. On presenting the certificates for paymert the troerbniwfet of the institution was ascertained The cate came up yneterday on ? motion to set aside an injunction retrain ing defendants from parting with the premises nntil matters are properly arranged. The motion wss denied. The officer* of tbe Nassau Rank have con meneed a civil suit in the Supreme Court agsnst theli defaulting cashier, George B. Hriggs, U> recover, If powtbis. a por tion Of the stolen funds. An order of arrest ?as (ranted and the defendant held to ball in the mm of $00,000 Henry Watson, who say* he la aa insurance broker and Uvea In Fifth Avenue Hotel, was arre-t.il yexierday charged with ettenstve robberies of property belong ng to different boarder* at ?ario?n hotels In the dtr. The steamahip Virginia, Captain Pruw e. of the Na tloaal line, will sail from rier No 4T Ni-rth river, at twelve o'clock to-morrow for Liverpool, tou< hlng st Qoeeastuw*. Tha stock market was unsettled yes'erdsv. but rlosed firm Governments were dull. Gold tinted at 14* , ?H Buaaeas waa fair yesterday, though there was no csi>e ?ial activity. Both Imported aad domestic goods sold lo n fair ? 1 tent, aad at fall prtoea as a general thing Cof. i*e was unchanged Ootloa was mora qaist hot firm Do t' e inert* fbr fc-ir *ud *ljtal open** firmer but closed dull and heavy. Cora *m steady. 0*U ware doll and heavy. Pork was quite active but at easier rates. Beef was unchanged. Lard was a shade easier. Whiskey was quiet and unchanged. Freights were quiet but firm. MISCELLANEOUS. The Presidential party left Columbus early yesterday morning, on their soute to I'iUsburg, where they arrived In the afternoon. At Newark, Coshooton and New Oomerstown enthusiastic gatherings welcomed them as they passed, but at New Market insults were again ex tended to then, and General Custer, who was born near there, told tbem, Id a speech, that he was ashamed of them. At 8teubenvtlle the insults were continued. The reception in Pittsburg was hearty, and wound up with a banquet at which toasts were drunk to the Presi dent, Grant, Farragut, Seward, the Constitution and Union, and appropriately reeponded to. The Mayor of the city declined to take pert In the ceremonies. A grand celebration awaits the party on their arrival at Washington in the shape of a grand military and civic procession and a review. Our special correepondent at Heart's Content, writing on the 4th of August, furnishes Interesting details of the reception of the shore end of the Atlantic cable of 1866 at Newfoundland, with a copy of the diary kept on board the Great Eastern during the search for It. The nufln points of the record were published In the Hbkald on the 10th insL, In the shape of our extended special tele graphic report forwarded from St. Johns, N. F. Despatches from Ban Francisco give details of the lending of General Vega's expedition, oom posed of Amer icans, at Lopes, Mexico. They were warmly welcomed by the Inhabitants, and were expecting another party under MoDanlal and Hungerford to Join them. The force numbers eight thousand muskets and were Intend ing to attack Alamos, Sonora, immediately. The Impe rialists were defeated at West Sonora by Perqulera. Gov ernor Ruby had outlawed all Mexicans serving with the Imperialists. The Republican State Convention of Massachusetts met at Boeton yesterday and nominated Governor Bullock and the whole State ticket for a second term. An ad drees to the people of the State was Issued, urging them to support Congross and Its measures. General Butler, who is a candidate for Congress, Senator Wilson and George B. Lorlng addressed the areemblsge. During a recess the Convention paid a visit to Parson Brownlow's side show, which was on exhibition at Faneull HalL The President Is reported to have said, in speaking of JelT Davis, that If he was not triod at the October term by the court in which he has been indicted be should be released. As it Is understood that be will not be tried at that time, his release may be expected soon after the beginning of October. It is further reported that Jelf Davis indignantly refused to be released on condition of leaving the country nevor to return. Arrangements are being perfected in Cleveland for the accommodation of the Convention of Soldiers and Sail ors which is to be held there on Monday, Two large tents will be pitched In the park and scats arranged In side of tliem. Michael Murphy, the escaped Fonlan prisoner, tele graphed from Albany, yestorday, that be would leave for this city by the afternoon train. He adheres to the Stephens wing, and denouncee any attack on Canada. A complete armament of Armstrong guns for two volunteer batteries is on the way to Canada from Eng land. A thousand horses are to bo purchased Imme diately for use among the provlnc'al forces. There was a large Fenian picnic near Baltimore on Tuesday. Gonial O'Nolll and Captain Hinos, formerly of General Sweoay's staff, addressed the crowd. Two men were carried over the Falls of Niagara In a boeton Wednesday- while attemplng to cross the river above. There wore six oases of cholera la Nashville on Wednes day, one ef which proved fatal. Foer wow cases ap peared la Richmond yesterday ; two of them were fatal. President Johnson and the Trae Policy for Ilia Adwlntatratlon. President Johnson, with commendable mag nanimity and the best intentions, has been very unfortunate in his policy of Southern res toration. His generous concessions to the late revolted States and their people concerned in the rebellion have evidently been accepted by implacable rebels a* covering a license for Ranguinary outrages against the poor emanci pa tod negroes and "aboiitioa Yankees," while Id the North those tearful scenes of Southern disorder and bloodshed, though fomented by Northern agitators aod perpetrated by Southern desperadoes of the school of the Kansas "bor der ruffian" have operated and are operating to the prejudice of the great body of the South ern people and the administration and its sup porters. We are dealing with facta, and, as Gradgrind has it, "l'acts is what we want" Unjust as it is to the mawefl of the Southern people, it is still a fact that such outbreaks of Southern violence as the Memphis riots and the New Orleans massacre are effectively used by North ern radicals for electioneering purposes, as illustrations of the prevailing tone and temper of the South and as the legitimate fruits of the President's forgiving and confiding policy of Southern restoration. Tbus, while we perceive from the President's receptions from point to point along hit) present journey that his per snnnl complaints against Congress are met with scandalous retaliations of mockery and iiiHull, we see from the returns of the Maine election that, from the cause* indicated, a new and powerful impulse has been given to the Southern reconstruction plan of Congress against the immediate restoration policy of the Executive. We hold thui the popular groundswoll which has thus carried the Maine election by a ma jority which dwurfc the majorities of Abraham Lincoln is s popular movement which, from all the signs of the times, will sweep across the continent and carry the constitnMonal amend ment of the present Congress frfld deoide U>e complexion of tbj Vi'ext Congress against the President's policy. The superserviceable New York organ of Mr. Seward, In threatening the altern.tiffe of civil war against Congress, is only adding combustibles to a roaring Are, 'and the sooner the President ia rescued from such reckless partisans and treacherous friends the better it will be for him nnd bis official reputa tion. This broad hint of a violent dissolution of the government emanates, we believe, from the Secretary of State; for, if we mistake not, the ?ame hint was first thrown out by his special home organ at Auburn some months ago. It is at par, however, with the proposition of his New York organ, put forth at the beginning of the late war, for the forcible deposition of President Lincoln and the setting np of George Law, "Live Oak George," as a sort of pro visional dictator in his place. But If the President's plan of Southern res toration against the constitutional amendment of Congress may be pronounced a failure, what line of policy is left for his siftninistration t We answer that the broad and comprehensive policy, foreign and domestic, suggested through I be columns of this journal months ago, Is still open and still invites him to the path of popu larity and success. We hold that the Mephis topbelos of bis administration hss been and Is tbe Secretary 0f Stste; and that Mr. Seward, with hi* good man Friday and his lantern car rier, have, like a will-o'-ihe-wisp, been stealth ily leading the President on the wsy to the Iiifnul Swamp. That which sbonld hsve been tbe first set of reconstruction on tbe part of? President John ton- -s reconstruction of his Cabinet, beginning ??llh the Secretary of State?is ?t!ll tli# first en?enlia1 to surrmu w;th n ty tfct ":cr!? I and the test of the constitutional amendment of Congress on the question of restoration, Mr. Johnson's new policy, we think, should be maiuly directed to a vigorous settlement of our unsettled foreign affairs and a financial policy directed against the pet national bank system, as it now stands, of the late Secretary of the Treasury, now Chief Justice Chase. Mr. Seward, in his temporising and dawdling with Louis Napoleon and his protdgd, Maxi milian, in Mexico, and in his humiliating diplo macy with England in reference to the depre dations of such Anglo-rebel cruisers as the Alabama and Shenandoah, and in regard to the deceived and disgusted Fenians, has been and remains a dead weight upon President Johnson. A new man in his place, who would make short work with England and France, would at once lift the administration high in the respect and confidence of the American people of all parties; and a new Secretary of the Treasury, who would boldly strike out for a thorough and wholesome reconstruction of Mr. Chase's pet bank system, turning the sops of twenty-five or thirty millions a year which those banks receive from the government into the public treasury, would revive in favor of Andrew Johnson the old enthusiasm of the country which supported Andrew Jackson in his war against Biddle's Bank of the United States. The prevailing sentiment of the North is in favor of General Grant for the next Presi dency; but the financial managers and radical leaders identified with the political interests of Mr. Chase look to these national banks for the pressure which, when the time comes, they calculate will secure his nomination as the re publican candidate. Here, then, is a field ? the field of financial reform, in which Presi dent Johnson may win imperishable laurels. In truth, with a new, vigorous and dashing foreign policy, and a bold and comprehensive policy of financial reform, strengthening the national securities, the national faith and tho national currency, he may still be able to control Congress and the great question of the Presidential succession. " I Am No Politician." Since tbe close of the war, as in every posi tion in which he was previously placed, Gen eral Grant has conducted himielf with a dig nity, prudence and tact that cannot be too highly commended. Entertaining none of those Presidential aspirations which led Gen eral-Scott into bo many grievous errors, he has modestly accepted the honors which a grateful country has been proud to bestow upon bim and has been satisfied to do his duty, simply and thoroughly, iu the high rank to which he has been promoted. Unlike other generals of less ability ani reputation, be has not been eager to make political capital out of his military fame, and he now stands in the same relation to this gdvernmsnt that Welling ton occupied towards that of England? a trnsty, reliable and confidential adviser, inde pendent of all partisanship and of all parties. Notwithstanding these facts the radi cals have endeavored to use General Grant as an instrument with which to assail the President They have dili gently disseminated the rumor that there is a wide difference ot opinion between these two high officials, amounting to a mutual jeal ousy and sure to end in an open quarrel. It is in vain that both the President and General Grant have done everything in their power, in a quiet, unostentatious manner, to rebuke and silence this scandal. They have been seen to gether constantly; the General has been pre sent at the President's most important recep tions, and they have travelled in friendly com panionship during the tour which now ap proaches its termination. So for from heeding these rebukes, however, the radicals have re doubled their persecutions. When General Grant left the Presidential party for a day the radical convention at Philadelphia cheered the news as if it were the sign of an open rupture. Wherever tbe President has spoken before radi cal audiences they have interrupted him by shouts for Grant. Completely disgusted at these efforts to make him appear a party to tbe radical insults offered to President Johnson, General Grant determined to put an end to them at once. He arrived at Cincin nati a day before the President, and went to tbe theatre in the evening. The radicals organ ised a demonstration for him, thus intending to forestall the Presidential reception of the next day. General Grant perceived their intention and Indignantly refused to show him self to the crowd, requesting them to send their leader to his box. The leader appearing, General Grant, who never makes a speech, looked him full in the face, and in that firm tone In which he gives his orders on the battle field spoke as follows:? ?*Mr I am no politoian. The President of the United States It ray commandoT'tn-chlrf. I consider this demon stration la opposition to the President of the United States, Andrew Johnson. If you have any regard for foe TOO will take your Bf-n awe/. I am greatly Maoyed at this demonstration. I came here to enjoy the theatri cal performance. I will bo glad to see you all to-morrow when the President arrive*" Few persons, we imagine, will envy the radi oaneader who listened in respectful gllence to this spirited admonition^ 2ml we s!ncerely*trii*t that it will never have to be repeated. Gen eral Grant summed ap his whole chsracter when he declared M I am- no politician." He is not phased with the flatteries which gratify the vanity of politicians ; he is not influenced by the miserable motive* which affect poli ticians ; he Is not to be judged by the rales nor worked upon by tbe agencies to which politicians are amenable. Those who seek to serve their own purposes by inciting any hostile feelings between him and tbe Presi dent mistake their man. He recognizes tbe President as his commander-in-chief and re sents any insult to Johnson as an insult to him selt In the most explicit terms he emphati cally states that he is "greatly annoyed" by such demonstrations as those wbich the radi cals have contrived, apparently in honor of Grant, but really for the purpose of wonnding the President. We hope, therefore, that In future tbe radicals will have sense enough to respect General Grant's wishes, even if tbej have no respect for their own Chief Magistrate. On the other hand, General Grant does not mean to decline any of the legitimate honors whioh the people may tender bim. He is always glad to meet tbe people, and although he is no politician bo will not refuse to serve his country as its President if the people re quire him to sesume that office. From the troubled aspect of public affairs we bare hut | little doubt that it will be as necessary to elect I Grant to the Presidency to save the oonn- j trj a lCfS m 11 was acccss>rv to call LIm la . I tbe chief command of the army to save the coon try in 1864. With him in the White House all parties would be satisfied and all animosi ties assuaged. But whether as President of the United States or in his present rank as the President's highest and most trusted adviser, General Grant is no politician, and the politi cians may as well give up the idea of con trolling, using or abusing him. Oar Position on the Question of (Specie Pay. meats? Error* of the Preoo. One of our contemporaries, professing to be an organ of the commercial community, mis represented in a late issue the position we have taken on the question of the currency and a return to specie payments. It says: ? "The Hgmr.n has become a thorough convert to government paper currency," and that we "lose sight of the important fact that if the money value of property were to fall in con sequence of a return to Bpecie payments its exchangeable value would still remain the same." This writer either has not been able to comprehend our position and arguments or purposely misrepresents them. We are net in favor of paper money, and are decidedly in favor of hard cash as soon as we can return to that without producing ruin ous consequences. Tbe difference between the resumption theorists and ourselves is this ? they want an immediate and a forced return to specie payments, not seeing the evils that would follow, or being regardless o! them, while we propose to reach the same desirable object by a gradual and healthy approxima tion through the natural growth of trade and accumulation of wealth, and by prudent finan cial measures of the government, so as not to create a revulsion and general bankruptcy. This is the difference betwoen us. Tbe writer of the sentence quoted above loses sight entirely of our argument. We have never said that the exchangeable money value of property would not remain relatively the same, or nearly the same, under a specie basis as at present, though it is much easier to bring down the price of labor and the immediate products of labor than to reduce the value of accumulated wealth. Our argument was that, by a eudden resumption of specie payments, a terrible crisis would be brought upon the coun try ; that all who should owe anything (and these would be the mass of business men and the industrious and poorer classes) would find themselves unable to meet their liabilities. Their debts would be increased in amount over thirty per cent. Universal bankruptcy would necessarily follow, for the products of industry would instantly fall at the same time that their means would bo reduced and their liabilities enormously increased. As we have said in a former article on this subject, the rich would become richer and the poor poorer, relatively. Bat one of our strongest objections to an un wise and a forced resumption of specie pay ments is, that while tbe value of all other pro perty would be reduced to the extent, proba bly, of five thousand millions, that of the bondholders would be inoreased something like eight hundred millions Of course the national bank?, Jay Cooke A Co., all the rich bondholders both here and abroad, all the stock gamblers, and the press in the interest of this im mense monoyed power, clamor tor resumption. Eight hundred millions added to their wealth, while the property of the rest of the commu nity would be proportionately reduced, is a prise they will not lose sight of. They will movs heaven and earth to reach it. They have, too, a powerful agent in the Secretary of the Treasury, but it is to be hoped Conarrees will bare wisdom enough to dofeat the schemes of the tundholders and their agents. Oar con temporary, who refer* to the history of the resumption of specie payments in Eng land by Peel's bill In 1819, and subsequent measures of the government, is evidently ignorant of the subject Historians tell us, and even those who may be termed bullionists, that the cause of the widespread bankruptoies and terrible distress in England, following the forced resumption of specie payments, must be attributed chiefly to that measure. In a petition to the House of Commons against the bill of 1819, from the merchants and bankers o( London, the petitioners said they "had reason to apprehend that the measures with reference to the resumption of cash payments would tend to a forced, precipitate and highly injurious contraction of the currency of the country." Alison, in bis History of Europe, referring to this action of the merchants and bankers, says that "the effects of the proposed measure were forotold with a clearness and, as the ovent proved, with a truth," which rendered the petition among the most valuable and instructive documents recorded in history. Common sense, sound principles and the evi (Jcnce of Jjistory all concur to show that a violent disturbance of established values based upon the existing currency must c^usq the most serious and lasting evils! ft has been said that the disasters which followed the return to specie payments in England might have been avoided by making the effort earlier. Peel's bill was passed within five ' years of the definitive conclusion of peace, and to say that after the most exhaust ing wars and a suspension of specie payments for nearly ? quarter of a century England could have returned im m? '.lately to a permanent hard money basis, is ?imply preposterous. It wigbt have been at tempted, but would have failed. As it was, with all the careftil preparations and progres sive steps, the effort wss a very difficult one and proved most disastrous. Let us take warning from the teaching of history. We are in a prosperous condition bow? yes, in a healthy, active state of industry snd trade. disturb this? We are in a position that no other* pountry ever was before. Our Im mense resources and rapid growth will gradu ally and almost insensibly absorb the cur rency and bring the nation up to the specie standard. In this way all values of property and industry and all debts and business obli gations will become gradually adjusted with out revulsion, bankruptcy or distress. Mr. Prima Coorvm to Prkktmnt Jobnsox.? Our veuerable and respected fellow citizen, IVter Cooper, bas "come out in the papers" with a long letter of fatherly advice to Presi dent Johnson. We have not the space for it, hut the leading points thereof may bo briefly stated. Mr. Cooper begins with the recommen dation of ? liberal dose of chsrity ss a good prescription for the President In reference to Congress at this time. He next quotes very largely from Provisional Govsrnor, Vice Presl rtOititta. Jjbn.oa'd M?^u<a. u> U.j effect that "treason must be mode odious and traitors most be punished;" that "after making treason odious every Union man should be re munerated out of the pockets of tbose who have inflicted this great suffering on the country;" that in regard to the Union men of the late rebel States, "I hold it to be a high duty to protect and secure to them a republican form of government until they again gain strength;" that "they must not be smothered by inches;" that "traitors should take a back seat in the work of restoration;" that "we must not be in too much of a hurry;" with much more in the same radical vein. Mr. Cooper, next quoting the old maxim that "the sin of ingratitude is worse than witchcraft," pleads that the government be not guilty of this sin towards the Southern black race, and that we have nothing to fear in giving them justice. Finally, Mr. Cooper ex presses the hope that "you (President Johnson) will a ee, before it is entirely too late, the ter rible danger of taking counsel with Northern men in sympathy with rebels, who fought the government with all the energy of desperation to accomplish the destruction of our govern ment, instead of taking counsel with thoae friends who eleoted you." This is the giat of the letter. It is valuable, ; at least, as one oi the signs of the times which show the drift of publio opinion, and the tre mendous moral pressure of the Maine election and the causes controlling it We regard the contest between the President and Congress as virtually decided by Maine. We bow to the judgment of the people of the mighty North, and wo trust that the President will shape his course accordingly. CANADA. Arm* tor the Volunteer Militia. Toronto, 0. W., Sepi. 13, 1806. A complete armament of Armstrong field guns to equip two batteries of volunteer militia are on tiielr way from England. The government will purchase 1,000 horses imme diately for the use of the hussars and artillery. REGATTA OF THE UNION YACHT CLUB. Oaly Two Yachts Contend for the Prlzr-Tlir Fonchle the Winner by Eleven Minutes. Tho third annual regatta of the Union Yacht Club came off yesterday, but upon the whole, It was rather a tamo affair. Three yachts? namely, the Mist, Glance and Fonchle? were entered; but, from some unknown causa, the Itst failed to make her appearance at the ren dezvous, and the Gtanoo and Fonchle were compelled to sail over the course alone, thus dwindling what was ori ginally intended as a regatta down to a simple race be tween two boats. This was very much regretted by the members present. Had there boen more entries the af fair would not have lacked interest, as was decidedly the case yesterday. Tho owners of the ya'-hts, it is said, did not like the trouble of getting their boats in a fit con dition for racing when the season for this exhilarating sport Is so far advanced as at prsent; and, also, that some of them were afraid to risk the reputation of their vessels, when, If beaten, they had no ohance of retriev ing their honors until nest year. However, be this as It may, bat two yachts were on the glbund at the appoint- d time, and after the start the Fotwhie bad it all her ewa way. The eontse was from a stake boat anchored in Gowanns Bay to the 8oothwe?i Spit and back, and the prize a handsome silver csp valued at $160. The day was cloar, with a good stilt' woaterly broeze blowing, which did not canter once, but continued unt.l the race was ended. At precisely twentv-flve miuutes past ten o'clock the signal was irlven, and both vessels slipped their cables and got under way la handsome style, the Fooohle having thj advantage over her antagonist by being about a quarter of a mile more to the w nd ward. Tins enabled her to cl'-ar the Narrows on two short tacks, after which abe bad a straight coum ; but the Glance, being ao tar to leeward, was compelled to make thr.? tacks liefore passing ont of the Narrow*, and this lost her some half ? mile. The Fonchie was allowed three minutes and II; teen seconds over her rtral, being a sloop o< tairty four feet and nino Inches In length, while the length of the Glance was thirty eight fleet. Both vessels were al lowed as much sail as they could carry, and looked vory beautiful as they soudded through the waters, careening over under the heavy press of canvas, sad da>*lilag the spray from their bows, which aparklod in Uie sunlight Uke myriad diamonds. The Glance started with her mainsail, jib and gaff-top sail set, bat aa accident prevented the Fonchle from seUIng her gaff- topsail also; bat she went along nicely under ber jib aad mainsail, which proved sufficient for her to win >he race. Before reaching the Narrows the topsail- halyards of the Glance were carried away and the nail taken ia; ber centre board met with an accident at the same time, wbiob considerably retarded her pro gress unUI she rounded the "spit," which she did four teen minutes and thirty seconds after the Fonchle. The yachts kept to the eastward of the buoys in going and returning from the "spit," and had the tide against them both waya. The Fonchle rounded the stako boat at Uowanus at one o'clock and liny-one aad a hair m.u utes, beating the Glance by Just eleven minuted. Both vessels made remarkably good time considering tba strong tide which they bad to sail against. The race lasted Just three hours and si zioen mlnutea. CORONERS' INQUESTS. Death ntou Friokt akd Kicmmirr.-l rather sin gular cut wns brought to the notice of CoroDor Wlt<ley yesterday. He wu called to No. 71 Attor ney street to hold in inquest over the remain ? of lfarjr A. Sanders, a little girl nine years of age, who died under peculiar circumstances. The testimony showed that oa Saturday last Kllen Handera, mother of deceased, was arrested and locked up. Wn being In formed of tlie fact the deceaaed became vsrjr mucU frightened and screamod aim cried till nearly exhausted. Mrs t-andsrs was liberated (T>8 tame afternoon, soon after which Mary complained or pain in her 'chest and at night was exceedingly reetless. ' On Sunday morning she was nervous and agitated, and the following evening threw up a quantity of Mood, f-ubsequently she bu. came insensible, and rema ned In that condition tiU nine o'clock on Tuesday morning, when death ensued. Pep uty Coroner W ouster Beach, Jr.. M D. , miAt i^iSl mortem examination on the body andjfotui4'lhe Internal organs generally congested. JfjOffi the Appearance of the body and tbe history the case Dr. Heacti was of the opinion death wai caused by congestion of the brain and shock to the nervous system from frtght and excitement. The Jury rendered a verdict to that effect. Mtsthuoitx Dkith or a (Iambics. ? Information was received at the Coroners' office yesterday that a man named Thomas Newton #D TTtmj In a very pre^ar)<>us condition at No >7 Crosby street, an<1 tbe opinion of Dr Hunter, the atteading physician seemed to be that the patient was suffering from tbe effects of poison, taken by himself or administered to him by design for the pur pose of uking his life. Dr. Humor requested that New ton's ante-mortem statement should be taken, and Coro ner Wildey prooe ded to the house for that purpose, but oo ranching there the man wits speechless and appareoily In ? dying condition Death followed soon after the Coroner's departure. It sppeers that deceased, who was a gambler, had been living with Kate McCarty tor nearly nine years. He was In the habit of visiting tlie gambling hells of tbe citjr and returning home late at night or early in the morning. Newton Mtered bis lodging house shout one o'clock on Tuesday morning, quite sober and apparently In bis usual health. He entered hi* room alone and remained there till the following afternoon, when he was discovers lying en the floor In a speech lew and nearly Insensible condition. He was placed on the b?d and a physician cailsd, but although hs railed allgbtly at Intervals It was found Impossible to restore him to coascleusnsss. He llogered till yesterday and I dlsd as stated. Kate McCarty says deceaaed was not In the habit of drinking to excess, but aha bad frequently beard him complain of Internal pains. She Is not aware that he bad taken any poison or medicine except as pre scribed by phvsictans. Coroner Wildey will hold an In quest on the body to day, when doubtless the tnystsry will be cleared up. Pec b as ill waaa native of the Western country and la said to have relatives living near Chicago. His sporting companions have expressed a willingness to gtvs ths remains a decent burial. As 1'ssgoww Ms* Kimxo ? About half-paat ten o'clock on W'-dneaday night an unknown man fell through the front basement of No. M Vartck street, which waa open at tbe time, and was Instantly killed The deceaaed waa a middle aged man, about Ave feet sight inches In height, wtth no whiskers, and wore a black sack coat, black pants, black fait hat, dark vast and whits shirt, sad had on his parson 94 30 in ear rency, but no papsrs trblch oould lead to aa Identities tioa. Coroner Naumaan field aa laqueat on the body, the Jury returning s vsrdict of aoctdeatal death. TIC STATE FAW. Ssaarnoa, Kept 1A, IMS. Tlie attendance at the Plats Fair Is very large it is estimated that there were 30,000 persons on ibe grounds to day The receipts up to this evening were |T,000. The addraes waa delivered thla evening at the St. Nicho las Hotel, by Hon Anaoa A Mlllvr, o< Rockford, III. It wjs devoted principally to tb? history of sgri.ulture snd its relations to the welfare and advancement of the human rare. It abounded in thoughts aad ?uggsstions, showing ths dignity aad Impo nance of farmers. It shows oooetuslvely that farming should he ragsrded as a tervioe la which only those will excel who are sagacious aad energetic In applying the mind The fair eloeee te- morrow, when all the prised aaima'e i?HI be paraded Tbe show of sheep, horses, swine en J Imnlem -uts Is larre and ef good quality Teat of est?1 i. u.aetea* >? ? issosr*. ta?*uii Me quality is rtwarts* MADAME RISTORI. Her Heron* Day in New York. Yesterday monii %g. m announced, Madame Rial or* visited the photographic establishment of Mr. Brady and sal (or het picture. Her drew (or the ocoaslon ?M of the richest silk. Th.> ground was black, covered with large white sura, but so <jutlted in the loom as to appear like embomdtl sliver. Thl.i dress was selected in Parte la compliment to the people of the United States. It to beautifully made, and in the very latest Parisian style. The white skirt beneath was plain, with the exception of the front breadth, which was fluted. Across her shoulders she wore a mantle of rich, thick black lace, made doable by flounces. The headdress consisted of white laoe, with iappeta on each side about a yard In length, and no faateninga under the chin. The front waa slightly ornamented with marlbou trimming. No Jewelry adorned her person, excepting earrings, each of which consisted of three large diamonds pendant an1 about two Inchea in length. She wore pearl colored gauntleta. The carriage which oonveyed Madame and her fam ly to the photographer's waa a doable coup*, drawn by two coal black horses, which, from their beauty and strength, elicited much admiration. There was a large concourse of persons present, both within and outside of Mr. Brady's gallery, Intent on obtaining a view of the orlMh of whom they had beard ao much, and when the party had concluded their loog and somewhat fatiguing session of three hours thsy had some difficulty In passing through the crowd that pressed about the doors of lha studio. The scenes Inside the gallery were very Interesting. The Madame waa particularly struck with a life sized portrait ot the late Prealdent Linooln. She expressed much sorrow at the fatal catastrophe of the political life * ?f our murdered President, and also alluded feelingly to the late General Scott. The portraits of General Grant and other officers attracted her attention. ?ha was evi dently quite familiar with the h story of each. Mr. Brady coo versed with her In her native tongue. Ha says he has never met with a more interesting family. He not only took imperial pictures of Reg ina Ttagica, but of each of the children, and also of thd accomplished nobleman, their father. A group of the whole family waa also taken. After leaving the picture gallery the party went la view the ruins of the Academy of Music. Here a fanny mistake occurred. The coachman was dime led to go to the French Theatre, In Fourteenth street, but, mistaking the order, drove to Fortieth street. Hero It was dla covered that lite Jehu was wandering, but being told la plain English wbliher they wished to go, be sooa brought the party to their destination. Madame Rlstorl was much pleased with the brilliancy and treshness of the decorations of this neat little th. aire. She objected to the depth of the stage, and regrettod the sinallnesa of the drawing rooms. It waa Ihore delerminod by herself and Mr. Grau to make the green room herdressing room. as it would be impossible to make the Une changes km "Elizabeth" without ample space. The scenery pre pared for her plays she particularly admired, and com plimented Mr. Thorne, the acinic artist, and Mr. Kandall, iho machinist, on the admirable manner in which they havo done their work. The lurniture and properties were not In the theatre, but it is understood that they are all prepared by the well known upholsterer, Mr. Maximilian!. Madame Rlstori returned so late to the hotel that stoe disappointed many visitors. Among these were Madame Le Vert, Mr. and Mrs Fagnanl and many otbor well known persons. Presents of all descriptions continue to be showered at the feet of Madame Kialori. Yesterday she received a dozen of "The Hlooin of Youth" and also several massive and really beautiful headdress ns, Messrs. Chlckcring k Sons s -nl "a splendid grand piaaa for the usu of Signorina Blanca del Grillo," on which, last evening, she performed some difficult pieces for her guests. Madame Bistort has called hor company together, and they will meet to-day for instructions. To-morrow the orst rehearsal will take place. The first nigbl of lha great actress will be Thursday, the 20th Inst , prior to which kite will viait no piacea of public amusjmeak THE CLEVELAND CONVENTION. SPECIAL TELEGRAM Tfl THE NEW YORK HEXALB. Preparation* la Cleveland for the Receptiee ?f tho Delefatw. Cimuini, September 13, 18M. A sseeUng ef tbe general oommlttoe for the reeeptlaa Ot dela.-atas Id the Soldiers' and Sailors' Convention. to behold h ? on Monday next, w held UK evening. The osnmtttN bare received from Boatoa two imtnsnsn ton Is, which will be pitched In the Park and appropri ately daoocaied. Seels will be arranged In them for the delegates and sudienoe. The committee bare received Information lb at a large number of delegates from nil eecUons or the oountry will be present. Rooms bare already been engaged at the eeveral hotel* for many dis tinguished soldiers and civilians. Tbe venerable rhoesan Swing, tbe father- In law of Lieutenant General Slier man; Mr. Grant, the folher of tbe great Ulyaass; Hon. James R. Doolittle, tbe distinguished 8 -nator from Wia conain: Generals Hteedman, Averlll, Couch. Mendjtb. Wool, Custer, and others, will be in attendance on the convention. Klectlea ef Delegates In Keatarkv Locismxa, Kjr., Sept 13, 1MM. Tbe soldiers and sailors held a meeting here la* I night, and after endorsing the policy of President Johnson f* the restoration of the Onion, elected one hundred dele gates to the Cleveland Convention. Resolutions were then adopted praising General Rousseau for caning Mr. Grinned Res olutions were also adopted endorsing tbe action af tbe National Union Convention or Philadelphia. Railroad Pan aad the Cleveland Convention. WiHworoa, Sept. It, ISM All tbe lending linos of railway In tbe oouatry, wMH the exception of those of Mew Kogland, New Tork and Michigan, and the Wabash Valley road of Ohio, bare agreed to convey delegates to the Cleveland BuUlarn* Convention for fnll fore going and free returning. White are making m perfoot similar arrangements with the excepted lioea. CITY IHTJSLLIGEHGE. RiQtnmr roe Aaonmanor Hronsa AMD Hu flwsa ?A solemn bigh mass of requiem was offered ysstrrdai morning, at tbe Church of tbe Transflgurailoo, in Mott street, for tbs repose of the souls of th > late Archbishop H ghee and his sister, Mother Angela, Superioress ef St Vincent's Hospital Is this city. Rev. Father Treeaer, pastor of tbe cburr.h, officiated aa celebrant; Rev. Mr. Sterln. deacon; Rev. Mr. Qulun, sub-de*coo, and Rev. Mr. Parrel, master or ceremonies There were foer other cler^yMA ana fifteen Sitters of Charity praesnl. Twelve hundred of the children belonging to the paro chial achool attended, with a large congregn'lon of the friend* ana admirers of tbe dec eared The bm wee n plain (Iregor an requiem, and does not, therefore, caM for any special comment. Tbe appearance of tbe chll dreoan.t the evidences of their handiwork itf some of the ptcTurfi on the will * or [b* parochial bouse reflect credit on the school and its founder. Tub RnuLD Thaksbd Aoaiv. ? At n meeting af the Carpenters' aad Joiners' l/nloa Ho 1. opMpndaJ tTW ing, reaoiutiens were adopted iKoLinf the |UpriMw of tbe Hibald for the publication of an art ole, entitled "The Working men of New Tork," and alee for the internet so frequently maolfeated in bebalf of tbe w?k log claasss. Box Mi-sow. ?Daniel Boone, a boy about twelve ysnss o I age, who hu appeared sererfit times in this city as a coiulc lecturer and singer, baa been missing from his bonis since the Kb instant. He was Inst heard of at Long Branch, where, it Is snppoeed, he roll Into th* hands of some man who on the boat bad falsely repre sented btmaeir as bis agent. Any Information regarding him will be thankrully received by bis mother, at 444 Tenth avenue. CAtmon to Cacwans'or Tobaooo. ? Mr. Joseph Edge, the pyrotechnist of Jersey City, was about stepping into bis wsgon In Oedar street, yesterday morning, whan the boras started, and the sudden shock sent tbe tobacco in Mr Kd<re's mouth into his throat and lodged It In the windpipe. Is the oonvulsions which followed a Wood vessel was ruptured and be now I lee in a precarious con dition. Dtsronmon or res Riot Rbust fern. ?A ntirebsr af Informal meetings of the Trustees of the Riot Relief Pund have been held since November, lUi, when, by n resoluti -n or Mr. Isnne Bell ? history of tbe fund and a report of tbe proceedings or tbe trustees were demanded el them. At these meetings resolutions were offered by Mr. Shepherd Knapp and tbe HonTHenry J. Ray mood, and peeped, organising committees to provide n per manent food for tbe relief or almilar cases In tbe future. On the 12th of November, 1*06, tbs whole fond wsa ?M.01?. <30.000 bad been distributed to dependent relatives of tbe soldiers, policemen and firemen who were killed In the suppression of the note. fl.W.OOO wan Invested In live-twenty United States bonds, and on next Christmas Day $2,000 of the accrued Interest will bo distributed among fifteen policemen. Stnnon or a Obbmas ST Snutmiw Hinsstr Tsaoonn nts Hs?d. ? Karly last evening Henry Stelllng, who lb* noma time pest has been boarding at tbe reeidenoe of Richard H oilman n. No. 80 Bayard street, committed sel clde In his spnrtment, on tbe sscond floor, by shooting himself in the beed with a single barrelled pistol, tbe bell entering bla forehead just above tbe right eye. and pass ing into the brain. Death most bsve been Instantaneous. Deceased was n native of ttennany, aged thirty fenr rearm. Par over two months bs has beea out of em ployment, bet was yesterday promised n situation. Ia this he was dUnppolnled, aad this fart rendered hire very low spirited and despondent. Anally leading halt Bomrail seir deotrietloa. He was a single man, and Is ?uppueed to have had no relations la this country A coroner was notified to hold an Inquest on tbs body to-day. _ TW3 Kl CAMUEB mi RIAIARA FALLS. Niaoasa Falls, Sept 11 IMfl Two men. whlie attemptlsg te cross the rlvr jeH above Niagara rails ysslsrdsy afternoon, bad their boat struck by a sqnall. fomtag It tetn the rnatda anil eter the Frlu The i?-n w?te *?r. leew real* to be BO*W nMStor at ChlPeewnl MM *?*? n nsi si si %