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Volume XXXIV No. 190
CM SEMESTS THIS EVENING.
NIBLO'S GARDEN, Broadway?Til* SPBCTACCLA R
EvrttAVU.ANZA OK SlNliAll TUF SAILOR.
olympic theatre. Broadway?HliOORT DlCOORT
Door.
BOOTH'S THEATRE. 88d At., between 5th ani 6th an?
Enoc h Akden.
WALLACE'S THE \TR : Broadway and lath itreet.?
Do la Bi.ai k-Evfii Susan.
ItOWPRY THEATRE, Bowery HSURKW'6 CrssB?
PEl'Cit SIT.CC1E.
GRAND OPERA HOUSE, corner ot Eighth avenue and
UCd itreet. -Olivku Twiar.
THEATRE COMIQ'E, 614 Hroadhvay?BCRLESU CR,
Coat. Ballet ani> Pa.ntomime.
WOOD'S MUSEUM AND THEATRE, Thirtieth itreet and
Broadway Alteration and eve.ii.it! Performance.
BRYANTS' OPERA HT'SE, T? nraany Building, 14th
itrrn. Ethiopian Minstrbi.st. ao.
CENTRAL PARE OARDEN, 7th ar., between 53th nnd
SPthais. Popular Garok* Oonlrkt.
hooley's OPERA uo se. Brooklyn.?Hoolby's
MiNST.IEI.S?SlNliAO, THK sailor.
NEW YORK MUSEUM OF ANATOMY, 613 Bronlway.goiRSOc
ani> Art.
LADIES' NEW YORK Ml'SECM OF ANATOMY, 620
Broadway Fkmalki ONLY IN ATTRNOANdl,
New York, Friday, July 9? 1S69.
i Si E W B W 3.
- Europe.
The ruble telegram." are dated .Julr S.
The action of tlie House of Lords on the Irish
Church bill has caused considerable excitement
in political circles. The Reiorm League may
be called into active play again, to judge
from the present position of affairs. Letters
anticipatory of trouble are Dasaing between
prominent members of both parties on the subject.
The London 'ftnws and Xews yesterday contained
eiruug cuuoriais on me present uspcci 01 me suuati(.n.
The Trade Cni ns bill Is also the subject of
an article in the Tinles. Lord Carrington was
brought before a London police court yesterday 011
charg' of nu?ault and provoking Messrs. Grenvllle
and Murrar to llzlit a duel.
The politica' atmosphere in France Is clondy. The
Emperor, however, has decided to give way to the
desires of tne people in calling for changes In the
administration of affairs of government. The Paris
Fdi/f of yesterday published an extract from a letter
of N'apoieon. No date Is given, ana the communication
is received with some degree of doubt as to
its authenticity.
The troubles in the Spanish Ministry are on the
increase. The resignation of the whole Cabinet
would create no surprise.
tuba.
Captain Genera! De llodas has issued a proclamation
clo-ing certain porta on the east end of the
lslnna, and declaring all armed vessels transporting
filibusters to lie pirates. .Spanish cruisers, however,
are directed.to observe the usual restrictions as to
the right uf search in boarding vessels.
The iron-clad Centaur has been sent to Santiago by
the N'ayy Department to aid the investigation in the
case of Speekman, who was recently executed by
the volunteers. The Seminole and the Dictator
will follow Immediately and several of the heaviest
iron-clads later. The officials at the Navy Department
have no fault to find with Admiral Hoff and he
will not be relieved except at his own request.
Miscellaneous.
Judge Lewis Dent, a brother-in-law of President
Grant, lias been tendered the republican nc miration
for Governor of Mississippi by the pronitnrf. republicans
of that State, and has notified tii m that he
would accept. The convention meets on the loth
inst.
Hon. John Rose, Finance Minister of Canada, is in
Washington and is to have an interview to-day with
Secretary Fish on the subject of a new reciprocity
treaur.
Colonel John Warren, the Fenian prisoner recently
released from an Knglish jail, had an interview with
President (irant yesterday and received a letter from
liltn to secretary Fish, directing an investigation
into ait the cases of imprisonment specified by Warren.
Frederick C.rant, the President's eldest son,
Jnmpec* Into the Patuxent river, near Laurel, Md.,
on Wednesday, and save ! the life of a young lad
named Sharpe, a cousin of young (irant, who got
beyond his depth and found himself sinking.
A double wire land line of telegraph Is being
erocted between Boston and Duxbury to meet the
requirements or ttie new French cable when It lias
been landed. It will thus be connected with New
Fork by the Franklin line.
The Boys in Blue are now demanding office of the
President.
The McOarrahan claim case, which was discussed
at great length Iu Congress last winter, 1ms been
brought to a conclusion in the .supreme Court,
where a mandamus was issued yesterday and served
on Secretary Cox to compel hitn to Issue a patent to
McOarrahan for the lands in California, on payment
*f 21 2i per a''re.
The complaint made against the Sheriff of Oneida
county for Ids blundering in the execution of Carswell
has been dismissed with a reprimand by Governor
Hoffman.
Owners of piers damaged by the late freshets in
Albany intend to prosecute that city, laying their
aggregate damages at nearly $200,000.
Thp French man-of-war Semlranils Is at Fortress
Mouroe looking after the Cuneux, which it a-* the
yellow fever on board.
It Is definitely ascertained that no person by the
name of Itisdon was a member of the I'owell expedition.
It is generally believed tha* the party are
. aafe.
The City.
William H. Sanford, cashier of the t'entrul National
Hank of thin city, disappeared on Thursday of
last week, and has not since been heard from. His
books show a deflcit of $100,000 In his accounts, and
a note loft behind by himself leaves no doubt that ne
is a heavy defaulter. Ruinous speculations are
said to have caused Idm to commit the crime.
Commissioner Betts yestcrtKy -'.amlssed the case
against General Goicour..< charged with Intending
to aid the Cuban insurgents, on ti e plea that there
was not sulllclent evrij.iet to piove that he had
gone beyond that ; ip^t'i and co-ojieratiou with
Cuba which by law he c.uu feci and e> press.
The atock market yes ci i iy v atrong and buoyant.
Gold rose to 136%, feu t,o i s;> , and closed
finally at 18#%.
Prominent Arrivnls ?n tbe City.
General Cllngman, of North Carolina, is at the St.
Nicholas Hotel.
General J. Newton, of the United States Army;
General J. M Ellison, of Philadelphia, and Colonel
Thomiti w. Couglilan, of New York, arc at the
Metropolitan Hotel.
Judge P. U. Morgan, of New orieaua, and Mr.
>
Ksterhazer, of Washington, sre at tue New York i
Hotel. |
* Prominent Departure*. I
Ex-Governor l'atton, for Aiuimmu; (Jeneral N. 1*. '
Banks, for Europe; Geoeral Zulick, Samuel Kanilel
and Colonel J. Sykes, for Philadelphia; I?wlgtit
Townsend, Mrs. E. Vitnderbllt and T. Stelnway, for
Europe; E. de ("onto, for Havana.
The Ohio Democracy?tlenrral RowrramA
New Departure.
The Ohio democracy have made a discovery.
They hare been a long time about it, but
they have hit It at last. They have l'ound out
that their copperhead leaders lead them only
to defeat, and so the party, in solemn State
Convention assembled, have taken a new
departure. They have dropped Vallandigham
and all his tribe and have drawn upon the
Union army of the war for their standard
bearer, and General Rosecrans is their man
for next Governor of Ohio. It seems that this
foreward movement was not made without a
stubborn resistance, but that even the powerful
name of Pendleton was vainly brought into
the convention to head off the Union hero of |
Murfreesboro. This is very remarkable, in
view of the fact that during the war, us a
rebel sympathizer, Vallandigham. from Ihirnside's
military court in Ohio, was sent under
guard to Rosecrans in Tennessee, and by him j
passed over to the Southern confederacy, |
where it waa thought said Vallandigham properly
belonged; but the change of front in
question is not so remarkable, in view of
anothe- fact, that on returning from the South
Vallandigham was made the democratic candidate
for Governor of Ohio, only to be beaten
by a hundred thousand majority.
We incliue to the opinion, however, that
Mr. Vallandigham and his followers will cheerfully
support this new movement of the Ohio
democracy. With all his copperhead crotchets
he is a democrat of progressive ideas: and we
think he has mastered this difficult problem to
the Bourbon, that there has been a deluge
which has changed the face of the whole political
world. At all events, General Rosecrans
is a strong candidate and will be hard to
beat. His military record, down to his disastrous
day at Chickamauga, is one of the most
brilliant of the half dozen leading Union generals
of the war. That day at Chickamauga,
however, ended his military career. But still
ills grear services in lae neiu were not lorgoiten,
for when nominated for the Mexican mission
by President Johnson he was promptly
confirmed by the Senate as a recognition of
the deserving soldier, patriot, gentleman and
scholar.
From this point we may date the political
flowering out of General Rosecrans, in his
volunteer diplomatic mission to the famous j
constellation of generals of the hite Southern I
confederacy, assembled last summer at the j ,
Virginia White Sulphur Springs. His con- j ]
dilatory negotiations with those generals j i
placed him by common consent en rapport !
with the grand national democratic reunion in j
Tammany Hall. His recall from Mexico by
President Grant, we presume, has, from the
political laws of gravitation, landed General
Rosecrans a full fledged democrat once more
in Ohio. His nomination, we say, is a hit
as a new departure for the Ohio democracy.
It relieves them of the stigma of copperheadism,
and in spiking that radical gun
they guin, perhaps, not less than thirty thousand
votes.
In the new democratic platform Bet up for
General Rosecraus there is not much of general
imnortance that is new. The nartv in
Ohio adhere to the3e doctrines?that the government
bonds ought to be taxed; that the
bondholders in their redemption ought to be
satisfied with greenbacks ; that a high protective
tariff serves only to enrich New England
manufacturers ; that each State should regulate
the elective franchise for itself, and that
the fifteenth amendment is subversive of the
principles of the federal constitution, as if an
amendment, good or bad, could have any other
purpose than to change the constitution. The
Convention further declares that the radical
policy is tending to a consolidated despotism ;
that our national banking system (Mr. Chase's)
is one of the worst outgrowths of the bonded
debt, and that the doings of the military commissions
in Texas, under President Grant, "arc
violations of the most sacred rights of American
citizens,"' Ac.
The issue, then, in Ohio is sharply drawn
against the administration; but, strangely
enough, Cuba, Mexico and the Alabama claims
are left out. But to sum up*:?The nomination
of General Rosecrans, of itself, is a great step
forward by the Ohio democracy. It falls far
behind the forward movement of the Virginia
conservatives, but it is still a movement in the
same direction; and in the same direction, it
will doubtless soon appear, all the opposition
fnrn.AR nf tlif* nminlrv arp drifting In uhnrt
the elements of a new political revolution are
forming, and while the administration is resting
upon its oars the wide-awake democracy,
instructed by many defeats, may shape their
tactics to some purpose, in view of the approaching
fall elections, not only in Ohio, but
throughout the North.
Indicia) Independence and Dignity.
In the Court of General Sessions yesterday
City Judge Bedford sentenced John Howard, a
sailor, who was jointly indicted with Thomas
Brenr.an and Willium Valley, alias "Reddy
the Blacksmith," for participation in the robbery
perpetrated in the liquor saloon of Varley,
in Chatham square, some time since.
Brenuan has been sent to the State Prison
for a term of fifteen ycurs, but Varley, as is
known, has not been made amenable to
the law. Strict but discriminating in his
administration of justice Judge Bedford
drew a carefully marked line of
distinction between the case of Howard and
that of Brennan?the one a seaman in a drink
ing frolic, and the other an ex-convict, and, as
described by the District Attorney, "a notorious
thief and the associate of cutthroats"?and
in consequence ordered Howard to the State
prison for a term of five years, the lowest
known to the statute in such a case, at the
same time reviewing his case fully, giving him
i some excellent advice, and announcing that he
would himself intercede with the Governor
for his pardon. The Assistant
District Attorney supported the Court. For
such action the radical press of New York
assails Judge Bedford with its usual braymouthed
violence, attributing political motives
j and considerations, and criticising his decision
like party hacks who acknowledge no law.
MSW YORK HKliALD 1
except it coincide with their rule of fanatic
organization. Like the tyrant Procrustes the
radicals would fit every man to their bed of
torture, innocent or guilty, tall or Hhort,
and thus again assail the constitution by
striking at its grand safeguard, the independence
of the judiciary. Their rebuke is to be
found in English history, in the case of Chief
Justice Gascoigne in committing "Prince
TT l" !.|| J 1L. 1. T I r?V._
I1UI IOJUU, mm U1C WU1UO I't JUUIU vunuiniui
Denman to the partisans of the Irish bench :?
"If such practices are continued the trial by
jury will become a delusion, a mockery and a
snare"?"Prince Hal" reformed. So may
the radicals under the lessous of the fearless
Judge Bedford.
The Crista in Frnnee?The Kntperor Yielding
to Popular Demand.
The cable despatches which we print this
morning, taken in connection with those which
we gave yesterday, show that the recent elections
are already bringing forth fruit. The
F.mperor has made up his mind to grant constitutional
reforms. The reforms point in the
direction of a government by responsible
Ministers. The Emperor has given up the ide/i
of continuing the system which has lasted
since the coup d'itat?a system which has
vested ail the governing power in himself, and
made what seemed a parliament only a mockery
and a sham. It appears from our latest
despatches that since the decision of the Emperor
became known very considerable excitement
has prevailed in political circles, and
great anxiety has been manifested to know
what class of men should be called upon to act
with the Emperor in organizing the new government.
Rumor has it that great difficulties
are being experienced; but the presumption
is thut the Ministry will be a
kind of compromise, composed of men selected
from the ranks of the radical minority and
from a certain section of the adherents of the
empire. The centre of the opposition, it.
seems, insists upon the adoption of the Parliamentary
system of England.
From the outlines thus furnished it is manifest
that a great point has been gained. The
Emperor has a better and surer means of
ascertaining the sentiments of the French
people than are possessed by any other. He
knows exactly what France wants and what
it is safe to grant. The popular sentiment is
stronger and more imperious than it has been
at any former time during the history of the
empire. But the Emperor knows his strength;
and in yielding he acts not as one who is helplessly
driven, b??t as one who is thorough
master of the situation. Concessions, it is
certain, will now be made, but we may rest
assured the concessions will be of such a
kind that the reins will still be left in the Emperor's
own strong and skilful hand. If Parliamentary
government and a responsible
Ministry are found to work well the
Emperor will not be sorry; for a popular
government with a Bonaparte at its
neau is uie cumax 01 tue emperor 8 am dition.
As matters now arc we know that his
death would be ruinous to his family. With a
Ministry responsible to the Parliament rather
than to himself, and the government machine
working well, he would have less reason to
dread trouble on the occasion of his son's succession.
It is not to be denied, however, that if the
rumored changes are made in the French government
the empire has entered upon a new
career. There must be more freedom of
speeoh in the Legislative Chamber, and it remains
to be seen whether this freedom of
speech can be tolerated. If the opposition
conducts itself reasonably and well it may
yet be Napoleon's privilege to crown the edifice
by combining a strong executive with a
free and unfettered Parliament. If the opposition
abuses its power the alternatives are
anarchy or absolutism.
The Tebuanteper Railroad.
The growth of the commercial interests on
our Pacific shore, stimulated as it iB by the
opening of the Pacific Railroad, is awakening
attention evervwhere to the need of inereased
facilities for transit and the carriage of goods
across the isthmuB. Besides the canal project
across the Darien route French capitalists are
pushing the Nicaragua Canal question, English
interests are stimulating the construction of
the Honduras Railroad, and American capitalists
hare turned their attention to the Tehuantepec
route. Valuable concessions have recently
been added by the Mexican Congress
to the original grant for the Tehuantopec Railroad,
and we learn that the operations of the
company will soon be pushed with activity.
This route is the nearest of all the isthmuB
routes to our own territory, and, therefore,
merits attentive consideration at our hands.
The eastern terminus lies in the Gulf of Mexico,
within easy sail of our shores, and there is
no reason why goods from New York should
not be placed, by the Tehuantepec route, in
seven days on the shore of the Pacific. All
that we need to enable our city to attain its
due share in the rising commerce of that great
ocean is an increase of the facilities of access.
Let the Tehuantepec Railroad bo built at once.
It cannot be opened a day too soon.
Proposed Assassination of the Cuban
Minister.?One of the city morning papers
has a special from Washington to the effect
that the Spanish volunteers in Havana propose
to open a subscription to pay for the
assassination of Reilor Morales Lemus, the
envoy of President Cespedes in the United
States. The idea is a good one on the part of
the volunteers if it iB their wish to help Cespedes
and the Cuban cause; but we hardly
think that was their intention. We suggest to
them that they can do a great deal better with
their money by offering a reward for the capture
of the Cuban envoy's papers. Soma of
our smart detectives could soon put up such a
job and make a good showing for the Spanish
gold.
It Will Not Do.?It is given out that,
according to the interpretation of General
Canbv of the reconstruction test oath rtnn.
gress, less than a quorum of the members just
elected to the Virginia Legislature will be
qualified to take their seats ; and that if Attorney
General Iloar shall giro an opinion sustaining
General Canby there will probably
have to be a new election. This dodge will
not do; for we have no doubt that General
Grant will consider the late Virginia election
sufficiently conclusive to let it stand, Legislature
and all.
nil DAY, JULY 9, 1869.
The fuming Election* In This 8t?t? and
City?'Tammany llall f unfldont and Defiant.
The Run is hot. The fields are green. The
seaside ie luxurious. But as fierce an are the
rays of the bud, as beautiful as are the lawuu
of the country and as soothing as are the
solemn surges at the seaside, the politicians
keep at their Sisypheian labors. Many of
them hare gone from town, but even at Long
Branch, at Saratoga, at Newport, at the lovely
Highlands of Navesink, amid the wholesome
atmosphere of the pleasure resortB of the
interior, coteries ure busily engaged in
arranging the schedules for the coining fall
elections in this State. Crossing the Atluntic,
possibly you might find at Baden-Baden, at
Wiesbaden, at Brighton, at Bath, at
the crack summer centres of the
royal households of Great Britain,
France, Russia, Prussia, Austria and
wherever else the golden eagles of America,
carrying upon their precious wings the fame
of prominent American statesmen and millionnaires,
are recognized as the pioneers of
American wealth, Americau talent, American
position and American genius, even there, if
you look closely and carefully, yon will discover
some American political Bismarck arranging
his slate for the coming fall election
in the Empire State of America. It may seem
strange that the dispensation of the official pap
of this State has such extensive ramifications ;
but it is nevertheless true; for it is by that
pap, that pabulum, many of the most distinguished
Americans abroad are enabled to
enjoy those costly luxuries indulged in by few
except tho crowned head% of the Old World
and their innumerable satellites. King Tammany,
whose lodgings are in this city, sways
the sceptre in this grand kingdom of official
plunder and pabulum. Whatever he wills is
won. Whenever he deignB to sneeze no political
aspirant dares to snooze. Let King Tarn
many frown, and the victim is down.
Let him smile, and he lives. Great is
King Tammany, and his profits are
reckoned from mills to millions, all paid by
thai easy-going but sometimes obstinate institution
called the taxpayer. The sums annually
appropriated and expended for the government
of the city of New York alone are
equal to the revenue of many a kingdom and
principality. It is no wonder, then, that there
should be so many rapacious office-seekerB
among us. Unfortunately it is not always tho
honest man who succeeds in obtaining official
position. The temptation is so great and the
examples of official peculation so illustrious
that even the most righteous and conscientious
are led to err and be gathered in the fold of the
knavish and unscrupulous. Now is the time,
then, for the true men of the gitv and the State
to prepare themselves for the State election in
November and the municipal election in December
next. An entirely new Legislature is
to be chosen, Senate and House, throughout.
Most of the judges of the different
courts are to be elected?either a reinstatement
ot the present incumbents
or the substitution of other, and, it is to be
expected, better men. The State will not
elect a Governor in place of Governor Hoffman,
who has proved himself to be a good
and worthy executive, but a majority of the
other State offices are to be chosen. It is a
mooted question whether there will be an
election for Mayor of the city at the coming
charter election, the impression becoming general
that Mayor Hall, who was elected to fill
the unexpired term of Governor Ilotfrnan, is
entitled to his full two years' tenure of office.
But this is a mere technical point about
which judges may disagree and lawyers
squabble; for Mayor Hall, if the necessity
arises, would not only be renominated by the
democracy, but re-elected by an overwhelming
majority. The county will have to elect three
supervisors, two by the expiration of their
terms of office and one to fill a vacancy. Of
the score or so of district judges to be elected
the republicans think they can carry about
four. A surrogate is also to be elected in
place of Mr. Tucker, who has filled the office
acceptably for six years. A bright
and popular young man named Hutchings,
Assistant District Attorney, is named
as TuckerB successor. The City Judgeship
will rest in the hands of the able young gentleman
who now discharges the duties of the
office with so much honor to himself and service
to the community, Judge Bedford. The
great effort among the politicians is to secure
fho nrnninnfinn nf thf?ir ffivnritA nn.m1?<1fifur
the Legislature, and to that end wire-pulling,
private bargains, "tickle me and I'll tickle
you" operations are going on, not only in the
wards and districts, but, as wo have intimated,
at the watering placeB at home and abroad.
The temperance men and the liquor dealers
will have a contest of unusual vigor and interest,
as the teetotalers arc organizing all over
the State and are determined to be not osly
prohibitory, but proscriptive.
All we have to ask is that King Tammany
will exercise his tremendous influence to send
honest men to Albany and to see that the judicial
ermine remains untainted and unsullied.
Then the next year we may again rejoice in a
benign sun gladdening emerald fields and pastures
new. ?
Our Three fix-Presidents ? Natters and
Thine* Political.
Through a Herald commissioner, in each
case, the opinions at the present day on our
political affairs of ex-President Fillmore, exPresident
Pierce and ex-President Johnson
have been made known to the world. Mr.
Fillmore, almost unknown to the public, has
quietly passed from the glittering generalities
of Know Nothingism to the thirty-nine articles
of the democratic creed, and he may probably
turn up next time as the most available democratic
candidate for Governor of New York.
We can't tell. We don't know what may happen
in these days from one day to another in
the ups and downs and ins and outs of our
fluctuating politicians and shifting politico,
parties. We are sorry to learn, however, that
Mr. Fillmore thinks there is "danger that the
government will become an oligarchy or politicians."
Anything but that, If yon love us;
anything but an oligarchy of politicians, though
we are not sure that the government has ever
been anything else.
Ex-President Pierce has become a democratic
philosopher. Having nothing any longer
to do in the business of party politics he has but j
littlo to sav. He has settled down into '
the qiiiot life of absolute retirement from
the fights of our political gladiators, though
Btill no doubt a strong believer in the Kentucky
resolutions of '96 and '99. And one is
a hundred, or a thousand, or anything you
please with him in the petty party squabbles
of the hour. We aro glad to report that he
uoi-B not uespair 01 tue repuouc, una uao
nothing to say against either of his successors
in the White JlouBe?Buchanan, Lincoln, Johnson
or Grant. A philosopher and a courteous
and amiable gentleman iB ex-President Pierce.
Ex-President Johnson is a sorrel horse of
another color. He likes to be in hot water,
and he has not yet had his satisfaction out of
the radicals, or Congress or General Grant.
And so he ha9 given us his opinion of General
Grant without mincing or wincing. We say,
as a Tennessee doctor once said to a patient,
" i'ou lmvp been very sick, my friend; but
now, wilh all thnt vlllanous bile off your
stomach, you are sure to feel better." We
regret none the less the opinion of Mr. Johnson
that we are drifting to an imperial despotism,
which, though not quite so contemptible,
is almost as bad as Mr. Fillmore's "oligarchy
of politicians." Our ex-Presidents who still
live are three, thauk God?Fillmore, Pierco
and Johnson. We have a certain liking for
Fillmore; we cannot help but admire certain
things in Pierce; but as a nover-say-die sort
of man, we have a special weakness for Andy
Johnson. There ure nine stout meu in that
one chunky tailor.
Tub Central National Bank of this city
has sustained a heavy loss by official defalcation
or robbery, just as the lapsus may come
to be classed in law. The President states
that the loss does not "eaceed" one hundred
thousand dollars, which he evidently rates as
a small sum after the Ocean Bank affair. Unfortunately,
however, it is the cash of the de
positors of tho banks which disappears for the
most part on such occasions.
TROTTIttf AT IBK DA.OA (ODRSK.
A trotting match for $1,0.hi, mile heats, best three
in Ave, in harness, came orr yesterday afternoon at
the Union Course between W. McMuhon's white gelding
White Horse and It. Walter's bay gelding Now
York, which was won by White Horse in four heats.
The winner of the race is a horse that has done a
great deal of trotting around the country, and made
a good trot at Newburg a few weeks ago. He was
brought to McMahon's stable, where lie was passed
off as a hack, and by this dodge he was matched
against New York, the latter also being what is
generally denominated "a sleeper." The race was
made play 01- pay, ruin or shine, and both of
the contracting parties Imagined that they lnul
"sure things." Before the horses were taken to the
track, however, their character and antecedents
were pretty well ventilated, und betting set in
strong, at first at even, but afterwards largely in
lavor of White Horse. In the pool selling at the
track, previous to the race, While Horse sold for
more than two to one over New York.
The track was in capital condition, the weather
delightful, but the attendance was rather slim, a
great number of the regular visitors being at Boston
to witness the trot between I.ucy and Goldsmith
Maid, which was to have taken place yesterday
aitornoon. The following are the details of the
trot:?
First /??*.??White Ilorse was the favorite at one
hundred to tweuiy before the start. He had one
leugth the best of the send-oir, and the bay gelding
breaking up soon alter the word was given the
white went around the turn half a dozen lengths
ahead. At the quarter po.e, which was parsed In
lorty-one seconds, the white horse was live lengths
in lront, and the Day broakiug up again was eight
lengths behind on the backstretcb; the latter, however,
closed up a little before reaching the half-mile
pole, aud the white reached that poiut hair a dozen
lengths in front iu 1:21. doing around the lower
turn the bay closed gradually, and was about' three
lengths behind at the three-quarter pole. Coming
up the homestretch the buy continued to close up,
but not enough to win, as the white won the hunt by
a length in 2:4a.
.Second Heat.?'There was no betting on the result
between heats. The horses had a very even start,
but the wtMle soon look the lead by a length, the bay
latticing a succession of breaks, though not losing
much ground by the mishaps. At the quarter pole,
in forty-three seconds. UM white horse was two
lengths In front, which he held to the half-mile pole,
in 1:9B, going very steadily. Aronud the lower turn
the bay closed np finely and was at the wheel of the
white as they came into the homestretch. The bay
broke up badly soon afterwards, and he did not settle
squarely to his work afterwards. The white
horse won the heal by four lengths la 2:47.
Third I/eat.?There were no otters to bet on the
race, the Impression being that tue white horse'
could not lose It, burring accidents. The horses had
an even start, but tne bay broke up as the word was
giveu, and the white took a lead of two lengths
around the turn. At the quarter pole he was a
length and a half in Trout in forty-two seconds. The
bay broke np again, but wiieu he caught and
squared himself ne out footed the white horse, and
carrying him to a break led to the lialf-uiile pole
two lengths in 1:22. They borh broke np on the lower
turn, and as they came into the homestretch the bay
gelding was three lengths In advance of the white.
'The lat.er closed rapluly up the stretch, but at the
distance stand he broke np and the bay won the
lieat by lour lengths in 2:431b.
Fourth HrnU?An eifort was ?mow made to sell
poois, but the white was still so strongly the favorite
that no one seemed anxious to invest on the bay,
aud that business was soon abandoned. The white
horse had the lies! of the start by a length, and,
taking iliu pole, rather quickly opened a gap of four
lengths to the quarter pole in forty-one and n half
seconds. doing down ttic haukstretch the bay made
several breaks, but at the half-mile pole was not
further behind than at the quarter pole. Time, 1:22.
The pap was kept open around the lower turn nnd
into thehomestretc.il by the white, bub coming lip
to the stand, the bay closed gradually, though not
enough to overtake the white, who came in a
Winner by two len/ths. making the heat
in 2:45. A claim of foul was mane 10
the Judges after the heat by raterson. the
driver of .New Vork, for Me.Hahon's cutting him off
so quickly on the turn; but, after delibeiation, the
judges decided Unit. Mr. Malum was Tar enoiign ahead
at the tune he took the pole, nud did not intcricre
with New York, The IMiowlDg U a
SI'MHAKY.
Union Course, July s.?Match $1,000, play or pay;
mile heals, best three In live, in harness.
W. McVlahon named w. g. White Horse... 112 1
A. CUOMO nnOMd U g. now >ork t 2 1 t
timi.
quarter. Half. Mile.
First heat 41 1:21 2:43
Second beat 43 1:23 2:47
Third heat 42 1:22 2:43}'t
Fourth heat 41 1:22 2:45
TRUTTISG AT MYSTIC RIDMfi PARK, MASS.
Huston, July 8, 1800.
The^e was a special attraction at the Myatic Riding
Park this afternoon in a race between the bay muroa
Lucy and Ooldsmith Maid. The match was for
$3,000, mile heats, best, three in five, in harness. The
attendance was not large nor the betting very spirited.
Lucv got tlin pole ut the start, but the Maid
shot ahead almost Immcointely and won the heat by
a couple of lengths la 2:20>tf. In the second and.
third heats the Maid took the lead at the ttcgianliig
and won them bold by three lengUis in 2:21 ^ and
2:22'%'. The horses trotted finely, out the Maid wuh
the hivonte all along, and the bets were in her Tavor
almost two to one. *
MINICIPAL AFFAIRS.
Ilonrd of Aldermen.
None of the memoera of the hoard were present
yesterday at the lime for which the meeting had
been called. Mr. Twumey, the bland and rotund
deputy of the still more rotund clerk (Mr. Hhnniiotij,
called the roil most, vociferously and ttten solemnly ]
auuoiinceU the fucf lo tin- assistant clerk, two r< porters
and Hie empty ciiulnt thut the Board loud
adjourned, without itate.
Rottrd of Antlatiiia Aldermen.
The Hoard met yesterday afternoon, and, hi the
fttiscnce of the President, Mr. tllhncy wes cade I
upon to preside. I
A resolution was adopted that when the Board adjourns
it does so till tue first Monday In September.
It was subsequently reconsidered.
nm.nuN paviimrnt.
The Crotoa Aqueduct Department was directed lo
have the lollowlng streets paved with Belgian pavement:
-W ooster street, from Canal to Fourth street;
Fortieth street, from Seventh to hlghth aveauo.
[ After the adoption or a few unimportant general
orders the Board adlouruod till Monday
WASHINGTON.
Washington, Juij g, lgat).
The Iron-Clad to Reinforce oar Unit" Squadron.
The Centaur Is the name of the iron-clad despatched
to Suntiago de Cuba to Inquire into all the
| circumstances attending the execution of 8peek man,
and, If necessary, to demand prompt repura;
tion by the Spautsh authorities. Heveral of the
heaviest irou-clads will eoon be despatched to the
Cuban coaat. The Dictator will be prepared In six
or eight days to proceed tnlther, and the Hemtnoie
Will be ready to morrow. Three of the vessels composing
the present squadron have been obliged to
1 leave Cuban waters owing to the prevalence of yellow
fever on board. Within the next two weeks
I twenty vessels will be available for public service tn
I thai direction and eisewhore.
I A ilmiihi I Hull'.
I Th^rels no reason to believe that Admiral lion
will be relle ed of the command of the squadron in
Cuban waters unless the request should come from v
himself, as was ascertained to-day at the Navy Department
from an authentic source. The authorities
deny that they find any lault with him on account of
hlsoillcial conduct.
Unllant Action of Young Frederick Urant.
Frederics Grant, eldest sou of the President, while
on a visit to Laurel, Md., yesterday, rescued tne son
of Dr. .Sharpc, the President's brother-in-law, from
drowning. Young fcharpe was bathing in the l'atuxent
river, and getting beyond his depth called
for assistance. Ills father, who was near, commenced
to disrobe for the purpose or going to his
aid. but before he could do so young Grant jumped
iu with his clothes on and brought his cousin safely
to shore.
Colonel Warren's Interview with the President.
(
Colonel John Warren, who was for some time confined
as a Fenian prisoner in Rngland, had an interview
with the President t >-day regarding the incarceration
or American oltlsens In British bast les.
The Colonel was received with marked courtesy by
the President, and made a full statement of the sufferings
of American citizens Imprisoned as Fenian
conspirators. Tne President promised to give the
most careful consideration to tne matter, and declared
that It was his Intention to protect at all
hazards the rights of American citizens in all parts
of the world. At the close of the interview he gave
Colonel Warren a letter to Secretary Fish, directing
an investigation of all the cases spccihcd by Colonel
Warren.
The MctJnrrahnn Claims? A Patent to bo
Issued at I.aet.
The application of William McGarrahan for a
mandamus to compel the secretary of the Interior
to Issue to him a parent for the Panociie Grand tract
of land In Calliomia was to day granted by the
Supreme Court lor tne District of Columbia. The
case has been held under advisement since February
last. The writ of maudamus was served on aecre*
tary Cox to-day. The decree provides that Uciiar
rahan shall pay $1 25 per acre, the entire amount
being |22,200. The new Indian Mining Company's
claim is embraced within the tract.
The lloyn in Bine.
A delegation of Boys in Blue called on nhe President
this morningW the purpose of urghig the appointment
of members of that organization to positions
iu the executive departments. The Presl lent
stated that he would give the matter due deliberation.
A Souvenir of the Rebellion.
In 1S65 Adjutant General Townseud deposited in
Ihn Troannrv n nroltl h.ir worth J1.1S9. Wllich WM
captured at the Dahloiiega Branch Mint, Georgia,
with the Confederate government stamp on It.
Treasurer Spinner will now send this bar to I'lilia- 1
delj hia to be coined.
The President's Rrorher-ln-I.tiw a Candidate
for Governor of jVfiMMitmippi.
Major Wofford, of Mississippi, now in this city, hag
received a telegrum from Jackson, in that state, Buying:?
The National Union reputilican party, backed by
the popular sentiment of the State, will support
Judge Lewis Dent for Governor. Ills election is certain.
Will he accept?
This despatch Is signed by the Judge of the Court
of Errors and Appeals, the Secretary of State, Judge
of the Criminal Court at Vlcksburg, United States
District Attorney, T. C. Murphy, and other prominent
citizens. Major Wofford was to-day authorized
by Judge Dent to say he would accept the nomination.
The convention will meet on the i&th of
this month.
' Canadian Reciprocity Treaty.
Hon. John Rose, Finance Minister of Canada, is
oiFhls way to this city, and has an appointment tomorrow
with Secretary FiHh in reference to a new
reciprocity treaty.
PoNtmanterM Appointed.
Tne following postmusters were commissioned
this morning:?William Jones. Dallas, Texas; Curtis
McGowan. Knoxvllle, 111., and Kurus A. White,
Charlestown, Muss.
Resignation of Army Ofllrers.
First Lieutenants Z&chary Taylor, of the Second
cavalry, ami Joseph M. Kennedy, of the Twcntv-flftu
Infantry, have resigned.
Trouble* of the Indian Per* Commtaalon.
[Washington (July 8) Correspondence of Evening
Pout.]
A quarrel has been going on for some time between
certain members of the Indian l'cace Commission,
Commissioner Parker and Secretary Cox, which at
one time assumed a very serious aspect, but through
t he decision of President Grant an open rupture was
averted and the affair partially arrangod. Thus
far the matter has been kept secret from the public.
it appears that after the appointmont of this
commission bv President Grant certain members.
Including Wllilam Welch, Its president, maintained
that the commission was not merely an advisory
body, bui possessed, under the law, executive
power, and that all moneys appropriated by Congress
to be distributed among the Indians and to
carry into effect the law which created tno Board
ought properly to puss Into their hands and not to
the Indian Bureau. Secretary Cox and Commissioner
Parker took the opposite ground, saying that
If this construction was placed upon the law they
would ho nothing more than mere clerks, and t ongross
certainly never Intended this. Considerable reeling
seems to be manilested by one or two iueinb"r*
of the commission, who prepared a confidential letter
addressed to their asso' dates, In which both .secretary
Cox and Commissioner Parker were assailed
In not very coiupluncutury terms. Finally President
Grant was appealed to, and heisustalued the views of
."Secretary Cox and Commissioner J'arker, that the
commission was merely an advisory body, not vested
with executive power. An interchange of views between
the members of the commission disclosed ihat
ill !...t fits#! I..,....l...ru wawi in fuvnr nf ucliiur In ?#.
cordance witti the interpretation placed upon the
law hv the President and his Cahinct, to whom the
question was submitted. This not being satisfactory
to Mr. Welch, the president of the commission,
and Mr. Campbell, of Missouri, they tendered their
team nations to the President, who promptly accepted
them. It Is understood that Hie President
will not All these two vacancies, for the present, at
least. The commission leave next week for the
Indian country on an extensive tour of observation.
The country has been cut up into three districts, and
the commission so divided that each district can l>?
visited at the sauic time by one or more members.
fOJ.I.Ef.E COTITIEKETIEXrS.
Conmrncrmrnl Kxrrrisra of Trinity College,
Hartford.
Hahtforo, Conn., July 8, 186?.
The commencement exercises of Trinity College
took place In flic opera house In this city to-day.
Arthur McConkey, or this Stale, gave the salutatory,
and George litis Holhrook, of New York, the valedictory
oration. (lovernor Jewell and Ihshop Williams
were present.. The following honorary degrees
wero conferred:?Mas tor of Arts?J. M. Uarcia, of
Kio Janeiro; Itev. John Eaton Smith, of Westport;
Conu; Ooley Jauics, .Salisbury. Conn. Doctor or
Divinity?Rev. Eraucls E. LawremxL 01 New
York; Ker. Henry Olmslead, of (treat. Rarringron,
Mass.: aev. W. Stevens Perry, Geneva. N. Y.; Doctor
or J.aws?Edwurd M. Uallaudet. of WuHlilnglon. i>. C.
Toe commencement dinner win served at the United
si a tea Hotel this afternoon. 'Tills evening President
,'acKson gives a reception at his resldcuce.
( ewnu necment ExcrcUea uL Ml, Stephen's
College,
ItABRYTOWN, N. Y., Jllly 8, 1800.
The Commencement oxerclses at St.. Steven's coltier
cloned to-day. A lurge number of prominent
Kpisi >pul clergymen were present. The ten graduates
oi n.e class of ihou inive departed. Among
tiiose present was the Right Itev. Archolshop Potter.
Auilierwt College Comincnremnnr.
Hphinukiei.1i, Mohm., July 8, unn. y
At Amherst College commcncemcui to-day the do
?HU K Lord, or Nulem, nml Henry Motrin, of thin
cut. and (lint of Doctor of Divinity upon lUtv. fid.
win K. MUmm, oi Constantinople, Turkey, and llcv. B.
' r. coodwin, of Chlcaxo. All lour are unuluates of
1 AlUllCIUt.

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