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Graphic / rounl of Her Voyage to tJ.c Arctic Regions. HER STAY AT DISCO. A Ball 011 Board? Love-Making Among the Esquimaux. . GREENLAND BEAUTIES. DldCO, August 7, 1S75. A little land-locked bay, large enough for two or three ships to swing in. abut tu on one side by lower ing red cliffs, between whose tops may be 6ocu the edge of a glacier; on the other by a rocky elope, sur mounted by a flagstaff without a flag. Lying tn the hay are two email schooners and a vessel with a loug, low, dark, hall and slender uia?ts, stepped back, ibat give her a raking, Jaunty air as she lies reflected with the tall cliffs in tho clear, smooth water of the little buy. Scattered over the rocky slope are ten or fifteen half wooden, half earthen houses, star ding about in a loose, free and easy manner, quite independent of each other, as though despising the res: ramt of streets, to which they do not rnuko the slightest pretension. The rakish looking vessel is the Pandora, the little bay is that of Godbuvn and the collection of bouses scat tered up the slope comprises the little town of Lievely, in North Greenland, usually kDown by tho name of Disco, DISCO. The Dane?, by the way, seem to bo ruinously extrav agant in tbe way of nomenclature. One would almost think they had resolved thai tills country, so poor in Inhabitants, should at least be rich in names. Thus tho Island on which the above mentioned town is situated is called Disco. Tho name of the little harbor is God havn, while tho collection of fltieon or twenty houses which make up the village itself is called Lievely. They are evidently determined that no error shall bo committed In regard to It, and that there shall be no danger ol the town being mistaken for the harbor. A sunny, pleasant little spot It isju.il now, during its few short weeks of summer, when tho grass Is peeping out timidly between the rocks, and the great round, smooth boulders exchange their winter dress of snow for one of moss, deep green and soft; when tho melted snow comes tumbling down the ravines in white, fleecy torrents, and the tall, rugged cliffs in the glow of the summer sun torn ? warm, reddish purple, like a great red curtain drawn across to shelter the little bay from tho biting northern blasts. Altogether tbe little place lias a warm and comfortable look, very pleasant after the chilly winds and icy air of these northern seas. Trees thcro uro none; of vegetation, properly speaking, there Is none; only a little grass and moss and an oceasional wild flower that shoots up almost as soon as the snow dis appears. and smiles and waves its tiny head in the afternoon sun as gaily us do any of its sisters in the tropical a.r of tbe South. The world in general probably has a very exagger ated notion of the size and importance of Disco or Lievely. One continually reads of it in Arctic books of travel Arctic ships arc always putting into it. or going out of It, or touching at it, or getting a fresh start from it, or ha'ving some other relation with it, and, in short, Disco plays so Important a rule in Arctic dis covery that one very unreasonably, perhaps, gets an idea that it Is a rich and thriving metropolis, with thronged streets and busy marts, where*11 the luxuries of the Arctic world, all the commodities of the I'olar regions arc to be found in unlimited quantities. But it is, in truth, just the kind of place I have described; so wild, so primitive, bearing so little resemblance to any thing resembling civilization that it is difficult to bring oneself to Dciicve it is the Disco of which we hear so xnuch. A DlaaTPOINTMKST The Dan -h Governor of the place, Mr. Elberg, called on us soon after wc dropped anchor, and from him we learned that the Alert and Discovery, tho English Arc tic exploring ships, had proccedod on i heir voyage north ten days previously and that the Valorous had palled for England about the same time. It was with tbe Vulorous we had expected to send home our first let ters, and we were considerably disappointed to hoar of 1 bar departure, as our letters will now have to go by Denmark, by some Danish merchant ship, to be mailed ?l Copenhagen. Wo all went ashore in the course ot the forenoon and returned tho Governor's call. We found hitn living in a neat little wooden house, pleasantly situated, overlooking the bay. He oflered ns wine and cigars and iniroducod us to bis wife, who Is an Esquimaux woman and an old acquaintance of Cuptam Vi.uug?tUieen years ago one of tho reigning belies of Disco. The word Governor as applied in Greenland means, it should be understood, the head or manager of a trad ing post. Tho Danes really pretend to little govern- 4 mental authority over the Esquimaux, but wisely re strict themselves to tho exercise of Influence rather than of positive power, and as thcro are only eight or ten Danes in the place, Including the Governor's own family, be would have had a limited field in which to exercise his authority. DAX18H LIPS IX DISCO. The men who came out here from Denmark to take charge of these trading colonies seem to resign them selves to passing their lives hero. Tlicy leave the world behind them, and completely identify themselves with tho iiii- rests ol the Utile colony aruuud them. Some of i cm have heon in Greenland for twenty years, having only returned to Denmark once or twice during that lime; ami when a man has passed so much of his life here he would probably And that, even if he should go back to ibe world, It would have no place for lura; he would only be s stranger in a strange land. Borne of them marry Esquimaux wives; others go back to Denmark and induce a Danish girl to share their lonely home, and sometimes a girl comes out alone ? to her (taiure husband and gets married here. The Assistant Governor, a young man who has been out in Greenland lor two or throe years, introduced us to bis Intended bride, a very pretty voung lady, who spoke English remarkably well. She told us .-ho had come out to pass a summer here, in ordor to sec how she would like it before deciding to pass tier life in such monotonous isolation. She did not inform up whether the prospect pleased her or not, and wo did not care to hazard tho question in ths presence of her lover, lie Informed us, however, that she was goiDg back to Den mark this autumn, to return next summer, when they would be married. Be seemed quite convinced that the would return. BOW TBI WOWEX DltKSfl. We took a walk about tbe village. The people, young ?nd old, men, women and children, all turned out to see us aud greeted us with pleasant smiles, many of them giving us a "Good morning," which they pro nounced very well Hie girls were all dressod ap in their best finery, and some of them, especially tboso who had Danish blood, were very pretty; only it was father difficult at first to bring oue's self to believe they were girls at alL This is the country for Mrs. Bloomer. The jwomsn all wear breeches here, and mt frould scout the idea of anythiag else as absurd, aud probably indecent. I should pity the girl that tried to introduce the fashion of petticoats >n Greenland, a fashionable New York bello who thould walk down Broadway in knee breeches, cap, boots and a gentleman's shooting Jacket, with s cigar In her mouth, would not be more utterly lost in tbe eyes of society than would be a Disco young lady who Should appear walking about over the rocky slopes in s fashionable tat, ribbons, long gkiru and crtnolino. "Oh, the shameless bussy," "The braz- n faced thtng," would be the verdict of every Disco woman, and Disco society would know her no more. The Disco costumo appears very Tunny until you get accustomed to It, but raiher pretty nevertheless. Imagine a pretty girl?and three or four ol the Disco girls srs very pretty?with her hair done up in ? kind of topknot on the top of the head with s red ribbon, a loose fitting jacket made of any kind of light, thin stuff and of any color, trimmed with a fur collar and made to put on just hko ? shirt, but reaching only to the waist; a pair of seal Skin bree< hes, with the bsiry side out, reaching nearly to the kuce and confined there with s garter; a pur of high boots, meeting the bottom of the trousers, tbe feet and ankles of red leather, the tope of white linen, aturt'bud and ironed, and with a little roll of fur around tho tojw, and the darkest, demurest ores and the sun niest brown complexion ever painted by the sunshine aud the sua breeze* and the occun spray?and you have a faint idea of a Disco girL You should see them tripping about la their little red boots, with their little short steps scarcely seeming to touch ihe ground, so soft is their tread, or springing over the rocks like young antelopes, to know how charming a girl may he in brooches. And they have the daintiost little feol and hands, too? ! j feet and hands that would make the prettiest New York girl buret with envy irshe saw them; so finely shaped, so small, so delicate aud yet so slroug. A BALL OX liOAUU. And they can dance, too, like sylphs. It isthecus tom iu Disco to give a hull to every ship that comes hero, and tho Pandora, of course, could not form any exception to the rule. It proved to be a very great success. Ihe ball room, It is true, was rather small for forty or fllty people to donee in, being only twelve feet by fifteen, it wus also, perhaps, a little dark, being' lighted by only one small window, and as it was broad daylight ut ten o'clock in the evening, it was not thought worth while lo bring in candles. In fact there was no place to put candies, us the ceiling w;ls barely six h ot high, so that most of us bad to be very careful not to hump our heads, and the room jammed full of people, except a little space in tho middle, four or Uve feet squaro, whore the duuefng was done. U was, in fact, the car penter's shop, which had been cljanod out and trans formed for the occasion, although the following legend inscribed over the door in chalk would seem to indicute that Us natural and normal stale was that of a hall room or concert hall:? r c^,a' d?r e?p?n,,t" An inscription which our lourned and erudite doctor, after much study and a great expenditure of time aud labor, at last deciphered to mean, "Music hall door open at eight o'clock," which, in Tact, proved to be the only record of the Alert and Discovery found here. I will not deny that .this hall was, perhaps,'a littlo warm aud close when twenty of our blue jackets and | the w hole population of tho villago had crowded into it and that a little more room might have beon desirable. But then there were no petticoats, no crinoline, no long trains to be trampled upon?a woman took up no more room than a man, and that made a vast deal of difference. You have no conception of the small space you can dance in when you have no petticoats to deal with. I found that tbrco feet square was oceans of room to waltz in, while for a polka I was quite lost In so much superfluous space. After a while, however, we found it so oppressively hot that we decided to adjourn to tho open air. It was now eleven o'clock. The sun had just set, but there was a pleasant twilight, which would last all night and which was just right for danc ing. The Pandora was lying asleep in the little bay, looking like a mere logship beneath tho towering cliirs tnat rose above, threatening to fall and crush her liko an eggshell beneath their tremendous masses. The dancing was commenced outside with renewed enthusiasm, and I am ready to avouch that I never enjoyed a dance more in my life. Officers and bluo jackets, we all mixed together on equal terms, and went through waltzes, polkas and cotil lon with a vigor and good will only to ho acquired by forty days at sea. The girls were not ac quainted with all the forms of cotillon which wo, in tho exuberance of our imagination, adopted for the oc casion, but they were very quick to learn, and got through the most complicated figures very readily. My partner was a demure little beauty, witb dark, slightly almond shaped cyos, a skin as brown us the nut-brown uiaid herself, the reddest, ripest Dps and the daintiest little feet that over were seen. A greater pleasure even than encircling hor slonder waist or gazing into her dark eyes, or floating witn her on the rhythmic motion o! the dance, was to watch her littlo rod-booted feet as they skimmed over'the ground hko the wings of a sea bird over tho waves?a pleasure quite lost when you dance with a girl who wears petti coats. And then what a hand she had! So small, so delicate, so soft and brown, It dropped in mine as lightly as the falling ol an autumn IcaC The motion | of dancing had caused her boots to settle down, leav ing a bit of the leg exposed between them and the breeches just above the knee, which, contrasting with the white starched linen tops of the boots, appeared as brown as a walnut. This exposing of a little of the leg above the boot tops is a bit ol coquetry with the Disco girls by which they probably indemnify themselves for not wearing low necked dresses. But a girl who should expose her bust as a lady does in a ball dress would bo booted out of tho villago. iler queer little topknot, planted perpendicularly on the top of her head and tied up with a red ribbon, just reached to my mouth; so that I must have looked, when waltz ing with hor, as though I had an enormous imperial, with a girl suspended to ft by a red ribbon. Young girls, by the way, tie this topknot up with a red ribbon, married women with a blue, widows with black, while those who aro neither maid, wife nor widow are re stricted to green or to a simple handkerchief tied around the head. TDK qexsnox "POPPED" IS ESQUIHAPX. I could not talk much with hor; but I had been study ing Esquimaux with Joe, and could say a good mauv things, though, as is always the case, not the things I most wanted to say. I opened the coiiversat.on during one of the pauses in the dance by uttering the following easy little word which I had learned from Joe for the occasion:?"Audiarhatigiuroungilyarroarmaamerica?" I asked, in as carelessly natural a voice as I could as- j sume. She looked at me in doubt. "Nollaginga f" I continued gravely. She evl- i dently regarded it as a somewhat abrupt way or opening the conversation, hut she grasped the I situation instantly and smiled, kissed her hand to nie, and with a merry smile replied, "Ukhar luguangutit," which would lie eqiiivah-nl in English to ??You must ask pa, please." But her "pa" wus away fishing a distance of throe or four days' march; and as , the Pandora steamed out of the little hay an hour after that match was untimely broken off. But tho greatest amusement was to watch "Tromp." The poet has sung that It is the nature of roan to drink. I think it is the nature of a Dutchman to waltz. Ho ! seemed to throw his whole soul Into it, and went flying over the ground with an evident enjoyment, a grace, smoothness, wariness of motion that did one's soul good to see, and which j are only acquired by people of his nation. He told me | afterward tuat never, even with the most beautlftil and refined European lady, had he enjoyed a dance so much, and that he had never seen one that ever ap j preached this Dlsko girl as a waltzor. "Why, sho do? s dance so lightly as a feather," he said; "you feel as though she would escape you from your Angers and fly away very quick. It Is like waltzing with a butter fly." nova at sight. Tl.e truth is that "Tromp" hail fallen desperately in love with his partner. From tho moment he discovered | hor ho refused to danco with any other girl and so monopoljzed her that nobody else had the ghost or a chance. She was In fact the acknowledged belle of Bisko, the prettiest girl in the place and well tho little sly boots knew It. Her little red boots showed some very pretty j needlework, done in different colored thread by h<r own dainty fingers, the white starched and ironed I linen boot tops, embroidered with some kind of open ? work, resembling that sort of thing you continually see ! civilized ladies working upon, but which always mys teriously disappears Just when It Is ready to be worn and is henceforth lost to the vision of man. Above I this was a roll of white fur, then a hand of brown floeb and blood, then a red garter fastened with a buckle then a pair of sealskin breeches, of a soft mouse color above which, puffod out around tho waist, was a red chemise, covered by a sort of sleeve waistcoat of a light yellow, made all of a piece fitting close around tho throat and loosely over tho bust; then a white fur collar, out of which rose a soft rounded throat and chin, a pair ol pouting lips, a little, slightly turned np, saucy nose, and such eyes It was no wonder tho susceptible "Tromp" lell in lovo at first sight. So large and brown and soft, and they cast upon him, now and then, su< h a timid, half tender, hall saucy glunce that It was enough to drive a hard ened oid bachelor mad, lot alone s young and ectnusi astic adorer of the sex, like "Tromp." And how di vinely she danced 1 It was a pure delight to watch her hula f?et, flitting over the ground like butterflies, or humming birds, on roan buds, or anything else that is delicate, and sweet, and delightful. It was not dancing, at all, it was flying, )t WiUI floating through the air on a w o of rhythm, without even so much | touch in* Urn fffr?uA<|. Hor numa wan Darwa Paters, and she appeared to be about half Esquimaux, halt Danish. Her father, the pilot of the little harbor, was by far the richest and most lulluential man of all the Esquimaux of D>sko, and we were alter ward very glad to see the young lady lu her own 4 home. It was a fine, large residence, built partly of wood, partly of earth, consisting of one spacious room, Alteon feet square, lighted by a large glass window which Ailed up ucarly one whole side, and a smaller and less pretentious chamber. It was warmed hy a stove, and on the sido opposite the window was a kind of wooden slugo or platform, raised two feet above the ground, running quite across the room, on which was arrangid coverlets, blankets and furs. Here it was the young lady slept, with brothors and sisters all together, higglcdy piggledy, like a uost of young squirrels. There were four or Ave guns hung on racks on the ceiling, a lew religious prints around the walls, to gether with rooking utensils and all the Anc clothes of the fumily. We had ample opportunity to examine the whole ol the young lady's wardrobe, which wo could easily distinguish, by its superior Aneness, from that of her yotiuger brothers and sisteis, behind which it seemed to be bashfully tryiwg to hide itself. Her father had dogs and kyutes and an umiuk or large boat, be sides men employed in bunting and Ashing for him. He also had some gold pieces stowed away In a rag, among which I saw some American half eagles. (How many Amerirans can boast of as much?; Miss Peters was, therefore, a very groat heiress, and this, to gether with her groat beauty, a fact of which she was as perfectly well aware as any other pretty girl would be, made her somewhat proud and disdainful, and dis posed to queen it over the rest of the girls. THUMP'S FLAMS. ButTromp was so desperately In love that he found oven this grave defect ofcliaractor charming, and defended her holly. 1 have said that we all, officers and men, mixed together on terms of perfect equality during the ball. Hut, in gpito of the fact that we were all dressed just alike, she early detected the difference, and refused to dance with anybody but officers. "Tromp" encouraged her in making this odious distinction, and, at last, with a subtle and malicious cunning which I cannot too strongly reprehend, persuaded her to push her ox clusiveness to the extent of dancing with nobody but himself. Fortunately tor the peuco of the l'uudora's ward room, Miss Peters had three or four dangerous rivals, who, If less wealthy, wcro far less proud and haughty, and if less beautiful, were far sweeter and mora charming. For my own part, I early concludod that I preferred tho sweet and gentle pride of beauty to the proud and scornful, and inwardly decided that Miss Peters was a spoiled, ill naturcd, disagreeable young lady, aud wished "Tromp"joy of her, with all my heart. Her pride and arrogance may have been augmented by the circumstance that her uncle played tho violin, und was the musician of tbo ball. It was he that directed the festivities, and, in truth, be did It very well, playing a waltz, or a polka, or a reel as we in turn demanded them, although he spoke only a word or two ot English, which ho had picked up, probably, from an occasional English whaler, or u still rarer Arctic ex ploring ship. It must not be supposed, however, that "Tromp" ; was the only one who was susceptible to the charms of 1 these fair ones. Our navigating officer appeared to me to bo jQHt as badly smitten, and devolod himself to a 1 young lady with a very high topknot with an assiduity I which, I am afraid, would havo rendered some fair English lady highly indignant could she but have seen him. When the danco was over he went walking about the village with her on his arm, smiling dotvn upon her in a way which must have stirred her littlo heart up to its very depths; carrying on a conversation with signs, nods and winks, and from time to time ' making what, to a perfectly unprejudiced spectator, seemed to bo idiotic gesticulations, intended, probably, as passing remarks about the weather. TUB t.ADIl.S MODKLS OP lJKCORtJSf. It should not bo forgotten with regard to these girls that they aro all very well behaved. They allowed tho men not even a kiss nor a squeeze of the hand and know us well how to maintain their dignity and kep people at a proper distanco as do any oihor young ladles. They arc all good Christians and churcn-going people, belonging, us do all the Esquimaux of Greenland, to some form of llio Lutheran faith to which they havo been converted by the mild and bcncAcent influence of tho kindly Danes. They have a neat littlo wooden church, where they have religious services every Sun day, and u pastor, who goes tho rounds ol a district and appears regularly among them about once a month, and they lead a quiet, innocent, virtuouk, and, to all appearances, a happy Mfo In their littlo Icebound world. The summer is probably the most lonesome timo lor them, as nearly all the men are awav thpn on the hunting and Ashing grounds. We only saw Ave or six about the village, and they took no part in tho festivities, ss that the girls look for ships touching here?a very rare occurrence?as tho great event of the summer. At length, about twelve o'clock, we saw the signal to come oil flying from the Pandora's masthead, and, after one more waltz, we took aa affectionate leave of our fair friends, thanking them, as welt as we could, for tho pleasant evening they had given us. They ac companied us down to tho waterside?some of as managing to steal a kiss on the way?and then scrambled into the jollyboat while t lie girls stood on tho shore in a group watching us with ball smiling, half saddened faces. As we pushed off they set up a kind of half laughing, half tearlul cry, which followed us far out into the bay, and came to us over the wideuing water softcnod into a saddened strain as sweet and musical as the sighing of an Alolian harp. It was so sod withal that the dogs of the village, which had likewise followed us down to the water's edgo to see us off, Joinod in with a mourn ful howl, and made up a sorrowful chant that soundod strangely wild and weird In the dim mysterious twi light of the Arctic anmmor night. It was a pretty and graceful farewell, and added one more kindly souvenir to our memories of Disco. The d'-itr girls?we will never see them again, but we will not soon torget their happy mirth an-1 pleasant smiling faces that seems to make the dreary desolation around them blossom with rosea THE MISSOURI PACIFIC RAILROAD. An adjourned meeting of the unsecured creditors of the Missouri Paciflc Railroad wus hold at the Filth Ave nue Hotel yesterday afternoon. A letter from General Clinton B. Fisk, Treasurer of tho Atlantic and Paciflc Railroad, was read, in which he stated that It was Im possible for him to be present. His promised answers to the interrogatories propounded at the previous meet lug woro therefore doferrod. Mr. F. J. Bowman, At torney for the city and county of St. Louis, stan d that ul tho time tho company wcro advertising lor salo |1.854,000 of bonds for seventy Ave cents on the dollar J they did not have any bonds In their possession to dis pose of, and the advertisement was merely a blind to 1 deceive tho creditors. The batikrupl proceedings no- j tlced in these columns yesterday have terminated by the action ol Judge Treat, of the l.'nttcd States Circuit i Court, at St, Louis, who appointed as receivers Messrs. 1 Thomas J. Buckley, of New York, and Oliver Garrison ' and John H. Beach, of St. Louts. Another meeting will be held to-day at the company's office. CATHOLIC ORPHAN ASYLUM. The annual benoflt of the New York Roman Catholic Orphan Asylum lakes place this afternoon and evening at tho Academy of Music. The theatrical managers of the city have combined to make it a great success. There will be a matin do performance at one o'clock P. M. and an evening performance at half-past seven P. M. The best artistic talent in the city have volun teered their services for the occasion. Tho attractions of tho matintfo are tho first act of Tom Taylor's coinedy-drarna of the I "Overland Koute;" a medley song hy Miss Jennie Hughes, "Led Astray" anil "The Mighty Dollar." The periormance will conclude with selections by the West chester Catholic Protectory band. The evening pertorm Htice comprises Harnett's popular throe net comedy, "The Serious Fr.mi'y;" a varied musical programme; "The Maid of Munstor," by Bayley; Cotton At Reed's Minstrels. "Ilio Invaded Studio," the Young Apollo Club and "The Big 4." The charity is indebted to the generosity of Messrs. Lester Wsllar.k, Joseph Hart, Tony Pastor and oth? r manager.-t tor the display of talent enlisted In t's behalf. The public will, no doubt, hejrilly support the man agers ol this most excellent Institution by its presence on tho occasion, and those unable lo si' down to this musical and driiinatir. feast will ccrlaiuly show their appreciation or the institution by contributing liberally toward its funds. DIPHTHERIA AND SCARLET FEVER. Dr. Yoolin, of the Hudson County Board of Health at Jersey City, reports that Ihe ravages ol d.phiheria in districts imperfectly drained and ventilated continue unabated. There is also an slarauiig incrcusc of scarlet fever. The record show.-, a large number ol deaths from con u motion. , THE DELANCEY STREET TRAGEDY. ? DUEL AT T1IKKB FACES AND BOTH CONTEST ANTS KILLED. The residence of Davis Jcreslov, the real victim of the terrible tragedy which occurred on Tuesday after noon at No. 106 Delancey street, was No. 10 Essex street. At this house was learned the story which will be found below. Mrs. Heimaun, who resides at the house mentioned, related what she knew of the airatr in broken English, several tunes stopping in the course of her narrative overcome by sorrow ut the thought of the loss ol her benefactor. She was surrounded In her neatly arranged apartments by lour children, the oldeet of which could not have been over seven years of age, and sho seemed to dwell particularly upon the good qualities of the mau whose death she mourned. It appears from her testimony that Jcreslov came to this oouutry from Warsaw, Poland, about two years ago, with a few hundred dollurs, and soon after became acquainted with Joseph Goldman, who had at that tune been In New York four or Ave years, and who was a native of a town ubout four miles (Tom \6 arsaw. Jcre slov took a lancy to Goldman, who was entirely without capital, and proposed that the two should embark In a manufacturing jewelry business, Ooldtnun to solicit orders and Jereslov to do the inside work. Goldman eagerly accepted the offer, and together thoy hired of Mrs. Marks a room at No. 60 East Broadway. They prospered in- their business, which increased quite rapidly, aud before a year was ended they found It neco.sary to secure the services of six workmen. Goldman bud entire charge of the mone tary department of the lirm and spent the earnings almost as fast as they were made, except what Jereslov used for his expenses, while the latter was uudur tho belief that the Arm had a comfortable balance in tho bank. About three months ago another emigrant, a friend of Jercslov's, named Jochleiu, arrived in New York with $1,000 in cash, and lie was permitted, upon his own request, to become a partner In tho business. The spendthrift Goldman made away with Joclilein's $1,000 very soon, and the latterd Iscovenng this, made tho fact kuown to Jereslov, who, upon becoming awaro of Goldman's true character, refused to have anytning more to do with him, and insisted upon his withdrawal irom the Arm. Goldman tried by earnest uppeals, made partly in the prcsenco ol Mrs. lloimann, to in duce Joreslov to alter his decision, urging that he was entirely without monoy, and probably could not obtain a situation any where. Jereslov, who was a very kind hearted man, was undecided for a week or so, but Anally made up his mind that the partner ship must ho dissolved, and so expressed himself to Goldman, and the dissolution took place about nine weeks ago. Jcreslov, by soiling everything he had that lie could spare, and oy hard work managed to scrape together enough to pay back to Jocliloin the $1,000 which he had invested in the business, and Jochlein soon aftnr returned to tho old country, Last Tuesday afternoon Goldman presentod himself at Jercslov's rooms, in Essex stroet, and asked of Mrs. Heimann if his former partner was at lioine and soonied very nervous and anxious about somotbing. Jereslov was not in the house, and so Mrs. llcimann informed Goldman, usking him at the same time what made him appear so excited. He made some reply which Mrs. llcimann did not remember, and then returned to No. 106 De lancey street, where lie hud slept tho night before with a friend, as told in yesterday's Hkiiapd, and Irom there sent a little boy to Jercslov's workshop, in East Broadway, to toll him that somebody had arrived from Warsuw and had some information regarding his wile and throe children, lor whom ho had written to como to this country, and who are now on the way here. Jereslov ut once repaired to tli0 place designated) and tound Goldman in a room on the top Uoor, alone. Alter this nothing positive can as yet be found out; but It is evident that Goldman liandcd Jereslov a pistol, and warned the latter to prepare himself for a combat. The result was published In yesterday's Ukbald. Goldman was shot twice, and was killed on the spot, while Jereslov received ouo bullet over tho right templo, and died shortly alter his arrival at the Bcilevuo Hospital. Jereslov was much respected by all acquainted with him, but it was difficult to ascertain much about Goldman. Ho sceinod to have been a very quiet, uncommunicative man, for tho people with whom he lived, at No. 100 Hosier stroet, did not know even where his place of business was. lie is believed to have left a wile aud one child, living in Germany. Coroner Broker has tho case in chargo and lias im panelled a jury, who viewed tho body of Jereslov at the Morgue yesterday. Goldman's body will bo removed there to-day. The inquest w ill be beld next week. THE LATE DR. MORROGH. SOLEMN KEQCIEM MASS FOE THE DEPOSE OF HIS SOUL. The sad news brought by the cable last week that Rev. William Plowden Morrogh. D. D., had died on October 26, at Albano, near Home, caused groat sorrow among a large circle of friends, especially among tholse of the parish of the Immaculate Conception in East Four teenth street Ho was a gentleman of'gioat Intellectual abilities, but above these a gentle, most affable boanng toward all with whom he cume in contact. Allachod to him wore very many of poor and rich aliko. Yesterday a grand requiem mass was sung in honor of the dead priest's memory at tho Church of the Im maculate Conception, over which ho held the pastorato for more than (ourtoen years. Among the clergy present were Vicar General Qulnn, Revs. A. J. Donnelly, Thomas Furrell, Edward O'Reilly, Felix Farrelly, John Drumgoolo, P. McGovern, Thomas Killecn P. Malono, G. Murphy. P. McGuire, John Hughos and J. Colton. Tho last Ave were onco assist ants to Rev. Dr. Morrogh. Over a hundred other priests joined In the recitation of tho office for tho dead and in the colobration of ma-**. Vicar General Prcstou paid a most earnest tribute of praise to tho zeal and untiring energy ol tho decoascd, ap|>eiiling to tho outward mon umenis leit by him of tho labor expended for the glory of God. GENERAL KILPATllICK'S LECTURE. A loeture will bo delivered on Friday evening next, by General Judson Kilpatrick, at the Cooper Institute. The subject of tho discourse will be "Tho Irish Soldier in the War of tho Rebellion." The procoeds of the j entertainment will go toward bonuiiling the Institu tion of Mercy, at the corner of Houston and Mulberry streets. TI7F. EIRE COMMISSIONERS. ? . j At a meeting of the Fire Commissioners held yester day?the first in two weeks?proposals were rocoivod for repairing and adding another story to the engine house In Fulton street, near Church. The lowest bid was $6,727. Bids wore also received for paiuting 1,000 telegraph polos, tho lowest being $1,660. THE STEAMER HEIMDAHL. News has been received In this city firom Stockholm, in Sweden, that the Swedish steamer Ueimdalil will leaye that port about the 1st of nest montn, bringing a large cargo of goods to Philadelphia for the Centennial Exposition. Tho Hclmdahl Is about 2,600 tons burden and of tho same peculiar type of construction as the Swedish steamer BJfrost, which visitea this port some timo back. The ugeiitoflho Swedish government for tho Centennial Is Mr. Julian Danlelt, now residing in Phila delphia This promises to be about tho first instalment of goods for the Exposition received in this country. FATAL~~RAILROAD ACCIDENT. Last evening Charles Galloher, of No. 25 Avenue C, aged forty-five, a laborer, while walking with his son, Andrew, on the track of tho Woebawken branch of tho Kne Railway, betwoen Second and Third streets, In Hoboken, was struck by engine No. 220, Isaac H. Stansberry, engineer, and fatally Injured. Ho was at tended by Dr Na-t, but his injuries were of such a severe character that he soon died, und his body was removed to the Hoboken morgue. He leaves a widow and six children, the youngest three weeks old. When the accident happened tho deceased was about leaving the track and stepping on to a plank leading to bis brother's house, which is only accessible by the rail road track on account of the swamp in the neighbor- . hood. The son states that the engineer of the loco motive never blew bis whistle. ROBBERY IN PATEBSON. In the early part of Tuesday night the now dry goods ?tore of E. L. Hew#on, in Washington street, l'aterson, was burglariously entered, and fine goods to the amount of $1,600 stolen. The thieves rained an en trance through the rear w indow. Tho fact that tho tjlaee had been robbed was almost immediately ascer tained by the police, but no trace ol the thieves was dis covered. _____ A FUNERAL CORTEGE DISPERSED. On Tuesday afternoon Frederick Eiche, a boy of tender years, was run over by a hose carriage en routt to a fire in Newark and instantly killed, the whoels crushing In his skolL Yesterday tho body was boing taken in a hearse to the cemetery for interment. Just as the bearse reached tho junction of Green street and Railroad avenue a train came thundering along, and the locomotive caught the hoarse and smusbed it liadly, hurling the driver to the ground and shooting the coffin from the hearse to tho sidewalk. The coffin was picked up, scarcely injured, but the driver of the hearse was severely, though not fatally, hurt The cause ol the accident was a gross and wilful negligence ol duty by both the railroad aud city auihorl lieg in not having the tracks guarded in some way at the street crossings. FIRE IN NEW BRUNSWICK, N. J. Throe two story frame buildings, Nos. 66, 68 and 70 Schurcinan street, owned by V. M. W. Suydam, were burned lost night. The firo was caused by sparks Irom a bonfire. Insured for $5,000 in the Citizens' Insurance Company, of Newark, N. J.; the Gorman AmencHn, of New York arid Jersey City, and the J ire Insurance Company of Jersey City. Less about the same amount. No. 61 was occupied by Huydam k Nevn.s, grocers, whose lo*s Is ItoUvoon $4,000 end $6,W0. Insered I r $:i ooo in the German-American, of Now York, j auothei Quwuaiitr. not ascertained. THE LANGMAID TRAGEDY. How the Press Became the Successful Detective. ARREST OF LA PAGE. rKMUROKK, N. H., Nov. 2, 1875. The brutal murder of the schoolgirl, JoRle Langmaid, together with the tragical facts and incidents which have since been developed, combine to form a uurralive of shocking crimes that surpass everything in the line of romance and action ever produced. The sad fate of young Joale?outraged, murdered and mutilated, as she was passing through a lonely piece of woods on her way to school?is still painfully fresh in Rio public mind, and the horriblo details need hardly be referred to agaas It was ono of those terrible affairs which sent a thrill of horror and sadness throughout the whole country and caused an involuntary and universal desire lor speedy vengeance to fall upon the fiendish perpetrator. Through providential and accidental circumstances, and In splto of the presence and obstruction of so-called detectives, the real murderer has probably been apprchonded, tndlctod by the Grand Jury, aud is now awaiting the form of a trial previous to yielding up hts life on a New Hampshire scaffold. Joseph I.a Pago, the Frenchman arrested nlno or ten days af ter the terriblo crime, is undoubtedly guilty of not only tho brutal murder of Jodie Langmaid, but also of the killing or Miss Ball, the St Albans (Vt.) school teacher wiio was outraged and butchered in a simi lar manner a year or more ago. HUW LA TAGS CAMS TO US BL'HPXCTBD AND ARRE3TKIA To show how utterly useless the so-callud detectives have been in this, as in most cases, it Is only necessary to toll the story of how the Frenchman, J-a Pago, hap pened to be suspected and arrested. Shortly before tho murdor Mr. Fowler, Chairman of the Pembroke Board of Selectmen, hired a stranger to help him run a thresh ing machine. One evening whilo this strange workman was at supper, Mr. Fowler's daughter, a companion of Joslo Langmaid, entered tho room. Subsequently, alter supper, the straugor asked a son of Mr. Fowler who tho youug lady was. aud was told that it was bis sister. Bo then questioned him about the road she took going and coming Irom school, and the boy freely told him. A day or two afterward wboh a boy in the neighborhood was going to school over this road ho saw what ho supposed to ho ono of his mates concealed in the bushes and innocently supposed ho was thero for the purpose of scaring him. It turned out, however, to lie this strange workman of Mr. Fowler, and tho inference is thai he was lying in wait lor Miss Fowler. OS Tim DAY OV THE MCUDEB, which was almost Immediately after this, Miss Fowler, Just before entering the woods on her way to school, waited for Josio Langmaid to como along. After waiting for some timo a neighbor came along with a carriage, and, concluding that Josie had gone ahead, she accepted an Invitation to rido, and thus, probably, saved her life. It was not ten minutes after, probably, that Josie mot her murderer, and when tho mutilated body was discover oil tho conversation with tho strange workman was recalled by the Fowler boy. Suspicion was of course directed against him, but ull efforts to discover bis whereabouts were in vain. Tho skilful Boston detectives, as they are called, looked around everywhere?It is to he presumed?but they could lind nothing of this strange workman. At length in their Industry and wisdom they got after other parties, and scouted as ridiculous the connection of Mr. Fowler's man with the crime. T1I8 PRESS THE UISAI. nRTKCTTVB, APTER ALL. Whilo all this was going at Suncook and Pembroke Mr W. N. Aboil, with whom Miss Ball?the ludy mur dered in St. Albans?hoarded, read in the Boston Herald an account of the murder ol Miss Langmaid near Suu cook Knowiug that Josnph La Page, who lived iu his neighborhood at the timo of the murder of Miss Hall, and*who was arrested and afterward acquitted or tho charge, had removed last spring to Suncuok, ho thought the fact of sufficient importance to communi cate to tho authorities ot this town. At this time the so-called detectives had exhausted themselves in look ing aftor tho strango Frenchman who was employed by Mr. Fowler. Tho letter from St. Albans, however, not only told thorn that Ins name was Joseph La Pago, but also indicated that they would find hi:n with his chil dren who were working in the Suncook factory. They went thero with Mr. Fowler, and the suspected man ( was found ut once and fully ideutiUcd by Mr. Fowler as tho Frouchman who bad worked for him. Of courso | ho was taken into custody, and tho result lias been, us already stated, his indictment by the Grand Jury and commitment for trial early in January. TUB CASK AGAINST TUB PRISONER. Now that La Pago is safely in custody and where he can bo Identified at pleasure, tbo direct and circumstan tial evidence begins to accumulate. It docs not conic I through any efforts of tho so-called detectives, but is tho rosult of a united determination on tho part of the I community to havo the case thoroughly investigated. It turns out that the accu.-ed cun give no account of himself at tho time of tho murder; his coat and vest aro stained with blood and the shirt which he wore can not be found. A knife and two razors?one bloody? were found in tho house, and the ton says they belong to hit father Tho stick with which tho girl was killed was seen in La Page's possession a few days beloro the murder, and on that vory day, and a few moments be fore the crimo was discoverod, he was seen in tho im mediate vicinity with an axo on his shoulder. ATTEMPTED OUTRAGES ON OTHER GIRLS. The brutal Oend has been identified by several girls in tho vicinity as the man who lias chased them In the wooded roads and very much frightened them, and by ono or two sportsmen who saw him chasing a Miss Watson, who was much Hushed and excited at tea time; also by a lady and her daughter as having way laid them in the woods with a heavy club in bis hands, the timely meeting of aaothor man. they believe, hav ing saved them from assault, and perhaps murder. A TERRIBLE STORY PROM IlIM WIPE. ? La Pago's own wife, since his arreft, has statod that once he outraged and nearly murdered her sister while . they were living in Canada, and Le was obliged to como | to tho States to escape urresL She also assorts that he j has attempted to ravish his own daughter since he cams to ^uncook. + nis PHOBABLB qONNBOTION WITH TUB 8T. ALBANS MCR DBIt. La Page was arrested for the murder of Henrietta Ball, the St. Albans school teacher, but was discharged for 'want of evidecca Subsequently others were ac cused and arrested, and only a few months ago there was so much gossip concerning tho probable connection ot a son of ex-Governor Smith with the crmie that he de manded a full legal investigation, tho result, of courso, being an honorable acquittal. The evidence lh*t La Pago was really the murderer seems now to bo very positive. At tho time it must have been committed be said be was working with his boys, but his sous now dony that story. He Ulkod of leaving town at the time, but his wife said that it would strengthen suspicion against him if he left, and ho followed hor advice and romained at homo. Near tho body of the Ball girl was found a face mask, tno strings being tied in what is known as a French knot Over the body of Josie Langmaid a couple of twigs were tied in the same way. When La Page assaulted his wife's sister he wore a lace mask like Uio ouo found uear tho remains of Miss Ball AN INTKRESTLNG AND TERRIBLE COINCIDENCE. A most startling aud trngic reminiscence is railed up by this brutal murder of Josie Langmaid. It is told by the editor of a paper published in Bennington, Vt, who at tho time spokon or was a resident of Pembroke. Speaking of the lato horror, he says, it is but a repeti tion of ono quite as horrible, which was perpetrated on almost tho snme spot about forty-three years ago, tho victim then being a young marriod lady by the name ol Cochrane, and tho perpetrator of the crimo a young man who was employed in Cochrane'* family by tho name of l'rcscott Tbo affair at tho'tlmo created, if anything, inoro excitement than tho Lang maid horror. The parties lived in a farm house some way from tho little village of Suncook. It was In the eummer ol tho year, aud tho young man Frescott, about nincteeu years of age, who was out in the field mowing came back to tho house?the husband being away lu town?and told the woman, a blooming young female of about twenty-live, that ho had como across some very flno berries, and if she would bring out a pail they could "pick a mesa." She went out with iiim, and while engaged In picking tho berries a fiend ish desire seized him, and he approached her with im proper proposals. Sue struck at him with her pail, and told him that she should tell her husband of his designs on his return, and he would have bim ar rested The young man, not over bright, sal down upon a stone and, as ho afterward confessed, cried saying, "Well, I suppose 1 will be put in Jail for It, and I don't know hut what . I'd us Boon be hung as go to Jaill" He then got up* and, seizing a hugo club ho beat the woman npeu tbo head, aud then aftor ravishing hor person, he dragged her lllo less form into tlio bushes and fled. The corpse oj the woman was found after a long search, and In due course of time the young man w as arrested and eon fessod tho crime. Mr. Armstrong's uncle was then the Bhorlff of llopkinton, and kept the Uopkinton Jail, re siding in a part of the building with his wile and only ; daughter a young woman, the wifo of a sea captain by the name or Robort Cbaso, tho young wife being the mother of two children, one a girl about a year and a ] half old, and a llttlo son of only two days. The popu lace was so nxoited over tho murder that it was ro solvcd to lynch young l'rcscott, thero being no longer any doubt of his guilt, na he had confessed the crime. On the night that tho lynching was to be carried out the Sheriff and his will* were awHy out of town and the young mother wan left alono with tho keys In that largo Jail. Tho attack was made by the infuriated populace, but the frail jailor had everything securely barricaded, and Ihuy could not gain their objoct. But in con.-oquonce of the oxottement and fright or ths attetri|ff at lynching, tho young mother was thrown into convulsions and died that night In the most intense agouy. The baby lived and grew up to bo a inan. The little girl died In about six weeks after her mother, and tho grave was thon opened and the child laid by its mother's.side. A STRANG* KATAI.ITT. In course of t.me the law took its course, and young rroscotl was executed by the .Sheriff ?nd the Pembroke part ol the tiasedy was terunnoiml. The husband of tho Sheriff's daughter, who was awav nt sea during tha trial and imprisonmentOf the culprit ami Its alt> mlaflt fatalities, had now lauded, and hum d hnine to moot his wife and expected children. He stopped on tha wuy, and in looking ovor a paper in tin- hotel saw for the first time an account of the Pembroke murder, the attempt at lynching, the hirlh of his child and the aad death of Ins wifo uiul young daughter. Ho remained a widower for four or Uva years and then married again, resolving that bis sec ond wife should not bo loft alone while he was away so much, So on his next voyage he took her with hina in his ship, and tho ship waa run down hy a larger vessel and ull on board wore drowned. The bov that w.is horn In tho .iall was named Robert Qreen Chase, and grew up, hoing educated for tho Kpiaoopal clergy, and si tiled lu Philadelphia. He married and had one daughter. About ton years ago Wr.Cha.se and his wilo, accom panied l>y their little daughter, while at a watering pluoe went out lor a day's boiling, against the wishes ol' the little girl, who hogged ol ilicmnotto go; a storm arose, tho boat capsized and tho luilo girl alone was rescued. She is now living in Philadelphia. Here Is material lor a story, and un i lustration of the adage that "truth is stranger than Action." TIIE ROCHESTER MURDER CASE APPLICATION FOB WU1T OF FItltOR IN THE CASS OF JOHN CLARK DENIED?THE EXECUTION ON FRIDAY. Motion was mado by Counsellor P. Ready, yesterday, beforo Judge Barnard, holding court in Brooklyn, on behalf of William F. Howe, for un opportunity to b? heard on an application for a writ of error and stay ol proceedings in the case of The People vs. John Clark, tried and convicted in Rochester, N. Y., for murder He was sentenced on July 2 to be hanged for the murdor of Policeman John Trovor. Tho execution is to take place on November 5. Justice Barnard was busy and unable to hear the motion, so ihe case was brought be fore Justice Gilbert, of tho Supreme Court. The jua tlco took the application, which waa based chiefly on the point that In the trial of the condemned maw testimony was admitted connecting him with a lata! shooting alTray, which took place ten years ago. Tha prisoner was tried for murdor ou that occasion and acquitted. The counsel said he was vory anxious to obtaiu the decision of liis Honor npon the motion, as it was proposed lo send it by the night mail to Roch ester. Ahout throe o'clock Justice Gilbert rcudored the following decision:? Having considered the exceptions as well an I could in the short time 1 havo had to do with it, I llnd no error. The evi dence in respect to other offences while incompetent to prove the commission of tho cruno charged in ihe indictment waa competent to show tho intent with which the pistol was llrod. and the motive of the prisoner to commit the crime charged agaiust him, tlio act of tiring and tho fatal consequences thereof having been established by other evidence. (Wliart. 0. L, i>|>. 681, B49.) The ante-mortem declarations were admissible within the rule laid down in Perry's case, 8th Abb. The evideneo showed that they were made ill the expectation of ileuth and without hope of recovery. The motion for a stay upon a writ of error must therefore be denied. ALLEGED MURDER IN JERSEY. Tho police of Newark yesterday received informa tion that one Mary Gaudloy murdered her husband, Michael Gaudloy, at a place called Grif Mills, three miles from Freehold, on Monday night, tho result of a drunken quarrel. Mary has boon arrosted ami com mitted to JaiL The couple wore worth over $4,U00, and were child loss. CENTENNIAL ACCOMMODATIONS. PLANS TO SHELTER AND FEED CENTENNIAL VISITORS. A "Centennial Lodging House Agoncy" has been formed in Philadelphia, with tho approval oi the Cen tennial Board or Finance, with the object of providing beforehand accommodations for visitors to the Exhibi tion next year. Tho plan of this "agency" is thus stated in its prospectus:? The plan of tho agency is to first contract with a large number of householders and hoarding house proprietors in various parts of tho city who would be willing to ao cupt a fair remuneration for superior accommodations to be given to strangers, payment to bo made by'mean* ol a ticket or coupon providing for an entire day's ac commodation?which clay is to consist of a lull break fast in the American style, tea or suppor also of the character usually supplied in first class American fam ilies, and bedroom neatly furnished with linen, &a, scrupulously clean. The tickets or coupons to be cashed on presentation at the control office of the agency, and at the same time provision to be mado for the redemption of any whola or fractional part of tickets unused by the visitor. Dinner is not providod as a necessity under this ar rangement, as it is presumed that the ordinary midday meal would he taken by tho visitor in tho vicinity ol or In tho Centennial buildings. These coupons or tickets wili be placed on salo in all the largor cities and towns in this country, at the rail road offices whero excursion tickets aro issued loading to l'hiladolpnia, and also in Europe. On all the princR pal trains approaching the city reliable agents will be placed by the agency, who will ascertain what passen gers havo these accommodation tickets, and will fur nish each bolder of such ticket a card assigning to him proper quartors, as well as supplying tniuute directions by which theso temporary homes in the city can be reached by street car or otherwise. By this means a visitor can secure, beforo leaving homo, his accommoda tions during Ins sojourn in i'hiladclpbia. have a guaran tee that he will be comfortably provided for at a defined and reasonable charge, and be directed at once to bis lodgings on arriving at his destination. He can also direct Ilia baggage to be sent at once to his lodging. Instead of being obliged to leave it at Ihe depot while he Is seeking for accommodations. If a housekee|>er has two spare rooms in his dwelling, and can comlortably provtdo breakfast and tea for two persons, he will register his namo and residence with tho agoncy, who will assign to thoso quarters two parsons who have purchased "accommodation tickets;" these tickets will bo received by tho housekucpcr in payment fornccom modntlng his guests, and on' presentation at the oiilce of tho agency will bo promptly rodeemed in cash. When these guests are gone the agency will bo notified, and others sont to lake their places. By this simple plan all vacant rooms can- be utilized, hundreds of thousands of visitors can be made cotnfortablo and freed from all care or fear of extortion or imposition; house keepers will lie reasonably certain of iiaving the rooms they ure willing to devote to visitors always occupied, and assured of receiving the remuneration to which they aro entitled without trouble or delay. The card which the agent on the train gives the strangor is hi3 letter of introduction. Arrangements will also be made lor providing accommodations for thoso who may wish to make a more extended slay in tho city than will be roqulrcd for an ordinary visit to the Exhibition, or who propose to remain dur ing the entire time ol its continuance. This will be especially available for exhibitors and others con nected with the International Exhibition. This plan has received the indorsement of tho Comraitteo on Boarding Accommodations for Visitors or the Centen nial Commission, after careful Investigation, and this Indorsement has been approved by the Centennial Board of Financo. The detailed plans of the agency have been submitted to President Gowen, of tho Phila delphia and Reading Railroad Company; to Pres ident Hinckley, of tho Philadelphia, Wilming ton and Baltimoro Railroad Company; to Preatdonl Comly, of the North Pennsylvauin Railroad Company, and to Vice Prosldent Cassatt, or the Pennsylvania Railroad Company, and by all theso gentlemen they have been pronouncod commendable and feasiblo. It has also received the indorsement of Mayor sJtoklcy. A liberal capital has been provided to put the plan Into operation. The Board of Manage ment Is composed of the following:?KUm Clark, Gen eral Agent North Pennsylvania Railroad; H. F. Konnoy, Superintendent Philadelphia, Wilmington and Haiti more Railroad; E. M. Jenkins, of Cook, Son k Jenkins, Tourists and Excursion Managers: Charles E. Pugh, General Agent Pennsylvania Railroad; W. F. Allen, Editor Official llailway Guide. At tho present timo a large force of canvassers are at work ascertaining the amount of vacant acconimodn tions in all parts of the city and explaining tho details of the plan of operations to tho householders and board ing house keepers. The following is tho blank used. It might bo copied with advantage in towns and villages near Philadelphia, where persons could be accommodated:? Notes on house visited 18f Nnmber and street, Ward,??? Name, ?Nationality. ???? Private house or regular boarding place, If private house, how manylu family? Adult, Children, Employment of head of ramily, ??How Centennial Grounds can be reached by street cars, ? Location of room* on floor, and full de scription of how furnuihrd ; quality and condition of furniture. Aro. Floor. corns and water closets, No. -Location, - , ua?d____ Parlor or sitting room privileges, -Any preference as to nationality or re of guests nsny can be uccommodatod? ig, Lodging and board, . tke gentlemen, ladles and children?? _ as to price?Lodging, $ Lodging and Ixmrd, -Remarks,- ? ?Age nt. FIREMEN AT THE CENTENNIAL. The fire underwriters of New York held a meeting yesterday at No. lUfl Broadway, in reforence to the Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia Mr. D. R. Koelar presided, and Mr. James Yoreanco acted as secretary. A committee of seven was appointed to co-operate with other committees ofinsuranco underwriters, to eonsider how best to promote the interests of the Centennial and havo (lie cornpanios properly represented at it. Tho appointment of the committee was left to the officers of the mooting. Their appointment will be made nuhlio i in a few days.