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ore not completely satisfied. minister wki sii is londox. Mr. Welsh, the new American Minister, leit Liverpool l>y the PuUmau train at noon yes terday. A number of gentlemen witnessed his departure, and a band played the "Star Spangled Banner'* and "Hall Columbia." He ar rived at St. Paiicrtu' Station at six o'clock in the evening, where he was received by Mr. l'lerrepont, the retiring Minister; the Secretary of the Lega tion, and a few Americans. TUB POl'B'S CONDITIO*. The Herald correspondent In Home telegraphs, under date or December 11, as follows:?"An im provement In the Pope's appetite Is lor the mo ment the most notable point lp Uls condition. Near midnight on Monday ho had a paroxysm 01 convulsive cough, which continued for two hours and seemed to imply grave derangement ol the chest and to threaten aerlous disturbances, but It passed oif without any apparent aggravation ol his great debility. UE CANNOT BE MOVED PROM 1113 BED. "Another attempt was made to remove His Holi ness from his bed to his armchair, In consequence of the Increasing gravity ol tho bedsores that havo been Induced by the recumbent posiliou. It w?8 hoped that this change would prevent the exten alon of these sources of Inconvenience and danger, but the attempt has again failed." PARLIAMENT PROROGUED. Parliament* has been formally reprorogued to January 17. GOLD POK AMERICA. The steamship Caspian, which sailed lroin Liver pool on Wednesday lor Halifux and Baltimore, took $60,000 In specie. THE CUBAN CABLE. ADOPTION OP WORD RATES BETWEEN NEW TOBK AND HAVANA. Havana, Dee. 12, 1877. The adoption by the managers of the Cuban cable of tho word rate between this city and New York Is givlnz great satisfaction to morchunta and business men, as ifonablos tbem to aend short messages with out paylog lorn minimum of ton words. CANADIAN THROUGH FREIGHTS. THE PROPOSITION TO MAKE HALIFAX THE CHIEF SHIPPING PORT FOR THE DOMINION. Halifax. N. S., Dec. 12, 1877. Mr. Brydges, Railway Commissioner, in addressing the Chamber of Commerce and citizens laat nlgbl on the question ot through winter tariffs via Halifax and tbo Grand Trunk Hallway Company had lately agreed to gtvo the same rates to Itivlero da Loup as the Portland rates on the In tercolonial Railway, and the ocean rates would rest with tho munagers ol that road and the steam ship companies in the business. Ho Intimated that he would meet Sir Hugh Allan In a weex, and thought a satisfactory arrangement would be arrived aL When tbo rupture occurred with the Grand Trunk Railway authorities he arranged to carry the Allan line freight from Koulaud for tho upper provinces over tho Intercolonial line, and u division ol rates bud been settled. By carrying mixed cargoes through rates could bo made satisfactory, but vessels should tnkt full cargoes here, lto anticipated tin serloui difficulty in tho working ot , the Intercolonial road in winter and said there was more accommodation at Halifax flian there was at Portland daring the first ten years of the Allan Lino business at that porL He thought that In a lew weeks tne accom modations here could bo uoublcd. He stated there would bo no discrimination between the different itoamslnp lines, and ibat 11 it is known that tlio Reamers would sail from Halifax periodically tbero would bo no difficulty In getting cargooc. NEWFOUNDLAND FISHERIES. Halifax, Doc. 12, 1877. Late reports from Newfoundland state that great lUtreas prevails utong the Western shore, both the herring and cod fieheriee having failed. SAVANNAH'S DEBT. UNSUCCESSFUL CONFERENCE OF BONDHOLDERS WITH CITY OFFICIALS. Savannah, G?? Deo. 12, 1877. The bondholders' Committee to-day met In confer ence with tbo Finance Committee ol the City Couu oil, to take action in regard to the olty bonds. Tho New York nnd Charleston holders were represented by G. W. Williams, of Charleston; tho Augusta cred itors by W. E. Jackson, and the Savannah holders by J. M. Gucrard and Henry Hull. The city submitted a proposition to Issue now bonus to tbo same amount as that of the existing ones for thirty years, paying three per oent lor ti.e first ten yeera, lour por ceut lor the second and S per oent for the third tea years. The bond holders rejected ibis, and proposed that the city Issue coupon* maturing on Jnly 2, 1878, in long bonds, at 6 por cent, ibe city to pay the Interest on nil the bonds niter Ibat date to a commission composed of per sons not connected with the olty government, the rents of tho city to be paid to said commission, who will invest the same In city bonds only, the city to levy a lex sufficient to pay tbe interest and current ex pense". I his was rejected uy tbe city authorities, and the matter practically remains in ?tatu quo. TENNESSEE'S STATE DEBT. Nash villi, Dec. 12, 1877. In submitting to the Legislature correspondence Irom parties representing a tory large number of Tennessee bonds, expressing a willingness to take Ofty cents on i> compromise of tbo Slato debt, Governor Porter concludes his message as follows:?"I appeal to the General Assembly to rescue tbe State Irom He peril and to preserve something of its credit. Tbo people of Tennessee are not prepared to leurn the lull lesson ol repudiation. They aro still sensible of ilia responsibility resting upon tbein ol niaintuiuing the good Dame impressed upon the State by so many of lier sons. The ttmo bus beon when the prestige or Tennessee and tbe high standard ot her oonitnerciul credit made all of her sous proud ot their nativity. Do noi let ua turn our backs upon tbla bonorable history." A. & W. SPRAGUE'S CREDITORS. Providbxok, K. L, Dec. 12, 1877. A meeting of the creditors of A. fit W. Sprague, rep resenting $4,260,0(10 ot Indebtedness, was held at noon to-day to take action to protect thorn and secure their rights An association was formed for this pur pose nnd un Executive Committee clioscu, consisting ol Alexander Farnum, Nelson W. Aldrlch, James M. Kimball, Jesse Metcalf and William B. Weeduu, wOo were instructed io lake promptly such steps us iu their Jiidgmont le desirable to protect the creditors. Tbo action is ontirely unnulnious. TELEGRAPH CONSOLIDATION. San Francisco, Dec. 12, 1877. President Orion, of the Western Union Telegraph Coiuuany, bis concluded a lease ?f too telograph hues owned and operated by the Central Pucifio Kaifroud Company west of Suit l.ako and throughout Califor nia lor a term ol llvo yeurs nnd thereulter until one gear's notice by either party shall havo heeu given for ite termination. I bis consolidates and burtnouizea all ibe telegraph interests on the l'aoiflo oousl. PHILADELPHIA STOCK SCANDAL. (HF. MARKET 8 IIIEET RAILROAD PLUNDERERS WOULD LIKE A BILL OF PARTICULARS. 1'hi lad si mi a, Dec. 12, 1877. Four of the live officers of the Market Street Halt Hay wi.o embezzled Ibe (undt of that corporation sore arraigned to plead to-day in tho Court of Quarter Sessions before Judge Pierce. .Stokes, tho secretary, who wont crazy alter the discovery, Is still In the lasaoo Asylum. Huliu, the treasurer, who still resides in Jail in default of tho $60,000 bail which bo la uuablo to lurnisb, occupied a seal iu the dock, while his more fortunate associate sat outside with the formidable array or Philadelphia lawyers whom they havo secured to bid thorn in escaping punish ment. Wbeu tbe case wus called Mr. (Jaasidy, of coun sel lor tbo accused. lormuily uskod that a bill ol par ticulars bo furnished hv the Couiuiouweallli staling wnm ibey expected to prove. The District Attorney rejoined thui there are nine bills o! indictment ngamsi 'the accused, six ot which refer to tho fraudulently is sued stock una throe to the cinhezziuinetit und attempts to mnbvzzle the money ol the company, lie argued thai in this rase the duleudants would not require u bill o! particulars. The Court decided that none could be re quired as to tho charge of forgery. There was another effort to seenre deiuy because ol the absence In the in sane Asylum ol Mioses, the secretary, who is Joiuuy Indicted. All the accused priseut were, however, re quired to pldkd io the first six indictments, which they did, all answering "Not guilty." The 20th of the present month Is fixed lor the trial THE WAR. Detailed Account of the Cap ture of Plevna. SKOBELEFF'S DISCOVERY Attacking with All the Cour age cf Despair. OSMAN RETAINS HIS SWORD. Reception ol the News in Con stantinople. [BY cable to the herald.] London, Dec. 13, 1877. The following special despatch has just reached London from Plevna:?"For the last three days preceding the engagement the Russians know that Osman Pacha's pro visions were exhausted and that a sortie was preparing. They received news on Sunday that he would concentrate his whole army near the bridge over the River Vid. This news was confirmed during the night by General SkobelefT, who discovered that the Turks had silently evacuated the Krishing redoubt and all their positions on Green Hill. General Skobeleff occupied these. OSMAN APPEARS. "At seven in the morning Osman crossed the Vid by two bridges and attacked the Russian positions with such fury that they captured eight cannon, and in a few min utes almost annihilated the Sibirsky Grena dier regiment. UNDER A HUNDRED OUNS. "The Turks then found themselves under the fire of a hundred cannon of the Russian second line and were attacked by the gren adiers, who resolved to capture their guns. \HE BAYONET. "The Turks were driven back after a fifteen minutes' bayonet fight, bat con tinued to fire from the shelter of the banks of the Vid until half-past twelve P. M., when the firing ceased on both sides, and a quar ter of an hour afterward Osman sent an en voy to treat for surrender." NOT A SERIOUS WOUND. This correspondent, whose news ? is the first which has. come direct irom Plevna, says Osman's wound in the leg is not se rious. WHAT GERMANY THINKS. Berlin despatches say that the policy of Oormany seems to be that the forte must make the first overtures for peace. It Is thought very doubtful whether ltussla would accept any offers of media tion until then. GREECE EXCITED. A despatch from Athens says the fall ol' Plevna has caused demonstrations there In tavor ol war. The correspondent thinks these mani festations are evanescent. A telegram received in Paris, however, says the Greek Cabinet 1b de liberating on the course to be pursued. The King will start soon lor the camp at Chalets. N ATI'RALLY ENOUGH. The Porte is astounded by the Call of Flevna, as It was hoped to the last that Suleiman Pacha would be able to relieve the place. CHANCES OP PEACE. The luct that Kdhera and Mahmoud Damad Pachas still retain power is evidence of a disposi tion to negotiate. OFFICIAL CONFIRMATION. The Kusslan official account ot the capture of Plevna confirms the details alreudy telegraphed, it says the Turks iought like lions. THE PRISONERS. Seven Pachas were captured. The counting of the prisoners and trophies Is not yet completed. A THANKSGIVING SERVICE. The Emperor was present yesterday at a Thanks giving service held on the site of the lormt-r head quarters of Osinun Pacha. SOONER THAN K.Vl'ECTKD. A telegram from Yerbitza states thAt the Czar will start tor .St. Petersburg on Saturday, lie vis ited Osman I'acha and returned to him his sword In recognition of bis bravery. OKANI) COUNCIL AT STAMUOIX. A grand council was held yesterday at Constanti nople at the War Office. It is said it was resolved to carry on the war to the lust extremity. INSPECTING THE ESTELLE. PitoviDRXcK, R. 1., Dec Pi, 1877. United Stales supervising Inspector Low sod Local Inspectors Matinsws, ol Ifew York, and Harvey, ol New Loudon, examined the nuspcctod steam yacht Kstolls, at Bristol, to-day. At their request Captain Caiton, of the cutlor, permitted the Estelle to get up steam and cruise about tuo harbor with the Inspectors ou board, wiio appeared to be satisfied with tbo ftossureof steain mid tbo operations! her boilers, hstr report will lie made to the lull llosrd ol In spector* enrly In January. Tbo Kstelle rsturnsd to ber position under the puns ol the cutter. THE LOST HURON. WAsaisaeus, Dsa 12, 1877. The Signal Service Observer si the wreck of the Huron reports as follow*:?Lieutenant Commander Green's party left for Norfolk sis tats hour last night. Baker's divers have limit ut work lor tb? puet two days, and are still working on the wreck, but bavu re covered nothing ol rulito. The Huron Naval Court to-d.iy examined Professor Green, ol the Bureau ol Navigation; M aster Conway, ol the Huron, and several survivors ol tlie craw ol that vessel. ARMY INTELLIGENCE. IN CI1AROE or THE SPOTTED TAIL AOENCT? TRANSFERS IN THE FIRST ARTILLERY. Waihixqto*, Dec. 12, 1877. By direction of the .Secretary ol War aud upon the recommendation ol the .Secretary ol the Interior First Lisutsnanl J. M. Lee, Ninth inlanlry, is detailed to lake charge <cmporartly ol the Spotted Tall Indian Agency on tbe Missouri Ktver, Dakota Territory. TRASSfKMS. On recommendation ol the regimental coinmunder, approved by the department commander, the following transioia in the First artillery are announced : ? First I,ioutenant A. K. Mutlriiore from llaitsry l> to Battery H, and First l.iuutonunt D. B. Whuslsr from Battery 11 to Battery D. NAVAL INTELLIGENCE. Wasui.v<?ox, Dec. 12, 1877. Lieutenant Henry C. Hunter and Maslt r William P. F.lilotl are ordered to the Tuscaroraal the Mare Island (Cal.). Nuvy Yard. Assistant Paymaster Ambrose K. Mlabior is ordutcd to uuty in tbe Bureau of Provisions And Clothing. DUTIES ON SUGAR. A SIMPLER MODE OF IMPOST RECOMMENDED. [BY TELEGRAPH TO THE HERALD. ] Cincinnati, Dee. 12, 1877. At t meeting ol tbe Grocers' Exchange ol Cincinnati this afternoon a long coulerenco was bad upon tbe advantage to be derived from a uniform impost duty upon sugar. Mr. H. Dyrnond, of tho bouse ol William Ulenn & Co., offered tho tollowing resolution, which was adopted without an opposing vote:? Itesolvod, That In view or 1110 proposed change la the import duty on sugar, ill a Grocers' Association ol Cinninnaii rospeclluiiy roeomuieud tu congress that lor luritl purposes sugar should ho divided into two c asses only, with two rates ol duly, uud that the duly be two and one-hall ceats per pouud on all grades hot above No. 12 and three con is per pound on nil grades above No. 12. It was afterward resolved by Ibe Exchange to pre paro memorials to Congress embodying this idea and obtain signatures trom alt their customers asking that tbe change be made. GRAIN CROP OF SOUTH RUSSIA. A FACT OF INTEREST TO AMERICAN IMPORTERS. Washington, Doc. 12, 1877. Tbe United Slates Consul at Odessa reports that tbo grain crop ol South Russia lor 1877 has been tbe largest e^er harvested during twenty-live years. It was well gathered and the grjdn Is, lor tbe most part, in good condition. The droits made upon the labor* Ing classes lor tho army obliged tho planters to par chase, to a larger extent than usual in rooent years, agricultural machinery, by which means they were enabled to gather their crops with comparatively small lose. No new shipueuis of such mucbipory being possible, tbe large supply remaining on hand Irom lb"6 to 1870 way lio said to be exhausted. The paper rouble ol the country deprectuied Iroui its nominal value ol It, ia'Ju to the pouud sterling ol Greut Dritaiu toll., 10.06, or, In other words, the pouud sterling udvuucod to that llgur* uud other foreign luuds iu proportion. Merchants ol the Continent und England placed credits tu their Odos-u correspoudyuts, who hive sold cxchuuges on theui aud purchased enormous 'jeanti nes of grain with tbo proceeds lor their principals. This grain was bought at a very low price in the de preciated currency, and is stored awaiilug too cessa tion of hostilities lor shipment. It will lake its place In the markets ol the world at so small a cost to the purchasers tout It will no doubt have a Repressing inQueuue upon tuo price ol grain from other coun tries?a (net that ji worthy of note by American ex porters of grain'. CATTLE AND HIDES. RESTRICTIONS ON IMPORTATIONS FROM SOUTH AMERICA REMOVED. Washington, Dec. 12, 1877. Tho Secretary of tbo Treasury has issued instruc tions to tho Collector of Customs at Now York, which will bo promulgated to all tbe ports, removing the re strtctiou on tbe importation ol cattle und hides from South America when shipped dlroct Irom that country to the United Stales, It having been ascertained that no cattle diseaso ut present exists in South America. AMERICAN EDUCATION. SESSION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SUIEK1N TENDRNCE OF THE NATIONAL EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION?THE MANNER OF APPOINT MENTS AT THE MILITARY ACADEMY. Washington, Dec. 12, 1877. Tbn Department of Superintendence or tbe National Educational Association reassembled this morning. Tbe committee en tbe representation ol Our educa tional Interests at the Paris Exposition reported through its chairman, Mr. Wlckersbum, tbe advis ability of requesting the President of the United Stales to appoint as one of the hirod commissioners a compatent sclontlUo expert In matters ol education to organize ana take charge of the oducational exhibit of tbe United Steles, and also to appoint a fair proportion of tbe honorary commissioners with reference to tale purpose. The report also recommended that en effort bo made to obtain a fair sharo of tne Congressional appropriation for this purpose, and huggcawd that If tne measures ubovu indicated should fail no creditable educational display could be uiedu at the Exhibition. Dr. Loriug then addressed iho meeting on the sub ject ol the aim of American education. AUOItKSS or MR. OAKl'IKLD. Representative Uurtleld also addressed tbe meeting, lie referred lo tbo great educational cose ol brains agaiust brick and mortar. The two great defects of the modern system of school educatiou, ho suid, aro the cultivation of buildlugs to the detriment of bruins and tbo overcrammiug of the pupils who numerous studios. Tho foot that the number of failures to enter West Point was Increasing yearly should be met und explaiued by educators. No satysct is ol grssior national importance than that ol education. If ever tho United htales should escape the late predioto 1 by Mucaulay it would bo through the eflorta of the schoolmaster. OLD rOGYISN. Mr. Phllbrlck, of Massacbukatis, made a vigorous deleoce ol tbe ptesout school system, aud suggested that the trouble at West Point was In the old fogyiem ol the examiners, una not iu ibose exuniinej. Mr. Hancock, ol Ohio, cootlnued on the side of tbe present system, and said that tho aim ol teachers to day was to make their pupils cultivated men and wo men, and not to til them to puss the examination at West Point. 1HK AProIXTMKXTS AT WKST POINT. Mr. Holbruok, oi New Jersey, replied to Mr. Phil brick. Iu bis views the i'resiueui solved the West Point problem. Tho grade of examination has been raised end the system ol selection is vicious. The pol iticians uso the nominations to West Point to pay their political debts, lie illustrated his views by a rocnalof bis ixpcrlenae in bis own .state, where com petitive examinations nuve always passed ana stood high in their classes, while prisons nominated ou po litical grouuds huvu generally lulled. An elaborate deience of high school* by Mr. Dick inson, ol Pennsylvania, aud u resolution on the sub ject by Mr. liuvey, brougnt the morning session to a close. AMERICAN ELECTRICAL SOCIETY. Chicago, Dec. 12, 1877. The fourth annuel meeting ol the A mencan Elec trical society wee held her* to-day. Representatives from every telegrapblo and eloctrica! society In the country wcro presout. E. 11. Huskins, the vice presi dent, presided. About ou* bnndred and seven old members were present and some thirty now ones wor^ j elected. Tho reports showed the society lo bo in u Uourisbing coudittou us lo bounces, inomborsbip, prospects and result*. The loliowlng uamod olUoers were elected lor ihe ensuing year:?President?General Ausou tUagtr Vice Presidents?Messrs. Huskies, Wright, Ke sou, Gray, Booth, Dickey and Pope. Corrc-noudiug Sec retary? t. W. Jones. Librarian?C. " H. Wilson. Recording secretary?C. S. Jon**. Treasurer?E. Lk Chandler. Resolutions wore adopted cordially recommending to the President iho appomtiuoui ol C. 11. Ha-kine. of Milwaukee, a* iho American representative lo ibo Pans Exposition, to the end that tho tolegraphic in terest of the country may bo properly represented el Perls. SOCIETY OF THE CINCINNATI. PxonotxcK, R. 1., Dec. 12. 1877. A meeting was held to-Usy at the State House to re* vlve the Rhode Island Society of the Cincinnati, the last meeting ol which was held in 1836. Tho de?c?nd enls ol the men who met then assembled to-asy and voted to adopt all the recomnieudnltoiis of tbo Society ol ibe Cincinnati since 1825, and elocted the following ollicers:?President, Dr. Nathaniel Greene, of Middle lowu; Vice 1'roMi'ieul, Hon. Simeon Henrr Greene, of Warwick; Secretary. Dr. Henry K. turner, ol New l>ori i reusurer. Samuel C. Hiodgett, uf Providence. Dr. N. Greene, J.tides M. Clarke, Dr. David King, Pro lessor Asa Bird Gardner and J. M Varnutn were elected delegates to the triennial convention ol tbo society In Philadelphia BANKRUPTCY COMPOSITION. Lot'lHViLLk, Doc. 12, IS", The proposition of E II. Taylor, ol Frankfort, I composition lu bankruptcy has been accepted by creditors, who held u mauling at that place lo I hey represented nearly $4<ju,uuo and caino Irom Yurie. St. Louis, Cincinnati, Canada, Chicago eii.-win.ro. lay lor was among the lurgest distiller Kentucky. INSURANCE OFFICIALS INDICT] Aluamt, Doc. 12. 1877. Jamoa Ucndrlck, Preildent, aud Walter Drown, Secretary ol the Atlantic Mutual Life Insurance Com pauy, ol HiKcity, wore to-day Indicted by the Grand i Jury lor perjury, in having eworn to a lane state- | mout or the condition ol tho company on the kdd of February last. Tbsy wero arrestee and held to bull. NAILS GOING UP. PiTTHMtitu, Dec. 12, 18 A very fully attended meeting ol the Wei Nail Assscmlion was bald In this city to-day, pries of nails was advanced to $2 35 por keg, ten csnl per ksg ofT in 200 keg lots, and two per csn lor cash. A curiniiiiieiit ol production was si upon. FATAL ACCIDENT. PoTTsvH.LN, l'a., Dee 12, 1877. Georgo Noilbolmer, a miner, was killed to-day In tbs mines neur.Ashlaud, by a tali ol coal. GOVERNOR BULLOCKS CASE. ANOTHER POSTPONEMENT OF TRIAL BY TIIK pwncvnox. [BY TELEGRAPH TO TOE HERALD.] Atlanta. Go., Dec. 12, 1877. The trial of ex-Governor Bullock, of Georgia, on charges preferred by the democratic administration, was set for today by especial agreement between couaeel ou bota allien. Governor Haillock caiue from Now York to be present at tbe trial. Wboo Court lusutnblcd bis counsel announced tbut bo was ready, aud naked tbat tbe trial go on. Tbe counsel lor tbe State asked lor a conliuuuuce. When pressed by Bullock's counsel lor a reason tbey declined to give any. The Judge announced tbat be would postpone the further bearing of tbe case uutl? 1110 1st el January. This is tbe third time that Governor Bullock bus appeared aud demanded a trial, aud each tlino be baa been put oil. Twice lie bus comn iroin New York in answer to the cull of I be Court and liss uot yet been tried. These persistent uu<! repouted deluys on tlie part or tbe State and Governor Bullock's anxiety to got a trial 4 weak, emu? the public confidence in tbe ability of ibe State to make any sort oI a case. ? SOUTH CAROLINA. SENATOR LCTLF.R AT HOME?THE ATTACK ON PATTERSON STAYED. iBY TELEGRAPH TO THE HERALD. ] Coi.l'MblA, Dec. I'd, 1877. Senator II. C. Butler addressed a large crowd hero to-night in response to a servitude. He recounted the diQloullics be hud encountered iu obtaining bts seat, and animudverled severely ou tbo conduct of tho ad niiulstrutiou toward htm. Ilo advised harmony amoug all classes aud colors, aud urged ieallv to the natioual democratic party aud a strict observance ut party organizations. lie denounced tho new parly as midsummer madness and political suicide. I'ATTKKSOX'a CASK. The Committee ou Federal lteluilons m tho Ktuto .Scnule to-day reported, uov'slng no lurthor action on tbe resolution to require Senator Butler to present tbe report ot tbo Investigating committee ou Puller son's election to Congress, assigning as the reason therelor that the case is already lieloru tbo courts. This probably cuds the ltialler. llio Senate orduicd tbo report lor couBidcratiou to-morrow. SOUTH CAROLINA ELECTION. Charleston, Dec. Ik, 1877. Tbe election (or State Seualor iu lieuulort county, which Includes several sea islands containing a largo negro population,- took place ou Mouday. Notwith standing a vigorous democratic canvass J. W. Collins, tbo republicau candidate, wus elected by X,600 ma jority. This is the llrst cltctlou in tins .State Ibis year which has boon carried by tno republicans. ELECTION FRAUD IN LOUISIANA. Nkw Orleans, Doc. 12, 1877. Tbe Ttmet says:?'-Reports which have boon current for weeks past ol crookedness iu the Dirrall-Acklon contest In the l'blrd Congressional district, buvo de veloped into somolhlug more than more rumors. Tbe I'nited Slates District Attorney lias filed criminul information against George- B. I.oud, charging him with inducing uu oQlcer by illegal means to violate bis duty In regard to n certificate as to tbe true result ol tbe election In the Parish ol Iberville lor Repre sentative in Congress In tbe Third Congressional dis trict According to tbo evidence on wnicb toe infor mation Is based, George B. Loud was instrumental in having about ono thousand ballots on which was the name ol Darrall abstracted from lbs bullol boxes ot tbe parish of Iberville aud about that number with the namo of Ackleu upon thctn placed In the boxes, thus changing the result of the election. It Is claimed that this change was discovered wiien tbe ballots wore recounted under an order of tbe Congrea slonal committee to take testimony. Two or three ol tbe parties wbo, it ts said, assisted Id ibis transac tion buvo made statements ol tbe part which tbey took in li. Iarud was. uuder the Kellogg administra tion, District Superintendent of Education. UNION LEAGUE ELECTION. Philaorltbia, Pa., Deo. 12, 1877. The National Council ol the Union League of Amer ica met to-day at the Merchants' Exchange, ex-Gov ernor William A. Newell, ol New Jersey, In tbe chutr. Tbe old ofiioeri wore re-oleetcd. Speeches were wiQo by the Hon. Galuaba A. Grow, Gaueral J. S. Neglry, Pennsylvania; Capiulu C. W. Codard. New York; Mr. Robert Auderaou, New York, and others. A large amount ul private business was transacted. RAILROAD ELECTIONS. Boston, Dec. 12. 1877. Tbe bondholders and stockholders ot the Eastern Railroad root to-day and cbose a Board of Directors, tbe former being unfilled to six and the latter to three members. Tbe following were chosen lor the bond holders:?A. P. Rockwell, Boston; G. ft. Morrison, New York; G. P. King, John Cuiumings uuJ Cuaries H. Dalion, Boston, una G. E. B. Jackson, Portland. For the stockholders tno lollowing were cboseo:? James W. Johuson, Enfield, N. H.; George W. Gill aud George Ripley. Lawrixcr. Muss, Dec. 1J, 1877. At tho annuel meeting ot the Boston aud Maioo Railroad stockholders bare lo-uay the report ol tbe directors was aoceptcd and the old Board re-elected. I'KOViuKKCk, R L, Dec. 12, 1877. Tbe annual mooting ol tbe stockholders of ihu New York aud Boston Railroad was held hero to-uuy, and the following airectors were elected:?Samuel D. Uahcock, Heuiy Morgan, William FV Carey, Jr., J. Board man Johuson, D. S. Babcock and George M. Miller, ol New York; Henry Howard, ul Cuveutry; Cbaries H. Salisbury, ol Providence; Nalban F. Dixofi, ol Westerly; John A Burnhum, ol Bolton, and A. S. Muthuws, of Stuniuglou. BALTiHona, Doc. 12, 1877. Tbe Beard of Directors of tbo Baltimore una onto Railroad to-day unanimously ro ok-clod John W. tmr rett Proaident, waking tins his iweulietb cousccuiTve year as president ol the road. HEARING POSTPONED. Rsalhxo, re., Dec. 12, 1877. Tbe bearing of E. P. Boas, ossbier of the Reading Savings B.iuk, on a charge of embezzlement, which was fixed for to-day, bas been poslponed until Jan uary 7, 1878, tne pruaocutlou nut being ready. INGEBSOLL Va. TWEED. Utica, N. Y., Dec. 12, 1877. Tbo testimony ot A. IX Barber, taken before Uarvey D. Tulcolt, tbe referee iu tbo case ot lugcrsoll vs. Tweed, denied that Tweed paid bun 1112,000 to gel the Now Court House bill passed. On crors-oxamltin tion Barber slated ilial 1 weed might have paid bun that amount iu 1?70 or 1871, but not lor such a pur pose or for buying the Legislature. MIDNIGHT WEA'TIIER REPORT. HTRKNT, 1 jxaL OrricsR, J 13-1 A. M. ) War Dspartrkst, Orrics of Tiik Crirf Siunal WASMixuruN, Dec. I nUicatmni. For New England and the Middle Atlantic Stales, tailing barometer, increasing southeast to southwest winds, rei-riog to we-aerly, partly cloudy weather, and tu tho former nod northern portion of tbo latter rain areas or snow. Fur the South Atlantic Slates, felling followed by rlsiug barometer, winds mostly southerly to westerly and warmer geucrally clear weather. F'or Ibe Gull States, fulling followed by rising baro meter, variable winds, partly cloudy weather and rain ureas, succeeded hv falling temperature and in the Southwest ? norther. F'or Teuuessev, the Ohio Valley and lake region, rising barometer, except a temporary fall in the east ern poillon, frc-sb and brisk west to north winds, colder clear or partly cloudy weather aud in last dis trict occaM.ouul light rains or snow. F'or the Upper Mississippi and Low or Missouri val leys, rising barometer, north to west winds aod colder generally clear wc-albsr. F'or Ibe canal regions of tbe eastern ball of Penn sylvania the temperature will contiuuo abovo trees:ng Thursday inglit, excepting a fall below tbat point in tbe northern portion. Cautionary eigoals aro ordered lor Sandusky, Cleve land, Firio, Buffalo, Rochester, Oswego, Portland Thatcher's Island, Boston, Woods' Hole, Newport, New London, N?-w Haven, New York, Nendy Hook, Bariiegut, Atlantic City uud Cape Muy. The display ot cautionary siguuls wnl be discon tinued ut tbe lake stutioua, excepting Grand ilaveu and Milwaukee, on and nltor tbe loth met. THE WEATHER YK8TF.KDAT. Tlii following record will show tbo changes In the temperature for the pusi twouty-four hours, in com parison wltb tbe corresponding date of lust year, us Indicated by the thermometer at Uudiiut's pharmacy, Hkhald Building:? 1870. 1877. 1870. 1877. 3 A. M 22 40 8:201'. M :i:i hi 0 A. M 24 fill 0 1*. M fid 40 VA.il M 40 9 P. M ft'l 41 12 VI 29 40 Ml'. 11 a.? ;t? Average temperature yesterday 42 \ Avcrnse temperature lor corri-apouuiug date last year 2v,s? GIRAKD COLLEGE. ?IW TO'. li'.S INTEREST IN THIS ADMIRABLE INSTI IUTION?TWO NEW YORK BOTH AD MITTED ? AN OPPORTUNITY NOT TO BE NEU LtCTED. * PnuauKLfuiA, Doc. 13, 1877. Undur tbo caption "Tlio Intercut ol Now York la Girard College," tho Hmtai.o, nearly a year ago, called tho attention ol tbo citizens of New York to the fact tbat under tbe will of Stephen Girard children born In tbe metropolis bad a prolsrenco lu admission next after those born lu Pcubsy Ivonia. It appears tbat only two Now York boys bare thus litr bad tbeir names re corded. Ono ol tbem, Alexander N. Drcux, was admit ted on Tuesday, and tbe other, Richard llawktus, was notiUed to appeur, and by a resolution of tbo Uoard passed this evening lie is virtually admitted also. One or two letters have beou written from New York within a day or two 10 Sir. Henrv W. Arey. secretary, No. lu NoutU filth street, Philadelphia, asking lor tbe lorm of application, but It boys upply lu ihe interim t urn iu tho ninth oi Pennsylvania they Will take pre cedence over these Inquiries White poor, latlterluss boys, hotwocn the ages of six and Ion, can aloue be admitted into the college under tlio terms of the will. . If liliy boys Iroui Netv Yurk bed bceu duly registered prior lu tbe inciting ol tbe Hoard in is oven lug they woul I all liavu been admitted, as tho uew buildings that will Im completed in a low days will ac commodate 330 pupils in addition to tbo 650 in the existing butldiugs. This is tho Oral time that hoys born out ol tho Stulq of Pennsylvania have boon aomiuea Into tho college, bonaune the upplicauls Have Intherlo exocuded thu vacancies. One bov born lu New Orlo.-.us was alao admitted. These ohilJreu are indentured to the Guardians ol tho Pour, in Philadelphia, until ibey become eighteen years of age. and until they become twouty-aue il previously indentured by i no Directors ol City Trusts to suitable trades and occupations They uru led, clothed and educated at the expense uf'llie Girard estate, and all that can he done by lay puoolo lor their moral and religious traiuing la douc. No cleigyuivu, in is well knowu, are admitted to tho college, uvea us visitors. DONOHUE, THE .STKIKEli, SEN TENCED. Ki.nika, N. Y., Dec. 12, 1877. In the County Court at Uatb, Steuben county, to day, Uarnoy Dnnohuu, the leador of thu Krio Railway etrlkers lu August last, was arraigned upon the m dictuionti pendlug against him. !1? pleaded guilty to the third luuictment charging him wuh conspiracy against trado aud commerce, and was scntcucod to the Coanty Jmi fur three months. The Court took into consideration the lact that bo hud been punished lor ibu acts charged iu tills indictment by nunther Court, and also that bo had paasoa a considerable time la cunAoemeui under arrest and beloro arraignment on ibis ludnrtmcct. FATE OF AN ESCAPED CONVICT. ? Roxdoct, N. Y., Doc. 12, 1877. Joseph It) an, ono of me prisoners wbo escaped lrctn tbo Kingston Jail, wss toand duad this morning a lew tnilee irom tbe city. Ho had bocn on ? drmntuu opreo with otveral truuips, and It Is thought tbat doatli re sulted Iroin exposure, although John O'Conueli, one ol the tramp*, lias boon arreelod ou suspicion. ltyau was but Novehtoen years old, yet bo was one ol tbo most dissolute and dangerous characters in tbe com munity. Rut one ol the escaped prisoners is now at largo, two having relumed voluniurily aud two rocuptured. AN ILLICIT DISTILLER ARRESTED. Dayton, Ohio, Dec. 12. 1877. Andrew Cochran, who, with several other persons, was indicted by tbe Crsnd Jury two years ago lor alloged lrauds against tbe government to s large amount In the msnnlactare of distilled liquors at Tippecanoe. Ohio, was arrested by tho Untied Mates Marshal teur that plaoe to-diiy. He li.id avoided ar rest at the time ol his indictment by going to Cauads. THE CREIGHTON MURDER TRIAL. [BT TELEGRAPH TO THE HERALD.] Lancaster, Ohio, Dec. 12, 1877. Oeooral Grorvonor concludod bis argument ou bc hnll ol tbe State In the Crelgbton murder trial tun evening, and the uuanlmoua opinion is that It was a powerful aud uiiuuswerauio one on tho aide ol Jus tice. CHILDREN SCALDED TO DEATH. [by telegraph to Tne herald.] Wubklinu, W. Va, Dec 12, 1877. Two cblldron ol a coal miner named Robert Donnli, living at Ueswood, near bore, loll into a tub ol bulling water to day. Una died instantly, aud Ibo other will not livo till morning. FIRE AT SAl'VILLE. I BY TELEGRAPH TO THE HEIIALD. ) Say VILLI, L. I., Dec. 13, 1877. F. Gerbtr's store and barn, in this village, was de stroyed by Oro last night The stock was mostly saved. Tho loss is oovcrod by Insurance. FIRE AND LOSS OF LIFE. PiTTsut'Sd, Pa., Dec. 12, 1877. A despatch from D?uu City, Pa. (in tbo Clarion oil district), rays a fire originated In tbe Bcrlngcr City Hotel, Uorlngor City, Pa., at two o'clock tbls morn ing. lno botel was occupied by John Armstrong and was burned to tbe grouud, with lis contents. Tbo building and goods were Insured lor $1,000. A man named A. B. McCurtney, of Me'cy, Pa., a guest at tho botol, was burned to death. Tbe others nurrowly escaped being burued. The lire spread verv rapidly to n vacant buildine owned by Mrs Ohrew. thence to Kelroy A Crowluy'a New York store, burning the buildings and contents. Tbu property was Insured four otuer buildings were also burned, three of which wero occupied by families. EIRE AT DOVER, NEW JERSEY. A Oro was discovered yesterday morning In tbe building occupied by tralu oilers, In Ibo rear of tbo Morris and Essex depot, and in a abort timo tbo llauies sproad to tbo odlce ol the IVcatern Union Tele graph Company and to the railroad waior tank. Tha three structures were destroyed, but the firemen sue ceooid in saving tlio depot. I he loss will amount to $5,000, tally insured. Tbe origin of the tiro is uu kuown. STOLEN JEWELS^ Lawrence Quiuo, of No 211 Kast Twenty.eighth street, end frank Brown, ot No. 317 Kast Twenty eighth street, wuro erroetod las'l night by the police ol thu Twooty-llrst precinct, ou suspicion of being the parlies w ho broke into tho upnrtraeuls ol Mrs. Ann Kelly, at No. 204 Kast Thirty-sixth slro.t, and carried oil a Urge aiiionul ol Jewelry uud silver*are. fbe police recovered a portion ol tho properly, which was In the possession ol tho mo it at the timo they were arrcstod. HOTEL ARRIVALS. Judge Arthur MacArthur and llicnard T. 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