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HERALD. L I VC * !W £ * M - * -y WILMINGTON, TUESDAY, AUGUST 24, 1875. ONE CENT. L. 1-NO- 2. MARY OP THE NEWS Len hundred and thirty emigrants ar [in New York, yesterday, p bond of Duncan, Sherman & Co., }led in New Yord, yesterday. |re in Norwalk, Connecticut, yesterday |ng, caused a loss of twenty-five thous jpllars. fry rain storms at Long Branch, have canted a postponement of the Monmouth Firk Races until the last of the week. . ' All fears of danger from the rising pjtliltni rivers, which have been so HHNu swollen from the rains, arc now ai fNi*F reception of the American Rifle team ||Kw York, yesterday, was one of the f&st ovations that has been witnessed for some time. The people turned out .jBBJfge numbers and speeches were made by JpKkayor, members of-thoteam and others. ie Telegraphic Dispatches arc furnished to forning Herald, by the American Tress dation, over the Atlantic and Pacific raphic Co's wires. ' Probabilities for to-day. I the Xew England and Middle States and r Atlantic States there will be light rains Khe Coast and cool. »5jf Beaten to Death. York, Aug. 23.—Frank McGcary, residing on Beach Street, was lieat ■shocking manner, on Saturday night by (■own men in a liquor store. McOcary (fljring; liis assailants is unknown. ' Punished for Interference. fTitorr, Aug. 23.—A fight occurred on play night in Jackson, between John Itire and his wife. Moah II. Eker, bi rred in behalf of the woman and re !d nine severe culs. K Allot by Unknown Man, Jersey City, Aug. 23,1875. jPpttlinis Murphey, of No. 11(5 Brunswick Hut, while going lionffc early this moru Dg, W 2 S shot in tlie neck by an unknown HD, inflicting a wound which is likely to ■Mg fatal. - Arrcsttcil on Suspicion. vjfew York, Aug. 2J—Several arrests have a faj fipadc of men answering to tlie deserip nSpK the burgular who assaulted James H.Soo, of Greenwich street, last night. i§|ifcaMoore and Michael Walsh have been h|fld'l>]i suspicion of being concerned in tlie ■ ai lioWNki and the Cardinnlate. MAnox, Aug. 25.—A special despatch to Xcws from Rome says the I'ope h M In vited Archbishop Lcdocliowski to ^iW|oii the expiration of liis term of iin Jtnent, in February next, to attend a spWM consistory, at which lie will receive lukaUgnia of the Cardinalntc. P - « | ; Severe Frosts in the West. Chicago, Aug. 23,—Advices from the re gion of the Grecnwny,Wisconsin, and points In Minnesota, mention a severe frost which iccurred yesterday morning, by means of rhich considerable damage was done the .rope.''ISueh an event at this time of year s almost unprecedented, though quite in In' wit h. the very disagreeable weather lime prevailed through the States. tor vhl lei ■ly the crop reports are quite favora >le. - -—. Poflbli Opinion of (ho Herzegovin ian question LojtDox, Aug. 23.—The Times, iif a leud ngtwttcle, says "If any means could lie leri»e<l of giving Herzegovina anil Bosnia ^dependence similar to that enjoyed by lecyl»„ it would be a great relief to the 'orte, and an advantage to Europe." ♦jjgg.'points to the gradual and Inevitable Bion of the Ottoman Empire. He pro igainst the supposition that the foreign m The l| (Oftty of England might be governed in the itWMts of tlie holders of Turkish bonds. luS Article concludes " Whenever the iomeiit arrives for a further step towards ie liberation of the outlying provinces of |, wc need not hesitate to assist tho ut, if that course should appear de IOYI rabl*, ii At: ie llerzcgovian Tronbles. IEY ABE VIRTUALLY SETTLED. (*i August 23.—The Herzegovina #it is announced, arc virtually settled, ("he Tjj^ki.-h government, acting ujion the idViceiJtlie European powers, has promised lie reforms asked by the rebellious irovtadfc, and to pass such legislation [111 secure them in tlielr civil and religious Ights. : Tlie rights of property of freedmen W'to i*bc respected, and certain political ■Mptrc also to be conferred. In conso IcimM bf these concessions by the Porte, the lj»l(j|^onsuls of Bosnia and Herzegovina fbft been instructed to inform tile Insurgent s klUjrdown their arms. The ease will be H ll ted to special commissioners for final jUlttMnent. It Is now tally expected that iW iMurreetion will speedily terminate and CUjMlj-estored to the disturbed provinces. Vhl rou o as m WASHINGTON. NEWS FROM THE CAPITAL Treasury Abatements Washington, D. C., Aug. 23.—At the close of business today in the treasury there was currency to the amount of 84,720,391.— Special deposits of Legal Tenders for the re demption of certificates of deposits to the amount of 8095,955.22 including coin ccrtfi eates for $185,734.00. The outstanding le gal tenders arc $374,755,108. # the Xew Postal Cards. Washington, Aug. 21.— Specimens of the new postal cards have been received by the Third Assistant Postmaster-Gencral^nd present a very neat appearance, of the card has not lined as was in the old ones as It was found that the impression on the face caused a too groat pressure on the back, which caused 4 pen to stick or scratch In writing upon it. ready as soon as the second form of plates roaches the manufacturer. A Successful Mail System. Washington, Aug. 23,1875. Tha success which lias attended the in- troduction of the through registered letter pouches In the main routs between Boston & San Kranclscp, bas been highly gratifying to the Department, and arrangements arc now In progress for the appliance of the system to other large ollices in this route. The route between Boston and New Orleans, will also shortly be re-arranged to meet tbo de- mands of a number of important commer- cial points in the South, pouches adapted to to this service are now being manufactured in the contested land ease of the Iowa falls and Scioux city Railroud. - ♦ - jAind Case Settled. Washington, Aug. 21.—The Secretary of the Interior has rejected the Homestead L'iairn of Wakefield and awarded the land to the railroad company. The evidence shows that when the road was located the land stood In the name of one Altiert Wood who failed to make good his title; that Wakefield subsequently entered it under tlie Homestead Act and the railroad company claim it as coming within their grant, which has not been filled by the award of other sections in place of those due for lands ac tually occupied by settlers, attempted but failed to show to the satis faction of the Secretary that Wood was in actual possession at the time the award was made to the railroad. The face Tlie new card will b ® Wakefield also Too Much Married. Washington, Aug. 23.—A rather curious case lias come.before the Commissioners of A woman who Pensions for his decision, was married and whose husband, In I860, was married again. In 1802 she was married to another man without an actual divorce, although the law of Tennessee makes deser tion for two years good grounds for a divorce. The second husband became a soldier and died in 1805. In 1873 tlie legislature of Ten nessee passed an act legalalizing the latter marriage, and tho woman now comes for ward as an Applicant for a pension as the widow of her soldier husband. Tlie commis sioner holds that as the first parties had not been divorced at 'the time of the death of tlie soldier, when tho claim if any accrued the woman.wns not a lawful wife of the soldier mid the act, of the Tennessee legislature Ip unconstitutional and would lie void if it applied to the claim. - News from the Nwolru III vers, Washington, 23,1875. The signal offices furnishes the following river report to-day : During the past 21 hours the Ohio river has fallen live Inches at Pittsburg, twenty-eight inches at Cincin nati, and tliirty-six Inches at PaducHi. The river will continue to fall (luring Tuesday and Wednesday. The Mississippi river has fallen four inches at St. Louis, thirty-seven Inches nt Cairo, fifteen inches at Memphis, and one Inch at Helena, where the river Is now forty-two. It has remained stationery but is rising at Vicksburg where it is forty feet and ten indies, Tlie rivers will probably fall slowly at all stations during Tuesday. The Mis souri, Cumberland and Rad rivers have fal len slowly at all the Stations, light rains have fallen in tlie l<9ver Missouri valley and the valley of the Red river. Death of a Minister. Indianapolis, Ind., Aug. 23.—Rev. Dr. Nutt, President of the State University died at Wilmington, Ind., this morning at four o'clock. His death was sudden and unex pected. Hewassixty-fouryears olilandwas the first President of Asbury College having organized that College in 1837. He was elected President of the State University in 1860 and had been at the head ever since.— ncwill be burled on Wednesday. A **'. 23,000 Fire. Norwalk, Conn., Aug. 23.—About four o'clock this morning a fire was discovered *n a row of wooden buildings in South Nor-,: walk, Conn. An alarm was Immediately given and the Noewalk fire department called upon for assistance which was 60 on on the ground, but the flames had made such head way that the live buildings were totally de stroyed before the fire could begotten under control. Loss about $25,000, partially in sured. be A Xew York Budget. Nbw York, Aug. 21.—Duncan, Sherman & Co's assignees filed their bond to-day. Seven hundred and thirty emigrants ar rived to-day. A local railway Is in progress between the Eric Railroad and the New York Railroad, owing to the changing of the tracks of the former by the latter Company. Three appeals from orders in the suits against W'm. M. Jones, were noticed for hearing Ih the General Term Court to-day Long Branch Under a Cloud. Lose Branch, Aug. 21, 1875. The storm which commenced early this morning, still continues with grave pros pects of another north-easterly before to m dr row morning Little or no life fs seen outside of the hotels, and there arc no hopes of. better weather. The races at Monmouth Park have been postponed until Thursday, Friday and Saturday, of this week. No pools will be sold here until the evening proceeding the race. The prospects an that the extra meeting will be a very suc cessful cne. of ® TIIH CBACK SHOTS. TnEIii RECEPTION IN NEW YORK. New York, Aug. 23. —City Hall Park was crowded this afternoon with persons awaiting the arrival of the American Rifle Team. All the main entrances of the City nail Park were densely crowded, one bun* dred policemen maintained order. At half past two Hie team were driven up in car They were received with ringing They entered the Mayor's office, and after hand-shaking, and a brief conver sation they adjourned to the Governor's room on the second floor. Gen. Shaler in troduced the team, after which Mayor Wickham made a speech. He wel comed them home passing a high com pliment upon tncirtriumphs. Triumphs with tlie rillc which he said made the whole eouhtry proud of them. He then shook hands witli the men all around, Col. Gil defslccve replying. He hoped the Mayor and his friends who kindly tendered them tlie reception would accept their sincere thanks. They had gone away with some friends and returned to find many mosc. He spoke of the warmth of their reception > in Ireland. The title of American citizenship had been s possport when abroad. At the close of the reception the military and civil bopics were formed into line ank the men and invited guests returned to their carriages and the procession started up Broadway. riages. cheers. MIL FOB I). BASE HALL—PEACHES. Milford, Aug. 23,1875. Our town still lias charms to attract the attaction of some one yet, (at least Far mington's B. B. Club think so), as the Quickstep, of your city walked away with our boys, they thought fortuue would smile on them in tlie same way, but she did not smile worth a cent, 29 to 8 in Milfords favor. To-day the two nines of this town play. Saturday a delegation of New Yorker's came by boat to Lewis, thence here by rail, to view tlie peach orchards of this section. Mr. Justus Lowry, played the host. After visiting Gen. Van Vorst's farm, they were shown the most desirable portion of our suburbs, then returned on the late train to Lewis, much pleased with their trip. Ex cursions of this kind should be encouraged, as this section needs capital to develop its latent resources. A number of poach growers have stopped shipping, many arc not receiving cost for fruit, and between no .fruit one year, and over production next, tlie growers arc close to the wall for the want of .money. Not until men learn, that one crop will not yield a liveleliood, will the peach crop be any more than it is at present. To avoid gluts in New York ami Philadelphia, should bo tlie question In the C. D. F. association meetings, and in their meetings should agrtc to plant only a part or parts of lands In poach or trees, thus devoting more time and laud to grain, truck and other produce. But as long ns orchards are planted in quan tities, gluts will be tlie natural sequel. At a rough estimate 1,500,000 baskets will rot on trees tills yoar ou this peniu-ula, es timate each one at 25 cents, gives $375,000 loss, add cost of training, plowing, loss on idle ground, making a total of $500,000, thus a loss of half million falls on this branch alone, from over production many drying factories are in operations, but they can not dry over half of the fruit that Is shipped to city markets during fall and winter, and even the old fashion way of sun drying is a failure on account of rain, all operates to show the folly of keeping trees standing that are adding to the sheriff's list. of T. PEACHES. THE SHIPMENTS, YESTERDAY EVENING— TIIE MARKET BETTER, PROSPECTS— FOR TO-DAY'S MARKETS. The shipments of peaches, yesterday evening, from the Peninsular orchards were as follows: To Jersey City, Per Penna. R. R„ " B. &0. R.R., To Boston, To Philadelphia, , Total, Owlug to tlie fact that the markets were well cleared of fruit on Saturuay, prices yesterday were much better in New York and Philadelphia, prices ranging all tho way from 30 cents to 81.00 per basket. Re ports from the west show an excellent mar ket there and altogether the prospects for tho coming week are good for the growers. Growers are now shipping Crawford's Early Yorks and Mountain Rose, with a few Oldmixions coming on. 1 The city markets were better, yesterday, with a fairer supply of good fruit, whish 6old from 30c. to 75c. The rain prevented the supply from being as large as might otherwise have been the case. This morning a better supply of fruit will be on band and prices will probubly rule much lower. 113 cars. 15 7 " 9 33 " 163 at of 93 the ing m ar for TIIH FIRST BOW. DELAWARE'S FIRST MORNING PAPER—THE MORNING HERALD'S FIRST HOW—AND WIIAT TUB PRESS AND PEOPLE SAY. The appearance of TiiE Morning Her ald forms an event in the history of Dela ware, as well as the City of Wilmington, being the first morning paper ever published in the State. It is therefore not, to tie won dered at that the announcement made a week or two 6incc that a morning paper would be published to tho people, was re ceived with a degree of interest not unmlxed with curiosity. It must be known that where j>eople have been accustomed to all afternoon journals as those of Wilmington had previous to the appearauce of the Herald, that tho,'publication of a new pa per In tlielr midst that differs so much ill the hours of Its publication would excite the interest and curiosity that was manifested ..„ , ,, in upon the breakfast tables of our people. Even the ladit'6 had their curious Jpropensl ties thoroughly aroused, and discussed the | advent of the new comer with as much freedom as the male portion of the commu nity, and consequently upon yesterday morning when the carriecs, with strides that showed some knowledge of pedestrianism; served their routes, many faces brightened at the prospect of having all the news to •peruse before taking tlielr breakfast., every portion of tlie highways the cheery voices of the newsboys were heard ringing out the words, " Morning Herald, i-iuci: one CENT." It was a sound that the working man had not heard before on his way to toil and he therefore invested one penny, and if lie had a little time to spare, was in possession of all the current news before commencing his daily labors. The announcement from the newsboys, coming as suddenly as it did, must have been somewhat of a surprise to those citizens whose privilege it. is to lie in bed at that hour of tlie tag, and as they rubbed their eyes and gave the matter a little reflection it must have been a . pleasant thought them to know that when they dec-ended to the dining room a bright and morning paper awaited their reading. Tlie delays consequent upon getting out news pnper were all experienced by iis, and the industry and speed of our large force of compositors were well tried to get the paper to press at a reasonable hour. A large Potter press driven by a flue engine turned out to Wilmington the initial number of the first morning paper it has ever had. There were five thousand copies printed, but not withstanding the speed of the press which was worked to its utmost capacity we unable to furnish the demands of the city in time to allow us opportunity to make- the mails reaching the readers out in the sur rounding country and it is to this that the friends of tlie Herald residiug in places contiguous to Wilmington, anil down the Pcilisular, may ascribe their not receiving the paper until a very late hour in the day. The demand upon the office at an early hour for the paper was large, while the newsboy appeared to have an imusally fine custom upon the streets, and one boy in an hour's time disposed of two hundred copies- But we can assure the readers of the Herald outside of the city that they will not again suffer this disappointment, as we have made all necessary arrangements to get to press at a very early hour, Our eotemporaries in the city welcome the new paper to their sanctums, and speak of it in favorable terms. Tlie Gazette says that it is a paper about the size of their own. It is well stored with reading matter. Its editorial and reportorial staff is large and able, and in all respects the present number equals the penny papers of the larger cities. The Gazette further co-laborers in the Democractie welcome the Herald. work. to sec tlicfirst morning papertliat has peeped In morn to newsy a wen H says as cause we It can do a good A well eon luctcd and ably edited morning daily lias long been needed in Wil mington, but the way to success has been deemed so lmrd and tedious, that heretofore none have been willing to undertake the work. We fully appreciate tlie remarks of tlie Gazette as to the difficulties to be encoun tered upon the road to success, and have therefore fully, prepared ourselves to meet all emergencies that are likely to occur in the publication of a first-eiass morning journal. Tlie Every Evening thinks that the Her ald is handsomely printed, and says If tlie proprietors succeed they will unquestionably deserve success bccau se of the ] duck and conr-, age which have led them to attempt a project which we frankly confess that, after cartful counting of the cost and years of experience in what this community can contribute to ward tlie support of a daily paper, we should not have had the courage to attempt. The Commercial says in a portion of its notice of tlie Herald : find the unoccupied field one rewarding its labors will be for experience to determine ; the publishers of the journals previously es tablished believes tliat tlifl greater expense of publishing a morning paper was a con clusive objection against choosing that time of issue, and accordingly all chose the after noon." Experience alone cm tell the success of the paper, which we are determined shall be n success, if energy, capital and the publication of a good newspaper can accomplish it. I I me \\ bother it will HOARD OP EDUCATXOX. REGULAR MEETING LAST NIGIIT—BUT LIT TLE BUSINESS BEFORE TnE MEETINOi Tlie Board of Education last evening, met at 8 o'clock with President Sliortlego In the Chair. After the adoption of the minutes of the last regutar meeting and those of tlie subesquent special meeting, a resolution was •passed authorlzlkg the Treasurer to draw the sum of $135.85, the school taxes for 1873-74 and the additional amount of $234. 93 for 1875, a total of $371.78, from the City Treasurer. • Committee reportrwcrc then called, when the committee on books rcceommendedthat Swinton's Language Lessons be adopted in place of Smith's elementary grammar. Committee on heaters reported that the accessary repairs are being made. Consid erable discussion about the imperfect lieat- an ing of some of the schools followed. On m *tion adjourned. . JX TIIE TOILS. BEFORE THE MAYOR, YESTERDAY. The Right Worthy Court again, yesterday morning, at 7 o'clock looked supremely and comely down upon the guilty offenders of the day previous. Austere Chief Brady opened his docket and at a nod from the Bench, Mary Jane Hinson stood before the —, She was rather an unique specimen of the mixed character, and in the presence of the court bore a meek, lamb-like carriage, whieh lent additional charms to her dusky J bar a ill for ou Sunday it flew to the uuhospitable back yard of Ellen Diggs, who proposed to ,, dig a little grave for the pretty bird as soon a9 h(jr arrangements for its death could he made. To this Carrie objected, and while | the feathered biped mounted the fence to beauty. She listened quietly to an account of her misbehavior, and when Samuel Mas ter swore to abusive language she nodded assent, and listened with meekness to the mild rebuke from His Ilonor.who Intimated that bail to the amount of $100 for future behavior might be left with the Chief. Caroline Mercer appeared next upon the bench, and lifted a pair of almond eyes to the face of tlie court. Caroline, it appeared had been tenderly rearing a valuable chick en, It is presumed of the male persuasion, see fair play, hard words and high threats were exchanged, but -Ellen taking disere sion to be tlie better part of valor, dug out and saw a blue coat about tlie matter. "You may have the pleasure, said the Court to Carrie, of contributing $2 and cost towards tlie maintenance of law and order and leave a bond for $200, .and you are a free woman." Chas. Blackston was the next victim to municipal justice. Officer Bernhardt led him gently by the arm to the bench. Charles it appears, is unfortunate in having a mind, which is without proper balance, and ns it appeared to be a case in which mercy rather than justice should be displayed, although he had behaved badly at home, the Court thought the Alms-house a fitter abode than the prison. Wesley Simpson was not so easily dis posed of. Wesley has a disposition to be belligerent upon occasions, and yesterday attempted to dispute that a brother darks top peace would prove harder than knuckles and was taken in charge by a convenient blue coat and the Court concluded that $2 and costs and $200 bail would settle the difficulty. Mike Gardner did not succeed in getting home sober, yesterday, and 50 cents with cost, tlie Court said was a fair thing-to do. The Court then gave Jno. Cannon and Chas. Bruce, their commission as tenants of the county mansion over the river,'after which tlie Court arose and the spectators adjourned. SUSPESSIOX. Messrs.E. & A. Betts,the well known man ufacturing firm of n.iachinists tools, of this city, suspended operations at their foundry on Friday, and discharged all tlie workmen in that department. A reporter of the Herald, called upon Mr. E. Betts, yesterday. Mr. Betts gave as their sole reason for discontinuing work, the dullness of their special trade, which has been falling off for some time. Tlie manufacturing department, however, will not cease operation# until the end of this week. It is a matter of extreme regret to t he Messrs. Betts, to discharge the excellent workmen, who have been in their employ. Their workmen number one hundred, but fortunately many of them have secured em ployment elsewhere. To the question as to when the firm would resume operation, Mr. Betts said that there is nothing definite about tlie matter, whenever tlie demand will warrant it of course they will resume work. * Speaking afterwards of his specialty and the disadvantages connected with it when compared to shops that combine other in dustries, Mr. Betts said that there now ex isted almost a stagnation in the tool trade, owing principally to tlie dullness in manu facturing business and having a slack in the demand for material. The firm hopes, how ever, that a reaction in trade will enable them before long to take back tlielr old hands. • Dentil Before Poverty. From the Xew Ti rk Herald of Saturday. Between four and five o'clock yesterday morning one of the keepersof Central Park found the body of a man lying on a bench in one of tlie alleyways. Near the dead man was a revolver, one chamber of which bad been discharged. The corpse was re moved to the Arsenal, and there it was dis covered that a bullet bad entered near tlie left nipple and penetrated the heart. From papers discovered in liis [Rickets it was as certained that the dead man's name was Andreas Fuchs, a shoemaker, of No. 218 Second street. The following letter, found on his person, explains itself: 41 Dear Wife and Children: I see that I cannot do oilier than put an end to my life, for I do not believe there is one in the whole city of New York who wanders about the streets as poor as myself. There fore be contented and resign yourselves. I have no rest by day or by night—not that poverty compels me to this, only the restlessness of my own heart. Wherever I walk, wherever I be. my heart aches; therefore he contented and resign your selves. The suffering of my heart is too great. It beats not like that of n man who has worked with his hands for twenty-five years in America, and earned liis bread by hard work, but it beats like that of a man who constantly robs and plunders. I can not write you in any better way about the cause of my suicide, but that I have no work and do not know what to do. My mind' is not enterprising, and that drives me to despair. I can write no more, fer my heart is too full. Whatever belongs to me I bequeath to my jioor wife. I have a boy who is only a few years old and re quires considerable care until lie can sup port himself; and my wife lias been sick this year and a half. J can do nothing further. Farewell, dear wife, and chil dren ; forever farewell, friends and tlie for for . . „ .. , ..., quittances. Dear wife and children, I admonish you once more to be contented an d to let my bones rest, for they require rest. Farewell. I live at Xo. 218 &cond street, New York. # a fell now soon at was ac were OVU SHIP YAItVS. and ■ of Yesterday afternoon ac five o'clock,Pusey the i Jones A Co., committed to the water a new the | t * ler are building for the of j *. American river trade. The vessel of i ' TaR L lmstcncd the Franeia Ellena, and will j be as pretty a craft, as lias been built in Wil ! ni * n gtou since the opening of the business In J iron ships. She is a stern paddle wheel steamer, one hundred and fifty feet in length, thirty feet beam and ibrty and a half feet depth of bole. She has two engines 34 inches in diametar and six inch stroke. The boat will be com-' pletcdiu about six weeks and will sail di rectly for the Amazon. Since the launch last week at Ilarlan &l Hollingsworth's yards, two new iron vessels have been commenced, on the stocks vacated by the New Lerk. One of them is a ferry boat for the Gloucester company, and is to be a first class beat in every particular • the other is an iron firm*boat for the New'Or- leans Harbor Improvcmcnf Company. She is to be one hundred and twenty-five feet long. The other yards report a* very dull season and very little work to be done. This has been the case for some time past. There are no heavy contracts at either Pusey Jones & Co., or at the II. A II. yards. Tin' new government Sloop of War which was launched at the latter place last year is ap- proaching completion. -- ♦ »♦ - BALL AXI) BAT. LAUNCH OF A STEAMER AT PUSEY, JONES & CO.—WORK AT HARLAN A HOLLINGS WORTH—TIIE YARDS GENERALLY OUT OF WORK. to soon he to Mas the the to out to to led it dis be $2 the do. of THE QUICKSTfiP-ATIVE EXCURSION—GEN ERAL NOTES. This afternoon at one o'clock the Quick steps and their friends leave in a special train for Philadelphia, where they play the champion game with the Actives of Read ing. About lour hundred tickets have been sold and if the day proves fine not less than live hundred persons will go up to witness the game. The Quickstep will plav the fol lowing team: Lafferty, pitcher; Talley catcher; Geary, first base; Clinch, second' base; fisher, third base: Stidham, short stop; Stock, right field; KelIv, centre field Splaine, left field. Tin- Reading team will he the same they played here upon the oc casion of their defeat. Owing to the rain there terday. Tlie Athletics and St. Louis piny on Wed nesday; on Wednesday the Philadelphia and Atlantic clubs play; and on .Thursday, Fri day and Saturday tlie Atlantic's and Chicago play. h The Athletic hoys in the West and the where. There will lie a professional nine next \eai in Cleveland, Louisville, and Cincinnati the proper preparatory steps being about to he taken in each city. No more games between the Athletic and Hartford can lie expected, as the latter refuse •to play tinless the former withdraw their claim to the forfeited rightly refuse to do. was no games yes are having a fine time are well received every as to to game, which they CITY POLITICS. WARD MEETING TICKETS NOMINATED— A GRAND RATIFICATION MEETING. The Republicans of Hie Ninth Ward will meet this evening at the old Academy to nominate candidates for council and ward officers. Also tlie Republicans of tlie Sixth nurd will hold a meeting for the pose at tlie shine time. The Seventh Ward Democrats nominated tlie following ticket same pur ,, on .Saturday: For Council, D. T. Bredford ; for Inspector, Jno. O Donuell, Jr.; for Assistant, I. 8. Price. The committee appointed bv tlie Fifth Ward, Republican meeting, held on Friday last, reported tlie following names us lit persons for tlie nominations' in that ward For Council, E. If. Hodglund ; for Insiiee lor, R. II. McDouell; for Assistant E C 8totcnsl.urg. Mr. H. F. Pickets, most pos itively refused to have liis name mentioned us a candidate, and he will not accept the nomination. At tlie Otli Ward Republican meeting last evening, held in tlie SaVille building, the following nominations were made : Jos. K. Adams, Councilman ; Lewis T. Grubb, Inspector; . Ge°- lf . Casperson, Assistant Inspector. 1 1 .-morrow evening, the Democrats of Uds city, will hold a ratification meeting at 41 li street, between Market anil Shipley street. The meeting will be addressed by Jno. O'Byrne, Esq., and W. G. White]v Esq., candidate for mayor, will also address Hie meeting. A large number will undoubt edly attend. Arrivals nt (he Ulnyton House. H. D. Gorro, Grcensborougli, Md. H. If. Bond, Philadelphia. Jus. Lawless, Rhode Island. Chas. Howard, Philadelphia. C. Wulliston, " Jno. Nicholson, N. J. Ignatius C. Grubb, City, jno. 8. Motliersall, U. 8. Navy. Miss I.izz'e Murphy, Philadulphi; J. J. O'Reilly, " 1 J. Gilbert, Paducah, Ky. James L. Devou, City. R. S. Suulsbury, Macon, Ga. J. S. Pretty as an, Milford, Del. W. L. Stork and Wife,.Baltimore. C. E. Lewis, York, Pa. i, COUXCIL TEST ISO CLAY. City Council, accompanied by a Philadel phia expert, met yesterday afternoon at tlie. tool Spring Reservoir for the purpose of testing tlie capacity of tlie day there for re taining water when placed at the bottom of tlie basin. Several tests were made but for some reason no definite conclusion arrived at and another meeting will he held for the purpose at some future lime 1 . was Accident. Yesterday morning about eleven o'clock, a ten year old boy named Joseph Hltehen, fell from the scaffolding of Hie building now being .erected at 3d and French, He rendered unconscious by the lull, but when curried to his home on 4th Street, soon recovered, and is now doing well Mr. Hltehen, father of the boy, keeps a grocery at 4th and Walnut Streets was Zacli Chandler's taxes in Detroit last yea were $5,025.21, exclusive of tlie wliiekey taxi