Newspaper of The New York Herald, May 29, 1873, Page 3

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated May 29, 1873 Page 3
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THE GREAT TORNADO. Graphic Details of the CJreat Cy cloue in Iowa. A Cloud that Ground Houses Into Mat oh Wood. Hones Carried Orer Fences and (i reat Trees Uprooted. TWENTY LIVES LOST. A Baby's Head Out Off and Its Mother Tom Into Four Pieces?A School girl Blown a Quarter of a Mile and Mashed to a Jelly. Burlington, Town, Msy 34, l#73. The Bonttaeastern portion ol this State, especially Keokuk and Washington couiitles. has just been visited by a tornauo which deserves mention for several reasons. Torna?locs, though sufficiently common In the West, are fortunately almost un known in the East, and Eastern readers may, there Tore, take especial Interest in hearing, in profane parlance, "how the thing works." The results of tins aerial visitation have been unusually fatal, and the grotesque and the ghastly have been so Inter mingled that the plainest ponsible recital ol the facts cannot fail to be wkat the spasmodic press calls "thrilling.'' THE SCENE. The scene of the disaster may be described as a narrow path, traced with almost geomctrlc exact ness, from a point about midway between the(Des Moines and Skunk rivers in a slight curve to the Iowa River, Washington being In about the centre of the track, which is some thirty miles long. Far practical purposes wc may take what is knowu to printers as a "brace" and lay It thus:? - At Lancaster, the left hand extremity, the atorm commenced; it travelled from the southwest toward the northeast, to theoentie of the "brace," at Washington, then bent somewhat more to the east, and near the Iowa River vanished. There were manifestations of the same storm In other parts ol the State and In Illinois, and as lar east as Chicago, but along this path the whirlwind strode in Its strength and dealt Its most terrible blows. The day before yesterday (Thursday) wus a day somewhat pleasant In the matter of temperature, though considerable rain fell In the morning. Towards noon the rain ceased, though the sky was sombre and the weather grew sultry. At two o'clock a short and violent storm of hall set in, which In some places was scarcely less formidable than a bombardment. At Harper the masses of Ice that were showered down were as large as a bird's egg, and very jagged and irregular In shape. Near Kiota lumps of Ice fell that were from three to five Inches round and weighed between three and lour ounces. In other words, the people who ventured out were pelted with blocks or Ice so hard that they lay In the mire a long time ere they melted. THE DEADLY CLOUD. JuBt after this hailstorm the sun came out, and was shining brightly. It was about twenty minutes alter two o'clock when the residents near Lancaster heard a low rumble, which sounded like the noise of distant cannon or the roar of a railroad train among the hillB. On looking to the southwest a thin vertical streak of darkish cloud was seen against the clear sky, which, as It came nearer grew louder in ita complaining and deeper in its hue. It advanced apparently at an average Bpeed or forty miles an hour, occupying a inlnute or a minute and a half In Its parage. In width it rover^d-a ipuce of shoot eighty rods? Its height was comparatively inconsiderable. It was, in flue, a whirling column of wind, given a color and almost a consistency by the dust and water with which it wa? laden. Us passage was accompanied by fre quent electrical discharges, thoagh the llghtntng was more frequent and notable than tlie thunder, and after it came a flood of rain, whoa:' fury no ex perience in the State can rnrallel. Where It was prairie or ploughed land the earth was lelt a pool ol water, and the streams were swollen Into tor rents that raged within their old channels with the fury of so many small Niagaras, swallowing up overhanging banks and wooded knolls. THE I'ATD OF DESTRUCTION. The tornado first declared Itself a little to the west of Lancaster, Keokuk county. Of ihe score or houses there it hardly left one standing. Thence travelling to the northeast, it passed above Talley rand aud south of Klota, fortunately avoiding tne village, but laying waste the German settlement three miles away. It then left the earth for a dis tance of nine mlleB, and swooped dawn again In Washington county, tlve or six miles to the north and west of Washington town. It ploughed a fur row of ruin nere about eight miles long, then leaped into the air at Highland township, dashing to earth again in Midland township. This was the expiring effort of Its rage. The path of rula thus traced was about thirty miles in length. In no place did it e*ceed a quar ter of a mile in width, and occasionally it narrowed Itself to a hundred yards or bo. Its course was so precisely defined that at one point a farmer's barns were swept away and the trees in his yard up rooted, while his house, though but thirty leet away, was left untouched. It is well nigh If not absolutely Impossible to pre sent such an account of the appearance of the tract of counlry tmiB traversed by the tornado as will come up to the truth and be intelligible to the readers of the Herald. In Sew York we know less of the force of wind- Of course there are oc casional sqalls that carry away signs and abstract beavers and make the progress of female pedes trians lmpos?lt?le. Hut these puny manifestations give no adequate idea 01 the "powers of the air, which Mlltou and the Scriptures have so appropl ateiy bestowed upon the Prince of hvll. COMPLETE DESTRUCTION. The diabolical Ingenuity of the storm and tne Completeness of lis work of ruin deserve attention no less, and would be equally Incredible to city readers. They have seen Irame houses "knocked into a cocked hat," so to speak, or, perhaps, even unroofed by the force of the blast, and those who have heen at sea may have seen sails blown fro* the bolt ropes 111 a hurricane. Hut the Iowa tor nado does not content Itself by flattening houses and barns into lumber heaps, it strikes a building, and the building vanishes as If it had been blown up bv gunpowder, and only a ragged ?lt where the cellar once was Is left, with these remarks the readers of the Herald will he pre pared to believe In, If not to understand, some of the experiences now to be narrated. Not far from Washington town Is the most accessi ble scene of disaster. Here the storm swooped down noon some dozen Houses, the residences of wealthy farmers, and swept them from the face of the earth as H with the besom of destruction. Mr. Cunningham's nouse and barn were blown Into 8p "nterB and carried away, but the storm conipcn 8at?d f?r Ts^WEhV SHIVERED WOOD boards and raiters whichJell in? th? "J*11?nf ?, sticking there, made the farm look iikc a ireuui porcupine. There was bat little 1 tn agi n a t Ion re - mitred to make one believe that he stood at Agin court Crec? or Flodden, on a battle ground where the terrible clothyard shafts of the archers kad f'?ni'ti ?hirk a" hall. Some of these iracments were embedded in two leet of SOT1 somTVcamrnsTt 'win' proceed with cultivation until 'Hese cumberers mfe da^MU^reltalr bute^for^fcojg wmo archers of the air. Some of tne fowls were round dead with hnt rew feathers upon them, tlie leathers having heen chafed off while the birds were whirled about In the storm amid the myriads of abrading substances. There were lour persons In iiii* house women &ncl children, who were only ailghtlv injured, though the wind took the house i ,..v an(i HUfked them out of the celUir in which kxi StSSffMTBVHSKiS %hnePnexRtt0farm was that of Mr. Davison. He, ... -iff ?mi rbiid and Ihis brother-in-law, Mr. ?. ? ' J. in ?>,'? house when the storm struck it.00The house and ham were wired out as l. they ??".?> n rtmik figures on a blackboard. Mr, Da bad been chalk nguri ? ? aD() Mr. n?unsel ??" 7'k" ,Ki l|P(l ii a few Honrs. The wind STm*Ym C&tUlM L,ody' leaVlDir [ only RflniiM at Ma wrists and bis ankles anil r'yte r'? farm was swept a* clean as the other*. House, barn, granary, the ver> wire fences were blown away. Ally I were stuck foil of splinters. A haystack **" blown into and distributed along a hedge, an ir some human art had contemplated inventing a combined fence and feeding olare. The lUrailtr took 1 re'uue In the cellars and escaped serious Injury, I though the wind whisked off the superincumbent house as a parent might remove the bed clothing i iroiu alaey child. ^ Mr. Alexander lilbson had the finest Mouse anil outbuilding" in the county. The wind blew the barns to bits. The house was in two parts, one of these was turned quite round, the other HOAKKn AWAY LIKK A BIKO, dropping the live inhabitants into tUe -ellar. Of ' these Miss (iardner, one of the handsomest voung ladies iu tlie State, was so badly crushed that. If i she recovers, she will be crippled for life. A hired man, uauieu baker, and yonng Gibson were i dashed against trees in the orchard: the ! former had an arm and leg broken, the latter was latally injured about the head. Two Invalid children, who had been put luto u feather bed far security, were saved, though the wind carried I them liny or sixty yards away and covered them up with splinters and straw. There was not ?. tree I left in the orchard. The wind shelled tWe ear corn in the cribs and scattered it everywhere. Half a dozen fatted cattle, which were awaiting the butcher, wer? blown into a swamp, and one had the whole of its nun A(jD HICK D1UVTO INTO THE EARTH. A cornsheller, weighing some six hundred pounds, was blown some hundred and twenty roils. Mr. Babcock's house aud barns were carried awav. With the furniture went f300 in bills and >1 800 la notes. The apple trees were torn out by hundreds, and a lot of locust trees, some four feet in circumference, broken off as neatly as if a saw had been used went them through just above the KIMrU<Henry Walters' farm was swept clcan. A cook stove was blown half a mile awav. Mrs. Wai ters hail five children, including Iniant twins. 1 he house in Its fall broke Mrs. Walter's neck, and one of her babies was crushed to death in her arms. Tho other twin escaped. The other three children attended the Hnddles lord school, Just across tho road. Here there were seventeen children, wltn their teacher, Miss Polly Suilth. The approach of the storm was observed l?v Minnie Rothmer, a girl of twelve, who was standing at the door. 8he started to rnn home; but the other children, PAKALYZKD BY TB11R0R. gathered in a helpless cluster about their teacher, in a moment the whirlwind shivered the school house to atoms and threw the inmates into the road. The teacher was seriously injured. Julia Conner, a girl of sixteen, had her shoulder broken. . . Two of the Walters children were sa badly hurt that their recovery is not exnecteil. Kallie liibson had a rouno hole made through his cheek and his head laid open t>v a board. The little girl, Rothmsr. who started to run heme. was carried through the air for about a quarter of a mile and then flung to the earth and killed. She was rather A lltMAN .TELLY than a child, for, literally, there was not an un broken bone in her body. Ameng the other serious or curious incidents may be mentioned the wrecking ol Mr. Waters' house and the probably latal wounding of tils mother by a broken board that penetrated her thigh; the blowing of a teamster named Raker, his wagon and team, clean over a fence; the uproot ing or some toiu list ones in a cemetery, near Lan caster; the abstiacting of $3,ooo in greenbacks, which an economical German woman had hidden In the roof of her house, and the complete destruc tion of a large (lock of sheep at the same place, which were tossed up Into the air till, as an eye witness a (tinned, they "looked like so many birds." A WOMAN PlrtKMROWKI.LEn. Of all the terrible deaths, though it was merci fully instantaneous, that or Mrs. Englerdlnge, who lived about flvo miles rrotn Klota. was the most horrible. She was slclc in bed with her baby when the storm came on and blew the house away, as it rose two or three of the larger timbers must have been driven against her bed with the swiit ness of cannon balls. One cut the top ?f the child's head off aud carried away part of the brain. Two others struck the unfortunate woman in the ab domen and neck, broke her into li agments, as ir she had been torn asunder by four wild horses or blown irom a cannon. Tho legs and inferior por tions of the trunk went one way; part oi the chest, the stomach and one arm another; the other arm was torn off and feund sticking in a bank or sand, and the head, neck and a fragment er the bust were found a long distance from the other ghastly relics of humanity. THE TOTAL LOSS is variously estimated in money at fl75,ooo to ?:mw,ooo, including thirtv-flve houses, i,2Cii sheep, ?2,600 nogs, 160 head of cattle, forty horses and all the creps along the track of the siorm. The list or kilted and wounded shows twelve persons dead and twenty-nine wounded. Detailed reports have yet to come in from Keokuk county, and several of the wounded cauuot recover, so that from eighteen to twenty-five mimes will probably be on the death roll. POl'IEK m*RR?CANES. Ti-'<. is ' y Tdi iL. .. destructive tornado, especially In the matter or human lire, that lias ever visited Iowa, thouirh such storms do not un frequentlv occur iu this vicinity. Tornadoes are reported'in 1S48, 18?o, and lsfl'-J and there wa? a heavy hail storm in iscs; but. as these storms have^ generally been confined to the lorests, the loss or Hie and property has hitherto been inconsiderable. A Wind Storm in Kentucky. Louisville, May '28, 1873. A storm passed over this city yesterday after noon doing considerable damage. The wind lifted several roors and unrooted shade trees in all direc tions. The lightning struck the chimney oi a sciioolhou6e, but no person was injured. THE NEW DOMINION. An Emigrant Sliip Arrives at Q,uel?ec witli Fever on Board?The St. Law rence Floods?Continued Loai of Logs? Closing ol the Fifth Provincial Catho lic Council and Iuue of Decrees. CJt'EBEC, May 28, 1873. There is a report that the ship Edinburgh Castle, with emigrants on board, has ship fever, and there Is great excitement in consequence, and Ir.dlgna tion against the government authorities for allow ing the vessel to pass Quarantine. Reports of the St. Lawrence freshets still come in. The water is still high at Three Rivers, and owing to the rapid current the booms cannot be relald, so that logs are running out steadily by the east and west channels. The booms In the centre are considered safe. St. Maurice lumber men are hard at work saving logs. It Is reported that the government booms at Shawenegan are carried away. The excitement at Grals village la extreme. Baptist's water mills are carried away and the river has cut a new channel some distance inland, forming an island and taktn? in an entire village and some acres of land to the westward. The Batiscan booms arc all right. At Trols Sau mnns the booms are gone, and several thousand logs and a vast quantity of cedar has been lost. From Thrpe Rivers to 100 miles below Quebec the river Is full of logs, and all kinds or cralt are en gaged in working for salvage. The ltimlier market Is greatly excited. There were three cases of drowning to-day. The body or ii child lound under the cliff or drand Bat tery was mashed to a Jelly. The filth Provincial Council or Roman Catholic Bishops since the settlement or Canada, which has been In session for a week, closed to-day with Im posing ceremonies. Decrees have been issued on perjury In political elections, clandestine mar riages, holy oils, catechisms, Catholic writers, Cath olic liberalism, the freedom or thcCnurch and her relations with the State. The decrees will be pro mulgated arter receiving Papal sauctiou. THE FOUNDLING ASYLUM. Meeting Last Evening of a Committee of Ctcntlemen at the Foundling A.y lam, Washington Square. An ftyoarned meeting held last evening at the Foundling Asylum, Washington Square, ol a number ot gentlemen who have taken an Interest In the welfare of thin excellent Institution. Tin: business ot the meeting wns to progress the arrangement* that are being made tor two dramatic performance* In the Academy of Music on the 12tli ol June, the profits ot which arc to be devoted to a tunrt lor turiilsiiiiin the new bidding ot the New York Foundling Asylum, in Lexington avenue. Sixty eighth nnil sixty ninth streets. Alter tnc reading ot the minutes Mr. Angcstin Daly reported that he had sue ceeded in obtaining the support of Mis* Nellson, Mr. Kechter, (J. L. Fox and the Klttn Avenue Company lor the afternoon performance, and i<>r the evening there would certalnlv Ik- Hrvant's Minstrels and Mr. Sothcrn; but Mr Paly said that he expected to receive the promise of the support of other l rouiinent artist*. The ticket* will be ready tor sale on Monday next. The general admission will be $l. and a large part or the A'-adomy "ill !"'? reserved at advanced prices. Mr. Dalv had evi dently succeeded In awaking the usual enthu siasm tor everything he undertakes, nnd his desire to rai?c $*.ikio for this furnishing fund will, unquestionably, be realized, tn additlua to the re markable attractiveness ol the programme caused br tlie wondrous combination of histrionic talent there will tie also the reflection that all pur< (lasers of tickets will be aiding an institution in winch every one desirous of ameliorating the -ad social blot upon our civilization should feel It his duty to do his and her part. During the evening's business Mr Kug?ne Kelfv sent $ftn for tickets, and a large number ol gentlemen have also ?ub scribed $W0 each for tickets. The nieces* of the en deavors is pretty well assured, anil the Committee of Ar range uifiita will do everything that is possible, to de serve It. PROBABLE MURDER IN ALBAHY. Albany, N. Y., May 2R, 187.1. Tne body of a man Ave feet seven Inches high, dressed In dark clothes and with a light mustache, was found in the river here this morning. His skull was broken and the.'e" were other marks of violence on his person. Coroner Mulligan win in vestigate tUe case, winch is thought to be #uc or murder. . DECORATION DAY. ALr,n'',l,lt*t" *?r "" Ubiervaiicc?Tht Procea.lon or (he Ur..<| Army of the Kepublk-Thc Confederate Dead Not I "forgotten?C harity and Love Scat ,rr,nK Over the Nation's Dead. To-morrow, from east to west and from north to south ?f tint* vast country, the sweetly mournful ceremony or decorating tlio graves of the dead too roes of the war will be celebrated. It waa thought meet that an auuual event like thiB should be commemorated by the people of the whole country; that those who fought for and tiiese who louglit against the Union suould be held in the equal remembrance of a common charity and humanity; that the grave should be ucutral ground for both aides to assemble at and drop the tear of affection and the floral tribute of remem. brance over the helpless clay with that beautiful seutiuient in each one's bosow of "Charity to ail and malice tewards none." Thia national day of decoration will yet become what every humane and patriotic heart must hope?a day when Northern and Southern alike will mingle in the LEVELLING PRESENCE ok the tomb with a mutual feeling of kindly sorrow for the dead who, sundered in this life, are now united in the eternal embrace of death beneath the neaceful skies of Ood that look down with an undlscrlmlnat lug mercy and compassion on all. uuu,8trumual been aaid that some loyal people in Wash ington ano elsewhere protested against the ircntle and heaven-Inspired proposition to dec* t.lie desolate and siient resting places of the Coniede rate dean in Arlington Cemetery, where, Wet with ruin the blur. Wet with ruin tin- Krui. t rirtfr the hod ami clew Doth wait the Judgment Day. THIS UNHOLY CKl'BLTY may have a few admirers, but the great portion of ^ort'1 we" u* South, eagerly hope fallowed in its purposes, t>ugges ti\e 01 ao much touching sentiment, will never sui fer from the exhibition of party feelinir or be made the occasion of resurrecting and parking th^dt? a?imraH-UP. t,,e "?PK iM,i differences that all Christian minds must hope to see forever in terred In tue grave, where they belong. it is to be presumed, however, that none of tins malevolence which finds its expression in the papers will make its way to the sacred precincts of the grave. It is but the feeble ebullition of ?,! .oh ,.A KAPIf)ly expirinu hathko, which, in the good time coming, will be mentioned on'y to meet with aniversal condemnation. The idea of decorating the gravea of the warrior slain originated at the South ^helr dead were people than ours appeared to be to us. To them each fallen so'dlerwas as with something more than the oause for which he fought, and every Southern life sacrificed pierced the heart of some Southern family circle Thousands of our I nlon boysiell witiiout an eye to weep their loss; but in the high homage a whole nation of people pay to the poor, friendless and ?ftl unknown remains la seen el 1 fur l?u ^lvation or the Union la seen the exalted appreciation^! the services lie {ftrV"?i countr>' ''lowers armotner offerings or affection ami rcinembrauce will be placed on a million graves to-day; and if the people or the i e been behind their brethren or the nnu .'i1? ?memberlng theirrallen heroes bv an an nual pilgrimage to ttielr graves they are deter mined .o show In ruture 110 less or a spirit orreuard ror those whose lives were given for their cause . , . TUB PRKI'A HATIONH to celebrate the day throughout thia .State, in which It bus been made a legal holiday, are on the most ex tensive and elaborate scale. As uaual, the Grand mMrnnli 'Republic takes a foremost part la the ceremonies of commemoration, and the various poats or that, large and powerful asaociation have by this time signified their intention to be on hand THE URAND ARMY M.I ^ people of this city to unite with them in nii??.^iervfnce.of.the itlev ,,ave already re quested subscriptions of money and gilts of dow ers ami shrubs, and their call has been liberally re fa'weU to*'reverp T" "1(,? Sl?,,lfled ti.atwffierit is well to revere the memery of the deceased to afj?'?h J V.IS.* ,>orno 111 u"ntl tllat 11 lH ? duty to give their children goo* clothing and education. They mention that the Home ler the Orphans of ?n M Sa?lprshaa2fi0 ol these litt le ones wlth ?f^ds Vanddltlokt,,e iUHt,tutlon '? <? l^. , T,,E MEMORIAL COMMITTEE. ?u??.f.T ?a clTular to the ortlce? ?f the National t.uard of the city requesting the eo-operaiion of inorr??wVwi?h(l ^i6'1" cormuiin,1? at the parade to morrow, with such good results as liivestheim EnoU large.thC proue!iilo? will be SnconiSfoluy Host No. ioo in belntr reminded by its commander In th? fporottcl1 of Decoration Day, was addressed m the loliowing neat language: I.< t usnt the uppoiutvd time Rather uround their sacred iTIi"iT i Pawlon!*** Hilda above them with the eholci-rt dowers ol Sorinir-tlme' let ui iV! !i!?i?lt Vl efr "IJ M,lu I'elputi to nave iroin * nor;^let us, In this solemn presence riTiew oil? ... i0 1 UT,t* tliowe wfioni thry luive l??it ainoHic us, ? sacred charge upon the* nailon't grMtilud. ? the noldler'a and sailor s widow and oruliun. K,",""u' ALL THE niPFRRENT POSTS nave prone into the work of this memorial ctlehra t w." .'V i1 "'iiisual zeal. The religious portion of the services, which were celebrated last iSundav were more widespread mnoiig the churches than o^ any previous occasion, anu point to iiw prw" pect oi a far larger aud more impressive celebra yeais tllaU httS takcn 1,iacu ID tl,c ,liHt ?i* i ? ,t Tn,J I't' schools have contributed a portion of the vast display or flowers which will mark the occasion; but the floial contributions come irom endless other sources, w hen the procession moves across the ? JIjf r0n ?way to qreenwood minute guns will be filed from Castle William, on Governor's island. . .u 7UE. VAR'OCS CEMETEKIES will have their visitors. Woodlawn, where the re mains or harragut repose, will no doubt be duly honored, and cypress Hills, where 4,ooo of the L nlon dead arc burled, will be largely patronized. Then there is the Naval Uospitil Cemetery, on Hushing avenue, Hrooklyn: Evergreen Cemeterv. hast New York, and, of course, Green wood, ao stately and grand, with Its terraced tombs and its no.ile willow trees, will receive a countless host of liflnTT i ^e*tclie?ter, Jersey, on staten and ?h? F ia? *an a over t,le le"Kth and breadth of the land, to-morrow will be observed in honor oi the heroes who gave up all that men hold dear lor the sacred object or perpetuating the i nion of me states. CEREMONIAL EXERCISES OF POST 113. Post Dahlgren, No. m, will hold ceremonial ex ercises lor their comrades who have died since the ?mar' hnlf-past ten o'clock, at 73 Ludlow street There will be a prayer toy Dr. McGllden, an oration vo,J-llenJ7 Shepherd, and singing by the New York > eteran SlngHg Moclety. Afterwards the I'ost will proceed to Calvary anil Evergreen cemeteries aud strew flowers en the graves. ?... . TRK JAMK" C. RfCE POST, 28, w assemble at their headquarters to-morrow, at i i. P eight A. M., sharp. The members, like all npurr.n?l! * ArUli ?f the Republic, Will up ^-^,#thlnjf. Pr,nc|Pft|ly. t'lno badge on master B'oves will be rurnlshed by the quarter DECORATION DAY II BROOKLT.I. Programme Prepared for the Occasion. Tue lireoklyn Committee or Arrangements for Decoration Day have established "headquarters" over the Post Office, Wasnington street. They will be ready to reeeive contributions from the generous and patriotically disposed to-morrow evening and Friday morning next. Flowers and plants are earnestly solicited for the occasion. The "Union Home and School for Soldiers' and Sailors' Orphans" will be given any balance that remains over in the hands of the committee, after the floral necessities shall have been supplied. The sub joined programme has been made out by the com mittee for the observance of the day:? At half-past two o'clock A. M. a party ot officers ami marines, in cl arge ol Colonel Broome, will leave the Navy Yard in boats furnished by the naval authorities and by Commodore Strong, of the Lighthouse Department, for Farragut's grave. In Woodlawn Cemetery, Westchester county, which they will decorate at sunrise, accompanied by ap' propriate ceremonies. Major George D. Weeks will preside on the part of the Grand Army of the Kepublic, and Mr. E. 11. Hale, of the Tweutleth ward, will deliver the oration. CYPRESS HILLS. I here nrc nearly four thousand soldiers" araves at Cypress Hills cemetery, which will lie decorated early In the afternoon by the New \ork pouts and by those of the Eastern District or Brooklyn. The comrades from New York will march down Broadway, escorted by several com panies of militia, and followed by a procession or wagons and carriages, to South ferry. '1 here they will cross the East Klvrf, and on the Brooklyn side take the cars for East New York. Nearly all the posts or New York city have Intimated their Intei tlon to participate. Rev. Dr. Schenck, rector of St. Ann's on tlia Heights, liaw been Invited to de liver the address. Major Short will be present on behalf or the Brooklyn posts. (ItU.KNWOOn. The ceremonies will begin in this cemeterv at t wo P. M., und will be very impressive. The members of Post Kimball, No. loo, or New York, will decorate the Krave of Colonel Kimball, and then join their llreoklyn comiades belonging to Posts 3, 4, 10 and 84. Colonel John Mali has been chosen Marshal. Captain James Tamer will deliver the oration. OTHER CEMETERIES. The soldiers'graves In the Naval Hospital Ceme tery, in tne Holv Cross at Flatbush and other ceme teries in that vicinity will be decorated by details irom the various posts at ten A. M. MEMORIAL EXERCISES AT THE ACADEMY. Memorial exercises wili be held In the Academy at eight P. M., when addresses will be made by Professor flotner B. Sprague, Rev. Dr. Hall, rector of Holy Trlnitv; Rev. Father 11 alone, of Williams burg; James M. Farley, M. D., and others. The Rrooklyn Choral Union will sing a selection of nieces appropriate to tue vccMloa* THE BROOKLYN YACHT CLUB. Tbe Regular Monthly Mrettng-Diirac ?Ion on the Definition of a Yacht? Ar nnKtmintK for the Coining Regatta*. The regular monthly nievtint? of the Brooklyn Yacht Club was held last evening, at their rooms on Court (street, Brooklyn. There was quite a large attendance or yachtsmen, Including Commodore

Voorhls, Vice Commodore Dickerson, Hear Commo dore Dillon, Messrs. Uaight, Asten, Sawyer, 8mei ley, Waring, Braisted, Ellsworth, Stewart, Whittle sea. Felt, Lee, Piatt and ?them. Vice Commodore Dickerson took the chair, and, after reading the minuter of the previous meeting, election of mem bers came in order, resulting in the addition of several nauioR to the roll ?! the Club. Mr. .Stew art then moved that the names or the yachts Captain, Comaiodore ami Admiral bo struck off the rolls of the Club, ou the ground that they were engaged in the oyster trade. Mr. Elsworth, the owner of the boats in question, stated that the ouly boat he proposed to enter in the regatta was the Commodore, a new boat, that hud never yet been tried. This question finally brought out a rather animated discussion on the definition of a yacht, Mr. Haight maintain ing that the wont was taken rrom the Swedish, and meant, -a vessel used lor pleasure purposes,'' while Mr. Waring held a yacht wa? "a small vessel carrying passengers." The question was eventu ally solved ny a resolution, which referred the mat ter to the HcgallaCominiltee, with power. During the discussion on the number or tickets that each uienber should receive Mr. Whtttlesea moveu that the Regatta Committee bo instructed to prohibit the sale of spirituous liquors ou the guests' steamer 011 the day 01 the regatta. Another gentleman moved an amendment includ ing the judges' boat In this temperance question, ami Mr. ii.dglit moved as a further amendment that the eatercr should be instructed to lurnMi unlimited Ice water irec ot charge. Mr. Whittlesea appeared t# think that the suggestion 011 the sub ject or ice water was unnecessary, and spoke rather strongly 011 the evils 01 spirituous liquors, when Commodore Voorhls came to the front, and. by a lew judicious remurks, calmed the rising ele ments, and after eulogizing the Itegtftia Commit tee, In whose hands me dispensation of spirituous liquors was vested, moved to lay the motion on the table, and received an enthusiastic support. The ltogatta committee then announced u slight change In their programme of the regatta, which very properly prevents any yacht trom winning more than two prizes. The meeting then ad journed until June 9. THE SHORT BRANCH REGATTA. A Lively Race Off Frank Batf?'-Tlie Lulu the Winner. The large schooners anil sloops are, many of tnem. still in the hands of mechanics, paintiug, re pairing, Ac., in preparation lor the coming regattas, but In the meantime the small fry are having a good time among themselves. Yesterday there was quite a lively regalia between six open boats for a silver pitcher, presented l>y Frank Bates, of the Short Branch Hotel, a well known resort of the vachting fraternity. The race was open to all open boats under twenty-throe feet, and resulted in the tollowlng entries:? 1Va-ii*. Owner. SaUetl by Kmilv p .21 8..J. Kweenev ...Captain Joe Morris. .loe Minder*.. 21 11.? H. Kinedley...H. Hmedley. Idle Hour 22 4..T. Taylor J. Lackey. 2il 5. .J.W. f'ruaur..D. Hne.likur. Mamie T .....IS 6. .8. Ketch um .Captain Jewett. Hurt .I'.l 10. F. Bnti'H Captain fieidiam. Willie Coylc M 1..T.Turner Captain Wicks. The course was from a stakeboat anchoied olf the .Short Branch Hoase to and around a buoy at Kobln's Keef, thence around a huoy off the Long Dock and return, twice round the course making a distance of about sixteen miles. The Judges oi the race were ex-Mayor Godfrey C. Gunther and Commodore Hughes, of the Oceanic Yacht Club. There was a light southerly breeze, aud the yachts wvnt. by the stake boat, with a hying start, as fol lows:? _ ? ? ,, H. M. S. H. M. R Emily P 2 1 Willie Coyle 2 ? <9 Mamie T 2 1 48 Lulu 2 S ?> .Ine Saunders 2 3 12 Dart 2 4 05 Idle Hour 2 3 27 Shortly alter they started a squall sprung up lrom the northwest, and thev got "Hall Columbia without a caution. The Dart soon had more than she wanted and made the best of her way home: but the others managed to weather the breeze and continued on their errand. The Saunders rounded the buov off Kobln's Reef, closely lollowed by the Idle Hour, with the Lulu third. The Emily P had shipped considerable water and was doing badly. The Saunders then started lor home without rounding the buo.v off the Long Dock, lollowed by all the others excepting the Lulu, whose captain paid attention to the judge's instructions and sailed the proper course. They rounded the home stakeboat on the first turn as lollows:? U. M. S. If - *? s Joe Saunders 3 7? Lulu 3 21 40 Idle Hour 3 ? - In the next round they were becalmed for a short time, but hiiiili.v caught a geod southerly brecac, which brought them as lollows:? It. M. S. H M. S. Joe Saunders 3 62 ? Lulu 4 25 Idle Hour 3 f?0 35 The prize was gnen to the Lulu, as she was the only yacht that sailed the proper coarse. The race for the smaller class only brought out two entries:? ^ Short Branch 1? ?' Captain MeCabe. Tough 7 Captain t-arlf. They sailed once round the course, and the Touch won by thirty-one sec-ends after a tough race. The races were quite a success, and are only the fore runners ol a series of others of a similar kind. YACHTING NOTES. The annnal regatta of the New York Yacht Club will be sailed on Thursday, Jane 5, over the regular course. About twenty yachts, including the Reso lute, Magic, Idler and other well known flyers, wlU comprise the fleet. The schooner yacht Triton, Mr. 0. A. Thayer, of the A.Y.C., has undergone considerable altera tion in her spars and rigging. The lorestaysail has given way to a balloon jib, and her topmasts and boom have been lengthened. The scnooner yacht Madeleine, Commodore Jacob Voorhls, of the B.Y.C., leaves lor Nyack to-day to prepare for the regattas of the New York and Brooklyn Yacht clubs. The schooner yacht Idler, Mr. Colgate, of the N Y.Y'.C., is laying off Hobokeu. She has been thoroughly overhauled from stem to stern ami is now In complete order. The Atlantic Yacht Club hold their annual re iratta on Tuesday. June 10. The officers of the club are:?Commodore, R. Maxwell; Vice Commodoie, J. A. Monsell; Rear Commodore, H. A. flonge; Re cording Secretary, W. Morgan; Corresponding Sec retary. W. 11. Davenport, and Treasurer, H. 11. Hoglns. The regatta committee lor the season of 1H73 are Messrs. E. Arnold, J. L. Marcellus, W. B. Davenport, B. E. Valentine and S. W. Knowles. The new schooner yacht Ariel, Mr. W. L. Swan, of the A.Y.C., is lying off Polllon's yard receiving the finishing touches to her cabin. Mr. Harvey's pretty little schooner Agnes has passed into the hands of Messrs. L. A. Fish and \V. Ileehc, and she is now lying In Gowanus Bay, pre paring for tne coming regattas. The schooner yacht Magic, Mr. Rnfus Hatch, of the N. Y.Y'.C., is laying at the foot of Twenty-eighth street, North Klver. She will go on tno ways at Red Hook I'omt to-morrow to prepare for the sail over her favorite course in next Thursday'a regatta. The annual regatta of the Brooklyn Yacht Club will be sailed on Thursday, June 12. A number of new yachts have been added to the fleet of this club since the season of '7a. The schooner yacht Palmer. Mr. Ruthurford Stuyvesant, of the N.Y.Y.C., is laying at the loot of Twenty-eighth street, North River. The schooner yacht Columbia, Mr. Lester pol lack of the N.Y.Y.C., arrived lrom New London last' Tuesday. !*he is laying in the East River, oft Hunter's Point. It is reported that the ? oluuibta will not take part in many of the regattas this season, as Mr. Wallack prelers the pleasures oi ^i'lJe' sioop yacht Oracle, Mr. J. Waller, Qf the N.Y.Y.C., Is lying at the loot of Court street. She has been completely overhauled and the cabin fit tings are perfectly gorgeous. Dr. Mott. of New London, is fitting out the fleet little Kaiser Wiihelm, and intends giving the sloops a The'Viaich between tne schooner yachts Magic und Dreadnaugnt for the Cape May Challenge Cup, now hehl hy the latter, will be sailed about the middle oi the month. , .... The sloop yacht Mcta, Commodore S. A. Reling, of the Bayonne Yacht Club, will probably make her tirst appearance at the regatta of the Brooklya Yacht Club. She lias been lengthened some eight or ten leet, and is now the largest sloop yacht iu "'The schooner yacht Mystic, Mr. W. S. ("reamer, or the A.Y.C., Is fitting out for the season. The Mvstlc has oeen lengthened twelve feet, and, in fact, rebuilt, as very fow of her old timbers re IDThe members of the Atlantic Yacht Club antici pate quite a lively time this season betweesi the schooners Peerless, Triton, Agnes, Ariel aud Mys tic. Tncy are all prettv nearly the same length, and the owners, imbued with a proper jachiing spirit, each believes his yaehi the lastest of her "'wie^schooner yacht Tarollnta, Mr. Kent, of the N Y Y.C., is laying off Ba.v Ridge, Long Island. Commodore Williams, of the Harlem Yacht Club, Is working hard among the members, preparing for a brilliant season. The club owns quite a large fleet of handsome yachts. The members of the Columbia Yacht Clnb antici pate quite a lively season this year. The members are all bnsy getting their Itoats out. and quite a I large fleet arc now anchored off the lout oi Hfty enrhth street, North River. Yacht Viking, M. Mahlen Sandu, N.Y.Y.C., passed Whlteotone yesterday, lrom Newport for i New Yort. , I Yacht Nemls* passed Whltestone yesterday, I from Newport lor New York, MARYLAND JOtKEV CLUB. Second Day of the Spring Meeting at Baltimore. Pleasant Wenfher, Grand Attendance and Interesting Events. Eolus the Winner of the One and a Half Miles, for All Ages; Lizzie Lu cas the Chesapeake Stakes; Fad ladeen the Mile Heats, Three in Five, and Village Black smith the Dash of Two and a Half Miles. Hai.timore, Md., May 'i8,1873. With freshness and fragrance everywhere the Him arose sweetly this morning, & pleasant omen of genial hours for the races. The company that passed up Madison avenue aid through the Druid Park?the park par excelltiuv, of America, by the way?wan much larger than yesterday before the umial time of starting for the races. The grand Btaml presented a brilliant appearancc, anti the field wax amo filled with Maryland'!* fairest daugh ters, accompanied by their hasbauds, lovers aad brothers. Four races were on the card, all of which were well contested and gave great satisfaction to the assembled multitude. The secretary ol the course was, fortunately, on hand to-day, lie having been absent professionally yesterday at Annapolis, hence the blundering that occurred in the mile heats. The favorites won twice dnring the day. Eolus, one of them, won the mile and a half dash with great ease, beating Locluel, Wheatly and John Preston, the latter a highly bred but poorly trained horse. Eolus ran to-day in about the same style that he showed when three years old, beating with ninety pounds up a good field of clippers at Jerome l'ark, which was his dfibut on the turf. He was atterward beaten at Long Branch, In a rain storm, by selina, and then getting lame was retired until to-day. Loclilel did not^ome np to the expectations of his owner er backers, while Wheatly performed about as well as he was expected to do, and all that were on him and last seemed satisfied. The second race was betweea three-year-old fillies lor the Chesapeake Stakes. Three sturted, and Thos. Doswell's gray filly, Lizzie Lucas by Australian, dam by Eagless, dam of Mr. Belmont's (iray Planet, won by a neck. Mr. Crousc's filly Satire, by llevolver, dam Syren, being second. The third race was mile heats, best three In five, between three well known cenrsers?viz., Messrs. Davis' choBinut horse Fadladeen, Mr. McGrath's bay filly Jnry, and Messrs. Rice A McCorrnUk's brown colt Wynne. Fadladeen won a very easy race, much to the astonishment of the owners and backers of the other two contestants. The last race of the day was a dash of two miles and a half between a bay filly called Teetotal and the old son of Vaudal, Village Blacksmith. The lat ter took au exercising gallop and won. The following are the details of tue day s amuse ment:? _ ONT MIT.K AND A HAf.F PAHIt. The first race was for a purse ef *400. one and a half miles, lor all ages. For this event there were four entries, consisting of John Preston, by Master Lightloot, dam Ringdove, three vears old: Locluel. bv Bonnie Scotland, dam Bonnet, five years old; Wheatly, by War Dance, dam Kilgonr's dam, , four years old, and Eolns, by Leamington, dam Fannv Washington, five years old. I he 1 latter was a great favorite. Loclilel second chelce, Wheatly and John Preston selling lor nominal figures. At the start Wheatly led. John I'reston sveoud, Loclilel third, Eolus fourth. The horses changed places around the lower turn, and when they reached the three-quarter pole Lochlel was in front, two lengths In advance of Preston, who was a half length ahead ol Wheatlv, who was half a length ahead of Eolus. The latter made a rapid run up the homestretch, and passed the stand two leiig'hsln Irout of Loclilel. who was two lengths ahead of Wheatly and John Preston, who were run ning head and head. Eolus ?amtallied the lent around the upper turn, and at the quarter pole was one lengtTi in front of Loclilel, who was one length ahead or Wheatly. John Preston lourtb. They ran nose and tali In the order given until near the half-mile pole, when .Iwlin Preston -passed in his checks. (?otijff around the lower turn Lochlel trlen his best to overtake Eolus, while Wheatly was kept close up awaiting time to make Ills brush. Eolus kepi moving strongly, and coming up the home stretch was well ill hand, and all attempts to beat him were futile, lie landed home a winner by a length, Loclilel second, one length ahead ot Wheatly, John Preston a bad fourth. Time, 2:4.1 SfMMAKY. Baltimore, Mb., May 2h, 1873?Spiuno Meeting ok thk Maryland Jockey, at Pimlico Course?second Day?First Race?Purse $4oo, one and a half miles, lor all ages. Thos. W. Doswell's b. h. Eolus, ft years, by Leam ington, dam Fanny Washington....... ?..... l J. r"Collin's b. h. Loclilel. ft years, by Imp. Bon nic Scotland, dam Bonnet - ? ?? * John F. Chamberlain s eh. c. W heatly. 4 years, by War Dance, dam Kilgour's dam 3 E. Stanley Rogers' b. c. John Preston,:: years, by Master Llghtfoot, dam Ringdove 4 Time, 2:43H. CHKSAI'EAKE stakes. The sncoro race was the Chesapeake Stakes, one mile and a quarter, lor three year old fillies. Tne starters out ot t welve eatrles were D. J. Crouse s chestnut, fllly Satire, bv Revolver, dam Syren; R. W. Waiden's chestnut fllly Minnie W., by Planet, Oam Edlna, and Thomas W. Doswell's gray fllly Lizzie Lucas, by Australian, dam Eagless. Lizzie Lucas was the favorite belore the start, at about even over the field. Lizzie wus first away. Satire second, Minnie W. third. As they ran up the home stretch Satire flashed away from the others and passed under the string eight lengths In front, Lizzie Lucas second, lour lengths In front ot Minnie W Passing around the turn the Allies became closer togctner, and at the quarter pole Satire was three lengths ahead. Lizzie Lucas second, two lengths ahead of Minnie W. They were two lengths anart down the backstretch. and ran thus into the lower turn, when Lizzie moved up close to Satire and Minnie W. lollowed the gray. As the fillies turned into the homestretch, Satire and Lizzie Lucas were yoked two lengths ahead of Minnie W. A most spirited struggle ensued, which endedI at fheiscore by Lizzie winning the race by a neck, satire one length ahead of Minnie W. Time, 6 SIMM ary. Same Day?Second Race.? Chesapeuko Stakes, for fillies three years old; one mile and a quarter; 5 lbs. extra for the winner oi the Preakness Stakes, If a flllv: $40 entrance p. p.; club to add |ftoo, of which $100 to the Becond fllly; closed with twelve Thos^W.'B*i)swell's gr. f. Lizzie Lncas, by Aus d! r^S^iure;' by ' Revolver, dam Sv roii ???????? ? R. W. Waidcn'B ch. f. Minnie W? by Planet, dam Edlna ? Time, 2:1ft)*. M U.K. HKATS. TIIRKR IN FIVE. The third was lor a purse of $800. mile heats, all nges. West three in Ave. For this there were three starters, comprising H. f\ McGrath s bay lilly,Jury by Lexington, dam Roxana; T. B. A W. R. Da y's' chestnut horse, Fadladeen, by War Dance, dam Nora t reha, and Rice A McCormack's brown colt Wynne lately C. <>. D., by Blacklock, dam i'ara cenia. Jnry was a great lavontc over the field, in many cases at 2 to 1. f1r*t Heat.?The start was very even, but before thev reached the turn Fadladeen led two lengths, jurv second, one length ahead ol Wynne. At the nuarter pole Fadladeen led oue length. Jury sec on<; four lengths in front of Wynne. (Joiug down the backstretch Jury made a feeling dash at Fadladeen and went up, showing her head in front, but again dropping bark. Fadladeen was a neck ahead at the half-mile pole. Jury four lenghts ahead of Wynne, who was running under a strong pull. When Bob Swinn found that W ynne was not following to win he took Jury in hand and made no further effort to beat Fadladeen, and the latter came home a winner by ?ne length and a hall in 1 :4h;4. Wynne was ten lengths behind at th.*corid'//?jf.?The horses had a fine start, and all went away Irom the score as it thev meant it.> At the quarter pole Fadladeen showed 'n ,rou'' second, two lengths in advance ol Jnry. A tint struggle ensued down the backstretch between Wynne and Fadladeen, the effort being to run hlin down. The old horse was hair a length ahead at the half-mile pole, Wynne second, one length In advance of Jury. Fadladeen was clear of the fllly at the three-quarter pole, and coming up the back- . stretch he ran away lrom both of them. The fool- | Ing away of the first heat between Jury and Wvnne now looked like a waste ol cunning, and now thev made the running for him, but. neither could catch him. He galloped honte an easy win ner by eight lengths, Jury second, two lengths in front of Wynne. Time of the heat 1:45X. T/itrri //?it.?Failiadeen was the favorite at 2 to 1 on the rest. He took the lead at the start, Jury second and Wynne third. They dashed away IIkc quarter horses, Wynne making play at the old horse around the turn, but at the quarter lie had his nose in front, and, getting Into the backstretch, led one length, Wynne second, a length In advance of Jury. Going around the lower turn the horses were nooe and tall In the order above, bnt just as they approached the three-quarter pole Jury moved ud and took second nlace. and made a desovi ate effort to reach Fadladecn, He ran awav froni her, however, an<l won an easy race by three lengths. Jury second, Wjuue distanced. Tune, 1:47' SUMMAKV. Hamk Day?Tninn IUce?Purse ?roo; mne heats for all apes; bout three in rive; $000 to tirst norstj and $--U(j 10 the second. T. B. A \V. K. Uavls' eh. h. Fadladoen, six yearn, by War Dance, dam Nora Creua. Ill 1J. I*. Mc'irath's h. f. Jury, four years, by Lexington, dam Hoxaua 2 2 2 Rice A McCarmick's br. Wynne (formerly C. O. I).), four years old, by Klacklock, dum I'aracena 3 ."d.s. Time?1:4V '4, 1:45',, 1:47 !?. PASII or TWO MITES AND A HAI.F. The fourth race was for a purse ol a dash of two miles and a half, for all age*. There were but two entries for this race, J. (J. K. I.awrcuce's chest nut horse Village Blacksmith, aged, by Vandal, daas Cholera, and the ba.v flllv Teetotal, l?y Young Mel bourne, <lam Young Ctilla, four years old. The lutle itettinsr done was all In favor ol Village Rlacksaiith. The race was made a most Interest ing affair to the uninitiated, as the horses ran to grther side and side lor a mile, when Village liiack smlth went to tno front and it was a mere hand gallop for the gallant old horse, lie ran easily, playing with his ears to the end. The time of the two miles and a half was 4:54. SUMMARY. Hamr Day?Focrth Race?Purse, f?00: dash of two and a half miles, lor all ages; $500 to first horse and $100 to the second. J. K. I.awrence's eh. h. Milage Blacksmith, aged, by Vandal, dam Cholera 1 Owner's b. f. Teetotal, 4 years, by Young Mel bourne, dam Younir ITtilla 2 Time, 4:54. FLEETWOOD PAEK. The Hustrf??Conl?jr-Allen $?,000 <'on (Mt-Conlcy 1 lie Winner?Faat. Tlme^ for the S?a?on?Ugly Charges and an* Unsatisfactory Termination?Barney Kelly Winn tl?e Sweepstakes of 9300. ?me announced content at Fleetwood Park, be tween the well known speedy trotters, the hay mart- Huntress, buy gelding John W. Con ley ifor merly Heppo) and the bay stallion William H. Allen, took place yesterday afternoon. The day wan all that could be desired for such an event?the sun shining brightly, causing the surroundings of the Park to look very beautiful in their emerald set ting, The balcony of the elub house was well re presented by the fair sex, and the grand stand was bountifully sprinkled with veteran turfmen and many strangers, to whom audi amusement was new, but all drawn together to witness the per formance of the advertised steppers. It was known, or rather It, was thought, that the race would be a "hot one," anil It was with much gratification that the assemblage heard the call of the bell summoning the horses to the track. The contest was won by John W. Oonley, as will be seen below by the details given, yet there was much dissatisfaction observed throughout the race, and charges openly made that it was a "swindling job," both in its inception and performance, which accusations were believed by muuy. In the pools sold?and the betting was very spirited?before the first, heat Huntress was the lavovite, selling Tor $so to $10 each lor the other competitors. She lost this heat, and yet, so great was the reliance placed in her abilities to win, the pools now were: Huntress, fioo; Conley, too; Allen, $10. The sec. ond heat was also won by Conley In 2:24, ns given by the Judges; but a score ol watches held by competent, outside timers inaue iL 0,2:i and 2:23Ji, when Oonley was made first choice selllmr f.iV-ro to $18 for both iluntr..ssam Allen. At this juncture a veteran tuiiman ap oroaeneil the Judges' stand, telling them that lie ?idanotebelleve that the driver of Huntress was en deavoring to win the race, and also said that lie had given that Individual $100 to leave the sulkv and uiiow another driver to get behind the marc. Ibis the driver consented to do, subject to his * (Mr. Alden Goldsmith) sanction, but l,ie latter gen tleman would not allow the change to bc raa^t, and the money was handed bac k. The next heai was also woii by Conley: but inintreHs. ror indulging In a little running near the quarter nole and an attempt ot her driver, although she was several lengths in advance at the time, of grossing the track on the homestretch, wasi dis tanced bv the judges. Now there was quite a little scene, and the veteran turfman, belore al luded to made charges that the whole affair was a swindle'and that the driver, judges and track pro prietors were all interested In its consummation. Fie also charged that the race was "not or a cent," but only to get what could be obtained out of the public and the pool box, and that the proprletois of the track were seen by him buying Heppo. These charges were not answered, nor, perhaps, should tliev have been, but the whole allalr caused i i nie'is int feeling. It Is duo to Mr. Alden Goldsmltn, the owner or Huntress, to say that lie disavowed auv complicity In such a scheme, as charged, and that lie Intended his mare to win, but Menpo was "too hot lor her." The Judges wero Captain lfflUah Rynders. John Mrlggs and John I.. I Dotv. Iielow are the details:? PirHt Heat,?In drawing for positions ( onley won the nole Muuiress second and outside, nicy got the word at the third attempt, with < on lev half a length In advance, Huntress second and ' Alien third. Around the turn Con.ey Increased Ills I advantage to a full length, Huntress leaving her feel and Allen making a skip, the Muarter ' pole, in thirtv-six and three quarter seconds, was I reached, with Conley hall a length In Iront, Him I tress second, len lengths ahead of Allen. Down 1 ttic backstretch these positions were maiutalno. , but at the half mile pole Conley put on a little more steam and passed that point one and a half lengthsin front, in 1:11. the others being as before. From this to the end there was no seeming possi blechance for Huntress, as Conley had too much speed In reserve, which, aided by the mare twice going into the air. conley came buzzing downthe homestretch three lengths In advance, and landing a winner ot the heat by that distance. Huntress was second, twelve lengths ahead of Allen. Time. a Srcorul The word was given the first time, with Huntress In front, Conley second and Allen his" but all well together au4 trotting leveU Around the turn Conley dashed to the froht, and at the (iiiarter, in thirty-live and a quarter seconds, was leading one length. Hintress seeend, ten lengths in advauce of Allen, who hail lei this i rect badly. Huntress went inro the air on the backstretch, but wa? quickly caught, aim going along about her business made up some of the daylight between her and Conley, the latterJ*???" iiiir ttie hall mile pole la 1:09, but half a length ahead. l p t he hill ?.y the Point of Rocks, Conley Increased his lead to two lengths, and maintained thW advant?ge to the end, lauding a winner amid much applause. Allen was ten lengths In tue rear. iluii skinning. but was quickly caught, and passed Hint ntilnt three lengths ahead in thirty-four seconds! Down the backstretch she lncreuned her p ice, and went whizzing by the half-mile pole in l -os four lengtns to the, and Allen still two lengths behlnd Conley. Up the hill Huntress again went into the air, but was caught In a second, and tit tue three-quarter pole was still three lengths In front? working like a machine. Conley now made ui> little of the gap between them, ami like rockets both came down the homestretch, Huntress leading two lengths, but when at the draw-gate she went into the air and, swerving acrossthetrark, went under the wire on abreak two lengths in front, Conley eight lengths ahead ot Allen. _rime, 2.-4. The ffiivc Conley tho licat an<l rucc, timi ui. ? tanced iiunuess/as referred to above, giving their reasons lor so doing, the " run she made near tno nuai ter pole and her action on the homestretch." Sir Gold smith, her owner, seemed much annoyed at the result; and casting all considerations of fraud as charged, aside, many who are compete.i tn rpTiilf r ouiniouH upon such tiiatti rn < mini* u r lzed the peiul ty Inflicted as unjust and outrageous. SUMMARY. Vi FPTWOOf) I'AKK, MOBRISANIA, N. ' > ?. MAY -S, 187V-Purse $'J,o'??: nille heats, best 3 In ?, in har J'tr ? t t<. rtie first $500 to the second and c.ioo to the third horse. Judges, Isaiah ltynders, John lltiggs and John I.. 1'ot/; (onlp? William H. Crawford's b. g. John V,. conley (formerly Beppo) (Cruwiortf) ?? ???? 1 1 i Morris" Macon?b. s. W. II. Allen (Peter M ft 1166) ? Alden Goldsmith's b. m. Huntress (John Trout) 1 TIMK. Quarter. Half. Mile. First I,rut 1!U 2:J8 Second iieat J.? ? J Thud heat 34 1:08 2.24*% 'Ihe seconil event or tho day was a sweepstakes of $300, mile heats, best three In live, in harness, between Daniel Filler's bav gelding Barney Kelly, Peter Manee's gray marc Cra/.y Jane, and NVilliani F,. Weeks' black mare Lady King. Kelly was the favorite, the pools averaging, Kelly $36, King $31, and Jane $11. Tho race did not excite much In terest owing to the superior attractions surround ing the 11 rst event. Lady King won the first, but Kelly scored the tecona. third and lourth, making happy those who had invested their money that way. SfMMARY. Same Day.?Sweepstakes $300; mile heats, best three In live, in harness. Dan Filler's b. g. Harney Kelly 2 1 l l W. E. Weeks' blk. ni. Lady King 1 * * * reter Manee's gr. in. Crazy Jane 3 A J J TIME. rtsr. Half. Mtle First heat 41 1:21 *?? Second heat 88 };j? Third heat 38 1:}?^ *; ' ? Fourth heat 38 1:15)4 THE RATIONAL GAME. Sew Havkn, Conn., May 28,1*73. in a game of base ball to-day, between tho Mutual and Yale cluus, the former won b? a score 01 10 to u.

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