Newspaper of The New York Herald, June 8, 1873, Page 5

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated June 8, 1873 Page 5
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1MERICM JOCKEY CLUB. First Day of the Spring Meeting at Jerome Park. A BRILLIANT ASSEMBLAGE. FOUR EXCITING RACES. l^ivshion and Hcaui y in At tendance. ? ? ? Who Were There and What They Wore. The Fordharo Stakes it Won by Mate, the Bel mont Stakec by Springbok, the Three-Quar ters of a Milo Dual) by Snnriae and the Steeple-Chase by Victor. The Spring meeting ?l the Amerkan .loekey ?lnb at Jerome i'ark Is one of those eveuts that can not. fail to agitate society. tiut only 011 the surface, kut to its depths. The ?mk Utile ih consulted foi weeks Beforehand as to the correct toilet for such ?u occasion, anil the tailor, why, he becomes a sort ol an/# pcx, in designing what would best grace the masculine form 111 the Club House or on the Urand Stand. The event or the year looa place yesterday. The weather alwav* exercises a po tent inilueuoe in thw affair, ami for a wonder the respected geutleman who is popularly supposed to take charge of the meteorological department was iu exceedingly good humor. Sow and then he assumed a frowning aspect, but through the cloud iu lus brow he suffered the bright ?uu to blaze forth in ail ins splendor, never before, with the exception, probably, of the day that Kentucky ran against time, were so many people congregated together at Jerome I'ark. The ram that so copiously tilled trie earth the day previous had laid the dust, so thai the drive to the park and back was delightful. At an early hour there were signs of preparation all along 'lie avenue. Stables, usually so quiet and silent, be came suddenly noisy, aud the omnipresent Mary was called upon, sometimes in no gentle tones, to braid her mistress1 hair or to find that particular set of jewelry. Then pretty (suppose we say be witching v) shrugs greeted the passage of a dark cloud across the sun, ana a great many "I thought wis" came from dormer windows. Hours passed on and the shrugs became smiles, anil every dimple that a Tair cheek could show became revealed. Then the cautious John Thomas, resplendent in blue aud Mass buttons, with a huge star in his hat, was on hand, and dimity and silk were soon on their way to that ultiiiui Thulc of femininity, Jerome Park. And what a lovely drive! When rhl of stages, cross town tracks and watering carts, the pilgrim to the Mecca of horseflesh finds himself In the Hark. , We whiz by the bust 01 Humboldt with an apology brief, but emphatic, to some top wagon whose wheels we have grazed ; we bW an <1 >1 ivrntr to Monsieur Shakspeare when we monnt to the Mall; point. wit.li learned importance to the bronze Morse, a short distance above; speak knowing!} of the capacity of the reservoir still lurtber ahead; give a few reminiscences about the Mount St. \ in sent Hospital ; enlarge upon the cow/j d'osif which presents itself bciorc leaving the I'ark; estimate the cost of the Boulevard; tell all about High Bridge and lament over the incompleteness or Macomb's Dam; take breath, perhaps a drink, on the other side of the bridge, and get to Jerome Park very red in the face, very much out of breath, very thirsty and very much inclined to l?et on the wrong horse. WHO WKKK TIIKKJt. The attendance yesterday was iar iu excess ol any previous race. The* world aud his wile might l?c said to bo present. The blutl' behind the grand stand wiis lined with carriages; the stand itself was crowded to such an eitent that 11 late comer had little chance ol obtaining a seal ; the i|iiarter ?tretch presented a scaol white hats and eager devotees at the pools; the club house was filled to overflowing, and the overflow, charming in muny respects, look reiuge on the blulT beneath the piazzas ; the invianum found ample room on 1 he bluff outside the main entrance, and the turfites, technically skeakuig, clustered thick as the bees of Hybea on the track, to the imminent, risk of life and limb. Among those present we observed Mr. V\ 111. H. Duncau, Mr. John H. Pnrdj, Mr. W. K. Travers, Mr. ( raw ford, Judge Mouson, Mr. William Const, al.,e, Mr. 1). D. Withers, Commodore Vauderbilt, Mr. C. Wheat ley, Mr. W. 11. Vauderbilt, Mr. Ccorgc Davids, Mr. Jaiues W. Miller aud ladles, Mr. Charles W. Bath gate, Mr. J. A. Bayard, Mr. and Mrs. Ackennan, Mrs. J. S. Mott, Recorder Hackett, Mr. Fernando Wood, Mr. Klislia Brooks, Mr. Hosea II. Perkins, Mr. and Mrs. BresJy, Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Moss and family, Mr. Motley, Mr. i'ashen. Mr. Nolau, Judge Davis. Mr. W. II. Webster. Mr. 1* R. Kit/.ger ald, Mr. unswold, Mr. Thomas Bennett, Mr. Doswull, Mr. Garland, Mr. ano Mrs. iieorge Miller, Mr. John Hunter, Mr. Livingston, Mr. Lorillard, Mr. latw rcnce Jerome, Mr. Morris, Mr. Purdj, Mr. Sanford, Mr. Travers, Mr. Ackeiman, Mr. Withers, colonel McDanicI, i.cneral Baxter aud Mr. A. J. Itaymond. The dresses of the ladles were exceedingly beauti ful, and so varied 111 character that we can only Mention a few ol tue most striking. WUA1 TUKV WOKE. One worn by a striking tilonde was a handsome toilet ol ashes-of-ro^es poult do soie, with ilie trim mings entirely ol the material. The skirt, a dernl iraln was ornamented with a deep flounce. The polonaise, the "Blauea,*' was especially stylish In effect and very becoming. Valenciennes lace frills the neck and wrists, Peacock green necktie. Another toilet of black Mik grenadlue with large black satin spots attracted attention. 'I he entire trimming was of tti< material ; with tuc exception tif the sash s< the side, which was of black silk, and the ribbon touwn on lit** hIcpvi^. I he akirt, a (Jemi train, was trimmed ou the back wltli four deep jrathcred (lounces, each iieaded by a puff, sur mounted by a smuding ruille. The front was bor dered with a narrow flounce, above which were melon puffs, extending to the belt. On the Jeft side the sash hid the jolniug of the front and back trimming, and on the right side a wide ruille, turned toward the ba- k, finished the last puff. There was ?o overs kirt, and the suit was completed by the "Natalie'' basque, trimmed with pufls and ruffles. This is a style very much worn, loug in iront and nhort behind. The ruffle, wtucii simulated the vest in front, was graduated in width, and is very wide st the neck. Krilisot "Standard ' piaitlug at the neck and wrists. ? , It would be difficult to recall another occasion in this city in w hich the (ioddess 01 Fashion received more homage than yestertiav. The toilet* were bewildering in variety, and to ?lve a detailed account of them would be harder han Homer's account, of the strange looking crait whicu the tireeks brodght to destroy Ilium, some 01 the ladies were so resplendent in jewelry that one was inclined to forget their costumes or the crows' feci which years bring on, And 01 hers, of niriisli years, made the plain Swiss overdresses like regal robes by their heanty. In such a tan talizing state of t'tilngs what can ihe masculine chronicler say but that they were all lovely, posi tively lovely ? AT THE STAM> there were the usual features which tend to make a horse race the best opportunity for a study of human character. At one end of tne huge build ing were heard the sounds, "Do I J|,?" vane* upon ortolan?" "iOe Snrsc going ?o advauue, baby thrown in, 1 ??l.ochlel. l-ocblei, to-day." "MeDaniei's three ye?r old. ' And at the other the inewwant clicking of the sneer looking machines that control ?tne 7'rcnck pools. Between tneae races mum were sandwlcbcd. the loud huazas or tne curses loud aud deep of the winners ana loaera. Tho ladies have in later years takes a moat, po'tteular interest in these races; but, un fortunate# for their chances In betting, they allow impniM ?v get the better of judgment. U does not make the slightest particle of difference what the calibre of a horse Is, if a lady does not like his ap pearance she won't bet onlilm; out a nice, well nppearing representative of the equine race, with A pretty little Joakey. draws forth at once reckleas wagers of gloves and lans. 001 no noun. When the steeple cluae was over, and to anxious urn Bines after the well being ol' the poor jockey who eauie to grid at the ditch opposite the Orand stand the answer was returned. "All right," the 'JO. MO people poured forth from the I'ark through *11 On* numerous .irteries which silent nxhers ami blatant pokfemen provide. The nuu sunk lower 10 'lie Western horizon. I Islets of cloud floated tn the deep azure of the sky, h mist of dust veiled flying wheels ami champing eoursers, and a refreshing breeze cheered those who sweltered on the Grand stand. Kvervthing on wheels, from the ancient tilbury to the modem loo-pouud wagon, was tnere, und everything went as merry as a marriage bell. THE RACING. A better series of races than came off yesterday were seidom or never seen on this Continent. The track was very heavy from the ratu of the previous day, aud, as a matter of course, the time was uot as good as would otherwise have been made. The stoutest horses won the tiat races. Four events were on the card, the first being the Kordham Handicap Sweepstakes; the second, the Belmont Stakes; the third, a purse race lor all ages, and | the fourth, a steeple chase. The Kordtiam Handicap Sweepstakes closed with j thirty-eight entries, 01 which number nine came to ; the post. These were M. li. Sanford's brown coll Mate, by Australia, dam Mattie Gross, and the same gentleman's bay horse Preakness, by Lexmg ington, dam bay l.eai; D. J. ("rouse's cUestnut colt Business, by Kevolver, <iam syren; a. Belmont's gray colt Gray Planet, by Planet, dam Kaglees; D. McDaniei A Co.'s bay colt, Bosk Tweed, by Astarold, dam Alabama; Buckiey A- Tully'a bay colt Buckden, by l.ord Clifdeu, dam Couseqnence ; A. C. Monson's bay gelding Vim, by Kentucky, dam Verbena ; W. P. Babcock's bay liiiv It attic o'Neil, by Bay Dick, dam Scythian, and Carro.i A Coar's brown nurse Ortolan, by Donerall, dam Canary Bird. Ortolan was a great favorite over anyoi the others aud lots of money was thrown away 011 him. Never I before in his whole racing career did he run so ' poorly as he did yesterday. Alter going three 1 quarters of a mile he suddenly collapsed, and, Irom , being tlrst, ignominously retired to the rear. Or to ! Ian won this race last year with lour pounds more on his back, m two seconds less tunc than was made on the present occasion, lie was i said to be in good condition and certainly looked as well us at any previous meeting, but there is no doubt that, if Ortolan could talk sufficient reasons could be given for his defeat The race was wou by Mr WinWord's Mate, Preakness second. The winner is a very fine-locking race horse, and he came in at the finish with some thing to spare. So did Preakness. Mate ran lour limes last year, winning twice, tlrst for a nurse at Jerome Park, a mile aud a quarter, beaiing Kism and Margin; the second time at Monmouth Park, he beat Kxtract, John Doe, Mildew aud Boss Tweed, a mile and three-quarters, lie ran second to Jo Daniels for the Jerome Stakes, beating Meteor aud True Slue, and was bcateu in the Dixie Stakes at Baltimore by Hubbard, Jo Daniels and True Blue. He has improved in appearance since then, mid Is a much stouter horse. Business ran a very re spectable race and secured third place. i.ray Planet is not in his element in mud; neither was Buckden. Uattie O'Kcil and Vim had no business in such company. The second race? the Belmont stakes? was a grand atlair, as it always has been since me in auguration of Jerome I'ark. For this stake there > were seventy-live entries; but, when Mr. Wlieatly finished weighing the jockeys for the race he found they numbered but ten, many owners of other entries uot wishing to endanger their horses on so heavy a course. The tluee-year-olds ttiat came to the post were:? D. McDauicl'a chestnut colt Spriugbok, by Australian, dam Hester; A. Belmont's dies tn us colt fount d'Orsav, by Ken tucky, dam Lady Blesslugton ; Hunter A 'i'i avers' black colt, Strachtoo, by Parmesan, dam May Bel! ; Clark At Grimstead's brown colt Waverley, by Australian, dam Cicily Jobson; Hunter A Travers1 chestnut colt Keviier, by Censor, dam Jennie Bose; M. A. latteli's chestnut colt FcUowcralt, by Australian, dam Aerolite; A. Bel mont's imported bay colt, by Breadali><ine, dam Kllermirc; s. D. Bnicc's chestnut colt Gal way, by Concord, dam Mauriina; F. Morris' chestnut colt Lone Branch, by Kcnpse, dam Motile Jackson, and D. 1). Withers' imported chestnut colt Stouehenge, by Blair Athol, nam coimbrn. Belmont and Me Daniel's entries sold lor m arly equal amounts m the |?ools, they having the call over ali the others, and they ilnjshed tlrst and second. Jut-Daniel's Springbok carrying off the prize. Tills is the third year in succession thai M< Daniel and his partners have won the Belmont Siakes. They won it in i?71 with Harry Basse It ; last, year with Jo Daniels, and now with Spiiiigbok, aud on being asked yes terday afternoon when they intended lo quit, one of tin- confederacy said that they had the "tools" to win it twice more, spring bok is a line, slashing lug oolt, of great power aud speed, and lie run through the mud as 11 lie likca it; still there was one. close to him at the Qiusli who, had he been ridden on tiie same side ol the track with Springbok, 'he ream might have been different, Count d'Oi'aav had on ids back Mr. Belmont's late imported jockey, Kvans, Ins ftrsi mount in this conn try , and a capital rider be is; but we think lie made the mistake of keep- , ing oil tlie inside ot me track, where it was heavi est, "while the rider ot Spriugbok took his horse to the ontside, where the track whs much ueiter. Should there be any doubt in the m. nils ol the Irieuds of the two homes as to winch is best we advise them Hi wait patientJv until me two come logo the i in toe Jerome stakes ai the Fall meeting, 'l'hev are bolli capital race horses. Hunter A i rav ers' imported colt Strachlno ran a very excellent | race aud secured third place. Mr. Withers' im- j ported colt Stouehenge showed a great deal of i speed at the begiuntngo! the race, but when lie got into the deep going irom the half mile lo the | t hree-quarter pole he cui it shamefully, and ! from being tlrst fell away to the rear tti a few i seeoinls. Clark A- Gnhstead's bay colt Waverley | ran like a race horse, ami no doubt will prove hun- ; sell a good one beiore the Summer is over. \cs- j terday's track was not a proper one to test a colt's ! I racing powers, a*- the (Incst colts ever bred havo I acted meanly in a stlckv, holding track. I:, is no '? I kind ol use reviewing ail the r turners m ilns raw. 1 | but, placed in a group, it would be dilticuli mget 1 i together a much liner lot in any couut) v. t The third race was a das'i of "three quarters ul a ! mile lor a purse, lor which there were cieveu : entries ol all ages. 'I he lot, comprised Mr. W. c. | Conner's chestnut Ally sunrise, i?y llauei, dam Ultima, :t years old, H4 lbs. ; i. \\. Dosrell's i-h-st nut horse Fadhtdeen, by War Dance, dam Nora t'rema, agod, lifl ifis. : Hunter A IVavers' chestnut filly ({nits, oy Kcllpae, dain Columbia, :> years old, ! 84 ids. ; Carroll A (oars chestnut lllly The Vui>?, by Australian, dam '/.one, a years old, 84 lbs. ; D. I Buckley's chestnut mare Chickabiddy, by Aus tralian. dam Kate Hayes, 6 years old, 113 lbs. ; D. I McDauiel A Co.'s bay tiily. by Leamington, dam Wombat, 3 years old, 84 lbs. ; John Hogers a-. Son's ! bay geldlug Manitoba, by Leamington, dam Belie, ] 4 years old, 98 ibs. : J. F. Clumbei Iain's gray geld- | ing Brenuus. by Lightning, dam Brenna, 4 years i old, lo.r> lbs.; George Denison's bay gelding | Masms, by Prophet, darn Jessie Dixon, j 6 yciirs old. 99 lbs., and M. II. Snn ford's team, | comprising brown lior>te Binguinin, by Asteroid, i nam Bay Leaf, a years olu, iw lbs., ami bay itelaing Mildew, by Lexington. dam Mild ted, 4 years { old. SI8 lbs. The last named made ii dead heat with Sunbeam, bin having what the judges termed I "made a cross," they gave the race lo sunrise, ami I disqualified both ol Mr. Sanford's horses, iiltigamin | being at the Onish as good as any of them and 1 away tin the oilier side ol t lie trick. Fadladeen j was given second place and there was no third place assigned to any of the others. Sunrise Is quite a pretty little racing nil v, with a great deal ! of speed, but whether she will lie able t,<> pack up weight is a question that will be solved if she | appears In the ladies' Stakes, to be run next Wednesday. Willi the exception of the four horses ' above named t lie others engaged tn the race didn't amount to much. The lonrth and last race of the day was a steeple chase, lor a purse, which closed with four entries, three of which came to the post. These were Mr. i Waldeu's bay horse Victor, by Cncle Vic, dam bv I Scythian, 4 years old, carrying Ms lbs. ; D. J. Bannatyue's brown gelding Dufft, by Hunter's j Lexington, dam Olio, aged, lfir; ibs., an<t J. K. Coffin's bay horse I.ochlei, hy Bonnie Scotland, dam | Bonnet, ft years old, Ift4 Ibs. Loclnei was the ; favorite over ttie field at ouds. He, however, fell at the wafer jump and was beaten. Duffy, the ' next in favor, refused the stone wall at the top of the lull in the picnic grounds, and fell so far behind ttiat Victor beat, him home and won tne race. In one pool Victor sold lor $w, while l^oclilel and Duffy brought together $700. The following arc tne details of the running aa it I came off:? The First Race. Forphaii Handicap swmcprtakbs of $60 each, half forlelt, and only $10 If declared hy the 20th of May, with $600 added, the second horse to receive $200 out of the stakes; one mile and a quarter:? M. H. Saniord's br. c. Mate, by Australian, dam Mattie Gross. 4 years old, 104 lbs., swlnn 1 M. H. Sanford's b. h. Preakness, by Lexington, dam Bay l*af, e years old, 112 lbs., w. Hay ward 2 D.J. Crouse's cli. c. Business, by Itevolver, dain Svren, 4 years old, W2 lbs., Hapster 3 A. Belmont's g. c. Gray Planet, by Planet, dam Kogiesw, 4 years old, loo lbs., Bvana. 4 D. Mc Daniel A Co.'s h. c. Boss Tweed, by Aste roid, dam Alabama, 4 Tears old, 90 lba.. W. Clark I Buckley & Tuliey'a b. c. Buckden, by Lord cilf den, dam Consequence, 4 years old, 102 lbs., K. Hay ward ' 6 A. c. Monson's b. g. Vim, by Kentucky, dam Ver bena, 4 years old, 7S II*., Reid. 7 w- n- "flock's b. f. Uattie O'Neil, by Bay Dick, dam by Scythian. 4 years old. 90 lbs., Marshall. 8 Carroll A Coar s br. h. Ortolan, by Donerail, dam Canary Bird, e years old, 112 lba., Uaffety 9 Time, 2:1c. THE BBTTINO. Ortolan $60 100 120 .too 3fto saniord's entries 2# 70 no 210 240 Gray Planet 16 30 40 100 Buckden m 40 40 aa 100 Business 14 40 100 I6S The field 10 at) 4ft 70 Ufl tub hack. The horses had a capital atsrt, from the three quarter poie, and ifhen Uicy paMkd Die furlong pole on the btretcb Buckden appeared ifi Boat, Gray Planet second, Mate third, Ortolan fourth, the oii.crtj gniiig along tliron^h t!ie < eop mn<1 bent they could. When they pas&ud under the wire at ?.Cu <,r;,V Flu not waw a trifle iu front 5, i!e,l> "ftolan, tmrd, Business ronrtti, Proak MuU' Hat tic O'Neil seventh, Vim e.^nth, and Ross Tweed ninth. They ran nronnd toe upper turn in a cluster, and at the quarter pole Ortolan took the lead away irorti Gray Planet, buckden third, Preakncss lourth, Mate ti'th, Husl /Ifi?.?1*"1' 0,m "t-'vcnth, Uoes Tweed eighth, liattie 0 Nell ninth. As the liorsea passed under the bluff ortolan allowed the way, Gray 1'lanet second, Buukden third, PreakncHs fourth. Mate fifth, Husi ness sixth, Vim seventh. Boss Tweed eighth, Hattie U Neil uinui. The holies then passed around the hill out of sight, but when they appeared agnin PrcakiicsH was in iront. Mate second, Gray i mnet, third, Buckden fourth. Bu-Uness fifth. Boss Tweed sixth, ortolan seventh, the latter having gone all to piece**, and was practically out of the race. Vlin and Battle were eighth and ninth. As the horses reached tne thrcc-nnartcr pole the race appeared sure to Mr. Sandiord's colors, as I'reakuess au<l Mate had all the others beaten. The dark blues came in as they pleased, Mate winning by half a dozen lengths, Preakneps second, two lengths ahead of Business, wuo was a neck lu front 01 uray Planet, tho latter Ot ing hail a I?ukiii ahead oi Boss Tweed, Buckden sixth, Vim seventh, Ilattio O'Neil eighth. Ortolan ninth. Time, 2:io. The Kocond Race. Bki.mont stabbh for three-yearo'ds, $100 each, liali forlcit, with $1,600 added by tin Club. Mr. Bel njont, President oi the Club, al.?o added $1,000 in plate, with the condltloii that should Ills stable win it, it would be Klven to the Ladies' Stakes, to bo run at the second day of the meeting. One mile and five lurlo.igs. D. McDauiel A Co.'s eh. e. Springbok, by Aus tralian, dam Uester (Hoe) ... 1 A. Belmont's ch. c. fount li'Orsav, by Kentucky, dam Lady Blessington (Kvans) 2 Hunter A iTavers' imp. blk. e. Straehuio, by I'ar mesan, dam May Bell (Gray) 3 Cl.uk A Grinstcad's b.. c. Waverlej, by Austra- ? nan, dam flcily Jobson (W. Hayyvarci) 4 Hunter A Travers' b. c. Reviler, by Censor, d'aiu Jennie liose (McAdaius) 5 M. A. Udell's ch. c. Pellowcralt, by Australian' dam .ttrolite (Thomas) n A. liclrnout's b. c. by Breadalbane, dam Elie'r'. mire (Palmer) 7 ?'w'' Hru<:#'s l'r|> c. Gaiwa>, by concord, daiu Mandlna (Barbeei ? F. Morris' ch. c. Long Braneh. by hcllpse, .lam Molly Jackson (Sparling) ? ? D. 1). withers' imp. b. c. stonehenge, i?y Blair Athol, dam ( onuiu-a tHolloway) 10 Time, 3 :0l this bkvtink. Belmont's $^7.'. iuo 07 '? 826 25.. McDamel's 100 ?7f> 74 - 210 Hunter A Travers' 95 tor, 40o m 150 t larK A Grins lead's 100 4 j;, 40;, |0;( Morris' 9., ?i, 260 300 100 Wither's / ^r,) Klttell'A 5 | j;j3 | h;, i;w lso w, Bruce S s. ( 30) thr hack. I he horses had a very lair start from under the iiiwi, straehino leading, .springbok second. 1 ellow cr.Ut third, liie others lu a buneh. They passed away behind the hill in a moment, aiid when tney ajipcared on the lower mm Feilow craft whs showing the way, Stracliino second, fount d'Orsay third, Breadalbane lourili, stonehenge lirtd, Waverley sixth, the other** trailing. As they came into the home stretch Felloweraft still was leading: Straeluno second, Springbok third, Breadalbane lonrth, Count d'Orsay fifth, Stonehenge sixth, Waverley seventh, Beviler eighth, Galway ninth. Long Branch tenth. Hnnnlng up the homestretch at a racmp pace, Htoneiicinfe led under the wire halt a length, Fel lowcralt second, Breadalbane third, sprlnsrbok: lourili, Count d'orsay fifth, Waverley sixth. Itevlier seventh, Stracliino eighth, Galway ninth and Lonir Braneh tenth. .Stonehenge was still in Iront aronnd the upper turn and 10 the ouarter pole; but as 1 he horses came down to the bluff Sprlnir bok sprabi; to the front, Stonehenge second. Count d orsuy third, Straehino fourth, Kellowcralt fifth, waverley sixth, Rreadalbaue seventh, Reviler eighth, Galway ninth, Lour Branch tenth. Tliev passed around the hill In ibis way; nut when they appeared again Springbok was leading four lengths away from fount d'Orsay second, Straehino third, the others all seemingly beaten. Stonehenire was last. Springbok and count d'Orsay had a lively struggle up the homestretch. Springbok 011 the outside ol the track and fount d'Orsay close to the fence in the deepest mud, and when thev passed under the wire springbok led one length, fount <1 I Orsuv second, six lengths in front or Stra ehino. W averley a good fourth, Beviler fifth, Fei Jowcraft six til, Hrcadalbane seventh, ualway Time ' oif l!,ancl1 ninth- Stonehenge tenth. Tl?* Third Race. PmsK $400, lor all ages; entraiNie monev to the second horse; maidens, if t nice years old, allowed ?libs.; ir four years old, 7 lbs.; l: five years or ui? waros, VI lbs. Three-quarters or a miitv W. M. Conner's b. r. Sunrise, by Planet, dam Lltlina, 3 years. 84 lbs.. Kobiuson 1 J. W. lloswell's eli. Ii. l'adladeen, by War Dance dam Nora fi-eiiia, aged, llti lbs., J. Henry : l Hunter A Travers' ch. I. Quits, by Kclipse, dain " Columbia, .1 years old, 84 lbs., Milliu?n f, Carroll Afoar's b. 1. 'IheMursc, by .Vustralinu daiu /.one, 3 years old, 84 lbs., Qnlnn c D. tlackley's cli. m. Chickabiddy, oy Australian, dam kate Hayes, a years old, 113 lbs., N. Hav ward ' J . D. McDanlel A Co.'s i,'. ' r.' by' LeaimnKtoii,' dam ' Wombat, 3 years old, 84 lbs., W. flark. .. . ... u John Lodgers A Son's K jf. Manitoba, by Leain in(ft.on, daiu Belle, 4 years old, !ii> lbs.. Luke land J. 1'. f hatnberlain's gr. Lrenuus, by Lichtniuir dam Brenna, 4 vears old. 10.1 lbs., Barbee. . . . in George Henison's b. r. Mhsciis. by Prophet, daiu Jo?sle Dixon, years old, liy lbs., Manee U M. 11. Sanlord's b. Ii. BiURannn, by Asteroid, dam Bay I-eaf, 6 years old, 102 lbs., Swinns.... 0 M-.,H.',Sa!,l'or,rH ?? Wildcw, by Lexingioti, dani Mildred, 4 years old, jbs., Feeks 0 Time, 1 :ao. TliK BUTTING. 310 100 660 100 ladladeen ?o 120 120 i:to 1 Media 11 lei s6 ieo uo 325 I 40 100 100 10" > Field, 16.'. 1heXur.se 40 40 20 60 1 Meld 105 05 100 180 1 TDK RACK. 1 lie horses were started on the fractional track iu very good order, and they dashed away ranidiv Ouits taking the lead, but she was passed bv sun !i1.?.l,,n'ore tfl7 ^c bluff. 1 |K.y ran around the lull in a cluster, and when they appeared in sljfiit on the lower turn Mildew was leadluu Sun rise second. Quits third, The Nurse lourth, Fadla uccju fiitn, < iiickiihiiMy sixin, Hin^onun .sevent.Ii Brcunufl eijrluii, Mbhcus uiutYi. Muuitoba tenth, M<> 1 anic s filly eleventh. A fine run up the -home, stre'eh, each jocU^y picriuir what he supposed the Vr. 1 01 the i.r,l<:K' blo"ght Sunrise, Fadladeen and Mildew on the far side or the track so close oge her 1 hat they collided imrnedlatelv in iront. of the Judges stand, while Blngamin appeared to be alijmt on even terms with them on the opposite side of the course. Sunrise and Mildew made a dead heat: but, 011 account of a "cross," Mildew was disqualified and l'adladeen Ri\en second place Bingauiin was lourth, but he belonirlnir to Mr. Saniord was also disqualified with Mildew. N'o J:!! V,? S-Hsitfn71 L? ar>y horse, but Quits uune iu filth, The Nurse sixth. Chickabiddy seventh. McDanlel s filly eighth, Manitoba ninth, Brennus tenth, Mascus elevepth. Time, 1:20. The Fourth Hare. Stheim.k Chask, Purse #700, or which j;oo to the second horse; welter weights; entrance free; three or more to start; about two and a half miles. J. Walden's b. h. Victor, by I'ncle Vic, dam by Scythian. 4 years old, 148 His. (Sutcliffe) l D. J. Baniiatyne'g br. v. Duffy, by Hunter'a Lex . '^toisdam01lo,aKed. 103 lbs. (Murphy) 2 J' n 1 H b. h. Lochlcl, by Konnie Scotland, dam Bonnet, 5 years old, 154 lbs. (Mldjreicy) o Time, 6 :2?. _ _ TIIB BBTriNO. h0SS,el $.100 1 375 ??? 180 ItiO 175 ' lctor :t0 30 a a, THE KACEr ^,Th? horses were started from the foot of the bluff and ran in a northerly direction, where, alier going about eighty yard#, they had to tump a hur dle which was placed on the fractional track. Victor led the way, Lochicl second, Duffy third, i hey then ran to the beginning of the iractional track, aud then, racing to the west, pimped into the north fleld over a brush Icnce. Duffy showed the way over this, f^chlel second, Victor third. Ihe horses then circled around the fleld until they < nine to a brush lence, winch was prettily passed over in the order given above. They then ran out of the field on to the track at the foot of the . T 0 R hur,"e had to be taken. Duffv aud Lochlel Jumped clean over it, bnt when Victor made the efiort he struck it so nard that he turned over the whole of tue centre part of it. The horsea then rau Into the south fleld, where tliev Jumped a brush fence, and then, skirmlsning around two lower end of the Held, they jumped over two ditche*, aud wheeling to the left, came over to ',on,e,,re,ch, below the furlong post. Here they paused over a brash fence, ?? -,?en1 came "P towards the stand for the water Jump. There had been no change in the positions of the horsea thus far. Duffy was still /??r lengths, LochleL second, a dozen ?hA hir, i? v,elor- A" eyes were riveted on . hoi ses as they came to the water. . Duffy ^ landed safely and dashed on with the race. Not so with Lochlel. He lumped 7,hen "e lan^d he fell, th?ew Ing Mldgeley, his rider, a burster, on the hard ,1?orRe ju?P,n* ?*er him and following I8 urdle. Mldgeley was picked op and earned away beiore Victor came to take the leap. Dnffy waa more than one hundred and fifty yards ahead of Victor at this time, but when he ran up the hill at the picnic ground he refused Sin11* ana turning came galloping down the hill again. Belorc he waa turned about and made the stonewall Victor waa a furlong *1(| r,uflr> * chances seemed entirely ,r on a8 tot he oould go down !?.? ??k8,ntoth* north held, then over a atone r.nth an? ?Ter * hurdle; then Into the sooth field over a hordle and two ditches; fent after jumped the last ditch, Hotcllffe, his rider, missed his way, and blnndered abont nntti Duffy ^,fia(1?,,p,.con8,derablv of his lost ground. Vus 08 1 on to the regular track, with Dnffy after him, dbd a most exciting strnirffle enaued, which was ended by Victor winning the race by half a length amidst the wildest shouts or AilrtVhnS rr buj'Dtf the "Short ends/' RAVASES BY FIRE. Extent of the District Burned in Toledo, Ohio. The Hyde Park Woollen Mills De stroyed?Worth $500,000. Extensive Conflagration in De troit, Mich. Toi.buo, Ohio, June 7, 187't. TUe horned district embraces about one-half of the block bounded by Summit, Adams, St. Clair and Madison streets. The buildings destroyed wore those occupied by Brooks, Chase A Crofts' trunk factory; three frame dwellings adjoining, the first occupied t>y Harvey chase, the second by Mrs. Mar vin as a boarding house and the third by Mr. Thomas. All were situated on St. Clair street. Those destroved on Summit street were the stores ol Frederick Katou A Co., dry goods; Mr. Hunker, confectionery; W. w. Vlcoru, Jewelry ; C. H. lioe.k, Ells A Robertson, merchant tailors, and Mr*, shlb ley, hair goods. The block occupied by T. tJ. Brown A Co.; booicv, Paine Brothers, fancy goods and ttatr works, and S. J. Ward, Jeweller, was partially wrecked. Tlio greater portion of the confn's of all these building" whs removed and saved, out in a damaged condition. Nearly all the stores on the northwesterly side of Summit street, on Hie Hue of the Are. were emptied of their stoeKs, which arc now being replaced, preparatory to the resumption ol business. The trunk factory In which tiic Are orhnuated was owned by J. H, Campbell, was valued at $-20,000 and was insured lor $111,000. Messrs. Urooka, Chose A Croft value their BtoeK at $*.15,000; insuranco $17,000 to $18,ooo. Eaton A co. value their stock al from $7.1,000 to $loo,oou, and their loss will probably reach ivom $40,000 to $.">0,000; insurance, $65,000 t<> $7fi,000. the building was owned b.v M. Hunker, and was valued at. $20,000; insurance, $0,000. The store occupied by Hunker and owned by II. S. Walbrldge was damaged to the e\ten< of $20.000 ; partially insured. Hunker's stock is valued al *l(i,oo0, and insured for $-',"<00. T. J. lirown & Co.'s stock was valued at $30,000. Most of the stock was removed, but was tlirowu upon the street and almost entirely ruiued. I; was insured Tor $?!,aoo. Tuey a.so owned the building, which was damaged to tiie extent ol $2,000. The Cominvrrial lost heavily by the removal of type aud other material; but the paper apoeared 1 1ns morning, with a vivid description of tin- con flagration. The total loss by this tire in nui less 1 him two hundred thousand dollars. The following is a list of insurance company losses by the Are:? Borne, of New York. $.'10,1100 Pennsylvania $0,000 Kruukliu.. ... . 12,iM)ti .National. oi' llarttord. I.ihhi Uneen'K li,00n llarttonl. of llarttord S.500 ? ileus Kails. N. V ... 1,800 Mercantile, Cleveland 8,000 Imperial, of London. 9,51*1 Merchant*', of l'rovi. American, ol I'll iia .. . 8,110.1 dence, K. 1 . :i, .rs*? .Etna 21,000 Underwriters', N. V. 17,000 Phu'iiix, ol Brooklyn. 9,700 Amagoli .. ti.OOO Eastern. Bangor, Mc. i,80n Herman-American ti.fioil Continental, ol N. V.. &,70n Howard, New Vork . VHiti Commercial, AlOan.v. t.Ooo Home, of Columbus. 5,1X10 I'licenlx, KpriiiKtlclti. . 18, sou Lyeominit, ol Pa 2,t*?i Ins. Co. of .V. America 30, one Alps, of Erie 2,'KKI Total insurance losses $216,300 Burning of the Hyde Pwrk |N?u.| Woollen MUiia? l.o*? $1(10.000. Boston. Juue 7. isr.l. About three o'clock tins morning a tiro broke out. in the boiler room of the Hyde I'ark Woollen Mill, at Hyde Tark, Ma^s., destroying Hie larger portion of the building, including the left wing, 250 feet In length. The loss is $600,000, on which t here is an insurant e of over $4oi).o(K), in Seventy- four companies. For eign companies suffer heavily. Tile Hyde Pitrk Firr. The Hyde Park Woollen Mills were owned by a joint stock company, Messrs. belaud, Allen A Bates acting at tfu- agents in Boston. The following is a foil liut of the Insurances: ? Atlantic, New York.. Sft.O'HI Arctic.. ?? $'1,000 American Central. . '.?,3(111 V.tnu, New Vork ft.tKKl American. P'niadel- /Wtna, Haru'orn 12.600 |ilna ? 7,.'i00 Himaor 4 uta Aruiuuta, ?'li ilr> ito 1 - black River,, , ? fi.OiiO piiia Continental j?,ihs> Brewers', Milwaukee j.mw Commercial D11I011.. 7,i(K? Capital Ciiy, ' :\en ?'lli/.enn'. New Jer Vork 2,800 Bey 2,500 Columbia. .'i,0ki Eastern, Kansor.. . 2.. mju citizens'. New Vork .V(K) 1 Kirn Association, Hliot. Boston .1,00.1 Philadelphia ft, dim firemen'*, iloston... .1,000 Franklin, t'liiladel KarraKut. New York 2,500 phia . ?.?*? firemen's Kund .. ft, 1100 Kalrfleld Company.. 2,fi00 (?trmauin 5,000 lirle 2..MKI llarttonl 10,11011 Home, Columbus 2,8011 Humboldt. '.',."io:i llollman r?,o?ut Hanover 6,(100 Home. New York, .. Initio llioernta 2,500 Fndia. oi Boston 12, 500 imperial 10,000 Lorillard 0,1*10 Liverpool, London London Am ura nee.. r?, ? m ? 1 ami (Hobo Io.ikxi I. alien --litre . ft.OOO Manliatt.tn 5,000 Camar. 8,000 ' Maiiiiiactnrers.oi'lios- Merldan 6.000 I ton 10.000 North Bnn-.li . aj.uoo I National, of Hartford. 5,000 North Western. . . 2, Win ! National, Philadel North Mi??miri. 'j.Ni1! phia 6.000 New York aoon National, New York . . 5.000 Niagara. .. Ill, (Km In*. Co. of North Orient, ilarltort 5,000 ! America 10, Olio I'lticnC., New York 10,00*1 jNeptnnc, Boatou ft.iKKl Peoples', New Jersey. sOtio Phicnlx, Uartlord lil.OOo Uueeu I U,(K1?? Pennsylvania Fire Co. "."10 Koaer William- 2,300 Pennsylvania Under- Stale ot Missouri ? v\,'kii? writers . 6,000 standard, Nov* York 5.0110 Roval lo,() mi Rpringfleid .1,000 Heimblie, New York . . 5,000 Trader*' .. 2,. '>00 sun, Cleveland ',.'.00 'I'l-adesnien, N. \ .. 2,500 Star, New York 6, MM Washington, Bosion , a.OUO State of Peuna.vlvania 2,'>tKi VVestche?ter i',000 The total inxnrancn Is ft'lS.OOO. Tlie totsl Insuranee in Huston nlltees if $/s.<nto baryr K i rr al Detroit, Mirh. Detroit, Jnne 7?2 P. M. At ten minutes to oue this afternoon a ttre broke out on the boiler deck or the steamer Meteor, loading at Bulkley's dock, at the loot of Second Btrect, and almost instantly the boat w its enveloped in flames. The boat belongs to the Union line of steamers, running between linfTalo and Lake Superior. She was bound op and par tially loaded. The captain says there are four tons of blasting powder on bonrd. Grummon's ami Bulkley & Co.'s warehouses are now in flames, and although there is tint little breeze the firemen seem unable to gain any control over Hie Haines, which will soon reach .leflrcison avenue. A Firr in Knst Grecuw l?-h. It. I. PROV1DKNCK, .lime 7, 1873. The burn of Hie Weybosset. House, In Kasi Green wich, K. I., was struck by lightning at three o'clock this morning aud consumed, together with the hotel, the Masonic Hall, Brinck's harness shop, live horses and several carriages. The loss is $12,000, on which there Is an insurauce of $fi, 000 in the in surance Company or North America, Northern Missouri, I'turnix, of Hartford, and Menden, of Meriden, Coon. Conflagration In Bnrlt ngloti, Iowa. BCBIJNflTON, June 7, 1873. A lire broke out Iu Werner Broecklin's oil and lamp store, 011 Fourth street, ut noon to-day, and the building and contents #ere quickly consumed. The Lawrence House is now in flames and will be destroyed. The frame buildings adjoining have been torn down, aud it is hoped thai a further spread of tue flames will be prevented. THEGE0RQE CROMWELL. Reported Safety of the Overdue Steam er?Lying at Akaco.Mn the Hahamai, with Her Machinery Broken Down All Well ob Board. Kky Wmt, Pla., June 7, 1H73, Intelligence of the safety of tlve steamship ceorge Cromwell, from New York for New Orleans, whose non-arrival at the latter port has caused so much anxiety, reached here to-day. She was towed Into Walker's Key on May 24 by the schooner Alert. Her engines broke down during the voyage and she subsequently made lor Abaco, in the Bahamas, where she now remains in safe anchorage. Ail on board are welL Card From the New York Agents* ID IBS tpnotk or TBI H build: ? N*w Yoke, Jane 7, 1878. captain Clapp, Of steamship George Cromwell, reports from the Bahamas, via Key West, that he is at safe anchorage at Abaco, waiting assistance, laving broken connecting rod and cylinder on the 21lt Of May. 'CLAHK A L 0B1TPABT, Alexander Kwlng, ft Ih x By mail from London we learn of the death bf the Right Rev. Alexander Bwing, LL. D., D. C. L., Bishop of Argyle and the Islea. The right reverend prelate was the eldest son of Mr. John Ewlng, of Hheelagreen, Aberdeenshire, and was born In 1815. He was consecrated Bishop of Argyle in 1847. He wass venerable man and vastly esteemed In pri vate life. He married, flrst, In 18:s5, the eldeat daughter of Major Lndovlc Stewart, of Plt.ty vaich, RantTMirre, who died In ism;; and in is?2 he mar ried, secondly, Lady Alice Uuisa, third daogUtcr oi tfiQ eighty entb Earl of Morton. ON THE SANDS. The President at Long Branch? Early Dnlness of the Fashionable Washing Placc? The Drives and the Drivers. IjOmj Branch. Juue 7, 1873. After the Hforni of last night, which rendered thm watering place aomewhat wetter than Hip definition of the word requires, the sun rose this i morning over it a seme of brightest Hummer I beauty. The great attraction of tlio pUce hua come in tlio midst ol the storm, au'd resplendent Hammer weather haa ensued in tact, as. accord ing to the landlords' theory, it will ensue meta phorically. With tho advent of the President the Branch ih prepared for tier new lift. With tho hero of Vicksburg have already come the more ilgurative heioes of the stage, ami Ixsler Waliuck, smacking of the flreol ?'KOHeuale' und -Ours,'' Kd.vui Adams, with thoughts, of "Knoch Ardeu"aud tne palm tree mustering about him, and Maggie Mil hell, the "Littlo Barefoot, arc to-day taking the road alongside THK tSll.KNT M AN OK AI'I'Oll ATTOX. , The roads are in the best condition, although the Long Branch gas worts have not been put in order yel, and tho viiluge had to remain iu the densest darkness during the black storm of last night. The bathing houses are generally in good repair i and ready lor the bathers, ami the weather m more | delicious lor seaside Joiteriugs than the most i heated days of AukusI. Fashion seems unable 10 i comprehend the glories of the early Summer and ' the early Autumn. A month before the better class of miuorflles have flitted to the Held a ami ; at least a month after they have returned to the i city for the winter the country In the niountaiusor i by the sea is in its most beautiful attire ami l distils Mm most pleasant fragrances. President i.rant, who probably cares as little for the dict um o? rnshlou as any man in the nation, understands | i be glories of i, ho early Summer, and for many s?-a ! miiis lias b'-en here among the first, If not the very nisi, ami Is bowling behind his Days on the sea ; shore or lipping in the surf a week before the more ii? i tin ii i devotees of lasiuon have assumed their l Hummer dresses. | 'mi, 1-ttKHIDKNT'S MOVKMKNTS. i ,tl ','n,'ruI,<lrrt"t W11R ?way early yesterday uiorn . ltiK behind ins bays, taking the road toward ocean J'rove. Later in the day he appeared on the cus j touiai y drive in trout ot the howls, his son II vases v.'m.TrM -ri ' n"'1 t00k h,M w,v 10 Branch village, rim villagers paid him thMcuswmary lion j or* oi a prolonged stare as he passed, and a few guests on the hotel piar./, as raised their hats to him f "thej-W'se lu was a driver as unconcerned and of 1 assasfcr j A KKW OFKIOK-SRRKKRS knocked at the cottai'e door, but loumS no audience i Willi the abseut President. No one wa* vi-atile imi, old Mr. Dent, who was limping upon his cane I across the hack lawn, the stalwart hostlers who i tend the Presidential stml. and the yellow bov ; w m answers the door bell, ami la alike polite to I office-holders, Ofllce-seekers and otllce-givers, N? I residential cigar or morning paper was risible upon the alluded piazza, aud, atuld all the new presence or THK KKUKKAI. I'AMll.V, the little Swish cottage looked as deserted and as much out or order as if the iiuua'es had already fled on ilielr return to Washington. The .Saturday evening trains have conn; In run, ami .Sunday will see the Branch In the llrst bud ol its Hummer glory. WOODHULL WO UN OUT. The Auiaftoit Chief at American Social* iani nangiruiiMly III? llrr Condition VMtcnlay antl Kumorii KrgardiiiK Hrr ?rlf and Sister. The alarming announcement tiiat the female ce lebrity Mrs. Victoria Woedhuil was at the border of thai pla e "irom w hose bourn no traveller returns," scattered broadcast .yesterday by certain deluded, individuals, was premature. The heroine of u hun dred moral or immoral battles is not jet, ut Wia?t not tor a little while, to lay aside her dented armor, and it is probable she may again return to the fray of which she was the leading spirit before the j clouds ol rout and misfortune darkened over i her house. Linked with the rumor j ol her deplorable condition of physical I extremity was (he dubious suspicion cointiiunl | catcd i>.y tin hiina surmis of human nature to the i eon tiding mortals, who do not give place lo Mich i uriwortbv estimates of their race, that this sad story was but a cunning and clever devi?*> oi two ! persecuted ami neglected women to win the public j sympathy, which had receded from incut In ibe darkening hours of their affliction. Voui cynically , profound but appreciative man ol the world ex ? claimed, with emphasis, "All! they are suiuri, by .love: what may we expect next?" And. while . the simple-minded Ncwcoiue might smile at the : '?as?! insinuation Implied, It gained swill credence among the cold-lies rted ceusors of the social rot tenness of the age. As reported by her attending physiclaus and by her devoted sister, Miss Tctiuie C. Claflln, Mrs. Wood hull's health yesterday afternoon and last evening wax in more hopeful condition, and the i visitors at tin' lamily mansion were assured that absolute quiet and the gentlest earn would, il was j thought, once more resiore ber to herself. During Friday night she had bad hemorrhage Irom the i lungs or the heart, h, is not certain winch, ami han | also vomited blood from the siomae.h. During , yestenlay her pulse was more i|Ulet, and she lay in a darkened room and was shielded i vigilantly from the least annoyance which ; might irritate her nerves or distract her | mind. Numerous friends called during the dai I but none were allowed to see her. An unmanly I and inquisitive stranger, however, whose conduct I does not seeiu worthy or tin- character wluch lie professed tot himself, succeeded in forcing himself : almost into the room of the invalid, on I lie repre I Mentation that he wished t.osafisiy himself by hi* own sight and touch that she was really ill. .such I demeanor, even in the eaac of the slukneaa of so I notorious a personage as Mrs. Woodhull, must ex | cite keen disgust, in the minds ol a public winch I has every commiseration for the uuiorlunate, how ever much itcondemns tne victim. !r appears that , at the time there were no gentlemen In the house. j STATE PAUPEBS, ? Mr#- ting of the Hon nl o I fharlllea in Albstnjr? Inatrwrt.iona ItrgardinfE the TlonieleMK Poor of New York Stale? Five Almihoonri To lie Provided and Main tained at PuMIc Kipeant, Ai.banv, N. Y., June 7, 1873. The state Board of Charities was in session in | this city yesterday and to-day. The following ofll i cersof the Board were elected:? President, John V, L. I'riiyn; Vice President, I'heo. W. D wight; sec | relary, Charles S. Iloyt. The time or i,ho Hoard has i been spent in perfecting arrangements umler the I law parsed at the last (tension of the legislature j conferring additional powers upon the Board. This law provides that the Board shall hold at least four public meetings daring each year. The times for holding these mectiuirs was flxed as rollows:? On the 27th or December and the second Thursday in March In Albany, on the second Thursday in June (exceptlug the present year) ut Kochester. on tho second Thursday in September in New York city. A committee or seven? of which Mr. Bishop, .if New York, is chairman? was appointed to take into consideration the pronrlety of selecting local committees In i he varlou* counties as aids to the | Boar* in visitations to the Institutions and to pre pare regulations for the conduct ol visitors. It was resolved by the Hoard that all application of persons, associations or corporations to establish or keep asylums or institutions for the care, cus tody or treatment or the Insane be referred to the State Commissioner In Lunacy and the Comma siouer of (he judicial district lu which such asylum or institution may be situated, with power lo make the inquiries and examination provided by H-F.' U?j?t ths.ljpard Shall collect lUUBtWr relative To fnS pauper and destitute children lu the State, and the Secretary #4f< <11- , reeled to perform this work, under the direction of the President of the Board, and to employ such clerical aid as may be necessary. The Board was also directed by the Legislature at Its last sessian to collect statistics relative to the increase of pauperism, Insanity and crime, and a committee of seven, of which Proiessor Dwigbt, of New \ork city, Is chairman, was appointed to carry out this direction and authorized to employ all the clerical aid required. The officers of the Board, with any number of the memoers who can be convenient! j convened, constitute tho executive committee. _ The Legislature at ita last session also passed a law providing for the care and au? port of certain poor, to be hereafter known as State panpers, In nve city or county almshouses, to be designated by the Board. The Governor signed the bin to-day. The Board hat* authorized the Secretary, under the direction of the President to procure Information relative to the capacity of the almshouses of the state, and the terms upon which such care and maintenance can be had with a view to speedily carrying ont the provisions of the law. rne members ot the Boara residing in New Tork city were Instructed to consider ttie ex pediency and inquire into the cost ot establishing a branch office In that city. ? The Board adjourned to meet in New York city niE ? H0B01EW. A Are occurred last evening in Hoboketf, in Meadow street, near First street, damaging three brick houses? the property ?r the Iloboken Land *flo Movement C<us?aiur-to the e*k-m vJ tt.ow. AHTSNELLL Our Special Interviews the Papal Premier. A CORDIAL GREETING, How the Cardinal Looks, Talks and Works. his EOLnftss m the herald. Tlie !PontifFs Illness Exaggerated. PRAYER VERSUS PHYSIC# He Enjoys the PreNS Bulletins an<l ? Fools the Doctors* I . A FREE TALK ABOUT CHURCH AND STATE. The Val iraii View of Recent Italian ami Ger man Aiili-ratliolir Legislation. VICTOR EMMANUEL'S DIL?MMA. Why the Pope Ceases to Appeal* in Public. HE WaL LIVK AND DIE IN THE V ATIVAN# No Papal Blessing of f he People In th<| Streets or the, holy City While the Pon tiff in a Prisoner Deprived or His Temporalities, THE COMING CONCLAVE. J j No Veto of Political Potentates To Be Bec% i ognized by the Sacred College? An t Italian Prelate the Probable I Fntnre Pontiff. 1 Home, May 19, 1873. If was a few minutes iinrore eleven when I en tered i lie Vatican. M> purpose was not Indeed to pay my reapeots to the Holy Father, but to hi? Minister of State, cardinal Autonelll, who had ; kindly consented to receive me, In my capacity as ^ correspondent of the N'ew Yohk Herald, and to | impart to tac any information desired on my part* for the benefit ol American readers. His PiDilnenco> ? had granted ,Ilf; au .milieuco with a cordiality of expression which I had not anticipated, and b accounted for it only in rue fact that the Cardinal! j had been made acquainted with tho deep Interest. ! manifested by alj classes of people in the Cnttedl Mates in the health of the Holy Father, and witb | tho special mission intrusted uie of obtain* ing in Homo correct information, not only with respect to the Pope's health, bnt to the true condition of artalrs iu Italy in connection j with the Catholic Church. Kor while the Journals i of Kurupe and even or the Slates had been publish* ing the most alarming accounts of tho Pope's J health, gathered Jrom various anti-clerical sources^ i the IIkuai.d nad been enabled to give the truet ' state of affairs, and to calm the anxiety of manj; ' millions of people, who look to Rome and the 1 Vatican with a deep general and personal Interest. i Cardinal Antonclli had l>een made aware of thestf l facts from various trirndly quarters, as I found out subsequently, to tuy great pleasure. 1 11E VATICAN. The V atican is to most people in Home a sealed mystery. A stranger may thunder at Lhe doors for , a week and not get admittance. At every turn and step the intruder would be met by the stalwart, .Swi?s Cuard, whose fidelity* In the service of the Holy Father leads them to suspiciously prevent any person from approaching the audience rooms of the palace without clerical guidance. These curi ously costnmcd sentinels of tho Vatican are, bow* ever, in good odor with the Holy Father. He knows that they are ax true as steel, and would give their lives in his defence if ever the need came. Curiously costumed they are. At first sight; their black and yellow dress appears more fitted lor a company of clowns than or guards; by andi by, however, you become aware of the fact thaC this glaring of color no longer aunoys you; Indeed, when ouce the inner courts of the palace ardl reached, ant! you enter the gilded, magnificent re* ccptlon rooms of the Holy Father, you come to that conclusion that the costume does Indeed harmo nize with. 'hg surroundings, and that their pres.* ence would ]n fact >>e scarcely noticed in the grand churchly ceremonies, or in a gathering of distinguished prelate.*, clad In their official robes, I have heard nothing but praise from clerical lips of Hip staucU fidelity of theso J** HBN OFT ITS LAMDO* WILLIAM TELL. "" They are young, good looking, and some, appar* cntly, of good education and manners, and are like watch-dogs when on duty. Just before the audience room of the Pope a sentinel was sta tioned, armed with a halberd, and the way ha paced up and down hiapost and the rapidity of hia evolutions made me compare his movements to the impatient pacing of a lion wit hin the bounda of his cage. There 11 a stock anecdote told b^ peraons connected with the Vatican, to illustrate the laUUfolncss of these guards, that once upon * time one of the Swiss was stationed at the en trance of the apartments of a Pope, whose name ta not exactly known. He was charged to let no on? pass. After being at hia post /or soma time a venerable figure approached* him from the inner rooms, ami at tempted to paaa, bat the guard's battleaxe* barred the egress, and no expostulation oa tbet part of the Pope? for he It waa? could induce the sentry to open the way, nalll a captain of the guard had been aent for to Identify the Pontiff. The story was not vouchcd for in all Its details bj . m ci<mcai ?bM?; uitt ivin cumtttiiuv. ana m9

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