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The Case of Pratt, The Texas Rioter—
, Conflict Between the Federal and State
Cosine.— Fire on Broadway—Collision
at Fulton Ferry—The Express Rob.
toely--ITincent Collyer, Indian Com
- • saissloner.
IBy Telegraph to the Ittablugh eiszette.3
NEW Youtc, August I2,—The case of
-Tno. Pratti the Texan rioter, was set for
examination before Commissioner Os
berne tef,day; but Marshal Barlow de
.clined to produce ~the prisoner at pre-.
sent, as he had been served with -an
order from Judge McCann, of the Su
perior Court, of New York, to release
him, and as he had not force enough
at his'conimand to hold him as against
.the directions of the. State Court. At
the motion of the 'Adaistant• Dis
- trial •• Attonley the case--was postponed
till next Monday. Meanwhile Judge
McCann had prepared warrants for the
arrest of Marshal Barlow and Major
Taylor, commander of Fort Schuyler,
where Pratt is confined on an affidavit
by one Noble that he believed the Mar
shal was about to take Pratt oat of the
State. Before they were served, how
ever. a compromise was effected, the
Assistant District Attorney agreeing that
Pratt should be produced in the Superior
t Court at 2:30 to-morrow- afternoon. It is
understood Commissioner Osborn took
no part in this stipulation, as be holds
„the prisoner is still under his jurisdic
tion and the State Court cannot inter
fere. Report, says the commander of
Fort Schuyler has been instructed by the
Secretary of War to hold the prisoner.
A 'fire occurred this afternoon at 38 1
Broadway, occupied by Van Beal & Fiske,
wholesale liquor dealers, and several oth
er firms. Van Beal £ Fiske lose $15,000;
fully insured. Darr & Gillespie, Mer
rick, Peck & Co., and Geo. T. Moore &
Co., merchants, lose in the aggregate
gs,ooo. The buildtng wasowned by Ed
- ward Mathews and damaged 13,000.
A collision occurred this afternoon at
Fulton Ferry slip, the ferry boat Colum
bia running into the Union, crushing
her uppermorks. but fortunately killing
The Chinese visitors to-day visited va
. aims places of interest, Including Cen
It is said to be Impossible to tell yet
the amount the robbers got from the ex
press on t h e_New York Central Railroad.
It is' known, however, that 1t20,000 in
.gold was taken. There is no clue to the
robbers. Two arrests have been made
at Schenectady, but the parties readily
provdd an alibi. '
Vincent .. Collyer has received a corn
frii-in the Secretary of the Inte
rior, and leii - ves to - day' teileit the Ind!-'
*boat Alaska. -
II is stated 95 cents on the dollar has
been refused for the protest indebted
-teas of Rhodiacanachi & - Frtuighaide,who
recently failed. It is believed they Will
pay.in full with interest. ,
- The following dispatch has been re
ceived from St. Johns, New FonndLand,
by Messrs. Rnerhardt & Co., agents of
tho Hamburg American Packet Com
pany: `Divers are at work on the wreck
of the stfamship Germania in Trepassey.
Bay. Some specie -and nine bags of mail
have been recover ed and Drought here."
The steamship Cambria from Glasgow
.has arrived here.
Story Denied-Exeltement In Tennes
,[By Teter:rasa to the ; Pittsburgh Gazttte..l
NesittvlLLE, Augnst 12J—There is no I
truth or foundation for the story, tele
graphed specially from this place,
Mr. Boselle, one of the editors of the
late Stokes organ, had received a letter
warning him to leave. The truth is the
editors of the organ won the respect of
this entire community by their conduct
asjournalists and citizens.
The excitement of the late political
Alanvass has completely subsided. Ten
nessee is as quiet today as at any time in
' her history and her people in the best of
humor. They have gone to work full of
hope for the future, with no idea of cir•
cumscribing the ights of any man of
-any race or color.
Declines the Speakership.
MEntmife, Aug. 12.—H 3n. EmorsonEth
eridge, in a letter to the Avalanche, posi
tively declines to allow his name to go
before the State Senate as a candidate for
.the Speakerahip of that body.
TneCampalgn In phlp Opened.
CINCINNATI, Aug, 12.—The Republi
,cans opened the campaign in southerb
'Ohio, at Wilmington, Clinton county, to
day. Senator Morton, of Indiana, and
;Gov. Hayes spoke. Ten thousand peo
ple. at a moderate estimate, werepresent.
Hon. Geo. H. Pendleton has not entire
ly recovered from his accident, being
- throwiffrom a buggy; laming him, three
.months ago. He can walk but a short
distance, but goeti about in a buggy. The
Democrats have a meeting on Saturday
night to ratify his nomination.
Dilselssippl °Metals lemoved.
JAcrttsoN, August 12.---Judge Jefferds,
-of the Supreme Court, A. Warner, Sec
retary of State, Judge Speed, of the
Criminal Court of Warner county, with
large numbers of minor officers, were
- today removed by Gen. Ames. The
persons above named are prominent
:in the Conservative movement in this
National Capital ConvenUon—Cnange of
• By. Louts, August 12.--:The Committee
:applinted the other night to arrange the
preliminaries for holding a National
Capital Convention in this city, met to
-day and changed the time from October
•6th to October 20th. A Committee on
'Transportion was also appointed, em
braeing'prominent gentlemen connected
- with all the railroads and steamboat
lines centering here, who will endeavor
to procure free passage for delegates and
half fare for visitora to the Convention.
The steamer Cora. a- Missouri river
' , packet, stink about six o'clock to-night
.at 13ellfontaine Bend. No particulars,
'but no , lives kat.
Active Preparations—Points on the
—Coast Held by Cubans—Anxiety for
-:-Belligerent Rights—lnstdrituig Suc
-iess of - Gen. Jordan's Forces:-
air Telegraph to tae Pittsburgh Gazette.]
WASHINGTON, August 12.—Cuban ad.
vices to the 2d instant state that actiie
preparations have been commenced by
Generals Jordan and Quesada. Sev
eral points on the coast are nowin pos
session of the Cubans, with tower to hold
them against any land force that cab be
brought against them, from which points
they have communication with their
friends in the United States. The Cuban
leaders state that were their rights as
belligerents recognized by the United
States, such would be its effect in Cuba
that in less than thirty days they would
have entire possession of the Island
ontsideof Havana, and that entire pos
session would only be a question of a few
months time. Cubans throughout the
Island are in sympathy with Cespedes'
Government, and the disaffection of the
Spanish trt ops would leave the Spanish
Government, withoutnn army.to oppose
the Cuban armies. • It is reported that
there is a serious difficulty in the volun
teer organization and numbers in the in;
terior are joining the revolutionists with
arms and munitions of ware (
A force of four hundred men were sent
out from St. Jago de Cuba, commanded
by Col. Puello. This force was captured
by Gen. Jordan's troopi. A force sent
out by Gen. Valmazeda to reinforce them
were in turn attacked and defeated with
a loss of half their number.
It is reported that the Spaniard 4 have
been driven out of Cinco Villas district
with severe loss in killed? wounded and
desertions. The Cubans are successful
in every engagement and are now in
possession of the entire territory, the
wealthiest and most productive on the
Island. This increases their strength
and affords facilities for active opera
t.ons, giving them fall supplies for their
army. The Spanish troops are repre
sented to be in such a demoralized con
dition as to be alMost beyond the con
trol of their officers, who are fearful to
trust theta in an engagement. Every
where iritGeneral Jordan's Department
he has solar accomplished his purposes.
His troops are inspirited by their suc
cesses, and he has no doubt of ultimate
A cargo of slaves landed in Chico Vil
las District were all captured and at once
liberated by their captors. Their condi
tion is represented as wretched in .the
.Gen. Quesada's forces are closing on
their opponents, who have no troops out
side of Nuevitas, except those in Puerto
Races at Buffalo Driving Park—The
Horse at WittianasPurt.
tßy Telegraph to the Miliaria easette.l ,
BUFFALO,- - August 'Z.—Fully thirty,
thousand people were in attendance to'-'
day at tbeftaffalo Driviiig Park to wit
'•nese the trots.,/ThetgactEfot% horses that
have never-beaten 2:29,,which was 'un
finished.yesterday, was resumed to-day,
with eight horses entered, - and was won
by J. Demass ch. m. Idol. Time 2:214(,
2:32 2:37, 2:27%, 2:2455, 2:26%, 2:28%.
The. trot for the one thousand dollar
purse wee won by Goldsmith Maid in
three straight heats. She made the
closest and best time ever made in three
El 1000SSIVO heats.. Goldsmith Maid,
American Girl and George Palmer
started and kept nearly even to the
quarter pole on the home stretch. They
all lapped to within fifty feet of the
stand, when the Maid shot ahead and
won. The Maid broke at starting in the
last heat and lost the pole, keeping out
side the entire roand. The following is
American Girl .
Geo. Palmer _
Time, 2:19%, 2:1934, 2:19%,
Luny' was entered but drawn. The
fastest time ever before made in three
heats was by Lady Thorn In 7:02.
Two heats were trotted in the race for
horses that never teat 2:50, and were won
by Henry In 2:32% end 2:2931. The race
will be conclude a to-morrow.
Two heats also t tted for $5,000 and
the race le ft open u til tomorrow. One
beat was taken by norhes in 2:53,i, and
the other by Lamp ghter in 2:22.
Thomas Best, the rainer of Henry, to
sold that hor to Mr. Roden for
$14,000, sate subjec to the approval of
D, H. Bell, owns The rumor of the
sale of Gold: nit Maid for $30,0110
to Senator - Sp ague is untrue.
Her owner say that no such
money will buy he . The rumored gale
of Idol to three Ne York gentlemen is
The mars zer of th
at Wi l'aTeport he
Whitton- from Septe
Bth, 7th and Bth of C
leading horses will
Williamsport. - Pre
THE RAILROAD WAR.
Gov. Hoffman's Superintendent Takes
Charge ol the Susquehanna d Albany
City Telegraph to the Pittsburgh Gazette•]
BINGHAMTON,. N. - Y., August 12.
General McQuade, Goyernor Hoffman's
Superintendent of the• Albany dr. Sus
quehanna Railroad, arrived this after
noon and took possession of the road.
On his way from Rarperaville to the tun
nel, seven miles, General - McQuade
found it necessary to ride in a oarriage, -
the rails having been taken up or the
position altered daring the controversy. .
The military have been • withdrawn and
are now bare. The war is quiet, but it is
imPotande to open the road for travel
under two or three days.
August 12.—Gen. McQuade,
who is Acting Superintendent of thefts
qnehanna Railroad by appointment of
Uov. Hoffman, went over the road today_
and telegraphs that he found several
trestle bridges badly damaged and much
other damage done to the road. It will,
he says, probably take till to-morrow
night to repair the road and bridges, but
trains will be rapping regularly on Sat
Gov. Hoffman to-day issued an ex
ecutive _order aPirfititiltg Robert L.
Banks, of his staff, executive and, finan
cial agent of the road, and continuing
Gen. McQuade as Superintendent.
*arrogate Lawton is Atli taking testi
money in,the disputed Receivership,
PITTSBURGH, FRIDAY, AUGUST 13, 1869.
FOUR VC.LOCK,'.4. X.
NEWS BY CABLE.
if Telegraib to the Pittsburgh Gazette.]
LONDON, August 12.—The Times to-day
has an editorial on the relations between
Great Britain and the United States, sug
gested by the Queen's closing speech.
The writer says: "The Queen's opening
and closing speeches are apparently in
consistent, but the explanation is found
in the fact that the international relations
depend on the reciprocity of the feelings
of the people and not on the negotiations
of their . Ministers. Messrs. Johnson,
Stanley and Sowainaitibeien succeeded
by others, but the sureties .0f; peace and
friendship abide on a stronger basis than
diplomacy can flarntsh.‘' - k - . '
_ Dunw.tr, August 12.—At the meeting
of the Committee of the Irish . Church
Conference letters were received from
the. Archbishops of Armagh and Dub
lin announcing that the: Bishops who
were present at the late assembly con
sider it inexpedient to re-assemble the
Conference, as that course is distasteful
to a large body of churchmen. The
Committee expressed their regret at this
determination. The COmmittee cordial- '
ly concurred in the resolve passed by
the prelates at their late Conference, de
claring the desirability of convening a
General Synod representing the clergy
and laity, and hoped it would soon be
LONDON, August 12.—Parliament will
re-assemble on the 2Sth of October.
• Lortnotr;Aug. 12—via French Cable.—
The Board of. Directors of the French
Cable Corapany.have passed a resolution
expressing regret for the death of Mr.
Cornelius Grinnal at Hyde:
The Ccmmittee of the Royal Victoria
Yacht Club unanimously voted that a
letter of condolenCe be sent to Mr. Ben
nett, expressing sorrow at the untimely
end of Mr. Grinnel and requesting ,Mr.
Bennett to carry the letter to the rela
tives of the deceased.
CALCUTTA, Aug.lo—via French Cable.
—lt is reported that Sheer Ali Arnow . , of
Cabool, had been shot at and wounded.
Ne particulars have been received.
LONDON, August -12.—Thu -News, in a
leader on the prorogation of Parliament,
says: "When we bevelled a few more ses
sions like the last, with a series of such
/allures - in legislation, and with a contin
uance of such waste"of the time and en
ergy of the working half, the legislative
reform of the House of Lords Mime
come the pressing question of the .
The question must come; it may be de
layed by concession or hastened to a de
cision by continued obstruction, but no
tit a reform is accomplished elective and
hereditary Peers will meet in `suspicion
and not often part n harmony."
4 i`LONDON, AUFGrat IX—Advises from
Odessa reportthat the quantity of wheat
to be harvested is large, but is decided
opinion as to its quality cannot be given
until the result of recent rains is known.
MADRID, Aug. 11.—The provisions
stipulated by martial law, passed April
ion, which require the assemblage
of a Council of War to try Ansurgents,
are not being now observed in Spain.
The troops shoot all individuals suspect.
ed of Carlistism without any kind of trial.
Nine persona have been summarily shot
in the vicinity of Barcelona, which has
created a very bad impression among the
I; is reported that Gen. Prim intends
offering the crown of Spain to King Louis,
of Portugal. in 'which case Spain and Por
tugal would be governed in a similar
manner as Austria and Hungary, and the
King would dividehls residence between
the two capitals.
A Carlist chief, Cobecilla Estarus, has
crossed the French frontier and passed
into Catalonia, where he nitsjOined a band
Lollnox, Aug. 12.—The Times publish.
es a letter from Madrid whereof the fol
lowing is an extract: Spain cannot be in
a worse state. A change' must come, un
less the rulers are prepared for revolu
tion. The Treasury is empty: it is im
possible to collect taxes, and there is
popular - discontent everywhere. Prim
and his colleagues have no witty timeq
Ahead. • -
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3 2 2
2 3 3
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LONDON, Auger 12, via French Cable.
—Advices have be received from Rio
Janeiro to July 10th. Minister McMahon
had arrived at Rosardfis. He left the
headquarters of Preildent Lopez on the.
24th of Jane, and . was accompanied to
the Brazilian . lines by a eon of Lopez
and escort. Mr. Wortington, late Amer
/eau Miniitor at Buenos Ayre3, had taken
leave of Preindent Sarmiente, and Mr.
Kirk, new Minister, had presented his
credentials. . •
The rebellion in Uraguay has ended.
Gen. Carabollas and other leaders of tho
insurrection had been captured and were
‘: National Horse Fair
postponed the ex.
ber next to the sth,
ctober;lB69. Ail the
be in attendance at
minme of 125,000 are
PARTS, August 12, via French Cable.—
The Emperor is slightly indisposed to
day, but will depart for the Campof Cha
lons, remaining till Saturday. -
Marshal Neil is pronounced hVeless.
PARIS. August 12, via French Cables.
M. Deyienne will probably be made Re•
porter of the Senate Commission on
&natio Conataium. _
AramANDRIA, Augustii2.--:-The Vice
roy has received a letter from the Sultan.
It lareported that its oontents are not of
so"sellous a character as was anticipated,
and Ismail Pasha will have 'no difficulty
in making a satisfactory reply.
Lranovt, August 12.—The Duke. de
Louie has been charged with the forma
tion of , a new Cabinet.
Movim.k, August 12.—The, steamship
Colmitable, from New York, arrived here
—The Society of California Pioneers,
at San Eroticism, have purchased a cane`
for $l,OOO, for presentation to Mr. Seward
on his return from Alaska. Tbe head
of the stick is composed o forty-one
triangular pieces of gold bea a -
from the leading minas of 4 Wm's,
set in gold. ,r
Convention of TemplarE—ltesolntions of
the Chamber or Commerce.
CBy Telegraph to the Pittsburgh Ossette.l
CINCINNATI, Angust 12.—Yesterday
and to-day the National Templars of
Honor and Temperance have been in
session. The representatives are exclu
sively members of the Supreme Council.
This is the twenty-third meeting since
the organization, and the fourth held in
A meeting was held to-day at the
Chamber of Commerce. Among others
passed were the following resolutions;
Resolved, That the mercantile interests
of Cincinnati demand at the hands of
the merchants and manufacturers a for
ward step in the 'great improvement of
the West and South, and while the an
ticipated Southern Railroad will add
much to our prosperity and commercial
advancement, yet the opening of Pacific
Railroad to San Francisco hasgiven to
our merchants and manufacturers
a new field tsf enterprise in which' our
western and forth western merchants
and manufacturers are already reaping a
partial harvest; and we of Cincinnati
should send mercantile representatives
to the Pacific coast that we may show to
the representatives of the golden State,
and through them to the great East,
China, Japm. '&c., that the merchants
and manufacturers of Cincinnati can
use more of their gold dust, their silks,
their teas and all their products that can
Resolved, That Wednesday, September
first, be the day appointed to leave
Another resolution was that the route
should be via St. Louis.
Weather cloudy; themome ter was 85
at noon, 86 in the evening; barometer
By Telegraph to the Pittsburgh Gaiette.3
WASHINGTON, August 12, 1669.
IMPORTS AND EXPORTS.'
The allele statement shows the im
ports for the year ending June 30th, gold
value, 11437,036,541; increase from pre
vious year, 165,000,000. Exports, mixed
value, chiefly curiency, 3413,369,182; de
crease, 340.000,090. Re-exports. gold val- .
nes, P 5,130,167; increase, 12400,000.
The customs receipts for the week end
ng August ith were 63,590,315.
REDEMPTION - OF CURRENCY.
- Treasurer Spinner announces he will
redeem ten and fifty dollar notes of the
convertible issue and also mutilated
bills in amounts of fi ve hundred dollars
or upwards in multiples thereof and for
warded by Adams Express.
'G. Gordon A.dacds, United States Dis
trict Attorney of MAsissippl, has tender
ed his resignation."
—The Chinese omiraerolat agents have
arrived at-New York.
—Twenty Cuban prisoners have escap
ed from Fernando Po.
—Jefr Davis and Charles Mackay are
in Glaagow. Scotland.
—Fires continue to rage in the woods
of WasMngton Territory.
—The first bate of new crop cotton has
been received at Macon, Georgia.
—The people of Montana territory have
decided to remove the Capital to Helena.
—John Ruskin, tilt art critic, has been I
elected to the Slade Art Professorship of I
—Gen. Carr, who recently so signally I
defeated the Indians, is on a visit to his
friends to Chicago.
—President Grant arrived at the resi
dence of Secretary Fish, in New York,
—The loss by the - destruction of Crys.
tal Lake Ice Company's six ice houses
and contents, near Chicago, aggregates.
--A.. Christy. an old and wealthy oitl
;son of St. Louis, and one of the princi•
pal owners of WigKina Ferry Compaiiy,
died yesterday. •
rauaireal paler professes to have
positive information that preparations
are quietly progressing for a Fenian raid
on the 15th proximo.
—The Supreme Court have refused to
grant a writ of error in tho ease of Thos.
Mnlhall, sentenced to be bung at Cleve
land, on the 26th.
• —Tide coinage of the branch mint In
gad-Francisco for July Vms one - million
mid :forty thousand dollars, since Jan-
Mary let six millions. • •
—The first bale cotton of new Ala
haute crop, received at Montgomery
yeafard, Ay, was classed strictly middling .
and gold at fifty eight cents. _ •-
—A go . ithern base ball club of New Or.
leans arrl ved at Memphis, yesterday, on
a a bd a nd k ming tour north. They play
the Bluff t hty Club to-day. • ^ .
V li elso ed an n, at New York, on Wed
nesday, den application for an in
junction to, .reatrain John McDonough
from playfna - • "Alter Dark,','
—The Near York Reread sass the new
f oar fleet In the Cuban
commander d lamest sympathizer with
waters is an tv movement
-The nary celebration of the
Cnd Folks at lion ie, at Memphis, yester
ll preceding ones. It
day, surpassed a.
was organized by pioneers, but partici
pated In by all eget.
—The depots at NE . lw York are all cum
bered with home use quantities of
western bound freigh and the °Mears
ft shim , _lra anxious to get
their goods obefor r e r 'n rices rise.
—The cotton worm '
gay appeared on
Big Black river,
many plantations on the ranee this year
Mississippi.- Their armee
a 'a while the
.is five days earlier than I •. St '
crop i@. at least two weeks cf:r.
—A 'child four years 01 lewnsals found
clinging to a raft and in an Int yesterday
Wilma in the Delaware riv9r. iered from
At. The little ore had wan' •arents.
,Imtne and was restored t 3 its r.
—The 11. S. steamer Tallapo General
Washiligton, having on board id Vice
Sherman, Secretary Robeson al 'ortress
'Admiral Porter, arrived at Z up for
'Monroe yesterday, and passed
Norfolk. . wills
—The stockholders of the Nast ask.
. and Chattanooga Railroad held - theta • :
anal meeting at Nashville. yesterday.
The present Directors were re-elected.
No changes will tie made in the officers
of the railroad.
—The heavy wo.rk of improving the
Falls of St. Antbon v Is progressing. The
river has been turtle. I from its natural bed
and the Falls laid bat e. The gap swarms
with workmen. .
2-. Hon. B. L. Ridley, of Rutherford,
died suddenly Wedne.eday morning at
his residence in Mnrfre esboro, Tenn., of
apoplexy. He was ap, trty to the Sher
brook-Ridley suffrage case. now pend
ing in the United States Elupreme Qmrt.
—Mike McGoole, the rioted pugilist,
was attacked while unarmed, at Buffa
lo, Wednesday night, by E dward Burns,
a Chicago rough, and tastily cut and
beaten with brass knuok leis: There
Was someexcitement among the "sports"
—A dispatch received at Gen. Sheri
dan's headquarters, Chicago, from Col.
Nelson, at Camp Supply, date. i July 31st,
says eighteen hundred Che Venue In
diana came to that place on thia 27th and
are drawing -rations. This iv eludes, it
is believed, all; the Cheyennes south of
the Arkansas; r
—Cornelius Grinnell lost his llfe by
falling from -a window at his hoted on the
Isle or Wight, , England. A. 0( rroner'a
jury found the death to have beer, "acci
dental." James Gorden Bennett,
and others who were with him at the
time of the accident, testiflod , ine was
perfeatly sober. •
—Governor Palmer, of Illinels, Bays a
special from Springfield, made a speech
on Tuesday, at the Republican Consen •
tion, which was States Rights ire politics.
He avoided the suffrage question sod
XVth Amendment, for the teas on that
he opposes the surrender of the Suite cm
trol of suffrage tothe Federal authority.
—Judge Barnard, at New York, yea.
terday, vacated all the orders of Judge
Peckham in the case of the Basque henna
and Albany Railroad, also issued nor?
bailable attachments against Rohr rrt H.
Pruyn, Joseph H. Ramsey and. Jol in H.
VanTalkenburg, and an order reqn Jena
them to show cause Why they shout d not
be punished for contempt.
—The counting of the vote in Yirt dole,
on the Constitution and State oft cars
having been finished, a special at ates
General Canby has signified his inteiu Con
of promulgating the result of thee lee
tion thus far in a few days. Falk v a
week must elapse before the voter on
members of Congress and members of
the Legislature is counted, and it will, be
two weeks before the result of the bad er
—The remainder of the Iferthern P a
cifur Railroad exploring party have r
turned to Minneapolis, making tb
round trip in ten days from the. Mir :-
semi river, the quickest time on record •
They had a little brush witti-Indians sit
Banal° Lake, fifty miles from.. Fort Toe
ten, and one of the_escort woe slightlY .
wounded in the leg: The route, as M.?
plored, is reported feasible beyond. any':
expectation, far more than on theft." ,
of the two other Padilla , reads. The coun-:
`try far treat is reported assulliarin,gfroisa ,
drought. - • _ •
7216 , Wat.lottal • Eseentirre- Co=lolllo
of the Union League of America at at
Philadelphia yesterday. Ow. 'Geary
welcomed the Committee to the Com
-monwealth. Theexeicative report of tine
state of the Unirm I.rague throughout
the Union was read by the Secretary.
Measures were adapted toad the , pene
ing election* in Mississippi, T exas ' am/
Penusylarania. lan address tathe league
throughout the United States on the
subject of adhering to the objects of Ike
organization an d,sustaining the adminis
tration, and resolutions warmly endors
ing the removaltof Cbnservatives. in Mks
sissippi and other States were adopted.
Appropriations ibr elect ibna about to take
place and other important election mat
ters were attended to. The charter at
she State Coupe ii in Mississippi was re
voked:*and Mygate appointed spe
cial commissioner to re.organixs the or
-der there. Connell adjourned, without
CITY AND SUBUItIk&N.
Llttie Roy fill Led.
We mentioned yesterday that -a little
boy had been killed the ever-111g previ►
one on the Cleve:land and Pittsburgh.
Railroad, near the Superior blest fur
nace.' Yesterday morning Alderman
vin, of Allegheny, acting for the
Coroner, held an Jnonest on the remains
at the residence of his parents, at Woods
Run. It appearii that the little fellow,
named ThoruaeVaughen, bad - been sent
out by his mother with a can a natlk
which ha had to leave to customers in
the neighborhood, and twilling raorewas
heard of him until his mangled body
was brought home. The lardy vras faand
lying across the. track, bv. an ern
ploys of the Superior works. who
supposed it at first to be . that of
a drunken man, but. closer inspection
revealed the mistake. The wheels
passed across the upper part of the
breast, near the neck, and sewsred,
besides breaking the arms, and other
wise horribly mutilating it. The . de
ceased was about thirteen years of age.
The a accurred i McClure town
outside the n
any limits, at a.
point, where a township road crosses the'
railroad track. No person was a witness,
but it is supposed to have been 'done by
a shifting freight train which passed
along a short time before the body was
discovered. The jury returned a verdict
deceased 4 .lhomas Vaughen
came to his death in McClure township
on the 11th day of August. 1869, by bang
accidentally run over by a train on the
Cleveland & Pittsburah Railroad. And
the jury recommend in order to gutlid
against similar occurrences at the same
place, that a watchman be placed there
by the railroad company."
yesterday morning, about four o'clock,
John Rogers, a resident of Allegheny
and brakeman on tho Allegheny Valley
Railroad. was He' Was coming
toward the city on strain, which jumped
the tradk it mile this side of Allegheny
Junction. twenty-eight miles from Pitts
burgh.-- Several of the cars were thrown
down a steep embankment, and Rogers •
falling underneath one of them was
crushed.• to death. The deceased had
been injured on• the road about three
weeks before, and had only recovered
aufficiectto start on the trip which ended
his life. --_
The accident eras caused by a mis
placed switch. The damage to the train
The Prodaction and; Development in the
Penntylvanla 011 !legions During the
Month of July.
The Titusville • Herald of yesterday
contains the monthly report of petro
leum affairs for July, from which we
make the following extracts;
The production during the month un
der review, as shown by the difference
betiveen the stocks held in the region on
July Ist and. August lat and the ship
ments meantime, was 11,607 barrels of
forty-three gallons, or an increase over
the product during June, as shown by a
revised report fbr that month, of abont
400 barrels. ~ •
There was a cimisiderable increase on
Cherry tree and Upper Cherry ma, along
the Allegheny river, and on the Sots in
the vicinity of Oil City. There was also•
something of an increase in the vicinit y
of Oil City. There was also something
of an increase in the vicinity of Beau
farm, on the Smith farm ancl• the Curtin
trait, Lower Cherry run, and on West
The following table shows the produc
tion during July, the average per day,
the production previously reported in
1869, and the average, per day ewe Jan
uary Ist; the product mom January let
to August Ist last year, and the average
per day for the same time:
Total thlpment of crude for July of
Able. or 43 pals. each
Add to reduce to WA*. of 43 galls. each
Total shipment of bbls. of 43.galls.esely. 3a).717
Stock on nand July let .. . ..... —....:14
Nuok on band August 15t...... --SOT 136
Deduct . decrease on August Isg 7
Total production Awing 062 607 .
e per day for 31. Gay
Production Vont January let to July let. 1 933,381
Total production slate January 2,155.9111 i.
Average per day for 212 daYs ..... •••••1 0 1 641
Total prod u Lion slime time lest • ••• 21021.52 a•
Average per day same time lain year, t 213
Average per dardarns/June last year.. 10.608,
With the exception of a falling off in
the product of the farms in the Bull Run'
district,. there appears to have been no
decrease of consequence. In the Pleas
antville district there was a slight de
crease. The product as obtained from
the difference between stocks - at the be- .
ginning and close, and the shipments
during the month averaged about 1,200.
Under continued-large shipments, the
stook WI oil in the rcegAon underwent a
further decrease during July, and on
August let the.total was 370,136 barrels
of forty.three gallons. During thesecond
two-veer:as - of the month the ithipment
was light, and the stock accumulated
rapidly, but during the last week-the
shipments by allrroutee were greatly en
In the E.Mck onrAugost Ist there were
imluded the amounts in trod tankage
and at the wells, and those-on the hands
off refiners,. dealers and pipe companies;
in wooden- storage tanks. These last
amounts aggregated- 12,460 barrelS, and
were located. es biloww. At Titusville
2,060 barrehr, at Miller 1,580, at Pithole
1,0" at Tiolioute 1,000, arPetrofeum Con
tre4,4so, oncherr3 Tres3lnn 2,008,. and .
on IDS/twirl Firrults43o;
1-NTee taindrodnted tan.eviabr-were go
ing 'down onthe first; ptlimpet.
The ship:pont oftenvie :cquivalent
during Julyreachcd-nlittio over, 364,000•
barrels, of key-five gallons pacb,.or a
dailyaverage of 11000-barrels.
The number of wells 4n9rwieloaraldrill
ii.ig increased slightly dturing July, and
on August gest the natal. number MO, an
id crease of 'Bye. Parades tile above
therewere about shay leases on which
on era-lons had been. oontaxtncedwith a
vii. w to sink wells.
areScarcify ortearnory tn the vicinity
of lercducirGt wells ie now .the leading
feature connected with-the development.
At Parker's Isueding on the Allegheny
rhoir, on Upper Cherry ;um,
,on. two of
the fawns onflowers Cherry rim and on
West Hickory creek, n few leases in
goad localities are now being offered; but
. the number is-not equal- to the demand.
'1 hex were very few finctnatkons of
. im:pornince n pricoiron the . Creek during
;July, and for the greater part of abetime.
the market was quiet but firm. At the
beginning of the month otaticres -were
given at '65.35;@;5 Cast - Miler and Titus
ville, and at *5.65 on the- Lower - Creek.
Therewere variaticins often. to twenty
cents from..these figura*, but at the close
the paces c6the early part.
Coulter has 8/golfed his intention to.
accept Eibmill'a last challenge, and, a
meeting a their friss.de to arrange the.
preliminaries will be. held on Satundsy:
evening neat al the! Labelle. Saloon.
Dim. Samna Shoos proposes to: stake
iron:sloo4o 81,000kegatnet an equal snm,
that. Domini cannot.. pull pie miles—two•
and a half miles , to stake boat, turn it:
seturn,to starting point—in thirty
eight Minutes. 11f this proposition ileac
ceptad, he. askti tobave tbocourse. mess
tired- by competent engineers, and gives.
Hamill the choice of the ammo, whpther
it !sante upper °slower Monongskela, or
tkee-Allegbeny, matters not to him.
Thirty-eight 'minutes is renew rapid
time to bet on, and we preennairthe chal
lenge win hardly receive any `attention.
A Smsista Vp.
A buggy belonging to Mr. 'Dickey, of
Brookville, ! Jefferson county was gom.:.
pieta)y demolished yesterday by a loco
motive on the PoTt, Wayne Itailroad.
The baggy, with a horse attached to it.
and occupied by Mr D., was standing on
Penn street, near the railroad creasing.
about two o'clock yesterday, waiting for
an approaching train to pass, when the
horse took fright and, turning suddenly,
ran in between the track and the wall on
the east side of the street, just in time
for the engine to catch the buggy, which
was crushed into's thousand pieces. Mr.
D.-escaped without injury by jumping
out. The horse was but slightly injured.
Yesterday, a Justice of the Peace
Peered before Mayor Blush and made
infoomal ion against his son for felonious
assault and battery. The twain had a ;
row in relation to some ill treatment of I
the mother of the family by the father,
when the youngman, iris stated. drew a
revolver and threatened to "finish of"
his natural paternal parent. On this ;
ofharge he was arrested and required to
give bail for oonrt. Immediately, in I
turn. he made information for mutat
and battery against nis father, who elan
gave ball for trial.