TELEGRAPHIC BREVITIES.

FROM THE BOSTON HERALD.

Mr. Alcott is slowly sinking.

Col. Geo. E. Waring has been appointed on the national board of health.

Inaugural races of the Country Club were successfully contested at Mystic Park yesterday.

The Attorney-General's Department is entirely exonerated from all charges of the star-routers.

THE WEATHER.WASHINGTON, D. C., Oct. 27, 1. A. M. For New England, fair weather, westerly winds, higher barometer, stationary or slight fall in temperature.