TELEGRAPHIC BREVITIES.

FROM THE BOSTON HERALD.

Serious irregularities and mismanagement have been disclosed in the Maryland penitentiary.

Base-ball yesterday : Boston 10, Providence 6; at Philadelphia, Troys 3, Philadelphias 2; at New York, Chicagos 3; Metropolitans 2.

Geo. W. Curtis has written a letter in which he states that he "does not advise, has not advised and shall not advise" Republicans to vote for Judge Folger.

THE WEATHER.WASHINGTON, D. C., Oct. 4, 1. A.M. For New England, fair weather, slightly warmer, southwest to northwest winds, lower barometer.