Elmiiía, N. Y ., Juue 22. - Prof. O Bartholomew, ttio aeronaut, met with a serious accident while descending from his balloon Thursday afternoon. About 5 o'clock hls bulloon was satisfactorily Inllated and surrounded by thousands of people. He waved tbem adieu as he caught the ropes and waa swiftly borne ekyward. Before attaining the height he desired he noticed the balloon was not likely to go higher, and seeing he must jump before ha desired he boldly suot downward. The parachute opened very slowiy, but when wlthin 3(10 feet of the ground the descent was gradual. Nearing the ground the aeronaut saw that he must drop on a lady sitting üi a carriage, and to save her he jumped too Koon and struck his right leg on a railway iron. The concussion broke the limb near the ankle.