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WAK O BAC OUT.
It's Come to That.
Eussia Wont Submit
The Peace Conditions
To Decision of Powers
England Calls Out
First Army Eeserye.
Lord Derby Eesigns.
By Austrian Premier.
LONDON, March 28.The House of Lords was
crowded this afternoon, and many members of
the lower House were present. Lord Derby en
tered soon after 5 o'clock and took a seat below
the gangway, instead of on the treasury bench.
He rose almost immediately and announced his
resignation as secretary of foreign aff airs.which,
he said, had been accepted by the Queen, and
he only continued to hold the office until the
appointment of his successor. He inferred
that under the circumstances it would not be
Justifiable for him to follow the customary
coarse of explaining in detail the differences
which led him to lcsign. The cabinet had ar
rived at certain conclusions of a grave and im
portant character, in which he was not able to
concur. To prevent needless alarm he would
say he did not consider these measures as ne
cessarily tending to bring about war. He gave
the cabinet credit for sincerely desiring peace,
but ho could not regard tho measures which
have been resolved upon as prudent
in the interest of peace or necessary
for the safety of the country. When
the concurrence of Parliament is asked for the
measures of which he had spoken he would vin
dicate his opinions. He would state, however,
that he did not dissent from the cabinet's view
of the conditions upon which Europe might go
into a congress. He lamented the obstacles to
the meeting of the congress, but the fault did
not rest with the government of his country.
Lord Beaconsfield said he would willingly re
frain from noticing the reasons which had in
fluenced Lord Derby to resign until the period
when these reasons might be legitimately con
sidered by the House, but so much mischief
might occur from unnecessary mystery, that it
was his duty to say that in consequence of the
belief of the government that the congress
would not be held, and that hopes of rectifying
the disturbed balance of power in the Mediter
ranean by means of the congress seeming to
have altogether ceased, it was the duty of the
ministers to consider what steps should be
taken to prevent impending mischiefs. They
had therefore advised her majesty to avail her
Belf of the services of her reserve forces. A
message to that effect would be laid before
Parliament. Lord Beaconsfield deeply deplored
that he would not have the support of Lord
Derby when he submitted the measures on
which the cabinet had resolved to appeal to
Parliament He had felt of late that the po
litical ties between Lord Derby and himself
must soon terminate. He had believed that it
would be in a very different and more natural
manner, namely: that he (Lord Beaconsfield)
would disappear from the scene while Lord
Derby would remain to take the leading part in
public affaiis. He was sustained at the present
moment by confidence that the policy of the
government recommended to her majesty
would tend to the maintenance of her empire,
of the freedom of Europe, and the greatness
and security of the country. [Cheers,
The opposition, in the absence of definite in
formation, abstained from raising any discus
sion for the present.
THE ANGRY ROUMANIANS.
RT/STCHTK, March 28.The feeling of dislike
between the Russians and Roumanians is in
creasing. The latter contrive all kinds of an
noyance, especially to civilians carrying Rus
sian passports. The Roumanians have also es
tablished duties amounting to 15 per cent, on
all provisions brought here from Giurgevo.
ITALIAN CABINET PRO-RUSSIAN.
PERA, March 28.The Italian cabinet is not
considered favorable for Turkey. Count Oorti,
recently minister at Constantinople and now
minister of foreign affairs, was attorney of
Gen. Ignatieff and is strong pro-Russian.
OSMAN AND LAYARD'S LUNCH.
CONSTANTINOPLE, March 28.Osman Pasha
lunched with the British ambassador at the em
A ROUMANIAN HOPE.
BUCHAREST, March 28.Premier Bratiano has
started for Vienna tointerview Gen. Ignatieff
and Count Andrassy. He hopes to avert the
retrocession of Bessarabia.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, March 28,Troops and
war material are being got in readiness for
transport to England.
THE PAY RE3EBVE ONLY.
LONDON, March 28.In the House of Com
mons to-night Hon. Gathorne Hardy, secretary
of state for war, replying to various questions,
aid it was necessary to call out the first clas
of the army reserve, numbering 13,000, of the
militia reserve, which was between 25,000 and
26,000. The Queen's message to that effect
would be presented probably Monday. This
would be followed by a proclamation calling
out such reserve forces as might be required.
Mr. Hardy pointed out that this is not the em
bodiment of the militia, which would not 'ako
place until it was necessary to send the regu
The press association says Lord Lyons is
mentioned as the possible successor of Lord
Derby, but nothing definite is yet known.
It is understood the royal message will not
ester into a detailed statement of the causes for
calling out the pay reserve.
WANT FLEET WITHDRAWN.
LONDON, March 29.A Constantinople special
says, it is thought Savfet Pasha will request
England to withdraw her fleet, as Russia and
Turkey are now allies.
The Times, in its leading article, says Russia
has adopted an utterly indefensible attitude,
and unless she withdraws, it may be necessary
for us to be prepared to fully assert our rights.
GETTING SHIPS READY.
A special from Portsmouth says orders have
been received at the dock yard for immediate
preparation of all troop ships belonging to
both Indian and imperial governments except
the Simson, and assistance for transportation
in the event of the emergency of expeditionary
Rumors to this effect have been some time
current, but orders are now positive and defini
nite. They have been issued with the concur
rence of the navy.
The admiralty have purchased the large mail
steamer Menolaa building on the Tyne for
a troop ship.
It is probable either Lord Lyons or Marquis
of Salisbury will succeed Lord Derby.
PARIS, March 28.There was a panic on the
boulevarSs to-day and rentes fell to 107 francs,
VERSAILLES, March 28.The Senate amended
the press amnesty bill making it applicable to all
press offences instead of only those committed
under the De Broglie Forton cabinet.
IT IS IMPOSSIBLE.
ROME, March 28.The Pope, in his allocution
to-day, said the loss of temporal power ren
dered free exercise of spiritual power impossi
LONDON, March 29.A Vienna correspondent
states that Gen. Ignatieff, so far, seems to
have confined himself to demonstrating that
Russia's military position is such that she has
no occasion to fear anything, and that she has
carefully considered Austria's interests.
A special correspondent thinks he comes too
late to impress these views, as Austria's
opinion is already tolerably formed, while if he
has any more positive proposals he may be
early, as Austria still seems to cling to the hope
of a European solidarity.
A Berlin dispatch says Gen. Ignatieff seems
authorized to promise, as the price of Austrian
neutrality, restriction of the Bulgarian and
Montenegrin frontier, a railway from Salonica
to the Austrian frontier, and possible exten
sion of Austrian territory. If these conditions
are accepted, Russia is expected to take action
in the East.
INTERVIEW WITH IGNATIEFF.
A Vienna correspondent gives an account of
an interview he had with Gen. Ignatieff, who
declared he did not wish to join in a war, as it
certainly would be without result. He
argued that the treaty carefully
guarded English and Austrian interests.
He saw no reason why England should not
take Nitylene if it chose, but the Dardanelles
must remain open. He attributed the differ
ences relative to the congress to a mere misun
derstanding of words.
Another telegram from Vienna says it is un
true that Count Andrassy informed Elliott
that Austria would remain neutral in the event
of an Anglo-Russian war. Things looked very
favorable to Russia at the commencement of
the week, but have now resumed an uncertain
Count Andrassy shows no disposition to yield
to the persuasion of Gen. Ignatieff. The latter
only speaks of explanations, not of concessions,
to be made by Russia.
Yesterday Afternoon Reports.
LONDON, March 28.The stock market is flat.
Consols are now quoted at 95. Russian securi
ties are nearly two per cent, lower than at the
close last evening.
FITTING UP TROOP SHIPS.
LONDON, March 28.Representatives of the
admiralty were in Liverpool yesterday inspect
ing steamers of the several Atlantic companies,
with a view to their employment in transport
ing troops in case of an emergency. The As
sistance, an iron screw troop ship of 2,038 tons,
is the only transport in service specially fitted
to carry cavalry, and an order has been re
ceived at Portsmouth that all the troop Bhips,
including the five Indian troopers, must have
their hatchways enlarged and alterations made
to allow horses, ambulance and baggage wagons
being lowered below. Besides carrying a com
plete battalion, each troop ship will be re
quired to convey about twelve wagons and six
FROM ST. PETERSBURG.
LONDON, March 28.A St. Petersburg cor
respondent says: The British cabinet in de
manding a formal assurance from Russia,
which none of the other powers support, must
have one or two aims, either to inflict a formal
humiliation upon Russia, or to get out of the
necessity of attending the congress. In the
former case Russia cannot make any conces
sion. In the latter the congress will not be
held, and Russia will endeavor to come to an
arrangement with Germany and Austria. Thus
England condemns herself to isolation, makes
the triple alliance a political necessity, and
perhaps renders inevitable that radical solution
of the eastern question which she wishes to
A dispatch from St. Petersburg says there is
an excited party there who oppose any conces
sion to Austria which might impair the treaty
of San Stefano, which is considered sufficiently
humiliating for Russia already.
LONDON, March 28.A Vienna correspondent
telegraphs: So long as the slightest chance re
mains of a real congress of all the signatory
powers, thus securing a possibility of European
settlement it will be tenaciously clung to here.
All efforts will be concentrated on increasing
these chances and on removing the obstacles in
the way of the congress. The pro-Russian
party is urging the government to accept Bos
nia, Herzegovina, and territory on the iEgean
sea. Another correspondent says: A sudden
and unaccountable change the government's
attitude is reported. It is said Count Andrassy
has only been feigning concurrence with the
court party, and he is now preparing to oppose
Russia openly, with the entire Hungarian party
at his back.
RUSSIANS IN TURKEY.
CONSTANTINOPLE, March 28.The Russians
have issued a proclamation inviting Mussul
mans to return to their homes in Bulgaria, and
warning the Bulgarians to preserve tranquili
ty. Two transports with Russian troops have
left for Odessa.
LORD DERBY RESIGNS.
March 28.Lord Derby has re-
Lord Derby in the House of Lords, stated
that his resignation was not on account of the
demand for submission of the whole treaty to
the congress. Lord Beaconsfield explained that
Lord Derby resigned on account of the calling
out of the reserve.
LONDON, March 28.In the House of Com
mons this afternoon, Sir Stafford Northcote,
Chancellor of the Exchequer, in reply to an in
quiry put by Lord Hartington, leader of the
Liberals, said the correspondence in the recent
negotiations will be all on the table this even
Russia's reply was received yesterday. She
adheres to her previous declaration and gives
the point of leaving liberty of appreciation and
action to the powers leaves every power at
liberty to raise such question as it thinks fit to
discuss and reserves to Rnssia the liberty to ac
cept or not such discussion.
THE GREAT FRAUD.
The State of Maryland to Sue for a Judicial
Declaration of the Result of the Late
ANNAPOLIS, Md., March 28.The House of
Delegates to-day by a vote of 46 yeas to 28
nays, passed the joint resolution offered by
Montgomery Blair on the 19th of March, in
structing the attorney general of the State to
exhibit a bill to the supreme court in behalf of
the State of Maryland, praying the court to re
vise the decision of the electoral commission,
and declare Tilden and Hendricks legally
St, Louis Billiard Tournament.
ST. LOUIS, MO., March 29.The billiard tour
nament which has been in progress here for a
week past, and which has resulted in two most
remarkable games of billiards ever played,
closed to-night, so far as regular games go,
with contest between Dion and Slosson, which
was won by Dion 600 to 517. Winner's aver
age, 12 18-49 best runs, 85 and 68. Loser's
average, 1038-48. The best runs, 77 and 68. Dion
and Schaeffer won first money, and will play off
to-morrow night. Gallagher gets third money.
G. W. McCullough, of Brunswick and Balke
manufacturing company has offered a purse of
$200, to be played for by contestants in this
tournament, and Schaeffer and Gallagher on
one side, and Slosson and Dion on the other,
will contest for it Saturday night.
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DEFECTIVE PAG E
ADMISSION OF DEAN OF MASS ACHU-
8ET8 TO THE HOUSE.
Bismarck and Black Hills Railroad Bill
AmendedA Cheyenne Railway Project
Thompson and Sherman Deny Quarreling
New Regulations for Mail Letting* and
Government Advertisingr-New Hall Clas-.
sifloatlonWhisky, Tobacco and Cigar
TaxesA Pension for General Shields
Col. Worth illgton's Petition.
WASHINGTON, March 28.Senator Ferry, from
the committee on postoffices and post roads, re
ported with amendments the House bill to reg
ulate the advertising of mail lettings. Placed
on the calendar.
Senator Teller, from the committee on rail
roads, reajrted with an amendment the Senate
bill to incorporate the National Pacific railroad
and telegraph company, the object of which is
to construct and operate a railroad and tele
graph line from Cheyenne to Fort Laramie,
thence to Deadwood, and from Fort Laramie to
Fort Fetterman, thence in a northerly or north
westerly direction to the Yellowstone river near
the mouth of the Big Horn river, thence to
Helena, Montana, and thence to the Pacific
ocean. It gives the right of way through the
public lands, including all necessary grounds
for stations, buildings, shops, etc., not to ex
ceed 160 acres for each station. Placed on the
Senator Eaton, by request, introduced a bill
to allow an American register to foreign built
Senator Thurman presented the petition of
Thomas Worthington, late colonel of the 46th
Ohio volunteers, complaining of the proceed
ings of the court martial by which he was dis
missed from the service and asking the passage
of a law for his relief. Referred.
Senator Paddock called up the Senate bill to
amend an act to provide for the sale of the
portion of the reservation of the confederated
Otoe and Missouri and Sac and Fox of Mis
souri tribes of Indians in the States of Kansas
and Nebraska, whioh was discussed briefly,
amended and passed.
A number of bills granting pensions were
passed morning hour, including a
of 0 month to Gen. James
hields, of Missouri.
At the expiration of the morning hour con
sideration was resumed on the Pacific railroad
sinking fund bill and Senator Bailey spoke in
favor of the bill reported by the committee on
Senator Bailey said the bill reported by the
committee on railroads would secure the gov
ernment. The question whether the Senate
should adopt one or the other would be of little
importance, but who could say that these rail
road companies would accept the bill of the
railroad committee as it provided they must do
to make it effective. In view of some inci
dents in the history of these corporations, he
did not think they would accept the bill. He
commented at some length on its provisions
and said it relinquished to the companies $45,-
465.000. The government had already been too
bountiful. He argued that the bill reported
by the judiciary committee did not impair the
obligation of the contract and that there was
nothing in the acts of 1862 and 1864 which pro
hibited Congress from compelling these com
panies to create a sinking fund to pay the
debts due the government.
Pending the discussion, Senator Rollins in
troduced a bill authorizing the commissioners
of the Distiict of Columbia to abate a certain
tax, erroneously assessed upon Edgewood, a
part of the estate of Chief Justice Chase.
The Senate then went into executive session,
and when the doors were reopened, Senator
Lamar submitted a resolution directing the
secretary of war to transmit to the Senate
copies of the repoit of the board of engineers
on the preservation of the water fronts at Vicks
burg, Mississippi, and the letter of the chief
engineer, submitting the same, with the maps
and estimates in relation thereto. Agreed to.
Senator Teller, from the committee on rail
roads, reported, with amendmedts, the Senate
bill to authorize the construction of a narrow
gauge railroad from Bismarck to the Black
Hills. Placed on the calendar.
Adjourned till Monday.
House of Representatives.
WASHINGTON, March 28.Cansideration was
resumed of the Massaonusetts contested elec
tion case, the question being upon the resolu
tion of the majority of the election committee
declaring Dean entitled to the seat.
There being a number of empty seats upon
the Democratic side Mr. Springer, amid deri
sive laughter on the Republican side, moved to
adjourn, and the yeas and nays were ordered.
The motion was rejected by a large majority.
The question then recurred on the resolution
declaring Dean entitled to the seat, and it was
adopted, yeas 124, nays 123.
Before the announcement the speaker claimed
the right to cast a vote and voted in the affirm
The announcement was greeted with applause
on the Democratic side of the House.
Mr. Butler, of Massachusetts, voted in the
affirmative with the Democrats, and the fol
lowing Democrats in the negative with the
Republicans: Cutler, Harbridge, Herbert,
Henry, Potter, Rea, Stinger, Walsh, and Wil
liams, of Deleware. Mr. Chandler, Democrat,
who would have voted in the negative, was
absent and paired.
Mr. Jones, of Alabama, who yesterday voted
in favor of seating Field, said he did so be
cause he thought that according to the Massa
chusetts law Field was entitled to the seat, but
the House having decided against that view of
the law on this resolution, seating Dean, he
would vote aye. [Applause on the Democratic
side.] Mr. Dean was then sworn in, taking the
Mr. Harrison desired to call up the report of
the committee on civil service reform, in re
gard to the case of Doorkeeper Polk, but was
opposed by Mr. Durham, who wished to take
up an appropriation bill, and the question be
ing put, the House refusedyeas 107, nays 123
to proceed to consideration of the Polk case.
The affirmative votes were principally cast by
Republicans, and the negatives by Democrats.
Mr. Foster, from the committee on appro
priations, reported back the appropriation bill
providing for deficiencies in the miscellaneous
fund of the Senate and House of Representa
tives, and the Senate amendments thereto were
Bills were introduced and referred as follows:
By Mr. PotterTo allow American registers
to foreign built vessels.
By Mr. RiceTo establish aboard of Pacifio
Mr. Willis, of N. Y., offered a resolution di
recting the judiciary committee to ascertain all
the facts and circumstances relating to the
making of two contracts between the Union
Pacific and Kansas Pacific railroads, bearing
date respectively about the 22d or 23d of April.
1873, and report such facts and circumstances,
and also whether such agreements were in con
travention of general or special laws. Re
After some discussion as to the order of busi
ness, the House resumed consideration of the
District government bill, and Mr.Townsend, of
111., opposed that section of the bill which ob
ligates the national government to the payment
of one-half the expenses incurred for carrying
on the government of the District. He called
attention to the fact that the debt of Washing
ton city far exceeded, in proportion to the
number of inhabitants, the debt of any other
city in the Union.
After further discussion, the bill was laid
aside as unfinished business, and the House
adjourned. Mail Letting* and Government Advertis
WASHINGTON, March 28.The House bill to
regulate advertisements of mail lettings, as
amended by the Senate committee on post-of
fioes. to-day, provides that before making a
ST. PAUL, FRIDAY MORNING, MARCH 29, 1878.
contract for inland mail transportation, other
than by railroads and steamboato, and except
for temporary service, the postmaster general
shall cause to be published, in not more than
ten newspapers, in the State or Territory in
which the service is to be performed, a notice
in displayed type not exceeding six inches of
apace, that proposals will be received and de
tailed information furnished by the depart
ment within a specified time, and no other ad
vertisement shall be required. The House pro
hibition of sub-letting is modified by the Senate
committee so as to provide that no contracts
for mail service shall be sub-let without the
consent in writing of the postmaster
general, and in case any contractor
sub-lets his contract without this consent his
contract shall be considered as terminated and
the route shall be again advertised. Copies of
contracts for sub-letting must also be filed in
the office of the second assistant postmaster
general and notice be given to theaixth auditor
of the treasury, who shall thenceforth make
direct payments of the amounts specified to the
sub-contractors, and pay the original contrac
tors no more than the balance remaining unless
satisfactory evidence be furnished that they
have made settlements between themselves.
The Senate committee also incorporate into this
measure the following provisions: Hereafter
all advertisements, notices of proposals
for contracts and all other forms
of advertising required by law in the
executive and judicial departments of the gov
ernment may be paid for at a price not to ex
ceed the commercial rates charged to private
individuals, but heads of departments, or their
authorized agents, may secure lower terms at
special rates whenever the public interest re
quires it. All newspapers or other publica
tions in which said advertising shall be insert
ed, shall file with each department a certificate
of their commercial rates as aforesaid, and all
accounts against the United States for adver
tising shall be audited and paid at a rate not
to exceed such certified rates on file provided,
that all advertising in newspapers since the
10th of April, 1877, shall be audited and paid
at like rates.
CorrespondenceThompson to Sherman.
WASHINGTON, March 28.The following cor
respondence explains itself:
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
WASHINGTON, D. March 27.
To Hon. John Sherman.
DEAR SIR:My attention has just been called
to a letter in the New York Tribune to-day, pur
porting to give the history of our yesterday's
interview. This letter does great injustice to
both yon and me, inasmuch as it says that I
referred to the administration as hypocritical,
lying and trifling. Nosuch language was used
by any one, nor anything said which justifies
any such charge. Certainly I did not, and I
am very sure you didnot. True, I entertained
and expressed the opinion that several preced
ing interviews had not been characterized by
that degree of candor which I then believed
was due to me. It was on this point alone
we had any discussion which approached a dis
agreement. I said that, although Judge Scho
field had been already appointed, I was not in
formed of that fact, but that on the contrary,
your voluntary offer to deliver my papers to
the President next morning, and your advice
to call on him, conveyed to me the impression
that the question of the appointment was still
open. You justified your action, and the
President's also, on the ground that until the
offer was accepted, the appointment was not
considered as made. To this I took no ex
ception. If 1 said anything at which you were
surprised, I am not aware of it. If you said
anything at which I might have been surprised,
I did not hear it, and the interview was earnest
on my part, but in no sense was it either ill
tempered or ill-mannered on either side. Yours
very respectfully, JOHN M. THOMPSON.
SHERMAN TO THOMPSON.
TREASURY DEPARTMENT, March 28.
To Hon. John M. Thompson, House of Repre
sentatives. DEAR SIR:Your note of the 27th inst. was
received this morning. I agree with you that
the article in the New York Tribune was with
out truth in spirit or in form. You did not ut
ter the language attributed to you, and espe
cially the last expression could not have been
used by you or anyone without exciting my no
tice and remark, and I know you did not utter
it. You, no doubt, were disappointed that
Col. Sullivan was not appointed as register of
the treasury, but in the expression of your dis
appointment there was nothing unkind said,
or that I regarded as in the least degree un
pleasant. You and General White seemed to
think that I ought to have communicated to
you the fact that the office had been tendered
to Schofield, but I do not think so,
nor would I feel at liberty in like circum
stances, before acceptance, to communicate
a tender of appointments made by me, by di
rection of the President, especially when there
was great doubt of acceptance. In our conver
sation Monday we spoke of Schofield, but you
and Gen. White thought he would not accept.
I was somewhat of that opinion, and therefore
both the President and I were reticent about
the tender of the office to Schofield, and I re
ceived his acceptance by a telegram not five
minutes before you came in Tuesday. The
President knew nothing of it and I told it to
you first of all. The President was entirely with
out fault in the matter, and very properly
heard you state the claims of Col. Sullivan, as
he had no information of the acceptance, and I
know had great doubts of it. It is easy enough
to excite unkind felling among gentlemen, but
in this case I agree with you that there was no
occasion for any. Very truly yours,
The Attorney General Has No Opinions for
WASHINGTON, March 28.In reply to the
House resolution of March 16th, requesting
the United States attorney general to inform
the House of Representatives whether, in his
opinion, the annual appointment of ten cadets
at large, made by the President, respectively,
to the military and naval academy, have been
in pursuance of law, or by custom, and how
long it has been construed as establishing such
power of appointment, the attorney general
to-day sent a communication to the House, in
which he says: I understand that the object
of this resolution is not to elicit the facts con
nected with the appointments referred to in it,
as, if so, it would, no doubt, have been ad
dressed to that department, the means of ob
taining such facts being there, and not in this
department. It is therefore desired, as I un
derstand, that I should render a legal opinion
upon the subject to which the resolution
refers. In that view I must reply that I am
not at liberty to furnish the legal opinion con
templated. The authority of the attorney gen
eral to render his official opinion is limited by
the law which created and defined his office,
and does not permit him to give advice at the
call of either House of Congress, or of Con
gress itself, but only to the President, or the
head of an executive department of the gov
ernment. The absence of authority to respond
to calls for legal opinions coming from sources
other than those prescribed by law, was, early
in the history of the government, suggested to
the House of Representatives by the then
attorney general, Mr. Wirt, and no charge in
this respect has been made by the law creating
the department of justice*.' The view thus
taken has been invariably observed by
my predecessors, including Attorney
Generals Terry, Crittenden, Bates, Evarts and
Williams. I feel that neither my high respect
for the express wish of your honorable body,
nor my earnest desire to comply with any re
quest that it might make, would warrant a de
parture in the present instance from the law
and precedents which have heretofore been es
WASHINGTON, March 28.Charles H. Moulton,
the twice absconded real estate broker who was
rearrested in London, has returned, in com
pany with one of the sureties on his bail bond,
and has been transferred to the law officers.
The President, on recommendation of Com
missioner Raum, has approved the joint reso
lution providing that the tax on all distilled
spirits hereafter entered for deposit in distillery
warehouses, shall be due and payable before
t*-, is?i tAif "p-~*fiL, i a 2f
and at the time the same are withdrawn there
from, and within three years from the date of
entry for deposit therein. In case of non
payment of tax on any distilled spirits, within
one year from the date of the original ware
housing bond for such spirits, interest shall
accrue on said tax at five per cent, per annum,
from and after the expiration of said year, till
it shall be paid.
Subscriptions to four per cents to-day.
The House committee on foreign affairs to
day unanimously agreed to recommend the
passage of Representative Monroe's bill relat
ing to telegraphic communications between
the United States and foreign countries. It
gives the right to lay cables to both United
States citizens and foreigners, subject to cer
tain specified conditions, heretofore published,
and also provides penalties for wilfully dis
closing or interpreting the contents of cable
messages and for wilful injuries to cables or
other property of ocean telegraph companies.
The committee on ways and means had un
der consideration to-day -the internal revenue
tax bill and agreed to classify the tax on to
bacco at sixteen cents per pound. This action
is liable to be changed.
The committee also agreed to reduce the tax
on cigars from six to five dollars per thousand
and the rate on cigarettes weighing less than
3% pounds was fixed at $1,25, and upon those
weighing over 3% pounds at $5 per box.
The secretary of the interior was at his office
for half an hour to-day.
The President has approved the act to author
ize the granting of an American register to a
foreign built ship for the purpose of the
Woodruff scientific expedition around the
world, and also the bill making appropriations
for fortifications and other works of defence.
The House committee on education and labor
to-day agreed to report avorablv upon the bill
introduced by Representative Willis, of Ken
tucky, to provide a fund of $250,000 in United
States bonds, the interest on which Bhall be
paid to the trustees of the American printing
house for the blind, and expended for the
benefit of the various institutions throughout
the country engaged in education of the blind.
The House committee on post offices and
post roads to-day took final action on the bill
for classification of mail matter, and author
ized the chairman to report it to the House fer
passage. The committee, by a majority of one,
amended the bill, so as to allow all registered
periodical publications to pass through the
mails at a uniform rate of two cents per pound.
The Senate confirmed Gen. J. W. Schofield,
of Pennsylvania, register of the treasury, and
John W. Douglass, of New York, Indian agent
at Yankton agency, Dakota. The Senate re
jected the nomination of Robert M. Reynolds,
of Alabama, to be first auditor of the treasury
vice David W. Mahan, resigned, and that of
Joseph W. Husen, of Boise City, Idaho, to be
United States attorney for Idaho.
The bill introduced in the House to establish
a board of Pacific railroad commissioners pro
vides that the President shall appoint three
persons who Bhall constitute a board of com
missioners, and have supervision of the various
Pacific railroads, such commission to receive
$10,000 per annum, and they be allowed a clerk
at a salary of $2,500, the salaries and expenses
to be borne by the various corporations.
The secretaryof the interior sent to the House
of Representatives to-day, with his endorsement
a letter of the commssioner of Indian affairs,
recommending the appropriation of $25,000 for
providing stock, cattle, farming implements,
&c, for the Red Cloud & Spotted Tail Sioux
Indians, lately removed from Nebraska to the
Scotch Episcopates and American Bishops
AppointedThe Red Hat Conferred on
ROME, March 28.A consistory was held at
the Vatican to-day. The Pope delivered an al
locution and then nominated the Scotch Epis
copates, as follows: Right Rev. John Strain,
D. D., Metropolitan Archbishop of St. Andrews
at Edinburg: Charles Eyre, Archbishop of
Glasgow Macdonald, Bishop of Aberdeen Mc
Laehlin, Bishop of Galloway Macdonald,
Bishop of Argyle, Rev. Rigg, Bishop of Dun
His holiness then appointed Father Chaterd,
rector of-the American college at Rome, Bishop
of Vincennes, and Father Reave, Bishop of
He then made the profession of faith accord
ing to the established usage, and took the oath
to the apostolic constitution. Finally he con
ferred the hat on Cardinal McCloskey,who, after
the consistory, had a private audience with the
A BLACK HILLS WITNESS.
He Tries to Shoot a Lawyer for a Personal
DEADWOOD, D. T., March 28.During the
trial of an important mining suit to-day, in the
circuit court, one of the witnesses, thinking
the question of W. H. Daggett, attorney and
ex-Congressman from Montana, was too perso
nal, drew a six-shooter on him, but was}prevent
ed from using it by the bystanders. The wit
ness was fined for contempt of court.
Six-Penny Business in New York.
NEW YORK, March 28.Early this morning a
crowd began assembling in front of the Six
Penny Savings bank, and by noon it had swelled
to about 1,000. Every approach was strongly
guarded and only stockholders and officers
were admitted. It was learned that quite a
number ef persons keeping stores on Third and
Fourth avenues and Broadway, in the immedi
ate neighborhood, had deposit and discount
business with the bank, and drew out their
money -when needed on checks and without
presenting their books. The secretary of the
neighboring savings bank said it was know for
some time past that the six-penny bank did
that sort of business, knowing that it was con
trary to the spirit of the law regarding savings
institutions. His impression was they would
pay about 80 cents on the dollar. Much indig
nation was expressed by the crowd at a rumor
that the bank continued payments yesterday
to favored depositors for nearly three hours
after the injunction to close had been served.
The officers will be held responsible by deposi
tors if the facts reported are true.
NEW YORK, March 28.The depositors in the
Six Penny saving bank met to-night. A com
mittee was appointed to wait on the district
attorney and learn if it was possible to procure
indictments against the bank officers on charge
Paris ExhibitsA Reminder of Robeson's
NEW YORK, March 28.The United States
ship Constellation, with about 600 tons of goods
for the Paris exposition, sailed from the navy
yard yesterday, and expects to reach Havre
April 20th. There still remains about 600 tons
of exhibits to be sent by the French line of
steamers. The steam sloop-of-war Wyoming
went into dry dock Tuesday night, and yester
day a gang of caulkers and ship carpenters
were employed upon her. The copper was
stripped off her about six feet below the water
line, and the seams were found to need re
caulking. The planking in several places was
found to be quite rotten, and places were taken
out and replaced.
A Turf CircuitCompromising With a
CHICAGO, 111., March 28.Leading turfmen
of the West met here to-day, and made prelim
inary arrangements for a grand Western cir
circuit, comprising the following cities: Mil
waukee, Chicago, St. Louis, Cincinnati, Colum
bus, Toledo, and Cleveland. The dates,
amounts of premiums, and other details will
be arranged to-morrow. It is stated that the
success of the venture is undoubted.
The creditors of Henry Greenbanm, to
day, by a large vote, decided to accept his
offer of compromise for 25 cents on the dollar.
Democratic Nominations at Winona.
[Special Telegram to the Globe.]
WINONA, Minn., March 28.The Democratic
city convention last night nominated M. Ralph*
and G. W. Willis for justices of the peace af
ter a long contest. The Democrats of the
fourth ward last night put independents in the
field for alderman and school directors,
PROCEEDINGS OF THE DEMOCRATIC
CITY CONVENTION LAST NIGHT.
Glenn, Workingmen's Candidate Endorsed
for MayorHe Makes a SpeechHill
Nominated for Comptroller-Conference
Committee on the School Board.
[Special Tejggrsm to THE GLOBE.]
Both the representatives of the Democratic
and Republican parties held .nominating
conventions yesterday, and the campaign is
now actively open. The dark-horse of the
Republican party, as will be seen by the re
port on the third page, proved to be Mr.
A.- C. Rand, and the nomination is generally
conceded, even by the opposition element,
to be the best that could have been made.
Mr. Band has not a very ex
tensive acquaintance in the city, which
fact is often deemed an element
of strength in candidates. It is believed
that had he been in the city he would not
have accepted the nomination, but upon Ms
wtorn the canvass-wiH have been so far pro
gressed as to make a withdrawal impractic
able and suicidal. As was expected, the Dem
ocratic convention unanimously endorsed
the Workingmen's Union nomination of
Mr. Glenn, which gives him a power
and supremacy in the canvass, which
will be very difficult if not impossible to
overcome. There was but a very slight
showing of opposition to his nomination in
the convention, it being confined to a single
speech by Hon. Wm. Lochren. The Repub
lican candidate for city comptroller, Mr. W.
B. Hill, was indorsed by the Democratic con
vention, although a very formidable element
was at work and nearly succeeded in nomi
nating Mr. Druckhammer, the candidate of
the Workingmen's Union. The Druck
hammer supporters were the only dissatisfied
element that appeared last night, and al
though dire threats were made against the
outspoken supporters of Mr. Hill in the con
vention, it is believed that better counsels
will prevail to-day, and that a unanimity of
sentiment will be the result.
A rapture in either party or party combi
nations in the present campaign, would be
almost certain defeat to nominees. The
fight will be a close one at best.
It will be seen by a perusal
of the reports that each party
appointed conference committees to make
non-partisan nominations for members of
the school board. This action, it is believed
and hoped, will lead to good results. The
committee are to meet for nominations at
the board of trade rooms at 10 o'clock this
forenoon. Following is a detailed report of
the Democratic convention last night:
Democratic Convention 4
At 7:30 last evening Harmonia hall was
crowded, floor and galleries, with delegates and
attendants to the Democratic city convention.
Dr. A. A. Ames called the convention to order
and read the call. On motion of Frank Mead
Hon. E. M. Wilson was elected chairman
and John T. West secretary. On mo
tion, the chirman was instructed
to appoint a committee of three on credentials,
and in response named as such committee Dr.
A. A. Ames, Solon Armstrong and Robert Reed.
The committe held a short session and reported
the following delegates from the several wards
as entitled to representation:
First wardCharles McC. Reeve, Wm.Oleson,
O. C. Merriiran, Robert W. Brown, Wm. Hoy,
W. 0. Stetson, Simon Lyons, Godfrey Schoeber,
Simon McCarty, Phillip Peck, A. H. Provost,
T. M. Bohan, Nicholas Long, E. A. Cramse,
Second wardWm. Lochren, Carl 8tarn berg,
Jacob Becker, Solon Armstrong, C. D. Kings
ley, Isaac McNair, 8. D. Rollins, secretary.
Third wardH. Westphall, Jo Steffes, Wm.
Rowell, F. Heckrich, P. Bufferding, Wm.
O'Donnell, Robert Reed, E. Boellched, H. C.
Morse, John Alslaed, Nic Baths, E. A. Stevens,
L. Frichie, Robert Reed, secretary.
Fourth wardE. M. Wilson, Chris. Goerin
ger, Rudolph Sieber, Frank Mead, J. W. Law
rence, Mike Nash, Chris. Gorman, A. T. An
keny, John Donofen, J. H. Rolfe.
Fifth WardDr. A. A. Ames, R. P. Dunning
ton, Geo. H. Hamilton, John T. West, H. Ger
rish, Jas. C. Scallon, D. W. Ahern, Wm. Bnrk
endorf, Mich'l Walsh, C. H. Trueworthy, Harry
Williams, Chas. Levi.
Sixth WardJohn Lally, Philip Hartman,
Daniel Doyle, Micheal Mulvey, Thomas Dunne,
W. A. Moore, Henry Kruckeberg, P. B. Corrole,
James Sweeny, August Seigman, John Fever,
J. Heinrich, Thomas Flaherty.
The report of the committee was adopted.
On motion of Frank Mead, the chair was in
structed to appoint a committee on permanent
organization. F. J. Mead, C. McCReeve. and
R. P. Dunnington were appointed such com
mittee. The committee reported in favor of
the temporary officers as permanent officers,
and the report was adopted.
Hon. E. M. Wilson stated the object of the
convention, the officers to be elected, and con
cluded by recommending the final appointment
of a committee to consult with like commit
tees from the other parties with regard to the
election of a non-partisan school board. On
motion it was agreed to proceed to an informal
ballot for mayor. Wm. Lochren presented
the name of Franklin Beeke for mayor. He
believed a mayor could be elected from the
Democratic party. Mr. Glenn was already
nominated by one party, and Mr. Lochren, if
Glenn was nominated, should not feel bound
by the action of this convention. If a new
nomination could not be made he should, of
the two, vote for Mr. Rand.
Dr. Ames nominated for mayor M. W.
Glenn, which motion was greeted with ap
plause. Dr. Ames believed Mr. Glenn's Dem
ocracy could not be questioned, and be was
proud to present his name, and only wished
that he had the indorsement of all the conven
Edward A. Stevens believed every delegate
had a right to support whomsoever he
chose, but questioned the motives of Mr. Loch
ren in the nomination made. He believed he
would also desire to force Hill for comptroller
upon the convention.
Mr. Lochren said he had not made a confident
of Stevens, and he was not authorized to state
his intentions. It was none of Stevens' busi
ness what bis intentions were. (Laughter.)
Mr. Wilson, the chairman, was glad to see so
much of the old-time spirit and life. [Ap-
The informal ballot was then proceeded with,
and the result announced as follows:
Total vote cast, 64.
M. W. Glenn 52
Franklin Beebe 7
A. C. Band 3
E. M. Wilson 1
CM. Cyphers 1
Dr. A. A. Ames moved that the nom
ipation of Mr. Glenn be made unanimous,
without further (balloting. [Cheers.J A vote
being taken it was so declared, with only two
dissenting voices. On motion of Dr. Ames the
chair appointed a committee consisting of Dr.
A. A. Ames, W. C. Stetson and Henry Krucke
berg, to await upon Mr. Glenn and inform him
of the action of this convention.
While the committee were out
he convention, on motion, proceed
ed to an informal ballot for a
candidate for comptroller. Henry F. A.
Druckhammer and W. B. Hill were nominated,
and the ballot resulted as follows:
Whole number oi votes cast 64.
H. F. A. Duckhammer 42
Wm.B, KM 22
C. McReeve then moved to proceed to the
formal ballot, and expressed himself as sorry
the indication of the informal ballot. He had
been informed by members of the
WorJnngmens' Union that Mr. Druckhammer
was not a Democrat. We were here not to en
dorse the Workingmens' Union nominations but
to nominate Democrats. Mr. Hill has been a
hie-long Democrat and always worked with the
party. The Republican* had endorsedpositionbelHile
cause hee wasP an efficient man. He
to take the office of comptroller. He should
be endorsed by this convention as a Democrat
and an efficient officer. The convention had
endorsed Mr. Glenn, the workingmen's candi
date, but they should go no further.
Mea endorsed the sentiment of Mr.
McReeve and deemed Mr. Hill's nomination
necessary to party harmony.
At this point the committee previously ap
pointed introduced M. W. Glenn to the con
vention as the present candidate and the
The announcement was greeted with cheers,
and Mr. Glenn took a position in front of the
chairman and responded in the following
GENTLEMEN OF THE CONVENTIONI recognize
and appreciate the honor you have conferred
upon me this evening by making me your nom
inee for mayor. If elected, I can only promise to
use the little authority vested in me, to the
best of my ability, for the best interests of the
Mr. Glenn was again applauded, and the dis
cussion of the comptroller question proceeded
Solon Arnrstrong also endorsed the name of
Mr. Hdl. The office required a competent ac
countant, and a man conversant with the
finances of the city. Such a man was Mr. HilL
The formal ballot was then taken, and resulted
Whole number of votes 66
Wm. B.Hill 48
H. F. A. Druokhammer 18
Mr. W. B. Hill was declared the nominee of
Hon. Wm. Lochren moved that the chair ap
point a committee of one from each ward and
one at large, to be a committee of conference
to confer with the Workingmen's Union, Re
publican and ladies' committee already ap
pointed, relative to the school board. The mo
tion was carried and the chair appointed as
such committee: A. T. Ankeny, 0. C. Merri
man, Wm. Lochren, Edmund Eichhorn, F.-ank
J. Mead, Geo. H. Hamilton and Isaao Atwater.
Frank Mead moved that the committee on
conference above named confer with the other
committees, and if a board of education be
agreed upon, the candidates were to be con
sidered as the candidates of this convention, if
otherwise the conference committee, together
with the city committee, should place a Demo
cratic ticket in nomination.
The motion was adopted.
On motion the chair was instructed to appoint
a city committee, which was announced as fol
lows: A. A. Ames, chairman C. McC. Ree*e,
S. D. Rollins, Henry C. Morse, A. T. Ankeny,
The convention then adjourned sine die.
Rand might have telegraphed his little speech
of acceptance from Washington.
Rand, if elected, ought to get a pretty good
contract with the city for gas.
And now tbey do say that the ladies' mass
convention WSB called by the anti-Tousley ele
ment, and that the opposition forces occupied
the ground, and compelled the callers of
the convention to retreat.
Prof. Tousley received the following endorse
ment from a lady at the convention yesterday:
"It is worth something to the city to have such
a good looking superintendent." And she
really meant it!
ALL AROUND THE GLOBE.
Gen. Grant visited the studios of American
artists at Rome yesterday.
Sir Bartle Frire, governor of Cape Colony,
thinks the Kaffir war is virtually over.
John Taylor has been arrested at Boston on
the charge of murdering his wife on the 14th
The Liverpool spring cup was won yesterday
by Hesper, Lancaster second and Winchester
The Japanese embassy, numbering 58 per
sons, including the president of the exhibition
commission, arrived at Marseilles yesterday.
The large barn, with valuable contents, of J.
L. Kendncks, and also the residence of H. E.
Housh, Hardenburgb, Ind., burned Wednesday
night. Loss $7,500.
Mrs. Phoebe Atkinson, aged 78, who, it is
alleged, murdered Miss Annie Jones, her luna
tic sister, aged 76, Monday last, at Andover,
Mass., has been arrested at Boston.
Gen. Tannis, who at Port An Prince attempt
ed to revolt and carry arms against the govern
ment of President Canci, has fled and faecreted
himself in the Liberian consulate.
Father Grant, rector of the Scottish college
at Rome, and organizer of the Scottish hier
archy proclaimed yesterday, died Wednesday.
He bequeathed his private fortune to the Cath
olic church of Scotland.
The Maryland House of Delegates has voted
that the State is not responsible for damages to
property destroyed by the strikers' riots in
Baltimore, it being an occasion when the laws
could not be enforced in due time to prevent
the destruction of property.
In the Ohio Senate yesterday House bills to
compel fire insurance companies to sanction
policies upon application of policy holders at
short rates and to compel persons selling fer
tilizers to place upon each package an analysis
of its component parts, ere passed.
In an affray at Elliottsville, Rowan county,
Ky., Tuesday, between a gang of fifteen men,
headed by Tults and Jake Brooks, arising out
of a family feud. Brook's brother had his
throat cut from ear to ear, Jake was fearfully
beaten and a number of others wounded.
The comunist, Captain Garcin, sentenced to
death by default, on the charge of being a ring
leader in the shooting of Generals Thomas and
Lecomte, who returned to Paris and was court
martialed, has again been sentencd to death,
but it is thought probable bis sentence will be
A report comes from St. Alexandre, Canada,
twenty-five miles from St. Albans, Vt., that de
velopments strongly point to La Page, hung at
Concord for the murder of Josie Langmaid, as
perpetrator of a cold blooded murder of two
women, a mother and daughter, at that place,
ten years ago.
The French chamber of deputies repealed all
the grants which bad been restored to the bud
get by the Senate, except the increased grant
for invalids. The rejected grants include
those for a naval chaplain general and for
scholarships at seminaries,which created special
ill-feeling on account of their clerical tendency.
Mr. Sutton, the most conspicuous opponent
of the directors of the stockholders' meeting
of the Pennsylvania railroad company, says
the question of legally contesting the right of
the management to organize the trust or
funding scheme under the authority given at
the recent election, is under consideration, and
will be definitely settled in a few days.
Funeral of Judge Leonard.
NEW YORK, March 28.The remains of the
late John C. Leonard, member of the House of
Representatives, from Louisiana, who died
recently in Cuba, arrived at this port to-day
in the steamship Saratoga, from Havana. The
body will be taken to Westchester, Pa., the
former home of the late Representative, for
burial, accompanied by a joint Congressional
committee appointed to attend tne burial.
Last of the Cuban Rebellion.
NEW YORK, March 28.A letter from Havana
March 23d. has the following: The surrender
of insurgents, armed and unarmed, continues
in different portions of the island, and only
one of the prominent chiefs, named Maceo, is
still holding out in the mountains of the
eastern department with, it is said, about 400