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WASHINGTON D. C, TUESDAY MOllNING, DECEMBER 10, 1872.
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pMM, ri ! to emmnN will thews b(tM,
mi Mf h nous to I autd aenarateir, until the
antonnf of the dftbt rof wfcMh
Tertna i One-f mirth of the pel
bona to m ld la OHO, Mil tl
own m lave . lor wim in iroinr w otu
irchiM money of each
loita ta ba taJil in tub. kail laa ramaliuiar la aunal
fo'taltmeata of alt, twalT end eybUen Enootaa,
vith lot nwl Utfnan tl tha tata nf IniliHMBtnm.
to be ei-ure4 to the aatbrfst-tiou Of that ruateea. All
convar eitrtnir to be 1 lMm of Ike pnrcheaer, and
4jhmu of will be riira oa each homm at
the time of purcus... . .. .
I1UKLN at ttfi.I.IAM.
riTlUKlt it- (l,KAr
iurtlnutn rt ILmI l'atala nraltrl
ruthweat cunwr fton. eveniie and CIctmiUi llm1,
of flnrrfBb ArtitfoIlrouxa. ooroirliin Ufm
tiJlliM. Btatia and Afat Vawa anilTmiamanla;
laxva llall YaaM, KrJlUi Coin ran, tird Rooairm,
AUlMf HUtuattwyAo., A. Ac
Thi oHlorOoii wltllo arrud for xamloatlon
Tonna of aaiai for all a oma nndar I IDS, eaan; ovtt
tbal amount, W dar crMtt for apurovad paprr.
Two flntjtMmUd Carrara Marina fltalntw. rrp
raaanumr tUbcor attb Well and KrrnohVauua.
dNdt. laTIHEHl (rI.RAKT. Aota.
Y IUTIMBR A.- OLKAIIY.
nrtr aamirad tbcrabri
1. at rabllo auction.
in iron m tavit-ri
moir. a. u.
D. 1H71. at 4 o'rlork il
lnjr daanibad Tot, ptaonor parrM of trwibd lylnjf
aud bmitur In taa dtr of waaalnrUm. IX t, and
Known on tha arotind plator Han of Mid cllr "aa
, i.r r
atTMl noranTrtinninirbk with tba wlJtfc tba
tUtaiMaorrortr-l'btl) feeV WtW All tha tm-
Tarrna o aaTai Ona fonrtb eaan, of which U mnat
Mpaida4ibaala,l)alanoatnalt, twalra and rUn
tMainontaa,wltblntaptat UtaraUof t rr fnc
iiar annum, rrutn tba as? of wla. and aannrad br
Uad ToTtrual to Uta MtWaotkm of Um trtutaM. If
M IMiBM. wiU
firrriAL balk op klluamt tbkhch ar.
Vlab. itaXiaK wakulkbtatDaUt. ao
Aa'TtTEADAT HORN IN 0. tMrmibar !, at
tid.H. al our anntliui ranma. aiiuLhwoat anrnar n 1
rnn)rivla itnu and hlamnUk atrt,1a b
aid.brordfrof tba Importer, Maamra. Vlit Broa,
rkU VHv VIU A HniuLl n Ptilladvluhlk. a AnllMatmi
rwMlltteroMrtranM ona itrt'i koUos,at tba
JwMvaatrif nrat mirehaaar. All oonvaraaetnir
aMU ooat otiM purrhaxir: too down at tba ttroa of
Y lUTiaiKH 4e CLBAIIYjl t
InMlAnwn and lUal EiUUTlrOIr.
.outhwMt oornw of IVnn. arn. and LlavanUi atirat.
ViiVa frt viY.tr ni
TfALP and BiiTrt hTRKKrH t
A Br rlrtna of a daeraa of tha Sarrema Court
Li"iftJi.Tp.:,oirer for aaU at publi auo-l
to a r.fo-, allart and are all nv;
I .trMlJMMv.il th. tu. two UttffiESySfr
,ii latSim.a br IwMlorir Jrun. km". im
.wurulhrUMirHirahM.r'. not uid dMd Of. tru.t.
.trtli. kato In eMk t lb. purcbMw.oHiop.
.trtb.vbato In twl t lb. purtwwi owon. m
Jirf V" I" ul niUc.Uoii ot ab. Conor-
Af.Jl-t ISssSfsWi'f VA'i
UOMD1J. Uti,(.rf,ini. UM I 0d !
tri 0tl8r-.QaJICI OF TUtWUIOiNQT
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Aneutnr.r. .no nMii rM,"Zm mvt
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auctiox i or
eifftrVlh R?ln- front of twutr frt oa a.wtU
. iiil n Four "n3-balf and Hlitb atrMta,
a haan anivilvlnaa
on HktliHDkV: pMrbar li. tin. lb. tlon to tm.nd tbt uonitltution ol tht I'nittd
vnd.rdnH will ..II tllJ'l'Uo f"n. sutM w u U proTldt lor 111. f IfOtloa Ol Pr.ll
fc J. "? rS,VOTJtilVnViraiyoJ drot h, . dlm ott ot tbt peopl. without th.
a auss: Su irt. " "
r" ' c"h m "".Va-nnE w. rqrnjiiN.
TannS of Sal, as araaarll
,; SuTmiBIuI r.a.bi. itM to im fjuri;
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r MTlMBH.eV flJUUr.
Ivanta aveosa aud JUsvaaAb etreat.
YiRHflla. Jsanarr . l7a. wa will
i. at our iow,iri"Mi
na lauovtudi "TV.jm
I IMaaooi-, I aaruai
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d.H.wkJi 1ATIMOI raAJlV. A..CU.
lH.SH',? rlfS'ltt iV.ou.M ik. r.JIDce "bill tw null tnd robl. tMVJW M,
i-..r.iijttiwk."ji Trl-W jy;?;,;;,,?',,, ,b."j.n).t BirrudKii),ui
The Navy Dewlaiautwu.,, Ttrr ii.w fork,
-k.lromUi.d.rol " ,h, i M tblrtw
V 41KKKN eV VVII.l.lArtW. Aartleaerr,
J Bo. teol, MNiffNl f- twr Tkkdh and D rtrerta.
e rayed br the HtrmM
lb prmWm Hotl bAY. t&
r, ibtjl a 4 o-f ho p. lo., m that
inu im um nix JnX"t"p1
noVS tannin at In noiib-
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parHf I with OmrfTwiftrvft IW M
rf-ii iwum nrtnn ami
art la wait Una ri I Imi.
btm ativM i tooor Bonfh br and with nt lint of
CxmaTaa atryt ll rt to IwatanUvr.
uiiviii ana ik iuw mm
mt bualnaa atanda In lb dtjr of
al tDXMIurparB',Btat'U) IntrrMt al lb
a lira rrtJnt on tba proiiartr aold i or th mtrchaM
tnoninf mi b raid In ab or tanm BhnrtvT tim thn
Sarorild,a(Ui(aamrata or Intmwt. Adpplt
J)olurM)rwinlr.dof the prcbaarr at tlma of
al. AUoonrrraaatuvanft aUtmia mt ooat ol imr
rhawr, Wfl.K. itAJTlNtifix.
riliijp A.Diukiu.r, iwrirrra.
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drift! IflttfHpUotir) AacUoiiMra.
Nortnwrat ornr T
flrt . Br Tlrtaa of tlard of tnwt to na, daM April
HMi1iiddulr raonrdM In I Jtr 9 folio Via,
on of tb land rroorrt of HanliluKton,
wlUarllalrmbrioanrtlnn,ln front Of tha mrmlataa.
to tha IjUbral 1At, on MOSUAV. tba rw darof
tbrrrbv aaeuivd. i
'a anu-dlrlaion n
of lota M and Bt, In
ni" ''"!, in
aul41llon of aiar44MoavUurwltb Iba toinrorf
nrnM ttarrroa, connltirurof two iUrr llitlCK
1oilftr.H, jjoa. fl and mjt itraot Dorthwral.
Trrntai TtaaanMMinl nr I ha inilrliiadiwaa attmrrA
braaiJrtMhf tnwt,UO0, wtth lntnvt. aad th
uMof aata,1nrMni haianrflnnind II
tprmaof aala arr- not rtnnHltxl llh i
irMinxiarfi oi mix onin
aftrr aala thf fropf rtf will m rraold at th rlk aiul
finnhaMr. C'ourrrmtMinjr at
Wknt Oataldrn Hmy,
Appropot of tit reolutlon of lnqnlr pre
afnted j Mr. Rooerf)t r few days ao, the
UnnUbnrt Matt Journal fjn: "Tlirre U to
lw An In rr ligation Into Dip manner In wMcli
the. Hoard of Public Worka of WaalilnEton
rltr ha brn anemllnfr It rnntnrlallnna.
certain rormben of Congrcp btfriuulntf to
iuidk u hx mnrii monrr la iimhi uy uioap
funrtlomrlra. V know little, If tnjthlnif,
about the Board of Pub! It Work of WmIi
tnfton, tut we do know, from yeAra of prr
aonftl obMrratloo, that Coojrcii haa nerer
done what waa due from the country to Its
national capital. Wuhlngton cltr waa laid
out on a aoale of maentflcenre which no mere
ranntrlpalitr could develop and carrj Into
rneci, iiiflTaiueoi reai ernaie nerer juan
fled It, and, therefore, for yeara I he arcmiea
and atrceU of that cltj were In a wretched
rondltlou. at oertaln aeaaona artuallr Imnaua
Me. CongrMonht to prortde for the Im
proTemeut of all the atenuen, for the Intro-
u anion ox water ana tor neneraife. 10 a
limited extent Contresi ha been dolnir thla.
and, ae a matter of courao, to rdmmeure a
great work haa rott a Urge amount of moneyt
and now CongreM wanta tolnteietlRate. Let
the authorities of h anhington bow a rlean
inert of arronnta, and then the country ought
demand that the Government awlnt largely
In taklnir care of Ha caplUl. It la Ita lmlmw
to do ao."
crated G. W-Wtahllahed thla metroprtU wUll
lear hi name, It haa teen a euhjert of dla-
J-nte In Congre one act of Benatora and
teproaentath ea aeeklng to Improve and beau
tify It by liberal appropriations, while another
haa opposed the expenditure of a dime of
national money here. President Grant tiar
log edvlsed Congress to aid tn making the
Diatrlct of Columbia a credit Able place for
the national metropolis the Democrat have
availed thomielve of the opportunity to a
aall him, by attacking the management of
Diatrlct affair, and we are te have another of
tboae expenaive and nrofitlea farce n lo-
Teatlgation committee. While mlatakea have
undoubtedly been made by the DUtrict Board
of Public Worka. and while too much work
has been commeneed. It cannot be denied that
the appearance of Washington and George
town haa been greatly Improved, and that at
laat the metropolU U becoming worthy of the
The new York TimtB correspondent aayi t
The Appropriation Committee of tbe House
(o-day discussed Ui special bill to reimburse
t UieDUtrt-t of Columbia 1,IKO,000 for the
eipeilAM of Improvement In front of Gov
eminent unlldTng and groutwl. The com-
mlttee wUI probably make a unanimous re-
" " . ,. .. ...'in. .., .. ,,
Dort In favor of the bill. The farther consld
eratloQ wae poatponed until Tuesday nt,"
I Fropeaed AmeBiImenie I the Cooatllallan
ia tl, uou. ai ntprMtniitiru, r.at.m.7,
Mr, Lrook. ol Ullu, Introduced Joint rnol
In the Ho of Representative, yesterday,
Intenentlon of elector. The proposition con
template that the person voted for ahall he
named on tbe ballot, and the vote tha cast to
b tonraraeu to tne secretary oi oiaie oi me
Btate in which cast, who ahall make a list of tbe
persons voted for, with the number of votes caat
for each, and seal and direct such list to the
prcBioent or tae rwoaie, wno snaii,in me pres
ence of tbe Senate and House of Itepreacnta-
tivas. ansa the ccrtlSCAiea. when the votee ahall
men coquteq anu ma person saving ine
i a Hereon
hlgbeet number of rote for Prealdsu. aballbe
declared elected If each number be a majority of
ail the votea cart; and tt no person bae eucha
majority, from the person having th highest
number, not exceeding three, the House ofliep
reaentattve shall choose Immediately, by ballot,
the President. But In choosing tbe President
the vote shall be taken by mate, each Htate
haying one vote, a quorum for this purpose to
Cotjklu of a member or member from two-
imraa w tae a-aut", wu a tuajuiiij ui an m
statee akail be necessary to a choice; and it the
ilome of IteprtaeQtaur ahall not choose a
'resident Whenever the fl bt of choice shall de
volve npon thu before the flh tt March next
foUowlng, then the Vice president ahall ait as
President, a In th rase of death oroihar eon
tltntlonal dlsaidllty of the PrtMldant,
Tne same provisions are uaoa ior ma iocuub
t)f Vice President, except that in the contingency
non-election by tbe people the tteoate ahall
clean tie same manner a prescribed for tbe
House inUe t.'VM00 ot President.
Tbe resoTutleu wtl. rfrerred to the Committee
on the Judiciary,
The following la the ronstltntlecilamendment
pr a posed by Mr. Banks, and referred Id the.saine
wramltW'J , . ,. . , .
lUB C.XBt'nilrv mwrr nuiil im iratni iu
President of the Vailed Htalcs ot America. He
shall hold hu. office during the term ot lx year.
thafartp Ita llHlkla tnr ra-rlcrtlon.
Vte president shell bold btioffic during
thter0f ol lx yagrs. The President and Vice
Prra.de.nt shall be raaacn br tbe eiectOfa unall-
ed to vote lp tbe eection of RepresenuUree to
iatx,ngreaoi tn L'niicooiates a an ciw.iun
whlah ahaJi tn held for that ourDOse on the aauie
day appelated l th eeverai Htate for th elec
tion U ltBPraIJlljrc Ml ifliui"n, uf am ii
maaaer and under uh regolatiou a Congres
may by law dlreut.
Jam Rlvrr Snd Kaiawhs rll.
Mr. Healer, of Pa. Introdneed In tbe Hou-.
and ha1 referred to tbe Committee on Commerce,
a bill for tbe completion of a water highway from
the mouth of th James river to the mouth of the
Kanawha rtrer, which Is very elaborately drawn
end minute In detail. The bill provides tor tne
? (traction, under the direction of the Beore
Urrivf war and the engineer corps, or a canal
not ivm . seventy feet wine anu aeven leci
deep, CBMUeae dnltUDg the free passage of
veesel ol not more ttic two hundred and eighty
ton burden. Kor tb iixscerr funu to carry
out tbe proposed work the HsoAtiry of the Tree,
ury liuthorlxel to Issue eight tuulliia tsn-Ofty
iiyvd. be rtj)g fonr-andHt-hall per cent, tali rent,
tkiri4a aaial-annusllv. llie work Is. however.
hot to be eofbM.Qrad imtU th State or Virginia
lM.wJlVtl?llffl, conveyed to tbe
United iHi3iitfib 'J'l and Interest In
IIS urnvui ,...- " -rvturji
s-ork l not compieteu m uiid
I'M Mireltrir ol tbt Iuterlor, h
qterlor, ho Is, .ijKrK
bImS ilwiu Vtitiir"it,, U"'',.,"1!t. teS
MUiOurL llllooU. Indliot, llhlo, Kenluir. tit
au&SUS TOl5i.C Wh7 ire .tfhftd to
miuid. rnilnuln, opertlt. Jiltuigt tud control
tu!X.blwiwr t. tt .W'ifS.0' "m
dlturtt liter completion irt loU llinlloa lo lb)
iigitage im 4 control
:y"fr!?.u'.":,'".K: .Vroiu. tiFuiii.
.?7V.Vt ... !.. ..l.mntlon Ol tkt bOuJ.
tq Wit wtn '" "
Wmii OUckfo min Btrr'tt t H, tbt
ptjItVt "7 om trttil . .4-l)4 ")"
wxa.ni it. (J. HoM
anrtton. In front of
R4 Ur Of UMNIIM
".ft jgVtf fi"''
auuu. i ...i iiiuimini
TERRIBLE STORM IN ENQLAND.
Namereun Maria Irlaaafera nad f Irenl He
atrvellM f rrapertf Tb CMala In
FrwneOter--The V1eai1a In llatj Can
llaaed'-Tlie t'aantr llerorai III) I FtMM
taal'parrllaaae af t rrnaataa lliri
Ctnlle Caarehra la l'owa CUaed.
ntn AT II U ITA IN.
TarrlVI fclnai Uw at. Deal ruction te
lrrlr and rthlpplac.
Lowdom. pee, . A terrttile weaterlr sale
caeatnc, gftat Htrrwim property of n
"hub, iitnuKi;riisiui; .uiiu,rur sdiiaiiu.
Tetearaph wire were prostrated, and in my
building were demolished and other damaged.
In this city a large number ot pedestrians were
denned to the ground by the violence of tk hur
ricane. Ptreet-iamM and advertising i-oanl
were blown down, and many per-0" were In
jured by flying debris. Plipatchea from em-
port towns report nnmeroui marine oleasters.
Eight ships were blown ashore in the harbor of
Ilymonth, The flagahlp NarcUau, X.MH ton,
pai ted f rom Iter monrlns In tbe Tiartmr of Paren
rrrt. bnt her crew aneeeeded tn again anchoring
ir before anv dsmsge was done. The gunntng
ahlpCambrhlire and three email meronantmen
lying In the same harbor parted from their
ancbors aud were lo great danger, but wrte res
cued from their pehluaa position.
The UleRraph wire In tba north of Xngland,
which war deatroyed by in atom, yeaterday, are
not tn wortina order, Pianatrhei from ail other
section of th conhlrr hrtna Intatllwanca of wraat
oeatrartlon of orejriy, 1 he gtle was a arvere
u i Bin iin ticwuii m iu iwi(iaui, aim nuav
eompanled by llffbtnlnir and rein, klany town
were floodeiL, Haveral veaaelaarahor in Cork
harbor. The daman to property In that city U
very great. Many bnlldiDK were nnronfiidand
trees blown down. Three pinnacles of the tower
of Mt, Ihomu1 ctanrrh tn Rxeter, Devonshire,
were blown d jwn while the coaareintlon wis at
worahlp, and fslllna oa tbe roof rruHhed through
Into the body of the etaorrb, Tbe cona;retratlon
wae eelied with a panie at the flrat lutlmailon of
danger and rushed from the building. None were
killed, and their escape is rrtranled u mlraculon.
The Lehorn, from Hunderland for New York,
want asaore, enu was wrrraen on lAweatort,
TkeertwbArlvrVcand. Uanr nfth antanuwl
by the troops at Aldenhot were destroyed. At
oxford, the ens pel of Oriel college was badly
uaiuiKru, iuu inn irrint urimt oi ine itreat
WMtvrn railway wa entirely demolhhed.
1 he harttor of CArdtfl I crowded with shipping
lying there weather-bonnd.
A number of cottAoe at Ttridgewater were
Mown down during the stnrm yeatenlsy.
Avxrtrr ma mi wrtAMia cmr op innrrm.
The steamanip City of Ilrlntol has not yet ar
rived In ort, and much anxiety la K-lt reganllng
ACTION OK TBI DEATH OP nIII IT.
A meeting at tl Langbam hotel on Hatur-Uy
nlgbt to take action pu the drsth of Hirrare
nrecley u well attended. Mr. Donheiiner
fieblrd, and among tboae present were Messrs.
tcCulkxh, Kody Altaman, Bates Htephaaus and
Plghy Heymunr. iteaolntton of eulogy and re
grrl a ere adopted.
lutaiif. Pec. t. The county reform bill
finally passed the upper House of the Diet to
day by a vote ot its tn tl.
I'STIIUUU l-Hl'ni'HIM riJMXP.
me ramouo ennrrn eoiueesin ne city and
.ti,r, oc the charch,. .nJ lb. Iwchrr. In tbe i
Catholic schools have been summoned to appear
before the inagltrti for examination on the
charge of pnbiirir reading an exciting pastoral
letlrr ltiinl i.y the bUhop of rotten.
Pitts, Pec. . The appointment or Goulard,
Minister of the Interion I-eonnsy, Minister of
Finance; Fourton, Minister of Public- Works, and
Calmont, Prefect of the deiartinent of the Heine,
are published this momlng In theofficlsl Journsl.
Iliongh the Ministry a now formed 1 regarded
aa transitional, the aitove-mentloneil appoint
ments inucaie a .enuinauon oi inecnisani
seen re the Government supporter the Right
VTimi wm Mit vtuhci I
rtn-nos eiiixo BT tub ronra.
The police entered several wineshop vector-
day and soiled copies of petitions for tbe illssolu
tlon ol the Assembly whkli were ilrculating
there for slgnatnree. l
Tbe flood Hpreidlng.
TrniN, Deo. t. The flood in the North of Italy
continue to spread, and some of the larger towns
III! on the Malawi Dank.
Vvitv Tntr Ta.. a Tti r.iti Ati tru fittnti1
Bank, commenced on Hatiirdav, continued thla
morning, but was spiiarently over by the after-
lll,ooo of which was returned. lbedeiosiiain
tha bank: nn Hjiti.nl1 mornlnv anionntnl tn
th. b.nk on rUtunliv raornln? .nmnntnl to
I1M.IM1IL Th. rlnlt.l of th. b.nk I. IKKLniia ,nl
th, omen Mjr th. uieu trsRoml iml .tilltiiir.
No outalda aaidstanre ha been receited. but
money will be liorrowed on securities, if neces
sary, to aatlHty the demands uf deoiilturH.
Tbernn wu caused ty the Cbaiham National
Bank refining to continue a clearing-house
agent of the M utual Hank, for the reaon, mlsun
darstoodby tb depositor, that it did not prove
BXUOVAL OP Tl H. PORTRAIT.
The sniiervtsora toxlar ordered Die removal
from tbeir room of tbe Immenae tvuttralt of v.
ih jurj -iiu-uTri.itaiiii(i in iuf.iuubi
will i-.u in,lih,iiiiniiniiil tnr tha nla nlttV
Oeorge W. Itowen. 1 be trial la expected to last
at least a montn.
wixt-roiuiop TngATtAMTtOAHD omat wwmtRN !
tne Atlantic anj ureal esiern rauros'i anare
holders: Oeorge H. McHellan, W, W. McFarland,
Lloyd Aiplqwall, A. H. Hewett, I-twrence WeU.
Rilward Cooper, James II. Hodgskln and James
11. Fay. all ot NW ork; George Il.Wrlght,John
Todd, II. ii. person eni) Reuben Hltthcock, of
Cleveland; and G. Ross, of Condon port.
Jndire Barrett, of the Hunreme Court, to-dar Is- '
VUI I UVU1UI BUM.
sued au onler to show cause why the bail in the
sultot tbe Krle Railway Company agilnst Jav
Oould should not be decreased, or such other re-1
liei Rranten name roart may aen nt.
....A.. AKnu.AB..iw Au Bmvtba. a
Pi'iiraKiuuii ii r vj-iun um vr a nigral js
Frivate dlsDatcbes state that the 1'nlon B
of Brussels haa been granted an extension
or iirnnei naa nern granmi an rxiension oi
four Heeksrand that tbe arrangement of Its
arfalrs hasVcn tiiten in baud by Fone.1, the
...rJi.i.rtMnuut. iha la.iii iu i u'nnni tiAnaa
notole JVanwHtHf. tb letuLu-T dlsvoant bouse I
CtGltlOI'M ACCIDOT IN CINCINNATI.
Foar Men Hilled and Four U'eaaded.
f rNCtKiUTt, Dec. . At t.W o'clock this p.m.
th caffol'Ilng on a naw aldltlon bulldlug to
the water works fell and carried down eight
workmen, killing four Instantly and Injuring the
other. Th scaffolding had been erected for the
purpose of putting np wrought-lron trusaea for
the roof of tbe building, and gave way under tbe
welghi of three Iron truasea weighing many ton,
(ret Ipltkting the men to the ground aud the wa
er beneath, about eighty feet.
The killed were Jamr Rritt, George Hughey,
Charlea case and Frank MeyenC The two hud
named fell Into ten feet of water. The wounded
are lAny Costegan, ThoH. Qrltt, John Cahlil and
Barney Haley, none of whoro are thought tnlte
A pari lletnrra Kdltqra.
AnjceTA, Ui-, Dec, ,-Jaines H, Hsyaant,
niiktir ui h iimwt) mix ffiiruiui w. iiiunuiiiK,
editor of the. yms, weekly piiters, published at
Orangetiurg, N, C fougba tlue this morning,
at Hand Bar ferry. After exrhanglngtwn shots
without hloodahcd fire rtie eelutri and left
flfuilclpil FJertUn In Wercesler
Woarka-rRH, Mam, lhv, 9. Clark Jll)on. Re
publican, was eiecieii mayor uvisy uy a majority
of 4IT, In a toUl vote of 43T.
Th aliltirinen elected are all nana biles ns. and
so are also a majority of thememlrera of the
common council aud the school committee.
TIIRUHATIIItit Hi: PORT.
WASHiHaroM. D. o , Do. . lia I a. m. i
eTNOrni I0KTUI rAMT T XNTV-POl'H UOCKS,
Over tbe lower lakea and the Ht. Lawrence t al
ley north westerly winds, cold, cloudy weather
and light snow. now prevail. Iu the Middle and
Kaiteiu States northwesterly winds, clear and
clearing weather, low temperatures, rising ba
rometer. In the flulf and south Atlantic Htatea
northeasterly to northwesterlr winds, dear, coM
iWeefber. la tbe Northwest, the upper lake
mgiiu' Huu iitvtJs ir nt-rAiiattj, ttiit, i iuiiDvnrrj,
andcoluf,meters. northwesterly wind, clearing
arid pattiy t loudy k dlminloinng pressurea, calm
tempefaikire d IU4TI followed br lucrrase.1
to-taorrdw. in tqe gurfrlng to southeasterly
State tijrthweaterly wind aouth Atlantic
aastailr, with clear cold weatrrtng to north
n.ntara. nn tha nnner lake, and vod hlirh bs.
OhTo Mlley northerly aild westerly V to the
ill Vuttt luanew KnjUnJllortliweittrU wlwli,
.blllog to uorlberljr iuJ PQ..1UIJ tu north.
iMlcrlj, wltb iil.ti wetth.r, Oureu.4 pnuurai
ami IUW wiuwi-iyn". 'iai., "'Kiv
tlnie at Buffalo, ItocheaUr. Oswego, Portland,
Me., Boston, New London, New Yotk, Cape Ms
QOV. WARMOTH IMPEACHED.
lfela SaapeaiUtl frwin Ordee IJenf. Uet.
riaehkaek faatalled ae Garrraar T
Heaate Oraaatred aa a C'anrt f la.
raekaieat Attempt mt Waralata
Tlrlbe rinehbark JaiUre Flntare Vlfed
aid Imprlaaaed far ('aatranpt j
NewORLRAJOt, Pee. t. In Ike Mechank Id
tltnte Leglalatnre to-dt; both Tlouaei orgadxed,
aivl a Joint committee waa appolateil totafocra
the fiovernor that V. W. Lowell wi elected
Ppeakrr of the Honae by eccUmatloa.
The nommg-over senator entered a wtlttaa
prntntagamattbemaanai tawhlett-tae jtmae
uwi uttu vrsaautni
flnchhack stated In lie Rotate to-dir-that
Gov. Warmotb and Teed, of the TYm waft to
Dnchttack's hoaa at II oVlock last night end
offered him avj,ooo and the appointment Of a
large number of omcer It he (Pinchbaek) would
pursue the course which they would point oat.
In the Federaleonrt to-day the Y'araotb eon
tempt rise was postponed until to-morrow on
account of the tUnesa of Judge Dnrrelt
Woch Interest Is manifested regarding pellt!
ral moremenu. Qnlteacrowd gathered about
the Mechanics' Institute, where the ICeUnrg
Leglalature met, and the City ball, where the
maion members were In caucus, aa well aa the
Federal court-room, where the Warmotb con
tempt case was set for a heating.
Judge Elmore, ot the Eighth district court, and
Mr. Manning, the clerk, were arraigned before
the Rupreme, Court for contempt, growing oat of
the Iloree re. Judge Klmore was lined fcvi.mod
onlcre) to be lmprlat,ned ten tlsja, an Maanlng
was fined 130, and ordered Ml Imprisoned for
Ave data. They were troth panlimed by Oav.
rawiDitT ohant RttQtnDrntn to irrono rto-
Nxw ORlXiX Pec, . In the Kellogg Leglila
tnre, after onrsnlzlng, ( members blng ore,
cut,) tbe following waa unanlmouoly adopted:
Where the Ueneral Assembly I now con
vened In compliance lth tbe call of the Gov
ernor, an.lceruin etlUllsposcd persons are re.
porteil to be forming combinations to disturb
the puhiin peace and defy lawful authority, and
tbe Htate Is threatened with violence; therefore, '
Its it rmrWiW n (la fow a Rrnrffntattrt Of
tf lUneral JtMKb'y o Louiriann, (IheHenatei
ronenrnng,) inai me i-resiuantoi ina i uiwn
Htatea be requested to afford the protection
(narenteed esrb Htste by the I'onatltution of tlie
nited Btate when threatened with domeatio
violence, and that the presiding officer of the
(tenerat Assembly transmit this reaolntlon Irmie-
The Joint committee to wall upon the Gov
emor reported that they had called at
the executhe offko and were Informed by
a me-Mcnger that the Governor wa not
In, and had not hern at hi office daring
tbe day, Tbe committee then asked to see tbe
Oovemor's secretary, but were Informed that he
wae too busily engaged to nee them. Tbe com
mlttee left a written communication for the Gov.
ernor. Informing him that both House of tbe
General Aasemhly bad assembled in pursuance
or bis proclamation, and, having organised, were
ready to receive any communication he might be
pleased to anbmU.
i The ooveraatft private aecreiary anerwara
I sent to the House a note, stating that the Ootef
j nor aould communicate to the tleneral Assembly
at noon to-morrow.
turauiiHtvr op wiairrmt.
I The Speaker then onx eeded to read the follow-
IIIUj n UJt.ll UT tkBITU r. mi ll'.ri lll.lirii
aud asked the attentive consideration of the
!" . " " ,'1 "."KMiitt t0""""
tutlon and lawa of the KUta of Loulalana.
ATier a anon nensie, inc rcnoiniion waa
a loptel by a vote or yeas aa. nsya 6.
Hnoaker I-owell then said: "It liecomes i
MrtoaVer I ..well then said: "It liecomes mr!:
X?VXS!?SZ Si .!l.VSn?JnAJSK !
I people o
1 iana stai
leot Louisiana that tbedorernoror Lonls-
and impoacuMi n niga cTnuee aai mimh-
A committee wa appointed to nntirr the Ren
ate, and the following was nuanlmously adopted:
lit it lynored ep th ihnitt, (l he Henate con
rnrrtng.) That whereas the House of Representa
tive naa lorniuij (caruicii um iiiuicu am-
Sf, 0r.mJ.i h2 same for th? aVtme?nrtha
and presented me same ior me anion oi ine
Kenaie; and whereas, under the constitution, the
impeachment of the Governor operate the ins-
pfllion OI ni uimu inu'uux iiki, u iirnciu
Assembly, In the premise considered, do now
declare that Henrr C Warmoth Is anspended
from the office of floremor of the Htate or Louis-
lananntll suchtlme aa tbe Henate ahall try and
.lecide upon the charge preferred against him.
HI me ncnair, utuciwi nnu -ui,imu tun
i. irMillan and Messrs. Ilansacker and
Jenks, Senators holding over from the last term,
entered a protest against the Illegal and uncon
stitutional manner In which tbe Henate waa or-
(leneral campnen i mw"n ' r,h7,n " '
wa th ole Judge ol '" f"0 ta," .n.o
court-even of the Vnltcd Htntee-could decide ,
tclS" . lu..H,M.fK, ... m,.
The other protest were of tbe same purport. I
A debate louowen.
T5. '.'aL SP't.irfhon !
tad 1 ';. "fiJ ?
iw. Mil M jwntlm M dn Unit to prr.
Knt.ud niMpna ptrucunr .rtirir. ot ira. i
near nine nt oi innreninr w armoin, ami ormanu-
u-mneBl oi ttorrronr w .niiwi 11, ii. tirui.nu-
Ing that the Henate make onler lor hi ppear
.ur. to troiwer thcoi.
u. ikmum tnTn offere.1 a reaolntlon that '
th. wuiti tuoln IUU I into . blh cotin tot Im. , ,, rnpon.tbllltT ol twoonllni lor ill th. pibllc
p,buirnt,nd tut Ut rhl.1 juiUet ol th.u. , mon,,y,a thMr po.Mloo.
i.rtm. Court I- noutM ol ';" ""??' Alter ronild.nblt duvu.ilon, tbt bill wtl
I . .tited thit lr tbt re.olntlon tinpeichlnBp,..,..,, ,,,,
OOTtinor W.rmotb licutf nint Ooreraor Hnch. '""a "'..K rijirroxin.
tmckliwtmtuovernorol Iuliil.ni,nd ijovw Th, um w ,,n.t th. Um.lor thtrampletliin
th.t8fn.lorA.lklUrrtjolConronittil.tb.0,,n, Atchlin, Topelt Hi Btnu Ft rtlrol
chilr u prnldrnt ol tbt 8tn.tr; which wi ,...,,..,.,.,,, ,,,,..,.,.,,, uui.t
inred to. ..... r.rtn MU
iiruiUTKM or uirroilKT ootikkoh riven.
. n.,..w. n.r ,' In tb. Srn.l. tbl. .
uitrown Miituyiiirim, ""-i-i" i
...ri nn in tha K'nml,1 1t atlltorlsll flatlv '
ii.wnnnn I j-iiiannt l.orarnor I'inrhliark. unon .
contradicting tbe etatement made bv btm this
morning, ins. r. .. a. mm auuuw.
moth had offered blra tso.ooo and a many
w. KVI . thit b? wti BrireSil VtThe ' MU. d r.lutlon. lor rtltrtntt onir, th. lol
fn! !. in rnVkau? U iritminl lit 1l" were, tmonj othen, lntro.luc.4 tnd re
2." LfVn S.S'dSf.V.i.'r'.nd tbT door! ' ldU) tnt'ooQUnlitttt lillolttd:
was In an entirely different room, and the doors ,
arara rlnatl between Ufl. H CBine to the bOUSC
with Mr, Warmoth, but wa not present at the
time the offer waa made. I owe thla to Mr,
Weed aa a gentleman whom I know, and to my
hkniti okuanixku ab a umn COURT OP Dirsica
own illgnny anil irn.uKn.
i At the evening session of the Henate Chief Ju-
ttce Lndllng apicared and waa sworn In aa pre-
i anting juaireoi inniinuuiiui iiuifrai-iiiiirii.
. ,V. .. I.. (tl.lll.A II. th-A -WHAVA Ir. Ik.
i by Justice Tallferro. He then swore In the
twenty Henatora present, and declare.! the Court
oi impeacnnirn. uriaiiicti aim -'ir " i""- ' iinrt., IM,, Wnniim Jo.llrlarr
t , red. He court then adjourned till -o'Bri,7iy,a,n
. wth Inst. . -..!. "LttMi,
i i.m no nni'MirU'K imaiinaa as i lovernnr
fbVUW.'t;on0llr!!r,'' ''' '" """
the congratulation oi intnoa.
tui iiniun um
of theLeglsIatnrewereln aecret session at Lv
ceum ball to-dAy. ad adjourned at 9 p. in. until
A large nnmber or -prominent merchants,
inkeraind proirertv-hoHer have algne.1 a call
ir a meeting to be held to-morrow at noon, In
fnp a mnttlno'
front or the City Hall, to coualder the present
icr ma iirrsrni
t'omiltion ni auaira.
A niiatlnir ol bauk o resident
to Tribal l a
nt iiif.ura.nre roinnsnles I called to
m. to-morrow, to Uke actlou regarding the po
litical mii'iuiB, .
,,. .. .... .IfI1 nv nt'iti i.
ACTHW F TIIS IIQAHIf pF PI III.IC
Vermont aveqne, between the CmM aid N
Bireri, in hi im (ai"i irmi a"iiiii
Ttnthwelt ACamnbelP contract for the con
at motion of the ltrect Better ha been can
celad, aiwtn trap.
ftnpcrlnlcndk'nt Chase waidlreciei in hv'
sewer trap put In near the eonthwesi comer of
Eleventh and C street! northwest.
Mesra.TTlnr A Filbert received an onhr to
proceed at ouce wltb tbe paving ot N street, he
tweenFourteenth and Flf.eenUt street north-
I ,. Ulth w,l similar n that lh , i.ikr
west, with woo-l almllar to that thev are now
using on sain aireet.
PE POSIT FOR HATIUIAU
The contractor for miking the etravitlon
for the bouse on Connecticut avenue, between
K aud L street, were ordered not to deposit ma
terial of anr kind lu the street, but In the wtant
Qs ro k araxxT.
The Washington Giallght Compiny no.c re
quested to cauc ga en Ice to be Immeiilately
laid on K street northwest, between courteeiilh
ami roiriuui anwri-s an-i .an .r r ii-fri ware
- . .. ... ... ........ .... it. . ....!.. .. ....
put tne HiiiowAiks in gixni con ut on
In the sawo locallij
WQHXTO kl FIVIMIIin.
The Bvam cmcret patiag c:i,-int were in
form) tlut tl) rgsJway and brlt k foutWAlk on
ITfUUIJ-ltir. -I1 1-1-1, niinvDII tuiu f.r IIIVTlti
ami on Twenty-eeoond street, Itelweni, P and It
Met, mit no nuiiuu 1 a uauv, an 1 mry were
the roquiiste I to flilth thla week th work at
lutersiKiaotion of tn P-tret circle and at tbe
tetuaveu.of sixteenth street and Mtwathu-tntbataat-uaanectaiiy
th setting of th curb
Tni Conotctlou. "
tnnMllt iMUTMn 10 TOralted
T vat ul KAiim-
Ml eel bittvr.
rrepaaed Ameadiaenta la the ('aalltallait
AFIaadaf mil and Ileaelatlen litre
daeed lithe Ilaane A CJeaerml AanaeatyS
Hill ttfratedlilheltaMa Mlacellaae.X
WAaatiOTOK, DcocmhcT , Ntt
caannrrtAiJi op sej ator hobtom.
The Vice President laid before tbe ftenate Ike
credentials of Hon. O. P. Morton, re-elected by
the Indiana LegUIaturo to the Benate of tie
United vuua for the term of eU year, ewe,
uenclng March i, lira. The credential were
read and laid on tbe table.
Bueaoa op i-OMXAKn.
On motion ot Mr. Hamlin, tbe Committee on
Commerce were directed to Inoolre lain the
iroprlety of rosklng an appropriation for the
mprorementot theherborof Portland, Me.
thi tqorjrtKT op rnoora,
Mr. Morton, from the Committee on Military
Affairs, reported a bill to refund to the M&tes the
Intercut on money furnlibnd to equity pay, aun
nlr. and traninort tmona for tha anfca bf lha
l'nltl Htstra. He ssld this bill had heen illaril
long enough, and he hoped now for early action I
Mr, Vlcken preaentel the petition of theLt
brarvand Llterarv Assoclstlon of the flnclai 4,1
U-.;ir...., ..',..,.. . .- ... . --.! i
president, and George M. Lamb, arrctary. asking
rnrnui oi inr ciij ui iiniuinrirr, iwl. niaoirr, jr.,
tue pasaage oi a taw to proniou ins rnaniiiaciiire,
Importation andaaieof all Intoxicating liquors
a a lieverag in tbe Territories tbe 1'nlted
Htate and the District of coinmbin.
Petition wre presented by Mr. Conkllngan!
other on the same Riibjpct,
Mr.Vickere also preaenteil tbe petition of Nusan
Carlton, of llaltlmore, widow and heir and of the
co-heirs of PavldWIIaon, praying for indemniiy
t r ,tmu njiniiuui.
nrrruiKJi vi I'uriuiKXK aniifi,
ni r, romrnty ininxiuruu n um lor me rruri oi i
settler on the Cherokee lands in Kansas, Jly
lerreu to tne committee on rumic Lanns.
Mr. Wrls-ht Introduced a bill to nrnrld for iba
construction ot a military road in New Mexico.
rSTIAL COM KiTTEK.
Mr. Wlndom offered a resolution for the ap
pointment of a special committee of Ore, to whom
foiuiiuruiii a t"v uuiiuiiicviii uir.iu wumii i lynirt . iimn into irii tu irnrt at muj UUI,
should Ine referred those portions of tbePrrei. ' Mr, Msynard, of Tenn., thought the late alec
dent's meauge relatlnr to trsnspnrtstlon route tlon had settled thi whole question, and there
from the West to the Atlantic seaboaol.
Mr. Morrill, of Me objected to the present
consideration of the resolution; and It want ovrr.
Mr. Fenton Introdneed a Mil providing that In
rase any person entitled to a pension for service
In tbe war of isll dies during th pendency of bis
application, the accrned pension to which he
wonld hsve been entitled shall be paid to his
widow nr legal representative.
Mr. tola Introduced a bill relating to the var
ment of duties, which provide that after
June ao, lSTs, It ahall he lawful to receive twenty
Pr cent, of tbe amount of custom duties in
nlted Htate note, and twenty per rent, addi
tional proportion each year thereafter nam HH,
when dntiesmay be paid either in gold or L'aited
Mr. camenter Intm1neeI a bin nrovldlng that .
hereafter. the annual session , of the Huprrme
uoun or tne i niieo niaies snail commence on
the flnt Monday of ttto. of each rear.
. Anthony introjiuced a bill ant&ortring
pnrtatlonln a Cn-ted Htate vessel and tree
admission of a sailor1 monoment designed bv
Admiral Porter, and now being executed in
iume ut ine Ararnrin ununmr, nimmimn.
The morning hour for basinesa having been
completetl the Senate, In accordance with the
order previously agreed upon, took up the calen
dar, and proceeded to consider anch biumen- to
which no Mjection was made.
BKtMllDI ACIOSA THI OHIO lirPR.
The conference report on Ibeblil to rrgntate
IIba MiiytMiMlAA Af hrll-- a BripTMfl tha f M.Ia t-i
.. .. ..... t..i.i ..- u.-.
' """rits' ! "E-
PBINCH arOLIiTIOM UJ.
f. Pamamn ateil that Wntfn-aliir tie id
apart fort be consideration ot the Frcntti aoiia.
Mr. Tharman Slid he wa opposed to making ,
anv speclsl order at thi time, and Mr. Cameron I
then withdrew hi motion. ,
rnemiiioueunemenguM oi miners ami in
" drelopment of mine, coming ,
n1. nP,i-- u nn motion of Mr. Heewart. Iu.
SMINOIIENTTO Till CUJOnTnTIOK.
Mr. Humner's proposed amendment to the Con-
UtutlonrtMitrlc'Jngthe President to one term,
waa referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
The following bill were parsed:
For the relief of Carlton A, Cben
Toantborlxe tbe proper accounting officer of
the Treasury to aettle with F. M. Cordelro.
The bill to pay tor Frenrh a puliation coming
up In order, Mr. Cameron renewed hi motion to
make It a special order.
pclavt order. He had alwava been opnono
this bill. He had voted agafnal It, and he
,.-.. tarotaainst itsaxiR.
Air. oaermsn sisieu nisopponiunn iu mating
Mr. Cameron then moved that tha Mil b posu
poned untU Monday next; which wa agreed to.
ailXPORTUi kkukpop uzxiaoiLnxa.
WU for tb. reller or Mtili Oitmer, post.
ml.treM it lltuntkl. imaoln, comlD. ,p, It"
,, ,b ,, ,,,, 0( Jl, Mil inlia
,f , th, ,ra0, 0l cerulo tumiit 1
mtIt)-n hv hrl
.,.. h- hur-i-
Nr jjm0nae opposM the bill, an1 clalme.1
I thet It would be a
l"V. """'"''..:" Lr"'" r. ' l?.r"t W ". "7
'i.inf a i "vi prcrwirni, mn no
'thit tht eomninr bid la.t ummrr built two
, h0drrd rollr. ol (heir red, ind wonld now com-
fc'" 'mw KrttJintllJ prorwea .,, w.l-
. . X
At p. m. the Henate went intoexecutr
".;' ..J .. ,
IIOL'HB OF HErUKSKNTATl vHHi
Ilr Mr. Lvneh. of Mj I11U to urovlde for the
establishment of llfe-asring station on the coast
of Maine and New Hampshire. Commerce.
By Mr. Hale, of Me.i Bdl of similar Import.
By Mr. Hihbard, of N. H.t Joint resolution to
amend the Constitution so a to fix a uniform
day for holding Htate election. Ju llclary.
Also, a bill to repeal taxes imposed by "rVbed
nla n." Wava and Mean.
J L ?h. ii
Ily Mr, Banks, of Mas.: BUI providing that
m oi Msrcn, ib.s, tne saisry oi mr
of the United State HtAtua shall tie
'amendment to the
mlt the office of President to
, W mWu b. M... -lolni re.m,.lo.
i-lM- .X:.n,in,t m ih, rvitiaiitniinii
1 tt .- "-." t ,,.-. ...-
Ing an amendment to the Constitution of the
United Bute. Judiciary, tit relate to the
election of President and Vice President, and Ita
provision are noted elsewhere.)
,!. .""TO ."JurTalinrSvin.
' Jenta course nn i civil servKe retoi
jit Jr. it uiani, i ( ouiii. frninukiniii hit-
Ting hi ui" iTrm-
teoon Civil Hervlce.
i ,,:,;.;,.:' ', ,.... .
i 117 mr, itillirr, ui niar.. ,iiriii"iiai tn i
rhaotsof Boston, for legUlatlon to refund
i amount of discretionary dutle paid by lm
log men bant ot the United Hiate,undei
iiv Air. nut er. oi mbrs.: .uemorai or mer-
Hii'i l lie
ing menhanta of the United Htates, under the
proclamation oi ine i resiurnioi n-HHirrfl", ibis,
I on merchandise actually afloat in Frenrh vtwaria
(from ports other than those of France, at the
date of said proclamation, with a hlileuthorix
lug auch a construction of the law by the Hecre-
tary oi ine irriiurr, niiiinnsrini,
"J Mr, Hoar, of ilass: llill to nroylde for the
' rt 0f tmn-Unf tbe United rftate. Hanking
duties exrept on distilled spirit, fermented
mt air. iaiiiBi
; iqUor and toba(To,inua and cigars. Way and
By Mr. Kellogg, of Conn.! BUI In relation to
roniinuingrarvaiu imprarviuriiu in 1 unnrrinui
By Mr. Due it, of N. Y.t Bill to repeal.lhe bank
rupt art, Waye and Means.
Also, a bill Imposing a duly of ten per centum
I on teasiea.
uy mt. Mwann, or .m-i.i Memorial 01 nor ten
1 Giimnre, jr., ami other claimant under the act
for the settlement of Hie aiKiilation claim, pray
Ing biranearly vayment of the same. Foreign
uy .wr. Townienii, 01 ra.: nm tn anowaeeos,
I and cutting to pas through themall at
, llMnffllllW, ,
lie Mr. Keller, of Pat Bill anthorliinir Ihe Ttn-
reau of Htatlstii? to gather Intormatiou In rela
tion to luternal trade aud commerce. U a and
H Mr. Young, of Oa.t BUI for the relief of
members of the Catholic church at Athens, (ta.
Ily Mr. narflell, of Ohio: Bill to facilitate tbe
1 conduct of Ian business Brining In the executive
department. H Islon ot laws.
Br Mr, Morgan, of Ohio: Bill lo aecnr Juitlre
,to ine wool-grower ot the United Hiales bt in
creasing the tariff on wool. W aud Mean.
. - -f-i --.-7".. .-... ....... --
1J air. i.mier, in niawi.; (mi iu renin hiiiii-
i gon.ts itestroyed uy moisteorein iiostno. H)i
i "L'T:'""' . .. .
theirllureiuramherouertlon To XmVol
!!!.mlJttlf..!!.0?..'r.e.!!.Iecnon 0I ,,,ll'e1 m
T," sv.M.Vrituroi wrv, hiii to or..ni
national hanks without rircuiaiUin, lunklug
&; a? jKass" "i ,M n""""
Bv Mr. Neirlev. of Pa.i Itlll to Drot Ide for tide-
7f. rWSSSn o'rJmh.h,K!!ialwha,,!l.,i'r'
mmsMs -W"110' l0 I-'Ukwhs Her.
" -u " wi.... -. nut A ....) .
lam'.ifSiJ1-1 BUl t0 "-1" lU
WK: JJUSflW: ,.t.,..t..t
.5I?Cni.. JlSHviiiT:... . .i..,.,.n.,i
I ' L. : M.!.. , :. i. i. T ..t.t .r "7 .
Br Mr, Waddvll, of N, C.i UUI to enable la-
illans to Iiccome rltlxens of the 1'nitad anata.
PyMr. mcejnilltoeaisbiMha mining achool
atlnlton.na. Mines and Mining.
nr Mr. Perk, of Ohio: BUI lo anthoriie tbe
holding of terms of thet'nlted Htate rourtsat
iiiih unni, wuriarr.
By Mr. Mellenrr, ot Kf.t mil to ronstruet a
bridge across th Ohio at Owrnsvllle, Ky, Com
merce, Dy Mr. Parker, of Mo.t Bill for the eitabllah.
ment ot a Territorial government for tbe better
protection of Indian tribe. Territories.
tiv Mr. Blair, of Micb.i Bill to extend the
time In relation to the romraUtloners ot claims.
By Mr. nerndon, of W. Va.t Bill for the reiw
of certain Inlutn trlbee la Texa. Indian
Alan. Mil to remove the political dlaeblUtlee of
J. II. He ran, Jndlclary.
Br Mr.Orr.of Iowa: Bill to extend the time
for tbe construction of a railroad from Me
(Iregor to the western boundary of Iowa. Koad
and fan sis,
Br Mr. Cotton, of Iowa: Bill derlarmg th city
of Pavenport a port of entry and delivery. Com
By Mr. Ponneil, of Minnj Bui to allow the
Milwaukee and St, FaoJ nilwey to coostrart a
Uy Mr. Rtater, of nreroat Bill la relation erthe
sale of tlmiier lands. Put.iic Lanls.
By Mr. Kroner, of Iaj BUI to const met a shin
esnal from Port St. Pnillln, In Loulslao. to the
unit of Mexico. Commerce.
nr air. nr, oi ivy.: inn to repeal an tett
Ut Mr. Rice, of Ky.t pill to repast th act I if,.
posing a special lax on leaf tobaooo. Way and
nvMr.Artnnr.or kv.i nm to repeil the en-
forcement act. Jitdiclarv.
Also, bill to rejeal the tax oa baak check,
Way and Mn.
Br Mr. Williams, of Iot: Bill to establish cer
tain aradea In the District of Columbia. District
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"J mi. -Biiian, ni it. t ,i nil I in ITISIinu 10 '
public school in the DUtrict of Columbia. Klu-
I canon ami lainr.
Also, bill lo amend th act governing colored
taehonh ot the District of ColiunMa. Pistrict of
A nrm'rofpr1atehi!i for relief were alio
Introduced and rererred.
errri iwavrAir cttil atntm atix,
The House then resumed consideration Of the
bill nend'ng at the clone of lent session, being
hid ptiiii;iiicLai villi I in ill mil OIIFTI-U or jar.
w rir, ino pfn iiox
X motion being to ley the bill on
Th motion wst rr lee ted vrsiTt. na lia
Mr. Hcofleld, ot Pa, then moved that tbe morn
ing hour be relieved of the bill; and that It be re
ferredtothe Committee on the Kevlaloo of the
Mr. Perce, of MU., objected, unless the com-
was no necessity ror any further opposition to
Mr. rVrtflclil agreed with Mr. Marnarri. but aa
there wa opioaitloii be hnped the bill would Ik
Mr. Beck and others had no objection to the
reference, but they did object to the leave to re
port at any time.
The bin wis then referred wiihnnt the leave,
rOLLPXTOK OPCCTTOU AT AUISMIHIU.
Mr. Uraxton.nf Va., offered a WU to Increase
thecompeiUAtlnnot the collector of customs at
Alexandria. Heferred totheCommllteeot Ways
motrnow FOR AAJOraWBIXT.
On motion of Mr. Pawetsof Msmu, a eoayir
rant raanlnt Inn araa moI in thai C a.t.
I jonrn over the holidays, from December tl lo
miiir porpahtumop aowrOM rraiwtv.
Mr. Ilnoper.of MsA.,offered a bill appcnprU
aUngl2U,nootor the relief of the famllle of irt.
men In Bo-tou who lost their live la earing
Ourernmeut nrenertv at the late a-reel are.
Mr. Usroeld thought that this bill would be the
rxiamiH mural oi a dangerous preceurni, anu u
ahonldlte referreil to the tvwnmlttee on Appro
priation or the Committee or Ways and Mesne.
Mr. liutlar, of Mas gave a history ol the are.
end showed that at leatt ls,(Mi,rjOO worth of i
(lovernment nmoertv hail t-een saved br tha '
efforts of the firemen
Mr.Kerr also obiectedon th ground of the
eafablUhinent of a dangerous precedent.
Mr. Cox differed from Mr, Kerr, and thought
ma. ton wan in me am rairgory as pn-w rates
'"! Y"m "' "'" ,. .AVfy-v- ,
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sir. ningnanr runirnnen mat mere were pre-
favored the bill.
a Iter farther discnsslnn. the bill wa referred
to the Committee on Appropriation, with leave
to report at anv time.
taxation op lioacirr.
Mr. Cot, of N. T lntrottuced a Joint resoln-
tlondeclaraiory of the act of Jnly U, lsio, n re-
uuon to Uxation of legacies. HefeFred to Way
-nii u-.n. . .ut-
and Mean Committee.
Mr. Putter, of N. T offrred a bill to repeat all
test oath. Jteferred to Jndlclary Committee.
theeUur Tand iamlnUon ol book and pper
)n custom revenue casea. Jteferred to Ways ami
nr. , err, ui iwl, intrnnucni a mil to rrguiaia
conMim.os to Awnrr Alabama claws.
Mr. Bank offered a hill to create a coinmlaalon
to adjust the claim of the Htate nnder tbe (le
neva awanl, Heferred to Foreign Affaire Com
mittee. IXLAKO TOXNAOX,
On motion of Mr. Keller, of Pa., tbe Secretary
of the Treasury wa directed to communicate to
the House ail the information In the poaaeealon
of the Department In relation to the Inland ton
nage ol the country, tbe number or vessel in
river and lakes, Ac.
Mr. Garfield, from th Committee on Appro
priations, reported i bill to enable the Hecre Ury
of tbe Treasury to carry Into effect tbe bill for
tbe construction of life-saving station on tbe
peninsula of cape Cod and on Block Island by
employing keeper and surf men, Ac Passed.
On motion of Mr. Hale, of Me., the rule were
suspended so as to permit It to be In onler wnen
the legislative and executive appropriation bill
shall tie under consideration to offer ao amend
ment providing that Representative and Dele
gate to Congress may draw their pay monthly,
commencing with the Sd of March of each year.
Mr. flwann, of Md reported a bill authorizing
tbe Herniary of the Navy to tranaport In a (Joy
ernment vessel, free of duty, a monument de-
signeu uy Auinirs. roner, anu now Dtior raaoa
iu nuiuv, ant, tiuivii u mi ho ar. ui at u au-
napolis Naval AcaJeiny In commemoration of
theaervkeaof the officer and men of the navy
daring the late war. Passed.
Mr. Bingham, of Ohio, from the Judiciary
Committee, reported a bill to relieve L. Q. C.
Lamar, of Mississippi, of hi disabilities. Passed.
HHDTiL OP POLITICAL bHlBILITlt.
Mr. Acker, of Pa., reported a biu to remove
an political uiiaoiuiiea irom ail persons, ana ae
rlsrtnir a a-eneral amnaatv for oast dmIIUcaI
offences, aud he moved to suspend the rule and
pan me mil.
The House, by a vote of 101 yeaatnUnay.
refused to suspend the rules two thirds not
voting In the amrtnatlvc.
i na vore in ueiau was as ioiiows
icatj nrtwni. ncarr, Aiiani Airmr. nrumi,
Bank. Harry. Beck uf Oa., litvk ofKy., UeU. BUtf.
Hird. Blair of Mb-h., Blair of Ma, Uoiaa, boannan,
ItraiU.n, llrlicbt, Hurdett, OiKnUn, (Unnina-u. Ho,
('relM, Critcber, Craaland, Da la, Dos. Duliiae,
Iinkf, Frn worlh. Ksrwell, Flnkolnbury. Fuetarof
Yeas Himih Acker, Adams, Archer,
fa, tisrneiii, uniaintra, ttooanrn, unmin. jiaiur
linn, lUneock, Hsndley, Hanka, Hrter, Harrlanr
Mlxe. JUiTtsiN' Va.. Uir, Hereford. Iteradoa. Hih
bard, Holuian, Keliinnr, Kurr, Klur,Lanita'a, Mam
eon, Msrr.ti.il, McIilUid. Mclleurr, Mekee, Me
Klun.. Marrtrk. IL !' ktvara. MlLrhWL afonra.
More, Mmvan, Morphia. Nfblark. Iarkerof N. II.,
Wren. Krr. rlera. Matt, lotter. Price, Read,
Rllehlft, Rolilnann, Itotrer. Khetdoa, Hberwood, Hno-
Imt, mict, mrirui, niarrnaoD, BMrni. nm
Hwann. Htohrr. Terrr. Tbuniaa. Tuthlll.
Trunik, vaua-bsn, VtaddaU, Sskeman. wamn
ft auutMi, niinuiu, fiiim
hlttbornn, Wlurbt-iur, wood an
wriia, wniuif, ttnniaornn, wiucui
totiwr ii. , ,,
) weMra, AiuiMfr,
AniN, RarWr, Beatty,
hi niam., uuiirr in i ruu . larar. ttHiu, ihiiiiiiu,
I'iiiiirt-r. Dotliin. (frotkt-r. Dawna. Dlokrv. Ilonnan.
ImVII, DminfU, r-nir, Ei.tr, FuaUr of Ohio, rtxr 1
if Mji'h. rrre. Hale. Ilsrtnar, flavrna. Hswltr of 1
l, jiawirjr ixHin.. utUMuaiH ttia,,itui, iiiiar,
murhton, Keliej', Ketcbsni. Lamirort. Itsualiiir,
jiwo. I.tnfii. klairuanL MiJart. Muilrtw. Mo.
luukld. Uerrtam, Mourve, 1 Mjara, J4der, Orr,
Siaartt, rwirr, iiu-r, -arifr i iu, iwa,
ndlfUm, Poland, hrrtor. K. 11. Roberta, Uuik,
nrent, Mwrer, Hoofleld, Bewilons, Hhsnk. flballa
tianier, Hburiuakcr, Hmitn of h Y , Knlat of Ohio,
Huapis Hirairue, HtarkwMtber, HloiwltVn, Town
end f I., Turner, Twlchell, Truar. l'iirnn,ftal.
dfii, Wsldron, Valiaoiv W41s, WntIer, Wlllard,
WUlUmaof Ind-.snd Wtlionof InL -M.
(UHUirTIION CIMTXMNIA1. CILISIATIOrf.
The Htieeker announced the following a the
aneclal committee on the centennial celebration.
via: Messrs. Kelley, of Pa,; Da we, or Mas.i
Maynanl, of trnn.; Hargent, of cal ; Hawley, of
Conn.; Haven, of Mo.; (-ox, of N, v.; Mar hall,
of Ills.: and Hancock, of Texas.
1 he House then, at 8.10 p, m., adjonrnenl.
Ileaih of Trttaf tk Aetrewa.
Thft Mobile Apiifer stales that Msnager Ben
PeBar, of New Orleans, received a cable diapetch,
on the Sd.lnsL, giving new of the death of Lntta,
Ihe actress. She died In the aouth of France,
where she had been Bent to recuperate from her
recent arvcre laiwn. on inn iianfj.
TbeNulcldea f tleaeral G. V, 3Iaavrell.
A dispatch from Dayton, Ohio, dated December
n,says: "(leneral 0. C. Maxwell, a well-known
aud highly-esteemed ell I ten, who served with
distinction during the war a captain In the
Hecond Ohio; wa promoted to lieutenant colonel
loiwa; appointed afterward to the command of
the One Hundred and Nlnetr-fourth Ohio volun
teer Infantry; after the war, for gallantry.ua
hrevelted general, ahot hlmielf through the head
a uisiol in ni room at me i-nuu
about I o'clock this etenlng. Hi wife and chll-
dren had gone down to tbe dining-room to tea,
leavlne the General alone In b la room. A aer-
vant girl, a short time afterward, retnrned from
the supper table and discovered the General
.i. .!.... ! A vslI li... ki.lr.rlA..I te ItK A BmHA1M.B
- 1 aiiiiuir ni a rocaiiikT cnsiraeao. wun a revolver
.-.rimi t,ia hn7i a i.niiai v..i .ntaii ik.
'XI . i iJ rXi ,h- ..., ;,.. ..liJrthV-- -T
. I rlfmt side of the head luat above the ear. nene.
'W,nV''" V'1 W",n1A',,'1',,6 ,Thf
Wkte ol the ri.lt tct bu not l-en twrtilned.
!? vjas's l's Jr,,v'.,"r.?.".,i
nd. atthouih the deceasod has narer manl-
tied any jtnptoma ot Insanity, and appeared
a-..,iub't4dbt'.,pr sx&ii ssss
revenue In tbe Third dlatrit't for aeveral rear.
5 Bltt Tttt 'Ken to 1 wS
t0iU o? friends. He wa formerly Captain Gen-
TtTJrT HiyJWrK rJ SfrSlr"Llf;
! BW bwm ivoiAiii.ai.uwr J mi (kuiauta iciu-
pur or thu city. Two weeks ego be waiontbe
ngbtot Fighting Joeilooker at the banquet ot
h,MoIt-.tbtlnJotllooktr tht b.uio.t ol
" Curnb.rU.pl 111. unllrnrU d.Mb Ulll b,
mourned by a large circle of fileud. A wife an 1
tore cnuario survive uu,-
filler af U.tT. Tnylar l Hcerrtarr flel-
The following letter ha lieen a.llresae to the
Becretary of War by Flrat Corapfroiler Taylor In
regard to th authority of the Utter to construe.
act or Congreae and withhold peymentewben,
In hi opinion, than U a doubt a to the Inten
tion of tbe law. The Utter fully explains the
wnoie subject! J
Diirln the naM anmnirr a lutof iwrw.ni in.
ployed at tbeWltertnwa arsenal, and claiming
payment under theprovlslois or the act ot June
ilMH,and Mayii,is;t, was submitted to tm
Hecond Comptroller for his decision upon tbe
question whether they were embodied in those
rrorlalons. A the same question would come
rora thla office from other branche of the pub
He service, that ernee consulted the first Comp
troller, and botk ooaenrred li the decision that
snpertnundeaia. clerks, and Policemen" ara
not within tbe provlnonaof the laws In quoatlon,
and, in accordance with that decision, the super
Intcndent of the arsenal wa advised by tbe Hec
ond Comptroller that the clsJtses of persons Just
named were net eititiM to the additional com-
Denaatloa altaeredbv tbe act of Mar is. ia:t
The ael.eATlott wa again presented to the
flceonJ CtawSAranen and tfter eonanltatloos with
this onVer taa acting aeoond eeroptrolier decided
Cndetfltte of September li, irt, one of tk
clerk at the ersenal adureased tha President on
tnaaunjact. mat rnmmunicauon, witatne de
clalonei tbe Becond Comptroller, waa rcfetred
by yon to thi ornce, with the request that the
comptroller would communicate to tbe V ar Pe
ptrtment hlsvlew of the application of the act
of OongreMOf Mar 1. lels, to the classe of
clAlmanu enumerated In tbe paper. My views
were eommnnicsted to the War Penanment la
mr letter of (Vtolver 11. Hit. In which I aaid ta
flnteitlonof Congress, be tool question, was to
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icwbiu iiimr naini iu ivnirinamii( pflTMCSI
b si i tiro um imiiujimuri iruui rnpioynirnt rr-
? airing mental culture. My coacinslon, there
ore, la that lb term laborers, workmen, me
chanics, ae nsed In the act at Congress, are to be
taken, according to the common acceptation, as
embracing onlv tboae who are engaged In phyil
vh wmjmij limine, iiu caiuuiiii an uincra.
I also itated my opinion that the fact of employ.
meat by the day n a or no importance la decid
ing tbe question presented, and Intimated pretty
cteanr that the character of the aerrlce rather
than the period of It duration under the con
tract, whether for a day or a month or a year,
moat govern Ike decision.
This opontheflrst question. The concurrent
decision ot tbe Flrat and Hecond Comptroilere,
which bad been given noon proper aubminslon of
It to them, was communicated to the War De
partment, aa we also ine decision of the First
Comptroller anon the second question, which
was necessarily Involved by the manner In
which tbe clerk at th arsenal hail presented
and urged their claims, Oa both points tbe First
and Hecond Comptroller agree, although 1 am
not aware that tba tarter officer ha accorded
bis opinion on the eeoad point.
I now learn from a printed copy of General
Order No. IS, Issued by lb Adjutant General
ovrmoer . uiMrqarnuy to me mat
ing of the decision by tbe Comptroller, to which I
hare referred, and after It had been ootnroQ.
cated to tbe War Department, th Heeretarv 01
War obtained from Mr. Hill, assistant, and the
acting Attorney ueneral, an opinion hearing
date October . Hit. In conflict with tbe de
rtatoaot the Comptroller oi both the polnu In
volved. I am at all ttvaee wilting to treat an
opiatoa of the Attorney General or acting Attor
ney ttenenl with great respect, and to allow it
aarft wrtgbt as It may lastly be entitled to, when
mast e; qntfttone that oeae to thi ocnoe tor
eVca-ton, jui the erntraataacee attendina the
aa-'Woa t Ontoner t4 are each to detract
ntnth from the consideration nsoally duvtoan
official optBlua tram the Irepartmeat of Jostle.
I. The lerlaloai ot the questions treated by th
Acting Attorney Ueneral belong totherorop
trotlera, by rlrtie of tbe authority conferred
upon them by law. whether viewed In connection
with the general power conferred npon tboae
officers, or with reference to the provisions ot
tbe act of May 1ft, ltca, only.
The law nrorkles that the orooeraccounttnB
omccn uv, anu nrtwij arr, auinnnsni ami re-
quired. In the Bettlementof all account for th
services of laborers, workmen and mechanic
empiorenby oron benaitor ineiiorernment of
the United Hiatea." tietween two daabrnateil
iUyi, ui settle and pay the aerae without redao-
iryjit ' " . ' ' ""''"" w"M'''tidiwwMttMOo.B. iptainu,tJ, luiery aa
?B'' " " .. ....t Kduin ftHtai-ail tn panorS In tha a-anaral Mminiii.l.
Thannwrriaari ami in neciaa wno are wnnin
law according totholr best Judgment ot Its Im
port. t. The Comptroller ha already decided the
questions, upon direct reference end request of
the War Department.
j. Tbe opinion ot the acting Attorney General
wa, apparently, obtained for the purpose of
overruling tbe decision ot the Comptroller, an
effort totally beyond the power of the Deparl-
"J iff nShuj o7 Tar e
Hecreurr of War eema to have taken
the opinion of the acting Attorney General, not
ao much for hi own guidance aa to constrain and
control tbe action and decision ot theComa-
t roil era. wno are omrrra oi anotner uenanmeni. '
which ha not desired an opinion, and Is,
therefore, nnder no obligation, either or law or
courtesy, to follow It or even to consider It,
Ity communication oi urtooer si aiaies ine
views I entertain and ahall follow until convinced
or tbeir error.
m.. imi.. innni.. o i .... . ut .
theae aututory provlslona wa then conferred a"",e.1S2- r h.t Vm'in VulSInf
upon the comptrollers, and no authority wa InrfeaScLM nnn bMheeKro?ed to rarirt
given to any other Department or omcer to In- tHRSS . r:1???."'-.7-2 !irVi.Ie.'0't
between them and the execution of tm ''u" ' .VV "' '. H-",,u, """ " ,nr "r
trongly Inclfne-l to theoptnlon,- which he gives. repeal ot all taxes on legacle and wore.
Thi mean. It It mean anything, that tbe cor- lonsof eaUte unsettled at the date of ald re
rectneuofth opinion to which he La etrongly pealing act. or where th ilc-nfle or suoceislons
Inclined, "ha ye( aertooalr doubt.- It U very were not doe and payable at th-lira said re.
easy to eay that a "etatutel to hare a broad and P"11?, ook - wU lba Ul ,Ut 0 ''
liberal conitruction:" and then nnder each nnre- I ert 18.0.
strained views to enlarge it to any desired extent, j n-.i, uwt i. n v.k ii.tk
But I have never known of aoy ronatruetlou, ' HB,he. If. ."" t . Jf .
however broad and liberal, that will carry el Oeorge W. Blunt, of the New Tork Chamber or
atatote beyond tbe apparent Intention of the ! Commerce, I here to secure an Immediate ap.
Legtilatire, or to warrant IU application to per-1 propriAtlon of $ia,w for the removal of a wreck
eon or object not named or described In It. It l , -rh- ralrwar i.f the channel at fianrtr Hool.
1 true that by wellaUblUhed and reoognlied ,w' . l ne ji," Mnay nook
rule certain law are to recetrea liberal coo- tbl week If not removed before spring the
etructlon, while other are to receive a atrict or t wreck wm prove to be i aeriou obtmctIi.n to
tecbnloal conitruction. But In no case can a navigation. Gen. Humphrey, ehlf of ogl
construction be given which enlargeatbcop Dera,wUl call npon Congress, tbrongb the Sec
of a atatote rerary of War. for tbe amount named. A bill
A coirt may find a penal etatnte defective, and wae yeeterday Introduced In the IIone to carry
be bound to gtve It an interpretation that will . out the above,
defeat tbe mere Intention of tbe Legislature, be vi-. nm. i.tj. i
cans thUfvor liberty; but with such sutule , fc piatnet Bin Iitpadieed.
as tboe under roaalderatlon It I otherwise. I In the Honae yeeterday Mr. Chlpraan, Delegate
Th latter may be conatrued ao a to carry ont i from the Diatrlct of Columbia, reintroduced the
the mantfeat Intention, if it be practicable and Wu Introdnced by him In March last, giving to
u.tAniK, nnlirllrill.rnllrl, ttl aTltttn. nl ita. I . "T ". -
masonahle. notwlthsundin tb existence ot di
fecu, tb Ilk of which wonld defeat a penal
aUtute. Thi constitute thedlfferenc between
a strict and a liberal construction.
Words need In a aUtute are to be taken In
ihalr natural and ordlnarr Blinlflcatlon and Im
port, If of common use; end the occasion wblcb
Included iu passage msy also be referred to, to
aaeerUIn the Intentot the Legislature,
Tne worn usea in ine art 01 ivngrees are
"laborer, workmen anil mecbanio? That
these words, In their natural and ordinary atgnl
Hrtatlon and Imnort. embrac onlr neraona en
gaged in physical employmenu la nnouestioo
able; and thai Congress used them In tbl aense
I cannot doubt; and the whole history of tm
legislation, a well as the facta leading to it,
firovea the correct nesa or thla conclusion. For a
ong lime there bt existed a conflict between
"capital and labor," or, to apeak more accuratelr,
between cpltallt and lahorers,n frequently
taking tbe form ot conference and agistment.
anu winwuiora i actaa cmuauiu r icuiuoai ra
ti un toward It.
"L'ntooof "laborer, workmen and mechan.
ice" have been tormed, having reference to the
: . .... . .. : ... . . . :
noureei laoor ami lia compenaauon; ouiaiway
and vrlnlvelv In tha InterVata of nhrilcal i.iu,,
Un ware enarted In anme Htstra and miikm..
In some InsUnce prohibiting auch employment
"I Atior reform associations hare been formed,
more general In their object than the "union,
which were usually limited In their composition
to person of some particular trade or emptor.
men. While the "lalor reform association4 em
brsoe within their purpose the InteresU of all
classe ot person engaged In physical employ
ments, and are composed of au-b persons. Those
association have alao the purpose of using polit.
leal Influence and action to gain their objecu.
There are also organlxatlon called "working
men association," and then are probably
other; but all have tbe earne objects In view
thetmorovemeiitof thecon.mtou and advance.
mem in the condition of those whose muscle
consUtutee their chief capital, I am not aware
that "superintendents. cerk br ioilcemen be-
!. "J!1?", .?-wiaoii or . Pro'mote, their on.
(haiof VrvlTlBltahowa thai tha. "will ..
in nenent 01 tne laoorrra, workmen and me
chanic composing and represented by the vari-
DUB BMHIViaMOIIB Ml Willi' II j HTC ailUUIMl,
In the enne In which enperlntendenU, Ac
"work" or "Ubor," every person In the legisla
tive, executive and Judicial branche of the Gov
ernrjent "work" and "laiior," and yet ao one of
them la within tbe term used within the acts,
and probably no one of them wonld le willing to
bo thus named, except such of them a have
I do not understand upon what authority the
acting Attorney General announce a but opin
ion that It wa the Intention or Cnngreaato In
clude within the nrovlslon ot thn.e lawa
persona wbdhreeiniloed and paid by the dar,
nordolflod anr warrant In tne Liaa (or hi
opinion, or that thev are "limited to employees
i uu aiv pa iti a uaj a ttauca inr a Ulll Wort. '
The act ot 1968 simply pro vlile "that eight
hour ahall constitute a day' work for all labor
ers, workmen and mechanic now employed or
who may hereafter tie employed by or ou behalf of
the Uovernmeut of (he United Htate, " and
nothing more. It make no reference whatever
, " ' "7 r.r.. SUL"?Z :."'" .'""r.V
luinaieutiin ui me e iu pi oy men 1 or the time or
utj"rt "i i'""."-"""-" "w smn a uis-
1 1 nctinn lit. ma.it What miirmi. . .ut. .....
' "',''' '''' "" ' " il .l..r be!
I iweentbemiu who woxki lit th, .u. t.r t
iiss!?..s? " " w'"i "'
liotdlnir. aa he does, that thu law inniu.ida mitt
those who are ainoloTatt anil iial.l i tha .law
Acting Attorney General must also hold thai
ik,V -" wei oiay n reautrea, a before,
"? - W0Ilt w? bWXn rJ " receive the same
wages, ana no more, mr ten hour than theday
-., tiiti uu muir, jur tu hiiiid man tncaay
laborer for eleht. Tha eitnatructtnn anni.i ai-..
:. . -r. - . . . -- "--.- -",
ii corrart, tnii.it tnttuipiorlnfoffleer to tridt
tha manlfaat Intantlnn nl I'liiin-j. K- ...
.-.- -'-- ---. --, v-, vf vunu(iu
the employment from dally to weekly, and thus
todeit-atwhiiythejaitandiiberaimtentionaof i Hectlon 8 regulatea lb aalirlei or emtom,
thu Legislature. Tbe opinion on tbl point la the officer. ",
revera, Qt broai and UDorai is it coaatractioa' (hwitonirepwUcf'naiiitlngUw.
of he aw, and Is Illogical. Cnderit the Imsfli
f the law may he given or denied at tbe pleas.
ore or caprice ot tbe employing officer, and men
working aid by aide may have different rale of
payment and ol hour of Ubor prescrlid for
1 ad'dre this letter to yon heeau of our for
mer eorrcapnndanc on the subject, end It l
written to vindicate the lawful power of mr
I hsve the honor to he, very respect tally your
obedient servant, n. w TavtXi;
m . .. omptrolier
THE CITY AND DEPARTMENTS.
yeatenlsy dlspnsett of a number of Mill pen ling
and on th calendar.
rreantMUa af a Treaawrr Clerk
rani a. nowrn,ot Jllclu ta promotetl from Ural
to second claaa la tk Fourth Auditor office.
The PMrtet Caaaaittlee.
The rioue Committee on the DUtrict ot (o.
lumMa meet again to-morrow.
JINhy Clataa-j Coasaalaalaai.
AatUranMa M lrtaeea M ke twwoaa eoml.
ton to wtuatiw JJsbama epredatloti ctahn
are nnmeroo aad of varied qnalUeauoTi.
IatevwaJ Ueveaaa Meeelpt.
The Commbuioner of tbe Internal Revenue
bureau now think the yield of Uxation for the
present yeer will be over ten million In eire
of hla expectation.
Manaal Packard yeeieruy telegraphed to thi
Attorney General that tba returning hoard hal
oaVlatly ennewared that Keitogrt mtjorlty wat
The Frealdeat'a TUlteri,
SecreUry nelkaap, SecreUry BoulweII.8en
tor Wilson, IteraUton of Texat, and Hitchcock,
and Representative Bhellabarger, Cobii an t Far
well called npon the President yesterday.
Free TrvBnrtlWa la Ylenaa.
The naval rtoreshlp Supply and Guard win
U from New York for Trit next February,
conveying good for the Anstro-Hnngarlan later
liymel f tbe Clerk.
The Secretary of tbe Treasury hat directed
hi disbursing clerk to omit th eeml-monthly
payment of the clerical force oa tbe lath Inst.,
Bednelag Ike Iteveaar.
The fehhfe! ooUectlon of the Internal revenue
wUI allow thla Congress to wipe nut all texea ex.
eept thoee Impeeed en tobaooo and liqnors, and
then tn revenn win ne larger thin wa cai
culatetl when the redaction wa made Ian anm
mer, HaaWBee Nailoaal Ceaaeterte.
The Sorretary of War yeaterday transmitted
to th Senate a eommuketion elating ceruln
difficult! wkloh prevent kl execatlon of the
act of 1171, relative to headstone in the national
cemeteries, aid asking tor additions! legislation
toeiaWe th Pepanmenl to aapply aaid hea.1
atoaea m agceedance with the law.
C'a-aSrlUM by the feeslaie.
The Henata, in executive ealon, yraterdav
confirmed the following nominations i
Wn. P. Dewey, of Wtsconiin, to be aurveyor
general for Dakota.
Indian Agent Wm. Barge, for th Pawnees;
John IL Pickering, for th Sacs and Fox In the
Indian Territory LL W. Beck, tor Iidlin it Fort
Mijnr G. N. Lelher haa been olered lo duty
under the commanding general of tbe military
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New lUstea Hellef Pill.
A bill wilt tie offered In the Hon for a remlJ
eion of dotlee on goods imported by Boston mer
chant and deatroyed In the great fire. The pro
posed bill la similar to one pissed In ltts for the
rt-llef of merchant who anffered In the New
York Br of l&U. IU principal feature to tbe la
ming of certificate to tbe mercbante who ion
good for the amount ot dntle paid, which are
lobe received by the Government a parment
lorunues on goous va d unpunm in me ininre.
mil la Rea-raJ Tax Legaelea.
A bin waa latrodaced In th lions jeetenlay
by far. Cox, of New York, and referred to the
Committee of Way and Mean, declaring the
meaning of the act of Jnly 14, Hid, repealing
thasnerlsl tax on leiacie an l aaoc.siona. to
the District x,ww,ooo acres of tbe public lands to
be appropriated for the ttcnefU of tbe public
acboolaof tb Diatrlct, and tt was referred to
tk Committee on K location and Labor. It
former reference wa to th commit te on tb
rue same gentleman imrnaurea a utu incrras
Ing the nnmber of trustee ot colored school
from three to nine, aeven to be appointed from
tbe city of Washington and two from George
town. Tne Mil farther provide for tbe appointment
by tbe Governor of a aecreury, treasurer, and
aupertntendent or the colored echoola. The bill
was referred to the committee on District of
The President haa nominated th tHoiing
officer to th Senate, and their rate hare been
referred to tbe proper committee.
Wm. P. Dewey, of Wis., to be Surveyor Gen
eral for Dakota,
riBuuer-iiunn a. uuhhid, .-Turin lain
bridge, Ma.; Geo. B. CogtwelL North Kaaton,
unuint. aaa.: utu. a. -UBiTriL.
Uaaa I! If Rhalton Ruiirt John h Uir
' .f. "ell"' Jlal?,r.l V "?? " "r
?."1t "5ene?.w'PBl.r,.,lv..,i' ,
Intra1 ftamnal I- I .net- Ametclawsj V
Wt"CZZ ..-- .."7..T i iV "-ij" .7."
nuonavr, iaiua (117, iuia, 11111. at. rnui,
Metrotiull City, Iowa; Pan grata llolL Ureen
vlile, IlLt Thorn Blanrhant, Flora, IlL Jess
M, Hammer, Kareka,Nev.; H.M. Jamison. Reno,
Ncv.: I. W.KngUnd, Canton. Mo.; IL C. Mor
ton, Beaton Harbor, Mich.; K. P. Royoe, Ksco
nowha, Mich.; B. F. Bradley, Midland, Mich.; H.
11. Alpin, Winona, Mlcb.; F. C. Albright, Mason.
Mlcb.: F. W. Brtgge. Guroy, CaM ('- F. Ibmert
son, White Hulphnr faprlnr, Wet Va.
Maater EVlwaM H. Wiley la ordered to lhe
Porumouthi Passed AssUUnt raymaater Itifn
H. McGonnetl to tbe receiving ahla HeWae. at
I Portsmouth, X. IL, Slit Inst. Ueni, Wm, J.
?7 & Srn home and wait oWrr. nTT
.. w SST t,Z'bl' rom VhJAV
If 'P Bahlni and ordered lo the store. hi,.
bert. detached and ordered to return home.
The officer ordered to accompany Commander
Helfrldge expedition totbe lathniua of Darter,
will sail from New York In tin iteamer of the
1Mb for Asplnwall. From Aaplnwell they will
cross tbe lalhinu to I'anAma, where they wilt
meet one of the vessels attached to the aouth
FaclOo Bftuattnin. In which they will embark fur
Cunlca bay, the Initial point of tbe survey.
Mr. Webli, ateeinsblp owner of New York, haa
rrepared a pamphlet to be auhmltted lo the
louse Appropriation committee, which eel
forth the argument in favor of a direct ateam
ahlp line from Han Francisco to Australia, stop-
(ing at the Haadwlrh Ulaud. A mall aubaldy of
wo.000 Is asked, U la claimed that one result
of theeataillahmentof thi Uutwlll b to com
pel the shipment of til Australian product tu
LUgLSWJ lliriiuytt ing I. iiitru rua tea
The provlslona of the bill introduced in the
House of Re preeentatlre yesterday by Mr. E. It.
Rttberta are euhatantlallf a follow:
Heciion mak u lawful for the collector ot a
port at which a aleammlp from a foreign port
may arrive to grant a aperlal onler for Djitoeding
auch etearabtp at night, boa! being gitentn
ecu re the Uuverument agalnal any Ioascs which
might arise un ter auch license, a reasonable
compensation leing paid for auch license, lolve
distributed among the Inspector aulgued to
a.i..ul..ln.l tha H.lA.rllll. aI .K. .. "
tha I du a nib... .. !,.., i idt. iT .;. .. . .
nwimtcuit ut uittut.Attis t.i iu, i arju.
the fee now autborlxed to be collected br cu-tout
officer, exoapt the fse eollected uudertbeatt
regulating l.e on th Northern. NorthMstern.
and Northwast uf.untker of tba Uuticduate
and Northwaat ui.untcr
.ui.kt u, ...i t. . ,
vi niika v. imh ! iuta t m rem
to regaut tb ad-
niit.urtui.iit ol tonnii., .?,im.a ll.je.liw,
I . .. ... . i T 1 ,1 .. . T'.v.tr 1
iariiiirui ui iv jwik.
Msy n, lie,
new acatki of
mer aoau ui leno ami vjiio toil a
, fee nreatribjd iu the aectlon.