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WASHINGTON CITY, D. C, MONDAY MORNING. FEBRUARY 1
7, 1873. no. 70.
IV ' IJIIKKN A: Uir.T.tAMM,AartUueer,
Ao. inui northwest corner Tenth and V street.
11 aertured thereby, I
f wln-1nUot t. In &iai
oftured therebr. I sill
rlfirk n. tn . tii
corner of uM lot, end running thence west u feet
Winch, theucwaomh ins lee I 4 Inehea, thence, eastau
niununi h, iuiuvii. minn
effuioa.uirincaiigrTB iuu lee a inrne in KU
4 H uiata. tbenc nor
lnV,lt tier wit th
Tertnv t4Wb mnIii
la-hteen fmnilb. to be
tin in ivimftnifnu uwmi.
i Mill MllV Ht ala. Iwria an,t
Wonthr7opertyi l(Ktdown on aeceptsncscf bid.
trtnatf aUaar not eorapHM with within ven
days after Ml tb trnat reserve th rtht 14 r.
ria-men maiua, ia nw wmmi vj m nerci at trust
ru iur -nTn m ar rni in nw tn ine uriaiui
, , . JinAiMAno n. warn m. Trustee.
JsU-eoAd Ollkt-.N WlLUAMS,Auct.
if- tiie AnnrK ftAuri- postroyro until
MliNPav, lVbmsry it, 17 T
V W.M. I. WAI.l. .V AartWarn-,
STW MBTI-l-1 UUUUIIW.
and M S. Mr, cor. It. eve, andKIulh street
fink MODEnVfla rAmiNON
WAT J- It COLDUM AND L'bAVOMa.
pimtut! In bMvrtMlit Im) frtmH, ron
trtn br lh HtrniollUn AmUMurr of
til tluUilliur,) No. Vu M M JvnnoTlTinla -ptio.
corner nr Ninth ftrff I. na kl(lSI)A). TUtfU
IiAV n.l Vff.NKMfiAY F-VEN1NOB, rbnirr
IT, Mtjad !), 173, rommrnrtntr fftrh tfnlnir u?
, w e rpvlf iilljr latlt ft crtlk'l fiimlnaUon ff
thMwork of rt, the ralutlnm are br wlU
known artlt, an.l tb (Jhrnnw ttom tli hcl tnb
Ilber4 In f tirup an.l Aiwrtca, hil lh Water
iwort are all ItupntiM frm fumdoa. anJ represent
wi'iibii tr tiiii nrtvH" u tuiti niirtiuii
rt AIX k CO., A lift w,
1Y UltrK.N A: II.IJA.UH. Anntair
At Northntrorurr Truth athlUnlreela,
IlrTlHneof a deednf tnwl toJnehna Uhlt-
Mnrr. latoa.Moveml'rr f l, aiul tlitlr re
ronliNt In tjher Nix AjS. f.dbt 411. otin.f the
tbrlrtueotaderrn U Hi Hni-rem Ocmrt of
UMrlrt of CulumbU. tml ou tne Nh riar i
ir.ltClln tb raita t Oallt. Olmeleadetai,
rfl. Kiultx Dtirkel II. euUtltiiUiw Ue nndrr-
imI lruntMa 111 nluw t lh Mill Jminim UhliMr.
June, iffllo lb h
Tin. . Kiultx D
diveaeeiU anil hr tlie rjlten renueet 1 theitriy
iiroei ipimeea m
itiilhr the vrjltrn renueet t theitrir
e will eeJI at inilUc anrtloa. In front nT the
wrnred, we m
-reialaea, tn Itw h4irhel Milder, on MONDAY." le.
remliersxiv:!. al 4 o'clock. . m . M K aixl tbe
Kub ball oflut t, in OUea Vytrf aabdiTun of
. nftefnlU)aDitaiitefnI(14,)tneinar two b no-
ilre.1 anil tttfbtr-oDe. ift-l.) hevlnnln f or ibeMinel
feet IH tnrlieat tbenre aotilb with tbe III
alter M feel a lui-bea; lbeneeeat 1M feet),
line of an
it I H Inchea
inn iMacv oi
iMSrinnltir, loiret ber with tn tmprnve
1 Oil fnnrtb eaaht hiliuv laLll.
14 tad II month, wilb Internal, aecuratl br b! of
trut. Hlami-aanilooiiTrrBOcItitratlbaooet or lha
imrcnaftai1. Two hitudrelilullara down when lb
lrirlr la Mruck off. TUa iruatee reawr tb
rbrblt'ireaallui roperlr at th rlei andooatof
tbedpra(UtlniriurcbMer litcaMth lerm ar not
romi-lled with within flreiUiaafter aate.
tWSeoftda (IKEEN k UIIXtAMA, Anrta.
pr-riir. A1IOVF. HAI.K 18 POSTPONED CNTIL
Tl'EHb A Y. Januanr I. IKt, Hint hour aadilaoe.
llr order of the TrnateW
dem UKKKH k WILUKM9 , AnrU.
iwTiir prnciiARKn at the baijs mape
on tbe'thof Januarr,lflM,baTlnir failed loeomiilr
wttb thMerma thereof within lite lime apertned. the
in ne. reaoiii. nmter me eondtitona or ike
No, luu north weat rorner Truth and I alrret.
f W.Wn.crtmoteiM'tBirat Jrhx-t abaQ
M-ll. at lb realdaiiM of lady decllntnir
tf nrnlt are, to alle&d Iba aala. a tbva-ooda art uearir
new, beluir in ua culJhn-e Uj tuntba.
MtlM.1 Starl Ancttoueera.
BY flltKli.N "WII.MA.MK, A.etlaneer.
No. luul uoribweat corner Truth and D atrtU
mt totqa from I!. ILa
I NovatuUf L l7, of r.
os wth una raonti
. rrt or lo4 nnniberi
la aiinart munuered Bt hum) red aod eUbtr. (J
Lavliur arrpol f ihtrirlT feet on lint atraet
.tuthwaaiuwlhaidaDtbor tbaloL ennUlBina-abool
sunfeMof rrouaXftndhaTtni-lhirwa two two
Lrr rrtma Mo, i . . , ...
Terroa of aalV-OaaValf rftab, (we&lr St doHara
nf wtiLli wntt h haI.! ImmfilliUr iWufUr 111
eale; Hie UtUne U alt au) twetre roonlha, awAretl
tie; Hie I
liv juul Ar trtnl nn lh
tirmuwiM bum vj war
Bf.1il ,ia. Aht ItiIAP. a IJa aMH,l tl11
Tf thalarnutrw-oflB om.plled with 7a r dAr
after Iba Ml,lhraite reirf ea Ik rbrbt i reaall
Ibei'rupertjraliMrUikanireoat tf tbe tWaalUmr
No. loul.DOrUiwaaroorurrleulband (Jalreeta
br dtreeUon oi lb iHinraevured tnerrtir, i will aen,
f i.uUis niition. In front Of the uremiae. al 4 o'clock
Km, nn WKDStrtDAV.tlie Mth itar of Febraarr,
A D. 171. all tk&t oerlaln iMoe or i-aroi 1 of ground alt
utte and beina- In the citr of MaaMnrfon.tu tb
Itmlrlct of O'tlumWa, and known and dleilniruUbed
m lot marked aud lettered MH." In 1111m and Urara.
haira Rubdmaiffli oi ima on uumireti an
( ItM.1 and one hundred and nine, ( lNO of 1(1
llanl'a kuImIItUIou of Minare nunilierel t
dred aud elxhl. tnt.l a rrorded in Ibe onto
Teriuaofaalei On third catht balanoalnalsutd
twelve mimtha.wtth Interael from day of ale.ao
cured br a deed of truat on tbs property aold. (u
...l liv a ,lil aT truat m I ha nrntiarlv
hiindreii uollara duwu when the propertr lartnict
on. All ootiveyanrlniC at imrrhaaeVa coat Ifth
Lvmanf uf ar not eoiiiiillad with within Are da r a
from day of ai Iba trii't reaervea IH riyht to rn.
ell tba propenr at th riah aud.co-t of the default.
A It a. 1,1 oitv.
H k W1U.UM", Anrtlnneera.
JYUUCKN A-WIM.IA.MH, Attrtl.aef-,
an, al a o'tJact. in eball aell on ihretnlara;
einirpartof loUVaod ll,lnliiarNo,B,iiavtnjr
w rri t'J-t fe!i,Sfti7.wr.t F J f
etory preaaed brick fraii
tueut. now oorui'Ud by J
'reaaed brick fpm btttl dlajr. With a On baa.
II nrallaM bwlueaa TUie)1y, lo which W
T ul'ililll'iuirii vi m li,i-w
make II flrallM buiuM TOei1y
'ferraa i On fourth. rab balance la tU, twelve,
ebrbleen.iwrniy lour, imnr auu iiurif-aia iihui.u.
I- WAl.T, V CO.. AurlUartr.
lM.aU.,1.1. llllil.llli t
im. too and Mtal pennatlrania avrnue, rorner of
45FJ TtyTtrtweofadaedof bniat. rtatf 4 Odober 1,
11 '3 Wl, and dulyreoordadnn fitter No. bO, folia
"l'J. of tb Una reoorda ni Waahliurton omintr,
tba(lhdayof rvbruarr, IMS, at 4 t?f lock P. m., fn
lrantnflbeprenuaea.au ihoa iarcela of laud alt.
wlS Jo th eily.of VaUiudon. D-11.. and Uinir
aulMlTvlalou of anav utmliarf 4 al bi
"rbrMlouWaettbafronCof cbrbteen feel on I
T.n. i tim, wuElulrf HmHJn t lh ril of
W. I WALL OO, AuctI
1JV I1IIICUN fc UILUA1IN, tnlkWM
II no. Ili uaruiwrm r'iurr iiimuaau -
Tj ny ad mrHf. dated l)ctolier I, IVTJ. and dulr
IH Koorded In l-ltr folio ICLone ni Ibe land
-w--!L.JiJa of Waabinuton. D tCnd by direction
. . !"-. I t 4 aall M1H1K
'nimii "".yl', v 'r!ir
and ubtn n(
nailv It t-rnia 1 J aala aranui
h wi'bln At dS)S after ate. tua. prapenr
be reauld at tb riakaati cot or m a-iimuwr,
,r. ZJouvoranoltur at ourobaaer eoat One
buiidrad Joliara down when fb proHyl atruek
- - qSMSMH WIBKfctraS
TltTTSTFE'fl SALE .OF A NFAT TWO STORY
MtAMKJIOt'MK. No. Ill A HrhFKT SOUTH
By Tlrtii ofe deed of trust tome, dated June
9MK7,andditrrewrdedlnUbr No.tt.1, f(io 7.
revioiiaajirrr(iemeni.oa iiiuilhdai. troniarr
V, IC1 at the pie boiir and iImo,
DRAtNAllDH wAhNEIU t.I-
ANDULU II ht'VAi.U Trnalee.
felAoAds URKKS k IlJ.lAUll. Auria.
MjAcrwAiJcirr rpAMFD FAn-
htl. ((lOTIltO htTI.Kj H At, ft (IT MAHBI.r!
liiV CKNIKB TABUCMt nK t) rAINTKD
lt)1TAHK MllITMj r.XTrNHtON TAHLrH'
OAK DININll riUfnHt FflllNO. Ilt'KK ANll
AMI HTAth rARPKTR: (St til A IN HKDIUH)f
I'AllPKIH; IHJNdl''; roQKINaANJTIIEil
roril ni Uber ha ht. louon. on or ta una raontaa
fur tlieeouptf of n aaulnifton, D, dand by dire
lion of the UiJdeT of the iota aeeured tberaby I
will art) al vuhtt lln front of tb reni1M, on
UKDSJDAV.tbathdar T Vrbrnarr, )K.al 1
n'fJwk il wl. out of To nnniberail fourleMi.ili.f
Hr virtita of a dl t trnatdaiadMarrbW.A. D.
iT.r uniiniv. ik. ajala iti rliraar. A j IV
by a deed of truat nn the premia-a aoldV All eoaver.
rncinir at lb pnrchaaer'a ooet, M hundred !)
r.i.iiji iniari aucimmimt.
M tn in7ia"T"J
auctlou. In pxtai or ia trnue, io ;n
nuiVrot ia-bly-ebbt. (SSJ In 7W.h V. Kalley.
hudrlaudralitynv,tl4.tweU1ir with th lw-
KFaiiii. piiunuLiuir vniivwwi uw
THE NEWS OF THE CAriTAL.
COXOREW AND THE MTAUTJIE.NT&
Nharp Debate In lit Haase-The H rah era'
Hrlbrry C'eaarr T-dny The 1'nlen
Pnclfl II a lire J -Pal. (irren AOf r libs
01 tldVtid-Arrival af Id Mrambeat
Lobby Mlacrllaaeen New and .lp.
Another volnme of the census report will bt
ready for llMHi.nl ion to the public during the
pre sent Wffk, containing statistic of vitality,
Thp pMtRif Itnic
The opinion of the Attorn (irnrrtl Mnltn
the PofltmAMrr Ofoml m Stttinlar u to th
rffrct thtt only tti irtnil iku- nftpiM ctn t
rollprtpil. Mr. TMirrll h1 hr-M thttthelaw
anthortml the rollKttort of rtonl.l th tmonnt.
The Merar IaTrwtlaallaa.
ItUnowbeikrcd that tnePrntte rommltle
appotatcd to l&rtaimte the cbtrarea atitiut
Senator rotneroT will be ihte to begin lit labora
on wmneMayotibiairrek, The Minutes on
iinth atni a exnwtcd to arrtre lo-mnrrttw.
Tbe Cald-reTl Cnar.
Thrfiorf of the Senate Corotnitiee on Prlr.
Urge and Eleetlona of IU Inveatlfftllon Into the
rharfftaa'falnat Penalor Cald-rellwlll proUtlr
no onnuiieu io-iAT, a rnmor rrtraned iat
filxht that the fommlttee had decided lo declare
the aeat vacant.
(ItHrral F. T. Dent
Proper Information eoablea tdrorrert an
error of onra of the 14th lnnta'nt, and of other
Journal. Oen. Frederick T. Pent haa not aakiM
to M re UeTed from ilntt at the Kxeentlre Man
sion, nor haa he applied for a leave of abaenre
until Julr, a prevlouilr alatetl.
The .llorma ntmenltr
The 8enate JadJrlary Committee ha- not ret
arrired at anj definite ronrtoalon rrj-ardlnn the
Mormon que tlon, hat will nrobaMyl able to
report aome matared Mil thla week. Tle necpa.
altr of aildltlnnal lefflalatlon reranllnir thl anK.
Jert la acknowledireU by all, and tbe recent men-
axv i me ireainrni nrmua: immeuiaie anion
w iti inmnnrwB irrrivr prompt rrpone,
Tbe Nleambanl nil).
The airAmiiai Iniibr hare arrlrel here la fall
f.irce, and are determine.) u pniti their ateara
ikmi bin thruach the senate, when It will bet-ome
a law. The Mil la nw.t ontraireout In lu charar
ter.andprartlrallT nolilileaail lawa for tbe prr
Ventlnn of aorldenla on ateamttoat A. and exnerta
M a large nnmner of ateanthmi acrtdrnta ranat
"'ww na rnartmeni.
C'aaTatalalIaa- tbe New llepanlle.
In accordance with Inatrnctlooa he hal formally
recognized the new Oovernratat of Spain and
ezicnuM tne ngni nani or iriiowahip lu wel
coming the Oovernment Into the alaterhnod of
rrputiiic. i ha cable telegram, pabu.hed nnder
the furtitu newt, girea the lanamaire of the
nolea whlca paMcil. Anion-diplomat In Wart
.nirton the wf tfWitf la mncb prslaed, and a
atabie OoTernraeut la expected, replete with
Bowl re term,
1'raMailaaa la tb Trrataarr
Thefrilowlog; promotlona have been tnaleln
IheonVoof tbe Flrat Comptroller of the Treaa
nrr a the remit of the recent examination!!
To fourth cfaae Henry ft. ltennettj to third
rlaaa-W, K. Klndrlck, M. Woo-lwortb, line
I.jnch, Frank Itartlettttu avooud rlaaaH. V.
lUrUit, Y. 1L heaale, F, N. Ulipla, It. 1L KJurfc.
hnlm. The apnrdniiaenta were made In the
exact orter of excellence In the examination,
the hlf heat of tbe three name cert I Bed for each
pLu-e iielug choaea la each inatanre,
ractflr Uallra4 laterrat..
The Home Committee on AiiproprlatIona will
to-day bcxtn the conalderatlon of Henator M
mand'apropoaltloa relative to the payment of
interest on their bond by the Pacino rallroadi.
It ia not known what romliulon will be reached,
but It la prolble that lu the end the (lot eminent
wid be authortaed to retain from the tranjporta
tloa account a antBulcna ajaotiat U-aay the
Intereat, ant) that the comj anlea will he allowed
to seek satufactloafor anyallezed tlamace by
suit before tbe Court of Claim.
' 1. 1 1 I, i
Itetlrrd "latal Offlcer.
The Senate on Saturday so amended the naval
appropriation bill a to provide for the lnrreaie
of the pay of retired naval officcre to I per cent,
of the pay of omcera of the aame grade ra acihe
service. The amendment fartaerprorldeaihat
they snail not I einnlnredinartiveaervlc. k.
cept In Ume of war. Tney are now entitled hy
law to only U per cent, of the pay of active
omrers, while retired army offleera receive to per
cant. The amMMlmoni la intended tnpnttaOae
Oen. Lozan. chairman of the Senate Military
GomioUtve, and Oen. Coborn, of tbe House coin
tnlttee. are both of the opinion that a fair con
struction of the law of the last aesslon la rela--
lion to headatonea anthorlzea the Secretary of
War to prescribe proper stylca and materials for
the headstones to I erected In the natlnnml
remeteries, and that it doaa not require new
lea ialatlon to rule out pavlos bricks aud roollnjt
tiles from competition asbesdatonca. The den-ciem-y
of appropriation for the work could be
remedied by an Increased appropriation to I
voted this present session.
A Forcible Araaateal.
The speech of the Hon. John M. f.rUht. of
Tenneasee.onthe prppoiltlon to refund the In
ternal tax collected from raw cotton haa been
widely clrcnlaJei) by the friends of that measure
end haa received welMeserved and earnest at
tention, it la particularly I'omuiendaMe for it
clear exiMMltlon of the consul otlnnal qiiesltona
Mituitni. mi i" rarrniiiiKij TBiiiaiiia cor
rect and careful compendJum of all the arjru
mrnla yet adranoed In favor of thla ecfteme,
which Uao near and dear toha hearts of au
Mnilarr and Naval Clazrttc.
Surireon Henry C. Nelson Is ordered as re
corder of tbe Boanl of Medical Examiners at
Kashlnaion. rasned Assistant; and snreon H.
M.Itnndlette to the Terror, per steamer of the
tftt Instant. Commander J, N. Miller Is detached
from the naval station. New ..ondon. Conn., and
ordered to tbe hydmirraphlo offlre, Washlagtoa.
Medical Inspector A. T. (llbon la delachod from
the Board ol MedlcaJ Examiners at Washington
and onleretl to speclsl duty in the. Bniwan of
Mellclne and Surgery. Snrgoon (leorxe it, (took
la detached from the Terror anil ordered to re
turn noine ami a wan orucrs.
Three hundred and twenty.il ve claims of Mex
ico ass Inst the I'nlted States fur tie trait of
HVia.M'i hivten AeHlAt; The awards
made by the commission in these three hundred
and twenty-tlveclalias only amoantto l,(i4ti
in currency, and Interest In some casea since the
date of the Injurv tin to the close of the labors of
the cominbulon; fiiio nmre hare been atlnwisl for
mm oi nnniinr, c, mere are bit nuudrdl anil
lab-ty-tbree Mexican claims Mill nndtx-ided.
Itree hundrel and sixtfH of thorn arise out o
Indian depredation during the time In whbli
the eleventh article of the treaty nt fUiidalupe
Hidaign remained in foroe.
iiasiarM in iur pranrr.
The aloption by the Senate of the ItepnUlcaa
caucus reaomflort Umltlnr debato aa appropria
tion Mils, ic after a tedious discussion tsst
Salnrday, will have the effect to advance bind
neaa ieIore that body with unusual rapidity.
provided, of course, that the provision of the
resolution are heeded. During the debate Hen
ator Hherman boldly aanonnoed it to be bis
opinion thai the adoption of a rule allowing the
operation of Mthe prevlona question" would he
advutageoua. The fact that the Senate now
numbers atventy.four members, and Isron
qnently a cumbersome body tn manage, adds
great weight to this suggestion.
HoMlbera Claim Cauiiubwdan,
The comralaaion spent Saturday In hearing the
witnessea in support of the claim of the loyal
helra of the late John Townsend, of Warren
county Miss., amounting to 1117,000; also the
aeuarate claim of Samuel Townaend. ann and
almlnlstrator of the deeeaseil, amounting to
about llT.OOO. Exlovernor J. Maillaon Well.
of Louudaua, basmedailalm with thecatnmU
sion for cotton taken for hospital uses, sugar
and tnolaaaea taken for commissary stores;
brlcka and lumber taken to build the Iied-rlver
uim. ami norsesancimaiea taarn torineravairy,
1 artillery and trains during th lied river ram.
palgn of Oen. banks Iba a hole claim amounting
W UTBT tUU,INUa
Tbe Senate Approprlaiioo Commlitre haa re
ported an amendment to the noatat aoDronriation
bill wbk a provklea that ao free matter whatever
ahall be tranamltted through the malls. Thla
iiepnvea toanewapapera of the coaatry of the
free exchange of hapera which they have hitherto
enjoyed, and a ill compel them to pay postage
on their exchange a If it become law. Thelarger
dallies, rely lag naatalr on the telegraph for newa
ami gcucrai ipiui waiiea, would not bs'atrlouaiy
effected by It, hut tbe country wetklioa will be
aublected to great expenae, as they depend n
U1VJL n i?.p:t wrtitnra imu for cilpHog with
whbh to All their columaa. It l to be hoped
that the amendment will be defeated,
Th proceedings of both branr has pf Congress
to-day promise to be of rare Interest, in the
Benitn the Caldwell ou will probably reciire at-
tentlon. while tn the Honse the ntnil "Held day
excitement of Monday Is sure to occur. The
proposition to refund the cotton lax will be
brought np If an opportunity la offered, and
manv a resolution calculated to nrnrinr aenaa.
tlon, which haa been hiding Itself In the desk of
iiaauinorine pa. weei, wm oe presenieu ror
action nnder motions to suspend the rules, which
ar In order foe liwlir on It. It la harel noaat.
hie that the Poland committee may submit their
rrpon. Jioin iionn-a meet at ti ociock,
Nlrarngaa Harreilag Expedition.
The Navy Department has recelrM advices
from commander Lou, of the Nicaragua survey
ing expedition, dated at Virgin hay, January in.
All the members of the expedition are well.
Two parties are alrralr In the Held one en the
Ochomoiro river, thirty miles from Virgin bay,
uu'iir viib i go vi utui, iui.s, i iui iiuc uuvi
not arlve mnch hnno ao far. but ererr chance
will be given, as it waa pointed out bv the Gov
ernment engineer of Nicaragua. The other party
is improving on child's route every hour, nnder
Ueut, Ithoadea. Lines of sounding have been
run acroaa th lake In different direction hr th
midshipmen who were left there, ami show from
Oteto fifteen fathom, with clean bottom and
no oiiainicuon lonanganon.
Tbe fjtat (lata af the fawlai.
The sixteenth and aevenieenth Joint rnlea for
the government of the two Honsea of Confrere
provide, respectively, that "no bill that ahall hare
passed one House shall be Bent for concurrence
(0 tbe other on either of the itat three days of
mo arnaiuii, ani ion no imi or rraoiuiioa inai
shall have passeil the House of ntpresentatlvea
and the Senate ahall be presented to the Presb
ucni 01 tne 1 mini rtaic. iot ni spproneuon,
on the laat day of the session." A farther lolnf
role provides that a motion for te anapenalonof
these rules ahall always be In order without de-
naie, 11 1 cuaioruarj imnng tne laat uaj oi tne
aesslon to mske thla suapenalon, and a notion
for that purpose will he made in both Honsea at
Senator Sawyer will soon Introduce a bin
creating a tdy corporate and politic, by the
name of the "Sonthern Homeslead and Emigra
tion Company," with power "to lease or par
rhaaolsrge tracts or bodice of land anywhere
within the I'nlted States and Territories, and o
sun ey ami divide the same into aultaide farm
or homeateads of two hnndred acres, more or
less, and erect thereon such building aa may be
necessary to the convenience anil comfort of
families living thereon." The bill furtbergranta
tbe usual ant nor II y tn tssne bonds, sell stock,
thlaachcme I to give Northern capital welt
guaranteed opportunity for Investment In the
Htiuth, and lo restore tottsef nines the thousands
of nn productive acres of land In that aettlon.
The li-t of the Inrnrnorator will Include the
names of some of the most prominent and r'
uai'ir wru in iur iimuirj.
liMH'drreaaa ibe Credit Bfablller,
Aletier received by Interested parties In thla
rliy from Hud flreen, dated no longer than a
fortnight ago. Is accepted as roty Incing proof of
tne untruta of tne statement thai ne died during
the war. AllhouthMr. Oreen Is etghtydwo years
of age, the letter ghe Indication iTiat his mental
aa well aa nhrilcalfacnlUeaar well nreerv.L
It Is written In a Irra hand, betraying little ner-
vou-ncaa. ana 11a conieniaare znreai in a
clear. bualnesN-tlke manner. He dlaruuea in It
aitengin tne question 01 hi title to the profits
which have of late tears accrued to the recent
mananrie u inr crruit uiuuiiier. an'i riaiina .nai,
with one or two others who dhinot aell their
niereai in ine cotnnanr to new lora aoecn latora
iiefort the war, he la entitled to a larje share of
It la understood that Mr. Green and hi a
clstea will begin suit against the partlea who
nsedtho credit moblller ia the construction of
tnioui-acuio rauroan vary aoon, nniesa a eom
nroiulaa la cffectatL It laalao uniteratont thai
the neat little sum of three millions of dollar
nas ocen onere 1 to ureen a co. ir tnrir intcreat
In the mailer.
Th9 Secretary of the Treasury haa lued a clr-
cular lo collectors of mamma relative to ship
ping articles, wnirn is 01 general interest to
masters of veaael and merchants, lie - "in
or ler to secure nnlfnrmltrat the varinu norta
of the I'nlted Slates In the mode of pmenring
irmitci vuiiva vi kuioihuh ariiciea, uiucrra 01
iiic tuaiuiua aru nirwitu v rcquirr owner oi
veaaelambQae uaatara are by the last-mentioned
collector ol custom lo the duplicate copy of
such ariklce f urnlshod to the master In any caae
by tbe commissioner, and they wl'l notify such
owner and masters of the liabilities that may
lie Incurred by a failure to produce to consnla of
the I'nlted States In foreign countries a copy of
the articles of agreement authenticated as the
law directs, informing them of the penalty d-
nouncm in tne umeiermn ciauae.01 ine act 01
ltae. above cited, namelri a one of one hundred
dollars and contingent damages for proceeding
on a foreign voyage without ankles certified by
a collector, and of the penalty of two nuadrad
dollars prescribed In section 14 of th act of June
7, is;, for every person carried to sea aa one of
the crew without articles of agreement rerUned
tiy the shipping cammlsaloner.
The fallen Tax
The friends of the proposition to refund the
Internal revenue tax collected from raw cotton,
with commendable enterpi lie, are still engaged
In urging action upon aome one of the aeveraj
b.ls peudlng In the House fur that purpose.
Having destroyed tbe effect of tbs cry of "lobby,"
which at first frightened a few member from
the North front a due consideration of Itt pro
visions by the presentation of a demand for Im
mediate action, in whlca all the Southern repre
sentatives la Congress Joined, the measure Is
now In a more favorable condition than ever. It
la the unanimous opinion of all who have exam
ined the snhject that the Imposition of the tax at
a time when the representatives of the cotton
producing region could not be heard waa unjuat.
and that tie eunatltattoaallty Is a question of
Diantrrs hare anffrrc
great staplo what the Northern f armera woald
amirriimax wrrv io in rouecu-u upon cacn.
bushel of wheat or corn produceil by them, Jf
It 1 true that the Ural duty of onrflovernmant
should be to foster Its agricultural resource and
lo encourage the development of tbe real baala
of our national wealth which Ilea In the anil of
onr agricultural regions, then It must be admit-,
led that th tax wasdeatrurtlveof the veryob
j t which Congrrsa should have nought to ao-i-ompiUh,
It la acknowledged that the aura of
money invoiveii ruonuou, out it noai it
rememltcred that Ita broner expend! tare will re
sult in rerh log the Industry of the South and in
inaainsiii. aeciiun uivrv tapaoic 01 uaiaiaing
tbe burdens of legitimate taiatlou: and further,
no matter how large the aunt may be, the nation
ewes It to Itself that the evident wrong Indicted
Oda portion of It bcople should be renalred at
an early day,
Pre aldrnt ilrnnt aud Tlee rrealJcul lYIUon
NetUed af Tbelr Kleellaa.
On Hal unlay morning Senator Sherman and
Representatives pawea and Heck, the commit-
tee appointed to officially inform the President
and ice President of their election, railed at
Ihe Executive Mansion and were received by the
rreiiirui 111 ma vim vki.hu Hint,
The ilutv was Pleasantly fulfilled bv the nrn.
aentatlon of tbe following letter, signed, as It
will be seen, by Mr. Peck, wboe Pemoerallo
congratulations ought certainty to b ominous
ol peace and prosperity throughout the land:
ma 1 HTiajt iu 1 uk r"iuMrr.
Wa.UImotom. V. V., Feb, 1 113.
Mia; V hlva been annotated a onenmlt t hiw
the senate ami lfoue of Represent all vea to
notirryoo tnaton weinestisy, ine ivin instant,
the Vice President, acting aa President of tbe
Senile, In Ihe presence of both Houses, opened
and counted th rote of Iho elect on of thu air.
eral States for President and Ice President of
the I'nlted States. Br the ronnt It waa ascer-
taineii amittrriaretiinai you were uuiy elected
I'renldent for the term of four rear from And
aiirr ine am tiaj ui aiirn, a. it, ia,3,
InneformlntthU omeiai dntrwe take occa
sion io tender you our hearty cougratnlationa for
tne eminent cim ami military service yon nave
had Ihe Brood forlnno to render la tba iTntted
states, aad to express onr ronndaat hope that
your Administration ilurinc thewrm ferwhlrh
tou arw now nnim win iinniioiB ine pracr,
honor and prosperity of all the peopls i the
Cnlteil state without respect to srciional or
With great rrspect, yonrs, Ac, .t
On part of th Senate.
II. t. Pa wes,
JAktU II. IISTK,
On part of the noue of Representatives,
I fyjw H. hrttmt, V-W,ral tkt f 'Af Ulnltt,
tux raMinsNTH axrtr.
To this letter the Prealdent replied aa followa:
"I sincerely appreciate thla rtnewei evidence
of aatlafactlnn with my administration, N hen I
waa elected four yeara ago there waa lets regard
for party lines. In the last campaign political
differr mea and persons! liosiiutiea more uaarly
dettneiithe llneanf party) hut, notwithstanding
this, I ahallicoailnne to endeavor to make my
administration ol the Uoverqineal oaa whlca
will meet not onlr the aonraval of th trreat
party which elect tsl me, but aa well of all the
pcopie 01 tne t'oiteu niaies."
Tilt I nTBK TO QRMATOn WlliiOV.
The committee then callml on Hon. Ilenrr t II.
son, and read to Mm a letter Informing him of
his election aa Vice PresbUnt of the I'nlted
HI ales, aud concluding aa fidlows: "We take thla
occasion, while performing thla official duty, u
congratulate you on tbe high honor conferred
upon you by the people of the I'nlted states.
Y011 have long been Identified with the legisla
tive branch of tbe Government during a period
of unexampled difficulty. We are aure w at at
th universal feeling of the reaoectlw iionaea tn
which we belong when weasaure you of their
: sincere respect and hearty good wUi
rnt ssNATOk'a htlt.
Mr. Wilaon thanked the coinmlttA for ihir
congraiuuuoo ami ior tneir aasurance of the
good will of Itota. Houses of Congress, lie grate
fully aciepted tbe blrh trait eonuded to blia by
tbe people of the-United States, and aalifhe'
should strive to dlschsrae the duties of th itoui.
tlon assigned blm with seal, fidelity aad impar
tiality, lie cxptessed, too, the hope that the
coming four rears would be eoasacratad br tknaa
Intrusted with power to the peace, unity and de-
every dmartment of tbe Government mliht re.
tire at tba close of their official careera with tbe
consciousness of dutleawell done and with, th
offivTai ui iuvii vvBUHjuieu,
im, BEiTTVd srir.cn I.1? the iiorsE.
Tbe I'rapaeeil Hefure CongrrM-rreaeal
and Proposed Cai of the "cangrrv
nlaaai fJlake'-The "Oloie rroprle
lor Offer IteJnctton af Tklrtyeren
Thaaaaad Hollar for Hlf Ycnra-The
Inr.t IliJJer Oilers a IleaaclUa of
Two Hnndred Tliaaa Hollar a
Caaare UMI ('anarre Try la Hare
Italfanillllaa Hallav t
In the House on Saturday Mr. Peat tv. chair
man of the Joint Committee on Printing on the
part of the Hotuv, railed np Joint resolution (II.
R. 15) providing lor lh reporting and printing
of thedebatea In Congress, and addressed the
nonsea follows 1
TTIK rriUrATlttt OF lit! PIlATt.
The Mil, which was rral, authorises the Joint
Committee of congress on Public Printing to
uircci me uongresaionai primer to contract, on
nee air 01 tne inited siaiea of America, with
William J. Mnrtash, of Washington, Plalrlct of
Columbia, fcr th reporting and publication of
the debates In Congress tor the term of six yeara,
on and from the 4th of March, lais. In accord
ance with the proposal aubmitted by him for
aald reporting and printing: provhted that the
reporter ao employed for the Senate shall be at
all time ennlert lo tha approval of th Joint
Committee on Public Printing, on the part of the
aenaie, aim mc repwiera au empiovm ior ine
Home of ftenresentatire ahall b at all tlma
aubject to the approval of th Joint committee
en Public Printing on ihe part of the House
of Representatives; that Mnrtagh shall, at the
Ume of executing the rtmtract, ftivq bond la
the t'ntfed States in the nenal aunt nr
hnndred thousand ilollar. with sureties, to be
approved by the Joint Committee on Pnblic
Printing, conditional for tbe due and faithful
Krformance of the stipulations of said contract
be by mm performed; that before the 1 nited
States ahall tte railed upon to pay fbr any report
ing or publication of the dettates Ihe accounts
therefor shall he submitted to the Joint Commit
tee on Pulilio Print Inr. or to sarh other officer or
officers of Congress as they may designate, anil
uii turir or "if ai'i'imianini iiirirui, mt iTinjr in
all respects according to the contract, It ahall
be Dild for from the Treasury of the 1'niusl
stales, after having paedthe proper account
ing omcera thereof. Incase Murtagh ahall fall
tnrrcuie in rontnM'ian'i Rita ine onnii men
tioned In In first section of thla act within ten
day after such act shall be Presented to blm, or
a iuii at nnj uiuc, in inr JU'igrueni 01 ine joini
vuiiiuiiiies on 1 uiiiii; i iiiiuujf, lata m ine una
performance of tbe same, tbe Joint CiMnmtitee
on Public Printing la authorlred to have ihe de
bate reported as they shall direct, and to have
them printed under Ihe dl reel Ion of the Cflngrea-
lonii nnnirr. 11 inn iiDirmmrni mni mi omr.
Mr. Kerr. I hope the gentleman will ) tell to
me for a motion to adjoint,
Mr. Itrattr. 1 cannot dolhaL
Mr.Hneater. the rontrset with Messrs. Plrea
k Palley for publishing the dettates and proceeii-
in; 01 v unareiw win vanirv on ineain oi itiarcn
next. If this work 1 to he continued a new
contract must be entered Into. In roinntlanrA
with the rcflulrementaot an aft passed during
insaerimii eaaiun ui um ungrrnn. in join I
Committee on PubUo Printing invited by a-lver-tlsement
propoaals for repotting and printing
tbe debate. They also requested theCongre-
awn! pnnier 10 pirparr an niimaivoi ine con 1
of doing thla work at the Government Oiffee.
Three proposals were received, each accom
panied by a bond of tlO.Oiw, binding the bidders
to enter Into a contract toddth work In rate
their bid were accepted. An estimate of tie
coat of doing the work was alio aubmitted by the
The bidder were W. J. Murtagtt, of Washing
ton: I-add k Towers, of Waahlngton. an 1 Tuuj .
A.tsborne.of Iavenworth, Kan. Mr.Oittonie
made no bid for reporting, aad his bid for print
ing waa evidently founded upon a mlaapprehen
alon of the terms of the advertisement. An op
portunity waa offered him to correct his Id'!, but
as be has failed to do ao, and as his bid for print
log Is uarueAonably high. It will be unnecessary
fur me to refer WU again. For the purpose of
iweaeotfita the resasfai eosi h vnwttug then
dobatea under thes? propo), and com
parldg It with the cost of doing the work
under the lUres A Bailey contract, ihe com
mlttee hat carefully meaaured the printed
matter contained In the seven totnmes of
proceedings of the second eesalonof this Con
gress and an euimitc, verified by the bid (era
and by the Congressional printer, haa been nitd
f the amount this work woutd have con If It
had been done under the proposals of the two
lowest bidder and nnder the estimate of tha
Congressional printer. We find that nnder the
proposal of a A Towers tba reporting and
publishing of the debates of the second seanlon
would bare con f Jis,ux7a; nnder that of W, J,
Uuruhl4ilTajt(K under estimate of four ret.
atonal printer liatn.od. The amount actually
(aid to Hives A Bailey for doing this work was
140, hj,ort9,S"9 more than It would hay cost
onuer me propotat ot ,-nunagn, ana ,iM4i
more than under the estimate of ihe Cungrrs-
it 1 Base iv a j 7, merriurc, mil nn 1 mo eniiro
work of the nreient Conirreasbeen donn nnder
th aupervtaion of the Congretalonsl printer, the
Oovernmcnt aould have saved on the repjrting
ami priming ui ino ucuaica biwj.wai, act. urea m
better quality of paper, worth at least h.oto
more than that now uaod lu Ihe quarto ed.tlon,
and tbua made a total aavlag equivalent to SltT.
out on the work of one Congreai.
At the rale proposed by Mr, Murtagh the flov
era men t wnnM have savel on tbe work liw.mw,
aeenredabetter qiiillty of paper, worth ls,om,
and thus ma.le ou one cougrea a saving e'luiv.
When 1 auted In March last that RIvji A
Bailey would make on the contract which waa
forced throng th Hnuse tlT3,ooi, I greatly un
derstated the amount. Th profluwiu, ihave
no doubt, exceed lai.ooo, or. In othsr wordi,
Juat on half of tbe money paid them 1 net proat
on th contract.
Id the propmal of I.add A Towers we find
their estimate for reporting amounu to nearly,
If not quite, twice as mnch aa that now paid by
Rlvea A Bailey for doing thla work. They not
ilynropose to pay the Utah reporters the sum
tilcn Itlvea A fuller are now navintr them, hut
to pay them. In addition, a sum larger even than
that now voted and nald lir Cnmrress as ad ll.
tloaal compensation, therehy relict ing tb(lor
erument from the payment ol this a I luional c Jin-
uviinaiiun, which anuouni iu aumo J r,iiu i oil-
greaa. So that In comparing their proposal aiih
the rates pabl under the ltivea A UiUey con
tract this fact shcmld te considered. Again,
their bid, like that of Murtagh, and the estimate
of tbe Congressional printer, would require them
tonse a Itcttsr quality of paper In the quarto
edition than now used. When these Item are
considered, it will be fonnd that 1 the propieat f
I,add A Towers Is better by tla.fhjo 011 Ihe a ork
of one Congressman th prcient or propose.)
rairniii iiivea a itant-T,
So that, It wo should cnnrtule to accept Ihe
Fropnsal of even Ihe highest bidder, It would tn
art bcflld.nooner tngress belter than to con.
tinne on the tennaof tho KlresA Halter con
tract, a bile the proposal of lha lowest bidder
would be 2?7,flO0 better, aad by having the work
done at the (lovernment odtce th ssvlng would
ba equivalent to i7,so. Here, then j are,
Titan rnonMiTiONa lxroai vh.
all better by from II la, OOO to ttiT.OM thin the
iireacni roniraci, or ine ouo which iiitcb a usury
iave recently proposed for our acceptance,
lilies A Bailey made no bid for thla work under
the law requiring tha committee, to advert ue for
committee, and during the prcaenl session, tho i
filed with the committee a proposition lo do the I
work for six years at the old rates for the first
congress, a redaction ot twe ami a bail percent,
from their rates for the aecond Oongee, and a
reduction of flra-'per cent, for ihe tnird. A re-!
duel ion of thHsort from the present rate la not
worth ronslderug. It would amount to, per
haps, sji.ooo 011 the work of three Congrcsaea,
while, by accenting the bid of Murtsgli. or by
havlug the work done at Ihe Government office,
we wilt save during that period over half a mil
lion of dollars.
It win he remarked that the cat Unite of the
Congressional printer Is aowea hat higher than
the proposal of Mr. Murtagh. An explanation of
taisraayb found In the ( t that the Congrea-
ionai pnniariaoorannnermany nimcniiiesrrom
which a private contractor ha exemption. In
niunai 1'iiuicr uu urn ma vaLiiiiaica uma unuunii i
to provide against every -maaibie) eoatlngeurir
thalranarlslnthfie.:udnnif tke, wuei.. with
that ran arise in the execudnaof the wurk, with
tua iicbiib mit tua inai vi tua witifc, w nru i-wni-
pleted, shouMfslI below, rslher than go above,
lng from Congressional Influence. Members of
Congress too often send blm Incompetent work
men, and Inaiat nton their iwlng employed.
Every broke nlown printer and poor woman who
come to us with a siory of destitution and trou
ble Is turned over to him. His good nature can
not alwaya resist the pressure, and the result Is
that hla workmen do not compare, f iwrably with
tbosa emnloved In mtrate ontoes.
iicrc auircara tu iw uu way ut avoi'i iniuui
In part, that h eatlmatea that thetype-aeltlng
will cost 11.60 per thousand ems, when the usnal
charge for type-aetiliig i aixty cents per thou
asnd ems. Typa-aettiag la one of the Urges!
Items embraced in the estimate of.the coat of
UniMll-ilk. nurln or one hun.lre.1 ind onr I
saftffii? "" """ "" -'", nun' nr i
N...I. null.. . tk. mSi.r.1 troorUu,.
Congress terytnroperly insist upon the raieiiiiou
2? "f.!!!"1 ".?"H .no,w !l9JF. W
iim; ud uiiicii n iiw mum liv IBV wur. BS Wt'll,
their removal would not receive a vote lu tuii
Houae. This bin doei not cunumpuaa it.
Mr. Murtagh propoaea to employ them and puy
them Precisely the sama ratea thee am now vet.
ting from imca A Bailey, and Congress a 111, I
have no doubt, vote them tbe usual amount each
aeaSlon In tha war Of additional rnmnnmillnn
1 send to the qetka desk a letter ahlrb I a HI
The Clerk read as follow
it honor to say that should the contract-be
mrnrn in me, ano 1 una mat ma present corns:
rviiuricraBrsMiiaiaciorr to tne nenai ami
dCiaof Kenresentailrea. T ahall retain them
id pr them the same rates aa have heretofore
rrn nui ni hitm iiatiaw.
Mr. Seattr. It may t 1
aparate contnurta for re
rtery respectfully, V J. Mommi,
asked why not make
rennrtlnir flltnnlv h.
Mm. a,1 lh. I.1.M..1 '... - -T ,...?- ..
- it hi tuv luuriueut ui i rmnmiii, aaq
f I every on who ever haa Investigated thla san
lent, thai on person shonM be heid responsible
fB th tlttea work Af mnnnln am h,lHn
JF pretftnt bill gives the rontractnr the aamej
;X ft:1 iv iriwiiiua wnn'n ine oin ron-
f'wm uig BiwajB saercincii, no mora ann no
.ebandreuinatoCDturreaa precisely the aame
Innnenr In th aeiertion ot ta MmHiikti
It mar. hnweve Ka ar!l IA MtnirV In tnl
r-iiaectfon that should congrena conclude to
f,Jpioy " reporter,enl pay them prcciaely what
;!T """ mri irom jiivr a usury, ami irom
th oorernment In the way of additional com
peaisation. and make separate contract for print
ing, we should save on the-whoie work during
One Conre- nnder tk hmnmtl nt Ta.i.l
Towers, t lia.000; nBd th enlmaw of the con
Jal printer, fannoo, ami nnder the prn-
caulailoa. I aitmate rhat the Increased rtfre-
Batatlnn In Ik. .. n.... m ..t..'..
y-"V" "" nui ii'iihichi win iuv in
work of that Congress lust twice aa much as that
of the aecond aesslon of thU Congress. The de
bates and proceedings will not perhaps ocenpy
quite twice aa mnch spare as the debates and
proceeding or the aecond session of this Con
art", hnt the number of copies ot the ofc6 ta
tte Dfinted Wilt h lnraaa.l ntip ll. knn.
drfiio supply the additional members, aad thla
increase of coptee will make np for anydiralnn
tlon of ihe proceedings. To show that
Tits iiier or tb clobx
llenendfl Wyeatletinon thm nnmh.. il ttia mim.
bers, I need only refer lo the fact that When the
Sonih waa unrepresented we paid Itlvea k lielley
on account of the fW.Ae a follows Thlrty-Hev-
enth fVinraa aiaiwvt. n.i.i.n.t.ik iuaam.
Thirty-Niath, hm,m, vrhereas they were bald
iJC lhrortt, f tin oon, and Forty-Hrst, iln..
oim. The amounts given ar those paid Itlvea
nailer, and do not Inetnit tha niir ! r.1 ik.
,. Thera titir 1 only two sessions hereafier, hnt
intf will be more members to speak, and 10 be
iiiiru m nn rumen n ine tcfi.
1 ll A- at.AH ,. . . . . . - -
...i ..,,". """". ""j-weven una irni pages in
theWN'ofarond session; there were twelve
l?.6f ,in'i.r,ht hundred and fourteen rates In
J4eofForty.flrstCongresav Sol think If fair
half the work of an entire Cong res.
There la another advantage which ahflnilte-
thatofUddl Tower or from having the work
done at the (lovernment Office, The prono.
sal recognize the right or congress to at any
tl.n luak a reflnctlan In tha innk.f Ani.i
of ihefMt, andlhna make a proportionate re
duction of expenae ( whereas Kives A Bailey In
sist upon printing not less than the number ol
cordM hitherto eu pulled, la my judgment we
should noty print copies enough to supply the
Uhrartes of the country. Two thousand copies
would lie enough for this purpose, and If thla
namber only were printed there wmild he a
I?mr, rfr',",llw' ' expense amnnntlfig to
TnKRB IB mi I. lnvnta int-.nvina
wnicn shoo id accrue to the Oovernraent from the
i"cT-tance of either one of theae propAals.
They are ao framed that Congress can at any
time reduce the quantity or matter by leaving
nut that which la nit.,1. .i.i.... ...Tk .. ,
- .vm . Hiiru 1 t uric, auco, iur n-
stance, as the discussion on ihe order of boil
new, Ac. lathis way It la possible to rednc the
volumes to a more convenient sixe, render them
S4pxppsire.and yet preserve all there Is of
Unportanoe In tbe proceedings. This, I repeat,
may be done nnder either of the propositions
una m, aim iirDnonionai rninrnnn Ar iin.
aoertreil, tor nnder these proposiUons we pay
nlT tne what we prtut. oa the other hand,
and under that which they now prouaeror our
..r..uv., nwiiK, naica rini tuiniisinnoame
full t'lWeedlnir. or nar far th nmiiiad nnrtmn.
3 iPB 1 n1 wne" lne foutrael was
ciht-idu luw 11 n 1 uern ins practice to pnblisn
everything, aid no reservation In thla regtrd has
t,an tna.l-t v
i in.f?I1?!i,l'n, MUcJealra to aay that by pass
ing this bill, and accepting
TBgrilOrOSALOK W.J. nraTAflH,
W Shall mike an ImmetllatAaarlna-nr Avar ion .
ftioa iMngreaa, and at the same time leave the
war open for a further reduction of expenses In
pnftjlcatlou of the debates amounting t f inaomi
attoogresa. In case Mr. Murtagh ebould fallM
cater into a contract nnonthe terma nmnoa,!
aaAa caaa ha ahoold iaii to faraUh ta MeaaaulJ
,w,TinlA,n" tneworx win be promptly and
sstlsfvtorily execntM, then lo that case the
Congressional ttrlnterwllt I. aiithnria.! h. h
lull 10 make tlie arrangements necessary for
diing the work at the Government office. In
that event the Congressional printer would re
qnirean appropriation of Iio.Nio to provide ad
ditional accommodations for the publication of
thadebetea, ranch of which he at ales would be
available for other work, so that tbe proportion
of ibe outlay proerly ilmrgeable to ihe publica
tion of ihe debates would not exceed $id,ooo, an
amount which woald bo made good to tbe dor
ernmentdurtng.the first aeatlon by the value of
the stereotype plate alone.
1 uemand the previous queatlon.
Mr. Nlblack. Of Ind. I dealr to atk th rntlA
maa whether the joint resolution on which he
asksthe action or the Home bt report l hy the
Committee on Printing?
nr, 11CB117, 11 1.
Mr. Nlbtack. Of Ind. ts It aceomtanled be a
Mr. Klbllft. Of Inl. Till th eA.iApl bAn
nr, ucsiiy, ie,sir.
Mr. Mtila.-t. of fn, I It ukmm ia t.
Speaker, that at thla late hour ol the day) and
with ao thla a House, we ought not to aasuma to
settle ao important a matter as thUKor, at
"( tuiainaj rcauu in necoming. itaere
fore auggest to the gentleman from Ohio Mr.
Beatty) the propriety of deferring the vote on
this question to aome future occasion, when we
may nave a fun Home. 1 think- it ii.nuurnf
surprise to moat member that the gentleman
.... ...u..t.,. Mi mo miiiuis ,um aurruifon. 1
hal certainly no prevlona notice of It.
Mr. Iljatty, I give notice two days ago that I
would call It up on an early day.
Mr.Nit!ack,o! Ind. I was not aware of that
tact, lljviug been called away a good deal by
committee work. I have not had tayatteatlon
specially directed to this matter. It la a subject
oa which I wish to address the House very
briedr.hut 1 am not prepared to do It now. I
would like in hare an opportunity of rea ling tbe
report and looking rnto theqnestlon a little more
than I have done before allresslng the Honse
Mr, Baatty. If tbe Houiewlll second thede
mand for ihe previous question now. I have no
objection to the Joint resolution going over aa
uonuisheibnineHs, ' r
The Speaker. The gentlemtu from Ohio Ur.
Iteatty moves the previous question on the Joint
Mr, Kerr. Pending that I mwe that the liaise
ilo now adjourn.
Mr. B?allv. I deal re to malra nirllamanla-v
Inquiry. If the House should adjourn now.what
posltlim would the Joint resolution, occupy T
Thespesker. It aould go over ax unfinished
Mr. neai ty. To come up on Monday T
Ihe Sneaker. To coin un nn Mnndav. wlih th
contingency of being set aside by motion to bus.
nend the rules, but on Tuesday absolutely atlcr
the reading ot the Journal.
Tne question being taken on Ihe motion to ad
journ. It aaa agreed to.
And accnrdlnelr fat SrM r m ih tinna .L
journed until Monday at if o'clock, a. m.
A Htaj of Vraeeedfaa anj Writ af Error
Oa SatnMiy Joige pavla granled a writ of
error and stay of proceedings in the raa of Ed
aard S, Moke, convicted of the mnrder of Jaa.
Flsk, Jr. The following Is the substance ot the
otiinion 01 bis Iionort
II was BffrerXl br lhcounaol f,ir- an.l avihial
the motion of stay that Ita derision should be tie-
iBVHtiunui.iiiaiii'o jioaraman nvi rendereii nie
declalon on a similar motion. In making that
decision Ihe aftldavlta presented In the motion
tor a new trial and all questions arising from
liinu iir rATHiini,
The nneslloua made br the exeentlona taken
nnonthe ttrellinlnarr trial ar not ronal.li',l
w uii miuii i uiaiio uhhi ibp earrnnnns
made upon the trial of the Indictment, The ap
plication Is to have the Judgment record and bill
frjSW.rTBMlft&l'aa s ffK
i . .. 7. . .-.-. --
""""Pf1?'' .7 grant tne onier with.
"" ." " I'rwtei
Star Of nroceedlnir under th untamut
would be an Idle reremnnv. and th rio-tit ca
grant and mMe of granting such a stay 1 well
cmunupn. jiinunir necessary mat mere ap
pear an exception not frivolous but which lu
ole a question respecting a hit h there may bo
luuuinui Kiiinunij, itui wnicn remains un
settled. homo exceptions taken upon this trial are
frivolous, but all aro nut an. Tha axcentlnn
u hlch Hoemeil gravest was to that portion of the
chaiye which impilol malice, aud threw tbe bur
den of proof npon the accused. Thlaopinlon-la
HO and under the common law. lint ta null tn
doubt under the statute defining murder. Tnder
ciudto prove this point.) That express malice
mm tn-rueti. ia opinion concimies ai ioi-
"ti is neither necessary nor proper that I
S'f"'J ,f.?Um.S,(S. '.' "! I'M I ;
XMfts&.i viS'thV'co'sffi: ra
ttffoo'.1" ""' "1" "'""" "''
..jn writ of error is allotted withastar of
ewatKiJ Tof F"hetencruniTl ibeVetUlon
tof the (leUerU Term "
A Ilioin.v pROFiraBtf UarDoav-lTie iron
double-track bridge uow partially complsteil
irruu tha rip at tihin. ti. t.nii. k.. u..
falo, N. Y., wrtiea. It U orned by a bridge
company, whoso atocr, however, h held .three
I f mirth a Inr ih..... nnJi ... -,.
Hirer raifroa.1, nd one fourth by the Boatoa
and Albany. 'Three dollars a car la the toll for
crossing thla bridge, and the Boston and Albany
LAST NIGHTS DISPATCHES
FonnnN and home ixTEfxinExca
The HpnnUli Hepnbllc Herogalted by tbe
failed ftlafes-Addrraa mt AllaUlrr
Klrblea-Npnla Not la Pari ltb Cuba
Ore a 1 Kxrliemeat atlfavaaa-A Church
f ruabrd by Maew la New Vark-rioad ,
la lha. Oaf nirrr-Kanaa Raaah
ItaldlnaTlaNmatt Tavra Merrral rtbol
Tin: hPAMsit iu:ptni,ic.
Il Ilrragnlllaa by Ibe Tailed Htalea.
MAbain. Feb. 19 Hon. Paalel K. Sickles. 1'nl.
led states Minister to Spam, to-day called npon
Scnor Figueras, and ald teased him aa fotlowst
PursTiaat to enter from tny DoTernment I saint
ronr Excellency npon the'eaabtuhmentof are
aubiic In Spalo, Th wisdom' aad dignity with
which the change of government waa effected ta
happy auspice of a gtorlona fature far Stum.
The I'nlted Stales, occupying a large tract of
continent ctvlllxed by Spanish faith ami valor,
cannot contemplate unmoved the spectacle of
themplreof Ferdinand and Isabella transformed
Into a republic The American people rejoice to
are Spain imitating their example and establish-
lag prosperltyandpowernponaolid foundations. ,Una nothing lVw"
In expressing to yonr Kxcellency th fervent' , The Idea of a republic does not please the ma
good wish of President OranLandrecogalxlng Jntyofthe slaveowners. They do not make
your accompltahroent, I perform the moat agree
able duty of my mission to thla noble and gener.
f nit if, run khaw, ii aari.T
Io Mr. Sickles, Bald his grave responsibilities
ni'ui.i uiriniituii mill urn it nut I Of anrn Imk
ments as the present, when yon ao eloquently
convey the robust voice of tbe American people
In blessing and acclaiming the advent of a re-
jNunu-, wnirn mwicraie energy acoievetl and
nrndenre will preserve, if th iniiti Htataa i.
Iralehted to Spain for the discovery or tne Amer-
ii iimiuiriti, njiain ia inueniru so tne L nited
State for the founding of a new social order.
Spain will remember the worthy example act her
h) the C nited states.
In concluding Senor Flgnera said: We hold In
tho new world an Integral portion of territory
destined, nnder tbe Spanish flag, toaerre as a
connecting link between the two continent.
Ia order that the AMiife may accomplish this
mission and realize our ctvlllxing otijects, we
'"' " r-iiainnii nirrKJ ann ine eirengin Ol nitan
Paais, Feb. la. senor Castellar has sent a dis
patch to the Spanish residents in Parle which In
timates that the new (lovernment la resolved
not to part with Cuba, and to keep the Spanish
nag on a portion of American territory a a
S - uiv i-i in-mai uuiuiiui ine wi'i ami me
ot rr RRrnaxttxp ar rtuKrs,
Pasis, Feti. Is. As the manlfesfo of Sennr
Castellar tn the foreign Powers has not yet
reached Parts, President Thiers has oot recog-
nlsed tbe Spanish republic.
mt rxDKRiTiTi irmur.
Barcelona has hoiated the nsg of the Federa
tive reonhlb. Th anthnritlea and imam m.ir.
ulnoMertn the city. It la apprehended that
the question of tbe Federative republic will
give rise to serious complication.
The pcatanta In Andalusia are clamoring for a
division of property.
, bum n iv BBrtraucAK ixsraoxirrj.
MADnlD. Feb. IS. Th Aumhl iMt.F.1..
sanetiontd amnesty to all republican Insurgent
and offenders against the laws regulating the
, PISPATCn r'ROV HAVANA.
Senor Ralmeron. MlnlaUr or I'lilnnl tua, i ba
official telegram from ihe authorities at Hatana
giving In their adhesion to the republic. The
Assembly thereupon adopted a resolution that It
heard the announcement with Joy.
Thedebata on reform In Porto Ica iitu
place on Monday,
roa-M tipxn or nn abut in rat month.
It la officially annnnncMl that inrai hih
baa been appointed commanderdn-chlet of the
Armv In tba North, rice llenaral Mnrinn whn
H recalled and detailed to Wefwimv mn as na.
rector ot cavairy.
The disturbances at Mala ra wern annnraa.l
Without blnOiUhed. andtherltv i-nnllnna (ran.
corNrii. or stati,
Sennr Arena will nnialila liarliAun l.l.t.iit
ot the Council otSUte.
A tiovernment steamer has been aent to
Minorca tn bring home the republican prisoners.
in wi a urain.
It 11 believed that Admiral Tonet and Rnne
Sagnsia will leave Spain.
Snor Clltellar' bona waa lllumlnal.! laat
night, and the Minister was serenaded He
made an eloquent speech, which was received
wim grrat rukuuaiaaiii.
PEMAXDH or anDXNTs or bascxtana.
Paris. Feb. lo. e renin r. Tn atmienta nt tup.
celona ilcmand liberty of instruction, the abolition
of fees and the removal of troop fromrthe new
university building. The Governor prom la j to
ask the ministry for these concessions, lie ex
plain mat ine university ia occupied ty the
troops solely because It la a strategic point.
IKHU1TKATHT(M Or CATAUKIIN WOKKINQHRN.
The Catilonlan workinirman ara makino-ii.
monstrations In favor of the release of con
scripts in the army, and demand arms for the
people, municipal self-government, shorter hours
of labor and higher wagea. Mass meetings, at-
vruiini vf irwni inrco muuunu tanve inousantl
worklngmen, have been held, speechea were
made la favor ot a Democratic republic, which
were wUdty cheered.
At one place worklngmen belonging to tbe
International Society marched la processloa
through the at reet.
Several munlclpalltlea In Catalonia have dis
tributed arms to the people,
ticroa duhcil roiNrs to tin anras or
LISROy. Fab. 18. Th (lovernment haa aal.e.1
the Cortes to call out Immediately o.ooo of tb
reaervea, to act as an army of observation on th
nenor zoriua na arm e i m I'ortngaL
It la Btaloil that Kins' irtor K.nmannel. belnv
opposed to hla son's aifllcation.at Drat refused
to consent to the return of Amadeua to ttalv,
but aent word yrstenlsy that, oa reflection, he
bad relented, aud would be glad to receive hla
The hflAIth Of tha U)HMn nf Mnaln U !
Her Majesty la confiaed to her boil.
An Italian fleet Is hourly expeclel in the
The British aqnadronlnth Tagaa haa been
placed at the disposal of the ex-King.
Sllldenta neacfilll nnra.l.! th aliwata Af
Coymitea yesterday in honor of the establish
ment of the Spanish repubiio.
nn iiicii-ui-wHr i.muiiana Piigna nate neen
illapatchc I to Inland a itli re-enforcements.
CHINA AMI JAPAN.
(treat Preparallaa far the CaraaaiUn af
the Uwaerar of Chlaa Agliailaa Agalast
8AMFRANnaco.Feti.15. The steamer Janan.
which arriretl thut evening, brings Hong-Kong
datea to January tl.
(ireat preparations were making for the coro
nation and accession of the Emperor.
Numerous wrecks in the China aeaa are re-
ponra. Among tnem are ine awamsnip SCiian
and the bark Uillan castle.
There are anpieaaant rumora of an agitation
against foreigners being fomented in the
province of Shantung.
Tbe Japan ilattitr of Jannary M aaya that the
articles which are to represent Japan at the Aus-
itiau i-Aiiii'iuim wrreiin)uajni m taaniaa,in
the castle, during December.
Tho Emperor gave an audience on New Year's
day to the foreign representatives. A short con
gratulatory address was read by the Italian
Minuter In behalf of the diplomatic corps aad
iniinimj , I', IV.. tu if J 411 .HAjraiJ.
.The following I additional intetiigcnco from
On tho loth of January the Kmpress gave au
dience to Mrs. Pel)ng anil Mnie. Butzon, the
wives respectively of the American and Kussisu
ministers. Her Majesty expressed herself de-
tiKiikuu wiui uuwrii iu uravuw aucn nonor.
There haa been much nolllicaldlaanlet for aer.
eral weeks, which, in connection with some dis
turbances m the country, havo produced great
sir tors RIOTS.
Troubles have broken out In the Pwakeken and
Klnsin dutrlcts. on the 8th of December nearly
forty thousand men assembled and attacked and
destroyed the village of Funlo, leveling tn me
ground the houses or the officials. Some of the
wealthy families fled to tho viilsge of ondxankl.
When the principal offleera of Pwakeken went to
the rioters ami attempted to reason with the
trailer they were assaulted, aome of them being
killed and other wounded.
Two women were beheaded mi the I of P
ramber al Tabe, one for araou, and tho other tor
strangling br husband.
sir. raanioo mnitn, adviser on international
law to the Japaneso (lovernment, has renounced
ma uaiiuuauij a ruiaen oi inn L'uiten states.
eraixTs liuutio witu nig.
The Streets of Yokohama ira to he lighted
wlthgai. The residents have consented n
taxed to raise funds for tnat purpose.
Tha text of an Imperial proclamation has been
I'uuiiaiini, HiTiug nuuee mat in me eveui ui ia
uan belna at war tha vonna men of all rlaaea.
husbandmen, mechanics aud traders, as well as
the Samowrai, will be called upon lo servo In the
Tbe New of iba Abdication af Araadeu
Juat 1'abtUbed-It Cnuar (.rent Karlle.
Havana, Feb. il, Wa Kit Wmt, Feb. i.-The
news of the abdication of Amadens aud the
proclamation of the Spanish repnWlo was pub
lished this p. m. It had the immediate effect of
unsettling business and advancing the premium
for gold to 83 per cent, but there were no seller.
General Ceballoa will Issue a proclamation on
the new condition of political affairs, declaring
that affairs will remain as hitherto respecting
Cuba relation with Spain, and that he, aa well
-1 vhici r-Miimn oiiicibih, win ooer wnaterer
government is conalltuled In Spain.
The moat Intense excitement exists among
the people, bnt the city la tranquil, and as yet
there are no indications of diatnrbanoe,
iaii xo ron rpaix. 1
Scnw oiivarex, political secretary, salieit to-dar I
for Sftaln to confer with the Government. I
marD iton tur TaBisrar. I
Thnnaanila or elpcnlava van ,11 n.. mm
tenlar rontalnln a niHnra MnM...n.. ..L.
t; .hi. " s... r- .'r:'.v.t"r"""u T"""
They were addressed he fvaliaia a mt.-
roitbara or the public treasnry." The circular
r.r- v" '" iraiiora 01 em
ployees and merChanU engaged in amnirllna
anilcana upon the peopte to guard against the
Intrigue of afewsinuggter, who are attempt-
jngiuindaco th lateudcnte to rtUx his vlg
nbf-.nmMlt J"1"" "T" h financial airaa
tlon la bad, and that It la necessary that much of
the paper now in circulation should be wilt-
drawn and anld anhailm..! !....
elide by aaying that th remedy for these evils
painted ont I a simple hot neresaary one, vii:
To shoot those pcrsoue who am guilty
of fraod a poo the treasnry, lrrespe.tlre of
aninnyo-a Oen. cebaiios to apply the remedy
" Oeaerv the gwd-wli: of the
tietL CebflltOM haa tan,l hid h- u. .-.I tuuli
mation enjoining obedlenoa to the Cloternment
concludes with a publication of tbe names of the
JhVTi i .."!" ?P"m annaieiegrain from
toe minister ot colonies.
Havana contlimea Irannnlt Th n... t...
MnK-ailfwr-W0,I1,Inl1' "l"1 th "nt In
Ki'mir " """ "I-
?!,.lP-!AlAf,nt',llT"n,pwl,,p,,' lh anerchanle
.ia,..s ,v mil ciiia.ua;e.
.ARI rh' -The trial at Ponal of the men
accused of rape and murder haa terminated in a
!!2a!X. L."1".'1' .Tner ' ntenced to
varlons terms of Imprisonment at hard labor, the
longest term being to year. The Journals gen
erally express dissatisfaction at the lightness of
Appelated (IranJ Tller.
urWTtorLg, Feb, lVXiaad Pacha, late
lileV "ren appoint en (trend
The ! by (he naraloa af Ibe Ht earner
aii.!!LlSr"'.rh' 1A--P burning of the
steamer Km at at caused a loss of 3flo,oon on
partially insared. ' "" u VU,J
x w,1' cwrraiirTMr- to "rati cna."
Mime I Aldena nl.lma himastr tn ..
wards the ram nt rPU rh. . -T
equal to that conirlbnted hy the rest of hla
roil.atn.tnr n la "" t'altM states. It Is expected
weeka. collected within a few
here have appointed a committee to go to Wash
ington and confer with Ihe Government authori
I iJk r.lli,.lon t0 .th Interference with their
trle by the Internal Revenue Itureau.
t. Ji" "v""' i" samaATiox.
It IS BSId that th lnatlirallAn in..l ....
,.min nT,PtPer calling department of th
post office and will exonerate Stephen H. Koapn
from the rbargea against him. "..
i Hi-aoi carangn ar now.
This lflninnn lh huI .1 tt.. u. .
byterian church, corner ot Houaton and Thomp
son aim ta, was crushed by ihe weight of enowT
A?-Lfhe. ""?. "" forced nut and com
pieteiy demolished, together with the furniture
and a new organ.
flur:.ln.e "n. with four memlterafof his
lam llr: also John Tn.i wiik hi... ... .
hII'1; n'1 "T Phol of the Sabbath school,
..... "" nrm iiouinnni, jne iom H esll-
uiaivii ai MTjinni,
I "PA If.
The Cammatlan Awiaaar Ihe Merutan Lett.
rr iiriahaiti Trying la Sec. re war af
ine FandHiru lalaad.
Salt Laeb Cmr. Frh. it Th trii.ni.tinn
among the Mormon leaders, in view of the prob
ability of decisive Congreaalona! action against
their institution, U, becoming dally more inanl
feat. Already a removal from Utah IsdUcuaied.
One of their organs to-day aaya the strong aim
of power Is to be Invoked to make them move
on, bat aska where ahall they go? Where 1 It
desired they ahall next pitch their tenta t
The priesthood la nnderatncHl tn i uriAmi
contemplating the possible necessity of another
I..VUEI-, nnvui urn u ia not generally be
let ed that the aalnta. aa a. hn,i can i.. in
duced to abandon their present homes.
There U no dOUbt that Itrla-ham Vmi.. .!
hla adrlaera are endearnrina- in nvn . .
country for a kingdom, and It U Intlmaled that
negotiations have been renewed (or tbe exclusive
possession of one of the Sandwich Isiaml.
TIIR PACIFIC COAST.
The Medae Indian War.
SAN PnANCMrn. Ph. ln.ltirap.lin th Ua.Iaa
trouble all la report! quiet, tieu. Olllcm's
i.umiKia a mi ifurria- ranrn, wnero ne is
watting tb result of the peace conference.
The steamer Henro h Wrivhi ia minim, ph
OasaieTctfarwllI sail Immediately in aearch or
her. Tho mining ateamer carried eighteen pa,
aengers, among whom are Major Walker, army
paymaster, and bis wife.
Kassss Iteugb aa Ibe Uampagc.
ST. IjOCIS. Feb. 1. Th Kanaaa fl t.,1 nt
vesterdsy publishes advices from the western
border of Kansas, stating that a party of rough
entered Sargent, on the Atchison, Topeka and
Santa Fe railroad, and amnsed theniaelvea by
shooting into the windows or houses and other-
w iw Miatufuiug mo peace.
The next dav iber attcted rtiHatonhp nih-
son, a saloon keeper, whereupon he killed two of
them, named Wright and McClelland, and wound
d another, calledJat.k. The remainder of the
vmnj wen io inm ny ann tneii to run tne
town; but on Sunday night the citixena formed
a vigllanco committee and killed two of the
roughs, one Charles 11(11 and tho oihcr known aa
(Irral Flood In ihe Ohio.
Cincinnati, Feb. is. The Indications are that
Ihe Ohio river especially tbe lower portion
will have a tremendous flood. Piapatcbe from
nearly all ita tributaries rrnnrt them fnii ami
riling. Italn haa fallen mora or leaa for aa hour
and at 11 o'clock to-night there Is still a slight
lain-iaii. inoriveriB upnr n icci nignrread
la rising rapidly.
Ten Tbunnil People at a .llarderer'
Bcrr aio, Feb. 14. Ten thousand people gath
ered about the lata realdencrt of llafln. whr
waa hanged Fridar. ta witneaa hla fnrai ia.
(iaj, i ne pouce were Obliged to use riuba to
make a passage ior nisinenM to enter the car
riages, Fire at Ilealea.
IkWTON, Feb. 10. The Central Claltdtonaa wa
namageii ny are mis evening. ia, f iryon; m
aured. TF.r.COHAPllIU NOTKH.
IMward MeehanwaefaUllyatabbeil Satur-
uaj inn ni, at pan craiM.iaou, uy aAinani i ercl,
while ejecting tbe latter from hi aaloon.
An electoral reform Ml) haa Iteen Introduced
In the Austrian ltelchsrath. It protlde tor
direct elections for members of the lower bonse
ann ior an increase oi tneir nnmnera.
Tha b learner llenrv A. Jones, from Ifniiiton
to(lalveaton,waaUeslroyei by fire on Saturday
Indalveatoiibay. Forty-eight person were on
board, twentT-aeren ot whom were aaved. Those
lost nearly all belonged to the crew,
A conference of Virginia bondholders with
the Joint committee of the Legislature waa held
on Saturday, Nearly lao million dollar were
represented. The committee a ill meet on Tues
day and present some plsu for the adjustment of
a number of prominent ladlea held a meet
ing In St. Lout on Saturday and adopted a me
morial asking the city council to repeal all social
evil lawa now In force, and to expunge any pro
vision relating thereto which may be contained
In the new charter now under consideration.
The homoeopathic doctors who appealed to
the Massachusetts Supreme Court fcr an Injunc
tion to restrain iho Manachusetta Medical Ho
cietr from exnellinir them from that lubl ha
met with an adverse decbdon, tbe court holding
iub. ine iuciin-ai nocieij nai mo rigUl IO CntOtVU
lia vti u i uiva,
A dispatch from Maumoraaatate that on
Thursday night tho trurrlaon of Fort Corsamata
itecame dissatisfied with their treatment and
long arrears ot par, and deserted In a body, drag
ging the guns of the fort outside and discharging
them. Tne men. two hundred In number, took
mi tucir riua. i ney a ere pursued oy cavalry,
Therewaaaa-en.rBt II nmlnatlAn In Ma.trt.l
on feinrtai ; night In celebraTion of (kMSfmWi
"'?' republic. poiv,Crloa entered EaTiherT aro nor?ed from tho ia.ero Cnn,f
Spain on Thursday. It Is asserted that the Gov
ernments of France, England, Belgium and
Switzerland Vtlll'soon recognize the republic.
The ministry contemplate tbe separation of
vuuiiu ann otaici iuo Biuiumuurni oi judge ior
life, aud suppression of the mlninterles of colo
nies. Justice and public work. The suppression
of the roval guard has been order!. The Gov-
These aro dreadful limes. Earthquakes,
cyclones, a II I cavorting of "Old Frtgorlflc,"
calamitous happenings by Und and aea, and now
the Herald, asking i "Pare Iho Spaniard touch
a hair of James J. O'KellyVi bead I" Aa God la
our witness, wedont know whether they would
or not t but rather than run tbe risk ot Involving
Ma adopted country In a devastating war with
Spain, let Mr. O'Kelly waive hla neutral rights
and get his head ihaved.-.V, r, CVmrncrcmJ Jd-ttrditr.
Mil. POLAND'S COMMITTEE
PACTS, SfECrUTIONS AXI) RCJIOES.
The Can milter Meet To-day to FlaUhiae
nepert Ita mora of Ibe IZxpataloa af
Aaaea aai Draabe Hesalatlaa af Ceo
are Talked Abeat 8treng Patltlcat
laiaeaceita Neeare a '.Talent He port
Curreat Ramara, (losalp, rtpecatatlea.
The committee of which Judge Potinl Is chair
man, and which waa appointed to examine. Into
the charge against certain membcra of the
nonae la connection with the credit mobllier
mystery, will meet this morning for Ihe purpose
of concluding, if possible, the report of lu In
vesttgatlon. Many rumor have lately obtained
circulation regarding the recommendations
wbtrfe win be included In the report, noarof
which, however, have had any reliable baft, a
th members of the committee have been ex
ceedingly reticent and remarkably sneceasf ni In
keeping the details of their deliberations secret.
At on ttmr it was very generally believed that
the committee, having failed to agree, would re
port the testimony without any recommendation
whatever, and anbsequently It waa equally well
believed that a resolution of expulsion would be
reported to the caci of Messrs. Drook and
Ames; also, that resolution! of censure would be
reported In the case or each of the remaining
Implicated partlea, Itecent application to tbe
proper authorltlea for Information regarding
these atorlewai received with the reply that
the committee had not np to last night reached
any definite conclusion regarding any of the tub
Jerta under consideration.
It is certain that two members of the commit
tee were, at the first meeting for the preparation
of the report, In favor of expelling Brooks and
Ames, and resolutions of censure of certain
others of the victims; thaUtwo other member
were in favor of a general resolution of censure
of all the Implicated parties, and that the re
maining member was In favor of reporting the
testimony to the House without recommenda
tion, since then their view have been mate
rially changed through the effect of political and
personal influences brought to bear npon them,
aa well aa through the force of special arguments
submitted to themlnbehalfor several Inculpated
persons. It la tinderarood that Caleb Cuahtng
and linn. Wm. M. Crarta hare prepared aome of
theae arguments, and that the opinion haa been
advanced that no proof of bribery has been ob
tained. It la therefore possible that the report
will Include a declaration that tbe testimony
does not sustain tbe charge that rotes Tor the
benefit of th I'nlon Pacific or the transactions of
the credit mobllier were corruptly procure-U At
the same time It la equally certain that Messrs.
Ames and Brooks will be subjected to severe cen
It has been assumed that the committee, In
view or the widespread publicity which has
been given to the testimony, will not have tbe
temerity to aubmlt any suggestion except of the
moat aevere character, which would respond
completely to the auppoaed demand of public
aenilment. Thla assumption has been the foun
dation of many aenaational dispatches to North
ern Journals to the effect that tbe Itepublican
members of the committee were aald io favor
the summary punishment of Mr. Brooke try ex
pulsion, and that the minority insisted thai- Mr.
Ames should be Included In the resolution for
that Durooae. Aa mar be Inferred from tha fore
going statements these stories bad no founda
tion In fact. It la true, however, that in the
discussions of tbe committee suggestions
oi tniscnaracter were raaie, -me ques
tion ot the authority of the House to expel
members for acta committed previous to their
election to the Congress having present Jurisdic
tion was decided by the conclusion thai the act
of expulsion is arbitrary la it character, and
when sustained by the requisite two-thirds vote
la equivalent to absolute despotism. Several
precedent were discovered for the exercise of
this arbitrary power under similar circumstances,
but the committee will undoubtedly decide that
Us use In the present emergency la uncalled for.
Tbe influence brought to bear to procure a
lenient report have been ramified and very
potent, but the member of the committee have
aaaJaauai a roii lei t alt appearance, at least of
amenability to.them. They feet i ery deeply tbe
gravity of the duty Imposed on them, and aro
particularly aenauive wine urminai oi paniin
opinion aa It finds expression through tbe press;
out ioci miv uckiuuucu v iu inn jubikc io tne
accused partlea rrgerdieaa of any Heeling desire
that may prerallfor summary punishment. It Is
not Improbable, though by no means certain,
that tbe report may be submitted to-morrow.
Tba deaeva Award Hplcy Paaaage la tbe
Gen. Butler's Geneva award Mil, the features
of which have already been made public, passed
tne House on satumay without material amend
ment. The claims of the insurance companies
are entirely Ignored tn It, aa well aa In the Sen
ate Mil, except that they are recognized as hav
ing a possible chance of settlement out of any
monevs that mar remain after other and "more
meritorious'' claimant have received indemnifi
cation. Thla, however, Is little better than nn
chance at all, since It assumed that the businrss
of underwriters was, as a whole, prootatle. En
deavors are now being mado to Induce the Sen
ate to adopt thla bill, whkh differ from that
ijaaatni uj uitj dcuiih aa iu iuh liibibi icr oi i no
tribunal for the adjudication of the claims under
the award. Tbe oblectlona urged br the House
Judiciary Committee to Ihe creation of a special
court or commission ior inia purpoMc, insieaa oi
allowing tbem to Ito aettled by the I'nlted States
Circuit Courts, like other rights of property,
will doubtless have their weight. Mr. Uduiund
aud other Senators, who contended tor the
former method, may be prevailed upon to agree to
Oen. Butlcr'a plan, because it will provide
against tne extortions oi sharper, oy placing
ilaimanta under the protection of regulation
regarding ettornev'a fees that obtain lu the reg
ular court of the United States, and that "there
will neither bo opportunity for, nor tem ptatlon tot
have anvtnlna linnroMr or irregular done In de
ciding these casea more than other causes be
tween party and party." Ills therefore prob
able that a law for tbe adjudication of theae
clalma will, after ail the promises of delay, bo
enacted at this aeasloo.
lcmungine(tenateonine on i in mo House on
Saturday, Gen. Puller and Mr. Kerr had a parlia
mentary tilt, which taxed the euplicmlatlo ca
pacity ot cither to keep within the rules, which
(roblhlt plain talking when one member dcslrra
o call another liar. The paasaga between them
waa decidedly sensational. Uutler, with aome
warmth, animadverted upon tbe position occu
pied by Mr, Evarta, who, he aald, had been em
ployed aa counsel for tbe underwritera before ha
accepted tbe agency for the Government, and
has continued aa aucn counsel up to this time.
"lie uow appear upuu. una uoor, - cuuuuucii
Butler, "through Mr. Kerr, who reproduces the
speech of Kvartaiuado before the House com
mittee." Thla Innuendo that Mr. Kerr was acting
In behalf of the Insurance companies attracted
instant attention. Uutler then proceeded to alate
that Mr. Kerr, who waa not a member of the
committee, bad gone In company with Lvarta to
the commit tee-room, and there took notra of
Erarfa speech. Here Mr. Kerr arose in great
Indignation, saying, "That la uot true and tbe
gentleman knows It Is false." In the hnbbnb
and excitement that followed. General Butler
wa understood to say, "It la true, and the gen
tleman knowa It." Mr. Kerr aald be diiFbot go
to the room with Mr. Evarta, bat was present at
tb meeting at the committee through tbe cour
tesy extended to member of the Honse. Gen.
Banks objected to the unparliamentary lan
guage, and the excitement subsided. During tbe
debate Mr. Kvarta occupied aacat oa the floor
not far from Oen. Butler's desk.
Tbe New York Hlerk Karhanjje Ilrlberr.
Tbe Investigation by the Ways and Mean
Committee Into the stock brokers lobby waa
continued on Saturday. President King, of the
New York Stock Exchange, waa the only witneaa
examined, nis testimony waa merely confirma
tory of the Information regarding the matter
which previously appeared iu tho BxrCDUcaN.
To-day the investigation will be resumed. Mr.
John T. Penny, who has been subpoenaed, will
not appear, aa expected. He haa informed tho
committee by telegraph that It will be Inconven
ient iur mm ui iiicud. uu account oi Bicaneaa
In hla family. He also gives the Information that
the report mail by Colgate implicating Baaaett
Is In the possession of s. v. White, a Broad
street broker, and a member of the law commit
tee of the Stock Exchange, and advisee that
waive on auuimuueu. m uu aieau. in anon.
Penny declare that all the Information which be
haa regarding the matter can be got from White,
The committee will call upon W bite aa soon aa
THE WHAT! I Kit III! POUT.
urnn or thr i,niir diuiii. urricaii,
Wasuinotom, 1. a, Feb. 17 t a. tu.
avNOrau roH Tin fast Twctrrr-roon uotnu.
The area of lowest barometer, a hlch waa Sat
nrday night In western Tennessee, haa moved
northeastward over the Ohio valley, and la now
replaced by another storm centre that baa devel
oped during Sunday on the middle Atlantic coast.
Northeast winds, with rain and anow, have pre
vailed from Indiana to Maine, and southward to
Virginia. Southwesterly vtindi, with cloud and
' f.V" J". ".""? V"" .-WW
weather, are repDrted from tbo eastern Gulf
Staiea. The temperature haa risen In New Eng
land and New York and In tho aoutb Atlantm
Slates, Heavy ralu aud high winds have pre
vailed for a shirt time from New Jersey to
The northeast wind, with rain or snow, con
tinue during Monday morning in New England,
(allowed by clearing weather on Monday even
ing. For the Middle States winds hacking to
northwest, with dealing weather In New iork,
and clear weather on Monday afternoon In Vir
ginia. Forthe Southern and Gulf states west
erly wnds and pleasant weather. For the upper
lakes light winds and pleasant weather, Cau
llonarv alirnaU continue at Norfolk. New York.
New London, Uuton, Portland, M, and Capo
sxtxnal Congressmen with a smattering of
French cant understand why the Post Office
Department would rather havo a threo-cent
tamp than frank on letter, '