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WASHINGTON, D. 0., SATUJUJAY EVENING, KHIIHUAKY 5, J 887.
rillGE TWO 0I2XTB.
Appointments and Promotion in the
THE) PRESIDENTS OALLIinS.
JCxlilljIlR Wnntrd for Hie Aii.trallnn
Centonnlal neuonU nmt Personal.
InUlana nt the White Houso. 1 bo
President at 2 30 this afternoon receive 1 a
delegation from the Indian Territory, who
desired lo enter a protest against tho Land
In Bewralty bill. Judgo Willard ana Dr.
T. A. Diana were also proscnt.
New Nntlonal Bank. The Comptroller
of tho Currency has authorized tho Btrouds-
Lure National Bank of Pennsylvania to
commence business, with a capital of $100,
000, the officers being Fi ter M, F.IIenbcrger,
president, anil John S. 1 Isbcr, cashier.
Treasury Resignations. Treasurer
Jordan, although his successor v prob
ably le appointed hi tltuo for confirmation
1 y the Senate, does not expect to loav o tho
Derailment until April, Should Mr. Man
uiug retire, his successor mil also ho ap
pointed before the adjournment or Congress
Tlie Cullom Dill Blsrned. Tho Presi
dent last evening affixed his signature to
tho Interstate Commerce bill. Tho Attor-iicy-Gcncrol'sorlnlou
In regard to the meas
ure will not bo made public, but It Is
Known that ho did not report that thcro
were any constitutional objections to tho
1111 which should prevent tho President
from signing It.
Treasury Dopartmont Chitiges Tho
followlng-nanied persona have received ap
pointments under civil service rules, viz.:
Sites SalHo II. Turpln, Ohio, to $900 In tho
Durcau of Navigation; Calvin Tarusworth,
Illinois, 100 In tho office of tho llcUtcr,
and Kobcrt Bnford, Florida, $1,000 In tho
oflleo of tho Sixth Auditor. Promotion
Sherman J, Brown, Colorado, from $900
to $1,000 lu tho ofllec of the Secretary ,
Callers at the "White House Tho
President's callers to-day Included Minister
Pendleton, Senators Cray, Kcnna, Uerry,
Palmer, Hampton, Hansom and Butler,
Mr. Garland, Commissioner Kdgerton,
Itcprcsontatlvcs Morse, Henderson, North
Carolina; McBso, Ely, Herbert, Crisp
Blanchard, N'orwool, Hemphill and T, .1
Campbell, Judge Larl, Now York, and
Hon. Walters, Hays, Kcprc6cntatlve-clcct
Tho Australian Centennial. Tho Con
sul Utneral at Melbourne bap Informed tho
State Department that a great Interna
national Exhibition Is to bo held In Mel
bourn o In ISbS, commemorating tho centen
nial of the colonization of Australia. Ho
specially recommends that exhibits bo ma lo
of machinery for tho reduction of silver
ores containing Iron and other pyrites, ma
chinery for Irrigating purports, agricul
tural Implements and labor saving machines
of all Kinds.
Secretary Mannlns Criticised Hep
resontatlves Weaver, Bland, UIlMas and
others deny that there Is any foundation
for the report of a formal movement look
ing to tho Impeachment of Secretary Man
ning, Sufficient strength coul 1 not be ob
tained to command attention If Buch an
attempt wero made. Toe extreme sliver
meu end greenbackers have for months
been outspoken In their hostility to Mr
Manning's poller, ond have repeatedly as
Eertcd that the Treasury Department per
sistently violates tho law s In reference to
silver purchases aud small nolo Issues.
These complaints aud criticisms aro rather
In thenatuieof a General growl, however,
than of any effort to Institute proceedings
against me rccrciary, nuu bucu a move
incut Las never been serious! contem
plated. Mr. Manning's recent letter, which
created bo much dissatisfaction In certain
quarters, has been referred to tho Com
mittee cm Banking and Currency,
Yesterday s Presidential Nomina
t Ion 9, The President sent tho following
nominations to tho Scnato yesterday. Pilch
ard A. Jones of Oregon to ho Chief Justice
of tho Supreme Court of tho Territory of
'Washington; Prank Atlyn of Iowa, to bo
Associate Justice of tho Supremo Court of
tho Territory of Washington, James II.
Wright of Missouri, to be Chief Justice ot
tho Supreme Court of tho Territory of Ari
zona. War Captain Edward Moole, Third
Infantry, to ho major 1 Irst Infantry: First
Lieutenant John W, Hanncy, Third Infan
try, to ho captain; Second Lieutenant Prank
JJ. McCoy, 'third Infantry ,to bo first lieuten
ant; Major Edward Collos, h Irst Infantrj,
to bo lieutenant colonel Seventh Infantry;
Uret Lieutenant Walter L. Flsk,
Corps Lnglneers, to bo captain,
Second Lieutenant 0. P.. Ulllette, Corps
I cglneers, to he Hist lieutenant; Second
Lieutenant Charles L. Potter, Fifth Cav
alry, to bo second lieutenant engineers.
Navy Medical Inspector Davll Kindle
1 crger, to bo a medical director; Surgeon
Deujsmln II. Kidder, to be a medical In
spector; Passed Assistant Surgeou Benja
min F.Bogers, to be Burgeon; Commander
Henry B. Seelv, to bo a captain; Llou
tenant Commander Thomas Nelson, to be a
commander; 1 mist A. Man of Horldi, to
he consul at Gothenburg.
Minor and Personal.
11. D. Babcock of McCook,
been disbarred from practicing
Neb , has
The Board of faunervisintr Imncctors of
Steam Vessels has adjourned micdtt, after
a convention of two weeks' duration.
CM. Clay of Kentucky has appealed to
the Treasury Department to prevent tho
Importation of I ugilsk-Australlan rabbits
Into this country.
An effort Is again being ma lo to Induce
tho Prebldent to pardon Doyle, convlcte 1
In connection with the Brock way bond
SforilN H. "Miller lVrnUtn,
Mr, Morris S. Miller of Oneida County,
X?, Y,, conforming to the ruling of tho
Court In (itneral Term, today 11 ted "his
petition ot right,' to test the constitution
ality ot tho civil sen ice law on the law side
of tho court. He took it Into the Circuit
Court and presented it to Justice Cox, who
certified it to the Ccucral Term to bo heard
Initio Crs Instance.
It i' tu in ot'n Wur ltellr.
Some time ago, says tho Fairfax, Va ,
Jfctahtt Judgo lhomas, In overhauling
soma old books and papers, left at his
homo hj tho Federal troops, during the
war, came across a music book with tho
name and address ot tho owner, IIo mailed
Iho book at once to P. Luckeuluck, St
(ieorgo'e, Bermuda, aud a few das ago re
ceived u letter of thanks, lu whleh Mr.
1 uckcuback 6Q8 the book was taken frou
lilmwben ho was captured aul sent to
Itlchmond. Ho speaks ot havlug had a
hard time of If, beinirat that tlmo only 2D
jears old. Ho concludes his letter by say
Irg ho was a prisoner 21 mouths, but Is still
ulHeiuid hopes to Iho long cnoiuh to
thank tho Judge In person for his kindness
A country jmitb wishes to know "how
long girls should bo cotuted." Why, just
the eaino as ihoit girl, (f course.
Vitrei: Kita Albaugh' next week.
31U. MAXX1 A (VS TXrnXTlONS,
The Secretary's Ileslgiintloii Not In
the llnmls of tho President.
Secretary Manning Bald last night that
thcro was no truth whatever In tho story
that ho had placed his resignation In the
hands of tho President, and, that acting
under tho advice of his physician, ho pro
posed to remain In tho mild climato of
Washington rather than bravo tho rigors ot
that of New York,
"I hovo been represented by newspaper
men," said tho Secretary, "as being infirm,
mentally and physically, and this has been
,cry unkind In thoso who should bo my
fi lends, as I nm one ot tho profession.
When I was first taken sick, to ho suro, I
tendered my resignation to tho President,
and at that tlmo wanted It accepted. Hub
tcqucntly, acting under tho advice of my
physician and at tho solicitation ot myfrum
It), I wan luduccd to reconsider my
determination, and havo now estab
lished myself here In a comfortable
and happy homo. Iho salary of tho posi
tion, cither as Cabinet Minister or bank
president, makes no difference to mo In
comparison with nav health and comfort.
and Washington suits mo in every respect.
But I do And ffluit that writers for tho
new spapcrs should ho continually striving
to make mo out a very feeble, sick man,
when tbo contrary Is true. For a man to
find dall) prognostications as to hi condi
tion. Is sometimes cnouuh to make him
doubt if ho really Is as w ell ai ho seems .
tll bat o been performing my official du
ties regular), and attending to certain so
cial requirements to tho best of my ability,
so that thcro Is no foundation for such ru
mors. My mental faculties are In nowise
Impaired and I douotflnd tho labor impose 1
unon mo nt the TrcRStirv at nil Irksome, and
physically, with the exception of a slight
limp, I am all that a man could wish. As
long ns I feel as 1 do I shall remain in
Washington, and New York or any other
place will not tempt mo away."
SOCIAL AND SEMI-SOCI&l.
Mtf. Cleveland, nt her reception this af
ternoon from 3 to C, was assisted hy Mrs.
John Sherman, Mrs. Carllstc, Miss Kings
ford and Miss Sternberg. In anticipation of
n s t oi my afternoon the awning was put up,
and every precaution taken for tho comfort
ot tho public.
Mrs. Bussell Selfrldgo's tea and muslcalo
yesterday at W'ormloy's was among tho
largest of theecason. Show as assisted bj
Mrs. BIdgcly Hunt, her sister; Miss Stern
berg, Miss Endlcott, Miss Bancroft, tho
Mlssrs Caldwell, Miss Walto, Miss
Bcrrj, Miss MItcUclI, Miss Beach,
Miss Lorlng, Miss Stovcns, Mrs
Stephen atl, and Mrs. A. C. Tyler.
Mrs. Hclfrldgc wore a toilet of black lice,
Mrs Hunt molro with olive velvet, Mlsi
Sternberg lilac faille trimmed with Valen
ciennes lace. Mlis Bancroft served the
chocolate at one of tho refreshment tables,
while Miss Endlcott at tho other end poure 1
tea. Some of thoso present: Mlsj West,
Mrs. and MIssMlas. Mrs. and Miss Man
ning, Mrs Stanley Matthews, Justice nnd
Mrs, Blatchford, Mrs Cummlngs, Mrs.
Letter, Mrs, Mcl'hcrson, Mrs and Miss
Bradley, Mis. Symes,Mrs aud MIssCullom,
Mrs. John P. Jones, Mrs. and MM Foster,
Mrs, and Miss Dawes, Mrs, Sherman, Miss
Mrs. William B. Webb's tea yesterday
v as another of tho attractive gatherings
fche was assisted by Mrs. William Poor of
Virginia and Mrs. Cassolls and Miss Ella
Wharton, Miss Beach, Miss Patterson and
Commander and Mrs. McCalla, Mrs, and
Miss Dutton and Mrs. Frank Conger also
gave teas, and socle t came out luf till num
bers to do them all Justice,
Senator Palmer guvo a dinner party last
night, and Senator and Mrs. Mcrhcrson an
other, During tho coming week Mrs Stanley
Matthews and Mrs, Blatchford glvo
Senator and Mrs. John Sherman contlnuo
their .Monday evenings until Lent.
A morning pnner married off Mr. Lan
caster und MM Jlamlrtll lat nlsht, an I, by
pilot, tl ev are already on a wedding tour
I be weddlnLVfnrwhUb the cards hive been
out rcr nuuaje, occurs nuxi mcsiuy niter
neon oi d will bo fullowt-d hy a Urge re
cepllon. Bishop Spalding will officiate
Mif Black had a lirge reception yesttr
dav. aseisttd bv Miss Kuto l'lill. Miss
(iilUttc, MI-k Daniel, Miss Scott, Miss
I lac on ami Miss Blount aud Mrs Savers
There were hundreds of callers an 1 tbo
jourg ladles assisted lu tbo dining roam,
where a dainty collation was served,
Mr. J to Knott gives a tea to-day, to
meet Professor Bwomclstcr of the PcaboJy
Corstrvatory of Music.
Mrs, and Miss Cullom give a tea to da.
Mrs. and Mlsst.recr bcglu their Saturlay
card receptions and Mrs and MM Stock
ton a tea, to meet Mrs, BIchard Stockton.
Tho reception given last evening at the
reeldenco of Mr, btllson Hutchlus, 10)1
Massachusetts avenue, In compliment to
Professor Alfred Bussell Wallace, tho dls
tlngulsbcd Luglish naturalist, was large)
attended, the guests being received b Mrs,
Isabulla Bcecher Hooker. Among those
present were senators Hata and Morrill,
benalor and Mrs. Aldrlch, Senator and Mrs,
Dotph and Miss Dolph, benator and Mrs.
l'UL,b, Senator Hawley, Senator Conger and
ladles, Scuator and Mrs Sabln, Mrs, Sena
tor Cockrell and sister, Mrs, Wilkinson of
Missouri, benator McMillan, wlfo and
daughters; fcenalor and Mrs. Van Wyck,
Mrs Senator Warner Mlll:r, Mrs. Senator
Blair. Mrs. Chief Justice Walte, Justice'
Bradley, Bev. Mr. Shlppen, Mrs. General
lander, Major J. W. Powell, Lester F.
Word and wife, Mr., Mrs. and Miss Chand
ler and Dr. and Mrs. Stanton.
Mrs. Martin and her daughter, Miss Il&t
tleMattln, gave a delightful tea to young
people yesterday afternoon, at their resi
dence on Twentieth street, from 4 to 7
o'clock. Tho rcuptlou was in honor of
.miis coring oi Liostou, .Mrs. larun's
gueet, who wore a gown of lilac satin,
todlcomudo decollete, with full skirts of
lilac tulle, garnished with sheaths of silver
wheat, MUs Martin, tho joung hostess,
postuslug all tho charm ot voice und man
tier chniacteilstlc of women ot tho sunny
bouth, w as attired in black, tbo velvet boil
Icocut V dupe, being garnished with a cor
eagotif yellow Jonquils, tho tulle skirts
falling In graceful folds aul caught on the
felJcs with loops cf uruuge satin ribhou, a
necklace of pearls and black velvet worn at
tho throat ai d a bow of thd same In the
coIITurt', tan gloves extending to the elbow,
and hand bouquet of white hyacinths, com
pleted a toilet thut cottrcitid becomingly
with the rich colurlng and delicate brown
eyes und hair of tho vveaier Of
tho young ladies nssUtltig Mrs aud
MIps Martin were Miss Muldrow, daughttr
ot the Assistant Secretary of tho Interior, In
light blue albatross. Miss Blackburn,
daughter of Senator Blackburn, in white
ottoman silk with passemeiiteile trimmings,
Mies Hcrbut, daughter cf KuprcscnUtUe
Herbert of Alabama, lu black satin aud
tulle, MUs Irenholm, dam-liter of tho
Comptroller of the Currency, In Mick lace
over blue silk, Mrs. Colonel I leber, black
fillk acd oTirdress of headed jet, and Mrs.
(Icoijjo Walker of Suulh Carolina wearing
black lace over oraoge satin. Miss Uosello
of Mlsslstlprl, In a bandaomo toilet of bro
caded ottoman silk, preel led at tho punch
bowl, and Miss Payne, daughter of (lenoral
Payne of Warreuton, Va , lu a gown ot
white satin garnished with seed pearl trim
mings, pentu iuo cuocoiaio.
Mrs. Cockrell's reception lo meet Mrs
Folsom U ncxtlucBluy evening.
Now that tho receptions of Mrs Cleve
land on luesdays and 'lliursdvys are ex
actly as she originally planned them, It is
pleasant to know that Mrs Cleveland will
contlnuo to see her friends on these days,
Visitors are usually anxious to know what
becomes of the visiting cards that they
leave with the ushers on these occasions,
not supposing that Mrs Cleveland lu 1 tlmo
to look them over, She has provided for
this, however, by having the names copied
In a book kept for that purpose, which she
can look over at her leisure.
IN CONGRESS TO-DAY.
Sixty-six Private Pension
Passed by tho Senate.
MORE VETOES BY THE PRESIDENT.
Tho Direct Tax 11111 Itcforred lo the
llouio Judiciary Committee,
I'OUIITH Or JULY BILL PAB3DD.
In tho Senate to elay Mr. Dawes
eccurcil consideration for tho Indian
Appropriation bill, but y telded lo
private pension bills, ami skly-slv of
them were passed, Including iho House
bill grautlug $J0 n month to the
vvlilow of General Thomas V. Meagher,
1 ho bill lor a brMgo ncroas tho Mis
Flislpnl Itlver, between Dubuquo nml
Y,m. Hubuquc, was passed.
facvcral petitions for ami against the
Cable Hallway bill were presented.
Tho Indian Appropriation bill w.19
Mr. Mcl'hcrson rose to a question of
personal privilege. Ho Bald tin Inter!
view with him In the New York W'oila
this morning quoted him correctly, but
at tbo close of the Interview appeared
a paragraph declaring lhat Pacific
liuUrooil scandal would nrobablv re.
suit In Senator Stanford's retirement,
He wanted it understood that this state
ment was not bis, and be could not
nave maaosucn a statement inrcicr
ence lo tho Senator,
At 2 o'clock Mr. Morrill asked con
sideration of tho Trccdman's Hank bill,
but Mr. Vest eccurcd consideration of
tbo Atlantic and Paclflo Ship Hallway
bill, and in course of its discussion sev
eral amendments were offered.
The IIouso to day received fiom Iho
President half n dozen more pension
vetoes. In one of the cases, where tho
comtnlttco bad recommended n pension
on account of long and faithful service,
Ihe President calW attention to the fact
that Ibis "long and faithful service"
was spent In prison for repeated at
tempts at desertion. The granting of
such a pension, the President says,
would bo a disgrace to every soldier
who served his country with credit.
Mr, Heard moved that tho Seuate
bill for the refunding of direct taxes
bo referred to the Judiciary instead
of tho Ways nnd Means Committee,
whereupon a point of onler was raised,
and Mr. Heard called for the yeas and
t iThe olc resulted In the bill going to
the Judiciary Committee.
The Fourth of July Claims bill was
then taken up and passed.
Tho letter written by Speaker Carlisle to
Mr. Bandall defining tho attitude of tho
tariff reformers in regard to Mr. Itandall's
new Bevenuo bill has not served to bring
the two wings of tho party any nearer
together. Iho Speaker's letter expJftses
the unwillingness of tho tariff, reformers to
accept the Bandall measure, and in turn
suggests a basis ot compromise, which tho
Baudall men dccllno to consider, Thcro Is
some talk ot an effort to secure tho passage
of a bill under supcuslou ot tho rules uu
Mo tJii ay tu rceuru tue repeal of the tobacco
Aoainst tub cvmE imi.
A petition signed by nearly HOi) rcsllents
on ntitetnUi street, itgalust the charter
cf ILe Cable Kail way Company was pre
sentcd to the Senate Distilct Cuminitteo to
dav It tho following named citizens . C.
I.lley,L Crutl, It Bush Shlppon, Alex
Porter Mono, J 1) lurrlll, B U Catllu,
1 11 Cialplu, Charles Hurley aud William
F Clurke. 'lbu netitlouersurcclnconclu 1
lug ILelr piotcst, that "so many lustance
bav v come to their know ledge w hero fraud
and dteentlcu havo been nr&cticL 1 unon In
nocet t, Irrciponslble, or Ignorant persons
to Induce them to attach their signatures to
i etitlona circulated among the residents on
I hlttcenth street. In the Interest of nendlnz
and r reposed tramways, by agents, or pro
tended agents, ot Incorporators seeking
I ilvllcges from Congress, as to Impeach tho
gcnultitss of many of tho signatures and to
discredit such petitions ns an expression ot
tho public sentiment of tho community,"
PATENT OFFICE ItEI OUT.
Tho annual report of tho Commissioner
ot Patents was submitted to Congress to
day. Ibo Commissioner complains ot the
inadequacy of office accommodations. He
urges provision for having tho photo Btbo
gruthfng done In this city, The salary list
of the office should bo revised, and tho
recommendations of tho last report arc re
newed. Tho receipts for tho past year wcro
$1,151,651 and expenditures, 3,5QJ.
'lhero is a balance In tho treasury ot
$J,107,453. Iho number ot applications
for patents received during tho year was
OVER 7,000,000 MIUTIi MEV,
Secretary Endlcott has repotted to Con
gress that the aggregate Territorial and
Mate militia Is 7,15,5'JJ men,
B ItCrcUUCAN SENAIOHS IV CAtCUS.
Another caucus ot Kcpublican Senators
was held to-day and Its majority sentiment
was lu favor of somo action lu favor of
tariff relslu,but there was a wile diver
gency of oilulons ai to methods, and tho
i uncus adjourned without ucilon "
UVlllOlt 101 If I 110 IT.
Senator Muhuo presented a petition to
day, Mgncd by about 100 cltUcns, In favor
uf u polieo boat for natrolllug tho harbors
of WafchIi)L,tou and Uuorgetown
Men ami Moiuurtu In llotli IIo
Iho Houso Naval Affairs Committee has
tLdoised the subcommittee bill appropriat
ing J2,BOO,OUO for new nav al vessels
The conferrccs ou tbo fortifications p
piojrlatlon bill are In dally session, and
areundeistood to he gradually approach
fug au agreement,
The autl polygamy conferrecs ore grad
ually approaching au a gi cement. '1 be con
ccsmou by tho Senate conferrecs nro uuder
stood to bo greater than thoso hy the rep
icfuutatlves uf tho House.
Tho Houso Public Buildings and Grounds
Com mitt to has no expectation that tho
present Congress will provide a new city
postofllco or municipal bulldln for this
A delegation from Petersburg, Va , will
bo In town on Monday, lu the Interest of
the improvement of tbo Nppomatox Biver,
Senator Mabouo today reported favora
bly tho bill to refund to Maryland and
Virginia moneys advauecd to Iho ITnltud
States towards tho establishment of tho
seat of Government In Washington,
Iho President today signed tho hill for
tho protection ot patents, copyrights and
Tho Senate has agreed to tho conference
report on the till for a public building at
In ( ougrcMH Yesterday.
After a long discussion tho Senato
adopted by a vote ot 8J to H tho Beck
Uallroad Attorney bill, amended to real as
follows: "That It shall ho unlawful for any
member ot cither houso of Congress to ac
cci t employ ment as attorney -at law, or pay
ment for services of any kind, In oppolt!on
to tho United States, in any caso to which
tbo United States may be a party or. In
which Its Interests may ho concerned, or
from any railroad company, It such member
shall havo reasonable cause to bellevo that
measures specialty affecting tho Interests of
itichcompuny aro pending before Congress,
or are about to bo so pending during his
term of office. Any person who violates
the provisions of this act shall bo guilty ot
a misdemeanor, and mav be punished by
imprisonment not exceeding ouo y ear, or hy
lino not exceeding $."i00, or hy both, In tho
discretion of tho court."
Iho voto was as follows:
fa--Aldrkh .yiHin Itcck. Berry. IH-iok-liurn,
Bhilr, llutlri, Cheney, eockrcit, Cuke,
(otieer, Ctulciin, Diwet, l)olh, Bu.t1s lair,
I "rye, Ucorge, (loiman. Halo. Haw icy, Hoar,
Tones t.f Arkaii.,, Jones of Isevaaa Man
demon, Mitchfll of l'cnn)lvnnla, Morrill,
Palme r. lllddlobenror, Hherman, Jnooncr,
,an Wytk, e-t,noihoe-t vvnUlnU. Whit
thorite. Williams, WlUou oi 1 wa, Wll'oii of
Nujb (nil. Cameron Fame 11, Cray, It imp
Ion, MeVWnn, Mnhone,