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f. SCENTS 15TH TEAK STO. 4,300. WASHINGTON. D. a TUESDAY, DECEMBER 5, 1882. 35 OENTS A MONTH. Tr,v ft '. 2 VENT TAYLOE&IOTTY, 933 Ponna. Avo., ZEC o L . ID "T Or O O 3D S CHOICE SELECTIONS Seasonable lovelties In every popular elegant design and quality at reasonable rates TAYLOR & HUFTY. &TJTIAFS, 912 Seventh Street Northwest. GRAND DISPLAY Holiday G-oods! Araongthomfltiy Novelties wo mention nBpleu- U1U 4 ltd Assortment ot LADIES' WRAPS Comprising FUJI AND BILK LINED CmCULAltS, SATIN BE LYON AND 1UIADAME3, DOL MANS, Oloth Langtry Garments of ei cry description. Also, a full line of CHILDREN'S WRAPS and II AVKLOCKB for tlie Holiday Trade. We offer ti (rplendld line of Ladles Plclius at 1, worth i . riush Pumps, Vnrtma means, Satchels find a full lino of llaudUcrcblcl j, In all variety of Mylcs. GLOVES IN ALL STYLES, And at exceedingly low prices. DRESS GOODS, IN AL TXTUlt3 AND rAtlU09. To epcli purchaser of 53 North of Goods nlland tcmo CHRISTMAS BOX, Con tal nine: six Linen Handkerchief will he 1 ( n. Cull and iTcelve one. G-UT MAN'S, 912 Seventh Street. Great Bargains! In order to make room for our new Importation or cohhaui: and diikm i'lowkks, we have decided to Hlutigktcr our Plants and Hanging Baskets. TROPICAL M.ANTB from 1.00 up to jlHO, for mer price JJAO 'd (j.uo. HUfaTIO 1 IANOINO 11 ASKICTS at (2.50 and $3.00, lormer prlco two and J7.W. Call early nulla wo hive an assortment, an It will pay lull to put them an ay Tor Christmas i presents. ' Parisian Flower Co., lllO P Stroot Northwest. LADIES, Before going to the Fair, Go where you can (jet Genuine Hair, And money you can spare, which Is at OPPENHEIMER'S, 527 Seventh' Street Stamping and Embroldory, LADIES' GOODS. &C. O. BAUM, 410 Seventh St. Northwest. HOSIERY a Specialty AT DOUGLASS', OM KTH AND V BTHE-Tfl. IMPORTED HATH BONNETS nillUncry Novelties, Artistic la Design and Style L L. BLOUT'S, An Entiro Now Lino of Underwear I'On LADIES AND OENTLUMKN. tlltW GOODS DAILY JtKOWVKD, GUTMAN'S, nia BKVEOTH HTWCCT NOHTnWE9T. STAMPING AND PINKING Promptly Kxooutod lit MRS. SELMA RUPPERT'S, 118 0 NINTH BTItKET. ' S. N. MEYER, 033 8EVKKTK RTJIKET N.W., BKT, I AND K Ifcadiuartorafor GILT AND SILVER TRIMMINGS. HF.GALIAH AND BADGES, MADBTOOItDKtt IIJWS PALACB, 814 SEVENTH STREET. Head Our Great Reductions in All Departments. FINE FRENCH FELT HATS, 50 Centa. BEAVER HATS, lit 75 csnta, St.oo, 81.95, 81.50. Miitcs', Children's and Ladtcs' Trimmed Hats, at 50c, 75c, 3l, 81.35 to $1150, Elegant Pattern Mats and Bonnets Just received, from $2.50 to $3. Black Plumes, at Coc, 75c, Si, $1,35. Black Tips, a Bargain, at 50c. ' Colored Plumes, from 75c. to S3. Plushes, Satins, Ribbons, Laces, Velvets, Lace Goods, Fichus, SCARFS AT MANUFACTURERS' PRICES. Ladies' Underwear, Corsets, Kid Gloves, Jewelry, Pock:t-Bo3k3, Morocco Wal lets, at remarkably low prices. Great Slaughter In Children's and Misses' and Ladles' Cloaks. Don't purchaso your Cloaks boforo examining our oxtonslvo assort ment It will Day you. Romombor, ZEOIIDsrGr'S PALACE, And don't you forgot It. No Branch Store. No Connection with any other Establishment. Substantial Christmas Presents. LAOB CURTAINS, ALGERIAN CURTAINS, Turcoman Curtains, Smyrna Rugs, Moquette and Velvet Rugs, Druggets', Mats, &c. SINGLETON & HOEKB, 801 rviqrkot Spaco. 'and 305 Eighth Stroot. AHOUICEMEIT EXTEAOE-INARY AT THE 926'Seventh Street, between I and K. OUR SPECIALTIES: 300 dozen Nap Beavers at CO conts, former prlco $2 (It theso hats' can bo purchased loss than 05 cents will cheerfully return tho money). 200 dozen rinorQuality, all colors, tor t). conts. Wo'wlll guarantco that they cannot bo bought less than if 1. Go, formerly sold by us for 2.60. 500 yards Oarnet Plush lor 1.00, formerly sold for $1.75. 200 dozen Moscow Donvor Hats, 25 conts, worth 75 conts. 200'dozon Children's l'olt Bailors lu cardinal, rod, cadct-bluo and dark navy-bluo, tor 05 conts, formerly sold for $1 .25. 600 dozen Vcliot and Hush Turbans, nil colors, for 75 cents, worth $1.75. COO doron Ealln-crown lints with fur around tho od jo, $1.00. Thoy cannot bo bought loss than 12.25) warrnntod, 200 dozen Flumes, nil colors, 20 Inches Ion?, for $1 .50, worth $2.50, $2.75 and 3.00. 1,000 bunch Tips for 30 cents a bunch, worth $1.00. Plushes, Satins, Velvets, Kibbons and ,Lace Novelties EQUALLY AS CHEAP. Also, a Large Assortment of CLOAKS and DOLM ArlS at Half their Real Value EW IDEA STORE, 926 7th St, M. I and K. A SOUVENIR TO ALL. FINE SHOES AND SLIPPERS, 1339 and 1341 DP STBEBT. 0 CASH BUYERS Will find ocr prices at all limes as low nud unltorm ns any house carry ing tho eanio grade of good. Romombor, wo do not sell any common grades ol Boots & Shoes. Our Koods are all made specially lor us, and as we buy tfxor.imvntA rou oasu wo can ofler you. Bottom l'rices. I b:d-wa.:r:d hok, PACKEIl OP THE CELEBRATED "BEST" BRAND OYSTER. Hotels, Itestaurants, Boarding-houses and fam ilies supplied. STORES, No3. 2, 3 and 5 Gentry Market. CHOICE BAWtEL 0VSTEH3 A SI'EOIALTV. TELEPHOyE CONNEOTIOK. NEW AUCTION HOUSE. Wo respectfally announco that we are prepared to receive 1'urnlture, Carpets and all kinds ot Household Hoods to sell on commission at our bpaclous Warcroonis, NO. 037 LOUISIANA AVENUE, opposite City rostofUco. Also, commodious (tor! ago for 1'ino 1'urnlturo and other goods. BOBSBT VOSB OS GO. ANDREW J. JOYCE, BUILDER OF FINE CARRIAGES. Nos, 119, 414 nntl -110 1 1th Ht WABHINaTON.D. 0, OKOUOK W. JUci:, Uauascr. Itepalrlug a Specialty, Agent for Br nter.t Co.. of Jlroume Hr. New York; nltrf JUSTICE Or THE PEACE, KOTATtY 1'UllLIO, AND COMMISSIONKIl 01' DUED3. OOlce, No. C17 La. aye., opposite City I'. O, Itehldenee. SjO E st p. xr, LADIES' DRESS VuilS. Bpeelal Ilariralns In Sealskin Baequos. Dolmsus and Ulsters, fromlisuto loo. lllegantHllkund Hatin Pur lined ulrculars aud DolmaiiH. w to 115. tiood fur Lined Circulars for (io. i'ur Trimmings tor Cloaks and dresses. STINEMETZ & SON, OC20O 1337 PA, AVE. uoxt to Cor. Uth tt. CI f( T) A f"YD I Bhavos with Vol M1.UU IljUIui uptnousEasol Koon est Hollow Ground Hinging Damascus Stool I l'ostpald, $1. tXZOITZS la uriMnrrHwr xss nxs io pfrg. 7K CimT-) ATJ1 Combines 2 nonos and DC. Ollliirl 2 Btrops In Ono I Keen est shaving odso on tho ilullost Razor lu a tow seconds I l'ostpald, 75 conts, (E35.00 6TJN1 Brooau-LaoannR DouhloQunl Wondorful Shooting Qualltlosl Low Hammers I Uxtonston Rib I Damascus Barrels! Itoboundlng Locks! Flstol Uilpl Tatont Forendl l'.efur to II. II. Dodgo, esq., Hlggs Banki Dr. Yarrow, Bmlthsonlan Insti tute; Bamuol Btlnomot7, esq., the llattor; 1'. SI. liucktnsham. esq., tho oonroctlonori l'r.inlt D. r.vnns, cs.i., tho contractor (has killed ducks with It ororus yards), and hundreds of woll known aportsmon nil ovor tho country. By op press, anywhere, only $35. 15c. 15C. imm rish Oluo Bold also by W. C. O'ME HA, !!1 Pennsylvania avenue. (l.A. ItAYllOLU.SOl) Pcnusylvaulaave. B.C. MAllKWAUU'H Cluar and Stationery, No. 1 ul rourteenth street u. w. l'ltOOTOrt'fl Clear htoro, cor. 7th and L flts. u. w, JULIUS comiN.Iloi Seventh street n. w. M.AUICl'OllD'H Jewelry Store, (leorgetonn. MHUHY'H Bookstore. Georgetown. Warrontod tho llost, Btrongost, Toughost and Most KlastloOluo mado tor mending China, Ulasi", Wood, Leather, Crockery, Marble, l'apor and all other usos. Always llondy for uso. ltoqulrosnoUoatlug. Indorsed by thoOroat Scientist, Prof. Balrd, ot tho U. B. rish Com mission. Manulacturoa by J. U, 0'IEAEA & 00,, 1347 i'a. Arc, Washington, V, a. noadquartors for H porting Goods. Qnns from $3 to $150. Villi stock ot Uammorloss O u as. I LAItOU hTOOK JUST UECEIVED TIIOJI JLTJOTIOIsr nhlch o are selling at HALF THEIR VALUE. ALSO ALAllCli: LOT Or SHAWLS, . FLANNELS, BLANKETS, WOOLENS, ETO. AT A&TONISHINULY LOW WtlCES. J. B. YOUNGKS OLOTH AND SILK HOUSE, 7.11 BEVENTH JaTllEtiT. NEAIt It. Docomber 7fcb, 1882. 932 Soventh St. Northwest. NOVl.f.TIirs IN HOLIDAY GOODS. DAVIS & DICKINSON'S, 033 SEVENTH BTrtEET. JAMES H. MoQILL, DEALER IN BUILDINO SUPPLIES, No, lizl Now York Ave., near Treisorv, S LAST EDITION TIIE DEL'AKTJIENIS. National banknotes rccolved for re demption to-day amount to $272,000. Government receipts today: Internal revenue, $109, 150.32; customs, $001,330.03. Tim United States steamer Swattra ar rived at Hampton Itoads, Va., last night from t'ltlnn. CoMrTBOi.i.Kn Knox to-day nppolntol William 0. Oakley National Bank Esamlnor at Chicago. Reab Admiral Aabon K. IIuanM has been ordered to command tho Unltod Slates naval forco on tho Pocloo Stations GovEnNon DenjAmin V. IlUTtEit ttold a lencthy Interview with commissioner ot In ternal Hovonuo Ilaum. this morning. Sear Aiisiiral Gr.onan II. ll.t.i.cn hat been dotachod from tho command ot tho l'acltlo Station and ordorod to roturn homo. Tnr. Cabinet rnc6tInK to-day was a short ouo, and only matters ot a routino nature dis cussed. Attornoy-aonoral Drowstor was tho cinlyabsontce. Xr Tnn Arkansas National Bank, of Hot Springs, Ark., has boon commissioned to begin business by tho Comptroller ol tho Currency. Capital, t60,000( John 11. Hoc, prostdout. Commander Nicuol Dudley has Ijocu ordered to duty at tho Mldralo stcol works, mcciown, rnuauoipuiai uommanuor wmiam 0. Wife to command tho training ship Ports mouth, The namo of Vlce-Admlral Rowan, who Is now In chnrgo ot tho Naval observatory, Is mentioned ns tho successor ot Boar Admiral Wymnn, deceosod, for tho chairmanship of tho Llghthouso Board. Bids have boon opened at tho Treasury for supplying rollod-lron beam) for tho now Custom-lloueo at Toledo, Ohio. Tho contract will bo awarded to M. Clomonts, of Cincin nati, who is the lowost blddor. The order mado by the Secretary of tho Interior 1'ebruary lfl, 1878, dlroctlng that Mr. . W. Olnsslo, ot Washington, should not bo recognized us an nttoruoy boforo tho depart ment, has boon rescinded by Socrctary Teller. The Treasury Department has slvon lu t auctions to tho Unltod States collectors at tho principal seaboard ports to heroatter ad mit frcool duties and charges all scloutlUe Instruments brought to this country by rep resentatives or forolgn nations for uso In con nection with tho observation of tho approach. luguantltot Venus. A member of tho Garfield Kstato Board of Audit statod to a CniTio reporter this morn ing that tho work ot tho board will bo com pletowbon they certify tho Indebtedness to tho Sccrotary of tho Treasury nod sign tho certificate This may bo dono this afternoon, and tho board dlschnrftod from turthor con sideration ol tho subject. ItuMO-B wcro In circulation about tho Trenaury Department this altcrnoonthat Hon. Utll. OlUlUll, HUM 1 uu UA-outlUbury Ut UIU Treasury, died this morning. Up to 11 o'clock Judgo l'ronch, former law partner ot Mr. Mor rill, had recoil od no Information on tho sub ject, it Is known, howovor, that Mr. Morrill has boon In a vory precarious condition tor eomo time. United States patents woro Issued to six Washlngtonlans to-day, namely! Trod. 0. Dlctcrlch, comblnod whip and rein holdori J. B. Llttell, bed spring; John O. Meyors, ar tificial stone; Prank Moore, machlno for lin ing marsh-land; JobnT. Scott, swinging fan, nudSulllvan 0. Swctt, dovico for suspending bats, caps, &c. Tho total number Issued for tho w e ok ending Docomber 5, 1SS2, wcro 110, ot which 30 woro lSBucd to foreigners. Durino tho past fiscal year First Comp troller Lawrcnco recolvod, rovlsed, recorded and certified to tho Iteglstornt the Treasury tho following accounts ot tho District Commis sioners and Gonoral accounts botwoon tho United Elates und tho District. Nqmbor of ac counts, 71: number of vouchers, S'S,B1.", rop resentlnpt;I,71 1,700.20; nlso, reglsterod stock of tho District roprosontlng $275,5 11.53, and $12,000 In 3.05 bonds, purchased for tho sinking fund, Tills being tho data upon which it was announced that tho work of reclaiming tho Potomac Hats would begin, Major Halns was Interrogated about tho mattor this morning by a cniTiu reporter. Ho said tho barges nud dredges hnvo not yot nrrlvod, thoy having been dctalnod at Baltlmoro by tho bad weather, and that tho preliminary work of building nwhart and railway and soloctlnga dumping slto will bo complqtod In n tow days. Aftor that ho expects that tho real work will begin aud contlnuo unceasingly. In vlow of tho many voxatlou3chan;rc3 In their security of bonds mado necessary by tho frequent bond calls mndo by tho Troasury, tho National banks aro certain to welcome Secre tary l'olgor's recommendation that Congress nuthorlzo tho Department to hold District ot Columbia 3.05 bonds as socurlty for clrcula. Hon. Theso bonds nro practically Govern ment bonds; thoy tiro exoiupt from taxation, and cannot bo disturbed by redemption until 1021. . Twenty-two gross of poslago-stamp albums, containing collections vl llthogrophol rac-slmlles of foreign postago stamps havo been surrendered u secret sort leoonlcors at Now York. Theso albums nro sold promiscu ously lu toy stores and nro n clear violation ot section 51(15 ot tho llevlsed Btatutos, which provides a ponnlty nppllcablo to both makors and sellers ot not lees than two nor more thnn ton years imprlsonmont, or both. Tho ponnlty nlso applies to Imported albums. Largo num.. bora of theso packots aro sold lu Washington book and toy stores. Commander William B. Hoff Itai bcon detached from tho command ot tho tralnlng-ehlp Portsmouth, and placed on wait ing onlcm; Lieutenant Commander Marcus B, lluford and Lloutonant John S. Abbott, from tbo 1'ensacola, when llear-Adtntral Balcli Is rellovcd, and ordered to roturn homo and await orders; Lloutonant Sldnoy U. May, from tho navj-.yard, Leaguo Island, and ordorod to tbo l'lsh Commission stoamer Albatross ; Mas ter A. C. Baker and Mldshlpmiu II. II. Miner, from special work on tho United states l'lsh Commission, and ordorcd to tho l'lsh Commis sion steamer Albatross. X Ntcamor lttirneil. 11 vcniaii, N. 0 Dec. 5. Tho stoamer Cntor prlso waa burned off Maud's Point, ten mllos from Washington, N. C, yostorday altornoon. Captain w. A. Thompson, W. II. Hancock and a colored man woro drowned, Thoro aro no turthor particulars. Dliiritcrcil UN Mother. Mnirnis, tnm.. Doc. 5. A young man named l'orest. residing In Manleyvlllo, Tonn., In a quarrel with his mother boat her brains out ; nlso thoso ot Ills crippled grandfather, who Interfered. Tho murderer was nrrestod. A Covtnnlly Eilllnr. 'XT.0V, N. Y Doc. 5.-W1U Carr, sou ot J. B. Carr, Socrotary ot btato, cowhldod J, B. Par. montcr, odltor ot tho ", on ltlvcr stroot, this morning, tor publishing an nctldo ac cusing enrr ot Intoxication, breach ot cmtl donce, etc. Kniuliitliii; 1'inyiic. M.RVKn, ILi.., Doc. 5. During tho rehear eat ot an amateur dramatla club yostorday, tt hero guns nro used In one of tho acts, Johu Peerl shot nnd klllod his brother James. Tho ball cntorod tho brain. roll 1'roiu a Hpnlliilil. OM.T.iroi.is,0., Dec. 5. Qoorgo Itolpho aud Joseph Walker, fell Irom a seatfoldlus on which they woro working and both were klllod. 3IIS.S Von Ilelirou'H I'ltuvriil. Brooklw, N, Y., Deo. 5,-Tho ftmoral ot Mies Aunlo Von Beliren took placa this moru Inp. A largo attondauco was at tho Interment at aiccnwooilj Oouo With (lie 1'iukU. MiLWAi'KLE, Dec. n. Alexander Wursur, innnager ot tho Wost Sldo stadt Theatre, Ins Ulsapvcarod with all tho uvallablo funds. How Winter Uuoili flu. Davis, 7111 Market Space, Is doing tho great net In tho matter ot tho displaying ot his tt Inter goods. He Is now offering nil kinds ot fancy and millinery goods, fur IUmmliim, ribbons, handkeichlefs and other articles at surprls Ingly low prices, it is the proper enpor t purchaso at this popular house. In a tew days wa will huvelhodotlngulshed pleas ure ot announcing. Davis' annual holiday opening. BUM!!! SAYS MUM! RAT, TAT, TAT, SAYS THE MARTINET. Ami "IIooIc-lloolc.IIo"! Nn.y Cor liornl Trim "tnncU I (Itinck I liilK'U t Niiys Itio nuck "llim.wow woMl" HnjH tlin Hoc "Mow.inoiv men 1" SnyH tho Cnt "Hot Out o Here!" HnjH Drum, uuil Ho Don't "ol." Ocnornl Drum, tho lofty and statoly Adju tant General of tho Army, Is a man to whom Titc Clime has more than onco paid Its re spects, the Cniiio somo tlmo slnco, It will bo remembered, gavo tho whyanndwhorofores ot General Drum's persistent and malicious persecution ot Gonoral Bturgls, tho aovornor Of iho Soldiers' Homo. Therefore It Is reason abloto supposo that Drum does not HkoTBE Cnmo nor. docs The emtio llko Drum. This morning amemborot the CittTra start was making bis rounds ot tho War Depart ment, as Is his dally custom, whon ho was In formed by a brother Journalist, who bad Just lett tho Adjutant-Gonoral's Utile?, that tho Uencrol wanted to seo him. Tho Hrst thought that Flitted Tlironsli tho Itrillu or tho Able Hcrllio was that old Drum was "stuck" on htm and wanted to clvo him an Item. With measured tread did tho man ot news approach tho door ot tho Adjutant aenoral's oftlce, and, giving his namo to tho mossongor, nskod to bo an nounced. In loss than two minutia tho sable hued doorlondor roturnod, and, with a grin on his faco as broad as David Davis' body, said; "Thoaonornl says comoln." "Good morning, General Drum," said tho rciiorterln his most Insinuating way, "1 conio In rosponso to your summons," Tim Wnrrlor I.ooUeil If at tbo reporter, and after carefully gazing at him for Uo or six minutes, walked over to where ho stood, nnd lifting up his tight baud, as ll lo fiirian, sam In-Tonrn ofTIiunilcrt " I havo sent for you, sir, to tell you novor to enter rayoPJco again." "What doea this moaut" nskod thelroportor, "Hatoyou sent for mo to como toyourofujo to bo Insulted 1" "I sent for you to Inform you that I don't llko Tnr. Cmno and ntn detormlnod that nono ot Its reprcEontatlves shall ovor como lu any otflco In my division. TIicno Arc My Oillcci, nnd you must not como lu hero over again. Your paper has a horrlblo reputation and I don't want to seo any ot Its reporters." Tho reporter r-sked what ho had dono that contumely should bo heaped upon him, whon tho General, who had evidently tnkou more than his usual numbor ot bofore breakfast cocktails, yollcd out In stentorian tonos; "I don't enrol you can't como horo any morel" Tnn cr.tno man didn't go worth a damn, but stood glaring at Drum with his "Turn Turn." La to this afternoon Gonoral 'Martinet" Drumhcldalongthy and nnlmatod convoca tion with Secretary Lincoln, In tho lattor's of llco, nud It Is bcllovod that ho nskod tho Socro tary tolssuo an order prohibiting nil Cnmo reporters from entering tho War Department. Whether a Cabinet meeting will bo callod t consider tho question Is not now known. Cor tain it Is, howovor, that Drum Is hottor than a llmc-klln and will havo Guro or Tfottitnjr. Drum Is a great man. Groat soldier, lis has a keen relishing nppotltofor cocUtalH. which ho takes, It Is reared, Just a llttlo too olton, tor ono in uis posiuon. Additional Cnpltol NotoH. Hon, Thomas Ochlltreo, tho warm-hatred Ananias ot tho howling South, will roach Washington next week. Illchellcu Itoblnson, tho annihilate ot Britishers nnd tho blographcrot Brian Djruc, resembles l'rcd Douglass. Hon. J.C. Burrows bollovos the almtsslou ot applying territories will bo a difficult mat. ter during tho present sosslon. Hon. Milos Boss, ono of tho foreign Now Jersey Congressmen, reached town this nnrn lug and Is quartered atlWlllard's. Delegate Brents said to-day ho would mako o ery endeavor to got tho bill providing for tho admission of Washington Territory through, Mr.'J. II. Ellsworth and Captain Paul, tho clever and ablo clerks of tho Houso Comtultt3o on Elections, havo takon their posts ot duty. Tbo boll-llko vocal organ ot HasEoll, tho Kansan, will awakon olden cchoos (aud som nolent galleryltes) cro tho sosslon waxes older. Hon. Wm. D. Kelley's boots, whon ho dooo. tates his desk with thorn, display a MUtonlau breadth ot solo which Is oxhllarnllns In tho extreme Senator Ingalls said In reply to the question as to what ho thought of tbo President's moss ago: "It Is very ambitious in quotation marks." Tho good-looking members ot Congrosiwlll vlowthotrnnslt of Venus to-morrow. It'a a cold day when a transitory tonnlo gets away from them. The Ilouso calendar was considered today for tho Urst tlmo dutlng tho l'orty-sovonth congress. Thoro were 1'JO bills on this calen dar when tho Houso took it up. Tho following Senators havo not put In thotr appcaranconsyoti John P.Jonos, of Novala; Mabnne, of Virginia; 1", B. I lunib, Kansas; J. S. Williams, Kentucky, and Senator Perry. Commissioner ot Agriculture Lorlng was hob-nobbing with Senators to-day on tho sub ject ot tho manufacture ot sugar from corn stalks and tho growth ot tea lu South Caro lina. Ono ot tho new accessions to tho nnwspapsr corpsnttho Cnpltol is Mr. Charles B.Ketch'im, ot tbo Kansas city Journal. Mr. Kotcham Is a brilliant writer nud genial geutleman, and represents a sparkling paper. Tho Ilouso Judiciary Commlttoo mt this morales nnd selcctod n clerk to succood Mr. Gcorgo M. Clark, of Maine, who acted nt tho lasteceslon. Mr. Amos L. Allen, ot Maine, n genial gentleman, who will mako nu ofllclotit cioru, was Eoiecieu, uuu uus lanuu nit posi tion. Tho Presidential watches voted at tho lato Garileld Pair wcro properly cngravod and do limed to day to Boprosontatlvollouk (llopub llcnn)and Judge Wlgglus (Democrat). The vote closed as follows: Ilopubllcau Honk, 1,051; Logan, 882; Utalno, -110. Domocrallc rigglns,G81Vi. "It Is a llttlo singular, yet It U true," said n Democratlo statesman this morning, "that nil tho Democrats that wcro rcelectsd to tho l'orty-elghth congress como back weighing from ton to flftoen pounds more than whon they lelt hero 1 ist summor, whllo tho llopubll cans weigh at least twonty pounds loss each." HepreBcntntlvo Cobb, of Indiana, yesterday nnanged a pair with Mr. Orth for hlsool league, Mr. Colerlck, until attsrtho holidays. Mr.Otth Is dctalnod at his home, InLaPayotto, by Illness, whllo Mr. Celeilck'a slstor Is dan porously 111 nt hor Indiana homo. Mr. Color lck was notified by Mr. Cobb, by wire, ot tho pair arranged. 'Iho contest for tho Spoakorshlp Is bolng carried on quietly, but warmly. Messrs Cox and nandnll nro making strenuous oudeavors to gain stronsth from one another, whllo Blackburn Is brlnglnz tho Southern and West ern members closer aud closor ii his standard. Carlisle and Converso are, howovor, regardol as tho strongest candidates. Mr. Charles W. Clisbee, ot Mlchlsan, who has so satisfactorily scnod nsa llsadlng C'lnkof tho Houso, lias resigned onno-ount nt fulling health, and Mr, Johu S. Kenyon, ot Now York, has been appointed ns Ills successor. Mr. Clls. bee, It will bo rememborod, was strlckon down In tlio postooico ot tho Houso last sprlnz, slnco which tlmo his health has boon fast falling. This morning tho Hou3o Commlttoo on Ways and Means mado a favorable report ou tho bill offered by Sir. Keller, nt tho last sessun, to abolMitho lutetnnl ro oittio taxes ontobv.-o, snutr, rigors, cigarettes, ef, Tho bill is nn unconditional repeal of all Internal revenue taxes on tobacco in nil lis forms. Thoro woro eleven members ot llui committee prrsent, and six otcd for tho pnsugo ot Iho bill, whllo mo voted against It, Senator Voorhees introduced tho following bill: "Ho It enacted, etc. That lu all action tor debt or damages against a railroad corporation, which propoity nud franchlso nro In tho hands ot a rccohor, tho Jurisdiction ot tho circuit nnd District Courts of tho United Statos shall notbocxclushoforlho trial ot tho same, but concurrent nt tho option ot tho plaintiff In such actions wllh the courts .ot iho various btuteswltblu whoso Jurisdiction auoh actions may arise." Tho obloct ot this bill Is ti so. cure to poor pcoplo nlong tho lino or lines of railroads now In tho hands nt rooolvors n chance in bring suit tor small amounts such as tho loss of a cow or h"rt As tho law now Is tho amount must bn 500 or more, Tho bill, should It bcciuuo a law, woul 1 offoet tho Ohio k Mississippi more than any other real lu tho country, A IIH'cl i:nt;rutliis given to cvoty ousiomer visiting tho Dislin variety store (705 Market Bpaco). Hoeuro your holiday goods where the variety Is greater and prices lower than any store In town. DtlEWSTEB 111 A RAOE, Tho Alloriipyflpiioriil Jlnlio nu Kx. Iilbltlon of lllmieir Acnln. On tho afternoon ot Wednesday list two Cnmo reporters, whoso fields ot labor aro tho Treasury and othor Dopartmouts ot that vicinity, received tho following nolo from tho managing editor; "Thoro Is a rumor horo that Attorney General Brewster has had a 'dlrtoronco' with President Arthur, and that ho has throatoned to resign. Traco It." Tho roportors procoodod to tho Department ot Jusllconml sent their cards lu to Attorney General Drowsier. They wore ndtuttto 1 to tho onlco ot ihoAltornoy-Oonoral, who was alono at bin desk. " What can I do for you both t" inquire I tho Attorney-Oonornl tjio moment tho roportors stood before him. "Is thoro any nows, Mr. Attornoy-Oenoral ?" mkodonoot tbo roponorj. "No news," tho roply cnmo qutckly, and tho Attorncy-Oenerat looked up and Nmllcil Hnriloulcnlly at ono ot the scribes, whom ho rocojulzod as a Ciunamau. "I havo a noto hero from tho managing editor, asking us to traco n rumor conoerulng you, Mr. Attornoy-Oonoral," said tho second roportor, modostiy drawing from his pockot tho noto abovo produced and handliu It to Mr. Drowsier. The note, unfortunately for tho roportors, was written on n note-head ot the Kvf.nino Critic, and ns soon as the tttlo ot that sprightly and fearless papor toll unJor tho ftazootlho dignity ot the American laws his faco turned red; then, quick as Hash, chaugo 1 to n sky bluo (autumn day), and ho romirkod, in loud tones, hut in n vory dlgnlllod manner, nnd taking his oyos from tho papsrnn I rest ing them on both tho nowspaper mon i "-l ll-n ThlH 'Critic.'" Miatlnh-I does It send It to motor, I'd llko to know!" Then his eyes felt again to tho note, and ho began reading aloud i "Thoro Is a rumor (somo O d d n rumor)," broke on tho Attornqy-Goaoral. ns a side roply orcoinmont. Thanffoprocoouod: "Hero that Attornoy-Oonoral Hrowstor has had a a llf difference with President Ar thur, nnd that ho has threatened to to what la this?" Tbo leporter who hail carried tho nolo stepped to tho sldo of tho Attorney-Oenoral t? try tu help him with tho word, whon tho 1 ittor deciphered it, and In n Wonderful lingo at Anecr said, in almost stentorian tonos ; "Ibis caps tbo climax ot G l il U lmpu dcncol How. In h 1 could gentlemen bring such alcttcrns this lstomol Damnthatvlls Clime. It hosabusod and slandered ma all through this matter. You aro not gontlomen to carry this to met Cannot nman havo any privneyr jjamu mis outrage r- ino icporiors niiompiou 10 oxpiaiu to mo censor ot American law that thoy woro Blniply hired men roportors ou TiiEOnuto mon who know nothing nuout tho mattor re ferred to, nud woro simply oboylng tho ordera of their cmploers, nnd If thoy had desecrat-4 his ofilco with a slanderous nDd lmpudont nots thoy wcro sorry; that they lntondod no per sonal offenso. Theso words ot explanation ODly acted I.llio n lied I'ln-; IScroro n Itilhlil Hull, and tho Attorncy-Gcnoral contlnuo.lto ragoi "I don't want any of your explanations or apologies. Thlslsdamnodlmpudouco. Damn (hat vllo Critic, andnuyuody who would carry such missives as this ono." Tho ablo and accomplished reporters again began an explanation of tho matter, but tiiolr words scomod to Intensity tho Attornoy-Gon-oral's rago. Ilo talked In very loul tonos, using epithets nnd oaths In plonteous pro fusion. Ills physical condition at this tlma seemed In full sympathy with his mental tool ings. Hla oyos roddonol, mil from them streamed hot drops ot brandy wator. Taking n. handkerchief from his pockot, tho Att-rnoy-General bognn eliminating tho second haul cocktail", moanwhllo Curship; I.llto u Frontier Ilullilrlvor. -u-utt-miiuuuiiwn luuiuitcu tin in vasion Into ncltlzon'aofuco with such nu In solent missive. ByG-d, I will not staul Itl It Is a G d d n ontrae." Tho epithets grow too vllo forpubllo print. Uis languago at times was shocking shocking not only to tho two reporters, but it wonl t paralyzo tho moral pooploot tho country If thoy could hoar It ns It camo from taoso lips and that tonguo which aro so well prosorroJ In old peach and honoy. Aftor proceeding for somo ttmq In. tho lino quotod, ho touchod tho electric signal to the mcssongcr-call on his desk and said: "I want awltnoss to this damnod luipulont Intrusion. Ithascomotoapasswhon nman cannot bo left quiet with his own porsonal matters." Mr. James R. Young, Chief Olerkot tho De partment ot Justice, answorod the call an I entered tho room. "Hero, Mr, Young," said Mr. Hrowstor, handing him tho note, "road this and tell mo It you don't think It A Eliimuod JXon-itroiitt Oiilm-rc." Tho reporter ngaln attomptod to oxplalu that they wcro simply obeying ordors. Mr. Young stated to tho Attorney-Gouoral that he kuow tho roportor and know thoro was no affront intended on their part that they wcro Dimply doing tiiolr duty whon tho At-toruoy-Gcnoral ngaln blated out: "tm I but by G d, gontlomon wouldn't bo guilty ot Invading tho prlvato onlco ot n man on n mission ot this kind. By a d, this Is simply monstrous." Tho Attorney acueral thon bogan to wrlus his hands, as it ho was In groat mental agony, and poured out A Torrent or VKiiiicrnf Ion uud .Vtitiso that ton thousand times discount! anything ocr heard en shipboard, So gross, Indood, was tho languago of tho Altornoy-noncril that tho toporteismado their exit in doublo-qulek lime in pursuit ot troBh air. tho atmosphere lu tho ofilco ot tho urst law officer ot iho Nation being trOBUlphurous for breathing purpases. Had tho Attorney-General treated tho report crs with any degree of decoucy tho Intervlow would hnvo been considered n prlvati mattor, but when ho desconded from tho dlgnlllod po sition ho occupies nnd Vurorlicd IIIm dull nm! I'onrcd I'orlli Cur-tings. Utuporatlom-, abuses' nnd ratings, such as only beconio tho Inhabitants ot tho lr.v brothels ot n cilyortho tonguo of a teamster, and puthlmscltln thorolo of a bully and a brnggatt-actlng liken mad or drunken man then it became ovldent that tho Attornoy. Gonoral is In somo way unnatural and not tho kind of person tho Attorucy.Qencral should be, and henco tho nbove, which Is n. truo ver sion of tho scene, and tho essential points of fact tho reporters aro willing to bo quullfled to, It is said by an Intimate friend ot Mr. Browstor that tho only text ncoJol upou which tho Attorney-General grows sufficiently eloquent in his lauguago to curso tho feature out ota marble etntuo is simply the Critic. Arnlil'n I'nto. Lom.o,Dcc. 5.- In a leltor to tho London i'liifj Arabl says ho Is grateful to Ungland for hei Interposition In his behalf. Ho statos that ho Is contented with his tato and only hopos Kcgland will complete tho work sho has com menced and Klvo Egypt to tho l'gyptlans. Ho bcllevosthojuetlcoof Ids causo will becomo apparent Intho future, PAius, Dee. 5. -Tho JlepuiUgu Fiancalii newspaper, In an artlclo to-day eommontlngou the commutation of Arabl's sentoneo ot oxllo, accuses Lord Dufferln, tbo British Minister to Turkey, nt humiliating tho Kbedlvo and In. rrcaslng Arabl's prestlgo by thus disposing ot l.'g) pt's leador lu tho lato war. It oxprossos Ihe.bcllolihat Iho European colony In Bgypt will now again feci Insecure nnd predicts that another outbreak Is certain to occur. lou i; lit With 1'Nloii. NLW York, Doc. 5. A party ot fast mon, lu eluding Ccorgo ltooko, a prlzo Hghtor, and John blade, wound up a night's carousal at MalihewB' saloon on Second avenuo aud Twcnty-sovcuth street this morning, when a quarrel took placo between tho fro, and pis tols were drawn nnd a rush malo for tho Miict. Several shots wore fired and blade ft.ll, shot In both arms, ltooko was arrested. lllC Hnlo or I'liio r.nud-r. Milwai Ki-E, Wis., Dec. 5. The largost salo ot pin land lu tho history ot the Statu was ef fected ic-day, (l,OOOacroslnLongdaloOounty bolus bought by Milwaukee and Msnlsteo men. It Is rstlmnlod that 700,000,000 fool ot plno timber Is now stnudlng on this tract. A railroad Is to bo built through it ana tho timber workod up at once. I'linlNliliiur At(cuiila nt Suicide. M Vf YORK, Doc. B.-Charlcs Pick, aged 32, a tinsmith by trade, and n natlvoot Gormany, was m rested for nu attompt to commit sutcldu. This Is tbo Hrst ariost under tho now code, which makes It n folony, punlshablo by Im prisonment not exceeding two years, and by a line nt not moto than "12,000, or both. An Imllnn Murder. Bvs vnivivo, OVI... Doc. R. -A dispatch from Yam Hill County, Oregon, says that Tom urande, an Indian ou tho Grande reservation, murdered and old chtol named Wapato Davo nud his wlto in lliolrcabln. The murdoior nl meet entirely severed tho heads 01 his victims frcm their bodies. TIIE WHAT IS IT ItUHHIHQ AT THE CAPITOL. iVolioily Cnn Tell Wlmt They Aro Dolim, mill Yet Tliey I'rofeMH folln Hoinctlihig-lfoiv I lie I.rglMliillvo .11111 tlrlmlN To. day All Kxnrt Ntnlrnient or All the I'ucli mill 1'JgiircM Which Jlnltc 1,'p J.cBlnln tlou-Cooil i'lipllol Notes. If oho might Judgo from the manner la which tho Sonnto Jumped Into busluoss yos- tcrday, this will bo n vory acllvo and laborious session whllo It lasts. Senator IMuiunds yos- terday Intimated that It would bo necessary tor this Congress to look more closoly into and fuanl more jealously thocbaractorotlts legls atlon. Ho said "wo had reason to supposo that thoro Is somo dlscontont In tho country latterly at something or nt everything that Congress tins been about. I think somo part ot it is pretty well founded." Thon tho Ver mont Senator moved to nx tho hour ot moot ing at 1 1 o'clock instead ot 12, tho usual hour. All this seems to Indicate, nrat, work, and soa ontf, a desire on tbo part ot tho loader ot tho majority to try to mako amends for tho dcrollo lions nnd failures ot tho past, Tlio bodyconvonod atl2 m., aftor prayor by tho llov. Mr, Bullock. Tho Journal ot yestorday waa real, nttor which Senator Brown presented tho creden tials ot tils colleaguo nnd tho sucoossor ot Senator Ben. nil), aoceased, Mr. Barrow, who) wan sworn in. Mr. Anthony offered a resolution continuing tbo present standing and scloct commlttoos, nnd authorizing tlio I'resldont pro tern, to sup ply nil vncanclos. Adopted. After which tho usual grist ot patulous and memorials were presented and roforred. Mr. Ooorgo offered a bill proposing au amendment to the Constitu tion lu relation to appropriations, Mr. Miller (Cnl.) offered six bills, all relat ing to American shipping, Itoforrod to Com merce. Mr. Beck nroscntod a resolution and pre amble In relation to tho recent political as. scssmeuts of tho ltopubllcan commlttoo. Tho preamble recited so oral ot tho circulars and arraigned tho. commlttoo, nnd wounl up by calling for a commlttoo to Investigate tho Ilo publlcau campaign commltteo and to Hud out how much money was collected, how much spent, tor what purpose nnd whether thoro was any mouoy still on hand ; If so, how much, and who has It. Mr. Beck askod that tho resolution lay on tho table, statins that bo would call it up to morrow. Mr, Plntt, not satisfied with tho commis sioner of Pensions' rciiort, offorod a resolution calling for further Information In relation t pensions. Mr. Bnyardsuggostedannraendmont calling for nn alphabetical list ot all pensioners. Mr. Plait said that would tnko too long, and lhar ho thought tho Senator's Information ought to bo nsked for separately. Thoro woro about 250,000 pensioners on -the rolls, nnd It would require much tlmo to furnish n list. Mr. Heck concurred with Mr. Bayard anl askod that tho resolutlou lay ovor. Mr. Hoar called up his resolution, prowling that tho dally sessions ot tho senate hcreattor sbnll bo nt 11 o'clock a. in. Mr. Garland movod to strike out 11 anl In sert 10 o'clock a.m. Mr. Beck was opposed to tho resolution, th thought tho best thing to do was not to tako tho usual Christmas holiday and moot at 12 o'clock. Mr. Ingalls, after a fow brlof remarks, moved to Btrlkn out 10 and Insert 12. Senator Ingalls mado Tho lIumorouH mid Tcllln-; Hpccch of Uolmlc. "This is a refreshing spoctacle," ho said, In his most cynical tone, evoking a hearty laugh. "This is an Interesting spectacle. lam not positive whether this spasm ot virtue, dill genco and reformation has not somo conuoc tlon with tho political result ot tho last cam paign or not. It is certainly oit hoc. It not propter ice. It Is said that 'swootarothousoa ot adversity;' that TlioTimil. t'gly nud Vonciuon-i, wears yet a precious Jewol in his head. It Is iruo wo woro severely auu greviousiy nunotou, nnd It is proper wo should brlirg forth fruits meet tor rcpontance; but 1 nm lncllnol t think tbo peoplo will not bo deludod by any pretensions mado here that there is any spo clal necessity wo should moot at II) o'clock In tho morning, unless wo also provldo for our adjournment In evening. I should, thorefororllko to seethe resolution amended so as to fix tbo hour of adjournment not later than midnight ot tho day whon tho sosslon be gins. I movo to amond, howovor, by Inserting Instoadot 10 o'clock tho words "12 o'clock meridian." Mr. Ingalls' amendment was agreed to ou a yea nud nay voto 35 yeas, 20 nays. Tho Chair then laid before iho senate a re port ot iho Bcci etary ot War In relation to stool and iron test. Also Houso Joint resolution In relation to thn printing of tbo report of tho Commissioner ot Agriculture. Tho bonato thon procoedod tj bills on tho calendar. Tho Chair laid before tho Bonato the Ilouso resolutlou in respect to tbo death ot tho Hon. W, M. Lowe, ot Alabama, and, on motion ot Mr. Pendleton, ns a further mark ot respect the Bonato at 2.05 o'clock, adjourned until to morrow. llouio Prorocdtiiirx. Tho Knglo tucked his wing under his oar, tlcllcd tho lett oxtornal auditory meatus with it, and dolefully gazod upou The Oniric man. "Been an election, hasn't there!" ho in quired. "Bet your pin feathored life thoro has,' re plied tho urbano pencil-wobbler. "I heard about It, and It made mo fool bad. I looked down yesterday and saw tho familiar foci s beaming with pleasure and I thought how soon thoy would pass out ot my sight forever. And Just the very follows I lilted. There's Julius Cfcsnr Burrows nnd Casslus Makepenco Hobeson llrod out. Why couldn't tbo constituencies leavo them and told tho txgaof oblh Ion around tho inauly forms ot John Deluded 1'untomnry Alltlus mid tlio ICclfcr? Oil, Its more than lean bear I" " Well, what do you think, ray dismal friend, about tho next Congress?" Iniulred Tuc Cm no. "NextCongrcfsl Oh, my dearlfrlcnd, wbwltl then lart forever. Tho next congress will not need an caglo; a buzzard Is what It will want." And lust thou tho gavel fell, nnd ns tho llcv. Mr. l'ower gai o forth tbo words ot tho Lord, tho Baglo put his hoal under his wing and relapsod into dismal dreams. Aftor tho Journal was read andnpprovod Mr. Joyco(Vt.) Introduced n resolution an thoiizliiB tho Doorkoopcr to employ Wilbur 1". Kellogg. Itcferred to Commltteo on Accounts. Tho annual report of the Comptroller ot tho Currency wns submitted nnd ordorod to bo printed. Mr. Springer's resolution author izing tho printing ot 2,000 copies ot tho Digest ot the Bales for tho uso ot tho Houso was de feated by a voto of 57 to 20. Mr. Garrison introduced a bill to provldo a, frco brui go ncross tho Potomac at G eorgot ivru. Ileferred to District Commlttoo. Mr. Kolloy favorably reported from Ways and Means bill 0503, nbollshlng tax en all manufactured tobacco, cigars, snuff nnd cigarettes after July 1, 1S33. Tho bill was placed on tho calendar. Mr. Haskell claimed that tho minority re port ot tho commltteo should bs print Jd to. gether with tho bill and majoilty report, stating that tlio minority had not oxpsctod tho consideration of tho bill at tho commit! t snooting this morning, and bad not had time ti mako up their v 1om s on tbo subject, Tho print ing was so ordered. Mr. Audorson called for tho reading ot tho bill, tt hleh was dono. Tho bill repeals all sections ot revised statutes and laws placing a tax on any form of tobacco. Thotonor of tho Houso seems to bo In favor of Iho bill, nud it Is uudorstoodlt will be called up at au early day tor dual dis posal, Tho Houso then took up. thfl Ilouso calendar and piocceded to consider House bill lli-'d. providing for tho nniendlng ot section 18(10 ot iho llovlscd statutes oo as not to oxcliidn re tired army officers from hoi ling dill onicos In Ihe territories. Tho fivorablo report was lead and Mr. Baudall In.iulrodlfnnnrmyot fleer holding onlco under tho provi sions of tho bill would bo nllowed to rccolvo ills pay aa a rotlrod officer. Mr, Uaskoll thought thoro would bo nothlai wrong about It If ho did. Mr. Brents sup potted Mr, Haskell's Mows. Mr, Holmau, ot course, mado objections In a fow words, A rerv dull and uninteresting discussion sprung ' up, Mr. McMillan oudeavureil to present nn niueuuiui'm, u.it VUJVV.,1WU UUUl iUl. moms proicutedlt. A motion l" reconsider tho vote by which tho bill was ordered to bo ongrosaod was mado and carried, Cnnllnl Notes'. It Is rumored nt tho Capitol that Mrs. Lang try Is mashed on Hon. J, D, 0. Atkins. Hen. Mr.Horr.thodlmplo-scattorlnti humor ist from Michigan, purposes purchasing a blcyclo. Tbo only Domocrarlo members ot tho Mis- url delegation here are Messrs, Clark, Jlland and Davis. Tho bill providing for tho admission ot Washington Torrltory will b3 strenuously pushed nt this session. li ts t ': n tf A I i,. ' Ir ffl iK h" Pi vm M NS n in r ra-j- kasMn -- tt it J It. rfW.ATt JMtt JN