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TRIAL OP JOHN 0. SUMMIT.
MORE WITNESSES EXAMINED. Corroboration of Sergeant Dye'a Evidence . CEOSS-EXiBMTIO.IS BT TIB DEFENCE. WiunwiToif, Msy 10, 1867. Ike Mai of Mi EL Barrett ?m wm< thla morn, lag ia tbo Criminal Court, before Judge Fisher. The court room woe, m mil, crowded, for tbe tart Urn* ??oa the viol commenced afewladlee occupied mo to within tb* bor as spectator*. The prisoner ?u brought koto court ot tea o'clock, when tbo oourt ?M Immedi ately opened. Judge Fisher all that on Monday a queeilon woo ashed requesting tbo Coot to order tbo prosecution to dleelooe to tbo defence tbo naaei ot their wltneesee. Be bod reflected upon, tb la sutyect. and coatd tad no au thority that would allow blm to make such order. The aotter waa to a great extent within the discretion of the Court, but It appeared to bin thdt to* pursue tbo course asked by the defence would be taking tbe management of tbo case from tbo prossoutioo, and would, by disclosing tbo names of the witnessss, prejudice their case. He could see no good reason why the order should be granted, but be could see many seasons why It should not. Judgs Fiaber also decided adversely upon the application made by tbe counsel for ?he defence that they bo allowed to recall tbe witness Jtced for cross-examination aftsr another wltnsss not aow here shsll bare arrived. The Court said at tbe oams time the counsel could cross-examine any witness at length and go orer every word of bis examination in ahlef, and to permit witnesses to bo called for eross examination might bare tbe eflbct to lengthen tbe trial without much good really being effected. Tbe examiqa don of wltnessss was tbsn resumed. Mr. Carroll Hobart was sworn and examined by Mr. Fterrepont Witness is conductor of a train on the Ter aaoot Central Railroad; witness runs from White River Junction to St Albans, on the direct line from Bootoo In Montreal White Hirer Junction is one hundred and ?hree miles from Burlington; the Varmont Central road and the Canada and Vermont and Canada roads unite at Xsssx Junction ; at Easex Junction the train which wlt aess runs takes tbe passengers from Burlington to St. Albans; between April 10, 1866, and April 20, 1806, wit aees was conductor on thla road; witnexe got the pas aongers from ths first trip of ths boat up the lake in April; witness does not tblnk it was storm? on that oecssion; witness' train left Wbite River Junction at ?to minutes to twelve, and went directly to St. Albans. Prisoner was asked to stand up. Qi Will you now tell what happened that morning f A I got to Essex Junction at five o'clock Tuesday morning with passengers from Burlington on tbe boats of Lake Chsmplain; as Iwent through the train be ?ween tbe passenger car and tbe sleeping car, I found ?no men on tbe platform of the passenger car; I asked the mea for their tickets or their money, and they said they had no money ; that they had been unfortunate ; aae of them waa tall and had on a close fitting akull cap, short eoat and a scarf over his collar and starch on his vest; the other man was a short, thick sst, sandy eomplexioned man. with whiskers around his face ; be MM a rough looking man: can't slate how be wss AresaMi to fjw ft slouched bat: I spoke with tbe tall man; I told him to come in the car, and bo cam* In and mdd they bad been unfortunate; that three of them had boon to New York at work and bad got some money, sad the third bad got np at night and taken all the mo sey. lMving them dwtltute; they said they were oaxloao to get to Canada; I told them I could not carry them through, nnd that I would leave them at Mil ton, the next station; at ths next station 1 forgot tbom, aad on naming through tbe car I saw them again, and they said they must get to Franklin; Franklin is four teoa milM northwest of St. Albans aad four miles from tts Canada lias: they said they would go on foot to Franklin ; the tall man did all the talking; in the begtn atag of the talk tbo taB man would imitate broken Eng lish as though be wsm a Canadian, but when he became animated ho epoke very fair English ; tbe tall man's lumds were white and delicate and were aot at ail like a laoortng man's hands : at St Albans Mr. Lock I In was ouadiag in the depot, and I said to Mr. Loeklin, -I think urn men have beat aw;" tbo moo did net hear ?hie; they then went ont Into tbo strset, and I do not re a >lteot seeing tbom afterwards: tbe train from St. Alliens mould arrive at Montrsat M half-put nine P. M. Q. Have yon seen any one tit the oourt bouM who toon like tbe tan man you spsak of? A Tbe man who Mood np (the prisoner) look* very mooh like him In baild eod appearaaee , ho wors a skull cap and moustache, bat no whiskers; I caaaoi tell from ?wrn ?ul Wl" **7 kim la general ap Mtranco. ?. ? Mr. Plerrapoat Mired witnees about the handkerchief M at a. Albana, bat It mm objected to by Mr. Brad ley, and tba queeuoa waa withdraws. It waa bora agreed between conneel that aay time table, duly certified, of aay roate between Washington aad Canada should be pat In evidence without objec Uoe. Croee-examlned by Mr. Bradley? Witnaai waa not rare af tba date of the first trip of the ateamer in April, 1W; it waa oa a Taaadar, bat wttaeeedoas not recollect the date; wltnaaa rana from 8t. Albana to Rooae'a Point ewi alternate morning; passenger* (torn Montreal go giat te Rooae'a point ; at Rooae'a Point there an two trates, one ru anlng to Ogdeaabnrg and the other to Mob ? treal, arriving at the latter place at forty-five alnuiea peat nine ; tbe train arriving at Montreal at ftva o'clock leavee at three o'clock ; the train for New York via Albany leaves Es*ex Junction at three P. M. ; at White Slver Junction the train* leave for hew York via Bpriag ?eld at ten mloutee paat one; the'train leaving Montreal ?t three P. M. arrives at White River at ten minute* paat ana A. M. ; witnaaa doee not recollect that the tall tnaa referred to bad a beard ; the tall man did not look par ticularly fair; he looked rusty aad as though be bad feeaa without sleep; at that time the paa*?nge'? froan Troy and A'bany on the morning tnua did aotiteoeer at Rutland. By Mr. Plerrepont? In the beginning of aavifattoa the boats were Irregulas, and the time referred U above was npon the arrival ot the first boat that ??n ?et Mr. Charles H. Blinn was neat sworn and eaaaalaad if Mr. Pierreponl Wttnees la clerk la the Weldoa Houae. at 9t. Athena, Tt ; between April 10 and 16 waa employed ae night watchman at the depot of the Vermont Central Kail road at Burlington ; the firat trip made that aeaeon bv the tx<at wae April 17; It waa four boars lal?; It arrived at twelve o'clock midnight; waa on watch In the depot (hat night ; two men came in the depot that tiigbt, one tail and the ether abort, and aaked to stay there until the train left for Montreal at four A. M. ; tbe boat waa from Whitehall, with paaaeagera from New York ; tbe tall man aaked to sleep in tbe depot: he did eo, aad I called him at four o'clock A. M. on Tuesday, April 18; after the man want oat I picked up something where the tall man waa aleeping (a white oambrte handker ehtef waa xhown and examined) : witneaa recognised the haadkerchief aa tbe one he picked up where the tall man waa lying (tbe handkerchief bear* the name J. H. Barrett i ; that name waa oa the handkerchief when it wee picked up ; after 1 picked op tbe handkerchief I dia aserered tbe name, aad then sh iwed it to tbe agent of the railrved company ; I da not know that the agent comma ?tcated tbe fact to St Albana; never aaw the twomen afterward*. Mo croee examination. ? Mr. Be Ipiaa Grillo waa aext called aad examined by Mr. PierreponL? Was llviag near the Navy Yard in 1866; kept a reaiaurant In Ford's theatre; I knew J. W. Booth by eight; knew Booth five or alx year* before; knew David Harold aad Aiserodt; saw Harold at Ova o'clock oa the day of tbe a<aaaetaatloa i aaw Ataerodt about ten aalnutee after that; Harold and wltaeae walked together, aad aaw Ataerodt at the Kirk wood Houae ; I was coming down Tenth street, and be (Harold) met me aad aaked ae If I taw J. W. Booth : 1 aald I did at etevoa o'clock A. M. at tbe theatre; had alao aeon Booth at four o clock oa boraebeck; be redo a email gray hor*e; then Harold aald, You kaow (.eoerel Lea la In town;" 1 replied. "1 bad not beard It;" Harold aald, "Yea, he la at Wllterd's, aad if you will walk with me will see something about It;" aa we were passing Ktrftwood'a Atxerodt waa sit ting on the ttepe, and Harold atopped to speak wltb him, Harold and wita?ss then walked up to Wlllard a, aad Harold talked to two youag men there; witneea eon i.i not hear tbe con vernation, bnt when Harold parted with tbe two yooag men, be aald, "Yon will be share to-ntghi," be then walked towards Urover'e theatre, and 1 notlned that Harold walked lame; when ?ear the theatre Harold pulled up hi* penis, and I aaw a long dagger beadle protruding from hie bootleg; 1 aaked Mm what be wee going to do with that ; be aald be waa gaiag to tba oeuntry that eight, and ?u. b tbtoga ware handy there. U Do y?n a** >ay one in the roort who look* like tba aua to whom Harold aald, "WlU you be there la. Bight ' Witnaaa saaawsil by pointing oat tba prtaoaer ; be leaked very mecn like tbe man, but witnaaa could not aee whether be waa the ame maa or aot ; be wore no baa* bat bad a Slight moeetacbe. we-examined by Mr. Bradley? Wltoaas la acquainted Mr. Gifford and Mr. Baee, who were et Fort s theatre; did not see either of t bam la front of tba theatre that night ; doee aot recollect whether aay aol diere were sittiag in froat of tbe theatre; there wee a ?real crowd there: wae la the reetaaraat when the Preeident wee ehot; the clock at tbe theatre la la tba aaatre of the pseeegeway opposite tbe door. Tbe Court took a raaaaa Upoa the re tenia tiling of the court Joha P. Tippett waa awern aad aiamined by Mr. Cerrlngton. Witaaaa reiMled in Prtnoe George's oounty, Md. ; but Is now re elding here; is a blackeintth by trade; came to Waablag tan December 10, ltM; waa a member of tbe Pint Dis trict of Columbia cavalry la IMS, or a part af tbe year; was a mail rarrter from Waabtngton to Charlotte Hell ; kaow John H. Barrett ; have known blm for the laat tan or eleven yeare; have eeen blm frequently la that time ; knew hi* mother alao; have eeea the mother end bob together, have beard them eon versing together hat vry little, John bad very little to sey to me, but I have heard Mr*. HerraU say? The wliaeee wee interrupted by Mr Bredley, who ?mated to kaow to what point lb la evidence leaded. Jfr iarr.ngtun aald they purpeaad to give e ooover nation tm weea witaaaa aad Mr* Burnett, in the pre aenee of ?he prieoarr, aad whieb eenveteatioa MIittiI ice toatrd* Mr. LIbcoIb bo* md aaid Bg bag heard Ma Nr maiiee toe ?Ha? rati say m John's pmtBM that she would give 006 thousand dollars to My on* who would kill Lincoln, Jotin Suriait was present; doet not recollect bearing any thing mora, except abuse of ths President ; have aot heard uiuth paused af<er that, but occasionally haard abuse; cannot recollect the precise wards; whenever there was a victory wou, I have beard Mr. SurraU say, "Damn the Northern army and the leader thereof ; they ought all to be aent to bell;'* dot* not recollect whether ifur ratt did or did not mention the name of Mr. Lincoln ; do not know who be maaut by the leader of the Northern army; never recollect of bearing Surratt aay that more than once; don't recollect whether tie mother wu then present; when she aaid abe would give ono thousand dollar* there waa no one preoent bat John Barrett. < roso-examlned by Mr. Bradley ? Witaeea carried (bo ?all in February and March, 1803 ; carried a daily mall and delivered it daily at Ssrrattville; it waa in March witness beard the above conversation, do not recoiloal what other conversation occurred; they would always aak me what navre 1 bad; I heard Mm Surratt say ?no would give $1,000 lo any ona who would kill Lin coln ; don't recollect anything else about the conversa tion; 1 never paid mucb attention to what 1 beard In that soetion of the country ; I never mentioned the con venation to any one until about two months ago, when I told my uncle, Wm. J. Watson, who reside* in Prince George county, Md. ; do net recollect what the conver sation waa about when the expression referred to was made; wbea Mrs. Surratt made tbe expression she was in tbe barroom; Joba8urmtt was tbea passing out of tbe room; do not think any one else was prsssnl; was summoned to court bore by s detective; was summoned to come to tbe ooart bouse ; here I was ordered to re port to Mr. Carrlngton, and be told me to come lo tbe witness room; that was yesterday morning; never told any one. except mv uncle and father, what I knew about this matter; I could prove tbe expression used bv Mrs. Burrau was very oomason among tbe people of Prince George county, tod. m " Robert H. Cooper was sworn and examined by Mr. Plereponk Witness is not now in the army; was discharged In Juno, 1886; was in tbe volunteer service from Bavaria. Pa. ; I live there now and am a clerk in a store; entered the army in 1862; was in Capt. Thompson's Independ ent Pennsylvania Battery; in April, 1805, was stationed in Camp Barry, and was a line sergeant; I remember too event of the President's assassination ; on that day I came into town after dress parade at sundown; Camp Barry is about two miles from ford's theatre ; 1 came to town with Sergeant Dye, and went down Pennsylvania avenue, and from tbsre to Ford's heatre; we were on our way to camp and stopped at Ford's theatre ; at tbs theatre Sergeant bye sat dowo on a platform In front of the theatre; 1 do not know whether 1 sat down soy time or not; 1 walked up and down towards F street, and came down on tbe side opposite tbe theatre ana crossed over; w'aen I came to where Dye was sitting 1 spoks to him ; do not recollect speaking to any other person; I observed tbe President's carriage there; tbe driver waa sitting on the carriage, and whHe we were there a uentleman came and looked in tbe rear of the carriage ; the man who looked in the carriage was Souog snd gentlemanly dressed, and that Is sll I retnetn er about him; he was Ave feet nine or tea inohrs high; 1 observed n rough looking man near tbs wall of tbe theatre ; he was not as tall as the one who looked in tbe carriage ; 1 saw a gentleman go Into the drinking room below the theatre. My Pierre pont proposed to show that the man last referred to was John Wilkes Booth. Mr. Bradley objected. Tbe proceedings were here inturrupted by tbe witness being taken by a slight cataleptic flt,towhlob hols subject. Mr. Plerrepont changed the form of the question, and witness said be saw a man going into tbe saloon who was pointed oot to bim; I heard a man come up and call out "Ten minutes past ten I was not In a position to sec the isoe of the man who called tbe time; Sergeant I)ys and I then wont to an oyster saloon ; I can't say that anything particularly excited my suspicion ; at the oyster saloon we called for oysters; before we received the oysters a man caino in and said the President was shot; we a s some of the oysters and started for oemp: while passing out H street a lady raised a window ana asked wOnt was going on down town ; we replied tbs President was shot; shs asked who shot him, and we replied Booth; we then passed on; ths bouse referred to bad blgb steps ; hsve seen a bouse since that looks much like It; It is No. Ml ; ws then passed oat to camp, and on the way mot two policemen. The dtftnce pbjffted to what passed between the wit nelt and poll&Mtn. Cross-examined by Mr. Bradley? WltnsH doss not recollect wbat oyster saloon hs west to: wjiffc tbe man came into the oyster saloon bs said the President was ?bot and Booth had shot blm; It was a short time after the oysters were ordered that the man oame and an nounced tbe killing of tbe President; does not recollect fn what direction from tbe theatre tbe oyster saloon was; no ons reoently pointed out tbe house on B street to witness; was requested to go up tbere and mo If ho ooula Identify the bouse, and did so; reooUectod the house because there was an allsv bsslde it; I think the moon wss shining that night sad ths night was clear- I am as confident of that as I am of anything; who n ths man spoken of called ths time I notloed two or three other poisons, but do not remember them distinctly ; I was not srmed that night; the principal thing we oame to town for that night was to wltnss a torchlight proces sion; did not observe any particular "alignment" of per sons in rrontnf the theatre; sa?OTthsr psrsons besides the ons pointed out go into the rsstaarant By Mr. Alexander (a Juror)? Witness tnrnsd a corner In going after ths oyster*; ths lady who spoke looked out of a second story window, shore tbs steps; shs looked like a middle a#ed lady. By tbe Court? Ths honse Is a thrss story ons. By Mr. Bradley? Ths lady wore her hair plain, sad did not have on a sap. Shs wore no rtnglsts en ths slds of her head. At two o'clock P. M. (he court look a recess until tea o'clock to-morrow SMtalag. NSW JEB8BY DTTBLLIOEHCE. Jemr Cltj. gwMruwi Tbtom op Lkjiob Licnras.? At the Ooa. mon Council msetisg on Tuesdny svsnlng Mayor Oopslll ?eat in bo leas that fifty vstoes to resolstloas granting licensee to liquor dealer*. Eleven of thsse were sus tained The principal objections wsrs want of acoom modatiotMe, fraudulent and fieuuoaa algaaturea, and vending po ise no us trash. Allbobo SwDTDuaa as a Labgi 8cal*.? A Baa named William Reitcher was brought before the Recorder yes terday morning, charged with awtndllng eeveral pereoni under dlreis pretencee. Ha repreaented hlmaelf aa a detective on the staff of Inapector Young, of New York, by whloh he deluded even members of tne police force. At laat ha waa detected by officer McDonoogh, and placed under arrest He wae committed for trial. Tna Poo Dire.? A proclamation waa leeued yeeter day by the Mayer, authorising aay person to kill or Im pound aay dog that nsr be found running at large after the let of July, except such animal be mauled In eecordance with the law. Newark. Arrioawr o.i ma Naw Jsaaar Raiumad? A Wo* aj* Iotamut Killed.? Early yeaterday morning a woman named Mary Yooheee waa run over at the Junction of Broad street and Railroad arcane, by a train on the New Jersey railroad aad instantly killed, her body being horribly mantled and cut in two. It betng charged that a man named Peter Wotson who waa In her com pany at the time of the occurrence, waa guilty of baring pushed her upon the track aad thaa cauaed her violent death, be waa amated by the conductor of the train, aided by citisene, aad taken to the station hnnae. Before tea o'clock rumors of a foul aad dastardly murder baring been committed were current through out the city, and laienaa excitement prevailed la ooassquencs. Wolaoa w a native of Norway, wheace ha emigrated to thia country about rour years age, alaoe which time he has followed navigation for a livelihood, lie had reoently arrived at Philadelphia from Cuba, aad bad taken a New Jereey railroad train for New York oa Tueoday night, but waa ejected therefrom on hie arrival at Elisabeth, not baviag sufficient faada to pay hie far* further. He tfien started on foot for New York aad oa hta wae overtook the woman, aad the two walked to gether to the scene of the accident, where they seated themaelvee upoa oae of the tracks of the road. While thus seated the so lee of aa approaching uala waa heard, and In the excitement the man took hold at her for the parpoee of removii* bar from the track, thinking the train waa raaniag thereon. Unfortunately, the wotnaa fell upon the opposite track, within about tweatyfTeet of the train. Wolaoa then made another laeffccteal attempt to save her, and thaa leaped from the danger wblcb threatened blm. Then followed the arreet. The county Coroner being notified aa laqoeat waa or , dared, and at one o'clock ajury waa nmmoned aad the Isqoeet proceeded with. A number of wltaeeeea were examined, but their testimony only corroboratsd the particular* given above. As aa evidence of the sympathy felt for Wolaoa, who waa present, it may ha slated that James 8mltb, oae of the wttacoeoa, after reoelvlag his witneas fas handed It aver to the ac Basil. At six o'clock the jury retired, aad I msaad lately re tars ad a verdict exonerating Woleoa aad the employee of the road from all blaiae. The aocaaed was accordingly re leased. The deceased bad frequently been brought np on r bargee of vagrancy, aad had only recently been re leaood from the county jail, where sbe had asrvod a short term for tbst offence. Her husband had sot lived with her for soma time. DaowMMG Cass,? A boy samed Edmond Mallen, aged about six yean, was drowned in the Morris oaaal, near the Oaa Works, about balf paat eleven yesterday morn ing. He bad beea told by hie pareats to go directly to school, but he went to bathe, with the result stated. His body wae found eoon after life had departed, and waa conveyed to his fattier * residsnoe, No. B East River street. Tub Piaasoa Cass? J. Lewis Pierson, the young law yer, of this city, whess arrsst for fraadalsatly obtaia lag fuade aad fleeing from ball wm recently aotioed la the Hsralo, was yesterday morning takaa to Treatoa, where he le to put in an appearance before the Supreme Court for the release of his boadamea. Trsataa. Pilot Ooraasraim.? The following gentlemen hers beea appointed by the Governor Commiseionsrs of Pi lotage for the State of New Jersey Charles a Bog*, New Brunswick; Andrew J. Drake. Newark; Peter Meetagar, Kevport, Wm. & Bbrner, Mat tea waa ; Thoe. B Endlcott, May 'a Landing. Ease-no* or a Naw Jail? A meeting of county free holders was held yesterday In ths County Court House, the prior I pel bust urns under discussion being the erec tion of e aew jaH. Ths committee appelated st a pre vious moo Haggle receive plaas sad ?silfiiatlsas wss continued nod resolved aathority to advertise for pro poaaia Tko srsetlsn of n cosamddloaa, ssstre aad healthy prtsoa has Isag beea Igefcsi ms as ? destdsr ?ma ?? this sue THE NATIONAL BANKS OF THE WEST. SPECIAL CSmtfMKNCE Of THE KIALO. 1 How They Are Baa la Indiana? The Wild Cat ! SjMea la Fall Blaat? The Baake Oronlsed aad the Chrealatlaa leeaed la Oae Place, aad the Baalaeea Traaeacted la Aaether? The Qaeetlea ef Baak Taxation? The People af the Weat Aroneed. Indumapoub, Jane 13, 1M7. Next to IlUnela, per tup* Indian* oontaina more deeper ate financial adventurers than any State in Uie Union. It haa long been so, aa shown in the wild oat business of the banks soms yean ago, when atamp-tall currency was apraad broadcaat over the country by concerns wheea headquarters were the town pump aad whoee vaults were not nafrequeatly the breecheepocketa ef the ??directory." With the era of stump- tail frsah in my recollection I expected to find la this State corruption and rottenness of the rankest kind. My researchee have mere than realised my anticipations, and Indiana eanisa off the palm. The same system aa that pursued ia Illinois la prevalent in Iadiaaapoile, the fountain head of all the Span oUI deviltry of the Stale. Many of the banks hare more than one-half their entire capital con stantly floating about 1a finanoial ventures, beexlea a very large part ef government and Individual depoaita, which afford them a fine aource of revenue, and in nu merous Instancea when the government has suddenly drawn upon them for one-tenth of the amount on de posit the banks have not had the funds in their vaults to meet It, and only saved their sredit by obtaining a few bourn' graoa. This state of things was well Illustrated In a Hoeeler city a few weeks aga The treasury drew upon a bank for $40,000 of half a million nearly on deposit. The en tire available funda of the institution, with tbe excep tion of some Interest-bearing notes on the point of ma turing, were oat. The gold interest was a great tempta tion; but the credit of the bank most be maintained. The party presenting the draft waa appealed to for time until they oould borrow; bnt he moat leave on the next train. The cashier was In a quandary ; but tbe Issue must be met? a protest and tbe ioes of the govsrnment deposits or the sacriflce of tbe interest. Tbe latter course was takeo. . The gold tinted paper was paid out and passed from the gaxe of the oaahier like a beautiful dream to the pocket of the government official. TBI TOlVATB AM RATIONAL BANKS. Throughout Wisoonein, Michigan, Illinois and Missouri the private bankers are a unit against tbe national banks, which, they charge, are given advantages that individual corporations do not possess. Aa a matter of oourse they show no disposition to help the nationals out of difficulty whoa they are short. There ia so much antagonism exist ing between tbem that all private bankers are do. tec lives to acent oat the Irregularities of ths officials of the national banks, and consequently they keep them in constant terror. Here In Indiana tbe reverse is the oasa. Nearly all the old wild cat operators are in leagne with the national banks. Many of them own national bank stock, and in some cases are directors, and use tbe rands of tbe institutions at the oounters of their private banka A WILD CAT COKPORATIO.f. There Is in this city an extensive private banking company who, wiabing to reap tbe advents gee of the na tional system aad still carry on private transactions at this commercial centre, resorted to a clever expedient to accomplish their purpoee. They could not oc curs a circulation la Indianapolis, and to "whip the devil round the stump" tbey repaired to the rural town of Franklin, joined some speculators there, oigaaissd a bank, obtained a circulation from Mr. Comptroller Spinner, aad secured oonaideraUe govern ment deposits. Tbey have aa offloe in Prank 1 la, where a "blind" boslnses la traasaoted ; bnt the deposlta are ahipped to Indianapolis, where the entire business of loans aad discounts Is conducted; and the depoelta are eonstaatly being paid out ever their counters in every day apecalattona. There are several similar casss that alight be lastanoart as proof of the oorraptfon that per vades the system. Oae at the Indians polls national banka, with a capital of half a mtllioa, was established by two private banks, whiofa are still clossly allied with it, aad constantly employ the resources of tbe national baak at the oounters ef their private Institutions. a aoaoamoR to sacaanaT M'otnxora. Secretary McCulloch la m doubt deeply intereeted la tbe laooeee of bla pat achaaaa of haaklac, but he la ao far removed from tbe Weet that he baa ao opportunity af learning of hlo own kaowledge of tba aocceoa or aoa eaeeaaa af iho ayoloaa. Ha la weighed doya with a maltipliorty cf oaree, ia4 I would nrpat tbat ha eh tata a iejfre af aboeooe aad vMt hie aid bom* la tba Hooatar State, wbara he will bad mora oerruptloa tbaa arar ex toted uadar tba old wild cat rdglaae, tbat made tba Stale ao ootoriooa. UXI TAXATION. Tba queetion af baak laxatllon at tha praaaat moment la attracting mnoh attention la tbo State, aad tha p?aple generally are load la tbatr ooodomnailoa af tba lav that permlla thaaa hug a moaajrad monopoliaa to laraM tbalr capital in non-taxable government eecuritiee. An lndlaaapolia paper baa recently produced aoma nbla arti claa azpoaing tbta groat Injoatlce, whteb haa alarmed tba moaopaliata aad oallad out Mr. Kngllab la defence of tbo eyetem, who In a labored adort complained af tbo anormoua burden* of the banka and endeavored to make a good abowtng for them. Tba paper In q neat; on ra ta raed to the taaue, aad with tha argument of Oguree tboa deaaollabaa Mr. Eagliah'a p<wlUon, aaoe Iba publi cation of which Mr. Engflab haa retired from tbo cooteat la diaguat. The paper referred to aaya Tba Flrat National Baak of tkla any deposited Ita entire capital with the Comptroller of Currency, and rewired therefor $440.0UU In dreuiBUng notes. Tka Baak lew permHi tha banka to charge upon loana tba rata of interaat allowed by tba Stales in which they are located. Indiana allow* ten >er cant Interaat 80 tha aaaa will ataad thus with tbe Flrat per cant r National ? Interest 0 _ ? ? . _ ? ? Taiee eu $000,000 at 4 per rent 00,000 Interest on circulating notes, $400,000, at 10 par aoal $46,000 tTir Oaln by tbe bank gM.nrvt Ho tbat when tbe burdena and privileges of iba n .I10n.1l banki are taken Into consideration. tha advintagea are largely In favor or the banks. a><oui five par sent upon their capital. Rut let us unalrie tht? bank taxation a little so a> to uuileniuiid tbe ' enormous" burdens to wtiieh thev are subjects. And we will uke tbe Flrat National again tor Illustration. giving tba main itema:? Tax on capital, $J per thousand on $8<*i Oig $1,000 Tax on circulation, 1 par earn on fMQUW 4,088 Tax on deposits, half of 00a per cent on Individual de? poalta. aay$L7IM00 $,710 Tax on $800,000, Mtate and oouoty, aar one and one. fourth par cent 0,000 Total ~ $a0.40? Wa have not the la?t report or tbe Klrat National to rerer to. but we will take the report of April 4, 18*, to ahew the amount or meana it controls upon that tax;? Notes aad bitla discounted $474 M$ Due from banka ana benkere 33* 744 Due from United States depoaMevy at < Ineloaatl. . . 110,000 Called Htates bonds depoelted with Treasurer of United Mates ???????? 010,60$ Called M taiee bonds sad other United Mateo aeeurl ties '. >10,700 Remiitantea. Indiana bonds, city orders aad eaak Hans 04.A73 Furniture and expeaae eo^ouaia 0,10$ Lawful money of the United Btaiea? - "pecle , Compound Interest notoe Legal leader aad national aotaa T17 I ? ? !W7 Taxes far eU maatba aaly ....... 4.70$ rnu f oregolni items there are about one a hundred ihoasend dollara, upon wktek tbe baak U reserv ing Interaat, aad yet It only pays this year about $30 000 taiea, aooordtag to IU own showing or adalaaion. If tbta amount of gi.ooo.ono waainvnetad In lax paying ee> euriuee? aeiee, mortgagee, goods, lota or leneaaeale, located in this citv, and yielding no mora groat interaat, the taxee would amount ta about threefold more, le thli difference In taxation luetf Tbe First National haa an exactitude In tbe maaaaemedt of im buaaeee which la aomeabal remark, able. Oa looking over Ma eOeial returaa we $ad the feUewlag ataiamanta of Ma predta.? TVaaalliM PM? ? ? 1 j, i m Pi 04g Proftte over litldenda declared to M Dividends declared le November 10. 1000 .900, 04$ Am i,3 ProOta over dlrldaada deetorod to Mar 10, 1$07 0 3O3 mil Total..: rnrr $*.?o Bear a baak abowtng traamilliaa eeml-ennoalty of near $S,OUOtOOO can make preeiaely iba same profits is a Oaanrtal wander, and wa give ita own ggurea. Profeaeov Hosa, with neooy la maihemaUaaT aatenna, eouid net make a .feet demonstration. Ill* Jual aa simple aa two add two make four. Themeoegavef tbat laatltution akeutd at nee be t ran af erred to tbe -j?ai$iaiiii1 of tba national wwiT to nana emu an 1 bare eoa reread witbjnaay af tha moot latalllgaat commercial 1 not la aa of tba Waat, aad, aaaonc iboae who a re pecuniarily la tka haaka, tbare la a otaga In deaoaaatag tbe ayatam oa a diagram ta lar uaaalmity la Ian ealigh toned government, who permit theee infamoua Imoaopoilae to aacape laxattoa at a time whoa tbo flnaa leial aiThira of tbo oeoatry are la a very erlt leal oondlUoa, I aad tba baaka to pooket yearly eighteen mllllona of dot. linn, which should go townrdo peyh? off tbe nntlonal I debt aad reduelag the tasea of Um peapl* Tha anlrer laal cry la.? "Oire na greenhaeka Sweep the national I beak etinaa op eat or axial an oe aad giro aa legal leader* I Withdraw tbia national traab, aad with I to aabatltatloa I bay ap aad retire Interaat bearing boada Wo would I bare a nnUonal nurraaoy mora ogHdbaMp to Ike aaaaaaa lead $10,000,000 or $20,000,000. now glraa ao a aoptotbo Ifuado of tba gorerament, woald ba added to tbo aoaeto I of tbo Traaaary." Thia 1$ tba war WNrybodf talk* I Indeed. In the Wool tbe queotion already heal no to par I take of a nntwaal charaeter, aad were Chief Jaeltoe I Cbaoo to nraeoat lib 10 pet of thOMof individuals were not Subsequent lovestlsa tione have convinced me of error in thla particular. The deposit* or tbe government are not eeoured to any great extent. In nearly every bank of depoeit In tbe Weal the deposits largely exoeed the amount of bonda de Rted with the government to tenure thta item, and > convinced that I do not exaggerate when I My that at thla moment there are fully $30,000,000 of gov ernment deposits in the national bantu of tula country that are not secured by one cent, Thla, 1 a* aware, ib a startling declarafon ; but if the government will take the trouble te probe the interior ooaditloa of the bank*, aa I have done, they will find thla state of thlnga, and laarn that many of their officer! receive from three to Ave per cent upon tbe depoaita made in these rattan in stitution#. It seems almost Impossible that the facta are not known at Waablagton, thai the funds of the gov ernment are being constantly employed la questionable venture* Surely "there is something rott en In Den mark." INTERESTING POLICE TRIALS. Chief Detective Yeung Charted with preper Csadset. The Police Commiaatoneia mat yeeterday at two o'clock for the purpoaa of investigating charges of im proper conduct preferred against Chief Young and offloer /oh a Ooyle, both of the Deteetivo Police Department. Tbe following evtdeuoe was taken J. U. Collins, sworn? 1 reside at 41 Crosby street: am a dealer in butter and cheese; in September, 1866, I re turned from Richmond, Virginia, where I acted in the capacity of sutler to tbe One Hundred and JTllty-elghth New York; I waa In partnership with Michael B. Cllne; shortly after I came back Cline and 1 visited in East Broadway one Sunday afternoon; while returning to oar bearding houae, 107 Waverley place, we stepped la a houae at 011 Broadway and fell iu company with a man by the name of J. Good man Baker; wo then all three proceeded up Broadway ; he Induced us to so in the store of Blank man k Murphy, near the Southern Hotel, and there we had something to drink, for which Cllne paid ; Cllne at the time had in hia pooketbook two checks, ono to tbe amount of $600, which belonged to me, and which wan drawn on the Bank of the Republlo, and the other for $1,800, owned jointly by Cllne and myself, and drawn on the Citizens' Bank; he bad also $1,600 in money, greenbacks; after going out of the store of BUnktnan L Murphy, we engaged a carnage and went up Broadway as tfir as Twenty-fifth street, and down again as far aa Eighth street to the Sinclair Boose; we stopped there and d la missed the carriage, and daring the time we were at that corner Baser called Cllne aside, and almost imme diately after, both Baker aud Cllne disappeared; I looked for CUne at the Southern Hotel, at tbe storo of Biankman & Murphy, but could not Qnd him; 1 then returned to our boarding hooae, but Cline did not come homo; the next morning 1 stopped payment of the checks at the banks; Cllne came home at one o'clock, relieved o f all his money; Cllne and I then proceeded to tbe Fifteenth precinct station and made a report to the officer In charge; we first, however, want |p Biankman h Murphy, and found that they knew something of Baker; they said they thought be lived in Roelyn place; we went there and found that a man answering to the description of Baker had been living there, but bad left that very morning, stating that he had received a telegraphic message calling him. out of the city; Cline made the report at the Futeenth pre cinct; we saw there a detective named Harker, con nected with that precinct, but be did not succeed in recovering our money ; we than reported oar loss at Polioe headquarters; Cllne made the re port. and I accompanied him ; the chief officer said be wonld do all be conld; 1 remained outalde the door while Cllne transacted all tba busineas; In about ten or twelve days we ran out of money, and could not pay our board ; we were unable to draw thla money at the bank, because we ware strangers, and conld net gel the necessary In demnity certificates; iu about ten days Cllue called in again at Polloe headquarters to see tba detective who bad the matter in charge; 1 staid out in the hallway; wben Cllne came out he waa accompanied by an officer who had tba checka ia bia poaaeaaion; Cime aaid he had gone in, and had been told at first that tbe cbecka could not be found, bat that If a reward were offered they might be; Cline then aaid be would pay $200, and tbe offloer at once produced the oherks; Cllne, tbe offloer and 1 proceeded to the banka, by whom the checks were payable, aft drew the money on tbem; as soon an we drew the money the offloer waa paid $900; ten day a after this I received a notice to appear at Jefferson Market, as Baker had been ar reeled and 1 waa needed aa a witneaa against blm; I went there and saw the man who had robbed Cline; the caee wax, however, post poned end never came on for trial ; 1 met Baker after wards walking along Broadway; U was reprea anted te aa aa tba reason for his not being tried that there waa a requisition for hia frees the State of New Jersey. Croae-examtned? 1 made the affidavit In relation U this matter recently published In a newspaper of thla city; I made It at the requeat of n re porter; I forget the name of that gentle nun; the reporter drew up the affidavit; ha found me oat through my lawyer, Mr. Porter; he called on me two or three ttmee In referenoe to the matter: I told him I had aa objeotioatto giving the Information he deal red; I paid nothing to ffltve it publiahed; 1 gave the affidavit to him at No. 4 Wall street; he draw it up In pencil for see, and then we went te a notary public In Chatham street, and 1 signed a fair copy ; I know a gen tleman by tba name of t bailee Gallagher; I do net know that ha made any claim on the moneys loet by Cllne on the ground that they were tbe proceeds of goods obtained from him by Cllne on fraudulent pre tences; the cbecka were payable, oao for $690 to my order, and tbe ether for $l,aoo, to the order or Cllne h puinna: wa both endorsed the latter, and I alone endomd Um former whoa they ?? paid:! we bad baea km mm "tM we eaoonnieredl Baker; during Out UmIIm4M>* At. hundred doU or ohock la ouetody. *n? Cllne took care of the other; J ??fee efceek for 1? huadred dollar* to bla mi U* morning of ik? Bandar oa which be loM it, forafe log ; I beard of CtlM Mac WWH oa a charge m. fa/red agaiaet him by Gallagher; that *ae after tka tail of tha money; I never beard that Cllae got oat of ha ?crape wtth Gallagher by aaatgnlag ever to btaa aU claim la anj money that might b* racoTarad from Baker; Cllne la aow, I think, la Brownevllie, Texae; I have not haard of klm far aoma Una; 1 toM ?omebody, detective Barkar, I think, that I thought ha mnat bo daad; that waa after I made tbta amoavlt ; I am not poaltlve that ha a either do?d or alive; I bar* never beard of him ainoe November, IMS ; I made uaeaf CUna'a Bam* ia this affidavit without waiting to aak Cllne* permiaeioa, I did aot Intend, la making thia etatemem, to take advantage of a daad man and make aaa Of bla aama ; I bad no raaeun for Maying outside when Cllne went In to aoa the detective ; 1 atayed ontwde becauae I bad eonfidenoo la the man; Cllne claimed to be able to apeak better than I could , 1 accom panied the officer ana Cllae Into the bank ; the officer looked like Mr. Coyle; he waa aa large, aa flaehy, bat I could not aay about hia beard; I waa perfectly ?obrr them; Clin* took up the B?ooey, counted it, and then hauded $2wo to tha offioar; tbe detective told (he people at tbe bank that it waa all right, bat I do not know that in* detective waa a*nt with ua to vouch for our being the right partiae , 1 aay hav* baard Clin* offer $400 reward for tha recovery of hia money, bat k* never ptibllelied any offer of that nature; bo filled 1a getting the boud of indemnity from hia friend* ia Mil waukee, tbe banka uaually demand double the amount to bo paid ; we might nave procured U>* n*c*aaary bonda In New York In a raw weeks. Ooee-examined by Oommiaaioner Acton? I did not nee Captain Young in tbia ca?e at all ; 1 have baard all about the tran*ectiou from (line. Tbie waa the only witneea for the prowenttan. The following evidence was offered (or tbe defence:? Detective Coy le te*tll)ed aa follow* ? I raid* at 30% W**t *orty -eigUtii street; bava been a member of tbe Vetropolttan police lor seven years, and have been a detective for thr**; 1 aaw thia snaa Cllae, who ia spoken of b?re, about September 1804; ha oalied at tbe office in reference to tbe loaa of tbi* properly ; he saw me there: h* cam* ia the morning, and aaid ha bad beea robbed tbe night b*foreoo Broadway; I told him to all down uatil Captain Youag or tbetierk earn* in, and that th*y would tak* hi* report; when the (lark came in be amde bla report; he than turned round and aid. "I will gtve yon MOO, if you will recover that for m*; I made exer tloa* to recover tb* property, bat waa anaaoceaa fal; 1 understood Cllne to aay that the whole property ke longed to bnanlf; I Brat baard of Mr. Col lin* In tb* matter a wa*k ago; I did aot accompany them lo tbe bank ; 1 think H waa Mr. Radford ; Cllne came la aa* day la October, about one o'clock ; Captain Young aald to him, "We have reoovered tboee paper* for you ;~ "Very well, all right," rephed be; he thea added, "Oaptaia Young, I have apent a good deal of money and oaanot afford to gtr* $400 reward ;" Captain Young ?aid, "Very well, pay what yoa like," and than told Bedford to go lato the property office and gat the paper*; Clin* tb?a aaid, "I hav* not got aay money with ma, but if you will aaad aa offioer with mo to tbe bank I will pay him tbe tSOO there ;" Bedford aad Cliae than went away together. Detective Radford teetlflad aa follow*:? I raalde at 140 Weal Twenty-aaooad atreet ; bava bean a member of the polio* in tki* dlatrtet for nlnetaaa yean; aaw Cllae la reference to tbia Ion about the month of September, 18M; aaw hia, I think, Iwiee, ha thea aaid b* bad loet $3,600 la mosey, bat attar that ha reduced the amount be gave a daecriptton of tbe party *u*p*ct*d a faaaral police Item ; be aaid be did not expect lo get the greenback*, bat bewtahed to get the obeeka; h* **w Mr. Ooyl* before be aaw ma; I I reoovered tbeea oertlflcatea of depoalt; tkev came in to me at Felloe Headquarter*, In an *nv*lope ; before I received that earolopo I kad a ooavereatloa with a maa named Sale, who need to bang aroand Hoae toa atreet; I believe Male la aow eoaaeeted with tbe Beeret Service Depai tment ; bat I do aot kaew if Hale aaked me if there waa nay reward far tboee paper*: I replied that Cllne bad i>nl $400 for them, aad thai if be reoovered thea ha ahoatd bar* $300; lv* or ax daye ?r that I received thea; I have ao knowledge of bow packet arrived ; Oaptaia Youag thea took obarge of them, and haaded thea to the Property Clerk ; my ob ject la going M tha beak wee partly bseaua Cllne aaked ae to do aa ta aaiiafy tbe taak thai ha wm the right party; l aa troubled MlghUy with deaf ocoa, bat iMaird part of what aaa K between COptaia Young aad Cllae ; a tha oleea of the eoaviaallaa Cllae aaid he aboald waat *oaebedy to identify bla at the beak; Ihadtaahaw ay Meld aad leave ay aaaa be fore the people at the beak were aatleOed ; I got per aiatfoa to keep $10$ of the aaaoua* paid bm, aad Rale gat tbe other; there waa ao attempt t* ooeree tbe pay aeat of a reward rroa Oltae by taptaln Yoaag ar any of oai a few day* after cllae got the aoaey a aaa aaaad (Ml I eg bar oaroe to tbe office aad aaked about hia; wkea I a formed of Ike partionlare of tb* e*ee he aid h* wished ha bad oaUed two or three day* earlier, aa the aoaey wea tb* reauN of aom* good* which Clin* bad taMdalooil/ obtained from bla in Virginia! wa ?rraWid Cllne efWrwarda, bat he waa cleared en a babeaa oorpua. Detective Keleo? I got $46 of ibe $100 received by Radford; Ua wed half Ike aoaey, lea the aanal tea per teet.aed tha Onto bed alwara aeocaed to be Uie ooly I I 111 bed no iDUrea In the laleodeoed Baker to Cot dm; Cllne bad, however. Intaodened Barker [aad atd that he owed ike latur $100. ?mamnuMtl the* Mw had beat *? befW* hta ea aeharge prefer led by CMae- bat *a the ertdeaee wee week. aad tkere waa a aha^a* agaaat Ma k Mf jg? Ik wkt*k tk* a M attM gwaa? a, be *M rendered upon a requisition from the Governor of Now Jersey. Captain Jourdaa taatifled that tbo usual percentage P?ld for recovering largo nuouuii, while it rariad from Un to Oft* per oast, >u usually twenty-five per cent ; bo tbouabi $auo b f so means * high reward for reooverlng f>etectlvs Farley testified that be had arrested Cllna oa a charge preferred agalaet him b j Gallagher of ?win Oil a*. The property dork at Polloo headquarter* teatifled that Captain Young, according to the record, waa ab aent In Hoe ton during moat of tbe time (beae transac tions took place. Tbe couniel, In summing up for tbe defence. said that be *u very norrjr to aee that a newspaper of tbla city bad aee it flt to publiah ao flimsy an "affidavit" aa that of the complainant, and that be bad no doubt but that Its responsible editor must bare been wholly Igno rant of the facta in the oaae, or bo would bare never allowed its publication. It waa a very sinall business on anybody's part to try and throw obloquy upon ao efficient a body of men aa tbe detect Ives or We present lorce, wbo were ell that waa wanted and were equal to any we ever bad. It waa only nocaaaary to look at tbe reoorda ol tbe dally preaa to see that tbla efficiency was a reoognixed fact, and it waa evident when thieves and robbers ware working to undermine lb era that they were Indeed obetaclee in tbe way of bad men's evil de al gna. tommmsioner Acton aaid be would reaerve a deci sion until there waa a fuil board of the Police Commis sioners. Policemen Their Muscle. The Police Commiabionera bold their regular weekly meeting yeaterdny. el which ninety patrolmen were tried for alleged violation of polloo rulea and regula tions. There were no oltlsen casee of any Importance, with but one exception. On the 7th of Juno Captain Do Camp waa at tbe Faablon Course with fifty men, wbo were eent there to do spe cial duty. Tbe captain waa quietly ruminating an the prospects of tbe race In the afternoon when a deputy sheriff oame up to him and gave him tbe cheerful in formation that at the old entranoe of the track two policemen were entertaining a crowd by pummelling each other In true pugilistic style. Tbe captain lmm? dlately aent several policemen to acene of the tbe occur rence. About hair way over tba course they met sev eral officers going towards the main stand with two patrolmen In tbeir custody. The prisoners "were very boisterous, used very improper language, and were bleeding.'' It appears that Patrick T. Hessian, one of tbe defendants, waa going about saying be bad a certain sum of money bo waa ready to bet on tbe reault or the races, and that Jsmes H. Tuliy, tba other derendani, be gan to indulge in a row complimentary remarks regard ing tbe fact of n policeman's being able to bet any amount on anything, when Heasian took offenoe and a fight ensued in wbiob the batona were pretty thoroughly tested on each other's heads. The evidence went to show that both men were more or lsas Intoxicated, and accord ing to a witness, one of the officers waa "crying drunk"? whatever that may mean. THE CHURCH Of THE IESUMCCTHHI. I. avian of (he Corner Stone Yesterday. The corner atone of the Protestant Episcopal Church of the Resurrection, to bo ereoted on tbo aorner of Forty-seventh street and Madiaon avenue, waa laid with appropriate ceremonies at four o'clock ysaterday afternoon. The congregation for whom tbla now edifloe is about to be built was organlxed in 1861 by tha Rev. EL O. Klagg, who still officiatea M lie rector. Tbe pa rishioners first worshipped In n small church In Thirty firth street, near the Sixth avenue ; bat their numbers inoreaaod ao rapidly that by tha fell of 1803 greater ac commodntlona bad to be procured, and slnoe then their raligl oua services bava been held In a largo hall rented for the purpose. Tbe small church waa aold last year, and tbo plot of ground corner of Madiaon avenue and Forty-aeventh street purchased from the primes da. Tne new building will front on Madiaon avenue. Its architectural deeiga will be Gothic, and lta ground di mensions fifty-three feet wide by alxty-nlne feet In length. The in arior will have a nave and alalae and a chancel, the latter to be eighteen by twenty-Mx feet. Tbe nave will be divided from the atslee by areadee of five arc bee, reeling on red sandatoae columns, with cape of Ohio stone ; and the outer walla wiU be of Klpp'a Bay atone,' with dreeelngs of tooled Newark stone. The roof will be open, of framed timber, atalned and oiled. The building is intended to seat six hundred persona. There will be a tower and spire on tba north weet oorner of tba edifloe, and It la intended hereafter to build a achool hooae and a rectory on tba ground adjoining tba east aide of tbe churob. Tbe coot Of tbe oburcb building will be $34,600. Mr. Cbarlea 0. Height la tba archi tect of the new edifloe, and tba oontraoton are? Mr. Walter Jonea for tbe mneotry and Mr. John for tbe carpenter work. Tbe Rev. Mr. Flagg laid tba earner atone, aoyadlag ta tha naual formula, and delivered a abort dlaoourse ap propriate ta and descriptive of tba oeremonial, after which tbe aaaamblage waa dlamlsaad with tbe boned lo tion. In thf atone ware deposited a oopy of tha Naw Tons Hmulo and other dally paper*, together with a number of religioua Journals, a photograph of the church building, with a written deaerlpUpn of Ik the namea of tbo wardena and vaatryman of me pariah, of tbe bUhop of the dloceee. a medal of the pronooea Waah ingtee asan? si, a madaHlou of the lata General Win field Scott, apeetaaena of Ameciona coin of vartone datea, and of fractional ourraaoy, and also apeotmena ef Ger man, French, Mexiean, Canadian and other oolna. It la propooed to carry toward the work an tba naw edifloe as speedily aepoasMa, an that Ma sasa pis Hun and iaO cation mny be looked to at aa early day. WEMCLL PHILLIPS' CALL FN A JILT KSSWft IF rtlTBTtt [Pnb tbe Anti-Slavery Standard.] We an glad to sso the press, la aom* Influential quar ters, waking up to tbe necessity of an ntn session of Congress In Jul/. The moat vigilant Mmbtri of Con grsss are, wo know, In favor of It, aad all Um algoa of the Umaa Show bow IndlapiMa a Mo It la In preeont circumstances Congraaa la tho grant polloo possr af Um govsramsnt. Ai an Influential Senator says, "Congraaa la iimImi In equal to n doaan major generals. Had Congress baan sitting Jodga Keiiey would never have baan aaaonlied Tn II obi la. " At praaaat the Preoldent, ovenwvd by tba faar of n Jnir aaaalon, raatnraa on no opan dernon at ration agnlaat Um Mlliury Reoonatroction not. What hla underhand eftorto ara wo oan anally Judge from tba tono of ht* friend* and their etrnggloe to thwart It It will ba raoollactad that OoogreM ordered a aaaalon In Jaly, and ona will taka plaoa nnlaaa ao many abeent themaelve* ao to leeve no quorum. How, lot no quom tn appear ? lat Mr. Johnaon aaa auch Indifference on tba port of Oongraon and aaoh mat In hlmaolf aa will laad its mambara M aUy at homa? and wo ahall boob bare auob ex*cutlv* inMrfaranoe at tbo South aa will ssb> atanttally dafaot tbo wholo policy of tho Military net. No intelligent man can doubt aa to tho dlapoaition of tha l'raaldanf. Tha Instancss of hla InMrfsnnce hitherto, tba opinion* of tba Attorney Oenenl, furnlahad to order, and intended aa tha beal* of fatura operation* ? all clearly domoMiveM where Mr. Johnaon 'a boart la Ikmbtieo* even theoo Indication* of bin real wlah would hare been withheld, an.1 tho North kept wholly In the dark, had tbla been poaalbla ; but It wan neceaaary to give hi* frlenda North and South, *ome Clue to bla plan; otberwtae thev might ao rally oo-operate with Military reconstruction and bo ao far oommittod to It ao to make retreat difficult, If not Impoeeible. Wo are far from regarding the Military act aa perfect, or a finality. Exoept aa a gala sad pledge of future Mill more stringent action, wo deplored no pa wage. If oor oh) eel were only M prolong the confualon and ombarraos tbo republican party, wo ebould rajoloe In the pootponem^nt of a eeoatoo, a a re that, la Uiat long Dee moniaa' monopoly of power, the President would play aach trick* before high heaven aad the people, a* would bring their ropreeentaiivoo together In December in each mood of poidUro and angry radi calism ao tbo nation baa not yet aeon. ' Let Mr. Johnaon remove General Sheridan, and he doubloa the cbaneee of conleoatloa, forty acre* for each laborer, and a conetltuUooal amendment securing suf frage and universal ednoatlon. JeObrson Davis wrote Lincoln * proclamation of emancipation Southern arm lee forced the anti -slavery amendment on the government. CoegrsM may aeei in Jnly aad complete lie own meonnre, "hiving up wis dom ' aa oven* after avent shows Ita de fecta; or numbers may deoert their places, bo recreant to duty, nod tempt Executive vinieooe and neurpatlnn until ao indignant people force them book to their places with orders to eweop the South, like a threohlng Hour, clean of everything which lifu Its bend above the one dead-level of unqueetlonlag cab mini Ion to tho sword of the eonqueror. Tbe mend of the South, who longs that she may hsvs rest; the bnslneso man, walling' anxloaaly for quiet waters, that bo may spread his snlls, tbo patriot who dreads any prolongation of tbla critical sum of natlensl again ? are all pleader* with < ongreao that it a**?rabl* aad wntch tin own work. Lot not lookers-on *n*eringiy "goeos" that we iboald have an extra seonon ir mem ber* wera paid by tbo day; bnl, paid n aalary by tbo year, they mind their own private affair*, and let the nation mgger on under Ms burden of a traitor bead. Tbe people will now oarefully who report them aolvee at the Capitol on Jaly 4, aad tber will bold tbe akoent to atrial nooount. Lot oo member hope tor merry who baulks oa There Is no Mrvisg by aubetitoM In this warfara Congrena can delegate lie powero to no deputy. Tho gnat council of the sstlon nt all timse, aad now Its grant polios power. It cannot oafOlv eerr-e dor the government Into any hands. Charge the delay. Um petti and tan blood of tbe next foer ream, to tbe loiterers nt home, If their aboence dsfeate the session in July. _ Tho Prentdenllal elertlen grows nenrar nnd neanr. Tho two graat partlea In the game en Andnw Johnaon aad tho ropoblloeaa Tbe democntn (tend nalde, biding tboir time ; to submit la (Hsnos If tbe rapnblioono know the board for a clean can chansa. Job neon ems not for him Mai known traitor. At tbo interval iTiihili the Pnetdent grows mon argent. Hie mocsss lien la deflating Coogreee at the South. The summer sf IMfi will be nponted If he boo Wash ington to hlMoetf fa* Jo ir * December. How nmr that mletake of IM6 brought us M grave d Mooter wo ?!) know, (very Onngreesmae knows tbli, sad will b? bsld nepoanlble for conduct befitting snob knowledge Then m e negligence ao groes that U>e law doom* it oonivnienl to dlehoneety. Any member a# Oeaqam who, with tho expert eaoe of liM behind bint, expAao n* te another soch onmmor wfll bo guilty of that "gross their ope ot tun I W, dldato If, by any < Mlf. bat ftr some sssilgoooe," wMon the Boom lowren doflao aa "the sot xnooing what all men know." We hold every loi terer M home who prevenM s Jofy sesMoa gellty of that 55, .... ? ? t? *?? ueeuitMif. OnNMaan, Jane ||, 1MT. , JffSJSt mttmVJSXSimSiZLi CITY INTELLIGENCE, Tu Bo Ana o* Aeon. ?A meeting or tha Boara <n Audit tu held it aoon yeaterday, Comptroller Con nolly, ex- Judge Bonney And ex-8upervisor Stewart being present. Judga Bonney said that in conae<iuance of the recent heavy raloa Attorney (Joneral Martlndue and Chaunoey M. Dapew war* unable to be present, au,i u u waa dosiiablo that a full board abouia act on such mat ters aa might come before them, a motion to adjourn until noon to-day waa carried. Rsunos or thb Socbatlan Soonrr or Wmhimitor Hbiuhts.? The Socraiian Society of Washington lltlghta, oompoaed of the former pupila of Mr. 0. Miller s High School, gave a grand ball and aupper at their rooma in In wood, on Tuesday evening last, It being the eeventh anniveraary of the organization of that aooiety. Invita tion* were extended to upward* of three hundred of the leading citizens of that historic region, nearly all of whom were present. After enjoying the pleaanrse of the dance, the company aat down to a sumptuous dinner, at whioh Mr. Hoseu B. Perkins presided, who. after making aorae eloquent remark* apposite to the ocoaelon, introduced Mr. Miller, who gave an intereating and graphic account of Uie aociety rom us organisation to tna present lime. Remark* were made by Mr. A. L. Thorapaon, fchermerhorn and others. The ladles of tba neighborhood were out in full force, appearing highly gratified with the evening's entertaiurnont. Ubahicab School Exhibit-to* The annual exhibition of the University Grammar School of the city of Maw York took plaoe yesterday morning in the Univeraity chapel. The building waa crowded with the friends and relative* of the pupils, and the axerciaea were of an un aually Intereating nature. They comprised musical ae lectlona from celebrated opera*, declamatlona, reciU tiona and other* ol a similar nature. At the clone' uf tha axerciaea the priaea were diatributed by the Chancellor of the Univoraity, and tha proceedlnge conoiudtd with the benediction. ArroiMTMBifT or a Policb Sbboeaht Roundaman Chriatle, of the Sixteenth precinct polica (Captain Wil liamson's), waa yeaterday appointed a sergeant of polica, to fill the vacancy occasioned by the death of the lata Sergeant Wtbb. Sergeant Christie waa informed of hla promotion in tha open police court room at headquarters by Mr. Acton, who told him that aa me Board bad ap pointed him sergeant on his own morita it expected him to be a* fiUclent In his now as be bad always been In his old posliioB. Thia oompliment was well doserved by the recipient, who waa coasidferad the beat rounda man in the police force up to the data of hia promotion. Sals or Govssjomst Vbsssls.? The* United States au thorities are gradually dlapoalng of tha few remaining idle vessel* In their poaseaslon. Yesterday Messrs. Law rence k Foulkea, by direction of the Secretary of the Treasury, disposed of two additional steamers at auction. They brought satisfactory prices, and their purchasers are well known members or the mercantile community. The veaaels sold were the Kankakee and Ashuelol. They brought respectively 929,000 and $28,800, the buyers being Mr. J. a fuller and Messrs. Wetmore k Cryder. Tho Kewanee, put la at the aame time, waa bid In at <20,000. Saj-cti sr Frkxch Stkahsrs.? Shortly before four o'clock yeaterday a salute waa fired from the French steam frigate Rlbourt, which had Just arrived from Martinique, which was returned by the French line- of battle ship Jean Bart and Admiral Fan-agut's flagship, tha Franklin. Found in thb Watxb. ? Officer Logan, of the Twenty alxth precinct, yeaterday found tha body of an un known man floating in tha dock, foot of Dey street, North river. An inquest waa held over the remains by Coroner Schlrmer, and the Jury rendered a verdict of death by drowning. By order ef Coroner Schlrmer the body waa taken to tho Morgue for laefcUAoatioa. Hatchway AociDssra? John Atkinson, aa employ* of Oeerge Bliss k Co., of Ma 103 Worth street, aootdeafc ally fall through the batahway yesterday aad matured hla arm. Also John Halley. while at work yesterday at No. 1 Beaver atreet, fell down the hatohway, reoelvlng a oompound fracture of tho thigh, breaking hla arm and alao being aeverely internally injured. Both the above were oonveyed to the Mew York Hospital for surgloal treatmeak Savors Aocmsarr.? Martta O'Rorke, a resident of White Plains, M. Y.t had one of his feet so severely cot yesterday by tha aocideatal throwing of a pleeeof broken earthera pitcher by ? boy, that U was fooad aa oeaaarr to have him removed to the New York He* pUaL Waa h OamrwiCB 9r*s*r.? On Tuesday alght at aboat tea o'clock, ? fire took plaoe la the drag store o| David L. Hawkins, at Ma SM Oreenwlch street The firemen were very prompt, aad with oae wall directed stream put out the fira lie damage deaa W tho stock amounts to about $800; insured for 12,600 la theM? Nicholas Insnraaoe Oompaav. It la said there was same kiad ef aa axploeloa, but how It was oanead la a mye tary at proaek Tha Fir* Marshal to lavemigatiDf tho MAID OF FIKCOaWSSIOIERt The Board of ftro OommlaaloBatB held (Mr 1 weekly nrtro j eater day morning, Oi?i I 1 ideal, la the chair. Tht Committee 0* Sapptleo npoiUd the adoption ?r ? circular oonataHng of Imd rogulatioao to ho mfnroad as and altar Um lat day of Jaly next, aoaaarafg the di. pant Md maaaer of hoopla* lavoaiortoe of tbe property Nwjln la the deportmeal. Tho Commute a oa Bnlldlnge reported IkM M ws. pUuoanllfe ika Inetruotleno of tko Bo? d iheyha* mado tnveeUgeUona lalo tko oondlUon of Iko knltdlBpn occupied by the eppnralao, and that tko dlalrlot engi noon had mada ra porta ooaooralag tho oondltton of tko bulidtnge In thotr reepeotlve dletrlcta, and that they (tko oomasUttoo) had laatraotod tbom to hare nude Book ??chancer aa ware neoeaaary to make tkam more ooove A raeahMlon Inetructing tbo Chief Engineer to haro placed oa eooh engine and loader o boll alaallar to tko one now uood by Koglue No. 20, and aloo on each hook and ladder track a gong atallar to tbo oaa now uaed on Hook and ladder no. 5, waa adopted. A reeolutlon waa offered by Comza leoleotor Wauoo dt> reeling the Chief Engineer to report M tko Board tbo samea of tboee privatee la the department wbo hare C formed meriiortoua aerrlco, la order that Umt may ?elected to fill Ike vnoauclee of offloee aow aatoUkg Ml tho department. The lol lowing report In the Harrlaon areon eeo* waaro> ce Wad frm Fire Mantel Baker, and waa i ikrrU to (ommleaioner Wilson ? To ran Hon. Bomb or Fnta Ooamanomaa Oiwfunct? My recent Inveetlgntlona lalo tko orlgla of Area la oettoa etorage atorea bare elicited aoaao re markable developmonta which 1 doom proper to lay before yon. Before touching on tbo maa age meat of atorage I will explain tbe way I underatand oottoa goee in warebouoea A cargo of cotton arrirea at the dock and aa aoon aa poaeible It la diaehargad aad plaoed la otore wlthont being weighed. Tbla oottoa may remain In atore for aeveral m on the and only wben ?old ? tko welcht taken, and then, not unfrequentlv, it appeara to be of much leaa weight than that called for by the own era' bill* of lading. Now, how doee tbla discrepancy of weight occur f 1 will explain. The ropee around tho oalae are cut or an tied end the oomprewed cotton borate open, Cotton la than pulled ft um the centre of tko balo enough to let the banging and rope return to Ite original dlmeoa\pna By thw prcooaa many pounds of cotton are abatracted, and the outward appearance of the bale re mama the same. Tbe coiton tbua abatrarted la kaowa by the deaiera lo It aa ' nickmga,-' or "eweeplngo," aad ta eonaldored by aome a to rage people aa porooaltoa ft io put Into baga and aold by lk*m aa port of ike pre Ota of the baainean. The owner of the oottoa ooinpiaioa about tno abort weight. The warebouaemaa rep Ilea, "1 know notnlng about It; tho oottoa wae not wetgneo prior to NO being plaoed >a my atore; hence I cannot be bold roepeu elble: and the cotton may hare loat lie weight on board aktp. ' What doee all thlo mean? In mr opinion It manna that aooner or later a Are will o< our In tout ator?. end theo end all Inqatrtea aa to tbe weight of cotton Tho wbolo building helog demoliabed by dre, tbe ownere eeek their pny from tbe ininrere. Not long ago two partlea hired a atore for the boaloeaa of cotton atorage ; tko one roore aented to tbe other that a good deal of money eould bo made. They had been In partnerahlp but a abort limo when one partner propoood lo tbe other lo Bell t?0, 000 or |dO,OuO worth or the ootton then in their charge, aad Iben to born out the otore, aad bo pot them la ample faoda to carry on the bualneaa. The honeet partner was ameaed at tne propoaltion, aad declined at oooe to en gage la any aadb aoterprtae, and, fearing that kM port, nor would Involve him la tfooble, be Booa aflorwnrdo dlaaolvad copartnership. I raap#ctfally aubmit the above report boI with a new of prejudicing the cotton etorage bueioeoe, nor do I wink to insinuate that all etorage coiton otorea are managed dlahooeotly, for I believe there are many who conduct them with nndnabied Intogrlly, akhnagb they mav at ilmee have diaboneet men 1b their eaptoy witkoot the* kDOWlMlffl. In oooolnaion 1 would recommend Uiat the ownere of rot toe oauee each bale to bo wighed prior M being placed la atorace. Tbat would, In my opinion, horn tko e?wt of preventing the ropee amend tho baios from break 'rw and the dtanppeoraooe of cotton, aad Bt tho aama time have a atrong tendency to remove a motive M bora the buildiag. Heepeotfally aabmlttod. A. W BAKU, Klre Marahal. , TIK LAMMKSTin. Tko Klcht Hoar NevoaoM, A apodal meeting of tbe Honaoamtlbe' Aaeooletion wao bold leal erealng at No. Idl avenne B. The anmber of mem bora preoeot was limiled, Bad lllUo ealhnalaam oaa maaifaated. About half-part eight the Preoldeet, Mr. Michael Kiernaa, called tbe mooting M order. Be es p reared regret that, although all mem bora of the trade were Bottled to be la attendance, eo few had pot in a* appear an oa. The ohfeot of the a?*Uag ooo ier Ike par pooe of taklag Into oonaldomUon the advloabllliy of oinf Ing dekfatee to the work Ingmaa'o oigbt bour eonven lioa, wnicfc will bo hold under tbo dlracttou of tho Wovktagmea'B Union. ?f. ****** preoeot exprooeod the moot ree freely oa theeeWem aaa thought tbat bo pmciloal good oonld arw* nom eoaaiag delegate*, aad ooooiudad to lay whoJorohfroct oa the table for aa tadedaiM period. Tbe rebMet of oo-ofora. Uon waa then taken up. aad met witk far man kv?. Although evidaatiy sot ^avowant w<th the oo o^ara live oj,oiiB^JIhorooneiri lobaa moat tmactmue fem lB| among tko member* lo mgard to gtvlng th v a fair iraJ. ladoed. It wee "poaly . I tbla plaa wore tbe frorfcing ciaaoaa " ,h.,r CTSeee wbal oea be deae ie atartlag aooeoeratire