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THE TRIAL OF THE PRESIDENT. The Replication of the Im peachment Managers. Refusal of the Court to Grant the President Thirty Days to Prepare His Defence. The Trial to Proceed on Mon day Next. Washington, March 24,1S8S. The Impeachment Trial. The Impeachment entertainment was well attended to-day; the audience was select and fashionable, yet gay and festive in uppearance. There was a ?mailer show of beautiful faces than on yesterday; staid and matronly looking females were at a dis count, and the bright ribbons, Ac., were Interspersed * "with a good deal of the sombre and serious. No rush for seats occurred, though every seat was occupied. The ticket business was a tame atfalr, so t ame in fact that Senator Sher man proposed to suspend it altogether and let the plebian crowd come in without let or hindrance. An audience of crowded faces?eemed to be desired and the ticket arrangement, If persevered In, might have the effect of leaving empty bcnches for the Grand High Jury to4ook upon. Of course Sherman's propo sition was laid over, because next Monday, when the trial really commences, the interesting female relatives of Congressional members will de sire to be present and the common crowd of humanity, especially of the Ethiopian shade, must be shut out. The latter can select any other day after everything 'worth seeing and hearing is disposed of, and the Senate will kindly allow ordinary mortals admission without the necessity of tickets. Cause of Jjul^e Hlnc^ Je^ln* to Be One of t. the President** Counsel. ' ?v.-'V ' T am authorized to state that it is not true that Judge Black advised the President to resign; nor is vittrue that he ever expressed any doubts about the -justice of the defence. He has, and has always had, the fullest confidence that the "President would foe ac quitted if he got a fair hearing and a decision ac cording f6 the jfliicl tlie effects. Nor te it true that Judge Black ever differed in opinion from the other counsel of the President 'or had any controversy with them. The despatch in a Baltimore newspaper of thl$ igornlng Is, as Judge Black asserts, totally untrue in regard to the Alta Veta case. The Dominicans never pre tended to have any claim to that Island. The Ameri can owners, he says, were there under a title clear, unquestioned and undisputed. The outrage of driving them off when their force happened to be weak and there was no American vessel In those waters to protect them was a naked wrong which the perpetrators never tried to excuse by alleging a title in themselves. But Mr. Seward set up a title for them, and for several years, by one device and an other, he prevented the truth from appearing in a tangible shape. The delay caused the Dominicans to suppose that the United States would never vindi cate their honor or the rights of their citizens, and recently, under the encouragement of Mr. Seward, they began to sell the guano. Mr. Seward's defence of them is one which they never would have set up for themselves, and which they did not even adopt when he made it. When the President, seeing tho case, but acting under the Influence of Mr. Seward, refused to do the justice which the owners had a right to expect, Judge Black, finding his friends, clients and partners determined to proceed and take other measures to secure their rights and expose Mr. Howard's conduct, told the President that he found himself so situated that he could only relieve himself from unendurable embarrassments by ceasing to be one of his eounscl; and he claimed to be released from his obligations as such, assuring the President at the same time that he was much grieved at not being able to serve him longer in that capacity. I further understand that Messrs. Thaddeus Stevens, Bingham, Butler, Logan, tiarfletd, Blaine and other prominent republicans having expressed very decided opinions of the President's duty In regard to the Alta Vela case, It seemed probable that Congress might take some measures which would bring the interests of Judge Black's clients and those of the President into conHlst. To avoid such a contingency the Judge asked to be relieved from further service as counscl In the Impeachment case. General Morgan* of Ohio, to be Ousted from His Meat* A report was in circulation to-day and telegraphed abroad that the Committee on Elections had voted to retain General Morgan, of theThirteent.il Ohio dis trict, in his seat This was an error. The commit tee, by a strict party vote?six republicans (Mr. fihellabarger being absent) against two democrats? Slave resolved to report in favor of giving the scat to ?Columbus Delano, tho contestant. They say he was elected by eighty-two majority. It is not probable ?hat the report will be made until next week. Confirmation* and Rejection* by the Srnnte. - i The Senate, in Executive Session to-day, con ?firmed the following nominations: f John R. Drabell, Assessor of Infernal Revenue, feecond district of West Virginia; Lemuel D. Evans, Eollector of Internal Revenue, Fourth district of exas; Charles Robinson, of Vermont, Consul at iQuebec. ( The Senate also confirmed about one hundred offi cers of the Navy for promotion. ? The Senate rejected Augustus Bradley, Assessor of (Internal Revenue for the Second district of Indiana; i)avid M. Mills, Assessor of Internal Revenue for Dakota, and James W. Snyder, Assessor of Twenty fourth district of New York. It Is understood that two treaties with Italy Itavc recently been sent to the Senate. | Itenrsm nidation of 1'nlted Circuit Court*. The bill Introduced In the Senate yesterday ?>y Mr. Cole to reorganize the Circuit Courts of the United ?States provides that hereafter each Circuit Court shall consist of one Judge, who shall reside In the circuit and be called a Circuit Jud^e, and who shall t>e appointed In the '^aine manner, hold oftlce by the ?ante tenure, and recclve the name compensation ns District Judge*. All ais authorizing the District Court Judges or Bnprenie Court Justices to hold the Circuit Court ar- repealed. Kcorirnnlzntinn of the Ntate Department. The bill to reorga&ize tlji Mate Depart incut and to reduce the expenses thereof, introduced in the Senate by Mr. Wilson, provides that the department ?hall consist of a sc. rotary, with a salary of f 8,000; an assistant secretary, with a salary of tl?400; a chief clerk, at |2,200: three heads of divisions, at $2,000 each; thirty clerks of various classes, and fourteen other employfa, all of whose duties aro minutely pre scribed. The Passport Clerk is required to admin ister gratuitously oaths in proof of citizenship. The fee for certified copies of passports and amnesty oath? Is llxed at $3. The secret service fund Is altol Ished In time of peace, ami during Its cont inuance The President's approval shall not be a sufficient Voucher for any money expended from the funds of the department. It is also provided that It shall not lie lawful for the Secretary of State to fill the office of Chief Clerk or to rep1 ace the heads of divisions by new appointments, but only by promotion. Prevention of Fraud* in the Treasury Depart ment. The Secretary of the Treasury, in reply to a reso Intion of the House as to the regulations for prevent ing and discovering frauds In the priuttng and Issue of postal and fractional currency, enclosed to that b.xly the report of Mr. Clarke, the superintendent of the printing division. The latter gives an account of Hie mode of transacting the business, and says that with the delivery of the currency to the Treaaury of the t'nlted States the responsibility of the division ceases, and the responsibility Is then as turned by the tu u-wcT. rsrtet ilie uruci ir*i operu tion of this system up to the present time there has been manufactured $83,000,000 of fractional curren cy, Involving the handling many times over of twenty-seven millions of sheets, and pro ducing $444,000,000 of notes, without the loss to the government In that division of a single note of auy denomination. General Spinner, iu his response, says;?Frauds on and after the delivery of the cur rency to the office, except by outright stealing, could ouly be perpetrated by collusion with employes of the printing division and the Treasurer's office. As no frauds In this respect have been committed in this office, none have been detected. Tlie Laud Office?Titles Confirmed in Cali fornia. The Commissioner of the General Land Office has received from the Surveyor General of California a return of the survey of the following private land claims founded on Mexican grants before the acqui sition of California by the United States:?Rancho Ornochumnes, confirmed to Catherine Shcldeu el al. containing 18,661 86-100 acres, situated in Sacramento county, on the Consumnes river and contiguous to the rancho San Juan de los Moquelmnnes. Los Ojitos rancho, contlrmed to Mariano Soberanes, containing 8,900 17.100 acres, situated in Monterey county, ad joining the ranches Plogo, Milpitas and Pleyto. The cases are returned with a view to the obtaining of pateuts, and will be acted upon in the regular course. Important Decision of the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court of the United States nas de livered an opinion affirming the decision of the Su preme Court of Connecticut in the case of the Society for Savings against Gabriel W. Corte, treasurer. The society, on the 1st day of July, 1863, having in vented of its deposits a half million of dollars In the securities of the United States, deducted that amount of Its deposits and duly paid the treasurer the tax on the balance. The treasurer insisted and demanded that the society should account for and make payment of a tax on the full amount of deposits, which the plaintiff In error refused to do. Upon the case being submitted the Superior Court held that the society was bound to pay taxes on the full amount, and upon error this judgment was affirmed by a majority of the Supreme Court of Errors. It was not claimed on behalf of the State that its government may rightfully tax the securities of the federal government. The prin cipal question in the case was whether the statute of Connecticut as sought to be enforced by the Treasu rer imposed a tax upon the securities. ThC Supreme Court of the United States, Mr. Jus tice Clifford delivering the opinion, held that this was a society sim?^ 'or receiving deposits and paying interest on the invested. That a tax upon the deposits held by a pavings bank Is not a tax on the securities in which they 1,0 In vested, for the tax upon the deposits ac.?rnes whether they are invested or not. Mr. Justice MilkV dissented from the opinion for the reason that this tax was only a tax on government securities in another mode. 0 Canes In the Supreme Court. The following cases were taken np iu the Supreme Court to-day:? No. 122?United States vs. Hart. Appeal frogj U'.? Supreme Court of New Mexico. Argued. . No. 121?United States vs. GilMKX. Appeal from the Supreme Court of the SlttlC Territory. Argued. I No. 115?The United States vs. Gillon et al. Appea from the Court of Claims. Argued. No. 1^5?(iordon et al. vs. United States. Argued. No. 128?Smith et al. vs. Cockrell. Argued. No. 129?Steamship James Battle vs. United States. Argued. Aimy Bulletin. Special orders No. 66, just issued by command of General Grant, directs that General L. C. Eaton, De puty Quartermaster General, will proceed to St Louis, Mo., and temporarily take charge of the duties of the Chief Quartermaster,* Military Division of Missouri, until the return of Brevet Major General J. L. Donald son, or until some other officer is assigned as Chief Quartermaster of that dli'lslon In place of General Donaldson. Brevet Brigadier General G. C. Card, by the same order is directed, in addition to his present duties as Depot Quartermaster at For Leavenworth, Kansas, to take charge of the office or the Chief Quartermaster, Department of the Missouri, and attend to its duties during the absence of General Katon. Naval Bulletin. Captain John De Camp, of the United states Navy, has been placed on the retired list. The following midshipmen have resigned:?Wln fleld <;wlnn, C. S. Richardson, Nelson A. Piuckney, Frank L. Clark uud T. A. Kauilmann. SPECIAL CORRESPONDENCE OF THE HERALD. Speculations on the Issue of the Impeachment Trial?The Radical War on Chief Justice Chase?Radical Deviations in Support of Im peachment?The Squabble for Tickets to the National Exhibition. Washington, March 9% 7868. The absorbing interest felt in the great impeach ment trial seems to increase. All the lefral works tliat have the slightest bearing upon the method of proceeding In cases of impeachment, and which hitherto have been regarded as too dry anil dusty for the perusal of any but professors of the abstruse science of John Doe and Richard Hoc, are now eagerly sought after and perseverlngly studied. People who never could be brought to comprehend the simple process of habeas corpus now talk learnedly upon the nice points of law Involved in a trial of impeachment. Book stores display large placards Informing the public that they have on hand full and accurate descriptions of the trials of Warren Hastings, Judge Peck, Judge Chase, Ac. The constitution of our country was never before so assiduously studied and so diligently thumbed as It is now to acquire a thorough knowledge of Its pro visions, especially those parts of It which the terrible articles of Impeachment charge Andrew Johnson with having violated. This popular thirst for knowl edge on the supreme law of the country, whichever way the trial of President. Johnson may be decided, cannot fall to have a beneficial effect upon the citi zens of the United States. The nature and princi ples of our government will be better understood, and the judges who arc about to investigate the charges against the President of the United States, and who are expected to pronounce guilty or not Utility, according to the belief that may exist In their minds, after hearing the evidence on l>oth sides of the question, and having the laws, pro and con., ar gued by the best lawyers In the land, have great need to look well to It that, In pronouncing their vordlct, they are Influenced by nothing bu^ the law and the evidence. They caunot fall to see that they must be controlled by no other motives than the desire to mete out the strictest Justice, for the country at lar.ru Is searching out and digesting the law that governs the case, will listen to the same testimony that Is given in the Senate chamber, will read the same legal documents, and will form its own opinion as to the guilt or innoccnce of the distinguished prisoner at the bar. Rumor, of course, is still busy with the present views and opinions of Senators, and a dozen times n dav. perhaps, It is proved by some irarrnlons poll ticlan, who assumes to have confidential relations with different members of the Senate, and is, there fore. well posted on the subject, that the President is certain to be deposed; and the same authority Just us frequently proves conclusively that such a result is an utter impossibility. Having listened to the arguments of the before mentioned well Informed lndMdnals, and having made us close and careful an Inquiry into the predi lections of Senators as Is possible under the circum stances, your correspondent Is convinced that not only Is ft Impossible to foretell the finding of the court or the disposition of all the Senators, but that to attempt to define the position or to record the de cision of each of the Senators Injfore the case Is tried Is an act of Injustice towards a large proportion of them. Certain of the democratic Senators mav be sifely counted now as sure to vote siralnst convic tion, and a large number of the radical Senators may be as safelv Included among those who will vote for It; but the greater number of the members are far too deeply impressed with the solemnity of the trial they are engaged in and its vnxt importance in shnplnic the destiny of our ountry to act lightly In any matter connected with It, or to permit their Judgment to l>e biased by party considerations. These men will certainly en deavor to sift truth from error, will Judge of Andrew Johnson's acts as charged in the articles of impeach ment In a spirit <>f fairness, to discover whether they were committed from a tlrm conviction on his part that he was but discharging the duties imposed upon him t>y the constitution, or whether they were the efforts of an ambitious demagogue to thwart the intentions of Congress In order to further his own views and the interests of tin opposite party. The reported views of Chief Justice Chase on the impeachment trial are forming a very Interesting topic here at this present time. The radicals believe they have seen enough In his conduct since ttic time hi? communication on tho character (it a High Court of impeachment was r?'.?d in the Senate to convince them that he is In direct opposition to tliem; although none but extreme radicals hnve this clearness of Vision, other ? ii jard ;lw JKta vf the .iuuti c a? oa ?. I those of a presiding Judge who desires that his ofll I cial conduct shall bj such as will boar the keenest scrutiny of au unprejudiced world. It is true, how ever, tliat the radical leaders have coine to regard him as another obstacle to th? execution of their plans, und have already begun to devise means to force hint into coincidence with their pre-arranged schemes, or to sweep him aside along with all the other obstructions to the attainment or the radical millennium. Within the past week we have had evi dence on two occasions of this hostility to Mr. Chase? a resolution providing for the succession of the Chief Justice In case the present incumbent should die or be removed, and a new rule for the Impeachment Court, requiring that the Chief Justice shall not he addressed us Chief Justice, but as President of the Seriate. In the first may be distinctly seen a menace held over the head of Mr. Chase, and In the sccoud au attempt to deprive the Impeachment Court as much as possible of Its judicial character. Those persons in Washington who have every fa cility for ascertaining the truth of statements sent from here to the various newspapers throughout the country have expressed surprise at the desperate falsiiication of many correspondents of radical jour nals. The pertinacity with w hlch they urge upon their readers what they assert to be the voice ??f pub lic opinion here In favor of convicting the President, and the statements that are made, wholly devoid of truth, for the purpose of lutluenelng the public mind, and perhap&of bolstering lip the courage of such re publican Senators as are suspected of being weak In the knees, have been so obvious in their (mentions as to attract attention und to excite comment. Of this character was the report put in circulation a few days ago that Judge Klack, oue of the counsel for the President, had openly stated It as his belief tiiut no successful defence of the President could be made, and lie was sure to he convicted. This, it Is needless to say, Is utterly false. Mr. lllack lius never expressed such an opinion. Yesterday the squabble for tickets to the great na tional show recommenced. Wonderful was the rush after Senators and Representatives who were sup posed to have aoffietent influence to procure a ticket or two. it is confidently asserted by several persons who profess to have witnessed the transactions, that u number of the tickets lor admission to the gal leries have changed hands through the influence of respectuhle pecuniary considerations, though such operations are kept strictly secret, because the number of a sold ticket would be known and the ticket would be tabooed at the door. Everybody, as a matter of course, wants to witness the trial of the President, and but a very small numl>er, com parltlvely speaking, can l?e accommodated. With the hest arrangements that can be made satisfaction cannot be given to all, and those having the matter la charge have but a thuufcless task to perform. It seems, however, to be settled for a fact that no great degree of genius has thus far been displayed in arranging the printing and distri bution of the tickets. Instead or the large, highly illuminated cards they have adopted, displaying in fancy letters the words, "Impeachment of the rresi dent," a small white ticket coiitaiuiugouly the words "Admit one to the gallery," printed in unpretending letters, would be in much better taste. When any person leaves the court room with the Intention of not returning a check might be given him or iter at the door, which could be given to a friend who might wish to have an opportunity of witnessing th? trial. Ity this arrangement a fie greater number could be afforded the lively or melancholy satisfaction of be holding the modus operandi of getting rid .of trouble some Presidents, Vrlio will ptrsist ill impeding the progress of tne radical car or reconstruction by piling upon the track articles of Mie constitution. The .llilitary Division of the Atlantic?(Jenernl Hancock ? ' Washington, March 23, 1808. The movements of the President are causing a good deal of uneasiness J!?'.'"" !'ie ru,,l''-is: Thev Imagine they see the same indications of approach ing trouble that precede^ t!:o lite coup d'etat ot tue President in removing Mr. Stan .on and ap pointing^ ad interim. They observe a great many consultations going on at the White House, and greatly deplore the fact tha; among all the present members of the Cabinet there Is not a Stanton. In the presence of Hancock here, and in his long and confidential Interviews with Mr. Johnson, they find matter for deep concern and food for much consulta tion. That Geueral nan cock has been otllclously In terrupted In the performance of his good work at New Orleans, and his authority so grievously snub bed that he would be devoid of all self-respect If he continued at that post; that he has earnestly begged the President to relieve Mm; that the Pissldcnt has finally consented and ordered him here to explain In person the reasons that prevent him from remaining in command, does not, in tl elr estimation, account for Ills appearance here at this particular juncture of atrairs. So also if, after talking the matter over with General Hancock to be sure that the arrange ment will be agreeable to h'm as well as to others, and conducive to the general good, the President should appoint General Hancock to the command of the Military Division of the Atlantic, simply becduse lie Is the only Major Gcneiul of the army who Is at present without a post of duty, and who has suffi cient rank in the army 10 render him eligible to the command, the radicals won hi be certain to take a arm and run off with the i<!ea that the country is about to l>e treated to oae of "Obadlah Drant's rattling revolutions." Th?se radical fears spring from their liahlt of suspecting every action of Mr. Johnson or of those not Imbued with the radical faith to be necessarily revolutionary In Its nature because it may not harmonize with tiieir plans. The President entertains no idea of using military force to oppose the will of the radical majority In Con gress, and if he did General Hancock Is 110 more likely to lend his assistance towards It than were Generals Sherman and Thomas. Ilut, say they, the President ha* an object In view In creating tills new military division with Its headquarters In Washing ton. Now, what is that object? The object seems plain enough. All the departments in the country are included in one or the other of the grand mili tary divisions, and the number of commanding oitl cers directly responsible to the Executive are there by diminished, which greatly lacllltates the transac tion of official business. The departments included in tne di\ision of the Atlantic have hitherto had uo intermediate commander between them and the General-in-Chief, and the object of the order is to ap point such a commander. T&e headquarters of the division would naturally be located at Washington, New Vork or Philadelphia, being the greatest centres of population. Of these the advantages are all In fa vor of Washington, on account of the facilities afford ed for ofllciai communication. A lit tie calm consideration will convince the most obtus-> that all the bugbears that have so seriously shaken the nerves of timorous radicals, such as the copperheadlsm of Chief Justice Chase, the revolu tionary plans of the Pwlfleil, the complicity in these imagined plans of General Hancock and the dreaded onslaught of Moshy and the Ku-Klux-Klan, have their existence in the troubled dreams of conscicnce smiiten radicals and not within the bounds of proba bility. THE FORTIETH CONGRESS. Second Srmion. SENATE Washington, Marcli 21, isir. The Chair laid before the Senate a memorial of the South Carolina Constitutional Convention pray Inst for donations of land for educational purposes*. Referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Mr. MoKfiAN, (rep.) of N. Y., from the Committee on Finance, reported favorably the bill to aiiollsh the office of Superintendent of Exports and Drawbacks. Tin: PRESENTATION OK BIU-M TO TI1E PRESIDENT. On motion of Mr. Ehmi'nds, (rep.) of Vt., the Senate took up the bill to regulate the presentation of bills to the President and the return of the same. Mr. Davis, (dem.) of Ky., moved to strike out the second section, providing that bills presented to the President and not returned by him with his objec tions within IM t. n day* spec!fled shall becoaae law, and making It his duty to return the same to the Secretary of State, who is to certify that it has be come a law. The amendment was lost. In reply to a question by Mr. Rcckai.rw, (dem.) of Pii., how the entry upon th?> Journal of the President's return of a bill to the senate could be had as pro vided by the constitution, if the Senate was not In annul session, and therefore no Journal was kept, Mr. Edw'NPs repealed the views heretofore ex pressed by liitn, holding that Congress was in session, its contemplated by the constitution, until it declared itself adjourned. Messrs. Johnson, (dem.) of Md., and Hendricks, (dem.) of Ind., supported the bill as givlntr a clc.ir definition to a doubtful provision or the const It iiliuii as to what constitutes an adjournment. The bill was passed?yeas 29, nays 10, Messrs. Da vis, Doolittle, P.ayard, Dixon, McCreery, Morton, Norton, Sauhtbury, Williams and liucKalew voting in the negative. THE I.TNCOI.M MONt'MENT. Mr. Wilson, (rep.) of Mas* from the Commltteo on Military Atralrs. reported favorably the Joint reso lution to place at the disposal of the Lincoln Monu ment Association certain captured ordnance. The Impeachment Trial. Mr. Craoin, (rep.) of N. II., from the committee to audit contingent expenses of the Senate, reported favorably the bill making appropriations for the expenses of the trial of Impeachment of Andrew fohuson and other contingent expenses for the year ending June 30,1803. Referred to the Committee on Appropriations. Mr. Sherman, (rep.) of Ohio, ottered an order that the order In regard to admission to the galleries be suspended until further order, and %liat the Serg-antat-Arms shall lake care that order shall tie observed In the galleries during tho trial or Impeachment, now pending; authorizing him to arrest nnd bring before the Senate any person vio lating order, to take care that no person enter the diplomatic, ladles' and reporters' galleries but those entitle 1 lo admission. Laid over. ?I i .it;, of'1' i u;v*1 1 .ml announced that the House had adopted a replication to the answer of the President of the United P'ates to the articled of linpeachu. 'nt. organization of th* court. One o'clock having arrived the President pro tern. vacated the chair for the Chief Justice, who entered and took hla seat, ordering the proclamation, which was made accordingly by the Sergcant-at-Arma. In the meantime the counsel for the President, Meaars. Stanbery. Curtis, E\arts, Nelson and Groesbeck, en tered and took their seals. At five minutes past one o'clock the Managers were announced and took their seats, with the exception of Mr. Steveus, who was absent. The House was announced Immediately, and the members disposed themselves outside the bar. The minutes of the session of yesterday were then read by the Secretary. The Secretary read the announcement of the adoption of the replication by tho llouse. Mr. BouTWBLt, of tho Managers, then rose and said:?"Mr. President, I am charged by the Managers with the duty of presenting tlie replication offered by the House of Representatives." He read the replica tion sis follows:? The House of Representatives of the United States have considered the several answers of Andrew Johnson, President of the United states, to the several articles of Impeachment against him by tuein exhibited in the name of themselves and of all the people of the United States, and reserving to themselves an advantage of exception to tno lusuitlclency of this answer to each ana an of the several articles of Impeachment ex hibited against said Andrew Johnson, Presi dent, of the United States, do deny each and every averment in said several answers, or either or them, which denies or traverses the acts, Intents, crimes or misdemeanors charged against said Andrew Johnson in said articles of Impeachment, or either or thcin; and for replication to said answer, do say that I tie said Andrew Johnson, President of the United States, Is guilty of the high crimes and misdemean ors mentioned In the said articles, and that tho said House of Representatives are ready to provo the same. At the conclusion of the reading Senator Johnson said?Mr. Chief Justice, 1 move that an authenticated copy be presented to the counsel for the Presi dent. The motion was agreed to. Tho Chief Justice?Last evening a motion was pending on the part of the counsel Tor the President that such a time should be allowed for their prepara tion as the Senate should please to determine. Thereupon the Senator from Maryland (Mr. Johnson) presented an order, which will be read by tho Secre tary. The Secret a ry read the order providing that ten days' time be allowed:? Mr. Sumner, (rep.) of Mass.?Mr. President, I seadtothe Chair an amendment to como immedi ately after the word "ordered "being in the nature of a substitute. The Sechktarv read the amendment as follows: That now that a replication has been tiled the Senate, adhering to its rule already adopted, shall proceed with the trial from day to day, Sundays excepted, uutil otherwise ordered for re"Uou5?MO?rn. ?jr. Edmunds?I move that ?,c senats retire to consider that or4er. Senatojr Suisftn and others?No, no. Tile yeas and nays were demanded and ordered, resulting as follows:? Ykas? Messrs. Anthony, Bayavd, BucXMew, Cor bet t Davis, 1)1 xon, l)oolIttle, Kdmnnds, J-essenden, Fowler, Krelinghuysen, Grime-, Henderson, Hen dricks, Howe, Johnson, Mc.reery, Morn 1 of Mo., Morrill of Vt., Morton, Norton, 1 atterson of N..11., Patterson of Tenn.. Haulsbury, Sprague, V an Winkle, Vickers, Wllley and Williams? Nays?Messrs. Cameron, Cat tell, Chandler. Cole, <?(inklinir Conncss, Cragin, Drake, ferry, liarlan, HowW* Mm gan! Nye, 1'on.eroy Ramsey, Ross, Sherman, Stewart, Sumner, lliayer, Tipton, Trum bull and \Viison-23. So the Senate retired for consultation at twenty tlve minutes past one o'clock. After the Senators had ret'red Mr. Stevens was dis covered sitting to the left and rear of the President's desk, having entered unnoticed dur'ug the proceed ings. in the meantime t c galleries, hitherto very quiet, rtp.iled with fans and chit-chat, in the assurance that the curtain was down, while on the lloor tho seats saered to Senators were invaded by knots of members and others in conversation. TUB CONSULTATION. When the Senate had retired for consultation Mr. Johnson, (dcm.) of Md., modified the resolution he had previously submitted In the chamber by provid ing that the trial of the President shall commence on Thursday, the 2d of April. Mr. Williams, (rep.) of Oregon, moved that the further consideration of the resident's applica tion for time be postponed until the Managers have opened their case and submitted their evidence. This was disagreed to by yeas 9, nays 42, as follows:? Yeas?Messrs. Anthony, Chandler, Dixon, Grimes, Harlan, Howard, Morgan, Patterson of Tenn., and ^Nays?jStowrs- Bayard, Buckalew, Cameron, Cat teil Cole Conkllng, Conncss, Cragin, Davis, Doollttle, Drake. Kdinuuds. Ferry, Fesscndcn, Pow er, Pre llmrhuvsen, Henderson, Hendricks, Howe, Johnson, Mcn eerv, Morrill of Me.. Morrill of Vt., Morton, Norton Vve, Pattrrson of N. II., l'omeroy, Ramsay, itoss Salisbury, Sherman, Sprague, Stewart, Sumner, Thayer, Tipton, Trumbull. Nan WUiklc, viewers Willev and Wilson?12. Messrs. Corbctt, Wade and Yates absent or not voting. Mr. Sumnrr had offered the following amendment, which he subsequently withdrew:? Now that replication has been filed, the Senate, ad hering to Its rule already adopted, will proceed with th?; trial from day to day, Sundays excepted, unless otherwise ordered or reaxon shown. Mr. Conk lino, (tap.) of N. Y., moved an amend ment to Mr. Johnson's resolution by striking out "Thursday, the 2d of April," and inserting "Monday, the 30th of March," us the time when the trial shall commence. Mr. Conkling's amendment was agreed to by yeas 28, nays 24, as follows:? Yias?Messrs. Cameron, Cattel, Chandler, Cole, Conkllng, Conness, Crawln, Drake, Ferry, Ilnrlan, Howard, Howe, Morgan, Morrill of Me., Morrill of Vt., Morton, Nye, Patterson of N. H., Pome roy, Hamsey, Rom, Stewart, Sutnner, Thayer, Tip ton, Wllley," Williams and Wilson?28. Nays?Mc*?r?. Antlionv. Bayard, IUickalew, Cor bett, Davis, Dixon, Doolittle, Kdmunds, Fessenden, Fowler, Frelinghuvsen, Crimes, Henderson, Hen dricks, Johnson, McCreery, Norton, Patterson of Tenn., Snulstmry. Sherman, Sprague, Trumbull, Van W inkle and vickers?24. Messrs. Wade ami Yates absent or not voting. Other modification were made to the original resolutions, when it was adopted in the following form:? Ordered, That the Senate commence the trial of the President of the United States upon the articles of impeachment exhibited against lilm on Monday, the .wtii of March Instant, ami proceed thereon with all convenient despatch, under the rules of the Sen ate, elttinn for the trial of the impeachment. At twenty-five minutes past three o'clock the Sen ate reappeared, having been out exactly two honrs. Order having been restored, the Chief Justice said:?I am directed to inform the counsel tlint the Si natc have agreed to an order in response to their application, which will now be read:? Ordered. That the Senate will commence the trial of the President upon the articles of Impeachment exhibited nitalnst htm on Momlav, the ;ioth day of Miirch, and proceed therein, with nil despatch.ander the rules of the Senate, sitting upou the trial of an impeachment. After a momentary pause the Chief Justice asked? Have the counsel lor the respoudent anything to pro pose ? The comidcl bowed in ncqtilesence to the decision. Mr. Hitler, one of the Managers, said?If the Chair will allow me, I will give notice to tho witnesses to appear here on Monday, the 30th Inst., at half-past twelve o'clock. On motion of Senator Wilson, (rep.) of Mass., the court was then adjourned until the date named, at half-past twelve o'clock, and the Chief Justice vacated the chair, which was immediately resumed by the President pro ttm. (Mr. Wade), who called the Senate to order. executive session. Mr. Grimes, (rep.) of Iowa, moved to go into ex ecutive session, which, after a vain attempt bv Mr. Anthony to call up the report of the Committee on Rule<j, prevailed, aud the Senate went into executive scMinn accordingly. The doors were soon opened, aud the Senate adjourned. H0U8I 07 REPRESENTATIVES. Replication of the Impeachment Xnnancrn to the Answer of the President. Washington, March 24, lses. The House reassembled at eleven o'clock. Mr. BoHTfftU, (rep.)of Mass., said he was directed by the Managers of Impeachment to report tho form of replication to the answer of the President and also to submit a resolution. Mr. C UM kk. (dein. of n*. v.. i i .ulrcd whether It was In order to call lor the reading of the answer of the President ? The Speaker replied that it was not, bnt intimated that it was in order to call for the reading of the message from the Senate which accompanied the answer. Mr. Cdaot.br inquired how the Honae could act with good Judgment unless it heard the President's answer read. The Speaker said that was a question for the House, not for the Chair. The message from the Senaie was read, and then the replication was read, as follows:? Replication by the House of Representative:' of the united States to the answer of Andrew Johnson, President o( the United States, to the articles of impeachment exhibited against him by the llouso of Representatives!? The House of Representatives of the United .States have considered the several answers of Andrew Johnson, President of the United States, to the several articles of impeachment against him by them exhibited in the name of themselves and of all the people of the Uulted States, and reserving to themselves an advantage of exception to the Insuffi ciency of this answer to each and all of the several articles of impeachment exhlblted against said An drew Johnson, President of the United Stales, do deny each and every averment in said several answers, or either of them, which denies or tra verses the acts, intents, crimes or misde meanors charged against the said Andrew Johnson in said articles of Impeachment, or either of them; and for replication to the said answer do say that the said Andrew Johnson, President of the United States, is guilty of the high crimes and mis demeanors mentioned in the said articles, and that the said House of Representatives are ready to prove the same. Mr. Spalding, (rep.) of Ohio, inquired of Mr. Bout well whether the President had denied that lie was guilty under the articles? Mr. Fahxswohth said the President admits tho facts and denies the guilt. Mr. Spalding added that the Managers would be met by legal critics in the Senate, and that they had better be careful how they drew up their replication. Mr. Boutwbll said that the attention of the Man agers had been drawn to that peculiar form of the answer filed ou behalf of the President, but that the answer was in substance that he was not guilty. Therefore the form of the replication was different from what had been usually used in similar cases. Tho auswer to some of the articles amounted to a demurrer merely; but 011 tho whole the Managers had chosen to treat the answer as a plea of not guilty. Tho Managers were of the opinion that no advantage could be taken as against the House of Representatives to the form of replication now re ported. He was willing to allow an hour for criticism as to the form of replication. Mr. Woodward, (dem.) of Pa., wished to call tlje attention of the Managers to the fact that the answer of the President to the eleventh article amounted to a demurrer. Ills own opinion was that the demurrer was very conclusive. He did not'thlnk there was any Impeachable offences charged in tho eleventh article. As the answer put that point in issue which a legal question and amounted to a demurrer, he thought there should be a special replication to that part of the answer, or a Joining of demurrers. This general replication did not Join any issues on that article at all, and was whut might be called a departure In pleading. Mr. Dinciuam, (rep.) of Ohio, said that the gentle man fropt Pennsylvania (Mr. Woodward), would find that the eleventh artldo, like every other article ex hibited against tho President, charged hlin with a misdemeanor In olllcc or a high crime in oitlce, so that there was no departure whatever In the repli cation. lie desired to call the attention of the gentle man and of the House tojthe fact that, while the answer does contain much that Is argumentative and much that might be called a demurrer, such a thing was never allowed at alP In an impeachment. There never had been a demurrer entertained In the Senate or In the House of Lords of England. There was no such thing on record. A demurrer did not lie in such cases; special pleading was unknown In the whole proceeding. The President's answer to the eleventh article expressly denied that he committed a crime, and was, therefore, a plea of not guilty. Here was the clause which contained the general denial:?" And this respondent, further answerinK the said eleventh article, denies that by means or reason of anything In said article aHegea tills respondent, as President of the United States? did on the 21st day of February, iH?8, or at auv other dav or time, commit or that he was gul.ty or a high misdemeanor tu omce." He claimed that i>v the Parliamentary law that amounted to the same tiling ns if he had said he was not Kull y of the crimes alleged against him in manner and form as charged. Forms were nothing in these matters: substance was everything. The replication was of Kiifmtimro unJ wan no departure. lie vouJti like to see Andrew Johnson go Into the Senate of the United States and by presenting a demurrer confess the averment In the arti. les. No such ru e obtained, because a demurrer admitted everything that Is * Mr'YVoop, (rep.) of N. Y., presumed that theob le.tlon taken by the gentleman from Pennsylvania (Mr. Woodward) had reference to making" the r^Ul catIon what it really ou>nit to be. He (Mr. VN ood) thought that this was a question which the court lt s?;lf might determine. It was desirable, however, that whatever course tue House might take it should exercise the greatest care, ami the House should reserve to Itself tue right to Instruct and di rect the Managers. He would take exception him self to the phraseology of the replication, which declares It to be ' in the name of all the people of the United States." We know, said he, that that is not the fact There Is not a man here who can rise in ills place and seriously and candidly declare that the people of tho United States have authori/.ed the House to act on this question, or that any mem ber of the House was ever elected on any such Issue Therefore it Is false in fact*that tho House of Representatives is acting for and 1h representing all the people of the United States. \\e have had no representations made to this House from any portion of the people of the United States in favor of this pro cedure. except by a handful of otllce seekers who ex pect to derive personal advantage from the result, l he Managers represent the House of Representa tives and only the House of Representatives; and In representing this House they are its agents. One of ill!-Managers, tho gentleman from Ohio (Mr. Bing hatn), t?Mik ^ipon himself to bully the Senate, ife told the Senate to say whether It would observe Its own rules; and yesterday the same honorable Man ager undertook to criticize severely, Judgment, Improperly, the decisions of the Chief Justice of the united States, sitting as a prcsld ng officer in that court. It will not do to say that that gentleman alone Is responsible for these thlinrs The Managers are acting and speaking In Is-half of the House of Representatives, and therefore it is that I, as one uieinlier of the House, desire to enter tny protest against any conduct on the part of either of these Mansers that Is not suf ficiently decorohs and proper and commensurate with the dignity and gravity ol such an occasion. Who for instance, authorized Hie Managers to say vesterdav that they would present their replication r a one o'clock to-day ? Is thls a repli caUon of the Managers or of the House of Repre sent'it I ve?. I contend that, In the aliwnce of any acUon on that question by the House of Kcpreser.ta five*. It was ?n assumption of duty, an arrogance of tmwer on the part of the Managers to declare to the present Senate that they would at one o clock to-dav th* Ir replication; and 1 find In the Bal more nlm-rs of t<wlay this replication. Sir, aie nohoilv r 1)? the gentlemen who have been se lected bv this House to represent them In the Senate con?tltifte themselves the House of Representatives? Mr bovtwbll tools the floor to reply. He said he had "understood the opinion of the gentleman of Ne w York to be that the repll-at Ion proposedto reolv in the name or all the people of the l nlted Stalk and that as that Kcutlc.nan do? not agree to It therefore It is not. a good replication. If that were so, that would be au end to tue whole prosecu "'Mr. Wood said that he had staf.l that no portion of the people of the United States had authorized Tl li action, and that therefore It. did not represent all the people of the United states, and indeed did not. represent any of the people. Mr. lirn.KH, (rep.) of Mass., replied.?The repre sentatives of the jH-ople usually represent them; but the gentleman lias not even the merit of originality In Ills objection. The form Is 0110 that has been used ii\e hundred years, lacking eight. The objection was made to it once before, and only once, when the people of England, smarting under the usurpation iiiid tvrauny of Charles the First, not hav ing iany pro vision in tiielr constitution, as we have, by which that ivrant could lie brought to Justice, outside of t eir constitution, and In a perfectly legal manner as I understand and t?elleve, brought Charles to Justice. When proclamation was made that they were pro ceeding In the name of all the people or England, ono of the adherents got up and said, "No, the people do not consent to If," so that the gentleman has at least a precedent Tor what he has done; and I w sh we could follow out the precedent In this Houae, be cause the court inquired who made the objection and tried to lind the offender for the purpose or pun ishing him (iiiughter); but he concealed hlmseir, and could not be found, aud ho afterward turned out to be a woman?(laughter)?the wile of Oeneral Fairfax, who ratted, on that occasion, from the rest or ttie Commons, it Is said by tho gentleman from New York, that this replication Is In a Baltimore paper. I take issue with the fact. This replication was cor rected in form at fifteen minutes past, eleven o ciocn this day. It is copied, In part, from the great prece dents. so far as they apply, and therefore, any paper could publish something like It. , Mr. Woon intimated that the Managers had proba bly altered It alter they had sent it to the papers; but lie had It here In the Baltimore American, wltn the names of the Managers attached. Mr. BUTLBlt?And as the names of the Managers are not attached to the replication, that ends the matter. When we make a replication wo do not attach onr names to It; but we expect, the ^ pcakerof the House and the Clerk or the House, b. order of I he llonse, to attach their names to it. ? Mr. Woon again intimated that the replication w&ft i altered after it was gfven to the pap< rs. Mr. Bdtlck?We n?-ver altered it at all. The kind of paper is on:' which the Manager* do not taka and do not patronize, either l>v furnishing the matter or reading it after it in published. Thus in u mere formal proceeding. There can be no demurrer: there can be no Hide Issuer, and all that the President's answer ohm amount to IM a plea of'-not. guilty," with a stump speech in the l?eliy. (T.augliter.) That is all. 1 am informed that the paper to which the gentleman alluded Is the Bal timore Jiiiericatt. I thought it was the Gazette, J\n<l Ing it in such suspicious company. The AntTioan is a very decent, respectable paper, and I only wonder that my friend from New York takes it. Now I trust that the House will not receive any lectures or any suggestions as to the propriety of language or pro priety of conduct from the gentleman, who stands as yet under its censure for a violation or all parlia mentary rules. Mr. wood?The highest compliment of my life. The hour of twelve o'clock having arrived the ses sion of Monday was closed and the session of Tuesday commenced. Mr. Ei.dkidos, (dem.) of Wis,, said it would seem from the re marks of the gentleman from Massachu setts (Mr. Butler) that this matter is never to cease being a subject of levity. The impeachment of the President, from the beginning of the proceedings up to this hour, lias been treated not only as a mere matter of form, . but as a subject for trilling. The gentleman irom Massachusetts tells us that when the question was raised in England whether im peachment was In the name of the people some one exclaimed that it was not, and lie said that persoj was understood to be a ranting old woman. Well, sir, it Is not necessary for old women to come here and rant, for we have plenty of ranters in the ilouse of Representatives. Mr. Blaine?On which side of the House? Mr. Ei.dridoe? I suppose the gentleman knows; he Is a very fair specimen himself. The gentleman from Massachusetts undertook to say that the repli cation is a mere formal matter. That may be the understanding of the gentleman from Massachusetts, and we have the statement of the leading Manager, Mr. Bingham, last evening, tliat, anticipating the answer which has been presented by the President, the Managers had prepared a replication. There couM be no other construction put upon his language than that the Managers, before they heard a word of tho answer, had prepared a form of replication to it. They do not consider the*facts of the case. They do not look upou the President's declaration and an swer either specifically or generally; but they prepare and present to this House a replication In form to what they suppose tho auswer of the President will be. 1 said last evening that I did not desire the Man agers on the part of the House, much as I respect them as individuals and much as I have confldenco in them as gentlemen, to answer In my name ou their own discretion. Kvcry one of them was known to have convicted the President, without regard to the evidence and without regard to his answer, when they were appointed as Managers. The gentleman from Ohio tells us that tiie replication is a short traverse of all the material allegations in the unswer and denial of the matters aud things set up. Is the Impeachment of the President so much a matter of form that whatever he may answer the Managers are prepared with a general denial of It ? Has the act of impeachment become so much a matter of form that whatever may be said, whether It be a confession or a denial of the facts charged against, him, it is to be denied by the Managers even before the answer comes in? Is that the form and is that the pro ceeding by which you are to remove the Cliler Magistrate of this great nation? Suppose the President had come In and confessed many of the facts charged?and 1 understand he does admit many?are the Managers prepared in advance with a general denial of all matters and things set up by the President? Are the Man agers prepared to deny recklessly and without re gard to facts whatever the President may say? 1 do not want these gentlemen to 11 le an answer forme. 1 do not want them to be authorized to act In my name, even at the hazard of my being called by the gentleman from Massachusetts a ranting old woman. So far as the President has undertaken to state facts and to give a narration of what has transpired 1 be lieve he has stated God's truth, and I believe that a majority of tiie House to-day believe that what he has staled Is true. Why, then, should not this House, with equal frankness "and sincerity, come forward and admit on the record whatever is true that the President has stated? Why should the House deny all that he mav have stated, whether it be true or whether it be false? Why should we not come forward and meet ; the case, admitting such facts as are t. ue and denying ? such aa we consider are not true? wny cannot wo consider the answer section by seel Ion, fact by fact, and whenever we ilnd that the President has stated the truth admit that in our replication? Why send out to the country a false replication?a replication denvlng these truths which we know to be true? Why should we tell the country that all the President has said is a lie, when we know tlut most of it is true? Mr. Williams, (rep.) of Pa., would like the gentle man to state, its a lawyer who ha<l looked into- tlio precedents, whether lie could pointMo any case of impeachment tlmt had been tried, except on tho gunertil issue of not guilty, whether any oilier issue could be made, and whether, in that case, any other replication could be tiled than substantially that which had been prepared to-day ? Mr. Ki.iikidue repeated that those portions of tho President's answer which wire true, and which, could not be denied by witnesses, should be admitted; by this meaus they would narrow down tiie issue and save expense ami time. Air. Hiuby, (rep.) of Cal., inquired whether tho gentleman was in a hurry to have the President con victed 1 Air. Ei.nitmHE remarked that the gentleman (Mr. Hlgby) was continuing the same practice of levity and Insincerity which has been practised all the way through. He (Mr. Rldrldge) cared not whether tho trial be hurried up or delayed, ho far as he was Indi vidually concerned"; but he would have Just as few facts to be controverted by testimony as possible. That would be good pleading; it would be good prac tice, and he was in favor of it. Mr. Williams, one of the Managers, said the gen tleman from Wisconsin seems to be of the opinion that this proceeding is to tie tried on technical rules of pleading that are applicable in the trla. of cases in courts of common law. 1 lieg leave to remind liini that ft has been already o|>vn!y confessed by the counsel lor I lie President that it Is not to be tried by the rules that prevail in common law courts, but by the law of Parliament. The pleadings are something peculiar. The counsel for the President have put 111 a series of answers very much of the character of un answer in chancery. There is no plea, there is no demurrer in that particular. I think that the an swer tiled by them Is without precedent. What aro the Managers under these circumstances to do? It stands confessed by the counsel for the President that a demurrer In a case of this kind does not ap pear. The gentleman from Wisconsin lulnnts that there Is no such precedent. We come, fflen, iiefore the House with the idea and on the hypothesis that there Is but one Issue to lie tried, ami that Is the general Issue of guilty or not guilty. Mr. Klukidge?My position is that tire President, having gone on and stated the fiicts covering the ground of the charge agaiust iiiui spcculcaily, we ought (0 meet lilin fairly, and admit such fuels us we can not disprove, thereby narrowltiK the issue, saving expense to tne country and saving the expense* of' catling a large number of witnesses to disprove facts which we cannot deny. Mr. Williams?Then the gentleman expects ns to follow the President In his answer in the way ol special replication precisely as we should try a ease in the civil courts? Mr. Ciiam.br made the point of order that the House had no official knowledge of the answer of the President. The HrKAKKR overruled the point, of order on the ground that the House of Represent.!'Ives was by Its own vote at the bar of the Seuate y scrday for the specific purpose of hearing the answer, and it was to be presumed that the House had hear I it. Mr. Williams went on to argue that no other character of replication could i?e made to the an swer of the President. If the House were to enter on a long series of special pleas It would lie playing precisely Into the hands of the President ami his counsel, whose object appeared to l>c nothing more nor less than delay. IMd the gentleman from Wiscon sin want to pei|K tuate the trial tiil Hie close of the President's term? That seemed to be the general feeling, and to have been the expotaMon of the President himself. He had had some special doubt himself whether the Mn.iagers shou|d not have none bacK lit the Senate and compelled the defendant to put in n confession in form or a plea of "not guilty;" tint he had deferred to the Judgment of Ins coliengin * th it they should take the. whole of the answer as hubstatii nlly a plea of "not guilty." Mr. Rt.MRtiHiX said that was the very point he had rn leavored to make; that the House having through Its manuirers a< cepted the spe< ul answer put in bv the President, was bound bv that answer, and that It ber-.'i;- (lie duty of the Man iir< rs to nyiy to that special answer, specially admitting such facts as they c uld not undertake to disprove. 11" would like to know where there was a ease on record where managers of an ini]ieaehmeiit allowed Mich an an swer as that of the President to stand? Mr. Himiiiah, (rep.) or Ohio, suggested to Mr. Williams that In tne Cnase Impeachment there wan Just such a case. Mr. Williams, passing to another branch of the subject, said the gentleman from Wisconsin asseve rate* here that all the facta stated In the answer.of ttie President are true, or are, to use his Identical language, "Hod's truth." I do not think (lod ever recognised any truths of that sort. (Laughter.) Does the gentleman undertake to say that tho speeches charged to have been made by the Presi dent at sr. l.ouls and Cleveland and Washington were not made by him f Mr. Eldridok?-'The President says he did not make them In the form In which they are charged. Mr. Wt 1.1,1 a Ms?And the gentleman atlirtiis that, the denial Is true, and therefore that the President never made such speeches. 1 put. it to the gentleman whe'her he believes that himself? (Laughter on the republican side.) Mr. Looan, (rep.) of 111., In answer to a remark of Mr. Kldrtdge that the Impeachment. Managers had never before admitted such au answer a? that with out excepting to It, said that the gentleman would and that In the trial of Lord Hastings ,? qpmmlttee was appointed by the Parliament to examine the Journal of the Lords, and the committee reported to the House that from an examination of three cen turies no demurrer or exception could be found aa having ever been taken to articles of Impeachment. There was no precedent to be round for anything ex cept that the articles be answered and a general replication tiled. Mr. WoonwAnn said that as the House was now consulting It was proper fo* any member to point out to tho Managers any difficulty which might lie pre* sented. Arter a few remarks on the technical quesj tloii of pleading, he said that the eleventh ariiclc o| C0XTTKT7ED ON TINTH PA2E.