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Won't Adjourn in June. Washington, May 20. -There is no prob ability of the adjournment of Gongress in June* as there is serious danger of a dead lock between the two houses on the appro priation bills. Besides the Republicans won't açree to adjourn until the House scandal com mittees have reported, lest they shall con tinue sitting during recess as so many mills for grinding out political capital. It will do well if it adjourns before August. Centennial Attendance. Philadelphia May 20. -The weather con tinues warm and pleasant, and the number of visitors to the Exhibition is estimated at from 20,000 to 30,000. Large quantities of goods were brought in this morning, and several car loads will be admitted to-night, ehielly for Agricultural Hall. A portion of the goods in the Prussian depot were opened yesterday, among them a mosaic frem the ruins of Carthage. ___ «4 —-- Nominations. Washington, May 20.—The President has sent the following nominations to the Senate to day. John K. Sherman, jr., to be U. S. Mar shal for New Mexico; Merritt C. Page, U. S. Attorney for Montana. __^ m « 4 «»»- *• - Refute« the Wory. New Yoke, May 20.— Joseph B. Stewart publishes a statement repeating his denial that Blaine was ever in his office in Washing ton, or ever received any Union Pacific bonds through him ; or that he (Stewart) had ever had any business transactions with Blaine of any kind whatever. He says Kiddle's state ment in regard to the matter is doubtless made in good faith, but that it is a case of mistaken identity ; that the transactions to which Kiddle refers were between himself, Stewart, and Hon. George W. Chase, of New York. ^ | m The Cabinet Change». Washington, May 23.—The transfer of the War Portfolio to Cameron, and the At torney Generalship to Taft, will not take place until some time early next month. Judge Pierrepont to-day, said he would not formally accept the English mission until he retired from his present office. Pierrepont had an interview with Judge Taft to-day, when it was arranged that the latter should remain in the War Office until the former re tires from the Department of Justice. Cam eron, therefore, will not be called upon to accept the otlice formally for about two weeks. When General Scheuck first returned Lome, the President tendered the English mission to Pierrepont, who declined it. Some two or three weeks ago, the President again tendered him the place and urged him to ac cept it, which upon reflection and consul tation with his friends he decided to do. Cabinet ncvtiiiK-Tlic Indian Question. Washington, May 23.—At the Cabinet meeting to-day, the duration of which was nearly three hours, the reply of Fish to Derby's note was read. It is a document of great length, and thoroughly reiterates the position already taken by this Government upon the subject of the Winslow extradition case. There was little discussion on the general principle involved. The Cabinet considered to some extent the situation of affairs in the Black Hills country. Assuran- ces have been given that an influential band of Sioux are willing to relinquish tbeir do- main there and remove to a reservation in Indian territory. All correspondence in that particular is referred to the Secretary of the Interior, who will give instructions to the agents of the Interior Department regard- ing the proper negotiations in that direction. Should this portion of the Sioux nation pos- itively signify its willingness to settle in Indian territory, the hope is expressed that the entire formidable part of the hostile Indians may soon be domiciled there. - - - ^ -*4 K - Washington Note». Washington, May 22.— The Senate in ex ecutive session, confirmed the nominations of Pierrepont, Tuft and Uameron. Representative Hewitt to-day read to the Foreign Affairs committee the report on the Emma Mine case. It will not be read to the House before Thursday. Cameron has telegraphed to his friends here that he very highly appreciates the honor conferred upon him by the President and Senate, that he is now too much indis posed to leave, but hopes to be here in a few days, and in the meantime will decide whether he will accept the office. Destructive llail Storm. Morristown, N. J., May 22.—A hail storm of great fury passed over here last night ; the hail stones killed chickens and many birds on the wing. Plate glass was shattered as easily as common glass. Hail stones were found 6^ inches in circumference ami the ground was covered with them. Not a greenhouse, hot-bed, or skylight in town escaped, ami many plates of stained glass in church windows were broken. The fruit is greatly damaged, if not ruined. Tbe Dakota Convention. Yankton, D. T., May 24. —At the Ter ritorial convention to-day to elect delegates to Cincinnati, Alexander was elected presi dent, and L. D. Spoore, Secretary. Hon. A Hughes and A. McHench were chosen dele gates, and George H. Hand and F. Lowery, alternates. No instructions. The Pre»» ou the Cabinet Chauffe* New Yoke, May 23.-Tbe Times Wash ington special says nearly all agree that what ever the motive of Cameron's nomination, its results will injure Conkling. There is a sentiment, not only among the people, but politicians, in favor of selecting some candi date without the aid of the Administration. Conkling will be put in the attitude of one man against all others who desire nomina tion. The damning cry of anyone to beat Blaine, or anybody to beat Bristow, will be come anybody to beat Conkling. Blaine s friends claim that he will be particularly benefited, but most of the people think the contest will be intensified so much as to in sure the selection of a compromise candidate. Some regard the nomination as likely to ex ert an influence in behalf of Bristow, on the ground that the feeling which demands a marked departure from the present order of things will be greatly increased among the people. Several of the best known Republi cans do not hesitate to say strongly, that un less the nomination at Cincinnati is such as to draw a sharp line between the present and future, politically, the people will see that the change demanded, be brought about by the election of the St. Louis caudidate. New Yohk, May 23.—The Times in an editorial on Cabinet changes, speaks favora bly of Pierrepont and Taft. As for Mr. Donald Cameron, of Pennsylvania, he is a gentleman who has been chiefly known here tofore as a political wire-puller. In that capacity he may have displayed enough executive taleot to mark him out as a de sireable person to sit in the Cabinet as Sec retary of War, and Pennsylvania politics can hardly be said to furnish a very elevated school for administrative ability. But Camer on may turn out to be a better man than might be inferred from his associotions. It has been generally assumed that the Penusylvania delegation is to be used at Cincinnati c hitfly for the purpose of securing Cameron's seat in the Cabinet of the next Republicen Presi dent, though the prize had been virtually attained without waiting for the new admin istration. It is hardly likely that the mission of Pennsylvania at Cincinnati will be materi ally modified. The astute gentlemen who will manipulate the fifty-eight votes of that State, will be as desirous as ever to fiud out which is to be the winning man, and to earn his gratitude by throwing, at a critical moment Pennsylvania's vote in his favor. New York, May 23.—The Iribunc says: Did Cameron ever render any public service which entitles him to be advanced to one of the most honorable and responsible positions in the nation? His appearance in public has been only as a managing and bargaining polilician, a packer of conventions, and manip - ulator of rings ; but his name is known all over the United States. He is known as the son and heir of a man, who, during a long and dishonorable life, made corruption the business of his existence, who has bought office at the cost of disgrace, and brought re proach upon every cause to which he has at tached himself, and made the politics of his own State a hissing and a scorn to all the world ; and as Simon Cameron grows old in iniquity, it is notoriously known that he brings forward Don Comerou as his repre sentative and successor. New York, May 23.—The Tribune's Wash ington special, assuming that Don Cameron's nomination was the selling price of Pennsyl vania's vote for Conkling, inquires: Can the old gentleman deliver the goods? Many Pennsylvania politicans say he can't. Philadelphia, May 23.—While Cameron can control a majority of the Pehnsyivauia legislation for Conkling, Blaine is likely to get part, despite yesterday's trade, including probably all of the Philadelphia twelve. The prospects of a bitter fight by the anti Cameron-Conkling men in the Pennsylvania delegation, are imminent. The Tribune's Philadelphia special says Donald Cameron heads the delegation to Cincinnati. The pending delegates from Pennsylvania are as a whole, of that trading class of politicians well known in that State. Missouri Republican convention. St. Louis, May 24.—The Republican State Convention for the election of delegates to the Cincinnati Convetion, met at Jefferson City at noon, and organized temporarily by the election of Milo Blair, of Boonsville, Chairman ; Mr. lurner, Secretary. Commit tee on credentials, permanent organization, aud resolutions are now being chosen. A number of resolutians were read endors ing Grant's Administration, aud thanking him for refusing to pardon convicted crim inals. The resolution endorsing Grant, and in favor of Morton, Blaine and Bristow, were referred. Hon. Milo Blair was chosen president. After the routine of work, the committee on credentials reported they were unable to agree, and the Convention took a recess till 7 o'clock. In the night session resolutions were adopt ed demanding constitutional righ ts for every citizen, and thorough reform and economy of administration, the pursuit and punish ment of pffleial fraud, the maintenance of the national credit, sound currency, coin or pa per, convertable in coin, and unsectarian common schools; charging the Democratic party with sympathizing with treason as formerly; denouncing the action of that party in giving preference to rebels over Union soldiers and proposing repudiation. The resolution further invites the co-opera tion of all good citizens of whatever party, in securing good Government aud honest G. It to The following delegates at large were elected : Ben. T. Loan, R. T. \ anhorn, G. A. Finkelnburg, Ja9. T. Smith, (latter colored alternates) S. H. Boyd, F. A. Jones, John B. Henderson and J.H. Stone. The delegation is said to stand about as follows: For Blaine, 14; Morton, 12; Bris tow, 3 ; Conkling, 1. At 11:30 the Convention adjourned sine die. Minnesota Convention. St. Paul, May 24.—The Minnesota Re publican Convention was fully attended. Lieutenant Governor Wakefield was chosen president. The following delegates to Cincinnati were elected : District delegates—Lieutenant Gov ernor Wakefield, W. H. Yale, W. G. Ward, John Tames, Albert Knight, L. Bogen, R. B. Langdon, D. M. Sabin, N. P. Clarke. The Presidential Electors nominated were, ex-Governor Davis, ex-Governor Miller, Gen. Edgerton, C. K. Finseth, L. Bogen. The platform reaffirms the principles of the Republican party, and declares adherence to that party, which has done so much for the preservation and purification of the country. It protests against confiding the government to men who strove to destroy it, aud invites the co-operation of the good citizens of every party. It condemns official dishonesty, de mands that the guilty be punished, and ex presses confidence in Grant's administration. The delegation was instructed to vote in the Cincinnati Convention for a man of ability, zeal, and one who would purify the public service. The following resolution was adop ted: Resolved , That we, recognizing in the Hon. James G. Blaine, of Maine, a man of tried integrity, of uncompromising loyalty, of com manding ability, both as a leader and a states man, a fearless, unfaltering advocate and de fender of the principles which have preserved the Union, and given undying lustre to tbe party of which to-day he is the most admired representative, take pleasure in record ing this fact, that he is Minnesota's proud preference for the office of President of the United States, and while we pledge ourselves to support any pure and upright Republican whom the Cincinnati Convention may nom inate, we nevertheless express it as our con viction that no other candidate will develope the enthusiasm or call out the number of votes that would be polled by the American people for the noble champion of their rights, their liberties, and their honor. The resolution instructing the delegates to vote as a unit was lost. Nine out of the ten delegates elected to-day are positively for Blaine. One from Minneap olis, where the Waskburue family is under stood to have large interests, is said to be for Washburne. A resolution was adopted, with but three dissenting votes, declaring a strong prefer ence for Blaine, but without instructions. Alex. Ramsey heads the delegation. _ — ■ -- Kaunas Convention. Topeka, May 24.— The Republican State Convention for the election of delegates to the National Convention, met at 2 p. m. Col. VV. H. Wheteman was chosen temporary chairman, and D. J. Evans was elected per manent. The Convention adjourned till 4 p. m. The sentiment of the Convention is strongly Blaine, but probably the delegates will not be instructed On reassembling, the Convention elected P. B. Plumb, permanent president, and the following delegates at large: T. C. Sears, A. M. Martindale, A. P. Horton, and T. S. Thatcher. The committee on resolutions reported a platform, which was adopted. It re-affirms devotion to the Republican party, and hostility to the Democratic party. A wraugle from 10 to 12 o'clock occurred over the resolution declaring Blaine the first choice of the convention, and it finally passed. The convention then adjourned. All the delegates will vote for Senator Ingalls for Vice President. Nebraska Convention. Fremont. May 24.—The State Convention reassembled at 8:30 this morning, and after a lengthy and excited discussion on the admis sion of the contested delegates from Douglas county, they finally came to a vote which resulted in the exclusion of both delegations. The convention concluded its permanent organization by electing General C. H. Van Wyck, of Otoe county, Chairman. The fol lowing were elected delegates to the Cincin nati Convention : R. G. Brown, N. R. Pin ney, L. W. Osborn, H. 8. Koley, C. F. Bayha, A. Nance. They were instiucted for Blaine. Of the above delegates five are known as anti-Hitchcock. The new Central Republican Committee is anti-Hitchcock by a large majority. .-- - -« *4^»»- m - Illinois Republican Convention Springfield, III., May 24.—The Republi can State Convention was called to order to day by Hon. C. B. Farwell, at noon. About 600 delegates were present. General Greene B. Baum was chosen temporary Chairman. After the appointment of committees, the Convention adjourned until two o'clock. AFTERNOON SESSlon. Every county was duly represented by dele gates, 612 in number The Committee on Permanent Organiza tion reported, for permanent President, H. S. Baker, of Alton ; Seretaries, D. Shepard, of Cook county ; J. H. Paddock, of Kan kakee; Jame Fishbrook, of Morgan county, and H. H. Lawton, of Pike county. The following are delegates to the National Convention at Cincinnati, aud Presidential Electors : 1st district, George Armoar ; 2nd district, J. G. Gni ; 3d, district, Louis Schaf er: 4th district, A. Fuller; 5th district, J. M. Bailey; 6th district, John B. Hawley; 7th district, Franklin Irvin ; 8th district, J w 17..«'oil . Qth rGctri/>t V Prnrtor ; 10th E. C. I. district, Alex McLean ; 11th district, Bavid E. Beatty; 12th district, N. P, Mercer; 13th district, M. Donahue; 14th district, Hugh Créa ; 15th district, George D. Chaffee ; 17th district, Cyrus Happey ; 18th district, Geo. C. Ross ; 19th district, Jos. J. Carries. At large, Peter Schüttler, of Cook county ; John I. Renaker, of Macopin county. The following delegates at large to the Cincinnati Convention were appointed : Jo seph Robbins, R. G. Iugersoll, G. B. Baum, George S. BaDgs. The delegation is said to stand forty for Blaine and two for Bristow. After the appointment of the State Central Committee the Convention proceeded to bal lot for State officers, with the following re sult: Hon. Shelby M. Cullom, of Spring field, Governor; Hoa. Percy R. Shuman, of the Chicago Evening Journal , Lieutenant Governor; George H. Harlow, of Pekin, Secretary of State; Thos. B. Needles, Audi tor; Ed. Ruth, Treasurer; J. K. Ed9all, At torney General. The nominations were made unanimous. Resolutions were adopted re-affirming ad herence to the principles of the Republican party, and declaring that all men have equ .1 rights under the Constitution ; that the policy of leniency which gave the Democrats the majority in the lower House, which is con trolled by a rebel element, is a false one, and has caused the death by violence of over five thousand Unionists. It is the duty of the Government to protect, by arms if nec essary, Union citizens of thq South ; declar ing that the country needs a man as Execu tive whose past record is such that it will con vince the world of his fitness to enforce obedience to the Constitution and all its pro visions. The Republican party has given the country the best paper currency ever devised, and it is deemed unwise to return to the pa pe r currency in use before the war ; that the Republican party has brought the finances of the country to such a condition of pros perity that it is possible now to fund Na tional securities into other notes, running a longer time and bearing less interest ; declar ing that Grant's administration has com manded respect and confidence in its deter mined efforts to punish the guilty, of what ever party, and indignantly condemning the action of the Democratic party in replacing Union Soldiers by rebels in places of trust and honor ; urging all the Republican masses of the State to rise in this crisis and cast their votes for the party which saved the Union in 1860 and 18G4, and which i§ still fighting lor the preservation of the countjy. Mr. Cullom and Governer Beveridge made speeches, the latter endorsing Blaine for the next President. The Convention then ad- journed sine die. -— —m* -1 ITT» I I —■ The Coming Man. New York, May 24. —The Times special cot respondent announces that the Republi can State Convention of Illinois, will to-day elect forty-two delegates to the National Con vention, pledged to support Blaine. The un expected unanimity of this action makes a very material addition to the strength of the gentleman from Maine. We find that eigh teen States and three Territories give Blaine a certain strength on the first or second ballot, of 245 votes. There really seems to be noth ing very extravagant in the claims made by Blaine's friends that he will start with a strength of nearly 300 votes. Those who believe that Blaine hardly fulfills the requi sites of an ideal Presidential candidate, had better frankly recognize his undoubted strength. ^ _ Micliiffan Democratic Convention. Lansing, May 24.—The Democratic State Convention met here to-day and organized permanently, by electing Wm. L. Webber President. The delegation chosen were, Wm. L. Web ber, Peter White, J. Mills and Henry Cham berlin, and also eighteen district delegates. The delegation is understood to stand six teen for Tilden, and six for Hendricks. California Democracy. San Francisco, May 24.—The Democratic State Convention effected a permanent organization to-night, but decided not to choose presidential electors till after the St. Louis convention. Presbyterian Assembly. New York, May 24.—At the afternoon session of the Presbyterian Assembly yester day, Dr. Musgrave, speaking on the subject of home missions, said: "I will never con sent that this Church shall become sectional. I protest solemnly against the phrase, North ern Assembly. We are the assembly of the United States of America, and wherever our flag floats as the ensign of our govern ment authority, there is a field for operation for this, shall I say National church? I would use that word if it were always rightly understood, and not supposed to mean a State church. I would say rather let this be a continental church, just as our fathers inten ded it to be. the but a of Chauffe in the World. " New York, May 21.—The Sun having re ported that Manton Marble was about to re tire from the editorship of the World , the latter paper publishes the following: "After the New York Democratic Conven tion at Utica had adopted the platform reaf firming the Syracuse platform of 1874 and 1875, and had presented the name of Gov. Tilden for President, to the National Demo cratic Convention, to meet at St. Louis, Mar ble accepted an offer from the undersigned, which has been open several months, for the purchase of all shares of stock of the World Company, and the trasfer was effected last month. Rirrno/Tl Ww Ï-T dvr t HnumiT " SENATE. Wasuiotgon, May 22.—Mr. H. F. Bar nnm, Senator elect from Connecticut, took the oath of office. At half past 1 the doors were re-opened, but immediately closed again, aud the Senate resumed the consideration of the articles of impeachment. At half past 4 the Senate again went into Executive Session, and after a s>kort time the doors were re-opened and the Senate ad journed. Washington, May 23.— Mr. Conkling, from the Committee on Foreign Relations, reported with amendments the House Joint Resolution suggesting the intercession of the United States to secure the release of E. O. Condon, now confined in an English prison. He asked for its present consideration. Mr. Edmunds said he would like to exam ine it, and asked that it might be laid over until to-morrow, which was so ordered. After reports on a number of bills of an unimportant character, the Senate resumed the consideration of the Articles of Impeach ment against Belknap, with closed doors. Be fore reaching any decision the doors re opened, and at a quarter to 6 o'clock the Senate adjourned. Mr. Logan occupied the entire day in the Impeachment Session. It is now thought the vote will be reached on Thursday. HOUSE. Washington, May 22.—Mr. Page offered a resolution, which was tabled by a party vote, declaring that the power to elect a Pres ident had never been delegated to the House of Representatives. A resolution was adopted dismissing Fitz hogb, Doorkeeper, and transferring the du ties of Doorkeeper to the Sergeant-at-Arms until further notice. The House then went into Committee of the Whole on the Naval Appropriation Bill. The pending amendment was that of Mr. Whittehorne, fixing the salaries of naval of ficers. After a long debate, in which it was sought to amend the amendment, the entire proposition was rejected by 74 to 72. Other sections of the bill were then discussed. The House adjourned without action. Washington, May 23.—Immediately after the reading of the journal the House went into Committee of the Whole, Mr. Clymer in the Chair, on the Naval Appropriation Bill. Mr. Piper offered an amendment relating to the navy yards at Brooklyn, Mare Island, Kittery, Charleston, Pensacola, Norfolk and League Island, for general purposes, and the yard at Washington for manufacturing pur poses only, and retaining New London as a naval station. He said that he was opposed to breaking np the navy yards of the United States, and that if the Democratic party at tempted to do so the navy yard would be the Thermopylae of the party. Mr. Luttrell enumerated the advantages of retaining Mare Inland, and charged PiDCT with offering an amendment which he knew that he (Luttrell) intended to offer, as Mare Island was within his district. Mr. Piper said he knew nothing of the kind. Mr. Wait opposed the discontinuance of the New London navy yard. Mr. Lewis of Alabama, spoke in support of the amendment offered yesterday. Randall proposed a substitute to the sec tion, proposing to abolish certain navy yard commissions, to consist of five naval officers to examine and report what yards, if any, can be dispensed with, and report at the next session of Congress. This was carried by a large majority. The Committee rose and the bill passed. The Interim Appropriation Bill was dis cussed for a time, when the House ad journed. Munn Cleared. Chicago, May 24.— Judge Blodgett de livered his charge to the jury in the Munn case this morning. He represented to the jury that the case hung on the evidence of Jacob Rehm, and if they believed his testi mony that the case was a clear one against Munn. After an hour and a half spent in deliberation, the jury returned a verdict of not guilty. ■ ——44 d -* Navy Appropriation Bill. Washington, May 24.—The navy ap propriation bill, which passed the House yesterday, appropriates $5,577,451 less than last year, the sum then being $17,511,306. This saving has been effected by the reduc tion of the personal navy from 8,500 to 7, 500 men, and also by reductions in the con struction, engineering and ordinance bureaus and a reform in the pay of officers, some of them heretofore having been paid waiting orders and shore pay when they should have received furlough pay only. Telegraphic Brevities. [From Telegrams of the 24th.] Cotton goods are lower in Manchester than they have been known in the past thirty years. Alvan C. Foster was murdered and robbed of a large sum of money near Keene, New Hampshire, Tuesday night. The President sent to the Seuate to-day the nomination of Edward F. Beale, to be Minister to Austria. The Democratic Congressional Convention at Evansville, Indiana, yesterday renominated Jerone Fuller, for Congress. The defeat of Jay Gould in the Pacific Mail Company war, is generally credited to Rufus Hatch, who is freely congratulated by Wall street on his success. Kerr returns to-day, and resumes his duties as Speaker. He will remain but a day or two, and then vacate his place for the ses sion nn the. srtvirp nf his nhvsicians.