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TOPICS OF THf DAY. A Bmn dispatch taya BUmmrck's nervousness ha so increased since the attempt en the life of the Emperor, that it is expected it will be necessary to ap point a colleague. J. 800TT Hakkmo was in early youth a student at the Ohio Medical College. His mind rerolted when he was invited to stndy anatomy at the dissecting table, and he abandoned all desire for the pro fession. Tfig Socialists of Cincinnati, in speeches and interviews, express" them selves as in favor of the ballot and not the bullet. They say that Socialism is not responsible for - the attempted assassination of Emperor William. The story of Genevra has been re peated in a sad way near the town of Dixon, Muwouri. Two little children concealed themselves in a trunk to hide in sport from their father, whom they raw on his return home. After a long search, they were found in the sleep of death by tbe horrified parent. Baexcm has offered one thousand dol lars for a phonograph to place on exhi bition. It was refused. Edison is edu cating agents to work and exhibit the machine throughout the country the agents to charge twenty-five cents ad mission, and give the phonograph com pany twenty-five per cent of the re ceipts. Judge Hilton having notified his in tention of turning the New York Wo men's Hotel into a men's hotel, a public mass meeting was called to protest against it. Several ladies made speeches, and a long string of resolutions wee adopted accusing Mr. Hilton of mercen ary designs in so soon changing the ob jects of his tavern. Anxious times are ahead for a good many officers in the Italian army, who have just been called upon to make their choice between the Pope and their King. A royal decree has been issued ordering all officers who were married simply in accordance with the rites of their church to get married again, ac cording to the civil law, as the military rules does not recognize the religious ceremony. . A MOifUMENT to Andrew Johnson was unveiled recently, at Greenville, Tcnn. The shaft is thirteen feet high and two feet ten inches square at the base, tapering to the apex, over which falls the American flag in graceful folds, and surmounting the whole is an eagle wiin ouisiretcnea wings, ine monu ment bears the inscription: Andrew Johnson, sevtnteeth President U. S. A. Born December 29, 1808. Died July 31, 1874. "His faith in the people never wavered. Thk great knots, wens or excrescences known as loupe, found on the walnut, maple, and oak, and much prized for fine veneers, form an important article of trade in the mountains separating the Caspian province from Persia. They are placed in a large vessel and steamed for days, until from an adamantine hardness they become as soft as cheese. ' They are then sliced into thin sheets by machinery. They harden again by ex posure and are sold at prices correspond ing With their size and beauty. ' Some loupes have brought in Paris as high as lour thousand dollars. Thb display of Bohemian glass at the Paris Exposition is very fine, and one exhibitor has a number of articles which thow the different uses to which this fabric may be put There are opera cloaks, feathers, tissues and stuffs which look as though they were manufactured from the finest silk, but are in reality made of glass. The ordinary brittleness does not exist, and the exhibitor, a Mme. De Breinfaut, claims that the tis sues will last longer and retain a new ap pearance for a greater period than if they were made of ordinary material. The complacency with which juries sometimes . disregard the evidence is illustrated by a trial in St Louis. A man who had fallen in an uncovered ewer hole sued the city for damages. lie had so clear a case that the only question fairly opened to the jury was what sum to award him The jurors retired, and from their room saw an open sewer hole into which nobody could have fallen except through his own gross carelessness. They immediately agreed to a verdict against the plaintiff. Subsequently they learned that the sewer hole of the suit was entirelydiffer- ent irom tbe one on which' they had based their verdict The estate of the late Mark Hopkins. of San Francisco, is legally returned at iiy;uu,wu. two bondsmen were re quired by law, who must qualify in twice the value of the estate, or $20,000.- 000 each. The difficulty of requiring nch enormous bonds was obviated by depositing in the Bank of California all the bonds of the Central Pacific. Southern Pacific and California Pacific Railroads, receipt being taken therefor. An administratrix's bond was then exe- j cnted for the remaining property, with Stanford and Crocker as sureties, each qualifying in the sum of $10,000,000. As the deceased died without leavinir a will, the widow takes three-quarters of 11 the property and the two brothers one-eighth each. The Aztecs of Mexico, when first known, were advanced in civilization. Their priests were the most learned; they had roads, most magnificent tem ples, and a knowledge of agriculture in advance of most of the nations found by the Europeans in the New World. Since the conquest and the substitution of the Catholic religion, the former advance of civilization has ceased, and the at th MMn j. tr.rm , fmmmmmi -.I.t.i. -- .m. classes of menials and servants. 'Their religion is a compound of Roman Cath olicism and the heathen ceremonies and observances of the early Aztecs. The most of them live in great poverty; their habitations are comfortless huts: their food consist almost entirely of vegetable and corn bread, and they are exceedingly lona or strong drink, Pope's Villa at Twickenham th I . . . , - . ia t .i. Pr1cn""ed,in 1715, and uvea in nntil his death in 1744-haa E7 V we na Don8n was siatea. nowever. mat vnu sum was nominal, and that the property will probably be purchased r privately at a less sum. The property I VOLUME VI. offered included the whole of the grounds, five acres in extent, with the cedars and other valuable growing tim ber, together with the celebrated grotto which the poet formed, and which is said to remain intact to the present day. The cedars of Lebanon, planted long before the poet's time, and probably the oldest in England, were, with the rest of the timber on the estate, estimated to be worth $20,000. Some experiments have been made at Brussels in breaking down horses by means of an electric bridle. The appa ratus, called the Engstrom bridle, after its inventor, consists simply in a couple of reins, along which run electric wires. At the end of the reins a small electric battery is attached, which is entirely in the power of the experimenter. By pressing on s little knob the electric current acts on the corner of the horse's mouth and after a few consecutive or intermittent shocks the animal becomes perfectly docile. A very intractable mare was broken in after one experi ment with the bridle. The inventor asserts that runaway horses can ijh me diately be brought to a stand-still by means of this apparatus. Minister Bingham has sent from Japan a very interesting paper, by a na- tivesavant,on the earthquakes that have occurred in that country during the past fifteen years. The number of de structive, earthquakes recorded is one hundred and forty-nine. The ninth century was the most prolific in these, reaching twenty-eight ; in the fifteenth century there were fifteen; the same in the seventeenth ; thirteen in the eigh teenth, and sixteen in the present cen tury. The recorded average is one great earthquake every ten years, but the nineteenth century gives one every five years, unusually mgn temperature ana strange atmospheric changes have been noticed as precursors of great con vulsions, especially in the earthquake which desolated the city of Yeddo in 1855. Ms. Amebicus Symmes thus explains his father's theory concerning the North Pole, which he is endeavoring to have thoroughly tested by the Howgate ex pedition. " The explorer will find that after he passes the eightieth degree, the weather grows milder ; when he reaches the eighty-first degree he will find some open water; wnen tne eignty-secona degree is reached he will find much open water and great quantities of wild an imals and some waterfowls; when the eighty-third degree is reached he will find the open Polar sea, that is two thousand miles in diameter, and if he will go out into that sea when the weather is warm and genial, he will find the ccuntry that the Symmes theory says can be found large forests of timber, large rivers and rich land, and the home of more wild animals than can be found anywhere else in cre ation, and waterfowls in abundance." IMPORTANT DECISIONS. Two important cases were decided lately at Washington, in the United States Court of Claims. The Union Pacific Railroad Company brought suit in this court for half the transportation of moneys withheld by the government, and the latter set up in offset a claim lor five per cent of the net earnings of the road since its completion. . The suit raised two questions. First, when the road was completed ; and, second, what constituted net earnings. The decision is that the road was completed Novem ber 6, 1869, the time when a commission of eminent citizens made their report, and the net earnings are to be computed by deducting from the gross receipts the operating expenses only, and net interest on, the floating or bonded debt, or on any other, expenditures. Judg ment is rendered against the company for $774,089, against which the company holds prior judgment for transportation earnings of about the same amount. The case goes to the United States Su preme Court on appeal. The other noteworthy judgment ren dered by the Court was in favor of the Pacific Mail Steamship Company and against the United States for $41,666, for a trip of tbe City of Pekin from I San Francisco to China and Japan and return, in March, 1875. This decision affirms the validity of the ten year con tract of the company for carrying the mails, which was terminated by Con gress after the Pekin sailed, in conse quence of the disclosures of B. B. Irwin relative to expenditures of money by the company to procure a subsidy. RUSSIAN FINANCES. The Novoe Vremya, in an article on the financial resources of Russia, asserts that, though they have been greatly strained by the expenses of the late war, they are still sufficient to bear the cost of an energetic foreign policy." An impor tant test of the prosperity of the masses in Russia is, according to the writer, the- produce ot the excise duty on spirituous liquors. This was in 1877, 207,835,798 ronbles, being 199,758 roubles more than in 1876. The receipts from the excise duties on tobacco and sugar were also I larger in 101 1 man in tne previous year. As to the customs duties, the receipts from the beginning of the year np to the 4th of May amounted to 15,205,922 roubles, being 10,675,676 roubles more than in the same period of 1877. Far ther, in January, 1878, 19,621 verstaof railways were open for traffic, and the number of railway passengers (exclusive of soldiers was 1,683,258, against 1,419, 799 in January, 1877 ; while the weight of the goods conveyed by railroad was I 'o,ioi uuuuub i again bw 111 January, 1877) by express trains, and 782,481 pounds (against 451,862 in January, 1877) by luggage trains, Th iinr .. i?.i.;.n . w vw a wj v wavew Avamaau anu W y O. too, amounted last January to 15,411 - ' a 03 rouDies, neing at per cent, more than in the previous year. REVIEW OP DOMESTIC NEWS. The President and suit visited West Point on the 12th. Thk venerable widow of Thomas Corwin died at Lebanon, Ohio, on Jnne 10. President Hayes delivered an address to the graduating class at West Point on the 13th. Hon. E. F. Notes arrived home on the 15th of Jane, to give testimony in the Pot ter investigation. William Cullen Bryant died at his residence in New York City on the morning of the 12th, of paralysis. At bomerville, near Boston, a fire de stroyed four acres of buildings. It broke out in tbe pork .slaughtering ' house of Cbales H. North & Co. Fbancb has accepted the invitation of the United States to hold an International Con ference on the subject of metallic money standards. Italy has done the same. This settles the fact of the Conference. Therb was a riot in Quebec on June 12, and a flour store was plundered. The gov ernment troops fired upon the mob, killing one man and wounding others. The rioters declared that they must have bread or die. The Michigan Republican State Conven tion renominated Governor Croswell and Lieutenant-Governor Sessions by acclamv tion. A p atform was adopted sustaining the President's title, and in favor of a sound currency. The Woman Suffragists of Indiana have held a convention in Richmond, and passed resolutions asking the Legislature to take the necessary steps to procure an amend ment to the Constitution conferring the bal lot on " the sex." John Milton Parses (colored) was hanged at Somerset, Ky., June 12, for the murder of George Franklin on the 5th of last March. He mounted the scaffold bravely, and died apparently without fear. He was only seventeen years old. THE Socialist labor party, of New York, i mass meeting, passed resolutions re pudiating every endeavor to make the party responsible for any attempted as sassinations ; denouncing the attempted as sassination of-the Emperor of Germany, and condemning the "capitalistic" press of the country as inimical to culture and progress as against the spirit of the public. Dennis Donnelly, a Mollie Maguire, suf fered the death penalty at Pottsville, Pa., on the 11th of June, for the murder of Thomas Sanger, mine boss, in 1875. The execution had twice been postponed by the Governor. As the drop fell, Donnelly strug gled horribly, and slowly strangled to death. The body was taken in charge by a brother of the deceased. The execution was com paratively private. - : James Murphy, a farmer, who had been missing from his home, near Burlington, Ind., about a week, was found after con tinued search and seining in Wild Cat Creek, with his head mashed in, and all his valuables gone. He had, when he left home about one hundred dollars and a geld watch and chain. He left home in search of his sheep, which it is proved were taken by two young men named Shaffer and Lape, and sold. Alexander Stephens has addressed a letter to the Chairman of the Democratic Committee in his district, telling him he intends to stand for re-election, whether the Democrats renominate him or not The letter is called out by attacks made en him for his position in regard to the Potter reso lution. He says he does not intend to vol untarily retire from his position in this hour of renewed threatening ; that in the event the convention Bhall repudiate him, because of anything connected with his recent sen timents, he desires to be plainly understood that he shall regard their edict as but a brutum fulmen, and he' will stand for re election in ! his district in spite of such action. " " FOREIGN SUMMARY. The Russian army corps commenced ad vancing on Pitesti, and reached Titer and Gaeste. It entered some villages occupied by Roumanian troops. The Roumanian Government, fearing bloodshed, ordered their troops to retire in the direction of Pitesti and Tiregoresti. The Russian move ment interrupts the communication of the Roumanian army with Bucharest The government intends to ask an explanation ot Russia, and if the answer is unsatisfac tory, it will address a solemn protest to the powers. At Berlin, on June 13, the flag of Ger many was hoisted over the palace, betoken ing that Congress had opened. The first day's sitting was merely devoted to the formalities of electing a President and bureau. The Presidency was conferred upon Prince Bismarck, at the suggestion of Count Andrassy, who advocated this selec tion, not simply on the ground of tradi tional custom, but for the eminent services which Bismarck was on all sides acknowl edged to have rendered. Count Andrassy also expressed the warmest hopes for the recovery of the revered German Emperor, . The Fraud Committee. The Drineinal noint in th inveatirctinn on the 10th was the introduction before the Committee, by Hon. Benj. F. Butler, of the despatch sent to Lieut Governor Young, by Boulds A. Baker, Secretary of the Confer ence of Southern Republicans and old-line WhigB, suggesting material for Mr. Haves' Cabinet. The dispatch was sent on Febru ary 24, 1877. Mr. Butler is of opinion that the present investigation will lead to start ling developments. He remarked ihac what has already come is but the sub stance that is coming. He said there would be sensation- enough come out of it to last the newBuaners all through thn nmma. The dispa ck suggested the names of a num ber of prominent Southern men for the cabinet of Mr. Hayes, among whom were Ex-United States Senator John Pool, of .North Carolina; Hon. John Hancock, of Texas; colonel K.T. Van Horn, of Missouri; General Joseph E. Johnston: Senator Key, of Tennessee, and others all regarded as Southern Union men, or moderate secession ists, the admission of either one of whom in the cabinent would harmonize the South. Mr. (ox could not see in what connection this was competent tes timony before the Committee. nnrl ex. pressed himself as in a condition of ardent curiosity about the matter. Jir. Butler said : "And I must leave you in that condi- u v7 prove who Boulds Baker is. Mr. Key. one of the men nanataA pointed by Mr. Hayes, and one of the first acts or. nis administration was to appoint . " MI UIUCQ III ma gnu Messrs. Reed and Lillev were V,i.nni,t fn,. ward as witnesses, and were finallv A r An fad to appear to-morrow with the records, ac ccounts, and the appointment and recom mendations of Boulds Baker as special agent, and with like information as to ueorge A. Howard, formerly one of the assistant secretaries to the Electoral Com mi-aion. T.. T T, . . . vu iuu 11, tnairman rotter bad read a letter to Stanley Matthews accompanying a subpena stating it was not the desire of the committee to interfere In any way with Mr. Matthews' duties as Senator, and that there would be every disposition on the part of SOMERSET, OHIO, THURSDAY, JUNE 20, 1878. the committee to meet his convenience in respect to time of attendance. At the sug gestion of il . Cox, the whole subject was laid over for the present. James E. Anderson was recalled, but nothing new was elicited. James A. Boulds, Appointment Clerk of the Post Office Department, was sworn, and produced a letter from the Postmaster Gen eral, stating that Boulds had papers and books inquired far by the committee in refer ence to the appointments of Jos. A. Howard and Boulds and Baker. Boulds was exam ined at length, by General Butler, and stated that Boulds Baker first entered the Pos' office Department, October 16, 1876, as a twelve tiundred-dollar clerk under the ad ministration of Postmas er General Tyner. The names of the parties recommending the appointment were O. P. Morton.' John Hancock, and Representatives Throckmor ton and Culberston. Baker continued in that position until April 1, 1877, when he was dismissed, and on April 1, 1877, at the instance of the parties first recommending his appointment, and others, he was ap pointed Special Agent at twel e hundred per aunnum, and five dollars per diem. . Lilley, Deputy Sixth Auditor of the Treas ury Department, said in reply to a Question by Mr. Cox, that the salary of Boulds Baker was paid strictly in accordance with the authority given in the Revised Statutes. Mr. Baker was one of the sixty special agents. Recommendations for the appointment of George Howard, Assistant cle k to the Electoral Commission, were signed by Senators MoCrary, Hoar and others. The recommendations were based upon How ard's efficient service in completing the vol ume known as "The Count of tbe Electoral Vote." At two o'clock ex-Congressman Darrall was to take the stand, but when the hour came it was learned that Kellogg had trot ed him off to see the President. The an nouncement caused a gentle sensation. Mr. Darrall was an hour late on account of his Presidential visit. His visit to the White Bouse was not referred to in the evidence. Darrall's evidence was sandwiched with letters of his own cemposition, written principally to Anderson. H- testified that the letters and documents Anderson had fr- m Matthews were to be held over the head of the latter gentleman, to get him to use his influence to have Darrall appointed Collector of the Port of New Orleans; also, that he, having railroad pa ses as a member of Congress, sent them to Anderson for the latter gentleman to travel between Wash ington and Philadelphia. During Darrall's examination ev-Gov-ernor Young, of Ohio, came in, and asked to be heard. He said he understood from 1 the newspapers that Butler wanted him on tbe stand, and as he proposed to return to Cincinnati at night, he did not wish to ap pear to dodge. Mr. Butler denied that he wanted Mr. Young to testify. " It is a good rule," said he, " never to believe anything yott see in the papers about me." Darrall having been kept out of office by the adverse influence of the Board, gave willing evidence to the power of Wells and Anderson at the White House in the matter of making and breaking slates. It seemed to afford him pleasure also to testify that all tbe members of the late board were in Federal positions except Cassanave, the coffin-maker, who had not sought office. Late in the afternoon the Potter com mittee had a short executive session to con sider the case of Senator Matthews. It was reported to them that the subpena had been ervea commanding the Senator to appear efore the committee at ten o'clock this morning, but that he h ad paid no attention to it. JNo conclusion was reached. The House investigators had Darrall on the stand on the 12th, and General Cox sub jected him to a lengthy cross-examination. this: So far as Senator Matthews was con cerned, that Darrall and his friends, learn ing of the Anderson letters and apers, at tempted to use Dotn to secure Mattnews's assistance in the matter of the New Orleans Collectorship. Darrall testified that An derson always declared to him that the pro test was true in regard to intimidation in Feliciana. Nash also told him, in explana tion of his signature to the agreement be fore his name, that he signed it in a foolish moment, when Anderson was threatening that if he did not he would re voke his protest. The three witnesses called to establish the fact that Weber signed the Anderson-Weber agreement, namely the two witnesses to the paper and the Notary who affixed the jurat, swore that the paper which Anderson declared to be a forgery was an original and genuine paper, out none oi tnem Knew tnat tne person who appeared before them and signed the name of Weber was actually Weber ; so that the Question of the oaDerbeineaforirerv. so far as Weber's signature is concerned, is still open. General Smith, late appointment clerk. was examined by General Butler, with the purpose of showing that ihe President was a party to trying to reward Anderson, after its I'eing proved what his character was. Smith's answers were such as to contradict this theory, and soon Butler, not receiving sucn answers as ne wanted, Degitn to brow beat the witness. A severe passage at arms took place between the witness aud Butler. and at one instant there seemed to be dan ger of an actual collision between the two. uenerai uox reproved Butler tor his course in examining witness in a speech. The Chairman finally commanded order, and the excitement subsided. General Smith, late appointment clerk. was on the stand again on the 13th, and the " spatting " between Butler and Cox in re gard to Butler's manner of questioning wit ness was about thr, only thing of interest. Smith testified that this morning he went to the Secretary's office at the Executive ManBion, and looked over the record of le ters, and found that there had been a letter reterred to the Treasury Department, March 10, 1877, which had been written to the President by a personal friend, recommend ing the appointment of James E. Anderson. The witness had but one interview with the President in regard to Anderson's ap pointmtnt. He produced a telegram from Mattnews bearing tne date January 30, ad dressed to himself, taken from the" files of the Treasury Department, which he thought was a reply to the telegram sent by Secre tary onerman. xne telegram was read, ac follows : " The letter referred to has been received No answer needed." Witness has written Mr. Matthews, and shown him one of Anderson's letters, but did not remember the contents of it. General Butler questioned the witness at length regarding the letter written by Mr. Anderson declining the position of Inpec tor of Customs, and as to tbe time the let ter was forwarded to Mr. Matthews; wit ness replied that, to the best of his recol lection, he sent tbe letter to Mr. Matthews' the day of its receipt, J une 20. At the request of General Butler, after having said ne had in his possession another letter from Anderson, witness produced two letters and stated he had no particular t i . 1 . 1 T I irieu iy relations wiiu .a.naerson. rad ad vised him on certain noints. and had an pointed his brother in the Custom-house at Baltimore. Another letter from Anderson to General Smith was read by General But ler, inquiring whether Senator Matthews had said anything of his X Anderson'sl friend. a clerk in the Philadelphia Custom-house, and upon being interrogated whether he Smith replied to that letter, he sail it was his recollection that he did, and stated that he , had not heard from Senator Matthews on the subject, ihe witness further testified that he had appointed Anderson's brother upon the recommendation of Stanley Matthews. Mr. Butler's endeavor was to show that the President understood the position of Ander son, and connived at it, but the witness testified that when he called the attention of the President to the fact that Anderson claimed to have had an agreement with Matthews for an important place, the Presi dent distinctly and emphatically disclaimed any knowledge of any such agreement, and unconditionally refused to give Anderson anything more than an unimportant place. In fact, said General Smith, the President showed decided aversion to appointing Anderson to any place. The Potter Committee had a long secret session on the morning of the 14th, for an exchange of observations with the sub-com-mltte just from Florida, The whole ground was gene over, and the future "work for the committee laid out. The mention of a sub-committee to Louis iana awxkenedthe unanimous response that nobody Wanted to go there if it were possi ble to avoid it, as the weather is hotandthe climate unhealthy. Ben Butler has not yet volunteered to go. As to who should go, and when, no conclusion was reached. Late in the afternoon Elector Brewster was examined, but nothing startling de veloped. The proceedings in the House took all interest away from the Committee, and MrgJents, who was present to testify, Was dismissed for the day. The Potter Committee resumed its session on the 15th. H. Conquest Clarke, formerly private secretary to Governor Kellogg, and now in the Internal Revenue Department, was examined regarding Louisiana certifi cates. He recognised the first and second set of certificates in possession of the com mittee as the ones prepared by him. Ander son having stated that there was an error in the certificates, Governor Kellogg requested witness to examine them. Witness was present when Gove nor Kellogg signed the sen nd set of certificates, and had himself sealed them up and fo warded them to Washing'on. He also sealed the first set and handed -hem to the District Judge. All signatures of the first set were signed in the presence of witness. Witness did not pre pare the messenger's authority charged with the delivery of the second set of cer tificates. He was of the opinion that the authority which the bearer of the second set of certificates presented was the authority prep red for the messengers of tbe first se, General Anderson Recess. When tbe committee reassembled Mr. Clarke testified that he saw also Brewster sign the second set of certificates, and that gentleman signed in the committee room, and not in the Governor's office, as Rrewster testified yesterday. He had read tbe state ment in a Cincinnati paper, to the effect that some of the signatures of the Louis iana Electoral returns had been forged, and thought he clipped the paragraph from the paper and subsequently inclosed it in a let ter to Gov. Kellogg, inquiring what it meant but he had never receved a reply to the let ter. Never heard anything while in New Orleans of the so called cherman letter In consequence of the objections made by Governor Kellogg to the handwriting in the first set of certificates, witness had caused a number of extra copies to be made by the clerk in tbe office writing a p ainer band. He (witness), therefore, had a number of certificates in excess of these required for the use of tbe Electoral College. s After further unimportant testimony, the wi ness was excused, and ex-Representative Darrall was recalled, remaining on the stand but about five minutes, when Chairman Pot ter announced that he had requested Se ator KelloKg to appear before the committee. but had received a Verbal message from him saying that he could hot Comply with the request at present. The committee ad journed until Monday. Ihe documents sent to the House of Representatives by the President, at the in stance of the Potter committee, embrace all the communications to and from the Louisiana Commissioners in charge of the Department of State. All have been hereto fore published. Sub-Committee in Florida. The testimony of McLin was continued. He stated that, from all he heard, and all that took place, w tness looked UponNoyes as a special representative of Hayes, ex pressing his views with regard to every thing, and felt satisfied that if the State went for Hayes, leading Republicans of the State would be provided for. General Lew Wallace was very active in getting up testi mony before the board ; getting in returns and evidence in contested precincts and counties. He said he had been telegraphed to by Hayes, requesting him to come to Florida, and said before and after the can vass he was satisfied that Haves, if he be came President, would take pleasure in pro viding ior tne itepuDncans ot r loriaa. Witness said his party feeling bad more to do wi h his course in the board than any other cause, and did not know that he was directly influenced by the promise of office, though these were not without weight. He leJt assured that, sn tar as pecuniary pront went, he could gain as much by casting his vote one way as the other. Witness said he had come to tne conclusion that if the board had followed the instructions of the Su preme Court of the State, had counted precincts which were thrown out by them, and had thrown out the counties of Alachua, Leon and Jefferson, in which fraud had evidently been committed, the State certainly went for Tilden. On examination by liiscoefc witness testi fied that no direct offers of money were made by either Noyes or Stearns to influ ence his official action. On one occasion. Mr. Manton Marble, after assuring witness ot his belie that the etate had tairly given its vote for Tilden, and that fraud was be ing resorted to by the Republicans to give the State to Haves, made an appeal to him to do his duty. W tness replied tt atif he felt tnat iiayes was elected ne would die in tne ditch before he would give up the State, to which he alleged Marble said, " There is no danger, il you do right, of your dying in the ditch or dving poor." Think Mr. Marble had subsequently made a public denial of having approached the witness. Other witnesses were examined, but no definite testimony as to fraud was given. Ohio Bepnblicans in Convention. The Republicans of Ohio, in convention at Cincinnati, on tbe 12th, nominated Mil ton Barnes for Secretary of State, Judge William White for Supreme Judge, and George Paul for Board of Public Works. On the important questions that are at pres ent agitating the public mind, the following resolutions were adopted : f inances. ine hnancial question having been disposed of by Congress, and the country at present needing repose in order that capital may seek investment, and that industries may revive, thus increasing the demand for labor, the situation ought to be accepted, and we oppose the further agita tion of the question at this time as injurious to business and devoid of other than evil results. Industry. A tariff for revenue should be maintained and so adjusted as to secure in cidental protection to home industry. True economy requires that the government should make sufficient appropriation to carry forward the woik on all public build ings without delav. and this should es pecially be the aim when the supply of labor is in excess t the demand. The min ing interests of Ohio require an inspection intelligently administered, and we condemn the action of the Governor in prostituting that department, the obiect of which should be to protect life and promote the comfort of miners, to a mere partisan purpose. Investigation. The revolutionary move ment inaugurated under cover of investiga tion, but really as an attack upon the Presi dent's title, calculated as it is to Mexicanize the affairs of this country, to cause general distrust, to prostrate our industries, and aggravate and prolong the distress ot labor ing and industrial classes, we unqualifiedly condemn. President Hayes having been duly elected, and his title subsequently set tled under tbe constitution, by the nignest tribunal, and by tbe act of both political parties, it can not be questioned: and we recognize in his administration the highest integrity and patrtotism, the most sincere effort to promote political purity and har mony, and to secure general business pros perity throughout the whole country. Other resolutions, of a local character, were passed. Ah" exchange says: "The unequal length of the lower limbs sometimes observed in man can be more readily detected when the man is lying down on tne noor than wnen ne is standing ui Experienced tailors assert that this at breviation accounts for some misfits in trousers." Under such circumstances the only way for a tailor to give a man fits is to throw him down before the measure is taken. New Orleans Picayune. The number of arrests in Prussia for disloyal utterances is increasing signifi cantly. CONGRESSIONAL. In the Senate, June 10, the Conference Committee's report on the bill providing a permanent form of Government for the Dis trict of Columbia, submitted Saturday, was concurred in. The bill, now goes to the President. The bill to strengthen the founda tion of the Washington monument was agreed to yeas, 38; nays, 17. Mr. Spencer moved to take up tbe resolution submitted by him, Saturday, authorizing the appoint ment of a special committee to inquire into the alleged fr. nils, in connection with the recent Presidential election. The resolu tion Was taken up, and Mr. Sargent sub mitted an amendment to have the investi gation made by the Matthews Investigation Committee. The resolution and amend ment were referred to the Commit tee on Privileges and Elections. Consideration of the River and Harbor Bill was proceeded with, Spencer in charge of the bill. In answer to a question he sp.id the bill, as it now stood before the Senate, appropriated $8,252,700. As it came from the House it appropriated 97,200,000. Mr. Sar gent called for the' yeas and nays on the amendment increasing the appropriation for improving the h -rbor of harleston. South Carolina, from 15,000 to $20,000, and it was agreed to yeas 41, nays -8. Other amendments of the committee were agreed to, as follows : Striking out the appropria tion of $10,000 for Port Clinton, O. ; reduc- j ing the appropriation for improving tbe en trance to Galveston Harbor, Texas, 'rom $125,000 to $50,000; striking out of House bill the appropriation of $25,000 for Passo Carallo inlet into Matagorda Bay, Texas, and that of $75,000 for improving White and St Francis Rivers, Arkansas, and to build a sternwheel snag-boat for that river; increas ing' the appropriation for improving the mouth of Red River, Louisiana, from $50, 000 to $150,000 In the House, a debate sprung up on tne duty of government to make generous appropriation for public buildings, in order to give employment to labor in hard times. Several members advocated this doctrine. Mr. Ewing said he would increase . the expenditure for buildings at sueh a time, and would first take the sinking fund and apply it in this way, and then tbe ten million of green backs deposited to redeem fractional notes, and then he would issue the seventy mil lions of greenbacks which had been retired, and would t us raise the amount to four hundred and fifty millions. The result was that the House raised the appropriation for public buildings at Atlunta, Ga., fiom $20,000 to $60,000. The appropriations for the Custom Houses at Cincinnati, Chicago, and St. Louis will probably be raised from $300,000 each to $400,000 each. In the Senate, June 11, the River and Harbor bill was passed, which appropriates in the aggregate about $8,500,000, over a million of which was added to the bill by the Senate. Senators Conkling and Thur man, and one or two others, withheld their opposition until the hill Was to be put upon its passage, when they made records for themselves in words of strong condemna tion of the measure. The bill passed by a majority of more than a dozen votes. It w.ll now go back to the House. Senator Matthews succeeded in having tacked upon the bill the following amend ment, which Mr. Sayler was prevented fr m offering in the House : " For the construc tion of a harbor or harbors of refuge at Cincinnati, to protect the river commerce from the flow of ice in the Ohio, $50,000 t- be expended under the direction of the Engineer Corps of the army." In the House, an amendment to the Sundry Civil Appropriation Sill, by Mr. Banning, to increase the appropriations for the new custom-house at incinnati from $300,000 to $400,000 was defeated by 84 to 76. The appropriation for the building at Evansville, Ind., was increased from $20, 000 to $45,000. The appropriation for the building at Grand Rapids was Increased from $20,000 to $47,000. Mr. Cole offered and amendment increasing thettppropria tion tor the at. Liouis custom-house Irom $300,000 to $400,000. Rejected. In the Senate June 12, the House bill, authorizing payment of the claim of Ten nessee for keeping United States prisoners, passed. Messrs. Davis of Illinois, Blaine and Thttrman were appointed a Conference Committee on the part of the Senate on the bill providing for the distribution of the award made under the Convention be tween the United States and the Govern ment of Mexico. Mr. Dorsey, from the Conference Committee on tbe Post-office Appropriation bill, submitted a report, winch was agreed to and the bill passed. A joint resolution dsslaring that laborers in the government workshops should receive as much for eight hours' labor as mechanics in similar establishments conducted by private citizens receive for ten hours' work came up for consideration, and after a long debate, on motion of Senator Eaton, it was postponed until the next session of Con gress by a vote of 31 to 25. Among the bills passed by the Senate was one author izing the States of Ohio, Indiana, and Ill inois to prosecute suits in the Supreme Court to recover from the United States a per cent, arising from sales of public lands, which the government failed to ex pend in public improvements for the beneht of those Istates In the House, the Speaker appointed Messrs. WilBon, Chalmers and Banks con ferees on the Mexican Award Bill. The HouBe then went into committee of the wh' le, Mr. Carlisle in the ohair, on tbe Civil (sundry Appropriation Bil. The sec tion in regard to the coast survey having been reached, Mr. Xoung ottered an amend ment, appropriating 123,000 for alluvial lands on the Mississippi delta. Ruled out on point of order. Mr. Stevens moved to increase the appropriation for Signal Service from $325,000 to $350,000. Adopted ky 100 to 49 Mr. Price moved; in regard to the Rock Island Arsenal, further appropriations ag gregating $265,000. Adopted 102 to 58. On motion of Mr. Ihompson, tbe paragraph providing for the sale of the arsenals at Pittsburg, Pa., and Pikesville, Md., was stricken out. The committee then rose, and the Speaker laid before the House message from the President recommending an appropriation for a Commission on the part ot tne united Btater tn tne interna tional Monetary Conference. Referred. A night session was held for general business, tn the senate, June 13 the House bill to restore certain lands in Iowa to settlement under the homestead law, and for other purposes was passed. (It applies t all vacant unppropriated lands neretotore withdrawn for the Mississippi A Missouri Railroad in that State.) At the expiration of tbe morning hour, Mr. Voorhees moved to take up the Dill to repeal the specie resumption act; wnicn led to s discussion. The motion was agreed fo veas 30 ; nays 28. The bill after some con sideration was passed. It reads as follow : " Be it enacted, etc., T at from and after the passage of this act United States notes shall be receivable the same as coin in pay ment oi the lonr per centum bonds now authorized by law to be issued, and on and after October 1, 1878, said notes shall be re ceivable for duties on imports." In the House, there was a great deal of confu-ion as to the order of business, Mr. Ellis en deavoring to call up the contested election case of Richards n vs. Rainey, of Sonth Carolina, and Mr. Reagan endeavoring to call up the river and harbor bill, for the purpose of non-concurring in the Senate amendments. Finally both propositions were voted down, and the House deter mined to go into Committee of the Whole on the sundry civil appropriation bill and closing all further debate on the hill and amendments. Mr. Williams, of Michigan, of- fered an amendment appropriating $10,000 for the improvement of Yellowstone Na tional Park. Adopted. On motion ot Mr, Sayler, the appropriation for the Hayden survey was increased from $50,000 to $75.- 009. On motion of Mr. Eden, the appro priation ior the rowell survey was increased from $30,000 to $50,000. At the evenina session, the bill was further considered, the Committee rose and reported the bill to the House, une nrst amendment, on which a yea and nay vote was demanded, and that increasing the appropriation for tbe Atlanta Custom-house from $20,000 to $60,000, and it was aareed to veas 141. nays 81. Theamendment increasing the appro priation ior the Chicago custom House irom ssuo.ooo to $400,000, was rejected yeas 98, nays 111. The action of the com- NUMBER 11. mittee in increasing the appropriation for tne rostnmce at c.vansville, Ind.. irom $20, 000 to $40,000, and the appropriation for the Postoffice at Grand Rapids, Mich., from $20,000 to $47,000, was concurred in. The amendment increasing the appropriation for the signal service from $325,000 to $350,- uuu was agreed to, as was also an amend ment increasing the appropriation for military telegraph lines on the Southwes tern frontier from $20,000 to $50,000. An amendment increasing the appropriation for the Rock Island arsenal to about $300, 000 was agreed to yeas, 121 ; nays 84. An amendment, striking out tbe paragraph re funding to the State of Pennsylvania $29, 000 for expenses incurred in raising volun teers in the late insurrection, was defeated yeas, 67; nays, 130 and the paragraph stands as originally reported. At midnight the civil sundry bill passed, and the House adjourned. - In the Senate, June 14, the bill to create a sinking fund to i ay the indebtedness due the Government by the Kansas Pacific Rail road was passed. The House Pension Bill for the relief of disabled soldiers was passed. ' The Senate not being able to agree with the House in regard to appropriations ia the Civil Service Bill, a Committee of Conference was appointed. Tbe same action was taaen with the Legislative. Judicial and Executive Appropriation Bill. ........ .In the House, on motion of Mr Eden, tf-e Senate amendments to the bill making an appropriation for the payment of awards to the Southern Claims Com mission, were concurred in. A resolution, proposed by Mr. Burchard, of Illinois, de claring that it is not competent to revise the action of the last Congress, or to annul the decision of tbe Electoral Commission, and that any attempt to do so would be revolution, was passed by the extraordinary vote of 216 yeas to 21 nays. In the Senate, June 15, Mr. Wadleigh, from the Committee on Privileges and Elec tions, made a report Upon the charges that the election of Senator Grover was pro cured by fraud and bribery. The report says the evidence did not sustain any of such charges. The committee was dis charged from further consideration of the subject. Leave was given members of the cemmittee to file their views in the case. Mr. Windom called up his concurrent res olution extending the session until noon of Tuesday next, which was agreed to yeas, 36 ; . nays, 9 alter the rejection of an amendment to extend the session till noon " of Wednesday next by a vote of 25 to 26. The resolution was immediately sent to the House on motion of Mr. Howe. Mr Windom then submitted an amendment ap propriating $10,000 to be used under the direction of the Attorney General to defray any expenses that may be incurred by the Department of Justice for the detect! n of any crime committed against the United States in the affairs of or in the course of invest gation mentioned in this act. Agreed to, and the bill passed as amended. The Committee on Finance was discharged from the further consideration of a large number of proposition in regard to a re peal of specie resumption and remonetiza tion of silver, together with numerous bi ls in regard to t e payment of customs d -ties in legal tender n tes, and the goloid coin bills, nearly all of the subjects having been covered by bills passed. Mr. Spencer pre sented a report of the conference committee on the river and harbor appropriation bill. It is substantially as it passed the Senate, but reduced $39,000, now appropriating $8,361,700. A number of items had been stricken out entirely, and appropriations in others reduced. Among the reduc tions were $30,000 for the harbor of Dunkirk. After discussion the report was agreed . to, and the bill passed. The amendment of tne House to the bill of the Senate increasing the pension of Gen eral James Shields, of Missouri, to one hun dred dollars a month' was concurred in and the bill passed ......... In the House, the Con ference Committee report making the total amount of appropriations in the River and Harbor bill $8,361,700 was agreed to. The Senate concurrent resolution for adjourn ment on Tuesday was adopted. The amend ment in tne internal revenue Dili on the taxation of tobacco were considered, but no final action was taken. GENERAL LAWS. by the Mbcfy-TbJrd Ctomral i rm- blT mt Ohio, at Ms KrarulKr Ht Be ffaa Jmamarjr 7, mad Woae May 13, 1878. 1. To strike the word " white " from the militia laws. 2. authorizing payment to be made of compeDsa- on to certain uoaras ul Equalization (Cincinnati) and their assistants. a. M&klnff an iDnrnnriation for adTertiainE nro- pofled amendments to the Constitution. 4. Ataaing partial appropriations ior rae year ioio (for tdjutant oeneral's office, and expenses of the militia ordered out in 1877). a. xo estaoiisn a uoa-a ox r ire vommusionen in certain cities (Cincinnati). 0. Prescribing proceedings in cases tn Probate Court wherein the Probate Judge ia interested in any manner. 7. To redistrict certain cities of the second class (Dayton) for representation in Council, tc. a. t o maintain or assist in maiouinimi ceruun libraries i certain cities (Cleveland). 9. Directing the AdtutantGeneraltoascerUin tbe number of soldiers' uumarked graTes in Ohio, for tbe purpose of having durable monuments erected. It). Authorizing the Board of Public Works in certain cities (Cincinnati) to appoint the City Auditor. 11. Prescribing proceedings for making a town ship liable for medical service to paupers. 12. To provide ior tbe better organization of cor- K rations designated as tbeWidow's Home and Asy m for Aged and Indigent Women. 1.1 Authori sins the C Bimissioners ot certain counties to levy an additional poor tax. 14. to rep. at tne rematrauon section oi tne law for the registration of voters. 10. To reorganize tne unio reniienuary 16. A uthorizinz tke Governor to aoooint twentT- one trustees of any college, seminary or academy Incorporated under tne law a ot unio, ior wuicn there shall be no provision of law for filling vacan cies in the Bo rd of Trustees. The bill specially applies to reverly College. 17 To provide for keeping in repair gravel tnd macadamised and volunteer roads. 18. Requiting: Township Trustees to erect guide nearus. In. Prescribing rates ot taxation by County com missioners for road and bridge purposes. M. Authorizing iximmissioners oi certain coun- line tn keen in rerair five turnDikea 21. Hasina appropriations lor deficiencies and partial appropriations for the year 1878. penal or reformatory Institutions to receive girls, devises and beauesta. IS. To authorise tbe Trustees of mutual protec tion associations of Patrons of Husbandry to move tneir omce. 24. To so amend Section of the Homestead Ex- emption La as to prov de for appraiaenient of the homestead once in two years, at the instance of the ludzment debtor 2i. To re-enact Section S of the Probate Court Act of ISM. as amended - pril V. I86L 2S To punish the oneaaes of advertising profes sional aervi es io procure aivoroea. 27 Prescribing the mode of fixing compensation of deputy county omceraana cieras in certain coun ties (Hamilton). xs. Authorising tbe Township Trustees of any township in this estate to levy a tax to purchase a hearse ana erect a vault. M. Authorising Courts to appoint Assistant Pros ecuting Attorneys. i. Limiting the com pe nam tion of Township Trus tees and i ownanip uteras. si. To amen ejection 1 of the Mechanics' lien Law so that liens shall take effect for two years from the date ot tbe nrst Item ot la Dor perioral ea, ana there shall be no bomesleaa exemption against it. X2. Requiring that any vote taken uudr the law for estabAshlng Children's Homes shall not be at a atsnerai election as. Regulating the payment by the county of costs in criminal cases. t. Fixing tbe time preset Ibtng the manner of nerformlna two davs' work on the htabwavs. SS Requiring Boards ot Education in city districts oi tne second class to be voted lor at tne time ana nlACO of municipal elections S. Authorising ineotpttrated villages and cities to purchase steam fire engines, etc X7. Reorganizing the Board of Aldermen in cer tain cities (Cincinnati). aS. Prohibiting tne selling of pools or making of wagers on elections. SS. Providing for subdivisions of election districts m cities. 40. Toreorganise tbe Reform School for Bora. 41. To reomuia the Asvlum for the Insane. 42 To authorise tbe Secretary ot Bute to re issue to corporations charters that ham been lost or aeairoyea. 48 Authortain guardians of imbeciles to sell real estate and complete real eontracu. 44 To change certain specific times for holding the court oi UHsmot 1'leaa la Fairfield, Hocking aoa rvrsy vouuues. 4.V T create an additional Judge of Common 46. Fixing the time of holding an additional term of District Court la Jackson County. rios in rranzuo UOUOty. ' 47 Providing lor the election of local School Di 47 frovidiug lor rectors. es. UasitlM the powers of Prosecuting Attorneys to enter mMt pressoiM. 49. To amend geclioa I oi the General Incorpora- tion Act, excluding from its provisions " camp meeting, Sunuat-ficbooi, temperance, religious and leformatuy associations," K,,d adding library as- -rociatio -s, associations to protect birds and game, for protection of horses and other live stock, and prosecution of theft of the same, etc 5-t. Limiting the aggregate compensation of Road Supervisors, . 51. Prescribing the mode of control of joint sub school districts (.Section a ot School Law). 62. tuthoriziog vacation and repair of turnpike and plank roads which are suffered to be oat oi re pair, and to establish them as county roads. 6. Authorizing certain cities of the first and sec ond class to expend one-naif the bridge tax raised by county levy. 64. Aut horizing Cou ty Commissioners to buy the right to take toll on toll roads. 6 . Authorizing the Marshal of certain villages to act as street Commissioners. , '6 For the better regulation of fire insurance companies. oo. inquiring compensation to be paid to com- -panies owning toll roads before eompeliing the re moval of any gate that has been brought within the limps of a municipal corporation by annexation of territory. o prevent fraud in the sale of fertilizers. 59. Changing tbe time for holding tbe Court of Common Pleas (second teiiu) for Mercer and Van Wert Counties. 0. Prescribing proceedings for enlarging or im proving town balls 6t. Providing for the reorganization of Longview Asvlum. 2. Fixing the payot township Assessors at two dollars a day. 1 3. Changing the time of holding the Supreme Term of Common Pleas in Franklin County. 6(. Authorising Boards of Education in certain cities (Cleveland) to appoint library committees and levy taxes ' 6. To reduce fees and salaries of officers of cer tain counties (Columbiana). 66. Providing for indexing pending suits and executions notdormant. 67. Providing for control and cleaning of streets in certain cities (Cincinnati). 68. To compel owners of hedge fences on partition line- and along public highways to keep the same within certain limits. 69 Prescribing proceedings for putting and keep ing turnpike and plank road in r pair. 0. Prescribing penalties ior catering fish except by hook and line. 71. Authorizine a temoorarr loan for street clean ing in certain cities (Cincinnati). - 2. Authorizing certain incorporated vulagesialt. GUead) to borrow money and build a railroad. 73. To authorize the sales of railroads in certain (Toledo and WoodviUe). - 7 . Providing for the pavment xf tbe coat of - buildiug levees to protect lands from overflows m certain cases (Franklin Couuty). 75. To authorize certain cities (Cineinnatil to is sue two millions of bonds to complete a railway. 76. Authorizing associations for the manufacture of lifeboat, etc , to become incorporated. 77. Authorizing jounty tximmtaaionera to appoint Trustees of public halls in ceruun cases, 78. Providing fur the creation of joint sub-school districts. 79. Making it unlawful to pay tbe wages of labor In barter at pricea higher than the cash price of goods sold. so. Authorizing Township Trustees to procure, by purchase or otherwise, materials for road pur poses. 81. Giving p ecedence on the Court Docket to civil cases in which tbe fctate is a party. 82. Reorganizing Ohio Agriculture College, and changing th name to Ohio state University. na. Autnonzing incorpora.ion oi nout trrowere' Associations. 84. ProvKiing for ascertaining and locating the bound ry lines between Ohio and Pennsylvania 85. Authorizing private Cemetery Association . brought within the corporate limits of incorpurated villages to become incorporated. 96. Authorizing County Commissioners to grade and improve unfinished turnpike reads. 87. Direct how cities of the orst-class, having ac cepted property or funds upon condition of estab lishing ana maintaining an astronomical ooserva tory shall provide for the support of the same. 88. Providing that in any assignment case every . person having performed labor during tbe preced ing year, for the assignor, shall be ntitled to full payment (not exceeding f300) before paying other olaima. Authorizine certain cities (Zanesvillel to in clude Children' Home as part and parcel of such city. 90 To provide for the administration ol property given for tbe promotion of science, art, and like purposes, ana to proiect tne same inim waste. 91. Authorizing certain cities (Cincinnati) to levy a tax by the Board of Education to pay interest and princip 1 of bonds issue for University purposes. 92. Authorizing transfers of special funds in city, -ennntv. villaee or other lucal treasury, when the object for which the fund was raised has been ac complish dand paid for. 93. lo cnange tne UHDora rieaa uiBtriutB u &uv State, and give greater ethci ncy in Courts. 94 Prohibiting payment of wages by any scrip token, check, draft or certificate of indebtedness not payable in money. 9 . To punish offenses by school teachers against the chastity of pupils. 96. Authorizing certain courts to empliry steno graphers. T.J.., , v. i o reorganize tne uiru, uMuMiwt uwuu. 98. To organize tbe Institution for tbe Blind. 99 To revise and consuiida e the statute relating, to procedure in Probate Court 100 Requiring Clerks of the Courts of Common Pleas to provide poll-books and tally-sheet for elec tions. , , 101. Prescribing duties of County "Jomnuasioneri ia certain counties (Hamilton) . 102. To leorganize tne irauiuuous ior tne educa tion of the deaf aud dumb. - 103. To ameud Section 50 of the school law, re peal Section 35 in reference to separata colored schools 10 1. Prescribing proceeoings by sub-contractors and material men to enforce liens in their favor. 105. authorizing a division of road tax between free turnpikes and common roads. It. Prescribing the salary of the Superintendent of the Reform school for Boys. lt'7. lo prohibit the bringing of suits of attach ment in places distant from the residences of par ties. 108. To authorize the election oi two aaaiuona. Judges in tbe first Judicial District Hamilton County. . 109. To repeal the act of 1877 requiring a record of chattel mortgages. . . 10. To authorize the appointment of an Assis tant Prosecuting Attorney in certain counties (Lucas). 111. ine cure ui wrirasw am y.uw & - establisnment of ditches. . . 112. To prohibit and punisn tne importation into the State of Ohio of animals having the Texas and Spanish fever. 113. authorizing the Council of certain cities (Cleveland) to levy a tax for Sinking Fund. 114. Providing- for appointment of Trustees ol charitable institutions managed by woven. !!. Authorizing Towi smp Trustees to procure lands lor cemetery purposes. 116. Authorizing the Councils of certain cities (Toledo) to issue a tax for a sinking fund. 1 1 ; Anthnriainff anv Tur. pike Company to sub divide its road and organize a company for each county in which the road lies. lis ureaung a uommission oi c-uius uuircro u w amine Morgan raid claims. 119 Defining as public certain drains and water courses, when dedicated by private agreement or public act. - 120. I o authorize a temporary loan for sewer pur poses in certain cities (Cincinnati). 12. Auinoriziag certain cities (Zanesvtue) toeon solidate witn public schools privately endowed schools . . 122. Fixing the salary ot mnrmary anrecion in certain cities (Cincinnati). ..... ... 123. To provide lor a recoru in owa xuriu w military records In the Adjutant-Geueral's office of all persons who served in the armies of the United States during the rebellion. 124. To redistrict th State Into Common Pleas districts. . , ,L 125. To sppronriate money ior me repair ot mo Public Works. , . 126. to reorganize tne ooiaiers- ana omore HomeatXenia. 127. To revise and codify tne statutes relating to taxation. , . 128 To revise and codify the laws relating to practice in the Probate Courts '29. To revise and codify the laws relating to the militia. , ... 130. To revise and codify the laws relating to practice in Probate Courts. , . . 131. to revise the laws of procedure In Justices' and Mayors' Courts. 132. To revise tne coae oi civil pmcniun. 133. To revise the laws relating to municipal cor porations. 1 4. 1HB oenffnu awjiiutJii.." 135. To reor anize the Board of Public Work, la. Prohibiting insurance companies adopting the names of other companies. 137. Requiring the Superintendent of Insurance to make annual examination of tbe condition of life insurance companies: also limiting uem u a nu per cent basis in computing assets. 1S. Requiring life insurance companies, as a con dition of doing business in the State, to waive the right to Uke suita to tne unitea oia wui. 1S9. Authorial mr certain cities (Cincinnati) to Uke a second vote on a two mi: lion loan. 14U. Requiring officers for State, county and mu- . nicipal offices to be voted for on tbe same ticket, whenever voted for at the same election. ltt. Redistrictlng the State for representation In Congress. 112. Reorganising the Institution for Imbecile . Youth. 43. Making appropriations for expenses of com mittees. . . . 44 Providing for the care of libraries in certain cities (Portsmouth ) 145 Fixing the modo of appropriating pay of . deputy count v officers. 146. Authorizing certain cities to invest sinking funds. . 147. Defining the powers and prescribing the duties of the Board of Public Works. 148. To punkh fa m pretenses In negotiating com mercial paper fraudulently obtained. 149. Creating the office of Inspector of Illuminat ing Oils. 150. Abolishing Coroners' juries. 1M. Requiring Slate, county and municipal officers, when chosen at the same- election, to be voted for on tbe same ticket. 142. Providing lor keeping in repair graveled or Other improved roads. 53. Authurizina- yachting and other sporting sa ociatlofs to become imoroorated 1 4 Givina uno ity of pavment io assignment in to persons wh- have p.rformed la bur. , 1 a. 1 o punish frauds in manufacture and sale of butter, chei-ee and oleomargarine. 156. Giving- township liuatves care of burial gro nds. 17 Prescribing minimum amount on which mu tual insurance companies ma be org nixed. loS. Authoiixiug women to practice law. "Well, I don't care 1 Satan was sharp and knew what he was about," said a lady whose husband was holding the first woman responsible for all the trouble in the world. " He knew mighty well that if he offered the apple to Adam first he would eat it all up himself and not give Eve a taste, and so to be sure of getting both into the scrape he gave Eve the first chance at it" About fifty women have applied thi year for Harvard College certificates. Spring crops frogs. -Grasshoppers and bull- A hard caseTurtle shell.