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&& is rP&j 7T- MUlDLUUt d,i-rfi -.- : imy- . . . r r4p" fdksi ' , 7 n U ,T- THE NATIONAL REPUBLICAN PUBLISHED EVERY MOKNIHO, Clai Jiy. tlarewd.) , , iy -v, .T..ivi;un.XACJi!. HerUuut Corntr e( Tenth and D llrwti, 1 (rnaUif r.anrlT.altiTiaee,) at la fafalah.4 knWitltnAr eenltra) atCO II pel v...ta.t r Mall tab.crln.re, K0OrtrtiitAI.t3.0Oorilx walk. I 114 11.00 for lerMaWltat, IMr14JIf t tfillffliWI FACTS AND UPEhxiWf. i i i Tai aotntrr ct aiki arebetsg rapidly set tled' at lb Treasury .0pttmnt. i . TaflrAT yesterday reconsidered Us ne ,tlon,of Wednesday U relation to th Presi dent' Eaeiasg, ik it wae rod through.- Tn CAiiof Senatorial., of aergti, hn beta referred to th Judiciary Com mitt of the Senate. I SRotkTlir Willis, yesterday, ordered Lieutenant Commander n. Dt nvea Mf nly Jq duly At th faydrog rephl offl , in tkls lty, A mriitn or Biiato amd Co vatuBMBw wt tMh vaiioueDepartmenta yesterday, looking after, th IMereite of tbelr cooitit. mall. ' k.JAMEIlTAl,6kth8UlUUrBArClQ oTtho Treasury Department, b bti ap rloe40t.lfeft.. Division of Peblltalions, Tie 7. L. Bishop, deceased. Tmi Ssy at bilk for oean steamship milt ervlc; between the United States, and China hMfheeareferrad to th Committee on Poet Offleee and Poll Road lo th Uouit . -I , .,!.-, Tatl Ml LIT AET OOMMITTBB had th tnomlOg hour la tht Houe yeaUrday, and succeeded In cUIof rid of large number of bllli and .pctltjoat, principally of privet character, Qux. Johv A. Loo isr, having sufficiently reoovered, mad his appearance upon the Boor Of Jb Houe yesterday morning, for 'the flrat time this aeaelon, Tbi Hoosn went loto Committee of tbe Wholyatrdy forth flrat Urn tbla session, and Mr. JJlalo, of Maine, made an able apeecb od general political toplaa. - m A bill to aell certain United Statea property al CbaUaaaoga, Tennessee, to the Nashville an3 Chattanooga railroad fqr tbe aun of $178,0001 paaaed tbe Uoua yesterday. Tub Wats axd Mais Coxkittib of tht Houtt la oppoaod o a Ion recess, as It la ana- lens to bare tht tariff and tax Mile brought to the attention of Congress at aa early day, Mi i TnaUoceihaa concurred, without amend meat, lo the bill which paaaed the Senate at tbe laat acaalon of Oongreaa for tbe tale of the United Statei property at Ilarper'e Ferry, Ye. m -.-.. Br a bill which paaaed the lionet ycater day tbe number of judge edvocatas In tbt army waa fixed at twelve, which Inoludea tbt Jndft Advocate Oeneral and the Aaatatant Judge Adroeatt Oeneral Tab Sivatb baa determined to hart a com mute on revlilon of lawa of the United t Statea, with dutlee almllar to thole derolred -opoq tbe eorreipondlDf committee In the House. TowBATiXTixrthe brtdflny of tbe Ohio rtrer for railroad purpoaea will affect tbe commerce and navigation of that rlrer waa a aubjeot of Intereatlng dlaeuialon In the Home yeiterday. Tub con kittsb compoied of Meaara. Jamea, O riffle,. and Patera, a;tpoloted by Secretary Browning, to examine the Patent Office con i traota, hare eoncluded taking teatlmony, and art now preparing their report. TiiaaaroBTe of tbe beadaof departmente and heada of bureaua are belog rapidly printed and bound at the Oo rem meat printing office. A number of eoplea bare already been dellrered for dlatrlbutlon to Oongreasmen. Alta Vat,A and the guano queatlon art to btjTtnUlated In tbe Ilouae of Bepreaenta tlrea, Mr. Phelpe, or Maryland, having yeiter day preaented a petition relating to It, and also Introduced a resolution directing an Investi gation. Doth bsakChb or Ooaonisa have ad iouraed until Mondavi and the House hie adopteQ a resolution for a recesa from De- eember3Ut to January Ith, Tola last resolu tion muit be concurred In by the Senate before It becomes operative AKdUDBnoroiiABOsa lo the clerical forco of the Pension Offlae and Patent Offloe are to be made tbt Oral of tht present month. Tbe lists have been submitted to Secretary Uowalng, by Commissioners, Uox ami roote, and await ble approval. Thb riuaihb of Brevet Lieutenant Colonel Henry . Meynedler, Uth U, S. Infantry, who died on the 3d Instant, a victim of consump tion, arrived her yesterday, from Savannah. The funeral will tab plaes from the church Of the Eplpheoy, at 10 a. a, tolay. Hov. J. S. Ooliadat M. O . from Ken tuoky, waa a paaaenger on the Ill-fated steamer America, destroyed on me umo river last Friday nlfbt. Fortunately he escaped with hla life, but bit baggage and traveling effecta were lost ty the burning oi me coat. - I tub SBBATayeaterday Mr, Harria Intro duced a bill to provide for tbe paving of Peon. aylvanl avenue from Flrat to Seventeenth Btreets, together with connecting portion of Fifteenth atreet, with tbe Nicholson pave mentj which waa referred to the Committee on the District or Columbia. e Sootobbb MiBBSEi are very ntturilly de alroua of baring aometbtng to aay In the prep aration of bills relating to tbe PaclQe rail way, and beoee a resolution w Introduced la tbt Senate yesterday to enlarg i the Pacific railroad committee. It waa laid over for fu ture consideration. Hob.W. F. Switxlbb, of Mo , the contestant for tba sett now held by Hon. Oeorge Vf, An derson, waa upon tbe floor or the House yea. terday. Hlacaae waa p-rtlallyeonilJered laat session, and waa recommitted to tbe Commit tee on Elections. Th committee has taken other testimony, and will be prepwed te re port at an early day. Bill appropriating moaey to reimburse Major W. S. Morse and Al 0r Wambold, for Ibborand expense Incurred In collecting evi dence la relation to furnishing artificial limbs to eoldlere. passed tbt House yesterday. Tbla labor waa performed during the reeesaof the Thirty-nlath Congress. SevATon DniBiexDlalued. Teeterday, that hla bill in relation to the offlcea of general of tbe army and vice admiral 6f tbe navy, waa not Intended to abolish tbt otfigee, when they ahould-no longer be Oiled by Oeneral Grant and Admiral Farragut, reapeetlvely, but tbaf he lotended tokeep the offices open ae rewarda of merit for distinguished aervloea. It it BxroBTiD In certala clrclee that a speelal embassador from theUatted'Statee la soar on ble way to Spain, and by this time very near his destination, clothed with full authority from our State Department to nego tlate for Cuba. Gentlemen thoroughly In. formed on the aubjeot, and who aeem to epeak y (U card, declare It aa their opinion that Cuba ulU ei curs before the Ith day or March nex"t( Two u km TLB mib wagered hcav) on their kaowledge of Cabloet'appolntuenta yester day. A asserted that be could name the gen tlemen who would fore tbt Cabinet of tho ntxt Administration, and that not more than two namea would bt lasosrect. 11 wagered $500 that A could do no aueh thing, and the cool tbouaaod waa placed Is. the aafe of on of our hotels. Th name given were aa follow at Secretary of State, Edwin M. Stanton Attor ney uenerai, uon. wall. H. Carpenter) Sea rttry of tho Tro.iurr, H.n.tor Mortom rott- if? mm; VOL. 9-NO: 12.' maataraeneral.HoaVHorieeraileyiaecre taryofthi Interior, Senator Oobneaai Seer laryof th Navy,' Admiral Porten Secretary of War, Oeneral Sebotleld, Tata AboFTioaf bt lhe'Vaotlba aubmltied in thcSenet yesterday, 16 continue the coumlt te on th Investigation of alleged corruption during tbt trial of th Impeachment, ould bio inaieat aeurminatioo oa th cart ofthat body to thoroughly Tcatllatev even at tbla 1st day. all mutters connected with 1 that trial, and to eatliry the country or the truth or falsity of ehargea made ao freely about tht time the trial closed, Co-fOKcaaaom time aio' enacted a lawdt prlvlog tht Court of Claims of Jorladtatlpn la tlalmi fordamagfa reanltlog from th war, and the matter' at! bar to undergo Oou gresslonar scrutiny flrat. An attempt 'waa mad yesterday to eat asld this law tempo rarily, and allow the claim of Hon. Joseph Segartob referred to that court. Taei mo tion waa real! ted by Mr. Sqofietd and otters, wno instated that au caaoa eh on id M treated allk and after a abarp.dUeuaeloa Uejblll waa referred to tba Commlttet on Clalmaj Ix thb S KB atb, ytaterday. Mr. Sherman In troduced a bill to Incorporate th National Junction Hallway Company) which waa re ferred to th commlttet or tht District of Co lumbia. Tht road lfl to commence at tbt Aque duct bridge and tunnelling College Hill, and erocalngBock creek, run around the city of Waahlngtoa to aomt point on tht Eastern Branch, near tbe Nary Yard. Tbe capital atock la fixed at $500,000. Tht company 1 de barred from granting exclusive privileges to any connecting rond. or to any corporation whatever Sbbatob Fbbixbdbv, yesterday, presented a memorial setting forth great destitution lo tbla District, and asking an appropriation of $30,000 for tht1 relief of the poor. The me morial la eigoed by Major uenerai O. O. How ard, Mayor Bowen, of Washington, Mayor Welch, of Georgetown, the Chaplain of Con gress and Iter. Byron Sunder lattd. In present ing It, Senator Fesienden supported the appli cation la a few forcible rem ark a. It waa re ferred to tbe District Committee, who will Immediately conalder It, and report a bill pro bably thla week. Tobrb la btidxbtlt a division of senti ment In the Senate upon the subject of tbe tranafer of the Indian Bureau to the War De partment and It eeema also to be a mooted question howOeaeralOrant andOeoeral Sher man view the transfer, for while come Senatora claim that these distinguished offlaera art In favor of It, otbera profess to have evidence In their possession showing a different atateof facta. It la a matter of discussion, too, whether there will not be aa much fraud and swindling under one management aa under tho other. Tbe bill la before the Senate Military Com mittee. Tub JtroioiAsr Committx of the Senate haa been charged with tbe conalderatlon of th Mil Introduced by Mr. Sumner In relation to reconatroatlon Inueorgla. They will In quire fully Into the whole euhject In order to ascertain why th recooetruetlon lawa hare not been carried out, and all matt era relating to legislation and other proceed I nga In that State will be fully ventilated. It la expected that aueh leiUUtlon will rrow out nBhte will eompei ooeuienee, in an me oiaies, io ati reconstruction meaaurea- aeoure all men In their political rights, and prevent a repetition of tba aet that disgraced the Oeorg la Legisla ture, when It excluded colored men from aoata to which they had been legally elected. Tbb AttMr nip mo st at OiitoAOO. The Northern, Central railroad wllllasueexcuraloa tleketa from. Washington to Chicago nud re turn at reduced rates, for the reunion of th let members of Geo. Sherman's army, to be held In that clly on the Uth nod loth Instant. Tickete going weat will be good from Dec . 12th to Uth, and eomlog east from the 17th to 19th Inclusive, and can be obtained at tbe corner of Sixth and Pennsylvania avenue, of w.,J. Aroold, agent of tbe company. Colooel T. A Scott has tendered Gen. Orant a silver palace car from Baltimore to Chicago. W are ad vised that he will leave Washington on Son day, the Utb, atj-aa p. m, taking tbe 10:45 train irora jjEiumorv. Tub dill Introduced In the House yesterday by Mr. Broom all, or Peonaylranla, to regulate the Issue of legal tender notes, and to provide for their redemption, provldee that the Secre tary of thcTreaaury aball cause gold coin to be exchanged for United Statea legal tender notes, whenever th same shall b demanded at tbe Treasury or th United Statea, In aurai notleaa than $100 each, and tbe rateor-euoh exchange ahall be aa follows! $100 In coin aball be glren during the firat month for $135 In notes during tbe second month $100 in coin for $131 In noteai during the third month $103 lo eoln for $133 In notea- and ao on, the amount of notea decreasing $1 per month until tbo aum aball reach $100, when there ahaiib no further decrease. Nothlog lo this aot aball autborlxe tbe retirement or cancellation of legal tender notea. The bill waa referred to the Waje and Me aoa Committee. Tax QUX3TIOK of the education of officer of tbt army le one, that muil, la a very abort tlme,attraot the aerlous consideration or Con gress. West Point Is becoming entirely too email an Institution to acoomm jJ tte tbla large and growing country, and the question Is whether the aoope ot opertuoni at inai acaa amy ahall bt enlarged, or whether provision ahau tie u-.ae.ior a mimary euucauon in other institutions. The Committee on fliiu tary Affairs considers the latter plan tho best, .I .a'a.J ArM, M r. rlkrfialil tn rmnntt to ttrr. m proftiiort of mlllt.rjr aol.n.. In lUohoolltKt mr b. dttlgnlt.J bSttt. L.llll.turtt, not ucttillaf two lu ttoh St.lt. Th. bill mi not ptrmltlta to htro ftlr too. lldtr.lloo, nJ tht Uouit w. tvlJtntlir not a tomjior i .jioim uiuuu .mt. u... , w r.tdUj roiponJ.J to. motion mlil.br Mr. Koii.ot llllnoli.to l.r th. bill oath. t.bl.. Thtutitloawill ttrllloljrb. brought up In nothtrform, for.liritnumbtr.fftntltmtn ir. JtoU.JIr In f.vor of tb. ..turt, a failure. failure. Thb Podlio Dibt. -The debt statement of tbe United States on December 1,1809. Just Issued from the Treasury Department, la aa follow i Debt bearing coin Interest, $2,lo7 $30,100 debt bearing currency Interest, $73,110, 100) matured debt not preaented for payment, $s,2ia,B33 04 debt bearing no InUreet. $113,163, 111 17i elxpreat.(ltwful money) bonda la aued to Pacific Railroad Odmpanlest$U,s37, OOOt total debt, $3,o,Tll,lfl4 11) amount of coin tnTrcaaury, $93,125,37181 amount of currency la Treasury, 19,353,010 14 total amount In coin and currency In tb Treasury, $100,079,320 67 amount of debt, leaaeiah in Treasury, $2,539, 031,911 11. Dr comparison of th above with tbo state. ment Issued on the 1st of November, It will be seen that the dsbt bearing coin lotereat haa Increased $268,150,000. Th debt bearing cur- Th mature J ilebt. not nrnented far uavmeat. haa decreaaed $507,810. TbedebtbcarlngnolnterJ .fn.rJi,"JV,u"irulrV,f Department eat haa lnereaaed $1,000,282 T5. The amount of !nn ' At UwU9 ' Al fc aud Oov of coin In the Treasury baa decreased $11,032,- 011 23, and the amount of currency Increased $7,799,912 60 making an Increase In the total amount of tht public debt, less cisb la the Tieury, of 11,01,M1 33, iMwl T lAteat Tolcsrraphle, BrTltli Tht new British mloletryhee bad an Inter view with tbt Queen, and formally accepted their appointment. I The London Timet thtak that Congress ahould not throw over tht aettlement deter mined upon la tbe Alabama clalmi. Tbe new British FarUamtnt'opeaedj laat night. DenoJion bat been re-elected Speaker of tbt British House ot Oommone. Tbt Gadlt lnaurreetloaiata ar disponed to capitulate, Tbt Hungarian Diet haa adjourned, after a peeeh by th Emperor Francta Joaeph. Napoledn, II laeald,wlll rccognltt Ol tag aa Spanish ambassador. Whalen has bteb respited". The Mobile, New Orleaoe and Chattanooga railroad I to be placed under contract. Dr. Moor. Surgeon Oeneral of th late Con. federaoy, baa been, elected superintendent of th EAeteru Edaatle Asylum at Richmond. Hudson river navigation has tloacd. Uelnileh Sobafert, a fugitive wife murderer, from Heas Darmstadt, la to be delivarMup under tht extradition treaty. A colored eltlien of New York ha com menced eult to'teat hi right to tot. Kentucky ha witnessed a prize fight. Tbe upper Mississippi 1 let bound. The thermometer la 10 degreesbelow scro at Madison. Obabd Cobcbbt. At th Western Preaby terlan church, laat nlxht. a large audience aa- aembled to enjoy a grand concert and exhibi tion of the new organ. Th performer wer amateur of tbla city, all of whom acquitted tbemeelves to the exceeding great delight of th auditor. Th programme waa aa followat "Hallatooa Chorus," fcc, by Mr. Albert P. Taaker, of St. John'c ehuroh, Georgetown "Olorla," from Mozart's Twelfth Masa, by th Maaonlecholri-duatt, "Volcee of tbe Night," by Mre. Llxtl Pop and Mica Jennie Pugb I chant, ' Bemember Now Thy Creator," by tbe Masoolc choir t solo, " Consider the L1I Ilea," by Mra. Little Pope) Wedding March," by F. Xroell fantaale by Mr. Carl Jllebter song, "Tbt Millet' Song," with skill by th Maaonlc choir eolo, "I know that my Bedeemer llreth," by Mtse Pauline Earr. Duett "Lonely Bird," by Mra. Llail Pop and Mis Jennie Pugb. "Arttllerlet'B Oath," by the Maaonle cbolr. Organ aolo, by Miea Kata Q,uall, th whole concluding with tb doxology Old Hundred. With euch a programme, well executed. It 1 not surprising that th audience waa well pleaaed. Mra. Kat Smith, who was expected to participate, wae detained by Indisposi tion, but her place waa fully aupplled by Mra. Lizzie Pope. Tub Saw atb OoMKirraxe. Th commute to which waa referred theoonalderaUon of the appointment of th standing eommlttee of the Senate, submitted their report yesterday aa follows, through Mr. Anthony, chairmen. Foreign Relations Messra. Sumner, (chair man.) Fe i send en, Cameron, Harlan, Mortoo, Patterson of N. II.. Bavard. Flnanoe Meaara. Sherman, (chairman.) Morgan. Wllllama, Cattail, Uenderaoo, Morrill of VI., Warner. Appropriations Messrs. Morrill of Me , fcbalrmao,) Orltnes, Howe, Wilson, Cole, Cookllng, Buokalcw. uommorci oiciiri. unnnaicr, icairmQ, Mormn. Corbett. Morrill of Vt- Kello. Speoeer, Vlekera. Manuiaeturea Meaare. Spratcue, (chairman,) YW.,lAl,te'.t-ftol,.0fliUU8B;lcn.n.n,) Oitti.ll, Tipton, Welch, MoUrttrf. miiuirT Aniin-aiiiin. niiioD. iiniir. man,) Sprague, Cameron, Mortoo, Thayer, ADDOII, UOOIHIIW. Naval A ffalra Messrs. Orlmes, (chairman,) Anthony, Cragto, Nye, Frelloghuyaen, Drake, Hendnoka. -TiiillAlrv Mciiri. Trumbull, fehalrman.l Stewart, Frellnghuyaoo, Edmunds, Uon k ling, liice, iiinuricKB. Post Office nod Poat Roada Meaara. Ram sey, (chairman,) Cooneaa, Pomaroy, Van Public Land a Meaara. Pomeroy, (chair man,) Stewart, Williams, Tipton, Oaborne, warncr, i ".anuria m. Prlvat Land Claims Messrs. Wllllama, icnairmnn,- ccrry oawjcr, aouosk, noiioa. Indian Affaira Alessra. Henderson, (ohair- man,) niornn oi raaino, no is, voroBii, Thvp. llueksUw. Doolltlle. PadiIodi hleisra Van lnkIe. fehalrman.l Edmunda, Fowler, Tipton Spencer, Sawyer, Davie. Revolutionary Olalma Meaara. Nye. (ehalr- miD.j ,VJoanuier, roui, r-uinun ui iidd., Sauisbury. Claims Messrs. Howe, (ohairman.) Wllley, Frellnghuysen, Howard, Cole, Robertson, i'avia. Itlatrtet of flolumh la Mftun. Harlan. (chairman,) Sumner. Patterson of N.H., Rice, Ilftrrla. Pafteraan of Ten a . Vlekera. Patents and tbe Patent Office Messrs. Wll ley, (chairman,) Thayer, Ferry, Osboro, Nor- Public Buildings and Ortunda Messrs. Fes- aenaen, icnairman.i irunDuiii carry, uktii, Whyte. Territories Messrs. Yatee,(s hair man.) Nye, Cragln, Fowler, McDonald, MoCreery. Norton. Pacific Railroad Messra. Howard, (chair man,) Sherman, Morgan, Conocaa, Ramsey, Hie wart, Wilson, Harlan, Drake. To Audit and Control th Contingent Ex pense of th Senate Messrs. Cragln, (chair man,) Morrill of Vt., Buokalcw. Engrossed Uilla Meaara. Fowler, (chair man.) Sumner. Norton. Mlnea and Mining Messrs. Conn ess, (chair mao.) Chandler, Anthony, Yates, Ross, Sauls bury, Whyte. JOIBT XT AUDI HO COMHITTBXS, Oo Printing Meaara. Anthony, (chairman,) Harris, WhyTe, . '- On Enrolled Bills Men rs. Ttoas, (chair man,) Patterson of N.1L, Dixon . Ui ma j,prrjBir. luvigeD, cuti- inAn.i II awe. Feieenden, On Be trenebment Meaara. Ed muads.feh air man,) Wllllama, Patteraon of N.U., Uueka lew. To Ravi and Fix tbe Pay of th Offleere of the Two Houses Messra. Fcaaenden, (chair man.) Sherman, Buokalcw. Select Committee to Inquire whether Im proper or Corrupt Meana have been used, or Attempted to baueed, to Influence the Vote or Membrre of tbe Senate In the Trial or the Iini..liinint nf f ha Irj!alin tM Itiinlf. l4 V (ohairman,) Morrill or Maine, Chandler, HUvirt. Thkfir. s.Bi.r, BUwrntl. Vlok.n. I Uommltt.t oo lttvlitoaof th. Llwtof tht United stttct-MtMrt. Oookllm, (ohMrmsii,) i "'"'"'"' I Sr,iKIIl Ool.ru rtittrl.r mornl. la- uouocta tht roiiowtof Ktnii.mta lomitiut. ,, v,ctnce, Inoommllt.tt, Till onii.i.ionofr..w.of th.Uolltilsiiiii- Jliuti Simutl MtKttofKr , Ulektr orr.,N, Uofiltnof N. 0-, odH. It. llutltr i '0Tn' Ut.llont-Mt..ri. Ftttlt of P., ml Slonerof Mo. On Commerce Mr. Kellorg of Ala. On Appropriations Mr. O, W. Soofiald of p'aParl(lcRallroad,-Mr. L. L. Trimble ot 1. KV. 6a Recoaatruetlon Mr. B, Ala. W. Norrla of Oo Militia Meaara. J, T. Dewceae of N, C, and J. R. Hvnher of La. ' On Frceducn.'! AffairsMr. O. C. Bowen of On EJucation ana Libor Mr. B. F, Whitte. more of s. C. OnRevolutlonary Peaslons-dUessra. A. If. JooeaofN.C, J. y.Ullft of Oa,,aad W.VJ. Blackburn of La, On Revolutioeary Ctalma Ueasrs. O. II. DoekeryorN.C, Uonof S.C., andLdwarda ofUa. OnMlleaee Mr. P. M. II. YounsofGa. On Enrolled Ul Its-Mr. J. U. Callla of AU. Oa Expenditures of Slate Department iuesira. wenac. viuuidi jammcoa uortey . uiut iiuu inuuii uuifigi Aa. I On Expenditures or tb Treasury Depart- uvu.iicaaia. iii.Tt v. 4UU Ul .1, U , nelson Tin oi ua. I Ua Kxnendltureaof War Denartiuaol Mi J. It. Kreooh of N. I). Oa. I On Kspcndlturec ot Post Office Department On Eipendlturee of Interior Department Meeara. Pierce of Ala., and Prince of Ob. Onl'xpendlturea In Public Bulldlnga Mr, T. H.llaugheyof Ala ASHINTON. V. 0 FRIDAY. DECEMBER 11. 1868. LATEST TELEGRAPHIC NEWS DTTOE ABOCIATKD FBEftS. ECKOPE. The Nw Brtttak Mlnlatir -lailer- vrtow wlln ) tgoteai Tbio Ioakdoai Frees atkaTrtIItnt'B Meaaav- Optnlsasy ff Furllamtnt The In araaroera 1st Cad I a !$ tho 'fjpe.ttf.ali f3Trnmnt Tho Ban gaartsisa "Plot-elpfejh or the Kmpe rev FiBielB"Jeeph The French Fret cm the MeeBS.ce rrebstblo atecotvlileH r the Spenlah Rto laitlensiry QeirerBiiieiit bjr France Karlsae DIsMatere Flnanelal stnit CoanmerclaiU l LoBpo,Dee J0-Tbe member of tbe nw ministry had aa laterview with tbt Ciueea yeat rday,and formally accepted tt.elr appoint' meat. , Th followleg! appolatmenta are officially announced t Wllllac E. Forater,vloe preal dantVf theUbarrlof education. jama staanoio. Aeton Havrton.aac ueorg O re n fell Qlyn, Jr., Lords of tb Treasury) Orant Duff, Under Secretary of Iadai WIN Uam Morsell, Under Secretary ot taeooloaiai Department) Edward Uughesoo, Under Secre tary to the Home Department) aid John Otway, Under Secretary of the Forslgn De partment. LoBDoxr, December 10. Th Titmt baa a long editorial on the mcaaare of President John- eon. Allowing to the Alabama negotiations, ltaaya:MTh Eoxllsh Government his ahown every desire to make aa arrangement, and It la difficult to be belUve that the Piealdeat'B Cabinet, or a hostile majority la Oongrcea.will throw over the aettlement arrived at after a long and Uborloua negotiation- losdobt. Deo. 10 Evening. The new ar- llamcntof tb United Kingdom waa opened thla afternoon by tbe royal commission. The usual apeeoh from the throne waa omu- td. . . The llouaeor Common have re-elected ucn. nlaon speaker. uadbid. Dec. 10. An armistice oi iwoucy has been ftgreed to with tb Insurgents In Uadlx for tb burial of th dead, and to allow tb women and children to leave tht city. At lta eoaclualon a combined attack will bt madt by tht troopa and fleet upon tb quarter of tb city occupied by the rebelc. Th latter bar act free and armed eaveo ftunarea eonvici from tbe galleys and prlaooa. It 1 estimated that th rebala in uauii num ber 8,000 fighting men. Madrid. Dec. 10. The Insurcenta in uaaix bar demanded terms of capitulation, which. It Is understood, tbe Government 1 disposed to grant. Pisth, Dec. 10. Tho session of tbe Hunga rian Diet vai cloaed with a apeeeh from the throne. The Emperor Franela Joseph, speaking as King of Hungary, eu log lied tb labors of Parliament aa tending to establish harmony In all parte of the monarchy. Th army bill, b declared, waa a pledge on tb Integrity of the klondom, and a contin uance of peace. Ut eonclnde with a hop 3 that tbo moat cor dial feeling with Prussia would be maintained. Paric. Dec. 10. It ie reported that th Em peror, on hla return from Cope line to Paris, wUl accord an audleoea 4 ouat will lormauy recognize mm aa amDiiiiuor ire Spain. La PttrU thinks th message or President Johnaoo,ln view of the approaching cloae of hla admin let rat loo, is unimportant, ana tne only point calling for attention 1 th recom mendation respecting dlreot elections. LtTxarooL, Dec. 10. It le reported that the brIgO.L.Wood,f Philadelphia, 1 stranded on th ooast or Jutland. Lt tbb pool, Deo. 10. Tbe bark Herbert, from Nw York, November SS, for Hamburg, ha arrived at Mllford, water logged with her carxo adrift. Lob dob, Dec, 10 Evening. Consols MM for money, n for account) United St tte 8-20's eaaler at lii Erie 20) Illinois Uentr J 90) Atlantic ana Great Weatera ll?J. LtrxarooL, December 10 Evening. Cotton cloaed firm) Middling Uplanda on the apot 10Kd., to arrive lod ( Orleans 11 J. Salea 12,000 balea. Western flour firmer at Us. Lobdob, Deo. 10 The buUIon In tbe Bank of England ha decreased X 210 ,000 atcrling alnc laat report. FaABxroBT, Deo. 10 Evening. U. S. bonds closed heavy at 78X079. Pabib, Dec. 10. Bourse dull' rentes, 70 L 25c. TUB WEST. Partlenlara of the If nreler of the lit alien ChleP sat Dnnlep, Iovrn Cold Weather The Of lalaalppt Froaen Over. Oh io a ?o, Deo. 10. Tho following are the fade relative to th kllllog of tb Indian chief at Duolap, low! Seven hundred Indiana had been encamped near town. Tbe Indian who waa killed eame to towo, and eeveral railroad men got In with blm, and one of tbe flrat acta was to gat tb blank! from blm. Thla b finally recovered! they then took hi tomahawk, and when be tried to get It back they etruok htm with It. Tbla Induced th thief to make efforta to get back hla batcbat by force, when h waa struck a cowardly blow and killed. Thlsoutrageoutconduot aroused the Indig nation or hla comrades, and they came la force to town, telling, la plain. Eagllab,U the vll liana who had perpetrate d tb crime were not at once apprehended, Utter would burn the place. They had force enough on hand to do It, but th authorities there at one took slops to secure the daatamly neonndrels. On of them got away, and another le lu limbo and will be tried. Th thermometer reaohed ten degrees bel ow aero at Mauieon, Wia., to day. The Mississippi rlrer la frozen solid Pralrle-du Chlen.and passenger are orossl Dg on the lee. TUB HOUTI1, The Mobile. New Orltnne nutl 'iit- tsmoosxe It llroad -Personal Jlnt lera 1'tre In Cliarleetou lloavy Weather on the Clnir NswOnLBAxa, Dec. 10 The weather hero la cold and rainy. The Mobile, New Orleans and Chattanooga railroad company have placed on exhibition their maps, profiles and plans, preparatory to plaolog the road under contraot. Richwojtd, Va, Deo. 10 Oen. Btoueman and Gen. Brown, Freed men's Bureau ooBimla aloner, went to Waahlngtoa thla morning. Dr. Moore, late Burgeon ceneralof the con- ftderaor, a been elected auperlnteadent of the eastern linuo asylum. CUABLBSTOX, S. C, DCO. 10. OlaUSSQU'S ateam (louring mills la title city, were de al royed by ttre tbla morning Heavily In aured. Savakvah, Oa , Dec. 10. Vessels arriving report very heavy weather outside. The Prise IMus;. Un.ciw-.ATi, Dec. 10. The prlie fighters, Baytons and Laftrty, met In the ring this af ternoon lu Kentucky, near Cincinnati, for $3,000 a aide. Seventeen rounda were fought In thirty-five minutes, when Baytons' second threw up the sponge. Laferty waa declared the winner. YVIialeu Uoill.d. I Urr.tw, OamrA, Deo. 10. Whr,lcn bill been reipllej to IB. :ulh lint. t$MtisxL MEW TOBK. Hndon Blver NeTlffatton Cloned The Erie Rntla Oen, tirnnt MbTe ment a Xntereetlnr Unit Com meneed. Nbw Tobk, Deo, 10. Navigation on th Hudson river ha virtually closed. Tbt hat boat of tb season arrived from Troy this evening. Tb river from tbeoe to Kingston la filled with Ice, and by to-morrow morning tb upper rlrer will be entirety froien over. All the Albany and ferry-boats are laid up for th winter. Tb Erie suits were befor Judge Oardoio to-day. On the motion for adjournment, after argument by tbe counsel, the Judge decided to permit tbe paper on each aid to b read, and th day waa occupied la this manner. Oeneral Orant left her this morning for Waablngton. United States Commissioner Osboro has decided that Henrlch Schafer, the alleged fdgltlvt wife murderer from Hesso Darmstadt, ahould be extradited. Jamea A. Lowell, a colored mao. haa com manned a aull lath Supreme Court against thb board of registers for excluding his name from th vniin lUta fof tht want of State property qualification. He claims the right to vote under the Con stitution of the United States. The Peruvian Iron-CIada. Nbw Oblbab. Dec. lO.-The Peruvian won- ltora have been lying at Southwest Paaa tlaee leaving thla city, owing to streea of weather. They are employing themaelves In the mean time completing preperatlone for tbe voyage, and exertialng and drilling in craw. The ateamahlp Havane.whtch haa been lying outald tb bar, at Southwest Peas, to-day holated th Peruvian flag, taking tho name of Maraoo. The Snanleh war vessel Churucco 1b here, and a second on Is reported to b cruising off the mouth of the river. FeraonaX Mlis Holen Western la atill dangerous Ul at tha Kirkwood House so Ul. Indeed, that her recovery la doubtful. Oen. H', S. Fry, Ken tuoky; Hon. F. A. Sawyer, South Carolina ita rsn Tt Rautn llllnolai Hon. John I Pnnl. Knrlh o.rolla.tata.OtorK.Stolitm.o, U. S. A., r. t tb. EbMtt Houm. lion. O. w, Bueklty, AIaDam. lion, xs.r vow.u, p.An..lv.nl.. .rt .t tba Se.toa Iloutff. Hon. A. J. Olonbrt onr, Ti., It at tb. St. J.mct. Uon. O. II. Buoktlew, l'. utn. u. . ui.ir, K.ul Hon. Jobn W. Ltft-lcb, Tenneii.t, .it it th. Metropolitan. J. D. MaOulloib, 1(1 , o(tb. Cincinnati Enjulrrr, .rrlred In tb. tlty yttttril.jr. Qcn. J. II Uartlnilale, New Yorlci Uon J. V. I.. Prujo, New York, tre at Wlllardi'. Tn. beadfiuarteri of tbo FreeJmen't Bureau It now at tb. Howard Unlriirlltir, on Serenth atreet. rrlliralAlIoiilnC,I.llincl-Oii. Ezplolan and Coiin.rr.tlon. trrom tbt Clmlanl L.aJ.r, D.o 1 One of tbo moat dlrtful and beart-rendlnj calamine, tbat haa ertr occurred In thll cltr or Ttclnltjr. waa vl.lted upon I.. M. llubbr, em , preatJ.nt of tb. Olereland, Oolurjbut, and Cincinnati Railroad Company-, and bit family on Saturday erenlnt; . Hit .le.ant real, dene, .nd .11 lta content! were totally dt. trortd by terrlOe taplotlon ot f a; In tb. .. ' .'.-. .k i.nhairr.tlftfl Which fol. lowed. Mr. Hubby tuatatned .try painful In. on tne passing 01 ureu, " lnr tho most excruciating agony; said Irank .ir n.,1.1,. . n,, hia wifa r(!ai(vetl inmries which, though severe, are fortunately not or a dangerous character. ,, . . The residence of Mr. Hubby was situated nearly hair a rail from the city limits. It was of brick, two stories hlch, and waa finished In the most elegant manner. Th gaa apparatus uieu ujr wi. uijw nieree natent arenerator. the rrlnolpal article uaed belnggasolfne. This la known to all as one of the most volatile. Inflammable, and eonae ouently danrerouBBubeUocea in nature. When exposed to fhe air it evaporate with nnaxing rapidity, ana nausionauug .iwwvr exceed thatofgunpowaer. Ic i the i ease o? Mr. Hubby, as In most others, to Insure the greatest possible degree or safety, the tank In which the KasollBO was kept was placed outside ot the building and : t ... I.la.t Overall lll.uni-uii . , , , .. A derecthadfor tomt time exliteJ In tbe apparatus and leakacct of (tt had tie. qutntly earned no email defree ot annoy. On' Saturday anoint- tht ,at waa more triMibletomt than uiual, tbt inmaiea oi in. hou te btln ecarcely able to obtain Il,ht at all ''At.,bo,JtUQU.'.t.r P.t ..yen o'clock the .?V?l"iF..vt... .t h.A. with a Urbted Jindle, :o mak.'an .x.minatlon. lL.tooned fS into;.! th. ,..r.tor,.nd the contaelof the llrht VTKU uieaiestiitj ,..-.---- inllloa udu .kplo.lonof the mo.t terrltle character. T1TA Iiiuaui .vi.. Th.efT.ol. of th. iP'otlonw.r. truly ap. LV..k.,we."nu,?..t&hr0f.!.,.',.rb,V..rj.;: fine forJe. and were picked up two hoyeet rjlj tant. I'loor. were upht.ved, torn to fr. $2SS.:V,lXi and .rticTt. of T'ttfill.r.. fell Sown Into th. burnln, .by... Th. "'."owe. i..n In tha chamber., were blowp out, and th. broken ta.h, 'butter., fraimentaoi lurni. tura and plecet of wood torn from the in.ldt of the bulldlnl wer. ictttcrea orer in. y.ru Jifar at the T ttrtet. A mint of gunpowder Iluld not mort tlteotually Uav. wrought th. "wilhthripb.:i ot th. floor; thttt. of .w.S through th. build nj inltittban halt an hour th. elegant "" ,'. "J0.'h. .n,.lop.d.nth.fi,m... By.lghto'c oek h; fl. r.ml.u.t.Vdlnf inSwiihln ...ry h'"'ib.n dajouredV th. J"". 0, .." ":"WI i :,K. kllill. and mother. iu...ir n': .".-;-i'J .1.. ,- an., vii. hla eon rank W.11UU117 ii.',;-.'--". .bout th. fac, neok .nd hjode. ,u,,b, i..i(a aittlnr near I-Ir. Hubby, aiaiea inas &ttSV$S&U3BS hearing tne report oi iiiir oauiy uurt. , r..,ttn. o MODMT ETS. 1I- patohet from Sicily report . frc.h eruptlonof Mount Etna on Tu.tday night, when the vol. cano brok. out with Increa.ed violence, eject I "r flame, and lava until Hvo o'olook thlt morn. 5f.fn7torr.ntt of lav.deva.tated the i tur roundlnYoountry. and Iht a.hea from the crate, hi,oV.l1o,w:BoMay.e7.K.c'ouVn'', crowili .V; , .they'd o" th. NorihVrn .hot. of 1U1U towlfn." th. l"?i r-t"to. which, though one numir.ii ...m ...-., dlttant, la dUtlnctly vl.lble. 'Ik 1'uii.ADiLrniA, y.tterday morning, the '"At." JA"'! '""Wi.VS."- hurtT Wn. Fleming, .Inc. dlei O.m.ron, leg brak.aiUh.rle. Llebef. brokeni John Mariner, badly hurt. Tunii.v lit llUKla Oenitautlnoplo dlipatchaaya tb. Sultan haa .out tilt u tlma turn to the Ureclan Uovernmeut &. reaulrlng an anawtr In Uv. tlaya. Tho uov. ernmeiiti of France and Unnla.id .-u.laln Ibo demand. - awl vnuna liato been cioild m Ine New York chatter election. ....Lu ...... haaklnelvuuraeu ,in.rtmeat oannot be aisparaceu Dyinepeiu i .'" f'"5."",.u'v- ..:- ri .ur.lvV lmme- i. dnnunelatlona oi tho vauaulahed. lm ' & &S;.K a?r.rffi..a" "-J& n.Uhofidot-n1 j ind"n,?rKrVeU; U Saleral MnWnien tmmeJlatel. gathered , had not been accualomed to wondere, thla Hot er nmc nt of jj"!f ......ment. ahall vr.i. kliieu, oui in. - mw.-.-. aueh .uet. "- :r. --.--. . .w.. i n.,h . iitiu.uAi iu ir it. iint wer. huuui.m ium, .uuuim nui r-'PX, PRICE 3 CENTS. FORTIETH CONGRESS THIRD SESSION. t TaCBSDAT, DXCBXBBB 10, 1908, SENATE. Mr. Anthony offered a resolution reappoint- iraaeiect commute or laat aeaalon to in quire whether improper or corrupt means were uieu to iouusdc ins vcraici oi otnn tor In the impeachment trial. Alao, resolu tion reennolntln? eeleet eommlttee to ftitlhe pay of offleere of the two Houses. Also, to reappoiet io iiini commiiiee to wood rail road bills were referred. Alao, to add to the commltteee a atandlog eommlttee oa the re Vision of th law, all of which were adopted. Mr. Anthony moved to proceed to the elec tion of the standing committees, and they were elected. Mr. Rice moved to add two member to th Committee on the Pacific Railroad, so as to Five the Southra Senators a representation n thatcommltte, whlob motion was laid over until to-morrow. Tbo bill to carry out th reconstruoUon laws In th State or Georgia was read. Mr. Sumner aeked lta reference to the Com mlttea on tha Jndlairv. hrifw iin hia opinion that the recooetruetlon lawa had not been compiled with In the state of Oeorgi. ana it wae in umy oi uoogresB to step in and take pmaesalon. 1 Mi. Drake bill la rrerme to tha graft of and admiral aiTVlWMuKe.HtQl In the, army read. " Mr. Drake explained hla motive in offering this bill. H thought that on th retirement nf tha nniorit nflriim-.nl at thAae tVlllllODI they ahould be kept vacant aa a reward of merit, in ion couairr wennu u uuira. to oonfer on our gallant cons, and he held that these poaitlona ahould be uaed aa an Incentive to the whole future or our hlstorr. His bill bad no reference to the Individual who. In tbe natural order of things, would succeed to the generalship, enjoying his friendship and re specting his high and distinguished services, but his bill was Introduced on general prin ciples. The Houae bin to tranafer tho Indian bureau to tbe War Department waa read, when Mr. Thayer moved to refer lt to the Committee on Indian Affaira. Mr. Wtlaoa cald tbla bill bad been committed to tbe MUltary Commit tee in the Houae, and should go to the same committee here, and he made that motion. The MllltaryCommlttee here had already reported formally on this Mr. Tlnton said the General of th army re commended this transfer. Mp.Mnrrlll. rtt Mil In. i,Ll tha General had I recommended both ways on thla aubject, and I It would be Inconvenient to follow bis augfee- I bound to follow them at any rate. The Judl- OiirfiJamm.iiraw, tusi proper trauuiit.cv iwr this bill to go. Several Senatora Intimated that If the bill went to the Judiciary Committee, lt wo aid never bo heard of again. air. Wilson eaia the country waa now ale graced by the annual ateallng of mllllona ta connection with the operatlona of thla bureau, which thla transfer would put a aton to. Mr. Thayer had documeatc In hla desk to prove that the Lieutenant Oeneral had ex pressed himself against this transfer. Mr. Hendrloke expressed hte disbelief In tbe Idea tbat the bureau would be more honestly or more economically conducted by the War than the Interior Department. Mr. Fessendea was In favor of the transfer, but thought lt would be a reflection on the Indian Committee not to refer the bill to It. The bill waa finally referred to tho Commit tee on Indian Affairs. Mr. nnnnrii lntrm'tietv' a Villi to fin tha anm- Kenaatlon for labor employed by the United tatea. Laid on the table. Un motion ot Mr. Sherman inc oreueniia.s of Mr. Hill, of Georgia, were referred to the Judiciary Committee, with tho papera and meraorlala in the case. Mr. Ramsey Introduced a bill to amend the aet of July, 18fls, subsidizing a line of atexmers between New York. Mr. Cole Introduced a bill to provide for the tavlng of Pennsylvania avenue. Referred to .-.. iba III. trlot nriltliiinhl Mr. Pes Ma don lareaenteil a tueuiuilul. au- proved by Uenerai Howard and tho Mayors of Waa nine ton and Georgetown, aaktng an ap propriation for the relief ot the destitute poor in the District of Columbia, for which he naked the earneat and Immediate attention of the Committee on the Dlatrlet. Mr. Sherman Introduced a bill to Incorporate the National Junction Railroad Oompanj Referred to Committee on the Dlatrlet of Co- mmoia. Mr. Harria Introduced a bill to provide for tne paving; oi a portion oi I'coosyivanin ave nue and Fifteenth atreet weatwltii theNlchol aon pavement. Referred lo Committee on the Dlatrlet of Columbia. Un motion of Mr. Orlmes, lt was resolved tbat when the Senate adjourn It bo to Monday. Mr. Edmunda, at 1:60 p. m, called for the unfinished business, being the reading of the President's message, the motion being to usnend the further readlnr. ' .J. .T.l. ' a. ..I 1 .a .a - - .. Air. EAimunus aaiu mat oa aaaount oi too motion he had made veaterdav to adiourn. some ot hia friends and some of the vent le men connected with the public prints aeemea to imagine that he objected to tne reading ot the message. To disabuse their minds of this lm nreiiloa he now called for the reailintT of the message. He thought It for the Interest of tne party ' wnicn no Deioogeu mat inis uoo ument should bo read, ao that the people might aeo what kind of a man they had at tbe neaii oi mo uuiciamcai. The message was then read through by tbe Kecreiary. Mr. Vlekera preaented a memorial from W, Cornell Jewett, declaring that the propoaed censure of Hon. Reverdv Johnson Is ore ma ture, nod calculated to destroy tho new peace ful relations between Koglana and the United States and stales that tbo diplomatic dignity du nnuuui u iuv Aiitviiarii iu mister la U' dvMmiiled. iind nrara for dellberallnn ht.rm resorting to threatening legislation against flrnit Itrllsln. On motion of Mr. Edmunds, tbe message of ibo i'resiuent was laiu on me iauia auu or dered to bo printed. Tho Chair presented the report of the Secre tary of the Interior of the expenaea of the In dian llureau for the last fiscal year, Mr. Edmunds said that In view of the ex traordinary recommendations in the Presl- aent's message in rcxaru io me puuiio ucui, ito anouiu on i uestiay next, u no was not aniici pated by the llnanco Committee, bring for. ward hla resolution of November 21, 18u7( mthlnrths nrlnelualof the nubile debt titr able In coin, lie proposed to meet tho Issuo of thla extraordinary doctrine of the Presi dent, that wt ahould dishonor ourselrea lo the race of every honest man In the world. Mr. Frellitghuysen was glad that thla mes sage bad been read, but he thought tt should not pass without a word or two This nation, through the exertions of our lamented .Vjjjj .'tat ".".V ..-t!J!'tiZJttt. rVi. I.-!.- OrOUgntaaieiV Uliuuiuuui ywm: '"" lature. In full accord with tbe people and Juil from a glorious triumph, could well atrrd tc Isnore the petulance ol the vanquished This legislative departmant which has car- ...- rA. fnr vniri .finnlait with obstruct tlon and obstructionists, and which has Just receUed the cordial and triumphant indorse ment oia great uro inu m- .."""' whlaperof repudiation. I am glad that thla mea.age haa been reao, mat we r;i clar. before the world .a the accredited Hep. re.entatlteaof thla Oovernment that were. Ksvxssffi JK.SS5S1 ttyv-'ftfi .WA' US ffiffi KAV. und 'al ."th.7whSh.a tb. heroUmtoprc- .er.. the llbert et of thlt country, have now and faith otAmirlca are Invlo date ! "! that we have th opr?"" u i.-i iw.iTf attention of the wrld to tho fact tnai u we ented It I. but a lim- m.i, "'i m - n tie longer! let ui bo patient Vhe Bcnato then, al J p m , adjourned. IlOUSi: Of Itl.PKCSKNTATIVIM. Mr bchenck, of tlhlo, gat o notice tint at er the morning hour ho would mot. lopruccld lo bu.lne.i on Ihe Siicaker't table. Mr.Otrileld.of ulilo,from the Coiuiultu-c the wUJ and tn. anility to tita.erv. ii" uwni". ,e. or tracia aim -"'" ?: ".",- :-"-j "," In our waving llelat, In our exliau.lle.; ',,,1 the jetr.and that the aoclety ha. . inlnea,lairlnJlu.trlal,.ntcr.rl.ei-l...anJ 'U " , u, ,w .uioii hlj If need bt! In the lenllon aud toll of every tlodloll, hat a circulation of 05,001) coiilp. -. i ... ....... .(.nut frniii aiviv i. . ....I. aAnnvi annul-ful nn ninu. nt Kin ' NATIONAL, REPUBLICAN PUbtlSKBD EVERY MOftNINO, (SaiJ.ra.ie.rtcd,) iV w. ,t 3trjn.TA.au, Kirlhwst Cotnr of Ttnth and D Strnti, (frjattnl'.an.ylr,, ',,,,.,., ..4I.U nl.Ltd It t.l.rlir.(br.trrl,n).lfio Ifallanbserlbera$8.00paiaaaani j.oo fotelx moatbai and 81. SO tit three moaUt.UMrtoMV ft on Military Affaira, reported adveraelyona number of bllla and petition mostly of a pri vate character. The commlttet wa discharged from the ruU1'.rCOD,,1't0o of them. Mr. Washburn, of I nd., from tbe aamo com mittee, reported a bill to equalise the boun ueeor aoldlera and sailors and marines. It TmIJ?!"1.' ha "P"0!! order for the second T January. .,MhrYn,& t Ohio, reported Senate bill k0!0.'.1!10? lh.VI.,.of "l "1 tenement Ferry Anad UflltM ' Harper - Alao, a bill to fix the status ot the corns of JBdco advocate In th United States army. Alio joint resolution autborltlng the aale of tha Chattanooga rolling mill, at Chatta nooga, Tennessee, to the Southwestern Iron Company for th earn or $174,000. Mr. Paine, of Wis- I no ul re J if that considered adequate compensation. Mr.Oarfisld,orOblo,aldJt waa. Th bill waa than paaaed. Mr. Qarfleld, of Ohio, from the Military Committee, reported a Joint resolution author Izlnr the Secretary or War ta rHrnlah tmn cannon for tho erection of a monument to Oen. Kearney. Passed. Also, a bill granting a oertaln portion of tbo Sioux aity military reservation to tho Daptlst homo missionary aoolety, Paaaed. Alaa, a bill to deftaa tho pay of orhoeraof the army detailed to act aa mllltarv lnatruot. ora. Paesed. a Also, a bill to establish national ayatem of military education. Mr. ttarncld said it waa not ht latantlon to puah tho bill at present. He naked that It be rerj-a.v'p,a",nierrartno eecoadTucadar Mr. Waahburn., .. bill, and be did not want Kat oppoeedtothe order for any day. tjiei Mr. Roes, of III- moved to lay it ... table. Carried. ' be Mr. Dodge, of Iowa, from the Committee on MUltary Affaira, reported a bill fixing tho amount of money round due the State of Iowa oa account of certain claims again at the United Mates. Pending the consideration of this the morn ing hour expired, and On motion ot Mr. Kihitnlr. nt Ohio. th House proceeded to the business on the spea ker's table. Bills wer taken up as rollowa: A bill In relation to bridge acroaa the Ohio river. It la the Mil which passed the Senate last session, and provides for the appointment of a commission of engineers to Inquire what length or apan ahould bo adopted for bridges across the Unto river. After some discussion it was referred to tho Committee on Roads and Canals. Mr. Phelps, of Md , presented tho memorial ui i. u. nucraon a an . ue muiiiuiuuuu, cltlienaof Baltimore, relative to the claim ot the Oovernment and eltlxena ot tho United statea to the guano Islands of Alta Vela. Mr, Committee on Foreign Affaira to examine into thoeubjectand renott what legislation la ne cessary to secure the rlehts of American citi zens. Referred to the Committee on torclin Affaira. lot amendment waa disagreed to. and tbo resolution of Mr. Washburoo passed. The House resumed the consideration of business on tbe Soeaker's table, as follows i An act to amend the charter of the National Capital Insurance Company, of Washington. Referred to the Committee ou the District of Columbia. Joint resolution to regulate the carrying or passengers In ateamihl)s and other paaaenger vessels, itcicrrea to tne uommiiiee oa ion merce. Dill to refer the claim of Joseph Segar.or Virginia, totheCourt of Claims. Referred to the Committee on Claims. Mr. h untie Id. nf I . moved that when the Ilouso adjourn to-day It be to meet on Monday next. Carried. Mr. Hroomalt, of Pa , Introduced a bill to regulate the Issue of legal tender notes and to provide for their redemption. Referred to the Ways nnd Means Committee. Mr, Washburnc, of Illinois, offered the fol lowlngt . ............. tietoived, iiuo scnaicGoacurr.iiKiJ n hhvh the two Houses of Congress adjourn oo Mon day, the 31st Inst, they adjourn to meet on Tuesday, the 6th of January, 13W. Mr. Hohenek.of Ohio, madea statement on lirlinU , lh ugnmnite oi tvayi nan Jic'i" relative to tbe condition of the business be fore that commute and th House. Inde pendent of all other matters there wero two special ordcra which needed consideration. These were the tariff and the tax bllla, both la Committee of the Whole, and ready to be pro ceeded with On account ot the ahortnesa of the session, business should be worked up to tbo latest possible day before the recess lie moved to amend the resolution by substitut Ing Wednesday, the 33d Inst , tot the 21st, and January th Tor January ath. Oa motion of Mr Washburne, of III , tho House resolved Itsolf into Committee of tho Whole oo tha President's message of 1SJ7, Mr. Hopkins, or Wis, in tho chair. tor. Ulatne, of Maine, obtained tho floor and addreased tho Uouao on tbe political issues of the day. He enumerated tho controversies which had been set at rest by th election ot Oen. Grant, among which are tho nutations of reconstruction, of the protection of the loyal men of the South, ot the aaeredooaa of the public credit, and of the protection of Ameri can cltlicna abtoad. After he had concluded, the committee arose Mr, Kerr, of Ind , Introduced a bill to amend section 7ft of the aet imposing a tax onwhlaky and distilled spirits. Referred to the Com mittee of Ways and Means. Mr. Ingersoll, of III (Introduced a bill a up. pie men tary to.the currency act. Referred to the Committco on Ranking aud Currency. Adjourned. PAMSOOF Pi-SSHTLVAXIAAVC-crC Ablll was IntroJuccd la tbo Senate jcatcrdiy, for paving Pcnnsytvanli avenue, which waa re ferred to tbe District Committee. It nrovldee that Breve f Urlr. Gen M. Mich ler. Engineer la charge of Public Du lid Inge amUlroiindsi Series f. "Xt Miy"?! tha city of Wastiloxtoo, and A. U. Mullett, Supor vlslng Architect or the Treasury, or their sue no.iAn in nfflft. are herebi annotated a IJoirJ or Commissioners to examine aud determine What IS tllO OCSt Biviuur iwuvi iBiueu. iu be used on Peunaylv anla avenue, and to cause the eame to be laid down on that thorough fare from tho northweat gate of tbe Capitol grounds to the crossing of "seventeenth atreet weat. Within thirty daya alter they have de cided upon the kind of pavement to be uaed, they shall contract for the laying down of tho aanieonthelowcatand moat faorable terma possible, stipulating that the work shall bo done In the best ma iner.and without unneces sary delay, aud requiring a good and s utile I oat bond, with eurctlca to bo approved by the Chief Justico of the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia, guaranteeing that tbe terms of tho contract shall batrlctly and flthfull carried out, and to the latialic tlon of the said Hoard of Commissioners. beTorwnaVWtoWliUW'BVlW.l&,,J.! 5V the I Washington and Georgetown Ual road SomSany for that portion of th work lying between the tracks of their road and for a die- on -rtiu itHt- .. A- ai..lfpnhtirA t ofV.SA'-yJ'f!''frvive1,,ov!,0s PiriSOl iota " """ -.. ".-. !... i . i i. a,.. ihA nnr lnrikuu ui ius ui vi n"o"ioyv''!"i"'. lime. a. ih.y .hall d.n ..f. and proper view oi inoprogrese u. .- TiioTnti-THniivTi of the Methodist Epls- .-"', :su:!,5rtl?ti" 5" y?.'?ili'?&Z Thoan! ,,, Vl of th. -? ?t'lZ' , "111 V.'.J. Th. former ataled that 7,OH,OM .-,211. expenditures. .Ml) duo trenurcr. l.f 1 now on nauu, .,. ,ea l.iKUi.-l'n tholittnltant BaniuilU lltuce. c.(l , tru.tee, dl.poied of a trtct in. 1 HtuilM In Nottingham dlatrlet, coa a .1 ua S5J acrci, hcrctoloro aold by a lormer tiut tro to Utvld Younf. Tho tract wia put ch .ed b) Mr .Tamei 11. Ilra.ly of lb t " I loihood, fotWOUt). Jlni'lem ' - "