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& u VOL. XX 2STO. 19. WASinyGTQy. J). C, THURSDAY MOIWING, DECEMJiEI? 18, 1879. FIFTY CENTS PEIl MONTH. CAMERON AND CHICAGO. Tlio Mooting at tho Arlington Hotot Yesterday. Harmonious Session or tlio Ciiiiiinlltoo A llliilno Cundldutu In llio lTleld .suiiulor CMinuruit Clitojeu Chilli mull Colo- n cl Kcogh luiinlimitibly .So lulled loi-Bccrt- tuiy Con- toiiIIoii In llilcugci. The ltepiilillcan Niillnniil Gouiinlttna. Tho ltepiilillcan National KxccutlioCommltlao met jestcrdny at 1'.' o'clock nt tho Atllngluii Hotel, mill ntler several hours nf harmonious session, eon. eluded Hi Inborn by ill ctltigfconutiir Don Ciunocou chairman, (Allelic! Thomas II. Kcftib,' of North Curullim, secretory, nnd siioeliug Ciilcogo a tlio jilaLe fur holding Ihu coiivcnllon, and thu first Wednesday In Jmiu an the lime. Ilie re.uitnr Itslatiomwn lorclold with necu raoylu Ihk National Hi mil wan of jcslcrdav, but tlioro wore Homo Instances surrounding lb proceedings of tlio coiiiiulttcu of conslderiiblo In terest. Contrary to general expectations there was con siderable opposition manifested to Mr. Cameron's ruueiiuacy yesicruuy morning ucioro ino commit too met, although Tuesday night It had not mani fested Ittclf. this wns due lo tho fet Hint tho friends of Mr. lllnluo itiioit tho rommitteo filially concluded that Mr. Cameron ought not to bo olcclod. without a shoiv ofoipo'l(Ion on account of the rumor that prevailed that lio was fnvnrablo 10 rccruiary nucrmnu res a seconii cnotco, w lino mo manifest sentiment In thu oonimltieeu undecidedly lulhior or Mr. lllalue. Whllo nil wcru perfocllv well aware that Mr. CRinonm'n first cholco would 1C (Icueral (I rant, Mr. lUulue'n frkiidnivcio anxious Hint ho should understand that ho was Ihu choice of tho committee ns second iholce by a veiy largo majority. Therefore Mr. Illnlno's Itlcuds decided to placu Oetioral John T. Avorlll, of Minnesota, in nomination, and he recoiled 19 voles nttnltist 22 lor Mr. Cameron with 1 blank. Colonol Keogh, of rsoitn cuiollnn, mid ihrouorlourolhor lilnluuineu and strong nutl-MtLiumii men olcd for Mr. Cameron, showing that It Jllalne's enthu strength In Ilia committee hud been thrown lor Mr. An trill he would huva beaten Mr. Cameron icvernl voks. Therefore, theiu Is Do political slgulllcuiica In a Presidential nay nttnihed to tlio MieLttcn. When the Loinniltieo met at 1.' o'clock Governor MtCorinltk called tho meeting to uder, and ox Cofigrcnsmuu Tlattuas rcLOgtiucd lit pliicoolOov ornor Cornell, Mr. Cameron In place ol Mr. Keui bio, Mr. New lu phieu or Mr. Iluiina, of Indiana, Mr. Chalice, of Colorado, icp.csoiiud thatslato by proxy, a also Nevada, holding tlio unity of Mr. Jones. 'Iherc wcrusuveinl other ptuxlis, tliat were all recosnlcd with tho exception that Mr. Now, of Indiana, who held the proxy nr Mr. Ilanna anil or Jud(ju Jacobs.of Washington Territory, lias rellisjil tho right lo use that ol Judge Jacobs. Contrary to expectations, Mr. Tinman, of Flor ida, put In an oppenrante. nud madoclalm to be leeogulrod tho member or tlio National Committee from that blate. 'llio Point wo raised upon Mr. 1'uriiiHU that ho had nut bum a citizen of l'lorlda for tliicuj call, and had been exercising thu light of suUiogo and engaged In politics In Tcum.Nl. inula, Mr, Turrami In a sort of driveling way conrecssed Ills ubence In thu Mute, but pledged hlmscir upon his honor that ho n ns mill a citizen of l'lorlda, and Intended to return there. Mr. Oeorgo Wcutwurlh, who pnino hero dclu gated by tlio Hepublkaiis on lorhla ns ii represent allium thnthlutL upon tlio Nullonul Couimltteu, appeared and luado a very strong and eloquent argument In behull of lilt right to represent IhuT.o publlcans of Florida upon thu National Committee, lie denied Unit .Mr.- Viirmau bud n ruildcute In Florida, or Intended lo ruturu there, and that It he did his position lu tho Kepubllcati party was ex ceedingly doubtful. Alter eoniu discussion Mr. Turuiuu wniciinltted to retain the placu on thu committee, although there nas not a member who did uotttel that by uicry prlncliial of right and Justice M r. Went v oi th w an entitled to the place, WhllulhupioLcedlugs of the commltteo wero ut luiiisqullu spirited they were very harmonious, and thero Is a general feeling ot gratification at tbuusult. While tho retirement of ex-Governor McCormkk us K'CiwUry ot tlio coniuilttee is bu rrgntled, tho oleulou ol Colonel Keogh as his sue censor lully conipeiisaks for his loss. Colonel Kuogli lsonoof tlio strongest, most on iigetlu and popular members of tho commute, uud bis unanimous election shoiva tho esteem lu which he Is held by the members of tho committee. It Is matter for congratulation Hint tlio factions In tho ltepublliuu parly liotn tlio Tactile Coast did not make a contest upon Mr. Uorhatu. It tavedu bitter contest. Mr. (iorluim's remarks In nominating Mr, Cam eron wcie exceedingly well-timed, us woroox-Seu. ator Challeo's lu nominating Ueuetal Avcrlll, Taking it all In all Ihu commlttes has done Its work will, x . The Tiro IIimisuk of Coiibicsb, T he Fcnnlo did no business of Importance J ester Any, nearly lit entire tlmo licIngtaKcii up by a dry spculi from Hcnatot.Morsan.ot Alabama, upon the financial uucsllon. lie predicated his remarks upon a resolution which lioprcscntad,ln substunco an follow hi "That the contlnuanco of tho existing volume of UullQil btatts Treasury notes, with their legal tender prescned, and tho maintenance; of their ' equivalency In value with coin, Is demanded by the pMBCiit nccc-sltks or trade, commerce uud In dustry, and that the full restoration or Mlier coin- age to an equality w Itli gold Is Decennary to secure to (lie H-ciIt! of the United States a sutlklent and permaueni supply of monoy to maintain our Na llonal pro'-perlly.1' Mr. Morgan Introduced this resolution for tho purpose of antagonizing tho proposition of ionator jjdj Arils ' lu the House Mr. IJallou (n, I.J Introduced a out lui'eiuiii me lesui-ienuer jpiniuy or giecu backs anil tho stump uct on bank i hocks. Mr. Knott, lrcim tbc Cominltlco on the Jndlclary, reported faiorably from that commltteo the con current lesolullon offered by ex-Governor Vouii" of Ohio, appointing a commltteo of tluee Seiiatois and llio Kcprceutaliies to Iniestlgato the prciout system or salnrks, feci and emoluments allowed to the oltlccrs or the United i-talos courts. Mr, Mil'old, from tho Commltteo on Manufac tures, reported his Joint lcsolutlou proposing a Con. tliutloual umcudment III relation to trade murks which provldus that Congross, for tho luomotlou of trado and manuructures, and to carry Into (fleet In ternational treaties, shall haio power to Brant, pio tectuudicgiili'.tolhc ctcluslio light loadopt and use trade-marks. A stroiiu; opposition was mnnlfoslod to this ro'o luttoii, not so much on account of Its matter ns tho committee liom which It emanated. Several mem bers contended that Ihu bill should hai o been con Bldcred by the Judlelnry Commltteo and reported from there. Mr. .MtCoid made a duporato olrort to put tho lcsolutlou on Its passiua, and Btatid that the Goicrument bad iccelved 8200,ooo for granthu trado marls, which, under ihv Hupiemo court du clnlon, wcru valueless, and ho ruiitcnded that lu Justlcn and equity, tliat mono) would hafu to tic rofuidul or soiuu legislation enacted which would protect tliuo ttado murks. Uyaiotopf 111 to73 tliotnaln quoitlon was or ilored, but utter tome debate it became Lvldent that tho icquUItu tno-llihds oouldliot be oblalno 1 and by unanimous consent the wholo subject was referred In the Commltteo on tho Judiciary, with leave to roport nt uny time. Tho Military Academy nppiopr'atlon bill was then taken up and piw.od, and Ihu Consular and piplninatla appioprlullon bill was reported to the Iloiife, ordered to bo printed and tecommltlsJ. 'ilie Ilou.e then adjourned, Aniniidiiients to tho Census Lair, Mr. Tondlcton, from the Committee on tho Con sun, jostctday Introduced" u bill In llio Senate, at the suggestion of Genera! Walker, Superintendent or tho tV-MikUB, proi IdliiR for the receipt and trans inlsnloii of nil mail matter porlalnlng to the rcnns between the Census otllce and Its corrotpondenU frco; also, an amendment of tho census law by striking out so much of tho old law ruonlers the Bupoilntindmt of tho Cenmis to Inquire relating to the ownership of tho puollo debt or the United btnte", and by whom owned. It also makciulow other unimportant amcudrnentb, i l'orniiiiifliit Aptnopilutlons. Beuator Davis, of West Vlreluln. tnirnilnn,i i tho H'liuto csterduy r bill to repeal all laws tolat lug to permanent annual appropriations, 'llio bill prui Ides that nil laws heiutoforu made for tlio ap. Iiropilallon or moneys Irom the Treasury for pur iuaueiitlidefliiltonud pormaucnt nuiiunl objects, except so far as tho provide appiopilatlons ror tho sinking fund lor thu payment of Interest, pia. inlum and principal of the publlo debt, or of bonds Itstiod lo tho Taclllo rath uud companies, be, and tbotumoaroheieby repealed; and It shall bu tho duty orthu head of each dcpaitmeiit of thoUoi ornmeutto Immediately upon tho passage of this act prenuit to Coiurtss In the luual way tstl. innks of tho umiiuut required lor e.pou'llturo uuikrthuapjiioiiUllonn so effected, and thereafter to lucludo lu tho annual estimates submitted to CoiiKri'M i uch amounts as may be required for nuknequotit eau. rnutcatod llleclloii Cases, 'llio sub-commltteo nflheKoung Contmllteoon Klectlous, of whlih llenrpfcutallvo Hprlnger Is iiiaiimun, Dcunna ncaiiiiK icsierunyiu tlio con tested case or Hradlcy is. Slemons, Second Atkntin lis dlsirkt. Judge Morlln, of Arkansas, cnuiuol for Mr. llradley, uddreisf d tho commltteo for and hour iiu itni eoiieiuuuins Ill.-UUICIH II1I9 moilllllg, III irJ;sri,"ll.,50 10,.,,, ilont tlie (.ninnilttuo. Mr SI-i'1jo, 17 , . 1 1 . V """ "rissuiiwiiiu imu, kiiiiii Iudlanndkliiu, Uled bta swum petition uud stuto- mcnl. yeslcrday, accompanyliiR It with amdavlLi wliji liwt fnrtli Traml and liitlinldatlou, bribery iiudlllciril votlniron tlio part of Ilia ltepubllcam .,"U,0t'I.c,cll?,,.or0clobor8.18"8. Tho nnldavltof ,','; llnllntd, lawyoror Larnictto, nets forth that llility-ilvo Undents of Wabash College otwf for Ortli, not havlnrr any legal residence In tho pro clials wheru theno volts litre cast! olfo thatfour teou minor? and tuculy-iilno persons Imported ft01.'1 "V.1101! co"'l"o urtho Silato voted for Ortli, and tliat nil theso votes were canvassed nnd counted p Orlli.'Ino other nradavltii, ono oflhem by John 0. Uobelboncr, editor of tho l.afajctto Vhpalch, anwrt that a secret (.oclcty existed In Lafayette, I ml., hai lug for Its objects the procuring and sell. Iiir or lotestollni'hlglicnt bidder, and that with two or lliroo oxcvptloui nil lis members voted for Mr. Ortli, yinr tahut vuovoiition. Soiuiloi' Katon'n Views mi llio Siibjcct. Sonator l'jiton, of Connecticut. cstcrday Intro duced on Important bill In tho Fcnate to provide for the creation or iiTnrlir Commission lo con-lst of nliio members. 'Iho bill provides Hint the com niUsloiiern aro lo be appointed lYoni civil life, and are to rcrclvu a compensation for such llmons they aro emplood in their Investigations nt n rata here ntler to bo ilxod. They also are aulhorlzed loom, ploy a elefk and and stenographer. Tho commit, slon In to be charged with the duty of countdcrlujr. and thoroughly investigating nil Iho l arloun quen tloun relating lo agriculture, manufacturing and mining Interests or tho country, so far us the samo may be necessary to aid In thu Judicious review of tho tarltr. For the purposoor fully examining the matters which may comoberore said rommlwlon In the pront'cutlou or Its Iniiulrlts, It Is eniiOwercd to visit such dltrerent portions and seitlnun or thu country as It may deem adilsublc. It Is lo report lis action to Cougicss as soon us It has completed lis Investigations. Tho bill was referred to tlio Commltteo on Fi nance. Immediately after Its reference a representative ol TiirNition it. Ilrrcnuc'AV found fccimlor liiton upon mo uoor oi me senate and interrogated til in tllltnly: "1 hat appears lobe an Important measure you Introduced this inortiluir. Mciinlnrf" "Yen. sir," replied tlio dlstltiKUlshed rcpresonta. in oi ino wooiien-nuimeg Male, "l ihiuicltli tho molt hnpottiint piece of ligUlatlon proposed this scnlon. "What aro your Ideas In relation to tho commis sion i "Well, sir." he replied, "areilnlou of the InrltTIs n matter of very great Importance to thin country, and ono that should bo connidcrcd with very great cure. Uercloloio there has been ton much special legislation upon this nubjcit. i:ach Interest has been flglitlng forllsowu adiautagu before Con grens without regard to the rights and necessities of tlio general business public. My object Istoget btfoioConsrcsnnllof Ihu facts nnd cildenco col lated by eminent men so at to enable us to kuowct Belly what wo are doing bctoru wo linker with that subject any more." " S hat character mid class of men do ) on expect to get on this commission?" " My Idea Is that there should bo an expert lu agricultural, commerce generally, manufacturing generally, In woolens, cotton uud iron, and that lu addition thereto there should bo one man of broad, statesmanlike i Iowa nnd largo oxporleuiolu pub lic nmitr.n, not nil exneitln any or Mice special ties. 1 would select all or them without regard to politics, and especially tho statesman. 1 would try to get ono man tlio peer or Clay, Calhoun or Webster." " Who will appoint IliU commission?" " Well, tho Senate lias tho coullrinlng power, but tho Trcsldent."(luro Iho distinguished and earnest Democrat caught himself and Interjected tho ex. clamatlon so that ho might go upon tho record cor rectly) "or rather tho man who Is acting as Tresl dent, will liomluato them, but they must pass the scrutiny ortho Saiiato." "How long will It tako this commission to ccm pletoltnlabom?" "Well, ft je.ir at least- Thoy could not do tho work absolutely requited of them nnd haio their icport ready fir Congress beloio tho last session of the Toity-ilxtli Congress, uud It Is an Important subject, sir, 'Ihey should ilnlt all parts of tho couuliy and make the Investigation thorough, so Ihatlhe roDorlwill bo n guide thntwo can rely uiHin linpllcltly lu rei Islng the tarltl." "In other words, buuntor, you aro ln Ing the corner-stone of tho Democratic building upon the tarlll question.'" "Tlmt islt oxnctly. We aro laying tho bed-rock, and when wolcnvo this question of tliotarld' we want to settlo formally yiars nt least all poblblc autstlou lu relation tlieielo. Our biiKlness Interests emand It," ho continued, "for a man, when ho goes Into biislncin, does not want to be calculating oiery day that changes lu Ilie prices of his goods or his lalites can bo effected by a mero whlin of a majority In Congress. It Isn great ques tion," ho added, and then lie quietly slipped nival in commune n moment wllh Mr. Ihuruian, who had beckoned for his ear. Claims Agiilnst tho (Iniorniiicnt. Mr. l'hll 11. Thompson. Jr., of Kentucky, chair man of tho sul committee having charge of tho classification of nil claims now pending before the Houso Commltteo on War Claims, presented Its ro port to the lull conimltleo jestcrdiiy morning. Tho sub-committee divides all claims Into six general classes, m follows : First Claims allowed by tho Quartermaster's uepariiiiciu. Second Claims alloivcd by the Commissary- viviivi.,1 n uijxiiwuv; it. Third Claims allowed by tho Southern Calms uouimissiou. Fourth Claims arising out of services of mon and otlleers nnd dlftcieuccs with contractors. Fifth Claims for wlilcli. under tliaCnustltnitnn and laws, tho Uoierumeut Is responsible. This last-meutloucd claim Includes damages nnd suiz uros of property lu loyal stato, or which claims amounting lo not over SMO.OOO aro pending bolero tho committee. Hlilh What ate popularly known ns rebel war ciuuiin. The main feature of the rennrt. hnwnvii- t. il.n declaration ol iho sub-commltteo lu rclcicucc to inu sixiu oiass iiae ino uoi crumeni is not legally responsible fur theso losses, nnd that llin claimants aio ilepcudeut entirely upon tliegonorosily of tho (Joiornmontlor nnimcntof them. The roport end recommendations of tho sub- commiiico win uououcss uo auoptcu uy tho mil committee. Nutlonnl llnnU lteservcs. Tho IIouso Committee on Uauklug and Currency at its sesnlon decided to report to the Houe Mr. Trice's bill In rotation to tho Nstlonrd bank re son en, T he bill, w lilch It Intended as a aubstttuto for that of Mr. lluckuer, will not bo repotted until sotno time lu January. It proildes "that tho Na tional bank net bo and It Is hereby so mutinied as to icqiiiro eicry blinking association to keep lu gold or silver coins of iho United Motes one-half of tlip rcservo fund now required bylaw. Any bank ing association fulling to comily with Iheiequlte menu of Iho first section or thin act shall not lie al low ed to lucrtaro Its liability by making any new loans or discounts otherwbo tlinu by discontinue or purchasing bills or exchange paiable nt si.-ht, nor make any dividend of Its profits until the re quited proportion ol coin has been restored, and the Comptroller of the Currency may notiry any usilstant whose lawful money rcsoivo shall be bo- low Ilie amount and propoitiouofcolu nsabovo re quired to bo loft on hand lo mako good such re terse, and II such assistant shall full tor thirty dais thereafter to to make rrood tts innon-n nf fawinl money lu the proportion aforesaid, tlioCouiptiolIer may, with tho concurrence! of tin Seerotuiy or iho lreiuury, appoint a ryeuher to wind up the Intnl. nessol thu anoolallon, us provided lu section oi3l, All acts and parts of acts in conllkt wllh this act are hereby repealed." Tlio Union Tactile Itnlliond. The (loi eminent dlroctors of the Union Tactile Itallroad Company haio bilbmltled to the Secre tary or the Interior their report lor tho year 1879, glUngan account of their luspict'ou or tlio road and Its appurtenances. The roport Is lengthy nnd goes Ink) detail in iclatlou to ever) tiling regarding tlio corpo ration. As to tho financial condition of tho road the directors sav : T be rold Is In a nrosiicious condition and nrom. Incs this sear to sliow gross earnings oierJlJ,ooo,iW wiiu operating expenses reouecu to unoui tortr-two per cent, of eurnlnj', but of nit earnings It can, in our opinion, pay lu bondholders their Interest and comply with the directions of the Tuiidlin; bin whlih sets nnart Iwcntivllio ntr pont. nf ttntwf lawiliigsnud will leave the ttockhoklmssoven and n-lmlf per cent. Quarterly dividends of ono and a-liallper cent, aro already mndo. The report H signed by Nathaniel Nllan, George II. Smith, It. T. Itiicklaud, Charles C, Hansel and Daniel ciindwlok. Xuilolulilllty of Telegrams, Tho Senate Coimulitco on ITivllegus and Elec tions nt u special meeting lestoid&ydlsciMcd tho questions rained by Ilia icnuest of ilia manager of tlio Western Union lekgiuphotllru at Topcka, Kau., to lieoieu.ed liom uompliaucu with tlio sweeping terms of thu tuba'uu sericd upon him lu the lu galls case, but took no action upon iho subject ex cent to uutlly him to appear beloro the commltteo this altrrnooii wltli a new to hlnpiraonal exami nation. The Indkallons aio, ho.ievor, that the comralltoo will still lutlhor modlly the lubpeonn (ittics tecum m as to narrow It to ttiograins which iiUtu more or ic.s tpeelllcally lo the matter In huudfoi licstlgiit'ou, Itun Oicr by nil lisp ess iVngnn. Yc.lerday ovoulng one of Knox's espiu agons, driven by snnttiel Bprlngiuiiu, rnu oi er n small boy nilllled llarn Dotnrlass. on tho oorncr-or Niun. Iln.tnlli niul tl klinnl. nn-i I, ,. tl 'I iu Lit .. ...... wim mashed badly, llowus taken to his home. nwiraiiinuu, n umcci L'ttiiii tigtiaui. Ho u amj 'isntlaihtdlolUodtacrof thahoisss. THE MAINE URSURPATIOH. Sixty-two Fraudulent Chanrjos In tho Rotuins. Iho Iiiriiinuun riococdlnusor Ontcolou Hud Ills Coadjiifom -.ciucrly mi nrfcut ntudotoJSxcusu thoCilnio-Tolltl- cnliipiPiimry Miula tho Win runt for the Act lu'dlg- nntlou Meeting, &o. , A rrosluidoivlng of lleinocrntln 1'nllry. At'til'iTA, Deo. 17. Full details of tho count niado by the Governor niiit council show tho fallowing renultw: IntlioPenute tho rusionlMs are given 20 members nnd the Ilepubllcans 11. In llio Houso tho Iiisloiitsts TgrcprencnUtlves nnd Hie Ilepubll cniiniil.nud live cities, with 12 ltetiubllenn renro. koiitnllvos-Turltand, Hath, hcitlslou, Itoeklaud and Saco aro dlsfrnnchlncd. The Iloiiko w III thus ho VI mcinliom short nt Its organisation. Tlio ac tual result of the election, according to thu tiillelal reltirnn beroro Ihey were changed by the niftliod orcounttiigndoptcd by tho council, iinsns rnllnws: In llio Senate tho Ilepubllcans had nineteen members and tho Fujlonlstj twelic. In the llou.Hthc Itepubllcans had ninety representatives and the ruslonlsti slxty-ono. 1 he Uorcrnnr nnd council counted out eight netiators and counted In light Fusion candidates, as follows: T wn sen ators hi York county. Ihrco lu Cumb'jiUnd.ono In Iranklhi, ono lu Lincoln, one In Washington. Ibis makes a nit cbaniro nr slvfooii In On, Si.mifi. In the House Ihey counted out seventeen Iteputill. cniiiiiiiii couiiieu Sfliontecii ninion ciituiiiutci lu tho following districts: Durham, llaj nesville, Sliermaii, New Castle, 1'armlugton, Nuw Sharon, Wilton, Oouldstioro , Norway, Kxctcr, l.o Imtioii, tikowhegan. Hmlthtlcld. Trlneeton. Cher. ryllcld, Terry and Seursport. 'Iho homo ns elected gave -."J majority to tho Itepubll cans The houso an counted glies 17 majorltv lo tllO 1 Unionists, luaktm. n lift rltnii',,, if la. Uv'iIia cleellou returns tho Ilepubllcans had n majority of y uii ;iiii uaiim. no UJ.IIIU'U UV Ultj UI) tTHOr IIMU coiiuull tho TtMonlsW lme u iimjarity or 2d on Joillt lift lilt. '1 111 (Iiiirilliit ninl rtiinnnll liuvii Hutu uy Ihelr moilo of couiilltuc niftdo a net flinngo of U Itl litis livn KniiinliAi 'I l,n n,.in.ll t isi il.n in,..l -.- ..n,..iutni,iiu1. J its- Villi MUM PlIllU III W IUI1IIU no errors In any or Iho Fusion districts, tlthor or Iho liouno or scnalc, orsulllclcnt unto to enuo their rejection, llio soks lu some districts we.ro thrown out on tho most frivolous prctcUn, such as errors In nulling irregular uinots, i.c uui it is noiuuown Hint n single false or fraudulent Republican vote u.n i-iui in uny cuy or loivn; imu any vote wan re turned dllk'icnlly finm tho Intention nnd ilcslro Of the voter, or that tho returns did not on tlio whole represent llio precise rei'.tlt as It was counted and declared lu open town moulngstlitoujliout the Slate. An Indignation meeting will be hold Friday etching. ai:x itu.tr. an.ixr. Iho Second II ly In flilliulolpli u. I'lillMiEiniiA, Dec. 17. General Rnint nrrlved at Carpenters' Hall nt nbuiit 10 IS thin morning. The hall was linudsuinvlr decorated with bunting and grow lug How ci-n mid exotic plants. The (Ion cral wns reeelved by ev-Mlnnier to Knglnnd John Welsh, who Inn few brlel romniks gnio hlmwil come to the old hall, and also presented him with aucngiossod nddress from the Carpenters' Com pany. Aller accepting the gift iua few welt clionen nurds, tho members of thu Carpenters' Company and lliolr families wcru presented to Iho ex-Tiesl-dent, and a general haud-shiikliig took place. The Interior or thu hall was beautifully decorated fur tho occasion. The columns ut each sidoof tho platform nuro rirnped with bunting, nnd over the stage tlio woids, "IhuNatlon'sIllrtliphco Illds You Welcome." Tlio address presculed to hlui was linnilsumeiy executed, and stood on an ebony easel, In reply to the presentation Uonoral Orant spoke nslolloHs: OKSTI-hNtEN Of T1IK CAllfUNntllS' CoMPANV Of tiik Tiii.sl.nt Day : II It w 1th much pleasure that lurecpt thu address which 1 see bclore me. 1 shall presorvoitnnd h-indltdowu to my chlldro'i for prcervatlou. liognrdlt ns n very great trophy, nnd one that will grow in estimation as tlmo passes ns long nsour Republic lasts, which I hope nnd I think wo hivu tlio nssuranco cf now, will bo as long as time lasts, AT tSnFl'l"DENOH HAM. General Grnnt nnd Masor Stokley wero then drlien to Iudopendeiieo lla.lt, where r great crowi was in wuitlue:. Thoex Trcs (tent tivie- m ..,.,. i, id lu iiiucnniroccupieuuy joiin uaucoeic at tlio time or the signing or tho Declaration or 1 udependence and lu front or tho table on which Iho Declaration was signed. About 'J 000 people, mulo and female, were admitted and shook hands wllh tho General, but no speeches were made. After tlio recoptlou lu Iudopendeiieo Hall Gen eral Grant assisted at plantliigau elm trealn Inde pendence Square. In th9 afternoon General and Mrs. Grant wore present at tho pt rfonnariie or "Tlnaforo" at tlio Academy of Music. Tho doors of tlio Academy or Music were opeuod at TJO o ciock, ui wnieii nine iieiiny eiery seat in the houso had been sold with tho execution, nr mn. ortho proscenium boxes, which wero reserud fur tbeuscor Goueral Grant and liartvninl m.mL.r oi ino cniuiiuuce ui inu coiiucus. uio lieneral s box, tho low or ono on the right, was appropriately docotatod. A largo American Hag was jolded oicr tho tqp and down on c.icli side, while volt it ledgu wascoiered Willi a long spray of natural Mowers and suillax. At 3 o'clock General Grunt arrived at Hie front nf tho theatre and was received by Henry M, Thllllpi, a director ol tho house. As ho entered tho box provided for hlra the orchestra nhiied Soo the Conquering Hero Comes.' When Guneral Grant apnearid nt tho front of the box the nudlonce applauded, nnd some ono c ri lng "Thrcecboers foruenoriil Grant," tlicro was long and hearty ro.ponie. General Oiant aroso aud bowed, and then sat down. When nil viuicsfulcd tlio parly was niado tin as follows: General Grant. Mrs. Grant, Colonel lrcd Grant, Mrs. Don Cam eron, Miss Tattorsoii, daughtrr of Mr. Joieph Tnt tenon: Hon. Schuyler Colfax, Hon. II. T'. Goshoni, ltnv. O. II. Tltlhny, Mayor stokoly.and mombers of tho committee of councils. General Graut'3 party took great Interest In tho performance from tho very first, and remained throughout the entertainment. Upon loavlng tho Academy Goueial Grant was again loudly cheered. Hotel tiilnod by Maim- Stokley, rjilMDELriui.Dco, 17. Geuciol Grant wan this evimliig entertained at tlio rcsldcnco of Mayor Stokloy, lu tills city, n largo number of prominent citlzons being, present to do honor to iho itlntlu. irutshed L'ttcst. A rcccotlou. a haunitot and .,-. nude by scleral Germun singing societies wero the routines of thouioulng. For the tuuposcs of the banquet in elaborately decoralcd tunpornry pa- VIIIUII Mill. UClll UlCVbUU IU IHU ICUT Ul 1110 lUJlOr S house Among those lireicut wore Clin Him will. lain M. nvnrts. Judge Sheridan, of Neur York: lltiili J. Iltistlligsj, of, the Xow York Commercial; Gi-orgo juiivD, u me iuif iui. .i'icf,' auiuuui -suiuieu, J. S Morgan, of Ixiudou, l.ug.. and J. W ,'lanolt, president of the Ilaltlmoto and Ohio rnllrnvl. The etent will rank us ouo of the lenturcs of tho Gen e nil's il-slt to this ell). Tho lirst Defenders, being the surviving mom bers ofa company of Teimnjlvanla soldiers who InlSiilwero relied upon to defend the capital at the tlmo that troops were attacked by n, mob In ll'illlmoric, were pre-ieiitod to General Grunt this afternoon ut (ho Continental Hokl, Colonel John W. I'oiuey Introduced Iho veterans In a nnt speech. UencrolOMiit bolng Hied from previous icccpiious iiuiu iiuriug inu morning inane no rot mal reply to the address, and aller cordial giect lugn to tho old soldiers, withdraw to hit nrlvatu apartments, Admiral Amincn arrived In this city this uf toruoon and dined Nvllhlieheial Giant, upon whom ho comes lo urgo an acceptance of the prcldoucy oriho Loinpauy to tarry out tlio piojoctul -Nita-ingiian canal scheme, It could not bo learned how tho protiosltlou wns received by Oenernl Grant. Admiral Ammcii would not enter Into anv iIIm-iib. slon of tho subject, staling that mi utisnci to Do- i.esscpv icccuipuuiicauoii wotitu nppear shoitly. IIIUIK 11 .1IC1IIIS (ll'llllt. Cis-ciNSili, Deo. 17. Tho Journals horogcnetally consider tha action of tho National commltteo to day ns favorable to tho nomination of Grant and untaNoraljlo to both 31i4imauatid lllalue, J 'EXA'H Yl, I XI A II O X VS. AppnientOverlssnoSatlsructmlly h'Kpluliicil. TilllAtiniillA, Deo. 17. The commltteo of tho legMuturo to whom was lcfciiod Iho alleged oicr luuo of Statu bonds, tutor a session siueu lust Juno, haio completed tholr labors and prepared a report, wlileh was to-day glieu to tho Governor, They lm o thoroughly Im ostlgalod tlio mattor, nud traced each bond to, Its holder. The committee found that the tf.'.GOO of bonds denonllod tn Glrurd flank wcte paid Into llio treasury by C, S. llol-er, and ac ctodltcdfor byllcmy a. MiUtnw, Stato treasurer. T Im rcpoi t saj s; "Tho settlement of Hem y S. Mc Gmw Is a latislaetory explanation ol tlio wholo question, and had It been placed on the minutes of tlio sinking Hind commission thoro would hnic been no dlllleiilty with rotetcucu to this loan, uud all tho ontstuiiuliig bonds would have been re deemed," Tills settlement Is found on tho lly-lcnf of ono ortl.o buoks or tlioSinto Treasiuor, u place so uu usual tlit.l lliuoilkcis ut tha Comuiuuweu.i.i ou'i lojLcd It, A I 'lino's WH1. Niw Yotiit, Doc. 17. Tho will of ClrMUii Flinch, senior ineiuber uf Iho shlppl 4 Hi n of I'nnch. KdioAl'D.. of this cits wns fl.'el In ilm surrogate's court tc.dav Ho leaves yVNosi lisnl h crowns to ins uruiuui, uuvm emeu lutiiti, ami l'Ji.CM) D.iulili gion unto Ills sister, Uiolnu iieU. I erloka Worn, nnd direct! Ihit Ills luidy bo cm luilincd, put lu nit Iron enflin antl tnkon lo Milan where It shall lie cremated. Ilo risks lobe placed lu an urn n id bitrlcdat Copcnhijcn. A Whiilr Ciipliiit-il nt I.ynu Hnvnti, KtiRlulK, VA Dee. 17. Awlintn II fly fell long goi iino- i.yuu naveu uay, nnu gcuinguuior tlio elmiinei was captured by entiulrimon. A llud Sun .Shot by lllnJTillioi-. Clttcinn, Dec. 17. I'lnuk llrodlo' n yoiiuir rough, set upon and beat his father last nlirhl. when tho latter shot him dead. Mr. llrodjo gave himself iii. mM i ,. Vlclnrla Ulillnivs HiinJndeli'd. San l'niNtinto. Dec. 17. A dlspjtch rrom Vic toria siiyn tho outlaivs near Kamtoops, after killing two more men, have surrendered and aro on the way to Kumloops for (rial. I'rnslilltlliill to Hon, J, It, Tulastoll, N'gty YoiiK, Dec. 17. Ilofore leaving lor England to-day the Hon. J. II. Tulestou wru) presented wllh a sen k our plate by his admirer) and friends lu this city, lluing pressed for llruu Mr. Tulestou was compelled tn decline an liivitutlofi to a banquet. Forced lo l)lsgoi-ge. , Nr.w York. Dec. 17. Ills staled Hint Samuel J. Tlldcn and Charles Ilullcr, members or the pur chasing committee or tho St. Iuls, Alton A Tetro llaiito Itallroad Company, have paid back 8100.00(1 onch tn thu road. A still ban been pending ngiumt them for tho amount with Interest. Culled Out unit IMlirdeird. WoncF-niKR. Mass.. Pec. 17. tarnjclto Dattcy was found Inhlsyurd lu Nurtli Oxford early this morning with terriblowounds In Ids bead, from tho ell'ectof which ho died at 10 o'clock. I to luul been called out bclweon U unit 4 o'clock this morn ing by parties who aro as jet unknown. Mmdor In llin 1'hst Degier, Cincinnati, Dec. 17. Thu trial of Goorgo Trlco, colored , w ho la-l summer shot his emnlnj er, Vllllo DIack, at the Intler'slobicco warelioiMiou Front street lu this city, was ended lu Hie Court of Com mon I lets this morning, Ihu Jury lctiirulng a ur dlet of murder In Ilia first degree., T 1'repnrltiB for Mr. Tin null's ltd option. Nfcw YottK. Dec. 17. At n meeting ofpromlncut Irish cltlrcusut the IT fill Avenue Hotel tonight, n commltteo was appointed to nuifcc nil nrrnngc ments fornproper reception to Iks tendered to Mr, Tariiell on his arrival, steps ivllnrso lie taken to nid him lu his mission through Ilie country. m , Ail liiivj Town llus, uuil. Cincins-iti, Dec. 17. Aillspulih from Dos Moines. Iona, states that the business portion of Clnrkrn vlllo, llullor county, lown, was burned Sunday morning. Tho Ions In over t-lfl OH. T he lire orlgl tinted In tho store of II. A. U Iltirlon. whlth lisup posed lo base been llrt robbed and t!ie"i tired. VulHl AITiiiy lletiicnn Neighbors. SntiNTON, ta, Dec. 17. J. 0. McCormlck and milium i.. iNiciioiioiigu, ot i.asi uusii, biiMiuo lmiina county, quan i led yesterday about a fence line. Ill the dlsimlu Mrt-nrnttnlc struck unit tn. stanlly killed Mcbonough with n billet of wood. MLCormlck lias artunted nud loiknil til Mmitim.1 Jail. ltnce Truck to ho fsnlil, 8r. Tiiiuis, Mn., Den 17. Tho trustees of tho St. Louis Jockey and Tiottluir Club lnvo adurtlsed the track, grounds nud franchise, Ac. of tlio club to be sold ut public auction on Sutiudav.Jnuunry 10. M Lew Is Clark, of thu Loulsi llio Jockey (Tub, J. II. lliueily. the minstrel ninungcr, and It. c. Pull, arc mentioned as likely to bu lor the tuotv crty. Tiilcphnnlo nud Tolngmphlc. Nf.wYonic. Deo. 17. A ccrtlHcnto of iiuomiirn. tllonof IlioSnutliorn lloll Telephtuio ib Telegiapli company, wltli a eupttJl of SI ,i m 0, was tiled to- nay. i no una win run as rarsouiii us norma. T ho Hoard of Trade and Transportation jiunned resolutions to-day ileplorlng thu conllkt between tho American Union nud W cs'.crn Union Telegraph companies. A Cold A Vase 1'iom Iho West. Nkw Yokk, Deo. 17. At 7 o'clock (Ills mornlnj the thermomclfrnt Chkaco IniftCuted in ilin-,. nlioiozcro, a mil of IB degrre-: nt Omaha, 2 do grecs nbovo zoro. n fall ofH dc?rcen: nt .Milwaukee, zero, a full of 19 dogrcos; nt tlreckrnrldgo, 21 de green below, n fall or 21 degiees; at Stj Tnul,fi de grees Iveloiv, n Hill or 2 degrees; nt Diilulh, 5 de crees below. R fall of S dc'recs: ut I.a (!ma.i 4 ih- grees botow, n full of la degrees Attempted llscnpo ot u .nioiiunn Woman. OUDBM. UrAIt. Dec. 17. Joseiihlue Tailor, nmul tweuty-tuo.a daughter of tho Ti-esldcnt of tho Mor mon Chinch, attempted to cscapo from Ulnh and her father's harem yesterday. Shu got on the Union Tueltlc train, but having no ticket ormnnm- was put oil nt thu first station cast. She endeavored to get the agent at Uintah to sccrote her, but ho ro fused, and lior father's friends being notified, she was luitcii uuck uj ami iiku iii-iiuy. An Old Offender Cuptuiud. New YoiiK, Dee. 17. IMward llrady, propilctm ofa large Illicit distillery located lu the old ehoui leal works building under tho Tulhnitlcn, about ltille'aboNo Tort Lou on the llitd.ou, whlehwn. folzed nnd destrojed byJtevenue Agent Brooks In April last, was airested hist night hi Depulj Mar shal llornard at the comer of Tenth aNonue and Fortj ilirth street. At tho lime of seliuro of the Illicit distillery, which was ono of the most com pleto ol the kind el cr raided, the ollieon enptured Thomas Hnlllgan nnd John Osborne, workmen. The men wero soon nfter Indicted, and pleading guilty, wero sontcuced to six monlhi luipilnou menl In tho Trenton Stute prison, New Jcr-ey llrady nttho time of thoscUuru tuaiingcd to escape aud has kept out of thoiovcuuo ofllcois' way uii to the present times Btsrloits ITre nt Addison, X, V. ElMtitA. N. Y., Dec. 17. Nino business places nt Addison, N. Y wero destrojed In- Urn early ejtcr day mortilog.Involv Ing n loss ol jlOOOOO; Insurance, SliiO.ooo. Itellef wns tent ftom Corning, Honiells vlllo and l'lmlra. Two lllmlia 111 men wem In. hued by falling walls, and AttlUuiit-l'ugiucor 11 IIUUIUS, Ul AUlllSOII, IllUl Ul. leg IllOKCU 111,! following Indiv duals aro nnuuiK mo suiierorn Skluuer St Thelp,!osn$l,ooo, Insurance SJ.OO); Smith .t Wells, geueinl mciclinudlso, loss tSN.OOO. iu- suriiuce si.i.uiu; stacy, iiru.vui, ions j,ne, in miranco $30 J; H. II, Sutttm. cnntcctloner, loss l,O0O, lusiiriiuce a !,), Ilildwin & Williams, baukeirs, loss on building $2!y'0, A. L Thomas, grocer, lass 81,000, Tax ton it True, groccis, hoots and slum, stock moetly saved, Insurance i'ooo, W II. Man ners, grocer, loin 1,000. Insurniice S-'.OUO: ijostotilci) building, owned by Miller s: Hooker, loss j5,oo.j, liisurnuce SJ,'"W. Proposed ltnlliund llrguliitluu. There lsn bill pending beforu the Houso Com mltteo on tho District ot Columbia In relation to the railroad tracks upou the streets or Washington. It will bo taken up nud consldend Immcdlaioly allor tlio holiday leccn, The Iljlllniort iV Ohio road Is to bo prmlttod to lay Its tracks from the point where the roid clonics llo'indur) sltectou tho present Hue used by said compmy to tbo Intei sectlou ol Second street east nud 1 sircct north, uud thi'iiconlong I street nntlli to thelutcrseellDii ot First street cast. Said company Is also granted the privilege or lailugtallioiil tracks fur the Tulut of Kocks railroad from tho point where the tracks of said railroad cross lUundnry strict, aloiu First tticct cast to the lnler;ecllon ot I street north, llmre to t'onnei t with the trucks of the Washington brunch of Iho liutimoro ioiiloralhosd. Tho iul tlmovu & Totomao load is to loinniu Itoiii its present locution lu rnu cnr, and is granted Iho prlrilogo of laving Its tracks Irom tho cast end of lie railroad hildge over tho ground on whkh liny are now laid to n point s'.ulli ol reservation 17 nud cntt of South Capitol street. The Washington A. Alctiiiulrla company Ii lo luy lu tineks Irom the north end of Long llrldgo nloug Mar) land avenue tu a point south of the Intersection ct Virginia uud Mui laud avenues, aud the said company is also granted tho piivltno or laying Its trut ks from tho uorlli end ot Long Ilrldso along tho river trout to thu Intersection 01 Ihosinte with G street -ninth, nud thoiice nloug G sued south to a point or con nection with the tntcksortho ilaltlmoro s". Potomac Itallroad Company call of Mouth Capitol tticel. Cnuflniiiitlniis. Tho Beuotnlti executive ses.lon jcslerday oou- tinned the following iiMultmllous: Kobcrt W. Welch, of New llumpshhe, to bu consul of tin united Sttttesat Canal a, ro be cor 1.1 liom of customs. William C. Marshall, for illftrletof ltolfast. Mn : Thomas W, llloipjclt, for dittilct ofSalul Mnrjs, 10 lit. 1IUHN l.ttS OF PL'UI IC s0N LVS. F. J. Hitrlon.at l-'ast hagluaw, MIch.iG. It. Kill som, nt Taylors lulls. Mluti,: J 11, lTcsmiell, at iiuiuin, miiiu.: i', l nietteu, ui urookitou, .si inn ; II. II. Hartlugtot). at llcntrlco, Neb: W. II. 1 Itch. nt Tueblo, Col. lonuBiciisfiiisoFi iNnornrr, J. O Iliadlav. C.illtoinla. at lla.vvlllo. Pal ..1. 11. Hyde, of California, at viinlln, Cal : s, l.l.toe, of Minnotota, at Fergus Falls, Minn.; II. Stovetis m, of MIclilL'iiu.itt Hccilflty, Mich: J, II. Moo. of Mon tana, ut Helena, Mon.; A, 1. lliickw ortli, of Ne braska, Noith Tlrtto, Neb. Til 1111 liSIUAls AOhMS. 1 0. Hallan. of MIehlg.iu. for Indians of thaSho slione gpney Wiooinu.J Q 'i'uills. or lown, for iniiiiiusoi inu eiiiou Agcuej iiiiuuii lertuory, ltovnl M Hubbard, to be pcviunn'cr it Long, worn. Col, AT THE OTHER EXTREME. How.Louislana Democrats filanagotl tha Eloction. Tim limbics Dona lli-rorii It Itrnelieil thu (lovenior lliimilly I'liiiiilulint hut Loss Itnicfnied I'nctg to hlunv Ihu l'nlilty of Iho Helm us Tho Debt Oidliiauco Voln HoirltiviisDoctuiud. The I.ule lllnctliiii I'rnudn In T.onlslunii, Nhir OiiI.kans, Ik a 13, 1879. 7 Vie fililur uf Vie Xiiltonat llrjmbtitan : Hut: Tho llourbon newspapers of Louisiana nnd nrtho country nteiery luitlguntit hernusoor the fact that lliolr deviltry han been exposed nnd lild bnro lo tho world. Ilverj leading ni.iu knows Unit liocolo.cdmenor Iho South will lotetho llenub- JlcKtillcket lfullownd to closo. In ract, no men ever did undergo such outrage' and sutler so much In order lo cast lliclrvotu fur a party ns these Into slaves bain dono. They haio shown that they nrs grateful bi tho gnat party iihleh g-no them Ihelr freedom and the ballot Hundred- lnvo been murdered In Ibis State nnd thotmands in the SoMh. Tho llourbonsknow this, and nt the last election every meant vrni used lo prevent them from vol tug. IiiBonioparl.hrslhuIr oiuplujors kept llicm rrom tlio polls. In others the lenders Wclo sinrued that irihcy nttomptcd to hold meetings or lo bring out Iho colored voters Ihey would sutler the eon sequences. In MudUm parish It was reported that three prominent colored lenders had been lung uud whipped Juslbcuiiti Iho olccllon. Hlututhls watpublislicdn colored man who wroto the letter staling this fact h in been "waited mum," nud now siys th it two of ie men to tcported dead ntv llv lincbiit the fact still remains that one nf ilium, Ariintroug. linn not been seen stm e. T In- hanging ufutiuor tlictu wus enough to deter the negroes from voting. In the returns of tho voto It slio.n tint onh 73 rot s were cat fur the licpubllciu ticket In Madl ton, while Iho D.morr.itle volu wan i'l i ). T here Is a clear lleimbllcuu in ilmliy in il.li p uMi orurnr ..aw. In Union parish the entile mtolsubout l,, Jet 1 SSI votes aro counted ror Will, uud 7'J glii-utollealtlo. liilljsilerpiiisliiheltepiibllcnu ticket had l.l'Jtl majority, but iliullourbonncuiiuted l nsl.rw Democratic lunjiuliy. In TVnsns pirlih liFialtovtr UUM lleiriblkuu mnjoritv, ictllio llourbon ballot box siulhrs count 1 Democrullo ninjirlly. Aud thus the count tuts butt made 1 Ihey linio given Wiltz -,i u mnjorlly liinbout lllly -Miintlcsoutiirihalllti-cUhl in tho State Judge llenttlo, llcpiibllcnn c.indldato fur Uov iriior, clalinul arter lulling cuiuruscd every P Irish tint he would reeelun mejiirti ofjo.nui) If a fair lulu aud uu honest count Wiwhud. I have UQdoijbt that howas lulrlvikelud To pr0io lli!altltpnlyiiccc.-tiry lo show Hut In Orleans p.irlsh.whoiii there unnncltL-ou's Democratic tkket ivltli men who could not be bull dozed, who hud n Ii rcoiinlollhe vote, tliat the Democrutlu volu I. II oft oicr I.'i.OJU. Th's alone wnsinough lohavo defeated WTllz. but tha eouiitrv inrkhn. n,,.. tilled to make up Tor It by counting thousiinls of Kepubllcati votes ror him. Another pinor Is tint In several parishes where there weiH bold wlittu men tlLu Guvuri,,,- ii-u Geiiernl T. C. Andeison, Morris Jfarks and Kobcrt iieueri, uio uemwratte voto Is cut down and n hill It. publican Nolo cast, still another, and most positive proof of tho out ragootislmuilllu countlii - In thai i,,r cv,.-oi ,i,., alter Iho eieetlou it wns conceded that the debt ordinance was tlefciled, siiowlng that tho Ilepubll cans were allowed to rn their volu and hard it couuli'd on this quodlon, tor thu rcftiou that lu eiery jiarlth thero woioa fo.w Heniocrals tipiiom-d lo tills ronudlatiou eliaeii. ltni iIim ii,,rt,..Ai-ii.. ring w-crcdoteriulncd tomakeaclciu sweep, nnd won! hus fent to fnr-oll parishes to count up" thu sine im uiuiiuiiiiiruiiuuc'- nits iw none, nud now. wlllihulf a dozen ruirUhts hi im.ir r,,,,, n... dally y-oiioci-etelalinsthodebtordlnaucu hasa'bout 111,1100 majority. It claims oicrau.ivw mnjuilty fur ilow'liinsthcwhlto men nf Louisiana ultt .i,k mltto the rule of a tine of half n dozen men iu .Now Orleans Is a question thoy mint decide. I bo llovo thousands of white men voted again-t the and I assert Unit it was defeated by 25,0011 lotus' and mat Judo Itcnttlo was elected Governor by Ul'LIL UIllllMLIIL't:. Ulltl UII II1H Illtf-lt Vni.N .11,1 in I nsk the people ot theXoith If thoy would tier mlt tho willof their people to bosulncrtcd, nsls done hero? Arunot Ihocies or tho countri turned to .Maine, whole the Democratic (loicinor Is sus pected or an Intention to change llio result ortho I 'iryi u uiui till u inu uijiiii L. e-iccituii upon jcgtu ccjiiiieniuics? The ucutoslniot wero made frnt-miin ami ,-icni. the ballot to nrotcct tlieinseli-es. In,t It ln-n r,,M..i,i u nlold horror to them, because the Ilepubllcans ol inu .suriii, in men uu-iiciy in CDueiliaio rclhlls liiivo been gushing over with Fimnathy for irauors, unu unow ing me poor negro, who was al ways loyal, nnd tho nutlvo u Idles u ho becamo Kn publleutis, and tho .Northern men who settled In the South alter tho war, to be bull-doicd and killed, Thonrcssof the Xorth. with a four unt-ih.-in ceptions like Tub Natio.nvi. llirt'onciv, have done moro to love the South to the Republican pirly than all else. 1 hey wore ready to print eiery Democratic Ho that was. put out h southern pnncrs against Kcptiul'cani In the South, lliitll tho lato i-iecuuiis in inu .seiriii mey ueicr gavu Jiiittce to Southern Itcpubllcau. but lael fall when they saw the truo situation, that If tho Democrats cntllil win Xow Yorknlono they would possibly ok ct Iho President hi 18s0, then they raised the "bloody shirt," and shook It with 11 irugcaiiie, niul upon Hie outrages uud murders here thu luuvii-s wus mndo and n-granil victory won, and the " solid South" is conlronted with a "solid North." Tho canvass next year for "resident will bo m.nleon tho single isnuu of rLbols nr patriots controlling llio Government. Thus wo see thu "tejcclcd stone be comes tho key tone." Tbo gushing Northern Ilepubllcans look on com 1i1neeutly.1t Iho outrages and murders commuted in the South, until Ihey see the rebels ate about to capture ino oiivuruisieiii: ineii tncy cry out to be saved, for they nienlmut to lose their otllccs. Hut they wilt not ilie u dollar to any Southern state, nor send sneakers hero, which would cutry at least three Southern stales liopuhllcaii There are lead ing Itepubllcans In tlie.e Slabs who can bring vlctor, but they must have help. With such men as General T C Anderson nud others thin Mate cm bo intulo Iteptiblkan. At thu liteole'tlo'i I10 wentlntost Landry palish wbero hooirus (oictal largo plantations, nud elciteda Republican shcrlll, who Is the-principal olllecr In the coiintv. by iiU'lcomlng a lleinoeratlo mutoilii ofoierl.HW. Thest, Landry Ikmwiat sjieaks ns follows of ITs victor) : "As to him who has been tha great actor Itl this stiuVlo, w lua has begalne-d'f An otuce for him loll? No, An otllce for a Iriend that would be any piotlt tohlin? No Hut lie has established ilie lac t Hint ho Isn pouor lu Iho land and that his uauio Is a tower of slreiutb. Aud belli,; no, his voire will be polcnt In the new political copartner ship lu this parish, of ludcpemicii-Dcuijcri'.ts una Republicans. (1 cjmmi lulmn, licit lie b.is uccompll.hid somttliliu higher nud cjre.ncr limn nil this: Those who curried Into this co iiiiituerslilii the nolltlcul canltal whkh itu-v nn I quired (hlclly by ubiislu him ami hi. iwisoual P l.lnli.t. ,..litiij.,,,fllin !(, ., w it, ... ..1 . ....11.,. .,.. .,.. liVllw, . .-'i.'n., .., .tM, ... It.lkll 'lflllll..Wls lU- griided, and thcmsclvus pirii'joiHol political vlr ttio, cntired It not at his solicit -lion, haiutberoby acktiuwlod.'ed lint they wronged lilin, solicited nnd accepted political larors fiom 111 iu ns an clohu mut therefor, nud washed nud clies.-ed lilm In tlisjlr own whltu lobes of political piirlly. Wbeu they boasted of hariti.- made him a political corpse, It dhl not occur to them then, 'Shall thou dry bones live 7'" Such men ashenud Oovcrnor Wolls have made sucrlllcen lor Ihu parly that Iiuiu never been inadu by men before. 1 mn not nush suipii-odatpullll-rul Ingratitude these dais, but I mum conte-s as tonishment at tbu icport lliul Governor Wolls Is nut to be reappointed as s-nrvcor at this point, when his term expires this mouth liwrycuo of tli ny, 000 Federal otllce holders to day owe lliolr places to the liiilslaun returning hoard. For weeks these men withstood all blandishments, attrmuls at bribciy, ilucats of violence and death while they wero counting thu votes, I cm told by n puuu'iieul business man tlmt he could has e hail il,0,ii to pay litem If thej would count tho electoral role lor' TTIdcu, but Willi a self denial and Hpai tan courage uueriualcd, they were falthlul to their trust aud to tlio Kepubllcaii puny. Hud they incepted money the rebels would have laudej them for their woik, and tho; would have boeiitespected and aboi c the 1 uio necu 01 umeo, Instead of belnr ostracised ami ainiscu as men never uava ucon, It Is ridiculous to talk of an Administration which owes Its existence to tills Point to refuse tu appoint thnt noble old Homaii, Governor Well), lo tho nici 0 ouico or sun e) or or this port. 'I hero never has horn such n largo buslneus done ut this port lor thu last ten )rars oi nuw. More cotton and grain Is hundl.d thin ear th.ui oicr. 1 Iris ell) will Ik) the gte-at shipping point kr all the West If only Ino jcllmv rover can bo kept out, and the Ibttrbou DeiuocraU can pvor cease tltclr fraiuls lu the elections and Ihelr murders or HoptibUcani. When this ls done emigrants and skilled laboreu aud capital will sock It, and build It to that great nosi It should have, T ho receipts of ruslom duties mo linger than since lh war. aid tin port Is full of shlpphu Ve-i.eli floui all parts or Iho world aio here. Iu Inc t, so many nro arriving that the eustitms oiuc.r.i ute doing double duty nt times. All tho pupors heio niedeunndlusthiit tlio fotcobo lucien cJ to such extent ns to expedite Iho commerce Soino time since, n commlislon of special occuts under that huuibug reformer, lliliow cntildim tho force aud Iho e.ilmki of tho otlleers greatly Though builne ihasiuer'i l,v 'uumoioelilr is lire htio lo dolt, llisuuvuir.cb (botlu.pccto.ilic.c) shall rerclvn but "in tier mon Ih, while In Ilaltlmoro, Now York and other elites thiiy get 8105 to DUO. A mnti can llio better Iti those cities for lens money thai! heie. and Int ninrcisi horn rf-rntli) lilllrli less salaries, besides Inu Ing to run llio risk of dying nf yciiow lever every summer, usnerai uaitger, ino c 1 lector, has asked for additional ollle.rn to do Ihu bll-lfi .n of the poll, and hcshiitltd havn them. Tho bunliieniof Iheroiintrj la Increasing, money Ls plenty, and Seoelnry Shonnati should give force enough to do tlio business, i he Government never contemplate, her public sen ant, to vi nrk lor luado iliialopay. Let the men bo given ut mice, nud give nil otlleers Ihey hud before the reduction, mid cttcr and mote work will bo done, thoGoiern mcut rc'eli o more rot cntic, nnd the otlleers will be able to live. Vim. jiAir.no a i r.A.vv ohaxts. SnimliirMorgnu'H Itesotiltlnnund Its Objects. Senator Morgan, of Alabama, jestciday Intni ducedn lu.olutlon In relation to tho forfeiture of icrtalu land grants ofcerlalii railroads and tele graph companies It had n long preamble, netting forth "that 11M ,oiu,XW of acres orthu public domain had been granted lo railroad corporations and tele graph cnnipiiiles, and Unit Ihey had failed loar I111111 Iho otiHgiitloni teuiilrud nr II1M11. and fltmllv iwuiii'ii .1111L 1111 iiiioiiii minis uiiinri nnn lsmi grnutedbyCoiigre-in to aid III tho construction of the follow ingiiaincd 1 nllroads and telegriiiih Hues hcto- llM,tl- .tn,llt,l ..kl,.l. I... .n. t...... a.,....I I .. ,. ,...v. -,- ,.,,,,.. ,, ,,,, i, ,,im ,1,11 wrvn vnuieii inuiur said grants by the construction of the rertlons of niiiroiius contiguous nnci niuaceui neieio, aro hereby declared forfeited to the United States, nud the privilege to so ncqtilro tltlo to tha samo Is hereby 1 evoked, and Hie said lauds shall become thopiopertyor the United Slates nud limy be dis posed ot ns other lauds of the United Stales. Aud the Secretary or the Inlerlor is hereby Imtiuetcd within sixty days after thopasago 01 this act. to give public noileo that in not tu exceed tlility days Irom the date or publication said lauds shall bereslured lo tho body of the public lands nud open to settlement, pre emiitloii and humcitcad entry under Ihu luws provided ror ald purposes." Senator Morgan was found In the SeiialjLlinuber Immediately alter he had 1 1 red on" his speech up ill tho financial quostlou, nnd was nroticd In relation to his lcsolutlou Willi the following result: "1 do not know." teiilled Iho Senator, "to what client tho iuolullon may atlect lallroads that haio been granted Government 11 Id." " I see. Seilator. tho Tetas Tacillc and Iho North ern Tactile and 0110 or two other Important lines uro Included In Iho list ) on furnish; ' " Yes sir; I ico Ihey arc, but I do not know-how far that list In correct or how far theso lines niity bo ullectcd by tho resolution. Thu list was cnniplhd by a clerk of one or the House commlltec, nud Is more or less correct," "Tbcilvotl menu thnt If llir N'oilliirn Pacllk. Texas Tacillc or any other orthcdltlcreiit lines ol railway have failed tu comply with their dinner they shall forrcit tlio lands granted to them by the Guvettimeutr lies sir: that Is exactly what inv rcsolulloi means. I otlered It more to usccitaln the exact condition ol Iho-o railroads lulling Keclied grants of tiubllu lauds ami how-far ihey Imie com piieu wiiu ino ooiigaiious inuir cnarters Impose unoll them to etitttlu Iheui to redtve the noritotm 01 tho publlo domain grunted." ineu sou Dciioieinaiinopas'ngo of this icio lulton or its discussion will bltllcl to ttin klirrnin tlio condition Of the dlllorellt telci-nli.h ami rail. war lines lint haio lulled lo eumole ulili ihelr charters "" "len, sir, I do. I shouldn't bo surprised," ho continued, "if wo loiind Hint there weiucvcn mote than is enumerated hi llio list I thrul'licd with my renoluilou. Yet It ls b.iiely possible that not h11 01 Ilium nro tcnlly delinquent, but it is Just that we Should know what Hues have failed, and to deal wllh them Jcooidlngly. I can tee no reason," he continued, "why millions ol ucrcs of tho, publlo laiidsshonldbokept from pre-emption by actual seltlen, by lines ot nillioad that Ii no ud ih,hl to their control, nnd, ns I have proposed lu my reno ltitlon,! should nt once dociaro their Lhsrler ilgliln forfslted for iiou-complluurc, and nppropilntu ilie lauds lor actuil settlement." At thin point n Member of Hie Houso, from Ala h una, slid 'Ills mm through tint of the SeuitoTs, and they walked away. Tho railroads Included In Senator Morgan's les oltttloii uio Guir A ship Island, Alabiiuin A Florida, Coom A Tiiitiutuc. Mobile i Glrard, Coosa .11 Chaltuiiojia.TcnsaeiibiAGuorgla, Floi Ida, Atlantic A Ottll'Ccutral, North 1iuIsi.iiia A Texas, New Orleans. Hilton Itouge.'i Vleksburg, bl. Inils A Iron Moiiulilu, Little Hock Si Fort Smith, Detiolt i Mlluau'.eo. Houghton and Onlanngnu, Ninth Wisconsin, Wisconsin t.'entiul, i. Taul S: Taclfle (Hralnanl briiiichl, Hustings A Dikota, f --.-,., wi-i-.--.-, ..uuui 1-j tn. iiiciiii;, avaus innut;, .Norihcrnrjclflc. A Tramp's Mililde. All uiiknoivn while man, about forty yiars of age, was Instantly killed jrstcrd.iy iirteruoou near Odeuion, on the llalllmoio A- Totomac, by tho Ilm lied cxpresn Iwund down Irom New York, The engineer ot the train whistled scleral llnici to warn the man of his danger, but he paid 110 atten tion lo thorn, but deliberately walked up the track lufruiitofllioanproachiuglialii, He wns struck by Hih row-catcher nnd tossed several feet lu Ilie ahyralliiig upon. his head on tho side ot the track. Tha truln wus stopped and tha unfoitiiiiate man picked up, but lite was extinct, his neck having been broken. Ills bod was taken back 10 the station nud turned over to the authorities Tor burlnl. No one wasnbleto Identify the body, nnd it Is supposed that It wnsn trnmp, who wished to commit suicide uud decided upon tills plan to carry out hlspurioso. The IVestiott ."IciuolUl Sei-vlcoa, Tho students of Howard University, together with a lar-'e number or svniriathlzliiL' tilmi. scnitiled lu Ills' college chupci uu Tuesday etcnliig tu pay their tribute ut respi ot nnd gratitude to the chnraelcrand sen lee ol Trofessor Lorenzo West colt, the lato deatt of tho theological depsrttnent inu iiiuuuriu siuniirupcii wiiu suiianio emijleuis of mourning and evergreens. Tbc c-.srci.on con spied of iipproiuinto music and addresses. He marks were modo by Mr. William A. Sinclair, ol the theological ikpartment: Lawrence E. Miller, A, II.; Mr John II taiusou. in behull ofthc Kmel.a s.ociety; Arthur 1. She paid. 111 bchulfof llin Junior LltcrnivSocolr. and Mr. T T.Moirls. .1 n.ii,..-,,r condolence was read fiom the Alpha ThlSciLleti- The to low hu resolution, drawn hv thnsiiwiion. of tho thcolo 'kul depurtinent, was adopted W'tlMti-is, In the visitation ufdlvluu Troildoncc the Iheologleal ds'partmcut of Howard University has been berclt or Its dean. Itor. Lorenzo UWi-ntt and WllKtiRAi. It Is conceited to be n sacred ilutv that those who fmmedljtelv umlHr lit. .ii,ir-,, should show fcii-Us 1111 upprcclatl iu of bis Inde fatigable uud successful labor, for Ihu advance incut of n common Christian brmliprlmnil n .1., Ills special ettoits ror th) reiki and aid of the needy nnd Indigent suokerot learning: therefore, ie- h frs'i'tn-il, Tint lu his death, while Hoaieii bus gaiiiidnsoul, earth, indeed, hasloita friend, that Oils lii-lltutlnn sustains 11 Ions not in bu lu.nllly 10 palred, lint this depiiituient mouiiis Iho death of nu honored uud etlli loutotricor, and a ucedlul nud lovlugluctur. A Sti Ango 'jlilp lu tlio II.11 bin-. TuMcugun nulling at tho vailoiu steamboat whiirus clcrday inornliig werosurprbed to see 11 steamship In lug Iu llio river lie ir tho Seu-nlh-street vvlmif, the only colors dlsplnved being tho "Hrltlsh Jack." Upon inquiry it was learned thnt tho stranger was the Uulunri, n vessel In tho onail-siirwy s.nlccj of Great lliltulii. Slic kit Greenock on-tlie-tiide about tin no wieknue-olor thin country, and ntler skipping nt Halllux lut coal, came direct to Norfolk, Vn. sho toprail 111 Nur fotk until last Tuesday, when she steamed up to this city, iirriylngemly jesterdnj muriiiu. Oiling to the shallow ne-s of the channel proper Ihu (Jul ituru eucouutoreil a mud bank, tiuou which shots now stuck, waiting fur hUh water Tho Giilunio Is a clipper-built iralt, of U'J tons burden, nud has ucrow of seventeen men. She Is commanded bv Captain Charles i". Fulton, an atlTble gentlemnu, who ninkes visitors to his ship feil nertl-etl) nt home, Iho object of the (lulnaros visit to Hive watein Is shrouded lu msliiy, but an she was boaided b Captain Ilowatc, of the United States Const Survey, soon nfter her nirival. whoso con versation with her captain Indicated that her citw was lo buittsthUMinl heic, It Is iuuioiihI that shots 10 bo sold to Ihu United states Gov eminent. Iua conversation wllh Captain Ilnwgatoyesterdiy he said that the new nrilval would uiaku a good Item In a dii) or two, VII ill Statistics. Tha total mortality In the District of Columbia for tho week ending "nlurday, December IT, IsTt. was ftp, or at the into of IS.ni per l,wo per annum. Of these decedents 1J wciu white males, 11 white females, Ueolornl males and 'Jl colored lemalen, showing uu utinual death into of 11 tM per l,tW for the whlU and SOOt lor Iho colored population, llio deaths b class?! were as follows Zmotlc, 0, iouilliilliiiial, Jl: locul, 'Jl, doiclnpinentai, 0, uud fiom Nloleneo, 2, From phthisis pulmoualls or consumption there wcte It) deulhs, dUi-senol tho neriotu jisttiu, II) congestion or lungs, I, lmoit monlaandpieinattiio blilh.J caehj dlarrlnvi, an asarinund dropsy, senile doblllty, nephritis nud rticumitlsm, onch, and 1 each irom bronchitis, scarlet fovur, cancer, on jIiia plctorls, alcoholism, typhoid fever, 11 hooping cough, lilsinus aud "Iruiviiliitf. Of the dealhs, 80 occurrod lu Wash Ington, I In Georgetown, S lu Iho county and 11 lu llio hnspltnln, I'licuty-ilvoor the decedents weru until ca of HiU DUtrlcl, J7 of other pails of tip' United Stntos, nud 7 forulgucn. Four white and 11 rolotcd hero under (Ino years of ngc; 3 vvliltii nnd 8 colored, sixty vcnri and over. Tho greatest moilallly ill deaths) cccurud on llio7t' tho lo est 16 dentin) on thu loth, I hero uero cm births reported a white males, 1!) white femtiles, II e Jlorod males and 8 colon 1 fomnlui. Marriages runtt ,ii 15whlleanai3co!oiid.StUl-biillii,ll -i while alid 9 coloicd, ENGLAND'S EASTERN WAR. Tho Afghans Moro Ho3tilo United than Evor. and The llnnlrgtit Troops not In I)iinsT Tliolr Supplies ;unl .Ileum or I'nrt-uso Ampla (lonernl Huberts Almniloiis tlio Attempt to Carry this High II lilt Coiiiiiiiiiilcntlon Intel liiptcd, Ac. rtiltl.li AtT.iIrt In Afghanistan. Lonpov. Deo. 17. The Vally Nimlant snys; "Tim rntltOUlni-nLn nf Slltniltr dth mr.,,uii,Uil I . lit I. brick walls, loopholcd, wllh nil outer ditch, lie- 1111111 mo wniineartiiworktum thrown up, nddlnr to Ihtilr RfriMie'lll. unit u rHLrlitu iilnir.iriYi fn-lh., ilcreiiilcn to lire rrom. At Iho coniors nnd at In Icrials nlotiir the walls nrt liB.tlniis fur miih Against a po.lllou such as this held by 3.i Hrltlsh troops wlthnbundaiiceorarllllerj anil iiitittltlonnof war, the rnnh of n savngo mob muld do nothing. and tticlr numbers, however large, would add little or nothing to their eggiisslii.- rotre. Tho trnois now oiiihe way fmni JvllaUbnd and Omnia niiiek number two reglmentsnrrnvalrr, soron reg- mcuts or Inrnntry ami tivn bntteilcs of artil lery. Such a forcu as this onco frco from Iho denies should be utile to give a, good account of llsoIfnndinnki.n way forward, however large a forco Mahomed Jan may detach fiom Cabul to nr rest Its nilinurc. Tbo Viceroy or India telegraphs today as ful-. lows: "Comiuitulcntlons with General Itobcrls aro now Interrupted." C.VICTTTA. Dec. 17. Tlifl Intrrnt.llni, nf lnt. graphic communication with General Huberts Is iienr .lugdiiliik. tieneral tlouuli lelograptij that lln Irlbes beyond Guiulamuuk uro obstructing hut iidianco. The SII1111II011 nnS-in by tlin Vlneioy. LoMiov, Dec. 17. Tho Viceroy of India leV. giapht today on rbllows; 'General Huberts has 7,u elleclivo troops, who have been withdrawn Into tho Sblrpttr cantonment, wllh tho slight losos nlce.idy reported. Tbo enemy must sutler vory severely if they lunkenny nllenipt tiioii Shlrpur. J consider General llnbcrts' position perfectly safe. Ho conkinplatcn resuming the ollenmvu nsNaiu as be N sciilcrt In Shlrpur, but ho snis there It liothliip to bo gained lu capturing the dltllcult dis tant hills whllu the Ollelliv nr i.iil In such numbers. Tlio onomy will shortlv lltsperso for food, but mennultlln r.np oviiLiiullun of fabul will imcourngo them nnd 1 uiui.iiy 1'iintiio iiicni in Kn-p logetiicr longer than they ulhcrnisu unulil, and lend to raise tho trlhc-s llnoll cilir Hiiij nf 1 mi, nnulrntlmi 11,n i nr..n (-- - - . --- ................ ..w... ...b h"wiiu, Jiilnlabiiil lias fled fioui his pot.but lias been satisfactorily nplnicd. !ttcis from Afghan Slrdnra bavu been lutcrce filed detailing tha arrangements ioi mi iciuceK on e.uoiii nnu inciting tiu uiiginulas lo tbo. Similar letters haio U.11 scut to the Slilimarlt Mohmunds and Afrucdtn." General (lough reports from Jugdulnt that all Ilie lllbm in his Iroiilliaie risen, and Unit bin fur ther adi mice Is consequently Impracticable with, nut re enforcements. General llrlght Is sending what le culorcLlltellts Ins can. but itrms nnl IIL- in uk-iiKi-n mo AinucT line, una anil n-nnit regu ments ol Inluntry, one regiment or cainliy and a buttery of artillery baiu lert Teshawnr lor Iho Irout. A lenerre division, composed or ono Hrltlsh and three nallvo cavalry leglnicntn, threo Ilrlllnh nnd sevuu native liifiuitiy regiments, nud three batteries or artillery, Is forming ut Te.-huwtir. If the Irlbes do not dlip-rse on lludlugihui Ihey can mako no lmiiretslon 011 General Honoris nt Cnbul a strong loree will bo pushed up to reopen the lilies of communication. (icnvinl Itoborts Warned by 11 T;itliu ( hlnr. Ianixin, Dec. 18. Tho Ikulp Arils' dispatch from Lahoruiass: 'IhoCkif ami SUMmy (luxitlt states that General Itobcits wan warned bi n native chief that tho tribes were meeting nnd thnt ihelnhnb itnntsof Ciibiilvu-re illsnticitcd nnd holding Ire ilticiit comiuunlcntlons w itli the Afghan troops and Hill tribes. ' A Conflict Ilrtwoen Nutlvo 1 loops. The TimtV dispatch fiom Cniulalnr mvs: "A conflict lull occurred near Herat betweth'Heratl and Cubiill troop', u p uiuvrtulii whicli parly were thu victors, but Aoob Khau has been Im pilsoned by tlio Cabtills, who hold Iho citadel, under the leadership ofa tow ailvpmiirr ,.i.,. itus ueeu proeiauuua uosornoriu AV00L1 Klisaia place." The JVemaiili'i dlsimteh fiom Bombay an linunces that the Arghann hold tho llaln-lILsar end llio city of Cabul. Tlio Tollllcal Tioubles In Spnln. I.ONDOV, Dec. 18. Tile SluuJanVt Madrid dispatch sa n the est India members or the Cortes are no Irritated ul the continued crisis Hint many Intend lelurtilug to Has ana iu tho spring, 1 he .Vitu' Madrid dispatch sasstho Oppo.ltlon declare they will accept nothing b.it nn explana tion by Senor Cunovas Del Castillo lu tho presenco of tho ollendcd members. Tho Cabinet has rerusco" to allow an Abolitionist lucellng, iiitltiuile.1 by General Camtnw, to bo held here. Tho Homo Oflleu has ordeied llio prosecution of seven newspapers here nud bU lu tho inovlucot lor criticising tho now Government. King Allotuo ha. summonod Senor Canovas Dei Castillo to thu palace, and ex pressed lo him tho desire that an cud bo put lu (ha crisis. Tim llllriilliLrof Iqulquc. Vau-aiiaiso. Nov. J2. Ucfuio iibandnnlug Iq-ilque, the nllks burned the town and blew up the iurllllcntloun. lutciiinllonul Ilxiot:itl(iii. Romk. Dec 17 Mi Inteiniilioti.il IlAiioiltlonwIU beheldhoruln 17. ,. . . , . ,.. !. : . --.I. '- Oprlllllolis of lliu Iluilltll Otltco. The following In Health Othccr Tow unhend'a re pent of the 01 ciallotin til bis nh(n Tor Hit, maIt eliding Deiombor H, Irt'J: Nuisances reported, 710: referred, ft!, ubated, Out,: referred to Coimulsim- ers, '.': tiinciai iiniiets l.Mien, i; citizens' com plaints, as, deaths Irom all taitsis rcnorted. 09: eases 01 death relcned to coroner, i: btirhilt ut nubile expense. 10. I111 estimations lor Ini.al iuiisu of dtsiasc, 1; tons or garb-ego removed, 1H, dead nuiinnls remnvtd, 02. Miiiino produe-U Inspected l.'.HM bushels ojskrs, 1,J7 blllichcvi or IMi. 00 tenaplus, tH.0 erabn. Mailuo pro ducts condemned .10 bunches of Il.li llnuhV.l... Hiino foud conileiiiiied 'J.j'.i pounds beet, HH) iotinds uiutlou 17o pounds but'eui. iVS chickens, II I ra ,'i iui,iiiis ieai, n poiincis iitirir. 11 OOiLS, vi 111 ituckn, 11 tlirktls. 0 birds. 1J ouosslims. 7 rimm,!. ,.i. ,,1..1 sausage u'J swiuln vcnlsou, 7 squfnels, .1 toiiguet, U pumpkins, '4 bifhe'ln poliiliet,I2vcksluinlpnL I)i busbels apples, ; is-eks iiamnlps I 1 ei k toiuulr.es Mr) cucumbers 101 pvLlon, ITf bu'liels inisLiilautout vigflables. Pound ictuiri 11 1 mil. inals luiiHiiiiidcd, ! ledccoied, 2J killed, 1 In pound. Kcpoit ol iih)slelans to iho p air JU patients luirelicotcel, of which es) wcru while nnd 113 colored, Jstl ilsltswei-o muilu and f," ollho con.ultallonn held, and II orders loi fond wero Issued to sick pour perons. District .ll.itlors In Congi-esi. Mr f-amford, of Alabama, josterdiiy liitrndiiced k billii, thu Homo niorldln lor llio cfei Hon hi the peeqilu of the District 01 ouu of the thrive DLnlrlct t'innmlksloiiers, Yesleidaj lu tho Satiate, Henalnr Tadduck, of No brnsku, Introduced a bill to liicliulenll tl.c olllcen and entplieesorthe Culled bintcs cnuits held in llio District nt Columbia In the joint lenolutlou his proved Cebriiaiy !. Im!7, nllowliig J11 per font. vk Ira nay uon tho gross amount of compensation paid. t-en itor McThirson, of Neiv Jersey, josierdsy In. Irodueeda bill iu thef-cnnlo to piircbason new site for the Cnlted t-lotcs Nnv.il ObioriutDii.appinprlat ing the sum of57,'ib.) to piy fur tho same. It uu thorlrel iho creation ofa commission to scleoliha silo, who aro to report their action to the "resident. minis louiri'i-i uie mccrcteri or 1:10 ,-savi 10 make thonurchsiu inaccuidaucenitli thulr rec.nmiiii. dattutm. Tim Tosliiuihlcr.Iilp. El err day adds a new nnnu to tho lktnrrund'. dales lor the vuci.uc) caused by tho death of Tost- mastcr llilmiiuds. The latest Is Dctnctlvu James A, McDevltt. Mr. Daniel 11. Altuor, chief clerk of lh Dead Letter Ollev. lsul.on candidate, vihli,nthl1 friends say, a fair c bunco uf 11 curing the otllce. Another candidate Is tbu llev. Mr. rtiimnuitii nt tho Methodist Chit rch,fonnoilyc1lsburnn,jomecrof tho Tosltiillce DepartrliGnt. Dr. O, F. Tresbrey, Col. onolS a, br.ioot Mr. Joseph Williams. MaurA. C. iiiciiain mm cumiiei iitrii'pie are stilt 111 tut field. Tho chaucct appear lo bo in favor of Mr. 'lulled:, tho present actllnrnostiaastor. who. In ad. dlllnii to controlling comhk ruble Inttiience. elulius nroiuuiion miner 1110 civil-seliteo lilies. The lu. lluiinceofllieTo.toaiculieiiirlme.it will proimbly buusod iu the interest of Colonel llurtisldu aud Mr. Alnccr, It In not huprobubV thnt Hie appoint ment will be made bv the Piosldcnt wlllioiit con. suiting tlio Deii-irlinout o'liclals, (lifcnhiiil.iiia on lliind llnil. At a inrdlncofilio National Giocuback ,-stnT'iiig Association ortho District or Oltimbfa held last ...A. ill, A t.!,J! ,, ll.,l J .unm .fr.nl n. I ... a ..I I . . .1. . UICIIIIU.II.-IIIIIUII. ,,t,V ll'IU IVU Ul Vllllls II1U peneialliiviwiloiicf tho Hcpubltcaii Cluhtnatteud tlteir meeting next Mutiday ulght when Hun T, J, Dutnutwlll aclduwi that dub lu explanation of his bill i ccently Introduced lu tbo House by Hop-id-uitiitiNC UH.(-tle, providing nu olcctoral form of government fur tho District or Columbia. An Inlouual discussion Hi. n ensue t lu '.e.'cieucc lo placing nn untlie UrcoiilMi ktli Let In lliefl i-l Incase ilm bill should becomo a law, and ttauudidc agi tation of tha question vrua r-i' uiliielidcd. 'His meinour prescui were ennui lustieu totlie Llmiici of cart) lug tin District wllh a Uiccmbick ticket. ,