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MINERAL POINT, - • - WIB. FRIDAY. APRIL 18,1879. PARAGRAPHIC COMMENT. Nkw York slate (lour is beginning to find a market in Philadelphia. Milwauskk, Wis,, makes cockle-scp arating machines for England. '.rr Thk trade of HI. Louis has been ex ceptionally good for the lost thirty days. Thousands of pedometers arc being manufactured iu Newark, N. J., for Europe. Thk Harmony mills at Cohoes, N. Y., are running on full time and capacity. Nkw Jkusky’s pouch crop promises to be the heaviest known in many years. In Sandusky, 0., the building outlook is said to be better than it lias been in years. Thk Newark (N. J.) cutlery manu facturers have, it is said, more orders than they can fill. Pitthiiuuoh, Scranton and Troy are furnishing steel rails for the southern Pacific railroad. Thk rolling mills of Portland, Mr., are running day and night, with orders for months to come. Larok numbers of French Canadians are leaving Montreal to woik in the New England mills. Ohio's iron interest shows marked signs of improvement. Hlasl furnaces and rolling mills are everywhere re suming operations. At Baltimore during the past month the shipment of (lour to Europe in hags reached 4,850 hags, of Ml pounds each, and the quantity will probably he increased hereafter. Tine Caughnawaga Indians ofCiypuda arc organizing a troop which has been engaged to exhibit in the United Stales and Europe the peculiarities of the North American Indians. At New Albany, the chief manufac turing city of Ohio, a highly encourag ing (smdition of affairs is reported by the Cincinnati! UuatU*. All the factor ies are full of orders and running on ull time. Boston's hoot and shoe trade is fairly active. Ready-made goods arc report ed lo ho in demand for immediate de livery, and Jobbers who arc able to fill orders from stock on hand are said lo he doing a good business. Mouk than 100,00(1 tons of Algerian and Spanish iron ore will he imported into the United Slates this year. This ore is going us far west as Harrisburg, and may probably roach Johnstown, in connection with Lake Superior. Tim: Massachusetts house of represen tatives rejected the hill to secure to women the right lo vote on municipal affairs in towns and cities, hut passed the senate Mil giving them (he right lo vote for school committees. "'* " t I'u ll. auki.it ll a, which eight years ago had only sixteen shoe factories, has now over 140. Their annual production is estimated al 48,000,000 pairs. At the present lime work is very brisk and the employes are receiving higher wages thru they have in many years. Tiik American Suspender Company of New York city and Watorhury, Conn,, has been placed in the hands of a receiver representing Ihe largest ered dors, the Waterhnry Buckle company. The Suspender company has a capital of SIIOO,OOO, all paid in. The liabilities are $180,000; assets nominally $870,- 000, consisting of real estate, machinery, good accounts and stock. At Troy, N. Y., the iron works an* all busy. Twelve hundred and fifty tons of steel rails are produced by the Besse mer works weekly, an unexampled pro duct. A largo extension will bo made to tin* Burden works, and it is reported l that 10. tlirning it Cos. contemplate an addition to their extensive establish ment. All the foundries are running, and a first-class season is anticipated by store manufacturers. The linen goods business, in all its branches, prom ises well. All the manufacturers ex pect a hurried and profitable season. Tiif Direct Cable company, during the six months ended December 81, 1878, earned, after deducting payments, £89,948 Bs. Cd,, an increase of £5,000 over the previous corresponding half year. Tho not prollls were £08,105 4s. od., which with the amount brought over from the previous half year, makes a net total of £71,128 Bs. 4d. The company has added £82,500 to its reserve fund, which increases it to £78,139 14s. Up. Two interim divi dends of 1J per cent., amounting to £80,355, have been paid lor the piar tere ended September 30 and December 81, 1878. VERY LATEST NEWS. Selected From Kvcry Source mid Boiled Down. MISCELLANEOUS. Navkiation opened at Kant Saginaw April 10th. Thk Allen Print works of Providence, R. 1., were forced to io-k f.r a three years extension on the 10th inst. Owinu to a culling of rates, passenger fare from Ht. Louis to the seaboard was reduced to #l2 on the lllii inat. Thk Home Fire insurance company of Newark, N. J., reinsured ita riaka, and closed business April lltb. A fiUK at Wabasha, Minn., on the Pith inst., destroyed tbeCampbell house block. 1/ma, #10,IKK); insurance, #7,000. Thk British steamer Ontario arrived in New York April lltb under a char ter to embark mules for South Afiica. MAlien earnings of nineteen western railroads show an increase over the same month last year of #200,000. John P. Pmaik, hanged at Vermont last week, left a statement asserting his h-noce.ice,says a dispatch of April Mlb. Thk republican slate convention, of Kentucky, held in Louisville April 10th, nominated Walter Evans for governor. At Windsor, Vf., April 10th, John P. I’hair was hanged in the state prison for the murder of Mrs. Ann K. Frei/.e, at Rutland, June 0, 1H74. Nkw Oki.fans has established twenty days ipiarantine against all veapels from Mexican and South American ports as a prevent it ive against yelloiv fever. A Nkw Yoiik dispatch of April lltb savs General Ricfnird Taylor, of the confederate army, died here Saturday. He had been ill for some weeks at the residence of S. L. M. Harlow. Thk gross earnings of the Chicago A Northwestern railroad for March, as an nounced April lllh, were #1,101,000, as against #1 005,HHl during the same month in IH7H. At a meeting held April 12th, Sen ator Windom was made president of the national emigration aid society. The ollieers of the association say their appeals for aid have mol with generous responses from philanthropists north and south irrespective of party. At Ottawa, 111., a heavy rain pre vailed during April ‘.I ami lotli. Al Marseilles, (him Creek, a very Hinall Hlream, ordinarily, became clouded near its junction wnh Ihe canal and the water rose aeveral feet, Bonding many dwelling, compelling the occupantH lo Meek aafety on hißher ground. Tin: will of Mine. Elizabeth I’atter- Hon Bonaparte devinea all her real and perHonal cHtale equallly to her grand hoiim, Jerome Napoleon and Charles JoHeph Bonaparte, who are also made exeoutora. The real estate is de vised for life to her grandsons and after ward to their children. A coNKKUKNOK of trunk ni'inagera wmh held in New York, April 11th, to fix new rated. The conference reunited in the trunk line* fixing an arbitrary rate on live Hlock at (10 centa per 100 pound*, on a luma of Chicago to New York. The new hcbednle went into i licet April 14th. 'l'llK mercantile agency of It. (i. I Min & Cos., given the number of failures in the Hlatea and tcrritoriea lor the quar ter ending March 111, 1870at2,5-4, with liahilitiea of 1411,112,(1(15, For the quar ter ending March 111, 1870. the failurea were 11,1155 and the liahiltiea $112,070,- 82(1. Johiaii Bacon, Ircaauier of the Hood year Dental Vulcanite Cos., of lloalon, who had shortly before arrived in Han Francisco, was found dead in his room at the Baldwin hotel, Sunday afternoon, Anril 111th. As no (Irearms were found m the room, and as death evidently re united from a pistol shot, the whole af fair was a profound mystery. Tim; funeral of (Jen. Richard Taylor occurred in New York April llllh. The pall-hearers were lion. Hamilton Fish, Chas. O’Connel, Secretary Win. M. Kvarts, 1). D. Withers, Win. A.Travers, (Jeo. Tieknor Curtis, August Belmont, Chas. 1,. Burkins, Win. Constable, Abram S. Hewitt, .Senator Bayard and Mayor Cooper. A Dkauwood, I). TANARUS„ special t %ys that on the 10th hist a party of seven Indians attacked Sergeant Kennedy, late signal observer al 1 •(•ad wood, and a private soldier named Ba der, of the 2.1 cavalry. The two men were eating lunch al Mispati, 45 miles from Fort Keogh, their destination, when fired noon. Bader was instantly killed and Kennedy badly wounded. The latter crawled into the hushes and kept the Indians off with a six-shooter until assistance arrived. Bader was scalped. Kennedy will probably re cover. Tim eleventh annual report of the Pittsburg, Cincinnati, A St. Louis rail road company, for the year ending l>ee. 111, 1878, was made public April lllh. Tho total earning of tho road are allowu to be $8,170,870; increase over 1877, $78,408; operating expenses, $1,980,007; decrease. SB3,JUKI, as com pared with the operating expenses of 1877; net earnings tor 1878 weresl,- 18(1,7(18, An official vote of t'iueimiati waa anuouneed April 10th, and atanda aa followa; Jacob, republican, for mayor, 412 majority; Boyce, republican, board of public worka, 200 majority; Koraker, republican, judge of Supeiior Court, 722 majority; Kumler, rep., City Solicitor, OIS majority; Kuorr, rep,, City Treasurer, 1,111 majority; \\ I’aon, deni., Judge of Police Court, 1.825 majority; Murphy, rep., Prose cuting Attorney Police Court, 701 ma jority; Setebei, rep., Police Coin mis aiouer, 272 majority. Total vote east, 48.808. A HCKCIAI from Port Buford, April 14th, reporta the Indiana realleaa and beginning to move. Tho Vanktona are diaaaiiatled and aearcoly controlablc. A aearcilv of food at Poplar Uivcr and Wolf Point ia the main eauac. Kim nera irom aeveral boatile campa have made overlurea to tho Uroovent res and other peaceable tribes with otlera of presents, asking them to join tho hos lilo movementa. Unless more provis ions are granted they will nearly all unite, and, the tribes once comentcd, the Indians of this country will make a bloody campaign. A Toronto special of April 14th says ! the plans for the construction of the i tunnel under the Detroit river, approved of oy the government, show that the tunnel will lie 8,700 feet in length, ex it tiding from Htoney Island to Anderdon on the Canadian side. It is the inten tion of the Canada Southern railway company, who are doing the work, to I lay a double track and double arches, iso that (here will he no danger of acci j dents by collision The work is to be begun by the Ist of April. The tunnel is estimated to cost $1,(500,000. A New York dispatch of April Blb says: The steamer Surbiton, whose supposed loss was tele graphed here to-day, sailed from ibis port for Rotterdam, February 18lb,with a general cargo of merchandize, valued at about $100,000; three-fourths insured. She had no passengers; was command ed by Capt. J. VV. Abbott, and had a crew of‘2B persons. The Surbiton was mi iron screw steamer, built at New Castle, England, in 1877, and owned by Watts, Md.iurn & Cos., London. Fully insured in British companies, and val ued a' about $12(5,000. At Chicago on the oth inst. during a thunder shower a meteor which looked while in the air about a foot in diameter fell to the ground on the south side bursting into many pieces before striking. It was white with beat and the fragments resembled clinkers. A wire of a telephone connecting two business oflices on the south side was struck by lightning at about the same lime and electric fluid entered the oflices and played havoc with the furni ture. A DiHi'A'K'it dated April I‘Jth, from Mackenaw City, says: fhere in very liltl change i>> the condition of ilic ioc in the straits towards Ink*! Mich igan. It looks rone'll, compact and mdid. The prevailing wind* are northerly, and pre vent the ice from melting rapidly. He lena wo have warm rains soon, it is not likely the straits will he open before May first. A report from Point St. Ig nace slates that the condition of the ice is had. No crossing since the iOtii. A Nkw York telegram of April 14th says: Prof. Edison declare* that his electric light is a complete success, and can he furnished at one-third the cost ol gas., lie expects to make the whole thing public within two months. He will burn 500 lights at Menlo Park until the stockholders are perfectly satisfied. The delay has heon the want of a per fect generator of electricity, and this Professor Edison has him self added to his inventions. It has been supposed that the lamps them selves would be very expensive. They are simply a small cod of platinum wire placed in a glass bulb. Professor Edison says they will cost, bulb, plati num, and all, not more than #1.50 apiece. He is making his own bulbs, having picked up the art from a peram bulating glass-blower. A Four Stevknson, 1. T. special of April 14th, says the post was thrown into intense excitement about three o’clocK yesterday afternoon by the re port that prairie (ires were raging with fearful velocity close to the outskirts of the garrison. Col. Moore, post com mander, ordered out the entire force with wet blankets, etc., to light the foe, and after three hours hard lighting the fires were subdued. The wind was lilow ing at the rate of thirty miles an hour, and the flames spread very rapid ly. Women and children became wildly excited, and ran to and fro, and began packing their household grinds, to he conveyed to a point ol safety. The fire surrounded the post, and at one time it seemed as if it must go. Two soldiers ami an olllcer were badly burned. Fort Lincoln haiku similar ex perience, with a narrower escape. A TKUutm.K accident occurred at tho Cleveland, 0., rolling mills April 10th, William Raleigh, water boy, was stand ing m front of Hie rolls through which a bar of red-hot iron was being run. When the iron is at its proper heat the bar is very pliable, but by becoming chilled it lakes all sorts of fantastic forms, and Hies and twists about in every direction. This bar wrapped it self about the boy and encircled hint hi its folds, literally burning bis body in two. It was some minutes before be could be extricated. Meanwhile tho iron was searing ids llesb, causing the most horrible erics of agony from the helpless sntlerer. In a few moments after bo burl been released by longs and pincers by the workmen who could reach him, be breathed bis last in terrible agony. His clothing was completely burned from Iris body, which presented a most sickening spectacle. A KfKriAi. dispatch of April Htb, from Collinsville, 111,, a town about 11 miles northeast of St. Louis, says a terrible cy clone, from the northwest, struck the town at a quarter of three o’clock this afternoon, and taking a zig-zag course, with a general direction almost due cast, tore through the place, demolish ing ten buildings, mining about thirty others, and damaging more or less some 75 residences and business houses. A slight rain proceeded the storm, anil nearly everybody was in doors when the cyclone struck, but, notwithstand ing ten bouses were leveled with the ground, only one person was killed, a little girl named Annie Reynold, and one or two others badly injured. The siorni lasted but two or three minutes, but was frightfully severe. After it passed, people rushed out of their bouses in all directions, mothers look ing for children, nftd husbands, fathers and brothers, who were away from home, hastening to their houses to see who were killed or burl. The greatest excitement and confusion prevailed for some time. A VtoroiUA dispatch via. San Francis co April '.Uh says: The British gun boat Osprey arrived this morning front Sitka where she was relieved on the 3rd nisi, by the U. S. steamship Alaska. All was quiet at the time of the Osprey’s de parture. On the night of the 2‘Jlh ult. trouble was (eared, and at the request of Col. Dill, collector of the port, the commander of the Osprey held her in readiness to land at tho moment a signal was given from shore. The request was complied with, and the crew of the U. S. revenue steamer Oliver Wolcott lying oil'the Indian village also stood to quarters all night hut no occasion arose for other services. It afterwards ap | peared that a number of Ghilcol Indians recently arrived from the north had been holding a drunken carousal with their friends in the village during which a quarrel arose and a Sitka chief named Anahools, who is friend ly to whites and lives with in the stockade was severely i wounded, one of his assailants badly hurt, anil Chilcols threatened to kill Anahools in retaliation. It was feared that the quarrel might result in a gen eral attack on the whites, on account of their friendly relations with Anahools. Aside from tins no trouble arose during the Osprey’s stay ul Sitka. FOKEION. A dispatch from Iquique, -ays that port is blockaded by a Chilian squad ron. Italy will not participate in the mixed occupation of Uoumelia, says a cablegram of April 11th, Thk German government expects to derive a revenue of 100,000,000 ru irks (about $25,000,000) from the new pro tective tariff. Gkn. Todlkhen declared at a council held April 10th that he believed a war was the only salution of the Eastern Uoumelia difficulty. It is reported that King Alfonso, of Spain, in to marry the Arch Diiclkhs Maria, daughter of Arcli Duke Charles of Austria. A dispatch from Bombay, April I.lth, says it is rumored in Cabiil that the ne gotiations between Yakoob Khan and ; the British had failed because the latter insisted on the annexation of Cahill, An unsuccessful attempt was made | to assassinate the czar while he was tak ing his morning walk, near the palace, April Mib. Four shots were Sired without effect. The would-be assassin was arrested. A CADLEUiiAM of April lllh says, seventeen thousand persons in Szeged in and the neighborhood of that city are still subsisting on charity. It has been raining f'*r ten days. The supply of bread is becoming exhausted. The latest disnatch from Cape Town, South Africa, gives the following infor mation concerning the great slaughter I of'English troops: A convoy of supplies proceeding from Derby to Eu Webnrg, escorted by 104 men of the 18tli regi ment was attacked at day-break, Marcli 12th, on the banks of Intomhe river, by 4,000 Zulus, under Umbelini. Owing to previous alarm the British were un der arms, but were overwhelmed by the enormously superior force of the enemy. Cant. Moriarily and forty men killed, and twenty missing. Fate of wagon drivers un known Lieut. Harwood, with 40 men, succeeding in reaching Luzeburg, 150 men of the 80th regiment subsequently proceeded to the scene of the lighting and recovered a quantity of racks and ammunition and buried the dead. Twenty wagons, containing supplies, were lost. A relief column for Ekowe will start March 20th. A parly of vol unteers have visited the battle field ol Isaiidula and found that the Zulus had left 100 wagons there, but bad removed the guns and ammunition. A Kirff correspondent of the 8Y Peters burger Journal, under dale of April I2th, gives the following account of the out break among the political prisoners last month: ‘'Persons under arrest in the Kiell‘prison resolved some time ago to tunnel under the walls and escape. The scheme was betrayed by one of the conspirators The authorities allowed the prisoners to continue the excava tion. When the tunnel was completed, and the prisoners had entered it one after the other, intending to come up through the opening beyond the pris on precincts, the soldiers previously posted at the opening shut the escaping prisoners as they came up. When the lailk of tliu prisoners, terrified by the noise of the firing, stopped and re mained in the tunnel, soldiers were sent in from behind, and the unfortunate wretches, caught between two tiros, were all shot down. The proceeding seemed to give the officials much amusement, and the director of the Kiel! prison was pra'- ed and decorated for having acted with such cleverness and decision.” WASHINGTON. Tiik President has nominated Robt. 1’ Wilson, of Pennsylvania, as consul at Moscow. A son of Senator Blaine was thrown from his horse in Washington, April 10th, and sustained a broken shoulder. Hon. Cm as. H. Bum. was admitted to the United Slates senate from New Hampshire by a vote of 35 to 28, on the 10th mst. ArmHNKV Cknkkai, Dkvkns, while on the way to the theatre with his chief clerk, April lOtli, was badly shaken up by the horses running oil and smashing the earriage and whirling it over so the oeenpants had to he taken through the window. Fortunately they escaped seri ous injury. Rkckkskntativks from live civilized nations of the Indian territory,says a dis patch of April 11th, arc in Washington to represent the manner in which their lands, as they heltve, have been squand red upon railroad companies. A Ptsi’.vmt of April 11th says the Widow Oliver has entered the lecture field, and will visit the north and west, and deliver her lecture, entitled "My Late Trial with Senator Cameron." She lectured in Alexandria, Va„ last night. Thk sister of tho late secretary of war, Kdwin M. Stanton, says a dispatch of April 11th, has been appointed to a clerkship in the Quartermaster Gener al's otlice by Secretary McCrary, upon the recommendation of members of the cabinet and prominent senators and representatives. Thk United States supreme court i* to adjourn on the 12tli of May, if not one week earlier. At the present term 350 cases have been argued and disposed of, and an unusually large number have been settled by arbitration. There are still 7tX) eases on the docket. An inter mediate court, to relieve the pressure on the higher tribunal, is suggested. An attempt is being made to amend the rules of the house of representa tives sothai in calling the oil only sur j names shall he called with the prefix i Mr., as in the senate. This would re duce the time for taking the roll-call i about one-half. Under the present method in the house about one-third of the time of the entire session is occu pied in calling the yeas and nays. Thk United States senate has continued Andrew I‘. McCormick United States district judge in the northern district of Texas; James Pollack, naval officer in the district of Philadelphia; William M. Henry, United Slates marshal for Vermont; Geo. S. Smith, surveyor of the general districts of lowa and Nebraska; Thomas S. Wadsworth, of Illinois, receiver of public moneys m Mesilla, New Mexico. congressional" summary. Tpksdav, April B.— Senate. The army i hill was reported back from the coni j mittee without amendment. Mr. I Blaine gave notice of an amend ment making it a penal offense, pun ishable with line and imprisonment, 1 for any military, naval or civil officer, [ or any other person, except for the pur poses named in the hill, to appear arm ed with deadly weapons of any descrip tion, within a mile of any polling place where a general or special election for representatives to congress is being held. After a debate on the New Hampshire senatorship tiie senate without action adjourned. Tuesday, April 8. — House. —The legis lative, executive and judicial hill was taken up and fit) pages disposed of. The house did not reach the political features of (he hill. Adjourned. Thursday, April Id — Smalt, —The senate resinned consideration of the New Hampshire senatorial case. J lon. Chas H. Bell by virtue of an appoint ment by the governor, was admitted to a seat by the following vole: YEAS. Anthony, tlordon. Morrill, lluytrd, (iroonir, I’liddork, lloolh, JI it 111 11 11 . I*l*ll. Itnico, Hill, Col. Plumb. Biirnslil*. Innnl lx, Randolph. Csimiroii, I’m. Jones, Fl*. Roll Ins, Canu'ron, Win. Kellogi;. Smindure, C bundlin', Kirkwood, Toiler, Dawes, f.oL'iin, Voorlious, Edmunds, McDonald, Walker, Kerry, McMillan, Whyte. Williams-:;. - ! NAYS. Hailey. Drover, Moreau, Call, llarriH, I'eudleiou, Carpenter, Hereford, Ransom, Cockrell, Hill, tin. Sluter, Coke. Houston, Vulicu, Conk line, Johnston, Vest, Davis, 111. Jonas. Wallace, Union, liernan, Withers- J- Farley, Lamar, (jurlimd, Muxey. Mr. Bell was then sworn in. The army hill was then taken up, hut after an executive session the senate ad journed, an attempt to adjourn over Good Friday having failed. Thursday, April 10— House. — Consid eration of the legislative appropri ation hill was resumed. Mr. Mc- Mahon offered an amendment repealing the sections providing for bi ennial exam illations of pensioners, and concluding, viz: In order to provide for the payment of arrears of pensions, the secretary is directed to issue immedi ately in payment thereof, as they may he adjusted, the $10,0(H),000 of legal lender currency now in the treasury, kept as a pecial fund fur the redemp tion of fractional currency. Mr. Gar field raised a point of order, which led to a discussion. The chairman finally ruled that the amendment was germane to the hill in the direction of economy, and there fore it was in order; it was then further amended by Mr. Canon that fractional currency may ho redeemed in any class of money in the treasury, and as thus amended, was agreed to. Ollier amend ments wore adopted when, without ac tion, the committee rose and the house adjourned. Friday, April 11— Senate. —Mr. Garlan. from the committee on epidemic dis eases, reported a joint resolution, set ting forth (ho doubts existing as to the legal organization of the national board of health and to remove them. The resolution ratifies the organization and action of that body. Agreed to. Six sections of the army hill were read and th > senate adjourned until Monday, Friday, April 11 —liovur. —The consid eration of tlio legislative appropriation hill l>y the committee of the whole, was continued. Tho amendment increasing the clerical force in the postotlice depart ment was adopted—yeas 105, nays (10. The appropriation for the purchase ami distribution of seeds, etc., was increased from $05,000 to SIOO,OOO. Mr. 11 union submitted an amend ment increasing the appropriation for eradicating infectious diseases among domesticated animals from #25,000 to $250,000. He stated that the object of the largo increase was to stamp out the disease known as pleno pneumonia and the only way known to eradicate di ease was to httry and kill diseased cal tie, and cattle which have been subject to contagion. Mr. Sparks advocated the amendment. He said that it was .vastly importatnt that the diseased cat tle should he immediately eradicated. Without disposing of tho amendment the committee rose. The committees were announced and the house ad journed until to-morrow. S.UTKt'Av, April 12—Howie.—Consid eration was resumed in committee of whole, of the legislative appropriation bill, tho pending amendment being that of increasing to S2SO,(XX) the appro priation for controlling and and eradi cating contagious diseases among do meslicalcd animals. After a long debate, the whole subject was stricken from the bill, and propositions were agreed to recom mending the house to refer the whole matter to the committee on agriculture, with instructions to report promptly. An amendment was submitted and agreed to providing investigating agents under the southern claims act. Mr. Bragg moved to strike out all the provisions for the southern claims com mission and to insert a clause repealing the law creating the commission. The consideration of the amendment was postponed until Tuesday next. The proposition being one which could not bo properly discussed under the tive-mimite rule because he pro posed to show that the government had been paying these claims as mere gratitude and he thought tnat where gratuity was to be bestowed it should l*e a personal matter and that congress should not vote to give away w hat be longed to the people at large. A mo tion to adjourn until Tuesday was defeated by a vote of lUS to 108. All the republicans voted in the af firmative and all the greenbackers in the negative as did all hut the following eleven democrats: Bicknell, Blount, Clymer. Cook, Covert, Deuster, Ham mond, Ga.. Hurd, Johnson, Norse and Talbott. Among the pairs announced was the speaker with a republican, Kelley voted with the greenbackers. The house then adjourned, 111 to 109. Monday, April 14. — Senate. — Several bills were introduced, among them one to amend the revised statutes relating to the election of United States senators, designed to avoid a recurrence of the New Hampshire case. Mr. Cameron made a long speech cn the bill for the relief of the Winnebago Indians of Wisconsin. The army bill was then taken up and Mr.Blaine spoke at length upon the amendment ottered by him prohibiting tiie appearance within a mile of any voting place of any person armed with deadly weapons of any kind. Adjourned. Monday, April 14.—Hoim.—Immedi ately after the readi ig of the journal, the speaker called the roll ot states for bills for reference, beginning with Maine. Mr. Ladd introduced a bill to put the coinage of gold and silver on the same footing, when a point of or der was raised by Conger that one day’s notice was necessary for the introduc tion of hills. The speaker decided against the point raised, and Conger succeeded, by talking and by raising points of order, in consuming the whole morning hour and thus cut off the in troduction of more hills. After further filibustering the house adjourned with out accomplishing any work. The House Committees. The following standing committees of the house of representatives were an nounced by Speaker Randall April 11th: Elections—Springer. Manning, Slemons. Speer, Colerlck, Armlield, Belizhoover. sawyer. Fluster, Keiler, Camp, Calkins, Field Overton. Weaver. Ways and Means—Fernando Wood, lacker, Gibson. Phelps, Morrison, Mills. Carlisle, Felton, Uarllcld, Kelly, Conger, Frye. Donnell A ppropi iations—Atkins, Blount. singleton. Mills, Ciymer, lllacklotrn. Wells. Cobb Fornev, Mae Mahon. Maker, Monroe, Hawley, Huhbeli, Cannon, lliseoek. Banking ami Currency—Buckner, Ewing. Da vis, Voting. I.owih, Lonnsherry, Ladd, Chltten den. Fort, Price, Crapo. I’aeide Itailroads—MeLattc, Chalmers, Bliss. Clark, Dickey, Ellis Martin, Wellborn. Manner, Belfort), Newberry, Bailey, Mailer, Worth. Claims-Mriglit, Dickey. Davidson, Covert. O’Connor, Davis, Sanford, Lindsay, Marhei, Mow man, t rowley. Commerce— Reagan, Miles, Itoss, Konna, Mc- I ane, Thomas, Turner, Aeklen. Meale. Denster. Ciardy, O’Neill, Waite, Henderson, Townsend (Ohio), Mussel 1. I’lild c Lands-Converse, Wright, Steele, Mc- Kenz’e, Williams (Ala.), Ketcham, Kyan, Sapp, vVaslibiirne, Meimetl. I’ostolllPes and pest roads—Morev, Clark. Cook, Evans, Singleton fill.), Shelly, Junes, Kctcliam, Joiee. Slone, l-nglmm. District of Columbia- Iliinton. Henklc, Bonck, Clark, Martin, Sanford, Klot/,, Neal. James, licit in.nr Aldrieli. Judiciary—Knott, Harris, Culberson, Hnrd, 1 loose, Kyan, Herbert, N w, Hninnioi and, Lapham. it diliison, McKinly, Williams, Willits. War Claims-Bragg, Itobertsou, Warner. Roth well, Thompson. Slmoiiuin, t arpeuter, Feidon. Tyler Mavne. Mnssell. I’uOlic Expeuditnres—Finley, Manning Davis, Tillman, Slinonton, Meltzboovur, Juice, Mason. Cowgill, Brigham. I’rivate Land Claims— Gunter, Martin, Paid well, Mnldrow, Stevenson. Myers, Lay, Mitchell. Norcrnss, Burrows. Voortns Manufactures—Wise, Beale. Nichols, Smith. Richardson, Taylor, Lowe, Hall, Horr, Hammond, McCook, Foreign Affairs-Cox, Nelson, Bieknell, King, Nichols, Herndon, Hill, Killingcr, Mice, Morion. Robeson. Territories- Mnldrow, Cravens. Bonck, Muller, Marlin, Frost. Miiehmau, Humphrey, Aldrich, Vonng. Dick, McKinley. Revolutionary Tensions—Whitaker, Miand, Ca bell Dibrell Singleton (HI.), Ryan (Pa.), Con verse, F,rr. Miles. Pleiee, Gillette. Invalid Pensions—ColTroili. Lewis, Caldwell. Hostetler find.), Persons Ida.). Hatch iMo ). Taylor I TeiiiiA. Smith (Pa.), Hazeitou (Wis.). Davis (111.). UpdegrafftOhio). Railways and Canals—Caliell, Shellv. Kummei, Slemons, Wise. Oscar, Inrnei, O’Reilly, Fisher, Mlakc, Honk. Ford. Agriculture—Covert, Aiken, Steel Dibrell, Henry, Le Fevre, Richmond, Persons. Hatch. Me Cowan. Wilber, Valentine, Uodschalk, Ander son. Forsythe. Indian Affairs—Scales, Hooker, Gunter, Wid dell, Poehler. Whitaker, Wellborn, Errelt, Deer lug. Pound, Haskell. Lindsey Military Affairs -Sparks. Dibrell. Bragg, Johns ton, Smith, Le Fevre, White McCook, Murks, Brown. Militia—Ross. Scales, Henekle. Thomas, Turn er, Speer, O’Brien, Dick, Furr. Daggett, Hawk. Miller. Naval Affairs—Wellborn, Goode, Morse, Klnm. Davidson. Talbott, O’Brien, Harris. Hariner. Mrigjs. Brewer. Mines and Mining-Stevenson, Acklin, Arm- Held, Atherton. Waddell, Klutz Lorsing, Mitchell. Lrner, Einstein. Campbell. Education and Labor— Goodo. Willis, Lay, IToll man, McMillan, Ballon, Marlow, Osmcr. Van Aer nem. Revision of Laws—Harris. Clark, ("Mo ), Town send, lilddes, Richardson, McMillan. Lowe, Orth. (Thomas, Orner, (illicit. Coinage. Weights and Measures-Stephens. Vance, Ellis, Miami, Willis, Warner. De La Ma tyr, CliillUn. (W.Vh.), Wood. Fisher. Patents—Vance, Smith, (Ga ), Aiken, Town send, (III,), Machinan, Talbott, Smith, W ard, Cas well, Million, Dwight. Public buildings and Grounds—Cook, Young. McKenzie. Keinmel, Atherton Ketcham. March, Clark, (la.), Jorgensen, hherwin, Shullengerger. Accounts—Henry, Morse, Martins, Mold. Smith. Mileage-Cobb, Knott, Mills, Chittenden, Over ton. in Sta'e Department—( lymer. Ilenidon, King, l-’rust. Newberry, Barlow, Crow lev. Expenditures in Treasury Departm nt-Morri son, (uni.). Fornev, Turner, Buckner. Regan. Uni. O’Neil. Weaver, Sherwin. _ Ex pend n u res In War De|iailmonf—Blackbnrn. Felton, Wells, Jones, White, Norcrnss. Hawk. Expenditures in Navy Department—Townsend, (111.), Phelps, Kuchin. Hull, Wood Lindsay, Neal. Expendltur.s in Postofflee Department-Ladd. Money, sparks, Poehler, Blake, Valentine, f.iug ham. Expenditures in Interior Department—Muller. Whiti borne. Clarity. Williams,(Ala), De La Matyr, Jorgonsou, Mnrrous. Expenditures in I’niillc Buildings—Denster. Bright, Hernert, ITPeilly, Ford, Forsythe, Vo knm. Expenditures In Department of Justice— Blount. Culberson, S| ringer. Hur l. Now. i'hlsler, Davis. Clark, find.), Thomas, Einstein, Shsllir. berger. Levies of Mississippi—Robertson. Chalmers, Johnston, Oscar, Turner. Myers. Evans, Dunn, Mavne, Mold, Caswell, Prescott. R'iies—The Speaker, Stephens, Blackburn, oar- Held, Frye. Reform in Civil Service—Hostetler. Cravens. House, K- ut.a, O'Connor, Sawyer. Hammond, Hayes.Hazvlton, Mntlerworth, Richardson. On stale law relating lo electoral count Bieknell, Hunlou, Carlisle, Stephens. Ewing, Lounsberrv, Dm n. Orth, fpdegrall. Van Voor hla, Voknm. Ventilation of Hall of House—Kimmei. Covert, Carlisle, McMahon. Slone, Kelly. Ro'ieson. Causes of Depression oi Labor \Vright. Dickey, O'Cetinor. March, Sherwin. Cowgill, Mar; n. Epidemic and Contagious Diseases-Vonng. Gibson Hooper, Goode, Morse, Smith, Cpdegrafl tOhlo). Van Aernam. MeGotran Printing— Singleton (Miss ). Wilson. Hayes. Enrolled Bills—Kenna, Coffroih, Ward, Ald rieli, Wilbur Library—Geddcs. Richmond. CUffln Census—Cox. Hooker. Klim. Fintey, Colerick, Thompson. Motnwell, Lormg. Pier- e, Daggett, Sherwin. Workingmen. Before you begin your heavy sprit-g work after a winter of relaxation, your system needs cleansing and strengthen ing to prevent an attack of Ague, Bil -1 ousnetsor Spring Fever, or some olbfr -pnng kiekness that will unlit you for a season's work. You will save time, much sickness and great expense if you will use one bottle of Hop Bitters* in your family this montn. Don’t wait. column.