Newspaper of Chicago Daily Tribune, April 29, 1876, Page 1

Newspaper of Chicago Daily Tribune dated April 29, 1876 Page 1
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VOLUME 29. FINANCIAL. ■pIDBLIT Y SAVINGS BANK AND . SAFE DEPOSITORY, Nm> 143, 145 ftnd 147 Randololi-al. THE VAULTS of this institution are tho •oooptod model* ot Safo Depositories throughout the United Suites. They are built of solid masonry, and are lined with steel plates several inches thick. Thej con stitute an absolutely * IMPREGNABLE PORTRESS •gainst the assaults of any and all Burglars tiring. Their utter defiance of Are is proved They afford a place of supreme security for the storage of money, Coin, Jewelry, Silver plate. Deeds, Bonds, ‘Wills, and valuables of all Kinds, Beoent additions and improvements have mode the FIDELITY the most complete and extensive, as It has always been tho most secure, Safe Depository mthe world. Binslo Boxes and Drawers for Bent firom $6 to $75 a ,Mr- TBII SAVINGS DEPARTMENT of this institution pays interest at the rate ot 6per centner annum on Savings Deposits and Trust Funds. This Interest is added to the principal on the first day of each Janua ry and July. JOHN 0. RAINES, President: JARED GAGE, Vico Prssldent; OUARLEU J. BAINES, OssUler: GEORGE H. GAGE, Assistant Cishler. ILXjUsTOIS TRUST ANMVMS BAWK, 122 and 124 Olark-st., Allows 0 per oont interest on deposits in Savings, and 4 per centinterest in Trust De partment, and issues certificates of deposit, payable to order, on demand, In amounts of $lO and upward. „ , , „ , x Will loan monoy on llrst-olass Real Estate or collateral security at moderate rates. Paid up Gash Capitol and Surplus, $525,000, DIRECTORS: W. T, Coolbaagh, Anson Stager. 0. M. Llndgren, Jno. McOaffery, 11. O. Powers, L. Z. Loiter, John Crerar, VTrx. H. Mitchell. Geo. Strain, Issae Walsel, Geo. BIUTRCs, John D. Drake, L. D. Bldway, U. T. Crane, 0. W. Potter. OFFICERS. L. D. SIDW AT. .President.! JNO. U. DRAKE, 3d Y. Pres U. O. POWERS..Vice Pros.)JAB. 8. GlßDS....Cashier. Savings Deposits mado during first three business days of the month draw interest for tho entire month. 7 PER CENT. Honey to Loan at SEVEN per cent on first-class bus iness property. Wanted TO-DAY. choice application for 13,000 at B. 80UDDEB k MASON, 108 Dearbarn-st. GENERAL NOTICES. Public Notice. Cm COUFTnOLKEB'B OFFICE,) Ouioaqo, March 39, 1870, J Notice le hereby given to nil persons owing Beal Estate Taxes to the City of Chicago for tbo year 1876, that the City of Chicago will, at any tuno before May 1.1870, borrow from suob persons the amount of suoh City Taxes due from them, and will allow for euohloan two and one-halt ner oont(2X) on the amount borrowed, and will issue vouchers therefor which may be used In payment of the sold taxes, ana which the Oouootor will bo di rected so to receive. _ _ By order of tbo Mayor and Finance Com. Apply to '6. 8. HAYES, Comptroller. Boom 3 CityJlall, oor. Adams & LaSalle-sta, NOTtaa Tbs creditors of the (late) Cook County Rational Bank are hereby reQueated to meet at the Grand Pa dfio Hotel in Chicago on Tuesday, May 2, 1876, at 3 o’clock p. m.. to consult relallvo to their interests in tosnachon with the affairs of that Inutitntlon, DbWITT COUNTY NAT. DANK, Clinton, 111. PIHBT NAT. BANK, Crown Point, Ind. GEO. HAZZARD, New Castle, Ind. CITIZENS' STATE BANK, New Castle, Ind. W. 0. MUBPHT, New Castle. Ind. Office of the Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Bailway Co. Cleveland, March 28,1876, The annual meeting of the Stockholders of this Company, for the election of Directors for the ensu ing year, and for the transaction of other appropriate business, will be held at the office of the Company, In the City of Cleveland, Ohio, on Wednesday, tbo 3d day of May next, between tbo hours of II o’clock In the forenoon and 3 o'clock to the afternoon of that day. GEORGE D. ELY. Secretary. PASSPORTS OBTAINED, PERSONS GOING ABROAD can now secure their Passports by calling at my office, Methodist Church Block, Room 3, eorner Clark and Waehlngtoa-eU. Chicago, IU., or by addressing me through the mail. SIMEON YT. KINO, United States Paaepori Officer at Chicago, 111. MOVING. Trucks and men furnished to move. 123 Michigan* ■t h eorner Madlaon-et.» A COMPLETE GUIDE TO THE SAN JUAN MINES, Containing full and reliable information in detail, sent free ou application to the Hon. SIDNEY CLARK.- Topeka. Kan. FLORAL ARTIST. SHEPHERD, FlfflEM. ARTIST, H Btate-el., at Hamilton, Rowe A Co.’s Jewelry Store. MERCHANT TAILORING. MEHOEAfIT TAILuBS, 38 MOHHOE-ST. VINEGAR. #IHHh . Mebrated for Its Purity, Strength and Flavor, warranted to Keep Pickle*. W« Guarantee It la be entirely free from 6'ulpAunc AadorotherdeUlcrl* >u*»ubil*nco, with which Jfosl WnegarUadulteraied. rpr sale by ailOroeera. Largest Vinegar Work* in the World. JhWiata. B. L.DRUBBING ACO.,Chicago. ZOLINE. TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN. We, tbs undersigned, hereby agree to pay traveling npenaea and Ton Hollu.a In Gold Coin, lo any peraon who will come to our Office, 131 Laka et., Chicago, and uao Zollna according to our printed , directions and demonstrate to ue that It dose not psr* fora what we «Ulm for U In our printed circular. STONE a 00. ®f yt Cljkajjp Pail® FURNISHING GOODS. HOSIERY. M brothers. Respectfully call attention to tlioir very complete stock of HOSIERY, embracing tlie products of all the lending BRITISH, FRENCH, and GERMAN MANUFACTURERS. SILK, LISLE THREAD, BAL BRIQGAN, and COTTON HOSE In nil the now nnd novel designs lor Ladies, Misses, and Children. Perpendicular and Circular Stripes, Embroidered Silk Clock’d, and all the desirable shades and tints in plain colors. Also a full assortment of HO SIERY AND UNDE RWE Alt FOR GENTLEMEN in all tho popular makes. lop DOZEN Extra Long Fall Regnlar-IMc Balliriggan HOSE at GO cents, a decided bar gain. A fullllnoof 3-4 BAJ.BIHQGAN HOSE in plain colors and stripes, for children, at lowest possible prices. Inspection respectfully solicited. 121 & 123 State-st. Twenty-second-st. and Mlchlgaa-av. TO RENT. Mnm Offices TO KENT ■ XKT THB TRIBUNE BUILDING. inqutub of WILLIAM G. DOW, Boom 10, Tribune Building. TO RENT. A few desirable suites of rooms for hounokeaplDß left to the new building corner of Wabaah-av. ami Hanison-st. Bath-rooms, closets, gas-fixtures,and all modem itnproTements with each suite. Prices range from 335 to stO per month. Beet of references re quired. Also, four fini-claes etores, with rooms fitted up for tiring in the rear, with sinks, walor-cloaeU, eta, for rent at a mere nominal sum to good tenants. Apply to 11. P. HUTCHINSON, 15 Chamber of Commerce. TO RENT. In the choicest portion of Prai rie-av., a SPLENDID HOUSE, completely furnished. For par ticulars inquire of “C. B. 5.,” 16X State-st. TO IRIEIsrT- Nos. 303 and 30# South Clark-al , .with or without STEAM POWER Bite 60x80 feet. Good light front and rear. Steam freight elevator attached. Apply on promises, or to 0. L. WOODMAN k CO., IW Clark-et. TO K.E3STT. Dock Property. 300x200 feet just south of the Sixteenth Street Rail road Bridge, with Slip on south front, snd beet rail road connections. n. B. tt W. O. UcCORMIOK, Two Large, Well-Lighted BUSINESS ROOMS On tho second floor at 184 and 180 Stato-st. Ront low to good parties. FOB KENT. A Urge corner basement office: also desirable up stairs offices, In tbo Metropolitan Block. Apply to A. A. MONGER, Room 8. TO KENT. Good offices lu Building 8i and 80 LaSalhyst., on basement, second, snd third floors. Inquire of GEO. 0. FRY, st Room 33. on premises. PROPOSALS. Construction of Life-Saying Station Houses. Sealed proposal* will be received et thle Department mull l'j o'clock noon ol Tliundar, tho‘iMh day of May, 1876. (or the construction of Llfe-gavlni Uutloniiouies at tbo following-named points on the coast of Lake Superior, to-wtt! Goo at \anntlllon I’olnt, one at a place seven miles weal of Vermillion Feint, erne at Two Heart Hirer, and one at Sucker Hirer, all In the Slate of Michigan. Hid* will be received fov one, eovsral, or ell of the above-mentioned houses, end binders must state the nuin* bur they will build end deitgnatetbe localities. Koch bid must be tccompeeUd with a bond In the sura of one thousand dollars, with two good and aofflolenl soreUov, conditioned that the bidder shell eater into oea tract without deity If his bid be accepted. All proposals must be Indorsed "Propose!* for the construction ofUie-iavtng station bouses, coast o! Lake huporior,** end addressed to the Secretary of the Treea ury. Washington. U. 0. . . . , . bpecUlcatlone and plan*, end forma of proposal end bond, ean bo obutoed at the office* of the Collectors ol Custom* at Detroit, Port Huron, Grand Haven, and Marquette. Mich., Chicago, lit, and Milwaukee, Wla., also upon application to tula Department. ... .. The right to reject any or all bids, or to waive defects. If It Is deemed for the Interests ol the Government to do to. II. H. BRISTOW, Secrolenr. Treasury Department. Washington. D. 0., April 36,1879. Public Notice Ta hereby given that the Committee on Printing end fitallunery of the Board of Commissioners of Cook County will receive proposals op to Monday, tbs Ist day of May, 1878, at 13 o'clock noon, to publish an auvertUsment eon (alnlog a list ol the delinquent lands and lots upon which (betaieesnd special aasesamenta for the year 1974 and prior years remain due and unpaid, end notice ol applica tion (or Judgment thereupon. , . . , . . Proposals must state at what price (or each lot and tract of land Ui# publication will be mads. The publication must be made one* la a newspaper P ladders Revised Bletataa, page M 7, 8..,W, 1 ...iate.U, JOHN 11KKTINO, THOMAS LONHBOAN, MICIIAKL UULLOY, (). U. AYAita, W. H. liUKDICK. COLLECTION AGENCY . 3DXGK Tft proaecuta Wu, Mercantile, sad Marine Olalma of auy btate or amouut anywhere iu Um United State* and Canada, Lty litigation or olliorwiiy, without allor* neya* face lu aulU. or charge unleaa collected. Eatab luned I*7o. Seed for circular, f KAbIEUU Oolieo liou Agency, State and Momoe-aU., Chicago, CHICAGO, SATURDAY. APRIL 29, 1876-TWELVE PAGES. CLOTHING. Vend lour Way TOWARDS THE PUTNAM CLOTHING HOUSE, IF YOU WANT TO BUY MeD\Ms’ ( Boys’, and Cita’s CLOTHING -AJ<3X> FDIMIIO GOODS, YOU WILL FIND THEIH Styles the Latest, Patterns the Newest, Prices the Lowest. The fact of tholr bolng tho Retail Branch of Minor, Boal & Hackott, Manufacturers of Clothing, Boston, gives thorn advantages over any other house. PDTMI CLOTHING HOUSE 131 and 133 Clark-st., • And 117 Madison-st. spßiisra OVERCOATS. BUSINESS SUITS RETAILED AT Wholesale Prices. EDWARDS & BROWNE, 150 STATB-ST. PIANOS. ALARGE ASSORTMENT OF THE FAVORITE BAUER PIANOS At reasonable prices and easy terms. Every instrument fully warranted for ilvo years, ' JULIUS BAUER & GO, Cor. State & Monroe-sts,, (Palmer Honao). GROCERIES. TO LOVERS OF GOOD BREAD BUTTER. I malco a specialty of fine Flour and But* ter, and can ploaeo customers every time. J. M. GILLESPIE, Fine Groceries, Fruits, Wines, Liquors, and Cigars, 70S 'Wa'bag'H »n.Tr- NEW PUBLICATIONS. The Public Contain* this week, beside* usual Editorials and Financial News, CAUL SCHDKZ OH TOE MAY COOTERESCE AND HORACE WHITE OH A. T. BTEWAET. 3?ul>llsliod Thursdays. No, 71 BROADWAY, N, Y. $5.00 Per Year. 12 Cento Per Copy. WATCHES. Elgin and Wal tham movements in Coin Silver and Solid Gold Oases, at 25 to 33 per cent discount Bend for list. WATCHES Watches eent O. O. 1). B. B. KBNDAX/L. 219 BUte«at..Chicago SPORTSMEN'S GOODS. GUNS, FISHING TACKLE, ETC. At E. E. EATON’S, 53 Stato-st. EBTABLISHEDIBS3. REMOVALS. Monroe, Bisbee & Ball, ATTORNEYS, HAVE REMOVED TiIEIR DEVICES TO Boom* 27,28 and 90 Uerohants* Boil ding, OQ XiaS»ne«»t. WASHINGTON. Bristow Turns the Tables on Cate and His Coad jutors, The Most Prominent Witness Put to the Blush by Ills Own Record. Orders Governing Proceedings in the Court of Im peachment. Argument on Iho Question of Jam diction to Commence Next Thursday. Judge Cartter Releases Kil bourn, Fixing His Boil at $5,000. Passage of tlie Legislative Appro priation Bill in the House. Failnro of the Scheme to Rush Through tho Indian Bureau Transfer Clause. Retirement of $227,330 of Legal-Tender Notes. . BRISTOW. gate’s crushing charges! Social Uiitxneh tn The Chicago Tnhuwt. Washington. D. C., April 28.—0510, of Wis consin, appeared as prosecutor before the Com mittee on Expenditures in the Treasury Depart ment this morning, Kith bis witnesses, for the purpose of making bia charges good against tbo Hecrotary of the Treasury, Gen. Bristow was also present. The case broke down upon Judge Cato's bands at tbo very outset, and continued to go worse throughout tbo four boars which tbo Committee devoted to It. His first witness was Mr. E. E. Johnson, of Milwaukee, attorney for tbe owners of tbo bark Mary Merritt, whom Cate bad summoned to substantiate bia charge that when bo bad caliod upon Secretary Bristow to secure tbo remission of the forfeiture tbe Secretary bad referred him to bis private secretary as a man who would fix tbo case up for him, sod that bo bad mot tbo private secretary and secured tbo remission of the forfeiture. Mr. Johnson testified in tbomost emphatic terms that NOTHING OF THE KIND EVEH TOOK PLACE ; that on tbo contrary tbe Secretary informed him that bo could have nothing to do witn tbo case, because ho had formerly assisted in it before Judge Ilicbardsoo, and on that account tbe case must bo decided by other officers of tbe Depart ment. It farther appears that the charge of Judge Cato that Secretary Bristow had ap peared as counsel in tho case was altoj, ;thor or* roneoua ; that ho had, simply as a friendly act, taken personal friends of his to Secretary Richardson, Introduced them, and sot forth the points of their case, not as an attorney, hat as a mere friendly act; that bo had BBFObEP AN OFFEII OF COMPENSATION made before ho wont to Secretary Richardson, and that ho had noror secured a foe or beeu re tained os counsel. Cate’s second witness was ox-Dlstpict-Attor uey Hubboli. of Milwaukee, wlto was removed at the time the whisky prosecutions began, and since been retained as counsel by some of tho indicted parties, lie testified that Johnson, on bis return from Washington, bail said to him that tho Secretary would soon visit Philadel phia, and that tho case would bo settled by tbo Assistant Secretary. Ho would not testily that Mr. Johnson meant to convey tbe impression that the Secretary was leaving in order that tho case might ho settled, and Johnson himself, up on being examined on this point, snore posi tively that there was no ground for such an impression, and ho never intended to con vev U. ilnbboii’s testimony utterly FAILED TO ESTAnUSU TUE LEAST IMWIOI'IItF-TT on tho part of tho Secretary, but it established tbo fact that ho (Uubbell) had received from tbe owners S3OO as fees, tbe sum ho would have been entitled to if tbe forfeiture had taken place, and Mr. Johnson testified that this wan one of tho considerations of Hubbcli's with drawing his objections to tho remission. Mr. Evans, attorney for Trice Bros., of Ken tucky, gave a full history ot the case, showing that Secretary Bristow had Nuvim been counsel; hod never received a foe, and had onty acted as a matter of personal friendship to oblige them aa his personal friends; that ho had written thorn, and (bo correspondence was road, show ing that the Secretary had declined ail possible connection with tho case after he became Sec retary, and had carried the matter of hie objec tions to considering it to such an extreme as to cover tor a Jong time their friendly relations. The letters were read, ami wore of the most creditable character to the Secretary. Judge Cate will continue bis persecutions to morrow. [J’o lit* Aitociated Prtu.} MU. JOUNSOfI’s HQUAIIE PKSUL. Washington, April 2s.—The Committee on Expenditures in the Treasury Department to day Logan the examination of lbs "Mary ilor ritf'ease. Edward O. Johnson, attorney for the owners, said bo cams to Washington at tbs time tbs case was ponding, and saw the Secre tary of tbs Treasury- Ho denied the published statement that the Secretary said to him that be would leave Washington so that the matter might be adjusted by Assistant Secretary Co* naut In reply to questions by Boorotary Urintow, tho witness said there was no obargo oi fraud against tbe vessel; that tbe wnole ground of forfeiture was on points iu the reciprocity treaty, and bad nothing to do with smuggling. Tbe Secretary read the following from the reso lution directing (hie investigation, viz.: And thereupon one of tbe salu attorncj* for the owners of (be uid veriel applied to the uid 11. 11. UrUtow, HocrcUry of tbe Treasury, for e reuilislou of tbe said forfeiture, to which tbu aaidlidstow replied that be would do nothing Uimcelf, but hla Private ties* retary could Or It up. and tbe eald attorney met bU Private Secretary and bad (be forfeiture remitted. Tbe Secretary asked tbe witness, presuming ho woe the attorney alluded to, whether there was any truth in that allegation. Tho witness replied that it was , WHOLLY ONTUL’E. The Secretary never eatd any such thing to him, tod he never saw tne Secretary's Private booro t&cretary Bristow—Did I not tell you that I bad rendered some frieudlyoesistanoeto Ferlaud and Evans without fee, and not os an attorney, and, therefore, declined to act iu the matter 5 but. while I couldn’t act. I believed that every petitioner had a right to bo beard ? Witness—l do not remember (bat as the pre cise language, but it was to (bat infect. Secretary Bristow—Did you ever make any ar rangumvui wub mu iu the presence of Senators Carpenter and Wilson, or in tho absence of cither, or both of them, (bat 1 was to leave tbu Department and let some uueoise fix it ? Witness -No, sir j it u false in every particu lar. Secretary Bristow—Did you ever know any person iu the Treasury Department to have any- thing to do with this ous in tn improper oapoo »ty? Witness—No, sir, eot one. irons nonnax, formerly District Attorney for Wisconsin, gave a documentary account of all proceedings in the case, do admitted that bo waa throughout op posed to the remission of forfeiture of tire ?oo >ei. but finally gave his consent. The Judge testified that Johnson reported to him that ho had just returned from Washington, and found things there very favorable, and that Secretary Pnstow was going to Philadelphia and would leave the Assistant-Secretary to re mit the fine or release the Mary Merritt. The witness I t/NDF.mroOT) JOIIMBOS TO 811 TOIB | toJilm more than onco. The Chairman—l3ul you understand Johnson to nay that Secretary Bristow was going to Phils* dolphia with a view that the settlement might be made during his absence ’ The Witness— I did not give my understand* mg, but what Jolineob|said. Johnson told me each a settlement wouldn't bo made unless 1 should giro my aaaout. In the coarse of the examination, Secretary Bristow asked the witness whether ho did not know that the predecessor of the present So*' Heitor (Banilcid) had gone carefully over tbo ground, and eald that tbo offense charged against the Mary Merritt was merely technical. The witness replied that UK RECOLLECTED SOMETHING OP If. Secretary Bristow asked tfie witness (who bad testified that ho wm throughout opposed to the remission) by what process he changed bin mind. The witness replied, because ho was assured that the Department was prepared to make the remission, ami than arrest farther legal proceed* inge, and«brcauso he thought it would Do done anyhow. Tie had nothin;; whatever to do with the remission of forfeiture further than give his assent. Secretary Bristow asked : "Was not this YOUR I'IHNCUAC REASON that the car,toms officers, as informers, should have their moieties r" The witness replied that that was no in part. During farther examination the witness said be nan interested in the settlement to THE EXTENT UF THE 2 I'EH CENT HE RECEIVED ou the amoantof judgment. Secretary Bristow referred to tho statute-to show that Judge Hubboll was not entitled to re ceive such per cent, but tbo Judge took a dilTor eut view of tbo question. THE DEMOCRATS DON’T WANT CDRBELL's “ HELP." Ilopresentntive W. U. Williams remarked that tho statement of Judge Hubboll should ho ex cluded from the record, and so tho Committee agreed. Secretary Bristow expressed a hope that tho Committee would not misunderstand him. As far as he was concerned, bo did not want his statement m reply to go on record. lamuEu.’s WRACK. Secretary Bristow recalled Mr. Johnson, who testified tbot be give Judge linbbell a check for S3OO, or 2 per cent on the entire amount of SIO,OOO remitted in the Mary Merritt case. W. Evans, of Kentucky, formerly law-partner of Poland, testified as to their coimectiou with the M&ry Merritt case. Ho said ho came hero In tho spring or summer of 1373. in order to secure a remission of tho forfeiture of tho ves sel. Qen. Bristow, having resigned the office of Holicitor-Oonciai, was at tbat timo in Philadel phia engaged in railroad business as an attorney. Ho stated to (ion. Bristow tbo object of his errand, and offered to glvo him part of tho com pensation. Qen. Bristow DECLINED TO TAKE A FEE, but said bo would assist them in presenting tbo matter fairly to (bo Secretary of tbo Treasury. Secretary Bristow introduced him to tbo Score taiy and to Mr. Baufiold, tbo Solicitor, and was informed It was tbo policy there not to grant soy remission of forfeitures pending litigation. Bristow’s coodnct in the premises was merely an act of kindness, bo having declined all or aoy compensation, and was merely SERVING HIS KENTI’CKV NBIGUBOnS. Gen. Bristow bad no professional connection with tbe case, and was very careful to have this fact clearly and explicitly understood. Ue EMPHATICALLY DECLINED TO HAVE ANYTHING TO Secretary Bristow called tbo attention of the witness to that part of the House resolution directing tbo investigation, in which it Is eaiu that “One of tbo attorneys for tbo onuere of tbe Mary Merritt applied to U. 11. Bristow, Sec retary of tbo Treasury, for a remission of a for feiture, to which said Bristow moiled that be would do nothing himself, but bis private secre tary could fix it up, and tbo said attorney mot bis pnvata secretary aod bad tbo forfeiture re mitted." The witness replied that the mention of the attorney in the extract road certainly did not apply to him. He was not the man. Adjourned. IMPEACHMENT. trstebday’s comir fuoceedings. ApteioJ DinaUh to Tho Chteag o Tribune. Washington, D. C., April 28. —The impeach ment farce occupied the attention of the Sena tors upwards of live hours this afternoon, and tho Court then adjourned until Monday, having made no progress at all. After a preliminary tilt between Manager Lord and Matt Carpenter, tho Senators held a long consultation in tho marble room, returning with two orders regulat-. mg the trial, which propose to commence on tbo 4th of May, when arguments will bo heard from throe of tho counsel and three managers, who are to toko such time as they might agree upon. This did not suit tho managers, who deputed Qoorgo Hoar to object to tho order. Ho look the ground that neither branch of (be American, Congress stands as a suitor at thu bar of tho other, hat that (ho CONUL’IIItENT JUDGMENT OF TUB UOL'SBH is necessary to an impeachment just as their concurrent action is necessary to the enactment of a law. Mr. Hoar then demonstrated by Brit ish precedents, aa well as Dy tho Andy Johnson case, that the managers have tho right to pre sent tho case and to make the final reply. Mr. Hawes said that common courtesy de manded that tbo counsel should bo hoard, and Matt Carpenter replied to Mr. Hoar declaring that his client dui not want British precedent, but right and justice. Mr. McDonald ofTciod a resolution to rescind that portion of the order declaring how the ar guments shall be presented. Then came a motion to adjourn until to-mor row, followed by one to adjourn to Slouday, which was earned. On Monday tbo order agreed upon to-day will be taKon up, but it is pretty sure that argument as to tho Jurisdiction of the Court will not be commenced before next Thursday. HAS THE SENATE JURISDICTION ? Those who have given the subject much con* eidcrallou arc of the opinion that the Senate will decide that it had no jurisdiction to try Gen. Belknap, on the ground that ho is aciti sen of the Stats of iowa. and not Secretary of War, Meanwhile Col. French, Sorgeaut-at* Arms, has, at tho instance of the impeachment managers, summoned twenty-throe witnesses to proceed with tbu trial. If tbs Senate decides that it has uo jurisdiction tboao witnesses can* not be used, and tbu espouse iuourrod in pro* curing their attendance noro will bo useless. Tbe expense already incurred by tho Sergeant at-Arms on account of the impeachment man agers is about $10,1)00. associate! m-ii.j the Question or roaxpontMENT Washington, D. 0.. April 2d.—Legislative business was suspended in the Senate at 12.30, and the impeachment trial resumed, Tho pond ing question whs on the motion submitted by tbe managers to near tho testimony in regard to tbe jurisdiction of tbe Senate before arguments iu regard thereto. Mr. Carpenter, of counsel for accused, ad dressed tbu Souate. He charged that tbe man agers were attempting to manage the case on uotlr sides. U was not the intention of counsel to cause any unnecessary delay, but they bad Erior professional engagements, and had nut yet ad time to prepare themselves for arguing the question of Jurisdiction. He asked that the matter bo delayed for two weeks from to*day, and they would ask uo further postponement. Their only object was to present the question of Jurisdiction as iu importance demands. Mr. Lord opposed tho request of counsel for postponement, and asked tho Senate to hear testimony in regard to the Jurisdiction. He elated that they hod witnesses ready this morn* log, and asked that they bn heard. After further argument. Mr. doubling sub mitted an order that the Senate proceed ilrst to bear and determine the question whether W. W. Belknap, respondent, is amenable to tbe trial ot impeachment for acta done as Secretary of War, notwithstanding bis resignation of said office. Tbe motion that testimony be beard touching the exact time of auch resignation, and leaching tho motive and purpose of eneb resig nation, is reserved without prejudice till the QUMlion above elated ban been considered, further discussion between counsel followed, air. Carpenter said they would contend that an officer of the Government bad a right to re sign at any moment, ami the motives which govern the resignation cannot affect the matter. Air. Lord said tho evidence as to jarisdlcllon wm principally documentary, and should not take over an hour to hear it. Mr. Edmonds submitted a motion to strike out the last paragraph of the order submitted by Coukliug, and insert tho following in lieu there- "And that tbo managers and counsel io each agreement discuss tno question whether the is* sues of fact are material." The Senate then retired to consider the order as submitted by CookJing, and the amendment of Edmunds. ORDERS AGREED UPON. At 4:40 the Senators returned to the chamber, and the presiding officer (Ferry) announced that several orders had been agreed upon, winch were read by tbo Clerk, as follows ; Ordered, That (ha Senate proceed find tc boa and determine tbo queellon whether W. W. Belknap li amenable to trial bp Impeachment for acts done as Hecretarp of War, notwithstanding, hli resignation of aaid office, amt that the managers ami counsel tn such arguments discuss the question whether Issues of fact are material, and whether matters in nupport of Juris diction alleged hp the House of bepreeentatlves In I‘lcadlngn subsequent to the articles of Impeachment ran be thus alleged if the same are not averred la said articles. Ordered. That (he bearing proceed on the 4th of Map; that the opening aud close of the argument I* given to respuudent; that three couixael and three inaDS'rrr* may he agreed ou between themselves, and that such time be allowed f»r argument os the managers and counaol may desire. After argument by Messrs. Hoar and Carpen ter, Iho Senate, bitting as a Court of Impeach ment, adjourned until Monday. KILBOURNE. THE RECREANT WITNESS AT LICERTT. Special l>uinitch to The Chicago Inbune, Washington, D. 0.. April as.—Hallet KU boutne, the recusant witness whom tho House imprisoned for refusing to deliver his private books and papers to a Committee of the Investi gating Ileal-Estate Tool, was discharged from the custody of the Borgeant-at-Armn on a writ of habeas corpus by Chicf-Juetico Cartier, of tbo District Supremo Conn. The case, of Itself on* important, possesses much Interest In the way of a precedent, for such cases havo been, and are likely still to be, plenty id tnis city. KiU bourne was Imprisoned in tho common Jail for Upwards of live weeks, tbo House as suming to hayo the power to com* mit for contumacy. Kilbourne was also indicted under the law by tho Grand Jury. After five weeks bo obtained a wnt of habeas corpus. Tho House Judiciary Com mittee reported adversely on the propnaitiod to produce the body of tho witness in Court, but' tho House DIRECTED TUB BODY TO BE SURRENDERED to tho Court, and Kilboorne was transferred from the custody of tho Scrgoant-at-Arms to that of the United Stales Marshal of the District. Then arguments wore beard, and tbo prisoner prayed that bo might bo admitted to bail and discharged from custody to answer tho Indict ment. Ho claimed that the House had not jurisdiction to punish the particular contempt described in this case, but admitted that it hns in some cases, hut that it should not ho carried beyond its necessity, tho law requiring that the case must be certified to lbs Grand Jury and tried by a Jury. This particular contempt being a misdomoannor. cannot be tried by the House. Crimes and misdemeanors, except Id impeachment, must be tried by the courts, and in no esse has tho House power to try mis demeanors. It ie a principle laid down in the Constitution that a citizeu * CANNOT BE PUNISHED TWICE for the same offense, and the question la asked baa tho power of tbo Honno to tnlhct punish* tnent Involved in its order been transferred by law to tbo adjudication of the courts ? In closing the case the Judge finished bis opin ion as follows; With the judgment of the Home in contempt. Us power to puultu terminated, and the punishment prt. evrtbrd by Uw eupereeweit.-' la-pimuaoea ot the an thoriiy and command ofrthe Uw, the Speaker certified the oliemw to the BUtrlet Attorney, mid tho Orarnl Jury found an indictment sgaiuit the relAor, which bring* hi* body wtihin the Jurtcdlctionpf the Court charged Kwitb trying tho otTenwj ■tated, to which tribunal! fuel it my duty to deliver him tor trUh what is thought ov IT. The (act of Kilbourue's toleoso was communi cated to tbo House from the Court, aud tbo Speaker referred tbo case again to the Judiciary Committee. Judge Kuott, the Cbalrmau, bars the subject will bo considered by bin) Committee ou Tuesday. He did not kuow tbe grounds upou which tbo Judge had released Klibonrne, but thought the House did right to pro* duce tbe body in Court in aiutwer to tbo b&bo&s corpus. Ho did not tbiuk the Judge ought to bare issued tbo writ, aud th&i be ought uot to bavo discharged tbo prisoner to-day. There ought to be a communication be tween tho legislative and Judicial branches of tbo Government. Ho was strong, however, in his belief that tho habeas corpus ought to bo obeyed bv all. It is, ho said, oue of tbe old bulwarks of our party, and it must be main* tamed. CLAPP. TUB CONOBESSIONAL POINTED EXPLAINS. avfcial t>itfHXteh to The Chvaao Tribune. Washington, D. 0., April 28.—Government- Printer Clapp thinks his action In demurring to to tho jurisdiction of tho House Committee ou Printing has boon misunderstood. Ho says : I had asked the Committee to allow me to bo at tended by couniel that I might examine tbe testimony with a view to answering such portions of It u seemed to call for answer. This testimony haa been accumu lating In secret session for some three mouths, aud la very voluminous, it waa my purpose to meet tho case before tho House Committee, and I bail engaged counsel. On tbo 15th fust., 1 received a letter from the Committee, a copy of which lisa been printed, that I could see this mass of testimony at the Committee-room on Thursday last at to o'clock a. m„ and that the investigations must l« closed, and I could Introduce witnesses iu the last drys of the present week. These are the tenua the Committee declared, aud I had the alternative of ac cepting or demurring thereto. 1 regarded it aa a phys ical liui>o4iihlllty to examine the testimony lu the time given so as to meet what bad been accumulating lu secret, and of which I could hnsre no ad equate knowledge until the time named by the Committee, It seemed to mo that this waa equivalent to exclusion from mooting the esse, and that It «u so Intended by tbe Committee. I consulted my legal counselor, and tome friends on the subject, and their conclusion corroborated my own, and tbe alternative was takuu of denying Jurisdiction aud abandoning tho matter to tbe Committee, which haa unjustly forced me from tUU encounter by Us own arbitrary action. I have never to my knowledge wronged tbe Government by any official act, nor enjoyed the bene fit of a dollar of Us money during tbe seven years of my administration as Congressional Printer, except my oalory and tbe aae of teaau for business purposes. MARSHAL CAMPBELL. THE INVESTIGATORS AT UIS HEELS. Svtciat DUvateh U Tht ChUago Tnbuni. Washington, D. C., April 23.— The Caulfield Committee, lato yesterday afternoon, after the adjournment of tna Committee, and without notioe to the Republican members, examined Bridges and Tourlollolte, of Chicago, as to tbe alleged malfeasance in the United States Mar shal's oftioe in Chicago. This morning tbe Re publican members discovered that such evidence had boon taken, and to view of the somewhat remarkable previous conduct of tbe Democratic majority on the Committee, the minority mani fested groat Indignation, and asserted their rights. It has often been tbe practice of tbia Committee for only the Democratic mem bers, without the knowledge of the Re publicans. to examine witnesses, and .in private, with nobody present but the stenog rapher and witness. It is believed that aov eral witnesses have been discharged without cross-examination by the Republicans, and that at least on* witness bos boon under subpoina by tbe Committee for nearly a month, drawing pay, without.being called to testify. Tbe Re publican members tbia morning determined that their rights in tbe Committee SUOULD lit MAINTAINED, and presented a resolution to the effect that hereafter no evidence shall be taken by any sub-couimittoe without a special order from the Committee, and that such order shall not be given unless the named of the witnesses and probable nature of their testi mony is made known. It will not be possible, therefore, hereafter ia this Committee to blaoh- 2 NUMBER 247. 1 f .‘•tlon of toy Hepublican or Demo- ' crtt will* the knowledge of the Itopablioao member- tb« Committee. * c ire rrariMOST or entnaes, taken fs Jrday, «u not of special importance* it refers /to certain emolument fees, of which llndg<3 mself in bla testimony did not appear to hay. - very clear conception. ThC- timonv of Tonrtollotte was of a more Serb*' oaraoter. He testified with a great deal of yl mens, hesitated to swear absolutely as to dates, facts, or figure*, bat from ills testl. mooy bo demrod to main It appear that while . Deputy Marshal more money was charged by the Marshal as haring been paid to him than bo in fact received. In confirmation of this, Toortellotto swore that ho bad , _ txAMisr.D tms accounts at tbe Department of Justice since bis arrival, and bad found that more wse charged to bin limn bo received. The Democrats did not in their ezsminatioo call upon Tonrtollotte to prove bow much be was entitled to receive, and what the nature of bta contract of service with tbe Marshal was. It appears that under tbe law it would not do to assume that Tourtelotte should have received all tbe fees for services rendered, and that the exact amount bo should receive for services might depend altogether upon - the aa turo of bis personal arrangement with tbe Mar* ebal. Tbe Jtcnublicaoe have insisted upon re* calling Tourtelotte, who expected to be dia charged without cross-examination. and they will to-morrow subject him and bis testimony to a rigid aerntiuy. THE LEGISLATIVE BILL. sNcimcn. Stfdal Ditjxiteh '» Jht Chicago Tribunt. WAsnifioTo*. D. 0., April 28.—Tbe House, af ter another day's discussion, passed the legisla tive appropriation bill without any very material changes. The Appropriations,Committee had not the courage to wllbalaou the force which the Democrats brought in favor of the Assay ofllco at New Orleans, and it was retained in the bill. Tbo action of tbo Democrats in ibis respect was In marked contrast to tbeir action on many oth er amendments which tbo Democrats themselves admitted to be jaet. Tbe chief feature of tho day was tbe opposition made by Frof. Soelve to tbo incorporation of tho transfer of tbe Indian Bureau to tbe War Department In this Appropriation hill. In (his opposition Prof. Boelyo was alguallr successful. Speaker Kerr, m an elaborate opinion, sustaining tho point of order. This was tho first attempt of tbo Democrats to show TUB NATURE OF THU LEGISLATION which some of them bad expected to bo able to secure by the new rule adopted early in the floeflion. That rule provided that aoytbiog could be attacbod to an Appropriation bill that was germane and iccifrod roireocbmcut. Under the cooßtructiou which the Democrats leaders attempted to bare put upon this rule, it would have boon poaeiblo m an Appropriation bill to have changed tho entiro construction of tbo Government. It was only necessary to propose to abolish some oflico with tho promise of economy, to make any change 10 the Executive Departments. Accord ingly they sought to forco into the Anpropria tioa lull a bill to transfer the Indian Bureau to the War Department. Tho House had passed this bill as an independent proposition, but there wad reason to believe that THE SENATE MIGHT REJECT IT In such shape, and tho effort was therefore made to send it to the Sooato with tbo threat that, if tho transfer yos not accepted, the Ap propriation bill itself should fail. Mr. Kerr bos been noted oitborto for bin partisan rulings, but in this matter bo ruled against a majority of his party. Tbo Domo crate were, Lowevor, divided, Cox taking strong grounds with Prof. Scolyo against such danger ous legislation. It is worthy of comment tbaV while tho Democrats for tho last ten or fifteen years have insisted that nearly all tho Tices of legislation bare resulted from the incorporation of general laws in appropriation bills, they themselves passed a rule which makes such vices moro possible, and attempted to enforce in ao important a matter ss tbo abolition of tho immense Indian Bureau. On tbo final passage of tbs bill there were bat seventeen nays. SPEAKER KERR. DE PROPOSES TO RECUPERATE. . tfpertaf mepatch Is The CAfcoc* Prffttnu, Washington, D. C., April 28.—At the oloso ot tbo day’s session. Ur. Randall, on behalf of Ibo Speaker, ottered a request, which seems to hava peculiar eigolflcouce. This request was m foi lows: Jlna'vtd, That tbe following proviso be added to Rule 6 as a part thereof; Protidea, however, that in case of personal Illness the Speaker may make such appointment for a period not exceeding ten days,with the approval of the Houm at the time «f the appointment. Under tho present rule It is not possible for tbe Speaker to appourt a temporary presiding officer for a longer period than one day. Tho present request of tbe Speaker is evidently in* tended to enable him to take tbo rest which hie feeble physical condition seems imperatively to require, it was noticed that lu the delivery of hits decision on tbo point of order on the Indian Bureau transfer it was with the utmost diffi culty that Kerr could sustain himself, although bo spoke for little more than ton minutes. Tbo amendment to tbe rules was adopted without reference. THE TEXAN BORDER. PROPOSED CDUE TOO EXISTING TROUDUta. $ petal Dbpateh to The Chicago Tribune, Washington. D. 0., April 23.— Tbe Commit tee on Foreign Affairs bad under consideration to-day a resolution on tho Texan border trou* bios. The resolution recites that, in view of tbo civil war iu Mexico, measures should bo ta ken to preserve strict neutrality, aud that, if necessary, a force of United States soldiers should be sent to tbe border to prevent an Invasion of our territory, as well as tho crossing of men from tbo Amer ican side. It is said that tbo resolution is intended to be a covert license to troops to pursue into Mexico any bauds of Mex ican maurauders wuo commit depredations on this side, and that tbe wording of it iu tbo form proposed by ths Committee would elicit tho ap proval of the Mexican Government, and would, furthermore, overcome tbo objectlous which tho Mexican authorities have to the permission proposed to bo given to our cavalry t» cross tbo lUo Grande in tuo resolution reported from tho Special Commitleeon tbe Tozas border trouble*. NOTES AND NEWS. AN ATTEMPT to INVESTIGATE MU. ELAINE. .special PupaUh (e The Chicago Tribune, Washington, D. 0., April 23.—TATbox, ok Uaesacbusotts, offered a resolution in tbo Ilouse Id record to tbo Union Pacific Railroad. Qon. llurlbut objected to tbe resolution, oud it it os withdrawn. The resolution was undoubt edly intended to bare some reference to Ur* Blaine, as Undirected the Judiciary Commttteo to inquire into the circumstances connected with tbo purchase by the Union Pacific Railroad of $75,000 value of the bonds of the XJUie Roc't A Fort Smith Railroad for SOI,OOO, CItIOAQO BANKS. Judge Oockwitb, 11. B. Monroe, Spencer, of the Btate Bavmgs, and Burley, Receiver of tho Cook C°unty National, waited upon the Comp troller of the Currency this afternoon to present their papers and make their arguments In lbs matter of the adjustment of tbe differeuces be tween the Cook County National Rank and Ur. Bpeucer. The Comptroller, after hearing their statements, took the ease under advisement, and will make a decision as soon as possible. The determination of the exact sum. If any, due from Air. Spencer to tbe Cook County National will bo made by Ur. Knox, by whose decision all the parties will doubtless abide. Application continue to oome in for a nomina tion of Receiver to the City National Bauk. The Comptroller baa not, however, decided to ap point a Receiver. Everything depends upon the nature of the report which Watson will make. His report is expected ber£early m the week. Comptroller Knox will tale immediate action after receiving tost report, In the mean time he has no special knowledge as to the af fairs of that bank beyond what ta publicly knows lu Chicago. MAUSHAL OOOOKLL arrived hero yesterday. .The purpose of bU visit is to sse his children, who are at eobool in Georgetown, sod to inspect the police system of Washington. Raltlmors, and Now York* He b especially studying the onrtnixatiobof-. (bade* tecuve force m this city, Ue paid a visit to thi

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