Newspaper of Chicago Daily Tribune, 23 Mayıs 1876, Page 5

Newspaper of Chicago Daily Tribune dated 23 Mayıs 1876 Page 5
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constitute themselves guardians of the birds. We aro not so troubled with birds In the dly (hot we can Iparo any of thorn. The Cincinnati OaxetU republishes ft Htlte leaf from tho record of Bnisrow which pretty effect ually answers tho question, “ Would Bristow Johnsonlzo us!” * When Ute friends of Awnnxw Johnson were on doavoring to capture the Federal office-holders In Kentucky, ft resolution Indorslnghlspolicy was In troduceoby Gov. Diumlbttb, of that Btato, at a Soldiers' Convention, for tho purpose of forcing several United States officials present, Ocn. Unis tow, then District-Attorney at Louisville, among the rest, to declare themselves. The moment tho resolution was read, Gen. Unis tow rose and moved to amend by adding the words, "Understanding It to be tho fixed and cherished policy of his lamented predecessor, Aniunxu Lin coln.” Upon this amendment Ocn. Bbistow spoke os follows: " No men In this country hart more of my love, respect, anil veneration than Mr. Lincoln. If wo must havo Mr. Johnson's name In the resolution, lot ns have Mr. Lincoln’s too. If, os 1 understand |!r. JonNeoN, he Is carrying oat the policy of Mr. Lincoln, Ism for Mr. Johnson, with this ex frees understanding I Indorse Mr. Johnson. Dut will not indorse him in the language of every Rebel meeting in Kentucky, nor In the way of tboso who, whtlo they indorse him, reassert the fnnda rental and originating principles of tbo Rebellion, the miserable, abominable, and Infamous resolu tions of ninety-eight ” [meaning State-Sovereign ly, which laid tbo foundation of Secession.} Tho attacks on Bbistow by tho Whitlqj Thieve <’ Organ grow more and more malicious and de famatory as tho time for the Convention ap proaches. PERSONAL. President Grant, It Is said, hopes to make tho tour of tbo world at tho expiration of his term of •fllce. Tho machine-politicians think Ben Bristow has too much of that "damned starving quality called honesty.” Phillips Brooks, of Boston, Is to deliver tho lectures on preaching In tho Lyman Beecher Course, at Yale College, next year. Col. Thomas Plctou, who calls himself Count of Dadajos, states Uiat the son of William Henry Herbert ("Frank Forrester”) is now Earl of Carnarvon. A band of Regulators In tho Parish of East Baton Bongo, la., have adopted the novel expedient of ordering tbo Coroner out of the county to prevent official Inquiry Into cases of sudden death. Tbo latest "operatic gossip” is to the effect that Miss Kellogg and Signors Brlgnoll and Tngllnple tra arc about to appear in Italian opera at Nlblo’s, New York, with Mr. Marctzckos conductor. Male fashions for the summer and fall, os pro scribed by a recognized outhorlty: Get the glass eyes; And, like a scurvy politician, seem To see tho thing thou dost not. Annie Brewster denies tbo report that there has been an epidemic In .Borne this season. Romo, sho declares. Is as healthy as Boston or Philadel phia, and much healthier than London, Paris, or Vienna. Mr. Dudley Duck, who rondo the magnificent music for Sidney Lanier’s absurd Centennial can tata, has accepted the position of organist at St Ann’s Episcopal Church, In Brooklyn. This Is ono of tho most costly and fashionable churches on tbo Heights. Tbo Cinclnatl Commercial has probably resolved to give np the business of printing an Illustrated paper Sunday morning. Its last issue had Bishop Purcell In wlld-Indlan Ink; Reuben Springer In a jack-knife engraving; and Otto Singer in carved watermelon style. The Now York Herald's Sunday cohlo-dlspatch •ays: “Miss Kato Field, after singing on Thurs day tho Spanish muleteer's song at Mias Farreu’s benefit at tho Qatety Theatre, was offered an en gagement for opera In September; but whether In Italian or English, rumor eayoth not. " Garibaldi’s wife recently applied to him for legal authority to assume tho management of tbo estate of her father, who baa fallen into a dotogo, Uo answered by bringing a suit for divorce. She bos several children who notoriously are no kin to Garibaldi, for husband and wife have not met since 1800. A atory is printed In Paris that tho Czar, while at tie bedside of hls dying younger sister, told her bow much St pained-him to boo her die so prema turely. Sherepllcd: “You know they don’t live longer than GOyears In tho Romanoff family." This speech made a deep Impression on the Czar. Ho Is now GB years old.; Miss Sara Jewett, for a long time connected with Daly's Fifth-Avenue Theatre, has become a mem ber of tho Unlon-Sqaaro company. Her into per formance of Juliet for Mr. Rlgoold’s benefit waa warmly commended by tho critics, and has given her a higher position In the profession than she ever before occupied. Copt Frank Dailey, a saloon-keeper, of Peru, tnd., was arrested there Thursday for issuing counterfoil money. Ho obtained leave to go to hls rooms for a few moments, and then shot himself through tho heart. Ono who had the heart to com mit the crime. It might bo supposed, ought to have bod one tough enough to bear the disgrace of ex posure. An eccentric old gentleman in London, who baa kept a record of crimes for nearly fifty yean, ex* presses the opinion that tbe number and atrocity of offenses of (bis description have increased amaz ingly of late yean. His book of murders la for in arrears; be la behindhand with his divorces; and his forgeries have accumulated to such an extent that ho has been obliged to employ a young man to foot them up. Some oao saw in Bignold’s dressing-room a pho tograph of William Cullen Bryant. “Ahl" thought tbo visitor. * * this show* appreciation of a great poct; H and them said alovd; “Yon admire Bryant’s works, Mr. Blgnoldr 1 “Bryant t” re sponded tho puzzled actor, “oh, yosl The fact Is, lam going to play tho part of an old Colonel next week, and I got the photograph lor a study of wrinkles. * “Ohl” CnpL Samuel Cook, who roccntlydled la Boston, was tbe oldest Sea-Captain In New England. Ills age was OS yean 2 months and 2 days. lie went to sea, at the ago of 14, in 1708, During too War ftf 1812, bo was captured by the British, and was con fined In Dartmoor Prison. In forty years of bca lif c, thirty of which ho was a Captain, ho never was In a vessel which touched bottom throughn blander in navigation. . Jennie June writes with some feellngto the Balti more American of tho Woman’a Deportment of tho Centennial Show. Shesays: “As arcprescntatWe exhibition of • woman’s work, ’ it Is absurd; tnelr books are in ’Booksellers’ Bow,* in the Main Building; their pictures and statuary, with a very few exceptions, In Memorial Doll; their industrial work Is exhibited In tho working of garments In the show-cases of male proprietors of great clothing houses.” The debut of Mira May Howard, of Chicago, on tbo New York stage, last Saturday night, seems to have been eminently successful. Tbo occasion ,was the benefit of James Lewis. “Charity” was presented, with Miss Davenport as JltUh Tredqtit, sad Hiss Howard as J/r*. Vanbrugh. Tbe Au» says Mlm Howard was * * warmly greeted,” and received a can at the end of tho third, and again at the end of tbe fourth act. “She manifested a remarkable degree of ease, and acquitted benclf In a manner worthy of high'commendation." The Times says: “Bbo re vealed considerable experience and power, tbe effect of which, however, was Impaired by a harsh and unsympathetic method.” The World says: Miss Howard played very creditably, and with sntbualaatio acceptance on the part of the un clcacc." „ . HOTBL ARKITALa. Po/owr Waldo, Houston, Tax.: J. Q. Robertson and 0. J. Walker, St, Louie: Q, p. Bo no, New Orleans; N. A. Gibson, Hamilton, OnU ; O. F. Bonforth, Rochester; CoL D. iluelin. U. 8. A.? P. P. Barry, Cincinnati; L. IL Qovuy, Rochester; J. B. Wing, Newark. O.; •i V, Stqdebsker, Sooth Bend.... Grand Podfliv- Tho lion. George Puterbaugh, Peoria; wager Bw*jnj% Toledo; M. McGregor, Scotland; DcTj!. P. JllJJer, New York: £. J. Baldwin and If. JL Chadwick, San Francisco: C. A. Bwlneford, Bara boo: laaae 8. Warmoutk Holla, Mo.; Adams Bart and J. 11. Stewart, Lafayette; L. M. Mb’* .*er, Palncavfllo; Charles btowart, Ne • Pocset.,,. 'Premoni j/otua—Tbe lion. Z>. G. Ranee, Oakland, CuJ.; CoL Ralph PJamb, b tree tor; Charlea Burnham, agent Daly's FHUa Avenue Company, New York; CapU Joseph Lan* Blog, I-a Salle: Qt n. j, M, Cummings, Bunalo: JJ, .J.Caaeldar, Boeton; F.W.llhloelanuer.New York ; Gr. F,R.Qorlock,Raclno; Samuel Plumb, Streator ; A. I). Uolhy, Australia....A'Aarmon lloutt —Tini Bon. A. B. Coon, Marengo, 11L ; the Bon. F. P. Granger, McHenry; the lion. C. Ellwood, Byea* more; the Uou. U, Joelyn, Col. J. M. South* worth, and the Hon. W. K. Smith! Woodstock ; G. D. DickioeonandS. 8. Sleepc/TBoslou; D. B. Ronlhwlck and Col. Q. Q. Hobart, New York; "V. M. Bamee, Yokohama; the lion. F. M, Bald* win, Iowa; the Hon. Q. 8. Robinson and. •l H. Rogerm, Sycamore .... Gardner Uorxu— J. IL Wright, Grand Rapids; G, a Hall, T. ■ •Peter, St. Louie; R, F. Jervis, Buffalo; L. I*. Warner, Middletown, ct.t ll Spalding, Boeton; 0. A. Beavoms, New Yorlt; J. ft Heath, Prpvl* deacetQ. Mitchell, Scodaud; T. J. Bunn. Soring- W. Harrie, Aurora; J. C. Chase, Phflislel* Pfatet J« Q. Molt, Michigan City. ' WASHINGTON. Political Gossip Started by Sud den Cabinet Changes. Taft Succeeds I’lerropont, and Don Cameron Made War Secretary. Pierrepoint Nominated andOonfirmod for the English Mission. More District Rascalities Hooted Out by tho In vestigations. Another Louisiana Witness Imposes Upon the In vestigators. Fitzliugh’s Office Abolished and Its Occupant Turn ed Adrift. Naval Abuses Discovered During the Recent Investigation. THE CABINET? CHANGES. WHAT IS THOUGHT OP THEM. Special Dhpatch to The Tribune. Washington, D. C., May 22—Tbo Cabinet changes announced at noon to-day created lively breezes among the various political fac tions, and the friends of the several Presiden tial candidates have been busy over since trying to Interpret the move. Those who arc not ex amining It as an admitted mystery, sec nothing remarkable In it. They say that Mr. Plcrrepout has been quite willing to go to Europe for the lost fortnight; that the Frestncnt has also been awaiting an opportunity to give Pennsylvania tbo Cabinet position. Senator Cameron has been asking for her; that Don Cameron could not take tho Attorney-General's office, and did not want the Post-Office, which could have been had ton days or two weeks ago, and that Sec retary Taft would naturally prefer tho Attorney- General's position to the War Office, and tbo latter was easily enough arranged for Cameron soon as tbo opening In London was ready for Plcrrepout. This is the theory of the few. Tho majority, how ever, look noun It purely ns a move for the Pres idency, and most of these declare It Is a notice that tho Administration FAVORS SENATOR CONRLING. It has been understood for some time that Senator Cameron ami Don Cameron were earnestly at work fur Mr. Cankllog, and that they engineered tho Pennsylvania Convention with a special view to his Interests, Don Cameron Is expected to marshal tho delegation of hls State at Cincinnati, and In view of his cordial commitment to Mr. Conkliog, his marked recognition by tho President at tbo present j uncture Is claimed by M r. Conkllng’s friends as full notiefe that tho President Intends to throw tho full weight of his Influence in favor of Conkllng's nomination. Senator Morton's friends are very much provoked at this Interpretation of matters, and they repudi ate its correctness In tho most emphatic terms, and say that It cannot bo true, since, as they claim, tho President promised Senator Morton in the plainest terms a short time since, that ho would take no step that would have even tho ap pearance of favoring one candidate at tho expense of another. BLAINB’S PBIEND? arc far from pleased at the claims of the Conhllng men as to the real slgnitlcanco of Cameron’s ap pointment. They see in it, however, the selection us a Cabinet oflleer of a man of declared hostility to Mr. Blaine's nomination, ond a strong advocate of Mr. Conkiing, and while they do not believe the President Intended tlmt this selection should bo construed as a move In the game for tbo Presi dency, still they don’t Ilko the selection of a man hostile to them, even if It was not prompted by anything connected with the action at Cincinnati, The appointment of Mr. Taft an Attorney-Gen eral will give the greatest satisfaction at the Treas ury Department. Mr. Plcrropont baa not at any time co-operated cordially with tho Treasury lu thu whisky prosecutions, Mr. Randall, Chairman of tbo Appropriation Committee, gavo hls views of tho tUtuatlon by say ing ho rejoiced that Secretary Taft revised mid re duced the ormy estimates 25,000, COO before Cam eron came in. Tho new Secretary of War telegraphed to-night to friends that ho fully appreciates tho unexpected honor from tbo President ond Senate: that ho is now indisposed, hut hopes to bo out in a few days, when ho will visit Washington and determine whether bo will accept. TUB NOMINATIONS were hurried through tho Henato with unusual haste, and were all confirmed within an hour after their arrival at tbo Capitol. They were Informally referred to tho appropriate committees, and re ported back at once without even seeing a commit leo-room. Cameron and Taft were confirmed with out a word against them, but Jndgo Pierrepont received some pretty nits on account of his dis couraging witnesses letter, andhls general conduct In tbo SU Louis wlsky coses. Senator Cameron, who la personally a very popular nun among hls brother Senators, woe very warmly congratulated on all sides. VERT QDIETLT MANAGED. 7b the Western Associated Press. Washington, D. C., May at}.— I Tho Cabinet changes to-day and the nomination of Judge Pler ropont as Minister to England were Die occasion of front surprise In a)] quarters. So carefully had the ntentlona of tho President In this regard boon con cealed that, with tho exception of Mr. Fish and the gentlemen directly personally interested, tho other members of the Cabinet were not awaro of tho arrangement until tbo nominations bad boon sent to the donate. Jndgo Plcrrepont will take im mediate steps to depart for England and Judge Taft will without delay take charge of the Depart ment of Justice. Judge Pierropunt will probably arrive In England before the termination of tho correspondence with tho Uritlah Government on tho Winslow extradition case. PENNSYLVANIA SAUSNIED. ILknmsmma, Pa, t May 22.—A largu number of citizens of Harrisburg Irrespective of party, beaded by a band of music, paid their respects to Mr. Cameron this criming. Haring been Introduced by the Hon. J. D. Fatter eon, Mayor, Mr. Cameron thanked tho citizens fur tho compliment tendered him, but, owing to indisposition, begged to bo excused from making any further remarks. Judge Vcanon made a speech congratulating the nation, the State, and the city that they hud at length been recognized by the Executive with & Cabinet appointment. THE INVESTIGATIONS, DISTRICT RASCALITIES. Special Ditpalch to The TH&uns. Washington, D. C., May 22.—The House District of Columbia Committee has nearly completed Its report. The Investigation has been very protracted. The report la fortified throughout with reference to tho testimony and statutes. Tlie report is mainly devoted to (he conduct of Hie District Commissioners and Board of Audit. The conclusion Is readied that the District Commissioners bmt no power to bind tho District of Columbia to pay In tho fu ture for continuing work on the«trcela under contracts, and for protecting' tho Improvements already! mode. In other words, tbo Issue of 8.65 bonds in payment fur work of this kind was unauthorized bylaw. The majority of tbo Committee is very clear upon this subject. Tho Committee claim that tho 8.05 bonds have been Illegally 1 turned to die amount of $843,884. The Committee refer from the speech of Senator Allison, Chairman of tbe District of Columbia Committee of 1874, In support of this position. The Committee find that the Dis trict Commissioners have wrongfully construed tho law as to legalizing existing contracts, and, ander pretence of making extensions, nave made new contracts contrary to law. Mach of tho pavement has been repaired at a nominal ex- ( tense by the contractors, who arc bound to keep It H order for three years without cosh The Com mittee will report tho increase of tho debt for that purpose Illegal. Tho will say that some repairs cost 40 per cent more than was necessary. The Committee find that (he Board of Audit has esti mated live damages to real estate caused by repairs at $7,000,000 Instead of $1,000,000, tho estimate of tbe Joint Committee of 1874. Tbe Committee charges a looseness of Interpretation against tho Board of Audit, as a consequence of which many were improperly allowed. TUB BttUA MINE. lUD MUIMI Ex-Senator McDonald, of Arkansas, testified to day before the House Committee ou Expenditures In tbo Indian Bureau that la 1872 the owner of tbe Flag-Staff Silver Mine, situated near tbe Emma Mine in Utah, sent Bluffer to Europe to sellthe mine before a land-patent was granted. Tbe mine woe •old, the laud-patent grauted, and Shader re mitted to McDonald, then Senator, $12,000, with instructions to nay $6,000 to John Delano, then Chief Clerk in the Interior Deportment, $&, 000 to E. C. lugersolL ex-member of Congress from Illinois, who had acted as attorney, and 13,000 to ex-Benator Thayer, now Governor of Wyoming. Delano is to be called to testify concerning this, and his contract for land aurvey log under which he received $2,600 without doing any work. __ „ xrrznuan. The OommlttM on Ruloe reported against Door* •AdthoUoiue-vacatedhUolttce. THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE: TDEBDAY, MAY 23, 1870. The Committee was careful not to enter Into the serious criminal charges which have been made against him, ‘and which wore severely char* actorUed by Lamar. The Committee, on the contrary. confined itself >to the frivolous and Indecorous •• blger man " Jotter writing for which the House declared FHzhugh un worthy to bo Its Doorkeeper. - Fltzhngh up to the last moment did not suppose ho was to he removed. The Committee dealt with a difficult subject In an Ingenious way. An attempt was made to break the effect of the downfall of Kltzhngh by referring to a Republican Assistant-Doorkeeper of the luitCon greas who was bribed by Pacific .Mall money. The Democrats have thus established the pre cedent that a foolish letter la evidence of an un evenly-balanced mind, which unfits tbs possessor for public office. THE NAVAL INVESTIGATION. Naval Constructor Bnsby testified before the Naval Court to-day relative to the construction of the Adams, at Klttcry. Rushy testified that hud k. nut been for tho visit of tbo Investigating Commit tee at Kltlory the contractor, not McKay, would under previous arrangements have received a gra tuity of SIN),000 on account of that ship, and that even now, tinder existing orders, ho would re ceive SIO,OOO as a gratuity. TUB LITTLE HOCK INVESTIGATION was postponed to-day owing to the continued ill ness of Mr. Blaine. lie itlll suffers from malarial (ever, but expects to be nut to-morrow. The Arkansas witnesses have arrived, and are ready to testify. Another witness has been found In the person of tbo confidential secretary of Caldwell. LOUISIANA. ANOTItKII WORTHLESS WITNESS. Washington, D- C., May 22.—1). D, Foley, of Washington, testified before the Louisiana In vestigating Committee to-day that, os a lawyer, he was engaged In the prosecution of a large claim for Peruvian guano, involving $100,000,000. During the prosecution of that claim he learned that James Casey, I*. P. Hcrwig, and Nicholas Casey were interested In the claim, having paid Dr. J. T. Landrcait, owner of the claim, |2,b00, and promised to aid In the prosecution of the ease. Thomas, Minister to Peru, resigned, and then Casey used his Influence to Imvo Gibbs appointed hi bln place. Tho Gn«cys and Ilcrwlg were to receive .10 per cent of the proceeds of this claim. Witness bad a conversa tion with Casey after Thomas resigned, and Casey told witness that Gibbs would be appointed, but the appointment would not be made until after the executive session of the Senate had adjourned. Tills was In March. 1875, and In about a week af ter the Senate adjourned Gibbs was appointed. Casey told witness Hint Secretory Fish opposed the appointment of Gibbs. Witness was the lawyer for Dr. Landrcnu, and tbu latter wauled witness to go in I’cru as Secretary to Gibbs, so that be could better prosecute tbo case, and that was why he held the conversation with Casey. Thu United States were prosecuting this case In a diplomatic way, but had no pecuniary interest in the matter. Witness said the Caseys, being Government officers, violated tho statute In buying un interest In a claim In which the United Slates was u party. Witness worked nine months for Dr. Landrcuu, and then Lnndreau sold his claim to Henry D. and Jay Cooke, without paying witness for Ills services. The statute was hunted up and read, and tbo Committee told Foley that the law hud not been violated At all, as the Government was only act ing as negotiator, without having a cent of Inter est. In the proceeds. This witness had told the Committee about ten days ago Umt bo had some Important Information to give, and the Committee had him summoned, and ho has been walling till to-day to testify. After Uo bud testified, u motion was made that (ho testimony be stricken from the record us hav ing no bearing on the mutter before the Committee. U was finally allowed to remain fur a few days, simply to see it anything else came out of It. Adjourned. _ CIiAPP. 1119 MEMORIAL TO THE SENATE, Special Dispatch to The Tribune. Washington, D. C., May 22.—1 n the Senate this morning Mr. Sherman presented tho follow ing memorial from A.' M. Clap]), the Congres sional Printer, which was referred to the Com mittee on Privileges and Elections: To the Senate of the United Staten; Your memorialist, an otllcer of the Senate, re spectfully represent* that on the lath of January, A. D. 1070, the House of Representatives of the United Stales adopted a resolution as follows: Jtcsolceit, That tho Committee on Printing of this House be. and they are hereby, instructed to inquire Into and ascertain tbo cost of and charges made for work done for Congress and tho Execu tive Departments by the Government Printing Of- Ace, and what similar work costs and cun bo done for In other ofllcos; that they ascertain the cost of Printing tho Vongrettlonal Jlecord, and the cost of having It printed uy responsible private par ties; that they ascertain whether the priming for Congress and the Executive Department* is done as economically as it should be, or us It may bo done by contract or otherwise by private parties; that they inquire into tho extent of publications ond printing ordered by the Executive Depart ments, and whether any limit should be made upon such publications and printing beyond whut is ex pressly authorized by law; that they make thor ough examitmtiou Into tho operations of the Gov ernment Prlnllng-OUlcc, with a view to learn whether a different management may be made or plan adopted to lessen tho expenses of the Govern ment for tlie various items of printing required; and that tho Committee bo Instructed to make to this House a full report of their investigations, to gether with the testimony taken by them, and to that end the sold Committee shall buve power to send for persons and papers, and to uso u short hand reporter. Tho object ot this resolution manifestly was to direct an inquiry Into the management of the Gov ernment Printing Olilce. as u basis for legislation, if uuy should appear (a no necessary. Tfic Commit tee state the object of Clio resolution as follows: "The resolution contains live points of Inquiry, which, for the purposes of this report, may bo stated as follows: “A'inf—What are tho cost of tho charges for work done for Congress and the Executive Depart ments, os compared with the expense of doing tbo same work by private parties? ** Second— ls tho Government Printing Ofllce economically managed? »♦ Third— How does the cost of publishing tho Congressional Jlecord in the Government Printing Oflico compare with Urn cost If douu by private pur • ‘FowrfA— I What extent of printing is done for the Executive Departments, and would it be advis able to reduce tho same? UUIU W ICUUM IMU U»M,U . Jtlflh— What Is the general management of tho Government Printing Ulllcef ” Understanding tho scope and object of this res olution to be as above stated, your memorialist and his subordinates and employes in said printing es tablishment attended as witnesses before said Com mittee, at Its request, to furnish tho said Commit tee with all tho Information they possess'd, and your memorialist produced and delivered to said •Committee many of tho books belonging to his of fice, which* are dally needed in said oillco for tho transaction of tho bumnem pertaining (hereto, and which books, or Mine of them, said Committee, though requested, have refused, and still refuse, to return to your memorialist. Your memorialist further represents that said Committee, In pretended pursuance of said resolu tion, conducted an Investigation extending through several months, with occasional interruptions, sit ting with closed doors; that tho purpose of said Committee seems to liavo been to cast censure upon your memorialist, and much of the testimony taken by said Committee relates to matters wholly out side of ami beyond the scope of the Investigation directed by the revelation of Hold Moose of Iteprc scnUtivcs. • Your memorialist farther represents that bo is nn officer of the Senate and not an officer of the United Status; and that the House of IteprcscnUtliven has no JumdieUuu to inquire into bis conduct for the purpose of Impeachment or censure. Yonr memorialist further represents that if it was the purpose of said Committee to ascertain tho truth in regard to the management of said printing establishment, sold Committee were equally unfor tunate in their selection of witnesses and In the manner of tholr examination. Many of the wit nesses had been employes and had been dismissed from said establishment (or cause. Them* wit nesses manifested the utmost willingness to state pretended facts calculated to throw discredit upon your memorialist- other witnesses ware engaged lu the business of printing and binding, und looked upon the Government printing establishment as being in tho way of the rut Job* they might expect to secure should tbo Ooveruinwit depart from Its present policy and return to the contract system of printing. Your memorialist farther represents that (he treatmentof your memorialist and his subordinates and employea while before said Committee as wit nesses was abusive and tyrannical; and when their answers containing u truthful statement of facts were not satisfactory to tho Committee, they were threatened with punishment for contempt of tho House. That the well-established method of ex amining witnesses In courts of Justice were du tiarted from; and tbe rules of evidence which have >e«n found by conturiesof Judicial experience nec essary to ascertain truth und exclude error were constantly violated. And tbo Committee has re ported to the House a muss of stuff, con sisting of hearsay, gossip, speculation, and opin ions of witnesses bused upon errors of fact: and said Committee has made a report to said House which is as unjust to yourmemoriallst as it Is inju rious to his reputation as an utficer of the Senate. Your memorialist further represents that he Is In formed and believes that a conspiracy has been en tered into by and between Frauklln luvos and other persons to turuw discredit upon tbe present method of publishing the proceedings and debates of Con gress for tbe purpose of giving sold Hives and sold other persona the publication thereof, aud dial if said conspiracy shall bo successful, tbe result will be to enrich sold Hives and his associates at the ex pense of the Government in that behalf. Your memorialist further represents that while said Investigation by said Committee was in pro gress he was given to understand by said Commit lee that be, your memorialist, would have ample opportunity to expl&lu and rebut any testimony taken by said Committee. Hut after said Commit tee had taken about one thousand manuscript pages of pretended testimony, your memorialist received the following letter from said Committee; “Honan or HarneaENTATivus, Wasuinoton, D. 0., April 24, 1870. IMUU Bui: I am directed by the Committee on Printing to inform you that they are ready to bear the testimony of such ad ditional witnesses as you may desire to produce. “lam further Instructed to say that tbe Com mittee have, at your request, already examined a number of witnesses from tho Government Prim ing Office, but, desirous that uo means bo left un tried to arrive at the truth regarding tbe cost of the public printing, ahull be pl.cosedto hear tbs state ments of other*. Uis necessary that the Invest!- fatten be brought to * you mill therefare trina fontartfyour vMnettet during Ifu latter part of the pretent week. “Yon are farther Informed that yon canexara- In* the testimony at any time after Thurtday morning at o'clock , in flio committee-rooms, anil the Commltlen desire me to add that yon are at liberty to brim? before them any reputable member of the legal profession m counsel. Very respect* fully, yours, etc., Charles J. Wbirrii, *'Clerk of the Committee. “The Hon- A. M.CtAPP, Congressional Printer," But your memorialist Bays that the time Indi cated—less than three days—was Insufficient for even a careful examination of the pretended tes timony already taken, and It was impossible for that reason for your memorialist to produce testi mony to establish the facts in relation to the matter covered by said Investigation, or rebut the numerous mistakes and falsehoods which said pre tended testimony contained. Thereupon your memorialist consulted counsel in regard In the proper course to he pursued by him. and was ad vised by his counsel that the House of Representa tives had no Jurisdiction over him fur the purpose of Impeachment, nor for the purpose of criticism or censure, and that it was not proper for him, as sn officer of the Senate, to make any appearance or rail any witnesses In an investigation which the House Committee had no Jurisdiction to conduct Bulyour memorialist further represents that he Is ready and able to vindicate Ids character an an officer of the Senate against the aspersions cost by thu report of said Committee, und show that he has faithfully performed fill tho dalles of his said office; and he prays that the Senate will direct some Com mittee of the Senate to investigate tho manner In which your memorialist has performed his duties as such officer of the Senate, as well an the general management of said printing establishment since It lias been under the charge of your memorialist. A. M. C'LArr. Congressional Printer. NOTES AND NEWS. dills. Special Dltpatch to The Tribune, Washington, D. C., May 2a.—Tho House bad a busy Monday. Notwithstanding the ad vanced stage of the session, tbc number of bills Introduced baa not greatly diminished. The Southerners, ns usual, were well repre sented by claim bills. Among them was one which went so far as to require the Government to pay for rent of lands sold for direct taxes, and occupied by tbc United Slates during tbu War. DECIDEDLY AMUSING. There was much amusement In the Rouse to-day when a resolution, laid over for some months under the rules, was reached, which had a manifest reference to the third term. As Presi dent Grant has permitted the announcement to be made that noon after the 4th of March bo expects tocommuncc a tour of the world, the resolution seemed grotesque, end was tabled. KELLOGG SNOIIUBD. Gov. Kellogg has been snubbed by the President. Gen. Grant is reported to have told him that If he were at hi* post in New Orleans discharging bis duties, instead of asking for troops, be would be able to preserve the peace; that lie had abundant means and authority to put down disorders without getting the United States into complications with state adntrH. The President added with vehe mence that he was tired of being annoyed with Louisiana niTairs, and he hoped Kellogg would at tend to his duties as an executive ofliccr. DELKNAI' There no longer seems to be any doubt that the Senate will decide that it has jurisdiction in tbc Itclknap matter. The speeches were to-day to a great extent devoted to a general denunciation of tlie entire impeachment procedure as a relic of (he dark ages, and an importation of British tyranny. Manager Lord to-day expressed the opinion that the trial, when it begins, will occupy six weeks. In the event of the Senate taking Jurisdiction In the Belknap ease, It has been very generally decid ed amongs* Senators to appoint a commission to take all the testimony bearing upon tho charges against Gen. Belknap, and to report the same to the Senate. Tho commission would go to work at once. Pending this the Senate would proceed on its regular business, and thus save time. THE NAVAL MILL, Tho debate upon the Naval Appropriation bIU wan attended by considerable political excitement. Mr. Hale, referring to tho amendment reducing the pay of officers, said that this Is the first time since tho War that on attempt has been made to strike at the navy. 110 thought promotion the only reward that could be given men who rescued the flag. The Democrats were hardly pressed by such suggestions, and could only answer by their specious picas for economy. MEDICAL STATISTICS. The report of Medical Statistics, by Chief Medi cal Purveyor Baxter, la ready for distribution. This report consists of two volumes of 750 paces each, Illustrated by lithographic charts, showing an a result of tho examination of over a million of men the relation of disease to social condition. Early application by those desiring the report should be made to their Mcmbcr«or Senator. A DENIAL. Th the TTeifem A**oclated Prtt*. Washington, D. C., May 22.—Gen. O. O, How ard telegraphs that he did not, as the report of the Committee on the Freedman's Bank asserts, servo as Trustee of that institution, j It was reported hero that the President had re ceived a cable from London to-day announcing the death in that city lost night of tho Infant child of his daughter, Mrs. Sartoris. NAVAXi abuses. present to ciuep-consthdctou hanbcom— REMOVALS THROUGH POLITICAL INFLUENCE— DEN SUTLER'S POWER. Hjxcial CorTf/xindence of The Tribune. Washington, D. C., May 20.—William Hick born, foreman joiner at the Boston Navy-Yard, testified at length, before the Naval Commit tee, as to tho abuses In that Yard. He hod this to say of presents to Chief-Constructor Hans com, whoso reputation Is much injured by tho investigation: Q.— Do you know of any money being raised to give any officer or any member of bis family pres ents? A.—l don't suppose I know any more than every man in the Yard knows, that they gave a present to Naval-Constructor William L. Ifanscom, or his wife, Mrs. Hauscom. Q,—How much did you raise for that purpose, or bow much was raised? A.— Between SSOOomlJUOO; I was invited to the bouse in tbo evening and saw tbe presents there; a thousand men saw them.. Q.—What were they? A.—l cannot teem to think, except a camel's hair shawl. There was a contribution handed in to me from my gang; but tho thing was nut very popnlar with my gang, and tho sum was rather Insignificant. 1 didn’t go aroand and a>k anybody. They handed It In to me. I don't know that they knew that they were giving a present to Mrs. Hanscum. There was something sum about marching down vrith a band of music, and those who wanted to contribute conld con tribute for tbe music, and a man might have con tributed lo the music, or the present, or anything else bo saw 111 to cose his conscience. I don’t know lu regard to that 1 extended an invitation to my own men to call at Mr. Uanscom'a bouse, at the requestor Mr. llauacnni. lie fore I called tbe roll 1 said that Mr. Hanscoucwas going to havo a tlu-weddlngjand wanted all tbo men to visit him who would lu tho evening, and then I told them what tho Committee had told me,—that there waa to be a band of music, and they would moot at a curtain place. Q>—Do you know of any furniture being Im properly taken away from tho yard by any officer, or any member of his family, or any one else? A.—Wo have made fumitaro for tho constructor’s house, anti I suppose It Is there now. Tbe assist ant constructor, Mr. Pernald. sent to the joiner shop and got a nice desk that was made for one of the ships. Ho carried It to bis bouse. 1 recollect It, besauao be got my qnartorman to aUcrthe cor nice of It to go into s recess; but it was the under standing that bw should fetch It back again. His house was outside. 1 know I had to tn&ko another dusk to replace It whoa tho ship went off. It has not come buck, to my knowledge, since 1 have been there. It was worth £7O or £3O. q.—Do you know, or bare you board any of Jour men state, when you have sent them to pack umlturo fur anybody also who whs leaving the yard wlio hod been In fho employment of the Gov ernment, that (hoy bad taken any of tho furniture away with them that belonged to the Government? A.—l know 1 have mode furniture for the con structor's house—black walnut bedsteads and such things is that. I should not have thought of It If yon had not ssked me. There wore two black wal nut bods toads made, and one of the men who work ed on them happened to bo at the constructor's house, and ho told mo there wasn’t but oue there now. I think (bat constructor waa William L. Uanscom. I was continually doing something for the constructor In that line, and they most gener ally borrowed furniture belonging to the snips to bo sout to the bouse. Sometimes they would order me to send a man down for it, and sometimes the Storekeepers. They wore absolute In those things. , 1 bad nothing to do with it. . ~ ; q.—Were those things generally brought back? A.—l cannot tell about that, as I did not charge thorn. There seemed to be more borrowing than there was fetching back, osa general thing, always; but 1 could not make any point In regard to that. Ware you ever startled by anything being brought back? A.—No, sir. q. Vou would have been If yon bad aeon It, would you not? A.—lf It had been of uny Importance, I should have been mthersurprlsod to have It brought back. The constructor was continually borrowing furniture belonging to the ships, sod all the officers around the yard. (L—Did tlui officers bring the furniture back? A.-Bomollmes they did, 1 guess, and sometimes they didn’t. Such things here been going on for fifteen years, more or less. It Is a kind of custom to lend around. There are lots of ablps laid up at the yards, like the Niagara, which will probably never go to sea, and sometimes we take some of their furniture and nut on board another ship. U Is a kind of scattering arrangement; not much of an arrangement, any way. POLITICAL INFLUENCE. Capt Edward L. McCauley, awum at Ute Boo* ton sard, toatlilcd: Q.— l)o you know of any Instances where con* tractors have prevailed on the Department at Wash ington to remove an ofllcer on his refusal to pass auy of their material} A.—l know Commodore Uoardman was removed from the New York Navy* Yard, shortly after be weut in there aa command* ant. because be refused to do what some ward politicians told him to do. —lf a man stands by the Government up and down la trying to do bis duty, he dues It, then, si the peril of being removed, lit your opinion} A. —i think be doe*. Q.—Do you think that that feeling obtains among the natal offleera generally r A.—l tblnk It does. Q. —Do you know any Instances where men who bate endeavored faithfully to discharge their doty, and reported aome abuseor somethlngof that kind, hate been removed? A. —Yes, sir: I know the case of that Lieutenant, which occurred in W>2. 1 can not. unfortunately, give his name. 1 cannot give Instances, but my general Impression is that If a navy ofllcer came In contact with a contractor, and refused to do what he was asked to do, Influences would be brought to boar against him. HEN BUTLER TAKES A BAUD. Paymaster Charles W. Abbot, at the Boston Yard, gave the following bit of testimony about the men that run the Yard: Q. —Was It to remove yon or to place you some where else? A.—lt I'M that I sbonldnot remain In that office, because I would not retain Mf. Plunkett. ti.—Hc could remove yon to some other station? A.—He could only prevent my remaining here at Boston as purchasing-paymaster. CL—Did ho tell you that he would have yon re moved If you did not retain Mr. Plunkett? A.— Yes, sir: that was the understanding. <i,—Then you were forced to retain Mr. Plunkett In order to keepyou from going away? A.—Yce, sir. 1 had same fetters from Washington advising me to abandon my position and retain him. Q.—Who advised you! A.—Mr. Watmouth, the Paymaster-General. H,— Did you make known your difficulties to the Paymnstor-Gcncrul? Did you communicate to him the fact that Gen. Butler had threatened your re moval? A. —No, sir; but he wu* aware of It from this latter received. I telegraphed to him to ask what thu trouble was. Hu replied, “You must ■ce Gen. Butler." Then 1 received a letter from him in which ho said that he had made a hard tight to retain me In that office, and, said he, “There were several applicants— three or four," and he said, “ I think I will be able to retain you there, but you must sec Gen. Butlor." It was substan tially that if Idid not conciliate Gen. Butler ho could not keep mu. He said, “Iwunt you to ho at that office, but If you do not conciliate Gen. Butler you will not be able to remain. ll Cj.—'Then you went to Gen. Butler and made the offer to accept tho clerk? A.—No, sir; I Old not go to him. That was before I had received this let ter from Gen. Watmouth. 1 did not go to see him again, but 1 said to my clerk, the one whom I did select, “Well, 1 would like to remain here. It is near my homo; and you want to come Into the office. Now If I stick to you we shall neither of us accomplish anything, because I shall he detached, and that will not do you any good;” and he said, - “Well, don't let me embarrass you; I will with draw." He withdrew, and then 1 sent word to Mr. Pluukctt that I would retain him. TIIE HE CORD. SENATE. 17. W. Bornum, Scimtor-clcct from Connecti cut, took the oath of olllcc. Mr. Sherman presented the petition of A. M. Clapp, the Congressional Printer, to the effect that he Is on olflcer of the Senate; that great injustice has been done him by the Committee on Printing in the Rouse of Representatives; that the books of his office arc detained from him by that Committee; and that no opportu nity was given him fur an expiainatiou of the charges before that Committee. He moved that it be referred to the Committee on Privileges and Elections, with Instructions to inquire into the truth of the allegations. Adopted. The Choir laid before theSenatcacommunica tlon from the Secretary of War, inclosing a communication from ttic Chief of the Engineer Corps, sumeitlng that the appropriotlon for a new snng-oont for (he Western rivers be increased from S12?>,OOOto$155,000. The Senate then went into executive session. At 1:00 the doors were reopened, but were im mediately closed again, and the Senate resumed consideration of the articles of impeachment against Belknap. At 4:30 the Senate again went Into executive ses sion. and after a short time, when the doors were reopened, Mr. Wright, from the Committee on the J dietary, reported adversely on the resolution in structing the Committee to inquire into the expe diency of cstabllshlnga I’enilentlarral FortSmlCb. Ark., for the confinement of United States prison ers. and the Committee was discharged from fur ther consideration. Adjourned. IMPORTANT APPOINTMENTS. The President to-day sent to the Senate the fol lowing nominations: Edwards Pierrepoot, of New York, to be Minis ter to England. Alphonse Taft, of Ohio, now Secretary of War, to be Attorney-General. J. Donald Cameron, of Pennsylvania, to be Sec retary of War. John Pratt was nominated for Secretary of the Territory of New Mexico; John 1. Bcdlck. of Ne braska. Associate Justice of the Supreme Coart of New* Mexico; Benjamin F. Chambers, Register of the Land Ofllcc at Niobrara, Neb.; Nathan Goff, Jr., United States Attorney for West Virginia; George M. Miller, Postinastorot Appleton, Wls. As soon as tho Senate went Into executive ses sion, the nomination of Pierrepont was referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations, that of Taft to the Committee on tho Judiciary, and that of Cameron to the Committee on Military Allairs. Senators Cameron, Edmunds, and Logan, the re spective Chairmen of those Committees, soon thereafter made favorable reports on the nomina tions, which were confirmed uy the Senate without debate, the reception of the nominations from the President, their reference, the reports thereon, and the final action occupying less than an hour. The nominations were a surprise to everybody, espe cially that of Don Cameron, souof SvmitorCumcrun. HOUSE. The leave of absence of Speaker Kerr was extend* cflflvc days. Mr. Tucker offered a resolution. directing the President to inform the House whether be has re* coivcd any official information in regard to violence and dancer menacing American citizens in the Ottoman Empire, and whether an/ steps hare been taken for the protection of such American citizens residing in the Ottoman Empire. Adopted. The Speaker called on the States for mils. The resolution offered by Mr. Page declaring that the power to elect the President has never been delegated to the House of Representatives was tabled by a strict party vote. The resolution to dismiss Doorkeeper Fltzhugh, and transferring the duties of the Doorkeeper to the Scrgeant-at-Arras until farther orders, was passed. In Committee of the Whole on the Naval Appro- Filiation hill, the pending amendment was that of ered by Sir. Wmtthomo reducing the number of navy officers and their pay. Mr. Wbltthome said there were now 1,0113 commissioned officers In the navy; or, with the cadet Engineers, cadet Midship men. and volunteer officers, 1.053. When tno number of cnilsted men was divided by the number of officers there were four men to one officer. The naval service was top-heavy. It was with o view of economy as well as of efficiency that the Committee on Naval Affairs made this recommendation. The propooed reduc tion of pay averaged 10 per cent, which would conform to and harmonUo with the reduction made by the House in the pay of army officers. The amendment wtw reported nut in hostility to the naval service, but to make the pay of officers of the navy correspond with that of officers of the army, gndo for grade, and rank for runk. He be lieved that that would bo Just alike to the navy, army, and people. Mr. Uaic, a member of tbe Appropriations Com mittee, opposed the amendment. On the naval list Proposed to be struck at by the amendment woro a orier, a Rowan, a Davis, a Rogers, a Worden, of the Monitor, and a dozen others. These men bad had their nay fixed at a rate higher than that beforethe War, largely in consideration of their i services, and now it was proposed to strike at them, to Uke from the Admirals $3.000 a year, and to re does the pay of Rear-Admirals, Commodores, Cap tains, etc. This was the only way In which these men could be struck at. The gentleman from Tennessee (WhlUhotnu) hod not yet bad the har dihood to propose dbunlsslng these gallant men from the sendee, and sending them out with nothing to live upon, but, so far as tie dared, he proposed to reduce their pay. Ho believed that the American people did not wish to see struck down those gal lant men to whom they owed so much. Mr. Mills (Texas}, member of tbe Naval Commit tee, moved on amendment to the amendment al lowing a longevity pay of 10 per cent additional for every five years of service to naval officers be low the rank of Commodore. Mr, Danford, also a member of tbe Naval Com mittee, opposed Mr. Whltthorne's amendment. Mr. WhJtthonio replied to Mr. Halo, and de clared that he bad as much pride as any man in tbo achievements of the gallant leaders of the navy In tbe lost War. Ho paid a high tribute to the hero ism of Porter and Rowan, who are living, and to tbe memory of Cushing, who Is dead, but be would par (bum no higher tribute than bo would to tbo gallant leaders of the army. After a long dlscuealon, o veto waa taken, first on Mills'amendment allowing longevity pay, and U whs agreed to. Tbe auction in relation to the discontinuance of the navy-yards was discussed at length, bat, with out action, the Committee rose, and tbo House adjourned. _ THE WEATHER. Washington, D. C., May 23—la. m.—For the Upper Lakes, .Upper MUeUalppl and Uissaari Val* leys, rising, followed by falling, barometer, cool northerly wind*, veering to wanner, east or south, and generally clear weather, except possibly occa* eiooal rain* In the last section. LOCAL OBSBUYATIONB. CuiOAOO, May 23. Titru. Bar. JTir Bu.\ TVlnd. It. WtMKtr 8:53a, m. 39.90 45 76IK.,brisk 11:18a. m. 31.14 43 eaK., brisk Fair. 3:00p. u». 30.10 40 MIN., brisk* Clear. 8:53 p. nt. 30.30 45 ao N., brisk Fair. e:CMp. ro. 3a23 43 73 N., brisk Clear. tOilßp.Ul.3aU4 43 7alN.. brisk Cloar. Maximum thermometer, 71. Mtotmuu. 4|. OKNIIUL OBttIBVATION*. Cmoseo. May 32. Buttons. Bar. Thr. Wind, italni Wealfur, Cheyenas 39.37 so K., fresh... .95 Lt. rain. {llsmarck 30.23 54 K., fresh |Ctesr. Irtcklnridae. 30.37 55 N., fresh . Clear. StTcnporl..,. 90.33 50 K.. fresh . Clear. tuJu1h........ 30.32 44 N. K., light . Clear. U Qlbson.. 39.94 73 S.E., fresh Clear. eokuk so. in 69 N. e., fresh Clear. Lacrosse ..... 30.33 55 N., fresh Clear. Leavenworth 3a 10 sr 8., fresh (Clear. Milwaukee... 80. M4O K. E., fresh Clear. Omaha., 30.21 60 N. K., fresh Fair. , Piute,.., 29.93 31 S. E., fresh .16 U. ralo, salt Lake 90.u> 55 Cslm Clear. Ft. du11y..... 80.37 89 N.W., fresh Clear. Philadelphia •12a.aU 05 H.YtZ hriski .MlCleorlM. YESTERDAY’S GALE. ts Severity Drove the Man in the Crib to Seek Safety in the Tower. Considerable Damage Done to the Shipping in the Outer Harbor. Scone* and Sight* Along tho lake Shore, The wind-storm that ran wild through the streets nil yesterday, from the first hours of the dny* and which was accompanied by a sudden and uncomfortable change In the temperature, WM more severe In its character that one would bo Inclined to suppose. Lacking the ac companiment of rain and Instances of apparent destruction, the - blow was not noticed with that degree of Interest which would otherwise be exhibited. As before noted, the nlnd began about 1 o'clock In the morning from the northeast, and, freshening at every moment, was soon blowing at a rate and with a temperature fearful, for one clad In the light fabrics suggestive of sunshine and balmy sprint, to contemplate. The belated toller found Ida homeward walk a disagreeable one, and the man of business, starting from homo In the morning with no thought of donning an overcoat, found that It would he profitable to return, and from the Inmost re cesses of a trunk or box In the attic bring forth that useful garment from the place of lu inter ment for the summer. Ladles found seal-skin pacques not uncomfortable, ami winter garment» that had been laid aside came handy again. All day long the wind howled along the streets, throwing dust In clouds, making signs creak, sending more than the usual number of hats to crass, and playing general havoc with small light articles that cumc In Its wav. The force was not great enough to break street-lamps or pane" of glass, hut U »« found necessary to prop upnewly planted trees, with which the North Side more especially almunds. There were no severe accident", like those occa sioned by the lust and memorable blow, but the budding" along the lake "bon* were In some case" materially damaged by the force of the waves that beat upon the shore with unusual violence. The lake-shore drive Buffered In having • several yards washed away at the foot of Oak street, which place. It may be re marked, Is the exact spot injured by o similar storm of last fall. The niurs und breakwaters on the shore between Superior und Oak streets were badly battered, and the piling racked. Two cot tager in the same vicinity were made uninhabitable by the waves washing In and around them, ana a carpenter-shop was completely washed away. It had stood near the foot of .Superior etrccl. About a half-dozen small bouts, drawn up on the shore, were destroyed beyond repair and the pieces scattered and lust. That particular lo cality seemed to be the most disastrously visited point on the North Side. The South Division shore was badly beaten up, und numberless minor acci dents resulted. The boat-house of the Chicago Margo Club at Thirteenth street was torn nnd bro ken. Tho floor was loosened, ami every wave washing Inforced the loose bonrdsngitlnstthe bouts kept there, and onu was staved In quite badly. The Marge Club lost a bout In the same manner lost fall. The force of the waves seems to have been CNUSCALLY STRONG, and tho waves themselves were, eo to fipcak, mountain high, and presented a grand sight. The scene at the crib must have been one of fierce beauty. “The man in the crib" thus describes It In (medal telegrams: 0 a.m.—Thin* is a fearful storm. My wife, daughter, and mynclf had to take refuge In the light-house at 1 o'clock this morning, nnd have been up in the tower ever since. Thu waves go right over tho crib. The roof was broken In during the Ja*t wind-storm, and my bedroom is flooded with water. The wind Is northeast, and blowing 52 miles per hour. The aea Is running very high,—a few IncLcu over 12 feet There are no wrecks In sight 2p. m.—We are in the tower yet The sea Is 30 feet high. A tng Just passed within 1,500 feet of the crib, and when she was between the waves she was entirely out of sight I could not even see her smokestack. Wind In the ssmo direction, hut blowing 45 miles per hour. Wo must remain lu the tower until the sea goes down. Everything else The gale continued unabated till about 4 o'clock In the afternoon, when a lull occurred; but It did not last, and strong fitful gusta were felt till a Into hour. Tins aniri'iNO. As la usual In northeast gules at this point, most of the damage to vessels was dune at the North Pier, where the waves held high carnival, splash ing against the piers and lighthouses with un paralleled fury. Two hundred feet of the wood work of the pier was demolished and swept away. No damage, however, was done to the lighthouses. Two vessels that were lying at the lighthouse slip At the time the gale commenced came pretty near being wrecked. The schooner Skidmore, one of the vessels, sprung aleak, but was moved into the main river in time to prevent her from sinking. The schooner El Tempo, the other vessel lying m the slip, was considerably shaken, but was moved out before any damage of couseqooncu was done to her. The Tug Captains, Holland, Sjt. Clair, and Kerris, while laboring no bly to rescue the endangered crafts, got knocked Into one of the cribs of the pier, hut they escaped with some slight bruises and a thorough wetting. Capu Charley Ilolland looked like a drowned rat when he came ashore. The little tugs deserve much credit for braving the furious waves, and running back and forward to aid distressed vessels. The Wood and Protection, the two largest tuw In the river, however, were tho only ones that could go out any distance with safety. The tug Burton, while working heroically around the north pier, was struck by a terrific wave which made "Pretty Joe.” her Captain, turn a somer sault, knocked in all her pilot-house windows, nnd broke her steering-wheel. Shu had to be taken into dry dock for repairs. The lug Ewing had her rudder displaced by the wild waves In the same vicinity. The Captain of the schooner Florence white entering the harbor was thrown against one of the mnsi* and was badly bruised. Cupt, Goman, of the tug Union, also had a tussle* with the waves and came off minus hh hai, one be had purchased at tho dollar store but a week ago. lie feels bis loss very keenly. Thu schooner Clipper City struck tho break water in coming in and lost her (ore* mast and rigging. The schooner llrrlprucity waa so shaken in coming in that her wheel gear went to pieces. The schooner Ada Medora encountered considerable trouble in the same vicinity. Her main boom was broken, and she slipped both anchors and chains. Tho schooner Sardinia which came In light also wentagainsl tho breakwater, and hail hor larboard side stove in. Shu was taken at once into one of tho docks of the Chicago Dry- Puck Company. Thu barge Church, one of tno tows of the Granite State of the Northern Transit Company, which broke loose the other day and dropped into Milwaukee a day or two ago under the impression she was soiling into Chicago, or* rived hero during the gale early yesterday morn ing. She tried to come in through the south en trance of the new harbor, but was driven towards the breakers near Twelfth street. She let go her anchors la time to save her from foundering. Shu was in CONSIDERABLE DANGER, and bad her flag of diitrcsii flying all forenoon. Her anchor*, however, held her fui. and ebu Is now safe. None of the tngsworo willing tost' tempt to reach her, fts she was In a very dungerou* spot The Bcbooncr Fisher managed to pci Into the now harbor safely. Thu seboonor Four Brother* also came in through t!io breakwater. The schooner Julia Merrill which arrived during the day wan lalniw of much of her canvas. The schooner Persia lust her libboom at the market, and the schooner C. >l. Bimmona mot wUha similar accident iu the tame place. Thus far no serious disaster or loss of life ban neon reported, and it la to be hoped that none have happened. There were numerous rumors of disasters during the day. but none could be traced to any reliable source. Mont of them arose from the fact that much debris from wrecks was swept ashore near Thlrty-dftb struct. This, however, is believed to be from the wreck of the Falcon, which sunk near the Crib about two weeks ago. and baa since been lying near the entrance te the harbor. It la to be hoped that the gale has broken her up, as she was wry much In the way. It was also rumored that the Bcbooncr Itobert Campbell had foundered near the entrance to the harbor, but a* uuae of the Incoming vessels or the tugs have seen her or any other vessel ashore In that vicinity, the rumor was evidently unfounded. It if not at all likely that she is In this neighborhood at pres* ent. Bhe left here last Friday night for the Cast with a cargo of stone, and she has undoubtedly arrived at tier destination ere this. BUSINESS NOTICES. Dangerous Symptoms I—Matter discharge Ing from tbe throat or nose reveals Wivroflon of tbe Pltoltoua Membrane, caus ing % fatal dlttau of the Pulmonary Organs, unless Umdiy curtd by Wtsuanr's Pim-Tukk Tau Con nut, an in/alllblt Blood purifyingHemedy, which has sated many fAousn*tfs who expected fodU of ConsumpUoal Dr. O. W. Denson's Celery and Chamomile Pills are prepared expressly to cure sick headache, nervous headache, dyspeptic headache, neuralgia, nervomneas and sleeplessness, sod will cure any case. Price 60 cents. Bold by Van Scboack. Stev* ion A Held, No. 02 Lake street, corner Dearborn, and all druggist*. Nervous Headache.—Dr. Denson’s Celery and Chamomile Pills will cure nervous headache, sick besdsche, neuralgia and nervousness. Jfllty cents a box. Sold by all druggists. Office: 100 North £uuw street, Baltimore, Aid. Sick Headache.—Dr. Denson’s Celery and Chamomile Pills Invariably cure sick and nervous headache, neuralgia, ana nervousness. Price 60 cents. Sold Ul au druggists. Postagafrea, nnm nonopi. IT PAYS TO TRADE ON THE WEST SIDE.". HOST ATTRACTIVE Mums DRESS GOODS AT TUB West-End Dry Goods llonse, Madison and Peoria-sts, CARSON, PIRIE & CO. OFFER tho following among mans othor bargains bought In tho pres ent depressed state of tho markol at sorious loss to tho importers* and novor boforo offered so ohoap: AT 12 I*2 CTS.—IO coses finest Prlntci Percales, regular 25c quality. At 20 CTS.—Twilled Sergo Bcbeges* Poplins, and Plaids % worth 115 eta. AT ‘Jo CTS.—Silk-mixed Mohairs, Pl’ds and Stripes to match x worth 40 eta. - AT 25 CTS.—Plain Colored Mohairs, Hl* agonal*, Sergo Stripes, etc,, formerly 40 els, AT .10 CTS.—Finest Camel’s hair Snlt Inga, light shades, previously sold foi 00 rls, AT 10 Crrs,— Handsome diagonal Costume cloths, twilled IPticgcs, and Arabesqm Mohairs ; cost. 45 cts to import. ...‘*7 CTS.— Extra fine all-wool * W'JcgcsjTcgular 50c quality elsewhere, AT 50 CTS.— Superfine. Merino, Wool, . £ e n> r ° SJeecß: previously sold for 05c, AT oO CTS.—Elegant quality all-wool French Batistes, choice shades s former* ly 75 eta. AT 50 CTS.—French Cashmeres, Bamas* ses, Camel’s hair effects In stripes on i plaids ; worth 05 da, AT @l—o*4 Camel’s hair sultlugs; regu* lnrsJ,so goods. Elegant linos of all tho latest and choico dross goods fabrics in the most fashionable shades. Special Bargains in Black Cash meres and Brap cTEtos. Our sclo of Colored Lyons Gros Grains at astonishing bargains oon timios as previously advertised. HANK STATEMENTS. EEPORT OF THE CONDITION or THE SOME NATIONAL Bffl. -A.T CHICAGO, In tho State of Illinois, at tho Close of Business Hay 12,1870. RESOURCES. Loan* and discounts 1400.700.67 Overdraft* 670.06 U. s. bond* to acciire circulation 60.00(1.00 Due from approved reserve agents U1.4U0.70 Hue from oilier National llanlca.: 00.714.45 Hue from State Uanki and ll&nkers U.6U4.01 Furniture and fixture* «»U 10.70 Current expenses and taxes paid 10.860.00 I’remlums paid 0.4UN.75 Check* and oilier ca*h Itcini 200.00 Uxebange* for Clearing-House Ift.U&U.NU iMllsuf oilier National (lank* 1U.0U4.00 Fractional currency (Including nickels) 1.U50.01 Legal tender note* 3U.0QU.00 U. S. ( crtltlcoies of deposit for legal lenders 260.000.00 Itcdcmptlon fund with U. a.TrcuuVef (3 per cent, of circulation) LIABILITIES. Capital rtock paid In fturplutfnnd Other undivided protlti National Man): note* outstanding Individual dupa*lu sub ject to died- 5254,620.37 Demand tcrtllkatca of di’iioull 253« I 0f).55 Cortined cheek* OtiU.fiD 539,«m51 1,0s l f:iQ Due toother National Bunk*.... Due to Slate banks and banker*. 9803*467.40 Btato of Illinois, County of Coot m.—l, Oeo. W. Fuller, Cashier of tbc aborc named bank. do aolenm* ly stvi-ar that the alwve atotement la true to the best of tuy knowledge and belief. OEO. W. FULLLIL Cashier. Subscribed and avom to before me this anth daya Way, 1870. UEKItY T. MEItUILL, NoUry Public. Correct—Attest, A. M. BILUNGS, J. HEIDLKIt. JOHN A- TYBBELL. Director!. EEPORT OF THE CONDITION OF THE HIRE A 1 LEATHER BAE OF CHICAGO, At the Oloso of Business, May 12,1876* 11ES0UUCES. Bills and Notes discounted Overdrafts. Furniture and Fixtures Current Expenses Taxes paid , llemlttaucca and other Cull Items f 42,fi(M.RS l)uu from Banks and Hankers 10T.1i52.07 Ctifckson other 80ut5.;,... 37.572.73 CuUou hand. 43.35U.96 23 ?;8M LIABILITIES. ■■»»«■« Capital Stoctc p»IJ to $400,1*0.00 Individual (]epo«lU>..., 415.03:1.07 Dtiu to Bank* uml Hanker*.. u, 075.24 Dlacuuut s?J.7ih.ol Hachaoitn 2,8*8.83 UuJiv'oEarnicca. u,2ui.00 ■ 81,058.83 Revenue Slamf* ... 880U.947.27 I, Tho. L. Forrest Assistant Cashier of The Hide and Leather Dank, do solemnly swear that the above state, mentis true to (he best of my knowledge and belief. THO. L. FOUKKbT, Assistant Cashier. Sworn and subscribed to before roe. this aad day of May, 1676. HOWARD V. TOUKY. Notary Public. BUSINESS CARDS. RUPTURE. Dr. J. A. BUKHMAN respectfully notifies the sffilcted tobewsruef iruvellcß impostors who ere ruins about the country tclUns Imitation ippUtaces amipuuoaous nilxtunj its cumtlvo compound, fraudulently pretend* Ini; to uudumaud hi* bu«lne«». and thu* endangering thu live* and causing irreparable Injury to the uufortu* uato. lie ha* no sgenu, nor ha* be ever Uulructed any one In hlahmlneu. Dr. Sherman {snow In St. Lout*, and will be In Chicago to June, where tbo*e Interested may consult him In penon, and reap the benefit or bis ezpcrluncu and remedies. I’rlnclpal office, l Ann-st.. New York, llooks, with likenesses of cases before anil after cure, mailed on receipt of to cents. PUTT I ino™... I'HOPO.SAI.S. Custou-Houss, Collector's Ornctt, I Cmcauo, HI., May2*i, 187 U. I Scaled proposals fn duplicate, to famish meats, vegetables, breadstuff*, groceries. forage, fuel, suit gasoline, for the Marine Hospital at Chicago, during the year ending June JO, 1877, will be rv* celvudalthls office, until tho 12th day of Juno, 1870, at noon. Schedule* of tho articles and quantities required will bo furnished by Dr. H, N. libsm. Burgeon*ln* Charge of the Hospital, upon npplcatiou. Tho Halted States reserves the right to reject toy or ail of the bid*. liy direction of tbe Secretary of tho Treasury,' 7 J. H. JONES, Collector of Customs. IXATIIS« DR. SOMERS’ TTRKISn. ELECTRIC, AND MEDICATED VAPOR BATH INSTITUTE, for thd treatment of disease, Grand Pacific Hotel; enlrsnceon Jack*on-»t.,n»4r LaSalle. Electricity Is used In sll forms, with and without the hath. The. Ladles* Department U under the personal supervision of Mrs. ttomsra. * 5 2.250.00 $250,000.00 42,5CHM>0 4a.OUU.OU :» s JS:in:p : Misl . 3.U03.UU

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