Newspaper of The New York Herald, February 27, 1867, Page 3

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated February 27, 1867 Page 3
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WASHINGTON PiUMfe of trie Army Appro priation Bill. The Militia Organizations in the Bebel States to be Disbanded. The Fortification Appropriation Bill Passed in tte House. Report of the Wentworth Swell ing Committee. The.Bwnisg Session of the nome Deioted to Cusidoratlin of the Tariff Bill Wahbikotoh, Feb. 26, 1807. I |k? ReeMinrveiloa BUI at Ike Executive Mansion, tt te tea general belief in all political circles that the President will aecd in a mild veto of the Reconstruction kill affirming in the moet positive terms his own unal terable opposition to the policy of the bill, but inti mating that, If it is the legislative will of tbo country and It a law, he will cheerfully and faithfully esscnM tt aa such. This la the general belief; indeed there an none whoee sources of information arc worthy at credit who think otherwise. There are those who hope otherwise, and their strong wishes that it sho uld be so almost become faith that there will he no veto, tlenstors and Representatives and others on both sides of the question are calling on the President to urge upon htm the wisdom of tboir views, but so far b s has com mitted himself to none?not even to those who have hith erto been gazetted as his political and personal fronds, jhe mom that can be extorted from him is,as above stated, if the bill embodies the representative will of tho people it shall be exeouted if It becomes a law. To a republican Member of Congress from the city of New York, whoee voice le potential on matters of finance, became of his vast business interests and relations, tbo President expressed himself es much pleased with his mil, and thanked him heartily for the free expression of hts views, which, he stated, should receive the gravest consideration. This Representative appealed to him, in behalf of tho business and monetary interests of the country, to approve tho bill, or, at least, so to word his veto message as not to produce a panic in ths country from fear of serious Hostility between the two branches of the government. General Grant openly pronouocos Tor tho Congressional Reconstruction bill, and has stated to some of the Presi dent's Mends, high In authority, that he wished the President would sign the Dill. Tho Army Appropriation Bill In the Honate. Tho second section of tho Army Appropriation bill, published in tho Hskald of tho 21sl Inst, was tho sub ject of tome sharp discussion in tho Senate to-day. This section provides that tho General of the army shall not bo assigned to duty anywhere else than at Washing ton elty, except at bis own request, without the previous approval of tho Senate, and tbat all orders of the Presi dent or of the Secretary of War shall bo sent through aim This was thought by several of tbo lawyers of tbo Senate to bo an Infringement upon the constitutional powers of the President as Commander-in-Chief or the Army and Navy of the United States, and to be Intended for some mysterious purpose. The Niagara tthtp Canal Bill Postponed by the Menate. Ths Senate gave the coup de groat to the bill for the ?hip e?fsi around the Falls of Niagara by postponing its further consideration to take np the appropriation bills. Thua diss one of the moet gigantic Jobs of this Congress. The Fortification BUI? The bill appropriating $1,366,000 for the repair and completion of the sea coast fortification, pasted tho Bemo to-day, after meeting with an able and resolute opposition tbat frequently endangered the success of dm measure during its discussion. The Naval Academy. A spirited debate took piaoe on tho Joint resolution relative to the removal of tho Naval Academy from peiia, Mr. Phelps speaking foe its retention at An mpolio, Mr. Jonckos presenting tho claims of Newport, Mr. Chanler those of Gardner's Island, at tho eastern oad of Ifffug Island, and Mr. Brandegee those of Now Tbo House, by a large majority, voted for tho , location. Bills Approved by the Preeldeut. The President has approved tho bill authorising tbo oon ttractlon of a submerged tubular bridge across the Mls oiaalppi at St. Louis, and the amendatory anti-smuggling bill, by which it is provided that any foreign railroad company or corporation whose road enters tho United BUteo by means of a ferry or tugboat, shall own such boot, **"t she11 bo subject to no other or different rootric tmns or regulations in such employment than if owned by ettlsens of tho United States. Georgetowu Election?All Radical. Urn official returns of tho Georgetown election show not only the election of tho radical candidate for mayor by ninety-six majority, but tbo election of seven radical councilman to four of tho conservative party. It is that the negro vote was solidly cast for tho soc esaafnl candidate. The New Orleans Catenas House Frauds. The nfB-"'" en the New Osteons riots, who wore also Instructed to taqotre into the alleged frauds in the Maw Orleans Custom Reese, have made a report on the tetter branch, inwhtefa they say they decided not to at tempt an investigation of mature concerning which no Information had bean given te them, or into occurrences add le have transpired at aa remote a date aa 1863; but I their action to tbat part of tbo rooolutton which appointments te office. The conclusions at a committee arrived are:? Mr*-That It dees net appear that the Collector, Mr. Uim has made appointments of parsons whom no hag us i no te Villi? bad bono In aay way connected with tbo robot terries. _ i made, some of which iployod la tho Custom bad bona actually en rebellion to tho robot **ftai fli Thai great and oantlnnal care should bo taken te thoaeeoteiatent of officers whoa* duty It is ta protect *e gevoromsat against frauds span the revenue lawn, te* aoao bat goanlno and baown friends of tbo govern ment should bo appointed ta office. Mftft? That auohearo baa boon uniform tr taken in all tea dsnartmaais of tba Custom House. Representative Boy*?one * tea committee, does sot units with tea ^jtegh^Tbat wa effect of (be examination and inquiry mZob7tee eommttteo wtRboto lueuru the exercise of JJunmromm ia^o roedniDf^ psrttesiK^ In office, and U *2|m npnni>itiRBH MTIIIIV W Dt MM teMteA-Th* M la not expedient * this Ubm to rooom Emm of Representatives any action oon ^btg appointments to office la tee Custom House * Mew Orleans The Collector, fit n letter la tea committee, says-of tea two hundred and fifty-two employed in tee Custom Memm, soveoty seven have served In tee United States amy, eeronteon la the navy, and twenty-eight have bean counted with tee army aa elerta, or nearly fifty par ooat * the entire number. All the regular ap ? nlnliTT have taken tee oaths roqufrad by law. Rama ? who had served in tee rebel eanse obtained ap pointments under ewer * the te* oath; but whenever cases of this kind were brought to tee attention of the Collector ho dismissal "mm. Tbo I***" ??renn. The action of Seaator x8herman In offering his amend ment oa Saturday last to teduoe tee amount asked Tor by the Indian Bureau foe support of tho Navajos from $670,000 to $100,000 M cniMgd some little sur price among thorn who are famk'lo* Indian matters In New Mexico. Benator ?hornuK*> endeavor .* :o have tho Indian Bureau turned over to ??>? Wu & ]-rtmmt; but faillag In this, It Is thought, ha W.WFlnfi??ecl ?ante object by this flank movement. The Navajo In diana, about seven teouaand In numbs.', are hold aa prisoners ef war, and bare hitherto bean under tee ears of tee War fieparimoot, and have ea* fhe govern ment over $1,000,000 n year. The sum af $100 ooc gives I em than four rente per day te provision naeb In Man, ovary eaa of wham baa far the le* teres years go* the gpvWnment twenty-a the and a balf sects P* dig. VMrtf?Tb* removals bad bam man paged te rendering aid daring tea rob. *>?r? Is every ftMrn to expect that the total Insufficiency of this appropriation for the purpoee of feeding these captive Indiana will lead to indiscriminate plundering and violence on their part in their efforts to sustain themselves. The Navajos are placed by a military order on a tract of land four hundred miles from the native region, where there Is no game, the water is very bad and nothing for fuel except mesqulte roots, which they must transport on thoir backs for s distance of four or live milee. Residents of New Mexioo who are here my that Mr. Sherman's amendment, appropriating but $100,000 for the support of tho Indians one year, will prove s Pandora's box to the people of the: Territory. By the treaty or Guadaloupe Hidalgo the United States agrees to protect the people from the Indians, while the late action of the Senate in refusing either to turn the Indian Bureau over to the War Department or supply the money asked for the support of the Indians by the Bureau they my wrlll not only create the most serious trouble there, but will cost the govern ment many millions of dollars Instead 'of a few hundreds thousands. The Superintendent of Indian Affairs in New Mexico recently reported to the Commissioner that a band of seventy Mexicans, believed to reside In the neighborhood of Taos and Abu quin, attacked a village of Moqul Indians, who are uni formly peaceable and harmless, drove off seven hundred head of sheep and goats, three mules, killed three or four Indians, took one woman and eleven children cap tives, and made good their escape. They were followed by five of the Indians, who made their way to Santa Fe and reported the facts to tho Superintendent. Agent Ward has been sent to recover the captives and Investi gate the matter. Increased Compensation to Government Clerk*. The labors of a numerous and industrious lobby were terminated to day by the passage of the bill granting an additional compensation of twenty per cent to the clerks in the civil service of the government at Wash ington. There is great rejoicing among the clerks. Election of Connreeoional Printer. The tcoate to-day paid John D. Defrees the compli ment of unanimously electing him Congressional Printer under the law recently enacted, the republicans having previously agreed upon the nomination in caucus. The restoration of this gentleman to his former position is gratifying to bis many friends, who warmly to-day ex tended hlin their congratulations. The Public Debt statement for February. The monthly statement of the public debt will be pub 1 ished on or about the 6th of March. It will not show any very material difference from tbe last statement. Tbe Seven-Thirties. The Secretary of the Treasury has given notice that the holders ot the seven-thirty notes, dated August 16, 1864, can now exchange them for six per cent live twenty bonds, issued under the act of 1866. If at the time of the exchange the accrued Interest on tbe notes should exroed tbe interest on the bonds, tbe difference will be paid by tbe department. If, on tbe contrary, the accrued interest on the bonds exceed that upon tbe notes the difference may be paid In currency by tbe person propoeing to make tbe exchange, and should accompany the notes up to the 1st day or May. Tbe express charges on the notes forwarded for conversion and on the bonds returned in exchange for thein will be paid by the de partment. Receipts from (lontoma. The receipts from customs during this month will ap pear to have been quite heavy, and those from internal revenue sources unusually small?less than the former, this being the first instance of Hist kind. It will exhibit a heavy increase on the gold balance, amounting to seve ral millions of dollars, from which the interest on the ten-forties, due on the 1st proximo, will be paid. The forthooming statement will be more favorable than that of last monib, when there was an increase of the public debt, caused by heavy payments of Interest during the month. Allaire in utan. General Hazen ban addressed a letter from Jefferson Barracks to Representative Bidwe.l, wbo bad requested a report ot his observations upon affairs in Utah while there In October last. He says:? ' I think it important that the government should in some way strengthen its authority in that Territory, nnd at the same tint" increase, by whatever means possible, our friendly rotations with those people, and elevate their intelligence until they come to feel that tbey are a part of us and that we are th-ir friends. Harsh measures will only the more nrougly consolidate them?it cannot much more deeply embitter tbem; but of all things be awake to tho real state of things growing up in the centre of our territory. Tne lands of itia Territory are still held by tba government. If it is the intention to give actual title to itormon occun iuts ou the same ground as to other emi grants?and I do not see how we can do laea?a land office should be opened there and a commission appointed to settle conflicting claims As a general thing there wili be little trouble, as they liave a very correct tend system of their own, to make It conform to the government system. The longer this is neglected the mora trouble can be ex pected in reconciling cbuuia. Operations of the FreedMea's Bnrean. Letters received at the headquarters of tbe Freed men's Bureau from Brevet Major General Charles Gril fln, Assistant Commissioner for lexas, refer to very re cently published statements that the bureau la Texas bad virtually withdrawn from all control over the freed men's interests, Ac. General Grim In declares bis pur pose to exercise all power given him by existing orders for tbe protection of tbe I reed men in the most effective manner In his power, and states that every decision that (be bureau shall have occasion to maks In cases of wrong and outrage inflicted upon freedmen shall, if ne cessary, be instantly backed up by tbe military force re ferred to to command obedience and respect to such rul ings An official communication shows tbe aggregate amount or $630,000 expended for subsistence stores issued to destitute refugees and freedmen, or persons not b long ing to the army, for tbe six months ending with Decem ber last. Of this nearly $24,000 are set down tor Ten nessee, $38,000 for Louisiana, $170,000 for Alabama, $36,000 for Georgia, $41,000 for South Carolina, $33.188 Tor North Carolina, $74,000 for Virginia, $32,000 for Washington, nnd other sums, varying from $14 to $1,100, were expended in other Southern States. Tbe American Minister at Begota. The difficulty which occurred between Mr. Burton, American Mlutyier at Bogota, and tbe Colombian gov ernment, baa been arranged here la a satielactory man ner. A new Minister will be appointed end Mr. Bnrtaa duly tarnlsbe* by that government with passports to leave the country, tbe former having been recalled. Karratt. The latest most interesting event la tbe prtaoa^fb of Burnt! was the attempt made to-day by a man to obtain admittance to the prisoner, alleging that be was hie brother, juat arrived from Taxaa, when he bad bean Irv ing for the peat ten or twelve yean. He did not prove bis relationship, however, to the satisfaction of the guards, and admission was denied. Mlae Barrett dean everything la her power for the comfort of her an happy brother, end is humanely permitted te giro him a few thiaga not contained in the jell bill of ram. Toe ?ffect of hlb Mater's devoted attentions and presence are visible la the young man's Improved condition. Professor Benjamin Pierce, of Harvard University, baa been appointed te succeed the late Professor Bache as Superintendent of the Onset Survey. Hie appointment wan recommended by a large nembor of tbe ecleaUfle men of the country and the prominent officers of the Coast Survey Bureau. Thn Asrtenltnrnl Department; The Senate Committee en Agriculture has, la accord ance with the suggestion of the Secretary of the In terior, renewmsndad the srectlen of a building far the exclusive use of the Agrtenitunl Department. Judiciary square la spoken of and recommended by the department as a suitable site tar thn building. The matter tar the annual report of agriculture ror 1888 was preaooted to Congress to-day and referred to the Committee on Print ing It embraces, la addition to tho work of tho deport ment, papers from some of theboet agricultural writers of tba country, Including Judge French, R Edwards Todd, H. -A. Wiliard, B. Mvy Poors and William dough, from tho editorial ranks, and others wall known in agri cultural literature. ? Increased Bnadnnos efthe Patent nnd Pension Owing to the rapid extend an at the busts sm of the Patent and Pension offices, it has bean farad niternary u> vacate s number of the mania now occupied hp tho other burnous Ot tho Interior Department In order to afford tbe requ.Vod accommodations to the Patent and Thd Public Laada. The Commissioner of tho General Land Office hmjast adjusted the tttlea of asm hundrad pre-emption Malms la the Ban Frandooo Land district of California. The value of the improvements la them cams ranges from $400 to $400. exclusive at panmoAl pro party, which la some cases consists of from thirty tie rtsty horses and op wards of Ave hundred hand at ct'Ule. Them Improve ments were awde en the land In about three ysera Eighty-one of tbe eleimnatt took ono handred and sixty scree each, tho moral Blag nineteen have taken eighty to age hundred and twenty and apwards. TVs whole nam bcr of acrsa is fourteen thousand nlno hundred, of which twelve thousand are fenced in and nine thousand in fall cultivation. There are twenty-five vineyards and flfly-flv* orchard* on these claim*. The Commissioner has prepared a clear site of land* selected by the State of Minnesota, in the Winnebago City Land district, under an act of Congress of February 26, 1860, and containing three thousand flva hundred and fifteen acres. Selections were mads ss indemnity for certain deficient school sections In the State. They have been duly approved by the Secretary of the Inte rior, and certified transcripts have been sent to the Gov ernor of Minnesota and the District Land Offloe at Win nebago City. The Commissioner baa also received returns from the District Land Office at Ionia, Michigan, exhibiting an aggregate disposal of eleven thousand six hundred and sixty acres of public lands during tba month of January last A large portion of tbe land was taken up under the Homestead law for actual settlement and cnltlvation, and tbe remainder was located with College scrip end military warrant* and sold for cash, the sales amounting to $1,066. Carpenter's Great Painting. The great original painting of Lincoln reading the Emancipation Proclamation to hi* Cabinet, by Carpeu ter, ww placed over the east door of tho Rotunda In the Capitol to-day. _____ THIRTY-NINTH CONGRESS. Wecend Beaalan. SENATE. Washwoto*, Feb. 20, 1807. *LK<-riOI? OF GOTSR X Mail T i'RIXTKn. On motion of Mr. Airrooxr, (rep.) of R L, tho reeding of the Journal wee dispensed with, end the Senate pro ceeded, under the act recently passed, to elect a gorern ment printer. The rule requiring the election by ballot waa^ Mgpended, and John D. Defrees, of Indiana, was ? . PBTrnojre ktc. Mr Rimxt rSfST Prewnted "0 referred. v?r.i ' (reP) of Mtn., I rem the Committee on rlillii1*81?' r*P?rted advereelT on the petition for in Keok^.COmP?nS*UOn 10 lh? bu,ld?r <>f the iron-clad Mr *n^wv1T'"j RSvolvixg battery. Naval Afti!re Pri^.^eVa^ tnm lh? Committee on tbVsecrem?'nr7??^ * Jo,n,1 "solution authorizing tne Nav' to furnish two eleven inch tery* which KSESa* W*Ung RidW? revolving bat u, ... ?DJ?r or A PATiumm, rrc. Mr. Fowiir, (rep.) of Teno,. called qd a ioint caaaIii TrM.T1 ??ritlDii Pr?P*r accounting officer of the wh"$S mnftfi"? F0li0D' Payma?ter of the navy* fci. I? ' * vaJu? ?f clothing and small mores Navy Yiri ^,';^0J^0m him wbl1? ?? <??'* ? the ta& KEajni SMES'S wag pluited!^ Georgetown Railroad Company, which relief o^H^rlT''nf Mafa> canad op the bill for the reiier or Heury T. Bl.inchard, to pay him $2 751 for nun ??!lm 2*? .Us!t* tb? P?rt of Canton, from February 1868, until May, 1800, which was passed! BBOROAMXATIOX OF TBS SAVT. 2?' flfUst ?r Iow*. reportod from the Com mittee on Naval Aflhlrs a bill to amend the act in rela bBth7^trmIy'mWl"C^p,i?T,'lM "*?' tbe Admiral shall ne the ranking officer of the nary: that the seermar* ?r '5e^dmiral shall receive the rank, pay and allowance thJ\f,? r!un.*Dt "^mmander dating from appointment h.^?? i ralat've rank of staff officers shall be established &to? a ?,Vy Apartment; that Thepre reguiating cadets at tbe Naval Academy to be the fahnr.finn 7r4r! ?f M?' 8n<1 two J ear* employed In the fabrication of steam machinery be renoalcd ? tlint, officers transferred from the volunteer to the regular navy shall be credited with volubteer service- that the 2?!?k??P?r at Naval Academy shall be S emi ^ SESLrn! P^master's corps of the nary; amends th? ?P ,8ummar7 courts martial; provides for fund tn iieu {!om **?? mohsy pension iuuu m. neu or a home at the PhiiA. I *! Afiy,nm 10 dibbled Bailors, who have ! J?^ l*enty years, and alao relief to similar persons ' who have served ten years; fees the rank and paHf ?f the Marine Corps the same as briga- ! diergen ral, and flies tbe number of cadets atone for Con"^ onetrom & Uistnci or Columbia, ten at large and twentvflve to h? selected annually Trom boys enlisted In the navy after oue year of service; presided that this reduction shall not affect appointments already made. rcauc,,on Bbail EXTRA ' OMPRNHATiOS TO UOTKRXMOT CMFI.OTBS co^c^urred''in^ilm,r?P'> ?f 0re*OD-th" twMt^JJ rifl? m . am?hdments to the bill giving twenty per cent extra compensation to the civil em P'oyoa of the government at Washington, and the bill now goes to tbe Fresident. y, infants EXT or acrrATiox. asi?hium2fV% (reP') 01 l"-A called UP th? House bill Istiing a Department of Education, for tbe colter "?m 2 SfSX T*l?u wlibre?ard v? urn or tne InlLd States, to be under the control or a superintendent at $4,000 per annum. - . a8B*5 (rep ) of Cat, moved to atrika out tha Belrtuof J Ven and Insert tbe word "bureau" Mid he M'd' wwe mlelateri, SKSJaSlSESE ?wm" ?? (LMfhter!) F0"-""?) aioiifhi he oufbl to bh nSSd' "" ? ee?!,,?!*1" thought the matter could be arranged by m?n?? ?*a"'/i?? Agricultural and Educational Depart^ ments under the efficient head of the former. (Laugh ?L 5.B?St.-Pok?in lavor * ,he bui- *t was better * he 1*"rd 'department," because heads of depart 8u,wd'nate offioei-., and it was .m i, 1,8 Commissioner of Ed u cut ion should appoint bis own subordlnaies. Nf n,*o*, (rap.) of Conn., supported the bill as a wise suffr!gSr?]P ** me#au"? follow the extension ol the ?J?r.i7JP!T. KM for the b,n- Hs cared not whether you called-lt a bureau or department. HnflVave in Hie ii*teh WOiUWk ^ ? barren *?ptre witiiont educa i v ^ .fh* b,)1 would not bo endanger -.I a'. \ir r" b?^,0f somlon by unnecessary am-ndnu-nts stem o08^. 'b? b'" " an important Initiatory taShjauw? go""?u . Rr?*b,?i8' .'.rop) of Wis., regarded tbe bill as the nrst step In the struggle t> educate tbe nation and should therefore support it. WARD would vote for tbe principle of the bill, but thought there was great force in the obfectlAns of Mr Cenne? to the use of tbo word department. 1 end og tbe oonstderation of this subject Ut i mormns hour expired, and Mr. Feswmden moved to lako up u ? Ajonr ArfRovnATiox biu* Mr. Ciia.vDi-KR, (rep.) of Bleb., contended that the Niagara .ship Canal bill should not be Isld aside for the Chandder'sard'lfr' 2.P th? .Armf Appropriation bill. Mr. ?i JI im aSJI Faasenden last night h-upported a uo to adjourn just na the Senate was reads to ratn? the Ship Canal bill. Tha Senator from New York (Mr. to rwnfL? b? !br8at8ned 40 make a two hour's speech, or {V?** "??k8 to prevent a vote. Deeming the SfcivTanal la^wtaaoe, ha (Mr. Chandler) should an lag. 8*Bl81 Mf other m'-asure. lA?t wb*" b? voWN> f?r m adjournmeat ,^rt" ft*tbar <lebaf?. !? which Measra Morgan. How y?h*Dd Conn** .part'/ipated, the motion \rMfr. Fee toBdenwaa carried. Yeas, H, nays, 18. , G*s*Dijta said be should not trouble lb# Senate b,ll; ^ b?daaired to give notice tnat he shonid at an early day present a Wlrto oomjtruct . shlo eaaa) areaad M4 h"? ""m to the navigation of the world. 0,1 ?? of "Good" from gentlemen who had just Toud H?"* mk?H ?? Mr. Chaodier's btiL bill, M?ssr ubJH"pMr cmSmaCi " ^7?* h*" oppwad Mr. Chandler's P!|i jSLTTJ, support to such (MrCbendler) had just promised to In - j? w Introduoe. . Army Appropriation hill was than taken a p. Among the items an tbe feUowtna-?for .ml. ir 'T2S2' 'SSS^Z^SSLZnSX? !^^1| gl*? l*yj fbr repair, end ImprerlmsnU ?f the ? l. $8 MA MOl XJS?!L.'or tb5_F?wm*,nea? Bureau temVtnaoLTS^^r0 pra^daa that tbe headquar In'roS *-!?" 1*"b<Hty G?f*gh his next I M army shall not b. re ?nsirid to iini. " > rellerod from oommand. oras !S*a..t,^^*yb88? "mn at his headquarten, ex 31." wHhont the oonaent of the ?^SSsHSsS?i5SH ?ouwToAMmV>th!'aL!? aeroadmenta seotton dir. mhnllioua rtutee; **9lo??otl?ELrot'?!!'i?m\ w,Uwrt8l"? *? ouar^of "'f88 M tbaleod agreed to. ?*?$*?>*1^ division of the amy. Die. Mr. Witaon oflhred en Tsndmam u. aim bandment and * ** *?***> Uto dls *amens ? ?nming or nil roOMin otgaalnilens in meaeero as he following roU.? U18? a4?P4^ bF *" 222?Sit"S; ' If thli MB# IVbibi I commiifdhdi Mr. *ymnm m* it dt<t cot Mr iVm-w made the point that it was net m order I* amend at appropriation bill anleta the amendment oama from a committee. Mr. Cons am aaid he| would ask that the bill bo laid orar until to-morrow that he might receive the approval of the Military Committee for his amendment The Chaw ceclded the amendment out of order nnder Mr. Fenaendea's point. Mr. Snuars, (rep ) of R. L, offered an amendment fixing the compensation of the prinoipal Amietant Pay master of the Array at the same Hum as the Assistant Paymaster General, which was disagreed to. Mr. Commas renewed his amendment, having since he last offered It received the assent of the Military Com mitt'O to It It waa agreed to. Mr. Johnbom, (dem.) of Md., moved to strike out the second section of the bill, wh.cb, he said, was to him clearly in violation of tbe constltut ion. Aftor debate tbe motion of Mr. Johnson was disagreed to?yens 8, nays 28. Messrs. Buckalew, Dixon. Dooiit tin, Henderson, Hendricks, Johnson, Morton and Patter son voted in the adirraative. On motion ol Mr. -Stxwakt, (rep.) of Nevada. Nevada waa Inolnded with California in llio section offered by Mr. Connect Mr. Trumbull moved to amend, by appropriating $250,000 for the erection of a bridge at Rock island, Illinois, which was agreed to. The bill waa then read a third time and passed. COMPOUND I.NTKHC-T NOTES. Mr. Soerman, (rep.) of Ohio, called up the Compound Interest Note bill. Without act on oo the above, the Senate, at half-Past four o'clock, took a recess till half-past seven. Evsalag Session. On the reassembling of the Senate Mr. Poland moved to take up tbe resolution directing the Sergeant at-Armu to erect monuments to the memory of Senators who have died since July 4, 1881, but subsequently, by re quest, withdrew the motion. TI1B COMPOUND INTEREST NOTE BILL. The unfinished business of tbe afternoon session, which which was the Compound Interest Note bill, was taken up and, on motion of Mr Sherman, was postponed until to-morrow at one o'clock. TDK NATIONAL BANK RESERVES. Mr. Wilson gave notice of an amendment which he intends to offer to Mr. Sherman's bill, providing that everv national bank shall, at all times, have on band in lawful money of the Cuued Slates, an amount equal to twenty-live per cent of the aggregate amount of ita notes In circulation and its deposits! - niK OMMKVS aivropkiation bill. Mr. Fissbnokn, (rep.) of Me., from tho Finance Com mittee, reported the Omnibus Appropriation bill, which was ordered to be printed. rosritaeNCK committfe. On motion of Mr. Tarsmit the (Senate insisted on its amendments to the joint resolutions prohibiting any officer of the government from paying money to any one not known to have been opposed to the rebellion, Ac., and agreed to the conference committee called for by the House. FEINTING THE APPBNDIX TO THE DIPLOMATIC C0BRE8P0N DNNCE. Mr. Anthont, from the .Committee on Printing, re ported a resolution to piint the appendix to the diplo matic correspondence of 1805, wbicn was passed. PRIVATE BILIH. A number of private pension bills was passed; also a bill for tbe relief of Rear Admiral Panlding, compensat

ing him for extra expenses while in tne service abroad. ?H'KT? MARTIAL IN THE AHMT Mr. Wilson called up a bill relative to courts martial in tbe army, which was passed, and goes to tbe House. It provides as follows;? Section X?That the military commanders of the Territo rial ojkufota be, a id they h-rcbv are, invested with the same authority to convene general courts martial, to act upon their sentences and to pardon or mttigiie the ntraishmen is ad judged thereby, which li now vested in the commanders of departments and armies by the 65th and ?9Ui ol the Rules and Articles of War or otherwise. Sec. 2?That that portion of the first section of the net ap proved April IU, I80o which is known a* the tililh of the Rules aid A r times?f War be, and the same is. amended ?o that tbe same shall read, and there shall be substituted therefore aa follows:? Article fit!. Every officer commanding a regiment, bat talion, detachment, gurrls.n, lort, arsenal, barracks, post, or other place or bodf Of troops who has at ledst one commis. slotted otl.cer on duty In his command, nmy appoint for such command courtffXnartial consisting of at least one, and not more than three couimiasloued officers, out of the largest number that can bo detailed without prejudice to the ser vice, for the trial and punishment of offences not capital, and may finally pass upon the sentouces of such court: and execute the same, if approved by him; and such commander shall have the sumo authority to pardon or miti gate any punishment adjudged by a court convened by him in accordance herewith, as is vested a regimental or garrison ocsnmsndnr I<V the eighty ninth Of the Rules aud A nicies of wur; provided, however, that such commander shall In no ease detail himself upon a court martial in ac cordance with this article: aud provided further, that the jurisdiction of aueh court ami the punishment inflicted thereby shah be limited as provided in the amy-seventh of the Rules aud Articles of war. 8*c. 3. That the process for compel lug the attendance of B witness, authorised by section 25 of chapter 79 of tbe act approved March .1. 1863. to t>e issued by tbe judge advocate of a court martial or court of inquiry may be directed by the judge advocate to any commissioned officer, naming him on duty in the military department, Slate or Territory in which such court is held, or in which the witness resides or la supposed to be: audit ahull be the dntv M such ofllcer, upon receiving such pro. cess, to proceed forthwith duly to serve and execute the Mine by attaching the btaly ot the witness named therein, and to conduct him to the plaoe of trial and there deliver him into the custody of the court to be subject to its firder; and It shall be tha duty ot the commander of tlio militniy division, department or dlati let lit which the witness t? or Is lie attached, to furnish the ollioer making the attaenment with inch military force as may be accessary and pro, cr to enable him to execute the process, and to guard the witness an 1 conduct turn to the place or Mai as aforesaid, and the prop r expenses in curred by each officer in the transportation of such witness. as well as ?# statu military huce as may accoinpAny him, as also in the rmn-po tauon which may be required for the service on a summons or snhpesua. as berrinaflsr provided, shall he paid 40 such officer upon his official voucher, as In other t**es of an ofllcer travelling on duly; and any com missioned ofllcer who may lie required to serve a process of attachments* liorein provided, may also bo required 6y the Judge Advocate of a court martial or a court of Inquiry to make aervtse of a summons or subpmna for she attendance of a witness belore such court; sad la ail ossss in which such ofllcer is so required to serve a process of attachment, summons nr subpoena, it shall be bis duty to make sueh service, and to formally return the facts of such serv.ee. or in the abaenoe of a service, the rea son why the same was not naads. to the same manner as that observed in the practice of the eivUooutto of tha I'idled States In the district or state in which the servioe is made or attempted; provided, however, that If the proper com Bitniler, if any officer mny ho required as herein provided. to serve a process of attachment, summons or suhnuma. shall determine that such officer cnnnoi well he spared from his oilier d-it.es lor snob service; sueh commander may designate lu witting, endorsed upou or attached to such pro eeas. summon* or subpmos. sunt ofllcer of 1.1* command m under hU orders to act Instead of said officer; and the oi.icer so substituted shall thereupon proceed with the ser vice precisely ?< if he had been originally designated there! or. -ml- 4. i hat murder, assault and battery with an Intent to kill, manslaughter, mayhem, wounding by shooting or slab bing Willi an luteal to commit murder, robbery, arson, bur glary, rape, .Hsault and battery with an attempt to commit rape, forgery, p? i jury, false swearing, larceny and assault and battery shall be punishable bv the sentence of a general court uuirtia! when committed by persons who are in the military service of the United Mates, or are subject to tbe articles of war, and the punishment for such offences shall never fe les* than mote inflicted by the laws of the state, Icrriiory ar d.strlet In which they may have been committed Msg. 5. That the offence of drunkenness on duty, when committed by a noncommissioned officer or soldt'r, which la now punishable by the'forty-flfth article of war by cor poreal punishment only, shall hercalter bo pnnishahle at the m-rreturn of the court martial by which tbe offeuder may be tried and convicted. CATMINT OP THE PAnnC MAIL steamship company. Mr CoNNBsn called up a bill to provide for the pay ment to the Atlantic and Pacific Mail Steamship Com pany of (23,000 due them on a contract for carrying tho mail to tha Paoifio, which passed. RAH ROAD LAND I? RANTS. Mr. Howa, (rep.) of Win, caijed up a bill to grant land la aid of tbe construction of the Wisconsin aud Lake .Superior Railroad, which waa read, considered aad hud over. ' patwlnt oe chaplains. Mr. Wabe, (rep.) ot Ob-o, called up s bill to pay Samuel M. Haley $413 for sarvicee aa chaplain la tha hospital at Cleveland, which passed. nxcHANGR or public Doom an re wrra other corNTRin. Mr. Ckmwkll, (rep.) of Md., called ap a joint resolu tion to provide lor the exchange of public doenmonte of this oauntry for public documents of other countries for tbe uye of the Congressional library, which passed. THE EXTRA KOCNTT. Mr. Wilson celled ap the House bill to allow the re issue ol dischargee for use la the collection of extra bounty. An aateadaasal was offered making the provisions for additional boaaty 1m the bill of last year applicable to ?aiioni And mftnn#t Tending tha consideration of this asxeadaMnt tbe Senate adjourned. house or lonuRinm W 4Minora*, frt. 36,186T. The Heoae mat at alarm o'clook. asruar or wa fiMH anuon ou?ml la compUanoo with tba resolution adapted bp tba Houae yesterday, Mr. Waniwunin, (rap.) of IIL, awdo a report atatlaf tba program ?f *a eiamlaatlon taaUtated late tba cbargaa aa to corrupt bargaina batwera aMmbara and tba rmeHmt. It appiawt ten It that tba wbola stary waa derived from obaarratlana add* by reporter! la tea gallery, and conjectural tafbraaoaa drawn therefrom. Tbnaa waa alaa aoaaa atary aboat two paraona take want back and forth batwoaa tba Fraaldebl and certain ooaaarvatlr* member* af Oangraaa, tba ap abot of which waa that than waa ao taattmoay givan re flecting la tba leaat en the Integrity af the Fneideat area tba Integrity af mambara; than waa not tba leant knowledge obtained by tba ooumittea about tba re ported prwpoalUon af reooncUiatioa batwera tba Preei dmt and mambara. nor bad tba oommlttea any reliable expectation of obtaining auoh knowledge under clrcum aunara The committee aaked to bo diaebaigad from tba farther cotetdetation of tba autyect. The reading of the report, particularly tboao porta of Itahowing tba inability of the ootitmUlaa to dlaoorar anything imptopnr, cauaad much amnaamrat on both atdeaof tbaHdaaa. Mr. WaaTwotTi raauafeed that la view of the pramora of bodaaaa In Iba House ha would not ooenpy ray tiaaa la diacumira, ?ut would yield tba floor to bia democratle cat league on tie coanmttton. Mr. Oi/wawfcnmm (dam.) af At, jpnooaded to read nam# reiaarkajm the * object, when there waa a general imprammt of rapnbWcan mambara toward tba plaoa whore he wa* Mending, so that ana member Inquired whether the lonaa had adjourned, and Mfl^H adjourned, and Mr. Bumnma ^^^^Htbia waa a hostile raid ea *o democrat* read by Mr. Oloaabrraaar cauaad It declared that the oommlttea ? to And agly fame, bat that tba wit ? be brought ap to the mark of aootag or *u*pectlng at l other than honoraMe mod re or patrtotio object la thomi whose proceedings. they detailed. Pram ?ajebt bo ladacad to oome ant and Lotion that might bo deal red. Ittaa was than discharged from tba raaf the ?abject, sad la order to bury Hmr raourrectioa tba rote waa ea mo! ion of Mr. Went worth reoonaidered and laid on tho mi* msToaicuL rirri'a* ?on thi cahtou Mr. Halk, (rep.) of N. T., . ?ed leave to ofTar a reso lution authoriting a contract 10 bo mado with Thomas G. Kosaiter, of tho State of New York, for a historical picture to bo placed at the head o! one of tbu ground staircases of the Capitol, illustrative of the aigniug of tho constitution, tho entire expense not to exceed (126,000) which was objected to. Paywct or CLAIMS. On motion of Mr. Dehao, :rep.) of Ohio, tbn Senate amendments to the Btm ? r<solution prohioiting pay* menl of claims to any per?< a no' known to be opposed to the rebellion, and in lavoi ? of its suppression, were taken from the Speaker's tabc and acted on. Tits amendment providing lust the bill shall not hn construed as against loyal assigDiee living in loyal States of claimants when the assignment was made before March 1, 1801, was concurred in. lbe amaudmout requiring claimants to prove to lb# eatiafaction of the proper accounting officers that thev were always opposed to the rebellion, and distinctly in favor of its suppression, was uon-coucurred in. A committee of conference on the disagreeing votes wss asked. THK EXTRA COItntJtRATIO* UO.I.. Mr. Garpirld, (rep.) of Ohio, from tne Committee on Ways and Means reported back the Senate amendments to the Twenty Per Cent Compensation bill, with the amendments, including the Commissioner of Public Buildings, lamp lighters and the employes at the Execs* tive mansion, and striking out the clauee excluding treasury employes whose salary ia not fixed by law. The recommendations of the committee were agreed to and the bill goes track to the .Senate. The morning hour having been poetpon *d the bouse wont into Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union, Mr. Donnelly in tho chair, and resumed the con sideration of TUB FORTtBtCAtlO* APrttmHIATIO* BILL On motion of Mr. Hals ('.'6,000 was appropriated for Fort Montgomery at ihe outlet of Lake Cbamplalo. Mr. Ukwmin, (rep.) of Mo., suggested an appropria tion of (1,000 for the tiring of a grand salute In honor of the political victory at Georgetown. Mr. Soomslp, (rep.) of l'a., moved to strike out Ihe appropriation for the purchase of si'es for fortlfluatlons. Rejected. Mr. Ha ruing, (rep.) of 111, moved to strike out the Item of $26,000 for barracks at Wilton's Point. Adopted. Mr. May .nark, (rep.) of Tenn., moved to strike out the enacting words of the bill, being the third time the mo tion was made in committee. Adopt ad?07 to 68. the committee then rose and reported to the House us recommendation thai the enacting words be struck out. The question was taken in the House by yeas and nays, aud the action of the committee wn ogam re versed, tliojvote on striking out bo lug yeas 72, nays 79. So the bill was, under the rule, recommitted for tho sec ond time, and the House, having again resolved Itself into Committee of tho Whole, Mr. Donnelly in the chair, resumed its consideration. Mr. Li Blond, (dem.) of Ohio, moved t amendment providing that not more than half of me sums appro priated shall bo expended in the next fiscal year, which was agreed to, 84 to 68 Mr. Hrbdbrsox, (rep.) of Oregon, moved an appropri ation of (260,000 for Fort Stephens, at. the mouth of Co lumbia river, Washington Territory, wh.ch was rejoeted. The Committee rose and reported the hill and amend ment* to the House. Tho amendment striking out the paragraph for per manent platforms for cannon of large calibre, was agreed to. Tho amendment appropriating (25,000 for Fort Montgomery, at the outlet of Lake Champlain. was agreed to. The amendment striking out the paragraph for barracks at Willett's Point, New York, was agreed to. The amendment limiting the expenditure! to fifty l?>r cnt ot tho appropriation! was adopted by a vote of 88 to 49. Mr. Lawrence, (rep.) of Ohio, moved to lay the bill on the table, which was disagreed to by a vote of yeas 63, nayg 86. Tho bill was then passed. Th? IT .. ?* WW Af'AlIKMY. nV??.n?u?e Proceeded. at twenty minutes to two o clock, to the business ol the morn.ng hour- the flint iT*. ?.T'ng ?p b.Hin* lh? J'^nt reflation' report^ last week front the Committee on Naval A Hit Ire for thi ^T?'!?r,th', ST' Acad6m> "om AnnlSi? ' lue joint leeoiution direct* the rfocreUrv of the N'avv to appoint, hoard or not leas than tb?7orape.?t offlU cere to examine into all the facts connected with the "J* ?>-' A?de?y. at Ann*,o,", *?? with ti? ?ei. at Annapolis, Md. wiui the view of its removal to a locality mora Ld?an tnK' "at" l? t,'01?0veruu'e"it of the United States; alwo of r'V'T'1 "lam""ltl"n end survey of the harbors of .New liond'ju, Conn., and Newport, K. I, far the Io.r. twa 01 such Academy, and to report ail the facta and reconitncudaiions to ttte Fortieth < onvieos. h?a? j?'ul refc"'ullon s'f- S itaxrK, (rop.) of Ohio it nm.m .* SU^l't,JU:' w"'cl1 he muddied so as to make ^naiura at iMi r' appointment of aoommltte : ?f two senators and throe Jtepresenutivos to make a careful examination of all site* lor the permanent location ol the Naval Academy; the Secretary of the N'avv to detail one or more officers to assist in the investigation the nm Uot?Cdl!")jp^rt a" tUe flCtl ftu4 c?n?lu?tons to the For Hraudee^^hJrh^'1. tb? p!"<lvious d"??l<m, snd Mr. Brandegee, who had charge of the bill, yiolded half at hour to'Mr. Phelps, who Is opposed to It Mr. lHXLPa, (rep. i of ild., characterized the pro do sltion as a inoet extraordinary one, and said that in Johu so he expressed the views' of the entire po^ulS. m ' Maryland, without dietlnction or party, color. He reviewed the history of the tcmuomrv i moral during the war of the academy to NewSrt^how l jxP*rtP?00 had proved Newport to be an unlit '.5P w the unanimous opinion of tbi TZZLZSSS ,W'lU 'l. WM that Annapolis " ?iSlljIf&T f0riU ^"'?"?ht'ocaP.Tom "h, compared the two plaoes in point of salubrity of ell nrmem I r."T~? l?VIU* Ol WM UOMJ Ol Cli ot living. facility of mAiniAimnir disci #u , ' contended (hit in rttMc. to these and Nh??P?rt man) and ot offlgwot tbenyyj, support of ZTJZILZZ Tit, !f u. ? 5?^ upo'1 'he innuendo that Mary11 ZUTJft to wound, but afraid ,1*5 *!***!"> '*?*H * wound, but ZSZT pressed aZiZZ #?| r h*.?lrndH d^"?* ">? rebellion, to make that I chargo. H > suggenii'd that if the permanency of araail public institutions were to be made dependent iffi result of popular elections, those buildings should be I place on wheels and made migrating nfihira I ggr; r*5-5raJ? 3r3 r,'mo,",<1 '>?m Hrookiyn because! the city of New York did not usually enst its voteiorl the dominant party in (Jongresa orl _lir.M R L, mtsuined the substitute I otfeiod by Mr. >cheock as the fairest of all oroDoHittnml that could be made on the subject, and opposed the joint I resolution reported lrom ttie Committee on NavaJ Afltkir' I *?-**c"ntr?i or the matter in ihe hands of .he SecreuTy the Nav, who would appoint such officers on the board as would I report In favor of Annapolis; He denied that Noeuortl report in ravor of Annapolis; He denied that TTsnimnl sought to trammel this tuvesiigation in auy manner tiutl p'uVedon 'U m?nu aDd MMrtM examined aud re-1 ',lan? ' of N Y> while not desiring to have the Naval Academy removed from jRinapult* sub- I Rested .hat tr the committee In search ofpSrSnir waJ appointed it Should visit Long Island and secure as al l^Von'u,e ?&Kis?d ?? ? aSt'ffSs.VJSst ,d Mr URiM.Mixk) (rep.) of Conn., closed the debate andf said that this waa not an original proposition of' thai wTHii"**0* Affa)r*> bBl ""At the joint resolntionl hid hMB FCDOrtAf In nhmliawAa e- . ' . 'WUMOM "I*"* in otwdl^n^ m rpirim^ry^Vr the1 Houne. The original location of the Academy AMapohs, sun Incidental matter. .nd not TTp?^"I ance of any law on the subject The Secretary of the Nnvy had solemnly re< omo.ended in Ida report Tf 18? I Mr. STsram, (rep) of Pa, reminded Mr. Brandesee 1 wuJgilr "POrt ^ h*" ^ "?odM h Mr. Bnxsracn admitted that, end rem ark ad thai fhet had been stated twice daHn^Tb. drtS? TbS Co mittee onJtartl Affldre did net, in the Joint rasoiut before thAa.M, provide for ihe removal of the m-T> hi simply that dl u,. 7L? Mud! examined by a competent conimiselon and ported to the nett Congreas for its action.' That ? cowm*d Iteslf to approval of the Housa There was another do tat ta matter, late which the committee hednei^JIIla which might well be taken into cooaMeraUop X the loyally of the popelaUoa In wboee midst theAc my w* located. There had been leid on the members a printed drctitir, emsoettiur Oroni the n iS~B-i?Wg/^g?a svz SSS ZSe^iSaSSLJL6*^ to "?? w? beeew. Tlhe disloyalty tr the Ooreraer of Ma^tand and iw S tomor. had att.m^T m *3* ??*JL troeps destined !L *?!??_*? Le* wee to appear la Marrtend tw Utbild of Ah irmy the yrpnlitltt ofM in lanit fp-iAuol 01,1 ^Bor whathl^v.V?T!1^*' Jt > <*"> Mr. Brandeireel the dbdovs? 2S! r^JT" ? *TtmUlT majority ever I Mtrylsndf Oonnectlcnt than they wm fil wplled that no public Institution bad I SSfS thTSJ^- OM,,,eu-ul b^a- ^ ^dto w-Mr?lj* P*0"* tbios minutes yielded to him by of "??? ???"* I" stpressuik his BrmOmm was sffltcted with Nsw lym- 1 thebndp wutmuis oovrteooslr refilled by sutIm thei j?8S r- ^C^riiR TMedetmb > debate being cloned, the Hooee proceeded to a US? qosst on. The vote waa >nt taken on Mr ^??ek'a suhetitute, and It wae rejected. The t#te en by yeas sad nays eo the Joint reeotntbi. taken by yeae sad nays on the Joint rneototton M reported lrom the Committee on Navwl Aflhtra and it I wae rejected by a vote of 87 yeae te 10* naya _ The Bemw thee, it a qenrtor ensi three. Phnawor ef the r,rvu:rsrc.?a^'? in the chair, and proceeded te ooMtder uL ik. "?-- ttm ik. emendmente to ? ws twe rum . A propoaitioa wee mode by Mr, with the llrst read I was made, and the 1 Ihe hill oontatM one e made by Mr. Weemnut te ssfeassR tto reading promised lobe neither very interesting nof quickly accomplished. After toiue lea minutes spent in %rT^-n'. (rep-) of Vt, moved thnl the committee no that bo might move in the H-use to suspend the V < ' < thue dispense with the first reading of tho ['-i t ? committee accordingly rueo. and kr. Morrill " k * V ' "l!' "of Iowa, s>~ked Mr. Morrill what - to ,.<i ri'o ooeteniolate-l ?i-i? w'<- u,<1 ha Pro waitn. t r .. (i.Jmt'nl n Committee of the i.M?. ^uarg,. t:u committee from its fur Wf Mr \uataii icpi llt)d that no pr- w ??*? lh? bal ooii.tderXr.nd am-nded.n ?0??^Tirhlch ^mred . The vote on an pending the rulee.jro.cu^ niy8) aod Whole on the State of tho I num. Mr. Ion y lha citalr, and the clerk contluu^ the r^ ng Houaie amendments to the Tari/lh' .I' ?, I0?r arrived, ?till engaged when the hour of half partjonr arnr , and tho House took a recess till half-past seven. Evening Kesuinn. The House resumed its session at half-past seven o clock. ibvsltb wubkw* osjt.'inLD. Vr Taylor i"p ) of N. Y., from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported a bill Hiving to-Captain Wui. MaKean Ninety-second New York Volunteers, the pen sion allowed to otllcers who have lost both eyes in tha service. Head three limes and passed. run TAKirr mil. Tho House then went into Committee of the Whole on the Stale of tho li^lk.P'jWW the Clerk resumed the consideration of the Tariff bill, the cierit continuum tho reading of the Senate ' *bK h was concluded at twenty minutee pMt e^ht o dock^ Mr. Morriiathereupon roae and preseut-d an am ment to the amendment of the Senate, ^'ng , i d nature of a substitute for the whole I.llh He is^atm* | that tho substitute was in the main the samoas I from the Committee of Mays and Means, were a few alterations made?not more than twem* or fifteen-reducing rat-s slightly. as forlurtance -.n boott from thirty to twenty-five per cent He sat-Jt-bat h would consider any decisive votes that might be iflvan in tho course of considering tli* Wll as b'-'ptt oli ' ture of instructions, and It- wouid modiry hie accordingly. In other words, tho Senate amendmo.it would remain under consideration and hla substitute be nendiitk ?? ?h swenamcul to -t The oommittee roe-in -rder that Mr. Moririll might move in the House to to rimn.de all general dohate in oue minute, which motion wa sumnittod. Mr. Davis, irep.) or N. V. sugteetcd that the anend meut of tho Senate b lug tn ti-e uature of a ?ub-.iitute. it was substantially the origination by that h-sly ol n meas suro to raise revenue which was hoyund ngconeututional ri?The SpbaKKR overruled the polot of order, staling that he had no doubi that tho r-nate had the coustltlonal right to do - 4 that )f that were ov-n so tho Senate might again, when ibis bill was sent back, agree to a substitute Tor tt ana so on without end. The Si-kakkr declined to make any ruling in antici nation of what the Senate might or might not do. The question being on Mr. Morrill's motion '" close debate in one minute, Mr. Wiuwx, ^.'uken [ the veas and navs on the motiou. The vote was taken I and resulted?\Xas 73, nays 49; so all debate was termi nat-'d in ono minute. , , W),n,a The llonso again went into committee of tha who on the stalo of the Union, Mr Pomeroy m U? chair, ami resumed tlie connideratfoii of lh?' rartn bill. Mr Vorkiu, in order to avoid contusion, said he would withdraw his proposed substitute. The committee then proceeded to consider the amend ments nrouoeed by the Committee of Ways ami Means. The first amendment is to make the act take oflocl from APMr Vahu. moved to amend that by making it take effect ten davs after its passage, and argued the dcsira hle^of iu going into effect quickly in order to pro vent the market being flooded with goods in anticipation "JfiESSia...-paw ?-??waj Wnrriii showed that the bill was in competition with sci-n- o and the Improvements of the ave. The Atlantic telXgntph wu against the bill, and so was the spirit of thu[?*Mon1irs amendment was adopted, so that the bill will h<> into eff-'Ct ten days after Its passage. A considerable urne -as oe'cnpbul it. setthng the mode or proceeding w-th the bill, and nnalljr It ??> that all the anien-lments reported from the of Ways and Means should be llrut d-spotea oi, uud thon tho bill would lie open to general amendment Among the amendments thus disposed of were ^Makingtbe on cocoa and chocolate 8 cents per ??ssrstf.? - SSi;jra-saar " ya<m sanm,'bgi-ter goods, if colored, stained, "r Arinovt frum b\i to 6>i cents i?-r square yard. Adopted. ^^aSlbe duty on l-len.-icd rubrics of a eertatu class from 33H to 86 per cent ad valorem, wbioli was same, when colored, siatned. painted or printed, from 36 to 40 per cent. P-e.i cted by ^tie vote. Increasing the tax on all cotton * cents per pound. Rejected by a vote of U to 66. Reducing the Ux on ootton webbing, Ac., from 80 ing in Uie principal markets ot the country whence ex nni-t-d in.tead of at tho last port or placs. On taking thevote by lellerv on this amendment no quorum aP under the rule, directed the Clerk to oall the roll of members. One hundred and Iwenty-fonr members answered to Uwrtr uamea The voM erasjMmii taken and the amendment agreed W by a vote of 67 toTh? temmiUee then rose, having disposed of <?nly twenty of tb? 376 ameodmenis to tbcbiil report** by the Committee of Ways sad Means, and the Bouse, at a quarter before eleven o'etoek, adjourned. nut TAX aiu.?rxJSBSCTOR. ^T^e HouT proceeded to a vote on the various amasd ments on which separate votes were demanded. All the "CKiwf-Tj- ?* nay. wa. en the ameudmeol ivducing the tax oo distlllortes from $600 to $100. The vote was 67 yeas to 78 nays, to the tai Is to MTbeMSt vole token by yeea end nays on letting gas companies pay their own taxes, Instead ?f charging them to their customers, after U?e ?th of Apnl next It resulted in a rot" of yemto Mitoyj gaa c-mpanisa are supposed to pmy their own taxes aiier "ThcXmoBdmsnt agreed to iBCOmmlttoB. ?m motioo of Mr. Myers, taxiBg cigarettos, "bereots^tnd cigarsi of ? d-ecrtptiona M per thousand, was agreed to without ^ Tbe>House voted by yumi ?d eays on ? permitted to be oBered by Mr ? section about oigare above referred to and amenaiag ?s present law so that on clgm val^ to over Slater thousand the ad valorem far * twenty y?*"* be levied only on the evcem evey Jh^ Tato^ td# amnndmpttt WMM IDi^Olod bf I VOli O* W JflM M) W MjVe above?16 a thotumid eu all SUM* THE WBfTWOKTl 8IELLN6 C611ITTEE. Farcical TeralaaliM mf the IiTtMifatlM. Wabci*<:toji, Feb. 26, 18?7. Mr. Wentwortb, from Um special commute# appointed to lareetigate alleged political bargain leg between tbc President aad cartaia members or Congress, atada the following report:? Tbe committee warn la aaaaioa whan tha reaolniioaa instructing tham to report to-day weir adopted, aad a? no member bad aa opportunity to explain at that una the pragma tbo committee had made The organism Uoa of the committee was delayed In consequence of one of the orUrfnal appointees tiering been eacaasd; bat since their organisation tbey hare been aa diligent la the preeecatloa of tbetr dntlea ae tho Ieternal oT the qoea tiou pending beTora the Boon would permit They bare bad frequent awetlaga doriac the saaatoo oT the loam Indeed they bare examined witaeaaeo ae (hat at tha abort band reporters could write oat the teettmoap with a large numberef slips or newspapers before tham purporting to come from isporton la tMseiiy. Tbo ooaaaMtooonltodaoraral or eooh rtpartorn baton tbom with raTanooa to the authority for their state ment* touching tbo matter referred to them by the House Although tbeea raperto wean an srtoely at iiiianai m raporu rent from this capital MwaUyant rat that wan all denied whoa traced book. Their Srigm p substantially aa follows :-!Wnw not mom baS af Congram, anir the Sou then tohgwliaa, an called, had paid their raceat TtaM to IhM city, had beoa fraaia Intimating that Ooagranaad the Prsaldent warn about io beoorre reooaellad. Tha repertoto from their gallery noticed .woof then penmas hewtag tha meto faepdly relations with tha PraoMaal whUa the meat maaahariliia bills wen poadisg, sitting at timeo latoda the tor ed tha House, whoa they wan act entitled to de aw They saw them at other ttarn call sararal immbma IHIISigmilll , mmm ? IHIIW ??? rsrsatloas with thank This attraetod their eartodlto da aaeh aa extant that they malesd la ainrtala what it meant; aad thay learned that a prima mnllag waa beiag oalled to hear a proposition from oertaia frtaads of tee President which waa likely to eeeataato la reatertar the Ibrmcr fpeaely relations between Mae dad tha ma jority of CoBgrada And. haead on Uila faat, oonjeeturaa, wore asat not aad earieao reports mada touching the. reconstruction, not only of the Prist 11, bat atoo of hi* of the laaeaohmoat aad hatela to tha rrsaldial to oflee. The two persona .alluded to wen called hefora tha committed One of them testMtod that he hod seen the Prisldsut ae ofiea m throe tteaa per week during the imilis, la eeaee qsowee of hla position aa a reporter, aad that hie rem. tlaas wan of the meat frteadly aatura His visits Mrs principally in tha arse log The other tartidedlie hla. own friendly aad intimate reUMooe with the PreWeeei, ?ad to ha emoperatlea with the peraoa before allsdea to. Ttey had eoiaa epoe the daorof the teanimd arraaged for a panto moot lag at tha Metropolitan Club tete Thay waatod aad ooaoidsnd they had found ^Bd?? to eennty eoassrmira could, lb rough ooacort of tho Mpmtsatea of the party^^^^^^^^^^H They laxlted no democrat; lo radicals, aalhey eesuuroedparty dliPHto. The was held, bet inay lashed did aet attoad. and then t? atteadaaee wm ua will lagmaatutessihey wen ton red that the person, on-Hag toe aathorUy of tho lTssidsat. Thto they wtM not thaw do, and the mooting adtournod with tho m>demand>B|[ i Km ihpold M PthiMwiI, hi4 if winrm ov rnn pack.