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—Constitutions—The New , Tax
• - Bill—Railroad Legislation:
: Wit9HrsqToN, May 12, 1868.
iiieiliiuir' l E l DMiTi4S order rescinding the
--rule requiring the vote on impeachment to
lie taken to-day was pskostedivfillic, di
Senator CHANDLER stated his colleague,
Aide aliaaritisinotian it,
was agreed tlie Court sho s uld adjourn. till
~. le 'tail , 41?*.; ; ,- )
The Senate was ajdbui to order.
Senator DFAKE moved to adjourn until
to-morrow. •Lost; 23 tci27. . - -
Senator ;YATF23;4lloved -to, adjourn till
Friday. -r t „-, ; ( •
Senators Anthony and Eiendiielcs
posed, and Sebatbrs Drake, - MortOn and
- . Yates favoiedflte. :proposition, Which was
finally laid aside while Noxious Hoese -bills
were disposed bf. • •
After a long - disci:limb:in, and - the passage
of the District of Columbia charter bill, the
Senate adjourned at 12.50:. ., ...• ::4
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HOUSE' 'OP REPRESENTATIVES.
, ..The_SPEAKER' presented a letterfrom
Gen - . Gi - ant giving-the votes on the Consti-
AptionEi in Southern States, viz : North
- , '.Ccil'clina: for, 92,599; against, 71,820.. South
. ; Carolina: f0r,.70;758; .agiunst,•27MB. Lou.
isiana:,for, 6,4,32; tigainst,lB„739. Georgia:
' for' 89,061;- against, 71,309; Alabama: for,
69,807; against,- 1,005.-; Referred to Recen-„
struction Cinalmittee..) r.: =
, Mr. SCHENCKi frett the Committee on
Ways and Means,-reported a bill to reduce
into one act and amend the lawS relating to
internal revenue - taxes. The Interrial Rev
enue Bureau is to. ,be changed-to a depart
wept. TheCornmissioner has complete
• power to appoint - Commissioners and re
move all subordinate 'officers. The depart
ment is divided - to different divisions,
_ .with a chief -,to-,e ach.- The ; most' marked
'. ' change in the Old:ii - vi is in regard to(its
- tilled spirits, the' 'sprOVisions I -,..- ginfrd
ing against fraud being more string-
I ent„ leaving little to the ffiscre
",-tion Jof - Cotirtit , i Tlip, tax remains at
.- ' two 'dollars pergallon to be paid in all
cases at the distillery, 4r means of stamps.
1 On all ;kinds of beer the tax is one dollar.
I per barrel, snuff of all kinds forty cents
per pound; chewing tobacco, and all amok
k ing,tol*co not • mati.exc.lnsivitly of Stems,
' forty cents per pound; smoking ' tobacco
made exclusively of stems, and all makes
of refuse, - .fifty-six):,cente per. - 4ound; on
cigarettes and cigaps, and -4)11 ciesCriptions
r - 'made of tobacco or any "tither, substitute
•1 therefeii,J,ll9)„' "dhlittinitict -tiliek - fia,Wl
s iptio.2.lll3filta• ./: 41' .. ekiiatallvn;' , 11tftlil
tion, *forbidden.: Thh, tat on wines re-'
- mains about the - same as. in the old law.
There is nothing-about iron or coal. The
tax on gas is reduced from twenty-five cents
~ per 1,000 cubic feet to ten cents. The tax
a - on, refined petroleum is kept at ten cents
2 • per gallon.. Places of amusement, itraddi
' tion to two cents, • are to pad': a Specific tax
on. each performance, from two dollars to
twenty, according to its `sit ting capacity.
-There are but few alterations in the law re-',
lating to incomes, legacies and successions,
excepting they provide, for a more perfect
administration of the same. Manufactures
are exempted fro'm taxation in accordance
with the law passed several weeks ago.
' The tax:on ground. coffee. and spices , is, re
• The bill was • ordered to be printed and
recommitted, Mr. SCHENCK'giving notice
that he would-bring :it_ back VS the ',House'
within . a week or ten diiYs., i.. Two or three
' . days will be allowedlor general dineussibn,
and the ampleSt opportunity tisk amend
• - ,meat and deWe on all parts of the bill.
Mr. SCI-fBr4CIC, from the Committee 'on'
' 'Ordnance, reported a joint resolution di
, reelingthe Secretary of War to sell dam
: agedlolo4 , 1 0314/0,74)41#4, eras; Ordnance
arnfordnince stores, which; on objection,
went over till'after the morning hour. •
Mr. PRICE, from the Committee on Pit
rifle Railroad, reported a joint resolution
• to construe the provisions in the Pacific
Railrod acts regarding the use of American
iron so as to declare that_ American Iron
• ,let i etoxiiiia-fariallfiabi;abith*lialf , btirs,
bolts and spikes in laying and repairing the
road, which - named.
Mr. PRICK also reported back a substi
tute for the joint resolution introdnced
some time Om by .Mr. Wash burne, of Wis
consin, to rotilite the tariff for freight and
passengers on the Union and Central Pacific
Railroads and their branches. The substi
. 4 tote provides for a Board of Commissioners;
to consist s
,=. of i tt f %pr
tary of the inte or and ' At to rney General,
to establish annually a tariff of, prices for
freight and passenpus; provided, it shall
..;, not take effect till there obeli be - a continua
'.; one line of'"ltiniroad completed and in run
s ; several amentknegbrawpfrOffetedalr3jo-
VODE made the remark, touching the Jan
, pointment of telloait' of- Commissioners,
.: tiltat.-it,-nwpd. itkp, pe4,oe., ihe
shnuld-Lnik h beNo*. W ittotefentHl" he
wanted to charge exorbitant griVell• lie
c' could buy JthifederinineVois. iier - tlinii" he
could buy tty,,c, hundre rme bagiltried it
ons'itiaTielleril i Od4 1 14 44_ ,___ViAnd b 0
done wit the end ofas enartment.-He
kintacquiredllsome - knowledge on thenttb-'
. ject at this session. The' beads& 'deriakt;
nientkovsimitupaliasable if members of
Congress were,...and - should know ' , better
than the representati - Vea nfitikerrilit}elkat
-• the wants of the people *ere. "V' f
,14. EV 1 QT._,..,.. ler 14 4 C9v fv i a3 Sfr
- -'a —raitte ‘7OO - Wilbert 'it) ''tire Cab' . of
I yisere n got porxeply. , : - .-_, t
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t i aIi:PRICE Moved the pfilvicius q u P ll 'l ll ',
•; 'Which Watt seConded' ' l , , -,, , • ''.• : '''
Mr: PARNSWORiIPSenorien ito mini-:
- i - mit was lost-62 - against 68.
Mr. BPIN W
J4M-mniied.gto iiik the whole
ti.ubject on the table, Rejected - 88 to 61 . 1 ,
• ', ' The question *centred outholimendment
"of & WASEEKOBNE, of Indianapte strike
• - out cethttleint•resialution the proves that
it then het tiNe air=Farr, a t -T- i . '
completed .erooritt er t . 0 41 •
numb:mgtrom , oguthat i safirstm-
was adopted—Yea 76; yr 47.
The questionAseprel.purred, the arnend•
mantaffdied'hrlirr:turic, - ot Kansan, that '
. -'sthe tariffshallnek eXoo434l:dOuble , tha-sivitmt
'age ratcstharg'eff'Oni the idiffernuti 'linen:of,
railroadabetween the Niggled pUri'fineitti4l
- the - Atlantic- ocean in Alot 1 4
. St. Louis, which : was agreed to Withe i=
v) 2 ,8 013 - 88diatiAllintitilibliiiift llitinktinded, - , ,
p 76 to 87. •
Mr. CIIAXLER iltikeiVieffii'.t3 g 'ottii is,
relgilntimtreanoasbog 2; tke-attesident to ' in
- the House df all the facts, when they
1 riemeito his - Inixiwkitgef;4of feirMlleittinant
. . . • _ _
of ceOttin A meri can 'mittens' reported to
'haire been unjustly arrested, imprisoned
and flogged wkiletin pOson by. authority of
dn'offtcer - f the gobernment Of `Mexico.
The gionse l .at 3:15, went.into Committee,
'6f the'Wholetiti the State , of the and
w utd.9 l Eesge4 PY, Mr, Broomall,,of . Renna.,
in 6 . lam taitioli to`the'bill iiitrodueed some
weSt '7Ais:Ml ll O l 4sT.9 ,114. WooA
war• • test the constitutionality of acts of
1 MiinirOODWA.RDI - tuitiffunied4difliften-
Mei of rePlying at a future day., - ;
, Mr. ItUIiGFIC, referring to 'a resobiLioif
offered by him yesterday, in reference to
- the "treatment • of rebel prisoners, said'he
- could. prove by proper testimony that a
proposition had been made, by' officers of
the:Califficlerate Goiernmeitt to offitiers of
thisr Government, when Union soldiers
were -'dylng at Andersonville, Millen, and
other,So.lltheipipr-t i nea mos
the,appEaisetlvalue oft,meithepumfor thisk,
to' he 'Vitt - Yradet the 'ehlit'stiar - Or Federal
The Committee ruse; iii the' 'Floulte ad
Atiairs at Washington Yesterday—lntense
Eseitement—The - VOte Adjonrned Sat- , '
urday r —A Conviction Still Relied Upon
Senators—Trumbull Hooted at In the
• Stfeets—Brthery Boasted Of.'
- "AriFinttOiox, May 'l2; 1868.
The interest in /1:03 inl3.3seed
ings, wit) . ch tiontipmks .. .tinalati4el, filled the
galleries of. the Senate Chamber before the
'Conrt converted. The aisleS and `passagef
ways were filled with extra policemen ibr
the preservation of order. A . good many
2El,oldb:its and snestibers a the Etouisfo li•ere
on the floor in earnest , conversation during
tI IsiteliOnilDetore the Senate iviis called
to order.- A great deal - of canvassingas tothe
probable 'resultMs:Wen done since iyester
. tull 'State • delegatiOns, including all the
them,•„ - respective. latates,-, - havelvaited upon
several urtEIS donbtfurSeriaters, and in one
or two instaneest-havereceivedAssnyances
that one or more of the artieles--ge4erally
the eleventh—would be voted for by those
who were believed to be against, conviction.
The Ma agent count up this morning one
majority for conviction certain, but the ill
ness of Senator HoWard continues. Ms
physicians have declared that his life
woultbe endangered should he be brought
to the , 'lCapitol to cast his vote. It has been
deterifilned, therefore, to postpone the final
vote fOr some days, probably until Satur
day or Monday. Should Mr. Howard re
cover, the Managers are yet contident the
President's removal Will be effected.
At a-concuti of, the Republican Senators
;ink held, it was decided to postpone the
final vote until Saturday next. This will. I
There Is no abatement in the excitement
tlarp),lgnont, the city: this morning. Betting
'ls going on freely, and both Sides are confi
dent as to the.result. 'The Republicans are
still veryhoptdalr and -by, - no s; con
cede that linpettehincri t will rali t041ay.",41,-
• , unt-thieVallardimidechvs that .ifittare. l
I 1 . 1 bv-qi . K ~,' ). N. G ...i.' ,AP l l Mitga i t"- 4 4 1 tall; l4 ' :P.'tilt
,son's convicton is sane- .3y caio'ent. , ;ority,
The whole case last-,niglit -seemed. to-rest
.unontlie vote or one man, Vr.'Wllley; ,of
West Virginia. He has, however, - expresa.
ed - his intention to vote for conviction on
three or four articles, and this insures one
more than is necessary for a two-third vote,
including the vote of Senator-Wade.
Senator Ilow,rd• was taken very ill yes
terday, with the brain fever, and .was in
quite a critical condition•-during•• all-•last
rOght,and this•morning finds not much ini
prevenient in his condition. When not de
lirious he expresses a firm determination
to be carried to the Senate_Chamber today
and vote for the President's conviction.'•ilis
phYsicians, hejcie consultation thia,-rnorn
ing;,- at eleven-o'cleek ? to-decide:Whether it
would be safe topermit him ‘ to be carried to
-the Capitol. If they decido against his-go
ing, the Senate will undoubtedly pass Ed
munds' resolution tnpostpone the vote Tor
= a few'days,' or until - Howard• is abletele
; .Thefeeling against , Senators. F.essenden
and Trufithiill for their ' treachery is very
strong here. The Maine delegation in Con
gresslaeld a meeting last night and decided
46-walt-upon-Feaseticien- ..1 ..chultarand ,
demant - ithat Ito vete Ilk seieerAlurt with
the eapreseSd-tidslaes of- ;Vs State or In
his position. The Illbilebanientbdrs of n
gpress went in a body this morning9tO. e
Senator Trumbull and make the same'de
mands-Awn him. -What response, he gave
hasottradaPired 'at the time* 6f Sending
this dispatch. Trumbull was hooted at on
the r upet t c r . Ave,dinw: yitiller . retyrriling
*Om Ine se te chamber'. -
With the adjournment of the Senate until
rapidly. It is believed that the public sen-
Alive4t . ,.wjll, become so strong. by that Aime
as to ensure the snecesa of impeachment.
, ~ • • :, , , -Presidentusen
lisserts,y,st•-tabp,cr-matte_r what in
fittenetnicantought to beat *upon Senatore '
lgareilheylitrotbifuhltted id *mai l 'Eck
port the President astainst convic tion.--ii
isiftigtAthttuttfthese atbnogmtleman - shad a
priyaleinterview with:the President abOnt
ihre i r %reeks 40,, and 'pledged iheinselves
:te.i.ireiel4lllll &.4eittein - iihe frideddrinotan.
eterGarteral•tic.hofield as .Secretarypf War.
'This statement comes from „ . pie: tteLpf
siStrir&lirTlMlrcle wear - many
Sane'''' , 1,, , ., ; _Li] , -- _. ..:x...
'. The °Pinion 4 tiVeljr.pziar Ay the
Rennblican Smiaterelialt **a of men.
ey 1, 10 . b een made, , The members of the
whiekt linacWilk tbi49lo4nipethat ithey
A l iAtuspospi.,,of Awo, milliorni-ot money
.411211 ass t ten ,e* l 'l li i t - e? O IM4JI9
,entfteretkcence;.. t „ ~,- ~,., ,
' Viditieadiebibied at II:3U A. M. AS soort
p ic eg kreple.4difrotgeterallerVe
And en Web& c ondition of bie oolt o,llr.
Howard, was suohle:te'VeVent his being
• Weeellt*.eo l he AerOfore'iOied tkilt when
the Court luijimunvit t lwill helnAintlltnrdny
1tt 1 .15 1. '• .:;_"`; ri.'i,' ~1.,12,., . .....0 .; , t: ,
, el4,lr4tuuigistimetioitarese i t nttnereth
olution'tp , votetadarffee IllgrildlP 4 W . :
me gotidricktrovAtor tvwlifir.loillid :,
ler'inintion be aniended . to: . reed. oThurei
daY-'!.. Djnagreed- tn . :without calling' 'the
1 Yeeeandneye:' i r. , .• '
hir.iTiptoro moved that Ihe - Court adjourn
until Friday..-upt„,,... li . . 11 i r4l;ao , : if
Mr. Chdrlferitrinaion-td a4ourn ttlah. 1
Satimb.l**sthen sdoptranollt •
n i e l e L 4 Cr Nit , Arake,the, Senate then
49n until Saturday.t-, 43 , ~..- :-.: - Q• , ,
. wne.)oursouri.kt e i e v i a o n - ,, w anedp.ugan,
. 2 4%;U h ri r K*O'lletuittut thit-lieWitteiPr
c;olivic It on wine of the articles: on resign
hif Peel.A 4 , o P";' 4 uktkftdiinid'illae 14104.1
heshoul vote Air the President' eniVIC-:
liciri otithe-eleventkankai,„ e
The Senate asseulbTed' ntheat' r
meta ef•'''‘CtikndLekehlortonui made
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- ' INIMMINIEW - '
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tors to speak with that freedom or compo
scraliTilegialation wtilOyffp 110c49 3 14trY•
.Itla , dilderst4x4tliat4WMikfhtertendered
his resignation as Secretary of the Senate,
to take effect upon the election of his suc-
1 "' 'Xitinterchange bropihimilietv,raell ralriy
Radical Senators'and adystes ofjpipeach
m9o4o446 !he aa,lo,rm*lit,or tpi Senate,
leaves no - dbubt tut tlfartin Saturday the
,Presidept N% - ill,he cenvioted,on one or more
of the, articles. This mornillit was liho e ut,ht
that it'll:mei votea .could : e „ obtalii to
14'01'1 eeleVehtle`nitictei; htt, be
- tads% IT. Mr. Ross, who ices" been dm
sideredNery doubtful, and as manifesting a,
tendency ilia gozwit4 the friends of the Pres
ideal, e ressbd his' flint 'determination
this mor n to go for conviction on all the
articles. 'Willey also said that he should
support tliolif3cond #pd eleventh articles .°
This endures thirty eight votes on the last
article. On the first article but thirty-three
votes„can be munted_npon. , iChi. the second
article,'thirty-seven votes are set 'down - as
sure to go for supporting it. The remain
der of the articles are given up; the fight
will now beconeentratednpon the , second.,
_id eleventh articles.
The feeling pfgloom that hal spread
fliei die` City alneirliithlkiltirelriafittain
ful. It seems that many Democrats, who
were in favor of the removal of Johnson,
sincerely pity . the Republicans, but tell I
them that the members of their party never
hang together in a crisis. The reports that
I have sent you exclusively about bribes,
to-day tofbet ue. Afk: lehtison's
libquittaltaa - cost liftnielrana' his " friends
,Government .seNaral millions of
dollars.- No one denies that several Sena
tors have been bribed. The President is in
high spirits to-day, and remarked that
he would be acquitted by ten Republi
can Senators. Ho spoke - with entire._cnnfi
dence of this, and his friends are jubilant.
biortoni shernifur knl,,Wason
Irani seleeted to' watch thil-pree6ffifts to
day; and as they considered the suspected
Senators still doubtful, they moved and
carried an adjournment.
'The' adjournment destroys all (previous
calculations, and all is again rumor. Great
indignation isfelt by the friends of the
President, as they were certain ayete to-day
, Afoald'clear , I , _
NEW YORK, May 12.—The Herald is of
the opinion that the Senate will convict
Johnson after all. -If be is acquitted it will
be because the Radicals fear that they will
be worse oil with Wade than Johnson.
Thtk,WirinKsalrti theXgesitient*ill be ac
quitted, lint it will be a — hair;breadth es
The Times thinks that Mr. Johnson will
be convicted en someone artieles,
and that he will be removed, although the
defection among the Radical Senators is
quite zmarked: alltetvditorlimagines that
on the second and third articles Mr. John
son must be found guilty.
The Tribune has a dispatch from Wash
ington, dated 2:05 this morning, stating
that tlloward's - physiolans are of opinion
'that he will be able to take his seat in the
Senate to-day. Frelinghuysen is sure tof
vote for convictionon the e firat three arti
.Cles. - This will .carry Willey, also.
The Philadelphia Press says: The Re
publican party, no matter what may happen
to-day, stands defiant and hopeful. It has
survived.greater defeats. It has made great
er sacrifices than any that can be suffered or
as,ked now. The organi4agon tlud, breasted
.tke:storint. " }ff bati*ltli,
glarar.% tan Ti lit t 'tle 4...taye d. by any disaA`r
.ot this honr. The elleiteruent at the-(.4api
fel Is represented by our correspondent as
intense, but it is hardly less so tlina ttiat•.
which stirs in Philadelphia as we ,write.
Never since the war has anxiety been, ell
great, and:deep. Never have, loyal men
gathered With such solicitude and earnest
ness around the centres of news,' and our
telegrams show the scene in this city is,
only.tlie counterpart of what is, going on in"
St. LUnia,Uncititiati l lgeW - ;pirir.:andriyer
- all the great central towns. This indig
nant teen*, although raging mountain
high, Is perhaps the, ,best preparation for
'our recovery from- wbattiVer disaiter may
befall us this- morning. - will serve to
brace and nerve every loyal man. There
is no need for despondency. The vote of a
few men 'maid Senate notthe tfOrk of a
majority °ilk° fn that 'body,
and must not weaken the spirit or slacken
the energies or, the brave and true men
WhO have eitobhittered: aira 101.94,, though ,
felt here"anscllig thhlite iibliiians at'the ae
,tlAitmf ZA0 1 4!..e."*-04' 1
1) 4v. f kelit case. The DemeeraciAre 4u
Lutheran National iiirioci—Pifilt usit 3
.--' gAYIPPran9 , P,a , ;, , May 114-11W4,3•1ny
J., Cochran moved .that
~ the ~ Commit
tee on a German newspaper act in coolona
titiiiiiiib thii 7, iliuthiarti bbsiiiikhi l
tion," for tbe.publioictionof a German pa
per in the Interests , of the General Synod,
't' ‘but, a ft er some interesting deba e,'lle with
drew the , tritionparidgßtitrlifft fititiken
burg, of Pittsburgh r tnoved„.putt. the "Lu
theran 'GMelver Assoblatleinw he, request
-0040 act irteonjunctiouivith the ( Publica
tion Committee for its publication. Agreed
_,/ 1 . 19 r
Rev. Dr. Brown, Pr, CliO*AillifaltiAti;the
Committee on the alaputo between the East
Pennsylvania Sypod. And the Franckean
SyntiliFaidal the-kestdratou ,of Archibald
NViciting by the Manche= Symd,itfter he
hildbeen deposed froth - the ministry by the
East Pennsylvania Synod, madesaireport
admitting Mr. Wieting, and recommendtng
a new rule that Christian oo.artes,y between
brethren Mid theisyndd, AB Vidi aft' ticalesi
astical order, and the rococo and harmony of
the ChurchrreolixecUAp that district wn
ods shall duly rectigilliti ehblibther's official
Rev. Di.waits.,,o Cinch nati,ealled the
previous queoticko v im4Alie F i tommittee's re
port was adopted:" .7. • - _
_.:.,Rev.. F. A„ Strobel, of ilieWf•Xork, • , oirered
it series of resolutions in favor of the -
fen A btory,witerewilice _lbw , ogin
Del!. Joel 841ixta, of Ciaohinatt. iffeiOd'a
resolution for thit.oppolutrnent of t h ree del4
egates'froin tile General Synder to the Na. .
t1)081g talperalp3 Corrittiont in 4•
laud ntthe 29th of janext. A',
and: Rev. Drs , Swartzo oCfneitnatfV a
her, of Ohio and Pohlrum, of Now k;
were aelo4d aik,delwattpo, AudiPra. Good
lin, 4if• Mk* thlirMar, • ofetWitylvania,
antl Albert, of Philadelphia, were seleotlid
ex alternatel. . - - '
Cincinnati,v i redothMl 0
next meetitivi o Gen .ti
Rev. Dr,-,Dlehl, of Zdarylautt - tnoved t at
Motion of theme:at .Convention be Thurs.
day• MAy A 14,./ VA •. . , yf
nevi, 71 womf, of Tennoy vama, moved
O . aer4 by t tivag , thwtime,,in•l97o,l-being
tha,Wh leer of , titO General, Synod. , r +. I J
i - Pelfdirig_distrust!inTitA o o,Yo4,kiitAtlitigd,
fill2o , oloex r. ' 3 1 .
1.14, r 4 - 4 ' iritia 'AO 7
~., At0.1 . 1 . 74.P4A 14 0:1 1 k 4 4 44 ,0444t0Y.
IllY l ketifi riP l4 490. 1 , 1 RtiMilailentea
omAKA . Fl44 4g„,,,,towroduetion of twenty
•,, ,4 AA. ,t 4 .1 ' , IN% . 1 0/4 . I S .r. a .
rangennterntilikrylott Case, ok,c.
[By Telegraph to the Pittsburgh Gazette.l
FORNEWS - WIGNATION.
Coienel,F,nrney has tenderekhislesigna- -
tion StieretarY s 'of di:3 Senate,' • :I,:e
effect upon the election of a successor. His
let pp. to c4i;spffect vas placed in o t,he 'hands.
ofttenittbili r ide last niglit.l TlieTrincipal
reason for this course is, as he privately as
sert 4 to tiffs friends, that he may not be re
strained bfkit °Vial rxiiiddri from com
mentiniconrAyas coufge.A Atepublican Sen
ators wiloVe not sustain theconviction of
MILITARY ASSISTANCE ASKED.
The United States Marshal for St: Louis
}has applied,. thrpugh the ,, Commissioner of
Internal Reirenue Bureau,' - fOf a fOree, of
cavalry to assist in arresting distillers en
gaged in violation of the tax laws. -
..n* the week ending on the IVth
two hundred and forty patentS will be 'is,
sued :ifrom the . Patent . Office. • During the .
past week,two - hundred and fifty-four ap
plications one hundred and three
caveats ware filed.
The Posikiffice Department has restored
the New York, Philadelphia, and New
Orleans mails, reeentlyforwarded via Louis
ville, to tliV,Knosville route.,
.S.VOIIT OF CLANS.
The Court of Claims has . :adjourtled till
the first Monday in June. 'Judge Nott has
Irielmtime'teen empowered to proceed to
fAarlestoiNnd Savannah with a view to
verify the depositions of witnesses in the
DAY 6\- FASTIIO AND-PRAYER..
!:.4".The Geogial Contbrence of Zion Colored
.C.hurch hat; appointed Friday as a'day of
fasting and prayerlo God tb aid the Senate
txbgive a -N„ . .erdict. In aid Of suffering hu-•
iSE 01$ MIRRATT.
" - the case of JohrOl. Suriitt came up in
Gaut to-day but wits contirmed until the
le torm:a , A motion was-made tdnileaser
the prisonenon bail , which will be 'argued.
:::::: 4 DONNELIor-wAsnisußNE imnrtoutlo.
- The Committee to investigate the:Don
ifelly-Wasbnurne charges willireport„, that
Ws letter Wits unfounded, and heyairould
reVommend the expulsion of th lattO, but
fbr the factthat Donnelly's , :speech ohms so
spocriWarato Col. Nifioy, has" resigne*
as Seerenuf of tho Senate, objection hav
ing been made to his editorial comments
on the mune of Senators in- reference to
szplAron ItOW A RD'S ILI.t
A . skiee'ial eaysiSeti,,ittor liowariYs illness
is brain fever., , ,
'-' I kINKW YORK
(By TylForaph s toiittr ilttsbiirth Gazettc.3
.<~-, T3iIihT.BiSU~BAN • Io}a9NKTIiUCTIO .Y.,.,.
ih an -editorial on reconstruction says:
'a.A. - itit:l4vAit Oh: t§iiliit* JO ;Ile& i he t re
turning prodigals in a gfmerons, trustful,
~ , cuoililialaryilipiriatAllach . returning State
s9nP-11flaa41! - ra -, c it tze r4 4 vli e s ap olitical
digatiiiitits4l4Wr443jtotaive removed. In
stead of :passing: specitfp'bills, wa:: entreat
thei*ptiblieen,MVoiitY to:liimii and enact
• one . general ebstw.; ehimsivemeasnre, which
shall ' ll 4l:fik i "-:.`o.rtti , lt,eitistirishifo' and, all
-has , sn ed"theliolley 'of ,Corigiiiss i ier
who ;take sneatimr - or before the 4th •
day ofJalymeit , that Its , irtlithendeforth af
-1 'Xii# l := 6, .lE -31 .Ticel 'gel :00rAvia,;r0Attied
lequillly rit'a 1 • whether made such
lu t s‘
I P.7.lt4r,th or bv' nat rioim•r;:: , ., 2 ,i,', ,
„..,,,,. : 4.,.. 4 46 E! ~, i i i i.m , ? . virt74 ,... E; ..,,,
i'' ThelliShibief tree trise had. Ai *leaport
anilio' hiericilei. LitoWiPtiAtto l *dpresenta- -
- iiiii fteiii iliiiii'lLige'cities were prejent..
Resolutions were adophitildWalitti* Wee
trade,pli ii, WitWooopoppipone4gqtre and a
moral talifigiolathe payment
of the Natio* Albt r Arkspeclei and protect
ing against any ittemptio burden the peo
.W.avitti aritzportion e te* the Confederate.
. I% ,
• - 7 1 1 RTROPolu, 1 4,-‘
• cr. be. - nly,..brth l 4 - FeurtElitternal
stant* Rlstß tl waii , arrested at the in
at• 4 vein she entplorof the
secret se rffice f hatlWlErantillhanit Com
mittee, charged Witltperiury.
/ gtomultiAat:- . )
Alfred 1 7 V.,:.0vin long Chief Engineer
of the • eatiltgialitgt4 ,l/epartneutt, has re
signed rod bisuccoded by Gen. George S.
Bergirrien's 'Hotel" at ress Rill as
090; sr aa
destroye llt d OriAlirsth • Lo se ,-
(lit Teiegraph 'Pitted:lama Gazette.]
PAN Flt/tagirigf; Ifiettacity or
fceinl24CLAR "49,,,r q.
--- a tt
''• ' _
illunitbstaiiiiilNS %lea°, Ohio.
My Telegraph to 01011101104111 ISAAC* x , )
Tout_ [ Do 911i0 ~,,. , v g . . (iodate: Pei'
eight di l / 4 1111456 • t. - . 1 '• - '' • this eity t
th kinfieretaw . AliswootrAo44_2: o l 4 2 l
'e'olll6 tz WVXPIO. --T i
On:Onion.. • ,-
FROM • EUROPE.,
[Ey Telegraph to the, Pittsburgh. Gazette.)
IRISH CHURCH QUESTION.
iiINDOI , 4 May 12.—The morninz ASTandard
says the Queen will take no . part in the non
test of the House of Commons on the Irish
Church, and her reply to Mr. Gladstone's
address is.sure to.be favorable. •
• REPLY Fliolir TEE QUEEN. -
ip the House ..of. Commons this evening
the reply pf the Queen to the. petition of the.
House, based on Mr. Gladeltone's third res
olution, 'Was announced.' The Queen 'Says
she desires that her. interest' in - the tempo
ralities of the Irtsh church, will ;. tibt in any
way hinder Paillarrientary_legislation on
that subject.' - • • • • - •
Mr. Gladstone wi11,. - to-morrow; 'bring in
a bill to suspend, for , the, present, ,the ruak-_
ing of additional appointments in the Trish
• Church. • ' ' r"
DUBLIN, May 12.—Nugenti one of the
Jacmel party, has, at last, been released
FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL.
„Le:9),mq, May 12 Zycning.—Csayels
bidie at 94%@94X for, money; 92%®93 for
aekielintreix div.• ' fiie-twenties, 70g@70%;
Illinois Central, 94%; Erie, 423 g.
FRANIIPORT, May 12—Evpning.—Fiye
twenty bonds, 75%. •
PARIS, May 2—Euening.--Bourse firmer;
rents, 67f. 45c.
ANTWERP, May 12—Evening.—Petroleum
closed dull at 43%f. _ ,
LIVERPOOL, May 12.—Erening:—Cotton
closed steadier, sales 6,004 bales, some busi
ness, to arrive; last sales being at 18%, clos
fne prices for middling uplands, 1174a12;
Orleans,-12 1 4a12 1 / 1. Manchester market for
yarns, and fabrics, dull; breadstull's closed
quiet and steady. Cern, 385 3d@3Bs, 6d.
Wheat, 15s, Bd, for Calilbrath ands
14s, 3d, for No. 2 red western. - Western
Barley, 535, 6d. Oats, 4s. Peas, 475. Flour,
66s,'3d ' . Pnw l sions: Beef, 114 s: Pork, 83s,
sd. -4.ard, 675: Cheese,. 555.\ Bacon 495.
Produce: refined Petroleum, Is, 4s. Spirits
Auadrennial Conference of the Methodist
(By Telegraphito the Pittsburgh Gazette.) '
CntoAeolMay 22.—Conferen*ce met at the
usual hour. Alter the read ng of the jour
nal Rev. J.
.13aume ' woe gr a nted leave to
change his vote ton the admission of the
Southern delegates from nil, to aye.
The Secretary callealhe r Rol absentees
and twelve members voted aye who were
not present yesterday. _
The Chair announced, the Special Com
mittee on Credentials of Southern Dele
Rev. W. Young, of
ed a memorial for change of discipline in
regard to the reception of children into
the church. Referred. •
Dr. Lowry„, ofCincinnati submitted a
' plan for the introduction,pf L ay Delegations.
Referred. . . , . ..
-.4 - i '-• Mr , CreaTY, of ;Baltimore, 'offered a.
-. bte andr utie tivoSmila
„. .. >::. tan' , , tys , aff - a
- 4I st6M - ranor sein e Mt - or
. 0 fallen-heroes who were members of the
-'-' The Coinmittee . on credentials of dele
gates from southern conferences, through
Dr. Peck, reported the credentials correct
and recommended the ithmediate admis
sion of the delegates, whose names are
John W. Falley, James - Davie,' John W.
Garborough, Thomas H. Pearine, W. C.
Dailey,John P. Menmaul T. W..Derris,
David Rutledge, Joseph 'Welch, John S.
Mitchell and Benjamin Brown. ,
Rev. I. C. Murphy, of Philadelphia, took
the floor in -opposition to the adoption of
the report, and proceeded amid much in
terruption and loud calls of ' , vote,” !'vote,"
until compelled to desist. -
The report was adopted tinder the opera
tion of the ,previous,_ question--ayes: .205,
nays 19- The nays. were: Messrs. Blake,
Brown, Bruce, (of Kentucky.)Castle Cun
ningham, Edwards, Ferrya, Foster, Fiance,
Pray, Kennedy, ,Lanahan, McComb, Mur
phy. Patterion, Prose Porter, (of New
England,) Slyer and Smith, of Philadelphia.
Democracy., in Convention ,—The - Rama
- , struction Convention. .
till' Telegraph to the PlitabroiltGazette.j I ..,
• .7AcKsort, lifise:,llfay•ll:.- , The Democratic
'COnvention • organized' to-day:' One bun- -
dred and fifty delegates irdre present, and .
,several hundred i3tranitero.- Entire harmo
ny provaiLe. A committee,appointed - to •re
commend o, system-of , action. reported
'through titbit. chiiirindri;Mr: E. ilarhs,dele, •
that nominations fer" State - offices be Mliae -
with .a view to,dofent,theConatituthiri; with
regardto the -tesk, ,preocribecl - ,•in, the
preserit'• Censtitutiiin - Of3lissiseappf and of
.the United Statis.) The - noonunittedf-nlso
recommendnAhorougb; system of organ
, liation. . , ~ , • , • r
- . v -, :inttinf• . os . iiititutiOnd' CO Xiiiin'tion, to-dat
and ordinance was passed dasiUnating .Tnne
23 Ibrittie election-for -ratification tif the
1, ooristitution. An ordirbMce protriding that
csodidates who May lid, elected and - cannot
tahe tbe oath shall give place to the candi
_dates ,receiving -,the next,bigiurat;\ in:umber
OrvSteS and cautalte the oath, MO dopted.
XauY,;;Elelegatlon tin: - Chicagw-S ,- ~ boat
Business ,on the Mlasoart•Ahultau Dore.
• illations. • '
rity Tentiatra to the Pittibittscia Chadic :3 ' , I
Sr. Louts, May lb.—A :large , delegation.
of ; Methodist Laynieurleft heree .to day for
, . _ .
tlzioago to: tattendothattaytiOnta ,
, ttan, .
~* to be'liiala:Weici, e n*Uni , o6 l witti'o lo
Mettaloitist,Motortinae, now'•ui aettdciPL'
, ThirWitiltotatetitners have left his' fart
for R_Ort?lttattoe, Montina,lalitee - Malthilat,
hauler rOO , Stavtannit,,Latf one. for t . Fort '
BullY4u4 yrall:huagn.t,,,: .i u -••ei. • ri - rrli
s lees froUl ,Mantis l4')l4444: ,1340,,
bit,' liesie.4o,yeA u , - .07 4 .. 1 4044 .- 1 / 1 -
1 . 10 over f s. 0" hunwed ..• ;a .. .
,! :orrkl "
ffitgoi tialt . lol44o,o*" . OlOttlol, - ,are, cur
ifig and.(ir g ani g ., . it ? I 'W 4 A 4 ; 44 * -1 -
.3. , ,,, -,,', .:,. I.‘ •-••,- .:,....„ - • 0.--- .l " , • 1 - .-, '
The coluatauriminers, pitertatiii* ,, ,,ii.
--iliasastikuessl ,)F‘ in
uly.Teles - n44 u4i - e - iii *ifti6lo. i . .3
. (arr.4AWrileivaiit' •i l ikaittiiiiiii, lleyr
ernment' Mt treeletve4 Intianttlety. ter
sPecting4ll.3sl"" = " a l E
,Iciu 4 , 44tettfts the , .
gi r 1 it, o re4T4l:olLiii
-o.l.slff i lYt. , 013Pli, arty
II 0 -l as
:tigir•W • : igarKivei t ti • : M4 6411.
aistiffilefrOtd !!'l-404".,111134-1., ,9q81.6`1
,t-•) ~, or. am bib
*hit -- t teuaktivitheruhlihalintke
but ita purport will notbuilllOwe i th -
vire thr some days: Devaceolmi num&
further eatiturea of Feeleo, perm: - 1
Monthly Maitiug•of the Central Board of
EdueatiOn--atepOrtaL:-YNCA•nvied for the
Busying Year. - • [:1
A regular monthly meeting! of the Cen
tral Board of Education was 'held in the
rooms of the Board at the korner of ;Wood
and Sixth streets, Tuesday, the 12th inst.,
at two o'clock-A- at:
Members , present Messrs.;; Anderson,
Covert, Craig, Getty, 'Hari:lion Mays, Mc-
Auley, Nobbs, Sergeant, Wilsey', and presi
dent Brush. • '
'The • minutes of the: preceding • meeting
were read a:A approved. , . •
The Secretary thenread the;report of the
Principal of the High School;; from which
it appeart that the total attehdancesince
the last report was 112;average attendance
101. The report recommendic that the ex
amination of pupils •for admission to the •
High School - be held on Mond.iy and Tues
day,Jnne 22d and 23d. . 1 . •
• On- motion of Mr. licAulty the report
received and filed, and the recornmen
dation as to the examination ofteacilers was
'The report 'Of the principal - of the colored
schools was read, anol,
.ort. "notion, received
and filed. ; h
- Mr. Aiken, of Liberty, was; on motion.
admitted as a member of the '*oard:
- The report of the:Secretitry,Was read and
The Secretary read a cOhimunicalion
irom the Boardof the TentfirWard;request
fng thst,election of Mr; John4bchse es ool
lector of school tax for said ward. _
Mr. Anderson moved that Mr. Ophse be
elected collector. • --
Mr, Eberle_ was also placed ha nenfina- •
A vote was then taken, whi6irresUlted' in
theelectiarof Mr. Ochse braryotetif eight
to three. -j:
On motion of - Mr. AndersoMMr. William
Wiley was elected collector of schoial taxes
for•Peebles township., i(! • -
The _report of the collector of the Sixth
wad'of lost was presented, and on
motion of Mr. McAuley was , referred to the
member of the Sixth ward for examination.
On notion David Aiken was elected col- ,
lector of school taxes for Libertytownship. •
On motion of Mr. HarrisontJohn Maguire
was elected collector of school, taxes for •
Pitt township. Mr.
Nobbs, 'of the Committee oh Text
Books submitted the following report:
Resolved, That Burtt's Grammar Dean's
series of Arithmetics, Interme
diate and Primary Geographies, Goodrieh's
Pictorial History of the United Statesi, OS
good's Readers and Speller oinnSon's
new Elementary Algebra' rand'. B Weretent
Dictionaries. be adopted ,as text' books , for
yard schools during the ensiling year.,• )
W Resolved, That the principals of the sev
eral 'schools' be authorized 'and 'reconar
mended' to form classes in Mitchell's Fhysi••
cal Geog,Tahy. 1 , 1 •
Mr. Mays moved the adoption of the res
Considerable discussion ensued in rela
tion to the report, as there! appears to, be
considerable dissatisfaction; "with some of
the books recommended, ;1 ; --
A communication from Mr.,Burtt
on to his grammar was' read, in which a
states that the revised editien - oTbiS work
...was in the hands of the publistar and would
sv_be rni rei
r. • igad ftv
ed the rePort•Waird be so
amended ~t erellevoltilr rti r eal
from thenecessity-,of changing the
now in use there, sme off' which were not
named in the renal,: ';'
Mr. Wilma" 'moved -the substitution , ' of
Clark's, Grammar instead Of Burtt's. The
amendment was lost. I C '
,The resolutions were. then
On, motion of . Mr. Moksiley the Board
then proceeded to levy a tax for theensu•
in year. ,
After considerable discussion the tax was
levied_at eight mills by a nnanimous Note.
The-Secretarywas ordered to secure a
_room for the City Superintendent. '• ' - -
On motion of Mr. Covert,it was resolved
that the teachers througheut the -consoli
dated city shall receive the same salaries
for the month of June' they are now re
ceiving, and that the same :
The Secretary was instructed to have
blank reports prepared for the: sebools to_
report to the Central Board;' ,. , • • it' 'ls •
The following .bills were ..presented and
ordered to be paid.. '
Thomas B. Cook, 899e4efiLW. D. Ketten
berg, $4; Hugh 80ice,41.9, 1 554 F. C• . ,lgegley,
foecoal, - - .
On inotionlhe meeting , i adjourned' -till 3
o'clock r. x. on the second Tuesday of June.
- TSE COURTS.
" District CoUrt--.ltidg: HatoPten; ' '
In the case of the ticitterfi' or - fife' steam
tug Mary DaVagti vs. 9i ittiltere'pniVi
ously reported; the JuiYiulinit ler- plaintiff
in theinim:oflsl.so.,,[ ;= • i
SQI4 411.4 4 :45r5.
The Middleton Oil Carnpany., 390 An
action.o a Boo'ktieeteint; lS~r
ed, the retnparryw. On.briaL),ll i
A motion for, a „I:low a :trial, Bras madn, ,1:)y
defendant's 'counsel', is the case. of:Cli3aripg
vs. Millingar.', The'rciliedits Rived-for the
motion, were that: the Lverdiet, was: against
the charge of the Ceurtrthat the ku7 erred
in'not •allowing - for; Medluidant's• ez
penees,,and.third_thet‘ the [l,42rdipt, was op
In the ense'of F'iilton do 'vs I~liic~~ileton
previously = reyiprted, the *Jury
found for plaintiff, subject to opiniottoof
Court on questions of laW,i,ellerved,.,
The case of - Jain& IdeClisrg Rio. Peek
was next, takeniup:::Thl233tterta inition%ibr
rent. Verdict fOr,:plebt , F 111,t12qpigNof
Ix 0 1 14(01:
in this case loaned defendant in July; lifiL
oßel.t , hotlsand,d ol l l FB eV/N0.40 1 to.llarrY
oh me wink 'id Wtiie if neWas' _en_
totrodi i'Verdiettorplantiltrint 51,041144
• .ON'', Irw in
. ah.r4ileghekkVi r ikiipy
C43r11 4 1111 14.
54110etineut.• for 1 11 ' b et
to opinion of the Court ori prints.
W-sLaltivq2,4F 4ll3 ' Pelt:kt-A ft er
the' juky ma - zi isvirornAtioAtitary Iva;
ama ibtulaiaaa' Amu* fitid thOrtselwas
' LII 6 14 gerV/410 1. 4/f i k.. a' •n'
u- , 4,1160
th - ."4 •
n'grilii4 abh, lnhlent