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   New York Times, The (Newspaper) - February 15, 1877, New York, New York                               VOL. XXVI.......JSTO. 7S33. NEW-YOKK, THURSDAY, FEBEUAKY 15, 1877. PEIOE FOUR OEXTS. WASHINGTON. ORLGOX TKAXSJCTIONS TR VTOR3 OF THE "GOBBLE" DIS- PA.TCU DECIPHER THE OTHER TELEGIMMS THE PKICE OFFKRhD FOR A IU.PUBMCKN ELECTOlt THE "GOVERNOR ALL WITHOUT RE- WAFID CONTINGENT FKF.3 IN'CRK- MVHLK SLIGHTLY" THE MUNLFICBNT REWARD PKOMIiED BY TILDEN. WASHINGTON-, Feb. 14. The Senate Com- rnittee on Privileges ami Elections were in session uutil a very lato hour this eveDintc. occupied vnth tho eiarnination of Altrcd 13. Hintumi anil A. Shaw, of Detroit, MicL., have hail bminoaa trans- actions with J. II X. Patrick, of Omahn, Neb., anil who cominimicatcd with htm by telegraph in cipher for some years past. 'Iho key to tho cipher used by thoui is the Household Kiiglisb. Dictionary, and by the aid of this key tlio following translations ot jipher dispatches relntive to tho Oregon Elec- toral case wero made. PORTLAND Xov. 23. W T Ftlton. .Vo 15 Gramercy Park. York Certificate will briaaueil to oue Democrit. parchMB a Republican Elector to recocnizc and act wuh Detnitcncs and secnro the voto and prevent trouble. D-poitt 110 to my cicdil aitti KJOQIZO Biotnert, Wall atruot. Aoswer. .1 U N PATRICK. I fn.lv indorse this. JAMES K KEI.LLV 1'OKTH.Ml 30 f? T Ao 15 GramTfj i'arL. (lovornur all njhL WUQUUC ruvird. Will tamo Tacailay Ihn a aecrot. K-i.utilicjna if cfrtinc.Ue tt> icuoro Domocrjts anil till vicaccv, autl thin del', at ac tioo of G >vornor Ouu E'fi-ior must be pail to rfCocMio D- raucrat, to tecare icajnnty Huve emuli tbne eilnor oi only Kepiiolii.au piixr aa ono lawvir fre, W.OOO Will lako to.OOO for can mint mont-y t ma fee Pul >amrUiy K liv ind acC CominuuiiM o with taeui iluat promptly. POBTLAND Dec 2. ff T. I-tUin. .Yo U Park Linpo-3iblo to COQVOIIB Legislature P left before loltreraph arrive-l. Can t araiv the eicht deposit, D LDOU. 113 [.ibr rev strtet, to ord-r Cu n i. Lidd. Silcru M 131 lave it lloudaj- "an't undt rstiiid laucbiblo Everoll II'injB las', roar ttlecT.m, K f ir P PonTLANO 3. W T Pelton. 15 Gramcrnj York P will IH. ii G'jnJ Unit i. tau incioCj Monday Be S.ili L-ike ihrte Ibertabou to bor mouov on my mJtviiluil rcaponsioility, ID mist foa taa roDiaci- :t K. Xcw Yeas, NOT 20 J n y. I'a'rulc rortlxnd. Ortyoii. "So. u on irilt Governor decide certificate Ct mjk? ou.ifat.oj COD nn in Karen 1'caubad.uaand incremable alichtl if rje- ine certain lobbyists and menbere of Coucrcsa, and in subsidizinc; certain nowspapora and correspondents to puff tho Board ol Publio Works. Ho objootod to tlio expenditure, nad ithaa bccomothe subject of litigation between them. Therefore, Taylor appears boforo tho Committee, and produces what he a cnsh- liaok, containing certain memoranda as to tho payment of monoj. Tho book was doposited tho couituittoo to-day and Filbert sitm- moued to appear to-morrow and produce his check-book to verity thn story of tho cash- book. It is claimed that this book, now in tho hands ol the committee, shows payments ot to ox-Congressman Charles A. El- dreilce, nf Wisconsin, ami Woodward, of IVnnsi Ivania, nnd to U. Harmor. ot Pcnu- syhauin. Woodward and Eldrodgo aro Democrats nutl Ilarni'T is a Uopublman. It is also snid that tho names of Col. J. W. Forney, D. C. Forney, and a newspaper eoirespondent now deceased, are rccoitled as having receivod certain sums. What cinlauations Mr. Filbert's stubs nnd chock-book may of these en- tries will bo seen to-morrow, and whether they ncro legitmiato businoas transactions or not remains to bo explained. Mr. Glover thinks ho is on tho track ot something very interest- ing and important, nnd therefore the cash-book presented to-dav has been carefully cruardcd, and wheu Air. Filbert appears to-morrow tho whole nuno is to bo exploded. J.EW YOBK. Deo. 1 7 U V Pi'ncl Cial sou irQil and conTens Leijislatarw bj Tuesday and elect Electors, iary eiuense lUi be paid. proceedioijs in jtber StaUe telerrapbed you. C insult GoTeruor led Senator Answer. f gignaturt 1 SA.N Dec. 6. Eon. Ja met S Scllttj Ttie as directed no tecbuii-jjity prevent wtnrnnf. Cse voar Qi on. i TOBK. Dec. 3. Jtrmtt E UeniLoElt so ah part. You anall be rc- Dt> nol fall. All imp irtant. Aavlse progress. fN'o SALEJI Ori-con, Dec. 5. W 1 Pelian .Vo 13 Gfmercy York: Can't TI a ueponii tbe eight, Charles Dimond. jab- 'act tbe o-dsr Lidn i SuJrmt t cet u inev liere masr it We Int'sdar. Tetozripa V.w will fall. DOCTRINAL. THE XORIEUSD FLORIDA CASE. STILL EN'GVGFD IN THE FOST- I X PCJRMAX SOLD AND DELIVKKKI) R! ACTIV- ITY OF DUDLEY FIELD ABOU.ND THE COKrSE HE A BAD NESS. Seffial DitvalrA to (Vi .Vfic-Turt Tlm't. WASHINGTOV, Fob. In tho House to- ay tlio djscusiinn of tho report, ot the Florida nvestigatinc Committee waa continued, oc- jupvinc most of tho sesaion. Upon ua cnnclu- lion, the resolution reported by the majority >f the committee, dcclanne the Tilden Electors JD have been legally chosi n. was adopted by a ;art> vote. Purman. of Florida, ratified his sarsain with tho Democracy by voting tho David Dudlov Field is kept busv s Between tho Electoral Coruraisn on and tho over which Proctor Knott waa ap- pointed to preside. Field continues bis exami- nations of witnesses when, noc attending tho of the Electoral Commission, but for what purpose ho persists in taking testimony is no: apparent. To-day a number of witnesses were examined, but nothing material was developed, except in tho caao of Green, who was Assistant Secretary to the Louisiana Returami Board, and who Littiefield testified was present when ho mido tho alteritions m tho Vtrnou Parish returns, and Heard Wells .ssuo instructions to m-ike, tha altor- jOons. Green waa not a good viit- for Field. Ho testiflod that he dul not bear Wolls such to Lutk-field did not seo Littiefield making al- tenilioQs. and knew nothing about any Iraudu- lent or irregular transactions on tho part of tbo Rcturnmii Board or its officers in connec- tion witn the cauvoas and return of the vote of DEMOCRATIC DISCOVERT. GLOVEB'S COMMIITEE INVESTIGATING VARIOUS DISTRICT SCAXDALS AN AL- LEGED BIUBKRY OF CONGRESSMEN BY A FIRM OF CONrRACTOHS TWO DEMO- CRATS IMPLICATED. Sorevil In 11- .VeJj-Tor'i Ti-nti. WASHINGTON, Fob. 14 Mr. Glover's ieal Estate Pool Comuiitteo, which has author- ity to investigate universally, is again at woik ;onductiug somo halt-a-dozeu investigations aito District of Columbia, as well as other affairs. To-day they had tho most interesting meeting of the present session. Col. William A. Cook, an attorney here, was before the com- mittee for soiue time, and was crammed upon every conceivable subject of scandal in and about the District. There waa little of inter- est and nothinc of importance in his testimo- ny. He was followed by Mr. Taylor, of tbe late firm of Taylor Fil- bert, who were large contractors nnder tbe late Board of Public Works. This firm did several hundred tnsusand dollars worth of and when they came to cloae up the business el the firm. Mr. Taylor claims that there waa ever between the partners. It was claimed by Filbert, so Taylor lays, tad, been expended la feo- TI1E PACIFIC RAILROADS. THE SINKING FUND DHL CONSIDERED IN THK BOOTH DENOUNCI'S THK LOBI1Y, AND SUCCKKOS IN DEFEAT- ING IIS SCHEMES rOlC TIIL AT L .sprew: DlspateA to til; York Tlm-i. WASHINGTON, Feb. bill provid- ing for tho establishment ot   2Cth lust. A CONSPIRACY kXPOSKD. CLAIM AGENTS DErKCTKD IS COLLECTING UNCLAIMED INTEREST ON REGISTERED CLKKK IN THE FIRST ATJDI- TOfl'S OFFICE IN LKAGUG WITH THE 6WISDI KR9. sprrtoJ DuvateS to !few fart Tfm'i. WASHINGTON, Feb. short time ago tlio eiirtenco of a conspiracy among certain Now-York lawyers and Treasury for tho purpose of collecting unclaimed iLteroston registered bonds, was in THE TIMES Tho atten- tion of Secretary Morrill havinc boon directed to ibo matter ho at once look stops to ferret out tbo euiliv par Tho case was pl.icoJ ID charge of B Moore, Supervulnjt Special Acent, who detailed W. U. Tiinmons. of tbat division, to con- duct tho Invalidation. Mr. Tiinmona proceed- ed to New-York and after two wtekV libor obtained a clue which enabled him to fasten guilt upon a prominent claim acent in that city. This claim agent waa discovered to bo in frcqnont correspondence with Thomas G. IJouelnas. a clerk m tho Fliat Audi- tor's office, and further luvcttication developed the fact thai Uonglass bas been in tho habit of furcUhtng information from tho records of :bo department upon which tho claim agent operated, the collection of unclaimed interest thus fraudulently made being divided botwoou him ana Douc ass. wjs arrested tbLa uviniug at big borne ID this city b; Mr. Tunmona, and tho arrest ol hU New-York accomplice has been or- It is bellevi-d from certain evtduucn in the possession ot the Treasury officials that other par. in Now-York and Washiiinton havo bn> u en- caged in tbe Dwindle, aud othor arrests may shortly follow. TITK NAME OF TIIE NEW-YORK CLAIM AGENT ASCERTAINED. Tbo New-York claim agent referred to in tbe above dispatch from Washington ia aaid to be a lawyer named Jenkins. The officer detailed by Mr. Moore to work up tbe caio gained tbo confluence of Jenkins and loou cut tuo matter into n shape, and Mr. Moore was compelled to ask the co-operation of tho United Slates Treaanruc to identify tbo parties In tlie Treftsurv Department woo wore furnishing In- formation to Joukiua and to enable them to oarrv on tbeir swindle. He re- ported woat had been ascertained bv tbo officer referred to, to Secretary Monlll. Donelass, the dismissed Irom the service and placed under arrest, aud Jen- kins fan bceu debarred from practice botoro tba department. Jenkins, who it is entimaled baa made about 125 000 unt of swindle, has uor been arrested but known to bo m tho City. wdo are supposed to bo implicated la tho will be shortly exposed._______ NOTES FROM THE CAPITAL Feb. bill been drafted to meet substantially tho recommendations of the President in his recent special Message with rejard to early specie payments, and submitted to hia, as it probably will be to the Committee of Ways and Means. Iti provisions differ lu several reipaoU from tho anefresntons of the President, bal there Is rewon to beliero that be will not serioculy object to the changoa. The bill for the lune of the SO yeara 4 per cent. Ijtook already ta Uu jut of THE LOUISIANA INVESTIGATION. WASHINGTON, Fob. L'lio Committee on Iho I'ouors, nnd Dutina of tlio Ilnuso this morning recullod Chiirlrs H. Ilrasli, ono of tho lulecrnph operators (rom Klonda, who, durin; his provloiiu examination, had declined to answer cer- tain llo stated that ho hail boon pionont over smco, holdlnc himself in revliueai lor thn com mitteo ho said that bo was appointed a me-nber of the Provisional Capitol Pjticc forco b> S.'rjrmnt at Arms Thompson, at the request of Mr. Viulev. member of Congress from Florida ho said that ho did not c unmuuicatii hli knowlodeo of talojtiams, in reference to which he hail lostlflt'il boloro thif committee, to any one exuopt operators liKo birosell, wore bound not tudivulco thoso tolccramn ho thinks ho told Kerry and Milli about tho contents ot triesu 'Ihdmpson sent for yptuunliY, an 1 told him tlut whon ho [ThompsonI nppolnteil wllncis hi) w is under tlio impression tint hud boon tliHCliarifcd ns a witnrsx, and Itild bim lo report thin morniug, wllnotia not nwnro that thi) tuot ol Ins bonii a WUIKMS precluded bin arcoptniR ap- DIIIntaiunt oil thoCnpuol Pollen and wns nut uw.iro llrowsler nnd tvglllied hunsflf tlut ho wrnlo it nn Nor. 4 11'ho uppllraiion ot HrowBtnr lor reap point mom is duUid Doc 0, and not Nuv I'J, as orroueously stated vestcrday it tno uriouci) nf iho ileiiartrapnl lo accept a it'Kieiiatiou 01 uf n tuno past 1 A they aio tendered lu th.il mnniur. It tho opinion of tho department that an t'flicer can bo relieved ot his duty liv sin h an not 1 cin't Ha} that lio could not nav. Q nol ttio application nanl datnd in tins in- stanee. lo r'n.ibln Inm to he nligiblo an I'leutur I tint I kn iw ul I did not oven kuuw that ho waa a u an it that HrewBter was roanpomled ID nit ntHi n bhnrlly altur voting an Elector 1 A r inunt Q It not In curannnco with a pi rai ran ceil ]tlau that this waa purbiied I tar as I know. would know in Washington wbon .Mr. biewster'n leiier of ro-iicnalioii waa recolTed F A don't know IT hot her the Prmnli'iil, or Iho CumniHsiouei ol tho l.nnd OIQco, or I mjdoif ru ceivtil It. the 1'resident's PriTate Secretary kunw 1 A c.in't tell. William II. tlm ciilormt AAAlnlant Sccro- rary nf llm Lnuiaiana and lonuer Mmnto Llerk of tho Krliiruliii: 1'. )ilil. ataloil that ho know thnt ihu anil tlio clerks dined together on Simday, Dec. 3. Tbev IMTO at tliac riinui r whou witniws relurnril to the offlie. Guv. Wills, wnen bo returned Irwn (ilnnur, naked witnesito brine him tho ri turns fnnii vjnnuj Tlioso of Vcrumi 1'arno may havo uven iiiuona them s.tw Lictlrdeld at work ou roiuinn trom i >mo D.irish, could uol fl.iy wlicilier it waa Vi-inon Pansh or noi. ton aeo Well-s at a In thn rim room that evening I A my reculleciiou I did not Dul yrmsBo Mr. Littleflrld at Iho donk tbat I A can't nay itholhor I did or nut; ho mny hnvo brcu UKI yon sue l.lttltQold nnparoDtlv trvlnc lo cuinAal aomo napom Irom vou I A. did not, to the best of mv recollection, 'the, witness slated, that llio board urdor.il tlio rotuiun fioin iho ol Voruou to be coin pi lull ou Uec. 5. a mlnnle-bonk ol llie proceedings nan kept by the uo minuto mado of tbo iliuliiiRt of iho nonrd in pirliuular pjriHti, no mniliuii ot anv particular poll in VITIIOU Pariah WJB made alter thn pioinul- entiou ot the loturni witness, (liinni; a cnuver.iiiiun with the other clerks, was tbornatlir Vtirnuii Pnrlxb, but no boil v answorod tno davi lairr br aako'l Iho eainu quesilDii, but he uot atiy nhelher auj-buni- replied oi uoi; Green naid ibnt ho lo iked at tno complied returns in the Secrutary of hiate's ofllco, but DOUU 10 tlio "Ihco ot Ibe KulnruiuK Biard, uuil coulil nut Bay uhethor aiivbody oUo had done so ur not; could not sax that he. hail hten auv in olhce ot (lio bOBitl jfter they Imil been in tint Seen taij's tllice; bus toon tho onuinnl reiurn troui Veruon I'nridn, but has not souu it mucelt his bt-ennlti-rid, lines uot know that Iho original bruueht, back Irtim the Secretary's ufllce. nnd a copy Biih'.tHuted for it; not written auv ol luo .ill! iuvlis utetl beloro tlio board Iiat not seen auy writiuu in In a presouco; on 2 nearly 100 cainn to thu bo.ftl; about onu halt wrro bv pmonfl vtho madu tbeir mark; about onobalf of rho were Irom ICepniilu ana, aud wore muslh sworn to before Mr Wiilfll.-v, wit- hail sunn; uttldavits roUlini; lo Vi rnuu Parish c.muot say wlioltier Ihcro woru Ilirreor four, Moei not know what lumos wcrei aigiiod to them konl an Incloi-buok of all Q thoro not tbreu eienoa Saniurl Collitio, bis mark, the other 'loin Itrown, his mark, the third Samuel Curler, hn ui.itkl 1 runiLmber tho naiuo of Uollins, but not Iho otlior two. not theio recnivod on Dec. 51 Sir witness luruud ovtr lo Ju'lce Cuvanac all thu nthdiTita ho hud lu hie nossosnluu; believes iheru wero protests aud ulU iniitH reevived by ihe board after Iho reiurus of the of Klectinn wero 111; did not know lliat aOidavim wero dully matinliictuied at tho Custom hnuto hi such on tho uovtr rueutluiiod it lo hix vou MOI mako a remark that if anything win gniiiit to divulgod tho atiinnHut the boaril vuu ware uui ti> bu loll out i may Imvo uiado that mmark. (j you uol sen suuio of tboclrrkn making tho croup marks ou the wflidaviLH i did uot. Ii. plv to quosliouH by Mr. Lawrence wiiuonn slalod [tint moat ot tlio Duiuocrauo aUidavitH wore sworu lo uoloio Mr. llvntlon bad nut buattl ol anv nfD- boiufx uiauulucluritt bv Iho Dumocrats doo  pive caoh Milo tno UUIH to the qiiewtion of ox idencr. Kdrniuida movfil u subslituto to pivo each side three liouis to nrtruo tho case as it stood with the oiler ot evidence made, and JIM IHirposo WHS to havo tho proci'edinirs in hiich lorni that wlieu tho COIIIIHIRH'OII retired, f it decided to exclude evnlence, it could linish tlio whole c isc without further argument Mr. Thiiriuan spuko rather that. would not lo suhuiiD all the ovi kuco and tlio eH'oi'L it would have if considered. This, of course, tlio Republican ouusol never dreamed of consenting to. finally it was nrr.injjeil tbat two hours should given to each Mido to arguu the of testimony, with Ihu liirthcr that inoru time could bo taken by either aide on tins braneh of tho cam> liy irotn the four nnd n half hours previously al- lowed ou tbo discussion Except for t hia permission the first question have gone, tu tho Coiiiinissiou with hours more of on tho Democratic thau nn thu Republican Hide, hoeaiiHu Carpenter's related ns much to tho con- siaeraliou of cvuloneo nn Ihinigli prejiiirod on that subject. 'Him was tliu trick in postponing tho oiler of ovidenco till Carpenter had anokcn. iirranccmeiit as finally mado u.is equita- ble, and was only Hiiltjcrt lo tlio criticism of causing unnecesHury tlel.tv. Thoro can bo no harm from this, howotrr, for if tho evi- dence is excluded, an in Cinccteii, there is time cnnuuli, nnd it there should bo an attempt to examine tho evidence offered by Mr. Trumbull. n decision could not ho reached by the 1th of Mnrcli, if that day were still HIS months diet ant instead of less than two weeks; nml the liberality of the Commii- Hiou in tuno lor argument may bo> taken rather aa nn intimation that tin-ovideneo will not bo considered, except, as in the Florida case, such nu relates to the ol Electors. At the Commission took a roresa of hnlf an hour, and nt 1 o'clock tliu liearmi; of tho now question rninod by llio oflor of evi- dence. Mr. Trumbull was tuo first speaker on tho aido of tho Democracy. lie mado nn exceedingly ingenious nrcuuiout, which -WUH, however, innro notable for its sophistry than tor nny now hsht whicii it throw upon tbo I'reoidcntiiil oomultcationa. Uo said tliat tho Electoral Commission was tho only tribunal Unit could decide tho vexed questions which had grown out of tho recent olei'tnms. Tlio Conimmsiou wai not a returning board, nor could it bo termed a court. It was, ho contended, a body which bad not only been ore ntcd by Congress, but wluoh fully rep- resented tho two houses, and had all tho powers, as to tlio of tho votes, wore possessed by tliom. Hiivmj; such powers, it was competent to to tho bottom m nny investigation winch it was necessary to mako tlio recent election and its rcault-i. Tho Commission was to docido had received tho voto Louisiana, and that question could not bo determined without examination anil in- vestigation. If his party wero allowed to do so, Mr. Trumbull continuud, they would undertake to prove that their opponents entered mto n couspirnov to capture- tlio voto oi tbo Stato by iranil nud forgery. Not content witn thia general and sweeping tion. which was made with a grand flourish that would havo dono honor to ''Hamburg Massacre" Butler, or unreconstructed Qovoy. Mr. Trumbull attacked Kx-Gov. Kollogg with a groat tlcal ot bitterness then, rush mi; back to the quoaiiou of how far thb power ol tbo Commission extended, ho quoted Irom Gushing and other legal authorities to provo that it would bo just and luwtul tor it to go into a full nnd exhaustive investigation of all tho charges made by Ins party, aud tbat to do this it would bo necessary to examine and bear tho testimony which ho and his associates wore ready to bubmit. Mr. Trumbull's next point was a rather lame ono. Ho said that there was not a republican lorm ol government in Louisiana whon the recont election was held, and that tho State Government of which. Kollocc was tho head could not havo existed, lor nn hour if it was not uphold bv tho power ot the United States Army. Mr. Trumbull might havo gono tuilhcr than this, and slated that thoro waa no republican Qov ernment m any part of tho South which, uu aided by tho Federal power, could resist Iho attacks of tho White League and other lawlcs and murderous bands of men organized in tho interest of tho Democratic Party. Mr. Trum bull was wise enough, bowcver, to mako no reference to those facts. llo argued, at considerable length tbat fraud, i proved, would be fatal to the returns made by ibe Louisiana canvassers, and then referred great onuDhaaia and mnra orco than was over displayed Dy him boforo 0 what bo wofl uleased to call tho infanioiw rand in tbo parish of Vcrnon." Ho alluded, f course, to tlio trumped up talo which was (old about Gov. Wells by David Judley Field's wot witnesses, tho Clerk Littlo- icltl. Mr. Trutubull then spoke nt length re- garding the composition of tho Returning Jonrd. claiming, of course, tliat it was illegal ipcnnsi; tliu vacancy upon it w.in not tilled by lio appointment of a Democrat, To support liia charge, however, Mr. Truinbuil was un- tblu to bring anything winch could 10 called proof. This part of bis argument was weak. Ho closed by slatinc, with groat cflort at dramatic effect, that if tlio doto of Louisiana, was counted for the Ki-piih- Iciin candidntcH, it might lie go counted in ue- ordnnco with tho forms of law, but it could be done in conlormitv to the spirit of tlio av or the rights of tlie people. During tlio delivery of bis address Mr. Tram- mi! was Irrqucntly interrupted by members of lio ConimiflMoii, who broko in upon his argu- nont to nslw him questions reuardinc it. '1 hcm> 10 unswered with great politcnrws He ml to courteous, however, to of iis associate counsel. Ex Senator Carpenter rind thrno or lour limes to draw hm kttrntion to cnrt.un points but lio would not iston to bun, and once, amid consider.-.hie auglitor. lio told turn plainly that lit) knew vhat ho w.is about and did not to bo m- irruptcd. At tho clom> of 'Iruinbiill'ii npocuh. Sir. Carjicnter olitamed tlio llo ir innler ho protest ol reading certain legal red roncos, and succeeded in inuking another bun- combo stiiinp epnncli nboiit tno rights of tho do.vn-troddrii proplf, tho inajeetj if tlio and nil th.it HorL of tliniL'. Air. Ktouglitoii c.iuio alter him. iippi-arin.- or tho Ki publicans. Hm speech wiis HID of tho mid wati, iinquestionalil.v, )iio ol the best efforts yrt made beloro tlie iniiiiH'-ioii. Ketemng to tlie eli.irgc tbnt Mr. Ki llopg, whilo actmi; us (Ioi  tlio same situation, nnd nrtid jirecisrly (Jov. Kellocg bad done, jet the Republicans hud inudo no Id In to the counting of hm tote. In Ins opinion such objections were uiiwortlu tlio attention ol tlio tribunal and should not bo advanced. Re- garding Mr. TriimbiiUVdeol.iralioii th.it tho Kellogg (iovernniont could not havo flood without the support ol llio Federal power, Mr. Sloiighton m.ido a strong point by showing that tho very fact tli.it such support li.ul been von to bun, tlio fact that lio had boon rcuig- by tho Fiesidfiit and the N.ilion.il Ad- ministration, was suflicient proof tli.it lio hud been, in f.ict and in law, tuo Governor of Lou i.slanti. Mr. Stotighton then entere-1 into a loin: and argument clriir- ly proved that tho Status had tlio light to decido in what war tho rcHiills of elections should be determined, and that Concreas hud no jurisdiction nud could not legally go behind tlio action of llio Hoard of St Jto Canv.issern, who were duly uhost-n anil constituti-d. Ho read extracts from ii report mado in 187J liy tlio Senato committee of which Senator Trumbull was a 1111 inbi-r. nnd whirb agrenl iiictly with tnia opinion. Further on ho created a ccn.sation by producing thn letter written to THK TIMKH by Chief Juslico Church, 01 Now York, in winch tliat gvntlemun I hovo nlso etpresHcd opinion lli.it tho au- thentication ot tlicelection ol Presidential Klec- tor.s, necordini; to tlio lawn of each State, is lin.U and conclusive, and that there exists no pawcr to go bohinil it." For a moment alter this reail them an ime.isv in ovum unt among tho Duinocr.itic couti.seI Judgo Trumbull turned about in his (lia.r noi vouslj-, and then Senator Thiirman, of tho oiumihsion, askuil it ho might BOC tlio letter. Mi. Stough- toti huniicd It to him, nnd it vas examined carefully by nearly all the members of tbo CoiiimiHSinn. Referring to Mr. Carpenter's statement that ho did not ap- pear as tbo counsel for Tllden, and that ho would regard tho success ol tho Domocr.icy au n calamity to tho country, and also to Mr. C'.ir- penter'H remark that the rejection of two of tho Louisiana Electors would answer tho purpose of this caso, Mr. Slough ton eroated HOHIO nmiiscmcut by showing tliat if this lulter statement was true Mr. olijrct cer- tainly wan to about tho very calamity re- lo by bim. At tho close of Mr. Sfonghton's speech it was post sundown, and Mr. blirllubarger, tlio next speaker, W.IH obliged to mako bis address in liu; dim and uncertain light afforded by threo or four dozen candles pi.iced on tlio tables ol tlio Commirmioii and couniol. llo mado a strong legal argument against tlio admission of testimony, and quctcd from sconis of authorities to show that iho Klectoral Tribunal nnd no power to go behind tho action ot Stale When bo clusuil, tho imsHion, after being in Reasioii for hourn and a bnlf, took a recess until to-moriow niormiig. Mr. Evnrta, on behalf ot tlio Repub- licans, will ho the firat Rpe'ikor. Ho will proba- bly bo followed by Judge Campbell, who will appear for Mr. Tilduu. Tho oxtension ol tinio for argument, caused by tho offor of ovideiiee, proventeil tlio Com- uiibaion from gelling to tbo consideration oi tho caio to-night. At 1 o'clock thoro Htill 11 liouis lor% arguinont About jhali of it wan gotten through with to- meht, aud there nro about livo and a half hours lelt for lo-morrow. Mr Evarta will in tho morning eoucludo tho Republican argument on tho admtssibiiitv of ovidenco, and ono ol tbo Deiuocratio counsel will closf ou their side. Tho uiidurHlanding is tliat tbe Commission will decido the question of evidence as in tho Florida, case, and then take testimony an to tno eligibility ol Browster and Lovisso, and hear nrciiinciits on tho certificates 11 other ovidoueo is excluded. But tlio case is somewhat mixed, and-tbo argu- ments on ovidenco may bo iollowed bv tbo conclusion of the general arguinont, without any intermission. Thoro ouu bo no doubt that tho rulo mado in tho Florida case respecting ovidonco will stand, though mauy Democrats have plucked up courage and think testimony will bo admitted. Tho arguments of Trutubull and Carpenter are so much above tho Democratic arguments in tho Honda case in point ot dash nnd style, as to bavo oroiluced this expectation. Ilut'Re- publtcuu confidence unshaken. Tlio Com- mission, or at least rtoniij members of it, -ndl strive to got tbo case into private consultation for decision on Friday, so that ajoitit conven- tion may bo called on Saturday, but tho suc- cess ol such au cilort is now a littlo doubttul. PROCEEDINGS OF THE COMMISSION. Tuo Electoral Commission assembled prompt- ly at 10 o'clock tills morning ind resumed the pro cctdiDffB so abruptly broken off mt Mr Carpenter's euneat Bollcltattua last Eight. Wbeu the coaiisrl roao to continue, be thanked tba u for tbo humanity they bad displayed In permitting him until mgmiBZ. and aUted loat, ow  commiBSiunoil by him. appniinpJ h> the he.idn ot dcpdrtuieutu are Invariably cummin B.iiuert bv auuli litads of rivpartDiLMa hur limam all l'i otiniuiura, aHertho llritt wlinh Hro um required to ht> coutlrmod bj tht- Senate, nro Ril mm miaiiuiiexl bv ihu Ponunaiitrr Ceucral 1 tit- iiu-iit of Eli-clon is pniMCetl loi bj M.in tlirj are nol ciiuliriniid by llio Senate ur apnomtid llm 1'rcsiilLMil, mid upon llie umlonii acliun unilT inry. nl ciiurjp, would mil cnlnillli'Slollod bv llie 1'resiuent. wtulu claim thnt a Seoatnr la an olhcrr nl lln. Suti- Irnin wtileb he in cicaui ili> in mi nfllci-r til lin> L'iilti'd No ouo wnnltJ di ny ihni ijic "lln i i s ol tlif Inli'iml Kiwviiiin Di'ii.irlnic-nl StuteB uflicera, lur art- to lj> uudi  thai tin) huaila ol nl COIIIBK Mr. aic uu iiai.li dimut liuna in Ibn Conatilution. CuiiiiinsiiunLr (Jarfii'ld I think JIMI find tin- n .Surh inlurlor nfllccra .IN Cuiign inaj ilirt-ol bn iei emu lur tin- lililiin Klin tuit. i.illcil f funii lll.it Hint law uuili-r hn li U nil loart lu Ihe lui plnti, wlinlh nnimi Hlitiiliulial 1 lio CoinliliilKin nl the v.-il-- f niia la jin-nllur ll provl it Ami lt> llie (unit ial p er atijll niictl In H nn "in I in DiKlni l Cuiiri" in 1'ai i onrts .limiit llie l'i .Hid Ihou. alter iliMimnk! the tluiii-s ol Hie DiHir.t l Courts tlum iu> iilionril i! jinn ult rtu .11 '.H .Nu rxrcDl I'tiiniiiiiiins HdiriHiiati-6 IU (..t.stf, uliull li I UJiun UNI ollltrr-i ol Mil Ilian those iliuiuoni-1 in Una thle, txceul Mich us UD in in jnd cilita, aud the (iidRi.il pouiis ol null oflii i in shall iiul i I'.einl Inilhir ihin llm i of lht> cam s uuilcr llio l' i.iu H auil lii Ilia! ut UIIHI .SiAti'a tin in ill .al er in cerl.uu inliuujit. in nuaCoiinliiiniou tin re id tlift uonuUTt- furDiililini: luti 14) ba-tn .tuv )uJiciai ptmt-r wnaievrr in un> ricept llintuurM HI iho hint jurl of I M- in tion iln> ijnuit; 1 in bi i  1 tin in in mil vitinmi n in- ure IIIIIILIII, on JMIlit-'U -J anil -C, Mtlllllln I ami Ub ul llie 1. iciion ul pn li-liu 10 LUUUI inilir'al pom r 1lin Krlurmnt; Huartl '1 ho Ilial  "ii At cyuiit nl mrr, toltir, t r [iruiioun coiiili tun uf nei vuiiilo Now, wh.ti nonlil to of till" HlutUtU b> U SulllUolll Mali" wIlKll 8 lion Id piuildt) I lint Ihu ot all Hhoiild bo rt'teivLU anil tit lu me b >i li'ii Mlioulil not cjm ami I av i no i II. I m tlif> elt clinii. nol ovi cj.l Ilial a violatinn ol thu npirit i-.nil ]nir jiuan einbudivil In llm Fnli-entli aim n.lnuni wool I Ilial iliHiiuri. liiieinrin nail Ui en vliiltMi in llie it-suit I Anil Ilitt Ui ai the word untiil lit ro in llie Countilnuon, iniuD-t Hit) lo dvyotit tin liallol in tin- bill, Iiul lu cou.nl it anil in iki-it cll  thn olliti-r lioldiiik: ihe pull I'l.iMhiii- iiAt ilnt mid tumuli lUllKiiiil to luirifi ri  i-le.rl.iou I be.ii llm board, nol otin in are Hiithoi .zi-il h> law tu ;iri.i it il tu luM-nliuatu 111" in alter, nud, II are jstl'lli d tbkl IhJI alit uion is iriit, li> i icluilo lht> volo til uu i-niin- Utnali. It ihiri) auv csmuu Irom ihi" lliat Hint 1-i all Fieri ntH ol udicitil pew r] I Dues it nol uu ua lace prt-ientl nnd purport lo IJL nn t-n-r- fi-iu lit Ihn ludioial piiwir) Au} ni.in who rained a lumiill or pui-tit bnbrrv or oilii i mr rnntion. nhonld, on t-tinvn nuu ihi b" ilin'rm clilii.il, but beltut" lliat rnuiiian linn liu inunt nu indlctid, tin unisl lif uniill'ti -ud lias-e a Inuring and u inal aad iln-in iniot jiiau ial councilor. All thai it mi'itl on a IhnUtiand people ut UIKI, withuut. a hiannnr e i-iij lor that re icon tliat law li If lit let 116 compile MJIH :b.H u lln in noi a mail in ins urnm-n, I iliink tnai w.ll cliiiiu Dial eueli .1 I ur YtHlini: i ff< tlm ai lion ul n board coiniioiitl ul lunr polllliuns qilliuu .ilone anil lu HI-I.II l, should De llrelttntl 111 Irtler. I lie ili.i II lilu II will ai-llleil tlml t M n a luilirl.il t nun proin iliuc t n cute a .it itultirj puwrr ol Uu nidiii.irj limn diilloii. IH bouuil in h.iTrat. uo- i learh williin nn linn and tu  law in "14 honin bilure nuv parlltuUr lut-alilv tau have know ul what IIJB nt in Hie Kt-neral ri'iullot lln eleru ui in otln r p and thert-ioru bo i n il lu a loinpullon ul witerniL' or luiruplmi; lli.tt nuirn 1 nut ei iflatl hPloriilloit him uyih. leinirt made bv the Jluuiio Coiuniiiiru by Hon. K lluar. U'llliaiu A. Whrt'ler. and William h TM 111 wnlill lln1} upon staioit. mr all tleailv ut noiuiun that tliu K'lurnil't; Itunnl hml no riiilil lo uu aiiylluuj; UILI-UI canvu-in aud compile I tio rt'lurns winch WITH uiBilt" lu tin in bv tlio in cani-w Hit y wi re ai companion thu cer.iflcalt' ol vlsur lor in thud AICIIOH In fJHH 1'AVt MI'DtulKtl nllOWM lllAl till} WiiDlll urdinanlv cmiclto thn ami nilimi" dutv ol ul riot, iinnnli A, II nover LUU d IIHVI- uuen rn> .int tna: HUM bo.iru ot JIB own motion, Hitting in NtMV Orlt-ant nl a ilia. Uiuit- In'Ui Ibt? plan ul vminv, and vtiihuiit Hliould dt-ciilo a t aae t to bu t IIM ti d. i.t-t nn turn to the tnuim -slxtli iteinun aud in t> Iml ll It Ihat it Bhxll In- so anni led lo hia it turns ol ilectionby plate, WHI, or noino ollirr .id IICBUO tbat llie utu Vio krpi t'.- teilu-r, and the olbt-r cujiv ihi) supers iiur ol Krxu- nhiill deliver Ui ttif Clerk ol Ihe ceuitof ma pjllah lui llio nae ol tuo Dl-lpcl Altorin s In other noidtt, TTL will nhuvr nfUnu ttivi-h mat thla Statu Iribnual had no Inriadlciiou to en ludv a voi  oulran'.t Ihu'int'kt-hl lui} ijll n uoi) iiidiviJuala, b.H ll our null in aio tn bn Blabued. n fa Hi upon ihu wuolc uatleu. II Juutice la lu bi nlauKUU-red ai our own it thn IMHH aro tu I" liatuulaU'd by our Hftoru piiuala, 11 fraud ia to be sanctluneO anil noleruinzi'd au innlrauirnt tor circling a Trealdent uf UK. UUIIIM! then farewell luturu hopes of the country. IheiUU) ol Inlliuiaation in iho South his aver} variety uf lorm and di-griu trom abwnuln murder down to sajlDK lu Ihu lubun-i, It vou don I Tula an an, I will nol emulo} yon.' Without making any or loi the Ihintn Ibat hnvu uodouDiudly uvrn done, let look at ihe state ul tnmci dticrlueU by Ihe IB their reoori. 1 do nut nay that a man when bin note ll wrune onght U) kill a man but I aay when bta noi-6 n wrung, if be then kills a man that fact ought to be taken into cunaideretiou Take a commaully of American ciUzena, 10 tula Ualoni out over a Qoyeroor bj Inud anil bv that the way ffelloic got blf aral ai wo all know, the wbole nation nol nuv fcacurtninmenU'if facts, no, I would nol have done Uie riusincnn be was bv I lie mmr asininlltin of trie Canvagaing Boar' ihat ihe Elix torn were declared and hlal--. that eoi in DotwItlKikiidine tbote In it a eood ui providn a eoi d feclmc in thst Si He to roDiinup that irritation n..d tbeij nndi r a Covi nnncnl winch canoot urxiu ancer tainrd t which IB limed upon noUnn; but Iran i Mini I IH ihal a li-fl way, A pruiifnt a MaieiiimrjllVe wav of dealing with tba ]ion d Londitlou uf thliiER in ibts btflic f T suliujii u In nol I do nol know Ihat I can I) bill jour Honor' all beliiK Llirintlinn, Kill he 3hU lo rei if I am pot 1 hi> injunction ul ID.: Apunlelr, Ural and lhi-ii ablo There IH no inJLinclnin, rvi.n nf religion tbat autnnr man to i tpei t prace wbo in nut pnnv J'enre in nn A intnran Stale wnerc the Governor ol that Stale furred npoa thrm by ol four nn n 1 undt-r n (lovi rnnient ing not on i-rUin.'il IOTIK bill aK-rrtiini-u1 1 1 No, I mibniit tn Tour llonori tnat >na nohl Ehr> peare of tlmt i ummiiiuU In nur hanilR. and tbat pi rlnrnnnre of the lejal duly ui vipff npoc o to who wore ilnlv apanlntmi Kletmrs ol thai State will do more to Buide Ihn ssntirnrnl an.] the di.Inrhnnrr. thtrb tbau a nn nL uf troopi iimld do A Ql KSI'IO.V OK EVJDEXCE. At tin1 rnnrluM'iii of 31r. Caijn Sir. I rnmliull and offi rt-cl to re thi uinniiinion Ihat U llilum K'llocg wbo ai tin doveriior of hlato of Louisiana, utxlt-r the appo'ntuiPnt ot tin- KluMori van tun nanifl illlain Kellogi who. by fald certirtratn, wn ci rlifled been I au other Kfllocg to hn own appoiDi- ini-iil BH Rttcli and to ororn lliat Ki-l.oej; and lhi> Kello.g wrre thf> amr Jimlire ClifTonl Inoinlreil If he to itatn all ofTtTi of pr )of at unre lie rrpliiH] In Ihe tbat he only offered tn prom tliat t i hat hn had and nni'Sf tier" wai Home to K Ibey would Call wilneiseH for llui purpinc Mr Ki-artu 't-d on ihe crnunrl of Us Iniil- I'IH II r. I minimi I ila mod hl- vc tl would minphfv very ninob ibr lahor oi the Com niiemou who imild t.ien deti rmine wne-ib-r lu l whole Mifl adinnrllilr   rial all the ot u. r.i m 11 Hi miniilen oinmifKioner rep'ied that the C r.imu H iiii would be ijii'ie willing to beir alltiiaiuji pn IMIHI' 1 to In oif red ai a w luile. f Mr I rninhnli t i Sir in11 n view ut tin c ,H" and 11 ri i .led tils rr to  n 11 lo proxi' lh.it Mr KiliOkifc' who IQ letliln lie ihe 1'reflidfnr ol trjt, I bo lioxtrnor nnd who ilso to Kit i I >i, m the Hume n-on XUTT while the admiiHion ul vvlijence inEatLng i illc-ilt- ih it uereopenni tl'e t ot tin- Si nate in liiadinliiiinle we Klionldo t Is ir- Ciiuieni upon l hone 11 rtinYaten rouii-nd that lbe_ li1 not the name JUTIDU. .Injure lillunl I nnd1 rcUr.il yon notr tn irrep; lln nlinn i I Strung to uiakr jour r- :u imn t inn Mr 1 in ill bill I t I lie 1 me aril in p j-' I lie I'n Inrn directed Mr .Tnim- liu i to priH.i'1-iJ ilr I i nni'nill prorn drd tn nta'e lji< irr lln-fi.Kt In mt in ri ti to r KMTK ad mi i lopiuri ntiil Mr Truiubu1! tlia wi B not nopointed one ot Lln E i ri..ri in tbf Slat" m tu-it tbe terl b   iani ted deluerwl hy Mini I uiniiiiHiloiirrs t" me li rfc. ut the P 11 imrl win n in pull> weie i iiaoIiBlu ireat in ihe 1'ar h "T Orlran- and in Ih-t 1'an-') u ei arn rieliund In Ihe Siintars ul l'ie llir Ban! Kellucc ri 11 ITI d ioiei thau n in BIII h iliTllo.i i an lor i ji h an i ev iy ul tn.i Mtl'nirj hlecioii 1 lint (nrni ot tngiimniiy m- uu i Iho niiritn lo nl ol uur TJIIHA Iloiiorit will Tinienilipr ihat by the law or1 l.onioiaiis. Hie i li oil ins a.e peisousdiu in n l oinniiniom r-< ot Kit 1 hi j ml lo iludL'ei of 1 led i nn .n most s Mr I burin ui lln n u iJiUiifl t jr of In ldln_'au eli eli in under the Liniri an., l.iwp, coiilininil N..W i ur   ci rlified cojiieii n( tin- Slate returns made up au i to In Ihe iiiinMsKiji m u Kleenon. tin re in 1- niniana .1 pi l f tt relnrn Horn T nine I i-t c IQ I'D in Hoard ol KI tnrniDc Offii' r" K mi. that we it will appear thai tl.r um ,i ny I.M i tow bal IB ilenoni In-All tl ai llir1 1 ildin K.I v i I mm fi nuti lu 'J M i r> round number." U ntli r now lo nliow Ihat tii ihiri tribunal, nx c' I titled c.ipii i f lliL'i< piperw Ilial vou ijjav see wn i' me lael I.i I'm n llie anXi s, wnal 11 l h Iriliuniil lo do t 1 hat IIAI In ea uvi r Liv sll rrtii who bivi npuUi'ii linl trupi will rv-ir-   am> u. aro uot uforo nn I ttnnk Ilr J'innibiill tn pri'Bf-ul tberrj br- foil- YOU Ihat IB i ne ol the prupiiiiliiui- I nininiBUlonrr tbui lar It is Dot. be- fin i n i Mi. Inmbull IVrhapa I will bo Ijettnr DD Irr- sto.jil anil pi rhain thi omin.SB OD "ill b.-tlcr iiuderH'Eiid Ihi Mlalf ul tin r.urr ll 1 aut.ci laic i whit wr prupoj-t in Ihit lu lonuec- tion w in llie ri mil 'd ropi-i of aanl n-t lie ihcu ibit t he> d Mtibilaot la 1 i hat. Ki turning ird Oil n it tet_i-ive fr.mi poll i ol i pl-t e. oi pari'h nnr have betoiir llvui BlalDineiil .UN Snpi rvipur ol Ket'lnl ration ur iiinmi'.-iniiii r tit Klitlion. AI by law Itiat In liiHUuirn ibe Supei   nOjlLt'il tioin the i oiiHtilittalt   Ihe I tiinmiaxioiii in n InriiK. hivi neirr liem oui pilril nor i llim lue ICt iiimlTiL' aid neker preH'Uilril lo (ouiin.e 01 mo re( .KIIH in ad i, bill unly jirt teudi tl to ass the i, turiii nude In Ibi-Siiiit iMMjrk nl Ki n t iits OILS ven i i r bi en opt rn d h_, Hit (jot rrnor uf fluid St.i1 e hi ihe prev lice ot ihe Si i n L a v ul iho .A 11.line} iiunt ral, and llie ul the in wtili b Uu ni-jtl ut ru. mi nt eitahliuhod nor in th" pn nee ul am ot llioiii aa bj diiit-ltd, Ihat n li u l.o mai.e mil deiiM red Iho Ci rntimte wi 1 knew Ihat nan! certilliatn wua natrm anil that lie wi II knew Ilial all tbt) L ecto'j i u ollirr lit Let liati rti d morn than lr_hl folt i lurKliiUn laurL- than had lor I liiui If. ill il m Seiueinber I'-TG Kell Jt'i .mil the mninbeit in thu Ketninliiu Board tutofi I l.jln a riiimpirao to cause and OIUCTB tu f tuiniil l.aMui: ncrutnia nialorUv of aJvoUa whrtlier sin li anoiild ibf fici or uol. and tint llir H7h ol NoTeinher allcr it knowu ih il Keilocc tlie olbetn bad Ui rn deftaied Ihu Ht- ininniL' Hourd aanciiilded m .New Orleans and pr- leudeil lu tanT uu ihe moiit ot givtn Ihe L'umiijlBMjneri of Ivintlon M law; that i-il- and tbi- ntbi-i im rnlH'n of tbu all nitmiirrt of the Kepubhcjiii I'arlv.woru tin lueoilirn ol Haul boaj-d, lliat llmm was a taijtnci lu ibr boatd which it waa their duir t-> nitwitr noon; one lo (he oppojitv polltli-tj par j, bul nciilL-cU.d nud r-luied to do fui for tin rejuion. ne that Ihi v did nut wisli IVm cm wItiieaA ibu ul llio uoar'i >S hue pretciidiiiLi to be in amdoii aa a Hoard ibe> prrvrtiM ul noloriousU I'A.T character lo in t a-  lue tor the Deuiocialic 1'irtv. wuo cintrmd Hml ill the woru Bepubliuaoa. lh.il Iho DcmiMrata hut uo obx-ok on Ibtm, lu allow parl> to uami1 tbrrc mnpeoublu wlia ihould lu tbe rooal dnrioi: Ibe compila- tion wnb H view satisfy all tbal trjiro had DO latuDcriaz or unfair practice to OOQ- ntM-llon there with, tbo board rcftueu lo aucb. to IM- Mi Iruinbiill went on to deull older acti of the board dunuii ihecanvaia which ho i Uitned lo in violation t-f law wbicb Ihny would prove. Mr Trumbull ineD lo Btaingroaada of objrrnon lo five ol Ibe Republican an followi thai OMar Jeffaraon irac a Supervisor of tn Paritb of J'omte tbal A. D. t Commiaaioner ot the Circuit. Court of the Unite4 fur tbe District of Louliiana j that O. H JlrtwoUr WM. ak tbe time ot election, tiding tin   

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