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connected with the churches, 187,617; num- exercised no direct control over it as such. ber of persons connected with Sunday-schools. The committee recommended that the arti444,628. Total amount of benevolent contri- cles defining the object of the society be butions from 2,896 churches reporting them, amended by the insertion of the words - but $1,032,272 ; amount of contributions for home no minister or teacher shall be employed by expenditure from 2,613 churches reporting, this society who is not in regular standing in $3,446,489.
some Protestant evangelical church," and that The seven theological seminaries (Ando- the several State Congregational bodies be given ver, Andover, Massacliusetts; Bangor, Bangor, the right to nominate, according to their memMaine ; Chicago, Chicago, Illinois; Hartford, bership, one or more directors, to be chosen by Hartford, Connecticut; Oberlin, Oberlin, Ohio; the society at its annual meeting. The comPacific, Oakland, California ; and Yale, New mittee also proposed that the Board of DirectHaven, Connecticut) returned altogether, 36 ors thus chosen, besides selecting the Execuprofessors, 19 lecturers, and 279 students. tive Committee of fourteen, as now, be also
According to the tables given in their “ Year given authority to name the secretary and Book” for 1881-'82, the Congregationalists treasurer of the society. of the Dominion of Canada have 91 churches The thirty-fifth annual meeting of the Ameri. with 51 pastors, 28 assemblies not churches, 84 can Missionary Association was held at Worcespreaching-stations, an average attendance on ter, Massachusetts, November 1st, 2d, and 3d. worship of 13,210 persons, with a total of 17,- The total ordinary receipts of the association 627 persons under pastoral care, 5,653 church- for the year had been $243,795, or $56,315 members, and 6,753 Sunday-school scholars. more than the receipts of the previous year.
The · Year-Book” of the Congregational Besides this amount, the following sums had Churches of England and Wales for 1881 gives been received by institutions in which the lists of 4,188 churches and 2,723 pastors, lay association has an interest: Berea College, $60,pastors, and evangelists. Seventy-five minis- 106; Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institers had been ordained during the year. Eigh- tute, $102,579; Atlanta University (appropriateen ministers left the denomination, and as tion from the State of Georgia), $8,000—makmany had been received from other churches. ing, with $114,563 received for endowment I. CONGREGATIONALISTS
UNITED and special funds, the total receipts for the States.—The working capital of the Ameri- work in wbich the association is engaged, can Congregational Union for the year end- $529,046. ing May 1, 1881, was $55,359. The society The association conducts missions and schools had made grants and loans (mostly grants) to' among the freedmen in the Southern States; 71 churches. During the twenty-eight years at the Mendi mission on the west coast of Africa; of its existence, the Union had aided in the among the Indians at the Skokomish agency; erection of 1,120 houses of worship, and it was and among the Chinese on the Pacific coast of now pledged to sixty additional ones.
the United States. Its work among the freedThe fifty-fifth annual meeting of the Ameri- men included, according to the report for the can Home Missionary Society was held in the past year, eight chartered institutions, and forcity of New York, May 8th. The receipts of ty-six normal and common schools, with 230 the society for the year had been $290,953, teachers and 9,108 students, and 78 churches, and its expenditures $284,414. It sustained with 5,472 church-members and 8,130 persons missions in thirty-four States and Territories, in Sunday-schools. The pupils in the schools employing 1,032 missionaries, who served 2,653 were classified as follows: theological, 104; preaching - places. Five of the missionaries law, 20; collegiate, 91; collegiate preparatory, were commissioned to congregations composed 131; normal, 2,342 ; grammar, 473; interof colored people, and twenty-six to congrega- mediate, 2,722; primary, 3,361; studying in tions of foreign nationalities, chiefly of Welsh. two grades, 136. Seven State Conferences, The number of pupils in Sunday-schools was holding annual conventions, bad been organ99,898. Seventeen more missionaries were em- ized among the freedmen's churches. Eleven ployed than during the previous year, and 131 missionaries had been commissioned to labor churches had been founded.
in the homes of the poor and destitute colored A committee appointed to consider the sub- people. The Mendi mission, in West Africa, ject of amending the constitution of the society comprised a church and school, which had been has made a report proposing certain provisions well kept up, a coffee-farm that promised to for securing its constant control by influences make a good return, and a profitable saw-mill. favorable to the “evangelical ” side of religious Three lads from the Mendi country were at belief. The society was founded as an unde- school in the United States. Commissioners nominational agency to assist congregations had been dispatched to arrange for the estabunable to support a minister, and to send the lishment of a mission on the Upper Nile, near gospel to destitute places, and was supported the mouth of the Sobat, in aid of which $30,for many years jointly by Congregationalists 000 were expected from English friends of and Presbyterians. The Presbyterians having the work, conditioned upon the association formed their own societies, it was left in the providing $20,000 more. The two churches hands of the Congregationalists, who, however, among the Indians enjoyed an average attend
son, N. Y.
ance of about one hundred and twenty persons Educational Department.-Number of trainin the congregations, and had contributed $614 ing, theological schools, and station-classes, 51; to benevolent objects. Indian youth under number of pupils in the above, 1,468; number the tutelage of the society were attending of boarding-schools for girls, 36; number of school at the Hampton Institute, Virginia, and pupils in boarding-schools for girls, 1,420; numat Carlisle, Pennsylvania, and the Executive ber of common schools, 791; number of pupils Committee was contemplating the provision of in common schools, 30,472; whole number of accommodations for Indian youth in connec- pupils, 33,360. tion with other institutions. Sixteen hundred The National Congregational Council of 1880 and thirty-two pupils were enrolled in the appointed a committee to which it intrusted schools for the Chinese on the Pacific coast of the duty of selecting a commission of twentythe United States.
five persons to consider the matter of preparThe seventy-second annual meeting of the ing a new Creed and Catechism for the Congre. American Board of Commissioners for Foreign gational churches. This committee, in June, Missions was held at St. Louis, Missouri, Octo- 1881, announced the appointment of the folber 18th. The ordinary receipts of the board lowing persons as members of the commission: for the year had been $451,214, and the appro Rev. Julius H. Seelye, D. D., Amherst, Mass. priations, including provision to meet the def Rev. Charles M. Mead, D. D., Andover, Mass. icit of the previous year, had been $453,273; Rev. Henry M. Dexter, D. D., Boston, Mass. and the Prudential Committee was able to re
Rev. Edmund K. Alden, D. D., Boston, Mass. port, for the first time for several years, that
Rev. Alexander McKenzie, D. D., Cambridge, Mass.
Rev. Samuel Harris, D. D., New Haven, Conn. the current annual expenses had been met by
Rev. George P. Fisher, D. D., New Haven, Conn. the current annual receipts; it also reported Rev. George L. Walker, D. D. Hartford, Conn. that the deficit at the beginning of the year,
Rev. William S. Karr, D. D., Ilartford, Conn. of more than $14,000, had been reduced to
Prof. George T. Ladd, Brunswick, Me.
Rev. Samuel P. Leeds, D. D., Hanover, N. H. $2,059. Nine missionaries and thirty-one as Rev. David B. Coe, D. D., New York, N. Y. sistant missionaries had been added to the roll Rev. William M. Taylor, D. D., New York, N. Y. of the laborers of the board.
Rev. Lyman Abbott, D. D., Cornwall-on-the-Hudfrom the mission-fields included accounts of the progress of the work of evangelization in
Rev. Augustus F. Beard, D. D., Syracuse, N. Y.
Rev. William W. Patton, D. D., Washington, Africa (Zooloos), the Turkish Empire (European D. C. Turkey, Asia Minor, and Armenia), India, Rev. James H. Fairchild, D. D., Oberlin, O. Ceylon, China, Japan, Micronesia, among the
Rev. Israel W. Andrews, D. D.Marietta, o. North American Indians, in Mexico, Spain,
Rev. Zachary Eddy, D. D., Detroit, Michi.
Rev. James T. Hyde, D. D., Chicago, Ill. and the Austrian Empire. The report named, Rev. Edward P. Goodwin, D. D., Chicago, Ill. as events worthy of especial mention, the es Rev. Alden B. Robbins, D.D., Muscatine, Ia. tablishment of a new mission in Bihé, Central Rev. Constans L. Goodell, D. D., St. Louis, Mo. Africa; the advance in the higher Christian Rev. Richard Cordley, D. D., Emporia, Kan. education in the Turkish Empire and in India;
Rev. George Mooar, D. D., Oakland, Cal. the success which had attended the work of In announcing the appointments, the comthe women “in nearly every mission-field"; mittee stated that, in making the selection, difand the illustration of the value of the board- ferent sections of the country had been drawn ing-schools in the development of Christian upon somewhat in proportion to the membercharacter.
ship in the Congregational churches in each. Missions.-Number of missions, 17; num- The list embraced men who were understood ber of stations, 81; number of out-stations, to represent different shades of opinion, while 733.
holding, fast to the essential doctrines of the Laborers employed.-Number of ordained gospel. With a large proportion of pastors missionaries (5 being physicians), 159; num were joined representatives of theological sember of physicians not ordained, men and wom inaries and colleges, of the religious press, and en, 11; number of other male assistants, 10; of the missionary work of the churches. number of female assistants, 253 ; whole num. The commission met at Syracuse, New York, ber of laborers sent from the United States, 433. September 28th; Professor Julius H. Seelye, Number of native pastors, 141; number of of Amherst College, presided. The work asnative preachers and catechists, 365; number signed to the body was considered, and a plan of native school-teachers, 1,005; number of of operations was adopted. The commission other native helpers, 206.
Whole number of was divided into three committees, namely: a laborers connected with the missions, 2,131. committee on the larger confession of faith,
The Press. —Pages printed, as far as reported President James H. Fairchild, of Oberlin Col(Turkish, Japan, North China, Zooloo, and In- lege, chairman; a committee on the smaller dia missions), 25,000,000.
statement of belief, Rev. Dr. E. P. Goodwin, The Churches.-Number of churches, 272; of Chicago, chairman; and a committee on the number of church-members, as nearly as can catechism, Rev. Dr. Alexander McKenzie, of be learned, 18,446; added during the year, as Cambridge, chairman. The reports of the comnearly as can be learned, with additions not mittees are to be made to the full commission, previously reported, 2,161.
to be called together before July 15, 1882.
II. CONGREGATIONALISTS OF ENGLAND AND enterprise. The fund was intended to remove WALes.—The forty-ninth annual meeting of the load of debt under which many of the the Congregational Union of England and churches were suffering, and to supplement Wales was held in London, May 9th. The the pay of ministers, but the institution of a Rev. Dr. Allon presided, and delivered an in- system of permanent endowment was not conaugural address on the subject of " Congrega- templated. The subscriptions would be spread tionalism," treating the subject with especial over three or five years, at the end of which reference to the approaching jubilee of the time it was expected that the income of the Union. He showed that of the eighty-two churches would be permanently and volunmillion persons constituting the religious de- tarily increased. nominations of the English-speaking world, The eighty-seventh annual meeting of the twenty-five millions, including the Baptist London Missionary Society was held in Lonchurches, held to the Congregational, thirty- don, May 12th. The Earl of Aberdeen pretwo million Anglicans and Roman Catholics sided. The receipts of the society during the to the Episcopal, and twenty-five million Pres- year from all sources had amounted to £108,byterians and Methodists to the Presbyterian 247, and the expenditures to £111,659. The form of government. He believed that the report of the foreign secretary contained a New Testament laid down no principle, in- general comparative review of the operations junction, or precedent concerning church gov- of the society during the last ten years. The ernment, but that the validity of the congre. number of European missionaries had been regational church life could be justified by an duced from 175 in 1867 and 160 in 1871 to 139, appeal to the congregationalism of the earliest but the reduction had not been attended with Christian communities. Referring to the his a corresponding contraction in the sphere of tory of the Union, the speaker remarked that labor of the society, for the principle of selfit had given birth to evangelizing agencies of support had been extended. Ten churches in various kinds which had nearly doubled the South Africa and eleven churches in the West forces of English congregationalism during the Indies had become independent during the last last fifty years.
Since 1838, the number of ten years. The number of native laborers had chapels had increased from 1,879 to 3,102, also largely increased to a degree represented with 1,081 preaching-stations; of hearers, from by the return of 371 native ordained pastors 563,200 to 962,100; and of communicants from in 1880 to 106 in 1870, of 4,529 native preachers 169,110 to 313,807. The committee on the in 1880 to 1,644 in 1870, besides a considerable special jubilee fund reported that it had de- increase among the independent churches of cided to recommend two objects, viz., the the West Indies and the Cape Colony. New Church Aid Society, and the project for liqui- missions had been begun in Central Africa and dating church debts, which were stated to New Guinea, which employed twelve missionamount, in the aggregate, to half a million aries. Training institutes were in successful pounds sterling. These propositions were unan- operation in the South-Sea Islands, Madagas. imously approved. A resolution was passed car (Antananarivo College), and in South Africa recommending “a godly, scriptural discipline, (Moffat Institute). Fourteen women missionaboth in the admission of members and in the ries additional to wives of missionaries had been rebuke or exclusion of the unworthy.” The sent out since 1876, of whom eleven were still Rev. J. A. Macfadyen, of Manchester, was engaged in work. The most successful work elected president of the Union for the next year. had been accomplished in Madagascar and the
The fiftieth anniversary of the organization South-Sea Islands, and substantial progress bad of the Union was celebrated at the autumnal been made in India and China. The Rev. meeting, which was held in Manchester, be- Ralph Wardlaw Thompson entered upon the ginning October 4th. A large deputation was office of foreign secretary of the society in Janin attendance from the United States, and dele- uary, 1881, in place of the Rev. Dr. Mullens, gates were also present from Canada, Ireland, deceased. Scotland, Africa, and Australia. The opening III. FREE CHURCHES OF FPANCE.—The Synod address of the president, Dr. Allon, was on of the Union of Free Evangelical Churches of “ The Church of the Future," and embodied France met in Paris, November 10th. Dr. E. an argument to show that the “future will be de Pressénsé was chosen president. The Synowith the church that has in it the greatest dal Commission reported the present number moral forces," those being declared the great- of members to be 3,139, or 88 less than were est moral forces which most powerfully affect returned at the previous synod. Three pastors the “conscience and the religious heart of had left the synod for the Reformed Church, man.” The Rev. Dr. Stoughton read a paper while the synod had received three pastors from also at the opening meeting on “Reminiscences abroad and had ordained six new ones. The of Congregationalism Fifty Years ago.” A total contributions of the churches had been committee which had been appointed to raise 55,389 francs, besides which the synod had rea jubilee fund reported that it had obtained ceived 30,180 francs from abroad. The Comsubscriptions to the amount of £50,179. Lect- mission for Evangelization had received 96,606 ures on the history and condition of Congre- francs, and maintained thirteen stations, which gationalism were contemplated in aid of the were supplied by fourteen agents.
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
Alabama. 1, Thomas Herndon, D. 5, Thomas Williams, D. 2, Hilary A. Herbert, D. 6, Newton M. Clements, D. 8. W. J. Samford, D.
7, William H. Forney, D. 4, Charles M. Shelley, D. 8, William M. Lowe, N.
Arkansas. 1, Poindexter Dunn, D. 8, Jordan E. Cravens, D. 2, Wiliam F. Slemons, D. 4, Thomas M. Gunter, D.
California. 1, Horace Davis, R.
8, C. P. Berry, D. 2, Horace F. Page, R. 4, Romauldo Pacheco, R.
Colorado. 1, James B. Belford, R.
Connecticut. 1, Joseph R. Hawley, R. 3, John T. Wait, R. 2, James Phelps, D. 4. Frederick Miles, R.
Delaware. 1, Edward L. Martin, D.
Florida. 1, R. H. M. Davidson, D. 2, Noble A. Hull, D.
CONGRESS, UNITED STATES. The third session of the Forty-sixth Congress commenced at Washington on December 6, 1880, and closed on March 4, 1881. The Vice-President of the United States took the chair in the Senate, and Samuel J. Randall, of Pennsylvania, the Speaker, presided in the House. (For the President's message, Rutherford B. Hayes, see “ Public Documents," in ANNUAL CYCLOPÆDIA, 1880.) The following is a list of members :
Colorado. 1831, Newton Booth, R. 1833, H. M. Teller, R. 1855, James T. Farley, D. 1855, N. P. Hill, R. Connecticut.
Delaware. 1891, W. W. Eaton, D. 1891, Thomas F. Bayard, D. 1885, Orville H. Platt, R. 1883, Eli Saulsbury, D. Florida.
Georgia. 1891, C. W. Jones, D. 1883, Benjamin H. Hill, D. 1885, Wilkinson Call, D. 1500, Joseph E. Brown, D. Illinois.
Indiana. 1883, David Davis, I. 1891, J. E. McDonald, D. 1885, John A. Logan, R. 1885, D. W. Voorhees, D. Iowa.
Kaneas. 1883, S. J. Kirkwood, R. 1883, P. B. Plumb, R. 1885, William B. Allison, R. 1880, John J. Ingalls, R. Kentucky.
Louisiana. 1483, James B. Beck, D. 1883, W. P. Kellogg, R. 1805, J. S. Williams, D. 1800, Thomas C. Manning, D. Jaine.
Maryland. 1891, H. Hamlin, R.
1891, William P. Whyte, D. 1333, James G. Blaine, R. 1555, James B. Groome, D. Massachusetts.
Michigan. 1881, H. L. Dawes, R. 1981, H. P. Baldwin, R. 1853, George F. Hoar, R. 1883, Thomas W. Ferry, R. Minnesota.
Mississippi. 1891, S. J. R. McMillan, R. 1881, B. K. Bruce, D. 1883, William Windom, R. 1883, L. Q. C. Lamar, D. Missouri.
Nebraska. 1881, F. M. Cockrell, D. 1881, A. S. Paddock, R. 1305, George G. Vest, D. 1888, Alvin Saunders, R. Nerada.
New Hampshire. 1881, William Sharon, R. 1898, Edward H. Rollins, R. 1885, John P. Jones, R. 1885, Henry W. Blair, R. New Jersey.
New York, 1891, T. F. Randolph, D. 1881, Francis Kernan, D. 1833, J. R. McPherson, D. 1836, R. Conkling, R. North Carolina.
Ohio. 1883, M. W. Ransom, D. 1881, A. G. Thurman, D. 1855, Zeb. B. Vance, D. 1535, G. H. Pendleton, D. Oregon.
Pennsylvania. 1883, Lafayette Grover, D. 1891, William A. Wallace, D. 1835, James H. Slater, D. 1885, J. Don Cameron, R. Rhode Island,
South Carolina. 1881, A. E. Burnside, R. 1883, M. C. Butler, D. 1858, H. B. Anthony, R. 1855, Wade Hampton, D. Tennessee.
Texas. 1831, James E. Bailey, D. 1881, S. B. Maxey, D. 1883, I. G, Harris, D. 1883, Richard Coke, D. Vermont.
Virginia. 1981, G. F. Edmunds, R. 1981, R. E. Withers, D. 1855, J. 8. Morrill, R. 1583, J. W. Johnston, D, West Virginia.
Wisconsin. 1831, F. Hereford, D. 1881, Angus Cameron, R. 1883, H. G. Davis, D. 1885, M. H. Carpenter, R.
42 Independent.... Republicans 33 Democratic majority.
Georgia. 1, John C. Nicholls, D. 6, James H. Blount, D. 2, William E. Smith, D. 7, William H. Felton, D. 8, Philip Cook, D.
8. Alexander H. Stephens, D. 4, Henry Persons, D. 9, Emory Speer, D. 5, N. J. Hammond, D.
Nlinois. 1, William Aldrich, R. 11, James W. Singleton, D. 2, George R. Davis, R. 12, William M. Springer, D. 8, Hiram Barber, Jr., R. 13, Adlai E. Stevenson, N. 4, John C. Sherwin, R. 14, Joseph G. Connon, R. 5, R. M. A. Hawk, R. 15, A. P. Forsyth, N. 6, Thomas J. Henderson, R. 16, W. A. J. Sparks, D. 7, Philip C. Hayes, R. 17, William R. Morrison, D. &, Greenbury L. Fort, R. 18, J. R. Thomas, R. 9, Thomas A. Boyd, R. 19, R. W. Townshend, D. 10, Benjamin F. Marsh, R.
Indiana 1, William Heilman, R. 6, A. J. Hostetler, D. 2, Thomas R. Cobb, D. 9, Godlove S. Orth, R. 3, George A. Bicknell, D. 10, William H. Calkins, R. 4, Jeptha D. New, D. 11, Calvin Cowgill, R. 5, Thomas M. Browne, R. 12, W. G. Colerick, D. 6. William R. Meyers, D. 13, John H. Baker, R. 7, Gilbert de la Matyr, N.
Iowa. 1. Moses A. McCold, R. 6, J. B. Weaver, N. 2, Hiram Price, R.
7, E. H. Gillette, N. 8, Thomas Updegraff, R. S, W. F. Sapp, R. 4, N. C. Deering, R.
9, Cyrus C. Carpenter, R. 5, William G. Thompson, R.
Kansas. 1, John A. Anderson, R. 3, Thomas Ryan, R. 2, Dudley C. Haskell, R.
Kentucky. 1, Oscar Turner, D.
6, John G. Carlisle, D. 2, James A. McKenzie, D. 7, J. C S. Blackburn, D. 3, John W. Caldwell, D. 8, P. B. Thompson, Jr., D. 4, J. Proctor Knott, D. 9, Thomas Turner, D. 5, Albert S. Willis, D. 10, Elijah C. Phister, D.
Louisiana. 1, Randall L. Gibson, D. 4, J. B. Elam, D. 2, E. John Ellis, D.
5, J. Floyd King, D. 8, Joseph H Acklen, D. 6, E. W. Robertson, D.
Maine. 1, Thomas B. Reed, R. 4, George W. Ladd, D. 2, William P. Frye, R. 5, Thompson H. Murch, N. 8, Stephen D. Lindsey, R.
Maryland. 1, Daniel M. Henry. D. 4, Robert M. McLane, D. 2, J. F. C. Talbot, D.
5, Eli J. Henkle, D. 3, William Kimmell, D. 6, Milton G. Urner, R.
Massachusetts. 1, William W. Crapo, R. 7, WiHiam A, Russell, B. 2, Benjamin W. Harris, R. 8, William Cların, R. 8, Walbridge A. Field, R. 9, William W. Rice, R. 4, Leopold Morse, D. 10, Amasa Norcross, R. 5, S. Z. Bowman, R. 11, George D. Robinson, R. 6, George B. Loring, R.
Michigan. 1, J. S. Newberry, R. 6, Mark S. Brewer, R. 2, Edwin Willits, R.
7, Oinar D. Conger, R. 3, J. H. McGowan, R. 8, Roswell G. Horr, R. 4, J. C. Burrows, R.
9, Jay A. Hubbell, K. 6, John W. Stone, R.
Minnesota. 1, M. H. Dunnell, R. 3, W. D. Washburn, R. 2, Henry Poehler, D.
Mississippi. 1, H. L. Muldrow, D. 4, Otho R. Singleton, D. 2, Van H. Manning, D. 5, Charles E. Hooker, D, 8, H. D. Money, D.
6, J. R. Chalmers, D.
Missouri. 1, Martin L. Clardy, D. 8, Samuel L. Sawyer, D. 2, Erasmus Wells, D.
9, Nicholas Ford, N. 8, R. G. Frost, D.
10, G. F. Rothwell, D. 4, L. H. Davis, D.
11, John B. Clark, Jr., D. 6, Richard P. Bland, D. 12, William H. Hatch, D. 6, John R. Waddill, D. 13, A, H. Buckper, D. 7, Alfred M. Lay, D.
Nebraska. 1, Ed. K. Valentino, R.
Nerada. 1, Rollin M. Daggett, R.
New Hampshire. 1, Joshua G. Hall, R. 3, Ossian Ray, R. 2, James F. Briggs, R.
Nero Jersey. 1, George M. Robeson, R. 5, C. H. Voorbis, P. 2, Hezekiah B. Smith, D. 6, John L. Blake, R. 8, Miles Ross, D.
7. L. A. Brigham, R. 4, Alvah A. Clark, D.
New York, 1, James W. Covert, D. 18, J. K. Hammond, R. 2, Daniel O'Reilly, D. 19, A. B. James, R. 8, S. B. Chittenden, R. 20, John H. Starin, R. 4, A. M. Bliss, D.
21, David Wilbur, R. 5, Nicholas Muller, D. 22, Warner Miller, R. 6, S. S. Cox, D.
23, Cyrus D. Prescott, R. 7, Edwin Einstein, R. 24, Joseph Mason, R. 8, A. G. McCook, R.
25, Frank Hiscock, R. 9, Fernando Wood, D. 26. John H. Camp, R. 10, James O'Brien, D. 27, E. G. Lapham, R. 11, Levi P. Morton, R. 29, Jere. W. Dwight, R. 12, Waldo Hutchins, D. 29, D. P. Richardson, R. 18, J. H. Ketcham, R
30, J. Van Voorhis, R. 14, John W. Ferdon, R. 81. Richard Crowley, R. 15, William Lounsberry, D. 82, Jonathan Scoville, R. 16, John M. Bailey, R. 83, H. H. Van Aernam, R. 17, Walter A. Wood, R.
North Carolina. 1, Jesse J. Yeates, R. 5, Alfred M. Scales, D. 2, W. H. Kitchin. D.
6. Walter L. Steele, D. 8, D. L. Russell, N.
7, R. F. Armfield, D. 4, Joseph J. Davis, D. 8, Robert B. Vance, D,
Pennsylrania. 1, H. H. Bingham, R. 15, Edward Overton, R. 2, Charles O'Neill, R. 16, John L. Mitchell, k. 8, Samuel J. Randall, D. 17, A. H. Cotfroth, D. 4, William D. Kelley, R. 18, Horatio G. Fisher, B. 5, A. C. Hariner, R.
19, F. E. Beltzboviver, D. 6, William Ward, R.
20, Seth H. Yocum, N. 7, William Godshalk, R. 21, Morgan P.. Wise, D. 6, Hiester Clymer, 1). 22, Russell Errett, R. 9. A. Herr Smith, R.
28, Thonias M. Bayne. R. 10, R. K. Bachman, D. 24, W. 8. Shallenberger, R. 11, Robert Klotz, D.
25, Harry White, R. 12, H. B. Wright. D.
26, S. B. Dick, R. 18, John W. Ryon, D. 27, J. H. Hosmer, R. 14, John W. Killinger, R.
Rhode Island. 1, N. W. Aldrich, R. 2, Latimer W. Ballou, R.
South Carolina. 1, J. S. Richardson, D. 4, John E. Evins, D. 2, M. P. O'Connor, D. 5, G. D. Tillman, D. 3, D. Wyatt Aiken, D.
Tennessee. 1, Robert L. Taylor, D. 6. John F. Honse, D. 2. L. C. Houk, R.
7, W. C. Whitthorne, D. 3, George C. Dibrell, D. & John D. C. Atkins, D. 4, Benton McMiilan, D. 9, C. B. Simonton, D. 5, John M. Bright, D. 10, H. Casey Young, D.
Texas. 1, John H. Reagan, D. 4, Roger Q. Mills, D. 2, D. B. ('ulberson, D. 5, George W. Jones, N. 8, Olin Wellborn, D.
6, Columbus C'pson, D.
T'irginia. 1, R. L. T. Beale, D.
6, J. R. Tucker, D. 2, John Goode, Jr., D. 7, John T. Harris, D. 8, Joseph E. Johnston, D. 8. Eppa Hunton, D. 4, Joseph Jorgenson, R. 9, J. B. Richmond, D. 5, George C. Cabell, D.
Vermont. 1, Charles H. Joyce, R. 8, Bradley Barlow, R. 2, James M. Tyler, R.
West Virginia. 1. Benjamin Wilson, D. 8, John E. Kenna, D. 2, Benjamin F. Martin, D.
Wisconsin. 1, Charles G. Williams, R. 6, Edward S. Brags, D. 2. Lucien B Caswell, R. 6, Gabriel Bouck, D. 3, George C. Hazleton, R. 7. H. L. Humphrey. R. 4, P. V. Denster, D.
8, Thaddeus C. Pound, R.
Recapitulation. Democrats. 150 | Nationals..
132 Democratic maj. over all. 7
Ohio. 1, Benjamin Butterworth, R. 11, H. L. Dickey, D. 2, Thomas L. Young, R. 12, Henry S. Neal, R. 8, J, A. McMahon, D. 13, A. J. Warner, D. 4, J. Warren Keifer, R. 14, Gibson Atherton, D. 5, Benjamin Lefevre, D. 15, George W. Geddes, D. 6, W. D. Hill, D.
16, Wm, McKinley, Jr., R. 7. Frank Hurd, D.
17, James Monroe, R. & E. B. Finley, D. 18, J. T. Updegraff, R. 9. George L. Converse, D. 19, Ezra B. Taylor, R. 10, Thomas Ewing, D. 20, Amos Townsend, R.
In the Senate, on January 12th, Senator Logan, of Ilinois, introduced the following joint resolution :
Resolved, etc., That the franking privilege is hereby extended to all official business sent through the mails by Senators, Representatives, and Delegates in (ongress ; in all other respects to be under the restrictions and limitations of existing law.
Mr. Davis, of West Virginia: "I have no objection to the joint resolution being taken up, but it occurs to me the Senator had better let it go to the Committee on Post-Offices and PostRoads. There may be further privileges which ought to be given. I do not know whether the joint resolution embraces all the privileges that ought to be granted or not. I am with the Senator in what he now asks, but it is highly probable that the joint resolution ought
1, John Whitaker, D.