1893-03-02-AlexandriaGazette-p2-FromWashington

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1893-03-02-AlexandriaGazette-p2-FromWashington - FROM WASHINGTON. [Correspondence of the...
FROM WASHINGTON. [Correspondence of the Alexandria Gazette.] Washington. March 2, 1SS)3. Associate Justice Jackson of the U. S. Supreme Court, has arrived here and met point- of his future col? leagues, in the Supreme Court. The court will reassemble after its recess Saturday morning and the newly ap? pointed Justice will take the oath of office at 11 o'clock iu the Supreme Court room. The court will then ad? journ in order to participate in the inaugural ceremonies. The Vice-President laid before the Senate to-day a report of the Secretary of the Interior of the disbursements which have been made to all the States and Territories from 1S90 to 1S93, in? clusive, under the law authorizing; the ? pplica'.ion of a portion of the proceeds ? i the public lands for the benefit of ag? ricultural and mechanical arts in col? leges. All the States and Territories have received four installments, amounting to $2,992,000, with the ex C ption of the District of Columbia, A'aska and the Indian Territory, which h ive no institutions to entitle them to a share in the funds. C. H. J. Taylor, ex-United States Minister to Liberia, formerly of Georgia but now hai i ig from Missouri, Henry Stni h. John Morse Lemuel Bayley, aid Kobe-t Gilcrist, mulattoes, a id I>r. Riley, coal black, all of this city, are applicants for the position of recorder ol deeds for the District of Co I lumbia, now held by P.lanch Bruce, mu | latto. The office up to this time has b sen worth about twenty thousand dol? lars per annum, but as it was thought that a democrat might possibly havo a chance to get it this year, a democratic House reduced the salary to $3,500/ Taylor says his application is endorsed by Senator Gordon and by the new Secretary of the Interior, Mr. Hoke Smith, who. it is supposed, wotdd hard? ly have endorsed his application for a similar position in Atlanta. The House yesterday evening passed a bill to pay William and Mary College, in Virginia, $64,000 for the destruction of its buildings by the ?. S. forces dur? ing the war between the Suites. As the bill had previously passed the Sen? ate, all it ueeds now to become a law is the President's approval. Beyond an unusually largo audience is j ; taken ! ? night els. A i the upon April and* their erate day, A the ture death the head train street York, noon. of a the

Clipped from Alexandria Gazette02 Mar 1893, ThuPage 2

Alexandria Gazette (Alexandria, Virginia)02 Mar 1893, ThuPage 2
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