THE WEEK IN WASHINGTON, Minor Matters or Interest in tho Capital City. eCKDAY, May 27. IIou.Wm.T. Thornton. Gov-crnorof Gov-crnorof New Mexico, arrived in Washington, usinp his influence to promote tho parage of tho bill looking to tho admission of New Mexico Mexico to Statehood. Something of importance snay bo expected as the resale of bis visit to tho National Capital iu the interest of the Territory of which ho is Chief Executive. It is believed by his friends hero that should tho Territory be admitted to Statehood, he will bo tho Thos. H. Benton of New Mexico, the first Senator from the now State, Monday, May 28. Mr. C. H. J.Taylor, tho new Eecordor of Deeds, took charge of the office, and was busy in acquirinea knowledge of tho manner in which the business was transacted. A good part of the time was occupied in taking taking an inventory of the articles and stock of the office. Tho new Eecordor ha? had no timo yet to give to the personnel of tho force, and as far as can he learned no immediate chauges are contemplated. Col. Bierkin- ridge, by his attorneys, M:ij. Jolm Shelby and the Hon. Benjamin. Butterworth, presented presented to Judge Bradley of the District Circuit Circuit Court the bill of exceptions which Col. Breckinridge himself had prepared to tho recent decision, against him in the Pollard-Breckinridge Pollard-Breckinridge breach-of-proraise suit. Calde-ron Calde-ron Carlisle and Judge Jero VfTsou represented represented Miss Pollard. Col. Breckinridge had deposited tho bond of $lt)0 required to carry an anDeal of his case to tho District Court of Appeals, and Judge Bradley's ap proval of the bill of exceptions wouia nave been all that was necessary to enter the matter on the Appellate Court's books. Judge Bradley, when asked to sign tho bill, refused to approve approve it, as under the rules of the Court n copy should have been furnished the otlier side by last Thursday, while, as a matter of fact, they did not receive one nutil Friday, which Mr. Carlisle had rofusod to acknowledge acknowledge servicer of.