The followlngcommunication in reference to hcadstones for soldiers' grauea, was receivtid by the adjutant of Welch Port, (i. A. H., a lew days since, and explains itself : Offick of Natiunal ('i:iktkhiks, I Washington, D. C.,;Jiinei, 1S87. f Mr. JunifM Ji, Sautidt r.t. Ann Arbort Michigan. su;: - By dlrection of the Quartermaster Qeueral, I have t'i ni'kiinwledge recelpt of your npplientloii for htuüstones for Soldlers' gravel m yonr place, iut regret to lnform yon tuut the lepunn]nt wlll not be able to ¦upply the alones uutll the i'iisiiiiii: fnll- probably August r Beptamber- as tlio approprlation nt preBeut avalluble is only mii' nclent to furnisii thoae oalled foronappllcHtioiia n-celved prior to Fobruary 14, 1887. Very respeetfully, Your obedicut Hervant, J. O. CHANDLKR, Ueputy Quarterinastcr Ueneral, U.S. Army. The republican party wants to raise its tuition of brains in its candidatea forgovernor so tliat all those having the ItftDd:ii(l ol I.ii-cu wil] be exchided. The Lniising Hepublican, as miglit be auppoged, gati Lu-oe on the back.