Congreesman Kasson, of Iottf taken a step which looks to the rLftion of the metric system in the iep tion of the weight of matte pj" through the mails. He bas introfit; a bilí which proposes that the Pc ter General shall furnish to "f? offices exchaaging mails with W countries, and to all other pcst-ott#. early as practicable, postal balao nomii.ating in weights of the ir; system, fifteen grammes oí ■ff'uc'Ll bo Uie substitnte for all postal pM?; ; of the half ounce avoirdupois,!)119 in progression. Fifteen gramaf the minimum weight flxed by t natioual Postal couvention íf11 Borne some two or throo yes ' ' and Las been generally adopted "J;; ropean authorities. The bilí w ' ' d.: less receive the pnnction of tic ' office Committee, and be report"1"' Houso at an early day.