Washington City, Oct 2.- The reduction in tbe public debt during September amounted to $12,247,ü2t), and ior the three uionths of the current tiscal year $23, 109, 000. The net cash in the treasury is $96,444,84'), against $107,073,320 on Spt 1. The gold fund balance in tbe treisury has decrea9ed about $9,000,000 during the past month, and amounts to $197,713, 115, and the sil ver f umi balance, exclusive of $6,324,103 trade dollar bullion, is Í34,511,i3, or about $8,250,000 lesi han on Sept. 1. National back depositoriei at present Uold ,$d7S17,.í85 of goverument money, or about $1,750,000 lesa than a month ago. Government recelpts during September aggregated $3 1,698, 174- 3,000,000 lees than d uring September of last year. Receipte from all sourees for thé flrst quarter of the eorrent flseal year were $97,530,25.3, against $:02,:i28,3y7 for the first quarter of 1887. Expenditures for the quarter were 80, 161,197, against $80,35,142 for the first quarter of 18S7.