CONGRESSIONAL. ' SKNATE. Washington, MiiyU. Acommunica-lion Acommunica-lion from tho treasury department with reports from tho special agents as to the evasion of the laws against the entrance of Chinamen coming from Canada, was referred to the committee on immigration. immigra-tion. . , Tho annual pension appropriation bill was takon up, the question being on tho amendment increasing a number of pension agents' salary to $4000, from f 1800 to $ii000 was agreed to yeas, MS, nays, K. It was a party vote except that Payne voted aye, and Allison, In-galls, In-galls, r'lumb and Teller, no. A telegram was received at the treasury treas-ury department this morning, announcing announc-ing tho arrival of the revenues rev-enues steamer 15err at Seattle Seat-tle on her way to Behring sea to assist in tho protection of seal fisheries. She will remain at Seattle until the authorities at W ashington determine de-termine upon the policy in regard to the fisheries. It is expected the matter will bo settled in a few days. HOUSK. Washington, May 0. Hilt, of Illinois, Illi-nois, called up tho bill granting a pension pen-sion of $1200 a year to Delia T. S. Par-nell, Par-nell, tho granddaughter of Admiral Charles Stewart, with an amendment reducing the pension to $50 per month. After a discussion tho amendment was agreed to, 185 to 120, and the bill passed . The house then went inf o committee of tho'wholeou the tariff bill. .