nt examiners in the Patent Office, were removed Friday.
T. B. Thurston, of South Carolina, a second class ($1,400) clerk in the Third Auditor's Office, has resigned.
S. M. Edwards, of Va., has been promoted to a third-class clerkship in the Sixth Auditor's Office.
R. Widdicomb, of the District of Columbia, has been promoted to a second-class clerkship in the same office.
Nathaniel Page, of Illinois; Garrett Luff, of Delaware; and Cyrus Widus, (charged to, but not from, Virginia,) have been appointed to first-class clerkships in the Sixth Auditor's Office.
John J. Platt, of Kentucky, and John T. Clemens, of Missouri, have been appointed to second- class clerkships in the Third Auditor's Office.
W. P. McCall, of New York; S. Caldwell, of Pennsylvania; J. V. Offenbacher, of Ohio; J. W. Smith, of Missouri; S. Davis, of Ohio; J. R. Holcombe, of Va.; A. V. Shenk, of Pennsylvania, and H. C. Rouse, of Ohio, have been appointed to clerkships in the Census Bureau.