FROM THE BOSTON HERALD.
Col. Needham's son is lying at the point of death in Columbus, Ohio.
The Hartford and New. York Steamboat Company has discontinued business.
The senate passed Mr. Hoar's resolution for a special committee on woman's suffrage.
Three persons were killed and ten injured by the collapse of a building at Syracuse, N. Y.
Sealing steamer Lion sunk and all hands lost off Baccalieu island, near St. John's, N. F.
Dr. John Cotton Smith, descendant of the famous Cotton family, died in New York yesterday.
Congressman Crapo has introduced a bill to extend the charters of national banks twenty years.
Senor Zamacona, the Mexican minister, gave a brilliant farewell reception in Washington last night.
Forty-nine new cases of small-pox in Cincinnati for week ending Jan 7. Nine new cases in New York.
A new steamship line is to be established between Cienfuegos and Boston to accommodate the sugar trade.
S. W. Piercy, the actor, died of small-pox yesterday morning. Memorial services by the Elks next Sunday.
Mr. Holman, of Indiana, offered a resolution that all war claims be referred to the house and indefinitely postponed.
Chief Justice Gray took the oath of office yesterday noon. Senator Hoar will give a dinner party in Judge Gray's honor on Tuesday evening at Wormley's, and Wednesday evening Justice Bradley will give a dinner in his honor.
THE WEATHER.WASHINGTON, D. C., Jan. 10, 1882 - 1 A. M. For New England, cooler, fair weather, rising barometer and westerly winds during the day.
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