Efforts are being made to reduce the internal revenue taxes.

A plot to assassinate the president of Hayti has been discovered.

A national mining exposition will be held in Denver next August.

Secretary of the Treasury Folger left Geneva for Washington yesterday.

A dinner was given in London Saturday in honor of Hanlan the oarsman.


Hon. Clarkson N. Potter is seriously ill, and his death is expected at any moment.

At Winnipeg, Manitoba, the thermometer has fallen to 40 deg. below zero.

Gen. Silas Casey, U. S. A., died at his residence in Brooklyn, N. Y., yesterday.

Francis M. Weld has been elected president of the Harvard Club in New York.

Gen. Garibaldi has arrived at Naples, and has been received with much enthusiasm.

The panic of the Paris bourse has ruined many families in Paris and caused many suicides in Vienna.

The temperance crusaders of Oberlin, Ohio, have succeeded in driving out the last saloon-keeper in that place.

Henry E. Rockwell, secretary of the U. S. fish commission, died suddenly of heart disease in Washington, last night.

A boiler explosion occurred in Shaw Bros.' tannery at Bangor, Me., Sunday morning, killing Thos. Lacy, the engineer.

Policeman Thomas B. Clark, of the 4th division, shot and killed one Wm. McLaughlin on South street, Boston, last evening.

An international skating contest has just closed in Vienna. Mr. Curtis, of New York, one of the most prominent contestants, was defeated.

THE WEATHER.WASHINGTON, D. C., Jan. 23, 1882 - 1 A. M. For New England and the Middle States, colder and fair weather, northerly to westerly winds, and rising barometer.