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Washington Items. Mississippians pardoned. Washington, December 23. --The President to-day pardoned all Mississippians of the twenty-thousand-dollar class, and others, who have been endorsed by Messrs. Sharkey and Humphreys, and has ordered that the pardons be given over to a Mississippi agent. The income tax — internal revenue. It is said that a respectable minority, if not a majority, of the members of the Finance and Ways and Means Committees of the Senate and House are to state in this connection that the Secretary of the Treasury and at least one of the commissioners appointed to revise the revenue laws are in favor of the system. --New York Express. Governor Holden relieved — his Reply. Washington, December 23. --The Secretary of State has, by direction of the President, addressed a letter to Provisional Governor Holden, of North Carolina, relieving him of that trust, and expressing the President's acknowledgment of the fidelity, the loyalty,
The tax on tobacco. Louisville, Ky., December 23. --This morning's newspapers publish an elaborate article on the subject of taxing leaf tobacco, written by a gentleman fully conversant with the subject. He takes strong ground against the position assumed by the Tobacco Convention recently held at the Cooper Institute, New York, He contends that the proposed taxing of leaf tobacco would be injurious alike to Government, the planter and the maufacturer. This is a matter of deep interest to the people of Virginia. Those of them who manufacture tobacco will be likely to favor the New York proposition, while those of them who raise that plant will be apt to concur with the views of the Louisville writer.
From the Pacific coast — Maximilian — reported Revolt in Mexico. San Francisco, December 23. --Advices from Mexico state that a revolution against Maximilian has taken place, and that General Lopez and his officers have been driven from powe
Fire in Chicago. Chicago, December 23. --A fire on the corner of Main and Second streets, in Fon du Lac, on Thursday night, destroyed between forty and fifty thousand dollars' worth of property. Insurance, twenty thousand dollars.
By Johnson's independent Agency.from Mexico. New York, December 26. --The Vera Cruz correspondent of the New York Herald, under date December 23, says: Because of the fact that French steamers will leave here to-morrow for Europe, a rumor has been put in circulation, by authority of the Government, that Jaurez has given up the Presidency of the Mexican Republic. It is well to say that the story is a canard, circulated for consumption in France. Strange as it may seem, the Imperialists manufacture and circulate reports of an unfounded character simply to bolster up the Imperial cause in the minds of public men in different European cities.
The Raising of the frigate Merrimac--General Hardenbergh commanding the District of Norfolk--Captain N. Hoysradt appointed provost Marshal of Norfolk. Fortress Monroe, December 23. --The main portion of the old frigate Merrimac, with her propeller, weighing ten tons, and thirty tons of composition, have been raised by D. A. Underdoren & Co., and taken to the Portsmouth Navy-Yard. Brigadier-General Hardenbergh, formerly colonel of the Twentieth New York regiment, is commanding the District of Norfolk during the absence of General Torbert. Captain N. Hoysradt, Twentieth New York regiment, has been appointed provost marshal at Norfolk. The Eleventh Connecticut regiment left for home last night, via Baltimore, on the steamer William A. Morgan.