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-John D. Dcfrees, perinteiideut of the governmcnt printing f.ffiüc, expresses thu opinión tliat the abolition of the paper duty would save one hundred thousand dollars in his office during the next year. Secretary Chaso giveá the whole reeoipts froru the duties on all kinds of papor, writing as well as printing, at loss than fifty thousand dollars. Thus, fui1 tho sake of securing S")Ü,OO0, the governnient is submitting to an extra expeuse in its own printing of $100,000. The Ways and Mcaus Com initteo say their principal objention to repealing the duty is that t is setting a bad precedent, ana that a hunclrud other iaterests will be coming at ouoe and claiming similar legislation, L3T Tho liiverpoo] Cntton Circular is oountinsr " 50 000 bules of cotton fi-om tho Southoi-n poi'ts dining ihe ycar 18G3. Il scutns tobe a.iticipatiog oxtensivü runnings of ihe bloekade. 8@_ Tho London HeraïJ, of tha evening ot tho 18th Junusry, says it htis reasnn to bolieva tbat the Duke of 8nxe-Coburg lms aocpted tbe tbrone


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