FROM THE BOSTON HERALD.
A stock exchange will be opened in New London, Ct., April 1st.
Henry Leon, a Chinaman, was naturalized in Philadelphia yesterday.
The Lehigh Railroad has declared a quarterly dividend of 1 1/2 per cent.
The cost of the British army in 1882 will be Pound15,500,000 for 132,905 men.
It is reported that Gen. Skobeleff has been arrested and confined in the fortress at Wilna.
The Czar dismissed his escort while driving through the streets of St. Petersburg yesterday.
Guiteau, although he still holds that he was inspired, begins to look upon his execution as a settled fact.
The bark Bulwark from Yokohama bound to Puget Sound foundered at sea March 1. Eighteen men were lost.
Chas. H. Foster, leading editorial writer of the Philadelphia Record, died yesterday of pneumonia, after an illness of less than a week.
A terrible double tragedy came to light in Waterbury, Vt., yesterday. A man murdered his wife and mother and concealed their bodies.
The owners of the London Sportsman have offered another cup valued at $1000, open to oarsmen of the world, to be rowed on the Thames in heats, June 19 and 20.
The Journal de St. Petersburg, discussing the anniversary of the assassination of Alexander II., says that every year of peace must increase the well-being of Russia.
The overflow of the Mississippi is much more serious than at first thought. Fifty thousand people are destitute, and $100,000 has been appropriated for the alleviation of their suffering.
The Ohio legislature requests the President to pardon Sergeant Mason, Guiteau's assailant, and the Garfield Club of New York has started a petition for his pardon. They expect 100,000 signatures in a week's time.
Rev. Dr. Burton of Hartford and Rev. Dr. Perrin of Torrington were elected yesterday by the clerical part of the corporation of Yale to the places vacated by the death of Dr. Bacon and the resignation of Dr. Arms.
One hundred and twenty ring spinners employed in the Pacific Mills at Lawrence struck yesterday, because of a reduction in wages. 64,000 spindles were silenced. The strikers were receiving 95 cents a day, and were asked to work for 85 cents.
THE WEATHER.WASHINGTON, D. C., March 15, 1882 - 1 A. M. For New England, northeast to southeast winds, fair weather during the day, followed during the night by slightly warmer, cloudy weather and light snow, and rising followed by falling barometer.