28 OCTOBER 1865, Page 3

It is believed that the French Government intends to abolish

the Receivers-General. These officials receive the taxes and act as bankers, and it will be necessary if they are abolished to open upwards of eighty new branches of the Bank of Paris, one for each department of France in which one does not already exist. The change will immensely increase the business, the influence, and the profits of the Bank, and that is probably its real object.