Death of General Howland. NEWBURGH, N.Y., April 3.--General Joseph Howland, whose death at Mentone, France, is just announced, was the young- est son of Samuel S. Howland of New York, of the firm of Howland & Aspinwall. His mother was the daughter of John Howe, one of the mayors of New York and the original incorporator of the Delaware & Hudson Canal company. General Howland's wife is a relative of ex-President Woolsey, of Yale College. Deceased early in the re- bellion enlisted as adjutant of the Sixteenth N.Y., regiment and became colonel. He was brevetted brigadier general for gallan- try at Gaines Mills where he was severely wounded. After recovering he re-entered the military service but his health being impaired by camp fever in Chickahoming he resigned. He was state treasurer in Fen- ton's administration. For many years he has been prominent in charitable and public spirited labors at Manhattan where he resided. He went abroad on account of his health last July.