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EXTRA NEWS SSssSg fflsstsa^sss We are selling BLACK KERSEY OVERCOATS Oat Long at $10 *• Taft Brothers, Norwalk. | ml I Mark Down Sale ^ Heft's Double BrtasffS -/?• SUITS $5.50 TAFT BROTH1BS, ^ it «rw*usir«efe % "Equal and Exact Justice to all Men, of Whatever State or Persuaiion, Religious or Political."—Jefftrto*, fc1' •Js-'V. * ^ Vol. IV. Whole So, 1004 Norwalk Conn.. Tuesdaj Evening, December 11,1894. Commissioner Slieehan Surrenders. NEVT YOI?K, DOC. 11.—Commissions Sher-Iian si:rrs adored himself to the district attorney today. He was accompaniod by his attorney, Edward Brown, and his bondsman, ex-United States Marshal John W. Jacobus. who offered his house, 74 Perry street, valued at 825,000, as surety for the bond of $1,000 ordered by the district attorney. Sheehan was afterward arraigned before Judge Mar tine of the general sessions. 81,500 Package Lost. NEW YORK, Dec. 11.—A package containing $1,500 is reported to have been lost in the New York postoffice. It is said that it has been traced to cither the registry or postal money order department. Assistant Postmaster Swift said, "An investigation is now in progress, and a report will be made very shortly." He declined to give any particulars. i The Armenian Outrage. VIENNA, Decf 11.— All foreign diplomatic action at Constantinople has been suspended inconsequence of the exchange of views wliioh. on the initiative of Great Britain, is proceeding between the Berlin treaty powers with the view of taking joint action on the Armenian question. Chewed Dynamite and Was Killed. MIDDLETOWN, N. Y., Dec. 11.—A young man named Davis of Walton, N. Y., chewed the end of a dynamite cartridge off, alid it exploded. Davis was killed instantly. The Weather. : Cloudy, followed by fair; warmer. FINAXCIAIi AND COMMERCIAL Closing Quotations of the New York Stock Exchange. NEW YOEK, Dec. 10.— Money on call easy at 1 per cent. Prime mercantile paper, per cent. Sterling exchange strong, with actual business in bankers' bills at $4.88Ms@4.8($£ for demand and at $MTfirstname.lastname@example.org% for (So days. Posted rates, $4.S7email@example.com)^ and $4,firstname.lastname@example.org)<$. Commercial bills. $4.F6J4@4.FS6FCS. Silver certificates, 61%; no sales. Bar silver, 61. Mexican dollars, 50, nominal? Government bonds firm. State bonds dulL Railroad binds easier. Closing prices: Atchison. Bur. & Qumcy... C.. C., C. & St. L. Chesapeake & 0.. Qhicago Gas Cordage Cotton Oil Del. & Hud 5 TtmIM 18 m 156J6 Distillers' Trust.. 9 Erie 10^ General Electric. 35% Hocking Valley.. 18 Lackawanna 100^ Lake Shore 136% Lead 40^ Louisville &Nash. Missouri Pacific.. 28% Northwestern.... 98}<s New England 31^6 N. J. Central North American. Northern Pacific. Do. pref N. Y. Central.... Omaha Ontario <fc West.. Pacific Mail Reading Richmond Term. Rock Island Silver Bullion....' 6154 St. Paul Sugar Refining... Texas Pacific Union Pacific.... Wabash pref Western Union.. i% 17% 69^ WL 15% 23 15 16H fi2 01J4 m 12 UH General Markets. NEW YORK, Dec. 10.—FLOUR—State and western quiet, but fairly steady; cily mills patents, $email@example.com; winter patents, $2.8J<3£.15: city mills clears, $3.35: winter straights, firstname.lastname@example.org. WHEAT—No. 2 red opened lower under heavy foreign sellingfweak cables and 1,200,000 bushels increase on passage, but subsequently rallied on covering; January, (50 7-16@60J£c.j March, 62 9-16c. RYE—Nominal; carlots, 54®58c.; boats, 56® JSc. CORN—No. 2 opened weaker with wheat, but promptly recovered on light receipts and small Inspection; May, &3}$@54c.; December, 65J^@ 56c. ' OATS—No. 2 quiet, but steady; May, 80J£c.; track, white state, 37@42c. PORK—Dull; new mess, $13.50@14; family, |12.50@13. LARD—Weaker; prime western steam, I7.22J4, nominal. BUTTER—Weaker; state dairy, 13@23c.: state creamery, 18®24c. CHEESE—Quiet; state, large, 9@ll^c.; small, 9}^@12c. EGGS—Quiet; state and Pennsylvania, 26® fTc.; western, 22@26c. SUGAR— Raw dull; fair refining, 8c.; centrifugal, 96 test, 3J^c.: refined quiet; crushed, 4 11-16 @4%c.; powdered, 4 3-16@4%c. MOLASSES—Steady; New Orleans, 28@37c. RICE—Quiet; domestic, 4J$@6MJC.; Japan, tmwe. TALLOW—-FI irm; city, 4%c.; country, 4%c. HAY—Steady; shipuing, 50®55c.; good to choice. 60®77>$c. IT FASTENS ITS HOLD -~»upon you before you know it. It ig sure to be in the air we breathe, the water we drink. The gorm of Consumption is everywhere present. The germ begins to grow as soon as it reaches a weak spot in the body. Catarrh, Bronchitis, and a scrofulous condition, furnish these weak spots. The way to fight these germs—begin early—render the liver active and purify the blood with Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery. Besides, it builds up healthy flesh. It's guaranteed in all bronchial, throat and lung affections; every form of scrofula, even Consumption in its earlier stages. If the "Discovery" fails to benefit or cure, you have your money back. Fortify yourself against disease by making the body germ-proof, then you will save yourself from grip, malaria, and many of the passing diseases. It cures Catarrh in Head — perfectly and manently— Dr. Sage's tarrh Remedy. Senator Call's Resolution Is Intended to Bring Tliat About. THE CHINO-JAPANESE WAR, Florida's Senator Would Like to Have the Great Powers Attempt to Bring Peace — A Dull Day In the House of Representatives. WASHINGTON, Dec. 11.—Mr. Harris (Dem., Tenn.), president pro tern., called the senate to order today in the absence of Vice President Stevenson, who has not yet returned from Asheville, N. C., where he is with his family. Senators HQ1, Blackburn and Carey were in their seats for the first time this session. Mr. Morrill (Rep.,Vt.) gave notice that tomorrow he would address the senate on sundry senate bills relating to proposed financial legislation* instead of on Wednesday, as he had heretofore given; notice. A resolution was passed filling^ the vacancy in the board of regents of the Smithsonian institution at Washington by the appointment of Gardiner G. Hubbard of Washington.- On motion of Mr. Frye (Rep., Me.) a resolution was adopted requesting the secretary of war to transmit to the senate the report of the board of engineers and bridge building experts on the bridge proposed to be erected by the New York and New Jersey Bjddge company across the Hudson river. Mr. Call (Dem., Fla.) presented a resor lution setting forth that the independence of the island of Cuba is an object of great importance to the United States and to the commercial and political interests of the people of both countries and requesting the president to: commence negotiations with Spain for the recognition of the independ-ence of the island and for the guarantee' by the United States of the payment of such a sum of money as shall be agreed on between the United States and Spain. The resolution went over until tomorrow. A China-Japan Resolution. Mr. Call also presented a resolution declaring that the further prosecution of the war between China and Japan to the disintegration of the ancient government and nationality of China will not be advantageous to the peace or civilization of the nations pf the world and their progress in the arts, and that the interests of the world require that all governments shall unite in negotiating with Japan and China for the termination of the war and the settlement of their differences by arbitration on terms just and honorable to both nations, and for such guarantees by the government of China for the protection of the lives and property of the citizens and subjects of foreign governments as shall be adequate for this purpose. Without discussion the resolution was referred to the committee on foreign relations. The events of the past few days leave little room for doubt that the financial question is to be a prominent topic in the senate during the present session, and there are some facts which point to a state of affairs which may render the session one of great interest. It is understood that the Instructions of the Democratic senatorial caucus do not go to the extent of indorsing the recommendations of the president and Secretary Carlisle, but only require the finance committee to take these suggestions under consideration as they would any other suggestions bearing upon the question which might come from a creditable source. There is little doubt that the finance committee will take the subject up, but with what result is not so easily stated. In the seriate at large the plan appears fco commend itself to some of the southern senators largely because of its provisions for the removal of the state bank tax. If a bill on the lines suggested should reach the senate, it would be opposed by bhe extreme free silver men, who believe that if a law containing such provisions should be enacted it would prove a deathblow to silver. - In the House. .» Today under the rules the house devoted itself to the consideration of business reported from the committee on the District of Columbia, and immediately after the calling of committees for report the house, on motion of Mr. Heard (Dem., Mo.), chairman of the District of Columbia committee, went into committee of the whole. Postmasters Nominated. WASHINGTON, Deo. 11.—The president today s&nt to the senate the following nominations of postmasters: New York—James Halllgan, Canajo-harie; GeorgeH. McKinley, Clayton; John S. Edwards, Sayville; John C. Van Dyke, - Stamford; Thomas A. Riley, Ticonderoga; Robert B..Barrett, Washingtonville; William H. S. Smith, Hempstead; Dewitt Mc- Keel, Farmer; Winfield S. Watson, Fair-port; Henry J. Buell, Holley; Robert G. Henry, Cambridge. New Jersey—Benjamin Hilton, Bast Orange; W. Conover Smith, Keyport. .. Letter Carriers Win. WASHINGTON, Dec. 11.—The United States court of claims today rendered judgments in favor of about 260 Baltimore letter carriers for time served in excess,, of eight hours a day, the whole amounting to about $180,000. Blssell Goes to Buffalo. WASHINGTON, Dec. 11.—Postmaster General Bissell has left for Buffalo, where he will spend a week or more attending to private business. First Assistant Jones Is the acting postmaster general in Mr. Bis- Beir's absence. the per- Car Colorado Mine on fire. NEWCASTLE, Colo., Dec. 11.—Firebrofca jut in the Vulcan coal mine in the new llope, in which 55 men were employed, today. It is supposed that the fire was caused by the accumulation of gas. Failing to subdue the flames by applying water through the means of hose, the manage^ ment decided to flood the mine. It will take at least two weeks to extinguish the Bro I CI Explains His Financial Plan to the Committee on Banking. PK0MINENT MEN PRESENT. The Secretary of the Treasury Elaborates His Scheme and Answers Questions Pat to Him by Several Melhbers. of the Committee. WASHINGTON, Dec. 11.—Secretary Carlisle appeared before the house committee on Tmnfeing and currency today to present in detail the features of the new currency plan proposed in his annual report and endorsed in the president's message. There was much interest In the hearing, as it was felt that Mr. Carlisle would lend a more popular interest to the subject than had appeared in the formal report. The crowd in attendance made it necessary to use the large room of the committee on ways and means. Besides the full membership of the committee present Senor Romero, the Mexican minister, and many members of congress were in attendance. Mr. Carlisle adopted an easy, conversational style of address. He said he was ready to answer questions from the committee as well as to elaborate his own views. He took up each section of his recent recommendations. "First—Repeal all laws requiring or authorizing the deposit of the United States bonds as security for circulation, and, second, permit national banks to issue notes to an amount not exceeding 75 per cent of their paid up and unimpaired capital, but require each bank before receiving notes to deposit a guarantee fund consisting of United States legal tender notes, including treasury notes of 1890, to the amount of 30 per cent upon the circulating notes applied for, this percentage of deposits upon the circulating notes outstanding to be maintained at all times, and whenever a bank retires its circulation, in whole or in part, its guarantee fund to be returned to it in proportion to the amount of notes received." Says Bond Plan Prevents Elasticity. Mr. Carlisle eaid he was satisfied that the present law requiring the deposit of bonds to secure circulation prevented the elasticity of the currcncy. '' The provision outlined,'' said Mr. Carlisle, "gives ample protection without the deposit of bonds as required by the present law." Mr. Carlisle said the practical value of a reserve fund of currency was • shown in 1891. There was a demand for money aggregating $10,000,000. The treasury did its best to meet the stringency, but at the time the notes were ready to distribute the demand had gone by, and many of the packages of notes were returned unopened. The secretary invited criticism of this particular section. Chairman Springer asked how the secretary's plan differed from the Baltimore plan. Mr. Carlisle explained the technical difference. The Baltimore plan proposed a deposit of 50 per cent under certain conditions, while the treasury plan proposed a deposit of 30 per cent. When a bank failed, the treasury plan contemplated an assessment on all national banks, they in turn having a lien on the failed bank. , Representative Hall (Mo.) suggested that there was a prevailing opinion that it was unsafe to place the entire question of expanding the currency in the hands of corporations and banks. "It will ^ork automatically," said Mr. Carlisle. " Banks will not expand the curr rency unless the public need it. Their interest will be to expand and contract as the common interests demand. These interests will therefore control at all times." Importance of Flexibility. The secretary urged that this flexibility was much more desirable than a rigid system by which a fixed amount of currency was always outstanding. At one time the stringency was so "great that the banks drew out $13,000,000 under pressure, and if it had not been for the Canadian banks who sent currency into this country seri-ous results might have ensued. Mr. Johnson (Ind.) asked if the Baltimore plan did not contemplate government liability. Mr. Carlisle said the ultimate liability was on the government by the ^Baltimore plan and on the banks by his plan. The banks were compelled to keep the safety fund always Intact. As fast as depleted the banks had to bring it up again. In practical operation, the secretary said, the reserve sum was always much lower than the law contemplated. A recent investigation showed it was down to $5,000,- 000 or $6,000,000, whereas it was presumably much larger for the purpose of protection. The proposed plan contemplates that the current redemption as well as the final redemption shall be met by the banks. The daily redemptions now run into the millions. This is not due to wornout or worthless currenoy, but the New York banks find themselves overloaded. They send national bank notes to the New York subtreasury and have them redeemed in United States notes or other legal classes of currency. The treasury then sends word to the national banks to redeem these notes that the subtreasuries have taken in. It sometimes t^kes the national banks two or three months to take up their notes." Large Sums "Held Up." "It results," said the secretary, "in keeping a very large sum suspended in the air. We have ,paid it out and will eventually get it back, but in the meantime this large sum is held up.'' Mr. Carlisle said the proposed plan would exactly reverse this system. Mr. Johnson asked if the ultimate liability of the government would not inspire more confidence in the currency. "Undoubtedly," said the secretary, "11 the United States government stands behind a national bank note, it inspires absolute confidence. But my idea is that the proposed plan will insure ample protection and therefore ample confidence.'' Mr. Walker (Mass.) put the hypothetical case of a failed bank and asked the coursa to be pursued under the proposed system, ••ifrrst," said tec secretary, "thebank a 30 per cent goes into the general safety funds. The notes of tho batik are then paid immediately. If the total of the- safety fund and the assets of the failed bank" are insufficient to meet all liabilities without carrying the general safety fund bel6\v the 5 per centi then all the banks are assessed to meet the liabilities, The banks 'then have a lien on the assets of the: failed banks." Mr. Walker asked wha£ Refold happen if a failed bank had no assets/sip that there would be no lien for the other banks fall back on. The secretary said ; this was in extensive DresumDtion. ^ oooiurac only six times that a national bank had been absolutely without assets. ' The Reduction of Circulation. " I • understand," said Mr. Johnson (O.), "tliat you hope to secure an elastic currency by this plan. Now, what incentive would thero be for a bank to reduce its circulation?" - . "The bank may not, at once reduce," 6aid the secretary, "but if the public does not want nfioney the bank will withdraw circulation, as there will be a small tax on it." " Tho bank will go the limit of its circulation at the outset, will it not?" queried Mr. Johnson. "Probably yes, at the start," said Mr. Carlisle, "but if thero is no demand for what is issued,the notes will be slowly but surely retired. The tax on the notes is not much, but it is enough to keep tho is sue beyond what the public needs." Mr. Johnson said he could not see the elasticity claimed. Some banks might reduce ; others might not. Tho plan showed a great inducement for issuing currency, but it did not show the same inducement for contracting currency. - Mr. Johnson (Ind.) asked as to the state bank feature of the secretary's plan. "It "Suggests merely a plan by which state banks could act if they saw fit. But the government has no direct concern with state institutions. The plan simply give? them the privilege of acting under certain conditions if'they see fit." Mr., Walker asked if Mr. Carlisle had yet drawtf a bill embodying his plan. " The* secretary replied that he had . dictated a rough draft today, and he^'would submit it to the committee. It was a tentative measure, and he would change it in some do-tails. " . The Fifth Proposition. Mr. Carlisle nest took up the fifth proposition of his plan—viz:: "No national bank note to be of lbss denomination than $10 and all riotes of the same denomination to be uniform in design, but banks desiring to redeenr their notes; in gold may have them made payable in ] that coin, the secretary of the treasury to have authority to prepare and keep on hand ready for issue upon application a reserve of blank national bank riotes for each banking association having circulation^'' The secretary Jshow_e(i1the desirability of this section. It would encourage the circulation of the silver certificates of .small denominations. The national bank notes being above $10 would give a clear field to the silver certificates under $10. These certificates were now crowded into the treasury. If they were to be kept as a part of our money, they should be forced into use, and this would aocompjish that end. Representative Hall (Mo.) asked as to the gold provision in the secretary's plan. Mr. Carlisle said this had been put in because of the "gold banks" on the Pacific coast, mainly at San Francisco, which had little paper and £much gold. It was not intended to apply to the country at large. Mr. Sperry asked if silver certificates wero redeemed in gold. "No," said the secretary; "there is a popular impression >to that effect, but it-is not correct. There are only two classes of notes redeemed in gold—viz, the greenbacks and the treasury notes under the Sherman act of 1890." In response to several questions by Mr. Johnson (O.), Mr. Carlisle said the suppositions were based on extremes. The future should look out for itself. The plan was based on the conditions of the present and not remote possibilities of the future. Mr. Sperry asked what would occur if the gold circulation should disappear. Would the government meet its obligations in silver? The secretary replied that silver was only one-fifth of the circulation. There was need of small notes to supplement tho coin. Mr. Walker asked as to the subsidiary silver coin, which led Mr. Carlisle to speak of the bad condition of the ourrenoy iaws on this point. It accumulated in the treasury at times when there was a dearth of small change at many points. "It might be cured," said the secretary, "by making subsidiary coin a legal tender." The secretary took up the ninth provision of his plan—viz, repeal all provisions of the law requiring banks to keep a reserve on account of deposits. He explained the unwisdom of the present law. '' It keeps a bank from using its reserve at a time when it needs it most," said ho. Mr. .Warner (N. Y.) asked If the allowance of national banks to do away Ttfith a reserve would not be a discrimination against state banks in states requiring a reserve. The secretary said it might be open to that objection. Mr Cobb (Ala.) asked, "Do" you hold that the government owes.no obligation to depositors?" "No more," said the secretary, "than it is obligated to protect private citizens who invest their funds in manufacturing concerns, corporations, etc.'' Miss Woumitclt's Career. SAN FRANCISCO, Dcc. 11.—Miss Mary Woumack, whose strange escapade in scattering coin on tho streets of New York resulted in her arrest, is well known in San Francisco. Her carcer hex-e was brief, but brilliant. She represented herself as a widow and rented a handsome fiat, where she entertained in good style. She had many friends among clubmen, and there was much scandal in connection with her name despite the presence of her maid, a matronly appearing female of over 40, ' The America's Cup Bace. .. LONDON, Dec. 11.—The St. James Ga-isette this afternoon eays it thinks that a race next year for tho America's cup is by Bo means certain on account of the deed of gift, "the very rock upon which the chal- Uwise of 1889 fell throiigh." . ' Price One Cent. Cor Main and Wall Streets, Nor walk, CODM. -' *\ Our Anniversary Display of HOLIDAY GOODS! Will Be on Exhibition - « s. • -• Saturday Morning, December 8th. <# ^ " For a month past the greatest care has been given to their selection. The stock is • replete with new things for use and ornament. The desings are more attractive and the prices lower than ever before. There's no better time in selecting Xmas gifts than now. HANDKERCHIEFS. Don't think for a minute that we'll tell yon all about this stock—tho b^st we eyer had. If we did we would have to fill up this paper. Only a few items are quoted as illustrations: 500 dozen for men, women and children, in plain and fancies, quite, a few are worth 10c, your pick at|5c each. 100 doz ladies' fine Swiss «mbroidered handkerchiefs, all new designs, imp »rte I to sell at l(Je, bi^ value at 12^c each. 50 dozen ladies' handkerchiefs, Vandyke point lace edges, the daintiest thing on (be market, would be a bargain at 39c. Price while they last will be 25c each. Ladies' and men's siik initial handkerchiefs, superior quality and lettering, the price speaks for itself, 25c each. 75 doz men's silk initial handkerchiefs, 1^ inch hem same as we 6old last season at 75c, priee at this sale, 50c each. Great crowd3 \yi!l be hern to secure them so you'd best be early. * y • * Something everybody can use—hence a rousing reception will be accorded these special offerings. 10 dozen 26 inch ana 28 inch Gloria umbrellas with natural and fancy sticks, extra value at $1 each. 150 twilled Gloria umbrellas very choice handles, 26 inch and 28 inch regular price $1.98, extraordinary value -at $1.50 each. 100 umbrellas, Dresden and fancy top handles, exclusive designs, and very popular ; they're a wonderful bargain at $1.98 each. IfiTVisit the home of Santa Glaus on the Second floor for dolls and doll carriages, toys of all description, sleds, wagons, books, games, etc. All are welcome. .Vs?; "'"'I pi • -5^ SAVE MONEY AND TIME. Inspect our large lot of MATTRESSES & BED SPRINGS PALL STOCK OF CARPETS NOVELTIES IN THREE PIECES. Aso a fine line of Chiffoniers, Wilton Rug Couches, at $9.00 .All sold two-thirds value. HOYT, iVorwalk and South Norwalk. xn El fc § THE BEST FLOOR MADE! ?HIS FLOUR has stood the test, and been at the head for the last twenty years. It will make more Bread and Better Bread than a:ny other Flour made. Be sure and get the JONES SUPERS A-TIVE FLOUR. All grocery have it. —. WHOLESALE AGENTS: V - THE HOLMES, KELLEJJ & SEMiECK CO. WANTED I Attention Just received; latest styles in Fall and Winter Millinery, consisting of Hats,Hat Frames Feathers, Ribbons. Velvets and Buckles; also a very fine line of Walking Hats, Turbans, Sailors, etc, at Fawcett'Sp Headquarters for Millinery No. 3 Water street, Norwalk. Call and examine. PATENTS! FOSTER,FREEMAN St CHAMBEEIiAIN Gouncelors in Patent Canes. Mechanical and Electrical experts. Booms 12,13,14, Bish- * op Block, Bridgeport, Conn. 30 years experience in Pat-ents. BOMB TSSjEMJBJEJt OX" OXJit FIKM IS IS nob. wajliK Erjsjtr week.. Write for particulars to Bridgeport. Horace E. Dann, ' • EXOBMIOk " Livery and Sales Stable. » . Opposite Danbnry' and Norwalk Railroad depot, Norwalk, Conn. Stylish Single or Double Teams V: o with or without drivers. . Safe horses for women - '; and children. . . ' v ; - ; SADDLE HORSES A SPECIALTY GEO. H. OSTERBANKS, ; t House and Sign Painting and Paper Hanging. Orders promptly and reasonably executed Sbop and Besfdence 47 Biv.er street Norwalk. mmsm 954 6m
EXTRA NEWS SSssSg fflsstsa^sss
We are selling
BLACK KERSEY OVERCOATS
Oat Long at $10
*• Taft Brothers, Norwalk. |
I Mark Down Sale
^ Heft's Double BrtasffS -/?•
TAFT BROTH1BS, ^ it
"Equal and Exact Justice to all Men, of Whatever State or Persuaiion, Religious or Political."—Jefftrto*, fc1' •Js-'V. * ^
Vol. IV. Whole So, 1004 Norwalk Conn.. Tuesdaj Evening, December 11,1894.
Commissioner Slieehan Surrenders.
NEVT YOI?K, DOC. 11.—Commissions
Sher-Iian si:rrs adored himself to the district
attorney today. He was accompaniod
by his attorney, Edward Brown, and his
bondsman, ex-United States Marshal John
W. Jacobus. who offered his house, 74
Perry street, valued at 825,000, as surety
for the bond of $1,000 ordered by the district
attorney. Sheehan was afterward arraigned
before Judge Mar tine of the general
81,500 Package Lost.
NEW YORK, Dec. 11.—A package containing
$1,500 is reported to have been lost
in the New York postoffice. It is said that
it has been traced to cither the registry or
postal money order department. Assistant
Postmaster Swift said, "An investigation
is now in progress, and a report will be
made very shortly." He declined to give
The Armenian Outrage.
VIENNA, Decf 11.— All foreign diplomatic
action at Constantinople has been suspended
inconsequence of the exchange of
views wliioh. on the initiative of Great
Britain, is proceeding between the Berlin
treaty powers with the view of taking
joint action on the Armenian question.
Chewed Dynamite and Was Killed.
MIDDLETOWN, N. Y., Dec. 11.—A young
man named Davis of Walton, N. Y.,
chewed the end of a dynamite cartridge
off, alid it exploded. Davis was killed instantly.
: Cloudy, followed by fair; warmer.
FINAXCIAIi AND COMMERCIAL
Closing Quotations of the New York Stock
NEW YOEK, Dec. 10.— Money on call easy at 1
per cent. Prime mercantile paper, per
cent. Sterling exchange strong, with actual
business in bankers' bills at $4.88Ms@4.8($£ for
demand and at $MTemail@example.com% for (So days.
Posted rates, $4.S7firstname.lastname@example.org)^ and $4,email@example.com)<$.
Commercial bills. $4.F6J4@4.FS6FCS. Silver certificates,
61%; no sales. Bar silver, 61. Mexican
dollars, 50, nominal? Government bonds
firm. State bonds dulL Railroad binds easier.
Bur. & Qumcy...
C.. C., C. & St. L.
Chesapeake & 0..
Del. & Hud
Distillers' Trust.. 9
General Electric. 35%
Hocking Valley.. 18
Lake Shore 136%
Missouri Pacific.. 28%
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