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The Bimetallic Commission

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A Paris dispatch of the 19th inst says: The United States bimetallic commission, eonsisting of Senator JKdward O. Wolcott, of Colorado; exVice President Adlai E. Stevenson, of Illinois, and Gen. Chas. J. Paine, of Massachusetts, has arrived here. The commission will not take any steps officially until Gen. Horace Porter, the new United States ambassador to France, has presented his credentials. Then, through Gen. Porter, the commission will ask President Faure for an audience. Upon that occasion the commissioners will present their credentials to the president and will await the appointmerrt by the French government of special delegates, with similar powers to their ovvn, with whom they will confer. The United States commissioners are staying at the Hotel Vendóme. They will renain here for about a month and then )roceed to London, where they will determine _ upon their future plans According' to the French premier, M. Meline, there is not the remotest likeliïood of Franca taking the initiative in calling a monetary conference until Great Britain agrees to take part in such a conference if it is callecl.


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