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Trade In The Old Year

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New York, Jan. 3.- R. G. Dun & Co.'s weekly review of trade says that the new ycar oponB vit!i so much uncertainty that there is a natura] disposition to dwell r.pon the records of the yearjustcloaed.which show an extraordinary volume of business, in many lines sxirpassmg all precedent. Iron, eotton, leather, boots and shoes and meat production wore largor than in any previous ycar. Thtts, 3,219,312 cattle were slaughtorcd at Chica';.'. a;r.;inst 1,763,310 in 1S89, a gain of ■-'." per cent., and 5,788,088 iis, against 4,311,767 la 1889, a gain of S6 per eerst. At Boston 3,535,211 cases ot boots and shoes were shipprd, against 8,399,980, a g-ain of 4 , per cent. The business failures occuring throug-hout the country during the last seven days number U43, a-; compared with a total of 888 last week. For the waek of last year the Cg'ures were S


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