Business & Finance: Downtown

In downtown districts of the land last week the following made news:

¶Night tariffs for long-distance interstate telephone calls average about 40% lower than day rates, go into effect at 7 p. m., apply to station-to-station calls only. In a new schedule effective Jan. 15, American Telephone & Telegraph proposes to extend slack-time discounts in approximately the same ratio to person-to-person calls. All discounts will also be extended to Sunday daytime traffic, night rates applying from 7 p. m. Saturday to 4:30 a. m. Monday.

¶Unseasonably mild weather caused a break in anti-freeze alcohol, the price dropping 5¢ per gal. to...

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