GENERAL. How Connecticut Htanda Hartford, Conn., 5. Tho revised count of tho voto-i, furnished by the town clerks, gives English a majority of 17, with iho probability of scattering votes enough to put tho election into the general Assembly. Tho Congressional Congres-sional mnjorities are: first district, Strong, 274; second district, Kellogg, 17; fourth district, Barnum,- 1181; third district, Starkweather, 1403. In the Legislature the Senate has 18 Kc-p Kc-p publicans and 8 Democrats; the House ' 1 30 Republicans to IDS Democrats. Tho Times throws out 23 Republican votes in Cheshire, which the Republican Republi-can papers count, and makes English's majority 32. The l'osl figures his j majority at 12. and the scattering! vote at 14. It claims the election will ; go to tho Lcgislatnre, but seven of i these votes returned as scattering will bo counted by the canvassers. The ; chances now are about oven, with pos-1 ibly slight odds in favor of Jewell. ! There is a possibility that Nichols, Ro-1 publican, for Treasurer, is elected. The Joint High Commlaslon. New York, 6. It was telegraphed from Washington Jast night, on well informed authority, that the labors of tho joint high commission will be' finished in a fortnight from the present ' time, and that a treaty, whicti will be the basis of a settlement of the points of difference between the two countries, coun-tries, will be ready to be submitted to the Senate at that time. It is not im-probablo im-probablo that the senate will be in session ses-sion two weeks hence, and that the treaty will be considered before adjournment. ad-journment. General Schenck has expressed ex-pressed the opinion that the work of the commission will be finished in time for him to 6ail for England by the 1st of May. Washington New. Washington, G. Treasurer Spinner, Spin-ner, who has been confined to his bed lor two weeks, having had a surgical operation performed, is dow convalescent, convales-cent, being able to sit up. At one time his condition was considered critical. It is not true, as reported, that Trielhard, the French minister, has been taken to an insane asylum. He is now in Washington attending to the business of his legation. Prussian Minister Arrived. New York, 6. Baron Schloeser, the new Prussian minister, arrived from Mexico yesterday on his way to Washington. Wash-ington. Monetary and Stocks. New York, C. There were twenty-six twenty-six bids for gold to-day, amounting to S5.313.000, from $109.51 to$l 10.43. The awards will be about $2,000,000, from $110.27 to $110.43. New York, 6, 2, p.m. Governments steady. G's, 81, 16; 64. 2i; 65, 12; 06, 11J; 67, 112; 6S, 111; 10-40's, 8i. Currencies 15J. Stocks firm. W. U. T, 58i; Pacific Mail, 43?; W. F. & Co., 41; Union Pacific, 25J.