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Nev- place has kennel' attack in- his trouble. purchased place new A made with dog have neighbor's wrath of EDISON'S NEWTELEPHONE LOUD IT MAY BE OVEK A LARBK ROOM. AN SXIlIBiriON AT MENLO PARK--HOW THE HKW INSTIUJMBNT WOEKB-- THE MAGNET DISPENSED WITH--A H1VAL OF ER. BAE- KBTT'S MIOKOPUONB-- THE TRANSMITTER. The New York Sun suys some 30 friends of Mr. Thomas A. Edison and members of the press visited Menlo New Jersey, Monday afternoon, eind wit- nesiid an exhibition of the new electrochemical telephone which he is about putting on the European market. It is c'aimed that the telephones ni piesentin use do not speak loudly enough or articulate distinctly enough for commercial adoption in Europe, owing to the electrical peculiarities of the old world, Â»nd Edison's new telephone answers tbe The chief characteristic of it 'is that dinpenses entirely with the magnet, which is covered by the Bell arad Gray patents, and substitutes for it the carbon bu!,ton in the transmitter, and a cylinder of moistened chalk in the bolh the invention of Edison. This telephone was exhibited Monday. It Hpeaks loud and strong, so that him to the evening arrange- taku all our effort. will sage is heard over a large room. By device added during the last week, 'the is wen magnified in passage, so that deHvered to the auditor louder than received by the instrument. It is also practicable through any distance that be r-overed by other telephones. The chemical used to moisten the spool ot chalk caustic noda, which is polarissed, and in this lies its magical power. The machine ia vocal only when the cylinder chalk is turned on its little shaft by petrson conversing, the electric current coming up through the pedestal on it i.urna aad running out on a steel winch ruos upon the cylinder to a mouthpiece two inches distant. Proiessor Johnson, one of Edison's assistants, started to day for England, carrying 50 of the new telephones--all been finished. He will set them up London and establish telephone there and on the Continent.