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YOL, XXL LOGANSPORT, INDIANA, ^ESDAY MORNIffjMftUST 11 ; 1896. Handkerchief Wonder We will place ou Sale 100 dozen entirely new effects in Handkerchiefs. Rare Effects never shown in America. TODAY Point Venice Handkerchiefs. Very clieor Linen, centers, with fine hemstitched edges, encircled with Handsome Xew Point Venice Lace Effects. The goods were imported to sell af 65 and 73c each. Through the failure of the Importer we have secured them so that we cnn dispose of the lot at ' CHOICE 25 CENTS. We nlso iilace on sale many choice comprising linen colored handkerchiefs effects worth up to G5c. All for 2oc. Shirt Waists Handkerchiefs from our regular stock. and flue white linen" embroidered Lot i. Lot '2. Lot 3. 650 75C 85 Waists - p8c $1.25 $1.50 Waists $1.75 $2.00 Waists - - 39C - - 6pc - - 7SC Choice of any $3.50 Waist - - $1.50 The wheel lias C4 hows more to run. hour, A guess with every pm-cnase,.' 409-411 BROADWAY. 8 Days Here. It is rn.nni.ti? fvorn 10 to ID miles an 306 FOURTH ST. Clothes up to Date . . Have been in great favor at our establishment. Fact la no one hai a finer line of woolens and worsteds to select from tha ours. Important Features ... Jn the make-up of|our clothee work their superiority, not the^eheapest tailors but claim to be the best. We are Carl W. Keller, tailor and Draper. 3" Market Street. See Our Prices on Granite Ware 4 quart Sauce Pan , 6 quart Sauce Pan . . . 8 quart Sauce Pan . . • • • 10 quart Sauce Pan ... 12 quart Sauce Pan . . . 6 quart Milk Pan . . , 4 quart Coffee Pot . . 6 pint Tea Pot , . . No. 28 Wash Pan . . ., • . • No. 30 Wash Pan . • . . '. . Cuspidors • . . . • T. J. FLANEQIN, 310 Market St. 25c 35c 40c 60c 65c 15C 60c 3.5'C 20c 25c 25c Lflganspofl (SJfahasli Natural and Artificial Gas Bills due the first of each month, ten day's grace, All bills payable at the office of the Company, 317 Pearl Street. Special-Low rates on heaters during the months of May, June, July August and Sept- tember. '. • • . • Invitations ••"• Are always appreciated and especially so when they>ro tutefully gotten ap. ; THE JOURNAL Job Printing Department is making a • specialty of,?:'.' ' .- . . •••.'. • ••••-•• . INVITATION!, PROGRAMS. LETTERHEADS, NOTE^ HEADS, BILL HEADS,; STATEMENT*; CARDS, CIRCULARS, ETC.; ETC. latest Styles in Fancy Type and Material. PROTECT"YOUR EYES; The ; , -The wall-known D. A. HAUK . M, ererj psir ituanmteed, latiiff themwi?es of the great sapttlotltj of these iixxlsoftr t .• ,' .... ;Ho -Peddlers oapplltd. ON TO NEW YOBK. fumbled. 1 , into' the : cellar'Beneath the porch made things-seem'worse thnn .they were. Soin'e* women-'in the crowd started to push their.'way out, and their William Jennings BryanContinues, .frantic eagerness^get away added to ffM"»"j- «"""» & j . the other caused Qf excitement, started a mad panicky rush. ."Stand still, don't move,!' cried Mr.-'Brvan and others on His Journey East. Enthusiastic Sympathizers with His , Cause Meet Him Along the Route 1 . —Speaks Frequent.!}."' Chicago, Aug. 10.—The.ira.ijy,bearing \V. J, Bryan and party eu-.route.from' Lincoln to New York cif where the. jluiiiUiu v* «j....j .- — — ,•--.--• . •' • the Kock Island depot at 7:30 p. m. Saturday. The streets abo,u k t. the- depot verc blockaded by a sweltering, crowd of people, and it was with, difficulty that Mr. Bryan could reach-his carriage. A procession without 'any., semblance of order escorted^ him. to. the. Clifton house. .. ;- . ...•:.< Between State street and Wabnsh avenue on Monroe street ev.ery.,ineh ot space wns occupied by.'.^hbse who wanted to hear as well ns see'tlie presidential nominee. The QlJfton. house, where Mr. Bryan stayed during)he.Chi- cago cocvention, is situated.ori.Monrbe 'street, between Wabnsh'.'.avenue..- and 'State street, and thousands' of people were packed into this space.." It 'was rearly nn hour and a half froX'the time of arrival until the Bryan" party ' appeared on the small balcony of the Clifton- house. Mr. Bryan''rested a little.while before he showed h'inrs'eltto ^ = the.jieople, and when his face'was seen , j?,. yan w a « roundly cheered by a small thefs.iirose a'iroar of voices; lasting se'v- cr o Wt T, the train bearing the democratic —.-iuii-,','*....'•'>. "•-'.. • ••• "•• nominee came to''Ada, Here he tnnde his first speech of the day. After un introduction by Prof. Lehr,.of the Ada normal school, he'.paid: "Ladles and-Gentlemen: While I hiive erai.'nrtnu'tes.'.; Speak*. v .',•;•.'njfirynn Speak... -" •"-__ •'• ; Mn'v«nd ;>Irs, Bryan stoo'd ^alongside illi'dni^.'-'-'Strong while"- 4 h'e r 'tried to of welcome, but he several times 'in the Alllo • 11»*W* s « j* w" -• — • — .. course'.o£'ills-'brief speech. "Cries for Bryan;)pit-repeated, practically, settled the r^tyj&f .the'welcoming speech,-and Mr. Stroo'g i *o6n gave wny. ' Wlieh--Mr., Bryonjijiv'lth-his 'wife smiling compla- centlyiljiy;'. his fide, prepared to speak, there ,wn'.j!.a''ifepetition of the deafening tumult,/ miilcing it impossible -for him to be hejard .until he had pleaded for silence. .'JTi.cn he said, after expressing his gratification at his reception: "In no other country can the people take 01 me munur HI™..-.. ""-•^p^-^T: " tin a private citizen and make him their toko their part In this fleht.^ll.oud cheer*. Instrument to nccompllsh their wlfl. When I thank you." . _, ni I seo this assemhlaffe to-nlfjht, and when I remember-what the newspapers In this city say, I am reminded of what one of our friends sftld to me; "Nobody Is o^n our side except the'people.' As 1 look Into .the faces of these people and remember that our ene- mlPH cft.ll them a menace to free government I say: Who Bhall save'the people from.>themsolves7 I am proud to have In this campaign the support of those who are proud'to call themselves the common people, it I-was' behind the great trusts and combinations I know I-would no sooner take my seat than they would demand I rhoulr. UBO my. power to rob the .people; Hut having rather the support-of the great tolling masaea I know when they give me their ballot they will unite In saylns:. Do your duty and we have our reward. .These are the people who ask no favors of the government. Who want equal rights for all and Bpe-jlaLiitlvlleges for none." • Off for the J5n»t. Mr. Bryan left this city for'Pittsburgh by the Pennsylvania road at 11:30 p. m. .ot Mr. . Mrs. .fpllowed the .o r. •* . . . ipeeii. One^lderiy.man jumped on the ' - houted Illinois r ,Wia-.h:e:wantB to.ieep.lt in good ' ,-. condttlw&'#br<lili,.New York speech, ; . :. •^^St;« 1 i'.wio...t'Middi'. ! pohit;' /,' . . : that he'.was afraldHhVcauritry, would be -•- - -'" " L -"--- i* • *v I •IV • •u«p»»>w»* <^r»«VM. w..j • mS'CUr..' fPfllPJUifl. «« VUG CApJ«l»U.LJUU 114UI. .. TlCKet, AUIB • WpMMlJ**..-^ ^.*~~«"-. ' . own Sp«,el8usU'-of 'New York' h«w. aptointrf ' he : cbul%Qt,>make a Bpeeclrww i fin- know ,' he continued,' ^heremre a great as scant tor their celebrstsd 3psl>tsoles and, 1 1'. ished,.-t^',Jorch of a store directly jn many people whojhave <<««<!: in -a sir guaranteed, .'-•.--• '. ••*-'."••• ;. f r 6 E Vp'f$h;e..traln and about 20 feet dis- drought so lon'g:tha,tithej? sre alraia 01 "' ' "• • ' - - - i ' t '- 1 ''' v '••--' - ' •+P.T.'.- ip Tr,pti ; -ivhpre he \\as standintr. jrai e a flr.n/1" The cheers-that'-'rVent up were nnf hoa nnmnlflKx Mtp.i4in.uit p«<. Invltyvi all to* -tant, irOIU, |.W,fleCE ,UC n no oi«uj;Jiiib, fcnM: a UOOd .1M v»^ •. v. ^ r, . id prolonged.;.v-- • * .tl^:- , ir w.en%np\from the spec w tors, and thi"'shi-ieirt? of those whothiul v —- ,the train, and their Words"brought the frightened people to themselves. It was found that nobody hail been hurt in the cuve-ln. When this was told Mr. Bryan he re•marked to the crowd:'.,"!£',you would get on our platform., it wouldn't full 'down." A laugh followed, of course, and the people had recovered enough from thiiir fright to cheer the nominee • as the.'i-jiiu moved off. When Lima was reached' at. 7:43 Mr, Br.vun found a biff.cro.wd awaiting him. The people were packed in bc- twceathe train and the station building, a very (narrow spnce, and there was rmuch pushing and crowding in the endeavor of the majority of them to get 'near the nominee. The demonstration 'was enthusiastic in' the. extreme. Fifteen hundred people- were in the ns- sembhige, and they spent the first few 1 minutes after- Mr. Bryan .cume to .the platform in cheering him, and then ' shook his hand vigorously..- Mrs. Bryan made'.'her first appearance.of the day and-stood by her husbnhd's/sitlc. State Central Committeeman Durbin, of Kenton, joined the party.at;Limo. and asked Mr: Eryan to make .a'-speech at Ada, which Mr. Bryan promised to do. Spcaku nt Ada, After passing Lafayette, where Mr. "''You're getting down close to .Me-' Kinley here, and we'll give you a good one," shouted, a stout man who led the cheering of 300 people at Loudonville, which was reached about noon. "Does the entbiisiasmiperease as we proceed toward Cantqj.l'r' was the candidate's smiling query, and the question was inswered by laughter and cries of affirmation. A hundred people gathered at Lakeville begged for a speech as a reward for their cheers. "JiAt a few words, Mr. Bryin," they cried, and al•though the crowd was small 'and the nominee hud decided to talk us little :is possible, he pave way and made a few .remarks which delighted the Lalcevllle people. WITHIN CUE BORDERS. News Briefl? Told from Various Towns In Indiana. been speaking inuch on this trip, I cannot wltlistand the. temptation to say a word here, and the words so kindly spoken by- Prof. Lehr, you will remember, are not thought of since the nomination. He Is one of the original Bryan men. When I was here a year ago he was a Bryan man. I'thlnk he wanted you to become acqualnt- edwlthmeso If you wanted post offlcts, you would know whero : to C9mc to pet them, I am not distributing post offices yet. but I hope to be: before-long.-. [Cheers.] I remember with a-great deal of pleasure this city, and the student's of the'university, and I hope thut'they will-become'Students of the money queatlon and.bjuprcpared to Washington, a railway- hamlet, was not too small to turn-out a few score of people ready to. cheer., < .-Then came Dunkirk, whmMr.'Bryari'.toHced again. Atf Bncyru*. ~ At Bucyrus, 0., the.crowd did not numbervmore than 500, but had plenty of enthusiasm and gave.it to Mr. Bryan without itlnt. S:Mr:-Bryan said: "Ladles and Gentlemen: I am very much obliged'to you for'this cordial greeting, and I want to thank <jne. of the pioneers for having sown yiarfago.the..jeed that la bearing 'fruit to-flSy.'-'Before I had com- ijiencefl the study of"the money question, before'I knew anything about.thejrestora- tion of sllyer, aen.FlnleK, y.QMje.Present- ' In congress; wasfwotklngrfort reo and &tlVO in vuimi coai TT**"." w» »..--o - — - -.unlimited:'coinage of silver at sixteen to one.,' 'j;am ; gratified that he Is alive now made*'and I am not BurpVlsea"'that those EtrionB wliom-he has;tlved are ready to-day to assert that this .government Is able to have a' flnanclal-'pollcy of Us own without „ j. The day was spent quietly, the candidate securing much-needed rest ^£" t ™^3S3^^« na'iipi « Mr. and Mrs. Bryan attended service at w *™ ng ^oud cheering.] . I thank- you, lathe Englewood Presbyterian church. "" ' -• • '— "•«- —."«-•""!'-» After service they returned to •'-• the Clifton house, where they rested .until 6:30. At six o'clock Mrs. Bryan went to the main-parlor of the hotel and received a large number of people who were waiting to see her husband. Mr. Bryan received in his room. • ''•- K»rly Morning Greetings. iV - • Van Wert, O., Aug. 10.—Willinnj''Jen- nings Bryan was at it early Monday morning, in fact he had hardly left off handshaking after leaving Chicago before he began, H again. He was routed out of his berth between one';aTid two o'clock to see a crowd at Valparaiso, ind. ' - .-;" : :;.,..,: "• ' . Mr. Bryan made a hasty^ toilet arid went out on the platform; where he-was .ugain cheered. . The crowd wanted a .'speech, but Mr, Bryan told;the'm that he: cou.il not talk at that hourbf '.the Enorn-: IIIR . Tliere . were more. cheers as., the : traii: moved off. Columbia',was"reached nt •;: 40 and another crowd 'was there; D= _ = _ end the regulation brass baiid,'.a,Dd,there' un til they became a .howling, rushing was no lackof enthuslnm.beiauseof the- mo b. ;A.brass band.pTaycd.popul.'irairs early hour. . . .'i.'^ : !-- '..' as the-people cHeered," Congressman Xima, O,, Aug. 10.—People' were up Hare standing,,beside;Mr 7 .Bfyan'man-' .early at Fort Wayne Monday .morning. n g e ti to 'secure.'.*8Uence. 1 iong enough ta and more than 1,000 of the ; town's popu- present the nominee,-and when the . .. i i ,__^_.iv_-'D™;-_..'i.-i« .,*: . " '• fbllbwe'd'had.: subisided a.' v ,few;.remarks -In- o : husky .voice which toldVof'the.straln oi the past few, days. .... "Ladlcn and -Gentlemen: pnrin -HJUIIIA t.iicG* »i»a«j •• -.—— « • --dies and' gentlemen,., for this oiiportunlty of meeting you.-'• [Great cheering.] Bpeaki «i C*«ltUn.».v- ' At Crestline,.the next stop, the Bryan car wns switched to the rear.end of the train and the difficulty, of allowing the crowd to see and hear him without danger of being pressed'under,the wheels was obviated.. -Under the escort of P. W.. Poole Mr., 'Bryan'vwa's'; conveyed through the howlfng;. assembly to a temporary platform-near-the station, was nine o'clock, and the sunhad begun to make people realize -that 'the hente-J. spell had not passed'. 1 '. ; There was great cheering as the train; started.. After leaving. Forest a stop was made at Kirby and'-Mr.-Bryan was cheered : by the small,:.crowd there. Then came'Upper'Srindnsky, where the cnthuaiasm equaled th'dt; 'expressed at any place in the'state.^.'J.tistestimated that the crowd nearly TllUL LH" u* *J« ij.. .uiiiii y-»>*<.MJ.*«' fc * % "* *•** *•*•»»• -,; 2,000 and the people cohtpqsing it pushed and struggled .to get,ntai.vthe nominee lation were waiting for the-bryjin train 'cheering that when it rolled into the .station,,there ji r> Bryan made at 5:30 o'clock. The gatherJng/jwas bent on n speech, butjtdldnotgetahy words from the young orator ^except a : remark, about promising that lie would- not speak that early in the morning.,-then ^^ ^ ^ |= ^ __ _ the ..people rushed forward ..to. ..shake. j u ^m 0 ,^ad"to see- the -people who -honored' hands; and during the 17-minutes,-stop- -'themiiolveB by hlu election..;t[Cheors.] I u^*!,'^'!.,,,,.,,«,«.hp nnVni -nee. weni woricpH: tru«t that you wllMn th.e;fuwrel>e able to It gives me a 'great deal of pleasure' ,tb> greet the-people who live In the;,towt^otjny old friend. Judge Hare. I knew him In 1 t-.onB-ress, and »i en -, -emiove - b! v arras-bf(the nominee r w.ere. worked' fruit that y°"' wl " : ' n |matly-;.%. Bryan has decided to ^^C^all .maKffsno 1 mbre'gpeeches until he reaches H J WM y our member; .-ICheers.]; .1 Pittsburgh. HlV-Volce hiB'bebome husky to see you.' tOreMjChtjirtngO!'-'?. 1 .. - . ' ; ' Iowa and' Another,mad,ru»hjtp.:Hhttke the hand Mr Bryan shook hands with i.hA train, left './''-'- before ilS Wrcch* M:iny iviik-, liul., .\ng. 10.'-—An cluutricnl stun" of uiiusii... si j v«rity,ac- coiiipaniud by heavy rams, visited'this liuotion. .Inmes Bowman ;intl his wife were struck by lig-htuing-. Mrs. Bow- inan's injuries, it-is siiie), will result family. The house .where they.,resided was bntlly Jainasfed. Lightning struck .tin- resiilViirs of Seth Tomlin and the buildim;- w:is almost demolished. Mrs. Tomlin! while she lay asleep, was terribly shocked ;ind there is little hope of her recovery, ^^l-s. Theodore Selmer, who resides Jie.-ir by, also received a i^inck. Six horses in a field near the c-;iy wpn- killed. The electric current <t i-uck :i barn :it Hl.ickston's mill 1 , wr'eck- ina- tlip bnildinff nncl killing 1 six horses. Fully 100 buildings in the city and country iire more or less damaged by HIP storm. Lout Son R«tuni« Horn OP Anderson, fiid., Anj. ]0.—Jiighlycaru lift-n J. \V. Sanilers and his son Claud u ,.|.f. .oi^'urated in Missouri, nnd the father hi'.iivd later upon frood authority that t::o son was dciul and burietl fit Joplin. The grave he'was supposed to be I'liriod in WHS locntpd. Saturday rii^ht a yomijT innn called nt the Sanders honu 1 . iiiid. after talking with Mr. San- r!i>ys nlv.'.M. half an hour about enginerr- ir.p-. )->!'(j(l need unmist..'tknb]e jiroof that In- wns the lonfHos't son. His fn- tlicr -is wild with joy. and there is not a happier home in the lapd. .^,)ir:u Dictate the Elortlon. Anderson, Ind., Aug. 11.—The annual election of the Indiana Spiritualists' association took place here. Those entitled to vote respected the request of the spirit of Dr. Westerfield and elected George W. Parkinson, of Yorktown, "resident; Mrs. Colby Luther, of Mnncle, 'first vice president; E. B. Chamness; of Alexandria, second vice president; J. McComber, oi Anderson, secretary, and Miss .Flora Harden, of Anderson, treasurer. Low Wc«» Anderson, Tnd., Aug. 10.—Apples have touched their-lowest'notch in the his- 'tpry of this cou,nty and sold for20ccula per^ bushel. The crop in immense, and many bushels ure lying on the ground rotting. Peaches are selling nt proportionately low prices, and the grapes that are coming on the market are already selling at five cents. Pears fare but lit^Iu better, and all of the cereal* nre selling at practically nothing. • Shoots HI» Son-ln-tnir. ' Anderson, Ind M Aug. 10.—Thomas J, Stapleton, a wealthy farmer, shot his son-in-hiw, Charles Derste, and the latter is hovering between life and death,; He also shot the right ear off Charles Stanley. Stapleton is in jail. The: trouble dates back to the time' of Dei-ste's marriage. It seems "that it wa.6 agcinst the father's wishes. Derste. was not. faithful and deserted his Wife, AdvenlUtl to Go Into Camp. : .Andersen,Ind.,Aug. 10.—The Indiana Seventl- Day Adventists' annual, state encampment begins August 21 ntMnr- ion and will be in session until September 1.. Last year's session was held in this city. The association is one of .the most complete organizations in the' state. -It 1 -ovens tents capable of accom- rnodatlng 3,000 J>£°P lc ;_; Alexandria, Ind., Aug. 10.—Dr. Jamca T. Scott,.'of Greentown, committed sui- : cide hcr« by. cutting his throat. He leaves a widow and two children. Dr. Scott wns a iiiun of much ability and practiced medicine until two years ago., when his health failed him. . : Lo»t Hli Ltf*. Union City,. Ind., Aug.. 10.—George Andurson, a. carriage painter of this city, attempted to board the Knickerbocker fast train on the "Big Four" railroad at Winchester and was \hrown' under the wheels and had both legs cut off below the knees. •'•"'•- Drowned'. While-Bmtblnr-' Whiting, Ind., Aug. 10.—Richard A> kins, a business man-of this city, was drowned-while :bathiijg, Sunday. Hi« wife and family were.on the shore and .saw. -him die without being able to give .him.any 'aid. Mr. Atkins was an : odd .„. Strike Ordered.,. .,„. :' Elwood, Ind.i A.iig..lO.—A strike has been declared against the tin-plate company by the' Amalgamated association, and the-me'n will be'placed on ; a weekly allowance' by the L association pending •the settlement of : the dlfncul'ty. • '••' ', ."•'•", bled froin Poisoning. -' ; Warsnw; Ind., Aug. 10.—George Min- 1 tura'';di.ed • from' what the 1 doctors pro: noiiiice to 'be. arsenic poisoning. ;It i», tho«ght'. ; that. the .poison was contained 'in.Somfc food. .-.- • •;• _•-.: .- •'•,:."'"; NO. 191 MANY BROWNINGS. Bathers Find Watery Graves in Various Places. People Escape Death by Heat on th» Land to Find It Beneath the Cooling Waves. Detroit, Mich.. Aug. 10.— A terrifte rainstorm broke over this city Sunday night after a day of intense heat. The storm was accompanied by a high' wind which broke over the river and Lake St. Clair, upsetting a dozen yachts which were on the river at the time. Thure were n number of daring rescue*. Three persons are so far known to have been drowned— William J. Thiemer, * young clerk, was bathing off a yacht at Belle Isle park and was swamped and drowned; Frank Hughes, bathing off- the yacht Alberta, met a similar fate; John Helka, Jr., who was bathing oil Peche island in Lake St. Clair, was also swamped and drowned. There are-': reports that several persons are missing who were known to have been on the river or lake. Boat on Delaware Klvcr Gflfen Over. Philadelphia, Aug. 10.— Five persons were drowned in the Delaware river Sunday night near Bricksburg, a sub- nrb.-by the overturning of a row boat during a gale. The victims nre: John Trensler, Charles Minnick, Amelia Hohnau, ].osc Brieninger and,.Hosie Breininger. All the victims, with the exception of Minnick, lived in this city. There were no other occupants of the boat. At Other Placet. Beaton Harbor, ,Mich., Aug. 10.— Four persons met death by drowning at "Double L gap," a mile north of here, Sunday. They were Martin Manning, aged 20; .Tames Buttrick, aged 21; Frank Yerring.'aged 30, and "Frenchy," a stranger who was staying at the. Jeru hotel. The men. were in bathing and were caugh.t by the undertow and cnr> ried beys.nd their depth. Two others went to the rescue 'and lost their live« in the attempt. Benton Harbor, Mich., .Aug. 10. — Frank Yerrington, James Butrick, W. M. Maneke and Martin Manning were drowned Sunday afternoon wfille bathing in the lake. • The bodies of Yerrington, Butrick and Maneke have been recovered. Yerrington's wife was bathing 'with him when drowned. Fon du Lac, Wis., Aug. 10.— William Burbank, .aged 25 years, wns. drowned; . in Lake Winnebago Saturday evening. He attempted to jump from a dock onto a .steamer and miscalculated the -dl«-' 'tance. -','•', La Porte, Ind., Aug. 11. — Garland Travis and Will Way, aged 22 and 25, were drowned In the Kankakee river Saturday night. Travis fell overboard and, being powerless to help himself; Way attempted to save him, both finding watery graves. • . Chicago, , Aug. 10.— Charles Johnson and Ed Schubel were capsized In a. boat while sailing off Lincoln park Sunday afternoon. Both men were 'drowned. and the body, of neither has yet been recovered. ..Whitehall, N; Y., Aug. 10.— Mis« Marion Burnhom, aged 14 years, daughter of William A. Burnham, of Boston, was" nccid'enTally 1 dV6w»*d .n Lako Champlain, near Wcstport, Sunday afternoon. She was in bathing and went out beyond her depth. MUs Maggie Moulder, a nurse, who accompanied the 'young lady, and who went to her assistance; was also drowned. , ACTION OF CANADIAN BANKS. Take Stcpi to Decreaic Circulation ot Amerlou Money. Toronto, Ont., Aug. 10— A combined effort.is .-..bout to be made by city banks to decrease circulation of American bills 'in this city. At present the city is flooded with American .silver .certificates. The following notice was posted in the Standard bank Monday: ' "On and-after Saturday, August.!*, American one dollar bills will only be received for 90 cents." It is understood that other banks will follow the example of the Standard bank: This action will probably result in a much decreased circulation, of American bills in this city. In regard to the American silver, most of the city banks are not accepting it at all. Some will accept American silver only from customers, but only in small amount.*. The railway companies refuse to handle it and departmental stores are dUcuw- ing the advisability of refusing it M money. . Hamilton, Out., Aug. 10.— Following 1 the example of the Toronto banks, the merchants' local banks here have de-. cided to refuse to accept American •!!- .yer and silver certificates. For years American bills and currency have been' accepted .ftt . par by the ..merchante.'. United States silver or silvercertiflcates will not be accepted in payment of city taxes. 'This action is not due entirely; to the silver agitation In' the United: States,' but to the fact that at present there' is too much American silver In. circulation in^anoda. ' . :. u«»tn ot l»dy . London, Aug. 10.— Lady Emily Ten- v.yson, widow of the late Lord Tennyson, the poet, died at her residence In Aldworth at an "early, -hour .Monday, moruiiig from congestion of the lungs.. "' - llanh GOBI out.ol Btuln»M. : ' '' ew..-.'.' bank, the oldest nVinncial Institution In. Brooklyn, has .begun to wind. up it* ... cdreer, the directors having decided to> get out of busineaa. . '