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John Gray's CORNER. On new full goods. While many merchants are stuck on,unseasonable goods Ud are using every means possible to ,pnt them onto their customers, John - Gray eomes to the close of the season to grand shape and is nble to tnke ad- ••vmnUpe of the very low Eastern mnrk- •fe for cash and gives his customers. . dean new fresh Roods nway below old OUtied over stock. P. S.-Come and see the difference. DAILY JOURNAL every day In the we«k (except Monday) by the I-ogwwport Journal Company. .. President "- ...... vie. O. W. GRAVES ................... .Secretary «.- B . BOYER ............... • — • .Treaeurer per Annum *rlce per Month Official Paper of City and County. ntotered as second-class matt-mutter at k. Logansport Po»t Offlco. February S. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12, 1S%. REPUBLICAN TICKET. For President. WIXUAM McKINLKV JB. of OUlo. For Vlce-Prenlileiit, A. H01IABT of New Jersey. eta and In payment of debt, and we demand that all.paper currency shall he kept at par with and redeemable In such coin. WE MUST INSIST UPON Tins -POLicr AS ESPECIALLY NECESSARY FOB THE PROTECTION OF THE FARMERS AND LABORING CLASSES, THE FIRST \ND MOST DEFENSELESS VICTIMS OF TESTABLE MONEY, AND A FLUCTUATING CUBREXCY.- Demoerntl'c platform, 1S02. MR. BLUNE MISQUOTED. In I he sjinw speedi lha.t silvcvltes • quote In 'support o-f their firs'u- Hon. James G. Blalne said that tlie free coinage of 92 cent silver dollars would drive all the jrold out of the coun- tr.v"with the resistless force and cer- ta'luty of the ocean's tildes." The o-iit- wiird imovement of gold, with the sll'ght- orf prospect of the free and unlimited 00*11 nee of W cent white dollar!?, would occur Just as surely. It would be the s-wne under it-he free colnafrc of 00 cent silver dollars. Mr. Bhiine denounced dn tho same speech, the coinage of 92 eo.n)t white wheels, which would rob every ARE YQU {INSURED? , holder ot iini)cr money of eight cents on the dollar. Hi.; views would certainly .not clw.nge today In oon'fvont- Jnj; tho Issue of a debasement ainounit- ins to 47 cents 011 the dollar. For Governor, . of MontBoiuery county For lleiiteu»nt Governor, 8. H 400 ABB of Tl ( >i.«c»noe County. ForSecretrtryofStHte, AM 1>. O VI EN of C»K» County. J-orAn<IUorof Stute, US C..UAI1.KY of ««o,,e county. For Tr«r»Kurer ol State, J. SCHOI.Z of VnmlerberB county. For Attorney Geneml, WttllAM A.KKTCHAMofMMloncounty For Beporter of Supreme Court, OHABLF.K F.BESK of Bartliolomew JtoBuperlntendentor PaWlc Iu»truotlon, n M.GEETINO of Hurrl-on county For Stnto Statlittlcnn, H J THOMPSON of Shelby county. Wai JuilgeK of the Appellate Court, Flrnt Dl»trict, WOODFOBD KOBINSON of Glbnon county .Second Blutrlct, W E HEM.EY of BiiHh county. Third DUtrlct, n W COMSTOCK of Wayne county Fourth DUtrlct, JAMES B. UI-ACK. of Marlon county.. Fifth Dtatrlct, C. Z. WHEY of Benton county.. Elector, ttt -Large. H. O. THAYEB.CHAS. F. JONE8. • FOB COSOBESS, :-, OEOBGEW.STEELE, ' ' ' ^ ' For Joint Bepre»ent»tlve, WHX1AM T. 1VII.SONot CUM county. •.^preaentntlve-CHABI-ES B. 1ONG- ZK,««t,U,r-ClIABI.E S E. HA1K. •kr 8h«rlir-I. A. ADAMS. fc-8urv4yor-A.il. DODD r Coron.r-»«. J. A. DOWNEY. 1 BA1W. Dlntrlct-JOHN Third COMPARE THEM. RepnbUcon party Is unreeerved- t, for sound money. It caused the.en- actment of the law providing for the of specie payments In 1870; HE MUST CONVINCE. . . .Temilups Bryan w;lll try to tell In Mamso.ii- Square Garden tlieatre, New York, l,ii n speech that will occupy sixteen columns, why. ho has unbound- oil faith In the result of free and utf.lm- j.teil ooliinge of silver at Hi to 1. If he convinces the nudiouice that hte policy carried out will sustain KOkl aud silver at a parity, his keynote effort will not be lost. If, 'as to to bo expected, he ar- srues from pure nssnmpMons,' umvnr- rantt-d by history autl unjustified by ex- perlonce.' the acceptance saieeeh that he has been so Ions preparing. « I1(1 wlllio111 ho has traipsed so far to dellvei- to .a breathless people, will fall flat, nnd there will be nothing. in the shape of a keynote from which his .party can work, In a double-column- editorial, to-lnrgu type, the Washington Xirnes, the newspaper of Domocratic ox-Representative Conn, of Elkhart, says: "Not a dollar of free silver would reach the government treasury to. relieve Its present stringency. The proceeds of .bullion sales, made to .government mints, would be deposited .directly In the banks by the Hearsts, StewatrU',- Tellers, Nowla-nds of the bonanza mining camps, and the government c'oaild not profit by tlie free-silver fallacy. Tlie dollars .'received by 'the ell- ver barons would tie taken- care of just as Rockefeller, Morgan, VanderMlt, Gould and other, mllljonalres care for thoir .monej-, and the public would not directly prosper from Its use. If the bonanza silver barons really desire to •help tlie ^Impoverished masses,', of whdich they seem so solicitous, let them bepln-n dlsriibtition of their present plethoric bank accounts to needy 'sufferers.' It would be a practical illustration of free silver." It So. You Should Vote with Caution Tt»ta 'Year. '' Col. Greene, president of the Connecticut Mutual Life Insurance company, has addressed a- letter to the 250,000 policy holders' of the company, in.wh.ich he snys: "We never supposed it necessary to provide that you should 'pay your premiums or that we'should promise, to pay your policies in any particular kind or quality of dollars; both—with the exception of ""certain-Canadian insurances- madfc during- the civil war and while gold was at a premium—arc payable in "lawful money 1 ' only on the confident assumption that -the American people are stvftlciently.honest to keep its dollars meaning'what they were meant •to mean and always hud meant, • But now- cora^.3 political party ijnd avows its disttrfet purpose to make u dollar mean •• .three .distinct un,d..widely different things:' (i)" A gold"'dollar, worth as buIHoh.mcefftK; any where in the world; (2),.a silver dollar, worth as bulliou oniy j! is2-eents at the present time; (3) all tie,gaper promises of dollars to be hereafter issued by the-government onljv.re.decma.ble in either. 100 cent gold dolla^. 52 ck-ntjor less) silver dollars or in-'new-promises to'pay, at the option .ofv-the'debtoj\or redeemer. You do not need,to be told that pniyone least valuable of "these, dollars would remain, in use'-^Theiinvnviable experience of all the ages fixes that fact beforehand. ' "Should this, party so led come to power upon tfiis\platfo"rrn, the government dues, infteuttof being paid, as now, in gold at loo'eerife, or in paper, whjch it now redeems with such gold and never with silver, would be paid in silver or the paper rfdce^nedjasilver, which silver we could' use" In trade at only its bullion valua.-.ofcSS-.cents on the dollar; The gireenbncks<then: being redeemed iu 52 cent dollars,' the/goyernment Bonds and their interest-Deing paid in ,'.B.cent dollars, our optional ..bank currency, which rests'.on..fgov.ernjneut bonds, redeemable iivSi-cenfcgreenbacks and the gold gone frorn;dpmestlc circulation in to international- 'tEade;-..we ; sball.bej.oi the single 52-c'eu.t .-silver.,dollar basis. ' ' '" ^dollars .do not swap even fe-r r -62-cent dollars of silver. iron or copper:. !3Eifty=.tWo cents' worth of any thin'g" can.. never, b.uy more than 52 cents' worth-pf nnythin(r.,el.se.- ; Xben the; purchasingi-pawer.of.your policies will.be.cutin*woi'i -.'~^ • •• ;.-. . Coming- upVmV; ft" silver -IsnEis would intensely stimiiTatO'-agtiin-.-the prodncticrn of'silver. Thisores *rc-iibw:ea'sily accessible, in inexhaustible quantity,, from : which silver- iSan be put". upon the mM- ket at a prelfii'ef -40 to 50 centsan ou'nce ' : '." dollor'^jv-oul nt which price' : »'."silver be wortli 30 ; to 38 cents, or less than a .greenback woe during the darkeat-days of 1864. Under-ThatEtimulus andiunder such conditM(5s^}iere con be no possible doubt that the. price of silver. Won] d steadily decline on the QvcragB.to.wnrd •the 1 point : atnvhich it cati: be produfc^d which in ^some'miuea Is'saidTKwbe al- gold, IT IS SOT AT ALL .PROBABLE THAT THE NEXT HOUSE WITJL HAVE A MAJORITY FAVORABLE TO THE FREE COINAGE pF SILVER AT A RATIO OF 1C TO;1. IT. BECOMES A DEMON- which iiv ready less fhari 25 cents'an;ouucef.i»nii inventions nnd improvements hove not ceased. Should we come-upon a. stiver basis your*Tka"«ies ,would for-,, the present be "paid; in ."dollars" -w.octli.to yonr families only about 50 een*r;"and the great bulk of them would probably be pa-id in""dollars" worth —"-•"than from 25 to 35 cents: " ; : It is therefore our duty to-wt that 'by BO laicXpS it-was vour duty, to make this 'provision for' tHe'protection of your familfes?TJy so-Jiiu'ch is-ltfyourr. present du vision. THE SILVERITE CATECHISM. la Which Vrco Coiuueo Tlicorlei A*« • . rintiil) ..Minted. What is money? Somcthingmadeout of npthi.ng-.Uy, government. Is there any limit to the amount of money which government.'can make? )nly tm>. capacity o£ the printing cresses of the con.ut.ry. What kind of money is the best? That whioh has..tlic least value. What does, ."cheap .money" mean? Money that w,iU buy ve'ry little wealth. Why 'are some people poor? Because, the'money".'they fret'in oschiuige for their .products' or'"their la.bor will buy a rge amount of goods. How can tbe'.poor all be made rich? By stamping!'30-cunts' worth of silver "one do'.lar" arid thus decreasing t.he >ing power^of money, Whut is a oapifalist? A wicked sinner who has Worked hard and saved up a little property. What. is ; n patriot.? A man who covets his neighbor's-property and wants to got hold of it by.'law. . What does "(repudiation" mean? Itis a simple scheme.for readjusting the in- ef|Ha.lities between the men who worked mid tihe meri'wfib liave. not. What'Ls' 'the g'olden- rule of the silvsr- ites? Do 'cithers'us they would notdoi you. :•-.-. What are we-to understand by "honesty" and-."good faith between men?" That creditors are to be cheated out o* one-half.of,their property whenever the debtors control.congress. Why not benefit debtors still more by repudiating ii'll the claims of creditors? That will come later. The public must be educated;'into 1 silverisro by degrees. WhaNis n creditor? A lisnd in human shape who.-loaned 300 cent-dollars and- doesn't want to be pnid in dollars worth 30 cents.. ... • ; . How! will.free silver help the farmers? F.v causing the withdrawal of all loans,'-'paralysis of-industry,' stagnation of commerce and idleness of millions of workers wlioi-now buy farm products How.will .the sixteen, to one scheme benefit the working classes? By making them pay twice as much for every- ,thiiig,they,.buy, while giving them little or no" increase in wages. It will also confiscate half of their savings bank deposits'.'' '•• r , WhntIs a. silver mine owner? A goral, kind, .^unselfish citiwii, wlio doesr.'t want 'higher: -prices of silver so that lie will. get, r,ich, but simply because he loyes-his fellow man. ... .Does 'hiif love for the workers lead him to pay more than market rates for his labor? >"ot much. Business ond, seiitiincnt-are-two different things; Besides lie doesn't have to. What is-abound currency? .Dollara with -30 cents' worth of silver and 50 cents' worth of fiat or paper dollars all fiat. What is'tlic chief duty of a good citizen ? To tia.te' everybody who is industrious and thrifty, and to meekly swallow all the nostrums of -the cheapimp.ney office, seekers. Jy' •• '" '' s " • How can. the people be'made prosper; cms? By setting cJ ass against class; discouraging the investment-,of capital; contracting. the currency'.by ruiningi. employers, driving out'gold and-overthrowing otmsound .financial system.—" Whidderi Graham. ''j, . .'., ',."•.•' then every dollar has been as good ••-*• gold. "We are analterably opposed to every. measure catoilated to. deba»e our cur- ;W ocy or Impair th« credit of our coun- Hj. We are therefore opposed to the tree coinage ot silver except by Inter- MtLonal agreement w»h the leading ^onMnerciai undone of th« world, which ire pledge ourselves to promote, and nn- «U then such gold standard must be pre- •rved. "All OOT sUv«r and poper currency be maintained at parity with and we favor all measures de__ _ to maintain Inviolably the oWl- ationfl of the United States and all our matey, whether coto or paper, at the jraeni Btandord, the standard of the •not enllghteiwd nations of the earth." —Hepnbllcan ptatfwm ••We demand the free and unlimited coinage of botti goM »nd slrrcr at the present Icsnl ratio of K) to1, without •watting for the aid or consent ot any other nation. We demand that the •tandord sflver dollar shaU be a full .legal tender, efjoally with gold, for all debts, jmWto oi^l prtvate, and «e fav- ot «och legletodon iw will prevent the •aanonetlttitton of any kind of legal ten- 4er money, by private contract-Demo- (n.tre platform. : We d«naod free and tmBnrtted «iotn- gge ot eilvor aod.eoJd at the prceeot.lo- Ctl ratio of 16 to l.-Popnllst platform,. JflBS. " . '-.- '-.'" ''" '•'-' ' ' '• We hold to the use of, both gold and as the standard money . of-the STRATED FACT THAT THERE IS NO DANGER OP THIS COUNTRY. \DOPT1NG THE SILVER STANDARD 1 IN CONDUCTING THE BUSf- NESS OF THE COUNTRY, PROSPERITY WILL COMB-AGAIN-AND. WITH LOWER TAXES ON THE NECESSARIES OF LIFE, EVERY- KIND OF BUSINESS WILfj BOOM. AGAIN.—Pharos editorial, -MartSi.;;32, ,i89c.- ..'''.' " .:;f^ : ."-!'; The natural questions of rhe wwki.ng- man'who eanns daily wages, tOie roader who draws' Ms - salary, month,.the veteran pensioner..jv-ho'.re^ celves hi*, dues quarterly, and '/be. salaried workers in .all lines and'trades; is-"How w.ill'1 be helped by 4te : .advance In prices promised -by the free silver.advoeate? Will the amount I receive be In the lea'st Increased ?How can I keep a family i-fvthe-cost of Irving-increases? Why should I give up what I have for uncertainty? Why should .1 believe that 'Plenty of Money' will perform miracles? What Is.offered .by the sIlvcTite but bare promises r' ; «omrtry. and to tte cotnage of botn nd elrvw. wrthotrt latoerlmlnatljig either metal or cborge for mlnt : tmt the Ooltar tmK of coinage .ot metato ouwt be o< eqtwl Intrinsic e«hflH«eatte value or be adjaited buetwittooal agreement or by teetotfr at Kglslatlon M «hall the mBtatenaoce ot tne parity tbe-twometatoand the eqrwl power k«T WMT <W J « r Bt "U tlmes Itis stated that Chicago has 1 not, yet paid her guaranty to the Democratic committee that .gave,; the- city the big- meeting, FrobaM-y.^the, citizens of the Windy City are'not -sure whtthor the s-ubeMy Js'daie the-PopuUst party ; prjhe Democratic organization, or maybe they are >vai;ting. until the, plntform is--. car, riod out, wtom they will settle :W,!ith. £fty cent dollars. - ... -•..- . . ,.',..," ,can prevent'rt,* tn'at fiO f * "dollars" wh' s.your action. '* CVCllUJV) L11UMJJVX _J"^« v — — L is los'v'to'• ; the'm'"bv;berng"'pa"id in:. rs"' 'w>'lch'H'aTc''^V6rtK anything less than 'the ToO J cenfa-"hf .whifth you have teen,-paying ybuT premiums and !„ ,,,i,i*,ii"'VS.-<tfefi»*tf:"TOtt iahd-Wfr sup- , in. which, ''tKoreftrfe; 'you- fcnd .we-' sup- '''-^ • posed you ! were4miii l ng ; th I _at provision,trusting to political; . integrity ot"$V.rAtnef.i<?(ra people to-. '''' keep their ho^'li good. We not y ard of thjs' ! raone.rstand- untryVproduclng for and trading"' ; wrth "SpVth'e countries of the earth, is -i-f^Se'' mercy of'-a' lot of; 'people who''fiaye^'n' lot of cheajpenicg metal to sen^'UB'to'^se for •a,'; new Btondnrd awl-w^o'tiave'long been carefully and" aOreflV.expense organizing this Bcheuie-polit^j; by bringing itlto one camp: aft/the; 1 dlscon tent, the .ieal- ousy, envyj'^d/hatred which the un-' se»-indulg|4tV»'r^;;supposed to^al-bor toward the ijejlf-^es.traiiied, Industrlnus, careful, aayj(Bgi l 'l"jth.rilty and ; wisely provident.,.',^ Gen. J«ck«on. •' In Gen. Jackson's timd amariwlio hcd 16 ounces of silver could, sell them in, tne'iniirket for-one.ounoVof gold, nnd Bb-'Gcik- iTeckson, who ivas a square- dealing ni'anj approved the coinage ratio, pattitfg<l« r times as much silver into a Colne'd'tHlvW dollar OB was required of gold- for 'ft"gold dollar. But the .Inrge quantities ^of- v silver produced of lale p yeaTa- amTthe improved and cheapened process of mining it'and extracting tlie -pure'inetal-frbm the ore-have so reduced tVvTBltfd tnafr'it now requires 32 ounces 64 i ^iW*r L "'t6 f -buy an ounce of gold. If Gen; 1 JacKSoh were olive, he would not fee'-'civugn't Mv"lhe company of the cheap m]c>n'ey 1 'yavocates who wish to put 50 ceiits''- I ^'C*fcIi:of silver into ii dollar and pay" iW-'cen'ts -of debt with it. He ad- jusiea x h3:» li ralio to intrinsic value; to irtBe"dollars in the handset the ' -crats, tried the f rte-^olnage:- of ; silver dollars, He'Jbad one thousand of -tlte-blg, ones' made/and "then etopped-rf'becmwe- he.eaw ;t'he folly of It. ' •lowers today are, not ing he-gave. .,-.. •• . 'His, The people appreciate the Work,oft;a man who has. achieved Buoces«;!ln >pH- vate'Ufe throngh hard work. The.vpep^ pie hav« no nee for a' man .whose-reputa- tJon and position hang on a. trick of words, a slmple ; gift of onrestralMd . \Vby doi'^^;^'y<;r,^rie»aa stop telling; what;' •>••-'*•'-"^ ; ; Cheap 1 '' •<& pay vrtogHW 1»1#B prtw torway kind peop'le'iBoul* be real-'dollars/worth as.' 'Hhey were melted by flrft na Before melting.—Philadel- - They Cornered the Copper Cent? .naJDritji-.-oif the letters from the working W»».in your cplumnscloim that gold.h«s3>.pl>«e<;iated in value since 38. 3 arid irthakd.this appreciation- has Ijcen.; caused foy/tbft. wicked bankers who have, eornei*dvall: the gold. Has,Bnyone suggestedlthotntbese: wicked bankers have cornered alljjthe- cents? In. 1873 it required,,' !M£*ent3 to purchase only one ounce-.of.'silver:. To-day it requires only 68,.cents ,-*oj purchase this same one bunoto of, *iivjer. In. 1879 it required 225 cenfa to -purfchase one bushel of whent. To-day : 6Checrit« will purchase one busn-. el of whwattcAnd yei 100 cents.will purchase the same amount of gold to-dry as it, could in 3S73. Clearly, then, it is •tlllsr bod "little .copper cent <: that has 'all our hard timc^rBDd..pot.1ne pel all of o«*creaitois i7)stead:of>'ten for one-. oeieamoD .Sense- 1 ln;. : K. 1- world. Highe* of all in Leavening Power.—Latest U. S. Gov't. Report. Baking Powder ABSOLUTELY PURE GOOD TIME AWAITS HIM. Preparations Beinff Made to Be- coivo Li Hung Chang. . .. , your JJcad;.4bout the' e- gold is TO 3trM)i issue upon it, and 'consider - w Wlver. : A •lutnp of s 1- Wlver. : A •lutnp - - , 'v-'-cwiih- -ittBB, S7i%;.g«7MM ta we!«hl, : te 'fcfday" wortb-.M .cpJrtB.; The •^ ^^S^^-;! e »wrn- Committee of New fork Cltlreni Arrant* to Eptortuln- Jfaealllcently the Cbl- nc«e AmbM»cJar Upon lil» Vlilt to America. Preseiiv- indications ore that when Li Hung Chang arrives iu this country a few weeks hence the embnssador will be entertained magnificently, not alone by the national and state authorities, but by n committee of distinguished citizens, who, because of their past residence in the orient or because of their estimate of the Chinese statesman, are desirous of paying him the profoundcst respect. The importance of this purely civic compliment will be fully appreciated by Li Hung Chang, becnuse he is acquaLutr ed with every member of the committee as it is thus far composed. The committee consists of John E. Ward, minister to China in 1KS-00; :tfr. Scward, who was minister frum 1S75 until 1880; John Russell Young, who was minister from :S82 to 1S36; John L. Cadwaller, who was assistant secretary of state with Mr. Fish, and who visited China thereafter, receiving personal attentions from the viceroy; Edward L. Burlingame, son of Hon. Anson Burlingame, who was minister to China from 1SGO tc 1S07, and thereafter the minister of China to various western powers. Col. Fred D. Grant, who was in China with .his father, will be asked to take port in the work of this committee, and several other numbers of the old mercantile community in China, if, upon inquiry "f the viceroy, it is found that he can remain long enough in New York to take part in a dinner to be given in his honor. The probabilities are that the viceroy will remain in that city but one or two days. His official character as the ambassador of China would necessitate his almost immediate departure for Washington when he lands. Thathe will observe this principle of diplomatic courtesy there can be little doubt, for the Chinese official Is most punctilious. After visiting Washington be may revisit New York, however, and spend a little more time in responding to the desires of .that part of the population which will seek to do him honor. On. his way west, it is said, he will make a stop, in all likelihood, only in Chicago. He will be entertained in San Francisco before he departs for home. NEWELECTRICCONDUITSYSTtM Exhibition of FUn, Which 8eem« FewlMe Given it Rookery. ' A private exhibition of an entirely new electric conduit system was given the other day at the Bookery, at Chicago, at which a large number of steam and- street railway officials were present. Several new features were shown, whereby this system is said to-be more durable, cheaper and cleaner -than steam, overhead trolley, third rail OP any other appliaupa now in use. while. the cost of construction is only one- quarter as much as any other underground system. ., The exhibition was made on a track 70 feet long, whose surface was -an exact representation of street paving. In the center of the track is a slot similar to the regulation cable slot, only the opening is smaller. The wires, both delivery, return and feed, are carried beneath and inside the roil, and pro- "tected from moisture and water by six. inehea.of solid insulation. The current IB delivered to the motor by anew chemical device called switch boxes. These boxes are of solid castings with holes bored through the center, wherein works a plunger with a wheel attached to the end, which extends into the slot conduit. • ''Every motor car carries a .contact Khoe, and there la no .way by .which the ' contact can be broken. One feature of the invention is that tnere is no loss of tlectricity, as in the third rail system. The system could be easily applied to uteam roods, and railroad men are much interested in the exhibition. BICYCLE BAGGAGE CARS. The P«n»«7lT«nl» Company Secure* ft Qevloe to Bold Whteln. E, B. Taylor, superintendent of transportation of the Pennsylvania finea, said the other day 'that he hod' prepared plans for an arrangement whereby bicycles can be .easily carried in cars without inconveniencing the baggage- man.or In any way exposing the wheels to injury" from other baggage falling . on them. A number of clamps are arranged at the top "of the baggage car, ao that -the. -wheels can be hung up so as no* to interfer* in any way with ' MADE A MANIAC BY/SPIR'ltlSM. Prospective Brldo Driven to In«»ntty by F»ke MaDlfc«t«tlon». A curious story of fake spiritism has come to light in New York, and, if the story of the complaint to the police be true, the spook-evoking had Uie effect of making: a. prospective bride a raving- maniac, says the Buffalo Express. Martin Delberger, a cigar-raaker, told the police that his young- aunt, Louisa Goldstein, who was about to be married, went to a certain Mme. Rodling to have her horoscope cast. The Eceness considered a second visit necessary aod told Miss Goldsfteiai that she mnstbrisfr $25 wiUi her. The (jirl went again, but liad only 515. Then, according to Dol- Dergcr's story, Mme. Kodluiff took the girl into a dark room, where two men were concealed. The astrol?ger told Miss Goldstein that she could raise, devils by simply calling for them, and that she \vou3d do more if she fa-iled to come again nnd "bring $20 with her. Then Mme. fiodlhig produoed some kind of a spectacle in-Uie dark, accompanied by queer lights oaid noises. When Louisa reached home &he fell upon the iloor in a fainta.ud afterward told of her c:ipcrience. All night long $hc raved about the devils and in tho morning was a maniac. She was removed to Bellevue hospital and then to the insane hospital at Ward's island. When a detective was sent to Mme. Dodling's house to investigate the woman denied th-at any Ruch girl had been there. Moreover, she denied that she claimed to be » fortune teller at all, but read people's lives from their pa-lnis. To the detectives she showed a lot of astrological rubbish. The records of BeJIevue show that Louisa Goldstein was received there and afterward transferred to Ward's island. HOMING PIGEONSFORTHE NAVY I*r«e Bomber of Blrti B«lnf Timln«« by Heat. Barlow. A cote of homing pigeons has been recently established at tne New York navy yard. The birds will be sent abroad vessels going to sea, and will be used to carry messages from the ships to the naval stations. Lieut C. H..JIar- low has been detailed to train, the bird*. About three weeks ago-a large coop -wa« erected on t£e cob deck, and about 60 birds, mostly young, were placed ia it. They came from all. parts .of the country,, and were confined to the coop for a •weekBaiter"Iheii .arrival, ' Tie trap .doors of-^he coop,; through which tiio ? biids.nntist" enter, -are .connected by- ~ means of electrical arnuigeinereis with' ~ the .receiving :nhip Vermont., When a ' pigeon alights on the door a connection is made with the ship and a beU is rung, giving- notice of the bird's arrival. Every day during the last two weeks Lieut. Barlow boa taken some of the birds and given, them a short flight. They were first taken to th» bridge and liberated.. They all returned. Last Tuesday seven birdm were taken to the New York pier of the bridge «nd «et f«se. They all returned within on hour. So far the trials have ehown that ttoo birds hav» leafned to find th«dr way back t» their home, Lieut. Harlow ho» had charge of the cotes at Key West, Fla., Newport, R. L, Norfolk, Va., and Mare Island, Cal. With the exception of th* cote at the naval academy the one. at tKe Brooklyn navy yard is the largest. Birds will be added to it from time to time. other These clamps are: mad*' a. grewt a,td' to .the already mttch-worRed. agent Three cam will be. fitted up a< cnoe by the tfort Wayne compaay and will be tried em eome of tlieir^ppimlar tmlni If- the'- trial proves a suooess all the baggage cam on the line will be prorided in the munc. manner. Mr. •Sayiar' bae spent nrocli time in trying to solve tM problem 6* bicycle trans- -and ww thinks that ft»nd ' too' Hgnt method. At the r«*e the «hfpin«Kt at wheels u baggage » increasing, the railroads will soon I* It Is thougbt by •ome that o. return ito charging tor transportation will soon NEWPORT HAS A DUCHESS. 3 KM Xoniut Doke of Manchester Md Mother VUlt Tbl» Conotry. < The dowager ducheiM of Manchester, accompanied by her son, Jhe duke, arrived in Newport Saturday. They went directly to the house of Mrs. William Post, on Bellevue avenue, whose guest» they will be for the next two week* at least. Where they wiH visit during the remainder of their stay there, which will last all the season, has not been definitely decided upon, olthough they have invitations enough to extend their visit several years. One thing is certain t they will not be the guests of,J..J. Van .Alcn, as was commonly reported. They" were to have visited Mr. Van Alen, ' but a change has been ma^do in their plans. The duchess* reception of Mrs. O H. Belmohit, or vice versa, as somo of the less charitable of Mrs. Belmont • enemies put it, is what is caus.ng • croodly amount. of conjecture during the very dull preliminary season, and the announcement that Mr. % an Alen will not entertain the duchess has given additional interest to the situation. One thing is certain, the presence of the duchess nnd her son will certainly add to the spiciness of this season and will go far toward •redeeming^hat promises to be a rather dull summer. .. . ' A'n' ; bdd cose-flhsicwnVup in. San Fran- claoo in regard-to', U«rJegalitjy of a certain -marriage," Two^alifornlons, an '' "~" - ^~Ji5ecfe;"wl«h:l«|f 1 "to manyr foLnd'thatthie state law forbade it with-i. In wich relationship."' Therefore, after, consulting Riwifers,1hey *ent aboard ft. tag which, carried ..them oot to eea be» ; yood !tte;juri«dictJon;0!f the state, and -theiJB they were' m*de man and wife. -Aooording to'CSUlforfiialtaw the legality; »f a marriage cfepen'ds T>pon the law of'..si. •'&££ '^ijereStfe'tthniage is'con-.. tt s ttSJW.J3*a>« r '» to.be deter^: „„ whe«>«r 'aiy itettit* of O».,; tTnited States* efcvew'the owe, glncfc, Uthe vessel -was of American regist«rv r: the: marriage took plaoe within th» J»?-;:- licdSotion of the United Stwte*, mined