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BtoMtrs 8 polled tsr JatdgVs Charg.'
Two crowing roosters destroyed the
effect of J ulge C'lutm burs' charge to the
jury in the recorder's court Friday
morning, and furnished great amuse
ment to the crowd of spectators. Tho
cane was one of arson, and the charge of
the judge proceeded in thia wwe:
"Gentleman of the jury," said the
judge "Cock-a-doodle-doo, " shrieked
one rooHter "you have heard the evi"
"Cock-a-doodle-doo," anuwered the other
roonter "dence on loth Hides of this
case, as given by the different" "Cock-
a-doodle-doo" "witno.sseH, and the ar
gumenta of the prosecutor for the peo-
ple "Cock-a-doodle-doo" and tho at
torney for the defendant.
"You have heard the rooster I I
mean the defendant tell where he was
on the night of the fire" "Cock-a doodle-
The ppectators were by thia time un
able to restrain their laughter, and the
judge looked appealingly toward the
doortender, who cloned the rear door.
But this did not entirely drown the
sound of the barnyard fowl, as every
once in awhile the faint echo of a "cock-a-doodle-doo"
would mar the solemnity
of the courtroom . and cause a smile to
overspread the. features of the urbane
and dignified judge;
The cause of the roosters' presence
was afterward explained when they were
brought into the courtroom and intro
duced as evidence in another case. De
troit Cor. Chicago Inter Ocean.
Overt a res from the Sponge Trust.
The Sponge Gatherers' association met
at the room over the store of J. P. Rob
erts Monday evening, when President
Allen Curry stated that ; a proposition
had been received from the sponge trust
through their local representative sug
gesting that the association enter into
an agreement to sell. all. its sponges to
the trust for a term of years, for which
a fair price would be offered and bonds
given and required for the faithful per
formance of the agreement.
Mr. Arapian addressed the meeting at
considerable length, offering several
specious arguments in favor of his
propositions, declaring himself in favor
of the Sponge Gatherers' association and
stating that if he should withdraw from
the trust the same would be very badly
crippled and would be compelled to dis
solve at once.
Mr. John Lowe, Jr., who had almost
been persuaded to. withdraw from the
association, now declared his intention
of supporting it more 6trongly and ap
proved of its actions.
The meeting was also addressed by
Messrs. Whitmore, Pinder, Watkins and
B. W. Kemp, who made some telling re
marks. Every one interested in sponge
gathering was. urged to join the union.
Key West Advertiser.
Nearly S.50O Immigrants on One Ship.
There came to Baltimore recently the
largest number of immigrants ever
landed from one ship in any port of
America from a foreign land. When
the steamer Oldenburg, Captain Gathe
man, from Bremen, was made fast at
Baltimore and Ohio pier 9, Locust
Point, 2,493 men, women and children
came over the gangplank into their
adopted conntry. They were a hardy,
respectable looking throng. Schumacher
& Co., ageixts of the ship, paid l,24G.i0
to the custom service as the ier capita
tax upon the immigrants. There were
not over 200 among the immigrants who
had not leeu born in Germany. About
100 were Russians, and a few were
The nearest approach to the number
brought by the Oldenburg was 2,400
immigrants lauded here in April,
by the Weimar. Baltimore Sun.
One Way of Stopping a Runaway.
A Southern California vaqnero per
formed a remarkable feat in San Fran
cisco recently. While riding his mus
tang he suddenly came upon a runaway
team. The vaqnero rode close to the
animals and, bending over until he al
most touched the ground, caught the
reins, which were trailing. There was
a sudden evolution of man and beast,
and the brave mustang stopped as though
shot. Its hind legs were doubled under
its body, its forelegs were extended and
Jose sat erect with the reins of tho
team wound tightly around the horns of
his saddle. As the reins drew taut there
was a prodigious jerk, a tearing of the
pavement under the broncho's stubborn
feet, a snapping of harness, and the big
horses, checked in their impetuous rush,
were thrown . to the ground and cap
Catching Up with Civilization.
A young gentleman named H. E. Hag
gard has arrived in Vinita, L- T., direct
from San Francisco on a fruitless mis
sion. An Indian calling - himself Chief
Felix Mayes, of the Cherokees, has been
lecturing :bef ere. the. churches and the
Y. M. C. A- of San Francisco and col
lecting money, f OH the purchase- of Bi
bles for this country. He has likewise
been prof use in his offers and promises,
and in this way caught Haggard, who
came to take charge of four large, stores
which the man represented that he
owned ati Vinita, Tahleqoah, Muscogee
and Atoka, this territory. No such man
is known here and he certainly was
never - chief. Indian- Territory Cor, St.
Louis Globe-Democrat.' -
Moving a Hons Across the Ocean.
The old honse at Jnny Xltayton, Eng
land, the birthplace of George Fox, the
founder of the Society of Friends, is to
he-taken down piece- by piece. The parts
are to be carefully numbered and packed
for shipping to . this country, where it
-will be re-erected. The site has not yet
"been decidedj Chicago Herald.
A father and -seven of his children
were seized with diphtheria recently, in
its most., virulent, form ii'.Lders
1aIo, JncL Two of the children, araSad
and the others are not expected toiar--vive-
' j ,VN.
The -first consignment of camel skins
for commercial purposes ever brought
fo this-country arrived here-recently
board one of the French steamers. .
TO TRAVEL IN AIE.
AT THE MODEST SPEED OF THREL
HUNDRED MILES AN HOUR.
Mr. Loeber'i Invention and the KfniHr!
aMe Claims Mwla In Its Itehalf A
other Addition to the Literature -Aerial
Charles G. Loeber, a lawyer of Uip.
street, in this city, has invented a sy
tern of aeriel navigation which he clan:,
will solve- the question and- per mi
vessels of any size and weight to g
through the air with the greatest oi
ease, safety and rapidity if constructed
on his principle. His invention is based
on his discovery of. means which make
the air unyielding to force and impact,
and this unyielding state of the air he
has named anthexis, from the Greek,
meaning- that which sustains force with
out yielding. It must not be inferred
from the statement that Mr. Loeber iB a
lawyer that he has devoloped his system
and perfected his invention without an
acquired knowledge of its surroundings.
He has given aeriel navigation his care
ful study for over a quarter of a cen
tury, and especially has studied the
quality' of the air or atmosphere, and
one of his notable inventions is an aii
This new invention has had as yet no
practical test, because no machine for
navigation has yet been constructed.
The inventor, claims, however,, that he
has. satisfied , himself of its correctness
beyond a doubt . He naively states that
his position. is the same as-that of most
inventors. He lacks the funds. Not
that he is without means, but the amount
needed, to : build a vessel of the propei
size for conveyance would be $50,000.
and he says that $-30,000 is a large
amount to some men.' He also wants
the privilege of control in the matter oi
construction, which means a great deal
to capitalists. At the same time he is as
hopeful and , also as buoyant as his ma
chine will be, according to his state
ments, and believes that the opportunity
will come for him to make, as he says,
an epoch in history.
When questioned as to the principle
on which he works he said to a reporter:
"If 1 were to detail to a. thorough
scientist, the strongest kind of a per
sonal friend, in the strictest confidence,
the principle I work upon, there would
enter into his acceptance of it an ele
ment of doubt, because it is opposed to
all the present ideas of aerial navigation.
The air is a power substance, but its
power is occult and made manifest only
by the use of means. The balloon is the
means to obtain two opposite vertical
air columns and the excess of the lower
over the upper air column; vacuous space
in the pneumatic tube is the means to
obtain the full pressure force of one air
column. A third means which I have
discovered brings forth anthexis. An
thexis is the foundation and embodiment
of my invention of the air car. I can
say no more than this at present."
The startling part of Mr. Loeber "a
proposition is that he proposes his air
car shall be made of iron or steel to pre
vent fire; that its extreme length shall
be 79 feet; mean breadth, 27 feet; height
33 feet; length and breadth of wings, 40
and 27 feet; total wing area, 2. 100 square
feet, and that it shall have a net carry
ing capacity of COO tons. The minimum
unyielding air support underneath tin.
wings, he says, will be 1,1 S3 tons and
the area of the machine will be 40 square
feet. The means through which an
thexis are brought forth are constant, he
says, and the control of the rudder ab
solute. Three hundred miles an hour
speed, according to his statement, are as
easily obtainable in the air as are thirty
miles an hour on land. The normal
height of the car in the air will be above
mountains, so as to keep it out of the
zone of cyclones and an automatic
register denoting the height of the car,
coupled with a simple rule fixing the
heights for the various cars, will make
collisions practically impossible.
This is comforting to know. That
this invention, if carried out, will prac
tically bring the millenium, Mr. Loeber
does not hesitate to say. As illustra
tions of the feasibility of his plan and
the existence of anthexis, he uses the
vulture, which, when weighted with a
load heavier than itself, is able to rise
in the air to any distance. Were not
the air unyielding the - bird would have
no fulcrumageand.the air would 6lip
by it. The bird does not obtain this by
the exertion of force; as is shown by the
motionless wings of the- e&gla poised in
air. In the case of the laden vulture
the force needed would be a force equal
the weight of the vulture - and it prey,
added to that needed f pr. f ulcrumage
anditaL flying wrce-. . This .wauld make
flight impossible he claims, unless na
ture had provided 4 a' better means th
simple t otWr and! this, Mjv Loeber say a.
he has, discovered.
When called upon to account for to
discovery he-claimed it was- due- to-prev
ideritiaL good, fortune, added: to-, many
years of unremitting study expended on
a subject as to which little or nothing
was already known, and all of which
had to be elaborated by original concep
tion and . design. -. He says a trial of the
test car could "be made.in less than six
months, and then - large cars could be
built and air conveyance used as a regu
lar method of transportation.
Who knows but the aerial navigation
and transportation company, carrying
passengers across al the, continents and
wastes of waters, without seasickness
or, the dangers of dying of indigestion
through; the diabolical railway station
sandwich, may be a thing of the near
future, while the men who doubt, as did
those opposing ocean steamers and loco
motive transportation, may have to re
cant as they did and be glad 1 to take a
day off in the summer time for a cool
evening, in Siberia and return.' All this
4s possible", aceordinsr to Mr Loeber, and
is standhig in the community1 as a man
oFJeason in other matters warrant some
degree of faith in his sincerity and sense.
Brooklyn Eagle. -
Know lie Was Coins;.
"I'm only a tramp," said a little, with
9 old man early yesterday morning
in " the Mulberry street police station,
"but please let me stop here. I've
walked a great deal. Fm footsore and
weary. I - won't be a bother much
longer. I'll soon throw in my checks."
lie had the pallor of death.
"I never take in any one at 3 in the
morning," kindly replied Sergeant Ilor
belt, "but I'll make an exception in youi
case. Poor fellow, you look played out.''
Yesterday morning Policeman Crough
an took the old man, who gave the name
of John Irving, to the Tombs police
court. He wanted to be committed tr.
"The top o' th morning, yer honor,''
he said to Justice Duffy. "This'll be th
last time I'll bother ye. Give me a good
The justice, however, did not fix an y
specified time. Under the commitment
the old man could get his liberty when
he wanted it.
"Take your time," said the policeman,
as he assisted Irving down the winding
flight of stairs leading into the prison.
"My wife!" gasped the old man down
By this time they had reached the
warden's office, where the pedigrees of
the prisoners are taken anew.
"Well, what's the matter with youi
wif er asked a keeper. , .
"She's in heaven!" replied the tramp;
The next instant he fell back dead into
the policeman's arms. New York
Came from Cuba to Tote.
The last vote deposited in : Rhode Is
land at the recent election was the vote
of Eugene' McAuliffe of Providence:
The gentleman was in Cuba when he re
ceived a cablegram telling him of the
urgent1 necessity for every vote: ; Con
sulting the shipping register, he found
that by taking, a steamer which sailed
that night he might with good weather
reach Boston the day before election.
Two hours later found him aboard the
6hip. Adverse weather delayed the ves
sel, and at the dawn of election day the
steamer was still out in the Atlantic.
Port was reached late in the afternoon,
and McAuliffe was just in time to take a
train to Providence due just ten minutes
before the time for closing the polls.
The train was four minutes late.
Hurling himself into a hack he bribed
the driver to get to the wardroom in six
minutes or kill the horses. The clock
was about to strike the hour as Mr.
McAuliffe bounded into the booth. His
cross marks were made with lightning
rapidity, and he got in his ballot right
on the last stroke. He will return to
Cuba to complete the business he
dropped to come back to vote. And yet
there were some thousands of people in
Providence who, 1 have no doubt, forgot
to go to the polls or were "too busy" to
give the time required for walking to
the wardroom. Cor. Boston Globe.
Canoeing in Scotland.
Lord and Lady Mount Stephen, who
have spent very many years in Canada,
have introduced canoeing in Scotland.
They have taken the beautiful estate of
Faskally, Perthshire, belonging to Mrs.
Butler, which comprises a stretch of the
picturesque river, Tuinmel. which runs
through the Pass of Killiecrankie to
Athole and all that district, and, in order
to explore more fully, Lord Mount
Stephen has brought home a Canadian
canoe and two real Canadian boatmen.
They have already shot some of the
dangerous rapids of the Scotch river, and
been investigating the salmon j-uuls
among the bowlders in otherwise unseen
spots. Lord Mount Stephen intends to
use his canoe later on for salmon fishing.
The novelty has created a great deal of
interest in the neighborhood, extending
to the ducal party at Blair Athol castle.
Utah's First Pavements.
After a long fight in the Ogden city
council over the relative merits of sand
stone, brick and asphaltum for street
paving purposes, it has been decided to
use native sandstone from the quarries
a few miles distant from Ogden, and
that only home labor shall be employed
by contract. The district to be paved
includes a number of blocks in the busi
ness part of town, for which paving
bonds are now being negotiated. It will
be the first paving done by this city or
in this territory. Utah Cor. St. Louis
A Priceless Diamond Found.
A remarkable diamond has been re
cently f ouisd on the Koff eyf ontein Dia
mond Mining company's ground in Aus
tralia, which appears to be of such value
that even competent judges , hesitate to
name a price commensurate, with its
worth. It issaid to.. be qf a beautiful
shade of pink, entirely devoid of spot or
.blemish, and to weight, 13 carats, . . ;
amr4 Gas, lauVUtav .
i A fkrw.oX :naturai gas has been struck
-at Salt Lake City at a. depth oi 60ttfeetj
the pressure beiag. 1 160t pounds-: to- the
square inehV - Several- companies- are- en
gaged ' in sinking1 welts' in that locality,
with, favorable mdications. of .finding the
gas in , considerable, quantities.. New
Yiork. JournaL.. , ;. .... ....... '-r ..
' Pis. Iron in March.
, In the firct,week, in Mareb the iron
furnaces in this country- are said to have,
produced more pigs 193,900 .tonsr than
in any previous week in history.. One
curious circumstance-is that there were
fewer furnaces in blast than in the pre
ceding month. New. York. Times. .
- The largest ; shipment of . apples . ever
made from the United States left Port
land recently in the steamship Labrador,
which, carried more than .13,000 barrels
of fine fruit to England,,
1 : . ... ' 1 ; . . .
A fine colisctioa of , Seventeenth, cen
tury tobacco pipes has just; been found
under an old London cellar and deposited
n the Guildhall museum ...
. " ' '
The states west of the Missouri alono
will .cast one-fourth of the popular vote
in the United States this falL
Catholic St. Paul's Church, ak. between
rtfth and sixth. Father Carney. I'tuitur
Hervices : Vsms at ft xntl 10 :3U a. m. Sunday
Hcliool at 2 :30. with ocneaicu.M
Chkintian. t'onier l.jeust and Eighth Kts
services iimriinin jind t-vei Mdr A
tial'oway past or Hunday Hciiool in a. m.
j KriH'.'OPAU St I.nk's t htirch, corner Tnird
and Vln-. Kev It B. Iturten i.HHtor. tt
vices: 11 a M a d7 sot m. Sunday School
at 2 :30 P. M.
(rKUMAN M KTIKiltINT InerSIXtl) !t Mild
(iranit. Ke. 1 1 1 1 1 . I Mo i. - rvces : 11 a. M
and 7 :30 l M. M"nnav Soli ol 1 :3 a M
l'KF.8MYTmiA.- elVirf Ir I - W ell i-1 I'll . r
iier Sixth and .-i :ie m. Itv .1 1.1 air
Mi-tor Minda- -sc -.la' ;.'; reacMnj!
at 11 a. in d in
I lie . K. .-. ' I- l ' h - hnich in eiH t veiy
Kabhath evenh at " i!i in ihe haw we- of
the oil ucrh A l . te i vi.t-t to ail-II"
Kikot M fi HOIIK'l --iMI. i . I IW A.
and Pnarl. ' hv I
Service : 11 M
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YoU.-O MKN'b . Hid 'll AUSOCIATION
liooniN In v at , n n 'i rk. Miiin street, llos
.el ineetiiiK. f'Mi on'y.everv Sunday af
ternoon at 4 o''l.i-k K. .onii open week dy
from 8:a. in..n -.; i t.i;
HOuth Fa UK Tabk aic. Kev .1. M.
W-jod, i astnr. Servie g : SUntiay School,
'.a.m.: I reachirj;, 11 a in. and 8 p. m. ;
prayer meeting Tuesday nijjht ; choir pra
Mcc Krid. y nigh-. '' ar- welcome.
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Sand Beach Mich, and are blessed
with a daughter, four years. Last
April she taken down with Measles,
followed with dreadful Cough and
turned into a fever. Doctors at
home and at Detroit treated, but in
vain, she grew worse rapidly, until
she was a mere" handful of bones".
Then she tried Dr, King's New
Discovery and after the use of two
and a half bottles, was completely
cured. They say Dr. King.s New
Discovery is worth its weight in
gold, yet you may get a trial,, bottle
free at F. G. Frickey Drugstore.
We offer 100 dollars reward for
any case of catarrh that cau not be
cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure.
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We the undersigned, have known
F. J. Cheney for the last 15 j-ears,
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