Monday, August 1, 2011

Astrologer Offers Assistance

     On March 4, 1896, the newspaper, New York Tribune printed a latter that had been received by Assistant District Attorney Oliver three weeks earlier.

     "Kindly call at your convenience and I will explain a few startling conclusions arrived at by the science of astrology as applied to the professor Max Eglau business.
     Having studied this science for twelve years and applied it to a number of criminal cases, I have found that it is most reliable for giving information.
     Shall be glad to see you at anytime convenient to you.
     I remain yours truly,                                                 T. Backe
No. 218 West Twenty-second st."












From the Library of Congress historical newspapers: http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83030214/1896-03-04/ed-1/seq-13/;words=Max+Eglau?date1=1896&rows=20&searchType=basic&state=New+York&date2=1896&proxtext=max+eglau&y=8&x=13&dateFilterType=yearRange&index=4

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