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VOL. 36.—N0. 57.
The Enormous Sums He Stole
Daily Added To.
General Nettleton Mixed Up
in the Muddle.
Another Arrest Made in Connection
With the Scandal.
Governor Patfiaon'a Right to Name
Bardaley'a Sucoeaaur Sustained by
the Supreme Court.
Associated Press Dispatches.
Philadelphia, June 12. —The deeper
the experts probe into the affairs of ex-
City Treasurer Bardsley, the more ap
parent his rascalities become, and the
enormous sums which he made away
with are daily added to. Yesterday an
accountant reported a grave discrepancy
in Bardsley'a accounts with the state,
and today presented Mayor Stuart a
statement showing that $420,000 of the
state appropriation for public school
purposes for the year ending June 30th,
together with a balance of $25,000 from
the previous year, making a total of
$445,000, had been misappropriated by
Bardsley to his own uses. The state
treasurer showed that the $420,000
noted above was paid Bardsley Decem
ber 3lßt. It is surmised that he used
part of this vast sum to take up the bad
checks of the Keys tone bank for $200,
--000, that he was carrying as cash.
THE GOVERNOR'S APPOINTMENT HOLDS.
The supreme court this morning de
cided that the city couucil did not have
a right to select a successor to City
Treasurer Bardsley. The appointment
of Wright by Governor Pattison is there
In a lengthy opinion the chief justice
Bays: "Sufficient to say that for the
purpose of this case we ,niust regard
the office designated as city treasurer
as a county and not a city office. The
treasurer, by whatever name he be
called, is a county officer and exercises
A dissenting opinion was filed by Jus
tices Williams and Mitchell.
Another arrest was made this after
noon in connection with the treasury
scandal. H. 11. Yard, former partner of
President Lucas, deceased, of the Key
stone bank, in seaside' speculations, wf»e
captured in Trenton, N. J., where lie is
being held to await requisition papers.
Yard was a real estate promoter, and
closely connected with President Marsh,
of the Keystone bank. He left the city
a few days after Marsh disappeared.
The warrant upon which Yard was ar
rested, was issued on the charge of con
spiracy with ex-Treasurer Bardsley, in
stealing city and state funds.
The alleged conspiracy between Bards
ley and Yard was discovered by the ex
perts Wednesday. On that night a war
rant was sworn out by expert Expert
Yard was given a hearing today
on an affidavit charging him with con
spiracy to misuse public funds, and re
leased on $10,000 bail pending requisi
tion proceedings against him. The pub
lic money used by Bardsley in Conjunc
tion with Yard, amounted to $200,000.
the councils' investigation.
United States District Attorney Reed
appeared before the investigating com
mittee of the councils this afternoon, and
made a personal explanation of his
course in acting as attorney for the Key
stone bank, as a member of the law firm
of Reed & Pettit.
Auditor-General McCammant was the
next witness. Rufus E. Shapeley ap
peared with the auditor-general, and
stated that he represented the attorney
general of the state. Shapeley said that
owing to the prospective litigation be
tween the state and the city of Phila
delphia, over the deficit in the state
fund, the auditor-general, by advice of
the attorney general, must refuse to
answer any questions that will be dis
advantageous to the case of the state,
but that a statement of the moneys
owing the state by the city would be
furnished by the auditor-general.
THE AUDITOR-GENERAL'S STATEMENT.
The auditor-general then read a state
ment in which it was shown that there
was still due the state from license loans
and taxes collected by Bardsley, for the
year 1890, a total of $815,715.
State Treasurer Boyer was also called,
but the same objections to his answer
ing questions as in the case of the audi
tor-general were made by Shapeley.
Harry C. Jones, assistant bank exam
iner, testified that Comptroller of Cur
rency Lacy was here on the 13th of
February last, and was at the Keystone
bank. He was shown a statement of
the condition of the bank, including the
falsification of the ledger, the padding of
New York bank accounts and the carry
ing of due bills as assets.
Ex-Director of Public Works Wagner
testified to conferences held between
himself and officials of the Keystone
bank regarding his acceptance of the
presidency of the bank.
GENERAL NETTLETON IMPLICATED.
During the course of the examination
General Wagner was asked what he
knew about the Spring Garden bank.
Wagner, who, before he was approached
on the subject of the presidency of the
bank, was a candidate for the receiver
ship of the bank, testified that when he
first went to the bank on the subject of
the presidency, he said to Bank Exam
iner Drew that he understood that the
receivership had been settled, and that
it was to be Nelson F. Evans, president
of the Spring Garden insurance com
pany and director of the Spring Garden
bank. Wagner also added that he un
derstood that Wanaraaker was backing
Evans for the position.
In reply Drew said to General Wagner:
"No, I think you are mistaken; Wana
maker has nothing to do with it. Now,
that explains something I did not un
derstand. Assistant Secretary Nettleton
is a great friend of ft vans, and he is
probably backing him for the position.
LOS ANGELES HERALD.
It also explains some accounts at the
Spring Garden bank I did not under
stand, where Nettleton appears as a large
Wagner said he had since looked into
the papers for the name of Assistant
Secretary Nettleton as one of the debtor*
of the bank, but had not seen it.
Adjourned until Monday.
DREW'S DEFECTIVE MEMOKY.
National Bank Examiner Drew was
seen tonight in regard to a statement at
tributed to hiua by General Wagner this
afternoon, that Assistant Secretary Net
tleton was a large borrower of the
Spring Garden bank. When first asked
if he had made such a statement to Gen
eral Wagner, Colonel Drew said it was
■ Drew afterwards withdrew this sweep
ing denial, and qualified it by saying he
had no recollection of having said any
thing on tin; subject, but still it was pos
sible Wagner's memory was better than
Drew was then asked if it was so that
General Nettleton was a borrower of the
bank, but refused to answer, saying he
was not allowed to answer questions
like that. Colonel Drew was very averse
to saying anything whatever, intimating
that General Nettleton was the proper
person to see on the subject and not he.
NETTLETON SPEAKS FOR niMSELP.
Washington, June 12. —The attention
of Assistant Secretary Nettleton was to
night called to the testimony today by
General Wagner before the council's
committee, of Philadelphia, investigat
ing the bank scandal. Nettleton said:
"I never backed Nelson T. Evans or
any other person as a candidate for the
receivership of the suspended Keyßtone
bank. After the bank had been closed
some days, and when the comptroller of
currency who had little acquaintance
in Philadelphia was considering several
names for the receiverehip, I suggested
Evans, and recommended that the
comptroller make inquiries in Philadel
phia as to his fitness, which he pro
ceeded to do. I had no suspicion of any
financial weakness or complications on
thepartof Evansorof the Spring Garden
National batik, until the announcement
of the failure of that bank. Evans had
no knowledge that his name was to be
mentioned for the Keystone receiver
ship until some time after it was done.
I suggested his name simply because I
had known him long and believed him
in every way fit. I borrowed no money
from the Spring Garden bank. It is
probable that there are certain accom
modation notes on which I am respon
sible to that institution. If so, lam
simply among the losers by the bank's
failure, which I regret."
marsh paid to fly.
New York, June 12.—The World
prints this dispatch from Philadelphia:
"The details of a conference that oc
curred on the Saturday night before
President Marsh's flight, would cast
more, light upon the mystery that en
velops the affairs of the Keystone bank
than anything yet brought out. A large
sum of money was offered Marsh and
Lawrence to leave the country. The
sum mentioned to your correspondent
by his informant was $20,000 cash, and
the assurance of one week's start on the
way to liberty.
"President Marsh sailed for the Bar
badoes on the following Wednesday,
under an assumed name. Lawrence,
the assistant cashier, declined perempt
orily. He said whatever he had done
had been at the direct command of .Lu
cas and Marsh, and that he had never
profited to the extent of one penny by
the falsification of the books of the
bank. He was already under large bail
which was furnished by his father-in
law, and he did not contemplate leaving
his bondsmen in the lurch. He had de
cided to face the music, and give the
committee all the information in his
"John Bardsley was present at that
very important interview, and implored
Marsh and Lawrence to go away until he
could arrange matters. Bardsley never
appeared to have contemplated" flight,
and fully expected to have the bank re
organized, and to come out of his entan
THE CHILEAN KEBILLION.
Ports Occupied by the Insurgents Bom
barded, by Government Ships.
New York, June 12.—A cable dis
patch received from Chile, by a mercan
tile house, today, confirms the news of
the bombardment by government ves
sels of ports occupied by the insurgents.
It is also reported that the forces
of the government landed at various
points on the coast and were joyfully
received. More than 800 soldiers and
marines who were detained by the rev
olutionary forces, were liberated and
embarked on the transports and the
steamer Imperiale, to serve under orders
of the government.
ItiUKjuE, June 12. — Dispatches re
ceived from Tocopilla say some torpedo
cruisers and the war ship Imperiale re
cently landed men who destroyed the
archieves in the government offices and
carried away all the money they could
Eye-witnesses emphatically deny the
report that President Balmaceda's cruis
ers made an attack on Iquique. They
say a congressional warship chased them
away. There were no congressional
vessels at Pisague on the Bth, when an
attack was made on that place by the
torpedo boats Almirante Lynch and Al
mirante Coudell, but the torpedo boats
retired when the forts opened fire on
them. The ltnperiale has been struck
twice by shells, but has received only
slight damages. The congressional ships
are all reported in good order, except
that their bottoms are a little foul.
Ottawa, Ont., June 12.—rThe Associ
ated Press is authorized to state that an
official announcement with regard to the
premiership will be made some time
tomorrow. It is believed that Sir John
Thompson has been called upon to form
It looks late tonight as though Sir
Charles Tupper will be the next pre
mier. It is reported from an authorita
tive source that the govenor general has
cabled him to form a ministry.
D. & K. O. Surveyors.
San Francisco, June 12.—1t is stated
here that the Denver and Rio Grnnde
Western road has two surveying parties
in the field, one in the San Joaquin val
ley, and another starting from Marys
vine, Utah, for the purpose of surveying
a route for a road to this city. The
Santa Fe is reported to be interested in
SATURDAY MORNING. JUNE 13, 1891.—TEN PAGES.
THE RISING STORM.
It Threatens to Destroy the
Prince of Wales.
His Succession to the Throne is
The Very Existence of the English
The Indignation of the Britlah People
(Stirred to the Depth by the
Associated Press Dispatches.
London, June 12.—[Copyright,189J,by
the New York Associated Press.J The
storm rising around the prince of
Wales is fast gaining in intensity, en
dangering hia chances of succession to
the throne, if not the existence of the
English monarchy. No class appears to
be stirred so deeply as the great middle
class, the real strength of the country
and hitherto the solid prop of the mon
archy. Whenever its voice becomes
audible, its earnest denunciations of the
prince are accompanied by regrets at
his nearness to the throne. Represen
tative gatherings of religious bodies-
Congregational, Methodist, Baptist,
Unitarian and Presbyterian—have al
ready recorded their condemnation.
Boards of guardians are going out of
their accustomed paths to discuss mo
tions branding the gambling propensi
ties of the prince of Wales as a disgrace
to the country. Several Liberal socie
ties have adopted protests against his
continuance in the army.
POLITICS PENETRATED TO THE CORE.
Ere long the glowing fierceness of the
popular heat must penetrate to the core
of politics, causing party action within
and without parliament. The radical
members are opening the attack on the
prince, but they have been warned that
Mr. Gladstone resents the movement,
and the leaders of the opposition will
actively show their repugnance to asso
ciating Liberalism with agitation tending
to cast discredit on the crown. The radi
cals will not be content with anything
less than action by the military author
ities, involving some official reproof of
the prince of Wales, General Williams
and Lieutenant Levett.
A WAR OFFICE CONFERENCE.
A conference has been held at the war
office attended by Secretary Stanhope,
the Duke of Cambridge, the Duke of
Connaught, General Redvero Buller aird
Colonel Stracey, and it is reported that
they decided that the prince of Wales,
General Williams and Lieutenant Lev'
ett committed no offense against mili
tary law, but only a technical breach of
COVENTRY WILLING TO RESIGN.
In reference to the earl of Coventry, it
is reported that he has intimated his
readiness to resign the office of master
of the buckhounds, but the acceptance
of his resignation has been delayed till
the government sees how Lord Coven
try's retirement is likely to affect the
position of the prince of Wales.
Club sentiment naturally supports the
prince. Nor has the scandal lessened
the prince's popularity in the turf set.
Rumors of his bad reception at Ascot
are a perversion of the facts.
THE KAISER SCOLDS HIS UNCLE.
Court circles are much exercised over
letters from the German court, reflecting
the opinion of Emperor William. It is
believed the emperor has written the
queen a long and serious criticism on the
prince's life, and dilating especially upon
gambling on the part of officers as a
grave offense to military honor, and
made worse by the signing of a paper
permitting a colonel of the guards, con
victed of cheating, to retain his commis
sion in the army. The queen, it is said,
forwarded the letter to the prince of
Sir William Gordon Camming, on re
quest of the officials of Forris, reconsid
ered his refusal of a public welcome, and
the town will make a holiday of the oc
cumming's name off the army list.
London, June 12. —The Official (Lon
don) Gazette, this evening, announces
that the name of Sir William Gordon
Cumming has been removed from the
list of officers in the army, as her maj
esty has no further occasion for his ser
The Southern Baptist association
passed a resolution condemning the
prince of "Wales for the part he took in
the baccarat scandal.
It is undei stood that the prince is
keenly stung at the adverse press criti
cism which has been showered on him
from all quarters.
The war office authorities are holding
frequent conferences and discussing the
action to take in consequence of the
verdict given against Sir William Gor
don Cumming. The duke of Cambridge,
comuander-in-chief, yesterday, sum
moned General Williams and Colonel
Stacy, in command of the Fusilier
guards (Cumming's regiment), to the
horse guards, where these two officers
had long interviews with the duke.
Sir William Gordon Cumming has an
nounced that he is willing to meet the
charge of playing an illegal game.
In the commons, Monday next, Stan
hope, secretary of state fof the war de
partment, will be questioned as to what
action he intends to take in regard to
the three officers, the prince of Wales,
General Williams and Lieutenant
Lovett, of the Scots Fusilier guards, who
signed a document which practically al
lowed Cumming to remain an officer of
the British army, although he was be
lieved to have cheated at cards, and as
to what action he intends to take in
regard to the same officers for having
broken the army regulations requiring
that such acts as that at Tranby-Croft
should be brought to the notice of the
England's queen mourns.-
Toronto, June 12.—Rev. T)r. Doug
lass, a prominent Methodist of Mon
treal, created a sensation bere today
while addressing the Toronto Met hod'b»
conference, by referring to the prince
of. Wales in connection with the
baccarat scandal, which he de
nounced in a most vigorous manner.
He said in part: ' England's widowed
queen, England's noble, self-sacrificing
queen, mourns as a mother today over
the ghastly spectre of a George IV. ris
ing up beneath the shadow of the great
throne, and the heir of the
proudest empire this world ever
witnessed bowing to the degrada
tion of the gambling house. The
awful spectacle of the heir to the throne
publicly acknowledging complicity in a
gambling transaction, will do more to
weaken the power of the throne than
anything which happened for years."
Rev. Dr. Potts of Toronto, spoke in a
similar vein, and both speakers were
Rudyard Kipling Dying.
Pittsburg, June 12.—A special from
New Brighton, Pa., says nrivate infor
mation has been received" to the effect
that Rudyard Kipling is dying with
consumption and has been* taken to
WORLD'S FAIR MATTERS.
WALTER S. MAXWELL KNOCKED
OUT AT CHICAGO.
Gen. Chipman's Name Substituted by the
Director-General and Duly Confirmed.
Other Appointments Acted Upon.
Chicaoo, June 12.—The world's fair
directory this evening took action on
two of the most-talked-of nominations
made by Director General Davis.
MAXWELL KNOCKED OUT.
The committee appointed to investi
gate the accusations against W. S. Max
well, who was nominated for chief of
the bureau of horticulture, reported
that there was no proof to sustain the
charges against his character. When
the nomination was put to a vote, how
ever, Maxwell was defeated, 25 to 8.
GENERAL CHIPMAN CHOSEN.
Director-General Davis thereupon sub
stituted the name of General N. P. Chip
man, of California, and he was at once
confirmed by the directory. The board
of control must now pass upon Chip
man, and there is some talk that the
feeling over the defeat of Maxwell may
lead to Chipman's rejection by the
M. E. STONE WITHDRAWS.
The vote on the confirmation of M. E.
Stone of Chicago, as chief of the depart
ment oi foreign affairs, resulted in a tie,
and further consideration of his name
was postponed until next meeting. Mr.
Stone, however, hearing that a fight had
been made on his confirmation, prompt
ly withdrew his name.
THE COLORADO MAN CONFIRMED.
The directory unanimously confirmed
the nomination of Skiff as chief of the
DIPLOMATS IN CHICAGO.
The members of the diplomatic corps
who left Washington yesterday for the
purpose of gathering information in
reference to the world's fair arrived
here this morning.
A POST-FACTO SUGGESTION.
San Francisco, June 12.—The follow
ing telegram was sent this afternoon to
Director-General Davis of the world's
fail commission, Chicago, by the Cali
fornia State Floral society:
"Resolved, That we heartily endorse
the movement now on foot to separate
the wine, brandy and horticultural in
dustries at the world's fair into two de
partments instead of one."
The effect of. this suggestion, if
adopted, would be to do away with all
previous nominations for the position of
horticultural commissioner, and allow
the whole matter to be reconsidered
from the beginning.
Springfield, 111., June 12.—The legis
lature adjourned tonight sine die, having
today passed a bill appropriating $800,
--000 for Illinois' exhibit at the world's
A Case of Bounce.
"You see, it was this way. The indhi
rubber man struck the ossified man and
"What did he strike him for?"
"Five dollars.. When the manager found
it out the india rubber man was bounced.
A Curious Epitaph.
The following inscription has been dis
covered on a tomb in an old churchyard:
Here lies the body of Jonathan Ram,
His soul's in the bosom of Abraham.
That's all very well for Jonathan Ram-
But, say, how about poor Abraham?
Chaßged His Vocation.
Boggs—Since the ossified man fell down
stairs and broke himself in two he doesn't
stay in the museum.
Foggs—How does he support himself?
Boggs—He writes credentials for a glu»
firm.—New York Herald.
Miss V. (fond of music and the drama) —
You are fond of Rossini, Mr. F.f
Miss V.—Know his "Barber?"
Mr. F.—No, Ido not. I never patronize
any but my own. —Life.
Arthur—l'm sure Mr. Storer spoke very
flatteringly of me.
Kate —Of course. Whatever anybody
says of you, Arthur, cannot be otherwise
than flattering.—Boston Transcript.
Unjust to the Glasses.
John Jay—Seems like these glasses ain't
right for my eyes. I see double.
Optician—Well, you don't expect to
havo your sight trebled for seventy-five
cents, do you?— Jewelers' Weekly.
From the New Hamlet.
Hamlet—'Tis not alone my inky cloak,
The Queen—Dear me, Hammy, I do hope
you haven't spilled any on our new parlor
throne!— New York HeraM.
A suit with an artistic cut and fit,
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Just to whet the appetite of the Bargain-hunters, we
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Seamless Sox .for ioc; worth 20c
Nightshirts for 50c; worth 75c
Negligee Shirts for 50c ; worth 75c
Boys' Stockings for 10c ; worth 20c
Boys' Knee Pants for 25c ; worth 75c
Unlaundered White Shirts for 50c; worth 75c
Neckties for 20c; worth 35c
Goatskin Gloves for 4oc; worth 75c
Men's Underwear for 50c; worth 75c
And many other articles which lack of space does not
permit us to mention.
Take our word for it, these are all genuine bargains
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