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iJ i J VOL XVIII NO 202 PADUCAH KY MONDAY EVENING AUGUST 20 1906 10 CENTS PER WEEK
° 4 iBANK RESERVE TOUCHED
BOND COMPANY SETTLES
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1 Phil J Abbott Teller of The AmericanGerman
National Bank Missing Fromt
The City f
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OVER SEVEN THOUSAND DOLLARS GONE
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FUNERAL
OF KPALDING COLKMAN IIKIIIIVI
a t AN EPISCOPAL CIIUIICII
tlIIhol McVh sky lUfnwn 10 Allow
Services In I 110m I nil II II Church
1t N o Benson
LLoulet L le l rf Augu30 Af Jtu I
ter every preparation had been maqq l
to hold tho funeral or the late
Charles Spalding Coleman member
of the board of public works and n
wealthy young man from the Do
minican church this morning Bishop
McClosky created a sensation by ae
f
claring If could not be held thcr No
i reasons were glvcli Tho funeral are
k ter hurried preparations was held
from St Andrew Epscopal church
i the Her Frank Hardy assistant
t rector reading the service
ill
J COMPLIMENTARY
I BENEFIT TO 111 GIVEN 1MIOF
JIAHRY GILIIEKT
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Every Mu lclnn In Pndurnli Will Par
lclpato In Evrnt nt Wnllnre
d Park
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i Arrangements aro being complet I I
ed for the most ambitious musical i
event of the season to bo given at I I
the Wallace park Casino compllmcn i I
lau to Prof Harry Gilbert who will I I
J leave for Dallas Tex August 31 to c
e take lip his now duties as Instructor i
s In piano In tho largest conservatory
In fhe southwest 1
It will be given Thursday evening I
August 30 and will be a Farewell f I
affair Desiring to express their rr
j 1sard for Mr Gilbert both in a verI I
r aortal way and for what he hnl none l
for the advancement of musical apI I
predation In this city every 1I1UIII I
clan In the city Including the memo 1
ber of tho newly organised military
bands will work enthusiastically to
make It distinctly the musical event A
f d ltho year The program will cont t
lain the names of the finest talent 1
t In the city and those who for lack 2
ot time may noT tako part will alI
fist In any way possible to Insure aC j
tylarge luceellt
e
j Tickets for the musical and tneI
I program will be out In the next few
slay
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SHOOTS IIImmlI s
Wealthy Indiana Fernier Ends 111r
Hxl lturer
Vlncennos Ind August OJ04 I
1spit Robinson 55 years old leaving 1
a famlly suicided by shooting him t
self In the left breast this morning t
He was one of the wealthiest rarm l
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ers and dairymen here
J President Thompson Makes Statement I
Says Institution Is Not Injured
ROBERT KIRKLAND ACTING TELLER
I Moved by the continued and unexplained absence of Phil J Abbott
teller of the AmericanGerman National bank the officials of that concern
conocrnI I
Imado an Investigation and discovered that the reserve was 72 > 0 short
Tho Fidelity Deposit company of IUltlmorewhlch 1s surety for Mr I
Abbott paid the loss and an agent of the company Is searching for Mr Ab
holt who left August b ostensibly to go to Koblnson 111 where hla
brother IH engaged In the banking 1 > tilness
Ills wife san she docs not know where he In and baR not heard Ira m
Irabhim
him since he left
Mr Abbotts trip was to bo on business and Je wan to be gone only a
few darn When ten days pasted and nothing wan heard from him the
omclals became uneasy and Instituted tho Investigating
The books wero accurately kept and the days business each day was
untouched The money had simply been lifted In a package from tho ro
eorvejn the bank
Owing to the largo amounts of the bonds and the watchfulness of
the officials 4ttwonld be Impossible for anyone to remove sufficient of th >
ictorve to nipple the Institution i
Tho eaflj dl rovery of the loss Is a tribute to the jealousy with
whlift the bank protects Usolf as no suspicion had rested oa anyone con
nected with the bank previous to tho Investigation
Tile nwII of the lose of the money with his young wIle whom ho nla r
by Ito hank created excitement o n
Broadway and Saturday night rumor
were thick Involving All nnrts of 1 + Mal 1
njyuftion jfn flnancl aBnjnjleajgpY
The statement of the bink p f ITfHJ
more to rest and removal any feeling
of uneasiness
uneasinessThis
This morning President G C
Thompson of the AmericanGerman i
National bank gave out tfio following i
statement
The amount taken from tho re
serve was 7200 and the bank U I not
out a dollar all the Fidelity Deposit
company hats made ood the whole
amount Although we have known
ot the shortage several days wo have
laid nothing In a accordance with the
request of the special agent of the
Fidelity company who Is searching
for Mr Abbott
Tho company adjusted tho loss
with UI Thursday and wo have noth
ing further to do with the matter
Mr Abbott hllt hon employed by
Iho bank two years AUgUst 1 he
was granted a leave of absence for a I
few days to pay a business visit to his
brother a banker at Robinson III
He did not return In a reasonabc
time and nothing was heard from I
him
himThen
Then we Instituted an I n < all ga
lion Ills books were all right but
we found that 7200 had been taken
from the reserve Wo Immediately
notified Hummer Dros local agents I
for tbo Fidelity It Deposit company
of BaUlmore surety for Mr Abbott
and they Informed their principals
A special agent wan sent Jiere
from Chicago and last Thursday he I
left after having settled with us In
full
Ho learned that Mr Abbott had
bought a ticket for Chicago and he
asked us not to say anything about
tho matter until he had an opportunity
to find Mr Abbotts whereabouts
Whether ho has found Mr Abbott I
do not know
The manner In which the 7GO
was taken kept us from discovering
the loss at once Tho days business
was untouched and the books wete
all right There Las been no state
matte doctoring of books or anything
of that sort The bank examiner was
hero 30 days ago and we went over
everything There wan not a penny
missing at that time
This 7260 was taken In a lump
In my opinion All thin talk about
gambling on cotton futures Is non
sense I am certain Stories about
heavy losses at poker have come to
my ears but l hero no knowledge of
my own of the facts
faclII I
Phil T Abbott the missing teller
Is 29 ytfara old and was a native of
HammorJr Iirt Before taking the
place In the AmericanGerman Na
tional bank he was employed by the
KII ore cooperage concern
He resided on North Seventh street
L
vied In Golconda 111
W P Hummel of Hummel 1 Bros
aa jiViknowa nothlngrnh9Ul th < Smat t 1
WPllpt l4 < e nollLOt1I hls I fOmr I
pony at the instance of President
Thompson The settlement was ef
fected by a special agent from Chi
sago
Robert It Kirkland at present
bookkeeper In the bank and son of
City Auditor Alexander Klrkland 1 Is I
acting as teller and probably will reo
valve the appointment permanently I
U faa promotion for the young man I
whoso Inherited talent for mathcmat
Ics promises a great future for him
Tho directors of tho AmerlcanGer r
man National l bank have met and It I j I
Is reported will name a teller to sue I
coed Abbott In a few days Letters
explaining the shortage have been re
celvod by every depositor of the bankI
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YOUNG WOMAN llltInmDI
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And Body Hidden In Lonely SIt I
IXur Los UltelsI I
Los Angeles August 20 The I
body of a young woman clad In n j
silk dress with n bullet holo through a
her head was found under brush in 1
the second Santa Monica Canyon a
mile and a halt north of Port Los
Angeles by a ranch hand The trag
edy which ended her life was past
question a murder Tho loneliness of
the spot tho manner of concealment
and tho absence of a weapon all
point with certainty to this connlu a
slpn The motive which has been r
assumed for the dark crime so long b
hidden was greed for her pouesU
slons Is
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MINERS IUtJf I
Shot 16 Death lly Soldiers Alton They
KpfiiKnl 1 to Obey
St Petersburg Aug 20E1ght
miners were killed and seventeen In
jured as the result of a clash with
troops at Usavata yesterday The
miners attempted to hold a meeting
and wnere ordered to disperse by the R 1
troops The miner refused and the tj t
soldiers fired Into the crowd tl
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Negro Troops Will Move a
Ft Worth August 20 Report 0
from Brownsville says all negro d
troops will be remove soon as white w
soldiers can be substituted
IlJy tho consent of the people
of Ijiilucah Tho Bun has the
largest circulation In ClIO city
and county Thin average for
July was 41 US a day
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WORK ON STREETS
UP TO THE COUNCIL
Board of Public Works Wants
PlniFinniiced
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Miiyor Yclwr Believe Work CAn Bu
r Taken Care of Without Any
Diflicuiiy
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LOWER BOARD MEETS TOXIOHT
Up to Cbo general council i Is the
coutlouatlnn of the street worK At
the last meeting of tho board ot
public works City Auditor Kirkland
texplaIned that Only slightly more
than 12000 a left of the depart
flouts appropriation of 18000 and
It was estimated that this will bo
sufficient only to take caro or cur
rent expenses such as sweeping and
cleaning the streets and gutter
The board held up the advertise
met for street work pending the
decision of the general council as to
tlwhether the board will charge thn
expense of further operations to the
contingent fund or discontinue oper
litr e i
work tan bo taken care or out of tit o
contingent fund and will recommend
that the finance committee be nn <
thorltcd to act In the matter
It Is understood that tile commu
nIcation from the board will contain >
the statement ot the city auditor ana r
estimate t of City Engineer Washing
astea r
Part ill the work to be Gone u pro
vided orblho bond Issue but
ofsome fntersectlons nn Jefferson I
hastreet and Harahan boulevard l dre to
be pajd Ifor In some other manner
Other work on the South Side alto
must be taken care of Tho Jefferson
street and Harahan boulevard ex
penao are uttmated at about Jt
600 > and tq other at 1100 >
Tligjjower b rdor the general 1
coun lr lljrlH l meet tonight I Conslderai I
bla I u fI1 buefaead WII e lf8n
sactcd It U probable Thai oboe err
tlon will bo taken on the work of the
committee of tho whole which >
considering the lower work Tile
board of health the board of public
works and Mayor Yeller will have
some recommendations The board or
police and fire commissioners will
ask for tho appointment of a driver
for the new steamer
WAIt ON TKUItOKISTS
Declaml By Cwir In Mite to Governor
of Warsaw
St Petersburg Aug 20A call to
an uncompromising war with terror
Ism and revolution In Poland was
sounded In an Imperial telegram of
congratulation to Governor General
Sknllon of Warsaw on his escape
from bombs thrown at him In Warsaw
Saturday In the telegram Emperor
Nicholas says Do not ie discouraged
be resolute In battle with Insensate
anarchy and sedition
HBTUUVS REGIMENTAL piao
Oilora of Hip Ninth Ohio Lost for 12
Years Arc IttoolonIi i
t
Columbus 0 Aug 20Tho flag
and colors of the XInfh O V I were
returned today to the state flagroom
by Nathan Dunce a cotton manufact
urer of Falls River Mass whose wife
a daughter of the fate Colonel A > LI I
Brown of that rcal gent and whoI I
found the Hag after fortytwo elllllj j
whllo on a visit to her old home
RORBER3 PUT TO FLIGHT
v
Inductor I0 and Pawngrnt lrotect I
2OOO < > 0 In Gold
Bucharest Roumanla Aug 20
Robbers made an unsuccessful at
tempt to rob the Roumanla express
train carrying 200000 In gold
Three men entered the car near GalI I
itz but the conductor and only theI I
occupant In the car put rip such a
desperate resistance that one robber I
was shot This frightened them and t
they JUmped off I
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1I I 1
Generally fair tonight and I
Tuesday Tho highest tempera t
tune reached yesterday was 07 I
and Iho lowest reached today I
was 73 I
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THREE HUNDRED i
I SHOCKS ARE FELT
A Section of Valparaiso is Reduced to
Ashes and Over Two Thous
and Perish
OTHER TOWNS SUFFER EXTENSIVELY
Minn Petti August 2O Robin
son Cniw > c Island U I reported wry
nl l out by the nrlmlc disturbances
luKt week Tag Island Is a desolate
tract of rocky laud right mllos long
by six wide 100 miles off Chilean
coast
Valparaiso Chile August 20
At 725 oclock Thursday evening
Valparaiso experienced an earth
quake of great severity During the
night 82 shocks were felt
Most of the buildings In the city
are either ruined or damaged
The loss Is enormous probably
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Two thousand persons killed Is 1
considered a fair estimate of the
casualties here
Vine Del Mar three miles from I
Valparaiso with a population of
lover 10000 Qulrlhue 225 miles
southward population 2500 Salto
Llmache 15 miles to tho northwest
with a population of 6 GOO Qullatlo
25 miles to the northwest popula
lion 10000 and villages all arouna
were destroyed
Most of the fires started after the
first shock
The whole population Is sleeping
In the hills parks or streets
Food Is Bcarce Milk Is two Chi
lean dollars per liter and It Is al
most Impossible to obtain meat even
at high prices
The railroads are all destroyed
The rlnf which J began to fall af
ter the first shock stopped an hour I
later The nights are very cool auaI I
windy and the people sleeping in the
open are suffering greatly
The captain of a steamship which I
arrived from San Francisco says the j
situation here Is worse than follow
ing the disaster there
Three Hundred Shocks
London August 20ln a 1111I I
patch from Valparaiso without date
the correspondent of the Dally Mall
saysSixty per cent of this city Is com
pletely destroyed The death roll III I
very heavy There wore 82 shocKS
Thursday night and 300 more since
then The tremors still continue One
hundred thousand persons are borne
less and destitute Water Is I giving
out Surrounding towns are destroy
ed and the railroad outt
Shock Diminishing f
Valparaiso VIQIIve ton August
20 Valparaiso and neighboring
towns are wrecked and partially
burned and In all towns in the
Aconcagua valley conditions are aim
liar In the south thoreSrero severe
shocks at Talacapusnco Talca ana
Zone but there the disaster M not
appallingQuakes
Quakes occur from time to time
but are diminishing In force An ae
curate estimate of the doad ana i
wounded II Impossible Martial law 1
has prevalldln Valparaiso since the p
first day and the entire population 1s I r
camping In the Open Tho only wires <
working Is one subterranean and the c
Continued on Pago Four
SEiERSi
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SUBJECT OF DISCUSSION BY COM
jiiTTEB OF WHOLE
II
Gcnrrnl Council In Conference With
Sanitary Engineer Alvord This
Afternoon
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I
Called In committee of the wholes III
to discuss the problem offered t > f
the proposed sewer extension an ex
elusively explained lastSaturday In
The Sun tho general council en
gaged this afternoon In conference
ys y
the sanitary engineer who drew tae t
plans City Engineer Washington
Mayor Yelser and City Solicitor r
Campbell 1
Mr Alvord reached Paducah this
morning and spent several hours
driving over the route with City En
gineer WashingtonI i I
The trouble encountered when the
ordinance was being prepared was
the fact that the sewer route tray
er ell private property In several pla
ces The city would get into trouble
according to City Solicitor Canijibeii j
It It attempted to push the wore
without first securing a right otwayi
or condemning the property botn
of which proceedings would require
time Ho suggested that the ptawT
be altered so as to take In that see
lion which could bo reached without
crossing private property t
Mr Alvord recommended for the s
additional system that the se wvr
and storm water drains 60 combined
This Is I not the case In the present n
system He saYII system can bei
rvt
wised at an Increased cost of 1500 t
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THROWN BY VmE
Peculiar Accident to Graves County
Otncer
Mayfield Aug 20 Deputy SBerlff J 1
Merrltt Sea was Injured about 9
oclock Thursday night near fats horns
at Lowes The wind had caused the
telephone wire leading to his houseI I
to fall across the road only a few feet 1
from the ground When Mr Sear
came riding on his hone the animal
became frightened when the wire
touched Its head and jumped under It
Mr Seay was pulled off He fell oa
his shoulder The wire got caught
tinder Mr Seayt pistol and threw It i
out some distance away Fortunately
the weapon was not discharged
tIIWttjIj
jIjJeorgetown
Georgetown Ky Auk SO Jhe
most exciting polltlcal contest ever
fought out In this copnty with tie
possible exception of the Brecklri
rldgeOwens congressional rat tend
oU here In the defeat of the 1u 1
option adherents by the liquor ele
ment by the narrow margin of 21
votes 0
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MILITARY COMPANY AND BAND
BANDMAY
11MAYBE j y f I 11
Western Kentucky has no stato
military company and Governor Beck
ham thinks one shouldT be established
In this end of the irate He hal writ
ten a persona letter to W SI Fitz
Patrick agent for the Citizens Life
Insurance company of Louisville
asking him to organize a company
He Is considering tyro matter and It
his plans are consummated It will
mean the establishment of a military
company here and headquarter for a
regimental band
Mr Fitzpatrick has been In the ml
Htla service for ten year and served
throughout the SpanishAmerican
war He was first lieutenant In the
Third Alabama regiment company
j
H and has met Gov Beckhsm sev
eral times since he came to this state
The Mayfleld company has beet
disbanded and the Hopklnsvllle com
Idllbanded I
will leave this end of the state with
out any military company except at 1
Madlsonvlllo The Mayfleld hanging ii
recently showed that the militia came
In handy end the state authorities
not want this end of the state unpro
tected
iMr Fitzpatrick Is a popular young A
man He said his Information Is that
a regimental band could be organised
here lie Is I conferring with business
men about the project He desire to
enlist the best young men In the city
In the companyt A t i 00
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