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MAYSVJUDE, KY., FRIDAY, JULY 28, 1893.
The Financial Troubles Have
Reached Helena Montana.
TWO LARGE BANKS CLOSED
Tho First Nntional and the Montana Ntt
tlorial ffuspoud Payment Tliey Wer
the" Xvri Largest Rhnks la the State,
OpeiT of Them' ilolng tiio Pioneer Othci
Failures' and Financial News From All
Parts o tho World.
Helena, Mon., July 28. Tho finan
cial troubles have reached Helena, and
resulted in tHS clfislrig of two of th
largest banks in tho state. They -wore
the First National and the Montana
National 'Tho First National is the
pioneer bank, of whicli $'. T. Hause'ij ii
presiuenc j.ts directory xnciuuea some
of the wealthiest men in Montana.
For three weeks there has been a
steady drain on the banks and Wednes
day afternoon the, day's business was
over thero was very little cash on hand.
That night tho directors met and as a
result the following notice, was yester
day morning posted oh the door:
"We are compelled to suspend busi
ness owing to the stringency in the
money market, and heavy drafts on de
posits and our dbility to mrfko corre
sponding reductions in loans. Our as
sets are ample, but we can not com
mand the currency to continuo pay
ments." A statement shows, assets 3,771,080;
liabilities, S2,'G90,7G2. The bank had a
capital of $500,000, and its business ex
tended all over the northwest.
John T. Murphy was president of tho
Montana National. It wus regarded as
strong as the First National. It hud a
capital of 8300,000 and its statement
show atjsola of $1,750,000, liubilitiea
S900.000. Tho directors desired a vol
untary liquidation, and its close was
due to the saine reason that forced tho
suspension, of tho First National.
At tho opening hour the main streets
irT front of the banks were crowded
with people, the largest number being
about tho Merchants' National. Therms
was a steady rjm on this bank for throe
hours, but it came out all right. Tho
officers say they received more cash
during tho day than was withdrawn.
There was no run on the other banks.
President Edgorton of tho Second Na
tional says ho made a slight gain in de
posits. Cashier Baird of the Helena National
eays there was no run on that bank, as
also does Cashier Johnson of the Amer
ican National. There was no flurry
among tho depositors in tho savings
banks. Tho general opinion is that tho
people have" gotten over the excitement
an T th'a't the batiks now doing business
will bo able to keop open.
The only mercantile failure reported
was that of tho Thomas Paynter Drug
NEW YORK CLEARINGHOUSE.
Over a Million Dollar Worth of Certlfl
m oaten Issued In One Ray.
New York, July 28. The clearing
house committee woro in session yester
day nfternoon. Tho long conference
gave the rumor bureau an opportunity
to start the report that a large bank
was in trouble, and tho announcement
of an issue of 1,850.000 of clearing-
house certificates lot some strength to
this report. Later the amount of cer
tificates was said to bo only S3o0,000,
but at the end of the meeting tho clear
inghouse officials stated that tho orig
inal amount of 81,850,000 was right.
Their lorig session, they said, was due
- to tlia large amount of work before
, them iri tne way of shifting loans,
caused largely by the groat depreciation
in prices. They emphatically denied
the story of a bank being in trouble,
and said that overy bank in the clear
inghouse, and, so far as they knew,
every outside bank in this cityj was in
good shape. Those who mot at tho
clearinghouse wero all of, the opinion
that tho situation was somewhat bettor,
but still serious:
GOLD COMING OVER.
Nearly Three Million Dollar Will Be
Shipped From tendon.
New York, July 28. Several of tho
banks here decided to extend to the
large oxchango houses any aid which
may be necessary to f aciliato tho im
portation of gold. Oving, 'to ho low
rates of exchange, several largo houses
considered it a favorable timo to pur-
cuubo guiu Jiim iu una cuu,uuu lm, r
proachod the banks to ascertain if tho
necessary accommodation would bo ex
tended. The banks roplied that every
facility would be afforded them, and on
the strength of this Nearly $3,000,000 of
gold was ordered for Saturday's ship
ment from the., other sido. Of this,
Lafearua FreSe imports $1,000,000; J.
&' W. Seligman .$1,000,000; Von Hoff
man & Company 200,000.
Tho members of the clearinghouse
committee wish it stated that the clear
inghouse has nothing whatever to do
with this arrangement, for importing,
it being a matter solely between tho
various oanks and their customers.
CRISIS IN "PEVER.
State Troops Called Out to Guard the
Denver. July 28. A company of
Colorado National guards has been on
duty in the Pepl' National bank for
the past 24 hours It was feared that
In tho present oxcited. state, of the pub
lic mind the developrqep&.in the af
fairs of the bank might lead to atf at
tack on that institution.
PrertdtqiawfeBctS ASd hia family,
left the city yesterday morning and the
charge MfMnrt him wm , continued to
XM Police dwbu weir um ijuiwqii
nighty eoveralthousarid'tnen swarmed
in thejojver 6ctibns"jbf the city, though
without anyj definite1: pjlrpos'o in yiow.
Whenever they 'attempted to congre
gate or orators attempt-to address them
the gathering was promptly dispersed.
Tho national guard is, on duty at the
armory, and any attempt at disturbance
will be promptly suppressed.
The chamber of commerce has passed
resolutions demanding tho removal of
Cliief of Polico Kellogg, yho has juBt
enter'od upon his duties, and the ap
pointment of some" men able to cope
with the present condition.,
Three Hundred and Ono Xlave Taken
Place Since May 1.
Baltimore, July 28. A. summary of
tho bank failures in the United Stated
from May 1 to July 22, inclusive, shows
that 301 banking institutions, with a
capital of $38,051,033, suspended.
, Tho Manufacturers' Record publishes
a coihpleto list of the closed banks by
states, also a table which shows thai
five-sixths 'of these failures and four
fifths of the capital involved were in
the western and pacific states, while
only 10 per cent of the failures and 11
per cpnt of the capital involved were in
In Colorado alone tho capital involved
was nearly 2,000,000 greater than tqa
aggregate capital of all the -banks that
failed in tho Bouth. The number of
failures in tho sou thorn states was 87,
involving $4,392,100; in tho westorn and
Pacific Btatrs the number was 251, in
volviug $31,258,033; and in tho eastern
and northern states 18, with $2,000,000
Dullness In the Jewelry Trade.
Attleboro, Mass., July 28. Owing
to the extreme dullness in the jewelry
trade, due to the lack of orders from
large jobbing houses in tho west, man
facturers .in Plainvillo, Nortli Attle
boro, Attleboro Falls and this town
have been compelled to close their
shops. There are no signs of any busi
ness during August, and now a peti
tion is being circulated among jewelry
maker for a general shutdown until
Sept. 1. It has received many sig
nature's and the present indications are
that all of the factories will close. In
this event no less than 0,000 personp
will bo out of omploymont for foui
weeks or over.
Receiver For a Railroad.
New York, July 28. A circular was
issued through tho office of tho vice
president of tho New York, Erie and
Western road notifying tho general
public and everybody connected with
the road that tho receivers have form
ally taken pdssessiou of tho property.
Tho business of tho company and all
tho auxiliary companies will be operat
ed as heretofore, tho circular states,
The officials', agents and employes of
tho corporation" continuo in their re
spective positions without change of
title. The wngos and other salary ob
ligations now being paid will continue
to bo paid as heretofore.
Lacked Hearty Capital.
Wilmington, Del., July 28. A re
ceiver has been appointed for tho Wil
mington Dental Manufacturing com
pany of this city. Tho company is per
fectly Bolvent. Its liabilities are about
$200,000; and tho assets $015,000. The
firm has enough first ciass bills due
them to pay all indebtedness. The re
ceiver was asked for by the board of
directors unanimously. The object was
to protect all interested, mo com
pany's factories here are still at work.
Thero are branch offices in Philadelphia,
Chicago and Washington.
Want an Extension of Time.
Philadelphia, July 28. S. H. Mor
rison, an extensive lumber merchant,
suspended business and asked for an
extension of timo from his creditors.
His liabilities are said to be $100,000.
Mr. Morrison 6ays if given from three
to 12 months he can cancel all liabili
ties and havo a balanco of $50,000. Ho
also says he can pay off 25 per cent of
the entire indebtedness now, if given
Now Dank Closed. Up.
Mount Sterling, Ky.y July 28. Tho
now Fanners' bank 'of thig city has
closeddta doors. The failure:.wna, caused
bran inability to realize" on' its paper.
The deposits ate.-abort $500,000. The
bank holds firstclasa paper to the
amount of $000,0001 ' The' depositors
will be paid in full and- tho officers of
tho bauk hope to bo able to resume in a
ohort timo. The capital stock is $250,
000. Financially Embarrassed.
Boston, July 28. Ticknor & Com
pany, publishers, are financially embar
rassed, and havo mado an assigmneqt
to Colonel Charles Fairchild. Besides
the book publishing business, tho firm
rablisbes Tho American Architect. It
a thought that they will havo no diffi
culty in affecting an amicable adjust
ment " '
New York, July 28. -Tho United
States assay office received $210,000 irt
foreign gold. Tho Hanover National
bank expects to deposit $205,000 in for
eign gold. All of this gold was received
from Europe and tho West Indies this
Another Kentucky Hank Closed.
MlDDLESRORO, Ky., Jiilyv 28. Tho
First National bank of this place closed
its doors. Tho First National had a
capital of $50,000 and its individual de
posits aggregated usually $80,000.
Lime Dealer Assigns.
Boston. July 28. A. C. F. Sorrell,
dealer in lime and cement, has assigned.
The liabilities are about $30,000 and
tho nominal asBets about $12,000.
Buoyrub, O., July. 88. Jacob Schaal,
living near Spare, committed suicide by
hanging' himself. He w8 '42 years old
and leaves a wife and wo! children; Fi
nancial trouble was the, cause.
The Denver Lynching Not Followed bj
Any Otiier Trouble.
Denver, July 28. It was feared thai
the lynching of Arata might havo the
effect of making the lawless element oi
tho city bolder in their operations, es
pecially with so many unemployed men
about. Mayor Van Horn issued the
"All citizens of Denver who prize the
good namo of out city and state are
earnestly requested at this' timo to re
frain froin congregating on iho streets
and elsewhere, and speaker's' are re
quested to abstain from addressing al
assemblages of laboring men and oth
ers. Tfyo state, county and city are
doing everything possible to Kelp the
needy. Let us have no unnecessary ex
citement." Officers have been stationed in all the
tough sections of tho city who prompt
ly report any s'uspicious gatherings. The
Italian sectiod especially is" carefully
watched. Sheriff Burchinell quietly
slipped Naori. the accessory to tho mur
der of B. C. Light! oot, to tho peniten
tiary at Canon City to avoid a repetition
of Wednesday night'B outbreak.
It had been rumored about the city
that an attempt would bo made to lynch
Details of the national guard havo
been on duty visiting the gun stores of
the city to see that no suspicious quan
tities of ammunition might be dis
tributed among tho incendiary.
It is the general opinion that no steps
will bo taken to prosecute any of the
ringleaders of the mob, though a few
of them will probably be indicted.
Tho coroner began an inquest on the
body of Arata but it was eecret and
nothing has been given out.
Governor Waito has been criticized
severely because of his well known
antipathy to capital punishment. It is
claimed that tho certainty of a reprieve
should Arata bo convicted and sen
tence! to death had much to do with
tho friends of tho murdered man tak
ing the law into their own hands.
WRECKED BY DYNAMITE.
Saloonkeeper Unheeded tho Warning and
Ills riuco is Obliterated.
Brooklyn, Ind., July 28. George B.
Moss hns been running a saloon here
for some time. This did not suit the
better class of citizens. Last night
some one placed dynamite under the
building, blowing up tho saloon. No
one wa3 injured. This is tho second timo
that a saloon has been blown up hero.
One saloonkeeper was given 40 lashes
and several others received notice to
withdraw or ouffer tho consequences.
They accepted the advice and with
drew. It is a noted fact that a saloon can
not long survive in this place. There
is a condition in all of the original
deeds that if liquors aro ever sold on
the premises the land returns to the
possession of the original owner, Mr.
Franklin Landers. This condition was
tested in tho Morgan county courtB
about a year ago and was held to be
Incendiury Fires at Clevelund.
Cleveland, July 28. During tho
past week something like a dozen in
cendiary fires havo occurred, causing
moro or less loss. Last night the
watchman at tho city hall, in making
his rounds through the corridors of tho
building, met a strango man, who fled
toward tho main entrance on tho
watchman's approach. On investiga
tion it was found that a pile of dried
leaves and other combustible material
had been piled together and covered
with lath. Tho watchman's timoly ar
rival undoubtedly averted another iu
condiary fire. The would-be firebug
mado Ins cscapo.
I'uublo, Colo., Flooded.
PUEBLOj Colo., July 28. Thursday
morning tho Arkansas river came rush
ing out with tremendous flood. Tho
lowur portion of the city is threatened
with .inundation. The city hall has
now six feet of water on all Bides of it
und'Rll the basements in that block aro
filling. Hundreds of pepplb living in
fiats havo fled to higher grounds. Tho
water works wero compelled to shut
down qy flood. The loss will approxi
May Result in Slurder.
Columbus. O., July 28. At St. Fran
cis' hospital is a caso of probable third
murder in Columbus 'since Sunday,
Monday night RayMahonna and Frank
Brunner, young mon, quarreled, and
Brunner struck Mahonna on tho head
with a stone. Hemorrhage set in and
Mahonna is in a critical condition from
loss of blood. The other two murders
wero Theodore Meisse, shot by Dr.
Hirschberg. Matt Parker, colored was
Tho Scaffolding Gave Way.
Portland Ind., July 28. A scaffold
ing upon which threo men wero stand
ing, engaged in painting the Lake Erio
and Western depot at, Redkoy, gavo
way and all tho men wero thrown to
the ground. J09 Ross of this city had
both ankles Btiraiued and tho bones In
his foot broken; Harry Woolery of
Lima, O., had his arm broken, and the
third man escaped uninjured.
The Latest Fishing Story.
Martin's Ferry, O., July 28. James
Hanes, who is fishing near Powhatan,
Belmont county, went in bathing. One
of his fellowfiahermen saw him strug
gling in tho water and went to him in a
ekiffT HanoB was almost drowiied, and
when he was pulled out of the water a
seven-foot eel was wrapped around his
'Alkkandri Ind., July 28. J. D.
Wall ingford has' been appointed' ro
ceiver of the Diamond grocery Btorp,
A. B.. Oawford, proprietor. .The Btore
was at one time tne leading grocry'6f
COLLECTOR HENDRICKS' SIDE.
Secretary Carlisle Acta a Remonstrance In
the Chinese Visiting Case.
New York, July 28. The Tribune
When John G. Carlisle, tho secretary
of the treasury, opens his mail at ash
ington today, ho will find a dignified
yet firm protest from Francis Hen
dricks, the collector of the port of New
York, against tho order issued by
George' S. Hamlin, the assistant secre
tary of the treasury, withdrawing from
him tho right to iIubs upon the certifi
cates of the Chinese merchants and
students who leave or enter this port.
Accompanying tho letter is tho report
which Deputy Collector J. J. Couch has
mado to the collector in regard to the
admission of Leo Yih, the Chinese,
on account of whose admission J.
Thomas Sckarf, a recent appointee in
the special agent's department,' has
Mr. Couch's report shows that the
charges are incorrect. Just before Col
lector Hendricks 6ent oif his letter,
Chaou Chang Tseng, the Chinese con
sul at this port, accompanied by his
private secretary, called upon him.
The Chinese consul was considerably
agitated over the report that the col
lector had been deprived of tho right to
pass upon the certificates of Chinese.
"lean not speak for my predecessor,"
he said, "but since I havo been here I
havo taken tho utmost pains to inform
myself regarding every man who has
applied to mo for a passport, and I havo
taken great care to learn that every
thing was all right concerning him.
This order come3 as a great hardship at
this time. Just now a considerable
number of Chineso merchants wish to
start for China to buy goods and this
order will interfere with them greatly."
The Chinese couusul's complaint will
be forwarded to Washington.
THREAD FEELS IT.
The Clark Thread Factory Will Run but
I'art of tho Time.
Newark N. J., July 28. Tho em
ployes of tho immeuso works of the
Clark O. N. T. Thread company, lo
cated at tho north end of this city and
in Kearney, wero surprised Wednesday
on reading the following notice posted
on tho gates:
The employes of this company are hereby
notified that until further notice the com
pany's employes of the mill will work from
7 a. m. to 1 p. m. duily, Saturday excluded.
Clark O. N. T. Thread Company.
Tho employes havo been working 10
hours a day and half a day on Satur
day, making 55 hours a week. About
one-half of the operatives work on time
and tho other half on piece work.
The short time will reduce tho pay of
the piece workers about one-third.
Several of tho foremen of tho com
pany stated on account of the
stringency in tho money market
and tho sharp competition their agents
encountered in different parts or tho
country, they were unablo to place their
usually heavy orders for the fall trade.
The company have on their pay list
over 1,600 hands and the action in re
ducing the hours of labor will bo sev
erely felt, especially in Harrison and
Kearney. It is rumored that tne Mar
shall Linen Thread and Milo End
Thread companies will go on three
fourths timo next Wednesday. t
Will Send Them East.
Denver. July 28. Tho committee
appointed to devise means of taking
care of the unemployed met in execu
tive session Wednesday, and it is said
that the idea of sending tho destituto to
their friends in the east was revived
and decided upon as tho best course. It
is understood that a $5 rate has been
made over all the railroads from hero to
Chicago or intermediate points.
Washington, July 28. The secre
tary of tho interior has mado a requisi
tion upon tho secretary of tho treasury
for $18,500,000 on account of pensions.
Of this sum tho following amounts will
bo sent to western agencies for tho
quarterly pavments, which begin Aug.
4: Topeka, $3,000,000; Knoxvillo. 81.-
000,000; Louisville. $1,200,000; Indian
Could Not Raise the Money.
Harrisburo, July 28. Tho Amer
ican Tube Iron company, located at
Middletown, has gone into tho hands of
a receiver. Tho company has no judg
ments or bonded indebtedness against
it, but could not raise fuuds owing to
the stringency of tho money market.
It is one of tne largest concerns of the
kind in the country.
Chicago, July 28. The dead body of
Miss Ethel Chase, a world's fair visitor
from Everett, Mass., who was drowned
in tho lake by the upsetting of a yacht
about two weeks ago, was recovered in
the lake at tho foot of Schillor Btreet by
tho polico yesterday. Tho remains were
removed to tho morguo until her friends
can be notified.
A Dutch Sculler With Us.
New York, July 28. J. K. Ooms of
Holland, 20, a sculler of somo repute,
arrived on tho steamer Winchester
from Rotterdam. Ooms was winner of
the diamond sculls at tho Honloy re
getta last year. Ho intends going to
Chicago, where ho will enter in all tho
big races during September.
Tho Kaiser Goes Visiting.
Berlin, July 28. Emperor William
sailed Thursday morning from Kiel for
Cowes, Isle of Wigbfc He is not ex
pected to arrive at Cowes until Satur
day. Tho Princo of Wales, on tho royal
yacht Osborno, will meet tho emporor
in the Solent
The Hon. Robert it. Fois Dving'.
DbyR, N. H., July 38. The Hon.
Robert JL,Fos8 of Chicago who is visits
ink 'herahw had a paralytic stroke and.
A Massachu sett's Man's Mode
of Taking His Life.
A PATHETIC CASE AT CHICAGO.
IV. II. Irving Fills Ills Mouth With Tow
dcr and Kxplodes It Out of Work and
Tired of Lire For Two Years, lie Ilad
Lived Thus Lone Only For His llaby'i
Salto It May Ilavo Reen a Murder.
Chicago, July 28. Tired of life, W.
H. Irving of Charles street, Winthrop
Beach, Mass., committed suicide some
time during the night or early in the
morning on tho lake shore. The
method used was horrible and most re
volting. A partly filled can of powder by his
side and the torn and mangled face in
dicated that the suicide had filled his
mouth with powder, and then probably
with a lighted match had caused it tc
A hasty search of the body told the
remainder. In the pocket of the coat
was found a notebook in which was
found this information:
My name Is W. H. Irving of Charles
street, Winthrop Beach, Mass. In case of
accident or serious illness, notify Mrs. W.
I. Irving at the above address.
Note to City Authorities Do not send
my body home, as my wife has no money
to bury it. Don't bury me in a pnuper's
grave. I havo been tired of life for the Inst
two years, but havo lived for my baby's
Enke. I can not live longer. I have no
work and am out of money. This world is
but a stage, and tho curtain has rung down
upon one of its main scenes.
W. H. Irving.
The man was about 40 years old and
was well dressed.
Many who visited the morgue and
viewed the remains of the man thought
to be Irving and read the letter in
which he said ho had been out of work
and his wife had no funds, expressed to
the police a belief that possibly it was
not suicide, but a mysterious murder.
In tho first placo the body when found
was as hard and cold as a corpse would
bo only after many hours of dissolu
tion. The clottings of blood were not of
tho naturo of nrterial blood, but re
sembled more the blood that might
have oozed from veins or the pulmonary
artery. Tho clothes are such as a man
with good tasto and plenty of money
would wear. The linen, too, boro out
the impression that tho man had not
been in destitute circumstances. An
expensive straw lint, found near the
body and marked with some unintelli
gible initials, makes it seem more mys
terious. "I think." said a detective, "that in
stead of an extraordinary suicide we
are confronted by a very mysterious
caso of murder. That can of gunpow
der is similar to thousands of others
that the Dupont company makes, but
we have not been able to learn at the
places at which gunpowder can be ob
tained, who purchased it or any record
of the sale. No ono heard a report and
certainly tho explosion of such an
amount of confined powder would have
created considerable of a report. No
one Baw tho man go to tho spot. Fur
thermore thero wero many footprints
in tho vicinity of the body, evidently
mado by more than ono person, and
they could not have been very old."
WANT TO WEAR PANTS.
The Governor of New York Confronted
With n Peculiar Request.
Albany, July 28. Governor Flower
has received tho' following letter from
two. women of Itnly, Yates county,
whose names aro withheld from publi
cation: Italt, N. Y. July 20.
Dear Sir This communication may bo
a little odd, owing to a scarcity of farm
help wo are compelled to do a man's work
on tho farm, and petticoats being very in
convenient, wo want your consent to our
donning the dress of the sterner sex. We
will use it for no illegal purpose and will
be very glad of your countenance in our
plans. We await your pleusuro with
Raron Von Welderhold Read.
Cleveland, July 28. Baron Ebor
hardt von Weideruold, a roporter on
tho German newspaper, Waetcher Am
erie, died from an overdoso of morphine.
Baron Eberhardt von Weiderhold was
born in Wurtomburg, Germany, and
came to this country 12 years ago. His
father was a baron, and was at ono time
minister of war of the kingdom of
Wurtemburg. At the death of tho
baron, Weidorhold's older brother in
herited the fortune and title, which in
duced tho younger man to emigrate to
Arrested For Attompted Murdor.
Franklin, Ind., July 28. Albert
Curby, who participated in a shooting
affray, in which Horace Nichols was
thrico wounded, has been arrested. Ho
claims that tho first shot was fired by
Nichols, and ho oxhonorates his brother,
Horace Curby, who is under arrest, of
any complicity in tho affair.
Warren, O., July 28. J. H. Wheel
er, a well known contractor at Niles,
While engaged on tho roof of the now
school building at that placo, slipped
and fell through' the interior ot tno
builditig, fracturing his skull and sus
taining' ihtonnal fnjurleflj which' -will
Tired of Llvlntf
Ipnn Rogers, hua-
bafa'd' of Minnie' PalrAfeftha! ' wollkriown
A-'erlMh ' attftoe,' instituted' pro
ceeOlnge lev a divorcV from Mtes
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