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CLOSED THEIR DOORS.
stringency in the Mone7 Market Closes Sovoral Banks. Two at Imllmmpnll', One nt Mllwaulto. Bad Two tit I.uulm Rjr., 8ui'cnuib to the 1'roMure iv flcrm of All the Ilnnks Hay Di'piwltor Wlil Lou Nulliing. Indianapolis, July 3rt. Tho Indian apolis National bank, capital WOO, 000, closed iU doors yesterday morning. No statement has been made as to the con dition except that the failure Is for 11,200,000. For some days rumors have been current to the effect that the bank was in trouble and those rumors had Vie effect of starting a quiet run upon it, which, quiet though it was, depleted the bank's fuuds and finally made it necessary to close. For many years the Indianapolis National has ben re garded as among the strongest banks In the city. The suspension of the bank is due to the general financial strin gency Indianupolis was in a fever of excite ment all the morning. At nearly all the banks depositors were drawing out their money, but tUere was not a sus tained run on any one of them except Fletcher's bank. This is one of the oldest iu the city and Is regarded as one of the soundest and most conservative financial institutions in the west. It is a private bank, owned by Allen M. and Stoughton J. Fletcher, who are both millionaires. The last statement of the bank showed nlrtit M'W.OIM) of cash on hand and l-onds to secure de positors of over J 1.000,000. The dwirs of the Hank of Commerce were not open Tuesday morning. This was not unexpected, bs the bank was owned by the Dcpauws and the Do pauw estate, nnd because of the failure f C. W. Depauw, Saturday, a run was made on the bank Monday. The bank is the oldest in the city. At noon the runs on the Meridian and Fletchers' banks ended, but there was till a crowd of small depositors in line at the Indiana Nutional bank. Conn df nee is rapidly being restored, as all the other banks were prepared for such emergencies. Their policy has been to keep strong in reserve cash which has fortwo months or more never been less than fiO per cent, of the liabilities. It is haul that the failure of the Indian apolis National bank to keep strong in its reserve cash inspired the distrust that rosiilto I in its failure. It is be lieved that two factories will be car ried down by the failure of the Indian apolis National Ihii1l Mh.waI'KKK, Wis, July SO. At 10 o'clock yesterday the following notice was postod on the doors of the iscon' in Fire Insurance Company bank: "By reason of the stringency in the money market this bank is closed by order of the directors. J. P. Murphy, cashier." This bank, which has generally been known as "Mitchell's Hank, as 8en lor Mitchell and his father before him, the late Alexander Mitchell, had been the principal stockholders, was consld rod the very strongest bank in the t any, and during the troubles of June and this week there have been compar atively unimportant runs on it. The bank was closed up on an action brought by Renjamln Weil, a real es tate man, who alleged that the bank wed hliu f 11,341 which It was unable to pay. On motion of II. K. Miller Judge Johnson appointed Washington Decker receiver under 11,000,000. This bank Is the city depository and at the present time holds l,r,::.Y000of the city's funds. Nbw Yoiik, July 56. It is reported here that the failure of the Wisconsin Marine and Fire Insurance Company bank was caused by the Northwestern nd St. Paul roods withdrawing their deposits. As a rule bank presldentsand leading brokers are averse to saying anything bout the situation for publication. They hope for a turn for the letter, but do not anticipate any great change until congress repeals V Sherman act. LnriHVii.i.R, .Inly 2'!. i'he Merchants' National bank closed Its disrs yester day morning. There was a sinnil local run. but that would not have affected the bnnk. It was the steady and grow ing demand from the country banks which caused the trouble. I'resident J. II. Lindcrbcrgcrsays the bank is ab solutely solvent and there Is no sort of doubt that the depositors will be puid in full. The Fourth National bank threw up the sponge in the afternoon, after a bard fight. A run during the morning with a drain from the country banks aused the suspension. I'resident Oaorge Davis was seen just after the dosing of the doors. "All the Infor mation we have to give out at this time," he said, "is that no one will lose a mill by our suspension." tVniter Fire. New York, July 20. A special cable gram from Managua, Nicaragua, says: The city of Munagna was under bom bardment by the revolutionists for four hours on tho morning of the 23d. Two of the steamers seized by the Leons when they started the revolt appeared off Managua at 4 o'clock in the morn ing. They opened fire at once and continued to shell the city until o'olock. Thirty shells in all were thrown into the city. Considerable damage was done to public buildings nd private houses and two persons ' were killed. No notice of the proposed ttotnbardment was given. One shell Marat near tne hoyse occupied by Min ister Baker and his daughters. Jury Was Too kovoro. Chicago, J ul v 26. It is quite possible that Daniel II. Burnham and Fire Marshal Murphy will soon be released irom the finding of the coroner's jury who sat on the victim of the cold stor age fire. State's Attorney Kern is con vinced that the coroner' jury acted hastily and he will advise the grand Jflry that the cases against them be thrown out I 1 Dntroctlvo Conflagration. LlrATFTTR, Ind., July 28. Fire last night destroyed the plant of the Arti ficial Ice Company and sixty freight pars and dumaged the Monon depot Jad several residences, horn fjO.OOO. A GIGANTIC SWINDLE. I New i:nilniiil Hanks Victimised to the Ex tent i f 1,S 0,tii0 by Fortrert IHiplleate t crtllioutes on an Elevator Company. , J-.ci.ton, July 31. A huge conspiracy : I t 1 -i n unearthed whereby seventy t'u'.'c bonks and banking institutions ir New K .inland were victimized. The - to the effect that certain em i '.r.ve.-i of the Northern I'acifio Elevator I i inuny. of Minnesota, iwmed 11,600, ! o ! '..i;-Ui of forged duplicatecertlflcates ' i r 'r -u'-n in storage in the "country" e "vatora owned by tho concern where i!'; inspection Is not so strict as at the U'-iniiiul elevators. These forged cer ihVales "were deposited with western banks as collateral. About 1800,000 was secured in New England and the bal riie? in New York, florrie of the east 1 err. hollers of the paper became sus picious an 1 on an investigation being made the true state of affairs came to light The stockholders of the elevators were dumbfounded when the facte enmo to their notice and offers of set tlement with the banks was at once made and terms if compromise of fared. The company was then reorganized as the Lake Superior Elevator Com pany, with George Cook, secretary of David Dows Sc. Co., New York, as presi dent. The terms offered to the banks were 80 per cent cash, the remainder to be paid in five annual payments. A comiuittee of bankers whose lnstltu tlonslold large blocks of the elevator certificates was appointed to consider this proposition. It is impossible to say exactly what course the bankers will pursue, as they are very loath to talk and, In fact they have done all in I their power to keep the whole affair 1-1 ! .. iiuiu wie puuuu. , The Northern Paolflo Elevator Com pany Is now in the hands of receiver and the frauds of its employes have wiped out its existence. Among the New England banks swindled are nearly all the state institutions here which were hit heavily; banks at Fort land, Maine, and various banks In the towns about Boston. LYNCHING HORRORS. An Infuriated Mob Wreaks Ita Vengeance on Two Negroes la Booth Carolina. Columbia, S. C, July 81. Two ne groes who committed an assault upon Mrs. Hlghtler, of Gaston, were lynched yesterday. Will Thompson, an over grown 10-yonr-old negro, was caught near Columbia and taken to Oaston early Sunday morning, where his cap tors were met by a mob of 200 people who were joined by a hundred men from this city. Thompson confessed that ho and Tom Preston and Andy Xaigler, all colored, committed the crime one week ago. The crowd proposed to nail him up in turpentine barrel and burn hlin but Instead he was hung to a small tree. Before the hanging Arch Sight ler, husband of the woman, ldd fifty lashes on the wretch's bare back with a heavy buggy traoo, every blow bring ing blood. When he got tired another man took his place end continued the whipping. Thompson eould not yell as the rope around his neck choked him. After the haaglng hundred men fired into his body with pistols, shot guns and rifle. Hardly square inch of his body escaped bullet At 11 o'clook I'reston was captured eleven miles from Gaston and waa taken to the scene of the early morning tragedy. Dere all the horror of the Thompson lynching were re-enacted. SERIOU3 OUTLOOK. Failure to Hell Cherokee Strip Bonds Re sults In Great Hardship to the People. TAUl.cquAH, L T., Jnly 81. The fail ure of the Cherokee delegate to dis' poso of the "strip bonds" has worked hardship upon the whole Cherokee people that will be hard to overcome. When Chief Harris called the Cherokee council together to ratify the congress ional act, a bill was at once prepared providing for the acceptance of the sit uation. In view of the large amount of money that would soon be paid out to-the Cherokee people, all classes of people among them began to speculate. Mer chants bought heavy stocks, the sew ing machine and organ and piano man made his appearance, and large droves of horses were brought from Kansas and Texas. The full blood neglected even his small crops to trade on his head right The failure of the sale of the bonds created a feeling of concern. "No provisions for winter," "We are all in debt" Is heard on every side. A SLIM ATTENDANCE. Open Oate at the World's Fair on Sunday failed to Draw a Crowd -The Oroonds Almoet Deserted. Ciiicaoo, July 81. The exposition was open yesterday under the order of the court but the attendance waa ex tremely light The grounds were al most deserted and the visitors in the buildings might easily have been count ed during the morning hour. About the only person entering the gates were exhibitor, their helper and other employed in the grounds, but after noon the car began landing few visitor at the gates, and up to 8 o'clock the arrival saved the day" attendance from total disgrace, a there wa no attraction In the evening to draw a crowd. There waa no music nor enter tainment of any oharaeter in the main grounds and the people betook them selves to the plalsance, where the at tractions with two exceptions were running as usual. The weather wa delightful. Dullness Strike, nomestead. PiTTTsuKon, July 81. The trouble among the Iron mill resulting from the unsettled trade conditions ha at last oome to affect the steel work of the Carnegie company at Homestead. Commencing to-night the night turns will not run In the plate rallL This is rated a especially significant because this department has never been slaok of orders before. . It has been running three turns and under the new arrange ment the men in each turn will work every third week. The announcement of the change caused general comment nnd speculation and some startling stories are alloat in Homestead. DISASTERS OF A DAY. Fatal Wrecks Occur on a Number Of Railroads. Three Coaches Oo Down an Embankment Near Akron, O., Injuring Twenty three Persons Serious Collisions In Kentucky, Missouri, Penn sylvania and Rhode Island. Akron, O., July 26. A most serious accident occurred on the P. & W. rail waw&t Monroe Falls, about seven miles norTH of here, at 6:80 o'clock yesterday morning. , The second section of B. & O. excursion train, loaded with ex cursionists from New York state bound to the world's fair, wa thrown from the track by the spreading of the rails and three of the day coaches loaded with excursionist rolled diftrn a fifteen-foot embankment and the two other cars were derailed. Twenty-one persons wore seriously Injured, three of them faUlly. A num ber of doctors from here went to the scone of the wreck and did all in their power to allay the suffering of the In jured. As speedily as possible they were conveyed to Akron and all are be ing cared for at the city hospital If reports are true, the accident was due to negligence on the part of those whose business it Is to keep the track in repair. The train wa going around sharp curve when the accident oc curred and ties at this point were so rotten that they would not hold the spikes fastening the rails. All the injured passengers were in day coaches. Many of them were asleep when the train jumped the track, not realizing what had happened, The greatest confusion prevailed. The last coach was smashed into kindling wood and it is a mystery that any of the oc cupants came out alive. Fatally injured: J. H. Morclck, Hum iston, la. Judaon Hunt Philadelphia, I'a. Leta Hunt Baltimore, Md. Moroanfield, Ky., July 30. A terri ble wreck occurred on the Ohio Valley road Monday night about two miles from this city. A freight train con sisting of an engine and six cars loaded with through freight' were ditched and afterwards burned. Three lives were lost Robert Vandorn, engi neer; Frank Threlkeg, fireman, and Marion Davis, head brakeman. Their bodies were burned to a crisp. St. Louis, July 20. A northbound freight train on the St Louis, Chicago ' & St Paul railroad, consisting of elgh-1 teen local freight car, crashed through ! trestle near Reihls station at T o'clook I Tuesday morning, piling the entire train in a hean. Conduntor W P. Hnr. I rell, of Springfield, IU., was Instantly killed. Brakeman Charles Johnson and V. A. Clements, of Alton, and Walter Manning, of Springfield, were proba bly fatally injured. The treBtle was comparatively new and no cause is known for its collapse. Pittsbuboii, July 26. A West Penn sylvania railroad passenger train yes terday morning crashed into the rear of freight train near Pine Creek, three miles outside of the city. Fireman Stump, of the passenger train, jumped from the engine and was badly bruised and Engineer Alfred BisselL wo badly cut and bruised. Samuel Murphy, contractor; Baggagemaster Flemmlng and Richard Armstrong, a passenger, also sustained severe injuries. Providencii, R, I., July 26. Yester day morning theNnail train from Bos ton to New York on the Old Colony road, wa wrecked opposite Dodgevllle station. The train consisted of two mall cars, baggage car and several passcuger coaches. A freight train from Hoston had switched off some cars at Dodgevllle and one of them waa left on the main track in the way of the mail train. The train approached the obstruction at the rate of thirty miles an hourand crashed Into it The engine was completely demolished. A mail clerk named Moller was Instantly killed and a mail clerk named Murphy seriously hurt Several of the passen gers were also Injured. j CHOLERA AT NAPLES. j Tho Dlneaee Spreading- Kapldly and I tola- tlon Iropoaelble-Prerautlons Will be Taken to Prevent Immigrant Prom 1 Landing I Washington, July 20. Surgeon Gen- j eral Wyman ha received the following ' cable dispatch from Assistant Surgeon G. II. Young, of the marine hospital , j service, stationed at Naples: T'linlnr nnnll. r.JKI. t , I A large number of emigrants are pre paring lor America. Isolation on shore Is impossible. Authoritie refuse to permit detention on board. Passen gers are transferred from train and ship and Isolation on the way la im perfect" To this dispatch Dr. Wyman sent the following answer: "Refuse bill of health unless all regulations are com plied with. Inform companies full fine j will be Imposed without the MIL" i So long as cholera or other conta gious or infection epidemic disease prevail in Naples or its vicinity, the marine hospital service will not permit emigrant from that port to land in thl country unless steamship com panies comply with the regulation for safety issued by the secretary of the treasury. A dispatch has been received at Paris stating that cholera ha broken out In St. Louis, Senegal, capital of the French possessions in Senegambia. The deaths Jiave already reached an average of fifty daily. Terrible Destitution at Denver. Drnvkh, Col., July 88. Up to date j 1,700 men have registered as out of em ployment and the list is steadily grow ing. Moan are being taken to furnish smployment and provide food for the hungry and destitute. Dean Peck and Rev. Thomas Uszol, who have been Foremost in this work, announce that m account of the scarcity of relief funds, they cannot continue to feed the hungry longer than to-day. Meeting ire held nightly to provide mean for lid in which Denver's most prominent leopla take part It i estimated that 16,000 persons, men, women and chil lren are In need of immediate aid. PENSION SUSPENSIONS. Mews of Corporal Tanner and Ki-Cuni-niandor-ln-Clilef Palmrr-Tlio Case of Judge Long, Washington, July 2.".. Regarding Vhe pension granted to Judge Long, of 'the Michigan supreme court, which ha 'iieen reduced by order of the pension .'.ommissioner, Corporal Tanner, under whose administration the increase of pension was made, said to a reporter: "The fact is that Judge Long is dis abled with a gunshot wound In the left i.ip and has the arm on the same side unputated above the elbow. The gun hot wound reaches through from the left to the right hip where the bullet till lodges, and the wound has never healed. The wound requires dressing i-om twice a day upwards, and Judge Long ha no hand on that Bide to do he dressing and has to be regularly attended by a nurse who does this for iilm. It Is true that he is receiving !?ood ss'ary from the bench, but the Almighty gave him his intellect and he cultivated it after he came out of the ivar a private soldier, and deserves all he gets from it" Speaking of the suspension of pen dons, ex-Comniander-in-Chlef Palmer, f the G. A. R-, who is in the city, says: "It looks like organized administrative 'lostility to the old veterans. I have always Raid that if man were on the pension rolls fraudulently he should be summarily cut off, but I believe that there have been gross exaggera tions of the -number of people who were drawing pensions they were not fairly entitled to. I notice in the papers the case of Judge Long, of the Michigan supreme court Well, it seem that in the gen-"t-osity of his heart, Jim Tanner, while commissioner of pensions, re rated the judge's case without application on the titter's part Doubtless Tanner went .-top too far, but after all the outside world Is not often able to fairly judge of the merit of a particular case. I know a man who had to go abroad four limes for treatment of injuries received '.n the service of his country. His ex penses amounted to a good many thou- anils. Besides that, at the close of the "iir, he had three dependent families left on his hands. The man did not ap ply for a pension for many years, but when one was granted him he was se verely criticised for accepting it." WAR TALK. France Notltlrn the Power That She Will lllorkado blam'a Coast. Paiiis, July 25. The government has notified the powers that it intended to establish a blockade of the Siamese coast without prejudice to the other measures that may be taken with the object of securing to France the guar antees to which she Is entitled. A council of ministers will be held to-day, to decide what additional measures shall be taken to ensure the obtaining of guarantees from Siara. President Carnot is at Marly-le-RoL and the cabinet haa gone there for de liberation. The French government is making arrangement with another government for the protection of the French subject in Siam during the ab sence from Bangkok of M. Pavie, the French minister. The Des Debate says that as Slam is a rich producing country, probably she does not fear greatly the blockade. As for operations on land, the Des Debate thinks the Siamese will be supplied by Eagland with all the arms they need. The majority of the Paris newspaper devote as much space to denunciations at England as to the matter at Isnne between France and Siam. BLOWN TO ATOMS. A Powder Honao Ooes Up, Canting- tho Death of Two Young Men -The Bodies Frightfully Mangled. Hcmtinoton, Ind., July 25. A pow der house located on the river bank at the western limits of the city, and con taining twenty-five pounds of dyna mite and 600 pounds of powder, wa blown to atoms in some mysterious manner yesterday afternoon. Two bodies were discovered in the vicinity horribly mangled, one being identified as Hugh Harvey, young man about 90 years of age, and the other a lad be lieved to be Homer Householder. So terrific was the explosion that window glass waa broken half a mile away and buildings In the heart of the city trem bled with the shock. The . powder house was completely wiped out of ex istence, no two bricks remaining upon each other. The bodies of the victims were blown a distance of 200 yards. They were stripped of their clothing and Harvey's hoad was found some distance from the body. A shirt band alone remained upon one body, while the other wa identified by his shoes only. No one 'tnows what caused the explosion. Gaudeur Defeats Haitian. Orillia, Ont, July 25. The Hanlan Gaudaur championship boat race here yesterday attracted large crowd. Ketting was mostly even, a little money changing hand at odds in favor of Gaadanr. Both men were in splendid condition. A stiff breeze prevailed all day and made the course rough at the turn. The start was made at 6:04. Uan lun shot to the front like flash- and was soon leading by a full boat' length. Both men were rowing about thirty-four strokes a minute. 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