august jaedicke . to reorganize hanover bank . jul 1920
TO REORGANIZE -HANOVER BANK PROJECT BACKED BY RANKS OUT SIDE THE STATE. August Jaedicke, jr., Accused of Embezzling $138,000 From Institution, Being Brought Back a lrisoner. Topeka, July 13. A plan is under way to reorganize the Hanover State Bank, it was stated by Walter E. Wilson, state bank commissioner, today when Informed of the statement made at Shreveport by August Jaedicke, Jr. He said the banks outside of the state are back of it. Information has reached the banking department that friends of Jaedicke are preparing to furnish any amount of bond which may be demanded for the release pending-trial. Jaedicke Hopeful. Shreveport, La., July 13. August Jaedicke, Jr., who faces charges of embezzlement for $138,000 of its funds and wrecking the Hanover State Bnk of Hanover, Kansas, left Shreveport today for his home city under escort of Sheriff Collins, of Hanover and Deputy Sheriff Butter-field. From Alexandria, Jaedicke was accompanied by his sister, Mrs. Richard Messall of Shreveport ,and his nephew, Victor Messal and the lat-ter's wife. The presence of his relatives, especially his sister, who has been to Kansas and worked on plans with Mrs. Jaedicke and friends for the reorganization of the wrecked institution, has fired the prisoner's spirits. Before leaving her he remarked, "I never felt tetter in my life. I am going home to my wife and baby." "I am anxious to get back and to help reorganize it," Jaedicke said. "I am confident that I will be able to straighten out matters as I believe my friends will come to my aid."