Zebulon Phillips story
1 An Absconder from Amsterdam. Albany Journal. Rev. Zebulon Phi 11 in i- i- il imnum parte and has always been looked upon as a "ujuiji nuu viuuau.e memoer or society. He "m uuw wine me nnonciai managftr ox tne Uayrti-WBla Uayrti-WBla Uayrti-WBla Knnlr awwi. 1 l a.-wwao. a.-wwao. a.-wwao. aswaa WUVU1 u, UUU OkB CXLOKJ CUDX.eC- CUDX.eC- ted in a similar way with a Methodist school or college at Troy. He is a member of the Trov conference, and durinir hf mHp mnrt.-nri mnrt.-nri mnrt.-nri had several charges given him by it, one of iucau uciug cm, x iuus.!urg. ne m now an onioer in the H. E. church at Amsterdam. Leaving the ministry, he became a member of the banking firm of Morris, Phillips & Co., at A mfttnrri Am unA h im nnw a vmi n a-i. a-i. a-i. firm of Phillips, Gardiner & Co.. knit goods manufactures of that village. The other mem- mem- es'ffVronnTtWSrVnr.". partner. Considerable excitement has been caused in business circle by Mr. fhiUips's sudden sudden disappearance. He had charge of the finances of the concern. Some time ago it had come to the knowledge of Messrs Uardinerand RriUKnti t.lia. U. X,... ll...... . -.. . " uuiijjb waa uoing Dusiness in an irregular manner, and they learned recently recently that be was signing the firm nam to notes.acd using the proceeds for his own ben- ben- .Hi nnik.11111, tin... .... . . - " ''-"! ''-"! ''-"! Baa -1st, -1st, ne capped the "J cnecaa in tne firm name on the two Schenectady banks for several thousand thousand dollars, getting them cashed at the three Amiterdam banks and anni-nnriatino- anni-nnriatino- anni-nnriatino- anni-nnriatino- th. .re tire sum. On the 21st Bome of the checks came oaca protested, and Mr. Phillips, who kept out of sight, was sent for to explain matters. matters. He could not he fimrul .naf mil.i.l.. he left town. Messrs. Gardiner and Branson nave neara nothing from him, but telegrams have hAii t-.,.h t-.,.h t-.,.h .1 k.. ........ . r l .- .- . -, -, - - . uimiraii III ilin umuf stating that he went to New Jersey, where he " - uuua ,,i ujita iy , nuii m naiumore, ana at last accounts was bound for Chicago, with the probable intention of keeping on to Cali- Cali- ""i "uvrewarainerijanaon, his son-in-law, son-in-law, son-in-law, son-in-law, son-in-law, resides. Mr Phillips's f . lends are surprised and j. a. uimi aaa aeveiopmenus.