Campbell Hooven Owens Rentschler Case Opened Yesterday
D E P O S I the to In the and aud days, rules, a would at it is. given is to Taken in New York in Campbcll-Hooven, Owens Kentschler Case Opened Yesterday, Sopt. Lfiiiiit), of the Southern Trunt Company, nnd I', s. Senator Cnlvln 8. Ilrlrn Tell VhÂ»t They Know of Trnnnfer of Kx.CoTernor Cmnp- ' tÂ»irn Stock and ttn Snl*;'' In the case of Ex Governoii'James Campbell against George ^" Rentschlar and others, the depositions which were #Â£ *** tuiiuui. taken in New York city, ; by Judson Harmon is divided financial session. influence i the gold the his the would be by rate in' pos- syndicate green- their aad James E. Camjfcll. the plaintiff penpn, for the plaintiff, and Walter B. Joh^'A. McMahon for the Â«le- fendaril^were'o'pened yesterday ky Judge Alex F. rlnjfe and John A. McMahon are in a condensed form as follows: The treasurer, E. R. Leland, of the Southern Trust company, upon examination examination by Mr. McMaken, made the statements- That lit had been connected With the Southern "'Trust company company since' the summerof iS?Q, and that the dealings of the company with er-Governor James E Campbell, dated before his connection with the company. Further Mr. Leland stated that when he become associated with the Southern Trust company, it notices given by Messrs. James E. and Owens. That the notes were secured by stock in the Hooven, Owens Rentschler company and started out with two notes for Â£25,000 etch, in addition to there wab a draft of James E Campbell J. X. IIuglHs for $,-4.030 There were notes dated J u n e zS, 1-90, two were f^r 525,900 each, secured by 115 of ITooven. Owens Rentschler stock one for Si6ooo secured by seventy-six shares of the same stock. Each of the j above notes run for 30 days from date, j renewed three times, the last renewal maturing Oct. 26, 1890 Mr. Leland then read several letters which he hid written ex-Governor Campbell Campbell on the points in question and also correspondence and telegrams which passed between himself and the ex-governor, ex-governor, concerning the proposed taking of the notes. It was then shown that after a lengthy correspondence, that yÂ£ expressing- which of of of Saturday outlook in manufacturers. on shares of the Hooven, Owens Rentschler company stock -.vere sold, February 4, U P by at Adrian par to II. E. Muller R. Son. Chapman, a member of the firm of Moore : bankers. The depositions xo on to state that Chapman afterwards gave ex-Governor Campbell an option on the purchase of the Hooven, Owen Furtber tbere was a and 197 shares of Rentschler stock. lengthy examination and cross examination examination of the witness concerning the correspondence correspondence and business transacted with ex Governor Campbell. There is also given with this deposition a tabulated statement of the accounts dividends of the Hooven, Owens Rentschler Co. Mr. McMahon then examined United Slates Senator Calvin S. Brice, who in a few words told what be the transaction of ex-Governor Campbell with the Southern Trust company. Upon cross examination by Mr. Harmon, Brice said that he himself has had conversation^ with Peter Schwab, who accident!? in New York, concerning the taking up of the Hooveu, Owens Rentschler stock owned by Ex-Governor Campbell and Mr. Owens, by Hamilton parties. In these depositions of the two Mr. E. R. '.eland and Senator Calvin Brice a full account of the matt-r under discussion is given in detail.