Then they came surging down East Water street, headed by a band of music, to Alex Mitchell's Bank, and gathered there by thousands.
There were several individuals in the bank at the ut the doors were barred, and entrance denied.
Then the rocks began to fly into the windows of Mitchell's Bank, and also into the windows of offices above and beneath the bank.
It was not long befor too far; that the citizens must rise up and put it down.
Meanwhile the men had broke into Mitchell's Bank, and many of them rushed in. They were resisted by the few who were inside — among them ge proportion of the valuables were in the vault, into which the crowd were unable to enter.
Mr. Mitchell got out in sight of the crowd and attempted to speak.
But stones and clubs flew thicker and d being struck on the head with a rock.
The destruction at that bank was nearly as great as at Mitchell's. They entered and tore up all the counters, broke up the furniture, and gutted out everything