ed the fact that the notes were forgeries, and there then followed discoveries of much other paper of the same character as in circulution — some of it having been purchased by Alderman & Gore, bankers and brokers, No. 26 Kilby street. Everything in the shape of notes receivable, both genuine and bogus, which he could possibly dispose of, seemed to have been turned into cash, and in addition to the amounts which he is said to have borrowed from various parties, one of his clerks, named Edwin W. Stratton, is a victim to the amount of about $1,500. Upon inquiring at his house, No. 62 West Newton street, the wife of the absconding merchant stated that her husband had left home at 7 P. M. on Friday last, with the remark that he couldn't meet his creditors, that he must fail, and that he should leave home for a short time.
[It is surmised that he took the night train for N. York, and left on the following day in the steamer for Europe.]
Although the amount forged will not fall short,