Business & Finance: Resuscitated

On July 3, as everyone knows, the firm of Dean, Onativia & Co., stock and grain brokers, were placed in a receiver-hip, with liabilities of about $36,000,000 and assets of about $35,000,000. Because of the size of liabilities, the insolvency was declared to be a record for size on the New York Stock Exchange.

The receivership has lasted only a little over two weeks. No suspicion of illegal or unethical practices has existed, the insolvency having been plainly caused by a shrinkage in value in the firm's assets, notably in its holdings of stock...

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