Business: New Hampshire Collapse

In Manchester, N. H. last week for a brief campaign speech to his onetime fellow townsmen was Republican Vice Presidential Nominee William Franklin Knox of Chicago. It was in Manchester that Frank Knox gained newspaper fame as publisher of the Manchester Union and Leader which he still owns. While he was there last week his papers carried the saddest dispatch they had ever printed. In Boston 55 miles away a Federal District Court ordered the immediate liquidation of Amoskeag Manufacturing Co., biggest cotton textile mill in the U. S. and Manchester's principal industry.

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