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aFTKR an imprisonment of fourteen
years In tho Chateau tl'lf Edmond
Dantoa foil n J on tho Island of
MontoGrlato a Ikix of diamonds and
money that enabled him to return to
Franco and liecomo hii oinnlotont
Midas. C. W. Mosher found his treas
uro Ihix, and ho takes hi Imprisonment
after, instead of leforo hla accession to
It tho box found on tho ialand waa an
Inexhaustible inliio of wealth, tho tress
tiro cheat yclept tho Capital National
bank, which Mother opened ao success
fully, waa a source of ahnoat unlimited
aupply, and thia modern Monte Orialo
waa aplendid in hla' plundering an
waa the count in hla expenditure. If
tho count complacently drew on tho
Baron Dangler for a million franca,
Moaher with equal sang frold tapped
the Weatern Manufacturing company
and drew out a note for 120,000, for im
mediate dlacount, or with tho utmost
complaisance pocketed 150,000 or 7r,000
belonging to the atate.
And tho aum total of Moehor'a plunder,
12,000,000, la not ao greatly out of pro
portion to tho Immense aum auddenly
placed in tho poaaeaaion of tho Count of
Monto Oriato. If Dantea becamo in ono
day the titled lord of Monte Crleto and
the poaaeaaor of fabuloua wealth, Moaher
became in leaa.than a year the weatern
Napoleon of finance and the poaaeaaor
of 93,000,000 of actual caah.
For there ia no doubt but thatMoaher'a
plundering nearly all occurred within a
year of the final collapse of the bank.
A great deal haa been written about
Mother'a peculations; but there ia, never
theless, a very scant appreciation, of the
magnitude of thla nian'a stealings. Few
realise or believe that Moaher stole
92,000,000, and nearly all is a year'a time.
A consideration of the facts herewith
presented will make it reasonably ap-
parent that hla peculations amounted to
"the aum stated.
Within the laat two or three weeks
notes of the Western Manufacturing
company amounting to the tun of 1.190,.
000 were brought into court, and since
that time 996,000 more haa turned up,
maklag a grand total of 9365,000 of these
fraudulent Western Manufacturing
company notes amounted for to date.not
om of wfclek was ever paid, and every
om el which was issued by Moaher for
the sols' purpose ot theft,1-These aotes
all re to the Capital- Natkmal bis,
aad war all discounted through Dm
beak or Moaher. The Ofenakal Na
tied, of New Vork, got 96900 of them.
The first aote was issued hi September,
1999; and up to January 1, 1902, only
about 90,000 had been issued. Then
'Mather began his tine work in
sanest. From January, 1802, to Jan-
uary,19, 19BR, or a few; daya more than a
year, Moaher eoiaed the magnifcent
sum of 1916,090 In these notes.
t Here is how hs got in his work just
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H. O. TOWNSBND, G. P. & T. Agent.
Lt, Louis, Mo.
, ,Weswepthe new world with our "Flyers" and fast
mails, and have knocked a big hole through the west and
, rwrw hvt MID-WINTBR FAIR RATES, $65.50 round trp.
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beforn tho bank closed; On January
(J ho discounted ono note. for 95,000, on
the 12th, ono for 910,000. and on tho 10th,
tho last day tho bank was open, ono for
Among tho paMrs tlmt were found In
tho bank woro throe moro notes for
95,000, already signed and ready for dis
count, but evidently forgotten in Mr.
It is not contended that Bank Ex
aminor Griffith did not know about those
notes, and about some of tho other
crooked transactions, and yet ho said
Something like an HpproxiniHto idea
of tho extent of Moaher's atoalings may
bo gathered from tho following showing!
9,155,000 fraudulent Western Mann,
factvrlng company's notes.
9210,000 stato funds.
942,000 county f unds.
921,000 city funds.
9107,000 individual notes belonging to
tho bank and atolen by Moshor. '
9.100,000, tho capital of tho bank hII
9350,000, Individual deposits subject to
check all gone.
9158,000, demand certirlcatee of do-poslt-all
(Doth of these items Hro taken from
the laat statement of the bankand both
are Incorrect. It is boliovod that theso
two Horns amounted to at least 9000,000.
ADDITIONAL NOTKH DIKOOUNTKD.
920,000, Cadis National bank, Cadiz, O.
95,000, Harrison National bank, Harri
910,000, Dixon National bank, Dixon,
910,000, Peoples National bank, Rhode
91.1,000, Younker Bros, Des Moines, Ia
910,000, Lang Bros., Des Moines.
95,000, First National bank, Poultney,
917,500, Jones National bank, Seward,
Then there waa 925,000 belonging to
Dr. and Mrs. King; 912,500, Thomas
Bailey, Seward. Neb.; 95,000, Isaac Holt,
Seward; 97,000, bank of Utica, Nob.;
912,000, Bank of Staplehurat, Neb.,
97,000, Lincoln Savings bank; 910,000,
Unkm Savings baok;920,000, Hargreaves
Bros.; 990,000 note which Moaher got R.
H. Townley to endorse.
These are a few of the major opera
tions of Monte Crlsto Mosher. Sevoral
hundred thousand dollars were atolen
that are not included in the above fig
ures. To do all this Moaher was compelled
to do some bookkeeping, the like of
whJeh was never seen before, involving
faks entries, erasures, etc., and yet Bank
Ixamlasr GrHBth hold his peace.
... Feellu over tho Mosher matter haa to
some, extent, died out, but there are
spasmodic manifestations of Indignation,
sad lately there has-been considerable
talk coaosrning Urlrntirs part in the
wholesale robbery. It is a matter of
general surprise that the government
has not made an investigation of Grif
fith's conduct. There are people in this
city who think he is lust as culpable as
Mosher, He was., and is paid to protect
the interests of the public, and instead,
he protected Mosher. and allowed inno
cent people to be defrauded. And he is
permitted to retain his position, and is
now saamlalng Nebraska banks.
IS THE ONLY DIRECT
ROUTE TO THE SOUTH.
PHIL. DANIELS, O, P..& T. Agt,
iaoi o St., Lincoln, Nob.
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' With tl&avia molicl train
oompossd of Pullman
ncalaos, ooloatsst alsiraB
dUnasraa car th naat
all say in the morniPig "Body
' O, T, A.
In Hit) C'lrcttilt Court of the Itnltml Ntntm
for I tin District of NetirssMH,
At tho session of tho Circuit Court of
tho United States for tho District of
Nebraska, continued and held at tho
United States Court room in thn city of
Llncoluyln said Stato on tho 18th day of
January 1HOI, tho Honorablo Elmer S,
Dundy Itolng present and presiding in
said court the following among other
procodingM were had and done; to-wit:
Joseph G. Rounds,
Loult) Moyor, and
wife, ot ul
Now on thn 18th day of January 180-1,
bolng at tho January term A, D. 1801,
of said court, It having been mado to
appear to tho satisfaction of said court
that this is h suit commenced to onforce
a mortgage lion upon roal property with
in tho said District, and that William
Abvlcs, president and diroctors of tho
Insuranco company, of North America,
of Philadelphia, Ponnsylvanio; Samuel
Weil, August Woil and William M. Has
kell, partners doing business under tho
tlrm namo of Woil, Hnskoll A company;
II, B. Clafllin A company, a corporation;
Henry Rico, William Stlx, Benjamin
Gisoman, David Giseman', Johnathan
Rico and Ellas Michael, partners doing
business under tho firm namo of Rico,
Stlx it company and Mlna L. Vinson,
dofondants, neroin nro not Inhabitants
or residents of and havo not boon found
within tho said District and havo not
voluntarily appeared in this suit. On mo
tion of Pound & Burr, solicitors for tho
sala plaintiff, it Is considered by tho
court nnd ordered that tho said defend
ants above named to bo and thoy are
hereby directed to appear and plead,
answer or demur to tho plaintiff's bill of
complaint on or boforo Monday, April
2nd, 180i; and that in default thereof an
order bo ontorod in thia cause taking
tho aaid bill pro confosso.
It is further ordorod by the court that
at least twenty days boforo tho said
Monday, April 2nd, 1801, a copy of thia
order bo served upon said dofondants
not inhabitants of nnd who havo not
boon found within the aaid Districts,
whorever found if practicable and also
unon tho Dorson or persons in possession
or charge ot the real property described
in plaintiff's said bill of complaint, if
any thoro bo and that this order bo pub
lished for six successive weeks in tho
Saturday Moknino Courikh, a nows
papor published and in gonoral circula
tion in said District of Nebraska.
Ei.Mr.a S. Dundy.
January 18, 1801. Judge.
The United Statea of America, )
Dlatrlct of Nebraeka. J ""'
I, Elmer D. Frank, Clork of tho Cir
cuit Court ot the United States for the
District of Nebraska, do hereby certify,
that the above and foregoing la a true
copy ot an order entered upon the jour
nal ot tho procedinga of said Court, in
the cause therein entitled; that I have
compared the same with the original
entry ot said order, and it is a true tran
script therefrom, and, of tho whole
Witness my Official Signature, and
the Seal of said Court, at Lincoln, in
said District, this Eighteenth day ot
January A. D. 1801.
Elmrk D. Frank,
Notice or Probata of Will.
In the County Court of Lancaster
In re estato ot Klaas Borchers, de
ceased. The Stato ot Nebraeka to Mrs. Wopke
Borchers, Dorothea Borchers, Anna
Borchors, Abbo Borcbors, Claua Borch,
ers, John Borchers and Dina Borchers,
and to any others interested in said
You are hereby notified that an in
strument purporting to bo tho lost will
and testament ot Klaas Borchers de
ceased, is on file in said court, and also
a petition prayingTor tho probate of sa
Instrument, and for the appointment
Henry Velth as executor thereof.' That
on the 20th day of February, 1804, at 10
o'clock a. m., said petition and the proof
or tne execution of said instrument will
be heard, and that lt you do not then
appear and contest, said court may pro
bate and record the same, and grant
administration of the estate to said
Henry Velth aa executor.
Thia notice shall be published for
three weeks successively In the Satur
day Morning Courier prior to said hear
, Witness my hand and official seal this
JMH day of January, 1891.
I. W. LANSING,
Feb.lOat. County Judge
Nutlre Petition fur Letter.
Notice petition for letter in rectato of Wil
liam D. Martin, deceased, In County Court,
Lancaster county, Nebraska.
. The State ot Nobraska to Hadle J. HU1, tho
liolrand next of kin of tlie said William I).
Martin, decease,! i
Take notice That upon filing a written peti
tion siffned by Badlo .). Hill, tiravinv tliU f'ourt
to arrant Lotton of Administration of said
estate to William W. Hill. It U ordered that
said matter bo set for hoarlnc on the Mb day of
March, A. U.1W4, before said County Court, in
the Court houao In Lincoln, Lancaster county,
Nebraska, at tho hour ot 10 o'clock a, m.,at
which time any person interested may appear
and contest the same 1 and nntlMt nf tlili nm.
ceedlns Is ordered published one week in the
Saturday Morning Courier, a weekly news pa
per published In this sUte.
i in testimony wnereor, t nave noreunto set my
hand and caused to bn affixed thn anal nf lm
County Court of said county at Lincoln this
ism uay ot r roruary. a. u, ijsm.
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W. T. KEMKY, I rrORNBV.AT-LAW,
Math M. Mastun. Jnnnla !!.. ln,.1l.
BchUlinger and - ScMlllaaer, hor
bjasbaad, flrst name unknown, IsaWla C,
rftck and K. J. Flock, defendanU, will take
notice that on the 18th day of January, lm,
LUiooln Loan aud Bnlldlwc sssoclattoii, plain
lUThereln, Sled hb petlUon In the district
court of Lancaster eountr. Nebraska, mnl
said .defendsuU, the object and prayer of
which are to foreclose a oertaU moricaceeie-
ohu fm Hnsm uy mo usiesiuaaw to IBS
plaUtnfubon lot eight () black two (2) Madi
son square auautou to liincotu, to secure tbe
Kyatent of certain promissory notes dated
lyU. MM. for the ram of SUO and doe and
payable la three yetrs from date thereof) that
there la now doe noon aaid nartnm tha aum
of HOD 'and tuterest, for which sum and interest
due, plaintiff prays for a decree that defend
astoraoulredtopay.thesame or, that aaid
mmIhi be sold to satisfy the amount found
"Tow era reaulrad la umN tkU netltlan im
r belsre Ike 1Mb day of Maeh JSfi.
A Unnul lit vLuiaW
ILLINOIS BRAN6H STORE.
(We have Discontinued Business in Illinois.)
JOIIV THIS CROWDS AND COME.
1121-1123' N STREET.
Notice is hereby given, that by virtue
of an Ordor of Salo Issued by tho Clork
of tho District Court ot tho Third Ju
dicial District of Nebraska, within and
for Lancaster County, in nn notion
wherein Anglo-American Mortsaeo and
Trust company is plaintiff, and Henry
tlfinninnil. nt nl ilnfonilnntn T will lit')
o'clock p. in., on tho 27th (lay of Febru
ary A. I). 18iVt, at tho east door of tho
court house, in tho city of Lincoln, Lan
caster County, Nebraska, offer for salo
at public auction tho following described
real ostato; to-wlt:
Tho east half of tho southwest quarter
and tho west half of tho southeast quar
ter of section seven (7) in township
sovon (7) north of rango six (G) east of
tho sixth P. M. in Lancaster county,
Given under my hand this 21th day of
January A. D., 1801.
Jan. 27. IH.1 Sheriff.
III the Circuit Court of thn United Ntatr
for the District nf Nrbntnka.
At tho session ot tho Circuit Court of
tho United Stutos for tho District of
Nobraska, continued and held at tho
Unitod States Court room in tho city ot
Lincoln, in nuld stute, on tho
18th day of January; 1891.
tho Honorable Elmer S. Dundy being
present and presiding in said court, the
following among other proceedings woro
had and done: to-wit:
The State Savings Bank of
Des Moines, Iowa,
Marv Ann Morrisoy. Frank
MorriseyaW husband,et al. "
Now on this 18th day ot January 18!tt,
being at tho January term A. D. 1891,
of tho said court, it having boon made
to appear to tho satisfaction of the said
court, that thiB is a suit commenced to
enforce a mortgage lien upon real prop
erty within tne said district and that
Samuel Weil. August Weil, and William
Haskell, partneaa doing buainess un
der the Arm name of-AVell, Haskell
At company, H. B. Olaffiin &
company, a corporation; Henry Rice,
William Stlx, Benjamin Eiseman, David
Eisoman, Johnathan Rice and Elias
Mjchael, partners doing business under
the Arm namo of Rico, Stix St company
and Mina L. Vinson, dofondants herein
arc not inhabitants of and have not
boon found within the said District and
have not voluntarily appeared in said
suit. On motion of Pound A'Burr.Bolicit
ors for the said plaintiff it is consid
ered by the court and ordered that the
said defendants above named be and
they are.hereby directed to appearand
Elead, answer or demur to tho plaintiff's
ill of complaint on or boforo Monday,
April 2, 1801, and that in default thereof
an order be entered in this cause taking
the said bill pro confesso.
It is further ordered by the court that
at least twenty daya before the said
Monday, April 2, 1894, a copy of this
order be served upon the said defend
ants wherever found if .practical and
also upon the person or persons in pos
session or charge of tho 'real property
described in plaintiff's bill of complaint
if any there bo and that this order bo
fiubltshed for six consecutive weeks in
ho Saturday Mounino Courier, a
newspaper published and in general
circulation in said Dlatrlct of Nebraska.
Elmer S. Dundy,
January 18, 1891. Judge.
Tho Unitod Statea of f America, )
District of Nebraeka.
I, Elmer D. Frank, Clerk of the Cir
cuit Court of the United States for tho
District of Nobraska, do hereby certify,
that the abovo and foregoing Is a true
copy of an order entered upon the jour
nal of tho proceedings of said Court, in
the cause therein entitled; that I have
compared the same with tho original
entry of said order, and it is a true tran
script therefrom, and of tho wholo
Witness my Official Signaturo, and
tho Seal of said Court, ut Lincoln, in
said District, this Eighteenth day of
January, A. D. 1891.
Ei.mkh D. Frank,
Jan. 27. Ot
Item of Interest Gathered During the
No such line of canned fruits in the
city aa shown by W. A, Coffin 4 Co., 143
South Eleventh street.
The Lincoln Coal company, 1045 O
street, handles all ot the very beet
grades of anthracite and bituminous
Why pay exorbitant prices for up
holstering when Rothschild does first-
class work at low rates; 120 North 12th
treet. Burr block.
For Texas points take the Missouri
Pacific route. City ticket office 1201 O
Whitebreast Coal and Lime Co.
Now ia the time to take a trip to Flor
id via the Missouri Pacific route. City
ticket oitee 1961 O street, Lincoln, Neb.
I4TH AND M 8TREET8,
This is a very flno cBtnblcBhmont probably hotter than anything of the kind
in tho world.
Capacity, LftOO baths daily.
Artesian mineral water is used. )j
Sepnrnto accommodations nro provided for Iothrsoxc8.
Txxg Great Plunge Ratli.
Holds about a quarter of a million gallons of Sea Groon Salt Water.
And is nearly 100 feet long, 20 feet wido and 2Hf to 0 feet deep.
Its clear as a crystal, too.
There are some spring boards, trapezo and automatic needle bath in. this de
partment. ' -
1lx3 Bed Rooms
Aro for transients who do not care to leavo tho building after a'liath.
Pationts taking treatment uso thorn also. '"
And many other diseases can bo CUREDJn tho Hot Salt Department.
I'll Tcxrltlti Until!
Now wo'ro coming down to business.
Marble walls, Mosaic floors, rich Rugs, Curpotfl and Draperies.
Great ilro places, easy chairs and divans.
All sortB of baths aro given. Thoro 1b also n BARBER SHOP.
Lndicr'Hair Dressing Department,
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