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Morning World Herald
Morning World Herald
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Description: Missouri Cashier Runs Away

Date: February 3 1904

Newspaper published in: Omaha, NE

Page/Column: 6/7

Altamont, Mo., Feb 2.--A warrant has been sworn out for the arrest of Lee DE FORD, cashier of the Bank of Altamont charged with the embezzlement of $27,000 of its funds, but he left the city before it could be served.

The bank has been placed in the hands of John MEADE as temporary receiver. DE FORD, who is 30 years old and married, is the son of a wealthy Altamont man. It is believed that he lost the money in speculation.

Submitted: 04/08/07

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