Business: 600 Years in Jail

When $1,000,000 in bond forgeries were found in Kansas, when they were traced to Ronald Finney, son of Warren Wesley Finney, one of Emporia's leading citizens, when the elder Finney's banks were closed and when Tom Boyd, Kansas State Treasurer, was ousted no one at first suspected what a grapevine of financial crockery was about to be uncovered. Strong was Emporia's faith in the elder Finney's honesty. By last week all that had changed.

While gay Spendthrift Ronald Finney remained in jail, not apparently disturbed by the indictments piling up against him. his...

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