Business: Finney Finish

When plump young Ronald Tucker Finney, prize bond broker of Emporia, Kans., was spending money few men in Kansas outdid him. He owned two Arabian thoroughbreds, a Bellanca monoplane, a fleet of automobiles, a Wild West show (101 Ranch), a floodlighted tennis court. When he was arrested for forging nearly $1,000,000 worth of municipal bonds (TIME, Aug. 21) he precipitated a scandal such as few Kansans have ever begotten. But when his father, Warren Wesley Finney, bank president and pillar of Emporia society, was convicted of embezzlement and sentenced to from 36 to...

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