Business & Finance: End of a Banker

Three years ago Paul Wupper, 54, was respected by the 571 citizens of Beemer. Neb., 80 mi. from Lincoln. For 20 years he had been president of Beemer State Bank, had served, too, as Beemer's mayor. But in September 1928, Banker Wupper received unwelcome visitors. They were State Bank examiners. Just before they found an embezzlement of $1,000,000 and ordered the bank closed, Banker Wupper vanished. Citizens and State offered $3,150 in rewards for his arrest.

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