Business: Forgery De Luxe

There is no greater state than Kansas. No mountains distort its surface. Its winding rivers are as precisely parallel as its level roads. The grain in its flat fields waves as if marcelled. Its citizens lead lives of regularity. Last week Kansans had as great a shock as if the Rocky Mountains had suddenly risen from their harvest fields.

The first shock was felt in Topeka, the State Capital. A national bank examiner questioned the bona fides of some municipal bonds held by the National Bank of Topeka. The U. S. District Attorney got busy,...

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