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November 21, 2019

125 years ago

The Commoner

Nov. 23, 1894

Burglars tried to blow up the safe of the Bank of Rosalia during Wednesday night, but the safe stood the test and the money of the bank was not reached. When Manager J. P. Wells arrived at the bank yesterday morning, he found that the vault had been entered through the floor, and that safe-crackers had tried three charges of nitro-glycerine on the burglar-proof safe without effect. The only thing missed from the vault was a tin box containing some private papers and notes, belonging to one of the bank's stock-holders. Ther...

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