Theodore J. Bortz - Jailed - 19 Sep 1883 Allentown Democrat pg 2

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Theodore J. Bortz - Jailed - 19 Sep 1883
Allentown Democrat pg 2 - Slat- of j ad- tho JAILED. Theodore J. Rnrtz,...
Slat- of j ad- tho JAILED. Theodore J. Rnrtz, from near Wecoe8ville, is now in jail at Easton, to answer for false pretence. While on one of his periodical sprees be went to ik-tblebetn ik-tblebetn ik-tblebetn week before last and there bought a horse for Sli), paymg thereior witb a cheque upou the Allentown National IJank. When however the selling party went to get the eash it was found that Bortz had no money in tne Bank, and hence the transactiou proved itself to have been one of clear fraud. Bortz a day or two later re appeared in Bethlehem, having in the mean time made several swaps and a sale at Eas ton, and squandered all the cash realized from the several transactions. He was immediate ly arrested after his return on a complaint laid against mm by Mr. Johnson, the man whom he had swindled with the bogus chfinue. and after a hearing sent to the lock-up lock-up lock-up to await tram time tor coaveyauce to prisou. He nowever soon alter nis incarceration was taken with the iim-iams, iim-iams, iim-iams, that is, doleriuin tremens, and while the fit was ou smashed everything in his cell. The constable necessarily necessarily had to await the abatement of the temper of old John Barleycorn, and after he had spent his fury bis close companion, Bortz, was removed to jail. This wasn't Bortz's first commission ot crime, for a year or two ago he got monev out of the Allen town and Second National .Banks, in all abont f-JiCO, f-JiCO, f-JiCO, on forced notes. His father, who is a wcll-oli wcll-oli wcll-oli farmer, however interested him self in his then troubles, and by making good the losses of the Banks succeeded in get ting ni-n ni-n ni-n out ot tuo eiutenes ot the law. THE IRON TRADE. Every week reduces v

Clipped from The Allentown Democrat19 Sep 1883, WedPage 2

The Allentown Democrat (Allentown, Pennsylvania)19 Sep 1883, WedPage 2
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