Cincinnati Enquirer 12-17-1902 Noppenberger Grocer Theft
GONE WITH MONEY. . Treated Clark of Hyda Fark Oijocar la Amonr tha Xlaalna;. John Nopponberger. a grocer at Hyda Park, la mourning th abaenc of a truatad collector. Voutm Daurn by name, who de-parted de-parted de-parted for parte unknown Monday night without aooountlng for 128 ba admitted having having collected earlier In tha day. 'When ha reta-rned reta-rned reta-rned to the grocery after making col-rrcttone col-rrcttone col-rrcttone Monday morning. Mr. Noppen-berger Noppen-berger Noppen-berger aay. h claimed to have loat t-. t-. t-. the atnount ha had collected. Therefore a card, waa made for the money, a g-od g-od g-od prt of which, it waa aald. waa In Mil, but without Btreceea. Nothing mora waa aald about the matter at the time by either the cruiar or the collector, the former bellevl-ix bellevl-ix bellevl-ix that the money had been dropped In aome reeMence or yard, and would ba found and returned to him In due time. TJauen haa been boarding with hla employer at the lat-ter"a lat-ter"a lat-ter"a realdence on Madlaon road. Ha came to a upper a uaual Monday evening, but ecueed trrmeelf for a moment, aay lna ho wanted to go to hla room and make aorae change In hla apparel. When he had been aneent an unueuelty long time Nopponberger Nopponberger went In aearch of htm. On entering tha room the Aral thing he aaw waa an open window, and evWencee of a hurried ran-aacklng ran-aacklng ran-aacklng of bureau drawera and wardrobe, tltum had taken every article of clothing belonging to him, packed them Into a vallae and drornved the latter out of the window. He had then made hla eacape from the hoiiae. Noppenberger came to thla city aa noon a he dtacovered Che flUrht of - hla former collector, and made a tour of the reeorte which ha waa thought to frequent, hut could learn nothing of hh whereabouta. The grocer la now checking up the different routea to appertain If any other collection have gone the way of the 123. Daum la described aa being 22 yaare of age. of medium medium height, black hair and swarthy complexion, complexion, and amooth ahaven. He told Nop-penberger Nop-penberger Nop-penberger at the time of entering hla employ employ that his home waa at Auguata, Ky.