Rossler suit Ind News 2/22/1904
SAYS NOTE IS FORGERY. Jeffersonvllle Man Will Take Case to Federal Court. ' Special to The Indianapolis Kwi.J JEFFERSON VI LI.K, Ind., February 22. According to Police Commissioner C. A. Schimpff. he is the victim of a plot to defraud him out of $1,700. He has Just returned from Wichita, Kas., where he went to defend a suit brought against him to enforce the payment of a note for $1,700. Mr. Schimpff alleges that his sig nature to the note is a forgery, but the case went against him, and he will take an appeal to the Federal Court. The plaintiff in the case is Henry Rossler, a brother - in - law of Mr. Schimpff, and a former resident of this city. He now lives in Wichita. The note Is dated October 29, 1900, and, according to the plaintiff, was witnessed by John C. Rossler, W. E. Hess and A. W. Ramsey. The first two are dead and Ramsey did not testify at the trial of the case. The note was maae payaoie to Mrs. Caroline Rossler. mother of. the nlaintlir. who Indorsed it over to her son. She is now confined in the Mercy Hos pital here, hopelessly insane.