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- USED THE COMPANYS FUNDS CHARGE AGAIKST A TELEPHONE MANAGEn Tht Money Said to Dave Been trfiat at the Poker and Faro Tables Special Dispatch to the Chronicle SAN BERNARDINO September 23 Another San Bernardino man has gone wrong - as a result of the green cloth The v Ictlm Is C W Sebenv manager of the Sunset Telephone Company for San Bernardino Redlands and Riverside Sebern was arrested tblsmorn - ing by the Sheriff at his office in the Farmers Exchange Bank buildings The manager is accused of having embez zled J300 of the company s money which he lost ivt faro and poker Some weeks ago Sebern fell In with a party of tinhorn gamblers ana was persuaded to play poker - In hl3 reports for July his bill accounts wero HI short and in order to make the deficit good he continued to visit the poker - roomsv Whentne Jiesta opened tne taro game cbmtnend and Sebern was a steady visitor As a result ho lost 3o0 belonging to the company which led to his arrestarrest - Sebern may also have tcY answer to charges ofixerlury and obtaining money under falsepretenses He has on several occasions It Is said raised the bills of theiTelephone Company against county officer and swore that tneywere correct It is alleged that he also raised bills against private subscribers Se bern is jurcerJI5W bonus given Dy a uretyVicompany iThe arrest as made on a warrant sworn by D J Matlock a jspeclal r gent ot theACompany Will WeUoine Congressmen

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  1. San Francisco Chronicle,
  2. 24 Sep 1895, Tue,
  3. Page 11

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