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" Rough on Catafhh " corrects offensive odors at once. Complete cure of worst chronic cases ; also unequale as gargle for diphtheria sore threat, foul breath. 4 A series of gigantio forgeries have been brought to light m New York. James E. Bedell, the old and trusted olerk of the firm of Shipman, Barlow, Larocque, and Ohoate, one of the largest firms of lawyers m the United 3tates, was arrested about the end ol September, and confessed that be bad committed forgeries of mortgages to the extent oi about 250,000d01. The firm's business wai mostly with heavy capitalists, for whom the] invested largely m mortgages. Bedell hac obarga of this department, Knowing thi clients of the firm who had money to lend he would notify them that an application ha< been mada for a loan on real property m tba city. If the olienj; was satisfied with thi security, Bedell would lorge a mortgage forge the certificate of reoording endorsed 01 it, get the client's cheque for the amount o the loan, *nd appropriate it. Hardly wa this series of forgeries brought to light when it was discovered that William B Foster, jun., attorney for the trustees ol thi gratuity fqnd of thp New York i?roduc< Exchange, had been for some time engaged ii a similar business. {jHa forgeries amount ti lbcQU7&,QQodol!,

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 1, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2002, 1 December 1888

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2002, 1 December 1888