100 Years Ago

Cashier Passes Away


September 1, 2022

Herald of Sept. 9, 1922

Old maids are worth their weight in gold in the Klondyke. What a boom for spinsters.

Harry L. Clabaugh, formerly assistant cashier at the Second National bank, Altoona, committed suicide in an outhouse at the residence of his father, John Clabaugh, at 200 Howard Ave. in the city. He was employed as the assistant cashier at the time of the Gardner defalcation (embezzlement), and was arrested and charged with altering figures in the bank’s books. It was found that he did not alter the figures with intent to defraud, but did it at the command of his supervisor, and t...

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