Minnesota Tales

The St. Paul Daily Globe, October 11, 1895, p. 8


Col. Bobleter's New Job Not Up to Expectations.

Col. Joseph Bobleter, ex-state treasurer, has begun an action to recover from the Davis & Rankin Building and Manufacturing company $1,269 alleged to be due as salary and expenses during the month and twenty days he acted as agent for the state of Minnesota for defendant. Col. Bobleter resigned his position as cashier of the Columbia National bank, in Minneapolis, to accept the appointment as Minnesota agent for the defendant, which is engaged in the manufacture of dairy machinery, etc., with headquarters in Illinois.' He alleges that he was employed under a contract running five years from Aug. 1 last, and his salary was to be $4,500 a year. He alleges that since his employment he has expended $644 fitting up offices, a store room and paying other incidental expenses for the company. The remainder of the $1,269 is for salary. A writ of attachment has been issued to the plaintiff.

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