Found a Hidden Fortune

Article taken from The Waukesha Freeman, June 8, 1899

Portsmouth, O., June 1

     A tin can containing $20,000 in gold was found by workman engaged in tearing down the meat shop belonging to the estate of Philip Multer, who died over a year ago.  The family dcided to tear down his old place of business, ostensibly to erect a new block, and the money was found.