March 05, 1906 BOY CONFESSES ROBBERY. Wisconsin Bank Mystery Solved by Arrest of Messenger. MADISON, Wis., March s.—The mystery over the disappearance of $1000 between the Bank of Wisconsin and the state bank of this city some weeks ago, has been solved by the ar rest and confession of Theobald J. Nel son, a messenger in the state bank, who is now in jail. Patrick Boyd, a local detective, has been working on the case. He found Nelson was i n the habit of going to Milwaukee and spending more money than a salary of $35 a month would warrant. After being taken to jail the boy broke down and confessed. He k a son of Martin Nelson, a saloon keeper here.