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Old 10-26-2019, 08:14 PM
 
Location: StlNoco Mo, where the woodbine twineth
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St. Joseph News Press May 6, 1930 Pg2

JUNK DEALER LOSES $167

Kansas City, Mo., May 6---The junk business, too, has its crashes and racket, Dave Ribakoff has discovered.
Ribakoff was puttering around his junkyard when two men appeared and asked if he wished to add to his imposing collection of copper kettles, steam shovels and buggy springs. " Sure " he replied. " Where is it?"

" This is it " answered one stranger revealing a pistol. " What'll you give?" asked the other.
Ribakoff gave up a billfold containing $167, after which the strangers departed.





The Weekly Intelligencer (Lexington, Mo) February 18, 1893

About 10:30 Tuesday evening, three prisoners, Christ Duncan, Dick Warren and Bill Nelson, attempted to escape from jail by removing a hunk of cement from the wall, but were discovered before they could finish.
Duncan was in for assault, Warren for forgery and Nelson for shooting at an officer.
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Old 10-27-2019, 07:08 AM
 
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Morgan County Democrat (Versailles Mo) November 25, 1904 Pg2

William Fattig, who lives near Forbes, is believed to have lost his reason as the result of the election. Fattig believes that he holds a commission from the president to kill all the democrats and he shot at Ernest Hodgens, a resident of Forbes, the bullet passing through his coat.
The sheriff of Oregon and a posse were in search of Fattig, who was believed to be hiding on one of the numerous small islands in the Missouri river near Forbes.






St. Joseph Observer August 19, 1922 Pg5

Someone stole Ernest Lontz's Studebaker car from his residence, 410 South Eighth, Thursday.

While N.A. Beavins of Lincoln waited at the Union Station here Tuesday night for a train, some thief stole his valise.

By swift running, G.B. Turner, 1705 Washington avenue, escaped from two holdup negroes Sunday night.

Mrs. Cora Orr of Savannah was arrested here Sunday night and taken back to Savannah to answer to a charge of abducting two children.
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Old 10-27-2019, 11:50 AM
 
Location: StlNoco Mo, where the woodbine twineth
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Safe Crackers Wreck Car 1927

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Kansas City Times June 4, 1954 Pg6

A TAVERN IS ROBBED

Thieves took about $142 from the Del Monica tavern, 1400 Summit street, early yesterday. The thieves apparently entered through a transom and took the money from a cash register. Frank De Luna, 5515 Gladstone boulevard is the owner.





The Weekly Intelligencer (Lexington Mo) February 4, 1893

AVERY MUST BE HANGED

Jefferson City, Feb 1---Judge Burgess has affirmed the decision of the lower court in the case of the State vs Amos Avery.
Avery was indicted in Barton county last February for the murder of James A Miles, and upon trial was convicted of murder in the first degree. He appealed the case but the supreme court finds no reason for a reversal and fixes the date of his execution for March 15.
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Old 10-27-2019, 04:01 PM
 
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Fair Play (Ste. Genevieve) March 11, 1893

MURDERED BY FOOTPADS

E.E. Brown, a live stock dealer of St. Louis, was attacked by footpads, and so badly beaten that he died in an hour. The St. Louis Livestock Exchange offers $1,000 reward for the apprehension of the murderers.




Weekly Graphic (Kirksville) August 4, 1882 Pg2

T.C. Miller was arrested for embezzlement at Sedalia yesterday on information given by G.R. Thompson.





Cape Girardeau Democrat November 14, 1891 Pg3

The St. Louis papers of Tuesday report a robbery and attempt at murder on the steamer Idlewild on her way up to St. Louis last Sunday night. They say an Arab was robbed and almost beaten to death in his state room.





Columbia Evening Missourian August 2, 1921 Pg4

Chief of Police Edwards of Kansas City received a letter Saturday which threatened death to himself and his family if he did not resign within ten days. The letter was signed with the usual " Black Hand."
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Old 10-27-2019, 08:02 PM
 
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Kansas City Journal December 21, 1897 Pg2

KANSAS CITY GANG TAKEN IN

St. Joseph, Mo., Dec 20---Policemen in citizen's clothing rounded up a gang of highwaymen today, getting seven men who have been operating here the past week. They gave their names as Thomas Thompson, Frank Fox, Dennis Sullivan, Charles Williams, James T Murphy, Frank Rice and Charles Miller. The gang came from Kansas City.





Cape Girardeau Democrat November 7, 1891

FOUND GUILTY

The jury in the William McCoy murder case at Lexington, returned a verdict the other day of guilty of murder in the first degree.





George W Tripp was stabbed to death in Salem, Mo., by William Sims on September 10, 1883.
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Old 10-28-2019, 05:03 AM
 
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Iron County Register December 31, 1914 Pg2

OLEO " MOONSHINERS " IN BAD

St. Louis, Mo.,----A special federal grand jury has obtained indictments against 45 to 50 oleo margarine manufacturers. Their names were kept secret until service is made. The indictments represent one of the largest " clean-ups " in the country.




St. Joseph Observer August 13, 1922

Two blankets were stolen from Mrs. Augusta Tate's clothesline at 2404 Duncan Tuesday night.





Atchison county Mo. February 23, 1866

Stinson and Smith had been engaged in drink and play at a grocery in Sonora. After getting pretty drunk, Smith went outside bragging he could whip any man in town.
Stinson followed him outside, claiming he could whip Smith. The two men began wrestling and Stinson stabbed Smith with a Bowie knife. Stinson was arrested, found guilty and bound over in the sum of $2,000 for his court appearance.

Sonora Missouri

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Old 10-28-2019, 08:59 AM
 
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Marble Hill Press November 10, 1910

YOUTH SAVED FROM MOB

Warsaw, Mo.----Henry Miller, 19 years old, who resides in the Grand river hills, was rescued from a mob of citizens by Deputy Sheriffs Walthall and Burton as the mob was tying a hitch rein around his neck preparing to hang him from a nearby tree.
Miller picked up Elsie Tye, 8 years old, and carried her off to his cabin, after driving her little brothers away with his gun.
A crowd of men were soon on his trail and they forced the door of his cabin and rescued the little girl.





The State Journal (Jefferson City) March 27, 1874 Pg2

Allen, the Chicago detective who was shot by Jim Younger, at Monegaw, is not dead as reported, but recovering.



A man named S.C. Clavenger was taken out of Jasper county a few days ago on a requisition from Kansas, for obtaining money under false pretenses.
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Old 10-28-2019, 02:37 PM
 
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The Farmington Times November 27, 1913 Pg3

PAROLE IS DENIED FORGER

Liberty.---A parole was denied to Preston T Aker, former cashier of the Farmers' Bank of Smithville, sentenced to two years in the penitentiary by Judge Divilbiss of the circuit court.





Sedalia Weekly Bazoo September 11, 1883

ATTACKED BY MOB

St. Louis, Sep 8---An Osage City, Mo., special says, a colored mob attacked Constable Krauth and his deputy, who had charge of the colored man, Wingo, who stabbed Whiten, and getting him away from them, stabbed him six times and left him for dead. Wingo was brought to Jefferson City, and is now in jail with small chance of recovery.





Rich Hill Tribune September 8, 1904 Pg5

Carl Stonebraker's house was the victim of sneak thieves last week along with others. He didn't lose any pants but the gentry got about $12 in money and a gold watch.
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Old 10-28-2019, 07:11 PM
 
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The County Paper (Oregon Mo) January 5, 1883

Mrs. Stillwell, wife of J.V. Stillwell, an employee of the Burlington & Quincy railroad, died in Cincinnati on the 1st inst. On her death-bed she confessed to three murders.
The first was Benjamin Sweibert, her first husband, who she says she killed at Maryville, Missouri, in March, 1877.

Unknown Gender History: Emma Stillwell, American Serial Killer - 1883








University Missourian (Columbia) April 10, 1912

Judge Harris granted a parole this morning to Theodore L. Via, who was convicted of assault with intent to kill Jesse Hatton in a room over a pool hall on North Eighth street. The jury found Via guilty of the crime, but recommended that he be paroled on good behavior.
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Old 10-29-2019, 04:53 AM
 
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Scott County Kicker (Benton Mo) May 30, 1903 Pg2

BURGLAR AT LIBERTY SEMINARY

A burglar entered the office of President C.M. Williams, of Liberty Ladies College, and carried off $145, getting it out of his desk. 45 dollars of the money belonged to the Young Women's Christian Association.



Scott County Kicker (Benton Mo) May 30, 1903 Pg2

ESCAPED FROM MOVING TRAIN

Jo Lain and Frank McCarty, while being taken to the penitentiary from Jackson, Cape Girardeau county, escaped from Sheriff Schad at Bonnett Mill, 12 miles from Jefferson City, by leaping through the car window while the train was running five miles an hour.





Safe Crackers Work Next Door To Police Station 1922

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