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Old 10-29-2019, 09:00 AM
 
Location: StlNoco Mo, where the woodbine twineth
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The Butler Weekly Times August 11, 1904

HE SHOT HIS UNCLE

Warsaw, Mo., Aug 5---James Boring and his brother Jesse of Bentonville had quarreled over a land trade yesterday.
They met at the celebration of the birthday of their father-in-law, Jacob Feaster, and renewed the quarrel. James was throwing stones at his brother and nephew, William Boring, when the latter clinched. William Boring drew a pistol and shot his antagonist inflicting four wounds.
The wounded man died in about 45 minutes. Will Boring went to Fairfield and telephoned Sheriff McDade that he wanted to surrender.




The Potosi Journal December 26, 1894 Pg4

Last Sunday Sheriff Scott arrested Benjamin Coffman, who is charged with horse stealing. When overtaken by the sheriff at Baugher's Mill, about 14 miles west of Potosi, he was with Thomas Hudson, an alleged horse thief from the Cherokee Strip. Hudson made his escape after being fired on several times by the sheriff. Coffman has served two terms in the penitentiary.




Jack O'Rourke Takes On Two Burglars In St. Joseph 1897

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Old 10-29-2019, 03:48 PM
 
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The News Boy (Scott Co) January 25, 1896

Jailer Gupton says his prisoners are all well behaved and give him no trouble, except James Albright. He says he tries to impose upon and " run over " every prisoner that is brought in, and has on several occasions, beat them up considerably.
Mr. Gupton says he will chain him if he does not quiet down.

Robert Swan brought a Jew peddler down from Kelso township last week, who had been peddling without a license. He was arraigned before Squire Hoeffler and fined ten dollars. He said he had no money and was committed to jail.

Last Saturday Constable Harris of Sikeston, brought Jerry Robinson here for safe keeping. Robinson is charged with entering the residence of W.C. Hoppie with felonious intent and taking therefrom articles amounting to five dollars.





Burglars At Work 1903 St. Joseph

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Old 10-29-2019, 08:38 PM
 
Location: StlNoco Mo, where the woodbine twineth
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The Weekly Intelligencer (Lexington Mo) March 4, 1893

SHE MADE TWO GOOD FAILURES

Billings, Mo., Feb 28---Nellie Ray attempted yesterday to shoot Fred House, a telegraph operator, because he paid attention to another girl. Failing to do him any harm, she attempted suicide by taking morphine, but in this also failed.




St. Louis Republic April 11, 1901 Pg3

SENSATION AT NEW MADRID

New Madrid, Mo., Apr 10---A man named Smock and Doctor O'Kelly are charged with reporting the death of J. Reed to Mr. Sutherland, treasurer of the local camp of Woodmen, preparatory to making proof of death. A fraud was suspected in the meantime.
Warrants for the arrest of O'Kelly, Smock and a man named Adams were issued Wednesday by the Justice of the Peace in Pemiscot county, and the parties will be arrested. They refuse to talk about the crime.




Burglars Rob Elderly Couple Of Thousands In 1994

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Old 10-29-2019, 11:10 PM
 
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Cape Girardeau Democrat November 28, 1891

A BROTHER'S MURDEROUS WORK

Charles H Durgin, aged 21 years, living in the western portion of St. Louis, beat his two sisters, aged 17 and 23, into insensibility with a heavy poker, at 2 o'clock the other morning. It is feared that both of the young ladies will die.

More on Charles H Durgin

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Old 10-30-2019, 06:19 AM
 
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The Laclede Blade November 22, 1912 Pg2

POSTOFFICE SAFE BLOWN OPEN

Mexico, Mo.---The vault of the Sturgeon post-office was blown open at an early hour. The safe blowers got $8 in cash and $200 worth of stamps. It is believed the robbers escaped in a motor car.
At 3 am three men in a motor car stopped at the Wabash station and inquired the way to Columbia. The robbery was not discovered until 7 o'clock. A year ago the Sturgeon post-office was robbed of $400.




The Butler Weekly Times August 11, 1904 Pg5

Bert Allen had his pockets picked at Rich Hill, but he confesses they were filled mostly with bread tickets worth 30 cents.





The Potosi Journal January 2, 1895 Pg4

Marshal Hodson, of De Soto, sent one of his prisoners after a bucket of coal last Monday night, and is still waiting for him to bring it.
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Old 10-30-2019, 09:55 AM
 
Location: StlNoco Mo, where the woodbine twineth
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Safe Crackers Use New Method 1898

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Columbia Evening Missourian August 2, 1921 Pg4

Albert Rasor, a farmer of Fisk, was arrested and taken to Cape Girardeau Friday by Sheriff Roscoe Walker of Bloomfield to answer the charge of making counterfeit money and moonshine whisky.
He was arraigned before United States Commissioner R.L. Dearmont who placed him on a $300 bond.


Columbia Evening Missourian August 1, 1921

NEGRO STABBED IN FIGHT

Harrison Buckner, a negro, was stabbed by Henry Crocker, another negro, in a fight at 8 o'clock Saturday night. Buckner was taken to Parker Memorial Hospital and operated on at once. His condition is not serious. Crocker is in the city jail.
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Old 10-30-2019, 03:14 PM
 
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Fair Play (Ste. Genevieve) March 18, 1893

DESPERATE FOOTPADS

A desperate attempt was made by footpads to rob a citizen on a crowded downtown street in St. Louis in broad daylight. One of them was arrested.






Morgan County Democrat (Versailles Mo) December 2, 1904 Pg2

James Rainwater, Jr., who was shot at Carthage two weeks ago by Miss Pearl Sylkes, is dead. Miss Sylkes is in jail at Joplin, accused of murder.
When she was informed that Rainwater was dead she became hysterical, but said that she was satisfied with the outcome. Rainwater and Miss Sylkes had been sweethearts for several years.

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Old 10-30-2019, 07:17 PM
 
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The Holt County Sentinel (Oregon Mo) March 2, 1866 Pg2

The Macon, Mo., Times, complains of the great number of thieves, robbers and gamblers, which it states now infest that part of the state.
In some of the counties, there are organized bands of horse thieves, and pilferers, who have everything pretty much their own way, who present a revolver to your head, and demand of you your money or your horse.





Iron County Register January 14, 1915 Pg2

A masked bandit who surprised W.A. Welker, cashier of the bank of Neelyville, at 8:30 in the morning, escaped with $4,000 cash after locking the cashier in the vault.





The Evening Missourian (Columbia) August 13, 1919

PLEADS NOT GUILTY

S.W. Hunter was bound over to the circuit court late this afternoon after a long hearing on a charge of forgery. His bond was fixed at $2,000.
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Old 10-31-2019, 04:55 AM
 
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St. Louis Republic April 11, 1901 Pg14

GIVEN THE " STRONG ARM "

Fred Peffel of No. 207 South Third street was robbed of $18 by two men who gave him the "strong arm" in the rear of Fred Hulbert's saloon at No. 801 South Second street at 2:30 Wednesday morning.
An hour afterwards Policeman Curtis arrested James Bruce, a porter at the saloon, on suspicion of being one of them. He is held at the Central District Police Station pending investigation.




Elizabeth Duncan (1904-1962)
Last woman executed in California

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/...eth-ann-duncan


Elizabeth Ann 'Ma' Duncan - The Paranormal Guide



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Old 10-31-2019, 09:11 AM
 
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The Rich Hill Tribune September 15, 1904 Pg2

HELD ANOTHER BULL FIGHT

St. Louis, Mo.--Despite the efforts of Sheriff Hencken and his deputies to stop it, another bull fight exhibition was pulled off just west of the city. As soon as the ticket office was opened the ticket seller was arrested, but there proved to be more ticket men than officers.





Jefferson City Post-Tribune July 6, 1932

RECLUSE IS SLAIN NEAR SPRINGFIELD

Springfield, Mo., Jul 6.---A.B. Rainwater, 72 year old bachelor recluse, was found shot to death in his lonely farm home three and a half miles southeast of Pittsburgh, Mo., Hickory county, at 11 o'clock last night.
Coroner L.A. Glasco estimated that the old man had been dead 48 hours. A shotgun was found nearby.
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