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Old 12-04-2019, 03:01 PM
 
Location: StlNoco Mo, where the woodbine twineth
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Counterfeiters Arrested 1896

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The Farmington Times February 6, 1914 Pg5

SLUGGED AND ROBBED

Daniel Bess, while buying some drinks Wednesday night at the Home Saloon in Farmington, exposed a roll of bills amounting to $60.
About 9 o'clock he left for his home in the northwest part of the city. Thirty feet from his gate he was knocked down and robbed of about $57. He had received a blow to the side of his head by his assailants.
After spending most of the night rounding up suspects, "Jock" Blackwell, colored, was arrested and placed in jail. Bess identified him as one of his attackers, but no money was found on his person.
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Old 12-04-2019, 07:09 PM
 
Location: StlNoco Mo, where the woodbine twineth
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Iron County Register March 4, 1915 Pg7

Three men, who recently held up the cashier and robbed a bank at Duenweg, a mining town four miles east of Joplin, obtaining $1,800, within four hours had confessed according to officials, waived preliminary trial and were held for trial in the circuit court.


Frank James died at the old Samuels home, three miles from Kearney, the other day, following a final stroke of apoplexy.
He was 73 years old. He had been ill all winter, suffering a first stroke last November.


The office of P. Alquist, master car builder for the Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railway at Sedalia, was broken into recently and fourteen pay checks were stolen from the chief clerk's desk. The total amount of the checks is not known.







History Of The Carter County Sheriff's Office

https://www.cartercountymosheriff.org/page.php?id=2
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Old 12-05-2019, 06:06 AM
 
Location: StlNoco Mo, where the woodbine twineth
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The Evening Missourian (Columbia) August 25, 1919

AUTOMOBILE STOLEN AT CHAUTAUQUA

An automobile belonging to Wyckliffe McKenzie was stolen at the Chautauqua grounds last night while Mr. McKenzie was attending the meeting. The police have no clues.





Kansas City Journal December 24, 1897 Pg2

HORSE AND CATTLE THIEVES BUSY

Webb City, Mo., Dec 23.--Horse and cattle thieves are at present working in this vicinity. Within the past few days a number of beef cattle have been stolen and sold to butchers, and last night three horses, two buggies and two sets of single harness were stolen in this city and immediate vicinity.





In September 1886, Fred Priestly stabbed William Donoho to death in Kansas City during a quarrel over a woman named Jennie Hodrick.
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Old 12-05-2019, 09:30 AM
 
Location: StlNoco Mo, where the woodbine twineth
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Potosi Journal February 13, 1895 Pg2

August Young was found guilty at Sheffield, Mo., of stealing jam valued at six dollars and sentenced to twelve years in the penitentiary.




Meat Store Robbed 1972

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Rich Hill Tribune October 27, 1904 Pg7

A Hartsburg woman heard a burglar entering her house one night last week and she emptied her husband's revolver at him.
When she saw he had escaped uninjured, she sat down and said: " Oh, if only I had my rolling pin."
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Old 12-05-2019, 01:41 PM
 
Location: StlNoco Mo, where the woodbine twineth
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Morgan County Democrat (Versailles Mo) February 24, 1905

Bob Adkison, who shot Add Hays at a dance near Excelsior, this county, last week, was arraigned before Justice James M. Clifton Saturday and fined $50 for carrying concealed weapons, and released on bond till circuit court for the shooting of young Hays. His bond was fixed at $500.





Columbia Evening Missourian August 12, 1921

CRUSHES WIFE WITH HOE

Kansas City, Aug, 12.---After crushing his girl-wife with a heavy hoe, Edgar B Payne, 37, tenderly carried her into their home, placed her on the bed and ended his own life with a razor last night, according to police reports today.
Neighbors said the couple were quarreling shortly before they were found. No one seemed to know the cause.
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Old 12-06-2019, 05:25 AM
 
Location: StlNoco Mo, where the woodbine twineth
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Mansfield Mirror (Wright County) April 1, 1915 Pg2

CAPTURED IN KANSAS

Deputy Sheriff John N. Pryor was here Monday on his way to Hartville with Charles Hake, who was arrested in Kansas on a charge of burglarizing the Cantrell store at New Grove.





August 26, 1919

Two men, strangers in Columbia, cut the lock on the Boone county jail at about 3:45 this morning, entered the jail, released B.F. Ranger and Sallie Goodman and escaped with the two in an automobile. Four other prisoners stayed in the jail voluntarily.
All Western Union wires had been cut. Ranger was arrested two weeks ago charged with passing $180 in worthless checks. The Goodman woman was serving a sentence for improper actions several weeks ago.





Truck Burglars 1920

https://www.newspapers.com/clip/3146...utstein_store/
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Old 12-06-2019, 10:40 AM
 
Location: StlNoco Mo, where the woodbine twineth
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Robert Roberts, the " Chicago Guerrilla "
Notorious 1800s pickpocket, bank robber and flimflam man.
He was sent to the penitentiary for picking pockets in Kansas City in 1885.






Cape Girardeau Democrat January 9, 1892

ROBBED ON HER WEDDING TOUR

Mary Cullen, of St. Louis, married John Anderson, and he stole $1,200, all she had, while on their wedding tour in the east.


HAD REVENGE

Esau Rivens shot Sam Spratt dead at Wallace, Buchanan county, after having been whipped by Spratt in a fist fight.




Kansas City Journal December 24, 1897 Pg3

WATCH THE CHICKEN'S TOES

If you buy a chicken for Christmas and the nail of its right hand toe is missing, it was stolen from R.M. Moss, of 3120 Kansas avenue.
Mr. Moss reported to police yesterday that his hen house had been broken into Wednesday night and 36 chickens thus marked stolen.
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Old 12-06-2019, 08:34 PM
 
Location: StlNoco Mo, where the woodbine twineth
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Kansas City Journal December 24, 1897 Pg3

ROBBED A GROCER'S SHOW WINDOW

E.M. Phipps, a grocer at Independence avenue and Locust street, reported to the police yesterday that a front window of his store had been broken late Wednesday night by someone who threw a brick against it, and 500 cigars, two caddies of tobacco, and 100 pennies had been stolen through the opening.




Chariton Courier July 11, 1884 Pg2

The Governor recently pardoned F.J. France, who was convicted of murder in the second degree in St. Clair county in 1880, and sentenced to the penitentiary for 40 years. His pardon was recommended by prominent officials in this state, Kentucky and Kansas.




Kansas City Journal December 24, 1897 Pg3

NEGRO TAPS A TILL

The till of the branch office of the Jackson laundry at 722 Walnut street, was robbed Wednesday evening of $2.65. The police have a description of the thief, a negro.




Kansas City Journal December 24, 1897 Pg3

FOOTPADS IN THE ANNEXED DISTRICT

James J McCarty, who claims to be a switchman for the Suburban Belt Railway, went to police headquarters yesterday morning and had Surgeon Longan sew up a long scalp wound in the back of his head. He said he had met two men near Sheffield late Wednesday night, while returning to Kansas City from a visit, who assaulted him with a club and robbed him of $4.65.
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Old 12-06-2019, 11:08 PM
 
Location: StlNoco Mo, where the woodbine twineth
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Mansfield Mirror April 22, 1915

STARLING CONFESSES ROBBERY

" Jinks " Starling, recently arrested at Springfield for robbing the Willow Springs post office, has confessed and the stolen stamps have been recovered from their hiding place near Willow Springs, and the officials from Springfield passed through here last night on their way back from Willow Springs to Springfield.


Jinks Starling booking sheet

https://www.worthpoint.com/worthoped...ing-1866828413



Other news articles about him.

https://www.newspapers.com/clip/3624...pringfield_mo/



https://www.newspapers.com/clip/3929...obber_article/
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Old 12-07-2019, 06:27 AM
 
Location: StlNoco Mo, where the woodbine twineth
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All From The St. Joseph Observer September 16, 1922 Pg5


Thieves entered the home of Ralph McLaury, 2211 Penn, Tuesday night and stole a pair of pants, $4 in money and the contents of three children's banks. The banks belonged to the children of P.F. Hines, 1007 Mitchell avenue.

Five hundred cigars,fifty pounds of chewing tobacco and a considerable quantity of groceries were stolen from the Morris grocery, 2707 Ashland avenue, Tuesday night.

Henry Hesse's Studebaker was stolen Monday and taken to the Platte river, where it was found Tuesday stripped of everything that could be carried off.

A bold thief threw a rock through the window of J.E. Gabbert's home, 5821 King Hill avenue, at 1 o'clock Tuesday morning, leaped inside, grabbed two toilet boxes which he evidently thought were jewelry boxes and decamped with three shots fired by Gabbert who was chasing him.






Marble Hill Press February 2, 1911 Pg3

2,000 ST. LOUIS LETTERS STOLEN

Springfield.---A transfer mail pouch from train No. 105, intended for train No. 6, from Springfield for St. Louis, was stolen from the platform of the Mill street station. The pouch contained 2,000 letters.
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