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Old 01-31-2020, 09:41 PM
 
Location: StlNoco Mo, where the woodbine twineth
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The Southeast Missourian (Cape Girardeau) March 2, 1920 Pg2

SUSPECT CARRIES BIG SUM OF MONEY

St. Louis, Mar 2.-- A total of $8,630, including a number of $100 and $50 treasury notes and several $10 gold pieces, was found in the pockets of a man who said that he was William Doering, 28 years old, staying at the Metropole Hotel, who was arrested at Jefferson and Cass avenue this afternoon on suspicion of having been implicated in several recent safe robberies in Illinois.
The police say that Doering has served two penitentiary sentences for safe robbery.
With Doering was a man recognized as George Gerhardt, 28 years old, 207 Missouri avenue, East St. Louis, who, the police say, is now at liberty on bond in connection with a recent bank robbery at Harvel, Ill. Gerhardt was also taken to police headquarters.




University Missourian (Columbia) September 19, 1912

FINED $300 FOR SELLING LIQUOR

Alfred Allen, a negro, was arrested and fined $300 and cost this morning for selling liquor.




Woman Found Beaten To Death 1938

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Old 02-01-2020, 05:25 AM
 
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Frank Pokreske
1911 Murderer

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In September 1920, Thomas Bly Ginger, a young barber, was shot and killed by a traveling salesman named Paul Jones on the streets of Canalou, New Madrid County. Jones accused Ginger of paying too much attention to his wife.
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Old 02-01-2020, 08:57 AM
 
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Mistaken For A Robber 1895

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Potosi Journal May 8, 1895 Pg4

Lon Minks, Jim Boyer and Bud Harper, of near Anthony's Mill, Johnson Township, were lodged in the county jail last Saturday, to await action of the grand jury.
They are charged with robbing hen-roosts and smoke-houses, and generally terrorizing the above neighborhood.
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Old 02-01-2020, 03:02 PM
 
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Columbia Evening Missourian August 22, 1921

BOY CONFESSES KILLING

Granite City, Ill., Aug 22.-- John Dorman, 16, today confessed that his father, Arthur Dorman, 38, a farm hand, murdered his mother and buried her in a shallow grave in a wheat field near the home. Young Dorman was arrested at Junction, Ill., today and charged with murder.
The body of the woman was found in the field June 16 and first was thought to be that of Mrs. Serena Gilliland, but Mrs. Gilliland later came here from Ohio.




Viola Chapman Murder 1950

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Old 02-01-2020, 07:29 PM
 
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Man Robbed In St. Louis 1901

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St. Louis Republic August 3, 1903 Pg3

ALLEGED BURGLARS CAPTURED

Peter Waters and Joseph Sither were arrested in a restaurant at No. 417 North Seventh street early yesterday morning while attempting to rob the place, police say.
Patrolman Eich saw Waters on the inside of the restaurant and asked an explanation of his presence there. Waters ran to the rear, but was caught. Sither was caught on the outside.
The police charge that Waters had in his possession a duplicate key when searched at the Central station. Sithers, the police say, confessed that he and Waters had planned to rob the restaurant. The men did not take any property.
Waters is a dishwasher at the Swain House, Sixth and Market streets. Sither lives in East St. Louis.
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Old 02-02-2020, 06:08 AM
 
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The Laclede Blade April 4, 1913

ATTEMPTED BURGLARY

An attempt to burglarize J.B. Patrick's store Monday night resulted in failure. Entrance was effected through a rear window of the hardware room, but the door leading into the main building was barred. Then the heavy plate glass in the hardware room door was broken and the bolt thrown back, but the main lock on the door kept the burglar or burglars out. There was no clue, but some suspects are being watched.




The Chariton Courier October 3, 1884

The Salem, Mo., post office was broken into last week and robbed of $200 belonging to the postmaster, and some registered letters and five watches belonging to Mr. Bowman, a jeweler.


At Fordland Station, Mo., a drunken man threw a coal oil lamp at G.V. Weston, a saloon keeper. His clothes caught fire and he was fatally burned.






On May 17, 1905, James Beaver shot Henry Surbrugg in the hip after Surbrugg beat him with a whip on board a Frisco train at Lamar. The trouble was the result of a lawsuit between the parties.
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Old 02-02-2020, 09:27 AM
 
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The Farmington Times May 22, 1914 Pg3

CHICKEN THIEF IN TOWN

The prowling thief has been hard at work here for several weeks and on Saturday night continued his bad work but this time changed his manner of theft.
Sometime between Saturday night and Sunday morning, robbers entered the chicken house belonging to Dave Robinson, who lives near the public school, and took four nice fat Plymouth Rock hens.
He had not thought of locking the door in the evening and on arising in the morning he noticed the flock of chickens in his garden and on investigating found that four were missing and they have not as yet returned.




Albert Engler
1901 Robber

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On May 6, 1904, Frank Johnson, a horse dealer, was beaten and robbed of $85 by James Troutman, Robert Kearney and David Mason in Hemple, Mo.
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Old 02-02-2020, 01:41 PM
 
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The Butler Weekly Times November 17, 1904 Pg2

REWARD FOR SLAYER OF MISS ROSA BUTTS

Marshall, Mo., Nov 12.-- Prosecuting Attorney Lynch appeared before the county court here today and asked that they offer a reward for the arrest, trial and conviction of the murderers of Rosa Butts, who was killed on the night of November 2.
He stated that it was necessary that this should be done to enable the county officers to discover the perpetrators of the crime.
The court then made an order offering $250 reward for the arrest and apprehension of the person or persons who committed the murder to be paid when the guilty person shall be tried and convicted.

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Old 02-02-2020, 05:24 PM
 
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Southeast Missourian (Cape Girardeau) April 4, 1919

POPLAR BLUFF HAS AUTO HIGHWAYMEN

According to the Poplar Bluff American, Frank Nickless, an employee of the Missouri Public Utilities Company, was held up by an auto highwayman the other morning. He was on his way to work when a car stopped and a man with a handkerchief over his face held him up.
Three others in the car waiting for the job to be completed, after which they drove away.




Ripley County Democrat (Doniphan, Mo) June 6, 1906


Two men by the names of Otis Mackham and John McBee, made their escape from the county jail at Fredericktown last week. Both were charged with assault with intent to kill.

Three negroes were killed at a colored ball in Pemiscot County. All parties in the fight were shot to death.

An 18-year-old boy at Charleston last week stole a suit of clothes and a quart of whisky, and is now supposed to be in Kentucky celebrating the homecoming.
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Old 02-02-2020, 08:27 PM
 
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Couple Rob 12-Year-Old Boy of $4 In 1896

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Deepwater World (Deepwater, Mo) July 9, 1902 Pg3

LEFT A " TRADE MARK " BEHIND

Five strangers entered the express office at Blackwell and robbed the safe. They beat the night operator, J.H. Johnson, until he was insensible. They then cut a gash nine inches long across his chest, saying that it was their trademark. They then shot the station clock to pieces and demolished the furniture around the building. Johnson may die.


Bank Of DeepWater Safety Deposit Vaults For Rent

https://www.newspapers.com/clip/3108...epwater_world/
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