INDEX OF ARTICLES RELATED
TO FEUDIN', FIGHTIN', KILLIN'
of St. Francois County
|Chapter 1||Chapter 2||Chapter 3||Chapter 4||Chapter 5||Chapter 6|
|Chapter 7||Chapter 8||Chapter 9||Chapter 10||Chapter 11||Chapter 12||Chapter 13|
|Chapter 14||Chapter 15||Chapter 16||Chapter 17||Chapter 18||Chapter 19||Chapter 20|
|Chapter 21||Chapter 22||Chapter 23||Chapter 24||Chapter 25||Chapter 26||Chapter 27|
|Chapter 28||Chapter 29||Chapter 30||Chapter 31||Chapter 32||Chapter 33||Chapter 34|
|Chapter 35||Chapter 36||Chapter 37||Roots ... In Search of Sam||Hildebrand Appears In New Role|
Hildebrand Seen Again
Grand Jury Indictment Against Samuel Hildebrand and William Pigg (1865)
TRAGIC DEATH OF JAMES TAYLOR AT
DOOLEY - HARRIS FAMILY FEUD
Feud Erupts in Shoot-Out at Doe Run Picnic - Post-Dispatch, Aug. 19, 1900.
Dooley - Harris Preliminary Hearing, Democrat-Register, Aug. 17, 1900.
John Dooley Near Death, St. Francois Herald, Jan. 8, 1902.
John Dooley Death Announcement & Obituary, 1902.
The Dooley-Harris Feud - Written by Henry Thompson
The Feud On Again - Will Harris Meets Instant Death at the Hands of Will Dooley,
St. Francois Herald, Wednesday, July 16, 1902.
Article concerning erroneous report that Bill Dooley had been killed by Frank Harris,
St. Francois County Herald, July 30, 1902.
Frank Harris Badly Wounded (Shoots James Stout Who In Turn Shoots Harris With Shotgun),
Bonne Terre Democrat-Register, Sept. 25, 1903.
James Harris Kills Daniel Sparks, Farmington Times, Jan. 20, 1905.
Bill Dooley Escapes State Hospital No. 4, Bonne Terre Register, Sept. 22, 1905.
Bill Dooley Dying, Bonne Terre Register, May 3, 1907.
Jim Harris Gets His, Bonne Terre Register, May 24, 1907.
Frank Harris Dead, Bonne Terre Register, April 9, 1909.
The Life & Times of Constable Sam Doss
Murder in the Night .... the
1926 Slaying of Constable Sam Doss
(and other articles related to life and death of Sam Doss)
Miscellaneous Misbehaving, Shootings, Killings & Crime-Related Articles
Fatal Stabbing of George W. Simms - The Murderer (Thomas E. Wortham)
at Large (1867)
An Affray Between the Wortham Brothers (1870)
Homicide at Delassus (1870)
Bigamist Husband of Pauline Smith (1905)
Charles Marler Jailed for Making False Civil War Pension Application (1905)
Serious Fight at Masquerade Ball (1906)
Morris Hunt Escapes from State Hospital No. 4 (1906)
Robert Black Shoots Deputy Marshal Justice of Elvins (1907)
John Taylor & Henry Harris Involved In Fight at Davis Crossing (1908)
Mrs. Minor Morris Escapes from State Hospital for Insane (1908)
Steals a Horse and Gets In Jail (abt. 1909-1910)
Beat, Cut & Shot on Hungarian Hill (1912)
Paddy Patterson, Jr. Runs Amuck in Bonne Terre (1912)
Woman Thief Has Cave in Mountains (1914)
Hot Times in the Old Towns of Elvins & Bonne Terre (1916)
Murder of Laura Jane Buxton in Elvins (1917)
Sons of Italy Fight Duel (1917)
Frank Powell Paroled (LBN, Feb. 22, 1918)
Elvins Citizen Forced to Salute Old Glory on Streets Saturday (LBN, July 12, 1918)
Gypsies Run Foul of Law at the County Seat (1919)
Foreigner Who Stole Liberty Bonds at St. Francois Is Attested (LBN, Aug. 8, 1919)
Fortune Teller Predicts Death of Elvins Citizen (LBN, Aug. 13, 1920)
"Child Bride of the Ozarks" Charged With Murdering Step-Daughter With Shotgun (1921)
Gunman Holds Up Kroger Store Manager at Bismarck (LBN, Feb. 15, 1922)
Alleged Auto Thief Wounded In Battle With Officers (LBN July 13, 1923)
Clarence Griffith and Carl Jones Arrested on Robbery Charge (LBN 1923)
Stegall and Bequette Escape from Jail (LBN 1925)
Robbers Shoot Leadwood Man (1925)
Desloge Woman Charged With Homicide After Performing Illegal Operation (1926)
Six Prisoners Break Out of County Jail (1928)
Double Murder at Bismarck, Missouri (1932)
Faulkner Brothers Killed by Flat River City Marshall Schwent (1935)
Ice Pick Murder (1935)
Crown Loan Co. Held Up and Robbed by James Koonce (1943)
Six Prisoners Escape from Farmington Jail (LBN Oct. 22,1948)
Highway Patrol Praised by Holdup Victim (1949)
Two Cantwell Men Found Shot To Death (1955)
Hangings & Lynchings in St. Francois County
The 1880 Public Hanging of Charles Hardin,
(St. Francois County's Only Legal Hanging)
Moonshining, Bootlegging & Gambling in St. Francois County
John Barleycorn Gets a Victim in Farmington (1916)
Officers Raid Craps Game Sunday Morning, Lead Belt News, March 16, 1917)
Bootleggers Given Heavy Fines and Terms in Jail (Lead Belt News, March 23, 1917)
Andrew Tyrpak's Cider Loaded With Alcohol (Lead Belt News, Apr. 6, 1917)
Flat River Fruit Store Charged With Selling Spiked Cider (Lead Belt News, Apr. 13, 1917)
Fined $300.00 for Selling Spiked Cider (Lead Belt News, Apr. 20, 1917)
Leadwood Booze Joints Visited by Officers (Lead Belt News, May 25, 1917)
Wm. Crabdree Charged With Selling Intoxicating Liquor & Assault (Lead Belt New, Nov. 9, 1917)
Elvins City Marshal Arrested (Lead Belt News, Nov. 16, 1917)
Bootleggers' Release Vigorously Protested (Lead Belt News, Apr. 19, 1918)
Injunction Sought In Whiskey Fight (Lead Belt News, May 17, 1918)
Bootleggers "Stool Pigeons" Arrested (Lead Belt News, June 13, 1919)
"Moonshine" Outfit Discovered On Farm On Old Summit Road (Lead Belt News, Sept. 10, 1920)
Gus O. Nations Visited Bonne Terre Bootleggers (Lead Belt News, July 28, 1922)
White Mule Causes Trouble for Men Caught Peddling it at Elvins (Lead Belt News, Dec. 15, 1922)
Officers Raid Frank Vallo's Place in Bonne Terre (Lead Belt News, July 13, 1923)
Vallos of Bonne Terre Arrested for Bootlegging (Lead Belt News, Aug. 31, 1923)
Vallo Place at East Bonne Terre Closed (Lead Belt News, Sept. 7, 1923)
Booze Joints and Gambling Dens Raided This Week (Lead Belt News, September 21, 1923)
Officers Made 2 Raids in Bonne Terre Sunday Afternoon (Lead Belt News, Sept. 28, 1923)
Long Sought Bootlegger Bagged (Lead Belt News, Nov. 30, 1923)
John Thomas Forshee/Forchee - Legendary St. Francois County Bootlegger
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