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The Bank of Waynesville the morning after the robbery. A slab of steel was hurled through the large window at far right. Hundreds of citizens viewed the damage over the next three days. Courtesy of Jim Mitchell.

“Cussed and Discussed” The 1917 Waynesville Bank Robbery

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The following article first appeared in the 2017 edition of the Old Settlers Gazette published by the Old Stagecoach Stop Museum & Foundation in Waynesville, Missouri. Each year the publication is provided free of charge, thanks to enthusiastic advertisers, in anticipation of the Old Settlers Day festival held in July. Past issues are available online at www.oldstagecoachstop.org. Pulaski County Tourism…

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Downtown Saint James, Missouri. Image by Laura (Abernathy) Huffman for Population 91.

Missouri’s Route 66 Gems: Saint James & Waynesville

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We seek out the timelessness of the Mother Road. The byway promises a return to a simpler, unhurried time. But in our quest to find each Route 66 relic and artifact we rush past the smaller towns that provided the fibrous material that formed the cross country highway which connected us all. By Laura (Abernathy) Huffman I have deep affection,…

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Tuesday Night Band of Gypsies

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Via www.gypsyjib.com The Pulaski County Democrat 9 June, 1905 Page 5 A band of Gypsies, those strange and curious people of the far east will be encamped in the Court House square next Tuesday night and will not only entertain you in their songs and music but will serve cake, ice cream and lunch. These people are under the auspices…

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Who Poisoned The Jack?

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AN ATTEMPT WAS MADE TO POISON COMPANY JACK Sheriff Lee Baker Makes An Arrest Tuesday. On the night of Monday, May 28th an attempt was made to poison the big jack recently purchased from the Ravenwood Stock Farm, in Cooper county by a number of Waynesville citizens. The animal was being kept by W.L. Vaught, one of the owners, in…

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