|(President) Ronald Regan Played the part of Sen. George Graham Vest,|
Tribute to a Dog episode of "Death Valley Days"
This is the famous trial held in Johnson County MO Warrensburg 1870
|Celebrating A Football Victory 7-0 of Drury by State Standard of Warrensburg, MO Johnson County Courthouse Lawn |
|January 29, 1916|
Farmer Killed by Cane Cutter, Warrensburg, Missouri
|Tools Too Hot to Handle, Quarry Workers, Warrensburg, MO|
Three prisoners broke jail last night. Finis Bancroft, larceny, J. M. Mayfield, embezzlement, and Sam Sanders, arson. They are still at liberty.
Mules Football Player Dies at Practice 1964
At Central Missouri State college in Warrensburg, MO, Bill Allen, 18, freshman football player died after he ran into a dummy blocking device in practice.Sam Francis, NFL Player, Chicago Bears, Marries Hillie Rich in Warrensburg Missouri
John A. Perdue, Columbus, Missouri (Quantrill)
(Kansas City, Mo.), February 9 1899
Missour Mossback Dead
Warrensburg, MO Feb 8 John A. Perdue, probably the oldest native resident of Johnson County, died at Columbus (Missouri) last night aged 70 years. It was his boast that he had never lived elsewhere than in one residence, have never ridden upon a train or voted other than a Democratic tickets.
Kills Man in Making Arrest Pine Street Shooting Gallery Warrensburg
Warrensburg. Douglas Eads, Jr., 30 years old was mortally wounded here by Night Watchman Howard and died thirty minutes later. The shooting occurred in a shooting gallery on Pine Street. Eads who was a son of Douglas Eads, Sr., cashier at the People's National Bank at Warrensburg, was the proprietor of the shooting gallery and at the time of the tragedy was conducting a competitive shoot for prizes.
SEDALIA, MISSOURI, SUNDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 26, 1909. PRICE FIVE CENTS DOUGLAS EADS, JR., SON OF CASHIER OF BANK OF WARRENSBURG, KILLED. NIGHT WATCHMAN DID THE DEED Dead Man Was Owner of a Shooting Gallery—Quarreled With Patron, Related Arrest and Met Sudden Death. Special to the Democrat-Sentinel. Warrensburg, Mo., Dec. 25.—Douglas Eads, jr., aged 30, was mortally wounded here tonight by Night Watchman Howard and died thirty minutes later. The shooting occurred in a shooting gallery on Pine Street. Eads is a son of Douglas Eads, Sr., cashier of the People’s National bank of Warrensburg, and had been conducting the Shooting gallery. Several patrons entered his place of business to shoot for premiums. During one of the contests an argument arose between Eads and a man named Huffaker over the score made by Huffaker. Night Watchman Howard appeared on the scene and started to arrest both the owner and Huffaker. Eads resisted arrest, saying he would not go to jail. He secured a meat ax and defied arrest. Howard, according to witnesses, waited several minutes, when he again told Eads he would have to go to jail for creating a disturbance. Again Eads objected, saying he would not go Eads then changed his mind, saying that he would submit to arrest, and started to put on his coat, preparatory to going to jail, but suddenly decided for a third time that he would not be arrested. Howard then told him that he (Eads) would have to go to jail, whether he wanted to or not, and if he (Eads) hit him he would be shot. Eads then disarmed himself and defied arrest, and when Howard made another attempt to take him struck at the officer. The latter drew his revolver and fired. Eads fell unconscious to the floor, mortally wounded, and died thirty minutes later. Howard immediately after the shooting gave himself up to the authorities and was locked m jail, pending the result of the coroner’s inquest, which will be held tomorrow. Eads has a wife and two children, while Howard has a wife and four children.