Robberies SW MO 1917
Three Admit Bank Robberies. ' Joplin, Mo., Feb. 23.—Confessions,; according to the police, were obtain-j ed yesterday from Umti- of four men an"d arl ' ested bv the W* Police connect- mil- can ing them with bank robberies in 'southwest Missouri. The prisoners in |are Hoy (Arkansas Tom) Daugherty, (Jesse Tuttle, Willard Massee and Al-l bert Johnson. All but Tuttle are ac and I I cused of robbing the Farmers Miners 1 Bunk at Oronogo, Mo., Dec. I !,„ , , „ .„.. „. b ' '' ., of. $2,400. The tour are charged] charged) with robbing the Bank of Fairview at' Fairview, Mo., on Jan. 15, of $5,000.| Tuttle. Massee and Johnson were taken to Neosho last night for trial. Daugherty is said by the police to have been a member of the Dalton gang that operated in Kansas and Oklahoma and later was with the ) Doolin gang of robbers. He was convicted convicted of killing a member of a posse that battled with the Doolin gang after after a bank robbery and sentenced to fifty years in the Oklahoma penit^n- tiary. He was paroled after serving seventeen years.