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father I done he "the on all." in home Yesterday, Frank E. Simmons, admitted gambling and whisky accused of being one of the who took part in the bakery bery, testified against Short, nig the promoter planned the holdup. Other state's witnesses testified support the prosecution's conten: tion Short was familiar with [bakery's habits of handling and banking its money through his visits to the office of the bakery owner, Ben Harrison, former chairman of the State Athletic Commission. Short had occasion to visit Harrison frequently, it was out, in connection with the of passes to sports events Short was promoting. Tells Stohy of Robbery. One of the largest crowds ever seen in a courtroom here listened with death-like stillness as Joe Rorgan, the calm, confident little gunman, told the story of the holdup. Morgan came to Springfield in July, 1933, fresh from the Missouri state penitentiary, and immediately immediately started looking for "jobs to on," he testified. He said he met Short two after he came here, and that told him of plans for the bakery holdup. As the plans were however, Morgan occupied his by robbing two grocery stores, theater, a shoe store, and two automobiles. On the morning of October 18, Morgan said he met Short and Simmons in the neighborhood of bakery, along with Louis Cook, allegedly drove the car in which the bakery bookkeeper was and who is now in jail awaiting trial; and Homer Hight, who is serving two years in the state following a plea of guilty as accessory to the bakery holdup. Short not only hired him, maintained, but he provided a for him. Produced as evidence a .45 automatic, which Morgan identified as the gun.

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  1. Jefferson City Post-Tribune,
  2. 20 Mar 1934, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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