September 9, 1910

In Columbia, a reward was being offered for the capture of a thief.  Someone had stolen one ear of corn from the garden of T.T. Wade. 

This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.

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