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   Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - August 18, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia                               'ATLANTA VOL. XXII ATLANTA, GA., MONDAY MORNING, AUGUST 189O. PBICE FIVE CENTS. AT JAMES' OLD STAND. SUCCJ2SSJFITJ, NINETY THOUSAND DOLLARS TAKEN. Seven Blasted Men Hold Up a Missouri Pacific Train and Itiflo the Express Car Daring and Sensational Crime. KANSAS CITY, Mo., August lim- ited Kansas City express, on the Missouri JPacific, was held up by seven highwaymen at Otterville, Mo., early this evening and robbed of of express matter. The train was crowded with passengers, and the safe of the express company was stuffed with money much it to western banks. The train left Tipton, Mo., at 3 o'clock a. in. Two mysterious figures were seen by the engineer lurking around the for- tvard end of the train, but no particular attention was paid to them. after leaving Tiptoii the fireman Jnrned towards the tender to fire up the and looked squarely into the muzzle of o revolvers in the hands of two masked men who were lying on their faces 011 top of the coal. They had evidently "boarded the forward platform of the "blind" mail car at that place and were crawling over the tender towai-d the engine. One of them covered the fireman with his revolver, while the other took care of the engineer. They were told to hold up their hauda. "Xow you. run this train to Otterville wa- ordered theleader, "and stop there. If vnu attempt to stop at any other place or give a signal of alarm, you'll be dead men." And the robbers placed their weapons close the heads of their victims. L The engineer and firemau could only obey. Otterville water tank stands in "robbers, Cut." This is where Jesse James com- ijiitted one of his boldest robberies and is at the bottom oE a steep grade. "When the train approached it the engineer had difficulty in attempting to bring tho engine to a stand-still. His attempts wore -redoubled when the loader of the two rob- bers pressed the muzzle of his revolver against the engineer's temple and the  brakemen firemen and switchmen was held here today The hall where the three meetings were belt was crowded at each session. The object o the meeting was to discuss the different phases ofj in their several departments, and t een healed. Tho chairman of tho state lommitteo elected by the recent convention las called his committee to meet on the 21st, while the regular democratic state convention meets on the The old committee refuses to recognize the new committee, and, it is said, will go on and manage the campaign. It is also rumored they will bo recognized by the national democratic committee. THERE WILL EE TWO TICKETS. The straightout democrats will make another fight in the state convention ia September, and it is now regarded as almost certain that there will be two democratic state tickets in the tield. The state republican convention has been called for tho 17th of September, and it is :iot impossible that a ticket may be put out. WELCOMED IX RUSSIA. Emperor "William's Visit Meets tlae Approval of the Newspapers. ST. PETERSBURG, August 17 The news- lapers here extend a friendly welcome to Em- peror "William. They admit the sincerity of lis pacific declarations, and declare that Russia is disposed to co-operate with him. At ;he same time they hold that Emperor Wil- liam ought to operate in Vienna rather than in St. Petersburg, seeing that Kussia will only accept a solution, of the Bulgarian question in conformity with the Berlin treaty, which has been violated with Austrian, complicity. The Grashdanin attributes great importance to the meeting-, and hails the German em- peror's visit as an augury of peace. The czar and czarina have arrived at Karva. After accepting from the authorities the cus- tomary offerings of bread and salt, they drove to Polowtseff villa, the route being lined with enthusiastic crowds. _ On His Way to Narva. KEVAL, August 17. Emperor William ar- rived hero at noon today. The Russian squad- ron fired a salute in honor of the German ves- sels. Grand Duke Vedimir received the emperor on his lauding. The town was richly dec- orated with fiaga and great enthusiasm was manifested by the immense crowds in the street. The emperor received a deputation of Ger- man residents, and afterward inspected the Viborg regiment, tho officers of which pre- sented him with bread and salt on platters, carved for the occasion by the soldiers. The emperor addressed the regiment briefly in Russian. The troops responded with cheers. The emperor, with Prince Henry, Chancel- lor von Caprivi. and suite then started for Narva. _ In Memory of the Cardinal. LONDON, August 17. There were special sermons in all the Catholic churches yesterday on the late Cardinal Newman. At Hawarden, "Lead, Kindly Light" was sung, and, Mr. Gladstone read the lessons. Cardinal Manning will deliver a funeral oration in Crorapton oratory on "Wednesday. The Chronicle says that Monsignor Stones will succeed Cardinal Newman, Rev. JMr. Massey, an American Episcopalian of Paris, declined to make special mention of Cardinal Newman's death, saying he could never for- give Newman's secession. France Should bo Beard. PARTS, August 17. Tho monument to the late Admiral Courbet was unveiled today at Abbeville. M, Etienne, under secretary for the colonies, in a speech declared that, when a nation possessed such sailors and warriors as Courbet, it was time for her to emerge from her isolation and make her voice heard and respected everywhere. _ Xh.e Two Kulers Together. NABVA, August 17. The czar met Emperor "William at the station at 8 o'clock this even- ing. The greetings of the two rulers were of a cordial character. The czar was attired in a German uniform. The emperor and czar en- tered a carriage and drove to the imperial villa. The route to the villa lined troops. _ Tlie View of It. LOSDOK, August 17. The News says the Behring sea blue "book shows the pitiful sophistries to which Elaine is reduced in try- ing to justify a high-handed proceeding. America's claim is repugnant to common sense, and only needs to be stated to be de- feated. _ Famine .Fever Sn DUBLIN, August 17- In Skibberecn a meas- ure of potatoes which last year sold at sells at lOd. The crop ia certain to be exhausted by October. The famine fever has appeared in Blasket island, on the west coast of Ireland Fires at 3ttanc1ie6ter. IiOHBOS. August The Queen's theater at Manchester "has beeu destroyed by fire There was uo loss of life. The Hollands at Slillsnlatttaff. near Man Chester, has been burned loss, A Terrible Cyclone. PABJB, August A cyclone and hallstoro in the department of Aube today ravagei eighteen comm ones, destroying harvested an e allowed to call up bills for passage under st suspension of the rules. Under this order, tho committee on education, if it bo reached in the call, will seek to pass the senate bill to ex- ,end additional aid to agricultural colleges. Che committee on agriculture is to have tho loor Tuesday, and possibly for several days in order to dihcubs and act upon tbo compound lard and meat inspection bills. When these measures are disposed of, it is pos- sible that the labor committee may have a day, if the elections committee does not in sist on pressing the pending contested eiectio: case. President lizeta of Salvador TF1U Begin Hos- tilities Today. CITY OF MEXICO, via Galveston, August 17. A dispatch from Guatemala says that Presi- dent Barrillas yesterday received members of ;he diplomatic corps who called to ascertain lis termi of peace. He responded that the only terms were the retirement of Ezeta from ;he government of Salvador, and the re-estab- .ishinent of the state of affairs existing prior ;o the death of Meneiidez ou June 22d; and that Salvador treat Honduras and Guatemala as allies, and not foster rebellion against either government. Governor Carnxcosa, of Chiapas, telegraphs that state forces have been active in prevent- ng the crossing of Mexican and Guatemalan refugees into Guatemala with revolutionary ntent, but numbers of Mexicans have gone to 5alvador, where tliey are offering their er% ices. Presideut Diaz has ordered the authorities >n the frontier to exercise too strictest rigi- iencfl to preserve neutrality toward Salvador. Ct is presumed that President Ezeta, of Sal- will open hostilities tomorrow. THE LAST DISPATCH Sent by Lord Salisbury to Secretary Blaine, LONDON, August Lord Salisbury's last dispatch to Secretary Blaine is dated August 2d and in it he quotes from historical docu- ments in support of his contention that Eng- .and had refused to admit Russia's claim to exclusive jurisdiction m er Behring sea as as- serted in tho ukase of 1821. He says It is impossible to admit that tlie ripht to fisb. and catch seals in the can be held to bo abandoned bv a nation from the mere fact tiiat lor a certain number ol years It has not suited too subieets of that nation to such rights. [t must bo remembered th.it the existence of British Columbia H colony and the development of the colony's shipping interests are compar- atively recent. Ho then announces Great Britain's willing- ness to submit the question to impartial arbi tration. __ _ A. Balloon Expedition to the Kortb. Foltf PAHIS, August The French aeronaut, Bresaron, and Astronomer Hennite propose to make a balloon expedition to the north pole, starting from Spitzbergen. Cb-olera In Mecca and Jcddali. CONST ASTJS of LE, August Thirty-lour persons died from cholera, in Mecca yesterday.. and twenty-eight died in Jeddah. At Cairo. CAIRO, August There have been eigli- teen deaths from cholera among tho pil- grims at Ellor quarantine. To Enforce Peace. ST. PETERSBURG, August Kussia hfta ordered rifles in France. She Moves "Well. SAN FEA.VCISCO, August The new cruiser San Francisco during a preliminary trial trip on the bay yefterday, developed the highest, rate of speed which, uas yet talced. Information has been received by liable parties that with 120 pounds of steasa. and 120 revolutions her speed was at the rate? of 19i knots per hour, which is of a knot over the contract requirement, BASEBALI. YESTERDAY. At Columbus, 14 base hits, 18 errors, 0 Syacuse, 1 base hits. C errors. 3. EiST-oa and O'Connor; 3Iar3 and Barko. At St. Lou'a-St. Louis 2 base hits, 4. Athletics, 4: base hits, 7; errors. 1. -Hart and Weils; Hughes aud Baldwin. Goiro. EWSPAPERl   

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