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   Atlantic Cass County Democrat (Newspaper) - November 26, 1903, Atlantic, Iowa                                CASS COUNTY NOVEMBER 23 K t THEY TOOK IT ALL of the Holdup of Rich as Told in the Kansas City ACCOSTED BT TWO Brother Ban When the Holdup Hen Stopped Was Inside of following from the columns of the Kansas City Journal tells of the holdnp of Rich by two men in that city Wednesday Part of the story is as told the Journal report by Rich With the revolvers of two masked highwaymen pointed at his Rich of was held up Eighth between Washington and shortly after 9 oclock lasji night and robbed of money received by him from the sale of a which he carried in two inside pockets cf his Witt Rich was his of who becamefright ened and ran leaving his brother at the mercy of the The latter are described as being big roughly dressed and wearing black masks over their Rich reported the robbery to the police and a general alarm was sent to all outly ing The detective force was put but up to a late hour the highwaymen had not been captur The money taken was from the sale of a farm by Rich in The brothers arrived in Kansas City from Omaha yesterday They had contemplated buying a farm and locating in and were going on today to Bates coun Atfer registering at the Morgan house they walked down to the Union and spent some time It was dark when they decided to return to their On foot they climbed the steps of the Ninth street and on reaching Washington street they turned north to The locality is lonesome and after The streets dimly lighted and are not safe for unarmed The two broth ers turned east on Eighth Rich being a little in When midway between Washington and Broadway the highwaymen step ped from a dark corner between the brothers with the command to Rich to throw up his When be saw the two levolvers gleaming in the Rich ran The highwaymen devoted their atten tion to the other How they knewthat it was he who carried the money is past as Rich claims he never exhibited While one of the robbers covered Rich with a the other ripped the buttons from his vest and extract ed the which was in two pock One portion of it was sewed up between two strips of and the other was in the As soon as the highwaymen gained pos session of the money they disappeared in the When seen at the Morgan house last night Rich said he had been left without a I left home with he which I had in two inside wife had made the vest purposely for The greater part of jthe money was done up in a package placed between cardboard and tied with a TLe rest was in a feather 1 bought two which cost and the rest of our expenses had been c We laid over an hour Or two in Omaha and got into Kansas City about in the In the even ing we went down to the depot and walked back up the steps on Ninth When we got to the top of the incline we were a little bit mud dled as to directions and instead of going straight east to the hotel when we got to Washington street we turn ed By rhe time we got to the next Eighth and I believe it we discovered that we were after looking around a thought we could turn east on Eighth and make it to the hotel all When we turned into Eighth street my brother was a little in ad Vvance of As I came directly even wfeh a pile of lumber by the men stepped out and one told me tofhold up my while the other ripped open my vest with one jerk and riflei my He then took what change I had in ray pants In the meantime my brother had and turning around he the man with the so he ran on down Eighth The fellows jSidnt speak a word other J I than the command to hold up my until they had the and then they told me to make myself scarce and pointed toward the I did not have the nerve to turn around until I had gone some distance and then I could just see them disap going They were both white men and wore bandages over their Joe Blake of Lorah was in the city today and told of having talked with Rich about the Rich told him that had on his person in the manner described in the foregoing It is said by men who are weli acquainted with the Riches that they are rather afraid of banks and would be very likely to carry a large sum with The money Rich had with him was the most of it from the sale of a farm the is brothers and the balance from the sale of a bunch of MOTHERS TEARS Release of Richards KHected by His Mothers The prayers of a mother and the efforts of a soldier brother have proven of avail in the case of now serving a sentence at the Fort Madison penitentiary for connection with the robbery of the Gillette store robbery at Richards is serving a sentence under anassumed his right name being He had kept the fact of his incarcera tion a secret from his family until a short time when he revealed his hoping to be released before be He is in the last stages of con sumption and can live but a short His Sergeant of the regular has secured his parole and will accompany his unfor tunate brother back to the old home in Articles of The artcles of incorporation of the Chautauqna Association were filed in the office of the county recorder yester day The capital stock is in shares of The offic ers Harlan Vice Ernmert Shifflett Ben Then with Jake Rockafellow and are the They hold office until the 1st Monday in The corporation is not liable for more than of the stock sub Each signee of the guaranty is a The corporation shall terminate any a two thirds vote of the stock so There shall be no dividing of profits until dissolution of the Each share holder is liable to the extent of and no Thought He Was A strenuous individual from the vicinity of Adair was taken in tow by the night police about two oclock this He was attempting to kick in the back door at the court thinking it was his home and was in dignant when interrupted by Sheriff Marshall who had been disturbed by the The man had looked tou long upon the wine when it was a beautiful Hold Open Club held an open session last Tuesday evening at the pleasant home of Dan Smith on West About of the members and guests were in attend Miss Erickson read a paper of Sonnets which was the chief part of the Miss Corrie Osborne entertained those present with a vio lin The evening was a pleasant Ida Scholl and Albert were married this Wednes day morning at the court houseJJ Justice Pressnall performing the cere The bride is the widow of the late Leo Scholl and the groom is a well known young farmer of this coun ty Both bride and groom are from REAL ESTATE S H Rudolph and wf to Wm Mae lone swd11 16 03 lot 2 in nw4 ne4 and half lot 2 in sw4 nw4 776 6 2000 H E Hill and wf to J L Stalcup swd 11 1C 03 n 50 to e 120 ft of lot 20 2nd add Massena 000 M E Shultz and h Fran R Garside wd 11 12 03 und lot 8 blk i Mas sena 1 OOt Chas R Leston and wf to A E Had away wd 11 10 03 lot 1 2 b 7 Cum berland 1200 R Smitli to A J Al leii wd 10 27 03 lot 21 blk 11 Mas sena 950 ATLANTIC BOWLERS Defeat Adnlr Team by 43 a Game Kach of the Two Teams HUH The Adair bowling team came over last Monday evening and contested for supremacy with the boys of this The game was played at the Falck alleys and resulted in a vic tory for the local boys by 43 The game was the second these teams have played this season each now having one game to its The third game will be played in the near The McDowell 147 174 Savage Elliott Nels Kundson F isher Totals Troy Swartz Brandt Anderson Kringle Totals 157 108 141 121 123 130 123 180 lf2 127 171 156 162 674 735 768 2177 159 162 126 151 135 111 15S 180 144 187 154 154 123 147 129 752 801 667 2220 California A number of people left this city this Wednesday for the western coast where they will spend the The west bound flyer this morning was run in two sections to accommodate the tourist Among those who went from here are and and Cavenaugh and Miss and These people all went in one Chris Fuhlendorf and McClure left on the second section of the same train for for an extended stay and Thayer and who have been making their home at were on the first section of the train enroute to where they will make their future They are relatives of Robert Colters Altogether there were seventeen tickets sold to the coast this morning at the local a very good showing for one The Salvation the the wonderful and marvelous musician is visiting this city tonight and two following He is a grand cornet player and also plays the clarionette and He hats traveled over nearly all the world and has had many thrilling adventures He has been in prison 49 times in the United States and once in Turkey for preaching the gospel on the He will lecture on the bloody massacre of the helpless Armenians by the Turks on Friday he will give a grand zouo nhone On behalf of the lo cal work admission to this concert will be hy ticket and the admission price will be ten Get your ticknts All should hear and see this wonderful Wednes Thursday and Friday Hall over the Bea Hive Child Hurt With a The infant daughter of William A Her and living in the north west portion of the cut her left wrist quite severely yesterday Friday with a nursing Medical aid was summoned and at last reports the little one was resting easily with no prospects of bad results from the German George Ihneu marketed hogs on Monday last at He received per George was lucky to get in before the toboggan slide started The box social at the Norway school iiouse for the benefit of the band boys was well attended and every one had a good The neat sum of was Desparing of ever winning Fritz Proehl bought a heart at the so cial the other night for one big round dollar of the coin of your Uncle Sams John Claussen was not harrow ing oats last He was just har rowing down some cockle John Freese entertained quite a crowd of old and young folks last Sun day at his pleasent Gerhard Cainpen and wife are the proud parents of a brand new baby Mother and child are doing Herman Kloppeuburg and Karstens made a trip to At lantic on Tuesday Hugh Herren is husking corn for Ostrus at the present John Behreuds bought a box at the social last Saturday He pur chased a box but could not find his They do as Kipling thats another Hugh Herren seems to make rather frequent trips to Eukens on Sun day Wonder what the attrac tion ELKS HOLD SOCIAL Delightful Affair on Monday Their Hull Kveiilng at The Elks held a social session at their hall lait Monday evening at which there was a large Among those present were a number from out of the Red Oak especially well Follow ing was the program Business Meeting Supper consisting of eleven courses of Elks mlik and cheese TOAST Campbell RESPONSES Why are you an Elk Porterfield The faults of our brothres Roscoe Barton Elks I have met Warren Our German brothers Schilling Why did you come to Atlantic RICH What the matter with the Irish Nothin Morrissey What constitutes a good Elk Savage Good of the order Wilder AFTER PART Solo Petit ORang A Tang Van McCurdy Piano Solo Robinson Arabam Dance B Jim Harris That Foot The foot race between George Har rison of Cedar and Thom as Steele of at the fair grounds yesterday Monday afternoon was witnessed by a good sized The race was to have come off at three oclock but it was after four when the final start was Two bad starts were Both runners started once before the pistol went off and a second time Steele was off in the same For the first both were set back three feet andSteele an additional three feet for his bad The third attempt was a go and with the sound of the pistol in the hands of starter Lattig of both Steele and Har rison were off up the Steele lead he having had a slight degree the best of the Steele led till within about forty feet of the wken Harrison closed the gap and according to Van one of the both struck the tape to gether making it a The other says the Illinois man Harrison and some of the spectators say Harrison touched the tape with his hand before Steele reached There are a great many per pie wao assert that Steele beat HairisonJby eight inches and that the teele back ers should be paid the money while others adhere to the belief that the race was a As it seems impossible to agree the best thing to do would be to call the bats off and quit the argument Harrison had had no training and was not at his best He says he can beat Steele and offers to put up the appearance cf he will Holdup and Keturn to Gods and B accompanied by John returned to this city last Sunilay evening from Blake has been at Louis and Kansas City and the Riches at Kansas City and The story of the robbery as told by the men does not differ materially from that publish ed in the Kansas City papers and the associated press The Riches and John Blake arrived in Kansas City Wednesday morning about eight having left this city Tuesday night of lust The Riches stay ed in Kansas City and Blake went to the depot to catch train for But He missed that train and took a later train for Louis where he had some business to attend He left Kansas City at Wednesday morning and reached Louis that The Riches stayed around Kansas City Wednesday and during the course of the evening went to the Union They walked up the viaduct which leads from the station towards town and it was in a dark spot on the way that they were held Rich ran when his brother was being robbed as about which he wanted to save if possible from the robbers Rich had minus the which he paid for the two railroad tickets and what incidental expenses had During all this time Blake was in Louis and when he returned to Kansas City he heard of the robbery and found that the Riches were in He went to met the Rich brothers and all three came home last the going home to Lorah soon after their arrival They had gone to Butler after the robbery to get the return part of theii excursion and met Blake Richs loss is a heavy one and represents years of He happened to be the thats all there is to The who held him evidently did not expect to get so much but simply chanced upon the right man from whom to make the The police captain in Kansas City questioned Blake closely in regard to the case but concluded that he was not implicated after hearing his Had the Riches gone with Blake to Missouri as was Rich would now have either the be lost or a deed to a As it is he is but money on Steele says run Harrison and it is possible might get together The yesterday was 103 5 seconds they time How They Following is the standing of the teams in the Commercial Bowling League for last week Teams Alexanders Expositions Franks Park Highle37 1521 1426 1408 1338 1326 Taken to The remains of Parsons were this Wednesday morning taken to Miss hor daughter and Hill accompanying the body to its last resting Five Mile Frank Nebe spent Wednesdav hunt ing He met with good Beckir has a new barn near ly McCunes will have a box social in the near future for the benefit of the Atlantic Christian Bert Riddell will move to Spring Bert bought KiO acres of A good many sports are hunting ducks and chickens these frosty morn Bob Ballard is now a resident of Five Elmer Gingery and Charley will move to the Red River in the early Elmer went Monday with the Ed Warren made a business trip to Lewis Everett has gone to hauling For ducks or come to Five No grouchy 20 min utes Graham the ever lar was mixed up with two teams Saturday evening while on the road to the fire and as a result of the encounter is wearing a bandage around his head and carries two blackened his limbs are sore and he bears being badly bunged The doctor was on his way to the Pressnall fire Saturday evening and when on the crossing from McCall and Wilders office to the Glass he became aware of the fact that a team of horses was almost upon He had not seen the team in time and it was impossible to get out of the way so he grabbed the pole of the hoping to attract the attention of the and have him The doctor clung to the buggy and called but the driver either did not hear or did not care to for the horses did not lessen their pace When in the vicinity of the Carnegie library building the doctor concluded that as the team would not stop the he could do was to drop on the ground between the horses and let the pass over This he The buggy was a light one and al though he does not remember very distinctly what the doctor says that had the first buggy been all there was to it he would not have been As it was another team and bnggy was coining directly behind the first and passed over bis in juring him in the manner stated He got up after the accident and pick ed up his hat and glasses which were off a ways and made his way He is recovering rapidly from the effects of the accident and will be all right within a short The fel lows who ran over him should be ap prehended and given a lesson in the observance of the rights of In the iiiixup Grahams nose knocked out of but he straightened it out and this morning it was as good looking as any bodys old No A message was received from Omaha Tuesday afternoon that the Dun lap football team has disbanded for the Eeason so the Maroons cannot play them on Saturday IN DISTRICT COURT November Term Now on in Assignment of GRAND JURY COMMENCES Probate Archer and DV ISrown Ileiul Not Have Hearings Judge Thornell today Wednesday made the first assignment of the No vember term and completed the other preliminaries incident to the opening of The grand jury was em panneled yesterday afternoon and com menced its That body is coin posed of Phil Trainer of Union town Ben Wagner of Alliband of D Bell of Vic Taylor of William Hopley of Foreman White of Stone of Anita is clerk to the grand The court bailiff is Sain Wilson and the Grand Juiy Sara Archer who is charged with maintaining a nuisance and Ed Brown of who is charged with were arraigned iri court yes terday and pleaded not guilty to the indictments which have been returned against Herman has been ap pointed administrator of the estate of Harm Jansen and his bondfixed at The administrators of the estates of Ed and have made their final been discharged and their bonds exon The administrator of the estate of Clara Barnett makes annual The case of Mountain Low et al has been continued by The case of Collins Louisa Spangler has been dismissed at plaintiffs The divorce action which was brought by Robinsonn against his Julia has been dis missed at the cost of the Nelson Rice and Garrett Peterson were brought into court today and waived challenge to the grand They were bound over to await the action of that Kice is from Anita and is taking his chances with the grand jury on the charge for breaking and Peterson in the young man who confessed to the robbery of Misner in this city last Orin Burns and Smether are the executors of the last will and testa ment of Judge Thornells assignment is as vs Kigs et al Johnson et al Robert Grant Mary Burnett Smith J Bur Enos Soper Soper et al State of Iowa Ackles State of Iowa State of Iowa Ackles State of Iowa Sain State of Iowa State of Iowa McMahou Robert Little Pottawattamia C Turner Herbert Scarf Citizens Bank B Van Nor man Schmidt and Posner et Anderson adm Danish Baptist Reichenback from Council Bluffs will bold services at the Danish Baptist church Thurs day evening at 8 All Scandina vians cordially Thanksgiving will be held at the Congregational church Thursday at Aston of the Presbyterian church will preach the Everybody invited to Harry Myers of the Park bowling alleys went to Anita this morning on On Monday evening the Civic Club held a meeting at the home of One of its interesting features was a good sense talk by through current news and by helping on with contributed to the enjoyment and pro i fitableuess of the   

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