Miston Train Robbery

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Miston Train Robbery - RICH HAUL Made By Two'Robtiers, Who Hold I p...
RICH HAUL Made By Two'Robtiers, Who Hold I p Train at Miston, Tenn. Bandits Take $12,000, But Pass I'p Silver. SfSCIlI. DIsriTCB TO TBI S)t!llB. pyersburg, Teen., October 18. A passenger train on the Chicago, Memphis and Gulf Railroad was held up by two robbers to-day at Miston, Trim., about ten miles north of this city. The express-car safe was opened and 112.000 In currency taken by the bandits. The robbers overpowered Wm. Cham bl In. the express messenger, and took the kejf to the safe from him. The stolen money was In transit from the First Natlonnl Bank and the Bank of Commerce,, at Memphis, to bunks at Itidnely and Tlptonvllle, Tenn. The robhers were forced to leave be- n l nil s-i.-iou in silver. it proved too heavy a load for them. The robbery waa not revealed until the tram had passed several stations. Bloodhounds have been sent out from Dyershurx. Tenn , and oftlerrs are on the trail of the rubbers.

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  1. The Cincinnati Enquirer,
  2. 19 Oct 1917, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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