The gang boarded the train while it was stopped, and uncoupled the passenger cars. They broke open the safe, netting about $96,000 dollars. The robbers were pursued but they broke up and fled throughout the Midwest.
Napoleon stated his support of re-establishing Jerusalem for Jews.
The main French newspaper during the French Revolution, "Le Moniteur Universel," published Napoleon's proclamation in which he called for all the Jews of Asia and Africa to support him in order to re-establish the ancient Jerusalem.
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