** FILE ** Jesse James and others tried to rob a bank in Northfield, Minn., in 1876. Adelbert Ames was among the locals who assembled to drive off the robbers. (Historical Society of Missouri)

** FILE ** Jesse James and others tried to rob a bank in Northfield, Minn., in 1876. Adelbert Ames was among the locals who assembled to drive off the robbers. (Historical Society of Missouri)