Springfield. Mass., March 2'J. - The thronh freight train on the Boston and Albaiiy roa'l. which left this city at 1U o'clock at night. was suddenly stopped by application of airbrakes by unknown parties about three miles west of Springöeict. InvcsMíjation showed that une of the cars had been occnpied by robbers, who liad opened several cases filled with shoes and af ter seonringsufficient booty had stopped the train and escaped in the darkuess.