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The Ephraim Bank Robbery

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 10
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1978
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6pz56z9
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 323735
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6pz56z9

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Title The Ephraim Bank Robbery
Description :o my apple catcher. How good those apples tasted along with i bread and cheese sandwich! Source: Personal experience THE EPHRAIM BANK ROBBERY J. Ford Anderson Pleasant Grove, Utah Non-Professional Senior Citizen Division First Place Short Story My children have asked me to tell this story which happened in November 1921 in Ephraim, Utah. An attempt was made to rob the Bank of Ephraim and I was the City Marshal. While performing my duties as the City Marshal I noticed several strangers in town both during the day and during the night. Sometimes very late at night. I was very suspicious of these men and I had a feeling that they were up to something suspicious. They seemed to be watching me. Up until now the City Council didn't see any need for the City Marshal to carry a gun. All I carried was a smal1 gun. The city had been quite peaceful with very little violence. The respect for the law that the local people had and It seemed that times were changing some in the Sanpete and surrounding county area. I wss receiving news of rob- beries all over the country. Banks and stores and other businesses were being robbed and I had a feeling that Ephraim for me being suspicious of these strange men that had been appearing on the streets. About a week before this bank robbery happened, I went in to the City Council and asked them to furnish me a good gun. In fact, I asked for two guns, a sawed-off shot gun and a forty-five automatic. I told them how I felt and what I had experienced in the past several weeks, and that I didn't -12-
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol. 10
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 323717
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6pz56z9/323717