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
Format application/pdf
Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
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Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 323735
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Title The Ephraim Bank Robbery
Description toward the Drug Store which was across the street west of the bank on the corner. I then noticed a car coming from the north with its lights out. It was moving very slowly. It stopped and picked up this man and moved off toward the south. I couldn't find where the car had gone or any further trace of them that night. I was so damn sure even before this incident that a robbery was planned for Ephraim, because they were robbing all over the country. I knew that the Ephraim Bank was the best deal that they could have to rob. It wasn't even a bank. They had a box inside to put money in. All it took was a screwdriver and 3 monkey wrench to open it. I knowed that, and so did they. About two nights after this. Mother (my wife) and I were walking home from town. We met a rough looking fellow about a half a block from our hone. He looked like a real toughy. He passed us and walked on. Annie says, "By Gosh," she says, "There's something wrong with that fellow." And I said, "I guess he's kinda watching where I'm going. I think he is keeping track of me." And mother said, "That don't seem right that a stranger should be walking around out this way that late at night. There's never any strangers come out this way at this hour." Well , we went home and into our house and turned the we had gone to bed. We were watching him from our window in the dark. Finally he left and probably figured we had gone to bed. I layed there on the couch awake until about one o'clock. I got up and thought that I had better go down there because I was agraid Denzil would be scared. Mother was as uneasy about it as I was. She fixed my lunch, and I left. She never even turned the lights out and she didn't go to bed. She stayed up because we both looked for trouble. When I got down town near the old barber shop building, I couldn't find Denzil and figured he had gone home. I was clear stung and dumbfounded. I didn't know what to think of it. Why wasn't he there? There was a light on in the bank and the blinds were pulled down. I didn't really know for sure whether it was bank robbers or the cleaning boys who very often cleaned the -14-
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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 323719
Reference URL