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
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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 gun to me sooner. I could have captured them if I could have found the shells in the old barber shop. Or if I had of just thought to hold one shell back. Well, I didn't get either of these things done. The robbers had left the bank and gone up the street through the Denzil Beal's (the night watchman) lot. George Sorenson, who lived just up the street heard the shooting and came down the street, accompanied by Byron Kofard who lived in La s 11 e valley and was visiting George. They were across the street and east of the bank. They tried to help me but they didn't know where I was and was afraid to shoot. There were several people in the same boat who would have helped had they known just what to do. These people all had guns. The robbers had escaped wnen I oot bdck Trom Harvey s with the gun. The Sheriff had been called. Josie Olsen, who was the country. we followed them. When we got to Fountain Green, Utah, we found the Mayor robbers go by them. They could nave easi 1 y shot their tires, but didn't know for sure just who they were, and it is not We then followed them down Salt Creek Canyon. It was getting light then. We noticed a car parked by a cabin, but we thought it belonged to the people in the cabin, so we didn't check. We went on down into Nephi and found Nephi officers there watching and waiting. They informed us that no one had gone through there. The manager of the Nephi Bank was there and he came over to me and said, "Say, do you know what I would do for you, if you had saved my bank as you did the one in Ephraim?" I said, "No, what would you do?" -16-
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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 323721
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