Wet vs Dry in Gunnison

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 13
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1981
Type Image
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Language eng
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Holding Institution Snow College
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Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
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Title Wet vs Dry in Gunnison
Description defendant, E. L, Swalberg. After the Hearing, the case was decided in favor of B. L. Swalberg and against the contestant Marlnus 3eauregaard. It was then appealed by the contestant to the Supreme Court of the State of Utah on October 16, 1916. The Supreme Court reversed the decision of the District Court and demanded a new trial. case, consenting the case may be heard on December 4, 1916. The result of the election was hereby set aside, vacated, and annulled. The headlines readi THE TERRITORY OF GUNNISON CITY IS WET! But while the trials vrere going on, Gunnison was dry. That was from October 1, 1915, to December 9, 1916. After all other towns in the State had dried up, Gunnison was still wet for a period of 60 days. That made Gunnison thn las* town in the State to go dry. Gunnison Mas really "Little Chicago" then, when no one could buy a drink in Salt Lake City anymore. On February 8, 191?, Governor SiJnon Bamberger signed the Prohibition Bill for the State of Utah. Gunnison City Council minutes Court Records at the Sanpete County Court House Personal recollections of the author Notet The author finished this article for the "Saga" I- contest just one week before he passed away, March 28, 198I. -H5-
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 13
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 324355
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