130 years ago today - Jul 10, 1883

[Apostle Wilford Woodruff Journal] On the 10 July 1883 David P Rich Son of Charles C Rich and Rudolph Smith Adopted Son of Elias Smith went into Zions Savings Bank a little after 4 oclok & David Rich Struck Br B. H. Schetler with a rod of Iron with a not on such as goes through the End gate of a waggon and split his scalp down from the schull in the shape of a horse shoe down over his face. They knocked him down with the intention of robing the bank. David Rich gathered up about $200 in gold and put [it] in his pocket. By that time Br Dunbar Came to the Door & asked what was the Matter and as he Entered the Door Rudolph Smith ran out first & David Rich followed But they were soon Arested and in Jail.

Dr Benedic was soon there & I was present when they sowed his head up. It was a Bold Daring Robery and most of the Money was obtained which Rich took. I did not hear that Smith got any. This is the result of Drinking & Carousing.

[Source: Wilford Woodruff's Journal: 1833-1898 Typescript, Volumes 1-9, Edited by Scott G. Kenney, Signature Books 1993, http://amzn.to/newmormonstudies]

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