Mark A Mszanski
Harrison's Hotel , Springville Utah
Thu Feb 21, 2019 7:24pm
108.53.201.169


Vince -

Harrisons Hotel was I believe the hotel that a mysterious well dressed woman had checked into coming in from Grand Junction according to your sight. Maybe
Etta? - Who knows - But you seemed to think she fit the description . I believe this was around 1899 .

I came across this article on the famous old Hotel in Springville and wanted to share it -

https://www.heraldextra.com/news/local/springville-settled/article_dbdf12db-d879-502c-ba8a-bb9f5ea700a2.html

Sincerely,

Mark

    • re: Harrison HotelBob Goodwin, Fri Feb 22 5:57am
      The well dressed young lady was most likely Ella Butler, Mont Butler's wife. Mont was probably the "over sized" man she claimed to be her husband. Mont was part of the Robbers Roost gang., and was... more
      • Good Analysis BobMark A Mszanski, Fri Feb 22 7:25am
        Bob and Vince - I had always thought the woman known to us as Ethel Place would be unlikely in this scenario. There is no direct connection as I recall to SK in this scenario - I did however remember ... more
        • Re: Good Analysis Bobvince garcia, Fri Feb 22 5:22pm
          No it's not a really a good analysis. From what Nicholas found, the couple may have gotten married a few days later and are NOT the Butlers (I think Ella was late 20s but could be wrong but that... more
          • Yes, good analysisBob Goodwin, Tue Feb 26 6:07am
            Vince, I never said that Mont and Ella Butler were John F. Ackley and Flora Bailey. Ackley and Bailey were just some random Kansas couple getting married in SLC. If Flora Bailey, soon to be Flora... more
            • btwvince garcia, Wed Feb 27 4:52am
              btw, EB had kind of a bad reputation and notoriety going back to the mid 90s that I know of. I might suppose she would be recognized by the sheriff and marshal, or someone else, (not even dealing... more
            • Re: Yes, good analysisvince garcia, Tue Feb 26 7:32pm
              Well, as you know, I disagree they were a KS couple. They CLAIMED they were, but the girl does not appear in KS birth records. Plenty of guys under the man's name are in records so no help there. I'm ... more
              • re:Bob Goodwin, Thu Feb 28 5:43am
                So your contention is that Flora, the Lady that turned up in Springville the day of the robbery was traveling under her married name Ackley before she was actually married, and not her own maiden... more
                • re:vince garcia, Thu Feb 28 5:05pm
                  I think it is very possible though not 100% conclusive. Yes they would have been in on the robbery. I'm saying the three guys were the Currie gang. The girl I believe was EP but could have been... more
                  • re:Bob Goodwin, Mon Mar 4 6:37am
                    Thanks Vince. I think you have convinced me that Ell Butler was probably not involved in the Springville Robbery. Though her husband Mont Butler probably was. It also appears that Etta Place was not... more
    • Re: Harrison's Hotel , Springville Utah vince garcia, Fri Feb 22 2:38am
      Thank you mark. Very nice. Wish there were photos I just wish I could see the hotel guest books if they still exist somewhere.
      • AckleyNicholas, Fri Feb 22 3:43pm
        So, I'm wondering if this is pertinent, new information or old news! http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/westernStatesRecordDetail.cfm?recordID=315066
        • Re: Ackleyvince garcia, Fri Feb 22 4:59pm
          Pertinent but old news in that you sent it to me before.
          • AckleyNicholas, Fri Feb 22 7:47pm
            OOPS. Good memory. For you, not me.
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