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The Deadly Trout Creek Land Squabble
Episode 281 is dedicated to listener and patron Kimberlee Anderson, who shares a hometown with the defendants in this case. Although first reports said that Mrs. Alice Harris was a widow, it turns out she was a divorcee whose ex-husband was of THE Harris family of Harrisville, Utah. This story seems like it could’ve been a classic John Ford western, a land dispute in the Utah desert that turns deadly. I think maybe Maureen O’Hara as Alice Harris and Robert Mitchum as the wisecracking Tackman.
Culled from the historic pages of the Salt Lake City Herald Republican, the Salt Lake City Tribune, the Ogden Standard, and other newspapers of the era.
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