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There were plenty of thieves plying their trade in Ennis in the 1880’s but they all weren’t the kind of bandits we’re familiar with from TV westerns. In 1887 a real state broker named G.S. Curtis was arrested by two deputy sheriffs and transported to Waxahachie on charges of embezzlement and misappropriation of funds in the amount of $400. but Curtis was full of confidence on his arrest, telling friends he could readily pay the bond of $1,000, and would be back in Ennis by the end of the day. Read stories like this and more in your latest edition of The Ennis News. Be informed, subscribe today!

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Posted by on Feb 24 2018. Filed under About Ennis, History of Ennis. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

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