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Getting Together with Yesterday

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 17
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1985
Type Text
Format image/jpeg
Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6348hhs
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 323344
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6348hhs

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Title Getting Together with Yesterday
Description a legacy from a relative in Switzerland who had recently died. Sinking to her knees, Emily gave fervent thanks to the God she loved and served so humbly. This is a true story of my grandmother as told to me by my mother. * * * GETTING TOGETHER WITH YESTERDAY Wilma Morley Despain 633 North Main Street Alpine, UT 84003 Professional Division Third Place Anecdote Papa's blacksmith shop was not under a spreading chestnut tree, but it was under a huge, very old poplar that shaded most of our back yard in hot afternoons. The limbs were perfect for climbing and for tree-houses and for men to gather under while Papa shoed their horses. It was a popular place because Papa knew all about horses, repairing machinery, harnesses or even knowing what to do for sick horses and other animals. Most children now think horseshoes are to hang over doors, to bring good luck, and that horseshoe nails are for making rings for their fingers There was no electricity then. It was always hot in Papa's shop, with a fire blazing, white hot, on the sturdy rock and cement hearth, A large hood was supposed to take all smoke and heat outside, but it still hung heavy as I stood pumping the big bellows that blew the fire and kept it from burning low or lazy., Papa heated the shoes in the fire, lifted them out when ready with a big pair of tongs. They would spit and protest when he dunked them into a bucket of cold water after shaping them to fit, just 3
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Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 323207
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6348hhs/323207