Ernest's Bounty

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 11
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1979
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
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Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 323200
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Title Ernest's Bounty
Description ERNEST'S BOUNTY Ruth D. Scow Manti, Utah It would be & great day for me because 1 was to be baptized and also because 1 would have the chance to cash-in on all my gopher-heads. My cousin Elray and his mother were going with my Mother and me to the Manti Temple. They were to drive their horse and buggy Co Mayfield and Chen ride uith us to Manti. As our buggy seat was only wide enough for Che mothers, we boys were given the choice of sitting on the floor aC our mothers' feet or riding in the small, box-like space behind their seat. We chose the latter. Mama awakened me early in the morning. It was June 12, 1917. Hurriedly I pulled oy knee pants up over my long black stockings. My shoes had been polished with soot taken from under the lid of over my bright red hair and rushed outside. A gallon can was standing upright on the back kitchen steps. 1 checked the lid for tightness because last night some of the "heads" were beginning to smell a bit. A tight fitting lid would take care of that today. Holding the can away from my clothes, I It was twelve miles to Manti and at least a two-hour drive, so we had to hurry. It was a beautiful summer morning. The clip-clop of the horse's hooves frightened magpies and blackbirds to join the many sparrows flying in the air or sitting on che fenceposts. He saw several hawks, and I wished for my flipper and a few rocks. Hear the fences, meadowlarks trilled "Utah's a pretty little place." The day was blue and gold with promise. gave a T'never-mind," A shoebox filled uith sandwiches wrapped in a clean, uhite cloth rubbed shoulders with our cans. To have food -UU-
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol. 11
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 323107
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