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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 Luxury
Description LUXURY Talula Nelson Mt. Pleasant, Utah Senior Citizen Division Second Honorable Mention Short Story Yesterday I went to Salt Lake City. I left home (Mt- Pleasant) about 9:00 a.m., enjoyed a session in the beautiful Temple, met with the family in a cafe to celebrate a ueddlng anniversary, and returned hotrre just as the sun was setting. the electric pover, then go do something else-read, clean house, or take a nap." So here I am in my easy chair, ready for a nap, enjoying the wonderful morning, while washing and reminiscing on sose of my childhood chores. "Whoa, whoa," Pa ia saying to the horses. "How you children gather plenty of sticks so mother can cook our supper. I must tend the horses. If we are to get to Provo toairrov, «e must get to bed early." It has been a long day-leaving at 4:00 a4a, Hov wonderful it «as to climb on those gorgeous rocks east of Bitdseye. All too soon Mother called us to come eat, and we had to leave those never-to-be forgotten rocks. (even if the cook did burn the eggs every morning). How good it seemed to wear our nice dresses, as ue had had to wear old ones Coming home was a treat. Fa came from the butcher shop with two bundles. What a surprise when he opened the first one. It was a loaf of bakers' bread. The other bundle was fresh salmon. We had never heard of salmon other than in a can. Mother fried it perfect. We arrived hone two days later, tired from the hot, dirty, tide. But we never forgot a once-in-a-lifetlae trip to Provo. What luxury! Sounds like water running from a tap. But, no, it's Pa filling the barrels. He is such a good man to bring our wash water. We -49-
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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 323138
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