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Manti's Old Council House

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 22
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneer
Publisher Snow College
Date 1990
Type Text
Format image/jpeg
Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6k64g79
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 323884
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6k64g79

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Title Manti's Old Council House
Description for the most appreciative audience in the world, Mr. Srox. Just Mr. Brox! Their reward was their own satisfaction for having done well, the pleasure expressed for a neax-perfect performance, and----At the conclusion of their program Mr. Brox would bring out his zither and dancing dolls. The zither was the only one the boys had ever seen. The eight dolls had come from ?The Old Country' with Mr. Brox. They were about two inches tall, hand-carved of wood and hand-painted* Piano wire supported them so they would move easily. They were placed on the sounding-board of the zither, and when it was played the vibrations caused the tiny figures to dance. When the music was soft or slow they would glide and sway. When it was loud or fast they became more animated. What a performance the boys watched! They forgot many things that happened in the 1920's, "but they remembered always the tin-whistle band's performance and Mr. Brox with his zither and dancing dolls. My husband remembers playing with the band. Huth Brox, dau^iter-in-law and George Brox grandson of Mr. Brox. George has the zither and dancing dolls. THIRD PLAC2 ANECDOTE MANTI'S OLD COTHCIL HOUSE Reva A. Putman 1J13 West 600 North Salt Lake City, Utah 84116 I loved the old rock Council House that once stood on Manti's Main Street. It was built by the pioneers in 1854 and razed about 1911 when the Public Library was built on that corner. Many people felt bad to see it go. It had served the citizens of Manti in so many ways. I attended religion classes there when I was a little girl. Vty grandfather, Walter Stringham, helped build the 8
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 22
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 323746
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6k64g79/323746