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Conspiracy at the Co-Op

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 23
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1991
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 324501
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6sq8xj8

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Title Conspiracy at the Co-Op
Description HONORABLE MENTION ANECDOTE CONSPIRACY AT THE CO-OP Virginia K. Nielson 351 North Main Ephraim, Utah 84627 Memories of the time of famine, during Ephraim s first two years, were almost erased from the minds of the pioneers who joyfully attended the grand opening of the Ephraim United Order Mercantile Institution (the "Co-op") in 1871. Frost had taken most of the grain in 1856 and grass- Madsen wrotet We harvested some seed and had a little bread all the time. Many had none for months. I do not President Heber C. Kimball distributed flour to the These Scandanavians were expert dairymen, which was a boon at this time and later, when butter became a major trade item at the "Co-op." Those days of tribulation had passed; the pioneers had seemed, they almost lived in the "lap of luxury," trading home-grown products for "store-bought" items, including The transactions at the "Co-op" were primarily of a One morning a customer approached the manager with a plea. She explained, "I made some butter, then I found a mouse in the bottom of the cream. I removed it so the exchange my butter for some of yours?" 12
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 23
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 324370
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6sq8xj8/324370