The Six Seventy-Five Clock

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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
ARK ark:/87278/s66w9876
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 323200
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Title The Six Seventy-Five Clock
Description THE SIX SEVENTY-FIVE CLOCK Mary Louise Seamons Orem, Utah Non-Professional Division The browned, aged legend on the back tells that it is a Gounod and the faded pencil marks indicate chat it cost S6.75. Another yet more browned-with-age tag pasted to the back gives directions for setting the clock . . . and keeping it in order and identifies But the clock is not banal. Standing two feet tall, it graces at the sides and tiny bell-like shapes standing in near heart-shaped "windows," topped by sweeping curves, it stands for love-and memory-and Grandma. gold leaf urns out of which grow golden leaves and stems, touched with green, dnd scarlet roses to franie the round face of the clock of the workings are clearly visible behind the pendulum and the And in the bottom just below the pendulum and just inside the door rests trie key-""the key so many times turned-and turned-and turned by Grandma's hand as she wound the two square "pegs" of the clock, softly rubbing the paint from around the "holes" in the face clock, purchased when she and Grandpa uere newlvweds nearly 3 hundred years ago. Grandpa made and carved a shelf for the clock, shelf was placed "just so" so the clock would be content. of the clock, was where Grandma kept her treasured newspaper clippings and recipes and the tiny brown bottle containing the catairact intact when Grandma died and 1 was the recipient of Grandma s cloclc -71-
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Identifier 084_The Six Seventy-Five Clock.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol. 11
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 323093
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