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Memories of Ephraim

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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
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s66w9876

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Title Memories of Ephraim
Description in it at once. It would swish way out over the creek. The upright poles were sanded saooth and painted green. Many's the time we'd shinney up to the top. Children came from all over town to swing I remember in the spring ve would go to the swamp and gather Bob-o-Iink or a Red-winged Blackbird from its nest. The Meadow Larks all around us constantly let us knov with their song that SCeney, the egg lady, came In her one-horse-drawn cart to collect the chicken eggs people wanted to sell. When she came to grand-old loom where she used to weave rugs and sit wide-eyed while we heard all of the goings on in the town. you could always hear him coming, for he called out his wares loud and clear: "Rock salt-salt peter-Dixie molasses-fresh Vernal hon-n-ey!" In the springtime the Indians would come to town. The squaws and then would go up and down the street to beg. Mostly they wanted flour, sugar and bread. Hy mother always tried to fill their sacks with something. Then the gypsies came in the tall to trade horses, and the gayly dressed and exotic looking ladles went from door to door want-Ing to tell our fortunes. Fifty cents they charged For a short one and a dollar if they predicted your whole life. I loved to have them come, and for years I uished 1 could be a gypsy. starch cake. Then of course there was the parade headed by Uncle Sara. . .then the floats came with the Goddess of Liberty and her attendants. . -then came Miss Columbia. . .and next, Miss Utah. The business floats were then on display. After the Parade we met In the old church for a patriotic program. People sang "America" and the "Star-Spangled Banner" with fervor, and we heard what it meant to be an American! -34-
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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 323145
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s66w9876/323145