Our First Trip to Salt Lake

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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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Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
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Title Our First Trip to Salt Lake
Description would go in the rooming. their chappy, rough knuckles scrubbed and scrubbed, and Mama did scrub them. 1 remember how they cried. Later she showed her love for them by rubbing cow's cream on their hands. Mama prepared our lunch the night before. It consisted of home- She packed it In a clean bleached and washed flour sack. Early morning found ua filling the radiator with water and agreeing how much easier it was than hitching up the horses; besides, When both families, numbering nine persons, were packed into the small car, the three youngest children rode on Uncle Lou's and our mothers' laps. Me were so crowded that LaWaine and I stood on the seat and watched out the back windows. Somehow we broke the to make two holes to see through - By the time we got to Aont Leotia s house, the holes had grown to large ones. When our folks discovered Our mothers, who were sisters, were busy talking. Seemed they thought we lived miles apart, rather than only one mile. water to fill the radiator. Papa used a gallon can in which to carry the water to the car. We also stopped for gasoline. Gas was perhaps 12-lSc per gallon at the time. We were goiog along pietty well toward our destination when Fapa, with his adventurous spirit, stopped a man to inquire, ITDo out into the Goshen meadows and swamps. All went well till we came to a creek and found no bridge. Our mothers said, "Shouldn't we turn around and go back?" from the men. He found a narrow place to cross and two boards, one a decent plank and the other a smaller board. Most everyone got out and walked across the plank. The men thought the women should stay in fathers were "real heroes." In my opinion our mothers were brave, too. At noon we ate lunch and were soon on the main road again. -7 3-
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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 323157
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