The Manti Ladies' Littrary Club

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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
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Holding Institution Snow College
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Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
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Title The Manti Ladies' Littrary Club
Description Library was built* The £lrat thirty-nine books placed !? the Library were donated by members of the Literary Club. Federal Reserve System," the "Problems of National Finance," and the "Promulgation of the Monroe Doctrine." They were also interested in spores, to the extent that they organized their own baseball team. Uniforms? Of course; black bloomers, what else? The results of their athletic achievements were never di<mlged, but in the Clubroom closet. Perhaps to appease the displeasure of some of the husbsnds, they made an extensive study of "Better Honemaking." They learned They learned how to destroy flies, without causing them to suffer a slow death; how good soap should be made; how beds should be made how to make a good room deodorizer by burning a little ground coffee with gum camphor. They learned how to dress attractively but also comfortably, and they stressed rules of etiquette and the correct bringing up of children. As early as 1898 they joined the State and General Federation of Women's Clubs and a few years later were instrumental in organizing a District Federation, along with Clubs throughout Sanpete and Sevier¦ In 1919- the District Convention was held in Manti with the State President, Mr3. E. 0. Leatherwood, coming by On this occasion, the piece ^e_ resistance for the dinner was the proverbial creamed chicken in patty shells. In order that none in the morning and placed in on the radiator of the Church where the Convention was being held, where it would be kept nice and warn the bacteria in the chicken started to take action, and every woman poisoning. Luckily! all recovered, but it could have been the end In 1907, a conmittee was appointed to meet with the City Council and suggest that one day a year be set apart as Civic Improve- ment Day, at which time every citizen would be expected to not only clean and improve the appearance of his own yard or property, but of the streets as well. This project was carried out foe many years children, because after the work was all done, the citizens on each street would get together for dinner and very often a celebration of some sort. After the completion of the Manti High School, the organization became very much interested in the education of the young people and so they started a scholarship fund for students who needed -23-
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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 323184
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