A Warm Nest with Drafts

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 17
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1985
Type Text
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Language eng
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Title A Warm Nest with Drafts
Description Joe Mons lived just across the street from us. You know, he was the first one tnat made me aware that water cost money-silly, imagine water costing money. Since then, I know that you can pay any price and never find a clear, crisp, cold drink that is as good as one from a fountain at Ephraim, IJhoa, back to the wards - then there was the South Ward. They had a new chapel, brick if you please, and they seemed to be a ward all of their own. Had it not been for our annual spring excursions which led up through that no man's land of empty houses and dry rocks on our way to the oasis of our time, the power plant (where we could wade in the cool streem, eat our lunches, and then race back to see who made it home first), and the fact that school was in the South Ward, this ward would have remained foreigners to my world. Then there was the North Uard, MY WORLD. This ward was later known as "Up on the Rez," an area where the holdouts of civilization held sway. However, this was a strange society and just the men prided themselves on being Indians. I never met an Indian squaw up there, although I was sometimes called "The Queen of the Rez " I'm sure the North Uard Chapel was the first one built. I believe it was adobe underneath the cracking planter. There was one large room for general assembly which was divided into classrooms by curtains pulled in place on wire frames. Sometimes the wires got caught and we could see, as well as hear, the next classes. One medium-sized room to the east was for the parents and further east was one for young people . The cozv s Iant ¦¦ rooxe d room to the back was for the kids/ It had a round-bellied sit on as we listened to our teachers. The men who conducted the Sunday School and administered the Sacrament looked large and out of place in their Sunday suits, and their hands bore the signs of hard manual laoor, Right across from our church was the pride of all, Snow College, with its magnificent auditorium with velvet curtains and Venetian blinds. But better 65
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