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Healers and Healing

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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
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
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Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 323344
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6348hhs

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Title Healers and Healing
Description loose. Rather than go to a nedical doctor--or the barber--people preferred going to Anne, perhaps because of her gentleness. One day her brother-in-lawll came to her. In great pain, his jaw swollen and wrapped with a cloth, he moaned, 'Anne, vou ve got to pull mv tooth!" "Oh, Anthon, I can't pull your tooth. I can pull them for kids, but I can't possibly pull your tooth." "You've got to It's killing tne, but I'm not going to any doctor!" Anne finally agreed to try Anthon pointed out the offending tooth; Anne got out her big forceos and started to pull. She pulled. .and pulled. . .. and pulled. Just as she was about to give up, the tooth finally came out. Anthon reached in his pocket and brought out a dollar bill. Over Anne's protests that she couldn't take his money, he said, "Well, it was certainly worth it to me to get that thing out." That dollar was perhaps the most Anne ever received for her dentistry, regardless of how raany teeth she pulled. Today many of the "old" remedies are being studied in greater depth. Many are proving to have the Qualities attributed to them long ago by our "unenlightened forefathers." The Rowes, the Wilcoxes, and their kind are gone--with them many of their "cures." Medicine has evolved through the ages to a very knowledgeable science; yet there is much more to be learned. Who are we to say they didn't know what they were doing when we speak of the healers and healings- of by-gone years? 1Notes from Scandinavian history class, BYU, 1481-82. 2Candace Slanchard Rowe, b. 24 July 1351, at Camp Creek, Fremont County, Iowa. 3Caratat Conderset Rowe, b. 11 May 1323," at Perry Delaware County, Indiana, son of William Niblo and Candace Blancard Rowe; d. 12 February 1904, at Ht. Pleasant, Sanpete County, Utah. 62
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Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 323264
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6348hhs/323264