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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
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Description handles in the other. The cup was passed to members who took a sip and passed it on. As it came to the end of the bench. Pa would carefully refill it and pass it to the next row of people. Pa loved the Indians and gave liberally when they came begging He had a gallows where he butchered beeves and hogs. The Indians would come for the entrails and parts the white people didn't use. V7e loved to wat ch them as thev cleaned and hung then up to dry, using Pa's wire fence for that purpose. The stomach was thoroughly dried, pounded into powder and mixed with their flour or seeds, then baked in a loaf. All the parts were dried and used. When Pa was a hoy he loved the young Indian boys. They played together in the fields while he herded cows.. He enjoyed watching them eat the summer apples, carrots, tomatoes and sandwiches he would give them from his lunch. His mother wondered how one boy could eat so much. But when the Indian boys invited him to eat with them and he saw their mothers roasting grasshoppers and shaping cakes on her leg above the knee, he lost his appetite and ran home. One day they were hunting bird nests. The birds used old tree stumps to build nests. The boys would run fast to get to the stump first. The Indians usually made it, nut one time Pa got there first. He thrust his hand into the hole; a large black snake jumped out beside his arm. Pa ran in fright! The Indians had a good laugh as they loved to play with snakes and tarantulas . Pa never overworked a horse. He had horses in his pasture he had never used, just kept them because he loved there. Pa loved his children. His grief was uncontrollable when his youngest son died, age nine months. Pa was good to his mother. He was good to his father, always giving him a bottle of home-made beer when he came to visit. Pa was good to everybody, like the time he bought a whole load of peaches from a discouraged young man who couldn't sell them. Pa, in turn, was loved by everybody, his family, his neighbors, and his friends, especially his Indian friends--all who knew him, 75
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Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
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