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The BRG s

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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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Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 323344
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Title The BRG s
Description so, on esell horse. Hg us ed a big sle dge hammer1 to do this. Some times he had to trim the hooves of each horse for a perfect fit. He did this with a huge, flat knife with a curved handle. I was afraid to watch him pound the long horseshoe nails into the horses' feet, and a few times (but very few) a tiny bit of the nail would hit the quick of a foot. Then the horses would whinny and squeal and try to get their foot away from Papa, but he knew how to hold them between his knees and on his leather apron so they could not get away. Papa has been gone many years and so has his shop, but, oh, Papa, I remember the lessons taught there by you and of feeling so secure because you were so strong. * a iv THE B.R.G.s Dorothy Jacobs Buchanan 267 East 300 North Richfield, UT 84701 Professional Division Honorable Mention Anecdote Shortly after the turn of the century, a number of Mt. Pleasant young women organized a club called the Betsy Ross Girls, better know as the B.R.G.s, Their objective was to do needlework, as the name implied. But I am sure that a great deal of sprightly conversation accompanied their stitching, for those young ladies were attractive, personable, an d we 11 in forme d. They had a custom that each one presented a silver demi-tasse spoon to a member when she became engaged to be married. The name of the donor was engraved in the bowl of the spoon r As my mother was one of the first to be married, she received several of those precious spoons, I loved to polish them and read each name. Often, mother would relate information about those friends and some of their activities in the B.R.G.s, 4
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Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
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