The Arrival

Update item information
Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 19
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1987
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6zc810f
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 323501
Reference URL

Page Metadata

Title The Arrival
Description :;,any miles and moved so many times, but today -she had no time to think. She must help Mother with the children and also help her to get needful things unpacked, while Father and her older brothers unyoked the oxen and herded the cattle away from camo so they could search for ory grasses t na t were hidden among the brush and rocks along the creek. Father soon had s campfire of" dried isaves and twigs, smoking at first and then brightly burning, while Mother was getting the sack of flour to make biscuits. "Sarah Jane, take that brass bucket and bring me some water from the creek. I nee6 to wash We111 have no milk until that dratted cow gets some- thing to eat." How hungry thirteen-year-old Sarah Jane felt. nf th^ v/noi1 f ire, plus the ic"^t of f t 6 made ha." a van more hunyry. She could hardly wait until the supper of boiled potatoes and biscuits baked in the iron kettle was done. Excitement was all around her as the settlers called to one another. Even Molly, their cow, bawling for her lost calf, sounded exciting but lonely. For several weeks her family and the other settlers had been traveling south to find this valley of the Sanpitch Indians. Chief Walker, with some of his braves, had ridden their ponies to Salt Lake to pow-wow with Brigham Young, to get his consent to send white men to teach them how to plant and take care of themselves. Deep down in his mind, the crafty chief also thought about the ponies and cattle the settlers would bring with them. In Sanpete, they had stopped at Shumway Springs, where they argued where to make a settlement. in the distance, "There is the end of our journey. In close proximity to that hill, God willing, we the settlers to arrive at this conclusion and p~r-naps that was the reason history says, "The first pioneers arrived ip Manti on November 19th", while other- -;.. ^"vsmbcr I''id. 18-19.) 69
Format application/pdf
Identifier 082_The Arrival.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 19
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 323471
Reference URL