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The Legend of Pete Poker

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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 image/jpeg
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 https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6zc810f

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Title The Legend of Pete Poker
Description joll into his mouth. Stern and headstrong as he was, Pete had a compassionate and kind side to him. This was evident when a grandson, Ted, was bedfast for a long time with a bad heart. Pete bought the boy a new gun and other things he desired. He sat by his bedside for hours playing board games and keeping On occasion Pete would tease Ann. He'd say, reply, "Git away, you silly old fool!" They'd giggle and he would wink at her, smiling an almost toothless grin. They both seemed to enjoy teasing ment because it seemed so out of character for both. Pete and Ann were deeply concerned when the bank in Mount Pleasant closed and they lost all the money they had deposited there. They had been so savings were not lost because Ann had money hid in watch Ann closely as she sat in a rocking chair, pouring a jar full of coins into her apron and listening for the pleasant tinkle of money being stirred by her fingers. She would take a handful, raise her arm, and let the coins drop slowly back into her lap. This seemed to soothe her, and she with arthritis. He lived to be nearly eighty-seven years old. He spent many many hours in his old age whiling away the hours playing solitaire-a fitting past-time, but not a grand finale for such a colorful He was able to accomplish what each of us is striving for: To somehow live a life which will be remembered by many. That he has done. Source: 1. From a personal history dictated by Pete himself to a grandson, 92
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Identifier 105_The Legend of Pete Poker.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 19
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 323482
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6zc810f/323482