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Confusioni in the Cementery

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 10
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1978
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6pz56z9
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 323735
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6pz56z9

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Title Confusioni in the Cementery
Description Mrs. Iverson, hearing all the commotion, came running out of the house just as the boys pulled Charley from the well. She gave him a good spanking and said, "Charley, did you pollute the water?" Source: Incident related by Ali Olsen CONFUSION IN THE CEMETERY Lois Brown Manti, Utah Non-Professional Division First Place Anecdote Sheep were grazing peacefully near a small cemetery in Sanpete in the early 1900's. The shepherd, feeling the sheep were doing so well all by themselves, rested as the sheep fed from place to place, although he had been warned by the owner to watch carefully and be sure that the sheep did not go into the cemetery. The sheep grazed from one bunch of grass to another, ever nearer the cemetery. Finally they were finding food especially to their liking among the small wood markers on the graves in the cemetery. Before the shepherd noticed what had happened, the owner of the sheep appeared and barked orders for the herder to get the sheep out of the cemetery immediately. The shepherd became all action. He called his four sleeping dogs, and the sheep moved-fast--in all directions, so fast indeed that the little wooden markers fell and flew in all directions. The sheep were quickly out of the forbidden territory and the owner of the sheep viewed the havoc they had created. He flew into action, gathering the little wooden markers and shoving them into the ground in the rows where he could see markers had been. Then he herded shepherd, dogs, and sheep quickly out of the vicinity. He never heard of any problems -4-
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol. 10
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 323587
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6pz56z9/323587