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A True Pioneer Cowboy

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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 A True Pioneer Cowboy
Description from the saloon and one had a bag in his hand. They jumped on their horses and were off like a shot. George suddenly realized it was a holdup. The people came rushing from the riff was not around. George then jumped on his horse and shrubs and beea use it wa s dark George wa s unable to track them. It was fortunate that he couldn't as little did he realize the potential danger of catching up with them. The next day the sheriff organized a posse to search for the robbers. George went along because he had furnished 'hey had taken. They searched in the hills east of Sunnyside and found a camp which showed evidence of the robbers having been there the previous nioht and on several other occasions. Remnants of food were scattered around. Fresh ashes and This camp from then on was referred to as "The Robber's Roost Round-up Camp", even though the robbers were never caught or rounded up. Several more robberies took place after that, but the robbers were never apprehended. George "Dyches" as he was called in the community where he lived, rode and participated in western rodeos and county specializing in raisino a no trainino Quarter horses - chosen to reign as "King Cowboy" of an annual county celebration. He sat tall in the saddle riding his favorite tnounty "Silky." He was bedecked in his finest cowboy regalia George boasts of having completely worn out seven saddles round""ijps^ ne sonnetimes rode seventy~Tive miles a day. W^sn rain puddles in the rocks. He lived in a tent on the desert one winter when t^e temperature was 30 degrees below zero. His skin became tough and weathered like dehydrated buckskin which gave him immunity -92-
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Identifier 106_A True Pioneer Cowboy.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol. 10
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 323617
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6pz56z9/323617