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Andrew Peter's Promise

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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 Andrew Peter's Promise
Description The Model T' s made it across the top of ths mountain and down Red Creek. Here the boys were ready to turn back again. The complete road had been washed out and floods had piled mud and debris as much as eight feet high. Martha moaned, "What on earth can we do now?" "Now, Martha, don't get excited." Andrew Peter tried Ali said, "Dad, you can't do that. We'll never make it through. We can still go back." Andrew Peter was determitied. Martha and the boys knew it breath and praved silently. She was numb all over. Ai the car lurched forward into a deep gully she wanted to scream but even her jaws were too rigid to move She was sure they were almost a welcome relief to her. It was getting dark as they drove on to the road again. Martha could barely see the outline of the solid rock wall that towered 100 feet above them. The headlights were so was. Martha's prayers helped and the little party traveled for some time without incident. As they reached the division road that now 1eads to T - 70) once more the first car mirsd in the swampy mud. Ali, peering through the blackness said, "I think the road is full of water." just mud." He got out of the car and found himself wading in water up to his angles. With the aid of the second car and more pushing and pulling, the men were able to get the cars moving slowly again through mud and water. It was 3 a.m. when the weary travelers reached the town of Emery and made their way to the home of Minnie's brother, Lou Peterson. After waking the Petersons, they were treated -29-
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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 323623
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6pz56z9/323623