Claim Jumpers

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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
Format application/pdf
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
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Title Claim Jumpers
Description With the plowing of the furrow finally finished, they clearing the land for farming. About 3 p.m., "Old Henry" Beal and his son David N. drove up in a waoon, in which they ai^o had a plow. Lea vin o their team and wagon on the road they walked to where Ole and Charley were working. After a very brief conversation, "Old Henry" announced in that tone of voice that was his alone, and in all probability caused some of the saints entombed in the cemetery to believe that the first resurrec-11 on was at hand, In the name of the Lord, I prophesy that this land belongs to my son * Davi d H, Beal! To this Ole (in substance) replied, "Brother Beal, I have always been taught and I have always believed in obeying the authorities of the Church so 1 guess David better have the land." Char!By Buck was admittedly not the very best saint in Ephraim as he was just a little wayward, but he knew how some leaders were taking advantage of their flocks. He had listened to the conversation and been shocked by the daring announcement. In righteous indignation, Charley drove his grubbing hoe firmly into the ground and with no friendly gesture dec!a r ed a In the name ot the Devil and Tor S5¦00 this-jland belongs to Ole Miller. Now, let's see you get Charley Buck's bluff worked. The Beals acted as though they had more important business elsewhere. They left in haste. 01 fi often said as he told this story, "I believe it was the power of the Devil that scared "Old Henry" Beal. Ole Miller owned this land for some fifty years. -9-
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Identifier 023_Claim Jumpers.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol. 10
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 323631
Reference URL