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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 Fruits and Flowers
Description and I cannot say I enjoyed it much. But the porters "came especially good for eating but were supreme for applesauce and pies. We had three or four porter trees. I don't harvest t r ee, but attacked the apples with sticks and stones and brought them down in this war-like manner. They were of medium size, pale yellow, fairly sweet, but not so juicy as the early harvests nor so rich and crisp as the superb pear-mains. We had three pearmain trees south of the house; the apples did not ripen before frost. So we picked them in the t3 11 and piaced them in the cellar to ripen- I believe t he v kept us supplied through December. January, and perhaps one at one end of our large dining room (now called 1ivino room J another brother at the other end could hear the erack of the bite. I did not enjoy our Ephraim yard between 1915 and 1925 treats it gave me; there were treats for the eyes as well. when I was young; 1 couldn't eat the flowers and vines. My mother loved flowers, and we had many of them. One rose bush she had more than sixty years ago still blooms, along with two "slips" taken from it years ago, I have grown old with the idea that some of her flowers were unique in Ephraim then. I do not recal1 that any other yard had two beautiful, large red hawthorne trees. They are still purple and it climbed the southeast corner of a porch that their home at its ba s e and destroyed it be fore we could destroy them, I cried a 11ttle inside. From the north side of the same poreh a Virginia creeper vine grew up the porch and The great, ancient wistaria vine that grew at the south end of the front poreh is still there, twisted and Qnar'eo. No living person knows how oid it is. In the mi do r e ot the supplied peonies for Decora11on Day, bleeding hearts, tulips, -70-
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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 323647
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6pz56z9/323647