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Manti's Tin Whistle Band

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 22
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneer
Publisher Snow College
Date 1990
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6k64g79
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 323884
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6k64g79

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Title Manti's Tin Whistle Band
Description dollars, all the money she had, and promised to pay the remainder of the price of a gun in butter and eggs. He considered, then accepted the proposition that included ten pounds of butter and ten dozen eggs. The manager brought out a fairly good twelve guage shot-gun. It was second-hand and partly rusty, but was highly pleasing in their sight. Shells, black powder, a wad-cutter and other ammunition was included. Walking those three miles home was the fastest trip Mary had ever taken. That evening the boys brought home two ducks and a fat goose. Thereafter, their meat dishes consisted primarily of wild game, but never rabbit. The anecdote, written by Mary K. Bielsen, in her journal, was rewritten by her son, Oscar Nielsen. He and his sweet wife, Hinda, were neighbors, and good friends, for many years. He enjoyed retelling this incident, and his eyes twinkled merrily as he did so. SECOND PLACE ANECDOTE -¦¦ - MANTI'S TIN WHISTLE BAND Lois S. Brown " ¦=,; , . 95 West 200 South Manti, Utah 84642 How excited the twelve boys were as they prepared for their final performance of the year. These boys, twelve to fourteen years of age, had practiced all winter, and now they would demonstrate how faithfully they had practiced. Then they would relax and enjoy their promised reward. The boys had met one evening a week all winter at the home of "Brother Brox." He had provided each boy with a tin-whistle and instructed him how to make music with it. The whistles were of different pitches, and with them and a tuning-fork the master taught the boys how to play. He also instilled a love of music, and at the end of each year the group put on a program 7
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 22
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 323745
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6k64g79/323745