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Baptism in Denmark - 1902

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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
Format image/jpeg
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 Baptism in Denmark - 1902
Description come to the west window and whispered, "You'd tetter hurry. See, a crowd is gathering at the foot of the hill. Looks like they axe planning a chivaree. If you want to avoid them, come with me. I have a key to the large doors that open onto the east hill." They followed Grandmother, glad that she had the forethought to help them. Their car was parked on the south side of the tunnel that led from that side of the temple to the north side. Yes, the car was where they had left it, but it had another occupant, Lucile's brother, R. Clair, who had his arms around the steering wheel. Politely they asked him to move over, or better still, get out, but apparently Clair didn't hear, for he continued to hang onto the wheel even harder. They tried to reason with the boy but to no avail. He was there to stay. He was obstinate. Finally, with no other alternative in sight, they crowded into what remained of the seat. The car was driven through the arch and so on down the road to the front gates where the waiting crowd was gathered. The car stopped and Lucile in her navy blue wool suit and Clark in his best clothes were escorted to a waiting wagon/cart affair with a donkey, which belonged to Manti's road maintenance man, who each day, cleaned the streets and gathered up the fertilizer to use on his garden. Uncle Tom Anderson, assisted by Uncle Elmer Siiamons, seemed to be in charge of the affair as the couple were carefully seated on the floor of the vehicle. The Manti band struck up a tune and with John leading-the donkey that pulled the wagon/cart, they moved up Main Street, followed by the playing band, several cars, and folks on foot, keeping time to the rhythm of the band. The cortege stopped in front of Anderson Dyreng's Furniture 3tore (Simmons Furniture and Hardware) where a chair was brought out for the bride and a wooden 95
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Identifier 106_Baptism in Denmark - 1902.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 22
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 323759
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6k64g79/323759