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Ephraim's United Order

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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 Ephraim's United Order
Description to do, but she decided to leave the problem to Hasty. He jumped up into the truck and barked, looked up to Butch as if to say, "It's all right, just jump down." Soon Rusty jumped up beside his little friend barking softly. They ran back and forth across the bale and looked down, but the little dog dared not try. Rusty jumped down and back up several times to show Butch the way. Finally, they both made the jump to the truck floor, then safely down to the ground. Then they were off to find Ralph who was waiting with their supper. Grandma contentedly returned to her work. Personal recollection of the author. FISST PLACE HISTORICAL ESSAY EPHRAIM'S UHITED ORDER Virginia K. Nielson 351 North Main 33-7 Ephraim, Utah 84627 The arrival of the railroad in Utah in May 1869 brought an economic problem to the pioneers. An increasing number of non-member merchants were settling in Zion, "threatening to enslave the saints in economic bondage." Church leaders developed a plan to form a cooperative movement. A parent institution or wholesale outlet was established in Salt Lake City. Merchandise was purchased primarily in the eastern markets, housed in the Zions Cooperative Mercantile Institution (Z.C.M.I.), then distributed to various cooperative establishments in the settlements, and thus to control the trade within the communities. The first step took place on October 24, 1868. Within ten years, more than one hundred cooperatives were founded. The Ephraim Co-op is the best remaining example of those early stores. Transportation to Salt Lake was hazardous and 13
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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 323765
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6k64g79/323765