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It's the Principle of the Thing

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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 It's the Principle of the Thing
Description HOHOHABLi] M3HTI0H PERSONAL RECOLLECTION IT'S TH2 PRIKCIPLJi OF THE THIHG Norma W, Barton 122 v/est Union Manti, Utah 84642 Paul 11. Smith graduated in 1?1? from Wasatch High School in Heber City, Utah. In the summer of 1920 he left for the University of V/isconsin in 3-Iadison to leam the art of cheese-oaking with the promise that when he returned, he would be hired as the nanager of the Mutual Creanery in Midway, Utah, at a salary of $150.00 per month. They gave him the job when he arrived home a year later, but claimed that they could pay hiB only 5110.00 a month -until "business picked up. "I didn't like it," Paul said, "but I was stuck. I had given up a good job offer in northern Wisconsin to come home, and I didn't have the price of a ticket to go back, so I worked for a year or two for 3110,00 a month," "They kept promising rae more money, but I could see that they had no intentions of raising my pay. I was working thirteen hours every day, including Sunday, so one day I got mad and quit." Paul and wife, Geneve, moved to Wendell, Idaho, in the fall of 1923 to make cheese, at $150,00 per month. In December when John R. Nielsen called Paul from Manti, Utah, and offered him a job with Nanti Cheese Manufacturing Company, he said, "Ho," without hesitating. A couple of days later when he mentioned it to Geneve, they decided to take a chance on moving again. It was costing 5100.00 a month for their hotel room and 550.00 for their meals. Of course, they could get a meal for 3.35 but they weren't getting ahead or putting any roots down. It was Christmas time. Geneve was expecting their 60
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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 323785
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6k64g79/323785