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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 "That's what I figured when I heard the train cominc»" Paul.answered. "That's the reason I took care of the situation myself. I wasn't about to go back to wendell again and have the sane thing happen tomorrow night. It's Christmas 2ve tomorrow, and if I had to give an emergency signal to be hone with my family- well, that's what I did." "I'm reporting you as soon as we get to our destination. You could go to the penitentiary for stopping a train. You can be sure that you will be hearing from the Federal Investigators very soon." Paul arrived in Heber on Christmas 3ve. He stayed until December 2Sth and then went on to I-Ianti to claim hi- job. For the following year each time he saw wo well-dressed men in town or at the cheese factory, he was sure they had cone to arrest him. Svider.tly the conductor did not report him. Perhaps it was the season, but he never heard any more about it. Paul had been making cheese in Manti for about a year. The Ilanti Cheese Kanufacturing Company was a co-op where no person could hold more than ^10.00 worth ot stock. This way they could not get controlling interest, Cheese-*nakers were about impossible to get, so their contract guaranteed them ^J150.00 a month or they didn't stay very long. A member of the Eoard of Directors came to Paul one day and asked how long it would be until he had someone trained to take his place. "Aren't you satisfied with the job I'm doing?" Paul asked. "Yes," the Board flember answered, "but we just can't afford 0150.00 a month. As soon as you have someone trained to replace you, we will let you go and hire him." "For as long as I want this job," Paul told the 62
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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 323787
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6k64g79/323787