The Neighborhood Store

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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
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Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
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Title The Neighborhood Store
Description i'lass tops or fronts where candy, /^jt. and other merchandise could be displayed "to the patrons. Some of these stores vfere housed in a large room in the owner's hone. Bone were in a separate building r.G:vt to the hone, but still in the neighborhood, 3one stores had an ice house where large blocks of ics v;ore stored in sawdust. This ice was used to cool soda pop or freeze ice crean for special occasions. I^rcsh neats were not coirnonly sold in those stores, but by places of business dealing in neats, known as Butcher Shops. About the only neat in the neighborhood store was canned or processed, like the ¦/ell-known length of bologna that could be cut and sold "by weight. Sone h'r.1.^ of cheese were also sold Occasionally the store would have a stock of bananas that nuns from a lar~e hook in the ceilinc of the store. Patrons would solact the bananas they v.'ished to buy and the clerk would cut then'off usins a laiife viith curvai blade, jar-anas i;erc a real treat and ',/ord cprsad rabidly *.jhen a nev: stoci: arrived for sale. 3rccd -..'as usually supplied by a local bakery when available. In later years, bakeries nado regular deliveries to the stores. ^C^s '-'ere a ready source of cash and could be traded or sold without a problem. It was always a pless-jre to have e^GS to trade for some candy or licorice froa the glass counter or show case. Notions l.rero stocked in the neighborhood store and ¦.:ere in dc£iar.d by the Tsatrons. "writing paper and the familiar bottle of ink were also available. It was conraon for those stores in the owners' honss to have a bell attached to the entrance door. 42
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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 323880
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