Fish - The Last of the Big Ones

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 12
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1980
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
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Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
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Title Fish - The Last of the Big Ones
Description father's face. To make sure his son had not stolen them from the fish traps, the kindly father asked to look at their mouths. Noting the narks where the hooks had been taken out he said, "I don't see how you could get those M.g fish out of the water. You just stuck the hooks in their mouths and pulled them out again to fool me." "Oh no, Pa! With this one, I ¦broke by pole and had to pull him out by hand." ¦Cone on, son, let's go see that broken pole." After questioning the two cousins and inspecting the broken pole, the father was made happy and the son exonerated. Some twenty-five years later, about 1902, when Idndsey was the miller at the flour mill south of Fairview, a great storm struck the Milburn and Oak Creek area. tense anxiety, he watched the constant lightning and thunder. A disastrous and devastating flood was imminent. He could only watch and wait and hope. A little before nightfall, an ocean of slow-moving mud engulfed a small field just below the mill. Atop this mass of mud and debris, hundreds of beautiful trout were dead or dying. Thousands more were entombed in this great flood of liquid earth. For many years thereafter, no fish of any consequence could be found in Sanpitch Hiver. And the real big ones were gone forever. Sourcei life Story of Lindsey Blmund Brady and biography of the author. -75-
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 12
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 323932
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