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Old Folks' Party

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 23
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1991
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6sq8xj8
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 324501
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6sq8xj8

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Title Old Folks' Party
Description FIRST PLACE HISTORICAL ESSAY OLD FOLKS' PARTY Eleanor P. Madsen 295 East 1st North "Old Folks are to be Entertained" were words appearing for many years in bold, black letters each January on the front page of the Mt. Pleasant Pyramid. The lengthy articles relating to these headlines stated that the Old Folks' General Committee had met at the Tithing Office a week prior to arrange for the entertainment. Stove, and Tables and Chairs. in arms are barred front the party." Nearly everyone in the community was involved. The spouse of a committee member became an invited guest if not on a committee. The Refreshment: committee at one time had as many as seventy members. The food was prepared by the was cooked in the basement kitchen of the South Ward church. The financial report given at the meeting indicated a few of the items purchased, such as a stove (range)- $35.00; four lengths of stove pipe-Sl.OO; a brass boiler- $3.25; cups and saucers- 12 for SI.20; 12 plates- S2.00; and lumber for tables. The report in 1925 said that dishes were borrowed from the stores instead of being brought from homes or purchased. years. The balance on hand, which varied from $.03 to $107.42, was put in a savings account at the Mt. Pleasant Commercial and Savings Bank. 94
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 23
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 324440
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6sq8xj8/324440