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Grandpa Butch and the Store

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 20
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1988
Type Text
Format image/jpeg
Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s68p5xng
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 325053
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s68p5xng

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Title Grandpa Butch and the Store
Description white apron, with evidence of his occupation cLown the front of it, I was usually sent oack to Grandma with a roast,steaks, or somethi ng which I knew would be turned into a delectable dish for dinner that evening. Grandpa came my happy lot to be able to accompany him home for the meal or to meet him somewhere along the way. In conversations with my mother and her him on those same walks many times during their growing-up years. My aunt told me that the elevator in the store was the first one she had ever seen, and that she liked to ride up and down in it with the small freight. This was accomplished by pulling ropes. She said the bas ement was a fascinating place where merchandise was stored. peanuts, and other nuts were some of the items. There were large barrels in which were stored pickles, sugar, and pickled pigs' feet. Upstairs, including among the merchandise, sold by the weight. Large bolts of material, beddi ng, and shoes were on the shelves, and furniture could be purchased there. Limited quantities of fresh fruits and vegetables were store. The butcher shop was in an area by itself. All of the clerks sold everything from candy to yard goods, except for meat; that was sold only by Grandpa and his helper. I' m told that at one time, the second stretcher and caskets. At night, if the phone rang at Grandpa' s house, he would say, " I wonder who died?" because he would be called to get the stretcher for the deceased. Christmas was exciting for my mother and her brothers and sister when they were 110
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Identifier 124_Grandpa Butch and the Store.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 20
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 324967
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s68p5xng/324967