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That Grand and Glorious Fourth

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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
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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
ID 325053
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s68p5xng

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Title That Grand and Glorious Fourth
Description brought it from Denmark, but had never used it here. For years it sat in a special case in our attic. Just back of the driver stood a tall man dressed as Uncle Sam. wicker chair I had ever seen. In front of it stood one of the most beautiful girls in town. Her name was Joan Sorenson. Her dad and my mother were cousins so I felt a special kinship to her. She was beauti ful, though. Her hair was long and gently curled, the light blond catching the July sun so that the nair s e eined to glow. She wore a 1ong dress of white, and from her right shoulder to the left was a sign reading " Miss Oolun*Lbia." On one side ox her was a man dressed as a Union soldier, and on People on both sides of the street waved and shouted greetings to Miss Sorensen. She waved back with her white-gloved left hand. She was concerned this was the climax. If it had ended right then, the event would have been a big success. Just behind Joan's float was a horse-drawn buckboard. On it someone had built the largest shoe I had ever seen. It must have been six feet long and about four feet high. A sign said, " Walkover shoes sold exclusively at J. N. Hansen' s. " " Do you think that shoe would be big enough for Christ Schultz?" asked Mr. Olsen. Mr. Schultz was a neighbor of ours and was Next was a real fun float. Dr. Nielson, our local dentist, had placed a dentist' s chair on the buckboard. In it was Tom Christensen. He was wrapped four or five times with a large thick rope, the kind they call hawsers. He was moaning and struggling. The dentist had a he were pulling Torn' s teeth. On a shelf lay 1 ?¦>
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Identifier 136_That Grand and Glorious Fourth.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 20
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 325027
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s68p5xng/325027