The People Who Came to Settle Sanpete

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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
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Holding Institution Snow College
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Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
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Title The People Who Came to Settle Sanpete
Description bantering each other and soon a contest would start. There would be foot races, standing broad jump contest, arm wrestles or some other game of skill. Basketball was another game in which Mayfield excelled for a few years. When the M-Men leagues started up in the L. D. S. Church, we had several boys who made a fine record in that sport. Cleo Bogh, Orin Whitlock, Earl Michaelson, Blaine Anderson and others always put on quite a show. The Mayfield Ward would wi n the local league and then come out with wins in the regional meets. In two years they were included in the "All-Church" final tournaments. I should turn back the pages of memory a little because of several things which I am sure were important in the lives of the people. When I was in my early school years, it was interesting to stand around the post office just after mail was distributed. Then, when the newspapers and magazines came out, Arthur Campbel1, Chri s Pamburg, Fred "Juli us," Nels 11 Jos" and others would start to interpret th© headline news. Arthur Campbell, who would have made a good radio commentator, was adept at giving the crowd a clear understanding of the events of the outside world. Nearly everyone, including the women, had a nickname and they were seldom called anything else. Our family had a reputation for the enthusiasm with which we danced. Grandfather was known as " The Trader, " because he was always trading horses. I saw the first automobile that came into Mayfield (and rode in it). I saw the first movies and listened to the first radio that came i nto town. All these things marked the milestones on the road to progress. Though valley, it could not hold the blossoming of the
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 20
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 325036
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