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Tiger, the Bravest Little Dog in Spring City

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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
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 Tiger, the Bravest Little Dog in Spring City
Description TIGER, THE BRAVEST LITTLE DOG IN SPRING CITY Margaret Allen 177 East 300 North Ephraim, Utah THIRD PLACE SHORT STORY Around the turn of the century, when I was a little boy, about the age of seven, I lived in Spring City. Nearly all the boys in the neighborhood had dogs. I didn' t have one. I felt very sorry because I liked dogs. Nearly all little children like a good little dog, so I asked my mother if I might have a dog and she said, "No, we haven't the food to feed it. It takes a lot of food to feed a dog, and you would have to take care of him every day. I fear that you wouldn' t do that. You would be out playing and then I would have to take care of your dog. So I'm not too much interested." Well, my sister from Los Angeles came and she heard my plea to my mother to let me have a dog, since all the other boys in the ward had a dog. She said, "Let me send him a dog and I'll send him the money to feed it. " And I said, "Yes Mother, besides that, my friend Bryant said that he' d give me a pint of milk every night when he milked the cows, and another friend of mine, Mr. Anderson, said that I could ns ve meat scraps from his shop for my dog. I' 11 take care of him, I promise you I will! Mother said, "Well if that's the way you feel and Grace will send you a dog, we' 11 try get back to L. A. I'll find you a nice dog. In a few days I got a letter. She said, "I found the dog you' d like. It' s a real TIGER. " the train next Wednesday and asked them if they would come with me to get my "TIGER. " They said, "Oh Barney, you can' t have a tiger in Spring City. He' 11 kill our chickens. He1 11 kill our sheep. They' re dangerous. They' re
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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 325040
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s68p5xng/325040