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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 big animals. They might even attack a person." I said, " Well, come and walk with me down to the station and let's see what it is. " So all of them came. The three boys and I walked down to the station about a mile away. When we got there I walked into the railroad station and talked to the agent. He knew me. I said, "Do I have a tiger here?" He said, "Well I don't know whether it's a tiger or not, but I1 11 bring him out and let you see. " And so he went in the next room and brought out a crate with this animal in it and set it down before me. It was a Terrier dog with stripes down his back and down his 1egs. How these boys did laugh. They said, " So that' s your ' Tiger" is it, Barney? Ho ho ho ho, what a joke. " I said, "He's my dog. I' ve never had a dog. We' 11 take him out of the crate and let him walk the town with us. " So, as we walked he chased the birds and squirrels along the a while. When we got home, I put him in the yard and told my mother about it. She came and petted him. Pretty soon the dog got used to the place. Every once in a while, when my boy friends rode along on their horses, they said, "Barney, how' s your tiger today?" They were iraking fun of me. I said, "I think he' s all right. Everybody likes him and I do too." A few days later it was late in the night, near the early morning, and was dark as could be. During the day my mother had been ironing and washing in the shanty next to our house. She hadn' t noticed how hot the chimney had become, as well as some of the shingles on the top of the roof. She didn' t worry about it. We came this little dog and barked and barked at my mother. He went into the bedroom, took her by the wrist and shook her sleeve and tried to
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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 325041
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s68p5xng/325041