Butcher Shop-D Henrie

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 24
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1992
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
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Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
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Title Butcher Shop-D Henrie
Description At the gate May turned to look back. Mother was still in the doorway calling, "Take care of your money and do not stop to play on your way. Just go down to Brother Henrie s , get the meat f and hurry home. Sow May was on her own. She had learned the way north down Manti's Main Street to the rock store, and then two blocks west. The sun was just showing its beams Teams and wagons plus some horses were tied to the hitching post in front of the log cabin meat shop. The red flag announcing the fact that Brother Henrie had recently butchered a cow was floating in the early morning breeze. The sound of many voices coming froni the meat shop caused May to hesitate. Quietly she slipped through the open door. Brother Henrie was busy with his saw and a large sharp knife cutting the right meat for from Henrie's before they went to the fields to work that day. May waited and waited and waited. No one paid her any attention. At last she marched up to the chopping block, faced Brother Henrie and said, "I'm just a little girl. My mother sent me here to get some meat. I am tired of waiting!" She handed the carefully wrapped money to him. She had his attention. Each time thereafter, no matter how many people were ahead of her, Brother Henrie remembered. Never again did she have to wait for attention to buy meat. After that it was her responsibility to hurry home before the meat had Sources: Newspaper copy - Home Sentinel - July 17, 1885. Author's knowledge of this family story about Lily May Munk (Livingston). 81
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 24
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 325086
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