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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
ARK ark:/87278/s64x55x4
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 325222
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s64x55x4

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Title Frozen Stiff
Description HONORABLE MENTION SHORT STORY FROZEN STIFF Lloyd H. Parry 1762 Alray Drive Concord, California 94519 Over the years several young children have lost Manti. One winter, when I was very little, this creek was flowing swiftly, even though some of it was frozen over. In many places it was running too fast to freeze over and ice formed along the edge. One bitterly cold day of that winter, I vas a couple of blocks from my home playing a game along the bank of the creek with two of my friends. We called the game "Buck Jones," as Buck Jones was our cowboy hero of that time. Buck Jones later lost his life rescuing people selected to be Buck Jones in our game was the leader until one of the other boys challenged him by performing some dangerous, daring feat. We found an exciting section of the creek on Second North a half a block west of Main Street where the creek was partially frozen over and the water was flowing fast under the ice. We decided that the hoy that could climb down the rock bank of the creek and walk on the ice would be brave, but the one who would daringly walk along the edge of the stream, staying on the narrow ledge of ice that was clinging to the wall, would be "Buck Jones" for sure. The other boys would not try to do it. It was my turn. I climbed down the five feet of stone wall on the was frozen over. I could hear the water rushing swiftly under the ice. I walked on the ice to the place where rushed by, I started to walk carefully along the narrow strip of ice that was clinging to the rock wall. I had successfully made it about six feet up stream along side 82
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Identifier 096_Frozen Stiff.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 24
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 325098
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s64x55x4/325098