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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 14
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1982
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 Singers
Description SINGERS Norma Smith Wanlass Manti, UT 84642 Non-Professional Division First Place Anecdote "A drummer?" "At our door?" "In this forsaken place? " "'I don't believe it! " "Business must be bad in the States. " "Come and see for yourself if you don't believe me, " Lucia called. It was the Territory of Utah. 1867. The salesman stood squinting into the sun when the girls came flying toward him. Suddenly they renembered they must act like ladies and transformed in a split second. "Come and sit awhile, " they invited. "We'll get you some cold buttermilk-then you can show your wares. " Excitement built. Mr. Latimer had a Singer Sewing Machine for sale. A wheel turned by hand, made a threaded needle pump up and down through two layers of cloth, stitching them to-gether and locking the stitches. The girls pulled and picked to get then apart but they held fast. across the armwas a name plate the read Isaac Singer 1851 "Please come back at sundown and talk to Father? " Esther asked. "I do hope he'll want us to have a sewing machine. '' At sundown a voice rang through the house, "Father! you're wanted at the door. " Walter Cox saw a stranger waiting with a small wooden casket beside him. "Yes, what can I do for you? " he asked, -21-
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 14
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 325440
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