The Grand Marchall and Twenty-Four Silver-Greys on Parade

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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 The Grand Marchall and Twenty-Four Silver-Greys on Parade
Description THE GRAND MARSHALL AND TWENTY-FOUR SILVER-GREYS ON PARADE Wilma Morley Despain 683 North Main Street Alpine, UT 84003 Professional Division Third Place Short Story "Grandma, please tell us the story about the first twenty-fourth of July parade in Salt Lake City, that was held before you and Grandpa came to Manti, will you please?" "Oh, you children just read the whole account in that old Deseret News I saved and showed you, just the other day. " "But it's so much better the way you tell it, Grandma. That newspaper article left out so much!" "Oh, vary well, but don't quit cutting the corn from the cob. I want to get it all spread out and covered with clean cloths before supper." "Wouldn't it dry faster if you didn't cover it, Grandma? " "Perhaps it would, but do you want to share it with the flies and bees that are always looking for food?" They all answered as if one voice, "No, no, of course we don't want those old blow-flies crawling over it, but we do want the bees that make our good honey and store it in their hived to get plenty to eat." David Hyrum looked at his Grandmother with eyes that were as dark as two burned holes in a blanket. He worried about both this Grandma and the one sitting out under the eaves of their log-cabin homne. He remembered the day they brought great-Grandma to them after she had fallen down and broken her hip. He worried whenever he examined the lines and cracks that had formed and were still getting deeper on both these loved faces. He started to ask Grandma Whitlock about her mother's accident, but Grandma cut him off: "Do you want to hear that story or the one you asked for first? " "Tell us both stories Grandma!" they chorused. "Another day I'll tell you about Mamma's having fell on her way to the pavilion at the Black-Hawk celebration. You -54-
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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 325460
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