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Caring and Curing

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 08
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1976
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
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Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-26
Date Modified 2005-02-26
ID 325605
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6rr1wdf

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Title Caring and Curing
Description can still plainly see that coal-oil can with a raw potato for a cork, and fairly taste the fumes that remained for days whenever you allowed yourself a deep breath. It was pretty good for croup. We didn't dare get it, and if we were so unlucky, we didn't dare cough. Grandma was always neat, and her house was so straight she almost seemed ready for flight. It was said at her funeral that she and Grandpa had prepared more people for burial and had de-livered or helped to deliver more babies than all the others in Fairview. I remember Grandma as a slight woman with grey hair that was neatly but severely combed straight back from her forehead into a bun. She had a goiter. She always wore high-necked dresses and on Sunday a string of pearls. I was a child and found it strange that to my mom she was Mother, to me she was Grandma, but to everyone else in town she was "Aunt Zale." Sources: Story of Peter Henry Hansen's life, Guardian of the Hearth-Claire Noall Marcella Poulsen, Carolyn Poulson, Ephraim, Utah; Rosalia Amie, Laura Brady, Fairview. CARING AND CURING Lois Sears Brown Manti, Utah Non-Professional Division Honorable Mention #1 Historical Essay 1898. With my medical degree, a few clothes, some medical books and a half dozen other books, I left Chicago and headed west, where there was a great need for doctors. I stopped at a small mining town in South Dakota, where there was a typhoid epidemic. I did my best. There I cured my first patients and lost some. I earned enough money to continue my journey. After a couple of similar stops I came to a little Mormon town in Central Utah. I decided to stay overnight, and there in the hotel that evening I talked to some young men who lived there, and I -9-
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 8
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 325518
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6rr1wdf/325518