Spectacular Runaway

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 18
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1986
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 Spectacular Runaway
Description Ballroom of the Hotel Utah for our first club party. We enjoyed a nice program, saw Edmund Halley pictures in 16th century costume, and we were tested on our ability to identify cars of 1910, dry goods of that year, and advertisements Prizes were given. After refreshments, a group picture was taken which was published in the December 16, 19 85 > edit ion of T lme Magazine ¦ We were then es cort e d to the Hansen Planetarium where we enjoyed the history of Halley's Comet. It was a thrill to be there after 76 years and to be reminded of that eventful night when I saw Halley's Comet in 1910. SPECTACULAR RUNAWAY James L. Jacobs 1052 Darling St. Ogden, UT 84403 Second Place Anecdote RUNAWAYI People who heard that word shouted, rushed to where they could see the runaway horses and join in the excitement they created. Runaway horses were the way of life in the early 1900s when horses were used for so many activities. Host runaways were by teams hitched to wagons or other conveyances or farm implements, but saddle horses also ran away. Runaways could be caused by anything that startled horses: a train whistle, a dog barking, or a paper blowing across a road. Horses not fully broken were especially vulnerable, and some horses were so runaway-prone that they could never be trusted. Of the many runaways I witnessed, the most spectacular was by a team pulling a wagon down east Main Street in Mt, Pleasant. Electric light poles were then located in a row in the center of the street, so it was divided into two roads. The horses were running frantically down the north road. As the horses approached State Street, they apparently had a difference of opinion as to which way they should go, as the left horse tried to turn 2
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 18
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 325611
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