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Waltz to the Rescue

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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
ARK ark:/87278/s6n014pd
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 325758
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6n014pd

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Title Waltz to the Rescue
Description I stood aside while my date stopped to pay our ticket. As I watched, he laid a handful of cash on the counter for the ticket collector to count. Next thing I knew my friend was turning his pockets inside-out, and consternation was written all over his face as I heard him say, "I know I had it when I left Ephraim." Stooping, he began looking at the ground in front of the ticket window. The money was recounted. "Yes, all you have is 17 nickels and 1 dime. Perhaps you could borrow a nickel?" At that, one of the onlookers stepped forward and dropped a coin onto the cash piled on the counter. !Iow we were free to enter, and we did have a good time that night. The oak floor was polished to a shiny, slippery perfection by handsful of commeal. The orchestra was playing a romantic tune, "Moonlight and Roses," as I was whirled away by my partner to begin an evening of delightful dancing, friendship, and fun. Source: Personal experience of the author. ¦:altz to the rescue Lois So Brown Manti, UT R4642 Honorable Mention Anecdote How excited John was when he left Denmark to come to America as a Mormon convert! It was 1862 and John was just twenty when he and his parents settled in Manti. John's father was a prosperous farmer; and although John did not want to be a farmer, he worked with his father on the farm as he had done in Denmark. So life in this little town was bad enough, but it was not the chief problem. That was - fun! John was just not having any. He was learning English but finding it totally inadequate when he was around young people. What good did it do to learn 4
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Identifier 017_Waltz to the Rescue.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 18
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 325613
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6n014pd/325613