The Choice People Who Came to Settle Sanpete

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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
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Language eng
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Title The Choice People Who Came to Settle Sanpete
Description race. In. fact, I will line up seven men from the Mayfield squad in front of you. You may pick any one of those seven men and he will beat the best man in Gunnison." (This infuriated Gunnison. It was like waving a red flag in front of a bull.) They chose Heber Clinger, who was really a fine athlete, and he won the race. The ensuing uproar almost turned into a fight. Besides the Que Whitlock family, which moved to Axtell to take up some land, there were other fine athletes. The Hans 3ogh family had boys who were very good athletes. They lived on "The Order," as did several Hansen boys who were good. On the south, or "Skinnygite" side of town, there were LaMar Anderson, Reed Willardson, and several others who were hard to beat in a contest. On a warm spring day, or an idle afternoon, when the Orderites and the Skinnygites got together, they would start bantering each other and soon a contest would start. There would be footraces, standing broadjump contests , arm wrestles or some other game of skill. They all liked to show off, and it made a fine show. Basketball was another game in which Mayfield excelled for a few years. When the M-Men leagues started up in the L.D.S. Church, we had several boys who made a fine record in the sport. Cleo Bogh, Orin Whitlock, Earl Michaelson, Blaine Anderson and others always put on quite a show. The Mayfield Ward would win the local league and then come out with wins in the regional meets. In two years, they were included in the "All-Church" final tournaments. I should turn back the pages of memory a little because of several things which I am sure were important in the lives of the people. When I was in my early school years, it was interesting to stand around the post office just after mail was distributed. Then, when the newspapers and magazines came out, Arthur Campbell, Chris Pamburg, Fred "Julius," Nels "Joe," and others would start to interpret the headline news. Arthur Campbell, 32
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 18
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
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