A Ture South Ward Story

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 04
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1972
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6h70czp
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-24
Date Modified 2005-02-24
ID 325827
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6h70czp

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Title A Ture South Ward Story
Description A TRUE SOUTH WARD STORY R. Clair Anderson Manti, Utah First Place Anecdote Serior Division It was December 15, 1913. Nine horses and a colt had not come down from the mountain. They were thought to be in the vast area near or over the top of the mountain, maybe in the cove. It would be like looking for a needle in a haystack to find them. A boy of 16 and his father owned one of the horses and owners of the other horses offered $5.00 for each horse returned to town. In those days $50.00 would buy much more than now and with Christmas so near, well, that $45.00 appeared a great prize. After borrowing Brother Brox's field glasses, the boy and his father started on what seemed an impossible quest, on their horsed for the mountains at three in the morning. As they got to the high country the snow was frozen enough so that the going was a little easier. Finally they saw some tracks, but came to a ridge where the wind had swept the snow so they could not track them any farther. They went to George's Fork. One of the horses they were riding was nearly swallowed in a snow bank. A small board cabin offered some shelter for the night. It seemed, with only two of them, like being in the Antarctic in the dead of winter. The son doubted they would have a chance to find the horses in such an expanse of mounatins and snow. Further more, they could not get back through Manti Canyon if they went farther and would likely have to go to Ferron and around through Salina Canyon or Price. It seemed very dreary and impossible. But next morning the father said, "I know where the horses are and how we will get back. It was shown to me in a dream. Your brown mare was reaching for willows to eat." - 17 -
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Identifier 027_A Ture South Ward Story.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 4
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 325774
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6h70czp/325774