The Latern

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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 The Latern
Description "What do you think she will do now?" whispered Jody. "Do you think that she will tie up one of our calves so they can come for it after dark"? "Don't know," answered Pete, who was trying to figure out the best thing to do. Should he go for help, or should they remain quiet? How could they get down from the tree without attracting her attention? Would she be mean to them, or pay no attention. He counted the cows. Yes, all eighteen of them were eating near by. Suddenly the explosion filled the air. "Boom!"seconds later another "Boom". The tree shook. The leaved quivered, and for a moment it seemed that the earth was moving. The boys grabbed the limb and hung on. The cows ran in every direction. Shouts were heard from the hill as a cloud of dust rose into the air. This was, no doubt, the loudest noise ever heard in this valley. "Wow that was great!" cried Jody, forgetting to be quiet. Peter shook Jody's shoulder and motioned him to be quiet. Bit it was too late. Surely the squaw had heard him speak. They gazed into the willows but there was neither sound or movement. She was in there alright. She must be. But why? In their new excitement the boys had forgottne all about the blasting on the hill, and they had forgotten the cows. It was Inger's loud mooing that redirected their attention. Inger was named by their parents after an old cow they had left behind in Denmark as they prepared to come to Utah. Inger was calling her calf, whom the boys had named Gopher. Gopher never passed a gopher hole without sticking her nose in. "Oh, the cows," said Peter. "Come on, we must round them up. By now they can be most any place," In their anxiety the feeling of fear left their bodies. They climbed down the tree and ran after the cows. This task took a long time, as the frightened animals were reluctant to return. Finally, when the task was finished, Peter counted the cows. "Sixteen, seventeen. There is only seventeen. One is - 30-
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Identifier 040_The Latern.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 4
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 325818
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6h70czp/325818