Beautiful Ohio

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 21
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1989
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6cf9n7t
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 325980
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Title Beautiful Ohio
Description with silver-colored legs. They also moved a small gasoline motor and a collection of pipes in a box. These they set under the spider legs. Then came a circular platform with a railing around ita outer edge, all "but in one place. Finally this was hoisted onto the framework and benches v/ere bolted in place with their backs to the railing. Lastly some wooden steps were fitted together and placed by the door opening between the rails. Then the most magical thing happoned! One nan began to crank the motor and, wonder of wonders, the platform began to revolve around and around. In a few minutes music began to come from the pipes. Beautiful music, but not loud enough to cover loud squeaks that were heard every time the contraption went around. Grandma Marie lived just across the street to the west, and had not missed any of the comotion that was happening on the Square. Finally, she, with other townspeople and many children, gathered to watch their first merry-go-round * "How much for a ride?" one onlooker called out. The answer came above the sound of the music and the squeaks. "Tan cents." Many children turned their empty pockets inside out, and then ran for home. Others, with a smug expression on their faces, paid the charge and climbed the steps to find a seat on the benches before the platform began to move again. After a ride of perhaps five minutes the hoaenade contraption stopped and other passengers climbed the steps. Grandjna Marie watched as a larger crowd gathered to await their turn to pay their money and ride. Pin-ally she turned, crossed the street, and entered her hone. Prom her front window she could watch the crowd and hear the music. She was very quiet as she ate her lonely supper of 51
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Identifier 065_Beautiful Ohio.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 21
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 325876
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