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Two Round Trip Tickets to Fountain Green

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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
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6cf9n7t

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Title Two Round Trip Tickets to Fountain Green
Description bors for information brought plausible answers. They could tell nothing because they knew nothing. Speculations kept the town abuzz until two days later when J^rgen returaed on the train with Anne Marie's body. Otto G was on hand to take the casket to Jyfrgen's home for the customary viewing prior to the scheduled funeral. And the funeral went off very well. The heightened curiosity in the town caused the bishop to meve the funeral from the ward meetinghouse to the tabernacle so that all who desired to attend could be seated. rrhe choir sang unusually well. Broder Jens Peter Jensen said in his opening prayer, as he had said many times before, "Lord, ve do not vant to multiply words "before De," and then continued to pray for another ten minutes. The eulogies were fulsome. The only remotely negative remark about the deceased was Lauritz Mormon Preacher's candid statement, "Bryfdern og System, many iss de time dat 3roder J^rgen has told me how good Anna Marie vas to him-how she honored de Priesthood and got up on de cold mornings, made a good fire, and vanned his pants for him in front of de oven. De only tink vat he told me dat he did not like about dis good voman vas dat she vould not let de pigs and de chickens run on de porch." The funeral completed, the procession to and fron the new Park Cemetery accomplished with proper dignity, family, neighbors, and friends came to Jjifrgen's home where he had had the best cooks in town prepare a sunptuous meal. It included chicken fricassee with mashed potatoes, sweet soup, dumpling soup, frikadeller, sweet rolls, sister kag, kaffe kagt and other Danish delicacies customary to a "Mormon wake." Nearly all had finished eating, but no one had left, hoping for an explanation of the trip to Foiintain Green. Broder Jespersen, the station master, at last asked the question that everyone wanted to ask but none had dared to: "At the railroad train station you said dat maybe sometime you vould tell me later vy you had shipped Anne Marie to Fountain Green. Maybe now iss de time ven du vil tell us." JfJrgen sat silent for about three minutes-the 102
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 21
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 325964
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6cf9n7t/325964