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The Outsider

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 27
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1995
Type Text
Format image/jpeg
Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s60863fm
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 326335
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s60863fm

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Title The Outsider
Description The Arrapine Commercial Club was organized in April, 1903 It backed all projects promoted by the club a high school, a Carnegie Library, a municipally owned light and power plant, and the Manti Canyon road, 10 name a few In 1907 .Arrapine was dropped from the title, becoming the Manti Commercial Club It was continously farmer, priest, doctor, lawyer, merchant, chief-anyone who had an invitation, a S10 00 membership fee, and an intense pride in the City of Manti They met above John R Nielson's Shoe Repair Shop on the comer of Main and Union Street Andrew Judd was Mayor during 1926-27. and a club member One night he brought a pair of Levis with a 23 inch waist He held them up saying he would wrestle anyone who could get into them Paul jumped to his feet declaring, "I'll take that challenge " He had to don the Levis on the spot to prove his eligibility They wrestled for thirty minutes, neither one able to throw the other one Finally they called it a draw, announcing that they would continue the match one year from that date Paul lived in the Fred Braithwaite home on 295 East 2nd North, and worked in the cheesery on 4th North and 5th West Each morning he ran to work, home and back from lunch, and home at night He didn't jog. he ran as hard as he could run When the year was up. the Commercial Club announced the date that the wrestling match would be held Interest was high Some wagers were made The day arrived Paul threw Andrew It was a quiet victory Andrew had the reputation of being the strongest On November 2, 1937, Paul M Smith defeated F. D Alder for Four-Year Councilman, on the ticket with R Easton Moffitt for Mayor The final vote was 507 to 397 votes The remark was made many times that Smith "did pretty good for an outsider." To that generation Paul was an outsider To a later generation he was a oldtimer, but he was always an accepted one 69
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch 27
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 326331
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s60863fm/326331