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A Fun Loving Family

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 30
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1998
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6vh5m0s
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 326508
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6vh5m0s

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Title A Fun Loving Family
Description woodpile that were waiting to be chopped for firewood were brought in for chairs, and a great big tree stump was used for the table. Jenny hollowed out apples for them to drink the sweet cider out of Daniel made place cards out of big leaves and wrote their names on them with orange paint. They had invented names using the children's initials. Esther's name was "Embalmed Rattlesnake" because her initials were E.S. "Eyeball Soup" was Elva Seely, and "Alligator Stew" was Alice Seely, and so on. They took great pride in their children's accomplishments and found time to listen and write down amusing sayings or incidents of each child which are recorded in Daniel's hie story. Written in his own words are some of them as follows: Irvine: Irvine was once a bit slow of speech, but never slow of intellect. He liked the "Liberty Di Gust" (Literary Digest magazine). He knew his daddy was "up to the tiden optu" (tithing office). We surmise he had overcome such pronunciations at the time he was invited to discuss Wild Life Management before the scientific section of the United Nations in New York City. Mary: Mary took on the job, as a financial project, to secure and feed starving lambs one spring. She got 26 of them. She gave them all a name, each one beginning with a different letter of the alphabet. Paul: When were there ever children not thrilled by a "Merry-go-round?'" The Rasmussen kiddies were no exception. But one thought his older sister, Mary, was getting too much favor when talking about the "Merry-go-round." Paul wanted to share in it and insisted, "not Mary-go-round, but My-go-round." Howard: The bunch of pet lambs were let out on the street to graze, and Howard was detailed to herd them. The job was not one much to Howard's liking. His mother felt the need of checking on Howard, and when she couldn't see the lambs, called and asked 26
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 30
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 326360
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6vh5m0s/326360