Jesse's Bus

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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
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Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
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Title Jesse's Bus
Description From these humble beginnings, Moroni Feed Company has continued to grow and improve with each passing year, surpassing by far the dream held by the early organizers. JESSE'S BUS Eleanor P. Madsen Professional Honorable Mention Historical Essay Jesse Bartholomew of Mayfield and his bus are a legend in Sanpete County According to various historical records, Jesse first began his bus service about 1927 He transported high school students from Mayfield to Manti and continued to Ephraim with college students from Mayfield, Sterling and Manti. He also operated a bus bringing college students from Mt. Pleasant and Spring City to Ephraim. The school district paid him for the high school students, and the college students each paid a fee of $7.00 per month. Prior to the beginning of college in the fall, Jesse went to the various communities and visited homes of students to solicit their passenger place on the bus. The bus stopped at various points in the communities where the students would gather to board the bus. The Mt. Pleasant bus went down Main Street and out Fifth West to Spring City, and then through Pigeon Hollow back to Highway 89. Many Manti students could be seen running down the streets to Main Street to catch the bus. Some students drove the buses and paid for their fee this way. Reese Anderson was a driver from Mt Pleasant. Eugene Peterson, Verl Meyrick and Neil Hafen also drove from there on occasion. Dean Lund and Clisbee Lyman were two of the drivers from Manti. They were careful drivers and always arrived safely. Jesse had four daughters and two sons. "He was well liked by all the students always pleasant and good for laughs." A good description of him is given by Bryant Jacobs: "Besides being a 137
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Identifier 147_Jesse's Bus.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 30
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 326431
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