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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 29
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1997
Type Text
Format image/jpeg
Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
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Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 326649
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Title Journey
Description JOURNEY Clara J De Graff First Place Non Professional Short Story "Come on, girls. Let's go see if we can find some berries, like the ones we saw on the river the other day." Sally Ann urged. Her two friends agreed, and the three started away from the trail going south "How far is it?" one of the girls asked "About a mile, I think," Sally Ann rejoined They chatted as they walked, Sally Ann thinking how nice it was to have a change from the daily grind of walk, walk , walk, make camp, help with meals, clean up, sleep - then do it again the next day. Her friends gave up after a little, however, and went back to the train. They told Sally Ann the river was obviously more than a mile away, and they didn't want to continue She nodded, telling them she would go on for awhile and then catch up with them She did walk clear to the river, and it was well over the mile she had anticipated But it was worth it Berries were everywhere. How she enjoyed eating something fresh, for their fare, although good and nourishing, was always much the same The men did hunt from time to time, bringing in fresh game, but there had been nothing like this for months She munched as she filled her basket. Time breezed away, the shadows were long when she decided it was time to get back Climbing out of the small ravine where the river ran, she walked rapidly, now feeling a little tired As twilight came, she looked for the dust of the train but could see nothing but the wide open spaces, with the sun sinking rapidly She concluded the camp was already established, it was late, and went on. As darkness descended, Sally Ann finally realized she had walked much further back then she had come Where was the camp? She searched for the evening cooking fires, but it was too dark to see any smoke There were no glimmers She turned toward the west, 49
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 29
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 326577
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