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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 28
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1996
Type Text
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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 326790
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Title Gleanings
Description republican ticket and get the country on a paying basis once more." On October 4th the Messenger said a potato weighing 86 pounds 10 ounces had been grown at Loveland, Colorado, equal to 1 1/2 bushels of ordinary potatoes. It also reported a political race for judgeship between an Englishman and a Dane as candidates. Of the Englishman it read, "It is reported that he said in Fayette, this county, in substance that he did not want to be beaten by a Dane or elected by wooden shoes. If that is true, the old saying, "that some wear wooden shoes and others carry wooden heads' applies." December 20, 1895, the paper reported the Utah Constitution was presented to President Cleveland on December 16 with Governor Caleb W. West as head of the delegation. Over the months of 1884 and 1885 items were given in the paper concerning the constitution as it was drafted. Women in the Territory had enjoyed suffrage, and including this in the new constitution was strongly debated. Joel Shoemaker was very much opposed to women having the vote and said so on many occasions in his paper. January 3. 1896. the paper announced the coming program for the statehood celebration. In the January 10th edition, the front page carried a banner "WELCOME," followed by the caption "Heber M. Wells, lst Governor of the State of Utah." "Statehood! When the intelligence was received on Saturday morning that the President had signed the proclamation granting to Utah the boon of Statehood, the population of Manti were wild with excitement. Business houses and private residences were soon decorated and by noon the the town was in a perfect blaze of holiday attire." Early Monday whistles, bells, a roar of anvils and small arms filled the air. "The grandest 4th of July celebration we ever had could not match it Young and old Americans did themselves proud." "Statehood at last!" 55
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 28
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 326709
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