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    • Page 404

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    • in his nation, unmolested, with our families. Included in each box was one of Aunt Sarah's (as she was known) cheeses.' Parley wrote the following about his memories of the Spencer Ranch: Mother had been losing so many cows, she said she would se11...
    • 1899, May 4

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    • Thurs. May 4, 1899: Ther. very warm Wea. thin clouds we left camp at the creek above Rock Canyon about 8 am. nooned at the Co-op got to the L. Meadow just before dark. Friday 5: Ther. cooler. Wea. thin clouds. Jake & I went to the Danish ranch and...
    • Page 182

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    • COOPERATIVE MERCANTILE MILL "Co-op Flour Mill1' Built in 1879 (Picture taken in 1910) Alva Matheson is seated on t h e step a t the left holding His father, A. G . his s i s t e r , Lydia Matheson Harter. Matheson, who was the 'flour miller1, is...
    • Page 151

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    • retaliation. They never forgot an injury or an injustice. In other words, they subscribed to the worn out code of an "eye for an eye and a life for a life." With them the punishment of crime was a personal, rather than a public, matter. There was...
    • Page 152

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    • On July 23rd, a contingent of the militia, sent fYom Manti on a scouting expedition, had a "brush" with a band of warriors at Pleasant Creek killing six or seven Indians.'' There were several other skirmishes during the summer. Captain Gunnison,...
    • 1927, page 177

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    • 31 Days December 19 Thursday 1929 Oakcreek to Winder’s place on Clear creek. light sprinkle Pm. 20 Friday Set traps down near the Sinks 23rd. D.J. caught a small fox 21 Clouded up, began snowing. 22 about three inches of snow this morning....
    • 1927, page 178

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    • 31 Days December cold and dry. 25 Wed. 1929 Went to Springdale and watched the ball game a little while Thur 26 at home today Fri 27 Came back to the ranch via Pine Creek Sat 28 We got a small Bob-Cat. Sun. 29 30 Monday Went home, Walked...
    • 1908, Feb 23

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    • Sun. February 23, 1908: Pleasant, Cleared off Attended School, meeting and mutual. Mon. 24: Fine, Clear Went up to work on break water at the Salt pond in Zion. Tues. 25: Fine clear Spring weather. came home tonight had band practice Wed. 26:...
    • Page 156

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    • The smaller settlements were to abandon their locations and move to a larger fort. Paragonah and Johnston's Fort were advised to move into Parowan. New Harmony was advised to come to Cedar Fort Another entry from the joumal kept by the command...
    • 1899, May 22

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    • Mon. May 22, 1899: Ther. warmº., Wea. hazy, light clouds, Jake plowed in corn most all day. I fixed the lower partition fence also the outside fence a little. I promised R.B. Moncur 7 steers at $16.25 per head. $113.75 Tuesday 23: Ther. warmº.,...
    • Page 157

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    • Some communities complied, some did not. Since Cedar City was so far away from the open fighting it seemed somewhat extreme to send their cattle to Salt Lake City, especially since acquiring livestock had taken a great effort and the settlers...
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    • 2 Three Score and Ten in Retrospect The pioneer settlement of Coalville was first called Chalk Creek, after a stream that watered the area, but when coal was discovered on the townsite the name was changed. John grew up on stories passed down...
    • Page 159

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    • interest in occupying the new Town Plot. Later in the season a large influx of immigrants from thenorth came in. We were now nearly 1,000 strong--men, women, and children3'*" There were only twelve white casualties of the Walker War. None of these...
    • Page 140

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    • filled it with grain that summer. That wa5 the only time they ever planted anything. there. They fenced everything in to protect the crops from the animals. The garden produced very well. Henry didn't get hack until after school had let out late in...
    • 1899, Jun 6

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    • Tues. June 6, 1899: Ther. warmº., Wea. clouded up in evening. We made ditch till 3 pm. grubbed a little brush after. Father and Alonzo Russell came out from home over the Bend. Wednesday 7: Ther. warmº., Wea. clouds going east. Jake & I took 36...
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    • STRAIGHT IS THE GATE 85 Short Creek was founded in that area because nobody else wanted to live there (See figure 2). The people who moved to Short Creek found the climate difficult, but sufficiently isolated. There they believed they could...
    • Page 195

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    • July 2 1 , 1 9 1 3 . . .Tax levy of 22 mills was adopted. Committee appointed to investigate Barnhurst s p r i n g near Five Lakes, reported that the water r u n s from the Spring into the Creek in Right Hand Canyon across what is known as Coke...
    • Page 164

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    • increased the labors and hardships of the settlers.' This new plot was organized into wards during the meeting on Sunday, August 2 1, 1853. The speakers were Patriarch E. H. Groves, Major John D. Lee, and President Henry Lunt. Ward One was south of...
    • Page 143

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    • help with the laying of the pipe. The water system was laid out according to specifications and each councilman supervised a given section. Later, a second bonding of $9,858 covered the cost of piping spring water from higher up in the mountain...

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