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    • Page 39

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    • stories and laughing, they agreed to do a little betting on their teams as to how much they could pull. Dan and Atoat had several fine horses in their teams. Once the betting started, it continued most of the day. First one team was tried, then...
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    • camps was the product of many small farms and dairies combined. Few families had enough surplus to justify a trip on their own. In 1870. Iron Ciounty had 264 farms, most of them composed of less than 10 acres. Consequently, shipping to the mines...
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    • reached. In Southern Utah, the telegraph covered some areas that early, but it wasn't until later that this service extended from Southern Utah into Nevada. I t was this area that was covered by the mail contracts handled by one man nanied...
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    • to l~ecome Kumen's horse, and later when Kumen went to San Juan in 1879, he took "Old FranPwith him." Each of the towns to which Lehi delivered mail had a colorful history, and he became interested in the details of their colonization. In 1869, the...
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    • Jan. 21. 1954.. .Mayor Anderson recommended the following people for appointed offices: Ellen A . Simkins--City Recorder, Patrick Fenton--City Attorney, F. E . McNutt--City Manager, Dr. L. V. Broadbent--City Physician. Ray Melling-Fire Chief, Ralph...
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    • up there. The first mill was able to handle only ten tons of ore a day, but Ily 1871 five mills and a large furnace were in operation. Bullionville and Panaca, seperated by one mile of meadow, lived together in uneasy truce. The good people of the...
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    • him, and while talking, Lehi found that he was a school teacher there in Bulliunville, 11ythe name of Bob Ricards. they were talking, a large man who walked by, appeared to be intoxicated. Mr. Ricards called out the word "stage," which meant a...
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    • told me that the man had called in the store to buy a whip. They didn't have any whips in stock, so he bought a broom to drive his horses with. It appeared that he man had been drinking, which was the cause of the trouble." During these yean of...
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    • worked so hard riding the Pony Express so that he could save a little money for himself above the needs of the family to afford some good clothes and real shoes. Up until this time he had worn only the clothes sewn by his mother and nioccasins on...
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    • Peace; City T r e a s u r e r ; Manager of the Cedar City Co-op for approximately 2 1 y e a r s ; President of t h e Cedar City Sheep Association; and County Superintendent of District Schools, being elected to t h a t position August 5, 1889. He...
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    • After returning home, Lehi again took over the Pony Express. The mail route was an extremely difficult job in many ways; however, as long as Lehi, and later, Kumen, were carrying the mail, things ran smoothly and the mail always got through....
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    • request to the Council for the Highway Association 9 1 ( a committee made up of people from cities between Nephi and Las Vegas) to study the new highway problem. M r . Jenson states that this cross-country highway from Green River to Zion Junction...
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    • had eluded him and his men on the first trip. He made many topographic and geological sumeys of much of the Colorado River Basin.' Major Powell stayed at the Lunt Hotel when passing through Cedar City, while making these explorations. On sevcral...
    • 1897, page 4

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    • Board of Regents. James Sharp, Salt Lake City. Frank Pierce, Salt Lake City. Waldemar Van Cott, Salt Lake City. Mrs. Emma McVicker, Salt Lake City. Isaac Smith, Logan. Mrs. R. E. Little, Salt Lake City. Joseph T....
    • Chapter 9 - Page 57

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    • T h e C+op Cattle C!nmpnny. Davc Bulloch and I x h i . rustling. Cattle I n the fall of 1877, Lehi Jones and his brothers b e p to look after the C b o p Cattle and worked with them for five )-ears. This was soon after they finished with the mail...
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    • accumulated sornc cattle of their own and no longer felt it necessary to lease these cattle, Lehi and his younger brothers leased them. They received a percentage of the cattle as p a p e n t for their work. By receiving about 215 of the calves...
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    • caught and arrested the man. Later, when his trial was to be held in Beaver, Mr. Phillips sent for Lehi to be a witness. Here he met the famous cattle rustler, Jim hlarshall, who had helonged to the Ku Klux Klan during the Civil War and was the...
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    • Iron County, and perhaps the other southern counties likewise, commissioned these guards as deputy county sheriffs, and that did put a little "crimp" in the thieving operations. Thirty-eight men were convicted of grand larceny in the District Court...
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    • the herds in the valley and take them to their hangout and slaughter them and haul the beef to Pioche, Nevada. The ranchers finally reached a point of desperation where they felt they could not operate under these conditions any longer, and decided...
    • Chapter 10 - Page 63

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    • St. George 7colple. Homer Dunran. Lehi works on Manti Ternplr. I n 1871, the general authorities of the L.D. S. Church decided that a temple should be built in the 3outhern part of Utah, and a site was selected and dedicated in St. George on Nov....

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