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    • idea of makin: some gain on their investment, and they wanted to get their stock hack. Lehi and George Urie offered them the stock, if they were willing to take over some of the indebtedness. Eventually, when no one agreed to help on the note, Lehi...
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    • July 29. 1873.. . T h e City Council established a school district. August 30, 1873.. .The expenses for putting up a new Liberty Pole were $144.24. Sept. 26, 1873.. . T h e privilege to sell l i q u o r , to be d r a n k off the premises, was...
    • Preface - Page xi

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    • PREFACE I t was a clear, warm day. The atmosphere was so transparent that the mountains many miles ahead seemed to he just a stone's throw away. A young sandy-haired man with clear blue eyes was walking a l o n ~ leading a large sorrel horse...
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    • father died eig:ht ycars ago, to care for his younger brothers and sister and try to earn a little money here and there to keep the small ten acre farm goill:. Lchi had tried to 11eas helpful as possible, chopping wood for peoplc m d helping out in...
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    • 12 attended throughout the summer season and were a huge attraction for our guests. This year’s temple trip and Sunday market were neat new features for our customers that visit us every summer. In order to continue the success of our tours, it...
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    • mission." In the morning the company split up to examine all aspects of the valley as to water, soil, and facilities for farming. The group, consisting of ten men, drove through the cottonwood valley and came to a small ridge of mountains on the...
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    • this opportunity to send you these few lines again, hoping it will reach you and find you all well as it leaves us at present through the mercy of God." " We received your most welcon~e and loving letter, my dear children, and we were most happy to...
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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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    • Hemy's oldest daughter, Henrietta, later wrote: that "Henry's clothes were commencing to wear out, his shoes had already gone, so he went to meeting in his broadcloth clothes, silk hat, and barefooted. One time he got a boot top and made soles for...
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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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • beef was hidden in thick timber some distance from ramp, while they had been wishing for meat for supper and breakfast, all but one prospector made a hasty getaway before our boys returned from the day's ride." " As I was riding out that morning...
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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...
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    • heavy rock at their heads. Brother Bulloch was standing guard for the mother bear while I was throwing at the little cubs. I, also; was squinting around too. Finally, I got them killed." "The next thing - what to do with the little ones? Brother...

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