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    • San Rafael Swell -- Swasey Family -- Sid's Leap

    • Emery County (Utah); San Rafael Swell; Swasey Family; Swasey, Sid; Seely, Montell
    • Charley bet his brother Sid his herd of cattle that his horse couldn't jump the chasm. So Sid made the jump on his horse Socks and won the cattle. Because it is the narrowest place across the Black Box Canyon, sheep herders later put a wagon bed...
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    • boys had done this, they knocked on the door and, each time the man tried to open it, the donkey automatically pulled back and banged it shut while the boys watched from their hiding place.'' ' *Jones tape recording. . . . L. M. Joncs. Utah"....
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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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    • 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...
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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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    • Stake President was of the opinion that, to disfellowship this man would accomplish nothing as the cattle would still be on the range, so he decided on a more reasonable solution - to find a different area on which to graze the cattle. They decided...
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    • "Parowan Stake hl.I.:\. was organized Sept. 4, 1887 with Hulda A. Mitchell Pres., Deana Smith and Henrietta L. Jones, Counselors, and Adella hlortenson, Secretary. Membership 161."Henrietta continued writing about the RI.I.A., with a list of the...
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    • found to penetrate or intenect the premises hereby granted, as provided by law. In testimony whereof, I, Chester A. Arthur, President of the United States of America, have caused these letters to he made Patent, and the seal of the General Land...
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    • thus, probably saving their lives. They arrived in Bluff safely and found Kumen and his family happy and ~omfortable.~ That same year, Lehi was ordained a Seventy of the L.D.S. Church June 23, 1885 by Francis M. Lyman. The certificate was signed by...
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    • On the 20th of July, 1891 Henry, Lehi and Henrietta's third child, turned eight, and since the family was still running cattle and dairying at Miner's Peak, Henry rode a horse into town to get baptized. A1 Thorley and his wife, who were living...
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    • count, and this niav have hecn his way of answering a question which \+.asrcally no one e l m business. O n some occasions, Pipe Spring was the meeting place for many cowhoys and horses when it was round-up time. Lehi's lmys recalled heing therc...
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    • Johnny." This horse always pulled them out of the mud and got them started in the morning." .At the time that the Cedar City men were lumbering, other features of the h i l d i n g were being pushed. The college hill property containing 15 acres,...
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    • Directors. In 1926 the A.H. Rollo and Sons C:o. was formed and the Iron County Rrcoid continued public a t 'lon. T h e Rocky Mountain Bell Telcphonc Co. was grantcd a franchise to operate through Utah in t\ugust, 1902. 'I'here were very few...
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    • Even with the discouragement and the failure of the Escalante Projectas it was planned, there was nothing that could stop the growth and development of the vast Escalante Valley. Lehi's oldest son and his wife, Willard and Sophia Jones and their...
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    • 'Utah State Capitol rcroud\. ' Jnn?\ tap? recordings. * ~ , , l d Dick Jones, son 1 L . i ' . W. Jonci. hy ' D ~ n m c n tin lpnrreiaion nf Dirk Jonrs and Uriah Joncr sons of T. W. Joncs. '"A, told hy Dirk and Uriah Joncs. " Jonrs tape rrcordings....
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    • lights were out for a time and they were very happy to sit around in the dark and enjoy the inactivity.'" Many prominent citizens were on the subscription list for stock in the Dixie Power Co., in amounts varying from $100.00 to $1,000.00 or 10...
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    • "The old-time cowhand lived in the saddle. He was strictly a riding man, and detested walking even for short distances. The true cowboy's life, with its hardships, isolation and dangers, developed all the sterner qualities to a high degree." "On a...
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    • names of the officers who shall serve until the first general election shall be as follows: L. W. Jones ................. President Henrietta L. Jones ....... Vice-president H . L. Jones ................. Secretary and Treasurer K. L. Jones...
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    • B.A.C. She was born in Cedar City when her father, Milton Bennion, was the first principal &he Branch Korrnal School. Her family were friends of the Joneses, in fact Henrietta and :Inn had tended Claire when she was a baby. As kids, Will and Rass...
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    • help. She was a rare combination of practicality and refinement. She was very apt in the field of hrhing. I n the early days of Dr. Middleton's practice, she worked with him, helping with operations and births. There were.always sterilized handages...

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