Student paper presented by Robert and
Mildred Clayton for folklore class at
Utah State University, July 1958•
PMC II 619
(The following items are extracted from the section on the Bear
(page 1:) Climb a tree, quic% here
comes the Bear -uake Monster I
With Joseph C. Rich astride,
acting as sponsor.
Hide in the branches, well
and all stop breathing;
binding no boys to eat,
soon they'll be leaving 1
Hush! Through the brush they rush,
all decked in sage and yellow.
Just see the horses run,
just hear the cattle bellow.
Oh, Joe, you cruel foe —
good riddance to the sponsor;
Just hear them blow, there they go,
good-bye, you horrid monster!
(page 6:) * . . Joseph C. Rich, brother of the bishop, was
assigned the task of making the full investigation and the
(page 8:) Pioneer Solomon Kimball nicely summed up one viewpoint
in his rough and ready frontier sytle: (and then the verses
above are quoted again. (An unidentified newspaper clipping is
given as the source of the verses.)
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