Little Mable

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 11
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1979
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
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Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
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Title Little Mable
Description LITTLE MABLE Lucille Allen Manti, Utah First Honorable Mention Short Story When I was very young my family lived in Manti near where the Temple now stands. I slept in a little trundle bed. In the daytime it was neatly made and pushed under my parents' big bed. This made Bore room for family activities during the day. The foot cur~ tains on my parents' bed hid my little bed so no one knew it was there unless they were around when we went to bed. I loved my trundle bed where T could sleep close by my father One day my mother let me go a long way from home. She let ae was lice Jason. He was a nice man¦ His little daughter and I played shade of a big tree. We made mudpies and decorated them with sunflower and hollyhock petals and green leaves. They were beautiful. Ue fed then to our dolls. They were delicious. wade in the river. It was too big and too dangerous. We built little sand castles in the cool damp sand¦ We had a playdinner at I was to stay all night at the Jason home. We talked about it as we played. What fun it would be to sleep with a friend. He had bread and milk and fruit for supper. It tasted good. When the sun vent down and the night came on and the stats came out 1 began to big bed. I became very quiet. I could not hold back the tears. I began to cry. I cried harder and harder. Finally Sister Jason ed me up. Ike went out to the corral and caught his big work horse. He Jason put a jacket on me, tied my sunbonnet on ray head and took me to the dooryard where Ike was sitting on the big horse. She lifted in his coat and clung on tight. I was on my way home! The music of the horse's feet on the dusty road almost lulled me to sleep. It was a long ride back to my home. I was so happy when I saw the light My parents thanked Ike for bringing me hone. My father lifted me down, and gave Ike the jacket I had worn. I ran into the house. I was so happy. I was safe and secure in my Bother's arms. -47-
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol. 11
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 323132
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