Doing Your Bit

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 17
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1985
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
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Title Doing Your Bit
Description eight the worries caused by one child and you get a big bundle of worries indeed. The real wonderment is not so much that each child survived his or her own dangers and disasters, but that my mother survived them all. I did not run in the annual footrace later in the morning of that Fourth of July and win a whole quarter as I had done more than once in previous years and as I did again in future years. I won something far more precious than silver or gold, a memory to add to many others that feature a wise and caring mother--a Mother's Day mother. Is it unreasonable for me to feel that that Fourth of July was the best one I "celebrated" during the years when I was growing up? Most certainly, that painful, tainted, lovely Fourth of July was the one I have remembered best. DOING YOUR BIT World War I Years in Mt. Pleasant Dorothy Jacobs Buchanan 267 East 300 North Richfield, UT 84701 Professional Division Second Place Personal Recollections Kaleidoscopic memories surge through my mind when I recall those busy years in lit. Pleasant during World War I. I am grateful that I retain mental pictures of another era that is significant in our historical world. On a sunny day in August, 1914, Mama and I were preparing lunch at noon for my father who came from his work downtown at that time. However, he was a few minutes late that day, which was unusual; but suddenly he hurried into the room and stated in excited tones, "We've just had word that Germany has declared war on Russia. I'm afraid we're in for real trouble." And he was definitely right. Our lives changed perceptibly. New patterns and problems engulfed us, as was true of the whole 19
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