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
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Holding Institution Snow College
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Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
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Title Doing Your Bit
Description UNITED STATES FOOD ADMINISTRATION Kansas City, MO May 28, 1918 Bishop of the Mt. Pleasant North Ward Dear Sir; I wish to express unto you my appreciation for your promptness in replying to the letter sent you by the Presiding Bishopric and General Board regarding the sale of wheat owned by the Relief Society of your ward. There has never been a time when wheat was so valuable. The crying need of the hour is food. The manner in which the Relief Societies responded to the call is indeed highly commendable. You can be assured that the wheat will be used in the manufacture of flour for the Government to be used for our soldier boys or our associates in the war. Thanking you very much for your cooperation in the matter, I am, United States Food Adrainistrati Agent, D. F. Piazzek Then there was THE PLEDGE, which was a big hurdle for us children. Our principal came into our school room one day with a paper in hand and made a short but fervent speech about the pressing need for everyone to save sugar after wiilch he read a pledge that he felt all patriotic children should sign and passed it around the room. The pledge stated that each one of us would abstain from eating candy for a six-week period. I was a choco-holic and loved candy in any form. Could my patriotism go that far? After the class, one of the boys approached me and announced that he didn't think that I could possibly keep that pledge. The next day 21
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Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
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