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Why Me

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 10
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1978
Type Text
Format image/jpeg
Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6pz56z9
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 323735
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6pz56z9

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Title Why Me
Description Her heart pounded. Now what had happened? 'He got stung by a bee," i nformed the frightened Marnie. Well, this was just a trivial thing, but some days younger ones were put down for a nap, Elnora sat down a minute to rest. It was good to have it quiet; then she heard a noise against the window pane. She looked up. It was rain. "Mother! Mother! It's raining," yelled Monte as he flung open the kitchen door and came running into the house, "Yes, dear, but don't awake the little ones. Come in and shut the door." Rain and more rain shot from the enormous, cumulonimbus clouds. Never in her twenty-six years had she seen so much rain fall for such a long time. The more it rained the more concerned she became because she knew a cloudburst could cause a f1ood. Finally the storm stopped as Quickly as it came. "Mamie, I am going to see about the garden. I don't want the extra water to wash the plants away." She slipped on some old shoes, grabbed the shovel and into the alfalfa field. As she walked back toward the house she could hear a sound up in the canyon, du t when the wind blew through the pines it always did make a roar. She left her muddy shoes on the porch and went into the house. She was a little uneasy, but she kept telling herself there never had been a bad flood and this would not be any different. "Monte would you please go to the shed for some more wood? Maitland, you help him too." Out the door they went, but a sound caught their attention and they stopped short. Back to the house they ran. "Mother, Mother!" they yelled, "Come here. Listen!" -47-
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol. 10
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 323729
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6pz56z9/323729