Silence in a Winter Evening

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 22
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneer
Publisher Snow College
Date 1990
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
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Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 323884
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Title Silence in a Winter Evening
Description climbed out of the ditch and carried her across the snowbank to the sidewalk, and hurried back to her warm home. Once inside she quickly removed the wet clothing and wrapped the child in a warm blanket. She noticed that the coat and long white stockings were covered with ice crystals. Camille came to help as LaVon began to rub Marilyn's arms and legs hoping to restore the circulation. As her body began to warm a little, Marilyn opened her eyes and smiled at LaVon. Her limbs hurt as chillblains tingled in her hands and feet, but she knew ahe was safe now that she was no longer trapped in the ditch where she had slid between the snow banks. LaVon put her in a chair near the open oven door. Camille brou^it some dry clothing for her mother to put on Marilyn, and Camille and Doug continued to rub Marilyn's arms and le^« LaVon took the simmering teakettle from the back of the stove and poured hot water over 3ome ginger and sugar she mixed in a cup. She added some milk to cool the drink and handed the cup to Marilyn* "Here, drink this," she gently urged her. "It will make you warm on the inside." She picked up the telephone and called the operator again. She listened as the telephone rang, and when no one answered, ahe asked the operator to call a near neighbor of the Nielsons. Three Nielson children were sober as they came back into the house* Three sets of eyes filled with tears as they looked at each other* They had looked everywhere and had seen no sign of Marilyn* Catherine answered the ringing telephone just as her mother's car pulled into the driveway* "Marilyn is safe. She is up at LaVon Olson's," she called joyously to her mother, when she opened the door. The mother gave instructions to her children, so that supper would be ready when their father returned 128
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 22
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 323841
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