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The Compassionate Witch

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 23
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1991
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6sq8xj8
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 324501
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6sq8xj8

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Title The Compassionate Witch
Description apologize for the delay. Sister Mercie, our witch, has been detained. Please be patient, she will come as soon as possible." Though performance time had arrived at the social hall, time was unheeded at the home where Mercie was needed. skill and dedication eased tne pa in, administering such medication as was available. With tireless arms she with sterile supplies she washed the new-born infant and dressed the mother and baby. Again the music begins. The Bishop comes out on the -stage. delay, but Sister Mercie is on her way. She just delivered a bouncing baby boy to the Larson's residence. Mother and Daoy are reported to be doing fine. With a hasty farewell, Mercie hurried to the car that had been sent to drive her to the theater. Her costume had taken up a chant, "We want Mercie! We want the witch!" Tapping toes and clapping hands rhythmically punctuated the shouting. The hall was alive with anticipation. Once more the conductor signaled the attention of the musicians and the downbeat was given. The curtain began to roll, lxghts were aglow and the audience impatiently anticipated the moment of beginning. Mercie in all her glory-nose in place, grey locks of hair partially covering her face, rustling skirts and 76
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Identifier 092_The Compassionate Witch.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 23
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 324482
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6sq8xj8/324482