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Confession

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 09
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1977
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6df6pc6
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 324900
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6df6pc6

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Title Confession
Description helper gave the sick, and the pills packed so conscien-tiously and lovingly often seemed to work miracles. Source: From personal experience-early 1900's CONFESSION Marjiorie Madsen Riley Salt Lake City, Utah Non-Professional Division Second Honorable Mention Anecdote I stole something once. I stole an egg. What prompted the criminal act, I can't say for sure, but I suspect it was one of two things: Either I was hungry or I was bored. My family lived at Uncle Willie's farm near the cedar hills west of Mt. Pleasant at the time. Aunt Marie, with her three little girls, lived in our house in town while Uncle Willie was away on an L.D.S. Mission. Each week day my two sisters, my brother and I "caught" the school wagon which hauled us the two miles to school. I was in the "Beginners" grade and attended morning sessions only, so my parents instructed me to spend my free afternoon at the homes of relatives, waiting for the school wagon to take me back to my home again. Well, the afternoon in which this incident occurred, I decided to while away my time at Aunt Marie's. Finding no one at home, I amused myself by playing on the swings and climbing apple trees, and eventually, making my way to the barnyard. All of a sudden an idea hit me. Why not venture into the chicken coop, take an egg from a hen's nest and run fast to Showman's General Store to exchange it for a penny. Then I could scamper next door to "Pete Poker's" little shop and buy a piece of penny candy. After all, I reasoned with myself, it was my father's yard and it was my father's chicken coop, so why shouldn't I take an egg if I wanted to. And, that is exactly what I did. -6-
Format application/pdf
Identifier 016_Confession.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 9
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 324793
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6df6pc6/324793