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How The Eagle Became Bald-headed
It sometimes happened in the long ago that some living thing went bad and became a source of trouble to all the others. Sometimes they wrought so much sorrow and...
Sheep; Livestock; Southwest Utah Livestock Show--Cedar City (Iron County, Utah)
Young Lynn Winterton of Kamas (right) who exhibited grand champion lamb at Southwest Utah Livestock Show, beams with satisfaction as his lamb is sold at auction for $3.00 a pound, bringing him $330.00. Lehi M. Jones, purchaser, turned the lamb...
From the first scratching of pens on September 19th, until the last book was
slammed shut on May 20th our school was "the tops." To the tune of "You're Pep"
and "Locomotive Aggies," we popped Dixie back on the nose for what...
traced back to this event.) The Freshmen sponsored an assembly...
Reading from left to right, front row: D. Mathews, Hess, G. flshby, Duffin, Christensen, fllroid,
Stevens. Back row: Covevil, C. flshby, Davis, Murdock, G. Mathews, Paxton, Wadson.
The B. £L C. Track Meet was spec-tacular
with many of the B....
us to such a degree that only the word "dictatorship" makes us want to shriek,
"Not on your life!"
One must not forget the contest...
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Chapter 1: Introduction and Rationale
In mainstream America, conversations about “my first marriage” or “my second wife” are commonplace and would hardly be cause for pause. With the divorce rate in the United States...
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members lived in relative peace as they established colonies throughout, what are today the states of Utah, Colorado, Arizona, Idaho, and Nevada. As the borders of the United States expanded to include the Mormon...
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followers to remain full members of the LDS Church because they continued to believe that it was the proper organization of God’s kingdom on earth created by Joseph Smith. Before his death in 1934, Lorin Woolley called and...
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marriage in peace. From this time forward, the Work maintained a congregation in Salt Lake City and one in Short Creek.
As Lorin Woolley grew older, he understood that it would be important to reorganize the high priesthood...
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for the beleaguered believers. The strongest threat to the Work came in 1953 when Arizona Governor John Howard Pyle ordered Arizona state officers to drive a convoy of police vehicles and buses into Short Creek in an attempt...
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In Europe and subsequently in North America, polygamy has been seen as a barbarous and immoral lifestyle “since the earliest of times” (Austen, 2011). Because the belief that polygamy breeds immorality and abuse is so...
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they wished; (4) removed the opportunity for participants to identify the expectation of the researcher from among a list of other options, as is the case with a questionnaire; and (5) through my giving of random...
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needed for two to three years. The mission provides a period of time for these young men to assess their commitment to the work and to focus on giving back to their community. In the process, these young men learn valuable...