Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

Short Stories

Tenor On Horseback

Friday, May 16th, 2014

Tenor On Horseback

by Matt Sprague (1945) Rex Bannon, half owner of the Diamond-C, let out a howl of anguish as the piece of scenery came down full on his left toe. It was Rex’ third season as volunteer scene shifter...

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Bull

Friday, May 9th, 2014

Bull

by W.O. McGeehan (1919) To begin with it had been a tough winter. The reformers had killed the fight game and I didn’t see much chance of cornering a lot of jack, working Jersey with my stable of...

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Last Chance Acre

Friday, May 2nd, 2014

Last Chance Acre

by Maitland Scott (1937) Nan Stewart clutched a tiny, whimpering bundle of human life to her quivering bosom. She faltered clumsily on her thin legs, which her threadbare nightgown revealed had lost their roundness of feminine charm, while...

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The Idiots

Friday, April 25th, 2014

The Idiots

by Joseph Conrad We were driving along the road from Treguier to Kervanda. We passed at a smart trot between the hedges topping an earth wall on each side of the road; then at the foot of...

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The Outrage—A True Story

Friday, April 18th, 2014

The Outrage—A True Story

by Aleksandr Kuprin (1914) It was five o’clock on a July afternoon. The heat was terrible. The whole of the huge stone-built town breathed out heat like a glowing furnace. The glare of the white-walled house was...

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In Honor Bound

Friday, April 11th, 2014

In Honor Bound

by Caroline Chesebro (ca. 1896) The little hamlet called Juniper, lying at the foot of the Granite Hills, had contributed men out of all proportion to the State and country—twenty ministers to the pulpit, a judge to...

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The Music on the Hill

Friday, April 4th, 2014

The Music on the Hill

by Saki Sylvia Seltoun ate her breakfast in the morning-room at Yessney with a pleasant sense of ultimate victory, such as a fervent Ironside might have permitted himself on the morrow of Worcester fight. She was scarcely...

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Long Odds

Friday, March 28th, 2014

Long Odds

by H. Rider Haggard The story which is narrated in the following pages came to me from the lips of my old friend Allan Quatermain, or Hunter Quatermain, as we used to call him in South Africa....

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The Last Lesson

Friday, March 21st, 2014

The Last Lesson

by Alphonse Daudet I started for school very late that morning and was in great dread of a scolding, especially because M. Hamel had said that he would question us on participles, and I did not know...

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The Screaming Skull

Friday, March 14th, 2014

The Screaming Skull

by F. Marion Crawford I have often heard it scream. No, I am not nervous, I am not imaginative, and I never believed in ghosts, unless that thing is one. Whatever it is, it hates me almost...

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