Life Among the Mormons: Secretaries
Next Month: Talent Night
The best government in the world, the best religion, the best traditions of any people, depend upon the good or evil of the men and women who administer them.
Young Man’s Fancy
Duty: Something we look forward to with distaste, do with reluctance, and boast about forever.
Joe Smyly Northridge, California
A high councilor, when asked the meaning of the word genealogy, replied, “It’s something that I don’t understand, but every time I hear the word I get a guilty conscience.”
Melvyn Shelley Holbrook, Arizona
While watching our children at play, my husband commented: “I’ll bet Mormon kids are the only ones who include going to meetings when they play house.”
Bea Hodson Midland, Michigan
“Daddy, how do you find the least common denominator?” “Haven’t they found that yet? They were looking for it when I was in school!”
A man who had just been promoted to vice-president boasted so much about it to his wife that she finally retorted: “Vice-presidents are a dime a dozen. Why, in the supermarket they even have a vice-president in charge of prunes.” Furious, the husband phoned the supermarket and asked to speak to the vice-president in charge of prunes. “Which kind?” he was asked. “Packaged or bulk?”
Bits & Pieces
A young woman running to the meetinghouse with a life preserver to be used as a visual aid in a class was stopped short by a friend who said: “You obviously know something that I don’t know.”
Clyde B. Russell Santa Rosa, California