how stanley's family got it's bad luck from elya broken promise
Elya was 16 and he was inlove with Myra.
Elya went to ask myra's dad if he could marry her but so did Ogor who offerd a pig and Myra's dad wanted the pig
Elya went to Madame Zamboni to seek advice but MZ said that Myra's head is as empty as a flowerpot and that she thought he should go to America like her son.
After MZ saw ow stubbourn he was she said that her sow had just had a litter of pigs and that he could take the smallest one and take it up a mountain where there is a streem and to make it drink once a day till Myra birthday then to take it up once more
She also told him to sing a song to the pig when it was drinking. She also made him promis to take her up to drink and for him to sing the song to her
So once everyday for many days Elya took the pig up the mountain to dring as he sung the song