The morning of June 27th...The children assembled first... Bobby Martin had already stuffed his pockets full of stones, and the other boys soon followed hisexample, selecting the smoothest and roundest stones..eventually made a great pile of stones in one corner of thesquare and guarded it against the raids of the other boys. The girls stood aside, talking among themselves
The men joined the kids and discussed planting, taxes, rain, and tractors. The women arrived shortly after and greeted each other with gossip.
have you seen them
did you hear
Mrs. Hutchinson had arrived late due to her forgetting it was the lucky day.
little late today folks
it wasn't fair
Mr.Summers called the lottery open. Every household leader took a slip of paper from the box and held it up. The Hutchinson family was the "lucky" winner.
Each member of the Hutchinson family grabbed a slip from the box to unveil the ultimate "winner", as they raised there card up it was Mrs. Hutchinson.
Immediately after it was a announced they surrounded Mrs. Hutchinson and stoned her.