On the morning of June 27th there is a lottery that is held each year. People are already gathering up at the town square and were getting ready for the lottery.
Mr.Summers the leader of all the events in the village begins the lottery, and everybody begins to quiet down. Mr.Summers checks if all the head of the families are here.
Mine is blank
Tessie has the slip
The men of the families are called up in alphabetical order to draw a slip of paper from the black box. Tey do not want the one with the black mark on it.
The men that drew the paper looked at their paper. Mr. Hutchensen got the mark on his paper which means that his whole family has to draw.
Who is it?
Mr. Hutchensen's family draws one by one. When they are all done they are asked to show the paper to the whole crowd. Mrs. Hutchensen got the mark. now the village needs to stone her to death.
It's Not Fair!
Everybody gets rocks or stones, even little Davy. Mrs. hutchenson screams tat it is not fair once again. Her friend decides to get this overwith and fast. she grabs the largest rock and launches it at Tessies head.