Letters, Apr. 27, 1931

Sister Heroine


Our President's heart is in the right place. So is Bryan Untiedt's (TIME, April 13). But his sister heroine of the western blizzard paid the full price of devotion, heard no praise.

Lest you forget I tell the story: March 15, 1919, a country school near Center, N. Dak. was also dismissed early because of a blizzard. Hazel Miner, schoolgirl, started home with her two little brothers, in a buggy. It also was upset. Useless to attempt walking, she prepared shelter under the upset buggy, wrapped the two brothers in the...

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