Segment Synopsis: A man with flu cured by Stiner's father. Diagnosing illness with a special apparatus.
Hot fomentations Cupping was used to drain blood from Stiner's tubercular mother.
Influence of mother's death on father.
Segment Synopsis: Beating a man who got whatever hold he wanted on Stiner. Working and travelling with
a drinking man in southern Idaho; Stiner didn't let men know he could wrestle. Handling
two men who attacked him on a pleasant day's walk.
Segment Synopsis: Her aunts were trained in Boston. Aunt Margaret shocked visiting sisters by being
a chambermaid rather than a nurse; her preference for boyfriends over marriage, after
mother's experience; she had to smoke in secret. Stiner's
grandmother tried to hide smoking from children. Margaret's ways.
Segment Synopsis: Intimacy of country dances compared to loneliness of young today. Love and realism
in marriage. Birth control methods. Depression and spread of machinery forced acceptance
of smaller families
Segment Synopsis: Work open to women was limited, but working women didn't feel socially inferior. Her
ambition to be a "kept wife." Lack of creativity in most work. Sharing experiences
with friends. Women didn't do outside work in Canada.
Segment Synopsis: Her dependency and resentment changed to acceptance and religious centering, Stiner
worked for love, not money. Men's need for liberation from wives problems. Tendency
to try to make mate or children over into image of perfection.
Segment Synopsis: Sunday meetings in homes. Sharing thoughts from the Bible: "it spoke to me." Role
of preachers to show life of Jesus, and the simplicity of his teachings. Turning thoughts
to love; overcoming extremely difficult situations.
Segment Synopsis: Her earlier religious group affiliation congealed into doctrine; her full acceptance
of current faith. Many in the faith had bad experiences in their churches. How the
members refer to their "way". How she became involved through a meeting at Park (1939);
a woman who first heard them when she was thirteen. Commitment of preachers. Recognizing
other "friends"; friendship with another member. Problem of involvement in social
Segment Synopsis: Mistreatment of cousin's bullet wound caused his death. Admiration of Stiner by neighbor
family. He would have been quite successful if they'd had the breaks. His pleasure
in breaking mean horses.
Segment Synopsis: Wrestling on threshing outfits - they liked to try Stiner out because of his reputation.
"Calf roped" was calling "uncle." He never wrestled with Idaho's champion wrestler,
by mutual agreement. He would never hurt anyone
wrestling. Helping an Alberta wrestler train for a championship fight.