Dear J.A. I am so glad you write to us. Otis & Ruby
are up here on their vacation. we all went to Vesta's. Made ice cream
last nite. Octa is in the Hospital at Gladewater we went to see her. I
am going up there tomorrow & stay for a few days & help take
care of her she will soon be able to come home. its sure a busy time.
have some canning to do, get a gallon of strawberries ever 2 or 3 days.
dad got a raise, began working 40 hours last Mon: he works from noon
untill 8. We went to the Seniors play last week. it was a good one.
I am sending you a little remembr, just cant get any
thing, all of the Navy Folders were sold. I got to go to Arp & sign
up for Sugar to can with. I saw James he was home. he got turned down on
account of his arm. he dident get to go to Pearl Harbor. I am sending
his address. Budie Shifflett come home last week, but was called back.
Otis brought us some nice fish, him & Dad went fishing Tues; caught
The Scott boy got married, he has taken his last exam & will be
leaving soon. Billy Gene Eldrige got throwd off a horse & hurt one
leg in a cast. her head cut down the back.
Please excuse everthing
& write soon.