Prisoner of War
NOVEMBER 3, 1944
HERE WE ARE BEGINNING THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER. THE DAYS ARE REALLY GETTING SHORT NOW, AND THE WEATHER IS MUCH COOLER. ALREADY WE HAVE HAD SEVERAL FROSTS. THE TREES WERE VERY BEAUTIFUL ALL THROUGH OCTOBER, WITH ALL THEIR MANY COLORS, BUT MOST OF THEM HAVE LOST THEIR LEAVES NOW.
THESE LAST FEW WEEKS HAVE SEEN AN INCREASE IN THE ACTIVITIES OF THE CANDIDATES WHO ARE SEEKING SUPPORT IN THE ELECTION NEXT TUESDAY.
THE HIGH SCHOOL BOYS HAVE SEEN TALKING AND PRACTICING BASKET BALL FOR WEEKS, AND TONIGHT THEY PLAY THEIR FIRST GAME WITH MARENGO HERE IN THE HOME GYM. OUR GYM HERE IN THE COMMUNITY HOUSE IS A BUSY PLACE, TOO, FOR THE KIDS TOO YOUNG TO GO OUT FOR THE HIGH SCHOOL TEAM.
THE KIDS PLAYED HALLOWEEN PRANKS ALL LAST MONTH AND EVEN SOAPED A FEW WINDOWS AFTER HALLOWEEN WAS OVER. IN FACT, THE OLD HOME TOWN IS JUST ABOUT AS USUAL FOR THIS TIME OF THE YEAR.
�SLICK� FLEMING AND IRENE HAVE A NEW BABY DAUGHTER, AND NORMAN REGAN AND HIS WIFE HAVE A BABY SON.
MARY MILLER MARRIED SOME FELLOW FROM LOUISVILLE AND IS LIVING OVER THERE. DONALD BEYL MARRIED VIVIAN LLEWELLYN FROM MEMPHIS, AND DOUG KRAMER MARRIED JANE MARKERT FROM NEW ALBANY. DOUG AND HIS WIFE ARE LIVING IN THE APARTMENT HOUSE HERE IN SPEED.
YOUR FOLKS ALL SEEM TO BE FINE. I SEE YOUR MOTHER AND DAD AND MOZELLE QUITE OFTEN.
JOHN POPP IS STILL IN THE BARBERING BUSINESS BUT NOWADAYS HE DOES A LOT MORE TALKING THAN HE DOES HUNTING AND FISHING. THE MILL KEEPS GOING BUT IS NOT RUSHED. AND NEITHER IS LUCKY-- HE STILL TAKES CARE OF THE POOL TABLES. I AM WRITING TO ABOUT 350 MEN NOW AND IT KEEPS ME PRETTY BUSY.
I HAVE NOT HEARD FROM YOU FOR A LONG TIME BUT HOPE TO SOON.
JESSE G. DORSEY
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