Jan – 28 – 1919
Dear Bro Wm
Just rec your letter today along with one from home, and
was very glad to hear from you again. Well Willie am very
glad to hear you are well and will try
and to slip down your way
if I get a pass. A p big
percentage of the men in my outfit are getting passes to
Coblenz lately. I hope to get one real soon and will get
it extended so I can come donw if possible.
Everything is about the same with me. We are going
through te every day routine caring for the
horses doing a little squad right and playing games etc.
The big talk around here lately is about going home but
the bottom generally drops out when the time comes so
I now give up hopes. Both of our majors have left us
and went to the 26th Div
who are going to the states soon I understand.
Calr Quick is still at Funston but Bill Anderson is
a civilian working in K.C. "luck bird". Frank Hudson
should put on a uniform and help break up the
street car strike in K.C. mabe he could win himself
a D.S.C. ha!
Willie you know Car Kirkman he was in our town a few
days ago. he is a Lieut. Dutch Smitdth is a Lieut also
Bernick[?] Deavis. pretty good don't you think. Alice
& Edith got a touch of the Influenza and was in
bed for some time did she tell you. The last letter
they were better she said. Well Willie there is little
to write about so I close. I rec your other letter and
post card. my xmas
has not come yet, it must be lost or some guy smelled
the candy and finished it. Lee Peterson, Bill Blackman,
Tom Donaway and a few oher[?] boys you now are still here.
Come over if you can.
It is 9 P.M. so good by
and good luck.