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We are proud to reproduce for your pleasure, a,splendid
letter from Mr. T. D, Kcnp, Jr. of Charlotte. Mr. Kemp,
a v;id(5ly-knov/h coluj-lnist, whose deep-thinking columns al
ways give plenty of food for thou^t, very graciously v;rote
us this message for cur Anniversary Number, ?Jid we're sure
you’ll find his remarks on Eeligion and the part it plays,
or should play in our lives, thought provoking. (Mr. Kemp
is a brother of the late Hal Kemp, popular orchestra leadei*
who died a fev/ years ago, fron injuries received in an auto-
■V mobile accident.)
Dear Mrs, Osborne:
Your charming letter of October 26 delisted me. I have seen a number of organ
izational publications for men in the' armed forces - in fact, I am editor of one -
but "Hot Off The Hoover Rail" is by far the best one I have run across. It is cert
ainly an honor to .have a wor?=. from mo included in your first anniversary number.
It must indeed be an inspiration to;those of your boys, now scattered throughout
the world in this fight for human rights, to receive your publicatich and know that
the tilings they are fighting for ore being so well preserved by the associates they
left behind. One thing that impressed me deeply is the space 'jru r’.uvote to "The Vil
la,Church" and the "Sernonette". Similar publications devote far too little space
to religion which is the very basis of rJ-l civil society and the source of all good
and of all comfort,
5 Human old P-itrick Henry, one of the first /imericans to fight really for liberty,
wrote a short time before his death "I have nov/ disposed of all my property to my
family. There is one thing more I vjish I could give them, rjid that is the Christian
religion. If t hey had that and I had not given them one shillingj they vjould be
rich. But if they had not that and I had given them all the world, they would be
My sincere hope that by this time next year, or the year after at the very lat
est, all of your boys will be back'home again - richer for the experiences they are
having and enobled by the scarifices they are making,
WitJ'i best wishes.
T, D, Kemp, Jr.
Charlotte, North Cjirolina
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A private asked his captain for a furlough, offering as a reason that liia wife
vjas very ill. His captain said, "I would not mind giving you a furlough, but the
last tirae I gave you one your wife said you got dj:Tinlc, carried on and made a lot of
trouble, so I should.keep you in camp,"
"Captain," said the private, "may'I talk to you as man to man?" Tlie captain
agreed, "1,'fcll, sir," said the private, "we're both liars. I'm not married rjad never
A bathing beauty is a girl who has a wonderful profile all the way down.
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