MOTHER QF THE MONTH Dear Boys and Girls: Here is hoping you are well and get ting on rjL,ceiy„ V.'hen asked to m'ifce the Mcther-cf-'the Month letter, perhaps I should .have b.egged'off because I am not a good com- ,;'poser 61 letters nor a good speaker. big ■ job has., been the rearing of a faniily and .flaking the’ best home for them I could» There are' so mar.y things to think and talk about, it is hard to decide which is of most interest to our boys. ; - - One sincere prayer an9 desire of all mothers, uppermost in our hearts, is that this war will soon be over .and that our sons return safely home. V/e.. want, victory for theto yes’ such a complete' victory that, this^ cimnot. happen-to our. grand-sons, ' In the meantime,■ W will be doing ail we” can to hasten the day, by buying V/ar Bonds, collecting scrap, and saying^waste kitchen;X^ts, also buying only what is'necessary. ■;We'don’t mind the.ratiphijigrpf ga§*'and;food^ it-will bring-you-back sooner. You heed not worry/abo.iit us,..'v\re, will hav.e; pl^^nty to .e.at,. -vi ' ^oys, -1 do wish you'could,'see . m and ;arounci I^awndale, They-are be decked in their-most beautiful pQolors..,TBere,^ yeL|.ov/y, brown and gold. They bring to-mind the "Glory pf 'G6d,,V^ that only .‘'man is vile." Looking at the beauty'of nature, .which surrounds Lav/ndale, further’arouses a*' deep desire, in' ry heart, and I bejieve in the Ijec^ts of all mothers, who, ha;ve sons and loved ones 'in service, 'that''ymen.i.victory is won eyid there i-s Peace on Earth that our boys will-’keep this .precious! Peacp,- by.the u^e of right voting, using your intelligence and every Inight o'f‘your influence to tha.t ^end. ^ - ' Nov/, I must wish you well-,, be .of good-cheery writer o^"ten and remember no sacra- fice is too great for usj if it' means your safety, comfort, and happiness. May God Bless and keep you safely, . ’ ; ' Mrs. Chas E. Wallace, Sr, -5(- SGT. LUCIUS R/.NDALL ILL IN AUSTMLK Just c.s the Hoover RrJ.1 v;cnt to-press, v;e heard-^that' Lii'cius is critically ill in an Australian hospital. His-mother, Mrs. Pearle Peeler, received the following tole- rjraj;! .frca the War Department, imy/ashingtonS—’’ * • . _ "Report rcceiye'cv that’your son, Lucius Raridall is in jlospital seriouslj’" ill, cause of illness ruptured appendix r-'peritonitis. You ^villibe'■ notified as'we receive fur-, ther reports." • ’ / The Hoover Rail gang. wisH to tal^e tHis'hethod-'of.’expiress^n^ interest in Luc ius and our. sympathy for ..his'; mother -and fai3dly'^4ho '-are'’an^ av;aiting further nev/s, , ■■

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