rATH£r Of TrJE-ZAONTrJ By ' Sumraie Eaker Dear Mildred; How well I remember the first job you applied for after you finished business school, and his advice to you was "keep your chin up and keep .smiling." We have everything under perfect control:on the home front,, and. hope yoU:are satisfied with your work. Too much security would be fatal. It would take all the. fun out of the .fight. V/here there is no struggle.,, there would be no strength. If somebody staked us .-to- aU. we wanted, we would .be a race of. weaplings, but if we have the brains and courage, we will win, .vJhat has all this.ito dO'vdth you^-Just this-—Many .Americans believe in freedom and equality only, for themselves. ITiey haven’t enough.self confidence or true self respect to facaicompetitxpn-on a fair base; Envy, and. fear make them mean. They are afraid they cankeep their present advantages o,r gain what they- covet, if others eire, given a fair chance iv No other' system has ,worked go well as kind,and friendly co-operation; 'If-you gain by force, trickery, unfairne.Ss, you will lose as sure as the gun. People''" sneer at the idea, but the golden .rule is still the smartest way„to'get along;inia world full of people as human, as you are. > Love Dad * * •5J- -3:- .GOOD ras FROM YOUR HOME-TOWN ’. ., i.- y ■ Lawndale is acquiring a reputation for its gerierous response to various drives- October, we v;ent "over the top" on'our'quota for bonds in the Third War Loan Drive - The grand-tot al sold here was $90,000.00 to Cleveland Mill & Power Company and to your Moms, Pop, and the whole family. That was a magnificent t6tal' for a village the size of ours and we know you'll be proud to "tell that to the Marines." And now, for' more'recent news - The United War Fund Drive, the drive to h61p support the'USO‘-s,etc, v/ell, Lnwndale "dood" it again, they went over our quota by a 6/k^ majority-We -were assesed $1000,00, and the folks cheerfully gave to the tune of $16^0.14, So rest « assured, boys, that Lavmdcile always stands ready to answer every call that’backs you- aiii

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