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Hurriedly at 11:15 p. m.
Tomorrow I world 8:30—4:30; therefore, this hurried letter this evening since it is late & I must get up at 6:45.
Don’t forget that I love you—love you more than anything or anybody!
Sweetheart—so much to write—Dad, Mom, Uk & I went to see “Dragon Seeds” tonite. Katerine [sic] Hepburn & Walt Huston—superb!
Really good picture! However, can’t stand Dad’s comments. He says “propaganda” about everything; but damm [sic], the Am. People need more films like “Dragon Seeds.” Just because Dad is aware of “existing things” is no sign other people are.
Rain again today—nuts! I hate Cleveland weather!
Signed up for group hosp. ins. thru Bd. of Educ. It’s 60¢ mos. ward service, deducted semi-annually. I took it out for myself merely & mainly for clause #6 “maternity care after contract has been in effect for 12 mos. including use of delivery room.” Hope it’ll come in necessary—huh?
Alma called tonige [sic]. She’ll be in tomorrow, so excuse me, sweets, if my coming letters will be brief until her visit is over. Harold isn’t coming—he’s got a sick Mom. I can see where Alma & I will just really “bull.”
And the mail today—Alice P’s letter worrying about males;—Martha Altman 3 mos. pregnant & Al in Camp Dix awaiting his discharge; & a letter from Syl Hirshfield saying she was “thrilled” to hear from you & she is going to send you a package. Gosh, honey, no wonder you don’t ask me for anything—you let our friends & relatives spend their money. Oh yes—a letter from Winnie Luddecke—very sweet & told me she, also, heard from High & glad you & Hugh “hit it off,” etc, etc.
Oh yes—2 letter[s] from Mort—nothing from you.
Teachers’ meeting tomorrow for sure!
Sweetheart, darling—must take my bath! Love you madly—wish you were here to wash my back.
X Goodnight my love!
I knew I forgot something. Another cablegram cam[e] from you today—o’er the phone—but hon—it sounds exactly like the 1st one. What say?
Recommended CitationSpeert, Edith, "Letter Written by Edith Speert to Victor A. Speert Dated October 23, 1944" (1944). Speert, Edith and Victor A.. Paper 86.