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Well, you can’t have a baby by mental telepathy--I’m sure of that! I got the “curse” today, so instead of going to the doctor for reducing pills, I took my bloody self to bed with your cablegram “sans origine.” That’s the way it was on the form sent to the house.
Gee honey, I’ve read that cablegram over & over. I’m so glad you sent it. And also, I’m so awfully glad you are hearing from me! I love you, my dearest!
Tonight I tried to call Crile Hospital & see if I could take some servicemen out, but special service closes at 5 p.m. so I’ll have to call some other day when I don’t work as late!
I’m having Sat. afto. off, I think. Anyhow, I have this Sat. aft. off, so I plan to visit the library & I guess that’s about all, except to, also, go home & give my room a good clean up.
Sweetheart, I sure hope Bulova Co. didn’t lose your watch as gosh, I could use it! If it is lost, I wonder about our recourse?
Today we rec’d a letter from Sima. Noting much new. Ray’s refrigeration unit has been activated. I’ll send you their letter eventually.
Gosh sweets--I love this pen you got me--I, also, love the person who got me the pen.
Did I tell you about Dad’s & my agreement? Next term we’re both enrolling in some interesting night class at Cleve. College. How do you like that?
Tomorrow we’re having a teachers’ meeting & I think a lot of “bones” will be laid on the table.
See, here is more or less the situation. Mrs. Bennett (head teacher) works 8 hrs. a day, 5 days wk. & her daughter, Patty, comes on the 6th day. Then, I really work the longest hrs. as I work 8 hrs. a day or 44 hrs. a wk. Then, we have Mrs. Cox, Mrs. Keifer & Mrs. Kuback--both 6 hr. workers, 5 days a wk. & Alice Haas (WRU student) 5 days wk. 4 hrs. Well, Keifer, age 35, Kuback, age 50 & self plus Bennett “hit it off” fine. Haas is swell too! But Cox--well! well! well! No one seems “to go her.” So, therefore, the teachers’ meeting. Also , we all want to know exactly what’s what with our “timing schedule” as Keifer, Cox & Kuback all like to work mornings & get through at 12:30, 1:00, etc. Well, Haas always works afternoons; but why should I work a 10-6 shift every day? So, that shall be discussed, too! I certainly intend to speak my mind.
Oct. issue of Coronet there’s a story on the newspaper “Hobo News.” It’s a paper started by a bum that’s making millions. Well, I got the paper & got quite a “kick” out of it. That’s as far as it goes. Anyhow, I will send you certain tidbits from it!
Honey bunny--how would you like an L-shaped house? I’ll make you a complete diagram of what I mean & enclose it in a letter eventually. You know, when you get back, after we decide where we want to live I think we ought to build. Huh? But please, let’s get out of Cleve. I hate it!
Sweetheart, as soon as I hear from you (letter) I’ll send you Lt. & Mrs. Sol Lame’s picture plus some of us (I mean, folks) if they come out.
All my love always,
Recommended CitationSpeert, Edith, "Letter Written by Edith Speert to Victor A. Speert Dated October 19, 1944" (1944). Speert, Edith and Victor A.. Paper 91.