I received you letters of March 5th and March 8th this
evening an am going to answer them while it is still light enough to
That $1437.59 balance in my savings account will increase by $350.00
when you receive the check from the government. They have a new system
instead of sending money orders through I pay the money to the Army
Finance over here and they send San Francisco an air mail letter
authorizing them to mail you a check. That prevents a money order from
So far I've only received that one package from you. I hope that rest
of them will arrive in a good condition also I'm anxious to receive all
the packages that were sent to me because there are about twelve of them
in the mails now. One of these fine days I'll go to the mail tent and come
back with my arms full. I hope that day will come soon.
There isn't very much in your letters that I can comment on so I'll
write briefly about life here. Once in a while I get up for breakfast but
most of the time I sleep until about nine o"clock. The meals aren't too
good and sometimes I skip a meal which shouldn't be news to you.
It's getting pretty dark now so I'd better close.
My regards to all