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WHAT POST CARDS TOLD
Arrived o. k. Am now sitting
on the wide veranda looking at
sea. Wish you could have come
with us. Mother has found some
old ladies with their sewing, so
she is happy. Guess I'll go for
a walk. Now, see if you hadn't
married George you could go
with me. Betty.
Chum: . '
Nearly perished yesterday of
loneliness. Crowd of girls and
.usual summer "willy boys"
here. One girl, old enough for
O. M., trails ( off by self. Think
I'll look her up. Maybe she has
been disappointed in love. Launch
stopping atjiock. New arrivals.
'Heavens ! there is a real man. Can
see he is wearing gray flannel
shirt. Me for a nearer view.
Bride J.: "
Hopes blasted! Mr. 'Gray Flan
nel wasn't stopping here. Some
cottage up further. Homely,
hence interesting. Old girl I
wrote of is a Mrs. James. Mar
ried, but ' btilly fine company.
Tried to persuade mother to go
up to some cottage. No go.
Greetings to George.
Joy! Met Gray, Flannel today.
Mrs. James and I out fishing up
river, parasol blew overboard and
just then Mr. G. F. suddenly ap
peared round bend and gallantly
tried to rescue it. Well! we
talked some, looked more. Wish
mother would go up to cottages.
Gray Flannel came down to
hop last eve. What do you know
'bout that? Divine dancer. Go
ing to take Mrs. J. and I fishing.
Mother has an idea she wants to
go down shore to Maplehurst.
Stupid place. So many antiques
. Glad you're so happy you two. j:
Been right joyful myself. Motor-'
ed through hills other day, of
course with Gray Flannel and
Mrs. J. Picnic lunch. He rides,
and we had fine gallop to Chester
ton for breakfast other morning.
Mrs. J. didn't go. Betsy.
Just been out moonlight canoe
ing up river "mit" Gray Flannel.
Didn't talk usual summer non
sense, so you needn't smile.
Bluer than indigo to think we
have to go home next week. That
comes of being "in moderate cir
cumstances." I want to be a mil
lionaire and with the millionaires