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Page Twelve
Dawson Writes From
Bramsholt, Feby. 4, 1918.
Dear John:
I suppose that I have developed
into a mighty poor correspondent the
last few months, but its a natural re
sult of the life I
guess.
One day in
the army is so much like its predeces
sors and successors that if I didn't
have a calendar I might lose myself.
I have stuck it here all winter and
for that I thank my lucky stars. It
has not as yet been nearly so severe
as last winter but it doesn't take much
weather to make the trenches like a
swamp, and until Spring comes I am
glad that I can stay on this side of
the channel. I expect tho that as
soon as the weather lets up there will
be big doings and most of us who
have been here this winter will be
sent back to stop the rush which is
apparently ldoked for in the Spring1.
The. Germans may make one great
final stab in the endeavor to settle
either the French rthe English be
fore the American Army can make
its presence felt to any extent. It will
be our job to prevent any such effort
being a success and tho things in gen
eral in the war have not been any too
encouraging since last summer I
think the Spring will see events com
ing our way a little better.
There are lots of American troops
in England. I saw a few when I was
on leave in London but of course none
that I knew. They are not stationed
any where close to us, so that I get
little opportunity for making in
quiries.
My brother blew in here from
France last week and with his fam
ily is now I hope half way across the
Atlantic and bound for home. I wish
ed mightily that I could go with him
but I expect I am here for duration
and then some.
I had a letter from Sam Scott on
behalf of the K. of P. some few days
ago. It was signed on the back by
a good many members and it made
me fairly homesick to read so many
familiar names. I have hopes that
someday I may have the opportunity
to talk over the past couple of years
with you, though to tell the truth
7. Rexburg, Idaho
England
what may seem in' jrostin gto you at
a distance seems dam monotonous to
me, seen every cla
Since the bus'inn'.-.ff of the war the
censorship has always prevented ex
act information from reaching the
States, and as you say I believe it has
done much harm. The newspapers
have just been ullt ed to peddle what
they considered wus needed and the
natural reault is thai few people on
LOl'IS ::.AYv'30N
The first WiHH'ton boy to take up
arms against the Germans, wounded
at Vimy Ridge and been in England
ever since.
the other side have much of a notion
what they are up against. If it takes
them as long to find out as it did this
country they are due to be in the
dark a long time yet. The next few
months will no doubt show whether
it pays to stimulate a false optimism
or at least an optimism that is based
on only part of the truth. Perhaps
if there were no limitations on what
No. Town State No. Town State
1. Kemmerer, Wyoming 40. Albany, Oregon
2. Coke vi lie, Wyoming 41. Kcseburg, Oregon
3. Murray, Utai.- 43. Alamosa, Colorado
4. Preston, Idaho 44. David City, Nebraska
5. Malad, Idaho 45. Downey, Idaho
6. Richmond, Utah
8. Mackay, Idaho 48. Springville, Utah
9. Lewiston, Idaho 49. Winslow, Arizona
10. Moscow, Idaho 50. Needles, California
11. Eureka, Utah 51. East Las Vegas, New Mexico
12. Price, Utah 52. Fort Morgan. Colorado
13. Trinidad, Colorado 53. Heber City, Utah
14. Mt. Pleasant, Utah 54. Gallup. New Mexico
15. Provo, Utah 55. Rigbv, Idaho
16. Spanish Fork, Utah 56. Wahpeton, North Dakota
17. American Fork, Utah 57. Fargo, North Dakota
18. Midvale, Utah 58. Grand Forks, North Dakota
19. Bingham Canyon, Utah 59. Tooele, Utah
20. Bountiful, Utah 60. Grand Island. Nebraska
21. Montrose, Colorado 61. Hastings, Nebraska
22. Richfield, Utah 62. Durange, Colorado
23. Gunnison, Utah 63. The Dalles, Oregon
24. Ely, Nevada 64. Baker City, Oregon
25. McGill, Nevada 65. La Grande, Oregon
26. Pendleton, Oregon 66. Tonopah, Neveda
27. Athena, Oregon 67.' Chico, California
28. Walla Walla, Washington 68. Anaconda, Montana
29. Dayton, Washington 69. Kalispell, Montana
30. St. Anthony, Idaho 70. Leavenworth, Washington
31. Wenatchee, Washington 71. Abilene, Texas
32. Aguilar, Colorado 72. Bakersfield, California
33. Grand Junction, Colorado 7 $. Sterling, Colorado
34. Great Falls, Montana 74. Loveland, Colorado
35. Helper, Utah 75. Laramie, W yominjr
36. Las Animas, Colorado 76. Rawlins, Wyoming
37. Centralia, Washington 77/ Beatrice, Nebraska
38. Chehalis, Washington 78. Devils Lake, North Dakota
39. Dallas, Oregon 79. Colfax, Washington
46. Shoshone, Idaho
47. Colville, Washington
I could write I might be able to write
you an interesting letter, but as it
is the less said on any but bare gen
eralities the better. It may be that
I am too much American properly to
appreciate the English. At any rate
I'd make a poor Englishman I'm
afraid.
The grub question is beginning to
obtrude itself, unpleasantly. We are
assured the supply is plentiful but no
one seems to know just where it is
or how to get it. Certainly all pro
vision stores are advertised by a line
outside, varying in length from a few
yards to half a mile. That of course
doesnt affect us in the army. Some
body has to rustle our rations for us
and will continue to do so for dura
tion. That is one comfort anyway.*
It beats me, and I guess nearly every
one, how Fritz ca manage to feed,
cut off as he is from any outside aid.
W ewill probably learn all that after
the war is over.
Your last letter was addressed to
Lieut. L. D. a title which I haven't
j^'ot and certainly don't covet. Two
years in the army has made me so
little a soldier that a soft fatigue job
is the height of anyone's ambition. I
am putting my plain unadulterated
address below and I'll be glad if
you'll stick that on your paper. I
like to keep in touch after a fashion
with Williston. I intend to go back
us soon as discharged unless that dis
charge is closely connected with a
chunk of hardware. And if I go to
France anything addressed thusly
will reach me almost as quickly as if
sent direct. My regard to all the boys
and if you known any one I know who
is on this side, send me their address.
Sincerely,
WILLISTON GRAPHIC
Louis.
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128. Okmulgee, Oklahoma 168. Pittsburg, Kansas
129. Magna, Utah 169. Longmont, Colorado
130. Rice Lake, Wisconsin 170. Shenandoah, Iowa
131. Red Wing. Minnesota 171. Arkansas City, Kansas
132. Salem, Oregon 172. Papeer, Michigan
133. Lakeview, Oregon 173. Port Huron, Michigan
134. Ironwood, Michigan 174. Crookston, Minnesota
135. Bemidji, Minnesota 175. Carrington, North Dakota
136. Muskogee, Oklahoma 176. Grace, Idaho
137. Moline, Illinois 177. Blackwell, Oklahoma
138. Corvallis, Oregon 178. Alma, Michigan
139. Olympia, Washington 179. Bend, Oregon
140. Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin 180. Oil City, Pennsylvania
141. Hilly ard, Washington 181. Lima, Ohio
142. Virginia, Minnesota 182. Mansfield, Ohio
143. Oregon City, Oregon 183. Ard more. Oklahoma
144. Marysville, California 184. Jerome, Arizona
145. Enterprise, Oregon 185. Bradford, Pennsylvania
146. Las Vegas, Nevada 186. Napa, California
147. Hood River, Oregon 187. Fostoria, Ohio
148. Calumet, Michigan 188. Franklin, Pennsylvania
149. Escanaba, Michigan 189. Moberly, Missouri
150. Ishpeming. Michigan 190. Porterville. California
151. Tegoa, Washington 191 Enid, Oklahoma
152. Mitchell, South Dakota 192. Pittston, Pennsylvania
153. Huron, South Dakota 193. LaSalle, Illinois
154. Oelwein, Iowa 194. Marysvale, Utah
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156. North Platte, Nebraska 196. Hailey, Idaho
157. Atchison, Kansas 197. Owosso, Michigan
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