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C. A. Earle Rinker letter to his mother, Feb. 15, 1908, page 2

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Bet it is pretty heard on you to go back to oil lamps. It must be a treat for the kids. I know it used to be for me. You know we would fire up a lamp when the gas would freeze up. I can't understand where Steward is going to start up his restaurant. You said he was going in a little place by the P.O. on the north side. Now the P.O. was next to the alley and Frank Daniels was on the north side of alley. Oh Say I have got it now. I was trying to locate the place with Goldfield directions. You know North is south to me here. Stewart is going in where Bryant's shop used to be. Did Bryant go out of business. Yes I was to John's last Sunday and have made arrangements to go again tomorrow. Myrta had intended to come to our place tomorrow but it is so muddy now that she said I had better come there. I told her I would come after dinner but nothing would do but I get there for dinner. I was over there last Thursday evening to play cribbage. They go to church every Sunday. Pem must be getting pretty fresh. Would like to see him out with his girl. Speaking about doc Brandon's Did At or May get a picture of that group taken in front of Doc's house. Myrta cut the picture out of the Muncie Star and hung it on the wall. I wish you would tell me who they all are. We can't make out only a few. That must been K.R. Vaught that was in



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