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After Mr. Shannon4 telephoned me the good news5, I wrote out a telegram and went to the nearest Western Union. The operator threw my message back at me. "We can't send messages of this sort. In case of the death of a child I could send it, but nothing of this kind. Government orders.6" So, you see, your John's7 first questionable act, according to our noble government, is coming into the world alive!
Congratulations, my dear, and my true love to you.Your Aunt Willie
How delighted little Margaret10 must be!Mrs. Lynn S. Ickis1 16221