Please excuse everything about this letter. How can one write anything with someone raving like Hong (?) When I read over this, it sounds so foolish, but I feel like that, ‘Scuse me, won’t you?
Central Hi School
When you get this, you’ll be through with one final, won’t you? Maybe it might cheer you up, but I don’t think it will be so bad for I know you will pass.
This note saves breath and time, too, doesn’t it? My throat won’t stand much more, either. I talked to you too much yesterday. I’m resorting to the old means of communication that made Shakespeare make his wonderful quotation.
Ha-Ha – Am I not poetic?
Take good care of that, old dear, and give it back to me when I give back one of your most valuable possessions. Mama says you ought to take something terribly valuable of mine to get even with my wearing that medal, but you don’t mind, do you?
I think the “blow out” can be “pulled off” but don’t think of it and when you call, I’ll tell you all about it. C?
I hope the words on this paper will do for you what I want them to and inspire (!) you to study hard all the rest of the day.
There’s lots more I’d like to say, but I mustn’t take up your time. Maybe this can do what my presence might.
Just bushels of cheer to you, Fred, and look forward to the 20th when you come out and we’ll make up for all we’ve missed.