you can see by that, the people in France are not starving to death, the meat markets are full.
The most of the inhabitants wear long wooden shoes with iron all around the bottoms and they sound like a horse coming down the cobble stone streets. The people all take off their hats to “Old Glory” as they see it passing by and most every home has a American flag in the window. It does not sum to be I am so far from home. The censorship will not allow us to write about everything we would like to, so this letter will let you know you boy is o.k. All the newspapers here are printed in French so I have not read a word of war news since coming over. I guess the Huns are ready to quite.
I wish you would write my wife and tell her all. Also tell Harry that Mr. Coling is still with me and in the best health and when Cohing writes Harry will hear about it thro’ Mr Vedder his Uncle who is working with Harry