Dear Mother Rec'd your letter but have not much to write so this care will do for this time. I will send that paper back to you next time I write you a letter and that picture I did get and give my thanks to Aunt Bartos for thinking of me. Have nothing new to write only I am working nights - changed yesterday will work for a month nights it was kind of warm when we worked daytime but it's fine and cool there nights I like the work pretty good small pay but I don't want to wrk har could have got more but harder work so rather took an easier job. just not to be idle and have a good place for winter With best wishes to you and all at ahome Don't forget JQ and Aunt and Uncle Joe Bartos if you see them. I am your son John PS got a letter from Gibbon Tells me not to use any ______ but to live like a man.