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Kimwha, Korea, dune 13, 1939. Dear Father: Since I wrote last I have had two letters from you, one just a few hours ago. The first was written hew 14 and was enclosed with one from Mrs. Bunn for the Wesley Women with their check for $30 and the second was written Hay 21* and brought your check for $15. ^hank <rou very much, I shall wri+e the Wesley Women. fcs to cashing checks, it" makes no difference about the size, as the bank here handles them ail through Seoul, and always seems to have plenty of money. I cannot draw on them till they have been to Seoul and back. 1 think you have to pay a tax on each check, do vou not? So that the fewer you write the better it is for vou. V *■> ou answered mf question of a week or two ago about the color of the outdoor chali c ** r*i o ♦ I kno- the pergola and azitcnen mus 00k very fine now. I wish we might have the o u iccess wit' sweet peas that you have had. I planted a good many seed but only three came up and they are dwindling along The first TT ear w e planted the seeds you brought at the Suchulli house they did well, but not since t r ~. -v ou are probaoiy righ about the summer rains spoiling the narcissus; I had not thought of that . our yard; a few ninks vesterday we picked the first flowers from number of coreopsis, one blue cornflower, and m*. ie last tew da*rs w.e nave tiad several rains •rr Vi n ilch have lelped everything to grow e also plc.<e r> -F &UT strawberries from our little patch yesterday e shall not have many as the plants are ail new and 1 had to crowd them into a poor place temporarily last fail to make way for the wood shed which we built on the spot where they had grown in the summer n riven' a chance they do well with little care and I want to make a better bed for next year. if we had jeen moved this year we would have gone x»r» U 0-»- ■ •»• i I and left all the lings we started without getting a single arv.es j Th ere was a law in ancient Israel that anyone who had slanted a new orchard or built a new h use and had not yet gotten the enefit was exempt from military service. *resterday was Children's day in the Sunday School and church. Song sunsaing made an announcement the week 0 :>re it everyone who had flowers should bring a bouquet in a vase to church" He said he had no flowers in his own yard out he as c ect. • o oem vome from somebody to bring. ks a result of his^good announcement v.e vid a gvgc3 array. The special program was eiveri at nidat, when the pulpit was removed and the "flowers banked along the front of the platform; and the Sunday School and kindergarten children performed, with an extfa musical nu er or two from othera. I played a guitar let with a mandolin; two of my guitar pupils gave a the choir had a special piece; the rls1 club a song. house was packed and sople stood in the vestibule, no ,lai .nouncement, out I suppose ii children being on he ^gram r* urally spread the news. ^ u 5 ■ J. x w
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dune 13, 1939.
Since I wrote last I have had two letters from
you, one just a few hours ago. The first was written hew 14
and was enclosed with one from Mrs. Bunn for the Wesley Women
with their check for $30 and the second was written Hay 21*
and brought your check for $15. ^hank