Allen County Childrens Home - ACCH Highlights (Lima, OH)

 - Class of 1941

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FROM CANADA Killarney,Man. Januray 2O,l94l. Dear Pen Pnl: , I received your letter and was very gf so pleased to get it. I am going to tell you about my imboies I like knitting,chocheting, sn ving :iu,ps and movie stars. I am knitting red e-t:s socks just now. Since you described yourself I will decribe q self also. I have fair hnir, and blue eyesgfair complexion,and weigh about lOO pounds. I am five feet two inches tall. I go to the Killarney High School and have five teachers. I am in the ninth grade and am fifteen years old. I have two sisters and-four brothers. One of my brothers is in the Royal Canad- ian Air Force. I have one sister and two brothers married. I also have my two parents I will send you a picture of m self later on. I haven't a photo of me yet. I will also send you a photo of the Killarney Lake and the Tovm Hall and Monument. The Monument represents the soldiers who died in the World War. The lake is very beauf tiful. In the summer many tourists from all parts of Canada and the United States come down to the lake. I have a pure black cat here at home. It is a great favorite here. We live on main street. My dad is an agent. Well, I m st close now as I hsve to go to bed. Write soon. Your pen pal. Rosella. The above letter was written to Ethel Richardson who secured her Pen Pal's name through the Student Letter Exchange and is enjoying the friendship and acquaintance of another who lives in n foreign country. has4s4444+44eseseseeseaeseeesseaesae CORRESPONDING At the first of the year our teacher fMr.SellersD asked the boys and girls of the seventh and eighth grades if they would correspond with boys and girls in countries ao their names were taken countries they wished. He then sent like to foreign end the to the Student Letter Exchange, Wetseka,Minn. In about two weeks the names arrived and they were distributed. Since there have been many interesting letters received. Sometimes the writer waits a long time for an answer. Uruw FROM CANADA Wetaskiwin,Canada February 25,l94l. Dear Pen Pal: I received your letter a few weeks ago but could not write necauso I had the measles and mr eyes were too sore to do any reading or writing. As in your letter you said you were a Girl Scout. Well I was a Guide two years ago but did not like it. I also went to C.G.I.T. last year. Our teacher's name was Mrs Greig. We went on hikes and had aprties which was great fu . Once we rode on a fourteen mile hike at six oclock in the morining. I will send some pictures of my- self and of some of the around here when I have taken. V I go to the United in M rs Condie's class. practice every Thursday oclock. I listen to the and a m very much interested in music. I was skating today from 2 to 4 and had a great time. Please write again soon. Your pen pal. Violet McDonald. The above letter was received by Hazel Lutz from her pen pal in Canada with whom she has been corresponding important places some good ones Church and am we have choir from 7 to 8 radio very often regularly. seasswassseeseeaaeseeeseeesweseee State of Love City of Kisses Street of Nowhere Dear Small Frye: Are you in the mood for mischief? Between a kiss and sigh,corn picking for you day of Heaven. got to get get me doing could be chmpsticks. I cry after day on the east side They say two sleepy people some shuteye. You know you the nimble symbol,somewhere over the rainbew,we'll roll out the barrel and have lots'a fun. When pa was courtin' ma there was a cancert in the park and "the three little fishes went out to sea. It mad no difference now the two birds said as they flew south. But romance runs in the family so God bless America. llgy hands are tied and something has got o happen soon. Su lots hurry home. Usually good letters get answers but sometin e times for reasons which we do not know,no answer ever comes. Of course this makes the writer feel bad but the best they can do is to try again. eaaeaeaeeseeweeaaaaeaeaaaaameawees '3'tJeepers creepers I'm lonesome and we've come a long way together, so, Thanks for everything, Little Old Lady Wilma Deltz 8A. ' 9 'li-I1-li-ii-!i'l-Bi-if-V

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Q LETTER FROM A IOREIGN CORRESPONDENT Dorothy LaMons has for her correspond ent a girl in the Philippine Islands. Her name is Juan Villarta and her address is Del Remedio,Sulat,Samar,Philippine,Islands. It is interesting to note that Dorothy's letter was written about Thanksgiving time. The answer to her letter was mwiled Jruuary 80th and arrived in Fort Wayne V vcn seth. The letter reads as follows: Simar High School Catabalrn,L'mar Jrnuarv 5o,l9ll. Dear friend: I received your letter with a greet receprocation rnd understanding. I have been willing for a pen pal for 1 long time ago and when your letter reached me I was extremely happy. I em four feet eleven inches tall with straight dark hair. My complexion is fair brunette as what you have perhaps known of Philippine nature. I live in the eastern part of Samar 115 kilometers away from Catabalan. You may be surprised that I am away from my home town. It is because that I am studying in the Ins titution. I am with my younger sister. Her name is Paciencia. We call her Passing,so with her friends Pacents. Pacents and friends call me Wanning as a nickname. What is your nickname? I have three brothers but at the arrival of your letter I also received a telegram from Pacents telling of the death of uur youngest brother. We sisters belong to the sophomore organization. We are taking the following subjefts3geometry,ganeral science,english and literature,oriental hist ory,and child care. I an glad to tell you that we have taken United States History during the first simcstera. M hobbies are biking,collecting stamps a nd beautiful views,playing violin,and some times dancing. I will tell you about my pres ent environments. Beside Catabalan it is very hilly with beautiful orchids in the trees. Maqueda Bay beside Catabalan is not- ed for its fish. It is considered on of the best fishing grounds in the Philippines. Three kilometres away from Catabalan is a cadre in Mao Long where our boys are train- ed for future soldiers. Oh! How would you like to enjoy the MaoLong sunset? I hope we carry on a long correspondence so that I can send you pictures of my environments. How would you like to exchange our personal photos. I am willing to xchange things with you. Here I'm sending you a money case. I believe it is not so durable but heartily given.Perhaps it will interest you much for for it may not be common there. The Handker- Qcontinued next colum l chief you sent me is cordially receive and I cxtend to you m best regards ann countless thanks for it. On March 28th our School will cle: for summer vacation already. I will tpk my vacation in m home town which is addressed as Del Rcmedio,Sulat,Srmar.So if you will reply me,if you will be so interested,which I hope you will be,for I m self is interested in this habit, you will address me in this vay,Miss J Juana Villarta,Del Remedio,Sulat,Samar, Philippine Islands. Please introduce me to some of your friends who are interest- ed ih exchanging letters,photos,and especially beautiful gifts. Tell them that I answer letters promptly. Present a ddress: Home address: Del If you will reply number 2 for I'll Your pen pal, Juana Villarta. Catabalan,Samar. Remedio,Sulat,Samar me use the address be there this coming vacation,and please reply mc very soon. P.S. Good luck always to both of us . I wish we shall be good friends in existp ence of our lives. So let us be good fricr friends for a long time. Wanning. M name is Villarta and not Villorta pl please. NOTE The people of the Philippine Islands are Spanish in learn to speak there are many which indicate language and they must English. It will be noted passages in this letter the fact that the writer thinks in Spanish and then translates the thought into the English. aeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee A LETTER This is what a farmer boy wrote to the girl he lovcd.??????? My darling Sweet potato. Do you Gdrrot for me? My heart beets for you alone You are a peach with your raddish hair and your turnip nose You are the apple of m eyen but if we cantaloupg noa,then lettuce be married soon for I know we will makt a happy Bgnr, Goodbye, Corrine Lutz. aaaaaeeaaeeaaeeeeeeeeeeeeewewaa+ Mother: You were a very tidy boy,not to throw you banana peel on the floor of the bus. Where did you put it? Jim ie: In the pocket of th man next me FA4F dkYr4i-'bW+ Jki4n'HAiP?X+

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. 4' 1'- sf' 41?-zz .T s, J-........-ff, w4?'fuf?fxH F?:If 'Tiff' I ,tv . if Q XMB- ' fflffi I e-'U 1,42 'ifgfie 7 .' U .N-Nw' 'lishghgsgfg f I "e:"' I 'TT xxjkiiwfaxl r ""mD -f ,-b- f' ,- Fofesfe rw coefeusseo me.:-.N CE CLUB- Letter writing is a fine Sort uf -vfv.eJquarrels between nations may be avoided time or hobby if one may choose to r'W it such. It is of great value to the trit.r and may be of great interest and equal value to the receiver of the letters. Two girls wer were in the hospital and decided the proper thing to do would be to write a letter to their teacher. The following letters were duly written,posted,carried, and received at the school. They were read and reread by the teacher and then read again before the class. Now they are here,inclosed, to show the value of letter writing.2 A llen County Children Home F ort Wayne,Indiana January 22,l94l.Wednesday Dear Mr.S ellers: Just dropping a few lines and hoping they don't drop off. Hope I'm finding you O.K. I am practically well now,just a slight cold and headache. Mr.Sellers, when I'm not in school, I miss you but not the arithmetic,at all. Helen is writing to you too. Helen says that I am writing more than she can, but don't mind her. Well, Helen si is bothering me now,so I will have to close Goodbye, Corrine Lutz. s+s++++4ss+se+w+waeeHeea masses Dear Mr.Sellers: I am in bed because of my cold. I will be until I get was back at school. don't know how long it out. I sure do wish I Corrine is in here too. She has a cold. I thought I would let you know that I am drop you n line to pretty good. Well I guess that is about all I have to say. Goodbye, Helen Ferrier. P.S .Corrine is Writing too. S he thinks she is smart because she can think of more to write about than I can. axsseasseessmsssaassaassssesssasax NEW FRIENDS Would you like to build up a better understanding of the citizens of other countries by writing to boys a nd girls of your own age in India,China,South America, or some other foreign country. The inter- national friendship league was organized nine years ago to promote better under- standing among young people of the world. in the future. ' The League has lists of students in 86 countries and territorieswho want to write to American boys and girls. Because of the war a number of countrie in E urope cennot take part in the plans now. Fowever,there are thousands of students, gmrticularly in South America, who are eager to tell you about their schools,homes,and communities, and to hear about yours in return. When a class is interested,the Inter- national Freindship League,4l Mt.Vernon Street,Boston,Mass. will gladly make all the arrangements for the correspond- ence. Dr,Joh Stwdebaker,Commissioner of Education at Washington D.C. has approved the League. Euegen Torrence,QA '.'i-K-EH?-'.P.i-332-DH PX-71-X-X-2?X-9.6.1-VH?-31'-'A-X-IA-X-Yr-4 HH?-X -A-it LETTER TO A CORHESPONDFNT I Allen County Children Home Fort Wayhe,Indiana April 28,l94l. Dear Violet: I was very pleased to get your welcome letter and was very glad to hear from you. I would like very much to have your picture and also of the scenes in your town. I am very glad to correspknd with you and since you told me about Wetaskew ewin I suppose I should tell you about Fort Wayne. It is quite large and there ten or eleven theatres but I have never taken the time to go to all of them. So I really don't know the exact nu ber. In the summer we have many things for enjoyment, We sometimes go swimming or go to the ball games or parks where there are many things for the amusemetn. I love to go to the parks because there is so much fu there. I would love to see the little child ren you take care of,especial1y Mary Ann I used to work in the nursery where there are children from three days to six years old. One of the children I liked especially was Mary Ann Dancer. She is not here now. She was really a darling. Some people took her into a home with them to take care of. I don't work there now but I wish I did. Through such understanding,wars and qua rrel Ccontinued next columnl fcontinued next 111895

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