[3 January 1917]
enough without the walls falling in. So much for that. I am at present ten feet down over a portion and have another 8 or so to go.
Yours of 28th. No, your letters are doing all right & only missed one day in the last 8. What a very unhappy tale about the little girl whose boy was killed. I am very sorry for her. Whether it will be a little boy or a little girl it will be a great person, Im sure of that.
Im glad the landlady likes my face and very glad that she is nice to you it makes a good deal of difference. I am thinking of writing to Mr George Moore or the News-