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  • A member of N.S.B.R.O. staff is supposed to be in town, Ruth tells me, and was interested in this new trend of the Local Boards. His opinion was that draft boards evidently do anything they could get away with, according to Ruth. Eleanor Fowler came while Ruth was still here and said she brought me $10.00 from the F.O.R. This will go a long ways, unless I have 3 others to share with each day. Sometimes 3 or 4 of the boys in the cell of 4 have ... more
    A member of N.S.B.R.O. staff is supposed to be in town, Ruth tells me, and was interested in this new trend of the Local Boards. His opinion was that draft boards evidently do anything they could get away with, according to Ruth. Eleanor Fowler came while Ruth was still here and said she brought me $10.00 from the F.O.R. This will go a long ways, unless I have 3 others to share with each day. Sometimes 3 or 4 of the boys in the cell of 4 have money, so individually we can live quite econmically. At other times, 3 of the four are broke and at times like that, one person's treasury sinks rapidly. Such is the case now, but February will see most of the boys leaving. One boy, not a C.O. but simply an objection (mostly political) will move into my cell the first of the month. He is a kick, and should be a very interesting companion. An enclosed letter in Arthur's latest communication reveals an interesting angle to the final campaign of my case. Walter Borton had written Art about the... less