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Aaron, Fannie | to Mother, Father, and Pete, 1920 December 15

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Dear Mother, Father, and Pete:

Perhaps you will welcome a letter for a change.

I sent my trunk off this morning, so it certainly ought to be home in time. I mailed the check to you this morning, also.

We had a fiendish chem written this morning.

I had a conference with Miss Peelbes yesterday--it was supposed to be a fifteen minute one, but it lasted three quarters of an hour. She went over all my papers, and said that the written work was excellent, but that I did not "bestire myself to speak in class", which she did not think was a very wise plan. Here after I shall pop up more, even if I don't say anything very deep.

I have an hour of lab today, and then I'll be through for the week. I haven't started my history topic yet, and it is due Friday. Miss Peebles said I could hand in after the vacation the paper that she announced was due Friday. It was very nice of her.

I have pages and pages to tell you about debate, but it will have to keep until I get home. You may be interested in knowing that the vote that was cast for us was Miss Yost's, and inasmuch as she teaches argumentation, I feel that hers is more valuable than the other two. She was very firmly convinced that we were by far the best. The other two judges were not so sure of their reasons.

Enough for today.


December 15, 1920