Somebody wrote us last year and suggested that Reunions that publish a booklet or program concerning the Reunion with pictures of their engines and activities so state in the advertisement of the Reunion with the price, postpaid of the booklet. A lot of people who cannot attend would like to follow you in print.
We have had several booklets sent to us which we cherish and keep filed. The latest just came from Strum, Wisconsin.
There are two men who have passed co the Great Beyond the past year that I was closely associated and I want to say a word of praise of them. They are Gilbert Enders, West Lodi, Ohio and Bruce Bunting of Burlington, New Jersey. Enders was a good engine man as well as a machine man. His engines were always in order, and he had several. Mr. Bunting was of the saw mill order. He gave his mill to Kinzers Reunion. He was a very helpful man wherever needed. He had a lengthy illness. These men will be missed.
We had a lot of 2, 3 and 5 year subscriptions come in the past three months. We get a lot of renewal slips in magazines that should not be there. First, we all make mistakes. 2, We often have new help and they do not always understand.
If there is no mark, mostly, red, on the little flap of the envelope then forget it, we goofed. If there is a mark on the flap, write us as we likely made a mistake. No need to look up check numbers or receipts just tell us you paid. We are not hard to get along with.
A great many write a separate check for the Album and the Gas Magazine. It is the same outfit and one check will do the job. The Stemgas Publishing Co. covers magazines and books.
The Elmer Schaefer's had us in for dinner before we went to Ohio. Our two Elmer's never seem to tire of Steam Engine talk and of course that gives us women a free evening to enjoy each other.
Mrs. Amos Brandt seems to be recovering slowly but nicely from her operation. We visited in their home last week. She is getting her old spirits back to go to this summers' Engine Shows. We sure are praying for her. Amos and my hubby certainly had the 'steam up' as well as we women.
Mine has just about run down for now so I'll say Good-nite.