W7688 TO [REV.] CALVIN MCQUESTEN from Mrs. E. J. Anderson & family
Dec 8 1907
To: Calvin McQuesten Toronto, Ontario
From: Glenhurst, Saskatchewan
Mr. Calvin McQuesten,
Dear Sir: Your very welcome letter to hand and was glad to hear from you especially Jemima when she got her heal plates which are very satisfactory indeed but you did not put in your bill for same. Jemima is thinking she can have another pair of high healed boots now as I have her walking on low ones and she don't like it a bit.
Glenhurst is quite lively just now, they had a box social a week ago and bought the organ and paid for the lamps and Donald Sutherland is getting up one for to get decorations for the school. I guess it is to be pretty swell. Rebecca and I are taking part. I am going to read Pip is Pigs, it is to be on Friday night the 13th inst., and end up with a shake down at James Adams, tickets, $1 a couple.
Mr. Bevis preaching every second week at Glenhurst, Zelandia, and Roulo. He does not preach at Buffalo for the people will not go to Kirklands at least he never could have more than 5 at a time. Have heard Mr. Kirkland is having Mr. Gibson holled [sic] up for slambing [sic] his wife and Mrs. Jones says she will swear to it and also that he tried it with her when she showed him the door.
Rebecca is at home, mother has gone east to Bury [sic] my brother Alex he is just gradually wearing away. Tuberculosis of the bone.1
The latest is our Will and Pearly are to be married in the spring but Will is going east this winter and we will see what change that will make.
We now have an oposition [sic] store in Glenhurst.
We would like if you could get us a good Scotch song book also a book with Recitations and dialogs something pretty good if you let us know the price and cost of postage we will forward the amount and then you can send them along if it is not too much trouble.
Hoping this may find you enjoying good health as it leaves us all and that we may hear from you again. We remain,
Mrs. E. J. Anderson & family
1 See also W7699, W7710, W7713 and W7729.