[Letters of Rev. Dr. Thomas McHutchin Cunningham] Page: 80 of 414
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WHO. ldnatFila 24 :i
Jan 24. l4a0
Dear folks at home,This
is the wrest. sprigiest weather m ever saw
in January,Tho this week have had muoh damper weather
than last. This morning it looks as if a norther
were night on us.
ml never heard of the like-of hold-ups and robberies
as there have been every where in the last few
.*eek1os -You must. ot be having them at Bliasillle
ryou would have sidd soaethig "bout tit tin your
letter this laoralng. There were three sueossaful and
attempted hold-ups tin Gaiaestvill
e n one might last
week. Unoonsoiously: ' passed night lose by where
two unsueoossful attempts wer-e ade
*e at a hotel
and the otherr at a garage. both about 1i. ooeok
Friday night. It has made me fOel.a little shakey
iif I happen te be ,aut a little late. Gv. xeffrs
aot of dltng away with the board of pardons at
Austin is.the latmisr pirtant thting that has been
done .in Texas.tin many a day. [t will do more to
disoourage ortime than all the laws cn the statutes
fer the onitinal with money oould buy cff the men
on the board ,cf pardons and-run free f-r more crimes.
Mxt pf the leaders f these hold-ups are pard 'ned
onmitinale and they have lost respect for the law
when they know they oan get pardoned so easily.
YesterdaysB servsioes were all very good lin
spite pf the threatening weather. (t ti very gratiifting
that a number who have na interest tin the
ohuroh for years are oiing npo for hath morning
and evening servioes. The Mens Bible Class ,is
than last Sunday,and the C.B.is
growing sore raetdly still. -'We-are lookin -forward
te next Sunday wiith pleasure when we hope -t have
B sie Graoe with us to help us out
the m*uato. Sunday nights servioe will-be a special
aumieal pregrau conducted by the ChnistUia Bndeaver
whdoh ,will carry out a short program on the topro
for the mstht. We are making a pull for that night
that we hope will fill the autdateiumw math all the
-Sunday Sohool rom thrownA din
, an planning to-go over to-Sherman the'last
cf the week and bring Jake and B. G.beak ith hoe.
Haven't hoard yet when Presbytery is gr!ng to moet
and dt lit impossible for ae to tell when C oan oome
home till then.
Lots of love to all,
Here’s what’s next.
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Cunningham, Thomas McHutchin. [Letters of Rev. Dr. Thomas McHutchin Cunningham], book, 1918; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth24653/m1/80/: accessed October 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Other.