Letter to Mrs. Linnet White. The author talks about drawing straws to do dishes. She talks about the weather and writing letters. She talks about one of the girls not feeling too well, but is usually healthy. She talks about going to town to get a new dress for an O. E. S. meeting. She talks about the books she is reading and the meaning behind them. She mentions that Ernestine can't go to school until February and that Ruth will also be going to school soon.