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Letter April 10 1919 from Joe ___to David Eichel
damnable industrial system.
My sister is much upset as you can imagine. She is getting to be a real radical. She was going with a young chap for some time and broke off diplomatic relations with him because he doesn’t take any interest in Socialism, C.O’s, etc. She wrote and told me that she wants a C.O. and that I should pick one out for her. I have not decided upon a favorite as yet as I don’t know whom to pick and I am afraid I will have to give up in despair. She has been doing a lot of work for us and is co-operating with Jakes brother in running the dance on May 3rd.
So you only have 4 years to serve. Evidently the W.D. is trying to save its face by reducing the sentences. 20 years looks bad but 4 years, I suppose, appears not so unjust.
It reminds me of the foolish virgin that Max speaks of who while she admitted she had had a