Treat 'em Rough

Letters from Jack the Kaiser Killer

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Author: Ring Lardner
Published: 1918
Language: English
Wordcount: 26,368 / 71 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 77.1
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 1,106
Added to site: 2005.10.24
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A series of letters from Jack, a new recruit stationed at Camp Grant, to his friend Al, with tongue-in-cheek descriptions of life in the service.

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for a man to go to sleep so they can cut your throat. Some of them has been use to doing it all their life Al and they are beggining to miss it. But I don't know if I wouldn't just as leave die that way as from them upseting exercises.

Your pal, JACK.

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CAMP GRANT, Sept. 26.

FRIEND AL: Well Al don't be surprised if you pick up the paper some A.M. and see where I'm gone and you may think I am just jokeing Al but I am telling you the truth and I am glad Florrie is fixed so she can make a liveing for herself and little Al because I wouldn't bet a nickle I will be alive by the time this gets to you.

I guess I all ready told you the kind of birds we got in our Co. Well the worst one in the bunch is a guy named Sebastian and of course he would have to be the one that got the bunk next to mine. Well Al you remember me writeing to you about the little runt that throwed that guy's trombone away, well his name is Lahey but we call him Shorty on acct. of him

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