know that France & England the victors; and we hope for [the?] best.news so far are very unreliable; we hear from Germany has a pack of lies up to the it a huge and dreadful is pending in Belgium, gets the [illegible] should practically but we have yet many su[illegible] [illegible] factories, business, all a standstill or closed, and many factory hands especially feeling the pangs of hunger, we are able to re[illegible] and the state has forbidden [illegible] of the prices of foodstuff speculators to benefit by [illegible] circumstances, so we every one will have enough keep the wolf out of the door better times and things are
Les Batards, Swit.
1914 Aug 15
Original letter dimensions: 17 x 24.5 cm.
Reel 22, Image 0573
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