The Ranch Nov 15 1912 Dear My-Woman: - Been remiss in writing --- because I've been over to Winship's on a poker debauch. Total losings : $13.00 I telephoned 490 & talked with Grandma. You were at Villa's I knew Laurie'd written our movements to you. The big "Italian" ??? will be utterly gone when you get here. We've fired half our Italians, & are tearing the guts out of the old ranch system. So I'm not altogether unbusy. (Even Killed W??? dog, which the fired Italians refuesd to take away with them.