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March 25th '20.
I'll time my talk on
Carman for 20 minutes; but if the audience
seems interested I have enough material
to draw on to go to the limit of half
I never acted as auctioneer but
once and that was sprung on me at
a moments notice. If you want me
to do the auctioning I'll prepare the
kind of patter used by country auctioneers
and try to make it as lively as possible.
It will be best to have the pictures
on an easel placed on the stage
so that I can get at them quickly
at the end of the talk, without any
introduction by the chairman.
Send one of the tickets to my
Miss Clara Waters.
37 Keele st.
Send the other to me at the
Walker House, marked “to be called
for.” I expect my son to meet
I expect to arrive at
about 5 o-clock Wednesday. I know my way
Convocation Hall and if the
tickets are attended to every thing
will be O.K.
Yours faithfully Peter McArthur