The patrolman looked over the letter for a moment then walked over and interrupted the doctor who was just finishing with his patient and said, “Say, Doc, this letter is from a hardhearted old boy, even in this cruel old world of ours, listen to this:
Mrs. J.T. Craige:
Upon receipt of your letter appealing for financial aid, I wish to call your attention to the fact: that John was disinherited on the date of your wedding, which as you know, was against my wishes. Please except this as final.
Enjoy this historical fiction set during the Great Depression.