1$' Sinclair Lewis seoi East Second St. DULUTH S, MINNESOTA May 28 - Sunday I await* zealously* your account of the gt cocktail party* Both your darling letter and that of Kay have prepared me for its fantasy. I hope your bulletins are on the way.»*.Incidentally the portrait df Silly M, delicately decked for the feast, a beautiful work of a* looks rather alarmingly like that of a bride..*.And more incidentally, after viewing the likenesses of Dreiser, Hemingway et al. which you sent me, I think I shall become a modest Duluth grain-broker. I8m^ln. Oh God, the saga of Rented Houses; thwe things you always have to buy for a supposedly Completely Furnished Gent^s Residence. Here, the cautious, no-longer-so- well-off wldowladyowner had been economizing by""either letting the electric bulbs almost burn out, or just neatly by not having any bulbs at all in most of the sockets. And there are slight matters like wastebaskets and ash-trays. But most of these have been supplied and —<— It's a grand house; much too large to own; besides comfortable library, ""sun porchT* breakfast room, and large panelled dining- room, there8s a vast drawing room now furnished largely with memories of a once- luxurious past, and to be used by you and me as a passageway between more highly furnished apartments. Or I might hire an Information Booth and a U.S.O. office, and use it as the Duluth Union Station, keep polo ponies in it.