Luck chain letter (postcard). Blind13. "Oh, Lord have mercy on
this nation." Concludes: "Thirteen penny postcards." US, 1945.
Oh, Lord, have mercy on this
nation. This prayer must go all over the world. Copy and send copies to 13
friends and on the thirteenth day great happiness will come to your home.
Don't fail or misfortune will befall yo. God bless the loved ones in the
service. Don't let this prayer die in your home. Thirteen penny postcards.
Published: The Ogden Standard-Examiner
(Ogden, Utah), Aug. 21, 1945, p. 12.
PRAYER CONTAINED IN CHAIN LETTER
"The latest thing in chain letters, according to Postmaster Ed Vendell, can
be called an honest attempt on part of well meaning Christians to save the
nation or downright stupid fifth column activities, according to the people
who are dealt with.
The chain written on a postcard, reads:" [text]. [Omissions] "In other
words, he concluded, if you get such a card, throw it in the wastebasket."
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