Luck chain letter. Chain of Good Luck. No Linkage and
Origin statements - probable transcription error. US. 1949.
This "chain of good
luck" is going around the world for the first time. The person who breaks
the chain will surely receive bad luck. Don't keep this letter.
This must be in the mail within 72 hours after receipt thereof.
A private in the Philippine army won the first prize in
the sweepstakes for complying with this chain. Mr. Franklin D. Roosevelt
was elected to his third term as president of the United States 52 hours
after he mailed this letter. Captain Romero, who broke this chain, died
72 hours after he received this letter. Detective Segunda D. Villeneuve
of the city of Nagius, who laughed at the "chain of good luck", met instantaneous
death in an accident of June 14, 1948.
Instructions: Cancel the first name and add your name
to the list. Make 12 copies and mail them to your friends. Do not keep
Published: The Times
(San Mateo, CA), 10 Nov. 1949, p. 8. Title of article: "Death Threat in
Chain Letter". Entered by DWV, 11-29-2013.
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