From the September 1944 magazine.

Mail Call for All A.A.s in the Armed Forces

We received a letter from Bill X., who has been in Northern Ireland, which starts innocently enough with a pat on the back for the Editors and winds up with the germ of a great idea for a new column for the paper:

"Congratulations to the staff. Two copies have come along now and Grapevine has proved a 24th Street extension course for me (24th Street refers to the New York clubhouse). It will be particularly helpful for isolated individuals sweating out the prologues to pub-crawling without the Group; and for new Johnny-come-latelys out in Jeeptown, Arizona, with the book only. Grapevine is a meeting by mail.

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