From the November 1948 magazine.

A "Loner" at Sea

The last of a series

Palembang River, January 3, 1948--"We had an enjoyable time in Palembang. We were invited to a New Year's Eve party. It was the first whoopee party. I have attended since joining A.A. I really had a swell time. I danced the old year out with the 16 year old daughter of the plant manager. It just goes to prove that you can have a swell time sober and people begin to wonder what you have got! It was really a pleasure to get up in the morning and remember everything I had done with no regrets.

At Sea, January 12, 1948--"I think I mentioned before that my...

-- A Member of Alcoholics Anonymous.