grumbling. This is specially evident at meal times, when they turn up their noses at everything. Many of them I am sure have never had such decent stuff in their lives before & yet last night for instance one table of ten men did not touch a fine big dish full of rice & dried apples, and they complained to the officers & made a great fuss about it. Needless to say Allen & I made hay whle the sun shone & when we had finished our own share of it, 'divvied' on what was left until we were almost too full for words.
I think that lots of the men have never heard of dried apples or apricots before , & think that they are being imposed upon when it is served to them. At any rate such cannot have any