Now I know I was wrong. Since posting an earlier blog update, I've gotten new information.
The Bullard Company made heavy machine tools such as lathes.
"I was never so surprised in my life and he was surprised to see me, too. he has been here for five months and has he got a racket."
When I was a youngster and visited my grandmother, Babe's mother, at that house, the trees you see in front to the left were not there.
Looking at the earliest correspondence I have from Babe's time in the service.