"What is this?", he asked himself.
Looking at the paper, it read "Amw ytc xffu tx honzarz vmghers."
He then turned the paper the other way, and found this:
Cipher. | A | The first letter.
You wish to find it. | piece | The last letter too, is that better?
Ciphe. | of | The middle letter of newsletter,
You wish to find i. | useless | The set (i.e two obvious words) of words in pacesetter.
Ciph. | text | Do that
You wish to find. | ? | And you're done!
Can you help him?