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life insurance and wanted to just pay half of the new one, it was [[underlined]]so[[/underlined]]heavy, but it's necessary for you to fill out a blank ordinarily, my power of attorney is no good for that but he said he might make a special dispensation for [[underlined]]me[[/underlined]], ahem! I'm to know in a few days. If not, I'll pay the full amount. I feel you'll want to make some change in that last policy anyway.

Your Punta Arenas mail comes alright but the last Falkland islands mail had been opened down there. Probably by the British.

I was much provoked about that date I had made for you for the 20th of April. They had changed it once already so I got Mrs. Mabel Owens Wilcox the Shakespearian actress who was down in S.A. for three months you know, to fill in for you. I'm to play the piano too.
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