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[[pre-printed]] Saturday, November 16, 1907 [[pre-printed]] Nothing much doing, except that Smith and I went around to look at some ivory down the line. It was a bally lot, two, - four good tusks out of seventy four. We took a walk around the bottom of Marshag, and up the ladder in the afternoon. That's a great scramble. Gessner got back from the sick-bay today. The bed's hoodoo is played out, I guess. He said he missed the kind Sister, but was glad to get back to his whisky sodas. It's in the blood. [[end page]] [[start page]] [[pre-printed]] Sunday, November 17, 1907 [[pre-printed]] We got our mail early today. It was welcome, that's sure. Now we've got a week before another. But Wednesday is here before we've got our New York letter half done, and thats three days gone. The other four go by like lightning, too, and then we hear the two guns on Marshag again. Then we lay around and call the mail clerks "swine" and damn them for their slowness. It certn'y does seem an age from the time the old tub is sighted until that be-turbaned nigger postman plods up the stairs with the result. I had a goodly pile this time to comfort me.
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