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[[preprinted]] Wednesday, January 26, 1910 [[/preprinted] Annual General Meeting at the Club today. It wasn't very excited, save when Robertson started to take slice out of Croall. There were several motions came up, but like the old Hawaiian hula-hula, they were all lost. Garrels has been promoted to Catania. We didn't see much of it, during our short stop on the way out, but it was enough. Of all the villianous-looking cutthroats I ever saw, heard of, or read about, the average denizen of this Sicilian seaport takes the everlasting biscuit. [[end page]] [[start page]] [[preprinted]] Thursday, January 27, 1910 [[/preprinted]] Nothing special today save the mail from home, a cable re the sale, and a consequent endeavor to hurry up old [[Dejpar??]] before the news got around. But the Hindi, or anyone out here, for that matter, can't fanthom the meaning of the word. "Juldy" is taken as a compliment more than anything else. They never dream it means, in English, to humph one's self. Smith bot 2 teeth today at a ridiculous price, - cut one clean,- 167 dibs, not so bad, wot?
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