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Sunday Dec. 19  
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M. Tin Aye -, U Ba Kyi, came with the dean of Burmese painters U NGwe Gaing at 8.30 AM We all went out ptg - the three did a fairly successful watercolor sketch each. I just made a charcoal drawing -

On way back - we stopped at home of the Minister of the Shan Stat U HLA Shein, himself a good amateur water colorist.

Have arranged for next Sunday's outing at 7 AM.

U Hla Shein, is going to make an evening for me in his home & invite all the artists to meet me. Wants me to deliver a talk to them.

4 P.M. Marion's birthday. Will put up the two large drawings I made for the occasion - the donkey & the baby goats - for tail game.

The party was charming - ninteen children, Japanese, Burmese, 2 Israelis, American & three India


Marion's Birthday Party -
Sun. Dec. 19 
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children, belonging to the servants working for Louis. They all played with the toys set out on the lawn - Americans, motor cars, bycicles, rocking horse & swing-trapze & basketball. The Burmese usually hire for two dollars the afternoon each (20 Chats) a full carousel with hand organ & a man with a donkey for donkey rides for the children.

Also the American cultural society also sends free - a man with a motion picture projector & screen with nature shorts & cartoon films. The Hacohens dropped in after the party & we met them for dinner at 9 at a Chinese Restaurant - wonderful variety of food - served in private booths, or out on the terrace, bill 18 chats or 80ยข per person for 5.-

7 to 9 Party (in tremendous garden) about 150, 200 people in Bo Let Ya' home for Japanese ministry.

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