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Thursday evening. Dear Folks: I arrived without mishap Monday after-noon. Tuesday morning our gentleman departed this house and in the evening the city we suppose. He looked well and I guess was in good condition and I trust fared forth happily and well content. I found that Mrs. W. had been hugging the house pretty closely so I urged her to accompany me Tuesday morning in town as I had heard her say she wanted a waist. We got off at Copley and walked down Boylston St. I don't know how many stores by actual count we did go into but they were numerous. I began by 12 o'clock to feel sick, so my cousin's baby sent a return card with an invitation to come out. The two Miss Rogers were pleased with the letter I sent them. Miss L. was not on the speaking list again to-day - something new? Miss Libourel told me that she Miss Leadbetter had asked her if she needed me and she told her, "yes". I have been cutting to-day, that is this forenoon. This P.M. I took Miss Blanchard's class with mine as Miss B. is out sick as are 3 other teachers besides one who is out because of the illness of her sister-in-law. I asked Miss Anslow about going to Canton and she said it would be all right, so to-night I answered the letter. I got spattered by an auto truck with dirty mud to-night top of hat, sides, face, mouth, neck, sleeves, collar, back and front - all over, you see. I have spent a lot of good elbow grease cleaning up. Last night as Mrs. W. and I were ready to go to bed she essayed to use my bath spray. She didn't do it right and as we were both in the bathroom we got out at once with little damage. She went back and set the thing right and again I ventured in but she got thoughtless the second time and then we did not
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