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Italian after all) [[insertion]] we [[/insertion]] wait axniously for 
your letter telling [[double underline]] ALL [[/underline]]
We have yet to hear from the bird of paradise
falconer - hope he has found a mother lode
for film - what he described to me was very discouraging
(of all the people to go out asking for moneh!)
We are truly tinking bout cuming back to
Chicago.  But don't know four sure yet.
Probably move back to safe sanctuary Evanston and all
that it has to offer.
     Hope you liked wash.  Show (we aim to please)
working with Hopps was fun.

     I met doty in San f. -- a nice person -- not to
much to talk about other than details - He will go to wash
which is good (I think).  The lunch he bought me was down on
pier (not fishin man warf). Waitress "...he called [[underline]] me [[underline]] a greaseball!! da
nerve..."  (she [[underline]] was [[underline]] big = nivce = fat gree) smiling she says to me " I always
sign my sandwichs"  [[blacked out block totally obscures strikethrough]] 
[[IMAGE: drawing of flat oval-shaped object with the word "Gloria" written on it in script. Flat object is labeled "pickle" (with arrow pointing to it.) "Gloria" is labeled "mustard" (with arrow pointing to it.)]]
What a lunch
Jim
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