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[[red underline]] Japanese industry (artificial silk used for it) also [[red underline]] incandescent lamps [[/red underline]] (capital mainly furnished by General Electric Co). Good library general good impression. Athletic grounds. Students Club big. The fine building of President and Administration. A few foreign professors. one american (Swift) 1 German. 1 Russian one French. 1 Chinese (literature) See report. In [[red underline]] library am shown my picture [[/red underline]] just published in latest issue of Journal of Society of Chemical Industry of Japan. Small cups of warm tea. - Wooden buildings are not varnished [[red underline]] because varnished wood offends artistic taste [[/red underline]] of Japanese, furthermore their buildings are [[red underline]] not supposed to last. [[/red underline]] They do not care enough about them. Kondo drove me back to hotel and I took Tiffin alone.
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At 3 P.M. [[strikethrough]] Kanak [[/strikethrough]] [[red underline]] Tanaka [[/red underline]] and his chemists and engineers are at hotel for further conference  I learn they have used and are using successfully mechanical bleach machine. Stayed here till past [[overwritten]] 7 [[/overwritten]] 8 P.M. I ate supper alone. Evening [[strikethrough]] told [[/strikethrough]] took [[strikethrough]] Risk [[/strikethrough]] Ricksaw and drove [[red underline]] around town in dark. [[/red underline]] After coming back to hotel went to [[red underline]] Tea house opposite hotel. [[/red underline]] All alone. empty big rooms then smaller rooms with little gardens and trees all of wood. 
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Samishan-playing, everything very decorous and proper. Great cleanliness. Little smoking outfits of [[strikethrough]] pot of charcoal [[/strikethrough]] china pot with piece of charcoal in it, and piece of bamboo for stumps of cigarettes. To bed at 11 P.M.
Aug 12. Went out [[red underline]] shopping [[/red underline]] at [[strikethrough]] Fito [[/strikethrough]] Fida & Co. Sheets & kimonos & pajamas. also dry good store then short nap then Mr. [[strikethrough]] Furuyo [[/strikethrough]] [[red underline]]
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Transcription Notes:
"Samishan" probably refers to the Japanese stringed instrument, a shamisen.

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