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9 Nov 5, 1929

The rate is 300$ a month, room, café (an [[underlined]] orange [[/underlined]] and [[underlined]] banana [[/underlined]] with it!) and evening dinner. That is about $1.25 a day, [[double underlined]] very [[/underlined]] reasonable. The baggage is stacked up under shelter at one side of the patio and I was allowed to take an old table into the patio to put my plants in press. I used the patio for drying the one day there has been sun. My room has running cold water. A hot bath is 2$ (about $.25). I am keeping clean by means of my wash bowl as yet, I'm squeamish about
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