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the dreaded "Spanish Flu" which has been such a [[?]] epidemic here (also in camps in America I understand)
It rained hard this evening. cats and dogs as the saying is tho as a simple matter of fact I didn't see a single such animal - 
Went with Rose Glass in a motor truck to a Naval Air Station and saw her boys give a "dandy" Minstrel show - really tip top and uproarously received by a tightly packed audience
On the whole this show contained the best Professional talent I have yet seen [Cabaret and Music Hall stuff]
Wednesday September 25
Tom not much better this morning. but he has a light case - and it is only a matter of a few days before he will be able to get up and sail  
At the door of the "Continental" as I went out this morning I met Edith Davis who has charge of Red Cross Activities in the largest hospital here [the one Tom is in]
I dined with her to night - and met the "Lansing girls" with their Medailles Militaires flopping unsteadily on their maidenly breasts 
Edith and I walked after supper on the high esplanade - overlooking the harbor and roadway which was resplendent in a wonderful evening light - the war ships were twinkling their many signal lights - it was a beautiful scene
Later saw the same show again at the Naval Hut - and afterwards when the actors were entertained at supper. I told the "China dog story" and was immediately made a member of the troupe
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