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miles until beyond [[underlined]] Springfield [[/underlined]] where we passed about 11 [[underlined]] 45 [[/underlined]] A.M. Altho we drove occasionally over 35 miles per hour and over, I kept a steady average of about 25 miles. At this rate we practically [[underlined]] had no trouble in overtaking all other cars on the road [[/underlined]], specially on long upgrades where our big [[underlined]] Stearns [[/underlined]] motor shows its excellent qualities. I have become reconciled with this [[underlined]] Stearns [[/underlined]] car which has [[underlined]] shown excellent qualities for touring purposes [[/underlined]] and I now understand the enthusiasm of [[underlined]] George [[/underlined]] and my chauffeur for this car. Its only serious inconvenience is that it [[underlined]] steers hard [[/underlined]] when going slowly and that it has 
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[[underlined]] no self starter [[/underlined]] which is a serious objection with this large 60 horsepower motor. At about 1 P.M. we stopped for lunch at [[underlined]] Heublein's Restaurant [[/underlined]] in [[underlined]] Hartford [[/underlined]]. A most excellent lunch it was! Everything good and cheerfully received Excellent old "Musty Ale" delicious. At 2 [[underlined]] 25 [[/underlined]]. we proceeded thru [[underlined]] Middlebury [[/underlined]] then further thru [[underlined]] Connecticut's [[/underlined]] quaint towns along [[strikethrough]] Connecticut [[/strikethrough]] the Connecticut valley. Good flat roads, few grades, lost our way for awhile but again joined main road. There is a place before reaching Sandy Hook town, where the road went above a ravine, in which grow hemlock trees and clear little river below all very picturesque [[?]] over [[underlined]] Danbury [[/underlined]] , [[underlined]] Brewster [[/underlined]] 
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