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[[underlined in red]] Candid Alabamian says that as soon as he can scrape enough money together to pay his fare he will go back to Alabama [[/underlined in red]] Later on visited [[underlined in red]] "Alligator Farm" [[/underlined in red]] on the [[underlined in red]] Miami River [[/underlined in red]] where we saw Alligators in all stages of growth from the egg stage to little alligators only a few inches long to large big six foot vicious blowing beasts. The man in charge [[underlined in red]] Joe Morgan [[/underlined in red]] is about 26 years old, handsome looking chap who handles these [[underlined in red]] alligators [[/underlined in red]] and closes their jaws and swings them answered with utmost dexterity. He calls them imitating their own noises. Says all these [[underlined in red]] alligators [[/underlined in red]] are [[underlined in red]] caught right near [[/underlined in red]] by in this [[/underlined in red]] Miami River [[/underlined in red]]
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and this was confirmed later on by the man who sold us gasoline and says these [[underlined in red]] alligators came as far as [[/underlined in red]] the [[underlined in red]] Royal Palm Hotel. [[/underlined in red. Then went to [[underlined in red]] Pilkington's Yacht Yard [[/underlined in red]] to [[strikethrough]] find [[/strikethrough]] arrange for storage. A huge roof covered storage for all yachts, while afloat then back to our anchorage at mouth of Miami River for night.
Dec 2. 1917 (Sunday) Out [[underlined in red]] to Cape Florida [[/underlined in red]] then anchored near wharf of a Coconut grove near point of Island, great variety of palms and plenty of [[underlined in red]] mosquitoes [[/underlined in red]] everywhere except near East shore where the wind strikes. a sandy beach Old [[underlined in red]] Spanish Light house [[/underlined in red]] abandoned now. Unsuccessful attempts at fishing Then bathing on shore
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