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March 23. Motored to [[red underline]] Coconut Grove to visit Mrs David Fairchild, [[\red underline]] at her country place near Bay. Took [[red underline]] lunch at Royal Palm [[\red underline]] Hotel.
Afternoon drove to beautiful place of W.J. [[red underline]] Matheson [[\red underline]] but he was not in.
Evening when we came aboard saw many people looking at [[red underline]] wreck of a hydro airplane near our boat.  Aviator had been injured and is now [[\red underline]] in hospital. [[red underline]] All this makes us think of George more [[\red underline]] than ever.  Furthermore newspapers gave [[red underline]] bad news [[\red underline]] of Western drive of [[red underline]] Germans which has began 16000 [[\red underline]] allies captured and several hundred guns.
March 24 (Sunday). Quiet calm bright weather.  Got
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up early and wrote long letter to [[red underline]] George. [[\red underline]]  Sent Albert ashore to get latest papers.  [[red underline]] More bad news from front. Germans [[\red underline]] claim considerable [[red underline]] inroads on western line. [[\red underline]] Furthermore news is sent from Paris that [[red underline]] Paris has been [[\red underline]] bombed by [[red underline]] some 9." shells [[\red underline]] dropped at regular intervals and which show signs of rifling and which seem to have been sent by guns more than [[red underline]] seventy miles [[\red underline]] distant which is twice the ^[[longest]] range of guns as known today.
[[red underline]] I worry under the idea [[\red underline]] that the [[red underline]] Germans may be using the very kind [[/red underline]] of weapon on which [[red underline]] our Naval Consulting Board has been working but [[\red underline]] where so much delay has occurred.
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