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get.  Drove around the [[red underline]] squalid looking [[/red underline]] town. [[red underline]] Awful road shabby houses. [[/red underline]] many negroes and mulattoes Armour and Wilson have a large freezing plant here near by.  Train leaves at 6:00.  Beautiful sunset, rolling prairie.  Magnificent cattle and horses and sheep now and then a [[red underline]] picturesque gaucho [[/red underline]] on horseback as a silhouette on the red sky.  It occurs to me that in this splendid cattle country where [[strikethrough]] it [[/strikethrough]] never blizzards occur horses and cattle and sheep must feel happy.  Mallow grass, and flowers are endless
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waving prairie
[[red underline]] Brazilians [[/red underline]] in the run seem to have a decidedly [[red underline]] poorer physique [[/red underline]] and appearance than the average run of [[red underline]] Chileans, Uruguayan [[/red underline]] and even of [[red underline]] Argentinians [[/red underline]] Then there is much colorance mixture altho' some others are fair toned whites.  The [[red underline]] train we have now is a very poor contrivance.  Run by a [[red underline]] Belgian company. [[/red underline]] There is one small sleeping car in which I have a upper berth. The car [[red underline]] seem of American design but probably [[red underline]] made in Belgium [[/red underline]] and is kept in [[red underline]] very bad condition. [[/red underline]] A positive torture to go to W.C on account of [[red underline]] stench. [[/red underline]] Two dirty towels to do service for everybody and an [[red underline]] an absolutely unconcerned [[/red underline]] Pullman [[red underline]] conductor [[/red underline]]
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