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Yonkers. I paid him 500 francs for his services. I do not like the rugs or carpets, and I shall give orders to clean them before use as I am disgusted with the [[red underline]] filthy dirty ways of these Arabs. [[/red underline]] To morrow I shall leave for [[red underline]] Casablanca [[/red underline]] fed up with [[red underline]] Fez. [[/red underline]] Have wired for hotel accomodation at Excelsior Hotel [[red underline]] Casablanca [[/red underline]]
April 14. Left for Casablanca [[strikethrough]] ex [[/strikethrough]] at 7 A.M. in a crowded automobile which should seat 5 persons but has to carry 8 besides the driver, including parcels and valises! I have a cramped front seat. Rain and slippery roads. Tiresome drive. - The large motor busses are 
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undoubdetly safer and more comfortable. bus chauffeur is driving very fast notwithstanding narrow road and slippery roads.  60- kilometers average. His car is an old Belgian Minerva and is handled rather roughly. Arrived at [[red underline]] Casablanca [[/red underline]] at 2:15 P.M.  After Fez and Rabat, [[red underline]] Casablanca feels like a veritable comfort. [[/red underline]] Room in hotel is excellent, service etc. incomparably better and everything seems clean. Drove around town, then long walk. [[red underline]] New Casablanca seems like one of our best new Californian towns. [[/red underline]] Cheerful new white buildings and wide streets laid out for future development. I have little doubt that before a few more years are passed [[red underline]] Casablanca [[/red underline]] will be one of the most important towns 
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