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Bright weather & Southerly winds. Still in Gulf stream Met the son of Metz. Good looking chap of about 20. Also Dr. Hütz of the German chemical Trust. A.I.Cy. who knows me from the time of the beginning of the Chemists Club. Also met Mr. [[underlined in red]] Kissam [[/underlined in red]] who travels with his wife; and several other people who know me 
[[underlined]] June 13. Sunday [[/underlined]] Calm sea. Moderate temperature. Mr. [[underlined in red]] Houston is on board representing the New York World's Fair Committee [[/underlined in red]] and business convention. He [[underlined in red]] broke his arm [[/underlined in red]] a few days before departure and holds it in a strap and bandage. Talked over old times during the world war etc. [[strikethrough]] spike [[/strikethrough]]
[[underlined]] June 14. [[/underlined]] Calm but colder. Found out I have to pay additional sum for going out at [[underlined in red]] Cherbourg [[/underlined in red]] instead of Southhampton alto Cherbourg is nearer. This evening great festivities in the main room: [[underlined in red]] Good singing by the crew [[/underlined in red]] and excellent orchestra followed by dancing  All very well carried out and pleasant passengers. My stewards name is Bruns, and is excellent. I [[underlined in red]] have taken all my meals in my cabin [[/underlined in red]] so as not to have to go to the dining hall and all its fuss.
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[[underlined]] June 15. [[/underlined]] Colder and fog banks - sea calm - but fog horn blowing when approaching the French coast 
[[vertical note in red in left margin]] Paper Marks. [[/note in left margin]] 
Long talk with [[underlined in red]] Dr. Hutz [[/underlined in red]] and his intelligent wife about many matters - amusements of the people in various countries. Packing day. My [[underlined in red]] excess of paper marks, can be used for purchases in Germany, [[/underlined in red]] and are sold at a great discount but must be used in Germany or on [[strikethrough]] boat [/strikethrough]] German passenger ships but not anywhere else.
[[underlined]] June 16. [[/underlined]] Arrived in [[underlined in red]] Cherbourg [[/underlined in red]] early in the morning. So got up at 5 A.M to get ready; but took several hours before we reached the docks. - [[underlined in red]] docks [[/underlined in red]] are superbly constructed but [[underlined in red]] manned by a clumsy group of men, stupid noisy and lazy. [[/underlined in red]]
[[vertical note in left margin in red, underlined]] Cherbourg [[/note in left margin]]  
So that it took a very long time before our disorderly dumped baggage everywhere and mixed with various baggage all over the large hall. The [[underlined in red]] "Pullman" train to Paris was however very comfortable [[/underlined in red]] and [[underlined]] much [[/underlined]] better than former French cars used to be. Large amount of the passengers got off here. Train left at 8:08 AM. Flat uninteresting country of Normandy. Old settled green fields lined with rows of [[underlined in red]] ungainly poplar [[/underlined in red]] trees of which the habitants
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