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74/ Motor car Drivers license which he easily obtained when his abilities were shown as a first class driver besides his practice as an engineer. That very afternoon I wanted to test him in regard of the running of my Diesel engine. - There again he showed excellent knowledge and abilities. Later on we went sailing in my Pram. - There again he showed knowledge and excellent abilities. [[note in left margin]] Nina & her husband return North. [[/note in left margin]] ^[] [[underline]] March 7. [[/underline]] This evening had the visit of Howard, accompanied by one of his friends of the Bahamas, who is to accompany him [[strikethrough]] t [[/strikethrough]] to Nassau [[strikethrough]] Saturday 8. [[/strikethrough]] Beautiful weather all day.. ^[] [[underline]] Saturday 8. [[/underline]] Strong rainfall and sultry. - Cold weather and snowfall reported in the North. ^[] [[underline]] Sunday. 9. [[/underline]] Beautiful day Celine and I were invited for luncheon at Mrs. Deering's. Other company was Mrs. Deerings [[end page]] [[start page]] 75/ daughter and son in law, also Mr. [[strikethrough]] the [[/strikethrough]] [[blank space]] the famous writer of, [[blank space]] and a British Government officer from one of the British possessions. Interesting conversation, and excellent food and wine. ^[] [[underline]] March 10. [[/underline]] [[underline]] Monday. [[/underline]] ^[] Again beautiful weather. Celine was invited for luncheon card party. [[underline]] March 11 [[/underline]] 1941. Went out on ION, with Rowl and Paul Schmiedike, so as to test the latter in his knowledge of navigation and Diesel Engine, this morning. We thus entered the "Hurricane Harbor" of the Mathesons and then came back about [[strikethrough]] none [[/strikethrough]] noon. - Paul showed his abilities and handled boat and engine well. Weather excellent, but on arriving in my harbor, we entered at low tide water, which gave us some trouble in landing. - My harbor needs dredging. - This for another day. The child of Paul is ill in bed [[strikethrough]] with [[/strikethrough]] - Measles? Temp. 104. [[underline]] March 13. [[/underline]] ^[] Physician attended early this morning to the child. Temperature had gone down to 102. Were told that so called "Chicken poks" are showing among children and some schools closed on this account.
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